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User avatar #23 - nimithecat (11/22/2014) [-]
btw, the viper transforms, press X in mid gameplay.

Nobody tells anybody though, but the viper also has a blade like mirai
User avatar #22 - nimithecat (11/22/2014) [-]
Survival mode is where the fun is at.
Every other mech is better than mirai.

Typhoon is master race
#17 - "Let's take Armored Core, Gundam, Z.O.E and throw them in…  [+] (5 new replies) 11/22/2014 on admit it. +8
User avatar #19 - nimithecat (11/22/2014) [-]
15 bucks
User avatar #18 - nimithecat (11/22/2014) [-]
I already bought it on steam early access
User avatar #20 - iyr (11/22/2014) [-]
I have it too, but it's really rough around the edges. So much potential though.
User avatar #23 - nimithecat (11/22/2014) [-]
btw, the viper transforms, press X in mid gameplay.

Nobody tells anybody though, but the viper also has a blade like mirai
User avatar #22 - nimithecat (11/22/2014) [-]
Survival mode is where the fun is at.
Every other mech is better than mirai.

Typhoon is master race
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#2845 - iyr (05/15/2014) [-]
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#2861 - kaitora (08/09/2014) [-]
What is up my man? Too long time no see, long time no hear, so call me Helen Keller.   
   
Picking up a set of bigger wheels for my Teq tomorrow, like in the following pic. The ol Avensis has got the usual teenage treatment of sticker bombs and subwoofers so with the new wheels it won't look just as grandpa as it does in stock state. Also lowered suspension is on the list. How's the Corolla holding up?   
   
s810.photobucket.com/user/tcgt400/media/1123f121.jpg.html
What is up my man? Too long time no see, long time no hear, so call me Helen Keller.

Picking up a set of bigger wheels for my Teq tomorrow, like in the following pic. The ol Avensis has got the usual teenage treatment of sticker bombs and subwoofers so with the new wheels it won't look just as grandpa as it does in stock state. Also lowered suspension is on the list. How's the Corolla holding up?

s810.photobucket.com/user/tcgt400/media/1123f121.jpg.html
#2862 to #2861 - iyr (08/10/2014) [-]
My brother used to have a set of wheels with rims almost exactly like those (and damn good racing tires), he absolutely loved them until they were stolen right off his car which was parked in the driveway. Local police wouldn't even give us the time of day to do a report on it.
I felt so bad for him for the longest time.

Corolla's doing fine, still runs like a dream. Will be moving again soon so I'll (probably) need to find a new part time job. Hoping to get something on campus like a workstudy position.
If I have enough money left over (if any) from upgrading my computer to the new upcoming chipset, I'm looking to get my windows tinted.
As of current, they have absolutely no tint; aside from lack of privacy, lots of direct sunlight's really hard on the interior and heats it up like a broiling oven.
#2856 - datgrass (06/25/2014) [-]
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User avatar #2858 to #2857 - datgrass (06/25/2014) [-]
i think you thumbed down too i'm not sure
lol
#2859 to #2858 - iyr (06/25/2014) [-]
I don't have a particularly acute attention span or short term memory, so I have no idea.
#2842 - kaitora (04/30/2014) [-]
Too long time no see, first ever fj friend.
Too long time no see, first ever fj friend.
#2843 to #2842 - iyr (05/15/2014) [-]
OH. MY. ******* . GOD.

THIS IS THE FORTH ******* TIME WRITING THIS ******* POST BECAUSE THE LAST COUPLE OF TIMES I TRIED WRITING ON YOUR PROFILE OR REPLYING, MY CONNECTION DROPPED AND THE WHOLE DAMN POST IS GONE ON ******* PLUTO FOR ALL I KNOW.
FFS COMCAST.
I've had to resort to ******* writing out posts in ******* wordpad and saving them on the off chance my connection drops.
It's been fine for the past week or so, but I also had final exams, YIPPEE. And then my sister was over for Mother's Day weekend, so I also had family obligations.

ANYWAY.
LOTSA STUFF HAPPENED AND THINGS N' **** . Sorry for the wall of text

Finally got a new headphone amp; a SMSL sApII TPA6120A2. Surprisingly decent build quality and design for a Chinese product; brushed aluminum construction with gold plated headphone jack and rca inputs. The audio quality is about what you'd expect from 70usd amp so take from that what you will. It plays nicely with the Phono BDS, but I'll credit that to the DS' tweakable settings. It does seem to have a marginal volume bias towards the left channel that you don't really notice unless if you're explicitly looking for it.
I originally wanted a Pro-Ject Head box or a Silverstone EBO3, but it was just outside of budget. Oh Well, maybe some day.
I've mostly been using it to get most of my collection over to digital. I figure quality isn't a massive issue because 1) if I'm at home, I'll just listen to the vinyl and 2) if I'm not at home, I'm probably not using hardware good enough to make a significant audible difference.
That said, most of the preliminary recordings are easily 100MB+.
Here's one of the better recordings:
www.dropbox.com/s/54hzcvhueln2w1o/Soliquid%20-%20Lonesfield.zip
the password is 'derp'.
The reason why I'm sharing a password-protected zip rather than just the .flac is because Dropbox has been caught redhanded opening/reading files to see if they're copyrighted and sending ISPs notices if uses share links to copyright materials.

Also will be getting a lot of old hand-me-down vinyls over to digital as a favor for my mom since she'll be retiring soon. Got a bit to go through.

Newegg will be a sponsor of Formula Drift this year. Tried to shoot you a link a while ago, but comcast.
Here's all the coverage thus far:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQH0cNHDhrE&list=PL1a9Sneh2hcysUBO8CnYYu2tm0V5b8L-d
The anchor, Jenny, is a bit of a motornut, which some people find a little out of place that she works for a tech retailer whose primary audience is technophiles but she offers a lot of insight into automotive practices and culture when given the chance.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=KGQh6BqEyZ8&feature=player_detailpage#t=102

Did plenty of work on my server, finally running the software I originally wanted and not some ****** tunneling pseudo-dropbox. Remote downloading of whole folders to zip files actually seems to ******* work, yay. Generating static download links also works, so it will be a nice way to get around the dropbox shenanigans mentioned earlier.
Remote Streaming is still iffy. One of my goals is to be able to give you and other friends complete read-only access to my music collection with the ability to browse, stream, and download whatever you like.
So that said, try to go to the following link. If your browser spits out an error about untrusted SSL certificates, that's normal. I can't be arsed to pay a "trusted" organization for a signed certificate that expires in a year when I can just make and sign one myself. Also, I'm not using a version of SSL that's effected by the heartbleed bug.
You need to login to view this link
If you can't connect I have more work to do, else if you get a login page I can throw you some credentials.
Everything's preliminary atm, I'm hoping to make upgrades in the next few months when x99 is released.

