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by Hyphe
Mon May 28, 2012 7:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9224716

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

YouTube caches the 'view' count quiet heavily, and sometimes caps the count at 300 while it waits for a more accurate recalculation. It happens quite a bit on suddenly-popular videos, because the view count just can't keep up with the number of hits. (I'm not too clear on the actual mechanics of thi...
by Hyphe
Mon May 28, 2012 6:55 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9224716

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

Not Now Bernard is the greatest children's book oh my goodness. (I couldn't let this pass without comment.) Good, since it was your avatar that sparked the conversation that led to me wanting to buy a copy of the book in the first place! :) I must find that I disagree with you, though. I am in torn...
by Hyphe
Mon May 28, 2012 12:00 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9224716

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

I have bought copies of Where The Wild Things Are, and Not Now Bernard. Rereading the latter, I find it to be far, far more unsettling than I recall it being from my childhood.
by Hyphe
Tue May 08, 2012 9:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9224716

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

What's creepy about your avatar? It's just a tiny blue dude.

...right?
by Hyphe
Sat May 05, 2012 9:00 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.
Replies: 4596
Views: 700215

Re: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already

"Horse meat" and "prepared horse intestine", for example, both mean the edible foodstuffs you get from butchering a horse. The "prepared" descriptor just refers to the fact that these are edible organs as opposed to bits that have been cut out through fighting/combat. T...
by Hyphe
Thu Apr 26, 2012 9:21 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3484473

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

@PIctureSarah: The Paragard is a brand name for a non-hormonal IUD, correct? I don't know if this is in any way relevant to your situation, but I have a non-hormonal IUD which gives me appallingly bad cramps and menstrual pains - after talking to several doctors who said there was nothing they could...
by Hyphe
Mon Apr 23, 2012 7:46 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3530602

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

*hugs for Amie*

*hugs for anyone else who wants them, too*
by Hyphe
Sun Apr 22, 2012 12:12 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9561
Views: 1178692

Re: What are you listening to?

Apparat - Escape

Introduced to this earlier today. Fits my mood nicely.
by Hyphe
Sun Apr 22, 2012 11:49 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13421
Views: 1746628

Re: Today I Learned

I knew that Arthur was meant to be an aardvark, but that's because I only remember two snippets of that show; one where his little sister is confused about a thesaurus, and one where Arthur learns to spell his surname by remembering a particular rythym and a little dance. "A-A - R-D - V-A-R-K&q...
by Hyphe
Sun Apr 22, 2012 11:41 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: The Sexual Revolution And Children's Education
Replies: 64
Views: 13662

Re: The Sexual Revolution And Children's Education

it's about convincing kids that sex is a big thing, and should be treated responsibly I agree with everything you and meridian have said, except for this part. Sex might be a big thing; and for most people, it will be. But it's very, very important that sex-ed lessons don't isolate, exclude or stig...
by Hyphe
Fri Apr 20, 2012 7:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3484473

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Angua wrote:I have a dark blue/black denim jacket

Hey wow, Angua, you have my favourite jacket! Only yours seems to have fewer holes in it than mine does. (I mostly wear it with jeans because, I mostly only wear jeans).
by Hyphe
Sat Apr 07, 2012 2:51 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Working hours
Replies: 19
Views: 5208

Re: Working hours

There's a difference between 'working late at night' and 'working long hours' (or 'not sleeping enough'). I work in (a very well-paid branch of) the IT industry, and the development team I'm on have agreed to not mind at what time work is done; one of my colleagues works his standard 40-hours-a-week...
by Hyphe
Mon Apr 02, 2012 11:29 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9224716

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

darknut wrote:now im imagining a happy looking faun running through a war zone dodging rockets and thier subsequent explosions

i made myself laugh

I think I want to draw this, but I doubt I could ever do it justice.
by Hyphe
Mon Apr 02, 2012 11:28 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1474856

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

@PM 2Ring: You got me wrong, I never meant to stop doing so-called "girly" stuff. :wink: I really like nail polish, some things about make-up, how some dresses and skirts look on me, etc... I just wanted to add new elements to my style, as explained :) Just as a suggestion, perhaps you co...
by Hyphe
Fri Mar 30, 2012 11:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most interesting person to have dinner with...
Replies: 28
Views: 5381

Re: Most interesting person to have dinner with...

meridian wrote:Hatshepsut. That meal would be awesome.

