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by warriorness
Fri May 25, 2007 5:27 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD 2.0: INTRODUCE YOURSELF OR PERISH!
Replies: 2548
Views: 337142

Rockapotamus wrote:I go by the name Tim. Even though Tim is not my real name.


You wouldn't by any chance be able to help me find a grail?
by warriorness
Fri May 25, 2007 3:16 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Chess: game 3
Replies: 38
Views: 10705

Re: Chess: game 3

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by warriorness
Fri May 25, 2007 2:44 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: By popular demand: Post your face!
Replies: 3963
Views: 614827

Oddly enough, people keep saying my brother looks kinda like Richard Gere, which I just don't see. We look nothing alike, either. So who do I look so much like that I'm familiar to everybody? It is, however, another possibility that I do actually know some of you. I go to school at University of Il...
by warriorness
Thu May 24, 2007 11:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Surprising things you have learned today
Replies: 100
Views: 14911

I learned that the linux command df -h will give you a human-readable listing of the amount of free and total space on all mounted volumes, including 'udev'. I don't know what that is, though. Maybe it's the swap partition - it says it's 506 MB and I'm pretty sure I set the swap partition to be tha...
by warriorness
Thu May 24, 2007 10:15 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD 2.0: INTRODUCE YOURSELF OR PERISH!
Replies: 2548
Views: 337142

Re: So I'm supposed to introduce myself before I post, eh?

The reason I came here to post is to share my pictures and video from the talk at MIT, you can find it all linked from here: http://laura47.livejournal.com/756377.html I love you already. I've been anticipating videos of that speech since it was announced, and until now I've only seen a minute-long...
by warriorness
Thu May 24, 2007 4:16 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Towel Day May 25th!
Replies: 138
Views: 23471

at the end I'll kill off all the characters! Nobody will ever bug me for a sequel again!" That was the problem with the series... They got lame towards the end. I think this ending was the best possible, though, since he wouldn't be able to make the story stop in another way. You have to admit...
by warriorness
Thu May 24, 2007 4:02 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Golden Compass trailer
Replies: 66
Views: 12373

The poster has the armor looking the same as in the trailer. I'm not sure, though, if the fine details are ornate workings or just banging up. Looks sort of in-between. The ridges look too fine to be hand- (paw-) crafted, but stuff like the circle on the side of the head is obviously decorative. I'...
by warriorness
Thu May 24, 2007 3:54 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: What a fanart!
Replies: 24
Views: 6290

Alcas wrote:If I were going to be really pedantic, I would say that to have that big of an explosion, you'd probably need a Rbapple or ideally a Csapple. Actually a Frapple would work the best but you'd never get that much Francium.


I will never again touch Frappucino as long as I live.
by warriorness
Thu May 24, 2007 3:44 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Golden Compass trailer
Replies: 66
Views: 12373

the more I watch it, the more Iorek's depiction makes me sad. He's...too CGI-y. He looks like he walked out of "Happy Feet". And his armor looks too Ornate and pretty. In the book, it was just big sheets of rusty iron. Sigh. I always imagined him more like a large bear looking man, walkin...
by warriorness
Thu May 24, 2007 2:17 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD 2.0: INTRODUCE YOURSELF OR PERISH!
Replies: 2548
Views: 337142

chrispy1 wrote:Things that make me smile (look at the counts...........)

Image


Things that make me cry in agony: shitty JPG compression on images that clearly don't need it
by warriorness
Wed May 23, 2007 9:32 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: The technical thread
Replies: 436
Views: 75108

This is convenient, because you won't ever encounter "dependency hell" as they call it (where an application depends on some library which you do not have installed). I've run into dependency hell on Windows, actually. Most of the time it results from me forgetting to install device drive...
by warriorness
Wed May 23, 2007 9:17 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Picture Pwn4ge!
Replies: 8368
Views: 1227296

DonChubby wrote:
Rodan wrote:Image

Is it odd that I think about goatse, looking at that picture?


If that's odd, I don't want to be right.
by warriorness
Wed May 23, 2007 8:51 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One of these is true
Replies: 73
Views: 11569

ZeroSum wrote:I vote that you're a cheap bastard: #3!


