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Re: Post Your Amusements!

Postby fuzzygeek » Wed Jan 30, 2013 12:16 am

Worldie wrote:People making interesting applyes to your guild, being accepted, transferring + faction transferring, being invited, then disappearing from the server after few days without a word.

I r confused.


This is exactly what happened to no fewer than five DKs during FL for us. One got a full set of heroic tokens one night, and never logged in again.
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Re: Post Your Amusements!

Postby Worldie » Wed Jan 30, 2013 12:58 am

halabar wrote:Your raid group or guild melts down, you go through all the work to find a new one and apply and transfer, and after all of that you finally realize that you've had enough...

Well thing is, with "disappearing from the server" I actually mean they transferred away during the night... not the first time it happened either, so odd. Could at least have said bye.
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Re: Post Your Amusements!

Postby Mannstein » Wed Jan 30, 2013 2:22 am

Worldie wrote:
halabar wrote:Your raid group or guild melts down, you go through all the work to find a new one and apply and transfer, and after all of that you finally realize that you've had enough...

Well thing is, with "disappearing from the server" I actually mean they transferred away during the night... not the first time it happened either, so odd. Could at least have said bye.

Well maybe 50% of all accepted characters on our guild disapear in less then a week, they get in, raid one or two times then "puff" - "offline for "insert number" months", they don't leave the guild or transfer, they simple never log in again.

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Re: Post Your Amusements!

Postby Klaudandus » Thu Jan 31, 2013 6:55 am

http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/car ... m/1874213/

It seems the only ones upset about this commercial is the white people and not jamaicans... My jamaican friend was cracking up when she saw the commercial.
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Re: Post Your Amusements!

Postby JoeBravo » Thu Jan 31, 2013 7:26 am

Klaudandus wrote:http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/cars/2013/01/29/volkswagen-super-bowl-commercial-racism/1874213/

It seems the only ones upset about this commercial is the white people and not jamaicans... My jamaican friend was cracking up when she saw the commercial.


I feel discriminated! A white guy can't be happy in his own way? only the jamaican way?!! this is an outrage!!!!
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Re: Post Your Amusements!

Postby Klaudandus » Fri Feb 01, 2013 5:39 am

oh canada...
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scot ... rance.html

although to be fair, germany has a similar thing.
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Re: Post Your Amusements!

Postby halabar » Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:07 am

Klaudandus wrote:oh canada...
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scot ... rance.html

although to be fair, germany has a similar thing.


Having just come back from Thailand, and seeing the way they drive there.. if the "Western powers insurance rules" were applied, either they all should have died long ago, or none would be allowed to drive. Ironically, with all the "rude" driving by western standards, you don't see any road rage, because they all drive that way.

Thailand is pushing to get people to wear helmets.. but that doesn't help the driving.. :D
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Re: Post Your Amusements!

Postby Mannstein » Fri Feb 01, 2013 10:56 am

halabar wrote:Thailand is pushing to get people to wear helmets.. but that doesn't help the driving.. :D

Quite the contrary...
The level of crashs there should raise with a need to slightly move your head to check if there is a car/bike/motorcicle before turning with an helmet.

P.S. Now that i think, i don't remember any "thailandise" ever cheking before turning, stop, U-turn or performe bodily functions...
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Re: Post Your Amusements!

Postby benebarba » Fri Feb 01, 2013 1:04 pm

Amusement of the week:
Learning that many 'performance' cars have a feature which amplifies certain sound frequencies from the exhaust/engine within the cabin to make the driver/passengers 'hear the power' while still being nice and quiet outside (mainly for European drive-by sound requirements apparently.)

That's right: we make your car louder, in a very specific range and because drivers apparently like it, but only on the inside.

The funnier bit, I thought, was that apparently there are companies out there that tried (and may still use) electronically synthesized sounds played through your audio system to do this.


I have to admit: I laughed, but it is kinda neat.
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Re: Post Your Amusements!

Postby Sagara » Fri Feb 01, 2013 1:52 pm

Could there potential on mp3 of "power engines"?
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Re: Post Your Amusements!

Postby benebarba » Fri Feb 01, 2013 4:55 pm

Sagara wrote:Could there potential on mp3 of "power engines"?

Given some of the crazy stuff I've heard about being on the after-market, I wouldn't be surprised.

One of the supplier reps I chatted with described some of the after-market shows like the weapons show scenes in 'Lord of War' (neat movie if you haven't seen it) :P
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Re: Post Your Amusements!

Postby Worldie » Sat Feb 02, 2013 6:09 am

Following my frustration of a couple days ago,
Worldie wrote:3 hours of wipes on Amber Shaper because people can't click 1 really hit my alreadyweakened nerves quite hard.

This has suddently made the appearance last night on our guild site, I'm still loling at it :D
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Re: Post Your Amusements!

Postby Skye1013 » Mon Feb 04, 2013 8:01 am

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Re: Post Your Amusements!

Postby benebarba » Mon Feb 04, 2013 9:09 am

got an email at the office telling us not to put food trash in our trashcans (that get emptied every night) because it's attracting mice.

It couldn't at all be people leaving large quantities of food on, under and in their desks. Nah.
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Re: Post Your Amusements!

Postby Fetzie » Mon Feb 04, 2013 11:15 am

benebarba wrote:got an email at the office telling us not to put food trash in our trashcans (that get emptied every night) because it's attracting mice.

It couldn't at all be people leaving large quantities of food on, under and in their desks. Nah.


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