Its snowing outside.....
And it is only supposed to get colder this week....
This isn't supposed to happen in Oregon, especially the Willamette Valley.
And three hours later it is sunny and not a cloud in the sky. *sigh* Oregon....
And half an hour after that: no blue sky and snow again!
10 years agoRaith
Its snowing outside.....
10 years agoRaith
DO NOT SEE THIS MOVIE!
It is one of the most disgusting things ever printed on celluloid...
In the theater, when people were losing their self laughing, I could only think "Is this how far Western Civilization has fallen?" I cannot believe that people are calling this the "funniest film ever" or even "a comedic masterpiece." Albeit it is better than other 21st century comedies (namely Jackass) it still crosses the line from hilarious if repulsive.
There are few movies that can tread that line and survive. This one is one of them... NOT.
a generous 1.75/10
Maybe more later once I stop fuming at how I wasted money to see this crap.
10 years agoRaith
So it looks like my video card, Sapphire ATI X1800XT, has bitten the dust.
I loaded up Oblivion today and as soon as I head out from a city. Dread strikes...
I get odd geometry drawing issues where polygons would have one vertex suddenly stretch off into the distance, and strange colored splotches appeared on more complex textured surfaces.
I think great..... this is it. I double check to make sure the fan is running on the video card. It is... And then seconds later the blue and green splotches appear more often....
Classic sign of a toasted video card, is it not?
Time to fire up newegg to get an RMA...
11 years agoRaith
I was born. Wahoo.... 20.... stuck in neutral... not yet 21... none of the privliges but all of the responsibility...
I will most definitely be saving my partying for next year!
And now for some random facts about my birthdate:
11 September 1986
Your date of conception was on or about 19 December 1985 which was a Thursday.
You were born on a Thursday
under the astrological sign Virgo.
Your Life path number is 8.
Life Path Compatibility:
You are most compatible with those with the Life Path numbers 2, 4, 8, 11 & 22.
You should get along well with those with the Life Path number 6.
You may or may not get along well with those with the Life Path numbers 1 & 5.
You are least compatible with those with the Life Path numbers 3, 7 & 9.
The Julian calendar date of your birth is 2446684.5.
The golden number for 1986 is 11.
The epact number for 1986 is 19.
The year 1986 was not a leap year.
Your birthday falls into the Chinese year beginning 2/9/1986 and ending 1/28/1987.
You were born in the Chinese year of the Tiger.
Your Native American Zodiac sign is Bear; your plant is Violets.
You were born in the Egyptian month of Hathys, the third month of the season of Poret (Emergence - Fertile soil).
Your date of birth on the Hebrew calendar is 7 Elul 5746.
The date of Easter on your birth year was Sunday, 30 March 1986.
The date of Orthodox Easter on your birth year was Sunday, 4 May 1986.
The date of Ash Wednesday (the first day of Lent) on your birth year was Wednesday 12 February 1986.
The date of Whitsun (Pentecost Sunday) in the year of your birth was Sunday 18 May 1986.
The date of Whisuntide in the year of your birth was Sunday 25 May 1986.
The date of Rosh Hashanah in the year of your birth was Saturday, 4 October 1986.
The date of Passover in the year of your birth was Thursday, 24 April 1986.
The date of Mardi Gras on your birth year was Tuesday 11 February 1986.
As of 9/11/2006 12:03:27 AM EDT
You are 20 years old.
You are 240 months old.
You are 1,044 weeks old.
You are 7,305 days old.
You are 175,320 hours old.
You are 10,519,203 minutes old.
You are 631,152,207 seconds old.
