| Movie/TV Board|| re: What are some movies you refuse to ever watch? - Tom288 on 3/7/14 at 8:29 pm|
Scary Movie series
No Country for Old Men
The new TMNT abomination
The Hangover II/III
Hostel series and any other torture porn bullshite
| Gaming Board|| re: Rumor: dishonored 2 to be revealed at E3 - Tom288 on 3/3/14 at 8:48 pm|
[quote]the first one left a lot to be desired.
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Best opening scene to a movie ever? - Tom288 on 3/2/14 at 6:40 pm|
Saving Private Ryan or Gladiator
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Who do you want the Star Wars Episode 7 Villian to be? - Tom288 on 2/27/14 at 8:26 am|
[quote]I love the KOTOR story and one of my favorite games ever but could they really make it any better than it already is? i think it's one of those things better not touching again.[/quote]
Yeah I agree for the most part, it would have been sweet if that story ended up in a screenwriter's hand...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Who do you want the Star Wars Episode 7 Villian to be? - Tom288 on 2/27/14 at 7:07 am|
[quote]The Revan story has been done and won't be going to the big screen.[/quote]
The KOTOR story would have been better than the original Star Wars movies, IMO....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Official Godzilla Trailer #2 (New Image In OP) - Tom288 on 2/27/14 at 12:58 am|
[quote]This movie should be in Japan.[/quote]
As big as they've apparently made Godzilla he could probably hopscotch from Japan through Europe onto the U.S. This bastard is HUGE. :lol:
Hopefully this does well enough to get us a rematch between Godzilla and King Kong and this time they better...
| O-T Lounge|| re: War veteran, service dog refused service at Houston-area restaurant - Tom288 on 2/20/14 at 12:15 pm|
[quote]To me while a service dog, it's not a down right necessity like a blind person's dog.
Therapy dogs routinely make the difference between a vet choosing to commit suicide or keep fighting. The service and comfort the bring can't be understated. It doesn't get anymore necessary ...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Everyday Carry Knives - Tom288 on 2/20/14 at 12:00 pm|
I have a Ka-Bar and a SOG SEAL Pup Elite for fixed blades, but have been using an old Swiss Army knife for little stuff for years. The other day while opening something up I ended up slicing my thumb because the damn thing doesn't lock, hence my search for a good EDC blade....
| Outdoor Board|| re: Everyday Carry Knives - Tom288 on 2/20/14 at 9:47 am|
[quote]Tanto blade.... [/quote]
What's wrong with a Tanto blade?
I'm probably gonna return it, just ordered a Ken Onion Blur.
ETA: I'm a knife noob, so this is all learning on the go for me....
| Outdoor Board|| Everyday Carry Knives - Tom288 on 2/20/14 at 9:36 am|
Just picked up a Cold Steel Recon I and it's a great knife, but I'm thinking it might be a little too big. What do you guys carry?
| Movie/TV Board|| re: New Game of Thrones Trailer- No Book Spoilers - Tom288 on 2/16/14 at 9:33 pm|
Adolescent if not fully grown dragons [i]and[/i] White Walkers? Shit's about to get real....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Snake-handling preacher from TV's "Snake Salvation" dies from...wait for it... - Tom288 on 2/16/14 at 9:28 pm|
One less snake-wrangling Bible-thumper in the world. What's not to love?...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Hollow point damage - Tom288 on 2/16/14 at 9:25 pm|
[quote]Black talons? Hydra shocks? Or maybe the new RIP round by G2?
My self/home-defense loads in 45ACP consists of either the Winchester Ranger, the successor to the Black Talon, Federal HST, or Speer Gold Dot....
| Political Talk|| re: Who all has read "The Age of Reason" by Thomas Paine? - Tom288 on 2/16/14 at 9:20 pm|
[quote]If you are sitting on the fence on believing, this book will push you over to the atheist side. Did for me. Sometimes I wish I had never read[/quote]
Ironic considering the fact that Paine was a Deist....
| Political Talk|| re: Who all has read "The Age of Reason" by Thomas Paine? - Tom288 on 2/16/14 at 9:19 pm|
[quote]Where have you been Tom; long time...no hear.
Playin around with some other board, I reckon. [/quote]
Just have taken a break from the board in general, but mainly the Poliboard. :cheers:...
| Political Talk|| re: If you could choose one current "intellectual" - Tom288 on 2/16/14 at 9:18 pm|
| Political Talk|| re: Who all has read "The Age of Reason" by Thomas Paine? - Tom288 on 2/16/14 at 7:31 am|
[quote]there are copies.
