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THE_JOKER
08-13-2012, 01:54 AM
Twinkie!....the food of Sin.

Spoon37
08-13-2012, 03:25 AM
Don't forget that if you combine windows ce, windows me and windows nt you get the best os ever. :D

Windows Cement? :lol:

I have not tried this "twinkie" of which you speak... :thinking: I suspect it will not be good for my low carb diet though :(

:banana:

Lee
08-13-2012, 05:20 AM
19 left. Bought two boxes for $5 ^_^

The Stray Cat
08-13-2012, 07:47 AM
19 left. Bought two boxes for $5 ^_^

That sounds about right Lee, $5 for two boxes. Joker finished his in a weekend so how long you going to make yours last?:rofl: You need to bring one home to mail to Spoony!

Ragnarok
08-13-2012, 08:45 AM
Windows Cement? :lol:
That's what I thought. :confused:

I have not tried this "twinkie" of which you speak... :thinking: WHAT?!? :facepalm: Another English Englander deprived of one of the fundamental parts of America's major food groups. :nono: Over here, water is a vegetable. :lol:

I suspect it will not be good for my low carb diet though :(

:banana:
Nope. But if you're on a high-carb diet, it'll fit right in. :lol:

That sounds about right Lee, $5 for two boxes. Joker finished his in a weekend so how long you going to make yours last?:rofl: You need to bring one home to mail to Spoony!

They're almost that much for just one box up here. <_< A "deal" is two for $7.

Lee
08-13-2012, 09:18 AM
Going home tomorrow :(

I am finally going to sort my car insurance, and I think we're getting a cat or two soon so that's good



Not all bad ^_^

Edit: do airports sell Twinkies?

Ragnarok
08-13-2012, 02:59 PM
They might sell Twinkies. It depends on if you can sneak an improvised explosion into one. If one could, then you're probably limited to stale pretzels and Corn Nuts that expired during the Reagan administration. Seriously, though, keep an eye out.

By the way, I went to the store on the way to work this morning. A package of Twinkies and all other Hostess-made snacks are $4.69 for a box of 12. So that's almost twice what you paid for yours. <_<

Really, do they not sell Twinkies or anything like them in the UK?

The Stray Cat
08-13-2012, 03:04 PM
The only real Hostess style thing they have according to Joker and Ian is a moon pie and they are nowhere near as good as ours over here!

I seriously cannot believe they are releasing a Red Dawn remake where we get attacked by North Koreans, WTF? The original, released during the Cold War days, I fully understand since we were being attacked by the Ruskies, but come on, the North Koreans, where the hell are the Hollywood writers?

Ragnarok
08-13-2012, 03:13 PM
It was originally filmed to be China, but thanks to chicken-hearted, pants-wetting politically correct (and speculatively incorrect) execs who wanted this to be actually viewed in China, they employed some heavy-handed VFX to change it to China's puppet nation, the Norks. At least that's what I remember reading.

Norf Kuh-reauh does have the second or third largest army on the planet, and given the right resources, it could theoretically pull something like this off. It would require two things: one, a pacifist US government caught up in a narcissistic spate of self-loathing, too worried about how "the world" views it, and would therefore actively disarm itself and do nothing to protect itself from new threats (this has been happening for the last 3.5 years); and, two, a nation in economic and moral collapse (this is coming if the right combination of misfortunes fall into place). In simpler terms, a country weak and unable to defend itself through design and circumstance.

The Stray Cat
08-13-2012, 03:26 PM
I agree with what you're saying Rag, 100% but this isn't Russia, and this isn't the Cold War where we and them were the ultimate powers in the world, military wise anyway. My biggest problem, aside from Hollywood's lack of originality, is that NK is just crazy enough to get peeved off enough to actually follow through with it.

Ragnarok
08-13-2012, 07:36 PM
Totally on the unoriginality. How many remakes, "reboots," and retreads do we really need? I can't wait until I hear from someone, "Well, it's about time we remade The Adventures of Buckaroo Bonzai Across the 8th Dimension."

So far the only sequel I'm really behind is the third Bill and Ted.

Ragnarok
08-13-2012, 09:13 PM
And before I forget, after this year's Opening Closemonies, in commemoration all of the great Olympians from the US of A, here's the National Anthem performed by SNL Alum Maya Rudolph…

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


BTW, the parody is snarking on the collective botching of our anthem by "celebrity" performers, not the anthem itself. Dooo-wut!

The Stray Cat
08-13-2012, 10:00 PM
It's absolutely pathetic how many of our celebrities that so many of our citizens idolize have no idea of the words to our national anthem.

I understand nervousness and all that, I sand the anthem a couple of times for big games at my high school back in the day, but still that's one of those songs that the words should just flow out of your brain like the alphabet song.

THE_JOKER
08-14-2012, 02:44 AM
Oooooooh saaaay can you seeeeeee, byyyyyyy the dawns eaaaarly liiiight.

I kid.

Though I know more of the USA anthem, than I do of my own for some reason?!?!.......Traitor!.

Ian
08-14-2012, 04:17 AM
Oooooooh saaaay can you seeeeeee, byyyyyyy the dawns eaaaarly liiiight.

I kid.

Though I know more of the USA anthem, than I do of my own for some reason?!?!.......Traitor!.

Same here! I think it's to do with the films we all watch? I don't have a clue what ours is.

Ragnarok
08-14-2012, 08:43 AM
Through thuh…buh-naaht!

You're right, Ed. It's outright offensive when the people who are singing it, ones with the highest expectation to know the lyrics, in fact don't know it. They don't rehearse or prepare, and then soundly :censor: it up when they're in front of millions of people. They flub it, they write it on their hands, or they just screech something, grab their fetid crotch, and spit on the ground.

You guys in the UK, I think that we have a variation of your national anthem with different lyrics which is sung as more of a hymn over here, and we call it America the Beautiful. "My Country, 'Tis of Thee," are the first words in our version. I apologize that I don't remember how the UK anthem words go. Where we sing, "Let freedom ring," the words to your anthem is, I think, "God save the King" - or Queen, depending on who is on the throne. It is a beautiful song, though.

Ragnarok
08-14-2012, 09:23 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7soAZ7d-qnk

The Stray Cat
08-14-2012, 09:37 AM
Didn't the Sex Pistols sing that song? "God Save the Queen!" :lol:

Seriously the song America the Beautiful can be a very wonderful song if done correctly.

UK_Andy
08-14-2012, 09:50 AM
Same here! I think it's to do with the films we all watch? I don't have a clue what ours is.

Just for you Ian

God save our gracious Queen,
Long live our noble Queen,
God save the Queen!
Send her victorious,
Happy and glorious,
Long to reign over us,
God save the Queen!

O lord God arise,
Scatter our enemies,
And make them fall!
Confound their knavish tricks,
Confuse their politics,
On you our hopes we fix,
God save the Queen!

Not in this land alone,
But be God's mercies known,
From shore to shore!
Lord make the nations see,
That men should brothers be,
And form one family,
The wide world ov'er

From every latent foe,
From the assasins blow,
God save the Queen!
O'er her thine arm extend,
For Britain's sake defend,
Our mother, prince, and friend,
God save the Queen!

Thy choicest gifts in store,
On her be pleased to pour,
Long may she reign!
May she defend our laws,
And ever give us cause,
To sing with heart and voice,
God save the Queen!

THE_JOKER
08-14-2012, 10:44 AM
Just for you Ian



Thy choicest gifts in store,
On her be pleased to pour,
Long may she reign!
May she defend our laws,
And ever give us cause,
To sing with heart and voice,
God save the Queen!



Blatant plug there for the Royal gift shop.

UK_Andy
08-14-2012, 11:07 AM
If you read through it, its nice that it tells of how we (the UK) stomped our way around the world converting everyone in our path

Ragnarok
08-14-2012, 02:53 PM
I hope I don't sound smug or condescending, but I gotta say that our version is better.

THE_JOKER
08-15-2012, 03:31 AM
Everyone is entitled to their own opinion Rag.





Even if it is smug and condescending...









I joke!! :lol:

Ragnarok
08-15-2012, 08:50 AM
Everyone is entitled to their own opinion Rag.


Even if it is smug and condescending...


:lolbeat: :chug:

http://thechive.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/cat-saturday-203.jpg?w=500

The Stray Cat
08-15-2012, 08:54 AM
I bet that lady doesn't worry about getting car-jacked!:)

Ragnarok
08-15-2012, 09:08 AM
Going to have a morning that I'm not too thrilled about. I have to overturn 6 full 60Gal trash barrels…in the hopes of finding a lost pair of glasses. I will be the most surprised man on this planet if I find them in there. They're not mine, either. My dad lost his work glasses sometime over the weekend, so that's where I get to look next.

Definitely not the worst way to spend my time, but I'm not looking forward to it at all.

admiral052
08-15-2012, 09:10 AM
It reminds me of those trunk monkey commercials that hit the tube a few years ago. Anyone see those?

The Stray Cat
08-15-2012, 10:06 AM
Going to have a morning that I'm not too thrilled about. I have to overturn 6 full 60Gal trash barrels…in the hopes of finding a lost pair of glasses. I will be the most surprised man on this planet if I find them in there. They're not mine, either. My dad lost his work glasses sometime over the weekend, so that's where I get to look next.

Definitely not the worst way to spend my time, but I'm not looking forward to it at all.

Rag could be worse, could be full of wrotting food and a 100* outside while you empty them looking for glasses!

@admiral, I don't recall any of those commercials.

FunkyHunk
08-15-2012, 10:14 AM
It reminds me of those trunk monkey commercials that hit the tube a few years ago. Anyone see those?


Yep, those were hilarious :)

Ragnarok
08-15-2012, 02:55 PM
Rag could be worse, could be full of wrotting food and a 100* outside while you empty them looking for glasses!
These are trash barrels at the shop, so nothing rotting in them. Just wood chips, dust, lumber and plywood scraps, and pop cans. Didn't find anything. :confused:

@admiral, I don't recall any of those commercials.
I know I never saw 'em.

Ragnarok
08-15-2012, 10:15 PM
Still no findey. :nono:

Think I'm picking up some kind of bug. Been having a lot of upper-respiratory irritation, serious adenoid and tonsil swellage, and a lot of dizziness. Goin' to bed early. (It's 8:15 here. :lol:)

Oh, I did find some very, VERY old decals. They're from the Parma 1991 Bigfoot 4 body. Only missing one decal from the entire sheet. I'll post a pic tomorrow night. For now, I'm hitting the hay.

Spoon37
08-16-2012, 01:55 AM
Good night Rag! Hope the throat/respiratory problem is nothing serious :nice:

Good morning everyone else :lol:

:banana:

THE_JOKER
08-16-2012, 02:50 AM
Rag....respiratory thing from the dust bins maybe?.

And has your pops checked his head for the glasses? lol, I remember a woman at my old work place would always lose her glasses "Steve, have you seen my glasses?"......."Aie, they on your head Karen" lol.

Lee
08-16-2012, 06:04 AM
Just collected my exam results, 2 c's and a D, pretty good improvement from the U's I got in january :lol:
Happy now, even though I was going for my apprenticeship anyway, I know I had the option to walk back into school seeing as my grades were ok. The grades don't affect my apprenticeship, so I'm deffo in on that and start next Friday :nice:

Oh, and when I got back I also returned to an apprenticeship offer from jaguar land rover haha

Spoon37
08-16-2012, 06:55 AM
Congrats Lee :nice:

:banana:

FunkyHunk
08-16-2012, 06:59 AM
@admiral, I don't recall any of those commercials.

I know I never saw 'em.

Here you go, a compilation of the commercials:

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

Ragnarok
08-16-2012, 09:09 AM
Good night Rag! Hope the throat/respiratory problem is nothing serious :nice:
I'm somewhat of a hermit (not entirely by choice), so the only time I regularly go out in public is to head to the store for groceries. There's always some chain-hacking, loogie-horking Typhoid Mary spreading their cooties in the aisles, so I'm sure whatever I've picked up came from there. Off it p¡sses me.

Rag....respiratory thing from the dust bins maybe?.
Naw, this has been building for the last several days. My lymph nodes don't swell up because I've inhaled a bunch of maple dust.

And has your pops checked his head for the glasses? lol, I remember a woman at my old work place would always lose her glasses "Steve, have you seen my glasses?"......."Aie, they on your head Karen" lol.
:lol: He usually packs his glasses in a front shirt pocket, actually. Unfortunately, it's now a case of having to get new glasses.

