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3:00 PM
SimCity 4000! The last EA game I'm going to buy... until Mass Effect 8 anyway
Meh, I had sim city 4 and got tired of it
EA is just doing everything it can to piss off gamers
@BenBrocka It's ~12 years old, of course you got bored with it
The next EA games I'll buy is Battlefield 2143 and Mirrors' Edge 2.
@kalina Less than 10, actually
@BenBrocka Eventually. It is a sandbox game, of course you'll get bored of it some time
3:00 PM
I think I'm going to just stop buying EA games all together. I'm not going to give them my business.
@Wipqozn That's what I did
@YiJiang'sEvilClone while you are closer to the truth than I, you're still wrong, and that's all that matters
Battlefield 3 narked me enough with "UNLOCKZZZZZ! You want to fly? Good. Unlock flares. Then you can get enough kills to get the flares"
@YiJiang'sEvilClone release date: January 14, 2003
After they fucked over Command and Conquer, then lied to us about Origin requirements in Kingdoms of Amalur, I'm done with them
3:01 PM
@YiJiang'sEvilClone Let me tell you, we did a much better job than the Germans would've
@YiJiang'sEvilClone Rather quickly, I mean
> in Germany the historic "Ehelichkeitsanfechtungsklage" was simply renamed as "Vaterschaftsanfechtungsklage" when legal paternity was redefined
@kalina Ooo, 10 years. Nice.
Ehelichkeitsanfechtungsklage just doesn't have the same ring to it
@badp Indeed
3:05 PM
Q: Closed question

PaysteyI'm not sire why a question was closed and couldn't find a better place to discuss it: Drop Dead Dragon It was closed as an exact duplicate of two questions. Both of which talk about the same bug, where a dead dragon body either appears suddenly in an area or falls from the sky. My question was...

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Go home @kalina you're drunk high
I wish I was
the correct answer was mushroom mushroom
I know. Doesn't mean you're not drunk.
3:13 PM
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@OrigamiRobot For it to parse it needs 7. 8 doesn't work.
I mean you can do it with a number other than 7, but 8 definitely doesn't work.
@kalina unless it's mushroom mushroom it's a snake oooh it's a snake
Q: Drop Dead Dragon

Paystey Possible Duplicate: Where did this dragon skeleton come from? Why is it suddenly raining dragons? Tootling along to my noble quest, when a Dragon appears and ruins my jest. It circles overhead through wind and storm, Though I'm ready with my bow, and fireball warm. When I notice, wit...

Yeah, that isn't a duplicate.
The dragon just died in the middle of the fight. IT's not the issue where a dragon is spawning dead.
@StrixVaria Any number works. 8 is the most I can parse.
@Wipqozn Yeah. Clearly someone didn't read it through :P
3:16 PM
Oh you're right I'm just sick and can't think today.
It is 8.
@SaintWacko To be fair, his poem made understanding his problem a bit harder.
@kalina ow ow ow ow so much politics
@Wipqozn But he then explained the problem without poetry
3:16 PM
@kalina Mistakes happen.
@kalina I don't know who you are referring to.
@OrigamiRobot She's just being dramatic.
@Wipqozn sure, I wasn't telling people off, I was saying STOPPIT
This was just a simple, and frankly understandable, mistake.
@Wipqozn Who are the Arqadians?
3:17 PM
@OrigamiRobot All users on Arqade
@OrigamiRobot Ah, gotcha. Clever robot.
@OrigamiRobot James while John had had had had had had had had had had had a better effect on the teacher.
@kalina Arqanoids?
@SaintWacko not not not not not not not not not not not not not
@SaintWacko Cows.
3:18 PM
@OrigamiRobot Arqadians
@OrigamiRobot Arqadians. It got more stars last time we had this discussion
@SaintWacko This one doesn't really work without punctuation though.
@kalina Stars are meaningless.
@badp That wasn't politics, it was a public service announcement
Arqade users.
3:18 PM
@Wipqozn wh... ?! brain melts
@kalina about a political issue
@Wipqozn don't you dare talk like that about the stars
@jmfsg Too late. tortoise shades
What is better: Arcadia or Arkanoid? Arkanoid.
@badp the issue may be political, I said I don't take part in political discussion. Big bold italic text is not discussion
@OrigamiRobot Arcadia
3:19 PM
@kalina zzzzz
@OrigamiRobot Arcadia.
Skies of Arcadia was a great game.
@StrixVaria Not what we are talking about.
@OrigamiRobot But I like the association.
I like Arcadia better
Must... resist editing title of that question to include "S'wool"
3:21 PM
You are all wrong
Space Invaders sucks. Long live Breakout!
@OrigamiRobot I agree with that, but Arqadians is still better
Q: Arqadians or Arqanoids?

kalinaWhen we refer to Arqade and all of our users, what do we call ourselves? This is somewhat of an on going discussion. Are we Arqadians or are we Arqanoids? Are we neither of these and in fact something completely different?

