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by wilkeson
Tue May 15, 2007 3:16 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Limericks
Replies: 270
Views: 57925

The captor of raptors was rapt golf clap. There once was a tech support person Who would endlessly look for diversion For throughout the day He was wasting away And to this he had quite an aversion So he packed up his earthly belongings For freedom he had quite a longing With a groan he cried 'heck...
by wilkeson
Tue May 15, 2007 2:42 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One item to take on Deserted Island
Replies: 91
Views: 16223

I'd bring a Wal-Mart. Or a credit card. Hmmm, if I bring a Wal-Mart then I won't have a way of buying anything. But if I bring a credit card and by chance there's already a Wal-Mart there then I can at least buy provisions for a couple months until my card is canceled. After thinking it over I would...
by wilkeson
Mon May 14, 2007 1:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0261: "Regarding Mussolini"
Replies: 100
Views: 32709

6453893 wrote:"I think the advent of highways-"
"HITLER INVENTED HIGHWAYS."

Well, he did create the autobahn.

ahh, I wish my friends and I had heard of Goodwin's Law when we used to play Axis and Allies. That would have made game-play much more complicated.
by wilkeson
Thu May 03, 2007 6:05 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Infected Wounds
Replies: 63
Views: 10815

What's wrong with salt as an antiseptic? I used it all the time on what is now a shiny scar. Doesn't half sting though. Well, they actually make antiseptic creams that will work much better than salt. And you're supposed to dilute the salt in water (~teaspoon into a pint), not just rub a handful in...
by wilkeson
Thu May 03, 2007 5:06 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Infected Wounds
Replies: 63
Views: 10815

Hai guys, I just bumped my elbow on a corner, and like 30 seconds later it's still sore. Can someone lend me their battlefield amputation kit? Seriously, after your little DIY wound treatment I'm surprised it looks that good. Salt? What is wrong with you? Actually, on second thought the ER might not...
by wilkeson
Wed May 02, 2007 2:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0256: "Online Communities"
Replies: 318
Views: 115738

If http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_social_networking_websites is at all accurate, then the largest missing (or beyond the borders of the map) are: Bebo (31 million) NetLog (17.5 million) BlackPlanet.com (16 million) Friends Reunited (12 million) LinkedIn (9 million) Mixi (8 million) WAYN (8 mi...
by wilkeson
Thu Apr 26, 2007 3:52 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Diet and Fitness.
Replies: 54
Views: 11529

And your meals too, though on busy days, I just can't seem to get them all in, and that causes me massive stomach cramps, as I'm used to eating at least a little bit every 2 hours. Which sucks. Heh, I should point out that the meal schedule is an "ideal" schedule. I strive for it, and usu...
by wilkeson
Thu Apr 26, 2007 2:52 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Diet and Fitness.
Replies: 54
Views: 11529

Re: Diet and Fitness.

Where I heard that? The article. As I understand it, it would be better for gaining mass, according to that article, if one starved oneself and ate a large meal in the evening, hence making eating small and frequent meals a bad thing for bodybuilders. Which is blatantly wrong for building lean musc...
by wilkeson
Wed Apr 25, 2007 2:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What's changed in the last 40 years?
Replies: 39
Views: 4639

It's worth note at this juncture of the debate to note that the protests against the Vietnam war were largely based around the draft at the time, and not necessarily our presence there.
by wilkeson
Tue Apr 24, 2007 5:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What's changed in the last 40 years?
Replies: 39
Views: 4639

Well, the most notable improvement is that I'm around, kicking ass. Occasionally, when I feel like it, taking names.

All else pales in comparison.
by wilkeson
Tue Apr 24, 2007 5:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Diet and Fitness.
Replies: 54
Views: 11529

I have tried eating larger meals, but there is a point where I feel sick or exhausted if I eat too much. I know the feeling. I actually prefer the feeling of being a little hungry than being a little full. I just feel so... lethargic, for lack of a better word. I've been ridiculously skinny my enti...
by wilkeson
Tue Apr 24, 2007 5:46 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Diet and Fitness.
Replies: 54
Views: 11529

Re: Diet and Fitness.

