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by Low Caliber
Wed Nov 23, 2011 8:46 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Things you remember watching but can't remember the name of
Replies: 760
Views: 290807

Re: Things you remember watching but can't remember the name

sugarhyped wrote:My googling results in Omega Man?


thanks, that was the one.
by Low Caliber
Sun Nov 20, 2011 3:38 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Mindfuck Movies
Replies: 72
Views: 38175

Re: Mindfuck Movies

Old Boy
It is a little bit strange...
by Low Caliber
Sun Nov 20, 2011 3:23 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Things you remember watching but can't remember the name of
Replies: 760
Views: 290807

Re: Things you remember watching but can't remember the name

This has been bugging me for a while now and my googling has failed. I only watched a few minutes but now really want to find out what it was. The stuff I can remember runs like this: There was a man, fairly handsome, playing chess against a bust(I think), I can't recall whether we knew that initial...
by Low Caliber
Fri Aug 19, 2011 11:27 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: University advice for a Canadian student
Replies: 16
Views: 4004

Re: University advice for a Canadian student

I go to a small university (St. Francis Xavier university) and I love it here. Pffftt.. Obviously schle doesn't want to go to St. Francis Xavier, who would want to live in Antigonish? Clearly schle would be much better served in going to Acadia ;) In a more serious tone, keep in mind that if you ar...
by Low Caliber
Sun Aug 07, 2011 1:01 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Texas governor hosts Christian rally
Replies: 42
Views: 6558

Re: Texas governor hosts Christian rally

Steax wrote:
Lazar wrote:
Steax wrote:Also, fish is a vegetable. That way you get to spend the day eating sushi.


Also, beavers are fish! So you can still eat beavers!
by Low Caliber
Sat Jul 23, 2011 9:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Does anyone else dislike most kids?
Replies: 251
Views: 34884

Re: Does anyone else dislike most kids?

not so much disliking kids but disliking parents. I don't give if your child is worried about dogs, I can't take him into the store so I left him outside. He is very calmly laying outside, your kid is the one freaking out, he is not the problem. I got him to lay down away from the entrances,exits, a...
by Low Caliber
Tue Jul 19, 2011 7:22 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Doctor Whom
Replies: 4990
Views: 771423

Re: Doctor Whom

Not sure if this has been covered, have attempted to scan through but: After the reboot of the universe, does that mean that all the stuff the tennant did hasn't happened? because that would make me rather sad, or, did the reboot put those events (giant robot in victorian era) back in pl...
by Low Caliber
Tue Jul 19, 2011 7:19 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The worst film you've seen
Replies: 715
Views: 261764

Re: The worst film you've seen

What, no Shark Attack 3? Featuring John Barrowman and The Worst Line in Scriptwriting History? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MIt0VY7Yg2w Appears to be a link to the wrong video, found it anyways though, and I am down. Will watch it when I am back at university in september. (as well as many other ...
by Low Caliber
Thu Jul 14, 2011 7:01 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The worst film you've seen
Replies: 715
Views: 261764

Re: The worst film you've seen

Birdemic (terrible romantic comedy for first half, atrocious horror for next?) Red Riding Hood (no I am not a pedophile, forced into watching it) Mega Piranha (the ending literally doesn't make sense) Megashark vs. Giant Octopus Megashark vs. Crocosaurus Dragon Wars (dinosaurs with rocket launchers,...
by Low Caliber
Thu Jul 14, 2011 6:36 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Are you Major-ist?
Replies: 303
Views: 34037

Re: Are you Major-ist?

I think the issue is probably that manufacturing information about products is not something the majority of people would be interested in. There are TONS of things you could research about duct tape or LEGO and people would probably read. But how its made probably isn't. Getting information across...
by Low Caliber
Tue Jul 05, 2011 6:04 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Obama Assasinated (according to hacked Fox News feed)
Replies: 81
Views: 9467

Re: Obama Assasinated (according to hacked Fox News feed)

I have to say, it seems like they are probably exactly what they claim to be, script kiddies. My guess is that they are just like lulzsec, a bunch of people looking for vulnerabilities in any site and abusing the smurf out of them. If so, I hope the A team finds them and releases their info just lik...
by Low Caliber
Sun Jun 19, 2011 12:45 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How to care for a dog
Replies: 46
Views: 5365

Re: How to care for a dog

One bit of advice my parents gave me (I'll be getting a steady job and living situation for the first time soon, so I will also be getting a dog in the next year or so) is to get the dog on the friday before the start of a long vacation or work break. That way you can spend a lot of time with the d...
by Low Caliber
Mon Apr 18, 2011 2:53 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9355109

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Pander to the Borg)

I never knew that England got Tomatoes. I learn something new today! now that I misread it like that, I'm wondering if England have tomatoes, and if England has a higher tomato:land area density than the US. Although seriously, America would have more tomatoes per square meters, right? No you peopl...
by Low Caliber
Thu Mar 10, 2011 1:12 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How often do you wash your jeans?
Replies: 55
Views: 6699

Re: How often do you wash your jeans?

once every six months, in my defense they are raw denim and are only supposed to be washed every couple of months.
by Low Caliber
Wed Dec 08, 2010 8:42 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: My lab-mate plagiarised. What do I do?
Replies: 39
Views: 10922

Re: My lab-mate plagiarised. What do I do?

