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by Felstaff
Wed Feb 13, 2008 4:27 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: The milk left in the bowl after the cereal has been eaten.
Replies: 65
Views: 6082

Re: The milk left in the bowl after the cereal has been eaten.

Do you drink the milk straight from the bowl, or spoon it out?

I drink from the bowl, like a dog with opposable thumbs. Everyone at work looks at me.
by Felstaff
Wed Feb 13, 2008 3:26 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Awesome videogame music?
Replies: 149
Views: 19370

Re: Awesome videogame music?

Monkey Island impressive goodness, as played on the piannah.
by Felstaff
Wed Feb 13, 2008 3:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Which sub-fora do you read regularly?
Replies: 37
Views: 3328

Re: Which sub-fora do you read regularly?

I just hate the fact there's a hidden anti-Felstaff forum, right below the Individual XKCD Comic Threads. I logged on as someone else, and saw there's 4,597 topics with the subject heading douchebag . You forgot the one titled "Jerkface" Or did a mod rename it? They had to rename it, as i...
by Felstaff
Wed Feb 13, 2008 1:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: High and low point of your day
Replies: 3315
Views: 254604

Re: High and low point of your day

tope wrote: Low point: Realisation that I'll never grow the requisite amount of facial hair for a proper strokey beard session *sigh*


Low Point: Dawning of realisation that I, too, will never grow the aforementioned facial hair.

High Point: Local newsagent sells fake musketeer facial hair.
by Felstaff
Wed Feb 13, 2008 1:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Found your own commune!
Replies: 60
Views: 4966

Re: Found your own commune!

Lord of the Flies.

In an office. We'll call the fat copy guy Piggy.
by Felstaff
Wed Feb 13, 2008 11:22 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Guitar Hero
Replies: 578
Views: 52703

Re: Your Guitar Hero/Rock Band Band Name

Clambeard

or

The Wanga Dolls.
by Felstaff
Wed Feb 13, 2008 11:18 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Monty Python
Replies: 22
Views: 3699

Re: Monty Python

Only the true Messiah denies His divinity! What?! Well, what sort of chance does that give me? All right, I am the Messiah! (HE IS! HE IS THE MESSIAH!) Now, fuck off . There's a certain sketch in the TV series that had me rolling in the aisles, whatever that means. It's called "Conjuring Today...
by Felstaff
Wed Feb 13, 2008 11:08 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Things you remember watching but can't remember the name of
Replies: 760
Views: 290982

Re: Things you remember watching but can't remember the name of

Whilst trying to remember the film I forgot, I remembered it had that guy from Airwolf in it. A quick search on imdb brought it all flooding back to me: Damnation Alley (1977) One of those so-bad-it's-good tacky post-apocalyptic Mad-Max clones about a group of survivors trying to, y'know, survive . ...
by Felstaff
Wed Feb 13, 2008 10:54 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Lyrics Interpretation
Replies: 21
Views: 7314

Re: Lyrics Interpretation

I always thought Iron & Wine had particularly interesting lyrics. Beautiful imagery, sure, but do they actually mean anything? Resurrection Fern , from The Shepherd's Dog (in prose format) In our days, we will live like our ghosts will live: pitching glass at the cornfield crows and folding clot...
by Felstaff
Wed Feb 13, 2008 10:46 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Catch 22
Replies: 97
Views: 17671

Re: Catch 22

Can someone please explain to me how Milo managed to sell eggs in his syndicate at less than the price he bought them for, yet still turn a profit?
by Felstaff
Wed Feb 13, 2008 10:01 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Good Adventure Games
Replies: 45
Views: 6519

Re: Good Adventure Games

Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars ( Circle of Blood in the US) is the greatest adventure -- Neigh! --Video Game ever created by man. What does a horse have to do with it? :D I have fun with that, ever since I read that Far Side cartoon about the first member of horse parliament to ever vote ...
by Felstaff
Wed Feb 13, 2008 9:23 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Which sub-fora do you read regularly?
Replies: 37
Views: 3328

Re: Which sub-fora do you read regularly?

(I read the mod areas as well, but I suppose that's true of all the mods, or should be, and untrue of anyone else, so there's no point in having those options in the poll.) Up until I started this thread I didn't even know there's a mod forum, which should have been obvious to me. *belated facepalm...
by Felstaff
Wed Feb 13, 2008 9:11 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Picture Pwn4ge!
Replies: 8368
Views: 1228288

Re: Picture Pwn4ge!

