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by CelticNot
Tue Sep 25, 2018 5:05 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8231
Views: 1282564

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Belated congrats!
by CelticNot
Tue Aug 21, 2018 2:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8231
Views: 1282564

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Popping in briefly to say... everything went well.
by CelticNot
Wed Jul 04, 2018 3:15 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8231
Views: 1282564

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Five days until surgery.

aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
by CelticNot
Wed Jun 13, 2018 3:10 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Philosophy and science of gender and sex
Replies: 118
Views: 9619

Re: Philosophy and science of gender and sex

... A trans woman, who might have androgenic bone structure, voice etc. can't afford those additional incongruences without increasing their risk of being perceived as "not-a-woman", which might variously result in denial of treatment for gender dysphoria, firing, refusal of service or ph...
by CelticNot
Thu May 24, 2018 3:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1997: "Business Update"
Replies: 21
Views: 3840

Re: 1997: Business Update

rmsgrey wrote:All my birthyear comic does is reveal (mildly) personally identifying information to the internet if I share which it is...


Coincidentally, so does mine.
by CelticNot
Fri May 04, 2018 3:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8231
Views: 1282564

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

I ended up diabetic about a year after starting spiro, so I had a bit of help in needing to adjust my diet. I've still got extra weight but I'm comfortable where I am now. I need to get fitter just for health reasons, though. On the other hand, I went on spiro early to head off loss of hair due to m...
by CelticNot
Wed May 02, 2018 3:49 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8231
Views: 1282564

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Congrats, poxic. :D

My lifemate is NB, so I can understand the confusion that comes with it. Self-reflection and -realization is hard.
by CelticNot
Tue May 01, 2018 8:50 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Thomas Fire
Replies: 136
Views: 21204

Re: Thomas Fire

Similarly, my phone knows how to read metadata from pictures I take with it so it knows which way is "up", but Discord does not. It's kind of frustrating sharing pictures that end up canted 90 degrees left or right.
by CelticNot
Thu Apr 26, 2018 7:08 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Food fleeting thoughts
Replies: 181
Views: 23813

Re: Food fleeting thoughts

I don't know if this is the right thread for this, but I hate when you eat something that taints your tastebuds for some time afterward. I had some packet garlic pasta last night that left a bad taste in my mouth, and it still hasn't gone away 18 hours later, making everything taste gross.
by CelticNot
Fri Apr 20, 2018 3:30 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Thomas Fire
Replies: 136
Views: 21204

Re: Thomas Fire

CorruptUser wrote:So, drought/desert beats mudslides, and tumbleweeds beat desert, and meth beats tumbleweeds? Then fire beats meth?


Rock Paper Scissors Lizard Spock meets the Five Horsefolk of the Modern Apocalypse?
by CelticNot
Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:03 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Where Aren't They Now (Obituaries)
Replies: 278
Views: 58867

Re: Where Aren't They Now (Obituaries)

Harry Anderson, a.k.a. Judge Harry T. Stone (presiding), gone at 65.
by CelticNot
Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1980: "Turkish Delight"
Replies: 95
Views: 14851

Re: 1980: "Turkish Delight"

I concede I'm not a fan of rosewater as a flavouring, but Turkish Delight doesn't seem that horrid to me. Then again, I'm one of the rare adults who still enjoys gummy candy of all shapes, sizes, and flavours.
by CelticNot
Fri Mar 23, 2018 7:14 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Thomas Fire
Replies: 136
Views: 21204

Re: Thomas Fire

The inability to discern the probable damages is the major reason our disaster spending is skyrocketing. Like there are houses that food sic every year, and yet they act all surprised at the damage. I mean, I'm not going to argue that continuing to live in a place like that isn't foolhardy; I've be...
by CelticNot
Fri Mar 23, 2018 3:51 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Thomas Fire
Replies: 136
Views: 21204

Re: Thomas Fire

And yet it doesn't feel safer when a tornado in that area quite literally wipes a city off the map. (Okay, it was a *small* city, but still.) Having lived through a tornado that destroyed a trailer park (I was well away from it, but I was also twelve, so it sure didn't feel safe to me), I can concu...
by CelticNot
Thu Mar 22, 2018 2:27 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Thomas Fire
Replies: 136
Views: 21204

