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Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
Posted by Magnus on 15 September 2002, 10:25 GMT

Virtual TI, our top downloaded program of all time, has broken through a quarter of a million downloads! At the statistics count last night, it ended up at 250,009 downloads.

A big congratulations to the author Rusty Wagner - keep up the good work!

Footnote: The second placed program, W32Tran8x, has yet to reach 100,000. For full statistics, check our download statistics.

 


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Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
Mark Oport Account Info

That's a whole lot of downloads! I think Virtual TI is one of the most useful tools I've used for programming, especially on multiple calculators. I give a big thanks to Rusty Wagner for this amazing program.

     15 September 2002, 11:12 GMT

Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
Maarten Zwartbol  Account Info
(Web Page)

Yeah if only there was flash rom support for the TI83+ rom versions. *sigh*

     15 September 2002, 11:27 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
Geoff Bok  Account Info

yea they should get a 83x version. Whats with the not updating the uploads? they havent uploaded and more for a week...

     15 September 2002, 14:09 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
Andrew Trettel  Account Info

Their probably busy.
I think this proves that many don't own a TI and just emulate them.
But that's just what I think.

     15 September 2002, 14:56 GMT

vti
slimey_limey  Account Info
(Web Page)

I use VTI for anything, including fooling around with the registers on the 83+ that I got from my friend ;)
I'm currently writing an 83+ emulator for TI-89s (all HW versions), and I use the VTI source code as a model. (Of course, I'll let flash work on the emulator.)

The WebPage link above has a link to my TIonTI page.

     15 September 2002, 23:48 GMT


Re: vti
jason_r_larue Account Info

VTI is good, i don't use it much.
has anyone noticed the comment count on the last news article go down like 400?

     16 September 2002, 17:22 GMT


Re: Re: vti
lord_nightrose Account Info
(Web Page)

Yes. TICalc, who 'takes no responsibility for their content', decided to delete them. They felt they weren't worth being there. Blah. grumble grumble nazis grumble grumble grumble

     16 September 2002, 21:43 GMT

Re: Re: Re: vti
PolarC  Account Info
(Web Page)

My precious bearman flames, noooooooo!

     17 September 2002, 20:51 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: vti
PolarC  Account Info
(Web Page)

oh yeah, bearman stop hiding your account info, I wanna see the files you posted on this site. You keep talking about so many of them in the upcoming sections, so i was curious, I wanna see them.

     18 September 2002, 21:46 GMT

w00t! is dead? I DEFEND w00t!
garyanddepleatedteamup  Account Info

RCTParRoThEaD: w00t! is dead
Garydwnlds: w00t! you
RCTParRoThEaD: lol
RCTParRoThEaD: it's getting old
Garydwnlds: w00t you woot hating b*t*h
RCTParRoThEaD: dude, w00t! is killing the TICALC community
Garydwnlds: no it's not
RCTParRoThEaD: yes it is
Garydwnlds: w00t! is hte best
RCTParRoThEaD: nobody is posting anymor ebecaause of it

     22 September 2002, 00:52 GMT

w00t! is dead? I DEFEND w00t!
garyanddepleatedteamup  Account Info

Garydwnlds: HAH
Garydwnlds: mofo
Garydwnlds: w00t! is awsome
RCTParRoThEaD: but let's keep it off of ticalc
Garydwnlds: FUCK YOU
RCTParRoThEaD: dude, i'm serious
RCTParRoThEaD: no_one isn't saying it nemore
Garydwnlds: i hate you
Garydwnlds: w00t!
RCTParRoThEaD: w00t!
Garydwnlds: SKREEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE
RCTParRoThEaD: w00t!
Garydwnlds: remember that?
RCTParRoThEaD: Long live w00t!

     22 September 2002, 00:54 GMT

Re: w00t! is dead? I DEFEND w00t!
garyanddepleatedteamup  Account Info

sorry for the f u, but i forgot to censor it like i did b*t*h

     22 September 2002, 00:58 GMT


Re: w00t! is dead? I DEFEND w00t!
no_one_2000_  Account Info
(Web Page)

w00t! is making people stop coming to the ticalc.org board?

     22 September 2002, 18:16 GMT


Re: Re: w00t! is dead? I DEFEND w00t!
benryves Account Info
(Web Page)

wh@+ @ 10@d 0f (r@p!

l0^g l1v +h w00t!

     23 September 2002, 12:24 GMT


Re: Re: Re: w00t! is dead? I DEFEND w00t!
no_one_2000_  Account Info
(Web Page)

L0NG L1VE w00t!

     23 September 2002, 22:08 GMT


I'll show mercey on w00t....
FOCUSEDWOLF Account Info
(Web Page)

...give it a round to the head, instead of 2 to the chest.

Aghhh....LONG LIVE WEREWOLF.COM!!!

Attention...AMERICAS'S ARMY is the best!!! Anybody here playit.

Fzara made a trainer to get sniperstatus!!!, i can direct you to his email...heh

Ticalc should mirror that game!!!

And today i got to talk to a cool artist that drew this stuff http://yeahnet.dyndns.org/ maglot/index.html (remove the space)
That was really cool. And please don't start this celebrity thing that if i know this person...all you peeps that worship me must talk to em!!

     30 September 2002, 06:06 GMT

Re: I'll show mercey on w00t....
garyanddepleatedteamup  Account Info

WWW.CALCSOFT.TK WE ARE MAKING A VTI PROJECT join FAST

     1 October 2002, 22:58 GMT


Re: I'll show mercey on w00t....
no_one_2000_  Account Info
(Web Page)

Oh don't start that ww site again :(

     4 October 2002, 21:50 GMT


w00t! is dead? I DEFEND w00t!
garyanddepleatedteamup  Account Info

Garydwnlds: YOU LIE ABOUT YOUR FEELINGS OF w00tdom!
RCTParRoThEaD: no, i don't want to be hated by the good programmers
Garydwnlds: lol
Garydwnlds: you lie again
RCTParRoThEaD: MV has already blocked me
Garydwnlds: LOL
RCTParRoThEaD: |

     22 September 2002, 00:56 GMT


Re: w00t! is dead? I DEFEND w00t!
lord_nightrose Account Info
(Web Page)

uh... maybe if you "don't want to be hated by the good programmers", you should try a little more maturity... bleah.

     27 September 2002, 14:19 GMT


Re: Re: Re: vti
PolarC  Account Info
(Web Page)

Excuse me,
our precious bearman flames, noooooooo!

     17 September 2002, 20:51 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: vti
no_one_2000_  Account Info
(Web Page)

Did you change your sn? Weren't you PolarDPres before?

     17 September 2002, 21:45 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: vti
PolarC  Account Info
(Web Page)

Ya, I did, since my "company" isn't Polar Development anymore, its Polar Computer. This is like my third SN, because I forgot my first password for my 2-3 year old one, ncrank, so i signed up recently as polardpres, since i started posting here again, now I changed it to make more sense.

