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by LeagueOfMorons
Wed Mar 02, 2011 3:26 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3527425

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

I'll join in with the ranting about job-hunting being a huge pain. I'm in the midst of trying to relocate from one state to another, and it seems like it would be a lot easier for me to find a job where I want to move to if I already lived there. But I can't move until I get a job there. Holy Catch-...
by LeagueOfMorons
Sun Dec 26, 2010 11:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9217230

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

Eleventy billion has a nice hyperbolic ring to it for me.

That, or multiples of 10. Anything with a nice round zero at the end.
by LeagueOfMorons
Sun Dec 26, 2010 11:39 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Christmas: What did you get?
Replies: 144
Views: 23734

Re: Christmas: What did you get?

It was a pretty light year for me, but I'm totally fine with that. No overwhelming piles of new crap to dig through and organize. Besides, I had a great time with family, so I can't complain. Here goes . . . - True Blood: Season 2 on DVD - the new Kings Of Leon album (Come Around Sundown) - the new ...
by LeagueOfMorons
Sun Dec 26, 2010 11:28 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: lower case
Replies: 73
Views: 9217

Re: lower case

Typing in all lower-case causes me discomfort. Feels like not having showered, or something. This. I'm far too OCD to let myself get away with what I can't help but think of as grammatical laziness. Even while texting - it annoys me to receive texts from people who use the letter "u" in p...
by LeagueOfMorons
Sun Nov 07, 2010 7:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: SO MOTHEREFFIN HAPPY Thread :)
Replies: 527
Views: 63689

Re: SO MOTHEREFFIN HAPPY Thread :)

Work is going well - our big event tomorrow is going to be fantastic, and I think sales this winter are going to pick up nicely. Aaaand, I am in a fantastic (long-distance) relationship with an absolutely amazing woman that is getting better all the time and shows no signs of letting up anytime soon...
by LeagueOfMorons
Mon Nov 01, 2010 1:26 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: TvTropes.org
Replies: 28
Views: 15756

Re: TvTropes.org

I'm a fairly frequent reader, but I don't have an account and I've never posted on the forums or edited articles. I went through a phase which lasted a few months where it was pretty much all-consuming, but I think I'm mostly over that by now. I will log on occasionally after finishing a work (wheth...
by LeagueOfMorons
Mon Oct 04, 2010 2:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 912443

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Amie wrote:I'm getting free backstage passes for the Meshuggah concert. I will be 8 feet away from Jens Kidman... in flesh and blood... I feel great.


Niiiice. I'm intensely jealous of you. How'd you get that lucky?
by LeagueOfMorons
Sun Oct 03, 2010 7:45 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Screaming in Music
Replies: 34
Views: 7488

Re: Screaming in Music

My enjoyment of screaming/growling/extreme vocals basically depends on how good the vocalist is at it. I'm not one to discriminate too much based on genre; I listen to screamo from time to time, and stuff like Underoath (mostly their later-period stuff) pulls it off pretty well, but mainly because S...
by LeagueOfMorons
Sun Oct 03, 2010 7:06 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 912443

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

I got to walk around and explore a city (Louisville, KY) I had never been to previously, Where'd you go while you were in town? I spent a good chunk of one day wandering up and down Bardstown Road, checking out local shops and businesses; dropped a pile of money at Ear X-Tacy; checked out Guitar Em...
by LeagueOfMorons
Sun Oct 03, 2010 6:55 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Does anyone else feel "violated" when someone uses their...
Replies: 63
Views: 9118

Re: Does anyone else feel "violated" when someone uses their

I don't really have to worry about that with my personal laptop, mainly because I'm pretty protective/secretive with it. I don't exactly leave it sitting around for anyone to walk up and use. Not that there's much of anything incriminating on here anyway; all the "fun stuff" is executed in...
by LeagueOfMorons
Fri Oct 01, 2010 3:40 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Twitter usernames
Replies: 30
Views: 3504