Also, Silverstone has released a headphone stand made of damn-near solid aluminum. Hard to get in the states and a little bit pricy, but Silverstone has established a very good reputation for legendary build quality.
silverstonetek.com/product.php?pid=490&area=
It looks really nice, would definitely go with my other silverstone gear, but 100+usd for a honk of aluminum seems better well saved towards the appending launch of a lot of new computer tech in the coming months. ******* NOCTUA MAKING THE BEST DAMN COMPUTER FANS ON THE MARKET WITH A FUGLY ASS COLOR SAND-BROWN SCHEME ARE NOW GONNA RELEASE THE SAME FANS IN BLACK AND GREY. THEY COULD SELL THEM FOR DOUBLE THE PRICE AND PEOPLE WOULD BUY THEM ANYWAY BECAUSE THEY'RE DAMN. GOOD. FANS. ASLDKFJAALSKDF

So yeah, my sincerest apologies for not getting to ya sooner.
#2850 to #2843 - kaitora (05/15/2014) [-]
Sounds fun fun fun.   
   
I've still got my old one, it's so darn good. I sold my Sennheiser HD280's actually. Also kinda gave away my STX.   
   
Sweet, I'll take a listen to this. That's kind of cuntsy, but hey, they own whatever is in their cloud according to the tos right...?   
   
Sounds good. How much do you have by now?   
   
Gay sponsor if you ask me. Used to seeing brands like Falken, Tein, Bilstein, Toyo... on dem cars.    
   
That would be very nice of you! Have you ever had working streaming? I guess I can trust you... I got the login page though.   
   
Haha, I actually got the sievking sound stand. Ditched my old ones when I got the wharfedale stands with their speakers, took the headphone stand as a trade. I gotta say, it looks darn good.    
farm2.static.flickr.com/1094/1173256828_a7550e482a.jpg   
Still want this sobad.   
   
No worries mate.
Sounds fun fun fun.

I've still got my old one, it's so darn good. I sold my Sennheiser HD280's actually. Also kinda gave away my STX.

Sweet, I'll take a listen to this. That's kind of cuntsy, but hey, they own whatever is in their cloud according to the tos right...?

Sounds good. How much do you have by now?

Gay sponsor if you ask me. Used to seeing brands like Falken, Tein, Bilstein, Toyo... on dem cars.

That would be very nice of you! Have you ever had working streaming? I guess I can trust you... I got the login page though.

Haha, I actually got the sievking sound stand. Ditched my old ones when I got the wharfedale stands with their speakers, took the headphone stand as a trade. I gotta say, it looks darn good.
farm2.static.flickr.com/1094/1173256828_a7550e482a.jpg
Still want this sobad.

No worries mate.
#2851 to #2850 - iyr (05/16/2014) [-]
Still rockin' the beyers?    
   
I think so. Dropbox's official reasoning was to able to make file previews in the web interface until some people who got warning letters from their isp were able to deduce that db was the only service tipping them off.   
   
Recorded? Not much, just a couple of EPs.   
   
'scuse you. While it's nice to see companies sponsor events and competitors related to their industry, more sponsors never hurts.   
Besides, Newegg has really been expanding its automotive offerings in recent years; they're sill mostly a tech e-tailer though.   
   
That's good.    
   
Sometimes I wish I had a 3D printer so I could design and make my own stand (among other things), to have a completely unique one-of-a-kind stand that's distinctly personal.
Still rockin' the beyers?

I think so. Dropbox's official reasoning was to able to make file previews in the web interface until some people who got warning letters from their isp were able to deduce that db was the only service tipping them off.

Recorded? Not much, just a couple of EPs.

'scuse you. While it's nice to see companies sponsor events and competitors related to their industry, more sponsors never hurts.
Besides, Newegg has really been expanding its automotive offerings in recent years; they're sill mostly a tech e-tailer though.

That's good.

Sometimes I wish I had a 3D printer so I could design and make my own stand (among other things), to have a completely unique one-of-a-kind stand that's distinctly personal.
#2852 to #2851 - kaitora (05/16/2014) [-]
Yes, tested a lot of things and have found nothing better under 800€. Haven't tried the T90's yet though.

Funky. Though what if they can open them anyways?

But in general?

Well I wouldn't know, I'm not their customer. But yeah, sponsors are great.

inb4 you take me moni

I'd rather make my own from wood. Would be so much cooler. But cba.
#2853 to #2852 - iyr (05/17/2014) [-]
Does your store not carry them?   
   
They do. Also supported by the fact that someone wrote a honeypot script embedded in a file designed to phone home if the file was opened. I guess you know how that turned out.   
   
In non hand-me-down vinyls, not too much; jus'a few EPs. Most of the stuff I really want gets pretty expensive for better conditions, like this 						************					:   
www.discogs.com/Hybrid-Reappear-Here/release/2356864   
   
nah bruv   
   
Eh, too sawdusty.
Does your store not carry them?

They do. Also supported by the fact that someone wrote a honeypot script embedded in a file designed to phone home if the file was opened. I guess you know how that turned out.

In non hand-me-down vinyls, not too much; jus'a few EPs. Most of the stuff I really want gets pretty expensive for better conditions, like this ************ :
www.discogs.com/Hybrid-Reappear-Here/release/2356864

nah bruv

Eh, too sawdusty.
#2854 to #2853 - kaitora (05/17/2014) [-]
Pilot store, was open for a year, not good enough. No store no more, I'm working in an electronics store again. We didn't have Beyerdynamic in our selection, though we could get it of course. We had HifiMan as our main brand and another chain has Beyerdynamic. The main point of representing one major brand is that when we bought beyerdynamics, we sold them at 25-35% profit. For HifiMan it was 45% and 55% for accessories.   
   
One thing I hate about household electronics. They have no steady profit margins, even inside one brand, and one product line there are big differences. It's very redundant and lowers profits. Some products are sold on minus or 0 profit...  Common practice to mock products to customers, that have 0 or less profit. Also telling people we can't get it even though we can because it would just be so stupid to sell it.  In the Hi-Fi industry, you pick a brand and they have one number that you have to remember, maybe another one for their accessories... Not to mention that if you can manage to sell a fridge on 20% profit you are a salesgod merchantlord, you give a 10% discount on a pair of speakers and you get 35% profit. Literally every store's list prices are the same so if you don't get a personal quote, you have no treshold for supporting your local dealer.
Pilot store, was open for a year, not good enough. No store no more, I'm working in an electronics store again. We didn't have Beyerdynamic in our selection, though we could get it of course. We had HifiMan as our main brand and another chain has Beyerdynamic. The main point of representing one major brand is that when we bought beyerdynamics, we sold them at 25-35% profit. For HifiMan it was 45% and 55% for accessories.

One thing I hate about household electronics. They have no steady profit margins, even inside one brand, and one product line there are big differences. It's very redundant and lowers profits. Some products are sold on minus or 0 profit... Common practice to mock products to customers, that have 0 or less profit. Also telling people we can't get it even though we can because it would just be so stupid to sell it. In the Hi-Fi industry, you pick a brand and they have one number that you have to remember, maybe another one for their accessories... Not to mention that if you can manage to sell a fridge on 20% profit you are a salesgod merchantlord, you give a 10% discount on a pair of speakers and you get 35% profit. Literally every store's list prices are the same so if you don't get a personal quote, you have no treshold for supporting your local dealer.
User avatar #2846 to #2843 - heartbleed ONLINE (05/15/2014) [-]
And here I thought someone actually needed me... For shame.
#2844 to #2843 - iyr (05/15/2014) [-]
Here's the headphone amp:
User avatar #2848 to #2844 - kaitora (05/15/2014) [-]
What a dirty murcielago.
User avatar #2849 to #2848 - iyr (05/15/2014) [-]
Not sure why, but dust really clings to it more so than the stuff around it.
User avatar #2822 - twi (03/22/2014) [-]
tittylicker
#2825 to #2822 - iyr (03/22/2014) [-]
can I help you?
#2814 - kaitora (03/04/2014) [-]
Oi based nerd.

