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Homepage http://www.bluesnews.com/
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
16. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 30, 2015, 15:24  Blue 
 
Frags4Fun wrote on Jul 30, 2015, 15:10:
I had an iguana for many years and it was very friendly. It came when I called it and would climb up onto my shoulder. It would also lay on my while I sat on the couch. They can be very good pets when raised properly.

Here's a lizard that's very friendly.

I don't blame Buddy. He belongs to a young man who was just a little kid when they got him, and afraid to pick him up, so Buddy never got used to being handled. If he was, I'm not sure he'd have let me pick him up, but I doubt he would have been so determined to bite me.
 
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News Comments > Prison Architect Breaks Out in October
10. Re: Prison Architect Breaks Out in October Jul 30, 2015, 12:46  Blue 
 
SpectralMeat wrote on Jul 30, 2015, 12:12:
Blue wrote on Jul 30, 2015, 11:56:
Frode wrote on Jul 30, 2015, 10:39:
Introversion surely knows the difference between an alpha and a beta, and should do their part to not cause people to start using them as synonyms.

Updated key to game development terms:

  • Pre-Alpha = Alpha

  • Alpha = Pre Beta

  • Beta = Beta

  • Release version = Public Beta

  • There you go. And finally:

  • Game of the Year Edition = Release version
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    News Comments > Prison Architect Breaks Out in October
    8. Re: Prison Architect Breaks Out in October Jul 30, 2015, 11:56  Blue 
     
    Frode wrote on Jul 30, 2015, 10:39:
    Introversion surely knows the difference between an alpha and a beta, and should do their part to not cause people to start using them as synonyms.

    Updated key to game development terms:

  • Pre-Alpha = Alpha

  • Alpha = Beta

  • Beta = Beta

  • Release version = Beta
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    News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
    2. Re: Morning Tech Bits Jul 30, 2015, 09:57  Blue 
     
    SpectralMeat wrote on Jul 30, 2015, 09:52:
    Looks like the clean install is still kinda messy.
    I don't understand why is it so hard to put an option into the installation menu to do a clean install.

    Agreed. MS used to be friendly to this, just requiring you insert the disks for qualifying products to do a clean install of an upgrade. I found this changed with Windows 7, however, as I was told by MS tech support that getting it to actually do a clean install from an upgrade disk was not possible. I was finally able to find a registry hack to allow this anyway, but it made me feel like a pirate just doing a clean install of an upgrade for which I paid. Not cool.
     
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    News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
    2. Re: Evening Tech Bits Jul 28, 2015, 12:49  Blue 
     
    Devinoch wrote on Jul 28, 2015, 12:38:
    Number 3, nothing. There is no third thing.

    Our two main weapons are...
     
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    News Comments > Out of the Blue
    2. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 27, 2015, 09:03  Blue 
     
    nin wrote on Jul 27, 2015, 09:01:
    Some odd behavior was recently identified in our forums, as sending another user a private message turned out to reveal the recipient's email address.

    I'm pretty sure I reported that to you like a year or more ago... :|

    I'm sure you are right... I apologize.
     
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    News Comments > Steam Top 10ish
    9. Re: Steam Top 10ish Jul 27, 2015, 09:01  Blue 
     
    Kosumo wrote on Jul 27, 2015, 01:27:
    Does Rocket League have a rip off verison of Elton John's Rocketman in it cos that would be cool.

    Rocket League, Burning down the sides to score the goals

    "I don't like soft-ass shit." -- Captain Darrow.
     
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    News Comments > Out of the Blue
    5. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 24, 2015, 12:06  Blue 
     
    mch wrote on Jul 24, 2015, 10:13:
    This is my favorite OotB ever.

    edit: and it's not just because Blue wrote 'dong' instead of 'doing'

    Haha, settle down, Beevis.
     
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    News Comments > Out of the Blue
    11. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 22, 2015, 16:21  Blue 
     
    Cutter wrote on Jul 22, 2015, 14:04:
    The Jesus and Mary Chain - April Skies

    Remember them from your MTV days, Blue?

    Yah, but I was never a fan.
     
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    News Comments > Hardware Reviews
    2. Re: Hardware Reviews Jul 22, 2015, 12:22  Blue 
     
    Rhialto wrote on Jul 22, 2015, 10:25:
    TS-435mini, not T-453 Mini.
    Thanks for the credit

    I am just mirroring what the site says. Or are you correcting the spacing and capitalization and getting the numbers wrong?

