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by Nokar
Thu May 14, 2009 7:59 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Soda tax
Replies: 43
Views: 1413

Re: Soda tax

I can't wait till they start having a condom tax, or a child tax, a pc tax, a toilet tax, all those fun nifty things that are probably already being thought about in some room.

Yay us!!
by Nokar
Fri Apr 17, 2009 8:42 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Smoking
Replies: 64
Views: 4201

Re: Smoking

hrmmm....

Smoking in and of itself is not whats unhealthy. It all the crap they put in the tobacco that's unhealthy! I didn't think pure tobacco was as nasty as what the mix into the cigarettes these days!
by Nokar
Thu Apr 02, 2009 1:40 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: a union bailout, not an automaker bailout
Replies: 34
Views: 1824

Re: a union bailout, not an automaker bailout

You should really look up the price breakdown per vehicle and then judge the uaw. Our wages are a small percentage of what makes vehicles cost so damn much. I can think of another time in American history where a group of people made significantly more money than most performing similar work, but fo...
by Nokar
Mon Mar 09, 2009 1:54 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: The hospital bailout is coming.
Replies: 42
Views: 2200

Re: The hospital bailout is coming.

Yet some people say "Let the american automotive industry fail." "Let the union worker lose their job or have massive wage cuts!" Yep that's the way to go. Now the trickle down effect happens. Gotta love it.
by Nokar
Wed Feb 25, 2009 6:31 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: The basic standard of living
Replies: 59
Views: 2640

Re: The basic standard of living

You also have to take into consideration the amount of people who turn down jobs that are more than 20 hours a week because it would interfere with there welfare assistance. Wow, that's expensive meat Corth. I usually get the angus beef, which I think is about the same type as you're talking about, ...
by Nokar
Sun Feb 08, 2009 7:49 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: a union bailout, not an automaker bailout
Replies: 34
Views: 1824

Re: a union bailout, not an automaker bailout

When the hell did I bring up communism or socialism? *scratches head* Not quite sure how many time I need to say this to some people. You need to read how the local contracts differ from p[lace to place. I am not at an "Assembly Plant". I am at a casting and machining plant. The only assem...
by Nokar
Thu Feb 05, 2009 4:18 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: a union bailout, not an automaker bailout
Replies: 34
Views: 1824

Re: a union bailout, not an automaker bailout

http://money.cnn.com/2009/02/02/news/companies/chrysler_buyouts/index.htm?postversion=2009020215 Chrysler LLC is offering buyouts to all of its remaining U.S. hourly workers in its latest effort to cut costs and provide an exit for workers who are increasingly nervous about staying with the trouble...
by Nokar
Sat Jan 10, 2009 9:07 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Kiryan lays down the law
Replies: 214
Views: 7913

Re: Kiryan lays down the law

Sometimes he had to bang the ugly ones, but it was still a bang. I'm with kegor though. Find any target chick reasonably extroverted (no matter how ugly or fat)... preferably with a boyfriend so she isn't interested in you. Then just be her friend. The best way to get in a chicks pants is if anothe...
by Nokar
Sat Jan 10, 2009 8:45 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: time to immigrate to europe
Replies: 76
Views: 2897

Re: time to immigrate to europe

Daggaz, You work for a union? Just wondering... I've never worked for a company that had seperate sick time. Its always been PTO = sick and vacation. Sometimes holidays are also PTO, sometimes they are separate. I'm pretty sure I could be depressed enough to convince a psychologist if I wanted to. S...
by Nokar
Sat Jan 03, 2009 9:49 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: The auto makers
Replies: 108
Views: 5329

Re: The auto makers

Extra unemployment program? That's what a percentage of my union dues pays for. Not the state and not the company. I don't get brand name drugs either. I have went through the same shit with out of network specialists. office visits have no copay, and insurance determines whether or not if you go to...
by Nokar
Wed Dec 31, 2008 4:40 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: The auto makers
Replies: 108
Views: 5329

Re: The auto makers

Corth, This last time the big 3 went to congress they asked for a bridge LOAN. They did not ask for free money like the financial institution's did and received. I friggin work there. This is what our Union and the company told us. It was also what was said on the spot they had on msnbc or cnn I for...
by Nokar
Wed Dec 31, 2008 6:21 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: The auto makers
Replies: 108
Views: 5329

Re: The auto makers

The job bank was used as a tool/weapon against the company from exporting industry jobs to mexico or whatever other slave labor country there is. I was all for the idea in the beginning. But now, I dislike it because the people in the jobs bank are getting paid way to much and have full benefit cove...
by Nokar
Wed Dec 31, 2008 2:58 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: The auto makers
Replies: 108
Views: 5329

