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Ender_IXI
12-29-2009, 09:26 PM
I see alot of the same people on here and was wondering what you guys are into.

I'm into:

Music: mostly mashups and remixs. this guy is the prime example of what i like is http://partyben.com/downloads/ . I like modern music and don't have a nostalgic bone in my body. I get alot of my music from movies or music blogs (http://audioabsinthe.com/blog/)

Sports: I love MMA, anderson silva and bj penn are my favorite fighters and i can't wait for rampage vs rashad. I also like nfl, and a fantasy team is indespensible when your team is having a bad year. Very much looking forward to the World Cup.

Books: i love reading and actually have an eng degree from a UNC school. I know you can't tell from my posts but my degree isn't in punctuation. I like fantasy and sci-fi. Favorite books are: Snow Crash, The Beach, Heart of Darkness, Enders Game. Also really like detective books.

I worked on Obamas campaign team here in NC during the primaries last yr.

I work for a software company specializing in software for social workers. It's a work at home job and it allows me to play alot of trials.

I love movies but rarely go to them. I mostly just download them. Netflix on the xbox is pretty cool it turns out. I've watched lots of cool stuff i woulda missed otherwise. i highly recommend getting netflix for the xbox.

TV: House, Office, 30 Rock, Rescue Me, Lie to Me, Sons of Anarchy, How i met your mother, the league, sunny in philly, scrubs, burn notice....nothing where murder is the primary plot device and without a doubt the best writing/best show on tv is Lost and i'm eagerly awaiting the final season on Feb 2nd.

thats a bit about me, anyone else feel like sharing?

rlmergeuser
01-20-2010, 05:48 PM
Sup Ender. You should grab my custom fight night 4 characters. Spent a good hour on a custom quality BJ penn, And several others. http://forum.redlynx.com/forum/images/smilies/icon_mrgreen.gif Otherwise I'm into creating music on my MAC, Using pro logic 8.

rlmergeuser
01-22-2010, 01:11 AM
Music - lots of Rock
Books - Nothing really
Hobby - Tinkering on motorcycles

jonofthejungle9
01-22-2010, 01:20 AM
If I'm not playing on my xbox, I'm usually out on my mountain bike.
I ride a bit of downhill, street and a little trials too.
This game has given me some new insights on moving my weight whilst riding, that has actually improved my riding and I'm now getting about 5-6inches higher when trying to hop up walls or high steps!
Result!

Jarr3tt88
01-22-2010, 01:43 AM
Prior to Trials HD I was hardcore into Rock Band. I have over 1,000 songs and spent alot of money into it lol Its a great game if you guys haven't played it yet!

rlmergeuser
01-22-2010, 03:15 AM
I feel like sharing http://forum.redlynx.com/forum/images/smilies/icon_razz.gif

Great job on your english degree Ender!
and dont worry man i have a journalism degree and i cant spell my own name! or be bothered watching the news, reading papers etc, if anything the degree just ignited a hatred for all types of news mediums and how they are broadcast in society.
Im from Ireland, 24 years old. Have not done a thing since finishing college, currently saving as much dosh as i can as myself and girlfriend are going travelling for a year, hoping to start in Canada and work our way down to south america(its been a life long ambition to go cliff diving in mexico).
Into all types of music, feeling a bit of Radiohead in rainbows, them crooked vultures, at the moment, but never stray too far from jah almighty bob the legend marley!
Crazy about football or soccer as you guys call it. Books wise i love abit of louis de beirnies, david mitchell and i actually really liked the beach, it was way better than the film with a f00ked up ending. Well thats me, why i felt the need to write all that down ill never know, self therapy i suppose, oh yeah and im hooked on trials hd and thc http://forum.redlynx.com/forum/images/smilies/icon_razz.gif

Ender_IXI
01-22-2010, 11:52 PM
Sup Ender. You should grab my custom fight night 4 characters. Spent a good hour on a custom quality BJ penn, And several others. http://forum.redlynx.com/forum/images/smilies/icon_mrgreen.gif Otherwise I'm into creating music on my MAC, Using pro logic 8.

I'm not much into the fight night series, i'm just not that into boxing altho i would probably be into Maywether v Pacio. I thought ufc undisputed was very well done and am considering the sequel. The new EA mma game looks horrible, it looks like Fight Night 2.

I'm curious about your music. Do you do beats or do you make music/songs? I know there are people who think all music should be from instruments but more and more i find very well done music that was made mostly on a computer i assume. For instance for a week now i've been listening to Broken Bells, the guy from the Shins and Danger Mouse (Grey Album), while i do my work and i think most of it was done on a computer. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-mkr19RSG6k

Any of your music on the web skum?