    I thought it was your site, which is why I skipped the credit (people usually don't send in random HW reviews from smaller sites).
     
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    News Comments > Out of the Blue
    2. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 22, 2015, 09:07  Blue 
     
    Task wrote on Jul 22, 2015, 09:06:
    Ah man, can't play vids at work. Is she singing the part of the Diva alien?

    The whole dang thing. Well worth the wait.
     
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    News Comments > Out of the Blue
    17. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 19, 2015, 10:29  Blue 
     
    PHJF wrote on Jul 19, 2015, 10:00:
    Most "fake meat" products AREN'T fat free, including veggie bacon. Doesn't stop them tasting like byproducts from cardboard manufacturing.

    And wow, a pizza oven? I generally cook my pizza at 425 in a boring old oven on a boring old sheet for something like 20-25 minutes, still gets a great texture in the dough if not the ideal slight charring.

    Pizza is like steak... it's best when cooked at high temperatures that are hard to achieve in the home kitchen.
     
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    News Comments > Out of the Blue
    8. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 16, 2015, 11:01  Blue 
     
    harlock wrote on Jul 16, 2015, 10:53:
    never owned a microwave.. they just fuck shit up in my experience

    not worth it.. toaster oven is plenty good

    Story still applies. I don't think you should use it to reheat food in plastic containers either.
     
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    News Comments > Out of the Blue
    5. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 16, 2015, 10:38  Blue 
     
    Cutter wrote on Jul 16, 2015, 10:23:
    Welp, one more trip around the sun survived.

    Happy level up day!
     
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    News Comments > Out of the Blue
    13. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 15, 2015, 14:43  Blue 
     
    Cutter wrote on Jul 15, 2015, 14:28:
    Dammit Jim, he was a doctor, not a marine biologist!

    But was he a real marine biologist?

    "The sea was angry that day, my friends - like an old man trying to send back soup in a deli. I got about fifty feet out and suddenly, the great beast appeared before me. I tell you he was ten stories high if he was a foot. As if sensing my presence, he let out a great bellow. I said, "Easy, big fella!" And then, as I watched him struggling, I realized that something was obstructing its breathing. From where I was standing, I could see directly into the eye of the great fish."
     
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    News Comments > Out of the Blue
    6. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 10, 2015, 11:40  Blue 
     
    HorrorScope wrote on Jul 10, 2015, 11:30:
    Stabler was/is awesome. A real legend of the 70's game.

    Indeed. He had swag before they coined the term.
     
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    News Comments > Out of the Blue
    2. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 10, 2015, 10:02  Blue 
     
    Verno wrote on Jul 10, 2015, 09:48:
    Stabler was a great guy, his foundation raised a lot of money in Alabama for sick kids/RMH. Somewhat related, anyone remember this play? Still nuts all these years later.

    Not the way to honor Kenny. That would be this one.
     
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    News Comments > Out of the Blue
    11. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 9, 2015, 12:32  Blue 
     
    harlock wrote on Jul 9, 2015, 12:22:
    Ive got the same thing Blue... Ive been able to recognize relatives without knowing them as well

    but its all voices, male and female - actually i can remember voices much better than faces over the long term

    Same here with the voices over faces, or names for that matter. It was MrsBlue who recognized that I don't have the same superpower with women's voices... she first pointed out a couple of actress voiceovers that I only recognize now that she's pointed them out, like Wendy Mallick and Julianna Margulies, but when it comes to men's voices I'm pretty uncanny.
     
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    News Comments > Heroes of the Storm Maps Return; Butcher Not OP
    5. Re: Heroes of the Storm Maps Return; Butcher Not OP Jul 8, 2015, 12:28  Blue 
     
    InBlack wrote on Jul 8, 2015, 12:24:
    There you go:

    https://www.hotslogs.com/Player/Profile?PlayerID=2576802

    Not a secret, after all

    The existence of HOTSLOGS proves MMR is a secret, not the reverse.

    That site uses its own formula to *estimate* your MMR because Blizzard won't tell you. No one can say how accurate it really is.
     
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    News Comments > Out of the Blue
    9. Re: GoPro - Wingsuit Jul 8, 2015, 12:15  Blue 
     
    MoreLuckThanSkill wrote on Jul 8, 2015, 11:59:
    Looks fun of course, but also stupidly dangerous.

    Just watching him measure the cave opening before he did it made me want to crap myself.

    El Pit wrote on Jul 8, 2015, 11:24:
    Blue, the bombing happened in 2005, not 2007.

    I'm on a roll! Fixed, thanks.
     
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