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by Ghandi 2
Tue Apr 08, 2008 12:28 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Come to Iraq! Get raped by Cheney's fuckheads!
Replies: 86
Views: 8182

Re: Come to Iraq! Get raped by Cheney's fuckheads!

Isn't The Nation the left-wing version of Human Events? I may be remembering the name wrong, but if I'm not, I doubt they have very much interest in the truth. Since you seem to be happy to make such foolish judgments based on perceived political leanings you may be interested to know that the firs...
by Ghandi 2
Sun Apr 06, 2008 11:59 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Come to Iraq! Get raped by Cheney's fuckheads!
Replies: 86
Views: 8182

Re: Come to Iraq! Get raped by Cheney's fuckheads!

Isn't The Nation the left-wing version of Human Events? I may be remembering the name wrong, but if I'm not, I doubt they have very much interest in the truth.
by Ghandi 2
Mon Mar 31, 2008 7:07 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Ted the Caver
Replies: 27
Views: 5218

Re: Ted the Caver

Meh, couldn't really get into it. Although I did like how it ends: With them announcing that they're going back into the cave, and the 'Next' button underneath that just refreshes the page. Like they never came out of it again. I actually thought that was unbelievably cliche. Did anyone...
by Ghandi 2
Mon Mar 31, 2008 7:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0397: "Unscientific"
Replies: 160
Views: 42171

Re: "Unscientific" Discussion

And, though I realize that it's meant for entertainment as well as education, I hate how the immediate reaction is always to concoct an experiment on a grand scale, rather than to do a little research or put pen to paper. In the "do you get wetter running or walking through rain?" myth, I...
by Ghandi 2
Mon Feb 25, 2008 6:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0388: "Fuck Grapefruit"
Replies: 412
Views: 99713

Re: "Fuck Grapefruit" Discussion

Wait, why are bananas so far to the right on the easy scale? You can eat them with just your hands and without having to wash anything!
by Ghandi 2
Mon Feb 04, 2008 12:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0379: "Forgetting"
Replies: 111
Views: 20977

Re: "Forgetting" Discussion

But he must be at least thinking about it. While it's probably not in chronological sequence, I think it's safe to assume that any work parallels the creator's feelings in some way. Why? Maybe he just thought, "hey, that'd make a good breakup comic". You could just ask him, if you're not ...
by Ghandi 2
Mon Feb 04, 2008 11:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0379: "Forgetting"
Replies: 111
Views: 20977

Re: "Forgetting" Discussion

This one's too mopy. Seriously, there's more to life than sitting shiva every time you lose a girlfriend*. * -- Somehow I just know that's what he wants to forget. XKCD has 1 cliche now. I thought I was the only one who gets annoyed when he gets emo all over the comic. Is it useful to speculate how...
by Ghandi 2
Mon Jan 28, 2008 6:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0376: "Bug"
Replies: 97
Views: 36056

Re: 'Bug' discussion

Ugh... This comic is unfortunate in light of this weeks Digg takeover by the group of 4chan griefers calling themselves "Anonymous" and replying to every identical story with the same comments of "Dugg for epic justice!" and the always-popular "[This comment has been removed...
by Ghandi 2
Thu Jan 24, 2008 7:58 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Scientology docs.
Replies: 58
Views: 8799

Re: Scientology docs.

Anonymous vs. Scientology. Whoever loses, we win.
by Ghandi 2
Fri Jan 18, 2008 1:18 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Halo 3 fucked up my ability to play Halo 2
Replies: 15
Views: 2341

Re: Halo 3 fucked up my ability to play Halo 2

Halo 2 isn't very good, you shouldn't be too upset.
by Ghandi 2
Tue Jan 08, 2008 4:58 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: On Tonight's News: Nothing Important!
Replies: 23
Views: 2841

Re: On Tonight's News: Nothing Important!

One day, there will be a channel which Rupert Murdoch won't own, which will give pure, uncensored news...Said Stief, with a slight feeling of hope... :P You know, the reason why Rupert Murdoch is as rich as he is is because he saw a hole (no one is providing news biased towards the right) and fille...
by Ghandi 2
Thu Jan 03, 2008 2:26 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Portal! WILD MASS GUESSING AND THEORIZING AND BULLSHIT!
Replies: 423
Views: 74972

Re: Portal Secrets and Storylines? - ***spoiler warning***

I thought GLaDDos said "You will be paid , and there will be cake." Although it adds a cool layer of mindgames, I don't think the cloning theory/engieneering vs Combine holds up. She tried to kill you with the firepit, why would she do that when you've proven yourself by completing the tes...
by Ghandi 2
Tue Jan 01, 2008 4:17 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: RIAA sue for copying a CD onto your computer
Replies: 35
Views: 3514

Re: RIAA sue for copying a CD onto your computer

Yeah, the RIAA is stupid, but I'm always wary about people distorting what they actually do.
by Ghandi 2
Thu Dec 20, 2007 11:26 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Peak oil?
Replies: 137
Views: 13487

Cheer me up about Peak Oil

I usually dismiss all doomsday/conspiracy theories as only worth the time for the entertainment value (and often they are entertaining. Dec 2012 has been my most recent favorite), but I've read some things about Peak Oil, and although I don't want to believe, I find it very difficult to come up with...
by Ghandi 2
Thu Dec 20, 2007 4:41 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: What is it with nerds and medievalism?
Replies: 40
Views: 7341

Re: What is it with nerds and medievalism?

