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by Day Tripper
Sun Aug 17, 2008 6:59 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90165
Views: 8920149

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

michaelandjimi wrote:The mole isn't a constant. It's a unit.

Bah, there is no excuse, but it's 3 AM and I get it mixed up with Avogadro's constant.

EDIT: wait, I probably dug myself in deeper with that one. *face palm* ... Oh. Wikipedia has explained.
by Day Tripper
Sun Aug 17, 2008 6:58 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Your favorite website
Replies: 33
Views: 4141

Re: Your favorite website

http://quotation-marks.blogspot.com/

The unnecessary use of quotation marks "is" often amusing. (Depending on what your definition of the word is, is)
by Day Tripper
Sun Aug 17, 2008 6:55 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90165
Views: 8920149

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

Bah, pi gets a disproportionate amount of nerd love (and that pie looks like the trademark of a serial killer). The mole is such an under-appreciated number/constant. No one ever makes internet memes or cute pics about it. I had a teacher who would put clip art of moles - the animal - on every works...
by Day Tripper
Sat Aug 16, 2008 8:27 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90165
Views: 8920149

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

Irrefutable wrote:I tend to always appear offline as i want to limit how many conversations i start. I find it impossible to end conversations...

Seconded. It's more like, I wait until people I want to talk to come online before approaching them. Because most of the time I don't want people approaching me.
by Day Tripper
Sat Aug 16, 2008 5:32 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Questions For The World
Replies: 2216
Views: 445635

Re: Questions For The World

Does milo exist in other countries? Yes! for canadians (mostly toronto), how much snow do you get during the winter? is there permenent snow on the ground, or does it appear and dissapear at will? (I haven't been in canada since the winter of 1998, which was apperently a sucky one). Most of the tim...
by Day Tripper
Fri Aug 15, 2008 8:55 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Questions For The World
Replies: 2216
Views: 445635

Re: Questions For The World

Can someone from Quebec and someone from France understand each other if they're both speaking French? Yes, in most cases. Grammar and everything is the same, but like with UK English and American English there are dialects that might make things difficult. Even Canadian French-speakers who have be...
by Day Tripper
Thu Aug 14, 2008 10:41 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90165
Views: 8920149

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

RT: I think I'm addicted to ventolin, the medicine that stops my asthma attacks, I keep getting small attacks that I could usually put up with, but I use my inhaler anyway. Hm. Well, you might say I'm a chocoholic, but with alcohol. To parpahrase Demetri Martin: People say they're chocoholics, but ...
by Day Tripper
Wed Aug 13, 2008 10:36 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90165
Views: 8920149

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

benjhuey wrote:It's 5:30AM. This was probably a bad idea.

Ditto, even though I have no idea what your bad idea is. I'm even worse off at 6:30 AM ... agh, today will be painful.
by Day Tripper
Wed Aug 13, 2008 10:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0462: "Freemanic Paracusia"
Replies: 122
Views: 30543

Re: "Freemanic Paracusia" Discussion

Munroeic paranoia.png I bet I can make this into a joke of some sort... Munroeic paranoia.png (24.08 KB) Viewed 169 times Awesome. I see this comic has a great future, akin to "That's what she said!" and boomerang. God, I love the endless meme potential of xckd (just in case Randall's rea...
by Day Tripper
Wed Aug 13, 2008 10:01 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90165
Views: 8920149

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

RT: I suddenly realize why everyone abbreviates "Doctor of Philosophy" as Ph. D. - because the alternative is Dr. Phil.

Yes I know the real reason blah blah humour et cetera.
by Day Tripper
Wed Aug 13, 2008 7:33 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90165
Views: 8920149

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

http://www.bythefault.com/2008/08/10/someone-missed-a-science-class/ Oh gosh. *Facepalm.* Thank you for the lolz. Although it may have pushed my brain past its "stupid quota" for the day, seeing as how I just discovered "bandom". Slash fiction of real-life band members ... and y...
by Day Tripper
Wed Aug 13, 2008 7:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0462: "Freemanic Paracusia"
Replies: 122
Views: 30543

Re: "Freemanic Paracusia" Discussion

michaelandjimi wrote:Hmmm...

Awia wrote:Is it weird I sometimes think with Morgan Freeman's voice, not my own?

This was yesterday at 8:37 am, EST. Methinks Randall is looking at the fora again...

I thought of that as soon as I saw the comic. That's pretty cool.

