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by Aslanna
July 15, 2022, 10:24 am
Forum: Everquest General Discussion
Topic: Decade of decadence
Replies: 104
Views: 34247

Re: Decade of decadence

Loot is easy to get, but that aa farm... tens of thousands of aa to farm, at 1-3 aa per kill. It's a grind. Back in my day it was like an hour for a single AA! Probably longer. It's been too long for me to remember for sure. But yeah with a boatload of AAs added every expansion it can make you feel...
by Aslanna
July 15, 2022, 10:17 am
Forum: Everquest General Discussion
Topic: Greetings from Luclin
Replies: 166
Views: 41023

Re: Greetings from Luclin

Lots of drugs?
by Aslanna
May 19, 2022, 6:15 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Where'd all the McCain/Palin supporters go?
Replies: 102
Views: 6323

Re: Where'd all the McCain/Palin supporters go?

Speak freely all you want I don't give a shit. But, if I am Twitter with rules in place on what is and isn't acceptable, why should I allow you to stick around if you violate those? There are a lot of conservatives on Twitter so they are clearly not censoring differing opinions so stop getting hung-...
by Aslanna
May 19, 2022, 1:09 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Where'd all the McCain/Palin supporters go?
Replies: 102
Views: 6323

Re: Where'd all the McCain/Palin supporters go?

"Freedom of speech" doesn't apply to privately owned companies that have their set of rules for the platforms they run. Don't want to get banned? Then don't violate their terms of use. Don't agree with the terms? Then don't use the platform. How is that complicated? Having said that I'd be...
by Aslanna
May 16, 2022, 9:10 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Where'd all the McCain/Palin supporters go?
Replies: 102
Views: 6323

Re: Where'd all the McCain/Palin supporters go?

So during my recent Moonlighting binge I've been watching other related things. Here's an interesting 'interview' (I was never a Larry King fan) with Cybill Shepherd from 1990 that could have just as easily have been recorded a week ago on this subject. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ElHS92FCVU4&am...
by Aslanna
May 16, 2022, 8:20 pm
Forum: Everquest General Discussion
Topic: Greetings from Luclin
Replies: 166
Views: 41023

Re: Greetings from Luclin

Et tu, Brutay?
by Aslanna
May 14, 2022, 11:38 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Non Forced 2019 Upgrade Edition AMD 3950x
Replies: 40
Views: 4183

Re: Non Forced 2019 Upgrade Edition AMD 3950x

My timing on buying things sucks but I suppose I knew that going in with the 30 series almost 2 years old at the time. These (3080 Ti Ultra) are now fairly plentiful and are also going below MSRP as there is a $130 discount at MicroCenter as well as the EVGA site and probably most other places. The ...
by Aslanna
May 9, 2022, 10:25 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Where'd all the McCain/Palin supporters go?
Replies: 102
Views: 6323

Re: Where'd all the McCain/Palin supporters go?

At least you can fix this issue with a hanger. Other major issues don't have a 10 cent solution. That's fairly crass. Were you going for edgy humor or something? If so you missed your mark. The 'procedure' you speak of isn't the safest and comes with its share of risks. Bottom line, this isn't a re...
by Aslanna
May 3, 2022, 7:09 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Where'd all the McCain/Palin supporters go?
Replies: 102
Views: 6323

Re: Where'd all the McCain/Palin supporters go?

I hate the fucking democrats. Waaaa but but roe v wade...jesus. Way to focus on a non issue. Yeah.. Such a huge non-issue. Good job all the Trump (or third party) voters out there. All you had to do was vote for Clinton but noooooo you couldn't do that. Now we got the Jesus freaks in control of the...
by Aslanna
May 2, 2022, 7:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: TV buying and High Definition...
Replies: 32
Views: 2580

Re: TV buying and High Definition...

L.A. TIMES ARCHIVES AUG. 24, 1986 12 AM PT Excuse me, but who do the producers of “Moonlighting” think they’re fooling with that soft filter they use for every shot of Cybill Shepherd? Perhaps they feel that the American viewing public is not strong enough to handle the “real” Cybill. Come on, guys...
by Aslanna
May 2, 2022, 7:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wow this site hasn't died yet?
Replies: 25
Views: 8304

Re: Wow this site hasn't died yet?

JiceVirago wrote: April 27, 2022, 3:04 pm I forgot this place was here. Read some old rants. I miss the old days, but I am glad they are over.
Sadly a lot of the best rants no longer exist.
by Aslanna
May 1, 2022, 7:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: TV buying and High Definition...
Replies: 32
Views: 2580

Re: TV buying and High Definition...

