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by Aoeniac
Sun Jan 06, 2008 12:31 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The End Came, so now what?
Replies: 66
Views: 4301

Re: The End Came, so now what?

1. open gun safe 2. pack bags from pantry 3. I knew that water filter would come in handy someday... 4. cull the population or die trying 5. live off the land, it's a nice climate here Honestly I would have preferred a more disastrous "new Earth" situation where a majority of the world's p...
by Aoeniac
Fri Nov 30, 2007 6:54 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: taking teenagers seriously
Replies: 236
Views: 12202

Re: taking teenagers seriously

I feel that maturity is a result of intensity of experience, that is to say, the only thing age does for you is provide you with more time to accumulate experience and whether or not you USE that time depends heavily on the individual. As far as I can tell, a lot of people don't use that time at all...
by Aoeniac
Fri Nov 30, 2007 6:43 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Prove You Are Real
Replies: 167
Views: 10846

Re: Prove You Are Real

What the hell is REAL supposed to mean in this context anyway? Prove I'm not a figment of an imagination to prove that I'm real? Well, erm, that's a pretty big assumption you're making there. That is, erm, what exactly makes things you imagine "fake"? They don't exist? Aren't they existing...
by Aoeniac
Fri Nov 30, 2007 6:37 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Men's brains are different!
Replies: 164
Views: 15499

Re: Men's brains are different!

I'm very wary of any studies involving the brain, which we know so little about. Correlations are very different from causal relationships, especially so when dealing with multiple factors. Now, when dealing with a process as complicated as thought, in an organ as complicated as the brain, in a spec...
by Aoeniac
Thu Nov 29, 2007 8:46 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: If you only had one month to live...
Replies: 60
Views: 2908

Re: If you only had one month to live...

Well certainly there would be a looooooooot of staring at clouds to make up for all the chances I'd miss.
by Aoeniac
Sun Nov 18, 2007 9:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Favorite Colo(u)rs
Replies: 51
Views: 2916

Re: Favorite Colo(u)rs

Dxh wrote:
Aoeniac wrote:Rather straightforward if you ask me. Try to take this seriously, please.


How, exactly, are we supposed to take this 'seriously' when one of the options is Jumanji?


My my! You're taking this awfully seriously, aren't you?
by Aoeniac
Sun Nov 18, 2007 1:29 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Creative Curses
Replies: 125
Views: 5017

Re: Creative Curses

When I don't feel like swearing, I've found I replace phrases like, "well shit" and "fuck..." with "oh lovely" and "charming..." Although once I called somebody, well: You...you... COPENHAGEN INTERPRETATION! Regular conversation often involves: -Son of your mo...
by Aoeniac
Sun Nov 18, 2007 1:20 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Favorite Colo(u)rs
Replies: 51
Views: 2916

Re: Favorite Colo(u)rs

Orange is my favorite color. To be specific, the deep, warm hues right before Orange becomes Red. As a toddler I liked green. The world around me was green. Green plants, green trees, green grass, even a green ocean depending on the weather. I heard that our eyes have a special sensitivity to green ...
by Aoeniac
Sat Nov 17, 2007 1:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Favorite Colo(u)rs
Replies: 51
Views: 2916

Re: Favorite Colo(u)rs

For the purposes of this thread, yes they are.

Discussion: denied.
by Aoeniac
Sat Nov 17, 2007 1:15 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Favorite Colo(u)rs
Replies: 51
Views: 2916

Favorite Colo(u)rs

Rather straightforward if you ask me. Try to take this seriously, please.

My favorite color has changed no less than six times.
by Aoeniac
Sat Nov 17, 2007 1:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How would you be killed?
Replies: 280
Views: 25051

Re: How would you be killed?

How do I want to die?

"Man, isn't this... dangerous?"

"Probably!"
by Aoeniac
Mon Nov 12, 2007 12:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What do you wear when you sleep?
Replies: 120
Views: 6907

Re: What do you wear when you sleep?

Completely naked. Even all my earrings, charms, wristbands, and necklaces hit the nightstand.

