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by ethraax
Fri Oct 02, 2009 7:23 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How to respond to people who use "gay" pejoratively
Replies: 122
Views: 14956

Re: How to respond to people who use "gay" pejoratively

The test/speeding ticket examples I am less sure about - are you not still equating gayness with badness? I wouldn't use the word "badness", because it's such a huge blanket term. Again, as I stated there (which I guess people didn't read), I was using it to mean "unfair", which...
by ethraax
Fri Oct 02, 2009 3:36 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How to respond to people who use "gay" pejoratively
Replies: 122
Views: 14956

Re: How to respond to people who use "gay" pejoratively

Usually when I use the word "gay" to mean something other than homosexual, it's meant to talk about something unfair. For example: "The difficulty of that test was so gay." "You got a speeding ticket for going 7 mph over? That's fucking gay." It doesn't mean I'm afraid ...
by ethraax
Mon Sep 28, 2009 11:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8673
Views: 1859579

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Random832 wrote:
xkcdsw642.png

Amazing edit.
by ethraax
Fri Sep 25, 2009 1:28 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Internet vigilantism
Replies: 25
Views: 2849

Re: Internet vigilantism

There's quite literally nothing for you to gain other than a warm fuzzy feeling of getting back at him. Seriously, there's an echo here - let it go. Also, if you lie about criminal charges you could get yourself in trouble, and while I don't know what the legal system is where you are, nothing bad w...
by ethraax
Tue Sep 15, 2009 5:22 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Curse of the '09
Replies: 46
Views: 3951

Re: Curse of the '09

King of Frogs wrote:Because famous people's deaths are more important than all the other deaths.

Their funerals are more expensive. Usually.
by ethraax
Tue Sep 15, 2009 5:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 396245

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

Also, I hate it when I manage to do something that is obviously very painful, and someone asks "are you OK?" What do you think? No I'm not OK, that fucking hurt! In their defense, 'Are you OK?' is often asked meaning 'Is anything broken/damaged?', not the more obvious 'Did that hurt?', an...
by ethraax
Mon Sep 14, 2009 10:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 396245

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/753459.stm This is where I got my stuff, feel free to dispute it. Researchers have shown that all types of alcohol can help to reduce the risk of heart disease - if you drink it little and often. I saw a thing a while back about wine and bones, so don't know if tha...
by ethraax
Mon Sep 14, 2009 3:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 396245

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

Alcohol is good for you in small doses. Both wine and beer have been shown to be good for the bones. The heart and memory are also supposed to get some benefits. That's only one unit a day though, so a bit different from getting hammered. It's not the alcohol (or ethanol, since that's the kind we d...
by ethraax
Mon Sep 14, 2009 1:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 396245

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

"No, alcohol is not good for you, even in small doses."

To some kid who gets hammered every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night. And sometimes on school nights.
by ethraax
Mon Sep 14, 2009 5:09 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Fake Programming Language
Replies: 210
Views: 31698

Re: Fake Programming Language

Ah yes, a simple language:

Code: Select all

print "Hello World!" to display;
prompt name as "What's your name?";
print "Hello /name/." to display;

You know, I really like the feeling of SQL syntax. It's like the conversion from code to understanding has already been done.
by ethraax
Sun Sep 13, 2009 5:47 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8673
Views: 1859579

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

I guess everyone went on vacation - this thread sunk to page 2 >.>

(Not anymore)
by ethraax
Thu Sep 10, 2009 3:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 396245

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

"Yes, there are 26 letters in the alphabet."
by ethraax
Wed Sep 09, 2009 4:09 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 396245

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

Plasma Man wrote:And Iraq and Afghanistan.

Should I have to say that occupying a country with your army may lead to some people thinking that you're trying to take over that country?

They're just there to make the game board look better when you recreate our situation in Risk.
by ethraax
Sun Sep 06, 2009 8:39 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 396245

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

Moo wrote:"No, of the six people I've just asked for a table for, I'm NOT the only one who will be requiring a menu".

