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by Shivari
Fri Sep 02, 2011 6:40 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Free Starbucks Viagra Cialis (guy shares starbucks scancode)
Replies: 53
Views: 634192

Re: Free Starbucks Viagra Cialis (guy shares starbucks scanc

The thing is, eventually someone would have done what Odio did in transferring the money to their own card, except they wouldn't have put their own $625 back into the pot and donated the card's auction proceedings to charity. Don't tell me that it would never have happened, cause either someone woul...
by Shivari
Mon Aug 29, 2011 3:54 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Are you looked down on for not having a job in college?
Replies: 22
Views: 5646

Re: Are you looked down on for not having a job in college?

In short, I'd say any job you perform in college to provide money for yourself will reflect positively upon you as being someone who is willing to work hard. That said, if you're a junior or a senior and you're still working something 'low end' and unrelated to your intended career, I'd say it may ...
by Shivari
Wed May 11, 2011 3:41 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Alternative test grading system?
Replies: 43
Views: 5544

Re: Alternative test grading system?

gmalivuk wrote:
Solt wrote:physicists don't sit there memorizing colors of the rainbow.
Um, there are six of them. Pretty sure *everyone* memorizes all of them.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rainbow#Th ... he_rainbow

Just since you had to be a smartass and say that, I figured I'd be a smartass too.
by Shivari
Sun May 08, 2011 10:22 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: The SAT essay!
Replies: 19
Views: 3289

Re: The SAT essay!

So, basically you want us and the SAT readers to all jerk off to how super duper smart you are.

Word of advice, writing all of that random "Look at me and my HUGE brain" shit makes you seem like a pretentious dick.
by Shivari
Mon Jan 03, 2011 2:36 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Does your school have any funny wikipedia edits?
Replies: 11
Views: 2807

Re: Does your school have any funny wikipedia edits?

On the high school from a suburb over's page they had all of these statistics with percentages about ethnicities, attendance, discipline, and shit. Well it's been a joke that heroin is a big thing there, because I believe there have been multiple times a kid has been caught with it there. So someone...
by Shivari
Thu Sep 30, 2010 11:34 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In a Computer Worm, a Possible Biblical Clue
Replies: 18
Views: 2663

Re: In a Computer Worm, a Possible Biblical Clue

Guava starts with a G. So does Good Will Hunting. Matt Damon was in that movie. Matt Damon is an actor. You know who else is an actor? Kevin Fucking Bacon.
by Shivari
Sun Aug 08, 2010 3:10 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Oil tanker hit by... something.
Replies: 43
Views: 4839

Re: Oil tanker hit by... something.

Vaniver wrote:
Shivari wrote:I'm kinda disappointed that no one has mentioned Godzilla yet.
That is because they were cooler than you and called it Gojira.


Upon second inspection, it would appear that I have in fact been outcooled.
by Shivari
Sat Aug 07, 2010 5:48 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Oil tanker hit by... something.
Replies: 43
Views: 4839

Re: Oil tanker hit by... something.

I'm kinda disappointed that no one has mentioned Godzilla yet.
by Shivari
Wed Jul 28, 2010 8:28 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Rape accused to be given anonymity in UK
Replies: 221
Views: 21921

Re: Rape accused to be given anonymity in UK

You want us to find police reporting statistics from 1988? Well, it just says that police said women were less likely to make rape accusations. What does that prove? We can't even nail down what percent of accusations are false, so how can we know that the dip in reporting isn't just a reduction in...
by Shivari
Thu Jul 22, 2010 8:26 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Conception
Replies: 371
Views: 44190

Re: Inception

I definitely think that Cobb was the one being "incepted" the whole time, with the grandfather (Michael Caine) orchestrating it and having Ariadne implement it. Michael Caine saw that Cobb needed to move past his wife dying. With the way Ariadne kept prying at Cobb to reveal his i...
by Shivari
Sat Jul 03, 2010 6:36 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Michael Steele: Afghanistan is a war of Obama's choosing
Replies: 26
Views: 3630

Re: Michael Steele: Afghanistan is a war of Obama's choosing

yoni45 wrote:Oh please -- don't even try sweeping Obama's failures under the rug.

Perhaps if he wasn't caught with Monica Lewinsky we'd be out of Vietnam by now.


This is honestly the funniest thing I've read in a while. Thank you.
by Shivari
Mon Jun 28, 2010 5:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0759: "3x9"
Replies: 135
Views: 39673

Re: "3x9" Discussion (#759)

Kinda reminds me of this fun math tidbit... Solve for x: x^2 - x - 20 = 10 ... hmm okay, factor the left hand side... (x + 4)(x - 5) = 10 ah great, now it's just a matter of solving for (x + 4) = 10 and (x - 5) = 10 x is either 6 or -5 Check with the original statement: 6^2 - 6 - 20...
by Shivari
Thu Jun 24, 2010 6:29 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Longest tennis match ever ends at 70-68 in 5th set
Replies: 29
Views: 3209

Re: Longest tennis match ever now tied at 59-59 in 5th set

Kyrn wrote:2) To ensure games end, make the game biased towards anyone who is leading/doing a good job.


