Most excellent times

Things that don't belong anywhere else. (Check first).

Moderators: Moderators General, Prelates, Magistrates

User avatar
rath358
The bone of my bone
Posts: 944
Joined: Wed Jan 14, 2009 6:02 am UTC
Location: west Camberville

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby rath358 » Tue Nov 03, 2009 1:06 am UTC

karmic. it doesnt crash on me nearly as often. <3

angelfire
Posts: 50
Joined: Tue Nov 18, 2008 3:39 am UTC

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby angelfire » Tue Nov 03, 2009 12:02 pm UTC

naps are awesome
a 45min snooze a day and youre back to your usual perky self

User avatar
cephalopod9
Posts: 2030
Joined: Sat Dec 02, 2006 7:23 am UTC

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby cephalopod9 » Tue Nov 03, 2009 12:17 pm UTC

I have a new box of markers! I got the 12 colors kind, which has gray and pink. (I keep wanting to spell it "grey" which in my mind describes a slightly cooler(as in hue... but I guess I like it better too.) color than "gray")
Image

User avatar
picnic_crossfire
Posts: 193
Joined: Fri Dec 05, 2008 10:42 pm UTC
Location: I do love my ma and pa

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby picnic_crossfire » Wed Nov 04, 2009 5:15 pm UTC

1. This thread is being bookmarked for its pure awesomeness.
2. Colors. Colors are awesome. I walk, I stop, I look around, and I think, "Colors are awesome."
picnic time!

singlefin
Posts: 377
Joined: Mon Aug 04, 2008 3:12 pm UTC
Location: https://www.accountkiller.com/removal-requested
Contact:

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby singlefin » Wed Nov 04, 2009 5:25 pm UTC

picnic_crossfire wrote:1. This thread is being bookmarked for its pure awesomeness.


Recursion is awesome.

User avatar
Fifi
Posts: 51
Joined: Sat Aug 16, 2008 7:21 pm UTC
Location: Chicago

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Fifi » Wed Nov 04, 2009 10:34 pm UTC

Getting 12 hours of sleep is AWESOME!
If all the village idiots, from all the villages, came together to form their own village, of idiots - in that village, you would be the village idiot

User avatar
Magilla
Posts: 478
Joined: Wed Mar 19, 2008 11:28 pm UTC
Location: Esperance, Western Australia
Contact:

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Magilla » Thu Nov 05, 2009 12:56 am UTC

My new motorbike is scary awesome. Srs.
They perceive my perambulations upon my gyroscopically-balanced personal transportation device, and have thus concluded that I am of Caucasian decent, and, while intelligent, I am also somewhat socially inept. - Peculiar Alfred

User avatar
Apparently Anonymous
Posts: 438
Joined: Fri Sep 25, 2009 4:17 pm UTC
Location: The blogosphere

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Apparently Anonymous » Thu Nov 05, 2009 8:45 am UTC

When the alarm clock rings at 6 am, sleep is amazingly awesome. Having to drag oneself out of bed at that time is pretty much really terrible...oh wait, perhaps this belongs in another thread.

User avatar
Amarantha
Posts: 1638
Joined: Tue Nov 27, 2007 4:56 am UTC
Location: Melbourne, Australia

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Amarantha » Thu Nov 05, 2009 9:03 am UTC

Magilla wrote:My new motorbike is scary awesome. Srs.
Ooo, what is it?

User avatar
Magilla
Posts: 478
Joined: Wed Mar 19, 2008 11:28 pm UTC
Location: Esperance, Western Australia
Contact:

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Magilla » Thu Nov 05, 2009 1:14 pm UTC

Amarantha wrote:
Magilla wrote:My new motorbike is scary awesome. Srs.
Ooo, what is it?

2009 CABS CBR600RR
Image
They perceive my perambulations upon my gyroscopically-balanced personal transportation device, and have thus concluded that I am of Caucasian decent, and, while intelligent, I am also somewhat socially inept. - Peculiar Alfred

singlefin
Posts: 377
Joined: Mon Aug 04, 2008 3:12 pm UTC
Location: https://www.accountkiller.com/removal-requested
Contact:

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby singlefin » Thu Nov 05, 2009 1:55 pm UTC

Magilla wrote:2009 CABS CBR600RR


She's pretty. Can I lick her?

