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by Phi
Mon Dec 15, 2008 3:07 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Lyrics that really speak to you
Replies: 89
Views: 11613

Re: Lyrics that really speak to you

Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd So, so you think you can tell Heaven from Hell, Blue skys from pain. Can you tell a green field From a cold steel rail? A smile from a veil? Do you think you can tell? And did they get you to trade Your heros for ghosts? Hot ashes for trees? Hot air for a cool breeze?...
by Phi
Fri Dec 12, 2008 10:06 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9224900

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

I loved the Dark Knight... snuck out of my house to get picked up by friends to go watch it. Definitely worth it.
by Phi
Tue Dec 09, 2008 1:28 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2812945

Re: Post yo' fess - Sponsored by the NBA

Confession: I may be posting under Phi's username, but it isn't Phi.

Guess who it really is and I'll give you a cookie or five. :)

P.S. Mods don't count because they can look up user IPs.
by Phi
Sat Dec 06, 2008 4:48 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3530899

Re: Rant Thread

Z.A.K wrote:Well, then what ever you do, don't go near the "You Cry, You Lose" thread.

I made that mistake before I went to bed earlier this week.
Only one thing made me cry, but fuck did it hit me hard.

fiddles: When are you able to get them from your brother's? :(
*hugs*
by Phi
Fri Dec 05, 2008 7:08 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Show the world your desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]
Replies: 2356
Views: 438233

Re: Show the world your desktop! [Killing 56K since January]

Spoiler:
Image

It's purty. :)
by Phi
Thu Dec 04, 2008 4:27 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2812945

Re: Post yo' fess - Sponsored by the NBA

Combine thefiddler's and Noc's posts into one, and you have what I'd like to say. And in that order. First of all: Get help. We understand you're in a depressed state, and there's actual help for it (and not just the feelings), but you need to seek it somewhere else than the internet. Second: If you...
by Phi
Thu Dec 04, 2008 4:13 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9561
Views: 1178772

Re: What are you listening to?

Cold Fire - Rush.
I love Rush. In general. Yay Rush.
by Phi
Wed Dec 03, 2008 10:24 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3406
Views: 782774

Re: What were your dreams last night?

I only have two dreams that really stand out to me right now. One was during my nap last night, and the other was right before I woke up this morning. The nap one involved a lot of physical activity. There was running. There was a random Indian kid I remember from very long time ago who was not a ve...
by Phi
Wed Dec 03, 2008 5:28 pm UTC
Forum: Comics/Graphic Novels
Topic: What webcomics have you STOPPED reading?
Replies: 177
Views: 110456

Re: What webcomics have you STOPPED reading?

I never actually got into CAD. People tried, but I couldn't do it. I kept up with PennyArcade for a long while, but just got bored of it. There were very few gems, and those that weren't were... bad. My roommate recently got into PA and I bash my head against my desk each time he links me one of the...
by Phi
Wed Dec 03, 2008 1:48 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Songs with "Rain" in the title
Replies: 73
Views: 22088

Re: Songs with "Rain" in the title

Rain Please Go Away - Alison Krauss Rainy Day - America The Gentle Rain - Astrud Gilberto After the Cosmic Rain - Chick Corea Tears of Rain - Chick Corea Cold Rain - Crosby, Stills & Nash Horses through a Rainstorm - Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young September in the Rain - Dave Brubeck, etc. Rain...
by Phi
Wed Dec 03, 2008 1:30 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13421
Views: 1746676

Re: Today You Learned

Woodpeckers' beaks experience a force of 15,000 Gs, their tongues are 2/3 the length of their body, and they wrap it around their brains for storage.
The tip of your shoelaces are named "aglets".

Thank you, British television.
by Phi
Wed Dec 03, 2008 1:25 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9224900

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

1: For once, maybe, shit might turn out okay. Hopefully. But probably not.
2: Fall/Winter 2007 brought me one friend and somebody I care about more than anybody. And both I met through strange, fortunate coincidences. I liked Fall/Winter 2007.
by Phi
Tue Dec 02, 2008 10:25 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Most twisted movie you've seen?
Replies: 101
Views: 13497

Re: Most twisted movie you've seen?

