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by Day Tripper
Sat Aug 02, 2008 3:20 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9371838

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

*pokes her username* Hey, there are worse things to get stuck in one's head.

Like Pachelbel's Canon. Which is good but the progression grates after a while.
by Day Tripper
Sat Aug 02, 2008 2:14 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9371838

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

99.999% chance no one will care, but: Change of avatar. Used to be "sarchasm". A cookie for anyone who recognizes where the new one is from.
by Day Tripper
Sat Aug 02, 2008 2:07 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: MS Paint Your Favorite Album.
Replies: 80
Views: 16169

Re: MS Paint Your Favorite Album.

I spent way too much time on this ... but I love MS Paint pixel art ... will try again later with something trendier. I mostly picked this for the landscape... http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v169/splark/hifipixel.jpg The original: http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y40/an_2412/cover/REM/NewAdventur...
by Day Tripper
Fri Aug 01, 2008 7:33 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3580306

Re: Rant Thread

Hi, it's another person who hates their writing. :| You know how in a published book, every sentence usually starts with a different word? I have trouble with that. In the rough draft, nearly every sentence begins with the subject, as in, "Bob picked up the book," "Bob drove down the ...
by Day Tripper
Fri Aug 01, 2008 7:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0457: "Frustration"
Replies: 195
Views: 38760

Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Wow, distinctly non-xkcd. Perhaps we are embarking on a new form. Clearly those of us who don't bother with braziers aren't properly weeding out the competition. Please don't wear a brazier on your chest. The smell of burning flesh is not a turn-on. Oh God. I never laugh at things on the internet, ...
by Day Tripper
Fri Aug 01, 2008 2:04 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9371838

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

Are kit-kats acceptable? Damn. Now i want a kit-kat. *runs off to cupboard* I came across this biscuit fan website (for people who love cookies of all sorts), and these confused people classified Kit-Kat as a biscuit to be eaten with tea. Is this some bizarre UK quirk, that they categorize Kit-Kats...
by Day Tripper
Fri Aug 01, 2008 12:55 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I set up a wireless webcam on my balcony, take a look!
Replies: 38
Views: 2778

Re: I set up a wireless webcam on my balcony, take a look!

ArchangelShrike wrote:Opentopia?

This is ... wow. The Big Brother era has truly arrived, and all I care about are the aquarium cams with Beluga whales. Pretty cool stuff all around.
by Day Tripper
Fri Aug 01, 2008 12:42 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9371838

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

I only like grapes if they're skinless and seedless. Ever tried to hand-peel a grape? Not so easy.
by Day Tripper
Thu Jul 31, 2008 6:29 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Tear-jerkers (merged: Fictional Tears)
Replies: 121
Views: 26027

Re: Tear-jerkers

Izawwlgood wrote:The Sea Within. Sobbingly blubbery.

if you mean Mar Adentro - yes! I cried at this too. However this lead to some mental discord when watching No Country for Old Men.

Also, Revenge of the Sith.
by Day Tripper
Thu Jul 31, 2008 6:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9371838

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

Random "yay!" moment: Showcase has put up the first two seasons of Queer as Folk on their website. Now excuse me while I go make a giant pot of coffee and watch all of it.
by Day Tripper
Thu Jul 31, 2008 5:32 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9371838

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

cyberia wrote:I'm a boy-thing so 'he' will do fine.

Also, that was what I was referring to. I guess I will use ^o^ for now. I wonder if there's, like, a dictionary of these things or something.


The internet. Has. Everything.

http://www.anikaos.com/japanese_emoticons.html
by Day Tripper
Wed Jul 30, 2008 9:26 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your room!
Replies: 165
Views: 26065

Re: Post your room!

You guys have so much cool stuff in your rooms! I'm jealous of newhouseb and Seremite's rooms especially. Mine is painfully bare, but I do like the bed arrangement I've got going on. I feel exposed and weird if my bed is not surrounded on all sides. It's very cozy. http://img.photobucket.com/albums/...
by Day Tripper
Wed Jul 30, 2008 8:55 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9371838

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

Somewhere north of here, there is a custom bra warehouse (or something similar) that used to be a milk house. Somewhere around here we have a Popeyes that used to be a funeral home. I think we know who wins this round. Ahah, Popeyes. That took me a second. I think the funeral home is hilarious also...
by Day Tripper
Wed Jul 30, 2008 6:43 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Words that are their own opposite
Replies: 67
Views: 9558

Re: Words that are their own opposite

Handicap: Can mean an advantage, or a hindrance.
Transparent: Can mean something is very obvious ("a transparent motive"), or see-through (like a window).

