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by Zelda007
Fri Apr 01, 2011 6:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0880: "Headache"
Replies: 158
Views: 46012

Re: 0880: "Headache"

Iv wrote:If you want to see alt-text on the archive, juſt use the command line, from last year's April Fools : http://uni.xkcd.com/


:o I forgot that still existed.
by Zelda007
Tue Nov 09, 2010 10:13 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Scott Pilgrim Vs The world (the movie or the comic)
Replies: 169
Views: 22575

Re: Scott Pilgrim Vs The world (the movie or the comic)

Just arrived in the mail today. I've already checked out some of the special features, and they seem pretty tight. I'll have to listen to the commentary and watch the making-ofs at a later date. But tonight, I'm showing the movie at the fraternity I pledged to on the big screen. Most everyone there ...
by Zelda007
Mon Nov 01, 2010 1:47 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Wanting to be a Computer Engineer
Replies: 17
Views: 3818

Re: Wanting to be a Computer Engineer

Wow. I never expected this to get dredged back up. I had even forgot I made this. Well as an update, I am at Georgia Tech right now as a freshman, and I did declare CompE as my major. So far, I am liking it. It's taking some work to get programming to click with me, but I really enjoy learning it. I...
by Zelda007
Sat Aug 21, 2010 5:15 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9355262

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

My English II class is going to center around video games and their stories. Hell yeah.
by Zelda007
Fri Aug 13, 2010 5:25 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2653
Views: 560721

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems

"Never spend more than 20 bucks on a computer game." A-fucking-men. I've learned this many times this summer alone. Steam has got a sweet QuakeCon pack for $69.99. They're also putting a few select games on sale each day. Today's was Oblivion for $6.79, or the Deluxe Edition for $8.49.
by Zelda007
Thu Aug 05, 2010 2:10 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Your Schedule
Replies: 655
Views: 164777

Re: Your Schedule

Freshman Computer Engineering MATH 1501 Calculus I ENGL 1102 English II CS 1371 Computing for Engineers ECE 1882 Intro to ECE Design HPS 1040 Wellness GT 1000 Freshman Seminar 15 hours total The best thing is that all of my classes start after 12:00, except for Monday when GT 1000 starts at 11:00. ...
by Zelda007
Wed Aug 04, 2010 5:48 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9355262

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

Only two and a half more weeks until my first day of college.

I'm both ecstatic and a little scared. But I guess that's pretty normal for moving out on your own.
by Zelda007
Wed Aug 04, 2010 1:44 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: What's Your Major?
Replies: 133
Views: 21205

Re: What's Your Major!?!?!

Computer Engineering

I'm starting college this year, so I'll have time to change my major if I want to. But I'm pretty sure for now that CompE is right for me.
by Zelda007
Fri Jul 30, 2010 11:53 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Your Schedule
Replies: 655
Views: 164777

Re: Your Schedule

Freshman Computer Engineering

MATH 1501 Calculus I
ENGL 1102 English II
CS 1371 Computing for Engineers
ECE 1882 Intro to ECE Design
HPS 1040 Wellness
GT 1000 Freshman Seminar

15 hours total

The best thing is that all of my classes start after 12:00, except for Monday when GT 1000 starts at 11:00.
by Zelda007
Mon Jul 12, 2010 7:03 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Do you find SpeedTest results interesting? (Split from F/R/T)
Replies: 129
Views: 16450

Re: Do you find SpeedTest results interesting? (Split from F

Yeah, that's just what I've heard. Also what this guy on youtube has heard, who uploaded a video of a 600Mbps+ speedtest. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BliwZ9OCWzc Also, I meant to say country, not world. That's kind of important. That was the video I saw a few months ago. I can see that it's fast...
by Zelda007
Sun Jul 11, 2010 6:14 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Do you find SpeedTest results interesting? (Split from F/R/T)
Replies: 129
Views: 16450

Re: Do you find SpeedTest results interesting? (Split from F

Mine currently has a download speed of 6.5 Mbps and upload speed of about 0.45 Mbps. However, I'm about to go to Georgia Tech in the fall, and from what I've both read and heard, they have godly internet. The upload isn't the best ever, but the download speed is supposed to average between 300-400 M...
by Zelda007
Wed Jun 16, 2010 5:48 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Nintendo's E3: Kid Icarus, DKC, Zelda, Paper Mario, MGS, KH
Replies: 32
Views: 5062

Re: Nintendo's E3: Kid Icarus, DKC, Zelda, Paper Mario, MGS

Finally, they're justifying my purchase of a Wii! After all these years! Though a little exaggerated in my case, this is true. There hasn't been much out, and now, they are gonna release title after title. And ALL of them look promising. Except for Just Dance 2 and Wii Party, I want every single ga...
by Zelda007
Sat May 15, 2010 1:44 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: 2010 AP tests discussion thread!
Replies: 96
Views: 11029

Re: 2010 AP tests discussion thread!

