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by Zaelath
December 8, 2015, 1:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: E Cigarette
Replies: 93
Views: 26486

Re: E Cigarette

I don't know, just because it didn't serve that purpose for you doesn't mean it's bullshit. I used it to quit (and no longer use the e-cig, either) and I know several other people that have done so as well. I know that alone doesn't mean much, but just calling it like I see it. I guess at least my ...
by Zaelath
December 7, 2015, 9:50 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: AMD/Raptr
Replies: 4
Views: 6859

Re: AMD/Raptr

Boogahz wrote:sounds like a little thing called lUser error
I'd tend to agree, if by user error you mean allowing AMD to install Raptr with their control panel app....

I certainly never configured it at all, let alone to log a mouse driver as a game. :)
by Zaelath
December 6, 2015, 9:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: E Cigarette
Replies: 93
Views: 26486

Re: E Cigarette

"One bullet streaking towards your head is much safer than two bullets" -scientific study "I have an unfounded, unsubstantiated view on something I'm unfamiliar with, and even though this thing I speak of could help many people break their nicotine addiction, I'm going to put my view out there and ...
by Zaelath
December 6, 2015, 8:31 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: AMD/Raptr
Replies: 4
Views: 6859

AMD/Raptr

Went looking for space on the SSD last night, found Setpoint.exe.log from Raptr at something like 19-20Gb. Possibly logging every mouse movement...?

Raptr removed, problem solved...

Anyone else seen something similar?
by Zaelath
January 20, 2015, 8:42 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Time Travel
Replies: 3
Views: 1662

Re: Time Travel

Or perhaps it's simpler like H G Wells and gravity works during time travel..
by Zaelath
July 7, 2014, 9:03 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Transformers: Age of Extinction
Replies: 10
Views: 1976

Re: Transformers: Age of Extinction

What's surprising about this is that anyone would have bothered with the Transformers movies after the first one was made. Learn when to say when, people. The 5 year-old is very interested in this movie... which I would think is the target market, so I think the real question is; why make an M rate...
by Zaelath
April 8, 2014, 6:49 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Water-boarding IS torture
Replies: 113
Views: 27998

Re: Water-boarding IS torture

It's a shame most of these arseholes aren't still around to enjoy the latest disclosures about your torture regime and how useless it was as an intelligence source.
by Zaelath
March 23, 2014, 7:41 am
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: True Detective
Replies: 6
Views: 2141

Re: True Detective

Yeah, I'll pile on. It's brilliant.
by Zaelath
March 12, 2014, 5:36 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Official Windows 8 Blows Thread
Replies: 289
Views: 69901

Re: Official Windows 8 Blows Thread

Got a new pc over the holidays with Win8.1 installed. I am having an issue that I can't find info on. The default sound device keeps getting changed to my wireless headphones or one of my monitors instead of my speakers. With do I need to do to make this stop? It's probably a similar issue to the "...
by Zaelath
March 11, 2014, 8:55 am
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Official Windows 8 Blows Thread
Replies: 289
Views: 69901

Re: Official Windows 8 Blows Thread

Or... You could accept that a vast majority of people simply don't like Windows 8. Whether or not you agree with the reasons they have is not relevant. You like it? Great! I will never buy another HP computer, but I got a email lately saying "Back by popular Demand, Windows 7" Then touted that you ...
by Zaelath
March 11, 2014, 8:51 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Flight 370
Replies: 9
Views: 2908

Re: Flight 370

Signs point to terrorism but did they steal the plane? What fucking signs? Pisses me off every time I hear this "unconfirmed theory" reported as news. Dodgy passports are incredibly prevalent in Asia where they don't have chips in the passport, and that's the only "sign". What a load of crap. There...
by Zaelath
March 3, 2014, 4:45 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Ellen Page's coming out speech
Replies: 88
Views: 21850

Re: Ellen Page's coming out speech

Spang wrote:
Zaelath wrote:Yeah, I'm not a bigot, I'm a misanthrope.
You contribute to the hostile environment.
I'm just as anti the kind of mindless thug that reacts to unusual behaviour with fists as you are, but to pretend they don't exist, and that their only motivation is who's sucking what, is delusional.
by Zaelath
March 2, 2014, 6:21 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Ellen Page's coming out speech
Replies: 88
Views: 21850

Re: Ellen Page's coming out speech

Spang wrote:Fox News called: they want their bigoted rhetoric back.
Yeah, I'm not a bigot, I'm a misanthrope. Nice "argument" there though.
by Zaelath
February 25, 2014, 6:06 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Ellen Page's coming out speech
Replies: 88
Views: 21850

