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by Dakun
Thu Apr 16, 2009 4:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20908
Views: 2708908

Re: Postify your facerity

d33p wrote:Eddie is certainly possessed. By me.
Also, yes - the epic 'stache is gone. For now. It shall return by Halloween, when I've committed myself to being Jamie Hyneman from Mythbusters.


'Staches are sweet and all, but i'm going to throw my vote in to say you look better without.
by Dakun
Thu Apr 16, 2009 12:47 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Help Wanted
Replies: 36
Views: 77139

Re: Help Wanted

The department I work in is looking to hire some entry level application developers and/or production support resources. Looking for zero-two years experience, good soft skills, programming foundations in java, cobol, with some SQL or HTML experience. Web development a plus. Northeast USA, CT / west...
by Dakun
Wed Apr 15, 2009 7:25 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: House of Leaves Chain Letter
Replies: 35
Views: 4072

Re: House of Leaves Chain Letter

Oh, and also, this book. Thanks dude. And I really hope that sticker on the front saying "$019.450" doesn't mean you had to spend 19 whole bucks. o.O It took a bit of a beating on the way over, though, I'm not sure how many international voyages one book can survive. International Shippin...
by Dakun
Wed Apr 15, 2009 7:19 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: House of Leaves Chain Letter
Replies: 35
Views: 4072

Re: House of Leaves Chain Letter

Been super busy at work - sorry guys. Updating list.
by Dakun
Wed Apr 15, 2009 7:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20908
Views: 2708908

Re: Postify your facerity

Going back a few pages cause I'm just catching up and she felt ignored: This was my spring break! I went hiking in Palo Duro Canyon with a friend (on the left). That was a fun trip, even including the freak 24-hour blizzard and getting in a car crash the day after on the highway (my friend's car was...
by Dakun
Wed Apr 01, 2009 4:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20908
Views: 2708908

Re: Postify your facerity

boy in stripy pajama shirt, I have a shirt verrrry like that...well, no, rather like that, wait, I'll look see.... spoilered for huuuuuge ok, so not as very as I thought, but still, wouldn't we look cute together? although you look like you're still in your teens, so I'd look rather mrs robinson bu...
by Dakun
Mon Mar 30, 2009 11:21 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Springfield, MA/Pioneer Valley happenings...
Replies: 7
Views: 2819

Re: Springfield, MA/Pioneer Valley happenings...

aleflamedyud wrote:Randall was at the con at Smith College today.


Needs to be notified in advance... lol.
by Dakun
Thu Mar 05, 2009 3:20 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The Logical Fallacy Thread
Replies: 13
Views: 1618

Re: The Logical Fallacy Thread

Not sure if it's a logically falicy - but in regards to Wst answering questions with Yes/No and not expected answer (7pm). I love to answer or questions with Yes. Would you like rice or beans? Yes. if Would you like rice = yes or would you like beans = yes then return true. People really need to get...
by Dakun
Thu Mar 05, 2009 2:43 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20908
Views: 2708908

Re: Postify your facerity

Story behind Pacman: We were promoting one of the student run societies at uni. I'd spent the whole day mending the blue suit. At the end of the day we chased Pacman across uni, only stopping for hugs. And yes, I nearly fell down the stairs. You couldn't move your legs very far and it was so hot in...
by Dakun
Thu Mar 05, 2009 2:40 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What is your favorite acronym?
Replies: 50
Views: 4246

What is your favorite acronym?

And why?

I've always been partial to RADAR but I like saying AFK at work and not having anyone understand.
by Dakun
Thu Feb 26, 2009 7:08 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20908
Views: 2708908

Re: Postify your facerity

Okay so I don't know how I go away from the forum for a day and miss like 3 pages of awesomeness... TheoreticallyKat - As others have said before, and especially w/ pigtails, you look adorable. Moo - Love how curly the tails are! PodBay - You fail at pigtails, but very nice picture non-the-less. Oth...
by Dakun
Wed Feb 25, 2009 5:29 pm UTC
Forum: Comics/Graphic Novels
Topic: The Eternals - Neil Gaiman
Replies: 10
Views: 3344

Re: The Eternals - Neil Gaiman

Has anything been published since the Graphic Novel / Compilation?

~Jamie
by Dakun
Wed Feb 25, 2009 5:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Boy Thread: put a hat on ur butt
Replies: 14353
Views: 1276735

Re: Boy Thread: It's a Boy Thread! ... Sort of

First they were shocked because I 'didn't look Jewish' but then they started telling me about the one other Jew who they had ever heard of (friend of a relative of an ex knew a guy who bought from him (yeah... he was a merchant ... ¡This cheese is burning me!) Ultimate comeback: "Wasn't that J...
by Dakun
Wed Feb 25, 2009 4:25 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Boy Thread: put a hat on ur butt
Replies: 14353
Views: 1276735

Re: Boy Thread: It's a Boy Thread! ... Sort of

I was considering capoeira, but learned that it was rather unsuitable for small, completely out of shape Asian girls. Probably Wing-Chun, Judo or Akido would be best then. Kind of destroys the whole knowing a martial art that's not of Asian origin though. Learn Bataireacht, or Irish Stick Fighting,...
by Dakun
Tue Feb 24, 2009 9:27 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: House of Leaves Chain Letter
Replies: 35
Views: 4072

Re: House of Leaves Chain Letter

mewshi wrote:I honestly don't care. My biggest problem is covering the shipping. Since I'm in college, can I have the person closest to me? XD


Where you from?
by Dakun
Tue Feb 24, 2009 1:12 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Explain your avatar!
Replies: 1628
Views: 136256

Re: Explain your avatar!

it's funny...

