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Everything Else / Easy TV!
« on: August 14, 2006, 12:36:49 pm »
I found this program called Wasy TV, an internet TV thingy. I was wondering if anyone knew of any good stations, becauseall the ones they have preprogrammed are crap.

Music / Christ Illusion
« on: August 09, 2006, 12:41:35 pm »
Did anyone else get Slayer's new album? I'm about half way through and i must say it kicks major ass! Sounds like a cross between God Hates us all and Seasons in the Abyss.

If you're a metal fan, i suggest you get it.

Review by

The ENTIRE ALBUM can be heard on their myspace page, here.

Music / Flyleaf
« on: July 31, 2006, 07:30:40 pm »
Anyone else heard of em? They're a great alternative rock band (if that's what you call it... I honestly have no clue). They've been featured on MTV alot and are even in Ozzfest! What do you guys think?

Everything Else / Quick! Click here!
« on: July 26, 2006, 10:43:55 am »
A fun little game to see how fast you can click your mouse.


I consistently get ranked as WICKED. How about you?

Movies / Darth Vader having a nervous breakdown
« on: July 23, 2006, 06:32:30 pm »
A ten minute spoof of the original Star Wars trilogy voiced by James Earl Jones.


Music / Most Disturbing Song
« on: July 22, 2006, 02:23:26 pm »
What's one of the most creepy/disturbing/scary songs you've ever heard?

For me it would be Slayer's "Dead Skin Mask". Especially near the end when the girl starts speaking. Slayer in general are good at making disturbing songs like that. If you haven't heard that song, you have to. It's a great song and one of my favorites.

Everything Else / Virtual Reality Shoes!
« on: July 18, 2006, 04:02:52 pm »

    *   13:37 18 July 2006
    * news service
    * Will Knight

A pair of motorised roller skates that cancel out a person's steps could let users naturally explore virtual reality landscapes in confined spaces.

The "Powered Shoes" were developed by Hiroo Iwata, Hiroshi Tomioka and Hiroaki Yano at the University of Tsukuba in central Japan. The shoes will be demonstrated at the SIGGRAPH 2006 conference on computer graphics and interactive technologies, which takes place in Boston, US, between 30 July and 3 August.

Each shoe is mounted on top of a set of three motorised rollers and is connected by cable to a computer on the user's back. This computer controls both the motion of skates and a head-mounted display that shows the user a virtual landscape.

As the wearer walks forwards, the connected computer controls the rollers under their feet, cancelling out their strides. The computer also updates the visual display to create the illusion of walking through the virtual world.

Music / Rockstar: Supernova
« on: July 08, 2006, 12:25:18 pm »
Anyone else watch this? It was awesome! If you havent seen it yet, you suck because you missed a good show.

I'm gonna explain it later because im tired and need a nap.

Forum Games / Let's make a song...
« on: July 05, 2006, 06:37:29 pm »
Out of other songs! Just take a line out of a song you're listening to (or if you're not listening to a song, a line you remember from a song) and add it to the lyrics.

For Example:

Poster 1: Put your left foot in
Poster 2: Aiiiii, Macarena!


Every ten posts the poster has to put all of the lyrics of the last 10 posts (including his/her own) together, so we make a song!

I'll start: A new level of confidence and power, such power

Everything Else / Bye.. I'm leaving for vacation
« on: July 01, 2006, 10:28:56 am »
This is where you announce (If you want to) when you are going to be leaving for the night or something and will not be back until the next day

TV / Blade
« on: June 28, 2006, 08:54:11 pm »
I just finished watching the first episode of Blade: The Series and I must say it was awesome! I'm not sure if it was the sexual tension or the vampires, but something got me hooked. I can't wait to see where they take it, although i was a bit disappointed they didn't get Wesley Snipes, but the new guy (i don't know his name) is pretty good. I'm gonna end it here because I'm dead tired. Thoughts?

PC Games / Still waiting for Duke?
« on: June 27, 2006, 07:39:40 am »
Borrowed from here.

"The List" originally started as a forum or usenet post somewhere and quickly spread around the internet in early 2002 to poke fun at George Broussard and the rest of 3D Realms. At the time Duke Nukem forever had been in development for five years. Well, nine years have passed since the original press release, dated April 25th, 1997- so I decided the list needed updating. Also, I realize that some of the games listed aren't released yet, they will be before Duke Nukem Forever.

If you've got something to add, email or hit me up on AIM @ "ioburn" or Y!IM @ "io_burn".

