Log from 2006-12-21:
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00:13 <Lucifer_arma> I"m having mouse problems, will fix them soon :/
00:13 <spidey> Lucifer_arma, set out some rat poisoning
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00:50 <ghableska_> #weather 50265
00:50 <armabot> ghableska_: The current temperature in Des Moines, Iowa is 37.4°F (4:54 PM CST on December 20, 2006). Conditions: Light Rain. Humidity: 93%. Dew Point: 35.6°F. Windchill: 30.2°F. Pressure: 30.03 in 1017 hPa.
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01:04 <Lucifer_arma> there, mouse fixed (replaced)
01:04 <ghableska> :)
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01:33 <DrJoeTron> ghableska word
01:33 <ghableska> hmm?
01:34 <DrJoeTron> css?
01:35 <ghableska> no, tomorrow
01:35 * ghableska sucks at it anyway
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01:48 <DrJoeTron> everyone does
01:49 <ghableska> everyone gets killed by a bot with a pistol, set on easy mode?
01:51 <DrJoeTron> the bots rock man
01:51 <ghableska> heh, alright
01:55 <DrJoeTron> anyone know the color code for green?
02:04 <GodTodd> in?
02:06 <GodTodd> on?
02:06 <GodTodd> for?
02:07 <GodTodd> >-;;,ccc3?
02:07 <ghableska> heh
02:20 <Lucifer_arma> I disagree!
02:20 <Lucifer_arma> most of the time, suicide is the best option *after* they take the flag from you
02:20 <Lucifer_arma> while your flag is safe, keep defending it and try to rack up kills. After they take it, kill yourself! Worst you give them is points for one run and points for your death.
02:29 <spidey> but that's gay
02:29 <spidey> if they can get the flag from you you should try to kill them, not kill yourself so they can't score
02:29 <spidey> i mean if everyone did that, noone would win the match
02:53 <spidey> #ping
02:53 <armabot> pong
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03:39 <Vanhayes> #armaservers
03:39 <armabot> Vanhayes: Crazy Tronners Wild Fortress (9 players) || Super Duck Hyphy N a n o Fortress!! (8 players) || MicroBusCity.com (8 players) || Strawberry Fields (8 players) || Swampland in 2.7.1 (7 players) || ~"XzL.Clan The Server (7 players) || Wild West =Capture The Flag= (6 players) || Norm's Place (6 players) || Capture the Flag (This could be your server!) (6 players) || |VPF| Clan Server (4 players) || G-Land (A (1 more message)
03:42 <Lucifer_arma> spidey: I was talking about when you're by yourself and the other team is full up
03:43 <Lucifer_arma> the question is, do you respawn your team or not? I say no, concede the round (especially if you're ahead) unless you're waaaay behind
03:43 <spidey> ...
03:43 <Lucifer_arma> you have to be behind enough to make it worthwhile to give up 2-3 flag runs while you respawn your team
03:43 <spidey> the flag is still beside the respawn zone yes?
03:44 <spidey> you only give up 1 flag run
03:44 <spidey> and yes, it's worthwhile if your teammates are half-way decent
03:44 <spidey> otherwise i wouldn't waste the time either
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03:48 <Your_mom_arma> hey
03:49 <Your_mom_arma> luke whats with the link?
03:51 <Your_mom_arma> Why hasnt the "christmas" thread been locked/deleted?
03:52 <ghableska> lol
03:59 <[dlh]> hey Your_mom_arma
04:00 <Your_mom_arma> hey nemo
04:01 <[dlh]> want to play some HTF on In Limbo?
04:01 <Your_mom_arma> okay
04:07 <[dlh]> ok, maybe not. hehe
04:13 <[dlh]> #serverdetails Lobster Tub
04:13 <armabot> [dlh]: There doesn't seem to be a server matching “lobster tub” at the moment, sorry.
04:14 <[dlh]> DrJoeTron: start the tub :|
04:14 <Your_mom_arma> we could go to swampys new server, never been there and eggcozy is ther atm
04:14 <[dlh]> yeah, I'm there now :)
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04:29 <Your_mom_arma> hey fonk
04:29 <Fonkay> heya moms
04:30 <Fonkay> been a bit
04:30 <Vanhayes> hey Fonkay, merry christmas
04:30 <Fonkay> hey hayes, merry xams to you
04:30 <Fonkay> xmas even
04:31 <Vanhayes> heh
04:34 <spidey> xams!
04:34 <spidey> merry xams Fonkay
04:34 <spidey> ;p
04:34 * GodTodd has an xam tomorrow :/
04:35 <spidey> lol
04:35 <ghableska> in what?
04:35 <GodTodd> us history
04:35 <spidey> history is easy
04:35 <Vanhayes> heh I read that as us history not U.S
04:36 <GodTodd> heh
04:36 <Fonkay> me doesn't take xams
04:37 <Vanhayes> high school exams are after christmas, so I dont have to worry about them for a few weeks
04:37 <Compn> high school exams?
04:37 <Compn> huh? :P
04:37 * Compn is a dropout
04:38 <Fonkay> I'm done the HS bullshit... but my course that I'm in right now doesn't require exma
04:38 <Fonkay> god damnit
04:38 <Fonkay> exams
04:39 <GodTodd> i'm taking a 2 week crash course in us history...not like i haven't studied it enough before :/
04:40 <Fonkay> stupid US their history sucks
04:40 <GodTodd> our history rocks :P
04:40 <spidey> canadians are worse
04:40 <spidey> it's like
04:40 <Vanhayes> ours is pretty simple to remember
04:40 <spidey> "then one day...we're invaded by french people"
04:41 <Fonkay> we kicked your ass
04:41 <GodTodd> ummm...when did canada kick our ass?
04:41 <spidey> who wants a icecap anyways
04:41 <Vanhayes> "then another day we burnt down the americans' whitehouse"
04:41 <Fonkay> 1812
04:41 <Your_mom_arma> i dont remember a war against canada
04:41 <spidey> didn't they kick "britians" ass?
