Commented 4 years ago2016-05-28 02:53:20 UTC in journal: #8703 Comment #62851
Yeah there are a handful of those. But I always forget to download them :P

Still, I shouldn't be actively working to prevent it, I should be the one making it happen.

That said, why does the first screenshot look like... Linux?
Commented 4 years ago2016-05-26 17:28:19 UTC in journal: #8703 Comment #62850
Yeah they pulled a few other tricks before: First it was [Upgrade now] and [Upgrade later]. Then it became [Upgrade now] and [Upgrade tonight].

I never clicked either and made sure there wasn't an "opt out" option anywhere before X'ing out. Until it scheduled itself anyway because fuck you and what you want your own computer to do, right?
Commented 4 years ago2016-05-15 19:48:45 UTC in journal: #8703 Comment #62849
I agree Windows XP was great for its time. Now, however, it's fifteen years old and obsolete. Windows 95 was also great for its time, and nobody in their right mind would use it anymore.

W7 is fantastic and probably the best version so far, but I'm not going to hold on to it as if it were the last operating system in the world if a better one comes along. I mean a proper one. It WILL be obsolete eventually, so if this goes on I'll just move over to Linux after a few years. By that time, I'll probably have a new computer too so the old one will keep W7.
Commented 4 years ago2016-05-15 03:40:30 UTC in journal: #8703 Comment #62848
Funds are never disposable :P
Commented 4 years ago2016-05-14 21:30:36 UTC in journal: #8703 Comment #62847
@ssy: This is Windows 7 Home Premium.

@Admer: Yeah that's what I did. I'm just pissed that it keeps insisting.

@Loulimi: I'm getting off easy. There's plenty of people on the internet that are really pissed because it straight up updated without notice. Rolling back isn't quite as easy as Microsoft claims and often enough problems crop up that brick people's computers and they end up with neither OS.

@Striker: I agree with you on everything, especially point 3. I'd have moved over to Linux long ago if I didn't need to use Windows-only software like AutoCAD, 3DS max, the Adobe suite, etc. I'd have to run them in a VM, which means I'd still have to use Windows.

What pisses me off the most is that they're trying to shove it down my throat. It's MY computer and whatever happens to it is up to ME.
Commented 4 years ago2016-05-12 03:08:43 UTC in journal: #8702 Comment #68020
Money on it being gory.
Commented 4 years ago2016-05-09 18:24:37 UTC in journal: #8700 Comment #62838
It's as good as you imagine it is.
Commented 4 years ago2016-05-08 05:49:12 UTC in journal: #8700 Comment #62837
It's terrifying how many people consider facebook a good file management platform. I've worked with people in the past that had only used facebook for their file sharing needs, and a very brief description of Dropbox was more than enough for them to realise the mess they were doing before.

Not all of our teachers are like this. Most are well acquainted with the concept of email and send people the right attachments, some even upload course files to a blog or something. There also are, of course, the handful of overdoers that require students to follow them on facebook, twitter and pinterest because they're so cool they upload all the important class things there. Those I hate too.
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Commented 4 years ago2016-04-28 18:34:01 UTC in journal: #8697 Comment #48423

Oh wait you're married.

Fine. Have fun anyway!
Commented 4 years ago2016-04-21 19:29:19 UTC in journal: #8695 Comment #68007
Just learned something new. However my question still applies:

How can you put a unit of measurement [of money] in a DVD-ROM?

[edit]Wait you mean the drive? Putting bank notes in the drive? Lovely. Sadly ATM service hasn't yet reached the home PC market.
Commented 4 years ago2016-04-21 03:01:49 UTC in journal: #8695 Comment #68006
How can you "put" a unit of measurement in a DVD-ROM?
Commented 4 years ago2016-04-16 02:17:39 UTC in journal: #8692 Comment #58526
A birthday post by TJB is not a birthday post by TJB without Christian Bale.
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Happy birthday!
Commented 4 years ago2016-04-09 19:53:47 UTC in journal: #8689 Comment #49680
Are you going to attach a camera to it?
Commented 4 years ago2016-04-04 18:20:00 UTC in journal: #8688 Comment #65732
Commented 4 years ago2016-04-03 08:27:40 UTC in vault item: Water currents demonstration Comment #20645
If you follow that process for mapping, you should do other things that way too:

Textures: InkScape > Adobe Illustrator > Corel Draw > Gimp > Adobe Photoshop > > Wally
Models: AutoCAD > 3DS Max > Rhino 3D > Blender > Maya

As for the map, if this clips world geometry because it isn't an entity, you could always leave a 1-unit wide gap between it and the world.
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Commented 4 years ago2016-03-18 00:44:34 UTC in journal: #8681 Comment #63380
Well, what's the name of the mod? And what are "noob tubes"?
Commented 4 years ago2016-03-17 03:56:04 UTC in news: Happy Birthday Ant Comment #100274
It took me 17 days to realise there was a new post in the front page.

