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#21 Ego Terrorist

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Posted 04 April 2004 - 08:16 AM

*screams* AHHH!!! YOU EFFING WASTE OF EFFING SPACE!!!

:)  :)  :)  :)  :(  :)

GRRRRRR!!!

I don't effing well believe this! My effing computer is effing screwed again...grrr...grrr...It's about a stable as a mentally unstable patient in a straight coat in a high security mental ward for highly unstable patients! I have to boot it multiple times before it works without hanging or crashing!! Explorer is crashing. My computer refuses to shut down without everything effing programing performing an effing illegal operation!!

*screams once again*

*calming breathing...calming breathing....sea splashing against the beach...calm...calm...*

Great I'm now going to have to have to back up my HDD *again*, format c: my HDD *again*, reinstall all my software...I can't believe this!

*calm...calm...*  :)
Dammit I just misspelled on my christmas present list...now I've asked satan for an inflatable Buffy.

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Posted 04 April 2004 - 02:23 PM

well, it is bound to happen to every sane geek once in their life time. it has happened to me many times already, and im only 15-turning-16-in-two-weeks.

(note the subtle hint there. :))
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#23 Strong Bob

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Posted 04 April 2004 - 06:07 PM

Have a cake, Chung!

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#24 Ki-tat Chung

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Posted 05 April 2004 - 07:43 AM

dude....thats huge. and i'm turning 16, not 17. :) not that it matters.
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Posted 06 April 2004 - 12:34 AM

17 eh? Still not legal to take you to the pub, Chung. j/k   :)

::sings the chinese version of the happy birthday song::

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Posted 06 April 2004 - 03:35 AM

no, i said 16, not 17. 16. and thanks. don't forget kilam as well. :)
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Posted 06 April 2004 - 12:22 PM

hahahah, Kevin can't read for crap.  :)  

Have a good one, Kitat, and forward that to Kilam as well.
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Posted 08 April 2004 - 01:08 AM

Ki-tat Chung, on Apr 5 2004, 02:43 AM, said:

dude....thats huge. and i'm turning 16, not 17. :) not that it matters.
It's a common tradition to add a candle for good luck. :)
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Posted 08 April 2004 - 07:58 AM

hrm...i am unfamiliar with this tradition....but maybe its because i'm.....A SECTOID! DIE YOU USELESS SCUM!
:: draws out bren gun and shoots everyone ::
ahem.....uhhh....sorry about that. just ignor that and walk along...
:: starts whistling, and walks off ::
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Posted 08 April 2004 - 03:32 PM

Have a good time and happy birthday, my communist friend. :)

And Pickers, you should try to format your machine, 'tis probably possessed! :devil:

PS: Oh, wait, I thought you were Chinese. Well, ditch the "communist" part. :)
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#31 Ego Terrorist

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Posted 09 April 2004 - 08:24 AM

Bugger me!!

230+ Viruses. One a Worm, the other a Trojan.

Well I'm now begining to lock down my computer, I've d/l ZoneAlarm to act as my firewall, and SpyBot Search and Destroy to guard against evil spyware. Now all I need is a working virus scanner. But for the time being the one I used to scan my HDD and clean (or in this case delete) the worm files which were poping up in every shared fricking folder!

(I think I shall the brains of Trend see what they think is up with my copy of PcCillin 2000)

Bugger me again!!

Yesterday I started work. I was apparantly given the worse job in the factory. 3x5 litre bottles had to be loaded onto pallets which were stacked 4 bottles high. Apparantly so I gather from one of my colleages that collectively the three of us would of shifted about 80 pallets - 30 tons, I believe was what he said.

Fortunatly I have a 5 day weekend before I go back to work. However I now have a sore back, a bigish blister and more than my fair share of paper cuts. Ugh...

Oh and a pre-emptive "Happy Birthday Chung!!!" To..um...chung... :)

Edit: Thanks Skonar for providing links to Spybot and Trend Micro Housecall! (The online Virus scanner!)
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Posted 10 April 2004 - 01:10 AM

hehe....have fun! and thanks all. and i am chinese. who said i can't be a.....HYBRID!

DIE YOU USELESS SCUM! (hrm...this seems familiar)
:: draws out bren gun and shoots everyone ::
ahem.....uhhh....sorry about that. just ignore that and walk along...
:: starts whistling, and walks off ::
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#33 Strong Bob

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Posted 10 April 2004 - 03:33 AM

Psycho.  :)
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Posted 10 April 2004 - 04:28 AM

Hey Pickers, try searching Google for AVG antivirus scanner. It's freeware and yet takes care of most if not all your virus/worm troubles.  Takes up much less resources than other alternatives as well. :)

Communists, us? I do like the China side in C&C but that's as far as I go. PURE Chinese here but I rather not bore you guys with Malaysian history. Let's just say that there are Chinese communities outside of China due to immigration a couple of centuries ago.  :)

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Posted 10 April 2004 - 04:47 AM

I guess you could probably call it the same difference as Alaska and Hawaii is to the United States...
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Posted 10 April 2004 - 10:58 AM

heh. i;m all chinese as well, but thanks to england, i'm 100% democratic. :) well, its been almost 7 years since HK was handed back to china, but its still like 93 years before its totally under china's administation or something like that...
well actually, the theory behind comunism is good. everyone is even and has the same stuff. but people need motovation, and if the bum next door who does nothing gets the same as an X-com soldior, then wheres the motovation? whats gonna make you get up in the morning and go to work? and also, it seems the corrupt government gets more "even" than the average joe. well, thats my 2 cents (rounded up to 5 cents, cuz we don't have 2 cents over here. :))
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Posted 11 April 2004 - 01:56 AM

Well, yes, the idea behind communism is quite good, but it goes against human instinct. Our inherent competitiveness and greed will always make us want to have more money, more than our neighbours. That's why communism systems fall in the end, corruption overwhelms them.

China is an exception so far, because it has implemented several doctrines that a dogmatic communist power wouldn't have (like the Soviet Union). For example, the chinese economical system is quite capitalistic for a communist regime.
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#38 Strong Bob

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Posted 11 April 2004 - 04:38 AM

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That's why communism systems fall in the end, corruption overwhelms them.
This is why any system fails. Corrupt morals has been the downfall of most all forms of government thus far.

That's the one thing capitalism seems to fix and damage at the same time. For one thing, people gain the capital through labor... Meaning they gain what's deserved. But, through things like inheritance and the lack of an income cap, it means that people may gain luxuries they don't deserve while others just end up with the shaft.

Communism removes the threat of people getting the shaft and people getting what they haven't worked for. The one problem is exactly what Shadow said, the instinct to compete.

But, while I believe Communism works better at the moment, Democracy would likely be far superior if it weren't for the uber corrupt governments employing it... (Just my opinionated 2 cents there. :) )
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Posted 11 April 2004 - 10:06 AM

how about we all just get 50 super computers, 500 plasma rifles and 1 mil units of elurium? :)
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#40 Ego Terrorist

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Posted 11 April 2004 - 01:08 PM

To quote George Owell: "Everyone is equal, its just that some are more equal than others."

Which is why in my opinion Communism, especially where the state controls the market will never really work that well. Socialism, Marxism and Communism, are all very well and good in theory, but once put into practice it usually fails that or has the average joe living averagely, and those in power living a life that isn't all too equal...
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