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by pet
Thu Jan 14, 2010 1:34 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Tens of Thousands Feared Dead After Earthquake in Haiti
Replies: 73
Views: 7210

Re: Devastating earthquake destroys most of Haiti's capitol.

Right now I think something like this would be the best thing you could send, only I'm having trouble actually finding how to buy one. There's a donation page where you can give money via PayPal, but I don't think there's any way of knowing if the straws would actually go to Haiti or not. (The Amer...
by pet
Wed Sep 02, 2009 6:39 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2850639

Re: Confessional Bed - Not just for pillow talk!

I just found out my parents are getting divorced.

I thought I'd be happy, or at least relieved.

Confession: I don't feel anything.
by pet
Wed Aug 26, 2009 1:49 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Dutch court case to stop 13 year old's solo yacht trip
Replies: 169
Views: 20152

Re: Dutch court case to stop 13 year old's solo yacht trip

Plus, wouldn't it be illegal if she was on dry land? I don't know the law in Holland, but I'm pretty sure that in the UK I couldn't casually set my 13 year daughter up in her own home and walk out of her life for two years. This. In theory, I don't really have a problem with this, as her parents do...
by pet
Thu Aug 06, 2009 8:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3574194

Re: Rant Thread - The Spates of Wrath

I am soooo glad my shitty retail job never had to deal with any of that.

You know what else is fucked-up and rant-worthy? PEOPLE WHO WRITE IN LIBRARY BOOKS. WHAT THE HELL. DOES NOT BELONG TO YOU.
by pet
Thu Aug 06, 2009 7:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3574194

Re: Rant Thread - The Spates of Wrath

The coupon was emailed to me from Express itself; I've been on their mailing list since my first purchase there about a year ago. I don't really understand at all how the manufacturer/company/coupon relationship works, but since this was a mailing list I joined through the store and a coupon I recei...
by pet
Thu Aug 06, 2009 7:23 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3574194

Re: Rant Thread - The Spates of Wrath

So I bought some jeans at the mall on Saturday. Monday morning, they emailed me a coupon for 20% off any purchase. Monday afternoon, I dragged my ass back to the mall only to be told that they don't do price adjusts. I would have simply returned the jeans and come back later were it not a huge hass...
by pet
Thu Aug 06, 2009 3:18 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3574194

Re: Rant Thread - The Spates of Wrath

So I bought some jeans at the mall on Saturday. Monday morning, they emailed me a coupon for 20% off any purchase. Monday afternoon, I dragged my ass back to the mall only to be told that they don't do price adjusts. I would have simply returned the jeans and come back later were it not a huge hass...
by pet
Thu Aug 06, 2009 3:08 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Reading into Twilight
Replies: 137
Views: 12254

Re: Reading into Twilight

I wouldn't stop an eight year old girl from watching Beauty and the Beast. And Belle and Monsieur Beast's relationship is pretty much Belle and Edward's relationship, is it not? The relationship isn't all that healthy when you look at it from a real-life perspective, but I don't think portraying su...
by pet
Thu Aug 06, 2009 1:00 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3574194

Re: Rant Thread - The Spates of Wrath

So I bought some jeans at the mall on Saturday. Monday morning, they emailed me a coupon for 20% off any purchase. Monday afternoon, I dragged my ass back to the mall only to be told that they don't do price adjusts. I would have simply returned the jeans and come back later were it not a huge hassl...
by pet
Wed Aug 05, 2009 10:16 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Online GLBTQ High School in Minnesota Could Launch
Replies: 159
Views: 10572

Re: Online GLBTQ High School in Minnesota Could Launch

I'm a bit conflicted on this issue, honestly. I'm well aware of the hell that mainstream high school can be for LGBT students, and I can certainly understand wanting to get them the hell out of such a hostile learning environment. This online school seems like a pretty decent alternative to being da...
by pet
Mon Aug 03, 2009 7:58 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: GLAAD Fights homophobia in online communities like WoW
Replies: 507
Views: 43918

Re: GLAAD Fights homophobia in online communities like WoW

"and that kid who can't shoot a basket is gay" is actually a directly homosexually related insult, since it does directly suggest gays can't play basketball well. Noes, I wasn't thinking of gay people at all when I said that about that kid! I just meant he was stupid and dumb and bad at b...
by pet
Mon Aug 03, 2009 4:10 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: GLAAD Fights homophobia in online communities like WoW
Replies: 507
Views: 43918

Re: GLAAD Fights homophobia in online communities like WoW

My argument is that I don't believe there's a causal link between the use of a term in an unrelated way and real results.... Really? Imagine a little boy who constantly hears that ugly shoes are gay, and that kid who can't shoot a basket is gay, and malfunctioning cell phones are gay. What happens ...
by pet
Wed Jul 29, 2009 6:01 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2850639

Re: Confessional Bed - Not just for pillow talk!

Earlier today (in a conversation about adoption) my father told me he believes homosexuality is a mental disorder. I knew that he was uncomfortable with gay people but I didn't realize he actually thought that. Confession: I feel like I should be angry at him but instead I'm just sad because I love ...
by pet
Thu Apr 30, 2009 5:08 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2850639

Re: Confessional Bed - Not just for pillow talk!

