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by Hope_
Mon Jan 09, 2012 3:23 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13196
Views: 1223089

Re: Today I Learned

yurell wrote:Today I learned that those white cows with black splotches are real.

Why did you think they weren't real?
by Hope_
Wed Nov 30, 2011 5:49 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: NaNoWriMo 2011
Replies: 115
Views: 21587

Re: NaNoWriMo 2011

I won! :D My congratulations to all the other winners.
by Hope_
Mon Nov 28, 2011 9:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27356
Views: 2549918

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

symple wrote:Yay blood today! :)

happy face
That's good! :)

Shro wrote:Watch this space.
I look forward to this, it sounds interesting.
by Hope_
Mon Nov 28, 2011 7:58 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Questions For The World
Replies: 2169
Views: 353462

Re: Questions For The World

Our rules for Ring of fire: A: Waterfall 2: You 3: Me 4: Floor (last person to touch the floor) 5: Guys (males drink) 6: Chicks (females drink) 7: Heaven (Last person with hand in the air) 8: Mate 9: Rhyme 10: Shark (The floor becomes the sea with a shark in it, last person left with a body part tou...
by Hope_
Fri Nov 18, 2011 3:51 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Questions For The World
Replies: 2169
Views: 353462

Re: Questions For The World

Just remember that the XKCD forums are not representative of the real world. I don't know anybody else who has ever heard of him. Yes, I know the fora are much more up on cultural figures than the general populace but nobody had posted, well, what you just said so thanks. :P Also: Keep in mind the ...
by Hope_
Fri Nov 18, 2011 11:09 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Questions For The World
Replies: 2169
Views: 353462

Re: Questions For The World

Huh, so he is kind of known. That's interesting.
by Hope_
Thu Nov 17, 2011 7:47 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89767
Views: 6384396

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

Felstaff wrote:Barbie Horse Adventures

This one is just.. childhood destroying. Thankfully I am immune for not caring much about barbie but still the images.. Ick.

I'm very much enjoying this current tangent of the thread though.
by Hope_
Thu Nov 17, 2011 9:54 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89767
Views: 6384396

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

So the university I went to last term in the US was put under lockdown for about an hour yesterday because somebody had spotted a man with a gun heading along one of the side roads and onto the campus. I followed the coverage via facebook updates from friends and the university. First people were ke...
by Hope_
Wed Nov 16, 2011 11:23 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27356
Views: 2549918

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

I hope you got there in the end with the manoeuvre. And you could look at it from the point of view that you probably made the driving instructor's day slightly more interesting? HUGS. Yeah I did thanks once I'd managed to calm down a bit. And I suppose that's a pretty good way of looking at it. :)...
by Hope_
Tue Nov 15, 2011 12:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Questions For The World
Replies: 2169
Views: 353462

Re: Questions For The World

I was just watching Stephen Fry's programme where he travels America and I was wondering: would the majority of American's know who Stephen Fry is? Because, obviously, every Brit knows him but I don't know how far his notoriety extends.
by Hope_
Tue Nov 15, 2011 11:13 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27356
Views: 2549918

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Arrgg, I really wish my body/brain would stop dealing with frustration with tears. This has always happened whenever I get frustrated that I can't do something I'll start crying, it's really annoying and embarrassing. I don't need it when I'm in a driving lesson trying to do a manoeuvre. Grr.
by Hope_
Mon Nov 14, 2011 9:36 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Questions For The World
Replies: 2169
Views: 353462

Re: Questions For The World

Surely if you're going to recreate it verbatim, you don't need to recreate it at all. Exactly. If they wanted more people to get into Top Gear, then they would show Top Gear, instead of recreating it with everything good taken out. Ahh, I don't think you understand how American TV works. They have ...
by Hope_
Mon Nov 14, 2011 3:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5119
Views: 716517

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

First draft of my essay written! :D It needs a lot of polishing but at least there's stuff there to work with. Thank god, I've worked for three days straight on this.
by Hope_
Sun Nov 13, 2011 8:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28314
Views: 2537752

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

I wish very good luck to you. I remember how horribly nerve wracking that application was.
by Hope_
Sat Nov 12, 2011 6:42 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13196
Views: 1223089

Re: Today I Learned

My mum's a primary school teacher and I've had the same experience. There is so much planning to be done.
by Hope_
Fri Nov 11, 2011 4:16 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27356
Views: 2549918

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

How does the woman thread know what I'm thinking? I was just wondering about whether I should come off the pill and get something else and then suddenly some really helpful information was provided.

