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by Darcey
Wed Aug 22, 2007 7:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0306: "Orphaned Projects"
Replies: 102
Views: 23172

I have a number of novels that I haven't finished due to an increased social life. They lurk in files on my computer and come up in Google Desktop searches to haunt me! They're all like "You like that cute boy more than you like me, don't you? Well, I'll guilt trip you 'til you're sorry you lai...
by Darcey
Wed Aug 22, 2007 6:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0306: "Orphaned Projects"
Replies: 102
Views: 23172

clock wrote:
Darcey wrote:<snip>
And there's all the social expectations to live up to, and I have absolutely no idea what to do if I'm on a date. =X Long walks on deserted beaches ftw, though.

<insertjokeaboutbringingatent>


*glares at people who complain about their feet hurting*
by Darcey
Wed Aug 22, 2007 5:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0306: "Orphaned Projects"
Replies: 102
Views: 23172

I thought it was a portal or something. That would be really cool. Getting ready for a date: shower, dress, check a mirror, step through the portal. I have not been on an actual date since I was 14. Now I just go over to people's houses. For some reason the whole 'date' thing just doesn't appeal to...
by Darcey
Mon Aug 20, 2007 5:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0305: "Rule 34"
Replies: 196
Views: 114077

If I were over 18 I would totally be taking some hot guitar-in-shower pictures right now. Fortunately for my guitar, I'm not. =X
by Darcey
Mon Aug 13, 2007 7:31 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Tattoos?
Replies: 1117
Views: 456322

I wouldn't get a tattoo personally, just because my weight tends to change and I dunno how all the stretching and shrinking would affect the tattoo. If I /had/ to get a tattoo, though, it would definitely be a vine starting around my ankle, winding its way up my leg, circling around my waist, coming...
by Darcey
Mon Aug 13, 2007 7:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0302: "Names"
Replies: 131
Views: 31555

On the contrary; I liked the second panel. The first panel started out with a real problem and the second panel followed it with an exaggerated, worst-nightmare sort of situation. Edit: that's in response to the first post. Really? In the lower left corner of the first panel, I thought the end of t...
by Darcey
Mon Aug 13, 2007 5:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0302: "Names"
Replies: 131
Views: 31555

Oddly, I remember people and their names a lot better if I also know their heights, weights, and birthdays. I can name these facts for quite a few of my friends. Sadly I don't actually remember the birthdays on the actual day, just if someone asks me what it is. Anyway, when I meet someone and it lo...
by Darcey
Mon Aug 13, 2007 4:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0302: "Names"
Replies: 131
Views: 31555

I know a guy who enters people into his phone under amusing names, then consequently forget their real names and just refers to them as listed. Apparently one of them actually responds to "Hot Girl #3" now. I believe he has me under "Cutie from Party", of which I fully approve.
by Darcey
Mon Aug 13, 2007 4:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0302: "Names"
Replies: 131
Views: 31555

I always just ask them how to spell their name. I have him type it into my phone himself "because I'm bad with texting" (which also happens to be true). And if I'm not getting his number I don't have to worry about his name at all! And if I met him on the internet I can search the archive...
by Darcey
Mon Aug 13, 2007 4:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0302: "Names"
Replies: 131
Views: 31555

On the contrary; I liked the second panel. The first panel started out with a real problem and the second panel followed it with an exaggerated, worst-nightmare sort of situation.

Edit: that's in response to the first post.
by Darcey
Fri Aug 10, 2007 6:10 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most Embarassing Moments Thread
Replies: 159
Views: 18033

Ok so the other day me and my friends Chris and Mike are in a Wawa. Mike is at the counter and Chris is talking to me. Well, Chris points to Mike at the counter and says "That thing he's buying looks like a tube of lube." So I walked up to the counter and say to the guy there "Chris s...
by Darcey
Fri Aug 10, 2007 3:49 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: hahaha oookay. i need your help.
Replies: 23
Views: 2190

Verator wrote:208. If I was an operating system, your process would have top priority.


There is nothing that turns me OFF like a boy who doesn't know the subjunctive.

Oh, and "This is my power button. Pushing it turns me on. Want to try?"
by Darcey
Thu Aug 09, 2007 5:54 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Help, I'm a borderline hypochondriac!
Replies: 14
Views: 2039

I've learned through experience that even when I really am sick, I probably haven't picked the right disease from my Wikipedia search. Last summer I was pretty sick; my parents took me to the doctor with about a million different symptoms, but no one could figure out what was wrong with me. Turns ou...
by Darcey
Thu Aug 09, 2007 5:50 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What can xkcd do for YOU?
Replies: 217
Views: 16971

Sunshine wrote:I sing Bass, and I can act, and I can shoot target archery rather well.
...Not that any of these are useful to anyone else.


