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by Ransure
November 20, 2019, 3:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RIP Aradune
Replies: 3
Views: 658

RIP Aradune

https://www.pcgamer.com/everquest-and-pantheon-developer-brad-mcquaid-has-died/ EverQuest and Pantheon developer Brad McQuaid has died Brad McQuaid, best known as a formative hand in the creation of EverQuest, has died aged 51. McQuaid's death was reported by the official Pantheon: Rise of the Falle...
by Ransure
November 11, 2019, 1:10 am
Forum: Culinary Delights
Topic: Canno's 'Dead Guy' Chilli Redux
Replies: 30
Views: 9678

Re: Canno's 'Dead Guy' Chilli Redux

Just won my neighborhood chili cookoff and thought of this thread... I used Rogue dead guy ale, but cooked this recipe.

https://www.panningtheglobe.com/eddies- ... ing-chili/

:D

Keep cooking chili! :)
by Ransure
July 5, 2015, 8:59 pm
Forum: Home and Garden
Topic: First post! Post pics of your home and improvements
Replies: 9
Views: 19102

Re: First post! Post pics of your home and improvements

Solar shingles are great, they are installed by the roofer when the roof is replaced.

www.dowpowerhouse.com

Typical costs for the system are $15-$25k depending on available space.
by Ransure
July 1, 2015, 2:39 pm
Forum: Home and Garden
Topic: First post! Post pics of your home and improvements
Replies: 9
Views: 19102

Re: First post! Post pics of your home and improvements

Better late than never to this thread right?.... http://photos.napalm.net/clubsi/FrontofHouse-HackerSystem1.JPG did the roof and integrated solar shingles last year, the list of things we have done over the last 5 years to this house is too long to list... But saw the thread that I never posted a pi...
by Ransure
April 26, 2015, 5:38 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Amazon Echo
Replies: 15
Views: 13179

Re: Amazon Echo

Ordered one of these a few weeks ago, estimated delivery time is June or July this year... I saw they are starting to integrate with home automation systems so I could see that being a killer app for me. Also I have room on top of the fridge to install it out of the way for kitchen music and interac...
by Ransure
April 26, 2015, 5:32 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: 2015 State of Your Technology
Replies: 2
Views: 2221

Re: 2015 State of Your Technology

PC: Home Theater: Gaming/Consoles: Cell/Mobile: Wearable: Tech Related: PC: Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro - upgrading my laptops every two years or so, upgraded from original Dell XPS13. My work laptop sucks so I travel with my personal and remote into my work PC. Gaming/Consols: none Cell/Mobile: Iphone 6 128g...
by Ransure
June 8, 2014, 1:31 am
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Edge of Tomorrow
Replies: 12
Views: 3070

Re: Edge of Tomorrow

Excellent summer action flick, was worth the movie tickets..

I think everyone expected this movie to suck.. theater wasnt very crowded friday night.. I bet it does awesome next weekend.
by Ransure
April 12, 2014, 6:36 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Expanse Novels turned into SyFy Series
Replies: 3
Views: 708

Re: Expanse Novels turned into SyFy Series

Read the books last year, really enjoyed them. Great opportunity here to have a kickass show almost on par with Peter Hamilton for space opera.
by Ransure
January 26, 2014, 12:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Everquest Next first MMORPG to support Oculus Rift?..
Replies: 2
Views: 2618

Everquest Next first MMORPG to support Oculus Rift?..

Surprised to hear that Smed is still at SoE... Since the release of the Oculus Rift development kit, many major game developers have been experimenting with virtual reality in their labs. Now, another one of them has come forward in support of the technology: Sony Online Entertainment, the company b...
by Ransure
January 15, 2014, 12:14 am
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Big Jambox
Replies: 5
Views: 1988

Re: Big Jambox

I have a regular jambox.. not impressed.. gets kinda loud for a tiny speaker, but quality stinks.

Mine is a refurb thouagh so that might be it. But I spent many years designing audio systems so I might be a snob.

I think there are better options out there... the UE by logitech interests me.
by Ransure
December 23, 2013, 11:55 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Godzilla (2014) Trailer
Replies: 8
Views: 1388

Re: Godzilla (2014) Trailer

Did I see Bryan Cranston in that trailer? If so, will see...

