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by Xbehave
Thu Oct 08, 2009 2:46 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Best *nix Desktop Environment/Window Manager/whatever
Replies: 243
Views: 45168

Re: KDE vs. GNOME: The Smackdown

I love KDE, but I hate Kubuntu. I keep hearing that but as somebody who used kubuntu, debian+kde and fedora+kde for sustained periods of time, i really don't see it. IMO KDE and gnome target different markets, KDE is much more tweakable and so better for people like me, but GNOME is simpler and eas...
by Xbehave
Thu Oct 08, 2009 2:42 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Halo vs Star Wars
Replies: 173
Views: 86275

Re: Halo vs Star Wars

not true. tatooine is basically the africa of the star wars universe. all it has is slave and moisture farmers and the odd space pirate. it would lose against earth. and i think high charity could whip quite a few planty butts. earth = projectile based weapons, even tatooine has laser based tech. D...
by Xbehave
Fri Sep 04, 2009 4:00 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Mac Docks vs. Windows Taskbar
Replies: 58
Views: 143758

Re: Mac Docks vs. Windows Taskbar

I think windows 7 is currently the best UI in existence. The idea of pinning you're most used apps to the bar is ultimate. There are just a couple things I'd like to change about it, and have it ported to xfce :P Wow, you just fell in love with the quicklauncher in kde3, how does it feel to live ci...
by Xbehave
Fri Sep 04, 2009 2:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0632: "Suspicion"
Replies: 112
Views: 32211

Re: "Suspicion" Discussion

brakos82 wrote:I saw this one coming from the second panel, and by then the cheese had already caught fire.

pa noob, title and a character called lisa gave it away in the 1st panel :P
by Xbehave
Wed Jun 24, 2009 2:15 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Malcolm in the Middle
Replies: 17
Views: 3021

Re: Malcolm in the Middle

Didn't know about the music issue but they also use gratuitous amounts of sum41. A quick search of the usual suspects turns up most a torrent with all 7 seasons (apparently 2 & 3 are low quality, fortunately 2/3 are regularly on sky so if the quality really is terrible somebody might series link...
by Xbehave
Mon May 25, 2009 9:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0588: "Pep Rally"
Replies: 184
Views: 29650

Re: "Pep Rally" Discussion

<INSERT SCHOOL NAME> fsck yeah! Something tells me the people that ran/enjoyed the pep rallies are probably the same people that belive that kind of stuff. However, I totally think this joke is missing a punchline. All the build up, then nothing. I'm starting to suspect that Randel is no longer Amer...
by Xbehave
Tue May 19, 2009 6:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0585: "Outreach"
Replies: 119
Views: 31466

Re: "Outreach" Discussion

What if instead of attaching a helium tank, (which would be a bit unweildy), they build a device for hydrolysis. The shark's underwater anyway, so just split off some Hydrogen. That has the benefit of being less dense as well, for greater buoyancy. Of course then we have battery issues... it would ...
by Xbehave
Wed May 13, 2009 2:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0583: "CNR"
Replies: 131
Views: 40066

Re: "CNR" Discussion

Fougare wrote:27 months to test and fix a bug... this strip must be taking place in Microsoft's HQ...

what about [url="http://www.osnews.com/story/19731/The-25-Year-Old-UNIX-Bug"]bsd[/url] :P
by Xbehave
Mon May 11, 2009 11:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0582: "Brakes"
Replies: 103
Views: 27647

Re: "Brakes" Discussion

keithc wrote: Surprisingly, to most people at first glance, both hit the ground at the same time. (For the real physics nerds we are ignoring the curvature of the earth and assuming no obstacles)

Your also assuming no lift & that bullet is uncharged
by Xbehave
Mon May 11, 2009 11:43 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Has anyone seen "The Big Bang Theory"?
Replies: 214
Views: 85835

Re: has anyone seen "the big bang thory"?

