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by FoundationStepper
Thu Apr 12, 2012 7:58 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: R.I.P. MB.com
Replies: 77
Views: 21446

Re: R.I.P. MB.com

I still use this site for checking things, e.g. the repairs thread, or old comments on tech

so if we were to kill it, perhaps just lock it off and leave an archive?
by FoundationStepper
Sun Apr 01, 2012 9:32 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Controversial Advertising
Replies: 78
Views: 27491

Re: Controversial Advertising

Watch the posted video on YouTube.



for some reason this comes to mind when I see that sort of graf appropriation - blondie rap...

love the chanel 80's fluro proto-throwup look
by FoundationStepper
Tue Jan 24, 2012 9:42 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: TEN YEARS OF NOTHING - not one fucking thing!
Replies: 62467
Views: 1613848

Re: TTAN

her music selection is limited to 130.1 +/- .01
by FoundationStepper
Tue Jan 24, 2012 9:36 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Gripe thread
Replies: 32042
Views: 990317

Re: Gripe thread

how on earth you can complain when amazing salad rolls are on offer is beyond me. they can even make them 'western' style. so cheap and yum

three bags full makes me cringe tho
by FoundationStepper
Tue Nov 29, 2011 2:10 pm
Forum: The Music
Topic: Circle Jerk! - Sat 10 December
Replies: 1
Views: 713

Circle Jerk! - Sat 10 December

Playing at this one in a week and a bit! m Circle Jerk will present handcrafted landscapes, algorithmic art, interactive instruments and visceral progressions. This kaleidoscope of noise will be sculpted behind the veil of 100 loud speakers. A tangling of electronic music, music concrete, noise, amb...
by FoundationStepper
Tue Nov 29, 2011 2:08 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Surface Resonance
Replies: 25
Views: 5157

Re: Surface Resonance

http://circlejerk.com.au/about

set times and more description up
by FoundationStepper
Sat Nov 26, 2011 8:28 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Surface Resonance
Replies: 25
Views: 5157

Re: Surface Resonance

update - m This site is for my recent, current and future arts practice. tried for a reasonably minimal design, using a hacked wordpress theme to make the whole job of building it soo much easier. check out the silo sounds - m I will be performing a version of this recording (using four mic sources ...
by FoundationStepper
Mon Oct 31, 2011 2:56 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Wireless speakers
Replies: 15
Views: 8797

Re: Wireless speakers

perhaps this artical is of interest?

http://www.practical-home-theater-guide ... stems.html

it seems there are packages for wireless rears moreso than for the fronts?
by FoundationStepper
Mon Oct 31, 2011 2:50 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Wireless speakers
Replies: 15
Views: 8797

Re: Wireless speakers

being an old hifi salesperson, i looked up a few of the mags i used to read but nothing seemed to stand out putting wireless aside for a sec, what sort of budget and configuration would you be after? i.e. a full range sub and bookshelf sized sats? (more classic hi fi - proper mid range boxes support...
by FoundationStepper
Mon Oct 31, 2011 2:23 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Wireless speakers
Replies: 15
Views: 8797

Re: Wireless speakers

i guess im thinking they make more sense when the media source is in another room or similar - but when in the same room you are really just choosing one type of wire over another aren't you?
by FoundationStepper
Mon Oct 31, 2011 2:09 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Wireless speakers
Replies: 15
Views: 8797

Re: Wireless speakers

i'm not trying to make a point, merely checking that technology hasn't overtaken my understanding of the laws of physics. i'm actually unsure what the appeal is in the wireless speakers so much - that is, if you need ro run ac to the speakers whats the big deal about saving on running speaker cable ...
by FoundationStepper
Mon Oct 31, 2011 1:18 pm
Forum: The Music
Topic: Flying Lotus, Aphex Twin, sideshows???
Replies: 6
Views: 2014

Re: Flying Lotus, Aphex Twin, sideshows???

i think the dates for future music (in other cities the nights either side of the melbourne gig I think) prove cammo right, aside from his general point

i didn't find the whole aphex experience intersting enough last time to warrant shelling out the bucks this time around
by FoundationStepper
Mon Oct 31, 2011 12:53 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Gripe thread
Replies: 32042
Views: 990317

Re: Gripe thread

and today's shares
by FoundationStepper
Mon Oct 31, 2011 12:52 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Wireless speakers
Replies: 15
Views: 8797

Re: Wireless speakers

wireless means 'radio' plus power or battery connection right? i.e. only truely wireless if relying on battery power?
by FoundationStepper
Mon Oct 24, 2011 10:45 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Big Up Thread
Replies: 29742
Views: 835438