Re: The auto makers

I am curious... All these theories, opinions, etc. Does any of you work in a union for the big 3? If you only knew what goes in the plants. If you only knew how many programs under several different acronyms they have implemented to get the workers input on how to make things better just for the wor...
by Nokar
Sun Jul 13, 2008 5:07 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: GenCon anyone?
Replies: 8
Views: 1591

Re: GenCon anyone?

cool.
by Nokar
Tue Jul 08, 2008 1:20 am
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Artists could lose all rights to their own art...
Replies: 52
Views: 3280

Re: Artists could lose all rights to their own art...

Where are people getting this idea that you'd have to pay to register every individual photograph? Everyone who's railed against this has brought it up but there's no reason to believe that would ever happen. When you go to put stock photos up for sale you copyright each individual image. Same with...
by Nokar
Mon Jul 07, 2008 9:10 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: Artists could lose all rights to their own art...
Replies: 52
Views: 3280

Re: Artists could lose all rights to their own art...

Interestingly enough there was an article similar to this in one of my latest photography magazines. The gist of that article was that the photographer of the image taken was not given credit for the image at the end of the montage that was created by someone on youtube. She had to fight like hell t...
by Nokar
Thu Jun 19, 2008 9:37 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: GenCon anyone?
Replies: 8
Views: 1591

Re: GenCon anyone?

Sup Axeman! Not a whole heck of a lot. How has everyone been around these neck of the woods? I would be back if I actually had the time to spend on here. Work, family, and my hobby keeps me pretty busy. As well as getting ready to put about 100' of privacy fence up and about another 100' of chain l...
by Nokar
Wed Jun 18, 2008 10:14 pm
Forum: T2 General Discussion Archive
Topic: GenCon anyone?
Replies: 8
Views: 1591

GenCon anyone?

Just curious as to who is going to GenCon this year...


L8r all,
Nokar
by Nokar
Sat Oct 06, 2007 3:12 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: teyaha photography / wedding
Replies: 8
Views: 1531

Kiryan, If you are worried about not having the right combination of f-stop, shutterspeed and ISO then you need to get a lightmeter. A sekonic L-358 flashmeter will do everything you may run into doing wedding photography. Check out this sight for the specs [url] http://www.jackscamera.com/activex/p...
by Nokar
Sun Sep 02, 2007 6:10 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: TorilMUD Fitness Megathread - New Years Resolutions Ahoy!
Replies: 83
Views: 14526

Since January I have lost 22 lbs. For someone who has very little money to invest into equipment. I have something to say. You don't need these highly expensive weights, equipment, bowflex, etc. Lookup up Pavel Tsatsouline on amazon, google, etc. For your first read I would get the book or find a pd...
by Nokar
Wed Jul 12, 2006 1:57 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Superman question (SPOILER DONT READ IF YOU HAVENT SEEN)
Replies: 8
Views: 1084

I have a superman question...
In the first movie it shows this guy emptying a gun into superman.Superman stands there and lets the bullets bounce off of him. Then the guy throws the gun at superman... so whats superman do? he ducks!!! WHY?

*shrug* Just figured I'd add something.
by Nokar
Mon Apr 17, 2006 9:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: For the Jews out there
Replies: 3
Views: 570

Re: For the Jews out there

Passover Seder: "Mah nishtana ha-lailah ha-zeh mi-kol ha-leilot." The puzzled Queen turns to her advisor and asks, "Why is this knight different from all other knights?" The passage "Mah nishtana ha-lailah ha-zeh mi-kol ha-leilot." translates... "Why is this night different from all other nights?" ...
by Nokar
Mon Apr 17, 2006 7:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: For the Jews out there
Replies: 3
Views: 570

ROFL!!!!!

I'm not a jew but ROFL!
by Nokar
Mon Apr 17, 2006 7:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: National Pre-Employment Screening Program
Replies: 21
Views: 2312

I don't like the proposed screening process. As far as immigrants being here. Get them out or make them legal. Not trying to be a racist prick by saying it. Not all of them but some of them cost us more money than they friggin make in a season. All these "x"-rights groups say take them in, give them...
by Nokar
Wed Apr 12, 2006 10:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Selling all my old D&D, AD&D, 2nd edition, etc.
Replies: 6
Views: 1094

ummmm... anything other than 2nd edition was identified as 1st edition with the year as well.