OMG. I was looking at old post, and Bearman, is like atleast a year and a half old, so i guess we all own him a noob apology, but i refuse to apologize for the zip stuff, just the noobs stuff. So, ahh, sorry Bearman.

     17 September 2002, 21:56 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
lord_nightrose Account Info
(Web Page)

Congratulations! You get $10 for bringing the course of the discussion BACK on topic.

Hmm... if you wanted to make a bit of $$$... you could improve VTI, and charge people $10 each for it... hmm!

     22 September 2002, 00:38 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
RCTParRoThEaD_  Account Info
(Web Page)

shareware is gay.

     22 September 2002, 06:32 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
benryves Account Info
(Web Page)

w00t!

How true.

     22 September 2002, 16:04 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
no_one_2000_  Account Info
(Web Page)

IT IS NOT!

Sorry this is off-topic but...

As I walk through the valley where I harvest my w00t!
I take a look at my w00t! and realize she's very w00t!
But that just perfect for an Amish like w00t!
You know I shun fancy things like w00t-w00t-w00t-w00t!

neeeeeever mind GO TO CALCSOFT!

     22 September 2002, 21:22 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
PolarC  Account Info
(Web Page)

w00t sucks!
I'll crush all you w00ters and Wierd Al with my tank!

     22 September 2002, 23:47 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
TheCalcGenius  Account Info

You can suck out our souls and our brains, but you'll never destroy the traditions of w00t! WE WILL NEVER SURRENDER!!!

And then again, he does have a tank........AAAAAAHHHHHHH!!!! PANIC!!!!!! RUN AWAY!!!!!

     23 September 2002, 04:57 GMT

Mr T.
benryves Account Info
(Web Page)

Do you pity the 'foo?
Pity this page, click the 'web page' link above!

     23 September 2002, 12:29 GMT


Re: Mr T.
garyanddepleatedteamup  Account Info

http://www.sparse.org/ ~mrt/cgi-bin/ t.cgi?field=www.ticalc.org

     24 September 2002, 21:50 GMT


Re: Re: Mr T.
benryves Account Info
(Web Page)

Sorry, I didn't realise that the end of the url was broken off.

     25 September 2002, 09:16 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
PolarDPres  Account Info
(Web Page)

Damn strait bitch!

My newer account wont work! OHNO!

     23 September 2002, 20:31 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
Chickendude  Account Info
(Web Page)

watch your mouth!

     24 September 2002, 01:04 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
no_one_2000_  Account Info
(Web Page)

DIE, YOU ANIT-w00ter!

     23 September 2002, 22:10 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
benryves Account Info
(Web Page)

Vive la w00t!

     24 September 2002, 16:44 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
PolarDPres  Account Info
(Web Page)

I'll crush you!

     24 September 2002, 21:11 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
no_one_2000_  Account Info
(Web Page)

00ps, I meant ANTI-w00ter!, not AINT-w00ter!.

     25 September 2002, 00:04 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
lord_nightrose Account Info
(Web Page)

Or even anit-w00ter.

     27 September 2002, 14:22 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
no_one_2000_  Account Info
(Web Page)

Lol, that too :)

Click on the link!

     28 September 2002, 20:49 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
slimey_limey  Account Info
(Web Page)

Nooo! I will NOT click on that link!

Especially becase I am going to buy a HP-49G because I am sick and tired of TI trying to stop users from programming large programs, grayscale, and the like - especially when they justify it by saying that they are 'improving' the OS and 'fixing bugs'!!!

I'm mad, fightin' mad!

Also, the HP-49G has a serial port AND a link port, RPN built in, startup libraries, speed (despite having a processor that is 1/3 as fast as the 68k usedin the 89), and a company that SUPPORTS third-party and user development. (also, the 49G has builtin grayscale, supported by the OS, as well as the compiler and assembler that are built in)

Sorry about the run-ons, but you just have to visit the link above.

     6 October 2002, 02:26 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
TheCalcGenius  Account Info

Nooo! I will NOT click on that link! NEVER!!!

You are a traitor!!! YOU DON'T DESERVE TO BE ON THIS SITE!!!!! WHAT THE w00t! ARE YOU THINKING?!?!?!?!?! THIS IS MADNESS!!! STUPIDITY!!!! DELETE THIS POST NOW!

     7 October 2002, 02:45 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
Pedro Silva  Account Info

What's cool on having a TI (for me), is that we don't own TI a thing, all we have we made it, and that's cool.
:-)

     18 October 2002, 20:17 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
Konstantin Beliakov  Account Info
(Web Page)

blah blah...Rusty really needs to update VTI to run the latest ROMs (and flash stuff). I'm sure he doesn't have time, but why not release the source to the community so that other's can keep working on that great emu (or perhaps someone he knows)? it's just sad to see such a great emu not being worked on anymore.

     17 September 2002, 06:12 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
RCTParRoThEaD_  Account Info
(Web Page)

He did release the source...

     17 September 2002, 23:04 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
lord_nightrose Account Info
(Web Page)

yeah, quite a while ago.

     17 September 2002, 23:52 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
benryves Account Info
(Web Page)

Luke, use the source...

     23 September 2002, 14:32 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
lord_nightrose Account Info
(Web Page)

You have transcended the normal level of pun stupidity in this post. You will now be shot.

     27 September 2002, 14:23 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
no_one_2000_  Account Info
(Web Page)

D'OH! I just now got that "joke" :-)

     28 September 2002, 00:20 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
benryves Account Info
(Web Page)

Go to
www.microsith.com
if you're still trying to puzzle it out.

     30 September 2002, 09:02 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
tge82  Account Info

Yeah, now Rusty will have to be busy updating VTI to emulate TI-89's AMS 2.08 clock now. :) Not that it's exteremely important, though.

     28 September 2002, 18:27 GMT

Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
<h3m04v+0+r0ph  Account Info
(Web Page)

What he said

     15 September 2002, 15:13 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
no_one_2000_  Account Info
(Web Page)

I think so too. It's SOOOO much easier to send a file to VTI to test it than to send to it your calculator. I especially LOVE the fact that if VTI crashes, then you can just load it up again without saving your "crash". The calculator can't do that.

NOW, on a semi-related note...

I've been wanting to ask this FOREVER, but never really did.
TISSHOT doesn't support all the new skins for VTI. I find that really annoying when I can only take animated screenshots of my TI-82, and not, say, my TI-89. Does ANYBODY out there have the older skins somewhere for download? I NEEEEED them because I can't use TISSHOT on the newer VTI and I haven't found any older versions of it anywhere for download, so PLEASE somebody help no_one! :)

     15 September 2002, 17:34 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
Michael Vincent  Account Info
(Web Page)

Just turn off the skin so you only see the LCD screen, and then it will work.

     15 September 2002, 18:09 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
no_one_2000_  Account Info
(Web Page)

Oooohh! Really? That's so cool! Thanks! :)

     15 September 2002, 22:55 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
benryves Account Info
(Web Page)

Why doesn't TiSShot work on Windows 2000?

