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by Day Tripper
Sun Jul 13, 2008 5:26 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9393659

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

I used to hate honeybees (cause of the stings) but now I can appreciate their fuzziness. And the sheer irritatingness of flies is much underrated. I much prefer bumblebees, they don't sting much and are fuzzier. I think they're the only insect I consider cute. Agreed about the flies, though. Especi...
by Day Tripper
Sat Jul 12, 2008 11:08 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Books that you're disappointed in after having finished.
Replies: 212
Views: 31481

Re: I'll be a little more low brow...

Everything I've read by Steven King. He often starts off good, and his middles are decent but every ending is utter rubbish. my friend Catherine could write better endings than he can. I agree. Bag of Bones by King was the book that disappointed me most. The beginning and middle were excellent, eve...
by Day Tripper
Sat Jul 12, 2008 10:46 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: What to do over summer vacation?
Replies: 37
Views: 3869

Re: What to do over summer vacation?

Write a novel. National Novel Writing Month is normally November, but there are people on the nanowrimo.org forums that do it during various months of the year. The goal is to write 50,000 words in 30 days. I've done it before during summer, it's a great way to keep busy in a structured way, but hav...
by Day Tripper
Sat Jul 12, 2008 10:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9393659

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

Too risqué of an avatar, do you think? Probably not, but I'm being safe-ish.

Image

The guy is Codpiece, perhaps the most awesome supervillan ever (http://community.livejournal.com/scans_daily/2677221.html).
by Day Tripper
Sun Jul 06, 2008 11:15 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9393659

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

Today I was looking out the window and saw many planes taking off, heading straight towards the CN Tower. It looked like every one was going to collide with it, and I kept worrying that one would hit and the top part would snap off like a toothpick. Luckily, after reading further back in this thread...
by Day Tripper
Sun Jul 06, 2008 10:36 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2868166

Re: Post yo' fess - Sponsored by the NRA

Spoilered for depressing serious business stuff below.

Spoiler:
EDIT: Retracting comments from the interweb. I'm too sensitive to accept comments and probably should've kept it in.
by Day Tripper
Sun Jul 06, 2008 5:38 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Randomize Your Library, Post First Song
Replies: 212
Views: 17433

Re: Randomize Your Library, Post First Song

You Really Got Me by the Kinks

I almost forgot what a great/incredibly sexy song this is, thank you xckd.
by Day Tripper
Sun Jul 06, 2008 4:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9393659

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

Bagged milk is weird. How did it go from bottles to bags or cartons (depending on region)? I've seen bags of juice too. I mean, why? They are liable to break and hard to handle on their own. Are farmers just cheap?
by Day Tripper
Sun Jul 06, 2008 4:04 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Awesome bands that nobody's heard of
Replies: 551
Views: 100937

Re: Awesome bands that nobody's heard of

As far as I know, few people out of Ontario/Canada have heard of Hawksley Workman, but he's my favourite hometown export. Alternative pop with more than a few slow, ballad-y songs. You can listen to an entire album, legally and for free, at http://radio3.cbc.ca/bands/Hawksley-Workman . "You and...
by Day Tripper
Sun Jul 06, 2008 3:34 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Vending machine!
Replies: 11568
Views: 1060623

Re: Vending machine!

.Taylor. wrote:I put in Sean Connery.


After much rumbling inside the machine, you get a cigarette.

I put in a coffeemaker.
by Day Tripper
Sun Jul 06, 2008 3:10 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9393659

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

For a 300-qubit quantum register, somewhere on the order of 2^300 (approx. 10^90) classical registers are required, more than there are atoms in the observable universe. Quantum computers are awesome . That is all. Quantum physics in general is awesome. I love something called "quantum post-se...
by Day Tripper
Sun Jul 06, 2008 2:29 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2868166

Re: Post yo' fess - Sponsored by the NRA

That's why I have a body pillow. ... Also, these things are proven to make it harder to get an ACTUAL girl into bed, because it's kind of creepy. Yeah, I know someone who uses a body pillow. That didn't creep me out, because it was an improvement over the giant stuffed pink bunny that he used to us...
by Day Tripper
Sun Jul 06, 2008 2:27 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions
Replies: 4059
Views: 379724

Re: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions

If basketball had been invented in England two thousand years ago, white people (or at least the English) would probably be better at it, at least until colonization. It's not a coincidence that the English suck at the sports they created :) (I think) that's the point I was trying to make. English ...
by Day Tripper
Sun Jul 06, 2008 12:46 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2868166

Re: Post yo' fess - Sponsored by the NRA

Irrefutable wrote:*virtual hug*

I sometimes fall asleep hugging my pillow.. now thats slightly pathetic :)


^_^

Hey, it's slightly more normal than a doorframe.
by Day Tripper
Sat Jul 05, 2008 11:58 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2868166

