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by Mot
Sat Oct 16, 2010 10:11 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: A Colbert-Hosted Tea Bag Rally! 30-10
Replies: 114
Views: 12860

Re: A Colbert-Hosted Tea Bag Rally! 30-10

cephalopod9 wrote:Is this: http://saneornot.com/ Randall's (Mr. Munroe's?) TheFair/Cute/Funniest code... template.. thing?
It looks like it. Maybe these guys understand the internet.


Let's not forget http://spookyordooky.com/
by Mot
Sat Oct 16, 2010 9:59 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Facebook video post of guys speeding results in indictments.
Replies: 14
Views: 2359

Re: Facebook video post of guys speeding results in indictme

++$_ wrote:You can see them passing lamp posts. How far apart are those lamp posts?


1. Determine distance apart
2. Time lamps passed/second
3. Apply science!*
4. Case closed.




*Simple mathematics
by Mot
Sun Sep 19, 2010 8:03 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: public misconceptions
Replies: 1073
Views: 153304

Re: public misconceptions

In Afrikaans ID = Identiteitsdokument (Identity Document), but I suppose it can differ depending on language. An identity document (also called a piece of identification or ID)... This seems to support my notion of ID = Identity Document. But then this link implies ID = Identity, so i suppose there ...
by Mot
Fri Sep 17, 2010 1:50 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: public misconceptions
Replies: 1073
Views: 153304

Re: public misconceptions

What annoys me is when people say ID document (Not really in English, but in my native tongue[Afrikaaans] when they're trying to sound formal).
by Mot
Fri Sep 17, 2010 7:13 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: A Colbert-Hosted Tea Bag Rally! 30-10
Replies: 114
Views: 12860

Re: A Colbert-Hosted Tea Bag Rally?

sje46 wrote:What's wrong with reddit?

Also, hey! we sent a 90 year old guy a bunch of cards. I thought that was really nice...


Yes and and umm, we... make funny jokes? Aww who cares I'd love reddit even if it didn't help to raise $200,000+ for charity to make this rally happen!
by Mot
Fri Sep 17, 2010 7:04 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Pope compares atheists to nazis
Replies: 84
Views: 10290

Re: Pope compares atheists to nazis

Jahoclave wrote:Not to mention that he's pulling a Godwin's law.


This invalidates his whole argument.
by Mot
Wed Aug 25, 2010 4:24 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: German law could ban bosses from "friending" employees
Replies: 23
Views: 3154

Re: German law could ban bosses from "friending" employees

...And how often was an employer requiring friendship status before employing someone to make this a law? I don't think friendship is ever required, but if you deny a potential employer's friend request it might have a negative effect on your chances of being hired. So you'd be obliged to accept it...
by Mot
Mon Aug 23, 2010 11:07 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: public misconceptions
Replies: 1073
Views: 153304

Re: public misconceptions

Well, sure. But it's not necessarily our sun that's special to us, so much as it is the fact that it is a main-sequence star . If, by arcane magicks, we found a way instantaneously swap two stars, there are enough stars in the universe similar enough to the sun that, if we used the arcane star-swap...
by Mot
Mon Aug 23, 2010 9:37 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What did your last poop look like?
Replies: 23
Views: 4571

Re: What did your last poop look like?

Lately my number 2's have been type 4's. 8)
by Mot
Mon Aug 09, 2010 11:11 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: African American physical superiority
Replies: 18
Views: 5758

Re: African American physical superiority

Interesting to note:
wikipedia wrote:Nearly all the sprinters who have beaten the 10-second barrier are of West African descent (with the exceptions of Australian runner Patrick Johnson, French sprinter Christophe Lemaitre and Namibian Frankie Fredericks)


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/10-second_barrier
by Mot
Thu Jul 29, 2010 2:14 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Australian racism laws used for good rather than evil
Replies: 15
Views: 1836

Re: Australian racism laws used for good rather than evil

Mr Kumar wrote:When you people don't like this we feel bad and it's bad for your country.


What do you mean "you people?"
Spoiler:
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by Mot
Wed Jul 28, 2010 4:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9384581

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

Every couple of weeks our university sends out an email to everyone concerning university-type stuff (I assume. It is promptly deleted because, you know, who gives a sh1t). Anyway so one was sent out today and some genius clicks reply-to-all instead of just reply. Then the baffoon in charge replies,...
by Mot
Fri Jul 02, 2010 9:39 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9384581

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

Axalara wrote:was this thread fleeting or random, by any chance?


