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@  Nevermore : (25 May 2018 - 05:20 PM)

Unless I decide to do a voluntary Saturday shift.

@  Nevermore : (25 May 2018 - 05:20 PM)

I can stay up 2 or 3 AM, sleep as long as I want, do my chores, go to work, and look forward to two days of weekend, every week until the end of the year.

@  Nevermore : (25 May 2018 - 05:19 PM)

Working permanent late shift is awesome, despite the weird looks my coworkers give me.

@  Nevermore : (25 May 2018 - 05:18 PM)

Especially now that I have every Saturday off.

@  Nevermore : (25 May 2018 - 05:18 PM)

I'm so glad I have a guaranteed five-day work week.

@  Paladin : (25 May 2018 - 01:58 PM)

first day off in ages & I wound up baked. and not in the fun way...

@  Telly : (24 May 2018 - 10:22 PM)

one thing im worried about if i get it is im gonna love it and then ill be lost in gundam models lol

@  Telly : (24 May 2018 - 10:21 PM)

ill have to keep an eye on that one

@  Steevy Maximus : (24 May 2018 - 01:18 PM)

https://www.gundamplanet.com/hg-ms-06-zaku-ii-type-c-c-5-gundam-the-origin-ver.html

@  Steevy Maximus : (24 May 2018 - 01:18 PM)

Bandai just released a new Zaku in the Origin line, looks like the new definitive at the HG price point

@  Liege : (24 May 2018 - 12:42 PM)

@Telly try the HG rather than the RG, there are a ton of great Zaku variants that are doable for beginners

@  RichardT1977 : (24 May 2018 - 11:02 AM)

If there is an economic system, somebody will find a way to abuse it for personal gain.

@  Otaku : (23 May 2018 - 01:18 PM)

@unluckiness I believe you are correct, but I didn't feel like looking it up so I didn't want to mention it. If that is the case, it isn't "capitalism" anyway. Maybe crapitalism (crony capitalism).

@  unluckiness : (23 May 2018 - 08:46 AM)

Like richard said, it's not inherently less healthy than table sugar. It's unhealthy in how it's in everything, leading to increased calorie intake that we don't even realize.

@  unluckiness : (23 May 2018 - 08:43 AM)

Also you try organizing a boycott of Coca frigging cola and see how far you get. Not to mention all the other processed foods that also make use of it that aren't as notorious for it

@  unluckiness : (23 May 2018 - 08:42 AM)

I believe the US government subsidizes corn farmers to such a degree that corn is stupidly cheap, making corporations lean towards it far more

@  Otaku : (23 May 2018 - 08:41 AM)

@SHIELD Agent 47 If HFCS was "caused" by capitalism, all it takes to solve it is people NOT buying it. As is, products that use actual sugar and countless alternative sweeteners are available. At least for big brands like Coca-Cola. ;)

@  unluckiness : (23 May 2018 - 08:40 AM)

And if doing so means that eventually is longer and less filled with complications, well, that junk food had better be the best junk ever

@  Otaku : (23 May 2018 - 08:39 AM)

@Paladin Quality of life. So many things I enjoyed as a kid have caused (or at least aggravated) health issues later in life. By later, I mean it started in my mid-20's. XP

@  unluckiness : (23 May 2018 - 08:39 AM)

THere's a difference between having some and constantly stuffing your face with calories.

@  Paladin : (23 May 2018 - 08:33 AM)

we all die eventually. why not enjoy the stuff that tastes good in the time we have?

@  unluckiness : (23 May 2018 - 08:26 AM)

HFCS is never good for you any way. It's nothing but monosaccharides basically

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (22 May 2018 - 11:32 PM)

*sigh* Wouldn't be that much of a problem if not for Western capitalism.

@  RichardT1977 : (22 May 2018 - 05:45 PM)

The only thing that makes HFCS more unhealthy than sugar is its lower cost.

@  Telly : (22 May 2018 - 03:20 PM)

looking at a video review and seeing all the tiny parts makes me think twice about it anyway

@  NotVeryKnightly : (22 May 2018 - 03:04 PM)

You should probably ask in the Gundam thread.

@  Telly : (22 May 2018 - 02:52 PM)

is this any good? i dont know about gundam models but want a good zaku https://www.amazon.c...0C7D2WQ09A9A9MZ

@  TM2-Megatron : (22 May 2018 - 12:33 PM)

Dammit, and I was just about to hook up this Coke IV directly to my bloodstream, too. Killjoy :p

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (22 May 2018 - 12:28 PM)

Recommendation: if you're going to fill your body up with junk food, try real sugar instead of HFCS.

