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by jynjin
Thu Mar 27, 2008 1:35 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2776982

Re: Confessional Thread - A black hole of emo

Confession: I haven't been here in a bit. Sorry. I have lurked. Ish. Secondary confession: I want the unattainable. The impossible. It's more than a shame to see desire mirrored in a thin wall of time and distance separating todash from reality. I wouldn't wish it on anyone. It's beautiful. It's tra...
by jynjin
Wed Jan 16, 2008 2:47 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stuff)?
Replies: 1821
Views: 471361

Re: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stuff)?

Currently reading "Religion and Science" by Bertrand Russell and "The Waste Lands" in King's Dark Tower series (I adore Roland). And, I'm also reading aloud "Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH" to my little girls.
by jynjin
Wed Jan 16, 2008 2:36 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2776982

Re: Confessional Thread - Confession Conflict Identified

Confession: There are several highly significant things going on in my personal life right now, yet I balk at even letting dear friends know. They would probably care, and some have asked what's going on, but I still hesitate.
by jynjin
Sat Dec 29, 2007 1:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Exhibitionist, much?
Replies: 72
Views: 6509

Re: Exhibitionist, much?

There is a court order for me to remain fully clothed at all times, for the safety of the general populace. It's considered assault if I don't. Ahhh! Too sexy!! (That reminded me of that Antonio Banderas skit...) I was an unabashed exhibitionist as a child, much to my mother's dismay. Swings, jungl...
by jynjin
Fri Dec 28, 2007 3:01 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2776982

Re: Confessional Thread - Nobody expects the mouldy inquisition!

I feel much better having watched this. :D

I won't maim him. I'll just give him a gift of an overstuffed box of feral cats. Poetic justice, right?
by jynjin
Fri Dec 28, 2007 2:53 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2776982

Re: Confessional Thread - Nobody expects the mouldy inquisition!

@Meaux: Yes, he is generally never at my house. They live out of state and came home for the holidays. I am glad only for that they do live that far. She's fantastic. Her oldest son is not.
by jynjin
Fri Dec 28, 2007 2:49 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2776982

Re: Confessional Thread - Nobody expects the mouldy inquisition!

My youngest daughter is obsessed with giving our cat hugs, despite his reactions. He's a resilient cat to take that affectionate "abuse", and I do not mind at all that he swats at her for it. My friend's son choking him is another story. The cat could not defend himself with his claws. (Ye...
by jynjin
Fri Dec 28, 2007 2:23 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2776982

Re: Confessional Thread - Nobody expects the mouldy inquisition!

Children destroy shit. It's what they do. On my emphasis additions - Does your best friend leave art in progress lying around? And by lying around I mean pretty much anywhere that isn't behind a locked door with the only key being on their person? The kid's four. While they understand things better...
by jynjin
Fri Dec 28, 2007 1:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2776982

Re: Confessional Thread - Nobody expects the mouldy inquisition!

Confession: My best friend's four-year-old son destroyed one of my art pieces I had been working on. I discovered his "work" after they left. Metal gears ripped off canvas, paint and papers torn with it, permanent marker scribbles everywhere, crucial elements missing... I would like to mai...
by jynjin
Thu Dec 27, 2007 2:15 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: High and low point of your day
Replies: 3315
Views: 246144

Re: High and low point of your day

High: One of my friends is back in town and coming over for the day. Low: Her boys are very destructive in their rambunctiousness, so I'm expecting something ruined. (Please not my paintings I cannot stow away!!!) High: My car is fixed! Low: We have no money! Zilch! And, we have to drive four hours ...
by jynjin
Thu Dec 27, 2007 2:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3432024

Re: Girl Thread: Attack Wombs to the Ready!

Re: purses I must be more girly than I thought. I feel at a loss when I go out with just a wallet and cell. I almost always regret not having a notepad, or my current read, or chapstick, or *gasp* a mirror to check my teeth. And, I have thighs look lumpy in cargo pants with pockets loaded OR unloade...
by jynjin
Wed Dec 26, 2007 2:05 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What sort of things did you get for Christmas
Replies: 159
Views: 16095

Re: What sort of things did you get for Christmas

What I'm happy to have received: a huge gift card to an art supply store and two giant canvases What amused me to receive: a book on the Thomas Paine (my mil said she knew he was "someone who lived a while ago, so he's a classic, right?" If she actually knew the excellent points he made in...
by jynjin
Sat Dec 22, 2007 5:01 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Strange or even mildly amusing things about your body
Replies: 1607
Views: 188859

Re: Strange or even mildly amusing things about your body

ariennette wrote: ...My uvula is split

Oh, me too! Do you encounter the same off-guard reactions from doctors when they see it? "Say, ahhh.... whoa! Bifed uvula! Neat!"
by jynjin
Fri Dec 21, 2007 7:20 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: A problem with creativity
Replies: 49
Views: 7051

Re: A problem with creativity

Also, get used to having people around you who are better than you are. (even allowing for the fact that most humans see flaws in their own work better than in other people's work.) In fact SEEK OUT situations where the people around you are better than you are. That's the fastest and best way to g...
by jynjin
Fri Dec 21, 2007 6:56 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90172
Views: 9088778

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

FT: I discovered something controversial about someone in authority I know. I feel oddly satisfied to have this bit of knowledge. Does that make me smug?