Re: Ellen Page's coming out speech

"Who cares" works great for you but unfortunately gays still get harassed, beat up, etc. for jsut being gay and Ellen Page was addressing a conference regarding that as much as "coming out". Who cares is great for you but it's still nowhere near a "who cares issue for the general public although ea...
by Zaelath
February 25, 2014, 5:38 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Ellen Page's coming out speech
Replies: 88
Views: 21850

Re: Ellen Page's coming out speech

Spang wrote:
Fairweather Pure wrote:Ellen is coming out at the tail end of the LGBT crusade!
Try telling that to all of the LGBT youth who are contemplating suicide right now. It's too late to tell those who were successful.
Everything's a fuckin' Crusade with you.
by Zaelath
February 14, 2014, 3:37 am
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Official Windows 8 Blows Thread
Replies: 289
Views: 69901

Re: Official Windows 8 Blows Thread

More worryingly for Microsoft, the number of people actually using Windows 8 is persistently low. While many businesses technically have purchased Windows 8 licences, few have installed the system on office machines Mmmm That said, it might actually be close to what it should have been after Update...
by Zaelath
February 13, 2014, 4:41 am
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Official Windows 8 Blows Thread
Replies: 289
Views: 69901

Re: Official Windows 8 Blows Thread

While people focus on Metro which ultimately is meaningless with the push of the Windows Key You know that's bullshit, everyone on this board knows it's bullshit, and everything I read about 8.1 update 1 suggests Microsoft know it's bullshit. In fact, it seems they're backpedaling as fast as they c...
by Zaelath
February 12, 2014, 3:14 am
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Official Windows 8 Blows Thread
Replies: 289
Views: 69901

Re: Official Windows 8 Blows Thread

You can create a local account without the Microsoft account. It is a bit obfuscated during the setup though. It's one of the text links near the bottom and not a button. I tried this shit again because I got sick of "OMG, you can update to WINDOWS 8.1 FOR FREE" every week. The "bit obfuscated" was...
by Zaelath
February 12, 2014, 3:05 am
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Stuff to watch on Netflix
Replies: 40
Views: 10370

Re: Stuff to watch on Netflix

Yeah, Sherlock and Arrow were 2 huge surprises for the wife and I. The first episode of Arrow is better than anything shown in the first season of SHEILD. Seriously? I grabbed 4 episodes since my brother liked it, couldn't even be bothered to watch the other three after suffering through the horror...
by Zaelath
February 2, 2014, 3:41 am
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: blu-ray playback in Windows 8.1
Replies: 3
Views: 1755

Re: blu-ray playback in Windows 8.1

I've always liked PowerDVD. Not exactly cheap, but works well and the remote app for your phone is nice if you're using it to playback to the TV...
by Zaelath
February 2, 2014, 3:34 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Weather
Replies: 29
Views: 7558

Re: Weather

100F here atm. I want some polar vortex.
by Zaelath
November 25, 2013, 5:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Oh the PAIN!
Replies: 43
Views: 14402

Re: Oh the PAIN!

Good luck, sir.
by Zaelath
November 6, 2013, 7:07 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Obamacare!
Replies: 188
Views: 45673

Re: Obamacare!

Are you big fans of the Chinese yet? Do you really separate their people from the government even? Of course. Please tell me you know enough not to blame the average joe for their country's politics. Would you go on a mass killing spree in North Korea because their leader is a whack job? Maybe you'...
by Zaelath
November 6, 2013, 8:11 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Obamacare!
Replies: 188
Views: 45673

Re: Obamacare!

I can't speak for "the rest of the world", but it really does seem to me you can probably work it out for yourself if you practice a modicum of empathy. It's not even hard, and there's no travel required. Just pretend that the Chinese decide that you have shit they want, or maybe even just feel that...
by Zaelath
October 18, 2013, 3:34 am
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Official Windows 8 Blows Thread
Replies: 289
Views: 69901

Re: Official Windows 8 Blows Thread

If anything it's worse... Doesn't even allow you to log in once the install has finished, instead it forces you to link to a MS account. I made a new one that will never be used. It's a 4 page process to make a new one, and the entries on page one are checked after you fill in the other pages includ...
by Zaelath
September 2, 2013, 5:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: E Cigarette
Replies: 93
Views: 26486

Re: E Cigarette

While we're being douchey... Second hand smoke is the nastiest fucking thing in the world. Your cigarette vomit breath gets into my lungs. Legally. I'm going to piss into your beer and get insulted when you opt to pour it out. You realise when you fart, particles that were in your arse are provably...
by Zaelath
August 29, 2013, 7:38 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Texting a driver in New Jersey could see you in court
Replies: 2
Views: 1499

Re: Texting a driver in New Jersey could see you in court

Driver: Driving now, call you when I get there.

