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by A Man With A Hat
Fri Feb 18, 2011 1:27 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Classical Guitar
Replies: 2
Views: 1259

Classical Guitar

Hello, I was wondering if any fellow forumites are a fan of classical guitar. If so, any recommendations for what to listen to would be appreciated :D

My favourite piece right now is Julian Bream's rendition of Bach's Violin Sonata - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=spUT-2tU2Yk
by A Man With A Hat
Mon Feb 14, 2011 2:53 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3479003

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

we both geography You accidentally the whole verb. My gripe with Valentines day is that I'm single and it makes me feel lonely. If I'm miserable, everybody else should be miserable. :x forever_alone.jpg I have no idea what you're talking about, good sir. That is also another thing that annoys me ab...
by A Man With A Hat
Mon Feb 14, 2011 2:47 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Hard work vs. Smartishness
Replies: 247
Views: 38494

Re: Hard work vs. Smartishness

This has always been something that fascinates me. I'm a History student, and I just kind of 'get' it. I don't mean to be a braggart, but I'm just naturally good at History. I've been able to ride on the coat-tails of this all the way through and up to university where I am currently. I was expectin...
by A Man With A Hat
Mon Feb 14, 2011 2:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3479003

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

Dear people bitching about Valentine's Day: I get it, you think the whole day is a horribly commercialised sham. Fine, whatever. The "love doesn't need its own day, you should show love every day" bit though... By that logic, any day for anything is utterly pointless. Yet you don't all co...
by A Man With A Hat
Mon Feb 14, 2011 2:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90172
Views: 9082606

Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Mandom like the plague

tastelikecoke wrote:What happens if Alice was given a magic subatomic-level-shrinking mushroom?

"Hello Alice, would you like a cup of tau?"

That is an appalling joke and you should feel bad for saying. That's like saying that strange ducks go 'quark'.

Actually, that's pretty funny. Continue.
by A Man With A Hat
Mon Feb 14, 2011 2:28 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: So... Why'd you choose your "Top Ten Favourite Games"?
Replies: 134
Views: 29431

Re: Top Ten Favorite Games

I have to say that XKCD readers have an excellent taste in games. Congratulations all!
by A Man With A Hat
Tue Feb 08, 2011 9:56 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your voice!
Replies: 458
Views: 88875

Post Your Voice!

We have a post your face topic, a post your secrets topic, now for something else to make it even easier to stalk each other. There was one of these threads that died out around September last year, I felt like it would be better to make a new one as opposed to bumping the old one. Here's my voice, ...
by A Man With A Hat
Tue Feb 08, 2011 11:37 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 387777

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

if your drunkenness is suitably hilarious, then your being late can still be acceptable. Providing that I can take pictures. And video. And your wallet once you pass out.
by A Man With A Hat
Tue Feb 08, 2011 10:33 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 387777

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

No doubt this has been mentioned many times before, but...

if our meeting time is at 3pm, that means that you arrive at 3pm. You don't leave home at 3pm. >_>
by A Man With A Hat
Wed Feb 02, 2011 2:18 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: So... Why'd you choose your "Top Ten Favourite Games"?
Replies: 134
Views: 29431

Re: Top Ten Favorite Games

Magnanimous wrote:8. 007: Nightfire

Holy shit, someone else who loves 007:Nightfire. I had more fun with that game splitscreen than I did with Goldeneye
by A Man With A Hat
Tue Feb 01, 2011 2:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 387777

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

ISHTST, but please don't insult me and make fun of my "decision" to work at Wal-Mart. First, because it's a pretty assholish thing to do, but most because it wasn't a choice. I need a job to do such trivial things as live and eat and Wal-Mart was the only place that would even call me bac...
by A Man With A Hat
Tue Feb 01, 2011 12:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Real Life Weapon Choices (olden like the plague)
Replies: 190
Views: 87249

Re: Real Life Weapon Choices (olden like the plague)

Out of the weapons suggested so far, and assuming that you don't have the time to develop the muscle strength/skill of a weapon like a longbow, the crossbow would be the best choice. Shortbows are also effective enough, and aren't too hard to train to use, but compared to a crossbow for ease of use ...
by A Man With A Hat
Tue Feb 01, 2011 12:05 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90172
Views: 9082606

Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Mandom like the plague

A seagull was staring me down earlier today. I know that people say stuff like that a lot, but he was really giving me the evil eye. :?
by A Man With A Hat
Tue Feb 01, 2011 10:26 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: So... Why'd you choose your "Top Ten Favourite Games"?
Replies: 134
Views: 29431

Re: Top Ten Favorite Games

I can't really order them, but:

Rome: Total War
Baldur's Gate 2
Call of Duty 4
Fallout 3
Grim Fandango
Ratchet and Clank: Up Your Arsenal
Half Life 2
Age of Empires 2
Red Dead Redemption
Crash Team Racing
by A Man With A Hat
Mon Jan 31, 2011 12:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0854: "Learning to Cook"
Replies: 134
Views: 24948

Re: 0854: "Learning to Cook"

markfiend wrote:
BAReFOOt wrote:This is a great way to get to know people and girls!