04:41 <Vanhayes> uh no
04:41 <Fonkay> canada
04:42 <Fonkay> americans like to forget that piece of history
04:42 <spidey> war of 1812 was between britian and america
04:42 <Compn> they taught us canada burned down the white house
04:42 <Compn> in 1 minute
04:42 <spidey> lol
04:42 <Compn> then never said another thing about it
04:42 <Fonkay> we did
04:42 <Vanhayes> we are humble like that
04:42 <Compn> in 12 years of us schools ;p
04:42 <GodTodd> you guys wouldn't have done shit without england there :P
04:43 <Compn> usa is the country that does not learn from its mistakes
04:43 <Compn> so come and burn it down again :d
04:43 <Vanhayes> one day..... one day
04:43 <Fonkay> wouldn't be too hard
04:43 <GodTodd> bring it on, frozen, funny-talkers :D
04:43 <GodTodd> heh
04:43 <Vanhayes> just for the hell of it, ill get the newfies to do it
04:44 <Fonkay> what's he talking aboot, funny talkers eh?
04:44 <spidey> aboot!
04:44 * GodTodd notes that burning a building doesn't really constitute "kicking our ass"
04:44 <GodTodd> :P
04:44 <spidey> one boot won't do no good though...
04:44 <Fonkay> no, but winning the war does
04:44 <Compn> when is canada going to kick quebec out?
04:44 <spidey> didn't win
04:45 <Fonkay> oh silly americans...
04:45 <Fonkay> we're not kicking quebec out, they're trying to leave, they're just too poor to do it alone
04:45 <GodTodd> With the defeat of Napoleon in 1814, and the stalemate on the battlefields, both nations agreed to a peace that left the prewar boundaries intact. Canadians remember the war as a victory in avoiding conquest by the Americans, while Americans celebrated a new spirit of national unity.
04:45 <Your_mom_arma> why does everyone have to pick on us?
04:45 <GodTodd> stalemate == tie :P
04:45 <Fonkay> cause it's so easy moms
04:46 <GodTodd> cuz everyone hates the cool kids
04:46 <spidey> lol
04:46 <Fonkay> most of us don't give a shit what you say about canada, but most of you get really defensive
04:46 <Your_mom_arma> we're a big target, go pick on russia
04:46 <GodTodd> it's called national pride :D
04:46 <Fonkay> and we get a rise out of fucking with you
04:47 <GodTodd> heh
04:47 <GodTodd> hey, you guys have to have *some*thing to do, eh? ;)
04:47 <Vanhayes> its true, so easy to do, and so much enjoyment doing it
04:47 <spidey> must suck in the summer
04:47 <spidey> or are your igloos plastic?
04:47 <GodTodd> 'sok, i'm not in the US anyway...i'm in texas ;)
04:48 <spidey> yea
04:48 <spidey> todd's a mexican
04:48 <Fonkay> oh lord
04:48 <GodTodd> spidey: summer there == 45 degrees
04:48 <Vanhayes> #weather saint john
04:48 <spidey> forgot about that
04:48 <armabot> Vanhayes: Temperature: 36°F / 2°C | Humidity: 70% | Pressure: 30.10in / 1019hPa | Conditions: Overcast | Wind Direction: SW | Wind Speed: 20mph / 32km/h | Updated: 11:00 PM AST; Tonight - Increasing cloudiness this evening. Wind becoming southwest 30 km/h late this evening. Temperature rising to plus 4 by morning.; Thursday - Cloudy with sunny periods. 30 percent chance of rain showers or wet flurries in the (1 more message)
04:48 <Fonkay> #more
04:48 <armabot> Fonkay: Error: You haven't asked me a command; perhaps you want to see someone else's more. To do so, call this command with that person's nick.
04:48 <Fonkay> god damnit
04:48 <Vanhayes> #more
04:48 <armabot> Vanhayes: morning. Wind southwest 30 km/h becoming west 30 gusting to 60 in the morning. Temperature steady near plus 5. Thursday night..clearing in the evening. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. Low minus 7.; Friday - Sunny. High minus 3.;
04:49 <Vanhayes> heh
04:49 * Fonkay sucks at this tech crap
04:49 <GodTodd> #weather 75023
04:49 <armabot> GodTodd: The current temperature in Custer & Pleasant Valley, Plano, Texas is 49.8°F (9:49 PM CST on December 20, 2006). Conditions: Mostly Cloudy. Humidity: 85%. Dew Point: 46.4°F. Pressure: 29.95 in 1014.1 hPa.
04:49 <Vanhayes> its going to be a green christmas this year
04:49 <Your_mom_arma> everyone likes to make fun of america cause every other country does it, but face it you guys need us
04:49 <spidey> operating armabot is hardly tech crap
04:49 <Fonkay> why do we need you?
04:49 <Vanhayes> well we were making fun of you guys before it was cool
04:50 <GodTodd> you guys love us and you know it :D
04:50 <Your_mom_arma> hehe
04:50 <spidey> well, atleast if global warming does happen, canada will give us a new ocean :p
04:50 <Fonkay> we make fun of americans, and newfies
04:50 <Vanhayes> ya, damned newfies
04:50 <spidey> newfies?
04:51 <Fonkay> invader
04:51 <GodTodd> newfoundlanders
04:51 <spidey> o
04:51 <Vanhayes> they have a town called dildo
04:52 <GodTodd> yeah...what province up there has regina? i was told the proper way to pronounce it is like vagina
04:52 <Fonkay> re gine a
04:52 <spidey> england has one called "fuck"
04:52 <Vanhayes> had to share that cause when I was driving threw there and saw the big sign saying "welcome to dildo" i could not stop laughing the whole way threw
04:52 <ghableska> #weather 50265
04:52 <Fonkay> but NS has tonnes of weird names
04:52 <GodTodd> i wanna start a university called 'fuck'
04:53 <armabot> ghableska: The current temperature in Des Moines, Iowa is 37.4°F (8:54 PM CST on December 20, 2006). Conditions: Light Rain. Humidity: 93%. Dew Point: 35.6°F. Windchill: 28.4°F. Pressure: 30.02 in 1016 hPa.
04:53 <Vanhayes> heh F U
04:53 <GodTodd> yeah...Fuck U
04:53 <GodTodd> :D
04:53 <Vanhayes> #weather dildo
04:53 <ghableska> GodTodd: definitely ivy-league material
04:53 <GodTodd> heh...there's a reason University of Florida uses the U first ;)
04:53 <Your_mom_arma> hehe
04:53 <armabot> Vanhayes: Error: Could not retrieve weather for "dildo".
