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by thegleek
Thu Jun 28, 2018 9:47 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?
Replies: 3922
Views: 564825

Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

Redocbew wrote:
I assumed that was the "devil's key" from the news blurb at the beginning of the video. Either way, it's a spooky bad thing sought after by spooky bad people so they can step up their game at being spooky and bad, I guess.


yay for evil people! i'd gladly accept that key!
by thegleek
Tue Jun 26, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?
Replies: 3922
Views: 564825

Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

Panic! at the Disco : Say Amen (Saturday Night) The official video is disturbing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jVXauWq9Hwg the key she got from that dude at the end, does it matter? is it relevant? what does it open? otherwise, cool video, i guess. but furthest from being disturbing. violence is...
by thegleek
Tue Jun 26, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?
Replies: 3922
Views: 564825

Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

Topinio wrote:
NIN, Bad Witch, having just got home from the shops (like it's the 90s!)


worst NIN release ever. It's like a new genre called Industrial JAZZ. 0.5 out of 10 stars.
by thegleek
Tue Jun 26, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: TR BBQ XV 6/23/18 - Official Thread
Replies: 175
Views: 11827

Re: TR BBQ XV 6/23/18 - Official Thread

gleek, let us know how the mouse and pad are after using them for a while. I am due for a mouse purchase and that combo may be the way I go. sure thing, flawless so far (hardware wise), the QI charging system works so wonderful. it changes the dark core rgb se mouse as desired and it also wirelessl...
by thegleek
Tue Jun 26, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: TR BBQ XV 6/23/18 - Official Thread
Replies: 175
Views: 11827

Re: TR BBQ XV 6/23/18 - Official Thread

Thanks again TR and Corsair! It was great to put some faces to people I've watched and interacted with for so long. Hope to make it next year if I can! yes, thanks to TR staff, Gigabyte, and Corsair! I walked away with their Dark Core RGB SE mouse and the mechanical wireless keyboard K63 for 2nd pl...
by thegleek
Tue Jun 26, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: TR BBQ XV 6/23/18 - Official Thread
Replies: 175
Views: 11827

Re: TR BBQ XV 6/23/18 - Official Thread

Oh, congratulations. What was it awarded for? Distance, or BBQ lifetime achievement? Not sure. I wasn't really paying attention at that point and suddenly found myself the recipient. Surprise! I'll leave it to the person that nominated you to reveal their identity should they so choose. :wink: hah!...
by thegleek
Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: TR BBQ XV 6/23/18 - Official Thread
Replies: 175
Views: 11827

Re: TR BBQ XV 6/23/18 - Official Thread

I’m bringing my White Fox with custom keycaps and several switch testers for keyboard nerds to check out. If you have interesting keyboards to bring, please do! I want to see a vintage Model M or F and a Topre board. :) not sure if a Mitsumi KKE-E99AC mechanical clicky AT 5-pin din wired keyboard w...
by thegleek
Fri May 25, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: TR BBQ XV 6/23/18 - Official Thread
Replies: 175
Views: 11827

Re: TR BBQ XV 6/23/18 - Official Thread

BTW, the count on the bedrooms in the front cottage is as follows. There are three rooms with twin beds and one room with bunk beds. All of them are upstairs. zgirl gets one on Friday for sure. The Frobozzes have one booked for Saturday night. I think that's all I've committed so far, but let me kn...
by thegleek
Thu May 03, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Gun prOn!
Replies: 3443
Views: 515640

Re: Gun prOn!

I'm hoping you lay off the Red Bull when you are down at the range... it's an important responsibility and one i don't eff around with. in the range, outside the range, etc... i have long ways to go with my aim. but i don't cheat and use scopes or lasers like the other noobs do: https://klovimg.com...
by thegleek
Thu May 03, 2018 9:51 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Gun prOn!
Replies: 3443
Views: 515640

Re: Gun prOn!

