Stuck in my hotel with a dead laptop until Thursday night.

Website — By on March 11, 2013 9:25 pm

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What do?

Writing this on my phone so I’ll be brief. I’m stuck in a shitty Scottsdale (but I repeat myself) hotel room with a dead personal laptop and no charger. Can’t use my company laptop for subs or this site unless I wanna get fired.

So here’s what I’ve come up with:
1. Write articles in my notebook, take pics of the articles, and call it good.
2. Furiously masturbate to internet porn on my cellphone.
3. Tell my job to go fuck itself and take an unscheduled flight back home so you can get your shitty mochi cartoon edited by this sagey sage.
4. Get really drunk on two buck chuck.
5. Play ding-dong-ditch at koda’s house.

Other ideas?



raingod says:

Lie down. Try not to cry. Cry a lot.

rarely_upset says:


sangofe says:

What to do? Pay for some good fun. Or go to bars and get it for free.

jabashque says:

How could you have forgotten to bring your charger?

Also, I have no other ideas.

Glaive says:

Koda lives in a castle. You’d have to deal with the moat full of who knows what.

Yumi-chan says:

Buy a new charger or come to koda house and fansub there (✿◠‿◠)

sangofe says:

Fansub? FANSUB? haha, they should make fansub babies!

koeniginator says:

Stream hyobu on phone, write joke sub script on physical paper. (Use crunchy’s 2 week free trial.)

Listen to Time to Attack from Jormungand 24/7 to dull the pain.

lolsage says:

4, 5, 2. In that order, then pass out phone and dick in hand.

koizumi says:

“Can’t use my company laptop for subs or this site unless I wanna get fired.”

Why would you get fired for editing subs/your site? o.o

Also, how would anyone find out anyway?

Dark_Sage says:

Company laptop. As in the company I work for’s laptop.

Ol' TechHead says:

Obviously someone who doesn’t understand how entrenched a company’s IT department can be with issued laptops, ea?

I take it that your personal laptop is not the same manufacturer as your company one?

Also, have you tried the front desk? Ratty as the place is, some hotel chains now carry universal chargers for those in your boat.

Dark_Sage says:

Correct. I’ll try the front desk then. That’s a good idea, thanks.

Kenshin_sama says:

Keep repeating 2.

Kuroiryuu says:

If you have the time and like baseball, go catch a spring training game. The Giants have spring training right in Scottsdale.
Otherwise, 5 sounds cool. Just don’t ditch and make koda suck your cock instead.

Dark_Sage says:

I’m going to a game tomorrow actually (technically today).

returnity says:

I was wondering why I never heard from you on IRC today, after you said you’d take my help co-editing the remaining Hyobu jokesub tracks.

Mystery: solved. My first availability would be tomorrow anyways though.

Dark_Sage says:

Yup. :/

mini-ezo says:

I am about to murder you.

mini-ezo says:

Never mind.

Jii-san says:

Which hotel in Scottsdale?

Dark_Sage says:

One near Oldtown. You in the area?

P32L says:

What room number? What hours will you be out? How tight is security? What sort of lock does your room have? What would you say a rough estimate of the monetary value of the valuables you are presently storing at the hotel would be? Is there enough room in the car park to fit, say, a van? Is the service good there?

raingod says:

Can I come with whatever you are planning? As long as I handle the rope.

Dark_Sage says:

Point taken. Edited~

Jii-san says:

Mmmhm, I do happen to live here, after all, though I’m further up north if you take the 101, which is also a better part of Scottsdale than where you happen to be. Welcome to AZ, I suppose. At least the weather’s decent this time of the year.

No real plans yet, I take it?

Dark_Sage says:

I’ve been working down here for quite a while now, actually. About to head into the office, so yes I do have plans. Nothing to do with the site though.

FalseDawn says:

Buy a new charger/new laptop. Though, option 2 is the option you’re more likely to take.

