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Signed On Oct 22, 2003, 23:07
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
10. E.T. Jan 25, 2006, 20:45 sliv
I had that game. . . I tried so hard to figure it out and never could. Now I see that it wasn't me after all!

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
16. White Chamber Dec 25, 2005, 23:10 sliv
man. . . first one I've been able to do without any help. Usually I don't have much time to figure these sort of games out, but it being Christmas there isn't a whole lot going on after noon. Behind the curve and saw Fun with Dick and Jane. I liked it, thought it was funny.

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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
14. Re: Creative Jul 11, 2005, 16:36 sliv
no. . . my original post was not to a) start an argument or b) say "haha! look at you losers with a messed up soundcard!". If you actually looked a little bit closer at my post, it was more about how childish it is to throw a foul-mouthed tantrum over something as silly as a sound card. Does that not sound odd or strange to you?

You can feel bad for me all you want but I frequent this website for both informational purposes by way of the links Blue posts and also by the forums to see if anyone has anything intelligent to say about the links or products posted.

To address your comment about people having the right to express their displeasure about something. First thing, does it actually require the amount of bad language that most people who post this site actually use? It comes off as very unintelligent and whiney. Second, I don't actually hear people "asking" for help, it sounds more like begging for attention by yelling unnecessarily. I guess I'm the sucker since I gave them (or you) attention. I won't make that mistake again. . .

BTW - If you want actual help with a problem, please ask for it, don't think kicking and screaming about hating someone or something will have people come running to your aid.

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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
11. Re: Creative Jul 11, 2005, 15:55 sliv
I usually don't post on this site since it's usually one argument after another. But how sad is it that someone can get so worked up over something so trivial as a sound card? I mean, c'mon, really. . . Is it that big of a deal to get so mad that you actually 'hate' an entire company?

I, personally, have a Audigy 2 and have had Creative sound cards since the original SBPro. And have had no problems whatsoever. Game performance was always good for me and compatibility was far better than the old Turtle Beach card I replaced with a SB16 years ago. I take that back, I remember the one time my card messed up was because I jacked with Windows enough that the drivers got screwed up. That was my own fault, not Creative's.

I feel bad for you that it takes a small press release to get you that upset.

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News Comments > Competitions - DOOM 3 at QuakeCon
52. Under my rock. . . Jul 8, 2004, 00:38 sliv
I live about 8 miles away from Grapevine, 8.5 miles to the resort itself and I hadn't heard anything about this. I must be getting old. . . either that or I just don't care.

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
30. Re: No subject May 24, 2004, 00:26 sliv
Well, hello Mr. Ethnocentric. This was not an invitation to preach about how Christianity is sooo much better than all other religions. Take your incorrect assertions and your incorrect ideals and peddle them elsewhere.

Oh, and...

Fuck you and your fucking Bible!

wow. . . it's been a long time since I came back to the forum and what do I find? The same group of close-minded, anti-everything, "I-can't-think-anything-beyond-what-the-'all-knowing'-internet-tells-me-to-think", disrespectful bunch of children that I left here with.

God forbid (oh dear, I said "God" *gasp*) someone actually say they have a religious belief without everyone thinking they're preachin' to the masses. What a bunch of sensitive little cry-babies. Guess I'll have to wait it out another 800 billion kajillion years, maybe "natural selection" will weed out all the jerks in here.

It's funny how people are so quick to jump the guy who has religious beliefs claiming they're intruding on their beliefs, but never actually come out and say what their belief is. What a joke. . .

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
18. Feb. 29 - Day of the Man Feb 29, 2004, 15:49 sliv
Mostly for the non-single guys, but still embraced by all

Here in Dallas, word is getting around of a new holiday falling on Leap Day, February 29; a holiday I am quickly embracing. The holiday is mostly for the guys who shell out time, money and creativity for that hallmark day of Valentine's year after year. So, our reward for our hard work, besides a satisfied woman, is a day dedicated to men once every four years. General census from the ladies I've talked to claim that it's a fair, recognizable holiday. Sweet!

That's great and all, but here's the catch-22 that I see with this:
Ladies who do not feel they received a Valentine's day equal or greater than their expectations, we as men, can fully expect a very upset girlfriend or wife and, in result, be expected to shell out more money, time and creativity to make them happy making the whole event far more expensive and time-consuming; this is common knowledge. However, if we as men do not receive the attention we think we deserve on this once-in-four-years event, we are expected, by the ladies, to "get over it, it's not that big of a deal. Be a man!" Not fair by any means, but it's common knowledge.