I'm pretty sure that tennis does that, it's just that these guys have been doing an equally good job for several hours.
by Shivari
Wed Jun 16, 2010 9:02 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Zeus takes out giant statue of Jesus
Replies: 37
Views: 4891

Re: Zeus takes out giant statue of Jesus

Why the fuck did they make a statue out of styrofoam in the first place?
by Shivari
Sun Jun 06, 2010 2:59 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Draw Mohammad Day
Replies: 414
Views: 42656

Re: Draw Mohammad Day

There is a huge lack of pictures in this thread.

Spoiler:
Image

If you were wondering, the octopus is a Hindu god. 8)
by Shivari
Mon May 31, 2010 6:30 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Indonesian baby on 40 cigarettes a day!
Replies: 40
Views: 5095

Re: Indonesian baby on 40 cigarettes a day!

Yeah, you can't deny that smoking is pretty damn cool after watching that video. Those health teachers fucking lied when they said it wasn't.
by Shivari
Sat May 29, 2010 6:35 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: North Korea threatens 'all-out war'
Replies: 184
Views: 19676

Re: North Korea threatens 'all-out war'

North Korea threatens a lot of things. They're like a misbehaving 4-year-old at a grocery store who wants one of those knock-off Super Soakers they sell in the toy isle. US Military sims show that N. Korea has enough artillery to craterize Seoul within the first 24 hours, and no amount of quick res...
by Shivari
Wed May 26, 2010 1:22 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: I like obscure rap/hiphop...do you?
Replies: 52
Views: 11848

Re: I like obscure rap/hiphop...do you?

Like, I love rap and hiphop but I feel like it's corrupted and given a bad name by 99% of what's played on the radio. I might have agreed with you when hyphy, snap, and crunk were the big thing, but I think the current trend of mainstream rap is pretty fantastic. I think that Kanye West has had a p...
by Shivari
Fri May 07, 2010 7:56 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: 2010 AP tests discussion thread!
Replies: 96
Views: 10341

Re: 2010 AP tests discussion thread!

AP US History. I didn't study, so probably a four. That's how I felt about it. The stuff I remembered I was pretty sure of, but there were a few questions where I couldn't eliminate any of the choices because I just wasn't familiar with that particular item anymore. I guessed if I could eliminate a...
by Shivari
Thu May 06, 2010 8:00 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: 2010 AP tests discussion thread!
Replies: 96
Views: 10341

Re: 2010 AP tests discussion thread!

Zelda007 wrote:The Calculus AB FRQs made me their bitch.


They touched me in ... bad places.
by Shivari
Tue Apr 13, 2010 8:27 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: The "I Did Good" thread
Replies: 181
Views: 121435

Re: The "I Did Good" thread

Ironically, I don't think I've *run* that length in my 21 years on this planet!!! Did run parts of a 3.5 mile commute to work once when I was very late; but I don't bother because it's barely faster (less than 6mph) than my hurried walking speed (more than 5mph). Catch 22! Your walking is super imp...
by Shivari
Tue Apr 13, 2010 4:10 am UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: The "I Did Good" thread
Replies: 181
Views: 121435

Re: The "I Did Good" thread

Just ran 3.5 miles and I feel like a God, as I don't think I've cranked out that length of run before in my 17 years on this planet.

Yeah, I'm feeling pretty cocky right now. :D
by Shivari
Thu Apr 08, 2010 11:14 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: A reasonable reform of English spelling
Replies: 102
Views: 13110

Re: A reasonable reform of English spelling

I am not completely certain about how much natives atually differentiate between wife/wives, knife/knives. The singular is definitely pronounced with an "f" and the plural is definitely pronounced with a "v". There isn't any ambiguity or overlap between the two. The "i"...
by Shivari
Thu Apr 08, 2010 10:38 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: What does the world hate about America?
Replies: 346
Views: 30943

Re: What does the world hate about America?

Hypocrite (Merriam-Webster) 1 : a person who puts on a false appearance of virtue or religion 2 : a person who acts in contradiction to his or her stated beliefs or feelings For future reference, the word hypocrite is pretty much exclusively used in the second definitions context among natives (say...
by Shivari
Wed Apr 07, 2010 8:53 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Striving for Mediocrity
Replies: 31
Views: 4103

Re: Striving for Mediocrity

I told her there should be an entrance exam for high-school I don't know about that. If we aren't trusting what we've been teaching them for 8 years, why would we trust what we teach them in the next 4? Improving elementary education would be more effective and would more likely solve the problem. ...
by Shivari
Tue Apr 06, 2010 11:48 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: So called "Weed Out Courses" (or, Why bother with college?)
Replies: 44
Views: 10475

Re: So called "Weed Out Courses" (or, Why bother with colleg

Yeah, that system is only ok with you if you're in the top percentage and are allowed to move on. Otherwise it fucking sucks.
by Shivari
Tue Mar 30, 2010 11:28 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: What does the world hate about America?
Replies: 346
Views: 30943

Re: What does the world hate about America?

