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by Insignificant Deifaction
Mon Sep 06, 2010 4:00 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2812091

Re: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out

My self-esteem is totally dependent upon others. I had a barely-existent conversation with a closed friend which consisted of me sending them a picture which I perceived as pertinent to their interests, to which they responded with disgust re: the picture. More precisely, I sent them a picture of a ...
by Insignificant Deifaction
Mon Aug 16, 2010 6:31 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Conservapedia - Most Accurate Shite On The Web*
Replies: 342
Views: 54002

Re: Conservapedia - Most Accurate Shite On The Web*

@Midnight: The point that was attempted to be made is that our Nutjobs over at Conservapedia are generally of the 'faith is proof enough' group, thus they shouldn't even be trying to give disproofs of atheism. It's redundant for them.
by Insignificant Deifaction
Fri Aug 13, 2010 3:54 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Russell's Teapot vs. Munroe's Ants [Philosophy]
Replies: 135
Views: 15187

Re: Russell's Teapot vs. Munroe's Ants [Philosophy]

In regard to statements made earlier concerning: 1. Evidence 2. Evidence ... 99. Evidence The same also works in a negative sense, and not just once, as suggested by a following statement. If you'll follow along for a moment. Let's say we are trying to find evidence of aliens. *test a - Alpha Orioni...
by Insignificant Deifaction
Thu Aug 12, 2010 10:16 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Russell's Teapot vs. Munroe's Ants [Philosophy]
Replies: 135
Views: 15187

Re: Russell's Teapot vs. Munroe's Ants [Philosophy]

Someone, perhaps it was Hanlon('s Razor), summed it up as "That which can be asserted without proof can be dismissed without proof."
by Insignificant Deifaction
Mon Aug 09, 2010 5:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3529290

Re: Rant Thread - The Spies of Faith

So, the helpful folk over at #ubuntu told me to install gstreamer. This one particular one. Anyway, since I can't connect Ubuntu to the internet, I had to manually build the dependency tree to install it, from the bottom up. This, aside from being excruciatingly tedious, went successfully, and I ins...
by Insignificant Deifaction
Mon Aug 09, 2010 7:45 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3529290

Re: Rant Thread - The Spies of Faith

Then let it be known, and from this day henceforth forever remembered:

There's a rant here, and you know what it says.
by Insignificant Deifaction
Mon Aug 09, 2010 6:57 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3529290

Re: Rant Thread - The Spies of Faith

Not so, dear sir. I have read that, of late, open source operating systems have begun to surpass closed source operating systems in compatibility. And indeed, my issue has nothing to do with hardware. Ubuntu is even kind enough to inform you if there's a set of proprietary drivers it can handle that...
by Insignificant Deifaction
Mon Aug 09, 2010 6:03 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3529290

Re: Rant Thread - The Spies of Faith

I don't care about the world's tiniest open source violin. I want things to work. You guys (Ubuntu team) have been kind enough, presumably, to provide me what I need for this specific purpose. It would be nice if you would make sure it worked rather than leaving the user dumbfounded as to why it doe...
by Insignificant Deifaction
Tue Aug 03, 2010 6:31 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: what would you choose as your super power?
Replies: 636
Views: 73709

Re: what would you choose as your super power?

In some circles, the legal definition of rape as 'penetration' is seen as narrow, and doesn't convey the full range of possibilities. Generally, these circles would define rape as unwanted sexual contact, where contact need not necessarily be physical, if it is sufficiently violating in its own righ...
by Insignificant Deifaction
Fri Jul 30, 2010 6:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Do you make up stories in your head?
Replies: 57
Views: 12105

Re: Do you make up stories in your head?

:shock: That angry squirrel is wearing Mad Hettie's hat.
by Insignificant Deifaction
Wed Jul 28, 2010 7:03 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: For I have come again in Glory...
Replies: 156
Views: 19645

Re: For I have come again in Glory...

I think all of the goetian daemonic seals look like things that make them epically fail at being scary. I mean, if my domestic accomplice were to sign up, this would be her seal: seal.jpg Belial's looks like a cat's face with some dangly attachments, Sytri's puts me in mind of a candelabrum, and to ...
by Insignificant Deifaction
Wed Jul 28, 2010 6:33 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.
Replies: 4973
Views: 751669

Re: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.

Not to my knowledge, no.
by Insignificant Deifaction
Wed Jul 28, 2010 6:22 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The radical idea that women are people
Replies: 3259
Views: 305795

Re: The radical idea that women are people

:shock: I hadn't noticed that before. Waiters are disappearing. NOOOOOoooOooOOOOOOooOooOoo. I mean, I personally would rather be served by a woman, but then, I'm attracted to women, so that's a terrible shock. That being said, it so doesn't matter it hurts me in my communisms, and in fact they could...
by Insignificant Deifaction
Wed Jul 28, 2010 6:01 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Do you make up stories in your head?
Replies: 57
Views: 12105

Re: Do you make up stories in your head?