I blame Tolkein.

But it's probably the romanticism of fighting with swords, wits, and magic. The bad guy is definately really bad because he's a necromancer or something, and such sureity is rare these days.
by Ghandi 2
Wed Dec 19, 2007 8:05 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: How (much) do you listen to music?
Replies: 30
Views: 3057

Re: How (much) do you listen to music?

I don't know, he didn't say anything about speakers because I didn't ask. But I assume that it's probably ok for longer since it's not right next to your ears.
by Ghandi 2
Wed Dec 19, 2007 12:51 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: How (much) do you listen to music?
Replies: 30
Views: 3057

Re: How (much) do you listen to music?

Not that often because usually I like to make it my sole focus. Fun fact: if you listen to music on headphones for more than two hours a day, you are damaging your ears. This was told to me by a serious ear doctor guy. You are also damaging your hearing if you can't have a normal conversation with s...
by Ghandi 2
Mon Dec 17, 2007 11:39 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Backmasking andd Phoenetic Reversals
Replies: 21
Views: 2579

Re: Backmasking andd Phoenetic Reversals

You're still listening for something, and if you look hard enough, you'll find it.
by Ghandi 2
Mon Dec 17, 2007 10:18 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Unpopular Musical Opinions
Replies: 1093
Views: 97723

Re: Unpopular Musical Opinions

davef wrote:Jesus, will you all stop with this shit already? Who the hell cares?

Can someone lock this thread or delete it or something?

If you don't care, don't post. ;-)

Ok, YHF. I'm busy now, but I'll tell you later if it sucks or not. ;-)
by Ghandi 2
Mon Dec 17, 2007 10:16 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Favorite Band that no one has heard of!
Replies: 360
Views: 48598

Re: Favorite Band that no one has heard of!

65dos is awesome. Get One Time for All Time. I want to get Fall of Math, but so far have been unwilling to pay import prices. Destruction of Small Ideas is pretty good, but it removes much of the electronic/glitch element, which was what made them so amazing before, although I understand why since y...
by Ghandi 2
Sun Dec 16, 2007 8:32 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Backmasking andd Phoenetic Reversals
Replies: 21
Views: 2579

Re: Backmasking andd Phoenetic Reversals

It doesn't exist, you find it because your brain is looking for it. You heard it that one time without looking at the fake lyrics because you already knew them and knew what to listen for.
by Ghandi 2
Sun Dec 16, 2007 12:33 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Unpopular Musical Opinions
Replies: 1093
Views: 97723

Re: Unpopular Musical Opinions

Sorry to drag this up again, but she has not responded and it's bothering me. Music needs a melody, thus (most) rap is no music as is most metal. So is a drum solo music? How do you support the idea that a drum, a musical instrument , is incapable of making music on its own? If a drum can make music...
by Ghandi 2
Sun Dec 16, 2007 12:22 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Listen to everything?
Replies: 73
Views: 6662

Re: Listen to everything?

There are very very few people who actually like everything, and it really bothers me when people say "Oh, I listen to everything except (some hated genre)" because they don't . Now maybe they would like avant-garde (example because it's one of the most obscure overall since it often delib...
by Ghandi 2
Thu Dec 13, 2007 8:56 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Rendezvous with Rama
Replies: 22
Views: 5452

Re: Rendezvous with Rama

No, don't bother with 2010. HAL 9000 is an iconic character, but I looked up the plot summary on Wiki and it's just as stupid as I remembered. And the ending completely contradicts the end of 3001 (which I never even finished), which is just pathetic on the part of Clarke.
by Ghandi 2
Thu Dec 13, 2007 7:12 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: "w00t" Word of the Year
Replies: 27
Views: 3270

Re: "w00t" Word of the Year

This made me cry.
by Ghandi 2
Wed Dec 12, 2007 10:06 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Unpopular Musical Opinions
Replies: 1093
Views: 97723

Re: Unpopular Musical Opinions

Ha, it may not supposed to be complex, but intentionally makig something bad doesn't make it any less bad. :P I too dislike Rise Against, but I pretty much hate everything so you shouldn't listen to me. I forgot to add, rap and metal do have melody. The rhythm may be more stronger, but it's still th...
by Ghandi 2
Wed Dec 12, 2007 12:37 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Unpopular Musical Opinions
Replies: 1093
Views: 97723

Re: Unpopular Musical Opinions

Here are mine: Music needs a melody, thus (most) rap is no music as is most metal. Melodies are for flaming sissy homosexuals. Real men listen to avant-garde! That you are women makes no difference to my argument! So called black music should be reduced to black markets. I don't understand what thi...
by Ghandi 2
Wed Dec 12, 2007 9:05 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Favorite Band that no one has heard of!
Replies: 360
Views: 48598

Re: Favorite Band that no one has heard of!

