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by Adalwolf
Mon May 28, 2012 9:57 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Woman falsely accuses man of rape, admits it 5 years later
Replies: 184
Views: 22792

Re: Woman falsely accuses man of rape, admits it 5 years lat

Ugh, what a...I shouldn't say that word...rotten person. She should be put in jail, and sued.
by Adalwolf
Tue May 15, 2012 4:24 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Why is sexism universal?
Replies: 265
Views: 49178

Re: Why is sexism universal?

Possibly because men have generally always brought home the bacon, so to speak. Now the gatherers in hunter gatherer groups always brought home most of the caloric intake, but people have always valued the meat more...thus why Americans eat so much meat nowadays. Hunting was, and still is, though le...
by Adalwolf
Fri Aug 19, 2011 5:04 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9561
Views: 1179430

Re: What are you listening to?

Posessed by Satan by Urn

link:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dFSAyc7uCHY
by Adalwolf
Fri Aug 19, 2011 4:59 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stuff)?
Replies: 1824
Views: 478355

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

I'm about to start "The Philistines and Aegean Migration at the End of the Late Bronze Age" by Assaf Yasur Landau. I'm looking forward to it.
by Adalwolf
Fri Aug 19, 2011 4:17 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Mandatory Organ Donation
Replies: 311
Views: 40613

Re: Mandatory Organ Donation

Mandatory organ donation? No way. Nobody has the right to the organs of another. They belong to each individual. If you want to donate organs, great! It is easy to do, but it should not be presumed that a person wants to be mutilated after death. Besides, my organs are mine, and I'll take them with ...
by Adalwolf
Tue Apr 20, 2010 5:04 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9561
Views: 1179430

Re: What are you listening to?

Heathen Foray by Falkenbach
by Adalwolf
Mon Oct 26, 2009 12:08 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Help me fix my life.
Replies: 8
Views: 1440

Re: Help me fix my life.

Pick up a second or third job, cut expenses, buy lottery tickets, go to the casino and bet 1,000 bucks on roulette. If it lands on the number you choose the payout will be 35,000 bucks. edit: You could also join the armed forces. I think they still have a good sign up bonus. And you could declare ba...
by Adalwolf
Wed Oct 21, 2009 2:03 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Cremation or Burial?
Replies: 63
Views: 9466

Re: Cremation or Burial?

Mokele wrote:
with all my organs, thanks


Why? It's not like you're using them anymore.


Because they're mine.
by Adalwolf
Wed Oct 21, 2009 1:50 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Utopia.
Replies: 79
Views: 9306

Re: Utopia.

@Sharlos:
As I said, survival would be a challenge. Life would be rigourous and worth celebrating.

@Secondtalon:
Meh.

If I died either trying carve out my own kingdom, or died defending it, then so be it. At least it would be a glorious one.
by Adalwolf
Tue Oct 20, 2009 5:33 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Utopia.
Replies: 79
Views: 9306

Re: Utopia.

My idea of utopia. Look to the past. Look to the last glacial maximum. That was when humanity was truly at its best. Humanity was in its primal state. Pure, uncorrupted, fierce. Every day a challenge, and every day lived a gift and a reason for celebration. Small, close knit groups working together....
by Adalwolf
Wed Oct 07, 2009 3:06 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Cremation or Burial?
Replies: 63
Views: 9466

Re: Cremation or Burial?

I'm kind of split on this issue. I would like to be buried, with all my organs, thanks, somewhere where other than a sad cemetary. Somewhere where if people ever dig me up they will be confused as to why a body would be buried there. The other part of me would like to burned on a pyre, again with al...
by Adalwolf
Wed Sep 30, 2009 3:17 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: A boy aged 12 turned up at school as a girl
Replies: 111
Views: 10939

Re: A boy aged 12 turned up at school as a girl

What the...

Why the hell are the parents letting their kid get a sex change operation at...12?

That seems like something someone should at least be 18 to have.
by Adalwolf
Wed Sep 23, 2009 6:51 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Crime and Punishment: What Criminals Deserve
Replies: 171
Views: 24238

Re: Crime and Punishment: What Criminals Deserve

Its not a murder. Its a punishment. If you fail to see the difference then that is your problem. Taking a life is not always wrong. Accept it. "You're right. It's not murder to kill criminals, it's only murder to kill people. Killing criminals is just punishment. It's not murder to kill gays. ...
by Adalwolf
Wed Sep 23, 2009 5:43 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Fraternities
Replies: 29
Views: 3339

Re: Fraternities

Here's the thing. Rush Week is over, and I'm a pledge in Sigma Phi Delta, the Engineering Fraternity up here. They seemed like pretty cool guys, so I figured why not, even though I'd never considered a fraternity before. My reasons were for easy to find homework help, and extra job opportunities af...
by Adalwolf
Wed Sep 23, 2009 5:37 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Crime and Punishment: What Criminals Deserve
Replies: 171
Views: 24238