Re: Twitter usernames

@BSparks2112 I go through phases of Twitter activity and inactivity. I haven't tweeted in a few days, just because I haven't really had the energy or inclination, but I could be all over it next week. Feel free to follow - I promise I won't judge any of you or think you're some kind of creepy inter...
by LeagueOfMorons
Thu Sep 23, 2010 3:40 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 912443

Re: Awesome Thread (to balance Rant Thread)

Ok, tearing myself away from an epic Questionable Content archive binge to leave some awesomes here . . . I went on a road trip recently! And it was great! I saw a bunch of old friends from school, I got to walk around and explore a city (Louisville, KY) I had never been to previously, I saw some gr...
by LeagueOfMorons
Wed Sep 08, 2010 6:52 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Your last and next concert?
Replies: 438
Views: 204766

Re: Your last and next concert?

Ok, for reals this time . . . Last: Andy McKee at the Redstone Room in Davenport, IA. Next: Karnivool at Club Oasis in Louisville, KY TOMORROW . Yeah, I'm a bit excited - I've heard nothing but good things about these guys' live show, and their album Sound Awake has been blowing me away for the last...
by LeagueOfMorons
Sun Sep 05, 2010 12:20 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Music That Automatically Puts You In A Good Mood
Replies: 34
Views: 7012

Re: Music That Automatically Puts You In A Good Mood

Wow, I really liked that Metric tune. I can definitely see why it's in this thread. Good stuff. Something else I've learned is that I can't listen to the album Downward Is Heavenward by Hum without it improving my mood greatly. Something about its mix of heaviness and major-key sing-along-osity just...
by LeagueOfMorons
Fri Aug 27, 2010 4:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Things that make me sad
Replies: 43
Views: 5613

Re: Things that make me sad

Alternate Reality Games I tend to think ARGs are actually really cool, until I realize that they're all really nothing more than a ridiculously elaborate marketing campaign and all the cool aspects are really just a ploy to get you to spend money. Then I get sad. You know when you're at work, and y...
by LeagueOfMorons
Tue Aug 17, 2010 4:55 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Favorite Time Signatures
Replies: 120
Views: 21002

Re: Favorite Time Signatures

Polyrhythms are cool. Yeah I agree http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBujZr20O6M . Caribou also plays some pretty bitchin' polyrhythm dance music. Wow, I really liked that. I'll have to look up some more music by those guys. Impressive. Oh, and LOL @ Midnight's response. I do love me some Meshuggah, d...
by LeagueOfMorons
Tue Aug 17, 2010 2:40 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Robert Bakker
Replies: 6
Views: 2460

Re: Robert Bakker

For a moment when I saw the title, I thought you were going to say he'd died in a terrible dinosaur accident or something. Much relief was had when it opened. :oops: Me too. Glad he's okay. Seriously, though, that's awesome. Bakker was literally one of my childhood heroes. Before I gave up on my dr...
by LeagueOfMorons
Sat Aug 14, 2010 1:31 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 3029336

Re: Postify your facerity

@Felltir: Every time I see those awesome kangaroo-boot-contraptions, I get more and more jealous. It's only a matter of time before I go out, blow a ton of money on my own set, and seriously injure myself or someone else. @HarleyQuinn: The "no-makeup" look definitely works for you. As does...
by LeagueOfMorons
Thu Aug 12, 2010 4:25 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Plans for the weekend!
Replies: 414
Views: 59432

Re: Plans for the weekend!

I went blackberry picking yesterday, which means I'm making apple and blackberry crumble over the weekend :D Is it bad that I interpreted this sentence to mean that you were shopping for smartphones until I got to the word "crumble?" Stupid technology-obsessed society . . . Anyway, my wee...
by LeagueOfMorons
Thu Aug 12, 2010 3:01 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: How did you find your last kick ass band?
Replies: 31
Views: 7130

Re: How did you find your last kick ass band?