Things like this are further proof that language is both confusing and incredibly cool.
by Day Tripper
Wed Jul 30, 2008 6:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9371838

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

Random story: There's a company in my neighborhood which claims to be in the business of "PET PACKAGING" (exact words of the sign). Obviously I knew it couldn't really be a dog-wrapping business, but this confused me for quite some time, until I found out that PET stood for Polyethylene Te...
by Day Tripper
Wed Jul 30, 2008 4:59 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9563
Views: 1193861

Re: What are you listening to?

Kanye West ft. Chris Martin - Homecoming

Unexpected pairing, much? But I love it.
by Day Tripper
Wed Jul 30, 2008 4:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: random impulse
Replies: 19
Views: 1954

Re: random impulse

To me, it just seems like a natural impulse to read it as "sine". I read it and thought of the sine graph connection as well.
by Day Tripper
Wed Jul 30, 2008 4:31 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9371838

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

Oh noes, the fora have died. Quick! Someone come and entertain me with your witty banter. Also, is there a japanese version of the :P smilie? I often want to use it but prefer the vertical smilies to the horizontal ones. You mean like this? verticalrazz.jpg I'm not entirely sure of what you were ta...
by Day Tripper
Tue Jul 29, 2008 6:08 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Movies that make you ignore all criticism.
Replies: 45
Views: 5841

Re: Movies that make you ignore all criticism.

Lady in the Water by M. Night Shyamalan. It had some hilarious moments, and definitely does not deserve the bad critical reviews (24% fresh rating on Rottentomatoes?!). However I can see why most people would not "get" it, as it was definitely not a mainstream movie. The same things that ...
by Day Tripper
Tue Jul 29, 2008 5:10 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3580306

Re: Rant Thread

He/she=zie Her/him=hir Hers/his=hirs Those are annoying to try to pronounce and don’t fit with my natural sense of English. But hey, go for it. I've heard a lot about yo as a gender-neutral pronoun, which is easier to pronounce at the cost of being annoying. But, hey, the English language plays by ...
by Day Tripper
Tue Jul 29, 2008 2:40 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: High and low point of your day
Replies: 3315
Views: 254884

Re: High and low point of your day

Low: I can't fall asleep unless I stay awake for more than 20 hours. So, the low point of every day is laying in bed staring at the ceiling. High: First time a boy told me I'm beautiful (yes, I'm young, if you haven't figured that out). Hey, it's one step closer to the "L" word. And not as...
by Day Tripper
Tue Jul 29, 2008 1:19 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9371838

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

My thoughts exactly on "Purity Balls" (pic):

Spoiler:
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by Day Tripper
Mon Jul 28, 2008 6:58 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Yahoo Answers
Replies: 169
Views: 22297

Re: Yahoo Answers

Youtube commenters are just the angry version of these guys. Actual quote I saw a couple days ago" Silica99 - I think this album was out in 2002. Jetangerine - wtf no it wasnt pisslips WHAT. Imagine this transpiring IRL. There would have been a beating. That sounds familiar. I've either seen t...
by Day Tripper
Mon Jul 28, 2008 1:03 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Yahoo Answers
Replies: 169
Views: 22297

Re: Yahoo Answers

Oh, God, the ping-pong one was genius. I can't believe people actually took it seriously, but I suppose they're used to mornic questions.

Vacuum attachment? :shock:
by Day Tripper
Mon Jul 28, 2008 12:57 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3580306

Re: Rant Thread

I hatehatehate the conservative argument that "sex education makes teens more promiscuous". Even if safe sex information did make kids more promiscuous, which no strong evidence says it does, then SO WHAT? Isn't it better for them to be having more safe sex, rather than (not much) less uns...
by Day Tripper
Sat Jul 26, 2008 10:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3580306

Re: Rant Thread

I have a random question about blood suckers (insects). Besides them transmitting diseases and the such, what bad do they do? You can get an allergic reaction from bites, because of the insect's saliva. When a mosquito bite swells up and gets itchy, this is a mild version of this: your immune syste...
by Day Tripper
Sat Jul 26, 2008 8:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Your world in 10, 20, 40 years
Replies: 33
Views: 4943

Re: Your world in 10, 20, 40 years

10: Living downtown, teaching high school science, maybe working on Master's degree. Living in a crappy apartment because of real estate prices, but at least I'm close to the clubs. Which reminds me; I'm also in a band as vocals/keyboard, preferably with people I don't hate. We've built up a modest ...
by Day Tripper
Thu Jul 24, 2008 6:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9371838

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

The idea of lawns strikes me as really bizarre. I mean, hardly anyone uses them except for cutting/watering anymore. And sure, you can see it out the window but usually only from one side of the first floor. So basically it exists to look pretty for the 30 seconds it takes to drive up and park? Or m...
by Day Tripper
Tue Jul 22, 2008 2:38 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: salar de uyuni: I want to go!
Replies: 11
Views: 1737

Re: salar de uyuni: I want to go!