Is it just me, or does this sentence implicitly exclude the group "girls" from the group "people"? :lol:


Girls are people?

News to me.

:wink:
by A Man With A Hat
Mon Jan 31, 2011 12:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0854: "Learning to Cook"
Replies: 134
Views: 24948

Re: 0854: "Learning to Cook"

I go to college and live in a Dormitory which means the only kitchen I have access to is a communal one which I can never know in advance if it will be busy. Yes, that’s sub-optimal. But I think it was meant so you would cook together. With a couple of friends everyone of you cooks at another day o...
by A Man With A Hat
Mon Jan 31, 2011 12:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3479003

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

I know it's been ranted about many time before, but Why must I procrastinate soooo much? I didn't do any work this weekend and now I have to fix my edit my paper and get into LaTex (which I've never used before) before the end of monday I feel for you, procrastination is a curse on my life too. As ...
by A Man With A Hat
Mon Jan 31, 2011 11:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0854: "Learning to Cook"
Replies: 134
Views: 24948

Re: 0854: "Learning to Cook"

I tried to cook something fancy once. It didn't go well.

As such, I can fully relate to this comic.
by A Man With A Hat
Mon Jan 31, 2011 11:48 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90172
Views: 9082606

Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Mandom like the plague

I woke up at 8:20am to go to class after a month long break or so. Being a university student, this was more difficult than any of the exams I've done in the past two weeks.
by A Man With A Hat
Mon Jan 31, 2011 11:46 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 9421
Views: 1496284

Re: Minecraft

I know I'm kind of jumping into this thread here, but I love Minecraft and I love reading what other people are doing in the game :D My last 'project' was inspired by the Minecraft Interstate video on Youtube. I made a Nether Portal, walked through it for about 15 minutes, then built a second portal...
by A Man With A Hat
Thu Jul 02, 2009 5:05 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Billy Mays dead at age of 50
Replies: 44
Views: 5094

Re: Billy Mays dead at age of 50

Princess Marzipan wrote:
Gears wrote:Farah Fawcett, Michael Jackson, Ed McMahon. You just knew Billy mays had to throw in one more for free.

Niccce.

I sense a great storm of puns approaching...

So get your Pun-Protection System for only $19.95! Guaranteed to keep out all cringe-worthy jokes for up to 10 years!
by A Man With A Hat
Thu Jul 02, 2009 5:03 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your voice!
Replies: 458
Views: 88875

Re: Post your voice!

Man With a Hat, I would marry you if it meant I'd hear you speak all the time. Actually, I probably wouldn't. but I'd hang out with you at least. (: That wasn't too creepy, was it? Oh, not in the slightest! On a completely unrelated note, do you know where I could get some pepper spray? I've never ...
by A Man With A Hat
Wed Jul 01, 2009 12:02 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90172
Views: 9082606

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (now with 20% more fungus!)

I want to watch Top Gear on the BBC iPlayer, but if I don't go to bed now, I will suffer dire consequences from the beast that slumbers here.

Why is the internet so fascinating that I am compelled to stay up to 4am every night?
by A Man With A Hat
Tue Jun 30, 2009 5:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3479003

Re: Rant Thread

michaelandjimi wrote:The mistake there was the "pretend".

Fool.


Yes, well...I'll forward you the directions to the actual building of the pyramid, alright?
by A Man With A Hat
Tue Jun 30, 2009 2:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.
Replies: 4973
Views: 744929

Re: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.

OBrien wrote:
Chfan wrote:It may be the most important meal of the day, but it was specifically designed to have bland, tasteless food served during it. That is why I hate breakfast.


Try a Full English

Even better, try an Ulster Fry.

We have bread made from potatoes, damnit!
by A Man With A Hat
Tue Jun 30, 2009 12:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3479003

Re: Rant Thread

Belial wrote:Cut it the fuck out, you lot.

