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by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Sat Nov 19, 2016 3:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1761: "Blame"
Replies: 138
Views: 30051

Re: 1761: "Blame"

I don't go to parties full of shitty people who vote for rapists and homophobes, so actually I'm pretty okay at parties. Not as far as you know, but with an attitude like that, I can see why you'd be left in the dark. More like, a high enough portion of my friends are queer and/or rape survivors an...
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Sat Nov 19, 2016 1:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1761: "Blame"
Replies: 138
Views: 30051

Re: 1761: "Blame"

I don't go to parties full of shitty people who vote for rapists and homophobes, so actually I'm pretty okay at parties. Not as far as you know, but with an attitude like that, I can see why you'd be left in the dark. More like, a high enough portion of my friends are queer and/or rape survivors an...
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Sat Nov 19, 2016 12:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1761: "Blame"
Replies: 138
Views: 30051

Re: 1761: "Blame"

gmalivuk wrote:I don't go to parties full of shitty people who vote for rapists and homophobes, so actually I'm pretty okay at parties.

Not as far as you know, but with an attitude like that, I can see why you'd be left in the dark.
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Tue Nov 08, 2016 5:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1756: "I'm With Her"
Replies: 446
Views: 97373

Re: 1756: "I'm With Her"

If you think Clinton's fairly modest proposals on Syria and Russia are like Kim Jong-un's, that's outlandish and offensive to both the people suffering from the human rights violations at the hands of Russia and its allies, and to the people Kim oppresses and openly threatens with nuclear attack. A...
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Tue Nov 08, 2016 3:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1756: "I'm With Her"
Replies: 446
Views: 97373

Re: 1756: "I'm With Her"

Can someone explain to me the appeal behind either third party candidate? Seriously. I'm not voting for Hillary over them because she's more likely to win (I live in MD.) I'm voting for her because both Jill Stein and Gary Johnson are stunningly unqualified. Jill Stein has no political experience. ...
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Tue Nov 08, 2016 2:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1756: "I'm With Her"
Replies: 446
Views: 97373

Re: 1756: "I'm With Her"

Campaigning or voting for a third-party presidential candidate to protest the two-party system seems akin to refusing to tip to protest the sub-minimum wage for waitstaff: It won't do anything to bring about the change you claim to want, and in the meantime hurts people or causes you claim to care ...
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Fri Nov 04, 2016 2:02 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Cubs Win World Series: Game 7 Hell Freezes Over
Replies: 18
Views: 4441

Re: Cubs Win World Series: Game 7 The End

Cubs Win! Cubs win in the tenth inning. This is awesome. It's the middle of the night, and there are fireworks and cops trying to stop people from firing off more fireworks in a residential neighborhood. I'll consider it a good night if no cars are flipped over from the crowds leaving bars. Lol I w...
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Wed Oct 26, 2016 10:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: wierd experance
Replies: 11
Views: 4136

Re: wierd experance

I remember waking up one night thinking I was sleeping on kleenex, so, having allergies at the time, I blew my nose on it. Immediately afterwards, I realized it was my pillowcase, so I flipped the pillow over and went back to sleep.
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Sat Oct 01, 2016 7:23 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15151
Views: 2664766

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

thunk wrote:According to Life.ru, bombing Syria is necessary to prevent Da'ish from building a "secret moon base".

They'll have to fight the moon Nazis for it.
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Sat Sep 17, 2016 1:24 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 1165729

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Given the odds of a Trump presidency is very high, he's barely an underdog, I'd like to discuss what we can expect from a Trump presidency. Me? I expect death squads in the streets under the guise of law and order and high approval ratings from the whites. Don't forget all those corrupt big-busines...
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Sun Sep 11, 2016 8:42 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 1165729

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

So Hillary felt a bit queasy during the Sept 11 memorial service... I'm now taking bets on how long it'll take for Trump and his campaign to mention something about it. :) Watch the video. That does not look like queasiness. "Conspiracy theory" my ass, she does not look well. If you had t...
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Thu Sep 01, 2016 12:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3406
Views: 782184

Re: What were your dreams last night?

