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by the Cow
Tue Aug 21, 2007 9:04 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 3081363

He is the prettiest princess of the food court.
by the Cow
Mon Aug 20, 2007 8:12 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: spam thread observations
Replies: 474
Views: 70957

Hawknc wrote:Paging The Cow...The Cow to General, please...


As though ol' Britney ain't fucked up enough without my help. Maybe I could shop up a vocal coach and a team of therapists? Or, better, maybe an early retirement and she could live out of the spotlight for a while?
by the Cow
Sat Aug 18, 2007 11:50 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Greatest Movie Ever?
Replies: 223
Views: 26883

Lawrence of Arabia or Apocalypse Now (original - not "director's cut")
by the Cow
Mon Aug 13, 2007 11:43 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: I Have Something To Say.
Replies: 6
Views: 2529

Hello James,

Welcome to moderation.

Mighty Jalapeno wrote:http://forums.xkcd.com/groupcp.php?g=6592&sid=12aa756e4a7858656ab2b3bda8a32df0

No you aren't?


Image

Maybe a different or entirely fictional James?
by the Cow
Sun Aug 12, 2007 3:01 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Best Concert You've Been To
Replies: 334
Views: 36558

Peter Gabriel - Security tour.
by the Cow
Sun Aug 12, 2007 2:44 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Which Ancient Culture Would You Live In?
Replies: 58
Views: 5270

Not really ancient, but I wouldn't mind post revolutionary US - given better medical care and a better justice system. Gotta love the enlightenment era deists.
by the Cow
Sat Aug 11, 2007 2:35 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Is Randall atheist?
Replies: 59
Views: 6764

The story of Belial's hat: My partner (Hammer) made his current hat. He came to her. He seemed terribly nervous. I think he was even sweating - which was really weird even though he's not a raptor . In a trembling voice, he said, "Please make me a new hat, I have to hide." Knowing which si...
by the Cow
Sat Aug 11, 2007 2:12 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who's an atheist?
Replies: 158
Views: 13054

I want to believe that I am an agnostic. I cannot prove a deity or prove that one is impossible. Yet, I have to admit that I am a deist whether I want to be or not.

Without decision, I believe that there is much that is worthy of respect, admiration, emulation, and even worship.
by the Cow
Fri Aug 10, 2007 9:53 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Ayn Rand
Replies: 336
Views: 37499

Atlas Shrugged is really funny, in both senses of the word. I love how it goes from film noir conspiracy/mystery to pseudo-formal logic (the funniest part) to bizarre and silly sci-fi. To all of the self important oh-so-serious teenage intellectual wanna be know-it-alls: you must buy this book, put ...
by the Cow
Fri Aug 10, 2007 1:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD 2.0: INTRODUCE YOURSELF OR PERISH!
Replies: 2548
Views: 337567

OrangeKenny wrote:I am however working on my scuba cert, which will probably prove to be a better investment.


Having said that, and given your luck with certs so far, you do realize that you will be moving to Kansas soon?
by the Cow
Fri Aug 10, 2007 1:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Style
Replies: 97
Views: 8364

I bought most of my clothes in the 1970s and haven't really updated much since.
by the Cow
Fri Aug 10, 2007 1:04 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Year of Birth
Replies: 232
Views: 23724

I am looking forward to being to the new version of the people who saw the Beatles or Led Zeppelin or Jimi Hendrix or Nirvana, etc. "Yeah, I saw ___ before you were born/while you were in diapers before they broke up/died/retired." Note to self: See fucking Radiohead next time they come t...
by the Cow
Fri Aug 10, 2007 12:56 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Being an adult-has it happened to you?
Replies: 125
Views: 11258

ShowPony wrote:I didn't feel like a professional game developer with 15 years experience, I felt like a student scamming free stuff.