Just collected my exam results, 2 c's and a D, pretty good improvement from the U's I got in january :lol:
Happy now, even though I was going for my apprenticeship anyway, I know I had the option to walk back into school seeing as my grades were ok. The grades don't affect my apprenticeship, so I'm deffo in on that and start next Friday :nice:
Gyahh. You guys in England and your weird stuff, like driving on the wrong side of the road, and adding extraneous "u"s to words like "colour" and "favourite" and "rumour" and "Fourd", and adding bizarre organ ("ourgan"?) meat to perfectly good pies, and the Ministry of Food that refuses to import Twinkies, Ho-Hos and Ding-Dongs, that thing called "The Spice Girls…" And now this grades thing. :lol: I take it Cs and Ds are good? I apologize for not being up on you guyses grading system. :angel: Stateside, a C is average, and a D is one step away from failing, and I know that's not the case in your grades - otherwise you wouldn't be pleased about it. :lol:

Oh, and when I got back I also returned to an apprenticeship offer from jaguar land rover hahaSweet. :chug:

Here you go, a compilation of the commercials:

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

I'll have to watch it during my lunch break. :nice:

The Stray Cat
08-16-2012, 09:35 AM
Rag, I was thinking the same thing in reading Lee's post about being happy with Ds and Cs!

pardonmyn00b
08-16-2012, 10:21 AM
Is U short for unsatisfactory?

THE_JOKER
08-16-2012, 10:26 AM
I thought U was short for UU?

Ragnarok
08-16-2012, 08:47 PM
Double-u.

Ragnarok
08-16-2012, 11:12 PM
Okay, movie trailer time…

Arnold's first proper movie since running California (into the ground). The Last Stand. He's better at this.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LTB-gbC4gkY


On the downside, it has Johnny Noxville. :nono: On the upside, Peter Stomare (Chocolat, Minority Report, a small part in Nacho Libre, and the guy from VW's "Unpimp ze Auto" ad campaign) is in it, so maybe it'll balance out. :lol:

And Stallone's first non-Expendables related film, Bullet to the Head. Also stars Christian "Am I Jack Nicholson or am I Kevin Costner" Slater and the new Conan.

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


So far, I'm liking the looks of Arnold's new flick more than Sly's. Only speaking for myself, but the appeal of the vengeance sub-genre of action films is completely lost on me. However, Sly n' Arnold's next movie together, The Tomb, could be pretty cool based on the early synopsis.

THE_JOKER
08-17-2012, 02:01 AM
Will watch them both :excited:

I need more films to watch....moooooooooooooore!

Ian
08-17-2012, 02:23 AM
Damn my pc!! I watched the first trailer ( sort of ).

Computer advice guys, why is it when i watch a youtube vid it stops at 11 second intervals? It's not loading, it just straight fire stops and i have to click it along for it to play another 11 seconds.

Also, i have no sound anymore. I go into control panel, hit sound devices etc and it says i have no devices. That's funny since my surround sounds still plugged into it as it has been for years. The speakers all work ok, just recently after a disc clean up they don't.

Also, none of my photo-bucket tabs work as of last night. I click upload and it brings that page up, but not the upload tab, or when i click on that page to select a folder to save to, that tab doesn't work either. Even the ads don't load on the page.

I'd get a screen shot, but couldn't show it to you if i did. I can't update my thread :( I thought it might have been 'Java' so reinstalled it, but still the same. I'm a computer n00b, all i think is " take it outside and smash it and buy a new one"

Spoon37
08-17-2012, 03:53 AM
Awesome - definetly liking the look of Last Stand more though :chug:

Ian I'm guessing that disk cleanup may have screwed things up, can you try a "system restore" to a date before the cleanup?

should be under start -> programs/all programs -> accessories -> system tools

The smash it an buy a new one method always works but it gets a mite expensive after a few days... I'd suggest trying to fix it with software first :lol:

:banana:

FunkyHunk
08-17-2012, 04:39 AM
Ian: How much space do you have on your C:\windows hard drive? if you have to little, videos will do this.

Ragnarok: Arnold looks like he's had a facelift, he's got that always surprised look to his face.
But I'll probably watch them both anyways :)

The Stray Cat
08-17-2012, 07:20 AM
Ian, I would have to agree with spoon that you might need to a system restore, just choose a point out a few days before the last update. It won't change or alter any files you created, but it will restore your system back to it's state of existence at the restore point. If it is being caused by a virus, restore can sometimes eliminate the virus also, if it is a virus I would recommend staying away from free internet porn. :rofl:

Ragnarok
08-17-2012, 09:02 AM
Will watch them both :excited:

I need more films to watch....moooooooooooooore!
Expendables 2 opens today. The reviews I've read says it's better than the first, in part due to a better bad guy: Jean Claude Van Damme. The Hunger Games hits video today. Some places were open at midnight to sell it to slobberous franchise morlocks because the stores knew these people would bite if given the chance to get the flick before the rest of the world woke up. In truth, I'll be the local Fred Meyers had about eight people. :lol: I was working at Toys R Us when Hasbro launched the first wave of SW Ep 1 toys hit (May 1st, 1999) and it was open at midnight. From what I heard there was only about a dozen people, but one guy (who allegedly has the largest SW collection in the state - and is a certifiable sphincter face) was in and out of there about a dozen times. :crazy:

Damn my pc!! I watched the first trailer ( sort of ).

Computer advice guys, why is it when i watch a youtube vid it stops at 11 second intervals? It's not loading, it just straight fire stops and i have to click it along for it to play another 11 seconds.

Also, i have no sound anymore. I go into control panel, hit sound devices etc and it says i have no devices. That's funny since my surround sounds still plugged into it as it has been for years. The speakers all work ok, just recently after a disc clean up they don't.

Also, none of my photo-bucket tabs work as of last night. I click upload and it brings that page up, but not the upload tab, or when i click on that page to select a folder to save to, that tab doesn't work either. Even the ads don't load on the page.

I'd get a screen shot, but couldn't show it to you if i did. I can't update my thread :( I thought it might have been 'Java' so reinstalled it, but still the same. I'm a computer n00b, all i think is " take it outside and smash it and buy a new one"

It sounds like a Java problem, but as to what's causing that problem? I'm the last person to give PC advice. I know Spoon, Funky and Ed are infinitely more qualified, so I ain't saying nuthin'.

Ragnarok: Arnold looks like he's had a facelift, he's got that always surprised look to his face.
But I'll probably watch them both anyways :)

Arnie's a creature of Hollywood. He's probably on his tenth face lift. :lol: In fact he's almost at that stage where if they lift any more he'll be wearing his wang for a necktie. :blink:

The Stray Cat
08-17-2012, 09:13 AM
I would love to go see the Expendables this weekend, however due to my lack of love for nearly any person ages 14-19 I will have to wait until a few weeks from now or until the DVD (BluRay) release. I completely enjoyed the first one as a totally blow sh*t up action flick!

The new Sly and Arnie flicks are all looking good especially their joint venture.

Ragnarok
08-17-2012, 02:15 PM
There definitely needs to be a law against teenagers. :nono:

The Stray Cat
08-17-2012, 02:33 PM
There are some places now that are banning teens from certain theatres at specific show times, along with escorting people out of the theatre for using their cell phones.

Lee
08-17-2012, 05:04 PM
Well, if that's how you guys feel about me I guess I'll leave...

*sad music*

:(

Ragnarok
08-17-2012, 07:01 PM
I thought you were 20. :blink: :poke: Of course you don't have to go. You're not the typical whiney, loudmouth, oversexed, asspain malcontent narcissist brat that makes anyone over the age of 25 twitch with rage and the desire to find a large caliber firearm.

HyperMark
08-17-2012, 08:09 PM
I just heard on the radio, that a guy driving in Norway swerved to miss a Moose and hit a Bear.
What are the odds on that happening?

The Stray Cat
08-17-2012, 08:10 PM
Lee I doubt you act like the spoiled teens that frequent any good movie in the states on their mama's dime.

Ragnarok
08-17-2012, 10:23 PM
I just heard on the radio, that a guy driving in Norway swerved to miss a Moose and hit a Bear.
What are the odds on that happening?
Well, the only way I think that would be possible would be that the bear was chasing the moose across the road. :blink:

Lee I doubt you act like the spoiled teens that frequent any good movie in the states on their mama's dime.
This. You've proven that you're industrious, studious and responsible, none of which are words I'd use to describe 90% of the "yoots" today.

Lee
08-18-2012, 01:10 AM
I don't even go to the cinema so you're safe there :lol:


Also, after consideration, how much better would Twinkies be if they were filled with ice cream... Might put some in the fridge to simulate that actually... :drool:

BADMUTHATrUCKER
08-18-2012, 01:47 AM
I just heard on the radio, that a guy driving in Norway swerved to miss a Moose and hit a Bear.
What are the odds on that happening?

Depends on what was going on before he got there....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B6grEZ-X4nc

Oggy
08-18-2012, 03:44 AM
http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt358/bigoggy/855F9305-0DDD-401A-BC6E-412B4BAD3497-2971-000008FEE64E5C83.jpg

http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt358/bigoggy/0A24E676-03D2-49AD-9E63-52E157FA500A-2971-0000099AC38486BD.jpg

http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt358/bigoggy/9EFA29E6-DD74-4F40-B2B5-80D7FAA04DD8-2971-000008FED9BB1E8E.jpg

http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt358/bigoggy/97093082-F930-4C35-8182-9A418B7ED805-2971-000008FEF00FB832.jpg

http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt358/bigoggy/CD48DC94-AF01-4991-AB48-CD586FBDDF59-2971-000008FECBBAF683.jpg

BADMUTHATrUCKER
08-18-2012, 04:51 AM
Bunny

THE_JOKER
08-18-2012, 06:20 AM
Rabbit

Ragnarok
08-18-2012, 10:05 AM
Rabbits are really neat. We have a couple of domestic rabbits-gone-feral (bunnies gone wild?) that have taken up residence around our shop. I've only seen one of them about three times, but according to our landlady, who was doing some groundskeeping around the building a couple of weeks ago, we have two. Found out from someone that lives near there that it was an escaped pet that still hangs around the area.

Most of them that get loose are because of the Russian and Ukrainian folks up here. They raise them like chickens (for the same purpose) and they always lose a bunch through jail breaks by way of inattentive kids or poorly built pens. A couple of years ago we had some hand-wringing bed wetters that wrote in to the local newspaper, panicking that we had a rabbit infestation. A plague of rabbits, I tells ya! Since they're always of the "won't somebody, please, think of the children?!?" mindset, to them it was another sign of the impending apocalyptic. The only logic I can even begin to understand they were panicking about possible diseases that could be spread to pets, and then onto "da childrens," which we're supposed to always be worried about. :rolleyes: Rabbits tend to take care of themselves. They build up a big population, and then entropy does its work in the form of disease, unsustainable food demands, or the occasional dog/car, and then once more there is balance to The Force. That summer, I saw a small warren take up residence in the yard of an apartment building, which I thought was actually kinda cool, but I haven't seen any there since then.

THE_JOKER
08-18-2012, 10:49 AM
When Rabbits attack:




http://www.scenicreflections.com/files/Kung_Fu_Rabbit_Wallpaper_weuy.jpg







Random ones:




http://i.chzbgr.com/completestore/2011/4/26/7275ce7b-4c47-445b-94f4-0d26765dc6d7.jpg

http://i.chzbgr.com/completestore/2011/4/26/3d99a87a-7d18-4a39-8c99-28d4f4a04d24.jpg

Ragnarok
08-18-2012, 12:00 PM
Rabbits actually can be dangerous. Just ask Jimmy Carter. :lolbeat: (Maybe too obscure. Look it up. :nice:)


Also, after consideration, how much better would Twinkies be if they were filled with ice cream... Might put some in the fridge to simulate that actually... :drool:
I'm not sure the filling will set up. I've never tried it, so I really can't say what will or won't work. I do know that they are frozen…when they are to be…deep…fried! I have no clue what that is like. I imagine it's either one of the worst ideas next to earwax-flavored jelly beans (which, I've heard, is actually a thing), or it's the most insanely dangerous instrument of culinary hedonism ever devised.

Lee
08-18-2012, 03:36 PM
I'd imagine it would taste like a corn dog... The outer bit anyway.

