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by rockintom99
Thu Feb 22, 2007 10:31 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your room!
Replies: 165
Views: 25541

warriorness wrote:That's GNOME on your computer, no?


Er, no, just xp. I like my taskbar on the top, for some reason. Some day, I'd like to set up a linux box up so I can play with it and try to figure it out, but for the moment, it just causes my brain to explode.
by rockintom99
Wed Feb 21, 2007 4:28 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your room!
Replies: 165
Views: 25541

Johnthemage wrote:I have too much too show, plus, like fiddlers, my room looks awful right now.


Didn't stop me :D

Also, I must say, Gordon wins the most-non-boring-looking room award. The lack of bare white walls is very nice. Makes me kindof want to clean up my sty...
by rockintom99
Wed Feb 21, 2007 4:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0226: "Swingset"
Replies: 66
Views: 22437

wisnij wrote:You just have to throw yourself at the ground and miss.


Unfortunately, it is hard to miss such a large target, which also happens to pull you in.

...Sure would be nice if h2g2 physics were the norm :(
by rockintom99
Tue Feb 20, 2007 10:34 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your room!
Replies: 165
Views: 25541

Why is that Gears of War case twice as big as it should be? D:
by rockintom99
Mon Feb 19, 2007 1:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your room!
Replies: 165
Views: 25541

Well, this sounds fun! Ok, so first is room from the door view: http://david.doofsmack.com/images/room/room1.jpg As you can see, my room is anywhere but clean. Also, to make myself seem less crazy, the reason the blanket is covering the window is because I work nightshift, and the blinds are terribl...
by rockintom99
Fri Feb 16, 2007 10:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0224: "LISP"
Replies: 74
Views: 32071

It's too bad they didn't let him on the Tom Green show.
by rockintom99
Thu Feb 15, 2007 4:12 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Jobs
Replies: 11
Views: 2999

...Damn, and I thought i was making bank with $8.50 an hour, which is 50 cents over the minimum wage here in Washington. :(

Oh well, at least I don't mind my job.
by rockintom99
Tue Feb 13, 2007 5:29 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Chocolate! (no more confessions here...)
Replies: 298
Views: 41034

...You guys are weird. And I just watched Being John Malkovich, so I know weird. :wink:
by rockintom99
Mon Feb 12, 2007 1:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Chocolate! (no more confessions here...)
Replies: 298
Views: 41034

Psh. Best chocolate = Toblerone.
by rockintom99
Mon Feb 12, 2007 1:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: (was: Comic sighting at thedailywtf): Buffalo buffalo
Replies: 26
Views: 7705

Badger badger badger badger, mushroom! Mushroom!
by rockintom99
Mon Feb 12, 2007 1:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0222: "Small Talk"
Replies: 131
Views: 31914

Smalltalk always throws me for a loop. Hooray for being socially awkward!
by rockintom99
Sun Feb 11, 2007 7:04 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: C++ Question
Replies: 11
Views: 3068

by rockintom99
Sat Feb 10, 2007 3:53 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: A few short questions about programming
Replies: 2
Views: 1370

No, and no.

Brainfuck is awesome to mess around with, though :D
by rockintom99
Sat Feb 10, 2007 3:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: New Hard Drive
Replies: 23
Views: 4749

Buy solid state instead, much cooler :P Are there really commercially viable solid state drives for personal use? I didn't think so. WRONG!! Though "viable" is arguable, it's definatly there, just way expensive and not fully utilizing the speed of the memory, unless I am misstaken. Still,...
by rockintom99
Fri Feb 09, 2007 4:03 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Wrong number...
Replies: 92
Views: 14799

I *always* get some spanish drug dealer-type guys calling me, always asking for "¿Miguel?". This peaked one week, where i would get 4 of those calls every hour, so I started pretending to be him. They kept asking me for drugs. :(
by rockintom99
Fri Feb 09, 2007 3:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0221: "Random Number"
Replies: 167
Views: 25811

beinsane wrote:

Code: Select all

++++


Hehe, am I the only one who noticed the brainfuck in there? :wink:
by rockintom99
Thu Feb 08, 2007 7:22 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: 24
Replies: 24
Views: 5207

I watched about five minutes of the very first episode, and haven't seen it since. It wasn't very interesting...

Then again, TV in general doesn't really appeal to me. I much prefer a movie, or video games.
by rockintom99
Thu Feb 08, 2007 7:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Show the world your desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]
Replies: 2356
Views: 435736

I feel totally uncreative if I use a background I didn't make, so I made this in Chaoscope

Image
by rockintom99
Wed Feb 07, 2007 8:50 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Avatars! (Attn: Tegan)
Replies: 320
Views: 32226

I made mine in the character creator on ChuChu Rocket Advance, and ended up liking it so much that I transfered it pixel by pixel onto the pc, and made it into my generic online avatar.
by rockintom99
Wed Feb 07, 2007 8:45 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Operating systems
Replies: 122
Views: 20313

Bah, I don't really get what is seriously so damn special about linux. Yeah, it's opensource. Yeah, it's customizable. ...But it's also so freaking hard. I even tried ubuntu for a while, but when i couldn't, for the life of me, figure out how to up the resolution past 1024x768 (and no one else could...
by rockintom99
Wed Feb 07, 2007 8:34 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: TGIF?!?!?!
Replies: 18
Views: 4099

no-genius wrote:
Arturion wrote:Thank the whole general sort of mish-mash it's Friday!