On special occasions you might catch me in boxers, if you're lucky.
by Aoeniac
Mon Nov 12, 2007 10:17 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Portal! WILD MASS GUESSING AND THEORIZING AND BULLSHIT!
Replies: 423
Views: 64191

Re: Portal Secrets and Storylines? - ***spoiler warning***

Guys I tried to follow the recipe for cake in Portal but as soon as I finished installing the Injector Needle Driver, the cake started threatening me with neurotoxin and I ended up having to incinerate it. Maybe I shouldn't be using chocolate cake mix...
by Aoeniac
Sun Nov 11, 2007 10:24 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Irritation, Anger, Rage
Replies: 24
Views: 1552

Re: Irritation, Anger, Rage

Oh most definitely. My angst stage was age 13 to 14. I'm not sure why, in retrospect I suppose it was just the compaction of family issues going on at the time between my mom and dad, issues with my sister and me, school, and lots of superfluous drama from other sources. Whatever, either way I was j...
by Aoeniac
Sat Nov 10, 2007 3:22 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Has Anyone Ever Mistaken You for High? (When You Weren't.)
Replies: 69
Views: 4324

Re: Has Anyone Ever Mistaken You for High? (When You Weren't.)

All the time. I have to take off my glasses (transition lenses, so they're usually dark) to show them my eyes are fine before they believe me.

And even then, they figure I'm on something. I guess my behavior is a little too... idiosyncratic?
by Aoeniac
Sat Nov 10, 2007 3:09 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Nerd test!
Replies: 231
Views: 13206

Re: Nerd test!

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I'm not sure what to think, although I believe there was an unfair assessment for the Sci-Fi section due to an unnatural bias towards Star Wars nerds... I have plenty of Sci-Fi literature...
by Aoeniac
Sat Nov 10, 2007 2:54 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Facial Hair-larity
Replies: 51
Views: 3324

Re: Facial Hair-larity

With facial hair, I look really shifty. Because there's spots on my face where hair just plain refuses to grow, which actually forms a creepy natural van dyke style goatee... I prefer myself cleanshaven, although my sideburns are rather long and are trimmed to arrows pointing at my mouth. I just wis...
by Aoeniac
Sat Nov 10, 2007 2:49 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: This blows my mind!
Replies: 311
Views: 25812

Re: This blows my mind!

... I see both the shadow and silhouette as spinning clockwise. Can't reset my mind to see it both ways like I can with things such as optical illusions. This makes me feel very inferior.
by Aoeniac
Mon Nov 05, 2007 11:28 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Talking people down from suicide.
Replies: 52
Views: 2857

Re: Talking people down from suicide.

Sure beats talking people out of stabbing you.
by Aoeniac
Tue Sep 25, 2007 8:39 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Halloween is coming! (horrible franken-thread)
Replies: 326
Views: 20795

OH SHIT I TOTALLY FORGOT OCTOBER WAS COMING UP! I was so uninterested in Halloween these past few years but I really feel like quitting being such a jaded and indifferent loser. What happened to the magic of my younger years? Wow, talking about "younger years" at nineteen... I think I'm ge...
by Aoeniac
Tue Sep 25, 2007 7:09 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What is Your Tone?
Replies: 85
Views: 4697

My natural tone is 155.563 Hz. I am completely serious, I tested it out on my piano and I am in tune with low D sharp in my unstrained voice. If I may be so bold, I would describe it as soothing. Although I strain my voice off the natural tone quite a bit because I don't have much reason to talk whe...
by Aoeniac
Mon Sep 24, 2007 9:54 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Use of weapons by private security forces
Replies: 38
Views: 3536

I am definitely of the position that private security guards should not be allowed to use weapons. Otherwise they'd be a lot more trouble every time I trespass over there. I mean, they're not allowed to arrest me by themselves. I've so far been able to avoid trouble by simply fleeing from them. If t...
by Aoeniac
Sun Sep 23, 2007 9:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What do you name....
Replies: 176
Views: 10054

My MP3 player is named Wendell. My car is Steamcrusher. My stuffed animal is Sir Waddlesworth.


Oddly enough, I haven't named my computer...
by Aoeniac
Sun Sep 23, 2007 9:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: "Bad" or strange things about you that you like.
Replies: 46
Views: 3460

A topic about our "bad" traits that we disagree on the classification of? Why, that's completely unnecessary if you ask me! There's really no such thing as a bad fault. An unkind or malicious one maybe, but never a bad one. You're no more interesting than the shape of your flaws. =Þ
by Aoeniac
Sat Sep 22, 2007 6:13 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: If your personality had a flavour...
Replies: 93
Views: 4980

Glass flavor.