I enjoyed Pacific Rim..
by Ransure
December 23, 2013, 11:47 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: iPad Mini
Replies: 42
Views: 9153

Re: iPad Mini

but your air is more useful than 10 mini's. ohh well, for the kids and $200 a pop isn't bad. Outdated when they were announced let alone a year later but it shouldn't be a big deal for kids i guess. Original Minis are still good for that price and have a decent enough processor in them to not be la...
by Ransure
December 23, 2013, 11:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: IT'S ALIIIIIVE
Replies: 12
Views: 3892

Re: IT'S ALIIIIIVE

I thought it was gone too... glad to see we are still here.

Merry Xmas all!

Edit: Holy Crap.. Py and I are the ultimate lurkers in this thread... all you 8k+ posters...
by Ransure
September 15, 2013, 11:18 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: HDTVs
Replies: 162
Views: 53963

Re: HDTVs

I don't mind spending good money on a quality item. Which I think Pioneer is for the most part. I am not a Bose fan. At all. "No highs, no lows.. Must be Bose." Can get the SC-77 for $1700 or so. That's not too pricey imo. I definitely wont be going for the SC-79 though. Just looking at the compari...
by Ransure
August 15, 2013, 8:44 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: iPad Mini
Replies: 42
Views: 9153

Re: iPad Mini

I have had a Nexus 7, a HP Touchpad and now I am on my 5th or 6th Ipad. I currently use my LTE Ipad Mini and New Ipad daily.. The Ipad Mini is perfect for reading, emails and websurfing... the full size ipad is perfect for presentations to 1-2 people. Neither the Nexus or the Touchpad were anywhere ...
by Ransure
August 15, 2013, 8:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I got married!
Replies: 22
Views: 6848

Re: I got married!

pyrella wrote:And I didn't even have to ask you guys for money for a wedding ring...i mean keeping the boards alive! :P
Holy ROFL... nice Sunmoon jab... :)

Oh, and Congrats Py!
by Ransure
July 18, 2013, 11:10 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Pacific Rim Trailer #1
Replies: 14
Views: 1985

Re: Pacific Rim Trailer #1

I loved it... wasnt really excited until it came out and I started reading some reviews.. this was an awesome summer action flick. Very impressed with what Del Toro did with it.
by Ransure
April 25, 2013, 11:18 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Boston Bombing...
Replies: 22
Views: 3551

Re: Boston Bombing...

ROFL, it has to have been 5 years since I have seen Kyo go after Kilmoll.. maybe more...
by Ransure
April 19, 2013, 10:46 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Boston Bombing...
Replies: 22
Views: 3551

Re: Boston Bombing...

Unfortunately, our community has shrunk so much that we can't really carry on a conversation as it's happening. I'm on other sites now watching information come in from hundreds/thousands of sources and commenting as stuff is happening in real time, similar to when 9/11 happened and our board had a...
by Ransure
March 27, 2013, 11:46 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Hobbit Trailer
Replies: 62
Views: 13244

Re: Hobbit Trailer

Its been almost 25 years since I read the book, but this movie was overdone crap.. there were a few good parts... great scenery, but peter jackson should have NEVER been given carte blanche to make this any way he wanted.
by Ransure
November 5, 2012, 12:40 am
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Nexus 7 and other Android Tablets
Replies: 36
Views: 6643

Re: Nexus 7 and other Android Tablets

Double Post
by Ransure
November 5, 2012, 12:38 am
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Nexus 7 and other Android Tablets
Replies: 36
Views: 6643

Re: Nexus 7 and other Android Tablets

got my n7 this week, not sure that the screen kicks as much ass as the reviews I have read.. .but I had $80 in staples bucks from reimbursable business supplies.... and for what it is it kicks ass. Im still working on configuring Aldiko reader to sync with my nexus, GS2 and Nook simple touch.. but I...
by Ransure
November 2, 2012, 11:39 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Sons of Anarchy
Replies: 81
Views: 14244

Re: Sons of Anarchy

I dont think Gemma is going anywhere.. I heard her on Conan the other night.. her husband is the writer or producer...

Oh, and yea, pot kills!
by Ransure
October 18, 2012, 12:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 17
Views: 6105

Re: Hello!

