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Merry Christmas, you lovable assholes. 
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I hope you all got coal. I mean, it's a rock that burns! How sweet is that?

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If minecraft taught me anything, coal is a great gift.

Merry christmas you old farts.

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Merry Christmas, all of you.

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Merry day-after-Christmas!

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Happy holidays random people I don't know but help with zsnes and stuff anyway just because of an almost decade long habit and it's just something to do anyway.

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happy yule y'all

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paulguy wrote:
Happy holidays random people I don't know but help with zsnes and stuff anyway just because of an almost decade long habit and it's just something to do anyway.

Quoted for truth.

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You have your 2s, 4s, 8s, 16s, 32s, 64s, and 128s(crash course in binary counting!). But no 1s.
DirectInput represents all bits, not just powers of 2 in an axis.


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Hope everyone had a good holiday, whatever you celebrate. Here's to a successful and productive 2014 and PLEASE use alcohol responsibly (designated driver and following medicine directions EXACTLY are ftw), lest you spend the first several days of 2014 in the hospital or jail or something...

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I don't plan on drinking at all because I DO NOT handle alcohol well. I'm a mean, nasty drunk and my already nasty temper always flares up when I'm drunk. If I were to use anything on NYE, it'd be weed because there's no severe hangover(just a little drowsiness the next day if you get REALLY stoned) and it's just a cleaner, more enjoyable high as a whole. Our retarded pot laws are the biggest danger, and it's also unfortunate that smoking is the most popular way to use it. Vaporized or eaten, it's safer & less addictive than even caffeine. Nobody has ever ODed and died from using pot because you CAN'T OD on it. You can get too stoned and pass out, but you'll be fine. Deaths from alcohol poisoning(or drug interactions with alcohol) and drunk driving are VERY common. Driving while stoned isn't nearly as dangerous, but it's still fucking stupid and I'd strongly advise against it.

Sorry for going OT. Our dumb fucking pot laws piss me off to no end because it's incredibly useful to me medically. I can't use it because I have to pass drug tests.(prescription related) Even if you're addicted to weed and have to quit cold turkey, it's like a much milder version of nicotine WD that lasts around a week even for heavy daily users. If you're gonna get fucked up, just use some weed if you can use it without getting caught. You'll feel fine on NYD unlike the people who got shitfaced. Alcohol is one of the shittiest, most dangerous drugs in existence.


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And that rant is Yuber's gift to us all.

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You have your 2s, 4s, 8s, 16s, 32s, 64s, and 128s(crash course in binary counting!). But no 1s.
DirectInput represents all bits, not just powers of 2 in an axis.


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Merry Christmas ya filthy animal, and a happy new year.


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And that rant is Yuber's gift to us all.


Did you except anything else, Gilly-poo? Rants are my specialty, and my holiday rant will live on for all time through THE INFINITE POWER OF THE CLOUD!

Remember; weed is better than booze! If you heed my advice, you'll thank me the next morning. Unlike most years, I'm just gonna stay in and chill at my condo. Happy holidays you goofy motherfuckers.


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Merry Christmas to you all for when it was Christmas.

It's New Years Eve over here right now(it'll be New Year's day in about 9 hours), so I hope you all have a happy new years when you get there.


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merry fat pedophile corporate whore cosplayer with diabeetus time and here's to 2014

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merry fat pedophile corporate whore cosplayer with diabeetus time and here's to 2014


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Santa Claus.

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You have your 2s, 4s, 8s, 16s, 32s, 64s, and 128s(crash course in binary counting!). But no 1s.
DirectInput represents all bits, not just powers of 2 in an axis.


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lol, can't believe I missed that. That's the funniest and most disturbing description of ole' St. Nick I've ever come across. The corporate image of "Santa Klaus" is pretty strage because the original St. Nicholas was probably a dark haired olive-skinned dude. Same goes for all the silly pictures of a white, European Jesus with blue eyes. There are large groups of people that legitimately think Jesus was white and it makes absolutely no sense. Christians who hate Jewish people are completely retarded as well.