04:53 <Vanhayes> aw
04:54 <Vanhayes> ya newbrunswick has some strange ones too
04:55 <Fonkay> pugwash, tatamagoush
04:55 <Fonkay> there are more, but I'm drawing a blank
04:57 <Vanhayes> hmm we have alot of saint towns and cities around here, I think there are 4 or 5
04:57 <Fonkay> we have a lot of "new" towns
04:58 <Fonkay> even NS stands for new scotland
04:58 <GodTodd> we have new york and new jersey and the like
04:58 <GodTodd> in the east
04:58 <GodTodd> and new mexico from the south :/
04:59 <Fonkay> we have them all over
05:00 * Your_mom_arma *
05:00 <GodTodd> we tend to name stuff after people
05:00 <Fonkay> new germany, new glasgow, new bedford
05:00 <Fonkay> most of our names are a mix of native names, british places, and founders names
05:01 <GodTodd> thing with us is...the british brought in people from so many different countries that it all got mixed up
05:02 <Fonkay> ok, now that i've raised a fuss I'm leaving, time for sleep
05:02 <ghableska> #night
05:02 <armabot> Good night ghableska!
05:02 <Vanhayes> heh, night Fonkay
05:02 <Fonkay> night ghab
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05:02 <GodTodd> damn instigating canadians ;)
05:02 <Fonkay> night purple
05:02 <GodTodd> heh
05:02 <GodTodd> night
05:02 <Vanhayes> hmm, actually im out too, it is late
05:02 <GodTodd> cya hayes
05:02 <Vanhayes> #night
05:02 <armabot> Good night Vanhayes!
05:02 <Vanhayes> cya
05:02 <Your_mom_arma> cya
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05:03 <Fonkay> #night me
05:03 <armabot> Good night Fonkay!
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05:03 <Your_mom_arma> yep
05:03 <GodTodd> nope
05:03 <Your_mom_arma> mmm hmm
05:04 <GodTodd> liar :P
05:04 <Your_mom_arma> <shifty eyes>
05:04 <GodTodd> heh
05:05 <Your_mom_arma> so todd whats new
05:05 <GodTodd> ummm....stuff that isn't used?
05:06 <Your_mom_arma> so true
05:06 <GodTodd> not my textbooks...that's for sure :)
05:06 <Your_mom_arma> hehe
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05:09 <GodTodd> lying canadians
05:09 <GodTodd> Having destroyed Washington's public buildings, including the White House and the Treasury, the British army next moved to capture Baltimore, a busy port and a key base for American privateers.
05:10 <GodTodd> can't trust a one of 'em
05:10 <GodTodd> heh
05:10 <Your_mom_arma> they love to hate us
05:10 <GodTodd> they take credit for burning down the white house when it was the brits
05:11 <Your_mom_arma> but they depend on us for trade
05:11 <GodTodd> heh, of course
05:11 <GodTodd> we're like everyone's big brother...they hate us til they really need to see that R rated movie
05:11 <GodTodd> ;)
05:11 <Your_mom_arma> yeah , well put
05:13 <GodTodd> and no matter how much shit little bro canada gives us, if big bad bullies come after them we wouldn't hesitate to mobilize
05:15 <Your_mom_arma> of course
05:20 <GodTodd> but, hey, we'll always be better anyway....they have quebec ;)
05:20 <Your_mom_arma> haha
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05:39 <Lucifer_arma> fuck
05:39 <Lucifer_arma> I got a C in my calc class :/
05:41 <Lucifer_arma> ok, I know Fonkay left and Vanhayes left, so y'all remind them
05:42 <Lucifer_arma> the terms of the treaty that ended the war of 1812 basically said "let's pretend this didn't happen and go back to like things were in the beginning"
05:42 <Lucifer_arma> it was a *tie*
05:42 <Lucifer_arma> and canada still lived under the subjugation of the british crown, hardly a "victory"
05:45 <GodTodd> that's what i told them :)
05:45 <Lucifer_arma> well, see, burning down the white house *was* Canada's 15 minutes of fame
05:45 <Lucifer_arma> :)
05:45 <GodTodd> wikipedia says it was the brits
05:45 <GodTodd> just before they tried to take baltimore
05:45 <Lucifer_arma> otoh, I read up on France in WWII, and I've gotta say, I may never tell another french surrender joke again
05:46 <Lucifer_arma> well, canada was a british colony, but the british used canadian militias for the war because they were in the tail end of the napoleanic wars at the time
05:46 <Lucifer_arma> the blockade was british ships, but the land units were mostly canadian, I think with their native allies but could be wrong about that
05:47 <GodTodd> not sure...we don't get to the war of 1812 til after break
05:47 <GodTodd> heh
05:47 <Your_mom_arma> luci eleborate on the french in ww2 thing
05:47 <GodTodd> and it's been sooo long since i've taken us history
05:47 <Lucifer_arma> ok
05:47 <Your_mom_arma> ww2 is our trump cad in any argument
05:47 <Lucifer_arma> ever hear about the Battle of Verdun from WWI?
05:47 <Your_mom_arma> not that i can remember
05:48 <Lucifer_arma> ok, Verdun is this piece of ground that has particular cultural significance for the french. A german general decided they could get into a little battle of attrition over Verdun and wear the french out
05:48 <Lucifer_arma> so he launches a massive offensive that almost succeeded. Almost. :) The French commander in that battle was a man named Petain
05:49 <Lucifer_arma> in the 20s or 30s, I forget which, Petain rose to some prominence in French politics. Petain was a very conservative man whose politics were pretty loopy,
05:49 <Lucifer_arma> but he was the hero of Verdun!
