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by someguy
Fri Feb 15, 2008 12:38 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9561
Views: 1177834

Re: What are you listening to?

Rocco Deluca & the Burden - Gift.

Amazing song.

(Right-click, Save As...)
by someguy
Thu Feb 14, 2008 10:02 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: decent headphones
Replies: 37
Views: 6121

Re: decent headphones

Go here for everything headphones.
by someguy
Thu Feb 14, 2008 9:19 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Things you remember watching but can't remember the name of
Replies: 760
Views: 286901

Re: Things you remember watching but can't remember the name of

This:

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Only now I remember what it was called, too.

Anyone else remember Automan?
by someguy
Wed Feb 13, 2008 6:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: not owning an ipod?
Replies: 137
Views: 10453

Re: not owning an ipod?

BTW, does any of you know whether there's anyone out there hacking together crazy/non-standard firmware(s) for these things?

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I wouldn't mind experimenting with mine a bit :twisted:.
by someguy
Tue Feb 12, 2008 9:57 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Cocktails
Replies: 356
Views: 188142

Re: Cocktails

Fernet Branca and Coke, anyone?

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WANT.
by someguy
Mon Feb 11, 2008 12:08 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2810502

Re: Confessional Thread - Confess like it's Glastonbury.

"Left ventricular hypertrophy."

Confession: I'm not even sure whether this is serious at all but I'm freaking out.
by someguy
Tue Feb 05, 2008 12:38 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: not owning an ipod?
Replies: 137
Views: 10453

Re: not owning an ipod?

I won one of these cheapies at an end-of-year raffle at work:

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They're OK, I guess—hardly the last word in fidelity but then I don't expect über-fi from a portable player.
by someguy
Sat Feb 02, 2008 9:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: High and low point of your day
Replies: 3315
Views: 249420

Re: High and low point of your day

Low: Momentarily killed my mother's laptop by stupidly changing a BIOS setting.

High: Found a way to short out the CMOS battery and brought it back.
by someguy
Fri Feb 01, 2008 1:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0378: "Real Programmers"
Replies: 201
Views: 57834

Re: "Real Programmers" Discussion

Reminds me of this short story by Borges called something like 'Pierre Menard's Quixote ' about a writer (Pierre Menard) who tries to recreate Cervantes' Quixote by setting his own life up in such a way that the book he wrote ended up matching the Quixote word-for-word without having to actually try...
by someguy
Wed Jan 30, 2008 9:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0377: "Journal 2"
Replies: 346
Views: 54481

Re: "Journal 2" Discussion

ZOMG

Also: Hat-Stealing Girl reminded me of Meg White in her Zorro hat.
by someguy
Tue Jan 29, 2008 11:55 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Unbelievable video compositing/3D animation skills.
Replies: 15
Views: 2488

Re: Unbelievable video compositing/3D animation skills.

SecondTalon wrote:Colin's Bear is superior.

Now I can't stop laughing.
by someguy
Mon Jan 28, 2008 11:42 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: HELP! My SATA HDD seems to be fried!
Replies: 6
Views: 1972

Re: HELP! My SATA HDD seems to be fried!

Well, as a first measure you could try booting from something like a BartPE disc, which should allow you to browse/rescue whatever there is left on your drive (hopeful assumption.)

Edit: An even easier way would be to just move the drive momentarily to another computer.
by someguy
Mon Jan 28, 2008 11:05 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9561
Views: 1177834

Re: What are you listening to?

someguy , I remember you listing Moon Pix as an important album for you once upon a time? You need to hear this version of Metal Heart. I'll make sure to. 'Metal Heart' is definitely one of my favorites from that album—the part where she breaks into 'Amazing Grace' gives me goosebumps every time. T...
by someguy
Sun Jan 27, 2008 11:01 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9561
Views: 1177834

Re: What are you listening to?

