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    • Bullet Dodged

      4 days ago

      DiMono It's Back Baby!

      So Trumpcare is dead. Congratulations, 24 million Americans, you get to keep your health insurance.


      And because Trump is Trump, he's going to pass the buck until it lands on someone he can fire. Your President, folks.

    • I Am Become Clarota, Flayer Of Minds

      1 week ago

      DiMono It's Back Baby!

      To the few people who get the reference in the title, hooray! To the rest of you who don't... why don't you? Go learn things.


      Anyway, I just figured out how to speak while inhaling. It doesn't sound like my normal voice, but it is a voice that I can modulate normally. So now, if I can figure out how to match its tonal qualities when speaking normally, I'll be able to use it to enhance a creepy character when voice acting. I'll also have to figure out how to do that voice without it wearing on my throat, because speaking on the inhale is more than a little rough on it. Why do I keep finding cool-sounding voices that suck to do?


      And why am I looking up how to sing screamo? Seriously, what the fuck? ...apparently it's based on forcing a speaking voice from a whisper and being very quiet about it, and letting the mic and sound system do most of the work. You're welcome?  confused


      Edit: In other news, Nightwish.



    • Blah.

      1 week ago

      DiMono It's Back Baby!

      I feel like writing a journal today, but I don't have anything specific to write about. So here are a bunch of non-specific things.


      "Can you do it/better/more/etc?" is the stupidest debate argument ever conceived. I don't need to be able to draw like Picasso to know that a single black line on a white canvas should not be called art, and that anyone who thinks otherwise is stupid. The whole point of art is that it's impressive because other people couldn't do it. I could train a monkey to draw a line on a canvas.


      Orphan Black is a pretty good show. It's about a girl who watches someone who looks exactly like her kill herself, and then she assumes this girl's identity. Then she learns that she is one of many clones, and that someone is killing them off. I'm two episodes in, and I'm hooked.


      I've been playing chess on my phone using the Play Magnus app, where you can challenge the current world champion of chess, Magnus Carlsen, at various years old. As of right now, I can reliably win against him at 8, but he crushes me at 9. I have only obtained a single draw.


      Can we all just take a moment to agree that the Barenaked Ladies album Gordon is perfect?


      After spending a lot of time working with two monitors, switching to one is very inefficient.


      Cars are money pits. There I said it.


      In 2 weeks, on Friday March 31, the show Grimm will air its series finale. I anticipate greatness, followed by sadness. And then in a few months possibly followed by looking for a box set.


      If you haven't seen Logan, you should see it. It's great. Alex Jones has accused it of being anti-Trump propaganda. He's an idiot. 


      I have not seen Rogue One. I should see it. I hear it's great. Apparently Alex Jones liked it. That doesn't change anything: he's still an idiot.


      Breakfast today was toast with cheese on it, and cereal. Lunch today is going to be grilled cheese sandwiches, and cereal. I'm a renaissance man.


      That's what I've got today. What have you got?

    • My Chosen Industry

      1 week ago

      DiMono It's Back Baby!

      There comes a time, when reviewing old code while listening to Swedish melodic death metal, that you just need to laugh at how terrible the code is.

    • A "Stuff" Journal

      3 weeks ago

      DiMono It's Back Baby!

      Heroes Of The Heart happened last weekend (see my previous journal). It raised a bunch of money for @john's Dad, and was basically awesome. Thanks to everyone who stopped in, even if you didn't donate. Much fun was had by all. Except Gary.


      Saw Logan last night with @Nat. It's a hard R due to language and some of the good old ultraviolence. It's also the best movie I've seen in a long time. Even if you don't like the X-Men, it is absolutely worth your time to go see it. Don't be surprised if it ends up nominated for Oscars.


      I've been very much enjoying The Eleven Little Roosters. Assuming I didn't mess up on this week's episode, I've gotten every one correct. That's a nice feeling. I was convinced that Elyse was going to be the mole, because having Barbara going up against Elyse in a fight where they're both constantly apologizing would have been comedy gold (and they did set it up early on), but that's clearly not the case any more. Annersby was my second guess, because despite being outwardly bad at his job, he just happened to give Gavin the exact items he needed to win at Tetris, and he designed a phone that would trick Big Cock into killing himself. We'll see if I'm right, I guess.