I guess certain images of historical and/or religious figures have been burned into the brains of so many people that glaring inaccuracies don't even raise eyebrows.


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lol, can't believe I missed that. That's the funniest and most disturbing description of ole' St. Nick I've ever come across. The corporate image of "Santa Klaus" is pretty strage because the original St. Nicholas was probably a dark haired olive-skinned dude.

Except when he was Odin. Though I'm pretty sure the only gifts Odin gave out were swift deaths.

That's the best part of modern christianity. All the different traditions assimilated and mashed together, even when it makes no sense.

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You have your 2s, 4s, 8s, 16s, 32s, 64s, and 128s(crash course in binary counting!). But no 1s.
DirectInput represents all bits, not just powers of 2 in an axis.


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Except when he was Odin. Though I'm pretty sure the only gifts Odin gave out were swift deaths.

ZANTETSUKEN!!!!!!

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at least up here we still celebrate Yule and not that weird newfangled christian branded shit you anglo-saxons have going on!

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lol, can't believe I missed that. That's the funniest and most disturbing description of ole' St. Nick I've ever come across. The corporate image of "Santa Klaus" is pretty strage because the original St. Nicholas was probably a dark haired olive-skinned dude.

Except when he was Odin. Though I'm pretty sure the only gifts Odin gave out were swift deaths.

That's the best part of modern christianity. All the different traditions assimilated and mashed together, even when it makes no sense.


I'm(unofficially, haven't been baptized) a Christian myself, but it's true that pagan holidays have been assimilated into Christianity. Christmas being near the winter solstice is a perfect example since we don't know Jesus' actual date of birth. The theory that Odin eventually became Santa Klaus is pretty interesting; I just now looked it up. I love Christmas because I get to visit my parents' house & eat an amazingly decadent breakfast. Naturally, I always get tons of delicious junk food in my stocking as well. It's a great day to spend with family, and getting systems/games for Christmas as a kid was amazing. The constant ads & general over-commercialization of Christmas can be pretty damn annoying though.

Stories of Odin sound similar to legends of the grim reaper as well as the Japanese shinigami. The Odin in FF certainly is a messenger of death but the old bastard misses too much in the earlier FF games.


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Yoshitaka managed to get both Odin's number of eyes and Sleipnir's number of legs wrong so don't count on much else being accurate.

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Well, FF characters that're based on myths are usually VERY loosely based on them, so I don't take FF games' Norse/Greek//Roman/whatever mythology seriously as far as accuracy is concerned. In FF9, Sleipnir(spelling? wikipedia is unreliable) has 6 legs instead of 8 while Odin himself has 2 eyes instead of 1. I think Square devs intentionally created alternate versions of legendary figures in their games that matched their own artistic tastes instead of making them accurate. In FF9, I don't really get why Square chose 6 legs instead of the standard 4 or the mythical 8. It's not like there wasn't room on the horse to add 2 more legs. They also could've made Odin 1-eyed by placing one large, glowing red eye where the mystical "3rd eye" is supposed to be in other mythology. I dunno if that would've looked better or just silly.

I also didn't know that Bahamut is a gigantic fish with an elephant(or hippo) head that helps to support the Earth :lol: in Arabian mythology. According to wikipedia(I know; it's questionable), I wonder if Bahamut and Leviathan are the same creature but from somewhat different myths/legends? Odin sounds kinda like Hades as well as the 2 other legends I mentioned earlier. In pantheistic religions, "the gods" seemed to be able to shape-shift as well, which makes it harder to pinpoint the original sources of these stories. Additionally, oral legends of these beings were probably being told tens of thousands of years before any of these stories were written down.


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In pantheistic religions, "the gods" seemed to be able to shape-shift as well, which makes it harder to pinpoint the original sources of these stories.

The judeao-christian god just prefers to stay offstage. He knows how to maintain an image.
But an omnipotent being should be able to change his own appearance, so... it's safe to assume he can shapeshift.

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You have your 2s, 4s, 8s, 16s, 32s, 64s, and 128s(crash course in binary counting!). But no 1s.
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Kirby is God. Got it.

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