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by Kesho
Mon Aug 17, 2009 6:19 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3572552

Re: Rant Thread - The Spates of Wrath

Story: I was doing a bit of night running and as I ran across a gas station parking lot, a man walks out of the convenience store to his car and yells at me something like,"That's such a smart idea to run at night. Dumbass!" I flipped him the bird and kept running, but as I got closer to h...
by Kesho
Mon May 25, 2009 7:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: You've been Pope'd!!
Replies: 7
Views: 1335

Re: You've been Pope'd!!

Mous wrote:No ideas but I'd like to thank thicknavyrain for the interesting image now playing in my head.
Although I'm not entirely convinced the pope actually could run.


Well, that's what the Pope-mobile is for, right?
by Kesho
Sun May 24, 2009 10:41 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3572552

Re: Rant Thread

My stepmother always slams the doors in the house, but now, whenever I leave one open, she screams at me because then "the cat could get trapped in the room," and slams it even harder. My room has only two spots for the cat to hide in and I enjoy its company. She's driving me completely cr...
by Kesho
Wed May 13, 2009 9:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: True villains in fiction?
Replies: 149
Views: 14286

Re: True villains in fiction?

I seem to recall an episode of Batman the Animated Series (or it may have been the Nicholson/Keaton Batman movie) where the Joker became the Joker due to some accident at a chemical plant or some kind of factory caused by Batman, so he wouldn't count as a real villain. http://www.youtube.com/watch?...
by Kesho
Wed Apr 29, 2009 11:08 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Throwing Thread
Replies: 25
Views: 2893

Re: Throwing Thread

At the meet today, I threw 59.1 in disc. I managed to throw a 72 in practice and I was so disappointed today.
Oh well. Tomorrow, I'll start learning to throw jav and that should be fun! :)
by Kesho
Wed Apr 08, 2009 10:11 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Translate This: My Little Whore
Replies: 36
Views: 4398

Re: Translate This: My Little Whore

Russian: Моя маленькая блядь.
Maya malenykaya blyady.
Edit: Thanks for the correction Silas.
by Kesho
Tue Apr 07, 2009 11:24 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9345134

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

Mmmmm Aero chocolate bars are so yummy. They need to start selling them here in the US. Well, maybe not. I'd probably eat too many of them. And what is written on the packaging makes me laugh... "Chocolate's tastier when it melts, and bubbly chocolate melts better. That's why we fill Aero with...
by Kesho
Tue Apr 07, 2009 10:58 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Double Standard Determinism
Replies: 25
Views: 1900

Re: Double Standard Determinism

So that's the reasoning why, when having caught two thieves, you could feed one and execute the other. Execute a thief? What good would that do? Unless he killed to obtain the stolen goods or the loss of said goods endangered lives (i.e. Stealing badly needed medical equipment or stealing something...
by Kesho
Sun Apr 05, 2009 5:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Uh-oh. It's a Youtube party and you're up next. What do you show 'em?
Replies: 2151
Views: 747963

Re: The worst thing on youtube

The first and third videos disgusted/annoyed me way more than the cyst. I thought it looked a bit like vanilla soft-serve ice cream with a strawberry swirl, when they popped it. :D
I did feel bad for the patient though. No disinfectant and no anesthetic. Ouch. :(
by Kesho
Fri Apr 03, 2009 1:24 am UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Throwing Thread
Replies: 25
Views: 2893

Re: Throwing Thread

Track throwers unite! Throwing is great, I throw jav mainly, but can throw shotput decently. Discuss Discus stuff here. I just started track this year (I'm a sophomore, throwing disc)and today was our first meet. I only threw around 50 feet, from a standing throw. We haven't had a chance to practic...
by Kesho
Fri Feb 27, 2009 11:37 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Best. Death. Ever.
Replies: 50
Views: 5848

Re: Best. Death. Ever.

