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  • Taking Westport ended up being not such a great idea. The manufacturing was indeed impressive, but there were two issues that kept me from benefiting from it until the very end. One was that it was in resistance forever. 14 turns I think. Then I was…
  • GG everyone. Having joined so late, I had no idea of the history of the game or what most of the map looked like. I've never seen the new world (or knew there was one until late game), but hopefully I'll get a glimpse of it from spaaaaaace. It was …
  • I was confused. And then I learned how to Google. New search is great! My standard index for that is how easily I can find ye olde Icrontic Web Garage.
  • Sorry I'm late. If there's still room @GHoosdum, I'm in!
  • Neat! We can still use a few permitted HTML tags though, right? Every once in a while I'll go through the unreasonable effort of putting in a table, or specifying the dimensions of an image.
  • I had to cancel, very sorry. Too much going on with all of the things. :( Dang. Will have to save Civ victory space-beers until Expo. Sorry, I am out for this one folks. I will be out of town. =( Also dang. :(
    in ICSP 2014 Comment by Gargoyle 8 Mar
  • It's funny because the sort of off-the-cuff, silly way its used is likely to be the catalyst. People are actually using it and not hording it. For real. I've ordered Japanese Kit-Kats with it, donated to charities, and tipped Redditors with it. Mi…
  • I'll read through the other 120 posts later, but is anybody else mining Dogecoin? The community for Dogecoin is the best. Such wow. Bitcoin’s Mysterious Creator Is Said to Be Identified It's pretty shitty the way reporters have been swarming a law-…
  • Ugh. 40 minutes on the phone later it's all booked with the Internet sale price and everything. Friday 3/21 390 SALUKI CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -> CHICAGO 10:14 AM -> 1:00 PM 354 WOLVERINE CHICAGO -> DETROIT 6:00 PM -> Arriving in Detroit 12:18…
    in ICSP 2014 Comment by Gargoyle 7 Mar
  • I'm trying to buy train tickets, but Amtrak's site took a dump right when I got my vacation approved this afternoon. Assuming that the cheaper fares are still available, I should be getting in around midnight Saturday morning, and leaving around 6am…
    in ICSP 2014 Comment by Gargoyle 6 Mar
  • Victory against the Nagoya orangemen! Here's a screenshot of the old world (best world)(sorry PirateNinja) as I see it. I can send 2 artillery and an infantry across the Mediterranean to pound on Satsuma. My remaining two artillery and a bomber w…
  • Thanks for the bombards, @Basil! We can keep Nagoya down with our artillery, but it looks like your ships may still be needed nearby to take out the embarked gray/red Japanese coming in from N. America.
  • Does anybody know if embarked units get 2 or 3 moves at our current technology? If they get 3, then I should have Nagoya next run. If they only get two, then hopefully I can get it in two turns. An extra infantry in the water to distract their artil…
  • Dang. My dudes get whacked in the open ocean by their artillery. In fact, somehow Nagoya got two artillery strikes in from stacked units. That's some jive dickbot flimflamery. I'll need some cover to make the amphibious attack, so you may want to s…
  • Winner is us! Thanks everybody for the support. Wanna go for broke and take Nagoya too? I can prolly move 2 frigates and 2 arty into range.I'll swing my Privateers up the continent for that as well. Will that eliminate Orange Japan? If so, I'm all f…
  • I knew there were lots of offline maps apps, but I'm afraid I haven't used any lately. Reviews of the apps mentioned so far are probably your best bet, but I'll yak a bit anyway. You want something that uses OpenStreetMap data. QFT. I've not used ei…
    in mapapp Comment by Gargoyle 30 Jan
  • Xeon E5-1620 v2 (3.7 GHz, 4 core, HT, all 8 threads) - 28530 PPD on Project 9005 - 22183 PPD on Project 7504 Xeon E5620 (2.4 GHz, 4 core, HT, using 6/8 threads) - 7140 PPD on Project 10150
  • I think I might finally capture Osaka next turn!
