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by Torvaun
Sun Aug 29, 2010 3:08 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3585171

Re: Rant Thread - The Spies of Faith

I think I've started to hate myself because in my head, I constantly misconstrue everything. I hate myself for never being "good enough"... failing as a daughter, a sister, a friend, a student... I'm tired. And I can't place my finger on the problem. >.< If I had to pick, I'd say it's dep...
by Torvaun
Fri Aug 27, 2010 5:49 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Taking it seriously: The zombie problem
Replies: 1713
Views: 217019

Re: Taking it seriously: The zombie problem

I just don't see why the presence of one new predator means we need to abandon the historically very successful strategy of agriculture, instead of reverting to hunter-gatherer stages. It's more effective from the virus standpoint too, as you're not going about drinking potentially tainted water and...
by Torvaun
Fri Aug 27, 2010 1:50 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Taking it seriously: The zombie problem
Replies: 1713
Views: 217019

Re: Taking it seriously: The zombie problem

We clearly have differing ideas about how to handle the zombie apocalypse. You're wandering around like you just popped out of a Vault-Tec vault. I'm looking to fortify and maintain a position.
by Torvaun
Fri Aug 27, 2010 1:12 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Taking it seriously: The zombie problem
Replies: 1713
Views: 217019

Re: Taking it seriously: The zombie problem

Well, part of the way blunt weapons like cricket bats work is by having heft to them. They don't stab. They don't slice. They crush. That requires force, which is mass times acceleration. Sure, you could have something light and fast, and try escrimaing zombies to redeath, but I'm on the side of slo...
by Torvaun
Fri Aug 27, 2010 12:50 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Taking it seriously: The zombie problem
Replies: 1713
Views: 217019

Re: Taking it seriously: The zombie problem

Ceramic shatters, and isn't exactly light. I'm going with metal, possibly hollow with reinforcing struts.
by Torvaun
Tue Aug 24, 2010 6:41 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13431
Views: 1774002

Re: Today I Learned

Next step is to see if what other doors you can open with the new dorm key. You might have a skeleton key for the dorms.
by Torvaun
Mon Aug 23, 2010 7:39 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3585171

Re: Rant Thread - The Spies of Faith

Dear Facebook snobs, Stop pretending you're on facebook for different reasons than everyone else, you're not. Stop pretending it's all so very beneath you, it's not. And if it really offends you that your friends do ridiculous things like share photos and communicate, then fuck off. Can I still be ...
by Torvaun
Fri Aug 20, 2010 5:24 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3585171

Re: Rant Thread - The Spies of Faith

Magnanimous wrote:Hey, let's make an INTP with an established anxiety disorder wait tables in a crowded pub with loud music. What could go wrong.
Well, if you're like me past being an INTP, then that might end with people being set on fire. But I think that's stuff going right.
by Torvaun
Sat Aug 14, 2010 12:15 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3585171

Re: Rant Thread - The Spies of Faith

You fucking retards, stop endangering your kids and other people's kids and other people in general by thinking vaccines do anything but cure diseases. There's a noticeable dip in the population during the 1917 Spanish Flu epidemic. A significant percentage of the WORLD died, and you think one pers...
by Torvaun
Mon Aug 09, 2010 7:01 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Strange or even mildly amusing things about your body
Replies: 1607
Views: 194694

Re: Strange or even mildly amusing things about your body

I will never get tired of all the things people think can change eye color.
by Torvaun
Wed Aug 04, 2010 7:28 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2866435

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

I hate evangelists on both sides of the fence. I've known atheists who were real pricks, and fundamentalist Christians who were pretty cool guys. And vice versa. Just...don't keep harping on about your beliefs, and we'll probably get along fine.
by Torvaun
Wed Aug 04, 2010 7:07 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3585171

Re: Rant Thread - The Spies of Faith

Rant: Pneumonia. Nothing witty, no clever description of my green phlegm and shockingly high fever. Just pneumonia.

Upside: Prescription for Robitussin with codeine. Everyone loves codeine! Sometimes a little too much.
by Torvaun
Tue Jul 20, 2010 5:58 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions
Replies: 4059
Views: 379581

Re: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions

Cane wrote:My bottom half can survive in water indefinitely, as long as my top half is above.