... wait, is he reading this now? We'll never know, will we?
by Day Tripper
Tue Aug 12, 2008 7:39 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90165
Views: 8920149

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

RT: Why does Firefox keep insisting that "okay" is not a word? Does it prefer OK? Yes, apparently it does. Does that make you happy, pedantic virtual master?
by Day Tripper
Mon Aug 11, 2008 11:05 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90165
Views: 8920149

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

Bleh, I just woke up at 7:00 in the evening. What ... the hell ... was that about. And I want Morgan Freeman to narrate my *life*. That would be awesome. Oh, and he should totally make it ironic and describe everything I do in dramatic, documentary style. Except, people would think I was insane for ...
by Day Tripper
Mon Aug 11, 2008 4:37 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90165
Views: 8920149

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

Do you ever get the urge to not sleep even though you know you need to? I feel so alive at night. I love the peacefulness found at night. I think more clearly. I feel like the night is mine to own. And yet, I realize that I need to go to sleep so I can not be dead for work in the morning. Ugh. Take...
by Day Tripper
Mon Aug 11, 2008 3:19 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90165
Views: 8920149

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

Rang the doorbell, no one answered. Meh. I'm too much of a pussy to get into a full blasting war, anyways, so I'll just take shelter under the covers. There was already a thread about this, but fortunately this is the first time it's occurred personally.
by Day Tripper
Mon Aug 11, 2008 12:05 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90165
Views: 8920149

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

AAARGH these two preteen girls in the house behind us have been blasting music outside for the last hour. Loud enough for me to hear "I Kissed a Girl" inside my house. I blasted some Gang of Four to hopefully get them to shut up, but I don't want other angry neighbours coming to me. Fuck. ...
by Day Tripper
Sun Aug 10, 2008 7:12 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90165
Views: 8920149

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

Why do I get the feeling that something in my sig is eventually going to be used against me? *facepalm* Oh well, it helps cut down on the "sir"s.

On topic: Sean Penn was in I Am Sam? I always thought that was Tom Hanks. Day-um.
by Day Tripper
Sun Aug 10, 2008 7:06 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Awesome bands that nobody's heard of
Replies: 551
Views: 99116

Re: Awesome bands that nobody's heard of

Hello Beautiful - A local band that has semi-"made it". I've had Virginia Symphony on pretty high iPod rotation recently. Warning: Combines pop-rock with hip hop. Shield ears if that's not your thing. :wink:
by Day Tripper
Sun Aug 10, 2008 1:35 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Do people like you?
Replies: 26
Views: 2682

Re: Do people like you?

Yeah, I don't choose to spend a lot of time with people that don't like me. So, 100% that way. If you broaden the poll to include people that surround me every day without my choice, it would probably be more like 20%. The rest are disinterested.
by Day Tripper
Sun Aug 10, 2008 12:50 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Is file sharing wrong?
Replies: 75
Views: 6455

Re: Is file sharing wrong?

what iTunes are you using? I burn my iTunes music to CDs for friends on a weekly basis, and have found iTunes native burning sofware much easier to use than any other I've tried for burning music. And I've loaded songs from my Account onto my brothers iPod (And loaded songs fro my cousin's account ...
by Day Tripper
Sat Aug 09, 2008 10:06 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90165
Views: 8920149

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

I've seen like five people use it on their phones at once, just to annoy this one person who was MILES away. unless they had a TOTALLY WRONG one, it's not that bad. No, but if it's played continuously outside a store or something, it's hard to stay there for very long. I know it induces terrible he...
by Day Tripper
Sat Aug 09, 2008 8:26 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90165
Views: 8920149

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

Re: 'teen tones' I've never been subjected to one of these, and until now, did not think they were being used a whole lot. How can they possibly be legal? Isn't this the equivalent of having a loudspeaker that loops "BLACK PEOPLE GO AWAY" all day? I feel that these things are discriminato...
by Day Tripper
Sat Aug 09, 2008 8:19 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Is file sharing wrong?
Replies: 75
Views: 6455

Re: Is file sharing wrong?

Besides the comments that other people have already made about funneling money to the artist rather than the record companies, I'll explain why I do not pay for music (the only thing I torrent). The iTunes price for a song right now is around 99 cents, or ~$13 for an album, which is the same as the ...
by Day Tripper
Thu Aug 07, 2008 1:10 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90165
Views: 8920149

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

I really want to read BReaking Dawn (yes, I am a fan..) and I thought I could wait. But I ended up googling it and wiki had some weird stuff . ... That's got to be a bad edit .... right? I've never even read Twilight, but that sure sounds a hell of a lot different than the romantic teen vampire stu...
by Day Tripper
Wed Aug 06, 2008 8:05 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Interesting Covers
Replies: 249
Views: 26558

Re: Interesting Covers

Well, the first post *did* say bad covers go here, as well. And I think I've found a pretty goddamn awful cover. Prepare to head-desk. "My Generation" - Hilary Duff She changed the lyrics to "hope I don't die before I get old!" ARGH! That's not just covering it badly, that's taki...
by Day Tripper
Tue Aug 05, 2008 11:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90165
Views: 8920149

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

..not much foot.. ^ I think that caused the confusion. :lol: Which would leave me wondering how much foot was lost, and why. It's not exactly routine surgical procedure to leave "most of the foot". RT: What I Like About You has got to be the most overused song in commercials, ever. I just...
by Day Tripper
Tue Aug 05, 2008 9:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Cat survives car engine, deserves caption
Replies: 30
Views: 3104

Re: Cat survives car engine, deserves caption

The bad pun is half the fun.