But its not friday. No cookie for you


Thank the whole general sort of mish-mash it's Fwednesday?
by rockintom99
Mon Jan 15, 2007 4:58 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: 23
Replies: 45
Views: 9530

Bah, 23 is for losers. Everyone knows the coolest number is 37.
by rockintom99
Sun Jan 14, 2007 5:12 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Zelda:Twilight Princess
Replies: 161
Views: 21047

Eh, I gave up on trying to get a wii, and instead got an Xbox 360 (which I love to death).

I did get/beat Twilight Princess for gamecube, and it was awesome. Took around 32 hours, and I goofed off quite a lot ;)
by rockintom99
Fri Jan 05, 2007 5:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Very Short Stories
Replies: 93
Views: 18232

Got in a fight; Triangle wins.
by rockintom99
Fri Jan 05, 2007 1:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Very Short Stories
Replies: 93
Views: 18232

Meteor coming! Run! Wait, false alarm.
by rockintom99
Thu Jan 04, 2007 3:27 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Out of Ideas
Replies: 24
Views: 4956

Still doesn't make sense to me, but I only got 4 hours of sleep and a wee bit too much alcohol. :P
by rockintom99
Thu Jan 04, 2007 3:21 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Officials: "Grand Canyon was created by Noah's flood&qu
Replies: 35
Views: 6524

That... wait, what? People actually believe old testament?

...That's almost as hard to believe as the old testament itself ;)
by rockintom99
Wed Jan 03, 2007 3:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Rain and Raptors
Replies: 35
Views: 7865

Aoeniac wrote:Know what would be cooler than a were-raptor? A were-robot.


Jesus Christ on a toaster, that is the coolest thing I have ever heard. Seriously. I would give everything I have to be a were-robot :(
by rockintom99
Sun Dec 31, 2006 4:58 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Rain and Raptors
Replies: 35
Views: 7865

hrryank wrote:
He might be a raptor sympathizer, and his amusement is a sign of uselessness of the survival tips.


In that case I'll have to keep an eye out for him. He's new here...


You're newer.

Anyway, yeah guys, watch out. I'm totally a were-raptor.
by rockintom99
Sun Dec 31, 2006 4:55 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hussein: 1937-2006
Replies: 57
Views: 11297

Belial wrote:
Just another murder. Gotta love the twisted sense of "justice" we humans have decided to go with.


Not justice, really. Revenge.

Such a poor value.

But so satisfying in the short term that it'll never go away...


You find satisfaction with execution?
by rockintom99
Sat Dec 30, 2006 2:27 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: New Year's Eve...
Replies: 81
Views: 13649

Goddamn it. I just realized I am going to be working the last few hours of the year, and the first few hours of next year. This really sucks. :(
by rockintom99
Sat Dec 30, 2006 1:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hussein: 1937-2006
Replies: 57
Views: 11297

That... just seems totally strange to me. I don't know how to feel.

<edit> I guess "somber" would work.
by rockintom99
Sat Dec 30, 2006 12:23 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Rain and Raptors
Replies: 35
Views: 7865

Ok! Fine! Maybe I think raptors are pretty neat, in theory, but I would run as fast as the rest of you if we ended up at Jurassic Park! Jerks.
by rockintom99
Sat Dec 30, 2006 12:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What is your favorite element?
Replies: 111
Views: 20432

Mercury, maybe? I mean, you cannot deny how awesome liquid metal is. Unfortunately, I never have had a chance to play with any. Boo.
by rockintom99
Fri Dec 29, 2006 6:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Popular Communism (Split from Nerdy Pet Peeves)
Replies: 17
Views: 4518

For the record, after one thing one guy said during a conversation about the Che merchandise when I was at college...it's tempting to buy one of the wallets just out of irony. The quote was as follows: "If you're a COMMUNIST LEADER and you end up with your FACE on a WALLET, YOU LOSE." Gre...
by rockintom99
Thu Dec 28, 2006 3:07 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Rain and Raptors
Replies: 35
Views: 7865

A raptor pulling off identity theft? Christ, the list of fears keeps growing! :(
by rockintom99
Thu Dec 28, 2006 8:36 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9561
Views: 1168317

Chameleon by Self
by rockintom99
Thu Dec 28, 2006 8:31 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Rain and Raptors
Replies: 35
Views: 7865

But... you can't deny how awesome it would be to have a pet TRAINED raptor! You could have it eat that stupid neighbor's dog that won't shut the hell up when you try to sleep!
by rockintom99
Thu Dec 28, 2006 8:29 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Moon Landing
Replies: 198
Views: 45867

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQKxAqpjroo It would appear nobody really followed the link in this post. Let me clarify that this is actual video footage of Buzz Aldrin punching the conspiracy guy right in the face. Let me also say that Bruce Schneier checks under his bed every night for Buzz Aldri...

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