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mirocu
*planning to maybe post the Annoying Orange´s Friday song*


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mALX
QUOTE(Winter Wolf @ Jul 29 2016, 05:19 AM) *

My sister turned mostly grey at the age of about 25 so she started dying her hair real quick. I am lucky to have no sign of grey in my 40's, touch wood. I do have pasty white skin though from playing too much Bethesda and never seeing the sun.



Now let us examine this statement...the one that you lived with did not turn your hair gray at all; but the one that lived with you became prematurely gray? rollinglaugh.gif

(Just kidding).




QUOTE(Callidus Thorn @ Jul 29 2016, 10:54 AM) *

Ah, but what genetics giveth with one hand, it taketh away with the other. I would so very much like to meet the doctor who told my parents, who both have asthma, that it would cancel each other out and I wouldn't cause me any problems. mad.gif


I might have trouble trusting his medical care after a statement like that, I mean ... Huh?

But I'm still glad they had you, I mean - the alternative if he hadn't messed up and said that is that you wouldn't be here now!




QUOTE(mirocu @ Jul 29 2016, 11:36 AM) *

*planning to maybe post the Annoying Orange´s Friday song*


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NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!




Callidus Thorn
QUOTE(mALX @ Jul 29 2016, 04:45 PM) *

QUOTE(Callidus Thorn @ Jul 29 2016, 10:54 AM) *

Ah, but what genetics giveth with one hand, it taketh away with the other. I would so very much like to meet the doctor who told my parents, who both have asthma, that it would cancel each other out and I wouldn't cause me any problems. mad.gif


I might have trouble trusting his medical care after a statement like that, I mean ... Huh?

But I'm still glad they had you, I mean - the alternative if he hadn't messed up and said that is that you wouldn't be here now!


True enough. But that doesn't mean I wouldn't want to have him spend a couple of days with a couple of hundred pounds compressing his chest, give him a little taste of what it can be like.
mALX
QUOTE(Callidus Thorn @ Jul 29 2016, 11:50 AM) *

QUOTE(mALX @ Jul 29 2016, 04:45 PM) *

QUOTE(Callidus Thorn @ Jul 29 2016, 10:54 AM) *

Ah, but what genetics giveth with one hand, it taketh away with the other. I would so very much like to meet the doctor who told my parents, who both have asthma, that it would cancel each other out and I wouldn't cause me any problems. mad.gif


I might have trouble trusting his medical care after a statement like that, I mean ... Huh?

But I'm still glad they had you, I mean - the alternative if he hadn't messed up and said that is that you wouldn't be here now!


True enough. But that doesn't mean I wouldn't want to have him spend a couple of days with a couple of hundred pounds compressing his chest, give him a little taste of what it can be like.



Aw, bless your heart! My youngest son has asthma; and his early years I really worried that he wouldn't make it; his asthma was so bad.

But you are here still too; and even if it isn't comfortable for you - somehow through all that discomfort you came through it with a Rocking personality; fun; intelligent; not bad looking at all - so I got to say, the doctor did right not to talk your parents out of having children just because they both suffered with asthma.

It is very possible you would have gotten asthma if only one of your parents had it - or neither of them did. I don't have asthma, neither did his father, but my son got it bad. I wondered if he got it through those vaccines the government is always forcing on children.





Callidus Thorn
QUOTE(mALX @ Jul 29 2016, 05:20 PM) *

Aw, bless your heart! My youngest son has asthma; and his early years I really worried that he wouldn't make it; his asthma was so bad.


I've given my family that scare a few times over the years. Fortunately these days it's nowhere as bad as it used to be, haven't had an actual asthma attack in years.

QUOTE(mALX @ Jul 29 2016, 05:20 PM) *

But you are here still too; and even if it isn't comfortable for you - somehow through all that discomfort you came through it with a Rocking personality; fun; intelligent; not bad looking at all - so I got to say, the doctor did right not to talk your parents out of having children just because they both suffered with asthma.


Heheh, it seems I'll never run out of opportunities to say that you are too kind Hug_emoticon.gif

QUOTE(mALX @ Jul 29 2016, 05:20 PM) *

It is very possible you would have gotten asthma if only one of your parents had it - or neither of them did.


It actually runs pretty strong on my mum's side of the family, so even if she didn't have it there's a good chance I still would. I just wish I'd gotten off as lightly as my sister did on the asthma front.

QUOTE(mALX @ Jul 29 2016, 05:20 PM) *

I don't have asthma, neither did his father, but my son got it bad. I wondered if he got it through those vaccines the government is always forcing on children.


