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by a386
Thu Apr 01, 2010 9:24 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Long haired cute geek boys wanted!
Replies: 733
Views: 114553

Re: Long haired cute geek boys wanted!

my hair used to be really long but i think i played the hippie angle much more than the metalhead angle, all wearin those sweaters n stuff. i listen to every god dang ol thing i swear. it would take me so long to try to condense it.
by a386
Thu Apr 01, 2010 6:24 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Recommend one artist
Replies: 1018
Views: 276873

Re: Recommend one artist

THE rubblebucket orchestra do it do it do it do it. find their myspace the songs there are better.
by a386
Fri Jan 15, 2010 11:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0689: "First Design"
Replies: 141
Views: 51426

Re: "First Design" Discussion

Kaldra wrote:I'm reminded of one of the early episodes of Pokemon when Pikachu beats Onix by zapping the sprinkler system :D
I like it!

man right upon reading this i thought to myself "is that where he got the inspiration"
by a386
Mon Jan 11, 2010 5:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0687: "Dimensional Analysis"
Replies: 159
Views: 63215

Re: "Dimensional Analysis" discussion

dude we might be like six models of prius away from the earth exploding
by a386
Fri Aug 14, 2009 8:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: the longboarding thread
Replies: 4
Views: 895

Re: the longboarding thread

I really want to learn how to surf but I'm not at the beach enough. someday *sigh.*

Doesn't mean skateboarding isn't great as hell though.
by a386
Fri Aug 14, 2009 8:31 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: the longboarding thread
Replies: 4
Views: 895

the longboarding thread

I see a few people round these parts own and operate these fine fine conveyances, and after a little search I decided hey let's start a thread. A place for anecdotes, board reviews, your setup, whatever. So here we go! I just got myself an arbor sizzler which arrived this morning and (which) so far ...
by a386
Fri Aug 14, 2009 8:06 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 2987145

Re: Postify your facerity

This is not my face but it's so cool I couldn't help but share! A friend of mine made me this for my birthday. It's so awesome! I love it! Front.JPG Side.JPG Back.JPG It's Totoro ! *Sings* To-to-ro to-toooo-ro ... Cute! ponyo ponyo, comes out tomorrow http://img19.imageshack.us/img19/5105/photo...
by a386
Thu Aug 13, 2009 6:53 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: "Consolation" Music
Replies: 42
Views: 6732

Re: "Consolation" Music

not pop/rock, post-rock. i kind of agree with the stabbage, much post rock is like WOAH WOAH EMOTIONS while certain classical songs are sad, but complex and it takes a second to understand them. they don't grab your reptile brain by the neck and shake it so much. except the ones that do. i guess the...
by a386
Thu Aug 13, 2009 12:15 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: "Consolation" Music
Replies: 42
Views: 6732

Re: "Consolation" Music

http://www.store.limewire.com/covers/f/9/2c/9a99/1eb3/f953/3938/7358/f9b1/1999/9b6a/7c72/cover500.jpg alternately, http://israbox.com/uploads/posts/2008-04/1207853464_cover.jpg or, stravinsky and weed seriously that broken social scene album has given me the feeling that it saved my life. i can fee...
by a386
Wed Aug 12, 2009 8:17 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 2987145

Re: Postify your facerity

I feel like if I were being completely honest with myself, i would say that part of the initial seed that started my hair growing out was how uncomfortable I get going to a barber shop or a salon or anywhere like that. I kind of at the time would have a hard time socially with places in general, and...
by a386
Wed Aug 12, 2009 6:17 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 2987145

Re: Postify your facerity

I live in Texas. I had to. http://photos-a.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc1/hs036.snc1/4332_101311869501_679544501_2664088_7704862_n.jpg I am a native Texan and you most certainly did not. --------------------------------------------------------------- vvv @the post below vvv *screams* I hope you donat...
by a386
Wed Aug 12, 2009 6:04 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 2987145

Re: Postify your facerity

before
Spoiler:
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Spoiler:
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and after

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by a386
Mon Aug 10, 2009 6:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0599: "Apocalypse"
Replies: 158
Views: 56203

Re: "Apocalypse" Discussion

No, if Kevin Bacon co-authored a paper with Erdos, he would have an Erdos number of 1, a Bacon number of 0, and an Erdos-Bacon number of 1 (add Erdos # + Bacon #). If Erdos co-starred in a movie with Bacon, his Erdos-Bacon number would also be 1, with pretty much the same logic. oh whoops i thought...
by a386
Tue Aug 04, 2009 11:27 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 2987145

