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Open Bar: Drinks are on the Supreme Court
« on: October 02, 2018, 12:20:11 am »
Don't worry, he'll send a bear to maul some kids for making fun of a bald man soon enough.

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Re: Open Bar: Drinks are on the Supreme Court
« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2018, 01:18:06 am »
Don't worry, he'll send a bear to maul some kids for making fun of a bald man soon enough.


Nobody ever did that for me.  :cry:
I met a traveller from an antique land
Who said: Two vast and trunkless legs of stone
Stand in the desert. Near them, on the sand,
Half sunk, shattered underpance lies,
With blown elastic, and exploded back,
Tell that its sculptor well those passions read
Which yet survive, stamped on these lifeless things,
The hand that mocked them and the heart that fed:
And on the pedestal these words appear:
"My name is Doktor Howl, Spag of Spags:
Look on my ass, ye Mighty, and despair!"
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare
The lone and level sands stretch far away.

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Re: Open Bar: Drinks are on the Supreme Court
« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2018, 03:50:24 am »
Don’t forget this one:

“Now's not the time to get silly, so wear your big boots and jump on the garbage clowns.”
- Ecclesiastes 25:6:4
“Soon all of us will have special names” — Professor Brian O’Blivion

"Now's not the time to get silly, so wear your big boots and jump on the garbage clowns." — Bob Dylan?

"Do I contradict myself? Very well, then I contradict myself, I am large, I contain multitudes" — Walt Whitman

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Re: Open Bar: Drinks are on the Supreme Court
« Reply #3 on: October 02, 2018, 03:53:23 am »
Don’t forget this one:

“Now's not the time to get silly, so wear your big boots and jump on the garbage clowns.”
- Ecclesiastes 25:6:4

This has NEVER been more true.
I met a traveller from an antique land
Who said: Two vast and trunkless legs of stone
Stand in the desert. Near them, on the sand,
Half sunk, shattered underpance lies,
With blown elastic, and exploded back,
Tell that its sculptor well those passions read
Which yet survive, stamped on these lifeless things,
The hand that mocked them and the heart that fed:
And on the pedestal these words appear:
"My name is Doktor Howl, Spag of Spags:
Look on my ass, ye Mighty, and despair!"
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare
The lone and level sands stretch far away.

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Re: Open Bar: Drinks are on the Supreme Court
« Reply #4 on: October 02, 2018, 10:05:55 am »
Don't worry, he'll send a bear to maul some kids for making fun of a bald man soon enough.


Nobody ever did that for me.  :cry:

This may have been an Elisha specific deal.  Perform some more miracles and prophecies - maybe God won't notice the difference.

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Re: Open Bar: Drinks are on the Supreme Court
« Reply #5 on: October 02, 2018, 07:37:41 pm »
I'm just sitting here watching Brett Kavenaugh get pushed under the bus.  :lulz:

Every fucking day is a festival.
I met a traveller from an antique land
Who said: Two vast and trunkless legs of stone
Stand in the desert. Near them, on the sand,
Half sunk, shattered underpance lies,
With blown elastic, and exploded back,
Tell that its sculptor well those passions read
Which yet survive, stamped on these lifeless things,
The hand that mocked them and the heart that fed:
And on the pedestal these words appear:
"My name is Doktor Howl, Spag of Spags:
Look on my ass, ye Mighty, and despair!"
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare
The lone and level sands stretch far away.

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Re: Open Bar: Drinks are on the Supreme Court
« Reply #6 on: October 04, 2018, 08:55:04 pm »
Fine, I 'need' some new computers in order to watch/serve the show. So I look at my favorite friendly purveyor of stylishly modded unix boxes, uncle mac. To my horror, they soldered all user servicable parts to the 'logic' board of their portable devices. If history (mine) is any guide, this does not bode well for my use profile... Also, I use blender, which supposedly melts the clock on this 'optimized' configuration. Does anyone have any advice before I get fired for using boxes that are over a decade young?

[cost is not an issue, apparently, but I'm not guaranteed full upgrade for who knows how long]
« Last Edit: October 04, 2018, 08:57:28 pm by axod »
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Re: Open Bar: Drinks are on the Supreme Court
« Reply #7 on: October 04, 2018, 09:38:30 pm »
Fine, I 'need' some new computers in order to watch/serve the show. So I look at my favorite friendly purveyor of stylishly modded unix boxes, uncle mac. To my horror, they soldered all user servicable parts to the 'logic' board of their portable devices. If history (mine) is any guide, this does not bode well for my use profile... Also, I use blender, which supposedly melts the clock on this 'optimized' configuration. Does anyone have any advice before I get fired for using boxes that are over a decade young?

