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by Spacemilk
Mon Feb 08, 2010 8:06 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: There goes gas power -- Two dead in power plant explosion
Replies: 24
Views: 1613

Re: There goes gas power -- Two dead in power plant explosion

Yeah it's utterly ridiculous to assume that people are going to freak about this. The attitude about natural gas is lightyears removed from the attitude about nuclear power. I actually giggled a little when I read the OP... while I'm sure the local populace is going to be pretty upset about this, th...
by Spacemilk
Fri Feb 05, 2010 3:08 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Kindle, Nook, E-Reader and other Ebooks
Replies: 106
Views: 24870

Re: Kindle, Nook, E-Reader and other Ebooks

People seem to have this funny idea that an e-reader and a book collection are somehow mutually exclusive things. Hint: They're not. An e-reader allows you to try out new authors for a lower price without cramming your library full of books you may never read again. I've discovered so many authors b...
by Spacemilk
Tue Feb 02, 2010 10:03 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Terry Pratchett Pushes for Assisted Suicide
Replies: 39
Views: 4685

Re: Terry Pratchett Pushes for Assisted Suicide

I guess he'd like to go now while he still is mentally healthy and people would remember him as such. I don't think anyone has the right to deny him assisted, painless death if he really wishes so. Advanced Alzheimer, it ain't pretty... :( That's the thing though--how can you be "of sound mind...
by Spacemilk
Tue Feb 02, 2010 9:58 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Google Drops "Islam is " Suggestion Censoring
Replies: 73
Views: 7807

Re: Google Drops "Islam is " Suggestion Censoring

Try some of these: "yippie ki yay m" "i've had it with these m" "this is what happens when you f" "give me the keys you f" Wow, I am laughing out loud in my office right now. Also, in response to the person who posted the first autocomplete of "they are&...
by Spacemilk
Mon Feb 01, 2010 8:07 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Kindle, Nook, E-Reader and other Ebooks
Replies: 106
Views: 24870

Re: Kindle, Nook, E-Reader and other Ebooks

So, Apple has announced their new iPad will be an eBook reader, amongst other things. Here's hoping they can influence publishers to release more books internationally. Is anyone here familiar enough with IPS screens to comment on their readability? This is unintentionally hilarious, because what A...
by Spacemilk
Tue Jan 26, 2010 5:27 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: WoWzers!
Replies: 5112
Views: 437749

Re: WoWzers!

To the person looking for casual players 'round here: I'm one. I got completely and totally burned out on Ulduar hardmodes months ago, and the instant I had my drake I quit the game. I've since resub'd and I'm having fun leveling my 71 mage, but I don't know how long this will last. I'm having to le...
by Spacemilk
Mon Jan 25, 2010 9:37 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: PayPal does it again.
Replies: 18
Views: 1931

Re: PayPal does it again.

As one of the people who has donated money to Wikileaks this way, I'm somewhat upset over this. Particularly as Paypal has a history of pulling this crap with donation efforts - wait until the payments are rolling in, then declare "suspicious activity" and grab the money. Banks of the wor...
by Spacemilk
Mon Jan 25, 2010 6:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27382
Views: 2963500

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - #sharkweek on irc.foonetic.net

Sentences I never thought I would type, #143: I broke a nipple. o.O I'd heard all about aging skin getting dry and whatnot, and haven't seen too much of that myself yet. I use more hand lotion than I used to, but that's about it. I didn't pay particular attention to my areolas, though. I didn't thi...
by Spacemilk
Fri Jan 22, 2010 8:38 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Norway responsible for cold; has punctured thermosphere
Replies: 50
Views: 3899

Re: Norway responsible for cold; has punctured thermosphere

cycoden wrote:Hooray! Global warming solved!

My exact first thought, too!

