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by krynd
Tue Oct 04, 2011 7:18 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: How I Sweat Your Mother
Replies: 87
Views: 28732

Re: How I Sweat Your Mother

Any one watching this season at all? The last episode Victoria is back and explains that Robin is getting in the way of all Ted's relationships. It's a somewhat interesting development... probably much better then we have had a for a couple seasons. I am not sure how they will resolve it th...
by krynd
Mon Jun 14, 2010 5:30 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Breaking Bard
Replies: 209
Views: 71556

Re: Breaking Bad

Decent season ender, although IMO no cliffhanger (explained in spoilered section) means I won't be counting down until the next season. I loved the scene where Mike freed the Asian businessman and his secretary, especially the contrast between his home life (buying balloons for his granddaughter...
by krynd
Tue Jun 01, 2010 3:46 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Breaking Bard
Replies: 209
Views: 71556

Re: Breaking Bad

Sockmonkey wrote:
Spoiler:
It's fantastic how Gus can be scarier by being polite than most people are with guns.

QFT. That whole scene was freaky, and I'm actually glad it didn't turn out to be some sort of cliché set-up on Gus' part. That would've been too easy...
by krynd
Fri May 28, 2010 4:57 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Breaking Bard
Replies: 209
Views: 71556

Re: Breaking Bad

Also, with the preview for next week they said "Only 3 episodes of Breaking Bad left" and not "this season". Is the whole series going to end do you think? I noticed that too. While I'm not happy about one of my favorite shows ending any time soon, I think it's better that they ...
by krynd
Fri May 21, 2010 4:47 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Breaking Bard
Replies: 209
Views: 71556

Re: Breaking Bad

Aw man, whenever I think Jesse is starting to grow as a person he turns right back into a little bastard. He's his own worst enemy too. Not because he wants to run with his own ideas, but because his ideas always suck. Ditto. What is he thinking? Has he been testing his own product? As if the C...
by krynd
Thu May 13, 2010 5:26 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Breaking Bard
Replies: 209
Views: 71556

Re: Breaking Bad

Ok, fast food guy is offcially scary now. Ruthless + good sense FTW. From the previews I thought legless mexican dude was gonna crawl into Hank's room and finish the job. Now all Walt has to fear is the DEA. Makes me wonder how it all will end. I don't see Walt going to prison but I kind of hop...
by krynd
Tue May 04, 2010 6:16 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Breaking Bard
Replies: 209
Views: 71556

Re: Breaking Bad

I missed this past episode. Fancast, Hulu, and the AMC site don't have the full episode. Any ideas on where to go (besides Bittorrent) to find the episode?
by krynd
Thu Oct 29, 2009 4:32 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Undesired traits (you wish to change about yourself)
Replies: 63
Views: 5569

Re: Undesired traits (you wish to change about yourself)

I wish I was more socially consistent. For example, I'll have days when I feel like talking to everyone about everything, then the next day (or week) I won't feel like talking. As a result, most people assume I "don't talk much" and don't talk to me. Worse yet, if I don't feel like having ...
by krynd
Sun Oct 18, 2009 7:20 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 10/Gui
Replies: 57
Views: 4233

Re: 10/Gui

Finally, their windowing system is much worse IMO. Any number of windows is going to create a column so wide it becomes impractical to scroll through and find apps. They show off the ability to zoom out and view annotated windows, but this is the same glorified window management (I know its called ...
by krynd
Fri Oct 09, 2009 9:00 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Jennifer's Body
Replies: 17
Views: 1830

Re: Jennifer's Body

It's an interesting sentiment that acting is more valuable than good looks, but I'm not sure why you feel everybody should share it with you. If we don't appreciate acting as much as you, or appreciate good looks more than you, or any combination thereof, does that pose a threat to our quality of l...
by krynd
Fri Oct 09, 2009 5:55 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Help with RR warning.
Replies: 31
Views: 3469

Re: Help with RR warning.

http://www.magnatune.com - Lists some pretty good independent bands http://www.pandora.com - Good for finding related bands to what you already listen to. http://www.youtube.com - Semi-decent for finding new music. A lot of folks even upload entire albums and create a playlist in order for everyone...
by krynd
Fri Oct 09, 2009 5:36 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: [C++] Is it possible to access the console buffer?
Replies: 10
Views: 1604

Re: [C++] Is it possible to access the console buffer?