Please tell me you bought this used? Its the older model without rails and I hope you didnt pay new prices........ :/ You live and learn. And i obviously don't know jack **** about guns! So yeah, the sig was purchased brand new. And sadly it doesn't have any fukcing rails - so i can't put any mods ...
by thegleek
Thu May 03, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?
Replies: 3922
Views: 564825

Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

DancinJack wrote:
JBI - I was in this crowd....somewhere...having a beer.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CqheWBIK2Nw


i have no clue who this buckethead is. never heard of him in my life. oh well... probably not missing much! :)
by thegleek
Thu May 03, 2018 8:05 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Gun prOn!
Replies: 3443
Views: 515640

Re: Gun prOn!

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by thegleek
Wed May 02, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: TR BBQ XV 6/23/18 - Official Thread
Replies: 175
Views: 11827

Re: TR BBQ XV 6/23/18 - Official Thread

hory ****. how did i miss this! haha frobozz just text'd me to remind me. i don't think i've logged into TR since last BBQ. That's how i roll sukkas... i'm 100% in, add +1 for the wife too. bam! https://klovimg.com/images/2018/05/02/watch_out_thegleek_is_coming.jpg https://klovimg.com/images/2018/05...
by thegleek
Mon Dec 25, 2017 4:51 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: the official Indian food lovers thread!
Replies: 179
Views: 39482

Re: the official Indian food lovers thread!







merry x-mas TR!
by thegleek
Sat Dec 23, 2017 12:18 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: the official Indian food lovers thread!
Replies: 179
Views: 39482

Re: the official Indian food lovers thread!

i just found, ordered, and ate the world's most spiciest ramen noodles on the planet. my eyes are crying, my nose is running, my breathing is shallow, gallons of milk does nothing, and my vision is blurry. no. i am not having a stroke. for those who crave spicy in their lives, this is your dream com...
by thegleek
Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: the official Indian food lovers thread!
Replies: 179
Views: 39482

Re: the official Indian food lovers thread!

Jigar wrote:
i also took cue from Domino's pizza and introduce cheese burst paratha which has been very well received.


Should copy this business that's doing well here - http://www.curryoncrust.com/
by thegleek
Tue Oct 17, 2017 8:41 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: the official Indian food lovers thread!
Replies: 179
Views: 39482

Re: the official Indian food lovers thread!

bagoong alamang... well, if you cant get hold of it, a bit of salty ansjovis works in a pinch... then you pour over coconut milk and let it simmer until pork is tender and coconut milk is pretty thick. or an hour or two. One of the best dishes I ever had and a favorite of mine. bagoong anything is ...
by thegleek
Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:47 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 215
Views: 67291

Re: Minecraft

Gleek, what is the environment like on your server; is it ok for kids? My 9 year old is really into minecraft, so much so that he had me get him a VPS server so he can run his own servers, uses discord, twich, and who knows what else when using minecraft. He keeps asking me networking questions, so...
by thegleek
Fri Oct 13, 2017 2:27 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: the official Indian food lovers thread!
Replies: 179
Views: 39482

Re: the official Indian food lovers thread!

There's a really good Indian/Nepali place just down the road and their lamb vindaloo is delicious (and spicy as hell). Haven't tried the goat yet, but they have it on the menu. Haven't had a bad thing from them yet. The Vindaloo we see today is based on a Portuguese dish that evolved in the Portugu...
by thegleek
Fri Oct 13, 2017 2:15 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?
Replies: 3922
Views: 564825

Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

tons of brand new releases out for the industrial-oontz-synthpop-ebm-aggrotech fans! Legend - Midnight Champion (2017) Blancmange - Unfurnished Rooms (2017) mind.in.a.box - Broken Legacies (2017) Depeche Mode - Going Backwards (Remixes) (2017) Diary of Dreams - Hell in Eden [2017] Cut Copy - Haiku F...
by thegleek
Fri Oct 13, 2017 2:03 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 215
Views: 67291

