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News Comments > Out of the Blue
32. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 21, 2013, 08:55  Blue 
 
xXBatmanXx wrote on Oct 20, 2013, 18:05:
Sydney Tunnels Have Giant Water Holograms.

fuggin genius!

It is. However, the claim that they cannot do more to prevent oversized vehicles from destroying the tunnels seems amazingly stupid.

Around here there are pre-barriers before tunnels that are the same height as the tunnel. Can't pass under the sign and you get stuck there and not in the tunnel. Seems an easy step they are not following.

(Edit: Spelling)

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
21. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 20, 2013, 11:31  Blue 
 
Krovven wrote on Oct 20, 2013, 10:30:
Creston wrote on Oct 19, 2013, 20:42:
xXBatmanXx wrote on Oct 19, 2013, 19:46:
Who ended up fisnihing the BN logo for our Crew? Is it possible to do the background black and then Blue? Or does it not show well? Was thinking about changing our crew color white if we leave the emblem the way it is, just to make it pop more. White box on cars and shirts looks kinda goofy.

As seen here?

Or frame it, that would be better I guess, just add a border around the outside? Don't even know if that is possible.....lame ass tools.

I thought Blue had made a more Vice City'ish logo?



How to make a transparent background.

I made the backgroung transparent. How is it now?
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
20. Re: Hey Blue Oct 2, 2013, 15:10  Blue 
 
The Half Elf wrote on Oct 2, 2013, 15:08:
2 Questions: 1) Can we use your logo for the GTA club, 2)is there a HD version of the logo anywhere?

1) Sure and 2) I dunno, the one in the corner is a high-rez png, it's just small. You want a larger one I presume?
 
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22. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 1, 2013, 19:18  Blue 
 
Creston wrote on Oct 1, 2013, 14:02:
Blue,

how much extra are they charging you for Genie? I've been thinking about getting one.

$3.00 more per month as a "whole home" DVR charge and no installation charges. They did, however, rope me into a two-year contract.
 
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News Comments > Sunday Tech Bits
2. Re: Sunday Tech Bits Sep 29, 2013, 11:09  Blue 
 
Julio wrote on Sep 29, 2013, 10:49:
When there's no chair throwing, no point in watching Ballmer.

Bah!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=edN4o8F9_P4
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
3. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 27, 2013, 10:02  Blue 
 
Verno wrote on Sep 27, 2013, 09:59:
Just a heads up Blue, the Morning Patches section is duped. They give you too much codeine?

Actually this is mostly a "problem" with my new PC being too fast and responsive as I post the stories, as it's registering some inputs twice if I'm a little heavy-handed on the keyboard. I'm working on how to fix that on my end, but obviously I also need to keep a more careful eye out for when it happens in the meantime.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
28. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 26, 2013, 23:02  Blue 
 
xXBatmanXx wrote on Sep 26, 2013, 19:01:
Blue, I was still getting the white space issue, I installed an ad-blocker and it went away - so your thoughts on the issue are true.

Ads I show active on the page.
Facebook Social Plugins
Google +1
Google Analytics
Intergi (*assuming it is this one)

Yeah, I was told today that they are actively working on addressing this and the ads that have been popping out on mouseover. Sorry about the problems, hopefully they will be addressed soon enough.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
61. Re: Op Ed Sep 26, 2013, 09:54  Blue 
 
Verno wrote on Sep 26, 2013, 08:38:
RollinThundr wrote on Sep 22, 2013, 11:59:
Fact of the matter is

My fault for trusting this wouldn't go this far.

Mad Max RW wrote on Sep 21, 2013, 19:23:
Liberal tears are so delicious.

As are the tears of those banned for trolling, I warn you.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
3. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 26, 2013, 09:39  Blue 
 
nin wrote on Sep 26, 2013, 09:37:
No doubt! My luck has always been the time I had a dental emergency was a day they were closed (frequently a Friday), or a weekend.

Yeah, I caught myself thinking that it was feeling like a toothache, and that I would find out soon if it became an emergency. Then I realized how idiotic that was and called the dentist before it came to that.
 
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
13. Re: Morning Safety Dance Sep 25, 2013, 08:05  Blue 
 
PHJF wrote on Sep 24, 2013, 16:41:
Under the letter of Ohio law you may be able to criminally charge somebody for selling mature games to minors. Maybe. A lot of the criminal code is so god damned vague, you could "technically" charge anyone for just about anything.

But nothing of the sort has ever withstood Constitutional challenge on appeal. Yet at least.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
5. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 21, 2013, 18:03  Blue 
 
xXBatmanXx wrote on Sep 21, 2013, 17:46:
Still getting white screen. Going to try a full removal of FF and ccclean that bitch then fresh install to a different directory....don't really want to use IE.