Heya Dula You're the first person (returning or otherwise) this board has seen in years. If Veeshanvault was part of the Earth, it would be the Galapagos Islands. Completely isolated where nothing gets in or out, with tons of inbreeding. We think kyoukan's half sister is also her mother. It would e...
by Ransure
October 5, 2012, 9:49 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Looper
Replies: 6
Views: 1085

Re: Looper

Am I the only one who thought he should have
[Show]
shot off his hand or foot at the end?
by Ransure
September 27, 2012, 12:16 am
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Sons of Anarchy
Replies: 81
Views: 14244

Re: Sons of Anarchy

The other seasons were good.. this one is awesome...

I think Jax is gonna end up being a bloodthirsty motherfucker.... and Tara will help.
by Ransure
July 21, 2012, 3:14 pm
Forum: Everquest General Discussion
Topic: MEMBER THIS?!?
Replies: 29
Views: 7589

Re: MEMBER THIS?!?

Those goddamn brownies... I think I took my first group to the Nybright sisters at level 5... I also remember falling off of Kelethin on day 1 with the servers lagging so bad.

EQ was a great game, but I probably wont ever play an MMO again.
by Ransure
May 9, 2012, 11:49 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: The Avengers
Replies: 125
Views: 54211

Re: The Avengers

Never saw serenity on TV, was always working, but downloaded it about a year before the movie... then started reading his stuff in Winnow's comic forum... was totally in love before Serenity the movie came out... saw it the Thursday midnight show alone cause no one I knew would go with me.

/love Joss
by Ransure
May 9, 2012, 11:34 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Touchpad liquidation sales
Replies: 85
Views: 18339

Re: Touchpad liquidation sales

Never did anything with my 32gb TP or touchstone and leather case... now Im selling them all for $275, which is less than I paid for everything.. all in new condition if any VV'ers are interested... would even do $250. http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/mld/ele/2998879845.html Would ship with Paypal...
by Ransure
April 25, 2012, 10:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Holy Fucking Shit! Almost 10 Years For VV!
Replies: 33
Views: 7153

Re: Holy Fucking Shit! Almost 10 Years For VV!

Whoa... 10 years... yeah, life is definitely different now...
by Ransure
March 27, 2012, 2:04 am
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: The Hunger Games
Replies: 66
Views: 11722

Re: The Hunger Games

I really enjoyed it... was impressed with how much they got into the movie... didnt really like Lenny Kravatz though... all of the other characters worked for me.
by Ransure
March 23, 2012, 9:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: EVERQUEST GOES FREE-TO-PLAY
Replies: 41
Views: 16988

Re: EVERQUEST GOES FREE-TO-PLAY

laptop touchpad was working funny in game.. will check it out if I log back in :)
by Ransure
March 22, 2012, 10:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: EVERQUEST GOES FREE-TO-PLAY
Replies: 41
Views: 16988

Re: EVERQUEST GOES FREE-TO-PLAY

ROFL, cant believe that Ransure and Taulmariel still exist... must be 4 or 5 years since they were logged in... Just DL'd, but I dont even remember how to check stats on items in inventory... and my Eyepatch of Plunder isnt useable because Im on a free account..... looks like stuff like my DE mask m...
by Ransure
March 22, 2012, 1:06 am
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: John Carter
Replies: 10
Views: 1568

Re: John Carter

Read something the other day saying disney will loose between 120m-180m on this movie... WTF.. thats ridiculous.

Apparently they thought the scantily clad guy in the commercials would help them draw in the younger male audience.
by Ransure
March 18, 2012, 7:19 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Best place to buy Apple laptop?
Replies: 16
Views: 2293

Re: Best place to buy Apple laptop?

Just got my Dell XPS13z and I love it... very fast and snappy, there are some kinks being worked out with the fan/touchpad drivers, but otherwise it rocks. Also I like the feel better than the Macbook air's and other ultrabooks that I have seen... and of course, the bottom being carbon fiber is pret...
by Ransure
February 18, 2012, 3:02 am
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: The Hunger Games
Replies: 66
Views: 11722

Re: The Hunger Games

Really enjoyed the books, but I read all three in a weekend out of town... the movie actually looks like it could be pretty damn good... lol, high expectations
by Ransure
January 22, 2012, 7:43 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: 49.95/month for 15Mbps/2Mbps
Replies: 144
Views: 61647

Re: 49.95/month for 15Mbps/2Mbps

I have RCN... heh, dont think he posts here anymore.. but he used to work there... Good prices, not too happy with intermittent internet downtimes...


