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@  wonko the sane? : (13 September 2019 - 01:54 PM)

Why do you feel a need to label yourself for doing something harmless?

@  Telly : (13 September 2019 - 11:10 AM)

thats more than i look at on reddit

@  Benbot : (13 September 2019 - 10:49 AM)

am I a basic bitch for only browsing the front page of Reddit?

@  Shrug : (12 September 2019 - 12:26 PM)

I managed to find about 2/3s of my goal Sega Genesis collection before the last price bump

@  Anonymous X : (12 September 2019 - 11:11 AM)

So relieved that I picked up most of my NTSC GameCube collection in 2010/11 before prices on the secondary market went bezerk...

@  unluckiness : (12 September 2019 - 12:54 AM)

I have fond memories of it since it was the last console Mario Kart that didn't have the ridiculous pre-race cart assembly

@  TM2-Megatron : (11 September 2019 - 10:26 PM)

Like many Gamecube games, underrated

@  unluckiness : (11 September 2019 - 09:24 AM)

Double Dash is great. Just watch out for blue shells

@  Bass X0 : (11 September 2019 - 07:43 AM)

I used a double dash on my mobile. The chat didn’t like it.

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 September 2019 - 04:17 AM)

The mobile version of the site chokes on certain characters, I think.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (11 September 2019 - 04:10 AM)

what's with that punctuation anyway

@  Nevermore : (11 September 2019 - 03:20 AM)

Now where did that come from, Bass X0?

@  Bass X0 : (11 September 2019 - 01:52 AM)

Politics and Religion — tools of foul play!

@  TM2-Megatron : (10 September 2019 - 11:10 PM)

If you owe, you're expected to actually pay it at the time you file, before they even process your return

@  TM2-Megatron : (10 September 2019 - 11:10 PM)

If you file electronically, I find you usually get your refund within a couple weeks

@  Nevermore : (10 September 2019 - 06:22 PM)

Well, lucky it took less than two months for me. For a little over 200 Euros.

@  wonko the sane? : (10 September 2019 - 06:11 PM)

Pretty much, yeah. Canada revenue will be all up your ass if you earn less than 200K and owe tax, but your refund is basically "duke nukem forever".

@  Nevermore : (10 September 2019 - 05:34 PM)

Whereas if you overpaid and they have to refund you, they will take their sweet time to let you know.

@  Nevermore : (10 September 2019 - 05:34 PM)

Like, here in Germany, if the tax authority responds to your tax report quickly, you can rest assured they want more money.

@  Nevermore : (10 September 2019 - 05:33 PM)

Do tax authorities in other countries base their time to respond to filed tax reports on whether they owe or are owed as well?

@  wonko the sane? : (10 September 2019 - 11:13 AM)

Check what the requirements are for your cad program, and try to beat them by about 20%, and understand that software requirements have been stable for a few years: not really keeping up with the advancements in hardware. Unless you're doing something SPECIFIC which requires ludicrous amounts of power, just give your self a cushion on hardware and don't bother going whole hog.

@  Benbot : (10 September 2019 - 10:16 AM)

What I'm currently using is an i5 2018 Surface Laptop. My current desktop is all but dead. I think in the end affordability will win out over specs. I need to use CAD programs, but I'm a student, not a professional.

@  wonko the sane? : (10 September 2019 - 10:06 AM)

Okay. Whats the specs on the I7 and what are you currently using?

@  Benbot : (10 September 2019 - 09:23 AM)

fun and games

@  wonko the sane? : (09 September 2019 - 04:43 PM)

Depends entirely on what you use the computer for.

@  Steevy Maximus : (09 September 2019 - 11:52 AM)

Probably not

@  Benbot : (09 September 2019 - 09:39 AM)

Do I need an i7 on my new computer?

@  Nevermore : (08 September 2019 - 12:08 PM)

https://imgur.com/fkyjpza

@  Nevermore : (08 September 2019 - 12:07 PM)

Today's convention haul:

@  wonko the sane? : (08 September 2019 - 08:54 AM)

But it was Huuunnngrrrryyyy. What was I supposed to do?

@  MEDdMI : (08 September 2019 - 08:23 AM)

But did you feed any small fuzzy creatures after midnight?

