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by Pandorly
Mon Jan 22, 2018 2:37 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: The 'I miss orchestra' support group.
Replies: 17
Views: 10311

Re: The 'I miss orchestra' support group.

I was far from being one of the cool kids, especially in orchestra where everyone seemed to be in lofty socioeconomic standing by comparison with me. But the music... I play with bands and record music regularly. Still, nothing will ever replace the feeling of playing in an orchestra. Songs from tha...
by Pandorly
Mon Jan 22, 2018 2:28 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: What is in Your Clipboard?
Replies: 3582
Views: 528508

Re: What is in Your Clipboard?

The phone number of a contractor I was consulting :o
by Pandorly
Thu Aug 18, 2011 1:23 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20908
Views: 2579948

Re: Postify your facerity

Garm wrote:
Spoiler:
Fire trucks are serious business.

Image

You have an extremely cute baby. On a fire-truck/baby related note:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nXY0tFNHr2A
by Pandorly
Wed Aug 17, 2011 4:25 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Doorbell -> Computer
Replies: 22
Views: 6268

Re: Doorbell -> Computer

Have you looked at the guy who did it using Nerdkit?
by Pandorly
Wed Aug 17, 2011 4:20 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Great States
Replies: 7
Views: 2288

Re: Great States

Moonbeam wrote:They can all be found in this link :lol:

Google was not your friend.

When I initially opened the thread I could tell it was something to do with vowels but didn't get beyond counting them before my attention span took my mind off puzzling aspect of the post. Cool idea for a puzzle though!
by Pandorly
Wed Aug 17, 2011 4:18 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Portal 2 : Princess No-Knees 3 : Jump Harder
Replies: 833
Views: 161077

Re: Portal 2 : Princess No-Knees 3 : Jump Harder

Learning to read Arabic may pose considerably fewer challenges for somebody who does that.
by Pandorly
Wed Aug 17, 2011 4:16 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Could "The Onion" be a Bad Thing?
Replies: 65
Views: 25908

Re: Could "The Onion" be a Bad Thing?

People need to be exposed to as much sensationalist satire as possible so that more of them will be able to distinguish viable news facts from speculative opinion in the media. God knows Americans could use a bit of perspective when you consider Fox News is on their televisions. That shit makes me g...
by Pandorly
Tue Aug 16, 2011 2:32 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Great States
Replies: 7
Views: 2288

Re: Great States

They're great.
by Pandorly
Tue Aug 16, 2011 2:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 812896

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

Now: Scrambled egg with paprika, oregano, thyme and coarse black pepper. Ten minutes: DRIVING LESSON. MY fucking God I love driving. A few hours: A massive spliff and delicious munch with my buddies. Tonight: Singing folk songs until stupid o'clock in the morning. Today is an awesome one, all thing...
by Pandorly
Tue Aug 16, 2011 12:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 812896

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

Now: Scrambled egg with paprika, oregano, thyme and coarse black pepper. Ten minutes: DRIVING LESSON. MY fucking God I love driving. A few hours: A massive spliff and delicious munch with my buddies. Tonight: Singing folk songs until stupid o'clock in the morning. Today is an awesome one, all things...
by Pandorly
Tue Aug 16, 2011 12:00 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.
Replies: 1738
Views: 317222

Re: Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy

For some inexplicable reason, my local liquor store has a reasonable beer selection, despite their godawful wine selection. So I picked up a bottle of chimay red label earlier. I'll make a beer snob out of me yet. Those monks really knew what they were doing when they brewed that absolutely mint be...
by Pandorly
Tue Aug 16, 2011 3:48 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Recommend one artist
Replies: 1012
Views: 242875

Re: Recommend one artist

James Vincent McMorrow. He doesn't have a whole pile of material but every single song on Early in the Morning (his only album) is an absolute gem.
by Pandorly
Tue Aug 16, 2011 3:15 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Doorbell -> Computer
Replies: 22
Views: 6268

Re: Doorbell -> Computer

I didn't mean to sound dismissive of girls, I was merely referring to the general social trends I have observed. I probably am hanging out with the wrong ones, but I'm in a teaching college; as in, learning how to become a teacher. There, most of the females have had incredibly (some would say "...
by Pandorly
Tue Aug 16, 2011 2:45 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89986
Views: 7672594

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

I added you on Twitter, we're friends! 8)

Oh no the term is "follow"; that is stalking taken to the extreme... Usually a stint in the bushes will suffice but actual physical following of somebody??? Creepy.
by Pandorly
Tue Aug 16, 2011 2:40 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20908
Views: 2579948

Re: Postify your facerity

maxmillean wrote:I'll admit I'm a bit buzzed, but your expression made me laugh for quite a bit...