Celebrities who share your birthday:
Ariana Richards (1979) Ludacris (1977) Brad Fischetti (1975)
Maria Bartiromo (1967) Harry Connick, Jr. (1967) Moby (1965)
Kristy McNichol (1962) Lola Falana (1943) Tom Dreesen (1942)
Brian DePalma (1940) D.H. Lawrence (1885) O. Henry (1862)
Top songs of 1986
That's What Friends Are For by Dionne & Friends
Walk Like an Egyptian by Bangles
On My Own by Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald
Greatest Love of All by Whitney Houston
Stuck with You by Huey Lewis & the News
Rock Me Amadeus by Falco
Kyrie by Mr. Mister
Kiss by Prince & the Revolution
Papa Don't Preach by Madonna
How Will I Know by Whitney Houston
Your age is the equivalent of a dog that is 2.85909980430528 years old. (Life's just a big chewy bone for you!)
There are 365 days till your next birthday on which your cake will have 21 candles.
Those 21 candles produce 21 BTUs, or 5,292 calories of heat (that's only 5.2920 food Calories!) .
You can boil 2.40 US ounces of water with that many candles.
In 1986 there were approximately 3.7 million births in the US.
In 1986 the US population was approximately 226,545,805 people, 64.0 persons per square mile.
In 1986 in the US there were 2,400,000 marriages (10%) and 1,159,000 divorces (4.8%)
In 1986 in the US there were approximately 1,990,000 deaths (8.8 per 1000)
In the US a new person is born approximately every 8 seconds.
In the US one person dies approximately every 12 seconds.
In 1986 the population of Australia was approximately 16,138,769.
In 1986 there were approximately 243,408 births in Australia.
In 1986 in Australia there were approximately 114,913 marriages and 39,417 divorces.
In 1986 in Australia there were approximately 114,981 deaths.
Your birthstone is Sapphire
The Mystical properties of Sapphire
"Though not meant to replace traditional medical treatment, Sapphire is used for clear thinking. "
Some lists consider these stones to be your birthstone. (Birthstone lists come from Jewelers, Tibet, Ayurvedic Indian medicine, and other sources)
"Agate, Moonstone, Lapis Lazuli"
Your birth tree is
"Weeping Willow, the Melancholy
Beautiful but full of melancholy, attractive, very empathic, loves anything beautiful and tasteful, loves to travel, dreamer, restless, capricious, honest, can be influenced but is not easy to live with, demanding, good intuition, suffers in love but finds sometimes an anchoring partner."
There are 105 days till Christmas 2006!
There are 118 days till Orthodox Christmas!
The moon's phase on the day you were
born was in its first quarter.
Monday, September 01, 1986
Top News Headlines This Week:
Sep 1 - A Maury discovers asteroid #4482 Frerebasile
Sep 1 - Betsy King wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
Sep 1 - Jerry Lewis' 21st Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $34,096,733
Sep 1 - Oak Ridge Observatory discovers asteroid #6696 Eubanks
Sep 1 - Texas Rangers O McDowell & Porter are 7th to hit consecutive pinch HRs
Sep 1 - Paul McCartney releases "Press to Play" album
On TV in 1986
Cheers, Night Court, Miami Vice, Moonlighting, L.A. Law, The Cosby Show, St. Elsewhere, The Golden Girls, Family Ties, Cagney & Lacey
11 years agoRaith
I started playing City of Villians after a few of my friends urged me to find an online game that we could all get together on. We decided on City of Villians. And don't any of you give more laud to WoW. Trust me... I've heard it all...
My villian alter-ego is called "The Nordic Sentinel." I decided to work out a little backstory for the guy:
"Appearing one night from the mists of the icy north, a powerful being broke forth a fury unheard of in modern history. The man cut a swath of destruction as he approached the centers of modern civilization. Small villages were wiped from the face of the earth, reclaimed by the frozen tundra. As he arrived at the cities, he seemed to be unstoppable. He called himself The Nordic Sentinel and he was here to herald the coming of Ragnarok, the end of the world."
Here is a quick screenshot:
I'm at level 8 now and can truly say that I really enjoy it. I play on the Infinity server so if anyone else is out there, give me a holler.
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