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by -.Mateo.-
Wed Mar 03, 2010 1:27 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Your last words?
Replies: 221
Views: 17575

Re: Your last words?

"It's better than Vista" "You don't have the guts to pull that trigger" (optional: have a heart attack) "Death is only the beginning...No, wait, that's birth. Shit, I messed up again" "I just found the cure for death!" (you know what I mean) "But I'm only...
by -.Mateo.-
Wed Mar 03, 2010 12:50 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Extras mescaline Lancaster!
Replies: 13
Views: 2660

Re: Extras mescaline Lancaster!

good to see I'm not the only curious cat in this pack :)
Also, Aram was BHG's role model, so I guess this is some kind of "thank you"
by -.Mateo.-
Tue Mar 02, 2010 11:50 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Should English be the international language?
Replies: 202
Views: 30297

Re: Should English be the international language?

I came across an article regarding a study in the Netherlands on subtitles ... it's from last year and unfortunately it's in German: link . The study / their findings: Dutch students, who were in college and already pretty fluent in English, watched e.g. Australian sitcoms or "Trainspotting&qu...
by -.Mateo.-
Tue Mar 02, 2010 2:03 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8668
Views: 1799427

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Oceania is a cultural region. I tried using that on tests a few times before, and have had it stated to me on national tests that, "For Australia, Southeastern Asia, Oceania, and Micronesia/Other, Use Australia as a continent" So it's not like we're trying to be wrong, or anything, but th...
by -.Mateo.-
Tue Mar 02, 2010 1:30 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8668
Views: 1799427

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

I was going to mention the non-colored countries in the title text, but Middle East's borders were SO ugly (not real life ones, the ones I drew) that I had to mention it. You may have noticed that southern Italy and Greenland aren't colored either...All non-colored regions are the color of the close...
by -.Mateo.-
Mon Mar 01, 2010 10:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0708: "Sex Dice"
Replies: 93
Views: 36173

Re: "Sex Dice" discusion

axilog14 wrote:I wonder if the D&D group just started their game session, 'cause it would've been pretty silly if they never noticed the other die was "off" the whole time :lol:


maybe they just decided to roll with it.
I'm a compulsive pun maker. please don't hate me
by -.Mateo.-
Mon Mar 01, 2010 8:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Which is more common: two-handed analog clocks or three?
Replies: 36
Views: 3586

Re: Which is more common: two-handed analog clocks or three?

I'm pretty sure most (if not all) the analog clock's I've seen are three handed...
by -.Mateo.-
Mon Mar 01, 2010 7:11 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Neography subreddit
Replies: 4
Views: 1207

Re: Neography subreddit

I invented lots of alphabets in high school, I would use different sets or rules to abbreviations turn a letter to the new one so that they would all be different between each other and still easy to read if you knew a few basic rules (for example, some alphabets had only horizontal and vertical lin...
by -.Mateo.-
Mon Mar 01, 2010 3:55 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Clever Bot
Replies: 94
Views: 14236

Re: Clever Bot

"Go where?"
"Back to the future!"
(wait a minute...it lied! it IS from a movie! sneaky bot...)
by -.Mateo.-
Sun Feb 28, 2010 7:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 388296

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

SecondTalon wrote:
MrGee wrote:
Plasma Man wrote:Yes, lesbians can experience post-coital bleeding.


Yeah but they're women, they're used to it right?

AHHH DON'T SHOOT ME
Shooting's too fast. You don't learn. Immolation, however.... THAT gives you time to think.


or maybe an EMP cannon...
by -.Mateo.-
Sun Feb 28, 2010 2:54 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8668
Views: 1799427

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

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I'm ashamed of how ugly Middle East's borders are...but I'm too lazy to correct them
by -.Mateo.-
Sat Feb 27, 2010 2:39 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Mimicking accents
Replies: 72
Views: 13517

Re: Mimicking accents

When Im around people who talk with a different accent I, like many other people, start talking like that accidentally...Once I realized I was talking with Spanish accent (oh, I'm from Argentina) and got mixed up in middle of the sentence, with a very funny result... Something very common is picking...
by -.Mateo.-
Sat Feb 27, 2010 2:22 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Billingual weirdness
Replies: 43
Views: 7696

Re: Billingual weirdness

I've lived in Argentina my whole life, but still, I think in English almost as much as I think in Spanish and, although I don't use English when talking to other people, it affects the way I do it: It's annoying to realize that you have to translate what you were about to say, or that there's no &qu...
by -.Mateo.-
Mon Feb 22, 2010 11:22 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Let the cat speak!
Replies: 89
Views: 13618

Re: Let the cat speak!

