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by tzar1990
Sat Mar 10, 2012 6:46 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: New UK Anti-Rape PSA
Replies: 88
Views: 11255

Re: New UK Anti-Rape PSA

++$_ wrote:Did you make that graphic? If so, can I steal it?


Go ahead! It was just a 10 minute job in MS paint, anyways.
by tzar1990
Sat Mar 10, 2012 6:40 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: New UK Anti-Rape PSA
Replies: 88
Views: 11255

Re: New UK Anti-Rape PSA

Graph explaining why the discussion always turns towards "well, how drunk does she have to be?"

Spoiler:
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by tzar1990
Thu Jan 12, 2012 9:43 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Sound arguments AGAINST anthropogenic climate change?
Replies: 11
Views: 4013

Sound arguments AGAINST anthropogenic climate change?

Well, I'm a biology student, and I've always taken anthropogenic climate change as being most likely present, based on the data we've collected so far, and worth dealing with, since the costs of doing nothing if it's real outweigh, in my opinion, the costs of doing something if it's not. However, re...
by tzar1990
Tue Aug 30, 2011 4:15 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Hard Drive Cleaning
Replies: 1
Views: 690

Hard Drive Cleaning

I have a mildly obsolete computer sitting around, and I want to take it in to a local charity that helps provide people who need a computer but can't afford one with a cheap option. Unfortunately, my Dad used this computer for work a few years ago, and he saved some confidential files on it. I've de...
by tzar1990
Tue May 03, 2011 4:17 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Election in Canada this Spring
Replies: 108
Views: 8564

Re: Election in Canada this Spring

What really sucks is how they can win a majority with ~40% of the popular vote. Yeah, I really wish the left would form a coalition to prevent stuff like that, given that the NDP and Liberals together had around 50% of the vote. Really, though, the best way to prevent the conservatives from getting...
by tzar1990
Sat Nov 13, 2010 8:57 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: LHC generates a 'mini-Big Bang'
Replies: 21
Views: 3510

Re: LHC generates a 'mini-Big Bang'

I also have some questions for particle physicists. 1) If other hadrons/mesons besides protons, neutrons and electrons exist, then do non-periodic elements also exist? Yes, I know, antimatter, but more than that? 2) I'm assuming that 1 is true, but what are their properties? Do they decay into peri...
by tzar1990
Sat Aug 21, 2010 7:47 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Omegle!
Replies: 701
Views: 120925

Re: Omegle!

I used to hate the horny jerks on omegle. I just wanted conversation, but 3/4 of the people would disconnect as soon as they found out I was a dude. So, I started claiming to be a girl, but then they all wanted to cyber with me... So, I started pretending to be a rather underage girl just to make th...
by tzar1990
Sat Aug 21, 2010 7:32 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Where would you like to wake up Tomorrow
Replies: 23
Views: 2488

Re: Where would you like to wake up Tomorrow

Let's see... In the arms of the girl or boyfriend I wish I had, in... well, an apartment in either Kyoto or Otaru, Japan. The sun is shining outside, and my partner is still asleep.
by tzar1990
Sat Aug 21, 2010 7:16 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28528
Views: 3099242

Re: Rant Thread - The Spies of Faith

Dear Co-Worker: Spilling lettuce everywhere on the deck we just cleaned because you were too lazy to grab a gorram plate isn't funny. Telling your boss that "Shit happens" when he tells you to deal with it isn't funny. Telling this story to everyone, including your boss's boss, isn't funny...
by tzar1990
Tue May 11, 2010 4:13 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: If you were a final boss
Replies: 24
Views: 8992

Re: If you were a final boss

Let's see... Well, I've been designing this guy as an antagonist for a D&D campaign, but he could be modified to fit into a jRPG fairly easily, as long as it was one with multiple intelligent species and preferably a pantheistic religion. Name: Sir Arsus (I'm still working on a decent name for h...
by tzar1990
Mon Apr 26, 2010 7:35 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3370
Views: 672897

Re: What were your dreams last night?

