| Political Talk|| re: Is it time to put recording devices on all police officers? - Broketec on 8/18/14 at 9:28 am|
[quote]Why someone would want to be a police officer in present day America is beyond me. [/quote]
I've had 3 friends who were all 8+ years on the force leave this year for the private sector. I don't blame them. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Ferguson Police to name shooter at a presser shortly - Broketec on 8/15/14 at 8:54 am|
Ha. LipstickAlley.com (not sure what kind of website this is actually - I think its a makeup site for african americans) called out Darren Wilson last night as the possible shooter, at about 10 pm as a name that, when mentioned to the police chief yesterday, made him look nervous.
| Political Talk|| re: Ferguson Police to name shooter at a presser shortly - Broketec on 8/15/14 at 8:41 am|
Anonymous already outed the guy.
I guess they're either going to confirm what anon said or name someone else they've either made up or convinced to fall on their sword. ...
| Political Talk|| re: And so it begins - Russia shelling Ukrainian military targets - Broketec on 7/24/14 at 4:01 pm|
[quote]This is some heavy shite.
Russia has basically just declared war on Ukraine.[/quote]
That's what it sounds like to me too.
I can't speak to my opinion on involvement, but either way, this is some messed up shite.
If only the Ukranian prime minister and his cabinet had an opinion ...
| Political Talk|| And so it begins - Russia shelling Ukrainian military targets - Broketec on 7/24/14 at 3:51 pm|
[link=(http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/07/24/obama-administration-russia-firing-artillery-at-ukraine-military-targets/)]Obama administration: Russia firing artillery at Ukraine military targets[/link]
[quote]Obama administration officials said Thursday that Russia is firing artillery from it...
| Political Talk|| re: Interesting article re: human rights to water - Broketec on 6/23/14 at 3:45 pm|
[quote]Nearly 50 percent of DWSD’s 323,000 accounts were behind on payments as of March, according to the Detroit Free Press. That’s left DWSD with $175 million in outstanding bills.[/quote]
Half of 323,000 is 161,500 accounts.
At 175 million dollars in outstanding bills, that's over $1000 per...
| Political Talk|| Family calls 911 for medical help. Cops show up and kill daughter instead. - Broketec on 6/6/14 at 9:12 am|
[link=(http://www.infowars.com/family-calls-911-for-help-with-special-needs-daughter-cops-show-up-and-shoot-her-dead/)]FAMILY CALLS 911 FOR HELP WITH SPECIAL NEEDS DAUGHTER, COPS SHOW UP AND SHOOT HER DEAD[/link]
[quote]“There was a confrontation where the deputy was in fear for his life and as a...
| Tech Board|| re: Samsung galaxy S5 just not for me - Broketec on 6/5/14 at 4:49 pm|
[quote]The messaging app sucks [/quote]
Download one you like. Glory of Android.
[quote]I get a new case and when I put it in my pocket the screen button keeps getting pressed and whatever app I had opened gets used. [/quote]
Use a lock screen? You can download one you like. Glory of Android.
| Gaming Board|| re: MLB The Show 14-RTTS Story Thread - Broketec on 5/20/14 at 1:46 pm|
Mine says the same, career minor leaguer. It used to say "Closer" or something before I got traded around like a $2 whore. I've pitched for 4 teams in 3 months and come out with no ERA and worse for the wear.
Closing pitchers are full on stupid this year.
I start june with my closer with a zero ...
| Gaming Board|| re: MLB The Show 14-RTTS Story Thread - Broketec on 5/12/14 at 1:38 pm|
Finally got a SP to go 1st overall to Houston.
And it didn't make a difference at all that I was the #1 pick, I'm still at the same 30k annual salary and I'm on the worst franchise in the game.
I originally went mid 4th round and went back to 1 year juco. Replayed the TOPPS series and had some ...
| Gaming Board|| re: To Google Glass or not to Google Glass... - Broketec on 3/5/14 at 2:46 pm|
[quote]For me to justify buying it just for shits n giggles, I'd have to be making enough money that $1,500 is like a weekly entertainment budget. Otherwise, hell no.[/quote]
I'd say my sports season budget is roughly 1500 to 2000, but this year I got lucky and baseball season tickets fell into m...
| Gaming Board|| To Google Glass or not to Google Glass... - Broketec on 3/5/14 at 2:00 pm|
If you have the ability to afford the $1500 explorder program (likely with another exchange option to send in old model for new one later down the line), do you opt in and buy Google Glass? Does anyone here feel like they'd have practical use for it to use it on a close-to daily basis?
I'm not in...
| Political Talk|| re: Jason Collins and gay propaganda - Broketec on 2/28/14 at 1:36 pm|
[quote]It's about Collins using Shepard as a moral and political torch[/quote]
He's been wearing 98 before this "hoax" was uncovered when no one knew he was gay.
How is he using it as a torch when no one, for YEARS, knew why he wore 98 in the first place?
It wasn't until he came out and eve...
| Political Talk|| re: Holder regrets not releasing pics of dead Newtown children - hurt gun control - Broketec on 1/30/14 at 1:00 pm|
[quote]Holder regrets not releasing pics of dead Newtown children - hurt gun control [/quote]
Not once in that article did he say he wished he would have released them or regretted not releasing them.