      And now the big topic of the day. Vocal discontent with the RT website seems to rise and fall in waves. Right now I see it on an upswing, so I figure I should point something out: I'm still here. As a Site Admin, I'm privy to some conversations that most people on here don't get to see. While I can't tell you what those conversations contain (obviously), I can tell you that if I thought the site was being abandoned from a development standpoint, that RT was washing their hands of it and just focusing entirely on making videos of ...varying... quality, then I wouldn't be sticking around. I try not to go down on sinking ships, so the fact that I'm still here means I have faith that there are things coming that will address the website directly.


      While I cannot talk about the development of this site, since I'm not working on it, I can talk about development in general. When you're working on a very complex website, there are a lot of moving parts. Updating one thing over here can have unexpected side effects somewhere else. That makes forming deadlines uncertain, because you cannot predict which systems will react adversely to an update - it could be that it goes perfectly, or it could be that it exposes everyone's private information because the function you just updated was being used in a specific way by something you thought was unrelated. Or it could just take way longer than you thought to write the code.


      This is why when you develop a complex website, you have at least two environments: the live environment, where the public (that's us) gets to use the site and interact with it; and the test environment, which is ideally 100% identical to the live environment, except that only the development team have access to it. The test environment is where the new code gets put through its paces, to find out if anything is broken. The more complex the website, the longer this process takes.


      This website, whatever you think of it, is very complex. That means that the possibilities for something going very wrong with an update are numerous. In order to make sure that the next update doesn't ruin the site, they undoubtedly need to spend a lot of time testing and possibly fixing things. That is just how web development (and software development in general) works.


      Now, the biggest complaint I see from people, next to the missing features, is that the dev team don't communicate what they're up to. I may be able to shed some light on why. Suppose you're working on the site, and you have coded up a new feature for it. It's about to enter the acceptance testing phase. Since you don't yet know whether it's going to break anything, by definition you don't know whether it will be ready to launch later today, or three months from now. What do you tell the userbase?


      If you tell them it's going to be ready some time within the next three months, then that raises questions. Why don't you know how long it will take? Is this the only thing you're working on for the next three months? Is this the only thing you've been working on since the last update? By giving a huge window like this, or even just by saying "soon", what you're really doing is instilling doubt into the userbase because they know just enough about what's going on to not know anything.


      Conversely, if you tell them it's going to be ready in a week, and then it turns out that it takes months to get the kinks out - or it gets scrapped entirely - then you just lost the users' trust by not delivering on your promises. Or you could just say that you're working on it, but with no sense of timeframe for it, as soon as 2 weeks go by you're back in the first scenario again. You can see how it's very difficult for the dev team to communicate their intentions. Short of "we're still here and working on stuff," what could they possibly say that wouldn't backfire on them?


      Now, is this me white knighting for the RT dev team? Absolutely not. In my discussions with them, I have been ...let's say "vocally opposed to how things are"... more than once. But as a programmer, I understand where they're coming from, and I'm able to share that understanding with you fine folks. Suffice it to say, after everything I've seen and said, I'm still here, and I don't do that for something I think is hopeless.

    • Heroes Of The Heart

      1 month ago

      DiMono It's Back Baby!

      Edit: The show is live.


      A wild Sedlack appears


      A wild Sedlack departs


      @john is a good friend of mine. I don't see him as often as I used to, because money stuff, but really, that's just a detail.


      Well, right now my friend John and his family are going through a tough time. He's been a fixture in this community for many years, and if you've ever gone to RTX then you've probably seen him around, taking pictures. He has given a lot to Rooster Teeth and our community. I think it's a good time to give back, and to help him. The details are all in @Cheshire_Cat's journal here, and there's a nifty image below for it too. I'll be there watching, and I'll be donating. Won't you come too?


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    • Lessons In Narrative: The Bourne Legacy

      1 month ago

      DiMono It's Back Baby!

      I watched Jason Bourne last week, and decided to follow it up by watching all the movies that came before it, in order. I'd seen the first three before (and I knew I wasn't crazy when I remembered seeing that phone call scene in both movies!), but The Bourne Legacy was new to me. It takes place basically concurrently with the second half of The Bourne Supremacy, and it expands the world to give more insight into the Treadstone project and the shady CIA business that surrounds it. It was a good idea. But it also suffered from a serious narrative flaw. Since I'm a writer, it seems appropriate to use this movie as an example to explain the flaw, so that anyone else who wants to write a story and reads this journal will perhaps not make that mistake themselves.