The thoughts contained herein generally are.
by Mot
Tue Jun 29, 2010 1:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9384581

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

That much liquid and caffeine? I'd be peeing like a drippy boiler. Not just any liquid, but tea . Tea makes me pee. (LOL THAT RHYMED) That would be the caffeine coming into play. Yeah, I suppose; however, I seem to have to go more often when I'm drinking tea than when I'm drinking beverages with hi...
by Mot
Tue Jun 29, 2010 11:46 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 6-Year-Old Now National Security Threat in the United States
Replies: 30
Views: 4849

Re: 6-Year-Old Now National Security Threat in the United St

PCal wrote:Its not like this hasn't happened before (see noble peace prize winner Nelson Mandela he was on the usa's terror watch list for some time)


That is different. Nelson Mandela WAS a terrorist. (perhaps justifiably, but still. He blew shit up)
by Mot
Wed Jun 16, 2010 2:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9384581

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

Happy Youth Day, Moo! :-D
by Mot
Wed Jun 16, 2010 2:08 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1955
Views: 570255

Re: Games you can't remember the title of.

Dropzone wrote:Is this the one? I got it from here originally, but the link in that post no longer works.


Forgive my ignorance, but what is the game above Bioshock 2?
by Mot
Tue Jun 08, 2010 12:21 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Misquote the person above you.
Replies: 4764
Views: 357676

Re: Misquote the person above you.

Kromix wrote:
tastelikecoke wrote:
broken_escalator wrote:
neoliminal wrote: :shock:

:shock:

:shock:
:shock: [META QUOTE]

:oops:


:roll:
by Mot
Mon May 31, 2010 12:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9384581

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

What do people mean when they say they believe abortion should be used for 'serious purposes'? You mean, like, contraception? that's pretty serious. I can quite see why you wouldn't want to do abortion as a hobby, or a practical joke. Is that what they mean? Perhaps they mean that it should only be...
by Mot
Sun May 30, 2010 10:35 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9384581

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

Rakysh wrote:The real question is "what is it good for?" and if you don't reply "absolutely nothing" you have no soul and should report to your local demon hunter for processing.


ABSOLUTELY NOTHING! except stopping slavery and fascism
by Mot
Sat May 29, 2010 8:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9384581

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

I was supposed to get my new pc today, but now I'll only get it tomorrow or Monday :-( Oh well as long as I get it eventually I will be happy :-D Can't wait to play the best games of the past three-odd years!
by Mot
Sat May 29, 2010 12:52 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Japan plans to build robot moon base by 2020
Replies: 30
Views: 3574

Re: Japan plans to build robot moon base by 2020

Saurus33 wrote:
Glass Fractal wrote:
They think they can do this for 2 billion dollars? That seems incredibly cheap to me.


Maybe they're talking actual long scale billions, and not milliards short scale billions.


FTFY :)
by Mot
Sat May 29, 2010 12:46 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9384581

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

Of course we can also consider "muff" to be a verb. Therefore, when someone asks you if you want a muffin, you shouldn't answer until I've fully considered the possible consequences.

In an unrelated FT: I hate my housemate so much. What a bitch.
by Mot
Thu May 27, 2010 8:18 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1955
Views: 570255

Re: Games you can't remember the title of.

There's this game that I'm really foggy on. I played it as a young whippersnapper: Background: I played this game early to mid 90's I think. It was on the pc. Perspective: Side scroller. Art style: It was fairly dark, I think there was a lotta dark green type stuff. Environment: I think you were in...
by Mot
Thu May 27, 2010 1:45 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1955
Views: 570255

Re: Games you can't remember the title of.

Goldstein wrote:You're probably not thinking of Hunter Hunted, but I'm of the opinion that you ought to be.


Nope, but 9-year-old-me would totally have played that
by Mot
Thu May 27, 2010 1:41 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Mount&Blade
Replies: 135
Views: 20868

Re: Mount&Blade

I seem to recall that they take the order to use blunt weapons very seriously. I'd wanted the choice to order "Club 'em if you've got 'em", so that my swordsmen wouldn't resort to their fists but at least some of my army could be capturing. In the end, I solved this problem by getting rid...
by Mot
Thu May 27, 2010 1:30 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1955
Views: 570255

Re: Games you can't remember the title of.

