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« Reply #28530 on: May 16, 2018, 08:37:21 PM »
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« Reply #28531 on: May 16, 2018, 10:26:57 PM »
Raise your hand if you can remember when GameStop was EB Games. Raises hand

I remember shopping at it when it was named Electronics Boutique  :police:

I didn't even know they were the same company til just now lol! I remember the Electronics Boutique days, yeah.
Electronics Boutique was the WaldenSoftware competitor (first-born of WaldenBooks) back in my day  ;D
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« Reply #28532 on: May 16, 2018, 10:48:44 PM »
Today I had a cleaning at the dentist.

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« Reply #28533 on: May 16, 2018, 11:05:15 PM »
Today I had a cleaning at the dentist.

I need to go do that again soon.
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« Reply #28534 on: May 17, 2018, 07:35:42 AM »
We have something like 20 dozen eggs in our refrigerator right now.
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« Reply #28535 on: May 17, 2018, 10:42:06 AM »
We have something like 20 dozen eggs in our refrigerator right now.

You could make so many omelets!  ;D

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« Reply #28536 on: May 17, 2018, 12:13:28 PM »
Taylor Swift ate my grandma at the Mcdonalds drive through.
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« Reply #28537 on: May 17, 2018, 02:30:34 PM »
Taylor Swift ate my grandma at the Mcdonalds drive through.

 ???
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« Reply #28538 on: May 17, 2018, 03:58:51 PM »
Taylor Swift ate my grandma at the Mcdonalds drive through.

 ???

Hey, the title is Random Postings.
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« Reply #28539 on: May 17, 2018, 04:03:16 PM »
"Well, do I convince you, that one ought never to despair of the disorders of the soul as incurable? ...For even if thou shouldst despair of thyself ten thousand times, I will never despair of thee" - St. John Chrysostom

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« Reply #28540 on: May 17, 2018, 04:35:36 PM »
Taylor Swift ate my grandma at the Mcdonalds drive through.

 ???

Hey, the title is Random Postings.

That's one heck of a random post...that frankly i wonder if you recognize the various ways it could be (mis)taken.
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« Reply #28541 on: May 17, 2018, 05:03:21 PM »
Taylor Swift ate my grandma at the Mcdonalds drive through.

 ???

Hey, the title is Random Postings.

That's one heck of a random post...that frankly i wonder if you recognize the various ways it could be (mis)taken.

Actually, my mind just went to the surface reading. Either my mind is ruined by too much childish rano humor... or you're the pervert here lol.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #28542 on: May 17, 2018, 05:04:20 PM »


I was listening to Lucretia My Reflection by Sisters of Mercy when I first saw that. It synced up disturbingly well.
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« Reply #28543 on: May 17, 2018, 05:08:06 PM »
Actually, my mind just went to the surface reading. Either my mind is ruined by too much childish rano humor... or you're the pervert here lol.

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« Reply #28544 on: May 17, 2018, 07:35:24 PM »
Google: collects every bit of data on me they can get; now knows me better than my mother does; chases me across the entire internet with ads that I don't want to see. Also Google: can't communicate to me in a consistent and timely manner when a youtuber I'm subscribed to uploads a video.
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« Reply #28545 on: May 17, 2018, 07:50:12 PM »
Google: collects every bit of data on me they can get; now knows me better than my mother does; chases me across the entire internet with ads that I don't want to see. Also Google: can't communicate to me in a consistent and timely manner when a youtuber I'm subscribed to uploads a video.

Can, but are too lazy/greedy to hire more people to check up on these things. They'd rather leave everything they possibly can to dodgy algorithms- since they know that you and I don't really have anywhere else to go for videos. Like Jim Sterling once said, if Valve had an algorithm to make games for it, we'd already have Half-Life 3.
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« Reply #28546 on: May 17, 2018, 11:15:05 PM »
Google: collects every bit of data on me they can get; now knows me better than my mother does; chases me across the entire internet with ads that I don't want to see. Also Google: can't communicate to me in a consistent and timely manner when a youtuber I'm subscribed to uploads a video.

Can, but are too lazy/greedy to hire more people to check up on these things. They'd rather leave everything they possibly can to dodgy algorithms- since they know that you and I don't really have anywhere else to go for videos. Like Jim Sterling once said, if Valve had an algorithm to make games for it, we'd already have Half-Life 3.

We'd have Half life 3, but the franchise would go on until it suffers a slow and painful death.
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« Reply #28547 on: May 17, 2018, 11:29:14 PM »
Google: collects every bit of data on me they can get; now knows me better than my mother does; chases me across the entire internet with ads that I don't want to see. Also Google: can't communicate to me in a consistent and timely manner when a youtuber I'm subscribed to uploads a video.