Prior to Trials HD I was hardcore into Rock Band. I have over 1,000 songs and spent alot of money into it lol Its a great game if you guys haven't played it yet!

I'm all about the drums in rock band. I only do medium(?) cause any harder i start missing notes and it's not as fun. It's definitly one of the better party games out there. I like all the chilli pepper songs and when i last borrowed the drums from a friend i did it with Guitar Hero 5 and there was one song that i loved doing over and over http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7aOWIFgIZQ




I feel like sharing http://forum.redlynx.com/forum/images/smilies/icon_razz.gif

Great job on your english degree Ender!
and dont worry man i have a journalism degree and i cant spell my own name! or be bothered watching the news, reading papers etc, if anything the degree just ignited a hatred for all types of news mediums and how they are broadcast in society.

In america we have cable news networks which consist of the Republican(Fox News), the Democrat(MSNBC) and one thats in the middle but leans Democrat(imo) CNN. Its like with every source you have to take into consideration which side of the argument(and there's plenty) they're on. The least bias source seems to be the magazine Rolling Stone. One of the things i thank trials for is for allowing me to watch less cable news. It's revolting how partisan my country is. It's getting in the way of some severely needed changes.


Im from Ireland, 24 years old. Have not done a thing since finishing college, currently saving as much dosh as i can as myself and girlfriend are going travelling for a year, hoping to start in Canada and work our way down to south america(its been a life long ambition to go cliff diving in mexico).

No offense to canadians, but why canada? That place is ridiculously painfully cold. If it's snowboarding you're after i recommend the moutains of West Virgina. If your going through the states i also recommend Manhattan and New Orleans. In between those two it depends on what you're after. The beaches in North Carolina are also very nice. Avoid the Jersey Shore at all costs.



Into all types of music, feeling a bit of Radiohead in rainbows, them crooked vultures, at the moment, but never stray too far from jah almighty bob the legend marley!

Yea radiohead never disappoints. One of my favorite remixs of the year was a Radiohead song. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-hT3SxH_q40&feature=fvw Bob Marley was one of the soundtracks to my high school years so i don't listen to him often but i don't turn it off if i hear it and no denying his greatness.



Crazy about football or soccer as you guys call it. Books wise i love abit of louis de beirnies, david mitchell and i actually really liked the beach, it was way better than the film with a f00ked up ending. Well thats me, why i felt the need to write all that down ill never know, self therapy i suppose, oh yeah and im hooked on trials hd and thc http://forum.redlynx.com/forum/images/smilies/icon_razz.gif

That handball by henri was pretty bad. I felt for the irish fans on that one, but what can you do. Maybe they'll add instant replay like we have in all the american sports. Don't know who i'm going for in the Cup but i usually like watching Brazil, Itatly and i was usually Portugal when i played Fifa back in the day.

Yes, the ending of the Beach was probably the scariest ending to a book i've ever read. I read that thing 9 times before i got every little bit, from way the chapter titles fit each chapter to the theme of unrequited desire which is what ruins the paradise. The first half of the movie works but when they light those flying lanterns it all goes downhill from there.

If you like sci-fi check out Snow Crash. It's about a samurai hacker named Hiro Protagonist. Written in 1991 the author pretty much calls everything from the Internet to xbox live to media conglomerates. Add in a Babylonian computer virus and it is a very interesting read.

SuperRadioCase
01-23-2010, 02:59 AM
Music - Any Dream Theater song will make me happy, and I'm also into 80's and 90's music. I also appreciate a few trance songs.

Sports - I'm not much of a sporty person but I like games like basketball, soccer, and, unrelated, using my pogo stick http://forum.redlynx.com/forum/images/smilies/icon_e_smile.gif

Books - What? Bo-o-k... bo-ok... book? What be this book? Is this something I store my favorite internet bookmarks in? Just kidding, I hate books with a passion http://forum.redlynx.com/forum/images/smilies/icon_e_smile.gif

Movies - Comedies are the best, but any non-romance movie with a good story will keep me interested.

TV - That's where my Trials rider lives. Occasionally, I'll ask him to stand aside and let me watch Kenny vs. Spenny (greatest show ever, by the way! It's coming on in a few minutes, actually http://forum.redlynx.com/forum/images/smilies/icon_e_biggrin.gif).

Job - I currently have a part time job at McDonalds and the only thing I've learned from it so far is that burns turn to bubbles. I'm probably going to get a new job somewhere else if I can find one.

