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Discussion in 'General' started by Brooxy, 28 Oct 2009.

  1. MLyons

    MLyons Half dev, Half doge. Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Working on a migration script for the site and it seems to be nearing the end for the trickier bits. There's still a lot to do but it's coming along.
     
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    perplekks45 LIKE AN ANIMAL!

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    You know it WILL break, right? MK is where you'll spend a lot of time soon.
     
  3. MLyons

    MLyons Half dev, Half doge. Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    The MK work is mostly done. The servers are in and working. I just need to go back and install some plastic shrouds. This is for migrating the site from the current CMS onto a new one. The new one lets us do some cool new things, is massively quicker and easier to develop for going forward.
     
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  4. perplekks45

    perplekks45 LIKE AN ANIMAL!

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    Fingers crossed, mate.
     
  5. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    An hour of wrestling with 8mm mild steel wrapped around a steering column, and I'm finally free of the lock-replacement inhibition system.
     
  6. adidan

    adidan Guesswork is still work

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    Warmer nights mean we get to watch bats from our sofa. :thumb:
     
  7. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    The McWill USB kit for the Gameboy Colour doesn't have charging and finished LED's.

    But the TP4056 controller chip does.

    So now my Gameboy Colour has power, charge, and completed LED's.
     
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  8. Mr_Mistoffelees

    Mr_Mistoffelees The Cat Lies Down on Broadway

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    It is today twenty years since, after months of talking online then on the phone, that the woman who is now my wife and I, first met face to face. We lived 120 miles apart then.
     
  9. Midlight

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    Got all the windows open because of the heat and we are getting quite a few butterflys in the house. It breaks up the workday quite nicely to go on a butterfly hunt with the kids around the front room.
     
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  10. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    VW have finally agreed to collect my old car next Friday (July 3rd).
    I will be returning to a single-person, single-car household.
     
  11. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    Been working my ass into the ground. I started a full nut and bolt restoration of an old bike last year. I tinkered a bit over winter, but painting etc is off limits.

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    Restored the cranks for it yesterday. So stoked with the finish. Mind you, that's blood in that !

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    Was thinking I would have to break out the caustic soda and de anodise the seat clamp. It was really grubby and had a half worn logo. In the end some T cut metallic saved the day. Polished it up, logo came off, win.

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  12. Gunsmith

    Gunsmith Maximum Win

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    After my nexus 7 started dying I pulled the trigger on Tab s6 a few weeks back and so far its been v impressive as a tablet/media machine. Only just started experimenting as to if I can use it as a digital sketch pad and holy **** I'm in love. Ok its no where near as advanced as my Cintiq but for the sheer ease of just being able to plonk down anywhere and doodle digitally is incredible, the damn thing even tosses around 100mb+ PSD's without breaking a sweat.

    its ****ing brilliant. Cant be more happy.

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    This article about 1v1 FPS players over the last two decades. I've been following (and on and off part of) the community of AFPS and this is just an immensely interesting and mind-blowingly comprehensive piece of work.
     
  14. adidan

    adidan Guesswork is still work

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    Passport renewal came back, only took about two weeks (I applied as soon as the website gave the slightest hint normal applications were also getting processed - before any mass panic onslaught).

    Not that I can go anywhere with it yet.

    But no, it's not burgundy.

    But it's not blue.

    It's black. Which is awesome, I was dreading being reminded of the shitefest everytime I looked at a blue passport :lol:
     
  15. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Got Gravis UltraSound emulation working in DOSBox. Lovely.
     
  16. Mister_Tad

    Mister_Tad Will work for nuts Super Moderator

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    That feeling when you go from oh-look-theres-a-new-model upgradeitis to actually-that's-not-really-an-upgrade-from-what-ive-got-but-it's-a-grand-more-expensive smugness in 30 seconds flat.
     
  17. perplekks45

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    Somebody has reached and passed the point of diminishing returns.
     
  18. Mister_Tad

    Mister_Tad Will work for nuts Super Moderator

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    I think you're right... which is comforting, because I thought the last one was the "last I would ever buy", and until now I wasn't entirely sure whether that was actually the case, or I just something I needed to believe.
     
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  19. Gunsmith

    Gunsmith Maximum Win

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    Just been introduced to Lazy Nezumi Pro for Photoshop and hot damn its awesome, Photoshop has always suffered with pen control in comparison to other art programs such as Sai and its irked me immeasurably. Nezumi hooks into PS and essentially takes over pen and pressure control and does some pretty mental **** with constraints allowing for a ruler system i never even thought possible.
     
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  20. WarrenJ

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    Joined the dad club on Sunday at 18:10 with Ruby Rose born at 33 weeks but a good 4lb. Rollercoaster weekend but mommy and baby are doing just fine.
     
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