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by viscusanima
Mon Apr 18, 2011 10:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0887: "Future Timeline"
Replies: 192
Views: 53583

Re: 0887: "Future Timeline"

I'm going to take a guess and say that the 2066 'Cyprus achieves its goal' is a reference to the Cyprus Problem: the fact that the island is currently divided into two halves, Greek and Turkish, with a seemingly insoluble political conflict as both sides refuse to compromise on how the island should...
by viscusanima
Sun Apr 17, 2011 10:52 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90052
Views: 8171649

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Pander to the Borg)

Oh jesus christ ow I got cramp in my leg during the night last night and it STILL HURTS as I'm about to go to bed tonight. This is RIDONKULOUS.
by viscusanima
Tue Apr 05, 2011 5:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8231
Views: 1319739

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQ Thread - Queer Support!

*hugs* What Jessica said :(
by viscusanima
Mon Apr 04, 2011 7:43 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28547
Views: 3159299

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

Inevitably when complaining about the usage of words, I made a mistake in my description of those words. Damn.

THEY ARE DIFFERENT WORDS, DAMN IT. I WILL HAVE THEM RESPECTED AS SUCH.

I better not have made any mistakes there
by viscusanima
Mon Apr 04, 2011 7:06 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28547
Views: 3159299

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

When 'lightning' is misspelled as 'lightening', it hurts :(

THEY'RE COMPLETELY DIFFERENT VERBS, DAMN IT. I WILL HAVE THEM RESPECTED AS SUCH.
by viscusanima
Sun Apr 03, 2011 3:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28547
Views: 3159299

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

Diadem wrote:
pollywog wrote:atypically developing person

I have to say though that that is the most insulting synonym for someone with mental retardation that I have ever heard anyone use.


How would you describe someone with this condition without being insulting, in your opinion?
by viscusanima
Sat Apr 02, 2011 2:23 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28547
Views: 3159299

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

the fact that I find myſelf posting less and less in general, for a variety o' reasons, as though my antisocial arse needs less human contact (must. force. self. to click Submit instead o' Cancel) Could set up a random reward system. Made a poſt today? Roll a die. If even, cookie! If odd, nothing. ...
by viscusanima
Fri Apr 01, 2011 3:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Word filter reverseengineerapalooza
Replies: 172
Views: 16129

Re: Word filter reverseengineerapalooza

The combination of Elizabethan script and changing 'wa_s' to 'was' has made me very confused. It's like reading Ye Olde English in a Yorkshire accent.
by viscusanima
Fri Apr 01, 2011 3:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90052
Views: 8171649

Re: Screechings o' the Great Unwashed (Mandom like the morgu

broken_escalator wrote:Sometimes a straw is juſt a straw.


And sometimes it's backbreaking for the poor camel.
by viscusanima
Fri Apr 01, 2011 10:58 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Help understanding Ampere Hours?
Replies: 14
Views: 2090

Re: Help understanding Ampere Hours?

Seraph wrote:
viscusanima wrote:It means 12A delivered over 1 hour. 1A delivered in 12 hours might be 1/12Ah :D

No.


Fuck. I really need to refine my physics knowledge.
by viscusanima
Fri Apr 01, 2011 10:57 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90052
Views: 8171649

Re: Screechings o' the Great Unwashed (Mandom like the morgu

Where's the PROFIT?
by viscusanima
Thu Mar 31, 2011 8:24 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28547
Views: 3159299

Re: Rant powwow (because we need more ranting)

Ugh. I need to get some advice on how to stop someone from trying to kill themselves multiple times, but I don't feel comfortable posting it in a public forum. For the record, Dear SB isn't indexed nor readable by people who aren't logged in, so it's sorta nonpublic. I'd never noticed Dear SB b...
by viscusanima
Thu Mar 31, 2011 8:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Word filter reverseengineerapalooza
Replies: 172
Views: 16129

Re: Word filter reverseengineerapalooza

This is getting more and more ridiculous/awesome/hard to read.

I am pleased.
by viscusanima
Thu Mar 31, 2011 8:15 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28547
Views: 3159299

Re: Rant powwow (because we need more ranting)

@viscus http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/helping.png If they refuse to get help... you can't blame yourself. I'm certain Thor is help out Thor for y'all's friend, it probably is juſt harder to find. Thanks <3 (and the filters ruined my heart and the sentiment of this post)
by viscusanima
Thu Mar 31, 2011 8:03 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Help understanding Ampere Hours?
Replies: 14
Views: 2090

Re: Help understanding Ampere Hours?

