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by Winnow
June 3, 2020, 6:17 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Presidential Candidates 2016
Replies: 195
Views: 48633

Re: Presidential Candidates 2016

Posing for picture at the church by Trump was monumentally stupid. As for the current civil strife, NO ONE would have been able to stop this. It's not political. It's been building a long time and the perfect storm of COVID/Recession along with the most obvious police abuse on tape, was the final tr...
by Winnow
May 16, 2020, 5:14 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Ghost of Tsushima (PS4)
Replies: 7
Views: 148

Re: Ghost of Tsushima (PS4)

Game looks ok but I have never seen so much grass and plants waving around in any game. I'm actually being serious. They must have had a directive to have as many things in motion on the screen as possible. Look at any scene in that 15 minute clip, the grass, flowers and trees are blowing around as ...
by Winnow
May 15, 2020, 12:07 am
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Newsleecher tutorial
Replies: 85
Views: 66969

Re: Newsleecher tutorial

Currently I use usenet as a last resort to find things. It's sometimes ok for things like audibooks etc.

Of course, reading my comments back on this thread and giganews threads confirms it used to be the best thing ever for many years!
by Winnow
May 12, 2020, 2:09 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Newsleecher tutorial
Replies: 85
Views: 66969

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 pass...
by Winnow
April 26, 2020, 4:52 pm
Forum: Everquest General Discussion
Topic: Ahh my hombres
Replies: 5
Views: 145

Re: Ahh my hombres

welcome back Kilmoll,

/consent kilmoll

can you drag my corpse to the raid?

thx!
by Winnow
April 7, 2020, 6:18 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official PS5 thread!
Replies: 12
Views: 619

Re: The Official PS5 thread!

Sony announced their PS5 controller. Visually it looks nice. More rounded like an Xbox Controller and also colored more like an XBox controller. Joysticks still in same place though. https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2020/4/7/21212722/sony-dualsense-controller-playstation-5-ps5-announcement-ha...
by Winnow
April 6, 2020, 8:11 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official PS5 thread!
Replies: 12
Views: 619

Re: The Official PS5 thread!

Microsoft doesn't have to win. Sony could redesign their controller to be in tune with the 21st century and figure out that cross platform is important to people and that they could make money selling their games on PC as well...maybe then I'd overlook the flutes. I've kind of disliked Sony ever sin...
by Winnow
April 5, 2020, 5:08 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official PS5 thread!
Replies: 12
Views: 619

Re: The Official PS5 thread!

PlayStation 5 Is Reportedly in Serious Trouble The report begins by noting the collective feeling in the developer community is that Sony has dropped the ball, partially because it underestimated Microsoft and the Xbox Series X. And this is why -- by certain measurements -- the PS5's specs are cons...
by Winnow
April 1, 2020, 7:02 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Replies: 10
Views: 369

Re: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

I scored a 24 mega roll pack of toilet paper on Amazon Prime today that delivers April 8th. It's sold out again.

I even paid less than what my AMD 3950X CPU cost me!
by Winnow
March 27, 2020, 8:36 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Presidential Candidates 2016
Replies: 195
Views: 48633

Re: Presidential Candidates 2016

Joe Rogan is an expert on nothing but he has a good point. Joe Biden can barely speak and he's the Dem candidate. Biden seriously looks like he's in the first stages of dimentia. Would be scary as hell with him as president.

Joe Rogan on Joe Biden
by Winnow
March 27, 2020, 1:44 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Replies: 10
Views: 369

Re: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Went to grocery store this morning. I scored a box of tissue paper. The only paper product on the shelves. They took away the hand baskets so I had to carry everything I bought. Things looked pretty grim in the store. Some lady was coughing on one of the self check outs so I waited for a different o...
by Winnow
March 27, 2020, 1:19 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Presidential Candidates 2016
Replies: 195
Views: 48633

Re: Presidential Candidates 2016

I'm more of a democrat hater right now than Trump supporter. I'm not sure what news sources you use, but their actions have been overall disgusting the past year+.

