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  1. Successfully disputed scores do not "uncover" the next-best approved score

    02-17-2020 at 12:40 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
    There's a couple of my own scores I've successfully disputed from old TG. In both cases, the scoreboard already has the correct score in the approvals (during TGSAP). After the dispute is completed & the old score removed, the other approved score does not appear on the scoreboard.Example ...

    Updated 02-17-2020 at 12:42 AM by Barthax

  2. The word Records as used underneath each track

    02-11-2020 at 01:40 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    This is not some wider discussion on the use of the word Records across the scoreboard as a whole. Specifically underneath each track is a the word Records and a count of ... something. I can't put my finger on what that is supposed to be counting because I have different outcomes depending on the ...

    Updated 02-11-2020 at 01:55 AM by Barthax

  3. I didn't think this existed. :D

    02-07-2020 at 11:45 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
    If you were to hunt through the forums, you'd find me referencing the non-existence of this particular pinball title. I could have sworn this only existed on the Commodore Amiga but I am thoroughly delighted to have found the "non-existent" PC version of ...

    Updated 02-07-2020 at 11:49 AM by Barthax

  4. Humble Australian Fire Relief Bundle

    01-17-2020 at 01:01 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    Need an excuse to give to charity? Get something in return while 100% of proceeds head to charity:
  5. Taking offence

    01-16-2020 at 08:14 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    One of the worst aspects of online social media is that people want to take offence at the most trifling of pithy comments. You take offence, I take offence. Even the people that state they aren't offended by this post are offended that they've been left out of the post and need to highlight ...

    Updated 01-16-2020 at 08:20 AM by Barthax

  6. Useless stats from the pulse of the first 4 years of TGSAP.

    01-16-2020 at 02:46 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    Based on the accepted submissions thread titles (only) of (so successfully disputed submissions are still in these stats).What's included:Most accepted users (>=50 accepted)PlatformGame (per platform, >= 150)Variations (>=10)"Economy" ...

    Updated 01-16-2020 at 04:43 AM by Barthax

  7. Another little Ingress challenge "in the bag"

    01-10-2020 at 01:46 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
    Likesnads, Max, MyOwnWorstEnemy, starcrytas liked this post carrying 10lb. We started around 09:30 just after the group photo, setting off together but soon splintered into smaller groups at different paces with my wife & I bringing up the rear ...

    Updated 01-10-2020 at 03:53 AM by Barthax

  8. Bethesda release new patch for Doom and Doom II

    01-10-2020 at 12:19 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    LikesJJT_Defender, Cyriss_Zeal liked this post"Dear DOOMers,We’ll be deploying an update today for DOOM & DOOM II on all platforms that includes Add-on Support including John Romero's SIGIL, 60FPS, Added Aspect Ratio Options, Quick Save and ...
  9. The curious case of Pablo Forcén and Chris Mansfield

    01-07-2020 at 09:26 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    ... or an intricacy of old & new TGs.I have not a bad word to say about either but I stumbled across a silly little fact that they both share the number 45245. It's all rather simple but they do indeed share the number 45245. Pablo is member 45245... and so is Chris!Pablo Forcén: ...

    Updated 01-07-2020 at 09:28 AM by Barthax

  10. The player is incorrectly configured

    12-09-2019 at 08:09 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    @admin staffKeep getting a message when attempting to play videos that "The player is incorrectly configured."
    Note: the WYSIWYG editor is not working for initial posts also. It does work for editing.

    Updated 12-09-2019 at 08:18 AM by Barthax

  11. Another Steam giveaway scam

    12-05-2019 at 01:15 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    This one is distributed through Steam comments, apparently. The scam pretends to giveaway a skin but instead steals your credentials. Details over at .
  12. Tightening up the dispute system?

    11-30-2019 at 03:21 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    Mud sticks and TG really needs to start penalising people that create a dispute against a score with zero evidence. "That's impossible", "my friend can't achieve that", "my friend can only achieve that with TAs" and "I don't believe it" are reasons ...

    Updated 11-30-2019 at 03:33 AM by Barthax

  13. Zero submission points

    11-12-2019 at 01:16 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    Unsurprisingly, I'm back at zero submission points again. RL circumstances prevent me from reviewing much but still have plenty of spare time for gaming. The queue of PBs is mounting - 3900+ documented and this would soar beyond 5000 if I were to find the time to finish documenting the outstanding ...
  14. The wiki - remember that?

    10-31-2019 at 04:03 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    I've written an article on Dissidia Final Fantasy: Opera Omnia. Currently it's only premise is to give a jump-start guide for the newbie - there's no point in trying to repeat the huge amounts of knowledge already on the Internet but a jump-start guide for the newbie I found hard to come ...
  15. I don't tweet much but ...

    10-14-2019 at 07:20 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    ... this one got my goat:
  16. Eeh by gum, it's Roger Blair!

    10-13-2019 at 03:59 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    It's a pleasure to know you. Many thanks for the card & note - great to receive. :D
  17. Upload and Submit feature

    10-09-2019 at 04:21 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    A nice little addition to the submission process I've noticed: the "Update and Submit" button. Once your upload is complete, the details are submitted. :)Two suggestions:- There's no need to hang around for the user to click "OK" to the pop up. Could this be ignored/timed ...
  18. Aurora Challenge in Ingress

    08-27-2019 at 10:22 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    Another Ingress challenge is over - another 11 day window to achieve a set goal within the game. This challenge had some convoluted rules to how it was being scored and was based on the optional Glyphing portion of Hacking the portal network (the primary way to gain inventory). Glyphing is a mini-game ...

    Updated 08-27-2019 at 10:28 AM by Barthax

  19. Elaborate scam to steal Steam credentials

    08-21-2019 at 12:21 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    It's not often my professional and hobby interests meet squarely in the middle but here's an article that's worth making note of here:

    Updated 08-21-2019 at 12:31 AM by Barthax

  20. I'm still playing Ingress

    07-15-2019 at 01:53 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    A new 11-day challenge has popped up for Ingress: Myriad Challenge. The challenges are always on the backdrop of the background story line to the game (which is intentionally a mess & difficult to follow - nature of a stealth mysterious-technology game - but thankfully there's zero need to ...
  21. Accolade recording & leaderboards over time

    07-11-2019 at 08:24 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    An idea that's been brewing for some time & was more recently fleshed out by various events on the leaderboards.Old TG (to about 2008, perhaps?) had a leaderboard of "most WRs" and this new era has several different ways to analyse "top dog" events. However, there's ...
  22. Thank you TG

    05-27-2019 at 02:48 PM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
    Thanks to everyone that participates at TG and the many different ways they do participate.
    Shouldn't be long before I'm second again. :D
  23. LOL, Eurovision has started.

    05-18-2019 at 11:30 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    International song contest where the International politics governs the resuts more than the music. :D Russia are the favourites and not for the first time: Russia supplies the gas pipelines to many other countries. :P
  24. 100 to go?

    05-14-2019 at 10:18 PM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    Of course, this isn't the same as surpassing Tom if he were still active.... and is probably more likely to be more than a hundred:So, not 5001... accuracy, hmmm.
  25. Vote reference gone?

    04-18-2019 at 03:51 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
    Stopping by the site during lunch & I noticed the previous vote indicator is no longer in the submissions list. Is this gone intentionally?Before the facelift, there was a box to the left which showed if you'd voted accept/reject.
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