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by Ryom
Tue Jun 16, 2015 2:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1538: "Lyrics"
Replies: 112
Views: 18942

Re: 1538: "Lyrics"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C35DrtPlUbc

Clearer Japanese I've never heard :P
by Ryom
Wed Mar 04, 2015 11:36 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Leonard Nimoy, 1931–2015
Replies: 28
Views: 5312

Re: Leonard Nimoy, 1931–2015

RIP Leonard Nimoy, may the force be with you.
by Ryom
Thu Jan 08, 2015 2:38 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Airbender and Korra - Shyamalan's Masterpiece Animated
Replies: 1709
Views: 290077

Re: Airbender and Korra - Shyamalan's Masterpiece Animated

I wish that Mark would finish his Mark Watches... Legend of Korra series. He seems to have forgotten about it after season 1.

http://markwatches.net/reviews/confirmed-shows/
by Ryom
Thu Jan 01, 2015 1:06 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Dragon Age: Inquisition
Replies: 122
Views: 25395

Re: Dragon Age: Inquisition

Get out of the Hinterlands, there is a whole lot more out there to explore.
by Ryom
Sat Dec 27, 2014 2:13 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Airbender and Korra - Shyamalan's Masterpiece Animated
Replies: 1709
Views: 290077

Re: Airbender and Korra - Shyamalan's Masterpiece Animated

In some cases network meddling actually improves the final product. The creators didn't exactly make the best romance plots ever conceived. Needing to take a more subtle approach with "Korrasami" made their relationship feel like much more natural progression. We need not speak of the disa...
by Ryom
Tue Dec 16, 2014 7:51 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Dork Soulds
Replies: 780
Views: 105259

Re: Dork Soulds

I migrated to Steamworks Dark Souls. My saves imported no problem, and I ran a few invasions without issue. Load times were always quick for me, and the updated DSFIX is working as it should.
by Ryom
Mon Oct 27, 2014 3:45 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Ebola thread
Replies: 256
Views: 50266

Re: Ebola thread

Ambulance drivers... technically correct at (some) times, with just a subtle hint of denigration by the poster. Mostly paramedic level providers will not be driving an ambulance unless the call is BLS level and they work in a tiered system and feel comfortable handing the patient off to a basic prov...
by Ryom
Thu Sep 04, 2014 12:08 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Game of Thrones: The TV Show (novelisation coming soon)
Replies: 2094
Views: 254780

Re: Game of Thrones: The TV Show (novelisation coming soon)

The wall has spells embedded in it to repel Wights and White Walkers, not wildlings (humans).
by Ryom
Sat Aug 23, 2014 6:12 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Airbender and Korra - Shyamalan's Masterpiece Animated
Replies: 1709
Views: 290077

Re: Airbender and Korra - Shyamalan's Masterpiece Animated

This season has been amazing from start to finish... the finale really shines as one of the best of LoK, and perhaps even TLA. They really took a lesson from past mistakes and came out swinging. I just purchased the series DVDs of Avatar:TLA and Blu-rays of Seasons 1 and 2 of LoK and the streaming v...
by Ryom
Tue Jul 29, 2014 2:03 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Airbender and Korra - Shyamalan's Masterpiece Animated
Replies: 1709
Views: 290077

Re: Airbender and Korra - Shyamalan's Masterpiece Animated

One episode per week from now on, ONLINE only (hulu, nick, amazon, itunes) due to low live TV viewers. Show is not cancelled and the next season will also come out.
by Ryom
Tue Jul 29, 2014 2:00 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Comcast business internet - migrating away from static IPs
Replies: 1
Views: 2106

Comcast business internet - migrating away from static IPs

So here's my conundrum. I have Comcast business internet with 5 static IP addresses to host a few servers. Servers that I no longer am running. I'd like to drop the static addresses so I can save $20 a month AND so that I can use my own modem ( Comcast forces you to RENT their modem to use static ad...
by Ryom
Sun Jun 08, 2014 3:15 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: X-Men: Future Days of Past
Replies: 82
Views: 15627

Re: X-Men: Future Days of Past

I found it humorous that this entire movie was nearly a duplicate of the cartoon show, "Wolverine & the X-Men", including ending with Apokalyps being the next threat. And they probably cut out the Phoenix plot because it was done in the other movies. Seriously, they're nearly the same!...
by Ryom
Fri May 16, 2014 6:17 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Dark Souls 2
Replies: 163
Views: 27651