Spoon37
08-20-2012, 03:18 AM
freezing prior to deep frying is so that is doesnt burn or melt too much during deep frying. much like the scottish idea of battered & deep fried mars bars... as if regular mars bars werent fattening enough :lol:

:banana:

Lee
08-20-2012, 04:12 AM
Haven't had a mars bar in ages, might treat myself later

The Stray Cat
08-20-2012, 07:25 AM
I was going to try a deep fried Twinkie at the county fair a couple weeks back, but after a huge plate of curly fries, a cheese burger, a chicken BBQ, and half a piece of pizza, there wasn't any room!

HyperMark
08-20-2012, 08:48 AM
You can get deep fried Mars bars from the fish & chip shop here in Perth to.

THE_JOKER
08-20-2012, 09:02 AM
I was going to try a deep fried Twinkie at the county fair a couple weeks back, but after a huge plate of curly fries, a cheese burger, a chicken BBQ, and half a piece of pizza, there wasn't any room!

There's always room for a Twinkie!.

The Stray Cat
08-20-2012, 09:22 AM
There's always room for a Twinkie!.

I normally would agree but after eating everything I just lised in less than an hour, I would've popped had I attempted it!:lol:

Ragnarok
08-20-2012, 09:30 AM
Holy crap, dude! :lol: During the course of a day I can see, but an hour? I can definitely see why you forgot the Twinkies.

THE_JOKER
08-20-2012, 09:32 AM
Force yourself Ed, force yourself!! :lol:

Ragnarok
08-20-2012, 09:34 AM
Now there's new meaning to The Force if I ever saw one. :blink:

The Stray Cat
08-20-2012, 09:42 AM
HAHA! I only go to the county fair once a year Rag, so I tend to get everything I love of fair food in as quickly as possible. After that I waited for about two hours then got a medium pizza sized piece of fried dough. Needless to say I had my weekly calorie count in that day, so I didn't eat much fro three days afterwards!:rofl:

Ragnarok
08-20-2012, 09:56 AM
I haven't been to the Alaska State Fair in about 20 years. It's such a riot of people and I have such trouble with my feet/knees that I never feel its worth the time. My other siblings all try to go to it at least once a year. My younger bro got to meet and shake hands with Bob Chandler the final year Bigfoot came up. (I couldn't tell you what year that was, but it was probably within the last ten or 12 years.)

I saw Bigfoot "in person" in 1985. It was the only monster truck at an indoor truck and tractor pull at the Sullivan Arena. It was called "Power Pull '85." What delighted me was it was BF1, not BF3 or 4 as they had shown in the promos on TV. (I would'a gone anyway, but I always preferred BF1.) It was a shocker to me because they'd changed a lot of the truck's appearance relative to what I had seen in print. Later I found out it had come up to AK not too long after it's big hill climb thing at Big Eliminator where it had been given a bigger engine with three carbs and different rollbar. Jim Cramer was the one driving it.

I never got to see the BF trucks that came up for the State Fairs in the 90s because we never had the time.

The Stray Cat
08-20-2012, 10:23 AM
I have only been to the NYS fair once. It's in Syracuse, NY which like you said is just a huge mass of people. In the three surrounding counties where I live each of them hold a smaller scale county fair, still good stuff, but it's on a much smaller scale and the one I go to is all rednecks so the people aren't as annoying as the city folks who are always in a hurry and seem to think they are more important than anyone else!

Lee
08-20-2012, 11:12 AM
I saw Bigfoot "in person" in 1985. It was the only monster truck at an indoor truck and tractor pull at the Sullivan Arena. It was called "Power Pull '85." What delighted me was it was BF1, not BF3 or 4 as they had shown in the promos on TV. (I would'a gone anyway, but I always preferred BF1.) It was a shocker to me because they'd changed a lot of the truck's appearance relative to what I had seen in print. Later I found out it had come up to AK not too long after it's big hill climb thing at Big Eliminator where it had been given a bigger engine with three carbs and different rollbar. Jim Cramer was the one driving it.

I never got to see the BF trucks that came up for the State Fairs in the 90s because we never had the time.

I saw Bigfoot 7 in Kissimmee, by where we stayed in Florida. It's parked in one of them small theme parks where none of the rides look/sound safe...

Anyway, I stood under it. The axle pumpkin was in my face, and I'm 6'5. Awesome truck.

sk8te-penguin
08-20-2012, 03:05 PM
Life is too short to take seriOHMYGOD SHINEY THINGS

Lee
08-20-2012, 03:40 PM
Life is too short to take seriOHMYGOD SHINEY THINGS

Cool story bro

Ragnarok
08-20-2012, 03:55 PM
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Ian
08-20-2012, 04:37 PM
Sorry to butt in here, again. I'm not sure if it's been talked about, but we watched Battleship tonight and i thought it was a heck of a film. Some nice moments in that film! Some nice messages too. I can't really say a lot in case someone hasn't seen it yet, but it's well worth a watch. I watched it on Sky box office because i was sick of waiting for the DVD i pre-ordered on the 7th to arrive.

Gripe:

Is anyone else fed up with film producers adding clips at the end of the rolling credits? My thought goes out to the people that get up and leave the cinemas and don't get to see the end bit. Or the people that turn off there DVD players because there not wise to these clips. Every movie i watch now, i always fast forward the credits for an end clip and, 99% of the time there is one.

THE_JOKER
08-20-2012, 05:20 PM
It's to force you to watch though the credits in the cinema.

They want you to know.....KNOW DAMMIT!!!......that "Sergi vik vanuchka" did the sound testing.

And that "Chin chow fein" did the catering.

HyperMark
08-20-2012, 08:14 PM
I enjoyed Battleship to. I thought the aliens were very believable.
But I turned it off when the credits started. Now I'll have to go check for an end clip when I get home from work.
The only movies I really watch through the credits are Jacky Chan films.

Ragnarok
08-20-2012, 09:14 PM
Sorry to butt in here, again. I'm not sure if it's been talked about, but we watched Battleship tonight and i thought it was a heck of a film. Some nice moments in that film! Some nice messages too. I can't really say a lot in case someone hasn't seen it yet, but it's well worth a watch. I watched it on Sky box office because i was sick of waiting for the DVD i pre-ordered on the 7th to arrive.

Gripe:

Is anyone else fed up with film producers adding clips at the end of the rolling credits? My thought goes out to the people that get up and leave the cinemas and don't get to see the end bit. Or the people that turn off there DVD players because there not wise to these clips. Every movie i watch now, i always fast forward the credits for an end clip and, 99% of the time there is one.

I've thought about watching it, but I know that Rhianna's in the flick, so probably no watch for me. My dislike for her can be equated to slipping on a frozen puddle on your bicycle from about 10MPH, landing on the palms of your hands (I actually did this once), and then picking out the little bits of gravel and rock from the wounds with the end of a dull pair of scissors rinsed off with lemon juice concentrate. :nice: She's an empty vessel and I can't understand her appeal. The only way that casting could be worse is if they gave the job to recent graduate of The School for Professional Stutterers, Erratic Blinkers and Home Wreckers, Ms. Kristen Stewart. :nono:

It's to force you to watch though the credits in the cinema.

They want you to know.....KNOW DAMMIT!!!......that "Sergi vik vanuchka" did the sound testing.

And that "Chin chow fein" did the catering.
Definitely this. The myriad components of the movie industry is so unionized that movies HAVE to give credit to someone that picked up some bolts they happened to find on the ground, and carried them to the other end of the set or there's hell to pay.

(So many movies have epilogues, too.)

I enjoyed Battleship to. I thought the aliens were very believable.
But I turned it off when the credits started. Now I'll have to go check for an end clip when I get home from work.
The only movies I really watch through the credits are Jacky Chan films.
With Jackie Chan movies the outtakes and stuff are like bonuses. I always liked Legend of Drunken Master. Jackie's step-mom was hilarious. :lol: Nowadays, these little end credits interruptions are either plot hole-fillers or teasers for the next installment.

Spoon37
08-21-2012, 05:14 AM
Wow they made a film about the co-ordinate based game of battleships? :lolbeat:

:banana:

THE_JOKER
08-21-2012, 07:12 AM
You sunk my battleship!.

The Stray Cat
08-21-2012, 07:54 AM
Staying on topic, I like the movies that have the out takes in the credits, it's often funny stuff. As far as waiting to the end of the credits for a little extra movie tidbit was something John Hughes did on many of his films from the 80s, go back and watch some, Planes Trains and Automobiles and others have this, we just never paid attention back then to it.

THE_JOKER
08-21-2012, 08:41 AM
Staying on topic

How dare you use that word in here!.

Ragnarok
08-21-2012, 09:04 AM
You offed my topicship! :facepalm:

The Stray Cat
08-21-2012, 09:26 AM
Yes, your topicship has been officially offed!

Who likes the circus?

THE_JOKER
08-21-2012, 11:04 AM
That some sort of Joke aimed at clowns?



lol, never been to one. Was one in a field a couple miles from me last year but I never went to it....seen the large tents etc mind.

The Stray Cat
08-21-2012, 11:57 AM
Took the kids ot one on Saturday! It was pretty cool. I got brought out into the main circle and had to dance with the clowns! My kids thought it was the funniest thing ever. Especially considering I go about 265lbs and stand smidge over 6' tall, both clowns were about 5'2" and about 120lbs. It was still a good time, some acrobatic stuff!

THE_JOKER
08-21-2012, 01:39 PM
:lol:

I would have dragged you in, an had you do the flaming hoop trick.

The Stray Cat
08-21-2012, 01:53 PM
:lol:

I would have dragged you in, an had you do the flaming hoop trick.

I danced with the clowns and then we spun plastic plates on umbrellas and they spun a plate on a toilet plunger stuck on top of my head!:rofl:

THE_JOKER
08-21-2012, 02:06 PM
lol, hope it was a new plunger.

Ragnarok
08-21-2012, 09:33 PM
I ain't done been gone to no circus, neither.

Ragnarok
08-21-2012, 10:22 PM
I'm building me a new fingerjoint jig from scratch tomorrow. Not sure if :excited: or :facepalm:

I've been using a commercial one made of solid aluminum since 2006, which is pretty nice. It has all sorts of adjustments and it's very high quality. The bad is there's one parameter that I cannot fix - I can't get it 90° from the tablesaw surface. It leans back just a little bit, like about 1.5° to 2°, which makes for imprecise joints that I've been fighting since I started using the thing. Shimming it from the tablesaw miter doesn't straighten it up - it just pushes it out.

So…the only solution is to build one from zero that doesn't use a miter at all. First thing I do is draw it, and then build it. Might take pictures, might not. It depends on if I want to let my fixture design become "public." It may not be that big of an issue.

THE_JOKER
08-22-2012, 02:51 AM
I'm building me a new fingerjoint jig from scratch tomorrow. Not sure if :excited: or :facepalm:

I've been using a commercial one made of solid aluminum since 2006, which is pretty nice. It has all sorts of adjustments and it's very high quality. The bad is there's one parameter that I cannot fix - I can't get it 90° from the tablesaw surface. It leans back just a little bit, like about 1.5° to 2°, which makes for imprecise joints that I've been fighting since I started using the thing. Shimming it from the tablesaw miter doesn't straighten it up - it just pushes it out.

So…the only solution is to build one from zero that doesn't use a miter at all. First thing I do is draw it, and then build it. Might take pictures, might not. It depends on if I want to let my fixture design become "public." It may not be that big of an issue.


:worthless:



lol, I kid. Though I would like to see pics of what you come up with!, your choice though. Design leaking thing is understandable.

Spoon37
08-22-2012, 03:38 AM
So the "Topic" right... something about Rangerboy's mom wasnt it? :thinking:

Anyhoo moving swiftly on... I need to fix the shower, the adjustable cup thing that holds the shower head and determines the angle of it according to how it is adjusted has cracked...leading to the shower hear falling off and usually striking me in the middle of my back. problem is any fix need to be: safe, waterproof, not suffer from heat expansion too badly and ideally be both quick and easy to make.

Darn.

:lol:

The Stray Cat
08-22-2012, 07:15 AM
Shoe Goo!

HyperMark
08-22-2012, 09:01 AM
Duct tape?

Ragnarok
08-22-2012, 09:18 AM
:worthless:



lol, I kid. Though I would like to see pics of what you come up with!, your choice though. Design leaking thing is understandable.

Naw, I'll probably take pics of it. I'm not going to post explicit dimensions or any Area-51 type building techniques ('cause there won't be any :lol:).

So the "Topic" right... something about Rangerboy's mom wasnt it? :thinking:
I thought it was Bronco's mom. :confused:

Anyhoo moving swiftly on... I need to fix the shower, the adjustable cup thing that holds the shower head and determines the angle of it according to how it is adjusted has cracked...leading to the shower hear falling off and usually striking me in the middle of my back. problem is any fix need to be: safe, waterproof, not suffer from heat expansion too badly and ideally be both quick and easy to make.

