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by Ouch.jars
Sun Apr 18, 2010 12:07 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 396254

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

No, the two-second earthquake in South Australia has nothing to do with the volcano in Iceland. Related: Just because a rare, but barely noticeable earthquake hit the city in which you live, it doesn't mean you need to create thousands of groups/pages about it on Facebook and clog my news feed (not...
by Ouch.jars
Sat Apr 17, 2010 3:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0590: "Papyrus"
Replies: 242
Views: 58164

Re: "Papyrus" Discussion

I am one of the Cambria users. I found it when my school started using MS Office 2007 (that's the only thing I like about it. if I want a line space between paragraphs I'll do it myself. And, because they are school computers, I couldn't change any settings even if I managed to find the button for ...
by Ouch.jars
Wed Apr 07, 2010 11:18 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7742
Views: 778109

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Yes, my brother's. Mine haven't been seen since Goddangnityabberwhobbley-knows-when.

Pieces of two different kinds of fruit.
by Ouch.jars
Thu Apr 01, 2010 9:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: xkcd.com/unixkcd
Replies: 292
Views: 115811

Re: April Fools 2010 Discussion

Try:

Code: Select all

man i feel like a woman
by Ouch.jars
Mon Mar 29, 2010 11:14 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9347301

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

My school has a "Good News Assembly" (read that in Professor Farnsworth voice) on April Fools' Day. I wonder if it will be like the April Fools' Day fire drill two years ago...
by Ouch.jars
Thu Mar 25, 2010 5:22 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Noetherlite's big list of f.ilter changes 2010
Replies: 35
Views: 3310

Re: Noetherlite's big list of f.ilter changes 2010

A couple more:
s.cience = spirituality
m.adness = Sparta
by Ouch.jars
Thu Mar 18, 2010 11:51 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: What is in Your Clipboard?
Replies: 3692
Views: 635563

Re: What is in Your Clipboard?

"If you believe in yourself, stay in milk, drink all your school, don't do sleep, and get eight hours of drugs!"


It was on TvTropes, something about Mr. T.
by Ouch.jars
Thu Mar 18, 2010 11:48 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7742
Views: 778109

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Two, both were Christmas presents.

Two CDs/DVDs that you burned something onto yourself?
by Ouch.jars
Mon Mar 15, 2010 11:28 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Adelaide, Australia Meetup
Replies: 66
Views: 32664

Re: Adelaide, Australia Meetup

My friend who posts on here and I want to meet up too. We can try this again. I should be fine with most times Saturday or Sunday, and with school holidays coming up in a few weeks I will be available weekdays too. What dates are good for everyone else?
by Ouch.jars
Mon Mar 15, 2010 11:09 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Possible Adelaide Meetup
Replies: 1
Views: 1634

Re: Possible Adelaide Meetup

Refer to: http://forums.xkcd.com/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=35440

(It shouldn't count as a necro)
by Ouch.jars
Sun Mar 07, 2010 6:29 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: What is in Your Clipboard?
Replies: 3692
Views: 635563

Re: What is in Your Clipboard?

Terry Pratchett


Not sure why that's there.
by Ouch.jars
Sun Mar 07, 2010 6:15 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13423
Views: 1768283

Re: Today I Learned

Today I learned I should put on gloves before cycling for 2 and a half hours. A day later and 2 fingers are still numb and tingly.
by Ouch.jars
Fri Feb 26, 2010 11:43 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Worst song lyrics
Replies: 332
Views: 60760

Re: Worst song lyrics

More from Ke$ha, from Blah Blah Blah: Zip your lips like a padlock Speaking of bad rhyming, The Way I Are by Timbaland: Baby girl, I don't got a huge ol' house I rent a room in a house Listen, baby girl, I ain't got a motorboat But I can float ya boat By the way, what do all these song lyric sites h...
by Ouch.jars
Sat Feb 20, 2010 2:31 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.
Replies: 4973
Views: 760492

Re: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.

