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by Blipo
Mon Aug 02, 2010 5:16 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Man to lose inheritance to mother of child that isn't his
Replies: 199
Views: 21236

Re: Man to lose inheritance to mother of child that isn't hi

Ah, so: Baseless accusation > Homeless man did not prove it was baseless > Lost the case by default No. He didn't have to prove that the claim was baseless. Failing to show up , however, caused him to lose the case. Doesn't something about that seem wrong? If the defendant is never notified, he can...
by Blipo
Sun Sep 13, 2009 7:21 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Fake Programming Language
Replies: 210
Views: 31714

Re: Fake Programming Language

I wish I could boil Python down to something like this... main... out: "Hello world!" x is 10 out: x x is add: 2 out: x x is add: 2, 3 out: x (x is 10): out: "x is 10?!" (x isn 2): out: "x isn't 2?!" (x is > 9000): out: ":3" add... x is #1 y is #2 else 1 out: ...
by Blipo
Wed Jun 10, 2009 3:41 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Long haired cute geek boys wanted!
Replies: 733
Views: 117762

Re: Long haired cute geek boys wanted!

Image

Ah never look geeky, it's so sad. : (
by Blipo
Thu Jan 29, 2009 6:44 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: High and low point of your day
Replies: 3315
Views: 254216

Re: High and low point of your day

High: Dropped off my resume and got a call back in two hours.
Low: It's a minimum-wage kitchen job.
by Blipo
Tue Oct 28, 2008 12:46 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: jQuery will get HTML, but not XML
Replies: 1
Views: 2238

jQuery will get HTML, but not XML

Wasn't sure if this should go in Help Desk, Coding, or the IT DOESN'T WORK sticky. Move if wrong. :< So I'm writing code for Ubiquity, and my problem is this: jQuery.get(http://somepage.com/index.html, page) works fine. It goes to the URL, gets the source, and passes it as plaintext to the page func...
by Blipo
Fri Oct 17, 2008 10:11 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Weed *hur hur*
Replies: 63
Views: 5144

Re: Weed *hur hur*

Everyone at my school smokes weed. Everyone. Including the teachers, I'm pretty sure. It's really not as bad as you may have been told. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drug_urban_legends
by Blipo
Sat Oct 11, 2008 5:23 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Ni Parolas Esperante (Esperanto practice)
Replies: 140
Views: 67438

Re: Ni Parolas Esperante (Esperanto practice)

I've been looking at Esperanto for a very long time, but I've barely picked up any of it - mostly due to lack of motivation. I just revisited ##esperanto and #komencintoj on Freenode. My vocabulary has doubled and I've figured out a bunch of grammar issues I didn't quite understand in about six hour...
by Blipo
Tue Oct 07, 2008 2:58 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Ni Parolas Esperante (Esperanto practice)
Replies: 140
Views: 67438

Re: Ni Parolas Esperante (Esperanto practice)

Mi lernis (lernas =D) bazan Esperonton de Lernu!, kaj cxion de Traduko kaj la English-Esperanto Dictionary.
by Blipo
Sat Sep 27, 2008 5:18 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Ender's Game-esque Childhood Moments?
Replies: 9
Views: 1815

Re: Ender's Game-esque Childhood Moments?

Holy balls, that is an awesome story. Elementary school focused on the sandbox - actually the long jump pit. The school was divided by grade during recess, with only the K-3 kids on the sandbox side, so everyone with access to the sandbox was of the age to be interested in building sand castles all ...
by Blipo
Wed Aug 27, 2008 6:05 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Marijuana
Replies: 172
Views: 26180

Re: Marijuana

I wish more people would ingest instead of smoke it. Isn't marijuana more potent when ingested anyway? Eh, I have an uncle who smokes and he's already next to hacking up a full lung, but that's more from his regular smoking than pot, I'm sure. That would be my primary concern with the legalization ...
by Blipo
Thu Aug 21, 2008 5:45 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Autolimns unite!
Replies: 27
Views: 2355

Re: Autolimns unite!

How is that pronounced?
by Blipo
Thu Aug 07, 2008 10:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Pot
Replies: 291
Views: 23439

Re: Pot

Pot food is worth the risk of over-consumption.
by Blipo
Sun Aug 03, 2008 8:55 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: The Evolution of Man Scientifically disproved
Replies: 39
Views: 4598

Re: The Evolution of Man Scientifically disproved

Here, where the most popular phrase is "Science: It Works, Bitches" you present this baseless Bible drivel and tell US to present evidence? You're mad. You can have your faith and I'm fine with that, but unless you want me in your church asking you to provide the tiniest inkling of possib...
by Blipo
Wed Jul 23, 2008 4:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0452: "Upcoming Hurricanes"
Replies: 192
Views: 46519

0452: "Upcoming Hurricanes"