Can, but are too lazy/greedy to hire more people to check up on these things. They'd rather leave everything they possibly can to dodgy algorithms- since they know that you and I don't really have anywhere else to go for videos. Like Jim Sterling once said, if Valve had an algorithm to make games for it, we'd already have Half-Life 3.

We'd have Half life 3, but the franchise would go on until it suffers a slow and painful death.

It already kind of is if you consider Portal to be part of the same family.

But I agree, there's too many franchise zombies about.
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« Reply #28548 on: May 17, 2018, 11:44:19 PM »
Taylor Swift ate my grandma at the Mcdonalds drive through.

 ???

Hey, the title is Random Postings.

That's one heck of a random post...that frankly i wonder if you recognize the various ways it could be (mis)taken.

Actually, my mind just went to the surface reading. Either my mind is ruined by too much childish rano humor... or you're the pervert here lol.

Well, if a child said this, I’d smile and think of the surface reading. If an adult said the same thing, I’d be weirded out by it.
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« Reply #28549 on: May 17, 2018, 11:52:06 PM »
Can't be serious here. Its a random post.

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« Reply #28550 on: May 18, 2018, 12:02:08 AM »
In History Channel’s Vikings, I noticed 3 fatal flaws with their depiction of Lindisfarne.

1. The monks were using Gregorian chant which didn’t exist yet. (atleast not in its final form)
2. the monks were dressed as Dominicans instead of Benedictines.
3. The monks crossed themselves from left to right with their hand open.

Seriously History Channel?
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« Reply #28551 on: May 18, 2018, 12:20:31 AM »
In History Channel’s Vikings, I noticed 3 fatal flaws with their depiction of Lindisfarne.

1. The monks were using Gregorian chant which didn’t exist yet. (atleast not in its final form)
2. the monks were dressed as Dominicans instead of Benedictines.
3. The monks crossed themselves from left to right with their hand open.

Seriously History Channel?

I sincerely hope this is tongue in cheek, but on this website :p...
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« Reply #28552 on: May 18, 2018, 02:39:04 AM »
Like Jim Sterling once said, if Valve had an algorithm to make games for it, we'd already have Half-Life 3.

Half-Life 3 was completed years ago. Gabe Newell only allowed the gold master to be made. He had it locked inside his tomb along with the developement team. When Gabe dies, he will be play it in the afterlife.

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« Reply #28553 on: May 18, 2018, 02:45:21 AM »
1. The monks were using Gregorian chant which didn’t exist yet. (atleast not in its final form)
Gregorian chant did exist, although it had some further historical development...
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« Reply #28554 on: May 18, 2018, 03:18:19 AM »
Like Jim Sterling once said, if Valve had an algorithm to make games for it, we'd already have Half-Life 3.

Half-Life 3 was completed years ago. Gabe Newell only allowed the gold master to be made. He had it locked inside his tomb along with the developement team. When Gabe dies, he will be play it in the afterlife.

Was that Jack Thompson's master plan?
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« Reply #28555 on: May 18, 2018, 04:42:37 AM »
Like Jim Sterling once said, if Valve had an algorithm to make games for it, we'd already have Half-Life 3.

Half-Life 3 was completed years ago. Gabe Newell only allowed the gold master to be made. He had it locked inside his tomb along with the developement team. When Gabe dies, he will be play it in the afterlife.

Was that Jack Thompson's master plan?

Jack Thompson is the grandson of John T. Thompson (developer of the famous submachine gun). Nolan Bushnell’s father helped steal the Tommy Gun fortune from the Thompson family. When Nolan founded Atari, Jack declared undying war against video games. No connection with Half-Life specifically.

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« Reply #28556 on: May 18, 2018, 10:43:32 AM »
1. The monks were using Gregorian chant which didn’t exist yet. (atleast not in its final form)
Gregorian chant did exist, although it had some further historical development...
That’s what I said.
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« Reply #28557 on: May 18, 2018, 10:44:18 AM »
Like Jim Sterling once said, if Valve had an algorithm to make games for it, we'd already have Half-Life 3.

Half-Life 3 was completed years ago. Gabe Newell only allowed the gold master to be made. He had it locked inside his tomb along with the developement team. When Gabe dies, he will be play it in the afterlife.

Was that Jack Thompson's master plan?