Agreed.

Second choice would be either the Marquis de Sade, or Sylvia Pankhurst, depending on what sort of mood I was in.
by Hyphe
Fri Mar 30, 2012 2:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9224716

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

Please don't conflate protesting with rioting. Protesters protest; rioters riot. If something was a protest, and became a riot, the protesters are no longer protesters and have instead become (or been replaced by) rioters. Sorry to nitpick, but it's a sore spot. My country is speeding hell-for-leath...
by Hyphe
Thu Mar 22, 2012 9:27 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1474856

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Boris Veganofsky wrote:I kinda want to come out to my friend but it is so very stressful.

LGBTIQQA THREAD LEND ME YOUR STRENGTH!

Good luck!
by Hyphe
Tue Mar 20, 2012 7:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2812894

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

I Am Raven wrote:And I'm kind of a dick. I'm working on it.

Don't forget number 3 makes you kind of a dick too. I'm "crazy" and the general consensus seems to be that I'm awesome in spite of / because of being mentally ill. So there.


Ahem. In other news, I'm totally not wearing a bra. Mwahahahahahaa.
by Hyphe
Sat Mar 17, 2012 2:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9224716

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

Don't forget the Games Lanes! My route to work is via bus, on roads with one bus lane and one normal lane. For three weeks the bus lane will be out of use and so my bus (and all the ambulances!) are going to have to crawl along on the already-heavily-congested normal lane. They have improved the Vic...
by Hyphe
Fri Mar 16, 2012 12:31 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3484473

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Thanks so much for the corset shop link, which I have proceeded to bookmark! It does indeed seem like an astounding place. I may have blown the last dregs of my bank account on the army camouflage print corset that was on sale. And also another slightly more expensive corset. This is what savings ac...
by Hyphe
Thu Mar 15, 2012 5:27 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 913038

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

I just assembled a flat-pack table with nary a curse uttered, and no mysterious parts remaining afterwards. Screwing bits of wood together is so much fun.
by Hyphe
Wed Mar 14, 2012 3:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1474856

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

So yesterday someone who really ought to know better teased me (light-heartedly) about using "feminine wiles", and that kicked of a chain of events that's led to me feeling some pretty horrible body hate. (Spoilered for ranting about body parts and how they are wrong: might be triggering f...
by Hyphe
Wed Mar 14, 2012 11:24 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.
Replies: 4596
Views: 700215

Re: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already

You can. Set amount of vampires 0 at world generation and you will get an entire world without a single vampire. Surely that'll only affect the number of vamps the world starts with, but won't stop any more from being spontaneously made during world gen history? I've seen a dwarf that was cursed in...
by Hyphe
Tue Mar 13, 2012 9:46 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: The Most Beautiful Piece of Music
Replies: 68
Views: 21798

Re: The Most Beautiful Piece of Music

What's your view on Thank You Space Captain ? Personally, I found it to be the most proverbially beautiful Mogwai song since Golden Porsche . It took a while to grow on me, though. They are both certainly very nice, though neither are particularly beautiful to me. I find Thank You Space Expert too ...
by Hyphe
Tue Mar 13, 2012 9:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Myers-Briggs Psychological Testing
Replies: 270
Views: 109064

Re: Myers-Briggs Psychological Testing

I did the test and filled out this poll when I first came to these fora, and got IFNJ. I retake it now, and I get EFSJ (which no-one else has picked, but I can't re-answer the poll. Ah well). Considering the events in my life between these two points in time and the personality changes they precipit...
by Hyphe
Sat Mar 10, 2012 2:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3484473

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Congrats on the cup joy, eaglewings51! I've also got a copper IUD and use a mooncup. By and large, it's been a resounding success! I have intermittent trouble with the cup not fitting comfortably because my cervix can drop very low when I have heavy periods, but that's nothing more than a minor inco...
by Hyphe
Thu Mar 08, 2012 4:54 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: The Most Beautiful Piece of Music
Replies: 68
Views: 21798

Re: The Most Beautiful Piece of Music

Two pages and still no Mogwai? Tut.