Courtesy of the NHS website:

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Causes of asthma

It's not clear exactly what causes asthma, although it is likely to be a combination of factors.

Some of these may be genetic. However, a number of environmental factors are thought to play a role in the development of asthma. These include air pollution, chlorine in swimming pools and modern hygiene standards (known as the "hygiene hypothesis").

There is currently not enough evidence to be certain whether any of these can cause asthma, although a variety of environmental irritants, such as dust, cold air and smoke, may make it worse.

Who is at risk?

Although the cause of asthma is unknown, a number of things that can increase your chances of developing the condition have been identified. These include:

A family history of asthma or other related allergic conditions (known as atopic conditions) such as eczema, food allergy or hay fever
Having another atopic condition
Having bronchiolitis (a common childhood lung infection) as a child
Childhood exposure to tobacco smoke, particularly if your mother also smoked during pregnancy
Being born prematurely, especially if you needed a ventilator to support your breathing after birth
Having a low birth weight as a result of restricted growth within the womb





And on an absolutely unrelated note:

AAAAAAHHHHH!!!

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Is anybody somewhat disturbed by the apparent number of people eager for the world to end? laugh.gif
mALX
QUOTE(Callidus Thorn @ Jul 29 2016, 02:21 PM) *

QUOTE(mALX @ Jul 29 2016, 05:20 PM) *

Aw, bless your heart! My youngest son has asthma; and his early years I really worried that he wouldn't make it; his asthma was so bad.


I've given my family that scare a few times over the years. Fortunately these days it's nowhere as bad as it used to be, haven't had an actual asthma attack in years.


Same with my son; the older he got, the less it effected him. He doesn't handle extreme heat well at all, though.


QUOTE(Callidus Thorn @ Jul 29 2016, 02:21 PM) *

Heheh, it seems I'll never run out of opportunities to say that you are too kind Hug_emoticon.gif


Courtesy of the NHS website:

QUOTE

Causes of asthma

It's not clear exactly what causes asthma, although it is likely to be a combination of factors.

Some of these may be genetic. However, a number of environmental factors are thought to play a role in the development of asthma. These include air pollution, chlorine in swimming pools and modern hygiene standards (known as the "hygiene hypothesis").

There is currently not enough evidence to be certain whether any of these can cause asthma, although a variety of environmental irritants, such as dust, cold air and smoke, may make it worse.

Who is at risk?

Although the cause of asthma is unknown, a number of things that can increase your chances of developing the condition have been identified. These include:

A family history of asthma or other related allergic conditions (known as atopic conditions) such as eczema, food allergy or hay fever
Having another atopic condition
Having bronchiolitis (a common childhood lung infection) as a child
Childhood exposure to tobacco smoke, particularly if your mother also smoked during pregnancy
Being born prematurely, especially if you needed a ventilator to support your breathing after birth
Having a low birth weight as a result of restricted growth within the womb



And on an absolutely unrelated note:

AAAAAAHHHHH!!!

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Is anybody somewhat disturbed by the apparent number of people eager for the world to end? laugh.gif



Aw, thanks! Hug_emoticon.gif

Well, my son actually was born 7 weeks early and his surfactant level just before birth was zero; so that may very well explain his asthma!

On that "End of the world in 2 hours and 37 minutes" - I have a half and half on that. I remember coming into "Y2K" that a girlfriend of mine was panicked and bought up all kinds of supplies and stored them in her garage. The batteries she stored up went dead long before Y2K; the enormous supply of dog food got moldy and rats got into it before Y2K got here. Her vast quantities of sodas she stored up were all drunk up by her children long before Y2K; etc.

Well, I'm a total idiot when it comes to computers, and even I can figure out to turn your clock and calendar back if it is such a freakin' problem! She was forecasting disasters from gas pumps to banks to credit card companies, etc. I mean, she was genuinely panicked.

Now, I have to figure that the media loves to manipulate people to make themselves a "You heard it here first" type of thing.

And I don't think anyone will know the date and time to predict that it is going to happen. But do I believe the Earth is in trouble? Yes.

1. The geological plates shifting in recent years causing more than one devastating Tsunami

2. The earthquake in Japan knocked the Earth off it's axis by like 1.42 = a very small amount, but who is to say what is not significant? My Science professor drilled it into our heads that any minute knock on the axis could cause catastrophic devastation to the Earth.

3. Changing weather patterns = weather patterns and tides that have been the same for centuries have changed in the last 15 years.

4. Of course, global warming.

5. The tone of the people is exactly what has been predicted to mark end times in many religious and theoretical predictions.