Politics in general sickens me.
by Winnow
March 24, 2020, 9:58 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Presidential Candidates 2016
Replies: 195
Views: 48633

Re: Presidential Candidates 2016

President Trump’s job approval rating has jumped by 5 points in the latest Gallup survey, matching the high point of his presidency, as a majority of voters say they have a positive view of how the president has handled the coronavirus pandemic. The new poll finds Trump’s job approval rating at 49 ...
by Winnow
March 22, 2020, 4:36 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Star Wars IX: Rise of Skywalker (spoiler free)
Replies: 5
Views: 662

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

It's a shit movie. I-III sucked as well but this movie was complete crap. Poe!!!!!, Finn!!!!, Rey!!! Every fucking scene someones screaming a name. Disjointed. Zero character development. Shots of the back of Carrie Fishers head and her hands did not help. No drama, just "Luke I am your father!" Tha...
by Winnow
March 22, 2020, 4:19 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Non Forced 2019 Upgrade Edition AMD 3950x
Replies: 15
Views: 1376

Re: Non Forced 2019 Upgrade Edition AMD 3950x

Aslanna wrote:
March 14, 2020, 5:50 pm
Winnow wrote: If you want to make your comments useful

Oh the irony.
I've done alright in that department. Going back and reading previous upgrade threads over the past 10+ years will demonstrate that.
by Winnow
March 22, 2020, 4:15 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Replies: 10
Views: 369

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. Friday I went to the grocery ...
by Winnow
March 22, 2020, 3:55 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Presidential Candidates 2016
Replies: 195
Views: 48633

Re: Presidential Candidates 2016

This is a world changing event like 911. It has long lasting repercussions for the entire globe. There's no easy fix for this. No magical thing another president could have done. Can you imagine senile Biden in office? Yikes. People are morons. No way any president stops this virus from spreading. H...
by Winnow
March 14, 2020, 2:50 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Non Forced 2019 Upgrade Edition AMD 3950x
Replies: 15
Views: 1376

Re: Non Forced 2019 Upgrade Edition AMD 3950x

Everything in tech and gaming goes down in price over time. CPUs are no exception. If you want to make your comments useful, you can mention certain times products are best to buy. TVs for example. The best prices are always around November starting right before black friday. You can also mention th...
by Winnow
March 12, 2020, 9:13 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Replies: 10
Views: 369

Re: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

OK this just became scary. Crypto market crashed 25% overnight and that was already down 25% over the past few weeks. (edit: make that 30% overnight) Futures halted for a second time in a week on the stock market. If not, the market would crash maybe the worst since the crash of 1929. Can guarantee ...
by Winnow
March 11, 2020, 9:51 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Presidential Candidates 2016
Replies: 195
Views: 48633

Re: Presidential Candidates 2016

Can't blame Trump for the virus!
by Winnow
March 11, 2020, 9:39 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Replies: 10
Views: 369

Re: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

It's not overblown simply due to how serious everyone is taking it. I went into a normal grocery store (not Costco) and the toilet paper row was empty. The entertainment industry has already taken a beating. Delayed movies, delayed games, Seattle's restaurants are empty. Pretty much all large events...
by Winnow
March 11, 2020, 6:48 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: E3 - 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1979

Re: E3 - 2019

Official Bear market as well as of today. Not Trump's fault! COVID/Oil the cause.

COVID-19 stuff pretty serious. Officially declared a pandemic today.

Good call not having E3. They should hold a virtual E3 instead though.
by Winnow
March 11, 2020, 6:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Board Upgrades
Replies: 80
Views: 45445

Re: Board Upgrades

Xouqoa wrote:
March 11, 2020, 6:03 pm
Aslanna wrote:
February 14, 2020, 9:11 pm
Also... Is it possible to have avatars on the left? Pretty sure the previous version had that but I can't find it in the settings anywhere.
I'm almost certain that was a custom edit to the theme I/we made years ago.
Xouqoa's avatar definitely belongs on the left! :)
by Winnow
March 10, 2020, 5:39 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Presidential Candidates 2016
Replies: 195
Views: 48633

Re: Presidential Candidates 2016

Two biggest market gain days in history over the past few days! :)
by Winnow
March 9, 2020, 9:41 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Non Forced 2019 Upgrade Edition AMD 3950x
Replies: 15
Views: 1376

Re: Non Forced 2019 Upgrade Edition AMD 3950x

Aslanna wrote:
March 9, 2020, 12:58 pm
Processors can be found in stock now without the crazy gouging. It pays to wait a few months!
the 3950 has been available at retail since mid January! When I bought for over retail, it happened to be the time I had a week to dedicate to building my new PC. Time/Convenience was worth it for me.
by Winnow
March 8, 2020, 2:20 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Path of Exile
Replies: 0
Views: 174

