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Re: Post Your Amusements!

Postby Flex » Thu Jul 11, 2013 1:55 pm

We live in a society where people born on third base constantly try to steal second, yet we expect people born with two strikes against them to hit a homerun on the first pitch.
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Re: Post Your Amusements!

Postby KysenMurrin » Thu Jul 11, 2013 2:54 pm

She sounds so... earnest. Like she really believes this stuff and that it's all so straightforward and obvious.
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Re: Post Your Amusements!

Postby Era » Thu Jul 11, 2013 3:26 pm

KysenMurrin wrote:She sounds so... earnest. Like she really believes this stuff and that it's all so straightforward and obvious.


That's really the scariest kind, isn't it?
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Re: Post Your Amusements!

Postby benebarba » Thu Jul 11, 2013 4:02 pm

I forget... has the NWO started operating out of Denver International Airport?
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Re: Post Your Amusements!

Postby Klaudandus » Thu Jul 11, 2013 5:54 pm

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Re: Post Your Amusements!

Postby Fetzie » Thu Jul 11, 2013 6:29 pm

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Re: Post Your Amusements!

Postby Flex » Thu Jul 11, 2013 7:11 pm

oh man. Sharknado is bad bad bad
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Re: Post Your Amusements!

Postby Klaudandus » Thu Jul 11, 2013 7:36 pm

Flex wrote:oh man. Sharknado is bad bad bad

so bad its good or so bad its horrible?
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Re: Post Your Amusements!

Postby Flex » Thu Jul 11, 2013 7:51 pm

Klaudandus wrote:
Flex wrote:oh man. Sharknado is bad bad bad

so bad its good or so bad its horrible?


So bad it is bad until the tornado happens then you get some of the best scenes in movie history.
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Re: Post Your Amusements!

Postby Flex » Thu Jul 11, 2013 8:00 pm

For Example

Dude jumps into a shark's mouth with a chainsaw, gets swallowed whole and then cuts his way out from the inside.
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Re: Post Your Amusements!

Postby Klaudandus » Thu Jul 11, 2013 8:16 pm

He also cuts a different shark that was flying at him with the same chainsaw, right? it was in the trailer

Found a gif of it!
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Re: Post Your Amusements!

Postby Flex » Thu Jul 11, 2013 8:26 pm

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Re: Post Your Amusements!

Postby Sagara » Thu Jul 11, 2013 11:42 pm

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Re: Post Your Amusements!

Postby Worldie » Fri Jul 12, 2013 12:08 am

Was running Grim Batol for greenies on my warlock, when while approaching to Drahga, saw him running to a door and saying "Let me in or you-know-who will know about it!"

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Re: Post Your Amusements!

Postby econ21 » Fri Jul 12, 2013 5:56 am

I've gone back to Star Wars: the Old Republic as on a FTP basis and it's amusing playing a WoW clone that is several years behind the curve compared to the real thing. Don't get me wrong, I think STWOR is a great game but it is SO close to WOW, it's jarring to find it behind it on so many aspects. For example, you can mark targets by "/mark 1" but you can't write a macro to keybind to do that for you. People strive to maximise their dps without a dps meter. There's sophisticated mathematical modelling of optimal tank stats by fans but it seems to be based on MDR, so often favours defence (avoidance) over endurance (stamina) and makes no mention of damage smoothing or bursts.

It's a great game (the voice acting and quests still impress, after a year's absence) but it feels like stepping back in time. A sort of gamers' "Life on Mars" or "Ashes to Ashes".
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