6. Many certain events that have been predicted as fore-running end times have been met; some have not - in fact some have recently been stopped from happening by Great Britain's stand. The global economy and one global government was the prediction. It is what was trying to be passed; it failed, thanks to any countries who fought it. I know you didn't like that taking place in Britain, but it was good to see that prediction not be met if nothing else.

7. I will quote your article for this one:

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The Earth’s magnetic field has flipped its polarity many times over the millennia, according to NASA, who say there is nothing to be worried about.

It happens about every about every 200,000 to 300,000 years, according to the space agency, although it has been more than twice that long since the last reversal.



Uh, how can they tell this has happened every 200,000-300,000 years? And we believe they know this...how? And then they go on to say it has been 600,000 years since the polarity was last reversed. Again, how do they know this? They are stating as fact theories that they can't possibly prove. So do I believe NASA has all the answers when they are poo-pooing on these opposing theories? No. Scientists still use Carbon 14 to date prehistoric bones and rocks when it was proven to give false readings back in the early 70's.

I kind of figure none of us will see that happen in our lifetimes; but do I believe it will happen one day = yes.

Do I believe it will happen in 2 hours and 37 minutes = No.






Callidus Thorn
QUOTE(mALX @ Jul 29 2016, 10:09 PM) *

Now, I have to figure that the media loves to manipulate people to make themselves a "You heard it here first" type of thing.

And I don't think anyone will know the date and time to predict that it is going to happen. But do I believe the Earth is in trouble? Yes.

1. The geological plates shifting in recent years causing more than one devastating Tsunami

2. The earthquake in Japan knocked the Earth off it's axis by like 1.42 = a very small amount, but who is to say what is not significant? My Science professor drilled it into our heads that any minute knock on the axis could cause catastrophic devastation to the Earth.

3. Changing weather patterns = weather patterns and tides that have been the same for centuries have changed in the last 15 years.

4. Of course, global warming.

5. The tone of the people is exactly what has been predicted to mark end times in many religious and theoretical predictions.

6. Many certain events that have been predicted as fore-running end times have been met; some have not - in fact some have recently been stopped from happening by Great Britain's stand. The global economy and one global government was the prediction. It is what was trying to be passed; it failed, thanks to any countries who fought it. I know you didn't like that taking place in Britain, but it was good to see that prediction not be met if nothing else.

7. I will quote your article for this one:

QUOTE

The Earth€™s magnetic field has flipped its polarity many times over the millennia, according to NASA, who say there is nothing to be worried about.

It happens about every about every 200,000 to 300,000 years, according to the space agency, although it has been more than twice that long since the last reversal.



Uh, how can they tell this has happened every 200,000-300,000 years? And we believe they know this...how? And then they go on to say it has been 600,000 years since the polarity was last reversed. Again, how do they know this? They are stating as fact theories that they can't possibly prove. So do I believe NASA has all the answers when they are poo-pooing on these opposing theories? No. Scientists still use Carbon 14 to date prehistoric bones and rocks when it was proven to give false readings back in the early 70's.

I kind of figure none of us will see that happen in our lifetimes; but do I believe it will happen one day = yes.

Do I believe it will happen in 2 hours and 37 minutes = No.


I'm not so certain it's accurate to say that the earth is in trouble. Humanity's survival is certainly becoming a long term question as we screw up the environment, but I don't think we've managed to do anything to endanger the planet itself.

1&2) Tectonic activity. It's probably take a fair bit of digging online to determine any significance on these.

3&4) Now these two are largely on us, and are the ones that are the greatest danger to us. And the potential exists that we may already be too late to do anything about that.

5) It seems we can't go a year or two without someone predicting the end of the world. Considering how many failed predictions there have been thus far, actually taking any of them seriously at this point requires a degree of wishful thinking on one level or other.

6) The default position to any such predictions should be scepticism, simply on the grounds that any prediction of the future will alter its outcome by its mere existence. With regards to the global economy and government prediction, I'd actually consider that something that would prevent disaster, and so consider any step away from that as something of a tragedy.

7) "They are stating as fact theories that they can't possibly prove" A brief google search turned up this: link Why they didn't put anything in the article to support NASA's claim, I don't know, but clearly it was a failing in the article rather than NASA making claims that they cannot support.
mALX

I don't agree with you on point 6 at all, but that is just difference of opinion. But the article you linked is (again) NASA saying something they can't prove. They believe it has happened; but think about how young/old the population of the world is; the technology to measure these things - and tell me how they can prove it has happened before? They can't, they have only the proof that it has been North since man first walked on this Earth. They theorize that some data they see may point to the polar reversal in the past; but have no way to prove that is the case.