Pink Floyd: The Wall - Need I say more? My friend watched that movie over and over one day and his parents found him curled up in a ball rocking back and forth. They took the movie from him and didn't let him have it back for quite some time. Other than that, I think I'll third the "Requiem fo...
by Phi
Tue Dec 02, 2008 10:15 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9224900

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

I like classic rock (minus the Beatles. Yuck.) How can you... I don't get... it. Like fiddles said, I hope you at least appreciate them. I also have appreciated the wonders of "shuffle" on music players more after exploring all of the music I "borrowed" from a friend. German pir...
by Phi
Tue Dec 02, 2008 9:59 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Wal-Mart worker Trampled by shoppers
Replies: 133
Views: 9381

Re: Wal-Mart worker Trampled by shoppers

Honestly, I would question whether the customers even deliberately broke the door down. The article isn't clear. I can very easily see a situation where someone saw the employees opening the interior doors, and (idiotically, granted) yelled "They're opening the doors!" thus inspiring the ...
by Phi
Tue Dec 02, 2008 9:52 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stuff)?
Replies: 1824
Views: 478109

Re: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stuff)?

thefiddler wrote:As you should. You've been reading it since August.

Maybe I just like to savor the good books. Ever think of that? I also read... Well, okay, I only read one book (the perks of being a wallflower) in that time, but still.
I need to get off of the computer...
by Phi
Tue Dec 02, 2008 9:45 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: The Golden Ratio
Replies: 32
Views: 3678

Re: The Golden Ratio

I'm honestly a fan of: [imath]{1 \over \phi} = \phi - 1\,[/imath] and how simply badass that is.
I also like using the letter: I try to use it in place of theta for angles where I can, and then I get to use it for flux and I get happier.
by Phi
Tue Dec 02, 2008 9:27 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stuff)?
Replies: 1824
Views: 478109

Re: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stuff)?

Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs - Chuck Klosterman First of all, the reactions I get from adults when I'm reading it around them is priceless. They have no clue what it's about, but they get all weird about the title. It's actually really good, contrary to what they think. I'd definitely recommend it i...
by Phi
Tue Dec 02, 2008 6:42 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How much space are you actually using on your hard drive?
Replies: 110
Views: 9613

Re: How much space are you actually using on your hard drive?

For some reason this laptop has a 300GB, and I have ~290GB full on it. I do cheat a little, and have 200GB of that be music. If I put any of my movies on here it'd be overkill. I used to have them on my external (which broke. :() and it tilted over 300, if I remember correctly. Also, on a side note,...
by Phi
Tue Dec 02, 2008 10:46 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Easonal Vatars Yndrome Trikes Gain!
Replies: 552
Views: 50897

Re: For those with Easonal Avatars Syndrome

I'm not a fan of Christmas (I hate, hate, hate Christmas music and the red / green combination), and I'm not exactly religious. You can join the "I hate Christmas music" club with me and (probably) lots of other people. Although I can sing them to annoy people, I generally don't because I...
by Phi
Mon Nov 03, 2008 6:23 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: "Lets get tedious, tedious." (Annoying things)
Replies: 131
Views: 9649

Re: "Lets get tedious, tedious." (Annoying things)

ACU-LP wrote:When you get a device to do something (i.e. save all the contacts/info on your sim card), then before you can use it, lose the thing it was designed to do something with (i.e. the sim card).

Now that's just irenic.
by Phi
Sat Nov 01, 2008 2:17 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Awesome Teacher Quotes
Replies: 1764
Views: 399892

Re: Awesome Teacher Quotes

Is a burn-in when you take a bag of components to the beach and throw them into a bonfire and drink beer? I mean, that'd be a fun burn-in, but... Professor (peering into envelope with quizzes in them): So, do you guys think you'll be needing to use the remainder theorem on the quiz? Student: Nope! ...
by Phi
Fri Oct 31, 2008 4:45 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: e^(i*pi) = -1
Replies: 5
Views: 1694

Re: e^(i*pi) = -1

Taking the natural logarithm of both sides creates mayhem in this equation. Here's a quotation from my old math teacher: "It seems to me that exp(2πi) = 1, but so does exp(4πi), exp(6πi), and exp(0πi)=exp(0), and that creates all the grief. In the real numbers, one expects ln and exp to be true...
by Phi
Thu Oct 30, 2008 8:23 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9561
Views: 1178772

Re: What are you listening to?

The Slow Descent Into Alcoholism - The New Pornographers
Funny. I haven't listened to this song in ages. Probably before summer, in fact. And here it comes onto shuffle.
by Phi
Thu Oct 30, 2008 8:14 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: MS Paint Your Favorite Album.
Replies: 80
Views: 15917

Re: MS Paint Your Favorite Album.

Spoiler:
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Yeah... I'm sure a few of you can guess that. It took me far longer than it should have.
by Phi
Thu Oct 30, 2008 7:46 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your eyesight!
Replies: 137
Views: 12019

Re: Post your eyesight!