I've never been, but must say simply: Wow. I had no idea such a place existed.
by Day Tripper
Mon Jul 21, 2008 5:42 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Mysterious message on Wikipedia from "The Zodiac"
Replies: 73
Views: 13848

Re: Mysterious message on Wikipedia from "The Zodiac"

Isnt that quote in his post the message? I don't know, it might be different since it has a different English message at the top. I didn't see the characters for Wikipedia anywhere, either, but that could just be an oversight or written in a different way. Edit: D'oh, wrong quote. In hindsight, no ...
by Day Tripper
Mon Jul 21, 2008 5:29 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Mysterious message on Wikipedia from "The Zodiac"
Replies: 73
Views: 13848

Re: Mysterious message on Wikipedia from "The Zodiac"

I saw the same thing today as well. I did take a pic of it, but someone else already has it on the internet, so I'll just link theirs. I was also looking at avatar related pages. How bizarre - and there's no link in the Edit History to this, so we can translate it? Otherwise I hope someone here can...
by Day Tripper
Sun Jul 20, 2008 11:20 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Unpopular Musical Opinions
Replies: 1093
Views: 97667

Re: Unpopular Musical Opinions

Rumpled Academic: Thank you for that helpful list. I listened to them all, and "Heroin" has grown on me considerably, but I think the VU is going to stay as one of the bands that I "sort of" like. :)
by Day Tripper
Sun Jul 20, 2008 11:16 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3580306

Re: Rant Thread

Teapot: The incident which prompted my rant was actually sparked on a music forum. Strange how that seems to fuel arguments. *begins to fume* Because having a lesser knowledge of music (something that's supposed to be enjoyable, not a freaking contest to see who can have the biggest iTunes library) ...
by Day Tripper
Sun Jul 20, 2008 10:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3580306

Re: Rant Thread

This may seem like old news, but I really can't believe how mean some people on the internet can be. It's absurd how someone can be flamed for saying anything at all. Any comment at all can get you attacked (in some places), even if it's nothing close to inflammatory. What really pisses me off is wh...
by Day Tripper
Fri Jul 18, 2008 6:54 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: weird social roles you find yourself in
Replies: 106
Views: 9693

Re: weird social roles you find yourself in

A little predictably, I'm cast as "the walking encyclopaedia", especially for matters of science, literature, and music. Even, bizarrely, to people who don't know me. Most of my friends are anime freaks or metalheads, so the geekiness is not terribly out of place.
by Day Tripper
Fri Jul 18, 2008 6:12 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Interesting Covers
Replies: 249
Views: 27199

Re: Interesting Covers

In general I dislike the band, but Fall Out Boy just released a pretty interesting cover of Beat It. It's a song with a lot of rocking potential, and IMHO they play it better than Michael in terms of pure rock-out value.
by Day Tripper
Fri Jul 18, 2008 2:40 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Unpopular Musical Opinions
Replies: 1093
Views: 97667

Re: Unpopular Musical Opinions

I can not understand what is so great about the Velvet Underground. Many of my favourite bands name them as an influence, and music critics positively fawn over them, but the songs I've heard just sound ... not that impressive. Melody-less. If anyone wants to contest this, please do (and name some o...
by Day Tripper
Thu Jul 17, 2008 1:00 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Myers-Briggs Psychological Testing
Replies: 270
Views: 109653

Re: Myers-Briggs Psychological Testing

I rank with the majority of xkcd-ers as an INTJ (Strength of the preferences %: 33, 75, 88, 11). Really, though, some of the questions aren't the best, for example; "The process of searching for solution is more important to you than the solution itself" "When considering a situation ...
by Day Tripper
Thu Jul 17, 2008 12:47 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Little joys in life (Mrg: Little Things That Make You Happy)
Replies: 218
Views: 16659

Re: Little Things That Make You Happy

- Finding a Grand Piano in the lobby of a posh hotel. (The only time I ever get to play one) - Meeting people that like the same specific things that I do. There's usually a mutual "squee!" moment of kinship. - Sitting on a train, or aeroplane, staring out the window (__jess's avatar earli...
by Day Tripper
Thu Jul 17, 2008 12:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0450: "The Sea"
Replies: 128
Views: 24941

Re: "The Sea" Discussion

Ha! My brain did one of those weird double-takes. Perhaps my favourite alt-text ever.

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