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by 8-ball
26 Mar 2020, 11:43
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Impressive Gameplay Videos
Replies: 58
Views: 8647

Re: Impressive Gameplay Videos

Space Cadet pinball highest rank achieved in under 30 mins https://www.twitch.tv/videos/574099667

Has minor differences (like you can get multiball) compared to Windows pinball but otherwise the same game
by 8-ball
28 Feb 2020, 10:30
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: What are you doing with your life?
Replies: 123
Views: 23663

Re: What are you doing with your life?

Nice read skint. From my experience I can say you want to figure out what kind of work (or even specific type of project) would be meaningful to you personally (ofc making use of the professional skillset you're developing for yourself). Screen companies based on whether they can offer you space for...
by 8-ball
17 Feb 2020, 16:03
Forum: New versions
Topic: EOL Ranking Discussion v_final_veryfinal_superdefinitelyfinal
Replies: 31
Views: 6419

Re: EOL Ranking Discussion v_final_veryfinal_superdefinitelyfinal

Agree with stini, jon and finman. For those who find an arbitrary number going always up important to keep playing, there can be an XP counter displayed alongside ELO, which never goes down and could be as simple as +n every battle where n is 1 + the number of players you beat, regardless of their s...
by 8-ball
8 Feb 2020, 16:13
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: What are you doing with your life?
Replies: 123
Views: 23663

Re: What are you doing with your life?

Some good tips that I saw in comments of one Yle column (a Finnish "BBC"): * Stand up straight with your shoulders back * Treat yourself like someone you are responsible for helping * Make friends with people who want the best for you * Compare yourself to who you were yesterday, not to who someone...
by 8-ball
24 Jan 2020, 20:51
Forum: General
Topic: FEM 2020: confirmed 8.7-16.7.!
Replies: 16
Views: 2930

Re: FEM 2020: should it be 8.7-16.7. or some other date?

50/50 atm but leaning towards yes
by 8-ball
20 Jan 2020, 11:40
Forum: New versions
Topic: oke eol testing
Replies: 50
Views: 5598

Re: oke eol testing

ok this is epic
by 8-ball
30 Jul 2019, 14:11
Forum: New versions
Topic: another new eol question mark topic
Replies: 114
Views: 14272

Re: another new eol question mark topic

i'm not convinced, i think there should be no exceptions for legacy physics. turning over the page in history doesn't invalidate the impact of legacy records. everything that was worth seeing has already been immortalized in compilation videos, not to mention that you could still browse history and ...
by 8-ball
30 Jul 2019, 11:25
Forum: New versions
Topic: another new eol question mark topic
Replies: 114
Views: 14272

Re: another new eol question mark topic

imo insane mind blow that people unwilling to move forwards, no wander community die. also mind blow that considering not make new thing just to appease few nostalgia seeking people who won't let go of old times, and then just make the game slowly die instead of possibly reviving it and fix all the...
by 8-ball
30 Dec 2018, 22:27
Forum: General
Topic: rip Devin
Replies: 27
Views: 3158

Re: rip Devin

extremely sad news, one of the nicest dudes around... RIP!
by 8-ball
15 Jul 2018, 12:38
Forum: Replays and times
Topic: New WRs
Replies: 4099
Views: 451685

Re: New WRs

o,o
by 8-ball
17 Jun 2018, 00:58
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Color Lines
Replies: 6
Views: 865

Re: Color Lines

I recall I scored around 2000 in the original DOS game 8)
by 8-ball
25 May 2018, 03:05
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: How many countries have YOU been in?
Replies: 381
Views: 58239

Re: How many countries have YOU been in?