I intend to still try to milk this day for all it's worth, the best I can expect from my girl is to not get in an argument since I can pull the "Day of the Man" card if there's any bit of tension. I believe it's a hard-earned day, it's free so I say take advantage for all it's worth!

Spread the word!!!

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
36. Finally. . . Feb 18, 2004, 01:30 sliv
Welp. . . I finally made a decision on what motherboard to buy. I went back and forth between Abit (for price) and Asus (for quality), and decided I'd get the most expensive Socket A motherboard that Fry's sold; the DFI LanParty NFII Ultra B. It's up and running now, no hiccups whatsoever and seems rock solid. It has some add-ons that I'm glad came with it:

-Round IDE cables instead of the wide ribbon
-Front panel in the 5.25" bay (my case doesn't have any front hookups for USB or 1394)
-SATA (I don't know how to hook it up, but is nice to know it's included)
-Travel Straps in case I want to move my box somewhere else safely

I haven't run any tests or anything as of yet, but so far I'm extremely impressed with how easy the install was and how solid it seems to be running; well worth the extra money in my eyes. It just better last longer than the one year my old Gigabyte board did.

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
24. Re: No subject Feb 15, 2004, 00:12 sliv
Do like my buddy did and get married on Valentine's Day. Genius, I tell ya, pure genius! It's the very definition of killing two birds with one stone.

Actually my girlfriend is at a wedding in Cabo, Mexico this weekend. My 'bird' is temporarily delayed, we'll be celebrating V-day tomorrow night. Flying solo tonight though!

My only advice is grow up or kill yourself. Either way you do the world a favor and make everyone happy, see you CAN make people happy you losers!

wow, hmm. . . great advice. I'm sure feelin' the love.

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
23. Re: Go Monkey! Feb 15, 2004, 00:03 sliv
I am snowed in! First snow here in over a year(that sticks), weee!

Same here in Dallas, it snowed most of the day, about 4 inches and now it's all melted. It was the first time my dog (black lab) has seen snow; she didn't know what to think!

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
33. glExcess Feb 13, 2004, 21:36 sliv
Anybody know what happened to the glExcess site? Went to download the benchmark and the sites down. Has it been down long?

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
40. Re: Narrowing it down. . . Feb 12, 2004, 00:13 sliv
Don't bother with the AthlonXP. Go for the Athlon64 3000+ or 3200+!

I know, I know, I'd kill for a 64 system, but. . . I can't afford it right now. I would but I'm going to be buying a very expensive piece of jewelry in the next month or so. . .*gulp*

I appreciate all the advice, I'm going up to Fry's tomorrow to have them test out my current board and I'll probably get the Asus board, my tax refund should be coming in tomorrow. Gigabyte has kind of left a bad taste in my mouth crapping out on me in one year, that was AFTER I took the first one back because it didn't work at all.

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
22. Narrowing it down. . . Feb 11, 2004, 18:14 sliv
I've done some research on the current mb's out there and have narrowed it down to three. . . they've all got the specs I'm looking for, but don't know which makes the best quality board. I had a Gigabyte board and it died in a little over a year; never had an Asus or DFI. Would like some insight from everyone who's leading the race. There is a $30 difference between Gigabyte and the rest. I'd be willing to put up the $30 for good quality as opposed to having to go through all this in another year. Links are below, I appreciate any advice.

Asus A7N8X-E Deluxe $139.99

DFI Lanparty NFII UltraB $139.99

Gigabyte GA-7N400 Pro 2 $109.99

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
34. Mobo question Feb 8, 2004, 17:24 sliv
Hey guys, looking at getting a new motherboard since my last one crapped out on me and, in turn, burnt out my cpu. Here's the specs on my current rig:

-Athlon XP 2600+ (Barton)
-512mb DDR 2700
-ATI Radeon 8500 Pro
-Soundblaster Live! 5.1

Don't need RAID capabilities but do need 1394 connections, USB 2.0 and onboard network card (most come standard now)
I'm not looking to spend much more than $100, but would like to know what brands and models have the best quality. I currently have a Gigabyte 7VAXP with a KT400 chipset.
Had it for about a year and it died on me.

Any suggestions will help, thanks for your help guys.

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
88. Re: Same Sex Marriages Feb 6, 2004, 16:50 sliv
And denying the logical proofs that exist outside of your faith? Science does not destroy religion. If your faith cannot exist without artificial support, then it isn't really faith now, is it?

I don't need proof to believe in what I believe, but many, many, many people I've encountered do, everyone wants to know that what they're putting their faith in is truly legit.