Last night I dreamed I was playing Frisbee while talking to a woman about her religion, and how she felt about her son being of a different faith. Pretty nice lady, actually, and she was proud of her son for picking his on path. Not exactly exciting, except she was a cleric of a Dark Goddess of Plag...
by tzar1990
Tue Dec 08, 2009 3:47 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Google Goggles - Augmented reality next?
Replies: 12
Views: 1778

Re: Google Goggles - Augmented reality next?

Having just watched Dennou Coil (a japanese show about augmented reality awesomeness,) I believe it's save to say that this is going to be crazy awesome if we can get it done right. Now we just need to work this software into a pair of computer monitor-containing glasses, and combine those with rela...
by tzar1990
Mon Dec 07, 2009 9:51 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Tangent lines passing through points.
Replies: 5
Views: 1191

Re: Tangent lines passing through points.

Okay, I just got it. Thank you very much!
by tzar1990
Mon Dec 07, 2009 9:21 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Tangent lines passing through points.
Replies: 5
Views: 1191

Re: Tangent lines passing through points.

Hmm... I get that the tangent line passing through point (a,b,) and tangent to the function f(x) will have an equation of y=f`(c)(x-a)+b, where c is the the x-value of the point where the tangent line touches the function, but I don't get how to use that plus my ability to calculate what f`(x) is fo...
by tzar1990
Mon Dec 07, 2009 8:11 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Tangent lines passing through points.
Replies: 5
Views: 1191

Tangent lines passing through points.

I'm just coming up to my calculus final now, and I have realized, to my discontent, that I am still incapable of figuring out a certain type of question in which we are given an function, and told to find a point on said function where the tangent line will pass through a given point. (Example: give...
by tzar1990
Mon Dec 07, 2009 6:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0672: "Suggestions"
Replies: 90
Views: 20853

Re: "Suggestions" Discussion

That feature can be somewhat... disturbing sometimes. Recently, it started telling me to add the girl I had a huge crush on all thorough middle school as a friend, since we had so much in common. Ah well, I suppose the feature could be handy if you want to catch up with someone you haven't seen in a...
by tzar1990
Thu Dec 03, 2009 5:29 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The legal status of artificial/uploaded minds
Replies: 21
Views: 1856

The legal status of artificial/uploaded minds

(Sorry if this is the wrong board, but the futuristic elements made it seem like it would not be appropriate for Serious Business) Following a discussion with a friend yesterday, I started thinking about how society could change in the future, and what kind of laws we're going to have to create in o...
by tzar1990
Tue Sep 08, 2009 5:40 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: How safe am I
Replies: 3
Views: 549

How safe am I

I'm currently running my brand spanking new 64-bit Vista laptop and, while I think I'm fairly safe, I was hoping you could tell me just how safe I am and what I should do to make myself more secure, as I would like to get a few years out of this bugger. My settings are: Antivirus: McAfee Security ce...
by tzar1990
Wed May 27, 2009 9:45 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: World of darkness
Replies: 323
Views: 43184

Re: World of darkness

Hey, have any of you guys checked out Genius: The Transgression, available at http://moochava.googlepages.com/genius ? It's a free, fan-made game in the nWoD, and you all play as some kind of mad scientist (crazy roboticist, ray-gun wielding nutbar, techno-organic timeship pilot, etc.) I downloaded ...
by tzar1990
Thu Apr 30, 2009 4:05 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Haruki Murakami
Replies: 91
Views: 78933

Re: Haruki Murakami

I only read Kafka by the Shore by him. It was interesting throughout, I felt the ending was a bit abrupt. I've since decided to stop reading him. I lost a lot of respect for him when I found out that he agreed to receive about the highest literary award available from the Israeli government and a m...
by tzar1990
Sun Mar 01, 2009 11:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Have you ever been Banned? (here or anywhere)
Replies: 125
Views: 9541