Bet it can't. There's all sorts of issues with constant submersion.
by Torvaun
Mon Jul 12, 2010 4:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Real Life Weapon Choices (olden like the plague)
Replies: 190
Views: 88375

Re: real life weapon choices (olden days)

dawnmaster wrote:I don't think that baseball bat would be a powerful weapon. Is there a brass knuckle in the old days?

Steel gauntlet.
by Torvaun
Fri Jul 09, 2010 10:40 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions
Replies: 4059
Views: 379581

Re: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions

Misconception: because I'm an atheist, I cannot say "oh my god". It it part of the English vernacular, and that is the language I speak, so... Related misconception: Atheists care more about taking your lord's name in vain than the vast majority of people who actually share your religion....
by Torvaun
Thu Jul 08, 2010 4:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3585171

Re: Rant Thread - The Spites of Wraith

Raeluna:
In the immortal words of Urdnot Wrex: You should eat them!
by Torvaun
Sun Jun 27, 2010 2:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3585171

Re: Rant Thread - The Spites of Wraith

Fuck you, me. Way to make stupid assumptions, and then cost yourself quite a bit of money because of it. And that's not even talking about all the money you spent unnecessarily because you apparently couldn't bother reading a goddamn label. Time to start applying critical thought before taking irrev...
by Torvaun
Fri Jun 18, 2010 2:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13431
Views: 1774002

Re: Today I Learned

Today I learned that it is a myth that caffeine stunts the growth of children. Indeed. I'm a walking contradiction to that myth. I'm 6'4" / 194 cm tall, and I've been consuming vast quantities of caffeine since I was like 14. Well 14 isn't exactly a child. I hate phrases like "stunt your ...
by Torvaun
Mon Jun 14, 2010 8:37 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Taking it seriously: The zombie problem
Replies: 1713
Views: 217019

Re: Taking it seriously: The zombie problem

From a technical standpoint, we can feed people into furnaces without them being zombies.
by Torvaun
Sun Jun 06, 2010 6:29 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3585171

Re: Rant Thread - The Spites of Wraith

WTF?! Right handed people live on average, 9 years longer, then left handed people. I'm left handed!!!!!!!!!!!! :cry: How is this even possible?!!!!! Decades of being unable to find a decent pair of left-handed scissors. Many, upon finally finding them, are so overjoyed they enter cardiac arrest an...
by Torvaun
Tue Jun 01, 2010 6:00 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions
Replies: 4059
Views: 379581

Re: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions

Misconception: As I am skinny, I eat very little. I'm 5'10" and weigh 60kg. I eat no less than most people I know. I eat more than a lot of them. The misconception often leads to people urging me to "get some meat on my bones". I'm yet to hear people urge anyone to "lose some we...
by Torvaun
Sun May 30, 2010 10:19 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Team Fortress 2
Replies: 4429
Views: 411579

Re: Team Fortress 2

Wrench-chucks! Increases damage to the point of knocking off a sapper in one hit, but if you swing with it and miss everything, you take damage of 10% the normal damage from the swing as you whack yourself in the head or groin or something (the two statistically most likely places to hit yourself wi...
by Torvaun
Sat May 22, 2010 5:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2866435

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

Here is what I am definitely diagnosed with (too my knowledge). 1.) Depression since very heavy bulling in grade school 2.) Aspergers (PDD-NOS truly, but why bother with this difference) 3.) I have had bouts of mania. 4.) no care for human life, at all (don't know what that falls under, exception i...
by Torvaun
Thu May 13, 2010 11:57 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3585171

Re: Rant Thread - The Spites of Wraith

Giant Speck wrote:I need to either find a really good hidden camera to place in my quad's kitchen or find a form of food-based revenge that won't get me in any serious trouble. Or both.

Sugar and salt look pretty similar. Just throwing that out there.
by Torvaun
Mon Mar 15, 2010 7:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions
Replies: 4059
Views: 379581

Re: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions

I believe that aliens are statistically likely, and that making contact with aliens is statistically somewhere around a snowball's chance in hell.
by Torvaun
Mon Feb 15, 2010 5:22 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3585171

Re: Rant Thread - The Spates of Wrath

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by Torvaun
Fri Jan 08, 2010 1:17 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2866435

Re: Confessional Bed - Not just for pillow talk!