Found out my dad had an affair. He went on one of those cheating websites and my mom found out over Facebook two weeks ago. The worst part is I want to talk to him, but I don't want him to know that she told me (inadvertently, while drunk, but still), because I'm scared that will make him more mad a...
by pet
Tue Apr 21, 2009 3:53 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Anti-gay organization is called 2M4M. (hilarious).
Replies: 53
Views: 7618

Re: Anti-gay organization is called 2M4M. (hilarious).

Methinks thou dost protest too much. Methinks thou meant "doth". Which I present as a point of information so that you may educate yourself on this matter, even though it has no relevance to the topic at hand, so that others may better see how simple-minded and ignorant you are on simple ...
by pet
Sun Sep 28, 2008 6:16 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2850639

Re: Post yo' fess - Sponsored by the NBA

I thought there was a chance I'd finally get kissed tonight. I was mistaken.

Confession: I'm clinging to the delusion that something could have happened if my roommate hadn't come home.
by pet
Sat Aug 16, 2008 5:35 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: College
Replies: 33
Views: 3611

Re: College

Meteorswarm wrote:Never walk or eat alone when you can. It's much better to go with somebody, even if you just met.\


And if you can't find anybody, an iPod and a book, respectively, are excellent things to have on you.
by pet
Wed Aug 06, 2008 6:11 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 9 Year Old Arguing with Mom
Replies: 44
Views: 5816

Re: 9 Year Old Arguing with Mom

This is exactly what it sounds like when my 16-year-old bipolar brother fights with my mom. Right down to the interrupted countdowns and cries of "Bring me chocolate milk a Monster, bitch, while I continue playing this game I'm not going to turn down!" Seriously, watching that thing brough...
by pet
Sat Jul 26, 2008 5:38 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Mnemonics you love
Replies: 187
Views: 89612

Re: Mnemonics you love

For remembering the order of sharps & flats in musical scales: Sharps: "Father Charles Goes Down And Ends Battle" (FCGDAEB) Flats: "Battle Ends And Down Goes Charles' Father" (BEADGCF) Sharps: Fat Cats Go Down Alleys Eating Bugs! Flats: BEAD GCF ... ? Yeah, I never learned a...
by pet
Fri Jul 25, 2008 2:53 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Dark Knight/morals [spoilers]
Replies: 129
Views: 10838

Re: The Dark Knight/morals [spoilers]

I am tempted to say that I would simply let the clock run out on accounts of not wanting to be responsible for that decision. It's a cowardly thing to do, but I think in this situation, I would find myself a coward. As would I. Forget society's repercussions - I would not be able to live with mysel...
by pet
Fri Jul 25, 2008 2:34 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: PSAT
Replies: 13
Views: 1670

Re: PSAT

The way it happened at my school was that you didn't apply for National Merit right away. We all (well, most of us) took the PSAT during the late fall of sophomore year, and sometime later - either that next spring or fall - Semi-Finalists and Commended students (I myself was Commended, which is bas...
by pet
Tue Jul 22, 2008 4:21 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Little editing/grammar mistakes that drive you up the wall
Replies: 784
Views: 111774

Re: Little editing/grammar mistakes that drive you up the wall

A comma originally just meant anywhere you'd naturally pause - it's only later on that people started making up rules for where to put them. Fair enough. But now that we're all civilized and have such rules, it'd be nice to see them not so flagrantly abused. Sentences can also be ambiguous without ...
by pet
Wed Jul 02, 2008 6:42 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2850639

Re: Post yo' fess - Sponsored by the NRA

Confession: I'm an awful, horrible, self-absorbed person. If someone tells me about the problems they have with their family, I immediately begin mentally listing all of the ways in which my situation is worse. I do this. Though lately my situation hasn't been all that bad, actually. I hope yours g...
by pet
Mon Jun 23, 2008 6:38 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I want a Shirt that says....
Replies: 76
Views: 7127

Re: I want a Shirt that says....

"Drink water or DIE" - something I saw posted above the free water booth at the state fair years ago. I've wanted it on a shirt ever since.

And I've always, always wanted a shirt with a giant interrobang on the front.
by pet
Sun Jun 22, 2008 3:53 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2850639

Re: Confessional Thread - We know all your secrets...

