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Forum: Entertainment (Movies, TV Shows and Books/Comics) 12-05-2007, 01:45 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,152
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: Trivia: Sci-Fi

Jonathan Archer, played by Scott Bakula. On a personal note, the crew of the Enterprise was probably my least favorite crew (after Voyager) in the history of Star Trek. I was sad to see the show...
Forum: General Discussion 12-05-2007, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 793
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: European Union

Every government in the world comes up with the occasional silly law, although the 'curved banana' thing was actually quite well motivated.
Kynaeus: don't forget greatly enhancing consumers rights,...
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2007, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 793
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: European Union

Mah, that's a stereotype. There is some truth to it, but it is blown out of proportions.
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2007, 03:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 738
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: That's it! My kids are not getting internet access!

It is, but such things reach our local newspapers about a month after they happen. If American scientists found out today that a meteor is about to hit the earth, and we all have only two weeks left...
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2007, 03:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 738
Posted By Dreamer128
That's it! My kids are not getting internet access!

Well, if I had kids, that is. This story only hit local media this morning, but I was shocked by what I read. What kind of soulless, malignant creature would do this to a depressed 13-year old girl?...
Forum: General Discussion 12-02-2007, 12:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,012
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: American's aren't stupid

You're right, stupidity is universal. The people that made this video also did a 'British' version:

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Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2007, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,012
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: American's aren't stupid

Yes, they broadcast that here as well. It's surprising to see how fast people forget everything they've learned in school. In the last episode I saw, the candidate had every single question wrong....
Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2007, 12:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,012
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: American's aren't stupid

When does natural selection kick in? :P
Seriously though, they made quite an effort to find the dumbest people west of the atlantic.
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2007, 04:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 781
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: Watch what your kids call their teddy bear..

Even if she was aware of the law, she may not have known that the children were referring to the prophet. If that was what they were doing.
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2007, 04:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 781
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: Watch what your kids call their teddy bear..

We're talking about a teddy bear here. I don't think anyone could have guessed how far this would be blown out of proportions. It certainly isn't comparable to the Danish Cartoon row. That was...
Forum: Ironworks Online Roleplaying 11-30-2007, 03:30 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,504
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: Dystopia: The Fallen Angels

Jack Johnson cowers in the pleasant glow of the monitors surrounding his station, occasionally stealing glances at the darkness that seemed to encroach on him from all sides. The sparse emergency...
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2007, 03:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 781
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: Watch what your kids call their teddy bear..

Be that as it may, one has to wonder what kind of moral authority the Sudanese judicial system wields, considering they've stood by while those genocidal nutjobs in the government butchered the...
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2007, 12:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 781
Posted By Dreamer128
Shocked Watch what your kids call their teddy bear..

Sudanese protesters demand death for teddy teacher

By Andrew Heavens

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Hundreds of Sudanese Muslims, waving green Islamic flags, took to the streets of Khartoum on Friday...
Forum: Ironworks Online Roleplaying 11-29-2007, 02:28 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,504
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: Dystopia: The Fallen Angels

(Scott Avery and Philbert Sigismund Wolf)

The executive briefing room is surprisingly empty. You find only three people sitting at the head of the long table. You both recognize the first person...
Forum: Entertainment (Movies, TV Shows and Books/Comics) 11-29-2007, 02:09 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,325
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: What book are you reading?

If you're looking for more DnD, try the works of Elaine Cunningham. I found her Starlight and Shadows trilogy quite enjoyable. Also, anything written by John Marco is solid.
Forum: General Discussion 11-28-2007, 01:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,717
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: A fine example of modern barbarism..

Fair enough, Firestormalpha. But to me, this thread wasn't meant to change the world. I just enjoy debating for the sake of debating. :D I apologise if I gave anyone the impression I was on a...
Forum: General Discussion 11-28-2007, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: Angst becomes me

That's solid advice, Bungleau. Especially since I always end with a question round. Thanks. :) At the moment, I primarily rely on my powerpoint presentation to get me through the day. I've discussed...
Forum: General Discussion 11-27-2007, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By Dreamer128
Angst becomes me

I have a confession to make. Whenever I'm on the verge of doing something radically new, I'm nervous as can be. And I'm not just talking 'casually chicken' here. Generally, this loathsome cowardice...
Forum: General Discussion 11-27-2007, 04:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,717
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: A fine example of modern barbarism..