Awesomeness: I should get my car back next week after *two* *months* at the garage

User avatar
Amarantha
Posts: 1638
Joined: Tue Nov 27, 2007 4:56 am UTC
Location: Melbourne, Australia

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Amarantha » Fri Nov 06, 2009 7:48 am UTC

*bes jealous*

User avatar
Meowgan
<3 Everyone [...] Especially Gordon
Posts: 2300
Joined: Sat Apr 19, 2008 1:30 pm UTC
Location: Australia
Contact:

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Meowgan » Fri Nov 06, 2009 8:41 am UTC

Whee! I lost a kilo and a half in the last 2 weeks. This is not as quick as I'd like to lose it. But it's a start. (:
<L> dude. she made a motherfucking stargate.
<L> you need to keep this girl. do whatever it takes.

User avatar
Magilla
Posts: 478
Joined: Wed Mar 19, 2008 11:28 pm UTC
Location: Esperance, Western Australia
Contact:

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Magilla » Fri Nov 06, 2009 8:45 am UTC

I went for a ride last night. Looks like it will be good for >125km/h. In first gear. Then I can use another 5 gears after that.

:o

Meowgan wrote:Whee! I lost a kilo and a half in the last 2 weeks. This is not as quick as I'd like to lose it. But it's a start. (:

Congrats. You have moar willpower than I.
They perceive my perambulations upon my gyroscopically-balanced personal transportation device, and have thus concluded that I am of Caucasian decent, and, while intelligent, I am also somewhat socially inept. - Peculiar Alfred

User avatar
SlyReaper
inflatable
Posts: 8015
Joined: Mon Dec 31, 2007 11:09 pm UTC
Location: Bristol, Old Blighty

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby SlyReaper » Fri Nov 06, 2009 9:01 am UTC

Awesome: my car.

Technically, it's crap. It's a 17 year old Vauxhall Astra with no power steering, ABS, air conditioning, anything you might expect to find in a modern car. It doesn't even have an alarm system. It can go about 80mph before it starts shaking itself to bits, the brakes are alarmingly soft, it can do 0 to 60 in 3.6 days, the speedometer over-reads by at least 20% and the fabric on the ceiling keeps falling down no matter what I do to keep it up.

But it's my car. It's freedom. I can go pretty much anywhere I want (at least in this country) and still be home in time for tea and crumpets. I can drive around aimlessly for miles and miles and miles without stopping, and I never get tired of it. It's a place I can be alone with my thoughts, and it can take me places I'd never even thought of visiting. When I sit behind the wheel, that car is as much a part of me as my hands are when I type this.

It's sublime.
Image
What would Baron Harkonnen do?

TheNegotiator
Posts: 26
Joined: Wed Sep 30, 2009 3:56 am UTC

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby TheNegotiator » Fri Nov 06, 2009 1:40 pm UTC

While naps got an earlier mention, I feel the need to expand upon them in the following way:

Naps...

IN THE SUN.

Well, not the actual Sun. That'd be uncomfortable. But in the sunshine, you know. It feels great. I picked that little trick up from my friend Catherine (also awesome, also a repeat.)

User avatar
Jos
Posts: 526
Joined: Thu Dec 04, 2008 10:08 pm UTC
Location: In ur ___, ___'ing ur ____

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Jos » Fri Nov 06, 2009 2:08 pm UTC

Concerts are hereby awesome! Great music, it's warm and cosy and you get to squeeze yourself against nice people (AND IT'S STILL OK!)
Image
philsov wrote:Internets is a gift to Jos.

littlebuddy wrote:hmm... I wonder if I should call rule 34 on that hammer moderator, she probably has nice legs.

Chuff
CHOO CHOO I'M A TRAIN
Posts: 1018
Joined: Mon Feb 16, 2009 8:45 am UTC
Location: The Purple Valley, Mass

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Chuff » Fri Nov 06, 2009 9:02 pm UTC

I'm probably not sick anymore! Awesome!
The Great Hippo wrote:The internet's chief exports are cute kittens, porn, and Reasons Why You Are Completely Fucking Wrong.
addams wrote:How human of him. "If, they can do it, then, I can do it." Humans. Pfft. Poor us.

