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by Weeks
Sun Jul 08, 2018 5:46 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Fleeting Thoughts: Movie and TV Shows
Replies: 96
Views: 10016

Re: Fleeting Thoughts: Movie and TV Shows

natraj wrote:why do you have this weird fetish for posting links without actually letting anyone know what you're posting ABOUT?
lmao
by Weeks
Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: World Cup 2018!
Replies: 19
Views: 1224

Re: World Cup 2018!

I want Croatia to whoop England's arse. Also Brazil is a team of clowns and thus should be balleeted by France or Uruguay (or even Belgium I guess), though preferably Uruguay.
by Weeks
Mon May 07, 2018 4:41 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Review my Paper
Replies: 4
Views: 1306

Re: Review my Paper

doogly wrote:Could you clearly state the ends to which you are posting this?
I will readily admit that the presentation of my post is very bad and my conclusion is basically non-exist. I was really rushing to submit the post on time.
by Weeks
Mon May 07, 2018 4:39 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Review my Paper
Replies: 4
Views: 1306

Re: Review my Paper

I think your paper sucks, OP.
by Weeks
Sat May 05, 2018 6:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1989: "IMHO"
Replies: 111
Views: 10648

Re: 1989: "IMHO"

I have not heard anyone ever pronouncing it like "jay-feg"
by Weeks
Fri May 04, 2018 10:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1989: "IMHO"
Replies: 111
Views: 10648

Re: 1989: "IMHO"

It seems to have a connotation in certain places of "this email was not meant to be answered by you/it is not urgent that you obtain this information, but please read it anyway"

edit: ninja'd
by Weeks
Fri May 04, 2018 10:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1989: "IMHO"
Replies: 111
Views: 10648

Re: 1989: "IMHO"

pareidolon wrote:How do all of you pronounce GNU?
silent g, like lasagna and Lil' Wayne.
by Weeks
Fri May 04, 2018 10:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1989: "IMHO"
Replies: 111
Views: 10648

Re: 1989: "IMHO"

da Doctah wrote:On abbreviations, how many damn fools think "cc:" stands for "courtesy copy"?
unaware as of now of anyone who doesn't either think of it as "carbon copy" or "I don't know, additional receivers? I guess?"
by Weeks
Fri May 04, 2018 4:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1989: "IMHO"
Replies: 111
Views: 10648

Re: 1989: "IMHO"

"Gif" is pronounced that way by truncation of the word "gift"
by Weeks
Sun Apr 29, 2018 8:22 pm UTC
Forum: Fictional Science
Topic: Self-Contained Pure Fiction about the Fine Structure Constant
Replies: 11
Views: 2103

Re: Self-Contained Pure Fiction about the Fine Structure Constant

PrOvE iT ChUmPs *spongebob chicken*
by Weeks
Wed Apr 25, 2018 6:29 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Avengers: Infinity War
Replies: 129
Views: 8455

Re: Avengers: Infinity War

Going on Saturday I believe. I imagine it will be entirely predictable but fun and also slightly forgettable.
by Weeks
Wed Apr 25, 2018 5:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1984: "Misinterpretation"
Replies: 45
Views: 8157

Re: 1984: "Misinterpretation"

Randall isn't saying there are no situations where the speaker isn't the one at fault for being mis interpreted. I think you used the correct number, but wow that's a lot of embedded negations in one sentence. I'm not sure it wouldn't be impossible to make the point without refusing to avoid using ...
by Weeks
Tue Apr 24, 2018 11:13 pm UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: Desirable Coding Skills
Replies: 13
Views: 1693

Re: Desirable Coding Skills

Mark_Cangila wrote:I haven't talked to any teachers. I don't have a computer science teacher at school. I will next year though, so I probably will ask then.
What about math teachers? You said you love math.

Have you looked into what comes next, like Calculus?
by Weeks
Tue Apr 24, 2018 9:40 pm UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: Desirable Coding Skills
Replies: 13
Views: 1693

Re: Desirable Coding Skills

Have you spoken with any teachers about this? If so, what did they say?

