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by Led Guardian
05 Aug 2011 21:13
Forum: Site and Forum
Topic: Is it just me or we're flooded with spambots?
Replies: 107
Views: 52482

Re: Is it just me or we're flooded with spambots?

A spambot just made two posts on page 2. We're doomed. :shock:
by Led Guardian
28 Jul 2011 04:45
Forum: Otherland
Topic: George R R Martin
Replies: 136
Views: 91375

Re: George R R Martin

Has anyone read the fifth volume yet? I'm about 800 pages in and it's great! Extremely tense right from the start, and reading about tyrion and john is really cool after they were omitted in number four. It's still a little slow and lacks huge story-changing events (like those in the third book) bu...
by Led Guardian
27 Jul 2011 18:32
Forum: Otherland
Topic: George R R Martin
Replies: 136
Views: 91375

Re: George R R Martin

Has anyone read the fifth volume yet? I'm about 800 pages in and it's great! Extremely tense right from the start, and reading about tyrion and john is really cool after they were omitted in number four. It's still a little slow and lacks huge story-changing events (like those in the third book) bu...
by Led Guardian
23 Jul 2011 22:23
Forum: Site and Forum
Topic: Is it just me or we're flooded with spambots?
Replies: 107
Views: 52482

Re: Is it just me or we're flooded with spambots?

Someone do something, please. I just deleted a forum-wide tidal wave of spam. If something doesn't happen, this forum will simply drown in it. Basic captcha, anything to reduce the volume. It would take far less time to add that than it does to delete everything.
by Led Guardian
23 Jul 2011 22:17
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Orchestral Project feat. Markus Heitz
Replies: 18
Views: 6931

Re: Orchestral Project feat. Markus Heitz

wade-newb wrote:Are there English versions available?
Yes, but I have a friend who read them and didn't like them much. He thought it might have been an issue with the translation.
by Led Guardian
22 Jul 2011 02:00
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Enough to be lazy, Hansi!
Replies: 5
Views: 3936

Re: Enough to be lazy, Hansi!

Hey now! Fred is indeed amaaaazing. After the Raleigh show I was going to ask one of the crew for a drumstick to give my dad, and right at that moment something came rolling at me on the floor and hit my foot. It was the head of one of Fred's toms, signed by him, and said "We had a total blast here...
by Led Guardian
22 Jul 2011 01:54
Forum: Site and Forum
Topic: Is it just me or we're flooded with spambots?
Replies: 107
Views: 52482

Re: Is it just me or we're flooded with spambots?

Led Guardian wrote:
Andreas wrote:I sure am. I expected higher moral standards from a moderator...

:mrgreen:
That's why I deleted those pictures. My standards are very high, and those pictures didn't meet them. :P
by Led Guardian
21 Jul 2011 02:34
Forum: Otherland
Topic: Baldurs gate series
Replies: 7
Views: 20880

Re: Baldurs gate series

That's because it's one of the best games of all time, one which I'm probably going to replay soon, as I'm about to finish the first one again. And I think it said in his bio that SoA was one of Andre's favorite games.
by Led Guardian
21 Jul 2011 02:22
Forum: Site and Forum
Topic: Is it just me or we're flooded with spambots?
Replies: 107
Views: 52482

Re: Is it just me or we're flooded with spambots?

Andreas wrote:Pervert
I'm sure you're overcome by moral outrage right now. :P
by Led Guardian
18 Jul 2011 18:43
Forum: Site and Forum
Topic: Is it just me or we're flooded with spambots?
Replies: 107
Views: 52482

Re: Is it just me or we're flooded with spambots?

And now they're posting pictures of naked women. I admit that I nearly did not delete that post. What can I say, they were nice boobies. :P
by Led Guardian
18 Jul 2011 00:48
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Enough to be lazy, Hansi!
Replies: 5
Views: 3936

Re: Enough to be lazy, Hansi!

Fred's better.
by Led Guardian
10 Jul 2011 18:27
Forum: Site and Forum
Topic: Is it just me or we're flooded with spambots?
Replies: 107
Views: 52482

Re: Is it just me or we're flooded with spambots?

Why not just ban registrations from the US? They're not just registering from the US though, so that only partially helps. It will also confuse the hell out of any fans from the US who are trying to register, even if you put up a message. I know. I wasn't too serious about it either :wink: Ah. That...
by Led Guardian
10 Jul 2011 03:42
Forum: Site and Forum
Topic: Is it just me or we're flooded with spambots?
Replies: 107
Views: 52482

Re: Is it just me or we're flooded with spambots?

