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by natraj
Mon Aug 25, 2008 11:25 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Another dead dog thread, this time with death threats
Replies: 98
Views: 9572

Re: Another dead dog thread, this time with death threats

if you are threatening the life/safety of a person and/or their family, you are a terrorist . Sure you really want to use that definition? You just called a whole lot of people terrorists, including the entire US government and military. -coughs- I wouldn't feel all that terrible calling the U.S. g...
by natraj
Mon Aug 25, 2008 3:14 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Paripatetic texting may be outlawed
Replies: 18
Views: 2841

Re: Paripatetic texting may be outlawed

I text while walking allllllllll the time. It has never been much of a problem! I am deaf, though, and so I have long since had to be used to focusing on other things while -- doing other things, because if I am having a conversation with someone (while walking, for example!) it requires me to look ...
by natraj
Mon Aug 25, 2008 3:05 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Pee is serious business.
Replies: 57
Views: 5766

Re: Pee is serious business.

Alternately, in areas where water conservation is big (ie, people who are on well water, where that well can and will run dry at some point during the summer, and you'd rather it be later rather than sooner), it's pretty common to just piss in the toilet but not flush it until you've got solids to ...
by natraj
Sat Aug 23, 2008 12:52 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Body Measurements at the Beijing Olympics
Replies: 14
Views: 3396

Re: Body Measurements at the Beijing Olympics

I was just reading a little bit ago how they used some other girl to lipsynch for the opening ceremonies, because the little girl with the good enough voice to sing, they didn't think looked perfect enough. The mentality you are talking about here is pretty infuriating in general -- but it was even ...
by natraj
Sat Aug 23, 2008 12:30 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 40% of contraceptive methods used in US now abortion?
Replies: 142
Views: 14344

Re: 40% of contraceptive methods used in US now abortion?

That would be exactly the effect of this rule change. This concerns me, because it leads me to wonder if i completely misunderstood the article in question . Way i understood it, hospitals have to provide the service up to a certain point, but this law would allow hospitals to define when that poin...
by natraj
Tue Aug 19, 2008 7:24 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 604636

Re: Cambervillain Unstoppable Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

I love how nonchalant you are (or at least appear) about the prospect of losing your living space and most of your possessions, Haze. Crazy anarchists with your bippin' and your boppin', and your nonchalant state-hoppin'! -bips and bops- Hehe. Well. It's happened before. I learned to be less attach...
by natraj
Tue Aug 19, 2008 4:53 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 604636

Re: Cambervillain Unstoppable Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

Why the hell didn't you come? Because I have relocated to Colorado for -- an indefinite period of time :( Skippy texted me to ask if I wanted to come while I was on the silver line heading to the airport yesterday! !!!! Oh man, will we get to see you again any time in the near ever? We didn't seen ...
by natraj
Mon Aug 18, 2008 3:58 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 604636

Re: Cambervillain Unstoppable Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

Sprocket wrote:Why the hell didn't you come?


Because I have relocated to Colorado for -- an indefinite period of time :( Skippy texted me to ask if I wanted to come while I was on the silver line heading to the airport yesterday!
by natraj
Wed Jul 30, 2008 6:39 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 604636

Re: Cambervillain Unstoppable Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

(I love how all the girls are all over this cake night thing - it's like baking's programmed in or something...) Yay for gender normativity! Yes. Clearly, having ovaries means we are programmed to be good homemakers. At Cake Night all the female-bodied people also do all the cleaning-up and then st...
by natraj
Tue Jul 29, 2008 8:17 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 604636

Re: Cambervillain Unstoppable Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

I know how to bake! Also cook. I could... bake... things. And bring them somewhere.
by natraj
Sat Jul 26, 2008 5:58 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 604636

Re: Cambervillain Unstoppable Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

I HAVE RETURNED after heading to the wilds of California (and Arizona and Utah and Colorado) and obtaining a piratey head...scarf...thing with Mickey Mouse ears attached that is unfortunately not for me although I want to keep it now. Only now that I am back from Disneying I am disappearing to New Y...
by natraj
Wed Jul 16, 2008 11:25 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 604636

Re: Cambervillain Perpetual Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

Sprocket wrote:Much to my surprise, I'm supposed to be in NYC this weekend. GRAH! 2600 UTTER Geekery vs. Freeze Pop!


Haha. Are you going to HOPE?
by natraj
Sun Jul 13, 2008 1:54 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 604636

Re: Cambervillain Perpetual Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

ADXCKGuy wrote:Indeed we did. Just sorry I did not get to meet you or natraj. Nice to see/meet everyone else, though!


