Search found 41 matches

by Wormwood
Tue May 06, 2008 11:15 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Austria Cellar Man
Replies: 39
Views: 4311

Re: Austria Cellar Man

There's bound to be some horrific genetic problems, too. What we really want is for those kids to be able to have normal lives now, as far as is possible. Not really. The increase in deformity/retardation/genetic illness isn't really that high from such a relationship. If this happened in the same ...
by Wormwood
Tue May 06, 2008 10:38 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Top 10 social justice issues of our time
Replies: 87
Views: 16499

Re: Top 10 social justice issues of our time

Is this generalisations, like the Iv's ones, or specific issues?

If general issues, everyone deserves to be part of government of their country is my big one.
by Wormwood
Tue May 06, 2008 9:54 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Austria Cellar Man
Replies: 39
Views: 4311

Re: Austria Cellar Man

I thought this man was Australian. He is also now a meme on /b/.
by Wormwood
Mon May 05, 2008 3:14 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Worst Things to Shout Out During Sex
Replies: 747
Views: 93999

Re: Worst Things to Shout Out During Sex

Thenzon wrote:"Happy Birthday Grandma!"

yay for spreading disturbing mental imagery!


Hehehehe
by Wormwood
Fri May 02, 2008 11:26 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Bloodhound Gang
Replies: 11
Views: 2255

Re: Bloodhound Gang

Sine Nomen wrote:Yes, and the lapdance IS better when the stripper is crying. :D


"I never thought missing children could be so sexy. Did I say that out loud?"

My favourite song of theirs. It's brilliant. Or the one that's all Ralph Wiggum quotes. Fuckit, all there songs are fun.
by Wormwood
Fri May 02, 2008 11:17 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Disposing of books!
Replies: 45
Views: 7443

Re: Disposing of books!

For me the annoyance is that something in good condition that someone else might have found useful has now disappeared from the world - "out of circulation" for want of a better term. The way I see it, there are now 2.6 copies of LOTR for every human now in existence. My copy was old, had...
by Wormwood
Fri May 02, 2008 11:10 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Politicians -- Do any of them believe in anything?
Replies: 38
Views: 3898

Re: Politicians -- Do any of them believe in anything?

Being tall and liking basketball are prerequisites to being a basketball player in the NBA. I don't see any evidence that shows that apathy and sociopathy are prerequisites to being a major politician. http://baleta.blogspot.com/2006/02/shortest-nba-player.html Would probably have to like the game ...
by Wormwood
Fri May 02, 2008 10:59 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: The. Wost. Thing. You've. Eaten.
Replies: 97
Views: 7750

Re: The. Wost. Thing. You've. Eaten.

I am willing to try anything. Seriously. ... Things I would not: kidney, liver, heart and various other internal organs, insects, tongue (wait, is that an organ?). Dude, that's a long list of stuff you wouldn't try. I don't claim I'll try anything, but I have had all of those. They're fairly standa...
by Wormwood
Fri May 02, 2008 10:42 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Politicians -- Do any of them believe in anything?
Replies: 38
Views: 3898

Re: Politicians -- Do any of them believe in anything?

I feel the OP may be only speaking of politicians on the national level or near national level. Mayors of metropolises, governors, senators, and so forth. In which case, yes, I can see that a non-random subset of a population would share similar traits. NBA players are tall and like to shoot hoops....
by Wormwood
Fri May 02, 2008 10:03 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Politicians -- Do any of them believe in anything?
Replies: 38
Views: 3898

Re: Politicians -- Do any of them believe in anything?