Latvia
Estonia
Lithuania
Czech Republic
Poland
Germany
Slovakia
Italy
Hungary
Romania
Holland
Belgium
United Kingdom
Malta
France
Finland
Sweden
by 8-ball
18 Mar 2018, 04:36
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: We are living in the matrix, and i need your help
Replies: 63
Views: 4740

Re: We are living in the matrix, and i need your help

People interested in this topic will probably enjoy this short story: http://qntm.org/responsibility
by 8-ball
15 Mar 2018, 02:25
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Girlfriends .... lost one , got new one, trouble, write here
Replies: 677
Views: 102468

Re: Girlfriends .... lost one , got new one, trouble, write here

I'm now single after 3 years again too, looking forward to new adventures :)
by 8-ball
15 Mar 2018, 02:07
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: We are living in the matrix, and i need your help
Replies: 63
Views: 4740

Re: We are living in the matrix, and i need your help

Why do you choose a theory you like and THEN look for evidence supporting it? That seems to be a pretty backwards approach and not unlike that of the religious dogmatists. Also you seem misguided about the meaning of the word "theory" - when the general population hears "theory" they usually think o...
by 8-ball
12 Feb 2018, 16:17
Forum: General
Topic: Are you Elmaholic?
Replies: 52
Views: 8744

Re: Are you Elmaholic?

I'm surprised people actually took this thread seriously. And it wasn't intended to be a quiz at all. I wrote those things at a time when I had moved far away from home, worked a stressful, shit job, lived in a tiny apartment shared with a girl I didn't really love, had no friends around, and felt m...
by 8-ball
7 Jan 2018, 17:11
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: The Counter-Strike Topic
Replies: 67
Views: 8518

Re: The Counter-Strike Topic

Yeah losing all matches has never been so fun. Can be good opportunity to learn new maps while everyone is deranking, hoh.

If you wanna join, just come to #other-games on Discord and ask to be added to @csgo group so you get notified when we are looking to start a session.
by 8-ball
6 Jan 2018, 14:15
Forum: Problems
Topic: Mopolauta looks like shit all of a sudden
Replies: 25
Views: 4349

Re: Mopolauta looks like shit all of a sudden

I think it's completely fine. I hate when things are cluttered. Now they are not.
by 8-ball
5 Jan 2018, 13:53
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Recently I've been listening to ...
Replies: 199
Views: 30541

Re: Recently I've been listening to ...

Blanck Mass albums World Eater and Dumb Flesh.
by 8-ball
23 Dec 2017, 16:00
Forum: Replays and times
Topic: Cash Bounties for Replays
Replies: 210
Views: 39290

Re: Cash Bounties for Replays

you forgot to put your bounty amount up kazan
by 8-ball
22 Dec 2017, 04:43
Forum: Elasto Mania 2
Topic: Elma 2 bug reports
Replies: 8
Views: 2060

Elma 2 bug reports

Keep em in one place, eh? Use this form:

What I did:
What I expected to happen:
What actually happened:
by 8-ball
13 Dec 2017, 16:59
Forum: Elasto Mania 2
Topic: Elasto Mania II is apparently out
Replies: 160
Views: 18227

Re: Elasto Mania II is apparently out

TGR wrote:WTF CRAZY! FINALLY
although what will prob happen to eol is pretty sad
Nothing will happen to it.
by 8-ball
13 Dec 2017, 12:14
Forum: Elasto Mania 2
Topic: Elasto Mania II is apparently out
Replies: 160
Views: 18227

Re: Elasto Mania II is apparently out

I'd suggest something like OpenElma. Because free and open source (kind of), you know.
by 8-ball
13 Dec 2017, 09:28
Forum: Elasto Mania 2
Topic: Elasto Mania II is apparently out
Replies: 160
Views: 18227

Elasto Mania II is apparently out

I'm not sure if anyone noticed it already but the iOS version of Elma seems to have been repackaged and released as "Elasto Mania II" on elastomania.com . It includes the same old editor but with a few new features (of course limited in shareware version) that we've had in third party editors for a ...
by 8-ball
5 Dec 2017, 23:05
Forum: General
Topic: Do we tolerate any behaviour in the scene?
Replies: 131
Views: 9991

Re: Do we tolerate any behaviour in the scene?

Ramone wrote:
jonsykkel wrote:can u put sum examples of actual racism or sexism
If you dont know whats racism maybe you are part of the problem?
I think he means you should point out actual instances of racism where this has happened in the scene and has been tolerated.
by 8-ball
5 Dec 2017, 11:16
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Killing animals
Replies: 29
Views: 2371

Re: Killing animals

Factory farming conditions for meat production are indefensible. It has to go, at least gradually as other options become more viable for masses. Hunting for your meat is much, much, much more humane as you kill a mature animal that's lived a full life and needs to be done anyway in many cases to co...
by 8-ball
5 Dec 2017, 11:07
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: how long does it take you to get hot water?
Replies: 10
Views: 861

Re: how long does it take you to get hot water?

