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by hestia
Sun Mar 02, 2008 2:56 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: The Xkcd Superelite Marching Band/Drum Corps
Replies: 67
Views: 13494

Re: The Xkcd Superelite Marching Band/Drum Corps

[*]Glassmen D&BC 1994 Contra Bass, This was the first year of the tan and black uniforms. The technicolor ones were the year before. One of my good friends marched mellophone in Glassman recently, last year I think. He seemed to enjoy it. Myself, here is my marching experience: 4 years high sch...
by hestia
Sun Mar 02, 2008 2:47 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What instrument do you own?
Replies: 172
Views: 30701

Re: What instrument do you own?

flute (2, one is a King- beat that!) Aren't those rare? AFAIK they only make brass now. :shock: Yea, they also suck. It was my grandmother's, then my mom's then mine. There is a very good reason King only makes brass these days. I replaced it in 8th grade with a Yamaha but continued using it as a m...
by hestia
Sun Mar 02, 2008 2:43 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3532363

Re: Woman thread - Is it as good for you as it is for me?

I find their bras comfy. I find B cups at other places only barely fit but their cup sizes seem to run a bit large so they fit perfectly. Lately my underwire bras from there have been breaking just from regular wear and tear which is sad because I can't really replace them. I never really paid atten...
by hestia
Sun Mar 02, 2008 1:02 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What instrument do you own?
Replies: 172
Views: 30701

Re: What instrument do you own?

Well... let's see if I can remember everything as much of it is at my parents' house at present Bassoon flute (2, one is a King- beat that!) piccolo clarinet baritone sax bagpipes electric bass soprano recorder (German baroque and plastic) alto recorder (hard rubber- surprisingly decent) fife tin wh...
by hestia
Sat Mar 01, 2008 10:16 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3532363

Re: Woman thread - Is it as good for you as it is for me?

Do you have a Victoria's Secret or a L'eggs, Hanes, Bali? Either of those stores typically have full-time employees trained to find your correct size. I wish, the closest thing to that I have is a JCpenneys. They have people in sometimes I am told so I just need to find out when that is. I used to ...
by hestia
Sat Mar 01, 2008 7:33 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3532363

Re: Woman thread - Is it as good for you as it is for me?

Do you guys get really emotion before your "Lady's Week" (Probably asked before sorry ><) I know I usually get really upset/grumpy and start crying/yelling at my bf. I don't mean to it just kinda happens.. Man, I get ridiculous the day or two before Shark Week starts. I get super depresse...
by hestia
Fri Feb 29, 2008 1:22 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Optastic! - Glasses, Contact, and Your Crappy Vision
Replies: 185
Views: 16701

Re: Woman thread - Is it as good for you as it is for me?

I have silhouette glasses which are fun. Look Ma! No rims!
by hestia
Thu Feb 28, 2008 5:53 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Optastic! - Glasses, Contact, and Your Crappy Vision
Replies: 185
Views: 16701

Re: Woman thread - Is it as good for you as it is for me?

My Dad has an issue with the whole coordination thing. He had to have his lens replaced because it was fogging up (I forget what it's called) and so while they were in there, they made his vision 20/20, in that one eye. He refuses to get the other eye done because he considers it vain or something, ...
by hestia
Thu Feb 28, 2008 5:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: guys i need help (A friend's pregnancy)
Replies: 63
Views: 6859

Re: guys i need help (A friend's pregnancy)

Look guys, I didn't mean to start a whole snafu debate about abortion. I used the term pro-life simply because that is the terminology I have always heard used. Obviously I will have to find a new term that is less offensive to people. I am not one of those people who likes to lecture on abortion. I...
by hestia
Wed Feb 27, 2008 6:26 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Optastic! - Glasses, Contact, and Your Crappy Vision
Replies: 185
Views: 16701

Re: Woman thread - Is it as good for you as it is for me?

I wore contacts for a while but my fiance has a thing for girls in glasses and I think they make me look older. So yea, I switched and I have been fairly happy with them. The smudging does drive me a little nuts though. Looking older is a plus though, especially when you look about 5 years younger t...
by hestia
Wed Feb 27, 2008 6:06 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: guys i need help (A friend's pregnancy)
Replies: 63
Views: 6859

Re: guys i need help (A friend's pregnancy)

There is another option for her, adoption. I apparently am in the minority on the board in being pro-life so I feel obligated to bring up this third option. Don't get me wrong, I am not trying to push my own ideas on others, this is her choice to make. But if she is uncomfortable with abortion becau...
by hestia
Wed Feb 27, 2008 12:42 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The error of my ways!
Replies: 69
Views: 6286

Re: The error of my ways!

Yea, I agree with everything people have said regarding catcalls. It can be very demeaning and discomfiting. The worst was actually on my college campus which is in rural Ohio and is very small. Sometimes when I am waiting to cross the street, cars stop and guys hang out the window and say very deme...
by hestia
Tue Feb 26, 2008 12:36 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3532363

Re: Woman thread - Is it as good for you as it is for me?