You could also look at it like beer-goggles or cataracts being removed; Cybill Shepherd would never have looked that hot in Moonlighting without all the soft filters :p With the news of Bruce Willis retiring I have been rewatching Moonlighting... I was a bit too young in the 80s to appreciate it. I...
by Aslanna
April 26, 2022, 8:54 pm
Forum: Everquest General Discussion
Topic: Decade of decadence
Replies: 104
Views: 34247

Re: Decade of decadence

Post-PoP I remember liking Secrets of Faydwer but that's when mudflation really hit. Or maybe that was Seeds of Destruction. I seem to remember liking both of those expansions. House of Thule I also remember liking at least as far as the group/multibox content went. The raid stuff was a bit meh. A l...
by Aslanna
April 22, 2022, 12:42 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: Borderlands
Replies: 195
Views: 36363

Re: Borderlands

BL2 is still the best core Borderlands game. I wanted to like BL3 but the antagonist characters sucked although I have been getting an itch to play it again and maybe work on the Platinum. I'd have to see how far away from that I am though. Tiny Tina's Wonderlands has been getting pretty good review...
by Aslanna
April 22, 2022, 1:16 am
Forum: Consoles
Topic: Borderlands
Replies: 195
Views: 36363

Re: Borderlands

All the other Borderlands threads apparently got nuked :(

Tales from the Borderlands is coming back with a new game later this year
Yay!
The new entry will be developed by Gearbox and include new stories and characters
Awww. I can't see it being as good as the first one done by TellTale
by Aslanna
April 15, 2022, 7:38 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Live Free or Die Hard (Die Hard 4)
Replies: 36
Views: 3571

Re: Live Free or Die Hard (Die Hard 4)

End of an era I guess.. With Bruce WIllis retiring from acting due to health issues there will be no more Die Hard movies. That sucks.
by Aslanna
April 7, 2022, 6:12 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Cyberpunk 2077 PC/Xbox/PS
Replies: 51
Views: 3247

Re: Cyberpunk 2077 PC/Xbox/PS

$5 for PS/Xbox (physical) at Best Buy today. Includes the next-gen upgrades so I might get it.

Still undecided even at that price!

(Nevermind, it seems pretty much sold out at this point.)
by Aslanna
April 5, 2022, 1:08 am
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Elden Ring
Replies: 19
Views: 362

Re: Elden Ring

I'm glad people are enjoying it but I'm starting to get a bit tired of hearing about Elden Ring this and Elden Ring that on basically every gaming site/podcast I visit every single day/week. Not directed at this thread but it's been over 5 weeks now.. stfu about it already, people! But hey, at least...
by Aslanna
April 5, 2022, 12:53 am
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Non Forced 2019 Upgrade Edition AMD 3950x
Replies: 40
Views: 4183

Re: Non Forced 2019 Upgrade Edition AMD 3950x

It looks like the graphics card situation is improving. I waited 6+ months to be able to get mine and you can now order it on their site with no queue. So I'd advise anyone not to pay scalper prices. Things are getting better! I would imagine the more budget-friendly cards, if that even is a thing a...
by Aslanna
March 28, 2022, 9:18 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Ukraine
Replies: 12
Views: 334

Re: Ukraine

Sanctions incoming!
by Aslanna
March 27, 2022, 4:43 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Ukraine
Replies: 12
Views: 334

Re: Ukraine

I have roots going back to the Ukraine area and I wanted to travel there someday. I can't find the Ellis Island papers but the 1940 US Census lists Russia as place of birth but from my (limited) research they were in the Kiev (sp!) vicinity. But it's really been hard to find information as his Ameri...
by Aslanna
March 20, 2022, 9:19 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Non Forced 2019 Upgrade Edition AMD 3950x
Replies: 40
Views: 4183

Re: Non Forced 2019 Upgrade Edition AMD 3950x

I finally got around to installing this thing. Looking at the numbers it seems at idle it runs around 49 degrees which is about the same as my old card ( EVGA 1070Ti ) however the default behavior is to not have the fans spinning at all under 55 degrees which I do not like. So I turned those on and ...
by Aslanna
March 17, 2022, 8:40 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Non Forced 2019 Upgrade Edition AMD 3950x
Replies: 40
Views: 4183

Re: Non Forced 2019 Upgrade Edition AMD 3950x

After poking around a bit it sounds like undervolting, which I didn't know was a thing, is the way to go with these cards. You get basically the same performance and ~100W less power usage. Which means cooler temps with lower fan speeds and less noise. Since I'm not running crazy demanding things I ...
by Aslanna
March 12, 2022, 3:55 am
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Non Forced 2019 Upgrade Edition AMD 3950x
Replies: 40
Views: 4183