Mark_Cangila wrote:Sorry for the late response. I thought that all replies on this forum were notifications
It only notifies you if you are quoted, like so.
by Weeks
Tue Apr 24, 2018 5:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1984: "Misinterpretation"
Replies: 45
Views: 8157

Re: 1984: "Misinterpretation"

YTPrenewed wrote:Is there any one-word equivalent of "either misinterpreted or misrepresented" that doesn't imply any assumptions about which it was?
Yes the word is "miscommunication"
by Weeks
Fri Apr 20, 2018 7:02 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6248
Views: 903620

Re: Police misbehavior thread

These black men and their menacing outfits...so scary you know!!
by Weeks
Fri Apr 20, 2018 6:26 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6248
Views: 903620

Re: Police misbehavior thread

bantler wrote:punker, metal-head, skin-head, black-panther, thug etc.
by Weeks
Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:40 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Justifying the Death Penelty
Replies: 54
Views: 6381

Re: Justifying the Death Penelty

Mutex wrote:I can't wait for j_s's next one sentence retort to the many major problems with his argument people have pointed out.
My responses have not been of only one sentence every time. Brevity is not morally wrong. QED
by Weeks
Fri Apr 06, 2018 7:57 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Dragonball Super
Replies: 1
Views: 937

Re: Dragonball Super

I haven't watched the very last episode yet, but I've liked it so far. Beerus is cool.
by Weeks
Tue Apr 03, 2018 8:49 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 3996
Views: 513196

Re: The Darker Side of the News

by Weeks
Tue Apr 03, 2018 7:08 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 3996
Views: 513196

Re: The Darker Side of the News

Man, hypothetical tragedies are so hilarious, but so useful! I often find myself daydreaming about mass suffering and loss of life just for fun, and also, in order to better explain my point of view when arguments get...you know...serious. :twisted: Psych! Not really!
by Weeks
Tue Apr 03, 2018 6:03 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 3996
Views: 513196

Re: The Darker Side of the News

Heh...I bet if we armed students, the ensuing gunfire would drown entire schools with the blood of innocent children...maybe youd hear the horrified screams for a while...then complete silence.*giggle* just kidding XD
by Weeks
Tue Apr 03, 2018 5:47 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Black Panther
Replies: 206
Views: 20737

Re: Black Panther

Person of color? Are you sure about that phrasing?
by Weeks
Fri Mar 30, 2018 1:33 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6194
Views: 470273

Re: Trump presidency

I don't care for the dismissive way you're characterizing my comments, but you should have the right to do so. It's not going to hurt my feelings. I would like to believe anyone reasonable would read this exchange and see both sides for what they are. That's fair. I don't care for your extremely co...
by Weeks
Fri Mar 30, 2018 12:22 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6194
Views: 470273

Re: Trump presidency

American Nazis have rights, indeed, and we must defend them every time minorities are upset about them getting to spread their beliefs, which, while I personally disapprove of (please don't say I'm a Nazi sympathizer...I just believe in freedom *shrug*) should be known by the people of America. Down...
by Weeks
Fri Mar 30, 2018 12:11 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6194
Views: 470273

Re: Trump presidency

Yablo wrote:I also firmly support the 1st and 4th Amendment rights of every American, Nazi or otherwise.
Thank you for letting us know! That's as clear cut as it gets.
by Weeks
Thu Mar 29, 2018 1:29 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6194
Views: 470273

Re: Trump presidency

Short version from memory is that it's best if everyone has heard refutations of the falsehoods and as such become inoculated to their persuasive power This should happen in school and at home, your kids should already feel in their hearts that minorities are people too BEFORE getting to college, R...
by Weeks
Wed Mar 28, 2018 9:59 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6194
Views: 470273