EDIT: Having studied that a bit more thoroughly, it seems as if he's saying that eating small, frequent meals is bad for bodybuilders Not sure where you heard that from, but it's pretty much the opposite of what most professional body builders do. The more serious of them will eat every 2-4 hours o...
by wilkeson
Mon Apr 23, 2007 6:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How awesome are octopi?
Replies: 59
Views: 9002

They have been known to eat sharks.
by wilkeson
Mon Apr 23, 2007 6:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Bad ideas
Replies: 373
Views: 47054

Assuming a squirrel can tell the difference between a peanut and a finger-tip.
by wilkeson
Thu Apr 19, 2007 2:36 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Customers
Replies: 94
Views: 28176

But people, let's just forget about this now. You're wrong, but I'm not going to convinve you anyway, so we are going to have to agree to disagree, before this thread is locked. I'm sure other people want a say in how they perceive service relationships as well. No, you're wrong and I'm never going...
by wilkeson
Wed Apr 18, 2007 11:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Customers
Replies: 94
Views: 28176

Rule: Most people in upper managment have degrees or connections, and did by those qualifications, obtain their job. Exception: Rarely, somebody working retail in that company gets promoted to a lower managment position, with the possibility of climbing the corporate ladder. Logical deduction: Work...
by wilkeson
Wed Apr 18, 2007 8:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Customers
Replies: 94
Views: 28176

How does that make him right? Those are a few exceptions to the rule. Congratulations. You've proven that the rule has exceptions. Now, please go find me a thousand more. And even then, that would be an extremely small percentage of the business world. No, I've proven that the rule doesn't exist. Y...
by wilkeson
Wed Apr 18, 2007 2:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Customers
Replies: 94
Views: 28176

Adorable or not, he's right. here's a link to Federal Express' top executives. There is actually a handful of them with nothing more than a bachelors degree. And honestly bachelors degrees practically come in boxes of cereal these days. Also keep in mind that those are the top of the top of the top...
by wilkeson
Wed Apr 18, 2007 2:07 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Customers
Replies: 94
Views: 28176

Were you working in the store in question? Because there's a big difference than having a bad shopping day and going home to laugh about it, and having to go back to the same place to deal with the same asshole behaviour day in and day out. It gets to you. I was working there, on hour 8 or so of wh...
by wilkeson
Wed Apr 18, 2007 1:53 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Customers
Replies: 94
Views: 28176

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH... ::wipes tears:: Oh that's fucking adorable. Now go actually work in the corporate, food service, or retail world for any length of time. It does not work this way. Promise. Adorable or not, he's right. here's a link to Federal Express' top executives . There is actually a han...
by wilkeson
Wed Apr 18, 2007 1:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What's between you and your computer?
Replies: 61
Views: 9429

Kinetic implants. One word: Boobs. Awesome! I meant: awesome. Needless to say there are some control boobs. ISSUES. Control issues. You really have to boobs. CONCENTRATE!


boobsboobsboobsboobsboobsboobs.
by wilkeson
Wed Apr 18, 2007 1:10 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: "Where is the old you?"
Replies: 22
Views: 3114

The old me? In a ditch somewhere bound in electrical tape.

Hey, business is business.
by wilkeson
Mon Apr 16, 2007 2:19 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Urgent: I require help cooking.
Replies: 24
Views: 3254

Re: Urgent: I require help cooking.

Hex wrote:OK. So I found some chicken broth, fish fillets, rice o roni, and meat marinade. I put them all together in a zip lock bag and put that in a boiling pan of water.

Leave the house and call poison control immediately.
by wilkeson
Fri Apr 13, 2007 10:06 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: FDA seeks to regulate vitamins and minerals
Replies: 43
Views: 25642

Ah yes toxins. People with lead poisoning have lead in their body. People with a cold have virus cells in their body. People with cancer have a collection of cancer cells, often referred to as a tumor in their body. People with baloney in the brain have toxins. People who can't spell balogna should...
by wilkeson
Fri Apr 13, 2007 7:49 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRODUCTIONS THREAD
Replies: 3985
Views: 695341

Efrum wrote:22/M/Krakow (Poland)

Studying computer science at AGH UST

No way! My great-grandfather was from Wieliczka. Too cool.
by wilkeson
Fri Apr 13, 2007 7:33 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: FDA seeks to regulate vitamins and minerals
Replies: 43
Views: 25642

Ah yes toxins.

People with lead poisoning have lead in their body.

People with a cold have virus cells in their body.

People with cancer have a collection of cancer cells, often referred to as a tumor in their body.