Desert_Storm wrote:Why not just ban registrations from the US?
They're not just registering from the US though, so that only partially helps. It will also confuse the hell out of any fans from the US who are trying to register, even if you put up a message.
by Led Guardian
09 Jul 2011 18:07
Forum: Coffee Shop
Topic: Goodbye Hansi Smurf
Replies: 51
Views: 24689

Re: Goodbye Hansi Smurf

Is there anybody looking after this board, or can just anybody come along and post shit in each sub forum for it to just remain there? Honestly, I can help out if required, it just gets tiresome trawling through this crap and I am not visiting as often as a consequence. It may be worth asking for s...
by Led Guardian
08 Jul 2011 18:11
Forum: Site and Forum
Topic: Is it just me or we're flooded with spambots?
Replies: 107
Views: 52482

Re: Is it just me or we're flooded with spambots?

They're definitely registering from places other than USA. I just deleted one that hailed from 'Livesex land.'
by Led Guardian
28 Jun 2011 02:17
Forum: Otherland
Topic: Advice for new laptop
Replies: 16
Views: 21905

Re: Advice for new laptop

I'm now considering simply keeping the laptop I have for school work and stuff, and building a desktop. I won't get to game from my bed/couch/deck chair, but it'll get me the most bang for my buck, if I may be cliche.
by Led Guardian
26 Jun 2011 18:41
Forum: Otherland
Topic: Advice for new laptop
Replies: 16
Views: 21905

Re: Advice for new laptop

I wouldn't buy a laptop for gaming purposes at all. Laptops are for women, because they favor aesthetics over usability. :| Or people who would rather not be rooted to a single location for gaming. I am aware of the drawbacks of laptops, I was just hoping it would be possible to get one that was po...
by Led Guardian
25 Jun 2011 22:24
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: metropolisday
Replies: 5
Views: 3113

Re: metropolisday

Is there something I'm missing here? Have you been a spambot in disguise this entire time?
by Led Guardian
23 Jun 2011 23:18
Forum: Site and Forum
Topic: I banned Hansi Smurf
Replies: 15
Views: 12063

Re: I banned Hansi Smurf

Yeah, his earlier stuff was better. :P
by Led Guardian
21 Jun 2011 23:07
Forum: Site and Forum
Topic: Is it just me or we're flooded with spambots?
Replies: 107
Views: 52482

Re: Is it just me or we're flooded with spambots?

I've deleted a number in the last few days, so they seem to be active still. :/
by Led Guardian
21 Jun 2011 23:05
Forum: Site and Forum
Topic: Distributing Hansi Smurf Around The World
Replies: 29
Views: 20344

Re: Distributing Hansi Smurf Around The World

True indeed, but why should that matter? If I go out to the street and raise my right arm towards a police officer, he's going to arrest me for that. Even if I mumbled something strange before. That should not be an arrestable offense. If Hansi Smurf were to be banned (which he finally has been I j...
by Led Guardian
21 Jun 2011 23:01
Forum: Site and Forum
Topic: I banned Hansi Smurf
Replies: 15
Views: 12063

Re: I banned Hansi Smurf

Considering what he had to offer the forum, I'm surprised this wasn't done a long time ago. Did the steady accumulation of irritation finally just hit your breaking point?
by Led Guardian
19 Jun 2011 18:46
Forum: Otherland
Topic: Advice for new laptop
Replies: 16
Views: 21905

Re: Advice for new laptop

No Laptop you buy now will be able to really deal well with games 4 years in the future. If you're willing to spend a lot of money and sacrifice a lot of mobility, you might get there. But for that amount of money, you could buy a highly mobile notebook and a powerful desktop pc now and another set...
by Led Guardian
18 Jun 2011 07:34
Forum: Otherland
Topic: Advice for new laptop
Replies: 16
Views: 21905

Re: Advice for new laptop

I'm looking toward a Sager NP8170 right now. Crap battery life, but it ought to run things at the highest settings for another couple of years. I'm hoping that the new Intel processors will be cheaper by end of the year when I'll likely get a new laptop though.
by Led Guardian
16 Jun 2011 05:21
Forum: Otherland
Topic: Advice for new laptop
Replies: 16
Views: 21905

Advice for new laptop

I'm considering getting a new laptop this year. I figure there are at least a couple gamers on here who could give me advice. I'd like something that can play modern games well, preferably on the highest settings, and I'd like it to last at least 4 years and still be able to play games well. I'm not...
by Led Guardian
26 May 2011 07:34
Forum: Otherland
Topic: Fantasy... not really fantasy?
Replies: 23
Views: 15454

Re: Fantasy... not really fantasy?

Since I'm on the lookout for something new to read... is there any book that can be classified as fantasy, but at the same time totally strays from your usual elves / dragons / swords / quests / wizards / orcs / wand type of thing?? When it comes to fantasy, I guess I've always been a Tolkien fan b...
by Led Guardian
22 May 2011 19:56
Forum: Otherland
Topic: What book are you reading?
Replies: 1393
Views: 545411

Re: What book are you reading?

