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by Madwolf
Mon Dec 07, 2009 4:44 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Team Fortress 2
Replies: 4429
Views: 411704

Re: Team Fortress 2

I've seen a pyro with crits... everyone backs away, no-one dies, crits did nothing. It sometimes works, but it's not on the same level as rockets or stickies. Generally, a crit pyro is only useful if the other team is clustered together and doesn't see you coming, and in that case, why not just use...
by Madwolf
Wed Nov 04, 2009 5:42 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 397308

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

"That way" is not a direction, especially when I'm driving and trying to watch the road, not your hands. Also, "here" is not a location to turn. "$STREET_NAME" IS a location. "The next stop sign" IS a location. "Where that grey car is" IS a location...
by Madwolf
Mon Oct 26, 2009 6:03 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 925033

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Know whats awesome?

Apple Pie icecream, thats whats awesome.

With Reeses chocolate topping :D
by Madwolf
Wed Oct 21, 2009 4:43 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Who put all these m-fing children in my m-fing Congress?
Replies: 19
Views: 2858

Re: Who put all these m-fing children in my m-fing Congress?

Democrats lock Republicans out of committee room http://thehill.com/homenews/house/63941-democrats-lock-republicans-out-of-committee-room Rep. Edolphus Towns (D-N.Y.) locked Republicans out of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee room to keep them from meeting when Democrats aren’t p...
by Madwolf
Wed Oct 07, 2009 3:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3585754

Re: Rant Thread - The Spates of Wrath

Why should I work on my assignments with you? Seriously? I spend half my time explaining to you why something is the way it is, when it IS that way. And yet, youre the one with a 4.0 and I just barely managed to not get kicked out of the school.....
by Madwolf
Wed Oct 07, 2009 2:07 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Cremation or Burial?
Replies: 63
Views: 10760

Re: Cremation or Burial?

Graveyards are a giant, unneeded waste of space. I definitely want to be cremated (or donated to medical science, though ideally by the time Im dead they wont need real cadavers anymore :D )

Also, no urn on the mantle, please. Just mix me into the fertilizer for the nearest farm thanks. :)
by Madwolf
Mon Oct 05, 2009 5:55 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8673
Views: 1865430

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

philsov wrote:
brakos82 wrote:...


I could explain the differences between the two in great detail and slaughter both jokes in the process, but odds are you'll just give another ambiguous response so meh.

The first ones obviously been flipped round ;)
by Madwolf
Mon Oct 05, 2009 5:10 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Handyfolk of the Fora unite!
Replies: 36
Views: 2990

Re: Handymen of the Fora unite!

Closest I've come on a large scale is laying two rooms of laminate flooring, which turned out well and of which I'm inordinately proud. Other than that my attempts at full-scale carpentry could charitably be called "functional" - I can bodge together pretty much any piece of furniture/she...
by Madwolf
Mon Oct 05, 2009 3:22 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Geek VS Nerd
Replies: 47
Views: 6653

Re: Geek VS Nerd

I generally ID as a nerd, with all my science and technical knowledge (and, to a friend "You are NOT getting me into something as nerdy as firefly based D&D!") Though I use geek in some instances, usually re computers. I have also heard that the term poindexter is a combination of nerd...
by Madwolf
Wed Sep 23, 2009 4:35 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Do high school teachers ever use "Powerpoint" for teaching?
Replies: 60
Views: 7322

Re: Do high school teachers ever use "Powerpoint" for teaching?

Powerpoint and computers can be wonderful when used correctly. Correct: My calc teacher at my previous school would prepare notes in Word, and handed out printed copies to us while projecting it on the smartboard. These notes contained all the wordy bits. Then all the mathy bits he wrote down on the...
by Madwolf
Wed Sep 23, 2009 4:12 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Minor Crisis: Prom's Saturday and I Have a Pimple!
Replies: 32
Views: 3294

Re: Minor Crisis: Prom's Saturday and I Have a Pimple!