Which are you, really?
by the Cow
Thu Aug 09, 2007 9:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Being an adult-has it happened to you?
Replies: 125
Views: 11258

I find it a bit odd that many of the posts here indicate that the feeling was born out of fiscal responsibility - paying bills, getting jobs, etc...
by the Cow
Thu Aug 09, 2007 9:41 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Being an adult-has it happened to you?
Replies: 125
Views: 11258

Gordon wrote:I remember no such conversation *flails arms*


http://forums.xkcd.com/viewtopic.php?p=228632#228632

I'm am the fogeyest of all the fogeys that ever fogeyed (at least lately, around here, some of the time)

Get off my lawn ya damn kids!
by the Cow
Thu Aug 09, 2007 9:15 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Being an adult-has it happened to you?
Replies: 125
Views: 11258

Gordon wrote:Probably when I got angry at the fact the kid who lives next door was walking across the lawn in front of my window. All I could think of was "Damn kid, get off my lawn".


I thought it was determined in one of the many age threads that all lawns are mine.
by the Cow
Thu Aug 09, 2007 8:04 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Tornado Sighting
Replies: 10
Views: 1498

I've seen three tornado on the ground. One was a giant so big it filled much of the horizon. It passed overhead and then touched down about five miles away. It wrecked a nearby town and killed a small number of people. The next one was a tall skinny tornado. I was near the coast and on a high bridge...
by the Cow
Thu Aug 09, 2007 1:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Being an adult-has it happened to you?
Replies: 125
Views: 11258

I'm 45, and realizing that every time I have drawn an arbitrary conclusion about my status, whether that is age, politics, religion, etc, I have been at least partially wrong. I can remember half a dozen times I have said to myself that I am all grown up now, only to be proven wrong a few years late...
by the Cow
Wed Aug 08, 2007 12:18 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Bad ideas
Replies: 373
Views: 47084

Meaux_Pas wrote:Really bad idea: Moving out of the parent's house and into a slummy apartment with five other people plus your chemically imbalanced sister, who is also your boss. And then getting a cat!


That doesn't sound hypothetical.
by the Cow
Tue Aug 07, 2007 8:58 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Year of Birth
Replies: 232
Views: 23724

LoonRadio wrote:
the Cow wrote:Are you the other "older than dirt" (1966 or earlier)?

I invented dirt, ya whippersnapper.


What year? I'm 1961.
by the Cow
Tue Aug 07, 2007 8:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Year of Birth
Replies: 232
Views: 23724

LoonRadio wrote:Most of you could be MY kids. Some of you probably are.


Are you the other "older than dirt" (1966 or earlier)?
by the Cow
Tue Aug 07, 2007 2:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Year of Birth
Replies: 232
Views: 23724

1961 and "older than dirt".
by the Cow
Mon Aug 06, 2007 1:03 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: There comes a time...
Replies: 8
Views: 1783

Toeofdoom wrote:giant statues


I was going to go that route first. Permits are a bear.
by the Cow
Mon Aug 06, 2007 12:58 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Favourite colour? (haha, proper spelling!)
Replies: 80
Views: 7788

Pebbles wrote:Green... cause I like trees.. and such.. and its pretty.
But NOT lime green.. cause thats just ugly..


Seconded.
by the Cow
Mon Aug 06, 2007 1:42 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your Geekstash!
Replies: 96
Views: 9490

@djn and The Cow - what are all your SGI machines used for? I used to do a lot of realtime 3D visualization, using IrisGl/openGL, Inventor, and Performer libraries. Some product viz, some architectural. I also ran Vertigo, Softimage, and Renderman for non-realtime ("rendered") viz. They a...
by the Cow
Sun Aug 05, 2007 6:31 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your Geekstash!
Replies: 96
Views: 9490

Hello, I'm the "geek" Hammer posted, thought I might post some the stuff we have about the office: Hammer's work area http://www.HammerVE.com/images/P1010001.jpg My work area http://www.HammerVE.com/images/P1010002.jpg My old office, including 2 Indigo 2s, a BetaSP animation deck, a Hi-8 a...
by the Cow
Sun Aug 05, 2007 6:05 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: All Hail Discordia!!!
Replies: 40
Views: 6568

Castaway wrote:::accepts hat and sips cool aid (purple is the only flavor. Really, if you say red, GTFO)::

Thank you very much.


