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Postby Tuor » Tue Sep 10, 2013 12:37 am

I did nothing today, wheeee!

@ Whatis: That would be pretty special
"Suddenly Frodo noticed that a strange-looking weather-beaten man, sitting in the shadows near the wall, was also listening intently to the hobbit-talk. He had a tall tankard in front of him, and was smoking a long-stemmed pipe curiously carved. His legs were stretched out before him, showing high boots of supple leather that fitted him well, but had seen much wear and were now caked with mud. A travel-stained cloak of heavy dark-green cloth was drawn close about him, and in spite of the heat of the room he wore a hood that overshadowed his face; but the gleam of his eyes could be seen as he watched the hobbits."
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Whatis6times9 » Tue Sep 10, 2013 12:38 am

It would be a total Homer move to pull in a top level dman or a young defenseman who wants more than their team is offering.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Exodis » Tue Sep 10, 2013 12:40 am

Mathias wrote:I do nothing all the time and it's bad.

Hmmm no bueno.
I go to College at the middle of the day, so that's something.
Still, I do miss hanging out with friends...
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Tuor » Tue Sep 10, 2013 12:42 am

Welcome to post secondary~
"Suddenly Frodo noticed that a strange-looking weather-beaten man, sitting in the shadows near the wall, was also listening intently to the hobbit-talk. He had a tall tankard in front of him, and was smoking a long-stemmed pipe curiously carved. His legs were stretched out before him, showing high boots of supple leather that fitted him well, but had seen much wear and were now caked with mud. A travel-stained cloak of heavy dark-green cloth was drawn close about him, and in spite of the heat of the room he wore a hood that overshadowed his face; but the gleam of his eyes could be seen as he watched the hobbits."
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Exodis » Tue Sep 10, 2013 12:46 am

Oh great, my post made it to the new page.
Radical.
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Postby noxux » Tue Sep 10, 2013 1:09 am

Hehe, Radical funny word.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Mr. Sefrol » Tue Sep 10, 2013 1:30 am

EagleMan wrote:There are always things to do. And if you have nothing to do, society and others hate and judge you for it (probably out of envy). People convince themselves that always being busy must necessarily be a good thing.

That makes me sad, and I pity people who think that way. It's a good thing to contribute to society, but it's not bad to just do nothing every once in a while. The world moves too fast. Sometimes nothing is the best thing we can do for ourselves.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Mir@k » Tue Sep 10, 2013 2:38 am

Dude i have one of those questions that i have no idea who to ask for.

What would be a good disclaimer for using the likeness of something?
Going back to what i posted the other day, what would be a good way to say that i didn't intend to commit copyright infringement by copying the paper mario art style to create a new art piece? Because i know i have to include one of those bullshit disclaimers but i don't know how it goes (spanish to english law is fail)
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Mr. Sefrol » Tue Sep 10, 2013 2:44 am

Well, a style isn't entirely something copyrightable. Think it's stated by the Federal Court that an "art style" is basically an idea and can't be copyrighted, and only its actual form matters. It's the reason why games are able to steal mechanics from other games or cartoons can have similar looking styles like between Powerpuff Girls and PASWG or a lot of the Cartoon Network "Cartoon Cartoons".

So basically, don't worry about it. It's free game.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Tuor » Tue Sep 10, 2013 12:03 pm

My museum studies prof is so incredibly verbose and tangental, with a stuffy british accent to boot. I find myself wanting to run up there and finish what she's saying succinctly.
"Suddenly Frodo noticed that a strange-looking weather-beaten man, sitting in the shadows near the wall, was also listening intently to the hobbit-talk. He had a tall tankard in front of him, and was smoking a long-stemmed pipe curiously carved. His legs were stretched out before him, showing high boots of supple leather that fitted him well, but had seen much wear and were now caked with mud. A travel-stained cloak of heavy dark-green cloth was drawn close about him, and in spite of the heat of the room he wore a hood that overshadowed his face; but the gleam of his eyes could be seen as he watched the hobbits."
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Mr. Sefrol » Tue Sep 10, 2013 10:36 pm

It's probably a confidence thing. I feel like people who do so are trying to sound smarter to make up for a lack of it.

