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by VTNC
Mon Nov 28, 2005 10:29 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: XP Games - A Windows XP Freeware Game Guide
Replies: 4
Views: 1214

It doesn't even have indie games like "N" and "The Cleaner" or "White Chamber"

What a n00b :-?
by VTNC
Mon Nov 28, 2005 3:09 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Teenage girl dies due to peanuts
Replies: 30
Views: 5218

Teenage girl dies due to peanuts

Haha. I made you think about oral intercourse and "teabagging". You know who you are :lol: Link to story Story goes like this: kid eats PBJ. Hours later he kisses his girlfriend. She goes into severe anaphylactic shock, because of the trace amounts of peanuts on his lips, and dies. I feel sorry for ...
by VTNC
Mon Nov 28, 2005 2:00 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: ironic things in gaming
Replies: 20
Views: 2719

Horrible, deplorable violence is OK as long as there's no naughty language!
by VTNC
Sat Nov 26, 2005 8:15 am
Forum: General Software
Topic: The fourth browser
Replies: 16
Views: 2214

Re: The fourth browser

ozymandias wrote:
The question is which one. Should be able to work with proxies and acrobat as well...


Firefox

(Check out link, learn to use extensions, PM me if you need help)
by VTNC
Tue Nov 22, 2005 12:44 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Why is the US filled with bad drivers.
Replies: 51
Views: 4333

Come to Brasil. Preferably São Paulo or Salvador. Wanna die? Use a crosswalk. Want your rear-view mirror clipped/kicked off? Park your car or be in a traffic jam. Myself, I don't suffer from such problems since I live in a fantastic fantasy land of a city, but it does bother me knowing how bad thing...
by VTNC
Sun Nov 20, 2005 6:27 pm
Forum: General Software
Topic: What is the best OS beside Windows for the average user
Replies: 17
Views: 1753

Comedy Option: Knoppix STD
by VTNC
Fri Nov 18, 2005 5:38 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: Not sure if this sort of information is allowed - bypass WPA
Replies: 22
Views: 3559

They're "saving you from yourself." Yeah, that's the ticket! P.S.: $$$$$$$$$!!! I actually have a legal copy of windows I bypass WPA because I've activated it like 10 times or something over the course of my license and they now require me to phone in a 25 digital activation code no thx EDIT BY MOD...
by VTNC
Wed Nov 16, 2005 9:27 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Sexual Harassment - What Employess Need To Know
Replies: 10
Views: 1596

Sexual Harassment - What Employess Need To Know

WARNING: adult language and sexual innuendo. Recommendation: Not Work Safe Link to the video (12,1 MB MOV) Link to smaller, lo-res version (5,9 MB WMV) Quick rundown of what the video covers: ⋅ Sexual harassment is illegal ⋅ Sexual harassment is against company policy ⋅ ...
by VTNC
Mon Nov 14, 2005 5:57 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Why doesn't Japan have such a piracy problem?
Replies: 13
Views: 1784

Well it just never happened that the JIMCA, Japan's MPAA, ever started suing internet piraters... On a side note, I found this really interesting/bizarre Japanese anti-piracy ad: http://www.techjapan.com/Article1099.html It may have to do with politics... e.g. the u.s. bending over to any corporate...
by VTNC
Mon Nov 14, 2005 4:42 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: Renaming extensions in WinXP (you gotta be kidding)
Replies: 14
Views: 1823

Coran Fixx wrote:
Diffrence was I used the standard NERO ROM instead of just going through StartSmart.

I believe that says a lot about Nero TardStart, I mean StartSmart.

Just use Nero Express. It's more "casual" than Nero Burning ROM, without entering the realm of retardedness.
by VTNC
Thu Nov 10, 2005 2:47 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: You want to know WHY people "pirate" music?
Replies: 268
Views: 62283

You want to know WHY people "pirate" music?

Here's why. From Sony-BMG's EULA: ⋅  If your house gets burgled, you have to delete all your music from your laptop when you get home. That's because the EULA says that your rights to any copies terminate as soon as you no longer possess the original CD. ⋅  You can't keep your m...
by VTNC
Thu Nov 10, 2005 2:39 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Sony Installs Rootkit via DRM disks...
Replies: 72
Views: 14386

by VTNC
Sat Nov 05, 2005 10:54 am
Forum: General Software
Topic: Sony Root kit removal tool
Replies: 22
Views: 2849

This has been a truly retarded stunt sony pulled :-?
by VTNC
Fri Oct 28, 2005 5:33 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: A converted Steam fan
Replies: 54
Views: 10901

Someday, if Steam acts real nice-like, we can hope to get rid of publishers :wink:
by VTNC
Fri Oct 28, 2005 5:30 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: Why it's so easy to hate Microsoft
Replies: 4
Views: 692

Crayon Shin Chan wrote:
ok guys let's all ban scorpiuscat from accessing the forums

Let's do it. He's an M$ spy :lol:

Wait... 130 free games?
by VTNC
Tue Oct 25, 2005 1:41 am
Forum: General Software
Topic: Why is Firefox so great?
Replies: 32
Views: 2354

In "Internet Options": ⋅ General tab: Set home page to windowupdate or something else inocuous. Under Temporary Internet Files, Setting, set Check for newer... to never and size to the minimum possible. History, Days to keep pages in history, minimum possible. ⋅ Securiry tab: Int...
by VTNC
Tue Oct 25, 2005 1:29 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Riddick
Replies: 5
Views: 937

I just reinstalled it a couple of days ago.

