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by pacman000
November 6th, 2017, 7:50 pm
Forum: Other Media
Topic: 747's Being Retired
Replies: 5
Views: 269

Re: 747's Being Retired

Never thought much about the people inside fictional living machines. But now that you mention it... I find nothing creepy about people working inside the machines. As I said, I never thought of it before. But after thinking about it I still find nothing wrong with it. It just reminds me of Disney's...
by pacman000
November 6th, 2017, 5:10 pm
Forum: Classic Gaming
Topic: What is your Holy Grail?
Replies: 31
Views: 1738

Re: What is your Holy Grail?

The Atari Cosmos. I believe there are only 3 in existence, and one went for $20K. Just a cool backstory to the system. I'd forgotten about the Cosmos! How could I do that? That world be a great find; they apparent;y mad a few thousand of 'em, but never released them. People who saw them at a trade ...
by pacman000
November 6th, 2017, 4:02 pm
Forum: Other Media
Topic: 747's Being Retired
Replies: 5
Views: 269

Re: 747's Being Retired

This is probably dumb, but these news stories mad me think of this little kids book: http://www.artietheairplane.com/paint.htm
by pacman000
November 6th, 2017, 1:07 pm
Forum: Modern Gaming
Topic: Beware of Cuphead physical, it is a code, not a disc!
Replies: 7
Views: 643

Re: Beware of Cuphead physical, it is a code, not a disc!

If we simply refuse to buy these games publishers will say the physical releases don't sell. We need to buy them, then return them to send a signal that 1) we want physical releases of games, and 2) a download code does not count. Even better: call customer service and ask what happened to the disk....
by pacman000
November 6th, 2017, 9:52 am
Forum: Other Media
Topic: 747's Being Retired
Replies: 5
Views: 269

Re: 747's Being Retired

Ah! But it didn't have to be that way. The earliest versions of the 747 had a lounge. They were designed to carry more people more comfortably than contemporary airliners. https://www.ausbt.com.au/the-fabulous-bars-lounges-and-restaurants-of-the-boeing-747 I wish they still ah a few like these. The ...
by pacman000
November 6th, 2017, 8:29 am
Forum: Other Media
Topic: 747's Being Retired
Replies: 5
Views: 269

747's Being Retired

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/the-747-fl ... he-sunset/

Newer airplanes are more fuel efficient. 747s may still be used as cargo planes.
by pacman000
November 2nd, 2017, 4:52 pm
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Digital Lifespan
Replies: 12
Views: 622

Re: Digital Lifespan

Indeed. Acetate film can suffer from vinegar syndrome. It shrinks, becomes brittle, and begins to smell like vinegar. Properly stored it can last about 100 years, from what I've heard. Nitrate film was worse; it could explode! Some have suggested man-made polymers might be a better choice for film s...
by pacman000
November 2nd, 2017, 9:29 am
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Digital Lifespan
Replies: 12
Views: 622

Digital Lifespan

Thought this was kinda important: https://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/digital_resource_lifespan.png "I spent a long time thinking about how to design a system for long-term organization and storage of subject-specific informational resources without needing ongoing work from the experts who created th...
by pacman000
October 31st, 2017, 7:34 pm
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Happy Halloween!
Replies: 0
Views: 146

Happy Halloween!

Eat lots of candy!
by pacman000
October 31st, 2017, 7:33 pm
Forum: Modern Gaming
Topic: Call of Duty: WWII needs day 1 update to play campaign WTH!
Replies: 26
Views: 1310

Re: Call of Duty: WWII needs day 1 update to play campaign WTH!

Simple: buy the game, then return it.

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