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by Giant Speck
Tue Aug 11, 2015 4:40 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3483525

Re: Rant Thread : For all your obscenity screaming needs

I'm currently visiting Las Vegas for the second time since moving away two years ago. There's a chain of neighborhood markets in the southwestern United States called "Fresh & Easy". It was originally owned by the British grocery conglomerate Tesco, but after losing a shit-ton of money...
by Giant Speck
Sat Aug 08, 2015 3:34 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Your last and next concert?
Replies: 438
Views: 200919

Re: Your last and next concert?

If everything goes right, my next concert might be Everclear, Toadies, and Fuel tonight.
by Giant Speck
Tue Aug 04, 2015 10:32 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Plans for the weekend!
Replies: 414
Views: 58075

Re: Plans for the weekend!

I'm flying to Vegas on Thursday* and going to a pool party with a bunch of old friends on Saturday. I can't wait. Of all the places I've had to leave because of my career, Vegas was the most painful and seeing some of my closest friends will help me through this slump I've been in the past couple of...
by Giant Speck
Tue Aug 04, 2015 8:33 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3483525

Re: Rant Thread : For all your obscenity screaming needs

Thankfully, Guillermo has been downgraded from hurricane to tropical storm and it looks like it's going to take a track that keeps it to the north of the islands. That said, it's supposed to be directly to the north of Oahu when my flight's supposed to take off to Vegas on Thursday and I'm going to ...
by Giant Speck
Tue Aug 04, 2015 8:29 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13421
Views: 1717524

Re: Today I Learned

I'm gonna leave sometime, just to see some things that you can't find here like LEGO stores But yeah, I have no idea where most US states are. Florida, California, Texas, Hawaii and Alaska are easy. The rest are just in the middle somewhere. Oh, also top right is NY and top left Washington. I think...
by Giant Speck
Thu Jul 30, 2015 8:09 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Men's Fashion
Replies: 396
Views: 134572

Re: Men's Fashion

Two years is awfully optimistic.
by Giant Speck
Thu Jul 30, 2015 8:07 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What are your "core" programs?
Replies: 55
Views: 14105

Re: What are your "core" programs?

OS X 10.11 Firefox While Safari has finally gotten some nice new features that other browsers have had for years -- particularly, pinned tabs -- Firefox continues to be my browser of choice. No other browser gives me the level of customizability I desire. Hermes This application has been especially...
by Giant Speck
Thu Jul 30, 2015 7:53 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Photography thread.
Replies: 397
Views: 243800

Re: Photography thread.

Went on a hike on Saturday and captured this really cool mushroom in the forest:

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Probably went a bit overboard with the Iris Blur in Photoshop.
by Giant Speck
Mon Jul 27, 2015 8:07 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3483525

Re: Rant Thread : For all your obscenity screaming needs

Got home on Saturday afternoon to two envelopes from the Iowa Department of Revenue in my mailbox. I was excited until I found out they didn't contain checks; they contained requests for further information. Apparently, I need to prove I was in the military in 2011 and 2013 in order to get back the ...
by Giant Speck
Fri Jul 24, 2015 10:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3483525

Re: Rant Thread : For all your obscenity screaming needs

Now I want some of my mom's peach crisp. :(
by Giant Speck
Thu Jul 16, 2015 11:22 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Free-for-all free font brawl [now with pictures!]
Replies: 18
Views: 14608

Re: Free-for-all free font brawl [now with pictures!]

A few free alternatives to those provided:

Sans Serif: Open Sans, Raleway, Roboto, Lato

Serif: PT Serif, Crimson Text, Bitter, Droid Sans

Mono: I don't have any free ones to offer because Pragmata Pro apparently isn't free anymore.
by Giant Speck
Thu Jul 16, 2015 11:16 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: μTorrent pronunciation
Replies: 43
Views: 28902

Re: μTorrent pronunciation

I call it "micro torrent", but it never crossed my mind to pronounce the Greek letter.
by Giant Speck
Wed Jul 15, 2015 6:26 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 2984678

Re: Post your boat race.

