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by BlackMesa
Sun Jun 28, 2009 10:57 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Least Epic Religious War?
Replies: 87
Views: 18005

Re: Least Epic Religious War?

It is interesting that even the least epic religious wars provoke debate.
by BlackMesa
Fri May 08, 2009 5:32 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Duke Nukem Forever. Seriously.
Replies: 197
Views: 29734

Re: Duke Nukem Forever is over

There's an interesting website that details some of the major events that have happened during the development of DNF. It also lists some pretty major things that took less time (World War II, for example.) The list can be seen here. ... I wonder if the guy who's receipt was at the top of that link...
by BlackMesa
Fri May 08, 2009 5:27 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Pirates VS Ninjas
Replies: 249
Views: 84101

Re: Pirates VS Ninjas

Pirates win on google trends, not that that really means anything. just interesting :)
by BlackMesa
Tue May 05, 2009 12:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0577: "The Race: Part 1"
Replies: 74
Views: 13391

Re: "The Race: Part 1" Duscussion

axilog14 wrote:
BlackMesa wrote:I cant find the comic that the alt text is refrenceing. Anyone know which one it is?

Hamster Ball Heist, I believe?

http://xkcd.com/211/

Am I ninja'd yet?

That's the one. Thanks!
by BlackMesa
Mon May 04, 2009 1:49 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Do you read the instruction booklet?
Replies: 58
Views: 5333

Re: Do you read the instruction booklet?

I dont read them most of the time, but i do when i am confused about something or am really bored.
by BlackMesa
Mon May 04, 2009 1:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0577: "The Race: Part 1"
Replies: 74
Views: 13391

Re: "The Race: Part 1" Duscussion

I cant find the comic that the alt text is refrenceing. Anyone know which one it is?
by BlackMesa
Mon Apr 27, 2009 4:08 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Best Day of My Life
Replies: 7
Views: 1790

Re: Best Day of My Life

Is your paper about mechanical cancer? Because if it is, I would love to hear about it.
by BlackMesa
Mon Apr 27, 2009 4:06 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Staying awake (split from Rules)
Replies: 59
Views: 8079

Re: Staying awake (split from Rules)

Music that you dont really enjoy works for me. I listen to really screamy metal to keep me awake sometimes. However, I tend not to stay up too late with homework. Sleep is fairly important to me.
by BlackMesa
Mon Apr 27, 2009 12:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0574: "Swine Flu"
Replies: 166
Views: 39332

Re: Swine Flu

I wonder how many Twitter accounts are created so people see if it really is as dumb as all this. Current Tally: I Current Tally: II I figure if the virus comes anywhere near where I live, I'll take Randall's advice and get smashed until it all blows over. Current Tally: III And it really is :P Cur...
by BlackMesa
Wed Apr 15, 2009 12:35 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Psychedelic (or "Stoner" Metal)
Replies: 41
Views: 3816

Re: Psychedelic (or "Stoner" Metal)

Porcupine Tree is kind of psychedelic. They are very good.
by BlackMesa
Wed Apr 15, 2009 12:26 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Soda stream, FOR SCIENCE!
Replies: 9
Views: 1469

Re: Soda stream, FOR SCIENCE!

Do a milkshake. actually, wikipedia told me this: Milkstream was a variation on the SodaStream for making milkshakes, created by the same company. The ingredients (milk, ice cream and Crusha syrup) were mixed in a tall glass and inserted into the machine, so that the wand extended into the glass to...
by BlackMesa
Tue Apr 14, 2009 9:07 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Probing The Inaccuracies: Space Warfare
Replies: 271
Views: 25380

Re: Probing The Inaccuracies: Space Warfare

Wouldn't mass drivers send the ship that was firing the projectiles way off course?
by BlackMesa
Mon Apr 06, 2009 1:37 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Which of Valve's creative guns doyou want?
Replies: 120
Views: 20208

Re: Which of Valve's creative guns doyou want?

