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by Bondidude
Mon Oct 13, 2008 4:54 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Ben Folds - New Album "Way To Normal"
Replies: 12
Views: 1475

Re: Ben Folds - New Album "Way To Normal"

I saw him when he played near here and he played all these double songs. Um, wait, that's not a word really. Okay, he had 2 songs with the same name, one would be on the album, the other was more literal for the title (and often very different stylistically) and available for free on the net. I tho...
by Bondidude
Sun Oct 05, 2008 2:33 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: So I've got this old XP...
Replies: 14
Views: 1180

Re: So I've got this old XP...

Linux is a completely different beast from XP. I'd read very heavily into it before playing around with it. There are several different ways you can run Linux to play around with it WITHOUT actually installing it. I don't know how to do it, just know that it's possible. If you're going to try Linux,...
by Bondidude
Sun Oct 05, 2008 2:20 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Elliott Smith
Replies: 29
Views: 3827

Re: Elliott Smith

clintonius wrote:I dunno that there's much debate to be had, per se, because eventually you're going to wind up purchasing everything he's ever recorded. And it will make you horrifically depressed and you won't be able to turn it off.


Yeah, then you'll end up stabbing yourself in the heart.

too soon?
by Bondidude
Fri Oct 03, 2008 10:41 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Boy Thread: put a hat on ur butt
Replies: 14355
Views: 1350492

Re: Boy Thread: All the good names were taken

I dunno which tartan I would use, The family Tartan isn't bad, but some of the invented tartans I could use are pretty nice too (I like the Texan tartan). So, I'm wondering about something a little more manly than clothes. I recently shaved my man-parts (it was late, I dunno why I thought it was a ...
by Bondidude
Thu Oct 02, 2008 6:13 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Elliott Smith
Replies: 29
Views: 3827

Re: Elliott Smith

I'd go with X/O.

Personal favorite of mine. Although it may not be as approachable as some of his other work.
by Bondidude
Thu Oct 02, 2008 4:18 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Final Fantasy X shall be the end of my sanity.
Replies: 65
Views: 5619

Re: Final Fantasy X shall be the end of my sanity.

Dammit... Now I want to play FFX again...

Still not finished maxing out Lego Batman and Fable 2 comes out in a couple of weeks...

Grrr...
by Bondidude
Wed Oct 01, 2008 7:03 pm UTC
Forum: Comics/Graphic Novels
Topic: Batman: The Long Halloween *SPOILERS*
Replies: 25
Views: 5584

Re: Batman: The Long Halloween *SPOILERS*

It is impossible to figure out who Holiday is, but I thought part of the idea was that... well... Was that there really was more than one holiday killer? I don't know if ALL of them took part, but I can see it being Falcone starting it, then Glinda picking it up in an effort to alleviate her hu...
by Bondidude
Wed Oct 01, 2008 5:16 pm UTC
Forum: Comics/Graphic Novels
Topic: Favorite comic villain?
Replies: 48
Views: 10605

Re: Favorite comic villain?

The Seven from The Boys

It's basically a version of the Justice League, but they're all either straight up bad, corrupt people or just don't know what the hell they're doing.

"Can't stop the A-Train!"
by Bondidude
Wed Oct 01, 2008 3:24 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Ben Folds - New Album "Way To Normal"
Replies: 12
Views: 1475

Re: Ben Folds - New Album "Way To Normal"

I missed out on when he rolled through town recently; I'm an old fan and I intend to eventually give it a listen. Hopefully it'll grow on me before I throw it out like what happened with Songs For Silverman. While I can't say that Songs for Silverman is one of my all time favorites, if I had to cho...
by Bondidude
Wed Oct 01, 2008 2:19 pm UTC
Forum: Comics/Graphic Novels
Topic: Recommend me an awesome graphic novel
Replies: 232
Views: 122245

Re: Recommend me an awesome graphic novel

The Boys - This Is Going To Hurt and Get Some I'm not big on super heroes. For the most part, I find them to be pretty boring. Apparently, so does Garth Ennis, except in his case you'd call it more of a blind hatred for them. This has been evident in his work in the past, through The Pro and some o...
by Bondidude
Wed Oct 01, 2008 1:50 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Lego Batman
Replies: 13
Views: 1443

