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by thefiddler
Mon Mar 30, 2015 2:22 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Is Bitcoin still a thing?
Replies: 14
Views: 3592

Re: Is Bitcoin still a thing?

You are taking a pretty big risk by giving your crypto currency to an anonymous entity to hold. I mean, that's basically the equivalent of driving down the street, seeing someone in a ski mask with a table and a sign that says "Bank" who hands you an IOU. Awww, come on, don't be like that...
by thefiddler
Mon Mar 30, 2015 2:15 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20859
Views: 2137213

Re: Post your boat race.

MJ, you changed your icon sometime during the past three years. THIS IS NOT ACCEPTABLE.

(Jason Momoa is quite large and would not be easy to kill. He almost toppled me shortly after that picture was taken and he still had most of his weight on one of his legs.)
by thefiddler
Mon Mar 30, 2015 1:46 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20859
Views: 2137213

Re: Post your boat race.

That pseudoidiojie is beautiful. I want that on a t-shirt.

Also, I haven't been around in forever, so I thought I'd share this with you guys!

Spoiler:
jason momoa sg con.jpg
by thefiddler
Sun Mar 29, 2015 9:16 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Is Bitcoin still a thing?
Replies: 14
Views: 3592

Re: Is Bitcoin still a thing?

And there have been some pretty high profile theft cases ( Mt Gox, for example ) - people using online wallets and exchanges and the online company suddenly vanishing with millions of dollars worth of Bitcoins unaccounted for, and no real legal reprecussions as quite a few Governments haven't worke...
by thefiddler
Sun Mar 29, 2015 9:08 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9535
Views: 945230

Re: What are you listening to?

Gabrielle Aplin - Home

I highly recommend her music to pretty much everyone ever.
by thefiddler
Tue Jul 02, 2013 4:00 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD
Replies: 10844
Views: 1845782

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

So... it's been a bit over a year since I've been around. I lost my pw and Jordan reset it (thanks Jordan!). I figure I should probably start at the beginning though. Hey guys, I'm thefiddler, also known as Caitlin or Cait. I, obviously, play the violin. I'm a former general moderator who has not be...
by thefiddler
Mon Apr 30, 2012 2:28 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Someone is Creepy on the Internet
Replies: 32
Views: 4859

Re: Someone is Creepy on the Internet

I'd like to believe it was the former, but it plays sufficiently close to how the minds of a stalker actually operates for me to assume so. And if it actually is a troll, it's a disturbingly accurate description of how the mind of a stalker This, times a thousand. Stalkers are scary and creepy and ...
by thefiddler
Sun Apr 29, 2012 5:45 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4079
Views: 650887

Re: Today I Made:

Except for the almond, that sounds like it would be really delicious. Have you thought about a silk tea bag? I'm not sure if it would absorb the oils as much or not, but it would be reusable.
by thefiddler
Sun Apr 29, 2012 5:20 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4079
Views: 650887

Re: Today I Made:

It's like all the flavour that was supposed to go into the water ended up in the bag, instead. At least that's what I assume. I didn't try chewing the bag to find out. I... this mental image. This is a glorious mental image. Perhaps you should try steeping the tea just a little bit longer? Usually ...
by thefiddler
Sun Apr 29, 2012 4:05 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Recommend one artist
Replies: 1006
Views: 213324

Re: Recommend one artist

Waldeck.

Seriously, check out Waldeck. An Austrian electronica band that combines electronica with jazz / swing, it is amazing. Seriously.

Check. It. Out.
by thefiddler
Sun Apr 29, 2012 2:11 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Someone is Creepy on the Internet
Replies: 32
Views: 4859

Re: Someone is Creepy on the Internet

This is awful. I feel awful for that girl. I can't stop reading. What the hell is happening? (´・ω・`) Also, this. (´・ω・`) Might be construed as. Bad poetry. Take it or leave it? (´・ω・`) (That guy's writing style was so disjointed that it was really hard to follow. I almost feel like I was reading a ...
by thefiddler
Sat Apr 28, 2012 11:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Someone is Creepy on the Internet
Replies: 32
Views: 4859

Re: Someone is Creepy on the Internet

:3 I think you mean (´・ω・`) What emotion exactly is that supposed to represent? I honestly have no idea, and I am creeped the fuck out right now. Seriously. There is a certain dark joy to be had from knowing "at least I'm better than that guy". And if a guy every e-mailed me 600 times in ...
by thefiddler
Fri Apr 27, 2012 5:16 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Smoker's Section
Replies: 39
Views: 4471