The gravity gun works on everything. The portal shooter only works on some types of material. who knows how often it would work on real surfaces outside of an apeture science facility?
by BlackMesa
Mon Apr 06, 2009 1:13 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Unfair/outright ridiculous discipline
Replies: 69
Views: 7013

Re: Unfair/outright ridiculous discipline

8th grade Spanish Class: It was another beautifully boring day just like any other. While attempting not to fall asleep as our teacher attempted to teach the same 5 words over and over again, a girl a few seats away from me asks for a pencil. Noting that there was no one between us and being far to...
by BlackMesa
Mon Apr 06, 2009 11:03 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Any tips on cool sharpshooter/sniper games?
Replies: 15
Views: 1804

Re: Any tips on cool sharpshooter/sniper games?

Call of Duty 4 isnt a "sniper game" per se, but there are a number of great sniping moments in the game that are fairly realistic.
by BlackMesa
Fri Mar 27, 2009 5:16 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Weighted Grades
Replies: 5
Views: 985

Re: Weighted Grades

Your school might have a dual credit program for juniors and seniors (i know my high school does). Usually these classes are weighted. If you can convince them that this is pretty much just a dual credit class, things should be fine.
by BlackMesa
Fri Mar 27, 2009 5:11 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Sure.
Replies: 11
Views: 2204

Re: Sure.

I use sure as an affirmative response quite often (Texas). The only time Ive had problems with it is when I talk to non-native english speakers.
by BlackMesa
Thu Mar 26, 2009 3:24 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Get Married on Juliet's balcony!
Replies: 9
Views: 1267

Re: Get Married on Juliet's balcony!

But there really was a Capulet family who lived in Verona. Even if Juliet didnt exist, the family still did.
by BlackMesa
Wed Mar 25, 2009 8:12 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Halo vs Star Wars
Replies: 173
Views: 88396

Re: Halo vs Star Wars

Jedi may live with their parents, but spartans fall in love with computer programs
by BlackMesa
Mon Mar 23, 2009 4:04 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Get Married on Juliet's balcony!
Replies: 9
Views: 1267

Re: Get Married on Juliet's balcony!

Its interesting that im living in Verona and i didnt know this. I guess it is intended to attract tourists more than attract locals, so it hasnt been heavily advertised here.
by BlackMesa
Wed Mar 18, 2009 8:42 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: CoD 4: Modern Warfare
Replies: 104
Views: 12403

Re: CoD 4: Modern Warfare

i really like the G3 for hardcore, where rate of fire doesnt really matter (one or two shots kills), but i find that it takes too long to kill people in normal matches.
by BlackMesa
Tue Mar 17, 2009 6:05 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Nietzsche's views on women
Replies: 15
Views: 6664

Re: Nietzsche's views on women

aneeshm wrote:...but his opinions of women seem to be contrary to current dogma.

His opinions about almost everything are pretty extreme and contrary to the current dogma.
by BlackMesa
Mon Mar 16, 2009 12:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0556: "Alternative Energy Revolution"
Replies: 232
Views: 72720

Re: Alternative Energy Revolution

I saw the first box and immedeately guessed what it would be about. I was not dissappointed
by BlackMesa
Sun Mar 15, 2009 3:57 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Halo vs Star Wars
Replies: 173
Views: 88396

Re: Halo vs Star Wars

you can see them coming. It is very difficult to sneak up on a jedi. And sniping would be difficult because of the rediculous reflexes. Clones were able to get very close and suprise them with LASER weapons at close range. That is difficult to block, but a bullet might be different
by BlackMesa
Sun Mar 15, 2009 12:59 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Halo vs Star Wars
Replies: 173
Views: 88396

Re: Halo vs Star Wars

PhoenixRider wrote: Also, I like my avatar. :|

sorry, i was talking about the Hawk Designs' avatar
yours isnt so bad

I would have to agree that if clones can take out jedi, spartans definitely can. However, clones had the element of suprise.
by BlackMesa
Sun Mar 15, 2009 9:59 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Halo vs Star Wars
Replies: 173
Views: 88396

Re: Halo vs Star Wars

i think the relevance is about equal to that of their avatar
by BlackMesa
Sat Mar 14, 2009 10:19 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Quick question, Rush and gaming?
Replies: 8
Views: 1238

Re: Quick question, Rush and gaming?

i think they (retro games and Rush) are just both epic things form that time period
by BlackMesa
Sun Mar 08, 2009 3:40 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Facebook vs Myspace vs Twitter: Social Network Wars
Replies: 40
Views: 10796