I downloaded a piece of software called Streamosaur, which is supposed to record any sound, like from youtube vids, or whatever is played. It recorded nothing, so I tried another similar app, didn't get any signal from anything either. Could this be because I use USB audio, or what?
#2815 to #2814 - iyr (03/04/2014) [-]
Never heard of the prog.
If it's supposed to record audio from web objects, I can't imagine changing the audio output would help, but it couldn't hurt to try.

Have you tried running it as administrator?
#2816 to #2815 - kaitora (03/05/2014) [-]
****					 the world. Nothing works.   
   
Whassup?
**** the world. Nothing works.

Whassup?
User avatar #2789 - zetsumeitaka (02/01/2014) [-]
I see a lot of car talk going on here.


What's up bro?
#2794 to #2789 - iyr (02/01/2014) [-]
new semester started, classes are pretty challenging but not impossible.   
Not much else aside form that.   
   
How goes life?
new semester started, classes are pretty challenging but not impossible.
Not much else aside form that.

How goes life?
User avatar #2797 to #2794 - zetsumeitaka (02/01/2014) [-]
Goes Okay!

Vidya games and job hunting mostly
User avatar #2799 to #2797 - iyr (02/01/2014) [-]
Looking for anything in particular or just whatever you can get?
User avatar #2800 to #2799 - zetsumeitaka (02/01/2014) [-]
When it comes to jobs, Anything i can get.
User avatar #2801 to #2800 - iyr (02/02/2014) [-]
Have you tried using a site like careerbuilder? You upload a resume + cover letter and it can help you find a variety of different jobs nearby, even entry-level stuff or part-time.
User avatar #2802 to #2801 - zetsumeitaka (02/02/2014) [-]
I don't have a resume to really upload. but I will definitely check that out.
User avatar #2803 to #2802 - iyr (02/02/2014) [-]
I might have a resume template lying around if you want to have a look at it.
User avatar #2804 to #2803 - zetsumeitaka (02/02/2014) [-]
that would actually be really helpful.
User avatar #2806 to #2804 - iyr (02/02/2014) [-]
Alrighty, here're templates for a resume, cover letter and reference page.
www.dropbox.com/s/x192q1i2g1hgx43/SCN_0001%20%282%29.pdf
User avatar #2807 to #2806 - zetsumeitaka (02/02/2014) [-]
>4.25 WOW way to make the person in the sample a ******* Turbo over-achiever.

But thanks. I will favorite this and reference it later.
#2808 to #2807 - iyr (02/02/2014) [-]
I didn't make it. Got it in highschool for how to internship.
I didn't make it. Got it in highschool for how to internship.
User avatar #2809 to #2808 - zetsumeitaka (02/02/2014) [-]
I know you didn't.

The people who did are assholes for that.

Not everyone can be a 4.25gpa Over achiever female that blew all the teachers for that extra .25
#2810 to #2809 - iyr (02/02/2014) [-]
:v
:v
User avatar #2811 to #2810 - zetsumeitaka (02/02/2014) [-]
I fear if I put my high school GPA i would never get a job.
User avatar #2812 to #2811 - iyr (02/02/2014) [-]
furtonately/unfortunately, no one really cares about highschool gpa.
Do you have experience? Good enough.
Can you work with people? Good enough.
Brought democracy to Cuba? Good enough.
User avatar #2813 to #2812 - zetsumeitaka (02/02/2014) [-]
True.
Yes. Walmart- Unloading- 7 months
No... I keep a 3.5inch knife in my back pocket
HAH. no.
User avatar #2805 to #2804 - iyr (02/02/2014) [-]
k, one minute please.
#2788 - kaitora (01/31/2014) [-]
How much work would it be to edit away the bubble and make her a proper hand?
#2790 to #2788 - iyr (02/01/2014) [-]
oh mai gawd, do I try.
#2791 to #2790 - kaitora (02/01/2014) [-]
My god that is amazing!
#2792 to #2791 - iyr (02/01/2014) [-]
Image editing in a nutshell
Image editing in a nutshell
#2793 to #2792 - kaitora (02/01/2014) [-]
I'm drunk and I find it amazing, don't belittle yourself my friend.

< my "friend's" go at it...
#2796 to #2795 - kaitora (02/01/2014) [-]
So I might go to bed abruptly soon, but how's life?
User avatar #2798 to #2796 - iyr (02/01/2014) [-]
It's alright. Nothing going on or new. Just got a fresh snowfall last night so it's super quiet outside.
#2779 to #2778 - iyr (01/16/2014) [-]
Kinda looks like Toyota's answer to that one newerish Ferrari, can't be arsed to remeber the name.

Finally remember where I heard that Edwards song. It was at a coffee shop on campus where they stream various genres of music from web radio depending on the day of the week.
#2781 to #2779 - kaitora (01/16/2014) [-]
Rari f12 Berlinetta?

Ah, das cool.

Whassup?
#2782 to #2781 - iyr (01/17/2014) [-]
That's the one.

New semester started. Classes seem challenging enough, can already tell final exams are going to be a bitch.
Lots of sleepless nights ahead, but there will be plenty of time to sleep after death.

Prolly gonna need to wait another week or two on the recorder because either the carrier or the shipper ****** up the delivery address, so it got returned to the merchant.
Gonna be mighty pissed if I'm out 200usd on a recorder.
#2783 to #2782 - kaitora (01/17/2014) [-]
It had an affair with an LFA and here's the offspring. GT6 graphics are sostunning.

Horny4study69.

You know what the **** happened? Remember my turntable problem? Well, some idiot with MS or something decides to haul his whole debut carbon to our store when his needle breaks (geeIwonderwhy). Well, having MS, he slips on the ice, obliterates most of the turntable. Well, he didn't need it so I took it in, sold him a Rega RP1. And took the motor which seemed to be totally intact, so yeah, might not be getting an RP3 just yet.
User avatar #2784 to #2783 - iyr (01/17/2014) [-]
Meanwhile, flight sim buffs haven't got a nice looking sim in 10+ years. Everyone's focused on accuracy while they're content to use graphics from the late nineties.

Not masochist enough for dis.

So it was just the slavaged motor that was failing?
#2785 to #2784 - kaitora (01/17/2014) [-]
Just how epic would this kind of 						****					 be with proper graphics?   
   
You secretly are.   
   
Nope, the old motor's fine too. If you remember, the screw is there to stay, and it's attatched to the motor.   
   
youtu.be/I3h0B1H6JwY   
   
Dat sound doe, do you know the wacky terms of owning that car? You never really appreciate the awesomeness of pace cars, even though they're AMG and all.   
   
www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&amp;v=hWrwloX6H9U#t=33
Just how epic would this kind of **** be with proper graphics?

You secretly are.

