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by Midnight
Thu Jun 14, 2012 9:02 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Radiothread
Replies: 265
Views: 53116

Re: Radiothread

i logged back in for the first time in months to say this: saw em live. it was nothing short of incredible. i mean, ok, to be fair i was on lsd at the time so everything was nothing short of incredible, but Radiohead was in-fucking-credibly awesome. i dug king of limbs a lot more after seeing the &q...
by Midnight
Sun Nov 20, 2011 9:16 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Learning to shread...on bass
Replies: 40
Views: 7180

Re: Learning to shread...on bass

So, listening to that sample you posted, let me try my hand at constructive criticism: You ain't shabby; what you played shows that you've put in practice. Now that we're talking about practice, here's some things to think about: -metronomes. use 'em. metronomeonline.com if you have to. the more you...
by Midnight
Tue Oct 18, 2011 8:45 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: POST YOUR MUSIC HERE and actually Listen too! (Rules in OP)
Replies: 396
Views: 132390

Re: Post YOUR music here (Merged : The Rainbow Correction)

it's been like years, but me and my friends finally decided that these songs were good. http://starsareprojectors.bandcamp.com You've all heard 'em before in various iterations (see: my other posts in this thread), but this is way better , I promise. Lot more effects, actual multitrack recording, a ...
by Midnight
Tue Oct 18, 2011 8:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The Flat Earth Society
Replies: 121
Views: 64567

Re: The Flat Earth Society

Have you guys (speaking to xkcdians, not flat earthians) heard of Poe's Law?



edit: wow, ShootTheChicken sniped the shit out of me. well played.
by Midnight
Sun Sep 25, 2011 12:07 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Anyone know any legal mumbo-jumbo 'round here?
Replies: 53
Views: 4994

Re: Anyone know any legal mumbo-jumbo 'round here?

Yeah I really doubt you can actually do anything, cause it was a deal made with a receptionist, who (I would assume) utterly lacks the authority to make such a deal. So it's not THEIR fault so much as the receptionist's. It's more like (s)he lied* to you and they said "uh, no", as opposed ...
by Midnight
Sat Sep 03, 2011 8:27 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Metal
Replies: 660
Views: 89416

Re: Metal

new opeth!


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by Midnight
Mon Aug 22, 2011 2:50 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: My first election? Fuck it, man.
Replies: 227
Views: 17728

Re: My first election? Fuck it, man.

I don't understand why it has to be the lesser of two evils. Why not vote for someone you actually support? And if this is a way to say 'fuck you' to the government... that ain't it. The way to do that is not to pay taxes. Now, that can get in you in a lot of trouble by the government--but I thought...
by Midnight
Fri Aug 19, 2011 6:55 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: WoWzers!
Replies: 5112
Views: 363923

Re: WoWzers!

4.3's the last patch then? time flies. I recall them saying they made a mistake letting Illidan be conquerable so early on in BC (though that forced them to follow up with Sunwell, which is cool) so they made Arthas the last villain in WotLK... except they didn't , they threw in Halion randomly. AND...
by Midnight
Fri Aug 19, 2011 6:49 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: My first election? Fuck it, man.
Replies: 227
Views: 17728

Re: My first election? Fuck it, man.

And though you cannot make a difference, you totally make one by NOT voting, right? Wrong. Now you've given up some of the base principles that this constitutional republic was founded on. I just vote for 3rd parties to give them more power. Every congressperson was voted into that office. Voting ma...
by Midnight
Mon Aug 15, 2011 6:14 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Mis-Marketed Movies
Replies: 35
Views: 5374

Re: Mis-Marketed Movies

alien III.
or maybe it was IV, i forget.

regardless, there was an Alien movie where the trailer's tagline was "the battle is coming to earth" or something like that. only to take place on essentially the same set as the first alien movie.
by Midnight
Sun Aug 14, 2011 6:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] People of Colour
Replies: 95
Views: 17814

Re: [SAFESPACE] People of Colour

"So, where are you from? No, originally " AAARGH. MASSIVE pet peeve of mine. Although sometimes I can use it to my advantage and scare people. "Oakland, foo'. Now shut up or I'mma bust a cap in yo' ass!" </dork> I came to share a story. The neighbor-who-shares-a-backyard-fence-w...
by Midnight
Thu Aug 11, 2011 10:44 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Your last and next concert?
Replies: 438
Views: 161264

Re: Your last and next concert?

last: deerhunter I was so into it that I didn't stop thinking about it until... well.. I still am. and it was last night. it's been over 24 hours. ...and I wrote about it. http://i53.tinypic.com/2u9k3o6.jpg Seven psychotic pages of crazed blue ink explaining why it was the best concert experience po...
by Midnight
Thu Aug 11, 2011 10:41 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Entertaining Yourself in Your Head
Replies: 77
Views: 8683

Re: Entertaining Yourself in Your Head

play songs.
listen to music if I can, but if I can't... play 'em in my head. think about 'em.
by Midnight
Sun Aug 07, 2011 8:12 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28314
Views: 2516586

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

What began to get my mind rolling was a sudden awareness of what songs were being played. We all hear music, listen to it, but how often do you sit down and consider what you're listening to? The line from a certain hit dance song drove a spike into my head "Let go, everybody just have a good ...
by Midnight
Sat Jul 30, 2011 9:59 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: WoWzers!
Replies: 5112
Views: 363923

Re: WoWzers!

