This is from 20 years ago.
<Preamble>I was living in a country area where the road was shared between normal cars and agricultural vehicles of all sorts. Farmers often contract out the spraying of their crops, and the contractors often use utes (trucks) with all sorts of lights. These lights are set to illuminate a boom sprayer at night time. Boo sprayers are often 20-30m wide. This means they are basically 8+ spotlights at all angles to illuminate a 50m wide path so they don't hit things because that's how wide the sprayer is. That is a lot of light.
<Story> I was driving down the highway at night with some traffic, nothing crazy. One lane each way. There is a ute ahead of me, and a small car behind. The small car is in a big rush and passes me as soon as they can. They pull up to maybe 20m behind the ute, and for whatever reason they hit the high beam and don't turn it off.
At first I figure it's an accident. After a few seconds I'm not so sure. After 5 seconds the ute activates it's defenses and turns on the rear lights. Night turned to day in an impressive fashion. I was about 500m back, and I was impressed at the lumens.
The small car smashed the brake pedal and promptly flicked to low beam. For the next 20km, until the small car could pass normally, they hung back at a normal distance with respectable lights.
Not much, but I giggled.
Hello - during my home inspection my inspector noted "Monitor cracked girder for further activity, repair as needed. Recommend to install metal straps to reinforce girder." The crack has not moved for 3 months but my question is: what exactly do I need to buy to reinforce this? Not sure what to look for online, Home Depot, etc. Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks!
Edit: thank you all for the suggestions! I’ve marked the crack for future movement and will attempt to mend/repair existing crack. Hopefully it won’t cave in under the extreme weight of the banana.
I don't care about your downvotes. People will see my post anyway, and it may change their mind. I'm for safe driving.
P.S. Sorry for any mistakes, I'm a non-native English speaker.
The witch queen is coming and bungie by now you are probably designing new exotics.
We want it.
Edit: so basically like the wretched eye strike boss’s weapon
I wish I had a video, but Sirus's die beam does not match his animation at all. When fighting him I try to stand pretty close to keep track of him and better dodge his attacks, but his animations aren't even close to what his attacks are. I just got done fighting him and was literally standing 90 degrees away from the front of his body thinking he shouldn't be able to hit me, but his die beam comes out sideways way out of sync with the animation and still hits me.
I did the fight deathless a couple times last league and don't remember this happening, so maybe I just didn't notice it or maybe it is a bug? Has anyone else encountered this?
They are the worst cheap-ass bullshit bad writers put in when they are too lazy to come up with interesting fight scenes. They are the generic ranged attack with absolutely no flavor or personality. And they are everywhere.
"Hmmm should I come up with some creative way to use these characters' powers that would make the fight scene unique and interesting?" Nah, just let them shoot beams at each other
"What would be the logical power progression for martial artists who up to that point fought using fists and melee weapons?" I tell you what, shooting energy beams out of their hands.
"Oh, a final battle between the MC and the big bad guy! They should use all of the skills they've both learned over the course of the story so..." Lol no, energy beams.
You know the scene. MC and mr.bad guy shoot beams at each other, bad guy's beam almost overpowers the mc, but then Harry/Goku/Korra/Spongebob use the power of friendship to make their beam bigger.
The worst thing about them is that if they get introduced, with time they completely overtake the series. Every other fighting style or weapon gets dropped in favor of beams. By the end of the story everyone either shoots beams or punches each other. They are they sign that the author starts to run out of ideas and the quality of the story will soon plummet.
Fuck them, and fuck energy balls as well. They are just round beams.