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by SurgicalSteel
Mon Feb 23, 2015 4:42 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3489986

Re: Rant Thread : For all your obscenity screaming needs

Man, that's gonna suck in the spring when it all melts and every basement in New England floods.
by SurgicalSteel
Tue Feb 17, 2015 5:08 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90200
Views: 9115269

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

SecondTalon wrote:aadams posts in General frequently. BlitzGirl.... Not so much.

But yes, I'm sure there are dozens of frequent posters in Science and Math and so on that I've never interacted with.
I recognize addams. I've had conversations with addams. I didn't recognize BlitzGirl or Neil_Boekend.
by SurgicalSteel
Tue Feb 17, 2015 12:08 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90200
Views: 9115269

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

We knew it would weird people out. She came to the Bochum meet last week. She asked for an avatar. BlitzGirl helped her. I don't recognize either of the people in this quote. Odd how we're technically on the same message board, yet it's so self-segregating there are entire populations of users I do...
by SurgicalSteel
Tue Feb 17, 2015 12:03 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3489986

Re: Rant Thread : For all your obscenity screaming needs

I wonder if enough of the moderators live in Boston that we could push through a forum rule prohibiting anyone from talking about spring until we stop getting weekly blizzards. After hearing about the Northeast and Western New York from my family, I find it kind of funny that Northern Virginia is a...
by SurgicalSteel
Sat Feb 14, 2015 4:51 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Favorite Office Snack Ideas
Replies: 8
Views: 10210

Re: Favorite Office Snack Ideas

Thing's I've kept at the office for snacking: ⋅ Cereal bars ⋅ Pop tarts (since they're in packs of two, eat one in the morning and one in the afternoon) ⋅ Bag of craisins ⋅ Box of un/lightly seasoned small crackers (lightly seasoned so that I don't get shit on...
by SurgicalSteel
Thu Feb 12, 2015 12:57 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Questions For The World
Replies: 2216
Views: 449303

Re: Questions For The World

Are you currently in IV Pfhorrest? I grew up in SB and spent a lot of time in IV as a teen.

Pfhorrest wrote:Things that are not chains despite appearances to the contrary:
Freebirds.
True. I miss Freebirds. I'm pretty sure they're the progenitor of the gigantor burrito trend.
by SurgicalSteel
Wed Feb 11, 2015 2:28 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Questions For The World
Replies: 2216
Views: 449303

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 SurgicalSteel
Wed Feb 11, 2015 2:01 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Questions For The World
Replies: 2216
Views: 449303

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"? &s...
by SurgicalSteel
Tue Feb 10, 2015 12:47 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Questions For The World
Replies: 2216
Views: 449303

Re: Questions For The World

I kind of want to sell a line of cheeses labelled with things like "Best before: a nice oakey Pinot Noir" Tabasco is such a meh hot sauce. Your local Asian food mart probably has something a lot better. Even your Safeway or Target or Harris-Teeter should have Cholula (love the smoked Chipo...
by SurgicalSteel
Sun Feb 08, 2015 10:36 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 905080

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

roband wrote:Played my first ever proper board game earlier Had more fun than I ever imagined. And I won too!
What'd you play?
by SurgicalSteel
Sat Feb 07, 2015 10:03 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90200
Views: 9115269

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

FWIW, bacteria doesn't survive as well on metal as it does on organic surfaces. Also, you're much less likely to get tetanus from a razor on the side of your sink than from a rusty nail in the dirt ("dirt" being the important part, not "rusty"). If you haven't had a tetanus shot...
by SurgicalSteel
Sat Feb 07, 2015 4:07 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90200
Views: 9115269

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

Yea, it's the half-DE kind. I usually switch between Shark Saloons and Derby Professionals. I've never known Derby's to come with a disposal, but I'll check it out. I've already ordered a new sharps box though, it was 5 bucks and it lasts me a long, long time, so I'm not too torn up about it. Except...
by SurgicalSteel
Sat Feb 07, 2015 9:04 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90200
Views: 9115269