Nope! The only other part that I bought is my hard drive. Until my last one started dying, that was true, but hey, shit happens.
by warriorness
Wed May 23, 2007 8:47 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One of these is true
Replies: 73
Views: 11569

[Steals Spag's, but with a different answer.] 1. Has climbed mount kilimanjaro 2. Can solve a rubiks cube in less than a minute 3. Has been declared clinically dead for 2 minutes For some reason I read that as "lolimanjaro". I say 3 Okay yeah I'm confusing myself here. I'm used to playing...
by warriorness
Wed May 23, 2007 4:17 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: The technical thread
Replies: 436
Views: 75108

well, so far it runs fine, but there was no video/wine in use so far straining my pc. But I will keep this in the back of my mind, should Ubuntu fail me one day. Please help me once more, I am lost and stuck! How do I install things? Thinking of wine...it is all new and alien to me. Furthermore, no...
by warriorness
Wed May 23, 2007 4:14 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Golden Compass trailer
Replies: 66
Views: 12373

Nyarrrr! What are you, a Pokemon? I love Golden Compass, and I also loved Subtle Knife and Amber Spyglass although the religion theme in those was really thick. Based on the previous trailer (at school so I can't watch the new one yet) (edit: and this one too! :D) I think it's going to be an awesom...
by warriorness
Wed May 23, 2007 2:46 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD 2.0: INTRODUCE YOURSELF OR PERISH!
Replies: 2548
Views: 337142

If it was any political figure ever, I would totally have to say Gengis Khan. Because it would be weird, you know? And the Khan line apparently accounts for a HUGE number of the Asiatic population.* He wouldn't want you to. (Also, you could potentially create a great-great-great-grandmother paradox...
by warriorness
Wed May 23, 2007 2:11 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD 2.0: INTRODUCE YOURSELF OR PERISH!
Replies: 2548
Views: 337142

(wait... I don't want to be a 90's kid... *cries*) Don't cry, Ben. The '90s were awesome! Best music ever created and many other awesome things. Maybe I should make a "Hey, Remember the '90s?" thread. But not now. (My first name is John, but just call me Hodge) Yeah, but to be born in the...
by warriorness
Tue May 22, 2007 8:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD 2.0: INTRODUCE YOURSELF OR PERISH!
Replies: 2548
Views: 337142

Regarding shadebug, I have no idea what's going on there. I talk to the guy regularly on IRC. So was I. I start college this fall. Actually, I start in a few weeks (yay summer classes), but the school year starts in the fall. And I will be a college freshman. Born in 1989. :) I'm going to stick to m...
by warriorness
Tue May 22, 2007 12:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD 2.0: INTRODUCE YOURSELF OR PERISH!
Replies: 2548
Views: 337142

thefiddler wrote:I'm 17 years old, 18 in July. I share a birthday with Hugh (GermanSausage), though he is a year older than me. And it comes to him earlier than myself because he lives in Australia, see, and I don't.


What date's that? I'm also 18 in July, on the 6th.
by warriorness
Tue May 22, 2007 4:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0265: "Choices: Part 2"
Replies: 54
Views: 16124

I love this; it's the silence in the end panel that makes it. Much like http://xkcd.com/c44.html

I think the spaceship ignored her; that is, they got her message but didn't respond.
by warriorness
Tue May 22, 2007 4:20 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD 2.0: INTRODUCE YOURSELF OR PERISH!
Replies: 2548
Views: 337142

My sport is ice hockey; I'm a goalie. Do you make it to many Hurricanes games? My dad and I just picked out our seats for season tickets next year. No, actually I don't... We (typically my dad, brother, and self) go to about one game per season. I used to watch the games on TV all the time before t...
by warriorness
Tue May 22, 2007 3:17 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Picture Pwn4ge!
Replies: 8368
Views: 1227296

SpitValve wrote:Image


where's the pwnage
by warriorness
Tue May 22, 2007 3:14 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One of these is true
Replies: 73
Views: 11569

Peshmerga wrote:Wronggggggg

I guess 2!


Then yours is also 2.

It's actually A Link to the Past that I never finished.
by warriorness
Tue May 22, 2007 2:56 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Picture Pwn4ge!
Replies: 8368
Views: 1227296

Image
by warriorness
Tue May 22, 2007 2:52 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One of these is true
Replies: 73
Views: 11569

1) I was accepted at MIT but chose not to go there. 2) I can say "I don't speak [language]" in over 20 languages. 3) I have lived in Mexico for a year. I'm goin' with one , just because I sort of remember you mentioning it..sometime ago. I'm sure it's one - you were waitlisted. (Also, you...
by warriorness
Tue May 22, 2007 2:43 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Useless Things
Replies: 83
Views: 15555

Wrong. I cannot tell you how many times my swiss army knife has ( made my life easier || prevented injury || even saved my life (one time) ). You haven't been dividing by zero again, have you? The buttons that change the walk/don't walk sign at intersections. Do they actually work? Yeh. They're for...
by warriorness
Tue May 22, 2007 12:42 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: "Bad Maths" Joke
Replies: 60
Views: 8138

What do you call a cocky pair of balls?