User avatar
cephalopod9
Posts: 2030
Joined: Sat Dec 02, 2006 7:23 am UTC

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby cephalopod9 » Sat Nov 07, 2009 9:23 am UTC

Tea is so great. I should go by the local coffee place because they have awesome tea.

Also, I have wafer cookies. (and I am probably eventually going to eat the whole box because I opened them, and I am sort of diseased). There was also one cookie that was actually two cookies stuck together.
Jos wrote:Concerts are hereby awesome! Great music, it's warm and cosy and you get to squeeze yourself against nice people (AND IT'S STILL OK!)
It's a pretty sweet set up alright. There's not really that many gatherings where you get to move around and interact with people as much. Dancing is pretty cool, I might eventually get to a point where my body doesn't rebel so strongly against efforts to move rhythmically or gracefully. Even when you move in halting, awkward motions in an effort to warm up like I do, it's still pretty fun.
Image

User avatar
Meowgan
<3 Everyone [...] Especially Gordon
Posts: 2300
Joined: Sat Apr 19, 2008 1:30 pm UTC
Location: Australia
Contact:

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Meowgan » Sat Nov 07, 2009 1:27 pm UTC

Magilla wrote:
Meowgan wrote:Whee! I lost a kilo and a half in the last 2 weeks. This is not as quick as I'd like to lose it. But it's a start. (:

Congrats. You have moar willpower than I.
I wish. I went on some drugs which make me excrete a percentage of the fat I ingest rather than absorb it. BUT they make me feel so awful when it goes through my system, that the thought of fatty food is making my stomach turn. So, they're actually turning my lack of willpower into some actual willpower.

So woo. I just have to convince myself to exercise and not snack so much and I'll be a skinny minny in no time.

My awesome for the day: I earned 41c in interest on my savings account. This is awesome y/y?
<L> dude. she made a motherfucking stargate.
<L> you need to keep this girl. do whatever it takes.

User avatar
canoemoose
Posts: 86
Joined: Mon Mar 09, 2009 8:15 pm UTC

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby canoemoose » Sat Nov 07, 2009 1:42 pm UTC

I got bored last night and so cut a velociraptor out of a pizza box and stuck it on my mate's door. The awesome bit? It's still there now, despite the fact that drunk people would have been walking past it on their way back to bed.
Spoiler:
Image
22/Male/Female/Single/Yep
(Age/Gender/Interested in/Status/Don't you hate people who just jump on the bandwagon)

Windows 7, Server 2008R2, Ubuntu, Android, iOS user

User avatar
Decker
Posts: 2071
Joined: Tue Jan 09, 2007 4:22 pm UTC
Location: Western N.Y.

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Decker » Mon Nov 09, 2009 2:09 pm UTC

I knew something about programming that my boss didn't. To be honest, my boss really isn't a programmer, but it was nice to be able to teach him something for once.
I was angry with my friend. I told my wrath. My wrath did end.
I was angry with my foe. I told it not. My wrath did grow.

User avatar
modularblues
Posts: 689
Joined: Sun Nov 08, 2009 8:33 am UTC
Location: Escher's Wonderland
Contact:

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby modularblues » Mon Nov 09, 2009 11:51 pm UTC

Biking downhill and not pedaling.

User avatar
Hazel
Posts: 114
Joined: Wed Jun 18, 2008 1:35 pm UTC

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Hazel » Tue Nov 10, 2009 4:10 pm UTC

Orange shoelaces are awesome.

User avatar
Chase_kun
Posts: 16
Joined: Wed Aug 26, 2009 3:22 am UTC

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Chase_kun » Tue Nov 10, 2009 6:18 pm UTC

clockworkmonk wrote:You know whats awesome? the fact that Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann even exists. that is the awesomest.


I love that Anime! It's one of my favorites
"SHADDUP YOU MOUTH!!!"

User avatar
Chase_kun
Posts: 16
Joined: Wed Aug 26, 2009 3:22 am UTC

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Chase_kun » Tue Nov 10, 2009 6:34 pm UTC

gamers2000 wrote:XKCD.


More awesome than anything else really.
"SHADDUP YOU MOUTH!!!"

User avatar
micco
Posts: 750
Joined: Sun Aug 26, 2007 4:16 pm UTC
Location: Finland
Contact:

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby micco » Tue Nov 10, 2009 6:34 pm UTC

Green tea is awesome and so are waterproof shoes.
An anarchist is a person that makes oatmeal and blows it up.