*sob*

     16 September 2002, 09:22 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
no_one_2000_  Account Info
(Web Page)

Because evil aliens from outer space invaded your computer through windows 2000 and permanently disabled VTI's abilty to run. Okay, never mind :)

     17 September 2002, 21:46 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
PolarC  Account Info
(Web Page)

Late breaking news, Microsoft CEO Balmer, and Software Developer Bill Gates, Were arrested yesterday for being evil aliens.

scary, but almost true.

     17 September 2002, 21:58 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
ac  Account Info

Huh? Musta missed that. *goes to CNN.com* whoah!
It's true!
w00t! :)

     19 September 2002, 13:43 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
no_one_2000_  Account Info
(Web Page)

OMG! I didn't think it was true! I thought you were joking, but look! OMG! Everbody! Check that out! Maybe it's a joke or something, I don't know but it's so amazing!

kidy loffomh

     20 September 2002, 02:27 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
PolarC  Account Info
(Web Page)

Check CNN

     22 September 2002, 16:45 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
RCTParRoThEaD_  Account Info
(Web Page)

wtf? I dun see it.

     22 September 2002, 17:04 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
no_one_2000_  Account Info
(Web Page)

YOU LIE! It is THERE!

     22 September 2002, 18:17 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
ac  Account Info

Yeah, parrot head, it there!
w00t! lives! PARADE for w00t!

     23 September 2002, 17:48 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
elcobbola  Account Info
(Web Page)

I have win 2k and it works just fine... did you update the registry?

     18 September 2002, 15:42 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
benryves Account Info
(Web Page)

Yup...
I upgraded my PC from Win95 to Win2K, then re-imported the registry file. TiSShot runs, and creates a blank gif file, size 0 bytes. I do not know why (not). I have found another program that works, however.

Win2K is a bit odd, though- I had an SB16PCI in my PC, and occasionly it would halt then reboot at the login dialog. I have since replaced it with an SB16ISA, (for that authentic tinny DOS midi, as PCI doesn't work in DOS on certain games). Now it blue-screens-of-death me when I shut down.

     19 September 2002, 12:30 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
lord_nightrose Account Info
(Web Page)

There's one possible source of your problem. You should NOT have reimported the registry. The registries for different versions of Windows DON'T work corectly with each other. If you want to keep your registry, you do an 'upgrade' installation instead of a 'new' installation. ONLY re-import your registry if you're RE-installing the SAME operating system.

     19 September 2002, 18:40 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
lord_nightrose Account Info
(Web Page)

In fact, since you reimported the registry, some *other* program might not work.

     19 September 2002, 18:41 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
benryves Account Info
(Web Page)

Actually, I upgraded from Win95, keeping all old programs &c, then reimported the TiSShot registry file into the Win2K registry.

     23 September 2002, 18:01 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
lord_nightrose Account Info
(Web Page)

Well, sometimes even the 'upgrade' doesn't work right... I did a 98 to XP upgrade just to check, and there was a lot of stuff that didn't work. Oh well. Good luck.

     27 September 2002, 14:24 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
ac  Account Info

Blue screens of death rulz!

     19 September 2002, 21:32 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
benryves Account Info
(Web Page)

No, they don't.
Anyway, when you get a bsod in Win2K, something serious has happened.

     20 September 2002, 09:20 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
ac  Account Info

You can get them in Win2K? I never have.

     20 September 2002, 15:10 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
PolarC  Account Info
(Web Page)

I crashed 2000 in the store a few months ago, don't ask how, I moved the mouse and duble clicked my computer, and it froze!
No Joke,
any ways, windows sucks!

     20 September 2002, 21:00 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
Roger Que

Not only does Windows crash ... MSN was down yesterday! (I'm not anti-Microsoft, FYI. Just an interesting fact.)

     20 September 2002, 22:32 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
Chickendude  Account Info
(Web Page)

I also used to have that problem with TISShot. I forgot what I did. One sec, let me check... ahh... Make sure you're on the desktop and VTI is in the upper left corner. Also, when you save the file, add the .gif extension yourself. Otherwise it won't work. I'm not sure if all that's necessary, though.

     20 September 2002, 23:31 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
PolarC  Account Info
(Web Page)

I do hate microsuck, but I use MSN email anyways, it's free, and I get no spam or ads, so if I can rip off microsoft, in any way, i'm for it!

     21 September 2002, 00:47 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
Harper

Hooray for macs!
I laugh at the BSOD!
And windows is ugly.

     22 September 2002, 18:46 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
benryves Account Info
(Web Page)

I laugh at your hockey-puck mouse,
Your ugly boxes,
Your dreadfully ugly OS,
Your poor software support,
Your American keyboards,
The odd-smelling PowerMac...
Learn to use a *real* computer. (Not some Fisher-Price rubbish for 5-year-olds).
The whole thing is a joke.

     23 September 2002, 14:40 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
ac  Account Info

American keyboards are good.
Macs sux.
Very peotic, nice job.
iLamps are not like a box tho...w00t!

     23 September 2002, 17:56 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
benryves Account Info
(Web Page)

I cannot use an American keyboard! The " and @ are swapped, as are the ~ and the . I have had to get used to it, though- Quake uses an American style keyboard driver!

     24 September 2002, 18:22 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
PolarDPres  Account Info
(Web Page)

I can't use an american keyboard, even though its only like 2 keys that are switched, my british accents makes me to good to use it, bloody colonist!

     24 September 2002, 22:33 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
benryves Account Info
(Web Page)

Hey, I cannot help the fact that I'm English... and use a British layout keyboard.

     25 September 2002, 09:20 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
PolarDPres  Account Info
(Web Page)

Sorry, you just sounded snooty!

     25 September 2002, 20:24 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
no_one_2000_  Account Info
(Web Page)

sn00t! ;-)

     26 September 2002, 01:31 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
benryves Account Info
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Sorry.

     26 September 2002, 09:01 GMT


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I don't have a '' key...

     27 September 2002, 14:25 GMT

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I was thinking the same thing! w00t!

     28 September 2002, 20:50 GMT


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On a British keyboard, it is left of the '1' (where the American keyboard has the tilde). That key also has the pipe () and the reversed apostrophe (`). The hash key (#) has the tilde on it too.

     30 September 2002, 09:06 GMT


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Kind of funny; I just found out that a guy on my floor in my dorm is from England, and saw a British keyboard :-p they have a Pound (as in the currency, not #) symbol where we have a $ key, and the @ is moved somewhere else, and blah blah. Spanish keyboards are really different, too.

     4 October 2002, 06:15 GMT


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You call the # key the 'Pound'?
The symbols over the number keys read:
1-!, 2-" ,3- ,4-$ ,5-%, 6-^, 7-&, 8-*, 9-(, 0-).
If I hit 4 ($) with the AltGr button, I get .

     4 October 2002, 09:10 GMT


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We don't have an AltGr key... but wait, I think Sun keyboards might...

