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by zaqwithaq
Fri Aug 14, 2009 6:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0623: "Oregon"
Replies: 141
Views: 42515

Re: "Oregon" Discussion

i must post just to say get out of my...body?
we're on a family vacation to Oregon and last week during music camp, we had daily skits parodying the Oregon Trail.
by zaqwithaq
Sun Jul 12, 2009 12:40 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Geocaching
Replies: 48
Views: 8558

Re: Geocaching

Letterboxing is a similar activity but with less gps more hints and clues...and they tend to give you stamps...
i've only been a few times, but it was fun.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Letterboxing
by zaqwithaq
Fri Jul 10, 2009 6:35 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: How many different types of music do you listen to?
Replies: 85
Views: 9875

Re: How many different types of music do you listen to?

Hey, could suggest anything good with string instruments? \ Joe Venuti Jazz Violin. Yes. Back on topic: I like jazz...not so much new jazz or smooth jazz, a lot of the classic standards and stuff...and then bebop...and 3rd wave ska...and then what ever else happens to pop up. (recently a lot of emi...
by zaqwithaq
Thu Jul 09, 2009 6:11 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 3030464

Re: Postify your facerity

Taken at some club get together. Those glasses on the hat are not mine.
by zaqwithaq
Mon Jul 06, 2009 6:06 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What do you play?
Replies: 274
Views: 36572

Re: What do you play?

Sax. all of them. well...the normalish ones...Sop Alto Tenor and Bari.
still trying to get some kinda ska band or jazz combo or sax quartet together...
marching band will have to hold me over till second semester's concert band.
i will be ATTEMPTING to learn flute this summer.
by zaqwithaq
Sun Jul 05, 2009 11:02 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Yearbooks
Replies: 36
Views: 3314

Re: Yearbooks

Our Yearbook staff had a few pranks in it. including but possibly not limited to: photoshoping people's pictures, (a male swimmer recieved a breast augmentation.) Adding Hidden messages (along the lines of: i want your mom in bed haha balls. lolz!!1one!) to changing someone's name (VonSchelfenhausen...
by zaqwithaq
Sun Jul 05, 2009 6:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Compiling Wisdom
Replies: 48
Views: 4131

Re: Compiling Wisdom

Play the cheapest reeds, cause they all suck.
-stan getz (debatable)
by zaqwithaq
Fri Jun 26, 2009 6:47 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: So I have this here one subject notebook...
Replies: 30
Views: 3047

Re: So I have this here one subject notebook...

here's what you do:
sit down for 5 minutes and stare at a wall. or a blank sheet of paper
write down everything you think.
its crazy whats in your head.
by zaqwithaq
Fri Jun 26, 2009 3:43 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Explain your avatar!
Replies: 1628
Views: 151480

Re: Explain your avatar!

mine is a flat. and then another flat. I liked it 'cause it looked as if it was the blueprints or such to said flat.

this entire idea is kind of odd considering i personally prefer sharps.

</musicnerdom>
by zaqwithaq
Mon Jun 15, 2009 5:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0597: "Addiction"
Replies: 122
Views: 20849

Re: "Addiction" Discussion

out of curiosity, is there a NAME for this magic high pitched sound?
i actually like it...
google tends to return a lot on faulty computers.

electrical wires? echos? now i need to know....

edit:
internet says Tinnitus a problem with the inner ear.
i blame the trumpets who stood behind me last year.
by zaqwithaq
Sat Jun 06, 2009 6:25 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Google Trends
Replies: 158
Views: 17082

Re: Google Trends

not sure if this is the right place to put this, but I plotted the # of hits vrs the number of U's in the word FUCK when put into google. it ended up looking like exponential decay up till about 20 U's. just shows no matter how many U's you put in, somebody's done it before (I left of 1 U because it...
by zaqwithaq
Sat Jun 06, 2009 6:00 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Comical mistakes in your homework.
Replies: 144
Views: 17278

Re: Comical mistakes in your homework.

I apparently REALLY suck at chem lab write ups...
i've ended up with 3035% error. and i've also ended up with like .5% of the amount of the product we were supposed to make.

i've haven't broken a beaker this year though...that's gotta count for something....
by zaqwithaq
Fri Jun 05, 2009 3:04 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What made you feel incredibly stupid?
Replies: 551
Views: 63058

Re: What made you feel incredibly stupid?

