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by TallMax
Sun Aug 03, 2008 11:01 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Powernoise, Noise, Dark Ambient...
Replies: 44
Views: 6180

Re: Powernoise, Noise, Dark Ambient...

I listened to the Goslings just last night for the first time, actually. Made the car trip a lot better.
by TallMax
Sun Aug 03, 2008 10:45 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Best Concert You've Been To
Replies: 334
Views: 35641

Re: Best Concert You've Been To

Just saw the Portraits of Past reunion show with La Quiete, Phoenix Bodies and Comadre. POP were definitely still going strong after 12 years.
by TallMax
Fri Aug 01, 2008 9:50 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Stoner Rock
Replies: 36
Views: 3973

Re: Stoner Rock

If anyone hasn't heard the Hidden Hand album "The Resurrection of Whiskey Foote" then please go and get it. Probably the best stoner rock/metal album of the last few years!
by TallMax
Fri Aug 01, 2008 9:40 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Powernoise, Noise, Dark Ambient...
Replies: 44
Views: 6180

Re: Powernoise, Noise, Dark Ambient...

So, I might be in a powerviolence (punk music bordering on grind) band, and basically I would do 20 second blasts of Masonna worship while they tune/rest for the next song.

My gear set is pretty small, but awesome. So excited!
by TallMax
Fri Aug 01, 2008 6:06 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.
Replies: 1738
Views: 359404

Re: Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.

Bakemaster wrote:How short is the coffee table you set it down on?


If I were the "loud college guy", I'd probably be saying "HEY-O!" right now
by TallMax
Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:36 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.
Replies: 1738
Views: 359404

Re: Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.

So: Steel Reserve

how far do you have to stoop to drink this?
by TallMax
Tue Jul 29, 2008 9:01 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: House of omgwhyamIturningmybook Leaves.
Replies: 239
Views: 60618

Re: House of omgwhyamIturningmybook Leaves.

I saw this randomly on a 4chan site of all places, and it got me thinking It's Pelafina, Johnny's mother. Johnny didn't live past infancy. The baby didn't make it. And the pomeranian anecdote is definitely a clue to this. So - whudda ya think? Also, Redwood - can someone attempt to e...
by TallMax
Mon Jul 28, 2008 10:52 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: "Old" animated movie Appreciation Topic
Replies: 62
Views: 7207

Re: "Old" animated movie Appreciation Topic

Patrick Rs Ghost - while I know about the WW2 propaganda cartoons and everything, I refer to things like the roadrunner/wily e coyote cartoons. All it is is a wolf chasing a bird, and its amazing.
by TallMax
Mon Jul 28, 2008 5:59 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: "Old" animated movie Appreciation Topic
Replies: 62
Views: 7207

Re: "Old" animated movie Appreciation Topic

I completely forgot about the old TV cartoons too. Looney Tunes and Hanna Barbera were a big chunk of my life. And I want to say I did a "its not true to the book!" statement when I first saw the Secrets of NIMH, but then again its so good I probably didn't care. My biggest hate with moder...
by TallMax
Mon Jul 28, 2008 7:20 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Dark Knight
Replies: 602
Views: 53286

Re: The Dark Knight

Nath wrote:It's a testament to the Dark Knight team that they made a movie you and I could both enjoy, with our seemingly incompatible tastes.


This should be the last post between you two. It's a movie!
by TallMax
Mon Jul 28, 2008 7:12 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: "Old" animated movie Appreciation Topic
Replies: 62
Views: 7207

"Old" animated movie Appreciation Topic

While current computer animation movies like Pixar are continuing to stun the world, and Japanese anime is full of creative ideas and illustrations, I've always felt at home watching an old "western" animation movie. Old Disney animation movies, the Watership Down movie, etc. It's just som...
by TallMax
Mon Jul 28, 2008 4:39 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Shark Week
Replies: 3
Views: 1139

Re: Shark Week

DaMullet wrote:You mean I missed Mythbusters? Damn.


Spoiler:
They built a fully functional robot version of a Great White, then bit people and shook them around in the water seeing how long it took to stab their eyes.
by TallMax
Mon Jul 28, 2008 3:13 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Shark Week
Replies: 3
Views: 1139

Shark Week

It started off really good - Mythbusters got me pumped for me staying home all week.

