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dorkfish
07-05-2007, 12:15 AM
http://club.live.com

and it's been really easy to rip them off because of it.

livemacro.googlepages.com/index.html

anagramssolved.com

I think I'm going to try and get two copies of Vista and eBay them and buy something I'd rather have more.

suprefan
07-05-2007, 12:22 AM
For sure, thanks I found a couple other bots but these will sure help. 360 is in my grasp and I will b e bay king!!

rage patton
07-05-2007, 12:59 AM
I will b e bay king!!

Supre = Delta...?

bmack86
07-05-2007, 01:17 AM
Brad, I can't get the macro to work. Can you?

dorkfish
07-05-2007, 08:02 AM
macro06 seems to work about 60% of the time on flexicon for me.

100% of the time on clink.

chicktionary bot was perfect, but required about an hour of paying attention. chicktionary maxes out at 1100 or so.

p.s. don't touch the mouse after running the macro...

Tylerdurden31
07-05-2007, 08:06 AM
so how many tickets per hour could you get?

disgustipated
07-05-2007, 11:08 AM
I dont get it....



it just made me mad.

dorkfish
07-05-2007, 11:13 AM
so how many tickets per hour could you get?
i started last night, and I've order 3 Vistas, a 360 controller, and both of the 360 games.

So quite a few...

Tylerdurden31
07-05-2007, 11:21 AM
i started last night, and I've order 3 Vistas, a 360 controller, and both of the 360 games.

So quite a few...

sooooooo...i could get a 360 in a week?

dorkfish
07-05-2007, 11:24 AM
sooooooo...i could get a 360 in a week?
In theory yes, but there seems to be a maximum amount of points.

For example: Chicktionary maxes out at 1100, and Flexicon seems to have a Max somewhere between 5,000 and 12,000.

So if you were to max out all of the games, you "might" be at the 360 amount.

disgustipated
07-05-2007, 11:27 AM
this wont work for me....


I put in a %



then another%



then it says Failed try again.


what am I doing wrong?


I have actually finished 3 games on my own and still no love from the bot.





K, I give up...you people enjoy your free shit.

J~$$$
07-05-2007, 01:07 PM
Use internet explorer not firefox.

rage patton
07-05-2007, 01:19 PM
How long is this gonna go on for? Like, is this a limited time thing?

TomAz
07-05-2007, 01:42 PM
unrelated, mostly..


TECHNOLOGY ALERT
from The Wall Street Journal.

July 5, 2007

Microsoft said it will take a charge of as much as $1.15 billion to extend Xbox 360 warranty coverage to three years. The company said it has been required to make an "unacceptable number" of repairs to the game machines since they went on sale in November 2005. The extended warranty covers a specific problem that causes the machines to fail.

bmack86
07-05-2007, 01:46 PM
I feel like Microsoft is gonna pick up on this

rage patton
07-05-2007, 03:08 PM
I need four 6 letters words and 1 seven letter word, with the letters...
P E R S G E A
Any help would be great.

EDIT: Found some, just need a couple more.

full on idle
07-05-2007, 03:15 PM
I need four 5 letter words, five 6 letters words and 1 seven letter word, with the letters...
P E R S G E A
Any help would be great.

1. Grapes
2. Pagers
3. Gapers
4. Gasper
5. Grease

1. Spear
2. Gears
3. Reaps
4. Peers

1.

exern
07-05-2007, 03:16 PM
PRESAGE

full on idle
07-05-2007, 03:17 PM
nice one exern.

rage patton
07-05-2007, 03:20 PM
Thank you very much FOI and exern. Very creative.
And Im done! w00t!
Time to go to work...

Good Days Last
07-05-2007, 03:57 PM
So... cool. I'm going to get free stuff. I like it.

rage patton
07-06-2007, 11:47 AM
EDIT: My bot thing isnt working properly... what exactly do I do?

marooko
07-06-2007, 12:34 PM
nothing is free. im sure you guys just unknowingly sold your souls.

Tylerdurden31
07-06-2007, 12:46 PM
word of advice...dont go for the xbox...go for a few copies of vista, sell em, get an xbox

rage patton
07-06-2007, 12:51 PM
word of advice...dont go for the xbox...go for a few copies of vista, sell em, get an xbox

Sounds good... now how do I get my bot to work?

