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by Wonderbolt
Wed Nov 16, 2016 7:39 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 918913

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Bits like this: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jesse-benn/sorry-liberals-a-violent-_b_10316186.html seem odd. I mean, we literally have liberals beating people up and flying the Nazi flag*. At some point, I feel like you have to stop, look in the mirror, and ask yourself if you're the bad guy. It ai...
by Wonderbolt
Wed Nov 16, 2016 7:30 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: family with morally reprehensible views
Replies: 65
Views: 17862

Re: family with morally reprehensible views

Oof, that's a rough one. I know what I'm going to say is the nuclear option, and I'm not saying this is what'll work for you, but I do know that for me personally my parents and I eventually got to a point where I simply had to cut off contact with them (in fairness there was a lot of stuff that wa...
by Wonderbolt
Wed Nov 16, 2016 9:36 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: family with morally reprehensible views
Replies: 65
Views: 17862

Re: family with morally reprehensible views

Oof, that's a rough one. I know what I'm going to say is the nuclear option, and I'm not saying this is what'll work for you, but I do know that for me personally my parents and I eventually got to a point where I simply had to cut off contact with them (in fairness there was a lot of stuff that was...
by Wonderbolt
Tue Nov 15, 2016 7:10 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: RimFortress! DwarfWorld!
Replies: 8
Views: 3587

Re: RimFortress! DwarfWorld!

I have it on my steam wishlist, planning to get when it goes on sale and something else interesting doesn't grab my attention first. Does it ever go on sale? Some games like Factorio never go on sale. I'm not sure how I'd be able to tell if it does, I *think* I got it when it was on sale, but not s...
by Wonderbolt
Mon Nov 14, 2016 10:11 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 918913

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

http://www.newsweek.com/myths-cost-democrats-presidential-election-521044 Found the oppo stuff on sanders in point two interesting, anyone know anything about the nuclear waste thing? Took me a bit, but I was able to find a few things: Source from C-SPAN of Sanders defending the legislation NIRS so...
by Wonderbolt
Mon Nov 14, 2016 6:27 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 918913

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

CorruptUser wrote:Trump chooses party insider (RNC Chairman Reince Priebus) as chief of staff, and the CEO (Stephan Bannon) of the largest rightwing propaganda mill (Breitbart) as his chief strategist.

Source (Beeb)

More Breitbart. Joy.
by Wonderbolt
Sun Nov 13, 2016 8:43 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 918913

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

President-elect Trump's Sunday morning tweetstorm at the New York Times - CNN

Well, there go my hopes that once elected he would start at least pretending to be a little more... president-y.
by Wonderbolt
Sun Nov 13, 2016 6:37 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: RimFortress! DwarfWorld!
Replies: 8
Views: 3587

RimFortress! DwarfWorld!

Sooooo... RimWorld. Who plays? I've gotten back into it after leaving it for a month or so, and I'm enjoying it quite a lot again. The random events can still feel a little too arbitrary along the lines of "you rolled a one and now we're just going to take half your colony away", but other...
by Wonderbolt
Sat Nov 12, 2016 8:00 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 796425

Re: Awesome Natterings

Bit weird after just posting in the rant thread today, BUT I moved to Canada a year ago today and I couldn't be happier here. :D
by Wonderbolt
Sat Nov 12, 2016 5:08 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 918913

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Is there any data on hate crimes going down again once people got used to the Brexit thing? That's... kinda my hope here, and I'm not actually sure it's based on anything.
by Wonderbolt
Sat Nov 12, 2016 4:33 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28372
Views: 2907534

Re: ANGRY NATTERINGS

It's been a few days, and I still can't tell whether the US election result just isn't affecting me that much ultimately or whether it still needs to hit me. I'm sort of walking around in a daze all day, and I just wish my brain could implode already and get the shitfeels over with.
by Wonderbolt
Sat Nov 12, 2016 3:09 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 918913

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Trump appears open to compromise on The Affordable Care Act - CNN I don't really know what to think of this, it gives me a tad more confidence in my earlier thoughts that a lot of stuff said during the election was just pandering, but we'll have to see what he ends up trying to do in practice. It m...
by Wonderbolt
Sat Nov 12, 2016 1:07 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 918913

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Okay. That helps, a lot. I apologize for snapping at you, in both the previous post, and the post before that; I've been a little on edge, and probably shouldn't even still be posting in this thread. I felt like you were accusing me of pretending to be afraid just to make Trump supporters look bad....
by Wonderbolt
Sat Nov 12, 2016 12:50 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 918913

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

I'm not trying to save face. I was genuinely trying to be helpful in trying to understand people who support Trump. It was never my intention to upset you, and I apologize for doing so. I may still participate in this thread, but I will try my best not to make it sound like I'm trying to minimize yo...
by Wonderbolt
Sat Nov 12, 2016 12:32 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 918913

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

The Great Hippo wrote:If not, then do me a favor: Fuck off.