Re: Smoker's Section

Triptanes* are not preventive - in fact, they work better the earlier you take them at the onset. Seeing auras before actual pain? Pop one. I've had (sometimes crippling) migraines my whole life and first LSD, then triptamines (they have OTC ones in Europe, but they ARE expensive) where a blessing ...
by thefiddler
Fri Apr 27, 2012 4:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Smoker's Section
Replies: 39
Views: 4471

Re: Smoker's Section

I'm not exactly sure why this thread devolved from talking about smoking to talking about the cost benefits of smoking versus every other Bad Thing out there. That is a silly argument because it is entirely subjective. Did you know that LSD is the mother drug of the tryptamines, which are the most e...
by thefiddler
Fri Apr 27, 2012 3:46 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Smoker's Section
Replies: 39
Views: 4471

Re: Smoker's Section

http://www.freeimagehosting.net/t/h2bwb.jpg PS: to all the uninitiated, a picture can never show you how it is. It lacks the movement, the rippling colors, the "breathing". It's a little glimpse, nothing more. And it of course lacks the emotions. My first sunrise on acid I stood two hours...
by thefiddler
Fri Apr 27, 2012 2:35 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Is Music Mathematical or Abstract?
Replies: 31
Views: 10140

Re: Is Music Mathematical or Abstract?

I find this an interesting question, on a very deeply personal level. You can ask this question to 100 different people and you will get 100 different answers. That is because music is something that, while able to be enjoyed in a group, many find pleasure in alone. It is personal. Music can evoke s...
by thefiddler
Wed Apr 25, 2012 10:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5113
Views: 692632

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

I just had the most delicious cookie from a local bakery.

Also, hi, I'm back.
by thefiddler
Wed Apr 25, 2012 1:20 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4079
Views: 650887

Re: Today I Made:

It's not actually TODAY that I made them, and they're not really as cute as they should be, thanks to the splitting migraine I had (and I was too lazy to go find my icing bags or tips and instead used a ziploc baggie), but I made these for Easter.
by thefiddler
Wed Apr 25, 2012 1:16 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9535
Views: 945230

Re: What are you listening to?

Waldeck - Memories

Oh my god, why is Waldeck so fucking amazing.
by thefiddler
Wed Apr 25, 2012 1:04 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stuff)?
Replies: 1805
Views: 397470

Re: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stu

I have pretty much just picked up As a Driven Leaf by Milton Steinberg. My friend assured me that it is a very interesting read, and I rather hope she's right. Recently, however, I did complete the entire Canterbury Tales in Middle English. That was a fun (and challenging) read. I followed that with...
by thefiddler
Wed Mar 30, 2011 2:47 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The Madness Begins
Replies: 476
Views: 38161

Re: The Madness Begins

Belial wrote:BE LESS excited, we so excited.

You just broke my brain, Jordan.
by thefiddler
Sat Mar 26, 2011 10:17 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9535
Views: 945230

Re: What are you listening to?

Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog soundtrack.

Yeah, I kind of love Nathan Fillion, Neil Patrick Harris, Felicia Day, and Joss Whedon. Just sayin'.
by thefiddler
Fri Mar 25, 2011 11:51 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20859
Views: 2137213

Re: Postify your facerity

This is me, my messy kitchen, and a bunch of cake balls.
Spoiler:
Image

(They were delicious.)
by thefiddler
Sat Apr 03, 2010 8:23 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD
Replies: 10844
Views: 1845782

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

To thefiddler: I have seen your posts here and there around the forum since I joined a little over a year ago. You seem like an interesting person, and I want to know more about you. (In a non-creepy way, of course) Umm, thanks? Hahaha, I guess it is good to be interesting. :) @everyone else THANK ...
by thefiddler
Fri Apr 02, 2010 8:19 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD
Replies: 10844
Views: 1845782

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

Hi.

It's thefiddler, whom a lot of you might know as Cait or Caitlin.

I'm back-ish, and it's been almost an entire year now, so.

I should probably reintroduce myself to the people that don't know who I am.

But, uh, I don't know what to say. So, um, hi.
by thefiddler
Fri Apr 10, 2009 3:09 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2027992

Re: Confessional Lead- Something weighing on your mind?

Confession: I'm listening to the Smith's Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want again. And I really shouldn't, because it reminds me that I have got everything I have ever wished for, wanted, or needed, and the fact that I get that and not everybody else fills me with so much incomprehensible ...
by thefiddler
Fri Apr 10, 2009 2:57 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Philosophy of Religion [Philosophy]
Replies: 132
Views: 9472

Re: Philosophy of Religion [Philosophy]

Now, I might not be able to pinpoint exactly where the hole in that argument is, but I can at least show that it has one: The problem is that he is trying to "think" God into existence. You can't do that. He is also making a category mistake; existence is not a property that can be assign...
by thefiddler
Wed Apr 08, 2009 3:20 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Philosophy of Religion [Philosophy]
Replies: 132
Views: 9472

Re: Philosophy of Religion [Philosophy]

The question we may ask then, is how do we trace every possible kind of evil that we see in the world to human choice (or to something that is involved in the necessity of this choice, or to any other "morally sufficient" reason for God to allow evil)? That... ...is a good question. I'll ...
by thefiddler
Sun Apr 05, 2009 4:56 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20859
Views: 2137213

Re: Postify your facerity

Gordon wrote:If fids really knew me she would know that I would not have an animal.