Feel free to re-post this, just please keep the whole thing intact with all of the credits at the bottom or link back to here.
The following things have happened since Duke Nukem Forever was announced...
Popular Video Game Series Releases
Final Fantasy:

    * Main Series
          o Final Fantasy VII
          o Final Fantasy VIII
          o Final Fantasy IX
          o Final Fantasy X
                + Final Fantasy X-2
          o Final Fantasy XI
          o Final Fantasy XII
    * Cell Phone Games
          o Before Crisis: Final Fantasy
          o Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII
          o Dirge of Cerberus: Lost Episode
    * Tactics Series
          o Final Fantasy Tactics
          o Final Fantasy Tactice Advance
    * Crystal Chronicles Series
          o Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles
          o Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring of Fates
          o Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Crystal Bearer
    * Remakes
          o Final Fantasy Collection
          o Final Fantasy Anthology
          o Final Fantasy Chronicles
          o Final Fantasy Origins
          o Final Fantasy I & 2: Dawn of Souls
          o Final Fantasy III DS
    * Games Featuring Final Fantasy Characters
          o Ehrgeiz
          o Kingtom Hearts
          o Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories
          o Kingdom Hearts II
    * Movies, Anime Series & Concerts
          o Final Fantasy: The Sprits Within
          o Final Fantasy: Unlimited, Entire Series
          o Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children
          o Final Fantasy: Dear Friends, Entire World Tour

Grand Theft Auto:

    * Grand Theft Auto
          o Grand Theft Auto, Gameboy Color Port
    * Grand Theft Auto
    * Grand Theft Auto: London 1969
    * Grand Theft Auto: London 1961
    * Grand Theft Auto 2
    * Grand Theft Auto III
    * Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
    * Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
    * Grand Theft Auto Advance
    * Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories
          o Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories, PS2 Port
    * Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories
    * Grand Theft Auto IV

The Legend of Zelda:

    * Ocarina of Time
    * Majora's Mask
    * Oracle of Ages
    * Oracle of Seasons
    * The Wind Waker
    * Four Swords Adventures
    * The Minish Cap
    * Six remakes of previous Zelda titles for the Gameboy Color, Gameboy Advance and Gamecube
          o Link's Awakening DX, Gameboy Color
          o A Link to the Past, Gameboy Advance
          o Ocarina of Time, Gamecube
          o The Zelda Collector Edition, Gamecube
          o Classic NES Series: The Legend of Zelda, Gameboy Advance
          o Classic NES Series: Zelda II: The Adventure of Link, Gameboy Advance
    * Phantom Hourglass
    * Twilight Princess

Other Popular Game Series:

    * Over 75 games based in the MegaMan universe, and 12 games featuring MegaMan universe character cameos.
    * Over 50 games based in the Star Wars universe.
    * Mario has appeared in 58 different video games.
    * Every Massive Multiplayer Online game and expansion with the exception of Meridian 59.
    * Every Dance Dance Revolution and Bemani rhythm game
    * Every Pokemon game released outside of Japan.
    * Every Unreal, every Unreal Tournament, and every game that has used any of the Unreal engines.
    * Quake 2, 3, 4, and countless games that have used their engines.
    * Every Tony Hawk and extreme sport spin-off game.
    * Daikatana began development 10 days before Duke Nukem Forever- Unfortunately no one was made John Romero's bitch when it hit retail shelves on May 23rd, 2000.
    * 3DRealms and Remedy bring Max Payne and its sequel from concepts to finished games, porting both to Xbox and PS2.
    * Valve released both Half-Life 1 and 2, with several expansion packs and countless mods for each.
    * Every version of Counter-Strike and Counter-Strike Source were developed.
    * Every Thief game.

Video Game Systems:

    * Microsoft XBOX
    * Microsoft XBOX 360
    * Nintendo GameCube
    * Nintendo Gameboy Color
    * Gameboy Advance
          o Gameboy Advance SP
          o Gameboy Micro
    * Nintendo DS
          o Nintendo DS Lite
    * Sega Dreamcast
    * Sony Playstation 2
          o Sony Slim Playstation 2
    * Sony PSP

    * Over 4500 games were released for the above video game systems in the United States.
    * Over 350,000,000 consoles and handhelds were sold worldwide.

Fun Facts
Computers & Internet:

    * In 1997, the fastest consumer internet connection was a 33.6 kbps modem. On average, consumer internet connections are 300 times faster today.
    * When Duke Nukem Forever was announced, the fastest processor available to consumers was a 233Mhz Pentium. Since then the clock speed of consumer processors has increased over 16 times (32 times counting dual cores), and the fabrication process has decreased from 250nm to 65nm.
    * In October of 2001, Apple announced the iPod and Slashdot dismissed it as an immediate failure. Since then there have been 5 generations of iPods, as well as the iPod Mini, iPod Shuffle, and iPod Nano with 42 million iPods sold worldwide as of 1/06.
    * Steve Jobs was still running NeXT when Duke Nukem Forever was announced.
    * Every peer to peer file sharing program including Napster was developed.
    * In April of 1997, Google, eBay, and the term "weblog" didn't exist.
    * Linux gained at least 10 times the popularity it had while its kernel tripled in size.
    * Mac OS switched to UNIX and became the most highly regarded general purpose operating system on the market among the computing press.
    * Microsoft released 5 consumer-oriented versions of Windows and might release Vista before Duke Nukem Forever hits shelves.
    * Netscape Navigator 4 was released, Microsoft Internet Explorer destroyed it. Netscape 6 released on an entirely different rendering platform, Netscape dies, Mozilla foundation rises. Open-source Mozilla browsers become popular and force Microsoft to start working on new version of Internet Explorer.
    * Valve releases Steam and sets a new standard in digital software distribution.