  • It was actually in my best interest to take the orange Rifleman, because I gain culture for killing enemy units. I am impressed with your advance. S'all good, just over-optimizing over here. Hopefully we can knock out Orange soon! I'm having a hard …
  • What are the possible cost savings on homeowners insurance after getting the certificate?
  • Here's what it looks like on my front at the end of my turn. (see attached) @NiGHTS, your Mehal Sefari got ganked. I left that Orange rifleman with a shred of health, and then instead of retreating, they used the instant 50HP promotion and pulled o…
  • Is exterior paint and interior trim really keeping you from a certificate of occupancy right now?
  • I've got 3 artillery ready to hit the orange Japanese city, but 3 defending riflemen just appeared. I can only clear one each turn with the artillery, so I'll need some assistance both in clearing them out in a timely fashion (while we have a chance…
  • I didn't have a chance to run any new benchmarks on it, but I'm commandeering most relevant thread. A friend of mine sold his phone on eBay, and then when he went to order a Nexus 5, realized they were backordered. Oops. I bail him out by sending hi…
  • Congrats Ryanfodder! Sounds awesome! bronzing baby booties People actually do that? Only if they're smalltime and can't bronze the whole babby.
  • Look, not calling anyone names. If you are happy paying double for Jim Beam Kentucky Bourbon at a slightly higher proof, you certainly can. I'll just buy Beam and overclock it.
  • I've started buying Bulleit Rye for my Manhattan enjoyment... it may be impractical, but I love the sound that cork makes when I pull it out of the bottle for the first time. Bulleit Rye is good whiskey, but knowing that it's made at LDI, owned by D…
  • I'm also out. No vacation time accrued yet, and the 12 hours of driving just wouldn't give me enough time to enjoy (or recover from) the weekend. :(
  • Orangebots got a bunch of reinforcements this turn. Lame. I finally have an artillery to get some free hits in, though. Started building a road east from China towards Ethiopia and Sweden. If you guys have some workers to help out with speeding uni…
  • What world do we live in, where Business Insider is using the responses on a Reddit comment thread to write "news" articles? So, for you lovers of any or all of the foods on this list, don't fret. It's not like the article is based upon a peer revi…
  • Of course I come from sausage people, so...
  • I believe my server's two 2TB drives are in RAID 0 or spanning. They show up as a single 4TB device /dev/sdb in fdisk, but then they are partitioned into two 2TB partitions (if it's set up for spanning, then it is the silliest thing I have ever seen…
  • @gargoyle You should do the russian thing and just shake it. That gets the second hand to move a bit, but won't start ticking. @gargoyle Also, depending on who the seller is, they may replace it. A couple of the eBay Vostok vendors have pretty good…
  • Thanks everyone for the quick responses! First problem, you shouldn't be mounting 4 separate partitions to the same mount point (/). Yeah, I have no idea what's up with that. I don't know what those partitions even are. There are no 50GB devices in …
  • Sigh... glorious people's watch has already locked up. I guess I'll have to take it in for repairs so somebody can find the tiny little CTRL-ALT-DEL buttons. It happened once before in the middle of the day, but I wound it a bit, and it started tic…
  • @gargoyle: The link you posted goes to an in-dash screen but no license plate cam. Simplicity is preferred but I don't know how I would run wiring from my license plate since its on the door not the bumper. Oops, forgot the first link for the licens…
  • We're looking for a new car, and I've thought about adding a rear view camera if we get a wagon, since I'm used to a much smaller car with better visibility. I'd lean towards a simpler system. This one integrated into the license plate frame wouldn…
  • I still have top post on this page from 20 months ago? I guess errybody found reddit? Well, I found this on a random Virtualbox help page. Who needs reddit. Who needs anybody when you have bacon.
  • Yeah, I'm at a stalemate without backup. Gracias.
  • Glorious people's watch finally made it from the Ukraine. I believe I've earned my badge, comrade @Primesuspect.
  • For some reason the metal version was reminding me of something. Then I remembered, and just couldn't make it work.
    in Dat fox tho Comment by Gargoyle Sep 2013
  • Maybe/hopefully. Assuming I don't take any vacation days, I'd be in buttass late Friday, and leave Sunday morning. TIL that comp time is a possibility with prior approval. Hmm.