Re: Thomas Fire

TL;DR: it's super heavy rains, which doesn't so much cause flooding given the geography here, but on the recently-burned hillsides is expected to cause severe mudslides. Do you still want to live in a disaster heavy zone where you have to evacuate all the time? In fairness to Pfhorrest, it doesn't ...
by CelticNot
Tue Mar 06, 2018 4:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8231
Views: 1282564

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Ah, thank you. XD
by CelticNot
Mon Mar 05, 2018 4:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8231
Views: 1282564

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Personally, I gave a bit of leniency to a few of my co-workers who worked with me day in and day out for over a decade before I switched - particularly one lady who's nearing retirement and has a somewhat flaky memory.
by CelticNot
Mon Mar 05, 2018 4:42 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Where Aren't They Now (Obituaries)
Replies: 278
Views: 58867

Re: Where Aren't They Now (Obituaries)

David Ogden Stiers, best known as Major Winchester of M*A*S*H, dies at 75.

Winchester was easily my favourite character on M*A*S*H, next to Colonel Potter. Godspeed, sir.
by CelticNot
Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What's your racial makeups and what did you learn?
Replies: 46
Views: 7349

Re: What's your racial makeups and what did you learn?

My mother's side of the family is 'English', which is a fancy way of saying I have no clue. My father, though, is 1/2 Irish, 1/4 Scottish, 1/8 Portuguese, and 1/8 Coast Salish (Pacific Northwest indigenous band). I also apparently descend from two famous leaders who were on opposite sides of a gener...
by CelticNot
Fri Feb 02, 2018 4:23 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: What is red and blue and you see it in the sky?
Replies: 9
Views: 3887

Re: What is red and blue and you see it in the sky?

You're not supposed to. She's trying to keep you guessing on purpose. XD
by CelticNot
Fri Feb 02, 2018 4:18 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Schoolgirls and boys w/behavioral problems
Replies: 4
Views: 3414

Re: Schoolgirls and boys w/behavioral problems

The bitter and cynical part of me says it's because the goal of school isn't as much education as socialization. They're trying to make young folks into people who frequently take work home with them, sit silently and don't talk back, obey orders immediately... there's no sympathy for anyone having ...
by CelticNot
Mon Jan 15, 2018 11:14 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 4117
Views: 546512

Re: The Darker Side of the News

In the extremely unlikely even of La Palma collapsing into the sea, everyone in the area shaded blue here (and in those two clear diamonds where I guess they didn't have the data needs to get 100m up in the air, way out to sea or somewhere not shaded blue here , in about 7 hours. Half a million peo...
by CelticNot
Fri Jan 05, 2018 3:58 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8231
Views: 1282564

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

I um didn't think trans* girls could ever ever have periods? I didn't think that was like possible? I'll read the actual link and see the comments but the title is creeping me out. For the sake of clarification, we'll never bleed (and I haven't even had the surgery yet), but bleeding isn't the ONLY...
by CelticNot
Thu Dec 21, 2017 4:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8231
Views: 1282564

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Somehow I shrank two inches when I went on hormones - either that or I'm just shrinking due to age (I turned 40 a few months back). My feet shrank too, but unfortunately I still have to wear size 12W or 13 women's, and there's not a lot of those, at least outside of specialty shops. Naturally this m...
by CelticNot
Mon Dec 04, 2017 4:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1924: "Solar Panels"
Replies: 60
Views: 6487

Re: 1924: "Solar Panels"

I don't really see the purpose of the "When running, is it hot to the touch?" query. Do solar panels have some inherent problem when heated? A quick Googling gives me this: How Solar Panel Temperature Affects Efficiency Which, if accurate (standard disclaimers apply), suggests that desert...
by CelticNot
Fri Dec 01, 2017 7:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1923: "Felsius"
Replies: 78
Views: 8483

Re: 1923: "Felsius"

measure wrote:
Rombobjörn wrote:Great, now we'll have an unresolvable schism between users of "Felsius" and users of "Celsenheit".

