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by SecondTalon
Sat Jul 01, 2017 1:47 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Wander Woman
Replies: 71
Views: 4854

Re: Wander Woman

I realize that all these complaints are pretty minor, but part of the fun of watching a movie is picking it to bits afterwards. Two more little nits: That damn sword with no scabbard, that nonetheless never seemed to cut anything. Diana hid it at the party by just sticking it down the back of her d...
by SecondTalon
Fri Jun 30, 2017 3:46 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89645
Views: 5556624

Re: Thoughts for ships

That's a low blow.


...

I know, that one was stretching it. It's all relative anyway.
by SecondTalon
Sat Jun 24, 2017 11:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5102
Views: 661169

Re: Most excellent times

Are you a Terry or a Holt? Unlike Zohar, I have no idea what you're talking about In a recent Brooklyn 99, Captain Holt and Sargent Jeffords (typically just called Terry) got in to an argument about which children preferred more in their model trains - Holt arguing for as accurate a presentation of...
by SecondTalon
Sat Jun 24, 2017 4:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5102
Views: 661169

Re: Most excellent times

You'll never convince me that people don't get in to H0 scale because they can call it Ho Scale.
by SecondTalon
Sat Jun 24, 2017 3:26 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I think I need to stop smoking.
Replies: 38
Views: 1813

Re: I think I need to stop smoking.

The way I did it works as follows. Step 1. Find someone you strongly believe you have more willpower than. Step 2. Get them to start smoking if they don't already. Step 3. Convince them to quit smoking cold turkey. Step 4. Quit cold turkey. After all, if that asshole can, so can you. Step 5. Stop ta...
by SecondTalon
Sat Jun 24, 2017 3:20 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89645
Views: 5556624

Re: Thoughts for ships

Well, yeah. But then how do you get rid of the rats?
by SecondTalon
Sat Jun 24, 2017 3:19 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Supergirl
Replies: 19
Views: 2408

Re: Supergirl

Even in the context of a world where people are fooled by a pair of glasses, I still don't understand how that very distinct scar by her eyebrow hasn't given her away like, 47 times. Exactly 47 times.
by SecondTalon
Sat Jun 24, 2017 3:16 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Movie and TV Show Rules - Updated April 20th, 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 29459

Re: Movie and TV Show Rules - Updated April 20th, 2010

Much like in video games, when a new one comes out it gets it's own thread, but if it becomes a discussion on the series as a whole, it gets mashed together if it seems reasonable.

So yes, WW would get it's own thread and also how am I just now noticing this to reply to it?
by SecondTalon
Thu Jun 22, 2017 10:22 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5102
Views: 661169

Re: Most excellent times

somitomi wrote:Alrgight. Although there's going to be less jargon this time, because actually I'm more familiar with Hungarian and German terminology.


Got any pictures of your setup? Does it swing towards realism or towards whimsy?

Are you a Terry or a Holt?
by SecondTalon
Thu Jun 22, 2017 2:50 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The "I can't find a particular XKCD comic" thread
Replies: 145
Views: 80926

Re: Which strip am I thinking of?

I checked the "before you post" thread's list of threads...I tried seraching for the comic in various ways, and I tried searching for "find the comic" "which comic" and things of that nature...and if I found something, I wouldn't be posting here. Also, the more I think...
by SecondTalon
Wed Jun 21, 2017 11:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5102
Views: 661169

Re: Most excellent times

somitomi wrote:That's all, and now I'd better stop confusing everyone with model railroading jargon.

