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Very well, I'll admit that I wasn't clear in my... 3,507 Views / 89 Replies  
Very well, I'll admit that I wasn't clear in my initial post. I should have said, "...what we haven't seen before is the extent of Barack's 'cool factor.'" And yes, I have doubt that it is completely...
Posted by loki74, on Nov 13, 2009 at 06:01 AM, in Political/War Lounge
:lol: okay... let me try to spell it out for... 3,507 Views / 89 Replies  
:lol:

okay... let me try to spell it out for you in even simpler terms:

Have other politicians had this so-called "cult of personality"?
Absolutely.

Has it happened in the last 20 years?...
Posted by loki74, on Nov 12, 2009 at 11:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Okay, I guess I really have to hold your hand on... 3,507 Views / 89 Replies  
Okay, I guess I really have to hold your hand on this one. No, obviously showbiz did not help people who were not in showbiz. That part of my reply was a concession that for those who did have fame...
Posted by loki74, on Nov 12, 2009 at 04:53 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I was contemplating mentioning Arnold and Reagan,... 3,507 Views / 89 Replies  
I was contemplating mentioning Arnold and Reagan, and clarifying why I don't consider them in the same class as Barack. But then I decided that the whole thing would be too obvious. But I'll connect...
Posted by loki74, on Nov 12, 2009 at 04:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yes, there are people who are so set in their... 3,507 Views / 89 Replies  
Yes, there are people who are so set in their beliefs and opinions about people that they won't listen to even the most sound reason. This is not new, and certainly not limited to political leaders....
Posted by loki74, on Nov 12, 2009 at 03:15 PM, in Political/War Lounge
lol it's a dude kicking another dude. ... 4,065 Views / 218 Replies  
lol it's a dude kicking another dude.


_φ(・_・”)
Posted by loki74, on Nov 12, 2009 at 01:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It's just another example of the celebrity hype... 3,507 Views / 89 Replies  
It's just another example of the celebrity hype surrounding the Obama clan. Just like little kids want to be like their favorite TV heroes, moms will want to be like Michelle to show how "with it"...
Posted by loki74, on Nov 11, 2009 at 05:36 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Sorry to double post, but I somehow missed this... 4,404 Views / 308 Replies  
Sorry to double post, but I somehow missed this comment before.

So if the sole purpose of religion is to justify wrongdoing, why is it that only few Muslims will interpret the Koran to justify...
Posted by loki74, on Nov 11, 2009 at 05:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I think that's a pretty lofty claim. I'm going to... 4,404 Views / 308 Replies  
I think that's a pretty lofty claim. I'm going to assume that you're not religious, based on what you've said. It then also follows that you view religion as a man-made creation. Thus, "the point" of...
Posted by loki74, on Nov 11, 2009 at 05:10 PM, in Political/War Lounge
σ(゚∀´(┗┐ヽ(・∀・ )ノ 4,065 Views / 218 Replies  
σ(゚∀´(┗┐ヽ(・∀・ )ノ
Posted by loki74, on Nov 11, 2009 at 02:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Okay, let's go with this. People have x y and z... 4,404 Views / 308 Replies  
Okay, let's go with this. People have x y and z that are convenient for them, and they will "twist" their given religion into fitting these things. Are you going to tell me that all religions are...
Posted by loki74, on Nov 11, 2009 at 02:33 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Wow, long time no post! Somehow, though I feel... 4,404 Views / 308 Replies  
Wow, long time no post! Somehow, though I feel like not a lot has changed around here though... lol

In my opinion, it's pretty clear-cut and common sense that yes, this man's Muslim faith is the...
Posted by loki74, on Nov 11, 2009 at 06:28 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, I always try to conceptualize things fully... 1,950 Views / 172 Replies  
Well, I always try to conceptualize things fully before posting, just in case I run into someone who's just as much a jerk as me, and tries to nitpick the hell out of my post! x]



Hm. A valid...
Posted by loki74, on Aug 31, 2008 at 05:15 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Now this thread is interesting. In the title, it... 1,950 Views / 172 Replies  
Now this thread is interesting. In the title, it questions the intelligence of all Republicans (that's a generalization) as to the definition of certain terms (so it's semantic debate).

In the...
Posted by loki74, on Aug 30, 2008 at 11:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Aha... I get it. Wrap the square around a... 814 Views / 2 Replies  
Aha... I get it. Wrap the square around a cylinder, and the diagonals will make a spiral. Project that spiral onto a plane, and you get a trig function. Clever...

Animating it isn't terribly...
Posted by loki74, on Feb 26, 2008 at 02:54 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Poll: I just hope Apple implements BluRay authoring... 205,367 Views / 8,311 Replies  
I just hope Apple implements BluRay authoring soon... AFAIK Encore is the only consumer/prosumer level option for that atm.

Although I guess that is kind of strange, being that the program itself...
Posted by loki74, on Feb 17, 2008 at 03:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Wait, looks to me like Rumor wasn't the one who... 9,639 Views / 61 Replies  
Wait, looks to me like Rumor wasn't the one who bumped it? Wasn't it Norfolk Southern? Or am I missing something here?

