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by iChef
Wed May 09, 2012 4:37 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Student left in cell 4 days recalls hallucinations
Replies: 67
Views: 9912

Re: Student left in cell 4 days recalls hallucinations

That's the thing, it's not like 500 dollars is big money. Taking that small of a bribe makes it seems like that is an everyday thing. The guy makes more than that every week. I would understand your logic morris if it was thousands of dollars, but the willingness to subvert justice for a few days pa...
by iChef
Mon May 07, 2012 11:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What is your favorite number?
Replies: 39
Views: 7199

Re: What is your favorite number?

17

They would put it on tombstones sometimes in the Roman era because XVII is an anagram of VIXI which means "I lived". Thought it was neat.
by iChef
Mon May 07, 2012 10:53 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Student left in cell 4 days recalls hallucinations
Replies: 67
Views: 9912

Re: Student left in cell 4 days recalls hallucinations

No, I was 19, not trying to go to jail and honestly in way over my head. I was in the first year of college working full time on top and selling fairly small amounts of pot because I didn't have any loans or scholarships and was living in an apartment by myself. I really didn't want to try anything ...
by iChef
Mon May 07, 2012 10:00 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Student left in cell 4 days recalls hallucinations
Replies: 67
Views: 9912

Re: Student left in cell 4 days recalls hallucinations

Yeah I paid up but to explain they had already threatened to take possession of my truck (which due to the laws any property of a drug offender can legally be taken by the state even if you turn out to be innocent at trail once you are accused they only need to say "it may have been bought with...
by iChef
Mon May 07, 2012 9:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Ever gotten a shock from mains electricity?
Replies: 47
Views: 18661

Re: Ever gotten a shock from mains electricity?

I got a good 240 shock coming from a freezer compressor I was working on. Knocked me off my ladder, I bounced off a couple cases of french fries and landed face first on the metal floor. Really the landing hurt more than the shock.
by iChef
Mon May 07, 2012 9:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1052: “Every Major’s Terrible”
Replies: 240
Views: 64999

Re: 1052: “Every Major’s Terrible”

Korbl seems to feel good about a Culinary Arts degree With visions of an ancient noble French pedigree But I think there is something that just occurred to me while watching Gordan Ramsey explode all over the TV Most of us won't be wearing a big white floppy hat We'll be teaching history majors to a...
by iChef
Mon May 07, 2012 6:51 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Student left in cell 4 days recalls hallucinations
Replies: 67
Views: 9912

Re: Student left in cell 4 days recalls hallucinations

This sort of neglect isn't rare in the drug enforcement community. As soon as someone in the US is identified as a drug suspect they lose all their rights. In my hometown someone in a very similar situation was shot. He was at a drug (marijuana) dealers house when it was raided and an officer wasn't...
by iChef
Mon May 07, 2012 6:36 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Bill Nye booed in Waco, said moon doesn't generate light
Replies: 65
Views: 15846

Re: Bill Nye booed in Waco, said moon doesn't generate light

I move to canonize CatholicGirl. She swoops in out of nowhere and with a single page topping first post revives a 3 year old thread from the grave. That's one miracle, I know you got another one in you.
by iChef
Wed May 02, 2012 3:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1050: "Forgot Algebra"
Replies: 360
Views: 86792

Re: 1050: "Forgot Algebra"

I didn't realize I had such a complex job. As a chef I've had to retain almost all the math I learned in school. Just working on a new bread recipe involves getting the correct ratio of ingredients, calculating how much yeast will induce how much rise in a portion of dough at what temperature (which...
by iChef
Wed Apr 11, 2012 4:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1041: "Whites of Their Eyes"
Replies: 68
Views: 20528

Re: 1041: "Whites of Their Eyes"

As it seems this a revolutionary war battle and the people in the comic are using muskets that bullet in panel 4 shouldn't be elongated and it shouldn't be spinning. Shouldn't it be a sphere traveling in either a fairly straight line (if they are at close range) or a slight arc. The mini ball and th...
by iChef
Sat Apr 07, 2012 1:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1039: "RuBisCO"
Replies: 122
Views: 41480

Re: 1039: "RuBisCO"

FarmerJoe wrote: "FLÜGGÅƎNK∂€ČHIŒβØL∫ÊN"

I have no clue how to pronounce that.


