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by Slavaa
Sat May 07, 2011 9:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Time Travel Jokes/Puns
Replies: 85
Views: 39381

Re: Time Travel Jokes/Puns

The past, the present, and the future walked into a bar. It's going to be tense.
by Slavaa
Sat May 07, 2011 8:48 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Media that mixes two or more languages?
Replies: 40
Views: 12058

Re: Media that mixes two or more languages?

French Canadian singer Coeur de Pirate has a song , which is mostly French, but one line is "Tu dis que I'm your only one, c'est ca, prends moi pour une conne," (which means something like"You say that 'I'm your only one,' that's it, take me for an idiot.") Also, people in New Br...
by Slavaa
Sat May 07, 2011 3:05 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3370
Views: 672835

Re: What were your dreams last night?

Advance warning: You asked. This will not make sense. So, it starts, as far as I remember, with my regular bus being a self-driving bed. Nothing unusual in my mind, just assume everything and everyone is invisible and they redid the floor. I get off the bus and go up to my house to find it flooded, ...
by Slavaa
Sat May 07, 2011 1:29 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Awesome Teacher Quotes
Replies: 1764
Views: 362106

Re: Awesome Teacher Quotes

My chemistry/biology teacher was showing us a video of man and a woman performing a duet, and while they're looking into each others' eyes (lovingly, you know), he tells us about the sort of things that go through peoples heads when this sort of thing happens: "He's thinking 'Wow, she's pretty....
by Slavaa
Sat Oct 23, 2010 8:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Omegle!
Replies: 701
Views: 120920

Re: Omegle!

Stranger: hey You: Hello. Stranger: how are you? You: Fine. Stranger: Thats. Good. You: Indeed. Stranger: Yep. Stranger: Do. You. Like. Music. ? You: Yes. Stranger: You. Type. Fast. You: I know. You: I think fast, it translates. Stranger: you didnt that time. what kinda music do you like? You: Well...
by Slavaa
Tue Oct 19, 2010 9:47 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13405
Views: 1514793

Re: Today I Learned

I learned that I'm asexual, just hetero-romantic. It wasn't a matter of seeing what I was seeing, but seeing what other people were seeing. If that makes sense. Also, my new slogan (not that I had an old one) is "Atheist. Asexual. A genius." I love it. It's sort of ironic, considering that...
by Slavaa
Fri Oct 01, 2010 4:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0800: "Beautiful Dream"
Replies: 116
Views: 28940

Re: "Beatiful Dream" discussion (#800)

StClair wrote:Lovin' her bed hair.


Her?

...

OHGOD that's not a beard!

It's 1:34 am local time, gimme a break...
by Slavaa
Thu Sep 16, 2010 3:18 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90038
Views: 8009729

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

My friend and I were just discussing how we have "good night" and "good evening" for "goodbye" and "hello" past nightfall, and we have "Good morning" for hello past midnight (or sunrise, depending on who you ask), but we don't have a goodbye counterp...
by Slavaa
Fri Sep 03, 2010 2:29 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The "How Have I Never Noticed That Before?" thread
Replies: 1141
Views: 183635

Re: The "How Have I Never Noticed That Before?" thread?

The Scyphozoa wrote:It's the opposite for me... I'm usually pretty good at recognizing things like that, to the point where I involuntarily make those connections and annoy myself.


I normally do that all the time, which is why I felt the need to smack myself.
by Slavaa
Tue Aug 31, 2010 9:07 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Science Fiction: Body Parts
Replies: 89
Views: 8141

Re: Science Fiction: Body Parts

All the changes I want would probably be fairly imperceptible. Definitely would like the two hearts thing, maybe double up other important things, too. Make my stomach bigger, I get full really fast and it's kind of embarrassing to have a junior bacon cheeseburger and be too full for my small fries....
by Slavaa
Tue Aug 31, 2010 5:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The "How Have I Never Noticed That Before?" thread
Replies: 1141
Views: 183635

Re: The "How Have I Never Noticed That Before?" thread?

I just saw the word remedial used in the sense of the adjective form of remedy, and it was only now that I made the connection between remedial school programs and remedy ing the students education... "remedial" was just another word entirely until now. I literally smacked myself for that ...
by Slavaa
Tue Aug 31, 2010 4:51 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90038
Views: 8009729

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

Confession: If you have a person in your avatar, they become you in my mind. You, sir, name looks like Wesley Crusher. And despite the recent change, Sir Elderberry is still a bearded black guy. I am perfectly fine being a stick man on an armchair reading a pamphlet/book who constantly interrupts w...
by Slavaa
Mon Aug 30, 2010 11:00 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Mistranslations...
Replies: 26
Views: 4099

Re: Mistranslations...