In New Zealand, we've recently had a few laws passed that were very unpopular. One was an amendment to Section 59 of the Crimes act, which means that it is now not legal to use force in disciplining a child. This law was very unpopular. One statistic I heard is that three-quarters of all New Zealand...
by Wormwood
Thu May 01, 2008 10:00 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Fixing Africa
Replies: 58
Views: 5990

Re: Fixing Africa

You've chosen an incredibly bad example. Dubai is built by migrant workers who are paid minimal wages, denied citizenship, kept in cramped and dirty conditions and basically exploited almost to the level of slaves, and the government is an autocratic regime that does not allow free speech and does ...
by Wormwood
Wed Apr 30, 2008 10:23 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: The. Wost. Thing. You've. Eaten.
Replies: 97
Views: 7750

Re: The. Wost. Thing. You've. Eaten.

Natto. I almost threw up in the restaurant. I spat the rest out into the toilet. Anything that is fermented and cannot get me drunk is no longer on my menu.
by Wormwood
Wed Apr 30, 2008 9:58 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Fixing Africa
Replies: 58
Views: 5990

Re: Fixing Africa

Get the fuck out. Seriously. Stop exporting free food, weapons, twistable ideologies, and charity hand outs. Stop buying diamonds, oil, and other raw resources, but keep buying their manufactured exports, keep trading technology with them, and let them figure shit out for themselves. Some people ar...
by Wormwood
Tue Apr 29, 2008 11:45 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: ANZAC day
Replies: 15
Views: 2287

Re: ANZAC day

I slept at my mates place the night before ANZAC day, and woke up early. When I went outside, they were all preparing for the Parade along Queen Street, in Richmond, New Zealand. I sat in my car and read a book until it was time for work. The only benefit I can see is that I got time and a half at w...
by Wormwood
Sat Apr 26, 2008 11:24 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Disposing of books!
Replies: 45
Views: 7443

Re: Disposing of books!

I typically give them to the local book fair, or, if they're pretty much worthless/broken, I'll burn them. Much of my childhood books went up in smoke a few months back. As did all my textbooks. You know, I realize it's just paper, but I don't think I could ever do that. Quite a few people have tol...
by Wormwood
Wed Apr 23, 2008 10:24 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: High Powered Laser Pointers Restricted in NSW, Australia
Replies: 34
Views: 4646

Re: Laser Pointers Banned in NSW, Australia

Also, how they call NSW a "major Australian state". What are the minor ones? Well, about a third of Australia's population is in New South Wales, even though it's probably, what, 5th out of 7 states/territories in terms of size? Just seems a little unfair. Imagine the self esteem issues T...
by Wormwood
Wed Apr 23, 2008 10:43 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: High Powered Laser Pointers Restricted in NSW, Australia
Replies: 34
Views: 4646

Re: Laser Pointers Banned in NSW, Australia

How the hell are they aiming them at pilots' eyes from a long-enough distance that they aren't getting caught, and why are they targeting pilots, of all people? Because if you can distract/blind a pilot, there is a chance he will fuck something up, and many people will die. I'm fairly certain that ...
by Wormwood
Wed Apr 23, 2008 10:12 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Disposing of books!
Replies: 45
Views: 7443

Re: Disposing of books!

I typically give them to the local book fair, or, if they're pretty much worthless/broken, I'll burn them. Much of my childhood books went up in smoke a few months back. As did all my textbooks.
by Wormwood
Mon Apr 21, 2008 9:52 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: God I hate people....
Replies: 92
Views: 9716

Re: God I hate people....

Why do you care if the person you're talking with is stupid? Personally I would much rather have a good, honest and friendly group of friends rather than an intelligent, alienating one. Luckily, my friends are both good and smart. But I don't go around mocking other people because they have trouble...
by Wormwood
Mon Apr 21, 2008 8:52 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Do you actually enjoy your job?
Replies: 76
Views: 7469

Re: Do you actually enjoy your job?