Re: Postify your facerity

a little late, i live in New Jersey and all of the friggin ticketing machines at bus terminals and train stations don't have any bills, just coins. so like you can break a twenty to get a two dollar subway ride, but you wind up with eighteen gold dubloons. this is the extent of my experience with do...
by a386
Tue Aug 04, 2009 8:21 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Traditional Music (Indian, Chinese, Iranian, etc)
Replies: 22
Views: 3756

Re: Traditional Music (Indian, Chinese, Iranian, etc)

Carnatic classical singer here :) Sadly though, I have never had the chance to learn in India. Though I do have an excellent teacher who was a professional in India, so that's pretty close, I guess. Maybe I should take a workshop or something next time I go there... oh man i would love to take a tr...
by a386
Mon Aug 03, 2009 7:00 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Traditional Music (Indian, Chinese, Iranian, etc)
Replies: 22
Views: 3756

Re: Traditional Music (Indian, Chinese, Iranian, etc)

felt the need to come back here because recently i have been getting into listening to and trying to feebly kind of imitate some indian ragas, carnatic or hindustani. i love this drone stuff and i love all the improvisation on mood and it all of it is so great and wide and deep and fascinating. i'm ...
by a386
Mon Aug 03, 2009 2:56 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: need help finding a website i found once
Replies: 6
Views: 1135

Re: need help finding a website i found once

you got it! that was a very slight variation on the few google terms i tried: that's exactly what i came here for was just to get other people's tiny perspective differences into the search and see if they made it turn up. napoleon: i quite like portmanteaux thankyouverymuch. also i know it gets sor...
by a386
Fri Jul 31, 2009 4:15 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: need help finding a website i found once
Replies: 6
Views: 1135

need help finding a website i found once

ok i think this would be the place to ask this. Once Upon A Time, i found this little ol' website where there would be like a description of a phenomenon, and then an open call for submissions to invent a word for that phenomenon. then, each word would be voted up or down by the community. the curre...
by a386
Tue Jul 14, 2009 6:47 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Recommend one artist
Replies: 1018
Views: 276873

Re: Recommend one artist



i don't know if you'll find any, but if you're into oscar peterson you should check out phinneas newborn
by a386
Sun Jul 12, 2009 9:33 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2781005

Re: Confessional Bed - Not just for pillow talk!

fess: i am often ashamed of my own taste in music, when i think my parents can hear it. they both have real good taste and i'm afraid they won't approve. 'NOTHER FESS (not so much of a fess considering i would tell this to anyone at the drop of a hat): when i think of self-destruction, i think of th...
by a386
Fri Jul 10, 2009 3:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0353: "Python"
Replies: 241
Views: 55422

Re: "Python" discussion

i just started reading buttercup festival and it brought this comic to mind. i love little visual references like this, the way the sky is drawn here. woooo!
by a386
Mon Jun 22, 2009 5:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0599: "Apocalypse"
Replies: 158
Views: 56203

Re: "Apocalypse" Discussion

if kevin bacon co-authored a paper with erdos he would have an erdos-bacon number of one half, same goes for if erdos was in a movie with bacon. i wonder what kevin bacon's erdos-bacon number actually is? it's probably not the lowest one, nor is erdos's! (erdos probably has got a relatively high bac...
by a386
Fri Jun 19, 2009 8:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0599: "Apocalypse"
Replies: 158
Views: 56203

Re: "Apocalypse" Discussion

ahh, the door that says "math department" the kiss of death for my hope of grasping the punchline it lays such weight on my heart (wiki taught me that this is pretty funny but it's never as good as if it's immediately relatable.) 5! = 120, even large for an economist. i do get this though ...
by a386
Wed Apr 29, 2009 4:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0575: "Tag Combination"
Replies: 76
Views: 21503

Re: "Tag Combination" Discussion

I don't understand the alt text, probably because I'm tired. What tune does that go to and why is it funny? It goes with the tune of "i touch myself" and is funny because it has the words (essentially) from "come on eileen." I kissed a girl from Ipanema? i know how popular Tom J...
by a386
Mon Mar 23, 2009 10:52 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Urban Exploration ( Exploring )
Replies: 99
Views: 12309

Re: Urban Exploration ( Exploring )

New Jersey has its share of sights to see ( weird NJ and all) and i've been to a couple though not as many as i'd like. The Gates of Hell is basically a big old storm drain where it is rumored there is satanic or cultist activity sometimes, rituals ranging depending on the teller from hooded robes a...
by a386
Mon Mar 23, 2009 9:56 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Song Identification!
Replies: 458
Views: 197090

Re: Song Identification!

a string quartet and classical guitar playing Concierto de Aranjuez from Sketches of Spain?
by a386
Wed Mar 18, 2009 3:18 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Hourly Comics
Replies: 10
Views: 1981