FUSED WITH SCIENCE That reminds me of a Gilette Fusion ad ( like this one ) where the "scientists" put blue and orange cylinders into a "particle accelerator" and they combine to make... a razor with 5 blades! (I think this was mentioned earlier in this thread) I will now call t...
by Ouch.jars
Thu Feb 18, 2010 6:58 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 396254

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

And all the cops I've talked to say they don't pull people over for going 5mph or less over the limit. I adhere to the 4mph over the limit approach and sometimes even get foolishly frustrated when someone is going the actual speed limit. I've always gone by the 110% rule (ie, anything over 110% of ...
by Ouch.jars
Fri Feb 12, 2010 3:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0590: "Papyrus"
Replies: 242
Views: 58164

Re: "Papyrus" Discussion

So basicially I want you to imagine a video of "Shoop Da Whoop" flashing on screen a bunch of times, in Papryus, with Hey there Delilah playing in the backround. Nobody ever make this video ever. Please. I am a bad, bad person. I am one of the Cambria users. I found it when my school star...
by Ouch.jars
Fri Feb 12, 2010 11:27 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.
Replies: 4973
Views: 760492

Re: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.

I just saw an Eagle Boys ad saying something like "Sure, you can make 2 large pizzas and garlic bread at home for your famiy, but you can save time and money getting this family meal deal for just $19.95!" It is definitely faster to get pizza from them, but cheaper? I don't remember many g...
by Ouch.jars
Tue Feb 09, 2010 6:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0699: "Trimester"
Replies: 86
Views: 26449

Re: "Trimester" discussion

This reminds me of how the Chasers War on Everything managed to get into a very protected zone at an international summit. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-H6pU4UbRYE really shows how much you can do with a good outfit and being bold enough. And a Canadian flag. This reminds me of something I saw on...
by Ouch.jars
Fri Jan 29, 2010 11:58 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Annoying words, and Words You Hate
Replies: 1994
Views: 493493

Re: Annoying words, and Words You Hate

Yes, I can't say this -ths thing, and I struggle with sixth. That sound & similar ones aren't easy for French speakers. But even many native speakers have problems with "sixth". Eg, my step-father doesn't even try, he just says "sixt". I don't try either, and say "six-u...
by Ouch.jars
Fri Jan 29, 2010 11:56 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Hilarious use for bad computer translations
Replies: 119
Views: 16156

Re: Hilarious use for bad computer translations

http://www.translationparty.com/#6269251

Jack does dive.
ジャックダイビングはありません。
Jack is not diving.
ジャックダイビングではありません。
Jack does not dive.
by Ouch.jars
Mon Jan 25, 2010 1:56 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8673
Views: 1859643

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

My first attempt...
I think it hasn't been done.

Source: #503
xkcdsw503.png
I'm suspicious about Japan and New Zealand too.
by Ouch.jars
Sun Jan 24, 2010 1:30 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Think Before Naming Your Child
Replies: 1622
Views: 352403

Re: Think Before Naming Your Child

Looking at class lists for younger people in my school, I have seen Cooper (several times) and Mackinnon as first names, a Mostyn, and pointless alternate spellings Emmanual, Jakeb, and Daine.
by Ouch.jars
Sun Jan 24, 2010 1:05 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Teachers that cannot teach
Replies: 473
Views: 69908

Re: Teachers that cannot teach

My Japanese teacher (across several grades) seems to be irrationally angry at the whole class 95% of the time. She is known for things like: - Lecturing the class about and confiscating a hat which had been left on a desk by someone in the previous class (happened in my class) - Saying "No sex ...
by Ouch.jars
Mon Dec 28, 2009 10:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0680: "December 25th"
Replies: 148
Views: 25453

Re: "December 25th" Discussion

All of this talk of Christmas and Thanksgiving and Valentine's and conception dates... I was born in April, so I was conceived in July? ... :oops: EWWW, that's when my dad's birthday is! I hate you all! Are you me? I just realised I was born (5 April) exactly 9 months after my dad's birthday (5 Jul...
by Ouch.jars
Sat Dec 26, 2009 1:58 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Awesome Teacher Quotes
Replies: 1764
Views: 404017

Re: Awesome Teacher Quotes

I'd first like to say, I love the xkcd comics but only entered the forum a couple of days ago and think it's made of awesome. Year 8 History, our teacher was teaching us the basic structure of an essay. It went something along the lines of: "First you have a statement. Say... (he looks around ...
by Ouch.jars
Sat Dec 26, 2009 1:47 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3573132

Re: Rant Thread - The Spates of Wrath

That enter-close-to-apostrophe thing seems to happen every other time I type one. It
's led to several awkward moments instant messaging, when it manages to totally change the meaning of the sentence (somehow).
by Ouch.jars
Sat Dec 19, 2009 1:10 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Handwriting
Replies: 58
Views: 11043

Re: Handwriting

One thing that I've noticed that probably has an impact on it: handedness. I'm a lefty, and my handwriting is terrible, because I was taught by a right handed teacher in a right handed class, so I was told to "just do it backwards" -- as a result, I decided I wanted to be able to see what...
by Ouch.jars
Sat Dec 05, 2009 2:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 922745

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Went to an awesome concert starring the B-52's (and Mental as Anything and the Proclaimers) today... well, yesterday now, and got to stand at the front for a while.

