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by jmmijo
Thu May 25, 2006 8:55 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: What HDTV do I get to avoid burn-in?
Replies: 4
Views: 9306

I don't think this is any issue with the current crop of Flat Panels, regardless if they are LCD or Plasma.

This seems to only be an issue with CRT's.
by jmmijo
Sat May 20, 2006 11:32 am
Forum: General Off-Topic
Topic: Has anybody read this book?
Replies: 11
Views: 20662

Yeah Dune was an aweful read for me, just too dry, pun intended ;)

It was easier to complete the second time around, yes I'm a masochist :laugh:
by jmmijo
Fri May 12, 2006 10:25 am
Forum: Find Old Games
Topic: wasteland for pc
Replies: 7
Views: 7111

Yeah that is a classic title for sure, however, I really liked the C64 version the best :D

Sorry for going OT but some of the early DOS titles just didn't have what it took for gaming until VGA was introduced ;)
by jmmijo
Sat Mar 25, 2006 1:15 pm
Forum: General Off-Topic
Topic: Er...
Replies: 24
Views: 16195

Well I now see that some registry/domain squatter now has this domain name and it looks like they want HOTU to pay for it again :(
by jmmijo
Wed Mar 15, 2006 10:02 am
Forum: General Gaming
Topic: PC Speaker or not?
Replies: 15
Views: 18470

Bah, PC Speakers, the bane of early games and motherboard POST messages ;) Correct me if I'm wrong on this, but I seem to recall one or more of the old Sound Blaster models had a PC Speaker input on them. It was just the pair of pins that you would connect to the motherboard front panel jack where t...
by jmmijo
Thu Mar 09, 2006 9:43 am
Forum: General Off-Topic
Topic: whats ya fav quote?
Replies: 28
Views: 39963

Just watch any of the Evil Dead movies and there you go :D

"Good, Bad. It's all the same to me."

-Ash
by jmmijo
Tue Feb 28, 2006 9:49 am
Forum: General Off-Topic
Topic: So what did you do during the Olympics
Replies: 22
Views: 22474

I love to rain on parades, I don't care much about the Olympics anymore, too much commercialism and sponsorship now and this ruins the whole aspect of non-professional sports competitions :Angry:
by jmmijo
Wed Feb 15, 2006 10:24 pm
Forum: Media, Entertainment, & Music
Topic: If you could be one type of jello... what would it be?
Replies: 30
Views: 29624

I would pick strawberry as well, just happens to be my favorite fruit is all ;)
by jmmijo
Mon Jan 09, 2006 1:47 am
Forum: Media, Entertainment, & Music
Topic: Badger badger badger!
Replies: 7
Views: 10644

The_Sinister_Mastermind wrote:Careful or I'll link that one as well. Image
Too Late! :laugh:
by jmmijo
Sun Jan 08, 2006 11:46 pm
Forum: Media, Entertainment, & Music
Topic: Badger badger badger!
Replies: 7
Views: 10644

Footy, Footy, Footy, Mushroom, Mushroom :laugh:
by jmmijo
Sun Jan 08, 2006 12:44 pm
Forum: General Gaming
Topic: Do you consider computer games as the art ?
Replies: 3
Views: 5769

This is not only a very subjective observation but also true and false, let me explain. It comes down to the individual and their respective perception of what art is and not neccessarily the narrowest of viewpoints as to what art is supposed to be ;) So what passes as art to one will not for anothe...
by jmmijo
Wed Jan 04, 2006 9:29 am
Forum: Media, Entertainment, & Music
Topic: Family Guy
Replies: 40
Views: 40107

Yes the Evil Monkey parts are funny, however, there is the one episode where Peter is running a huge tab over at the pharmacy and picks up 8 crates of ipecack and to see whom gets the last piece of pie in the fridge, he, Stewie, Chris and Brian all drink a bottle and see who pukes last. This scene h...
by jmmijo
Wed Jan 04, 2006 1:33 am
Forum: Media, Entertainment, & Music
Topic: eBums Worl sucks
Replies: 10
Views: 15568

A few sites I like to visit myself:

Albino Black Sheep

All Dumb

College Downtime

Darwin Awards

Entensity.net

GKKO

Camp Chaos

Stonetrek

Bob & Tom

Phonelosers

Some of these places of course have some crude humor so are not work safe :laugh:
by jmmijo
Sun Jan 01, 2006 12:51 pm
Forum: Find Old Games
Topic: Looking for orc
Replies: 2
Views: 3912

Wasn't this a classic Rainbird/Firebird release, a graphic text adventure IIRC ;)

Here's a GOOGLE search that turned up Knight Orc by Rainbird. I hope this helps :D
by jmmijo
Sun Jan 01, 2006 12:49 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Happy New Year 2006!
Replies: 6
Views: 15242

I wish everybody a Happy New Year as well :bday:

Now, let's hope beyond hope that some of the bigger software publishers will release many/all of their older DOS titles to the net as Public Domain :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:
by jmmijo
Tue Dec 27, 2005 9:14 am
Forum: Find Old Games
Topic: DOS Naval Battle
Replies: 8
Views: 8236

The other possibility could be the Great Naval Battles series by SSI back in the day. I remember purchasing these because I'm a history buff besides being a gamer ;)
by jmmijo
Sat Dec 24, 2005 12:09 pm
Forum: Media, Entertainment, & Music
Topic: The Internet...
Replies: 17
Views: 16532

Gee, I guess I'm not feeling so bad, I'm on Comcast Cable and I have a 6Mb d/l with 384Kb u/l speed and no bandwidth limiting and I get a discount due to the fact I have both Digital Cable and Internet in a package deal :laugh:
by jmmijo
Sat Dec 24, 2005 2:58 am
Forum: Media, Entertainment, & Music
Topic: The Internet...
Replies: 17
Views: 16532

Huh, download limit ?!?

So what kind of ISP do you have there :shifty:
by jmmijo
Fri Dec 23, 2005 1:37 pm
Forum: Media, Entertainment, & Music
Topic: The Internet...
Replies: 17
Views: 16532

and of course the WoW version of this one too :D
by jmmijo
Fri Dec 23, 2005 1:33 pm
Forum: General Off-Topic
Topic: Seasons Greetings.
Replies: 3
Views: 3952

Thanks and have a great holiday season everyone :D