For me, I have 1=!, 2=@, 3=#, 4=$, 5=%, 6=^, 7=&, 8=*, 9=(, and 0=). We can't get a Euro symbol without typing in an ASCII code. And yes, we silly Yanks do call '#' a pound symbol. Hence the joke, "I will # you into submission. w00t!"

     4 October 2002, 19:14 GMT


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The british and american keyboards are really different. Do the Br ones have the option of alt+[keycode] to get ASCII characters?

     4 October 2002, 21:54 GMT

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We can indeed- I only really use ALT+0178 () though, as Word can handle most accents and things.

     5 October 2002, 09:12 GMT


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We can indeed- I only really use ALT+0178 () though, as Word can handle most accents and things.

     5 October 2002, 09:12 GMT


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What's the '' symbol for? Just wondering.

     12 October 2002, 21:10 GMT

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Macs have ugly OS's? Have you looked at windows, not just XP, buy all of them?
I CRUSH WINDOWS IN MY TANK

     23 September 2002, 20:35 GMT


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Actually, I accidentally broke this old lady's windows... but I think that's different.

     23 September 2002, 22:12 GMT


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LOL!!!!!!

PolarDpres is a Mac lover (=dumb)
I will crush his tank with my heavy laptop.

     24 September 2002, 17:53 GMT


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Okay, you follow the masses, bash the mac, even though they are better, and what is with the Brit who hates american keyboards, ours makes more sense than theres!
Follow the masses, you'll be easier to crush!

     24 September 2002, 21:21 GMT

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Stop the 'damn Brit' business

*sob*

     25 September 2002, 09:24 GMT


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Yeah, you r@cists! Stop picking on those poor british peoples. ;)

     28 September 2002, 00:22 GMT

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Hey, British peoplez rulz!
Americans sux!
*thought occurs* I am American! Therefore I sux! N00000000000!

     30 September 2002, 21:29 GMT


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Im not racist, racist hates people based on skin color, not nationality, thats a nationalist your thinking of, but anyways, I don't hate british people, just british people who hate my keyboard! No, I don't hate benyres or what ever his name is, he just hates my keyboard, and I disagree with him.

     1 October 2002, 20:47 GMT


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That's benryves, as in Benjamin Ryves. I don't hate the keyboard layout- it's no big deal- it is just that having used a British layout keyboard all my life and to then use an American one is highly confusing, as I stick '@' symbols around strings and the like. The thing is that when you buy a computer/typewriter or whatever in this country, it will have a British layout keyboard *apart* from it is a Mac. So the Macs we have here have American keyboards. Luckily, I do not have to use the Macs. If you were forced to use a British keyboard, you would probably hate it for a while until you got used to it.

     2 October 2002, 09:17 GMT


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As long as the QWERTY part is right, I probably would get used to it pretty quickly, I doubt I would hate it, unless it was russian or japanese or french or something like that.
By The Way, you can buy Macs with british keyboards. I just checked it out at the Apple Store UK.

     3 October 2002, 20:58 GMT


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OK, yeah. Let's make an overgeneralized statement like "Macs are better". Why? You can do graphics? OK, then PCs are better because of the Unreal Tournament 2003 Demo. Doesn't make sense? Well, neither did what you said. So sucks to you.

     27 September 2002, 14:27 GMT


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Okay, wierd post, but whatever
I don't care if you like windows, thats fine, its an opinion, and its positive atleast, I hate the people who bash macs, and haven't every really used one, they used it in school twice and decided it sucked, thats who I dislike, but also, Macs are better, is an opinion, not neccessarily a fact.

     27 September 2002, 20:42 GMT


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I've used macs quite a bit (I've windows more, but still), and I think that Windows, IMHO is better. It's probably because I'm accustomed to it and all, but it seems easier. Besides, I like how almost all software is compatible with windows vs. other OSes.

     28 September 2002, 00:25 GMT


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yeah, I have to use a Mac for all stuff at school (my laptop can't print out at school) and I can't stand not beig able to switch windows with a tascbar. you have to go through all this colapsing and expandig and it takes like an hour and I'm droning on and...w00t! windows forever (XP worx!)

     30 September 2002, 21:32 GMT


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All you have to do is use the multifinder menu, the one in the upper right hand corner, if you use OS9 or before, and in OS X you can use the dock, I think it's just as easy, the taskbar gets filled up pretty quickly. You can also apple(cammand, the one with the apple and the propeller thingy) tab to switch through apps. I like Mac OS X alot more, because it is much better thought out than Windows, and Mac OS classic.
A quick way to change printers in the mac OS classic (pre OSX Releases) is:
All the printers show up on your desktop, or atleast the ones you've installed, so just control click, or right click if you have a two button mouse, on the printer icon, then choose set as default printer, or you can go to special up at the top and choose the same command.

     1 October 2002, 21:02 GMT


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Doesn't Command+Tab do the same thing Alt+Tab does in Windoze? hmm... maybe I'm mistaken...

     4 October 2002, 19:16 GMT

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stupid brit

     24 September 2002, 22:30 GMT


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Hey, at least we can spell over here (no need to simplify our words- tyre to tire, grey to gray, colour to color, and so on and so forth. At least we no longer use that daft imperial measurement system- I mean, why 12" in 1'? Madness, I tell you.

     25 September 2002, 12:20 GMT

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So, what your really saying is, your still stuck in the past, and we have modernized, I have nothing against brits, as long as they don't mess with America, color makes more sense than colour, the way we pronounce it, it should be spelled color. And yes, I do hate the damn Imperial mesurements, but I'm so used to them that going 100Km an hour is just wrong sounding, and you don't know what side of the damn road to drive on, we invented cars, there fore our standards are right, germans drive on the right, why don't you?
As I said, I have nothing against Britian, they are one of our greatest allies, the only one with enough guts to take on Saddam with us. I don't like people who trash the Mac or USA, especially the USA. Thats all, nothing personal.

     26 September 2002, 20:43 GMT


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I don't think that Britain really does want to go to war with Saddam. Maybe that's what you were told because our Prime Minister wants war, but the British people in general are heavily opposed to war.

     27 September 2002, 09:02 GMT

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I have seen the on the news, demonstrations of antiwar people in britian, I relize that made very little sense the way i phrased it. But what I was saying, is your the only other country with and guts.

     27 September 2002, 20:45 GMT

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*any guts

     27 September 2002, 20:47 GMT


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Allah bless Osama!
Jesus f_k the Pope!
List flames below!

     30 September 2002, 21:34 GMT

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</obvious_flamebait_and_or_joke>

     4 October 2002, 06:17 GMT


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     4 October 2002, 21:57 GMT


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Hey, you don't need to make fun all of americans just because one called you stupid. I get that all the time at school, and I don't care (that's probably why I get it).

The thing I don't get is: How come, in British words and stuff, there's always extra u's? Or is it just me?

     28 September 2002, 00:27 GMT


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Are you a Brit too?
We (the British) do not have extra 'u's in our words, the American language has separated and has removed what it feels are 'uneccessary' letters- like in words such as 'colour', 'favourite' etc. Interestingly, we spell a writer of books as 'author'.