Re: Lego Batman

I'm still trying to decide if I want to get Lego Batman on the Wii or on the PS2 (or if I finally want to get a PS3, in which case, I'll buy the PS3 version). **** Time Passes **** OK, I was making a list of features between the different consoles until I found out that the PS2 version is $20 cheap...
by Bondidude
Wed Oct 01, 2008 1:45 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Ben Folds - New Album "Way To Normal"
Replies: 12
Views: 1475

Re: Ben Folds - New Album "Way To Normal"

I haven't gotten to...get a copy...yet but I'm very excited. I love Ben Folds but to be honest he's definitely one of those artists that has had all his songs sound exactly the same. I'm wondering what this experimentation is like! It is a little hard to write piano rock songs that sound different....
by Bondidude
Wed Oct 01, 2008 1:28 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Ben Folds - New Album "Way To Normal"
Replies: 12
Views: 1475

Re: Ben Folds - New Album "Way To Normal"

YES! ben is my 7th most listened to artist on last.fm (i had to add ben folds five and ben folds together :p) and i am sososososo excited for way to normal. i really love the single, but i've heard mixed reviews. i'm still getting it anyway. gotta keep the collection up to date ;p It's different fr...
by Bondidude
Wed Oct 01, 2008 12:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Boy Thread: put a hat on ur butt
Replies: 14355
Views: 1350492

Re: Boy Thread: All the good names were taken

KingLoser wrote:I've never paid more than €10 for a hat.... and I have plenty. Odd.


I guess you're just awesome like that.

I don't wear hats that often... Yet somehow, I seem to have a lot of them anyway. However, most of them are silly, such as pirate hats, coon skin cap, etc.
by Bondidude
Tue Sep 30, 2008 10:57 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Musicals / Showtunes
Replies: 29
Views: 3144

Re: Musicals / Showtunes

Has anyone else here ever listened to the Me First and the Gimme Gimmes album "Are a Drag" They're a punk cover band and that particular album is their show tunes and standards album. It has some pretty awesome songs on it, such as Rainbow Connection, Don't Cry For Me Argentina, The Theme ...
by Bondidude
Tue Sep 30, 2008 10:55 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Ronald Jenkees
Replies: 5
Views: 860

Re: Ronald Jenkees

The only thing that really stands out is his quirky presentation. The silly hats, the chicken-like head bobbing, etc. Music's catchy, but no 'wow' factor. Yeah I agree. He's a decent keyboard player and he knows how to manipulate a synth, but that's about it. But yeah, no "wow" moments fo...
by Bondidude
Tue Sep 30, 2008 8:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD
Replies: 10922
Views: 2298240

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

Does this mean that we will soon have a Satan show up?

Or is he already registered and that's why we have Jesus.

Still nothing beats the good old Gay Jesus 2004 campaign. Hilarious.
by Bondidude
Tue Sep 30, 2008 3:33 pm UTC
Forum: Comics/Graphic Novels
Topic: Batman: The Long Halloween *SPOILERS*
Replies: 25
Views: 5584

Re: Batman: The Long Halloween *SPOILERS*

AVOID Hush, War Games, and Knightfall. Not true at all. Hush is an excellent series, I personally loved it. No one writes good, old detective Batman stories like Loeb does. I don't understand the hate that people have for him, I actually really enjoy his work. Him with Tim Sale is such an awesome c...
by Bondidude
Tue Sep 30, 2008 1:53 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I lost a bet
Replies: 10
Views: 1004

Re: I lost a bet

ishikiri wrote:How about you, y'know, not marry anyone?

Because you sound a little bit like you're going to be paying for some divorce lawyers' condo by the beach in a few years.


