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News Comments > Out of the Blue
33. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 28, 2016, 14:17  Blue 
 
Blue wrote on Nov 28, 2016, 10:28:
Ant wrote on Nov 27, 2016, 20:46:
I wonder if Blue got my birthday e-card.

I'm sorry Ant, I did not. I looked in my spam folders, but didn't find it anywhere.

Got the retry, so success. Thanks again.
 
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32. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 28, 2016, 10:28  Blue 
 
Ant wrote on Nov 27, 2016, 20:46:
I wonder if Blue got my birthday e-card.

I'm sorry Ant, I did not. I looked in my spam folders, but didn't find it anywhere.

Thank you though!
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
10. Re: popular threads changed . Nov 14, 2016, 12:25  Blue 
 
RedEye9 wrote on Nov 14, 2016, 12:18:
When I clicked previous 2 days, the Popular Threads menu changed to this http://i.imgur.com/yunauEe.jpg
Maybe I just never noticed.

Any time you are looking at the archives or search results, that list switches to most popular threads of all time. When you are viewing the front page or individual stories it covers the past seven days.
 
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4. Re: etc. Nov 14, 2016, 10:27  Blue 
 
Phasenoise wrote on Nov 14, 2016, 09:38:
Wow, someone else in the world knows/likes Elevator Action! I happened to find that in a bargain bin after the big crash for like 2 bucks.
It ended up being one of my favorite games.

Here's another vote. Elevator action is one of my absolute favorite games.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
3. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 14, 2016, 10:21  Blue 
 
nin wrote on Nov 14, 2016, 10:11:
Spoilers: I'm guessing that body being printed on the table is the new Theresa Cullen?

Quite the episode...


Spoilers: I agree... I was surprised he didn't have one all printed up and ready to roll already (having her just disappear would obviously be more than a little odd). I think they sacrificed a little "realism" in that scene for drama, as walking away leaving her body there was striking, but a little odd. It had a little of that 'cool guys don't look back at the explosion' deal.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
4. Re: Morning Consolidation Nov 11, 2016, 17:33  Blue 
 
Retired wrote on Nov 11, 2016, 12:04:
ha, read as HARDBALL and thought, "Man, Hardball was probably one of the best baseball games out there back in the day"

True that. Loved me some Hardball.
 
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
3. Re: Evening Tech Bits Nov 11, 2016, 11:10  Blue 
 
ForgedReality wrote on Nov 11, 2016, 10:13:
eRe4s3r wrote on Nov 10, 2016, 20:55:
That 35 inch screen must be a joke... 1080p on that aspect at that size? Enjoy the pixels.

Would be decent if it was 4k though. Oh well. Guess this underperforming brand intends to remain underperforming.

I think we're at a crossroads of monitor bandwidth where tradeoffs are required. You can't push that many pixels and achieve "esports" refresh rates.

Also, competitive players all seem to use 1080p anyway.
 
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18. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 7, 2016, 08:36  Blue 
 
Retired wrote on Nov 6, 2016, 19:01:
Happy B-day Gman. Getting ready to put one of our dogs down. The Dr gave us some time with meds, but probably will have to be soon. Has several growths in his belly, lost 20 pounds in a month, not eating, etc etc etc. Killing me. On prednazone and some other drugs to get him to eat and be comfy. We are told he isn't in pain, but he won't recover. fml.

Aw man, that's horrible. You have all my sympathies.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
13. Re: Morning Mobilization Nov 7, 2016, 08:34  Blue 
 
Scottish Martial Arts wrote on Nov 6, 2016, 17:02:
Uh, Blue, we just ended Daylight Saving Time for the year. That's why your timezone shifted from EDT (Eastern Daylight Time) to EST (Eastern Standard Time) at 2am last night. If you dislike the earlier sunsets that means you dislike Standard time, not Daylight Saving time.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gB8ewAdhY7Q
 
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News Comments > Half-Life Black Mesa Xen This Summer
17. Re: Half-Life Black Mesa Xen This Summer Nov 2, 2016, 08:36  Blue 
 
EricFate wrote on Nov 1, 2016, 21:05:
Did anyone honestly miss Xen? It was the worst part of the original game.

