OT: Dilbert, better late than never
This would have been REALLY funny about a year ago, but it still gives
me a chuckle:
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...Re: OT: Better Late than Never
I do have to correct the record. This piece was posted by David Ward, whose
presence on SAS-L - and SUGs I attend - I cannot tell you how sorely I miss
ever since he quit the worldly life and dedicated his stupendous talents and
inimitable heart to what he sees as a higher purpose. It was merely my
homage to David that sometime around Christmas of 2007, I offered my own
$.02 in the same spirit and using a little simpler and different language to
code SAS music:
http://www.listserv.uga.edu/cgi-bin/wa?A...Re: OT: Better Late than Never #2
thanks Mike for sharing.
2009/12/29 Michael Raithel <email@example.com>:
> Dear SAS-L-ers,
> Here is a way-cool seasonal SAS program that Paul (the Hashman) Dorfman, posted to the 'L some long ago yesteryear.
> Simply copy and paste it into a SAS Display Manager session, turn on your speakers, click RUN and smile at some of the fun things we can do with SAS besides solve our organization's business information problems!
> data holidays;
> retain fmtname '@$holiday';
&...AMD: late too the game but better late than never...
See the video of AMD's reference tablets based on Kabini and Temash
...Better late than never...
A guid new year to you all, Spec-chums! Have some shortbread and a lump
of coal. (It's traditional round these parts, although God alone knows
what use one measly lump of coal ever was to anyone, but that's
traditions for you, eh? It's also one of those ancient treasured
traditions that nobody actually does any more.)
I couldn't post earlier - server rubbishness, which also means I can't
see the several "Happy New Year" threads that have probably already been
started. And finished. Tsk.
I did think of going to #speccy at some point over the weekend instead...Better late than never...
To be absolutely honest, although I have been "into" home computers (Oric,
Dragon, BBC, Enterprise, Amstrad) since 1983, I had never used a Commodore
until quite recently. None of my friends had one.
Just over a year or so I was given a full C128 system, with 3 x 1541 drives,
MPS801 printer, Quickshot joystick, monitor, and heaps of 5.25" disks. This
system was my wife's and her brother's and had been gathering dust at their
It was not until a couple of months ago, that I had the space and time to
get around to setting it up, and gla...Better late than never.
Just played through the XIII demo.
Very impressive. Haven't been so impressed in a new graphics genre since
Super stylish graphics, good weapons, great sound fx, good music, super
"hilite" feature which pops up windows showing other things going on.
Hopefully a great storyline to boot.
Lousy control configuration though : but since that's a "do it once and
forget" interface I don't care too much.
Definitely on my "I want it now" list.
Remind...Vaporware: Better Late Than Never
Ladies and gents, welcome to the 2005 Vaporware Awards -- the prize
that celebrates the tech products that were promised last year but
We have a few surprises this year -- wait 'til you find out the
winner; you'll never guess what it is.
8. Blu-ray or HD-DVD discs
At the end of 2005, we were supposed to be able to buy
next-generation DVDs capable of displaying eye-popping
high-definition video on our giant plasma TVs. Except the
military/entertainment co...OT - OT - OT
"Cliff" <Clhuprich@aol.com> wrote in message
Interesting but not very realistic at all.
(Lane, check for pulse. Are you alive?)
Good effects. I liked Grandma best, I think I've seen her driving in front
of me a few times.
"Lane" <lane (no spam) at copperaccents dot com> wrote in message
> "Cliff" <Clhuprich@aol.co...Better late than never. #2
Thanks to Steam, I effortlessly bought and ran "Thief - Deadly Shadows".
1) My 1.5 year old pc really chugs with this one. I have to lower some
details and run at 800x600.
2) It still looks AWESOME
I am *so* impressed. This engine was before it's time. The particle
effects and ambiance are second to none. Great variety of "commenting"
from the other characters, good storyline progression, superb scenery,
good positional sound.
An absolute bargain at 19 dollars.
If you haven't tried it and you have a beefy enough PC, visit STEAM and
download this ...Deus Ex: Better late than never
I actually bought this game when it first came out. I had fun with it,
but got derailed at the part where you are taken captive by the MJ12 and
lose all your gear. That annoyed me. I got sidetracked by some other
game at that point, then went back to it when the patch was released.
However, the patch seemed to break my savegames, or I was unable to save.
I cannot recall the exact problem. So years pass and now I finally
decided to finish this game. Installed it, patched it, and played the
game from the beginning.
I'm now done. That was quite a lot o...Better Late Than Never
How odd. Nobody started one of these threads in December. Isn't it
mandatory to have some sort of top-ten list at the end of the year?
How else can we look back and reflect on what the past 12 months have
Well, if nobody else is willing to pick up this gauntlet, then I will
(oh, the sacrifices I make! ;-). Here then are my Top (and bottom)
games of 2013.
The rules are simple. In order to qualify, the games had to have been
released in 2013 (or thereabouts, 2012 Holiday season releases qualify
as well), and I had to play them. Great games that weren't actually
...LEADER: Linux in government
Silicon.com - UK
.... Lets get real - without the 'hidden' financing of IBM, Novell, Sun
and Oracle Linux and its ilk would have died away. ... Well Windows maybe
but not Linux! ...
Number 1 most requested thing on Dell's "Idea Storm" page:
bob z. would love to be in a position where he wasn't placing all of
his CAD eggs in one OS basket.
p.s. I'm living for givin the devil his due
> wasn't placing all of his CAD eggs in one OS basket.
"Linux and x64 are two of the technologies most requested by UGS customers."
Product name would be:
"bob zee" <bobze...