@  wonko the sane? : (08 September 2019 - 06:32 AM)

Shouldn't be. I literally just built it. Not even three weeks ago even.

@  TM2-Megatron : (07 September 2019 - 10:13 PM)

Sounds like your computer's on its last lags, Wonko

@  wonko the sane? : (07 September 2019 - 07:37 PM)

Dunno, crucial says it's fine, gonna need a second opinion.

@  Pennpenn : (07 September 2019 - 06:52 PM)

Good luck! (or break a leg if it's like theater luck...)

@  wonko the sane? : (07 September 2019 - 06:46 PM)

Alright. The damages now seem to include my primary SSD. Thankfully, the gaming drive (I have now lost all my games and mods entirely.) Let me wipe it and install there. Once the crucial utility is installed again, will verify the drive.

@  wonko the sane? : (07 September 2019 - 03:32 PM)

Three more crashes since I pulled the ram. Verifying the OS now... tonight might be a reinstalling kinda night.

@  wonko the sane? : (07 September 2019 - 11:46 AM)

And thankfully it wasn't totally dead, so it was working on occassion. If the problem is actually solved, I just need to wait and see if the program/system crashes are over.

@  wonko the sane? : (07 September 2019 - 11:45 AM)

Got it. I wound up running the memtest four more times, because of course it's always the last dimm. But I got the culprit. I lost 8 gig, but I'm still at three times the "recommended" amount.

@  Hg Dragon : (07 September 2019 - 11:09 AM)

DL and run MemTest86. It'll help weed out issues. Run 1 stick at a time. Then run a stick that passed in each slot. Will help you find out if it's the RAM or the slot/motherboard

@  Patch : (07 September 2019 - 10:45 AM)

How many RAM sticks do you have total?

@  wonko the sane? : (07 September 2019 - 09:57 AM)

Great, two weeks of random BSODs, and I manage to finally work out some ram has gone bad. Just need to work out which one(s) and then I can go from there.

@  wonko the sane? : (07 September 2019 - 06:25 AM)

*just stares*

@  unluckiness : (07 September 2019 - 04:27 AM)

My french is rusty but I'd guess Italienne-americain pain du sauce

@  Nevermore : (07 September 2019 - 02:58 AM)

What do they want "pizza" to be called? Crpes superior?

@  unluckiness : (07 September 2019 - 01:11 AM)

Are they still suing Italian restaurants for having food that's insufficiently French?

@  PlutoniumBoss : (06 September 2019 - 10:31 PM)

Not even Quebec likes Quebec?

@  TM2-Megatron : (06 September 2019 - 08:51 PM)

Quebec's a special case; they just have an insatiable lust for hate

@  Ashley : (06 September 2019 - 07:48 PM)

Those weird language laws are basically anti-everyone. Who does it help to stop certain toys from being sold there?

@  TM2-Megatron : (06 September 2019 - 04:56 PM)

Canada is one of those rare countries that's paradoxically both anti-business (except for the chosen few) and anti-consumer


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#1181 Big Show

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Posted 20 November 2013 - 05:26 PM

Enjoy your castles, guys!

 

My decision to cancel mine was reinforced by two recent hospital stays for two different kids. :doh

 

On the bright side, I found a trade partner-my Geldor for his She-Ra. Now I will be able to give the wife She-Ra, Adora, and Catra (the latter two from Big Lots) for Christmas. :thumbsup


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Posted 20 November 2013 - 09:00 PM

 

Well, it turns out my credit card from the original Castle Grayskull order was the cancelled card.  I was told last week they would cancel my order, update the card and place a new order.  I was worried until this afternoon.  Never have I been so happy to see a $250+ charge hit my card.   :D

Get your act together man!  :D

 

Randy

 

 

Sadly, as I am sure you know, this is someone having his act together.  I have seen quite a few posts at the org where people have waited too long and now can't cancel till they get the email.  :D



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Posted 21 November 2013 - 06:22 AM

I had mine come up that I mine needed my card updated as well.  So I updated it via phone and then got a cancellation notice this morning.  :angry  So then I called to correct it again, so hopefully my order is reinstated  and does not remain canceled.

