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12:03 AM
Q: Fallout 4 Factions: Railroad and Brotherhood-Please Help!

user179412At first I joined the Railroad. I have two characters, one of them is with the Brotherhood, the other one is with the Railroad because I just wanted to see what it is like, but I couldn't resist the Brotherhood and I went to join the Brotherhood during the quest "The Molecular Level" was active ...

@Avery Except you don't have a permit to work there, and are also a minor, which is likely to make things trickier. But you never know until you try :)
@Avery Do it, and secretly lead a team to clean Steam of asset flips.
@Ash work permit is easy when/if I get accepted asylum. Being a minor might cause issues after that but yeah, never know until you try.
Possibly, I don't know a whole lot about the American system
but I honestly don't see them hiring a minor for this sort of thing
(and honestly if it's likely any of my support jobs, or people I've known in similar roles....it will not be an easy job to do, or to get into)
12:15 AM
And we are talking about Valve, big companies like that dont let everyone in
Yeah, they're going to be even more selective than other CSR/support style things
Unless you aim for a indie studio or simply a small studio, you dont have a lot of chances. Better work your way up there
CSR is not for the timid
a great many of the CSRs I know are high functioning alcoholics
@WorldEngineer nods Same
(well, I'm not, but I know many who are)
For example, I am a web developper, im just starting my career and building "small" websites for companies and malls. I want to be a full stack developper in a web app company, but I have to work my way there
12:19 AM
or potheads or insert drug of choice into orifice of choice
Support will suck your soul out. It just does.
Oh yeah, customer support will make you dead inside
Three Words: Old White Ladies
@WorldEngineer noooooooooope. They're the worst. Worse than old farmer men.
@TheBird956 I make this face EVERY DAY at work :D
12:20 AM
But french people are generally the worst (french from France, I am a french canadian and people are nicer here)
@Ash Me tooooooooo!
@TheBird956 Luckily I only do local support, my company is very small and we only do internet for a very specific part of Southern Ontario
I mean it's not the bestest thing but it could be a hell of a lot worse
I got one customer who is french and he makes my life a living hell
Anyway, not gonna get into more details than that
haha yeah, anyone who works any sort of support has "those people" who call and you're just like "please not me pick anyone but me" :P
(I suspect that's true of any customer facing job though :P)
I could never do this job
I'd fire 80% of the customers
and hate the other 20%
12:24 AM
Sometimes you just have to
have to fire them?
Even if you hate them, they bring money on
Lol no
You have to keep them
@badp You kinda get used to people, and you stop like...internalizing it after a while
fire all of the people, they're awful, and people
(My sportsbook job really kinda hammered that in)
12:26 AM
I worked at shoppers drug mart (a drug store) for two years in a mall, people were ok. I have my web developement and hosting startup and it can be hell with some people
@TheBird956 hi I pressed delete account and it said it couldn't be undone can you undo it
its funny because it happens
People should need to pass a test to go on internet
There would be so much less security issues and 9 years old trolls
But at the same time, its what makes the internet a magical place
@TheBird956 I want to extend that to having a computer in general
@TheBird956 ah, the grand old days of the CRT
12:33 AM
@Ash i would say to extend that to living but then we begin crossing over to genocide and anarchy
How I don't miss hauling them around
I had a Dell one, it died 4 years ago. I was really sad...
@Ash normally I wouldn't apply. But knowing how valve's company culture I might bite the bullet
It turned off in front of me, telling me its last words
@TheBird956 XP OS?
12:34 AM
(I know hella much about valve's inner workings and stuff, also sts and stuff)
@Memor-X CRT monitor
@TheBird956 This makes me laugh, a lot.
@TheBird956 i'm asking about the OS of the computer the CRT was connected to
@TheBird956 the variant where he just stares at the wall afterwards is better
@Memor-X Windows 95/98
12:35 AM
@Memor-X No, not XP. 95, I think
maybe 2000
but this works too
maybe ME
It had XP at first. I lent it to someone and he destroyed the hard drive. Switched to Win7
I see XP all the time (because oh man so many people use it still)
12:36 AM
XP was great at the time
it's garbage now
Oh yeah
if it was XP then it probably wasn't the CRT that died but XP Herself
This is sad
@Memor-X except it isn't dead, people still use it despite it being like end of life or whatever
12:37 AM
@Memor-X what's with the panda
Nah it really was the CRT. I had two monitors (the other one was LED) and only that one died
Security models aside, the fact that it doesn't support multicore architecture is a huge issue
XP is still everywhere in companies where they use legacy software
@Ash I wish it was dead.There'd be a lot less people using old version sof IE.