AP Macroeconomics was mega easy. I kept hearing some complaints from other students, but our teacher had covered every single thing that appeared. Also, his tests were more difficult than the AP test. I'm know I'm getting a 4, with a strong possibility of a 5. Yep, Macro was very easy. Micro was a ...
by Zelda007
Thu May 13, 2010 8:59 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: 2010 AP tests discussion thread!
Replies: 96
Views: 11029

Re: 2010 AP tests discussion thread!

AP Macroeconomics was mega easy. I kept hearing some complaints from other students, but our teacher had covered every single thing that appeared. Also, his tests were more difficult than the AP test. I'm know I'm getting a 4, with a strong possibility of a 5.
by Zelda007
Thu May 13, 2010 1:36 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2653
Views: 560721

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems

I saw that Portal was free (until May 24th), and I almost squealed out loud. I've played it some, but I've never owned it. Obviously, I immediately clicked install, and I'm now waiting for it to finish.
by Zelda007
Thu May 06, 2010 3:16 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: 2010 AP tests discussion thread!
Replies: 96
Views: 11029

Re: 2010 AP tests discussion thread!

The Calculus AB FRQs made me their bitch. With our school just starting block scheduling this year, they seemed to have little idea that AP courses were going to get screwed. I knew calculus AB like the back of my hand... in December. Jump forward 4 or 5 months, and I don't remember quite as much. I...
by Zelda007
Wed Apr 14, 2010 2:39 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Hypothetical: Nintendo is making an MMO...
Replies: 50
Views: 4638

Re: Hypothetical: Nintendo is making an MMO...

Sadly, the first thing that comes to mind is Friend Codes. I just don't think Nintendo's current mentality will allow them to make a respectable MMO.
by Zelda007
Fri Mar 26, 2010 9:55 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Scott Pilgrim Vs The world (the movie or the comic)
Replies: 169
Views: 22575

Re: Scott Pilgrim Vs The world (the motion picture film for

I've never read the comic, but after seeing the trailer yesterday, I can easily say I want to be in the theater day 1. This does look like almost like No More Heroes: The Movie (minus the crude humor). I think it's the style of the whole thing that has me won over. I really want to read the comics n...
by Zelda007
Sat Feb 20, 2010 2:42 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Greatest solo?
Replies: 121
Views: 21186

Re: Greatest solo?

Master of Puppets - Metallica

I get goosebumps every time I hear this. The S&M version is even greater.
by Zelda007
Thu Feb 11, 2010 6:33 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: No More Heroes: Desperate Struggle
Replies: 7
Views: 1845

Re: No More Heroes: Desperate Struggle

Both games are great, but for slightly different reasons. NMH1 was just so out there, but it was hilarious. Almost all the bosses were memorable. (Sorry Speed Buster, you just suck.) NMH2 definitely has the better gameplay. It was slightly improved from the first game, and it feels smoother overall....
by Zelda007
Wed Feb 03, 2010 3:17 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Oscar Nominations
Replies: 54
Views: 7215

Re: Oscar Nominations

I'm actually surprised about District 9 getting a Best Picture nomination. Sure it's probably because there are now 10 nominations, but still. I just wish it wasn't going up against the titan known as Avatar. District 9 was the better film of the two, as well as the whole bunch.
by Zelda007
Wed Feb 03, 2010 3:14 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: How did you discover video games?
Replies: 49
Views: 6628

Re: How did you discover video games?

My uncle gave me and my brother his SNES when I was about 6 or 7. I've been a loyal Nintendo servant ever since. (Though I am slowly becoming a Nintendo/PC hybrid.)
by Zelda007
Tue Dec 15, 2009 9:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What **should** you be doing right now?
Replies: 1272
Views: 110584

Re: What **should** you be doing right now?

For once:

Absolutely. Fucking. Nothing.

(And the feeling is a weird one.)
by Zelda007
Sat Dec 12, 2009 4:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0674: "Natural Parenting"
Replies: 100
Views: 24115

Re: "Natural Parenting" Discussion

"Babies: They Come Naturally"

Sounds like a slogan or tagline.

This has to be my favorite xkcd comic involving babies.
by Zelda007
Tue Dec 08, 2009 1:08 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Humoungous Oscar Movie List (Best Picture)
Replies: 33
Views: 7073

Re: The Humoungous Oscar Movie List (Best Picture)

1975 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest 1976 Rocky 1977 Star Wars 1982 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial 1988 Rain Man 1989 Driving Miss Daisy Dead Poets Society 1993 Schindler's List 1994 Forrest Gump 1995 Apollo 13 1997 Titanic 1999 The Green Mile 2001 A Beautiful Mind 2007 Juno Wow. I need to watc...
by Zelda007
Thu Oct 29, 2009 10:22 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Awesome Student Quotes
Replies: 870
Views: 224428

Re: Awesome Student Quotes

This little gem came from the words of my own mouth. A couple of weeks ago in Astronomy class, we had to give presentations on the planets. On this particular day, Saturn was up. The girl had given her notes and then had quiz game for us to play (as a class). Throughout the thing, I kept answering a...
by Zelda007
Sun Oct 18, 2009 2:09 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Happy Birthday Randall!
Replies: 18
Views: 3349

Re: Happy Birthday Randall!

My birthday was last month. And I'm 18, not 25.

