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by Aslanna
September 17, 2020, 4:15 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official PS5 thread!
Replies: 22
Views: 863

Re: The Official PS5 thread!

No idea why some people are flipping out about the size and making such a huge deal over it. Well.. I have some ideas... PS5 Width: 15.35 inches Depth: 10.23 inches Height: 4.1 inches PS4 Pro Width: 11,6 inches Depth: 12.9 inches Height: 2.17 inches So less than 4 inches wider and 2 inches taller th...
by Aslanna
September 16, 2020, 10:22 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official PS5 thread!
Replies: 22
Views: 863

Re: The Official PS5 thread!

If someone finds the console too big or ugly they don't have to buy it. Problem solved! Anyway, some places have already put it up for pre-order but good luck getting one. They sold out in minutes. Or however long it took for people to checkout with the sites being hammered. $400 for Digital $500 fo...
by Aslanna
September 14, 2020, 9:37 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official Xbox Series X thread
Replies: 35
Views: 539

Re: The Official Xbox Series X thread

Hey, I'm helping MS and promoting the Series X! Because the S is gimped and if you buy that you'll be regretting your purchase in a year or two.
by Aslanna
September 14, 2020, 12:39 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official Xbox Series X thread
Replies: 35
Views: 539

Re: The Official Xbox Series X thread

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Additional gimpage clarification.
by Aslanna
September 11, 2020, 7:14 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official Xbox Series X thread
Replies: 35
Views: 539

Re: The Official Xbox Series X thread

Oh my who could have seen that response... Microsoft.. A company of the people for the people! All hail the great Microsoft! Anyway, I think the S is a gimped console so shouldn't even be an option. It's basically just there to sucker people into buying a console basically on par performance-wise as...
by Aslanna
September 10, 2020, 10:54 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official Xbox Series X thread
Replies: 35
Views: 539

Re: The Official Xbox Series X thread

So.. After many generations of console launches with no "budget solution" now all of the sudden PlayStation needs to offer one just because Microsoft does? Sure. Good job moving the goalposts to suit you! In this case "budget" describes it. Don't buy the S, people! I am pretty sure the Series X offe...
by Aslanna
September 9, 2020, 6:51 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official Xbox Series X thread
Replies: 35
Views: 539

Re: The Official Xbox Series X thread

wow...big difference between the two there. worth the extra $200 for the X... I know! And I don't even care about Xbox! So if I am saying give Microsoft $200 more of your money that's saying something. But.. People will see "next gen for only $300?!", and that's it's cheaper than PS5, and be like, ...
by Aslanna
September 9, 2020, 4:32 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official Xbox Series X thread
Replies: 35
Views: 539

Re: The Official Xbox Series X thread

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The S seems gimped to me.

People. Seriously. If you must get an Xbox then save/spend the extra $200 for the Series X. You won't regret it in the long run.
by Aslanna
September 9, 2020, 12:59 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official Xbox Series X thread
Replies: 35
Views: 539

Re: The Official Xbox Series X thread

Answer me this...if everything remained the same (performance games etc) but the PS5 had the Xbox X case and we'll just say the Xbox X had a totally different case design, would you buy that instead of the current PS5 case if you could buy either one? I can't even tell you the last time I looked at...
by Aslanna
September 8, 2020, 1:22 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official Xbox Series X thread
Replies: 35
Views: 539

Re: The Official Xbox Series X thread

Series S revealed. Which was the worst kept secret ever. I don't hate the design although they should have just kept with the SAD edition look for the venting. Pricing: Series S - $300 Series X - $500 If I were buying a new Xbox I'd spring the extra $200 for a Series X. If it were just the optical d...
by Aslanna
September 4, 2020, 9:02 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: PC Upgrade: 2009 Edition
Replies: 150
Views: 27533

Re: PC Upgrade: 2009 Edition

While I am sure we'll see 30xx TI's eventually I don't know if Super will be a thing again. At least not anytime soon. The only reason they were a thing last time is because Nvidia released overpriced, super-small incremental cards, and AMD called them out on their bullshit by releasing better cards...
by Aslanna
September 1, 2020, 2:57 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: PC Upgrade: 2009 Edition
Replies: 150
Views: 27533

