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by Asheran Mojomaster
November 18, 2011, 5:41 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Occupy Wall Street Protests
Replies: 134
Views: 19179

Re: Occupy Wall Street Protests

The whole self esteem movement thing deffinately has not helped, thats for sure. Never let the ideal be the enemy of the practical. If a lot of these dipshits' parents weren't telling their yuppie spawn that they can do anything they want, they might have gone with more practical degrees, instead o...
by Asheran Mojomaster
November 15, 2011, 1:49 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Blizzcon 2011
Replies: 70
Views: 12644

Re: Blizzcon 2011

I can't really understand how giving any company $40 to listen to them hype their products online can be considered a 'good deal'. I agree. I really want to go to Blizzcon next year if I can make the time for it, but I wouldn't pay to watch it. At this point, I'd be happy just being able to laugh a...
by Asheran Mojomaster
October 17, 2011, 3:42 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: I'm simply blown away...
Replies: 86
Views: 27556

Re: I'm simply blown away...

Yeah, I wasn't expecting this to actually be true, but it is still possible that the neutrinos were going faster than the speed of light, but by a lesser margin. The test needs to be redone taking into account the satellites movement. However, my guess is that they will find them to be going exactly...
by Asheran Mojomaster
October 16, 2011, 9:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I've been a vegetarian for two days.
Replies: 1230
Views: 242712

Re: I've been a vegetarian for two days.

I worked in banquet for many years. Some bosses would let us redistribute leftovers amongst waitstaff. Some opted to throw away all extra food (if everybody doesn't get some, then nobody does). But no matter what, there are always guests who barely eat any of their food. So much waste, and we'd thr...
by Asheran Mojomaster
October 15, 2011, 4:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I've been a vegetarian for two days.
Replies: 1230
Views: 242712

Re: I've been a vegetarian for two days.

Eh? I missed the context of that. Assuming some video clip. Taken from context of, 'refusing to eat what was not ordered', literally, I would say, "I refuse to eat what was not ordered, unless it was something rad." Wasteful? Nope. Ever work in a restaurant? Trust me, unless a dish is fucked up, an...
by Asheran Mojomaster
October 15, 2011, 6:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I've been a vegetarian for two days.
Replies: 1230
Views: 242712

Re: I've been a vegetarian for two days.

Spang wrote:Yes, refusing to eat something you didn't order is an asshole-ish thing to do.

No, it is just very wasteful.
by Asheran Mojomaster
October 14, 2011, 11:21 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: HOMM 6
Replies: 4
Views: 980

Re: HOMM 6

Let me know how it is. I played 1-3 and 5 (wasn't a huge fan of 5 though). I LOVED 1-3 though. Did they happen to go back to the old style, or at least improve on 5?
by Asheran Mojomaster
October 12, 2011, 3:26 am
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: SWTOR (Image Heavy)
Replies: 28
Views: 9463

Re: SWTOR (Image Heavy)

Thought I'd come add some pretty pictures. First three are of my powertech BH from this beta build. The last one is from my Sith Assassin from the last beta build. It is from the same base class as Winnow's Sorcerer above, the Sith Inquisitor, but different advanced class. http://i857.photobucket.co...
by Asheran Mojomaster
October 10, 2011, 4:38 am
Forum: Everquest General Discussion
Topic: EverQuest Expansion #17 Announced : House of Thule
Replies: 21
Views: 6916

Re: EverQuest Expansion #17 Announced : House of Thule

Jesus, the amount of content that game has now must be ridiculous. Can you, I don't know, solo the Temple of Veeshan these days? Better than that, there is a quest called Dragons, Dragons, Dragons. It starts out by teleporting you into an instanced version of Sol B and you have to clear the fire gi...
by Asheran Mojomaster
October 10, 2011, 4:36 am
Forum: Everquest General Discussion
Topic: MEMBER THIS?!?
Replies: 29
Views: 8066

Re: MEMBER THIS?!?