I believe it's pronounced "driving enjoyment".
by iChef
Wed Mar 28, 2012 5:30 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Unattributed XKCD quote on the Economist
Replies: 10
Views: 3964

Re: Unattributed XKCD quote on the Economist

Imitation may be a form of flattery, but Randall needs to protect his copyright. If he doesn't go after people using the comic to make money he may lose the ability to do so later. He will end up just like Bill Waterson. Next thing you know we will be swimming in crappy knock off stickers of Black H...
by iChef
Wed Mar 28, 2012 12:40 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Pharmacies deter teens from Plan B
Replies: 45
Views: 7230

Re: Pharmacies deter teens from Plan B

The only time I ever had to take my girlfriend at the time to get Plan B we went to Planned Parenthood. They were very supportive and knew all the regulations. They offer you condoms and information about safe sex practices. They even thanked me for being supportive and coming down there with her (w...
by iChef
Tue Mar 27, 2012 9:29 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Questions For The World
Replies: 2216
Views: 453555

Re: Questions For The World

If you are talking about cutting an exterior wall you need a lot more than some small hand tools. You are going through siding (either aluminium, wood or vinyl) then thin insulation under that, followed by the wall boards, then the framing, more insulation and drywall on the other side. You could do...
by iChef
Thu Mar 15, 2012 9:19 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Georgia Lawmaker Compares Women to Cattle
Replies: 41
Views: 28195

Re: Georgia Lawmaker Compares Women to Cattle

This isn't a case of the big bad MEN telling the poor defenseless women what to do. Believe it or not many women who get pregnant do so by a man. Every once in a while one of these men will stick around with this women for reasons science hasn't discovered yet. To this rare breed of non-evil man thi...
by iChef
Wed Mar 07, 2012 3:21 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Sun 500 miles away
Replies: 9
Views: 3135

Re: Sun 500 miles away

Of course the universe ends 50 km above us. That is where the universe ends and Heaven starts. What did you sleep through Sunday school?
by iChef
Tue Feb 21, 2012 11:20 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Covers That Are Better Than The Originals
Replies: 294
Views: 141383

Re: Covers That Are Better Than The Originals

Stone Temple Pilot's cover of Dancing Daze (Led Zepplin) It sounds cleaner and more laid back. In my younger years I always thought that cover sounded the way heroin feels. Judging by the band doing the cover that effect wasn't an accident.
by iChef
Mon Feb 20, 2012 6:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1019: "First Post"
Replies: 76
Views: 21180

Re: 1019: "First Post"

The solution is to cut out the middle man and just sell the top commenting spot to the highest bidder.
by iChef
Mon Feb 13, 2012 2:28 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Raped by cop then arrested for assaulting officer (trigger)
Replies: 29
Views: 6070

Re: Raped by cop then arrested for assaulting officer (trigg

The system is seriously messed up. Police officers are getting away with crimes way more often than the public realizes. In my area a couple years ago there was a serious situation that wasn't exactly a crime, but a police officer acting very irresponsibly and getting away with it. A local college k...
by iChef
Mon Jan 23, 2012 9:41 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hilarious Encounters With Celebs
Replies: 21
Views: 4030

Re: Hilarious Encounters With Celebs

Back in about 1998 I went to a music festival. The bands playing were Ben Harper, Barenaked Ladies, Alana Davis, Blues Traveler and a couple smaller acts. At about 2 in the afternoon my friend Ben and I went to go stand in a massive line to get burritos. Ben is a HUGE Blues Traveler fan and seeing t...
by iChef
Fri Jan 13, 2012 4:07 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How can I earn some money?
Replies: 16
Views: 3296

Re: How can I earn some money?