Re: Minecraft

Gleek's MC server still runs! We've gone pure vanilla to semi-vanilla (land claims system, world guard, core protect, grief prevention, and many more)... server info: - play.gleekcraft.com forums: - http://gleekcraft.com/forums/ server statistics: - https://minecraft-statistic.net/en/server/204.44.1...
by thegleek
Sat Jul 15, 2017 7:19 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)
Replies: 207
Views: 22724

Re: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)

just brew it! wrote:
Getting ready to head out. Need to take a quick shower, and stop for gas and ice. Guesstimating I'll be there between noon and 1:00?


us too!!! we're on our way soon after loading up on some gas, ice, and snacks! our ETA is around 1-2pm, hopefully sooner then that.
by thegleek
Thu Jul 13, 2017 11:28 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)
Replies: 207
Views: 22724

Re: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)

so i'm back to 100% confirmed now! our migration effort is solid and not happening this weekend! woot woot. i'll be driving mr & mrs frobozz to/from the event as well!

let the good times roll! :)
by thegleek
Tue Jul 11, 2017 11:11 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Fish hobbyist thread (aquariums and tanks - not the sport)
Replies: 287
Views: 78297

Re: Fish hobbyist thread (aquariums and tanks - not the sport)

Wow, Necro thread! Since this thread went dead, I broke down and got a 110 tall, and re-finished a stand to go with it. A few weeks ago I introduced something nasty into my aquarium and lost 3/4 of all fish. Nothing visible, but I think it was some microbiome in my canister filter had a major battl...
by thegleek
Mon Jul 10, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)
Replies: 207
Views: 22724

Re: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)

Ugh, that sucks. All the more so because Sheldon finally committed to being at the BBQ instead of going to his girlfriend's best friend's wedding a couple hours away. He's been vexed about that for months, but I was all like, "come on, do it for gleek!" still in the works!!!! if the migra...
by thegleek
Sun Jul 02, 2017 2:25 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)
Replies: 207
Views: 22724

Re: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)

In a case like this, ask Gleek. meh. pillowcases? that's not my territory. so i'm without any answers. I've been pondering on what to bring and I was wondering how attendees last year felt about my previous choice of the Sprecher soda selection? Did people like that such that I should consider brin...
by thegleek
Sun Jun 04, 2017 12:51 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)
Replies: 207
Views: 22724

Re: TR BBQ XIV - Official Thread (7/15/17 confirmed)

holy crap time flies! the last time i logged on TR forums was almost a year ago! haha my how times change! :) anyways, I'M IN MOFOS! a TRBBQ without a GLEEK is like a DYMT without IMI hehe i'll be flying solo this year without the wife, hubba hubba! (congratz on new family member fish! work it work ...
by thegleek
Mon Aug 15, 2016 3:43 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: The Tech Report forums got a big upgrade
Replies: 105
Views: 8899

Re: The Tech Report forums got a big upgrade

derFunkenstein wrote:
It works great on my phone, which has always been a complaint of mine. Now there's no need for tapatalk support


False.

There's ALWAYS a need for tapatalk support for these forums.

TR has NEVER done it in its entire history and it's unobtrusive and so easy to install a 5 year old could do it!
by thegleek
Thu Aug 04, 2016 10:39 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: DYMT: Imi's Legacy
Replies: 3300
Views: 133254

Re: DYMT: Imi's Legacy

I hate software vendors. Hate hate hate. This is day of 2 of tech support help desk back and forth about why the hell our data prior to 2016 just isn't....there. They've got someo f it back but the reporting tool isn't work right. Ugh. lol data rules! DATA DATA DATA! anyone on this entire site have...
by thegleek
Wed Aug 03, 2016 11:41 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: DYMT: Imi's Legacy
Replies: 3300
Views: 133254

Re: DYMT: Imi's Legacy

Whereas I get to watch webinars given by the Federal Reserve Bank and the Financial Accounting Standards Board on how the entire accounting basis and structure behind a bank's calculation of its loan loss reserves is changing and how I need to get ready for the mandatory adoption of these rules for...