Re: Crime and Punishment: What Criminals Deserve

I fail to see how having rapists hung from trees leads to more victims, as the rapists would be dead, so damn straight I'd feel fine aftwards. Right yeah, I forgot, murder victims aren't victims if they "deserve it". Because if they deserve it then they're not victims they're just reaping...
by Adalwolf
Wed Sep 23, 2009 5:27 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Questions For The World
Replies: 2216
Views: 453687

Re: Questions For The World

Question for other USians, especially SexyTalon, as he seems to know this stuff: What does the rest of the country classify Missouri as? Because the Bootheel is Southern, the North is Midwestern, the Ozarks are . . . Ozarkian . . . and we have Kansas City and St. Louis. Does anyone else in these re...
by Adalwolf
Wed Sep 23, 2009 5:06 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Crime and Punishment: What Criminals Deserve
Replies: 171
Views: 24238

Re: Crime and Punishment: What Criminals Deserve

Umm, yes. I disagree with all my heart. If someone rapes and kills someone in care for that person deserves to die. Now, that does not mean they deserve to be tortured, per se, but getting beaten up and then strung up from a tree or something along those lines? Yes. And if doing this leads to a vio...
by Adalwolf
Tue Sep 22, 2009 5:46 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Crime and Punishment: What Criminals Deserve
Replies: 171
Views: 24238

Re: Crime and Punishment: What Criminals Deserve

I'm throwing this up here by request from someone else and because I've wanted to hammer out this thought in clear language for a while anyway. There's an ongoing notion in American culture that when you do something bad, you deserve something bad. If I kill you, I deserve to be, in turn, killed. O...
by Adalwolf
Fri Sep 18, 2009 5:51 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: National Pride
Replies: 56
Views: 7897

Re: National Pride

Taking pride in nationalism is taking pride of the division of humanity. And the problem with this is...what, exactly? Humans are built to live in groups, or tribes. We are not one big happy family, and never will be. That said, I believe pride in one's nation is an important aspect for maintaining...
by Adalwolf
Tue Aug 25, 2009 6:29 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Tipping Strippers
Replies: 55
Views: 5523

Re: Tipping Strippers

el_loco_avs wrote:I thought you weren't supposed to touch them, let alone push them over.


Some clubs you aren't supposed to touch the dancers; some clubs its allowed. I don't think any club would be happy about someone pushing over the dancers, though.
by Adalwolf
Tue Aug 25, 2009 8:28 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Tipping Strippers
Replies: 55
Views: 5523

Re: Tipping Strippers

no one is alive at this hour. BUT here you go: Tip as much as you feel it was worth, but we never went below $20 (one of my friends tipped about $100 for a 15 minute dance. She... was worth it and she stuck around and chatted with us on her break. Smart as hell, too). The dancers on stage? Usually ...
by Adalwolf
Tue Aug 25, 2009 8:13 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: How will the US debt be resolved?
Replies: 198
Views: 19726

Re: How will the US debt be resolved?

I think option 7 is the most likely.

The debt is so much, paying it back will cripple us. We've got the meanest tools of war on the planet, and I'll bet we'd be willing to use them to keep our economy and general quality of life from taking a nose dive to 3rd world levels.
by Adalwolf
Tue Aug 25, 2009 8:08 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Iain M. Banks
Replies: 124
Views: 172658

Re: Iain M. Banks

I've read Consider Phlebas, and I thought it was quite good. The epilogue pissed me off though. I didn't want the Culture to beat the Idrians (sp?)! I'll have to check out more of his work soon.
by Adalwolf
Tue Aug 25, 2009 8:06 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Tipping Strippers
Replies: 55
Views: 5523

Re: Tipping Strippers

What, no one here goes to strip clubs?
by Adalwolf
Tue Aug 25, 2009 7:36 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Tipping Strippers
Replies: 55
Views: 5523

Tipping Strippers

So I recently turned 21 (the legal age to drink in the US) and went to a strip club Friday night. Now at this club there was a cover charge (20 bucks), and each lap dance costs 20 bucks. A girl brings around a jar every hour and you give her a dollar- or you get kicked out. The VIP room is 50 bucks....
by Adalwolf
Mon Jun 08, 2009 12:33 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lesbian Separatism
Replies: 190
Views: 13727

Re: Lesbian Separatism

... Umm, what oppression are we talking about here? How exactly is your average joe oppressing women? Spell it out, please. The average joe is oppressing women by enjoying male privileges that women don't have, and by engaging in patterns that perpetuate male privilege. Here is a convenient list of...
by Adalwolf
Mon Jun 08, 2009 12:27 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lesbian Separatism
Replies: 190
Views: 13727

Re: Lesbian Separatism

gmalivuk wrote:How about you go away instead. That'd be nicer for everyone involved, I think.


Oh hey there, thanks for killing a genuine interest.