There's this game that I'm really foggy on. I played it as a young whippersnapper: Background: I played this game early to mid 90's I think. It was on the pc. Perspective: Side scroller. Art style: It was fairly dark, I think there was a lotta dark green type stuff. Environment: I think you were in ...
by Mot
Wed May 26, 2010 11:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9384581

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

Okay, everyone, Exam Fear has caught up with me. AAAAAAAAAAAA- Yeah. This. For like 2 weeks straight now. See, that might have been useful for me. But it's only just kicked in, with less than a week 'til the exams. Tits. I'm writing my last test for the semester tomorrow morning at 9. O NOES THATS ...
by Mot
Mon May 24, 2010 9:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9384581

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

The Cat wrote:Opinions change with life experience.


Very true
by Mot
Mon May 24, 2010 4:08 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Gay sports men should not go public
Replies: 20
Views: 3655

Re: Gay sports men should not go public

To be fair, plenty of my straight male friends play gay chicken with some of the openly gay members of our GSA; but with straight allies, YMMV. I'm not sure that's indicative of much. How sure are you they are straight? I mean, how do you play gay chicken with an openly gay person and not lose? (un...
by Mot
Sun May 23, 2010 11:52 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Gay sports men should not go public
Replies: 20
Views: 3655

Re: Gay sports men should not go public

To be fair, plenty of my straight male friends play gay chicken with some of the openly gay members of our GSA; but with straight allies, YMMV. I'm not sure that's indicative of much. How sure are you they are straight? I mean, how do you play gay chicken with an openly gay person and not lose? (un...
by Mot
Sun May 23, 2010 7:56 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9384581

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

silent man wrote:Hmmm, let's see:

Cake: Check
Presents: Check
All my friends are too busy to go out: check

Yup, looks like it's my birthday again.


Happi burfday!
by Mot
Sun May 23, 2010 12:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9384581

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

It's probably not good to give up on revision before 12.30 after only starting revision about 11 the day before an exam, is it... I think one should receive extra credit based on how long you put off studying for a test. Passing a test is easy if you've studied hard. Passing whilst studying the bar...
by Mot
Sun May 23, 2010 12:32 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Draw Mohammad Day
Replies: 414
Views: 47716

Re: Draw Mohammad Day

EDITED TO ADD: Also, it might be perceived as less a case of [Christianity/America/The West] vs [Muslims] and more a case of [free speech] vs [oppression of free speech] (seeing as Islam won't be the only target) The death threats that sparked this came from a South Park episode, that did include o...
by Mot
Sun May 23, 2010 8:52 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Draw Mohammad Day
Replies: 414
Views: 47716

Re: Draw Mohammad Day

Fair point, I guess. I just wish it had been done in a way that didn't offend all the innocent, non-murdery Muslims. Perhaps in the future they should declare it "Draw Muhammad, Jesus, Buddha and Darwin-as-a-monkey day". In this way they can piss off the radical nutjobs just as much witho...
by Mot
Sun May 23, 2010 8:40 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Draw Mohammad Day
Replies: 414
Views: 47716

Re: Draw Mohammad Day

Fair point, I guess. I just wish it had been done in a way that didn't offend all the innocent, non-murdery Muslims. Perhaps in the future they should declare it "Draw Muhammad, Jesus, Buddha and Darwin-as-a-monkey day". In this way they can piss off the radical nutjobs just as much witho...
by Mot
Sun May 23, 2010 8:33 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Gay sports men should not go public
Replies: 20
Views: 3655

Re: Gay sports men should not go public

A friendly ass slap isn't friendly anymore. Or perhaps it's too friendly? ;-) This reminds me of the time a few years back when there was a similar issue in our res about gays in res and how to deal with the "situation". We also had communal showers so that was a big part of the issue. I ...
by Mot
Sun May 23, 2010 7:59 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Do you find SpeedTest results interesting? (Split from F/R/T)
Replies: 129
Views: 16499

Re: Do you find SpeedTest results interesting? (Split from F

Ryom wrote:Your download is my upload :mrgreen:


His upload is my download. Times 8. And some change. Curses! :evil:
by Mot
Fri May 21, 2010 1:37 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: public misconceptions
Replies: 1073
Views: 153304

Re: public misconceptions

Shivahn wrote:No, but I lack similar proof of the existence of Lesotho. Perhaps cartographers have lied to me.


I've actually seen Lesotho and I can assure you it exists. So now either Lesotho exists or cartographers and a frog with a hat on have lied to you.
by Mot
Thu May 20, 2010 6:49 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Craig Venter creates synthetic life form
Replies: 34
Views: 5018

Re: Craig Venter creates synthetic life form

He am play gods! There's this great quote (I think it was from a TED talk) where someone asked him what he thinks about the idea that they're playing God, and he responds: "Oh we're not playing " Brilliant! EDIT: Would it be incorrect to call this the first instance of "intelligent d...

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