| More Sports Board|| the Bulls jerseys look like hideous Christmas sweaters - gizmoflak on 12/25/13 at 11:15 am|
Never thought I'd see crocheted NBA unis
| O-T Lounge|| Car mfgs that brag about "initial quality" - gizmoflak on 11/28/13 at 10:56 am|
Doesn't it seem like a tacit admission that their cars have no resale value will fall apart 5 minutes after the warranty expures.
| Help Board|| suggestion box submission: Bump Board - gizmoflak on 11/23/13 at 10:59 am|
... a board that houses old threads that have been bumped.
Cause, ya know, anchoring all the old stuff is no fun...
| More Sports Board|| which side of this bet would you take? - gizmoflak on 11/23/13 at 10:53 am|
A. Win 2 units for every Heat reg season W
B. Win 3 units for every Pelicans reg season W
My Fin-friend gave me great action on a Dolphins-Saints wager, so I returned the favor for Heat-Pelicans.... West is stackkkked, am I frickkkked?...
| O-T Lounge|| question for OT photogs - gizmoflak on 11/10/13 at 8:59 am|
Can anyone recommend an SLR camera under $700 for shooting models and close-ups of jewelry?
And what are some essential accessories to have? Ring lights and reflectors? Special lens?
Yes, im a photography n00b...
| O-T Lounge|| recently acquired friend invites you to church... - gizmoflak on 10/9/13 at 9:06 pm|
What's the most effective way to decline this invitation without offending or upsetting the church-going offeror?
Was invited via text last week, and told him basically "we can't make it"
Now I get re-invited this week via email.
I would like to continue being friends with him and his fami...
| Money Talk|| Fed. District Court in TX: Bitcoins are Securities - gizmoflak on 8/7/13 at 9:35 pm|
[quote]In a decision that could have wide-reaching implications, a Texas federal judge ruled that the Securities and Exchange Commission could proceed with a lawsuit against a Texas man accused of operating a Ponzi scheme based on the popular virtual currency known as Bitcoin. [/quote]
| O-T Lounge|| Simple grammar test - gizmoflak on 7/30/13 at 11:49 am|
1. Each of the teams is playing now.
2. Each of the teams are playing now.
3. Both of the teams is playing now.
4. Both of the teams are playing now.
Which ones are grammatically correct? (no cheating)...
| More Sports Board|| Could soccer-like promotion and relegation work in CFB? - gizmoflak on 7/23/13 at 8:45 am|
With all the :catfight: about the SEC scheduling, this idea occurred to me. Basically, the top half of the conference is in one division, and the lower half is in another:
The SEC "championship" game i...
| Money Talk|| e-gold now buys gold - gizmoflak on 7/16/13 at 5:42 pm|
[quote]the first gold, silver, platinum, and palladium dealer accepting B-----n for bullion[/quote]
[quote] the added bonus is that the transaction can be 100% anonymous.[/quote]
[quote]But the company is going even deeper into anti-spying territory than that. They are offering their customers enc...
| Money Talk|| The Bitcoin guy who was "busted" by the DEA says "Wasn't me, bro." - gizmoflak on 7/9/13 at 2:32 pm|
[quote]A Charleston man tied to the first-ever law enforcement seizure of digital Bitcoins insists he had nothing to do with the virtual currency and is the victim of mistaken identity, according to his lawyer.[/quote]
[quote]Hughes maintains the Bitcoins didn’t belong to him and that he had no p...
| Money Talk|| 8 ways investing in bitcoins could go horribly wrong - gizmoflak on 7/3/13 at 9:00 am|
[quote]8. Patent trolling.[/quote]
:lol: Would be funny if patent trolls were a roadblock to bitcoin's development...
| Money Talk|| And So It Begins: Bitcoins seized by DEA - gizmoflak on 6/24/13 at 11:37 am|
[quote]The Drug Enforcement Administration posted an Official Notification that Bitcoin (i.e. property) belonging to Eric Daniel Hughes was seized for forfeiture pursuant to 21 U.S.C. § 881, because the property was used or acquired as a result of a violation of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S...
| Movie/TV Board|| my HBO problem - gizmoflak on 6/23/13 at 6:56 pm|
I have U-Verse, but only for internet.
For TV, I have a Roku box and I would like to watch HBO on it.
