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Biker's Cafe

This should be a good place for all purpose talks, better than interleaving our discussions with "Time Trial Champions" comments.

 
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Mr.pickle.
Funny study
Cna yuo raed tihs?
Olny 55% of plepoe can.
I cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht I was rdanieg. The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid, aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it dseno't mtaetr in waht oerdr the ltteres in a wrod are, the olny iproamtnt tihng is taht the frsit and lsat ltteer be in the rghit pclae. The rset can be a taotl mses and you can sitll raed it whotuit a pboerlm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe. Azanmig huh? yaeh and I awlyas tghuhot slpeling was ipmorantt!


I will post a translated version later, I am busy right now...
Cody: Yes they could read, and they were in middle school.

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BikerBrian
Politics
Wow! I stirred up a hornets nest by bringing up politics. Sorry guys, you can blame me.

Let me start by saying that I am in complete agreement with Vega's last post in the GC thread (this discussion has now been moved to its own thread).

As Kris said, we each have our own personal beliefs about political (and religious) issues, so there is no sense trying to persuade each other.

However, I do need to add my 2 cents to Xuzz's comments. Regarding taxes: Even under the current "Bush system", people who earn more still pay WAY more than anyone else (actual and percentage). The top 5% earn 31.99% of all wages, but pay 53.25% of all income taxes. The top 50% pay 96.03% of all income taxes. The bottom 50% are paying a tiny bit of the taxes (3.97%), so you can't give them much of a tax cut by definition. Yet these are the people that Democrats claim to want to give tax cuts. Remember this the next time you hear the "tax cuts for the rich" business. Understand that the so-called rich are about the only ones paying taxes anymore.

The tax cuts have been unfairly labeled by the media to imply that they only help the rich, but that's crap. The "rich" are just being allowed to keep more of their own money. As Vega so eloquently put it, the better off they (and their companies) are, the better off everyone else will be. It is a terrible idea to punish success. If taxes are raised on businesses and employers, they will simply pass this burden on to customers and employees.

As for this election, we will have to agree to disagree if you (Xuzz) think Obama (who has the most liberal record in the U.S. Senate - http://nj.nationaljou rnal.com/voteratings/) is better suited to run our country and unite it than McCain (who has a proven track record of working together with members from both parties).

Either way, our votes in CA and TN won't matter anyway. Obama will get California's electoral votes and McCain will get Tennessee's. There will be very little campaign money spent in either state.
mike flips: Yes xuzz, thats the whole point. Some people made bad choices and screwed up. But some people got screwed over. I guess my example wasn't that great. How about Enron then. What about the people who lost their savings. (You cant argue they made a bad choice by working there...) What about situations where people's homes are fraudulently stolen. Sure the cases are few and far between, but under the veil, there is a chance that it can be you. Do you say "screw the person" under the veil? I guess if you are a gambling person, you may say, "Hey the odds are 1/10000 that it will be me, so screw him/her" but if you dont want that risk surely you'd help them.


@Vega - we know you will be back in the thread

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Kristopher
Palmgear.com, Gone!
http://www.palmgear.com has moved!!????

It seems that they've joined with PocketGear.
I don't like it.
My review on the Bike or Die! product page is not listed.
Either the search feature is bugged, or my Bike levels are not listed there. (If you search for "Bike" in the games section, the 10th result will be a "Screen Prefs" utility.)

"While we have eliminated much of the outdated and freeware listings, actively selling current titles have been migrated to the new PocketGear."
As if extorting 40% of sales wasn't enough, now they don't even feel obligated to offer freeware.

I was going to upload my latest levels to Palmgear as I have done in the past, but I get the impression such freeware will get lost in this commercial site.

I suppose if I had read their last email more carefully, I could have seen this coming in October...
Neca: Is there a way to get BoD 2 to work in the simulator?

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Neca
How to play in Simulator
Hey, I just installed the palm simulator and installed BoD, however whenever I try to open I get the next message:

Unhandled exception in thread BiKD:main at 0x74C1174 in uilib_4.dll. The simulation can not continue.

How can I play BoD in the simulator?
hotwire
C ya for a bit
I'm off to Japan for about a month. get to see some of the sights and sounds of Tokyo, but mostly just work . Anyway will be watching my status drop (Cody at least I assume will come back to life). But should have a nice submit when I get back.

Cheers All!

Hotwire
hotwire: Well it's worse than a month. To come over here (Japan) my Treo became an iPhone... Cool in soooo many ways, but greatly lacking in its support of BoD. I guess I'm a finished player. Thank you all for much fun. SZ great game!! My price paid to hours played ratio is incredible. Cheers all, I'll check back from time to time to watch my ranking die.

GJA (hotwire) out!
Kristopher
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PiNerd: I am offcially impressed!

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Yuzz
Freestyle games
@ Sz is there going to be another freestyle game any time soon? i think that there should be another freestyle game some time soon, or there should be a freestyle game like every 2 weeks or something
i might like it
Mr.pickle.: I would like them that often also...
BigBadBrad5
Im back!
Im back to climb back up the rankings

its hard to get good again when you havent played in like 2 years...
Mr.pickle.: HI! you never knew me, but I sorta know about some of you accomplishments from readng old forum stuff...

anway welcome back!
Spence
The Beginnings of BoD
Thought you guys might be interested in some history.

http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://bike.toyspring.com
mike flips: Thats part of why its like it is the way now

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Kristopher
Bike or Die! Quiz!
This is a multiple choice quiz with 20 questions. When you submit the quiz, I will get a private message with your guesses, and can use one of my programs to automatically grade you!

