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Signed On Apr 15, 2005, 20:35
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News Comments > AMD/ATI Catalyst 11.11a Performance Drivers
14. Re: AMD/ATI Catalyst 11.11a Performance Drivers Nov 22, 2011, 19:50 skyguy
 
Ant wrote on Nov 22, 2011, 17:33:
Why so big? Is this a new driver or an upgrade?

1) it's a full driver, and 2) the beta versions of the ATI drivers include both 64-bit and 32-bit drivers, which is why they're larger than the release drivers.

Why beta drivers are packaged differently than release drivers, I have no idea.
 
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News Comments > On Sale
2. Re: On Sale Nov 17, 2011, 16:17 skyguy
 
American dollar is worth more bro:

http://finance.yahoo.com/currency-converter/#from=USD;to=CAD;amt=1
 
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News Comments > Splash Damage's Next Game "One of the Biggest American Pop Culture Brands"
3. Re: Splash Damage's Next Game "One of the Biggest American Pop Culture Brands" Nov 17, 2011, 10:14 skyguy
 
yay The Monkees will finally have their own video game!!!  
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News Comments > On Minecraft Mod Support
3. Re: On Minecraft Mod Support Nov 15, 2011, 23:31 skyguy
 
I'm not a Minecraft player (never have and never will be), but I am curious, what exactly does the "mod support" comment mean? Like, retail Minecraft doesn't work with mods at all? Or you have to create your own shortcut or ini file to use a mod?
 
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News Comments > New ATI Catalyst Drivers
2. Re: New ATI Catalyst Drivers Nov 15, 2011, 13:40 skyguy
 
Do these drivers work with Rage? Only 11.10 beta 3 (but not 11.10 final) worked with Rage for me.
 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
2. Re: Evening Consolidation Nov 9, 2011, 07:58 skyguy
 
for the love of God please don't start calling a CoD game "Elite."  
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
6. Re: Morning Metaverse Nov 4, 2011, 13:41 skyguy
 
venomhed wrote on Nov 4, 2011, 13:02:
You guys need to stay out of the markets and trading. Why? You haven't figured it out yet, the "hype stock" as I call it?

If you were smart and had money, you would have bought into Groupon today, then sell at the end of the day or Monday morning, depending on your taste for risk.

At roughly $20-22 a share, it currently stands at $28, you would have made about 30% right now.

It's not about fact.
It's not about logic.
It's about short sales.

Learn about it. The stock market is NO different then gambling at Vegas except it is all about timing and hype.

Anyways, by the end of the day I will be around $2000-4000 richer and you won't be. And, I will be rid of Groupon.

Buying low and selling high is not a "short sale." I guess you were able to buy the stock at the IPO price; most people won't be able to. If it's just like gambling at Vegas, how do you "know" how much richer you'll be?
 
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
2. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Jul 28, 2011, 15:53 skyguy
 
damn they send the Taliban spokesman to Yale, but the LulzSec spokesman goes to prison? Somebody's got their priorities out of wack.

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5415846
 
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News Comments > Humble Indie Bundle #3
7. Re: Humble Indie Bundle #3 Jul 26, 2011, 21:33 skyguy
 
This actually includes VVVVVV 2.0, which hasn't been available until now.
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
16. Re: Steam Top 10 Jul 25, 2011, 09:56 skyguy
 
hubricide wrote on Jul 25, 2011, 08:38:
Civ V is basically the same as the other Civs, so if you still find Civ in general fun, you'll find Civ V fun. Otherwise, it doesn't bring anything hugely new to the series.

The hex map, lack of unit stacking, and just generally not having to build a million units to defend yourself are all huge in my book, I could never go back to Civ IV.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
4. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 19, 2011, 14:43 skyguy
 
PHJF wrote on Jul 19, 2011, 14:35:
Man I've been shaving with a safety razor for a month now and I'm STILL drawing blood. I don't think I'll ever get good at this shit

DO NOT use a safety razor like you would a cartridge razor, you shouldn't be pushing it into your skin like you would with a cartridge. Also you need to have it at an angle such that the blade is pointing into your skin. This is the guide I used when I first started wet-shaving:

http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/6886845
 
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News Comments > Quote of the Day
4. Re: Quote of the Day Jul 8, 2011, 08:01 skyguy
 
Riker wrote on Jul 8, 2011, 07:54:
I still have no interest in playing the kind of games I like on a portable device with a small screen and imprecise controls.

Right, two years from now an ipad may be as powerful as an xbox360, but the UI will still be optimized for lying on your couch, reading a webpage. The UI is just not conducive to playing most video games.

Carmack lost his mojo long, long ago.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
11. Re: Morning Tech Bits Jun 17, 2011, 21:45 skyguy
 
making the SSD the C: drive is whats stupid. Put slow-loading games on there, you really want a million versions of .NET filling up your ultra fast ultra expensive SSD?  
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News Comments > On Sale
5. Apache: Air Assault May 9, 2011, 10:06 skyguy
 
There's an Apache: Air Assault review here:

http://www.simhq.com/_air13/air_459a.html

think I might pick it up when I get home today.
 
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News Comments > Quote of the Day
3. Re: Quote of the Day May 7, 2011, 17:07 skyguy
 
Cutter wrote on May 7, 2011, 16:58:
Creston wrote on May 7, 2011, 16:47:
our IT staff informed me that we have much better than T3 connectivity at our new office now

/looks at his shitty 756k connection.
// Cry

Creston

How do you sleep at night?

What else is he going to do while he waits for his download to finish?
 
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News Comments > Firaxis RTS Plans, and Civilization Revolution II Cancelled
3. Re: Firaxis RTS Plans, and Civilization Revolution II Cancelled Apr 27, 2011, 20:33 skyguy
 
Beamer wrote on Apr 27, 2011, 19:32:
There's nothing to indicate that project is real-time, as the reumes just say "strategy," and if it's become RTS I'm going to be more disappointed than I've been in years.

If it's not an RTS, and it's Alpha Centauri 2, I'll be more excited than I've been in years.
 
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News Comments > Easter Legal Briefs
4. Re: Easter Legal Briefs Apr 24, 2011, 17:40 skyguy
 
yuastnav: people are innocent until proven guilty in the USA. Also, Macs do use x86 chips.
 
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
6. Re: Evening Metaverse Apr 13, 2011, 22:16 skyguy
 
Internet access is a privilege, not a right. Unless I'm mistaken, courts still regularly prohibit convicted hackers from using the internet, just like they regularly prohibit convicted drunk drivers from driving.
 
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News Comments > A Fool and His News 2011, Part 1
12. Gmail Motion BETA Apr 1, 2011, 14:49 skyguy
 
This is the first year that I think Google's April Fools is just not funny at all. Using motions to communicate is supposed to be funny? Have they never heard of sign language?

 
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