I too work at a supermarket (well, really freaking huge grocery store), and my attitude is somewhere between Jesse and Wormwood. I really like all the people and everything, but there are only so many bags of groceries you can create before you want to kill yourself. I don't work on the checkout, a...
by Wormwood
Mon Apr 21, 2008 8:32 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Randomize Your Library, Post First Song
Replies: 212
Views: 16973

Re: Randomize Your Library, Post First Song

Date Rape by Sublime on my laptop, and 09 Track 9 on the PC, which turned out to be She's Back on Crack by The Mint Chicks. Only video I could find.
by Wormwood
Mon Apr 21, 2008 8:19 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Pirate Music
Replies: 38
Views: 4726

Re: Pirate Music

Anyone ever hear of the Rogues Gallery? Its a collection of authentic sea shanties. Pretty much anything on there is quite pirate-y. My favourite pirate song is on there, Good Ship Venus. Good song, that. Bought it a few days ago. Very very cool. I like the structure of the shanty, repetitive, and ...
by Wormwood
Mon Apr 21, 2008 8:03 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Bad Films You Hate
Replies: 80
Views: 9582

Re: Bad Films You Hate

Semi Pro. I enjoyed Anchorman, and I think that Will Ferrell is a funny guy, but Semi was nothing I hadn't seen before. He may be losing his touch. My sister loved it, but she hates 2001: A Space Odyssey, which I liked.
by Wormwood
Mon Apr 21, 2008 12:16 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Best and Worst Discworld
Replies: 318
Views: 210165

Re: Best and Worst Discworld

I loved the first Discworld books I read. For a long time, he was my favourite author, and whenever I went to the library, I'd get a Discworld book out, regardless of whether I'd read it before. He's still in my top five, but his newer books just don't have the same effect. I just get the feeling th...
by Wormwood
Sun Apr 20, 2008 10:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Do you actually enjoy your job?
Replies: 76
Views: 7469

Re: Do you actually enjoy your job?

Ok.... crap. I phrased the question improperly. I meant do you enjoy your career?..... I can see putting up with a crap job as a means to an end. My crap job is a means to an end. I'm going to quit in July, and am saving an incredible amount of money, so I can finance a road trip to a rave. If I ge...
by Wormwood
Sun Apr 20, 2008 6:18 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: How do you find new music?
Replies: 28
Views: 2621

Re: How do you find new music?

I choose my music by asking friends what they like, and stealing their collection. Most of my music was gained this way. That was before I had money. Now that I do have money, I will often walk into a cd store, pick a random cd, and buy it. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't. It's like gambling.
by Wormwood
Sun Apr 20, 2008 12:09 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Do you actually enjoy your job?
Replies: 76
Views: 7469

Re: Do you actually enjoy your job?

All I do now is work in a supermarket, and it's frustrating and boring at times, but yeah I do enjoy it. I also work in a supermarket, and it does get very boring. The good thing about it is that my work is fairly relaxed, not challenging, and in no way gratifying, so i can just switch off. I don't...
by Wormwood
Fri Apr 18, 2008 1:18 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Post-Drinking Miracle Recipes
Replies: 37
Views: 3055

Re: Post-Drinking Miracle Recipes

@moo-rant and Mosc-comment: Those are fair points. If you do not agree to follow the rules of the game before drinking, you should not have to, and you have the explicit right to tell anyone who tries to make you do something you don't want to to fuck off. And I respect you for being brave enough to...
by Wormwood
Thu Apr 17, 2008 9:38 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Post-Drinking Miracle Recipes
Replies: 37
Views: 3055

Re: Post-Drinking Miracle Recipes

I have had 2 severe hangovers in my life, though both were probably mild alcohol poisoning. Both involved me lying in bed for a long time and vomiting bile (and when that was done, whatever else was in there) for more than 24 hours. The first time I was drinking vodka/orange mix, beer, rum and cokes...
by Wormwood
Tue Apr 15, 2008 7:44 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Atomic Bomb
Replies: 80
Views: 7920

Re: Atomic Bomb

The way I remember it being taught in History class, there was 3 days between attacks. How much time did it take to get observers down to Hiroshima from Tokyo, then back to Tokyo with evidence of the bomb. It may be entirely possible that many high-ups did not believe the attacks had taken place. I...
by Wormwood
Tue Apr 15, 2008 6:54 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Celebrating difference
Replies: 157
Views: 10491

