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by Lord Aurora
Thu Feb 18, 2010 6:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 3032035

Re: Postify your facerity

That's awesome. I wish I had irish ancestors. There's more people who claim Irish ancestry, right or wrong, than the current population of Irish citizens. That's not even remotely surprising, though. Of course more people are going to claim X ancestry. If ONE Irish girl slept with ONE Irish man, ev...
by Lord Aurora
Thu Feb 18, 2010 3:46 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 3032035

Re: Postify your facerity

Hello face thread. I'm purple:
Spoiler:
Image
by Lord Aurora
Fri Feb 12, 2010 9:33 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Olympic Luger Dies
Replies: 40
Views: 4344

Olympic Luger Dies

http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/olympic_games/vancouver_2010/luge/8513595.stm The death of a luge competitor who left the track at high speed has cast a shadow over the Winter Olympics in Canada ahead of the opening ceremony. Georgian Nodar Kumaritashvili's sled flipped and he smashed into a ste...
by Lord Aurora
Thu Feb 11, 2010 7:28 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Pronunciation of xkcd
Replies: 22
Views: 2945

Re: Pronunciation of xkcd

x as in roux
k as in know
c as in descend
d as in handsome

the entire word is silent
by Lord Aurora
Tue Feb 09, 2010 4:51 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: The Bobs
Replies: 37
Views: 5013

Re: The Bobs

Wow, yeah, no.
by Lord Aurora
Mon Feb 08, 2010 8:46 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: "Magic Bullets" by Nick Savoy and Other Pick Up Literature
Replies: 55
Views: 16664

Re: "Magic Bullets" by Nick Savoy and Other Pick Up Literature

Most of the good studies are in scientific journals that require a subscription. Now tommorow I'll have access to the college database and I can probably find you guys some really solid references, but you won't be able to view them unless you have a subscription to said scientific journals. Nah, I...
by Lord Aurora
Mon Feb 08, 2010 8:13 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: "Magic Bullets" by Nick Savoy and Other Pick Up Literature
Replies: 55
Views: 16664

Re: "Magic Bullets" by Nick Savoy and Other Pick Up Literature

The issue of whether or not humans are meat robots is a separate issue from whether or not manipulating women is okay. Sure, people will argue that we're merely input/output machines, several of my Psych professors included, but manipulating human input/output machines is a dick move pretty much reg...
by Lord Aurora
Mon Feb 08, 2010 3:42 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Dating Market Victimizes Women at Majority-Female Colleges
Replies: 85
Views: 10146

Re: Dating Market Victimizes Women at Majority-Female Colleges

N&A: Where poorly-written, poorly-researched articles that detail poorly-thought-out ideas and stereotypes are debated to fucking death.

Terrible article is terrible, silly arguments are silly.
by Lord Aurora
Thu Feb 04, 2010 12:58 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: "What should you major in?" discussion
Replies: 19
Views: 2747

Re: "What should you major in?" discussion

Here's the shotgunning joke, explained but not necessarily condoned (i.e., don't get pissy at me, just because I understand it doesn't mean I support it): 1. Fraternities are often accused of catering to rich white guys. 2. Rich white guys are often the result of rich white parents. 3. Rich white p...
by Lord Aurora
Wed Feb 03, 2010 9:06 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: "What should you major in?" discussion
Replies: 19
Views: 2747

Re: "What should you major in?" discussion

Here's the shotgunning joke, explained but not necessarily condoned (i.e., don't get pissy at me, just because I understand it doesn't mean I support it): 1. Fraternities are often accused of catering to rich white guys. 2. Rich white guys are often the result of rich white parents. 3. Rich white pa...
by Lord Aurora
Wed Feb 03, 2010 8:22 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Dear Randall
Replies: 53
Views: 4685

Re: Dear Randall

No, suffer-cait has been around a long while. That's just her sense of humour. HiddenCounter, maybe you should lurk a while and get to know people better here. I didn't mean to quote, I meant the O.P I just press quote to get to the reply faster. I should of deleted the quote part. TMT has been aro...
by Lord Aurora
Wed Jan 27, 2010 8:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I want to dye my hair blue but Im afraid of hair racism! o-o
Replies: 32
Views: 7888

Re: I want to dye my hair blue but Im afraid of hair racism! o-o

That depends.