Max 5 secs for any desired temperature, in an apartment.

The worst was in the UK though, those separate faucets. Absolutely retarded.
by 8-ball
22 Nov 2017, 14:11
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Cook-Off Challenge
Replies: 206
Views: 30149

Re: Cook-Off Challenge

https://imgur.com/a/UwmlZ

Made lamb chops in honey bbq sauce, fries with creamy garlic sauce and veggies
by 8-ball
14 Nov 2017, 00:37
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: The Big Five personality test
Replies: 7
Views: 969

Re: The Big Five personality test

Both can be useful but MBTI says practically nothing about the emotional stability (neuroticism) element and seems to be less elaborative in general, I don't think 16 different labels is nearly enough to cover every type of person and is not a realistic aim to begin with. Doing the test 4 times over...
by 8-ball
10 Nov 2017, 17:10
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: The Big Five personality test
Replies: 7
Views: 969

Re: The Big Five personality test

That doesn't make much sense as someone who scores very low in an aspect will get assumptions that are opposite to those of someone who scores very high in the same aspect, so how can they all apply to "most people"? This is probably the most useful psychometric tool I've seen thus far as if you com...
by 8-ball
9 Nov 2017, 16:05
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: The Big Five personality test
Replies: 7
Views: 969

Re: The Big Five personality test

You can learn more about the scientific basis of the test here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4IdzC6mJzLA It basically lets you see (pretty accurately, given a quality test such as Dr. Peterson's) where you stand on the spectrum of the five universally held aspects of difference among people. If t...
by 8-ball
8 Nov 2017, 23:36
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: The Big Five personality test
Replies: 7
Views: 969

The Big Five personality test

I personally did the version of the test on http://www.understandmyself.com ($8 with code "h3h3") because I love the work Dr. Jordan B. Peterson has been doing and wanted to give back in a way but you can also do (mostly) the same test on a number of other sites for free (though the results and thei...
by 8-ball
21 Oct 2017, 21:24
Forum: General
Topic: Suggest features and vote on ideas for new EOL site!
Replies: 1
Views: 589

Suggest features and vote on ideas for new EOL site!

Suggest and vote: http://www.tricider.com/brainstorming/2lRbsGAjuqt New EOL site development (from scratch) is slowly but surely underway and we'd like to collect the best suggestions and the public's opinion about them all in one place. For technical under-the-hood suggestions and discussions go to...
by 8-ball
21 Oct 2017, 20:56
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Non binary gender
Replies: 68
Views: 3766

Re: Non binary gender

Starting by not calling them deviant anymore Is this a bad thing? Yes. Because then you ignore reality. And if you claim that white is black, you can claim anything you want. Postmodernism in a nutshell. That is essentially true and a major concern for current scholars that worry about recent pheno...
by 8-ball
12 Oct 2017, 20:52
Forum: Advertising
Topic: PC GAMER article about Elma and the community!
Replies: 9
Views: 1382

Re: PC GAMER article about Elma and the community!

Here's my full interview. Thought more of it would be used but oh well, the result was nice anyway. - How long have you been playing Elasto Mania? What has kept you around so long? I started when I found it on a school computer in 2002 and have been playing it every now and then ever since. Initiall...
by 8-ball
10 Aug 2017, 12:02
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: What's youre goal in life
Replies: 26
Views: 3501

Re: What's youre goal in life

Find meaningful work so that you get more than just money out of it.
by 8-ball
31 Jul 2017, 02:15
Forum: General
Topic: FEM 2017: Thursday 20.7. or Friday 21.7. - Friday 28.7.
Replies: 210
Views: 33816

Re: FEM 2017: Thursday 20.7. or Friday 21.7. - Friday 28.7.