New haircut. Probably the best selfie self portrait ... sigh ... selfie I've ever taken.

Spoiler:
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by Giant Speck
Tue Jun 23, 2015 8:40 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Your last and next concert?
Replies: 438
Views: 200919

Re: Your last and next concert?

Halestorm is coming to Hawaii a couple days before my birthday, so I intend to go, because I'm off work.

I'm taking vacation to Vegas in August and I really need to see if any concerts are going on while I'm there.
by Giant Speck
Tue Jun 23, 2015 8:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 2984678

Re: Post your boat race.

I can't stand to have anything on my face. I don't even enjoy putting sunscreen on my face, even though I desperately need it all the time.
by Giant Speck
Tue Jun 02, 2015 5:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3483525

Re: Rant Thread : For all your obscenity screaming needs

ivnja wrote:I grew up with Connecticut's simple white on blue plates. I miss these things.
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Iowa's plates used to be the same color! :)
by Giant Speck
Mon Jun 01, 2015 10:00 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Photography thread.
Replies: 397
Views: 243800

Re: Photography thread.

These are some of my older ones--I haven't had a camera around recently. Your links aren't working. First and foremost, I don't think the IMG tags work unless your URL contains a image filetype (i.e. .jpg, .png, .gif, etc.). Second, I'm getting a 403 error when I try to open the link in a new tab. ...
by Giant Speck
Mon Jun 01, 2015 9:57 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3483525

Re: Rant Thread : For all your obscenity screaming needs

I'm glad I don't have shitty friends who would send that to me.

I'm also not updated to iOS 8.3 yet, so I don't even know if I was affected by that bug.
by Giant Speck
Fri May 01, 2015 9:14 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 2984678

Re: Post your boat race.

I've never seen sweatpants with cargo pant pockets before.
by Giant Speck
Fri May 01, 2015 7:44 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 2984678

Re: Post your boat race.

I found them at Ross. They're made by a brand called i7 Apparel, but I couldn't find these particular shorts online. I regret not buying both of the pairs I saw at Ross when I was there. I might go back tomorrow and look for the other pair. They are insanely comfortable. If I had the money to just s...
by Giant Speck
Fri May 01, 2015 7:42 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3483525

Re: Rant Thread : For all your obscenity screaming needs

Hurray, educational pagetopper!
by Giant Speck
Fri May 01, 2015 7:42 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3483525

Re: Rant Thread : For all your obscenity screaming needs

Even easier: if your mouse has a scroll wheel that also acts as a button, you can middle-click the icon instead of pressing Shift and left-clicking. It will do the same thing. Other uses for middle-clicking (these are all browser-related and all work in Firefox, but most may work in Chrome, Safari, ...
by Giant Speck
Tue Apr 28, 2015 10:34 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 2984678

Re: Post your boat race.

I have discovered the pinnacle of human innovation: CARGO SWEATSHORTS.

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by Giant Speck
Mon Apr 20, 2015 9:39 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Photography thread.
Replies: 397
Views: 243800

Re: Photography thread.

Hanauma Bay, Hawaii

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by Giant Speck
Sun Apr 19, 2015 10:21 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90172
Views: 9095639

Re: Inspirations

The sunglasses were placed there so that the sunken appearance of Luang Pho Daeng's eyes wouldn't disturb visiting children or anyone else who comes to pay their respects.
by Giant Speck
Mon Apr 06, 2015 8:57 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90172
Views: 9095639

Re: (F)leeting (A)nd (R)andom (T)houghts

You mean nothing. :{
by Giant Speck
Mon Apr 06, 2015 4:41 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90172
Views: 9095639

Re: (F)leeting (A)nd (R)andom (T)houghts

The only thing I hate about Mod Madness is that I always forget to rejoin the pink group before it starts so I never turn pink.
by Giant Speck
Sat Apr 04, 2015 11:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90172
Views: 9095639

Re: (F)leeting (A)nd (R)andom (T)houghts

¯\_(ツ)_/¯
by Giant Speck
Sat Apr 04, 2015 8:07 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90172
Views: 9095639

Re: (F)leeting (A)nd (R)andom (T)houghts

It's been so long since I've used my Asus gaming laptop (which I never actually used for gaming) that the battery only lasts four minutes . In other news, Ghirardelli used to sell spiced chocolate almonds, but discontinued them recently. I think they may have only been a limited-time holiday thing. ...
by Giant Speck
Tue Mar 31, 2015 11:00 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 2984678

Re: Post your boat race.