Do you like Ayn Rand?
by Lord Aurora
Wed Jan 27, 2010 8:26 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I want to dye my hair blue but Im afraid of hair racism! o-o
Replies: 32
Views: 7888

Re: I want to dye my hair blue but Im afraid of hair racism! o-o

General_Norris wrote:repel the morals of the cattle

Image

look how trendy you're being
by Lord Aurora
Sat Jan 23, 2010 5:21 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2377556

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

bakadeshi wrote:I attended UNC for undergrad

They're not doing so hot in basketball right now. Duke, however, is.
by Lord Aurora
Thu Jan 21, 2010 7:52 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Possition of "Megan" in the writers life
Replies: 3
Views: 2155

Re: Possition of "Megan" in the writers life

http://forums.xkcd.com/viewtopic.php?p=706992#p706992 Done before, and Belial hits the proverbial nose on the head. Anyway, Randall is never around anymore (perhaps twice since my joindate), so you'd have to cozy up to someone who knew him and convince them to ask him a question they both have heard...
by Lord Aurora
Thu Jan 21, 2010 7:50 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2377556

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

CueBall wrote:
JoeKhol wrote:Do try to live up to expectations :-)


Oh, if you want smart, you've found the right place. Not me, I might stress, but some of the people here... Amazing.
:oops: d'awww thanks
by Lord Aurora
Tue Jan 19, 2010 6:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2377556

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

Jossarian wrote:I'm a philosophy student from Yorkshire, England. But I try not to think about that too much. Cool points if you can work out my user name. :)
...Soft J, Catch-22's main character?
by Lord Aurora
Tue Jan 19, 2010 6:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 3032035

Re: Postify your facerity

Lithium33 wrote:Here's a crappy webcam picture of my face. I'd like to think that I'm good enough to post here, but eh, I'll risk it.

Spoiler:
Image
Sir, you seem not to be wearing any clothing.
by Lord Aurora
Sun Jan 17, 2010 4:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Unexplained Sounds
Replies: 31
Views: 5793

Re: Unexplained Sounds

I would describe the cell phone interference noise as being similar to someone rapidly unplugging and replugging a guitar into an amplifier, as if they were trying to simulate Morse code with the pattern, but had had way too many cups of coffee. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-AYAv0IoWI has the gui...
by Lord Aurora
Fri Jan 15, 2010 7:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Just so we're clear...
Replies: 191
Views: 20799

Re: Just so we're clear...

xkcdsucks is awfully derivative
by Lord Aurora
Thu Jan 14, 2010 2:47 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: People suicidal after watching Avatar
Replies: 215
Views: 29761

Re: People suicidal after watching Avatar

psyck0 wrote:I thought you were differentiating between people who were depressed before seeing the movie and people who came out of the movie depressed, and calling the latter stupid. Which is still not really a legitimate reason to make fun of them.
Fair. A misunderstanding, then.
by Lord Aurora
Thu Jan 14, 2010 2:39 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: People suicidal after watching Avatar
Replies: 215
Views: 29761

Re: People suicidal after watching Avatar

So, where I said "There's a difference between Group A and Group B, with the difference being that Group B is stupid" was where I called Group A stupid.

Got it.

How's that reading comprehension practice working out for you?
by Lord Aurora
Thu Jan 14, 2010 2:13 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: People suicidal after watching Avatar
Replies: 215
Views: 29761

Re: People suicidal after watching Avatar

No. Listen. There's passively sub-par intelligence, and that's probably genetic. And then there's actively, wantonly, resistant-to-improvement stupid. LA: you're always such a douche. Oh man I can't stop laughing EDIT: Re: BrightShadows When did I imply that these people are just stupid? I'm differe...
by Lord Aurora
Thu Jan 14, 2010 1:34 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Transgender inmate removed from lockdown
Replies: 184
Views: 13045

Re: Transgender inmate removed from lockdown

Ten pounds of meth is a LOT of meth.
by Lord Aurora
Thu Jan 14, 2010 1:30 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: People suicidal after watching Avatar
Replies: 215
Views: 29761

Re: People suicidal after watching Avatar

There's a difference between people who have mental disorders that lead them to be depressed about not living in fantasy worlds and people who are just plain fucking stupid. Being a dumbfuck is not a mental disorder. The problem is, you can't distinguish over the internet whether or not someone is a...
by Lord Aurora
Tue Dec 29, 2009 7:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions
Replies: 4059
Views: 371105

Re: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions

Person A calls out speakers of language B for not being grammatically correct.

Person A's statement is written in language B, and is not grammatically correct.