Dont have any better advice but do have a related question.... I have heard (and experimented slightly with) applying small amounts hydrogen peroxide to acne affected areas. It does seem to help dramatically (along with washing my face multiple times a day...) But, is it really a good idea? Are you...
by Madwolf
Wed Sep 23, 2009 3:12 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Minor Crisis: Prom's Saturday and I Have a Pimple!
Replies: 32
Views: 3294

Re: Minor Crisis: Prom's Saturday and I Have a Pimple!

Dont have any better advice but do have a related question....

I have heard (and experimented slightly with) applying small amounts hydrogen peroxide to acne affected areas. It does seem to help dramatically (along with washing my face multiple times a day...) But, is it really a good idea?
by Madwolf
Wed Sep 23, 2009 1:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Bing + Google + Yahoo! + Wolfram Alpha = Fusionsearch
Replies: 62
Views: 6624

Re: Bing + Google + Yahoo! + Wolfram Alpha = Fusionsearch

Mathy wrote:
Madwolf wrote:Im with him.

And could you atleast make it filter out dupe results?

Though it does look cool..

It does filter out duplicate results.

And yes, you need a search engine like this. First of all, it has Wolfram Alpha support too.

Oh, my bad...must learn to read wikki links more closely.... :oops:
by Madwolf
Mon Sep 21, 2009 6:51 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Bing + Google + Yahoo! + Wolfram Alpha = Fusionsearch
Replies: 62
Views: 6624

Re: Bing + Google + Yahoo! + Wolfram Alpha = Fusionsearch

Im with him.

And could you atleast make it filter out dupe results?

Though it does look cool..
by Madwolf
Mon Aug 31, 2009 7:00 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: 1g space travel
Replies: 31
Views: 5459

Re: 1g space travel

Ive done alot of amatuer work with this actually, and even just accelerating at 1G for ~30 days on each end your looking at a one way trip of ~ 11 years. More like....5-8 under constant accel IIRC. Yes, Relativity does matter. (Under the 11 year journey your velocity would be ~ 30% C) As for calcula...
by Madwolf
Mon Aug 31, 2009 4:01 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: ROTC Student Suspended for asking classmate to remove hijab
Replies: 83
Views: 7559

Re: ROTC Student Suspended for asking classmate to honor pledge

That ROTC student was a complete rotter. Props to the Muslim girl for simply walking away. Lawrence noted that Heather and her sister stood for the flag pledge when the pair attended school in Mexico in 2004. "They were in a third-world country and they had to honor their culture," he sai...
by Madwolf
Fri Aug 28, 2009 8:42 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Glenn Beck Wants You To Question Authority
Replies: 158
Views: 12644

Re: Glenn Beck Wants You To Question Authority

*I feel bad for writing this off as a war, that's something he'd want you to think. But there is a war, in essence, that people like him (on both sides) started and have been waging. The whole problem is in the choice of words. If we brand it as a war, then we will come to accept it as one. And as ...
by Madwolf
Fri Aug 28, 2009 8:07 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Glenn Beck Wants You To Question Authority
Replies: 158
Views: 12644

Re: Glenn Beck Wants You To Question Authority

Walter.Horvath wrote:*I feel bad for writing this off as a war, that's something he'd want you to think.

But there is a war, in essence, that people like him (on both sides) started and have been waging.

His error is hilarious in that clip, but does anyone have the faintest idea what his actual point was??
by Madwolf
Fri Aug 28, 2009 1:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Political Orientation
Replies: 105
Views: 8807

Re: Political Orientation

Im....moderate. I believe gays should be allowed to marry, though any individual pastor/church should be able to deny the service there. Flip back and forth on abortion alot, but know it should be available in some cases (rape, medical complications....) THere should be some form of gun control, th...
by Madwolf
Thu Aug 27, 2009 7:45 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: CDC Considers Promoting 'Universal Circumcision'
Replies: 283
Views: 28911

Re: CDC Considers Promoting 'Universal Circumcision'