Tylerdurden31
07-06-2007, 12:54 PM
Sounds good... now how do I get my bot to work?

1. Use Internet Explorer...not firefox
2. follow the instructions...remember to click that search button after each answer you enter
3. once it starts, don't you dare touch that fucking mouse!!

bmack86
07-06-2007, 12:54 PM
Does Vista sell for quite a bit? That's what i'm wondering.

Tylerdurden31
07-06-2007, 12:56 PM
Does Vista sell for quite a bit? That's what i'm wondering.

best buy sells vista ultimate for $400

ebay price is around $300-350

if you can return it to best buy or circuit city...that'd be bank...otherwise ebay should be fine

disgustipated
07-06-2007, 12:59 PM
1. Use Internet Explorer...not firefox
2. follow the instructions...remember to click that search button after each answer you enter
3. once it starts, don't you dare touch that fucking mouse!!


does the fact that I use Vista have anything to do with the reason I dont have that search button?

Tylerdurden31
07-06-2007, 01:01 PM
does the fact that I use Vista have anything to do with the reason I dont have that search button?

no idea...i refuse to use Vista until at least next year

bmack86
07-06-2007, 01:02 PM
Well shit, maybe I'll have to do that. I'm already at the level for 2 vistas.

rage patton
07-06-2007, 01:02 PM
1. Use Internet Explorer...not firefox
2. follow the instructions...remember to click that search button after each answer you enter
3. once it starts, don't you dare touch that fucking mouse!!

1. Done
2. Done... or atleast attempted to...
3. Doesn't go that far.

I type a % in, and it accepts it... thinks for a second... then this flashes across the screen...
http://xs217.xs.to/xs217/07275/macro.png (http://xs.to)
and then macro closes itself.

What am I doing wrong?

disgustipated
07-06-2007, 01:08 PM
mine does the same but, I get through three then it gives me that message.

disgustipated
07-06-2007, 01:09 PM
no idea...i refuse to use Vista until at least next year

is the search button on the bot or the game?



















god I feel lost.

Tylerdurden31
07-06-2007, 01:13 PM
1. Done
2. Done... or atleast attempted to...
3. Doesn't go that far.

I type a % in, and it accepts it... thinks for a second... then this flashes across the screen...
http://xs217.xs.to/xs217/07275/macro.png (http://xs.to)
and then macro closes itself.

What am I doing wrong?

you enter 1 answer...like in flexicon...1 word...click the magnifying glass, enter the %. Enter 2 more answers, enter the %, enter 2 more answers, enter the % and then it should ask you how many times to run it.

at that point you skip out and click quit, play again and then put the mouse directly in the middle of Play New Game and hit ctrl+1


is the search button on the bot or the game?

god I feel lost.

the game

rage patton
07-06-2007, 01:24 PM
Which version should I download? I downloaded version six.
I chose to save it.
Am I good so far?
I followed what you said to do... but it still only lets me type in a single %, then it closes itself down...
I still dont know what I am doing wrong.

Tylerdurden31
07-06-2007, 01:25 PM
Which version should I download? I downloaded version six.
I chose to save it.
Am I good so far?
I followed what you said to do... but it still only lets me type in a single %, then it closes itself down...
I still dont know what I am doing wrong.

i dunno man...it might have a problem with Vista

disgustipated
07-06-2007, 01:27 PM
yeah I think it does have a problem with Vista.

rage patton
07-06-2007, 01:31 PM
I dont have Vista... I have 2000. Or do I have XP?
Either way, I dont have Vista.

dorkfish
07-06-2007, 07:32 PM
click start, run, type winver, hit ok. that's the version of windows you have...

rage patton
07-07-2007, 12:56 AM
Ok, I have XP.
The mod says it works with XP.
Why doesnt it want me to get free stuff?

dorkfish
07-07-2007, 02:14 PM
i'm up to 9 copies of Vista, 2 Zunes, all the 360 games, and like 5 controllers.

they better send me my free stuff that I'm pilfering from them or I'm going to send a letter of complaint!