@  TM2-Megatron : (22 May 2018 - 12:10 PM)

Not so much that it's worth the extra money to buy it in glass bottles all the time (I think the most you can get is a 6-pack of Coke in glass bottles around here, and it's signifcantly more expensive than 6 plastic), but every once in a while it's nice to drink from an old-fashioned bottle

@  TM2-Megatron : (22 May 2018 - 12:08 PM)

Personally, I find they also tend to taste better out of a glass bottle compared to the plastic ones used most of the time

@  wonko the sane? : (22 May 2018 - 11:27 AM)

None that I know of, but it's a neat fact. Sodas in glass bottles stay carbonated.

@  Paladin : (22 May 2018 - 11:00 AM)

what vending machines still use glass???

@  wonko the sane? : (22 May 2018 - 10:54 AM)

And it won't lose carbonation if it's a properly sealed glass bottle.

@  Steevy Maximus : (22 May 2018 - 10:51 AM)

The drink is safe to drink for a good while after, the expiration date seems to apply to how "good" it will be. Usually the carbonation gives out before anything starts growing or it becomes unsafe to consume

@  Paladin : (22 May 2018 - 10:31 AM)

out of curiosity, how solid are the expiration dates on soft drinks?

@  Steevy Maximus : (22 May 2018 - 10:25 AM)

Sure does feel like they are shoring themselves up against losing a significant source of revenue...

@  Steevy Maximus : (22 May 2018 - 10:25 AM)

So I guess Hasbro is going to be making Overwatch toys now

@  Otaku : (19 May 2018 - 02:17 PM)

@TM2-Megatron Yeah, it is like @TheMightyMollusk says. The catch is that usually means they can contain beef, and I confirmed it by pushing my luck. XD So... yeah, if going to the theater was about watching the film, it might be worth potentially resting on the balls of my feet while technically sitting in the chair, but put it all together... and I just wait to watch it at home. Oh, and ticket prices, always ticket prices.

@  wonko the sane? : (19 May 2018 - 10:24 AM)

woot woot! Korean barbeque for dinner!

@  TheMightyMol... : (19 May 2018 - 05:51 AM)

It's meat scraps. Whatever's left over from cutting up the more choice cuts.

@  TM2-Megatron : (18 May 2018 - 11:26 PM)

Well, the hot dogs Cineplex has (pretty much our only big theatre chain) around here are quite good, but I have no idea of the composition, and honestly, it's probably better that way.

@  Otaku : (18 May 2018 - 10:01 PM)

@TM2-Megatron In my case, shouldn't risk the hot dogs, either. Maybe if they are guaranteed to contain NO beef (can't digest it anymore >_<).

@  Waspinator : (18 May 2018 - 08:12 PM)

Semper ubi sub ubi

@  Nevermore : (18 May 2018 - 01:18 PM)

Then classmate, I mean.

@  Nevermore : (18 May 2018 - 01:18 PM)

A classmate of mine once did one: Asked for the English term for [underpants], he replied "underground trousers".

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (18 May 2018 - 10:10 AM)

Urkomisch!

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (18 May 2018 - 10:10 AM)

@Nevermore First time I have ever heard of this, but it sounds awesome!

@  Arazyr : (18 May 2018 - 08:39 AM)

We did that amongst ourselves in German class in college. We just called it "Germish", though.

@  Shrug : (18 May 2018 - 07:01 AM)

Nevermore, you've peaked my interest and I wish to subscribe to your newsletter


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Posted 21 May 2013 - 12:44 PM

Well this is exactly what I was expecting. A console that wraps everything in the living room into one system.
LOL I GET IT!
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Posted 21 May 2013 - 12:46 PM

Skype is a big deal in my house so this will be rather awesome.

Facial recognition on the included Kinect that logs you in. Yes, please!
Voice activation for the system itself. YES PLEASE!!!
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Posted 21 May 2013 - 12:48 PM

Live action Halo TV series?! Seriously?!
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Posted 21 May 2013 - 12:49 PM

So can I speak to it and say 'Computer, Play Gears of War' and then say 'Engage' in my best Captain Picard imitation and have it do what I say?

And if I swear at my game because I die will it tell me not to use such dirty language?

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Posted 21 May 2013 - 12:49 PM

QUOTE(Cheetimus Primal @ May 21 2013, 10:48 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Live action Halo TV series?! Seriously?!


Waitwhat?

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Posted 21 May 2013 - 12:51 PM

too much sports crap....more gaming stuffs!

