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by pinkgothic
Thu Feb 14, 2008 9:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0383: "Helping"
Replies: 358
Views: 106023

Re: "Helping" Discussion

That is why honesty really is the best policy. I can agree with that in some cases, such as a person being an arse over a trivial thing, but in other cases, honesty may to be too brutal. Depression is a medically accepted condition, often treated with medication or counselling. These kind of people...
by pinkgothic
Thu Feb 14, 2008 2:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0383: "Helping"
Replies: 358
Views: 106023

Re: "Helping" Discussion

What do the people disparaging the comic have to gain from it? I don't know. That being said, I wanted to both applaud you and give you a small smack for your post. :P But the problem with latter would be invalidating the statement I was going to make with it... namely that there are people who did...
by pinkgothic
Thu Feb 14, 2008 2:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0057: "Wait For Me"
Replies: 17
Views: 6985

Re: Wait For Me

I've had people say "brb" in chat and leave for a few hours. :roll: Hey, that's not so bad, though. I mean "right" is subjective, whereas "a minute" isn't. :P Still... I guess you ought to teach them "bbl" (be back later) and "afk" (away from keyboa...
by pinkgothic
Wed Feb 13, 2008 11:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0383: "Helping"
Replies: 358
Views: 106023

Re: "Helping" Discussion

(which is probably a good reason why I should lay off the roleplaying for a while, but that's neither here nor there) I wouldn't necessarily say that - roleplaying has helped me figure out real life situations before. Not immediate ones, of course, but I've learnt a lot about specific abstract situ...
by pinkgothic
Wed Feb 13, 2008 7:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0320: "28-Hour Day"
Replies: 142
Views: 86061

Re: Need help finding a specific comic...

Several strips aren't transcribed, though, unfortunately.
by pinkgothic
Wed Feb 13, 2008 6:10 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Awesome videogame music?
Replies: 149
Views: 19143

Re: Awesome videogame music?

Wow, so many suggestions for awesome music in games that I haven't played yet... I figure I'll have to change that! Though I do have to comment on one thing... the pokémon games do not have good music! No! No, no, no, by no stretch of imagination! ...ahm, that being said, I only know Ruby's and Crys...
by pinkgothic
Sun Feb 10, 2008 6:10 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: "Dinosaurs: Return to Life?"
Replies: 4
Views: 3474

Re: "Dinosaurs: Return to Life?"

A living, breathing dinosaur, eh?

Image

I know, I fail at original and funny.
by pinkgothic
Sun Feb 10, 2008 6:00 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Cool music videos
Replies: 114
Views: 16931

Re: Re:

Pff. The other video is so much better! (Or if you'd rather the Dust Brothers remix, I'll link to that tomorrow.) </nostalgia bias> As promised. Dust Brothers remix . For those lingering in the thread for video-awesomeness, that's more or less the same video as above, just cut a bit differently; I ...
by pinkgothic
Sat Feb 09, 2008 7:07 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Cool music videos
Replies: 114
Views: 16931

Re:

SkaBassist wrote:Voodoo People by Prodigy
Really awesome concept. People just run blindfolded, if you make it, you win.


Pff. The other video is so much better! (Or if you'd rather the Dust Brothers remix, I'll link to that tomorrow.) </nostalgia bias>
by pinkgothic
Fri Feb 08, 2008 3:26 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Movie Mashups
Replies: 22
Views: 5833

Re: Movie Mashups

This thread is made of win.

The Jurassic Cube - the original Cube, filled with... well, actually, mostly raptors. Raptors that know their way around, unlike you, puny humans.

You know you want it.
by pinkgothic
Wed Feb 06, 2008 7:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0377: "Journal 2"
Replies: 346
Views: 54527

Re: "Journal 2" Discussion

And even further: "These people are weak and pathetic and horrible. All of them. That makes me so *angry*. Maybe if I attack those weaknesses, they'll stop being so weak, and stop irritating me." Personally, I prefer: "These people are weak and pathetic and horrible. All of them. Tha...
by pinkgothic
Tue Feb 05, 2008 5:42 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: personal agendas disguised as fiction
Replies: 100
Views: 14014

Re: personal agendas disguised as fiction

I thought it was only the carnivores that chose not to become part of the civilisation / culture / whatever. And they got the lost basin to themselves and treated with respect as much as fear. Hence why I said it's not quite as bad as in other places, where they're accused of doing it out of some s...
by pinkgothic
Mon Feb 04, 2008 4:45 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: personal agendas disguised as fiction
Replies: 100
Views: 14014

Re: personal agendas disguised as fiction

Dinotopia (By Arthur Gurney, if I recall) was pretty bad about it, too. It was just "Small scale barely-regulated utopian communism, guys! Isn't it great?! Also, there are dinosaurs or something!" But I forgave it because the art was just so awesome. Snap! Though I'm also generally always...
by pinkgothic
Fri Feb 01, 2008 8:24 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Writers you love for writing
Replies: 50
Views: 6631

Re: Writers you love for writing

*opens mouth*

...