Do you mean GnuWin32 NCurses?

I always thought using pdcurses was preferable on a Windows environment...
by krynd
Thu Oct 08, 2009 9:23 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Secret Girlfriend (Show)
Replies: 14
Views: 3059

Re: Secret Girlfriend (Show)

One would think that with huge amounts of free internet pornography, there would be little demand for such a show. I thought that long ago, then realized that many people are just too lazy to get up off the couch, even if just to log onto a porn site. As such, they'll settle for anything. Alternati...
by krynd
Thu Oct 08, 2009 4:29 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Jennifer's Body
Replies: 17
Views: 1830

Re: Jennifer's Body

None of the Megan Fox quotes in the article you linked strike me as being appalling. What is wrong with wanting to be a role model to young women? I'll admit I misunderstood the article I read. I somehow misinterpreted it to mean that she wanted young people to do dangerous stuff, and completely mi...
by krynd
Fri Oct 02, 2009 8:18 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Jennifer's Body
Replies: 17
Views: 1830

Re: Jennifer's Body

Was anyone unfortunate enough to see this? I saw it with some good friends at a 10pm showing and there was only one other person in the theater. The movie was ridiculous and we (mostly) laughed at it the whole way through. Oh, and we kept calling it Megan's Body, seeing as that was the primary meth...
by krynd
Fri Oct 02, 2009 4:36 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I have $250, where should I go
Replies: 23
Views: 17836

Re: I have $250, where should I go

So, your parents gave you a flat $250 (only 156.75 pounds) to travel? No offense (given how tough things are economically it may be all they can afford to, and they may have sacrificed quite a bit to give it to you), but do they expect you to leave the city and have fun, or just stay in London? I do...
by krynd
Thu Oct 01, 2009 5:08 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Why Health Care Reform could lead to [i]Less[/i] Coverage
Replies: 57
Views: 6624

Re: Why Health Care Reform could lead to [i]Less[/i] Coverage

Going to see a doctor is not a cheap thing. Research has proven people are more likely to see a doctor regularly if they have insurance if they don't. Regular visits mean a higher chance of early detection, and issues you catch early are likely to be cheaper and easier to resolve. So basically we p...
by krynd
Tue Sep 15, 2009 5:24 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITTWTA Radio Edits
Replies: 8
Views: 814

Re: ITTWTA Radio Edits

Obligatory link Back on topic: the managers, and sometimes a specialized person, censor/buy censored recordings of songs to play on the air, in order to circumvent FCC regulations about vulgarity and obscenity. There is no hard-set list, and (as parodied to death by many comedy shows, such as Famil...
by krynd
Wed Sep 09, 2009 6:23 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Men get dumb in front of pretty mate, women do not
Replies: 43
Views: 4096

Re: Men get dumb in front of pretty mate, women do not

This is very interesting. I don't know if I'm making a logical jump here, but... I've been arguing with my mother the past several days about the importance of sex. She claims it's not very important at all, not even a basic social need (she keeps referencing Maslow's hierarchy)...
by krynd
Fri Aug 21, 2009 5:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0626: "Newton and Leibniz"
Replies: 213
Views: 53513

Re: "Newton and Leibniz" Discussion

Looks like neoliminal is keeping his dignity. Also, sweet zombie jesus in heaven . Xkcd "humor" is now bordering on Brightly Wound. RANDALL, GO ON SABBATICAL. GIVE YOURSELF TIME TO GET IDEAS. IF GARY LARSON NEEDED IT, YOU SURE AS HELL AREN'T ABOVE IT. FTFY Also, sweet gorilla of manilla t...
by krynd
Thu Aug 20, 2009 12:19 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: The Great Turing Prank
Replies: 12
Views: 1746