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Felipe
by -.Mateo.-
Mon Feb 22, 2010 5:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0705: "Devotion to Duty"
Replies: 99
Views: 26616

Re: "Devotion to Duty" discussion

Okay, I give up, Im too tired to do it...I did my research but couldn't find any good Die Hard quote to satirize. Also, until this "research" I hadn't realized Alan Rickman was the villain...In my defense, Die Hard came out two years before I did. Please, someone do what I failed to do...J...
by -.Mateo.-
Sun Feb 21, 2010 11:05 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8668
Views: 1799427

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

It makes more sense if you say "take" instead of "assume", "opposite" instead of "contradictory" and "get" instead of "derive"... http://img220.imageshack.us/img220/5260/xkcdsw.jpg does it make sense to anybody? (please remember : xkcd SW)
by -.Mateo.-
Sat Feb 20, 2010 10:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0703: "Honor Societies"
Replies: 234
Views: 58835

Re: Honor Societies

It sucks that all of the Facebook pages called "If this page gets 1,000,000 fans, then it will have 1,000,000 fans" are xkcd-related. I don't want to join those. I want to join the original . It just seems to suck now, for me. I don't want to become a fan of it because I love xkcd. I want...
by -.Mateo.-
Sat Feb 20, 2010 7:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0704: "Principle of Explosion"
Replies: 104
Views: 31778

Re: "Principle of Explosion" Discussion

I'm not sure that this is how the Principle of Explosion works. It's true that he could end up with Mom's phone number--but there would be no way to be sure it was right... Still, I can't prove he didn't derive it. In fact, with P & ~P, I can't prove anything, just because I can prove anything....
by -.Mateo.-
Sat Feb 20, 2010 12:47 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 388296

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

"No, that soccer player doesn't have a car engine in his chest, it's just an ad"
In his defense, the ad was a mockumentary, but still....SERIOUSLY!!
by -.Mateo.-
Thu Feb 18, 2010 2:23 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Looking for a particular comic
Replies: 12
Views: 728

Re: Looking for a particular comic

when I can't find a comic using the search tool, I try googling images...that usually works. However, not only that didn't work either, but Im pretty sure there never was such comic (or maybe there was, but it was erased out of existence in a 1984-ish way...)
by -.Mateo.-
Wed Feb 17, 2010 11:58 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I have an Idea!
Replies: 57
Views: 4520

Re: I have an Idea!

There's a lovely black-hat-guy-ish aura in this thread...I love it :D

I knew that "I have an Idea!" was a way of saying "Evil genius brainstorming session!" !! :D
by -.Mateo.-
Wed Feb 17, 2010 11:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0703: "Honor Societies"
Replies: 234
Views: 58835

Re: Honor Societies

"If 1,000,000 people join this group, 1,000,000 people will have joined this group"
by -.Mateo.-
Wed Feb 17, 2010 8:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0703: "Honor Societies"
Replies: 234
Views: 58835

Re: Honor Societies

I think, therefore I think.

I'm sure years from know, the legendary wars of wikipedia will be taught at schools. And the xkcdian will be known as the bravest of all
by -.Mateo.-
Wed Feb 17, 2010 6:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0703: "Honor Societies"
Replies: 234
Views: 58835

Re: Honor Societies

If I had a facebook account, I'd join the group, but since I don't have a facebook account, I won't ------------------------------ @Eebster: thanks for fixing my rusty english...still, I think both "3)" are good. --------------------------- @JamesGecko: Just because Im bored, I'll point ou...
by -.Mateo.-
Wed Feb 17, 2010 6:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0703: "Honor Societies"
Replies: 234
Views: 58835

Re: Honor Societies

Great comic. I was laughing at "tautology club", and when I got to the end, I was laughing so hard I couldn't read the mouseover...then I read it and I laughed even more.... --------------------------------------------- Rules of Tautology club 1)The first rule of tautology club is the firs...
by -.Mateo.-
Sun Feb 14, 2010 2:13 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Idea?
Replies: 4
Views: 545

Re: Idea?

welcome to the wonderful world of xkcd. Time here is 23x2x2x5x5. We hope you enjoy your stay.
by -.Mateo.-
Sun Feb 14, 2010 1:50 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: roller coaster war cry
Replies: 14
Views: 1811

roller coaster war cry

So, today I fulfilled my anual roller-coaster-yourself-to-death ritual with some friends, and I couldn't find a fulfilling war cry. Last year, it was "Say no More" -An argentine musician's catch phrase, sort of- But this year I just didn't feel it. I just tried with some beatles songs- &qu...
by -.Mateo.-
Sat Feb 13, 2010 6:25 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Mage versus Priest
Replies: 21
Views: 2652

