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by Gaydar2000SE
Mon Jun 29, 2009 11:09 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9563
Views: 1192788

Re: What are you listening to?

'Darkspace - Dark 1.1' ['Dark Space I']

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by Gaydar2000SE
Mon Jun 29, 2009 9:32 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Gifted Underachievement
Replies: 117
Views: 10982

Re: Gifted Underachievement

So, I was ill and missed too much of this glorious thread, but I'd like to ask you people: Why can't you be bigoted about race or ethnicity but you can about for instance people that use Linux, or have some absurd praejudice that any person 'paedophile' automatically rapes children (as distorted thi...
by Gaydar2000SE
Mon Jun 29, 2009 9:24 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Poll: Website // Aesthetic Opinions Sought
Replies: 2
Views: 939

Re: Website: A Secret Fanbase // Aesthetic Opinions Sought

All right, so having been bodily helped along in the coding problem, I now come to you with an aesthetic problem. Which of the following do you think makes better use of navigational-button hijinks? Kaboom Kablooey Kablam This might be just a really wacky idea on my behalf but ehh. what if you take...
by Gaydar2000SE
Mon Jun 29, 2009 8:59 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Why are Microsoft evil?
Replies: 180
Views: 45485

Re: Why are Microsoft evil?

http://support.apple.com/kb/TA26579 <- google query: 'iTunes secretly copies files unless you turn it off' Where does it say anything about converting them to AAC on that page? No place, maybe at some other place. second can be achieved by: Googling 'iTunes MP3 codec crappy on purpose' When those p...
by Gaydar2000SE
Mon Jun 29, 2009 8:41 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Massive Attack - LP5
Replies: 11
Views: 1675

Re: LP5

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by Gaydar2000SE
Mon Jun 29, 2009 8:34 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Favorite piece of classical music
Replies: 72
Views: 6988

Re: Favorite piece of classical music

No one got it, they knew too little about music.

Understandable, for a forum of bunch of Sigur Ros listening hippies, y'al ain't no understanding of da knowledga yo.

Xenakis > G.W.Bush

IT AIN'T NO FRIGGIN SOUND MAN

Mr. Doctor—the man of a thousand voices
by Gaydar2000SE
Mon Jun 29, 2009 8:09 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Favorite piece of classical music
Replies: 72
Views: 6988

Re: Favorite piece of classical music

Alright...the first song was interesting, I guess, but didn't really envoke too many emotions, except pain in my ears. Maybe it was supposed to be a soundscape of war and death and suffering or something, but I didn't really enjoy it. The Mahler one I actually liked a lot, but I don't see how it's ...
by Gaydar2000SE
Mon Jun 29, 2009 8:00 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9563
Views: 1192788

Re: What are you listening to?

'Herbst9 Vs Z'ev - Downward' ['Through Bleak Landscapes']

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by Gaydar2000SE
Mon Jun 29, 2009 7:33 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Favorite piece of classical music
Replies: 72
Views: 6988

Re: Favorite piece of classical music

OK...what kind of music displays genuine emotion and doesn't suck, then? *Nibbles on kitten* Classical music speaking you might want to try Elend and Mahler , because it sounds insane and duplicit. And also this little cliché . But common practice and 20th century serious music is usually the wrong...
by Gaydar2000SE
Mon Jun 29, 2009 7:12 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: How many different types of music do you listen to?
Replies: 85
Views: 10018

Re: How many different types of music do you listen to?

You stole my trick, I demand royalties.
by Gaydar2000SE
Mon Jun 29, 2009 7:04 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Favorite piece of classical music
Replies: 72
Views: 6988

Re: Favorite piece of classical music

Well yeah, but hell, you can make Band in a Box solo over complex chord changes and it sounds half decent. But there's still an element of human inspiration missing from it. Moonlight has a human touch to it that makes it (at least to me) more than formulaic. And i mean, pretty much any western mus...
by Gaydar2000SE
Sun Jun 28, 2009 9:16 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Favorite piece of classical music
Replies: 72
Views: 6988

Re: Favorite piece of classical music

Hmm, well, different people have different tastes. Define "uninspired". Hard one of course, it's a subjective concept, but Moonlight is of course quite ready made in theory. It starts with a minor chord and a bass line which is the bottom note of the chord under it which after two measure...
by Gaydar2000SE
Sun Jun 28, 2009 8:36 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Pixars Newest - Up
Replies: 57
Views: 6240

Re: Pixars Newest - Up

The world's shit, the only good things are emo concerts to go there and unleash the Metreon Cascade on them. That episode was also quite better than 'Up', no one knows if Neelix was just a racist, Jetrel had good intentions or just wanted to prove to himself that he was not a monster. I love complex...
by Gaydar2000SE
Sun Jun 28, 2009 7:31 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Pixars Newest - Up
Replies: 57
Views: 6240

Re: Pixars Newest - Up

So you dislike Pixar...but regard FF: The Spirits Within as an example of a great CG film? Yes, I have unconventional taste, this means that I think it to be potently intellectual and others think I just have bad taste. But I hate drama, melodrama, and dramatis personae. I like media which has comp...
by Gaydar2000SE
Sun Jun 28, 2009 7:04 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Dream Theater - Systematic Chaos
Replies: 26
Views: 3440

Re: Dream Theater - Systematic Chaos

That almost implies I have a life, begone with thy heresy. I find my own post that has at least some musical background better than all the shit here passed as as opinions with arguments but really being 'I like it + description', also, I like to complain about all things that suck. Or in reality, I...
by Gaydar2000SE
Sun Jun 28, 2009 6:15 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Awesome bands that nobody's heard of
Replies: 551
Views: 100812

Re: Awesome bands that nobody's heard of

This thread goes just as I expected.

