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@  wildfire : (08 January 2021 - 09:29 PM)

lookit dem titties!!!

@  John Roberts : (07 January 2021 - 05:04 AM)

( . )( . )

@  Ishapar : (27 December 2020 - 04:00 PM)

I didn't have the heat on at my place, and I was trying to boot my system when I smelled a burnt odor from the hard drive. Just recently picked up a used one.

@  furrykef : (27 December 2020 - 12:18 PM)

How?

@  Ishapar : (26 December 2020 - 05:31 AM)

Furrykef, if it's any consolation, I just recently burnt my hard drive to a crisp.

@  Nex : (24 December 2020 - 09:41 PM)

Merpy Holimas ya roustabouts!

@  furrykef : (11 December 2020 - 10:23 AM)

Welp. I'm finally attempting to copy files from my old hard drive -- the one that got fried -- to my new one, and things aren't looking good at all.

@  furrykef : (05 December 2020 - 04:19 PM)

The graphics card is taken from my old machine and is currently giving me a hell of a lot of trouble because I'm trying to get Vulkan support in Linux...

@  furrykef : (05 December 2020 - 04:18 PM)

This, except I haven't bought an optical drive or UPS yet: https://pcpartpicker...ef/saved/vsyQqs

@  Nex : (05 December 2020 - 03:17 AM)

What kind of beast did you put together for yourself then Kef?

@  furrykef : (04 December 2020 - 07:41 AM)

Woo! I'm on my new machine.

@  furrykef : (02 December 2020 - 04:04 PM)

Now that all the parts have arrived, I'm not in any mood to actually build the PC.

@  furrykef : (30 November 2020 - 09:25 AM)

Welp. The good news is my RAM arrived today. The bad news is I'd misread the package tracking, so my mobo and fan are coming late.

@  furrykef : (30 November 2020 - 02:25 AM)

Groan. All my parts are supposed to get here today, except my RAM shipped late, so it will get here Wednesday. And there's no DDR4 RAM anywhere else in the house.

@  furrykef : (23 November 2020 - 04:17 AM)

Me.

@  Nex : (21 November 2020 - 07:11 PM)

All this chat about failing hardware reminds me that I gotta update my GPU n SSD this year. Who'dve thought an M.2 boot drive could get filled entirely by sodding Windows updates >.<

@  tiff15 : (21 November 2020 - 12:28 PM)

computer fans are starting to wonk out, so Im using a laptop for now...Hi all!

@  furrykef : (18 November 2020 - 05:56 AM)

The bad news is my hard drive is busted. So I'm currently on a Linux Mint Live CD. Ain't that fun?

@  furrykef : (18 November 2020 - 05:56 AM)

Whew! I'm finally on my PC after three weeks of not being able to use it.

@  Shadow : (07 November 2020 - 01:51 PM)

FUS should bring back the artist galleries.


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#1 Shadow

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Posted 21 October 2020 - 11:47 AM

A classic has returned. Not a reboot or reimagining, but a continuation of everything fans of the show liked about it. We even got Pinky and the Brain back!



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Posted 22 October 2020 - 12:21 AM

So long as we get the Wheel of Morality making a return, i'll be happy.


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Posted 22 November 2020 - 07:37 PM

Honestly, It wasn't that good. The music, animation and VA was great. The content was very hit or miss with humor that will be dated in like 3 months at worst and a year at best. Way to over reliant on political humor... maybe it was there when I was younger and missed it


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“Some say that if you hold him in the wrong way he doesn’t work properly, and that just very recently he developed an irrational hatred of Rubens Barrichello. All we know is he’s called the Stig.”

 

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Posted 24 November 2020 - 09:17 PM

There was some in the original, yeah. "While Bill Clinton plays the sax" was in the first season intro. This version does seem more political, though.



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Posted 28 November 2020 - 07:32 PM

Yeah I watched a bunch of the old ones to compare. There was definitely some but it didn't rely on modern references and such as they did in the reboot. At times with the newer one I thought I was watching an episode of Family Guy.

 

There's something there with the newer one, but it really did leave a bit of a sour aftertaste.


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“Some say that he is the only man in history to buy a DFS sofa when there wasn’t a sale on, and that his favourite boxing venue is Munich airport. All we know is he’s called the Stig.”

 

“Some say that if you hold him in the wrong way he doesn’t work properly, and that just very recently he developed an irrational hatred of Rubens Barrichello. All we know is he’s called the Stig.”

 

Bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive. -Colossians 3:13


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Posted 29 November 2020 - 01:02 AM

From what I can gather from YouTube clips, the original was a kids' show that adults can watch, and this one is more of an adults' show that kids can watch. I suppose that shouldn't be surprising, since they know a lot of people who were around to watch it the first time around are going to be watching it.



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Posted 30 November 2020 - 09:09 AM

The problem is that in the past, Animaniacs was unique compared to all the other cartoons around it.

Modernly more cartoons/shows/media make the same kind of humor, so a lot of the charm is gone.

Example is the politics. Right now everyone is making political jokes. So it's not special anymore. In fact it's kinda oversaturated.

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Posted 05 December 2020 - 10:05 PM

This show seems to be doing an amazing job of targeting both children and adults, though, and few cartoons ever pull that off, whether they're old or new.



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Posted 06 December 2020 - 10:26 AM

This show seems to be doing an amazing job of targeting both children and adults, though, and few cartoons ever pull that off, whether they're old or new.

I sorta agree. Personally I haven't watched any of it myself, but all the reviews see either love the cartoon, or dislike for not things that aren't the cartoon's fault but things like the platform, updates in animation style/techniques, or like I said before: it's not as unique as it used to be.

 

I say if you're interested you should probably watch it.  I'll get to it eventually.  



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Posted 13 December 2020 - 10:40 PM

This show seems to be doing an amazing job of targeting both children and adults, though, and few cartoons ever pull that off, whether they're old or new.

I mean the old show did an amazing job with it, so is it really a surprise?

 

Though, a lot of the younger kids I know seem to dislike it.


The Scribes, if anyone wants to join a growing community. Ask me if you want to know more.

 

“Some say that he is the only man in history to buy a DFS sofa when there wasn’t a sale on, and that his favourite boxing venue is Munich airport. All we know is he’s called the Stig.”

 

“Some say that if you hold him in the wrong way he doesn’t work properly, and that just very recently he developed an irrational hatred of Rubens Barrichello. All we know is he’s called the Stig.”

 

Bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive. -Colossians 3:13


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Posted 15 December 2020 - 08:17 AM

I've only seen 1 episode, not in a rush to see any others.  I think the new talent isn't the best for this kind of show, not to mention the kind of humor Animaniacs had, while funny back in its heyday and still funny in retrospect, I think doesn't work for the current era because everyone takes the piss out of society and politics now and it feels like low hanging fruit in comparison to the old show.


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