Nope, the old motor's fine too. If you remember, the screw is there to stay, and it's attatched to the motor.

youtu.be/I3h0B1H6JwY

Dat sound doe, do you know the wacky terms of owning that car? You never really appreciate the awesomeness of pace cars, even though they're AMG and all.

www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=hWrwloX6H9U#t=33
#2786 to #2785 - iyr (01/18/2014) [-]
Exactly.

Just a little.

The flight sims at my old uni had the simulator accuracy and cockpits down to a tee, but my then roommate (who was studying piloting) told me the horrendous graphics really ruined the immersion. He could learn the procedures and dynamics, but it could've felt more real, or so he says.

Wacky how? Cost? Street legality? Exclusivity?

Best car sound;
www.youtube.com/watch?v=VbNxugO-uf0

After contacting Amazon, they tell me the merchant whom I bought the recorder from had no more in stock, and since the one that was shipped out could be on mars for all we know, they're going to refund the purchase amount in full.
Better than being out 200usd and a recorder I suppose.
#2787 to #2786 - kaitora (01/18/2014) [-]
I wonder how much that all cost...   
   
Kinki boi.   
   
Simulators suck.   
   
You buy it for millions. Ferrari's all like, &quot;2fast4u&quot; They won't let you keep it, you have to call them and they're deliver it where you want it and you tear the track, they take it away. It has some supah secret f1 tech that 'Rari would rather keep supah secret.   
   
This was filmed near where I live.   
     
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
Get the Rega.
I wonder how much that all cost...

Kinki boi.

Simulators suck.

You buy it for millions. Ferrari's all like, "2fast4u" They won't let you keep it, you have to call them and they're deliver it where you want it and you tear the track, they take it away. It has some supah secret f1 tech that 'Rari would rather keep supah secret.

This was filmed near where I live.
Toyota corolla turbo fart can AWESOME SOUND vaasa ( vasa )








Get the Rega.
#2763 - kaitora (01/04/2014) [-]
Holy **** I'm slow. I only now got that the dfgt's wheel rim mimic's the Nissan GT-R one.

Want.

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What's up?
#2764 to #2763 - iyr (01/04/2014) [-]
Nissan GT-R is best buy-this-if-you-want-ninety-percent-performance-of-a-super-car-at-a-fraction-of- the-cost-to-just-go-really-fast-and-not-show-off-your-swiss-bank-account car.

heh, granturGismo
Doesn't the wheel come with shifters made with ali or magnesium? I'd personally stick with that than plexi-glass ones.

A/D recorder should be here next week. "should" being the operative word. Waiting ever-so-patiently for that to arrive.
Got a leap motion for christmas, been fiddling with it a little bit.
CPU cooler was dying (idle temps were pretty high, not unsafe, but high). Currently using a placeholder cooler until I can get something new. Part of the reason I haven't been able to reply more promptly than usual the past couple of weeks.
Aside from that, not much else.

How have your holidays been?
#2765 to #2764 - kaitora (01/04/2014) [-]
And it handles and looks well and 						****					. Want a supercar? LFA.   
   
You know that Polyphony made the infotainment software for the GT-R right? So it's not really a surprise that the official GT wheel is alike.   
   
The dfgt has these poor little triggers for flap shifting plus the stick, the G27 has the flaps.   
   
I would've got this one, but it has no stick, dunno if I would've needed that one but the dfgt was better than expected.   
   
www.thrustmaster.com/en_UK/products/t100-force-feedback-racing-wheel   
   
You got the NAD? What's leap motion?   
Ah, I see, no problem.   
   
Great, got a lot of steam games and 						****					. Did you buy anything?
And it handles and looks well and **** . Want a supercar? LFA.

You know that Polyphony made the infotainment software for the GT-R right? So it's not really a surprise that the official GT wheel is alike.

The dfgt has these poor little triggers for flap shifting plus the stick, the G27 has the flaps.

I would've got this one, but it has no stick, dunno if I would've needed that one but the dfgt was better than expected.

www.thrustmaster.com/en_UK/products/t100-force-feedback-racing-wheel

You got the NAD? What's leap motion?
Ah, I see, no problem.

Great, got a lot of steam games and **** . Did you buy anything?
#2766 to #2765 - iyr (01/04/2014) [-]
Eh, the GT-R is the most feasible purchase for a future career. Would be nice to outtake jackasses in their SUVs on the highway when they need to learn that it is never okay for an SUV to be in the left lane then proceed to drive the speed limit.						*******					 cunts.   
   
Learn some'in new everyday.   
   
Ah. Well at least it has a stick for the time being till you upgrade the paddles.   
   
If CH Products ever made a wheel, it would probably be one ugly 						************					 if not super-accurate with legendary build construction designed to last forever.   
Thrustmaster's stuff has been alright though.   
   
Yeah, should be here the 13th at the latest.   
The Leap is a little usb device you put on your desktop to track finger movements, kinda like a mini kinect. It can be used for a variety of things like gaming or emulating a touchscreen monitor without having to buy a touchscreen monitor.   
   
Got L4D2 while it was free and that's about it. None of the games I wanted had any compelling sales. (%20 off a 50usd title at the most). Though I have bought some content for TF2. Weirdly enough, I applied a kit to a knife in-game and now whenever I use it, it crashes a few friends' clients. My knife is 2swag4them.
Eh, the GT-R is the most feasible purchase for a future career. Would be nice to outtake jackasses in their SUVs on the highway when they need to learn that it is never okay for an SUV to be in the left lane then proceed to drive the speed limit. ******* cunts.

Learn some'in new everyday.

Ah. Well at least it has a stick for the time being till you upgrade the paddles.

If CH Products ever made a wheel, it would probably be one ugly ************ if not super-accurate with legendary build construction designed to last forever.
Thrustmaster's stuff has been alright though.

Yeah, should be here the 13th at the latest.
The Leap is a little usb device you put on your desktop to track finger movements, kinda like a mini kinect. It can be used for a variety of things like gaming or emulating a touchscreen monitor without having to buy a touchscreen monitor.

Got L4D2 while it was free and that's about it. None of the games I wanted had any compelling sales. (%20 off a 50usd title at the most). Though I have bought some content for TF2. Weirdly enough, I applied a kit to a knife in-game and now whenever I use it, it crashes a few friends' clients. My knife is 2swag4them.
#2767 to #2766 - kaitora (01/04/2014) [-]
Glad that suv's never got popular here. We have estates... estates everywhere. Mercs, audi's, anything, and they're all white. A GT-R would be ridiculously priced here.

www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=r3i-HRxf8z4#t=337

The paddles are ok, though I'm tempted to tweak.

I now wish they did. Dreaming the **** out of the Thrustie T500RS and maybe a Fanatec Clubsport switcher. Fanatec's wheels could be nice too though.

Oh, sounds awesome. What do you use it for? How much does one cost?

Lol... I got a lot of games and my downloads are still clogging my internets.
#2768 to #2767 - iyr (01/04/2014) [-]
Most Californians drive them after experience the trauma of a first winter when their little priuses can't do 						****					 in snow so think it's a better idea to get a lumbering SUV than to get new tires.   
People who actually own SUVs for their intended purpose (which is about %15) don't drive like they're in the indi 500.   
   