Okay, seriously? Losing a flap of skin and a change in feeling is not even close to sewing one's mouth shut. That's an awful metaphor. EDIT: Actually, that is a reason that I'm defending it. Because I'm circumcised, not that I feel inferior- I could care less about the intactness of my penis. But I...
by Madwolf
Thu Aug 27, 2009 5:55 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: CDC Considers Promoting 'Universal Circumcision'
Replies: 283
Views: 28911

Re: CDC Considers Promoting 'Universal Circumcision'

Yes, I recognize the argument isn't for need, or even banning of the alternative state, but arguments for the default state all hinge upon the notion that the alternative state is inferior, and all those notions are based on, at best, anecdotal, flimsy points. And when the alternate state has only ...
by Madwolf
Thu Aug 27, 2009 3:31 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Political Orientation
Replies: 105
Views: 8807

Re: Political Orientation

Im....moderate. I believe gays should be allowed to marry, though any individual pastor/church should be able to deny the service there. Flip back and forth on abortion alot, but know it should be available in some cases (rape, medical complications....) THere should be some form of gun control, tha...
by Madwolf
Wed Aug 26, 2009 1:35 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: CDC Considers Promoting 'Universal Circumcision'
Replies: 283
Views: 28911

Re: CDC Considers Promoting 'Universal Circumcision'

Scientific merits aside, it does seem to be a needlessly invasive and minimal effective solution compared to condoms. To be fair to the CDC, a method slowing contamination by 40% would be a useful tool in containing an epidemic in a condom-hostile country or state. So, maybe what the CDC SHOULD be ...
by Madwolf
Mon Aug 24, 2009 1:47 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Daydreaming
Replies: 41
Views: 3684

Re: Daydreaming

I do just about the exact same thing, just with my own interests at heart of course. :) Daydreaming is an excellent way to work through problems, or come up with new ideas etc. I do it almost constantly, but its really fun going out for a ~2 hour walk with my mp3 player going and seeing where my min...
by Madwolf
Mon Aug 24, 2009 1:36 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.
Replies: 4973
Views: 762327

Re: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.

I hate Billy Fuccillo . For those who don't live in the Upstate New York region, he's a car salesman whose main method of advertising is shouting the word 'HUUUUUUGE' at the end of every commercial he does. He has a lot of commercials, and it gets really irritating very fast. ITS HUGE ROCHESTER HUU...
by Madwolf
Thu Aug 13, 2009 2:04 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Boy Thread: put a hat on ur butt
Replies: 14355
Views: 1449457

Re: Boy Thread: All Roads Lead To Back Bacon

Nith Azra wrote:See, what you are failing to consider is the sex.
It's near impossible to have good sex in the bath while eating bacon and not get water all over the room.

In the shower however...

Even without the bacon its hard to keep water from going everywhere :P

Shower sex + bacon? Truly greatness....
by Madwolf
Thu Aug 13, 2009 1:28 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Boy Thread: put a hat on ur butt
Replies: 14355
Views: 1449457

Re: Boy Thread: All Roads Lead To Back Bacon

Ive never seen a shower drain grate large enough for bacon to go through, and if you happen to have one, you should replace it so you can consume bacon in the shower. Editness: Also, you must obviously inprove your grip in handling of bacon if you are so worried about it falling in the first place. :P
by Madwolf
Wed Aug 12, 2009 7:12 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Boy Thread: put a hat on ur butt
Replies: 14355
Views: 1449457

Re: Boy Thread: All Roads Lead To Back Bacon

Dargon Cophe wrote:You can't eat bacon in the shower! That's what baths are for!

The meaty goodness that is bacon can be consumed under any conditions!
by Madwolf
Fri Aug 07, 2009 4:37 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Prayer in gov.
Replies: 43
Views: 3876

Re: Prayer in gov.

I believe the issue is that the council (as a group) holds prayer before meetings. And if the whole council carries the same beliefs/feels its right then Jim Dandy! Otherwise I like the "moment of silence" idea. I personally beg to differ. What of others who choose to attend? Ah, are coun...
by Madwolf
Fri Aug 07, 2009 3:56 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Prayer in gov.
Replies: 43
Views: 3876

Re: Prayer in gov.

netcrusher88 wrote:I believe the issue is that the council (as a group) holds prayer before meetings.