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

So, I shave with a straight razor that uses disposable blades, and I haven't replaced my last sharps box yet, so like a moron I left my last used razor on my sink. Apparently sometime between then and today I set a bar of soap down on top of the razor. You can probably guess what happened when I wen...
by SurgicalSteel
Thu Feb 05, 2015 9:04 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90200
Views: 9115269

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

Google?
by SurgicalSteel
Thu Feb 05, 2015 12:10 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90200
Views: 9115269

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

For some reason I can't stand staying in bed when I have a hangover. It seems to make everything worse. Low light levels also bother me. I like standing under a hot shower for a long time, then sitting in a sunspot like a cat while binging on ibuprofen.
by SurgicalSteel
Wed Feb 04, 2015 2:29 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3489986

Re: Rant Thread : For all your obscenity screaming needs

This feels sort of like a first-world problem, but sometimes I hate living in an affluent town in the south. Every time there's a burglary or robbery, there's a flood of pearl-clutching and "oh my, our town is going down the drain!" No, it's not. It has a normal amount of crime, and the cr...
by SurgicalSteel
Mon Feb 02, 2015 4:50 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90200
Views: 9115269

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

Deva wrote:Ampersand?
I think that might be it. I don't know why I thought she explicitly mentioned the people they were helping were strangers. Thanks Deva.
by SurgicalSteel
Mon Feb 02, 2015 4:28 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90200
Views: 9115269

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

Random, so I guess this is the thread for it: There's an Amanda Palmer song (or maybe Dresden Dolls, but I'm pretty sure it's just Amanda Palmer) that has a line about people rushing into the night to save people they don't know. My Google-fu is failing me hard. Anyone know what it might be?
by SurgicalSteel
Mon Feb 02, 2015 2:51 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90200
Views: 9115269

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

Weeks wrote:It's a good movie.
So I've heard, but honestly if it's not Batman I'm not usually interested in comic book movies. I'm a little disappointed Superman is going to be in the next Batman movie even.
by SurgicalSteel
Sun Feb 01, 2015 10:42 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90200
Views: 9115269

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

Ah, ok. I haven't seen the movie, I just looked it up on IMDB to see if he was in it.
by SurgicalSteel
Sun Feb 01, 2015 7:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90200
Views: 9115269

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

Angua wrote:My mum, having got to the opening credits of Guardians of the Galaxy:
'Oh, Vin Diesel, I like Vin Diesel'

I started laughing. She was like 'what, is he a robot or something so you only hear his voice?'

I've told her to tell me when she thinks he turns up.
I don't get it. She's right isn't she?
by SurgicalSteel
Sat Jan 31, 2015 12:10 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Social Literacy Thread (split from Rant)
Replies: 121
Views: 17723

Re: Rant Thread : For all your obscenity screaming needs

Jaffar was pointed at as overly preening, Governor Ratcliffe in Pocahontas was fussy/effeminate because pigtails with bows and lapdog. I don't remember Jaffar preening much, but it's been well over a decade since I saw Aladdin, and never saw any of the sequels. I do recognize Governor Ratcliffe's t...
by SurgicalSteel
Fri Jan 30, 2015 1:52 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.
Replies: 1738
Views: 359267

Re: Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy

I have the same problem. It took me like six months to find it in stock at my local. Bought a couple bottles, drank them, and haven't found more.
by SurgicalSteel
Fri Jan 30, 2015 1:08 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3489986

Re: Rant Thread : For all your obscenity screaming needs

I'm named Jonathan but usually give my name as Jon, partly because it's shorter and partly because I want to see how they'll spell it. I get about 85% "John" and 15% "Jon". I do the opposite. Most of my friends know me as Dan, but I give my name as Daniel to any service people t...
by SurgicalSteel
Thu Jan 29, 2015 2:50 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90200
Views: 9115269

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

I just visited the actionscript.org forums for the first time in several months, and holy shit it makes me want to cry. I hope someone steps in and gets a handle on it.
by SurgicalSteel
Thu Jan 15, 2015 3:21 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90200
Views: 9115269

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

I wanted to finish my book tonight, but I think I've had too much wine. It's hard to focus.
by SurgicalSteel
Sun Jan 11, 2015 8:49 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90200
Views: 9115269

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

I got a copy of Man's Search for Meaning for Christmas. I plan on reading it after I finish Contact. So, in about a year :)
by SurgicalSteel
Sun Jan 11, 2015 3:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What subs, i.e., whoooooo are you?
Replies: 17
Views: 5768

Re: What subs, i.e., whoooooo are you?