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/upcoming_hurricanes.png Alt: I'd like to see more damage assessments for hurricanes hitting New York and flooding Manhattan -- something like the 1938 Long Island Express, but aimed a bit more to the west. It's just a matter of time. As a resident of Vancouver, will I ev...
by Blipo
Fri Jul 11, 2008 4:11 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Marijuana
Replies: 172
Views: 26180

Re: Marijuana

if you think that the theoretical costs saved by hospital visits(who gets injured by weed? maybe if a giant pile of weed fell on your head or something....) The amount of weed required to cause a hospitalizing head injury would more than cover the cost of their hospitalization. Also the hospitaliza...
by Blipo
Tue Jul 08, 2008 8:10 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Marijuana
Replies: 172
Views: 26180

Re: Marijuana

Fine. >_> I'm all for pot being legal and regulated. The infrastructure already exists to distribute and tax it - liquor stores and licensed bars. It could be profitably sold at $10 per gram, plus a 15% - 20% tax. At the very least it should be decriminalized. Attach a fine to possession and let peo...
by Blipo
Sun Jul 06, 2008 2:52 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: evolution: hard to fathom instances
Replies: 219
Views: 44048

Re: evolution: hard to fathom instances

0.0 wrote:Pineapples, bah! What about coconuts? What can possibly eat a coconut?

I feel a Monty Python reference swelling up inside...


Coconut crabs. Scary shit.
by Blipo
Thu Jun 19, 2008 11:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Tattoos?
Replies: 1117
Views: 456477

Re: Tattoos? (Recently merged: "Geek Tattoos" [from N&A])

I'm thinking of getting: Image

Or possibly just 404 in bold.
by Blipo
Wed Jun 18, 2008 3:53 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: ...Because it's the law (Unjust rules and laws)
Replies: 139
Views: 13348

Re: ...Because it's the law (Unjust rules and laws)

Our school has what is simultaneously the best and worst rule for an educational institute. It specifically bans any "offensive, disruptive, violent, or negative actions". In other words, any teacher can refer us to the office for anything, if they want. I'd rather have a twenty page book ...
by Blipo
Thu May 29, 2008 2:55 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Ni Parolas Esperante (Esperanto practice)
Replies: 140
Views: 67438

Re: Ni Parolas Esperante (Esperanto practice)

Mi kredas 'farbapafo' estas bonan nomon per la ludo 'paintball'. Gxi estas kalkeon, sed estas kalkeon el farba e pafi, kie 'pafi' signifikas 'shoot', do 'farbapafo' signifikas 'paintshoot'. Mi kredas 'farbaludo' kapablas signifiki kelkajn ludojn, la tuta usi farbojn. Kiu aliaj ludoj uzas farbo? o.o...
by Blipo
Wed May 28, 2008 6:08 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Ni Parolas Esperante (Esperanto practice)
Replies: 140
Views: 67438

Re: Ni Parolas Esperante (Esperanto practice)

Farbaludo estas bona; tamen mi supozas gxi estas la demandon: kiu sonas pli bona? =D

Kaj jes, me estas komencanto; mia gramatiko ne estas perfektan. ^^

Edit: Fuck, I do that a lot. 'Kaj', not 'kay'. Must remember.
by Blipo
Wed May 28, 2008 6:41 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Ni Parolas Esperante (Esperanto practice)
Replies: 140
Views: 67438

Re: Ni Parolas Esperante (Esperanto practice)

"link" estas ligilo en la tradukita KDE kaj Konkeranto. Dankon vin Edit for new question I thought of using Esperanto as code in paint ball (ironic using Esperanto for that no?) I have thought of kolorigiludo : Game of colouring? or kolorigibatalo? Farbasfaro? El farba, 'paintish', kaj sf...
by Blipo
Fri May 23, 2008 6:31 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: The pursuit of Total Slack
Replies: 34
Views: 4469

Re: The pursuit of Total Slack

I was in an Honours 9/10 Socials class. After the first term I totally slacked off, and failed with 30% and 27% in the following terms. I got credit for Socials 9, as that's what the first term covered, but was told I'd have redo Socials 10. Said 'Blow that', challenged it, passed with 89% in an hou...
by Blipo
Fri May 23, 2008 4:19 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: "Ouch" moments in school
Replies: 514
Views: 55680

Re: "Ouch" moments in school

Some of you have written your finals already. In Earth Science we just wrote chapter tests, and we're moving on to a new chapter: astronomy. And we have eight days of class left. Nice way to butcher my favourite part of the year. D=
by Blipo
Fri May 23, 2008 4:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0427: "Bad Timing"
Replies: 94
Views: 24139

Re: Bad Timing

I amend my previous statement: OP REALLY sucks; no link AND no comment. Shaaaame.
by Blipo
Fri May 23, 2008 4:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0427: "Bad Timing"
Replies: 94
Views: 24139

Re: Bad Timing

<3 red spiders.