I would say sports is the area where we have the least influence The original quote was that we were dominant in sports, not that we had the most far-reaching influence in sports. Probably in reference to the fact that we have way more Olympic medals than anyone else. If we're talking about how pop...
by Shivari
Tue Mar 30, 2010 5:09 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: What does the world hate about America?
Replies: 346
Views: 30943

Re: What does the world hate about America?

I could argue about this with you (Lucrece) forever, but seriously, what bothers you so much about the US not having a large bilingual population? It's been stated why it doesn't exist and why there's no need for one to exist, but you keep harking on about it. Regardless of what you say, people lear...
by Shivari
Mon Mar 29, 2010 10:06 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: What does the world hate about America?
Replies: 346
Views: 30943

Re: What does the world hate about America?

When English is already the (pretty much) universal language and most of the places you'll ever go (foreign and domestic) in your life will have people who speak it, why would you need another language? People learn languages for practical reasons, not flowery reasons like being cultured. Say whatev...
by Shivari
Sat Mar 20, 2010 10:56 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: What does the world hate about America?
Replies: 346
Views: 30943

Re: What does the world hate about America?

I'm convinced it [learning a foreign language] would solve a number of problems. Your points have already been refuted by the poster above, and I pretty much agree with them. But seriously, even if your points were 100% true, the fact that someone who speaks English can pretty much speak to anyone ...
by Shivari
Wed Mar 17, 2010 10:46 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: What does the world hate about America?
Replies: 346
Views: 30943

Re: What does the world hate about America?

Exceptionalism can be annoying, but is sometimes it's just confusing me. Look for example the financial crisis: what historic example did the US look to? The 1929 crash. Not Sweden's bank crisis in the 1990's. Or health care: instead of analyzing all the existing, working public health care systems...
by Shivari
Tue Mar 16, 2010 9:01 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: What does the world hate about America?
Replies: 346
Views: 30943

Re: What does the world hate about America?

Also: I know the U.S. has states. Probably because we're called the United States of America. :roll: If you were called the Canadian Provinces then I might have known, but I really have no reason to know how Canada is divided. Quick! How is Japan divided up? You'd have no clue unless you had to do ...
by Shivari
Tue Mar 16, 2010 5:33 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: What does the world hate about America?
Replies: 346
Views: 30943

Re: What does the world hate about America?

I should also note that, being from Canada, I can quite confidently say 'Bomb', 'Obama', 'Muslim', 'Jihad' and 'kill' in the same sentence, even in an Email, or posted online. And that's ok, because i'm not a terrorist. My American friends honestly get scared. And they should. Since the government ...
by Shivari
Sun Mar 14, 2010 10:15 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: "When am I going to use this?"
Replies: 127
Views: 21274

Re: "When am I going to use this?"

You all seem to be ready to say that literature isn't all that important to most people, but you fail in assuming that math is assuming that math is that much more significant. Who said that? Yakk did :"So read that novel instead of studying math." That's what was implied. I probably shou...
by Shivari
Sun Mar 14, 2010 6:01 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: "When am I going to use this?"
Replies: 127
Views: 21274

Re: "When am I going to use this?"

So read that novel instead of studying math. Oh, and how would you like a no money down, no interest for 6 months deal on this fridge? Pay no attention to the mathematical small print. I'm sure it isn't important. You're mistaking being unable to understand basic arithmetic and not knowing calculus...
by Shivari
Wed Mar 03, 2010 11:08 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: "When am I going to use this?"
Replies: 127
Views: 21274

Re: "When am I going to use this?"

"Why do we have to learn math? It's borrrrrrrrring" is one thing. It's a reasonable opinion, although I disgaree with it. "Why do we have to learn math? we won't use it like we use knowlege of bus timetables" is something that does bother me, though, because of the larger attitu...
by Shivari
Wed Mar 03, 2010 2:58 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: "When am I going to use this?"
Replies: 127
Views: 21274

Re: "When am I going to use this?"

I agree with dg61 that statistics is probably the most useful math the average person could know beyond basic arithmetic. After that, it really is pretty pointless. Even if it did develop logical thinking, mathematical logic isn't quite the same as using logic to solve a real world problem (unless y...
by Shivari
Wed Mar 03, 2010 2:41 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Accused of Cheating
Replies: 57
Views: 5841

Re: Accused of Cheating

Talked to the department head, he said all it takes to "convict" a student of cheating is the proctor's word. At that point, there is no recourse. It's her word against mine. This really is the second best of all options. Hmm, that pretty much nulls all of my advice then. I guess I'd drop...
by Shivari
Tue Mar 02, 2010 11:27 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Accused of Cheating
Replies: 57
Views: 5841

Re: Accused of Cheating

I may be naive, but I don't think appealing or talking to other university officials is going make things any worse. You're already being screwed over by this professor. Right now, the professor "has no vested interest in ruining my career". I'm afraid to change that. He's only saying tha...
by Shivari
Sun Feb 28, 2010 3:55 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Schools of Fools
Replies: 125
Views: 13719

Re: Schools of Fools

GordonT wrote:I just didn't expect everyone to be so prissy about a random pointless rant ... I didn't know I was going to be so severely evaluated.


Maybe you should think twice before you act like a smug elitist and insult everyone who isn't also a smug elitist.

It turns out people dislike that.

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