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by a386
Fri May 30, 2008 4:41 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Rachel Ray's bad fashion sense linked to terrorism
Replies: 50
Views: 5661

Re: Rachel Ray's bad fashion sense linked to terrorism

it's incredible how easily and wholly dunkin' donuts was swayed by this sort of racist reaction. the reaction itself, while awful, really didn't surprise me because i guess i'm desensitized to people with big, glaring prejudices but whatever, living in the world will do that to a guy. anyway, what r...
by a386
Fri May 30, 2008 3:40 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Pausing music
Replies: 19
Views: 2309

Re: Pausing music

I make sure I never pause on a suspension or a strong dominant (for you not-as-musically inclined, really big tension spots)... Unresolved chords make me a sad panda. i'm totally guilty of this. sometimes friends will shut their cars off and the radio will decide to click off on like a V7 chord and...
by a386
Fri May 30, 2008 3:29 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90177
Views: 9106960

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

While I am hungry, my saliva tastes different. I can't quite tell what it tastes like, but it definitely develops a taste. Does everyone experience this? when i had braces, if i put something metal like a spoon in my mouth the spoon tasted like metal but if i just touched the braces with my tongue,...
by a386
Tue May 27, 2008 4:18 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: New York area meetup??
Replies: 431
Views: 249031

Re: New York area meetup??

freezepop and xkcdians? sweet scene. barring something going on in my regular life i'd totally tag along.
by a386
Fri May 02, 2008 10:11 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Greatest solo?
Replies: 121
Views: 20665

Re: Greatest solo?

Tired of Sex by Weezer. Thank you. I was going to mention my love of Rivers' guitar work on the first two albums. "Tired of Sex" "In the Garage" and "The World Has Turned and Left Me Here" all rock my socks. For 'modern' Weezer it goes to Maladroit track "Death &a...
by a386
Thu May 01, 2008 6:14 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Perceptions of Agnosticism
Replies: 43
Views: 3923

Re: Perceptions of Agnosticism

In other news, I'd like to make sure that everyone here has seen the bumper sticker that reads: "Militant agnostic: I don't know and you don't either!" I think that sums up my position best. :) that was what i had meant by hard agnostic that bumper sticker. anyway when one of you hears so...
by a386
Wed Apr 30, 2008 2:41 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Perceptions of Agnosticism
Replies: 43
Views: 3923

Re: Perceptions of Agnosticism

alot of people here are comparing agnosticism to like a philosophical belief that nothing is provable, but i don't think it's that simple. basically yeah i'm agnostic about gravity but within that basic frame of doubt of all things constantly, i think an agnostic person maybe doubts the existence of...
by a386
Wed Apr 30, 2008 2:17 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: "Sweet Caroline"
Replies: 29
Views: 3019

Re: "Sweet Caroline"

i think that's just it, it's cheerful and infectious and fun. it's easy to sing along to and when multiple people do, even people who don't sing along to alot of other things, it kind of makes a community vibe among them. it's hard to walk out of a room full of that song not whistling that song, it'...
by a386
Thu Mar 27, 2008 8:31 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Corrupt-a-wish
Replies: 26069
Views: 2440811

Re: Corrupt-a-wish

granted, but it's still on mercury

i wish i was the bassist for the pillows, and knew how to play bass and i got to tour with them and stuff. also their current bassist is still there and still plays bass but we interact, trade off, play in octaves sometimes to sound cool.
by a386
Wed Mar 26, 2008 3:29 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: The Pillows
Replies: 11
Views: 1793

Re: The Pillows

i watched all of FLCL in a streak instead of sleeping two nights ago and it drove me borderline insane, not like Chinese water torture but like a really good book will, where I'm sort of paralyzed in front of the mystery of life. The music i dont think was what left me so awed but i don't think they...
by a386
Wed Mar 26, 2008 3:19 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Muse
Replies: 40
Views: 4448

Re: Muse

check out the xkcd group on lastfm, we all love the crap out of muse. i can't really put the albums in order because i dont know the songs by album but i can say i like their less-arena tracks more than their more-arena tracks. not to say i don't like cydonia i just like the rest better.
by a386
Sat Mar 22, 2008 6:17 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Corrupt-a-wish
Replies: 26069
Views: 2440811

Re: Corrupt-a-wish

your computer darts away at lightning speeds!

i wish i had a tire swing
by a386
Thu Mar 13, 2008 11:37 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Corrupt-a-wish
Replies: 26069
Views: 2440811

Re: Corrupt-a-wish

granted. you get a bow and arrow, and are faced with an irritated elephant.

i wish for a new set of mandolin strings
by a386
Mon Mar 10, 2008 8:56 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Corrupt-a-wish
Replies: 26069
Views: 2440811

Re: Corrupt-a-wish

granted. everyone's disappointed by your lack of conviction.

i wish i had an apple tree outside my window i could reach to pick apples from
by a386
Fri Mar 07, 2008 8:48 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Corrupt-a-wish
Replies: 26069
Views: 2440811

