Monthly Archives: July 2010

Can I use imgburn.com to backup my Nintendo Wii game disks?

(You): Can I use imgburn.com to backup my Nintendo Wii game disks? (Mark): no (You): could you expound a little bit on your answer? :) (Mark): most likely ad nauseum. what were we discussing? (You): I don’t know. That’s why … Continue reading

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Has anyone used Game Copy Wizard? Does it really work?

(You): Has anyone used Game Copy Wizard? Does it really work? (John): No, they claim to support PS3 games, but the copyright potection on the PS3 has not yet been cracked by anyone. The games can be backed up to … Continue reading

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There was an episode of Growing Pains where their new baby’s first words were something “dirty”, so they got blipped out on television. However, the studio audience still laughed. Were they just told to laugh, or did the baby (ie, sound effects) really say something dirty?

(You): There was an episode of Growing Pains where their new baby’s first words were something “dirty”, so they got blipped out on television. However, the studio audience still laughed. Were they just told to laugh, or did the baby … Continue reading

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Is it just me or is the Burger King “king” really creepy?

(You): Is it just me or is the Burger King “king” really creepy? [Vark assigned category: Burger King, more details]

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How can I make bologna (sliced lunch meat) less salty. I bought a ton of it and its fairly good, but I wish I could easily get rid of some of its saltiness.

(You): How can I make bologna (sliced lunch meat) less salty. I bought a ton of it and its fairly good, but I wish I could easily get rid of some of its saltiness. (Maiko): try soaking it in lukewarm … Continue reading

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Does Game Copy Wizard really do what it says: make playable backup copies of Wii games? What platform does it run on? Windows?

(You): Does Game Copy Wizard really do what it says: make playable backup copies of Wii games? What platform does it run on? Windows? (Roberto): Hey Barry, ?? I personally never used this soft ware so I did an extensive … Continue reading

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How do I search for ALL eBay items near me without having to type in a search phrase into “advanced search”?

(You): How do I search for ALL eBay items near me without having to type in a search phrase into “advanced search”? (John): you can’t – use have to use the advanced search to specify zip code and distance in … Continue reading

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Can I use Perl as a login shell (like I use bash and tcsh)?

(You): Can I use Perl as a login shell (like I use bash and tcsh)? (Chas.): Sort of, but it doesn’t work well. But there is the zoidberg shell that is basically a Perl shell http://search.cpan.org/dist/Zoidberg/lib/Zoidberg.pm [http://search.cpan.org/dist/Zoidberg/lib/Zoidberg.pm] (You): thanks! checking … Continue reading

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Most online strategy games (like FarmVille) dislike automated scripting and don’t have a REST API. Are there any games that encourage scripting and do have an API for automatic play?

(You): Most online strategy games (like FarmVille) dislike automated scripting and don’t have a REST API. Are there any games that encourage scripting and do have an API for automatic play? (Kumar Sambhav): Though I don’t completely understand what you … Continue reading

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What site lists cheap ebay items (like 50 cents or less including shipping/handling) that are ending soon (like within 4 hours) and have no bids?

(You): What site lists cheap ebay items (like 50 cents or less including shipping/handling) that are ending soon (like within 4 hours) and have no bids? (David): Not aware of any. (You): cool, because I want to create one! (David): … Continue reading

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