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  1. Ramaniscence

    IronMix Recollection

    This is the song you're looking for. I don't know if I have a full mirror? I may. I have 2 folders for both Unmod and GenDisc. I could clean up the tags/filenames and throw them up somewhere if someone is interested. Edit: Here's the whole thing.
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    ...RIP ReMix ThaSauce Again??

    Prophetik is correct in that Miszou changed his name a few times before requesting some songs get removed. As far as 229, I have no idea. RTS songs should have their ID number as the catalog number and I can't figure out what that song was for the life of me. Certainly I have it somewhere, but I don't have a record of what it is. Also in the future I wouldn't bump this thread if you need something. If you have a question about R:TS feel free to just messge the ThaSauce Facebook page. We get back to'em pretty quickly. I visit OCR occasionally but not regularly enough to see this kind of thing without looking for it.
  3. Ramaniscence

    OverClocked ReTreat

    Pretty good idea. Conditionally interested based on final dates.
  4. Ramaniscence

    OCR monetizing mixes on YouTube

    So, I figured this would come up at some point, and I don't think many people are arguing the profit angle so much, but let me chime in with my experience: First of all, as far as I know, I'm the one of the only people doing this "game arrangement community" type of thing anymore. Jake has his own business going on and doesn't have time to worry about game arrangements too much. Most other people got out, or handed off to me. Arguably I don't even do too much anymore, at least visibly. We're constantly working on things, but 2 things keep anything from moving forward at a decent pace: time and money. Right now, my yearly operating costs, on the low end, are about $1,000. Between servers, web services, domains, etc, I spend about $1,000 per year. Like OCR those go through a sole proprietor LLC which comes out of my taxes. $1,000 a year isn't that much, but that's still a flat screen TV I put into, basically just hosting things, every year. Obviously OCRs operating costs are way more than that, and yes, apparently they're making more money than it costs to run the site, but that, in no way, means they don't need more money. Do you know what I would do if I had more money? I would put it back into the site, which is what Dave does. Advertising, event presence, etc. More importantly than that, I would outsource my job in a second, if I could afford it. Every hour I have to work on any one of the sites, is an hour I can't spend doing something else. Whether it be working on a freelance project, or just actually not working on anything for sanity. If I made a huge surplus I would hire people, paid people, that would work on maintaining sites, updating sites, adding new features to sites, for me, as a job, so I could do my own job which is a thing I get paid to do separate of this that pays my bills. Real scenario if I had to get control of OCR and Patreon and ads weren't a thing? It would close. Simple as that. I wouldn't be able to cover the operating costs, the government would desolve the LLC for not being a profitable company, and I would eventually drain my own bank accounts trying to keep everything afloat. tl;dr: It's very easy as someone on the outside, or someone who hasn't managed a project like this, to say "Well it costs X so you should get paid X to keep it up", and sure that's true...if X is the only cost ever, and if absolutely no work or time goes into growing or maintaining it. At the moment it requirements more time or man power, then you are operating at a loss. That an opportunity cost. I have no comment on the legal issues because I don't know anything about fair use or copyright law.
  5. Ramaniscence

    PaRappa the Rapper: "Believe" EP (RECRUITING)

    But what about JetBaby?
  6. Ramaniscence

    Dragon Ball Super

    I absolutely love it. It's everything I wanted in a new Dragon Ball series. It's MOST of what was good about Dragon Ball, and drops everything that was bad about Dragon Ball Z. 3 seasons, each resolved in under 20 episodes. No ridiculous charging up. No 30 minuting sequences of the same punch loop used over and over. A damn good amount of humor, and a quick, definitive resolution. I could not have asked for more. Is it a ground breaking anime experience? Of course not. Is it super fun an satisfying? Absolutely.
  7. Ramaniscence

    World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor

    I've been waking up early and keeping myself online to avoid Illidan cues. So far I've been pretty lucky, but I can't say the same for a lot of other people in the guild. 100 tongiht, doe!...then I wait for everyone else >_<
  8. Ramaniscence

    Orlando Nerd Fest Announcement

    My work schedule put me working all day Saturday, but I realized this afternoon that I can get it off. I was reallyy upset there for a moment. Definitely be there Saturday afternoon. MAYBE Friday night.
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    ...RIP ReMix ThaSauce? [update: nope]

    Vilecat let me know earlier today. We are aware of the issue and looking into what the problem might be. Edit: This should be resolved. The IP of the MP3 host had changed. In the future if there's an issue please let us know via our Facebook page or PMing starla, fusion2004, Suzumebachi, or myself or in #thasauce on irc.esper.net Thank you for your feedback.
  10. I'm not sure I have a local copy of the dark theme anymore. If you could throw it up on PasteBin and link it to me I could fix it no probs.
  11. Ramaniscence

    The OCR catalog on MusicBrainz

    I just wanted to say, I've been subscribed to myself and other friends on MusicBrainz for years now, and I've always been a fan of your work.
  12. Ramaniscence

    Killer Android apps?

    IFTTT was just released for Android and I'm loving it. I use it, along with Trigger to automate a lot of small tasks in my life. There's also a good thread of popular recipes for it on Reddit: http://www.reddit.com/r/Android/comments/24mtpc/so_now_that_ifttt_is_available_for_android_what/
  13. Ramaniscence

    Diablo III

    In WoW they track EVERYONE's damage. If they added addon support to Diablo they could, theoretically, set up the API to only return data about your own character, but that's not how it is in WoW.
  14. Ramaniscence

    Diablo III

    The reason damage meters are terrible is because once they're introduced, everything is about damage meters. Playing Diablo with some friends and you're doing a quarter of their damage and they give you nothing but shit about it. Joining a group of randoms and getting kicked for not doing enough damage. Playing with someone who always just talks about how much damage he's doing, etc. If you don't have meters, there's less emphasis on damage and more emphasis on like...the game. The end game of Diablo is to get better gear. Basically not much else. So if weren't into that, you won't be into this. There's some harder difficulties. There's some bigger bosses, but it's all about gear. They made gear drops less terrible. They made the gear grind more bearable. They took a lot of the annoyances about trying to get gear less terrible, but it's still about gear.