      *** Serious spoilers for The Bourne Legacy follow. But the movie came out 5 years ago, so you brought this on yourself ***


      The plot of The Bourne Legacy is basically that under extra scrutiny, the Treadstone Project (which produced Jason Bourne and other agents) is terminated with extreme prejudice. The government kills all the agents and the scientists who had been performing the fitness tests on them, so that there won't be any loose ends. Additionally, the agents have been taking two pills to give them mental and physical enhancements. Hawkeye is the only agent to survive the purge, and Rachel Weisz is the only scientist to survive. He rescues her from an assassination attempt, and she reveals that he doesn't actually need the pills, as he can be dosed in such a way as to make the effects permanent. While being pursued by the CIA, they travel to Manila to get the necessary implements to dose him. The CIA locate them and send a super spy after them, and after he recovers from the side effects of the dosing, the spy chases them through Manila. He kills the spy but gets shot himself, and he and she are helped by some random people who end up putting them on a boat.


      And that's the movie. Does it feel like something's ...missing? Like... the ending?


      The Bourne Legacy is a masterclass in failing to live up to the promises you give your audience. Throughout the movie, we have Hawkeye as the hero, and Ed Norton as the CIA top dog villain. Hawkeye is trying to survive, and Not Tyler Durden is trying to hunt him down and kill him. The expectation in the audience's mind is that at some point during the movie, these two will meet. That doesn't happen. Instead we're meant to believe that the central struggle in the movie is Hawkeye vs pills, but at no point is anything done to convince us that this is more important than the CIA trying to kill both him and Evie O'Connor. What we have implied to us instead is that getting off the pills is the ultimate goal, and then we never find out what happens next. We don't get closure on Norton vs Renner - we don't even find out what happens when Norton hears that the hitman died. After the set piece chase scene, the movie just ...ends.


      When you have a movie that contains a mastermind pulling the strings to try to kill the hero, having the hero just say "Guess I'm on a boat now" is not a satisfying way to end the movie. You need to give the audience closure on that conflict. TBL doesn't do that, and as such it feels unfinished. Hawkeye even leaves an ominous note on the mirror next to his old pillbox, that says "No More." That seriously implies a threat, that he's going to be acting on his own now, and who better to make his first target than the people who tried to have him killed? Chekhov's Gun is the principle that every element in a fictional story should be both necessary and irreplaceable. The common and familiar way to explain this is "If in the first act you have hung a pistol on the wall, in the following one it should be fired." Bourne Legacy fails to live up to this numerous times.


      One of my favourite examples of this from TBL is the LARX program. In the first half of the movie, it's mentioned in an offhand comment as a theoretical program to replace Treadstone. Then, half an hour from the end, Norton calls up someone from the program to be the man sent to kill Hawkeye and Weisz in Manila. No preamble, no buildup, just "this is the new bad guy." We literally never see this person until this moment. I'm pretty sure he didn't even get a single line of dialogue. Someone else says to Norton at this point something like "The LARX program went from something I'd never heard of, to something theoretical, to an active program, in a matter of hours?" Which is exactly what the audience is thinking. If you're going to have someone be involved in the final chase scene, they need to be in the movie before then. They can't be part of a program that has had no relevance until now, and be absent from the movie until the very end. There must be some kind of foreshadowing.


      Then there's foreshadowing they insert and then do nothing with. Towards the end, Hawkeye sees a picture of Jason Bourne on a TV. I think this happens in an airport. He spends several seconds looking pointedly at the picture - the camera even zooms in on it to make sure we know this is what he's looking at. The obvious implication here is that at some point, Hawkeye is going to end up looking for Bourne to help him take down Not Durden. And since he has increased mental acuity, he might even be able to do it. Nope - in this movie, Matt Damon plays Sir Not Appearing In This Film.


      There are pacing issues with the film as well, but I'm not going to go into those right now. I think it's hurt by being part of the Bourne franchise, but the plot problems are not excused by that. We are promised things that are not delivered, and we are given things without any reason for them to be there. Those are bad habits for writers to get into.


