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by Sebeka2
Fri Sep 26, 2008 4:16 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stuff)?
Replies: 1817
Views: 445603

Re: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stuff)?

I'm on a Jane Austen kick right now.
by Sebeka2
Fri Sep 26, 2008 2:35 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: eating meat
Replies: 1333
Views: 136949

Re: eating meat

For instance, when I eat beef, I know that one cow has been killed for every (approximately) 500 lbs of beef I eat. Now, it takes me a long time to eat 500 lbs of beef. If I choose to eat grass-fed beef, then I can also conclude that the cow's diet is resulting in negligible field mouse death. If I...
by Sebeka2
Fri Sep 05, 2008 11:04 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3136422

Re: Woman thread - NO HOMERS CLUB

I don't want Palin to be VP, but I think she was a brilliant campaign choice.
by Sebeka2
Thu Sep 04, 2008 12:50 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3136422

Re: Woman thread - NO HOMERS CLUB

Cool beans, Jessica! Are you going to go shopping? Re women vs womyn: I prefer the traditional spelling. If I had a problem with the English spellings/pronunciation of men/women, I guess I'd rewrite the thing with gender-neutral references or switch to a language that doesn't do that to write those ...
by Sebeka2
Wed Sep 03, 2008 6:21 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: eating meat
Replies: 1333
Views: 136949

Re: eating meat

It's been my experience that when one eats the foods of a paleolithic diet, one does very well eating less food I can attest to this. Anecdotal evidence blah blah blah, but I switched to a very low carb diet a few years back and have found that when I get all my protein and fat from meat (i.e. none...
by Sebeka2
Mon Sep 01, 2008 12:37 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3136422

Re: Woman thread - NO HOMERS CLUB

If I were told to paint something "bloody", I'd use blue paint and tell folks it's about blood before it's spilt. O hai, we're going to have to take you out the back and shoot you for that one, so if you'll just follow me... POPULAR MISCONCEPTIONS OF SCIENCE: NOT ALLOWED ON XKCD. WHAT ABO...
by Sebeka2
Sat Aug 30, 2008 12:46 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3136422

Re: Woman thread - NO HOMERS CLUB

What's wrong with paint?

If I were told to paint something "bloody", I'd use blue paint and tell folks it's about blood before it's spilt.
by Sebeka2
Mon Aug 25, 2008 11:55 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Florida people
Replies: 231
Views: 54082

Re: Florida people

That would be awesome.
by Sebeka2
Mon Aug 25, 2008 11:29 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Florida people
Replies: 231
Views: 54082

Re: Florida people

@MirrorWing: Sure.
by Sebeka2
Mon Aug 25, 2008 11:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3136422

Re: Woman thread - NO HOMERS CLUB

Ha, don't forget stores like Chico's that size everything super tiny -- where 1 = 8/10, 2 = 12/14, etc (using US sizing).
by Sebeka2
Mon Aug 25, 2008 11:08 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Florida people
Replies: 231
Views: 54082

Re: Florida people

I'm in Melbourne. Let me know when y'all want to do this and I'll try to make it.
by Sebeka2
Tue Aug 19, 2008 1:27 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3136422

Re: Woman thread - NO HOMERS CLUB

The celeb doctors on those breast-surgery tv shows say that saggy means that your nipples are located lower than the line made by taking a string and holding it under your breasts. (Assuming your arms are extended out and your back is straight.) ------------ I started my cycle this week and looking ...
by Sebeka2
Tue Aug 19, 2008 12:37 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Twilight?
Replies: 1018
Views: 146638

Re: Twilight?

I reread Twilight and I am going to disagree about Edward's mindreading ability being spotty. If you're looking for it, there's references everywhere to the ability; not often as a plot device, perhaps, but just about everything Edward does in the book is tinged with mentions. I suppose it's suppose...
by Sebeka2
Thu Aug 14, 2008 10:48 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Twilight?
Replies: 1018
Views: 146638

Re: Twilight?

Spoiler:
Why not? Does marriage render a character unfit to narrate a book or something?
by Sebeka2
Thu Aug 14, 2008 9:58 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Twilight?
Replies: 1018
Views: 146638

Re: Twilight?

The only good thing about book 4 was the threat and subsequent convergience of vampires at Forks. I think Meyer's biggest strength is her ability to pull detailed backstories out of thin air. Even J. Jenks was fun, but I loved the Romanian vamps. The series isn't dead, yet -- or at least I hope...
by Sebeka2
Thu Aug 14, 2008 9:19 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Twilight?
Replies: 1018
Views: 146638

Re: Twilight?