I cannot emphasize enough what bad advice this is from an academic standpoint. By choosing to hide another student's plagiarism, you would be complicit in it. Many universities have a strict no-tolerance policy on this subject and as the paper has all three students' names on it, they are all respo...
by Low Caliber
Wed Dec 08, 2010 1:35 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: My lab-mate plagiarised. What do I do?
Replies: 39
Views: 10922

Re: My lab-mate plagiarised. What do I do?

My suggestion is to just redo the introduction, but leave his name on it. Confront him personally about it afterwards and express to him what a ridiculously stupid thing to do it was, never to do it again, and perhaps see if their is a way to get out of doing the other lap project with him? He is an...
by Low Caliber
Tue Oct 12, 2010 12:38 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Picking my Engineering degree specialisation
Replies: 14
Views: 2395

Re: Picking my Engineering degree specialisation

My school has Civil, Mineral Resource, Biological, Chemical, Enviromental, Materials, Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical, Computer, and Biomedical. I also just learnt that Food Science is within the faculty of engineering.
by Low Caliber
Fri Sep 10, 2010 6:30 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: College Tips
Replies: 34
Views: 6091

Re: College Tips

Read the relevant section of the textbook BEFORE the lecture, some of my profs told me some grade statistics and the people who learned from the textbook and then used the lecture as supplementary material did significantly better. don't worry if you don't understand some of the stuff in the book, i...
by Low Caliber
Sun Aug 22, 2010 3:38 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Longboarding
Replies: 3
Views: 806

Re: Longboarding

Never had my pucks melt on me, never even heard of that happening before. It is interesting though because some people bond the cutting board to their gloves by heating them up and melting them onto the gloves. I strongly suggest against this method, use some adhesive velcro instead, works well and ...
by Low Caliber
Sat Aug 21, 2010 12:49 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Longboarding
Replies: 3
Views: 806

Re: Longboarding

How much it is going to cost is pretty much dependent on what type of riding you want to be doing. If you just want to do a bit of cruising and general transportation you can get away with pretty little, the sector nine cosmic series has some nice boards for that sort of thing and for not too much. ...
by Low Caliber
Mon Aug 09, 2010 3:47 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Things to Buy for College
Replies: 63
Views: 9915

Re: Things to Buy for College

look into the printing situation at your college, some places it will be fairly expensive to print (my school charges ten cents a page Black and White, its wireless and you just pay for credit for your profile), so for me a printing is worthwhile. also it is just all around helpful to have one in th...
by Low Caliber
Fri Jul 16, 2010 7:42 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Quitting smoking
Replies: 20
Views: 2718

Re: Quitting smoking

gym, yoga, and meditation, and just generally keeping myself busy cold turkey, and the realization that even if I think I am fine to just take a puff and won't be dragged back down, I am not. then again this was for smoking far too much pot, might work for you though. its what worked for my mother w...
by Low Caliber
Thu Jul 15, 2010 1:46 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Poll: What do you use to shave?
Replies: 74
Views: 8421

Re: Poll: What do you use to shave?

when travelling I try to do my best with a knife. otherwise a use an electric,too lazy to use an actual razor.
by Low Caliber
Sat Jul 03, 2010 11:35 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Tattoos?
Replies: 1117
Views: 456408

Re: Tattoos? (Recently merged: "Nerdy Tattoo Idea")

I have promised myself that if I stick to my workout schedule for atleast a year I will allow myself to get a tattoo, and if Holland wins the cup I know what I will get,

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by Low Caliber
Sat Jul 03, 2010 11:26 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Fifa World Cup 2010
Replies: 600
Views: 52650

Re: Fifa World Cup 2010

Going to be in Leiden on tuesday, anyone have a pub reccomendation to watch the game from?

Hup Holland Hup!
by Low Caliber
Thu May 20, 2010 3:32 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Guidelines for election of head of student council
Replies: 7
Views: 2401

Re: Guidelines for election of head of student council

I hadn't really thought about what a bad idea council member signatures being required is, but I will bring it up at the next meeting. As for the the actual problem, one did in fact come up recently. The administrators decided to change the guidelines to remove a pair of candidates, due to an activi...
by Low Caliber
Fri May 14, 2010 4:19 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Guidelines for election of head of student council
Replies: 7
Views: 2401

Guidelines for election of head of student council

I am currently engaged in trying to find a way to reform the way that my school allows people to run to be head/heads of student council. A bit of background: I am a council member in my last year at highschool and I and two of my friends who are the "co-presidents" of the student council ...
by Low Caliber
Sun May 02, 2010 5:58 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2413636