I know, right?
@TheBird956 Or old people who don't want to change anything ever
12:38 AM
Thank god we dropped IE8 compatibility at work
@Ash Old people are the worst (cc @Sterno)
Its not that old people dont want change, its mostly that they do not know it exists
Upgrades to win 10 Aaaaarg!!! A virus on my computer!!! Better call my grandson
@TheBird956 No, they know it exists, it just doesn't matter to them.
The old people not upgrading probably just use it for email, internet, and solitaire. Not ahuge need for them to upgrade.
Plus fixed income and what not
i think yall underestimate how difficult (read expensive) it is to retrain people who are not good with computers to use a new OS
@GodEmperorDune I don't, I am an ACMT
12:41 AM
@GodEmperorDune Thats true
@GodEmperorDune Oh no I know full well, its TERRIFYING
There was big changes after WinXP, but after that a lot of stuff stayed the same
@WorldEngineer *y'all minus @WorldEngineer and @ash
also retraining Cell Phones is a godawful nightmare
@badp not sure. i assume it it's some sort of analogy to software, like when she falls over because of Blue Screen
12:42 AM
like so much worse than PCs
@WorldEngineer Yesssss, it's terrible
@GodEmperorDune Very true. Easy for us to forget as people who have grown up with PCs and use them on a regular basis.
Oh god yeah
iPhone changes 2 icons = whole worlds goes mad
(I'd give just about anything to have email setup work THE SAME on all things ever)
12:42 AM
I switched to a Xperia from an iPhone and I was completly lost
@Wipqozn like the dropdown icon changed on the bank's website and my mother in law DID NOT KNOW WHERE HER ACCOUNTS WENT
Lool really?
@GodEmperorDune Oh, yeah, I see stuff like this ALL THE TIME
@TheBird956 yes
we changed our work site, so the webmail moved to a different spot and people LOST THEIR MINDS
they were convinced that we shut down their email
12:44 AM
Why not setup a redirect?
she could not figure out how to switch between accounts until my sister in law showed her several times
@TheBird956 because the URL didn't change?
Just where the icon was
Basically, this is how you do support - assume you are talking to someone who has never seen a computer ever. Start that way, adjust as they mention things that make them sound like they know thins
@GodEmperorDune well maybe if they didn't change everything. the other day i swapped my mum's old crapping Windows 7 machine (problems with the machine not the OS) to her new Windows 10 Laptop.....to turn it off she just pressed the power button because she couldn't find how to turn it off based off what she remembered from Windows 7 and realized it didn't turn it off. the laptop was "locked" (there's no password so is it really locked) the entire day until i showed her how to turn it off
12:46 AM
@Memor-X the main thing here is that if you learn to use a computer by memorizing UI, you get lost when the UI changes
@GodEmperorDune Yep.
@GodEmperorDune Thing is UI is made to make things easier, so its only logical to remember the UI if you dont know a lot about computers
it's not "find the login box and type password", it's "top box is uername, bottom box is password... ZOMG they're side by side now?!"
@TheBird956 which people generally don't
@GodEmperorDune well if she was looking for the power icon in the start menu rather than the word "shutdown" then yeh....but imagine if it was Windows 8 where the shutdown is located in Control Panel
12:47 AM
@GodEmperorDune Yep. that's a thing
i mean i use computers all the time and the differences between server 2008 and 2012 still throw me
@GodEmperorDune I am constantly using tech and when my phone went to...whatever is the most recent dessert Android, and changed some things, I was lost
(I mean heck ask @WorldEngineer how many times I've hung up on them/struggled with answering the phone because it's a swipe up instead of across now...(the answer is "more often than I should"))
phone stuff is the worst. apple likes to move settings around and it seems i fall into the subset of users who use features that the rest of the world doesn't so my stuff is always getting moved around or silently removed
like when they decided to go with heart or not instead of 5 star rating scale... so they removed the ability to rate songs on your phone with stars
heart or not is the worst precision
But it is the simplest thing to do
But not the best
if you never could rate songs with stars on iphone i would understand why they didn't add it, but this was an existing feature that they took away
12:55 AM
@GodEmperorDune That's so weird
(and added back several versions later through a very strange series of gestures)
it used to be tap on the title and ratings popped up, then tap the star
now its hit some hamburger menu and go to rating
so annoying
That's just ridiculous
Q: As an American, if I preorder the Nintendo Switch in the UK and ship it here, what will be different?

udra.yertJust curious if I could have a buddy in London preorder and freight it back to me in California when he got it. Not sure what's different from the UK version and US version (specifically the Nintendo Switch and The Legend of Zelda - Breath of the Wild). As far as I see it, I'd just pay $349.68(£2...