Re: Trump presidency

Maybe stop talking in inaccurate analogies and say what you mean clearly Cause this In either case, Chad knows better, and everyone else would have been better off if Chad just never showed up at all, but if Chad truly believes his dish is food, kicking him out really only amounts to bullying, albei...
by Weeks
Wed Mar 28, 2018 9:26 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6194
Views: 470273

Re: Trump presidency

@Weeks Then I think we disagree. Sometimes, there is a legitimate reason to no-platform someone. Like ST said, you don't let someone bring dogshit to dinner, especially when that person has a history of inserting that dogshit into other people's food. what? You asked if i thought it was unacceptabl...
by Weeks
Wed Mar 28, 2018 9:03 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6194
Views: 470273

Re: Trump presidency

CorruptUser wrote:You find it unacceptable that the majority can suppress a group that advocates for crimes against humanity, or unacceptable that a group advocating crimes against humanity even gets a platform at all?
the latter, obviously. Do i sound like a centrist to you.
by Weeks
Wed Mar 28, 2018 8:09 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 6194
Views: 470273

Re: Trump presidency

No one in this thread supports the violence committed by antifa against innocent people. Like no one here dons a ski mask and smashes businesses. I believe we have had this discussion before! I also find preventing a group from speaking to be problematic as a general concept. I'd rather see ideas ri...
by Weeks
Wed Mar 28, 2018 7:57 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6248
Views: 903620

Re: Police misbehavior thread

Just one shot? Guess the training has paid off!
by Weeks
Fri Mar 23, 2018 4:41 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6248
Views: 903620

Re: Police misbehavior thread

Given all of that, for people to continue to tar and feather him seems counterproductive toward the goal of having a good faith discussion of the issue. Tar and feather? Like the Tulsa Outrage? But with 140 pages of thread history that I'm not going to read, maybe he's simply run out of strikes, in...
by Weeks
Thu Mar 22, 2018 7:49 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6248
Views: 903620

Re: Police misbehavior thread

but then we're back to having to actually think about black people as human... Hold on, let me get my notepad. Black... people... are... a compact sports car made in the 1960s sedimentary rocks containing bismuth a high quality velvet first developed in Orleans HUMONS LOL!!!! *slaps knees* very...
by Weeks
Thu Mar 22, 2018 6:09 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6248
Views: 903620

Re: Police misbehavior thread

arbiteroftruth wrote:Most people aren't cops. It could be the case that 100% of cops are monsters and my point would stand.
Im comparing you to a white person telling a black person "all cops arent bad!" when you say we should "presume people arent monsters".

Thanks,
by Weeks
Thu Mar 22, 2018 5:46 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6248
Views: 903620

Re: Police misbehavior thread

arbiteroftruth wrote:That clarification itself could still be made more explicit of course, but again, I'm operating on the assumption that most people aren't monsters.
I too have never been treated badly by a cop
by Weeks
Thu Mar 22, 2018 4:52 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6248
Views: 903620

Re: Police misbehavior thread

My point was more along the lines of, 'Look at how horribly these cops are trained.' Any basic firearms course would tell you to never shoot madly like that. This miscommunication is on me. I should have made myself clearer. Cops are so badly trained their eye-hand coordination is less than par, in...
by Weeks
Thu Mar 22, 2018 2:58 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 6248
Views: 903620

Re: Police misbehavior thread

cool yeah the cops' poor marksmanship is the Real Problem here hi, it is me, Rational Thinker on the Internet just pointing out some inefficiencies. I would like to propose that the method of shooting applied by subject USPD-001128 on target USIC-777391946 is suboptimal, but also quite interesting....
by Weeks
Wed Mar 21, 2018 6:09 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 3996
Views: 513196

Re: The Darker Side of the News

This act of notoriety against our nation will not stand.
by Weeks
Wed Mar 07, 2018 6:22 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Black Panther
Replies: 206
Views: 20737

Re: Black Panther

Jorpho wrote:
but let a black girl do it and it's a problem.
Welp, nevermind, guess we can't have that conversation.
wait, why. Please tell us why we cant have that conversation. I dont quite understand.

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