RT: My hair is certainly taking forever to airdry.
by jynjin
Fri Dec 21, 2007 4:39 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Where is this "Right wing religion imposing bullshit"?
Replies: 257
Views: 25058

Re: Where is this "Right wing religion imposing bullshit"?

Has anyone here seen the documentary, Jesus Camp? It's obviously an incredibly biased projection of what's going on--so it should all be taken with a grain of salt--but it bares mentioning as great (albeit extreme) example of the fortress mentality. I was RAISED in a Jesus Camp setting. The whole t...
by jynjin
Fri Dec 21, 2007 4:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Strange or even mildly amusing things about your body
Replies: 1607
Views: 188859

Re: Strange or even mildly amusing things about your body

I have moles that form the constellation Orion very distinctively on my right thigh.
I have dark eyebrows but am a natural redhead.
I'm double jointed in my hips but not my knees, so when I run, which isn't often, I sashay. It's quite ridiculous.
by jynjin
Fri Dec 21, 2007 2:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Buying a Minivan - Nerdhelp Required
Replies: 70
Views: 5975

Re: Buying a Minivan - Nerdhelp Required

And there IS that stigma on trucks unless you're one of the 1% of private truck owners that actually uses your truck regularly for, you know, truck stuff (hauling, pulling). I love how I suddenly channeled Motortoad there. If you can't swing used, go with the Mazda in peace. (Be sure to get a prett...
by jynjin
Thu Dec 20, 2007 11:27 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Buying a Minivan - Nerdhelp Required
Replies: 70
Views: 5975

Re: Buying a Minivan - Nerdhelp Required

Coming from someone who begrudgingly owns a minivan, I understand the pain/defeat of the transition. We ended up with a Town & Country simply because it was cost efficient. We've had it for over two years, and it's been decent. (I would have loved the Odyssey as well, but again, cost was an issu...
by jynjin
Thu Dec 20, 2007 11:10 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: I never...
Replies: 814
Views: 78264

Re: I never...

I have accidentally. One way to inadvertently be controversial: Plant mini flags on grandparents-in-law lawn around the firepit and yard, light said firepit, watch veterans gape in horror. Whoops.

I have never been ice fishing.
by jynjin
Thu Dec 20, 2007 11:07 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Let's Talk About Theobromine - that means Chocolate.
Replies: 186
Views: 60810

Re: Let's Talk About Theobromine

I tried to make hot chocolate last night with Hershey's syrup and plain ol' chili powder. The chili floated suspiciously on the surface and the entire concoction was an abomination. Lesson learned. That is the grossest thing I've heard tonight. (I've tried it with cinnamon... same ick.) BTW, the Re...
by jynjin
Wed Dec 19, 2007 10:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90172
Views: 9088778

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

Surprise DVD presents! Free super fantastic pizza! Whee!
by jynjin
Tue Dec 18, 2007 9:01 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Custom titles
Replies: 2761
Views: 256096

Re: Custom titles

Aww. Thanks, guys. You rock.
by jynjin
Tue Dec 18, 2007 7:20 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Custom titles
Replies: 2761
Views: 256096

Re: Custom titles

If you want a title, maybe you should try asking for one? Repeatedly posting comments like the above won't get you anywhere and is quite likely to make the mods dislike you* *note that I no nothing about how this works I see. ( I offer apologies if one comment garnered offense for not walking the l...
by jynjin
Tue Dec 18, 2007 6:50 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Custom titles
Replies: 2761
Views: 256096

Re: Custom titles

Hench wrote:Another one who doesn't know how this works...

I heard it's magic. Or wit. Or uber sluttiness. Or human sacrifices to the raptor gods. In any case, I'm screwed. Fresh out of spare humans. But it sure was fun playing! *me being a right good sport*
by jynjin
Tue Dec 18, 2007 6:41 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90172
Views: 9088778

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

FT: You know there haven't been that many sunny days when the digital highway signs warn: "SUN GLARE POSSIBLE". Uh, thanks.
by jynjin
Tue Dec 18, 2007 6:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: High and low point of your day
Replies: 3315
Views: 246144

Re: High and low point of your day

That IS one cute curtain!

