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by Gilly
Sat Jun 07, 2008 5:30 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: What game has caused you to utter the most profanity?
Replies: 421
Views: 41674

Re: What game has caused you to utter the most profanity?

Mario Kart. All of them. Especially the Wii version, with the online points system that I swear is communist. You can come second and still LOSE POINTS. GAH! Don't get me started on Rainbow Road either, or blue shells. Battlefield 2 as well. *Blasted by tank* *Wait 30 seconds to respawn* *Respawn in...
by Gilly
Mon Feb 18, 2008 11:51 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Personal Art links: DeviantArt, flickr, etc.
Replies: 254
Views: 167293

Re: Personal Art links: DeviantArt, flickr, etc.

I'm not cool enough to have a DeviantArt, but I do have a flickr.
by Gilly
Mon Feb 18, 2008 11:08 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Didn't see a blog thread, so here's my own.
Replies: 7
Views: 2021

Re: Didn't see a blog thread, so here's my own.

You just pressed F5 until you got that error, didn't you?

(Er, yeah, refreshing fixes that problem. Don't ask why.)
by Gilly
Sun Feb 17, 2008 6:53 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Didn't see a blog thread, so here's my own.
Replies: 7
Views: 2021

Re: Didn't see a blog thread, so here's my own.

I also has blog.

And cancer. So if you don't visit it, you'd be being cruel to a kid with cancer. You heartless fiends!
Ooh, and it runs on Rails, too.
by Gilly
Fri Jun 08, 2007 1:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0274: "With Apologies to The Who"
Replies: 85
Views: 28148

This is somewhat relevant =].
by Gilly
Wed Jun 06, 2007 10:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0273: "Electromagnetic Spectrum"
Replies: 220
Views: 73002

space_raptor wrote:I was fine with the tampax reference. Some people need to get sicker senses of humour.

Absolutely.

Was the potato a Douglas Adams reference?

Oh, and the obligatory "I WANT THIS AS A POSTER!"
by Gilly
Sat Jun 02, 2007 2:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Synesthesia?
Replies: 96
Views: 13049

So, um... what sound does yellow make, anyway? it sounds like a Zildjian 14" K custom dark crash of course :wink: Mmmm, that's a nice cymbal. Hang on, did everything just taste purple for a second? I think the reason that smells and tastes are often related is because they are just very relate...
by Gilly
Sat Jun 02, 2007 2:45 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Great TV Shows
Replies: 119
Views: 18835

I like Derren Brown. I like the way there are no illusions about him being an illusionist, if that makes sense, and he admits and shows it doesn't work on everyone. That being said, when it does work, it's incredible.
by Gilly
Wed May 30, 2007 9:42 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What are you doing?
Replies: 167
Views: 19857

I was playing Luigi's Mansion earlier. That's weird, I was just thinking about that game earlier. I'll always have fond memories of it; it was the first GameCube game I played and completed without a hitch, really satisfying for some reason. It got me back to playing some Zelda, which I've been mea...
by Gilly
Wed May 30, 2007 5:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD 2.0: INTRODUCE YOURSELF OR PERISH!
Replies: 2548
Views: 329585

Tractor wrote:
Ren wrote:(Excellent senses of humour? Does this need to be plural? It looks awkward.)


No, "Most of us have an excellent sense of humor" is correct. The awkward part is that extra 'u' you have in there. :)

Bah, the colour of sulphur is my favourite!
by Gilly
Tue May 29, 2007 8:52 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Summer TODO list
Replies: 42
Views: 6176

bavardage wrote:>Finish coding capture the flag for my half life 2 deathmatch mod

Ooh, yes please, I need an excuse to get back into that game =].
by Gilly
Tue May 22, 2007 4:10 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Annoying things that happened to you today
Replies: 1053
Views: 143452

I'm so sorry to hear that Puellus Peregrinus. At the risk of bringing more doom-and-gloom into this thread, yesterday I was told I've got Ewing's sarcoma on my right hip, so I can look forward to a summer of chemotherapy :/. On the bright side, I'll be the only 16 year old I know with a titanium hip...
by Gilly
Fri May 18, 2007 9:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Strangest Wrong Number
Replies: 90
Views: 12474