Re: Have you ever been Banned? (here or anywhere)

I've only been banned once...
From neopets... :oops:

(some jerk hacked my account and then reported me as a cheater.)
by tzar1990
Sun Mar 01, 2009 9:41 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Anime Thread of Doom
Replies: 4413
Views: 742041

Re: Go Away Dub Watchers: The Proper Anime Thread

Hey, does anyone here know where I could find some Dennou Coil? I wiki'd it and it sounds pretty interesting, but I'm not sure where to find it, as I normally just watch my anime on youtube or crunchyroll, and neither of them seem to have it. EDIT: Not sure where to find Kamichu or the first season ...
by tzar1990
Sat Jan 24, 2009 9:51 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Changing my location for youtube.
Replies: 6
Views: 2367

Re: Changing my location for youtube.

I'm not quite sure why. I live in canada, and I was trying to watch subbed anime, but it's not like youtube would block it from one country instead of just removing it. Even odder, I can watch some episodes and fragments of episodes, but not most of them. For example, when I was trying to watch Teng...
by tzar1990
Sat Jan 24, 2009 6:23 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Changing my location for youtube.
Replies: 6
Views: 2367

Re: Changing my location for youtube.

I actually tried that, but it automatically redirects me to ca.youtube.com/...
by tzar1990
Sat Jan 24, 2009 5:59 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Changing my location for youtube.
Replies: 6
Views: 2367

Changing my location for youtube.

Recently while going to youtube, I've noticed it gives me a message that states "This video is not available in your country." when I attempt to access certain videos. Is there a way to make it think that I'm in a different country so that I can access them? I've already tried logging in a...
by tzar1990
Sun Jan 18, 2009 8:36 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Advanced Rubik's Cubes
Replies: 1
Views: 600

Advanced Rubik's Cubes

While browsing online, I managed to stumble upon these three sites, and thought you might find them interesting: http://www.superliminal.com/cube/cube.htm : It's a simulation of a 4-dimensional rubik's cube analog http://www.gravitation3d.com/magiccube5d/index.html : Just for the sake of taking thin...
by tzar1990
Sun Jan 18, 2009 8:19 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Logical and Ethical Shortcomings of the Pokémon Games...
Replies: 223
Views: 19686

Re: The Logical and Ethical Shortcomings of the Pokémon Games...

Actually, I find the easiest way to get Energy Ball on a Vulpix is to breed it with a Smeargle (which can just Paint it off something that already knows it.) Plus, that way you can also teach Vulpix hypnosis which tends to be fun...
by tzar1990
Sun Jul 06, 2008 9:55 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: This blows my mind!
Replies: 311
Views: 30094

Re: This blows my mind!

Aaaand my brain hurts now... Seriously though, she started moving clockwise, I shifted her by looking at her shadow, she switched back, and then things got a little funky. First I got the ability to make her switch almost at will, and then she started switching every 180 degrees without my help... I...
by tzar1990
Sun Jun 01, 2008 9:40 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
Replies: 51
Views: 8625

Re: Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

Okay... I just got back from watching Prince Caspian, and I have to say, I'm disappointed. It seems like the directors took the book, looked at it, and decided to spice it up to make it have MOAR ACTIONS AND T3H ROMANCE!!1shift+1Seriously though, it's like they just didn't care. Some of the worst bi...
by tzar1990
Sat May 31, 2008 7:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0430: "Every Damn Morning"
Replies: 184
Views: 34829

Re: "Every Damn Morning" Discussion

I am going out on a limb and guessing that (a) you're Jewish, and (b) you got shit from bigot(s) before. Actually, I'm Unitarian with occasional Christian leanings (mostly just praying to god when I have an urge to pray.) I've been mocked for nerdiness and having a funny accent before, but never fo...
by tzar1990
Sat May 31, 2008 2:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0430: "Every Damn Morning"
Replies: 184
Views: 34829

Re: "Every Damn Morning" Discussion

Ah man, this happens to me occasionally (although not nearly as often as I'd like, as I normally forget everything on waking up.) Still, I remember quite well the weirdest dream I had back in August, actually. It involved my dad and me looking for a shopping mall in a desert, stopping at a little en...
by tzar1990
Wed May 28, 2008 2:44 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
Replies: 51
Views: 8625

Re: Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

They aren't making them out of order, they just skipped A Horse and his Boy because it's racist as hell.


