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0037: "Hyphen"

Postby teamamerica » Mon Apr 02, 2007 11:09 pm UTC

Tried to find a thread on this already (classic), couldn't believe there isn't one:
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http://xkcd.com/c37.html
alt text - "I do this constantly"

I had to bring this up because I was just told over IM that I made a "good-ass choice."

Brilliant.

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Postby mikekearn » Mon Apr 02, 2007 11:14 pm UTC

I think pretty much everyone on this forum now does that in their when when they see [adjective]-ass [noun]. I know I do, and there at least two regular posters here who have one of those situations in their sig.
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Postby chelidon » Tue Apr 03, 2007 2:26 am UTC

Ha, I couldn't help snickering after a classmate tried to sell me tickets to a picnic with "big-ass burgers." According to her, they're quite delicious.

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Postby Patashu » Tue Apr 03, 2007 3:16 am UTC

mikekearn wrote:I think pretty much everyone on this forum now does that in their when when they see [adjective]-ass [noun]. I know I do, and there at least two regular posters here who have one of those situations in their sig.


I do it.

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Postby saxmaniac1987 » Tue Apr 03, 2007 3:18 am UTC

It's not exactly what the comic is about, but my favorite one that i've been using rather frequently is when a friend will say "Where's my fucking jacket?" I'll reply, "Well i don't know where your fucking-jacket is, but your normal one is right there."
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Postby pinano » Tue Apr 03, 2007 5:01 am UTC

saxmaniac1987 wrote:It's not exactly what the comic is about, but my favorite one that i've been using rather frequently is when a friend will say "Where's my fucking jacket?" I'll reply, "Well i don't know where your fucking-jacket is, but your normal one is right there."


You mean like this?

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Postby cmacis » Tue Apr 03, 2007 7:05 am UTC

I did that before I found xkcd. Party the other night where everything was preceded with 'fucking'. Got some interesting responses to "how is that different to normal X". Apparently a fucking hippie is like a regular hippie but with more sex. My head hurts thinking about that.
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Postby OmenPigeon » Tue Apr 03, 2007 7:35 am UTC

cmacis wrote:Apparently a fucking hippie is like a regular hippie but with more sex.


See, thats completely wrong. Theres all sorts of grades of hippies; I went to high school with most of them. Theres hippies and then theres damn hippies. Fucking hippies are a whole different thing, as are frickin' hippies and fookin' hippies.

The differences are subtle and intricate, but a pretty good indicator is how many pairs of underwear the hippie in question owns.
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Postby Jauss » Tue Apr 03, 2007 9:08 am UTC

A couple weeks or so after that comic was posted a bunch of my friends and I were hanging out on IRC when a new kid that had started frequenting our channel said something about his "slow-ass dial-up". Within seconds several of us replied with variations of "You mean slow ass-dial-up." I think we screwed up his sense of reality. ;)

I've also been doing the "I don't know where your fucking jacking is, but your regular one is right there" thing for some years now. Good times.

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Postby MrBawn » Wed Apr 04, 2007 4:18 pm UTC

I have a Bubbles (the Powerpuff Girl) keychain on my backpack. I was getting something from my backpack and the keychain got in the way. So I said "move your ass, Bubbles." Which is way funnier if you mentally replace the comma with a hyphen.

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Postby EYanyo » Fri May 11, 2007 10:17 pm UTC

Wokka wokka, who wants to hear a funny ass-joke?

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Postby Hammer » Fri May 11, 2007 10:24 pm UTC

EYanyo wrote:Wokka wokka, who wants to hear a funny ass-joke?


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Postby Syphon » Sat May 12, 2007 12:12 am UTC

This is a sweet ass-thread.

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Postby Phob0s » Sat May 12, 2007 12:26 am UTC

I've been doing this enough that everyone I frequently talk to has started doing it too, even though none of them have read the comic. In particular, now the girl who sits next to me in chemistry cracks up every now and then, because she uses the [adjective]-ass [noun] phrase.

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Postby peter » Sat May 12, 2007 9:34 pm UTC

Sweet-ass camera = Sweet ass-camera.

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Postby Root5 » Thu Jul 05, 2007 2:51 pm UTC

Is anyone else tired of these mother fucking-snakes on this mother fucking-plane? I know I am.

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Postby __Kit » Thu Jul 05, 2007 11:10 pm UTC

What if I said 'This is a sweet ass ass-thread'?
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Postby Omniferous » Fri Jul 06, 2007 5:28 am UTC

__Kit wrote:What if I said 'This is a sweet ass ass-thread'?


You would be copying the person 4 above you.

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Postby PatrickRsGhost » Fri Jul 06, 2007 11:45 am UTC

I don't do it in text, but I do it in my mind, and sometimes I say it in speech in such a way that you'd almost picture the hyphen being moved.
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Postby orangeperson » Fri Jul 06, 2007 6:32 pm UTC

Omniferous wrote:
__Kit wrote:What if I said 'This is a sweet ass ass-thread'?


You would be copying the person 4 above you.

You just don't understand.
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Postby Drake Zure » Sat Jul 07, 2007 5:00 am UTC

y'know, the other day, my parents were commenting on the appearance of people on TV, and my father said that someone had a weird-ass hair style.

i burst out laughing.
after all, who the hell styles their ass-hair?
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Postby Super Happy Cow » Wed Jul 11, 2007 3:36 am UTC

: D Aw man. I laughed pretty hard when I saw this one. Ass-(whatever) is always the way I consider such statements, and it always makes me laugh at inappropriate times. : D

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Postby 5theye » Wed Jul 11, 2007 4:33 am UTC

some guy in New Orleans was selling huge ass-beers. no joke. I wanted one, but then I didn't.

