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by muteKi
Sat Nov 10, 2007 3:54 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Picture Pwn4ge!
Replies: 8368
Views: 1211617

Re: Picture Pwn4ge!

Image

Perfect for looking stylish while preventing your skin from maintaining a healthy glow!
by muteKi
Sat Nov 10, 2007 3:50 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Re: Quote Chain
Replies: 227
Views: 20943

Re: Quote Chain

If I put my text at the top no-one will no it is there. :D Y helo thar Pfft, like mods ever come into ForumGames. Wouldn't that post have been a better thing for SpitValve the not-mod to write? not fix'd. Ah hah! It is now! fix'd. I hope this turns into a "misquote-chain" thre...
by muteKi
Sat Nov 10, 2007 3:32 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Misquote the person above you.
Replies: 4764
Views: 349197

Re: Misquote the person above you.

Maseiken wrote:I don't have sex.



Well, it would explain why you're playing games on an internet forum.
by muteKi
Sat Nov 10, 2007 2:16 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: On Global Warming
Replies: 87
Views: 8097

Re: On Global Warming

One of the problems I have with the global warming issue is that the lack of new sustainable positive strategies are relatively few. I hate carbon neutrality, but I could never put my finger on why exactly. I think this has something to do with it: this site is really funny in its approach of dealin...
by muteKi
Sat Nov 10, 2007 2:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0340: "Fight"
Replies: 125
Views: 21706

Re: "Fight" Discussion

Quote issues are what I hate about this board style. Simplemachines and IPB seem to be able to better link to previous posts to check quotes and such, but this does not. It's very annoying.
by muteKi
Fri Nov 09, 2007 8:45 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: All this speed thread posting can fuck right off
Replies: 24
Views: 12304

Re: All this speed thread posting can fuck right off

10th p0st!!!!111!!! 1!1!!!! [The point, expressed in a slightly less than typical manner, is that just because it's the norm on Slashdot doesn't mean that it's the only post that has a potential for celebration. Seen it 'round the web, honestly.] Making the topic and the "first post" are v...
by muteKi
Fri Nov 09, 2007 8:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0340: "Fight"
Replies: 125
Views: 21706

Re: "Fight" Discussion

I was gonna say, male geeks do form bonds easily? I mean, I asked my boyfriend out 3 times, knowing he liked me, and he still gave me a "Maybe" the first couple of times. A joke: An engineer was walking along the road one day when he heard a frog say "pick me up!" So he picked u...
by muteKi
Fri Nov 09, 2007 5:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0340: "Fight"
Replies: 125
Views: 21706

Re: "Fight" Discussion

nahtanoj999 wrote:Just insert your windows install CD and tell it to repair windows and it will rewrite the boot sector.


Hahahahahahahahahahaha. :P

Though I will admit that I'm not one of the Linux users here. (I like official device drivers.)
by muteKi
Thu Nov 08, 2007 11:35 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Just a little news snippet on the innumerate.
Replies: 116
Views: 18640

Re: Just a little news snippet on the innumerate.

Yay for base60 calculations! And for base(60/5)! :P
by muteKi
Thu Nov 08, 2007 7:06 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Weblog Awards
Replies: 3
Views: 1153

Re: Weblog Awards

Hmmmm... no QC? Oh well, just makes my decision that much easier.
by muteKi
Thu Nov 08, 2007 6:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0338: "Future"
Replies: 140
Views: 21940

Re: "Future" Discussion

jima wrote:
LittleMikey wrote:P.S. If he is the doctor why are they holding hands..... ICKY!

He's a really friendly doctor.


I have one [obvious] response to that: it's okay, I'm a really friendly gynecologist.
by muteKi
Thu Nov 08, 2007 6:53 am UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: All this speed thread posting can fuck right off
Replies: 24
Views: 12304

Re: All this speed thread posting can fuck right off

That would be a load off my mind, 'cause for crying out loud I've got nothing better to do when the comic updates.
by muteKi
Thu Nov 08, 2007 4:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0339: "Classic"
Replies: 271
Views: 42386

Re: "Classic" Discussion

*holds a cell phone in the air* ... I don't get this. It weirds the hell out of me. Hmm, a lighter looks like a candlelight which makes people think of romantic candlelight dinners. A cellphone-light dinner just doesn't have the same ring to it. i c wut u did there Anyway, does anybody remember tha...
by muteKi
Thu Nov 08, 2007 4:06 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: An aversion to sexual pleasure
Replies: 91
Views: 10473

Re: Thread for the in-Sex-perienced...