I got a mail suggesting a solution may be on this end, rather than yours. I'll run this by the powers-that-be on Monday. Sorry if it turns out that's the case (it may be caused by local advertising overwriting a value in our style sheet.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
32. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 20, 2013, 14:27  Blue 
 
Quboid wrote on Sep 20, 2013, 13:16:
I got an Intel Core i7 3770K 3.5Ghz "Ivy Bridge" in April; what generation would this be?

Third. That's what the 3 is for in 3770.
 
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5. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 16, 2013, 12:27  Blue 
 
Shineyguy wrote on Sep 16, 2013, 12:07:
Eh, Blue, Barnaby passed away in July..

And it was mentioned here at the time, too. Sorry about that.
 
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15. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 16, 2013, 07:56  Blue 
 
xXBatmanXx wrote on Sep 16, 2013, 01:01:
SO MUCH AWESOME!

Kickstarter Projecte for a new River City Ransom!

Lets get this thing funded!

In for $250.

For the record:

http://www.bluesnews.com/s/144966/river-city-ransom-underground-kickstarter
 
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26. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 15, 2013, 07:40  Blue 
 
xXBatmanXx wrote on Sep 14, 2013, 21:51:
Maybe I haven't been following, but Blue, did you replace the GPU and had the same problems? All problems you mentioned seemed to point to corrupt GPU with artifacts, etc. Most likely from a previous over heat?

Problems are similar with a different GPU. As for other questions, I know the 3rd gen and 4th gen i5s are priced similarly, but the 3s apparently overclock better than the 4s. The point about wanting a stable system is quite valid though, so I'm not sure how commuted I am to the overclocking... I imagined it might make for interesting discussion here, but imagining further discussion of my computer not working right makes is a little nauseous. I indeed may settle on the idea of a 4th Gen i5 and air cooling. Still working it out, and it looks like that pcpartspicker site looks like a great help.

Also, a footnote about my Corvette: The car has 113k hard miles and 14 hard years on it. It serves as our second car, has as much value as a decent used Camry with less wear.

Finally, I see these rollover ads have returned and will get on the case. Please forgive me if no one is available to address this before tomorrow since it's Sunday.
 
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5. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 13, 2013, 11:31  Blue 
 
InBlack wrote on Sep 13, 2013, 11:21:
Blue here is an idea, youre not going to like it but here it is anyway. Have you done a clean Windows (re)install after your last hardware upgrade? I make it a point that I format the boot sector and do a clean OS install every time I make a significant hardware change.

I did a clean install a couple of months ago. The only hardware change since then was changing the RAM, PSU, and switching NVIDIA cards. If a video card upgrade now requires an OS reinstall I think I'll just give up.
 
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4. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 13, 2013, 11:29  Blue 
 
MEAHT wrote on Sep 13, 2013, 11:12:
Hey Blue,
Have you tried to unseat then re-seat the cpu? Possibly with a little dab of thermal paste?
MEAHT

There's really no reason to suspect that CPU heat is the culprit. According to my hardware monitor I have a good 60 degrees C of processor thermal margin at idle, and 45 when Borderlands 2 is running. Also, the game starts stuttering and freezing from the title screens, so it's not like the heat builds up or something. Also, this doesn't seem to impact games other than Borderlands 2.
 
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News Comments > Steam Family Sharing Announced; Will Allow Game Lending
20. Re: Steam Family Sharing Announced; Will Allow Game Lending Sep 11, 2013, 15:02  Blue 
 
nin wrote on Sep 11, 2013, 14:51:
Is there a limit to the number of devices I can authorize to share my Library?

Yes. A Steam account may authorize Family Sharing on up to 10 devices at a given time.

Reading is fun!


Added this for clarity: "Family Sharing is enabled in one of two ways: You can either locally enable sharing in Account Settings, with Family Sharing & Devices, or remotely respond to a userís Steam request to share your previously installed games via email."
 
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8. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 9, 2013, 10:26  Blue 
 
Deek Blue wrote on Sep 9, 2013, 10:23:
Nvidia 320.49 drivers are known to crash your desktop. Try rolling back to the previous releases.

This has happened across a few different drivers. I'm currently running the 326.80 beta.
 
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News Comments > HARDWARE: Shipbreakers was F2P; Homeworld: Shipbreakers Isn't
5. Re: HARDWARE: Shipbreakers was F2P; Homeworld: Shipbreakers Isn't Sep 9, 2013, 10:24  Blue 
 
Burrito of Peace wrote on Sep 9, 2013, 10:21:
WTF is up with the tweet spooge? This image was impossible to convey in encapsulating text or just a straight up link?

It seemed like using the Twitter embed was the easiest way to provide the context for this. I take it this has turned out to be a giant problem?
 
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