Jack Thompson is the grandson of John T. Thompson (developer of the famous submachine gun). Nolan Bushnell’s father helped steal the Tommy Gun fortune from the Thompson family. When Nolan founded Atari, Jack declared undying war against video games. No connection with Half-Life specifically.
Interesting history.
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« Reply #28558 on: May 18, 2018, 03:54:34 PM »
In History Channel’s Vikings, I noticed 3 fatal flaws with their depiction of Lindisfarne.

1. The monks were using Gregorian chant which didn’t exist yet. (atleast not in its final form)
2. the monks were dressed as Dominicans instead of Benedictines.
3. The monks crossed themselves from left to right with their hand open.

Seriously History Channel?

Enjoyable show nonetheless! 
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« Reply #28559 on: May 18, 2018, 04:43:49 PM »
For the last few days the weather has gotten rainy.

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« Reply #28560 on: May 18, 2018, 04:52:07 PM »
For the last few days the weather has gotten rainy.

Yeah, same here.
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« Reply #28561 on: May 18, 2018, 05:17:16 PM »
For the last few days the weather has gotten rainy.

Yeah, same here.
It’s hot and humid where I am.
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« Reply #28562 on: May 18, 2018, 05:27:09 PM »
We've had a couple of trees that were growing too close to our house (like, way, way too close) removed. I feel much better about sleeping in my bed now knowing that a giant oak is not going to come through the wall, but man is that room bright now.
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« Reply #28563 on: May 18, 2018, 05:31:07 PM »
We've had a couple of trees that were growing too close to our house (like, way, way too close) removed. I feel much better about sleeping in my bed now knowing that a giant oak is not going to come through the wall, but man is that room bright now.

We've lost or are in the process of losing most of the trees in our yard due to wind storms.
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« Reply #28564 on: May 18, 2018, 05:31:59 PM »
In History Channel’s Vikings, I noticed 3 fatal flaws with their depiction of Lindisfarne.

1. The monks were using Gregorian chant which didn’t exist yet. (atleast not in its final form)
2. the monks were dressed as Dominicans instead of Benedictines.
3. The monks crossed themselves from left to right with their hand open.

Seriously History Channel?
Enjoyable show nonetheless!
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« Reply #28565 on: May 18, 2018, 05:52:10 PM »
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« Reply #28566 on: May 18, 2018, 08:57:51 PM »
I just realized that living Lego people would be anatomically forced to goose step everywhere they go.

....kind of puts the movie in a new light(?)
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« Reply #28567 on: May 18, 2018, 09:24:01 PM »
lol

fwiw it could be worse, as with some of the female lower bodies:





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« Reply #28568 on: May 18, 2018, 09:41:29 PM »
Watcha gonna do with all that... hollow space and load baring flat pieces of plastic?
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« Reply #28569 on: May 18, 2018, 10:10:40 PM »
Congratulations to Volnutt for 11,000 posts.
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« Reply #28570 on: May 18, 2018, 10:24:34 PM »
Congratulations to Volnutt for 11,000 posts.

Ah, dangit. I didn't even notice. I should have "celebrated" somehow.

Thanks, though!
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« Reply #28571 on: May 18, 2018, 10:44:50 PM »
Congratulations to Volnutt for 11,000 posts.

Ah, dangit. I didn't even notice. I should have "celebrated" somehow.

Thanks, though!

I guess 11,000 isn't usually seen as a milestone, as opposed to 15,000 or 20,000. Unless every 1,000 is a milestone, to each their own I guess. For me, 100 posts is a milestone.  ;D

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« Reply #28572 on: May 18, 2018, 10:53:38 PM »
Congratulations to Volnutt for 11,000 posts.

Ah, dangit. I didn't even notice. I should have "celebrated" somehow.

Thanks, though!

I guess 11,000 isn't usually seen as a milestone, as opposed to 15,000 or 20,000. Unless every 1,000 is a milestone, to each their own I guess. For me, 100 posts is a milestone.  ;D

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #28573 on: May 18, 2018, 11:07:06 PM »
Congratulations to Volnutt for 11,000 posts.

Ah, dangit. I didn't even notice. I should have "celebrated" somehow.

Thanks, though!

I guess 11,000 isn't usually seen as a milestone, as opposed to 15,000 or 20,000. Unless every 1,000 is a milestone, to each their own I guess. For me, 100 posts is a milestone.  ;D

You don't wanna be high like me.



A good 75% (at least) of my posts have been nothing but wasted time that I'll answer for on Judgment Day.

I suppose you can use the, "Imagine what sins I could have been doing instead!" argument.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #28574 on: May 19, 2018, 10:44:25 AM »
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