Yeah, it's an amazing hike, especially during the beginning of the hike when you have all the gliders and small planes out flying around. We started with twelve people, and dwindled down to about eight when it was suggested to continue hiking into the woods after the picnic area. After ten minutes,...
by Giant Speck
Tue Mar 31, 2015 9:36 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 2984678

Re: Post your boat race.

Yeah, it's an amazing hike, especially during the beginning of the hike when you have all the gliders and small planes out flying around. We started with twelve people, and dwindled down to about eight when it was suggested to continue hiking into the woods after the picnic area. After ten minutes, ...
by Giant Speck
Tue Mar 31, 2015 8:22 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 2984678

Re: Post your boat race.

Went on a hike recently (I'm in the middle hoping I don't slice my neck open on the sign).

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A view from the hike:

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by Giant Speck
Thu Feb 12, 2015 7:17 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Questions For The World
Replies: 2216
Views: 448787

Re: Questions For The World

There's a place near me called Pitta Pit, which is effectively Subway for pitta bread. This means you get both hummus and halloumi, which are two of my most favourite things to put on a sandwich. Fresh pitta bread is also far superior to that squidgy, soft, crust-less stuff Subway likes to call bre...
by Giant Speck
Wed Feb 11, 2015 6:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Questions For The World
Replies: 2216
Views: 448787

Re: Questions For The World

Ok, since we're on the topic of food: I've got 3 small avocados. I bought them to eat as snacks by themselves, which, though an excellent way to consume avocados, seems a little boring. What else can I do with them, apart from the obvious "make guacamole" or "add to a salad"? Sl...
by Giant Speck
Mon Feb 09, 2015 11:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Questions For The World
Replies: 2216
Views: 448787

Re: Questions For The World

Huh. That partially explains why they include Tabasco in MREs. They aren't necessarily worried that it's going to spoil, because the vacuum-sealed package keeps it from being exposed to light.
by Giant Speck
Sat Feb 07, 2015 10:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3483525

Re: Rant Thread : For all your obscenity screaming needs

suffer-cait wrote:Welcome to Hawaii, be grateful there's even a target now.

There is! And they're opening a third next month in Kailua.
by Giant Speck
Sat Feb 07, 2015 5:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Questions For The World
Replies: 2216
Views: 448787

Re: Questions For The World

Oh, true. My parents would load up on bread at the grocery store and store it in the freezer.
by Giant Speck
Sat Feb 07, 2015 4:19 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3483525

Re: Rant Thread : For all your obscenity screaming needs

I would love to have an Ikea nearby because I'd love to hack together a nice desk for my computer room. Right now, I'm using a dinner table, a writing desk from Walmart, and a Parson's desk from Target arranged in an L-shaped configuration. I think I'm going to eventually switch to a standing desk s...
by Giant Speck
Sat Feb 07, 2015 4:15 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Questions For The World
Replies: 2216
Views: 448787

Re: Questions For The World

I always store eggs in the fridge and ketchup; however, the latter I wouldn't freak out so much if I accidentally left it out on the counter all day. I never put bread in the refrigerator; it spoils more quickly that way.
by Giant Speck
Tue Feb 03, 2015 1:12 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Do you vomit out your nose?
Replies: 68
Views: 31180

Re: Do you vomit out your nose?

Yeah, I'm sure you'd notice any mechanisms necessary for vomit to come out of your ear long before you'd need to vomit. You'd have to have a perforated or completely missing eardrum!

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