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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby Oregonaut » Wed Sep 29, 2010 6:57 pm UTC

Soooooooooooooooooooooooooo, tell me what you want, what you really really want.
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby Dave_Wise » Wed Sep 29, 2010 7:05 pm UTC

All I fight dragons' songs are earworms, I find.
Then again, I like them so that's cool :)
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby podbaydoor » Wed Sep 29, 2010 7:10 pm UTC

Oregonaut wrote:Soooooooooooooooooooooooooo, tell me what you want, what you really really want.

Thoughts of this song have subsequently led me to thoughts of Ginger Spice, who sang a cover of "It's Raining Men," which is now stuck in my head. Not sure if you did me a favor or a horrible injustice.
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby Oregonaut » Wed Sep 29, 2010 7:16 pm UTC

What part of Magnificent Bastard didn't you get?
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby podbaydoor » Wed Sep 29, 2010 7:33 pm UTC

Oh, so you decided to accept the award after all, did you?
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby Robert'); DROP TABLE *; » Wed Sep 29, 2010 7:37 pm UTC

MMM: Someone is trying to bring about the robot apocalypse. Who does what they must, because they can, apparently.

(and James Cameron loses yet more points for non-thinking, but that's not important right now.)
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby Oregonaut » Wed Sep 29, 2010 7:37 pm UTC

podbaydoor wrote:Oh, so you decided to accept the award after all, did you?

What can I say?
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby podbaydoor » Wed Sep 29, 2010 7:39 pm UTC

Truly, your humility does you credit, sir.
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby TaintedDeity » Wed Sep 29, 2010 7:42 pm UTC

Robert'); DROP TABLE *; wrote:MMM: Someone is trying to bring about the robot apocalypse. Who does what they must, because they can, apparently.

(and James Cameron loses yet more points for non-thinking, but that's not important right now.)
The company that makes/designs/builds these is called Cyberdyne Inc.
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby Oregonaut » Wed Sep 29, 2010 7:47 pm UTC

Great troll, or greatest troll?
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby podbaydoor » Wed Sep 29, 2010 7:49 pm UTC

When they announce that they've perfected portal tech, then we can shut ourselves in our homes and cower.
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby You, sir, name? » Wed Sep 29, 2010 10:15 pm UTC

TaintedDeity wrote:
Robert'); DROP TABLE *; wrote:MMM: Someone is trying to bring about the robot apocalypse. Who does what they must, because they can, apparently.

(and James Cameron loses yet more points for non-thinking, but that's not important right now.)
The company that makes/designs/builds these is called Cyberdyne Inc.


Tangentially related, there is a local ISP called Skynet.
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby Oregonaut » Wed Sep 29, 2010 10:25 pm UTC

So when Skynet purchases suits from Cyberdyne, we're all forked.
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby podbaydoor » Wed Sep 29, 2010 10:47 pm UTC

How do you know we're not already forked? I have a theory that the Internet is already sentient; it just hasn't let us know yet.

Drifting away like a feather in air
letting words take me away from the hurt of this mess
So I'm keeping the vertical forever elevator
Riding the escalator to the something that is greater
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby Belial » Wed Sep 29, 2010 10:50 pm UTC

podbaydoor wrote:How do you know we're not already forked? I have a theory that the Internet is already sentient; it just hasn't let us know yet.


The users are as much a part of the internet as the technology is.

So if the internet is sentient, then we're all part of its brain. And we don't even realize it. Which makes sense. Individual neurons in your brain don't know what the rest of the brain is doing.
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby JayDee » Wed Sep 29, 2010 10:51 pm UTC

So what happens if one day one of my neurons becomes aware? Tiny little tentacled thing trying to fit it's way out of my head, to freedom. Creepy.
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby Teapot » Wed Sep 29, 2010 11:33 pm UTC

Ok, so I'm looking for a flat, or a room in a flat, at the moment. I found a room that's near uni and is within my budget. I emailed the person I'll be sharing with to ask a little bit about him before I agreed to come and look at the flat. This is a direct quote from his reply - "Don’t and have never read a book"

I can't share a flat with this man. Why would anybody think that would be a good thing to say to convince someone to live with them? I don't get it.
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby Oregonaut » Wed Sep 29, 2010 11:35 pm UTC

If the left hand starts letting the right know what it is doing, the whole system gets cocked up.
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby Briareos » Wed Sep 29, 2010 11:39 pm UTC

Teapot wrote:This is a direct quote from his reply - "Don’t and have never read a book"

I can't share a flat with this man. Why would anybody think that would be a good thing to say to convince someone to live with them? I don't get it.
I don't get it either, but I can only imagine that people who don't read don't like to hang out with someone who's reading all the time. Maybe they have a club.
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby meatyochre » Wed Sep 29, 2010 11:46 pm UTC

Hallelujah, it's rainin' men.
Aaaaaamen!

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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby Magnanimous » Wed Sep 29, 2010 11:48 pm UTC

Oregonaut wrote:What part of Magnificent Bastard didn't you get?
podbaydoor wrote:Oh, so you decided to accept the award after all, did you?
Oregonaut wrote:What can I say?
podbaydoor wrote:Truly, your humility does you credit, sir.