I can see that this is not going to go anywhere, so I'm going to stop talking to you about it, yeah.
by Wonderbolt
Fri Nov 11, 2016 11:07 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 918913

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Your response makes me skeptical that there's a way for me to ask this question without offending many Trump supporters. I'm not sure how to ask someone in a "PC" way why they thought it's okay to vote for the guy who abused his position to barge in on naked women getting dressed, or expr...
by Wonderbolt
Fri Nov 11, 2016 9:44 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 918913

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Of course my opinion does not particularly matter for this as an outsider who is not direct part of the tensions. But I still wanted to point out that I don't think anybody thinks people only voted for him because of isms, but there is a point after which not considering something a dealbreaker is ...
by Wonderbolt
Fri Nov 11, 2016 9:23 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 918913

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Of course my opinion does not particularly matter for this as an outsider who is not direct part of the tensions. But I still wanted to point out that I don't think anybody thinks people only voted for him because of isms, but there is a point after which not considering something a dealbreaker is ...
by Wonderbolt
Fri Nov 11, 2016 9:00 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 918913

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Of course my opinion does not particularly matter for this as an outsider who is not direct part of the tensions. But I still wanted to point out that I don't think anybody thinks people only voted for him because of isms, but there is a point after which not considering something a dealbreaker is ...
by Wonderbolt
Fri Nov 11, 2016 7:41 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 918913

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

I sure hope the democratic party takes up a different attitude from yours in a month if they ever hope to win another election. I'm not a Democrat; I'm an independent who would like to understand Trump supporters. But if you think trying to understand Trump supporters is the wrong direction for the...
by Wonderbolt
Fri Nov 11, 2016 7:30 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 918913

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

I sure hope the democratic party takes up a different attitude from yours in a month if they ever hope to win another election.
by Wonderbolt
Thu Nov 10, 2016 9:55 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 918913

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

So what do y'all think the chances are that Trump will actually push the trial thing (assuming no pardon or anything of the sort)? I was pretty sure that it's just political posturing, especially considering his tone afterwards, and the fact that before he ran he never seemed to particularly hate th...
by Wonderbolt
Thu Nov 10, 2016 9:42 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 918913

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

That doesn't really make any sense. Clinton's chances of getting convicted are basically nil, and if Obama issuing a pardon would cause people to explode in partisan anger at what many would consider an admission of guilt anyway, might as well wait to see what Trump ends up doing. I also suspect - b...
by Wonderbolt
Thu Nov 10, 2016 8:27 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 918913

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Non-American here, I've been trying to find good resources on this, but so far haven't really been able to. Is there any good explanation out there of what exactly a president can do without going through congress/senate/etc? That would clarify a lot for me in terms of what Trump would actually be a...
by Wonderbolt
Sun Nov 15, 2015 3:57 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Over 100 dead in shooting, bombing in Paris
Replies: 136
Views: 23906

Re: Over 100 dead in shooting, bombing in Paris

I think it's about how it feels less targeted? As in, when a plane gets bombed/shot down, or to name an example closer to home for France - the Charlie Hebdo shooting. It's a tragedy, but people assume that the perpetrators had a (bad) reason for attacking those targets. Now when it's so much more o...
by Wonderbolt
Sat Nov 14, 2015 1:33 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Over 100 dead in shooting, bombing in Paris
Replies: 136
Views: 23906

Re: Over 100 dead in shooting, bombing in Paris

They're supposedly a rock band. Unlikely to be related, given the number of attacks in different locations (6, some news outlets report as many as 7). Was just the most bloody, and looks like they were simply going for maximum casualties everywhere. It's messed up. Edit: The fact that most people at...
by Wonderbolt
Sat Nov 14, 2015 12:55 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Over 100 dead in shooting, bombing in Paris
Replies: 136
Views: 23906

Re: Over 100 dead in shooting, bombing in Paris

Estimates are more along the lines of 140 dead, possibly more, at this point.