Your thread title is a dumpster fire. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Will The Gay Marriage Issue Result In Churches... - Broketec on 1/20/14 at 1:17 pm|
[quote]If it did that then they would be deemed as a private business[/quote]
Walk like a duck. Talk like a duck.
| Political Talk|| re: Store A and Store B - Broketec on 1/14/14 at 1:38 pm|
Store A would fail sooner.
If an employee at Store A knew they would be late and get fined $100, why not just not show up at all? Lets say that $100 a day is only half of their daily wage - If time is money, they'd be better off missing a day and 100% of their pay and finding something more constru...
| Political Talk|| re: Does today's public make you question democracy? - Broketec on 1/14/14 at 1:33 pm|
[quote]Seeing how easily swayed and impressionable the public is makes me (at times) wonder why things (though unconstitutional now) like basic literacy tests or poll taxes aren't seriously considered. [/quote]
Cut more education.
Build more jails.
Smart is overrated. ...
| Gaming Board|| re: 2K Football - Broketec on 1/3/14 at 7:17 am|
EA has owned the exclusive Arena Football License for god knows how long and has not made a game with it. The only Arena football title they launched wasn't launched under the exclusive license.
Part of their class action settlement (before the decision to not even TRY to make an NCAA game) they a...
| Gaming Board|| re: Pre-Existing injuries in Madden 25 CC - Broketec on 12/23/13 at 3:06 pm|
Thats strange. What platform?
I started a new CC the other day and pre-existing injuries were there.
It actually pissed me off when I realized it because I couldn't release the 2nd string fullback during preseason(56 overall rating) because he was on IR at the start of the season by default. ...
| Gaming Board|| re: Can someone answer a few questions about PS4 Madden 25 for me? - Broketec on 12/23/13 at 9:27 am|
I'm 100% sure madden 13 and madden 25 do not resume in the middle of the game if you power off your system or close the game and return to the dashboard. When you restart the game you're back to where you where before you started that particular game of the season. ...
| Gaming Board|| re: A Christmas Story - Broketec on 12/23/13 at 8:04 am|
I bought myself a PS4 for Xmas and the gf got her hopes up that I'd match what I spent on myself on her. She hinted at an iPad Air. I scoffed at the idea.
So I responded by buying a Galaxy Note 2014 edition tablet for myself, as well, in the face of her need for a new iPad. ...
| Gaming Board|| re: Can someone answer a few questions about PS4 Madden 25 for me? - Broketec on 12/23/13 at 7:57 am|
[quote]When does The Show drop?[/quote]
I am already erect at the thought of its potential greatness. ...
| Gaming Board|| re: Can someone answer a few questions about PS4 Madden 25 for me? - Broketec on 12/23/13 at 7:56 am|
[quote]It's so fricking garbage that they still don't let you do this.[/quote]
Actually, much worse than not being able to save mid-game, NBA2k14 took the cake with this one.
You can't even QUIT a game.
If you're losing and you want to quit to replay the game, the only thing you can do is sim...
| Gaming Board|| re: Can someone answer a few questions about PS4 Madden 25 for me? - Broketec on 12/23/13 at 7:54 am|
I can't recall a Madden game that ever let you do that. Maybe on PC? Its been 10 years since I played PC madden. ...
| Gaming Board|| re: Can someone answer a few questions about PS4 Madden 25 for me? - Broketec on 12/23/13 at 7:50 am|
[quote]1. Can I save my game progress at any point? Let's say I'm playing in Franchise mode and I'm playing a game. It's the second quarter, 3rd and 4, and I have to stop playing to go do something important like poop. Can I save my game right there and pick it up at a later time? [/quote]
| Gaming Board|| re: anyone here ever get completion anxiety on a game? - Broketec on 12/16/13 at 8:45 am|
I do this with every GTA open world style game.
I run around doing so much other crap, I forget where I'm even at in the story and before you know it, the game is on the shelf.
I'm starting to fall into this category with Assassin's Creed 4, sadly....
| Political Talk|| re: Time Magazine POY: Pope Francis, The People’s Pope - Broketec on 12/11/13 at 12:08 pm|
I will call your
[quote]"I will give you the keys of the kingdom
of heaven; whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven." - Matthew 16:19[/quote]
and raise you a
[quote]"Blessed is the one who grabs your little children and smash...
| Political Talk|| re: Per Time magazine's Mark Halperin: There really are death panels in Obamacare - Broketec on 11/26/13 at 2:15 pm|
[quote]The Affordable Care Act contains provisions for "death panels," which decide which critically-ill patients receive care and which won't[/quote]
Replace "care" with organ.
The organ donor list is a death pannel by this genius logical conclusion.
Death panel = This person will die. Sen...
| Gaming Board|| re: Rate the PS4 - Broketec on 11/19/13 at 4:17 pm|
[quote]Launch library lacking[/quote]
This is what bothers me the most. I wasn't blown away by anything "exclusive." I think the releases coming in March and April of 14 will be blockbuster though.
The UI is clean and the OS is very responsive and navigates like you'd expect a next gen OS to ...
| Political Talk|| re: Let Todd Work! - Broketec on 11/11/13 at 9:18 pm|
[quote]Is it anti-Obama?[/quote]
Jbird posted it.
If hes ever caught posting something other than anti-obama spew all hours of the night, contact an admin asap because the only logical explanation is that his account had been compromised. ...