Darn.

:lol:

First, make sure you're in the shower with a large pipe wrench and no shoes. Next, with great care and accuracy…beat the ever-loving crap out of the existing fixture until it falls off under its own weight. Make sure the fixture hits your big toe, preferably right on the end of the toenail so that it emphasizes its impact for full effect. If it breaks the nail and you're bleeding, this is simply extra credit.

At this point, you should be experiencing a great deal of discomfort. Make sure to curse and swear loud enough the neighbors think a bunch of intoxicated Royal Navymen are in the area and they've run into a crowd of pikers.

Once the previous steps are complete, you'll now have spent about twenty minutes bandaging your mangled foot with an oversized fluffy towel that makes you look like you stepped in the world's largest marshmallow, which is now too painful to even stand on. You'll need to rent a wheelchair with a foot brace, roll on into a home improvement store, bother one of the orange-smock-wearing toolboxes whose entire face is a hardware department and doesn't know a shower head from their elbow where their bathroom fixtures are. They'll send you to the garden department by mistake. Then you get yourself a very large tilling rake - make sure it's sharp - and use it like an oar to propel yourself down the aisle back to the "helpful person" that guided you to the wrong department. With a deliberate amount of force, use your newly-acquired rake as a cowcatcher when you plow into the sales associate's skinny butt that has been toned by months of constant standing around and not helping people, screaming, "SHOWERHEADS, B1TCH!" Feel free to improvise.

After this short exchange of explaining your situation, they will be glad to direct you to the right product. Upon returning home, simply use the pipe wrench you hammered the old fixture into a wad of chrome-plated modern art to install the shiny new showerhead. This showerhead can then be used to rinse off the sales associate's blood off your brand new rake.

That's about as simple as I can explain it. :nice:


In other news today, I read that mumble-mouthed indie-bimbo Kat Dennings is returning for Thor 2. It's the most significant setback production has suffered so far. :nono:

Ragnarok
08-22-2012, 02:59 PM
Fingerjoint jig progress report: itz teh suck! If I get it completed tonight I'll explain what happened, but the long and short of it now is I get to start over. :facepalm:

THE_JOKER
08-22-2012, 03:34 PM
Daaaaaang.....that's wack yo!.

FunkyHunk
08-22-2012, 04:35 PM
Fo shizzle.

What is a fingerjoint jig?

Ragnarok
08-22-2012, 07:49 PM
Fingerjoints are also known as box joints. It's a type of joinery. They're simpler than dovetails, but work on a similar principle. Dovetails have a certain mechanical advantage in that they can lock up without glue, but they're 10X more difficult to make. (For example, you can't cut them on a tablesaw like you can fingerjoints.) When you factor glued joints, there is no real advantage to dovetails.

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Here's the rig I own now that is super adjustable and incredibly well made. I just can't get it square with the table. Its replaceable chip breaker system is really poorly thought out, too. It requires that you undo your insanely delicate settings to get the nylon strip loosened up and shifted over. I just use a plate of 1/4" MDF between my workpiece and the fixture.

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I didn't get mine done, but I'm probably only two hours away from there. It has lots of "speed holes." :lol:

FunkyHunk
08-22-2012, 08:27 PM
Aha, thanks for the explanation :nice:

I've been doing some carpentry myself these last few weeks.
A friend of mine and I have been insulating my dads garage.
It has been quite the challenge since the garage is crooked in almost every direction, but we'll get there :)

Lee
08-23-2012, 03:55 AM
I overtook a noble m600 yesterday ^_^

Very nice :drool:

he was in a lay-by... But I went past him :lol:

Ragnarok
08-23-2012, 05:02 PM
he was in a lay-by... But I went past him :lol:

:poke: :lol:


Got my fixture done this morning and it totally rocks. 100% accurate right at the get-go. I NEVER get stuff like that right on the first try. The seventh or eighth, maybe. :lol: I didn't take any pics 'cause my phone was full and I didn't bring my real camera. I'll get some shots Monday. :)

THE_JOKER
08-23-2012, 05:24 PM
Groovy! nice job Rag :chug:

Sucks your phone was full, but Monday not far away.

Ian
08-24-2012, 03:49 AM
:nono:

Spoon37
08-24-2012, 04:26 AM
The :spam: is strong today...

Rag thats pretty much how the shower fixing went, except that there is a plumber here atm to fix it properly :lol: Oh and congratulations on the finger joint rig :chug:


:banana:

The Stray Cat
08-24-2012, 07:06 AM
Congrats on the first time success Rag-amuffin!:rofl:

The spam is especially strong the last week! We've banned a lot fo users this week so far!

Lee
08-24-2012, 09:25 AM
Are you admin now then stray cat?

The Stray Cat
08-24-2012, 09:32 AM
Are you admin now then stray cat?

I help mod the forum Lee, I'm more than a dozen members put together! LOL!

Lee
08-24-2012, 09:43 AM
Fair does, well done on the promotion!

Bullitt
08-24-2012, 11:56 AM
Hey all. Its been a while since I have been on or have done anything fun-wise. Work has been crazy busy and by the time I get home, I'm pooped. I am still alive and I will try to poke my head back in from time to time.


Harry

The Stray Cat
08-24-2012, 12:09 PM
Nice to hear from ya Harry! It's been a busy summer for many of us I think. Not so much my work but the kids and the Missus have kept me hopping!

THE_JOKER
08-24-2012, 12:11 PM
He's been one for a while Lee.

He abandoned ship!.

Scurvy dog ye be for such a treacherous act!











Not sure where I was going with that one.

Lee
08-24-2012, 12:43 PM
Found out 2 of the people I'm working with also have mini's this could be fun...

The Stray Cat
08-24-2012, 12:53 PM
Arrrr Matey, ye be walkin' da plank ye keep mutterin yer lips that way.

THE_JOKER
08-24-2012, 12:53 PM
Yeah, lunch breaks you can see who can get in/out fastest.


@Ed----- :lol: good thing I like swimming!

The Stray Cat
08-24-2012, 01:16 PM
Found out 2 of the people I'm working with at BMW also have mini's this could be fun...

Guess you guys don't need a very big employee parking lot then huh?:rofl:

Lee
08-24-2012, 01:40 PM
Nah, Someone else has a Harley Davidson f150 so they had to make it bigger :lol:
There's an awful lot of bmw's there... 12 months time I might have one to play in too :drool:

Ragnarok
08-25-2012, 12:14 AM
Let me preface this video with my personal opinion. I do not expect, nor ask, anyone to share my opinion on this, but here's mine. While there are certain issues I've always had with the Star Wars franchise (ie. the story is far greater than George Lucas' wounded ability to tell it, the worst casting of any movie[s] ever, contrived characters to ensure toy sales into the year 3000AD, etc.), and there really is nothing that I hold to be holy or sacred about the series, ultimately, the core idea at the center of Star Wars is a fundamentally captivating one and is very universal. But it seems that Lucas, the one who has the greatest duty to protect this generation-defining IP, has absolutely no shame in exploiting his own "child," repeatedly and as often as possible. Which leads me to this question: is this even necessary?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-yRNXFhboBI


Seth Green and all his little minions and henchmen are going to have their own personal corner in hell for this, probably right next door to Seth MacFarlane. This is apparently the final result of the oft-rumored comedy thing (live action sit-com was the last I heard) that Green n' Co were going to do in concert with LucasFilm. If this concept could be summarized with just a single word, I think I can genuinely say that the unintentionally comical "NOOOOOOOOO!!!" from the end of Ep3 is a most appropriate one.

Spoon37
08-25-2012, 03:46 AM
and I thought robot chicken star wars was bad enough... :blink:

:banana:

Lee
08-25-2012, 04:42 AM
Wow... If you were five I think that would be funny, but I doubt many five year olds know what star wars is these days so wouldn't get half of it...

Did laugh a little at the bit where the storm troopers fall down the shaft thing though :lol:

Ragnarok
08-25-2012, 10:53 AM
and I thought robot chicken star wars was bad enough... :blink:

:banana:
The only thing this has over Robot Chicken is it's allegedly "kid friendly," and since I didn't see any homosexuality, masturbation or incest jokes, that may certainly be the case. But still, in going with your point, RC's stuff was done in three rounds I think - this is a whole series. I think it's totally unnecessary.

Wow... If you were five I think that would be funny, but I doubt many five year olds know what star wars is these days so wouldn't get half of it...

Did laugh a little at the bit where the storm troopers fall down the shaft thing though :lol:

There were some genuinely funny things there (the one you cited was certainly one of them), but there gets to be a point where when the creator of something is the one pushing for the satire and parody of his accidental epic, it makes you wonder if he values his creation at all? It would be like J.R.R. Tolkien calling up Walter Lantz in the 1950s and saying, "Hey, I have some ideas on how you could rape my books. And after you hear my horrible and crass ideas, I want to executive produce it." Who wants to see Woody Woodpecker as Frodo Baggins?

Lee
08-25-2012, 03:58 PM
got a new laptop earlier, its a samsung macbook pavilion pro.

runs really nicely, 8gb of ram and 1tb harddrive.

pleased as ive just watched the news and they reckon all samsung stuff is a copy of apples stuff, so I can say I own a macpod now

Ragnarok
08-25-2012, 04:18 PM
That was a pretty bizarre lawsuit. I'm glad I don't work in the tech sector.

Spoon37
08-26-2012, 02:41 AM
Heh, well I'm not all that suprised tbh - samsung make several very good products but they aren't above copying good ideas.

Shame really because some of their actual innovations are pretty cool like the AMOLED screens/touchscreens for example.

:banana:

Ragnarok
08-27-2012, 09:15 AM
Haven't talked about weather for a while. :lol:

It's been raining A LOT up here. No serious cloudbursts, but it's been pretty constant with a couple of nice days in between. We've had so much rain this summer that we haven't needed to water our lawn once. Trees are also already turning yellow. You guys down south probably don't have that happen for another 6 to 8 weeks. :(

Supposedly there's a plague of wasps up north of here, but I have seen so few bees, wasps, and hornets this year that I find it hard to believe. I've seen a couple of bumbles, maybe ten yellowjackets, and I don't remember seeing one honey bee. We've had lots of mosquitoes, but July gave us a ton of dragonflies (one of those few insects I love seeing), so they've been on patrol and the skeeter problems have diminished greatly.

The Stray Cat
08-27-2012, 10:23 AM
I just noticed this weekend that our leaves are on some of the trees are turnign that golden yellow and brownish red color.

Lee
08-27-2012, 11:38 AM
Seems to be getting dark earlier now :(

The Stray Cat
08-27-2012, 12:14 PM
That's the only thing I really don't like about the fall and winter, it gets dark out so damn early!

THE_JOKER
08-27-2012, 02:03 PM
Meanwhile on the internetz...


http://gifsoup.com/view5/2416822/pole-dancing-soldierp-o.gif

Ragnarok
08-27-2012, 02:51 PM
^ There's a lot of that going around, apparently. :thinking:

FunkyHunk
08-27-2012, 03:18 PM
http://assets.meanwhilein.org/hashed_silo_content/803/876/95f/resized/meanwhile-in-norway-0453f5.jpg

I got back from the trackday weekend called "Sommertreff" (summer meet) in Mo I Rana yesterday with a few hours of track driving footage shot by a go pro camera I borrowed from a good friend.
Now the editing begins.
Anybody know of any good video editing programs for windows that is not windows/live movie maker?

Ragnarok
08-27-2012, 07:56 PM
Sony Vegas. As far as which version, there's everything from $80 to $600 versions, I think. Probably the least expensive would suffice, but you should take a look at which features fit your needs. ;)

Ragnarok
08-27-2012, 11:13 PM
Bouquet, here's my fingerjoint rig. I spent all day drawing and couldn't take pictures of it on my saw, so I brought it home and it sitting on my bed will have to do for now. That sucks 'cause without seeing the fixture on the saw it's hard to understand correctly how it works.