"Felsiusenheit"

Bless you.
by CelticNot
Thu Nov 23, 2017 4:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8231
Views: 1282564

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Dunno whether I should post this here or in the Woman Thread, but... I know there's no evidence for developing periods when on female hormones, but I'll be damned if I haven't had an emotional low like clockwork every 4.5 weeks in the last six months. I almost wish I had the physical symptoms to go ...
by CelticNot
Fri Oct 06, 2017 2:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1899: "Ears"
Replies: 31
Views: 4605

Re: 1899: "Ears"

I can use earbuds, but only for about five minutes before they HURT LIKE DUCKING HELL because the only way they'll stay in is to shove them too deep for comfort.
by CelticNot
Tue Oct 03, 2017 4:45 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Where Aren't They Now (Obituaries)
Replies: 278
Views: 58867

Re: Where Aren't They Now (Obituaries)

Been a few days, surprised no one has mentioned that Hugh Hefner (91) has passed.
by CelticNot
Wed Sep 20, 2017 3:15 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8231
Views: 1282564

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Congratulations on taking such a big step in your transition. Hopefully everything goes well. I'd be worried about the surgery even though I want it. It's envious that you're not as worried as I imagine I'd be ha-ha. :P Thanks. I'll probably start panicking when I have a firm date, since that puts ...
by CelticNot
Wed Sep 20, 2017 3:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1892: "USB Cables"
Replies: 40
Views: 6598

1892: "USB Cables"

Image

Titled Text: Tag yourself, I'm "frayed."

I'm "weird shape".
by CelticNot
Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1891: "Obsolete Technology"
Replies: 63
Views: 9019

Re: 1891: "New Technology"

... (But she had to agree with the article's tangential reference to Millennials' scorn for doorbells, because almost everyone she'd ever want to open the door for just texts "I'm here" instead.) As someone who doesn't fit cleanly into one generation or another, I have the same problem, h...
by CelticNot
Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1891: "Obsolete Technology"
Replies: 63
Views: 9019

Re: 1891: "New Technology"

But I'm curious about those nuclear fireworks. Is there a downside besides the radiation that would kill us all? Unless you don't mind EMPing the entire tri-state area, you'd need a nice, long sight line to the display location (assuming you rather like your football stadium or what-have-you.) Also...
by CelticNot
Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8231
Views: 1282564

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Been in communication with the clinic for my SRS. They wanted an A1C update since it was old. I have a new one and it's quite good. Just need to get the results from my endocrinologist, scan and send them in, and maybe within a month I'll have a date. I should be a lot more nervous about this than I...
by CelticNot
Mon Jun 05, 2017 3:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8231
Views: 1282564

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Officially funded for GRS for this fiscal year; now I'm waiting on a callback from the clinic on Montreal for scheduling. More waiting, but it's still progress!
by CelticNot
Mon May 29, 2017 3:39 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Where Aren't They Now (Obituaries)
Replies: 278
Views: 58867

Re: Where Aren't They Now (Obituaries)

Ex-front man for Soundgarden, Chris Cornell, dead at 52.
by CelticNot
Fri Apr 21, 2017 3:50 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7180
Views: 535005

Re: Trump presidency

Soooo... uhhh.... Apparently this image isn't ironic. More to this story here: http://www.newsweek.com/2017/04/28/alt-right-poster-art-propaganda-white-nationalism-586355.html Pardon my language, but what the unholy fuck?! I'm starting to think I'm going to see a race/culture war involving guns in ...
by CelticNot
Mon Mar 27, 2017 3:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1816: "Mispronunciation"
Replies: 155
Views: 24820

Re: 1816: "Mispronunciation"

This comic, and especially the alt-text, made me twitch. I didn't realise how badly such things bothered me until now.
by CelticNot
Wed Mar 22, 2017 3:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1814: "Color Pattern"
Replies: 62
Views: 15579

Re: 1814: "Color Pattern"

flicky1991 wrote:Apparently Randall is not above stealing jokes from his own IRC channel. :P


TIL xkcd has its own equivalent to bash.org. I am howling (with laughter).
by CelticNot
Tue Mar 21, 2017 3:06 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Knives and sharpening: Cooks edition
Replies: 28
Views: 5728

Re: Knives and sharpening: Cooks edition

Steel isn't normally that brittle. Although I've read up that some Japanese metals are incredibly hard... but brittle as a result. Western Knives seem to have a bigger focus on softer, more stainless, and more flexible steels (although they're less hard and therefore go duller quicker). Do you reca...

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