If it's hating anything and everything pleasurable to you, then sign up to be a Catholic . But more seriously I'd then be more inclined to think that it's more something wrong in the 'you have some strange psychosis/mental disorder' kinda way. And hopefully you can can that sorted out, either alone...
by muteKi
Thu Nov 08, 2007 3:09 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Religion
Replies: 2000
Views: 186003

Re: Religion

@Zar: Well, part of the matter is that in my translation the latter part of that verse, about Sodom and Gomorrah, is not included in the verse that you threw up there. Mine only says, "'Whatever place does not welcome you or listen to you, leave there and shake the dust off your feet in testimo...
by muteKi
Thu Nov 08, 2007 2:02 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Religion
Replies: 2000
Views: 186003

Re: Religion

On my previous post in relation to proselytizing, I should have been clearer in referring to either an impersonal form of evangelism (sidewalk handouts for God?) or a form that denies any semblance of respect to the current beliefs or basic goodness of the potential convert (you're going to go to he...
by muteKi
Thu Nov 08, 2007 12:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0339: "Classic"
Replies: 271
Views: 42386

Re: "Classic" Discussion

A long, long time ago.... I can still remember how that music used to make me smile. (And it still does) But I knew if I had my chance That I could make those people dance and maybe they'd be happy for a while... But february made me shiver.. with every paper i'd deliver.. bad news on the doorsteep...
by muteKi
Wed Nov 07, 2007 7:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0339: "Classic"
Replies: 271
Views: 42386

Re: "Classic" Discussion

Speaking of that comedian... He's been to William & Mary twice now, most recently on September 8th, I believe. His name is Rob Paravonian, and he truly does hate Pachelbel's Canon in D. The fun part is, that bit is now his most famous - so now he is doomed to discuss it until the end of time! :...
by muteKi
Wed Nov 07, 2007 6:39 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 100 Numbers quoted from 100 Movies
Replies: 27
Views: 3938

Re: 100 Numbers quoted from 100 Movies

The one with the guy with the gun ... not sure what number, but the quote has him mention the temperature that most murders are committed in, is almost certainly from Adam's Rib which is a damn funny movie with a good point.
by muteKi
Wed Nov 07, 2007 12:05 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Just a little news snippet on the innumerate.
Replies: 116
Views: 18640

Re: Just a little news snippet on the innumerate.

Almost three times as many UK adults (15.1m) have poor numeracy - the equivalent of a G or below at GCSE maths - than with poor literacy skills, according to the government's Skills for Life survey.



This I found amusing. I leave it to you all to determine why.
by muteKi
Tue Nov 06, 2007 11:12 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: best sega games ever?
Replies: 37
Views: 4716

Re: best sega games ever?

If you want some 32X fodder, the very abandoned system that it was, here are a few to consider: 1. Blackthorne. Damn awesome Oddworld-esque puzzle shooter. Gory, but some damn good artwork in this one. Kills SNES version. 2. Virtua Racing Deluxe. Pretty cool, decent graphics, and with 2 courses not ...
by muteKi
Tue Nov 06, 2007 10:55 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Strange things to do in video games.
Replies: 48
Views: 5399

Re: Strange things to do in video games.

Sonic Adventure DX for PC. 'Nuff said. So many screwy things to do; my favorite is taking Gamma onto the Egg Carrier, moving him into wheeled mode, and then having him go off the edge of the ship to eventually explore the entire underside (why would they render it if we weren't supposed to go down t...
by muteKi
Tue Nov 06, 2007 6:04 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Religion
Replies: 2000
Views: 186003

Re: Religion

Of course, if everyone in the world agreed on the same ideal, it would go a long way toward making the world a more peaceful and harmonious place no matter what that ideal or belief was (with notable exceptions), so it's not really anything special about Christianity. A fair point by any means, but...
by muteKi
Tue Nov 06, 2007 9:09 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Religion
Replies: 2000
Views: 186003

Re: Religion

That's the thing. The religions that have a tendency to die out are polytheistic; the religions that still exist are all monotheistic. I would say that there is a correlation here. I mean, like I said above, having one all-powerful God that I don't know a lot about is just really difficult to debunk...
by muteKi
Tue Nov 06, 2007 8:55 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Marching morons?
Replies: 78
Views: 6644

Re: Marching morons?

This would all make a lot more sense to me if I seriously believed that intelligence was something solely dependent on a person's genetics.
by muteKi
Tue Nov 06, 2007 8:24 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Humanity's "climax"
Replies: 109
Views: 11310

Re: Humanities "climax"

We'd decide not to use it for the same reason that most people who believe in paradise after death don't just kill themselves now to bring it more quickly The reason I always hear from "those people" is that suicide is a terrible sin, which prevents you from going to paradise... Yeah, and...
by muteKi
Tue Nov 06, 2007 8:08 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Religion
Replies: 2000
Views: 186003

Re: Religion

You know, I'm just going to go ahead and say that you can go ahead and ignore my initial posts since I will admit that I really don't bother much with the Old Testament since it is too antiquated to go over an argument with against people who question its content, when it's hard to be clear on some ...
by muteKi
Tue Nov 06, 2007 7:13 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Were we better off in a state of nature?
Replies: 137
Views: 14160

Re: Were we better off in a state of nature?