Maybe next time! I was going to come for noodling but I'm sliiightly broke at the moment due to my friend Catherine abruptly deciding to get cancer last week. :(
by natraj
Sat Jul 12, 2008 12:31 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 604636

Re: Cambervillain Perpetual Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

The sad thing is, if were a slightly less popular picture, they would likely have no problem moving it for us - especially after this Andra person contacted them on our behalf. I think that is part of what bugs me the most. The whole, 'no we can't change it because this movie is awesome and everyon...
by natraj
Thu Jul 10, 2008 12:28 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 604636

Re: Cambervillain Perpetual Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

Blah, I specifically asked gender in case if was not the same as sex, and you still answered in a way that foiled my intention. Tricksy. Gender is a tricksy thing, it garners tricksy answers! And I know better than to think deaf people can’t understand me. Though my ex sure likes to pretend he can’...
by natraj
Wed Jul 09, 2008 11:04 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 604636

Re: Cambervillain Perpetual Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

now I am most confused...if you have a hearing aid you can hear but you don't bother so you are or what...how are you not deaf!? I'm pretty sure they have levels in the way blindness does, and most blind people can see SOMETHING, so if you can hear SOMETHING, you're still probably legitimately DEAF...
by natraj
Wed Jul 09, 2008 9:24 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 604636

Re: Cambervillain Perpetual Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

I also got told it was Get Smart , and they said it was a corporate decision and out of their hands. When I said I wanted to reach the corporate offices, he brushed me off by telling my to go through the website. That of course was nearly useless( they give you a snail mail addy for questions and c...
by natraj
Wed Jul 09, 2008 3:48 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 604636

Re: Cambervillain Perpetual Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

sparkyb wrote:I didn't mean to offend or anything (and I'm pretty sure that I didn't actually).


Hee. No, you didn't. I am actually pretty hard to offend.
by natraj
Wed Jul 09, 2008 4:58 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 604636

Re: Cambervillain Perpetual Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

I have -- more than enough Magic cards to make decks for the entire Cambervillain crew. I'll have my own spares, but I still second the motion for you to join in the noodling. And you and me should check out each other's "collections" sometime. Once I get mine "organized," which...
by natraj
Wed Jul 09, 2008 2:06 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 604636

Re: Cambervillain Perpetual Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

I have -- more than enough Magic cards to make decks for the entire Cambervillain crew. Alas that movie-seeing (I am SO JEALOUS I am totally dying to see Wall-E, by the way!) is -- not really something I can do, so I shall be absent Saturday. *grumbles about the lack of closed-captioning... pretty m...
by natraj
Thu Jul 03, 2008 3:10 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 604636

Re: Cambervillain Perpetual Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

Sprocket wrote:
ADXCKGuy wrote:Thread Birthday is approaching.
Should plan something special.
I think I may be doing D&D stuff that evening...and I'll be in Philly that previous weekend.


D&D stuff? What?! There are geeks on this forum?

NOBODY EVER WARNED ME.
by natraj
Tue Jul 01, 2008 6:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0443: "Know Your Vines"
Replies: 167
Views: 30963

Re: "Know Your Vines" Discussion

Hmm, if a guy is willing to be "at my mercy," then he's probably too much of a pussy to date me in the first place. (Wimpy guys = totally unappealing to me.) Also, as I was trying to imply in my post, kinky guys = totally unappealing to me. This kindofsortofnotreally reminds me of back in...
by natraj
Sun Jun 29, 2008 3:45 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Hitchhiking tips
Replies: 15
Views: 4475

Re: Hitchhiking tips

Tip 1: Don't. Bah. I am a 5'4", 90 lbs female-bodied person and I hitchhike allllllllll the time. The road is really not as full of axe-murdering psychopaths or rapists as horror movies would have you think. Anyway. Don't try to hitchhike from the middle of town. Highway on-ramps are better ev...
by natraj
Thu Jun 26, 2008 4:53 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 604636

Re: Cambervillain Perpetual Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

I will make cookies for the first person to bring me a good, skim or soy hot chocolate at work. Emphasis on the GOOD , nothing instant (that stuff at Dunkin' Donuts is instant btw), nothing made with hershey's syrup..ick. will they be vegan cookies? :D Not that I even know where you work. I could m...
by natraj
Thu Jun 26, 2008 3:59 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 604636

Re: Cambervillain Perpetual Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

Sprocket wrote:I will make cookies for the first person to bring me a good, skim or soy hot chocolate at work. Emphasis on the GOOD, nothing instant (that stuff at Dunkin' Donuts is instant btw), nothing made with hershey's syrup..ick.


will they be vegan cookies? :D

Not that I even know where you work.
by natraj
Wed May 07, 2008 7:02 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 604636

Re: Cambervillain Perpetual Meetup Thread

hendusoone wrote:I'm in, as long as it's not August 7-11 (otakon).