*I often walk away forgetting my change when i pay for something...
*the point when i realized you drink DIET soda when you are on a DIET....duh... (3rd grade)
*very is not spelled with an "A" (5th grade)
^the fact that my friend doesn't let me live this down
by zaqwithaq
Tue Jun 02, 2009 4:29 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Odd (Yet Meaningful) Essay Topics
Replies: 71
Views: 6598

Re: Odd (Yet Meaningful) Essay Topics

We were once assigned to do an essay based off of a biography or autobiography. I chose Steven Colbert's I am America and so Can You!
i got an 86
by zaqwithaq
Thu May 28, 2009 4:32 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Nicknames
Replies: 162
Views: 14596

Re: Nicknames

I'm Zachary
from elementry school up i spelt it Zac.
When people told me I couldn't do that and my only options were Zach or Zack i started to spell it Zaq
I now get called Zaq, Q (i own a shirt with a giant Q on it...), and Zaqwithaq.
I am very proud that i started this and it stuck.
by zaqwithaq
Tue May 26, 2009 4:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0588: "Pep Rally"
Replies: 184
Views: 35402

Re: "Pep Rally" Discussion

We'd have Pep rallies...which were mostly skits before our big crosstown rivalry game...which we always lost.... the rallies tended to suck. mostly lame stuff.... but then we had <insert name of crosstown school here> Week. Dress up days, school spirit themed newspaper and broadcast, and LOTS of pos...
by zaqwithaq
Mon May 25, 2009 1:06 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Fighting an addiction....to 4chan
Replies: 30
Views: 6563

Re: Fighting an addiction....to 4chan

Share stories about your addiction, get support, or just write memes in all caps...just felt like sharing. I find it odd that you share hope about getting away from /b/, yet your avatar nothing but a b. If I were you, I'd change it to a reverse b or something :P. but...its a bunch of flat signs...f...
by zaqwithaq
Sun May 24, 2009 6:33 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Fighting an addiction....to 4chan
Replies: 30
Views: 6563

Fighting an addiction....to 4chan

A /b/tard and I were talking at school and /b/ came up (inb4 rule 1 and 2) and we started to reminisce about how much better life was before it. So we made a pact to quit together, I'm now 4 weeks sober from 4chan coming from using it every day for about an hour. unfortunately, what has been seen ca...
by zaqwithaq
Sat May 23, 2009 6:19 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions
Replies: 4059
Views: 371004

Re: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions

There is only one type of jazz...and just because people hear cheesy ambient easy listening stuff, they think all jazz is crap. PICK UP SOME ELLINGTON FOR GOD'S SAKES!!!
by zaqwithaq
Sat May 23, 2009 5:07 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Movie Theatre Etiquette
Replies: 101
Views: 10620

Re: Movie Theatre Etiquette

I usually go with some friends and we are most likely those annoying teenagers everyone complains about... I don't text durring the show, but I have friends who do...I find it as annoying as everyone else. And we crack jokes to each other (Vin Diesel just got shot and didn't even flinch...LOL), but ...
by zaqwithaq
Wed May 13, 2009 4:48 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How xkcd changed my life
Replies: 54
Views: 5176

Re: The ways xkcd has influenced you

http://xkcd.com/513/ got me to ask out the girl i liked...

that didn't end up so well...but at least i'm better off then the dude in the comic...i think
by zaqwithaq
Wed May 13, 2009 4:43 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Time left after AP exams
Replies: 31
Views: 3057

Re: Time left after AP exams

In Music Theory we're going to an opera and lunch with the Theater Kids (our Theory teacher also teaches theater...we think...)
he has also hinted at a secret project...most likely write out a song and find some band kids to play it for you...
by zaqwithaq
Wed May 13, 2009 4:38 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Pizza Thread!
Replies: 139
Views: 15224

Re: Pizza Thread!

one word. Pesto.

the best pizza i had was on some pre-made dough from a little Italian shop down the street, some homemade pesto, mozzarella, again from the little store, and some zucchini...DELICIOUS!
by zaqwithaq
Wed May 13, 2009 1:21 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Real that's what she said moment in school
Replies: 132
Views: 14908

Re: Real that's what she said moment in school

Our band director was trying to teach a class of 150 to work zip ties to fix tags to our instruments for a trip. (who doesn't know how to work a zip tie?) "So you take this little thing right here and you put it in, but you can't go this way, you have to go from the behind." this is some 6...
by zaqwithaq
Tue May 12, 2009 12:30 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: favorite love song
Replies: 45
Views: 5693

Re: favorite love song

A Kiss to Build a Dream On - Louis Armstrong

My Grandpa got me a CD of random jazz tunes and this was on it...

my first Jazz CD, My first love song, and the song that I decided i'd have the band play as I get ready to propose.
by zaqwithaq
Sat May 02, 2009 6:58 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Chemistry Demonstrations
Replies: 56
Views: 6159

Re: Chemistry Demonstrations

I saw an instruction manual on making aerogel before

http://hackaday.com/2008/03/23/make-your-own-aerogel/

then you could do a demonstration like this:

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by zaqwithaq
Sun Apr 19, 2009 2:30 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I've become boring - What's your hobby?
Replies: 62
Views: 6705

Re: I've become boring - What's your hobby?

I used to go letterboxing, not a lot, but it was really fun.
north america
highly recommended, its like treasure hunting

or take up an instrument. take private lessons on weekends, practice on weekdays, after a while, join a community band.
by zaqwithaq
Sun Sep 28, 2008 10:01 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Making the world a weirder place
Replies: 1920
Views: 177252

Re: Making the world a weirder place

I've started writing down everything i'm thinking on a page of paper at night.