I rather frequently indulge in flights of fancy, but they generally construct themselves with the understanding that they are a creative process for my stories, and thus are composed of the relevant characters, setting, and plot. I suppose it is the reverse of going 'that was cool, I'll use it in my...
by Insignificant Deifaction
Wed Jul 28, 2010 5:21 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2812091

Re: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out

I read every single post in this thread. No, I don't intend to use this thread nearly so much as I once did. I'm sitting at this desk looking at this pop-out card (you open it and the little flaps of paper inside get pulled into a 3D objct) a friend of mine sent me. It's a frog in a spaceship, like ...
by Insignificant Deifaction
Tue Jul 27, 2010 5:25 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9221681

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

Reading old chat logs, from IM, IRC, fora, etc.

Fills me with an unusual serenity.
by Insignificant Deifaction
Sun Jul 25, 2010 6:48 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3529290

Re: Rant Thread - The Spites of Wraith

I feel like an abusive, manipulative whore. Because I probably am one. I don't understand anyone's problems, let alone my own, and can't begin to grasp their true depth, or how these other persons feel. And yet, 'Focus on me! Give me attention! Love me! Use me!' And I try. I do try. I try to underst...
by Insignificant Deifaction
Fri Jul 23, 2010 5:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions
Replies: 4059
Views: 371012

Re: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions

It was always my understanding that if you could have the upper body strength and stamina to operate a manual wheelchair, that is what you're going to be using, because you're going to need those muscles. :|
by Insignificant Deifaction
Fri Jul 23, 2010 6:32 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3529290

Re: Rant Thread - The Spites of Wraith

Right now, I can't even get a handle on how I feel.

I want attention and I don't. I feel frustrated but I'm not. I'm horny and disinterested. I want to write but nothing will come, and all of my work is trash.

Fuck this.
by Insignificant Deifaction
Fri Jul 23, 2010 4:24 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Real Life Weapon Choices (olden like the plague)
Replies: 190
Views: 87572

Re: real life weapon choices (olden days)

If you only rely on lethal blows, then any sort of disabling, shock and awe, or similar type of weapon is going to lose. If you rely on a move-towards-each-other-firing-at-appropriate-ranges model, long-ranged weapons are the only ones that matter. In the same vein, stealth weaponry is completely po...
by Insignificant Deifaction
Tue Jul 13, 2010 5:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Real Life Weapon Choices (olden like the plague)
Replies: 190
Views: 87572

Re: real life weapon choices (olden days)

@Gears: I don't doubt you are, military training and whatnot. It's simply a fact of knives that they are an entirely different class of weapon than the ones we're generally discussing here, and have their own little quirks and rules, one of which being that a knife requires you to pay attention not ...
by Insignificant Deifaction
Tue Jul 13, 2010 8:08 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Real Life Weapon Choices (olden like the plague)
Replies: 190
Views: 87572

Re: real life weapon choices (olden days)

'Never bring a knife to a fist fight.' - Why? Because, when you have a knife, you don't have an immediately lethal weapon unless you hit some critical areas, and when you have a knife you are focused solely on the knife as your 'weapon', it takes considerable skill and concentration to remember your...
by Insignificant Deifaction
Thu Jun 24, 2010 2:26 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.
Replies: 4973
Views: 751669

Re: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.

If I recall correctly, the tinytext at the bottom of those commercials admits it is no such thing, and thus they get off without paying a cent for their evil.

:x
by Insignificant Deifaction
Thu Jun 24, 2010 2:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Can I avoid the grandfather paradox by impersonating myself?
Replies: 18
Views: 3416

Re: Can I avoid the grandfather paradox by impersonating mys

My comprehension of the way the universe works is exceedingly simple, and thus I accept it via Occam's Razor: Neither the universe nor any of its physical laws could be said to "care" about any damned thing you can think of doing. If you were to travel back in time, by some absurdly diffic...
by Insignificant Deifaction
Wed Jun 09, 2010 4:16 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Professionals and why I'm not one.
Replies: 15
Views: 2462

Re: Professionals and why I'm not one.

event = {
id = Professionalism
random = no
target = any_skilled
trigger = {
AND = { Human }
NOT = { Incompetent }
AND = { Theoretically can fund self with &skill }
}
action = {
PROMOTE = { Professional }
}
by Insignificant Deifaction
Wed Jun 09, 2010 4:06 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3529290

Re: Rant Thread - The Spites of Wraith

I have never managed to succeed at bike riding, unfortunately. The more aerodynamically capable ladies I know inform me that on occasion they have to intentionally avoid wanking/jilling/shlicking/etc. on two-wheeled transports, as they tend to dig into intimate spots. More successfully if motorized....
by Insignificant Deifaction
Tue Jun 08, 2010 10:06 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3529290