05:49 <Lucifer_arma> So when the Nazis went into France, french parliament gave him "emergency powers"
05:50 <Lucifer_arma> he dissolved the french parliament, made a deal with the Nazis, and then basically became the brutal dictator that was Vichy France
05:50 <Lucifer_arma> Vichy France was the government recognized as the legitimate government of France, right? The capital moved to the town of Vichy, hence the name
05:50 <Lucifer_arma> Petain was removed from effective power by the Nazis in 1943 or so and remained as a figurehead, during which time he collaborated even more with the Nazis
05:51 <Lucifer_arma> he was anti-semitic pretty badly, in fact he was every bit a Nazi himself. If there had been a Nazi party in France, he probably would have been a member, and his politics were nazi-like
05:51 <Lucifer_arma> so he supported the Nazi power in France
05:52 <Lucifer_arma> meanwhile, another guy who'd fought for France in WWI, rose to some distinction and also got involved in politics declared Free France
05:52 <Lucifer_arma> this guy was the leader of the french resistance, who had to resist both nazi occupation *and* Vichy France
05:52 <Lucifer_arma> so they were both a guerrilla organization fighting the evil invaders and also a revolutionary organization wanting to restore the French Republic
05:53 <Lucifer_arma> *that* guy was Charles de Gaulle, who later went on to push for the establishment of the EU
05:53 <Lucifer_arma> you know, when he became President of France much later
05:53 <GodTodd> de Gaulle? never heard of 'im
05:53 <GodTodd> ;)
05:53 <Lucifer_arma> anyway, Petain is viewed in much the same way as Benedict Arnold is by Americans
05:54 <Lucifer_arma> he had popular support at the time of the Nazi invasion, but very quickly showed he wasn't the right guy for the job and betrayed the French people
05:54 <Lucifer_arma> so France didn't so much surrender as they got taken by a sith lord
05:54 <GodTodd> heh
05:54 <Your_mom_arma> brutal
05:54 <Lucifer_arma> and the guy who decided to fight is a great hero by anybody's reckoning, at least for his actions in WW2
05:55 <Lucifer_arma> he basically said "Petain is not the legitimate leader of our country because the legitimate government would not have given up so easily"
05:55 <GodTodd> how do all these european countries get fooled into putting such bad people in power...we would never.....nvm
05:55 <GodTodd> heh
05:55 <Lucifer_arma> and he was right, he had french support
05:56 <Lucifer_arma> so think of how you'd feel if Benedict Arnold had actually managed to sell out the whole country, and some french guy came along and say all americans were wussy surrender-monkeys
05:56 <Lucifer_arma> so, I guess we still "saved" France, both liberating them and preventing communist occupation, and that's still useful as a trump card
05:57 <GodTodd> yeah...we're still bigger, badder and tougher :P
05:57 <Lucifer_arma> later on, after the fourth French Republic was established (the successor state to Vichy France, established after the war), de Gaulle didn't like it so he burned out and went to Algeria
05:57 <Lucifer_arma> that government tried to hold onto its colonial possessions, which included Algeria, but also included Viet Nam
05:58 <Lucifer_arma> they fought in Vietname for 10 years before finally losing, and then de Gaulle was elected President
05:58 <Lucifer_arma> he said he wouldn't serve unless they wrote a new constitution, and they did, and the Fifth French Republic was born, which is the current government of France
05:58 <Lucifer_arma> when the French pulled out of Vietnam, the US saw that without someone stopping it, the Vietnamese were going to become communist
05:59 <GodTodd> yeah...the one country that can mess up a Disney amusement park heh
05:59 <Lucifer_arma> which is how we got to be involved in it. When we finally pulled out, the Vietnamese had been at war for 25 years or so, first defeating France, then defeating us
05:59 <Lucifer_arma> so when you look at it that way, we couldn't do any better than France did
06:00 <GodTodd> thing is...when you're saving a people from another people and both peoples look essentially the same...it's hard to know your enemies....
06:00 <Lucifer_arma> who were we saving, and from what? :)
06:00 <GodTodd> well...depends on who you ask ;)
06:01 <Lucifer_arma> we absolutely fucked up in Vietnam
06:01 <GodTodd> no doubt
06:01 <Your_mom_arma> vietnam/iraq lose lose war
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06:01 <Lucifer_arma> there's no doubt, at least amongst military historians, that if we'd gone into Vietnam with overwhelming force, the outcome would have been different
06:01 <Lucifer_arma> with one minor problem
06:01 <GodTodd> the soldiers didn't deserve the shit they got coming back tho
06:01 <Lucifer_arma> the government we put together in Vietnam and propped up was a brutal dictatorship
06:02 <Lucifer_arma> somehow we thought that was preferable to a communist regime
06:02 <GodTodd> kinda like we did in afghanistan?
06:02 <Lucifer_arma> the northern alliance is actually pretty decent as far as moslem republics go
06:02 <Your_mom_arma> i thought afganistan was ruled by warlords
06:02 <Lucifer_arma> we're supporting the northern alliance there
06:02 <Lucifer_arma> problem is, the Taliban have regrouped
06:03 <Lucifer_arma> we can actually win in afghanistan, I think, but I don't think we can win in Iraq
06:03 <Arma658> sdamn taliban
06:03 <Lucifer_arma> hi durka
06:03 <GodTodd> yeah...iraq is a losing cause
06:03 <GodTodd> but bush is either too stubborn or in too deep to admit it
06:03 <Your_mom_arma> i cant help but see so many simalarities between iraq and vietnam
06:04 <Lucifer_arma> well, I think we could have won from the outset
06:04 <Lucifer_arma> the real problem is that we've fucked ourselves over. Those soldiers raping that girl and then murdering her whole family, Abu Ghraib, etc.
06:04 <Lucifer_arma> why should the Iraqis care what we have to say? We obviously don't know what we're doing!
06:04 <GodTodd> exactly :)
06:05 <GodTodd> before you set up someone else's government, you really should know how to run your own
06:05 <Lucifer_arma> so, we've lost their support. We did actually have their support going in, but we've lost it, and in trying to work out amongst themselves what to do they're not finding a uniting force
06:06 <Lucifer_arma> our presence is a divisive force, Al-Qaeda's presence is a dividing force, so they're back to fighting the same old fights the ways they've always fougt them
06:06 <GodTodd> which is why bush now "needs more troops"
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06:06 <Lucifer_arma> Iraq was an artifically created state anyway, it's not the successor state to the old persian empire or anything
06:06 <Lucifer_arma> there is no ties amongst the different groups in Iraq other than the state that was created for them
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06:07 <Lucifer_arma> it's like grabbing 10 people who all hate each other, sticking them on an island forceably, and telling them to get along
06:07 <Arma658> :)
06:07 <GodTodd> that sounds like a horrible reality show
06:08 <Lucifer_arma> heh
06:08 <Arma658> >:)
06:08 * GodTodd thinks Lucifer_arma is a closet Survivor watcher ;)
06:09 <Lucifer_arma> see, it gets even deeper. Iraq was formerly a British Protectorate, and those areas that became BPs became so after WWI, when the Ottoman Empire was dismantled
06:09 * Arma658 is GOD
06:09 <Lucifer_arma> the Brits administered the areas, but didn't exactly do anything for the people. It got pretty nasty. Some areas revolted to establish themselves, others were spun off on their own
06:09 <Lucifer_arma> Iraq was spun off
06:09 <Lucifer_arma> wait, you mean <red>GOD?