L8r,
by Nokar
Mon Apr 10, 2006 11:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Selling all my old D&D, AD&D, 2nd edition, etc.
Replies: 6
Views: 1094

Selling all my old D&D, AD&D, 2nd edition, etc.

I am planning on selling all my old books and such. I don't play anymore. I have books dating back to 1977-present day If you are interested in any of the following message me on here or mmail Gegor on the mud. Name------------------------------------------- ISBN------------ Cond Oriental Adventures...
by Nokar
Thu Apr 06, 2006 6:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Old age...
Replies: 25
Views: 2959

Nokar, I spent 20 years in the military, what the hell is a twisted sister? And why sauna? It feels great but is really ineffective. You go into sauna, lose a pound or two, get out and gorge on water. Hrrm.. Sit-up position feet 12 inches off deck, crunch, then twist your upper body while scissorin...
by Nokar
Thu Apr 06, 2006 2:10 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Old age...
Replies: 25
Views: 2959

If you are wanting to burn the fat you need to speed up your metabolism a bit. You can do this a couple different ways. 1) Eat several (5-6) small healthy meals a day. 2) There are certain types of food that actually naturally speed up your metabolism. To actually burn the fat off oyur body to becom...
by Nokar
Mon Mar 06, 2006 8:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Some people just have no respect for anything.
Replies: 38
Views: 5872

As far as factory closures there is only one in possible jeopardy and thats Delphi.. as far as that goes GM has been in discussions with Delphi and the UAW about a possible buy back of those plants that delphi bought in town. There is nothing definite as of yet. There are no other plant closures goi...
by Nokar
Sun Mar 05, 2006 4:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Some people just have no respect for anything.
Replies: 38
Views: 5872

I wasn't aware that Kokomo is a small hick town.... We have 4 major factories, 2 malls, a plethera of restaurants and stores. We may not be able to compete with Indy yet but we're still growing.


L8r,
by Nokar
Mon Feb 06, 2006 1:10 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: New PC Tower Advice
Replies: 10
Views: 839

You will need to put a bigger powersupply in the case. I think the minimum you'll have to run without problems is a 550. I had to put a 550 in mine because that is what the mobo requires. Check the specs on your asus mobo on their website.


L8r
by Nokar
Tue Jan 10, 2006 10:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Pimp My PC?
Replies: 38
Views: 5872

SECONDED!! Paris Hilton SUX!

Angelina Jolie all the way!
by Nokar
Tue Jan 10, 2006 1:32 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Sony Vaio?
Replies: 42
Views: 5675

The thermal compound wont mean much if you aren't going to overclock it. AMD's stock heatsing/fan and thermal patch work just fine. No reason to overcomplicate things. You have to be very careful when removing and applying that stuff and I'm sure it would be less of a headache if a person just had ...
by Nokar
Mon Jan 09, 2006 9:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Sony Vaio?
Replies: 42
Views: 5675

Super Dual - AMD Dual core X2 4200+; 1GB RAM; 160GB HARD DRIVE; DVD-RW; $814.99 $814.99 MOTHERBOARD: ECS RS480-M Socket 939/FSB2000/IEEE1394/A&V&L (video on board) CPU: AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core Processor 4200+* (2.2GHz) Retail COOLING FAN: EXTRA COOL (highly recommended add $15 $15.00 $15....
by Nokar
Mon Jan 09, 2006 9:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Sony Vaio?
Replies: 42
Views: 5675

DUDE! build your own. You can build a nice system for around the same price. You can find 17 -19" crt monitors for less than 100. HD's you can find for next to nothing. You can even use your old hard drives as extra storage go out and get a hd enclosure that hooks up to usb 2.0. Is what I did with m...
by Nokar
Mon Jan 09, 2006 9:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Pimp My PC?
Replies: 38
Views: 5872

Ruxur,

which site is it on? amd's or microsofts'?
by Nokar
Sun Jan 08, 2006 11:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Pimp My PC?
Replies: 38
Views: 5872

what I am wondering if what they mean by quad sli is just having 4 seperate monitors hooked up to the dual cards. It also doesn't say what kind of memory (i.e. Manufacturer, whether or not it is registered or non-registered ecc) I'd also have to know what kind of hd would be in it and what type of a...
by Nokar
Mon Dec 05, 2005 5:52 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Melee Combat
Replies: 76
Views: 9124

Well Touk and Vigis pretty much summed up what I would say but I'll still say it anyways. As far as tanks go actually have tank skills mean something. Why is it a lvl 50 warrior have a cap at 80 something for denfense and the onoly other things we can do it kick, bash, and headbutt? Headbutt should ...
by Nokar
Sat Nov 26, 2005 2:21 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Getting reamed in the rectum... need some advice.
Replies: 10
Views: 1237