Does it make it really hard to get down key points, or is it just annoying?
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Postby Whatis6times9 » Tue Sep 10, 2013 10:40 pm

There's something about the history, anthropology, archaeology that tends to pick up people who tend to veer the most off of a point because of tangential points of interest to the main point.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Tuor » Tue Sep 10, 2013 10:45 pm

Aye, and sometimes they can be interesting, but with her they're not, but it's mostly just how long she takes to arrive at a point even when she doesn't go off on a tangent.
"Suddenly Frodo noticed that a strange-looking weather-beaten man, sitting in the shadows near the wall, was also listening intently to the hobbit-talk. He had a tall tankard in front of him, and was smoking a long-stemmed pipe curiously carved. His legs were stretched out before him, showing high boots of supple leather that fitted him well, but had seen much wear and were now caked with mud. A travel-stained cloak of heavy dark-green cloth was drawn close about him, and in spite of the heat of the room he wore a hood that overshadowed his face; but the gleam of his eyes could be seen as he watched the hobbits."
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby EagleMan » Wed Sep 11, 2013 12:02 am

Mr. Sefrol wrote:It's probably a confidence thing. I feel like people who do so are trying to sound smarter to make up for a lack of it.

Does it make it really hard to get down key points, or is it just annoying?

Though Tuor says she's just plain boring, it's more likely they find it all interesting and never have a chance to talk much about it.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Tuor » Wed Sep 11, 2013 12:03 am

Probably
"Suddenly Frodo noticed that a strange-looking weather-beaten man, sitting in the shadows near the wall, was also listening intently to the hobbit-talk. He had a tall tankard in front of him, and was smoking a long-stemmed pipe curiously carved. His legs were stretched out before him, showing high boots of supple leather that fitted him well, but had seen much wear and were now caked with mud. A travel-stained cloak of heavy dark-green cloth was drawn close about him, and in spite of the heat of the room he wore a hood that overshadowed his face; but the gleam of his eyes could be seen as he watched the hobbits."
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Mr. Sefrol » Wed Sep 11, 2013 12:43 am



Who else thinks this is an awesome idea? I do!
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Valmer » Wed Sep 11, 2013 6:26 am

If that idea actually gets off the ground, that would be amazing.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby nobody » Wed Sep 11, 2013 7:13 am

So they made a mobile PC.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Warbear » Wed Sep 11, 2013 1:31 pm

They did that a while ago. It's called a laptop.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Asmodai » Wed Sep 11, 2013 1:45 pm

An interesting idea, but I dont think it'll ever become big. Companies make too much money from just upgrading their phone every year.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby nobody » Wed Sep 11, 2013 1:53 pm

Warbear wrote:They did that a while ago. It's called a laptop.
a laptop is not really what I meant since a laptop actually lacks the big part of PC which is being able to upgrade parts of it or easily replace them
you can only do small upgrades in a laptop and even that depends on the type, and it's always a goddamn mess to do so.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Valmer » Wed Sep 11, 2013 2:12 pm

Asmodai wrote:An interesting idea, but I dont think it'll ever become big. Companies make too much money from just upgrading their phone every year.


Which is too bad, really. I'd buy this in a heartbeat, assuming it worked properly.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Jasthn » Wed Sep 11, 2013 2:55 pm

I saw this video yesterday I think, but I have to agree with Asmodia though I think this entire idea is really cool and innovative idea, being able to customize the phone based on what you need. Bigger camera, more memory for music, ect.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Valmer » Wed Sep 11, 2013 4:07 pm

This article offers an interesting, and realistic, opinion on the phonebloks.
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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Mir@k » Wed Sep 11, 2013 5:01 pm

Damn it hasnt stopped raining for a few days
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