King's Meadow.
by Hyphe
Thu Mar 08, 2012 3:29 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4783
Views: 941304

Re: Today I Made:

Today I accidentally fried some halloumi in butter. Not really part of a spectacular meal (it was going on top of ryvitas & cucumber) but good heavens, it was SO DELICIOUS I just had to come here and share.
by Hyphe
Wed Mar 07, 2012 1:52 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: New UK Anti-Rape PSA
Replies: 88
Views: 12693

Re: New UK Anti-Rape PSA

I can't think of a way they could have phrased that advert without making it sound odd or incredibly wordy. I think it gets the point across, even if it's a bit hard to parse. I'm glad it's there; I've never seen something like this before and it's heartening (and also makes a great change from TFL'...
by Hyphe
Tue Mar 06, 2012 11:23 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1474856

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Re: The conversation on the previous page about bisexual / pansexual / gender binary etc (gosh, I am late to the party, aren't I?) -- I've always considered the 'bi' part of bisexual to refer to 'people who share my gender identity AND people who do not', which seems like a reasonably inclusive defi...
by Hyphe
Tue Mar 06, 2012 12:56 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3530602

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Menacing Spike wrote:FOOL, YOU ARE FUELING THEIR DARK IMMORTALITY

Is that why everything they stock sounds like a Cthonic incantation? Good job I could never manage to pronounce my order out loud, I guess.
by Hyphe
Tue Mar 06, 2012 12:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 392022

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

If you're not getting on the bus, don't stand in a confused daze directly in front of the doors. Move out of the way.

If you are getting on the bus, don't push past the heavily pregnant lady who is trying to corral two toddlers. Let them get on first.
by Hyphe
Tue Mar 06, 2012 12:22 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3530602

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Damnation! I ordered furniture from Ikea and they've pushed the delivery date from tomorrow, back to next week. I need that table and chairs!
by Hyphe
Thu Mar 01, 2012 10:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3530602

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Over the course of the last nine months, the office I work in has gone from being a nice, fun place that comfortably housed the 25-or-so staff that were around at the time, to being packed full of about 70-80, all of whom are talking to each other or on phones, with increasingly shrinking desk space...
by Hyphe
Thu Mar 01, 2012 10:24 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9224716

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

Cripes! Whelan, you have reminded me to update my signature.

Also, happy St. David's Day!
by Hyphe
Thu Mar 01, 2012 10:10 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9224716

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

emceng wrote:ice muffins

... ice muffins? Ice muffins? What kind of bizarre slang is this?
by Hyphe
Mon Feb 20, 2012 2:02 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Synesthesia: Do you have it?
Replies: 126
Views: 25783

Re: Synesthesia: Do you have it?

I have smell/colour synesthesia, and to a subtler extent, taste/shape. Smells have colours - like someone is painting on the inside of my nose - but they are often incredibly fleeting or overpowered by what colours I'm looking at with my eyes, and on top of that my colour vocabulary is limited, so o...
by Hyphe
Mon Feb 20, 2012 1:42 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1474856

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

I have decided, after much introspection and self-reflection, that I am queer and androgyne (and I prefer female pronouns). Deciding on this, and putting names to it all, feels so totally hardcore ace. Being able to out myself to the best bunch of friends, colleagues, and co-conspirators is icing on...
by Hyphe
Mon Feb 20, 2012 1:36 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2812894

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

I've spent far far too long away from this place.

Fess: It's half one in the morning and I am deliberatly putting off going to bed and sleeping, even though I have work in the morning.
by Hyphe
Sat Dec 11, 2010 2:14 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Britain increases tuition, met with violent protests
Replies: 148
Views: 12960

Re: Britain increases tuition, met with violent protests

For the record - the protests were not just about the fees increase, but the funds decrease that comes with it. Not to mention the EMA 're-structuring', which is of course going to get a lot more people a lot more angry as the vote on that comes up. It's for this reason that I'm writing this from w...

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