I've always considered this the elephant in the room of this situation.
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
8. Re: Into the Black Nov 2, 2016, 08:14  Blue 
 
NKD wrote on Nov 2, 2016, 06:52:
If stainless steel is good enough for snobby elitist restaurants, its good enough for my shitty steaks.

I don't think you're going to find many steaks cooked on stainless steel in those snobby elitist restaurants.

As for cast iron vs stainless in general, to mimic the style of as seen on TV commercials:

"The secret is in the superior heat retention!"
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
8. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 30, 2016, 19:02  Blue 
 
rkadair wrote on Oct 30, 2016, 17:00:
Soylent does this come in Green? oh has anybody seen my grandparents

New Soylent has 30% less Edward G. Robinson.
 
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2. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 29, 2016, 13:44  Blue 
 
RedEye9 wrote on Oct 29, 2016, 13:42:
Glad to hear MrsBlue is ok.
Remember not to take the first insurance offer, I've heard that they are low-balling bastidges on the first go-around.

Thanks for the suggestion, I didn't know such things were open to negotiation. This is a first accident for either of us, so I'm unfamiliar with the process.
 
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News Comments > Overwatch Competitive Changes Planned
3. Re: Overwatch Competitive Changes Planned Oct 25, 2016, 16:39  Blue 
 
{PH}88fingers wrote on Oct 25, 2016, 10:53:
BLUE: EDIT: SEASON 3 TO COMMENCE DECEMBER 1ST

Whoops, thanks.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
6. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 24, 2016, 12:28  Blue 
 
Well, the form factor of the phone is one of the things I like about it, including the curve. I think the actual Edge interface/software is just a gimmick.

I'll probably live to regret it, but I got a case with bumpers that seem to ensure the glass won't strike the floor if it's dropped without making it too clunky. I probably drop my phone about twice a year, so I'm hoping that if I'm careful it will be okay.
 
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16. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 18, 2016, 09:40  Blue 
 
El Pit wrote on Oct 17, 2016, 17:52:
Det. William 'Billy' Rosewood: You know, it says here that by the time the average American is fifty, he's got five pounds of undigested red meat in his bowels. (Beverly Hills Cop, 1984)

32 years later... make that ten pounds?

Well, since the original factoid is not true, probably not. Apologies to Dr./Detective Rosewood.
 
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8. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 14, 2016, 10:54  Blue 
 
El Pit wrote on Oct 14, 2016, 10:50:
May I be the one to dramatically lower the intellectual level? I absolutely love Ash vs. Evil Dead. Childish, totally over the top, hilarious, going beyond everything that is decent, and with only one goal: to make you laugh your ass off while shaking your head in denial of what you have just watched.

Yeah, this came up a few times last year. Both Ash vs. Evil Dead and Blunt Talk are amazing. Starz is killing it.
 
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News Comments > Stable Orbit Early Access
2. Re: Stable Orbit Early Access Oct 14, 2016, 10:51  Blue 
 
Avus wrote on Oct 14, 2016, 10:39:
All the links (GMG, Humble and Steam) are pointing to a game called Of Kings And Men. It has nothing to do with Space.

GMG getting the link to their own store wrong. Perfect.

Fixed that, thanks.
 
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4. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 14, 2016, 10:47  Blue 
 
Verno wrote on Oct 14, 2016, 10:33:
Dennis Ritchie died 5 years ago. I think HardOCP either forgot or got hit by one of those weird regurgitated instances from Reuters/AP?

Yeah, not sure what happened there. Should've noticed it myself... we reported his death when it actually occurred.

I removed the link to avoid confusion.
 
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19. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 13, 2016, 11:05  Blue 
 
nin wrote on Oct 12, 2016, 14:41:
afka Rossini wrote on Oct 12, 2016, 14:28:
The Half Elf wrote on Oct 12, 2016, 11:12:
And WTF is with people and hairless cats?
Allergies.

I wondered if that might work for MrsBlue...

We've done a little investigating, and apparently hairless cats are *worse* for allergies. The allergen is dander, which is dried skin flakes exacerbated by grooming, so the hairless ones produce more of it. We'd heard Persian cats are actually better for allergies because of the long hair preventing them from licking their skin so much. This seemed to be the case when we successfully attended a get-together last year at a home with a Persian. Definitely counter-intuitive.
 
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