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  • violian posted a message in the forum topic Have you ditched cable and satellite for Internet TV? on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    We get free over-the-air HDTV (~35 channels including Fox Sports) where I live so we don't have to worry about paying for expensive cable or watching internet tv.

  • violian posted a message in the forum topic How do you feel about sweat shops/slave/forced labour? on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    It is a double-edged sword. I have young family members in Cambodia (I was born in the US) and some of them worked in sweat shops in Cambodia. In SE Asia, child prostitution and human trafficking (b...

  • violian posted a message in the forum topic What is the greatest horror movie since 2000! on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    The remake of Evil Dead was pretty funny and scary at the same time. Lots of tense moments during the movie.

  • violian posted a message in the forum topic What does your gaming set up look like? on the Games Discussion board

    No plans to upgrade tv or entertainment set as I'm really happy with them - currently a 39" LED-LCD HDTV, Yamaha receiver with Bose speakers, and a Z-Line tv stand. I do however, like to re-arrange ...

  • violian posted a message in the forum topic Annoying video game cliches list on the Games Discussion board

    The dude had everything and is at the top then gets betrayed or screwed by another character so he ends up having to re-start his way back up the ladder....*cough, cough* - Need For Speed franchise.

  • violian posted a message in the forum topic Black berry founder looking to buy company. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    Surprised they're going on to release the Z30. I've yet to this day, to see anyone using the Z10 (or Z20....whatever it is) which is quite shocking considering that everywhere I go, everyone always s...

  • violian posted a message in the forum topic Under the Dome Season 2 on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    I stopped watching after the 3rd episode. Terrible show.

  • violian posted a message in the forum topic Do you think the Dreamcast still holds up today? on the Games Discussion board

    No. If I remember correctly, I picked up my Dreamcast on clearance for 1/2 off at Target ~2 years after the Dreamcast launched. That is a huge flop in the gaming industry. The PS2 was out ages ago an...

  • violian posted a message in the forum topic What was it that convinced you to get a next gen console? on the Games Discussion board

    Games for sure. Made the mistake back in the day by purchasing the Gamecube over PS2 because the Gamecube was more powerful. Well....none of the games on Gamecube were my taste and it colllected dust...

  • violian posted a message in the forum topic What is Final Fantasy doing? on the Games Discussion board

    I stopped playing Final Fantasy after FF10. My favorite by far (the first and only game that ever made me emotionally connected) was FF8. Characters had so much personality and to be able to explor...

  • violian posted a message in the forum topic Final Fantasy X HD gets a release date on the Games Discussion board

    Didn't like that game so I won't be picking it up.

  • violian posted a message in the forum topic Can I connect Xbox using HDMI to VGA ? on the Xbox Discussion board

    I have the Xbox 360 VGA HD AV cable as shown above and it works great - I couldn't tell the difference between VGA and HDMI when playing Halo 3 (when I first got the cable). I would advise not picki...