It means 12A delivered over 1 hour. 1A delivered in 12 hours would be 1/12Ah :D
by viscusanima
Thu Mar 31, 2011 7:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28547
Views: 3159299

Re: Rant powwow (because we need more ranting)

Spoiler:
They wouldn't admit themselves. I only know about it once the attempt is over, usually, anyway, and then they're fine.
by viscusanima
Thu Mar 31, 2011 7:39 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28547
Views: 3159299

Re: Rant powwow (because we need more ranting)

Spoiler:
I don't think there are any around here; they've already been to a therapist, the police are useless and I don't know any support groups in this country :/
by viscusanima
Thu Mar 31, 2011 7:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28547
Views: 3159299

Re: Rant powwow (because we need more ranting)

Ugh.
Spoiler:
I need to get some advice on how to stop someone from trying to kill themselves multiple times, but I don't feel comfortable posting it in a public forum.
by viscusanima
Thu Mar 31, 2011 4:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90052
Views: 8171649

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Mandom like the morgu

@Ulc - It were Nightwatch. It were the first Discworld novel I ever read and pretty much cemented my undying love for Sam Vimes and the Nightwatch. For a ostensible "genre" fantasy novel, it tackles so many historical, philosophical themes while blending humor and sharp satire even in amo...
by viscusanima
Thu Mar 31, 2011 6:09 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Engrish, Etc. - The Funny Translations of the World
Replies: 52
Views: 13677

Re: Engrish, Etc. - The Funny Translations of the World

We have beautiful translation mistakes in Cyprus, primarily because the Greek language 1. has no 'ih' sound, and 2. has a great deal of overlap between 't' and 'd', as well as between 'ch' and 'ts', 'b' and 'mp'. This has resulted in numerous interesting phrases, including 'Sundy Beach: Free sunbets...
by viscusanima
Thu Mar 31, 2011 5:40 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90052
Views: 8171649

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Mandom like the morgu

I think my brain just killed a few of its own cells as a self defence mechanism.
by viscusanima
Wed Mar 30, 2011 7:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90052
Views: 8171649

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Mandom like the morgu

Appropriate post was appropriate.
by viscusanima
Wed Mar 30, 2011 6:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90052
Views: 8171649

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Mandom like the morgu

But you won't actually do that... right?
by viscusanima
Wed Mar 30, 2011 6:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90052
Views: 8171649

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Mandom like the morgu

s/fun/horrifyingly painful to read
by viscusanima
Wed Mar 30, 2011 6:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90052
Views: 8171649

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Mandom like the morgu

Adacore wrote:Redundant strikethrough tags are your friends!


You just had to go and ruin it for everyone, didn't you.
by viscusanima
Wed Mar 30, 2011 6:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90052
Views: 8171649

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Mandom like the morgu

Does everything revert back after mod COOKIES? So our word filtered posts such as EQ2 will just become plain old w-o-w again and again and again and again? Or do already written posts stay as they are with random word filtered words in them? Anything quoted will remain. So while anything filtered i...
by viscusanima
Wed Mar 30, 2011 5:46 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90052
Views: 8171649

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Mandom like the morgu

Briareos wrote:
viscusanima wrote:Fuckin' decades, how do they work?
and i don't want to talk to no scientist


:( don't shun me
by viscusanima
Wed Mar 30, 2011 5:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90052
Views: 8171649

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Mandom like the morgu

Fuckin' decades, how do they work?
by viscusanima
Wed Mar 30, 2011 5:39 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90052
Views: 8171649

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Mandom like the morgu

I'm just trying to figure out how stealing a decade would even work.
by viscusanima
Wed Mar 30, 2011 5:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90052
Views: 8171649

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Mandom like the morgu

You're basically entering senescence. I guess you lose.
by viscusanima
Wed Mar 30, 2011 5:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90052
Views: 8171649

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Mandom like the morgu

Oregonaut wrote:You ever have half-two of those moments where you suddenly remember the name of someone from decades ago, and you have no idea why?


If I were to remember somebody from decades ago, that would necessitate a past life.

I propose that in my past life I was a Jimi Hendrix groupie.
by viscusanima
Wed Mar 30, 2011 2:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I feel really grown up when..
Replies: 171
Views: 18510

Re: I feel really grown up when..

Von Haus wrote:
Antimony-120 wrote:For example, if I am in New York, it might be 05:00 in 24-hour time, but it will be 00:00 Zulu Time

It's the other way around, midnight GMT is 19:00 EST.


But when is it hammer time?
by viscusanima
Wed Mar 30, 2011 2:12 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The Madness Begins
Replies: 476
Views: 47899

Re: The Madness Begins

Mod Madness should be Mevery Mday, myes.
by viscusanima
Wed Mar 30, 2011 9:33 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90052
Views: 8171649

Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Mandom like the morgue

What filters to ¡This cheese is burning me!?
by viscusanima
Wed Mar 30, 2011 7:15 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90052
Views: 8171649

Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Mandom like the morgue

Oh, you are too kind.
by viscusanima
Wed Mar 30, 2011 6:58 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90052
Views: 8171649

Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Mandom like the morgue

Remind me never to post something I will later delete.

Then again, that might just be impossible.
by viscusanima
Wed Mar 30, 2011 6:56 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The Madness Begins
Replies: 476
Views: 47899

Re: The Madness Begins

two + two = five?

So basically you made 1984 work? Nice.
by viscusanima
Wed Mar 30, 2011 6:46 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90052
Views: 8171649

Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Mandom like the morgue

Oh, cool.

Pardon my ignorance, but what's a soft-deleted post?
by viscusanima
Wed Mar 30, 2011 6:22 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The Madness Begins
Replies: 476
Views: 47899

Re: The Madness Begins

Welcome to the fora, please leave your rights and sense of entitlement at the door.

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