Last night I dreamt that I planted seeds on the moon and they sprouted and spawned. The whole damn thing turned green in short order because apparently regolith made great soil.
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Wed Aug 31, 2016 12:12 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: BCE and CE.
Replies: 47
Views: 9667

Re: BCE and CE.

New plan: years since the dinosaur extinction. Something something Randal's fear of raptors. I like the idea of dating since the Chicxulub impact (dinosaurs never really went extinct, just learned to fly ), but as far as I know we only have the resolution of that year down to "66,033,000 years...
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Thu Aug 25, 2016 11:56 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: BCE and CE.
Replies: 47
Views: 9667

Re: BCE and CE.

Zohar wrote:What happens between 100-999?

Get with the times. And by times, I mean chronology. And by chronology, I mean The New Chronology.

Spoiler:
They never happened.
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Thu Aug 25, 2016 3:48 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: BCE and CE.
Replies: 47
Views: 9667

Re: BCE and CE.

I veto that in favour of a system where we don't have to wait more than 980 years for the next millenial celebration. Proposes the Juche calendar , then. Waits only 895 years. Revolves around globally significant people and events, as a bonus. Celebrates a holiday tomorrow too (or today, depending ...
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Fri Aug 19, 2016 9:56 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: XKCD, where they talk shit about you in a secret subforum
Replies: 150
Views: 33015

Re: XKCD, where they talk shit about you in a secret subforum

The worst thing about FaiD is when you search for your name and no one has mentioned you. lol, I half expected that, and half expected to've been insulted about...something I had written around the same time I was basically called insufferably annoying. Eh, 2011 was a really bad year. A proper Sand...
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Thu Aug 18, 2016 4:19 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: XKCD, where they talk shit about you in a secret subforum
Replies: 150
Views: 33015

Re: XKCD, where they talk shit about you in a secret subforum

SecondTalon wrote:User Control Panel > Usergroups > Tic the box by The Truly Free, make sure Join Selected is in the dropdown, click Submit.

I am probably going to regret having followed through with that.
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Wed Jul 27, 2016 2:44 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Assange Timed WikiLeaks Release of Democratic Emails to Harm Hillary Clinton
Replies: 9
Views: 4531

Re: Assange Timed WikiLeaks Release of Democratic Emails to Harm Hillary Clinton

He is either lying about what information he possesses or is lying about his goals. He's been insisting for months that he has emails that would get Clinton indicted. Gave the impression that he had all of her state department emails, and republished only those already available. A month later, he r...
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Sun Jul 24, 2016 5:35 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15151
Views: 2664766

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2016/0 ... atown.html

Important quote:
“I’m trying to make poop cute,” said owner Lien Nguyen
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Fri Jul 15, 2016 12:03 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3406
Views: 782184

Re: What were your dreams last night?

I have often dreamed of loose teeth or teeth falling out. Yeah, it's kinda a common dream, like going to school and realizing you missed all the classes for your next final and aren't even entirely sure where the class is. I'd had dreams about cracked teeth and teeth splitting several times a year,...
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Sun Jul 10, 2016 10:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3406
Views: 782184

Re: What were your dreams last night?

I noticed with my tongue that one of my lower teeth was really loose, so I pushed it, and...several came out all at once, complete with some gums and jawbone. After a second of freaking out, I put it down on the table which was covered in legos...realizing how similar it looked to them, and knowing ...
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Tue Jun 07, 2016 3:54 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 1165729

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Clinton gets enough delegates to be called the nominee . Sure, it relies on the pledges of the unpledged delegates (ie: superdelegates). But lets be frank, reality isn't going to change for Sanders. Obama is expected to officially endorse Clinton soon, likely after the obvious results are cast tomo...
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Mon May 16, 2016 11:50 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 1165729

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

How about why in the fuck do I need to prove something is ineffective at being racist to demonstrate that it's a bad idea? "The wall won't actually keep Mexicans out" is not a better counterargument than "Why are we trying to keep Mexicans out, exactly?"! You've done nothing to ...
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Sun Apr 10, 2016 1:56 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15151
Views: 2664766

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

There's no way that those employees did anything more than pretend to believe the prank caller. And follow through.