Keep talking.
by SecondTalon
Sat Jun 17, 2017 3:40 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Supergirl
Replies: 19
Views: 2408

Re: Supergirl

Season 1 was basically 'all the other aliens are bad because they all escaped from the super prison that also crashed when supergirl crashed to Earth. Fair enough. Season 2, the aliens have all turned into a metaphor for refugees and immigrants, which is not at all explained? The intro also doesn't...
by SecondTalon
Mon Jun 12, 2017 4:09 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: I need a Game Recommendation
Replies: 1486
Views: 276668

Re: I need a Game Recommendation

Take a look at quantum conundrum. Uses different dimensional shifting with different properties to solve puzzles.
by SecondTalon
Mon Jun 12, 2017 3:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1849: "Decades"
Replies: 89
Views: 4451

Re: 1849: "Decades"

Pretty sure airdrik was being sarcastic.

speising wrote:re: alt-text: i didn't know randall lived in my country? they use(d because i haven't listened to them for ages) the exact same phrasing here on the major pop music channel.

Randall lives in Boston, MA, USA. So maybe!
by SecondTalon
Mon Jun 12, 2017 2:13 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 2744
Views: 295913

Re: The Darker Side of the News

Let's get back on topic.
by SecondTalon
Mon Jun 12, 2017 3:04 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 2744
Views: 295913

Re: The Darker Side of the News

Sableagle wrote:Gosh, hi, Second Talon. Fancy seeing you here. Say, what languages do you speak, anyway?

One and a half. Ban and a smattering of English.
by SecondTalon
Sun Jun 11, 2017 4:58 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future
Replies: 1463
Views: 186088

Re: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future

Y'all have three options. A. Tell me where the AI talk started and I'll split the stuff out from there and you guys can enjoy your own thread. B. Just stop chattering about it here and find one of the other AI threads in NA (or SB or Computer Science) and pick it up there. C. Keep talking about it ...
by SecondTalon
Sun Jun 11, 2017 4:49 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 2744
Views: 295913

Re: The Darker Side of the News

Fuck it, no one is allowed to post here unless there's at least a bodycount of 1400 children under the age of five. Otherwise, it's not dark enough. (In case it's not clear, I'll explicitly say that this is a joke designed to remind Sableagle that he is not the arbiter of what is and is not dark, an...
by SecondTalon
Sun Jun 11, 2017 1:24 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: 1037: Umwelt
Replies: 4
Views: 1539

Re: 1037: Umwelt

Initially it showed a comic based on criteria I don't understand - browser, location, that sort of thing.

I do not believe the script is where the page believes it to be. I do not know if this is intentional.
by SecondTalon
Fri Jun 09, 2017 9:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1848: "Glacial Erratic"
Replies: 23
Views: 1935

Re: 1848: "Glacial Erratic"

So... anyone knows which Superman scene he's referring to? Alt Alt Text: "I'm starting a new Youtube channel called Dr Geode Popper, on account of earth's current teenager-like geodermis. Don't you love that moment when it pops?" Probably this one.... minus the screaming goat https://m.yo...
by SecondTalon
Wed Jun 07, 2017 11:38 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Wander Woman
Replies: 71
Views: 4854

Re: Wander Woman

Re: Week's spoiler Yeah, I was also hoping that Ares didn't exist, or if he did she'd find him as ... some random asshole in a town who was pulling a Destruction of the Endless ("I haven't started a war in 500 years - this is all humans") but.... having seen the Lego se...
by SecondTalon
Wed May 31, 2017 8:34 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1792
Views: 375908

Re: Games you can't remember the title of.

Neither did I
by SecondTalon
Wed May 24, 2017 4:30 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2542
Views: 373864

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)

That's fair. When I hear things about "There's a lot of DLC" I think of stuff like RPG Maker..... or Train Simulator.

Because holy shit, Train Simulator. Holy shit.
by SecondTalon
Tue May 23, 2017 12:57 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2542
Views: 373864

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)

One of the three DLCs is free, so there's that. I'm not sure where you got that there was a lot of DLC, maybe where there's a lot of news updates so it looks like there's 68 DLC items?