I think the disclaimer, and the fact that this is the Pakistan Daily, calls for us to take this "news" with a large BLOCK of salt.
by Spacemilk
Thu Jan 21, 2010 4:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27382
Views: 2963500

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - #sharkweek on irc.foonetic.net

What does showering have to do with tampons? I put in a new tampon, shower, and leave the tampon in just as long as I usually would... Am I doing it wrong? lol Yeah I do this too. If I don't, there's a chance I'll get blood on the towel, if it's at the beginning of shark week and I'm bleeding quite...
by Spacemilk
Tue Jan 19, 2010 7:14 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Lovely Bones
Replies: 3
Views: 1452

The Lovely Bones

I just saw this one last night and actually really enjoyed it. I'd read the book in high school, but couldn't remember the ending. In any case this was the first movie in months where I didn't check my watch or wonder what point we were at in the movie, until a brief moment at the very end that was ...
by Spacemilk
Tue Jan 19, 2010 6:03 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Transgender inmate removed from lockdown
Replies: 184
Views: 11340

Re: Transgender inmate removed from lockdown

Also, it shouldn't be that difficult to rework "gay rights" as "sexual rights". For example, during the civil rights movement years ago, it's very true that blacks were at the forefront of the movement and tend to be the first people we think of in relation to that movement, but ...
by Spacemilk
Mon Jan 18, 2010 4:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27382
Views: 2963500

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - #sharkweek on irc.foonetic.net

Congrats Jessica! I am so happy for you. :) *hugs* Thanks everyone for the hugs and the support. Here is a spoiled not-so-quick update of the situation: So, we broke up. The weird thing was, we have hung out as friends a few times this weekend, and in spite of a couple of hitches, we have had more f...
by Spacemilk
Mon Jan 18, 2010 4:34 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Movies you turned off before you were half-way through.
Replies: 216
Views: 28124

Re: Movies you turned off before you were half-way through.

Toys, with Robin Williams.

Funny People, with Adam Sandler and that one guy. Was actually not funny, or compelling, or much of anything.
by Spacemilk
Fri Jan 15, 2010 9:32 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Tens of Thousands Feared Dead After Earthquake in Haiti
Replies: 73
Views: 5972

Re: Tens of Thousands Feared Dead After Earthquake in Haiti

One of my good friends is from Haiti. He entire family is there, and he hasn't heard a word from them... I hope they are well.

He recommended the charity Yele, because he said they donate 100% of the money to relief services. Check out their website.
by Spacemilk
Thu Jan 14, 2010 6:36 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27382
Views: 2963500

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - #sharkweek on irc.foonetic.net

Thank you for the hugs, I need those right now.

I will probably be back tonight or tomorrow morning, after I have the talk.

i <3 you guys :)
by Spacemilk
Thu Jan 14, 2010 6:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27382
Views: 2963500

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - #sharkweek on irc.foonetic.net

Sorry to derail the thread from hair so here is a quick aside: My relationship is imploding right now. It's been imploding for the last few weeks, and I have been pouring everything I have into trying to keep it going. But I'm pretty sure my SO gave up back when we first had a "talk" a few...
by Spacemilk
Thu Jan 14, 2010 4:32 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: WoWzers!
Replies: 5112
Views: 437749

Re: WoWzers!

I've only been playing since slightly before Wrath but... there is not a single song is WoW that can even be considered remotely 'good'. Anytime someone mentions how 'awesome' the music is (which happens with basically every new raid), I turn it on, and turn it off about 5 minutes later. There are ...
by Spacemilk
Thu Jan 14, 2010 4:18 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Tens of Thousands Feared Dead After Earthquake in Haiti
Replies: 73
Views: 5972

Re: Tens of Thousands Feared Dead After Earthquake in Haiti

NPR has been great about getting information out. This morning they were talking about how the thing people need most right now is water. They are completely out; they've been drinking soda and evaporated milk. This is the most worrisome part, because people can survive a few days without food and m...
by Spacemilk
Wed Jan 13, 2010 6:08 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: WoWzers!
Replies: 5112
Views: 437749

Re: WoWzers!

Hehe, I, too, like leveling up professions. I have 2 characters horde-side with 400+ fishing skill, one at ~350-ish, and on my now-deactivated alliance account I have 3 at 375. What's wrong with me... My other addiction is rep, particularly old-world rep. I'm thisclose to finishing Zandalar, and aft...
by Spacemilk
Wed Jan 13, 2010 5:54 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Tens of Thousands Feared Dead After Earthquake in Haiti
Replies: 73
Views: 5972

Re: earthquake destroys most of Haiti's capitol. But who cares?

I just missed the thread. I'd already heard about the event. It's very sad. What's worrisome to me is the aftermath; Haiti is a very unstable country and Port-au-Prince is not exactly a safe place. I'd imagine things may get out of hand very quickly, moreso than Katrina. I really, really hope this d...
by Spacemilk
Wed Jan 13, 2010 4:09 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: WoWzers!
Replies: 5112
Views: 437749

Re: WoWzers!

