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Signed On Apr 9, 2004, 17:38
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
23. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 19, 2016, 08:20 Mr. Tact
 
unix, lin-ix  
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17. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 18, 2016, 17:26 Mr. Tact
 
Cutter wrote on Jun 18, 2016, 16:58:
Mr. Tact wrote on Jun 18, 2016, 15:35:
Cutter wrote on Jun 18, 2016, 14:06:
Much like toilet paper is placed properly to underroll and not overroll.
Only if you have a cat...

Anyone who overrolls TP or says gif with a hard G hates freedom and loves the terrorists, I say!
Then I hate freedom and am a terrorist two times over...
 
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13. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 18, 2016, 15:35 Mr. Tact
 
Cutter wrote on Jun 18, 2016, 14:06:
Much like toilet paper is placed properly to underroll and not overroll.
Only if you have a cat...
 
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18. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 18, 2016, 12:44 Mr. Tact
 
Uh, okay...  
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News Comments > Star Citizen Alpha 2.4
91. Re: Star Citizen Alpha 2.4 Jun 18, 2016, 12:42 Mr. Tact
 
Quboid wrote on Jun 18, 2016, 09:19:
Poor Mr. Tact. It's not a complicated concept; 1. you did something stupid, 2. you took steps to repair the situation, ergo you came to your senses. Congratulations on step 2.
Er, isn't that exactly what I said?
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
8. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 17, 2016, 12:11 Mr. Tact
 
I'm pretty sure I would not have taken that elevator unless required, or we were talking over 10 stories.

The football chant was great. Pleasant change to what you normally think when you see the word "hooligan".
 
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News Comments > Farming Simulator 17 Trailer
8. Re: Farming Simulator 17 Trailer Jun 17, 2016, 09:25 Mr. Tact
 
SpectralMeat wrote on Jun 17, 2016, 07:54:
The 17 represents the year, not the version number.
They should have use an` in front of the number
Ahh thanks.
 
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News Comments > Farming Simulator 17 Trailer
5. Re: Farming Simulator 17 Trailer Jun 16, 2016, 22:52 Mr. Tact
 
"The hit simulation from Giants Software has been a mainstay in the video game market for more than 3 years."

Err, what? The game has been around for 3 years and it is in version 17?
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
33. Re: This would be awesome! Jun 16, 2016, 18:52 Mr. Tact
 
BobBob wrote on Jun 16, 2016, 14:08:
RedEye9 wrote on Jun 16, 2016, 11:50:
Hillary Clinton is considering Sen. Elizabeth Warren for her running mate for the Democratic presidential ticket.

I wonder what would happen if she chose Sanders and he said yes.
First, I think it is unlikely she would ask Sanders. Second, I strongly suspect he would say "No, thank you" if she did. The #1 job of the VP is to tow the President's line -- Sanders doesn't have any interest in doing that.
 
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17. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 16, 2016, 18:48 Mr. Tact
 
Not to mention their defense of this being a 1,000+ year old progression which is fairly standard/stock seems pretty solid...  
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News Comments > Star Citizen Alpha 2.4
82. Re: Star Citizen Alpha 2.4 Jun 16, 2016, 18:46 Mr. Tact
 
RedEye9 wrote on Jun 16, 2016, 15:42:
Congratulating someone for spending a thousand dollars and wanting it back. Got it. I came to my senses and understand the concept now. Your right it was not that difficult, thanks for helping me through this senseless period of my life.
Not so obvious to some, apparently. Congratulations on getting it wrong, again. I was not congratulating him for spending a thousand dollars and wanting it back. I was congratulating him for regaining his common sense, which if had been in place previously, would have prevented him from spending $1,000.
 
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16. Re: etc., etc. Jun 16, 2016, 15:03 Mr. Tact
 
Beamer wrote on Jun 16, 2016, 07:09:
As is American Psycho, Silence of the Lambs, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (kind of unfair, there), The Godfather, Fight Club, Die Hard, etc.
Diehard and Fight Club are based on books? Interesting, didn't know that. Might have to try the Fight Club book...
 