1:27 AM
Q: how to fix minecraft crashing when you try to install the version (1.2.5, 1.11, etc)

Elliott JewellEvery time I try to install 1.2.5 or the latest version of Minecraft, the launcher crashes.

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2:50 AM
Q: Arkham City Installation stuck

Shadow_SphynxWhile installing Arkham City the game setup always gets stuck at a particular spot and remains like that. Its says: Please wait while Windows configures Batman: Arkham City GOTY What can I do?

Q: GTA 5 LCN stock exchange not working

Boombostick123I was buying stocks on the LCN stock exchange and i bought shares BUT when I bought the shares and finished the process it said that my portfolio is empty and i just wasted 30 million. What the hell happend?????!!!!

Hmm... do I want to pre-order the Switch Pro Controller?
3:04 AM
Q: How do I make a command block teleport 2 specific people but only when they are in range?

199dirtriderI am trying to set a command that only teleports 2 specific players when they are in a certain radius. It should teleport the players Supernova186 and Creeperface1016 to 323 5 81 but, only when they are 10 blocks near it. Every attempt I do it says please specify the player, and when I do it does...

Q: How do I load a previous non-dedicated multiplayer session in ARK?

David SmithARK has a non-dedicated multiplayer session, which allows you to host a server and play at the same time, along with a friend. When you start one of these sessions, and then 'quit', it never asks you to save. After quitting, how do you restore the non-dedicated multiplayer session again, with the...

@Yuuki what benefits are there?
3:15 AM
@Memor-X It's basically like a classic controller.
@Yuuki i thought switch controllers were already looking like classic NES controllers.....unless that's not what you mean by classic controllers
assuming that the d-pad becomes the left 4 buttons and it can still connect when portable then i'd probably buy it
Oh, while we're discussing pre-orders... Bridge, you were unsuccessful in talking me out of the Horizon: Zero Dawn collector's edition, so now I have to find room for a damn statue. :P
@Fluttershy shame on anyone who tried. always good to have a statue
3:21 AM
It's such a pretty statue.
i still got to find room for my Assassin's Creed Syndicate and Witcher 3 Statues, they boht drawf my Madoka-kami Figure
@Fluttershy Oh no don't do it
I wonder if that game will wind up being any good
@Wipqozn Done did it. Like a week ago. I just forgot to mention it.
@Fluttershy You could probably cancel it
assuming you got it on amazon
@Wipqozn Probably could, but I'm not gonna. :D I need that statue in my life.
3:24 AM
@Fluttershy Oh well okay
3:56 AM
This is one of the Square Enix Collective projects
4:22 AM

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@Lazers2.0 ANGRY SPAM SHOUTING!!!!1!
5:07 AM
Q: How do I beat Hino-Enma?

VemonusI was able to beat the first two bosses pretty simply, but the third boss has been absolutely wrecking me repeatedly and I haven't been able to get more than a few hits in before getting paralyzed, which leads to my quick death. For anyone interested in how quick I mean, I've recorded videos of ...