Could we continue if we pretend to be your slaves, building a great quote pyramid with which to bury you in upon the hour of your passing?
by A Man With A Hat
Tue Jun 30, 2009 11:53 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3479003

Re: Rant Thread

Blokey wrote:
SlyReaper wrote:
Moo wrote:
michaelandjimi wrote:
Moo wrote:
michaelandjimi wrote:When he hits it, he rolls.
'Cause that's how he rolls.
Damn, we're on a roll, aren't we?
What can I say? They just seem to roll off my tongue.
Bacon rolls are yummy.

You kids and your roll-playing games.


I'm so happy that I helped to get this ball rolling.
by A Man With A Hat
Tue Jun 30, 2009 11:14 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3479003

Re: Rant Thread

singlefin wrote:There is no win in this game. Only headDesking. I intend to run away before the "poiuytrewq" across my forehead becomes permanent.


No offence man, but that's one fucking large forehead.
by A Man With A Hat
Tue Jun 30, 2009 10:02 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90172
Views: 9082606

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (now with 20% more fungus!)

I think 28 Weeks Later is the only film I have ever seen in which someone has a nightmare and remains lying down. Seriously, who the fuck immediately sits bolt upright? I'd imagine that the force of all of the hairs on the person's upper body simultaneously standing on end would propel them upwards...
by A Man With A Hat
Mon Jun 29, 2009 11:55 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 93976
Views: 7325296

Re: Count to a Million [Space Page Toppers PT.2!]

20284

It never was a game.
by A Man With A Hat
Mon Jun 29, 2009 10:07 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90172
Views: 9082606

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (now with 20% more fungus!)

LIQUID!!!

*Fires Stinger*
by A Man With A Hat
Mon Jun 29, 2009 10:06 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8668
Views: 1795876

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Chfan wrote:FURRIES DO NOT PARTAKE IN BESTIALITY!

(Constructive Criticism: Change "Bestiality to "Sex" and change "Cat" to "Person Dressed as Cat.")


Edited for your pleasure, good sir!

Spoiler:
Image
by A Man With A Hat
Mon Jun 29, 2009 9:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8668
Views: 1795876

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

P.P.S. Then don't use it for fonts... it was hard enough at the beginning copypasta-ing individual letters, but now there is an xkcd font for d/l, and even a C++ script for producing the lettering a few pages back. A little effort... ;) P.P.P.S. I laughed :¡This cheese is burning me!: Duly noted, a...
by A Man With A Hat
Mon Jun 29, 2009 5:03 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8668
Views: 1795876

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Image
The gradients of these curves may vary depending on if the human is the pitcher or the catcher.





P.S. Paint is terrible for fonts.
by A Man With A Hat
Mon Jun 29, 2009 4:36 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your Eye
Replies: 318
Views: 46610

Re: Post your Eye

Spoiler:
Image


Okay, there.

The reflection annoyed me a little bit, but I wasn't exactly going to complain.
by A Man With A Hat
Mon Jun 29, 2009 3:23 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.
Replies: 4973
Views: 744929

Re: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.

Speak for yourself. Is there a (Zing!) emote? Because I really think that there should be one. Something I find annoying in commercials is how they always show a bath etc. in cleaning product adverts, and it's filthy. I mean, they must have tossed a pig and some laxative laced slops in there to get...
by A Man With A Hat
Mon Jun 29, 2009 2:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90172
Views: 9082606

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (now with 20% more fungus!)

FT: If I unfocus my eyes and stare at nothing, normally I can refocus instantly. If I'm wearing contacts, though, they stay blurry for a good five or ten seconds after I start trying to focus again. I can't tell if I'm causing the lenses to become slightly detached, or if my biological lenses are j...
by A Man With A Hat
Mon Jun 29, 2009 1:30 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: ITT: We make lame threads.
Replies: 1851
Views: 157551

Re: ITT: We make lame threats.

SlyReaper wrote:I'm going to point out that my hat is clearly superior to yours.

I am going to retort with a witty comment that denounces your previous statement, but on a grand scheme changes nothing.
by A Man With A Hat
Mon Jun 29, 2009 1:04 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: ITT: We make lame threads.
Replies: 1851
Views: 157551

Re: ITT: We make lame threats.

I am going to go round to your house, and open every drawer and cupboard door a tiny bit.

I will also move every rug so it's just slightly out of line with everything else.
by A Man With A Hat
Mon Jun 29, 2009 1:00 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Billy Mays dead at age of 50
Replies: 44
Views: 5094

Re: Billy Mays dead at age of 50

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_JaW_f45xnY

Billy Mays was sadly a victim of his own products.

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