Re: The Big Up Thread

c'mon!
by FoundationStepper
Sun Oct 23, 2011 1:45 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Big Up Thread
Replies: 29742
Views: 835438

Re: The Big Up Thread

nope, clearly not
by FoundationStepper
Sun Oct 23, 2011 1:45 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Big Up Thread
Replies: 29742
Views: 835438

Re: The Big Up Thread

didn't work?
by FoundationStepper
Fri Oct 21, 2011 5:09 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Big Up Thread
Replies: 29742
Views: 835438

Re: The Big Up Thread

FoundationStepper wrote:concur


what she said
by FoundationStepper
Fri Oct 21, 2011 5:08 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Big Up Thread
Replies: 29742
Views: 835438

Re: The Big Up Thread

concur
by FoundationStepper
Mon Oct 17, 2011 10:11 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: kicks/sneakers/trainers/runners
Replies: 1772
Views: 209463

Re: kicks/sneakers/trainers/runners

my previously cheap ass martial arts training shoes - feiyue's - have gone uber trendy - boo sucks they are going up madly in price now. should be like $25 a pop
by FoundationStepper
Fri Oct 14, 2011 9:26 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: bikes
Replies: 1399
Views: 150284

Re: bikes

ditto
by FoundationStepper
Tue Oct 11, 2011 4:31 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: bikes
Replies: 1399
Views: 150284

Re: bikes

i'm going to walk tomorrow instead of riding like every normal day. too many noobs down canning st
by FoundationStepper
Mon Sep 26, 2011 11:45 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Gripe thread
Replies: 32042
Views: 990317

Re: Gripe thread

Image
by FoundationStepper
Thu Sep 22, 2011 11:07 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: the official console and PC nerdy thread!
Replies: 3858
Views: 279796

Re: the official console and PC nerdy thread!

No empire or clones. It's set in the republic (hence the title "The Old Republic"), which was what the empire replaced in the second trilogy. There are complex rules as to what is defined as "canon" in star wars. I can't be bothered explaining, so take a look here: m I can't bel...
by FoundationStepper
Thu Sep 08, 2011 1:44 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: TEN YEARS OF NOTHING - not one fucking thing!
Replies: 62467
Views: 1613848

Re: TTAN

seen the birthdays for today? do spambots all have the same birthday or something?
by FoundationStepper
Fri Sep 02, 2011 2:28 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: quality food...
Replies: 5859
Views: 279634

Re: quality food...

pulled pork sammich for lunch

yummo

yesterday was sichuan chilli banquet at sichuan house. well recommended way to get a bunch of people out and having fun
by FoundationStepper
Fri Sep 02, 2011 11:54 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Movie/Film/DVD thread...
Replies: 8387
Views: 386051

Re: The Movie/Film/DVD thread...

i actually thought thor was good, daft fun. and I don't normally take much pleasure in daft movies. then again, i did go to stiener school, which is steeped in nordic mythology - so I quite liked that whole aspect.

the green lantern looks absolutely shiftful though
by FoundationStepper
Tue Aug 30, 2011 5:09 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: quality food...
Replies: 5859
Views: 279634

Re: quality food...

i think the butter is often just mayo

awesome viet rolls on vic st, near nicholson (can't remember the name, its an orange sign, nhu lam?)- yummy tofu ones without random meat factor
by FoundationStepper
Thu Aug 25, 2011 4:24 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Big Up Thread
Replies: 29742
Views: 835438

Re: The Big Up Thread

Big Ups to the Elmer Fudd impersonator who works at our China office. We sent artwork to go onto Jackets - Brunswick... Jackets sent back - BWUNSWICK Seriously. I have to deal with this every single day as all of our manufacturer's are chinese. They dont give a duck. my experience of china - 75-80%...
by FoundationStepper
Thu Aug 25, 2011 3:13 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Big Up Thread
Replies: 29742
Views: 835438

Re: The Big Up Thread

Awesome - this was the one in england ? or was it ireland ?


or turkmenistan? - i forget
by FoundationStepper
Thu Aug 18, 2011 2:58 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Gripe thread
Replies: 32042
Views: 990317

Re: Gripe thread

IMO BYO orstraya
by FoundationStepper
Thu Aug 18, 2011 9:52 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Gripe thread
Replies: 32042
Views: 990317

Re: Gripe thread

Hatsudai wrote:
witty_pseudonym wrote:We are the most politically apathetic nation in the world


Not even close to Japan, like, not even in the same stratosphere.


yeah actually good point. i remember that now, kind of.
by FoundationStepper
Wed Aug 17, 2011 4:45 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Gripe thread
Replies: 32042
Views: 990317