      Compare that to the end of The Bourne Ultimatum. There is a sudden hitman enemy for the set piece chase near the end, but he's brought into the story somewhat gradually. He starts out as the person Bourne has to stop, and only later does he start going after Bourne himself - when he's already established as a character. Then, after the set piece chase through Tangiers, there's another half hour of movie left for Bourne to wrap up the Treadstone storyline. The bad guys get their comeuppance, the heroes live to live another day, and the audience leaves satisfied. Ultimatum did the story well. Legacy did not.


      If something is going to be relevant at the end of the story, then it needs to be a non-trivial part of the story up to that point. If something is not going to be relevant at the end of the story, then it either needs to be wrapped up before then, or not be included at all, as letting it just hang there will lead to loose ends that the audience doesn't like. Your story should be as tight as possible. If the audience leaves feeling unfulfilled, then you have failed to fully tell a compelling story, and that's on you.

    • It Is Here

      1 month ago

      DiMono It's Back Baby!

      I've been published, yo.


      Welcome to Onder Magazine, a bi-monthly (every two months) magazine about writing and speculative fiction. The most recent edition is themed "Maps", and happens to contain a short story by yours truly called The Meat Merchant. It starts on page 12, and is ...not for the faint of heart. It's set in a setting called Hellmaw, which is just like our world except for all the daemons and portals to another dimension. This is the same setting that my novel due for 2020 publication will be set in, and there's a non-zero possibility that one of the characters from this will be in that.


      Onder also represents a collaboration in the realm of speculative fiction. There are 14 settings currently being written in, with plans to add 16 more over the next few years. If you are at all interested in fantasy or science fiction (and something tells me you are), then this is something you will definitely want to be aware of. Even if you don't buy a copy of the magazine, there will probably be something there for you.


      Happy reading!


      Oh, I forgot to mention: this may not be the last time my words appear in an edition of Onder Magazine. So if you are interested in reading things I've written, or of speculative fiction in general, it wouldn't be a terrible idea to subscribe to the magazine.

    • That Epic Moment

      1 month ago

      DiMono It's Back Baby!

      (Note: this isn't what's coming. That's something else. This isn't it.)


      Recently, I've gotten back into chess. I downloaded the Play Magnus app to my phone, where you can play against chess world champion Magnus Carlsen at various ages (I'm up to 9!), and I've been doing a lot of tactics puzzles on lichess.org. Today I found one that seemed to me a doozy. I came back to it repeatedly over the course of the day, trying to figure out the solution. I must have spent a combined 2 or 3 hours on this puzzle. Then, I finally figured it out. I calculated every possible response, and I had it. 2 or 3 hours of my time, paying off.


      And then my first move was wrong and I failed the puzzle, because I'd completely overlooked a possible response. Didn't even realize that move was a thing. And my puzzle rating dropped back to 1900. I'd actually thought I had it once before, but I realized that time that I was overlooking a move and that my candidate move wouldn't work, so I kept going. This one I missed.


      If you want to check out the puzzle for yourself and see if you can succeed where I failed, it's right here. Trying to figure it out was a lot of fun. For bonus points, figure out what move I played.

    • It's Coming

      1 month ago

      DiMono It's Back Baby!

      Get hype.

  • Comments (3981)

    • Kaoru27Umi Princess of Mars

      1 month ago

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      Happy Warm and Fuzz McFuzzy Day!

      • DiMono FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold It's Back Baby!

        1 month ago

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    • Tropes FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Displaced

      7 months ago

      Hey so you also got mentioned in On The Spot this week - so that's pretty damn neat, just started the episode.


      Hope y'all are having fun at UnCon! Wish I could be there!

    • TomtheIronMan FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      1 year ago

      Hey man this time g1 Tom the Iron Man over on ScrewAttack and just wanted to touch base with you about someone we've been seeing posts with on Twitter and Facebook, a fellow g1 named Dylan Toomey. Dylan's been around since 2008 and simply put, he's a wily and silly guy with a penchant of making memes that no one understands but himself, and that's the joke. He means no harm and he's just continuing his shtick now and introducing himself in his own special way that the migration of ScrewAttack to the Rooster Teeth family is complete. I know Dylan personally and have met up with him at every SGC he's been in attendance to, and he's actually a quiet and fairly reserved person IRL. Clearly he's been rubbing the mods the wrong way and it has led to you having to intervene personally, if it is a breach of conduct I can assure you he has no idea it is. Hit me back if you have any questions (I'm still trying to figure out how everything works here), and have an awesome night.