Re: Post yo' fess - Sponsored by the NRA

Confession 2: I wish there were a girl in my bed who I could wrap my arms around and tell her how much I love her. Not any specific girl, just... somebody to love. Seconding this. Hope it's just my hormone's acting up...get rather annoying to sleep in a 2 person bed all alone. Thirding this. Except...
by Day Tripper
Sat Jul 05, 2008 9:39 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions
Replies: 4059
Views: 379724

Re: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions

Another one that annoys me: Since stereotypes are sometimes propogated by hate mongers and is a tool for rascism, that they are untrue. I don't think people actually come to this conclusion logically but more through the fear of being considered a biggot. For example: Many (not most) of the posters...
by Day Tripper
Sat Jul 05, 2008 7:15 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 3086266

Re: Post yo' fehs

Surprisingly, this is the only recent pic I have on the computer. Comparing my ... sweater. Yeah. I'm on the left. http://i146.photobucket.com/albums/r260/novelpictures/sweater.jpg Don't stone me for the "Lolz", please, it was a bad attempt at sarcasm. You look great in the sweater, im ju...
by Day Tripper
Sat Jul 05, 2008 6:16 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: How would you like to kill your heart?
Replies: 46
Views: 4407

Re: How would you like to kill your heart?

McGriddles. I don't care what anyone says, they are the most delicious item you can get at any fast food place anywhere. They are also the single most unhealthy item on McDonald's menu (which is saying quite a bit). However, I love them. This. I haven't been to a McDonalds in years, which is probab...
by Day Tripper
Sat Jul 05, 2008 5:11 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9393659

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

My household uses more teaspoons than any other utensil. They are just so handy, but I never realized it until now.

Also, I died a little inside when I sang "Barabara Ann" and my (20 year old) friend ... recognized it as "The Babybell [Cheese] song!". :cry:
by Day Tripper
Sat Jul 05, 2008 4:37 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 3086266

Re: Post yo' fehs

Me at my sister's graduation http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a379/MaximusShred/DSCN0064.png Nice vest/shirt/pocketwatch combination, very classy. I was trying to think of a witty way to say it, but failed: This is infinitely cooler than most street fashion. Let's burn down Abercrombie Neo-Victori...
by Day Tripper
Sat Jul 05, 2008 3:36 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 3086266

Re: Post yo' fehs

Warning sign of the nerdiness to come. http://photos-e.ak.facebook.com/photos-ak-sf2p/v290/166/67/828889201/n828889201_939204_692.jpg Surprisingly, this is the only recent pic I have on the computer. Comparing my ... sweater. Yeah. I'm on the left. http://i146.photobucket.com/albums/r260/novelpictur...
by Day Tripper
Sat Jul 05, 2008 3:09 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What is your name an anagram of?
Replies: 384
Views: 54603

Re: What is your name an anagram of?

Avelion wrote:No cookies for cheaters!

Well, was I right? I should get a solitary chocolate chip for weeding out that one name. I doubt your name is Hobda Hero Jonnson. Although that would be pretty cool.
by Day Tripper
Sat Jul 05, 2008 3:07 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Unpopular Musical Opinions
Replies: 1093
Views: 97751

Re: Unpopular Musical Opinions

The eighties were a dead period of musical history. Dead. (That's the single musical opinion of mine that seems to get people's backs up the most.) Size increased to show amount of truth in statement. I do like the Scorpions, though. [Wild MJ attacks!] A challenger appears! Agreed; if I remember co...
by Day Tripper
Sat Jul 05, 2008 2:47 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Public Speaking
Replies: 25
Views: 3508

Re: Public Speaking

I've found that nervousness isn't really an issue for me with public speaking- at least while I'm up there. Beforehand I'm all jitters. My bigger problem is that I actually don't have what I need memorized, which leads me to stumbling and trying to make up what I need. Not my strongest suit. I'm th...
by Day Tripper
Sat Jul 05, 2008 1:26 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9393659

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

Sartorius wrote:I miss the rewind/go to the beginning button on youtube videos.


I miss being able to drag the timer button to any time on the video, instead of it snapping to random annoying places and having to watch from there.
by Day Tripper
Sat Jul 05, 2008 1:25 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What is your name an anagram of?
Replies: 384
Views: 54603

Re: What is your name an anagram of?

Avelion wrote:Jab Honored Ho Nuns

Thought that was funny.

Cookie to whoever guesses it.


Brandon John House? Well, I bet it's in here (OMGGIANTLIST) somewhere.
by Day Tripper
Fri Jul 04, 2008 8:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9393659

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

I wonder if I have a mild form of synaesthesia or if having a few word/colour associations is normal. For example, the days of the week and numbers are all associated with a particular colour for me. Monday is red, Tuesday is blue, Wednesday is light yellow-green, Thursday is indigo, and Friday is g...
by Day Tripper
Fri Jul 04, 2008 6:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What is your name an anagram of?
Replies: 384
Views: 54603

Re: What is your name an anagram of?

BomanTheBear wrote:
Day Tripper wrote:A Trailblazer Semen-y Hole


!

Boldly go. Then boldly come.

