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by Gedaechtnis
Tue Aug 02, 2011 4:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0932: "CIA"
Replies: 79
Views: 66102

Re: 0932: "CIA"

Me around 11 years old, mostly naive in the ways of Computers and All That Shiny Stuff: "Does the CIA have a website? What would it be? CIA...dot...gov. Okay. Wow, it worked! Wow, that's stupid! Isn't that a huge security risk?" Me about a month later: "Oh. Well. Makes sense." At...
by Gedaechtnis
Thu Jul 28, 2011 10:07 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Favourite Poetry
Replies: 60
Views: 11889

Re: Favourite Poetry

A Criticism of Life--Anthony Hecht So there stood Matthew Arnold and this girl With the cliffs of England crumbling away behind them, And he said to her, “Try to be true to me, And I’ll do the same for you, for things are bad All over, etc., etc.” Well now, I knew this girl. It’s true she had read ...
by Gedaechtnis
Tue Jul 26, 2011 10:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Unscientific Allergy Questionnaire
Replies: 68
Views: 7553

Re: Unscientific Allergy Questionnaire

1. Do you have any allergies or food intolerances that you are aware of? If so, list them. Allergic to penicillin and codeine, mild hay fever, and lactose intolerant (not allergic). 2. What is your country of birth? USA 3. Your ethnicity? Mostly Western/Central European, aside from a small amount of...
by Gedaechtnis
Wed Jul 20, 2011 2:05 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2420454

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

Well, without going into too much detail... Things I like to eat: bread, fruit, vegetables, red meat, salty things Things I don't like to eat: dairy (especially cheese), white meat, seafood, sunflower seeds I'm American with some German ancestry, although that's not why I chose my username. It's the...
by Gedaechtnis
Wed Jul 20, 2011 1:37 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 924920

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

Today's awesome: behold, page 69!
by Gedaechtnis
Wed Jul 20, 2011 1:34 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2420454

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

I am Gedaechtnis. Yes. Hello. Crap, what do I say ? Lurker of fora for lo these many months (9 or so). Reader of xkcd for about 18 months. Classy, sarcastic, pulchritudinous, ergonomical: the usual list of adjectives. Um, I, uh, read a lot (fantasy/sf/literary nonsense/ingredients lists/newspapers/t...
by Gedaechtnis
Fri Jul 01, 2011 4:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0919: "Tween Bromance"
Replies: 147
Views: 53684

Re: 0919: "Tween Bromance"

After six months of "No, it'll suck away all my time!" and years previous of obsessively checking in on xkcd, I made an account just so I could suffer with others if nobody had explained this comic yet. I only have problems with words that are wrong, like irregardless. Moist? So what? If s...

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