    • Toptoast FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper of the Breakfast

      1 year ago

      Hello, good sir! You're awesome!

    • Nat FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      1 year ago

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    • Cove FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Dancing Shark

      1 year ago

      Just wanted to toss you a quick "thanks" for all the workout pointers and Tough Mudder tips you gave me a while ago. You were one of the few people who gave me actual usable advice that has made a difference. I've been working out for just about 4 months now and I've seen great progress and plan to keep pushing forward.

      So, thanks :)

      • DiMono FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold It's Back Baby!

        1 year ago

        No problem :)

        Are you doing things next Saturday?

      • Cove FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Dancing Shark

        1 year ago

        Next Saturday? Yeah, I'm going on an end-of-summer camping trip with some friends that weekend.

        Why do you ask?

    • Freelancer Large Chief

      1 year ago

      bruh

    • Freelancer Large Chief

      1 year ago

      pls respond

      • DiMono FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold It's Back Baby!

        1 year ago

        Personal Comment notifications have been broken since day 1. I didn't see your comments until now, after scanning through Adam's journal's comments and seeing that someone had discovered that fact. I don't remember whether we banned anyone for being knucklesdawson, but seeing as the thread you were commenting about is locked now, it seems irrelevant. I just wanted to let you know that I wasn't ignoring you, I literally had no idea you'd said anything because of a site failure.

    • Freelancer Large Chief

      1 year ago

      To clarify, knucklesdawson is not me.

    • Freelancer Large Chief

      1 year ago

      Have I been banned from the v2 thread or something? I can't post in there, says I lack sufficient permissions.

    • Radius55 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Site Admin

      1 year ago

      Are you tagging me in posts? Or is it the site transferring data over. Because I'm not able to access the tags to see.


      Also, 4000th comment.

      • Radius55 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Site Admin

        1 year ago

        Just saw Jackie having the same issue. Bug, I guess.

    • jackiebot FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold me irl

      1 year ago

      I have no idea what's happening right now, but I'm getting like.. half a dozen notifications that you're mentioning me in a post.. and when I click on it, I get sent to a completely jumbled version of your profile.

      • DiMono FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold It's Back Baby!

        1 year ago

        I got no notification that you'd left me this comment. I was trying to put up a private journal entry and tag site admins in it. It didn't work properly. I eventually got it up and running, so check out my journal.

    • Nat FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      1 year ago

      Check this out, this is incredible: Atmoph window

    • MaryFairy Barely here...

      1 year ago

      Happy birthday! (Sorry it's late)

    • Resolis FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Insidious Crow

      1 year ago

      Happy Birthday DiMono!

    • Mattbab4

      1 year ago

      Happy birthday

    • THEDODGER FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Wookiee

      1 year ago

      Happy Birthday DiMono! I hope you have an awesome day and make sure you enjoy yourself! Keep up the amazing work! smiley0.gif

    • Freelancer Large Chief

      1 year ago

      Is there a time limit on my timeout from the Ask Anything thread?

      • DiMono FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold It's Back Baby!

        1 year ago

        Doesn't matter whether it's entertaining; it's inappropriate.

      • Freelancer Large Chief

        1 year ago

        Come on, don't tell me it isn't at least slightly entertaining when someone is like "can u teech me how 2 make cgi" and I chime in claiming to be Monty?

      • DiMono FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold It's Back Baby!

        1 year ago

        I mean giving troll answers. People ask questions there looking for information, and they are trusting of the answers they receive. You posting random garbage in there is inappropriate.

      • Freelancer Large Chief

        1 year ago

        Nah. But that's entirely dependent on how you define how I've been posting. Do you mean in the past few days or overall?

        Post edited 5/18/15 9:08PM

      • DiMono FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold It's Back Baby!

        1 year ago

        If you're unbanned from it, are you going to keep posting like you've been posting?

    • JJ FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      1 year ago

      HOLY SHIT is that fuckin DiMONO!!!!!

    • ailsarocks FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Community Stylist

      1 year ago

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        1 year ago

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    • Cove FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Dancing Shark

      2 years ago

      I'm considering signing up for Tough Mudder this summer, any training tips or things I should know before I fully commit?