Belated happy birthday Ant! We all love you back!
Commented 4 years ago2016-03-15 16:28:35 UTC in journal: #8679 Comment #62828
I AM very used to my keyboard :P

Striker, autocorrect is an integral part of T9. And with the grip I use on my phone, I only use one hand to write.
Commented 4 years ago2016-03-14 02:17:32 UTC in journal: #8679 Comment #62827
QWERTY is not an improvement. There's a lot of energy to be invested in more hand movements.
Commented 4 years ago2016-03-13 02:45:22 UTC in journal: #8679 Comment #62826
If only it had T9.
Commented 4 years ago2016-03-10 18:53:08 UTC in journal: #8679 Comment #62825
Who talked about hardware? On-screen keyboards are entirely software :P

Swiftkey feels weird and I don't like the level of system permissions it needs. It also doesn't have T9 mode. I might try it sometime, but I'm not too convinced.

Maybe I'll have to roll out my own...
Commented 4 years ago2016-03-06 04:58:46 UTC in journal: #8678 Comment #60151
Happy birthday!
Commented 4 years ago2016-02-29 19:57:28 UTC in journal: #8676 Comment #44109
Ditto Strider.

Quite detailed. You have a horrific imagination.
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Commented 4 years ago2016-02-27 20:08:19 UTC in journal: #8672 Comment #62811
Time flies!
Commented 4 years ago2016-02-26 20:06:19 UTC in journal: #8672 Comment #62810
Haha also lazy, huh? Thanks, ladies and gentlemen :)

[edit]wait... someone's timezone is misconfigured.
Commented 4 years ago2016-02-24 19:21:30 UTC in journal: #8671 Comment #49673
The WIP image is quite noir.
Commented 4 years ago2016-02-19 04:46:35 UTC in journal: #8669 Comment #61499
That Core thing is one big bold lie. They're full of hot air.
Commented 4 years ago2016-02-18 19:34:19 UTC in journal: #8668 Comment #67601
Not feeling like doing maths today. Happy birthday regardless!
Commented 4 years ago2016-02-18 07:48:40 UTC in journal: #8667 Comment #62800
I'd rather spend money on something I want.
Commented 4 years ago2016-02-18 03:40:01 UTC in journal: #8667 Comment #62799
It says right there, only Steam credit and actual purchases. AKA only money being spent by me. While the 30-day minimum makes sense, I don't quite understand the one-year limit.

It's pretty curious though that the entirety of Steam games I got in over a year were gifts.
Commented 4 years ago2016-02-16 09:05:49 UTC in journal: #8665 Comment #49667
Who on earth even MAKES keyboards without Delete and Esc??
Commented 4 years ago2016-02-11 19:54:48 UTC in journal: #8665 Comment #49666
Some people play with their fingers and enjoy it a lot :P

How does mapping with your fingers feel? Also did you find Sledge in the Windows app store?
Commented 4 years ago2016-02-02 00:15:08 UTC in journal: #8662 Comment #40521
Happy birthday Zeeba!
Commented 4 years ago2016-01-31 20:21:33 UTC in journal: #8659 Comment #50163
You voluntarily upgraded?
Commented 4 years ago2016-01-29 19:21:07 UTC in journal: #8659 Comment #50162
I'm telling you, I don't sell computer parts in Australia! And I give better support than Valve.

Every hardware purchase I ever did was by walking into a store. Never once I bought hardware online.
Commented 4 years ago2016-01-18 22:48:59 UTC in journal: #8657 Comment #62792
That looks interesting! Not for throwaway accounts, though. Because they're throwaway accounts. Could work well with Enigmail. If only the people I email knew what encryption is.
Commented 4 years ago2016-01-18 21:33:14 UTC in vault item: Rickenbacker Turret Comment #19742
Oh hey I think I saw something like this in the TWHL Tower project.
Commented 4 years ago2016-01-18 21:27:02 UTC in journal: #8657 Comment #62791
They're throwaway accounts and I don't give a damn if they get hacked because there's nothing important at risk.
Commented 4 years ago2016-01-18 21:03:03 UTC in journal: #8657 Comment #62790
It's called Don Web. It was recommended by a friend years ago, they have pretty good features for a price that's affordable for a low-income person like myself (some $30/yr as opposed to actually reputable hosts like Dreamhost that cost closer to $100/yr). But I guess it's still my fault for hiring a cheap ass host from South America. At least I'm not hosting anything particularly critical.
Commented 4 years ago2016-01-15 01:50:59 UTC in journal: #8655 Comment #44098
Rest in peace, Hans Gruber Alan Rickman.

He was an excellent actor.
Commented 4 years ago2016-01-15 01:49:33 UTC in journal: #8656 Comment #54654
Or, you know, clear acrylic.

This is amazing. I want to see it working.
Commented 4 years ago2016-01-12 03:07:36 UTC in journal: #8654 Comment #65941
Looks like it.
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Commented 4 years ago2016-01-06 00:03:33 UTC in journal: #8650 Comment #67953
The Japan level in Hitman 2.
Commented 4 years ago2016-01-04 01:07:49 UTC in journal: #8648 Comment #52197
HL2 is an engine showoff game with the Half-Life universe shoehorned in. HL1 was a perfectly well-rounded product by itself.
Commented 4 years ago2016-01-02 20:49:59 UTC in journal: #8647 Comment #62786
Posting a cheesy journal on TWHL?
Commented 4 years ago2015-12-23 19:43:22 UTC in journal: #8642 Comment #49655
Uh... BMP? Can I have it on BMP? You still can't sign it, though.