Confession: I need money. I accidentally overdrafted during the holiday season, and PayPal pinged my empty account 4 times. I've got an associate's degree in computer electronics and I'm A+ certified, I just can't seem to get employed (part because messy psychological stuff resulted in my last stead...
by Torvaun
Sat Jan 02, 2010 2:57 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Taking it seriously: The zombie problem
Replies: 1713
Views: 217019

Re: Taking it seriously: The zombie problem

gmalivuk wrote:A lot of it is also in the way they move and the general terribleness of everything in the game, neither of which is properly conveyed by that one picture.
"They look like monsters to you?"
by Torvaun
Sat Jan 02, 2010 2:36 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.
Replies: 4973
Views: 762245

Re: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.

1) When a drug commercial lists off all the side effects, it ALWAYS has the most engaging visuals to distract you. What freaks me out is that recently I heard for the first time the following side effect stated: Increased risk of death. It did preface that with something about that being specific t...
by Torvaun
Fri Dec 18, 2009 6:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9387202

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

I'm in favor of 1) Jam knife through eye. 2) Stir.
by Torvaun
Tue Dec 15, 2009 3:56 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Team Fortress 2
Replies: 4429
Views: 411579

Re: Team Fortress 2

Well, according to the comics, it's something explosive.
by Torvaun
Tue Dec 15, 2009 3:17 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Team Fortress 2
Replies: 4429
Views: 411579

Re: Team Fortress 2

I'd actually think sword for the Demo. If there's one thing I've learned from Mel Gibson, it's that Scots like their swords.
by Torvaun
Sun Dec 13, 2009 7:29 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Heroes! (No spoiler tags for episodes already aired in US)
Replies: 2377
Views: 160160

Re: Heroes! (No spoiler tags for episodes already aired in US)

Sylar has the healing power, so he can presumably repair the neurons damaged by the Haitian's memory wipe. Yeah, I was pissed as hell, til I remembered that those who heal others have undone mind-wiping before, and also that they pointedly averted the Haitian ever wiping Claire's memory. I think th...
by Torvaun
Sun Dec 13, 2009 6:58 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2866435

Re: Confessional Bed - Not just for pillow talk!

Ivora wrote:I said my anus fruitcake recipe was good.

God save my soul...

How I read it.
by Torvaun
Fri Dec 11, 2009 9:49 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3585171

Re: Rant Thread - The Spates of Wrath

You should find a couple of flesh-colored 'prosthetics' so that your public viewing reveals that you actually have -three-.
by Torvaun
Wed Dec 09, 2009 1:12 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9387202

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

guyy wrote:
functionally_stupid wrote:[no need to reiterate grossness]

/Too lackadaisical to see doctor.


I...um. You should definitely see a doctor soon, regardless of lackadaisicality. Blood coming from weird places is often a seriously bad thing.
Given that f_s is female, I'm guessing this is just a exceptionally brutal Shark Week.
by Torvaun
Mon Dec 07, 2009 9:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9387202

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

Imagine you're a country that has only one nuke, but it can destroy the world. That nuke pretty much doesn't matter, because there's no way you're going to use it. I'd bet that if we say that the top 100 nukes can destroy the world together, the vast majority of the rest of them are going to be smal...
by Torvaun
Mon Dec 07, 2009 2:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13431
Views: 1774002

Re: Today I Learned

I've removed people from my facebook friends for joining groups like that. People who join groups of the format "If N people join this group, P will happen" are dead to me. The only good group of that form was "If 2,147,483,648 people join this group, it might cause an integer overfl...
by Torvaun
Thu Dec 03, 2009 11:04 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2866435

Re: Confessional Bed - Not just for pillow talk!

Confession: I think I would like kids someday but I don't think that's a good idea considering my mental health. I worry that by the time I manage to find decent ways to cope and handle my problems I'll be too old to have children. My Aunt was 40 when she had her daughter. And she adopted another k...
by Torvaun
Tue Dec 01, 2009 3:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9387202

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

You don't read TechCrunch, do you? They've had a number of 'ScamVille' posts.

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