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by SecondTalon
Tue May 23, 2017 12:48 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 2179
Views: 108550

Re: Trump presidency

What I choose to conclude is that there's a huge percentage of voters who don't like what either major party is selling enough to join the Fan Club, but who might be persuaded to support the right candidate, based on factors that can't be assumed from the data. (That conclusion might indeed be bull...
by SecondTalon
Mon May 22, 2017 7:12 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89645
Views: 5556624

Re: Thoughts for ships

Ginger wrote:Everybody that posted gets five hundred Praise Points. Royal Praise Points to boot. :) My name change is official. They only asked me to check and see if it was spelled correctly. The first name that I chose was Zoey. I enjoy it.

Woooooo!
by SecondTalon
Fri May 19, 2017 5:03 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28243
Views: 2260501

Re: Blistering blue barnacles

Spoilered because no one asked my opinion Going off the research as I currently understand it, the Y is where one gene exist. The purpose of this gene is to kick multiple different systems and say "Hey, you're all set for A, but do B instead, k?" And generally speaking, this works out ...
by SecondTalon
Wed May 17, 2017 4:23 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: TVs in public places.
Replies: 15
Views: 1451

Re: TVs in public places.

Holy shit, I think Mega is a spambot who gained sentience as all the posts are like this one.

by the by, this is not an invitation to play "Pile onna Mega". Understand? This is an invitatation for Mega to elaborate.
by SecondTalon
Tue May 16, 2017 11:26 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: interest free currency?
Replies: 1
Views: 1225

Re: interest free currency?

Try again.

I strongly suggest reviewing the rules for Serious Business, specifically #12.
by SecondTalon
Tue May 09, 2017 6:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Let's Talk Money
Replies: 195
Views: 23288

Re: Let's Talk Money

If your significant otter doesn't look at you like my goat looks at cardboard, get a new SO.

Spoiler:
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by SecondTalon
Tue May 09, 2017 12:26 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Let's Talk Money
Replies: 195
Views: 23288

Re: Let's Talk Money

Your time may be gross, by my time is....

Yeah, it's pretty gross too
by SecondTalon
Mon May 08, 2017 7:07 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8156
Views: 984813

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

I'm assuming it's far less to do with the actual content and more of when, how, and why it was delivered - i.e. It's low hanging fruit for trolling.
by SecondTalon
Mon May 08, 2017 5:06 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Let's Talk Money
Replies: 195
Views: 23288

Re: Let's Talk Money

Time is money. If you have time, learning a skill to repair something eats in to your time spent trying to get money. There's also the problem of equipment. I would more than gladly learn to build my own furniture if I could just... have... a woodworking shop with proper tools. As is, I've got a cou...
by SecondTalon
Mon May 08, 2017 2:46 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8564
Views: 1285776

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Coyne wrote:DS9.jpg
...and I thought it was just a model for a lame TV series...


Hey, I know it's all in good fun and everyone's entitled to opinions and all that, but get the fuck off my planet.
by SecondTalon
Sat May 06, 2017 5:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD
Replies: 10840
Views: 1787388

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

Monika wrote:Welcome to the forum! What's a Heinz 57'er?

Slang for a (usually large) mixture of different things, most often a reference to a dog with a large or undetermined lineage aka a mutt.
by SecondTalon
Sat May 06, 2017 3:21 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: I AM GROOT! (Guardians of the Galaxy)
Replies: 87
Views: 16389

Re: I AM GROOT! (Guardians of the Galaxy)

Re: The end scene with the High Priestess

Spoiler:
Here comes dat boi!!! O shit whaddap!


But considering Ben's role is credited as "Sovereign Admiral" ... he's probably not coming back, at least not as that guy.

But if they haven't cast dat boi... maybe? That'd be nifty.
by SecondTalon
Fri May 05, 2017 9:31 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: The "Awesome Things You Have Made" Thread! NSF 56k
Replies: 52
Views: 49203

Re: The "Awesome Things You Have Made" Thread! NSF 56k

the apprentice wrote:Hi

I am a retired engineer tool maker and have been looking for this kind of thread to share my ideas and pictures of what I have made.
Can someone advise if one needs to have a certain amount of posts before you can show them?.

Rules thread. Five posts.

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