Anyway yeah, I do wonder if they caught the guy....
Posted by loki74, on Feb 14, 2008 at 08:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
我太 noob! 不知道很多漢字。可是,我覺得 我可以懂一點儿。。。 ... 1,082 Views / 35 Replies  
我太 noob! 不知道很多漢字。可是,我覺得 我可以懂一點儿。。。

我有一個問題。你是中國人,還是太 好中文學生? ^___^



Excellent points. And it sounds like you actually have some first hand knowledge to back it up (not like me, lol).
Posted by loki74, on Feb 14, 2008 at 08:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yeah, I had a feeling you didn't plug it into a... 1,082 Views / 35 Replies  
Yeah, I had a feeling you didn't plug it into a translator. Sounded too natural (and I think most of the electronic translators would say "what did they make?" instead of "what did they do?").

Hm,...
Posted by loki74, on Feb 14, 2008 at 04:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Okay, I was just being a wise-ass by posting in... 1,082 Views / 35 Replies  
Okay, I was just being a wise-ass by posting in Chinese. The last part was supposed to be more along the lines of "I think many people say China sucks, but don't know for sure." I wouldn't be so...
Posted by loki74, on Feb 14, 2008 at 03:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
我很喜歡中國。。。 他們做了什麼? 我認試幾個中國人,還有幾個人去了... 1,082 Views / 35 Replies  
我很喜歡中國。。。



他們做了什麼? 我認試幾個中國人,還有幾個人去了 中國。他們都說中國好。我覺得很多 人說中國太不好,可是他們不知道。 。 。

要是我的中文很不好。。。那是因為 我是第一年的中文課的學生。


ps... why won't this display right unless I have random spaces in the text?
Posted by loki74, on Feb 14, 2008 at 02:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Wait, I'm confused... do you mean, if I had a... 1,412 Views / 102 Replies  
Wait, I'm confused... do you mean, if I had a wife, and she asked me to... have my fingers smashed or be waterboarded? Eh, I just think I wouldn't agree to such a thing. And I doubt I'd be interested...
Posted by loki74, on Dec 29, 2007 at 06:15 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yeah. I'd complain about getting my fingers... 1,412 Views / 102 Replies  
Yeah. I'd complain about getting my fingers smashed OR being waterboarded regardless of if I had a 1080p set. And I'd feel justified doing so.
Posted by loki74, on Dec 29, 2007 at 04:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Okay, here's what I'm getting at. If, from a... 396 Views / 10 Replies  
Okay, here's what I'm getting at. If, from a directive or cinematographic standpoint, I say, "The left hand 1/3 of the screen will be occupied by suchandsuch, very close to the camera, while the...
Posted by loki74, on Dec 29, 2007 at 03:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
aaaaaahhhhahaha! I seriously LOL'd at the first... 1,163 Views / 51 Replies  
aaaaaahhhhahaha! I seriously LOL'd at the first two posts. Fine, I'll be the one to do it: It's not a MAC, it's a Mac. MAC, all caps, refers to a MAC address:MAC address - Wikipedia, the free...
Posted by loki74, on Dec 29, 2007 at 05:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I wasn't addressing the issue of one or the... 396 Views / 10 Replies  
I wasn't addressing the issue of one or the other's superiority. This isn't, never was, and never will be, my stance. My stance is that one cannot be considered universally superior or inferior to...
Posted by loki74, on Dec 29, 2007 at 04:45 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Images or Words--is one superior? 396 Views / 10 Replies  
Earlier today, I had an interesting discussion with an acquaintance of mine. This discussion took many strange turns, but the one I'm concerned with in this thread came about by my statement that...
Posted by loki74, on Dec 29, 2007 at 02:13 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Wow, very interesting stuff. Thanks for the link. 2,206 Views / 16 Replies  
Wow, very interesting stuff. Thanks for the link.
Posted by loki74, on Dec 28, 2007 at 06:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
WHOA!! Damn. That's just nuts! Talk about a... 2,206 Views / 16 Replies  
WHOA!! Damn. That's just nuts! Talk about a miracle though. I wonder how that adds up. How she's recovered, that is. I mean, I've always thought that brain cells can't grow back? Does it have...
Posted by loki74, on Dec 28, 2007 at 02:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
To be honest I'm surprised anyone here has even... 961 Views / 38 Replies  
To be honest I'm surprised anyone here has even heard of it! It's really an amazing game, imo. Extremely thought provoking, well developed characters, engaging storyline. Lots of replay value too,...
Posted by loki74, on Dec 7, 2007 at 11:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4IZS-8YGeG8 ... 961 Views / 38 Replies  
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4IZS-8YGeG8