     30 September 2002, 09:10 GMT

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most of those u's are extra and unneccessary (i can't spell, I know). In Author, the makes the a sound different, so it is neccessary. By the way, no hard feelings for the whole brit thing, I just don't see any reason for making fun of keyboards.

     30 September 2002, 20:53 GMT


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No, I'm american. Never even been to Europe (my dad has though).

     4 October 2002, 21:59 GMT


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Don't you wear macs when it rains and smoke fags?

     24 September 2002, 22:34 GMT


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WTF are you talking about?!?!?!?!?!

     28 September 2002, 00:28 GMT

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Mac is the abbreviation of macintosh, a type of coaty thing that you wear to keep out the rain. It is a long coat, basically. I don't smoke, but he seems to be looking at the idea of a shady character (a private eye or someone) lurking in the rain having a concealed smoke.

     30 September 2002, 15:31 GMT


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I see now

     4 October 2002, 22:00 GMT


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And a fag is a cigarette. Don't ask me why, I'm American. I wouldn't know.

     4 October 2002, 06:18 GMT


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Probably never would have guessed it meant that over there.

     4 October 2002, 22:00 GMT


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Sux heiarchy:
MacOS
Win3.1
WinME
TI-OS 82/83
Win95
TI-OS 85/86
TI-OS 89/92
TI-OS V200
Win98
Win2000
WinXP
Linux
w00t!
DOS
DOS rulz! Use DOS! w00t! is g00d! use w00t!

     23 September 2002, 17:53 GMT


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And you flip it over, and you have my hierchy!

     23 September 2002, 20:36 GMT

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*Sigh* Yes, that would be yours.

     24 September 2002, 17:55 GMT


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Except move linux up and Ti OS's down

     24 September 2002, 22:38 GMT

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i got the bsod in XP...

     21 September 2002, 02:01 GMT


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The BSOD in NT based kernels is different to that in Win9x- it has happened twice to me. Once when installing Win2K off a duff disk, and now every tim I shut down. It is a blue screen with little white letters in the top left, saying:

***STOP: UNEXPECTED KERNEL_TRAP_MODE 0x000000F (0x00000000,0x00000008,0x000000000)
Starting Dump of Physical Memory...
64k Dump completed

I used to have it configured to the default settings, so that in the case of a system failure the PC would re-boot. Useful if it crashes whilst shutting down. (Think about it).

     21 September 2002, 09:17 GMT

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Anyway, Windows is (in my opinion) the best OS around as such. Apple Mac OS is ugly, Linux is ...well... just rubbish (it really inspires confidence in me to know that (should I be running Linux) it was written by a bunch of people just to give away- how buggy is it? All that rubbish with specifying stuff like monitor refresh rates!). Unix- not really the stuff for my PC, DOS (yay) is only good for gibbing and fragging in the old classics, and RiscOS (which is excellent) has fairly limited support and requires special hardware.
Micro$oft? No. Windows? Yes. (Only versions Win95, Win2K, WinNT, NOT 98 or XP).

     21 September 2002, 10:26 GMT


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If you think mac is ugly, you obviously have bad taste, Windows is most hideous Piece of Crap out there, and it sucks, most people only use it, because the morons at best buy don't know how to sell anything but Windows Machines. Linux, is far superior to Windows, it is not rubish, it happens to be Microsucks biggest fear right now. They are losing more ground to it than ever before. so before you make assinine comments, think.
And give the finger to Gates for me.

     22 September 2002, 16:50 GMT

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I know we've been through this conversation many times before, but Linux really doesn't have all that much on Windows. It just depends on the way you look at it. Windows has a hello of a lot more software, and Linux barely has any software. And from your point, Linux never crashes, vs. Windows does. To say one is better than the other is really ignorant to anyone else's opinions. (You can flame me if you want ;-))

     22 September 2002, 21:27 GMT


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You have good points on what windows has on Linux, and what linux has on Windows, but I don't like the ingnorant comment. I'LL CRUSH YOU WITH MY TANK!!

     22 September 2002, 23:52 GMT

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Your tank?
Use RiscOS! Long live the Red Squirrel (and kill that stupid penguin!)

www.riscos.org

     23 September 2002, 12:15 GMT


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<groan>
Not another OS!

     23 September 2002, 22:13 GMT


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What do you mean, 'not another OS'?
<boring historical note>RiscOS was the first real Operating System to use a proper GUI like the ones we know and love today. RiscOS 3, the most famous, was released in 1992 and featured things like windows, a taskbar, a pointer, and menus. It had a graphical filing system (you dragged an icon of your file to the folder). It ran on old Acorn Archimedes. This new version looks much better than the original- it has more than 16 colours</boring historical note>

     25 September 2002, 09:23 GMT


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So, what your saying is, Windows copied not only the Mac, but later on, it also copied Risc, wow, gates is so unoriginal.
In my opinion, Risc OS isn't all that old for a graphical OS, granted linux came out in 94, I think it was then, if not then, then around that time. Mac OS came out in 84, and Windows came out shortly there after. But way before them, back in like 76, Xerox came out with the first truly graphical OS, I forgot what it was called, but no one used it, so they gave up, then Apple started the Mac project in 82, and Microsoft started the windows project shortly there after.
So, even though 92 may seem old, its not really an old GUI OS, but cool to find out what Risc OS is anyways, I hadn't ever heard of it before.

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Acorn Computers didn't really make a big hit in America (even though they did print American manuals, with altered spellings). It is a shame as the old Archimedes had quite a few features of the modern PC- sound card, CD-ROM, built-in midi, graphical OS, three-button mouse etc. They were ugly by the standards of today- plain white boxes (even the mouse was a white box with three rectangular buttons!). Acorn also made BBC Micro computers, and then switched to making Psion handhelds (yes, they are made by a branch of Acorn) and have recently switched to making the Symbian OS found on some ultra-modern mobile telephones. We had three Archimedes at my old school- two with green screens, one with a full colour screen. We also had 20+ Beebs. The sad thing is that I think they burned the lot! We used one of the Archimedes as a file server on a network, to which all the Beebs were connected. On a semi-calculator related note- the BBC Micro had an expansion bus, known as the 'tube', to which could be plugged in a z80 microprocessor to increase the processing power.

     27 September 2002, 09:10 GMT


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Alright, that scared me more than you'll ever believe.

Now, to enlighten everybody...

YAY FOR MICROSOFT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

     28 September 2002, 00:31 GMT


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boring hist note, MACOS gui was copied from the xerox computer thingy, so macos gui was a copy!

And windows has a compleatly diffrent gui, even windows 1.0 had a diffrent one

     28 September 2002, 01:26 GMT

Poopy, the subject is too long--p00p!
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They copied from a xerox? They make photocopies... lol

     28 September 2002, 20:52 GMT

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boring historical note
Mac OS was very different from the Xerox os, but similarities can be found, because many of the Mac OS programmers were from the xerox os program, but the two OS's look very different. Windows 1-3.1 look disturbinly close, but not quite as nice (in my opinion), to Mac os 1.0-4.5.
You completely misread my other post, and also, you probably haven't ever seen a screenshot of the Xerox OS.