No cheating!
http://bikeordie.50we bs.com/quiz/index.html
(I had to learn JavaScript to do this! )

I can add more questions to the quiz if anyone wants me to.
Xuzz: pickle, the point is that _alex_ KNEW how to spell the words. You will have a hard time saying it is typos when you misspell "pain" as "pane"....


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Mr.pickle.
Bike or die in real life!
Dont know how to make that a link but this japanize show(Unbeatable banzuke it is translated and shown on g4)Is like bike or die but with real people


http://www.youtube.co m/watch?v=vFyGLu4TmH8
Mr.pickle.: WOW (I am on a different computer now) Thos are evan better lee BB hase a nice one too, those bikes are different tho theyt dont have seats.. perposly made for stunts I gess....

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You Qi
I miss rachman! :(
anyone here same as me? I lost my spirit on playing BoD without him.
Mr.pickle.: I dont get the people you put on there hardly at all......I dont see how spence qualifys as a "Legend" or henoch,balient and a few others. vega should be uptop with mike then cirinco.. nothing else to say really

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Kristopher
Are the best days of the competition over?
I sense a long conversation coming from recent discussion under the Supernatural level pack page, so I have started a new thread.

Vega:
-> You haven't submitted in like 12 years.
-> It's quite obvious that you have an evil plan in OS.
-> But I have perfected another level there and I'm very close to submitting a wicked score.
-> So you had better speed things up with your plan.

Me:
-> I haven't made much progress in the last month.
-> I just found out my school has WiFi, so I'll be playing even less.

It started as a planned massive submit, but I really haven't been successful at the game lately.
Because of this and school, I have been playing even less.
I had 13 of the 15 records in Old School before Vega started playing them again; now I have maybe 10.
Those are my only un-submitted medals.
I figure since I am not doing so well at this game, and there are other competitions, there isn't much reason to continue attempting the #1 spot.
Cirenco probably left for the same reasons.
It seems like a lot of other players are playing less now, too.
We have reached a stalemate anyway, or at least, the results are predictable whether I keep competing aggressively or not.
So, why keep trying?
I'll probably keep playing until all my hardware fails, but I'm not focused on the competition anymore.
Being #2 is quite good considering I just wanted to be in the Top 50, and then the Top 10.
Xuzz: Actually, he opened all of his golds and a bunch of his silvers and bronzes...

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Xuzz
Top 30 players that don't play anymore
Three categories:
1) Don't play or visit
2) Don't play but visit
3) Play but don't visit

Group 1:
  Gustavo W
  Smalls
  DavidKing
  Aleksey
  LocoM
  _alex_
  jxjx
  toly

GROUP 2:
  Cirenco
  bones
  You Qi
  MATA

GROUP 3:
  ppa


Did I miss anyone?
BigBadBrad5: you missed me. but im back with a vengence

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BikerBrian
Palindrome riddle
Mike's palindrome comment caused me (and Alpha) to think of a riddle related to palindromes and BoD.

The Riddle:
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- Assume you have 6 digits worth of total tries on Bike or Die, where the last 4 digits are a palindrome.

- After a single attempt to nail a sub-30 on Neoslope, the last 5 digits of your attempts become a palindrome.

- Not gonna happen, so you switch to Eggs and spend another single (unsuccessful) try attempting to beat BBs gold time. Now the middle 4 digits of your total number of tries is a palindrome.

- Finally, you give the big jump in Fire Cavern one shot. Now all 6 digits of your attempt total form a palindrome.

The Question:
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What color are the bus driver's eyes? (just kidding). The real question is: "How many total tries do you have now?"

If you think you know the answer, send it to me in a PM before Monday, July 21, 2008. The winner will be the first person to submit a correct answer. The names of all who submit a correct answer will be posted in the order they were received.

The winner will receive... hmm... world-wide fame and admiration .
BikerBrian: PiNerd, you are ALL winners in my book!

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casey
Deleted games
When going to submit a couple of games to the server, I must have accidentally clicked on 'delete all' instead. Now my recordings are gone. Is there any way to get them back? Any kind of backup or file recovery thing I can use? I'm very sad because one was a gold medal and one silver medal.
casey: Don't worry Xuzz, I haven't even tried to take back the BoPB gold... yet

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Kristopher
We've been riding a concept bike from GE???
It's about time someone played this game, saw how awesome the bike looked, and decided to make it in real life.

http://www.slipperybrick.com/2008/06/2020-hybrid-bike-fights-smog-looks-like-a-toy/
Xuzz: We were first . That is for 2020

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BikerBrian
Fun Settings in BoD v.2
For a good time, change the following settings under Options-Bike:

Set the color for the seat, skin, trousers, and shoes to a custom color (R:FF, G:99, B:44) .

These settings appear to cut down on the biker's wind drag, thus improving aerodynamics. I have improved my time on at least 10 levels since making this change!

The only problem I've encountered with this setting is that it is hard to hold my Treo steady while laughing uncontrollably.

Enjoy
Xuzz: Now Sz has to listen to my suggestion and not let you in unless you are a beta tester

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Xuzz
Palmvelution
Whats your Palm evolution?

Mine: Something old -> Handspring Visor Deluxe -> Zire 72 -> Tapwave Zodiac + Treo 650 + 2x Tapwave Zodiac.

Current: 3x Tapwave Zodiac, Treo 650
Bckey: palm 755p first palm

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Vega
My new car!! :)
2005 Mazda RX-8. Bought from a Porsche Dealership in Texas. Awesome car!

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mike flips: Great choice Vega i've always loved those.

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