High: Finished wrapping everyone's presents today!
Low: Realizing I forgot someone and having to go out into the crowds AGAIN to get her present.
by jynjin
Tue Dec 18, 2007 6:16 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Corrupt-a-wish
Replies: 26069
Views: 2435620

Re: Corrupt-a-wish

Granted: <(^^<) (>^^)> ...but it's not animated or with music.

I wish my homosexual rapist butler would stop bothering my husband and wash the laundry already.
by jynjin
Tue Dec 18, 2007 5:20 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Corrupt-a-wish
Replies: 26069
Views: 2435620

Re: Corrupt-a-wish

Granted: You are home, but it's forty years in the past.

I wish I had a butler.
by jynjin
Tue Dec 18, 2007 5:13 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Custom titles
Replies: 2761
Views: 256096

Re: Custom titles

So... not to change the topic, but how about those titles? I hear they're pretty swell. Nifty even.
by jynjin
Tue Dec 18, 2007 2:18 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Bad Movies You Love
Replies: 289
Views: 59196

Re: Guilty pleasures

"Ninja Warrior" on G4. If someone has cable, I will check to see if it's on. It's just too much fun.

And, if I am home on a Friday evening, I like NUMB3RS simply because of David Krumholtz.
by jynjin
Tue Dec 18, 2007 2:12 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Books that you're disappointed in after having finished.
Replies: 212
Views: 30791

Re: Books that you're disappointed in after having finished.

Confederacy of Dunces. I admit, I never finished it. I also admit that I never had the desire to punch someone in the face as the people who told me this book was 'amazing,' 'fantastic,' or anything but 'awful.' Where exactly do you live? I'm willing to take a punch in the face for having this book...
by jynjin
Tue Dec 18, 2007 1:55 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Speech Impediments
Replies: 58
Views: 5858

Re: Speech Impediments

I have problems speaking, and often it can be quite disconcerting. My brain and tongue do not align, especially when I am trying to debate an issue and feel strongly about it. The words flood my brain but get quite jumbled in the delivery. I'm not sure I could explain why or how it really comes acro...
by jynjin
Mon Dec 17, 2007 4:54 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Glow in the dark cats. I swear to God.
Replies: 27
Views: 3486

Re: Glow in the dark cats. I swear to God.

While a part of me is fascinated with glow-in-the-dark kitties, I fear it will only become a marketing ploy for novelty pets. Additionally, I tend to extend these kinds of developments to human application, which only makes me shudder at the thought of indiglo children. Creepy. "Mommy, I can't ...
by jynjin
Mon Dec 17, 2007 4:46 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Fora member birthdays
Replies: 753
Views: 105713

Re: Fora member birthdays

February 28th, 1978.

No, I didn't transpose the last digits - I am indeed that old. And no, I don't want to talk about my next birthday... unless you're buying me presents! I will gladly accept vintage jewelry, wine and books.
by jynjin
Mon Dec 17, 2007 4:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2776982

Re: Confessional Thread - Nobody expects the modly inquisition

Confession: I say too many things I later wish I could rewind. Or, I say things too frankly and don't dilute my thoughts when asked. (Where the hell did my diplomatic filter go?) Confession, number two: I haven't painted in weeks. I have wanted to, but there's just so much else taking time away. I m...
by jynjin
Fri Dec 14, 2007 5:10 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: What is your favourite animal to eat?
Replies: 95
Views: 11471

Re: What is your favourite animal to eat?

Antelope was the best meat I've had thus far. Tender like a veal steak but lovely savory like lamb. Mmm... lamb is excellent too. I've had crocodile and kangaroo during a trip to Australia, both of which were quite nice. Basically, I like meat from most any animal. Except squirrels, carp, or rats. (...
by jynjin
Fri Dec 14, 2007 4:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90172
Views: 9088778

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

@Aleril: You are.

FT: My lasagna is freakin awesome the second day. Win!
by jynjin
Fri Dec 14, 2007 4:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: SecondTalon's Shirt of Many Deaths
Replies: 136
Views: 8929

Re: SecondTalon's Shirt of Many Deaths

So... when can we buy these beauties? (Can't you see the drooling throng just dying to get this death shirt?!?)
by jynjin
Fri Dec 14, 2007 4:31 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What **should** you be doing right now?
Replies: 1272
Views: 106570

Re: What **should** you be doing right now?

Proofreading a friend's novel. (Thankfully, he's given me a decent time line to return it before he needs to submit it to the publisher. Then, I am only on chapter 6...)

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