Other: OK.

>Crash<

Off with his head!
by Zaelath
August 29, 2013, 5:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: E Cigarette
Replies: 93
Views: 26486

Re: E Cigarette

Yeah I really wasn't going to get into it, but there has been nowhere near enough research done to say they are safe, or honestly even that they are safer than cigarettes. I think the latter of the two probably is true, but the point remains. It will be many years before there has been sufficient r...
by Zaelath
August 25, 2013, 10:07 am
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: HDTVs
Replies: 162
Views: 54761

Re: HDTVs

Personally, I always pass on the warranties. The reason being that warranties and insurance are the largest profit margins for every company for a reason! If something is genuinely faulty with the product, the company itself steps in and fixes the issue (usually). I think the biggest profit in thos...
by Zaelath
August 25, 2013, 10:01 am
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Official Windows 8 Blows Thread
Replies: 289
Views: 69901

Re: Official Windows 8 Blows Thread

I'm pretty sure that they're not in desktops but aren't TPM chips in most laptops? I would say "no" to "most". I think the whole issue is overblown. If you trust MS to supply a completely closed source operating system and they have established a pattern of traffic back to Redmond as "normal"; they...
by Zaelath
August 22, 2013, 7:16 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Official Windows 8 Blows Thread
Replies: 289
Views: 69901

Re: Official Windows 8 Blows Thread

I don't think there's any consumer boards with TPM chips, headers yes, chips no. They cost money, a tiny tiny percentage of consumers use full disk encryption, so are only standard on server boards.
by Zaelath
August 21, 2013, 6:54 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Another white guy shot up a bunch of people.
Replies: 339
Views: 65723

Re: Another white guy shot up a bunch of people.

What inconsistency? There's probably something racist about kids deciding to shoot some white guy because they're bored, but there's no analogue between this case and Zimmerman.
by Zaelath
August 21, 2013, 4:31 am
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Official Windows 8 Blows Thread
Replies: 289
Views: 69901

Re: Official Windows 8 Blows Thread

New computer, came with 8 on it, thought I'd try again for the hell of it. List of issues in a couple hours: - Windows Key does not take you to desktop after boot, you have to click desktop first, then it toggles. (why?) - Clicking a magnet link "opens" uTorrent back in the middle of the screen at "...
by Zaelath
August 18, 2013, 7:28 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Stop-and-frisk policy ruled unconstitutional
Replies: 2
Views: 1355

Re: Stop-and-frisk policy ruled unconstitutional

Similar to dash-cams, chest mounted cameras might go a long way towards making things more equitable. Cops might be much less likely to repeatedly abuse Erkel when they know it's being recorded. And similarly those dash cams seem to malfunction a lot more when the citizen has a complaint than when ...
by Zaelath
August 15, 2013, 12:35 am
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: iPad Mini
Replies: 42
Views: 9352

Re: iPad Mini

Oh I completely agree on the emphasised bit in that article, but not the "apps you want" part in your lead in statement. And I really don't give a shit how much effort most people are putting into Android apps, most of them don't have a point anyway. There's very very few "apps I want", and those al...
by Zaelath
August 14, 2013, 7:16 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: iPad Mini
Replies: 42
Views: 9352

Re: iPad Mini

Yeah, but unfortunately it's not spin. Android apps are subpar compared to their iOS counterparts. The same app on both platforms performs better on the iOS device. OS and device fragmentation are also a huge reason why the iOS apps are better. I've been testing iOS 7 for months which releases in S...
by Zaelath
August 13, 2013, 11:48 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: iPad Mini
Replies: 42
Views: 9352

Re: iPad Mini

Almost all of which you need to allow installation of apps from outside the play store, you know what Apple users call rooting. Um no. You don't need to root shit to do this. That's the problem. It's way too easy for Android users to pick up a virus without first taking the time to jail break. A mo...
by Zaelath
August 13, 2013, 6:57 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: iPad Mini
Replies: 42
Views: 9352

Re: iPad Mini

In addition to that: The Number Of Malicious Android Apps On Web Stands At 700,000+ August 13th, 2013 Google’s Android firmware may be continually improving in a number of key areas, but one category of constant concern is that of Android malware and general security threats, which seem to be risin...
by Zaelath
August 1, 2013, 7:45 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: San Diego Comic-Con 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 2375

Re: San Diego Comic-Con 2013

Spang wrote:
Zaelath wrote:As for poor writing for females, are they saying it's great writing for white males in Hollywood at the moment?
No, she's saying dudes don't know how to write for women.
Yes, and my contention is they don't know how to write for men either.
by Zaelath
August 1, 2013, 5:04 am
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: San Diego Comic-Con 2013
Replies: 15
Views: 2375

Re: San Diego Comic-Con 2013

QQ moar.