Belated birthday gift:

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I... LOVE it so far.
by someguy
Wed Jan 23, 2008 11:46 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9561
Views: 1177834

Re: What are you listening to?

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Talk Talk's The Colour of Spring (vinyl)
by someguy
Tue Jan 22, 2008 9:42 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: ...Wow
Replies: 10
Views: 1990

Re: ...Wow


Have you heard them?

Edit: Also, song titles. I don't dare quote them here.
by someguy
Tue Jan 22, 2008 5:29 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: I just had to post this here (Gallery of Regrettable Food)
Replies: 6
Views: 2727

I just had to post this here (Gallery of Regrettable Food)

http://www.lileks.com/institute/gallery/bran/3.jpg Hello, world! Let my jaunty step and upraised phallic cane show you just what bran can do to you! Why, my movement this morning was so cogent and spectacular I’m carrying it around in my pocket all day. Want a look? Yield: 1 loaf. Of what ? Hope it...
by someguy
Tue Jan 22, 2008 3:08 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Worst Things to Shout Out During Sex
Replies: 747
Views: 93899

Re: Worst Things to Shout Out During Sex

Z.A.K wrote:Start praying.

Right before going down on your partner, stop cold and start saying grace.
by someguy
Tue Jan 22, 2008 2:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9217017

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

The Mighty Thesaurus wrote:
someguy wrote:(Didn't want to start a thread just for this.)


This is a Good Thing™.

Would starting a thread have been a Good Thing™, or is it a Good Thing™ that I didn't?

(gr?)
by someguy
Tue Jan 22, 2008 1:55 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9561
Views: 1177834

Re: What are you listening to?

Charles Mingus' The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady.

Possibly one of the most elegant compositions ever recorded? Sure seems that way to me right now. I <3 this album.
by someguy
Tue Jan 22, 2008 1:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9217017

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

Thanks!
by someguy
Tue Jan 22, 2008 12:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9217017

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

So, on Facebook, if/when I search for a person, is said person notified that I've searched for them? (Didn't want to start a thread just for this.)
by someguy
Tue Jan 15, 2008 12:12 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Turning points in your life
Replies: 42
Views: 3858

Re: Turning points in your life

[*]When I failed to kiss my date at prom, despite knowing it was what we both wanted. (Incidentally, her life would also have been drastically different if I had...) This. I was in a similar situation almost 15 years back (at least I like to think I was) and... I keep going back to it. I'm pretty s...
by someguy
Mon Jan 14, 2008 12:09 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9561
Views: 1177834

Re: What are you listening to?

Amnesiac by Radiohead. For the first time in, like, four years. Amazing album.
by someguy
Mon Jan 14, 2008 12:13 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9217017

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

I like Billy Elliot. Never seen the musical, though I'm not that into stage musicals. I watched the movie for the first time today; my sister couldn't believe I still hadn't seen it, so I went and rented it. It was alright, if a bit Hallmark-esque at times. Also the gay subtext between 13-year-olds...
by someguy
Mon Jan 14, 2008 12:10 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2810502

Re: Confessional Thread - Confession Not Acceptable

yet another one wrote:Confession: When I try to speak English, I sound like a drunk idiot. Strangely, I am one of the best students (using the general term student) in class.

Ditto here. Only I sound like a regular idiot, not a drunk one in particular.

Also, was.
by someguy
Sun Jan 13, 2008 10:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9217017

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

A Billy Elliot musical? Isn't that like gay2?
by someguy
Sun Jan 13, 2008 10:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2810502

Re: Confessional Thread - Confession Not Acceptable

Confession: I'm 1% gay after watching Billy Elliot.
by someguy
Sun Jan 13, 2008 1:59 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Guitar Accessories
Replies: 34
Views: 4940

Re: Guitar Accessories

I use an old-ish Riviera (strat copy), usually with light strings and lightish picks for very fast strumming. Forgot to mention I use whichever pick I happen to have at hand, though I don't like the really skinny ones (nor, for that matter, the really thick ones); strings are usually on the heavier...
by someguy
Sun Jan 13, 2008 2:16 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Best Album Openers?
Replies: 139
Views: 15600

Re: Best Album Openers?