Can't have a bath without:

Image
by Felstaff
Tue Feb 12, 2008 10:59 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 90 Day Jane
Replies: 45
Views: 7703

Re: 90 Day Jane

There's, what, 83 days left? I'm a-gonna start my own blog. It's called 82-day-Felstaff, and I plan to find, and murder , 90-Day-Jane before her 90 days is up. I believe I get 10 ManPoints™ for dropping a grand piano on her head. To paraphrase ArthurL's idea, here is my mission statement: I am going...
by Felstaff
Tue Feb 12, 2008 10:48 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [UK] London - http://fourquartersbar.co.uk
Replies: 1549
Views: 442989

Re: For those of you in London, UK

Yes! That'll be the one I would say this belongs in the general UK thread, but people seem far too spaced out [geographically, not chemically]*, so I think a London-centric meet-up thread deserves its own special thread. For, as we all know, London is the centre of time itself. Anyway, I have 3 city...
by Felstaff
Tue Feb 12, 2008 10:12 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Hip-Hop and Rap
Replies: 104
Views: 12911

Re: Hip-Hop and Rap

For discerning tastes, the Ultramagnetic MCs spun some rather fine Hip-Hop in the 90s Switch up, change my pitch up, smack my bitch up, like a pimp . For lovers of real music, I recommend DJ Format, for some old-school Hip-Hop; particular the Hit Song I got more hits than a workaholic Mafia hitman ....
by Felstaff
Tue Feb 12, 2008 10:06 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: type a secret with your forehead!
Replies: 159
Views: 20571

Re: type a secret with your forehead!

98 ol09tgy6fv43 0po- 87 c78 3e65 231w54tr54rt 095 45r

But don't tell her!

Also: most spaces were unintentionally created by my nose, which is rather small, by human being standards.
by Felstaff
Tue Feb 12, 2008 9:52 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Words you love.
Replies: 680
Views: 141695

Re: Words you love.

Oddly, I got into Stereolab for a band member is my namesake. If you JFG the band member's name, the real me appears at about entry 11. For a site I'm rarely actually part of. In fact, the only way I can be the first entry is if you add the terms "writing portfolio" (with inverted commas) ...
by Felstaff
Tue Feb 12, 2008 5:22 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Good Adventure Games
Replies: 45
Views: 6519

Re: Good Adventure Games

Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars ( Circle of Blood in the US) is the greatest adventure -- Neigh! --Video Game ever created by man. It's so good, I think Dan Brown stole half the Da Vinci Code off it. Grim Fandango & The Monkey Island series (1-3, not 4) follow a close second. As does I...
by Felstaff
Tue Feb 12, 2008 5:10 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: The Hypertext Revelation
Replies: 9
Views: 2617

Re: The Hypertext Revelation

Nice. I love the ominous, epic language Revelations use. Makes me feel like Pinkie from Brighton Rock.

Here's hoping for the rest of the Bible, Torah, Koran, Dianetics, Flying Spaghetti Monster Menu, and Wookieepedia
by Felstaff
Tue Feb 12, 2008 2:58 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: How have you destroyed a computer?
Replies: 101
Views: 21608

Re: How have you destroyed a computer?

Summer, '99. Windows, '98. Friend was poking about with my registry. "CLSID?" He said. "You don't need that." *delete* 49% of the registry disappeared. As if millions of lines of code cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced. I cried "Richard!" (For that was his n...
by Felstaff
Tue Feb 12, 2008 12:48 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Official Create-Your-Own Collective Nouns!™ Thread
Replies: 48
Views: 9655

Re: Official Create-Your-Own Collective Nouns!™ Thread

A faux-pas of potatoe
An illiteracy of Liberal Arts Majors
A spunch of boonerisms
by Felstaff
Tue Feb 12, 2008 12:46 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.
Replies: 4973
Views: 761410

Re: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.

I must admit, it is amusing to see effectively San Andreas without the guns, and find out it's an advert for boiled sweets. There are several areas which marketing departments should not touch upon. Someone tell these guys "no, it's not cool [to get actors to do this]." Beatboxing Skateboa...
by Felstaff
Tue Feb 12, 2008 10:44 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I think Plagiarism warrants a second look...
Replies: 24
Views: 2773

Re: I think Plagiarism warrants a second look...

I think the word plagiarism gets bandied around simply because people are remarkable at summing things up. What I mean is; if you take the basis of any work, it can be attributed to another, and thus a comparison is made. Example; The Simpsons: Animation about a dysfunctional family with an overweig...
by Felstaff
Tue Feb 12, 2008 10:30 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Which sub-fora do you read regularly?
Replies: 37
Views: 3328

Re: Which sub-fora do you read regularly?

I'm with the amazing dictionary on this one: General, linguistics, gaming.

I stay away from the science-y one because I'm no scientician.
I stay away from the mathematical one because it's all Greek to me.
by Felstaff
Tue Feb 12, 2008 10:23 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hilarity when giving Help to ones parentals
Replies: 74
Views: 8472

Re: Hilarity when giving Help to ones parentals

As Grandad Felstaff is on his way out (good innings, made his peace) we have decided to get Grandma Felstaff a computer. 'Son,' says Daddy Felstaff, 'you've been entrusted with teaching grandma how to become a computing guru.' Grandma, I must admit, has had a flashing 00:00 on her VCR for nigh-on 20...
by Felstaff
Tue Feb 12, 2008 9:57 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.
Replies: 4973
Views: 761410

Re: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.

