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by bbctol
Thu Dec 22, 2011 6:07 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2116806

Re: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out

Me three, which probably explains why I'm back here after a five-year gap. I remember f_s, though.
by bbctol
Thu Nov 03, 2011 9:36 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Halloween!
Replies: 288
Views: 19159

Re: Halloween!

Not nearly as many people recognized my costume as I had hoped.

Spoiler:
Image


Perhaps I should have acted like more of an asshole?
by bbctol
Tue May 03, 2011 6:45 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13192
Views: 1214554

Re: Today I Learned

Today I learned that a friend of mine occasionally dreams about raping and killing my ex-girlfriend.

Well, THAT was a change of tone...
by bbctol
Thu Apr 28, 2011 2:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0891: "Movie Ages"
Replies: 158
Views: 30125

Re: 891: Movie Ages

Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone came out when I was four.
by bbctol
Tue Mar 15, 2011 6:51 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3248
Views: 566406

Re: What were your dreams last night?

I didn't get into any colleges. That was it, no unusual dreamy stuff, just... didn't get into colleges, incredibly depressed.

Hooo boy this is going to be a fun couple weeks.
by bbctol
Thu Dec 30, 2010 2:17 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Christmas: What did you get?
Replies: 144
Views: 17983

Re: Christmas: What did you get?

+A scarf.

I seem to have worse Christmas presents than most here. It might be because I'm jewish.
by bbctol
Tue Dec 28, 2010 8:03 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Advice to Past Self
Replies: 91
Views: 8640

Re: Advice to Past Self

Advice from 17-year-old self to exactly one year ago: Hey, whoa, you got a girlfriend! Pretty crazy! Now, just be very, very careful not to try to make her conform to your preconceived notions of what a person in a relationship should be like. Because she will! And it will be much more boring and le...
by bbctol
Tue Sep 07, 2010 3:17 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: No signal input in the middle of use
Replies: 2
Views: 559

No signal input in the middle of use

Occasionally, my monitor goes black, puts up "No Signal Input," and the only thing I can do to get it working is manually turn my computer off and on. The odd thing is, this doesn't happen after startup, or any normal time. It happens basically without warning, in the middle of use. Hardwa...
by bbctol
Tue Jun 30, 2009 6:58 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: When you think, how do you refer to yourself?
Replies: 55
Views: 7681

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

Third person, and British accent.

...what? thinking in accents is normal, right?
by bbctol
Tue Jun 30, 2009 6:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0603: "Idiocracy"
Replies: 573
Views: 98934

Re: "Idiocracy" Discussion

But you see, that's a straw-man argument. The stick figure does say that, but the premise of Idiocracy was never that intelligent had once had more kids, it's that the natural forces that used to "thin the heard" were gone so that now the uncontrolled reproduction of the uneducated would ...
by bbctol
Mon May 11, 2009 4:03 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13192
Views: 1214554

Re: Today I Learned

That the change in internal energy of a gas is equal to the 3/2 R times the number of moles and the change in temperature. You'd think I would have learned this earlier, having a test today.
by bbctol
Sun Apr 26, 2009 2:26 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: What kind of voice do you hear in your head when you read?
Replies: 119
Views: 16163

Re: What kind of voice do you hear in your head when you read?

I don't here a voice when reading, but when organizing my thoughts, I'll often lapse into an internal monologue with an incredible British accent. Never really been sure why.
by bbctol
Sat Apr 25, 2009 5:02 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Worst Things to Shout Out During Sex
Replies: 747
Views: 75572

Re: Worst Things to Shout Out During Sex

After having the misfortune to wacth the movie "Twilight", I have now acquired a terrible line for sex or anywhere else:

"Hold on tight, little spider monkey!"
by bbctol
Sat Apr 25, 2009 4:55 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Things you lose easily
Replies: 72
Views: 5928

Re: Things you lose easily

I lose pencils on an average of one per class. I have a neato little pencilcase that I fill up every morning, and it's gone by the end of the day.
by bbctol
Sun Apr 12, 2009 9:36 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Hugs!
Replies: 30280
Views: 1226966

Re: Hugs!

I have apparently returned to these here fora, after an inexplicable hiatus. *hugs the forum itself*
by bbctol
Sun Apr 12, 2009 9:33 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I've become boring - What's your hobby?
Replies: 62
Views: 4426

Re: I've become boring - What's your hobby?

As of a few days ago, building card houses. It's one of those hobbies that's good for convincing people that you're a genius.
by bbctol
Sun Apr 12, 2009 9:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0567: "Urgent Mission"
Replies: 129
Views: 26215

Re: "Urgent Mission" Discussion

Personally, what makes this one is how calm Franklin is at time-travelers appearing in his room.
by bbctol
Sat Mar 07, 2009 7:50 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: High and low point of your day
Replies: 3315
Views: 182134

Re: High and low point of your day

High: Got to wake up at noon.
Low: As a result, couldn't fall asleep until now, 2:50 AM. And I have to get up tomorrow (or rather, later today) at a reasonable hour.
by bbctol
Fri Mar 06, 2009 3:11 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Improving the American school system
Replies: 36
Views: 2454

Re: Improving the American school system

Abolish NCLB. The single greatest thing holding back American public education. Not because of holding back overachievers, really, more because it gives states the incentives to not teach. The easier their curricula, the better their students look, and so we get a state like Mississippi with 20% bas...
by bbctol
Wed Mar 04, 2009 9:53 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Pirates VS Ninjas
Replies: 249
Views: 78113

Re: Pirates VS Ninjas

Ninjas kill people to get revenge. Pirates kill people to get gigantic chests of gold. I think I know which one made the better career choice.
by bbctol
Wed Mar 04, 2009 4:27 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2116806