     30 September 2002, 21:00 GMT

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I think there is a screen shot of it at lowendmac.com

     30 September 2002, 21:04 GMT


Xerox
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What's really funny is that there's a folder named 'xerox' built into Windows XP. It contains one folder... which contains no files.
c:\Program Files\xerox\nwwia\
or whatever. heh.

     4 October 2002, 06:23 GMT


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ac  Account Info

Interesting signiture...
what happend to the g00d! old days when people ended comments with w00t!?
w00t!

     23 September 2002, 18:00 GMT


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Yes, I give Bill Gate$ the finger. No, I don't think Windows sux. In fact, you suck!!!! iMacs suck! Who the hello wants to use a mouse that has only one button. IT SUX!

     24 September 2002, 17:58 GMT

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You suck, iMacs rule, my mouse has two buttons, and here, if it didn't, I could just control click, you know how hard that is.

     24 September 2002, 21:24 GMT


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But still give gates the finger for me!

     24 September 2002, 22:43 GMT


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I think that the iMac is horribly ugly, and the hockey-puck mouse is terrible. We don't really want computers to look nice! They are just a device for using for work or entertainment! My PC is just the usual flat off-white box with a monitor on top and a comfy keyboard with a nice three-buttoned mouse. The keyboard and box are HP, the mouse is Genius and the monitor is a Viglen. It is, without a doubt, ugly. But it works, and the OS (Win2k) looks quite nice- it is clear, uncluttered, and the 'boring' and non-swish look of the GUI means that it runs cleanly on my ancient P166. (Though I like the shadow on the mouse). I believe that we should judge an OS on what we use it for- Linux, in my opinion, is generally quite useless- there is little software support, and Gnome is cluttered and overly intensive on the hardware. However, if I was to run a web server, I might use Linux due to its reliability. It is what I want the computer to do that alters my choice of OS. That is why I use Win2k on my machine- it offers a solid, clear platform for maximum compatibility. I run games in MS-DOS, for the speed. I would never think of using a Mac, as I can do all that I need on a PC. I support RiscOS due to the cheapness of the machines required to run it (64bit processing too, Intel StrongARM) and the control you can take over the resources for applications. So, you might like Macs 'because they look nice', but I'll stick with Windows because it's fine for me.

     30 September 2002, 15:43 GMT


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I enjoy my "ugly" Mac OS (I think its the nicest loking one out there, but..), you can use your Win 2K setup, atleast its not XP, as that OS sucks, 2K is probably the best Windows to date, but we no longer have hockey puck mice, thank god, as I hated that little round son of a bitch, it was so unconfortable, but my one button mouse is really quite comfortable, even though I bought a two button optical mouse, because it is easier. Linux is rather useless to most people, as it only does what windows does, not even everything that windows does, has a horribly cluttered GUI, and has limited support, but thats what you get from an opensource GUI. It is however, a more powerful, better thought out OS over all, its terminal is far more powerful than DOS. I like the Mac OS because of its flexibility, speed, style, stability, and hardware. It also works all the time, the only program that ever crashes on me is IE, but that is microsofts fault, so use your PC, it sure is cheaper, but don't bash something you don't use, and obviously haven't used in a few years, we got rid of the damn hockey puck 2 years ago. alright, thats it. Oh yeah, Macs can do anything a windows can do, just with fewer problems, and games, fewer games, but I have a PS2 for that.

     30 September 2002, 21:13 GMT


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Gaaa! I like XP! Win 3.1 sux! Jeez, get it straight! Hey, I 'we' don't have hockey puck mice any more, why does this piece of s_t school computer have one? w00t!

     30 September 2002, 21:39 GMT


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All school computers suck, Mac or Windows, they buy outdated crap. The iMacs at my school have hockey pucks too, but its cause their old. The windows machines at school always crash, and never work. Thats not where I formed my opinion of windows sucking, I happen to own a compaq. All school computers suck, and if I had based my opinion of windows and dell on what the school has, I would think they are completely worthless, but I actually used windows, so my opinion was formed outside of school. Dell is a great computer company, they make nice machines, just if they ran Linux, they'd be awesome. Most of yalls opinions about Macs were formed at school, all school computers suck!

     1 October 2002, 21:12 GMT


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We get a new batch of PCs every year. This year we have P4s (1.8GHz) with 512MB RAM and 15" TFT displays. These computers are actually really good (even though they run Win98--Gaaahh!). They build them here themselves. I have access to a room called the APR (Advanced Projects Room) where we have knocked together some pretty decent Win2K Machines hooked up to a Win2K Advanced Server. We also have one (rarely used) Linux box that we are making into a dual-boot Windows2K Machine. Some other machines have dual boot with XP on them. All in all, it is a pretty 'l33t' room.

     2 October 2002, 09:24 GMT


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OK... Windows 98 is a very popular OS among programmers (other than Linux or BSD), since it is among the fastest and more (not most) stable Windows-based OSes around. I used it for a while instead of XP, because XP didn't like my hardware...

     4 October 2002, 19:19 GMT


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Gaaaaah! How can you say that Win98 is FAST!!?! It is the slowest Windows ever! Win95 or 3.1 are the fastest, then 2K, then XP, then (miles away) 98.
I hate it!

     5 October 2002, 09:15 GMT


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Duff disk? You mean boot disk?

     4 October 2002, 19:16 GMT


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Yes, but it usually indicates that there has been some PHYSICAL device failure. For example, the first time I got it was when the disk controller on one of my hard drives shorted out. That was NOT fun.

     21 September 2002, 17:27 GMT


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Mine occasionally (and randomly) dies due to a problem with the date-stamping of the file 'Fastfat.sys'. Is that something to be concerned about? It only happens when booting, just after the 'preparing network connections' message.

     22 September 2002, 12:21 GMT


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I've never heard of 'fastfat.sys', though it almost certainly has something to do with fast file operations using the FAT file system. Maybe your hard disk isn't fast enough to use fastfat... I dunno. I have no idea what I'm blathering on about.

     4 October 2002, 19:21 GMT


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No they don't! They suxx0rs!

Here's a poem about me:

I think I r0xx0r,
but I get beat up by j0xx0rs.
All of them suxx0rs,
'cuz I get shoved in l0xx0rs! w00t!

     21 September 2002, 18:16 GMT


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101z0rz

     22 September 2002, 06:34 GMT


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y101 rocks!
Disorientation 2K2
(see link)

     22 September 2002, 16:52 GMT


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The j0xx0rs are the 3n3mi3s of the g33ks!

     22 September 2002, 18:19 GMT


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Only ticalc.org...

     23 September 2002, 18:01 GMT


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But j0xx0rs beat me up and shove me in l0xx0rs!

-w00t!

     23 September 2002, 22:14 GMT

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Only ticalc.org...