I once remarked that the French for "Why" is pourquoi . Pour means "For" and quoi means "What". So don't consider your morals when you're asked a favour ("Why should I do this?"), consider accepting a payment ("For what should I do this?"). In Swedis...
by Slavaa
Mon Aug 30, 2010 10:52 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: "Twenty-ten" or "two thousand (and) ten"?
Replies: 33
Views: 6542

Re: "Twenty-ten" or "two thousand (and) ten"?

While I'll put up with people who say "Two thousand (and) ten", I'll start smacking people if I heard the super-syllabic "Two thousand and eleven" over the much flow-ier "Twenty-eleven". Also, I know (of) a person who says "Two-oh-ten", and I'll smack her if I...
by Slavaa
Mon Aug 30, 2010 2:00 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Things you like the idea better than the actual thing.
Replies: 30
Views: 4026

Re: Things you like the idea better than the actual thing.

Right now it's Civilization IV. I'll watch something on the history channel and it'll get me in the mood, then by the renaissance I've lost all giving-a-damn. Hopeful Civ V will be sufficient for a while. I can't wait to learn tons of phrases in a dozen languages just by repetition, repetition, repe...
by Slavaa
Sun Aug 29, 2010 12:38 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90038
Views: 8009729

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

Slavaa wrote:
₪ ø ||| ·o.


I've solved the mystery! It's nothing so intricate as we thought, apparently it's just a rough representation of a bit of the logo from this band:
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by Slavaa
Fri Aug 27, 2010 12:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90038
Views: 8009729

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

It's probably gibberish, although I love trying to decrypt things like that. Maybe I'll just ask.
by Slavaa
Fri Aug 27, 2010 2:38 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90038
Views: 8009729

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

Thank you, I would have wasted hours on the shekel sign... I'll let the intellectuals who are now dying to know what this stuff means know if I can put anything together. Edit: According the Wikipedia article, the sign goes before the number value, so maybe that's one mystery solved. Hmm... Absolute...
by Slavaa
Fri Aug 27, 2010 2:02 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90038
Views: 8009729

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

*Bursts through doors dramatically* *Heaving chest* Guys, guys, guys Guys and gals... I need your help. What in the nine hells do these symbols mean? ₪ ø ||| ·o. The context, if it helps, is a teenage girl's MSN. I'm going crazy trying to figure it out! The best I can do is that it's a really convol...
by Slavaa
Tue Aug 24, 2010 1:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20908
Views: 2669082

Re: Postify your facerity

AtomLamp wrote:
My person D;


Aww, turn that frown upside down emoticon sideways.

;D
by Slavaa
Tue Aug 24, 2010 2:47 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20908
Views: 2669082

Re: Postify your facerity

Just got a haircut today. Before (also posted in the Long haired cute geek boys wanted! thread.) http://img714.imageshack.us/img714/8510/theunthinker.jpg And after: http://img835.imageshack.us/img835/2659/after2z.jpg There is hair gel in the second picture that isn't going to be replaced when it was...
by Slavaa
Thu Aug 19, 2010 11:04 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 837274

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Getting awarded an (Or, in this case, "the" ) Internet by someone you know in real life is always awesome. Especially when it's a female on the comment "You can't spell female without FML." Also, I finished shingling a shed, and got paid $45 for my time. All in all, it's been a f...
by Slavaa
Wed Aug 18, 2010 7:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Omegle!
Replies: 701
Views: 120920

Re: Omegle!

Stranger: hi You: Hi Stranger: asl You: 16/m/Soviet CanuckistaN Stranger: okey Stranger: poor u You: I know, eh? You: I ride a polar bear to my job at the igloo factory every day You: His name is Snuffles Your conversational partner has disconnected. Later: Stranger: hey You: Hello Stranger: hi how...
by Slavaa
Wed Aug 18, 2010 1:24 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The "How Have I Never Noticed That Before?" thread
Replies: 1141
Views: 183635

Re: The "How Have I Never Noticed That Before?" thread?

Recently, I've been putting together words that used to be just words with pre- and suffixes that I know. Eg: Hypocritical; hypo- and in opposite of hyper, critical as in criticism... Durr... I recently-ish realized that my first toe from the big toe has one more joint than the other toes. I've had ...
by Slavaa
Wed Aug 18, 2010 1:15 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13405
Views: 1514793

Re: Today I Learned

Yesterday, I learned that my grandmother's grandmotherly psychic powers lose no effect over Facebook.

Yeah, my grandmother uses Facebook.
by Slavaa
Tue Aug 17, 2010 9:48 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Local Colloquialisms
Replies: 51
Views: 12335

Re: Local Colloquialisms

In the eastern Canadian province of Prince Edward Island... The term "Out West" can mean either Alberta or the eastern tip of the island. A "Corker" is a really hot day. Sometimes "A corker of a day" "Boomer" is the weatherman. Not a weatherman, the weatherman...
by Slavaa
Tue Aug 17, 2010 9:35 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Sexy Accents?
Replies: 121
Views: 20125

Re: Sexy Accents?