The GT-R is only 100k usd here. Pretty darn good considering it can hold it's own against other cars priced several times more than the GT-R.   
   
     
   
Well the obvious thing you need to do is attach fuzzy dice to them. Fuzzy dice always make you drive more fasterer.   
   
Never heard of Fanatec; the switcher does look like it could be crazy customizable though.   
   
They're about 65~80usd. It's the first generation of the product so tracking and app support is a little iffy, but it's promising. Useful for operating the computer if you don't want to get your keyboard/mouse dirty when snacking on munchies.   
   
Yeah. . . well... ur face.
Most Californians drive them after experience the trauma of a first winter when their little priuses can't do **** in snow so think it's a better idea to get a lumbering SUV than to get new tires.
People who actually own SUVs for their intended purpose (which is about %15) don't drive like they're in the indi 500.

The GT-R is only 100k usd here. Pretty darn good considering it can hold it's own against other cars priced several times more than the GT-R.

World's Greatest Drag Race!

Well the obvious thing you need to do is attach fuzzy dice to them. Fuzzy dice always make you drive more fasterer.

Never heard of Fanatec; the switcher does look like it could be crazy customizable though.

They're about 65~80usd. It's the first generation of the product so tracking and app support is a little iffy, but it's promising. Useful for operating the computer if you don't want to get your keyboard/mouse dirty when snacking on munchies.

Yeah. . . well... ur face.
#2769 to #2768 - kaitora (01/04/2014) [-]
Lol. There's no purpose for a suv, get a minivan or get a real offroader.

Ain't it supposed to be around 70k?

And race stripes. I actually have the steering stripe in my dfgt, it's nice to have.

Why didn't they drop the bmw and the lotus and get one real sports car more?

I see. I shall google the **** out of it now.
#2770 to #2769 - iyr (01/04/2014) [-]
Sport Utility Vehicle. My mom has a friend who loves to do tons of outdoorsy stuff. Minivans oft don't have the hp to haul a boat or a trailer on mountain roads and sometimes lack even the mounts to strap bikes or kayaks to the top. A properly designed SUV will go offroad anyway while also being street legal comfortable to drive during other times of the year.   
   
Nowadays, uppermiddle class people will drive them just to be imposing and never take them off solid pavement once.   
   
Depends. 100k was approximate, all about location where you decide to buy. Still dirt cheap for performance you get out it.   
   
Here's the second and third &quot;world's greatest drag races&quot; they've done for 2012 and 2013 respectively with different car lineups. Haven't watched the 2013 one though.   
www.youtube.com/watch?v=JaS7n6qKQe4   
www.youtube.com/watch?v=durxww0ve4o   
   
It is a little finicky, so don't say I didn't warn you.
Sport Utility Vehicle. My mom has a friend who loves to do tons of outdoorsy stuff. Minivans oft don't have the hp to haul a boat or a trailer on mountain roads and sometimes lack even the mounts to strap bikes or kayaks to the top. A properly designed SUV will go offroad anyway while also being street legal comfortable to drive during other times of the year.

Nowadays, uppermiddle class people will drive them just to be imposing and never take them off solid pavement once.

Depends. 100k was approximate, all about location where you decide to buy. Still dirt cheap for performance you get out it.

Here's the second and third "world's greatest drag races" they've done for 2012 and 2013 respectively with different car lineups. Haven't watched the 2013 one though.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=JaS7n6qKQe4
www.youtube.com/watch?v=durxww0ve4o

It is a little finicky, so don't say I didn't warn you.
#2771 to #2770 - kaitora (01/04/2014) [-]
I guess, crossovers though, I don't get that much.

Isn't a basic vette more? Like 125k?

Eh, I don't find these that interesting. Purdy to watch but I'd rather watch each car reviewed and compared to something actually relevant.

www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=Lwd8Szegt84#t=28

That 0-60, imagine how that feels.
#2772 to #2771 - iyr (01/05/2014) [-]
yep, one of those &quot;fashion&quot; comfort SUVs. Not built to handle even a bit of gravel on the road, 'cause the manufacturer knows that whoever's the idiot buying is only using to drop their kids off at ehem football practice.   
   
maybe, haven't ever really looked into corvettes. American automotive labor unions have gotten strong enough to the point where workers can half-assed build a car to die after ten thousands miles without getting fired. Shame.   
   
But then they'd all look overpowering and have incredible performance to &quot;relevant&quot; cars. It's amusing to watch the best of the best and read comments by upset fanboys why their favorite car doesn't perform like it does in Need for Speed or Burnout.   
   
Prolly like taking off with full afterburner I'd imagine.
yep, one of those "fashion" comfort SUVs. Not built to handle even a bit of gravel on the road, 'cause the manufacturer knows that whoever's the idiot buying is only using to drop their kids off at ehem football practice.

maybe, haven't ever really looked into corvettes. American automotive labor unions have gotten strong enough to the point where workers can half-assed build a car to die after ten thousands miles without getting fired. Shame.

But then they'd all look overpowering and have incredible performance to "relevant" cars. It's amusing to watch the best of the best and read comments by upset fanboys why their favorite car doesn't perform like it does in Need for Speed or Burnout.

Prolly like taking off with full afterburner I'd imagine.
#2773 to #2772 - kaitora (01/05/2014) [-]
American cars even sound like their engines are from the 70's. Horrible transmissions.   
   
Burnout doesn't have real cars... I was actually really disappointed at how the LFA was in GT5, should try it in 6.
American cars even sound like their engines are from the 70's. Horrible transmissions.

Burnout doesn't have real cars... I was actually really disappointed at how the LFA was in GT5, should try it in 6.

RSF Paddle Shift System for Driving Force GT
#2774 to #2773 - iyr (01/05/2014) [-]
Which sucks, because they aren't necessarily designed bad. When my brother used to work in Vegas he got in touch with an engineer from Chrysler who lamented that he and his coworkers could spend years of all-nighters designing an excellent machine but 						**********					 on the assembly line would 						****					 up the construction this way and that because they can get away with it.   
   
Meant to say Midnight Club  Tried to think of the first two racing games to mind that weren't shooting for realism or weren't cart racers. ; point still stands.    
   
Schmexy.
Which sucks, because they aren't necessarily designed bad. When my brother used to work in Vegas he got in touch with an engineer from Chrysler who lamented that he and his coworkers could spend years of all-nighters designing an excellent machine but ********** on the assembly line would **** up the construction this way and that because they can get away with it.

Meant to say Midnight Club Tried to think of the first two racing games to mind that weren't shooting for realism or weren't cart racers. ; point still stands.

Schmexy.
#2775 to #2774 - kaitora (01/05/2014) [-]
Meanwhile in Nissan's hermatically sealed laboratories, engineers are matching hand built engines to work perfectly with their equal, yet unique transmissions.   
   
Does midnight club have real cars?
Meanwhile in Nissan's hermatically sealed laboratories, engineers are matching hand built engines to work perfectly with their equal, yet unique transmissions.

Does midnight club have real cars?

#2776 to #2775 - iyr (01/05/2014) [-]
And that's why japanese and german cars are so popular in the US market; they 						*******					 work.   
   