How are we any less in a 'state of nature' now than 10,000 (or more) years ago? I submit that the unstable, technologically-advanced, continually-advancing civilization is Homo Sapiens natural environment, and that displacement would be immoral, and perhaps even possibly endanger the species. The &...
by muteKi
Mon Nov 05, 2007 7:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0336: "Priorities"
Replies: 141
Views: 27109

Re: "Priorities" Discussion

That comment just made my day.
by muteKi
Mon Nov 05, 2007 5:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0338: "Future"
Replies: 140
Views: 21940

Re: "Future" Discussion

Anyways, since the topic I posted is likely to get deleted rather than edited and merged, I'll once again post what I had there: This reminds me of the comic with the one guy that tried to get money to pay for a fancy dinner by taking it from himself in the future but ended up with that money in a c...
by muteKi
Mon Nov 05, 2007 12:55 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Students
Replies: 28
Views: 3151

Re: Students

I don't know that I can go watching too far beyond the stupid "26% of the readings are relevant to my life". As far as I'm concerned one of the major points of going to college is to THINK. That means that with readings and such it's partly up to you to make a decision on the significance ...
by muteKi
Mon Nov 05, 2007 12:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0337: "Post Office Showdown"
Replies: 155
Views: 28875

Re: "Post Office Showdown" Discussion

With regard to the universal capability for certain songs to highlight any activity, I'd like to nominate Mars by Holst. Pick anything you want, and sync it to Mars, and you've got yourself a dramatic scene. I will make a film of typical dull office scenarios and set it to one of the many variants ...
by muteKi
Mon Nov 05, 2007 12:12 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Were we better off in a state of nature?
Replies: 137
Views: 14160

Re: Were we better off in a state of nature?

I honestly keep rereading the initial question and I can't parse anything that's been put in that post at all.
by muteKi
Mon Nov 05, 2007 12:08 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: I propose the abolishment of the /s unit
Replies: 41
Views: 6617

Re: I propose the abolishment of the /s unit

Since people in my experience tend to think of speed as the displacement that occurred during a unit of time I think that the typical m/s units work better.

Hz is more applicable to period motion, as a measure of frequency. Linear motion does not have a frequency.
by muteKi
Sun Nov 04, 2007 9:01 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Religion
Replies: 2000
Views: 186003

Re: Religion

So with that 1984 inspired response you mean to say that you put your faith in an undisputed work of fiction? I don't mean to sound like a prick here by dodging the question, it's just come up a couple of times and I want to hear what you think about this matter. And in case that I wasn't very clear...
by muteKi
Sat Nov 03, 2007 9:51 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Religion
Replies: 2000
Views: 186003

Re: Religion

I once posted a topic explaining how this simplification of the concept of a miracle was actually fairly cynical and misguided. Let's consider for a moment: 1. The laws of the universe are not completely known to us, in the sense that we do not have a principle that explains every phenomenon. 2. The...
by muteKi
Sat Nov 03, 2007 7:09 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: taking teenagers seriously
Replies: 236
Views: 15357

Discussing several points within this thread in this post.

I find that I have two problems when it comes to expressing my opinions and discussing them: 1. I don't really have a lot of patience, particularly notable in terms of internet posting where I have to spend a lot of time typing out a reply 2. My mind has gotten even worse lately in terms of processi...
by muteKi
Sat Nov 03, 2007 2:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0336: "Priorities"
Replies: 141
Views: 27109

Re: "Priorities" Discussion

This reminds me of some teachers that would give you a 100% on a multiple choice test if you managed to get a 0%. The thinking was that you had to know enough to get that 0% as guessing would still give you 20% and you therefore deserve the 100%. My thinking is that if you say you will get an A/B/C...
by muteKi
Wed Oct 31, 2007 5:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0336: "Priorities"
Replies: 141
Views: 27109

Re: "Priorities" Discussion

Deskchair Intellectual wrote:Does anyone else sometimes not do assignments because you know your grades would be high enough even if you don't do it?

Yes.
by muteKi
Wed Oct 31, 2007 4:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0336: "Priorities"
Replies: 141
Views: 27109

Re: "Priorities" Discussion

Yeah, I thought of that too. Actually, ChatZilla doesn't do fixed-with characters by default, so I don't usually think about that one too much.

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