Re: PC Upgrade: 2009 Edition

New batch of Nvidia cards coming soon... The RTX 3080 will be available starting at $699, delivering up to “twice the performance of [the RTX] 2080 at the same price” with 10 GB of GDDR6X video memory. It will be released Sept. 17. Coming in October will be the RTX 3070 with 8 GB of GDDR6 VRAM (not ...
by Aslanna
August 27, 2020, 8:28 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: 2405FPW Pictures (Image Intensive)
Replies: 10
Views: 5870

Re: 2405FPW Pictures (Image Intensive)

After 15 years (!) I finally replaced my 2405FPW. Or will once the new monitor arrives (supposedly) next week. I wanted something for a permanent portrait mode monitor so I got a 27" 2k display. I found that a 1080p 24" monitor was a bit on the small side for that when it came to things like web bro...
by Aslanna
August 27, 2020, 8:10 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Rappelz
Replies: 457
Views: 78803

Re: Rappelz

wtf is Rappelz and why is this thread 10 pages?!
by Aslanna
August 21, 2020, 1:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Board Upgrades
Replies: 86
Views: 46284

Re: Board Upgrades

It also ate your Bitcoin thread...
by Aslanna
August 18, 2020, 3:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Board Upgrades
Replies: 86
Views: 46284

Re: Board Upgrades

Winnow wrote:
July 4, 2020, 3:38 pm
We've lost about 1 year of random post of our 18 year history on VV! I remember a time when avatars were on the left! Those were the days of high adventure!
It looks like it also ate your VR thread. Oh darn.
by Aslanna
August 10, 2020, 6:55 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Non Forced 2019 Upgrade Edition AMD 3950x
Replies: 18
Views: 1615

Re: Non Forced 2019 Upgrade Edition AMD 3950x

If you're not running workstation apps like Blender, the Adobe suite, etc.. Then you probably don't need that sort of performance. But I'm glad it's working for you! I'd advise others to base your purchases on what you're going to be using it for. Unless you have money to burn then have at it! (This...
by Aslanna
August 2, 2020, 2:25 am
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Ghost of Tsushima (PS4)
Replies: 11
Views: 272

Re: Ghost of Tsushima (PS4)

So someone who doesn't like JRPGs should review a JRPG? Someone who hates sports games should review Madden? I can't say I'm along with you on this journey. You can mention it in your review, sure, but I don't think a bias against something should be applied to the ranking. Regardless, the game has ...
by Aslanna
July 31, 2020, 6:01 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Ghost of Tsushima (PS4)
Replies: 11
Views: 272

Re: Ghost of Tsushima (PS4)

85 on Opencritic (fuck MetaCritic!) and It's getting pretty good reviews from people overall. There are a few bad ones from people complaining about open world games but that's a personal issue which shouldn't be affecting their review. If they hate open world games then have someone else review it!...
by Aslanna
July 31, 2020, 5:53 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: The Witcher (Netflix)
Replies: 9
Views: 794

Re: The Witcher (Netflix)

It was a decent show but I'm not sure it was Emmy worthy. Unless there is an award for most confusing unexplained timeline.

Perhaps Watchmen had a category or two they could have tossed to their Witcher.
by Aslanna
July 23, 2020, 2:30 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official Xbox Series X thread
Replies: 35
Views: 539

Re: The Official Xbox Series X thread

It's 2020 and Winnow is still so insecure about his choices that he can't post a comment about Microsoft/Xbox without shitting on Sony/PlayStation in the process. It's nice (?) to see some things never change. But they do get tiresome. As for Funk's comments, yeah all of MS's first party offerings w...
by Aslanna
July 17, 2020, 5:33 pm
Forum: Everquest General Discussion
Topic: Lick Lick Money Money
Replies: 3
Views: 696

Re: Lick Lick Money Money

ASMR has been a thing longer than 2020.

And I find it disturbing.
by Aslanna
July 17, 2020, 5:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wow this place is still around?
Replies: 44
Views: 7538

Re: Wow this place is still around?

Huh.. I looked at that screenshot again.. I never knew Gaklek was in OG. But, that was nearly 20 years ago so it's hard to remember stuff like that.