All kinds of ways. A few of my most recent discoveries: Periphery - I heard about these guys on the Forum at http://www.mikeportnoy.com . YouTubed a song or two, fell in love, bought the CD, never looked back. In fact, roughly half of my current favorite bands were ones that I first heard about on t...
by LeagueOfMorons
Thu Aug 12, 2010 2:43 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Where has rock gone?
Replies: 144
Views: 33396

Re: Where has rock gone?

Jack White is THE modern guitar god Sorry, dude, but as a guitar player, I can't let this one slide. And as a guitar player I'd...be inclined to agree? I wouldn't say he's the best but I prefer him to all the Joe Satrianis and Steve Vais of the world who, for all their technical mastery, can't seem...
by LeagueOfMorons
Tue Aug 10, 2010 4:16 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How many oragamis can be coded using DNA?
Replies: 52
Views: 7063

Re: How many orgasms can be coded using DNA?

Spambot5546 wrote:Someone here owes me an orgasm. :-/


This is now my new favorite thing to yell while walking into a room.
by LeagueOfMorons
Tue Aug 10, 2010 4:10 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Where has rock gone?
Replies: 144
Views: 33396

Re: Where has rock gone?

Great rock music is everywhere these days. In fact, I usually have the exact opposite problem - there's so much stuff coming out that I love that I can barely keep up with it, let alone afford all the CDs I want to buy. If anything, the internet being what it is has encouraged a lot of adventurous n...
by LeagueOfMorons
Thu Aug 05, 2010 1:40 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13421
Views: 1744246

Re: Today I Learned

TIL: Getting a flat tire sucks. Bumming rides from co-workers all day to try to fix said tire sucks more. And waiting around like a middle-schooler for a ride home from work sucks the most. [/rant]
by LeagueOfMorons
Tue Aug 03, 2010 6:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3406
Views: 781375

Re: What were your dreams last night?

Here's a recent one that I remember with more clarity than usual: I'm in an airport. A major one; it's unclear which one, possibly O'Hare or La Guardia, but it doesn't really matter. I'm part of a big group of people traveling to a far away place together. A lot of the people I'm with are old colleg...
by LeagueOfMorons
Tue Jul 27, 2010 8:28 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Long haired cute geek boys wanted!
Replies: 733
Views: 115795

Re: Long haired cute geek boys wanted!

Long hair: Check. Geek (Looks at math books next to self): Check Cute: Well, I'm the sort of narcissistic fuck that would post pictures of himself on the internet if that counts for something. http://i290.photobucket.com/albums/ll262/bgood015/DG00241.jpg Has anyone ever told you that you look a lot...
by LeagueOfMorons
Tue Jul 27, 2010 8:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3406
Views: 781375

Re: What were your dreams last night?

My housemate bought a repeating mirror, that would show not only your current reflection, but any reflections it had held an hour ago, and an hour before that, etc. The first thing I thought after reading this was "Cool! I want one of those!" I wonder if you could actually make one? It co...
by LeagueOfMorons
Tue Jul 27, 2010 3:39 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Great Songwriters
Replies: 29
Views: 5722

Re: Great Songwriters

Dustin Kensrue/Thrice . Love the guy's lyrics. Of course, the band's music is widely varied, but there's always a great cadence to his words that fits the song in such a unique way, whether it's a song like The Whaler or The Messenger . This one isn't as extreme (in either direction) as the first t...
by LeagueOfMorons
Tue Jul 27, 2010 3:11 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Music That Automatically Puts You In A Good Mood
Replies: 34
Views: 7012

Music That Automatically Puts You In A Good Mood

Anyone else have a few songs, albums, or artists that will automatically, no matter what, make you feel better about your day? Whether you put it on as an intentional effort to improve your mood, or you randomly happen to hear a song and it makes everything seem a little bit better . . . know the fe...
by LeagueOfMorons
Sun Jul 25, 2010 11:42 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Indie Superpowers
Replies: 37
Views: 4748

Re: Indie Superpowers

Bakemaster wrote:
Zalzidrax wrote:Pabstbending - Ability to telekinetically manipulate cheap beer.