One of my favorite video game cutscenes. No, they're not committing suicide, and those aren't guns. They just look like guns. lol.
Posted by loki74, on Dec 7, 2007 at 02:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Cool. Although if I may, exactly what are you... 354 Views / 5 Replies  
Cool. Although if I may, exactly what are you making this for? Any chance you could post some screens of the app and its functionality when you're done?
Posted by loki74, on Dec 6, 2007 at 05:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Anyone else here like CM? It's overused in... 1,921 Views / 85 Replies  
Anyone else here like CM? It's overused in scientific/mathematical papers, yeah, but I think it's a very nice break from Times. Garamond is also way prettier than Times, IMO.
Posted by loki74, on Dec 5, 2007 at 04:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes. But only when I must; it's a major pain in... 1,614 Views / 76 Replies  
Yes. But only when I must; it's a major pain in the a** by comparison. I didn't bring my knife to the dorms (don't think we're supposed to, although I suppose I could), but back in Vegas I just used...
Posted by loki74, on Dec 5, 2007 at 03:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Precisely. Who cares whether or not the iPhone is... 1,212 Views / 45 Replies  
Precisely. Who cares whether or not the iPhone is a lousy iPod? I only care if it is or isn't a lousy phone.
Posted by loki74, on Nov 20, 2007 at 02:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
uhh, what "Am I pretty" thread?? She started a... 775 Views / 36 Replies  
uhh, what "Am I pretty" thread?? She started a thread asking an entirely unrelated question. The people in the thread made it about her.
Posted by loki74, on Nov 4, 2007 at 02:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's definitely more fun and funny for the person... 775 Views / 36 Replies  
It's definitely more fun and funny for the person who is drunk... I've done it on myspace before, almost did it here. Yeah, fun. (^o^)
Posted by loki74, on Nov 4, 2007 at 03:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
A few months ago, I would have agreed with the... 1,059 Views / 55 Replies  
A few months ago, I would have agreed with the comment "it couldn't have been that loud." But I just started my first college semester and... damn, some people are genuine assholes. It's happened...
Posted by loki74, on Oct 31, 2007 at 04:03 AM, in MacNN Lounge
hah, that reminds me of that one scene in Indiana... 13,667 Views / 342 Replies  
hah, that reminds me of that one scene in Indiana Jones...

OT: Top off? whenever she's ready; there's really no specific expectation. Why? I wouldn't date someone I'm only interested in...
Posted by loki74, on Oct 31, 2007 at 03:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Can we be certain that many of these countries... 10,405 Views / 73 Replies  
Can we be certain that many of these countries don't already have equivalents that were localized from the get-go?

For example, I don't imagine there are very many MySpace users in Japan, but...
Posted by loki74, on Oct 27, 2007 at 03:38 PM, in MacNN Lounge
very true. 3,954 Views / 41 Replies  
very true.
Posted by loki74, on Oct 17, 2007 at 10:28 PM, in Mac OS X
Poll: erase and install for my PowerMac at home,... 2,384 Views / 72 Replies  
erase and install for my PowerMac at home, upgrade install for my MacBook Pro.
Posted by loki74, on Oct 17, 2007 at 12:53 AM, in Mac OS X
dogs are better anyway 557 Views / 21 Replies  
dogs are better anyway
Posted by loki74, on Oct 10, 2007 at 08:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
besson3c can be very annoying. he reminds me of... 2,326 Views / 173 Replies  
besson3c can be very annoying. he reminds me of Gene Ray....
Posted by loki74, on Oct 10, 2007 at 05:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Agreed. those things rule... I've had little luck... 1,257 Views / 55 Replies  
Agreed. those things rule... I've had little luck finding a 0.3, though. I've been trying to get thinner and cleaner lines for my character designs (or for that matter, anything I may end up...
Posted by loki74, on Oct 10, 2007 at 12:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
yes, I'll admit, my sn is not nearly as unique as... 2,641 Views / 152 Replies  
yes, I'll admit, my sn is not nearly as unique as some of the ones around here... I suppose I should have said "not generic."



There are some things not in the dictionary that are most...
Posted by loki74, on Oct 10, 2007 at 12:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I dunno, the username "loki" (omitting the 74)... 2,641 Views / 152 Replies  
I dunno, the username "loki" (omitting the 74) yields 10,800,000 well beyond Cats's 2,090,000, and thereby most of the others. However, I'd say that loki without the 74 is still pretty unique as sn's...
Posted by loki74, on Oct 10, 2007 at 04:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
completely OT: im not 100% certain, but I believe... 1,414 Views / 54 Replies  
completely OT: im not 100% certain, but I believe that in Chinese culture, it is extremely rude to purchase someone a timepiece as a gift--the implication is that you're counting down the time until...
Posted by loki74, on Oct 9, 2007 at 01:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
hahaha XD 918 Views / 36 Replies  
hahaha XD
Posted by loki74, on Oct 7, 2007 at 11:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
yeah, I agree... so he grabs his iPhone and... 640 Views / 24 Replies  
yeah, I agree... so he grabs his iPhone and wallet, hops in his car, and leaves? what about his car keys...? hmmmmm
Posted by loki74, on Oct 7, 2007 at 11:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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