Re: Hourly Comics

I was thinking of something like that when i had my iPhone but then it got stolen. :( oh well i guess i will keep mulling it over.
by a386
Wed Mar 18, 2009 3:11 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Perfect Moments In Music
Replies: 396
Views: 198358

Re: Perfect Moments In Music

I was just listening to "Goodbye Sky Harbour" by Jimmy Eat World, and I love love love when, during the huge extended outro the guitars drop out, the bass drops out, and it's just these vocal bits and some light drumming and you think it's about over, but then these electronics drums come...
by a386
Thu Feb 12, 2009 6:05 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Calvinball 2.0
Replies: 121
Views: 14647

Re: Calvinball 2.0

Stumbling forward i trip over such an inconspicuous bush that, even though it just flung me to the ground, i pay it no mind.
My mask breaks as i land face-first on the short CalvinTurf, leaving me with unimpeded eyesight and a length of string
by a386
Tue Feb 10, 2009 2:05 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Calvinball 2.0
Replies: 121
Views: 14647

Re: Calvinball 2.0

I lose twenty dollars and my self respect and gain fuck you mind virus points
wow wow who knew?
(what i really lost was the game)
+lol word filter points
by a386
Mon Feb 09, 2009 4:05 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Recommend one artist
Replies: 1018
Views: 276873

Re: Recommend one artist

Speaking of Zeppelin, i gave that album that Robert Plant did with Allison Krauss a listen after they won all those grammys, and that is really good! I liked especially the song with the mandolin and the banjo.
by a386
Mon Feb 09, 2009 5:30 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: The value of music
Replies: 67
Views: 8269

Re: The value of music

Dream i think that the idea is that there are some feasible models for making a living off of being a musician and still accepting the current technology, perhaps even embracing it so far as to offer your music for free. I probably couldn't detail one but the worn-out example is Jonathan Coulton.
by a386
Mon Feb 09, 2009 4:37 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: The value of music
Replies: 67
Views: 8269

Re: The value of music

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=98591002 is very interesting and much more thought out than anything i can say about this. My favorite part of it is at the end (around like thirty three or thirty four minutes in) when he talks about Sousa and phonographs and consumer versus crea...
by a386
Mon Feb 09, 2009 4:12 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your Eye
Replies: 318
Views: 46678

Re: Post your Eye

http://img6.imageshack.us/img6/9589/eyepostbg6.jpg I understand that that is teeny but all i had on hand was a lego camera, which is really like a quickcam from the ninties. Man but it's still on its lego stand i built for it My eyes sort of change colors with context, like if i have a very green s...
by a386
Mon Feb 09, 2009 1:44 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 2987145

Re: Postify your facerity

I wasn't going to take a pirate webcam picture. Then i thought: i wear a ponytail. Still wasn't. Then i thought: i grew a beard. Still wasn't. I also often wear bandanas. Nope, nope, still no pirate webcam pictures. Then i realize there is a pirate shirt hanging on the door of this room. .. ok here ...
by a386
Mon Feb 09, 2009 1:19 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Calvinball 2.0
Replies: 121
Views: 14647

Re: Calvinball 2.0

What's this? Hope, the unthinkable? A literal tether, offered by a generous hand, to wrench me from the deep dark abyss? I snatch up the rope, climb out the bag, and plant my feet in the sweet grass, Calvinball firmly in hand. thecamoninja and i share a delicious bag of Metaphor Points. (baked, not ...
by a386
Mon Feb 09, 2009 12:06 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Calvinball 2.0
Replies: 121
Views: 14647

Re: Calvinball 2.0

NOOOO OOOOO OOOOO OOOOO As i slip to eternal loneliness, i toss two cents up and out of the quickly escaping bag-opening. The workings of a dying mind are shrouded in mystery. I settle in, wondering absently if I'll die of thirst or a heart attack. It's going to be a long fall. INVENTORY: three of ...
by a386
Sun Feb 08, 2009 8:42 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Calvinball 2.0
Replies: 121
Views: 14647

Re: Calvinball 2.0

i dive into your infinite knapsack (where you have stowed the calvinball), and now both the calvinball and myself are falling away from the top of the knapsack in infinite space. I streamline myself so that my terminal velocity is faster than that of the calvinball (the knapsack is presumably full o...
by a386
Sun Feb 08, 2009 6:08 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Calvinball 2.0
Replies: 121
Views: 14647

Re: Calvinball 2.0

INVENTORY: five cents
Will anyone sell the calvinball for all the money in the game? THINK OF THE POWER.
by a386
Sun Feb 08, 2009 4:17 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Calvinball 2.0
Replies: 121
Views: 14647

Re: Calvinball 2.0

I, inventories being void, am no longer rich! Class structures collapse, anger dissolves, and peace and harmony reign throughout the zones.

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