I'm a ninja (okay - not a ninja but a black belt in martial arts (Tang Soo Do (Not Ninjitsu))).
I'm a monkey ( okay - not a monkey, but I'm a climber (okay - more rocks than trees, but yeah) and a gymnast (okay not good...)).
I'm an assassin.
by Dakun
Mon Feb 23, 2009 11:56 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Crisis, crisis, what crisis?
Replies: 109
Views: 7766

Re: Crisis, crisis, what crisis?

I have to say if you have a job - recession isn't bad... Cost to buy a house is cheaper. Cost to buy basic items (most food/rent/gas) is cheaper. Cost to buy luxuries is definitely cheaper. Simple supply and demand - less jobs, less money, less demand... have to drop costs so demand comes back up to...
by Dakun
Mon Feb 23, 2009 11:39 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Making the world a weirder place
Replies: 1920
Views: 161718

Re: The Weirdest Thing You Have Done?

I'm always jumping / climbing / walking on things that one normally doesn't. Again - my hobbies are martial arts / gymnastics and rock climbing (When i'm not being a computer nerd or reading that is). So this is just me... practicing :). I tend to behave at work... but sometimes when walking to work...
by Dakun
Fri Feb 20, 2009 5:32 pm UTC
Forum: Comics/Graphic Novels
Topic: The Eternals - Neil Gaiman
Replies: 10
Views: 3344

Re: The Eternals - Neil Gaiman

The 2006 graphic novel (not miniseries I don't think...) also starts with the Celestials returning in Mark Curry's dream at the start... not sure if they are the same thing. Yeah, it's the same thing. Seven part miniseries later collected into a Trade Paperback / Graphic Novel. Ah - the Graphic Nov...
by Dakun
Fri Feb 20, 2009 5:23 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: House of Leaves Chain Letter
Replies: 35
Views: 4072

Re: House of Leaves Chain Letter

I'm definitely in. That book is hard to find! So, when do we start? Also, will there be a deadline for sending it on? I figure it takes a long time for an individual to get through, so some people might be waiting a long time. I edited my post - but we have 2 copies right now (thanks mewshi). I saw...
by Dakun
Fri Feb 20, 2009 5:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I'm so nerdy that I ...
Replies: 1377
Views: 193404

Re: I'm so nerdy that I ...

I volunteer to roll people's coins. Then I sort them by year and get all excited when I find something before 1970. Not nerdy enough to sort them by mint yet. Still missing that 1965 penny... Got a nickel from 1940 today! *glee* Nerdy or obsessive? Hmm - they probably align. I have like 100+ 1976 B...
by Dakun
Fri Feb 20, 2009 5:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20908
Views: 2708908

Re: Postify your facerity

Gojoe wrote:Here is me, with my step mom, when I was in South Beach, Florida.


She looks distinctly younger than you do...
by Dakun
Thu Feb 19, 2009 1:04 pm UTC
Forum: Comics/Graphic Novels
Topic: Recommend me an awesome graphic novel
Replies: 232
Views: 116464

Re: Recommend me an awesome graphic novel

Just finished the Watchman - Loved it. I know it's not good to post just one word, so I won't. But seriously, it's called "Watchmen". No "the" and in plural. There's... more than one. :) Watchmen* But seriously I think I was a bit out of it when I posted that, as I had just fini...
by Dakun
Thu Feb 19, 2009 4:10 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD
Replies: 10916
Views: 2186793

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

Hello everyone, I'm Rheakith, I'm from Toledo, Ohio originally, currently in Columbus for college. I've been reading XKCD comics/fora for about a year now, but just recently decided that I'd like to post here. I'm a pretty boring person usually, but I accept it as the truth. What school? I went to ...
by Dakun
Thu Feb 19, 2009 4:08 am UTC
Forum: Comics/Graphic Novels
Topic: The Eternals - Neil Gaiman
Replies: 10
Views: 3344

Re: The Eternals - Neil Gaiman

The 2006 graphic novel (not miniseries I don't think...) also starts with the Celestials returning in Mark Curry's dream at the start... not sure if they are the same thing, but the whole book was just fantastic in it's art and very entertaining in the storyline. From the introduction to the Graphic...
by Dakun
Thu Feb 19, 2009 12:58 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Cut in their prime
Replies: 87
Views: 10323

Re: Cut in their prime

Anyone see the first few episodes of Valentine this year? Seemed like it could have been going somewhere... maybe needed to be a bit racier ... but Autumn Reeser... /drool, gods?!? Nerdfest.