If you have problems with book 1, you're really going to have problems with book 4.
by Sebeka2
Thu Aug 14, 2008 7:44 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: XKCD Book Club -- Suggestions
Replies: 79
Views: 9809

Re: XKCD Book Club -- Suggestions

I'd like to nominate Tigerheart by Peter David . People are calling it a "reimagining" of Peter Pan (the original stories, not the film versions), but it's more like a continuation that rehashes the themes of the original stories in a modern light. It's written by the guy who wrote the off...
by Sebeka2
Wed Aug 13, 2008 5:23 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3136422

Re: Woman thread - NO HOMERS CLUB

Jessica wrote:I need to take a blood test in 2 weeks to make sure my potasiums aren't exploding or something.

What happens when your potasiums explode?
by Sebeka2
Wed Aug 13, 2008 12:15 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: A Softer World xkcd parody
Replies: 101
Views: 11824

Re: A Softer World xkcd parody

Quixotess wrote:Because it's not generally shown the other way around, with a man doing something clever and nerdy with the main result being a woman saying "wow, hott."

It should be. I find it very attractive when someone I'm into takes a clever-geek approach to stuff unexpectedly.
by Sebeka2
Tue Aug 12, 2008 4:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3136422

Re: Woman thread - NO HOMERS CLUB

And nevermind the large number of women who need the birth control for safety and comfort. Sex or no, without hormonal birth control, my little sister's life becomes a terrible cesspit of pain and awful once a month. I'd say it's pretty fucking essential that she get treatment. This. BCP is likewis...
by Sebeka2
Mon Aug 11, 2008 7:12 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3136422

Re: Woman thread - NO HOMERS CLUB

Thanks for the advice :) My doctor just told me to loose some weight-will definitely go join the library and get reading, and then hopefully eating a bit better. Comments like those of your doctor drive me wild. Telling you to lose weight without saying how you're supposed to do that or even if ins...
by Sebeka2
Mon Aug 11, 2008 6:06 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Puppy on taste of two-month old baby: "om nom nom"
Replies: 75
Views: 7737

Re: Puppy on taste of two-month old baby: "om nom nom"

So my question to you is, when a gun goes off and someone gets shot, do we take the gun apart or do we start talking to the gun's owner? I know that dogs aren't exactly the same as guns, but to a certain extent they are when they're puppies and don't know any better and all they're doing is acting ...
by Sebeka2
Fri Aug 08, 2008 6:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3136422

Re: Woman thread - NO HOMERS CLUB

I have no grudge against tipping waiters. They're assured of minimum wage, but as Jessica shows, that's pitiful. I resent having to tip hairdressers, though. Well, not at the Walmart stores that charge under 20 bucks to wash, but definitely at the salons that charge $30 to wash and upwards of $40 to...
by Sebeka2
Fri Aug 08, 2008 6:00 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Puppy on taste of two-month old baby: "om nom nom"
Replies: 75
Views: 7737

Re: Puppy on taste of two-month old baby: "om nom nom"

I wonder what a dog did to you/someone you cared about to make you think so harshly about this sort of thing. My parents owned a dog that was repeatedly beaten as a puppy, shown the faces of black people, but cared for by white people. It was the most gentle and trustworthy dog I've ever interacted...
by Sebeka2
Thu Aug 07, 2008 11:15 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Puppy on taste of two-month old baby: "om nom nom"
Replies: 75
Views: 7737

Re: Puppy on taste of two-month old baby: "om nom nom"

22/7 wrote:Is anyone saying that the dog should simply be returned to the owner? I wasn't aware the prisoners were allowed to have pets.

So what would happen to the dogs, with no owners and a rapsheet?
by Sebeka2
Thu Aug 07, 2008 10:37 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: My school has hit a new low (subject selections)
Replies: 20
Views: 2980

Re: My school has hit a new low (subject selections)

That's parochial high school for you. My solution back in the day was to duel enroll at the local junior college for what the school wouldn't let me take.
by Sebeka2
Thu Aug 07, 2008 10:30 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Academic accomplishments (formerly: I made Honors Geometry!)
Replies: 28
Views: 2697

Re: Academic accomplishments (formerly: I made Honors Geometry!)