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8:06 AM
Morning chat
It is currently cold outside
This has the disadvantage that it's also really cold inside at work
I do not like this
@KevinvanderVelden It's not in here, and that's surprising, since it is cold outside.
Can I come to your place and get some warm?
Wait, it'd be more efficient if I just took @PrivatePansy's warm
He has plenty
I would send it to you in a bottle, but I'm afraid the bottle isn't big enough
8:15 AM
I don't need all of it, just some of it
@KevinvanderVelden Sure, there is a spot left for an extra dev.
Hmm but this place has snacks
Also: Isn't an 2 hour or so drive
@KevinvanderVelden In the morning? Yea, you have to get past antwerp, so it's significantly worse.
@KevinvanderVelden wut
8:22 AM
I thought it needed to be shared here
> My mom works in IT management and she was horrified when I told her about Dad's plan to quit his job for this.
listen to your mom kid
also "assassin's creed but you don't kill anyone" so... wut
i don't understand this game idea on so many levels
like are you trying to see how many different groups you could offend?
@GodEmperorDune That's all it would do. There is exactly 0% chance of that game being made by any sort of major game developer.
@Arperum i mean i could see this being some flash game on a junk games site
but there's like no plot
@GodEmperorDune Yea, but no major dev.
8:27 AM
@Arperum for sure
@Arperum there is even less chance of anyone paying for such an idea
no one would want to be associated with your "embellish stereotypes gun"
actually, maybe infowars
make the gun shoot chemtrails and you have a buyer
Except that ideas aren't copyright protected so why would they pay for it?
@KevinvanderVelden yeah no one would pay for it
8:39 AM
Someone on some random twitter just notified me about the fact that XKCD is psychic (see alt-text):
2017 called, but I couldn't understand what they were saying over all the screams.
@KevinvanderVelden Indeed. So much screaming.
@KevinvanderVelden man if he wants to sell patents he needs to apply for them first
@badp game ideas aren't patentable
well that's a different problem
It's definitely not a problem =p
8:54 AM
or depending from the point of view, a yuge problem, bigly.
these SO-CALLED JUDGES keep removing enterprising AMERICANS of their SOVEREIGN RIGHT to REAP WHAT THEY SOW
if a country cannot protect their GAME IDEAS -- BIG TROUBLE!
Big increase in copycats into our market from certain countries, while our game idea guys are far more vulnerable, as we wait for what should be EASY D!
9:27 AM
easy d?
I was gonna assume he meant easy dollars
that reminds me
> "Why so surprised, America? Doonesbury has been preparing us for President Trump since 1987.” (USA Today)
9:50 AM
Q: How many bars of supply does it take to make one bar of product(cocaine)?

Tanishk LallaI just bought the business and all upgrades. So was curious to know.

Big increase in traffic into our country from certain areas, while our people are far more vulnerable, as we wait for what should be EASY D!
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Q: madden sliders and how they work

icefireI simulate all my games and just want to know how much the sliders in the game effect the outcome. In the game you can put the coaching sliders on aggressive or conservative. i haven't been able to tell if this truly changes anything. Also on defense i need to know if conservative or aggressive...

10:06 AM
@GodEmperorDune my thought to that line was "i don't think him quitring his job was the reason she was horrified"
@Wipqozn no. Did all the side missions after her plus a twilight mission but no main mission. Daughter is sick and puking and wanted me to sleep in her room so no late night gaming for me :(
Uuugh, headhunters calling during work
@KevinvanderVelden What did you tell them?
They asked me what my plans are I told them I like my job
I think they got me on file somewhere from around when I got this job
@KevinvanderVelden AH yea, that way.
if nothing else
last week tonight is back
to soothe the pain
and/or remind us that everything indeed is terrible
... how the hell am I getting a NullReferenceException on host = null;
is that supposed to be == null?
Nope, setting it to null
(it's to signal there's no host given for the request)
(or at least no valid host)
check that you aren't changing the wrong file
10:40 AM
I think I found out what the issue was, releasebuild with weird debugging data
I am seriously considering getting my gloves
@KevinvanderVelden Holy shit. That has to type difficult...
@Arperum typing with cold fingers is also hard
Also "that has to type difficult"? =p
@KevinvanderVelden SHush, monday.
11:10 AM
Q: PS4 Gameshare 3 ps4 one game

arslan baburHi guys so my question is that me my friend and my other friend we ALL WANT ONE GAME but only one friend has the money to buy the game. lets say Me,Freind 1 and Friend 2. so I have friend ones account on my ps4 as primary and he has mine but friend 2 decided to give his account to friend 1 so he...

11:38 AM
We are seeing issues with Stack Overflow traffic coming through the London Fastly PoP. We’re working with them to isolate the cause now.
11:54 AM
@OKAY,PANIC. Is it the British government trying to steal @fredley's data?
@Arperum Stage # of Brexit
Q: Buying Garry's mod on steam

user179448I never bought anything on steam. I want to but garry's mod on steam. So, after buying it on steam, do I have to buy any other game? If yes, then which one?