I've watched that before. Gave me goosebumps, and made my stomach turn the first time I saw it. I miss EQ so much, but I don't miss the amount of time I had to put into it.
by Asheran Mojomaster
October 6, 2011, 12:20 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Steve Jobs dead
Replies: 107
Views: 30537

Re: Steve Jobs dead

Goodbye to a genius and legend. Not a huge apple fan, but of course I still ended up with an iPhone, 2 iPods, and random other apple accessories. The man turned a struggling company into a giant and revolutionized \ built a few different markets.
by Asheran Mojomaster
October 5, 2011, 3:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I've been a vegetarian for two days.
Replies: 1230
Views: 242712

Re: I've been a vegetarian for two days.

What is it that you find most offensive or detrimental about the meat eating process? The purposeful torturing and slaughtering of animals prior to unnecessarily eating them. So, if an animal were to be treated well before dying to something other than a human, would you eat it? I mean, there was a...
by Asheran Mojomaster
September 12, 2011, 7:08 pm
Forum: World of Warcraft
Topic: Pravus Dei 6\7 heroic Firelands
Replies: 2
Views: 1735

Pravus Dei 6\7 heroic Firelands

Heres our 4 of the 6 heroics we have downed. Shannox and Rhy aren't here, but we will have them up shortly. Heroic Beth http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KWS42J0YW_M&feature=player_embedded Heroic Baleroc http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PA6C7hLpEjE&feature=player_embedded Heroic Alys http://www.youtube....
by Asheran Mojomaster
September 12, 2011, 6:48 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Jobs Act
Replies: 39
Views: 5701

Re: Jobs Act

I watched some of this on TV today and, IMO, why not? I hope it gets passed. I'm not sure what impact it will have, positive or negative, but at this point...trying anything is better than doing nothing. I'm actually pretty against most of Obama's fiscal policies and ideas, but sometimes you gotta r...
by Asheran Mojomaster
September 12, 2011, 6:40 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Star Wars TOR: My beta experience
Replies: 39
Views: 7603

Re: Star Wars TOR: My beta experience

Well, I'm thinking they will be releasing this build and adding some 40's to everyone's account like they tried to do this past week. They need to get that 40+ content tested. This build will address all those "nuisance" bugs for the lower level stuff I'm sure, and some of those graphical glitches ...
by Asheran Mojomaster
September 12, 2011, 6:25 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Star Wars TOR: My beta experience
Replies: 39
Views: 7603

Re: Star Wars TOR: My beta experience

The stress test 2 weekends past seemed to come with a lot more issues that they were expecting. Depending on how the next revision goes, and how fast they're able to push out the next stress test, they very well could still make November. I'm assuming they can code, QA, and push out patches semi-we...
by Asheran Mojomaster
September 12, 2011, 1:56 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Star Wars TOR: My beta experience
Replies: 39
Views: 7603

Re: Star Wars TOR: My beta experience

Level 28 probably took me around 40-50 hours in game, maybe more. There is no /played that I can find. It is a bit quick at 5-20, but slows after that. I could have leveled much faster, but I spent a lot of time on tradeskills, selling items on the market, and listened to all the dialogue in every q...
by Asheran Mojomaster
September 11, 2011, 12:49 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: London Riots
Replies: 49
Views: 9114

Re: London Riots

The rural areas will survive because they actually know how to live without the need of this digital age crap. I was referring to a 'spark' of how things could potentially start to go south in this country if things don't change and Leo started in another direction of running out of oil and such, w...
by Asheran Mojomaster
September 11, 2011, 11:59 am
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Star Wars TOR: My beta experience
Replies: 39
Views: 7603

Re: Star Wars TOR: My beta experience

I've been loving SWTOR beta so far. I've only played my Sith Inquisitor (specced to assassin dps) to 28 so far, but servers are going down tomorrow to prep for a new build, so going to either try a Sith Warrior or Imperial Agent next. I love both Dragon Age games, so I am loving the conversations in...
by Asheran Mojomaster
August 2, 2011, 2:41 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: MMORPG: Secret World
Replies: 62
Views: 17364

Re: MMORPG: Secret World

I really loved the CGI trailers, but the gameplay looks pretty blah to me. I think I'll go with SWTOR.