Tylerdurden31
07-08-2007, 08:30 AM
i'm up to 9 copies of Vista, 2 Zunes, all the 360 games, and like 5 controllers.

they better send me my free stuff that I'm pilfering from them or I'm going to send a letter of complaint!

I can't play anymore new games of Flexicon...sumbitch

dorkfish
07-08-2007, 11:05 AM
live macro version 7 is PERFECT. i recommend it fully.

however, i'm positive that they've made it impossible to get a 360

dinosaurateme
07-08-2007, 01:10 PM
this is a good idea.

i maxed out on clicktionary..
and i tried doing clink, but it wont work. the live macro said it's completing the games, but i'm not getting any tickets for it. any ideas?

full on idle
07-08-2007, 01:40 PM
live macro version 7 is PERFECT. i recommend it fully.

however, i'm positive that they've made it impossible to get a 360

Was it ever (theoretically) possible or did they switch it to impossible after they figured out the kids were running macros?

dorkfish
07-08-2007, 02:28 PM
I think that it was theoretically possible the first few hours, but the macros weren't that good then and people were cashing up too soon in disbelief.

dinosaurateme
07-08-2007, 04:49 PM
this is pretty cool. i finally got my first vista. However, estimated deliverty date is september 9th. WHAT THE HECK. i need to ebay that shit right now.

dinosaurateme
07-08-2007, 04:49 PM
also, how fast do you think microsoft will catch this and put an end to it?

dorkfish
07-08-2007, 05:06 PM
well, considering that they're already quite aware, it's hard to say.

suprefan
07-08-2007, 05:22 PM
this is pretty cool. i finally got my first vista. However, estimated deliverty date is september 9th. WHAT THE HECK. i need to ebay that shit right now.

Its kind of skewed, some peopel have been saying they are gettign their stuff within a couple weeks.

Good Days Last
07-08-2007, 05:26 PM
I've got two accounts running... and now that they're starting to crack down... it'll take me longer to get to that Zune. I'm debating whether I should keep pushing for a 360 or 3 copies of Vista (sell those for about 250-300 each) and then get a 360 and pre order Halo 3 also.

suprefan
07-08-2007, 05:28 PM
Get the copies of Vista and use that e bay money to buy a 360 and pre order halo. Like Dorkfish said, they might make it impossible now to get a 360.

bmack86
07-08-2007, 05:32 PM
i'm up to 9 copies of Vista, 2 Zunes, all the 360 games, and like 5 controllers.

they better send me my free stuff that I'm pilfering from them or I'm going to send a letter of complaint!

How many accounts do you have? Damn.

Good Days Last
07-08-2007, 05:38 PM
Wouldn't you think they'd look at each order and decide which ones to take seriously?

dorkfish
07-08-2007, 07:25 PM
How many accounts do you have? Damn.
more than a few. between my pals and I...enough to make people question our sanity.

All That I Am
07-08-2007, 07:39 PM
fuckn thanks man, i hope i get my controllers and zune!

dinosaurateme
07-09-2007, 09:20 PM
....did they take off the vista from the prizes?!

Good Days Last
07-09-2007, 09:38 PM
Sure looks like it... either they caught on to everyone cashing in early so they could them on Ebay...

Or they are SO back ordered that they had to take it down to catch up.


My guess goes with the former.

All That I Am
07-10-2007, 04:13 AM
It looks like they caught on, when i try to use the macro it just says that the quit feature is locked.

RotationSlimWang
07-10-2007, 04:15 AM
It looks like they caught on, when i try to use the macro it just says that the quit feature is locked.

There's a new version out, numero 8. Sucks that they took down the Vistas, I only got one copy, got a Zune last night, now I'm going on the long hard slog to a 360.

Tylerdurden31
07-10-2007, 08:21 AM
version 8 is awesome...no mouse needed

J~$$$
07-10-2007, 08:25 AM
Has anyone received any of the products yet? I may try this if its a guaranteed thing.

RotationSlimWang
07-10-2007, 08:34 AM
Nothing seems to be shipping until the first week of September.