Actually, if you're going by the order where The Horse and His Boy goes in between The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe and Prince Caspian, they missed The Magician's Nephew, too.
by tzar1990
Wed May 28, 2008 2:39 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: For the Greater Good: Moral Questions
Replies: 140
Views: 14910

For the Greater Good: Moral Questions

I've been thinking a fair bit about morality these days, and I was pondering a few questions I'd seen earlier when I decided I'd like to see how smarter people than me responded. These questions are all essentially similar, but I give different answers to them, and they feel different to me on a mor...
by tzar1990
Sun May 25, 2008 11:37 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
Replies: 51
Views: 8625

Re: Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

Oh dear... I REALLY hope that they don't attempt to pull off a stupid Caspian/Lucy subplot when they make Dawn Treader... That's my favorite book in the series, and I don't need them ruining those memories. If I wanted stupid pairings, I'd go to read fanfiction. Also, I think that they're probably d...
by tzar1990
Thu May 22, 2008 11:58 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Sacred Moments in Fiction
Replies: 44
Views: 6068

Sacred Moments in Fiction

I was just wondering how many of you have ever found a line, story, or even a whole book that sends shivers down your spine, and makes you feel like there's something out there. I think it must be a pretty rare feeling, but I got it a few times recently while reading the complete Chronicles of Narni...
by tzar1990
Tue Feb 19, 2008 4:43 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Urban dead (GRAAAH!!!)
Replies: 444
Views: 38159

Re: Urban dead (GRAAAH!!!)

Hey, if it's not too much trouble, would somebody mind reviving me? I'm currently at the cemetary 5 east of Parslow (in heytown), but I don't mind if you'd rather have me wait somewhere else.
by tzar1990
Fri Feb 15, 2008 12:59 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Replies: 120
Views: 11850

Re: Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

I just saw the movie last weekend (I'm in Japan right now, so we get everything late,) and though it was bloody brilliant. The songs seemed to fit, and I loved the By The Sea bit as it seemed to show how foolish the dreams of Ms. Lovett were, while providing some light in one of the darker parts of ...
by tzar1990
Thu Feb 14, 2008 11:46 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Urban dead (GRAAAH!!!)
Replies: 444
Views: 38159

Re: Urban dead (GRAAAH!!!)

Hey, does anyone mind if I join up with the group? I currently have a level 8 civilian named Red Tzar, with Hand-to-hand Combat, Axe Proficiency, Free Running, NecroTech Employment, Lab Experience, First Aid, Diagnosis and Construction. I would have linked directly to my profile, but I'm not sure ho...
by tzar1990
Wed Jan 23, 2008 12:23 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Haruki Murakami
Replies: 91
Views: 78933

Haruki Murakami

Anyone here a fan of Haruki Murakami? If so, what's your favorite book? I personally favor The Wind-Up Bird Chronicles , although I also like Kafka on the Shore . Also, for those more well-read than I am, do most of his novels feature romance or attraction between people with creepy age differences?...
by tzar1990
Mon Jan 21, 2008 11:43 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Super Smash Bros.
Replies: 1071
Views: 76909

Re: Super Smash Bros.

In case you haven't already heard, a screw-up on what I believe was wii.com recently unveiled 2 returning veterans and a new character by accident: Jigglypuff, Ness, and Lucario. You can find a pic containing Lucario and Jigglypuff at http://www.serebii.net , but you'll have to use youtube or google...

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