This is truth.

Also, I know that head, even the top of it, from a mile away. Sorry, Gordon, but you are pretty distinctive.

<3?
by thefiddler
Sun Apr 05, 2009 4:43 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20859
Views: 2137213

Re: Postify your facerity

The angles are all wrong. And the side looks furry.

You sure you didn't just take a picture of your dog or something?
by thefiddler
Sun Apr 05, 2009 4:41 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20859
Views: 2137213

Re: Postify your facerity

Gordon wrote:Fids:

Spoiler:
Image

Okay, maybe whomever is in that picture is having a good hair day, but I want proof that it is actually YOU.
by thefiddler
Sun Apr 05, 2009 3:14 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Screamo
Replies: 12
Views: 1096

Re: Screamo

Also, just a reminder, OP, No links before five legitimate posts. Please and thanks. So, screamo. When I think of "screamo", I have a hard time figuring out exactly what it means. Because a lot of things could fall under screamo. Post-hardcore, however, is another matter. There are a few g...
by thefiddler
Sun Apr 05, 2009 2:56 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: The Chicago-area small n' cozy meetup (MEETUP 3: MARCH 21)
Replies: 108
Views: 14011

Re: The Chicago-area small n' cozy meetup (MEETUP 3: MARCH 21)

Man guys, as it turns out, I might not be available until mid- to late-May because of school and work. :(

*goes to pout in a corner while restarting the #Chicago IRC channel so people can discuss meetups*
by thefiddler
Fri Apr 03, 2009 2:10 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: SB
Replies: 58
Views: 3631

Re: SB

Also, so everyone knows, SB is not all a bundle of shit. Sure, there are some threads that probably could do with some trimming, and maybe some people that should think about their arguments more, but all-in-all, it's not a bad place for the internet. The mods are pretty fair, and there are some rea...
by thefiddler
Wed Apr 01, 2009 7:44 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: CHICAGO BOAT LAUNCH
Replies: 3
Views: 1542

Re: CHICAGO BOAT LAUNCH

Awww, way to make me sad, LSK.

:(

But I do understand. I might make one with a note, just to be difficult. :P
by thefiddler
Wed Apr 01, 2009 7:06 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: CHICAGO BOAT LAUNCH
Replies: 3
Views: 1542

Re: CHICAGO BOAT LAUNCH

Hmm. I was about to say "I don't know how to fold paper boats" and then I saw your link. Cool idea, but I don't know if I'll be available, especially if it is during the week. I will be working a steady 40 hours / week this summer (again). :/ Hmm, do you think we could use some sort of wat...
by thefiddler
Tue Mar 24, 2009 2:14 am UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: +1 Internets
Replies: 10
Views: 2823

Re: +1 Internets

I think that it would just become a popularity contest, and as such, I am against it.

But it is ultimately davean's call.
by thefiddler
Sat Mar 21, 2009 2:45 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: The Chicago-area small n' cozy meetup (MEETUP 3: MARCH 21)
Replies: 108
Views: 14011

Re: The Chicago-area small n' cozy meetup (MEETUP 3: MARCH?)

LSK wrote:It'll be easier to find everyone if we're all wearing shirts, but as long as one person is wearing a shirt, we'll all find one another.

What else would you wear? A sock? ;)
by thefiddler
Thu Mar 19, 2009 6:43 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Philosophy of Religion [Philosophy]
Replies: 132
Views: 9472

Re: Philosophy of Religion [Philosophy]

Can you infer the same about car manufacturers, since cars result in so many deaths? That is, could it be that the state of the universe is not necessarily a reflection on the benevolence of the creator? No, we can't. But the reasons we can't mostly involve other factors being out of the car people...
by thefiddler
Wed Mar 18, 2009 2:18 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: The Chicago-area small n' cozy meetup (MEETUP 3: MARCH 21)
Replies: 108
Views: 14011

Re: The Chicago-area small n' cozy meetup (MEETUP 3: MARCH?)

LSK wrote:the MoSoI in April?

This, please. I cannot make the March one, and I am hoping I can the April one, and I really want to go back to the Museum of Science and Industry. :/

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