Hobbies - I like playing Trials, and I used to be a huge Guitar Hero nut like Jarr3tt88. I think you (Jarr3tt88) might actually understand my awesome when I say I've still got the skill to beat Jordan in GH2 http://forum.redlynx.com/forum/images/smilies/icon_e_smile.gif I don't really have any hobbies besides video games http://forum.redlynx.com/forum/images/smilies/icon_razz.gif

And just for the record, ender, my summers here in Canada are hot. My winters are not dreadfully cold, nor do I freeze my *** off walking out the door. Leave your stereotypes at home http://forum.redlynx.com/forum/images/smilies/icon_e_smile.gif

antng
01-23-2010, 07:42 PM
I'm 18 (turning 19 this year) years old, from Stockholm in Sweden. I don't have as much time for gaming as I once used to (having school to worry about), but I still play Trials. Oh, and I've been playing the Tony Hawk's Pro Skater games for the majority of my life time. If anyone is interested in seeing my THPS videos some of them are on my YouTube channel (http://www.youtube.com/user/AntonTHPS). I still play and I'm still considered a decent player, although the community is pretty much non-existent these days.

Apart from gaming I'm into music. Video games and music is basically what I do. I've pulled many all nighters bidding on rare records (or tapes) on eBay. For the past few years I've gotten into a lot of black metal, and black metal (NOTE: I strongly oppose the elitist ******baggery that is customary in this scene) is what the majority of my vinyl collection consists of, especially the progressive kind. However, I like pretty much any kind of music, as long as it's well composed.

Our school system is different than what you all are used to, but basically I'm currently on the home stretch as I finish school this summer. I mainly study mathematics, physics, chemistry and biology. Seeing things in retrospect, this was a poor choice on my side; what I really doing (and what I'm actually good at) is philosophy, psychology and languages.

Ender_IXI
01-25-2010, 06:40 PM
And just for the record, ender, my summers here in Canada are hot. My winters are not dreadfully cold, nor do I freeze my *** off walking out the door. Leave your stereotypes at home http://forum.redlynx.com/forum/images/smilies/icon_e_smile.gif

What you consider cold and what i do are probably 30 degrees difference. I went to Montreal as a teen and it was like having a headache on the outside of my head it hurt so bad. Your blood is probably like syrup(thick), while mine isn't. You probably couldn't take the heat down here in Carolina. Yesterday i had to put shorts on because it was so warm here, in late January. I just couldn't live there. Being cold is so uncomfortable to me, granted i have little body fat to keep the heat in but still i'd take hot & humid over freezing cold anyday.

Which province you live in Taco?




Our school system is different than what you all are used to, but basically I'm currently on the home stretch as I finish school this summer. I mainly study mathematics, physics, chemistry and biology. Seeing things in retrospect, this was a poor choice on my side; what I really doing (and what I'm actually good at) is philosophy, psychology and languages.

That's interesting. How old were you when you had to "choose". Who's your favorite philosopher? I guess i like Jung cause i like the idea of an unconscious collective.

rlmergeuser
01-25-2010, 09:54 PM
Cheers for the travel advice in the states Ender, Canada has just been somewhere that ive always wanted to see its so beautiful from everything ive seen/ heard, the cold doesnt really bother me. Yeah Irish media is horrible its getting more and more like the UK's everyday i can only imagine what the states is like.
Yeah Henry and that handball was hard to take but these things happen i still consider him one of the greatest footballers of all time, i have a strange gut feeling that England are going to win the world cup but then again its hard to look by Spain and Brazil.
Snow Crash sounds an awful lot like Dan Browns digital fortress but i'll be sure to check it out, havent read anything new in a while now just read Life of Pi again, what a book! And i think ive eventually found music that helps my trials riding ha,ha dug out some old Rodrigo y Gabriela and im buzzing playing again, also got me back jamming i hadn't picked up the guitar or played some beats in what felt like months so Rodrigo y Gabriela FTW!

antng
01-25-2010, 10:08 PM
That's interesting. How old were you when you had to "choose". Who's your favorite philosopher? I guess i like Jung cause i like the idea of an unconscious collective.I was 15, thought it would be a good idea since it gives you access to a wider range of subjects to study at the university.

I like Nietzsche. He used to be really controversial because the nazis adopted the whole übermensch thing, but it's hard to know seeing as his writings were so diffuse. It's really a question of interpretation. Of course I do not sympathize with everything he says, I'm by no means an atheist. I think it's part fascination, part agreement.

rlmergeuser
01-26-2010, 02:33 AM
Sports: I am some what obsessed with insane feats of strength such as the human flag, one arm pull-ups, muscle-ups etc. and I'm determined to be able to do as many of those as possible. I just really like to see how good I can get in things I'm interested in and I really like seeing people do something that requires insane amounts of dedication and skill. I, for example, have a lot of respect for Lestropie. He's taken virtual trials riding to a new level and the way he's able to control the bike is just amazing.