Is not even the "What book are you reading?" topic sacred anymore? Is no place on the forum safe from this assery any more?

Hyperion - Dan Simmons
by Led Guardian
04 May 2011 19:23
Forum: Coffee Shop
Topic: Osama Bin Laden Dead
Replies: 65
Views: 19900

Re: Osama Bin Laden Dead

Any trial would have been pointless lip service to human rights, and would have ended with an execution anyway. It's not like he was secretive about what he did. That's a fallacy. I agree that there's a likehood that he would've been found guilty and be executed, but the likeness of the outcome doe...
by Led Guardian
04 May 2011 09:19
Forum: Coffee Shop
Topic: Osama Bin Laden Dead
Replies: 65
Views: 19900

Re: Osama Bin Laden Dead

So apparently the CIA got some of the information by waterboarding captives. That I do have a problem with. I will draw a hard line with torture.
by Led Guardian
04 May 2011 09:15
Forum: Coffee Shop
Topic: Osama Bin Laden Dead
Replies: 65
Views: 19900

Re: Osama Bin Laden Dead

I already kind of disagree with some of things that I said in that post, but whatever. There it is.
by Led Guardian
04 May 2011 09:14
Forum: Coffee Shop
Topic: Osama Bin Laden Dead
Replies: 65
Views: 19900

Re: Osama Bin Laden Dead

I'm fine with it. He has the honor of being one of those few people for whom I believe assassination is acceptable. And he was killed in a combat situation, fully armed by report. Might as well say that everyone in a war should get a trial to determine whether they should be killed in combat. Maybe ...
by Led Guardian
01 May 2011 02:34
Forum: Site and Forum
Topic: Is it just me or we're flooded with spambots?
Replies: 107
Views: 52482

Re: Is it just me or we're flooded with spambots?

Btw, in case you didn't already discovered it by yourself: the closest we can come to delete all posts by an user, is when they're doing multiple replies to themselves in a thread; there's the option "Merge posts" where you can see and select all the posts in a topic, and so you can - example - sel...
by Led Guardian
27 Apr 2011 19:40
Forum: Otherland
Topic: What book are you reading?
Replies: 1393
Views: 545411

Re: What book are you reading?

Just recently finished The Wise Man's Fear by Patrick Rothfuss. It was just about as good as The Name of the Wind. Which is another way of saying "Why aren't you reading it right now?"
by Led Guardian
26 Apr 2011 04:03
Forum: Coffee Shop
Topic: Maybe the weirdest website I've ever seen
Replies: 126
Views: 41259

Re: Maybe the weirdest website I've ever seen

No‘am wrote:Plus trolling the people on video chat isn't too fun
Unless you like close-ups of dicks for some reason.
by Led Guardian
25 Apr 2011 00:27
Forum: Site and Forum
Topic: Is it just me or we're flooded with spambots?
Replies: 107
Views: 52482

Re: Is it just me or we're flooded with spambots?

I did that with 3 bots and over 50 messages one time. THAT was tedious. I'm pretty sure I had better things to do. :) In a situation like that once I just banned the spambot, and then sent a PM to Joost asking him to delete all his posts at once. :P Oh, now you tell me. :roll: :wink: I generally ba...
by Led Guardian
22 Apr 2011 02:05
Forum: Site and Forum
Topic: Is it just me or we're flooded with spambots?
Replies: 107
Views: 52482

Re: Is it just me or we're flooded with spambots?

Orodaran wrote:I don't have access to the control panel, I don't have an option "delete all posts by this user" so I have to track them down one by one, like nazi hunters were doing :twisted:
I did that with 3 bots and over 50 messages one time. THAT was tedious. I'm pretty sure I had better things to do. :)
by Led Guardian
20 Apr 2011 05:06
Forum: Otherland
Topic: Dragon Age 2
Replies: 33
Views: 12905

Re: Dragon Age 2

I finished the game last week. I had an amazing time with it, it' s definitely one of the best games of the year. Still, there were some things which kept it from being better than part 1. Most notably the story lacking any focus, and the fact that they made the game more mainstream by dumbing down...
by Led Guardian
18 Apr 2011 02:22
Forum: Imaginations from the Other Side
Topic: Dimmu Borgir is mutating into Rhapsody...
Replies: 22
Views: 10923

Re: Dimmu Borgir is mutating into Rhapsody...