Pretty sure it was fishcakes.
by Aslanna
July 3, 2020, 6:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Board Upgrades
Replies: 86
Views: 46284

Re: Board Upgrades

I went to add a new post to the Horizon Zero Dawn thread but I can't find it. Seems like it may have gotten eaten? Either that or search isn't working very well...
by Aslanna
June 23, 2020, 2:20 am
Forum: Everquest General Discussion
Topic: Minneapolis FanFaire 2001?
Replies: 5
Views: 195

Re: Minneapolis FanFaire 2001?

America is doing just fine. Trump made it great again.
by Aslanna
June 20, 2020, 9:17 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Stick a fork in this franchise..
Replies: 28
Views: 3915

Re:

Ian Holm was the actor behind Bilbo. And honestly, I doubt the team behind the LotR trilogy would have that much trouble making him appear young (or younger anyway). RIP Ian Holm. Enjoy the Grey Havens. And yeah The Hobbit (movie) was terrible. Probably. I only watched the first one. They should ha...
by Aslanna
June 18, 2020, 3:00 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: PC Upgrade: 2009 Edition
Replies: 150
Views: 27533

Re: PC Upgrade: 2009 Edition

Winnow wrote:
March 4, 2020, 11:27 am
Will have to see how the 2070 performs at 4K with Cyberpunk 2077 in September November.
Fixed that for you.
by Aslanna
June 15, 2020, 12:44 am
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official PS5 thread!
Replies: 22
Views: 863

Re: The Official PS5 thread!

Wow, I could have sworn this was the PS5 thread and not the Xbox thread. If you want to fanboy out about Microsoft there is a thread for that. There are just as many comments, if not more, that like the look of the PS5. If you don't, great. You don't have to buy it. Not like you were going to anyway...
by Aslanna
June 13, 2020, 4:34 am
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official PS5 thread!
Replies: 22
Views: 863

Re: The Official PS5 thread!

Some like it. Some don't. Thanks for letting us know what camp you are in. As if there was ever any doubt. I like it but I would have been getting it regardless of what it looked like. I'll be getting it day one. Or trying to, anyway. The only surprise to me was the digital version. I was sure that ...
by Aslanna
June 2, 2020, 3:37 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Presidential Candidates 2016
Replies: 195
Views: 50344

Re: Presidential Candidates 2016

Hey look another crisis the current president has totally botched with his response. Is there anything this person can't fuck up? Oh, well I guess with the help of his buddy McConnell they got the Supreme Court a conservative majority so that's a win if you're into denying people their rights and im...
by Aslanna
May 16, 2020, 6:51 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Ghost of Tsushima (PS4)
Replies: 11
Views: 272

Re: Ghost of Tsushima (PS4)

You have issues. Wind is cool. It's natural. Lens flares are not.
by Aslanna
May 15, 2020, 2:02 am
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Ghost of Tsushima (PS4)
Replies: 11
Views: 272

Re: Ghost of Tsushima (PS4)

15 minutes of gameplay I get what they are going for with the clean UI but I would prefer an option to have a minimap and waypoints marked in like a compass or something. I am still not totally sold on it yet although I will keep my preorder for now. There is a new release date from what was in my ...
by Aslanna
May 13, 2020, 2:02 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official PS5 thread!
Replies: 22
Views: 863

Re: The Official PS5 thread!

Preview of the upcoming Unreal Engine 5 running on PS5. Looking good! Things sure have come far since the days of Space Invaders and Asteroids.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qC5KtatMcUw
by Aslanna
May 12, 2020, 2:39 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Newsleecher tutorial
Replies: 85
Views: 68062

Re: Newsleecher tutorial

NL is free but if you want SuperSearch or whatever there is a fee. $4 is the "Client Plus" plan which gets you: Unlimited NewsLeecher Software Access (Free anyway so not sure why they list this.. Just to look like you're getting more value I guess) Unlimited SuperSearch Premium Search Service Access...
by Aslanna
May 12, 2020, 11:24 am
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Newsleecher tutorial
Replies: 85
Views: 68062

Re: Newsleecher tutorial

I finally got around to cancelling my Newsleecher subscription. I haven't used it in literally a year and was paying $4 a month for nothing. Usenet just for the most part is a trash dump. Nearly real-time DMCA removals along with the large number of spam and obfuscated articles, not to mention passw...
by Aslanna
April 27, 2020, 12:12 am
Forum: Everquest General Discussion
Topic: Ahh my hombres
Replies: 5
Views: 249

Re: Ahh my hombres

Hi!
by Aslanna
April 6, 2020, 7:28 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official PS5 thread!
Replies: 22
Views: 863

Re: The Official PS5 thread!