I've only seen one episode and it sucked with a capital x! From different people I've been told it gets better/worse :?. Based on the episode and clips I've seen they spend far too long ripping on nerds, which gets old in 5 minutes (as a nerd I don't mind that thier ripping on nerds, but they're sim...
by Xbehave
Mon May 11, 2009 10:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0581: "The Race: Part 5"
Replies: 89
Views: 16876

Re: "The Race: Part 5" Discussion

Man, that's a good song. It's my party, and I'll cry if I want to Cry if I want to, cry if I want to You would cry too if it happened to you Nobody knows where my Johnny has gone But Judy left the same time Why was he holding her hand When he's supposed to be mine? It's my party, an...
by Xbehave
Sat May 09, 2009 11:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0581: "The Race: Part 5"
Replies: 89
Views: 16876

Re: "The Race: Part 5" Discussion

Seriously, without negative commentary what would this thread be? Pretty much a circle-jerk of fanboys who love anything with the name xkcd or firefly on it (and especially some combination thereof). Which is fun for the fanboys I suppose, but after a while you gotta move on to a more stimulating f...
by Xbehave
Fri May 08, 2009 8:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0581: "The Race: Part 5"
Replies: 89
Views: 16876

Re: "The Race: Part 5" Discussion

Dear god who did i read your spoiler :( i cant unremember that Wuh de tyen ah!!! (still not see the movie) Does that button say "POST REPLY" or "KISS THE AUTHOR'S ASS"? I think there is a difference between kissing the author's ass and getting annoyed at idiots who feel entitled ...
by Xbehave
Fri May 08, 2009 10:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0581: "The Race: Part 5"
Replies: 89
Views: 16876

Re: "The Race: Part 5" Discussion

I had to sit through an entire week of horribly contrived references of Randall's Fireflay Fantasy Fanfic for this to be the ending? Fitting, given the quality of the rest of the series... but seriously... fuck that shit. Seriously‽ if you don't like it GTFO, nobody made you read xkcd this week. Th...
by Xbehave
Thu May 07, 2009 6:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0580: "The Race: Part 4"
Replies: 54
Views: 11812

Re: "The Race: Part 4" Discussion

Hmm. Good punchline, but Randall used to be able to do a gag like that with just one row of panels. The top three rows shouldn't be necessary. But at least this The Race part DOES have a good punchline. I guess this makes it the best one until now. What? I laughed quite hard twice (1,3) (2,2) and h...
by Xbehave
Thu May 07, 2009 9:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0580: "The Race: Part 4"
Replies: 54
Views: 11812

Re: "The Race: Part 4" Discussion

But we need to go there faster. Will running at the speed of light help ? There should be some calculations we can do to find out ... Anyone ? No it would actually hinder. The faster you go, the slower your time goes. (Kind of. I am not a physicist.) Actually, that would help. Time would go slower ...
by Xbehave
Thu May 07, 2009 9:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0579: "The Race: Part 3"
Replies: 75
Views: 48361

Re: "The Race: Part 3" Discussion

I am now following Nathan Fillion , Jewel Staite , Felicia Day , Vork , and Summer Glau . Summer only has 31 updates and hasn't updated since July of 2008, but the stuff she wrote is hilarious. If Nathan's is for real then It's the ship that made the Kessel Run in 18 parsecs. Under 23Gs, at least 7...
by Xbehave
Wed May 06, 2009 12:13 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: South Park vs Family Guy vs The Simpsons
Replies: 66
Views: 11449

Re: South Park vs Family Guy vs The Simpsons

Family guy is retarded, I used to find it amusing but after watching "cartoon wars" everytime they do something random I'm laughing at the show not the gag! The Simpson just isn't funny anymore, even the movie was no better than a long episode (granted an episode from when they were good, ...
by Xbehave
Wed May 06, 2009 11:42 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Facebook vs Myspace vs Twitter: Social Network Wars
Replies: 40
Views: 10246

Re: Facebook vs Myspace vs Twitter: Social Network Wars

Facebook for now, but something will pop up in 2/3 years that will knock it off. When i was at school myspace became cool When i started uni, facebook became the cool place for students When i get a job & life, something else will pop up that is better suited. (I'm gunna guess its like facebook ...
by Xbehave
Wed May 06, 2009 11:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0579: "The Race: Part 3"
Replies: 75
Views: 48361

Re: "The Race: Part 3" Discussion

.torrents are everywhere (but buy the DVD), Not watched the movie yet but the series is epic.