Edit: Above poster, I was late. OP sucks for not linking, but he was first. Also, it is irritating as hell to try to reply three times and be asked to confirm because someone else just posted. ARGH JUST LEMME POST. o.o
by Blipo
Tue May 13, 2008 1:49 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Stupid School Policies
Replies: 177
Views: 17261

Re: Stupid School Policies

Plenty of people skip classes and sit in the Commons area. The school doesn't bother to enforce attendance, beyond a teacher questioning where you've been. Teachers are only responsible for students' safety during a given class if they were present during roll call for that class. Well over a hundre...
by Blipo
Fri May 09, 2008 5:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0421: "Making Hash Browns"
Replies: 122
Views: 36918

Re: "Making Hash Browns" Discussion

Yawgmoth wrote:Sadly, I can definitely see about half of my friends trying this. I have awesome (retarded) friends. :D


Sadly, I can definately see myself doing this.
by Blipo
Thu May 08, 2008 10:42 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: I have no faith in my school administration.
Replies: 35
Views: 3836

Re: I have no faith in my school administration.

He found out I had recorded him, eventually, and told me recording a person without consent was a privacy invasion and could land me in jail. =D Welcome to Canada. I'm less certain. For private purposes, recording a communication that one party is aware of is legal in Canada I think... Micro-resear...
by Blipo
Thu May 08, 2008 9:36 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: I have no faith in my school administration.
Replies: 35
Views: 3836

Re: I have no faith in my school administration.

A while back, I found I could email the entire teaching staff at a given school in the district, through the school's website - the district Sysadmins were building some sort of 'homework helper' site; they had it live while they were still working on it. It could be accessed by going through a few ...
by Blipo
Wed May 07, 2008 4:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0420: "Jealousy"
Replies: 151
Views: 35613

Re: "Jealousy" Discussion

<3

For a picture that's 75% black pixels and featuring two stickpeople, that's some amazing artwork.
by Blipo
Sat May 03, 2008 6:06 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: "Ouch" moments in school
Replies: 514
Views: 55680

Re: "Ouch" moments in school

I got a 47/63 on my last Earth Science test. The fact that I had the top score in the class would be bad enough; but then consider that the second highest mark was 37. =/
by Blipo
Fri Apr 11, 2008 5:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0409: "Electric Skateboard (Double Comic)"
Replies: 160
Views: 36791

Re: "Electric Skateboard (Double Comic)" Discussion

... Now I need clean pants. Thanks, Munroe.

<3
by Blipo
Fri Apr 04, 2008 9:41 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Hats in schools (and other places)
Replies: 30
Views: 3109

Re: Hats in schools (and other places)

A few general responses: My tuque doesn't obstruct anyone's vision - it's a tuque. It's flat against my head. In fact, I've never seen hats in school that have obstructed anyone's vision, anyways. Although I do have a Cat in the Hat hat somewhere in the house... I realize there are some places where...
by Blipo
Fri Apr 04, 2008 5:19 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Hats in schools (and other places)
Replies: 30
Views: 3109

Hats in schools (and other places)

Is this Serious Business? Could be. We'll put it here. HATS! In schools! (Skip to end to avoid sob story.) Allow me to introduce myself. I'm a student in a public school in Canada. I have long hair - bangs to nipples, in fact. I have not cut my hair once since I started growing it out, so my bangs a...
by Blipo
Fri Apr 04, 2008 4:53 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Improving the educational system
Replies: 174
Views: 15292

Re: Improving the educational system

By the time I got to the bottom of the first page, I was skipping text. I haven't read everything, so pardon me if this point has been brought up. The extremely long posts were getting to me - tl;dr. tl;dr - Make school optional after elementary school (grade 6-8, whenever), and toss out kids who ar...
by Blipo
Tue Apr 01, 2008 5:08 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: April Fools (WE KNOW ABOUT THE QC THING KTHX)
Replies: 136
Views: 21658

Re: April Fool's thing

Awesomesauce.
by Blipo
Mon Mar 17, 2008 2:59 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Teachers that CAN teach!
Replies: 69
Views: 8554

Re: Teachers that CAN teach!

My best high school teachers would be: Mr S, Grade 8 Social Studies. Normally a student councilor, he was teaching Socials due to a lack of... 'real' teachers. I picked up a 97% average in that class. He was very good at making the boring interesting, and dropping jokes in at just the right moments....
by Blipo
Mon Jan 28, 2008 5:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0376: "Bug"
Replies: 97
Views: 36022

0376: "Bug"

Image

Alt: The universe started in 1970. Anyone claiming to be over 38 is lying about their age.

It's true! They lie!

Edit: Fixed link.

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