Anyway, thanks Shro that looks really great!
by Hope_
Wed Nov 09, 2011 8:23 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: NaNoWriMo 2011
Replies: 115
Views: 21587

Re: NaNoWriMo 2011

It's a shame I don't like my story very much, but I think I can change that a bit. Yeah I'm the same. I'm not sure whether to keep going with it and hope I just hit a bit of a boring bump or chnage it all together, such s sending my characters into space or having a murder they have to solve (which...
by Hope_
Tue Nov 08, 2011 5:41 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28314
Views: 2537752

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Oh no, the need to commentate it's spreading!
by Hope_
Tue Nov 08, 2011 5:31 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89767
Views: 6384396

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

Menacing Spike wrote:Pointless chrome extension of the month: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/deta ... oljbloddpl

I can't believe it's been voted 5 stars.. Why would anyone want to use that?
by Hope_
Tue Nov 08, 2011 5:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28314
Views: 2537752

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Girl in my english lit class. Look we do not need a constant running commentary from you about the lesson. Really. Please don't call me a 'fucking rude prick' when I point this out and tell me that only if I had asked polity you might have obliged me: 1. We both know you would have been offended no ...
by Hope_
Fri Nov 04, 2011 2:24 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: NaNoWriMo 2011
Replies: 115
Views: 21587

Re: NaNoWriMo 2011

Kewangji wrote:Anybody else pass the 10k mark? I feel good about progress this year.

Just passed it. I feel very good about progress, but I'm away for the weekend so we shall see whether this continues.
by Hope_
Wed Nov 02, 2011 10:29 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: NaNoWriMo 2011
Replies: 115
Views: 21587

Re: NaNoWriMo 2011

Wow description is so much easier to write than character interaction. I feel like I can bash out 1,000 words of description so easily but as soon as the characters have to talk to each other my pace slows dramatically.
by Hope_
Tue Nov 01, 2011 8:07 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: NaNoWriMo 2011
Replies: 115
Views: 21587

Re: NaNoWriMo 2011

How far have people got after the first day? :) I've managed 2500ish words so far and I'm pretty pleased about it!
by Hope_
Mon Oct 31, 2011 11:33 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The radical idea that women are people
Replies: 3261
Views: 236231

Re: The radical idea that women are people

I really don't like bitch, at least in most cases, because it means different things when used on women and men. Women shouldn't be assertive, you see, they should be passive. Whereas men shouldn't be passive. It kind of means opposite things when used on women vs men and that's troubling. Yeah, I ...
by Hope_
Mon Oct 31, 2011 10:05 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Halloween!
Replies: 288
Views: 19257

Re: Halloween!

I've got wine and Hocus Pocus! My halloween is sorted. The boyfriend and I attended a Steampunk Halloween Ball on saturday night though which was brilliant!

RollingHead wrote:Nerd + deranged look + actual lab wear = laziest mad scientist costume ever.

Lazy but effective.
by Hope_
Mon Oct 31, 2011 2:41 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27356
Views: 2549918

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Congratulations! :) He is really gorgeous.
by Hope_
Wed Oct 26, 2011 5:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89767
Views: 6384396

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

broken_escalator wrote:Got my flu shot at work, I don't know how I didn't realize it's almost November already! I swear it was september just the other day.