06:10 <Arma658> huh
06:10 <Arma658> GOD
06:10 <Lucifer_arma> <red>GOD<grey lightcycle>?
06:10 <Arma658> nope
06:10 <Lucifer_arma> ah, a poser then
06:10 <Arma658> lol im not god XD
06:11 <Lucifer_arma> so basically western powers really have been fucking over the middle east since the end of WWI
06:11 <GodTodd> of course
06:11 <GodTodd> they have oil
06:11 <GodTodd> heh
06:11 <Lucifer_arma> well, it wasn't for oil originally. :) It was essentially vengeance over the Ottoman's participation in WWI
06:12 <GodTodd> i know
06:12 <GodTodd> but whenever you mention middle east it's automatically oil
06:12 <GodTodd> :P
06:13 <Arma658> cya guys
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06:18 <Your_mom_arma> isnt it the uns job to help stabalize the region
06:18 <Lucifer_arma> http://forums.armagetronad.net/viewtopic.php?p=123311#123311
06:18 <Lucifer_arma> well, the region was stable before we went in and shook it up
06:19 <DrJoeTron> hey there
06:19 <Your_mom_arma> well that didnt start with the iraq war
06:19 <DrJoeTron> Your_mom_arma I camped out for a wii.
06:19 <Your_mom_arma> haha
06:19 <Lucifer_arma> quit whining emo kid
06:19 <Your_mom_arma> did you get one?
06:19 <DrJoeTron> it was the saddest moment of my life
06:19 <DrJoeTron> yeah I did
06:20 <DrJoeTron> I had to go at 9:30pm the day before
06:20 <Your_mom_arma> i dont know why tank hasnt lo0cked or deleted that
06:20 <DrJoeTron> and I #7 of the 18 available.
06:20 <Your_mom_arma> wow
06:20 <DrJoeTron> yeah
06:20 <DrJoeTron> but hey, its over now, my pride is slowly returning
06:21 <xfroggy> wow the emo problem is spreading across the world I believe
06:21 <Lucifer_arma> why don't you go wallow in self-pity for awhile?
06:21 <Your_mom_arma> it starts with you xfroggy
06:21 <xfroggy> hmm
06:21 <DrJoeTron> someone should just tell the emo guy that its down the street, not across the block
06:21 <xfroggy> u 2nd in line then?
06:21 <Lucifer_arma> would rounding up all the emo kids and putting them in gas chambers constitute genocide?
06:22 <DrJoeTron> no
06:22 <Your_mom_arma> whats with the x?
06:22 <Lucifer_arma> it means "formerly"
06:22 <DrJoeTron> it would count as a christmas miracle
06:22 <Your_mom_arma> tank needs to delete/lock these threads
06:22 <Lucifer_arma> I think emos constitute irrefutable proof that there is no god
06:23 <Lucifer_arma> aren't you supposed to wallow in guilt, not self-pity?
06:23 <xfroggy> LOL
06:23 <DrJoeTron> tank yelled at me for complaining about the 3 threads that sprung up out of nowhere that were filled with crappy crap
06:23 <DrJoeTron> so I'm afraid to say anything :/
06:23 <Lucifer_arma> I think I showed considerable restraint
06:23 <Your_mom_arma> he yelled at you?
06:24 <DrJoeTron> not so much yell as he told me to pretty much quit complaining about it.
06:24 <Lucifer_arma> well, you were getting a tad *emo*tional about it
06:24 <DrJoeTron> I'm so glad my post is at the bottom of page 1
06:24 <DrJoeTron> and then the fun truely starts
06:27 <Lucifer_arma> I think he's figured out he tried to wallow in self-pity in the wrong place :)
06:27 <Lucifer_arma> hmmm, can we release a special version of the game called emogetron, that uses a different master server?
06:28 <Lucifer_arma> and links a different forum?
06:28 <DrJoeTron> I just knew SOMEONE was going to take the abortion topic and run with it
06:28 <Lucifer_arma> heh. "Emo boy core dumped Emo girl and his life still sucks. Cry for him!"
06:28 <Lucifer_arma> "Match Winner: Not you"
06:29 <Your_mom_arma> haha
06:29 <Your_mom_arma> its not the place for that kind of discussion
06:30 <Lucifer_arma> ? It's Really General, isn't it?
06:30 <Your_mom_arma> and tanks always going on about it being a family freindly forum so i didnt understand why he posted in it and left it
06:30 <DrJoeTron> "Emo Boy Took Emo Girl off of his myspace friends list for 1 point"
06:31 <Lucifer_arma> maybe he wanted to pretend not to notice it and give some folks a chance to bitchslap the emo kid before he locked it?
06:31 <Your_mom_arma> i ment the "family freindly forums" that guru3 is supossed to be
06:31 <Your_mom_arma> haha
06:31 <Lucifer_arma> and all of us wusses have been trying not to go medieval on the boy. We suck so badly. waa waa
06:31 * Lucifer_arma cries
06:32 <DrJoeTron> Lucifer_arma hey man...it's ok
06:32 <Lucifer_arma> oh no it's not! waaaaaaaaa
06:32 * Lucifer_arma cries harder
06:32 <Lucifer_arma> (is he noticing me?)
06:32 <Lucifer_arma> man, fuck that. I don't even want to pretend to be emo
06:32 <Your_mom_arma> haha
06:32 <DrJoeTron> dude...listen to my band dude
06:33 <DrJoeTron> We're called stabbyripstabstab
06:33 <Lucifer_arma> oh yeah? Do you sound anything like ribstabribstabby?
06:33 <DrJoeTron> we cover songs from Autumn in Jersey...and Joy Division
06:33 <Your_mom_arma> remember punk girl?
06:33 <DrJoeTron> OH GAWD
06:33 <Lucifer_arma> man, you had to bring her up, didn't you?
06:33 <DrJoeTron> Your_mom_arma WHY?