I dunno, I could see myself needing a mercenary archer sometime in the future.
by Darcey
Thu Aug 09, 2007 5:44 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What can xkcd do for YOU?
Replies: 217
Views: 16971

Oh, right! I can program stuffZ in Java!

And I can write stories.

And I can make way too many posts on the same topic!

This is talent right here.
by Darcey
Thu Aug 09, 2007 5:35 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What can xkcd do for YOU?
Replies: 217
Views: 16971

Back when I was in chorus a number of years back, I was a soprano. But... I don't do that kind of singing anymore. XD Now I just sing crappily while I play my guitar crappily. I'm a mezzo-soprano, soprano in choirs (usually), so I can harmonize with just about anyone. Even countertenors even though...
by Darcey
Thu Aug 09, 2007 5:32 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I must complain about my incontinent physics prof
Replies: 111
Views: 11146

@Darcey: Someday you will tell all of that to your psychiatrist. Hmm, I don't think that particular story has ever come up in conversation with her. Ugh, I hate those appointments. I have to see her because she prescribes medicine for me, so when she asks me how I'm doing I just feed her an hour's ...
by Darcey
Thu Aug 09, 2007 5:29 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What can xkcd do for YOU?
Replies: 217
Views: 16971

I can sing! What voice part? I can fold origami! I can harmonize with Darcey! Back when I was in chorus a number of years back, I was a soprano. But... I don't do that kind of singing anymore. XD Now I just sing crappily while I play my guitar crappily. Ooh, that's another thing I can do! I should ...
by Darcey
Thu Aug 09, 2007 4:57 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What can xkcd do for YOU?
Replies: 217
Views: 16971

I can sing!
by Darcey
Thu Aug 09, 2007 3:27 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I met this 7 year old at the pool the other day.
Replies: 111
Views: 8854

I wonder how much longer there will be things that everyone in a generation can claim to have known about. There isn't a main music style that everyone listens to, there aren't any really big bands. Interests are branching out, and the internet leads to more and more options. So when will a generati...
by Darcey
Thu Aug 09, 2007 3:22 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: HOLD THE PHONE
Replies: 88
Views: 13610

And Dibley, for a moment there we had identical post counts. 123. So, wanna hang out later? [/ # 165 reference] I think you mean me, and you are welcome to send me a PM. Or IM me. Or email me. The info's all there. As a side note one time I dreamed that I lived in this world where instead of eating...
by Darcey
Thu Aug 09, 2007 3:17 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I must complain about my incontinent physics prof
Replies: 111
Views: 11146

I've had plenty of teachers who have singled me out specifically. My second grade teacher especially hated me. Now, I was a whiny, obnoxious little second grader. I cried a lot. Because I didn't have any friends. She yelled at me for crying. =X One time she sent me to the principal's office for clai...
by Darcey
Thu Aug 09, 2007 3:05 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I met this 7 year old at the pool the other day.
Replies: 111
Views: 8854

O_O Are you serious? Did you have a TV? Yeah, but I never really watched it. When I was very little, I would tolerate Reading Rainbow and Bill Nye (I hated Sesame Street and Barney), and when I got older, I would see the occasional Nova or NatGeo, but I never really watched TV. It wasn't that I cou...
by Darcey
Thu Aug 09, 2007 2:55 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: HOLD THE PHONE
Replies: 88
Views: 13610

I can't really picture bacon being good with milk or white chocolate, but I can definitely see it going well with very dark unsweetened chocolate. (That mole sauce mentioned above sounds insanely good; do they sell it in the US?)
by Darcey
Thu Aug 09, 2007 2:53 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Attn: Silly people who keep adding me on msn
Replies: 42
Views: 4976

I have had people add me on AIM and MSN, then IM me demanding to know how I got on their buddy lists. They think I'm lying if I say 'no idea'. Eventually, if they won't leave me alone, I list the places where my screennames are visible. Usually they're from this one virtual pet site I go on (http://...
by Darcey
Thu Aug 09, 2007 2:44 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: HOLD THE PHONE
Replies: 88
Views: 13610

Castaway wrote:Salmonella may be the manliest disease ever because you would have to eat raw meat to get it.


