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by Hooch
Wed Oct 19, 2011 12:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0966: "Jet Fuel"
Replies: 168
Views: 40995

Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

I'm surprised (yet pleased) that no one has made an obnoxious Inception reference to the image description by now....
by Hooch
Wed Oct 05, 2011 6:06 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Getting a talk box for Christmas -- which one should I buy?
Replies: 3
Views: 1274

Re: Getting a talk box for Christmas -- which one should I b

Thanks for the suggestions, but the priority so far is to go ahead and try to buy one, as stated in the original paragraph. I've seen one-or-two real ones used, and I'd like to take my chances.
by Hooch
Wed Oct 05, 2011 12:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Getting a talk box for Christmas -- which one should I buy?
Replies: 3
Views: 1274

Getting a talk box for Christmas -- which one should I buy?

Although I question how much I'll actually use it in the long run, I would like to actually have my hands on a (factory-made) talk box. My father and I have talked about making one, but it would probably take too much time and money to make something so bootleg. With this in mind, I'd like to ask fo...
by Hooch
Wed Sep 07, 2011 7:09 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: POST YOUR MUSIC HERE and actually Listen too! (Rules in OP)
Replies: 396
Views: 170626

Re: Post YOUR music here (Merged : The Rainbow Correction)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rInQjcZQ0gw Ready to be depressed? I don't know what it is, but the hip-hop/dubstep hybrid, which I often find through The Joker or Matty G, finds me when I'm depressed. The source of my depression? The end of my freshman year in college. I had to make an extended stay...
by Hooch
Wed Jul 13, 2011 6:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0924: "3D Printer"
Replies: 65
Views: 44080

Re: 0924: "3D Printer"

hintss wrote:someone made plastic poop. http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:9955 sigh.


Plastic poop has been around since Jimmy Kimmel was on The Man Show.
by Hooch
Fri Jun 24, 2011 1:56 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Geert Wilders acquitted of Hate Speech
Replies: 9
Views: 1577

Re: Geert Wilders acquitted of Hate Speech

If I'm correct in saying it, this is precisely why the KKK is still operating -- they can openly express their hatred so long as no crime is committed.
by Hooch
Wed Jun 08, 2011 6:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0909: "Worst-Case Shopping"
Replies: 56
Views: 13159

Re: 0909: "Worst-Case Shopping"

First comic in a while that made me laugh audibly. Story of my life, by the way (indirectly). As soon as I throw something tangible away, I find a practical use for it.
by Hooch
Tue May 31, 2011 6:19 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: POST YOUR MUSIC HERE and actually Listen too! (Rules in OP)
Replies: 396
Views: 170626

Re: Post YOUR music here (Merged : The Rainbow Correction)

This is my third album, "219." http://www.youtube.com/playlist?p=PL8D8514458DAABE2B http://djntd.bandcamp.com My third annual album (although technically my fourth album overall), proving that I can't stick to one style to save my life. Is this a good thing? Give this bad boy a...
by Hooch
Tue May 31, 2011 6:10 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: 3rd annual album - "219"
Replies: 5
Views: 1676

Re: 3rd annual album - "219"

Ah. Now I understand. I've posted in that thread before. Call me pretentious, but I wanted more focus on this material itself, and didn't want to get overlooked when the next user posted their material. Yeah, it doesn't work that way. - ST But I'll give it a revisit if it puts the mods at ease. Lock...
by Hooch
Tue May 31, 2011 3:16 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: 3rd annual album - "219"
Replies: 5
Views: 1676

Re: 3rd annual album - "219"

TaintedDeity wrote:Actually, the description doesn't say nearly enough... I have no idea what this is or why it has its own thread.


Try clicking on the link to the YouTube playlist, bad boy.
by Hooch
Tue May 31, 2011 2:27 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: 3rd annual album - "219"
Replies: 5
Views: 1676

3rd annual album - "219"

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?p=PL8D8514458DAABE2B

Nothing but EDM -- well, one Latin song. The description in the playlist says it all, really. This is my attempt to upkeep an album, survive my freshman of college, and remain diverse at the same time. Go ahead and give them a listen.
by Hooch
Wed May 25, 2011 12:48 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Becoming an MC: What do I do?
Replies: 9
Views: 2114

Re: Becoming an MC: What do I do?

You, sir, name? wrote:Wear a big clock and rhyme a lot.

At least that's what I hear.


Nice Flavor Flav reference, but he is a hype man, not an MC.
by Hooch
Tue May 24, 2011 11:12 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Becoming an MC: What do I do?
Replies: 9
Views: 2114

Re: Becoming an MC: What do I do?

M.C. wrote:Are you sure you have what it takes? :P


Pretty sure. I'm willing to build myself up from smaller DJs if I have to. But I need some "requirements" and expectations.
by Hooch
Sat May 21, 2011 1:01 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Becoming an MC: What do I do?
Replies: 9
Views: 2114

Becoming an MC: What do I do?