I always bring an entourage to a restaurant to watch me eat... :roll:

Pfft, I wish I had a squad of bodyguards to follow me around.

Well, maybe not...
by ethraax
Mon Aug 31, 2009 3:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8673
Views: 1859579

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

skidius, I really like your second one, with the girl tied up. I don't think I would have ever thought about it that way, but seeing the black strips, she does look like she's tied to a wall. Very clever. ~
by ethraax
Mon Aug 31, 2009 3:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How often do you shower or bathe?
Replies: 168
Views: 23199

Re: How often do you shower or bathe?

I usually shower daily.

Sometimes, if I'm at home and not going anywhere, I'll skip a day over the weekend.

Here at college though, where I'm in public every day, I shower every morning.
by ethraax
Sun Aug 30, 2009 10:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Do you always brush your tongue?
Replies: 32
Views: 4687

Re: Do you always brush your tongue?

I've never brushed my tongue. The only time I've thought about doing so is some brand of flossers (floss attached to a plastic handle) that advertised doubling as a tongue scraper. I thought they just made the idea up, too >.> As for discoloration of my tongue, I never have a problem unless I eat so...
by ethraax
Sun Aug 30, 2009 1:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8673
Views: 1859579

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Some very quality ones on this page... I especially like the guy playing WoW, by DanielR.
by ethraax
Tue Aug 18, 2009 2:23 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3572960

Re: Rant Thread - The Spates of Wrath

You're a fucking idiot. Both of you, in fact. But mostly you . You just don't fucking get it. Are you going to keep recklessly smoking pot and drinking (underage) until you get in deep shit? You want to work for the government under foreign service after you get your poli. sci. degree. How's that go...
by ethraax
Mon Aug 03, 2009 12:53 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 396245

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

"Stop shouting 'BANG BANG BANG' at my friend who just lost his friend to getting shot in a robbery."
by ethraax
Wed Jul 29, 2009 5:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8673
Views: 1859579

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

FCN, that last one was beautiful. One of the best in weeks (in my opinion).
by ethraax
Sat May 30, 2009 2:11 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: different types of computer users.
Replies: 18
Views: 4900

Re: ITT we list different types of computer users.

Cool idea. Would be really cool if you had an interactive version that you could drag around and stuff. Would make it easier to track the lines if you can see how they move / interact with each other (in addition to tooltips and perspective, I suppose). But if you don't want to put that much effort ...
by ethraax
Sat May 30, 2009 2:07 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8673
Views: 1859579

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Okay, some more comics: ... The papyrus one is actually what I thought the real comic was when I first read it. Yeah, that's what I thought too. I was also tired. I think I read it like 3 times before getting it. Walter.Horvath, you should put something about bad reaction times in your alt text >.>
by ethraax
Thu May 21, 2009 4:20 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)
Replies: 36982
Views: 2490864

Re: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)

Moo wrote:(ps you know how tempting it is going to be for people to be an asshole and purposefully view without posting, right?).

Too tempting to resist?
by ethraax
Thu May 21, 2009 4:19 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Random bitstream! (000zerozero000000zero)
Replies: 1949
Views: 241578

Re: Random bitstream! (000zerozero000000zero)

1

Because it's cooler.
by ethraax
Tue Apr 14, 2009 1:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do YOU say the word meme?
Replies: 108
Views: 30875

Re: How do YOU say the word meme?