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Posted 21 November 2013 - 07:42 AM

I had mine come up that I mine needed my card updated as well.  So I updated it via phone and then got a cancellation notice this morning.  :angry  So then I called to correct it again, so hopefully my order is reinstated  and does not remain canceled.

Randy

 

I'm sure the delay was due to you using tech and not talking to someone.  Strangely enough, when I got my cancellation confirmation, it came in after my new order confirmation came.



#1185 Powered Convoy

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Posted 21 November 2013 - 07:46 AM

Nah I did talk to someone over the phone, which is why I don't understand the screw up.

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Posted 21 November 2013 - 09:15 PM

 

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Posted 21 November 2013 - 09:34 PM

Nah I did talk to someone over the phone, which is why I don't understand the screw up.

Randy

 

Oh so you've never dealt with Mattycollector before? :D

 

(but seriously that sucks)


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Posted 22 November 2013 - 09:44 PM

While I am obviously more Transformers collector, I have considered getting someone of the main characters (I know, a few years too late), and I wanted to know which Teela figure (Original or Battlegrounds) is best to purchase to go with the few figures I have (He-Man / Adam and Orko)?  Other than the pricing on the first Teela, which is a better toy?


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Posted 22 November 2013 - 10:06 PM

Don't know how much the first one is running, but she is the best.  I wish I had an extra, so I could stick the blonde BG Teela head on that body.



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Posted 23 November 2013 - 12:02 AM

Yeah Teela is still probably the best female figure they've done.  Lots of accessories and really nice sculpt.

 

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Posted 23 November 2013 - 12:16 AM

I read somewhere else that there are problems with the ball joint for the head.  Is this the case?  Is this a major problem?


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Posted 23 November 2013 - 06:38 AM

I only had slight problems with the head on the Goddess figure, not Teela.



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Posted 23 November 2013 - 08:05 AM

Some people said there was a slight bobble headedness to it, I didn't have any issues.

 

It was one of the only figures I bought 2 of.  Tri-klops was another, and both are highly desired.

 

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Posted 24 November 2013 - 08:19 PM

In the same boat as Powered Convoy...on the 18th, I got an email saying that they would have trouble processing my order because I didn't update the card info in time (I updated it on the 16th or 17th). I immediately called and they cancelled my previous card associated with the order and (I gather) placed a new order after updating my credit card and address info. The phone rep was very helpful. I got the email the other day confirming that the 2012 order had been cancelled. So I've shot them an email and I'm hoping that they'll explain whether I should be expecting to get some kind of confirmation of the fixed order I made over the phone. 

 

What is WEIRD is that I already have a 2014 subscription made using the newer card. I guess there is some disconnect between the card associated with the Castle order and the one I used later to buy my subscription. I probably thought that when I updated my account info with the newer card when I bought the subscription, that would also help me with the existing order. 


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Posted 26 November 2013 - 09:16 PM

Oh Digital River.  Maybe fumbling Matty's biggest thing ever will finally get them fired.


 
 
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Posted 26 November 2013 - 09:19 PM

Are you referring to the CG fiasco?



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Posted 26 November 2013 - 10:57 PM

I doubt it, as much as I'd like that to be the case.  Took 16 days for this month's figures to arrive to me from them.

 

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Posted 27 November 2013 - 08:54 AM

The CG charge now no longer shows on my credit card.  OK, I'm worried again.  No email so far.



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Posted 27 November 2013 - 09:11 AM

Yeah, I had the same thing happen to me.  According to the FAQ, the charge was just a test to see if the card still worked.  Actual billing will occur at the time of shipment.  So no drama; everything's fine.

 

http://forums.mattyc...8258#4841028258



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Posted 27 November 2013 - 01:34 PM

Yeah, I had the same thing happen to me.  According to the FAQ, the charge was just a test to see if the card still worked.  Actual billing will occur at the time of shipment.  So no drama; everything's fine.

 

http://forums.mattyc...8258#4841028258

 

 

Good to know.  The anxiety was low because I figured they would either take care of it or there would be information posted or emailed.  DR gets no love from me, but I think they understand how bad this could look if they screw this up for a lot of people.  They at least appear to be trying to make things work.





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