Egotesticle.
by warriorness
Tue May 22, 2007 12:19 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD 2.0: INTRODUCE YOURSELF OR PERISH!
Replies: 2548
Views: 337142

So we're all re-introducing ourselves then? Okay. 17/m/Chapel Hill, NC. I'm finishing up my fourth and last year of high school now, am procrastinating doing something about a summer job (although I have a rather good opportunity with a neighbor but I don't know a lot about it because I'm lazy), and...
by warriorness
Mon May 21, 2007 3:24 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Earth Destruction
Replies: 37
Views: 5349

I would go with a very powerful stoneburner.

Fictional weapons aside (i'd use tha deth star! lol!), I think the best way would probably be to find a couple big ass-asteroids, send up a couple of space probes to attach rocket engines to them, and drive them all into the Earth at the same time.
by warriorness
Mon May 21, 2007 1:53 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: "Bad Maths" Joke
Replies: 60
Views: 8138

From bash.org: George Bush is visiting the Queen of England. He asks her, "Your Majesty, how do you run such an efficient government? Are there any tips you can give me?" "Well," says the Queen, "the most important thing is to surround yourself with intelligent people."...
by warriorness
Sun May 20, 2007 8:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Towel Day May 25th!
Replies: 138
Views: 23471

Arthur survived the destruction of the Earth which is something 6X10^9 other people didn't manage. Yeah, only because a certain froody extraterrestrial happened to think he was worth saving. Having a towel makes you a hoopy frood. Having a bathrobe makes you an ill-prepared, bumbling, yet admirable...
by warriorness
Sun May 20, 2007 8:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD 2.0: INTRODUCE YOURSELF OR PERISH!
Replies: 2548
Views: 337142

DonChubby wrote:
warriorness wrote: Or go colorblind.


I am in fact quite a bit colorblind, but not enough that i can't distinguish between yellow and blue(I think it was?).


Formerly hot pink (#FF0080), now lime green (#00FF00). Or, should I say, the color of delicious irony.
by warriorness
Sun May 20, 2007 8:31 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD 2.0: INTRODUCE YOURSELF OR PERISH!
Replies: 2548
Views: 337142

Amagad, warriorness - You changed your avatar, now i won't be able to recognize you without reading your name. I thought someone new had joined for a minute. Just look for the huge ass-lazer and you'll be fine. Or go colorblind. For a second there I thought you were addressing both me and another p...
by warriorness
Sun May 20, 2007 7:34 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Modern movies to blow 50's directors' minds
Replies: 186
Views: 51673

As for Ender's Game. They will never make it. It's not a film story. Kiddie nudeness has been covered, as has the internal dialogue, but it is also technically neigh impossible. It started life around the battleroom so that can not be skimped at all. I have seen nobody attack zero g properly. Even ...
by warriorness
Sun May 20, 2007 5:34 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Chess: Game 2
Replies: 60
Views: 17068

Would've castled but didn't realize you can't, as you said in irc, castle through the bishop threat.
by warriorness
Sun May 20, 2007 4:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: "Bad Maths" Joke
Replies: 60
Views: 8138

We've already had this thread, but rather than link to it I'll link to the specific post in it in which I posted the biggest "groaner" joke ever: http://forums.xkcd.com/viewtopic.php?p=76552#76552 That is so damn funny. It's like the "strawberry" joke, but better. Strawberry jok...
by warriorness
Sun May 20, 2007 4:43 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Chess: Game 2
Replies: 60
Views: 17068

. . . r k . . r p . . n . p . p . . Q . p . p . . . . . q . . . . B . . . . . . . . . . . . . . P P . . P P P P . . . R K B . R Um, okay... . . . r k . . r p . . n . p . p . . Q . p . p . . . . . q . . . . . . . . . . . . . B . . . . . P P . . P P P P . . . R K B . R Bc3
by warriorness
Sun May 20, 2007 4:28 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Chess: Game 2
Replies: 60
Views: 17068

Now Black is screwed, about to get mated, hanging a rook, and asking for his queen and other rook to get skewered by Bc3. Castling kingside will save both of those rooks at the expense of the knight, and also eliminate the mate threat for now. That's probably the best option.
by warriorness
Sun May 20, 2007 4:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: "Bad Maths" Joke
Replies: 60
Views: 8138

We've already had this thread, but rather than link to it I'll link to the specific post in it in which I posted the biggest "groaner" joke ever:

http://forums.xkcd.com/viewtopic.php?p=76552#76552

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