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15. Re: etc., etc. Jun 16, 2016, 14:59 Mr. Tact
 
Kxmode wrote on Jun 15, 2016, 22:30:
People also say Jaws is MUCH better than the book by Peter Benchley.
Jaws the novel is not about the shark. It's about the people and their relationships. I don't know if I could say it was better, but it is definitely entirely different from the film.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Alpha 2.4
77. Re: Star Citizen Alpha 2.4 Jun 16, 2016, 14:57 Mr. Tact
 
? It would seem to be obvious that I'm congratulating him on the return of his senses, hence he had none at the time. The concept is not difficult.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
30. Re: Windows Update Jun 16, 2016, 10:57 Mr. Tact
 
jimnms wrote on Jun 15, 2016, 20:00:
Is Windows Update fucking up for anyone else on Windows 7? From the moment I woke my machine today, the svchost.exe process that handles Windows Update was chewing up a full core of my CPU. This wasn't unusual, but it usually stops after a few minutes. Three hours later it was still going. Using Process Hacker to inspect it, indeed shows it's Windows Update doing this. I checked my other Win7 machine and it's doing the same thing. I tried to go ahead and install the updates, but it sits on downloading 0% and never goes anywhere, all while this process sits eating up CPU time.

I tried resetting Windows Update by stopping the Windows Update service, deleting everything from C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution and checking for updates, but it has now been sitting there checking for updates for half an hour, still chewing up CPU time.
Interesting you would mention this now, just yesterday I looked at the pending Windows Updates but I didn't install any of them because they had all just been released. I always like to wait at least a week (preferably longer) before installing any updates. My usage profile is pretty low risk, so even a significant bug can most likely wait for confirmation that MS hasn't totally screwed something up...

Oh and no, I am not seeing this behavior.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Alpha 2.4
75. Re: Star Citizen Alpha 2.4 Jun 16, 2016, 10:48 Mr. Tact
 
Kxmode wrote on Jun 15, 2016, 22:49:
What an absolute mess. Glad I got my $930 back.
Congratulations on coming to your senses in time.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
10. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 15, 2016, 13:00 Mr. Tact
 
nin wrote on Jun 15, 2016, 12:40:
I have no idea where mine is, or my birth cert, for that matter...
I had what turned out to be a legally insufficient copy of my birth certificate. Found out when I applied for my passport. Fortunately, it wasn't too tough to get a legally sufficient one from a state agency in the state of my birth (New York).

For whatever it is worth, I was just curious on your age, I wasn't attempting to be critical in any way. And frankly, I'm more impressed you'd pursue it at 41 than say 19. I hate school. Somehow I managed to finish a two year degree, and have investigated finishing my bachelor's multiple times. But in the end I've always not done anything even though it would have been helpful in potential employment situations. That's how much I hate school...
 
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News Comments > Pro Cycling Manager 2016 Tomorrow
2. Re: Pro Cycling Manager 2016 Tomorrow Jun 15, 2016, 10:41 Mr. Tact
 
Yeah, even as a cycling fan I have never understood the attraction to this "game". Whatever trips your trigger I guess... *shrug*  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
2. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 15, 2016, 10:21 Mr. Tact
 
The Half Elf wrote on Jun 15, 2016, 09:44:
Taking my GED in a few hours.
Self improvement is always a good idea, good luck. Just curious, how old are you?
 
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30. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 14, 2016, 20:26 Mr. Tact
 
Yes, evolution is likely to continue. However. due to modern technologies it is unlikely to bring about changes which will endanger our civilization anytime soon. I'd think more likely is something on the scale of 2007's "I am Legend". In attempting to modify a virus to make it "cure" a problem, it instead turns around and wipes us out. Don't get me wrong, I'm not saying I think humans are the pinnacle of intelligent life in the universe -- but I am saying I don't think we'll lose our dominance on this planet in the foreseeable future...  
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