If you believe every word of the Bible to be outright truth, then you need to do some more bible research and start trying to explain some of the contradictions that are in it. Like how David slayed Goliath. Twice. Separated by many years.

I've done PLENTY of research on the Bible and throughout you'll see tons of symbolism:
"Take up your cross and follow me", "The Holy Spirit came down from Heaven as a dove", the list goes on and on. Just look at the book of Revelation and you'll see so much symbolism it's incredibly difficult to read. There aren't any contradictions, there were at one time over 60 known contradictions and since every one of those have been corrected. The research has already been done. . .

Oh, and I rather like those bumper stickers too. I don't believe in Hell (or Heaven for that matter), but that's no reason to be an asshole.

Look, I'm not trying to push my beliefs on you by any means, it doesn't work. Debates never got anyone anywhere when it comes to religion and you're standing pretty rigid on your own personal beliefs anyway. If you do have contradictions that you know of, I'd like to know about them and try to clear them up if you'd let me.

I've come across so many people that have the same beliefs as you do; I used to be one of them. I just truly believe now there's more to it than us ending up here solely by chance and the idea of being born, we live, we die and it's over; there's just so much more to life than that.

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News Comments > Consolidation
2. Re: Sigh Feb 6, 2004, 11:29 sliv
What's crazy to me is that in Japan, it seems normal that they sleep with cartoon-drawn pillows and bedsheets. Are they that desperate for women over there? It reminds me of that DOA3 commercial where the two guys are sitting on the coach playing the game and they're all giggling. "She kicks high!"

That is wrong on sooo many levels. . .

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
86. Re: Same Sex Marriages Feb 6, 2004, 09:17 sliv
he uses this “failure” to flaunt the creation theory, and apply it to humans.

Actually I've seen all 7 videos he's made. His "political tactic", as you call it, is actually to show clues as to why Creation actually happened, not billions and billions of years of slow evolution. Why? Not to mislead anyone, but if Creation did happen, and we were created by God Himself, then we are all accountable to what He has to say, i.e. the Bible. Most (if not all) people resist the idea of being accountable to anyone, especially to an all-knowing God. But since there aren't any 'burning bushes', they want to believe that we're on our own. Nobody likes the idea of Big Brother so if they just look the other way long enough, He may just leave you alone. Faith is defined as belief in, devotion to, or trust in somebody or something, especially without logical proof. Everyone wants proof (burning bush, fire from heaven) before they believe. . . that's not faith.

My two favorite "bumper sticker" quotes:
"The one who dies with the most stuff, still dies"
which leads me to
"If your living your life like there is no Hell, you better be right"

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
79. Re: Same Sex Marriages Feb 5, 2004, 14:23 sliv
There is no logical argument against it. The only arguments that are ever used are based on religious beliefs, and that's exactly the slippery slope that we have to stay away from.

Is it wrong to steal? If I think it's okay to steal something from you, would that be offensive to you? My beliefs are infringing on your beliefs and others. . . If I think it's okay to have sex with your wife or girlfriend, is that okay too? Where does it stop? We have governed laws to protect from things like that happening. Hmm. . where did I hear of those laws before? There is something more to God than everyday knowledge has shown; history has proved that over and over again.
I'm vocal because it was vocal contrary to my beliefs and I wasn't going to turn a blind eye. I felt I needed to state an alternative view from a "hypocritical religious freak".

Some interesting reading: ->$250,000 to anyone who can prove evolution as empirical truth as opposed to another form of religion

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
76. Re: Same Sex Marriages Feb 5, 2004, 10:37 sliv
Same with the hypocrite religious freaks. I'd sooner trust my son with an average gay man, than I would a catholic priest.

Halsy, your #63 reply was dead on and I'm happy to fully agree with you.

I'm not sure why oh why everyone seems to put the always-present "hypocrite" in front of religious people (or "freaks" as you so clearly stated) and then there's the stereotype of a Catholic Priest as the bannerchild for Christianity. . . I don't understand that.
I thought twice about saying anything since Halsy says anything and everything that comes to his one-sided mind, but it seems to be the only thing that's intolerated in this world is the existence of God. And apparently everyone everywhere has this chip on their shoulder when it comes to their own spiritual beliefs.
I really don't want to make a huge flame thread out of this, but it bothered me that this statement was made and I felt I needed to say something.

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
18. Re: The Simpson's Personality Test Feb 4, 2004, 12:03 sliv
I did the exact opposite to my truthful answers but changed my ideal gifts and got:

"World Domination" - Mr. Burns
"Ideal Man" - Edna
"A Cool, Refreshing Duff" - Barney

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