Thanks everyone for the best FEM yet! Fav moments etc: - Thanks to Abula, Lousku and ramone for the rides - Thanks to insguy, Polarix and Kopaka helping with ballsoup - insguy's lasagne was great too! Honestly I hope future meetings have some common meal every single night. The atmosphere when every...
by 8-ball
31 Jul 2017, 01:13
Forum: Advertising
Topic: pawq's Couples Contest at FEM 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1067

Re: pawq's Couples Contest at FEM 2017

The blindfolded part was obviously my fav :D Props to insguy for being amazing at instructing.

Great contest, hope there's gonna be one of these every meetup now!
by 8-ball
29 Jul 2017, 15:26
Forum: General
Topic: Who have you met in real life? Who have you talked on phone?
Replies: 766
Views: 165388

Re: Who have you met in real life? Who have you talked on ph

Met: Pawq, Lousku, jonsykkel, Spef, nick-o-matic, roope, Hosp, adi, talli, Quantz, Smibu, Kiiwi, Jamppa, Rast, Orcc, ville_j, dz, NPhoBiaz, Kortsu, Markku, veezay, Chaza, Luther, axxu, Ismo, px, Abula, MP, terb0, Tisk, zebra, Jokke, Stini, bene, finman, Harald Hasch, igge, insane_guy, Nekit, Polarix...
by 8-ball
10 Jul 2017, 08:14
Forum: General
Topic: Replays Sharing (mid-battle)
Replies: 8
Views: 1175

Re: Replays Sharing (mid-battle)

your method of sharings replays is bad and you should feel bad
by 8-ball
6 Jul 2017, 21:02
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Know your PC
Replies: 187
Views: 32350

Re: Know your PC

I see your cute Witcher 3 and raise you a recommended 200GB SSD space for Star Citizen :-----D http://starcitizen.wikia.com/wiki/Star_Citizen#System_Requirements @Jappe2: I had an MSI mobo in prev PC and was very happy with it, no problems for 4 years. Will maybe consider something else now. Dual BI...
by 8-ball
5 Jul 2017, 19:29
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Know your PC
Replies: 187
Views: 32350

Re: Know your PC

I guess sleeving is not really all that noticeable if I end up getting a case with a PSU cover?
by 8-ball
5 Jul 2017, 18:17
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Know your PC
Replies: 187
Views: 32350

Re: Know your PC

Over 4 years since my last gaming build I'm looking to build a new one to handle high end gaming on a 4K TV while staying as silent as possible. Will use my old one for work and light gaming at the office so no parts to salvage besides a HDD. In no rush so will probably pick up parts one by one as I...
by 8-ball
22 Jun 2017, 11:41
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Making Money Online
Replies: 33
Views: 5503

Re: Making Money Online

Historically you'd always make more money by buying (Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc) and holding rather than spending the same money on mining gear and mining.
by 8-ball
21 Jun 2017, 05:24
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Investing
Replies: 23
Views: 2994

Re: Investing

I use Bitstamp to buy BTC which I then transfer to Poloniex to buy other currencies and tokens.
by 8-ball
20 Jun 2017, 20:17
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Investing
Replies: 23
Views: 2994

Re: Investing

Yes. However, the crowdsale seems to be handled pretty poorly technically. My transaction from over 3 hours ago is still not confirmed and I'm not very confident it will go through. The token issuance cap was probably hit within minutes from the start and a handful of rich people snatched them all s...
by 8-ball
20 Jun 2017, 15:12
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Everything
Replies: 201
Views: 31148

Re: Everything

pics
by 8-ball
19 Jun 2017, 18:39
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Investing
Replies: 23
Views: 2994

Re: Investing

Contributors of ETH will receive Status tokens (SNT) in return. The planned functions of the tokens will include governance of the Status client, a Decentralised Push Notification Market, Community Curation of Content, Fiat-to-crypto ‘Teller Network’, DApp Directory, Sticker Market and other feature...
by 8-ball
18 Jun 2017, 15:04
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Investing
Replies: 23
Views: 2994

Re: Investing

This Tuesday I will invest 5 figures in the crowdfunding of this: http://status.im/
A very in-demand product, solid team, vision, and great marketing approach - that's a win in my book.
More than 10000 people on their Slack already, the hype is real.