User avatar
Chase_kun
Posts: 16
Joined: Wed Aug 26, 2009 3:22 am UTC

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Chase_kun » Tue Nov 10, 2009 7:25 pm UTC

Flash is awesome. Being able to Ctrl-Z your way out of anything is great. Paydays are awesome too. All that hard work gets you money you can do whatever you want with!
"SHADDUP YOU MOUTH!!!"

blue_eyedspacemonkey
Posts: 1277
Joined: Thu May 15, 2008 2:12 pm UTC
Location: Salford, UK
Contact:

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby blue_eyedspacemonkey » Tue Nov 10, 2009 7:32 pm UTC

Tea is the best thing ever. And, good for you!
Lasagne is also wonderful. *on nom nom* It all filling and warm a cheesey! I can see why Garfield loves it so much.
(When I finish it) just-mark's bag is going to be awesome. I shall post pictures.
"Nowadays most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one's mistakes"

So. Twitter

User avatar
Antimony-120
Posts: 830
Joined: Wed Apr 09, 2008 4:16 am UTC
Location: Wherever you can look - wherever there's a fight, so hungry people can eat.

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Antimony-120 » Tue Nov 10, 2009 8:27 pm UTC

Zohar wrote:2. New Gunnerkrigg Court (read it! It's awesome! Plus I've made it a habit of mine to hook people onto that webcomic)


Oddly enough I never read Gunnerkrigg until I arrived at this forum, when somebody asked me if I'd named myself after it (I had not). In conclusion Good...laser cow thing.
Wolydarg wrote:That was like a roller coaster of mathematical reasoning. Problems! Solutions! More problems!


****************Signature Dehosted, New Signature Under Construction************************

User avatar
'; DROP DATABASE;--
Posts: 3284
Joined: Thu Nov 22, 2007 9:38 am UTC
Location: Midwest Alberta, where it's STILL snowy
Contact:

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby '; DROP DATABASE;-- » Wed Nov 11, 2009 2:34 am UTC

I was highly amused in computer repair class today. We have 8 computers, which we've learned to assemble, install Vista on, and some other things. Today our assignment included the task of setting a disk quota. The assignment specified 1MB as the limit, so that it'd be easy to exceed it to see what happens.

Four of the computers ended up unbootable or unusable.

Apparently Vista decided to apply that quota to all users, including administrators. And if you're way over your quota limit, it's impossible to log in. And that limit includes the user profiles and other junk that's already there that well exceeds 1MB. Oops.

Mine and another had a bonus fail. The video randomly cut out, and refused to come back. Tapping the keyboard and moving the mouse, occasionally the display would come back for half a second before disappearing again. So we hit the power button, which by default triggers a normal shutdown without prompting.

Turns out Vista had decided to start installing some updates. So during shutdown, the video comes back on, and we see "Windows is installing updates" followed immediately by "Windows is shutting down". Vista happily interrupts the update process to shut down.

...Without letting it clean up. Which means the registry is left in a mess, leading to a BSOD on boot, even in safe mode. Yay!

It gets better still: Even the recovery tools on the install CD impose the 1MB quota limit. So while a backup copy of the registry exists, the disk is considered full even after removing files, so I can't copy those backups to where they need to be. I could move them, but they're the only backup, so the system might end up completely hosed, if it's not already. So next week I'm going to have to use a Linux CD to bypass the quota and copy them.
(And then I'll explain why they really should be teaching how to use Linux, even if it is to fix Windows. >.>)
Even System Restore claims the disk is full now. I suspected the disk may have just died, but chkdsk reported no problems.

Oh, Vista... :lol:
poxic wrote:You suck. And simultaneously rock. I think you've invented a new state of being.

Chuff
CHOO CHOO I'M A TRAIN
Posts: 1018
Joined: Mon Feb 16, 2009 8:45 am UTC
Location: The Purple Valley, Mass

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Chuff » Wed Nov 11, 2009 4:45 am UTC

Coffee remains as awesome now as it was before.
The Great Hippo wrote:The internet's chief exports are cute kittens, porn, and Reasons Why You Are Completely Fucking Wrong.
addams wrote:How human of him. "If, they can do it, then, I can do it." Humans. Pfft. Poor us.

