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by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 9:47 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 904496

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

this day is a real pain,
gotta go unclog a drain,
im really hoping for some rain,
something something something stain.
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 9:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13421
Views: 1719077

Re: Today I Learned

so then why is there so much pressure to move out? i constantly hear people joke about still living in the parents house having something to do with immaturity and "uncoolness" or some other word for that. I think the general point of that whole idea is that bringing along a boy- or girlf...
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 9:42 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Everyday Bike Recommendations
Replies: 39
Views: 5972

Re: Everyday Bike Recommendations

*And really, if you can get your hands on a late 80's steel racing frame you can build an amazing road bike out of it! funny you should mention that, i recently inherited a steel frame road bike from when my dad was a kid, been restoring it. its pretty light, very similar to my other one. just it i...
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 9:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2349776

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

You're being a dick, Tom. Personally? I am a misanthrope- I don't hate people, I just dislike people. So I go out of my way to help people and I generally try to be a kind person to everyone I meet. You want to know why? The reason I'm a misanthrope is that I regularly see people- alone, in groups,...
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 9:24 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13421
Views: 1719077

Re: Today I Learned

I'm 20 and still live at home. I did an extra year of high school to study in Ecuador through my school board, and am now on my 2nd year of full-time work to save for higher education. I would like nothing more than to not live at home but it simply isn't practical. I bike to work everyday because ...
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 9:21 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Everyday Bike Recommendations
Replies: 39
Views: 5972

Re: Everyday Bike Recommendations

frame under 1000 grams. http://www.honedesign.com/sites/giant/magentareign/tcr_advanced.html this kind of insanity over weight is just absurd. should just choose a fram that is light enough to acheive the purpose. 29 pounds is not heavy at all. i can sling this bike over my shoulder and walk home if...
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 9:12 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13421
Views: 1719077

Re: Today I Learned

so in reality, the cool, self dependent life style we are all expected to have just is not possible unless your rich beyond belief.

some people are getting a stern talking to about misleading youth....
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 9:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0962: "The Corliss Resolution"
Replies: 62
Views: 20021

Re: 0962: "The Corliss Resolution"

Almost certainly impossible. The issue critically comes down to power/weight ratios and humans just don't have it. Even among birds you'll note that the larger ones almost exclusively utilize locked-wing gliding rather than flapping-wing flight. The birds that do flap their wings have evolved their...
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 9:06 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13421
Views: 1719077

Re: Today I Learned

really? so the idea that im supposed to have my own place, car, and be already self sufficient was a lie? anyone else concur with this? when did you become self sustaining?
excuse me, i have some people to *cough* talk to.....
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 9:03 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Everyday Bike Recommendations
Replies: 39
Views: 5972

Re: Everyday Bike Recommendations

Tom, I think you're wrong about that. You're mincing the words 'road bike' and 'racing bike'. As I understand it, a road bike is anything meant for going along paved roads, and a mountain bike is anything with fatter wheel forks and shocks. Generally, a mountain bike will be sturdier, but that does...
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 9:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13421
Views: 1719077

Re: Today I Learned

I get the first one, but for the second one, wouldn't be being trustworthy enough to have someone agree to be your cosigner be a point of pride? i guess that is a pretty good point. but being able to support myself is one thing i value over everything else. i don't like having to depend on others f...
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 8:56 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Everyday Bike Recommendations
Replies: 39
Views: 5972

Re: Everyday Bike Recommendations

On an unrelated note, "ninja" is used when you've typed up a response and someone else has responded in the meantime. If you're just adding something to your post, "edit" does nicely. got it. one other thing to consider is weight vs. intended purpose. most racing bikes can get a...
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 8:51 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13421
Views: 1719077

Re: Today I Learned

Is there anyone you know that would co-sign? My step-dad co-signed my first car loan (granted, it was small and for a used card), but it's worth looking into. i really don't like the idea of co-signing, wouldn't want to screw someone else over if i messed up, lost my job, etc. plus its sort of a pr...
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 8:49 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Reactions to your Job
Replies: 98
Views: 80322

Re: Reactions to your Job

When I tell people that I'm an Electrical Engineer with the Corps of Engineers I usually get one of three responses: 1. "Oh cool, so you're an electrician?" /eyeglazeover when you try to tell them the difference. 2. "YOU ARE A FREELOADER ON OUR SYSTEM AND WHAT'S WRONG WITH THE COUNTR...
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 8:47 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Corrupt-a-wish
Replies: 26069
Views: 2440587

Re: Corrupt-a-wish

granted, but they end up taking too much without you realizing it. you feel all woozy now.

i wish for a new dodge charger.
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 8:46 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Take a penny leave a penny.
Replies: 2227
Views: 338289

Re: Take a penny leave a penny.

i attempt talking to said waitress, but end up failing. There is now a pissed off less painted grue hanging in a forcefield breathing heavily, an even more confused looking blonde waitress staring at Tomlidich in a weird way, and a smear of blood leading to an oddly colored scorch mark on the floor ...
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 8:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13421
Views: 1719077

Re: Today I Learned

yeah, so basically if i want to buy a new car i need either: pay in full or: two lines of credit for about three years. i have one credit card now, and hope to apply for another soon, but dang its tough to get ahead at this age, noone wants to trust me. even though i have held down the same job for ...
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 8:29 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Everyday Bike Recommendations
Replies: 39
Views: 5972

