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by Kewangji
Fri Oct 20, 2017 1:47 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28306
Views: 2465150

Re: Blistering blue barnacles

Giant Speck wrote:Well, I mean, one can criticize their own generation. Millennials do it all the time. Though, many Millennials do it without realizing that they themselves are also Millennials.

Yet another reason millennials are terrible!...




wait. Shit.
by Kewangji
Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:53 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28306
Views: 2465150

Re: Blistering blue barnacles

The Pretty Decent Generation, Considering.
by Kewangji
Fri Oct 13, 2017 12:16 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89738
Views: 6159794

Re: Thoughts for ships

Is it in a busy part of town? I'd bet it's a server storage facility/cable mess place. Whatever those things are called. There's a nice little history of them in a book called Networks of New York. I think you should try to enter it and document it in case it is SCP though.
by Kewangji
Wed Aug 30, 2017 3:34 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: I'd like to know the name of this book/short story/comic
Replies: 636
Views: 209831

Re: I'd like to know the name of this book/short story/comic

It's more subtle than simply "approach", then? Indeed, although approach ... approaches the meaning. And is adequate. But doesn't include "perception" as a closeish synonym. "Way of relating to..." is also close, but loses some meaning. "Way of interacting with......
by Kewangji
Wed Aug 30, 2017 12:40 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: I'd like to know the name of this book/short story/comic
Replies: 636
Views: 209831

Re: I'd like to know the name of this book/short story/comic

I didn't even get so far as to abstract it into "self-perception". Possibly I was stuck on my native tongue's word "förhållningssätt" which I can never translate adequately.
by Kewangji
Sun Aug 27, 2017 10:33 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: I'd like to know the name of this book/short story/comic
Replies: 636
Views: 209831

Re: I'd like to know the name of this book/short story/comic

Yes! :D That seems very much to be it. Thank you, I was hoping you'd help with this. May I ask how you found it?
by Kewangji
Sat Aug 26, 2017 1:50 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: I'd like to know the name of this book/short story/comic
Replies: 636
Views: 209831

Re: I'd like to know the name of this book/short story/comic

There's a book I heard about that I don't remember the name or author of. I think it's a male Canadian author. The book is (probably!) a non-fiction account of this Big Idea: that shifts in energy sources are accompanied by shifts in how we humans view ourselves. Under coal, you are your work (what ...
by Kewangji
Wed Aug 23, 2017 5:05 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89738
Views: 6159794

Re: Thoughts for ships

Oh dear I feel dirty now. Time to scrub.
by Kewangji
Wed Aug 23, 2017 3:29 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89738
Views: 6159794

Re: Thoughts for ships

My uneducated guess is that it's a combination of memetics, marketing, and markets. That is to say, the nexus could be that the price of producing certain goods sinks, or someone in a PR department (re-)launches a campaign, or the idea that this is tasty grows in some fortuitous way (a comic artist ...
by Kewangji
Tue Aug 15, 2017 5:15 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89738
Views: 6159794

Re: Thoughts for ships

I will check that out, thank you Quercus! EDIT: Alright I downloaded todoist but it sets deadlines in the form of dates for the tasks automatically, which I can't stand. You say there's a way to turn this off? Zohar and Weeks: I feel like at some point Google switched slogan to "Don't be that g...
by Kewangji
Sun Aug 13, 2017 10:01 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89738
Views: 6159794

Re: Thoughts for ships

Could anyone recommend me an app for android that does to-do lists? Specifically I want to set up tasks that may include subtasks, and where I don't have to set a deadline for them. (Specifically I need to organise my correspondence a bit better, so I can write "respond to S's letter" as i...
by Kewangji
Thu Aug 10, 2017 7:57 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Castlevania: Netflix and Chill
Replies: 1
Views: 919

Re: Castlevania: Netflix and Chill

Never played the games but I quite enjoyed this animated series. The first two episodes were, like, cheesily bad but kinda enjoyable in that way, and then the latter half was actually good. Also, Warren Ellis cussing is always worth listening to. Would have been nice if the voice actors had got toge...
by Kewangji
Sun Jul 02, 2017 11:18 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89738
Views: 6159794