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Postby bookishbunny » Fri Jul 13, 2007 8:35 pm UTC

I got sent a picture of a huge-ass lava lamp. I replied with the fix'd version.

Think about it.......
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Postby Invisible_Insane » Fri Jul 13, 2007 8:47 pm UTC

While in junior high school, I picked up a terrible habit of referring to people I didn't like as punk-ass bitches. Naturally, this insult has become somewhat more amusing in the post-xkcd world.
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Postby Alioth » Sun Jul 15, 2007 8:44 pm UTC

It's even funnier when [adjective]-ass is part of a string of adjectives. The right adjectives.

Some random on Craigslist wrote:HUGE ASS FUCKING BOAT behind your obnoxious truck

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Postby Shpadoinkle » Mon Jul 16, 2007 2:21 am UTC

I heard someone mention an "ugly-ass haircut" the other day. naturally I thought of this comic.

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Postby Mat Cauthon » Fri Jul 27, 2007 8:34 pm UTC

A friend of mine was trying to stop using the word 'badass' so often. I pointed this out... it helped quite a bit.

Another good deed in the bag for XKCD?

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Postby platypus01 » Sat Jul 28, 2007 8:09 am UTC

Shpadoinkle wrote:I heard someone mention an "ugly-ass haircut" the other day. naturally I thought of this comic.

aaauuuggghh.... bad image forming within my head....

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Postby Mat Cauthon » Sun Jul 29, 2007 12:07 am UTC

platypus01 wrote:
Shpadoinkle wrote:I heard someone mention an "ugly-ass haircut" the other day. naturally I thought of this comic.

aaauuuggghh.... bad image forming within my head....


But is it a bad-ass image or a bad ass-image?

.... I thin the second. Ugh >.<

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Postby jabberwock33 » Sun Aug 05, 2007 10:24 pm UTC

saxmaniac1987 wrote:It's not exactly what the comic is about, but my favorite one that i've been using rather frequently is when a friend will say "Where's my fucking jacket?" I'll reply, "Well i don't know where your fucking-jacket is, but your normal one is right there."


Once my friend complained that there was a "fucking hole in his ceiling". This was a huge source of amusement.

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Postby mountaingoat » Sun Aug 05, 2007 11:49 pm UTC

I do this all the time.

Most of my friends do it too now, even ones that don't know it came from xkcd (which most do, also from me showing them).

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Postby QuestionablyLegalManeuver » Tue Aug 07, 2007 5:58 pm UTC

jabberwock33 wrote:Once my friend complained that there was a "fucking hole in his ceiling". This was a huge source of amusement.


That made me laugh out loud.
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Postby bbctol » Tue Aug 07, 2007 6:41 pm UTC

The ultimate conundrum:

Suppose you and your buddies are watching porn, and there's someone there with a sweet-ass ass.

Oh dear.

I do this constantly too, of course, so I picked up this rather amusing phrase while visiting the astonishingly beautiful Sotano de las Golondrinas in Mexico. It's a cave, and it has the largest vertical drop in the world. Anyway, while everyone was gaping in awe at this, a stupid, obnoxious, fat ass-American tourist said loudly, "That's a huge-ass hole!"

I was SO tempted to say "So are you."

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Postby Liokae » Tue Aug 07, 2007 9:02 pm UTC

It's worth noting that there's a big-ass spider outside my window.

I need to get me some blinds.

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Postby Super Happy Cow » Tue Aug 07, 2007 9:47 pm UTC

bbctol wrote:The ultimate conundrum:

Suppose you and your buddies are watching porn, and there's someone there with a sweet-ass ass.

Oh dear.

I do this constantly too, of course, so I picked up this rather amusing phrase while visiting the astonishingly beautiful Sotano de las Golondrinas in Mexico. It's a cave, and it has the largest vertical drop in the world. Anyway, while everyone was gaping in awe at this, a stupid, obnoxious, fat ass-American tourist said loudly, "That's a huge-ass hole!"

I was SO tempted to say "So are you."


Was the part about him being American really necessary? D:

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Postby snow93 » Wed Aug 08, 2007 12:38 am UTC

...I am absolutely convinced that the appropriate response to "F*ck off" is "Sh*t left!".
Man, is that a sweet ass-retort!...
Gah, I need to sleep.

Was the part about him being American really necessary? D:

If Mr. Bbctol is British, then probably!

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Postby bbctol » Wed Aug 08, 2007 12:40 am UTC

snow93 wrote:...I am absolutely convinced that the appropriate response to "F*ck off" is "Sh*t left!".
Man, is that a sweet ass-retort!...
Gah, I need to sleep.

Was the part about him being American really necessary? D:

If Mr. Bbctol is British, then probably!


From Massachusetts. Close enough. :D

Yeah, I'm often quite mean towards Americans in general. We Massachusettsians are a different species.

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Postby Melchiresa » Wed Aug 08, 2007 11:48 am UTC

Today I heard someone mention "half-ass connections". It was so hard not to laugh.

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Postby schrodingersduck » Mon Aug 13, 2007 2:45 pm UTC

Some people may consider "Baby Got Back" to be a bad-ass song, but I find it to be a bad ass-song.


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