PotVsKtl
07-10-2007, 10:42 AM
In case you porridge-eating midgets hadn't figured it out yet, you're not getting your shit. Chances are Microsoft knew about this in hours and chose to just monitor accounts rather than change the games themselves. Servers keep these mysterious files called logs where it would be thumb-suckingly easy to determine that you were playing Plinko or whatever the fuck at 137 chips-per-minute.

full on idle
07-10-2007, 11:17 AM
ORLY Dr. Expert? Too bad Brad's already got delivery tracking information for the first of his Zunes.

Tylerdurden31
07-10-2007, 11:27 AM
In case you porridge-eating midgets hadn't figured it out yet, you're not getting your shit. Chances are Microsoft knew about this in hours and chose to just monitor accounts rather than change the games themselves. Servers keep these mysterious files called logs where it would be thumb-suckingly easy to determine that you were playing Plinko or whatever the fuck at 137 chips-per-minute.

well...how bout considering you really dont have to do much of anything to get this done, why not do it? What's Microsoft gonna do? Come to my house and have a corporate takeover? If I get my shit, awesome...if I don't...oh fucking well.

Omar1
07-10-2007, 11:42 AM
Microsoft Search Share Rises With Prizes

MSN and Microsoft Live's U.S. search query volume showed a 67% increase from May to June, according to a new report.

By Thomas Claburn
InformationWeek
July 9, 2007 07:58 PM

Microsoft's search efforts may finally have found some users.

MSN and Microsoft Live's U.S. search query volume jumped from 8.4% in May to 13.2% in June, a 67% increase, according to Internet metrics company Compete, Inc.

The key to Microsoft's success? Prizes.

"A good portion of the additional Live searches are coming from the Live Search Club, where you can apparently play games for points which you can redeem for fine Microsoft products," said Steve Willis, a Compete analyst, in a blog post Monday. "All of the games involve using Live's search engine -- to get the points, you have to search with Live."

Blingo.com, powered by Google, has been using prizes to woo searchers since 2004.

Willis said that Club.live.com wasn't generating noticeable traffic in April. In May, Compete tracked some 330,000 unique visitors at that site. In June, that number had risen to 3 million unique visitors.

"If Microsoft can actually leverage this traffic to Club.live into actual search users and string together a few more months like this, they could really threaten Google's top spot," said Willis.

A person posting under the name Cliff Parker on the Compete blog questioned the firm's data. "[S]earch market shares usually move by tenths of percentage points per month," Parker said. "A move this big in one month is unprecedented. Are you sure your data are correct?"

Willis did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Compete boasts an active monthly sample of over 2 million users, compared to the 120,000 users sampled by Internet analyst comScore Media Metrix 2.0.

"Compete applies a rigorous normalization methodology, leveraging scientific multidimensional scaling (by age, income, gender and geography) to ensure metrics are representative of the U.S. Internet population," the company states on its Web site. "Compete members are recruited through multiple sources, including ISPs, the Compete Toolbar and additional opt-in panels to ensure a diverse distribution of user types and to facilitate de-biasing across the data sources."

As for other search engines, Amazon's Alexa.com shows a noticeable increase in traffic at Club.live and a 52% increase in page views over the past three months.

Google saw its search query volume drop from 67% in May to 62.7% in June, a 6.5% decline.

Yahoo's search query share stood at 19.6% in June, down from 19.7% in May and from 26.7% in June 2006.

Ask.com's search query share declined to 3.3% in June, down 3.5% in May and 4.1% from June 2006.

Internet metrics company comScore published its take on U.S. search market share numbers for May: Google (50.7%), Yahoo sites (26.4%), Microsoft sites (10.3%), and Ask (5%).

Your mileage may vary.

PotVsKtl
07-10-2007, 11:53 AM
ORLY Dr. Expert? Too bad Brad's already got delivery tracking information for the first of his Zunes.

Because he probably jumped on it right away? I'm talking about people still doing this days after it was obvious they knew it was happening.

full on idle
07-10-2007, 12:55 PM
Oh, okay. Sorry if I was snippy. Sorry.

PotVsKtl
07-10-2007, 01:12 PM
Go fuck yourself.

full on idle
07-10-2007, 01:13 PM
sigh.

