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@theblue said:

Why on earth was this stuff cut? This whole segment is pure gold, straight out of any sketch comedy show.

Also, I'm glad to know Troy came to Drew for advice on how to style his hair.

We wanted to keep it all, but we also wanted to keep the GOTY segments roughly the same length. Combining both parts of this bit would have made a segment significantly longer than the others.

@dberg said:

@drleospaceman said:

Drew's a voice actor now? Hmm.

Hah! There really should have been a bonus shot of bearded Troy and bearded Drew next to each other.

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@frootsnax said:

@drewbert you nee to divert more power to Engines (ENG) when super cruising to drastically reduce your cruise time.

I don't think that actually works, does it? If I remember right you can't redistribute power when you're in SC...

Yeah, I was actually trying to do that, but it wasn't letting me do so while in supercruise. I wonder if it would work if you diverted the power before supercruising?

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@fisk0 said:

@almostswedish said:

Why would you want to retract your landing gear in space?

@humanity said:

@almostswedish: Aesthetics..

Even in a peaceful universe, micrometeorites and other debris could damage them. Elite's universe isn't particularly peaceful, so you wouldn't want them damaged in combat either, I assume.

That makes sense. I guess Drew said it made the ship go faster out of flight simulator habit.

From page 13 of the manual:

When the landing gear indicator is lit your ship has deployed landing gear – your ship’s top speed will be limited as a safety precaution.

I love in-world explanations for this kind of stuff!

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I use this method for so much stuff in my daily life, even outside of work. Headphones, power adapters, mouse cables, etc. It’s also a great way to shorten long and unruly cables. Prior to the wrapping step, just pull one of the ends to the length you need and then wrap as usual. Saved a lot of clutter behind my computer.

No over-under technique??

Tsk, tsk - over-under means it always unravels with no tangles!

We still use that for super long or thick cables like XLR or SDI.

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@zim said:

I don't know what @drewbert is talking about. I'm going to the same college he went to and it is hilly but a ton of people use their skateboards to get everywhere.

It's true, I'm just horrible at skateboarding, so it was impossible for me.

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Special thanks to Twitter user Elwoodan for the idea and NeoGAF user Kelas for the thumbnail image! Here's a shot of my notes from this episode:

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My podcatcher is hating the way this name is formatted, DoggCatcher on Android. Switching to manual.

Edit: Ah, the RSS link doesn't 404 on my browser but does on my phone? Hmm...

@smek said:

pretty sure its the ó character breaking downloaders. jdownloader failed to grab it too from rss or website, damn you @dannyodwyer and your fancy pants languages!

@doomocrat: Same podcatcher, same issue. :(

Yeah, it was the ó messing everything up. I uploaded a fixed file that should work. Try downloading it again, and if that doesn't work, try re-subscribing to the Premium RSS feed.

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Drew questioned whether if people who have never played halo will buy this collection.

Well, I've never played a Halo game before having not owned any of the Xbox systems before. I bought this collection and have started from Halo 1 and plan to play through each game in sequential order.

Awesome! I'd be interested to know what you think. It's hard for me to evaluate these games (especially the earlier ones) without rose-colored glasses.

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I am from Brazil, and I could not understand what Drew tried to say in the intro at all...

I tried to say "goodbye and see you later to Brazil," by saying "Adeus and até logo," but we all know how these things usually turn out...

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i already have the same birthday as joey ramone, and now drew scanlon. even better!!!

And Andre the Giant! And... Pol Pot :/

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