When I was in high school I worked full time starting when I was fifteen. If that isn't an option try starting a tutoring service for younger students. Cover material you already know very well. Try to get in touch with the middle school and tutor people who will listen to you. This will be much eas...
by iChef
Thu Dec 29, 2011 3:38 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: A state funeral for Thatcher - why or why not?
Replies: 77
Views: 31648

Re: A state funeral for Thatcher - why or why not?

I saw that they are more common here than in the UK, I was more wondering why that might be, and why they feel so strongly about the issue. It seems to me the best possible outcome that would please the most people is to offer a state funeral and then have her decline it. They honor the former PM, b...
by iChef
Wed Dec 28, 2011 7:18 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Why Chemistry?
Replies: 6
Views: 2146

Re: Why Chemistry?

Are you graded on the content of the paper or just the form. If you are only graded on the structure sounds like a great excuse to proclaim your life long dream of working for a drug baron in the jungles of Vietnam, spending your days building giant scag labs and living in a mansion filled with illi...
by iChef
Tue Dec 27, 2011 10:40 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: A state funeral for Thatcher - why or why not?
Replies: 77
Views: 31648

Re: A state funeral for Thatcher - why or why not?

Didn't Cromwell get a state funeral..... of sorts. Also even though Thatcher was a very divisive PM she still represented a very real portion of the British people. The same way Bush and Reagan did in America. I don't see how there is any real harm in offering a state funeral or why so many people w...
by iChef
Wed Dec 21, 2011 6:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0993: "Brand Awareness"
Replies: 232
Views: 69091

Re: 0993: "Brand Awareness"

The best label in this style I've seen is from U.S. Government food assistance canned meat. After I got out of a homeless shelter and found an apartment I was on food assistance for a few months. They would give us cans of meat that were plain white labels with a black outline picture of whatever wa...
by iChef
Sat Dec 10, 2011 11:00 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Death Note
Replies: 45
Views: 8549

Re: Death Note

Something like that is too powerful for one person to hold. We can all sit here and say we would use it to become superheros of justice and only kill the worst scum of the Earth, but that wouldn't really happen. First there is too great a chance to kill the wrong suspect. Second, I admit I would be ...
by iChef
Tue Dec 06, 2011 4:59 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Psychological profile of forumites - TMNT
Replies: 45
Views: 6519

Re: Psychological profile of forumites - TMNT

Is upset about the lack of Splinter option.
by iChef
Sun Dec 04, 2011 5:50 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8671
Views: 1831604

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

He's using the drones to bomb those Godless heathens that started the war. All the "Happy Holidays" cards and "Solstice" parties in the world can't save you now.
MUHAHAHAHA!!!!
by iChef
Sun Dec 04, 2011 5:43 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: U.S. Republican Primary
Replies: 2855
Views: 306154

Re: U.S. Republican Primary

Obama uses Alleged Sexual Misconduct, it's Super Effective!!!

Cain has fainted!
Who will Republicans choose next?

> Romney
Paul
Gingrich
Trump
Perry

Go Perry I choose you!
Perry uses Town Hall Meeting.
Rick Perry hurt himself in the confusion.
by iChef
Sat Dec 03, 2011 5:33 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: AL reconsidering immigration law; rich white guy arrested
Replies: 62
Views: 8475

Re: AL reconsidering immigration law; rich white guy arreste

Not to get too far off topic, but the out right stealing is very common all over the US. According to drug laws in this country the police can take anything they find during a drug arrest and keep it. Even if you are later found innocent it is police property. The first time I was arrested they thre...
by iChef
Tue Nov 29, 2011 4:31 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Junior High B-Ball 100-2 Carnage: Mercy Rule?
Replies: 27
Views: 3433

Re: Junior High B-Ball 100-2 Carnage: Mercy Rule?