You don't need to be buzzed to appreciate a bizarre photo facial expression. There was a lot of alcohol involved in this one. What the hell is going on there.
by Pandorly
Tue Aug 16, 2011 2:30 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20908
Views: 2579948

Re: Postify your facerity

Now there's a man who either likes his guns or feels very threatened by the world at large.
by Pandorly
Tue Aug 16, 2011 2:23 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89986
Views: 7672594

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

Possibly a stupid question, but a cursory google yields nothing usable: does a thing exist which is like a dating website but specifically for making friends? Friendster or Friendfinder? Makenewfriends.co.uk is another one. If you look up "Platonic relationships" or "Make friends in ...
by Pandorly
Tue Aug 16, 2011 2:10 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Apocalypse shopping
Replies: 82
Views: 9157

Re: Apocalypse shopping

Arguably, yes. But do you have this house?
by Pandorly
Tue Aug 16, 2011 2:08 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4389
Views: 781767

Re: Today I Made:

...except for the time that one guy gushed an oddly verbose variation on "ohmigosh you're just so articulate !" at the (black) host. If I learned anything from American History X it's that there's nothing like a bit of racism during a good meal. Today we ate like slightly poor kings... Fo...
by Pandorly
Tue Aug 16, 2011 1:46 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89986
Views: 7672594

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

Related: explaining to somebody from Poland that "Polish" and "polish" are two different words.
Also: explaining to somebody from France that the Irish word for "French-person" is the same as the word for "rat". Oops, how did that happen..?
by Pandorly
Tue Aug 16, 2011 1:25 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: So you're allowed to like The Wire on this board right?
Replies: 63
Views: 10515

Re: So you're allowed to like The Wire on this board right?

Sorry to resurrect a thread like this but I am so devastated that there are never going to be any more episodes of this. Everybody I know who has watched it agrees that when you finish Season 5, there is a gaping hole in your life which no other series can fill. The characters are so gripping, wheth...
by Pandorly
Tue Aug 16, 2011 1:12 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Something on Youtube
Replies: 2070
Views: 629227

Re: Something(s) on Youtube

Holy Shit, I'm a Fucking Cat! I am fucking crippled with laughter. Tears streaming down my face and everything. Be warned, most of these aren't safe for work... Or for anyone. I have been on a "Jaaaaam" binge for the past 48 hours and it doesn't look like it will end soon .
by Pandorly
Mon Aug 15, 2011 11:45 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Portal 2 : Princess No-Knees 3 : Jump Harder
Replies: 833
Views: 161077

Re: Portal 2 : Princess No-Knees 3 : Jump Harder

I'm gonna leave this here because I'm the best at space.

I'm a bit late in replying to this thread but did many people finish co-op mode? It was probably the most fun two-player game I've ever played.
by Pandorly
Mon Aug 15, 2011 11:34 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Breaking Bard
Replies: 209
Views: 71064

Re: Breaking Bard

I love Jesse. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMR-VBN7NyM&feature=player_embedded#at=56 It made me sad that I could only watch up to 1:56 without spoilers though. We're snailing our way through Season 2 because we can't watch Season 3 until Wednesday (because my sister is getting married on Sunda...
by Pandorly
Mon Aug 15, 2011 10:42 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Apocalypse shopping
Replies: 82
Views: 9157

Re: Apocalypse shopping

I'd definitely go with crossbow over guns; not nearly as messy upon impact Very wrong. Bows and crossbows kill by opening a vein or artery and bleeding the animal to death, unless you hit a lung, brain or kidney. If you hit a kidney or brain, yea, it'll be a quick and relatively clean death, but it...
by Pandorly
Mon Aug 15, 2011 5:50 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Banning Social Media in the Context of Rioting
Replies: 30
Views: 5813

Re: Banning Social Media in the Context of Rioting

My understanding is that the looters will use twitter to find a target, when the police arrive they will run away and use twitter/fb to find another target. If that's the case, then the police could use the technology to set up some stings instead of blocking the services. Set up some accounts, twe...
by Pandorly
Mon Aug 15, 2011 11:58 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: The Most Beautiful Piece of Music
Replies: 68
Views: 19916

Re: The Most Beautiful Piece of Music

I just came across Minnie Riperton. She is incredible and I want to steal her except she's dead which makes me cry bitterly.

