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Forum: Chat 02-22-2007, 11:05 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By o_someoldguy
Here is going over that bridge from the show Top...

Here is going over that bridge from the show Top Gear in a Pagani Zonda F, Ford GT, and a Ferrari F430 (the bridge is at the end of the piece)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j6L0wNeCsQ8

*the...
Forum: Chat 02-22-2007, 10:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,902
Posted By o_someoldguy
Awesome pictures of the world's highest bridge

http://thrillingwonder.blogspot.com/2007/02/construction-of-worlds-highest-bridge.html
Forum: Chat 02-22-2007, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 747
Posted By o_someoldguy
The ultimate in iPod docking stations

http://www.atechflash.com/products-icarta.html

:shock:

I wonder what kind of music one should play... something classical methinks. Flight of the Valkyrie? 1812 Overture?
Forum: Chat 02-21-2007, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Posted By o_someoldguy
Stringfever Bolero

4 cellists, one cello... :shock:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5MLNMgpywk
Forum: Chat 02-21-2007, 04:41 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,123
Posted By o_someoldguy
It depends... are you planning on watching HD...

It depends... are you planning on watching HD movies in HD on the monitor? (Remember that your vid card also needs to support HDCP in order to view Blu-ray or HD-DVD content on an HDCP monitor.) If...
Forum: Chat 02-20-2007, 04:45 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,123
Posted By o_someoldguy
From Sharky Extreme: ...

From Sharky Extreme:
http://www.sharkyextreme.com/guides/MHGSBG/article.php/10707_3657561__5

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Forum: Chat 02-15-2007, 07:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,241
Posted By o_someoldguy
A new problem that has come to light in Vista for...

A new problem that has come to light in Vista for the photographers in the group:

from http://www.siliconinvestor.com/readmsg.aspx?msgid=23287606
Forum: Chat 02-15-2007, 01:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,012
Posted By o_someoldguy
Ooops... you are correct. It's Abrams' childhood...

Ooops... you are correct. It's Abrams' childhood and still friend Greg Gunberg that did Heroes. That's what I get for just glossing over the Abrams' bio!
Forum: Chat 02-14-2007, 08:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,012
Posted By o_someoldguy
JJ Abrams to direct Dark Tower series?

JJ Abrams, creator of Lost *edit* Felicity and Alias:

http://movies.ign.com/articles/764/764210p1.html

and here:

http://digg.com/television/JJ_Abrams_to_Direct_The_Dark_Tower_Series
...
Forum: Chat 02-13-2007, 04:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,266
Posted By o_someoldguy
Nah, just given some of the questions that pop up...

Nah, just given some of the questions that pop up now and then here on "what/how/why" I thought this might give some guidance when buying a new vid card and matching it up to either a new monitor or...
Forum: Chat 02-13-2007, 04:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,266
Posted By o_someoldguy
PC Video connectors tutorial - VGA, DVI, HDMI, etc

I know there are geeks and geek wannabes here, but for those who may be a bit needy on the techie side and may have an interest in such things, here is a pretty nice and simple explanation of the...
Forum: Chat 02-08-2007, 09:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,203
Posted By o_someoldguy
Interesting.... ...

Interesting....



http://www.pcworld.com/article/128787-1/article.html
Forum: Chat 02-06-2007, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 889
Posted By o_someoldguy
The history of "All Your Base" (and with links to...

The history of "All Your Base" (and with links to the videos):

http://allyourbase.planettribes.gamespy.com/story.shtml
Forum: Chat 02-05-2007, 06:18 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,112
Posted By o_someoldguy
Congratulations!

Congratulations!
Forum: Chat 02-05-2007, 01:19 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,935
Posted By o_someoldguy
For those who this pertains to, and you know who...

For those who this pertains to, and you know who you are....

Take your 'puter braggadocio offline and quit using the forums as your personal webspace. There are other venues for such blather. ...
Forum: Chat 01-30-2007, 08:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,808
Posted By o_someoldguy
I have always found Sharky Extreme to be a decent...

I have always found Sharky Extreme to be a decent source for value and mid-price gaming rig recommendations.

The December one for a value system (everything for under $1000, including monitor etc)...
Forum: Chat 01-26-2007, 02:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,084
Posted By o_someoldguy
Not necessarily... some batteries are not...

Not necessarily... some batteries are not designed to be easily removed. It's dependent on the mobo.

For detailed instructions (with additional links to motherboard sites and caveats) look here:...
Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2007, 12:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 642
Posted By o_someoldguy
... and you should have realized by now that...

... and you should have realized by now that there are other threads already open regarding FF release. I'd suggest you post your thoughts in one of those.
Forum: General Discussion 01-25-2007, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By o_someoldguy
Need more haiku in this thread: ...

Need more haiku in this thread:

http://forums.fortress-forever.com/showthread.php?t=2263

;)
Forum: Chat 01-24-2007, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By o_someoldguy
Washington Post's "Style Invitational" of 2006

The Washington Post's "Style Invitational" once again asked readers to take any word from the dictionary, alter it by adding, subtracting or changing one letter, and supply a new definition.

Here...
Forum: Chat 01-24-2007, 11:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 668
Posted By o_someoldguy
Before you assume it's the PSU, turn it off, open...

Before you assume it's the PSU, turn it off, open the case, then get your ears down by the case and turn it on to see if you can isolate where the sound is coming from.

Make sure the fans are...
Forum: Chat 01-24-2007, 02:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 668
Posted By o_someoldguy
BACKUP NOW if you can. Can you get it booted...

BACKUP NOW if you can.

Can you get it booted at all?

Can you tell if the noise/screech/squeak is coming from the power supply (= fan going bad), or the HD, or perhaps the CPU fan? Or a case...
Forum: Chat 01-24-2007, 12:07 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,692
Posted By o_someoldguy
No. Don't continue.

No. Don't continue.
Forum: Chat 01-23-2007, 07:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 780
Posted By o_someoldguy
To clear all this up NTFS vs. FAT32, from...

To clear all this up NTFS vs. FAT32, from http://faq.arstechnica.com/link.php?i=1227&PHPSESSID=bd3a7a4da65d6f8c717b77c8e37cbd2f

(my additions in italics)

NOTE: There are plenty of articles on...
Forum: Chat 01-23-2007, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By o_someoldguy
You might want to look into one of the ones...

You might want to look into one of the ones mentioned here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lossless_data_compression

and there is a pdf comparison of video codecs here:
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