Re: Everyday Bike Recommendations

the denali IS aluminum. compare: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Schwinn-26-Protocol-1-0-Dual-Suspension-Mountain-Bike-/230593704702#vi-content http://www.amazon.com/GMC-Denali-Road-Bike/dp/B000FDDWB6 the schwinn is 9 pounds heavier. i don't know exactly where you think you got your numbers. and yeah, the c...
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 4:00 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Team Fortress 2
Replies: 4429
Views: 400024

Re: Team Fortress 2

Does anyone else have trouble identifying the color of Heavies? It might be because I play on minimum graphics, but I often find myself double checking to see if their name pops up, because I can't tell at a glance. I think they have too much black and not enough team color. normally isn't a proble...
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90173
Views: 9106029

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

male, female, alternative?

male, female, unstated?
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:55 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3487064

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Actually, present versions of Windows and Windows Server are among the most secure operating systems on the market. i will have whatever you are having, it must be pretty good to make you believe THAT. you know what was really secure? novell. not the linux kernel either, the proprietary novell kern...
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:52 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 904496

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

i don't see how insults will provide any gain...
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:49 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2349776

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

...then you're an idiot. But luckily, we can fix that! Ignorance =/= Stupidity And now you're edumacated. using wikipedia would normally invalidate any of your points. but i guess i see what you are getting at. can we save them from ignorance/stupidity then? i would like more than 2% of the populat...
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:44 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Corrupt-a-wish
Replies: 26069
Views: 2440587

Re: Corrupt-a-wish

granted, but the guy you kidnapped keeps yelling about his kids or something.

i wish for giant thick plastic domes to appear around all the other posters.
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2349776

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

... I also hate stupid people (and thus have a great lack of respect for the vast majority of humanity). I also play a lot of video games. Hi again. i think most people here hate stupid people.... And that's where you'd be wrong. Hating ignorance is not at all the same as hating stupid people. igno...
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:42 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Attack and Defend
Replies: 2904
Views: 278006

Re: Attack and Defend

i defend with cia intel that is more or less reliable.

i attack with scotch tape.
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:41 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Take a penny leave a penny.
Replies: 2227
Views: 338289

Re: Take a penny leave a penny.

i shoot math geeks clone in the leg.. the raptor drags the still screaming clone back into the dimension. the portal closes. There is now a pissed off less painted grue hanging in a forcefield breathing heavily, and a smear of blood leading to an oddly colored scorch mark on the floor where the pile...
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:38 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: 7.1 Front Panel Audio [SOLVED]
Replies: 17
Views: 9130

Re: 7.1 Front Panel Audio

What!? Why on earth would a sound card need to be plugged into the motherboard via a separate connection? it all has to do with buses. bus speeds, having a bigger bus, where the bus gets its data from, etc. that 7.1 port on your motherboard probably would give great audio if you have a sound card t...
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:35 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Good News, Bad News
Replies: 8749
Views: 874340

Re: Good News, Bad News

good news: these "boyfriends" are figments of the fangirls imaginations so they can't find me.
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:34 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: BIKE 10,000 miles
Replies: 261
Views: 161411

Re: BIKE 10,000 miles

yesterdays commute home + todays commute into work

53.4 + 6.6 = 60

woot even number.

we are makin progress peoples!
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2349776

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

Hi, just noticed this forum (despite being on the forums for quite a while...). I go by brickmack on most sites (because my name is Mack and I build with LEGO). I like doctor who, star trek, computers, and about 30 random things which tend to change daily based on my interests. I also hate stupid p...
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:29 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 904496

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

oh how i wish i had a dame...

Ninja: did not mean to copy dame. just sayin
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:28 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3487064

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

userxp wrote:Fuck you Microsoft. You're not gonna make your OSs more secure if you expect people to pay 180€ for basic security features such as file encryption.


uuhhhh which rock have you been living under? microsoft has never been secure.
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:19 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13421
Views: 1719077

Re: Today I Learned

today i learned: getting credit to buy a car at the age of 19 is not easy.
damn age discrimination.......
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:15 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Hugs!
Replies: 30338
Views: 1732388

Re: Hugs!

i would assume sunday night all the people are trying to finish up homework and stuff at the last minute before class the next day

*hugs all the college peoples*
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:12 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess The Next Poster
Replies: 23681
Views: 1820419

Re: Guess The Next Poster

nope. kromix?
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:10 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Everyday Bike Recommendations
Replies: 39
Views: 5972

Re: Everyday Bike Recommendations

I hate to burst your bubble there, but 29lbs is in no way "very light" for a bike. Especially a road bike. And the fact you ride 10 miles a day doesn't really tell us much about the durability - for all we know you've only had it a week. 29 pounds is actually very light, compared to somet...
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:04 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 904496

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

is this private, or can anyone play this game?
by Tomlidich
Tue Oct 11, 2011 2:59 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Roll to dodge! (Whatever edition)
Replies: 436
Views: 39324

Re: Roll to dodge! (Whatever edition)

awww man i gain a bonus and lose it on the same roll? thats freakin messed up.

>begs meem to give back my magical fn fal rifle and throw my lawn chair into the deal. 1 lawn chair and shotgun= FN FAL rifle (magic)

PWEASE?
by Tomlidich
Mon Oct 10, 2011 8:29 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3487064

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Ah, an Enforced Law is the Law. A non-enforced one is not. A lot of those wouldn't survive in court for five minutes. Sure, it's on the books, but no one's going to arrest you for it, no fines will be assigned, no jail time, no nothing. Hell, you'd first have to find a cop aware it was even a crime...

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