I nominate yon human for a Darwin Award . Only if we rely on assumption that they were having protected sex. If either of them gets pregnant, then Sergey passed on his genes before dying a completely awesome death, which means he more or less accomplished what he was supposed to survive to do anywa...
by Kesho
Fri Feb 06, 2009 2:12 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Books that made you cry
Replies: 296
Views: 47638

Re: Books that made you cry

The end of Rise of Endymion, when: Aenea came back from a time paradox and her and Raul flew off ON EARTH!!! to be with one another for 2 years, knowing it would be their last and only. Actually, Sol's story in Hyperion... Er, and the loneliness and helplessness of Severn's passing. I haven't read ...
by Kesho
Tue Feb 03, 2009 9:52 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Your favorite stand-up comedian? (Poll)
Replies: 101
Views: 11379

Re: Your favorite stand-up comedian? (Poll)

My official choices for the poll are George Carlin, Dara O'Briain, and Dylan Moran. From the list, I also like Emo Phillips, Bill Bailey, Russel Peters, Russel Brand, and Richard Pryor.
by Kesho
Tue Feb 03, 2009 9:16 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Cloning (temporarily) resurrects extinct ibex
Replies: 13
Views: 2126

Re: Cloning (temporarily) resurrects extinct ibex

Actually, people have been eating mammoth well into the 19thC - they would dig them out of the ice in Siberia and serve them to the rich in St Petersburg. Yep. I remember reading about that in a book when I was younger. One of the diners said that it tasted like dry and gamy turkey. I just found an...
by Kesho
Tue Feb 03, 2009 4:52 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Words you think English should have or bring back.
Replies: 643
Views: 174795

Re: Missing Words, Words You Think We Should Have

I think there needs to be a word to describe the way that predatory animals attack their food as they're eating it. The word also has to be applicable to humans, in the sense that they are eating like animals. I really need a new way to describe the way that some of my friends eat. :) Also, is ther...
by Kesho
Tue Feb 03, 2009 3:15 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Traditional Music (Indian, Chinese, Iranian, etc)
Replies: 22
Views: 3899

Re: Traditional Music (Indian, Chinese, Iranian, etc)

Here is some weird and wonderful music from a Macedonian folk dance: Sitna Lisa With a bit of searching, you can find some smoother, saner versions of this song, but I love how wild it is. Anouar Brahem is an oud player and composer who is from Tunisia. One of my favorite songs by him is La Nuit des...
by Kesho
Sat Jan 31, 2009 4:01 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Technology GO!
Replies: 33
Views: 2892

Re: Technology GO!

I think I would try to find maps of all of the major gold, silver, and iron mines discovered after that period and go back in time to make my fortune mining precious metals. Once I get enough money from trading and selling the metals, I'd probably recruit as many people as I could to start my own co...
by Kesho
Mon Jan 19, 2009 2:46 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Words you think English should have or bring back.
Replies: 643
Views: 174795

Re: Missing Words, Words You Think We Should Have

I think there needs to be a word to describe the way that predatory animals attack their food as they're eating it. The word also has to be applicable to humans, in the sense that they are eating like animals. I really need a new way to describe the way that some of my friends eat. :) Also, is there...
by Kesho
Wed Jan 14, 2009 1:25 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3408
Views: 794101

Re: What were your dreams last night?

A few nights ago, I had a dream where I was walking around this weird shopping plaza in a town that felt like it was simultaneously in Canada, Venice, Venice Beach, and Leominster (the one in Massachusetts, not England), with a few of my friends, or people who combined traits of multiple people I kn...
by Kesho
Thu Jan 08, 2009 3:19 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Is love just a chemical cocktail?
Replies: 19
Views: 2424

Re: Is love just a chemical cocktail?

