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by hideki101
Fri Nov 27, 2009 7:17 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8617
Views: 1390625

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

I've always assumed 'Scantron' was a brand name, and that therefore things emblazoned with the 'Scantron' logo could all be called 'scantrons' equally well. Just as one might refer to "my Nikes" to refer to shoes in one context and golf balls in another. Or how "Polaroid" to ref...
by hideki101
Fri Nov 20, 2009 7:50 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: 2012
Replies: 60
Views: 5303

Re: 2012

So, yeah, I was watching a Discovery special on this. I was kinda calling bullshit on everything in it. PLATE TECTONICS DO NOT WORK THAT WAY.
by hideki101
Mon Nov 16, 2009 10:33 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Create a Card: MTG
Replies: 3761
Views: 327082

Re: Create a Card: MTG

Overfull Void
3UU
Enchantment

All exiled cards are returned to their owner's hand
As long as Overfull Void is in play, no cards can be exiled.

Next Card: Refreshing Scenery
by hideki101
Mon Nov 16, 2009 10:13 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Touhou!
Replies: 141
Views: 30722

Re: Touhou!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sib2L6A6xgw It's hard to choose a best scene.. Flandre Grinning is excellent. I love Patchouli so seeing her bob to the music was so unbelievably cute. The Prismriver Sister's scene is so unbelievably well animated (well the whole lot of it is). Ah, Bad Apple!! I've w...
by hideki101
Tue Nov 10, 2009 7:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How often do you shower or bathe?
Replies: 168
Views: 18081

Re: How often do you shower or bathe?

Once a day at about 1AM. unless I have a lot of work or I just forget. I feel mucky the next day though.
by hideki101
Tue Nov 10, 2009 8:38 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Touhou!
Replies: 141
Views: 30722

Re: Touhou!

Eh, once i figured out how to use the slowdown effect of youmus to more precisely move, I found her spellcards to be fairly easy.
by hideki101
Tue Nov 10, 2009 7:25 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Touhou!
Replies: 141
Views: 30722

Re: Touhou!

Maybe it's just the pre-MoF bosses, but on my practice runthroughs with Sakyua, against Merlin Prismriver, I averaged about 3 deaths on her beginning pattern alone , while against Youmu, I hit about that many against her entire stage. Also, that fairy right before the sisters either kills me, or I h...
by hideki101
Tue Nov 10, 2009 6:22 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Touhou!
Replies: 141
Views: 30722

Re: Touhou!

Why exactly are stage 4 bosses so freakin' hard? I mean seriously, the Prismriver sisters (specifically Merlin), Marisa, and Patchouli all seem harder than there respective games stage 5 bosses.
by hideki101
Sun Nov 01, 2009 10:10 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Touhou!
Replies: 141
Views: 30722

Re: Touhou!

IN's ludicrously huge deathbombing window is countered by the fact that it burns two bombs. I try not to rely on it too much, or use the Border Girls.
by hideki101
Sun Nov 01, 2009 10:04 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Light side vs Dark side
Replies: 61
Views: 12685

Re: Light side vs Dark side

Going back to the whole 'darksiders harness their emotion' thing... isn't Mace Windu described as doing something similar - like a controlled rage/anger or something (signified by his lightsaber colour - purple?) but he's one of the tougher lightsiders. Shame he got zapped by the emperor... Bolded ...
by hideki101
Sun Nov 01, 2009 9:50 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Comic Sans
Replies: 57
Views: 19989

Re: Comic Sans

My lowercase "A" is a small triangle. Uppercase delta is a big and bolded version of it. On comic sans, what people think it says about them is "Hey, look, I know how to properly design something while not using defaults! I'm special!", but it's more like "I am a stupid and...
by hideki101
Sat Oct 31, 2009 6:12 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Light side vs Dark side
Replies: 61
Views: 12685

Re: Light side vs Dark side

Going back to the whole 'darksiders harness their emotion' thing... isn't Mace Windu described as doing something similar - like a controlled rage/anger or something (signified by his lightsaber colour - purple?) but he's one of the tougher lightsiders. Shame he got zapped by the emperor... Bolded ...
by hideki101
Tue Oct 27, 2009 5:55 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Touhou!
Replies: 141
Views: 30722

Re: Touhou!

Damn you Gel, I'm trying to kick my habit of Touhou vids Heh, what would you want to do that? Anyway. IN seems -really- easy compared to PCB... I can do Normal/Extra IN without any trouble but PCB kept destroying me.... Until recently that is, I used to not be able to get past Youmu but when I fina...
by hideki101
Fri Oct 23, 2009 7:39 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Touhou!
Replies: 141
Views: 30722

Re: Touhou!