On the others, I was not saying man caused anything; only that these events are happening regardless the cause. They plates shifting is a HUGE warning sign of instability at the Earth's core.

As far as the tone of the people and predictions and theories = exactly how I feel about it; although I wasn't talking about people saying the end of the world is near. I was talking about the implosion of morality and ethics in recent decades.

ghastley
The article linked points out that magnetic reversals are slow processes, and the field has to reduce to zero before going up in the opposite direction. That loss of magnetic North won't be an issue to navigation any more as just about everything uses GPS, and the satellites will keep going round the same way.

There are worries that the lack of field might make cosmic rays behave differently (less deviated towards the magnetic poles if they aren't there) but little other than aurorae in more latitudes should result.
SubRosa
There is also a belief that some sea animals such as whales and sea turtles navigate by using the Earth's magnetic field, since they can cross thousands of miles of oceans and unerringly reach specific locations, like the same beach they were hatched upon years before. If they do this, then a flip in the planet's magnetic field will likely play havoc with this sense. But since they have been around for millions of years, I don't think it would be a species-destroying event either.
Callidus Thorn
QUOTE(mALX @ Jul 30 2016, 12:04 AM) *

But the article you linked is (again) NASA saying something they can't prove. They believe it has happened; but think about how young/old the population of the world is; the technology to measure these things - and tell me how they can prove it has happened before? They can't, they have only the proof that it has been North since man first walked on this Earth. They theorize that some data they see may point to the polar reversal in the past; but have no way to prove that is the case.


So your argument is that because they haven't witnessed the occurrence firsthand it's impossible to prove? Because it strikes me that this is a fundamentally deadlocked argument. Without an in-depth understanding on the science involved, and a firsthand look at the evidence, it's impossible to make the claim one way or another.

QUOTE(mALX @ Jul 30 2016, 12:04 AM) *

On the others, I was not saying man caused anything; only that these events are happening regardless the cause. They plates shifting is a HUGE warning sign of instability at the Earth's core.


Not really, it just shows that the planet is geologically active, which is something we've known for a long time.

QUOTE(mALX @ Jul 30 2016, 12:04 AM) *

As far as the tone of the people and predictions and theories = exactly how I feel about it; although I wasn't talking about people saying the end of the world is near. I was talking about the implosion of morality and ethics in recent decades.


I don't think morality and ethics have ever been particularly stable for any length of time. As much as people like to present them as absolutes, it invariably comes down to the yardstick you measure them against.
mALX
QUOTE(Callidus Thorn @ Jul 29 2016, 07:42 PM) *

QUOTE(mALX @ Jul 30 2016, 12:04 AM) *

But the article you linked is (again) NASA saying something they can't prove. They believe it has happened; but think about how young/old the population of the world is; the technology to measure these things - and tell me how they can prove it has happened before? They can't, they have only the proof that it has been North since man first walked on this Earth. They theorize that some data they see may point to the polar reversal in the past; but have no way to prove that is the case.


So your argument is that because they haven't witnessed the occurrence firsthand it's impossible to prove? Because it strikes me that this is a fundamentally deadlocked argument. Without an in-depth understanding on the science involved, and a firsthand look at the evidence, it's impossible to make the claim one way or another.

QUOTE(mALX @ Jul 30 2016, 12:04 AM) *

On the others, I was not saying man caused anything; only that these events are happening regardless the cause. They plates shifting is a HUGE warning sign of instability at the Earth's core.


Not really, it just shows that the planet is geologically active, which is something we've known for a long time.

QUOTE(mALX @ Jul 30 2016, 12:04 AM) *

As far as the tone of the people and predictions and theories = exactly how I feel about it; although I wasn't talking about people saying the end of the world is near. I was talking about the implosion of morality and ethics in recent decades.


I don't think morality and ethics have ever been particularly stable for any length of time. As much as people like to present them as absolutes, it invariably comes down to the yardstick you measure them against.


Exactly what I'm saying. We don't even know how old the Earth is because they dated it using Carbon 14; which has been dis-proven. So I don't listen to the scientists when they claim something happened 600,000 years ago any more than I listen to any of the end world theories.

Like I said above: I don't think we have anything to worry about in our lifetimes, but I also don't believe the Earth will be around forever. I was just stating how I feel about it, not trying to sway anyone's opinion. This is just my opinion (and I don't expect or feel like anyone has to agree with me, either; it is just the way I look at it).