Hmmm... they still have a long way to go to reach Rhapsody's high level. Ouch. Now THAT is a harsh insult. I didn't insult Rhapsody, did I? No, Rhapsody is insulting all by itself. You insulted Dimmu Borgir suggesting that they were far beneath Rhapsody, a terrible band. I don't like Dimmu Borgir, ...
by Led Guardian
13 Apr 2011 05:49
Forum: Imaginations from the Other Side
Topic: Dimmu Borgir is mutating into Rhapsody...
Replies: 22
Views: 10923

Re: Dimmu Borgir is mutating into Rhapsody...

Andreas wrote:Hmmm... they still have a long way to go to reach Rhapsody's high level.
Ouch. Now THAT is a harsh insult.
by Led Guardian
08 Apr 2011 14:56
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Does Hansi use falsetto?
Replies: 15
Views: 8162

Re: Does Hansi use falsetto?

You see Hansi does not sing with falsetto actually when playing live...He just makes an "a a a a" or an "O" part ...single notes without lyrics.it's not easy to sing lyrics parts with falsetto and make a good sound ... The Best falsetto i know (Even though their music pretty much suck) is By Ville ...
by Led Guardian
07 Apr 2011 05:08
Forum: Guardian of the Blind
Topic: Are Blind Guardian cd covers becoming a bit generic?
Replies: 39
Views: 16941

Re: Are Blind Guardian cd covers becoming a bit generic?

Don't know if anyone else has noticed, but fantasy book covers have been transitioning from painted to generic digital images. It's depressing. And you see the same basic thing a lot, because each publisher basically seems to have one artist that they use, and they all tend to do dark grimy looking ...
by Led Guardian
07 Apr 2011 04:59
Forum: Otherland
Topic: Star Wars Marathon!
Replies: 28
Views: 15314

Re: Star Wars Marathon!

Sarah wrote:You guys have waaaaay too much time !
No we don't, we used it up doing Star Wars marathons. :P
by Led Guardian
05 Apr 2011 03:57
Forum: The Slaughterhouse
Topic: Truly Trivial Trial
Replies: 307
Views: 130770

Re: Truly Trivial Trial

I think you just won the necroposting award. :P
by Led Guardian
05 Apr 2011 03:49
Forum: Otherland
Topic: Dragon Age 2
Replies: 33
Views: 12905

Re: Dragon Age 2

Not having seen that movie (I looked up the reference), I didn't get that one.

It took me until the second time I saw it to get this joke, but it's pretty funny now that I do: (Varric) "And so I said 'It's a kingdom, and that makes him king. But it's also a country...'"

:lol:
by Led Guardian
04 Apr 2011 04:21
Forum: Otherland
Topic: Dragon Age 2
Replies: 33
Views: 12905

Re: Dragon Age 2

I can't even contemplating playing a game for that long. :shock: And I will warn everyone: due to a game bug, if you slept with Isabella, but ended up finishing the romance with Merrill (and maybe others as well), your epilogue will say Isabella was with you. An unpleasant surprise at the end of the...
by Led Guardian
01 Apr 2011 19:31
Forum: Otherland
Topic: Dragon Age 2
Replies: 33
Views: 12905

Re: Dragon Age 2

I personally wouldn't even consider to take a review within 12 hours serious. You really can't judge an rpg before you haver spend at least two-thirds on the campaign, and I doubt if many of those naysayers actually played the game before they passed judgement. I myself have just reached the deep r...
by Led Guardian
01 Apr 2011 02:13
Forum: Coffee Shop
Topic: If you find hipsters annoying...
Replies: 8
Views: 4584

Re: If you find hipsters annoying...

They generally wear tight jeans and things like plaid shirts, and have thick-rimmed glasses. They try to do things that are intentionally "not mainstream" and they listen to Indie bands, especially ones like Grizzly Bear.
by Led Guardian
01 Apr 2011 02:09
Forum: Otherland
Topic: Dragon Age 2
Replies: 33
Views: 12905

Re: Dragon Age 2

Stupid overblown fanboy rage over how different it is, or is perceived to be. That's what I think it is. Knee jerk reaction. There were several 1 star reviews on Amazon 12 hours after it came out. For PC at least, the plurality of ratings are 1 or 2, and there are a lot of those on gamefaqs too. It...
by Led Guardian
31 Mar 2011 17:26
Forum: Otherland
Topic: Dragon Age 2
Replies: 33
Views: 12905

Re: Dragon Age 2

There's a lot of hate for this game going around the gaming community. I'm almost done with my Nightmare play-through, and I can say that I'm not sure why. It has flaws, yes, but it is still a good game. 2 quick points on where it goes wrong: 1) Re-used areas. I'm sure I don't need to elaborate on t...
by Led Guardian
21 Mar 2011 22:46
Forum: Otherland
Topic: New Dark Tower Book 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 6873

Re: New Dark Tower Book 2012

Either that or "I'm out of ideas for new books."