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by asanisimasa
Wed Jun 10, 2009 5:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0595: "Android Girlfriend"
Replies: 120
Views: 27057

Re: "Android Girlfriend" Discussion

They're installing Android on everything these days! Phones, netbooks, girlfriends...

Where can I download the arc weld a cherry stem app?

Wait.. not the same Android? Aww...
by asanisimasa
Sun Dec 14, 2008 3:49 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Keanu Barada Niktwhoa
Replies: 21
Views: 3452

Re: Keanu Barada Niktwhoa

Just got back from seeing it... absolute garbage. Dumb and pointless, they took out everything that made the original great and turned it into a lame end of the world movie, full of product placement and plotholes. Gort is barely in it, Keanu is his usual emotionless self, the kid is annoying, Jenni...
by asanisimasa
Fri Dec 05, 2008 6:23 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Ball-couch: What are the specs?
Replies: 11
Views: 1681

Re: Ball-couch: What are the specs?

Don't know know where else to post this, but I just saw this on craigslist.
If you're in the Seattle area and want to make a ballpit but can't afford the balls: http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/zip/945715623.html Free balls!
by asanisimasa
Wed Jul 23, 2008 6:19 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lets twitterfy this place.
Replies: 52
Views: 7289

Re: Lets twitterfy this place.

Just got one. I have no idea if I'll use it, or if I'll forget about it in a week, but hey, just trying it out. Follow me?

https://twitter.com/asanisimasa
by asanisimasa
Wed Jul 23, 2008 4:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0452: "Upcoming Hurricanes"
Replies: 192
Views: 45785

Re: 'Upcoming Hurricanes' discussion

i expected something deeper. That's what she said. I've went to school on 5 inches. I've gone to school on a foot and a half. And at -35F, sadly I can't claim they were the same day. I'm glad someone mentioned this. A foot of snow really isn't all that much, and definitely not enough to stop you fr...
by asanisimasa
Mon Jul 14, 2008 5:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0449: "Things Fall Apart"
Replies: 152
Views: 33193

Re: "Things fall apart" Discussion

Ugh.. this is so painfully appropriate for me right now. I felt terrible, had a huge fight with my girlfriend, then saw this and I smiled a little bit because of how strangely coincidental it seemed.
by asanisimasa
Tue Jul 08, 2008 11:12 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: WALL-E
Replies: 231
Views: 29124

Re: WALL-E

What happened to everyone else on the planet? The only people that were on the ship seemed to be Americans.
by asanisimasa
Fri Jul 04, 2008 7:23 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Independence Day (US)
Replies: 48
Views: 4120

Re: Independence Day (US)

I just turned 21 on the 1st, and I have absolutely no plans for tonight; I don't really drink, but perhaps tonight I can make an exception. Everyone else is doing other stuff, so I'll be sitting at home alone, maybe wander somewhere to watch the fireworks. Independance Day is the best holiday ever. ...
by asanisimasa
Fri Jul 04, 2008 7:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Ever interviewed with Microsoft? What did you wear?
Replies: 41
Views: 22810

Re: Ever interviewed with Microsoft? What did you wear?

I think a suit is unnecessary, everyone at Microsoft (and as someone said before, most west coast tech companies) dresses really casually. A nice dress shirt and slacks should be enough, a tie isn't really necessary but you can if you want, but I doubt they're going to care that much as long as you'...
by asanisimasa
Thu Jul 03, 2008 6:12 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Office (US)
Replies: 100
Views: 31441

Re: The Office (US)

I didn't like the first season, but after that I got hooked. It's great. I watched practically every episode from the first three seasons in a couple days. I'll have to wait until Season 4 comes out on DVD/Netflix to see that, so I'm way behind on everything, but I can't wait to see how everything ...
by asanisimasa
Wed Jul 02, 2008 11:44 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: WALL-E
Replies: 231
Views: 29124

Re: WALL-E

longs wrote:SPOILERS throughout

[bunch of intelligent stuff]


I agree with most everything you said here (except I'm a sucker for romance, even if it was rather contrived; and realism has it limits). And I definitely agree with your philosophical rant, that's something I'm always trying to explain to people.
by asanisimasa
Wed Jul 02, 2008 11:34 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Office (US)
Replies: 100
Views: 31441

Re: The Office (US)

These two people that I work with remind me so much of Jim and Pam, I can't help but think of them now whenever I see them together.
by asanisimasa
Wed Jul 02, 2008 10:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sigh; that one got away
Replies: 9
Views: 1269

Re: Sigh; that one got away

I can't really say I've been waiting for this opportunity my whole life, since I wasn't aware such opportunities existed. And now the opportunity is gone. Angst angst angst. Well, I'm sure there's still plenty of opportunities out there that you don't know of, so keep looking and trying to pursue r...
by asanisimasa
Wed Jul 02, 2008 9:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sigh; that one got away
Replies: 9
Views: 1269