Also made a decent pizza sub earlier: pizza sauce, baby spinach leaves, feta, sun-dried tomato, olives, mozzarella.
by Ouch.jars
Thu Dec 03, 2009 1:05 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13423
Views: 1768283

Re: Today I Learned

Through Googling myself, I have found I share a name with a street in Vermont (first and last names) and a crew member for "Divorcing Jack". I also found a newspaper article entitled "[my name] Dies Suddenly". When I Google image searched myself on my school computers, I found ph...
by Ouch.jars
Mon Nov 09, 2009 12:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1493492

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQ Thread - Queer Support!

Here, you cannot give blood for 12 months if you have had sex with a man or, if you are a woman, had sex with a man who you suspect has had sex with another man (or suspect they are bisexual). Same thing with no discrimination between different sex acts/protection. I am too young to give blood right...
by Ouch.jars
Sun Nov 08, 2009 12:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 396254

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

Continuing the theme of musical instruments: "Don't pack a broken keyboard stand. Those parts are obviously warped and there were many more stands where you got that one. It was good we were able to borrow their stand." (towards the end of a music class in which we learned about musical in...
by Ouch.jars
Fri Nov 06, 2009 9:26 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.
Replies: 4973
Views: 760492

Re: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.

And... 11 million players? What are they counting as players? Anyone who accidentally clicked on the ad? I just saw an ad for a mobile phone quiz. The question: what pole is Santa from? The same company had been showing other quizzes, such as "Where is the Eiffel Tower located?" with optio...
by Ouch.jars
Sat Oct 31, 2009 1:10 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.
Replies: 4973
Views: 760492

Re: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.

Without having seen the ad I can take a stab in the dark and guess that the actor playing the Father is roughly 35-45, the actress playing "Mom" is likely 19-25, and the actress playing Daughter is 14-17. Oh! And are they all White? Duh. Like other ethnicities exist in advertising when yo...
by Ouch.jars
Fri Oct 30, 2009 2:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.
Replies: 4973
Views: 760492

Re: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.

There is an ad for some sort of Domino's dessert here, and at the end, there is a shot of a woman eating it. Another woman who looks only a few years younger than her appears in the background and asks, "hey Dad, what are you eating?" (and then the "dad" stuffs it into their mout...
by Ouch.jars
Fri Oct 30, 2009 2:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1493492

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQ Thread - Queer Support!

I feel bad for jumping in so late without reading the whole thread, but I like the atmosphere in this thread so I fell like entering into the report. As for me I'm male, bi, and mostly open about it. I think I'm pretty lucky, especially after hearing some other people's coming out stories. I starte...
by Ouch.jars
Fri Oct 30, 2009 1:51 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: It made sense at the time...
Replies: 207
Views: 21401

Re: It made sense at the time...

After staying awake for 36 hours (because of this) then sleeping for 3 hours, I had to get up for dinner. When seated at the table, I proceeded to yell at my glass of water and started crying. The next day I woke up fine but did not believe it was Monday until 10 minutes later.
by Ouch.jars
Thu Oct 15, 2009 10:53 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Do high school teachers ever use "Powerpoint" for teaching?
Replies: 60
Views: 7295

Re: Do high school teachers ever use "Powerpoint" for teaching?

Our school just put projectors in all the classrooms. So far, there hasn't been much Powerpoint teaching, but it's only been a couple of days. One teacher, however, has put on a couple of YouTube videos.
by Ouch.jars
Fri Oct 02, 2009 1:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13423
Views: 1768283

Re: Today I Learned

Today (well, actually, a couple of days ago, I didn't have internet access) I learned what root beer tastes like.
by Ouch.jars
Sun Sep 27, 2009 11:16 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.
Replies: 4973
Views: 760492

Re: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.

No, the "Uniqueometer" and "What Does Ur Name Mean" are TV ads. I've now noticed that they always appear one after the other.

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