People with baloney in the brain have toxins.
by wilkeson
Fri Apr 13, 2007 6:03 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Age
Replies: 958
Views: 215252

Roffle wrote:Funnily enough, Uni students drink less. In my experience. But more later on in life, apparently.

Right, and then there's the other end of the spectrum of uni students.

Personally, I'm a fan of 88% poster, with 77% as a close second.
by wilkeson
Thu Apr 12, 2007 6:10 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Organizing your Music (split from post-your-room)
Replies: 48
Views: 6467

Directory structure: Artist Name (dir) \_ Album Name (dir) \_ Artist - 00 - Song Title.mp3 Although with the increasing popularity of the id3 tag I've become quite lax with the file names, but the directory structure remains rigid. First five folders: Abandoned Pools Aberdeen City AC...
by wilkeson
Thu Apr 12, 2007 5:49 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Age
Replies: 958
Views: 215252

I'll be 50 in 25 years.
by wilkeson
Tue Apr 10, 2007 7:36 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: funny web tricks
Replies: 20
Views: 4689

Gordon wrote:Are you like those idiots on IRC who when someone tries to ask a question they just respond with "d00d just type /quit"? Seriously who falls for that.

15:35:28 <wilkeson> *** wilkeson has quit (Read error: 104 (Connection reset by peer))
by wilkeson
Mon Apr 09, 2007 3:53 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How to get people to like me?
Replies: 104
Views: 15538

Re: How to get people to like me?

One problem I've found with myself recently is, well, I'm not likable. I'm a geek. I shrink when I'm asked a question. I criticize openly. In D+D I'm chaotic neutral. I need some help, but I'm not even sure with what. :roll: Simple: If you're a girl: sleep with everyone you know. If you're over 21:...
by wilkeson
Mon Apr 09, 2007 1:28 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: System restore...?
Replies: 38
Views: 5323

Yes, that's all fine and dandy... but what does hroserorauria mean?
by wilkeson
Sat Apr 07, 2007 1:31 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Tolkien (Split from Body Mods [Yeah, I dunno either])
Replies: 75
Views: 12454

I can see not liking Tolkin, but you have to respect the work. Just as I don't like all sculptures I can at least respect the countless hours someone spent with a chisel that's probably the size of my pinkey meticulously carving a leather patten on a guys sandles. His writing is lengthy, no getting ...
by wilkeson
Fri Apr 06, 2007 7:10 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9563
Views: 1191598

damienthebloody wrote:foo fighters - weenie beenie
(from back when they were good).

BLASPHEMY! They are always good (although their S/T remains my favorite to this day).
by wilkeson
Fri Apr 06, 2007 5:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: what would you choose as your super power?
Replies: 636
Views: 74446

Omnipresence. I think it would be cool to be able to view the workings of the universe on a grand scale.
by wilkeson
Fri Apr 06, 2007 5:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Ridiculous questions.
Replies: 43
Views: 6722

Re: Ridiculous questions.

See, the issue with that is whether you can get permission not to clean them. In hospitals, part of the daily (bi-daily? weekly?) routine is a quick spongebath so they don't start stinkin up the place (comas do not exempt one form sweating).. ...so. There. Please, risky medical treatments are teste...
by wilkeson
Fri Apr 06, 2007 1:05 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRODUCTIONS THREAD
Replies: 3985
Views: 695341

JuliaGlass wrote:Mary Had a Little Aneurism

Is that a Megadeth song?
by wilkeson
Fri Apr 06, 2007 12:50 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Last Poster Still Wins. :D
Replies: 134
Views: 22531

Still holding strong for runner-up. Alright.
by wilkeson
Fri Apr 06, 2007 12:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: the philosophical implications of chain-letters *not spam*
Replies: 17
Views: 2853

Re: the philosophical implications of chain-letters *not spa

So, yeah...I had an interesting thought today....I was browsing YouTube, which, as you all may have noticed, is become increasingly infected with chain-letters in the comments section. I read one of them, which said if I didn't copy it to X videos, I'd have the best day of my life tomorrow, but I'd...
by wilkeson
Fri Apr 06, 2007 12:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Ridiculous questions.
Replies: 43
Views: 6722

Re: Ridiculous questions.

Is it physically possible for people to collect dust? Without being dead would be the main thing, but you don't exactly see anybody dusting down comatose people. /shrug How long have you been watching comatose people? I would assume that like any stationary object they too can collect dust. Of cour...

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