I'm pretty sure you can also get it from handling turtles. It's why pet turtles are no longer sold, apparently.
by Darcey
Thu Aug 09, 2007 2:22 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Would you buy an xkcd coffee table book?
Replies: 41
Views: 4490

I would pay extra for it if it had pictures of Randall in it. Shirtless pictures of Randall. *hide*
by Darcey
Wed Aug 08, 2007 10:04 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Finland or Sweden?
Replies: 61
Views: 5675

Finland 'cause they've got Sonata Arctica. <3
by Darcey
Wed Aug 08, 2007 9:36 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I must complain about my incontinent physics prof
Replies: 111
Views: 11146

Re: I must complain about my incompetent physics prof

Stuff. This manipulation assumes constant values, which they ar not. The right formula is (1/2)AT^2 = D. You have to integrate. I wouldn't bother with non-constant A_g for such a problem. The distance is 15 metres - the change in gravitational acceleration would not be significant. Calculus is hard...
by Darcey
Wed Aug 08, 2007 9:32 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: HOLD THE PHONE
Replies: 88
Views: 13610

I hate PETA, mostly for the scare tactics. I hate PETA because their methodology for approaching their own goals is *retarded*. Also, because they lie. A lot. And further, because their headquarters is up the road from us, so we see a *lot* of them. I don't know all that much of them, except that t...
by Darcey
Wed Aug 08, 2007 9:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Favourite colour? (haha, proper spelling!)
Replies: 80
Views: 7726

Is that really a color? I get the EM scale, but I thought color ended at Red and Violet, and anything else was some form of wave or radiation. Well, some animals can see infrared, I think. Wouldn't they see it like just another colour in the spectrum? And if that's true, and colours not perceivable...
by Darcey
Wed Aug 08, 2007 9:11 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: HOLD THE PHONE
Replies: 88
Views: 13610

I agree, as much as I disagree with the concept of PETA, I do agree that animals should be treated ethically. I try and get as much farm raised meat as I can. Most of the stuff my room mate buys is the Yves brand. These might work for you. http://www.yvesveggie.ca/index.php?id=71 I hate PETA, mostl...
by Darcey
Wed Aug 08, 2007 8:50 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: HOLD THE PHONE
Replies: 88
Views: 13610

If animals weren't meant to be eaten, then why are they made of meat? </quote from a TV show I don't remember> Good point. But in all seriousness he is right. Eating meat to me just seems natural. And if it is just the flavour you miss, I am sure you can find some kind of alternative that tastes li...
by Darcey
Wed Aug 08, 2007 8:49 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: HOLD THE PHONE
Replies: 88
Views: 13610

If animals weren't meant to be eaten, then why are they made of meat? </quote from a TV show I don't remember> See, I'm not morally opposed to eating meat in general. I'm morally opposed to the way animals raised for meat are treated before they're killed, and I'm opposed to what the meat industry ...
by Darcey
Wed Aug 08, 2007 8:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Favourite colour? (haha, proper spelling!)
Replies: 80
Views: 7726

Ultraviolet! Infrared!

Actually I think my ultimate favourite colour would have to be radio waves. My favourite shade at the moment is 92.3 K-Rock.
by Darcey
Wed Aug 08, 2007 8:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I must complain about my incontinent physics prof
Replies: 111
Views: 11146

I had that guy in high school too, except he hated monkeys All of our examples would be like "if you kicked a monkey off a cliff at such and such velocity..." he had stuffed animals hanging in nooses from the ceiling, which he'd routinely light on fire or electrocute for various reasons. ...
by Darcey
Wed Aug 08, 2007 8:37 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: HOLD THE PHONE
Replies: 88
Views: 13610

I kind of wish I wasn't a vegetarian. I would love to try that, most likely pretty disgusting but I would try it nonetheless. So what, you're vegetarian, you try it once to try it, then go back to being vegetarian again. I totally understand, once you do one thing you're likely to do another, but s...
by Darcey
Wed Aug 08, 2007 4:35 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: HOLD THE PHONE
Replies: 88
Views: 13610

I would so order this if I weren't a vegetarian. Has anyone ever tasted Dagoba chocolate? They have a flavour that has chili in it. It is really good (but also reallyreallyreally dark) chocolate. The chili powder and the mostly lack of sweeteners is actually how the Aztecs, first consumers of chocol...
by Darcey
Wed Aug 08, 2007 4:31 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I met this 7 year old at the pool the other day.
Replies: 111
Views: 8854

hm. I once met a 7 year old girl at a pool who knew 30 digits of pi. You should have seen the look on my freaking face. ok, so she may not have been 7, but she was somewhere between 7-12, to me everything between like 7 and 12 looks exactly the same. Was this somewhere in the middle of New Jersey? ...
by Darcey
Wed Aug 08, 2007 6:00 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Would you buy an xkcd coffee table book?
Replies: 41
Views: 4490

Oh yeah... money. =(

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