(and the only yardstick I'm basing the decay in morals/ethics/etc. on is the past history based on the part of the world I know best; the U.S.A. It isn't just the rise in crime and terrorism; it is the total lack of empathy for others, the rampant attitude of entitlement; narcissism; etc)




mirocu
Got lots of smaller stuff done today, including moving a big rock to a better location using my trusty cavator biggrin.gif
Decrepit
What a morning! Woke circa 0225. Crawled out of bed circa 0330. Hobbled to the "computer room". Turned on the computer. Booted Windows. Prepared to do a little web surfing before beginning my morning TMJ exercises/stretches. So far same-old same-old daily routine.

All of a sudden an "X" appears atop my taskbar Avast icon. I launch Avast. It tells me its protections are deactivated. My first thought is that it's a boot goof-up, as occasionally happens. I restart Windows. All's well for some seconds, then the "X" appears again. I launch Avast. It tells me its protections are deactivated. I press the provided ACTIVATE button. Nothing happens. I reboot into Windows. All's well for some seconds, then the "X" reappears. Yada yada.

I don't dare risk doing anything more on the computer, so shut it down and fire up my secondary machine, whose Avast install has not been updated to the latest version (though all definitions are up-to-date). Success! I recall that there is an Avast forum, launch Firefox, search for, find, and visit forum. Turns out its an issue with the latest update, which I had installed on my primary computer only last night (but which did not cause issues until today). A fix was in the works but not yet available.

I then realize it is now past time to begin my morning TMJ routine. I almost always do my routine(s) watching YouTube videos to make the drudgery bearable. A stumbling block... my secondary computer has no audio speakers but only headphones. Since contracting TMJ Syndrome I can not wear headphones, doing so causing much pain in my right ear, pain that can linger for hours and possibly days. The solution: I search for episode one of a foreign-language Daggerfall LP, since watching it sans sound is no big loss. Find one. Begin my TMJ routine. (The LP, judging solely by what I saw of episode one, looks to be decent. I might watch more of it later on...with sound.)

Because of late routine start breakfast was also late. No big deal. Finished it. (Gotta love banana, toast with sugar-free preserves and butter substitute, and skim milk!) Did my morning medicated inhaler treatment. Did my final early-morning TMJ stretches. Decided to pass time at Chorrol, maybe do some posting.

Next SNAFU... log-in info on my secondary computer pre-dates me joining this forum late last year. I could have gotten needed info from my primary computer, but didn't feel comfortable firing it up again until a fix was available. No Chorrol for me, though I did drop by long enough to check for new responses in the threads I'm most interested in.

Spent some time repeatedly updating the Avast Forum thread devoted to the glitch. Finally tired of that. At some point I returned to bed and read a while. Not sure when I returned to my secondary computer, guessing between 0830 and 0845. Woot! A fix is available. The thread says to go to C:\Program Files\AVAST software\Avast\ , run AvastEmUpdate, and reboot. I can not find AvastEmUpdate. I search the forum thread for further instruction, finding none. It comes to me that I almost never install programs under Program Files. While Avast directories exist there the program-proper likely resides elsewhere. I search for it. Yup...it's installed in C:\Avast\... So is AvastEmUpdate. I execute it and reboot. Voila...no "X"!!! I soon visit Chorrol and begin this missive.
Acadian
End of the world? Frankly, I think it's all the cow farts. They fill the upper atmosphere with CO2, block the sun and we’re all gonna freeze. Or perhaps the smell irritates the sun, causing it to slightly adjust the distance it allows us to orbit. Either way, buy desert property and invest in furs. Oh. . . wait. wacko.gif

Mirocu – Happy cavatating! biggrin.gif

Decrepit – Whew! I don’t know whether to laugh, cry or just shake my head over your morning. Regardless, I’m very glad the happy result is that you’re here with us. Avast, maties! smile.gif
mALX
QUOTE(mirocu @ Jul 30 2016, 09:58 AM) *

Got lots of smaller stuff done today, including moving a big rock to a better location using my trusty cavator biggrin.gif



Pics, or it didn't happen! BWAAHAA!





mirocu
QUOTE(mALX @ Jul 30 2016, 05:08 PM) *

QUOTE(mirocu @ Jul 30 2016, 09:58 AM) *

Got lots of smaller stuff done today, including moving a big rock to a better location using my trusty cavator biggrin.gif

Pics, or it didn't happen! BWAAHAA!

If you don´t believe me you´re welcome to come here and move it back. With your hands.


-Bohya! cool.gif
mALX
QUOTE(Decrepit @ Jul 30 2016, 10:47 AM) *

What a morning! Woke circa 0225. Crawled out of bed circa 0330. Hobbled to the "computer room". Turned on the computer. Booted Windows. Prepared to do a little web surfing before beginning my morning TMJ exercises/stretches. So far same-old same-old daily routine.