Oh! Hey! I'm going to that too! :D

Also, on the subject of tea, my vote is always YES.
by natraj
Sat Apr 26, 2008 1:55 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 604636

Re: Cambervillain Perpetual Meetup Thread

Natraj! You should picnic! Alex is making naan and pulau (spelling?) rice that are veggie, and people are bringing various things...I could make a few shish-kebabs with only peppers and squash if you'll be in attendance. Okay! I shall picnic. Perhaps if there is Indian food going on I will make cha...
by natraj
Sat Apr 26, 2008 12:38 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 604636

Re: Cambervillain Perpetual Meetup Thread

Killy_mcgee wrote:It sucks that I be too young for any of these meet-ups.


Picnicking has an age requirement? o.O
by natraj
Sat Apr 12, 2008 2:28 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 604636

Re: Cambervillain Perpetual Meetup Thread

I can do Saturday, but can't do Sunday. I think.

Well, I mean, I am 90% sure I can do Saturday, and only maybe 30% likely to be available Sunday.

I suppose I will just have to surprise you all as to whether I will show up or no. It will be a mystery.
by natraj
Fri Apr 11, 2008 4:01 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 604636

Re: Cambervillain Perpetual Meetup Thread

PictureSarah wrote:Speaking of people who hang out with us who are infrequent posters, whereabouts has Natraj been lately?


NYC, mostly, for the better part of every week. But I miss you guys!
by natraj
Wed Mar 26, 2008 5:02 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 604636

Re: Cambervillain Perpetual Meetup Thread

Wow... I have no idea what I missed, but it is exceedingly clear I missed something.
by natraj
Sun Feb 24, 2008 1:59 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 604636

Re: Cambervillain Perpetual Meetup Thread

I shall be brunch-ing!
by natraj
Sat Feb 23, 2008 8:01 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 604636

Re: Cambervillain Perpetual Meetup Thread

I could do Sunday brunch!

Also hm I kinda want to do the dance party thing only I don't know. How much is it necessary to hear the MP3?
by natraj
Fri Feb 15, 2008 5:32 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 604636

Re: Cambervillain Perpetual Meetup Thread

I lied. No board games for me tomorrow night. :(
by natraj
Wed Feb 13, 2008 7:07 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 604636

Re: Cambervillain Perpetual Meetup Thread

Ooh. Friday. I will be there! Probably. Almost certainly. 95% sure.

What time?
by natraj
Tue Feb 12, 2008 6:33 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 604636

Re: Cambervillain Perpetual Meetup Thread

Nougatrocity wrote:EDIT: Episode II of Nougat's Short Notice Game-along!

Anyone up for Settlers or Carcassone or [Insert Game Here] Tuesday night?


I don't know how to play those, but I'd be up for games! Are you willing to teach a newbie? :D
by natraj
Sun Feb 10, 2008 6:40 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 604636

Re: Cambervillain Perpetual Meetup Thread

Yay!

At some point I shall definitely come cakeing, then.

But not this point.

(Although I ended up being horribly sick and not going to NYC anyway. But horribly sick precludes cake-baking, too. Alas.)
by natraj
Fri Feb 08, 2008 10:48 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 604636

Re: Cambervillain Perpetual Meetup Thread

Waitwaitwait vegan cake night?!

I was supposed to go to NYC this weekend but... butbutbut vegan cake!

-wavers between responsibility and VEGAN CAKE-
by natraj
Fri Jan 25, 2008 7:46 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 604636

Re: Cambervillain Perpetual Meetup Thread

I reeeally want to go to the panel but have a crazy busy day today, blah. So I am a veeeeery tentative maybe, but I'll just have to find y'all there if I can make it! If anyone who'll be there wants to PM me a cell # I could text to find you guys in case I manage to break away from commitments by ev...
by natraj
Wed Jan 16, 2008 3:03 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 604636

Re: Cambervillain Perpetual Meetup Thread

I would be down (providing the movie is subtitlable!) but will be in Allston until somewhereabouts quarter after 5, and so shall only be able to head over at... 5:15+however long it takes to get from Allston-Somerville.

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