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by VanHelsing23
02 Sep 2011, 18:56
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Subquestion! How would you treat your pokémon?
Replies: 25
Views: 584

Re: Subquestion! How would you treat your pokémon?

Fezzul wrote:How would I treat my Pokemon? Simple.

With Rare Candy. And another Rare Candy. And another. And another. And another. And then BOOM! Level 100.

That's how you treat your Pokemons.


Again, VG Cats.
by VanHelsing23
18 Aug 2011, 16:50
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Babylon 5 could be returning
Replies: 28
Views: 637

Re: Babylon 5 could be returning

I know what you mean. It's hard for me to get invested in a series now with the knowledge that it could be cancelled at any time. I was worried that Lost would never finish after all the time I'd invested into it. Especially as Sci-Fi seems to be having a harder time of it these days than previousl...
by VanHelsing23
10 Aug 2011, 20:59
Forum: Video Games
Topic: Fallout: New Vegas General Discussion
Replies: 167
Views: 5127

Re: Fallout: New Vegas General Discussion

Best part of Old World Blues : There is a class of enemies called "Y-17 trauma override harnesses", which are suits originally designed to evacuate wounded soldiers from the battlefield by taking over their motor functions; They are now basically autonomous walking space-suits with skeleto...
by VanHelsing23
28 Jul 2011, 03:39
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Baffling Ideas of Idle Brains
Replies: 220
Views: 4460

Re: The Baffling Ideas of Idle Brains

When I'm bored, I like to look at common ideas from strange angles, like these Accurate But Misleading Movie Descriptions, or the Jonathan Coulton song "Christmas Is Interesting".
by VanHelsing23
12 Jul 2011, 14:16
Forum: Video Games
Topic: Fallout: New Vegas General Discussion
Replies: 167
Views: 5127

Re: Fallout: New Vegas General Discussion

Spiking this thread for the sparklin' new trailer for the third DLC, entitled Old World Blues:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=07ihRxUB2CE

Now there's some of the humor I remember from Fallout.
by VanHelsing23
23 Jun 2011, 07:22
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DISCUSSION PROMPT: Define intelligence
Replies: 18
Views: 533

Re: DISCUSSION PROMPT: Define intelligence

Wikiquote page for Intelligence. A few choice quotes Intelligence is quickness to apprehend as distinct from ability, which is capacity to act wisely on the thing apprehended. - Alfred North Whitehead Dialogues (1954) 15 Dec.1939 Intelligence is the road to insanity. - Alfred Kin My brain: it's my ...
by VanHelsing23
22 Apr 2011, 18:23
Forum: LRRcast
Topic: LRRcast for The First Wonder
Replies: 31
Views: 2195

Re: LRRcast for The First Wonder

In response to Paul taking over Mexico: You have to get the complete North America, because then you get five extra men at the beginning of every turn!
by VanHelsing23
01 Apr 2011, 23:47
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Current Musical Obsession!
Replies: 551
Views: 33738

Re: Current Musical Obsession!

Thanks all for the suggestions; The Gray Album has never left my mp3-player. I just remembered that team9 exist (collective nouns are for suckers), so that should occupy me for a while.
by VanHelsing23
31 Mar 2011, 23:35
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Current Musical Obsession!
Replies: 551
Views: 33738

Re: Current Musical Obsession!

This seems like a better place to ask than than the Favorite Song thread: Can anyone recommend any really well done mashups? I'm always in the market.
by VanHelsing23
28 Mar 2011, 16:35
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Aircraft carrier for sale
Replies: 26
Views: 713

Re: Aircraft carrier for sale

Yes! Now we can be one step closer to Snow Crash!
by VanHelsing23
22 Jan 2011, 18:03
Forum: Video Games
Topic: Games that make the philosophical side of my brain hurt...
Replies: 41
Views: 1563

Re: Games that make the philosophical side of my brain hurt...

Sieg Reyu wrote:Not so much an ethics or philosophy question, but more of a logic problem.

What is the deal with the pokedex?


http://www.vgcats.com/super/?strip_id=10
by VanHelsing23
15 Jan 2011, 22:03
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dogs; dictator's eternal enemy
Replies: 1
Views: 172

Re: Dogs; dictator's eternal enemy

Speaking of Nazis, the apostrophe should always be placed after the 'S' in a plural-possessive noun.

I kid, I kid(not really).
by VanHelsing23
23 Dec 2010, 08:36
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Because you like to laugh.
Replies: 18
Views: 497

Re: Because you like to laugh.

9 reminds me of the description of the Vogon ships in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy:

Douglas Adams wrote:The ships hung in the sky in much the same way that bricks don't.
by VanHelsing23
24 Oct 2010, 22:56
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Any book ideas floating around?
Replies: 54
Views: 1700

Re: Any book ideas floating around?

I once started work on a novel about a group of Americans and ex-pats living in New York who decide to found a sovereign state on an unclaimed island in the South-Pacific as a haven to political refugees who are denied asylum in western countries (in a similar vein to Neal Stephenson's Cryptonomicon...

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