Re: Facebook vs Myspace vs Twitter: Social Network Wars

How do you 'win'? All of these sites will die eventually.
by BlackMesa
Fri Mar 06, 2009 6:44 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Halo vs Star Wars
Replies: 173
Views: 88396

Re: Halo vs Star Wars

The Star Wars universe has alot more overpowered stuff, which is why i thought this conversation was limited to the Galactic Republic versus the UNSC. Now allies could feasibly be included. For example, if you mess with the UNSC, they have their Elite allies to back them up (and the Galactic Republi...
by BlackMesa
Fri Mar 06, 2009 2:54 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Love With Teeth
Replies: 4
Views: 873

Re: Love With Teeth

good lyrics, good concept, poor execution
keep working on it and it can be great
good job!
by BlackMesa
Fri Mar 06, 2009 2:33 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: This thing happened. It's sad.
Replies: 41
Views: 5369

Re: This thing happened. It's sad.

[quote="Soft-n-Swift"]Well, I'm new and I read all the comics in one day so, I joined.[quote]

I did the same thing not too long ago.
And I dont see the sadness mentioned in the subject. I see the embarassment, but not the sadness.
by BlackMesa
Fri Mar 06, 2009 2:17 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Debate: Grades VS Knowledge
Replies: 61
Views: 6757

Re: Debate: Grades VS Knowledge

A quick misconception to correct though... the system doesn't advocate that one student would hold the entire class back, necessarily. Typically, each unit would have two cycles. The first cycle everyone is taught the same material, then the mastery test is taken, and the second cycle, the group wh...
by BlackMesa
Thu Mar 05, 2009 8:48 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Preparation and storage of bacon
Replies: 11
Views: 1858

Re: Preparation and storage of bacon

bacon in the microwave is fine, but you defintely need the paper towels. I would cook the bacon with the paper towels most of the way first, so that most of the grease comes out. Then i would melt the cheese on top after the bacon is already mostly cooked. It will still be greasy, but thats bacon
by BlackMesa
Thu Mar 05, 2009 8:22 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Debate: Grades VS Knowledge
Replies: 61
Views: 6757

Re: Debate: Grades VS Knowledge

The system that I've taken a liking to is one called Mastery-based education. It is essentially a pass-fail system, except that the bar is set very, very high... probably at an A or A+ range. Functionally, it works more like skills testing than school testing. Think of taking a driving exam. You le...
by BlackMesa
Mon Mar 02, 2009 8:41 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Halo vs Star Wars
Replies: 173
Views: 88396

Re: Halo vs Star Wars

so i guess that means no jedi flood
by BlackMesa
Mon Mar 02, 2009 5:49 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Halo vs Star Wars
Replies: 173
Views: 88396

Re: Halo vs Star Wars

Don't know if things infected by the flood would be able to use the force. When the flood infect things they change the composition of the cells of that organism. This might kill off the midi-chlorians and make them no longer able to use the force. And i don't know how well jedi could be infeceted. ...
by BlackMesa
Mon Mar 02, 2009 4:56 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Halo vs Star Wars
Replies: 173
Views: 88396

Re: Halo vs Star Wars

I always wonder about the kind of people who argue these sort of points. Any of you guys care to elaborate on yourselves? Are you all just hopeless fanboys? Or is there some other thing in common? PS. I am not trying to insult anyone. I really like both universes. The idea of arguing the point is t...
by BlackMesa
Mon Mar 02, 2009 11:36 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Modern "Prog-Rock"?
Replies: 129
Views: 10782

Re: Modern "Prog-Rock"?

that was very clever and effective.
by BlackMesa
Sun Mar 01, 2009 1:06 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Halo vs Star Wars
Replies: 173
Views: 88396

Re: Halo vs Star Wars

The flood were able to destroy a galaxy wide Forerunner empire, as well as take over god knows how many galaxies before arriving in the Milky Way. Even though this conversation is designed to be about the UNSC and Spartans, I think it would be fairly easy to weaponize flood spores and launch them at...
by BlackMesa
Thu Feb 26, 2009 7:05 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Modern "Prog-Rock"?
Replies: 129
Views: 10782

Re: Modern "Prog-Rock"?

I just say frost

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