It has real cars, but very unrealistic physics. Fun to play, but feels like it's trying too hard to be a mish-mash of NFSU2 and GTA (no car stealing, but the characters and plot feel about as shallow as those from GTA, which makes sense since they're both Rockstar games).
And that's why japanese and german cars are so popular in the US market; they ******* work.

It has real cars, but very unrealistic physics. Fun to play, but feels like it's trying too hard to be a mish-mash of NFSU2 and GTA (no car stealing, but the characters and plot feel about as shallow as those from GTA, which makes sense since they're both Rockstar games).
#2777 to #2776 - kaitora (01/05/2014) [-]
youtu.be/JjKj9x7DepY   
   
Lissn. That engine sound is some f1 						****					. 7500rpm on the press of a pedal and my car's like noooooo on 3500.   
   
I wish GTA V had more racing elements. Like a nice race track, the cars in it are nice.
youtu.be/JjKj9x7DepY

Lissn. That engine sound is some f1 **** . 7500rpm on the press of a pedal and my car's like noooooo on 3500.

I wish GTA V had more racing elements. Like a nice race track, the cars in it are nice.
#2747 to #2746 - iyr (12/30/2013) [-]
because gay ben.
thanks for playing though, even if everything dun broke
#2748 to #2747 - derpingthederps (12/30/2013) [-]
I still love you though, salve boy
#2744 - kaitora (12/28/2013) [-]
Just gathered a huge bunch of CD's I have forgotten to rip.   
   
They still got made into that &quot;2-bit garbage&quot;.   
   
WHAT IS WRONG WITH MY COMPUTER!?
Just gathered a huge bunch of CD's I have forgotten to rip.

They still got made into that "2-bit garbage".

WHAT IS WRONG WITH MY COMPUTER!?
#2745 to #2744 - iyr (12/29/2013) [-]
Do the CD's playback normally in a typical music program?   
Do other ripping applications produce the same or similar results?
Do the CD's playback normally in a typical music program?
Do other ripping applications produce the same or similar results?
#2749 to #2745 - kaitora (12/30/2013) [-]
Haven't tried. They play normally in car and on le stereo.   
   
I think I tried foobar with one and it came out the same, don't remember if I've tried EAC, I'll do that.
Haven't tried. They play normally in car and on le stereo.

I think I tried foobar with one and it came out the same, don't remember if I've tried EAC, I'll do that.
#2750 to #2749 - iyr (12/31/2013) [-]
by the by, you made a recommendation at some point for a usb device for recording vinyls to computer. What was that again? Thought it was something by ortofon, but I can't find it.
by the by, you made a recommendation at some point for a usb device for recording vinyls to computer. What was that again? Thought it was something by ortofon, but I can't find it.
User avatar #2753 to #2750 - usb (12/31/2013) [-]
hey
User avatar #2757 to #2756 - usb (12/31/2013) [-]
h..hey that tickles
User avatar #2751 to #2750 - kaitora (12/31/2013) [-]
Pro-ject record box.
User avatar #2752 to #2751 - iyr (12/31/2013) [-]
Thank you very much.
#2758 to #2752 - iyr (12/31/2013) [-]
Record box is discontinued everwer and con no longer be bought (at least cross the pond).   
Any other decent A/D recorders?
Record box is discontinued everwer and con no longer be bought (at least cross the pond).
Any other decent A/D recorders?
#2760 to #2758 - kaitora (12/31/2013) [-]
It's still in production...

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Rega fono mini A2D, and I think NAD has one, check their sieeet.
#2761 to #2760 - iyr (01/02/2014) [-]
fooled me, the product page looked complete.   
   
After looking at NAD's product catalog (which hadn't even occurred to me to look), I'm prolly gonna order their PP 4 A/D recorder.    
It's 25usd more than the A2D, but has a few more features.
fooled me, the product page looked complete.

After looking at NAD's product catalog (which hadn't even occurred to me to look), I'm prolly gonna order their PP 4 A/D recorder.
It's 25usd more than the A2D, but has a few more features.
#2762 to #2761 - kaitora (01/02/2014) [-]
I do believe that would be an ok choice, but I'd personally go for Rega in terms of quality.
#2740 - kaitora (12/13/2013) [-]
Is here, is nice. Expected it to be some sheity silumin but it's actually a decent piece of metal. Probably gonna play the game a lot this weekend.
User avatar #2741 to #2740 - kaitora (12/13/2013) [-]
Nice rotation asshat image upload.
User avatar #2742 to #2741 - iyr (12/15/2013) [-]
heh

If I can get a fair price for selling one of my textbooks and it goes on sale on steam for the holiday's I might just get. Been a while since playing something in that genre for a racing fix.

That is sexylicious. Just finished first of three finals. Next one's not till wednesday, got some breathing room.
#2743 to #2742 - kaitora (12/15/2013) [-]
Welp, I got a dfgt. I waited a bit too long to buy the wheel so the clearance patch of the g27's was sold out.   
   
I can't really complain though. The build is nice enough, it works really well. I don't care if it has no clutch for now. The functionalities it has just for GT are nice which makes up for it a lot.   
   
Also because of the money saved, I got GT6 AE, really a great improvement over GT5.   
   
You up to anything?
Welp, I got a dfgt. I waited a bit too long to buy the wheel so the clearance patch of the g27's was sold out.

I can't really complain though. The build is nice enough, it works really well. I don't care if it has no clutch for now. The functionalities it has just for GT are nice which makes up for it a lot.

Also because of the money saved, I got GT6 AE, really a great improvement over GT5.

You up to anything?
#2739 - iyr (12/10/2013) [-]
Test
#2718 - kaitora (12/05/2013) [-]
So I ordered Grid 2.

You know why?

Was looking for wheels in class again since I had nothing to do, game was in suggestions, the speshjul edishun was only 30€ so I checked the desc. and found out I was entitled to getting a free keychain. Been looking for something cool to put in muh car keys... Keychains are just one of those things that keep appearing for no apparent reason and when you need one, even the worst don't exist.

I am a victim of freebies.
User avatar #2719 to #2718 - iyr (12/06/2013) [-]
For PC or PS3?

I was thinking the same thing when I got my car; keychains bloody everywhere until you need one, ended up using an old mounting bracket for a CPU waterblock on the spare and a dragon emblem from Kyoto on the primary.
You'll have to send a pic of it.

Kinda feel the sameway with prompt shipping. Gotten too spoiled by Amazon and Newegg, packages that take longer than three days to arrive give me anxiety.
User avatar #2720 to #2719 - kaitora (12/06/2013) [-]
Thought I replied to this one already...

You've been to Kyoto? I want to go there some day too. I shall, will probably ship at the end of next week since it's a bit of a mailing ruckus over here...

There's this record store that uses a system where when you buy **** for 17€, you get a stamp, 10 stamps is 17€ to use. Especially when you're really close to getting 10 stamps you usually get incented to buy something extra just to get the discount. Same was with this army surplus store I used to use a lot when I was doing airsoft, when you ordered for over 100€, you got a free product for like 10€, which was a pretty good of a deal since a completely usable jacket might have been 5€.
#2721 to #2720 - iyr (12/07/2013) [-]
Lots of historical temples in and around Kyoto with all sorts of sights and designs. Prolly one of the best cities in Japan to visit if you're interested in learning about their pre-1900 culture and history.