Damn you Gel, I'm trying to kick my habit of Touhou vids, and you come in with this?! Nice vid by the way.
by hideki101
Fri Oct 23, 2009 7:34 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Create a Card: MTG
Replies: 3761
Views: 327082

Re: Create a Card: MTG

Redundancy
2U
Sorcery

If a permanent you control was destroyed this turn, return target permanent to your hand.
Add X to your mana pool, where X is the cost and color of the permanent.

"I have more"

Next Card: Starfall
by hideki101
Mon Oct 12, 2009 5:15 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Anime Thread of Doom
Replies: 4373
Views: 658445

Re: Go Away Dub Watchers: The Proper Anime Thread

I think Kuroko is the most blatant out and out lesbian I've ever seen in media. Maybe ahead of Tsukuyomi (Negima).
by hideki101
Mon Oct 05, 2009 7:42 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Anime Thread of Doom
Replies: 4373
Views: 658445

Re: Go Away Dub Watchers: The Proper Anime Thread

Avelion wrote:I thought To Aru Kagaku no Railgun is done by J.C. Staff.

Sorry, I was looking at White Album 2 when asking that question.
by hideki101
Mon Oct 05, 2009 1:33 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Anime Thread of Doom
Replies: 4373
Views: 658445

Re: Go Away Dub Watchers: The Proper Anime Thread

So far I've picked up Railgun.

Is this the first thing Seven Arcs has done since Nanoha? I don't remember any thing else.
by hideki101
Fri Oct 02, 2009 6:46 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Cartoon best songs
Replies: 43
Views: 6639

Re: Cartoon best songs

There's also Tank! and The Real Folk Blues from Cowboy Bebop. FUCK YES. Oh, and the theme songs from Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex . Origa FTW. [+1] Yeah, Inner Universe and Rise are probably two of the best anime theme songs ever recorded. In terms of insert songs, God Knows and Lost My ...
by hideki101
Thu Oct 01, 2009 11:29 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Star Trek vs. Star Wars
Replies: 360
Views: 146091

Re: Star Trek vs. Star Wars

They do? Prove it. The time travel bit? Jacen uses some technique he calls flow walking to go back in time and drag a guy from the burning wreckage of a spaceship. I forget exactly which book, but it was during his descent to Darth Caedus and after the swarm war. Also, it seems likely that luke is ...
by hideki101
Thu Oct 01, 2009 10:56 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Light side vs Dark side
Replies: 61
Views: 12685

Re: Light side vs Dark side

But on the dark side you embrace your passions. A lightsider really holds them back. The dark also had only strong Jedi. It took many light Jedi to confront one darksider. A darksider was never killed by some lame gun or anything. True, a darksider embraces their passions, but is that really that g...
by hideki101
Thu Oct 01, 2009 9:43 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: You might be a physics major if...
Replies: 540
Views: 50196

Re: You might be a physics major if...

Aaaaaaand we're off topic. Let's try to get it back.

YMBAPI you use polarized sunglasses to approximate the index of refraction of things by looking at reflections off them.
by hideki101
Mon Sep 28, 2009 6:19 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Registered Users VS. Lurkers
Replies: 27
Views: 4918

Re: Registered Users VS. Lurkers

I really don't see the point in getting worked up over lurkers. Unless they spike you from underground, but that's a different game. What if they are introverted? The only problem I see is when they would become too numerous and crash the fora, but I don't see that happening anytime soon. Also, to k...
by hideki101
Mon Sep 28, 2009 6:07 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Your favourite phrases, quotes and lyrical exerpts.
Replies: 141
Views: 18087

Re: Your favourate phrases, quotes and lyrical exerpts.

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. -Albert Einstein Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that's not why we do it. -Richard Feynman “I'm smart enough to know that I'm dumb.” -Richard Feynman If an ...
by hideki101
Mon Sep 28, 2009 5:37 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Scientists Discover Lost World, Over 40 New Species
Replies: 33
Views: 2622

Re: Scientists Discover Lost World, Over 40 New Species

MrGee wrote:You know those biologists had the biggest geekgasms ever. Most of them work their entire careers looking for a new species. I think.

And then there are those deep ocean marine biologists who discover new species every dive. The big thing about this one is that the ecosystem was found on land.
by hideki101
Sat Sep 26, 2009 4:01 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Touhou!
Replies: 141
Views: 30722

Re: Touhou!