Re: Dark Souls 2

Pyromancy is really strong too, I've done 2k+ damage to a single enemy with it using the various pillars of fire, and I'm specc'd out as a fast tank... not really buffing spell/pyro stats.
by Ryom
Tue May 13, 2014 9:35 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Dark Souls 2
Replies: 163
Views: 27651

Re: Dark Souls 2

I'm sure his soul makes something useful, but essentially yeah. If you've already gotten the late bonfire in the Keep or if you've already killed the Iron King, there's no reason to kill the Smelter. Entirely skippable. However, there's an interesting thing you find if you retur...
by Ryom
Sun Jan 12, 2014 3:59 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Just got a dash-cam
Replies: 1
Views: 3314

Just got a dash-cam

This is the sequel to my robotic vacuum post :mrgreen: Anyone remember the meteor that whizzed over Russia not to terribly long ago? Apparently everyone has a dash-cam there so there was lots of pretty cool footage floating around. Also, it's seems to be a thing for pedestrians to fling themselves i...
by Ryom
Sun Jan 12, 2014 3:25 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Just got a robotic vacuum...
Replies: 3
Views: 3212

Re: Just got a robotic vacuum...

Perfectly, I actually have an area rug and it does the rug first then moves onto the hardwood. I'm pretty sure it adjusts the brush height automatically for the surface it is cleaning. The only thing I've heard of it having trouble with is the really loose fringe on some area rugs (which is basicall...
by Ryom
Sat Dec 28, 2013 11:24 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Just got a robotic vacuum...
Replies: 3
Views: 3212

Just got a robotic vacuum...

If anyone of you finds yourself unwilling or unable to vacuum as regularly as you like (or dislike!) then I've got to say one of these little guys just might be for you. I had found that despite my OCD tendencies and neat streak I still don't keep up on the vacuuming, and when I do I need to move ar...
by Ryom
Mon Nov 18, 2013 3:30 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Aglets of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Replies: 276
Views: 61769

Re: Aglets of S.H.I.E.L.D.

That's good to hear, I've been taking a break from it (since the third episode or so) as it wasn't catching my interest. I'll let the season record and then watch it all in one go to decide if I'm going to bother with season 2 or not. If there is a season 2.
by Ryom
Wed Oct 30, 2013 12:02 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Gravitar
Replies: 45
Views: 12101

Re: Gravity

I'm thinking of renaming this movie "Slow pans up Sandra Bullock's body... in spaaaaace"
by Ryom
Sun Oct 13, 2013 3:15 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Movie martial arts/fight scenes
Replies: 26
Views: 5387

Re: Movie martial arts/fight scenes

I'm going to second Donnie Yen as Ip Man, great fights. One of the best choreographed movies I've ever seen. They use cuts of slow motion so you can actually SEE what's going on. No shaky cam here. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y04SKwZNjME <---- Two different styles at play http://www.youtube.com/w...
by Ryom
Wed Oct 09, 2013 11:19 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Aglets of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Replies: 276
Views: 61769

Re: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Well, so far the characters feel shallow and one-note to me. I'm hoping for some more depth to them... and honestly I'm really not liking the brooding action guy.
by Ryom
Wed Oct 09, 2013 9:13 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Aglets of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Replies: 276
Views: 61769

Re: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

I checked the credits, this episode was neither written nor directed by Joss Whedon, so I don't know how much he's actually going to influence the show :/

Written by: Jed Whedon & Marissa Tancharoen
Directed by: Milan Cheylov
by Ryom
Thu Oct 03, 2013 12:31 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Aglets of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Replies: 276
Views: 61769

Re: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Sammy's cameo was nice, but despite the action this episode seemed to drag. We'll see if Joss can put out the kind of work he has in the past.
by Ryom
Thu Sep 19, 2013 11:31 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Blind and want a gun? Go to Iowa
Replies: 665
Views: 44667

Re: Blind and want a gun? Go to Iowa

A CCW is not a permit to fire a gun, it is a permit to carry one. Legally blind and legally competent is just as able to carry a concealed weapon as sighted and legally competent is. The typical response to the question of why do you want a CCW is self-defense, but it is not the only valid one. No p...
by Ryom
Tue Sep 17, 2013 6:41 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Blind and want a gun? Go to Iowa
Replies: 665
Views: 44667

Re: Blind and want a gun? Go to Iowa

Blind man shoots self in leg , eventually gets guns back. Also doubles as a case of too fucking stupid to know he can't handle guns, since he still insists he can handle guns. He is exactly the type of person that shouldn't be allowed near guns; he insists he's capable even when he's not . I rememb...
by Ryom
Mon Sep 16, 2013 2:24 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Kickstarter Thread. Everything Goes Here.
Replies: 422
Views: 136930

Re: Kickstarter Thread. Everything Goes Here.