All of a sudden an "X" appears atop my taskbar Avast icon. I launch Avast. It tells me its protections are deactivated. My first thought is that it's a boot goof-up, as occasionally happens. I restart Windows. All's well for some seconds, then the "X" appears again. I launch Avast. It tells me its protections are deactivated. I press the provided ACTIVATE button. Nothing happens. I reboot into Windows. All's well for some seconds, then the "X" reappears. Yada yada.

I don't dare risk doing anything more on the computer, so shut it down and fire up my secondary machine, whose Avast install has not been updated to the latest version (though all definitions are up-to-date). Success! I recall that there is an Avast forum, launch Firefox, search for, find, and visit forum. Turns out its an issue with the latest update, which I had installed on my primary computer only last night (but which did not cause issues until today). A fix was in the works but not yet available.

I then realize it is now past time to begin my morning TMJ routine. I almost always do my routine(s) watching YouTube videos to make the drudgery bearable. A stumbling block... my secondary computer has no audio speakers but only headphones. Since contracting TMJ Syndrome I can not wear headphones, doing so causing much pain in my right ear, pain that can linger for hours and possibly days. The solution: I search for episode one of a foreign-language Daggerfall LP, since watching it sans sound is no big loss. Find one. Begin my TMJ routine. (The LP, judging solely by what I saw of episode one, looks to be decent. I might watch more of it later on...with sound.)

Because of late routine start breakfast was also late. No big deal. Finished it. (Gotta love banana, toast with sugar-free preserves and butter substitute, and skim milk!) Did my morning medicated inhaler treatment. Did my final early-morning TMJ stretches. Decided to pass time at Chorrol, maybe do some posting.

Next SNAFU... log-in info on my secondary computer pre-dates me joining this forum late last year. I could have gotten needed info from my primary computer, but didn't feel comfortable firing it up again until a fix was available. No Chorrol for me, though I did drop by long enough to check for new responses in the threads I'm most interested in.

Spent some time repeatedly updating the Avast Forum thread devoted to the glitch. Finally tired of that. At some point I returned to bed and read a while. Not sure when I returned to my secondary computer, guessing between 0830 and 0845. Woot! A fix is available. The thread says to go to C:\Program Files\AVAST software\Avast\ , run AvastEmUpdate, and reboot. I can not find AvastEmUpdate. I search the forum thread for further instruction, finding none. It comes to me that I almost never install programs under Program Files. While Avast directories exist there the program-proper likely resides elsewhere. I search for it. Yup...it's installed in C:\Avast\... So is AvastEmUpdate. I execute it and reboot. Voila...no "X"!!! I soon visit Chorrol and begin this missive.



You have a LOT more patience than I ever have in those type situations! I would have already done a system restore before they found a fix for the problem, laugh.gif I guess I need to learn patience, lol.


mALX
QUOTE(mirocu @ Jul 30 2016, 11:13 AM) *

QUOTE(mALX @ Jul 30 2016, 05:08 PM) *

QUOTE(mirocu @ Jul 30 2016, 09:58 AM) *

Got lots of smaller stuff done today, including moving a big rock to a better location using my trusty cavator biggrin.gif

Pics, or it didn't happen! BWAAHAA!

If you don´t believe me you´re welcome to come here and move it back. With your hands.


-Bohya! cool.gif



IPB Image





Callidus Thorn
Picked up Deadpool on DVD earlier! biggrin.gif

Edit: Watched it. Is hilarious. rollinglaugh.gif
mALX
QUOTE(Callidus Thorn @ Jul 30 2016, 02:17 PM) *

Picked up Deadpool on DVD earlier! biggrin.gif

Edit: Watched it. Is hilarious. rollinglaugh.gif



I watched "Sharknado" for the first time tonight. (and probably last time)

It was not as funny as I anticipated it would be; although one scene of a guy on a dumpster having his foot chewed on by a shark and he kept just kind of pulling away but not screaming or even saying "OW!" - that was worth my time, (especially since they kept flashing the camera back to him and he was still doing it) laugh.gif







Callidus Thorn
Ah, sunday...

I might fire up Oblivion later, take my Argonian Rogue for a walk, see what he's up to.

But then again, I might not. Might just get some more reading done.

*shrugs*

Who knows?
mALX

I played ESO all night.