Yeah, that's probably more accurate. There are a lot of people who haven't heard of most prog (everyone knows about the big ones), but they would like it if they heard it. Which is different from some people's views that seem to be that they are the only ones who like or can like this crap. I guess ...
by Ghandi 2
Wed Dec 12, 2007 7:07 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Favorite Band that no one has heard of!
Replies: 360
Views: 48598

Re: Favorite Band that no one has heard of!

ah, alright then, they're bigger than i anticipated. i imagine this popularity only happened post-2001, though. Yeah, it was In Abstentia, Deadwing, and especially Fear of a Blank Planet that made them famous. I think TV on the Radio are fairly well known for an indie group too. But it doesn't real...
by Ghandi 2
Tue Dec 11, 2007 1:12 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Favorite Band that no one has heard of!
Replies: 360
Views: 48598

Re: Favorite Band that no one has heard of!

Ha, if you're in South Africa then I can excuse you.

I mean, they're not like Kanye West, but they're still pretty big. When you buy a 360, there are songs already there on the harddrive (along with some useless videos and stuff), and Shallow is one of them.
by Ghandi 2
Tue Dec 11, 2007 10:58 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Rendezvous with Rama
Replies: 22
Views: 5452

Re: Rendezvous with Rama

The sequel is pretty good. He went off the deep end with the third and fourth, though and got into that "social commentary" crap.
by Ghandi 2
Tue Dec 11, 2007 10:15 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Mass Effect : Meet and Fuck
Replies: 277
Views: 98530

Re: Mass Effect

As far as I know, you don't get any Renegade points for it.
by Ghandi 2
Tue Dec 11, 2007 9:22 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Favorite Band that no one has heard of!
Replies: 360
Views: 48598

Re: Favorite Band that no one has heard of!

Porcupine Tree are on a major label and are preloaded on my Xbox 360 . They are only a small step away from being as well known as The Mars Volta, and in prog circles are possibly more well known. Although TMV are much better. ;-) Kayo Dot is actually fairly well known in prog circles (they're also ...
by Ghandi 2
Tue Dec 11, 2007 9:15 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Oooh. Christmas music!
Replies: 121
Views: 10555

Re: Oooh. Christmas music!

I do, but it's omnipresent.

Now if I could turn off the internet too...
by Ghandi 2
Tue Dec 11, 2007 9:14 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Mass Effect : Meet and Fuck
Replies: 277
Views: 98530

Re: Mass Effect

I got laid by an alien last night. Ahhhh yeah. I got laid by two aliens. The dirty consort slut. What? You play renegade or somethin? It's a neutral action. After you talk to Septimus (who, for some reason, is by far my favorite NPC minor character in the game. Just everything about him), go talk t...
by Ghandi 2
Sat Dec 08, 2007 11:20 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: How do the Theists explain the holocaust
Replies: 278
Views: 20361

Re: How do the Jews and other Christians explain the holocaust

Not sure about the Jews, but most... well, some Christians believe in free will. IE, God does not control anything in the world directly. His realm is the afterlife. Just curious -- it just occurred to me -- do we not retain free will in heaven? (or what do you imagine those Christians would say?) ...
by Ghandi 2
Fri Dec 07, 2007 6:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0351: "Trolling"
Replies: 179
Views: 37510

Re: "Trolling Discussion"

My first thought on this was that if you get "rickrolled" (after looking this up btw), you deserve to be. My second thought was a "rickroller" has issues. Then after noticing the comic is a link... uhm... My favorites are the ones that actually have a chunk of video at the begin...
by Ghandi 2
Fri Dec 07, 2007 2:49 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Oooh. Christmas music!
Replies: 121
Views: 10555

Re: Oooh. Christmas music!

Wait, you didn't know who Clay Aiken was? I envy your ignorance of pop culture. I'm living in Germany, a place sheltered from shows like American Idol (but not from the German version of this abomination). Plus I refuse to watch TV or listen to the radio - a decision that was affirmed numerous time...
by Ghandi 2
Fri Dec 07, 2007 12:49 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Oooh. Christmas music!
Replies: 121
Views: 10555

Re: Oooh. Christmas music!

Wait, you didn't know who Clay Aiken was?

I envy your ignorance of pop culture.
by Ghandi 2
Thu Dec 06, 2007 4:03 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Oooh. Christmas music!
Replies: 121
Views: 10555

Re: Oooh. Christmas music!

Yeah, I hate Christmas music too because there's only a few songs and they just play different versions of them endlessly. It's just annoying. And the bland rampant consumerism aspect of it just makes it worse. I feel genuine empathy for everyone who has to listen to that stuff for 8 hours a day bec...

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