Re: Sigh; that one got away

You could always try contacting them directly. If you show a strong desire to do it, they may make an exception, or at least lead you to other places where you can pursue what you want. Just do a lot of research about what other opportunities there are, because even though you missed that one, there...
by asanisimasa
Wed Jul 02, 2008 8:56 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Office (US)
Replies: 100
Views: 31441

Re: The Office (US)

I had never watched the Office until just the other day when I decided to watch it on Netflix. I heard a lot of great things about it, but since I never really watch TV I didn't get around to seeing it until recently. I didn't like the first season, but after that I got hooked. It's great. I watched...
by asanisimasa
Wed Jul 02, 2008 4:52 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9224283

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

My birthday was disappointing. RT: I'm thinking about going to a doctor about my ever-increasing anxiety, but going to doctors make me more anxious. Also, I'm poor/cheap and have no insurance. Also, this . I need a vacation. RT2: I constantly check my pockets to make sure nothing has fell out. I don...
by asanisimasa
Tue Jul 01, 2008 8:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9224283

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

my friend Catherine is a n00b. She's decided that I'm her favourite human and that she has to sit on my lap (With her paws on my laptop's touchpad) and claw me in order to show me the extent of her love for me. And when I boot her off my lap, she just jumps back on. Yet, when I pick her up to give ...
by asanisimasa
Mon Jun 30, 2008 4:55 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: WALL-E
Replies: 231
Views: 29124

Re: WALL-E

Definitely liked this movie a lot. I thought it got a little heavy-handed with the message near the end, even though I completely agreed with the point. Yeah, so did I. I think I would have liked to see it more focused on WALL-E and EVE and less on the humans and the environmental message. The firs...
by asanisimasa
Mon Jun 30, 2008 4:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0443: "Know Your Vines"
Replies: 167
Views: 31386

Re: "Know Your Vines" Discussion

I'm assuming the camping trip was a spontaneous thing, because who wouldn't bring some sort of rope? I know nothing about botany and am horrible at identifying plants, so I could easily get confused, but I don't think I'd use any plants because I'm a very paranoid person. As people already noted, cl...
by asanisimasa
Sat Jun 28, 2008 6:32 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: "xkcd Loves the Discovery Channel" Video
Replies: 78
Views: 20312

Re: Boom de Yada - or, Making a Movie

Easton wrote:Apologies if the idea has been had, I just thought I should make the suggestion.


viewtopic.php?f=4&t=24319
by asanisimasa
Fri Jun 27, 2008 9:19 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: $100,000 for http://_____.xkcd?
Replies: 20
Views: 3184

Re: $100,000 for http://_____.xkcd?

The problem is that it's not just like buying a domain name, we'd have to have all the servers, databases, routers, etc.. to run it and maintain it as well. The high cost of running it I think outweighs most advantages of having it. With .com so ingrained into our minds, all of these new TLDs are go...
by asanisimasa
Fri Jun 27, 2008 5:58 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9224283

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

I'll hit 'post reply', start writing, and then halfway through go 'Hm. That's not really useful/worth saying/whatever.' I know i've done that four or five times here in RT... I constantly do that. My post count would be a lot higher if I actually posted everything I typed. Also, I noticed I go thro...
by asanisimasa
Fri Jun 27, 2008 5:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: In 5 years what will you be driving?
Replies: 32
Views: 3296

Re: In 5 years what will you be driving?

I don't think things will change that much in 5 years, and I'll be basically doing what I do now. I walk mostly, I'll probably get a bike (been planning on it for a while now), and rely heavily on the bus. Mass transit in general will get a little better here, as they're already working on that, but...
by asanisimasa
Fri Jun 27, 2008 5:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: "idiot test" aka "read everything before doing anything"
Replies: 88
Views: 69290

Re: "idiot test" aka "read everything before doing anything"

I remember doing this in elementary school. I was one of the only people who actually read it all and didn't do everything it said. I agree that it's silly and just "communicating badly and then acting smug when you're misunderstood." But I guess I've always enjoyed things like that. You'r...
by asanisimasa
Fri Jun 27, 2008 5:38 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: WALL-E
Replies: 231
Views: 29124

Re: WALL-E

I've been looking forward to this ever since it was first announced. I'm not that big of a Pixar fan, but I do enjoy their movies, and I love robots/space/sci-fi, and WALL-E looks amazing. I'm seeing it with my girlfriend this weekend; I'm excited.
by asanisimasa
Fri Jun 27, 2008 4:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0442: "xkcd Loves the Discovery Channel"
Replies: 372
Views: 87912

Re: "xkcd Loves the Discovery Channel" discussion

This comic, like the video, makes me incredibly happy.
by asanisimasa
Wed Jun 25, 2008 10:30 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: US Supreme Court Decision on Death Penalty for Child Rape
Replies: 70
Views: 5807

Re: Child rape

Is the court saying that unless there's a death, the death penalty is nixed? Yeah, basically the ruling says that a state can not impose the death penalty when "the crime did not result, and was not intended to result, in the victim's death" (specifically regarding child rape). Previously...
by asanisimasa
Wed Jun 25, 2008 9:57 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: US Supreme Court Decision on Death Penalty for Child Rape
Replies: 70
Views: 5807

