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    Fallout 4

    Considering my user name, you can guess just how badly I want this game. And I will definitely be pre-ordering the super-duper ultra-deluxe version, whatever it may be.
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    500 Million ASUS Motherboards. The Celebration Starts at [H]. - Lucky Draw

    The first computer I built myself used a Slot A Athlon on an Asus motherboard. That computer was still working long after it was obsolete. Heck, I probably still had the motherboard manual until my most recent move, October 2010.
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    ASUS & [H]ardOCP Haswell Z87 Motherboard Giveaway! Week 1

    I would use the extra time to clean my car inside and out.
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    NZXT H630 Ultra Silent Case

    That is beautiful.
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    Ecomaster / Enermax Ostrog GT Case Lucky Draw

    I need a nice purple for an LSU-themed build.
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    What's the game you could play over and over?

    I played the bejeezus out of Fallout 2 to the point where I wrote my own walkthrough. I think I played Baldur's Gate 2 even more, though.
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    Planescape: Torment - Spiritual successor

    I will be all over that. Loved me some Planescape. Even downloaded the St. Patrick's Day and Easter mods back in the day.
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    XP Pro machine locks up when connected to router

    In trying to bring my parents' computer up to date, software-wise, I have discovered that it locks up after about a minute of trying to establish a network connection after connecting it to my router.The machine is pretty old (Duron 950, XP Pro with SP3, 384MB RAM) but I never ran into any...
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    12 of the World’s Most Annoying Technologies

    That was one of the worst excuses for an "article" I've ever read on Wired. Not funny, poorly formatted, and badly written.
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    Patriot & HardOCP Lucky Draw Giveaway

    They make attractive stuff that works well. What more could be asked?
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    Antec Case & PSU Combo Lucky Draw!!!!!

    My first good case was an Antec SX830 and it's still going strong as the housing for my sister-in-law's rig. That's quality!
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    Is this CM Mystique case worth keeping...

    The Mystique was great back in its day, and my current rig is coincidentally also housed in one. Having said that, new cases with their cable management and better cooling options are definitely the way to go when upgrading the whole shebang. I am torn between a Corsair 500R and a Cooler Master...
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    Can't Decide. Can I have your opinion? Matte Black vs White NZXT Switch 810

    There's a new graphite (or whatever they're calling it) finish that I think looks really sharp. Granted, I have absolutely nowhere around me where I can go see what a decent case looks like in person.
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    Which is the best Half Life?

    One lost me when it went to outer space and became a platform-jumping game. I think Half-Life 2 is far better constructed as a story. One of these days Episode Three might come out, but I surely won't hold my breath.
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    Cubitek ATX-ICE Case

    Did you read the review? When you can hardly build a computer in a $300 case, that's a wee bit of a problem.
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    Seasonic High Voltage Lucky Draw

    Quiet, quality power supplies. How can you go wrong?
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    Most satisfying video game experience?

    So many memories to pick from, in no particular order ... Discovering the "Buffy" trick in Fallout 2 First time my party beat the 45-minute Baron run The ending of Planescape: Torment Building the mech suit in the expansion / conclusion to BG2 Reaching the surprise in KotOR the first time
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    Corsair "Barebones" Christmas Giveaway!

    I love the styling of their cases. A 500R in white is on my Christmas list, as a matter of fact.
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    The greatest game/game series soundtrack/music of all time?

    I'm glad it was already mentioned, but the soundtrack to the original Icewind Dale is still my favorite game music ever.
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    what 'old school' game would you like to see a sequel or new version?

    I'm pretty late to the thread, so all of these have been mentioned already. A new version of M.U.L.E. for the Wii would be excellent. On the PC side, would love to see more of System Shock, No One Lives Forever, Baldur's Gate, Icewind Dale, and Planescape: Torment, even if it was just current...
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    Seasonic Platinum-1000 Drawing

    I've always heard / read they make great stuff.
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    Enermax Platimax 850W Drawing!!!!!!!!!!

    I like the looks and lighting effects of their SpineRex case.
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    Galaxy 3rd Week of Christmas Give-Aways!

    Stopping back in just in time for giveaways!
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    Galaxy - 8 weeks of Free Video Cards @ [H] - Week 8

    Pick me! Pick me!
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    Galaxy - 8 weeks of Free Video Cards @ [H] - Week 5

    I could assuredly use a new video card.
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    OCZ Z Series: Z850 Power Supply Drawing @ [H]

    I'm happy to throw my name in the hat for a nice PSU.
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    Galaxy - 8 Weeks of Free Video Cards @ [H] - Week 3

    Long time no post, but happy to throw my name in the hat for a new video card.
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    Why is everyone swinging from Mass Effect's nuts?

    It's almost as if you're here asking us for justification for you to like and/or continue playing the game. If you want to play it, do so. If you do not, well, don't.
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    ABit IP35 Pro or Gigabyte GA-P35T-DQ6

    I didn't have a chance last night, but I think I can safely remove the bottom of the frame and achieve close to the same results. I should clarify that it's the IP35-E, without the heatpipes, so the northbridge heatsink is considerably taller than on the non-E or Pro models.
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    New install IP35 help

    The double boot is common for this board. The video issue, however, is not.
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    ABit IP35 Pro or Gigabyte GA-P35T-DQ6

    Can I ask what heatsinks you cats are using? I have an IP35 and the AC Freezer 7 I ordered can't fit because of the fan shroud. Sigh.
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    My mini view on the abit ip35-e

    I've been out of the PC building loop for a long time and just bought new stuff, including the IP35-E mentioned. Dumb question time: would not having the ATX12V1 plug connected cause the CPU fan not to turn? Everything else comes on, but not that. Kinda worrisome, and I'm hoping I just...
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    my deep black Silverstone with "power rails"

    I haven't hung around this board in forever, so maybe I've missed some good stuff, but that is one amazing machine. Absolutely beautiful and innovative.
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    Fallout fans?

    Note the user name -- borrowed it from Fallout 2 and use it nearly everywhere on the Intarweb. I so wish Bethesda would give any and all rights to the Fallout franchise back to Obsidian, where it belongs.
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    Old games you would like to see remade.

    M.U.L.E. from back in the day of the Commodore 64 / Atari 800 Archon series from same era Fallout series in the KoTOR engine (or its upgraded version, whatever it's called) Duke Nukem 3D in the Half-Life 2 engine
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    Neverwinter Nights

    Oh, if only the original NWN was as cool and polished as Hordes of the Underdark. Sigh. And although I thought both beginning henchmen in Shadows of Undrentide kinda bit, Deekin made up for it. "Um, boss, if you decide to go crazy, you'll tell me first, right?" Good stuff. For Shadows, I can...
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    Nausea while playing HL2?

    I can add to this list. I've been playing shooters since Doom (like many of us) and I've never experienced a "wow, I'm gonna heave" moment until Half-Life 2. For me, the worst part was crossing under the bridge. I'm bad at heights in real life and the draw depth made that part really difficult...
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    Shuttle XPC - mirage paint + intake

    Excellent work, and I have a Shuttle question, too. What exactly do those four hex bolts on the front screw into? I'd like to put my Shuttle back together one of these days when my own mods are done, but the bolt threads have nothing to grab! Did I lose a piece prior to re-assembly? Everytime I...
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    Much recent bannage?

    Ah, haven't been in FS/FT for a long while (broke :( ). Thanks for the education; will go read now.
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    Much recent bannage?

    Am I just way too nosy, or do other readers wonder why someone was kicked out when "banned" appears in place of their title? I've noticed about a half-dozen "bannees" in my very brief time on the forum today.
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