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by someguy
Thu Mar 20, 2008 9:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: so cute your head will explode into candy
Replies: 200
Views: 35611

Re: so cute your head will explode into candy

LOL, I hadn't considered that.
by someguy
Thu Mar 20, 2008 8:12 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: ¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)
Replies: 483
Views: 208396

Re: ¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)

Fargren wrote:¿Qué quisiste decir ahí? Quizás esté bien según qué hallas querido que se entienda, pero suena raro.

¡'Hayas'! Con ll sería del verbo hallar (to find), no del verbo haber.

Me tomé la libertad de ponerles tilde a las palabras en negrita, espero que no te moleste.
by someguy
Thu Mar 20, 2008 6:47 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: so cute your head will explode into candy
Replies: 200
Views: 35611

Re: so cute your head will explode into candy

Spoiler:
My friend's five-year-old, 40 kg+ German Shepherd caught taking a nap:

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by someguy
Thu Mar 20, 2008 6:18 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9561
Views: 1164885

Re: What are you listening to?

Unbeknown wrote:Song:1970
Artist: The Stooges
Album: Funhouse

Good lord Funhouse is an unholy racket!

YES. And Raw Power, especially in its original version (coked-out Bowie mix,) is even more of one in spots.
by someguy
Thu Mar 20, 2008 3:06 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9561
Views: 1164885

Re: What are you listening to?

Possibly one of the ugliest album covers ever:

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(Bob Dylan)
by someguy
Thu Mar 20, 2008 3:31 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Official XKCD Project - Epic Rickroll
Replies: 140
Views: 12596

Re: Official XKCD Project - Epic Rickroll

Another one: get this guy to Rick-roll all of the CSI:Miami audience.

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by someguy
Thu Mar 20, 2008 3:26 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Official XKCD Project - Epic Rickroll
Replies: 140
Views: 12596

Re: Official XKCD Project - Epic Rickroll

Aerol wrote:Dad: Hello son I was just wonderin...?!?!
PC: Never gonna give you up, never gonna...
Dad: Nooooooo!

Unless, of course, the father is Rick Astley himself, which would be impossibly fucked-up on so many levels...
by someguy
Thu Mar 20, 2008 3:15 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Official XKCD Project - Epic Rickroll
Replies: 140
Views: 12596

Re: Official XKCD Project - Epic Rickroll

Only if half of them are arranged to be a half-second off, so there's a strange disjointed echoing effect. You just made me think of these 'car radio symphonies' I once read about... how about a small fleet of cars rickrolling people at intersections? Edit: Bonus points for having the cars be a fun...
by someguy
Thu Mar 20, 2008 3:03 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Official XKCD Project - Epic Rickroll
Replies: 140
Views: 12596

Re: Official XKCD Project - Epic Rickroll

Rickroll porn, I say. Picture a typical porn viddie and, say, five minutes into it, when things start getting heavier, one of the male performers spontaneously busts into 'Never Gonna Give You Up'. Bonus points for actually having it feature on a (preferably non-amateur) site, thus potentially Rick-...
by someguy
Tue Mar 18, 2008 1:04 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Strange or even mildly amusing things about your body
Replies: 1607
Views: 188865

Re: Strange or even mildly amusing things about your body

I can bend my knees backwards; my joints, I was told when I was very young, are (or at least used to be) more flexible than average. Or something to that effect. I can also 'crack' my wrists right wrist by quickly bending them backwards. But the strangest part is that I can do that as many times as ...
by someguy
Tue Mar 18, 2008 12:53 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9561
Views: 1164885

Re: What are you listening to?

My (older) friend taped[*] me a Dirty Looks album and it's blowing. my. mind.

[*] Yup.
by someguy
Sun Mar 16, 2008 10:32 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Best Concert You've Been To
Replies: 334
Views: 35587

Re: Best Concert You've Been To

Felstaff wrote:
someguy wrote:I'm seeing Dylan in ten days, I'll report back :P.


I'll give you a good opening line: "I couldn't understand a goddamned fucken word."

Welp, you couldn't have been more right about that.
by someguy
Wed Mar 12, 2008 12:19 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9561
Views: 1164885

Re: What are you listening to?

Currently annoying my coworkers with:

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hee hee hee
by someguy
Tue Mar 11, 2008 1:47 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9561
Views: 1164885

Re: What are you listening to?

