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by semicolon
Tue Jan 13, 2009 6:59 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Sheet music (preferably for male a cappella)
Replies: 1
Views: 638

Re: Sheet music (preferably for male a cappella)

MIDIs are a lot easier to find online than sheet music, so you might want to get Finale or Sibelius or Cakewalk Home Studio or something that can turn MIDIs into (poorly-notated) sheet music and just do that. Sheet music's pretty easy to find on torrent sites and stuff, though, so you might want to ...
by semicolon
Mon Dec 01, 2008 9:52 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Music for cafes
Replies: 19
Views: 1921

Re: Music for cafes

Mathmagic wrote:Step 1.) Go read Questionable Content.

Step 2.) Write down every band name mentioned in the strip.

Step 3.) Make a collection of the music from said bands.

Step 4.) Play at your cafe.

Step 5.) ???

Step 6.) Profit!

i think you'd need to hire an extra janitor specifically for all the vomit.
by semicolon
Wed Nov 26, 2008 10:52 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Tristan Perich, One-Bit Music: A Review
Replies: 6
Views: 773

Re: Tristan Perich, One-Bit Music: A Review

Ever heard Ryoji Ikeda? His stuff sounds pretty similar to this.
by semicolon
Sun Nov 23, 2008 10:45 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Control of free speech for popular music...
Replies: 36
Views: 3263

Re: Control of free speech for popular music...

Kraftwerk ruined everything!
by semicolon
Fri Nov 21, 2008 5:36 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89779
Views: 6505071

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (now with 20% more fungus!)

w00t! The anti-tobacco movement in Nazi Germany got featured article on the Wikipedia! Awesome!
by semicolon
Fri Nov 21, 2008 4:20 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Music for cafes
Replies: 19
Views: 1921

Re: Music for cafes

Kraftwerk!
by semicolon
Thu Nov 20, 2008 10:33 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Reasons for making final exam optional
Replies: 14
Views: 1434

Re: Reasons for making final exam optional

Devil's advocate: "Anyone who's getting an A should know enough about the class to be able to do well on the final exam. At any given point in the year I could have singled out the A students or the 100% students and told them, 'you don't have to do this next assignment because it could hurt yo...
by semicolon
Wed Nov 12, 2008 11:16 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Geek/Internet Rite of Passage
Replies: 138
Views: 10117

Re: Geek/Internet Rite of Passage

Baby Fuck only bothers me if I read it (Mai-Chan's Daily Life) all the way through. Uziga actually puts a decent amount of thought into the character, then kills her repeatedly. But that's pretty much his thing. Wouldn't it be incredible having dinner with a Japanese guro artist working out of his a...
by semicolon
Thu Nov 06, 2008 3:25 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Hyperactive synth
Replies: 5
Views: 1026

Re: Hyperactive synth

la caution - the a la menthe

first thing that came to mind upon seeing the topic title. it was on the oceans 11 soundtrack, i think.
by semicolon
Tue Nov 04, 2008 4:20 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Team Fortress 2
Replies: 4429
Views: 321643

Re: Team Fortress 2

ctf_toy_fort's practically been around since TF2 came out of beta. You should try that one.
by semicolon
Mon Nov 03, 2008 11:41 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Fallout 3!
Replies: 1500
Views: 122860

Re: Fallout 3!

Man, I haven't really played any FPSes in a while (most recent one I've played more than a couple times is probably TF2) and I am having lots of fun shooting people's legs off and stuff. This game is pretty enjoyable.
by semicolon
Mon Nov 03, 2008 11:39 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Fugues
Replies: 17
Views: 2338

Re: Fugues

I thought this thread was about The Fugees...
by semicolon
Fri Oct 31, 2008 1:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: My heart will go on, laydeez.
Replies: 26
Views: 2097

Re: My heart will go on, laydeez.

(Dimitri looks like a gay Beatle.)
by semicolon
Sun Oct 26, 2008 8:49 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Music software -- what do you use? How easy is it to learn?
Replies: 41
Views: 3187

Re: Music software -- what do you use? How easy is it to learn?

armandtanzarian wrote:Fuck off troll.