They really should take these ideas and the CGI they were using in those trailers and make a movie. Could be really awesome.
by Asheran Mojomaster
August 2, 2011, 2:26 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Diablo 3 will allow players to sell in-game items for cash
Replies: 12
Views: 2394

Re: Diablo 3 will allow players to sell in-game items for cash

I love this idea. It was never hard to sell or buy items in D2 anyway (d2jsp has a nice system, and it is really not that hard to turn forum gold back into RL cash). I can see this getting rid on the insane amounts of bots spamming websites, and that was the absolute worst thing about D2 as the year...
by Asheran Mojomaster
August 2, 2011, 2:19 pm
Forum: World of Warcraft
Topic: Firelands is out. Anyone still playing?
Replies: 18
Views: 4578

Re: Firelands is out. Anyone still playing?

Once you start unlocking more daily quest chains, you earn badges at a pretty fast rate! I only have 1 more 125 badge quest to go. Also, the money has been a godsend since I'm always pretty poor in this game. Yeah, these new dailies started to actually get pretty fun and interesting when I unlocked...
by Asheran Mojomaster
August 2, 2011, 2:16 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: 80+ Shot dead in Norway and no post?
Replies: 147
Views: 24398

Re: 80+ Shot dead in Norway and no post?

I'm not a fan of the U.S. prison system or legal system at all...but in this case, the U.S. approach would handle it better imo. He did not commit his crime in the U.S. however, so he will not be punished as such. Someone who commits a crime like this is not going to be deterred by any sort of law o...
by Asheran Mojomaster
July 28, 2011, 4:07 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: The mentally ill in general jail and prison populations
Replies: 13
Views: 1776

Re: The mentally ill in general jail and prison populations

My mom was telling me about a story she saw in the paper a few weeks back. Some guy robbed a bank at gunpoint and demanded they give him $1. He then told the teller to call the police, and waited on them to get there and arrest him. Later he stated the reason he did it. He had lost his insurance and...
by Asheran Mojomaster
July 22, 2011, 5:25 pm
Forum: World of Warcraft
Topic: Kill Videos
Replies: 17
Views: 5153

Re: Kill Videos

Started working on Rag tonight. Got him into p3 in about three hours of attempts, and we were consistent with the first transition and getting most of the way through p2 by about halfway through the evening. I realize p3 is by far the hardest phase, but looks like we might get him next week. Honest...
by Asheran Mojomaster
July 21, 2011, 4:28 pm
Forum: World of Warcraft
Topic: Kill Videos
Replies: 17
Views: 5153

Re: Kill Videos

Heres our first kill of Rag. We were server first to clear the normals, but have fallen behind in heroics now because we have had to replace 3 people (2 replacements are set, the 3rd is our offtank and its a bitch to find someone good enough). http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2nZ4CZTTzCM Edit: Sorry a...
by Asheran Mojomaster
July 20, 2011, 5:50 pm
Forum: World of Warcraft
Topic: Kill Videos
Replies: 17
Views: 5153

Re: Kill Videos

I've been playing much more casually this expansion. I lead a 10m team comprised mostly of friends, and we only raid about 7-9 hours a week (which I suppose seems like a lot, but is actually relatively casual, especially since I barely log on at all outside of raids). I haven't bothered to fraps an...
by Asheran Mojomaster
July 15, 2011, 12:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I've been a vegetarian for two days.
Replies: 1230
Views: 242712

Re: I've been a vegetarian for two days.

I've actually had more ribeyes than filets lately, but I guess I am jaded. I get filets at ridiculously low prices. I live in a town that houses one of the top agriculture schools in the nation with tons of cows. I buy my steaks from a meat market that has no tax and reduced prices. I can get ground...
by Asheran Mojomaster
July 11, 2011, 2:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I've been a vegetarian for two days.
Replies: 1230
Views: 242712

Re: I've been a vegetarian for two days.

I actually hate mayo myself. You only add a small amount to give it a bit of smoothness. It is amazing though, and filet's make the perfect pockets for it. Don't knock it until you've tried it.
by Asheran Mojomaster
July 10, 2011, 7:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I've been a vegetarian for two days.
Replies: 1230
Views: 242712

Re: I've been a vegetarian for two days.