Gotcha.
by SurgicalSteel
Sun Jan 11, 2015 6:17 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What subs, i.e., whoooooo are you?
Replies: 17
Views: 5768

Re: What subs, i.e., whoooooo are you?

bachaddict wrote:also says any comments not relating to Randall or XKCD are off topic and break the rules.
I mean, that doesn't seem crazy to me. If you went to our Math subforum and made a thread about Batman it would probably get moved or deleted.
by SurgicalSteel
Thu Jan 08, 2015 12:07 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3489986

Re: Rant Thread : For all your obscenity screaming needs

Stop fucking expanding the scope of the project and continuing to say you need it done soon!

That is all.
by SurgicalSteel
Wed Dec 24, 2014 2:34 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.
Replies: 1738
Views: 359267

Re: Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy

Picked up a six pack of KCCO Black Lager. Quite a fan. It's smooth and "warmly" flavorful like a good stout or porter, but it's light enough to have after or with a large or heavy meal. It's got a mouthfeel somewhere between malty and dry, kind of like a lighter breakfast stout. Red Hook a...
by SurgicalSteel
Tue Dec 23, 2014 4:13 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What subs, i.e., whoooooo are you?
Replies: 17
Views: 5768

Re: What subs, i.e., whoooooo are you?

r/nosleep has a really low signal-to-noise ratio, but occasionally the signal is really strong. The first dozen or so parts of the Mold Town and associated stories I thought were great until they suddenly took a turn I thought was really cheezy and dumb. I also really like the My Best Friend May Hav...
by SurgicalSteel
Mon Dec 22, 2014 9:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What subs, i.e., whoooooo are you?
Replies: 17
Views: 5768

Re: What subs, i.e., whoooooo are you?

I'm sub'ed to a lot due to the fact that I'll find one that seems interesting, subscribe to it so I can check it out later, than forget about it and never go back. The ones I actually visit/that represent my interests, however, are: ⋅ batman ⋅ bbq ⋅ ccw (legal concealed...
by SurgicalSteel
Wed Dec 17, 2014 4:02 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Questions For The World
Replies: 2216
Views: 449303

Re: Questions For The World

I'm not sure if you're in the United States, but if you are this might help:
https://www.healthcare.gov/marketplace-deadlines/2015/
by SurgicalSteel
Fri Dec 12, 2014 12:31 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2641
Views: 542023

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems

Initially Origin's TOS had some overly broad clauses and a "We will totally sell your shit to 3rd parties at the drop of a hat. Hell, we'll give it away in a lot of cases" that spooked people. It was removed, but that stigma still hangs around. That makes sense. Past grievances can be har...
by SurgicalSteel
Wed Dec 10, 2014 7:39 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2641
Views: 542023

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems

That sounds like an annoying problem. I never tried to go offline with it, so I never encountered that issue.
by SurgicalSteel
Wed Dec 10, 2014 6:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3489986

Re: Rant Thread : For all your obscenity screaming needs

Sounds fun, but I think I'm going to wait for it to go on sale or something. Especially if I can pick up Betrayal for a comparable price now. Thanks for the info.
by SurgicalSteel
Wed Dec 10, 2014 4:38 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2641
Views: 542023

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems

I've had Origin on my machine for a while now and never had a problem with it. What are these issues people seem to have with it?
by SurgicalSteel
Wed Dec 10, 2014 4:49 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 905080

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

roband wrote:That explanation got worse before it got better
Or it got worse before it got medically concerning.
by SurgicalSteel
Wed Dec 10, 2014 4:46 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3489986

Re: Rant Thread : For all your obscenity screaming needs

Holy shit! When did the 2nd edition of Betrayal come out? I've been wanting that game for a while now, but I couldn't find it for under a hundred bucks. I'm a little disappointed I won't be able to continue my tradition of buying a new board game whenever someone visits this Christmas, but maybe I'l...

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