Re: Gripe thread

yes visionless

i think it was probably a long time ago though that labour ceased to really just be the 'blue collar' party (unions etc)

that said, the last labour reforms were very union driven, hardly a product of corporate servitude
by FoundationStepper
Wed Aug 17, 2011 4:40 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Gripe thread
Replies: 32042
Views: 990317

Re: Gripe thread

We are the most politically apathetic nation in the world yeah fair chance of that that is evidenced by our government and the opposition, neither of whom have a strong ideology or the power to drive something more than a conservative right wing agenda. (apart from the boat people side of things) t...
by FoundationStepper
Tue Aug 02, 2011 9:59 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: the official console and PC nerdy thread!
Replies: 3858
Views: 279796

Re: the official console and PC nerdy thread!

george lucas himself has had a good go at fucking up the star wars canon, with the prequels
by FoundationStepper
Sun Jul 31, 2011 10:16 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: mail forwarding from usa
Replies: 4
Views: 648

Re: mail forwarding from usa

wow. that would be awesome retzie. still a ways off but i'll let you know

out of interest, any other experiences with forwarding? or buying software overseas?
by FoundationStepper
Sun Jul 31, 2011 12:49 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: iPhone.. zomg
Replies: 1722
Views: 84455

Re: iPhone.. zomg

by FoundationStepper
Fri Jul 29, 2011 9:03 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: mail forwarding from usa
Replies: 4
Views: 648

Re: mail forwarding from usa

mods are we able to move this to the general forum? thanks
by FoundationStepper
Fri Jul 29, 2011 8:58 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Big Up Thread
Replies: 29742
Views: 835438

Re: The Big Up Thread

mecka wrote:13" macbook pro for $550.


not bad! - how old?
by FoundationStepper
Fri Jul 29, 2011 11:58 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: bikes
Replies: 1399
Views: 150284

Re: bikes

yep - i ride most days from northcote - drummond or canning. when i do drive, i just don't understand why people take nicholson or lygon! its like a deathwish and deliberate nuisance in one. and its only a block to get to a decent road for bikes.
by FoundationStepper
Tue Jul 26, 2011 12:56 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: mail forwarding from usa
Replies: 4
Views: 648

mail forwarding from usa

[thought id rephrase this to what my question is really about] looking at a purchase of logic studio - one thing ive noticed is that its some $250 cheaper buying in the states, e.g. from an amazon store. anyone done this with apple software products? its not like its hurting a little local retailer ...
by FoundationStepper
Wed Jun 29, 2011 12:47 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: BEER! mmmmm....
Replies: 886
Views: 29669

Re: BEER! mmmmm....

HAPPY DUVEL DAY! JUST GOT OFF THE SKYPE TO BY BELGIAN FRIEND - TWELVE YEARS OF AN INTERNATIONAL CHAT AND A DUVEL. THIS TIME IN AMERICA, SO HE GETS THE BENEFIT OF A 10AM FULL STRENGTH BEER

ALSO TODAY IS INTERNATIONAL CAPS LOCK DAY. IN BEFORE THE BELL TOLLS MIDNIGHT
by FoundationStepper
Tue Jun 28, 2011 2:59 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Gripe thread
Replies: 32042
Views: 990317

Re: Gripe thread

it's not really fair for holograms to be on jury duty. well known fact
by FoundationStepper
Thu Jun 16, 2011 6:05 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: quality food...
Replies: 5859
Views: 279634

Re: quality food...

had this for lunch

yummoooo
by FoundationStepper
Thu Jun 16, 2011 4:42 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Gripe thread
Replies: 32042
Views: 990317

Re: Gripe thread

don't buy a dummy he will turn into a candy raver like everyone on this forum

nah you could do worse than that, admittedly it is a rod for your back but better to sleep now and deal with weaning later, than going bananas and doing a roni on your partner
by FoundationStepper
Thu Jun 16, 2011 4:31 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Roni Size busts a Goldie on his girlfriend
Replies: 11
Views: 1459

Re: Roni Size busts a Goldie on his girlfriend

:drumandbassdadjokes:
by FoundationStepper
Thu Jun 16, 2011 1:09 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: bikes
Replies: 1399
Views: 150284

Re: bikes

yeah with parts - - 1 spoke - 4 brake pads (although I'm not sure I really need them yet) - drive chain Then sorting out the font wheel etc The parts and labour on those would have been about $190, or the option of about $225 for a service (go over everyingthing) plus the above. with the whole servi...
by FoundationStepper
Wed Jun 15, 2011 9:38 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: bikes
Replies: 1399
Views: 150284

Re: bikes

so brought my old shogun metro for a service today. quoted around $230 for the usual - service, align wheels, brake pads, chain, etc.... the old major problem was the front wheel really, buckled and needed truing up so the brakes would work ok. seemed a bit too much just to get riding again. really ...