06:33 <Your_mom_arma> haha
06:34 <Lucifer_arma> I remember running her off every server I found her on
06:34 <Lucifer_arma> or at least trying
06:34 <Your_mom_arma> hey if we're gonna talk about emo arma i have to bring her up
06:34 <DrJoeTron> theres no time and no place for her!
06:35 <Lucifer_arma> y'all remember her bringing in her emo friends?
06:36 <DrJoeTron> haha
06:36 <DrJoeTron> vaguely
06:36 <DrJoeTron> I try to block this stuff out Lucifer_arma
06:36 <Lucifer_arma> heh
06:36 <Your_mom_arma> haha
06:36 <Your_mom_arma> i remember whole servers full of em
06:37 <Lucifer_arma> to be honest, all I remember about it was how irritated I was that I had to silence like 4 people
06:37 <Lucifer_arma> and then going to my own server where I could kick on site
06:37 <Lucifer_arma> *sight
06:37 <Your_mom_arma> haha
06:37 <Lucifer_arma> now that I think about it, I think I firewall banned punk girl
06:39 <DrJoeTron> ooo
06:39 <DrJoeTron> speaking of
06:39 <DrJoeTron> Your_mom_arma you gotta try out the lobster tub redux :d
06:39 <DrJoeTron> it goes up tomorrow hopefully if gomes remembers
06:39 <Your_mom_arma> was going to with nemo, but it was down
06:39 <Lucifer_arma> we gotta do [emo] now
06:40 <Your_mom_arma> haha
06:40 <DrJoeTron> its shut down right now
06:40 <Lucifer_arma> they thought dwh was annoying
06:40 <DrJoeTron> I can put it back up
06:40 <DrJoeTron> infact I was just about to
06:40 <Lucifer_arma> wait 'till [emo] hits the scene
06:41 <DrJoeTron> alright, its up and running
06:42 <DrJoeTron> 4535 I think is the port
06:45 <spidey> DrJoeTron,
06:45 <spidey> defcon?
06:52 <DrJoeTron> armagetron buddy
06:54 <spidey> you suck
07:18 <Lucifer_arma> he's playing emogetron
07:30 <wrtlprnft> Lucifer_arma: is the wiki down?
07:30 * wrtlprnft goes whine some
07:31 <Lucifer_arma> give a minute for the dns to update
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08:27 <DrJoeTron> I think I'm making a big mistake making Slopok a mod for my servers
08:27 <DrJoeTron> but oh well
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10:01 <DrJoeTron> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JP_3...&watch_response :/
10:02 <DrJoeTron> fuck the fcc
10:14 <DrJoeTron> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JP_3WnJ42kw&watch_response that should work
11:27 <spidey> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bOVmSw6wTZk
11:27 <spidey> ROFL!!
11:30 <spidey> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8WiWEuMMXF8&NR <-- o.O
11:40 <DrJoeTron> "this'll be on youtube tomorrrow"
11:43 <DrJoeTron> 2nd one sucked
11:43 <spidey> heh
11:43 <spidey> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9IP2rLkp7Cc&mode=related&search= <-- i liked that one
11:50 <spidey> apt-get install searchandrescue
11:50 <spidey> ;x
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15:06 <Compn> apt-get install youtubedl
15:06 <Compn> ;p
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15:21 <DrJoeTron> theres nothing quite like waking up to the voice of christopher walken
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16:14 <spidey> ack
16:14 <spidey> i have to go get my picture taken today and i dun feel like it :<
16:21 <spidey> bbl
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16:58 <Lucifer_arma> I think waking up to a female mexican voice whispering in spanish in your ear would be better
17:00 <DrJoeTron> im not emo. but thx,
17:00 <DrJoeTron> ...
17:02 <guru3> haha
17:18 <Lucifer_arma> waa, I just want to die
17:18 * Lucifer_arma cries
17:18 <Lucifer_arma> maybe he should be a country singer, eh?
17:19 <DrJoeTron> nah
17:25 <DrJoeTron> I want a cheeseburger
17:26 <DrJoeTron> :/
17:28 <[Xpert]DarkStar> and i wish i could eat
17:29 <[Xpert]DarkStar> lots of food here but i can't eat -.-
17:29 <[Xpert]DarkStar> fuck teh wisdom teeth
17:34 <DrJoeTron> aww
17:34 <DrJoeTron> I gotta get mine out soon
17:34 <DrJoeTron> they're killing me
17:39 <Lucifer_arma> mine grew in as another set of molars, but because they're so hard to clean now they've got big holes in them
17:39 <Lucifer_arma> I should get them pulled
17:40 <Lucifer_arma> grew in when I was 16-17
17:40 <Lucifer_arma> why oh why did I have to use exceptions to pass up errors that aren't failures? Now I have to to try: except: for *all* of my error checking.
17:40 <Lucifer_arma> grrrr
17:45 <DrJoeTron> my dad is still growing is
17:45 <DrJoeTron> this*
17:45 <DrJoeTron> his*
17:45 <DrJoeTron> there we go
17:46 <DrJoeTron> he's over 50
17:46 <DrJoeTron> :/
17:47 <Lucifer_arma> I hate this mouse. my life sucks, wa waw waaaaa!
17:48 * Lucifer_arma thinks he's still an emo, even if he says he's not
17:48 * Lucifer_arma remembers all the hand-holding we had to do for him to play internet games in arma
17:51 <Lucifer_arma> man, this model/view thing in qt4 is freaking cool
17:51 <Lucifer_arma> I want to rewrite my alarm clock in qt4 now just so I can have checkboxes in the alarm view
17:52 <DrJoeTron> he is completely emo
17:53 <DrJoeTron> that whole thread is an emo cry for attention
17:53 <Lucifer_arma> well, we sure gave it to him, eh?
17:53 <DrJoeTron> look at his avatar for god sakes
17:54 <Lucifer_arma> we should ask hiim to post a photo of himself so we can count the visible eyes
17:55 <Lucifer_arma> you know, we don't have to round up all the emos and put them in gas chambers
17:55 <Lucifer_arma> we could use them as front-line troops in an invasion of North Korea
17:55 <Lucifer_arma> we could also use them to clear minefields
17:57 <Lucifer_arma> I know what I'll do. I'll get my budget program working, then I'll get my text editor and alarm clock ported, then I'll get my desktop environment working
17:58 <DrJoeTron> nah man
17:58 <DrJoeTron> theyll cry too much
18:01 <Lucifer_arma> no they won't, because they'll know they're finally getting what they don't have the balls to do themselves
18:01 <Lucifer_arma> but just to keep them happy, we'll make sure we don't give them any bullets. Because they can't be happy without something to cry about
18:01 <Lucifer_arma> er, did I just contradict myself?