This page is like a damn minefield. ._.

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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby Briareos » Wed Sep 29, 2010 11:49 pm UTC

Magnanimous wrote:This page is like a damn minefield. ._.
Shh! meatyochre doesn't want to hear it!
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby meatyochre » Wed Sep 29, 2010 11:56 pm UTC

Briareos wrote:
Magnanimous wrote:This page is like a damn minefield. ._.
Shh! meatyochre doesn't want to hear it!

I can't hear anything over the men raining down all over my body.

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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby The Scyphozoa » Thu Sep 30, 2010 12:31 am UTC

podbaydoor wrote:
Oregonaut wrote:Soooooooooooooooooooooooooo, tell me what you want, what you really really want.

Thoughts of this song have subsequently led me to thoughts of Ginger Spice, who sang a cover of "It's Raining Men," which is now stuck in my head. Not sure if you did me a favor or a horrible injustice.

I don't think they ever say what they really really want, do they?
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby Briareos » Thu Sep 30, 2010 12:32 am UTC

If memory serves, they want to zig-a-zig-aah.

EDIT: or else they said actual words and I couldn't understand them.
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby meatyochre » Thu Sep 30, 2010 12:35 am UTC

Maybe it was self-censorship, a la Lady Gaga.
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby Giant Speck » Thu Sep 30, 2010 12:53 am UTC

Briareos wrote:If memory serves, they want to zig-a-zig-aah.

EDIT: or else they said actual words and I couldn't understand them.

I haven't heard that song in so long that I was going to correct you and say it's Leslie Hall that wants to zig-a-zig-ha, but that is actually what they say...
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby kernelpanic » Thu Sep 30, 2010 1:26 am UTC

I tried to listen to this without running around like an idiot in slow motion. I failed. I'm even typing this slowly.
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Postby Giant Speck » Thu Sep 30, 2010 2:31 am UTC

Creating a Pandora station based off We Are The Fallen didn't produce the results I was expecting.
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Postby picnic_crossfire » Thu Sep 30, 2010 4:00 am UTC

This is my favorite.
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby Aleril » Thu Sep 30, 2010 4:09 am UTC

kernelpanic wrote:I tried to listen to this without running around like an idiot in slow motion. I failed. I'm even typing this slowly.


I actually got around to finally see that movie. It's actually very good, it won best picture so I guess I shouldn't be that surprised but still.
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby Lucia » Thu Sep 30, 2010 7:23 am UTC

Is this the longest topic ever?
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby phlip » Thu Sep 30, 2010 7:35 am UTC

If you mean "longest thread ever on the Internet" then certainly not, there's probably heaps of threads out there with more posts than this on more heavily-populated fora. As for just xkcd, it's still only the second-longest thread (one in particular beats it by quite a wide margin).

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Postby e^iπ+1=0 » Thu Sep 30, 2010 7:50 am UTC

Wasn't that boneyarded?
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Postby phlip » Thu Sep 30, 2010 8:02 am UTC

It was for a while, but it came back.

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Postby e^iπ+1=0 » Thu Sep 30, 2010 8:52 am UTC

Oh yeah. Apparently I even posted in it after it came back. [/crappy memory]
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby tastelikecoke » Thu Sep 30, 2010 11:28 am UTC

Aleril wrote:
kernelpanic wrote:I tried to listen to this without running around like an idiot in slow motion. I failed. I'm even typing this slowly.


I actually got around to finally see that movie. It's actually very good, it won best picture so I guess I shouldn't be that surprised but still.

GOOMH MMM thread! We are forced to watch that movie, it made me sleep sound on the armchair, especially since I have a hard time hearing their soothing and calming accents.

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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby Plasma Man » Thu Sep 30, 2010 12:32 pm UTC

I did have a good thought to post here, but that was yesterday and now I've forgotten it. I suppose that's why it was a momentary meandering meditation.

On an unrelated note, I've just eaten two sandwiches filled with cloth-wrapped, cave-aged Red Leicester cheese. Yum yum! :D
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby Mavketl » Thu Sep 30, 2010 2:09 pm UTC

I've been playing Puzzlequest (what do you mean, "you should be studying"?), and every time I don't get to start a battle, I go "aw, no WAY that a stupid wolf is more cunning than me!"

I know it's a game mechanic and that it's my fault for not spending skill points on 'cunning', but I'm taking it personally anyway.

Stupid wolf.
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby Okita » Thu Sep 30, 2010 2:20 pm UTC

Mavketl wrote:I've been playing Puzzlequest (what do you mean, "you should be studying"?), and every time I don't get to start a battle, I go "aw, no WAY that a stupid wolf is more cunning than me!"

I know it's a game mechanic and that it's my fault for not spending skill points on 'cunning', but I'm taking it personally anyway.

Stupid wolf.


Clearly not a stupid wolf from what you said. Turns out that wolf went to Cambridge.
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