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The "whatever's on your mind" thread

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One of the things that's great about this forum is its randomness. Well, this is the epitome of it: a thread for whatever random thought happens to be passing through your mind.

For example, I've just been struck by the most random craving for Taco Bell nachos.

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  • @Jen Kollic said: The computer hardware makes up the city in ReBoot, the people aren't just the software, they're also filetypes and functions. It's all a bit fuzzy, especially when the internet is involved. Whatever, I love it anyway.



    *sigh* Nerd alert... :(

    The City of Mainframe itself is based on the hard drive itself. The more data on the hard drive, the more developed the city is. You can see this clearly in the episode where Enzo visits that one system that is a Star Trek/Justice League/Avengers parody, as well as in the "desert" world they visit prior to going to the web. Each sector of the city is developed based around the filestypes that live there. Filetypes are essentially jobs for the data. The Core acts like the OS or the BIOS depending on how you look at things. Their police force is the anti-virus software at its most basic level (i.e. what comes with Windows). Bob is a stronger anti-virus software (i.e. Norton, Webroot, etc.) from the outside.

    The hardware component is made up more or less based on the level of technology the city has available to them. When Enzo was traveled to that one dying system, it was implied that the computer was obsolete and couldn't keep up with the current demands of the technology, which is why such an advance virus was able to cripple it alone. Hardware crashes and compatibility errors are also seen as catastrophic events, as illustrated when Twin City became Lost Angles. (Twin City itself was a separate hardrive partition within the same system.) It is implied that the Super Computer is the most advance system in hardware simply based on the fact that it is the central hub of the internet for the universe.

    And as far as how they handled the idea of the internet goes? They did a very nice job illustrating how it functions within that universe, especially things like packet degrading and buffering data.

  • Currently watching the first Scooby-Doo live-action film. And I'm still enjoying it.

    I hope they can get Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr. to guest voice in Mystery Incorporated. Linda Cardellini is pretty hot with glasses by the way.

  • It's winter, and what am I doing? I'm sitting shirtless eating ice cream and drinking red wine. There's something wrong with this picture, and I LIKE IT!

  • @GaryCXJk said: Currently watching the first Scooby-Doo live-action film. And I'm still enjoying it.



    Oh, believe me, you're going to hate it by the end.

  • @DAISHI said: Oh no don't get me wrong, the girl in that show was my first crush.


    Disturbing.



    I would judge, but I had a massive crush on Mouse, so stones and glass houses there.

    @DAISHI said: *sigh* Nerd alert... :(

    LOL, that gets you like +1000 respect from me, since I'm a massive ReBoot nerd as well...

  • @StrongBrush1 said: Oh, believe me, you're going to hate it by the end.



    I've seen that movie a dozen of times, it will never disappoint if I liked it in the first place.

  • @Jen Kollic said: LOL, that gets you like +1000 respect from me, since I'm a massive ReBoot nerd as well...



    Shout! Factory spoiled me with their Definitive Edition of the series.

  • [quote=zeek;573114]shout! Factory spoiled me with their definitive edition of the series.[/quote]

    link please!

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