"considerably inferior" lol ok. I really don't know why your identity is so tied to certain products. Everything you choose has to "win" and everything you don't choose is garbage and the companies should go bankrupt and all their employees should be executed. You're surely what, 50 years old by now...
by Aslanna
March 31, 2020, 2:23 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Replies: 10
Views: 530

Re: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Where I am we've been working from home since 16-Mar. They just extended that to 04-May. It's going to be so hard going back to the office. That hour a day spent commuting adds up over time! But on the flip side I'm grateful that my job so far hasn't really been impacted and that I've been able to d...
by Aslanna
March 27, 2020, 8:51 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Presidential Candidates 2016
Replies: 195
Views: 50344

Re: Presidential Candidates 2016

I am surprised you didn't link to the Pizzagate conspiracy theory and say that Biden took control from Hilary.
by Aslanna
March 27, 2020, 7:11 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Replies: 10
Views: 530

Re: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

I went to the grocery store on Wednesday. Surprisingly, other than paper products and cleaning supplies, they were fairly well stocked. There were limited amounts of some things (tuna, rice, uh.. some others) but for the most part you wouldn't be able to tell that strange things were afoot at the Ci...
by Aslanna
March 27, 2020, 7:04 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Presidential Candidates 2016
Replies: 195
Views: 50344

Re: Presidential Candidates 2016

If you think Democrats are more disgusting than Trump then yeah. There's no hope for you. Moving on!
by Aslanna
March 25, 2020, 10:23 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Star Wars IX: Rise of Skywalker (spoiler free)
Replies: 5
Views: 807

Re: Star Wars IX: Rise of Skywalker (spoiler free)

Nowhere did I say EP 9 was good. But it sure as fuck is better than Episode 1-3. Anyone who says otherwise has some mental issues they should get resolved.
by Aslanna
March 25, 2020, 6:46 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Presidential Candidates 2016
Replies: 195
Views: 50344

Re: Presidential Candidates 2016

The only clown here is you. Take Trumps cock out of your mouth and use your brain for once.
by Aslanna
March 18, 2020, 11:03 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Star Wars IX: Rise of Skywalker (spoiler free)
Replies: 5
Views: 807

Re: Star Wars IX: Rise of Skywalker (spoiler free)

I watched it. No surprise that I disagree with Winnow's bad take. Was it the greatest movie ever? No. But it sure as fuck wasn't the worst of the nine. Have you even seen I-III? It would seem not.
by Aslanna
March 16, 2020, 7:40 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Presidential Candidates 2016
Replies: 195
Views: 50344

Re: Presidential Candidates 2016

Can't blame Trump for the virus! But we can blame him for the extremely lackluster response from him and his administration. But hey, Pence is in charge so I'm sure it will be ok. Just pray the virus away, people. Thoughts and prayers! No wonder the market has pretty much wiped out all the gains si...
by Aslanna
March 14, 2020, 5:50 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Non Forced 2019 Upgrade Edition AMD 3950x
Replies: 18
Views: 1615

Re: Non Forced 2019 Upgrade Edition AMD 3950x

Winnow wrote: If you want to make your comments useful

Oh the irony.
by Aslanna
March 14, 2020, 1:46 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Non Forced 2019 Upgrade Edition AMD 3950x
Replies: 18
Views: 1615

Re: Non Forced 2019 Upgrade Edition AMD 3950x

On sale at NewEgg for $730.

It still pays to wait a few months!
by Aslanna
March 13, 2020, 5:37 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Replies: 10
Views: 530

Re: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

I went to the grocery store yesterday. It wasn't too bad other than no paper products (paper towels, toilet paper, etc) and a lot of the cleaning products were gone. I went back today and it was 10x more crazy. It was like people preparing for a hurricane or something. Items that there were none of ...