My money is on Randell having a trick up his sleeve and Friday's comic starting with Nathan naked in the desert.

Oh and regarding that giant picture, I still would!
by Xbehave
Tue May 05, 2009 11:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0578: "The Race: Part 2"
Replies: 58
Views: 8432

Re: The Race: Part 2 Discussion

i only doped by to check out the blag, but i lol'd pretty hard at the 3rd panel!

I wholeheartedly endorse use of the .torrent to acquire firefly, buy serenity on DVD but if fox are going to mess up then cancel a great show they don't deserve my money.
by Xbehave
Fri May 01, 2009 10:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0576: "Packages"
Replies: 127
Views: 38040

Re: "Packages" Duscussion

I cant search for everything on ebay :( , i suppose you could search by a random letter in by letter and just pick random letters, unfortunatly my simple script falls down when i need to filter through the html received by wget. I need to get the data between <div class="divider g-nav"> an...
by Xbehave
Fri May 01, 2009 9:00 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Monkey Island movie
Replies: 7
Views: 1384

Re: Monkey Island movie

The open source scummvm, (avalible for [url="http://www.scummvm.org/downloads.php"]linux/mac/pc/wii/ps/just about anything[/url]) will run the 1st two i dunno where you'll get the data files, ( id just google pirate related sites they might have it), and i have no idea how you would get it...
by Xbehave
Wed Apr 08, 2009 12:11 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Stephen Colbert vs. Jon Stewart
Replies: 56
Views: 10716

Re: Stephen Colbert vs. Jon Stewart

I'd go with the daily show* over, but I've only watched one full episode of Colbert (and a lot of clips). But if we want to look at epic wins, then Colbert went stood not more than a meter away from bush and bitchslaped the guy around, seriously EPIC , i can't even think of an analogy good enough to...
by Xbehave
Wed Apr 08, 2009 11:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0566: "Matrix Revisited"
Replies: 201
Views: 28489

Re: "Matrix Revisited" Discussion

yeah perhaps if the last one had come up with a good way to tie up the plot that was blown open by the 2nd the sequals would exist, but who knows? I still don't get why only episodes 2-6 of starwars were made :S
by Xbehave
Wed Apr 08, 2009 10:58 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Malcom Reynolds vs Han solo
Replies: 85
Views: 32969

Re: Malcom Reynolds vs Han solo

It may be a draw in that situation because Serenity would be able just to get away or the Falcon would crash; it's not nearly as suited for planetary maneuvers because it's optimized for interstellar travel. Didn't Han fly it straight into a big worm, that my friend is F'ing awesome. I've only just...
by Xbehave
Wed Apr 08, 2009 10:42 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: What Media Player (software) Do you use?
Replies: 74
Views: 11309

Re: What Media Player (software) Do you use?

kmplayer (i had some problems with it to start with on debian, but even without postprocessing its pretty sweet), the fact i can fallback to xine if mplayer isn't behaving is pretty good but, my main reason for using it is that it's UI is lean and simple so i can use the windowed mode and get nearly...
by Xbehave
Wed Apr 08, 2009 10:27 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: The Bebop's crew versus the Serenity's
Replies: 63
Views: 12654

Re: The Bebop's crew versus the Serenity's

Has it been mentioned yet that Ed can use her leet hax0r powers and take remote control of Serenity and fly it into a moon? I don't imagine Ein is entirely useless either. That's one clever dog. come on were arguing in Religious wars, i think we can safely assume that by the subsystems in the seren...
by Xbehave
Wed Apr 08, 2009 10:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0566: "Matrix Revisited"
Replies: 201
Views: 28489

Re: "Matrix Revisited" Discussion

The second two not existing is a given! The interesting question is, given the way the matrix, ended was it even possible to make a good sequal? IMHO, the animatrix was pretty good, so i think any sequal would of had to concentrate more on the past. Perhaps an action story set in the present, with f...
by Xbehave
Fri Sep 26, 2008 2:04 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Firefox 3 v.s. Google Chrome?
Replies: 105
Views: 92489

Re: Firefox 3 v.s. Google Chrome?