Who?
by semicolon
Thu Oct 23, 2008 5:35 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Good mashups?
Replies: 52
Views: 5964

Re: Good mashups?

Chaos Royale - Chaos Allstars

Not really something I can describe all that well. Just imagine Merzbow remixing Beyonce.
by semicolon
Thu Oct 23, 2008 12:49 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Weed *hur hur*
Replies: 63
Views: 3955

Re: Weed *hur hur*

Then there's this one kid, who used to be in one of my English classes, who came into school high. Everyone could tell... then the teacher noticed him, and he was arrested. Stupidity at it's finest right there... Arrested for what? Was he carrying, or was he just high? If it's the latter, what the ...
by semicolon
Wed Oct 22, 2008 1:37 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Knight to G4?
Replies: 11
Views: 1586

Re: Knight to G4?

Me too. Seeing the "Dark Knight" thing now kind of ruins the joke.
by semicolon
Tue Oct 21, 2008 10:43 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: SonicWall now blocks XKCD
Replies: 7
Views: 10107

Re: SonicWall now blocks XKCD

Complaining to the higher-ups is probably going to be more effective, if it all, than complaining to the people at the company. If you can demonstrate that the filtering system is either useless or directly harmful to your ability to get work done (the latter being more convincing), they might just ...
by semicolon
Tue Oct 21, 2008 10:38 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Anime Thread of Doom
Replies: 4374
Views: 664049

Re: Go Away Dub Watchers: The Proper Anime Thread

The less cliche the better, I guess. The whole magical girl thing is pretty nauseating at this point... I managed to sit through Mai HiME and that was more than enough for me. I read some jpg on /m/ a few months ago with a bunch of upcoming animes and probably half of them went, "Kimiko is a no...
by semicolon
Tue Oct 21, 2008 10:32 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Printouts/references for a Calculus I class
Replies: 5
Views: 1021

Printouts/references for a Calculus I class

Any pointers to good stuff to have in a binder to flip to, until I get all of it memorized? I found and printed this thing [PDF!] but I think I can do better. I'm in (and currently failing, actually) a AP Calculus BC class and right now we're reviewing polar differentiation and parametric differenti...
by semicolon
Tue Oct 21, 2008 10:19 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Anime Thread of Doom
Replies: 4374
Views: 664049

Re: Go Away Dub Watchers: The Proper Anime Thread

Hi anime thread! If I want to watch one anime this season (i.e., something being subbed and released a few days after airing in Japan), what should I look into?
by semicolon
Tue Oct 21, 2008 10:18 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Movies with a meaning
Replies: 44
Views: 4472

Re: Movies with a meaning

Sweet, another excuse to mention The Man From Earth . Probably one of the most "cerebral" science fiction movies I've ever seen. It's a LOT like an old "idea" story during the Golden Age of science fiction. Basically, a concept is presented, and then explored. It's great. It only...
by semicolon
Fri Oct 17, 2008 7:02 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: The problem of novelty in a world of post-post-modernism
Replies: 3
Views: 956

Re: The problem of novelty in a world of post-post-modernism

You could create pieces that demonstrate/explore different properties of accoustics. Worked for Alvin Lucier! Failing that, you could symbolically represent different scientific theories/principles. An orchestral suite starting with the Big Bang and ending with the heat death of the universe would b...
by semicolon
Fri Oct 17, 2008 5:00 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Pete Namlook and other really good ambient music
Replies: 12
Views: 1883

Re: Pete Namlook and other really good ambient music

ChocloManx wrote:The only ambient music I listen to is Robert Fripp with or without Brian Eno. Any suggestions?

Eno/Fripp's gonna be hard to top. No Pussyfooting's probably one of the greatest ambient records ever.
by semicolon
Wed Oct 15, 2008 12:22 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.
Replies: 4583
Views: 538730

Re: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.

Yuri2356 wrote:battle babby

...interesting...
by semicolon
Mon Oct 13, 2008 7:31 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Team Fortress 2
Replies: 4429
Views: 321643

Re: Team Fortress 2

Dustbowl and Beyond the Infinite
by semicolon
Sat Oct 11, 2008 7:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89779
Views: 6505071

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

Can't they just buy pot?
by semicolon
Mon Oct 06, 2008 11:30 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9535
Views: 981494

Re: What are you listening to?

