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by OBrien
Wed Sep 04, 2013 4:10 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3531610

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Are you Patti Smith?
by OBrien
Wed Sep 04, 2013 2:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13421
Views: 1747516

Re: Today I Learned

Oh for sure. I like to think that, having gone through that, I've gone down the route of "Being bullied fucking sucks, let's stop doing that to other people." whereas Frederick seems to have gone "Being bullied fucking sucks, let's try to be King, Lord Buttsworth PhD (Douchbaggery) so...
by OBrien
Wed Sep 04, 2013 1:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 913440

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

Turns out painting is a much better outlet when you're down or stressed than lurking forums and reddit. This is something to keep in mind in the future. I'd order it: physical labour, light-hearted films / TV / books, then internet in terms of getting rid of stress and shittyness. The work takes up...
by OBrien
Wed Sep 04, 2013 1:47 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13421
Views: 1747516

Re: Today I Learned

Granted, I come to this through nothing but people I knew of in high school who claim to have been bullied ... and it may have very well happened... but I recall them being on the giving end in more than one occasion as well, so I'm not sure if it's some delusion of theirs or if there were things I...
by OBrien
Wed Sep 04, 2013 1:42 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9227070

Re: unhatched fishes and turtle excluding devices

Or you could head on over to the UK where, despite a bit of a scare last week, the disproportionately hot Summer has carried on into the first days of Autumn.
by OBrien
Wed Sep 04, 2013 1:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3531610

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Inappropriate soundtracks to games are always awesome. When I was big into Fallout3 I had a mod that lets you play a 20-track playlist as one of the radio stations ("iPip Player" if anyone is interested). I loved filling it with ELO and Donna Summer.
by OBrien
Mon Sep 02, 2013 12:22 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9227070

Re: unhatched fishes and turtle excluding devices

A hug for you both. I needed a laugh.
by OBrien
Mon Sep 02, 2013 12:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3531610

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

From what I've seen of WW2 propaganda, logic isn't a big part of it. Just shut up and hate those foreigners.
by OBrien
Mon Sep 02, 2013 12:16 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3406
Views: 783100

Re: What were your dreams last night?

I dreamt I was at a festival / school / construction site I was partying / teaching / grafting at. After some time the fact that the setting was shifting occurred to me and I tried to escape with a group of friends and family. Eventually we found ourselves being chased down a path / tunnel / canal w...
by OBrien
Mon Sep 02, 2013 11:35 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: SAVE THE MUTTON CHOPS!
Replies: 9
Views: 3914

Re: SAVE THE MUTTON CHOPS!

Yeah, I feel I have to reiterate the point that any chinstrap facial hair looks ridiculous on 9/10 of people who go for it. Mutton-chops especially: It's in the name, they should be shaped like mutton chops. That said I think my facial hair looks crap, I just enjoy having it. So as long as he's unde...
by OBrien
Mon Sep 02, 2013 10:59 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 913440

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

I was quite upset that they'd changed the Burlesque tent at Glasto this year. While stand up and Radio 4 programs being broadcast live from a huge tent was fun, it was no way near as good as the tiny, 500-capacity tent with the pissed up compare and 70-odd year old ladies doing fan dances incredibly...
by OBrien
Mon Sep 02, 2013 10:53 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9227070

Re: unhatched fishes and turtle excluding devices

D'ya have a scale for that thing? Nice to hear you've got yourself some digs that tick all your boxes though.
by OBrien
Fri Aug 30, 2013 5:22 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9227070

Re: unhatched fishes and turtle excluding devices

Great. Now I'm imagining some sort of lemon crossed with David Byrne dancing round the ashes of SlyReaper's home singing "Burning Down the House"
by OBrien
Fri Aug 30, 2013 12:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 392088

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

I found that I usually sing terribly when I'm keping my voice at a nice indoor volume. When I use my entire lung capacity though, I can stay in tune a lot easier and have a much bigger range.
by OBrien
Fri Aug 30, 2013 12:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3406
Views: 783100

Re: What were your dreams last night?

and back to dreaming about the latest girl im interested in. it was nice, but grrr why is it my unconcious mental health seems directly tied to my social life? it has aggravating ups and downs. While this sort of shit sucks, I find it quite useful as an early warning system. I know everyone's menta...
by OBrien
Fri Aug 30, 2013 10:32 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13421
Views: 1747516

Re: Today I Learned

Also not in the UK, where they actually have been bought out by Morrisons.
by OBrien
Fri Aug 30, 2013 10:27 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.
Replies: 4973
Views: 752281

Re: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.

Like glassware complete with tiny imperfections, proof that it was lovingly hand-made by the hard-working indigenous peoples of... wherever. Fun fact: Most machine made glasses have such a smoth finish they're slightly scratched along the insided so that bubbles will still form form your beer / Cha...
by OBrien
Thu Aug 29, 2013 12:04 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9227070

Re: unhatched fishes and turtle excluding devices

Maybe he meant you're a soulful, bluesy biscuit?
by OBrien
Thu Aug 29, 2013 12:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Survey: How do you drive?
Replies: 49
Views: 12087

Re: Survey: How do you drive?

Nylonathatep wrote:1) Summarize your driving habits/philosophy:
A car collision involves two careless people. Don't be one and you'll be safe. (That also involves avoiding Careless People) Situational Awareness is key.