18:07 <Lucifer_arma> aha, music. I'm glad I plugged in those speakers finally
18:07 <Lucifer_arma> a decidedly most un-emo song. ("King of the Mountain" :) )
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18:22 <DrJoeTron> Root down here
18:23 <DrJoeTron> oh jazz
18:23 <DrJoeTron> so fun to play
18:23 <DrJoeTron> yet so unfun to listen to
18:51 <spidey> omg
18:51 <spidey> first guy said
18:52 <spidey> "we need 2 proofs that you live in tennessee"
18:54 <spidey> ack
18:54 <spidey> anyways
18:54 <spidey> so we drove all the way home got them
18:55 <spidey> go back, the next guy says we need a birth cert.
18:56 <spidey> so we get it, then go back...another guy says we need "a origanol or certified copy of the birth cert. and proof of legal custidy"
18:56 <spidey> all these just for a photo id!
18:56 <spidey> and i didn't even get it >.>
19:07 <DrJoeTron> get a drivers lisence sucka
19:09 <wrtlprnft> quite easy to get one here
19:10 <wrtlprnft> take your passport and a photo and go to the KVR, wait a couple of minutes (or VERY long if you come at the wrong time), show them the passport and give them the photo, and in some 3 weeks you can get your ID
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19:20 <DrJoeTron> Lucifer_arma keith richards is jacks father in the new pirates movie
19:22 <Compn> i wish the new movie had less orlando bloom and keira
19:23 <Compn> jack's the only reason to watch it ;p
19:30 <DrJoeTron> haha
19:30 <DrJoeTron> It needed more pirates
19:31 <Compn> yes, and less love triangle
19:31 <Compn> or love decahedron
19:32 <Compn> keira > orlando > jack > norrington
19:32 <Compn> probably more
19:32 <Compn> keira is a slut
19:32 <Compn> plus that voodoo woman
19:32 <Compn> thats what pirates 3 needs
19:32 <Compn> a woman mud wrestling fight
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19:43 <DrJoeTron> haha
19:43 <DrJoeTron> yeah
19:43 <DrJoeTron> keira is a massive slut
19:43 <spidey> DrJoeTron, i can't sucka
19:43 <DrJoeTron> driving too hard? :(
19:43 <spidey> i need the same shit for drivers license as i do for a fucking photo id
19:43 <spidey> kinda gay..
19:43 <[NP]Tangent> Keira === slut
19:43 <DrJoeTron> thats what I'm going after
19:44 <spidey> tangent = spideys' slut
19:44 <[NP]Tangent> nice
19:44 <[NP]Tangent> have fun with the aids
19:44 <DrJoeTron> KUSH SLASH!
19:44 <DrJoeTron> KUSH LASH!
19:44 <spidey> joe
19:44 <spidey> lets play defcon :D:D
19:44 <[NP]Tangent> KUSH LASH!
19:44 <DrJoeTron> I wanna play some kush lash
19:45 <spidey> ...
19:45 <spidey> ok bend over
19:45 <DrJoeTron> no way
19:45 <spidey> rofl
19:45 <DrJoeTron> I saw deliverance spider
19:45 <spidey> and how does that make you feel?
19:46 <DrJoeTron> oh man, I havent watched college university in soo long
19:46 <DrJoeTron> I need to watch the kush lash one
19:46 <spidey> wrtlprnft, textbased irssi
19:47 <spidey> if i close the terminal, does irssi close to?
19:47 <DrJoeTron> http://www.collegeuniv.com/html/module-Pagesetter-viewpub-tid-1-pid-26.html yay :D
19:51 * madmax|pt pokes spidey
19:51 * spidey drop kicks madmax|pt back to the grid
19:52 <madmax|pt> btw, it closes irssi...
19:53 <madmax|pt> use screen :P
19:55 <spidey> hmm
19:55 <spidey> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLcRJ_ZnoM4
19:56 <spidey> hmm
19:56 <spidey> what's screen do o.O
19:58 <madmax|pt> The beauty of the screen is that users can "detach" from their screens, logout, and then at a later time, login again "reattach" to find their programs still running just as they left them.
19:58 <wrtlprnft> spidey: yes, it does
19:58 <wrtlprnft> spidey: use screen
19:58 <madmax|pt> lol
19:58 <madmax|pt> take a look http://f0rked.com/articles/irssi
19:58 <wrtlprnft> oh, lol, missed madmax|pt's answer
20:00 <spidey> http://www.cnn.com/2006/LAW/12/20/gangsta.lyrics.ap/index.html
20:00 <spidey> so
20:01 <spidey> screen is like
20:01 * spidey has no idea...
20:03 * wrtlprnft is missing something like an X11 screen
20:05 <spidey> ?
20:06 <spidey> i don't have a use for x :/
20:06 <spidey> unless i run it over ssh, but that's stupid
20:07 <wrtlprnft> no, i'd like to have it
20:07 <wrtlprnft> you know, run an “X11 screen”, then detach it and reattach from another computer
20:08 <spidey> o.O
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20:12 <Lucifer_arma> that voodoo woman was hot, definitely need more of her
20:12 <Lucifer_arma> in fact, take out all the other people and just do jack and the voodoo woman
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20:24 <Lucifer_arma> SIZE_FACTOR is the exponent for the factor itself, right?
20:25 <Lucifer_arma> so wht's the base, then?
20:28 <wrtlprnft> -1 translates to 1/√2
20:28 <wrtlprnft> -2 translates to .5
20:28 <wrtlprnft> so i guess the base is √2
20:29 <wrtlprnft> but don't ask me why this base was chosen and why the setting is an integer, not a float
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21:20 <Lucifer_arma> yay, finally have headphones that don't completely suck
21:49 <madmax|pt> sennheiser? :D
22:10 <spidey> ..
22:10 <wrtlprnft> you forgot a .
22:11 <spidey> nah
22:11 <spidey> luke does ...
22:11 <spidey> i do .. :D
22:11 <wrtlprnft> do … :P
22:11 <spidey> :/
22:11 <spidey> … <-- i saw that
22:11 <wrtlprnft> good.