The hat is a fez, and you get a itty bitty car for parades.
by the Cow
Sun Aug 05, 2007 5:49 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: All Hail Discordia!!!
Replies: 40
Views: 6568

I sense the right answers are yes and yes? Well, yes - I suppose... *ominous voice* I sense in you a great willingness to please the great council of [think quick!] Thule! Your answers bespeak your wisdom, and your wisdom is evidence of your many lives - ooooooooo! All things are one, and [more mum...
by the Cow
Sun Aug 05, 2007 5:11 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Nuclear Power (merged threads)
Replies: 325
Views: 53465

I worked for decade at Bailey Controls (now part of ABB), and while we mostly did coal fired power plants, we did have a nuke division. They talked a whole lot about disassembly costs and maximum lifetimes, etc... What is the industry doing to lengthen the life expectancy of the plants and reduce th...
by the Cow
Sun Aug 05, 2007 4:53 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: All Hail Discordia!!!
Replies: 40
Views: 6568

Castaway wrote:Yeah, i'll be in if I don't have to read it.


No reading. Just a test:

True or false: The opposite of everything you believe to be true, is true?

True or false: Conspiracy theorists run the world?

Ok, then - now there is this giant golden apple you have to... well...

Nevermind.
by the Cow
Sun Aug 05, 2007 4:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Life Advice
Replies: 262
Views: 22892

Don't make important decisions when gripped by strong emotion.
by the Cow
Sun Aug 05, 2007 4:16 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: There comes a time...
Replies: 8
Views: 1783

Toeofdoom wrote:But... but... the lighting on them is way wrong...

and their edges are a little off.


This is true. It must not be an actual photo. I think it might be a fake! I'm glad someone spotted that.
by the Cow
Sat Aug 04, 2007 11:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Favourite colour? (haha, proper spelling!)
Replies: 80
Views: 7788

Swordfish wrote:Otter/Duck...

I chose that largly due to the fact that I'm colorblind. :P


Entirely, or just red/green or blue/yellow?
by the Cow
Sat Aug 04, 2007 9:18 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: There comes a time...
Replies: 8
Views: 1783

There comes a time...

There comes a time when you feel you must post a picture a really happy elderly couple taking a walk in the park... but they're giants.

Image
by the Cow
Sat Aug 04, 2007 7:58 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: I just watched the last two Matrix movies for the first time
Replies: 65
Views: 10160

I rather liked them. Though really, I can't take too much Biblical allusion, and I felt that watching the end of #3 was like getting hit in the face with a bible. If they had raves in the Bible, and everyone looked fabulous (especially considering they were all living underground). Actually, less a...
by the Cow
Sat Aug 04, 2007 7:32 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Books you never finished
Replies: 280
Views: 170369

A Winter's Tale by Mark Halprin.

My best friend (Hammer) recommended it. I got about 50 pages in, but got distracted and never got back to it. I feel guilty about not really giving it a shot, when she loves it so much.
by the Cow
Sat Aug 04, 2007 7:19 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: The first album you bought?
Replies: 148
Views: 22013

I'm not sure which is the first I bought and which were gifts, but likely that it was one of:

Don McLean - Don McLean
Bruce Springsteen - Greetings from Asbury Park
Genesis - Foxtrot

The first CD I bought was Peter Gabriel - Peter Gabriel (the first one).
by the Cow
Sat Aug 04, 2007 4:04 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Bic round stics.
Replies: 41
Views: 4167

Writing: extremely fine tipped gel pen.

Drawing: soft pencil.

Note: Doesn't this thread already exist? I remember answering this before.
by the Cow
Fri Aug 03, 2007 10:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I just came to a horrific realization. . . about pudding.
Replies: 84
Views: 7223

SecondTalon wrote:My mistake.

Push Hammer, receive pudding tits, get killed by dual sledghammer-wielding calm, collected, scary "Bad enough dude to save the president" guy.


Fix'd.
by the Cow
Fri Aug 03, 2007 10:48 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Fail Safe vs Dr. Strangelove
Replies: 11
Views: 4240

Wikipedia and Amazon place the novel "Fail Safe" in 1962.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fail-Safe_%28novel%29

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