      • DiMono FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold It's Back Baby!

        2 years ago

        It's about 11 miles, so 17km is pretty close to accurate.

      • Cove FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Dancing Shark

        2 years ago

        Awesome thanks! I have a team I just need to get my ass in gear for strength training. I'm already running frequently so I just plan on increasing my mileage (I heard there's about 17km of hills).

      • DiMono FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold It's Back Baby!

        2 years ago

        Good luck!

      • DiMono FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold It's Back Baby!

        2 years ago

        Ignore the time estimate on the site; expect to spend 5 hours out there. Plan your day accordingly. Wear clothes you don't care about, or else clean them immediately. Don't have pockets. Your shoes will probably be a lost cause; bring spares and donate the dead ones to the pile (you'll see what I mean when you get there).

        You'll be driving to an off-site parking lot and taking a bus to Mt St Louis. Bring I think it's $15 for parking, and include about half an hour on either end for bus transit. You'll be leaving your wallet behind while on the course; keep it appropriately empty, just in case.

        They will offer you food on the course; eat it, you'll need the energy. And the potassium. Completing the course is easier with a team, for many reasons; if you go there alone, try to find people to join up with. Tough Mudder is hard, but remember that you're going there to enjoy yourself; so have fun with it. Lots of people dress up in costumes.

        Most of the obstacles I encountered weren't that difficult; a moderate amount of fitness should be plenty to get you through them. Focus on cardio. Lots and lots of cardio. And don't skip leg day - in fact, add another one. They're going to be taking you up and down hills an awful lot. Compound exercises are better than isolation exercises. You will have to climb over a 7-8' wall in order to get to the course; make sure you can do that, as it's the one obstacle you really can't skip. But don't skip obstacles unless you absolutely have to, because otherwise what's the point?

        That's everything that comes to mind right now.

    • Kaoru27Umi Princess of Mars

      2 years ago

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      2 years ago

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    • Desayjin FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold RTX Guardian V

      2 years ago

      As it is technically the 14th, you can enjoy your Valentine's Warm Fuzzies now!

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      Happy Warm and Fuzzies to our favorite Bot Destroyer!

      Your Neighborhood RT Community Economist:
      -James

      • tutvuvu FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

        2 years ago

        One must appreciate some nerd love

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        2 years ago

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    • Enforcer2005

      2 years ago

      You are cool and I like you. Hope you are doing well dude.

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    • Tommex

      2 years ago

      Merry christmas dimono smiley0.gif

    • nouveaujour FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      2 years ago

      Catching up now on the harassment discussion from the other night (that really doesn't sounds so great when typed out, but I'm going to go with it...) via You Tube.
      Just wanted to say thank you for taking the time and putting the thought into a meaningful discussion.
      -nj

    • UB3R_FRY

      2 years ago

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      Guess who???

      • KWierso AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

        2 years ago

        Oh fuck.

      • DiMono FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold It's Back Baby!

        2 years ago

        Don't fuck it up

    • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

      2 years ago

      I'm being trolled or I'm sleep-defriending you. WHAT IS GOING ON.

    • film_geek FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      2 years ago

      www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOoCixFA8OI

      Here`s that song I was telling you about. one of my favourite's of theirs.

    • Snaaaake

      2 years ago

      I saw you at RTX and wanted to come up to you and give you a high five, problem was the convention center was being evacuated... smiley4.gif

    • Shastamac

      2 years ago

      As of right now, you have one friend for each day of the year! Congrats! :)

      • Shastamac

        2 years ago

        That's true, but you have some time to find one.

      • DiMono FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold It's Back Baby!

        2 years ago

        I need a midget for Feb 29th still though

    • Julia FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold elDiablo

      2 years ago

      Give me TOUncon tickets! I want them now! smiley2.gif

      • DiMono FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold It's Back Baby!

        2 years ago

        We're very good.

      • Julia FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold elDiablo

        2 years ago

        It wasn't working but you guys fixed it and I am now officially attending TOUncon smiley12.gif

      • DiMono FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold It's Back Baby!

        2 years ago

        Are you really unable to purchase tickets from the website? If you do it from a desktop or laptop it should go through.