If love's connection with oxytocin is ever fully explored and a drug produced, I am going to stock up on the drug, buy a blowgun, run around in a diaper on Valentines' Day, and pretend to be Cupid. :mrgreen: That said, I wonder what this would do to the relationship between the general populace and ...
by Kesho
Thu Jan 08, 2009 3:05 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Cops execute Oscar Grant on subway platform
Replies: 129
Views: 11110

Re: Cops execute Oscar Grant on subway platform

Alright, before I get too mad at this to post rationally, I have to ask, what did the other officers do in response to the killing? All of the videos I've seen so far don't seem to show the aftermath, in regards to the officers' actions. Something to point out though: up until five days after the sh...
by Kesho
Thu Jan 08, 2009 2:19 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Auditory Hallucinations
Replies: 43
Views: 4728

Re: Auditory Hallucinations

My dad practices on his double bass all the time, so when he isn't at home and the house is quiet, I hear and feel like he's still playing down in the basement. A few years ago, I also suffered from acute insomnia so during the day I would frequently have visual and auditory hallucinations. The most...
by Kesho
Fri Jan 02, 2009 12:55 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Books you had to read for school that you could not stand
Replies: 778
Views: 212080

Re: Books you had to read for school that you could not stand

Jorpho wrote:
ratrapid wrote:Also, people with a source of food would not revert to canniblism.
I don't think the book suggests cannibalism.


Jorpho is right. It doesn't suggest cannibalism. It suggests torture, murder, and hunting other human beings for sport.
by Kesho
Sun Dec 28, 2008 10:47 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: personal agendas disguised as fiction
Replies: 100
Views: 14124

Re: personal agendas disguised as fiction

Huh. I take almost the opposite view of this thread's premise; if a book doesn't at least try tell me something about the world I live in, I just don't feel like I'm gaining anything by reading it. I'm pretty much diametrically opposed to the message Ayn Rand was trying to convey, but it was well p...
by Kesho
Tue Dec 23, 2008 3:49 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: U.N declaration of Gay Rights
Replies: 16
Views: 2396

Re: U.N declaration of Gay Rights

a normalisation of paedophilia Flag of Yemen Arab Republic Yemen Arab Republic This coming from a country (Yemen) where the age of consent is nine (source: Wikipedia) :roll: It also seems really suspicious that Iran and United Arab Emirates would bother to spout that nonsense, while they both have ...
by Kesho
Sat Dec 20, 2008 11:28 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Songs With Gunshots
Replies: 42
Views: 43656

Re: Songs With Gunshots

Might I suggest "Gunshots by Computer" by Saul Williams? It may be regarded as rap, but it has more in common with spoken word, and it's pretty good either way. The gunshots don't come in until the last twenty-five seconds of the song, but it sounds insane.
by Kesho
Wed Dec 10, 2008 3:23 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: "Every coin has two sides"
Replies: 19
Views: 25275

Re: "Every coin has two sides"

The students mostly use the idiom to introduce the disadvantages of something after already going through the advantages. Most of the ones you all offered wouldn't really work in the contexts. I can't think of any other expression that works, but that coin one is very overused. Outchanter has alrea...
by Kesho
Mon Dec 08, 2008 4:12 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: personal agendas disguised as fiction
Replies: 100
Views: 14124

Re: personal agendas disguised as fiction

Heinlein's For Us the Living was a painful example of this. The main character would sit there quietly for a page and a half while being lectured by a futuristic expert on a given subject, say one small line of dialogue such as "Go on." and then sit there for another page of lecture from ...
by Kesho
Sat Dec 06, 2008 2:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0513: "Friends"
Replies: 914
Views: 226142

Re: "Friends" Discussion

cecikierk wrote:You know, I think the jerk looks kinda like Randall himself. (the hair)
http://www.wired.com/images/article/ful ... _500px.jpg


Agreed. When I saw "the jerk," I first thought of Rick Astley, but my second thought was of Randall. :mrgreen:
by Kesho
Wed Dec 03, 2008 3:49 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3408
Views: 794101

Re: What were your dreams last night?

