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by Will
Fri Sep 21, 2007 11:52 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2847629

Confession: I have a love/hate relationship with tomatos. When cooked, used in marinara sauce, etc. they are absolutely delicious; when raw they're disgusting.
Onions are the same way.
by Will
Fri Sep 21, 2007 5:55 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What do you name....
Replies: 176
Views: 15031

I don't tend to name my stuff, but I did finally settle on a naming scheme for computers I like: FFVI characters. Desktop: Celes Server: Kefka Shitty laptop I had before it died: Locke I also named my Wii Wiil, because it's amuzing. Have you named your house "Terra"? (Get it?) *groans aud...
by Will
Fri Sep 21, 2007 4:06 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2847629

Confession: I want to join your chat but I have to go to school for my office hours
Confession again: when I get to school, since I doubt anyone will actually show up to my hours, I suspect I'll be quite able to enter the chat then.
by Will
Fri Sep 21, 2007 3:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What do you name....
Replies: 176
Views: 15031

I don't tend to name my stuff, but I did finally settle on a naming scheme for computers I like: FFVI characters.

Desktop: Celes
Server: Kefka
Shitty laptop I had before it died: Locke

I also named my Wii Wiil, because it's amuzing.
by Will
Fri Sep 21, 2007 4:03 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: First xkcd comic you ever read
Replies: 46
Views: 5386

I saw the sudo one a long time before I started reading, linked from somewhere randomly. Later, when discussing that comic with a friend she then pointed me to the site. I was forever hooked.
by Will
Fri Sep 21, 2007 3:43 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2847629

Simple math errors notwithstanding, I'm very proud of myself, because I just figured out how to evaluate the "derivative" of an image ^_^ You see, since an image is a collection of discrete pixels, it isn't technically a differentiable function...so I had to do some creative stuff with cal...
by Will
Fri Sep 21, 2007 3:31 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2847629

at least when you forget a semicolon, you get a friendly compiler error that says "hey dumbass, you forgot a semicolon on line x." When you make a dumb mistake in math, the only indication you get is the wrong answer.
by Will
Fri Sep 21, 2007 3:10 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2847629

Friendly tip: Subtraction is NOT ASSOCIATIVE. Please remember this.

Confession: I forgot the above tip and spent a good fifteen minutes trying to figure out my mistake >_<
by Will
Fri Sep 21, 2007 2:08 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2847629

by Will
Fri Sep 21, 2007 1:58 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2847629

You can wear bandages without having to injure yourself. Just make up an injury if anyone asks. This has the added bonus of looking like a badass, without actually having to hurt yourself! Just make sure to make up something really cool . Like a raptor attack! Edited Confession: My Southparkified a...
by Will
Fri Sep 21, 2007 1:52 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2847629

Confession: right now, my room is illuminated by nothing more than the light from my monitor. I'm trying to remedy that.

Confession the second: The spam thread "Free hairy pussy ass" made me chuckle, just a little bit.
by Will
Fri Sep 21, 2007 1:15 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2847629

Yeah, something about the face looks very man-ish. Or maybe it's just because I already know it's a man...

I've never understood why so many girls seem to be attracted to effeminate guys.
by Will
Fri Sep 21, 2007 1:04 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2847629

I'm gone three hours and you guys fill up three pages?? Where were you guys when I was around? >_>
by Will
Thu Sep 20, 2007 8:49 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2847629

Akira wrote:Confession: I love brushing my hair when it's newly dried after a good conditioning. It's just so soft and makes me feel pretty ^^


Confession: I do the same thing, because I feel the same way...
by Will
Thu Sep 20, 2007 7:56 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2847629

2'3" at last measure. Which was three minutes ago. Well clearly it's grown since then =P I need to get my hair trimmed because I'm getting split ends x.x Maybe if I do that it'll start growing out more. What really worries me is that this is as long as my hair can possibly get, which would mak...
by Will
Thu Sep 20, 2007 5:11 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Texas: Drunken Proxy Fest
Replies: 66
Views: 16555

I'm planning on going to Austin over my fall break, which is from (Thursday - Sunday) October 11 - 14. I have friends in Austin outside of xkcd that I'd be going to see primarily, but if we could get some kind of xkcd meetup going on that weekend that'd be really cool.
by Will
Thu Sep 20, 2007 5:08 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Ever tried to service/repair your own car?
Replies: 34
Views: 3498

Well, if you only get a grinding change when you change into second gear, sounds like you've damaged the syncromesh on that gear. Unless you are very skilled and have a fair amount of cash, I'd say it's not really something you could do yourself. Gearboxes are COMMMMMM-PLEX. Gearboxes on manual tra...
by Will
Thu Sep 20, 2007 5:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2847629

gnomes wrote:Confession: I am channeling the gods of rock
(I forgot my hair tie at home today so I have to let my hair down. My hair length is measured in "feet")


I hate you :twisted: I want hair measured in feet *sob*
by Will
Thu Sep 20, 2007 4:57 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2847629

Confession: I'm turning in a programming assignment 65% done, because if I turn it in late I'll get docked 50%. I could probably stay up and finish it, but I don't have the energy to do it. The sad thing is, we had several days to finish it and I only started a few hours ago. Confession 2: I burned ...
by Will
Thu Sep 20, 2007 2:39 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2847629

Confession: the light in my room is burned out, and we're out of lightbulbs. This makes me sad :(
by Will
Thu Sep 20, 2007 2:18 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2847629

Ketzerei wrote:I... um... Aikido'd her pretty well.


Ow! You didn't break anything, did you?

