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by GenovaHeightsGhost
Wed Apr 11, 2012 2:24 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Am i the only one that thinks the ACT is crap? <.<
Replies: 27
Views: 9539

Re: Am i the only one that thinks the ACT is crap? <.<

Be all that as it may, the point of the SAT and ACT isn't to measure intelligence, but to measure whether you've learned the things in high school that you're expected to have learned in high school. This is correct: no test, not even an IQ test, can accurately gauge intelligence. However, the SAT,...
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Thu Mar 01, 2012 1:27 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3572195

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

So sick and tired of being sick and tired. HMv possibly turning into pneumonia with a pulled muscle/impinged brachial nerve from all the coughing? Fuck this. I have AP material I'm missing but haven't done a full day of school since last Tuesday. I hate feeling guilty for being upset with my situati...
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Wed Aug 31, 2011 11:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 922650

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

*high fives torontoraptor*
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Wed Aug 31, 2011 2:27 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 922650

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

Quite a good day! AP classes are awesome, passionate teachers are awesome, being included is awesome, kissing is awesome. Hell, even trig and note-taking are awesome! \^_^/
(...It's only Tuesday.)
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Wed Aug 24, 2011 12:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0942: "Juggling"
Replies: 63
Views: 23028

Re: 0942: "Juggling"

Nah, physics is just messing with him again.
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Sat Aug 13, 2011 10:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 922650

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

Current location: in a house that is a two minute walk from the Atlantic Ocean and adjoining beach. XD Ffffffffffffffffffffffffffffyeeeeeeaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah! (Current location of SO: three hours inland, due to homework that has to be done in the next week and a half. There needs to be a bittersweet th...
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Tue Aug 09, 2011 2:49 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9343498

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

rrwoods wrote:...John Cage's 4'33".
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Mon Jul 25, 2011 11:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Unscientific Allergy Questionnaire
Replies: 68
Views: 7526

Re: Unscientific Allergy Questionnaire

1. Do you have any allergies or food intolerances that you are aware of? If so, list them. several preservatives (Sodium benzoate and others) 2. What is your country of birth? United States of America 3. Your ethnicity? White/Ashkenazi Jew (Take your pick.) 4. Were you breastfed, bottle fed, or a co...
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Mon Jul 11, 2011 12:46 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3572195

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

*throws grenade at siblings*
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Sun Jul 10, 2011 3:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I would like to talk about marmots.
Replies: 72
Views: 9100

Re: I would like to talk about marmots.

Mous wrote:Does not look like a marmot:
Spoiler:
Image

Capybara?
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Thu Jul 07, 2011 4:58 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I would like to talk about marmots.
Replies: 72
Views: 9100

Re: I would like to talk about marmots.

So they are like wombats but with a different shaped head? Isn't this true of most animals? I'm thinking that if not most animals, then definitely most rodents. My mom nearly ran over a marmot when she was biking in Colorado. It ran across the highway, nearly avoiding a car, and then ran across and...
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Thu Jun 16, 2011 6:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9343498

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

"The Dixie Flatline" would be an AWESOME band name.
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Fri May 13, 2011 9:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Survey: How many of these characters do you recognize?
Replies: 51
Views: 6644

Re: Survey: How many of these characters do you recognize?

America, all of them.
(Cramps at two in the morning lead to watching Star Trek, as everyone knows.)
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Thu May 12, 2011 1:46 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3572195

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

Why can't I do ANYTHING right?!?!?!
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Wed May 11, 2011 7:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0896: "ZOmbeis"
Replies: 125
Views: 33121

Re: 0896: "Marie Curie"

I need some sake to toast KestrelLowing, TheGreatHippo, and this comic. :D
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Wed May 04, 2011 1:23 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3572195

Re: Rant Thread (because we need more ranting)

dr_vektor, you wouldn't happen to be taking the AP Calculus exam tomorrow, would you? :P /shameless Sorry, guys. I send internet cookies and a recommendation to go check out SB. <3 They have lovely support and advice there, but pleasepleaseplease don't do anything rash. Rant time: GAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA...
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Wed Apr 27, 2011 9:49 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How'd you come up with your username(s)?
Replies: 1405
Views: 245669

Re: How'd you come up with your username(s)?

Over the summer, I ended up with a stomach bug/fever and was thus confined to the house for three days. Two of the things that entertained me through that period were xkcd and Stars' album In our Bedroom After the War . I took my name from one of the songs, The Ghost of Genova Heights. I certainly f...
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Tue Apr 19, 2011 6:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Passover
Replies: 27
Views: 3269

Re: Passover

Alright, anyone have good Seder leftover recipes?

I'll go first: matzo + crunchy peanut butter + charoset = awesome lunch
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Tue Apr 19, 2011 1:31 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Passover
Replies: 27
Views: 3269

Re: Passover

So...Seder's over at my house. No three-hour-deals for us; we do a ridiculously Reform one. Tonight included two of my siblings arguing during the prayers, non-spicy horseradish ( :( ), giving the cat gefilte fish, and a comically bad search for the afikomen. The "cup of Elijah" deal was e...
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Mon Mar 28, 2011 3:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9343498

Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Mandom like the morgue

So last week I was saying on here how lovely and warm it is where I am, and it was. And then suddenly BAM rain and it's freezing cold again. What the hell North Carolina weather?! Welcome to the joys of North Carolina: One week you think the pools should be open, the next you're looking for the jac...
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Tue Mar 15, 2011 9:36 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The "How Have I Never Noticed That Before?" thread
Replies: 1141
Views: 199567

Re: The "How Have I Never Noticed That Before?" thread?