PotVsKtl
07-10-2007, 01:14 PM
Just joshing! Hey Amy, go fuck yourself.

full on idle
07-10-2007, 01:17 PM
Is it my fault that Daddy leaves and Mommy cries?

psychic friend
07-10-2007, 01:20 PM
edit: clownery

http://cache.boston.com/bonzai-fba/Original_Photo/2007/04/16/1176733282_4717.jpg

full on idle
07-10-2007, 01:56 PM
you tell em Mo'.

Good Days Last
07-10-2007, 02:59 PM
I'm still winning.

And I'm going to get my stuff.

Good Days Last
07-10-2007, 05:14 PM
Guess who is about to get a Zune...

PotVsKtl
07-10-2007, 05:16 PM
Not your dumb ass?

Good Days Last
07-10-2007, 05:55 PM
Yes. Me.

Shut up Pot.

I'm going to type of a thread saying: "Hey Pot. I proved you wrong, gay wad" after I get my Zune and I'm going to post pictures of me and it and us having a great time all because I smart enough to cheat the system.

Hannahrain
07-10-2007, 06:18 PM
This is the most personality I've ever seen you have.


I'm a bit taken aback.

Good Days Last
07-10-2007, 06:39 PM
I'm kind of excited. I know I'm usually reserved but hey. It's exciting.

PotVsKtl
07-10-2007, 07:15 PM
I'm pretty sure gaywad is one word.

full on idle
07-10-2007, 07:17 PM
Hey-
You're right.

Good Days Last
07-10-2007, 07:59 PM
I'm sorry.

I don't use that word too often.

Bosco
07-10-2007, 11:42 PM
this shit is awesome!!!.....got one Zune already....working on my second!

MORE VISTAS!!!!! PLEASE!!!

Good Days Last
07-11-2007, 02:26 AM
I hope they bring the Vistas back. So far between the two accounts I have I have ordered AND gained confirmation for:

1 Zune
1 Zune Case
2 Magazine subscriptions

And I don't really know what else to do with this whole club live crap anymore. It was okay until they started locking everything down and taking away all the stuff and making it impossible to get a 360 already.

Tylerdurden31
07-12-2007, 02:16 PM
check again

http://livemacro.googlepages.com/index.html

"The page you have requested has been disabled by Google. Learn More"

Good Days Last
07-12-2007, 02:32 PM
Yeah. Live Macro is out.. there are mirrors though. Good luck finding those.

LM is reportedly the only bot still working though. And only while using Internet Explorer.

They've updated prizes and not surprisingly we're starting to feel the heat from the fires the botters have started. While Vista used to be 6000 they now have a lamer version of Vista up for 20,000.

I'm going to get me another Zune and then try to quit.

Bosco
07-12-2007, 04:39 PM
sweet 2 zunes for me!

dioscorides
07-13-2007, 12:52 PM
i ordered 3 copies of vista ultimate on the 6th (thanks for starting this thread, by the way). i had 3900 tickets left over after the order. those tickets are now gone after the little reset they did today. my order for the 3 copies of vista still shows up in my profile though. the estimated ship date is the 30th. guess i will wait and see what happens.

Good Days Last
07-13-2007, 03:48 PM
Microsoft is retarded.

I want my stuff.

PotVsKtl
07-13-2007, 04:33 PM
You're not getting any fucking stuff. Go get raped.

Good Days Last
07-13-2007, 05:03 PM
Shut up Pot.

I don't want another word out of you.






Or we're internet fighting this one out.

Hannahrain
07-13-2007, 05:05 PM
Oh yes. This is your best idea yet, GDL.

RotationSlimWang
07-13-2007, 09:35 PM
Oh please please please please... let them battle to the death.

PotVsKtl
07-13-2007, 11:18 PM
Remember when I put my finger in the wound and told you you smelled like lavendar? Psych. You look like Agatha Christie eating a doorstop.

bmack86
07-14-2007, 08:31 AM
FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT......

Don't worry, i know where he lives.

