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Know what would be fun? Maybe?

A 48 hour LAN party. Drop all responsibilities onto someone else. Set up a gaming rig on an uncomfortable folding table, next to everyone else, in a rented hall. No one leaves. Sleep on the floor under your PC. Eat shit food, Pringles and ordered pizza. Games rotate every 2 hours.

That would be fun. Maybe.
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nKxvDYHkfSY
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Apparently I should not have used the montage version, and just had one.
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Intent understood.
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GORDON wrote: Know what would be fun? Maybe?

A 48 hour LAN party. Drop all responsibilities onto someone else. Set up a gaming rig on an uncomfortable folding table, next to everyone else, in a rented hall. No one leaves. Sleep on the floor under your PC. Eat shit food, Pringles and ordered pizza. Games rotate every 2 hours.

That would be fun. Maybe.
Sounds fun to me, but you forgot at least one thing. LOTS AND LOTS of Gordonopolis homemade beer!
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GORDON wrote: Intent understood.
I meant the lack of other people chiming in :)
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TheCatt wrote:
GORDON wrote: Intent understood.
I meant the lack of other people chiming in :)
Ah yes, that. I was a little surprised, but I do tend to be unpleasant and off-putting. I ascribed it to that.

Always have Gordonopolis on hand.
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Threw my old gaming rig away in the move. Once the year's bonus check hit the account i'm gonna get myself a sexy new gaming laptop. Been wanting to play the Witcher 3 in proper style for a while now.

And, as always, I throw down a gauntlet for all comers in Supreme Commander / Planetary Annihilation, regardless of room i'm in.
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It's been long, and long, since someone dared challenge me at SupCom.
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It's not a terrible plan.
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Leisher wrote: It's not a terrible plan.
Id -refer a real bed.
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I nominate the guy recently offered $500/year salary to rent a hotel suite in Vegas and fly us all there.
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GORDON wrote: I nominate the guy recently offered $500/year salary to rent a hotel suite in Vegas and fly us all there.
$500 / yr doesn’t go very far.

Honestly, your idea was always a plan of mine if we/I hit the lottery
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Troy wrote: Once the year's bonus check hit the account i'm gonna get myself a sexy new gaming laptop. Been wanting to play the Witcher 3 in proper style for a while now.
What model(s) are you pondering?

Getting a new laptop (for work) that has these specs on a 15.6" screen
9th Generation Intel® Core™ i9-9980HK
Windows 10 Home
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650 4GB GDDR5
64GB DDR4-2666MHz, 2x32G
2TB PCIe Solid State Drive
Which looks like videocard-wise still puts me way behind a desktop.
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W10 Home on a work PC?
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Leisher wrote: W10 Home on a work PC?
Oh, right, that was just the default I copy/pasted. It's W10 Pro.
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TheCatt wrote:
Troy wrote: Once the year's bonus check hit the account i'm gonna get myself a sexy new gaming laptop. Been wanting to play the Witcher 3 in proper style for a while now.
What model(s) are you pondering?

Getting a new laptop (for work) that has these specs on a 15.6" screen
9th Generation Intel® Core™ i9-9980HK
Windows 10 Home
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650 4GB GDDR5
64GB DDR4-2666MHz, 2x32G
2TB PCIe Solid State Drive
Which looks like videocard-wise still puts me way behind a desktop.
Sexy. I was looking at one of these: https://www.lenovo.com/us/en/laptops/le ... gIJIPD_BwE

I can't speak from a cost/performance aspect, but having used Lenovo laptops at work for a while now, I've been really impressed with their ability to shrug off drops/spills, etc. Which I'm really valuing because I love wrecking expensive things like that. I've been using a 15 inch screen, but since this won't travel out of the house like my current workhorse, I think the 17 inch is in order. I'll get a docking monitor too.

I tried to play games on a newer Mac Pro that work got me, but I can't get over the button combination for gaming. I hate it. I like my old Macbook better for general use. (porn)
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Troy wrote: I was looking at one of these: https://www.lenovo.com/us/en/laptops/le ... gIJIPD_BwE
Pretty.
Troy wrote: Which I'm really valuing because I love wrecking expensive things like that.
I break every laptop I own. :( Lenovo, Dell, HP, Asus...
Troy wrote: I've been using a 15 inch screen, but since this won't travel out of the house like my current workhorse, I think the 17 inch is in order. I'll get a docking monitor too.
Nice. Yeah, for travel I don't want to go above 15" or 4lbs.

Which screen? Those new 38-49" curved ones are crazy.
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TheCatt wrote:

Which screen? Those new 38-49" curved ones are crazy.
My buddy has one of those, it looks pretty rad. I'll probably go cheap, I can't imagine paying that much for a monitor.
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Troy wrote:
TheCatt wrote:

Which screen? Those new 38-49" curved ones are crazy.
My buddy has one of those, it looks pretty rad. I'll probably go cheap, I can't imagine paying that much for a monitor.
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