Re: Mage versus Priest

Did the spell work? If it did, then it's a Mage. If it didn't it's either a priest or a crappy mage.
If the wine turned into real blood, it's either a movie or an urban legend.
by -.Mateo.-
Sat Feb 13, 2010 6:18 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Congrats to XKCD
Replies: 3
Views: 665

Re: Congrats to XKCD

thanks to this link, I found out about Encarta's death. It's weird. I remember when I was a kid and had no internet, not even dial-up (ahh the good ol 90s...wasn't that like a year ago), and my dad bought encarta, man, that thing was awesome. I learned a lot from it. Wikipedia killed Encarta...sort ...
by -.Mateo.-
Fri Feb 12, 2010 1:58 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Has anyone tried the 28 hour day?
Replies: 51
Views: 58104

Re: Has anyone tried the 28 hour day?

Maybe I have. Im not sure, but for the last month and a half (since my final) Ive been having crazier sleep schedules than ever (and they were always crazy) Now that Ive thought about it, my average day is 24 hours: 16awake/8asleep: I have been going to bed from 3am to 8am- usually around 5am- And I...
by -.Mateo.-
Mon Feb 08, 2010 5:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Um...I can't get out of my house.
Replies: 48
Views: 4877

Re: Um...I can't get out of my house.

If you can't get out, raptors can't get in!!! You are safe!!! (Of course, Im just kidding...you are never safe, the postman said it first...it's gonna get ugly)
by -.Mateo.-
Mon Feb 08, 2010 5:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0699: "Trimester"
Replies: 86
Views: 25808

Re: "Trimester" discussion

Lab coats may be awesome, but they are nothing next to browncoats! ( 8) yeahhhhh!!!)
by -.Mateo.-
Fri Feb 05, 2010 9:33 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Nicknames
Replies: 162
Views: 14464

Re: Nicknames

Ive been called "norwegian moose hunter" (I think I spelled 'norwegian' right...If only I had my harry potter here to check) ...Long story involving goalkeeping and dogs...not as weird as it sounds
by -.Mateo.-
Tue Jan 05, 2010 7:12 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What does "that's what SHE said" mean?
Replies: 28
Views: 7388

Re: What does "that's what SHE said" mean?

I can't believe we left "oh snap!" out all this time!
by -.Mateo.-
Tue Jan 05, 2010 7:11 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90173
Views: 9105738

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

Also, COD is Cause Of Death, and DOC is Doc Brown. I'm a little obsessive, just the usual stuff: setting the tv's volume so that it's a "pretty" number (why set it on 32 when you can't set it on 33?) or that the lines matches the word "volume" (for example, the last line just bel...
by -.Mateo.-
Tue Jan 05, 2010 6:26 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What does "that's what SHE said" mean?
Replies: 28
Views: 7388

Re: What does "that's what SHE said" mean?

heh, I know it's not a proper Summer Glau post, but I rarely have the chance to do one and since I explained each joke in detailed, I thought it was passable....but yes, I knew all along that you purists wouldn't let it go :( (and by that I mean I don't really care it's not a proper summer glau post...
by -.Mateo.-
Tue Jan 05, 2010 3:57 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Happy New Decade! (aka HOLY SHIT 1990 was 20 Years ago!)
Replies: 40
Views: 5043

Re: Happy New Decade! (aka HOLY SHIT 1990 was 20 Years ago!)

Every time someone says "the 90s" I think "Oh, come on, that was just yesterday!"...and now we have the 00s! (that doesn't sound right...)
by -.Mateo.-
Tue Jan 05, 2010 3:08 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: New Ice Age Approaches!
Replies: 4
Views: 735

Re: New Ice Age Approaches!

you can always come to the southern hemisphere, if my data is correct, we are in for a really warm year...

Also, thanks for using Celsius, Im not so good with farenheit
by -.Mateo.-
Tue Jan 05, 2010 2:45 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How'd you come up with your username(s)?
Replies: 1405
Views: 240356

Re: How'd you come up with your username(s)?

it's my name :) (It's like Matthew in English) But in games, I usually use "gudby" or "gudby-blsk" Orginally, I invented "gudby-blsk" when trying to come up with a username for some game while listening "the wall"...I couldn't think of anyhting until the song ...
by -.Mateo.-
Tue Jan 05, 2010 1:16 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What does "that's what SHE said" mean?
Replies: 28
Views: 7388

Re: What does "that's what SHE said" mean?

In the US "the Office", Michael Scott repeatedly says "that's what she said", sometimes it didn't make sense, and sometimes he would set himself up for the joke or stuff like that...he is pretty much obsessed with the joke...but I haven't watched the office in a long time, so I d...

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