Chrome is basically Safari + new Javascript VM and a few twerked details to increase browser stability. By that definition safari is just konqueror + new javascript VM and a few tweaks. Safaris weakest point is safari, google have taken the major strength of safari (the fast webkit rendering engine...
by Xbehave
Fri Sep 26, 2008 1:32 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Operating Systems
Replies: 666
Views: 75201

Re: Operating Systems

That's a nice anecdote. Here's mine! <insert lame sob story about how he couldnt find jokey or jokey-kde here> Iive been using ubuntu from back when using nvidia/ati card or atheros/bcm43xx was as hard as typing a couple of commands, but now with jokey its prety much GUI all the way but i digrees. ...
by Xbehave
Thu Sep 18, 2008 2:32 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: A Very good documentury on how the global economy works...
Replies: 89
Views: 5697

Re: A Very good documentury on how the global economy works...

man i didn't realize XKCD was so American, but here are a few thoughts ⋅ theres simply not enough gold in the world for it to be a meaning full standard ⋅ gold is a worthless metal you cant eat gold if your hungry or build a house from gold if your homeless As a good argument aga...
by Xbehave
Wed Aug 27, 2008 10:17 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Ubuntu flavor
Replies: 23
Views: 5668

Re: Ubuntu flavor

KDE because i dont like being treated like an idiot.
by Xbehave
Tue Aug 19, 2008 8:24 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: The Flood versus EVERYTHING
Replies: 184
Views: 45600

Re: The Flood versus EVERYTHING

nuke from orbit, so anything with super nukes. OR deathstar anything the flood are on. OR unmand attack vehicles/robots OR go back to before they had a hivemind and stop it forming (daleks or dr who) OR just about any group of heros able to hold them off long enough to kill the hivemind basically th...
by Xbehave
Tue Aug 12, 2008 12:59 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Operating Systems
Replies: 666
Views: 75201

Re: Operating Systems

flash + prop drivers are buggy but you choose to run an unstable system when you install proprietary drivers + compiz. I had ati drivers + compiz + flash not rendering full screen verywell, after some idiot denied the problem was with my drivers and had to be with flash (be wary of anybody trying to...
by Xbehave
Tue Aug 05, 2008 2:57 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: The Flood versus EVERYTHING
Replies: 184
Views: 45600

Re: The Flood versus EVERYTHING

They aren't completely indestructible, but they're pretty close to it. You need "I SEE EACH OF YOUR INDIVIDUAL ATOMS. AND I DIVIDE THEM" powers/tech to do it, and if they do crack the armour you've still got a hole large enough for an infection form to break through, and thus a hole large...
by Xbehave
Fri Aug 01, 2008 12:57 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: GNU versus BSD
Replies: 145
Views: 39720

Re: GNU versus BSD

the way i see it is that GPL is freedom as in the source code will always be freely avalible for anybody to see.
and BSD is freedom as in the code can be used by anybody without any restrictions

but why choose bsd over public domain?
by Xbehave
Tue Jul 29, 2008 1:43 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: GNU/Linux versus Linux
Replies: 11
Views: 3317

Re: GNU/Linux versus Linux

roc314 wrote:I personally prefer to use GNU/Linux. Most (but not) of my reasoning for this has already been argued by rms, so I'll use a link to state my position.
if you want to advertise your software use a 3-clause bsd otherwise just be quiet and let people use/call it how/what they want.
by Xbehave
Thu Jul 10, 2008 3:56 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Operating Systems
Replies: 666
Views: 75201

Re: Operating Systems

No I'm pretty sure last time I used any desktop environment under Linux more than a year ago the idea was that if you wanted to do anything useful in your config settings, you had to find the right file to edit by hand. That said, the situation has vastly improved in several distros and I no longer...
by Xbehave
Thu Jul 10, 2008 3:40 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Firefox 3.0 (Merged: Firefox 3 comes out tomorrow!)
Replies: 112
Views: 19804

Re: Firefox 3.0 (Merged: Firefox 3 comes out tomorrow!)

What's all the buzz with firefox 3? It's just gonna mean like a FEW extra feautures just for a little more bugginess. Kinda like Vista. A lot of the features are fixing bugs, i mean obviously what they put on the box is what you see (all i can think of are the awsome bar & zooming) but the rest...

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