Re: The Great Turing Prank

Yeah, umm, this has been done to death before (depending on your criteria). This is basic trolling, albeit done by a computer. Still, I'll provide a bit of help (in the form of non-help). A GA/Markov Chain would work pretty well here. You would, of course, need a ton of scripting and some rigorous t...
by krynd
Wed Aug 19, 2009 11:07 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: You know you're a hardcore programmer when...
Replies: 23
Views: 3283

Re: You know you're a hardcore programmer when...

i don't get why it shows up in so many places. like, could they really only spare a byte for the kill count? They probably wanted to save space for other things (such as the graphics), so cut down on everything they could. Since 255 kills itself is pretty unrealistic (unless you're playing against ...
by krynd
Tue Aug 18, 2009 7:43 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Glenn Beck
Replies: 68
Views: 5314

Re: Glenn Beck

Anyway, I was never all the fond of conservative talk show hosts, but since the Obama election they seem to have gone into full-on-apocalypse mode. The martyr complex is startling. Sometimes I think we should have stuck with McCain so they'd complain less. Actually, they do this all the time. I rem...
by krynd
Mon Aug 17, 2009 11:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0624: "Branding"
Replies: 86
Views: 18798

Re: "Branding" Discussion

<snip> and advertising will slowly go the way of the dinosaur**. You mean they'll turn into birds? That's so cool! (see, "go the way of the dodo" works because dodos didn't really evolve into anything significant and simply died off. "Go the way of the dinosaur" would imply that...
by krynd
Mon Aug 17, 2009 6:03 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Twitter withdrawal, or; READ A FUCKING BOOK
Replies: 17
Views: 2050

Re: Twitter withdrawal, or; READ A FUCKING BOOK

I've lost all faith in humanity. Twitter going down should only be a problem for businesses that rely on it, not for people who should have an equally-balanced social life (if you feel "naked" without Twitter, your social life probably isn't all that balanced). I agree with the OP, people ...
by krynd
Mon Aug 17, 2009 5:18 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Glenn Beck
Replies: 68
Views: 5314

Re: Glenn Beck

Sorry to bring up a necro'd thread, but I just wanted to share this with you all. His advertisers are pulling ads from his show (unfortunately they're largely just rescheduling them to other shows) over his comments on Obama. Hopefully his days of being a complete jackass on the air will soon be ove...
by krynd
Mon Aug 17, 2009 5:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0624: "Branding"
Replies: 86
Views: 18798

Re: "Branding" Discussion

While I didn't laugh at the actual comic (sorry, Randall, just wasn't that funny to me), I did laugh at the social implications of it. 99% of the people I know who regularly surf the Internet react exactly like that to the ads they see daily (nonchalantly), whereas 99% of the people I know who aren'...
by krynd
Sun Aug 09, 2009 9:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Glenn Beck
Replies: 68
Views: 5314

Re: Glenn Beck

I listened to Beck back when he was a faux-"edgy" Howard Stern wannabe. His new persona is either an outright lie or he really has flipped a gasket. Either way he's like the worst bits of conservative commentary twisted beyond parody. Funny, every time I watch his show, I think he is a pa...
by krynd
Wed Jul 29, 2009 11:24 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28528
Views: 3099242

Re: Rant Thread - The Spates of Wrath

I am, at best. A 28 short. I am, a 16 year old male. So why? WHY? Do you feel the need to make absolutely no clothing that fits me? So many places I'll go to and find the smallest size they makes is a 30 reg. Why on earth can't you clothes manufacturers understand that not every 16 year old is 174c...
by krynd
Wed Jul 29, 2009 4:36 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28528
Views: 3099242

Re: Rant Thread - The Spates of Wrath

SexyTalon, you are officially the most awesome person I've ever met (well, today). Only you could turn a child's childishness into a federal crime.
by krynd
Tue Jul 28, 2009 5:56 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2508033

Re: Confessional Bed - Not just for pillow talk!

zipper-chan wrote:I am down to my second last tea-bag which I am using up right now. I am pretty sure I will go crazy in the time between tea-bags. Lets all hope its a short duration of time.