@kalina I was just considering asking that
@OrigamiRobot Breakout? bleh
@SaintWacko you too slow
3:22 PM
@SaintWacko Then why would you want our name to refer to the less superior game?
downvotes incoming
@kalina I suppose I underestimated how bored you are
Arcadia was a two-dimensional shoot 'em up released in time for Christmas 1982 on the Sinclair Spectrum, Vic 20, and later on the Commodore 64. Description Published by Imagine Software, Arcadia was a Space Invaders style fixed shooter that also took elements of Gorf and Galaxians to create a simple - yet for its time - fast action game. The player controlled a space ship as the aliens scrolled and moved freely down the screen. The game consisted of 12 different levels of descending aliens. After level 12 the game looped back to level 1 with no extra difficulty. An extra life was ...
@YiJiang'sEvilClone I am not bored, I want a definitive answer
is an arcade game developed by Taito in 1986. It is based upon Atari's Breakout games of the 1970s. The title refers to a doomed "mothership" from which the player's ship, the Vaus, escapes. Overview Much like the game Breakout, the player controls the "Vaus", a space vessel that acts as the game's "paddle" which prevents a ball from falling from the playing field, attempting to bounce it against a number of bricks. The ball striking a brick causes the brick to disappear. When all the bricks are gone, the player goes to the next level, where another pattern of bricks appears. There a...
Arkanoid is better. Therefore, we are Arqanoids.
3:24 PM
| genre = Role-playing video game | modes = Single-player | ratings = | platforms = Dreamcast, GameCube | media = 2 × GD-ROM's, 1 × Nintendo optical disc }} Skies of Arcadia, released in Japan as , is a role-playing video game developed by Overworks for the Dreamcast and published by Sega in 2000. Skies of Arcadia Legends, a port, was released for the GameCube in 2002. Legends was also in development for the PlayStation 2; however, the PS2 version was canceled shortly before the GameCube version's release. The game was also scheduled for a Windows PC release in Japan in 2004, although th...
@OrigamiRobot poor justification
@kalina I don't know about you, but I don't think anyone cares.
Man, I get sick one day, and all hell breaks loose.
@SaintWacko That's called Skies of ARcadia, not Arcadia.
@YiJiang'sEvilClone I care
3:25 PM
4 mins ago, by OrigamiRobot
@StrixVaria Not what we are talking about.
@Wipqozn Still Arcadia
I have unreasonably strong opinions on this largely irrelevant topic and will delete my account if we chose the option I do not prefer
@BenBrocka Which one do you prefer?
@BenBrocka You would.
You're just that kind of penguin.
@kalina You say that as if you believe your opinion matters. How quaint.
3:26 PM
@YiJiang'sEvilClone !!!!!!!!!!!!!! my opinion doesn't matter? Time for suicide...
@kalina If we have to live with this stupid site name, we can at least reference the superior game.
@SaintWacko Arqaloons
@OrigamiRobot Arqadians is better
Arqadese, obviously
3:27 PM
@YiJiang'sEvilClone Arqians
@badp Hehe
@OrigamiRobot Yep yep yep!
@OrigamiRobot We are! We're referencing Skies of Arcadia
1 min ago, by OrigamiRobot
@badp Arqadon
3:28 PM
@YiJiang'sEvilClone Arqimaniacs
42 secs ago, by kalina
@OrigamiRobot Yep yep yep!
@badp Arqadites
I feel some people are being too serious about all of this
@YiJiang'sEvilClone Arqadizers
You are all objectively wrong. Even the people that agree with me. I am the only one who is right.
3:29 PM
I have close votes and everything on this question
Haters gonna hate and all that
Just more proof that I am liked less than GnomeSlice
@badp Arqadicians
@YiJiang'sEvilClone Arqigians
Dec 18 '12 at 19:40, by SaintWacko
@badp Aqueducts
No wait...
@SaintWacko The proposed name isn't Skies of Arqadians.
3:30 PM
@YiJiang'sEvilClone Arqanites
@OrigamiRobot That wouldn't make any sense
@SaintWacko Exactly
Silly robot
So we are not referencing that game.
Arqaders is the best because if you have "Arqaders" then you also have "Arqadettes."
3:32 PM
@OrigamiRobot Yes we are. Arqadians are from the Arcadia which the Skies of Arcadia references
Clearly this is the most important thing.
@SaintWacko Arcadia came first.
Arqauam Asylum?
@YiJiang'sEvilClone The Arq of Noah.
@OrigamiRobot Skies of Arcadia came last
3:33 PM
Now you're just saying words.
@SaintWacko That's my password!
@OrigamiRobot Ah-ha!
@badp Arquaman, fight!
3:34 PM
Meanwhile, in Japan's video game naming department
(yes the exclamation points are part of the title)
@kalina Even worse reference. 300 was awful.
@OrigamiRobot I never saw 300
@BenBrocka “Five exclamation marks, the sure sign of an insane mind.”
We should just call ourselves Peppy
3:35 PM
Spartan was funny though
@BenBrocka Now you just have to tell me that the sequel is going to be called "Love Max!!!!!!" with one extra exclamation point
@LessPop_MoreFizz Gnome tried to link to this at least twice, both times it was down
Indeed, it still is down (or not working)
@badp It'll have to be even more off the wall, since this is just an update to plain boring Arcana Heart 3. They'll have to add yet another subtitle
@BenBrocka But that's the boring old kind of titles we have trouble making tags of - excessive length
I hoped (feared) we'd have to start distinguishing between games on punctuation too
3:38 PM
Q: Should Sheared Sheep Shoot more Wool?