I thank the Lord for Blood Diamond, which gives me the excuse "that diamond has the blood of a thousand African miners, right there" whenever a woman-baiting shiny-diamond advert sparkles on the screen. Also; feminine hygiene adverts. All that's led me to believe is that there's a lot of p...
by Felstaff
Tue Feb 12, 2008 12:12 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Official Create-Your-Own Collective Nouns!™ Thread
Replies: 48
Views: 9655

Re: Collective Nouns!

A pimp of ho's
A cancer of cigarettes
A belch of drunkards
A buzz of coffee beans
by Felstaff
Mon Feb 11, 2008 3:58 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: LOL Sharia Law
Replies: 37
Views: 5349

Re: LOL Sharia Law

As Apu once said; Hindu--there are seven-hundred million of us. Also; Muslims Also; Buddhists Also; Jainists Also; Persians They still hold dear the original intentions of the swastika. It's those damned westerners (a paltry 1 billion people) who associate it with its modern connotations. Why the Pe...
by Felstaff
Mon Feb 11, 2008 3:14 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: LOL Sharia Law
Replies: 37
Views: 5349

Re: LOL Sharia Law

Well put, but terms are defined by their connotations. Sharia and Jihad do, in the most humble opinion expressed, have quite negative connotations. Not to be the one who evokes Godwin's law, but you take a symbol of peace for millenia, and some fascist nut job adopts it for a little over ten years, ...
by Felstaff
Mon Feb 11, 2008 2:46 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: LOL Sharia Law
Replies: 37
Views: 5349

Re: LOL Sharia Law

Good Lord, my tl;dr key appears to have been stuck down under the weight of such prose. As for my two pence: I suspect this was a ploy by my old mate Rowan (for we have met) to get the issue debated about. Which, incidentally, it has. Extensively . I don't think he foresaw his own demise, however. I...
by Felstaff
Mon Feb 11, 2008 2:34 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 90 Day Jane
Replies: 45
Views: 7703

Re: 90 Day Jane

A tyrannosaurus rex once told me that: I suppose the idea of remarkability ties in with a desire for fame, which I SUSPECT is merely a corruption of wanting to be respected. I think this applies to 90 Day Jane. (How so?) Well, as you ask; there is something apparent in writing a blog; you know it is...
by Felstaff
Mon Feb 11, 2008 2:07 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Paraprosdokian
Replies: 27
Views: 11687

Re: Paraprosdokian

I'm on a whiskey diet; I've lost three days already.


To my horror I found out my son was taking drugs; some of my very best ones too.


There is no word in the English language for


I'd call him a sadistic, hippophilic necrophile, but that's flogging a dead horse.
by Felstaff
Mon Feb 11, 2008 1:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0382: "Trebuchet"
Replies: 103
Views: 24479

Re: Trebuchet

I, for one, have joined the "Every Man Should Own a Trebuchet" Facebook group. Perhaps you should too. And then post xkcd-related banter on their wall.

For every man should own a trebuchet.
by Felstaff
Mon Feb 11, 2008 10:50 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Individuality
Replies: 25
Views: 3673

Re: Individuality

Environmental factors have the greatest influence on the mind's experiences. A collation of experiences defines a person. That aspect is certainly nurture. I am also pro-nature arguments, as I believe there are inherent attributes to a person's individuality that are genetic and unchanging from befo...
by Felstaff
Mon Feb 11, 2008 10:22 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Where do you get your content?
Replies: 14
Views: 2094

Re: Where do you get your content?

Two words, sans one use of the spacebar: StumbleUpon.
by Felstaff
Mon Feb 11, 2008 10:20 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Tear-jerkers (merged: Fictional Tears)
Replies: 121
Views: 26024

Re: Fictional Tears: Movies, and TV Episodes that made you cry

The Lion King, just before Elton John & the lion-sex.
Fry's Dog
The Bad Death of Eduard Delacroix
Armageddon? Michael Bay? How?
The ominous, climactic solo on the November Rain video.
Celebratory Ewoks
"Noooooo!" Compilation video.
Anything by McG.
by Felstaff
Mon Feb 11, 2008 10:04 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I invented a word!
Replies: 25
Views: 2611

Re: I invented a word!

These neologisms are mainly portmanteaux! Feel free to immortalise them (with a brief description) on Wikipedia's List of protologisms & portmanteaux
by Felstaff
Mon Feb 11, 2008 9:45 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Words you love.
Replies: 680
Views: 141695

Re: Beautiful words...

Flesh, Fresh, Breath, Shell.

Also, any word in the English language with ʒ. Treasure, Azure, Jejune.

Or a sexy French woman pronouncing "George".

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