Good Days Last
07-14-2007, 12:31 PM
http://www.blacklibrary.com/images/books_large/deathmatch.jpg

PotVsKtl
07-14-2007, 01:28 PM
Right after that picture was taken I used your severed arm to bludgeon you to death.

Good Days Last
07-14-2007, 01:29 PM
Nope that severed arm belongs to Kroq Ken.

I am currently behind you about to throw a flailing body at you.

PotVsKtl
07-14-2007, 02:02 PM
Foul treachery.

Hannahrain
07-14-2007, 07:25 PM
It's only a flesh wound.

Good Days Last
07-15-2007, 04:21 AM
http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q128/Hylleberg/hehe.gif

Bosco
08-12-2007, 08:18 PM
any updates about this stuff at all?

and did anybody actually get their prizes?

dorkfish
08-19-2007, 01:36 PM
Oh, I've received 10 of these emails in the last couple days:

Dear BRAD's FULL NAME,

Your Live Search Club order has shipped!

Order Number: ###
Ship Date: 2007-08-16
Shipping Address: Where I live

Shipping Method: FedEx Ground


Tracking Number: ###

Qty Product Name
1 Microsoft Zune

Tylerdurden31
08-20-2007, 06:26 AM
FUCKING SCORE!


Oh, I've received 10 of these emails in the last couple days:

Dear BRAD's FULL NAME,

Your Live Search Club order has shipped!

Order Number: ###
Ship Date: 2007-08-16
Shipping Address: Where I live

Shipping Method: FedEx Ground


Tracking Number: ###

Qty Product Name
1 Microsoft Zune

All That I Am
08-20-2007, 08:41 AM
I still havent' recieved confirmation, but it says shipping.

Bosco
08-20-2007, 02:49 PM
Awesome

Good Days Last
09-28-2007, 02:33 PM
To revive an old thread...
I just recieved my ZUNE ten minutes ago.

I cheated the system and was rewarded.

Tylerdurden31
09-28-2007, 02:45 PM
yeah...i dont think anyone's gettin any copies of Vista though

RotationSlimWang
09-29-2007, 01:02 PM
I don't even care about the Vista, I just want my Zune already. I have no mp3 player. C'mon, Microsoft.

dorkfish
09-29-2007, 01:35 PM
yeah...i dont think anyone's gettin any copies of Vista though
I've gotten one copy of Vista Ultimate so far. FedEx guy woke me up last week to give it to me.

RotationSlimWang
09-29-2007, 01:57 PM
Man, I can't get my shit from Microsoft, I can't get my european pharmaceuticals... I can't get shit shipped to me.

Wheres the beef?
09-29-2007, 04:10 PM
Man, I can't get my shit from Microsoft, I can't get my european pharmaceuticals... I can't get shit shipped to me.

I'll ship you some shit. Where do you want it sent?

RotationSlimWang
09-29-2007, 04:21 PM
Another Delta avatar. How original.

Tylerdurden31
09-30-2007, 06:39 AM
I've gotten one copy of Vista Ultimate so far. FedEx guy woke me up last week to give it to me.

so you're saying there's still a chance....sweet

Wheres the beef?
09-30-2007, 09:28 AM
Another Delta avatar. How original.

Eat a bowl of dicks, RSW.

SFChrissy
01-18-2008, 03:39 PM
Is anyone using office 2007...just getting situated at my new desk in the engineering dept and we are all on 07...I haven't even seen this layout before...I think I'm gonna need a babysitter?

kreutz2112
01-18-2008, 03:40 PM
I like office 07. I like how they have totally changed the menus

wmgaretjax
01-18-2008, 03:44 PM
Office 07 for PC is great. Office 08 for the Mac blows.

thelastgreatman
01-18-2008, 03:49 PM
You've got to be kidding, Kreutz.

thelastgreatman
01-18-2008, 03:49 PM
Ew. Office 2007 is teh annoyance.

kreutz2112
01-18-2008, 03:51 PM
no, I am not kidding. I have been typing a paper for like 4 months now and have used office o7 the whole time. I had to use an older version where the menus were in the "classic" view and I didnt like it at all.

wmgaretjax
01-18-2008, 03:53 PM
Ribbon is great... It definitely requires re-training your brain, but it's more convenient.