MR is a nightmare, that she can get work at all is amazing.

As for poor writing for females, are they saying it's great writing for white males in Hollywood at the moment? 'Cause I've seen no evidence of that either.
by Zaelath
July 28, 2013, 7:35 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: PRISM
Replies: 15
Views: 4264

Re: PRISM

Yeah, bad. It's marginally better than the stazi since it should have a lot less false positives, but it's massive overreach. I actually couldn't care less if the American government wants to monitor me as a foreign national, that actually seems a reasonable thing to do even though I'm from a friend...
by Zaelath
July 26, 2013, 2:02 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Another white guy shot up a bunch of people.
Replies: 339
Views: 65723

Re: Another white guy shot up a bunch of people.

People aren't so sure they don't like PRISM. They're all chicken-shits who expect the government to protect them from everything that could possibly go wrong, this kind of stuff gives them a nice security blanket to cling to.
by Zaelath
July 26, 2013, 12:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: E Cigarette
Replies: 93
Views: 26486

Re: E Cigarette

Keep it up! I remember the below chart being a motivator as well as quitnet.com: If you quit smoking right now, at 03:27 PM (EST) on July 24, 2013, here is what will begin to happen immediately: •3:47 PM (in 20 minutes): Your heart rate drops. •3:27 AM (in 12 hours): The carbon monoxide (a gas that...
by Zaelath
July 25, 2013, 11:53 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Another white guy shot up a bunch of people.
Replies: 339
Views: 65723

Re: Another white guy shot up a bunch of people.

I think the point you're missing is they're both criminals, the one got sentenced and executed for affray by the other. The least the survivor should get is some alone time to consider his actions.
by Zaelath
July 18, 2013, 7:00 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Copy.com (like dropbox)
Replies: 14
Views: 3105

Re: Copy.com (like dropbox)

Much like your vaunted LTE mobile speeds; it's only good because it's not popular, and if it doesn't become popular it will go out of business, so it won't stay good. That's total speculation but who cares? I'll take advantage of it while it maintains the easiest sharing combined with fastest speed...
by Zaelath
July 18, 2013, 5:52 am
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Copy.com (like dropbox)
Replies: 14
Views: 3105

Re: Copy.com (like dropbox)

Much like your vaunted LTE mobile speeds; it's only good because it's not popular, and if it doesn't become popular it will go out of business, so it won't stay good.
by Zaelath
July 11, 2013, 5:21 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Another white guy shot up a bunch of people.
Replies: 339
Views: 65723

Re: Another white guy shot up a bunch of people.

I know, right. That happens every, single, time.

Or, almost exactly the opposite.
by Zaelath
July 9, 2013, 6:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Soon" vegans will have no excuse!
Replies: 157
Views: 41224

Re: "Soon" vegans will have no excuse!

Quinoa is not the only vegan source of protein. There are many. Still sounds like a lot of effort to go to to avoid facts of evolution... Equating humans to "any other herbivore" leaves out other little things like us being almost the only mammals that can't produce vitamin C. I'm ok w/ all efforts...
by Zaelath
July 9, 2013, 6:34 am
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: IPhone 5, Galaxy SIII or Other?
Replies: 159
Views: 49022

Re: IPhone 5, Galaxy SIII or Other?

Here's another recent Apple patent article, which discusses a very familiar Apple patent (though they thought it was new when they wrote the story) http://mashable.com/2013/03/28/apple-patents-smart-pen/ It's funny too, there's a LOT of articles with that curved image claiming to be from an Apple pa...
by Zaelath
July 7, 2013, 8:59 am
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: IPhone 5, Galaxy SIII or Other?
Replies: 159
Views: 49022

Re: IPhone 5, Galaxy SIII or Other?

So you're just going to ignore the small issue of non-existant tech to achieve edge to edge screen and blather on regardless? This is what marketing fucktards call an edge to edge screen: http://cdni.wired.co.uk/620x413/k_n/Motorola-RAZR-i.jpg What you have there is a festival of wank, might as well...