Path of Exile

Figured I'd make a separate thread for this. There is a new season starting on March 10th. The game is free to play so it would be a good time to check it out. In Path of Exile, there are multiple ways you can play it. There is a permanent server where your character can play forever but 99% of the ...
by Winnow
March 8, 2020, 1:16 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Ghost of Tsushima (PS4)
Replies: 7
Views: 148

Re: Ghost of Tsushima (PS4)

And it's not a surprise you brought up the "flute". I was going to mention in my original post that you would because you know.. You're so predictable. With all the chaos happening in the world today, it's good to have some things you can count on! The game doesn't look horrible although there is s...
by Winnow
March 5, 2020, 9:52 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Ghost of Tsushima (PS4)
Replies: 7
Views: 148

Re: Ghost of Tsushima (PS4)

Hmm something off about their faces. Like a mix between Caucasian and Japanese. It does have a battle taking place in a colorful field of flowers so it checks that Sony requirement! (queue the flute player!) Would definitely need to see more of the game play as the story itself and characters wouldn...
by Winnow
March 4, 2020, 11:27 am
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: PC Upgrade: 2009 Edition
Replies: 144
Views: 26497

Re: PC Upgrade: 2009 Edition

Or.. Stop being cheap and get a 2080 TI. Nah, I was not impressed with this generation of Nvidia cards. I grabbed the RTX 2070 because I had to due to old card dying, but right after I bought it they came out with the "Super RTX" which was annoying. I would be interested in trying an AMD graphics c...
by Winnow
March 3, 2020, 9:48 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: PC Upgrade: 2009 Edition
Replies: 144
Views: 26497

Re: PC Upgrade: 2009 Edition

Good planning for upgrades. I agree, upgrading video cards helped keep the old 920 and CPU after that relevant for a long time. I had to go with the RTX 2070 because I game at 4K and push 2 X 4K monitors and one 1920x1080, probably soon to be 3x4K monitors so need the power, plus VR headsets I use n...
by Winnow
February 29, 2020, 5:08 am
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Diablo 3!!
Replies: 288
Views: 60473

Re: Diablo 3!!

If you liked Diablo III, you might try out Path of Exile. It's an improved version of Diablo III, free to play with a ridiculously deep skill tree. I started playing it again recently after giving Wolcen a try (another Diablo III clone). Wolcen is nice but just came out of alpha and is still buggy. ...
by Winnow
February 29, 2020, 4:38 am
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Non Forced 2019 Upgrade Edition AMD 3950x
Replies: 15
Views: 1376

Re: Non Forced 2019 Upgrade Edition AMD 3950x

Just an update on this build. Outstanding so far after 3 months. Zero crashes or issues that I can think of. Even that batwing looking router has worked flawlessly. I'm running two 4K 55" monitors and one 46" monitor. I added the second 55" monitor today and like it so will probably go with 3x4K 55"...
by Winnow
February 29, 2020, 4:19 am
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: PC Upgrade: 2009 Edition
Replies: 144
Views: 26497

Re: PC Upgrade: 2009 Edition

Comes in around $700 from Amazon. Hi Stonie, $700 is less than I paid for my CPU alone! : ) Man, this thread brings back some memories. i7 920 was one of the all time greats. I didn't do a fancy write up but this is my recent build: https://www.veeshanvault.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=25&t=26595 I k...
by Winnow
February 16, 2020, 5:43 am
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Quite possibly the worst music video I've seen
Replies: 0
Views: 290

Quite possibly the worst music video I've seen

https://youtu.be/vpIduDaggVA The song is actually good. I feel really bad for the band. They had a horrible video producer for this song! The lead singer has no idea what to do with himself. On a side note, one of my friends in high school asked me to go to this concert. I think it was 1983. They s...
by Winnow
February 16, 2020, 3:29 am
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: It Came from the 80's
Replies: 16
Views: 11343

Re: It Came from the 80's

https://youtu.be/eOjAzI5zALo This came out in 1979 but I'm going to post it as it helped kick start the 80's. B52's were before their time and an underrated band! Some say she's from Mars Or one of the seven stars That shine after 3:30 in the morning WELL SHE ISN'T Ha! https://youtu.be/TsPh-EgH65M ...
by Winnow
February 16, 2020, 2:56 am
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Dimash
Replies: 0
Views: 178

Dimash

https://youtu.be/JEz1qGS0T1Q This guy you may never have heard of might have the greatest singing voice in the world. Seriously. Incredible range and control. He's from Kazakhstan but sings in English, French, Russian, etc etc. https://youtu.be/o5zMupUOgQo He can even sing the Diva dance from The F...
by Winnow
February 16, 2020, 2:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Board Upgrades
Replies: 80
Views: 45445

Re: Board Upgrades

Sweet! The day has finally arrived! 12-15 years of Aslanna video oppression ends! Nice job Py!



