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by VTNC
Mon Jan 30, 2006 2:14 am
Forum: General Software
Topic: what's all this garbage?
Replies: 13
Views: 2009

bhtooefr wrote:
Looks like a few companies paid CNET off to make that list :roll:
Isn't CNET the site where one of the senior editors is a stupid **** bitch who happens to be computer illiterate?
by VTNC
Mon Jan 30, 2006 2:11 am
Forum: General Software
Topic: What the heck - adserv.com?
Replies: 3
Views: 1107

Why didn't your text-pattern-matching-filter extension (that now has whitelisting, by the way) block out stuff from adserv.com?

Oh wai... :lol:

(not to be taken seriously)
by VTNC
Wed Jan 25, 2006 10:44 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Legend of the BloodNinja
Replies: 2
Views: 1044

Legend of the BloodNinja

EDIT BY MOD - Captain Ned - It may be funny, but it's not family-friendly

I put on my robe and wizard hat...
by VTNC
Mon Jan 23, 2006 2:31 am
Forum: Windows
Topic: Vista Screen Shots
Replies: 46
Views: 10886

Bah.

This is what a man's desktop looks like: Linked to not destroy tables
by VTNC
Mon Jan 23, 2006 2:19 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: First DX10 game announced
Replies: 14
Views: 2896

Re: First DX10 game announced

Farcry 2 Actually, it's going to be name "Crysis" (Yes. It's crisis; with a Y. A **** Y) Looks great. :o That's like, the bane of games nowadays. If it ends up anything like Far Cry, it's going to be a mediocre, generic cookie cutter FPS with REALLY sh1tty AI , just like its predecessor. That looks...
by VTNC
Fri Jan 20, 2006 4:16 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: which game between HL2, F.E.A.R., or CoD2
Replies: 32
Views: 9055

How about THE BEST GAME NO ONE PLAYED: ⋅ Beyond Good and Evil ⋅ The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay ⋅ Psychonauts PS > Red Orchestra will soon be available on Steam You can add System Shcok 2 and Grim Fandango to that list too. Is Red Orchestra gonna be ...
by VTNC
Fri Jan 20, 2006 4:13 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: "Give birth" and "Amputate all limbs" ch
Replies: 11
Views: 1640

"Give birth" and "Amputate all limbs" ch

http://www.wftv.com/news/6253589/detail.html

Now. THIS is some horrible sh1t.


What the?! The title stayed all wrong :(

Should say "Give birth" and "Amputate all limbs" checkboxes too close
by VTNC
Thu Jan 19, 2006 10:13 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: which game between HL2, F.E.A.R., or CoD2
Replies: 32
Views: 9055

How about THE BEST GAME NO ONE PLAYED:
  • Beyond Good and Evil
  • The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay
  • Psychonauts



PS > Red Orchestra will soon be available on Steam
by VTNC
Thu Jan 19, 2006 10:11 pm
Forum: General Software
Topic: need alternate QT player
Replies: 6
Views: 1927

Note: if you have iTunes, you have to have QT installed. Otherwise it's fair game.
by VTNC
Thu Jan 19, 2006 1:57 pm
Forum: General Software
Topic: Downloading a Streaming File
Replies: 8
Views: 1641

In Firefox, you can use Tools > Page Info and on the Media tab, look for a file of the type Embed and you can "Save As"
by VTNC
Fri Jan 13, 2006 1:59 pm
Forum: General Software
Topic: Vote for your most annoying Firefox bug:
Replies: 23
Views: 3908

I think it's actually touted as a feature, but when typing and hitting the apostrophe key will open up find. It pisses me off to no end. The apostrophe key is for Find-as-you-type links: searches for text inside links I think you can change it with an extension that I don't recall the name that you...
by VTNC
Fri Jan 13, 2006 1:55 pm
Forum: General Software
Topic: Looking for a new media player
Replies: 19
Views: 3805

havanu wrote:
Why not itunes?
Because if you use iTunes you have to obligatorily use Quicktime, which **** sucks :-?
by VTNC
Wed Jan 04, 2006 8:18 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: which game between HL2, F.E.A.R., or CoD2
Replies: 32
Views: 9055

Red Orchestra a WW2 realist FPS using the Unreal 2004 engine will also be coming out on Steam

PS > Wrong subforum, dude
by VTNC
Wed Jan 04, 2006 1:18 am
Forum: General Software
Topic: Vote for your most annoying Firefox bug:
Replies: 23
Views: 3908

My most annoying Firefox bug is the Flash plugin. That's the most annoying bug of the internet isn't firefox itself just one annoying lame bug? I'd call you a retard, but that wouldn't be nice. So I'll just tell you that your gimmick is getting really old, really fast :roll: Most annoying bug (IMO)...
by VTNC
Mon Jan 02, 2006 3:47 pm
Forum: General Software
Topic: the great bloatware thread
Replies: 21
Views: 3779

Since when do printer drivers have to be installed? I just plug mine in, WinXP detects and installs it. One restart, and I'm done. If the printer is newer than the OS, then you will need the drivers. Exactly. I had to get drivers for an HP PSC 1315. There were two different "versions" of the driver...
by VTNC
Mon Jan 02, 2006 3:44 pm
Forum: General Software
Topic: FireFox just died
Replies: 17
Views: 2844

hellokitty wrote:
Use IE.