Hehe. I play too much Halo to not laugh at that. Giggety.
by krynd
Tue Jul 28, 2009 5:52 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28528
Views: 3099242

Re: Rant Thread - The Spates of Wrath

I DO NOT LIKE FIREFOX. I don't want the stupid pop-up cookie whatnots..grrr.... Blasphemy! Everyone likes Firefox or else... . Those that don't are uneducated are M$ droids are sensible people who simply don't like a browser that's gone as far as it has from its roots totally kickass. There are ple...
by krynd
Mon Jul 27, 2009 4:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0615: "Avoidance"
Replies: 75
Views: 14680

Re: "Avoidance" Discussion

Randall's been telling us he's a bastard for years.

http://xkcd.com/51/
http://xkcd.com/53/
http://xkcd.com/120/
http://xkcd.com/121/
http://xkcd.com/148/

I only ran through the first 150 for the sake of brevity.
by krynd
Mon Jul 27, 2009 4:03 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28528
Views: 3099242

Re: Rant Thread - The Spates of Wrath

More than likely, they'll will it away with a sudden about-face, once their profit margins are large enough, and the only reparations will be a "thank you for putting up with us, we'll stop being dicks now, but you still don't get a COL raise, and we may cut your benefits for teh_lulz". Y...
by krynd
Fri Jul 24, 2009 8:21 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Diplomacy Gets Awesome
Replies: 33
Views: 3817

Re: Diplomacy Gets Awesome

I see this degrading down to a childish tantrum that happens to feature nuclear arms.

Perspective, Mrs. Clinton, is very important here. Don't piss off the psychopaths with the nukes. Don't give into them, but don't intentionally piss them off either.
by krynd
Fri Jul 24, 2009 8:17 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28528
Views: 3099242

Re: Rant Thread - The Spates of Wrath

I am tired of feeling like I should be grateful to just be employed. I know the economy sucks right now, but I do a damn good job. I hate that that doesn't seem to matter. There are people at this office who suck and blow at the job in nearly every conceivable way, but they've been here for years s...
by krynd
Fri Jul 24, 2009 6:41 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2508033

Re: Confessional Bed - Not just for pillow talk!

...The idea that human sexuality should be repressed is an idea out of the Dark Ages... FUN FACT!: The Dark Ages were actually pretty relaxed regarding sexuality. Modern prudishness originated in Victorian England (19th century). Fess: I don't have a fess. :o Fun Fact: I was using "an idea out...
by krynd
Fri Jul 24, 2009 5:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0614: "Woodpecker"
Replies: 163
Views: 28196

Re: "Woodpecker" Discussion

Not a cool comic, Randall. A friend of mine was pecked to death by a woodpecker when he was three. After watching the woodpecker peck through his skull with his own beak, I'm certain that a drill (whether corded or cordless) is NOT the solution! Not funny, not cool, not a good comic. Obviously jokin...
by krynd
Thu Jul 23, 2009 8:10 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2508033

Re: Confessional Bed - Not just for pillow talk!

Spoiler'd for length: Might wanna start working on that thesis then, hehe. Confession: I am a jackass who retains his old predjudices. Namely I presume that people whom I consider dressed poorly are bad people. I still find it difficult to remind myself that just because someone chose to wear "...
by krynd
Thu Jul 23, 2009 7:49 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28528
Views: 3099242

Re: Rant Thread - The Spates of Wrath

@krynd: We should hang! People have actually hidden my books, not often as I thought it should have happened, but they still did. part of it was reading in class when I shouldn't. I just got became bored and felt I could learn more from the book! Except in math class...anyways. I'm not such "h...

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