at this point I read so much legalese that I want to throw up
(that or I ate too much chocolate, not sure which causes it)
@Avery Why were you eating chocolate while reading legaleseN?
@Nzall because I like chocolate
Good enough for me
finally one decent system
apparently I can apply for US visa online
12:34 PM
@Sterno Well in that case I'm officially ahead of you. Although MAXIMUM RAGE afterwards. When you beat the chapter after batlady (mission 4), a side mission pops up where you fight the mission 4 boss again. However I'm 110% sure he's a crapton faster and hits harder and I may have come super close to killing him a few times only to die and oh oops! I, uh, 'dropped' my controller! silly me!
@KevinvanderVelden you mean like Haskell?
Haskell definitely can be consider a difficultly-typed language.
or like APL?
a language that is difficult to type.
@badp I dunno, I was just quoting @Arperum
Who knows what his brain came up with
> The uploader has not made this video available in your country.
@KevinvanderVelden My brain is still in weekend mode, so not really functional.
12:43 PM
@Memor-X try again next week
or seek a mirror on reddit
@badp i'll probably wait till next week
@Memor-X Where do you live? i can watch it in Belgium
Last time I had a geoblocked video, I just used a proxy
@Nzall Australia
Q: If I patch my PES2017 can I still update?

DaniloI recently bought PES2017 and there are some teams with non official uniform, I've download a patch and I would like to know if I patch it can still update it

@KevinvanderVelden I don't. I. what.
12:56 PM
Ugh, three more work weeks guys
And then what? Is that when trump looks directly at an SNL spot and fires ze missiles?
Guess who needs new id for passport?
@KevinvanderVelden no the Nintendo Switch and Breath of the Wild!
@Avery Hmmm, is it @Unionhawk?
1:03 PM
@BlueBarren oh
I may buy those in a while
I swear even simple shit is so hard
Hey to each their own
@Avery I haven't had a passport in years
what's wrong wit hthe current one ? (other than being fake?)
@Avery your cheeks need a passport?
1:19 PM
Oh hey, yesterday was the 500th day of Flint Has No Clean Water
@Unionhawk so is no one doing anything about that?
@BlueBarren well, you know, the SCROTUS is busy pissing on civil rights and immigrants
And since his choice for the EPA is planning on disbanding it
@Unionhawk Oh, British Millhouse is back
@Wipqozn In Bloodborne, how far in would you say the forest is? Forbidden Woods, I think it's called?
@BlueBarren naaaah
1:28 PM
@Fluttershy close to half way?
important reminder
everything is terrible
this has been your important reminder.
this is not fine
@badp was the reminder important or was the thing it was reminding you of important?
@KevinvanderVelden define "or"
1:29 PM
I think those two things are automatically together
@KevinvanderVelden no.
and are not mutually exclusive by definition
So at least one is true and both are the same value, got it
Packet loss on the LHR route has been routed around.
1:32 PM
Help. I need awakeness. Send help.
Coffee doesn't transport over the internet
We haven't invented Coffee over Internet Protocol
@Unionhawk Can't you send tea or something? coffee is disgusting.
1:36 PM
@Unionhawk we do have hyper text coffee pot control protocol
@KevinvanderVelden Hmmm. Blasting Arch Enemy in my ears might maybe help.
In a sorta-related note: are you going to Dynamo metal fest (eindhoven) or Into the Grave(Leeuwarden)?
both this summer.
Dunno, maybe
@KevinvanderVelden I'm volunteering on both :D
1:43 PM
> "firefly" is the opposite of "waterfall".
meanwhile in 2016 I can't even bring myself to click on the article
So however bad you thought that story would be, it's probably 43% more bad than you thought
Okay, ordered my wife a new PC and a 27" 2k monitor for Valentine's Day. Either the best husband ever or the worst. TIME WILL TELL
@Sterno I mean hey, if she doesn't want it, I'll marry you for a new PC.
I wouldn't mind having @Sterno as a sugar daddy
@Unionhawk I can't believe that's still going on.
1:52 PM
@Wipqozn Only if you watch the kids all day so I can game
@Sterno Instead of watching them can I just lock them in a room covered in soft pillows so they can't hurt themselves?
The image in my head is your kids calling him "Uncle @Wipqozn" and I just can't
Actually they'd probably still find a way
Wait nerf isn't a thing I thought it was
@Wipqozn oh cool. Okay. Thanks!
@Fluttershy you've still got a lot of game left.
So if you were hoping you were close to done for nioh, you hoped wrong
Honestly Bloodborne > Nioh anyways
1:55 PM
@Sterno dawwwwwww
@Wipqozn true
though nioh is acceptable for lack of new Soulsbourne
@Sterno Agreed. I'd certainly pick up new entries in the series too.
If they released DLC I probably wouldn't buy it though
Our software engineering intern portal is so bad
@badp It's not a happy article. Not even close. It's actually seriously depressing
> if (true)
who did this
1:59 PM
@Unionhawk git log -p -G 'if (true)'
@badp git blame

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