That would be the standard definition of incompetence... Is it? Incompetence would be being unable to get anything done , and what you do get done is lousy . Last I checked, people were really pumped for Firelands. Being understaffed isn't the same as being incompetent . As much as I appreciate an ...
by Midnight
Sat Jul 30, 2011 9:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28314
Views: 2516586

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

stop. calling. things. strawman arguments. I swear to god it's more common on this forum than other places (but other places just say 'you're stupid' and leave it at that)... but saying 'that's a strawman' doesn't make you intelligent. It doesn't make your point stronger, UNLESS the argument is ABOU...
by Midnight
Sat Jul 30, 2011 8:55 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89767
Views: 6318301

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Pander to the Borg)

Getting .pdfs onto a Kindle is... shockingly easy.

Time to pirate mad books.
by Midnight
Fri Jul 29, 2011 11:43 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: A Song of Ice and Fire
Replies: 567
Views: 205392

Re: Ice and Fire?

I meant quentin, fixed. I think his story was supposed to establish how difficult and dangerous it is to master dragons- probably in order to make it more impressive when Daenerys finally does, but he was just so uninteresting that I never believed he had a chance at succeeding and didn't reall...
by Midnight
Sat Jul 23, 2011 9:07 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: A Song of Ice and Fire
Replies: 567
Views: 205392

Re: Ice and Fire?

ok, just finished it. WHAAAAAATTTT ok but seriously, I wanted more Victarion chapters. There were only two, and I thought Victarion was a fucking beast in Feast for Crows as well. The various suitor-conflicts with Daenrys are... honestly similar to where they were in Storm of Swords, but I want Vict...
by Midnight
Fri Jul 15, 2011 7:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28314
Views: 2516586

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

HEY WHY THE FUCK DID THEY CHANGE UP THE ENDING HUH
by Midnight
Thu Jul 14, 2011 10:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5119
Views: 712797

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

Played my first ever jam session. Isn't this just the most mostest of experiences? You're all just standing/sitting there and suddenly:BAM! Music happens . It's extraordinary. I was scrolling through and saw this. and it indeed made me happy. I love a sweet jam. pronounced with a soft J if you're s...
by Midnight
Tue Jun 28, 2011 10:33 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Stealing from businesses vs individuals
Replies: 11
Views: 2284

Re: Stealing from businesses vs individuals

Rationally, stealing a penny from 100,000 people isn't as noticeably harmful as stealing 1,000$ from one person, in the same way throwing a paper cup onto 100,000 different highways isn't as noticeably harmful as doing it 100,000 times on the same highway. It's pretty sick to even make the comparis...
by Midnight
Mon Jun 27, 2011 5:51 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: WoWzers!
Replies: 5112
Views: 363923

Re: WoWzers!

I don't really like the microtransaction style. I don't think I'd use it. I'm perfectly okay with Blizzard's current system of COSMETIC advantages through payments, but I don't think I'd want to have to pay to get into one raid versus another. So you're more comfortable paying for content you have ...
by Midnight
Sun Jun 26, 2011 11:07 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: WoWzers!
Replies: 5112
Views: 363923

Re: WoWzers!

I don't really like the microtransaction style. I don't think I'd use it. I'm perfectly okay with Blizzard's current system of COSMETIC advantages through payments, but I don't think I'd want to have to pay to get into one raid versus another.
by Midnight
Sun Jun 26, 2011 2:59 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Anyone else think blackmail should be legal?
Replies: 115
Views: 12294

Re: Anyone else think blackmail should be legal?

Fat Tony wrote:Can't people just...not do stupid crap that they are so ashamed of they would pay money to keep it a secret?

No. We're people, after all.
by Midnight
Sun Jun 26, 2011 2:58 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Mental Patient Uprising
Replies: 16
Views: 2137

Re: Mental Patient Uprising

it still runs into a problem that can best be summed up by another post: I... kinda want a bit more story here. Cause I've known a paranoid schizophrenic with.. I dunno if there's degrees of cases, but his shit was pretty gnarly. What you're describing--what you saw & such, and how reactions we...
by Midnight
Fri Jun 24, 2011 8:51 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89767
Views: 6318301

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Pander to the Borg)

No, he quoted the right post. See, he seconded the opinion of 'why do I keep coming back here'--cause he comes back here even though his crowdsourcing attempts failed.
by Midnight
Thu Jun 23, 2011 8:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Boy Thread: put a hat on ur butt
Replies: 14353
Views: 1097761

Re: Boy Thread: All Roads Got Back

dontthrowpooh wrote:Ok so from what I gather every guy on this forum either shaves off their hair or grows it out... does nobody just have a regular hair cut anymore?