Anyone else excited?!
by TallMax
Wed Jul 23, 2008 4:42 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: LOST
Replies: 454
Views: 37823

Re: LOST

Dead redshirts means less chance of another Paolo/Nikki fiasco. I am more than okay with this. What was the deal with Paolo and Nikki anyway? What did the makers want to achieve with them? The episode where they killed them was certainly in response to the fan reaction. Cousin Oliver himself would ...
by TallMax
Tue Jul 22, 2008 2:30 am UTC
Forum: Comics/Graphic Novels
Topic: Recommend me an awesome graphic novel
Replies: 232
Views: 125507

Re: Recommend me an awesome graphic novel

I grew up reading Bone, literally. It will never be less than number one for me.

I really want to read Maus.
by TallMax
Sat Jul 19, 2008 4:58 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Dark Knight
Replies: 602
Views: 53286

Re: The Dark Knight

Someone remind again, what was "six!" ? Can't find any quote pages that are loading on my interwebs. When Joker was in the holding cell, he was messing with the head of that police guy who was in there, talking about how many of his friends he's killed. And hes trying to figure ou...
by TallMax
Fri Jul 18, 2008 7:05 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Sky High
Replies: 6
Views: 1453

Re: Sky High

heh, freshman
by TallMax
Fri Jul 18, 2008 6:40 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Dark Knight
Replies: 602
Views: 53286

Re: The Dark Knight

Watchmen looks pretty bad. They look like superheroes.
by TallMax
Fri Jul 18, 2008 10:18 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Dark Knight
Replies: 602
Views: 53286

Re: The Dark Knight

Two things:

Spoiler:
1) That was a good magic trick

2) six?...
by TallMax
Wed Jul 16, 2008 6:56 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Unpopular Musical Opinions
Replies: 1093
Views: 95612

Re: Unpopular Musical Opinions

Soylent Heliotrope wrote:
  • ... any punk made after 1982 or so probably isn't punk in the first place.


so, so wrong =/
by TallMax
Tue Jul 15, 2008 8:02 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Haruki Murakami
Replies: 91
Views: 80047

Re: Haruki Murakami

I feel like he shies just short of epic. His style is very much "blatantly telling you the scene, or being extremely vague until you can't really interpret anything", and while it works most of the time sometimes it goes too far in either extreme and I feel like "alright, lets shift b...
by TallMax
Tue Jul 15, 2008 7:59 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: David Sedaris
Replies: 2
Views: 1475

Re: David Sedaris

This man is pure comedy. In roughly three pages he writes something that I laughed harder at than all of the Hitchhiker's Guide. Truly a great writer. Definitely not a revolutionary, but he rides that thin line between "black satire", "whimsical humor" and "quiet, understand...
by TallMax
Sat Jul 12, 2008 4:58 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Dark Knight
Replies: 602
Views: 53286

Re: The Dark Knight

Spoiler:
Image

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Spoilered your giant ass-pictures for you. - ST
by TallMax
Fri Jul 11, 2008 11:20 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: D&D 4th Edition [and other..oh, who are we kidding. 4th Ed!]
Replies: 777
Views: 61323

Re: D&D 4th Edition [and other..oh, who are we kidding. 4th Ed!]

PHB.>_< The PSB was an old acronym from a homebrew
by TallMax
Fri Jul 11, 2008 9:52 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: D&D 4th Edition [and other..oh, who are we kidding. 4th Ed!]
Replies: 777
Views: 61323

Re: D&D 4th Edition [and other..oh, who are we kidding. 4th Ed!]

I hope there will be no PHBIII because no matter how core it is, I won't buy it. I'm, again, not sure what the PHBII can offer but more classes, but I hope for: More Epic Destinies More Classes NO MORE RACES (ugh dragonborn tieflings...) Bring back gnomes? (doesn't matter to me) Character Creation ...
by TallMax
Tue Jul 08, 2008 9:03 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: D&D 4th Edition [and other..oh, who are we kidding. 4th Ed!]
Replies: 777
Views: 61323

Re: D&D 4th Edition [and other..oh, who are we kidding. 4th Ed!]