No jury full of people who worked in fast food would convict.
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Thu Mar 31, 2016 10:34 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15151
Views: 2664766

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

Link wrote:If any nuke hits Chinese soil, I give the DPRK about 0.3 seconds before being wiped off the face of the Earth. But then, I'd imagine they're well aware of that themselves. My prediction: they're all fart and no poo.

Problem is, shart happens.
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Mon Mar 07, 2016 12:02 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Do Not Read This Thread.
Replies: 12
Views: 4113

Re: Do Not Read This Thread.

lol, doesn't work on the colourblind.
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Fri Mar 04, 2016 3:31 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 1165729

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

The best *likely* scenario? Hillary will win but face a Republican majority in the House through her first four years who will spend half their time in Benghazi hearings and the rest passing bills they know Hillary will have to veto, with the occasional budget showdown where we are placed at the ve...
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Thu Feb 18, 2016 10:48 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15151
Views: 2664766

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

Monkey drinks rum, chases bar patrons with knife. Furious George: monkey in Brazil drinks rum and chases bar patrons with knife Capuchin was eventually captured by fire department and released into wildlife reserve – only to be recaptured for harassing local children After sampling some alcohol fro...
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Thu Feb 11, 2016 1:17 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15151
Views: 2664766

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

Are there phones out there that are designed so that parts can be replaced?
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Wed Feb 10, 2016 3:57 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 1165729

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

And finally, let's dispel with this fiction that Barack Obama doesn't know what he's doing. He knows exactly what he's doing. It feels very wrong taking Chris Christie's side on anything, but damn. Here's the bottom line. This notion that Barack Obama doesn't know what he's doing is just not true. ...
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Fri Jan 29, 2016 4:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1635: "Birdsong"
Replies: 40
Views: 9954

Re: 1635: "Birdsong"

rmsgrey wrote:I am not familiar with this song. I sense I should be grateful for this fact.

No, it was a good song. Other people are liars or have bad taste in music.
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Tue Jan 26, 2016 12:23 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 1165729

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Djehutynakht wrote:What are the thoughts on the potential Bloomberg candidacy?

Nightmare scenario.
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Wed Jan 13, 2016 3:35 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [EUR] Continental Europe!
Replies: 205
Views: 230948

Re: [EUR] Continental Europe!

I am not going to be able to make it, at least not in February. Maybe June or October or something.
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Sun Jan 03, 2016 2:34 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Children of the Civil War
Replies: 7
Views: 3822

Re: Children of the Civil War

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saeculum Originally it meant the period of time from the moment that something happened (for example the founding of a city) until the point in time that all people who had lived at the first moment had died. What is that line? The civil war is an old lady's old lady aw...
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Wed Dec 16, 2015 10:56 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15151
Views: 2664766

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

http://crimeblog.dallasnews.com/2015/12 ... -gun.html/

Man carries tripod, people assume it's a gun.

How the hell do Texans, of all people, make that mistake?
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Tue Dec 15, 2015 11:24 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15151
Views: 2664766

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

Djehutynakht wrote:This showed up while I was perusing the internet to procrastinate.

Seriously?

South African customs can seem strange from the outside.
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Sat Nov 28, 2015 8:43 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15151
Views: 2664766

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

How is your prediction encoded? Besides being hex, I mean, from what?

EDIT: most likely an md5 hash.
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Fri Nov 27, 2015 2:51 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [EUR] Continental Europe!
Replies: 205
Views: 230948

Re: [EUR] Continental Europe!

I haven't purchased my airline tickets yet, but that will almost definitely work for me. I have no location restrictions or preferences, as long as it is in a place accessible by train.
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Thu Nov 26, 2015 4:52 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15151
Views: 2664766

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

After rereading the letters, you're right, and this all sounds fucking ridiculous, not that it didn't before. But I haven't watched the videos I could have sworn I'd seen people actually advocating for silencing though, as well as studies showing a significant number of people believing that hate sp...
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Thu Nov 26, 2015 1:43 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15151
Views: 2664766

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

I haven't been paying too much attention, but the story is vaguely something like this. Girl wants college to ban "offensive" holloween costumes. Dean's wife responds by email that he isn't the fucking fashion police. Girl organizes campaign to get Dean fired. So, no. Jesus. 1) In respons...

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