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  • thabigred commented on Installing windows over an SSD with data already on it...

    Okay thanks for the information. I definetly going to reinstall windows. It's about time I upgraded to windows 8.

  • thabigred commented on Installing windows over an SSD with data already on it...

    Hey tested, long time no see. I used to come here for help so I thought I'd stop by here again.

    My CPU(i7-920 Bloomfield I bought in 2009) died. My ram is also been close to dying for a long time. So I'm replacing my motherboard, CPU and ram which will require a re-instillation of windows. I want to salvage the other components which I've tested and are still good. Will I need to remove my SSD I'm planning to salvage from my old computer and wipe it somehow before installing windows or can I just format over the SSD when I install windows?

    I've never had a catastrophic failure like this so I've always been able to do that before doing a new instillation of windows.

  • thabigred commented on What's a Chicken Nugget Made of? Not Much Protein

    Considering organ tissue can be where some of the most concentrated sources of vitamins, minerals, healthy fats and essential amino acids are in meats, I don't really have an issue with this.

  • thabigred commented on Apple iPhone 5S/5C Discussion Thread

    I hope this just pushes more Apple app developers who have stuck to Apple to going multiplatform. Not trying to be snarky but this news clearly pissed off a bunch of developers and hopefully some will jump ship.

  • thabigred commented on The History Behind Why We're So Scared of Clowns

    Nice post Wes.

  • thabigred commented on Adam Savage Pays Homage to Animal House at Dragon*Con

    Well this was wonderful. lol

  • thabigred commented on Searching for a post about android games.

    Thanks guys. Google App Roundup was what I was looking for.

  • thabigred commented on Searching for a post about android games.

    Generally speaking I remember Tested posting a lot of articles in the past about diamonds in the ruff on Android & iOS in terms of games. I tried searching for such things in the search bar, and can't get any posts to come up. I just got the Galaxy S4 Active & would like to know what to get. The only two I've bought so far are Pinball Arcade & Hero of Many. I love both of those games but would love to read about more games that have probably fallen off the store lists by now that are awesome.

    Anyone know of a tag in search that would allow me to see those? If not could you guys recommend some.

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  • thabigred commented on Play Tested: Agricola for iOS

    This game sounds cool but I have to ask something unrelated. Is there a way to search tested for posts about android games specifically? I just got the Galaxy S4 & I would like to know about the diamonds in the ruff. I got Hero of Many & Pinball Arcade so far, both remarkable.

  • thabigred commented on What's in Your Bag, Ryan?

    Rest in peace big fella. Thanks for all the good times. :salute:

  • thabigred commented on The Talking Room: Adam Savage Interviews David Chang

    I fucking love David Chang. This is so awesome.

  • thabigred commented on How Google Plans to Cut YouTube Video Loading Delays

    I guess making videos play faster might make up for the fact that ad block has stopped working 100% of the time on youtube.

  • thabigred commented on Slow Motion Firing of an AK-47 Underwater

    I hypothesised before the video that the bolt would travel in water for exactly the reason it did. Water is heavy!

  • thabigred commented on Cooking Perfect Omelettes with Adam Savage (and Traci Des Jardins!)

    As someone who was a cook for 2 years & mostly cooked breakfast, but does not do that anymore this was delightful. I had no formal training and it was just sort of a sink or swim situation. It's funny how I started off cooking omelets like Adam and gradually transitioned to Traci style just because I wanted to save ingredients. Didn't even know this was a formal way to make a french omelette, I just knew I could save on ingredients & come out with a better tasting egg at the end. If I used less ingredients in the omelette that meant I could do less preparation for the day which was great.

  • thabigred commented on Shop Safety - 2/26/2013

    This was a quality conversation as always.

  • thabigred commented on Sony's PlayStation 4 Announcement: Only the Interesting Stuff

    Yeah I have no interest in this device but hearing that it's x-86 gave me a sigh of relief. All this means to me is that there will be a good amount of PC ports of PS4 games in the future.

    That said the thing I was most interested in coming out of this presser was that Capcom tech demo of their new engine and Watch_Dogs gameplay trailer. Both those things were far more interesting to me than the rest of this presser.