Yeah, lots of stores here have similar stuff too. Some grocers have incentive programs where for every ten dollars you spend you get a stamp and if you get fifteen stamps you can a free set "expensive designer" play-settings or decent cutlery.

Got my car back yesterday. The brand new headlights are clearer and brighter than the previous ones which had been buffed with the bulbs replaced. Everything's fixed 'cept a small crack in the front bumper that wasn't worth repairing.
In lieu of the accident, my mom has decided to buy me a nice set of studded snow-tires that will be my christmas present. Really grateful for it, proper tires make a night-and-day difference.
#2722 to #2721 - kaitora (12/07/2013) [-]
I'd like to go to Japan with a car or a bike because the driving roads look so orgasmic.

Cools, just had to change one bulb to my car. Funny how you can spend even 30€ on one damn H7 bulb when 5€ is good enough. You don't have to use snow tyres in 'Murica? Here they're mandatory for the winter, spikes are optional, I have them though.
#2723 to #2722 - iyr (12/07/2013) [-]
The hiking there is alright, but they use a lot of public transport to get around. Lot like the germans afaik.

Pretty much.
It's not mandatory in any state that I know of (it might be in Alaska), though states near the Rocky Mountains it's practically common sense to have a decent set of snow-tires if you can afford it, studded tires are a bonus. Some states do have laws for commercial vehicles though, wouldn't want a eighteen-wheeler loosing traction on mountain roads.
Most cars sold near the rockies are just equipped with all season tires, elsewhere it's just summer or wet-road tires.
Since some areas of the US only see a few inches of snow a year for a few days, it's not worth it for towns to invest in a fleet of snow plows or other infrastructure, so they just close down for such mundane weather. The locals wouldn't really be equipped to deal with it either.
#2724 to #2723 - kaitora (12/07/2013) [-]
Everything in what you just said was so... inconvenient...   
   
So are you getting studded tires?
Everything in what you just said was so... inconvenient...

So are you getting studded tires?
#2725 to #2724 - iyr (12/07/2013) [-]
Sorry, got carried away. I get it from my mom.

Yeah, just dropped off the car to get them fitted. Gonna pick it up in a few hours.
#2726 to #2725 - kaitora (12/07/2013) [-]
No worries.

Send me a pic of the tires if you can, I want to see what passes as snow tires in 'murica.
#2727 to #2726 - iyr (12/07/2013) [-]
Will do.   
Hanging onto the old set for the warmer seasons. Might as well take a pic of that too for comparison.   
   
Anything new? Anxious about going to training?
Will do.
Hanging onto the old set for the warmer seasons. Might as well take a pic of that too for comparison.

Anything new? Anxious about going to training?
#2728 to #2727 - kaitora (12/07/2013) [-]
How are their surfaces? What's the minimum for summer tires in the US? Here it's 3mm in the winter but only 1,6mm in the summer. My car needs a new set of summer tires on the front.   
   
Training? That's in over a year so, not too much really. Kinda sucks because I have to wait over a year to apply to an uni or whatever I find best. Nothing really new here personally. There was some rioting in the eastern parts yesterday and everyone's facepalming because nobody ever riots here and now it was just a bunch of drunken douches tantruming for &quot;anarchy&quot; on independence day...   
   
You?
How are their surfaces? What's the minimum for summer tires in the US? Here it's 3mm in the winter but only 1,6mm in the summer. My car needs a new set of summer tires on the front.

Training? That's in over a year so, not too much really. Kinda sucks because I have to wait over a year to apply to an uni or whatever I find best. Nothing really new here personally. There was some rioting in the eastern parts yesterday and everyone's facepalming because nobody ever riots here and now it was just a bunch of drunken douches tantruming for "anarchy" on independence day...

You?
#2729 to #2728 - iyr (12/07/2013) [-]
Will have to see when I get em back.
Not sure what the actual legal minimums are. Too lazy to look it up. Here, the rule of thumb is less than 3mm, the tires should be replaced, year round. Actually, it's put a US penny upside down in the treads, if you can see the top of the president's head the tires should be replaced. About 3mm.

Still though.
You can't apply early? Here, you can apply pretty early, even if you don't meet the min requirements at the time of application if you show you're on your way to completing them you can get accepted and register upon doing so.
Still thinking about business oriented classes?

That must've been one hell of a bar fight gone wrong.

Nothin'. Next week is last week of classes, then finals week, then winter holiday. Gonna spend most of tomorrow catching up on projects.
#2730 to #2729 - kaitora (12/07/2013) [-]
Here it's the silver lining on the 2 euro coin.   
   
Hmm, I have to ask about that from my school's advisor.   
   
Eyyup, production economy seems interesting.   
   
Heard it was arranged.   
   
What kind of projects do you have?
Here it's the silver lining on the 2 euro coin.

Hmm, I have to ask about that from my school's advisor.

Eyyup, production economy seems interesting.

Heard it was arranged.

What kind of projects do you have?
#2731 to #2730 - iyr (12/07/2013) [-]
Tread depth seems to be just over 4mm.

Just some coding projects for second life. The game uses its own language for coding properties into objects that's similar to C++, so the professor uses it for labs and projects.
#2732 to #2731 - kaitora (12/07/2013) [-]
***** I thought your car was black. The tires seem similar to mine. What brand?

Intredasting.
User avatar #2733 to #2732 - iyr (12/07/2013) [-]
I never said it was black, it's maroorngandy. They're Hankooks. I'm not all familiar with tire brands and their respective manufacturing qualities.
User avatar #2734 to #2733 - kaitora (12/07/2013) [-]
Pic of the whole thing nao.
#2735 to #2734 - iyr (12/07/2013) [-]
Sorry that took so long, my brother wanted to take it for a spin to test the tires.
"I'm going to get cigs, be back in five"
yea, k.
#2736 to #2735 - kaitora (12/07/2013) [-]
The euro model is one hell of a ugly car. The facelift was ok and even the one in the pic I posted is complimented by it's colour and **** .

Yours looks like a nice lil car, can barely see the scratches.
#2737 to #2736 - iyr (12/07/2013) [-]
I kinda like the rounded headlights, but that's just me. Color could definitely be something else.   
   
on an unrelated topic (you don't have to watch all of it, just this tid-bit about the cables):   
www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmiczcwtNYI&amp;feature=player_detailpage#t=2112
I kinda like the rounded headlights, but that's just me. Color could definitely be something else.

on an unrelated topic (you don't have to watch all of it, just this tid-bit about the cables):
www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmiczcwtNYI&feature=player_detailpage#t=2112
#2738 to #2737 - kaitora (12/07/2013) [-]
I actually like the brownish gray rather than most of the colours you normally see...

I've heard cable differences in the 6000€ range, which was kind of "impressive" because I've always been really pessimistic about it. The most difference comes when you hop over the 50€/meter range and double it. I think the idea there was the retarded review though. We gotta remember though, it's someone's hobby, I don't really have a reason to laugh if they're spending their own earned money, feeding the economy and buying nothing too much with a lot of money.
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User avatar #2701 - derpingthederps (11/28/2013) [-]
www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKXpauDIGjo
omg i hope you guys are playing mvm soon ;-; I've been doing it all day and it's been going so bad n_n
User avatar #2703 to #2700 - kaitora (11/30/2013) [-]
False alarm on that upper post.