Carry on, that, or buy me popcorn.
by Gaydar2000SE
Sun Jun 28, 2009 6:05 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Pixars Newest - Up
Replies: 57
Views: 6240

Re: Pixars Newest - Up

Delightful. Really, I hate that word, but that's the best way to describe this film. The adventures of a man trying to do the memory of his deceased wife's wishes justice, the opening five minutes of this film are IMMENSELY heartwrenching. I consider this film, like many Pixar films, incidentally, ...
by Gaydar2000SE
Sun Jun 28, 2009 5:45 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: New OS's or old?
Replies: 71
Views: 15469

Re: New OS's or old?

dasada122 wrote:Heh. The lack of "Hackability" being one of the selling points.
It's to blind you from how the OS works with all the white in your face, it works.

I have Vista, it came with it, I'm lazy, liked XP more.
by Gaydar2000SE
Sun Jun 28, 2009 5:43 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Ovarian Cyst Symptoms
Replies: 8
Views: 5379

Re: Free Webcomic Hosting

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by Gaydar2000SE
Sun Jun 28, 2009 5:14 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Dream Theater - Systematic Chaos
Replies: 26
Views: 3440

Re: Dream Theater - Systematic Chaos

Both. I'm just kiddin' y'all man, sarcasm. I find it dubious that every one always notes Dream Theater's playing as 'technically highly proficient', but every one who says that gives a different definition of the concept 'technical proficiency', so I am left with the theory that they just say it bec...
by Gaydar2000SE
Sun Jun 28, 2009 4:27 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Dream Theater - Systematic Chaos
Replies: 26
Views: 3440

Re: Dream Theater - Systematic Chaos

It's technically bad played, also, it's uninspired.

But really, it's technically bad played.
by Gaydar2000SE
Sun Jun 28, 2009 4:18 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Why are Microsoft evil?
Replies: 180
Views: 45485

Re: Why are Microsoft evil?

- it converts secretly your musical data to AAC behind your back unless you know how to stop it, popularizing the format and taking your disk space at the same time, ensuring you buy a new Apple external disk, brilliant. - Put a really crappy MP3 Codec into iTunes to make it appear as if AAC is bet...
by Gaydar2000SE
Sun Jun 28, 2009 4:11 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Can a machine be conscious?
Replies: 162
Views: 30623

Re: Can a machine be conscious?

I really think you are conflating free-will and consciousness. You seem to be implying that consciousness requires some kind of freedom of choice, that if something is making decisions mechanically by following an arbitrarily complex formula it cannot also be conscious. Please detail what your requ...
by Gaydar2000SE
Sun Jun 28, 2009 2:50 pm UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: Make google search *only* for porn
Replies: 19
Views: 29795

Re: Make google search *only* for porn

Mail Mr. Munroe, then ask him to put it in a comic, surely in a day or two Google has added the functionality then? Or did you forget about Youtube.
by Gaydar2000SE
Sun Jun 28, 2009 2:44 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Lelouch vs Light
Replies: 10
Views: 3787

Re: Lelouch vs Light

Light would win, as Lelouch, much like all people in Gayass, clearly have some form of cancer because they're radioactive as their hair has all kinds of absurd colours. Just play and wait.
by Gaydar2000SE
Sun Jun 28, 2009 1:46 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: My attempt at a comic
Replies: 8
Views: 1919

Re: My attempt at a comic

Surely for this mistake you shall offer me the lives of your second officers?
by Gaydar2000SE
Sun Jun 28, 2009 1:42 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Curly Brackets Go Where?
Replies: 94
Views: 19981

Re: Curly Brackets Go Where?

About that discussion above, people, and a lot tend to forget that different people have different tastes and find different things readable. I'm personally on the far end and find verdana, 5pt, #050505 on #000000 quite readable in normal daylight, though not at night. Also, larger texts decreases r...
by Gaydar2000SE
Sun Jun 28, 2009 1:27 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Why are Microsoft evil?
Replies: 180
Views: 45485

Re: Why are Microsoft evil?

Microsoft is not more evil than for instance Apple or Sony or Creative or Atari, they've just done it a lot better. But Apple's catching up and understands that the customer is not the friend, rather he is the enemy that must be conquered and enslaved. Excellent examples of marketing genius on Jobs'...
by Gaydar2000SE
Sun Jun 28, 2009 1:07 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Can a machine be conscious?
Replies: 162
Views: 30623

Re: Can a machine be conscious?