Re: Thoughts for ships

Hive half a mind to get to the bottom of this punnery.
by Kewangji
Fri Jun 30, 2017 6:48 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89738
Views: 6159794

Re: Thoughts for ships

What have we here, gravity? Well well well.
by Kewangji
Sat Jun 03, 2017 11:45 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89738
Views: 6159794

Re: Thoughts for ships

flicky1991 wrote:This morning someone at my work accidentally emailed the entire company, and it just said "ggfgf". Guess he had a covfefe moment.

Possibly he just hadn't had enough morning covfefe.
by Kewangji
Mon May 15, 2017 1:58 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89738
Views: 6159794

Re: Thoughts for ships

plytho wrote:
Is that a parasitic plant growing out of its head?

It's probably a cordyceps that camouflages as a flower.
by Kewangji
Sun Apr 16, 2017 11:05 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89738
Views: 6159794

Re: Thoughts for ships

And I was mildly annoyed with everybody for not posting about boats!
by Kewangji
Thu Mar 30, 2017 8:31 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Explain College-level subjects in one sentence
Replies: 43
Views: 5515

Re: Explain College-level subjects in one sentence

Stylistics: why does the text do what it does where it does it and how.
by Kewangji
Sun Mar 26, 2017 1:37 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89738
Views: 6159794

Re: Random natterings

↶ Glorifies other sports players too, though. Expects baseball, hockey, and/or soccer to qualify. Why are cheerleaders absent in those? (Apparently added cheerleaders (or something similar) to certain hockey teams, admittedly.) Brings cheerleaders to male and female basketball games too. I expect i...
by Kewangji
Mon Mar 20, 2017 4:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89738
Views: 6159794

Re: Random natterings

SecondTalon wrote:That's Evil Kirk. Evil Picard has hair.

Oh good I think I dropped my keys in the uncanny valley last time I visited, thanks for bringing me back.
by Kewangji
Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89738
Views: 6159794

Re: Random natterings

↶ Right before the Hello Ma Baby musical dance number. So, I just want this to be on the record, I actually did get this reference even before New User explained it, because I unhealthily watched Space Balls like twenty times as a kid. Also, just so we're really clear here, I know what a goatee is ...
by Kewangji
Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:16 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89738
Views: 6159794

Re: Random natterings

Hang on ... there's a thing on a guy's face in Alien?
by Kewangji
Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:17 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89738
Views: 6159794

Re: Random natterings

I think I was distracted during that scene? Or I went to get a drink or something? Don't hate.
by Kewangji
Mon Mar 20, 2017 8:12 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89738
Views: 6159794

Re: Random natterings

Fuckin' stop what you're doing. Stop it. Right now. Go track down a copy of Who Framed Roger Rabbit? Watch it. I saw that last year actually. I had seen it as a tadpole, though, so I recognized almost everything. But apparently I did not pay attention to whatever thing in it relates to this. :(
by Kewangji
Sun Mar 19, 2017 10:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89738
Views: 6159794

Re: Random natterings

Oh wow that thing has a name. Cool. Thanks!
by Kewangji
Sat Mar 18, 2017 9:00 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89738
Views: 6159794

Re: Random natterings

That reference flew over my head and left chemtrails behind as the only evidence of its passing-through.
by Kewangji
Fri Mar 17, 2017 9:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89738
Views: 6159794

Re: Random natterings

Hey Simone! Since I quit twitter I don't get to talk to you, which is a shame. I hope you're well!
by Kewangji
Sat Mar 11, 2017 9:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89738
Views: 6159794

Re: Random natterings

A drunk man just leant out of his car window (from the passenger side) and called me Jesus. It might be time to get a shave and a haircut.
by Kewangji
Tue Feb 21, 2017 3:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13176
Views: 1188812

Re: Today I Learned

@Addams: hell yeah way to go peaches! I saw a video about a drone that pollinated crops, maybe you could borrow one of those?
by Kewangji
Mon Feb 20, 2017 6:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28306
Views: 2465150

Re: ANGRY NATTERINGS

SecondTalon wrote:
Jesus. Yeah. Boil lots and lots of water and pour it down the sink while yelling about how you'd do it over their hands except it'd cool the water too much and also you don't want to hear their screams.