KING CRIMSON - [Discipline (30th Anniversary Edition) #01] Elephant Talk

thumbs up
by semicolon
Mon Oct 06, 2008 6:57 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Guitar Tunings
Replies: 35
Views: 2627

Re: Guitar Tunings

lou reed played a few velvet underground songs with all the strings tuned to the same note.

pretty cool i guess? i don't know anything about guitar tunings
by semicolon
Sun Oct 05, 2008 9:17 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Video games as Movies
Replies: 85
Views: 8002

Re: Video games as Movies

Image
by semicolon
Sun Oct 05, 2008 9:15 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: The problem with last.fm
Replies: 12
Views: 1405

Re: The problem with last.fm

Yeah after Graduation came out Kanye West was on the top of my list for like a week and a half and I was like :|
by semicolon
Sun Oct 05, 2008 8:01 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: I Wanna Be the Guy
Replies: 33
Views: 3270

Re: I Wanna Be the Guy

qinwamascot wrote:I don't think Ikaruga was that hard though. Difference of opinion I guess.

It's fairly easy compared to other shmups (if I managed to one-credit it, it can't be THAT hard) but it's a pretty well-known "hard game" so I figured I'd include it.
by semicolon
Sat Oct 04, 2008 7:20 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Modern movies to blow 50's directors' minds
Replies: 181
Views: 29304

Re: Modern movies to blow 50's directors' minds

Anybody mention Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind yet? One of the best and most original uses of CG I've ever seen in a movie. Also I know this is four pages late but: 2001:A Space Odyssey [...] meandering, pointless, slow and meaningless HLAUHGLAUGHALUGHALUGHALUGHALUGHALGUAHGULAHGLUAHGLAUHGLUAG...
by semicolon
Fri Oct 03, 2008 1:56 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: A democratic forum? (Not this one. Something else.)
Replies: 8
Views: 830

Re: A democratic forum? (Not this one. Something else.)

get personal consent from me

Kind of defeats the point.
by semicolon
Fri Oct 03, 2008 12:48 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: The Illiad
Replies: 7
Views: 1583

Re: Homer

CTRL+F "blind" on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_ch ... _the_Iliad doesn't turn up anything, so my guess is no.
by semicolon
Wed Oct 01, 2008 6:50 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Tetris Thread.
Replies: 212
Views: 23078

Re: The Tetris Thread.

Lockjaw is an ugly freeware implementation of Tetris. It has a lot of features and is very customizable.
by semicolon
Tue Sep 30, 2008 6:47 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Tetris Thread.
Replies: 212
Views: 23078

Re: The Tetris Thread.

The original coded-by-Pazhitnov-on-a-text-only-Soviet-computer version? Yes. (That's actually a port of the original that came out a year later, but the article for the 1985 version doesn't mention hard drop or not. Since it's a port, I assume the features are the same. Either way, hard drop is old...
by semicolon
Tue Sep 30, 2008 10:24 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Most Stunning Cinematography EVER
Replies: 48
Views: 3978

Re: Most Stunning Cinematography EVER

0I3 wrote:How on earth has no one mentioned 2001: A Space Odyssey yet?

Seriously. What the hell, people?
by semicolon
Tue Sep 30, 2008 3:41 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Tetris Thread.
Replies: 212
Views: 23078

Re: The Tetris Thread.

Back to Tetris, what is preferred by yall's? Rotation after impact or no? TGM2 is basically my favorite ruleset ever, not to mention it's one of the few commercial games that has a hard lock delay (i.e., you can hard drop the block and then still have a few frames to slide it around/rotate it -- in...
by semicolon
Sun Sep 28, 2008 11:23 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: the most depressing song: help me find it!
Replies: 220
Views: 17895

Re: the most depressing song: help me find it!

I remember first hearing that song (after having not slept for a while) and thinking, "Illuminate the nose on their vacancy signs? What the fuck does that mean?" Gonna go ahead and nominate Parenthetical Girls - I Was the Dancer (or any other song from that album) for this thread. Don't bo...

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