NICE.


ESPBR?
by LeagueOfMorons
Sun Jul 25, 2010 1:07 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3406
Views: 781375

Re: What were your dreams last night?

I'm pretty sure I had a dream-within-a-dream last night. I don't remember any details of either dream, really. I just remember "waking up" from one dream and still being in a slightly-altered version of my reality, then waking up for real and feeling more disoriented than usual. This is th...
by LeagueOfMorons
Sun Jul 25, 2010 1:02 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 3029336

Re: Postify your facerity

saxmaniac1987 wrote:I graduated!
(snip)


Congrats!

saxmaniac1987 wrote:I punch stuffed polar bears!
(snip)


Cool sweatshirt. I've got the same one. :D
by LeagueOfMorons
Thu Jul 22, 2010 12:23 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: My awesome experience this weekend.
Replies: 7
Views: 1031

Re: My awesome experience this weekend.

That's freaking epic, Oregonaut. Sometimes it pays off to just be inthe right place at the right time . . . And it sounds like you guys did a great job performance-wise, too. Nice work. I actually wouldn't mind hearing some of your material. With the male/female vocal harmonies, it sounds like you p...
by LeagueOfMorons
Tue Jul 20, 2010 5:29 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: When did you first spend a big wad of discretionary income?
Replies: 40
Views: 4699

Re: When did you first spend a big wad of discretionary inco

The earliest non-essential-but-still-expensive thing I can think of that I bought with my own money was a Nintendo 64. The Jungle Green edition that was packaged with Donkey Kong 64. (Although the cash I put down on it was largely birthday money, so it's not like I feverishly mowed lawns for a summe...
by LeagueOfMorons
Tue Jul 13, 2010 1:47 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: what would you choose as your super power?
Replies: 636
Views: 73682

Re: what would you choose as your super power?

I think I'd enjoy being a shapeshifter. Having the ability to change my appearance to that of anyone (or, potentially, any thing ). I like the idea of being able to walk into a place filled with people I know and going completely unrecognized - it would be liberating. I'd be able to give my flirting...
by LeagueOfMorons
Tue Jul 13, 2010 1:01 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What instrument do you own?
Replies: 172
Views: 30219

Re: What instrument do you own?

Currently: Fender Aerodyne Stratocaster - The thing I love about this guitar is that it plays and sounds like a classic Fender Strat, but it has a beautiful bound maple (I think) top instead of a flat finish like most Strats. The body is also more contoured and a bit lighter than the average Strat. ...
by LeagueOfMorons
Tue Jul 13, 2010 12:19 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Favorite Time Signatures
Replies: 120
Views: 21002

Re: Favorite Time Signatures

A lot of love for 5/4 and 7/4 here - I dig those ones too. Anything asymmetrical, really; 9/4 or 9/8 are super cool too. I also love a good solid 6/8 groove. Like in A Perfect Circle's Judith. A lot of my favorite songs tend to have that kind of feel. Divisions of 3 and 6 seem to come naturally when...
by LeagueOfMorons
Thu Jul 01, 2010 12:14 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13421
Views: 1744246

Re: Today I Learned

TIL: D'ya know, if you blow a headlamp bulb on a volvo, you have to take the car to a bloody volvo dealership to get the sodding thing changed. Seriously, unless you are Eugene Tooms there is no way you are going to get your hand in to change that sucker. That's one they don't put in the brochure. ...
by LeagueOfMorons
Wed Jun 30, 2010 1:25 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 3029336

Re: Postify your facerity

But this is my favourite picture of me: http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc1/hs211.snc1/7823_147120043611_517398611_2670189_5367247_n.jpg Rawr! That's a very appropriate real-life caption for that pic. Things like that should happen more often. (And *highfive* to a fellow Porcupine Tree fan.)
by LeagueOfMorons
Tue Jun 29, 2010 6:19 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9217230

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

TaintedDeity wrote:I don't even like coffee.


These guys do.

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