Aren't you nice.
by Adalwolf
Mon Jun 08, 2009 12:16 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lesbian Separatism
Replies: 190
Views: 13727

Re: Lesbian Separatism

...

Umm, what oppression are we talking about here? How exactly is your average joe oppressing women?
Spell it out, please.
by Adalwolf
Sat Jun 06, 2009 7:20 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 'Warrior Gene' Responsible for Gang Membership, Weapon Use
Replies: 10
Views: 1778

Re: 'Warrior Gene' Responsible for Gang Membership, Weapon Use

So does anyone else think it would be a good idea to just remove this gene once we have the technology? I mean, I'm sure there are some ethical issues wrt tinkering with the species, but this seems to be a case where a gene is just a huge disadvantage to modern society. I wonder if this gene is als...
by Adalwolf
Wed Apr 29, 2009 10:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Tattoos?
Replies: 1117
Views: 454180

Re: Tattoos? (Recently merged: "Geek Tattoos" [from N&A])

I don't have any better pics, as I only have a kinda crappy camera on my laptop.

Its a celtic boar.

Some pics of what it looks like:
http://www.knifeblades.dk/image/celtic_boar.jpg

http://www.journeymanleather.com/appliques/CELT003.jpg
by Adalwolf
Wed Apr 29, 2009 5:10 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Tattoos?
Replies: 1117
Views: 454180

Re: Tattoos? (Recently merged: "Geek Tattoos" [from N&A])

Got a tattoo a few days ago. Figured I'd post it.

Image


I plan on getting at least two more this summer.

Yay!
by Adalwolf
Thu Apr 02, 2009 8:13 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Obama Raises Taxes on Cigarettes
Replies: 88
Views: 7253

Re: Obama Raises Taxes on Cigarettes

This tax is ridiculous.

If cigarettes are going be taxed out the ass as they are now, then people should be able to smoke them in bars and restaurants, as smokers are paying more than their share in taxes.
by Adalwolf
Sun Feb 22, 2009 8:34 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Favorite bands of the 90s
Replies: 58
Views: 4766

Re: Favorite bands of the 90s

sje46 wrote:Radiohead'sfrom the 90s! Right?


Eh, I don't listen to Radiohead, but I think they are.

edit:

wiki says they formed in the 80s. I don't know when they became big, though.
by Adalwolf
Sun Feb 22, 2009 8:23 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Favorite bands of the 90s
Replies: 58
Views: 4766

Re: Favorite bands of the 90s

Ah!

How could I forget Soundgarden?!

Black hole sun won't you and wash away the rain...
by Adalwolf
Sun Feb 22, 2009 8:13 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Favorite bands of the 90s
Replies: 58
Views: 4766

Favorite bands of the 90s

So, what are your favorite bands of the 90s?

Mine, in no order are
Alice in Chains
Nirvana
Pearl Jam
Bush
Blind Melon
Godsmack

A second question:
Does anyone know of any newer grunge bands? Or bands that are similar to Alice in Chains, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, and Bush?
by Adalwolf
Thu Feb 19, 2009 8:52 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 3034365

Re: Postify your facerity

Weird face pic: http://img398.imageshack.us/img398/1682/picture045oq0.th.jpg @Adalwolf: You look weirdly familiar too. My new hypothesis will be that all xkcders are good looking and/or look familiar to somebody. I've got a working theory that there are only 1000 faces. Everyone has a variation of ...
by Adalwolf
Thu Feb 19, 2009 10:45 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The Near Future
Replies: 57
Views: 3997

Re: The Near Future

If you happen to have picked up one of those "20 Global Issue" books from the goddamn plethora of them around, you'll realize that we're fucked in all conceivable ways of fucking oneself, with the exemption of sexual pleasure. Hopefully I'll be dead by the time the major problems start di...
by Adalwolf
Thu Feb 19, 2009 9:48 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Black Metal and related genres
Replies: 39
Views: 4013

Re: Black Metal and related genres

Black Metal and Viking Metal are my favorite genres of music. They have been for years, and will be for...well I don't see myself ever not liking them. Some of my favorite bands: Immortal Darkthrone Satyricon 1349 Marduk Carpathian Forest Graveland Iuvenes Windir Einherjer Falkenbach Kampfar Khors D...
by Adalwolf
Thu Feb 19, 2009 9:11 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The Near Future
Replies: 57
Views: 3997

Re: The Near Future

Resource Wars
War
Famine
Disease
Civilization starting to rot away
by Adalwolf
Thu Feb 19, 2009 8:22 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Anyone ever read any of William L. Urban's books?
Replies: 0
Views: 583

Anyone ever read any of William L. Urban's books?

So, has anyone here read any of William L. Urban's books on the Northern Crusades? If so, what did you think of them? Good, bad? The reason I ask is because I want to read more about the Northern Crusades, and found that Mr. Urban has written several books on the subject, but most of the books are a...

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