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Nickname Dan =0)
Email dkupka32@gmail.com
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Description Just a guy looking for computer/audio work and gigs...
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Signed On Jun 25, 2004, 06:23
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News Comments > Into the Black
8. Nora, the Piano-Playing Cat May 9, 2007, 22:14 Dan =0)
 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZ860P4iTaM&mode=related&search=

Gotta find a doggie one for Blue.



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7. Re: Guy catches glasses with his face. May 9, 2007, 21:24 Dan =0)
 
Yeah. Reminds me of the ping pong(?) ball shots video a couple of guys made... lots of takes.

Some of those glasses-throws looked edited, though...

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23. Re: Potter poster May 9, 2007, 19:41 Dan =0)
 
What about those of us who enjoy Farscape and Star Trek? (and Star Wars, and...)

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4. Re: Great morning May 8, 2007, 11:34 Dan =0)
 
please edit your post to use the secret text.

Done!

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2. Great morning May 8, 2007, 10:35 Dan =0)
 
I'm having a great morning.

Car radiator blew out while pulling into BU's parking lot - will have to take commuter rail into work at Framingham (1 1/2 hours or so vs. 30 min drive)... Can't afford a new radiator until Friday...

Found out from coworker that the building crew at the Framingham building nicked a sprinkler line on the roof whilst installing new A/C unit (or something like that), thereby flooding part of our floor with more than an inch(!) of water.

I'd say I could post on Blue's, but then I don't want to jinx myself and anyone else with fate having to unplug the site for hours. Oops!

Anywho, mini-review (mild spoilers) of Spider-Man 3 would follow at least some of what the negative reviewers had said. SST: Way too much over-the-top crying, some bad dialogue... and Kirsten Dunst really wasn't suitable for the role of Mary Jane, IMHO. She just comes off as much too saccharine for my taste. I'd thought of MJ as more of a tomboy-type character. And Tobey's Peter as an emo-ish guy who likes jazz (I thought of Jim Carrey's "The Mask" more often than not during the dancing bit), reflecting his "dark" persona? I laugh at, and not with, the characters.

One final bit: Whatever happened to Gwen Stacy? It seemed to me the writers never brought any sort of closure for her. Or, really, any of the other characters apart from Harry and Sandman....


On a computer-related note, I'm needing to replace my PC's PSU, which is currently 350W. Any recommendations for best brand/wattage for the buck? I'm not running any hardware that requires serious power:

AMD Athlon XP 64 3000+, BFG/nVidia NForce4 mobo, 1.5GB DDR333 mem, Seagate 160GB SATA drive, Seagate 40GB PATA drive (Virtual PC stuff), XTASY PCI-Express card based on ATI x700, and an el cheapo PCI 5-port USB card.

Dan =0)

EDIT: Sorry HE (and anyone else who may've seen the pre-SST text).

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7. Re: No subject May 7, 2007, 15:37 Dan =0)
 
SPOILERS

Clones?

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8. Re: Spiderman 3 May 6, 2007, 22:23 Dan =0)
 
Two thumbs up for FarScape... lotsa good chemistry amongst all the characters, to me, and the characters are very well thought-out.

Of course, I've only gone through until partway through 2nd season, with bits here and there afterward.

Andromeda? Meh, it was "okay".

Babylon 5 and Crusade (what few episodes they aired) were both great... it's a shame the latter was cancelled.

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3. Re: Girl Scout Cookies + Entourage May 1, 2007, 10:51 Dan =0)
 
Jeebus.. I'm usually a very patient one, but you are far more patient than I would have been in this situation, Blue.

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25. Re: Happy Anniversary Blue! Apr 27, 2007, 16:50 Dan =0)
 
Congrats Blue!

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News Comments > Into the Black
9. Re: Bobby Apr 27, 2007, 09:59 Dan =0)
 
Ok, managed to listen to it ok. Not bad. Sort of reminds me of early late 70's Kraftwerk meets 80's synth meets 90's trance. Kind of reminds me of that 80's hit, 19 (about Vietnam), stylistically that is. I see influences of everything form Tangerine Dream and Kraftwek to Ray Lynch and Jean Michel Jarre (whom of which I've always wanted to see live - his shows are unreal, as I'm sure you well know).

I didn't know how apparently diversely-influenced I am.

Seriously, though... I had to look up Ray Lynch and Jean Michel Jarre to find out to whom you were referring (though Jarre sounded familiar).

I remember listening/watching a performance of "19" on the television ages ago...

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5. Re: Bobby Apr 27, 2007, 02:03 Dan =0)
 
and I'm just listening to Lacuna Coil....

I've heard good things about them from a few friends of mine. I'll give them a listen.

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2. Re: Bobby Apr 27, 2007, 01:20 Dan =0)
 
Heh.. I don't think I've heard Little Red Riding hood... though Monster Mash is up there.

EDIT: I will admit that I've done the Monster Mash once at karaoke... not that I could do the song much justice.

(And no, I have no video for that...)

Loved the Star Wars bagpipes.

Currently listening to "Atomic Moog 2000 (Post Nuclear Afterlife Lounge Mix) by Coldcut, here...

Was wondering if you saw my message about the new song I'd posted If not, oh well. It's called "Nova" if you want to listen (see the myspace link below).

As to the lamb/poodle bit... "Jesus" is right. If nothing else, examine the shapes of the pupils....

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14. Re: Xbawx Tree Fiddy Apr 26, 2007, 23:39 Dan =0)
 
That aside anyone ever listen to Amy Winehouse

Hey Halsy, I purchased her song "You Know I'm No Good" from iTMS after hearing a preview of it. Not bad. Reminds me a little bit of Angela McCluskey.

I've posted up one of my own songs, which I called "Nova," on my MySpace band page. Similarly might not be to everyone's tastes.

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8. Re: No subject Apr 26, 2007, 19:04 Dan =0)
 
I wonder if he will bring his wife:

That episode was just so wrong... yet so funny.

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23. hey nin Apr 25, 2007, 20:09 Dan =0)
 
in GW at the moment.. will probably be there for the next hour or two if you want to hop in.

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17. Re: No subject Apr 25, 2007, 00:39 Dan =0)
 
*edit* I am the tard

Well, no one ever said Enahs wasn't honest...

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13. Re: No subject Apr 24, 2007, 23:49 Dan =0)
 
Hey banddirector, here's a direct link to the page to start the chat:

http://www.ualr.edu/szsullivan/blueschatnonfirefox.html?x=41&y=25

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10. Re: No subject Apr 24, 2007, 22:58 Dan =0)
 
it's hard to even recognize him in that picture.

It's the glasses (or lack thereof)...

All kidding aside, hope he pulls through okay despite the crap from last year on...

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7. System temps (contiued from earlier) Apr 24, 2007, 21:46 Dan =0)
 
Well, I haven't yet gotten around to the Power Mac or PC, but the iBook's now registering at a cool sub-100F CPU temp now... of course, the living room window's slightly open, allowing the outside 64F draft to cool down the room (and the system, I'm sure).

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25. Re: A bit of concern Apr 24, 2007, 16:11 Dan =0)
 
Fix the fan Dan, before your computer gives you a tan.

Wonderful words of wisdom.

I'm wondering what the programmed threshold is in the iBook G4 before the fan's supposed to start whining.... Apple's "technical specifications" give only allowable operating and powered-down environmental temperatures.

Must be an "Apple Genius" secret.

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