(Note: I am attempting to convey the sense of time and space of a series of images which occur in real life within seconds, while seeming as hours in the dream itself. Excuse me if any of this is trippy or confusing. Also, during this entire dream, I am talking in an Irish accent, while in real...
by Kesho
Sun Nov 09, 2008 12:00 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Strange/Antiquated/Crazed/Delusion-filled Websites
Replies: 86
Views: 11374

Re: Strange/Antiquated/Crazed/Delusion-filled Websites

crowey wrote:Not crazycrazy on like some of these other sites, but I like a nice bit of ladies fasion :mrgreen:


Well, it could certainly be called antiquated. If those photos were in black-and-white or sepia, I'd have to do a double-take to realize that those girls were from this century. :P
by Kesho
Mon Nov 03, 2008 2:50 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Geek/Internet Rite of Passage
Replies: 138
Views: 12402

Re: Geek/Internet Rite of Passage

One of the first of these Rites of Passage I went through was watching a video of a man sawing off his own dick. After that traumatic experience at the tender age of 13, no mere internet meme can phase me. The first time I saw 2Girls1Cup, I laughed until tears filled my eyes. I've seen Goatse, Meats...
by Kesho
Wed Oct 29, 2008 8:03 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Elitism
Replies: 56
Views: 4837

Re: Elitism

By better I mean better for the job. Isn't someone who is smarter better at making decisions that will positively affect a group than a less intelligent person? Why do people seem to want to refuse the fact that there might be people out there better at something than them? It all seems so obvious ...
by Kesho
Wed Oct 29, 2008 7:32 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: How much knowlege of religion is necessary?
Replies: 35
Views: 3012

Re: How much knowlege of religion is necessary?

I believe that the necessary knowledge of religion is understanding the basic concepts of the major religions, whatever religious/cultural knowledge which is expected of you, and being able to form intelligent counter-arguments to those who would proselytize to you. The ideal knowledge of religion i...
by Kesho
Wed Oct 29, 2008 3:35 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Obscure/Bizarre Instruments Make Awesome Music
Replies: 16
Views: 2958

Re: Obscure/Bizarre Instruments Make Awesome Music

Here's the profile for a musician who experiments with different kinds of bizarre/obscure instruments. I first found out about the Hung drum through his profile. Space bunnies is definitely my favorite song. :) Also, he has links to a few other odd bands in his top friends.

A Single Thread
by Kesho
Wed Oct 29, 2008 1:35 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Worst Cover ever?
Replies: 78
Views: 6741

Re: Worst Cover ever?

How about a horrible cover of an already horrible band? Watch /wownerd The singer for that band played on my battlegroup back in World of Warcraft. He used to come on to Kirin Tor to brag about how much better of a player he was than all of the roleplayers. Of course once he bragged about his band,...
by Kesho
Wed Oct 29, 2008 12:03 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: R rolling
Replies: 100
Views: 12178

Re: R rolling

I'm not quite sure I can do a real rolled R, while speaking in my native accent*. When I attempt a Scottish accent I can do a passable trilled R, but my tongue moves from the bottom of my mouth to the top and briefly flicks it. Also, when I've been practicing Russian, I can do the same thing. The pr...
by Kesho
Wed Sep 24, 2008 11:22 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Cthulhu! (Well, Lovecraft in general)
Replies: 69
Views: 17678

Re: Cthulhu! (Well, Lovecraft in general)

IÄ! IÄ! --- Well, except that Lovecraft was as white supremacist as they come. >_< You can read past this and enjoy the horror, but ever so often you'll notice him calling indigenous people "degenerate" and roll your eyes. Definitely. Lovecraft had one entire story ( The Temple ) about a ...
by Kesho
Thu Sep 04, 2008 3:23 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Muscle-powered zeppelin/blimp - would it work?
Replies: 29
Views: 3924

Re: Muscle-powered zeppelin/blimp - would it work?

Silly question: Would it be possible to operate a muscle-powered zeppelin/blimp by upper body strength instead of or in addition to pedals (i.e. oars designed to replicate wings.) The idea of sky vikings has an enormous appeal to me, but it sounds like it might not work. :roll:
by Kesho
Tue Sep 02, 2008 6:08 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Questions For The World
Replies: 2216
Views: 457405

Re: Questions For The World

Swimming pools~! I live in Massachusetts, in a town that was established before America declared independence - it's full of white people. There are like, twelve to twenty Asian families, and exactly TWO black families. Whiter than cream cheese on a carefully-toasted white bagel. There are only two...

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