I find most accents from the British isles sexy, except for cockney. Very thick cockney makes me want to vomit.

The human peasants in WarCraft III... Ugh.

Also sexy: Swedish, and a few other European ones.
by Slavaa
Tue Aug 17, 2010 9:18 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Greasy
Replies: 19
Views: 3652

Re: Greasy

I've only ever heard it with the soft "s" in Eastern Canada and the TV that's broadcast here.
by Slavaa
Tue Aug 17, 2010 8:37 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Lockers? Bah!
Replies: 48
Views: 7538

Re: Lockers? Bah!

Purchase hiking backpack. Stuff all books in it. Sell combination to someone else.

Much better. =D
by Slavaa
Tue Aug 17, 2010 8:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Does anyone else argue with themselves in their head?
Replies: 23
Views: 3048

Re: Does anyone else argue with themselves in their head?

I try, but it doesn't take long before both "sides" are just muttering "but, but, but, but," as I think up possibilities and refutations faster than I can articulate them under my breath.

Then I dramatically clutch at my head, fall over, and imagine smoke coming out my ears.
by Slavaa
Sat Aug 14, 2010 10:47 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Awesome Teacher Quotes
Replies: 1764
Views: 362106

Re: Awesome Teacher Quotes

After mentioning to my principal that I did pretty well on all my exams except for French history he said "French history doesn't count."

I got a 94 on the final, big project, though, so while it may not have counted, I finished it well enough...
by Slavaa
Tue Aug 10, 2010 11:01 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Where would you like to wake up Tomorrow
Replies: 23
Views: 2488

Re: Where would you like to wake up Tomorrow

At a specific library.
by Slavaa
Tue Aug 10, 2010 1:18 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Making the world a weirder place
Replies: 1920
Views: 159345

Re: Making the world a weirder place

I have a pair of red-and-green 3D glasses that I got for the sole purpose of telling people (usually in these exact words) that I bought them "for the sole purpose of looking eccentric." Occasionally I actually wear them.
by Slavaa
Wed Jul 28, 2010 12:39 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How'd you come up with your username(s)?
Replies: 1405
Views: 225413

Re: How'd you come up with your username(s)?

Would you be surprised to hear that its my old D&D character's name.

Not sure where I got that from, though, s'been a long while.
by Slavaa
Thu Jul 22, 2010 2:28 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Long haired cute geek boys wanted!
Replies: 733
Views: 105242

Re: Long haired cute geek boys wanted!

"Long haired geek boy" is pretty much what my parents would say, preceded by "have you seen a", if they lost me in a mall. Oh, and "tall". http://img714.imageshack.us/img714/8510/theunthinker.jpg Excuse the grainy, black and whitedness, I'm using an old webcam. A really...
by Slavaa
Fri May 07, 2010 12:29 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Unimpressive superpowers
Replies: 256
Views: 23574

Re: Unimpressive superpowers

The ability to switch from being good at QWERTY to good at Dvorak at will. The ability to understand any language but only when it's part of a song that over one million people have heard before. The ability to know what language an expression/word in your native language is derived from. The abilit...
by Slavaa
Thu Apr 29, 2010 11:14 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Mimicking accents
Replies: 72
Views: 12688

Re: Mimicking accents

I actually had a quite good English accent going after a two-seasons-in-two-days Doctor Who marathon, but after I returned to reality and Canada it went away pretty quick. Interestingly, I can only do accents for the specific words I've heard spoken in that accent. I don't seem to have any linguisti...
by Slavaa
Thu Apr 29, 2010 11:02 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Words that sound like what they mean
Replies: 33
Views: 39895

Re: Words that sound like what they mean

I think "geek" seems to fit, it just seems to connect with computers to me.

Rumble and grumble, despite their differing meanings, both seem pretty good.

I find the elements like Unununium and ununseptium are all pretty good, but I guess they were designed to be like that. :D
by Slavaa
Thu Apr 29, 2010 10:49 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Fora member birthdays
Replies: 753
Views: 99841

Re: Fora member birthdays

I was born 4/19/1994, so I recently turned 16. 1, 4, 9, and 16 are all perfect squares, and I'm geeking out about that more than I probably should. I also like having the day higher than 12 and a year higher than 31 (Though I'm sure most people on this board share that bit) so no one is confused abo...
by Slavaa
Thu Apr 29, 2010 10:42 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Writing Instrument
Replies: 82
Views: 14271

Re: Writing Instrument

I'll have to say pencil, if only because I have the worst luck with anything higher than that on a technological level.

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