Man, I SUCK at this. The only completion I have without continues is Imperishable Night on EASY.
by hideki101
Tue Sep 22, 2009 5:05 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Light side vs Dark side
Replies: 61
Views: 12685

Re: Light side vs Dark side

I would say that anyone who thinks about this should look at these links: http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Light_side http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Dark_side_of_the_Force Although it's slightly biased towards the light side, they are both useful to read. What I drew from them is that what separates t...
by hideki101
Tue Sep 08, 2009 10:24 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Scientists Discover Lost World, Over 40 New Species
Replies: 33
Views: 2622

Re: Scientists Discover Lost World, Over 40 New Species

I love the whole world
And all its craziness
by hideki101
Tue Sep 08, 2009 10:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Irrational Dislikes
Replies: 236
Views: 11251

Re: Irrational Dislikes

People who talk in fake Chinese accented English just to be funny. Mostly because my brothers have been doing it every day since they watched some video on YouTube.
by hideki101
Thu Sep 03, 2009 9:05 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Anime Thread of Doom
Replies: 4373
Views: 658445

Re: Go Away Dub Watchers: The Proper Anime Thread

Started watching Clannad ( I seem to be watching a lot of Kyoani lately) Now on ep 19 of After Story. Dammit, why must you make me cry for the last handful of episodes?
by hideki101
Fri Aug 07, 2009 9:21 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Anime Thread of Doom
Replies: 4373
Views: 658445

Re: Go Away Dub Watchers: The Proper Anime Thread

Well apparently
Spoiler:
Endless Eight is over!
by hideki101
Tue Jul 28, 2009 11:12 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Good Anime/Cartoon Parodies
Replies: 22
Views: 6879

Re: Good Anime/Cartoon Parodies

Well, it does say Cartoon in the thread title. I do find it strange how there definitely seem to be more anime parodies then American cartoons. That's probably because Anime is so much easier to make fun of because it tends to take itself more seriously. Most American cartoons are really one-shot g...
by hideki101
Tue Jul 21, 2009 4:31 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Anime Thread of Doom
Replies: 4373
Views: 658445

Re: Go Away Dub Watchers: The Proper Anime Thread

That too. Although the Negima Ala Alba OVA had a fairly minimalist one.
by hideki101
Tue Jul 21, 2009 1:28 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Anime Thread of Doom
Replies: 4373
Views: 658445

Re: Go Away Dub Watchers: The Proper Anime Thread

Gelsamel wrote:New OP?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mxgMxEUNPLo

Epic face Stuff.

Studio SHAFT's OP/EDs have always been trippy.
by hideki101
Wed Jul 15, 2009 7:48 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Star Trek vs. Star Wars
Replies: 360
Views: 146091

Re: Star Trek vs. Star Wars

Just a question: is the new Star Trek movie non-canon out if universe or just non canon in universe? ( I mean I know that it's a different universe/timeline, but it supposes that the events of the canonical ST did happen, so it's a split timeline, that has its original base in the original series up...
by hideki101
Wed Jul 15, 2009 7:23 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Mathematics: Discovered or Invented?
Replies: 39
Views: 3525

Re: Mathematics: Discovered or Invented?

I think math as we know it began as a way to quantify distinct entities for cataloging, i.e. to give a label to the property of "quantity." The reason that it seems so applicable to reality to the point that some see it as being discovered is because we created it to model reality. (I'm in...
by hideki101
Mon Jul 13, 2009 7:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0609: "Tab Explosion"
Replies: 175
Views: 42028

Re: "Tab Explosion" Discussion

TVTropes is good, except that for every citation of a trope from something like "The Cosby Show," there's entire plot summaries from 35 increasingly obscure animes. The reason being that on this internet, there are a lot more anime fanatics than Cosby fanatics. The demographic representat...
by hideki101
Mon Jul 13, 2009 4:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0609: "Tab Explosion"
Replies: 175
Views: 42028

Re: "Tab Explosion" Discussion

Nooooooo... I just closed out of cracked.com and the last tvtropes tab on my browser, and you're making me go back and read such things! CURSE YOU RANDALL!
by hideki101
Sun Jul 12, 2009 4:44 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Anime Thread of Doom
Replies: 4373
Views: 658445

Re: Go Away Dub Watchers: The Proper Anime Thread

Ah, but it's fun to go on other messageboards (mine is AnimeSuki) and watch the fireworks fly.
by hideki101
Mon Jul 06, 2009 5:47 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Comic Sans
Replies: 57
Views: 19989

Re: Comic Sans

I seriously don't see the big deal about it. It may be the equivalent of the Holocaust in the typographers world, but it's just a font. I don't even notice it's usage.

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