That reminds me that I need to find out what the hell happened to my Aikido sensei so I can get back into it...
by Will
Thu Sep 20, 2007 1:30 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2847629

Confession: I was gonna do something nasty but I realised I'd probably just get banned, and it wouldn't work anyway. Is there a word for people that love creating chaos? I think I'm that. It'd be like the word kleptomaniac for people that love stealing. I was gonna resort to my fallback for namecal...
by Will
Thu Sep 20, 2007 1:18 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Stupid People Stories Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 28274

Some of this reminds me of a whole class of people, who end up asking silly questions. Questions like "How many questions on the test?". Which takes away from class time for the teacher to answer relevant questions, like *what* will be on the test. Argh. It's amazing how there's at least ...
by Will
Thu Sep 20, 2007 1:01 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Online/Offline Personality
Replies: 119
Views: 8840

I obviously tend to be more open online than off, but I've gotten a lot more open and outgoing in the last few years overall. Really, I think I'm about the same online as off. In reality, I feel slightly intimidated by forums where I'm not a known regular. I still kindof feel intimidated by you guys...
by Will
Thu Sep 20, 2007 12:38 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your handwriting!
Replies: 330
Views: 128098

Image
Whiteboard handwriting. English and Japanese!

The line in Japanese is the same sentence =P
by Will
Wed Sep 19, 2007 10:26 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I've been suffering from hypnogagia!
Replies: 17
Views: 1895

Every so often I'll have a dream where I'm curled up in bed, all comfy-like, and I suddenly realize I can't move, and then that I can't breathe, and then I wake up gasping for air.

It's very unnerving...
by Will
Wed Sep 19, 2007 6:38 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Strange or even mildly amusing things about your body
Replies: 1607
Views: 193307

Despite being huge, my hands are actually fairly dextrous. Perhaps it's because I've always liked taking things apart...things with tiny screws >_<
by Will
Wed Sep 19, 2007 6:27 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Strange or even mildly amusing things about your body
Replies: 1607
Views: 193307

I have white stripes on my feet where the sandal straps go. These have literally been there for 7 or 8 years.

I am 6'3", have absolutely ginormous hands and feet, and am one of the hairiest people I've ever met (seriously--I'm almost Robin Williams hairy)
by Will
Wed Sep 19, 2007 6:12 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What is a good portable music player?
Replies: 39
Views: 3104

One word: Cowon. Especially if you use Linux or open file formats (ogg, flac) because its support for them is fantastic. I've had a Cowon A2 for several months now and I LOVE it. It barely cost $50 more than a video iPod of the same capacity (30GB), has a beautiful gigantic 4' screen for watching vi...
by Will
Wed Sep 19, 2007 3:20 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2847629

Akira: If you think it looks cool, then go for it. Worrying about how other people think you look is a waste of time and energy--dress to where you're comfortable. If you want to show off your purdy nails, then do it. At least one person is likely to be impressed.
by Will
Wed Sep 19, 2007 3:17 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Words that are fun to mispronounce
Replies: 169
Views: 27588

I'm a HUGE fan of intentional metathesis. I very often purposely mispronounce difficult words in a childish fashion. Some examples include

Astromomy, Astromony
Sammich or sangwich

I can't think of many right now...I'll post more if I think of them.
by Will
Wed Sep 19, 2007 3:10 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Other Languages You've Studied
Replies: 488
Views: 95912

Fluent Japanese.

Fun fact: I have met a lot of (non-Japanese) people who have studied Japanese and very few who can actually speak it.

Edit: I apparently also speak English. I must have picked that up somewhere along the way.
by Will
Wed Sep 19, 2007 2:07 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Robots: the future of invasive advertising
Replies: 21
Views: 2344

Posting on forums, of course.
by Will
Wed Sep 19, 2007 2:06 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3526247

I'm getting an idea! Chicken Caesar Salad...wrapped in bacon!

I LOVE bleu cheese, but then again, I love just about any cheese you put in front of me. Never been a big fan of bleu cheese dressing though, for some reason.
by Will
Wed Sep 19, 2007 1:57 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Robots: the future of invasive advertising
Replies: 21
Views: 2344

But he joined way back in February. I am confused. And a bit terrified about the possibility of what he's saying, because it makes creepy sense. In the future, you won't have to do anything yourself, I guess. Speaking as someone who works doing research in AI, this is in fact the intended goal.
by Will
Tue Sep 18, 2007 9:03 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2847629

Also, think of it like this: you have absolutely nothing to lose. If you go for it and it works, then you've gained a girlfriend. If it fails, you're right back where you started...but you haven't lost anything.
by Will
Tue Sep 18, 2007 8:57 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Poorly engineered foods
Replies: 192
Views: 18913

I really like ribs, but I've always had a huge aversion to getting my hands dirty. Even as a kid it was difficult for me : P I'm exactly the same way. Sometimes, when I really don't feel like getting my hands dirty, I'll eat ribs with a knife and fork...and people never stop giving me shit about it...
by Will
Tue Sep 18, 2007 8:53 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3526247

Belial: Lack of foresight is one of the main reasons I don't cook often enough. Usually I don't think about food until I'm hungry, at which point the food needs to be started about an hour earlier. I usually then opt for takeout or snacking on random junk in the fridge. Also, salad is awesomeness in...
by Will
Tue Sep 18, 2007 8:46 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2847629

Kick: the kind that's not about learning how to use Maya (I'm taking one of those too. It's pretty jokey) but one that's a computer science/engineering course on how computer graphics works on a technical level. We're talking Fourier transforms, function convolutions, and lots and lots of hardcore c...
by Will
Tue Sep 18, 2007 8:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2847629

Cassi: come to Albuquerque, we're still getting highs in the 80s-90s!

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