ChargingPunWhile playing minecraft on Xbox, I have set up a sheep farm to harvest coloured wool. It has been some time since I sheared the lot of them, and yet, they are all still bald (not totally bald, but spotty, I guess). According to the wiki, a sheep that eats grass will regrow its wool, allowing it ...

@badp That would be really fun
@BenBrocka I don't think we can use ♥ or !
@badp boo
Maybe that will finally push SE to upgrade the tagging system
3:39 PM
@YiJiang'sEvilClone It is already being upgraded, as seen on Japanese
we just have to wait for the right moment and then make our reqoooh hi Anna.
So this thing exists...
And it actually works.
How I've got to get that game just so I can ask a question
Actually it might be an update to AH3 so I might get it free
I've... tested it
@badp Indeed. This would also explain why we haven't seen much of Marc lately, he was no match for the insanity that comes with attempting to touch the monster that is the tagging system.
3:42 PM
@YiJiang'sEvilClone that's hilarious
@badp I was going to say, I would like to look into the source code to see how it's done
@badp Works for me
@badp yeah no exclamation points. Off to rage on Meta
@TimStone Compared to adding unicode support, surely it can't be that hard to enable longer tags on these sites
@BenBrocka This is unacceptable!
3:44 PM
@YiJiang'sEvilClone ask if he's posted the code, seems to be responding to the comments onyoutube
I probably should look into giving that image some background transparency
@SaintWacko How am I supposed to get my LOVE MAX!!!!! on?!
@BenBrocka Oh, the code is available. It's OSS.
I'm just not very familiar with Java.
@YiJiang'sEvilClone That's what you think. o_o
Everyone's familiar with Java, because it has no surprises.
@BenBrocka I don't know!!!!!
3:46 PM
@TimStone uh? Once you support variable byte length fields, supporting variable character length fields should be... easy?
@SaintWacko This is a Duketastrophe
@TimStone class public static final void Surprise extends pure virtual Emotions
@YiJiang'sEvilClone Now you're just being silly.
Let's see... the code seems simple enough. The assets are mainly a series of png files
I don't see the touch event handler
I think I see how the code works. It's quite simple, and neat.
@YiJiang'sEvilClone I tried that console thing. It isn't working. =(
3:56 PM
It's ctrl + shift + k in Firefox
@YiJiang'sEvilClone I got it copied into the console. But it says 404 not found for the image.
You're missing the http:// in front of the image URL
The transcript is mungling the URL in code blocks
Which is a bug cc @TimStone
@YiJiang'sEvilClone Ah! That did it.
And this is awesome. =3
To be more precise, it's autolinking URL in code blocks when it's not suppose to
I have no idea why, though.
Oh, heh. That's silly
3:59 PM
9 hours ago, by Yi Jiang's Evil Clone
$('#input').css('background', '#DDF5FF url(http://i.imgur.com/UmqzP.gif) no-repeat center center / 100%')

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