I feel like this too, october has been a bit of a blur. But that means it's almost NaNoWriMo!
by Hope_
Wed Oct 26, 2011 8:00 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Its amazing how well wolfram alpha can predict your age
Replies: 42
Views: 6570

Re: Its amazing how well wolfram alpha can predict your age

Coin wrote:Aw, it thinks I'm 11 :(
Apparently there has been a very large increase in people being called the same thing as me for the past two decades.

Yeah same here. I'm only 11 *shudder* but the boyfriend is 59.. Well that's awkward.
by Hope_
Mon Oct 24, 2011 7:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The radical idea that women are people
Replies: 3261
Views: 236231

Re: The radical idea that women are people

Ok I was browsing the Tumblr feminist blogs and this came up: [Trigger warning: Spoilered for rape and violence] UK company Jamrags.com are selling disgusting T-shirts most notably one with the slogan: Calm down dear. Lets not turn this rape into a murder. WHAT? How can rape culture have got so bad ...
by Hope_
Tue Oct 18, 2011 8:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13196
Views: 1223089

Re: Today I Learned

Today I learned: Cutting glass is far more difficult than it looks. The woman in the tutorial on youtube just went "crunch..snap". My experience went more along the lines of "cru..unchch...smash!... why is there so much blood on my desk!?" Out of curiosity, why are you watching ...
by Hope_
Thu Oct 13, 2011 10:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5119
Views: 716517

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

That is interesting. I generally think in just English words. Normally full sentences, sometimes random words will just pop in and then I'll marshall my thoughts into some more complex sentences about them. Oh and some imaginary dialogue, talking to myself and others, remembering something that happ...
by Hope_
Thu Oct 13, 2011 7:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5119
Views: 716517

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

General question: If you don't think in English or well a language, how do you think? Is it all a series of images? Or.. well I'm not sure what else that's why I'm asking.
by Hope_
Mon Oct 10, 2011 12:26 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89767
Views: 6384396

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

Shouldn't my university careers centre have information on applying for/getting a PhD? It is one of the next logical steps for graduates and yet the lady I spoke with had no idea and sent me off to ask someone else..
by Hope_
Wed Oct 05, 2011 11:43 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89767
Views: 6384396

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

...So I'm sitting here previewing this, and I notice something weird in my mouth. It's a large-ish piece of something hard. Oh, hey, that was a bit of a molar. That's probably not good. Sounds like you need a molar solution. Her problem should be reviewed. By a molar pannel. Punning about this prob...
by Hope_
Wed Oct 05, 2011 9:41 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The radical idea that women are people
Replies: 3261
Views: 236231

Re: The radical idea that women are people

If "some guy" isn't a a 'friend', I'd advise against bothering, but if you have a reason to care what he thinks, you might point out that the stupidity is with mass media. Apparently someone doesn't know women are 51% of the American population or t.v. would be less crappy to us. Yeah he'...
by Hope_
Tue Oct 04, 2011 11:47 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The radical idea that women are people
Replies: 3261
Views: 236231

Re: The radical idea that women are people

Someone is wrong on the internet and I should leave it but I can't.. So this video was posted on facebook (it's ever so good, if you have a spare 8 minutes go watch it). The video is about the representation of both women and men in the media, more focused on the representation of women. Some guy co...
by Hope_
Sat Oct 01, 2011 10:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20862
Views: 2229755

Re: Postify your facerity

You err.. seem to have an arm instead of an ear. You might want to get that checked..

Also impressive beard!
by Hope_
Sun Sep 25, 2011 9:27 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13196
Views: 1223089

Re: Today I Learned

slightlydead wrote:Today I learned that coffee is the solution to all of my problems in life.

I think you mean tea.
/British
by Hope_
Sat Sep 24, 2011 10:59 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89767
Views: 6384396

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

I would start from Eccelston, then if you really like it you can go back and watch the old stuff, but I'm not much of a purist.
by Hope_
Sat Sep 17, 2011 11:34 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Think Before Naming Your Child
Replies: 1622
Views: 280427

Re: Think Before Naming Your Child

I know two people with the surnames Waghorn and Woodcock, they seem to get along just fine. I think people eventually stop noticing it so why bother with the name change?

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