phavens writes | more than 11 years ago Damn it been a long time since posting. I just wanted to write to say that the last few months have been very busy and that the search for knowledge never ends.
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But on the other hand it does make it easier to get things done without hime under foot...
Maybe I just miss him under foot.....
There are few here I can think of that consistantly provided good views on subjects. We can take a lesson from her, Post offten... and only the good posts.
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Picked up "The Tuxedo" the other day and watched it last night. Good movie... I love Jackie Chan Movies but this one didn't stand out all that much. It was one of those he's done better, he's done worse moments. I do have to say that he is a veery gifted actor who continually he amazes me with both he acting abilities and his ability to move. A LOT of his stunts just consisted of moving at the right time in the right direction and I can't think of too many Actors out there right now who can do it and sell it like he can. For example rent (or buy like me) Drunken Master and ask yourself how someone can be that loose. ie how can anyone act like that and not be falling down ALL the time.
I'm going to be doing a bit of looking around and trying to find a movie to watch (Maybe Empire of the Sun though I really need to give my dad his copy and get my own if I can ever find it.) ANy suggestions? Oh well I can always just play Battlefield 1942 or the Desert Combat mod... BTW - If you play and get TK'd by "Specialist Havens" I'm sorry I try not to do that. Also if you want to see how you've been doing there is a site called BF Stats that seems to have bots collecting data on how you're playing for a database. Interesting but it only tracks Battlefield 1942 games and only on certain servers.
So to get to the point taken. We went out and bought a Sony Handcam. Which one you ask? THE ONLY DAMN ONE AVAILABLE. What is it with stores only ordering something maybe once a year and once sold out, keeping the diplay units up and not restocking?
I went to Walmart in Napa and out of 8 possibles that had only a few of one of them (The Sony Handycam 108). Now of the 8 I was only looking at the two Handycams they had, a 108 and a 308 and they were selling them for $300... both of them. (Excuse me $.50 difference with the 308 being cheaper.) And then we went to Target in Napa. Only three options... NONE IN STOCK. The sales person informed me that it had been that was as long as he could remember. Ok wanting to get one for the party the next day we went to the Walmart in Vallejo. Here they had a wide slection of them including the 108 ($250), the 308 ($320), and also the 608 ($360) that had the ability to plug directly into a computer via USB (not sure but hoped it was USB2). Now of course I wanted the best one I could.. so I asked what ones they had in stock. And you guessed it.. the 108. And deciding I was frustrated with the whole process and at this point willing to be happy with saving $50 and get the heck out of there.
Now I like the camera and it worked very well for the party... I'm sure that I'd miss the features that were in the other models more. Why is it that they advertise selling the damn things and don't carry them?
P.S. Beside trolling for CmdrTaco dupes.
I will admit that when I'm playing my son has gotten into all sort of mischif and it's hard to split my attention. But at the same time, I don't consider it bad in itself. But as my 2 year old son here is running around the aprtment with an old joystick of mine going "pew pew". I worry about it influence.
What are your thoughts?
I've debated on writing in this journel for a while. Mind you there are plenty of topics I'd like to talk about... Moderation, Meta-Moderation, Trolls... Interesting Posts getting labeled as Trolls. That sort of thing, but I'm curious about who really goes through the trouble to read the Journels... and perhaps more importantly. Who bothers to respond. Journels are supposed to be the soapbox on which we can voice our opions... or let you know about something cool that the Editors didn't pass on.