Re: Child rape

Regarding the ruling.. both McCain and Obama disagree with it (for different reasons): Here's what McCain has to say about it... "As a father, I believe there is no more sacred responsibility in American society than that of protecting the innocence of our children. I have spent over twenty-fiv...
by asanisimasa
Wed Jun 25, 2008 5:48 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: US Supreme Court Decision on Death Penalty for Child Rape
Replies: 70
Views: 5807

Re: Child rape

Revenge is still revenge. And the death penalty is still grossly flawed. There should be no death penalty at all. I think a line needs to be drawn between revenge and punishment, yah? Revenge is returning harm with the expectation of some sort of personal satisfaction or relief as a result. Judicia...
by asanisimasa
Wed Jun 25, 2008 4:57 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: US Supreme Court Decision on Death Penalty for Child Rape
Replies: 70
Views: 5807

Re: Child rape

Good.

Murder of another human being, regardless of what they did, is still murder. Revenge is still revenge. And the death penalty is still grossly flawed. There should be no death penalty at all.
by asanisimasa
Tue Jun 24, 2008 8:28 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hey guys! I'm gonna be a dad!
Replies: 41
Views: 5835

Re: Hey guys! I'm gonna be a dad!

Since no one else has said it... Have you considered not keeping it? You're both very young and this will change your life in a huge way, are you absolutely sure you want a child, and are willing to give up huge parts of your life to take care of it? My advice would be: think of all your options. I...
by asanisimasa
Tue Jun 24, 2008 7:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hey guys! I'm gonna be a dad!
Replies: 41
Views: 5835

Re: Hey guys! I'm gonna be a dad!

Since no one else has said it... Have you considered not keeping it? You're both very young and this will change your life in a huge way, are you absolutely sure you want a child, and are willing to give up huge parts of your life to take care of it? My advice would be: think of all your options. If...
by asanisimasa
Sun Jun 22, 2008 9:39 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We cure depression
Replies: 33
Views: 4014

Re: ITT: We cure depression

I can't listen to this song without being cheered up. Not in an "Aww, cute, now I'm happy way!" but in a more subtle and longer lasting way. Honestly I like the recorded version a bit better, and this video isn't great, but it's the only way I could give you the song without breaking any ...
by asanisimasa
Sun Jun 22, 2008 7:11 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We cure depression
Replies: 33
Views: 4014

Re: ITT: We cure depression

What's better than a baby laughing? A baby laughing in slow-motion!
by asanisimasa
Sun Jun 22, 2008 7:03 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Netflix Anyone
Replies: 24
Views: 3539

Re: Netflix Anyone

I have Netflix (friend me?: superstarved@gmail.com, pm me if you want a friend link or whatever) and have had it for years now. Love it. Their streaming content is really hit or miss, but they're coming out with a lot of new stuff every day. You just have to keep looking and you'll definitely find s...
by asanisimasa
Sat Jun 21, 2008 1:22 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Funny (haha, not quirky) Viruses
Replies: 40
Views: 4452

Re: Funny (haha, not quirky) Viruses

I have nothing to contribute. I sincerely apologize. pretty much sums up what I was going to say. That pretty much sums up this entire thread. I've never really had any noticeable viruses for years. I don't think I'd be too happy with any kind of virus, no matter how "funny" it may be. OP...
by asanisimasa
Sat Jun 21, 2008 1:16 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9224283

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

I always wonder how loud my sneezes are. I'm sure other people do. You know when you hear people sneeze and it rocks the room, is it like that? Is it merely loud? or is it quite tame. My friend's father sneezes like an atom bomb. You can be across the other side of the house and it sounds like a gu...
by asanisimasa
Thu Jun 19, 2008 7:18 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Movie/TV Inspirations
Replies: 6
Views: 1371

Re: Movie/TV Inspirations

I guess speaking of making stuff, I did make my girlfriend a stuffed Eraserhead baby. I'm not very good at making stuff, so it took longer than it should have, but it turned out decent.
by asanisimasa
Wed Jun 18, 2008 5:53 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Firefox 3.0 (Merged: Firefox 3 comes out tomorrow!)
Replies: 112
Views: 21208

Re: Firefox 3.0 (Merged: Firefox 3 comes out tomorrow!)

The new awesome bar has broken it for me. When I type in say x to the location bar I expect the front page of xkcd not the index page of another site that I frequent. It learns. Once you use it and go down to xkcd in the list often enough, that will come up first. (for me, the fora come up when I t...
by asanisimasa
Mon Jun 16, 2008 8:05 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Movie/TV Inspirations
Replies: 6
Views: 1371

Re: Movie/TV Inspirations

I'm constantly inspired to make films after I watch amazing low-budget films. The problem is I'm terribly lazy and talentless in that regard. So instead I just think about it and plan to make something in the future.

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