Ha, was that pun intentional? *pulls mind out of gutter* I'm imagining Shatner/Kirk; "To go where no man has gone before ... then come back for a rest, then we'll head out again."
by Day Tripper
Fri Jul 04, 2008 4:55 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What is your name an anagram of?
Replies: 384
Views: 54603

Re: What is your name an anagram of?

A Blaze Hell Nite; alternately, Hell Nite Ablaze!
The alien bell - ZAN!

And using my full name ...

I Breathalyze Señora Mell (breathalyze? breathanalyze? Is that even a word?)
I Breathalyze Male Loners
A Trailblazer Semen-y Hole
by Day Tripper
Wed Jul 02, 2008 7:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0444: "Macgyver Gets Lazy"
Replies: 91
Views: 23662

Re: "Macgyver Gets Lazy" Discussion

Looks like Randall's been reading the forums again: http://forums.xkcd.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=6409&start=120 Just ctl+F Berengals post, about 2/3s down. At first I thought you were referring to fan death, and I was trying to think of the reasons why MacGyver fans would be dying off. Too mu...
by Day Tripper
Wed Jul 02, 2008 6:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0444: "Macgyver Gets Lazy"
Replies: 91
Views: 23662

Re: "Macgyver Gets Lazy" Discussion

Ha, the list is especially funny in context . As a MacGyver fan, I found this comic hilarious, but just about died at the list (and its context). Another problem solved by MacGyver: Unruly hair of Indian people (and I know, it can get quite unruly). http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v169/splark/229...
by Day Tripper
Sun Jun 29, 2008 5:20 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How many ____ dollar bills would you eat?
Replies: 27
Views: 2199

Re: How many ____ dollar bills would you eat?

It's really hard to tear a bill around here (Canada), aren't they made with a cloth-plastic blend? Anyway, given a pair of scissors I'd probably mix it into pasta or something. If the rule is that we're only allowed to eat the bills whole, then probably I wouldn't manage even one. Not a single place...
by Day Tripper
Fri Jun 27, 2008 12:54 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What are you obsessive and/or compulsive about?
Replies: 150
Views: 20332

Re: What are you obsessive and/or compulsive about?

I can't stand when (other) people leave the door open after flushing the toilet. All the smell drifts to the other rooms, it's rather annoying to have to jump up after I hear a toilet flush and run to shut the door. Same with humid showers, the door must be closed and the window opened, or else risk...
by Day Tripper
Thu Jun 26, 2008 7:58 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Musicals / Showtunes
Replies: 29
Views: 3237

Re: Musicals / Showtunes

I liked the music from Hair (title track is a must-listen!), since I'm a classic rock fan, but the actual play was average. Same with Fiddler on the Roof - I'm a music - not a theatre - girl.
by Day Tripper
Thu Jun 26, 2008 6:54 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: What is your favourite book?
Replies: 808
Views: 312549

Re: What is your favourite book?

poleboy wrote:I'll probably have to go with the first book of The Hitchiker's Guide trilogy (quadrulogy? Quintology? Am I just making up words now?)

I thought it was "a trilogy in four parts". ;)
by Day Tripper
Tue Jun 24, 2008 8:21 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Facebook Graffiti Thread
Replies: 15
Views: 5993

Re: Facebook Graffiti Thread

I'm in awe of the OP's art, especially the Majora's Mask and No Country ones. I don't do much graffiti, just this one as a favour for my Beatles-obsessed friend (and I'm slightly embarrassed over the use of 'aw' in place of 'o', but ah well). http://s3.amazonaws.com/graffiti/f237f7fc7b8f87824c9f55c5...
by Day Tripper
Mon Jun 23, 2008 10:54 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: slaughterhouse 5
Replies: 33
Views: 6106

Re: slaughterhouse 5

I started both Slaughterhouse 5 and Catch-22, but have found them extremely painful to get through, like wading through concrete. Advice has already been posted about Slaughterhouse (and I'll give it another shot), but is Catch-22 really worth trying again? The characters seem ridiculous, like they ...
by Day Tripper
Mon Jun 23, 2008 4:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13432
Views: 1775110

Re: Today You Learned

On the topic of cinnamon, when you add cinnamon to water it turns into slime. I used to add cinnamon to my hot chocolate before discovering the nasty, phlegmy slime it left on the bottom of the cup.
by Day Tripper
Mon Jun 23, 2008 4:26 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2868166

Re: Confessional Thread - Sponsored by the NSA

Oddly enough I am in Illinois. (Unless I've mentioned it somewhere before and you happen to remember and was using me as an example. Or if you're a 1337 stalker.) Confession: I'm adding this confession to make this post seem like it's contributing to the thread. NO WAAAAAAY. I picked a place in the...
by Day Tripper
Mon Jun 23, 2008 4:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2868166

Re: Confessional Thread - Sponsored by the NSA

Confession: I like it when people respond to my posts, and assume others feel the same. *continues to stare* Someone (me), miles and miles away, has read your comment, had a thought about it, and made a reply! Isn't that mind-boggling? : D Feel important! Confession: When I think about how the inte...

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