     24 September 2002, 17:59 GMT

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<drives by in tank>
I'll take care of those stupid jocks for you!
<drives to locker room and crushes whole fottball team, just coming back in from practice>
[No_one]
THANK YOU, Your my hero!
[Polar]
No prob, Crush the jocks!

     24 September 2002, 21:26 GMT


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LOL New Mario game--save the princess from the j0xx0rs!

     25 September 2002, 00:07 GMT


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LOL!

     30 September 2002, 21:40 GMT


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Crushing is so much fun, even if it is imaginary.
Do you really have that big of a problem with jocks? No one ever picks on me cause I like my Ti, but then again, I'm a whole fott taller than them!

     24 September 2002, 21:27 GMT

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*foot

     24 September 2002, 22:46 GMT


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Only certain ones... everybody else likes me (especially the girls) because I can show off my calc-skills (yes, I can impress people with BASIC, which is scary). I made a prog of a stick figure shooting another one in BASIC. Not too exciting. ;) Oh yeah, I provide games for all the peoples out there with calcs. *cry* no one has a TI-82... except no_one!

     25 September 2002, 00:10 GMT

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Pick me!!! Pick me!!!
Personally, i think it would be a pain in the arse to shove someone into a locker, because you'd have to unlock it first.
JOCK: OK! That's it! I'm shoving you into a locker!
NO_ONE: NO! Please NO! I'll give you an 82 program!
JOCK: No thanks, Fred (except without the Fred part). Please wait here for a little while
*JOCK scrambles to unlock locker. locker is jammed*
JOCK: Any minute now
*NO_ONE waits patiently as JOCK tries another locker*
JOCK: Got it!
NO_ONE: YAY! w00t! Oh shishkabob! That's not a g00d thing!
*JOCK shoves NO_ONE into locker but the stuff in the locker prevents him from fitting in*

Tune in next week to see what NO_ONE does! (cause I gotta go to bed!)

     25 September 2002, 03:16 GMT

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Intermission!

<Kung Pow Intermission>
Go buy some snacks maybe a carbonated soda!
I hope they have ICEES!
I have chosen the large tub.
My nibbles look like Milk Duds!
I've got some great butter for your popcorn, and it isn't dairy!
</Kung Pow Intermission>

     28 September 2002, 00:35 GMT


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The word is 'nipples', not 'nibbles.'

     4 October 2002, 20:25 GMT


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d'oh! 00ps! p00p!

     4 October 2002, 22:02 GMT


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LOL!

     30 September 2002, 21:42 GMT


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My hair, is what chicks like, not my calc.

     26 September 2002, 20:56 GMT


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I just get ignored by everyone (*sigh*)
That is until I made some Anti-Mac and Anti-American-keyboard-layout comments on this board.
Maybe I should insult people to get some response from them (in real life, not on these boards).

     27 September 2002, 09:13 GMT


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But then you'll get beat up my j0xx0rs and shoved in l0xx0rs!

Actually, I think my problem is that I don't stick up for myself too often. When someone pushes me or something, I just walk away, and that makes me more vunerable for them to do it again. I think I freaked out one kid when I spun around and got ready to punch him. He wasn't expecting that! w00t!

     28 September 2002, 00:37 GMT


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a) There are no j0xx0rs in my school.
b) I am too tall to fit in the l0xx0rs.

WTF is a j0xx0r?
We have pikes here (pronounced pie-keys). The come from state schools because they envy us private school kids (or just want our money).

     30 September 2002, 15:46 GMT


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j0xx0rs are jocks, you know, like football players, nm, you call soccer footbal, but you know what american football is.
Are pikes like poor white trash?
I happen to be from an affluent family, but I go to state school, because it is perfectly fine, but then again, I don't go hang out with private school kids just for their money.

     30 September 2002, 21:18 GMT


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Soccer is a game played at the world cup, also known as football. Rugby is similar to *your* football (without the protective clothing). I could never understand a sport where getting crushed is part of the game (I switched to cross country)...

     1 October 2002, 09:16 GMT


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I know what soccer is, thank you. I also know what Rugby is, thank you. I understand football, its alot of fun. Golf is the best sport, I don't like cross-country, but alot of people do, so ok. I just don't think that running is much fun.

     1 October 2002, 21:21 GMT


.
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But Soccer is the best! (or European football, if you prefer)

     4 October 2002, 22:04 GMT


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ID 101. w0w

     22 September 2002, 06:33 GMT


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Tijl Coosemans

Try VTICapture or something. If I remember correctly it worked perfect on win2k. It has quite a bit more options too.

     23 September 2002, 19:48 GMT


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Yeah, I have both, but the thing that suxx0rs, is it STILL doesn't support the new skins...

BUT, thanks for Michal V, he informed me that you can just turn the skin off and it will work fine. :) Thanks M.V!

-w00t!

     23 September 2002, 22:15 GMT


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How did VTI get so many downloads? I don't see how that's possible, considering there so many people in the TI community, and it's understandable that it's downloading ranking is high, but I can't imagine that 250,009 different people all have VTI on their computer. You'd think a lot of people would have to download it multiple times each day to get it that high, I'd think after a while _everybody_ would have VTI and no one would be downloading it anymore, unless there was some sort of update (which I highly doubt)

     15 September 2002, 23:13 GMT


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I think that it would be good if the stats:
counted only downloads to _unique_ users.
logged both unique and duplicate downloads (on the info page of the file)
didn't count downloads by the author.

However, you would have to be logged in to download, and that would be impractical for quick 10-minute computer usage times, and at school if they block logging in.

     15 September 2002, 23:57 GMT


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Whilst talking about file archives...
When are they going to be updated? I sent Fire Track about a week ago and it has still not been uploaded (if you want it, click on the 'Web Site' link above).

     16 September 2002, 12:18 GMT


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Whoa, I just got in...c00l! game! Nice jab! Keep up the good work! w00t! w00t!

     20 September 2002, 13:58 GMT


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Thanks, but no games for a while (A Levels, you know).
Also, I need ideas (I'm rubbish at those).
Post below!

     21 September 2002, 09:21 GMT


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We need a z80 RTS game. I tried to make one in basic (Caveman Tycoon: The Colonization of Mars) but it was way too slow. I need to learn ASM!
Also, Sqrxz could be modified and improuved (on calc level editor, etc). Keep up the good work!

     24 September 2002, 18:02 GMT


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Sorry to be stupid, but what is an RTS? Give an example of one on PC or BBC Micro and I might understand...

     24 September 2002, 18:24 GMT

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starcraft? warcraft? stuff like that

     24 September 2002, 23:24 GMT


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Nope, doesn't ring any bells...
I am, however, writing a port of a Psion game, called Stigma. Basically, it is a game in which you, a low-friction ball bearing, have to move around a course collecting smaller ball bearings. When you have done so, an exit appears and you go to the next level. What makes it hard is not falling off the track, into holes etc due to the impossibly smooth action of the ball- it accelerates quickly and doesn't really slow down!