I know it's sooo wrong, but I loled.
by Bondidude
Tue Sep 30, 2008 1:21 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Ben Folds - New Album "Way To Normal"
Replies: 12
Views: 1475

Ben Folds - New Album "Way To Normal"

So I haven't been to buy it yet, but I got a... ahem... copy last night and listened to it a little bit. It's not bad, although a lot of the songs are not classic Folds, it's different but still good. The first listen I was a little turned off, but then on the second time around I started getting in...
by Bondidude
Tue Sep 30, 2008 12:55 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I lost a bet
Replies: 10
Views: 1004

Re: I lost a bet

Yeah, I think we're all pretty lost here. But if your destiny is Maia then maybe it'll end up working out. If she's not... Oh well. Hell, I knew my girlfriend 5 years before we started dating and fell in love. Then again when I met her she was 15 and I was 19, so that's just a little bit of what you...
by Bondidude
Tue Sep 30, 2008 12:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD
Replies: 10922
Views: 2298240

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

I'm a computer scientist at the age of 28 and found this great site through a facebook link. This page actually made me finally start my own cartoon site at http://www.thoughts-of-genius.com, a project I had in mind for a long time now. So thanks xkcd for being the trigger :-) oh, make that 29, I f...
by Bondidude
Tue Sep 30, 2008 3:12 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Wedding Etiquette
Replies: 14
Views: 1926

Re: Wedding Etiquette

masher wrote:Get a live band to play at the reception.


All I can think about now is how craptastic that website is...

Not as bad as some that I've seen... but still pretty bad.
by Bondidude
Tue Sep 30, 2008 2:13 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Wedding Etiquette
Replies: 14
Views: 1926

Re: Wedding Etiquette

When my husband and I were trying to figure out what we were going to do for our ceremony/reception details for our wedding this summer we discovered this is actually common practice now (at least in our area of the US). Every invitation printer we went to had options for "ceremony and recepti...
by Bondidude
Mon Sep 29, 2008 6:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Boy Thread: put a hat on ur butt
Replies: 14355
Views: 1350492

Re: Boy Thread: All the good names were taken

Heh, yeah Chu c k Norris does have a filter on him. So does C huck Norris, I believe. And yes, it's an old in-joke... which newer people have more chance of half-understanding than before, actually, since Saladin got his name changed. I figured as much, such as the way that Fark.com filters "f...
by Bondidude
Mon Sep 29, 2008 6:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Boy Thread: put a hat on ur butt
Replies: 14355
Views: 1350492

Re: Boy Thread: All the good names were taken

So does the-actor-who-plays-Walker-Texas-Ranger have a filter on it?

One of those weird community things we n00bs don't get, I take it.
by Bondidude
Mon Sep 29, 2008 5:39 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Boy Thread: put a hat on ur butt
Replies: 14355
Views: 1350492

Re: Boy Thread: All the good names were taken

3fj wrote:Its said funny though.

Also, Desperate Dan was more funny.

Theres a massive bronze thing of him in the center of town.


Just googled it.

He sounds like a old timey Bruce Schneier, ie he had to shave with a blow torch his beard was so tough.
by Bondidude
Mon Sep 29, 2008 5:24 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Wedding Etiquette
Replies: 14
Views: 1926

Re: Wedding Etiquette

It surprised me at first, but this is actually really, really common in the UK. Often there will be specified on the invitation whether you've been invited to the ceremony, wedding breakfast (yes the English are a bit weird :) this means the main meal for the reception, regardless of time of day) o...
by Bondidude
Mon Sep 29, 2008 4:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Boy Thread: put a hat on ur butt
Replies: 14355
Views: 1350492

Re: Boy Thread: All the good names were taken

Know what they need to bring back?

The coon skin hat. Rockin' it like Dennis the Menace!
by Bondidude
Mon Sep 29, 2008 4:26 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Wedding Etiquette
Replies: 14
Views: 1926

Wedding Etiquette

So my girlfriend and I are talking about getting engaged. We've been talking about some of the things that we want to have as part of our ceremony and such. One of the thoughts we had was having the actual ceremony and the reception being too very different entities. We would really for our ceremony...
by Bondidude
Fri Sep 26, 2008 5:29 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How many people will admit to being a bad driver?
Replies: 96
Views: 8068

Re: How many people will admit to being a bad driver?