So I just reactivated my account after a 2-3 month hiatus. What's fun? Don't think I want to get back into raiding again... unless someone can tell me it's as fun as BC raiding was for me. (yes, I was the rare one who ENJOYED BT/MH/SWP, crazy, I know)
by Spacemilk
Wed Jan 13, 2010 3:43 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Pirate Party panty protest against airport body scanners
Replies: 24
Views: 3022

Re: Pirate Party panty protest against airport body scanners

You're not trading anything since you are not required to fly. If you don't want security to scan you, then don't fly if you feel your privacy is more important than your time. And if you want to play the slippery slope argument: should we simply remove ALL security measures? And if you're so conce...
by Spacemilk
Tue Jan 12, 2010 7:03 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Transgender inmate removed from lockdown
Replies: 184
Views: 11340

Re: Transgender inmate removed from lockdown

The only way to fix this problem is to wholly change society's view on transgendered people. I would love for that to happen, but reasonably speaking, it's likely going to be a while. If the prison adminstrators' attitudes were to change - for example, not referring to her as "it" (that in...
by Spacemilk
Tue Jan 12, 2010 4:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27382
Views: 2963500

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - #sharkweek on irc.foonetic.net

Best of luck, Jess! Make sure to let us know how you are doing afterward. :) (when you feel up to it, that is!) Anyway, I have always wished I had curly hair. My hair is mostly straight and very fine, so it can't hold a curl for longer than an hour, no matter how much heat or product is used. On a r...
by Spacemilk
Mon Jan 11, 2010 8:09 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Israel Complains About Palestinian 'Incitement'
Replies: 28
Views: 2555

Re: Israel Complains About Palestinian 'Incitement'

It had nothing to do with your word choice and everything to do with the underlying concept that there might ever be a justifiable, understandable reason to celebrate killing other people. Also, what yoni said: One side doesn't publically celebrate, one does. At least acknowledge there might be a be...
by Spacemilk
Mon Jan 11, 2010 7:33 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Tackling the Pope: Now Forgivable
Replies: 12
Views: 1860

Re: Tackling the Pope: Now Forgivable

It's a Bill Hicks-ism: "Boy, nothing says 'God's Messenger' like three inches of bulletproof glass. Boy, there's faith in action!" The popemobile wasn't used until after Agca's assassination attempt, which, by the way, almost killed the pope. Just sayin'. I know it's ironic and all, but t...
by Spacemilk
Mon Jan 11, 2010 7:25 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Israel Complains About Palestinian 'Incitement'
Replies: 28
Views: 2555

Re: Israel Complains About Palestinian 'Incitement'

Nobody celebrates deliberate suicide bombing of civilian targets better that the palestinians do. They pay the families, and if the militant in question dies, all the better. It's not a matter of naming streets. That's just a symptom. You'll never see an Israeli celebration of Palestinian civilian ...
by Spacemilk
Fri Jan 08, 2010 3:47 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Westboro Baptist Church protesting in New Hampshire! :O : O
Replies: 98
Views: 7375

Re: Westboro Baptist Church protesting in New Hampshire! :O : O

I don't think they were being serious. It goes exactly to what Conservative talking heads have been saying all week. "Liberals claim they are so moral, and high and mighty, yet there are thousands of posts saying they wish Rush would die" I think Liberals should hold them self to a... lib...
by Spacemilk
Thu Jan 07, 2010 4:30 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Twilight?
Replies: 1018
Views: 143425

Re: Twilight?

Kendo_Bunny wrote:and the next thing you know, he’s posing for ‘Chagrin, the new fragrance by Stephenie Meyer’.