I'm totally with Fossa on this one. Of course, had I been in that situation I probably would have stormed in screaming first (I HATE the smell of any smoke, and would be livid if it infiltrated my living space), but I don't think calling the cops was at all out of line. Confession: I would give anyt...
by pet
Tue Jun 17, 2008 4:34 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: F-bomb in PG-13 Movies
Replies: 56
Views: 11237

Re: F-bomb in PG-13 Movies

I remember hearing on some director commentary (I think it may have been for Saved!) the rule about getting one nonsexual use of "fuck" in a PG-13 movie, but then a few months later, I saw Rent, which has two. Those two, however, are in the context of a song, so I'm not sure if that made a...
by pet
Wed Jun 11, 2008 5:04 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2850639

Re: Confessional Thread - A black hole of emu

Speaking of wisdom teeth, I must confess that I'm scared to have mine out, which is why I haven't yet. Mine grew in about three years ago, and my dentist told me that since I have room for them, there's no reason to have them taken out. Which sounds awesome, except for the fact that I keep getting c...
by pet
Tue Jun 10, 2008 3:47 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Little editing/grammar mistakes that drive you up the wall
Replies: 784
Views: 111774

Re: Little editing/grammar mistakes that drive you up the wall

I can't tell whether you're being serious, this post and my earlier one both contain comma splices. D'oh! I get it now; it's the use of a comma where there should be a semicolon. Yep, but the examples you offered earlier, while not true comma splices, are also excruciatingly annoying to me. I find ...
by pet
Mon Jun 09, 2008 7:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Uh-oh. It's a Youtube party and you're up next. What do you show 'em?
Replies: 2151
Views: 748284

Re: Something on Youtube

This guy is so many levels of cool. Hey, everybody! Go, watch that video! Do it! It's absolutely fantastic! I know it's long (1 hour 16 minutes aprox.) but there are hell of a bunch of good leassons to be learned from that video. This guy is so awesome, this video will be really good for you. Go! W...
by pet
Thu Jun 05, 2008 4:38 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2850639

Re: Confessional Thread - A black hole of emu

Confession: I feel like a superficial twit for caring so much about something so trivial. But I do care... very much. Bad thing? I don't know. Maybe it's not the best thing, but it's understandable. I never got asked to a single dance ever, and as a result I never WENT to any dances. Until my senio...
by pet
Sun Jun 01, 2008 3:51 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2850639

Re: Confessional Thread - A black hole of emu

They are one of the only bands I can think of where their fans aren't forced to say "Their early stuff was so much better." [/b] Really? Because I've been saying that since X&Y was released. I didn't enjoy a single song off that album, but I still love Parachutes and A Rush of Blood t...
by pet
Sun May 25, 2008 6:39 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2850639

Re: Confessional Thread - A black hole of emu

Pretty soon, I'll be the only one here who hasn't seen it. I haven't seen it either! My baby brother is the light of my life and I love him to death. He has Down's syndrome. Confession: I am so grateful that he has Down's and not autism, because if he were autistic he would probably never fling his...
by pet
Sun May 25, 2008 2:22 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2850639

Re: Confessional Thread - A black hole of emu

Confession: I just did 45 minutes of WiiFit and I am WIPED OUT, which makes me feel kind of pathetic. I am in sad, sad shape. I don't feel too awful, though, since I did work 8 hours on my feet earlier today. Let's see how tomorrow goes.
by pet
Wed May 21, 2008 6:52 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2850639

Re: Confessional Thread - A black hole of emu

I can almost guarantee you're prettier than you give yourself credit for. Maybe he's just happy you've surrounded yourself with people who he thinks will be a positive influence on you? I'm really not. Even my friends, who like me and try to be nice to me, don't dispute this. But thanks. In a sense...
by pet
Wed May 21, 2008 4:33 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2850639

Re: Confessional Thread - A black hole of emu

Confession: I recently realized that my dad likes my friends because he wishes I were pretty and skinny and hard-working and athletic like them. I wish I hadn't.

Confession the second: I wish I were more like them too.
by pet
Mon May 19, 2008 1:35 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2850639

Re: Confessional Thread - A black hole of emu

Torvaun wrote:That's right, you're a vile person completely undeserving of love and affection. And you're ugly.

Alternately, all preceding statements are false. Pick one.


Well, if it comes to that, I AM ugly.
by pet
Sun May 18, 2008 6:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2850639

Re: Confessional Thread - A black hole of emu

:D Congratulations! I know what you mean- the first time I said it out loud, I was on the ceiling for 4 days. Great feeling. Thanks! Incidentally, I was coming out as a bisexual as well. Confession: I no longer feel that great as I've been plagued by the feeling that coming out was pointless since ...
by pet
Sun May 18, 2008 6:28 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2850639

Re: Confessional Thread - A black hole of emu

Confession: I just a few hours ago came out to my best friend and I. feel. AMAZING. Just actually telling someone out loud was cathartic.
by pet
Thu May 08, 2008 1:59 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Stupid School Policies
Replies: 177
Views: 17247

Re: Stupid School Policies

7.) 10 absence limit - absent 10 times for ANY reason to a class besides school activity and you're drop-failed from the class. That includes illness, people. While the rest of the items on your list did indeed suck (book banning especially), I don't think that absence policy is that unreasonable. ...
by pet
Tue Apr 15, 2008 4:42 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: 30 Rack
Replies: 26
Views: 3824

Re: 30 Rock

Now if I could only find out whether It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia is coming back for another season... Look no further: it is! [I can't remember when the fourth season will be airing, but rest assured that it is coming.] That said, 30 Rock is currently my favorite show. [And I thought "MI...

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