    * There have been 125 hurricanes. 73 in the Atlantic, 52 in the Pacific.
    * There have been over 20 death-toll producing tornado outbreaks in the United States.
    * Over 50 major earthquakes have shaken the world.


    * Adjusted for inflation, the average price of gas in the United States has doubled.
    * The Euro was introduced as a new European currency.

Movies that were filmed, released in theatres, and have made it to DVD:

    * All three Star Wars prequels.
    * The entire Lord of the Rings trilogy, with extended editions.
    * Every Pixar movie aside from Toy Story.
    * Three (possibly four) James Bond films.
    * Every movie, animation, and video game from The Matrix series.

Pop Culture:

    * Britney Spears' entire musical career as a pop star has taken place during Duke Nukem Forever's development.
    * Theater box office totals since the announcement are over $2.62 billion.
    * Colin Farrell's entire movie career has also taken place during development.
    * The concept of Bullet Time has been developed, pioneered, and completely run in to the ground.

Science & Technology:

    * The Voyager 1 spacecraft has travelled 8.8 billion miles from Earth.
    * The two Mars rovers, Spirit and Opportunity were proposed, authorized, announced, designed, launched and successfully landed upon Mars where they have been exploring the surface for over 2.5 years.
    * NASA's Deep Impact program also went full circle.
    * The International Space Station was assembled and has been orbiting Earth for over 8 years.
    * NASA has launched 30 manned space shuttle missions, Russia has launched 17.
    * The Airbus A380 "Super Jumbo" plane was designed, built, tested, and delivered to airlines.
    * Tier One developed, built, tested, and launched SpaceShipOne- winning the Ansari X-Prize for being the first non-government organization to launch a reusable manned spacecraft into space twice within two weeks.
    * In 1997 there were only 50 million US cell phone subscribers in the United States. Today there are more than 200 million, which amounts to over 60% of the population of the USA.
    * The U.S.S. Ronald Reagan (the largest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier in the world) was in contract, built, launched, comissioned, and began active duty.


    * Since the announcement of Duke Nukem Forever, the single season home run record has been broken. Twice.
    * The Red Sox broke their curse by finally winning the world series.

United States Politics:

    * The Identity of Deep Throat has been revealed.
    * 40 new members have been elected to the Senate.
    * The national debt has increased by over 3 trillion dollars.
    * The national minimum wage has remained $5.15.
    * Bill Clinton finished his presidential term, George W. Bush was elected and re-elected.

World Events:

    * 4 nations have acquired nuclear weapons technology.
    * 19 wars have begun.
    * 5 wars have ended.

Things that have taken less time than Duke Nukem Forever's Development:
Pop Culture:

    * The Beatles formed, released every single one of their albums and broke up. During this time they also toured the world several times.
    * Led Zeppelin released 7 albums, 9 singles, and toured around the world, crossing international borders 27 times (not counting mainland Europe.)

Science & Technology:

    * The Wright brothers designed and flew the first airplane.
    * The theory of General Relativity.
    * The United States' entire program to put a man on the moon, from Kennedy's challenge to the landing.


    * The American War for Independence
    * The United States Civil War
    * World War I
    * World War II and the entire Manhattan Project.
    * The United State's involvement in the Vietnam War.


Big thanks to whoever originally posted the first list, CaptainPsyko, BonzoESC, n1ck, Fish, MrBrainsample, Skroob, stabby, Josh Taylor, v0idnull, wildfalkon, Joachim Blum, and anyone else I'm missing who chipped in facts for the updated list. Also, thanks to Wikipedia nerds who spend so much time listing weird things like every game Mario is in.

Everything Else / Freetar Hero
« on: June 17, 2006, 08:11:58 pm »
i swear it's not porn, I'm just tired and dont feel like explaining it.

Everything Else / I want this game!
« on: June 17, 2006, 02:37:56 pm »
I was stumbling across the internet when I found this.

Forum Games / Rate the silly pics!
« on: June 12, 2006, 01:28:15 pm »
You have to post a silly/funny pic and the person below you rates it. Simple enough, right?

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