I'm a decent driver, but the place where I live has made me a worse driver. That's mainly because everyone here drives like maniacs, so to even survive on the road you have to drive like a maniac yourself. So, I would say I'm a good drive for the most part, but other people make it impossible at oth...
by Bondidude
Fri Sep 26, 2008 1:39 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Recommend one artist
Replies: 1018
Views: 267426

Re: Recommend one artist

Steve Burns - The former Blues Clues star is in fact not dead of a drug overdose. He's living a happy and healthy life recording and performing music for adults now. His album Songs for Dustmites is well worth giving a listen if you're a fan of the Flaming Lips, as he worked with Steve Drozd, proli...
by Bondidude
Fri Sep 26, 2008 1:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: It was a year ago. And it was awesome.
Replies: 15
Views: 1959

Re: It was a year ago. And it was awesome.

PictureSarah wrote:I was there. And I met my dreamy boyfriend two days beforehand while making Dreamgirl Meetup signs at a friend's house.


Awwwwwwwwwwwwww.

Wasn't there, just an old softy.

:-)
by Bondidude
Fri Sep 26, 2008 12:48 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Musicals / Showtunes
Replies: 29
Views: 3144

Re: Musicals / Showtunes

I was in a production of Working! once and the music in that fantastic. The whole show is a series of songs and monologues about average everyday people and what they do as their jobs. If nothing else, listen to the song "Fathers and Sons", every night that the guy who played Mike the Stee...
by Bondidude
Fri Sep 26, 2008 12:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Boy Thread: put a hat on ur butt
Replies: 14355
Views: 1350492

Re: Boy Thread: All the good names were taken

Get a better job is probably the answer. Or you could turn tricks for hat money. Better yet, you could get a musical instrument or other type of performance materials and go stand on the street. Then all you need to do is get a hat... and... let... people toss money... Oh yeah, the original point w...
by Bondidude
Thu Sep 25, 2008 2:01 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Bands you're currently enjoying
Replies: 106
Views: 8819

Re: Bands you're currently enjoying

William Shatner - No seriously, the "Has Been" album is fantastic. Music by Ben Folds, William Shatner doing spoken word over it, it's actually really quite good. I enjoy listening to it occasionally it's got some really good tracks on it. His duet with Henry Rollins is classic.
by Bondidude
Thu Sep 25, 2008 1:36 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Boy Thread: put a hat on ur butt
Replies: 14355
Views: 1350492

Re: Boy Thread: All the good names were taken

I hate dressing up* and avoid it when at all possible. I tolerate wearing a polo shirt to work, but it helps that I can wear jeans. *Dressing up here being anything beyond t-shirt, jeans, and sneakers. I can understand that, usually I'm the same way, but in another way it's also just kind of fun to...
by Bondidude
Thu Sep 25, 2008 1:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Boy Thread: put a hat on ur butt
Replies: 14355
Views: 1350492

Re: Boy Thread: All the good names were taken

Personally, I love wearing a tux.

There's just something so damn sexy about wearing a tuxedo.
by Bondidude
Wed Sep 24, 2008 8:26 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Boy Thread: put a hat on ur butt
Replies: 14355
Views: 1350492

Re: Boy Thread: All the good names were taken

A pipe. How could we forget that? You can make smoke rings with it, point at people with the mouthpiece, etcetera. A vital piece of kit for any self-respecting gentleman. Exactly. Or better yet, if I can find one, a bubble pipe. Heyheyhey, now that is style I used to work at a store where we basica...
by Bondidude
Wed Sep 24, 2008 8:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Boy Thread: put a hat on ur butt
Replies: 14355
Views: 1350492

Re: Boy Thread: All the good names were taken

wst wrote:A pipe. How could we forget that? You can make smoke rings with it, point at people with the mouthpiece, etcetera. A vital piece of kit for any self-respecting gentleman.


Exactly.

Or better yet, if I can find one, a bubble pipe.

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