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

I am in my last year of highschool, about to embark on a lifequest in which I shall harness the powers of engineering learning from the secret masters of Acadia? I am also incredibly insecure and worried that I have become acclimatized to Victoria, in that I now feel slightly hesitant about getting ...
by Low Caliber
Sun May 02, 2010 5:47 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Strangers telling women to "smile"
Replies: 212
Views: 27412

Re: Strangers telling women to "smile"

Given that the debate over whether telling someone to smile seems to have been resolved to an extent, would anyone object if smiling/waving/saying hi is fine? and what level of engagement is allowable between strangers? anecdotally, I was incredibly surprised when moving to victoria from halifax (BC...
by Low Caliber
Sun May 02, 2010 3:55 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Why, around the whole internet, are moderators such dicks?
Replies: 170
Views: 50358

Re: Why, around the whole internet, are moderators such dick

Waaaaaaaaaah Hammer. You got a problem with that? One of my biggest problems with the interwebs is that I can never tell whether people are joking or actually angry at me. To clarify that had not actually been directed at this forum, but was more generally directed at forums in general. innumerable...
by Low Caliber
Sun May 02, 2010 3:11 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Unimpressive superpowers
Replies: 256
Views: 27135

Re: Unimpressive superpowers

-.Mateo.- wrote:The ability to see 60 seconds into your past


I would actually find this incredibly useful, I mean think of how many important details you could pick out of an interaction with someone if you could perfectly remember the event directly afterwards, just sit down and analyze everything.
by Low Caliber
Fri Apr 30, 2010 4:38 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Why, around the whole internet, are moderators such dicks?
Replies: 170
Views: 50358

Re: Why, around the whole internet, are moderators such dick

I find the biggest problem with mods to be that when someone is out of line they feel and they are pissed off, they just want to explode and make fun of the person, rather then simply deleting the relevant part of the post and pming the person with why that was not allowable. It is funny when it hap...
by Low Caliber
Tue Apr 27, 2010 3:33 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: College tours and/or summer camps (worth it for apps?)
Replies: 6
Views: 1094

Re: College tours and/or summer camps (worth it for apps?)

Visiting campuses and taking tours definitely helped me make my choice, never would have chosen the university I did were it not for taking tours. also most people I have talked to suggest doing them. As for summer camps I had some pretty sub-par experiences with various nerd-camps that weren't espe...
by Low Caliber
Thu Apr 01, 2010 3:39 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Longboarding vs. Skateboarding
Replies: 30
Views: 10537

Re: Longboarding vs. Skateboarding

Would the Dervish be compatible with Gullwing Sidewinders? I was thinking about maybe getting a Dervish eventually, and I absolutely love those trucks. pretty sure no, although I must admit to loving my brothers sandwedge (sidewinder series) whenever I can borrow it, I am pretty sure that they are ...
by Low Caliber
Wed Mar 31, 2010 5:13 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Choosing which University (Comp. Engineering)
Replies: 4
Views: 899

Re: Choosing which University (Comp. Engineering)

One thing about Waterloo is that it is very very competitive, everyone I know who has gone there has gone into engineering and although they like it they are all ridiculously workaholics. I mean really competitive.

That said I have always hated UBC for its hideously atrocious architecture.
by Low Caliber
Wed Mar 31, 2010 4:26 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Longboarding vs. Skateboarding
Replies: 30
Views: 10537

Re: Longboarding vs. Skateboarding

wooohoo longboarding!

riding a loaded dervish for carving around town, sliding and generally chilly.

for racing/intense downhill I my brother and I alternate between our landyachtz evo and rayne hellcat.
by Low Caliber
Sun Mar 28, 2010 6:00 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: This is a poll for those who know that ghosts don't exist.
Replies: 56
Views: 5061

Re: This is a poll for those who know that ghosts don't exis

I get inanely scared of random stuff in the dark and whatnot, but never been scared of ghosts, when I am scared I can think up many more tangible threats then ghostly ones, I fear no god or post-mortal being, only their scary human counterparts.
by Low Caliber
Tue Mar 23, 2010 3:54 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Trouble finding meaningful discussions
Replies: 2
Views: 482

Re: Trouble finding meaningful discussions

That is why I love the serious business sub forum. Although sometimes I can discuss things with my friends who are generally fairly good when it comes to discussion, still gets bogged down on certain points. Sometimes I wonder whether if I am just as bad though, and that I am just as stuck-up, infle...
by Low Caliber
Mon Mar 22, 2010 4:37 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Dangers of the Internet
Replies: 19
Views: 3335

Re: Dangers of the blagotube

One of the major dangers of the interwebs is that anything you put online can be thought permanent. people post stuff online without knowing that it can affect them. People looking to hire often do a quick check on the web and if they drag up your blog and find something they don't like they just wo...
by Low Caliber
Wed Mar 17, 2010 2:44 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Why do I keep passing out whenever I take a hot shower?
Replies: 25
Views: 9058

Re: Why do I keep passing out whenever I take a hot shower?

Being sick, dehydrated of just having had sex are the scenarios that cause me to almost pass out in the shower.

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