Until the late 90s phone numbers here used to have 5 digits. What you get for living on an island with 65,000 inhabitants.
by Gilly
Fri May 18, 2007 9:16 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD 2.0: INTRODUCE YOURSELF OR PERISH!
Replies: 2548
Views: 329585

Nice catch. Unfortunately, the free promo of signing up, getting a free massage from Randall is now over. Shirts are still available though! "I signed up to the xkcd fora and all I got was this lousy T-shirt." I expect the lucky ones would have a "...and a massage" on the back.
by Gilly
Fri May 18, 2007 9:12 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9561
Views: 1179833

The Who - Boris the Spider

"Look he's crawling up my wall,
Black and hairy very small...."

Love this song.
by Gilly
Fri May 18, 2007 9:10 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD 2.0: INTRODUCE YOURSELF OR PERISH!
Replies: 2548
Views: 329585

Massages? Where can I apply for these massages?
by Gilly
Fri May 18, 2007 8:15 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD 2.0: INTRODUCE YOURSELF OR PERISH!
Replies: 2548
Views: 329585

^I saw you edit that post :P

There were three people who said "When you stop needing to ask that question." I wonder if I hadn't said that, whether anyone would have.

Edit: Oh, go and contradict me by deleting your post, whoever did :P
by Gilly
Fri May 18, 2007 8:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD 2.0: INTRODUCE YOURSELF OR PERISH!
Replies: 2548
Views: 329585

Just out of interest, at what forum-age/postcount/whatever does one cease to be a "newbie" and become able to say "Welcome" in the Introduction thread? SMALL PRINT: (I expect there'll be someone who says "When you stop needing to ask that question" or similar, but still...
by Gilly
Thu May 17, 2007 5:27 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Time to get confrontational about peanut butter
Replies: 393
Views: 44440

^I think umami (no really) is the word you're looking for, something to do with monosodium glutamate.

Anyway, I did mean non-sweet in a salty kinda way. Not like steak :P.

Edit: Unless, of course, you like your steak salty.
by Gilly
Thu May 17, 2007 5:18 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Time to get confrontational about peanut butter
Replies: 393
Views: 44440

^Reading that has just made me doubt my definition, but I've always used it as "not-sweet", if that makes sense. Potato chips (we call them crisps) for example, are savoury.
by Gilly
Thu May 17, 2007 5:06 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Time to get confrontational about peanut butter
Replies: 393
Views: 44440

Tractor wrote:Also, Marmite? Never heard of it.
I wikied it, and have thusly now seen/heard of it, but what does it taste like?

Absolutely nothing like peanut butter. It's very hard to liken to anything but itself really...it's savoury, that's all I can really say about it. Oh, and it's good =].
by Gilly
Thu May 17, 2007 4:58 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Time to get confrontational about peanut butter
Replies: 393
Views: 44440

^Yay Marmite! Peanut butter is good, but I love Marmite....I had four pieces of Marmite'd toast today, excellent. Toast + Marmite + scrambled egg = win.
by Gilly
Thu May 17, 2007 3:48 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9561
Views: 1179833

Queens of the Stone Age - 3s and 7s (acoustic)

Live version from their new (yet to be released) album Era Vulgaris. I think I will quite possibly orgasm when I get my hands on a copy.
by Gilly
Wed May 16, 2007 8:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRODUCTIONS THREAD
Replies: 3985
Views: 689950

I dunno; I've always been suspicious of those pandas. I bet they're just making us thing they're endangered so that they can build up a mass force and take us all by surprise.

Actually, replace "endangered" with "extinct" and you have the raptor situation. It's a conspiracy!
by Gilly
Wed May 16, 2007 8:28 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRODUCTIONS THREAD
Replies: 3985
Views: 689950

You can't have a pit fight without a rabid panda somehow involved.
by Gilly
Wed May 16, 2007 12:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0262: "IN UR REALITY"
Replies: 129
Views: 64632

I love interweb memes. When I get into a conversation with a friend about them we can be sitting there referencing a load of memes and quotes and the whole conversation can be made up of just (sometimes slightly adapted) interblag sayings. This is much to the annoyance of other, less internet-inclin...
by Gilly
Tue May 15, 2007 8:48 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games from your childhood
Replies: 232
Views: 32738