I always pronounced it "meh-may". I may start using "meem" though, considering that it's only one syllable, and I'm very lazy.
by ethraax
Tue Apr 14, 2009 12:52 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: World's Smallest Political Quiz - Read OP first!
Replies: 72
Views: 5843

Re: World's Smallest Political Quiz

I scored 70/20, making me a liberal. I don't feel like a liberal though...
by ethraax
Tue Apr 14, 2009 12:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: charitable computing-WCG
Replies: 50
Views: 3452

Re: charitable computing-WCG

Also you only have 240mb of ram? Did you still have a guy shoveling coal into the back of that thing? or has he died of old age? :D Well, for someone who spends so much time on a fora with a simple interface... I remember doing something like this at one point, Folding @ Home, which simulated prote...
by ethraax
Tue Apr 14, 2009 12:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Updating comic 256 (Map of Online Communities)
Replies: 21
Views: 3017

Re: Updating comic 256 (Map of Online Communities)

More on topic: Wow, it really is amazing that the internets have changed that much in only twoish years. Yet it hasn't changed as much as the value of my one-year-old computer. Damn , technology gets cheap fast. Also, I agree with ST about the prediction thing, but I don't think the "critical ...
by ethraax
Sat Apr 11, 2009 1:21 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8673
Views: 1859579

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

To the person who set xkcdsw's RSS feed to check once every minute, this is a polite notice. You have been banned from the webserver, until and unless you stop pulling 300kB a minute from the site. That is all. In other news, I'm up to page 23, and there are a surprising number of comics in the arc...
by ethraax
Wed Apr 08, 2009 3:06 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT:Optical Illusions
Replies: 53
Views: 7005

Re: ITT:Optical Illusions

I don't see the dolphins.

Uh oh.
by ethraax
Mon Mar 09, 2009 10:22 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2412164

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

Chai Kovsky wrote:(has anyone else noticed that people tend to talk big in the intro thread? It's really interesting).

I've seen quite a few people do the opposite though, talking themselves down and whatnot.

Also, hi to everyone. I read all the intros here, even though I usually don't reply. I like lurking.
by ethraax
Mon Mar 09, 2009 7:31 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9346859

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (now with 20% more fungus!)

punkymonkey wrote:But you must admit.. the poodle camel is freakin cute as hell!

No.
by ethraax
Mon Mar 09, 2009 7:31 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Paper Organizers
Replies: 7
Views: 1158

Re: Paper Organizers

I don't organize.

I probably should.
by ethraax
Mon Mar 09, 2009 7:24 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9346859

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (now with 20% more fungus!)

rrwoods wrote:
rnew wrote:everyone stop what you are doing and look at this.

That is all

Oh holy christ, I don't know whether to be amazed or appalled.

I'm appalled.
by ethraax
Mon Mar 09, 2009 4:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9346859

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (now with 20% more fungus!)

I have to: ⋅ Read The Road . ⋅ Read Naked Lunch . (Trying to read this is like shoving a large, charged stick up my nose to poke fun with my brain.) ⋅ Write that huge lab report (really 3 experiments, all extractions). ⋅ Finish up my senior project and polish ...
by ethraax
Mon Mar 09, 2009 3:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9346859

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (now with 20% more fungus!)

I just read all the comics for that Moo & Keo strip in Moo's sig.

It's now an hour later.
by ethraax
Mon Mar 09, 2009 3:13 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 96050
Views: 7710844

Re: Count to a Million [Stop repeating pictures]

12,701

punky's sig brought me.
by ethraax
Sun Mar 08, 2009 10:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The radical idea that women are people
Replies: 3259
Views: 309681

Re: The radical idea that women are people

The point still doesn't make sense. I think Philwelch was talking about men in general. Despite the media, there aren't really that many serial mugger/rapists out there. * * "Aren't really that many" is a poorly-defined phrase since it can be interpreted in different ways. To be more elabo...
by ethraax
Sun Mar 08, 2009 10:42 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The radical idea that women are people
Replies: 3259
Views: 309681

Re: The radical idea that women are people

What about CEOs, or politicians, or rapists? Many of them would be out of a job in an equal society. To be honest, in an equal society, the worst that could happen to CEOs and politicians is that, at most, half are replaced by women, assuming that currently 100% of them are men. As for the rapists....

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