Parallax - Master of Orion spiritual successor w/ Timothy Zahn http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/prototypex/timothy-zahns-parallax-a-retro-4x-conquer-the-gala As a great fan of the original two Master of Orion games, I'm cautiously optimistic about a game with the same flavor released with modern...
by Ryom
Sun Sep 15, 2013 11:23 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Blind and want a gun? Go to Iowa
Replies: 665
Views: 44667

Re: Blind and want a gun? Go to Iowa

Legally competent adult does the same as other legally competent adults. News at 11.
by Ryom
Sun Sep 15, 2013 11:16 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Airbender and Korra - Shyamalan's Masterpiece Animated
Replies: 1709
Views: 290077

Re: Avatar: The Last Hairbender & Legend of Korra

Underwhelmed so far, here's hoping they come out swinging for the rest of the season. Korra is without doubt the lesser of the two Avatar series thus far.
by Ryom
Sat Sep 14, 2013 3:24 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Airbender and Korra - Shyamalan's Masterpiece Animated
Replies: 1709
Views: 290077

Re: Avatar: The Last Hairbender & Legend of Korra

So, season 2 aired today... anyone watch it? It also seems curiously absent from a certain tracker for those of us without cable.
by Ryom
Fri Aug 09, 2013 4:58 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: X-Com: UFO Defense / UFO: Enemy Unknown
Replies: 456
Views: 120881

Re: X-Com: UFO Defense / UFO: Enemy Unknown

I just wanted to mention I once had a team miss six 95%+ shots chances in a row. My entire team missed an enemy a few feet in front of them. I got shot to pieces and started over from a save. The other option would have been to stay back and not advance to take out this enemy which would have likely...
by Ryom
Fri Aug 02, 2013 11:18 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Airbender and Korra - Shyamalan's Masterpiece Animated
Replies: 1709
Views: 290077

Re: Avatar: The Last Hairbender & Legend of Korra

And just to mention it specifically in this thread, Season 2 officially begins September.
by Ryom
Tue Jul 30, 2013 2:19 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Dork Soulds
Replies: 780
Views: 105259

Re: Dork Soulds

I got invaded by two separate hackers in the last couple of days. The first one was named coolaid something or other and he invaded my world as a level 100 or so to my level 10. I figure about level 100 since I got three crits (two drop attacks and a backstab) + 6 regular hits in with a battle axe a...
by Ryom
Mon Jul 08, 2013 10:36 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Dexter
Replies: 216
Views: 59996

Re: Dexter

Spoiler:
I'm thinking Vogel is the one behind the new brain butcher, as in she's the one coercing other people to kill.
by Ryom
Sun Jun 30, 2013 2:02 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Dork Soulds
Replies: 780
Views: 105259

Re: Dork Soulds

Yeah, Oolacile Township is pretty much THE PVP hotspot on every platform. Just got here and I'm getting invaded constantly. Wouldn't be an issue if the "backstab" wasn't so bugged. The phantoms are nowhere near my backside and I get facestabbed for insane damage constantly in a fight that...
by Ryom
Wed Jun 26, 2013 10:12 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Dork Soulds
Replies: 780
Views: 105259

Re: Dork Soulds

I'm finally feeling pretty badass in Dark Souls right now. I've got a mix of Havel's, Silver Knight, Firekeeper, and Painting Guardian sets equipped (that actually manage to match each other pretty well) and upgraded so that I've got a pretty balanced mix of all resistances available and I've now go...
by Ryom
Mon Jun 24, 2013 11:08 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Clod Atlas
Replies: 56
Views: 14699

Re: Cloud Atlas

Just watched this on blu-ray. Gotta say that the filmography was gorgeous all around. The makeup was definitely jarring in blu-ray for some scenes. Sorry Hugo, but you just don't make a very convincing looking Korean. The film overall was pretty good, I'd give it a solid 4 stars. I'd like to see a f...
by Ryom
Mon Jun 24, 2013 10:58 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Dexter
Replies: 216
Views: 59996

Re: Dexter

Dexter's back this Sunday, don't forget to tune in :)
by Ryom
Wed Jun 12, 2013 12:17 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Hobbit
Replies: 217
Views: 71949

Re: The Hobbit

Can't say I care for the overly fake acrobatics by the elves.

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