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Your Move!
52 years old
October 17, 1961
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Twin Cities, Minnesota
Chess, motorcycles, custom compters and of course paintball.

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  1. In Topic: Helmet cam thread

    09 September 2010 - 09:40 PM

    View PostDr. Wiggy, on 09 September 2010 - 06:46 PM, said:


    I got Pinnacle Ultimate Studio now. It's all gravy.

    Another question though, what type of file do you save your videos as (Specifically)? I noticed there are dozens of options in Pinnacle.

    God Bless,

    As you already know I have the Contour HD-720

    I use the Easy Edit software that comes with the Contour to upload the files from the cam to my computer. It is also available as a dowmload from their site. Once saved to the default directory I then use Cyberlink Power Director to create and edit my videos. I prefer to produce them in AVC/MPEG-4 because the compression rate is better than MPEG-2....It creates a smaller file which allows me to post longer videos while maintaining decent video quality without exceeding the maximum upload size on sites like You Tube and Vimeo.

  2. In Topic: Secrets about your work that the average joe wouldnt know

    03 September 2010 - 08:45 AM

    I used to work in the automotive glass industry. There are many different qualities of glass manufactured but in the end if you have glass insurance coverage and they are paying for your replacement they get charged the same whether it be the highest or lowest quality installed as the prices are based on the part number and not the quality of the product.
  3. In Topic: tippman x7 or a-5?

    03 September 2010 - 08:37 AM

    View Post5N1P3R, on 03 September 2010 - 09:35 AM, said:

    If you are stuck on buying a tippmann, I would suggest trying the x7 phenom out.

    I totally agree here...If you want a Tipmann get the Phenom.
  4. In Topic: SO online chess tourney ANYONE?

    27 August 2010 - 08:04 AM

    View PostIron__Man, on 26 August 2010 - 02:01 AM, said:

    i used to play over the phone. lol. both i and my opponent had the tourney clock, (30 minute game), gridded chessboard, and phone. if you both set up your pieces correctly, you can hear your opponents coordinates, do his move, and he does the same on his board. and vica versa. that way you have a 3-d game with a real board and pieces. besides, no one can cheat. lol.

    i'll let you guys figure out the system for it, but i'm down for some online chess.

    Cool...Let's keep em coming...

    Yahoo / Would be easy as there is no software to download but you may have to register.
    FICS / Would have software to download but has a better interface and you can log on as a guest.
  5. In Topic: SO online chess tourney ANYONE?

    25 August 2010 - 07:41 AM

    View PostPirate, on 25 August 2010 - 03:03 AM, said:

    View PostPuzuma, on 24 August 2010 - 10:29 PM, said:

    How would this work? Like chess by mail? Or would it be through something like Yahoo games and we play each other online?

    Haha, get a postcard that just says "Knight to Bishop 4. Check."

    We could do it via a live online server like FICS or Yahoo. Somebody would have to act as a Tournament Director to set the pairings and then we would have some time to meet up on the server and play our games then repeat this process for each round. A week per round is usual for this type of tourney. Another option would be for all of us to meet on the same server at the same time and play a private tourney. This would be the easiest and quickest. And yet another option would be to use one of the free correspondence servers like Gameknot or Chess.com to play a slow e-mail type tournament. I think this would probably be easiest to organize but it's a different type of game than live chess and takes awhile to play, depending on the time control it can easily take from three months to over a year to complete a tournament.

    Edit: Oh yeah...there is the old snail mail type tournaments. The typical cycle lasts two years with a 10 move per 30 day time control..Of course not counting transmission time.



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