Re: Non Forced 2019 Upgrade Edition AMD 3950x

No 4k at this time. But I have 2 2Ks along with a 1080 that I'll probably get around to replacing in the next half year so that's a few pixels to push. I was eyeing the OLEDs but the burn-in issue might scare me away from considering those too seriously as a main display at this time. For video I ty...
by Aslanna
March 9, 2022, 6:05 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Non Forced 2019 Upgrade Edition AMD 3950x
Replies: 40
Views: 4183

Re: Non Forced 2019 Upgrade Edition AMD 3950x

I was considering maybe selling it but I finally got around to opening the box. Considering the price I was a bit disappointed there wasn't at least 1 DP cable included. A beefier card than I was expecting but rather barebones as far as packaging goes. I suppose I was spoiled by previous graphics ca...
by Aslanna
March 9, 2022, 5:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RIP Digimortal
Replies: 2
Views: 180

Re: RIP Digimortal

Sorry to hear about the loss of your friend.

The name sounds familiar but I don't think I had any interactions with him.
by Aslanna
March 1, 2022, 8:32 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Non Forced 2019 Upgrade Edition AMD 3950x
Replies: 40
Views: 4183

Re: Non Forced 2019 Upgrade Edition AMD 3950x

It only took 6 months but I was finally allowed the "privilege" of spending $1500 on a video card. I also went with the EVGA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti FTW3 Ultra Gaming. I have a 850 Watt power supply so should be good to just install it. I am mostly more concerned about the extra heat generatio...
by Aslanna
March 1, 2022, 5:19 am
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Elden Ring
Replies: 19
Views: 362

Re: Elden Ring

Anything "Soulslike" I stay away from. And from what I understand, when it comes to difficulty, this is very much Soulslike.

That's a pass from me.
by Aslanna
February 19, 2022, 8:42 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official Xbox Series X thread
Replies: 97
Views: 3827

Re: The Official Xbox Series X thread

You still can't admit you were wrong. Why is it so difficult to do on the internet where for the most part you are anonymous and nobody gives a shit? SAD. What was I wrong about? Sony should not expect anything after another company spends 68 billion to buy a company. I didn't say if it would or wo...
by Aslanna
February 15, 2022, 1:51 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official Xbox Series X thread
Replies: 97
Views: 3827

Re: The Official Xbox Series X thread

You still can't admit you were wrong. Why is it so difficult to do on the internet where for the most part you are anonymous and nobody gives a shit? SAD. Some of us think Gamepass is bad for the industry and don't have a problem buying the games we want to play. If/When Sony comes along with someth...
by Aslanna
February 14, 2022, 11:38 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Horizon Forbidden West (PS5/PS4)
Replies: 5
Views: 188

Re: Horizon Forbidden West (PS5/PS4)

Thank you for that deep and insightful commentary.
by Aslanna
February 14, 2022, 8:53 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Horizon Forbidden West (PS5/PS4)
Replies: 5
Views: 188

Re: Horizon Forbidden West (PS5/PS4)

89 on Metacritic. Not quite a 90 so that's an obvious fail. Thanks, Guerilla! I have the Collector Edition preordered but with Witch Queen releasing on the 22nd it will probably be awhile before I get to Horizon. Which might be good since last time the DLC for HZD came out like 9 months later after ...
by Aslanna
February 14, 2022, 6:24 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official Xbox Series X thread
Replies: 97
Views: 3827

Re: The Official Xbox Series X thread

Winnow wrote: January 20, 2022, 11:24 am Sony expects Call of Duty to remain multi-platform after Microsoft spent 68 Billion to buy Activision/Blizzard. That's so cute!
Again, not sure why you are stuck on Bethesda. You could just admit you were wrong in this instance and move on.
by Aslanna
February 14, 2022, 4:53 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Mandalorian/Book of Boba Fett
Replies: 3
Views: 172

Re: Mandalorian/Book of Boba Fett

Oh yeah I meant Season 3. I forgot that there's been 2 seasons of Mandalorian already.

Obi-Wan Kenobi starting March 25th. I might give that a shot but it's not high on my list.
by Aslanna
February 14, 2022, 4:48 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official Xbox Series X thread
Replies: 97
Views: 3827

Re: The Official Xbox Series X thread

That's all fine and dandy but we were talking about Activision/Blizzard and Call of Duty.
by Aslanna
February 10, 2022, 4:04 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official Xbox Series X thread
Replies: 97
Views: 3827

Re: The Official Xbox Series X thread

Sony expects Call of Duty to remain multi-platform after Microsoft spent 68 Billion to buy Activision/Blizzard. That's so cute! Well don't you look like a dumbo now... First, some commentators have asked whether we will continue to make popular content like Activision’s Call of Duty available on co...
by Aslanna
February 8, 2022, 10:59 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Mandalorian/Book of Boba Fett
Replies: 3
Views: 172

Re: Mandalorian/Book of Boba Fett

Mandalorian was ok. Started slow built I didn't really mind. I'll watch Season 2 whenever that starts. I don't have much interest in BF though. Most of the chatter I heard about it was it was on the boring side. I don't have much interest in the character in general. The dude wasn't all that.. Was a...
by Aslanna
February 1, 2022, 8:21 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Genshin Impact (PS4/PC/Switch/Mobile)
Replies: 64
Views: 3252

Re: Genshin Impact (PS4/PC/Switch/Mobile)

Still playing!