I have a regular hair cut. It WAS quite grown out, and I THOUGHT about shaving it off, but now it's about two inches long.
by Midnight
Thu Jun 23, 2011 7:46 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Anyone else think blackmail should be legal?
Replies: 115
Views: 12294

Re: Anyone else think blackmail should be legal?

And indeed I don't suggest that 1 made up exception should mean the law needs to get changed, but rather that 1 exception would prove that it is not inherently wrong (since inherently wrong would mean, by definition, that it is wrong by its very nature, and thus wrong in all cases). But like I said...
by Midnight
Thu Jun 23, 2011 7:08 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Anyone else think blackmail should be legal?
Replies: 115
Views: 12294

Re: Anyone else think blackmail should be legal?

Actually if you reread you should see that the main argument I've made against it is that there are situations that fall under the definition of blackmailing where no one is being a jerk. Question: In the case of one person taking another's life, there are situations where someone dies and nobody i...
by Midnight
Thu Jun 23, 2011 7:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Question your longheld stereotypes...
Replies: 263
Views: 19431

Re: Question your longheld stereotypes...

To people who identify strongly with one gender over the other: How do you know that's where you belong? As someone who identifies as male, and is born and raised a male, and follows the normative standard* or whatever, I would say that I know because... I do. I also know how to breathe. Forget whe...
by Midnight
Thu Jun 23, 2011 6:56 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28314
Views: 2516586

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

I don't know, seems like a good idea to me. I get the idea that the only thing the foreskin is good for is providing another wet interface for bacteria and infections. Granted, I haven't read the whole thing, but if my opinion changes once I have I'll be back to admit my mistake. On paper, or even ...
by Midnight
Thu Jun 23, 2011 6:35 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28314
Views: 2516586

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

I am sooooo sick of "for the children" arguments. Ban circumcision? Why? It's a parental decision! Actually, the general argument is that it's not really a parental decision. Other day I was talking about this and a dude said "if I had my way, I wouldn't be circumcised," so that...
by Midnight
Thu Jun 23, 2011 6:31 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Mental Patient Uprising
Replies: 16
Views: 2137

Re: Mental Patient Uprising

I... kinda want a bit more story here. Cause I've known a paranoid schizophrenic with.. I dunno if there's degrees of cases, but his shit was pretty gnarly. What you're describing--what you saw & such, and how reactions were treated, and how you want to stage an uprising... that sounds unlikely ...
by Midnight
Thu Jun 23, 2011 6:17 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What would people do all day if they didn't have work/school
Replies: 39
Views: 4123

Re: What would people do all day if they didn't have work/sc

exactly what I do right now.
eg, dick around on the internet and play music.
by Midnight
Thu Jun 23, 2011 6:16 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: WoWzers!
Replies: 5112
Views: 363923

Re: WoWzers!

yes but that's illegal.
by Midnight
Wed Jun 15, 2011 2:56 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Anyone else think blackmail should be legal?
Replies: 115
Views: 12294

Re: Anyone else think blackmail should be legal?

Izawwlgood wrote:I don't understand how you guys still don't understand the difference between 'amicable negotiation' and 'coercion'.

no, coercion is legal anyways? or if it shouldn't, it should be, obviously.


but srsly itt: people who haven't been blackmailed.
by Midnight
Wed Jun 15, 2011 2:25 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Anyone else think blackmail should be legal?
Replies: 115
Views: 12294

Re: Anyone else think blackmail should be legal?

...i'm done with this thread. this is silly trolling. I swear to god the internet has forgotten what trolling means. Hint: its not "fails to be swayed by my arguments." No, it means "intentionally taking a stupid or antithetical position to spark a reaction." Your arguments aren...
by Midnight
Tue Jun 14, 2011 5:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] People of Colour
Replies: 95
Views: 17814

Re: [SAFESPACE] People of Colour

I passionately dislike people that are against affirmative action. And I've been mental millimeters from punching people in the face when they say
"but affirmative action is racist against you, midnight!"
by Midnight
Tue Jun 14, 2011 5:19 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Anyone else think blackmail should be legal?
Replies: 115
Views: 12294

Re: Anyone else think blackmail should be legal?

So it's legal for me to stand next to you, and it is legal for me to thrust with this knife, so why is it illegal for me to do both? That's a terrible analogy. The difference between benign thrusting and a stabbing is a huge amount of harm done. The difference between doing {action a}, and asking f...

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