Re: Celebrating difference

Now, this is a point where I do agree with Heston. Not because I want to keep gay men away from children, but because placing a sexually active adult in a tent with some children that he/she may be sexually attracted to, in the middle of the woods, miles away from a legal-age sex partner, is a sing...
by Wormwood
Tue Apr 15, 2008 6:47 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Atomic Bomb
Replies: 80
Views: 7920

Re: Atomic Bomb

I must disagree. If they weren't concerned with losing their cities, what difference would nuking another one give? Perhaps a better target would be one close to wherever the Emperor was staying- after all, he was revered as a sort of god, no? Had they nuked the Emperor, chances are the Japanese wo...
by Wormwood
Mon Apr 14, 2008 9:11 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Bill Bryson
Replies: 11
Views: 2307

Re: Bill Bryson

SHoNE was a book that my mother bought and I actually enjoyed. That's only happened once since, and if it can entertain both her and me, it must be good. The information may not have been correct, but it was fun. Come to think of it, it was more like Wikipedia, being perhaps not that accurate, but a...
by Wormwood
Mon Apr 14, 2008 8:53 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What is your phobia?
Replies: 80
Views: 5885

Re: What is your phobia?

There are no snakes in New Zealand. I've only ever seen a snake once, in Australia, and i'm pretty certain it wasn't poisonous. They're not scary. Everything in Australia is poisonous, everything. Even our trees (last line in first section) are poisonous! Nah, I think it was a small one of those sn...
by Wormwood
Mon Apr 14, 2008 9:19 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Celebrating difference
Replies: 157
Views: 10491

Re: Celebrating difference

Maybe there is a hidden disagreement here? By definition and connotation(I thought), celebration is active and appreciation is passive. Yes/no? Yeah, that's what I thought. Celebration is me taking part in opera, appreciation is me watching opera, acceptance is me not saying anything about opera, a...
by Wormwood
Mon Apr 14, 2008 8:37 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Celebrating difference
Replies: 157
Views: 10491

Re: Celebrating difference

I accept homosexuality as existing, but I do not celebrate it. How does one celebrate homosexuality? I don't think I would enjoy a gay pride parade, not being the type of person that like flashy colours and parade type stuff. I could watch Brokeback Mountain, but that's just good actors and a thoug...
by Wormwood
Mon Apr 14, 2008 3:49 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What is your phobia?
Replies: 80
Views: 5885

Re: What is your phobia?

You people need to fear snakes more. They're like the stealth-assassins of the reptile world...when all the world leaders die of snakebite, raptors are a few days behind them. Maybe only hours. There are no snakes in New Zealand. I've only ever seen a snake once, in Australia, and i'm pretty certai...
by Wormwood
Mon Apr 14, 2008 3:36 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What is your phobia?
Replies: 80
Views: 5885

Re: What is your phobia?

cypherspace wrote:Also none of the above. In fact... none. At all.


Me as well. I used to be scared of the dark, but I grew out of that.
by Wormwood
Mon Apr 14, 2008 3:15 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Celebrating difference
Replies: 157
Views: 10491

Re: Celebrating difference

It's Vaniver's signature. I accept homosexuality as existing, but I do not celebrate it. How does one celebrate homosexuality? I don't think I would enjoy a gay pride parade, not being the type of person that like flashy colours and parade type stuff. I could watch Brokeback Mountain, but that's jus...
by Wormwood
Mon Apr 14, 2008 1:48 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Online Gaming - an apologia
Replies: 31
Views: 3807

Re: Online Gaming - an apologia

Virtual accomplishments are real accomplishments. I think what Malice was trying to say was that virtual accomplishments are very minor compared to other ones in real life. (e.g. passing with a high GPA is more important than leveling up 5 more times.) I disagree. The value of an accomplishment is ...

Go to advanced search