Well... Unless the first contractoris putting in a pulse furnace or running all new everything including a new a-coil duct work trunk line and plenum(for those that don't know what those are they are the HIGH efficiency furnaces) there's really no way it would cost that much. A Brand new just plain ...
by Nokar
Sat Oct 08, 2005 4:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: RPG Class test
Replies: 29
Views: 3255

Bard 85% Combativeness, 53% Sneakiness, 61% Intellect, 36% Spirituality Dashing and multi-talented: You are a Bard! A decent warriors, reasonable spell-caster, and fairly good at tricking people, the Bard is the jack of all trades. These charming fellows live by their wits, though a sharp blade, a f...
by Nokar
Mon Sep 26, 2005 4:27 am
Forum: T2 Announcements Archive
Topic: FYI
Replies: 22
Views: 8247

SAVE A TREE!!!
EAT A BEAVER!!
by Nokar
Mon Sep 26, 2005 4:23 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: Trouble Dealing with Trouble (Order of the Wyrm)
Replies: 14
Views: 7013

HERE HERE!! A toast to all those who have passed before us, to all those we know now, and to all those who we have not yet met but will befriend! HAIL! ---------------------------------------------- damn Wulv.. had to clear my eyes after that one! good so see so many names.. Too the good ol' days!
by Nokar
Fri Aug 12, 2005 3:32 pm
Forum: NHC: New Player Help
Topic: Frustrations
Replies: 2
Views: 1626

The easiest way is if someone tells you to go to IC, BGR, BG, etc. just simply follow this example: You tell Nokar 'Where is a good place for a level 14 warrior to level?' Nokar tells you 'Go out e of WD and hit BGR' now this is how you should reply. You tell Nokar ' BGR?' Nokar tells you 'Black Gri...
by Nokar
Tue Aug 09, 2005 4:39 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Should there be more after hitting 50th?
Replies: 21
Views: 2440

There should be more to hitting 50 as well as after hitting 50. Have a skill cap for gaining a new level. Have certain quests that must be done before you hit level 50. Have quests to add to being level 50. Have added innate abilities quests for level 50's only. Have added skills that are quest only...
by Nokar
Tue Aug 09, 2005 4:27 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: On warriors again!
Replies: 1
Views: 797

On warriors again!

I have posted before but I cannot find it on here anymore. Well lets get some more ideas no how to improve warriors. My ideas are: Improving defensive skills: Actually having parry, dodge, and riposte actually do more. ----- 2handed tanks should still be able to tank well and should get a parry bonu...
by Nokar
Mon Jul 18, 2005 8:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: why bidding systems suck
Replies: 91
Views: 14473

Well after reading some pretty fiery debate and seeing some pretty nasty pointing. I have a few things to say. 1. I am not perfect in any way. 2. I am not in favor of favoritism. 3. I like to have fun and explore. With that being said I have to point out something that I have currently been having p...
by Nokar
Fri Jul 15, 2005 1:00 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: On warriors
Replies: 57
Views: 9784

Just curious,
I wonder why no imms have responded to this thread.
The polls and most opinions mentioned on this topic are in favor of doing something to the warrior class.

again I am just curious.

L8r,
by Nokar
Wed Jul 13, 2005 12:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Terrorism
Replies: 234
Views: 39378

Now there was something with a vietnam dispute and i would like to second Shiallia there because my grandfather who is a vietnam and WW2 veteran and he also feels like a terroist because of his actions in both wars. Now no he is not one, but from the trials and tribulations that one must go through...
by Nokar
Sat Jul 09, 2005 12:37 am
Forum: NHC: New Player Help
Topic: Observations from a new guy
Replies: 25
Views: 6042

Actually, I'd swear I remember reading an article once where the relationship was mentioned. If anybody could find a link to it, it would be great to include in a review on the mud ratings sites. Here is what all I could find Ash http://www.sigilgames.com/000003.php http://www.torilmud.org/mainabou...
by Nokar
Fri Jul 08, 2005 11:49 pm
Forum: T2 Ideas Archive
Topic: On warriors
Replies: 57
Views: 9784

I did say I understood what they said. Also, yes I am more vocal because I have watched and watched other classes get major fixes while warriors got the shaft. Then upgrade warrior defensive skills and not let us get dragonscale. I'd still like to be able to have the occasional stone then. Tweak the...

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