22:12 <wrtlprnft> http://wrtlprnft.ath.cx/spidey42.png
22:12 <spidey> Lucifer_arma, luke-jr_work wejp_ GodTodd Vanhayes wrtlprnft ping
22:12 <wrtlprnft> pong
22:12 <spidey> s3d?
22:12 <Vanhayes> pong
22:12 <spidey> s3d?
22:12 <wrtlprnft> nah
22:13 <wrtlprnft> history test tomorrow
22:13 <wrtlprnft> Bismarck et all
22:13 <spidey> history's easy
22:13 <wrtlprnft> maybe in america.
22:13 <spidey> i'm doing world history
22:13 <spidey> i aced a book on europian history
22:14 <wrtlprnft> so
22:14 <wrtlprnft> who was bismarck?
22:14 <spidey> dunno :D
22:14 <spidey> i don't even remember what i tested on
22:14 <spidey> because i don't care about us history or any other history
22:14 <spidey> it's just easy
22:15 <spidey> i read the book then go test and completely forget about it o.O
22:15 <wrtlprnft> as i said, it's not that easy here
22:15 <spidey> heh
22:16 <spidey> i have to start on next semester early
22:16 <spidey> if i wanna finish it ;/
22:16 <wrtlprnft> ?
22:16 <spidey> 60 page books instead of 30
22:16 <wrtlprnft> you and your books.
22:16 <spidey> heh
22:16 <spidey> homeschool :p
22:17 <wrtlprnft> i don't even think homeschool exists in germany
22:17 <spidey> ok
22:17 <spidey> well
22:17 <wrtlprnft> for a good reason imho
22:17 <spidey> it's not "total" homeschool
22:17 <spidey> it's more like college
22:17 <Vanhayes> ha
22:17 <spidey> you get the stuff, do it on your own time, then goto a building and test
22:18 <wrtlprnft> actually, yeah, it does exist, but only for very disabled people
22:18 <spidey> only difference is we don't have classes
22:18 <spidey> just tutoring if we need it
22:18 <wrtlprnft> (so you'd get it here, too jk)
22:18 <spidey> :(
22:18 <spidey> teach me how to use screen :D
22:18 <spidey> and irrsi ;/
22:19 * spidey installs it
22:19 <wrtlprnft> you don't have a book on it?
22:19 <spidey> nope
22:19 <spidey> i lost it
22:19 <spidey> :<
22:19 <wrtlprnft> i can ask the test questions if you like
22:19 <wrtlprnft> http://gentoo-wiki.com/TIP_Using_screen
22:20 <spidey> hmmm
22:20 <spidey> do i need the scripts package?
22:20 <wrtlprnft> i don't know what that is, therefore no
22:20 <spidey> k
22:21 <spidey> #ping
22:21 <armabot> pong
22:21 <spidey> wtf
22:21 <spidey> how do you timeout on lan
22:21 <spidey> :/
22:21 <wrtlprnft> pull the plug?
22:22 <spidey> Pinging 192.168.2.2 with 32 bytes of data:
22:22 <spidey> Request timed out.
22:22 <spidey> i think i broke it...
22:22 <wrtlprnft> is there anything you can't break?
22:23 <spidey> absolutely....not
22:25 <wrtlprnft> #g 50.5 cm / speed of light
22:25 <armabot> wrtlprnft: (50.5 centimeters) / the speed of light = 1.68449868 nanoseconds
22:26 <wrtlprnft> #g 50.5 cm / speed of light * (9,192,631,770)
22:26 <armabot> wrtlprnft: ((50.5 cm) / the speed of light) * 9,192,631,770 = 15.4849761 seconds
22:29 <spidey> hmmm
22:30 <Lucifer_arma> spidey: pong
22:30 <spidey> s3d?
22:30 <Lucifer_arma> not right now, maybe later tonight
22:30 <Lucifer_arma> working on my checkbook program right now :)
22:31 <Lucifer_arma> well, actually, smoking a cigarette, the last shit I took was pretty greasy
22:31 -!- root_ [email@example.com] has joined #armagetron
22:31 -!- root_ is now known as spidey_
22:32 <spidey_> wrtlprnft: do one of your utf-8 thingies
22:33 <wrtlprnft> …
22:33 <wrtlprnft> –
22:33 <wrtlprnft> √
22:33 <wrtlprnft> ←↓→↑
22:33 <spidey> hmm
22:34 <spidey> i'm still seeing the a with a line over it
22:34 * wrtlprnft notes that using an irc client as root is generally NOT a good idea
22:34 <spidey> and |
22:34 <wrtlprnft> your terminal needs to support utf-8
22:34 <spidey> it's putty
22:34 <spidey> lol
22:35 <wrtlprnft> and you need to tell irssi and screen to use utf-8
22:35 <spidey> but i think i installed debian with iso
22:35 <wrtlprnft> i'm sure putty has a setting for that
22:35 <spidey> how do i tell irssi to use it?
22:37 <wrtlprnft> umm, sec
22:37 <wrtlprnft> /set term_charset=utf-8
22:38 <wrtlprnft> anyways, good night
22:39 <spidey> 01:10 -!- Irssi: Unknown setting term_charset=utf-8
22:44 <Lucifer_arma> anybody know a good dcc code injection exploit for irssi?
22:52 -!- luke-jr_work [firstname.lastname@example.org] has quit [Read error: 110 (Connection timed out)]
22:56 <Lucifer_arma> fucking kid
22:56 <Lucifer_arma> runs all over the place, hits a wall and cries for awhile
22:56 <Lucifer_arma> soon as he feels better again, there he goes, running all over the place again
22:57 -!- DrJoeTron [n=DrJoeTr0@adsl-76-215-5-168.dsl.emhril.sbcglobal.net] has joined #Armagetron
22:59 <DrJoeTron> wow arma is bumpin tonight
22:59 <DrJoeTron> or this afternoon
22:59 <DrJoeTron> #serverdetails cage
22:59 <armabot> DrJoeTron: The Lobster Cage: Players (7/7): BOO, fqpsa, Locust, michael scott, vezzy, Zaleos, ~(cq)~fish~
23:04 <DrJoeTron> excellent! Toejam and Earl available christmas day!
23:24 <Lucifer_arma> I always like a little toejam on christmas day
23:24 <Lucifer_arma> makes the gravy go down easy
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