Callidus Thorn
Heheh, the peril of MMORPGs laugh.gif

Or Elder Scrolls games, for that matter hehe.gif
mirocu
I just called
Uleeeeni Athraaaam

I just called
Uleni Aaaathraaaaaaam

I just called
Uleeeni Aathraaam

Yes I called him from the phone that´s in myyy home



biggrin.gif
Callidus Thorn
Ice cream.
mALX
QUOTE(Callidus Thorn @ Jul 31 2016, 08:21 AM) *

Heheh, the peril of MMORPGs laugh.gif

Or Elder Scrolls games, for that matter hehe.gif


Yes, I do get hooked in longer a lot of times because I'm playing with another person that wants to "go do another," laugh.gif



QUOTE(mirocu @ Jul 31 2016, 09:36 AM) *

I just called
Uleeeeni Athraaaam

I just called
Uleni Aaaathraaaaaaam

I just called
Uleeeni Aathraaam

Yes I called him from the phone that´s in myyy home



biggrin.gif



WOO HOO! Did you tell him to get his [censored] over here and say "Hey?"



QUOTE(Callidus Thorn @ Jul 31 2016, 12:18 PM) *

Ice cream.



Marco...


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Callidus Thorn
QUOTE(mALX @ Jul 31 2016, 06:37 PM) *

QUOTE(Callidus Thorn @ Jul 31 2016, 08:21 AM) *

Heheh, the peril of MMORPGs laugh.gif

Or Elder Scrolls games, for that matter hehe.gif


Yes, I do get hooked in longer a lot of times because I'm playing with another person that wants to "go do another," laugh.gif


That's one of the reasons I've no real interest in that type of game. Too easy to spend more time laying than I intended to playing. I've had that problem a couple of times with a 3DS game I've got with an online mode laugh.gif
mALX
QUOTE(Callidus Thorn @ Jul 31 2016, 02:01 PM) *

QUOTE(mALX @ Jul 31 2016, 06:37 PM) *

QUOTE(Callidus Thorn @ Jul 31 2016, 08:21 AM) *

Heheh, the peril of MMORPGs laugh.gif

Or Elder Scrolls games, for that matter hehe.gif


Yes, I do get hooked in longer a lot of times because I'm playing with another person that wants to "go do another," laugh.gif


That's one of the reasons I've no real interest in that type of game. Too easy to spend more time laying than I intended to playing. I've had that problem a couple of times with a 3DS game I've got with an online mode laugh.gif



laugh.gif


This is my first time playing any online game. Even on my XBox 360 I just had the silver membership (bought my son the gold membership, and I just PM'd my friends on "Live" rather than talk in game with them)



Callidus Thorn
QUOTE(mALX @ Jul 31 2016, 10:13 PM) *

QUOTE(Callidus Thorn @ Jul 31 2016, 02:01 PM) *

QUOTE(mALX @ Jul 31 2016, 06:37 PM) *

QUOTE(Callidus Thorn @ Jul 31 2016, 08:21 AM) *

Heheh, the peril of MMORPGs laugh.gif

Or Elder Scrolls games, for that matter hehe.gif


Yes, I do get hooked in longer a lot of times because I'm playing with another person that wants to "go do another," laugh.gif


That's one of the reasons I've no real interest in that type of game. Too easy to spend more time laying than I intended to playing. I've had that problem a couple of times with a 3DS game I've got with an online mode laugh.gif



laugh.gif


This is my first time playing any online game. Even on my XBox 360 I just had the silver membership (bought my son the gold membership, and I just PM'd my friends on "Live" rather than talk in game with them)


If I were to start playing an MMO, it'd have to be on PC. I never liked the idea of having to pay Microsoft just to play the online component of a game I'd bought. Always thought it was something of a rip-off.
mALX
QUOTE(mirocu @ Jul 31 2016, 09:36 AM) *

I just called
Uleeeeni Athraaaam

I just called
Uleni Aaaathraaaaaaam

I just called
Uleeeni Aathraaam

Yes I called him from the phone that´s in myyy home



biggrin.gif



Are we ever going to hear more? Like did he talk with an adorable accent? Did he call you a Haole? Did you call him "Kimberly?"