But apparently, I have to have a cable or satellite TV subscription in order to add HBO as a premium channel and access it via the Roku box, online, or however. A la carte subscriptions to HBO...
| Money Talk|| NYT: The End of Bitcoin is Nigh - gizmoflak on 6/20/13 at 10:23 pm|
Meanwhile, BTC continues trading at over $100 for the foreseeable future...
| Money Talk|| Say hello to the world's first Bitcoin baby - gizmoflak on 6/13/13 at 10:54 am|
[quote]Meet the world's first baby bought with Bitcoins after the fertility treatments which led to her conception were paid for with the cult digital currency.
That's according to Dr C. Terence Lee, a California fertility specialist, who helped the child's parents pay for fertility treatments u...
| Money Talk|| Chicks luv nerds & bitcoins - gizmoflak on 6/3/13 at 11:03 pm|
| Movie/TV Board|| Movie Idea: Vince Vaughn as an aggressive, in-your-face realtor - gizmoflak on 6/2/13 at 3:18 pm|
After watching this YouTube video, the entire script just came to me like magic.
(Be sure to watch at least until 2:15 or so)
I feel like this movie has been done before though.......
| More Sports Board|| Is Vegas trolling us? - gizmoflak on 6/2/13 at 10:15 am|
Heat opened at -7.5 for game 7.
I know the home team wins game 7 like 82.733333% of the time, but -7.5 is just silly.
| Money Talk|| Finish this sentence: I would consider using, accepting, or buying bitcoins when - gizmoflak on 6/1/13 at 3:41 pm|
| Money Talk|| Anyone Into Bitcoin Has To Be Really Happy This Month - gizmoflak on 5/27/13 at 9:11 am|
[quote]Regardless of what you think about Bitcoin's viability as a currency that people actually use, it should be clear that one pre-requisite is price stability.[/quote]
[quote]And stability is exactly what Bitcoin has been displaying of late.[/quote]
| O-T Lounge|| Cell phone signal boosters - gizmoflak on 5/20/13 at 9:53 am|
I have spotty reception inside my house. Can anyone recommend a signal booster?
| Money Talk|| Satoshi Nakamoto is Shinichi Mochizuki. Shinichi Mochizuki is Satoshi Nakamoto. - gizmoflak on 5/20/13 at 8:55 am|
[link=(http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-57585224-93/computer-visionary-says-he-knows-who-invented-bitcoin/)].... so says Ted Nelson.[/link]
[link=(http://www.kurims.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~motizuki/top-english.html)]Here he is (allegedly).[/link]
| Money Talk|| You can spend bitcoins at your local mall - gizmoflak on 5/16/13 at 10:46 am|
[quote]brings the number of locations where customers can effectively pay with bitcoins from around 8,000 nationwide to over [b]50,000[/b][/quote]
[quote]Bitcoins have been a giant hit for at least one...
| Political Talk|| Rights & Liberties that Americans have lost under Bush & Obama - gizmoflak on 5/14/13 at 4:52 pm|
I was having a political discussion with a friend, and he posed the question:
"What rights and liberties have been lost or eroded during the Bush and Obama years?"
The first thing that came to mind was that I can no longer enter an airport terminal without having to take off my shoes.
| Money Talk|| Bitcoin buzz stays high --- even after bubble - gizmoflak on 5/12/13 at 8:55 pm|
[quote]Bitcoin lost more than half its value last month but there’s more interest in the cyber-currency than ever. While Bitcoin stories used to be restricted to tech and science sites, they’re now a fixture...
| Money Talk|| The beginnings of the NYB(itcoin)E - gizmoflak on 5/7/13 at 7:45 am|
[link=(http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2013/05/06/a-push-for-a-bitcoin-buttonwood/)]Guess how many women showed up[/link]...
| O-T Lounge|| Trashed on a Sunday night - gizmoflak on 5/5/13 at 8:57 pm|
Am I the only one? 2 bottles of chimay did the trick...
| Money Talk|| Kaminsky: Bitcoin is here to stay - gizmoflak on 5/3/13 at 7:09 pm|
[link=(http://www.wired.com/opinion/2013/05/lets-cut-through-the-bitcoin-hype)]Bitcoin’s got its issues. But it is not competing with perfection.[/link]
| Money Talk|| Here's why Bitcoin is the future of money - gizmoflak on 5/1/13 at 8:22 am|
[quote]It's easy to dismiss Bitcoin or crypto-currencies as the flailings of a disaffected, semi-anarchist hacker community trying to undermine the system. But you know what? Hackers created the Internet, and the decidedly anti-establishment Steve Jobs gave us the modern technology era we know and l...