Re: Confessional Fred- He doesn't care much about your problems

Confession: I haven't been on this forum in forever. Curse you, busy schedule.
by bbctol
Wed Mar 04, 2009 4:25 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I'm going to Brazil
Replies: 13
Views: 540

Re: I'm going to Brazil

Just remember: it's only a state of mind.
by bbctol
Thu Feb 12, 2009 1:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0542: "Cover-Up"
Replies: 113
Views: 20301

Re: "Cover-Up" Discussion

Blood... on the ceiling? Must have been a vigorous method.
by bbctol
Fri Jan 16, 2009 5:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0531: "Contingency Plan"
Replies: 135
Views: 21787

Re: "Contingency Plan" discussion

Argh. The first thing I thought of when reading this comic was "Wait, he just used 'unless' wrong..."
Then i realized I was misunderstanding it, and resolved to never question the Great One again.
by bbctol
Mon Jan 05, 2009 6:58 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Words you think English should have or bring back.
Replies: 643
Views: 114617

Re: Missing Words, Words You Think We Should Have

I second an analog for "starve" pertaining to thirst.

Also, we desperately need two words for "we", one meaning "the speaker+other people", the other meaning "the speaker+the audience".
by bbctol
Wed Dec 31, 2008 5:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0524: "Party"
Replies: 141
Views: 24660

Re: "Party" Discussion

Oh God- just imagine it.

Faranya wrote:Tomorrow is another day.

It is, in fact, another year.
by bbctol
Wed Dec 31, 2008 4:04 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The Spider (Image) From Hell
Replies: 264
Views: 52401

Re: The Spider (Image) From Hell

Man, and I was just about to go to sleep when I saw this thread. :( No sleep tonight...
by bbctol
Wed Dec 31, 2008 3:57 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2116806

Re: Confessions Thread - Large Hadron Confider

Confession: I've spent all of the last week of blissful vacation time sitting in front of the computer.
by bbctol
Mon Dec 15, 2008 10:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0517: "Marshmallow Gun"
Replies: 118
Views: 24091

Re: "Marshmallow Gun" Discussion

I spent all day trying to figure out what this meant after viewing it last night. Then, this afternoon in the car, on comes the Ghostbusters theme, and everyone stares as i start laughing uncontrollably.
by bbctol
Wed Dec 10, 2008 12:37 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Great things that happened to you today*
Replies: 1346
Views: 149411

Re: Great things that happened to you today*

Great things that happened to me a week ago, but I didn't have internet until now: I got a new computer! Mianly because the old one was missing keys, had a broken hinge, had a defective mouse, had a monitor which displayed black as green and white as pulsating pink, and didn't recognize when it was ...
by bbctol
Wed Dec 10, 2008 12:34 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: PICS! ('cause it did happen)
Replies: 22
Views: 1571

Re: PICS! ('cause it did happen)

Woke up to snow! It melted by midday. :?
by bbctol
Tue Dec 02, 2008 4:05 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Easonal Vatars Yndrome Trikes Gain!
Replies: 552
Views: 36417

Re: For those with Easonal Avatars Syndrome

Why, yes, I do have a seasonal avatar! (okay, so I actually just haven't changed it since last Christmas)
by bbctol
Mon Dec 01, 2008 5:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0510: "Egg Drop Failure"
Replies: 124
Views: 45195

Re: "Egg Drop Failure" Discussion

Domestic chickens are not capable of long distance flight, although lighter birds are generally capable of flying for short distances, such as over fences or into trees (where they would naturally roost). Chickens will sometimes fly to explore their surroundings, but usually do so only to flee perc...
by bbctol
Sun Nov 30, 2008 11:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Level up!
Replies: 125
Views: 7245

Re: Level up!

+1 STR and +2 DEX, about, from going to the gym.
by bbctol
Sun Nov 30, 2008 2:40 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Pretend to Be A Time Traveler Day - Now with (some) pics!
Replies: 195
Views: 20286

Re: Pretend to Be A Time Traveler Day - Now with (some) pics!

It's always on November 8th of 1997.
by bbctol
Fri Nov 28, 2008 4:19 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13192
Views: 1214554

Re: Today You Learned

Uhh... today I learned that all of the money my parents had saved for college was in the stock market. Also my dad might lose his job.

Um, maybe college will go down to 5,000 a year?
by bbctol
Fri Nov 28, 2008 3:27 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13192
Views: 1214554

Re: Today You Learned

Today I learned that my laptop is a piece of crap. The hinge broke when I pushed the screen ever so slightly back at the ever so slightly wrong angle. Now white registers as pink, black registers as green, and there are flashing pixels and moving patterns everywhere. Time to invest in a monitor and ...
by bbctol
Wed Nov 26, 2008 7:14 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Interpret Body Signals
Replies: 50
Views: 4107

Re: Interpret Body Signals

Apparently I often have a dead look when walking through the hallways of my school. See, if I don't think about moving my head, it'll just stay wherever it was when I stopped moving it. So until somebody starts talking to me, I can have my head at weird angles, staring into space.
by bbctol
Wed Nov 26, 2008 7:10 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89767
Views: 6337250

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (now with 20% more fungus!)

Sir_Elderberry wrote:
Meowgan wrote:I had a nightmare last night. Doctor Who didn't save me.


You had your eyes closed. Not much the Doctor can do for you, lost cause really...


Especially not when these come.
by bbctol
Tue Nov 25, 2008 12:30 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Book Challenge
Replies: 261
Views: 15116

Re: The Book Challenge

"He also established a parallel military force, the Revolutionary Guards, to protect the revolution and ordered the creation of the Basij, an all-volunteer paramilitary organization to help with law enforcement, the policing of moral issues, and the provision of social services." Man, I re...

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