Up there with the best songs, I reckon.
by Pandorly
Mon Aug 15, 2011 11:04 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Banning Social Media in the Context of Rioting
Replies: 30
Views: 5813

Re: Banning Social Media in the Context of Rioting

There's always going to be another way of communicating, even if they do ban or censor Twitter and Facebook or whatever other mainstream social media teens use. Ever heard of mass texting, e-mailing lists, even IRC channels? Also, good old-fashioned word-of-mouth is certainly helped along by a commo...
by Pandorly
Mon Aug 15, 2011 10:08 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Doorbell -> Computer
Replies: 22
Views: 6268

Re: Doorbell -> Computer

While most girls know at least how to switch a computer on and some are actually relatively competent with technology at large, I have never ever heard a female talking about their houses' wiring. Also punching a doorbell, it doesn't get much more macho than that.
by Pandorly
Mon Aug 15, 2011 8:50 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: xkcd's favourite 100 books - vote now!
Replies: 226
Views: 162721

Re: xkcd's favourite 100 books - vote now!

I forgot completely about Steinbeck, one of the best authors ever. This time last year, I had almost finished reading his bibliography in two months. He's the definition of "unputdownable"! This is a great thread for reading suggestions, incidentally. Forgot I've been meaning to read Nabak...
by Pandorly
Mon Aug 15, 2011 8:29 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Doorbell -> Computer
Replies: 22
Views: 6268

Re: Doorbell -> Computer

I'm just popping in to mention how unbelievably manly this thread is in spite of it being about doorbells. Also, I've never heard of this doorbell-assault phenomenon but it sounds very upsetting.

The link is a really cool idea, can the OP let us know how he manages it?
by Pandorly
Mon Aug 15, 2011 8:15 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Inspiron M101Z Screen and Webcam Problems
Replies: 0
Views: 703

Inspiron M101Z Screen and Webcam Problems

Dell really are mean. They took my computer last October to fix the screen a month after I received it. When they brought it back, the webcam and desktop background no longer worked. I've constantly been contacting them to fix what is obviously a hardware problem with the webcam that they caused, bu...
by Pandorly
Sun Aug 14, 2011 5:09 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Electronic Notepads
Replies: 15
Views: 3052

Re: Electronic Notepads

I found this.
It's called a DigiMemo L2. Now that I've seen it, I really want one too. Guess I'll have to start saving up!

Here's a listing for one on Amazon.
by Pandorly
Sun Aug 14, 2011 3:25 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Electronic Notepads
Replies: 15
Views: 3052

Re: Electronic Notepads

Why not just get a small laptop? I got an Inspiron M101Z and it's fantastic for college. It has five to six hours of battery life, OneNote by Microsoft is an excellent note-taking and storage facility and it's unbelievably portable. I mostly carry it in my handbag. Plus it's a great laptop computer,...
by Pandorly
Sat Aug 13, 2011 2:23 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Man sues Hilton over 75¢ newspaper, principle of the thing
Replies: 41
Views: 6161

Re: Man sues Hilton over 75¢ newspaper, principle of the thi

My boyfriend's university obliges them to go to their graduation (which he's said he would prefer not to attend because it seems like unnecessary ceremonial bullshit) and then charges them €165 for their "Graduation Pack". There's some sort of mass or some similar asshattery at the start a...
by Pandorly
Fri Aug 12, 2011 3:57 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: The Most Beautiful Piece of Music
Replies: 68
Views: 19916

Re: The Most Beautiful Piece of Music

Yeah, it's definitely better to listen to Ki as a whole album as opposed to individual tracks. I just find the track Ki to be convenient when introducing people to Dev because the build-up is so exciting. Hide Nowhere is also a fantastic Dev introduction, but then pretty much every track from OM:B i...
by Pandorly
Fri Aug 12, 2011 3:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Worst Dreams Ever
Replies: 100
Views: 14190

Re: Worst Dreams Ever

My God, Slender Man has to be one of the freakiest things in the world. My sympathies. Last night I dreamed that I was raped by Gimli from LotR in my boyfriend's back garden which was also my local pub somehow. It was seen by the bar man and my boyfriend's mother and they told him before I did. Exce...
by Pandorly
Fri Aug 12, 2011 5:05 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Tottenham Riots
Replies: 261
Views: 28914

Re: Tottenham Riots

Hell, we live in a world where you need a high school diploma to work at McDonalds. Since I'm not entirely sure if your kidding(internet conversation losing clarity), this isn't a policy of mcdonalds; however, it may be a de facto one in urban areas. In other words, I know plenty of people who are ...
by Pandorly
Fri Aug 12, 2011 5:00 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: The Most Beautiful Piece of Music
Replies: 68
Views: 19916

Re: The Most Beautiful Piece of Music

My vote . That piece of music is definitely worthy of the title. It's like the Lord of the Rings soundtrack is actually being sung by elves, but also involving the Renaissance somehow. This one does it for me. It's performed differently every performance and it's always breathtaking but this versio...

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