It's been over a week since we've had a status report. I think maybe he's off the wagon. (Or is it on the wagon? Damn you Seinfeld !) Oh, I hope so. Though I'm sure he would never admit it. Edit: BTW, if you want something really awesome to eat (in response to the stuff people above are posting), t...
by Asheran Mojomaster
July 10, 2011, 7:18 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: Dragon Age 2
Replies: 53
Views: 10419

Re: Dragon Age 2

Its a middle act, with all the problems that entails. Plus, it seems like the budget got cut short, especially in the level design department. Still, voice acting was good and the story was what it needed to be. I played it three times and enjoyed it a bunch, but I dislike some of the Mass Effect s...
by Asheran Mojomaster
July 5, 2011, 6:50 pm
Forum: World of Warcraft
Topic: Firelands is out. Anyone still playing?
Replies: 18
Views: 4578

Re: Firelands is out. Anyone still playing?

As I found my time being constrained from raid-ready to casual-only, dailies became one of the most insulting aspects of WoW's gameplay for me. FFS Blizzard, I have less time; I did not suffer irreparable brain damage. That is the biggest problem I have with dailies. It would be cool if there were ...
by Asheran Mojomaster
July 3, 2011, 8:46 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: To the Moon
Replies: 63
Views: 13724

Re: To the Moon

I don't remember the exact amount needed but I think it was somewhere around 50 square miles of those solar panels would produce enough energy to power everything on our planet. Normally I'd reply with doubt, but given the nature of today's politics and the turn-chaos-into-debt mentality of our cor...
by Asheran Mojomaster
July 2, 2011, 8:14 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: I just bought a Wii
Replies: 14
Views: 1514

Re: I just bought a Wii

I got a Wii when it first came out, but as far as I know there are no new additions to the Chrono or Mana series. Actually, my sensor bar cable and power cord got chewed in half by my dog so I cant use it currently, but I would go find new ones if they come out with them.
by Asheran Mojomaster
July 2, 2011, 8:08 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: Dragon Age 2
Replies: 53
Views: 10419

Re: Dragon Age 2

I just played through this a 2nd time (first time on normal diff as a rogue, 2nd time hard as a warrior) and starting a 3rd on nightmare now as a mage. I honestly love this game. I ordered DA:O + the expansion and all the DLC in a combo for $20 right after I beat DA2 and I can't really get into it. ...
by Asheran Mojomaster
July 2, 2011, 7:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I've been a vegetarian for two days.
Replies: 1230
Views: 242712

Re: I've been a vegetarian for two days.

Ok, I went back and read through this. Yes, interesting thread, and here is basically what I got out of it. Spang has a low IQ but wants to act intelligent Spang probably has a small penis so wants to act superior (if not, just some sort of superiority complex in general) Spang is completely confuse...
by Asheran Mojomaster
July 2, 2011, 4:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I've been a vegetarian for two days.
Replies: 1230
Views: 242712

Re: I've been a vegetarian for two days.

Taken from Wikipedia, but it is pretty accurate Early technology Agriculture preceded writing in the history of technology. * Olduvai stone technology (Olduwan) 2.5 million years ago (scrapers; to butcher dead animals) * Acheulean stone technology 1.6 million years ago (hand axe) * Fire creation and...
by Asheran Mojomaster
July 2, 2011, 4:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I've been a vegetarian for two days.
Replies: 1230
Views: 242712

Re: I've been a vegetarian for two days.

Holy super troll, this is still going on? Honestly, at this point there are only 2 options about whats going on here. Either Spang is trolling everyone really really hard, or he has been brainwashed by a vegetarian cult and no amount of reasoning is going to change his mind. Humans predate fire and ...
by Asheran Mojomaster
July 2, 2011, 4:46 pm
Forum: World of Warcraft
Topic: Firelands is out. Anyone still playing?
Replies: 18
Views: 4578

Re: Firelands is out. Anyone still playing?