Nothing much new to report though.
by Aslanna
February 1, 2022, 10:51 am
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official Xbox Series X thread
Replies: 97
Views: 3827

Re: The Official Xbox Series X thread

And they just so happened to drop this news the day the Halo trailer drops? Sure it's not orchestrated... Yeah. They agreed to keep a multi-billion dollar secret until a trailer from another company dropped... Take a second to realize how idiotic that sounds. How did they know a trailer was going t...
by Aslanna
January 31, 2022, 7:49 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official Xbox Series X thread
Replies: 97
Views: 3827

Re: The Official Xbox Series X thread

Have you sought out any therapy for your insecurities? You really should because you act like a 13 year old who is beholden to their plastic box. Also do you think $3.6 billion deals are made in 2 weeks? There's no way this was a "response" to the Activision purchase. This was in the works...
by Aslanna
January 30, 2022, 2:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sorry gang...
Replies: 3
Views: 238

Re: Sorry gang...

In a perfect world he won't remember his logon info.
by Aslanna
January 27, 2022, 7:51 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official Xbox Series X thread
Replies: 97
Views: 3827

Re: The Official Xbox Series X thread

In an Xbox thread you said the word "Sony" 6 times in 2 short paragraphs. Obsess much?
by Aslanna
January 25, 2022, 8:57 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official Xbox Series X thread
Replies: 97
Views: 3827

Re: The Official Xbox Series X thread

Good job not addressing my point at all. But I expected nothing different from you. You claimed Sony plays the same game. I used facts (and logic) to show you how you are wrong. What do you have.. Alternative facts? I mean you do know you can't prove a hypothetical, right? It would seem not. You suc...
by Aslanna
January 23, 2022, 7:57 pm
Forum: Everquest 2
Topic: Hero's Call
Replies: 5
Views: 10182

Re: Hero's Call

Kwonryu DragonFist wrote: January 23, 2022, 8:23 amDid that game ever take off?`Was it ever released?
Nope. It was killed.
by Aslanna
January 23, 2022, 7:57 pm
Forum: Everquest General Discussion
Topic: Anyone Playing on the P99 server?
Replies: 13
Views: 5785

Re: Anyone Playing on the P99 server?

I've officially retired from EQ a couple years ago.. Live or classic. I think I logged on about a year ago and didn't recognize anyone. I can't see myself having that second job ever again.
by Aslanna
January 23, 2022, 7:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wow this site hasn't died yet?
Replies: 25
Views: 8304

Re: Wow this site hasn't died yet?

The site might be here.. But with every upgrade we seem to lose many threads. And these days there aren't many left to lose.
by Aslanna
January 23, 2022, 7:49 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official Xbox Series X thread
Replies: 97
Views: 3827

Re: The Official Xbox Series X thread

Sony plays the same game as Microsoft with exclusives and buying companies to add to their exclusives Bullshit. What large PUBLISHERS of multi-platform games has Sony bought and made exclusive to their platform? ZERO! You could say Insomniac but a) They were a developer and b) the majority of their...
by Aslanna
January 23, 2022, 7:44 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official Xbox Series X thread
Replies: 97
Views: 3827

Re: The Official Xbox Series X thread

Winnow wrote: January 20, 2022, 1:20 pmI'll debate it.
It's ok. I fully expected you to. The point is I am not. Good day.
by Aslanna
January 20, 2022, 1:13 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official Xbox Series X thread
Replies: 97
Views: 3827

Re: The Official Xbox Series X thread

no one cares what you play or what I play, all that matters is the bigger total picture of gamers The big picture for gamers as a whole is bad. You might think otherwise but "Gamers" encompasses all platforms. But I am sure you will accuse me of bias even though I would say they same thin...
by Aslanna
January 19, 2022, 9:28 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Horizon Forbidden West (PS5/PS4)
Replies: 5
Views: 188

Re: Horizon Forbidden West (PS5/PS4)

Fuckin leakers, man! Good thing I am not on Twitter or Facebook, I guess.