I show the weirder ones to friends..... if you do it for long enough your bound to get a lot of weird stuff.
by zaqwithaq
Fri Sep 12, 2008 3:13 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Regrets of Applied highschool Science
Replies: 9
Views: 1667

Re: Regrets of Applied highschool Science

I've got what i think to be a simmilar problem....I want into AP psych....except i hate history and it turns out I need to take AP US history the year before to get in....with AP English and an AP science Next year (along with 3.5 hour practices after school with band) i don't know if I'mma be able ...
by zaqwithaq
Thu Sep 11, 2008 12:16 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Think Before Naming Your Child
Replies: 1622
Views: 348396

Re: Think Before Naming Your Child

I feel so bad for my 7th grade Science teacher (almost he wasn't that great of a teacher): Richard Cox yes.....Dick Cox and i'm Zachary but you can't spell it Zach cause thats not where the syllables break and theres no k so i spelled it Zac and people told me thats not how to spell it....so now i'm...
by zaqwithaq
Tue Sep 02, 2008 3:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0438: "Internet Argument"
Replies: 118
Views: 41710

Re: Internet Argument Discussion

Besides agreeing that it is easier to bash someone over the internets, I honestly came here to ask this:....was i the only one that thought shell silverstien when i saw this... the kids books not the other stuff, seriously Missing Piece was one of my favorite books......ever i might even say..... I ...
by zaqwithaq
Sun Aug 24, 2008 6:45 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: AP Music Theory
Replies: 3
Views: 868

AP Music Theory

So I've been given the opportunity to take Music Theory this year, From what I've gathered from seinors in the band, Music Theory's cake, but you can test in to AP music theory your second week or something.... EXCEPT: The teacher for Ap music theory Sucks and the test is next to impossible, This is...
by zaqwithaq
Sat Aug 16, 2008 5:48 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Life
Replies: 38
Views: 3576

Re: Life

This is a profile of a friend of mine from facebook About Me: Me? I am but an assimilation of carbon molecules into a functioning consumer. I have no physical need past that of fuel for my ever working cells. I need mental stimulation, after all, intelligence is just the building of connections thro...
by zaqwithaq
Sat Aug 16, 2008 4:21 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Childhood (not so) crackpot theories
Replies: 435
Views: 77787

Re: Childhood crackpot theories

I remember in 2nd grade thinking: if we could run a generator with the energy it put off we could have infinite energy...and then I remember asking which metals didn't conduct electricity...since none of them didn't, i decided we should encase this amazing machine in clay.... also i came up with the...
by zaqwithaq
Mon Jul 14, 2008 4:42 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Let's ruin songs with knowledge!
Replies: 782
Views: 67346

Re: Let's ruin songs with knowledge!

as opposed to reading 17 pages of forum postings i just did a quick search and I know its Futurama but...

Wouldn't a solid gold fiddle weigh hundreds of pounds and sound crummy?
by zaqwithaq
Mon Jul 14, 2008 4:32 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: The Xkcd Superelite Marching Band/Drum Corps
Replies: 67
Views: 13289

Re: The Xkcd Superelite Marching Band/Drum Corps

I'm currently in High school marching band...going in to sophomore year... Playing Tenor sax (I have this goal in life to play at least once Every type of sax from soprillo to subcontra bass (so far hit soprano and alto)) Anyway we compete in WBA...were good I guess top 4A and were going 5A... I was...
by zaqwithaq
Sat Jun 28, 2008 2:31 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: "xkcd Loves the Discovery Channel" Video
Replies: 78
Views: 20311

Re: "xkcd Loves the Discovery Channel" Video

Seeing as how the music is already up my point is moot but.... just in case any one thinks this is actually a good Idea: For all the bandos out there.....we could send out some short of sheet music and have each person record at a defined bpm and overlay the tracks on to one another using some simpl...
by zaqwithaq
Thu Jun 26, 2008 8:42 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Annoying words, and Words You Hate
Replies: 1990
Views: 485799

Re: Annoying words, and Words You Hate

automatically wouldn't be a problem, in fact I don't even appreciate the language enough to care that much but my 1 friend that I see misuses it constantly! "wow i automatically won that game" "no Eoin you won that game quickly or easily NOT AUTOMATICALLY!" and another one of my ...
by zaqwithaq
Fri Jun 20, 2008 9:43 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Public "art" I/my friends do
Replies: 8
Views: 2146

Re: Public "art" I/my friends do

One of my punker friends...not that I have a lot... not that anythings wrong with punkers.... any way he put up flyers that said things like "Lost: Jesus H. Christ visit myspace.com/joesgrage", "Found Buddah please call xxx-xxx-xxxx for more info" and they set up some phone lines...
by zaqwithaq
Fri Jun 20, 2008 2:14 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Amusing answers to tests
Replies: 393
Views: 60697

Re: Amusing answers to tests

Here's another foreign language weird multiple choice question
(In Spanish 1)
Que Comes para cena
(what do you eat for dinner)
A. Los Cereales (cereal)
B. Los Huevos (eggs)
C. Arroz con pollo (rice with chicken, a dish our book seems to really enjoy
D. Las Hermanas (Sisters WTF????)

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