LE4dGOLEM wrote:(only yellow is better, and not by much)

Hmm, silly non-evolving Pikapoo following me around all the time annoyed me in that game.
by Gilly
Tue May 15, 2007 7:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Great things that happened to you today*
Replies: 1346
Views: 176808

^That's so weird, I'm just listening to "Jerry Falwell's god" by Roy Zimmerman (if you haven't heard of him, go check him out on Youtube rightnow, he's hilarious).
by Gilly
Tue May 15, 2007 3:09 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games from your childhood
Replies: 232
Views: 32738

Tetris, Killer Instinct, Mario, Perfect Dark, Goldeneye. Oh my god yes. I'm a little young for the SNES (I'm 15 - though enjoying some classics on my Wii =D), so I grew up on the N64, an excellent diet of Goldeneye , Perfect Dark , Mario 64 , Killer Instinct Gold , Mario Kart , Zelda :OoT and MM .....
by Gilly
Mon May 14, 2007 11:19 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Your mom's face (split from Titles for some reason)
Replies: 182
Views: 35123

Peshmerga wrote:SHE LOVES FUCKING MUDKIPSSS!!!!1111


Fixed.
by Gilly
Sun May 13, 2007 5:41 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Music
Replies: 93
Views: 17224

Well, I play the drums, and the drums exclusively. All very unsophisticated when I read the thread and see you all playing instruments that actually make complicated things like melodies (ahh!), but it's OK, I'm used to the xkcd forums making me feel very low brow and unintelligent. However, I have ...
by Gilly
Sat May 12, 2007 6:01 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Your mom's face (split from Titles for some reason)
Replies: 182
Views: 35123

Which is what your mum gave to me last night.
by Gilly
Fri May 11, 2007 6:27 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Technological Naivety
Replies: 159
Views: 21842

Explaining the concept of torrents is a nightmare. "So I downloaded the file, but it's really small and it won't let me open it!" "Ah, it's probably a torrent file, you'll need a..." "Oh so I can delete it then *deletes*" "Wait, no..." Etc. This happened to me...
by Gilly
Fri May 11, 2007 5:11 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Your mom's face (split from Titles for some reason)
Replies: 182
Views: 35123

She's more into your mum though. She told me last night.
by Gilly
Fri May 11, 2007 4:46 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: What are you eating?
Replies: 396
Views: 51559

lukkucairi wrote:they're sposed to be waffer thin,


Am I the only one that read that in the Monty Python waiter voice?
by Gilly
Fri May 11, 2007 4:26 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Tributes to xkcd
Replies: 22
Views: 3781

While I commend you for your efforts, such a freely available guide detailing a human's survival strategies would only play into the claws of a cunning Raptor, no? It is even conceivable that one may try to edit it with deliberately false information! Never trust a Wiki when Raptors are concerned! F...
by Gilly
Fri May 11, 2007 12:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRODUCTIONS THREAD
Replies: 3985
Views: 689950

VTHodge wrote:
Gilly wrote:I'm Gilly, I'm 15, from the UK. Interests include walking goldfish, hitting things repeatedly with sticks and xkcd.


Hitting things repeatedly with xkcd?


Indeed. It's a beautiful relationship.
by Gilly
Thu May 10, 2007 10:28 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: My Hobby:
Replies: 554
Views: 105612

I've seen a couple of ones I do already posted in here, so I hope this hasn't been posted before. Saying "...said <name>" after someone finishes talking. For example: Mike: "Yeah, that was a good movie" Me: "...said Mike". A good variation is to change the names around ...
by Gilly
Thu May 10, 2007 9:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRODUCTIONS THREAD
Replies: 3985
Views: 689950

I'm Gilly, I'm 15, from the UK. Interests include walking goldfish, hitting things repeatedly with sticks and xkcd.

And next year I will be doing the same AS levels as the guy above me =].
by Gilly
Thu May 10, 2007 9:23 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Five Word Story
Replies: 213
Views: 41390

Looking up one night, Joe noticed a giant poodle that certainly hadn't been there before. "That's odd," he mused, caressing one of its surprisingly green wings. He mounted the poodle (which was actually a dragon), who just liked eating poodles. This sort of confusion was not uncommon in th...

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