From this angle you can see the Maple section that has six screw holes, but only three with screws in them. I did this because I wasn't sure how much I was going to have to adjust it once I mounted it. Turns out I didn't have to adjust anything, but I haven't put the remaining three screws in either.
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Another angle. You can see my stiffeners that keep the vertical fence from flexing. It's dead-on perfect 90°, and with those gussets it stays that way.
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From the underside. You can see where I made my first plows for my UHMW guides (which were wrong). You can also see a few "speed holes." :facepalm:
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This is made of mostly of 3/4" white laminate-on-plywood (something that's no where near as common as white laminate on particle board), 7/8" Maple, and UHMW for my guides. This particular plywood is incredibly stable, dense, and very straight. A device like this has to be very precise, so I have to be deliberate where I plant the screws in this. You can see lots of pencil marks plotting my drilling. After I got it together, I ran a 1/4" bullnose over everything to make it more friendly to my hands. Also, it's about 16" square.

Hopefully I can get this on my saw and get a couple of pics so it'll be easier to understand how it works. I'll also get a pic of the old one as I have it now. :chug:

Spoon37
08-28-2012, 01:55 AM
Good work :nice:

certainly looks alot spiffier than I imagined - all that white laminate looks quite stylish for a homebrew jig...

:banana:

THE_JOKER
08-28-2012, 03:35 AM
Aie looks great for a do it yourself job! thinking outside the box! (so to speak).

FunkyHunk
08-28-2012, 07:34 AM
Sony Vegas. As far as which version, there's everything from $80 to $600 versions, I think. Probably the least expensive would suffice, but you should take a look at which features fit your needs. ;)

Thanks dude, I installed Sony Vegas pro 10 yesterday (borrowed it from a friend) and so far it's looking good, certainly better than movie maker anyways :p
I'm just trying to figure out how to do a laptimer on the videos from the driving.

And to that fingerjoint jig, it looks like you've done that stuff before, it looks like it could do that job nicely.

Ragnarok
08-28-2012, 07:54 AM
Thanks, guys. :nice: I still have a couple of things that need to happen. One, you can see a slight burn on the top of the Maple plank in the second picture. That needs to be sanded off.

I also have to remove that same piece of Maple and put a rabet (pronounced the same as "rabbit," although I have heard it pronounced ray-bet, which is more logical, but I don't think it's right) across the bottom for a spacer. That will take a lot to explain why, so once I've done it I'll just show it. What's nice is the way I've built this thing, I can remove that piece without messing up my alignment because the index pin is screwed down to the sled and doesn't need to be removed. It'll allow that plank to go right back into place after I've modified it.

After all of that, I'll run a couple of boxes "for real" and see how well it produces. I made the index pin long enough that I can stack two pieces of material to be cut simultaneously. It means it will double my output in the same amount of time it used to take me to cut out one box. :eager:

Spoon37
08-28-2012, 09:05 AM
I think over here its called a "rebate" which sounds more sensible to a Brit I guess ^_^

Let us know how it works for you though! :nice:

Meanwhile I've been battling an intermittent gremlin with my PC - a supposedly simple problem: it occasionally switches off for no reason.

Problem is searching for a solution points at many many different reasons, I've scanned for viruses even in safe mode using AVG's command line scanner which requires no higher windows functions to work, I've re-seated the RAM(in case its a ram problem), I've run Memtest86+ for a couple of hours without issues(again in case its a faulty stick of RAM, a regularly suggested cause for this issue online), I've had a poke around the BIOS to make sure everything is as right as rain, till this morning running the hardware monitor in the BIOS showing me that voltages were iffy (3.3v + 5v rails both too low, 12v rail over 14v++) then it shut down by itself and has struggled to stay on for more than 10 seconds since then.... so I think the PSU may have died :poke:

I've ordered a new PSU(a much better one, obvs), and in the meantime put all my old PC components left over from past upgrades together in an old midi tower case to make a kind of franken-PC that despite being extremely confused about hardware/driver/validity of windows XP when I first switched it on is working very well indeed.

The bad news... theres a huge 21GB patch to download for Wow thats going live tomorrow(today in the USA) and whilst my spiffy gaming PC has it already pre-downloaded this one has been in peices for 6 months and isn't even up to the last patch for Wow yet <_<

Ragnarok
08-28-2012, 09:20 AM
That does suck. Based on your BIOS findings, I'd say your theory is right, though. When do you get your new PSU?

And 21GB? :nono: That's more than TWICE my allotted monthly bandwidth. I can't afford to upgrade my plan, but when I do, I SHALL MAKE THE VERY PILLARS OF THE EARTH TREMBLE FROM MY POWER!!! :firedevil: …Or something.

In fact I was just looking at what my ISP offers now. My "magic number" would be 40GB/month @ 5Mbps/1.5Mbps = $70/month. That's 20X my current speed. For $10 more/month, I can get 10Mbps/2Mbps. 40GB is actually about four times what I normally would do, but I can't participate in video conferencing, get large soundware libraries that I want to purchase, nor get bigtime software/OS updates like I want. So I'd probably use most of that 40 when given the chance.

THE_JOKER
08-28-2012, 10:01 AM
21GB?!?! wth is in the patch?...the sequel?.

Ragnarok
08-28-2012, 03:11 PM
Danged near. http://wow.joystiq.com has tons of articles about it. Here's a couple that look like they might provide good outlines:

http://wow.joystiq.com/2012/08/17/what-to-expect-from-patch-5-0-4/
http://wow.joystiq.com/2012/08/28/addon-spotlight-patch-5-0-4-survival-guide/

The good news is…NO MORE PANDAS!!!
The bad news is…they'll be back in September. :nono:


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

The Stray Cat
08-28-2012, 03:18 PM
Hey there fellas! Before this goes too far away from the topic I wanted to say nice finger joiner box you created Rag, looks like it'll do the trick nicely!


...We now return you to your regularly scheduled randomness......

FunkyHunk
08-28-2012, 03:39 PM
Let randomness ensue!

Me and swmbo was to the movies today to see Expendables 2.
Wanton destruction, hilariously high bodycount and stupidly insane stunts make for a good combination.

If you are looking for movies with higher meaning, stay the fudge out.
Many ha-ha moments that's for sure.

I give it :nice: :nice: :nice: :nice: out of six.

FunkyHunk
08-28-2012, 06:06 PM
I'm uploading the video from the first day of the trackday weekend now, 1.8gb of pure internet uploading slowness :/
A link will be provided when the video is public :nice:

Ragnarok
08-28-2012, 08:39 PM
Hey there fellas! Before this goes too far away from the topic I wanted to say nice finger joiner box you created Rag, looks like it'll do the trick nicely!
Thanks. :chug: So far it seems to be up to snuff. I spent about 15 minutes rabeting the bottom of the Maple piece to receive the 1/4" MDF "lift" so I can fingerjoint 1/2" thick material. (Its "normal mode" is for 3/4"+ material.) Like I said before, I'll get some pics of it when all of my little tweaks are done. Might be Friday at the earliest 'cause I have a kitchen to spray with white conversion varnish. :facepalm: I so very much and truly hate working with that finish.

...We now return you to your regularly scheduled randomness......
Randomnarok…? :confused:
Let randomness ensue!

Me and swmbo was to the movies today to see Expendables 2.
Wanton destruction, hilariously high bodycount and stupidly insane stunts make for a good combination.

If you are looking for movies with higher meaning, stay the fudge out.
Many ha-ha moments that's for sure.

I give it :nice: :nice: :nice: :nice: out of six.
I'll see it, but I got's ta wait for it to hit the stores. I didn't get to see ONE of any of the movies I wanted to go to this summer. Kinda sucks.

I'm uploading the video from the first day of the trackday weekend now, 1.8gb of pure internet uploading slowness :/
A link will be provided when the video is public :nice:

Cool. Lookin' forward to it. :)

Spoon37
08-29-2012, 03:10 AM
Yeah this is a pretty major patch for Wow - its the pre expansion patch for Mists of Pandaria, and it includes a talent overhaul that changes radically how the games classes & spec choice work - several other major changes are in it too but it basically means 90% of the player base has to learn how to play the game all over again.

To give some idea, my backup PC has downloaded the patch and is currently "optimising" my install, by which its basically deleting the old version's files and replacing it with the patched version so that 21Gb will be about 3/4 of the total game files when its done.

Luckily its an unlimited bandwidth deal here Rag - its by todays standards expensive for its speed at £25 a month for what is now 20mb/s(was originally blueyonder 256kbps, gradually upgraded over the years to 10mbps, recently gone to fibre optics for 20mbps) - as I've had to download this patch on two PC's now :(

Anyhoo the new shiny PSU thingy should be here today or tomorrow - I'm not even gonna switch on my existing PC with the borked PSU in case I damage any components with some kind of surge or short. I just hope its the root cause and the appropriate fix having tested so much else(as after all the only thing left to test/replace is literally the motherboard, but I dont think memtest86+ would have workd so well for 2 hours if the northbridge was dead/broken).

Hopefully when I have the new PSU I'll have two PC's capable of running games :woohoo:

hmm... that was quick wow has just finished patching apparently - even thhough its about an hour before servers are officially up... :w00t:

:banana:

FunkyHunk
08-29-2012, 05:00 AM
Here you go, new video from me.
The day two/saturday video will be better with a little video of the car, and a few shots of me with much better laptimes :)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZupfP8MUtwA

THE_JOKER
08-29-2012, 05:31 AM
17:34, you got a speeding ticket!

lol, nice driving!, car looks like it handle very well too. I seen the drifter you and another looked to get stuck behind? an when you passed it, I was a lil amused to see it was an old Volvo.

Ragnarok
08-29-2012, 08:49 AM
Luckily its an unlimited bandwidth deal here Rag - its by todays standards expensive for its speed at £25 a month for what is now 20mb/s(was originally blueyonder 256kbps, gradually upgraded over the years to 10mbps, recently gone to fibre optics for 20mbps) - as I've had to download this patch on two PC's now :(
£25 for 20Mbps, expensive there? That's roughly $35, which is only $10 more than I'm paying for my :censor: 256Kbps. :nono: For me to get that kind of speed (which only became available from my ISP in the last three months) is anywhere from $90 (25GB/month) to $190 (150GB/month). :rant:

hmm... that was quick wow has just finished patching apparently - even thhough its about an hour before servers are officially up... :w00t:

:banana:

:nono:

Here you go, new video from me.
The day two/saturday video will be better with a little video of the car, and a few shots of me with much better laptimes :)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZupfP8MUtwA

I'll have to give it a look when I get home tonight. :nice:

FunkyHunk
08-29-2012, 12:48 PM
17:34, you got a speeding ticket!

lol, nice driving!, car looks like it handle very well too. I seen the drifter you and another looked to get stuck behind? an when you passed it, I was a lil amused to see it was an old Volvo.
The car handles amazingly well with the few mods I have done with it so far.
Next on the list is more power and a locking rear diff. Not a lot more hp, but enough. I'm just not sure what to do.
Forced induction is high on the lists for relatively large and cheap performance gains.

Old Volvos are popular in Scandinavia for "performance" use. They are still cheap, easy to get quite a bit of horsepower out of, and they slide around easy.
Those volvo b230fk 2.3l turbo engines is very easy to get 300hp with the original engine ecu.
And apparently they grow on trees in sweden :p

£25 for 20Mbps, expensive there? That's roughly $35, which is only $10 more than I'm paying for my :censor: 256Kbps. :nono: For me to get that kind of speed (which only became available from my ISP in the last three months) is anywhere from $90 (25GB/month) to $190 (150GB/month). :rant:

:nono:

I'll have to give it a look when I get home tonight. :nice:

I can't believe you have bandwidth restrictions. I couldn't live with an isp like that. I watch a lot of youtube videos and download a lot of large files of various nature, so i would use up almost every gb cap available pretty fast.

We pay 72 usd a month for 5Mbps with unlimited use.

Enjoy my movie :)

Here is day two (saturday) of the trackday weekend.
It even features pictures of the car, a little video snip of me, my co pilot and his gf on the way home on saturday,
as well as the best driving session of the weekend with consistent laptimes and my personal best lap of 2:00 :nice:

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

THE_JOKER
08-30-2012, 04:09 AM
Volvo county! lol.

Some more nifty driving :nice: looks like some great fun!.

Ragnarok
08-31-2012, 10:25 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jJ9sQTX4EE


^ Me today. :lol:

This week I've been trying to get my stuff together to get registered for another round of "distance learning." Turns out it won't work out. I ran into a complication that requires that I be in Anchorage, so it's not possible. I was pretty upset for a couple of days, but in the end it's going to ultimately work out for the best because I have another plan.

Instead I'll be doing something of an independent study. I'll be training myself with Blender 3D (modeling), Sketchup (CAD), and InkScape (vector). I'll be setting aside a specific amount of time on certain days to work with them. (Most likely Saturday and a few evenings during the week.) I hope to order some training materials for all three in the next two weeks.