User avatar
Zohar
COMMANDER PORN
Posts: 8565
Joined: Fri Apr 27, 2007 8:45 pm UTC
Location: Denver

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Zohar » Thu Nov 12, 2009 8:41 am UTC

Chase_kun wrote:
clockworkmonk wrote:You know whats awesome? the fact that Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann even exists. that is the awesomest.


I love that Anime! It's one of my favorites

Excellent... We keep to the original plan of posting Gurren Lagann every page...
Mighty Jalapeno: "See, Zohar agrees, and he's nice to people."
SecondTalon: "Still better looking than Jesus."

Not how I say my name

User avatar
Meowgan
<3 Everyone [...] Especially Gordon
Posts: 2300
Joined: Sat Apr 19, 2008 1:30 pm UTC
Location: Australia
Contact:

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Meowgan » Thu Nov 12, 2009 9:41 am UTC

I lost another half a kilo this week. Which brings me to 2 kilos lighter than I was before. Which is still not optimal.
<L> dude. she made a motherfucking stargate.
<L> you need to keep this girl. do whatever it takes.

User avatar
Zohar
COMMANDER PORN
Posts: 8565
Joined: Fri Apr 27, 2007 8:45 pm UTC
Location: Denver

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Zohar » Thu Nov 12, 2009 9:46 am UTC

Meowgan wrote:I lost another half a kilo this week. Which brings me to 2 kilos lighter than I was before. Which is still not optimal.

But still awesome, good luck Megan!
Mighty Jalapeno: "See, Zohar agrees, and he's nice to people."
SecondTalon: "Still better looking than Jesus."

Not how I say my name

User avatar
GraphiteGirl
Alpha Male
Posts: 1531
Joined: Sat Mar 28, 2009 3:45 pm UTC
Location: South-East Snakeville

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby GraphiteGirl » Thu Nov 12, 2009 10:52 am UTC

I went for an hour long walk with my iPod, which means I'm doing fun exercise again after a long study-related hiatus, and when I got home Neil Gaiman had updated his blog! Yay for regaining basic fitness and Neil Gaiman!
Sandry wrote:Man, my commitment to sparkle motion is waaaaay lower than you are intimating.

User avatar
Plasma Man
Posts: 2035
Joined: Tue Jan 15, 2008 9:27 am UTC
Location: Northampton, Northampton, Northampton middle England.

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Plasma Man » Thu Nov 12, 2009 12:25 pm UTC

Vaccinations are awesome. Your body gets to build some kick ass-defences before you get the disease, and that's awesome.
Please note that despite the lovely avatar Sungura gave me, I am not a medical doctor.

Possibly my proudest moment on the fora.

User avatar
Quadropus
Posts: 572
Joined: Sun Dec 16, 2007 10:30 pm UTC

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Quadropus » Thu Nov 12, 2009 12:51 pm UTC

Magilla wrote:
Amarantha wrote:
Magilla wrote:My new motorbike is scary awesome. Srs.
Ooo, what is it?

2009 CABS CBR600RR

That is a very nice bike. I can imagine it is rather worrying to ride the first few times....

What is also awesome: the fact that I am going to visit my girlfriend tomorrow and I get to see my sister - hurrar!
I am excited :D
Image

"If I go insane, please don't put your wires in my brain"

User avatar
TaintedDeity
Posts: 4003
Joined: Sun Feb 10, 2008 7:22 pm UTC
Location: England;

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby TaintedDeity » Thu Nov 12, 2009 2:19 pm UTC

I'm using Spotify to listen to all sorts of bands I'd heard of but wasn't bothered to listen to too much.
It turns out The Dresden Dolls, Regina Spektor, Scroobius Pip, Humanwine, Skinny Puppy, Nick Cave and Bjork are AWESOME!
Ⓞⓞ◯

User avatar
Quadropus
Posts: 572
Joined: Sun Dec 16, 2007 10:30 pm UTC

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Postby Quadropus » Thu Nov 12, 2009 3:19 pm UTC

TaintedDeity wrote:Scroobius Pip

Pure awesomeness right there. And the beard! My goodness the beard.....
Image

"If I go insane, please don't put your wires in my brain"


Return to “General”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 26 guests