Thank you, ST, for offering level-headed advice. I shall heed it.
by Kewangji
Mon Feb 20, 2017 5:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28306
Views: 2465150

Re: ANGRY NATTERINGS

I can still be angry at fatbergists though, right? Like, say, if someone poured two cartons of I-Can't-Believe-&c down the drain, they must notice that it goes really slowly and they should, reasonably, stop and think "maybe I am a shithead brainless punk". Because I am very angry. I'm...
by Kewangji
Mon Feb 20, 2017 3:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28306
Views: 2465150

Re: ANGRY NATTERINGS

How common would y'all say the knowledge of "don't [fucking] pour tonnes of fat into the [fucking] drain as it might clog the [fucking] pipes" is?
by Kewangji
Wed Sep 07, 2016 8:50 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Books fleeting thoughts
Replies: 18
Views: 4487

Re: Books fleeting thoughts

[...]and that just makes me sad. Pardon me, but this does not sound entirely like it's caused by having more knowledge. It just sounds like depression to me, like how food stops tasting like anything (kind of). I'm sorry you're having this problem though, and I'm sorry to speculate wildly here. ~ B...
by Kewangji
Tue Aug 30, 2016 9:03 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: China Mieville
Replies: 12
Views: 2854

Re: China Mieville

↶ Yes, I'm talking about Yag's arc. Ah, so, that's why I don't/didn't understand the criticism of 'its a commentary on how rape victims are hard to deal with'? That is genuinely not a theme I'm seeing in Yag's storyarc - Yag is the rapist, not the raped, in case you forgot? If anything, I think it ...
by Kewangji
Mon Aug 29, 2016 8:59 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: China Mieville
Replies: 12
Views: 2854

Re: China Mieville

Yes, I'm talking about Yag's arc. Sorry to have been ambiguous! There were no other rapes, apart from all the mindrape, as I believe it's usually called, in the book as far as I noticed. It was a long while since I read it, so I cannot really claim to be able to back the points up with textual evide...
by Kewangji
Sun Aug 28, 2016 12:01 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: China Mieville
Replies: 12
Views: 2854

Re: China Mieville

I hate-read Perdido Street Station. Hate for many of the same reasons as natraj is listing. I remember wanting to stick a pen through every page that had the word 'desultory' in it. But also, it's just not a story . It's just a collection of things. The ending isn't an ending, it's just a big wh...
by Kewangji
Wed Aug 17, 2016 8:13 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Why aren't many violent crimes committed via Uber drivers?
Replies: 21
Views: 3713

Re: Why aren't many violent crimes committed via Uber drivers?

teelo wrote:My country is trying to outlaw Uber. Rather than require them to have the same qualifications and surveilance as taxi drivers. Sigh.

Good.
by Kewangji
Fri Jul 29, 2016 9:28 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Snappy Comebacks for Impudent Door-Holders
Replies: 17
Views: 3973

Re: Snappy Comebacks for Impudent Door-Holders

I really thought this thread was going to be about Game of Thrones.
by Kewangji
Wed Jul 27, 2016 8:53 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4110
Views: 661967

Re: Today I Made:

Pyttipanna with some extra meatballs (i.e. an extremely Swedish food) with fried eggs that I heaped oregano over. Served with ketchup.
by Kewangji
Thu Jul 14, 2016 12:26 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: XKCD, where they talk shit about you in a secret subforum
Replies: 150
Views: 21478

Re: XKCD, where they talk shit about you in a secret subforum

I feel like Battlemoose would have been way less hurt if Mauthe Dhoo had not framed the situation so hurtfully and melodramatically. I recognize the hurt is real though. Feel the hurt and do what you must to feel okay again, Battlemoose. It'll pass and you'll gain some perspective. Perhaps y'all two...

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