Re: Rant Thread - The Spites of Wraith

Still rather fucked-up, though. Will I ever learn to fix hints? I am ever wary of hints being dropped - because frequently they completely escape my notice (which has lead to a few missed chances at sexytime :evil: ). Yet, quite frequently, I find myself dropping hints . Motherfucker. Not usually of...
by Insignificant Deifaction
Fri Jun 04, 2010 2:58 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 391949

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

@Chfan: This one humbly requests that that one not catalyse an impact between a beloved moon and an orbital station.
by Insignificant Deifaction
Sun May 30, 2010 11:12 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 391949

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

This isn't necessarily so. For instance, I am fairly good at maths. I've been able to breezily understand everything but Calculus, and even calculus has only had certain moments of extreme frustration. I'm still going to pass it. But, Ask me to do sums in my head. Ha. Ahahahaha. Ha. No. I can do alg...
by Insignificant Deifaction
Fri May 28, 2010 10:19 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Equalizers
Replies: 8
Views: 2095

Re: Equalizers

I was well aware when I wrote this that the song would, given an adequate system, sound quite decent without fiddling with it, but given my setup it is fair to say, within my context , that without equalizer fiddling most songs sound terrible. The reason for this is largely due to borked bass equipm...
by Insignificant Deifaction
Thu May 27, 2010 2:46 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions
Replies: 4059
Views: 371012

Re: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions

What made Feynman so awesome was how he could come to terms with being wrong and seek to correct any previous jackassery. For instance, I read a book of letters of his, and in one of them he discusses how one of the physics examples he used to give had a joke about women, I think it was a "wome...
by Insignificant Deifaction
Sat May 22, 2010 1:16 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Equalizers
Replies: 8
Views: 2095

Equalizers

So, I use winamp. I quickly noticed something: The unequalized versions of songs typically suck. For the most part I've used an equalizer preset that I believe they just called "Rock" or "Heavy" - mainly I noticed its near-identical match with the "Techno" preset. This ...
by Insignificant Deifaction
Sat May 22, 2010 1:06 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3529290

Re: Rant Thread - The Spites of Wraith

My favourites are Here We Are Juggernaut and In The Flame of Error. That said, my favourite album of theirs is still In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3 (Go go Camper Velourium! Also Ring In Return->In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth) Though it often has passionate make-outs with Good Apollo I'm B...
by Insignificant Deifaction
Sat May 22, 2010 11:29 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3529290

Re: Rant Thread - The Spites of Wraith

Sorry about the previous post. . .

I actually feel a lot better now, I think because we went out and did things until we got sunburn, nasty headaches, and proto-callouses on the feet.

And I got the latest Coheed & Cambria album, which is not their best work but still yummy.
by Insignificant Deifaction
Fri May 21, 2010 2:59 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3529290

Re: Rant Thread - The Spites of Wraith

What is wrong with me? I can't concentrate. I go to do something that takes five seconds and forget what it is half-way through. I can't seem to write anything with a plot more complex than "A then B". I can't bring myself to do things that need to be done, when I have previously had no he...
by Insignificant Deifaction
Fri May 21, 2010 2:50 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions
Replies: 4059
Views: 371012

Re: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions

:| I cannot state what I wish in a sense that doesn't seem muddled and poorly-phrased. So, I won't. If I can't bring it up to my standards of quality, it isn't good enough to be part of a disagreement with gmalivuk.
by Insignificant Deifaction
Fri May 21, 2010 2:02 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions
Replies: 4059
Views: 371012

Re: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions

Choosing to use Strong/Weak Agnosticism/Atheism to clarify your point and separate yourself from "the people giving it a bad name" is a form of being declawed by those in power. After all, if you cannot unite, you cannot conquer. It's why Feminism is Feminism is Feminism, despite everyone ...
by Insignificant Deifaction
Sun May 16, 2010 4:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: 10,000th Living Day
Replies: 65
Views: 11511

Re: 10,000th Living Day

Because I can do it faster on paper than it would take to load that site, in most cases.
by Insignificant Deifaction
Sun May 16, 2010 4:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Fair Analysis of Clichés and Aphorisms
Replies: 40
Views: 5112

Re: Fair Analysis of Clichés and Aphorisms

This thread should perhaps be relabeled:

"I thought it meant. . ."
by Insignificant Deifaction
Sun May 16, 2010 4:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: 10,000th Living Day
Replies: 65
Views: 11511

Re: 10,000th Living Day

:shock:
*Was Listening to 10,000 Days when she found this topic*

October 25, 2018 will by my 10K Day, unless my math is wrong, which it probably is, having worked it out on paper.

Because python isn't :evil: FUCKING :evil: installed.

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