What has made you happy today

Put the world to rights here (off-topic discussion)
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Postby Lee Bloodstock » Fri Jul 13, 2007 9:54 am

Powerplay hasn't got a forum, just a pair of links to it that send you back to the homepage :lol:

As for the Terrorizer thread, there are some very good points made in there, but none that we haven't already seen before on this forum.
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Postby Xzar » Fri Jul 13, 2007 12:01 pm

Making a valid point and being an arsehole doesn't have to go hand in hand though. I won't deny some points are good, but the presentation needs serious work.

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Postby payne-metal » Fri Jul 13, 2007 12:33 pm

A RETURN TO BEING HAPPY

having major fun rocking out to edguy at full blast while painting the bathroom
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Postby Lick Mars » Fri Jul 13, 2007 3:58 pm

I got the best thing EVER! A Bagpuss nodding dog :D :D :D gonna look smashing in my car that is!

oh and finally my mates here, wooo can go shop for food and booze for tonight, party party!!
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Postby Big D » Fri Jul 13, 2007 4:23 pm

One of the highlights of any working day is the bit when my co-workers sod off. Which the last of them has just done so now I get to listen to music that isn't Simply Red.

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Postby jackcake » Fri Jul 13, 2007 4:43 pm

Xzar wrote:Well done Terrorizer forum, doing it's best to make sure the reputation of metal fans as utter morons and extreme metal fans as elitist pricks is preserved!


I thought the replies were reasonable but it was the thread starter's response that tickled me: "You don't like these bands so you don't like metal!"

That's why it's in this thread: the daftness of his e-strop. :lol:

Said friend's going to Supersonic tomorrow so I'm going to meet him in Highgate for a quick drink and have another good laugh at it. :)
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Postby Xzar » Fri Jul 13, 2007 5:33 pm

Reading a book about the history of id Software called 'Masters of Doom'.

It's a blast!

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Postby jackcake » Fri Jul 13, 2007 5:38 pm

The title alone makes me want to read it.
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Postby Beardy » Fri Jul 13, 2007 5:45 pm

Hearing that Broken Hope are talking about reforming has made me happy today :D

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Postby Jonoleth » Fri Jul 13, 2007 7:48 pm

Xzar wrote:Reading a book about the history of id Software called 'Masters of Doom'.

It's a blast!


I'm stockpiling books at the moment for the summer, just gone and picked that up from Amazon marketplace, best be good!
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Postby Xzar » Fri Jul 13, 2007 8:54 pm

Jonoleth wrote:
Xzar wrote:Reading a book about the history of id Software called 'Masters of Doom'.

It's a blast!


I'm stockpiling books at the moment for the summer, just gone and picked that up from Amazon marketplace, best be good!


Best read I've had in ages. Plenty of metal refrences too! And you'll learn all about the development of the Commander Keen games and how id development cycle was basically sit around doing 'art room' stuff until John Carmack did something really ace.
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Postby Xzar » Sat Jul 14, 2007 1:15 am

Posted this in the PR forum but decided to post it here too;

Right, the other day a friend links me to this because it's catchy as hell;

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid ... 4834931928

And it is, you've got to admit :p

However, being the perpetually bored person that I am I decided to look the guy up on wikipedia, and I find out that he, Jaunes, was the vocalist/guitarist from this band;

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dmhEypzE ... ed&search=

Which is fucking thrashtastic hahaha :twisted:

Honestly, I don't think I've ever seen such a change of direction met with apparent mainstream success (in those countries where he is popular). Sure we have people like Bon Jovi or G'n'R who have done 'rock' that also crossed over into the charts and stuff, but this is just... weird!


Finding that connection made my day :lol:

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Postby jackcake » Sat Jul 14, 2007 1:47 am

Jonoleth wrote:I'm stockpiling books at the moment for the summer, just gone and picked that up from Amazon marketplace, best be good!


To ape a theme: If you don't read CJ Sansom's Sovereign, you don't like books. :P
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Postby lars_ulrichs_blister » Sat Jul 14, 2007 4:03 am

I won £7.60 on the euro lottery :D 1 number and 2 stars

I also found this clip from a film made in 1986, called crossroads. Did anyone ever see it?? Used to love that film.

http://joox.net/cat/30/id/1052385
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Postby Lee Bloodstock » Sat Jul 14, 2007 9:31 am

Link isn't working for me LUB, but I assume you mean the "blues" film with Ralph Macchio?

Legendary scene at the end with Steve Vai and the Karate Kid mixing it up, providing one of the most often played "may I help you" riffs still used in guitar shops today :lol:

In fact, Youtube has the duel in it's entirity right here!
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