You forget two important factors: the copies having been [i]original[/i] and actually written [i]during the actual events[/i], not ~30-40 years after (take the Gospels for example, ~30-40 years after the events recorded in each gospel supposedly occurred is the ...
| Political Talk|| re: Who all has read "The Age of Reason" by Thomas Paine? - Tom288 on 2/16/14 at 6:48 am|
[quote]It stands to reason that you can't say that something was most likely altered, then proceed to draw conclusions because of how it was written. [/quote]
Unless you draw the conclusion that Scripture, having been altered in virtually every way possible, must automatically negate the possibil...
| Political Talk|| re: Who all has read "The Age of Reason" by Thomas Paine? - Tom288 on 2/16/14 at 6:41 am|
[quote]Thomas Paine was a bad person in many ways
Feel free to expound, chief.
Advocating for rational thinking and criticizing the political and religious institutions which existed prior to the revolution as well as those established afterward certainly made him a lot of enemies, ...
| Gaming Board|| re: PC Upgrade Recommendations - Tom288 on 2/15/14 at 5:17 pm|
What are the products making up "B Stock?" Used items, previously damaged and now repaired? Where's the discount coming from?...
| Gaming Board|| re: PC Upgrade Recommendations - Tom288 on 2/15/14 at 10:30 am|
Yeah I technically don't need the upgrade yet, I mean I've got no problems running games like Crysis 3, a heavily-modded Crysis, Metro: Last Light, The Witcher 2, etc. But with games like DA3 and The Witcher 3 coming out I really want to be able to take in the eye candy....
| Gaming Board|| re: PC Upgrade Recommendations - Tom288 on 2/15/14 at 9:21 am|
[quote]I game at 1080 and am about to pull the trigger on a 770[/quote]
What do you currently run? Let us know how you like the card. :cheers:...
| Gaming Board|| re: PC Upgrade Recommendations - Tom288 on 2/15/14 at 8:34 am|
Yeah, I'm on a 1920x1200 monitor and don't plan on upgrading anytime soon and will not be using dual or multiple monitors. The Ti was more for future-proofing. I'm leaning toward the 770 unless anyone thinks the 780 provides enough of a performance boost to justify the extra ~200 bucks....
| Gaming Board|| PC Upgrade Recommendations - Tom288 on 2/15/14 at 12:27 am|
Stock cooling fans
Hyper 212 CPU cooler
EVGA GTX 570 SC
500gb Caviar Black primary HD
1TB HD for storage
ASRock Extreme4 MOBO
What I'm thinking is dropping in a Samsung EVO 256g5 SSD for my primary drive and then use the pr...
| Political Talk|| re: Things Libertarians need to realize... - Tom288 on 2/12/14 at 3:39 pm|
[quote]religion has no place in politics
Get out of here with that crazy talk you damn crackpot!...
| Political Talk|| re: Things Libertarians need to realize... - Tom288 on 2/12/14 at 3:02 pm|
[quote]I know exactly what Libertarians are: condescending loser jackasses who would rather hold elitist views than actually change anything.
[quote]*I am a Libertarian leaning Christian [/quote]
| Outdoor Board|| re: Any Survivalists or Borderline Preppers on Here? - Tom288 on 2/12/14 at 2:53 pm|
[quote]Another question, how do families with young children properly prep? [/quote]
Teach the kids how to play the lost, innocent child or orphan to soften up targets before you ambush 'em. :lol:...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Bought a 1911. Now what? - Tom288 on 2/12/14 at 2:51 pm|
Only carry cash instead of debit or credit cards, otherwise you'll just end up [i]having[/i] to buy another one soon. :lol:
I've never used Ed Brown mags and mainly stick with Wilsons. I have heard some good things about Chip McCormick mags....
| Political Talk|| re: Things Libertarians need to realize... - Tom288 on 2/12/14 at 2:29 pm|
[quote]1) Fiscal issues matter way more than minute social issues(gay marriage etc)
2) Overreaching government(IRS, NSA) matters way more than minute social issues
3) If 1 and 2 dont get reigned in, social issues will be an afterthought, regardless
4) The Christian right is fighting the ...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Any Survivalists or Borderline Preppers on Here? - Tom288 on 2/12/14 at 2:22 pm|
[quote]Any suggestions of stuff that perhaps may be easily overlooked, but entirely necessary in a catastrophic situation? [/quote]
A list of your neighbors and any valuables, assets, or firearms that they may have. If you happen to have some kind of medical professional living around you keep t...