I'm trying to become an MC ("Master of Ceremonies"), performing alongside the DJ while he concentrates on the mixing. Now, I'm not talking about your banquet or recital MC, who coordinates EVERY part of the party. But my best impression of the MC I want to be comes from dubstep shows. Here...
by Hooch
Mon May 02, 2011 9:41 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: "Where would they strike?" (hypothetical question)
Replies: 46
Views: 6835

Re: "Where would they strike?" (hypothetical question)

Right-wing extremists aren't necessarily "the" enemy.

I guess what I'm saying is to point out enemies when suggesting targets.
by Hooch
Mon May 02, 2011 5:50 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: "Where would they strike?" (hypothetical question)
Replies: 46
Views: 6835

"Where would they strike?" (hypothetical question)

As most of y'all should be aware by now, Osama Bin Laden, the notorious leader of a terrorist organization, has been assassinated (according to US Intel). As my fellow dorm-mates and I discussed what the future would bring in terms of potential retaliation, and interesting question for the pure fun ...
by Hooch
Sun May 01, 2011 9:57 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Instruments you wish you played
Replies: 86
Views: 89259

Re: Instruments you wish you played

- My top one is piano/keyboard. I'm adept in the theory surrounding it and can play better than a drunken two-year-old, but I had a chance to truly master it early on and passed it up. Now that I'm a Music Education major, I heavily regret it. - Bass guitar. I've always been a fan of the lower frequ...
by Hooch
Sun May 01, 2011 8:53 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: How to get your music heard on the net?
Replies: 12
Views: 3648

Re: How to get your music heard on the net?

Holy Christ. How in the Hell did I forgot public performance? I totally agree. If you have the budget and location, it's perfect. A unique stage presence helps as well, which groups such as Blink-182 tend to do.
by Hooch
Sun May 01, 2011 5:00 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: How to get your music heard on the net?
Replies: 12
Views: 3648

Re: How to get your music heard on the net?

a) Soundcloud seems to be pretty popular. If you can get a large crowd to look at your music, it can actually be pretty useful. b) Above all else, I'd definitely recommend YouTube for fronting your music. - It's gotten me the most plays and the best understanding of my results when I look at my stat...
by Hooch
Sat Apr 23, 2011 2:32 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Deficit reduction problem
Replies: 63
Views: 8274

Re: Deficit reduction problem

Not necessarily that I agree with it, but I thought I'd throw it in for consideration. My high school Government teacher suggested that taxes be lowered, which will encourage spending (granted that retailers tag along), which would (hopefully) result in more income than simply raising the taxes. In ...
by Hooch
Tue Apr 12, 2011 4:21 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: "Future farm: a sunless, rainless room indoors"
Replies: 75
Views: 8137

Re: "Future farm: a sunless, rainless room indoors"

http://mobileemergencycity.com/?p=137 And that's just the first google link I clicked on. I mean, the LED lights are cool, but the idea of using small spaces and layered plants in order to replace large scale agriculture has been kicking around for a long time. The resource savings seem better than...
by Hooch
Tue Apr 12, 2011 3:57 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: "Future farm: a sunless, rainless room indoors"
Replies: 75
Views: 8137

"Future farm: a sunless, rainless room indoors"

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/eu_netherlands_sunless_farming DEN BOSCH, Netherlands – Farming is moving indoors, where the sun never shines, where rainfall is irrelevant and where the climate is always right. The perfect crop field could be inside a windowless building with meticulously controlled ligh...
by Hooch
Wed Mar 16, 2011 1:13 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: "Too soon."
Replies: 64
Views: 9979

Re: "Too soon."

Agreed. For example; "You guys hear about the new Haitian pop sensation, New Blocks on the Kid? I hear they really bring the house down!" *rimshot* Or my friend quoting "Footloose" by Kenny Loggins.* *In that particular photo, only the feet were visible from beneath the rubble.
by Hooch
Sun Mar 13, 2011 11:10 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: "Too soon."
Replies: 64
Views: 9979

Re: "Too soon."

When I mentioned the formula, I was hoping for a scenario similar to Comic 314 ( http://xkcd.com/314/ ), but oh well.
by Hooch
Sun Mar 13, 2011 1:21 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: "Too soon."
Replies: 64
Views: 9979

"Too soon."

I'm no sadist, but I enjoy my black humor every now and then. This was especially prevalent in high school, where my antics included a Virginia Tech* joke and posting Encyclopedia Dramatica quotes on MySpace on the day of Michael Jackson's* death. Inspired by an inane YouTube comment using the recen...
by Hooch
Thu Mar 10, 2011 7:37 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Is there a new oil shock on its way?
Replies: 30
Views: 4173

Re: Is there a new oil shock on its way?

Okay it's speculative and I don't buy into it. Barring a long lasting Saudi Arabian civil war or an all out Sunni/Shia war, oil production isn't going to be effected by some political change and reform in the Middle East. It is a very interesting what-if scenario. It's just not a very likely one. I...
by Hooch
Sat Mar 05, 2011 6:05 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Is there a new oil shock on its way?
Replies: 30
Views: 4173

Re: Is there a new oil shock on its way?

A friend of mine has recently looked into the idea of New World Order and has even put together plans in case everything goes to Hell. I regarded him as paranoid at the time, but now I don't blame his paranoia. There's some fucked up shit going on that my mental callouses can no longer ignore.
by Hooch
Sun Feb 13, 2011 7:59 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Headphones broke...again.
Replies: 12
Views: 2848

Re: Headphones broke...again.