(Sorry. My name is Randall as well, and I couldn't resist.)


Happy Birthday Randall!
by Zelda007
Sun Oct 18, 2009 1:57 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Favorite game of all time?
Replies: 79
Views: 8783

Re: Favorite game of all time?

I can't just pick one end-all game for me. I'm going to have to do this thing on an individual console basis. Also, I'm only doing consoles I've owned. SNES: Super Mario World N64: Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time or GoldenEye Gamecube: Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess or Metroid Prime 2 Wii: No M...
by Zelda007
Thu Oct 15, 2009 4:31 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Underrated & Obscure Games
Replies: 171
Views: 26354

Re: Underrated games

My vote has to go to the first Baten Kaitos for the Gamecube. I don't hear about it often, and I don't understand why. It is so great. Sure it was a card-RPG, but it wasn't as horrible as that sounds. I haven't played Baten Kaitos Origins, so I can't speak for it. I wish they would make another one ...
by Zelda007
Tue Oct 13, 2009 3:30 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9563
Views: 1191765

Re: What are you listening to?

Metallica - The Thing That Should Not Be (S&M Live)
by Zelda007
Sun Oct 04, 2009 6:33 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: ACT scores
Replies: 81
Views: 10924

Re: ACT scores

*receives high-five* Thanks. I also took the ACT in 7th grade through the Duke Tip program. I got a 23 on it. I remember my uncle being surprised at me because he had gotten a 26 when he was a senior. I kind of feel bad now because I have been looking at several college's average scores, and my scor...
by Zelda007
Fri Oct 02, 2009 1:08 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: ACT scores
Replies: 81
Views: 10924

Re: ACT scores

Just got my scores today, and I did better than I thought.

English: 34
Math: 35
Reading: 28 (Damn time limit.)
Science: 33

Composite: 33 8)


Edit: Just got my writing scores in.

Writing: 6 (out of 12)
Combined Writing/English: 29
by Zelda007
Thu Oct 01, 2009 8:38 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: How much do extracurricular activities really matter?
Replies: 12
Views: 2298

Re: How much do extracurricular activities really matter?

Well I just got my ACT scores back. Needless to say, I am ecstatic. I did much better than I was hoping for. Composite: 33 English: 34 Math: 35 Reading: 28 (Bleh.) Science: 33 They haven't put up my writing score up yet, so I don't know that. But I do know that I am tremendously relieved right now. ...
by Zelda007
Wed Sep 16, 2009 4:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0637: "Scribblenauts"
Replies: 108
Views: 24959

Re: "Scribblenauts" Discussion

That reminds me of another hilarious thing in the game. Philosoraptor. It's a raptor with a monocle. I laughed when I heard about it. Then I double checked to see if it was true. It appeared. I laughed even harder. Sadly, Raptor Jesus does not seem to be present. They probably deemed it too sacrileg...
by Zelda007
Wed Sep 16, 2009 4:37 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Scribblenauts
Replies: 97
Views: 11805

Re: Scribblenauts

Most of the chemicals are really boring. What fun is it if nothing happens when I drop a brick of cesium the size of my head in water and nothing happens? :( Yeah, that kind of bummed me out. But typing in "mind control device" and using it on Cthulhu (and any other aggressive creature) t...
by Zelda007
Wed Sep 16, 2009 4:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0637: "Scribblenauts"
Replies: 108
Views: 24959

Re: "Scribblenauts" Discussion

To those who don't know what this game is, look it up. The reviews keep bitching about the controls, but I've had little trouble adapting. The previews were/are much better for hyping yourself up for it. And yes, LHC and Black Hole are in the game. No, Pretentious Asshole isn't. Also, Cthulhu is in....
by Zelda007
Sat Sep 12, 2009 6:15 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: How much do extracurricular activities really matter?
Replies: 12
Views: 2298

Re: How much do extracurricular activities really matter?

Well after taking the ACT today, I feel like I have a good shot at getting around a 32. There was very little that I found hard, and the essay topic was easy as hell. I'll have to wait for 5-8 weeks to get my results. I really hope its only 5 weeks. I know that joining a bunch of clubs now will do v...
by Zelda007
Sat Sep 12, 2009 6:08 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: College Essay
Replies: 7
Views: 1479

Re: College Essay

Ooh, a fellow XKCD reader who is also applying to GT this year. I'm too am wondering about the essays you have to write. Our literature teacher is going to help teach us on writing an entrance essay, but she isn't doing until at least next month. And I feel this will be one of my weaker points on my...
by Zelda007
Sat Sep 12, 2009 2:09 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Favorite video game quote?
Replies: 220
Views: 22291

Re: Favorite video game quote?

I'm surprised this has yet to be mentioned.

"I'm sorry, but the princess is in another castle."
by Zelda007
Fri Sep 11, 2009 10:47 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: How much do extracurricular activities really matter?
Replies: 12
Views: 2298

Re: How much do extracurricular activities really matter?

I live in Georgia, and Georgia Tech is probably the top school in the state, though it is not MIT top.
Also, I do know several people who graduated from there, including a great uncle. Though I don't really know how much the alumni factor really matters.

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