And if the whole council carries the same beliefs/feels its right then Jim Dandy! Otherwise I like the "moment of silence" idea.
by Madwolf
Fri Aug 07, 2009 1:45 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Prayer in gov.
Replies: 43
Views: 3876

Re: Prayer in gov.

To be honest, I would see a problem to all the council members saying a quick prayer to whatever deity the worship before a meeting, long as theyre not MAKING others do it.
by Madwolf
Thu Aug 06, 2009 6:47 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Stars! .... Anyone?
Replies: 108
Views: 22868

Re: Stars! .... Anyone?

Yeah, MJ will send you a few files, you put them in a folder, you run the .M* file and then when you've done your turn you send him the .X* file, he'll send you a new .M* back. The star stands for a number, which depends on your player number. So, this is something would be playable behind an inacc...
by Madwolf
Tue Aug 04, 2009 6:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: A Wedding Gift (warning: image heavy)
Replies: 9
Views: 6426

Re: A Wedding Gift (warning: image heavy)

That is so awesome! Amazing work! I sooo want something like this now. :D
by Madwolf
Mon Aug 03, 2009 3:07 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: SLAP! Is a slap ever warranted? *Video Added*
Replies: 51
Views: 6084

Re: SLAP! Is a slap ever warranted?

She was comfortable with some bodily contact from Madwolf and without further contextual info e don't know the exact relationship between the two. She could have just said "Hey!, Don't do that. Not comfortable etc" The only reason she's justified in hitting him is if Madwolf knew she didn...
by Madwolf
Fri Jul 31, 2009 6:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: SLAP! Is a slap ever warranted? *Video Added*
Replies: 51
Views: 6084

Re: SLAP! Is a slap ever warranted?

I think that whether it's okay or not is obvious. nobody should ever hit anyone else. However, it's the retribution that we should be discussing. If a guy hits a girl, it's obvious that the guy has done something wrong and needs to be punished. Should women face any punishment for hitting a guy? In...
by Madwolf
Fri Jul 31, 2009 2:08 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: SLAP! Is a slap ever warranted? *Video Added*
Replies: 51
Views: 6084

Re: SLAP! Is a slap ever warranted?

Was once walking back from lunch with a friend of mine (who I happen to have a crush on :P ) with my arm on her back, which I let slip down to her ass....
I had to sit down to regain my breath. THAT was warranted. :D
by Madwolf
Thu Jul 30, 2009 1:52 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Firing a bullet from a train
Replies: 66
Views: 6760

Re: Firing a bullet from a train

I'm torn between two reasonable answers to the following problem: A train is traveling West at 500km/h. You stand atop it, holding a gun with an initial muzzle velocity of 500km/h. If you fire the gun facing East, where and at what speed does the bullet travel relative to an observer on the ground?...
by Madwolf
Mon Jul 27, 2009 3:31 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 9442
Views: 1538028

Re: Minecraft

I hate you for introducing me to this game...hate hate hate!!!

*goes back to building forts in sp.* :shock:
by Madwolf
Mon Jul 20, 2009 1:50 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: A New Space Race
Replies: 64
Views: 5242

Re: A New Space Race

Space travel to solve overpopulation, no.

Space travel to give us access to craploads of raw materials, yes.

Space travel to significantly reduce the probability of our, and many other species extinction, yes.

I really cant see how anyone can say no to the expansion of spaceflight.
by Madwolf
Fri Jul 17, 2009 5:49 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Anyone remember the Mechwarrior games? Well guess what...
Replies: 42
Views: 6966

Re: Anyone remember the Mechwarrior games? Well guess what...

It's okay, I torrented it anyway to satisfy my curiosity. :P Struggling a bit with the controls as it's far easier to aim with the mouse, but I lack buttons there. Maybe when I get home to my regular mouse. BE sure to DL the "real deal" when it comes out to or youll be missing out on some...

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