When I was in the 7th grade I was on a TERRIBLE baseball team. We lost every game that season and only tied once. there was a mercy rule in our league but we never used it. We always played the game until the end no matter the score. Almost every one on the team were good friends and it was fun just...
by iChef
Mon Nov 28, 2011 1:09 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What is your best thanksgiving related story?
Replies: 8
Views: 2309

Re: What is your best thanksgiving related story?

Every year my family plays a football game after dinner. A couple years ago one of my cousins fell and split his face wide open. We were at my grandparents house which is kinda in the middle of no where in the woods of Michigan. It was decided that another cousin who had recently entered med school ...
by iChef
Wed Nov 23, 2011 6:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0981: "Porn Folder"
Replies: 72
Views: 31647

Re: 0981: "Porn Folder"

I'll be in my room hardlinking my directory, if you know what I mean.

Sure you can do it on your own drive, but if you do it to a shared network drive does that count as an orgy?
by iChef
Sat Nov 12, 2011 1:17 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Fiber prevents cancer
Replies: 60
Views: 6997

Re: White bread causes cancer

On behalf of my people I am highly offended by this topic.No where in any study does it suggest NASCAR, bud light or duct tape cause cancer in any great amount. Lack of pigment by itself also has little to no effect on cancer rates as long as proper sunscreen is applied. As far as I can tell, in the...
by iChef
Fri Nov 11, 2011 6:46 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Alan Craig: "Confronting the Gaystapo"
Replies: 59
Views: 8490

Re: Alan Craig: "Confronting the Gaystapo"

This makes me feel much, much better about the American conservative movement. I can save this article and next time I hear some one going on about all the ultra religious hateful Americans I can show them one of their own. But seriously as someone who went to Catholic school and grew up in a fairly...
by iChef
Thu Nov 10, 2011 9:54 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Friday Afternoon Blues?
Replies: 15
Views: 4342

Re: Friday Afternoon Blues?

My friday afternoon: Open up some IDE or some report for coursework. Close it, it can wait and I can't be arsed. I read that wrong the first time. Thought it said "Open up IED". I don't advise trying to diffuse a bomb before breakfast unless you really don't have any other choice. My lock...
by iChef
Sat Nov 05, 2011 5:11 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Friday Afternoon Blues?
Replies: 15
Views: 4342

Re: Friday Afternoon Blues?

What on earth is that, and how is it the obvious Friday joke? When I think of Friday the last thing I think about is Steven Colbert dancing with some other guy while a third guy busts through a large calender and starts singing. Am I missing something?


edit: and now my horizons are expanded. ty blue
by iChef
Fri Nov 04, 2011 6:04 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Friday Afternoon Blues?
Replies: 15
Views: 4342

Re: Friday Afternoon Blues?

Not really, But then again my average Friday looks like this 6AM - Wake up and curse God for creating such a thing as 6AM 6:30 - Cold Thai food for breakfast (of champions) 8:00 AM - Arrive at work begin organizing prep sheets and order guides, drink 4th cup of coffee 10:00 AM - most of my morning p...
by iChef
Fri Nov 04, 2011 3:13 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Texas judge beats his daughter for gaming [trigger warning]
Replies: 110
Views: 19674

Re: Texas judge beats his daughter for gaming [trigger warni

I love how he says "It's not as bad as it looks on tape". Was the lighting really that off that it would distort the scene? :lol: Take the video turn off the audio and play "Yakety Sax" over it and play the video at slightly increased speed. You can see how it's not so bad. But ...
by iChef
Sat Oct 29, 2011 3:33 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: One thing that has always bugged me about evolution.
Replies: 48
Views: 8161

Re: One thing that has always bugged me about evolution.

ftfs wrote:
Charlie! wrote:
Dr.Buck wrote:So, in that case, what would you call a deer with no antlers?

A doe?


A deer?


A female deer.

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