I've had my Sennheiser HD 280 pros for four or five years. There's no wear and tear at all. They're fantastic headphones. But you said the pair that just broke were sports headphones. Are you looking for something you can workout with? If so, I wouldn't recommend the 280s, because the cushions will...
by Hooch
Fri Feb 11, 2011 6:06 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Headphones broke...again.
Replies: 12
Views: 2848

Re: Headphones broke...again.

I believe the 428's are "on ear" instead of "around hear". Also, they're not nearly as robust. They're around the ear. http://www.amazon.com/Sennheiser-HD428-Closed-Circumaural-Headphone/dp/B002DGTGNG/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1297447192&sr=8-1 Has anyone ...
by Hooch
Fri Feb 11, 2011 2:41 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Headphones broke...again.
Replies: 12
Views: 2848

Re: Headphones broke...again.

One thing with Sennheiser is that they tend to make replacing the cord anywhere from "dead easy" to "fairly practical." I haven't had my 280s long enough for wear and tear to be an issue, but based on the instructions in the manual, it'd be pretty easy. I know replacing the cord...
by Hooch
Fri Feb 11, 2011 2:24 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Headphones broke...again.
Replies: 12
Views: 2848

Re: Headphones broke...again.

How long have you been using Seinnheisers, particularly that headphone model?

If I decide to crap out on the 280s, the 428s right below it seem just as reliable.
by Hooch
Wed Feb 09, 2011 5:42 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Headphones broke...again.
Replies: 12
Views: 2848

Headphones broke...again.

The pair that just broke, Sony MDR-G57, was actually an excellent pair. For sports headphones, they had great quality, and endured nearly a year of Headphone Auschwitz. However, the chord has unfortunately been damaged, and output only comes out of the left speaker. So it's time to buy some durable ...
by Hooch
Mon Jan 10, 2011 4:22 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: You can save one book from a fire...
Replies: 45
Views: 9799

Re: You can save one book from a fire...

GhostWolfe wrote:You guys get the non-fictions. I'm going to save Where the Wild Things Are.

/angell


Since when is Republic non-fiction? = P
by Hooch
Sun Jan 09, 2011 2:43 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: "Proving" someone wrong?
Replies: 12
Views: 3294

Re: "Proving" someone wrong?

I used to be a "think with the balls before the brain" individual. Wrong or not, I would constantly (if not blindly) support my side of the argument. When I finally came to truly realize that I was wrong....Well, I was at peace, really. I accepted it pretty well. Hopefully, the same will h...
by Hooch
Sun Jan 09, 2011 2:37 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: You can save one book from a fire...
Replies: 45
Views: 9799

Re: You can save one book from a fire...

Somewhere between Republic and Utilitarianism. The former is one of the defining books of all philosophy. The latter....Hell, I just agree with it the most (from what I've had to study for the unit, anyway). I consider it to be an accurate observation on human behavior and what leaders and citizens ...
by Hooch
Sat Jan 08, 2011 6:48 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Google Hacked by Tiger-M@te
Replies: 3
Views: 2296

Re: Google Hacked by Tiger-M@te

Just seems like pointless trolling to me. I don't understand why such trolling is still considered the "bee's knees" amongst malevolent computer users. "Oh, look. This page got hacked. Oh, look. The page became fully restored in the blink of an eye. Now, who wants to see this clip of ...
by Hooch
Sat Jan 08, 2011 6:36 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: What to major in?
Replies: 19
Views: 2982

Re: What to major in?

Well, not to sound sappy or preach to the choir, but try not to worry too much about money. Find a career that you'll enjoy doing, and work your way up from there. I mean, I plan on becoming a band director a high school band. The very first thing my previous director told me was, "You won't be...
by Hooch
Sat Jan 08, 2011 6:21 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: DJ NTD - Freaking Saxophone (House Music)
Replies: 3
Views: 1810

Re: DJ NTD - Freaking Saxophone (House Music)

Before anyone asks, there is nothing I can do about the saxophone audio. I've done the best I can to filter out the good and bring out the bad . Umm... why do you want to do that? Anyway, I think you left some of the good in. And I think there's some bad that you didn't emphasize well. I'm sure you...
by Hooch
Fri Jan 07, 2011 8:56 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: DJ NTD - Freaking Saxophone (House Music)
Replies: 3
Views: 1810

DJ NTD - Freaking Saxophone (House Music)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qIgvgqw742o Video description: Isn't production hell wonderful? Me, Matthew, and CJ Vines have actually been planning to put songs together since 2009. However, groups, especially EDM groups, are hard to manage. Other projects, school, procrastination, equipment --...
by Hooch
Fri Jan 07, 2011 6:17 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: School Education vs Independent Learning
Replies: 17
Views: 6155

Re: School Education vs Independent Learning

I think part of the problem is the fact that the schools have to "mass distribute" the learning. By that, I mean that individualizing the learning process and make it interesting for each student is difficult in a public school setting. From roughly my freshmen to my junior year in high sc...

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