-Jamie
by Dakun
Thu Feb 19, 2009 12:14 am UTC
Forum: Comics/Graphic Novels
Topic: Recommend me an awesome graphic novel
Replies: 232
Views: 116464

Re: Recommend me an awesome graphic novel

Just finished the Watchman - Loved it.
by Dakun
Wed Feb 18, 2009 11:45 pm UTC
Forum: Comics/Graphic Novels
Topic: The Eternals - Neil Gaiman
Replies: 10
Views: 3344

The Eternals - Neil Gaiman

Has anyone else read this? Read Von Däniken's book Chariots of the Gods on which this is losely based?

Not that I subscribe to this particular origin of life theory - but Chariots is a very interesting concept, and Eternals (a 2006 graphic novel) is Fantastic...

-Jamie
by Dakun
Wed Feb 18, 2009 11:43 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: House of Leaves Chain Letter
Replies: 35
Views: 4072

Re: House of Leaves Chain Letter

Well I definitely don't have 100 posts, but I've been reading XKCD for around a year now. I've looked everywhere around me for a decently cheap copy, but haven't had any luck, so this would be perfect. I see you just joined the forums a few weeks ago - introduce yourself in the thread on the genera...
by Dakun
Wed Feb 18, 2009 11:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20908
Views: 2708908

Re: Postify your facerity

podbaydoor wrote:podbaydoor's current forum crushes (updated 2/18/09):

d33p
Dakun


:-D
Your back/shoulders picture is lovely as well... I'm too lazy to find your post in this thread thou.

-Jamie
by Dakun
Wed Feb 18, 2009 6:36 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20908
Views: 2708908

Re: Postify your facerity

I'm pretty sure that ST's point is not altered by whether you tell someone they should be happy or they should smile. What you don't know is that a lot of women get people telling them to "smile" and funny enough men don't really, and it annoys many people that men tell women to be a way ...
by Dakun
Wed Feb 18, 2009 5:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20908
Views: 2708908

Re: Postify your facerity

SecondTalon wrote:
Dakun wrote:Regardless - Keep smiling.
Fuck that. Smile when you feel like it. Don't when you don't.


If you note - she wasn't even smiling in her picture :) I meant it as a saying - 'Be happy'
by Dakun
Wed Feb 18, 2009 3:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20908
Views: 2708908

Re: Postify your facerity

and someguy...yes, and? I suspect he was implying that you're very beautiful, and has the same problem that most guys have - not understanding how a beautiful lady doesn't realize that herself. Or that everyone needs a compliment / confidence boost once in a while. Regardless - Keep smiling. PS - I...
by Dakun
Wed Feb 18, 2009 4:13 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: House of Leaves Chain Letter
Replies: 35
Views: 4072

House of Leaves Chain Letter

I'm willing to loan my copy of House of Leaves to anyone, anywhere in the world (I calculated shipping to Australia to be like 12.5$ or something, so i don't expect this to be a huge financial burden for me). A couple conditions: 1. You agree to do the same after you finish reading it 2. I'm going t...
by Dakun
Wed Feb 18, 2009 3:49 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Your Internet Consumption
Replies: 27
Views: 2310

Re: Your Internet Consumption

Since I work in IT and usually have google / email / instant messaging / and then on gmail / xkcd / instant messaging at home - I'd suspect like 10-12 hours.

I think you should qualify this - as Work, Gaming, Networking(Messaging/Facebook/Myspace/etc), and just internet surfing...

-Jamie
by Dakun
Wed Feb 18, 2009 3:27 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20908
Views: 2708908

Re: Postify your facerity

sophyturtle wrote:Dakun, I'm not sure I would call that blue steel, but I still approve.


Yeah... epic fail, my friends do it much better, I just look pouty.
by Dakun
Wed Feb 18, 2009 1:57 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I'm so nerdy that I ...
Replies: 1377
Views: 193404

Re: I'm so nerdy that I ...

Just had this conversation with a bunch of new friends, trying to 1-up each other on nerdiness from earlier in our lives: So: Was the raid leader of the 3rd best World of Warcraft Guild in the United States (read - third US guild to clear all content before the first expansion came out). Have beaten...
by Dakun
Wed Feb 18, 2009 1:41 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20908
Views: 2708908

Re: Postify your facerity

@Dakun: Well, you look very handsome and yummy, so pay no attention to your sister. True. From those pictures I would have no idea you were once overweight. Thanks! So one more current one for reference... (doing blue steel ?!?) http://jamesdoheny.com/Images/BlueSteel.jpg and one highschool one (it...
by Dakun
Tue Feb 17, 2009 3:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Standup thief
Replies: 11
Views: 1631

Re: Standup thief

I'm sure "Randle" made it himself, and didn't steal it from your professor. LOL - well I don't believe "Randall" took it from my professor, but I suspect "Randall" didn't just know the entire internet address space use, nor did he ping ~3billion IP addresses to get the...
by Dakun
Tue Feb 17, 2009 1:51 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Standup thief
Replies: 11
Views: 1631

Re: Standup thief

My MIS professor handed out a map of the internet last night - identical to the one from the comic. I didn't know if randle made it or stole it from somewhere else, so I didn't want to make a big deal about it, but I thought it was too similar to have been found anywhere else.

-Dak

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