All I'm missing is some kind of WYSIWYG web dev software. Dreamweaver is the be-all end-all for many (it was for me, anyway) but I can't afford to purchase it for a while, so I may have to try forget about that component of my study until I can. In looking for some Open Source equivalent I've really come up empty-handed. Even if whatever it was equal to DW CS3, it'd be awesome. If anyone has any thoughts or leads, I'd definitely appreciate it.

PS: I'm trying to download Funky's vids. I'm taking on the second one first, and it's going to be at least two hours before it'll load. :cryin:

THE_JOKER
09-01-2012, 03:11 AM
Can't help you on your software issue Rag, as I know nothing about it. :(

But I can tell you I loaded those vids in seconds :troll:

FunkyHunk
09-01-2012, 08:13 AM
Joker: don't antagonize the presiding crancy old farthead, maybe he'll give you some hammer time? :p

Rag: If you are looking for a free 3d modeling program, I would recommend Zmodeler.
It supports most known 3d model file types and it is free :)
I learned a little bit about modeling on zmodeler when I was trying to make cars for carmageddon 2 many moons ago :p

It's not easy to use, but I learned a little bit how to, so it can't be THAT bad. :nice:

THE_JOKER
09-01-2012, 10:56 AM
Joker: don't antagonize the presiding crancy old farthead, maybe he'll give you some hammer time? :p



Could do with a break, or a violent shove into one tbh.

Ragnarok
09-01-2012, 11:59 AM
:confused:

84898

:troll:


:lol: Naw. I ban people when they violate the forum rules (Spamming, scamming, harassment, etc.). I won't have super-slow internet forever. I think Funky's second vid got done about six hours after I started downloading it. 117MB = 6hrs means I'm getting hosed.

THE_JOKER
09-01-2012, 01:06 PM
Nice comeback Rag! :lol:

FunkyHunk
09-01-2012, 07:53 PM
I second that motion. :nice:
Rag: whattya think? I think my driving has improved from the last time I was at the track in 2007.

I even got the hang of the "heel and toe" when downshifting last weekend.

Explanation: "heel and toe" (as I understood it) means that when your going for a downshift, your left foot is pushing the clutch, and your right foot's "toes" is on the brake, braking like there was no tomorrow, you use the heel of your right foot to push/"blip" the throttle, to bring the revs up, so the car will downshift without stressing the syncromesh rings in your gearbox.
Making for a hassle free downshift from fourth to third gear. As an example.
I did this a lot last weekend.

I also filmed about an hour on our way home from the trackday weekend just chugging along on Norwegian two lane "highways" on our way down "saltfjellet" translated to "salt mountain".
(one of the mountain passes passing the polar circle on our way home)

I was thinking to do it in the way our Uist friend Ian did, increasing the speed of the video.

If you guys wanna see it, lemme know ;)

Ragnarok
09-01-2012, 10:25 PM
I have to admit, I only downloaded the second video. I don't want to melt my new Airport Extreme router too quickly. :lol:

Cool vid. You should paint it blue. :nice: I think the only racetracks (for cars) we have up here are drag strips. I think. The best-known one is Thunder Valley Raceway in Butte, about 15mi+ east of where I am. Seems like there are others, but I don't recall what they're named. I'm sure that ddtuass knows of others. He's a former Alaskan.

What's with the labels from an old passenger jet in your glovebox?

FunkyHunk
09-02-2012, 07:05 AM
I have to admit, I only downloaded the second video. I don't want to melt my new Airport Extreme router too quickly. :lol:

Cool vid. You should paint it blue. :nice: I think the only racetracks (for cars) we have up here are drag strips. I think. The best-known one is Thunder Valley Raceway in Butte, about 15mi+ east of where I am. Seems like there are others, but I don't recall what they're named. I'm sure that ddtuass knows of others. He's a former Alaskan.

What's with the labels from an old passenger jet in your glovebox?

"stow and latch cup holder for taxi takeoff and landing" implies that I drive fast :p ,
and "fasten seat belt when seated" is just good advice.
"Life vest under your seat" is just funny :p

Regarding racetracks, you Americans have always liked dragracing better than track racing in some respects I think.
I guess it's easier to get involved in dragracing than track racing or something?

FunkyHunk
09-02-2012, 09:31 AM
Oh yeah, check this out, it looks rather awesome:

Metal Gear Solid - Ground Zeroes trailer (http://video.dbtv.no/services/player/bcpid1219221622001?bckey=AQ~~%2cAAAA70l3k0k~%2c_mL 4g26r7TUwFbhWWb6OztMJ1cXh-qQY&bclid=0&bctid=1818652509001)

Ragnarok
09-02-2012, 10:21 AM
Yeah, laying pavement in a straight line is less effort and less expensive. You need a lot of land to have a real track. There are plenty "twisty" circuit tracks in the lower 48, but none up here. There is something called the Fur Rondy Grand Prix, which is where they block off certain roads in Anchorage during the Fur Rendezvous and race around town on (often) sheer ice with heavily cleated tires. It's one of the oldest street races in the US, but there have been several years where they didn't run it due to lack of funding. A popular racer during the 80's was Whitey Davis (my older siblings were contemporaries of his and knew him, and my parents knew his parents pretty well). He had a Porsche-powered Super Beetle that was a consistent winner for a number of years. I tried to follow that stuff while I was in grade school at the time, but I haven't for a long time. I'll try to find some pics of his rig.

We also have outhouse races during the Fur Rondy, but that's more of a foot race. :lol:

Just to educate myself, I did some research on car racing up here a moment ago. I feel a little stupid after saying that the only track I knew about was Thunder Valley Raceway because there actually are a lot more tracks than I was aware of. They're pretty much all dirt oval tracks, so there still aren't any "real" circuit tracks. If anything resembling Formula 1 was popular up here, we'd have tracks like you do.

Ragnarok
09-02-2012, 10:41 AM
I just did a bunch of Google Image searches, and I cain't fahnd nuttin'. Whitey's Super Beetle was a light yellow with red (pink?) and blue stripes. The only pics I have are from newspaper articles from 1983 or 84, and they're buried in a box somewhere. I don't even know if they're in color. Once I find them, I'll scan them and post them up here and on my blog so that searchbots can get them for the sake of "internet posterity."

FunkyHunk
09-02-2012, 10:54 AM
That fur rondy grand prix sounds like fun.

I found various clips on youtube when I searched, here is one of them:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e9uYurLuxak

Ragnarok
09-02-2012, 11:10 AM
Oh yeah, definitely lots of vids, but I was just trying to find Whitey's SB. :lol: There are a few Supers still running in recent races. There's a blue one that I found several times in image searches - the same one at the beginning of the vid you posted. :nice:

Ragnarok
09-02-2012, 11:34 AM
I know you've already seen these :nice:, but for those that haven't, here are a couple in-car vids from that same race.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bOhy_1hHIwY
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qPIVYTBPPo


I don't know which day it's from, but this is the blue SB. Normally, there are three days of races, and whoever has the best times for all three is the winner. It's just like the Fur Rondy International Sled Dog World Heavyweight Champions of The Known Universe…or whatever the official name is. :lol:

Ragnarok
09-03-2012, 07:12 PM
I feel kinda bad that BMAR isn't yielding much fruit these days, so I hope no one minds me prattling on about my stuff - I know it can't interest very many, if any, other members.

I've narrowed down my Dreamweaver replacement candidates to three programs. Only of them is free, but the other two aren't expensive, especially when compared to what DW costs nowadays. ($400.)

Aptana Studio. Freeware. This one is available for Windows and Linux, too, so if I feel so inclined to go completely rogue, I'm covered there.
Hype. $50. Supposed to be a KILLER HTML5 dev program. HTML5 allows video, games, and animation without Flash or Shockwave. Mac-only, so it will keep me tethered to Mac OS. I could always run Parallels to lessen the sting should I do the Linux thing.
Flux. $125-ish. Also HTML5-centered and Mac-Only. Some are saying it's the only one "mature" enough to actually replace Dreamweaver. What conclusion I arrive upon should be known in a couple or three weeks.

I have all three (demos of the last two) and I hope to work with them over the next few weeks to see where I want to go. I'll try to do some trial pages within my webspace that I own. Hopefully I'll soon be able to use it for more than just LOLCats and YODAWGs. :lol:

FunkyHunk
09-04-2012, 05:38 AM
The last time I made a web page I wrote it in notepad :p

The Stray Cat
09-04-2012, 07:23 AM
No worries Rag, BMAR will come back to life now that the cold weather is coming (hopefully), there'll be more movie reviews and discussions and other such things like the Holidays and that. I'd tell ya about my nights now but I'm not sure how many times you want to hear about me staring at a bon fire roasting marshmallows!:)

Ragnarok
09-04-2012, 09:00 AM
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No worries Rag, BMAR will come back to life now that the cold weather is coming (hopefully), there'll be more movie reviews and discussions and other such things like the Holidays and that. I'd tell ya about my nights now but I'm not sure how many times you want to hear about me staring at a bon fire roasting marshmallows!:)

Definitely better than what I've been doing the last two days. There's nothing beyond that I care to say. :o Let's see, the next major video release is The Avengers. (Sept 25.) I hope to get it on the first day or two it's out and I'll have a review within a day of that, probably.

Ho'white and the Huntsman will be out next Tues. I talked to my niece about it, and she said it was good with the exception of Kristen "I didn't know he was married" Stewart. I think it's awesome that the sequel will be completely rid of her character.

For Greater Glory hits video the same day, and I'm really hoping that's going to be available locally up here. I mentioned it a few months ago - it's about the "Cristero War" in Mexico in the 1920s that the Mexican government still tries to obscure from the world.

The Stray Cat
09-04-2012, 09:09 AM
I'm looking forward to the Avengers for sure and I am interested in seeing the Huntsman flick and yes I think a second Huntsman film without Kristen (I get paid a lot of money for my inability to act) Stewart will be great. It was actually planned to do three movies for it with the first two having Kristen then third one being about the Huntsman, so now they are just skipping number 2 and doing the third planned film.

I definitely want to check out that Glory movie after your description of it last time. I almost went and saw Expendables over the weekend but ended up getting a good meal at Applebees instead!

FunkyHunk
09-04-2012, 11:37 AM
On to something completely different.

I dropped my iphone in the toilet today.

Slightly angry.

First I was like:

http://i89.photobucket.com/albums/k205/funkyhunk/Anim/batman.gif

Then I was like:

http://i89.photobucket.com/albums/k205/funkyhunk/Anim/1741.gif

Finally I just felt like this guy:

http://i89.photobucket.com/albums/k205/funkyhunk/Anim/lomma.gif

Bad luck seems to follow me around now a days.

Lee
09-04-2012, 12:30 PM
Started work the other day, only downside is the 12 month wait till I can have my shiny new company car :(

Ragnarok
09-04-2012, 03:12 PM
How I'm feeling right now…

http://hvx-rc.com/forumstuff/ani/ani-hallwayhorror.gif

I'll feel better tonight.

Lee
09-04-2012, 03:39 PM
http://a1.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/603327_4584767821167_827381174_n.jpg

yeahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

HyperMark
09-04-2012, 08:06 PM
Let's see, the next major video release is The Avengers. (Sept 25.)
:huh:
Its already out on DVD and BluRay here. :)


edit: I took my 11yo son to see it at the cinema. We both enjoyed it. I will be adding it to my collection when its on special.

Ragnarok
09-04-2012, 08:29 PM
:huh:
Its already out on DVD and BluRay here. :)

84937

Old Busted Hotness
09-05-2012, 03:08 AM
http://a1.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/603327_4584767821167_827381174_n.jpg

yeahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

Somebody's off to Italy to do a gold heist :eek:

Ian
09-05-2012, 05:02 AM
On to something completely different.

I dropped my iphone in the toilet today.

Slightly angry.

First I was like:

http://i89.photobucket.com/albums/k205/funkyhunk/Anim/batman.gif

Then I was like:

http://i89.photobucket.com/albums/k205/funkyhunk/Anim/1741.gif

Finally I just felt like this guy:

http://i89.photobucket.com/albums/k205/funkyhunk/Anim/lomma.gif

Bad luck seems to follow me around now a days.

There's bags you can get to pop your phone into and leave them for 72 hours, they take take out all the moisture and what not and fix your phone. When they tested them on the Gadget show, they seemed to work.

Started work the other day, only downside is the 12 month wait till I can have my shiny new company car :(

That's going to cost them a fortune on insurance.