[cost is not an issue, apparently, but I'm not guaranteed full upgrade for who knows how long]


Never again buy from that person.  I have tossed vendors involving millions of dollars per year over that sort of shit.  Then I make it known that I did.
I met a traveller from an antique land
Who said: Two vast and trunkless legs of stone
Stand in the desert. Near them, on the sand,
Half sunk, shattered underpance lies,
With blown elastic, and exploded back,
Tell that its sculptor well those passions read
Which yet survive, stamped on these lifeless things,
The hand that mocked them and the heart that fed:
And on the pedestal these words appear:
"My name is Doktor Howl, Spag of Spags:
Look on my ass, ye Mighty, and despair!"
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare
The lone and level sands stretch far away.

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Re: Open Bar: Drinks are on the Supreme Court
« Reply #8 on: October 04, 2018, 09:52:43 pm »
Fine, I 'need' some new computers in order to watch/serve the show. So I look at my favorite friendly purveyor of stylishly modded unix boxes, uncle mac. To my horror, they soldered all user servicable parts to the 'logic' board of their portable devices. If history (mine) is any guide, this does not bode well for my use profile... Also, I use blender, which supposedly melts the clock on this 'optimized' configuration. Does anyone have any advice before I get fired for using boxes that are over a decade young?

[cost is not an issue, apparently, but I'm not guaranteed full upgrade for who knows how long]


Never again buy from that person.  I have tossed vendors involving millions of dollars per year over that sort of shit.  Then I make it known that I did.

okay, but the other guy runs his ship like a hoar-house. at least he used to. not that theres anything wrong with that, except when you cant even synch 44kHz audio reliably. that caused at least one person to sprain an ankle.
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Re: Open Bar: Drinks are on the Supreme Court
« Reply #9 on: October 04, 2018, 11:00:58 pm »
Modded Unix, uncle mac, you mean apple shite?

Yeah they mold all their components, and inject with plastic save a mm in space, kill the heat profile of the device, you can never repair a faulty component, it forces users to replace the whole thing. I've been apple free since 2016 when I got rid of itunes, haven't had their hardware since 2014. Have never looked back.
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Re: Open Bar: Drinks are on the Supreme Court
« Reply #10 on: October 05, 2018, 12:13:04 am »
Modded Unix, uncle mac, you mean apple shite?

Yeah they mold all their components, and inject with plastic save a mm in space, kill the heat profile of the device, you can never repair a faulty component, it forces users to replace the whole thing. I've been apple free since 2016 when I got rid of itunes, haven't had their hardware since 2014. Have never looked back.

if I may be so bold, could you be kind enough to tell us what you run?
(I did enjoy osX's free bsd kernel and bash shell)
(I might just get a 2017 and run a linux box)

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IIRC some noob now owns git. so i feel a smidge less sure of myself.

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Q) Dear Axod, why is your knowledge of hardware so deplorable?
A) Internet porn, Sir.
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Re: Open Bar: Drinks are on the Supreme Court
« Reply #11 on: October 05, 2018, 12:51:30 am »
I have a custom build laptop from PC specialist
https://www.pcspecialist.co.uk/laptops/

I7, 16 GB RAM, older graphics card (as the newest game I play on this is morrowind), SSD for the OS, regular sata for larger storage
My one regret is I went cheap on the case (at the time I thought I don't care about looks), but there are a couple of robustness issues with the plastic, if you go down this route and spend a lot on the internals, spend a little more on the case.

For the OS a mix of debian, and windows 10 (which probably means the 3 letter agencies know everything about me, but I'm not very exciting).
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Re: Open Bar: Drinks are on the Supreme Court
« Reply #12 on: October 05, 2018, 06:31:56 am »
As an aside, ppl round here been running a shit-ton of red lights bout me. I'd lov to think it just a ludic principle. Or, are people really losing it for real this time?
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Re: Open Bar: Drinks are on the Supreme Court
« Reply #13 on: October 05, 2018, 07:51:12 am »
I will say on the graphics card front, you can still get away with a GTX 1060 for most modern games.  I bought Rise of the Tomb Raider the other week and it runs almost perfectly on a mix of high and ultra settings.  Anything more is nice, but completely unnecessary until probably the next-gen consoles are released.  Unless you're mining bitcoins or something, but then you're a terrible person anyway.

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Re: Open Bar: Drinks are on the Supreme Court
« Reply #14 on: October 05, 2018, 11:24:55 am »
I was using my custom box to mine Necronomicoin, until it crawled up the wall and screamed in 1000 voices. :(
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