Fixed?
by OBrien
Thu Aug 29, 2013 10:25 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9227070

Re: unhatched fishes and turtle excluding devices

Passed a dude on the stairs earlier. He said "Good morning" in a bright cheery voice, so I said "Good morning" in return. Then he continued his conversation on the bluetooth headset he was wearing. I hate it when that happens. It's been almost 6 years since I moved from London t...
by OBrien
Thu Aug 29, 2013 10:16 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Survey: How do you drive?
Replies: 49
Views: 12087

Re: Survey: How do you drive?

Before I bother to answer are you only interested in cars or all road users? I have a push-bike so...
by OBrien
Thu Aug 29, 2013 10:13 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13421
Views: 1747516

Re: Today I Learned

^ TIL things you've learnt in this thread don't have to be posted in prose.
by OBrien
Thu Aug 29, 2013 10:11 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.
Replies: 4973
Views: 752281

Re: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.

You might look into the Large Trebuchet Delivery Service. Not only do they provide very timely local service, the delivery is sure to make an impact. I was trying to weigh up weather or not some sort of small rocket propelled by the build up of the methane produced would be feasible but your idea w...
by OBrien
Wed Aug 28, 2013 8:06 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.
Replies: 4973
Views: 752281

Re: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.

Hmm... you may be right. What other forms of delivery are there? Does the Pony Express still run?
by OBrien
Wed Aug 28, 2013 3:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13421
Views: 1747516

Re: Today I Learned

Red Hal wrote:This comes from the old measures which were England and Wales - 1/6gill, Scotland - 1/5gill, N. Ireland - 1/4gill.

TIL what a gill is in imperial measurements (1/4 pint, according to Wikipedia)
by OBrien
Wed Aug 28, 2013 3:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.
Replies: 4973
Views: 752281

Re: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.

OK, that the final straw. I'm gonna save up my poop for a month and send it to American Apparel's marketing department. Anyone else with me?
by OBrien
Wed Aug 28, 2013 3:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2813394

Re: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out

I know that feel, ouch. Complete abstinence is the only way I can manage it, otherwise "just the one" becomes "just a ten pack of Benson's gold" by the time I've walked the 130 meters from my front door to the shop. Then a week later I'm struggling to breath walking up the inclin...
by OBrien
Wed Aug 28, 2013 2:53 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What is your name an anagram of?
Replies: 384
Views: 53795

Re: What is your name an anagram of?

Nob brace tore loin, sir. Definitely not sexual. Quite painful actually. +1 internet cookie for correct middle name, +2 internet cookies, +1 internet hug for a correct first name, +1 scornful look for incorrect surname. Jell oxen harm headman Normal hen exhaled jam Mermen halal oxen hadj My name is ...
by OBrien
Wed Aug 28, 2013 2:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The Furry Thread! [Safespace]
Replies: 93
Views: 56691

Re: The Furry Thread!

Not a furry but, like Jesse, I'm interested in learning about your culture. I would say, for your own peace of mind if nothing else, try to change people's misconceptions. Like misogyny, racism, and every other kind of discrimination the best way to fight back is to pick people up on the bullshit th...
by OBrien
Tue May 22, 2012 12:46 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 913440

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

I still don't know what to make of that. I'd be embarrassed to be associated with a political party that watches TV during meetings, for whatever purpose. I just like it for two reasons: 1: Anything that undermines politicians non-violently and without preaching hatred will encourage people to gove...
by OBrien
Tue May 22, 2012 2:16 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 913440

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

by OBrien
Tue May 22, 2012 2:14 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3531610

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Stupid overly-energetic skanking on Saturday night has essentially crippled my calves since Sunday morning. Fuck.
by OBrien
Mon May 21, 2012 4:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9227070

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

Sometimes hand made can be better: When things aren't production-lined the maker can spend more time and care on the item and has a lot more room for adding their own particular flairs and designs. While I would agree that things like hand made mugs with things like "I went to Hippyfest '12!&qu...
by OBrien
Mon May 21, 2012 12:19 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9227070

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

Curses, my uninformed rantings have let me down once again.
by OBrien
Mon May 21, 2012 2:44 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3531610

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Don't forget the part about making it easily breakable / not work in the first place.
by OBrien
Mon May 21, 2012 2:37 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9227070

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

Menacing Spike wrote:it resumes in the middle of the youtube video [...] flash player missing.

Continuity error.
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by OBrien
Sun May 20, 2012 10:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9227070

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

Kithplana wrote:Leftover plain pasta (cold) + red wine vinaigrette + fresh tomatoes and mushrooms + a little extra basil and garlic salt = not half bad improvisational pasta salad. Although I'm not sure the garlic salt fits.

Garlic salt always goes well with vinaigrette, always.
by OBrien
Sun May 20, 2012 5:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 3033138

Re: Postify your facerity

I let it grow until it starts getting in my eyes and irritating me (takes about six months), then take my REVENGE and shave it all off, then repeat the cycle. :) I shaved my hair six months ago and regretted it so much. I hated having short hair and I'll be growing my hair for as long as possibly n...
by OBrien
Mon May 14, 2012 3:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 913440

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

Bought a meat feast pizza with red and green peppers and mild chillies . Added onions, garlic, oregano, cumin, paprika and cheddar. Win.
by OBrien
Sat May 12, 2012 7:19 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9227070

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

This butt-er be good.

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