Pi day (3/14) and the Ides of March (3/15) are consecutive days. The universe smiles upon Geekdom. ^_9
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Tue Feb 22, 2011 3:33 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 922650

Re: Awesome Thread (because we need more awesome)

My dance teacher is in Ireland to watch some of her students compete in a major competition. Those of us who either didn't qualify or elected not to attend still have class this week with a string of substitutes. (Note: There is a smaller competition this Saturday that many of the students are atten...
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Sun Feb 06, 2011 3:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9343498

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

They lied. Things do not seem better in the morning.

Edit: Underage + lawyer parents= no alcohol for me
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Wed Feb 02, 2011 1:52 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Awesome Teacher Quotes
Replies: 1764
Views: 403951

Re: Awesome Teacher Quotes

In response to a question about substance abuse having anything to do with what we're talking about in Chemistry (intro material/properties of matter), quoth my teacher:
"I think that the substances that are abused are probably mixtures..." *contemplative expression*
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Fri Jan 28, 2011 9:09 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Your Schedule
Replies: 655
Views: 164759

Re: Your Schedule

Second Semester Sophomore Schedule:

Honors Pre-Calculus
Chinese II
(Interlude of Lunch)
Honors English II
Honors Chemistry
Honors Civics & Economics (which I'm taking online/at home. Gotta love block scheduling... >.>)
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Sat Jan 22, 2011 2:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0850: "World According To Americans"
Replies: 712
Views: 176021

Re: 0850: "World According To Americans"

For my part, I have a photographic memory with maps, and I've got all the countries of the world memorized, except for some of the smaller Caribbean and Pacific islands. This. I feel less alone now! :mrgreen: (I'll admit I *squee*'d a tad inside at the mention of doubly landlocked countries as well...
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Sun Jan 16, 2011 8:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9343498

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

A house in a mangrove forest would be pretty cool. Especially if part of it was underwater...

I have a random-ass collection of lollipops in my room that I'm not going to eat. Time to distribute them!
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Sun Jan 16, 2011 8:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Disorganized mess
Replies: 13
Views: 2191

Re: Disorganized mess

Ohgawd, this is very true of me. Notes, pens, empty mugs/cups, post-its, books, pipe cleaners, and just about everything else one could think of are strewn across my desk. Clothes end up in piles on chairs. My bed is rarely made. My room, in short, is usually a disaster. I'll give it a quick scour b...
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Tue Jan 11, 2011 7:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Homework, please fill in my short questionnaire
Replies: 38
Views: 4532

Re: Homework, please fill in my short questionnaire

Question 1: 2
Question 2: 1
Question 3: 1, 3, 4

Best of luck with your report, hatten!
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Tue Jan 11, 2011 3:36 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Boots
Replies: 50
Views: 25165

Re: Boots

Zohar, you have caused my brain to implode and I haven't even eaten breakfast yet. :mrgreen: (Those look like they'd be completely uncomfortable, but it just might be worth watching innocent passers-by do double-takes.)
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Tue Jan 11, 2011 3:33 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13423
Views: 1767780

Re: Today I Learned

TIL that forcing oneself to be around other cheerful people can actually lift the spirits. YIL several things: 1) Bubble tea is delicious. 2) So are coconut buns. 3) "N% chance of precipitation" refers to how many times precipitation has occurred in the area under the current weather condi...
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Tue Jan 04, 2011 9:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Boots
Replies: 50
Views: 25165

Re: Boots

bluebambue wrote:GenovaHeightsGhost: do you know the brand and style of those boots, I like them.

The black ones I have are Frye; the red ones are Toms (specifically the Vegan Wrap Boots).
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Sat Jan 01, 2011 5:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13423
Views: 1767780

Re: Today I Learned

TIL "aguacate" and "alligator pear" are actually just other names for an avocado.
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Sat Jan 01, 2011 5:28 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9343498

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

I, for one, would LOVE a wrist computer. Cyberpunk technology, for la victoire!

Fleeting thought: Genova+Caffeine=baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaad
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Sun Dec 26, 2010 3:01 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Boots
Replies: 50
Views: 25165

Re: Boots

http://www.rockyhorrors.co.uk/images/_zoomMagnify/2677.jpg I have these boots, sans loops at the top! Well...actually, they belong to my darling mother. But she lets me borrow them! (They're also an integral part of making a kickass Trinity costume. I speak from experience.) http://images.toms.com/...
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Sun Dec 26, 2010 1:12 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9343498

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

It also became the first carbon neutral nation in 2007.
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Fri Dec 24, 2010 4:49 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9343498

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

I think there's a direct correlation between the number of cookies one makes and the number of them eaten by the baker. This, of course, doesn't factor in the half life of cookie dough. (Note: It is incredibly short.)

On another note, chocolate chip pancakes: cookie impostors?
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Mon Dec 20, 2010 10:39 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9343498

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

Nooo, do work... NO! Bad hand! Stop clicking on fora links! Wraaaah Xeio, you can't fight it, my friend. Ze forum! She eez a seductive meeestress. Zere eez no escape! (protip: Disconnect your internet temporarily if the nature of your work allows. It helps with intertube-wandering-impulse control.)...
by GenovaHeightsGhost
Fri Nov 26, 2010 4:23 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9343498

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

Van wrote:A boy licked my knee today. Twice. And then I cried. Real life cuil theory Y/N?

*circles the y in amethyst ink* Anyone object to a rating of two cuils?

Some things can be communicated entirely without words and/or gestures. Ahhhhhhh.

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