Spoiler:
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by Day Tripper
Tue Aug 05, 2008 6:03 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90165
Views: 8920149

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

My hobby: Looking up really terrible indie bands on Amazon and Youtube and reading the comments (bizarre form of schadenfreude)
by Day Tripper
Mon Aug 04, 2008 10:22 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: stupidest comment ever
Replies: 339
Views: 33333

Re: stupidest comment ever

Apes are just creatures twisted by Satan to mock Jesus by giving EVILolition credibility. Further more they are naturally lust crazed for human women. Since they are not natural creatures they should be exterminated forthwith as the tools of evil they are. Emphasis mine. Just ... just .... major WT...
by Day Tripper
Mon Aug 04, 2008 3:08 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: stupidest comment ever
Replies: 339
Views: 33333

Re: stupidest comment ever

I feel kinda bad for making fun of the Jesusers, now. They're really easy targets . Not all of this can possibly be serious ...? It literally hurt reading through the comments. Funny and soul-crushing at the same time, that's quite a feat. My favourite... If the Bible is wrong when it tells us it i...
by Day Tripper
Sun Aug 03, 2008 9:42 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: This is sand
Replies: 24
Views: 2463

Re: This is sand

Okay, I tried without "cheating" (just laying the sand down as it fell, mostly because I had no idea how to do otherwise). Spoiler'd because it wouldn't let me submit. http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v169/splark/xkcdsand.jpg What's that, you say? It looks more like \Fcd? Um ... um ... if...
by Day Tripper
Sun Aug 03, 2008 9:29 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90165
Views: 8920149

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

Pandas are pretty nice yeah :) Also: Clickity. I was pretty straight-faced until "Wilmaaaa!". :lol: RT: Okay, so my friend has this very ... vivid mental life (like the 'random impulse' thread). My mention of "Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five" apparently induced some sort ...
by Day Tripper
Sun Aug 03, 2008 7:05 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90165
Views: 8920149

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

Random thought: If I push my big toe down far enough and hold the muscle, it 'jams' and begins to cramp up really painfully . Like pouring acid into your foot sort of cramp. I don't know why the temptation to do so is so strong. Probably because it floods with natural painkillers soon afterward. Ver...
by Day Tripper
Sun Aug 03, 2008 2:59 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Culture me! (AKA Favourite non-English music)
Replies: 87
Views: 8637

Re: Culture me! (AKA Favourite non-English music)

Vox Imperatoris wrote:This came up on Pandora radio (which you should really look up if you don't know about it) and I liked it:

Ce Jeu—Yelle (French)


Yes! (or, oui!) Yelle is great. I also recommend Je veux te voir, another song by her.
by Day Tripper
Sat Aug 02, 2008 9:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90165
Views: 8920149

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

I quite love this comic made from the widget. http://mukuste.x10hosting.com/boomerang/boom06.png http://mukuste.x10hosting.com/boomerang/boom16.png http://mukuste.x10hosting.com/boomerang/boom06.png http://mukuste.x10hosting.com/boomerang/boom05.png
by Day Tripper
Sat Aug 02, 2008 7:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90165
Views: 8920149

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

I see your caramelldansen / kitty, and raise you a bunny flop.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c-igO8exa5A
by Day Tripper
Sat Aug 02, 2008 7:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.
Replies: 4973
Views: 738608

Re: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.

A magazine ad for human growth hormone supplement claimed the following (scan here ): "...If you want to stay on top of your game, physically and mentally as you age, this product is a boon, especially for highly skilled professionals who have made large investments in their education and exper...
by Day Tripper
Sat Aug 02, 2008 6:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Age
Replies: 958
Views: 209820

Re: Age

15 here, but my classmates are 16 and I look 16, so I've always let people assume what they want to. This sucks, on the one hand, because that means I won't be able to drink in college (publicly).

However, it's so awesome having all of life ahead of me. (barring any gruesome accident)
by Day Tripper
Sat Aug 02, 2008 7:21 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: MS Paint Your Favorite Album.
Replies: 80
Views: 15563

Re: MS Paint Your Favorite Album.

That's really great. I used to use pixel art a lot but now I lost all my super MSPaint skills so sigh... ... BTW I'll give anyone who can make a good replication of Green Day's 'Dookie' or Weird Al's first album a cookie! 'Cause they're good but I can't draw that well using MSPaint. Thanks. If I sa...

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