How about best album closers? - 'Sad-Eyed Lady of the Lowlands' by Bob Dylan ( Blonde on Blonde ) - 'A Day in the Life' by the Beatles ( Sgt. Pepper's LHCB ) - 'Heavy Metal Country' by Guided by Voices ( Sunfish Holy Breakfast [technically an EP]) - 'Two-Headed Boy Pt. 2' by Neutral Milk Hotel ( In...
by someguy
Sat Jan 12, 2008 11:14 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Banana Stacking
Replies: 10
Views: 1893

Re: Banana Stacking

SpitValve wrote:Illemonati wins, it seems. Although an option that doesn't require buying anything would be good :)

Protruding nail?
by someguy
Sat Jan 12, 2008 11:08 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2810502

Re: Confessional Thread - Confession Not Acceptable

Cnfssn: I'm spending my birthday fully alone because I hardly feel like doing anything (as in 'going out').

I hate myself for this.

.
by someguy
Sat Jan 12, 2008 11:05 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Pink Floyd - Meddle
Replies: 26
Views: 3923

Re: Pink Floyd - Meddle

And I feel this needs to be mentioned: if you like Meddle (particularly Echoes and One Of These Days), you need to watch/listen to Live At Pompeii . Dear god is it amazing. It's a recording of the band , flying high on drugs, performing six of their songs in an ancient amphitheater in Pompeii, Ital...
by someguy
Sat Jan 12, 2008 4:05 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9217017

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

Being the Third Wheel on a Date If you are a homely man or woman and you are left without any chance to make love to an attractive person there is hope for you. Find a kindly person that will not mind taking you along on their date. Some will even let you have a share in the hugs and kisses. EWWW .
by someguy
Sat Jan 12, 2008 4:02 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Banana Smoothies
Replies: 11
Views: 1757

Re: Banana Smoothies

I was about to start a separate thread, but then thought I'd post here and just ask the OP whether s/he'd mind having a mod change the title (gr?) to just 'Smoothies'. I've been looking for a recipe for beer smoothies myself for a while; I searched Google but came across very little. So I was wonder...
by someguy
Sat Jan 12, 2008 2:11 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Best Album Openers?
Replies: 139
Views: 15600

Re: Best Album Openers?

'Janie Jones' by the Clash. Obvious? Sure enough.

Still an amazing album opener? HELL YEAH.

Edit: Also 'The Love I'm Searching For' by the Rentals. I've always really liked the way it kicks off the disc (their s/t debut album) on a high note.
by someguy
Sat Jan 12, 2008 2:03 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: If you fled the US, where would you go?
Replies: 209
Views: 23575

Re: If you fled the US, where would you go?

I guess if the shit really hit the fan on a global level then I'd go to Argentina because I have citizenship there and they've never been involved in the major wars (though they've had enough local problems to make up for it) Is either of your parents from here? (Just curious.) We've had (and still...
by someguy
Fri Jan 11, 2008 6:47 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Guitar Accessories
Replies: 34
Views: 4940

Re: Guitar Accessories

Beat-up Strat clone, no amp (had a no-name 15W practice one but it gave up and I never bothered to replace it, though I've been thinking about it lately), an ancient Zoom 2020 FX processor I don't use too often and a few stompboxes: - Boss BD-2 Blues Driver overdrive (bitchin') - Boss DS-1 Distortio...
by someguy
Fri Jan 11, 2008 5:41 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9561
Views: 1177834

Re: What are you listening to?

Kyuss, Blues for the Red Sun.
by someguy
Fri Jan 11, 2008 3:33 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Fora member birthdays
Replies: 753
Views: 106523

Re: Fora member birthdays

January 12, incidentally.

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