I like the first boots because they could be used as professional looking shoes on a snowy day.
Heh, can you tell I teach in Ohio?

Aw, of course Macy's has a sale when I cannot visit my parents. We don't have Macy's out here in the middle of nowhere.
by hestia
Tue Feb 26, 2008 4:04 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3532363

Re: Woman thread - Is it as good for you as it is for me?

Kineticka wrote:Thanks shinybaby :)

That reminds me, though! I just got new winter boots. They're wonderfully warm and comfy. :D


Where did those come from? I want amazingly wonderful $45 boots!
by hestia
Sun Feb 24, 2008 5:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Today I am made of Smug ((The Smug Stories Thread))
Replies: 311
Views: 33335

Re: Today I am made of Smug ((The Smug Stories Thread))

It kind of reminds me of the contrived and tortuous nature of 12-tone composition. I'd like to take this opportunity to state that I absolutely hate the concept of 12-tone music. And now back to your regularly scheduled smugness. Aw, 12-tone is fun! It can be done really well if in the hands of a m...
by hestia
Sun Feb 24, 2008 5:10 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How'd you come up with your username(s)?
Replies: 1405
Views: 246235

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

Well shit. I've got a bar to set in terms of child names. I need to think of some sort of naming abomination. Something that wills tick in the minds of my children and make them DESPISE me, and burn me and all I held dear after I die. Something they can complain about on message boards for years to...
by hestia
Sun Feb 24, 2008 5:04 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do/did you receive mail while living in a dorm?
Replies: 26
Views: 2882

Re: How do/did you receive mail while living in a dorm?

We have mailboxes in the student center. We are assigned a number at the beginning of our first year and keep that box all four years we are here. We don't pay for it though.

You know, except for that $40,000 tuition.
by hestia
Sun Feb 24, 2008 4:58 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3532363

Re: Woman thread - Is it as good for you as it is for me?

I don't give a damn where the seat and lid are, I just wish my one male roommate would flush the goddamn toilet after he takes a piss. My fiance does this (and he is probably going to see this comment as he has been frequenting the woman thread lately). It baffled me for a long time but he told me ...
by hestia
Fri Feb 22, 2008 2:20 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How'd you come up with your username(s)?
Replies: 1405
Views: 246235

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

My Dad came up with it for me when we got our first AOL account back in 1993/94 for some time around then. My name is [redacted] and as you might guess from my avatar, I am into Star Trek and was back then. My Dad wanted to make my name [redacted as a play on words but it was taken so he added the M...
by hestia
Fri Feb 22, 2008 2:17 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3532363

Re: Woman thread - Is it as good for you as it is for me?

I really need to see an OB/GYN, I went once when I was 18 and haven't gone since. She was actually a woman and had been my pediatrician so I wasn't really uncomfortable at all. Where I am living now, I have a relative who is an OB/GYN and there is really only one place to go in town. So, I have been...
by hestia
Tue Feb 19, 2008 11:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3532363

Re: Woman thread - Is it as good for you as it is for me?

I have always been skeptical about the cups. One thing I have always wondered, doesn't it spill when you take it out? I am very heavy my first few days so I am concerned that it would make a huge mess when I took it out.
by hestia
Tue Feb 19, 2008 1:57 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Scientology: Really a Religion?
Replies: 82
Views: 12391

Re: Scientology: Really a Religion?

If the Scientologists were to open up, and stop only giving the 'truth' to those who pay handsomely for it, would you then consider them a religion? I certainly would. I think their beliefs are strange but honestly, I am sure many people find my beliefs strange as well. In my mind, the big thing th...
by hestia
Tue Feb 19, 2008 1:31 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3532363

Re: Woman thread - Is it as good for you as it is for me?

I really liked OB tampons and they stopped selling them with applicators. After trying to use Tampax and finding that I HATED them, I decided that I would rather go with what I am comfortable with despite the lack of applicators. I have found that it is actually rather nice because they take up a lo...
by hestia
Mon Feb 18, 2008 10:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3532363

Re: Woman thread - Is it as good for you as it is for me?

Random complaint: I accidentally bought scented pads instead of unscented. They smell like Chemical Spill Apocalypse Daisy Fresh. I didn't know they even MADE those anymore. Who buys those on purpose? I have the same confusion with douches. The concept of blowing perfume into my vagina never really...
by hestia
Sat Feb 02, 2008 4:08 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3532363

Re: Girl Thread: You make me feel like a natural womaaaan

Even in germany the Title is often interpreted as "you hate", since "du hast mich" alone doesn't make any sense. I found this enormously confusing when I tried to translate this song for a German assignment in high school. My German teacher thought that this song was fantastic b...
by hestia
Sat Feb 02, 2008 3:53 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: not owning an ipod?
Replies: 137
Views: 10607

Re: not owning an ipod?

I have an iriver and absolutely love it. I had a Gen 3 ipod for FOREVER and hated itunes a lot. When it finally kicked the bucket I decided on the iriver and have enjoyed it since. I enjoy the UI and I like how easy it is to connect to my computer. I don't have to deal with any specific program and ...
by hestia
Mon Dec 31, 2007 8:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3532363

Re: Girl Thread: Attack Wombs to the Ready!