Excellent game with an EXCELLENT engine.
by VTNC
Sun Oct 23, 2005 10:58 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: CPU 100% issue after installing sp2..
Replies: 5
Views: 572

Re: CPU 100% issue after installing sp2..

Run HijackThis

Post log here

amberbamber wrote:
AMD Athlon 2400+ 2Ghz
768MB Ram


Don't sign your posts :-?
by VTNC
Thu Oct 20, 2005 12:26 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: The Rock Interview
Replies: 13
Views: 857

derFunkenstein wrote:
Maybe so, but I'd still like to see her naked
I'm sure some pervert has already photoshopped something... or written really horrible fanfic :cry:

Goddam you, Internet
by VTNC
Thu Oct 20, 2005 12:16 am
Forum: General Software
Topic: Increasing system preformance, any software available?
Replies: 29
Views: 3815

Taddeusz wrote:
MSCONFIG you can check one box and all the Microsoft services drop off the list.

I'll concede to not knowing that.

I will, however, note that if you accidently keep a necessary system service from running by setting it to "Manual" via console rather then unchecking it in MSconfig is a BIG one.
by VTNC
Wed Oct 19, 2005 9:02 pm
Forum: General Software
Topic: Increasing system preformance, any software available?
Replies: 29
Views: 3815

You advocate 3rd party tools over MSconfig. How do you figure that? Autoruns shows EVERYTHING, and hides MS signed entries, whereas MSconfig does NOT You also showed an unrealistically strong hatred for Symantec products as evidenced by one of your previous posts. Symantec? No. Norton? Yes. Name on...
by VTNC
Wed Oct 19, 2005 11:19 am
Forum: General Software
Topic: how to capture movie frames?
Replies: 2
Views: 675

by VTNC
Wed Oct 19, 2005 11:16 am
Forum: General Software
Topic: Increasing system preformance, any software available?
Replies: 29
Views: 3815

If you're using Windows, you can tweak your startup processes using msconfig. Pull up the run prompt and type msconfig. Be careful you don't muck anything up. DON'T DO THIS DO NOT **** WITH MSCONFIG It doesn't "tweak" anything You can turn off Windows' services to load less during startup and you c...
by VTNC
Wed Oct 19, 2005 11:08 am
Forum: General Software
Topic: So what is the best virus scanner on the market right now?
Replies: 4
Views: 895

Don't use any Norton crapware

I was recently servicing this woman's Dell and I removed Norton AV and Web Security, or whatever that piece o'sh*t is called and replaced them with AVG and SP2's own firewall.

She asked me how I made her computer so fast :roll:

Seriously, **** NORTON
by VTNC
Wed Oct 19, 2005 10:56 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: damn, that was a big one
Replies: 40
Views: 2335

Well my dog isn't that bad a hunter, she's had about 10 mice so far which isn't that bad and she can actually catch flies with her mouth too (even Mr Miyagi couldn't do that) Got to say though, I'm damn glad I don't have insects like that living near me. :o What breed is your dog? I haven't seen an...
by VTNC
Wed Oct 19, 2005 10:54 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Feeling rather Guilty.
Replies: 24
Views: 6618

After someone plays Q4 they should post a review.. and compare/contrast to Doom3. Hopefully some of my dislike of Doom 3 would be addressed. However, I still cant place my finger on exactly why I hated Doom3 so much.. the scripted events that made no sense were highly annoying.. but beyond that I j...
by VTNC
Wed Oct 19, 2005 12:46 am
Forum: Mobile Tech
Topic: What is on your USB flash drive?
Replies: 26
Views: 3880

SanDisk Titanium 512 <3 Apps: ⋅ 2xExplorer ⋅ AIDA32 EE ⋅ FileZilla ⋅ Cave Story (game) ⋅ Chromatron (game) ⋅ Dark Signs (game) ⋅ Liero (another game) ⋅ Lumines (game also) ⋅ Seiklus (again, a game) ⋅ ...
by VTNC
Tue Oct 11, 2005 12:25 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Why can't women be easier to read
Replies: 75
Views: 10396

why do women like you better when you're with someone? why do women ignore you when you're single? Good point and based on several conversations I've had with women,when you're with another woman ,most women are checking out the woman your with,it makes them wonder about what a man has to offer.So,...
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