     25 September 2002, 12:16 GMT


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You have a Psion, cool, I didn't know anyone who had one.
You haven't ever heard of Starcraft of Warcraft, those are only the best games ever, I still play starcraft six years after it came out, and it still has good graphics! Buy it, download it, just get it, I is the best game ever!

     26 September 2002, 20:59 GMT

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I don't have a Psion, but I have a friend who has a 3mx. He liked the game on it, so asked me to port the game.

     27 September 2002, 09:15 GMT


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o, still sounds like a cool game

     27 September 2002, 20:51 GMT


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Anyone know where I can download Starcraft full version? Got the demo, but...
w00t!

     3 October 2002, 23:08 GMT


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Dune 2, Age of Empires, Command and Conquer,

WARCRAFT IIIWARCRAFT IIIWARCRAFT IIIWARCRAFT IIIWARCRAFT IIIWARCRAFT IIIWARCRAFT IIIWARCRAFT IIIWARCRAFT IIIWARCRAFT IIIWARCRAFT IIIWARCRAFT IIIWARCRAFT IIIWARCRAFT IIIWARCRAFT IIIWARCRAFT IIIWARCRAFT IIIWARCRAFT IIIWARCRAFT IIIWARCRAFT IIIWARCRAFT III

     30 September 2002, 21:45 GMT


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Still doesn't ring any bells...

     30 September 2002, 23:16 GMT


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Oh yes, seen Command and Conquer.
(Prepares for a flaming...)
Didn't think much of it- I prefer Quake.

     1 October 2002, 09:18 GMT


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Incoming flame!
Command and Conquer is the worst RTS game of all time. A good one is...WARCRAFT III!

     1 October 2002, 13:55 GMT


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Command and Conquer is awesome, expecially renegade, but they are exceptionally easy. Starcraft is the best game ever! Warcraft III is the second best ever!

     1 October 2002, 21:26 GMT


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HEY...for once, I sort-of agree with you. Never played Starcraft, but I love Warcraft III. When I said C&C sux, I meant the original, not Red Alert (II (Yuri's Revenge)) or Tiberian Sun, which I like. I want C&C Renegade soooooo much.
w00t!

     2 October 2002, 00:05 GMT

Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
no_one_2000_  Account Info
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Um, can anyone tell me why my TI-82 ASM game I'm working on keeps giving me weird stuff in VTI? I haven't send it to my calculator because the results are really freaky from VTI. I checked the code a million times, I can't see what's wrong with it.

The things that have gone wrong with it are: random displayage of text, random pixels here and there, a weird situation where my calculator changed to a royal blue color and started blinking, text that looks like it came from the ROM scrolling down (ex. "MEMORY" "CHECK MEM" "DELETE" "RESET") and other weird stuff... I have the code and program if anyone is interested.

     15 September 2002, 23:05 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
benryves Account Info
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It might just be a glitch in VTI- VTI has quite a few of those, but is still an amazing program to use.

     16 September 2002, 09:23 GMT


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Chickendude  Account Info
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Did you make sure that all your text things are null terminated? That's all I can think of. The source could help, though.

     16 September 2002, 23:26 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
no_one_2000_  Account Info
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Yes, I only have one string for the title. Alright, I'll try to find some way to get the code on here... can't display it in a message, because it's too long...

     17 September 2002, 21:49 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
no_one_2000_  Account Info
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Alright, I'll e-mail the code to whoever wants it, does anyone care to take a look?

(In case you're wondering what the code is supposed to do.. . the smiley face 8x8 sprite moves around with the arrow keys. There is a arrow 8x8 sprite that is _supposed_ to move to the right, and the smiley guy is supposed to dodge it (there will be 3 other arrows plus more in the future once I get it working). If you hit GRAPH (this is just for testing), then the smiley man is supposed to move onto the exact coordinates of the arrow, and that's where the calculator always crashes/freezes and makes really weird stuff display on the screen. I tried expirementing to try to find the error, but i couldn't. :( Okay, that's it really)

     17 September 2002, 21:55 GMT


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Chickendude  Account Info
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I'll look at it!

     20 September 2002, 23:23 GMT


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garyanddepleatedteamup  Account Info

CHICKENDUDE!!! WE NEED NEWS!!!

     21 September 2002, 03:44 GMT


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Chickendude  Account Info
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huh?

     21 September 2002, 16:34 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
no_one_2000_  Account Info
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Huh? Anyway, I'll send it to you :) Anyone else? lol

     21 September 2002, 18:19 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
no_one_2000_  Account Info
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(to garyanddepleateduraniumteamup or whatever you are...)

343GuiltySpark is the one with the news...

     23 September 2002, 22:17 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
garyanddepleatedteamup  Account Info

aww man, i want chickendude news!

     24 September 2002, 23:25 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
no_one_2000_  Account Info
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*garyanddepleatedteamup organizes a mob*

Mob: WE WANT CHICKENDUDE NEWS! WE WANT CHICKENDUDE NEWS! ...

     25 September 2002, 00:12 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
343GuiltySpark  Account Info
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*dramatic music plays* (Click link above for the music)
Welcome to another episode of the GuiltySpark News!
A heated argument over the best OS has broken out on the Ticalc.org forums, with PolarDPres leading the Mac supporters and virtually everyone else supporting some other OS, be it WIndows, DOS, Linux, or RiscOS.

garyanddepleatedteamup has organized a mob to force Chickendude to start the Chickendude News ... I don't like the sound of that, looks like it might get violent. Anyway, stay tuned for the next episode of the GuiltySpark News! Brought to you by 343GuiltySpark, your friendly local newscaster.

     25 September 2002, 01:37 GMT

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benryves Account Info
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Yay RiscOS!

     25 September 2002, 12:26 GMT


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PolarDPres  Account Info
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I like linux too, its a great OS.
Where are all the other mac supporters here, I know more than just Harper and I use macs, so post please, Fight Back For the MAC!

Thanks to RCT for putting a Mac section on his site, granted its currently empty, atleast he knows other people do use and love thier macs!

     26 September 2002, 21:04 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
no_one_2000_  Account Info
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I'm a member of calcsoft too! w00t! We are l33t! I really like the php on the site. esweecoo (think that's who did it) did a good job!

     28 September 2002, 00:42 GMT


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Virtual TI breaks quarter mil
garyanddepleatedteamup  Account Info

ME TOO! IM GONNA DO PHP AND CGI STUFF!!!!!

     28 September 2002, 01:34 GMT

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no_one_2000_  Account Info
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php is g00d! and so is cgi

     28 September 2002, 20:53 GMT

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no_one_2000_  Account Info
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You're a member too?

     28 September 2002, 20:54 GMT


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PolarDPres  Account Info
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I put PHP on my site, but 0catch doesn't support it, so it doesn't work yet, but 0catch sucks, my site was down for like 5 days, does anyone know of a free hosting site that supports PHP?

     30 September 2002, 21:22 GMT

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benryves Account Info
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My hosting service cannot handle cgi :(
But be prepared for some funky scripts! (DHTML)

     3 October 2002, 09:23 GMT