I just... I'm not going to try to write more. I just want to cry. Maybe I'll be able to articulate my thoughts later.
by Wonderbolt
Thu Jun 25, 2015 1:20 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8202
Views: 1222964

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

-BUT (and here comes the potential homophobia and transmisogyny), I am particularly disinterested in/repulsed by the idea of having sex with a person who has a penis. Which, given everything else I've said here...doesn't seem like it should be a thing. Like, I'd make out with a ...
by Wonderbolt
Mon May 25, 2015 12:22 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 796425

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

I'm at the airport and will be onna plane to visit cuties (*pokes DaBigCheez*) in an hour or 7! :D
by Wonderbolt
Wed May 13, 2015 1:46 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28372
Views: 2907534

Re: Rant Thread : For all your obscenity screaming needs

Got a celiac dx a bunch of days ago and ever since cutting out gluten I've been feeling awful . Headachy, nausea, skin going all haywire, and a bunch of more TMI-ish issues as well. I've made sure to replace things like bread and whatnot with rice and potatoes and other starches, so it's not like it...
by Wonderbolt
Fri Apr 03, 2015 12:33 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28372
Views: 2907534

Re: Rant Thread : For all your obscenity screaming needs

If I ever manage to find a job, I'm never going to housemates again even if it means having an hour extra commute or needing to budget in other areas that much more. Fuck housemates. Been there, housemates can be awful. Actually not a specific thing housemates did in this particular case. Just, bei...
by Wonderbolt
Fri Apr 03, 2015 11:34 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28372
Views: 2907534

Re: Rant Thread : For all your obscenity screaming needs

If I ever manage to find a job, I'm never going to housemates again even if it means having an hour extra commute or needing to budget in other areas that much more. Fuck housemates.
by Wonderbolt
Thu Apr 02, 2015 10:54 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: XKCD PSN/XBL/Wii/Steam/Specific Game IDs
Replies: 188
Views: 216867

Re: XKCD PSN/XBL/Wii/Steam/Specific Game IDs

Steam ID: teenytinykitten (nick is Vi). Add me tooooo~
by Wonderbolt
Thu Apr 02, 2015 12:04 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 796425

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

rath358 wrote:Yay cake! And HRT! And picking the best day ever to start something like that!

Sorry to say it's actually April 2nd here. :p
by Wonderbolt
Wed Apr 01, 2015 10:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8202
Views: 1222964

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

(Cross-posting from awesome thread because honestly it belongs here too.) Today is my HRTday! Exactly a year ago today I took my first hormone and anti-androgen pills, and since then things have improved a lot (though not exactly linearly, obviously). This is a pretty big deal for me, 'cause not onl...
by Wonderbolt
Wed Apr 01, 2015 10:16 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 796425

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

Today is my HRTday! Exactly a year ago today I took my first hormone and anti-androgen pills, and since then things have improved a lot (though not exactly linearly, obviously). This is a pretty big deal for me, 'cause not only does a full year on HRT show how much has changed and gotten better, but...
by Wonderbolt
Tue Mar 31, 2015 7:23 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Actual (Association) Football Talk.
Replies: 1114
Views: 187043

Re: Actual (Association) Football Talk.

This thread's been inactive for a while, and there's a lot of pretty interesting matches! Currently watching Holland v Spain, currently 2-0. It's... a bit of a weird match, but I like it. :3
by Wonderbolt
Tue Mar 24, 2015 12:53 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13394
Views: 1417859

Re: Today I Learned

Djehutynakht wrote:It's actually not a horrible idea. Planning for the long term. You know the thing won't be maintained indefinitely.

Er, I suppose that depends on whether your prioritize your houses to function as houses, or as things that look pretty when you're all dead?
by Wonderbolt
Mon Mar 23, 2015 2:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8202
Views: 1222964

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Well, that depends. How do you feel about lying to therapists? In all seriousness though, it just depends on whether you get a good therapist or a shitty one. (And I see no problem with lying to shitty therapists to get the medication you need, though obviously a more optimal situation would be to h...
by Wonderbolt
Thu Mar 12, 2015 5:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8202
Views: 1222964

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

I think the situation kind of blew up because I couldn't hold it in anymore and is now slowly starting to get back to normal again. It's all really hard after the breakup, but... we'll get there. Right now I'm mostly just worried about... well, I don't know how I feel about being attracted to guys. ...

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