Firefox is CRAP !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

when will people realize this?


Awww... someone had trouble using extensions and got cranky :lol:


Go away, flamebaiter
by VTNC
Thu Dec 29, 2005 7:47 am
Forum: Windows
Topic: New 0-day Vuln for XP
Replies: 13
Views: 2570

WARNING TO FIREFOX USERS: You are NOT invulnerable to this exploit. If windows parses the file in any way, you will be infected. To be on the safe side: ⋅ DO NOT download any wmf file ⋅ DO NOT use Google Desktop ⋅ DO NOT "Open With" and change the the "File Type" thingi...
by VTNC
Tue Dec 27, 2005 11:35 pm
Forum: General Software
Topic: Software to extract songs from a game?
Replies: 2
Views: 959

Re: Software to extract songs from a game?

bioxplicit wrote:
Need For Speed Undergound 2

You want to record EA TRAX!? :o


Ew, ew, get away from me
by VTNC
Wed Dec 21, 2005 3:57 pm
Forum: General Software
Topic: Looking for program that will list all files on drive
Replies: 13
Views: 1811

daveagn wrote:
Something like WinDirStat?

:o

I can say with 100% certainty that WinDirStat is the most awesomest (Windows) program of all time

8)
by VTNC
Sun Dec 18, 2005 10:11 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Which game to get?
Replies: 44
Views: 7283

riddick is an awesome game, with truly good voice acting , storyline, graphics and gameplay rolled into a really cheap package... the game got el cheapo treatment because it was released in the same period of half life 2 / doom 3, so it got buried in those games hype machines. IMO it is better than...
by VTNC
Sun Dec 18, 2005 10:08 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: !%#@ Windows XP - a rant
Replies: 5
Views: 1061

by VTNC
Sun Dec 18, 2005 10:06 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: Chkdsk killed a file I've been working on for a week...
Replies: 8
Views: 1234

by VTNC
Sun Dec 18, 2005 10:03 pm
Forum: General Software
Topic: Firefox Myths
Replies: 86
Views: 27165

Myth: Mastertech is trying to get more ad revenue by linking to his page.


:lol:

Myth: Somehow Firefox blocked his ads.


:lol: :lol: :lol:
by VTNC
Sun Dec 18, 2005 10:01 pm
Forum: General Software
Topic: Need help finding a driver...From any of you experts!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 945

Welcome to the forums 8) Protip: whenever you need a driver, the first site you should look to is the manufacturer's site, in this case, Asus, and look for a support/download/driver section. Which is the link Lickety posted. If you can't find the maker of the harware in question, you should try to f...
by VTNC
Thu Dec 15, 2005 9:47 am
Forum: Windows
Topic: New PC - which antivirus software?
Replies: 35
Views: 7190

Re: New PC - which antivirus software?

I only have the following choice of antivirus software to buy: Norton Antivirus 2006 Norton Intenet Security 2006 McAfee Internet Security Suite 2006 Could you please tell me which is seen to offer the best virus protection and since I'll be doing a lot of online gaming I want something that [b] is...
by VTNC
Thu Dec 15, 2005 9:39 am
Forum: General Software
Topic: Can't uninstall codecs.
Replies: 6
Views: 1489

Klyith wrote:
Codec packs are evil. Trust them not.

Except for DefilerPak Which takes a minimalistic approach to creating a codec pak
by VTNC
Mon Dec 12, 2005 12:53 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Head Count: How Many of You Own An XBOX 360?
Replies: 31
Views: 6171

computron9000 wrote:
Madden 06

I don't mind the XBox360, but I wish you folks would get over EA's Football "games":Image
by VTNC
Mon Dec 12, 2005 12:45 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Outsourcing Game Play to the Chinese
Replies: 28
Views: 3790

by VTNC
Sat Dec 10, 2005 10:28 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: A question of manliness
Replies: 56
Views: 8119

As long as it is not a bunch of gay men, it's alright to get a makeover.

As a side note, I'd like to point out that a surprising amount of women will help you if you ask them for "help" to pick up women.
by VTNC
Fri Dec 09, 2005 10:42 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Truck + low underpass = :(
Replies: 29
Views: 4075

bitvector wrote:
Hrm, why did I scan the title as "Truck + low underpants = :("?

You live in a place with a lot of "crack"? :lol:
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