Still play. Still casual. I liked the in game cinematic that starts the quests though. Yeah, the Firelands dailies are awesome once you get actually into the Molten Front as well. I'm working toward the first of the 125 world tree mark quests, but it seems that as you progress and finish more of th...
by Asheran Mojomaster
July 2, 2011, 4:11 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: College is a Waste of Time
Replies: 55
Views: 8753

Re: College is a Waste of Time

I hate school. I am only going because I have a dream to do genetic engineering research. I started in Chemical Engineering and did that for 3 1\2 years before I realized it was nothing I wanted out of my life. I'm only able to go part time at the moment because I started a business with some friend...
by Asheran Mojomaster
July 2, 2011, 3:54 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: To the Moon
Replies: 63
Views: 13724

Re: To the Moon

If a government does not go to the moon soon, some corporation is. The resources in the soil, and ability to perform processes that are near impossible on earth is worth more than all of the oil + gold + platinum + silver + whatever else on the entire earth. Helium-3 for fusion is super crazy rare o...
by Asheran Mojomaster
July 2, 2011, 3:33 pm
Forum: World of Warcraft
Topic: Firelands is out. Anyone still playing?
Replies: 18
Views: 4578

Firelands is out. Anyone still playing?

So firelands is out and I have to say, it has really piqued my interest in WoW again. I was getting burned out, but I am having a blast in firelands. So far there are way fewer bugs on the actual boss fights (though it seems Alysrazor has a pretty hardcore one) than tier 11 and the fights are just f...
by Asheran Mojomaster
May 10, 2011, 2:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I've been a vegetarian for two days.
Replies: 1230
Views: 242712

Re: I've been a vegetarian for two days.

Despite not being a vegetarian I feel like responding to Winnow. 1. Chimps. Yes, chimps eat meat. Yes, ancestral humans certainly consumed meat and animal products. So what? I don't think that whether humans are 'naturally' vegan or vegetarian is a serious part of the argument for veganism. I know ...
by Asheran Mojomaster
May 8, 2011, 11:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I've been a vegetarian for two days.
Replies: 1230
Views: 242712

Re: I've been a vegetarian for two days.

Something new every day: http://www.veganhealth.org/articles/vitaminb12 http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=nutrient&dbid=107 Makes we want to fry up some liver too, hadn't had any in a while. Yuuummmm, liiiiver. *Edit - thought the flaxseed oil tasted\smelled familiar, it's linseed oil. http:...
by Asheran Mojomaster
May 7, 2011, 11:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I've been a vegetarian for two days.
Replies: 1230
Views: 242712

Re: I've been a vegetarian for two days.

Yeah, people cook food because it is an effective way to kill bacteria, viruses, etc and increases the amount of nutrition absorbed from it. Carnivorous predators, like the ones pictured above, are anatomically and biologically designed to eat meat, and therefore don't need to do any of that Mickey...
by Asheran Mojomaster
May 7, 2011, 4:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I've been a vegetarian for two days.
Replies: 1230
Views: 242712

Re: I've been a vegetarian for two days.

Yeah, people cook food because it is an effective way to kill bacteria, viruses, etc and increases the amount of nutrition absorbed from it. Not because our ancestors could not \ did not eat any raw meat...they just found a better way to do it. That is our biggest pro, and what makes us the greatest...
by Asheran Mojomaster
May 6, 2011, 2:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I've been a vegetarian for two days.
Replies: 1230
Views: 242712

Re: I've been a vegetarian for two days.

I'm curious how much meat was consumed over this weekend due to this thread. Not even trying to be snide or facetious - all day long on Friday after reading this I had a hankering for meat. Went to the butcher and got 4lbs of rib eye, 2lb of armenian seasoned kebab, pork shoulder, a few pounds of v...
by Asheran Mojomaster
May 5, 2011, 4:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I've been a vegetarian for two days.
Replies: 1230
Views: 242712

Re: I've been a vegetarian for two days.

I'm curious how much meat was consumed over this weekend due to this thread. Not even trying to be snide or facetious - all day long on Friday after reading this I had a hankering for meat. Went to the butcher and got 4lbs of rib eye, 2lb of armenian seasoned kebab, pork shoulder, a few pounds of v...