It kind of tastes like pennies after you eat it for a while.
by Aoeniac
Sat Sep 15, 2007 4:17 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Words that are fun to mispronounce
Replies: 169
Views: 21134

Harmonica

I don't know how, when, or why, but I've found myself saying "harmAnicaR"
by Aoeniac
Sat Sep 15, 2007 4:16 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Words you love.
Replies: 680
Views: 115006

Surreal
What
Eye/Aye/I
Lovely
Splendiferous
YEAH!
Negatory
Revel
Appropriate
Barrel
Convex
Vivify
by Aoeniac
Sat Sep 15, 2007 4:06 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Graceful and the Klutz
Replies: 68
Views: 4391

At worst, I stumble, if my shoe's a little loose or something. Never fallen down from tripping up. My hands are fingers are jittery though, things are prone to being inadvertently flung from my grasp, if that counts. Oddly enough my hands themselves are pretty steady, I could do acrobatics and not s...
by Aoeniac
Sat Sep 15, 2007 4:01 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Why do people love Japan so much?
Replies: 298
Views: 26206

By the way, us americanized japanese shorten Japanese to "JP" (Jay-Pea), which nobody should have any qualms with because it's not associated with WWII era hate and it's SHORTER to type than "Jap" with only one extra syllable to speak... Although technically I'm a J-Wop, or as Cl...
by Aoeniac
Sat Sep 15, 2007 3:53 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Why I'll never use a teleportation device.
Replies: 79
Views: 4796

Re: Why I'll never use a teleportation device.

Ever heard those stories about how people back in the nineteenth century were afraid to use escalators, and how attendants waited near the destination with quicksalt and such? I always laughed at the notion, wondering why people would be so terrified of a simple set of moving platforms. But, I've d...
by Aoeniac
Sat Sep 15, 2007 3:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0316: "Loud Sex"
Replies: 139
Views: 168707

After reading the alt text, I realized that this comic was just an incredibly intricate setup for an incredibly mundane joke, and that is what made me chuckle.
by Aoeniac
Tue Sep 11, 2007 4:54 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Weird things that happened today
Replies: 280
Views: 44931

I was at the beach at night time and had an eerie encounter with that blue heron.
by Aoeniac
Tue Sep 11, 2007 4:42 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Most rewarding gaming experiences?
Replies: 115
Views: 9805

Aoeniac's Rewarding Game Experiences 1. Beating Turtles in Time with 3 friends at the old pizza parlor downtown. 2. Decimating all challengers at the VO:OT machine in the arcade. 3. Quitting WoW. 4. Beating certain games that have such good stories and invoke such attachment to characters that I cry...
by Aoeniac
Mon Sep 10, 2007 8:47 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Cults
Replies: 116
Views: 9038

Don't take offense to this, anybody, but I feel the difference is just the word used to describe them and how one tends to have more negative connotations than the other.
by Aoeniac
Mon Sep 10, 2007 8:43 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Dealing with the criminally insane
Replies: 92
Views: 7826

I don't know why the rest of the world doesn't just go ahead and use aquatic mammals to resolve issues pertaining to the criminally insane.
by Aoeniac
Mon Sep 10, 2007 8:32 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Homosexuality (Yay blunt titles)
Replies: 218
Views: 15755

I can't vote in this poll because your poll options are not diverse enough to accurately describe myself.

Omnisexual is too broad and disturbing while Bisexual or Narcissist is too narrow.
by Aoeniac
Mon Sep 10, 2007 8:29 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What Time zone are you in?
Replies: 44
Views: 2994

Oh I'm in about eleven of them right now...
by Aoeniac
Mon Sep 10, 2007 8:23 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What's your writing utensil of choice?
Replies: 75
Views: 5047

Fingerpaint. Haha but seriously I never really had much preference for writing implements until one day I picked up a pen to write with and it felt SO PERFECT in my hand that I stopped and stared at it for a good minute, holding up the line at the bank. After which I went on a quest to find a pack o...
by Aoeniac
Mon Sep 10, 2007 8:21 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I've always wanted...
Replies: 173
Views: 8528

I really want to drive off a cliff and live.
by Aoeniac
Mon Sep 10, 2007 8:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0313: "Insomnia"
Replies: 167
Views: 32084

Best way to fight insomnia? 2001: A Space Odyssey. Tested this afternoon with me and two other subjects. It's like a drug-induced stupor. [I mean, I think it totally deserves its recognition, but in its quest to be realistic, it's not very exciting, almost like watching paint dry or grass grow; onl...

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