I think I love you. This was my favorite, but really the whole thing was so scintillating (haha! :P ) that I laughed and cried my way through. BRB, I need to grab my marble Kleenexes to dry my eyes.
by Spacemilk
Thu Jan 07, 2010 4:21 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Westboro Baptist Church protesting in New Hampshire! :O : O
Replies: 98
Views: 7375

Re: Westboro Baptist Church protesting in New Hampshire! :O : O

In fairness, Paul has some stuff to say about marriage which is taken to mean stuff homosexuality-wise, but frankly, he's just Paul, and a close look at the origins of the Bible makes taking as gospel (ha) not what I'd do. Unless God looked after it during the 200 or so years of oral tradition larg...
by Spacemilk
Thu Jan 07, 2010 4:18 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Google Nexus One Official
Replies: 8
Views: 1309

Re: Google Nexus One Official

but a derivative from Verizon could solve that dilemma easily enough ...You mean, like the Droid? Or the Eris? O.o No. Like a Nexus One (Snapdragon, max 1GHz, lots o' RAM, big touch screen) , but CDMA, with ever-so-slight hardware differences towards that end, that magically gets a different name f...
by Spacemilk
Thu Jan 07, 2010 4:07 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Westboro Baptist Church protesting in New Hampshire! :O : O
Replies: 98
Views: 7375

Re: Westboro Baptist Church protesting in New Hampshire! :O : O

These guys are a great demonstration of the fact that morality is independent of the Bible. The vast majority of Christians think these people are terrible human beings, and not Christian at all, and yet would be hard-pressed to demonstrate how their own interpretation of the Bible is any more accu...
by Spacemilk
Thu Jan 07, 2010 3:50 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Texas Mother caught soliciting 16 year old over WoW
Replies: 30
Views: 3703

Re: Texas Mother caught soliciting 16 year old over WoW

I'm more than a little embarrassed that this was someone from the city I live in. >.< Yeah the Texas police were completely within their rights. Like one of the articles said: But the teen was apparently unaware that the computer kept a log of his chats, and Ms. Kane read in horror as her son discus...
by Spacemilk
Wed Jan 06, 2010 5:49 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Happy New Decade! (aka HOLY SHIT 1990 was 20 Years ago!)
Replies: 40
Views: 4302

Re: Happy New Decade! (aka HOLY SHIT 1990 was 20 Years ago!)

keeperofdakeys wrote:Kids TV was much better in the nineties. Things like The Secret Life of Alex Mac and Ocean Girl. Also mustn't forget Daria (DVD's coming out this year (hopefull), *does a little dance*).

How could you forget TMNT?! Or Power Rangers?!!?! What are you THINKING!
by Spacemilk
Wed Jan 06, 2010 5:24 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Iran offers apology over Israeli greeting
Replies: 34
Views: 2258

Re: Iran offers apology over Israeli greeting

TheSkyMovesSideways wrote:If EMTP had started this thread, the title would be, "Isreali spies plant New Years greeting email on Iranian soccer federation computers in attempt to build internal strife". :lol: :P

lol This made my day! Thanks. :)

edit: wtf no more burning cheese?! aghhh!
by Spacemilk
Wed Jan 06, 2010 5:21 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Google Nexus One Official
Replies: 8
Views: 1309

Re: Google Nexus One Official

but a derivative from Verizon could solve that dilemma easily enough ...You mean, like the Droid? Or the Eris? O.o In any case, I'm a little disappointed in Google. I was expecting a gamechanger here, where they would begin to break out of the "ridiculous overpriced phones unless you have a co...
by Spacemilk
Tue Jan 05, 2010 4:28 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: AT&T wants out of landline business
Replies: 36
Views: 3017

Re: AT&T wants out of landline business

-Socialize it entirely - Kick AT&T and company out, and extend USPS to also stand for 'United States Phone Service'. No doubt there are problems with that option too. I already want to "have strong words" with my local USPS office for incredible incompetence and an inability to proper...
by Spacemilk
Mon Jan 04, 2010 10:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27382
Views: 2963500

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - #sharkweek on irc.foonetic.net

Hey Sproket, Take it slow, use lube if you need to. If it doesn't feel absolutely great, maybe you should try a different angle, or do something else entirely. Everyone is different--though if you had a great time that's totally different. I can't really tell from your post. Stuff was pretty good, ...
by Spacemilk
Mon Jan 04, 2010 3:56 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Avatar: the most heavily promoted film since I-don't-know...
Replies: 686
Views: 73520

Re: Avatar: the most heavily promoted film since I-don't-know...

I just saw this on Saturday. It was ok. Not something I'll probably ever go out of my way to see again. The only part of this discussion I'd like to add to deals with the floating mountains. I heard a lot of criticism with this before I saw the movie, and people seemed irritated that mountains float...

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