      • Julia FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold elDiablo

        2 years ago

        HE DOESN'T KNOW WHAT HE'S TALKING ABOUT! GIVE IN! I NEED TO GO TO TOUNCON

      • KWierso AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

        2 years ago

        DON'T GIVE IN TO PEER PRESSURE

    • TheFatalFall

      2 years ago

      How do you rate achievements?

      • Laurenz

        2 years ago

        Click on the "Achievement Hunter" tab at the top, and then go onto "games". You can type games in and rate them there. smiley0.gif

    • br0wnbr0th4 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold The Greed

      2 years ago

      Sorry to bother you again good sir, but would you be able to change my Site birthday to June 3/90?

    • NealMcNeal FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold The Real Deal

      2 years ago

      Happy Birthday Chris, hope you have a fantastic day! smiley13.gif

    • Juular

      2 years ago

      So, been banned from the Red vs Blue forum. Know what's up with that?

      • Juular

        2 years ago

        good bye recon :'(

      • DiMono FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold It's Back Baby!

        2 years ago

        I was scuba diving at the time. No idea.

      • Juular

        2 years ago

        I mean, I did say the US government did 9-11. But I hardly think that's enough to get me banned from an entire forum.

    • Radius55 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Site Admin

      2 years ago

      So, managed to get the new set of Cookie Clicker Achievements yet?

      • DiMono FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold It's Back Baby!

        2 years ago

        You mean 1.0453? I have all of them except 400 cursors, which is currently impossible. I haven't played in over a week, just sitting on my bank of 200 sextillion and waiting for the next update.

    • Tommex

      3 years ago

      Hey man! I'm a coder too! html, css, php, python, javascript, java, objective C

    • Myshu FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold chupariffic

      3 years ago

      Special delivery! (World domination not included)
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    • Dopp ROLL TIDE

      3 years ago

      Did you change my title on here?

      • Dopp ROLL TIDE

        3 years ago

        k thanks

      • DiMono FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold It's Back Baby!

        3 years ago

        Nope

    • um4dbro210

      3 years ago

      hey i have a error 422 and i have no idea how to fix it……plz halp

      Post edited 1/26/14 2:00PM

      • KWierso AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

        3 years ago

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      • Psycho

        3 years ago

        I had a error once. I never survived.

      • KWierso AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

        3 years ago

        Have you tried turning it off and on again?

    • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

      3 years ago

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      Hahahaha. At work.

    • Thorenir

      3 years ago

      Happy Thanksgiving!

      • KWierso AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

        3 years ago

        #lolcanada

    • VoidFox gay robot

      3 years ago

      oh hey, I see you're from ontario, somewhere just north of toronto. well it just so happens that I'm from somewhere just south of toronto.

    • khurram_89 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Nerf herder

      3 years ago

      What's with all the spambots lately? Janet8251 needs to be squashed.

    • DanielZhu1

      3 years ago

      I will be taking your advice on writing a little side story though, may give me some creativity practice. Maybe you can read it sometime and tell me if it is any good.

    • DanielZhu1

      3 years ago

      You have read the idea I posted, and I see the logic in your words. But I'm fine if they don't use my ideas until 3 years later, I just want to give them something, and be just a small part of this. Because RWBY is something that truly resonates with me.

      • DanielZhu1

        3 years ago

        I think I will also try writing the RWBY side story. May improve my creativity, and open up more possibilities.

      • DanielZhu1

        3 years ago

        With my current college possibilities it's very likely I'll be able to get some great credentials. After all and SAT score of 2280 isn't all that common.

      • DiMono FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold It's Back Baby!

        3 years ago

        I wish you the best of luck, but I wouldn't count on getting an internship with them; it sounds like you've already decided it's going to happen, and you need to realize that a) they need to have such an intern position open, and b) they literally get dozens of resumes and applications a day. Hopefully it will work out the way you want, but assume it won't, and write it yourself.

      • DanielZhu1

        3 years ago

        Yes, they probably won't in the next few years, but in 3 years time I will have the qualifications to intern at rooster teeth for 1 summer, maybe it may be possible then

      • DiMono FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold It's Back Baby!

        3 years ago

        They're not going to use your idea. Ever. It's not going to happen. If you're passionate about it, write it yourself.

    • Cheshire_Cat FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      3 years ago

      Spambot alert.. brunomarcos

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