Felstaff wrote:Aretha Franklin - Think
Aretha Franklin - Think
Aretha Franklin - Think
Aretha Franklin - Think
Aretha Franklin - Think

I do that kind of thing all the time.
by someguy
Tue Mar 11, 2008 1:44 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9561
Views: 1164885

Re: What are you listening to?

George Harrison's Beware of Darkness. One of the best songs ever by anyone.

/me misses George.
by someguy
Mon Mar 10, 2008 11:51 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: XP SP2 Scheduled Task Doesn't Run
Replies: 3
Views: 851

Re: XP SP2 Scheduled Task Doesn't Run

Oh, there is too. Cannot find file. You might be on to something there, although I don't have to add the extension when typing it in the console. :? Then you could try adding the extension, as a first measure. If that doesn't work check whether the user under which the job runs has the proper permi...
by someguy
Mon Mar 10, 2008 11:14 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: XP SP2 Scheduled Task Doesn't Run
Replies: 3
Views: 851

Re: XP SP2 Scheduled Task Doesn't Run

Anything in the Event Log? Also, just a wild guess but shouldn't you include the extension at the end of the at line? Does the user account with which the job is being run have the necessary permissions in the C:\apps folder?

Just what I'd check.
by someguy
Mon Mar 10, 2008 10:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2777140

Re: Confessional Thread - Now with a newt idol!

You need to depend on those male friends of yours to find potential partners for you. You'll have much better luck being paired by someone who knows you both compared to randomly trying to meet someone. My friend isn't much better off than I am, I'm afraid. Only marginally. Also, to clarify: teh se...
by someguy
Mon Mar 10, 2008 10:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2777140

Re: Confessional Thread - Now with a newt idol!

Confession: Being a considerably shy virgin closing in on 30, with few (male) friends left, I'm considering taking up a few extracurricular/after-work activities I'm not actually interested in just to see whether I'm lucky enough to meet some cool people, especially women. I feel so incredibly slimy...
by someguy
Sun Mar 09, 2008 4:15 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Electric Guitar into sound card
Replies: 7
Views: 2305

Re: Electric Guitar into sound card

I thought that was an urban legend. I for one have never blown anything in over ten years of recording at home patching instruments straight into consoles/soundcards/boomboxes. Not even with a bass guitar (heck, not even with a distorted bass guitar.)

YMMV, I guess.
by someguy
Sun Mar 09, 2008 4:01 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Electric Guitar into sound card
Replies: 7
Views: 2305

Re: Electric Guitar into sound card

If you've got an effects pedal, doesn't have to be a full-fledged FX processor, just a regular Boss distortion stompbox or the like, plug into it and then patch out from there into the microphone input. Leave the stompbox OFF. The idea being that the active bypass circuitry in the stompbox will buff...
by someguy
Sat Mar 08, 2008 10:25 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stuff)?
Replies: 1821
Views: 471374

Re: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stuff)?

Crime and Punishment by that Russian guy.

I'm enjoying it a lot more than I thought I would, too (I was afraid I wouldn't be able to so much as comprehend two words in a row, for some reason.)
by someguy
Sat Mar 08, 2008 10:22 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9561
Views: 1164885

Re: What are you listening to?

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I'm slightly buzzed at the moment (just beer) so this is sounding even more enjoyable than it alreadyis.
by someguy
Tue Mar 04, 2008 9:02 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Best Concert You've Been To
Replies: 334
Views: 35587

Re: Best Concert You've Been To

I'm seeing Dylan in ten days, I'll report back :P.
by someguy
Sun Mar 02, 2008 6:38 pm UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: What would you do if you hacked RSA?
Replies: 45
Views: 10537

Re: What would you do if you hacked RSA?

Robin S wrote:I might get some interest from (...) intelligence agencies

You mean the kind of interest that makes you disappear off the face of the Earth?

Edit: Oh, also: I'd post my method on Fleeting/Random Thoughts :D.
by someguy
Sun Mar 02, 2008 4:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90172
Views: 9089214

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

'Windows XP can fuck right off, I'm going Xubuntu any day now.'
by someguy
Thu Feb 28, 2008 2:55 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2777140

Re: Confessional Thread - Now with 12% Less Coercion!

Confession: I just rickrolled a bunch of older folks on another forum who probably won't get the joke.
by someguy
Tue Feb 26, 2008 9:53 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What is your name an anagram of?
Replies: 384
Views: 53040

Re: What is your name an anagram of?

Mad Ian 8).
by someguy
Tue Feb 26, 2008 12:03 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Does my Toshiba notebook have a stereo line-level input?
Replies: 3
Views: 3930

Re: Does my Toshiba notebook have a stereo line-level input?

