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Forum: The Pit 01-22-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 950
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
When you say Intel Radeon, those two words don't...

When you say Intel Radeon, those two words don't normally go together! Do you mean Intel 'HD' integrated graphics, or a discrete AMD radeon card?

It'd be good if you could find out the exact model...
Forum: The Pit 01-22-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 950
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
Good to know. I've never used them, and I'll keep...

Good to know. I've never used them, and I'll keep that in mind. I nearly always use Scan, I've had good service from them but I've never had any problems so I haven't seen how they are when something...
Forum: The Pit 01-21-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 17,872
Views: 233,895
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
Sounds good to me, classic tech support...

Sounds good to me, classic tech support response.

If you're still looking for folks to list as 'experts', I'd happily go down for Intel/nvidia/guy-to-talk-about-hardware-when-Damien-isnt-around....
Forum: The Pit 01-21-2015, 03:51 AM
Replies: 17,872
Views: 233,895
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
But since Damien practically lives in this...

But since Damien practically lives in this thread, if he did the first post he'd be able to keep it edited and up to date. I like the idea - even if people probably don't read the first post that...
Forum: The Pit 01-18-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1,477
Views: 28,811
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
:) My favourite. It's been a while since I had a...

:) My favourite. It's been a while since I had a bottle though, I need to get another.

I've just been to visit a friend this weekend and took a bottle of Talisker Storm with me. We got through...
Forum: The Pit 01-11-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 970
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
How about C++ or Java? Failing that, Ancient...

How about C++ or Java?

Failing that, Ancient Sumerian.
Forum: The Pit 12-22-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 546
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
The pit isn't exactly the right place for this....

The pit isn't exactly the right place for this.

Sitting shouldn't be a problem since you can play it classical position. You've just got to watch out for where the jack is so that the cable isn't...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-21-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 680
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
Probably the biggest question is do you want to...

Probably the biggest question is do you want to play songs that are in different tunings on the one guitar? Because that's a massive pain with an FR system. The general stuff that people always...
Forum: The Pit 12-21-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 17,872
Views: 233,895
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
Glad to hear it's worked out so well....

Glad to hear it's worked out so well. :)

Building PCs is just so much darn fun. And you get a great machine out of it at the end!
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-21-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,194
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
Back when I was new to guitar I fell in love with...

Back when I was new to guitar I fell in love with a candy apple red Jaguar in a guitar store window. Never played it, but damn it looked good. I'll probably end up buying one someday just from...
Forum: The Pit 12-15-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,270
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
I was born old.

I was born old.
Forum: The Pit 12-08-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 902
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
I've got one finished fantasy novel (just shy of...

I've got one finished fantasy novel (just shy of 300k words) and a couple more that I started and abandoned at around the 100k word mark.

Unfortunately I have a tendency to turn against my own work....
Forum: The Pit 12-04-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1,477
Views: 28,811
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
Adding a small amount of water is quite a popular...

Adding a small amount of water is quite a popular way to open up the flavours, especially in whiskies that have been bottled at a higher ABV.

A lot of whisky drinkers don't like ice. For one thing,...
Forum: The Pit 11-30-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,629
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
Good to see that we're having another one of...

Good to see that we're having another one of these.

I may or may not enter depending on the theme we end up with and how things are going with my other writing projects, but I'll definitely lurk...
Forum: The Pit 11-27-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 17,872
Views: 233,895
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
Yeah, Windows 7 will be fine. I'm using Windows...

Yeah, Windows 7 will be fine.

I'm using Windows 8 and honestly I think it's worth going for. It's got a few under-the-hood advantages, though I can't remember if it had any particular improvements...
Forum: The Pit 11-27-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 17,872
Views: 233,895
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
We're always happy to talk tech in here! :)...

We're always happy to talk tech in here! :)

Nothing wrong with having a favourite brand. Most of us in here do, but we're generally really good about recognising the strengths/flaws in all of...
Forum: The Pit 11-25-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 17,872
Views: 233,895
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
I reckon I would post in here a more often, but...

I reckon I would post in here a more often, but every time I see somebody has asked a question, chances are you've already answered it! Marvellous thread.




We'll look forward to seeing them. ...
Forum: The Pit 11-21-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 17,872
Views: 233,895
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
Tough choice. I've used Gigabyte in two builds...

Tough choice.

I've used Gigabyte in two builds and had no problems with either board, I'd happily use them again. One lasted four years before I retired it and was still going strong; the other one...
Forum: The Pit 11-16-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 17,872
Views: 233,895
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
Seems like we've all got some pretty cool PCs in...

Seems like we've all got some pretty cool PCs in here! :cheers:

So.. if everybody's doing it:

Core i7 4770k
Thermalright Archon SB-E X2 Dual fan tower heatsink
16 GB Corsair Vengeance Pro 1866...
Forum: The Pit 11-09-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 574
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
Best as in 'highest mark' would be my AS Level...

Best as in 'highest mark' would be my AS Level Maths (first half of an A-Level which you usually take at age 17 for non UK-ers). It was three modules, and I ended with 299/300. I still want to know...
Forum: The Pit 10-31-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8,319
Views: 136,029
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
I remember my first minecraft ragequit way back....

I remember my first minecraft ragequit way back. It was beta something or other, and I'd managed to die in some stupid way in one of my tunnels and couldn't get back to my gear before it all...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-30-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 408
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
Hmm, to be honest I'm not sure about the whole...

Hmm, to be honest I'm not sure about the whole range. If I had to guess I'd say maybe the neckthroughs had 12-16" but I'm pretty certain the dinkies were 14-16". I think the same went for the rest of...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-28-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 408
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
Yeah, that's right. The bolt-ons are from FMIC...

Yeah, that's right. The bolt-ons are from FMIC Mexico and the neckthroughs are Indonesian.

I've been very tempted by the new dinkies, and I saw a couple in a store at the weekend. They looked great...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-10-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 717
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
Yeah, that's a Charvel Model 1. You're looking at...

Yeah, that's a Charvel Model 1. You're looking at 1986-87 for the year. That's not from the serial number, it's just the years that those were produced. Built in the Chushin Gakki factory, Japan....
Forum: The Pit 10-08-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6,231
Views: 227,024
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
The talk of overcoats up the page has made me...

The talk of overcoats up the page has made me want to buy another greatcoat. I've got a pretty nice cashmere blend overcoat from Greenwoods, but when it gets cold I tend to prefer my greatcoats. It's...
Forum: The Pit 10-03-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1,477
Views: 28,811
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
^ Nice! I just picked up a bottle of the...

^ Nice!

I just picked up a bottle of the Bruichladdich Laddie Ten today, reduced to clear. Which seems odd to me, since it's been really popular and the distillery has struggled to keep up with...
Forum: The Pit 09-28-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 17,872
Views: 233,895
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
^ Yeah, and I'd always prefer a single more...

^ Yeah, and I'd always prefer a single more powerful card than having a pair of less powerful cards.
Forum: The Pit 09-28-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 17,872
Views: 233,895
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
I wasn't complaining. More an interesting...

I wasn't complaining. More an interesting observation!

My job is also pretty awesome and I could easily spend a lot more on PC parts if I wanted to. Well, I spend quite a lot anyway, but I could...
Forum: The Pit 09-27-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 17,872
Views: 233,895
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
Yeah, it's nuts. I paid 300 for my 770 when they...

Yeah, it's nuts. I paid 300 for my 770 when they were brand new. There's 780s now for under 230, and my exact model of 770 is going for just under 200.

I guess that's just the price premium for...
Forum: The Pit 09-27-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,379
Posted By Confuse-a-Cat
Beans on toast.

Beans on toast.
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