For this campaign I'm making, I'm creating what people do after Keep on the Shadowfell. Knowing the people I play with, it's probably gonna shift to an evil campaign so I'm looking into all the Demons and Gods, and finding feuds and racial wars and stuff to build off of. I really hate the "chao...
by TallMax
Tue Jul 08, 2008 6:49 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Best Concert You've Been To
Replies: 334
Views: 35641

Re: Best Concert You've Been To

I just saw Thou on a mountain. Definitely amazing.
by TallMax
Thu Jul 03, 2008 5:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 2992983

Re: Post yo' fehs

22/7 wrote:First pic, is that just a pocket watch chain or do you actually have a pocket watch on the end of that thing?


Pocket watch from Switzerland =D
by TallMax
Thu Jul 03, 2008 11:32 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: The Liquor Thread
Replies: 1265
Views: 276800

Re: The Liquor Thread

I had some cheap absinthe, and I really want to lay down $100 for a nice bottle.
by TallMax
Thu Jul 03, 2008 12:58 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 2992983

Re: Post yo' fehs

Me at my sister's graduation http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a379/MaximusShred/DSCN0064.png Hard chillin in Greece http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a379/MaximusShred/DSCN0398.png http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a379/MaximusShred/DSCN0406.png
by TallMax
Wed Jul 02, 2008 5:57 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: D&D 4th Edition [and other..oh, who are we kidding. 4th Ed!]
Replies: 777
Views: 61323

Re: D&D 4th Edition [and other..oh, who are we kidding. 4th Ed!]

Still haven't gotten my books =[
by TallMax
Wed Jul 02, 2008 5:56 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Metal
Replies: 660
Views: 104329

Re: Metal

care to elaborate? have they managed to mix metal and techno? The only band that can pull it off and not sound like Powerman 5000 http://www.myspace.com/genghistron Listen to Things Don't Look Good or City o a Hill. I'm not that into them, but they were nice and didn't act like my band totally suck...
by TallMax
Wed Jul 02, 2008 5:53 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Best Concert You've Been To
Replies: 334
Views: 35641

Re: Best Concert You've Been To

I missed a WitTR/Earth/SunnO))) concert a year ago because I was away on vacation, and I still regret it. My friend went to this. He said when Sunn O))) played they held their thumbs out like in Gladiator, then when they slowly turned their hands downward making a thumbs down they slid this bass no...
by TallMax
Wed Jun 25, 2008 3:53 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Awesome bands that nobody's heard of
Replies: 551
Views: 99489

Re: Awesome bands that nobody's heard of

I don't think anyone with a lick of sense has taken Pitchfork seriously for awhile
by TallMax
Tue Jun 17, 2008 4:18 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Dark Knight
Replies: 602
Views: 53286

Re: The Dark Knight

The best teaser trailer you'll see of this movie until it comes out

Get pumped. (Link goes straight to .mov)

Note - the sound on the clip is very quiet
by TallMax
Tue Jun 17, 2008 12:13 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: D&D 4th Edition [and other..oh, who are we kidding. 4th Ed!]
Replies: 777
Views: 61323

Re: D&D 4th Edition [and other..oh, who are we kidding. 4th Ed!]

Belial wrote:Terrible extradimensional panhandling, more like.


In proper transient terminology, spangeing (verb - spange. Ex., "Man, we need money - lets spange." Pronunciation - Spaingzhe is asking for money, and busking is playing for money.

So...totally different >_>
by TallMax
Mon Jun 16, 2008 4:21 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Best Concert You've Been To
Replies: 334
Views: 35641

Re: Best Concert You've Been To

I might have to say, in terms of a house show, the Punch/Skull Collector show I was just at was probably the most fun I'll ever have at a place not meant for live music.

And it cost me $5 too! (instead of $200 =/ )
by TallMax
Mon Jun 16, 2008 4:17 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 2992983

Re: Back to post yo' face

Crowdsurfing on a boogie board in a toolshed. For reference, I'm 6'6, and the ceiling was roughly a foot above my head.

Image
by TallMax
Sun Jun 15, 2008 10:38 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Game of Thrones: The TV Show (novelisation coming soon)
Replies: 2124
Views: 360601

Re: A Song of Ice and Fire

It'll probably get cancelled like Carnivale.
by TallMax
Sun Jun 15, 2008 8:26 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Metal
Replies: 660
Views: 104329

Re: Metal

if you want probably the best shoegaze/metal related band, the Angelic Process' last two albums are both stellar. What Jesu's sound should have turned in to.

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