Me asking you if you have a good file of Hybrid's instrumental "Until Tomorrow", before I checked my library... of course you've given it to me.
#2704 to #2703 - iyr (11/30/2013) [-]
Ois.
Sorry for late reply (again), US holiday; the one where we stuff our faces with food then watch TV, basically how americans live everyday, but as a national holiday.

Car cabins (or steering controls more specifically) are often used as an anology for UI design in software, because of the amount of attention to detail and priority of functions that goes into the design.
#2705 to #2704 - kaitora (11/30/2013) [-]
Funnily enough now that you reply I'm watching the top gear review of the older CCX.   
   
Aaaaand once again there's Hybrid in this show.   
   
How's life?
Funnily enough now that you reply I'm watching the top gear review of the older CCX.

Aaaaand once again there's Hybrid in this show.

How's life?
#2706 to #2705 - iyr (11/30/2013) [-]
2sexy4me.   
   
Figures.   
   
Corolla's in the body shop, should be getting it back late next week hopefully.   
Got some advice from samio on how to make star-scapes, been experimenting with that. Not much else.   
   
Anything new?
2sexy4me.

Figures.

Corolla's in the body shop, should be getting it back late next week hopefully.
Got some advice from samio on how to make star-scapes, been experimenting with that. Not much else.

Anything new?
#2707 to #2706 - kaitora (11/30/2013) [-]
Agera R is sexier though. The CCX was the only car that was ever crashed in top gear.

How much will it cost you? Who's Samio and what are star-scapes...?

Nothing too much. Got a new test on monday, hoping to get it rite this time. On an unrelated note, there has been an odd spike in sales of record players... wonder if it's the winter and people spending more time inside or what.
#2708 to #2707 - iyr (11/30/2013) [-]
Perhaps, but the furai you could practically sex.   
   
Initial estimate was two grand. Made a bet with a friend that whomever was closer to guessing the correct cost of repair gets a free lunch. So far I'm winning.   
   
Samio's the guy who makes comics about the solar system where all of the planets are personified. Think polandball, but with celestial bodies and well-drawn.   
This one is my favorite:   
www.funnyjunk.com/channel/oc-comic-makers/Space+Rock+Mining/RnnqGEa/   
He always did good images of stars, so I'd figure I'd ask him for advice. Stuff like this:   

			
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Try not to get urself killed this time.   
   
Maybe. Saw some vinyl players a store the other day for about fifty usd, with &quot;minimalist design&quot; and fake wood accents. Looked like they were trying to appeal to ultra-hipstars, but it was interesting because I hadn't seen new players sold in any brick-and-mortar store for almost a decade.
Perhaps, but the furai you could practically sex.

Initial estimate was two grand. Made a bet with a friend that whomever was closer to guessing the correct cost of repair gets a free lunch. So far I'm winning.

Samio's the guy who makes comics about the solar system where all of the planets are personified. Think polandball, but with celestial bodies and well-drawn.
This one is my favorite:
www.funnyjunk.com/channel/oc-comic-makers/Space+Rock+Mining/RnnqGEa/
He always did good images of stars, so I'd figure I'd ask him for advice. Stuff like this:
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Try not to get urself killed this time.

Maybe. Saw some vinyl players a store the other day for about fifty usd, with "minimalist design" and fake wood accents. Looked like they were trying to appeal to ultra-hipstars, but it was interesting because I hadn't seen new players sold in any brick-and-mortar store for almost a decade.
#2709 to #2708 - kaitora (11/30/2013) [-]
It's like a japanese Zonda R.

Lel.

Oh I see.

K ok k.

Yeah well... The one that's really selling is the Debut Carbon.

Megalomachia2 - SUPER-REFLEX
#2710 to #2709 - iyr (11/30/2013) [-]
I guess since it comes in many different colors write before the holiday season; people picking them up as gifts. Not like many others don't come in varying colors though.
I dunno, don't have enough experience in that kind of retail.

Sounds like a bunch of electronic music thrown in a blender then poured through a filter to make a melody of sorts.
#2711 to #2710 - kaitora (11/30/2013) [-]
Rega, Oracle and Pro-Ject do colours. Others don't use acryl that much and rely on more complex and hefty builds of wood, glass and metals.

Pic is the Oracle paris, uses a Pro-Ject tonearm.

And it's ******* amazing innit?
#2712 to #2711 - iyr (12/01/2013) [-]
I don't mind acrylics if it's not the cheap stuff that cracks or scratch easily. Glass and metal players definitely look good, my uncle had an old tempered glass player that he was trying to find a proprietary arm for. Some brushed aluminums stain though.   
Wood makes me nervous because it tends to crack and splinter over time if it's not in a stable climate. Really good woods coated with excellent protective varnishes are pretty expensive though.   
That said, I wouldn't mind a player made from Brazilian Rosewood.
I don't mind acrylics if it's not the cheap stuff that cracks or scratch easily. Glass and metal players definitely look good, my uncle had an old tempered glass player that he was trying to find a proprietary arm for. Some brushed aluminums stain though.
Wood makes me nervous because it tends to crack and splinter over time if it's not in a stable climate. Really good woods coated with excellent protective varnishes are pretty expensive though.
That said, I wouldn't mind a player made from Brazilian Rosewood.
#2713 to #2712 - kaitora (12/01/2013) [-]
How bout a Thorens Concrete?

The amount of lacquer and impregnants you'll find on anything wooden in hi-fi is usually nuts, measured one speaker having a nice 7mm coat of lacquer on its back once. The wooden ones I've seen have usually been in excellent condition and are being taken excellent care of.
#2714 to #2713 - iyr (12/01/2013) [-]
Why does that exist?
Why does that need to exist?

Figured as much. Dunno about you, but I don't intend on replacing my player anytime soon.
The few people I've met that listen to vinyls pick a player and stick with it for quite a while. Somewhat of a little culture shock coming from a computers background were parts get replaced and renewed every few months to few years, much less few decades.
#2715 to #2714 - kaitora (12/01/2013) [-]
People will always go "extreme" in eliminating problems, and this problem is a real one, called "resonation".

Well, it's not like there are constantly any actual new technologies developed in the hi-fi field... especially analog audio. I'm gonna update my phonostage next, than maybe the player.
#2716 to #2715 - iyr (12/01/2013) [-]
But concrete of all materials? Why not solid stainless steel? Or magnesium?
I mean, concrete would probably be the cheapest, but I'd assume anyone willing to go that far would be willing to spend a little extra coin.

Even though, some parts change little over time, like coolers, chassis', and power supplies yet people still insist on replacing those every couple of years.
Just a different mentality I guess.
#2717 to #2716 - kaitora (12/01/2013) [-]
But the real question is, why not?

Just a completely different industry.
#2699 - kaitora (11/23/2013) [-]
Dacmagic's pc-sauce led is flickering like hell.

Why must they make such ****** leds these days? When I had the NAD C356BEE for tests, two of it's leds shut completely.
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