-0 in my left (?) and -.5 or -.25 in my right (?) I used to wear glasses, as I saw double as a little child, but then I moved to contacts a year and a half ago or so. Well, contact. But the problem is, I haven't worn the contact in so long I'm not actually sure which eye I should put it in any more....
by Phi
Sat Jul 26, 2008 11:08 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: AP Tests are here
Replies: 111
Views: 9620

Re: AP Tests are here

Calculus BC - 5 (*shrug*?) Stats - 3 (I stopped really doing anything Statistics related back in... November?) Physics C: Mechanics - 5 (I expected it, I got lucky because I did torque stuff during the school year that was much more difficult than what they had me do on the FR) Physics C: E&M - ...
by Phi
Wed Jul 09, 2008 7:44 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: What to do over summer vacation?
Replies: 37
Views: 3829

Re: What to do over summer vacation?

Read. I can't stress this enough. Google for classics, ask friends about awesome books they've read, pick up a book that seems interesting you have lying around the house. Hell, you can even get a textbook (if you can find one cheap enough) and teach yourself part of a subject. Seriously though, rea...
by Phi
Thu Jan 17, 2008 2:17 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2812945

Re: Confessional Thread - Confession Precondition Failed

Confession: Learning the British dialect pisses me off. I think there's just something about David Alan Stern that just makes me want to kill a man.
by Phi
Wed Jan 16, 2008 8:56 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Play-by-Post D&D 3.5
Replies: 374
Views: 38251

Re: Play-by-Post D&D 3.5

Phi curses under his breath and weighs his options - he knows that the snipers have spotted him, but he's not quite sure if either knows that he's been aiming a spell at one. He ultimately decides to shoot a Ray of Enfeeblement off at one of the snipers, and duck back away from their view, hoping he...
by Phi
Sun Jan 13, 2008 10:56 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Play-by-Post D&D 3.5
Replies: 374
Views: 38251

Re: Play-by-Post D&D 3.5

((Sorry, wow. This has definitely been all my fault and I feel really bad. I was sick from mid-december until a few days after Christmas, and then I was just out a lot. And the second semester has started, but it's a lot less busy than the last, so I can actually post again.)) ((Is it safe to assume...
by Phi
Sun Jan 13, 2008 6:46 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Urban Exploration ( Exploring )
Replies: 99
Views: 12414

Re: Urban Exploration ( Exploring )

I have not found a single abandoned building in my area. I really want to find an abandoned old farmhouse in some field, walk in, and just explore. More points for it being a large farmhouse; more for me to explore. Unfortunately, I'd actually have to travel a fair distance before I'd be able to fin...
by Phi
Sun Jan 13, 2008 4:25 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The ultimate geek store
Replies: 39
Views: 4922

Re: The ultimate geek store

The fact that cash register operators never smile is just kinda my beef with the system ... Just try to work the cash register and smile. I don't care how much you like your job, you're dealing with people now at the register. And that's no smiling matter. I'd just sell random oddities I find cool,...
by Phi
Sat Jan 12, 2008 6:55 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Fora member birthdays
Replies: 753
Views: 106663

Re: Fora member birthdays

January 10th.
by Phi
Sat Jan 12, 2008 6:41 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9224900

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

A two-hour period? Man, that's like 9 games of AV.
by Phi
Sat Jan 12, 2008 1:00 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Show the world your desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]
Replies: 2356
Views: 438233

Re: Show the world your desktop! [Killing 56K since January]

Ended wrote:If you're running xp: right-click, arrange icons by, deselect 'show desktop icons'.

That made me feel really stupid for asking that. Thanks though; icons are off and it looks all pretty and whatnot.
by Phi
Sat Jan 12, 2008 12:37 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Show the world your desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]
Replies: 2356
Views: 438233

Re: Show the world your desktop! [Killing 56K since January]

Spoiler:
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I have to keep those three icons on the desktop. I want to get rid of the Network Places icon, but I haven't had any luck. Any help? I'd like the desktop at least one icon cleaner, because I just enjoy it so much.
by Phi
Sat Jan 12, 2008 12:08 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: School Thread: Because Debt Is Delicious.
Replies: 86
Views: 6532

Re: School Thread: Where Your Best Is Never Good Enough.

Some of these grades are definite, others I'm not sure exactly how I did, but I did not receive any Cs, so I'm thankful for that. I really only care about two classes, so for me my overall GPA doesn't matter that much to me. Though, oddly enough, it rose because I cared less. Somehow that has just w...
by Phi
Fri Jan 11, 2008 10:39 am UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Custom titles
Replies: 2761
Views: 257555

Re: Custom titles

Dear davean, You are the love of my life. Nothing else in the world matters now that I have such an incredible custom title. Thanks for giving fiddler a new one so that I now have the proportional boobs (as rumor would have it). I'll think of it as a birthday gift, and cherish it every waking (and p...
by Phi
Sat Jan 05, 2008 12:18 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2812945

Re: Confessional Thread - Nobody expects the mouldy inquisition!

Confession: This made me laugh harder than I've laughed in a week or so.

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