Re: Corrupt-a-wish

granted, but you also get a magic pair of gloves in the mail that make it so you could turn into any animal while you're wearing them. TOO BAD THEY DON'T FIT.

i wish that when i sang, the sound of a whole choir came out and i could control all the voices.

edit: ninja'd nooo.
by a386
Fri Mar 07, 2008 4:17 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Instrumental rock
Replies: 54
Views: 7103

Re: Instrumental rock

so i come in here and everybody loves explosions in the sky, and some few people related them to 65 days of static whom i had coincidentally stumbled on just a few days before. swayed, i go to pandora and start an EITS station. man, i love this crap. has anybody mentioned broken social scene's all-i...
by a386
Tue Mar 04, 2008 9:20 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: People that should be dead (/gone) but aren't
Replies: 28
Views: 3854

Re: People that should be dead (/gone) but aren't

Other than the aforementioned Jagger and Richards, I would have to say The Who and Rush. What they've done previously is just amazing, and I don't think that they can do better. i can't say anything about the tour Rush went on because i didn't see them but i quite liked Snakes & Arrows. also. i...
by a386
Tue Mar 04, 2008 9:09 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Primus!
Replies: 8
Views: 1740

Re: Primus!

d00mkitt3n wrote:primus is brain food for me.
gets me thinking creatively... i listen to it a lot when i'm sculpting.
:mrgreen:

=D i was just going to say something like that, i love music that gets it flowing and primus is totally up there. primus and Muse, which is funny cuz of the name.
by a386
Tue Mar 04, 2008 12:48 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: WE GOTTA HOOOOLD ON! TO WHAT WE GOT! -singing in the car-
Replies: 56
Views: 4678

Re: WE GOTTA HOOOOLD ON! TO WHAT WE GOT! -singing in the car-

I can leanr the words to a song by listening to it a few times, man see thats the problem with me, i need to try so hard to learn songs sometimes i even need to go look them up. and thats not even just when i dont understand them, i just can't remember lyrics idunno. so there's a select few things ...
by a386
Mon Mar 03, 2008 9:16 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Brass Players
Replies: 61
Views: 5592

Re: Brass Players

heehee im a trumpeter! jazz more than anything. since range seems to be the topic, mine is pretty steadily on that "limit" around a high C or D. (octave above the one inside the staff with a treble clef). i also play french horn in concert band but that's not a major thing, i don't even ow...
by a386
Mon Mar 03, 2008 5:07 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Trumpet Mutes
Replies: 5
Views: 1676

Re: Trumpet Mutes

harmon isn't short for harmonic. The thing's actually called a Wow-Wow mute, but usually it's called a harmon mute because it was initially introduced by Harmon, the company. it's like frisbee. if you're looking to buy someone one you could get a gen-u-ine bonafide Harmon one here or you could get t...
by a386
Mon Mar 03, 2008 4:31 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: WE GOTTA HOOOOLD ON! TO WHAT WE GOT! -singing in the car-
Replies: 56
Views: 4678

Re: WE GOTTA HOOOOLD ON! TO WHAT WE GOT! -singing in the car-

depends who i'm with, but it's a sort of unwritten code with one group that we sing almost any beatles song. and american pie. i remember one time american pie was not even halfway done and we sat in the car idling outside my house (i was being dropped off) and sang it through to the end. man that i...
by a386
Sun Mar 02, 2008 8:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Do you have a fora-crush?
Replies: 165
Views: 12566

Re: Do you have a fora-crush?

Nebulae wrote:
a386 wrote:just one. o unrequited fora-love, why so bare dost thou lay mine soul.

Does he/she know?

nah. it's not a big deal and it's certainly not "unrequited," i just liked how that sentence sounded. >.>
by a386
Sun Mar 02, 2008 8:41 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Does someone have a fora-crush on you?
Replies: 155
Views: 12594

Re: Does someone have a fora-crush on you?

i totally haven't been around long enough and i guess i don't post all that much. maybe though, who knows. probably not.
by a386
Sun Mar 02, 2008 8:05 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Do you have a fora-crush?
Replies: 165
Views: 12566

Re: Do you have a fora-crush?

just one. o unrequited fora-love, why so bare dost thou lay mine soul.
by a386
Sun Mar 02, 2008 6:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0389: "Keeping Time"
Replies: 213
Views: 53609

Re: "Keeping Time" Discussion

This hobby is related to another fun one. Going to a Music Major hang out and playing just "shave and a hair cut" on the piano, leaving off the "two bits" part. Inevitably this will drive one of them crazy enough that they will come to the piano and finish it off. i know this is...
by a386
Mon Feb 25, 2008 5:48 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Strange or even mildly amusing things about your body
Replies: 1607
Views: 189031