Yes, almost all laptop audio input jacks function as both microphone and line-in. I don't see why they wouldn't be stereo, either. Are you unable to test it yourself by running a line into it from any audio device? I patched a stereo signal into it and could hear only one channel, and in fact the '...
by someguy
Mon Feb 25, 2008 11:42 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Does my Toshiba notebook have a stereo line-level input?
Replies: 3
Views: 3930

Does my Toshiba notebook have a stereo line-level input?

Hello everyone. Here's the situation, I've been handed down one of these ; I'd love to be able to digitize a few vinyl LPs with it, but there's only one audio input and it initially seems to be a monaural jack meant for a microphone. HOWEVER, I recall having read that some newer audio interfaces hav...
by someguy
Mon Feb 25, 2008 9:00 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: What's a good 'For Dummies'-style book on Active Directory?
Replies: 2
Views: 1078

Re: What's a good 'For Dummies'-style book on Active Directory?

tylerwylie wrote:An LDAP in general book may be helpful, otherwise the only really useful books I tend to find are from O'Reilly. Maybe they have an AD book, although more of their documentation tends to lean towards Linux, Unix, and Open Source projects in general.

Thanks, I'll look into both your suggestions.
by someguy
Sun Feb 24, 2008 10:20 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: uh, thats jacked up (disturbing books)
Replies: 162
Views: 47120

Re: uh, thats jacked up (disturbing books)

Holy crap! Does that mean that this piece of infamy is based on a novel ? (No, it has to be a coincidence, there's no mention of it in the Wikipedia article .) Nope. I ran across that one while searching around but notice that the titles are slightly different-- I Spit on Your Grave vs. I'll Spit o...
by someguy
Sun Feb 24, 2008 8:24 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: uh, thats jacked up (disturbing books)
Replies: 162
Views: 47120

Re: uh, thats jacked up (disturbing books)

My friend lent me Boris Vian's I'll Spit on Your Graves (J'irai cracher sur vos tombes) yesterday, a short novel from 1946; I thought it was pretty fucked up for an older book (though the two things don't always necessarily correlate). It's basically lots of sex, sex, sex, described in somewhat vivi...
by someguy
Sat Feb 23, 2008 2:28 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: people who are dead. but shouldn't be dead.
Replies: 58
Views: 6557

Re: people who are dead. but shouldn't be dead.

1337geek wrote:How about John Lennon & George Harrison?

John, definitely. Though I wonder how the '80s might've treated him--lots of artists I respect made some atrocious mistakes during the '80s, even Dylan himself.
by someguy
Fri Feb 22, 2008 1:25 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: What's a good 'For Dummies'-style book on Active Directory?
Replies: 2
Views: 1078

What's a good 'For Dummies'-style book on Active Directory?

Hello everyone. I've been an admin for a small Active Directory-based installation for a few years now and manage to keep it online somehow, but I've never had much formal training on AD, although I took a few courses over the past few years. What I'm after is a good book on the subject that's not a...
by someguy
Fri Feb 22, 2008 11:39 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Pitchfork needs to get Pitchforked
Replies: 42
Views: 5422

Re: Pitchfork needs to get Pitchforked

I don't tend to rate reviewing bodies as much as I do individual reviews...with the exception of Stylus which I absolutely adored, and the demise of which left me rather heartbroken. Man, not Stylus :cry:. I didn't know they'd closed shop. I used to really enjoy their 'On Second Thought' series for...
by someguy
Sun Feb 17, 2008 12:21 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90172
Views: 9089214

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

This morning, the very second after waking up, I found myself thinking about how dreams and, er, virtual PCs are not all that unlike :?.
by someguy
Sat Feb 16, 2008 6:49 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Songs From the 80s!?!?!
Replies: 46
Views: 8059

Re: Songs From the 80s!?!?!

Poison's 'Unskinny Bop' just has to be in here somewhere, too.

Also, Life Goes On. I'm no metal fan, certainly no '80s hair-metal fan, but Flesh & Blood was one very decent album in that genre. The awesomeness that is the solo on this last song cannot be matched.
by someguy
Fri Feb 15, 2008 2:37 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Songs From the 80s!?!?!
Replies: 46
Views: 8059

Re: Songs From the 80s!?!?!

I don't know if it is my favorite, but 'Nice Age' by the Yellow Magic Orchestra is a pretty solid '80s pop tune.

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