I went throught periods in highschool and college of always having cover up for teh acne and the aftermath of teh acne, I found eventually that if I didn't go about 'splodin' my face all the time, there wasn't so much to cover up. Now I will occasionally wear lip stick, cuz my lips are tiny, and wh...
by hestia
Mon Dec 31, 2007 7:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3532363

Re: Girl Thread: Attack Wombs to the Ready!

Yea, I never wear makeup (hence my concern for the rather formal occasion of my wedding) mostly because I am lazy but I usually feel like I look worse. I used to get concealer and so forth to get rid of the rings under my eyes but I usually ended up wiping it off. With the whole family being in the ...
by hestia
Sun Dec 30, 2007 6:26 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3532363

Re: Girl Thread: Attack Wombs to the Ready!

I like to be feminine but I generally fail at it.

I just don't know how to do makeup, I just don't get it. I am going to have to get it professionally done or something for my wedding so I don't look like a kid who broke into her mom's makeup bag.
by hestia
Fri Dec 28, 2007 4:41 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Accents you hate or love
Replies: 89
Views: 7277

Re: Accents you hate or love

Continental African accents for the win

I also think that Icelandic accents are interesting. I have no concept of how they compare to the other Scandinavian countries.
by hestia
Fri Dec 28, 2007 2:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What do you name....
Replies: 176
Views: 15138

Re: What do you name....

I mostly name my musical instruments... My bassoon is named Bruce, my good flute is named Artemis, my marching flute is Aphrodite, my piccolo is named Eros, and my bagpipes are named Fanny. The other instruments have gone so long without being played that I forgot their well thought out names. :oops...
by hestia
Fri Dec 28, 2007 2:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3532363

Re: Girl Thread: Attack Wombs to the Ready!

Wow lamarguerite, thats kind of sucky. Parents not liking boyfriends is always unfun though it gets a little better in college when it is easier to hide from them or you can pull the, "geeze, I am a grownup now, let me make my own mistakes." Granted my parents sound a whole lot more lenien...
by hestia
Fri Dec 28, 2007 12:06 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3532363

Re: Girl Thread: Attack Wombs to the Ready!

sort of on the videogames thing... I went to the mall with my little sister yesterday to buy teacher cloths and she wanted to go to the Gamestop. So we went and I found a copy of Civilization IV and was considering getting it. However, I had also found similarly priced shoes that I REALLY wanted at ...
by hestia
Fri Dec 28, 2007 12:01 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Future Historians
Replies: 15
Views: 3634

Re: Future Historians

People refer to the myspace/facebook stuff as crap but if one is a cultural historian, one can learn so much from that sort of thing. In some of my classes, we have studied the graffiti on the walls on Pompeii. I am sure there are many people from that time who would not like to know that a class th...
by hestia
Thu Dec 27, 2007 11:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What sort of things did you get for Christmas
Replies: 159
Views: 16738

Re: What sort of things did you get for Christmas

My sister says that one gets tribbles at "Quarks" at the Hilton.

Apparently one can also get starfleet insignia shaped pizza there.
by hestia
Thu Dec 27, 2007 9:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What sort of things did you get for Christmas
Replies: 159
Views: 16738

Re: What sort of things did you get for Christmas

My parents went to Las Vegas without me so they got me cool stuff. Starfleet Academy sweatshirt A tribble various Las Vegas shot glasses for my collection and the non guilty parents stuff iriver Eastman wind ensemble CDs "Teaching Music Through Performance" volume 1 a luggage tag that says...
by hestia
Thu Dec 27, 2007 9:16 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3532363

Re: Girl Thread: Attack Wombs to the Ready!

50% of the things I have in my bag are necessary, 30% is 'just in case' and 20% is shit that I have because I don't have anywhere else to put it. Sure, I could move my DS games to wherever my DS has gone, but then I wouldn't know where they are! And I *could* take that bottle of lube out of my bag,...
by hestia
Mon Dec 10, 2007 2:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0355: "Couple"
Replies: 129
Views: 24105

Re: "Couple" discussion

I was in an "it's complicated" relationship though we did not name it as such on Facebook for a variety of reasons. We enjoyed switching our relationship status to "In a relationship" though because we figured it would get a lot of attention. It turns out most people just said &q...
by hestia
Mon Dec 03, 2007 4:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0352: "Far Away"
Replies: 233
Views: 32533

Re: "Far Away" Discussion

I have been in a number of long distance relationships. The last one I was in (New Jersey - Iceland) ended because I figured out that I didn't actually like being around him in real life.

Though when I am away from my guy now it is only for a few weeks, but what a difficult few weeks they are.
by hestia
Mon Oct 22, 2007 3:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3532363

Re: Girl Thread: The first rule of PMS - Only talk about chunks

You're assuming we all want children, and with newly emerging technologies we can remove many side-effects of periods, it's sill exorbitantly expensive though. Although I certainly want children at some point, I would do almost anything not to have PMS. I seriously get possessed by the devil or som...

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