Re: Strange or even mildly amusing things about your body

In regards to high pitched whines from CRTs and TVs: #1 You won't have to deal with that for too much longer, since tube televisions/monitors are becoming less and less popular. #2 Be glad that you can hear that while you can. The high end of hearing deteriorates rapidly as you get older. #3 Be gla...
by a386
Tue Feb 12, 2008 9:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3404
Views: 764677

Re: What were your dreams last night?

you ever have it so your alarm goes off and you wake up, but then you fall back to sleep, but your dream continues on from the point when you were awake as if you hadn't fallen back to sleep? That happened to me this morning except in the dream-version of my morning routine all kinds of animals roam...
by a386
Tue Feb 12, 2008 9:31 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 90 Day Jane
Replies: 45
Views: 7465

Re: 90 Day Jane

=( i want to talk to her but she has so many comments, being a pretty little internet phenom, and i dont want to be part of the wave.
by a386
Tue Feb 12, 2008 9:04 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Pancake Day 2008! (Or Shrove Tuesday for non-secular types)
Replies: 22
Views: 2500

Re: Pancake Day 2008! (Or Shrove Tuesday for non-secular types)

is this why ihop is giving away free pancakes today? i did not know that this was why ihop did that. maybe it's not, maybe it's just a crazy coincidence.
by a386
Thu Feb 07, 2008 4:06 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Distributing Condoms in School
Replies: 205
Views: 21562

Re: Distributing Condoms in School

Sex isn't a complex issue. People do it. They want to do it. They really want to do it. It's that simple. You don't try and mitigate a drive like that. You mandate just enough safety stuff to protect people from their own stupid selves and then you get the hell out of their way. hm. maybe simplific...
by a386
Thu Feb 07, 2008 2:58 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Distributing Condoms in School
Replies: 205
Views: 21562

Re: Distributing Condoms in School

any other teenagers here feel weird making the argument that our own demographic needs free condoms because we're too irresponsible and impulsive to resist the temptation of sex? i understand that foragoers are a select slice of the numbers, but still, it feels like kind of a belittling generalizat...
by a386
Thu Feb 07, 2008 1:12 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Let's Write a Story
Replies: 6
Views: 1407

Re: Let's Write a Story

when the winds would blow with rain and snow
by a386
Thu Feb 07, 2008 1:11 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Found your own commune!
Replies: 60
Views: 4777

Re: Found your own commune!

I found a commune based on SCIENCE! I don't mean to nit-pick but you have to remember humans are sometimes irrational. They do all sorts of stuff like get bored, love, hate, be greedy, lazy, depressed, cynical, rebellious and just generally difficult. Your new commune has to cope with all the prats...
by a386
Thu Feb 07, 2008 1:05 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Ozzy Meets Buckethead -- Coming soon to a theater near you!
Replies: 20
Views: 5083

Re: Ozzy Meets Buckethead -- Coming soon to a theater near you!

=D buckethead wins a conversation
(i want to illustrate this conversation in a children's book called "buckethead wins a conversation" now)
by a386
Thu Feb 07, 2008 12:45 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Distributing Condoms in School
Replies: 205
Views: 21562

Re: Distributing Condoms in School

If you do? No. If millions of people do? The government needs to look at those toilets. If the government decides, for example, that millions of people losing 300 bucks is going to screw up the economy, and giving that money back will fix it, then it should. A government is there to help its citize...
by a386
Wed Feb 06, 2008 4:33 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Do you believe ska is dead?
Replies: 35
Views: 4529

Re: Do you believe ska is dead?

i dont think any musical scene really "dies." i mean i guess movements rise and fall but ska is still there, and even if there's not alot of mainstream 3rd wave bands doing anything new with it there's still plenty of people playing it in the little venue down the street. New York i think ...
by a386
Wed Feb 06, 2008 4:32 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Distributing Condoms in School
Replies: 205
Views: 21562

Re: Distributing Condoms in School

Im also a High Schooler, currently taking health, and it's THE MOST USELESS CLASS EVER. man absolutely. i just got done with my quarter-of-a-year of sex ed and it's a class that's there because the state requires it, with no interest coming from the students or the faculty, both are there just to g...
by a386
Tue Jan 22, 2008 10:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0207: "What xkcd Means"
Replies: 482
Views: 72164

Re: "What xkcd Means" Discussion

You shit. You thought we'd never see it, lost in all that text, didn't you? Well you were wrong. What? Barbie? Bikini Bob? Pocket watch as a personal weapon? World of Warcraf- Oh. Yes. That. :mrgreen: It's usually being reminded of stuff that reminds me of remembering. Hah do you have any permanent...
by a386
Sun Jan 20, 2008 12:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0207: "What xkcd Means"
Replies: 482
Views: 72164

Re: "What xkcd Means" Discussion

man i still commonly do 4. sometimes a color of tile is lava. often when i walk my patterns need to be odd-numbered so that the same foot doesn't keep starting them and throw off the symmetry- for example if i'm walking on a sidewalk and i take two steps to every block of sidewalk, that pisses me of...

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