How I'm feeling right now…

http://hvx-rc.com/forumstuff/ani/ani-hallwayhorror.gif

I'll feel better tonight.

I also feel:

http://i50.photobucket.com/albums/f303/Iansvecs/Giffs%20and%20stuff/1579416576_fb51f2b7d3_o.gif

My new boat arrived:

http://i50.photobucket.com/albums/f303/Iansvecs/Giffs%20and%20stuff/a97208_r6.jpg

Somebody's off to Italy to do a gold heist :eek:

Not with today's petrol prices :D

The Stray Cat
09-05-2012, 07:16 AM
Funk you could also try throwing it in a bag of uncooked rice, that's supposed to do the same thing as those bags Ian mentioned.

THE_JOKER
09-05-2012, 07:34 AM
Then add some pork an sweet sauce!.


Wait...

The Stray Cat
09-05-2012, 08:17 AM
Then add some pork an sweet sauce!.


Wait...

When I was in the Army, during our time in the field we ate MREs (Meal Ready to Eat), oneof the meals was BBQ pork in rice, with a little tabasco sauce that was one of the best meals!:drool:

admiral052
09-05-2012, 08:25 AM
Being in the Navy we always had great food, four times a day. I don't believe I have ever had an MRE Stray. But we did use tabaisco because it wasn't always good either.

THE_JOKER
09-05-2012, 08:40 AM
Tabasco dropped onto cheese on toast :drool:

The Stray Cat
09-05-2012, 08:56 AM
It took me a long time after getting out of the Army to stop putting hot sauce on everything. I still put it on a lot of stuff, spaghetti, eggs, chicken, pizza, ham steak, burgers, on and on and on!

Of course today I use Frank's Red Hot instead of Tabasco!

admiral052
09-05-2012, 09:15 AM
I had to stop using hot sauce after I saw how its good to clean brass and get it looking like new. That stuff eats anything, imagine what it does to your insides.

THE_JOKER
09-05-2012, 09:21 AM
Explains the trips to Loo.

The Stray Cat
09-05-2012, 09:59 AM
I can imagine what it does to my innerds that why my missus says I got a gut of steel!:rolling:

pardonmyn00b
09-05-2012, 10:20 AM
It looks like my FJ is frowning. :rolling:
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8037/7937727998_a0bf7ce2d0_c.jpg

pardonmyn00b
09-05-2012, 10:22 AM
It took me a long time after getting out of the Army to stop putting hot sauce on everything. I still put it on a lot of stuff, spaghetti, eggs, chicken, pizza, ham steak, burgers, on and on and on!

Of course today I use Frank's Red Hot instead of Tabasco!

I like Frank's too. It's good on chickens. Both alive and dead.

The Stray Cat
09-05-2012, 10:43 AM
It looks like my FJ is frowning. :rolling:
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8037/7937727998_a0bf7ce2d0_c.jpg

Reminds me of this:
http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd142/sara_rosena/80s%20Movies/short-circuit_2.jpg

I like Frank's too. It's good on chickens. Both alive and dead.

Franks is my favorite, I used to go for the live chickens with Frank's also but they are to fast for me now!:lol:

pardonmyn00b
09-05-2012, 10:52 AM
Reminds me of this:
http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd142/sara_rosena/80s%20Movies/short-circuit_2.jpg


They must be related!

The Stray Cat
09-05-2012, 11:21 AM
THat was the robot from Short Circuit (a movie probably released when you were in diapers) the bots name was Johnny #5, that'd be a good name for the FJ, Johnny #6!<_<

admiral052
09-05-2012, 11:46 AM
No disassemble number 5. I thought that was the coolest movie when I was kid. Then I watched it as an adult with my son.......no so much.

THE_JOKER
09-05-2012, 11:50 AM
Still remember him stealing all them car stereos in a couple seconds.

pardonmyn00b
09-05-2012, 01:01 PM
THat was the robot from Short Circuit (a movie probably released when you were in diapers) the bots name was Johnny #5, that'd be a good name for the FJ, Johnny #6!<_<

I remember watching that when I was really young. It scared the heck out of me. It must have been his eyebrows. I was also afraid of my Teddy Ruxpin. My FJ is named Jeff, but I like Johnny #6 too

potatocat
09-05-2012, 01:13 PM
I'm not really sure what's going on here, but this is my contribution:

Coconut.

THE_JOKER
09-05-2012, 01:15 PM
That's the spirit!

pardonmyn00b
09-05-2012, 02:00 PM
Way to go

FunkyHunk
09-05-2012, 05:30 PM
Funk you could also try throwing it in a bag of uncooked rice, that's supposed to do the same thing as those bags Ian
mentioned.

I put the phone in a plastic bag with two "boil in bag" rice packets after I doused it with electronics cleaner.
I may buy more rice tomorrow.
The phone seemed to work okay when I backed it up yesterday evening, but some touch commands didn't work until two or more tries.

It may be a two and a half year old iphone 4, but it's the best phone I ever had. Until I dropped it in the loo that is.

There's bags you can get to pop your phone into and leave them for 72 hours, they take take out all the moisture and what not and fix your phone. When they tested them on the Gadget show, they seemed to work.


I wish I had one now :/

Progress report will come in a day or two, I will let it take it's sweet time to
dry out.
I even thought about letting it sit in the oven for 50-70 deg c for a few hours tomorrow.
Then the electronics cleaner should have dried out, and there is no inherent danger of explosions.

I hope I can fix it, I can't afford a new iphone now.

http://i89.photobucket.com/albums/k205/funkyhunk/Anim/21550.gif

Edit:
I just turned on the phone, and it worked fine, but there was some strange colours or something, maybe from the electronics cleaner that I doused it with, os I'm going to leave the phone in the rice bag on a warm place over night, so we'll see tomorrow :nice:

The Stray Cat
09-05-2012, 08:13 PM
Yea Funk, the colors are probably from moisture.

@ Admiral I feel the same way about short circuit! LOL!

Ragnarok
09-05-2012, 10:12 PM
Steve Gutenberg and Alley Sheedy both were grossly overrated actors.

Ragnarok
09-05-2012, 10:14 PM
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:rant:




- Sent by violently smashing my fists on my keyboard V4.

Ragnarok
09-05-2012, 10:26 PM
We had 132MPH gusts in Anchorage last night. Was pretty hairy up here in Wasilla, but nothing like that. The old neighborhood I spent the first 16 years of my life looks like a tornado went through it.

Here's a link to a local TV station (that I intensely dislike) which has some pretty good photos. http://www.ktuu.com

HyperMark
09-05-2012, 10:47 PM
Heres one for the Total Annihilation fans.
Kickstarter (http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/659943965/planetary-annihilation-a-next-generation-rts)
8 days left to get in early and help.
http://youtu.be/FhEYvOYceNs

Ian
09-06-2012, 02:30 AM
We had 132MPH gusts in Anchorage last night. Was pretty hairy up here in Wasilla, but nothing like that. The old neighborhood I spent the first 16 years of my life looks like a tornado went through it.

Here's a link to a local TV station (that I intensely dislike) which has some pretty good photos. http://www.ktuu.com

I know all to well what 135mph winds can do. Back in 2005 we had 135mph winds and with the Island being flat, there was no wind breaks. A family down the road from me thought they had to get out of there house because the sea was pouring in but they all lost there lives trying to drive out. I went round my parents to make sure they were ok and whilst driving across the causeway, the sea on one side was forcing an arch way over the road. It was scary as hell but beautiful at the same time. With the lights on full beam it just looked like i was driving through a tunnel.
The wind had picked up a fire engine and launched it into the sea, it had also picked up many many massive boulders from the sides of the causeways and thrown them out to sea also. The following day i noticed some of my parents tiles off there roof had been ripped off and launched at the shed as if using it as a dart board, these tiles were stuck right into it. Also, it had blown one of there chickens into the wire fence and diced it.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/4170621.stm




'The day the sea rose up and took my family away'

Nearly a year after Britain's worst storm in decades, David MacPherson tells Lorna Martin of his loss - and of his fears for the future.

The Observer, Sunday 6 November 2005 A few hours after the body of his son had been found, David MacPherson joined the search for the others. He was numb and in shock, but had to cling to the thought that his two young grandchildren, their mother and her father were still alive.

It was an eerily calm day, with the silence interrupted only by the clatter of blades from the rescue helicopters. Despite the floods and debris strewn across the island, South Uist looked rugged and beautiful in the early morning January sunshine.

Hundreds of islanders were combing the beaches, croft land and lochs when Mr MacPherson spotted what he thought was an old carpet submerged beneath the water. His son-in-law - a diver - investigated and confirmed everyone's worst fears.

The 'carpet' turned out to be his son's red Saab, the driver's window half open. The inside was covered in dirt, grass and seaweed. It was Wednesday, 12 January, the morning after one of the worst storms to hit Britain in living memory.

Ten months later, Mr MacPherson has spoken for the first time about the night which broke the heart of South Uist. 'It could all have been avoided. That's what's killing me,' he said. Repeated warnings of flooding risks were ignored, and virtually nothing has been done to prevent a repeat of the tragedy.

The Outer Hebrides lie 30 miles off Scotland's north-west coast facing the Atlantic, a string of islands whose inhabitants live in crofting townships scattered across the land. On South Uist many houses are at sea level on the west coast. When the weather is fair it is difficult to imagine a more peaceful place. But in January the power of nature and the force of the ocean conspired to produce one of Britain's fiercest storms of the past century.

'The last really bad storm was in 1953, but it lasted one hour. This lasted between 10 and 12 hours. We are frightened because we hear about climate change and we know this is not the worst we're going to experience,' said Murdo Mackenzie, who is calling for enhanced defences and the urgent introduction of an early warning system for the west coast.

The January storm was of hurricane force. Estimates of the wind strength vary, though one reading of 143mph was recorded. Along stretches of the coast towering waves flooded inland.

'It was terrifying. It was travelling at such speed that I watched as my caravan and two cars just disappeared as if they were matchboxes in a gutter,' said Andrew MacNeil, a civil engineer whose home was badly damaged.

At the height of the storm, Mr MacPherson's son Archie, who was 36, his wife Murdina, 37, her father, Callum Campbell, 67, and the couple's two children, Andrew, seven, and Hannah, five, fled their seaside croft at Kilaulay, near the village of Eochar, for the greater safety of Mr MacPherson's home on higher, more sheltered ground.

'The waves were hitting their roof and coming in past their house,' recalled Mr MacPherson. 'About 7pm Archie phoned his mum to say they were on their way. My son-in-law and his son went out in their car to try to meet them. When they saw the flooding they rushed back to phone them and tell them to stay where they were. But they had already left.'

It was a short drive, about a mile. They took two cars and were only a few hundred metres from Mr MacPherson's when disaster struck. Because there was a power cut and all telephone lines were down, everyone initially thought the family had taken shelter elsewhere.

But at 9am the next day, police found Archie's body. Callum Campbell, a renowned piper, who had been visiting his daughter and her family as he did every day, was found several hours later still in his vehicle, and Murdina's body was recovered later that afternoon.

Just after 10am on 13 January, Hannah's body was recovered 200m from her grandparents' home and Andrew was found the next day. The island wept for three generations.

The living room and kitchen walls of Mr MacPherson's home are adorned with photographs of his family: there's Archie as a schoolboy; Archie and Murdina on their wedding day; Archie with his two sisters and younger brother; Hannah and Andrew as babies. As he proudly shows them off, he shakes his head wearily. He has unbearably sad eyes and cannot talk about what happened without shedding a tear.

'You cannot look out of this house without seeing something,' he said, pointing from his kitchen window to the spots where Hannah and Andrew were found. 'There are so many "if onlys". If only they had just stayed in their house. If only they had just gone to one of their neighbours. If only the council had listened to me years ago and re-elevated the road.'

Every day he drives along the road they took that night. And every day, even though he knows he is torturing himself, he tries to picture what happened at the end. Were they screaming for help? Were the children clinging to their mum or dad? 'It's awful and I have to hope it was quick. I do my best to try and believe there is a God, but things like this make you wonder. All I can do is try and believe that they are in a better place.'

MacPherson is desperate to make sure the same thing doesn't happen again. Documents seen by The Observer confirm his claim that for 20 years islanders have been urging the local authority to take steps to reduce the risk of flooding. Another document seems to suggest that the council knew that the area was in danger of flooding.