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Posted 21 May 2013 - 12:51 PM

Just an announcement, no footage but I guess with the success of Defiance it kinda makes sense. Screw a movie, let's get a show, right?
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Posted 21 May 2013 - 12:51 PM

QUOTE(Master Fwiffo @ May 21 2013, 10:49 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Cheetimus Primal @ May 21 2013, 10:48 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Live action Halo TV series?! Seriously?!


Waitwhat?

With some involvement from Speilberg which explains his cameo at the intro video of the conference.

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Posted 21 May 2013 - 12:52 PM

For those that don't know, They're going to focus on the new licenses and games at E3.

They're getting all the sports stuff out of the way now.
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Posted 21 May 2013 - 12:52 PM

Halo... Spielberg.... WOOT

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Posted 21 May 2013 - 12:53 PM

QUOTE(Daith @ May 21 2013, 10:51 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Master Fwiffo @ May 21 2013, 10:49 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Cheetimus Primal @ May 21 2013, 10:48 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Live action Halo TV series?! Seriously?!


Waitwhat?

With some involvement from Speilberg which explains his cameo at the intro video of the conference.


WAITWHAT?



If this new Xbox is the only way to watch this, well, I'm gonna have to be an early adopter.

Have they said how much the dumb thing is gonna cost?

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Posted 21 May 2013 - 12:55 PM

ugh call of duty.....ugh

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Posted 21 May 2013 - 12:55 PM

Well I hate it. It's absolutely not what I want, but I hope everyone who is excited for it legitimately enjoys it.

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Posted 21 May 2013 - 12:55 PM

"Later this year," no release date or pricing. Hm. And yeah, sports games and Call of Duty leave me pretty cold. Show me Red Dead Redemption 2, or some innovative new game really using this powerful new hardware, and you'd have my attention.

No word on backwards compatibility either, right?

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Posted 21 May 2013 - 12:56 PM

QUOTE(ChessPieceFace @ May 21 2013, 12:55 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
"Later this year," no release date or pricing. Hm. And yeah, sports games and Call of Duty leave me pretty cold. Show me Red Dead Redemption 2, or some innovative new game really using this powerful new hardware, and you'd have my attention.

No word on backwards compatibility either, right?



QUOTE(skankerzero @ May 21 2013, 12:52 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
For those that don't know, They're going to focus on the new licenses and games at E3.

They're getting all the sports stuff out of the way now.


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Posted 21 May 2013 - 12:59 PM

QUOTE(Matthias Phage @ May 21 2013, 01:55 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Well I hate it. It's absolutely not what I want, but I hope everyone who is excited for it legitimately enjoys it.

Same here. Absolutely zero interest. I could care less about an "entertainment hub". I buy video game consoles to play video games. Not to mention it's ugly as hug, and the name is horrendous. Who the hug thought that was an acceptable name?

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Posted 21 May 2013 - 01:06 PM

That was... very unimpressive.

Apart from being impressively vague about a lot of stuff.

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Posted 21 May 2013 - 01:07 PM

It looks nice, I'm going to need to feel the controller in my hands before I decide.

As to games, they said they'll show them at E3 and that they have what, 15 exclusive titles, eight of which are new IPs?


I think this generation will come down to the launch lineup for me.

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Posted 21 May 2013 - 01:08 PM

QUOTE(skankerzero @ May 21 2013, 10:56 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(ChessPieceFace @ May 21 2013, 12:55 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
"Later this year," no release date or pricing. Hm. And yeah, sports games and Call of Duty leave me pretty cold. Show me Red Dead Redemption 2, or some innovative new game really using this powerful new hardware, and you'd have my attention.

No word on backwards compatibility either, right?



QUOTE(skankerzero @ May 21 2013, 12:52 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
For those that don't know, They're going to focus on the new licenses and games at E3.

They're getting all the sports stuff out of the way now.



Which still leaves us cold for now and they could mention if it were Backward Compatible now couldn't they. But Xbox One is so far has me as hyped as the rest of the new console gen. Not at all for the most part. I like what they are doing with the all in one deal, but game wise until they bring out something else besides the next CoD and Sports I'm not going to buy in even if the only way to watch the Halo series is over Xbox One. Besides I need to upgrade to an HDTV before I think of getting any next gen console.
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Posted 21 May 2013 - 01:08 PM

I'm excited for it. I don't care about any of the sports or war simulation games they are talking about... But I'm drooling thinking about the possibilities for the next fallout, or elder scrolls games.

As for the all in one entertainment hub, works for me. I have no problem with having to juggle fewer remotes. Our 360 is already what we use to watch movies, play DVDs, and all that as it is this is just the next logical step I think.

Assuming it wont cost all of the money, I think I have my christmas list written. icon-fire.gif



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