Football(soccer) and climbing are the sports which I like the most. The things that some of the best climbers are able to pull off is something that really motivates me. Nothing seems impossible to those guys/girls...

Music: I don't play any instruments myself, but I listen to a lot music. I usually listen to melodic metal or folk metal, but if I hear something I like I don't really care for the genre of the music. Hip hop is something I don't usually enjoy listening to.

Atm I'm listening to this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FRYQQyYs2Zk
Great melodic death metal.

Games: Trials HD! http://forum.redlynx.com/forum/images/smilies/icon_e_biggrin.gif
The thing that hooked me to Trials is the fact that it's pretty much purely a skill game. Luck plays no significant part in this game.
Trials HD, Psychonauts and Wild Arms are propably my favourite games of all time.

SuperRadioCase
01-26-2010, 12:12 PM
And just for the record, ender, my summers here in Canada are hot. My winters are not dreadfully cold, nor do I freeze my *** off walking out the door. Leave your stereotypes at home http://forum.redlynx.com/forum/images/smilies/icon_e_smile.gif

What you consider cold and what i do are probably 30 degrees difference. I went to Montreal as a teen and it was like having a headache on the outside of my head it hurt so bad. Your blood is probably like syrup(thick), while mine isn't. You probably couldn't take the heat down here in Carolina. Yesterday i had to put shorts on because it was so warm here, in late January. I just couldn't live there. Being cold is so uncomfortable to me, granted i have little body fat to keep the heat in but still i'd take hot & humid over freezing cold anyday.

Which province you live in Taco?
I live in the northern part of New Brunswick. Normally the temperatures will go as high as about 35 to 40 C (95 to 104 F) during the summer and the winter sees lows around -20 to -30 C (-4 to -22 F). I just don't see how that is super cold, all you really need is a poofy coat for winter and some shorts for summer http://forum.redlynx.com/forum/images/smilies/icon_razz.gif

antng
01-26-2010, 01:19 PM
Music: I don't play any instruments myself, but I listen to a lot music. I usually listen to melodic metal or folk metal, but if I hear something I like I don't really care for the genre of the music. Hip hop is something I don't usually enjoy listening to.Are you sure you've been listening to the right hip-hop? http://forum.redlynx.com/forum/images/smilies/icon_e_smile.gif

And when you say folk metal, what kind do you mean? How do you feel about say, Agalloch or early Ulver?

rlmergeuser
01-26-2010, 05:46 PM
Are you sure you've been listening to the right hip-hop? http://forum.redlynx.com/forum/images/smilies/icon_e_smile.gif

And when you say folk metal, what kind do you mean? How do you feel about say, Agalloch or early Ulver?

What's right hip hop? Most of hip hop I've heard is just unoriginal and boring. There's only a handful of hip hop songs I like listening to.

Never heard of those bands you mentioned. Listened to them on youtube and they sounded a bit boring, but I haven't heard enough of them to say if they are any good.
The folk metal bands I listen to: Ensiferum(mostly old stuff, their new stuff ain't that good), Equilibrium, Korpiklaani, Eluveitie, Månegarm, Blackguard, etc.

Listening to this Korpiklaani song at this very moment: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zM_w_pkuJwI

antng
01-26-2010, 06:13 PM
What's right hip hop? Most of hip hop I've heard is just unoriginal and boring. There's only a handful of hip hop songs I like listening to.If you're looking for originality I would say DJ Shadow or modern day stuff like Madlib is the right hip-hop.

Finnish people and their music taste! Although I have to hand it to acts like Tenhi and Demilich. They know their stuff.

rlmergeuser
01-26-2010, 10:14 PM
If you're looking for originality I would say DJ Shadow or modern day stuff like Madlib is the right hip-hop.

Finnish people and their music taste! Although I have to hand it to acts like Tenhi and Demilich. They know their stuff.

This may come as a surprise to you but there's no such thing as Finnish music taste. http://forum.redlynx.com/forum/images/smilies/icon_e_surprised.gif
Everyone's an individual and nationality does not tell you anything about music taste.

antng
01-27-2010, 12:20 AM
This may come as a surprise to you but there's no such thing as Finnish music taste. http://forum.redlynx.com/forum/images/smilies/icon_e_surprised.gif
Everyone's an individual and nationality does not tell you anything about music taste.That I know. Stereotypes are all over the place.