Marow says:


You know you want to.

Alex says:

As for ideas: Get UNetbootin ( and throw some Linux live image like Slax onto an USB stick – 1GB is fine. Boot company laptop from that.
If they don’t allow booting from USB, go read the hotel bible to kill some time.

Sheep says:

fap to Kaworu

Dark_Sage says:

You know I will. That guy’s so pretty it ain’t even gay.

Sheep says:

damn straight

Novles says:

Rei > Kaworu

returnity says:

pretty sure rules are “it’s only gay if you get a boner.” i think this is awfully close to qualifying. unless there’s a 2D escape clause of which I’m unaware.

P32L says:

So… not fapping, then? I seem to recall Sage saying something like yaoi isn’t necessarily gay once, though.

rarely_upset says:

Take lots and lots of showers. Showers feel nice.

Go to a thrift store and live like a king.

Find some video on Youtube and try to learn something. Yoga, card tricks, how your language will be flipped head-over-heels by the kids who’ve grown up as Youtube commenters.

Practice calligraphy.

I’m the best at fun.

And when you do go ding-dong ditching koda, see how many houses you can get in a row. Bonus points for every number of the Fibonacci sequence you combodong.

poke says:

number 5

Dark_Sage says:

No. I wish I could though. Fucking shitty show.

If only your Hyobu jokescripts were on a higher priority than your mochi latesubs.

Kiraly says:

For fuck’s sake, don’t try to catch up with it. We’ll be fine if you release like one episode a month.

Switches says:

You know, I was thinking why can’t you go buy a blank DVD-R, burn Ubuntu 12.10 onto the disc, and boot your laptop under the Linux Build? I don’t mean installing Linux on your laptop, but “trying it” as Ubuntu has that option.

Through that, you could do what you do best – review subs, and after you’re done for the day, you could simply turn off Ubuntu, and your laptop will still be the same as before you slot that disc into your laptop?


pandoramon says:

after i watch hyoubu episode 11 , i got some question. will you make karaoke in 3D? lol

Chevy787 says:

Rape it.

Chisel says:

Grape soda

Kono-yaro says:

Let’s see now seriously D_S, What’s coming next on
I’ve been waiting for some updates for a while, and honestly this is the second tab I do open after starting my pc ^^” (you can tell I’m a fanboy.. maybe :p )

So, now the new season is coming, and I’m pretty sure many anime lovers want some recommendations for “what’s next to watch” for spring 2013.

Ideas? :)

wuzzle says:

D_S dead in a ditch… ;.;

How dare you get a life :)

NM says:

This site died? now I will cry more ;(

Dark_Sage says:

It’s not dead. I’m just in one of my apathy spells. You can directly blame Hyobu for this.

Kiraly says:

1. Get 1 episode out. Everyone is satisfied.
2. Procrastinate on Hyobu / Do things you WANT to do for another month.
3. Repeat.

Srsly, why are you even trying to catch up with it?

DmonHiro says:

No offense, but maybe that joke track is killing you.

Kamica says:

What’s your reason for not being to drop Hyobu?

Is it because of the prestige you’ll lose from having dropped your third show in a row (Arcana, Medaka Box)?

Is it because team members wish to see things through to the end?

Is it because the leechers are anxiously awaiting the joke track (that track is the only reason that I would want to download your hyobu releases at this point btw)?

Is it because you secretly want a break from everything?

Dark_Sage, do you realize that there are 4 new EDs that require translation after episode 5? Do you realize that Returnity has constantly been trying to find you on the IRC channel to help you with the joke track and yet you are never around?

IMO, you should just drop hyobu unless you have a really good reason not to. It’s been 5 weeks since this website has gotten new reviews and spring season has already started.

(I’d also like to know how the editing on Tamako Market 10-12 is doing)

Dark_Sage says:

Ask their new editor.

Passerby says:

And who’d that be?

Dark_Sage says:

Jark or something.

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