It’s not really about ‘our laws being better than their laws’. It’s about the fact that even the Saudi government recognises that there are certain universal rights to which all human beings are...
Forum: Entertainment (Movies, TV Shows and Books/Comics) 11-26-2007, 03:39 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,152
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: Trivia: Sci-Fi

The outline for Blakes 7 sounds great. Is it any good? What other shows could I compare it to?
Forum: Ironworks Online Roleplaying 11-26-2007, 03:23 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,504
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: Dystopia: The Fallen Angels

(Philbert Sigismund Wolf)

,,Rise and shine, doctor’’, a familiar voice says. You open your eyes, and find that your retina is instantly attacked by the bright lights in the Medical Bay. You never...
Forum: Ironworks Online Roleplaying 11-26-2007, 12:01 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,504
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: Dystopia: The Fallen Angels

(Ricor Messman)

,,..aptain?’’, the voice drifts just outside of your hearing range, and for a few moments you are convinced that it is a product of your imagination. Suddenly, you notice the...
Forum: Ironworks Online Roleplaying 11-25-2007, 11:52 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,504
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: Dystopia: The Fallen Angels

(Philbert Sigismund Wolf)

You find that it takes more time for the doors to close then it takes for the lift to move up a level. Mere seconds after the elevator doors connect with a loud metallic...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 11-24-2007, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By Dreamer128
Freeware!

Some time ago, I discovered that many of the games I played during my childhood are now freeware. Meaning: it's legal to pluck them from the internet. Although I usually still have the original...
Forum: Ironworks Online Roleplaying 11-24-2007, 06:12 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,504
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: Dystopia: The Fallen Angels

(Philbert Sigismund Wolf)

The lights in the elevator flicker briefly and the doors begin to close. In the darkness beyond the elevator, you see shades moving towards Engineering.
Forum: General Discussion 11-24-2007, 06:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,717
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: A fine example of modern barbarism..

Actually, it is. ;) For starters, women can't testify before the courts in Saudi Arabia. Well, except under strict circumstances. I'm quoting the ever reliable Wiki (*cough**cough*) here:

In the...
Forum: Entertainment (Movies, TV Shows and Books/Comics) 11-21-2007, 04:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,152
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: Trivia: Sci-Fi

I'm guessing it's Blake's 7. Of course, this guess is based purely on the information that there are 7 crewmen on the ship and the name of the show.:P Unfortunately, I haven't actually seen it,...
Forum: Ironworks Online Roleplaying 11-21-2007, 12:12 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,504
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: Dystopia: The Fallen Angels

(Philbert Sigismund Wolf)

The woman injects you with an unknown substance. For a brief moment, black turns to purple, then the world goes back to black. ,,Stranger, you've witnessed our resolve....
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 11-20-2007, 12:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 757
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: Mass Effect or Assassin's Creed?

I can only speak for myself, but I would sell my spleen to get a hold of Mass Effect. :P Every single Bioware game has ended up in my top 10 of favorite RPG's, so they definately have some street...
Forum: Entertainment (Movies, TV Shows and Books/Comics) 11-20-2007, 07:14 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,152
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: Trivia: Sci-Fi

That happened on most sci-fi shows I've seen. :P
Forum: Entertainment (Movies, TV Shows and Books/Comics) 11-19-2007, 05:01 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,152
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: Trivia: Sci-Fi

Ah, I can (to a degree) agree with that last statement. I don't believe The Shadows were more evil than The Vorlons, it was just that their methods didn't agree with us quite so much. :P
Anyway,...
Forum: General Discussion 11-19-2007, 04:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,717
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: A fine example of modern barbarism..

While I agree that the state occasionally has to protect its citizens against themselves, I do not believe that this function gives the government the right to deny someone the most fundamental (and...
Forum: Entertainment (Movies, TV Shows and Books/Comics) 11-19-2007, 04:23 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,152
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: Trivia: Sci-Fi

It was the perfect soundtrack for such a popcorn movie. :D There wasn't really much of a storyline. Just stuff blowing up in space. I loved it.. well, after I recovered from the initial...
Forum: Ironworks Online Roleplaying 11-19-2007, 04:20 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,504
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: Dystopia: The Fallen Angels

(Ricor Messman)

The tac-liason turns towards you, and you see you a brief look of surprise cross his face. ,,Sir, security reports that one of the Marines we send to deck four just climbed out of...
Forum: Ironworks Online Roleplaying 11-19-2007, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: Dystopia: Backgrounds and Equipment

Indepth:

The Terran Federation

Military doctrine

After the fall of The Regime, the vast Terran military was largely abolished. A measure which was only partially symbolic, since the High...
Forum: General Discussion 11-18-2007, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: Rabble! Rabble! (Singapore bans Bioware's Mass Effect because of lesbian scene)

Hm.. it would appear Singapore un-banned the game. Nothing to see here people, move along. :P

Word on the web is that the game will also make an appearance on the PC as early as next year. (Link: ...
Forum: Ironworks Online Roleplaying 11-18-2007, 05:24 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,504
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: Dystopia: The Fallen Angels

(Philbert Sigismund Wolf)

Stunned and suffering from a number of second- and third-degree burn wounds, you finally drift into blissful unconsciousness. After an indeterminable amount of time, you...
Forum: Entertainment (Movies, TV Shows and Books/Comics) 11-18-2007, 05:06 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,152
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: Trivia: Sci-Fi

Heh.. unfortunately, no, Mark Hamil wasn't in the movie (Blair was played by Freddy Prince Jr. instead :(). Still, they did go a long way towards turning it into Star Wars.

Regardless, it would...
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2007, 05:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,279
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: Ironworks Political Chart

Hm, I think a perfect meritocracy would be a nightmare. Its people would probably be quick to accept any distribution of wealth, however unfair it may be to some classes. Even in a meritocracy, the...
Forum: Ironworks Online Roleplaying 11-17-2007, 05:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,203
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: [OOC]Dystopia: The Fallen Angels (sign up here)

I'll be updating the thread with the backgrounds tomorrow. It'll include information that'll help you through the next part of the game. Of course, I'm also taking requests. Anything you'd like to...
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2007, 04:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,717
Posted By Dreamer128
Worried A fine example of modern barbarism..

Saudi court orders lashes, prison for rape victim

RIYADH (Reuters) - A Saudi court has increased the sentence given to a gang rape victim to 200 lashes of the whip and six months in prison and...
Forum: Ironworks Online Roleplaying 11-17-2007, 04:03 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,504
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: Dystopia: The Fallen Angels

(Scott Avery)

You hit him squarely in the chest. The man staggers backwards, but does not lose his footing. Moving forward, you rapidly close the distance between yourself and the remaining two...
Forum: Ironworks Online Roleplaying 11-17-2007, 03:54 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,504
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: Dystopia: The Fallen Angels

(Ricor Messman)

The Tac-Liason glares at his datapad before replying. ,,Sir, our men have already moved to contain the situation, and we're positive that we can stop whatever crawls out of the...
Forum: Ironworks Online Roleplaying 11-16-2007, 03:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,203
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: [OOC]Dystopia: The Fallen Angels (sign up here)

All right, since everyone is now 'into the loop', we can all consider the previous spoiler-posts to be 'de-classified'. ;)
Forum: Ironworks Online Roleplaying 11-16-2007, 03:55 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,504
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: Dystopia: The Fallen Angels

(Ricor Messman)

Much to your surprise, the main screen is activated and you find yourself staring at a young woman with somewhat hawkish features and small eyes. Although you're positive that the...
Forum: Ironworks Online Roleplaying 11-16-2007, 03:27 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,504
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: Dystopia: The Fallen Angels

(Ricor Messman)

An uncomfortable silence has fallen over the Bridge. Most of the men are simply staring at their monitors, which are filled with seemingly endless amounts of data, all irrelevant...
Forum: Entertainment (Movies, TV Shows and Books/Comics) 11-16-2007, 12:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,152
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: Trivia: Sci-Fi

Name two important differences between the Wing Commander Universe from the movies and the WCU from the games.
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2007, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By Dreamer128
Roll Eyes Rabble! Rabble! (Singapore bans Bioware's Mass Effect because of lesbian scene)

Yahoo-News wrote the following:
Singapore bans game over lesbian scene

SINGAPORE - Singapore has banned an Xbox video game because it contains a sex scene between a woman and a female alien, the...
Forum: General Discussion 11-14-2007, 03:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 988
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: What is it with this "N-word" crap?

Has anyone seen the South Park episode on the N-word? A nice summary of the discussion above.
Forum: Entertainment (Movies, TV Shows and Books/Comics) 11-14-2007, 03:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,152
Posted By Dreamer128
Re: Trivia: Sci-Fi

All right. Then how about the runner-up for the title of 'most bizarre piece of junk floating between the stars', the Red Dwarf?

Edit: And yes, Stanley is definately the most pathetic character...
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