I'm gonna with with irony.
by Lord Aurora
Tue Dec 29, 2009 6:36 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions
Replies: 4059
Views: 371105

Re: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions

Maybe this is a off-topic reply or had already been mentioned in the previous 80+ pages responds, but if this is a thread for complaining, then I must say... To all my American friends that are properly educated: I am an immigrant from China and doesn't speak a work of English when I came here 7 ye...
by Lord Aurora
Tue Dec 29, 2009 3:21 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: I need pen recommendations!
Replies: 46
Views: 4861

Re: I need pen recommendations!

My pencil: A large, Ph.D .5 Millimeter mechanical pencil. As far as I know, these types are out of production these days, so I guard the one I have like a gold brick. If you can find one of these, buy it, no matter how much it costs. http://www.officedepot.com/a/products/597388/Paper-Mate-PhD-Mecha...
by Lord Aurora
Sun Dec 27, 2009 6:29 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Traveling on the Cheap
Replies: 20
Views: 1911

Re: Traveling on the Cheap

Apocryphal evidence (i.e. my father) indicates that all WalMarts are equipped with parking lots capable of and allowing overnight RV parking.
by Lord Aurora
Wed Dec 23, 2009 2:40 am UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Migrating Forums
Replies: 83
Views: 22917

Re: Migrating Forums

...TGB's post indicates to me that the recent wordfilter changes have been reversed. idk what the deal with that is. Also, Prosilver, forums, and the echochamber logo is up. davean, you seem to be indicating that this is intentional. If it is, it's a catastrophically bad idea. If it isn't, well, hey...
by Lord Aurora
Tue Dec 22, 2009 10:49 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Las Vegas teacher denies Holocaust, gets suspended
Replies: 64
Views: 6852

Re: Las Vegas teacher denies Holocaust, gets suspended

Felstaff wrote:a position of authority, trust, and respect

Thread Title wrote:Las Vegas teacher

I don't think those words mean what you think they mean.
by Lord Aurora
Mon Dec 21, 2009 2:29 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 3032035

Re: Postify your facerity

I have yet to see someone who doesn't look fantastic in a well-tailored suit or tux. It's like magic.
by Lord Aurora
Sun Dec 20, 2009 7:52 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Stuff we want but can't have.
Replies: 110
Views: 14115

Re: Stuff we want but can't have.

A Ferrari F430 Spider. First image is sized so you can view it easily, second image gives you the full glory but is large. Check out that engine under the glass case in the back. Pretty. http://images.autobytel.com/2006/Ferrari/F430_Spider/400/06_Ferrari_430Spider_11.jpg http://www.seriouswheels.com...
by Lord Aurora
Thu Dec 10, 2009 11:12 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Doubling game
Replies: 20
Views: 4414

Re: Doubling game

With a finite bank and communication allowed and contract upholding required, wouldn't the best strategy be to say "keep passing until n = B (where B is the bank's limit) and we'll split the money between us as equally as possible"?
by Lord Aurora
Sun Dec 06, 2009 8:58 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 3032035

Re: Postify your facerity

I have not postified my face for narcissistic purposes in a while. Let me rectify that http://photos-f.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc3/hs106.snc3/15343_508835419816_223500032_353212_7757114_n.jpg me(left) and the most awesome woman I've ever met. I love her You're not on the left. You're o...
by Lord Aurora
Mon Nov 30, 2009 4:52 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Debt-dodging Dubai doles out doubt
Replies: 33
Views: 3303

Re: Debt-dodging Dubai doles out doubt

Hawk, listen. It's so hard to keep my pants on when you alliterate like that. You're going to make a lot of people unhappy if you keep flirting with me in this manner.
by Lord Aurora
Sun Nov 29, 2009 2:49 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Wrong on the Internet: John Gabriel
Replies: 185
Views: 66283

Re: Internet Crazy Person: John Gabriel

xkcd: saving math majors from embarrassment since the mid-2000s.
by Lord Aurora
Wed Nov 18, 2009 1:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: 'Accessibility ramp' for the terminologically disabled.
Replies: 9
Views: 1760

Re: 'Accessibility ramp' for the terminologically disabled.

ID seems to have cleared this matter up

in b4 lock, I guess.
by Lord Aurora
Thu Nov 12, 2009 7:47 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 3032035

Re: Postify your facerity

Those pictures are amazing and I love them and also how difficult is it to type out "ever"? I mean, if you're going to type out "evs" you're only one letter away from completion, as far as the number of letters in the word goes. You aren't saving yourself any time, you might be ...
by Lord Aurora
Wed Nov 11, 2009 2:30 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Intent does(n't) matter
Replies: 148
Views: 17858

Re: Intent does(n't) matter

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eggshell_skull

tl;dr: Actual tort concept that is highly relevant and shows that in the Real World, intent is only vaguely relevant.

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