I got an e-mail from my Calc I prof that I scored the highest grade in the class. Not so big a deal, considering I'm older than the rest of the students and this was a summer online college course, not an aerospace engineering university one, but calculus is calculus and I believe my A was earned fa...
by Sebeka2
Thu Aug 07, 2008 4:36 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Puppy on taste of two-month old baby: "om nom nom"
Replies: 75
Views: 7737

Re: Puppy on taste of two-month old baby: "om nom nom"

It knows it's killed this small thing that we know is a human but that the dog now associates with a threat that it can/should use teeth against successfully and not related to those larger humans that hold authority over it. A dog that's made this connection is more of a danger to those around it t...
by Sebeka2
Wed Aug 06, 2008 7:54 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Puppy on taste of two-month old baby: "om nom nom"
Replies: 75
Views: 7737

Re: Puppy on taste of two-month old baby: "om nom nom"

I would not call this a case of negligence; it was child endangerment, imb. The baby was in a swing and, if there hadn't been dogs in the house, would have been reasonably safe if left alone for a minute. I remember reading and seeing ads on this subject that emphasized how puppies see a baby as ano...
by Sebeka2
Wed Aug 06, 2008 2:11 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Why you should NEVER talk to the police about a crime
Replies: 16
Views: 2713

Re: Why you should NEVER talk to the police about a crime

Jahoclave wrote:Also, if you're guilty, don't call the hitman from the intended victim's house.

Wouldn't that be, if you plan on being guilty?
by Sebeka2
Tue Aug 05, 2008 7:27 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3136422

Re: Woman thread - NO HOMERS CLUB

@Furkins: You're doing the right thing, I'm so sorry you're having trouble finding a doctor. Some ways I've found doctors in the past: - Do you know any general doctors you like? Or your friends like? If so, call their office and ask them to recommend a GYN who takes new patients. If that fails, cal...
by Sebeka2
Tue Aug 05, 2008 6:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3136422

Re: Woman thread - NO HOMERS CLUB

On friday I went to a stagette. It was fantastic. Best I've been to. We rented a limo, drove to a male and female stripclub in Toronto, got mostly wasted and came home. It was awesome. Bride to be and myself were the only girls there who actually like girls, so we went to the girls side while every...
by Sebeka2
Tue Aug 05, 2008 1:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0457: "Frustration"
Replies: 195
Views: 35561

Re: "Frustration" Discussion

legosaurus wrote:
Sebeka2 wrote:My second thought was to try and see if I couldn't spell XKCD on a 3x3x3. I can't. :(

How's this?

Close enough!
by Sebeka2
Mon Aug 04, 2008 11:21 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Rubik's Cubes
Replies: 52
Views: 11795

Re: Rubik's Cubes

I use the block method for the first two layers and algorithms from the layer method to swap and twist the corners of the 3rd. Someday I'm going to sit down and learn how to that part with the block method, but for now I'm more interested in playing around with "pretty patterns". "Hey...
by Sebeka2
Mon Aug 04, 2008 11:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0457: "Frustration"
Replies: 195
Views: 35561

Re: "Frustration" Discussion

My first thought reading this thread was, "what's so difficult about undoing a bra? I can do it with both hands behind my back."

My second thought was to try and see if I couldn't spell XKCD on a 3x3x3. I can't. :(
by Sebeka2
Mon Aug 04, 2008 10:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3136422

Re: Woman thread - NO HOMERS CLUB

I heard a wolf-whistle for the first time in my life the other day. Outside of Looney-Tunes cartoons, I mean. I was walking out of work alone and some guy in a truck whistled and leaned his head out the window to watch me until he was out of sight. The weird thing is that he was a few thousand feet ...
by Sebeka2
Mon Aug 04, 2008 10:12 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Twilight?
Replies: 1018
Views: 146638

Re: Twilight?

I went to get a copy yesterday, but it's sold out in the whole county.
by Sebeka2
Wed Jul 23, 2008 6:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3136422

Re: Woman thread - NO HOMERS CLUB

How was it sebeka? I shave my legs usually weekly. It's been less lately. It took about an hour. The doctor used a pencil to divide my legs into portions about the size of my hand and used that to keep pace. I felt it more on places with fine hair and thin skin (like ankles and toes) than places wi...
by Sebeka2
Wed Jul 23, 2008 4:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27387
Views: 3136422

Re: Woman thread - NO HOMERS CLUB

Well not every woman need to shave (myself for example) or care to shave, and I don't really believe everything we do is some conspiracy against feminism. I do agree that not every woman needs to shave. I don't. I also agree that not everything we do is a conspiracy against (or for, for that matter...
by Sebeka2
Tue Jul 22, 2008 4:35 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: XKCD Book Club: July -- White Noise
Replies: 16
Views: 2772

Re: XKCD Book Club: July -- White Noise

Skip to the last paragraph for a more positive reading. I tried to like this book, I really did. And so many parts of it read like they'd be great fun if viewed on a movie screne, like the evacuation and initial diagnosis scene. But the narrative as a whole was annoying. Every character was the main...

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