QUOTE(Callidus Thorn @ Jul 31 2016, 05:19 PM) *

QUOTE(mALX @ Jul 31 2016, 10:13 PM) *

QUOTE(Callidus Thorn @ Jul 31 2016, 02:01 PM) *

QUOTE(mALX @ Jul 31 2016, 06:37 PM) *

QUOTE(Callidus Thorn @ Jul 31 2016, 08:21 AM) *

Heheh, the peril of MMORPGs laugh.gif

Or Elder Scrolls games, for that matter hehe.gif


Yes, I do get hooked in longer a lot of times because I'm playing with another person that wants to "go do another," laugh.gif


That's one of the reasons I've no real interest in that type of game. Too easy to spend more time laying than I intended to playing. I've had that problem a couple of times with a 3DS game I've got with an online mode laugh.gif



laugh.gif


This is my first time playing any online game. Even on my XBox 360 I just had the silver membership (bought my son the gold membership, and I just PM'd my friends on "Live" rather than talk in game with them)


If I were to start playing an MMO, it'd have to be on PC. I never liked the idea of having to pay Microsoft just to play the online component of a game I'd bought. Always thought it was something of a rip-off.



Agreed. I play ESO on the PC; but had to buy a PC that could handle it first. It is a bit power hungry.

Callidus Thorn
I just found this too amusing not to share: link

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mirocu
QUOTE(Callidus Thorn @ Aug 1 2016, 10:32 AM) *

I just found this too amusing not to share: link

biggrin.gif

*not clicking*

cool.gif


On my last post, it was simply a re-wording of Stevie Wonder´s song I happened to have gotten stuck in my head tongue.gif
Callidus Thorn
Hey!

My links couldn't be safer if they were sponsored by Durex nono.gif

rollinglaugh.gif


And y'know, watching Deadpool has got me wondering two things:

1) Just how much willpower is it going to take to keep me from posting about a third of the movie in the "Great Lines From Your Favourite Movies" thread biggrin.gif

And

2) How, in the name of all that is holy, can Morena Baccarin look even hotter in Deadpool that she did in Firefly? wub.gif I've heard of getting better with age, but that's a pretty high bar to be beating over a decade later! wacko.gif
mirocu
Another question: why am I looking at Doom 3 and Doom 4 cutscenes etc when I´m not really a fan?? blink.gif
Callidus Thorn
QUOTE(mirocu @ Aug 1 2016, 02:39 PM) *

Another question: why am I looking at Doom 3 and Doom 4 cutscenes etc when I´m not really a fan?? blink.gif


I'm gonna step away from the obvious pun here... biggrin.gif

Are they funky cutscenes, at least?
mirocu
There were puns to be made and I missed it!?? panic.gif panic.gif



I like to follow a good story or atleast get the explanation why things happen so I guess that´s why I watch them. And yes, they´re quite funky biggrin.gif

Also, I played Doom 3 long ago.
Callidus Thorn
QUOTE(mirocu @ Aug 1 2016, 03:11 PM) *

There were puns to be made and I missed it!?? panic.gif panic.gif


Puns for me, anyway. I can make a pun out of anything.

QUOTE(mirocu @ Aug 1 2016, 03:11 PM) *

And yes, they´re quite funky biggrin.gif


Well, at least that's something.

QUOTE(mirocu @ Aug 1 2016, 03:11 PM) *

Also, I played Doom 3 long ago.


Iirc I did too, though I don't recall thinking much of it. But I don't remember why... mellow.gif
mirocu
QUOTE(Callidus Thorn @ Aug 1 2016, 04:18 PM) *

QUOTE(mirocu @ Aug 1 2016, 03:11 PM) *

Also, I played Doom 3 long ago.


Iirc I did too, though I don't recall thinking much of it. But I don't remember why... mellow.gif

I remember all too well. Have had several bad dreams inspired by the game, and I played it ten years ago.. mellow.gif


Still, the game had a good build-up and the cutscenes were always something I looked forward too, especially the ones that carried out the story.
Callidus Thorn
I guess I'm not missing anything with my hollow recollections then biggrin.gif
mirocu
Sometimes amnesia is a bliss rollinglaugh.gif
Callidus Thorn
Words of wisdom that will no doubt soon be forgotten laugh.gif

Now...

What were we talking about again? huh.gif

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mirocu
You haven´t forgotten that pic, I see rollinglaugh.gif


And

we

were

talking

about

ULENI!



Callidus Thorn
Well, it's been too long since it got posted. biggrin.gif

Speaking of Uleni, where is he these days??? blink.gif
mirocu
He´s probably on the same isolated island as Kobby rollinglaugh.gif
Callidus Thorn
So should we be launching a rescue or a kidnapping, in that case? laugh.gif
mirocu
Meh. Let them figure out how to get off the island themselves tongue.gif
Callidus Thorn
Well, you say that, but apparently that island has no internet access...
mirocu
I say let them get off it the same way they got there laugh.gif
Callidus Thorn
Wouldn't that mean that if they were kidnapped and dumped there then we'd need to go kidnap them back? tongue.gif
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