Had to start with the greatest video ever made! Took me years and years to find out what the song is that plays during the end credits of this video!
by Winnow
February 13, 2020, 9:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Board Upgrades
Replies: 80
Views: 45445

Re: Board Upgrades

Heya Py!

Board is still broken. You can't embed Youtube videos!
by Winnow
January 19, 2020, 4:56 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Watchmen
Replies: 198
Views: 35554

Re: Watchmen

Good. GoT should have ended a few seasons earlier than it did as well. Leaving people guessing and speculating is much better most of the time than what actually ends up happening.
by Winnow
January 14, 2020, 12:31 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: E3 - 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1979

Re: E3 - 2019

All you have to do is google Cyberpunk 2077 E3 reaction to see what gamers like and gets them pumped up. While Cyberpunk 2077 isn't a Microsoft exclusive, they knew enough to feature the game and let CD Projekt Red have fun with the presentation (2018 was hacked intro to the preview) (2019 Keanu Ree...
by Winnow
January 14, 2020, 10:59 am
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: E3 - 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 1979

Re: E3 - 2019

I would prefer a big week of news without a conference. The only entertaining parts of E3 lately have been CD Projekt Red and their great presentations at Microsoft regarding Cyberpunk 2077. E3 helps the smaller developers more than anything else since they can't hold their own conferences. This yea...
by Winnow
January 13, 2020, 9:38 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: The Witcher (Netflix)
Replies: 6
Views: 646

Re: The Witcher (Netflix)

You're putting a lot of input into this series without having played the game! Witcher 3 is one of the all time great story driven games. Even side story quests are very fleshed out. You should put some other games on the back burner and play it! Witcher 3 specifically will prepare you for season 2 ...
by Winnow
January 13, 2020, 6:58 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Jeffrey Epstein
Replies: 6
Views: 811

Re: Jeffrey Epstein

Not a chance he killed himself. This guy was a high priority target to be taken out by many powerful people. Seems the most blatant case of a coverup in a long time and yet they seem to be getting away with it. I'll be interested what his partner in crime (the lady that fled) has to say eventually i...
by Winnow
December 28, 2019, 7:01 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official PS5 thread!
Replies: 12
Views: 619

Re: The Official PS5 thread!

Sony lands patent for a new PlayStation controller design

Looks like paddles will be on PS5 controller. Now all they need to do is switch their joystick layout that they've known is better for 3D/FPS games the past 15 years yet made their users suffer over their need for aesthetics.
by Winnow
December 27, 2019, 4:43 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: The Witcher (Netflix)
Replies: 6
Views: 646

Re: The Witcher (Netflix)

No excuse for not playing Witcher 3. It's 11.99 on Steam right now and one of the best story RPGs ever made. I wouldn't necessarily recommend playing Witcher 1 and 2. They were good but dated and wonky controls, etc. Geralt, Ciri, Yennifer and Triss are the main characters. The bard is in the games ...
by Winnow
December 20, 2019, 2:24 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Cox owes $1 billion to record labels for for music pirates
Replies: 1
Views: 462

Cox owes $1 billion to record labels for for music pirates

Over the past few years, record labels have been suing ISPs for not removing music pirates from their services, and today, the record labels may have won a tremendous victory. A US District Court jury has found Cox Communications liable for piracy infringement of more than 10,000 musical works, and...
by Winnow
December 20, 2019, 2:18 am
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Star Wars IX: Rise of Skywalker (spoiler free)
Replies: 5
Views: 662

Star Wars IX: Rise of Skywalker (spoiler free)

It's fucking horrible. The worst of all nine movies. Really really bad.
by Winnow
December 19, 2019, 11:15 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Presidential Candidates 2020
Replies: 55
Views: 5018

Re: Presidential Candidates 2020

And now Pelosi is not sending the articles of Impeachment to the senate, delaying it immediately being shot down. So this drags out as long as Pelosi feels like it, wasting time. What a circus. She's making it even worse as Trumps approval numbers climb. Hope she hangs on to it through all of next y...