Campaigners have also criticised the construction of the causeways which link islands and block the flow of tides. They say a causeway between Benbecula and South Uist was designed with three openings, but was built with only one to save money. Some engineers believe this contributed to the storm surge which caused so much devastation in January.

Locals have also campaigned for a coastal road to be raised and an 'escape route' to be built from the low-lying village to the main road. If either had been done, MacPherson believes, the tragedy would have been avoided.

Last Thursday the Western Isles Council finally agreed to re-elevate the road that swamped the two cars. A council spokesman rejected the allegation that flood warnings were ignored or hidden. He admitted that the number of culverts in the causeway had been reduced under pressure from the Scottish Development Department to cut costs, but added there was no evidence that this worsened the flooding.

He also stressed that discussions were continuing with the Scottish executive to lever extra funding for coastal protection work, while a spokeswoman for Sepa, the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency, confirmed that it had been asked to look into the feasibility of a coastal warning system for the Western Isles.

Last winter's storm has spread a palpable fear among the community not just because of its ferocity and death toll, but because of a concern it could be part of a trend. Experts fear the next storm could be even more serious. According to the Office of Science and Technology, there are two million properties in flood plains along river estuaries and coasts in the UK which are potentially at risk of river or coastal flooding. Although the Outer Hebrides accounts for only a small proportion of those, it is here that the effects are already visible.

Further down the coast of South Uist, in an area known as the Middle District, is a stretch of land called Shingle Beach. It is thought to be the most vulnerable point on the coast. In January's storm, the beach was as effective as 'a wall of confetti' in protecting the coast, according to Murdo Mackenzie, who is chairman of the Middle District Action Group. A mile-long stretch of sand dune and shingle, which acts like a cork in a bottle, was shifted back around 50 metres, causing major flooding in the area.

Locals have done their best to repair the ridge but if, in another storm, the Atlantic permanently breached it, then South Uist would effectively be cut in two.

'The economic viability of the island would be destroyed,' said Mackenzie. 'We would be looking at another St Kilda. The islands' unique eco-system and the heartland of Gaelic culture would disappear.'

Hampering efforts to repair and maintain sea defences in the area is a dispute between the council and the Scottish executive over who is responsible for coastal protection.

Last week Donald Manford, chairman of the council's transport committee, said it had a power but not a responsibility for coastal protection. Apart from an annual sum of £10,000, any other funds for coastal protection would have to be diverted from other budgets.

However, a Scottish executive spokesman said that it had set aside £89 million for improvements to flood or coastal defences which local authorities could apply for, so long as they contributed 20 per cent of the costs.

It was only last week, nearly a year after the storm, that the Western Isles said it planned to apply to this fund.

'There is an overwhelming feeling in these remote areas that the politicians would prefer it if we simply packed up our bags and moved,' said Andrew MacNeil. 'But we're not going to. This is our home.' He said funds from the Scottish executive to build a new school and double the width of causeways were welcome, but misdirected.

'These things are not the priority,' he said. 'I will never forget the sight last year of those five coffins, especially the two small ones. It was awful. We know we can't bring that family back, but we must do what we can to make sure it doesn't happen again. The coastal area needs to be surveyed and protected.

'If it's not and we have more storms like last year, then we might not have any children left to go to school.'

THE_JOKER
09-06-2012, 04:30 AM
Anyone had a security thing while transferring money from paypal to your bank account?

Under some sort of security check for 24hrs?!.

EDIT:

WTF!!! First I sell an item an they don't charge me a listing fee nor a final value fee?!?!....now they have transferred money from paypal to my bank, and it's now visible in my bank less than an hour later?!?!?!?!

Have Paypal upped their transfer speed?.

Happy days!!. :excited:

The Stray Cat
09-06-2012, 07:39 AM
Damn Mate, It takes 4 days for PP to get money from my acct to my bank!

@ Rag and Ian, that's some scary wind. Sadly many people during natural disasters die trying to "outrun" it instead of holding out where they are. As for your 'rent's roof tiles being embedded into their shed, I've seen blades of grass put into wood by Tornadoes, crazy stuff!

THE_JOKER
09-06-2012, 08:12 AM
Usually takes 3 days for me Ed, I was shocked when it was in there less than an hour!.

Many others are having the same thing, mainly it seems from August onwards :dunno:

The Stray Cat
09-06-2012, 08:21 AM
So during the fall and into the holidays, when theft and online shopping along with identity theft is up, paypal loosens their reigns some? That makes sense! <_<

THE_JOKER
09-06-2012, 08:57 AM
You wearing your foil hat btw Ed? lol

The Stray Cat
09-06-2012, 11:15 AM
I had mine surgically attached Mate, never leave home without it!:rolling:

THE_JOKER
09-06-2012, 11:59 AM
http://www.hotflick.net/flicks/2009_2012/0092012_Woody_Harrelson_011.jpg

The Stray Cat
09-06-2012, 01:10 PM
LOL! Best part of the whole movie!!!

FunkyHunk
09-06-2012, 02:27 PM
^^ what movie?

Update on my dunked iphone thingy:
It was on a warm place since last night, so I turned it on this afternoon but there still was funny colours.
I then proceeded to bake it in the oven on 60c for some hours, it is still in there, and I will look at it laterz.

I also got a friend to help me carry our new bed upstairs today, the old one was three years old and already worn out.
It was like laying on a waterbed, absolutely NO support anywhere for our backs, and if you dared to move while laying in bed, you would bounce for a minute afterwards. :puke:
So, now we have a nice new expensive bed to sleep in tonight, I can't wait :nice:

The Stray Cat
09-06-2012, 02:30 PM
Funk, that was Woody harrelson in 2012. A good mattress and box spring are worth their weight in gold, so enjoy a good night sleep for a change!

FunkyHunk
09-06-2012, 04:29 PM
Funk, that was Woody harrelson in 2012. A good mattress and box spring are worth their weight in gold, so enjoy a good night sleep for a change!

Thanks for that mate, I can't remember Harrelson in that movie but then again it wasn't that noteworthy either ;p

I'm off to bed in about 10 minutes, so I finally get to try out the new bed :nice:

I also talked to a friend of mine today who has a release version of the playstation 3, the first and famous 60gb model with 4 usb ports, several memory card slots and ps2 compability.
He hasnt used it much since he bought it, and now he bought a new tv-bench, and the old large ps3 wont fit in it.

He asked if we should trade so I got his old one (same one I lost in the fire) and he got my new(ish) 120gb slim model.
I said I would think about it.

I'm thinking of accepting. :banana:

Ian
09-06-2012, 04:59 PM
Am i the only one who really enjoyed that film? :huh:

admiral052
09-07-2012, 05:46 AM
Hunk you do know that those launch PS3 units go for some money now since people want the backwards compatiblity that they stop putting in them? I have a launch one and its great but I upgraded my HD to 500 GB. If you take it and don't care about the backwards compatibility then put it on Epay to see what it sells for.

pardonmyn00b
09-07-2012, 08:03 AM
I had a launch unit ps3, but it got broked. I think I got $50 on eBay for it.

Ragnarok
09-07-2012, 09:29 AM
You can get refurb BC PS3s for $300 from this guy: http://stores.ebay.com/Orks-Gaming

Also offers a 1yr "extended warranty" for another $45, or 2yr for $68. If I happened to be all gung-ho about doing going this route (I am sometimes, and other times I'm not), I'd probably do it.

The Stray Cat
09-08-2012, 09:53 PM
So I watched the movie last night with the missus caled The Five YEar Engagement, some of the previews looked really funny, and that was about all that was funny. So don't waste your time if you think it looked funny, it wasn't!!

Ragnarok
09-08-2012, 11:30 PM
Which is often the case with movies of that nature - the movie lacks so much substance that the only parts worth watching are used up in the trailers. Kinda makes you wonder, if the movie sucks so bad in the first place, why they don't just make trailers instead of the whole movie? :thinking:

Eventually, I hope to find a lady-person of my own (which will be a miracle of moon-landing proportions), but one of the few things I'm not looking forward to is sitting through chick-flicks and rom-coms. My hope is she hasn't acquired a taste for the obscene and intellectually insulting crap of the Sex in the City and What to Expect When You're Expecting variety. I'm perfectly willing do stuff for and with her where I sacrifice my good-time-havage, but I know my limits.

By the way, I need to comment on Ian's post from a couple of days ago. It's mind-numbingly illogical, although completely expected, that the local lawmakers aren't willing to address the real issues of the people in your region. Causeways and schools are important, but upholding the safety of its citizens is far more fundamental than innocuous public works projects. Statements like, "We have the power, but not the responsibility," when stripped away of their bullshit amount to, "Yeah, we can help, but we don't want to. Hope you guys can breathe underwater." Heartless, cruel, and asinine. I hope you guys stay safe when things get tough.

Oggy
09-09-2012, 02:36 PM
Depressing post ahead, please skip this post if you don't want to be upset a little.


















In the last 3 days we have lost...

1 rabbit, possibly heart attack from fireworks.

4 tropical fish, cause unknown, all water test fine, no sign of anything on fish.

And now our oldest hamster has died, he was just over 3 years old, so not totally unexpected.

This is really starting to get upsetting now, I hope this is the end of it.

R.I.P.

Fish.

Sandy.

Sparky.

The Stray Cat
09-10-2012, 07:56 AM
Joker, like the new Sig pic Mate!

Has anyone seen the movie, The Pirates, Band of Misfits? It's the claymation flick, looks like Wallace and Grommit. I want to see it and was wondering if its worth watching.

So today is my son's 7th B-day, he wanted a Call of the Wildman birthday. Call of the Wildman is show on Animal Planet, the guy (WIldman) goes around catching critters and snakes, it a pretty funny show. So anyway I'm no baker, like to cook, but not baking, I made him a Turtle cake! I'll post up some pics later after his little party tonight.

THE_JOKER
09-10-2012, 08:14 AM
Thanks Ed, was going to resize this one:



http://m.cdn.blog.hu/sf/sf/image/alap/its-simple-we-eat-the-batman_jpg.png

Couldn't be bothered to resize it though.

Made me chuckle.






Happy Birthday to your son Ed :nice: pics of this cake a must!.

The Stray Cat
09-10-2012, 08:28 AM
That pic is great!, Looks like the Joker might have already eaten Robin and Batgirl.

Ragnarok
09-10-2012, 09:17 AM
Joker the Hutt. :lol:

THE_JOKER
09-10-2012, 09:19 AM
lol, reminds me of that cartoon guy "Peter Griffin" but with longer hair.

admiral052
09-10-2012, 09:23 AM
I would eat the batgirl, or the cat girl lol

The Stray Cat
09-10-2012, 09:27 AM
Too late Joker already did!

He swallowed the batgirl to catch the Robin, he swallowed the Robin to the catch the catwoman, I don't know why he swallowed the fly, I guess he'll die!

THE_JOKER
09-10-2012, 09:31 AM
Comforting Ed....very comforting :lol:

Ragnarok
09-10-2012, 09:32 AM
I think I may have a mild concussion from the facepalm I just gave myself.

THE_JOKER
09-10-2012, 09:36 AM
lol that hard huh.

The Stray Cat
09-10-2012, 09:56 AM
Sorry fellas, was just singing that Old woman swallowed a fly song with my kids last night!

Ian
09-10-2012, 10:32 AM
Looks like the Joker might have already eaten Robin and Batgirl.

So long as he saves Cat woman for me :drool: Oh yeah, family orientated...

Hey John, sounds like a feast, fire up the barby.

Edit: Why is it when i click here it puts me on the wrong page and i end up quoting from way back.

The Stray Cat
09-10-2012, 10:35 AM
So long as he saves Cat woman for me :drool: Oh yeah, family orientated...

Hey John, sounds like a feast, fire up the barby.

Edit: Why is it when i click here it puts me on the wrong page and i end up quoting from way back.

It's a test!

And yes Cat Woman in her many different forms has been a Hottie since the early Batman TV show!

Ian
09-10-2012, 10:36 AM
Did i pass?

The Stray Cat
09-10-2012, 10:41 AM
Did i pass?

You get an A+, which over here is excellent!

Now which Catwoman is your favorite?

THE_JOKER
09-10-2012, 12:18 PM
I'm betting Halle Berry.

The Stray Cat
09-10-2012, 12:45 PM
She was a hot Cat Woman, movie totally sucked though!

My favorite!
http://i170.photobucket.com/albums/u250/wildnflgirl/julienewmar21a.jpg

potatocat
09-10-2012, 02:01 PM
I told you guys.

Coconut!

I'm not really sure what's going on here, but this is my contribution:

Coconut.