I think that you're conflating the ideas of "free will" and "consciousness". I would say those are two very different questions. The "free will" problem is extremely tricky when you take a strictly reductionist view. It's very difficult to see at what point "free ...
by Gaydar2000SE
Sun Jun 28, 2009 12:58 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: When you think, how do you refer to yourself?
Replies: 55
Views: 9757

Re: When you think, how do you refer to yourself?

You people really talk in a voice mentally do you? Is it the same as your real life voice as you experience it? I read some where though that picture thinkers are ultimately disadvantaged because they can never communicate in the language they internally think in. And indeed I find that a lot of con...
by Gaydar2000SE
Sun Jun 28, 2009 12:49 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: My attempt at a comic
Replies: 8
Views: 1919

Re: My attempt at a comic

I was talking about the BBCode IMG tags. not HTML. Yap, and if you look at that XHTML you can from it that the image link is ultimately well-formed. Also, the img tags in the post are [quote="hoggoth"]My first comic. True story: [img]http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_sQSiC84Dff0/SkUeKhTZOpI/AAAAA...
by Gaydar2000SE
Sun Jun 28, 2009 12:31 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Music to drown yourself in
Replies: 50
Views: 5604

Re: Music to drown yourself in

God Sigúr Ros is just extremely bad post rock, every one thinking it's original while it's trite because they're just the only well known post rock band because of aggressive marketing on their behalf. In reality, Kwoon, Trancelike Void, Austere, Alcest, Frail, Every Little Thing, and Amesoeurs are ...
by Gaydar2000SE
Sun Jun 28, 2009 12:09 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: My attempt at a comic
Replies: 8
Views: 1919

Re: My attempt at a comic

Oh, so there is only one comic? the tags only work for URLs, not for images from your computer. :P <div class="content">My first comic. True story:<br /><br /><img src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_sQSiC84Dff0/SkUeKhTZOpI/AAAAAAAAAAM/rel-bCW7oHg/s1600-h/myxkcd.png" alt="Image&...
by Gaydar2000SE
Sun Jun 28, 2009 11:03 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Uh yeah so ehh, portfolio of some sorts
Replies: 2
Views: 1100

Re: Uh yeah so ehh, portfolio of some sorts

Another thing I once started and need to finish. It's a book about a man, one 'Daniel' who's A: A lucid dreamer, B: Does not remember his dreams, he knows in his dreams he shall forget in the morning, thus his dream personality diverges from his wake personality and eventually starts to manifest as ...
by Gaydar2000SE
Sun Jun 28, 2009 9:01 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Favorite piece of classical music
Replies: 72
Views: 6988

Re: Favorite piece of classical music

One of my favourite Xenakis moments has to be the motions at the start of Evryali. It almost gives an idea of what his music would be like if he composed using more accepted techniques, rather than mathematical models Oh, and the insane brass section solo in Synaphai.. I have to plead ignorance int...
by Gaydar2000SE
Sun Jun 28, 2009 7:46 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Favorite piece of classical music
Replies: 72
Views: 6988

Re: Favorite piece of classical music

Hmm, well, different people have different tastes. Define "uninspired". Hard one of course, it's a subjective concept, but Moonlight is of course quite ready made in theory. It starts with a minor chord and a bass line which is the bottom note of the chord under it which after two measure...
by Gaydar2000SE
Sun Jun 28, 2009 7:03 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Favorite piece of classical music
Replies: 72
Views: 6988

Re: Favorite piece of classical music

Even sharper, clearly the poster as so many people refer to 'common practice', roughly the 1600s-1900s focal style of western art music. 'Classical music' is a hideous misnomer any way, it has nothing to do with either 'classical' or 'classicism', and to make it worse, there is a 'classicism' in it...
by Gaydar2000SE
Sun Jun 28, 2009 6:51 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Favorite piece of classical music
Replies: 72
Views: 6988

Re: Favorite piece of classical music

Define 'classical'. Judging from the OP's post, it's all Western Art music. So, everything from Renaissance music to the Avant-garde non-rock composers of today (Terry Riley, Brian Ferneyhough, Michael Finnissy etc.) and everything defined as Western Art music. If you're still not sure, ask Wikiped...
by Gaydar2000SE
Sat Jun 27, 2009 4:19 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Can a machine be conscious?
Replies: 162
Views: 30623

Re: Can a machine be conscious?

Point is: A: The laws of physics as currently there offer no reason to believe that things can just be 'conscious', in fact, it has no concept of it. It's like some sort of magic to them. B: The theory of evolution does not require humans to be conscious, it can just be said that they are automated ...
by Gaydar2000SE
Sat Jun 27, 2009 4:10 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: "Android Boyfriend" Inspired Art (NSFW)
Replies: 26
Views: 3706

Re: "Android Boyfriend" Inspired Art

Lube is for pussies. Lube is for mitigating the effects of friction, Charles. Quit double posting. I didn't double post, there was a post removed. I'm pretty certain there was one between it. By the way, isn't friction like... good in sex? ...you mean that wasn't a pun? I laughed out loud at a pun ...

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