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by Ransure
December 28, 2011, 12:24 am
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Anyone still here?... anonymous torrent/newsgroup access?
Replies: 13
Views: 2216

Anyone still here?... anonymous torrent/newsgroup access?

So I have been thinking about ways to increase my security for downloading large quantities of items... almost bought into hide my ass VPN service the other day for $6.67/mo for VPN access, but have since begun considering a newsgroup account with one of the majors... would primarily be used for TV ...
by Ransure
September 26, 2011, 12:31 am
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Demonoid
Replies: 32
Views: 9517

Re: Demonoid

PM sent.
by Ransure
August 28, 2011, 2:43 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Touchpad liquidation sales
Replies: 85
Views: 18339

Re: Touchpad liquidation sales

miir wrote:
Aslanna wrote: Oh and miir.. Everytime you read a Winnow post about Apple that's pretty much the same reaction the rest of us have when we read a post from you about Sony.
Except for the fact that Winnow mentions apple/ipad/iphone 5 times more often than Miir mentions Sony.
Well played sir...
by Ransure
August 28, 2011, 2:14 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Touchpad liquidation sales
Replies: 85
Views: 18339

Re: Touchpad liquidation sales

Fair, if you dont want it Id paypal you + a few bucks for your trouble...
by Ransure
August 27, 2011, 12:25 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Earthquake in D.C.
Replies: 19
Views: 2771

Re: Earthquake in D.C.

Hope things came out well for you. Was talking to a coworker in NJ when it happened, he thought it was his dog trying to get under his chair at first :) I felt the shifting in my building definitely a little swaying. We thought it was construction at first since they are doing a lot of work in my c...
by Ransure
August 25, 2011, 7:10 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Touchpad liquidation sales
Replies: 85
Views: 18339

Re: Touchpad liquidation sales

my order like 1000's of others through amazon and onsale was cancelled :( got to BB this morning at 8am, was 14th in line and they had 10... damnit.. now Im just trying to convince myself I never needed it in the first place...
by Ransure
August 22, 2011, 5:18 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Touchpad liquidation sales
Replies: 85
Views: 18339

Re: Touchpad liquidation sales

Ordered mine last night on Amazon... check the http://www.slickdeals.net forum thread... it is updated when someone announces stock. HP has also said there should be a second round of inventory direct through them. Already use an Ipad for business presentations.... gonna play with this and see which...
by Ransure
July 30, 2011, 1:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cultural relics
Replies: 19
Views: 4561

Re: Cultural relics

- I remember Xanupox shouting "give him the pearl" when CT_cleric_084 jumped in and stole Ragefire from Hammerstalker... and Rizz's subsequent 3 day suspension for calling Xanupox a "fucking tool" in /say I was there for that... one of my funnest moments was wiping out KoE on the 2cd or 3rd day of ...
by Ransure
May 29, 2011, 3:17 pm
Forum: Home and Garden
Topic: First post! Post pics of your home and improvements
Replies: 9
Views: 19102

First post! Post pics of your home and improvements

Just noticed the new forum. Will post some pics of the house when I get a chance...

I know, I know TTIWOP :)
by Ransure
May 29, 2011, 3:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Looking for an old thread...
Replies: 10
Views: 1933

Re: Looking for an old thread...

rofl Boog.... forgot the jackassing...

Jackass!
by Ransure
May 14, 2011, 3:15 am
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Storage Expansion Project
Replies: 47
Views: 19012

Re: Storage Expansion Project

Do you have to manually power yours up? Or can you have it wake on lan? My problem is that my NAS is in my AV rack in the family room, and 1 floor down from my office, so if I need some files I have to walk downstairs to power it up...
by Ransure
May 12, 2011, 8:48 pm
Forum: Computers/Technology
Topic: Storage Expansion Project
Replies: 47
Views: 19012

Re: Storage Expansion Project

Winnow you have the LG 2 bay NAS? I have the CD burner version right now. I have been struggling with trying to get it setup for WoL... do you let yours power down? Would love some assistance, this NAS is nice, but the online support sucks ass.
by Ransure
April 21, 2011, 9:49 am
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Source Code
Replies: 5
Views: 921

Re: Source Code

I was pretty impressed. I enjoyed it...