*closes again*

I value my life, kthxbye. :P
by pinkgothic
Fri Feb 01, 2008 6:41 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Writers you love for writing
Replies: 50
Views: 6631

Re: Writers you love for writing

See, this is why I like Ayn Rand.* I view authors, first and foremost, as crafters, in the same way that a good visual artist is probably primarily recognised by the visual quality of his images. Both of them have the potential to create new ideas, but I've always felt this to be secondary... mainly...
by pinkgothic
Fri Feb 01, 2008 6:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0378: "Real Programmers"
Replies: 201
Views: 57909

Re: Four Yorkshiremen Discussion

Damn butterflies, I swear, those have to be the creepiest animal in existence. Of course they are! Has no one ever told you they're packhunting carnivores?! They're like little miniature raptors with wings. Except in the case of butterflies, you can deal with one, or even with a small pack, but you...
by pinkgothic
Fri Feb 01, 2008 4:20 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Ayn Rand
Replies: 336
Views: 36875

Re: Ayn Rand

Renko wrote:Francisco is a total pussy loser.


Hey! I resent that! ;) *pouts*
by pinkgothic
Fri Feb 01, 2008 12:20 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Cut in their prime
Replies: 87
Views: 11215

Re: Cut in their prime

This can't go without a mention of Invasion!
by pinkgothic
Thu Jan 31, 2008 9:29 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 3034102

Re: Back to post yo' face

Pix plz? Okay! My avatar pretty much suffices - but in case of Fail, have an image recorded via EyeToy:

Image

No wind, just a funky angle for both the camera and my face.
by pinkgothic
Thu Jan 31, 2008 6:21 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Ayn Rand
Replies: 336
Views: 36875

Re: Ayn Rand

Izawwlgood wrote:Ragnar (roughly=to) Galt>Francisco>Rearden


Noez! :lol: Oh, fine then. ;)

Izawwlgood wrote:I wished there was some closure on Eddie though. I liked him.


Yea-ea-eah... I know what you mean. Seconded. :)
by pinkgothic
Thu Jan 31, 2008 6:18 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Recommend one artist
Replies: 1018
Views: 281839

Apollo Four Forty

Pre-ramble disclaimer: I am an utter tool of Apollo Four Forty. Objectivity not given. Do not attempt to search for any semblance of it if you value your time. Now that that's out the window with... Please tell me there are other fans on this forum. I searched and only found one reference to Krupa, ...
by pinkgothic
Thu Jan 31, 2008 4:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0377: "Journal 2"
Replies: 346
Views: 54527

Re: "Journal 2" Discussion

suzi wrote:mmm. I hate gender.


Let's ignore it together! I'll teach you how! :D Though I have the nagging suspicion you're already an expert in this art.
by pinkgothic
Thu Jan 31, 2008 4:15 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Ayn Rand
Replies: 336
Views: 36875

Re: Ayn Rand

Renko wrote:[...] but if anyone wants to challenge what a badass Hank Rearden is, Ill totally be ready to refute.


Francisco > Hank.

...okay, I cheated. :mrgreen:
by pinkgothic
Thu Jan 31, 2008 3:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0377: "Journal 2"
Replies: 346
Views: 54527

Re: "Journal 2" Discussion

My first reaction to this was to mourn the passing of the perfection of the classhole. Then after reading all pages of this thread I came to the conclusion it probably didn't hurt him at all - yes, he's stunned, but I think he's positively stunned. I think that's also why he didn't simply retort wit...
by pinkgothic
Sat Jan 26, 2008 9:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0373: "The Data So Far"
Replies: 243
Views: 43191

Re: The Data So Far Discussion

very. very. sad. Ooh, snap! :mrgreen: Come on, people, there is no necessity whatsoever to be so derisive. You can think it's bollocks without insulting the intelligence of the people who don't agree with you - really, try it! You can do it in the exact same way that you can hate marmite with a pas...
by pinkgothic
Thu Jan 24, 2008 3:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0374: "Journal"
Replies: 178
Views: 33143

Re: Journal Discussion

Why is it that someone who sits next to you, across from you, etc; think that you want to talk to them? Okay, I'll bite. What's your problem with that? Is there something inheritely problematic in just saying, "I'm sorry, I'm busy/preoccupied right now," when addressed? Does it occur to y...
by pinkgothic
Wed Jan 23, 2008 3:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0374: "Journal"
Replies: 178
Views: 33143

Re: Journal Discussion

I was going to out myself as a freak and say the classhole reminds me of Francisco d'Anconia (and if you know what I mean, you will no doubt now skin me alive for knowing it, too, and not using swearwords in the same sentence, and I will never be able to post again without having the bones in my bod...
by pinkgothic
Tue Jan 22, 2008 8:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0249: "Chess Photo"
Replies: 254
Views: 120292

Re: "Chess Photo" Discussion

Dayum... you mean I do have to start using sarcasm marks? (Except for the small print.)
by pinkgothic
Tue Jan 22, 2008 5:29 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Sunshine
Replies: 61
Views: 7369

Re: Sunshine

Mighty Jalapeno wrote:Sunshine is one of those movies I can never decide if I liked or not, because some parts really impressed me, and some parts really made me want to stab the director. Maybe that's what he was going for?


Hmm... you might be onto something there.
by pinkgothic
Tue Jan 22, 2008 5:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0249: "Chess Photo"
Replies: 254
Views: 120292

Re: "Chess Photo" Discussion

Dude. That is so obviously photoshopped...! :P
And generous levels of awesome.
by pinkgothic
Tue Jan 22, 2008 3:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0373: "The Data So Far"
Replies: 243
Views: 43191

Re: The Data So Far Discussion

Sigh. I feel so left out. It's so lonely on this middle ground. You're all so far away! Come closer, and we'll give each other hugs. :P
Erk, okay, maybe I'm overdoing it a bit right about now.
by pinkgothic
Tue Jan 22, 2008 11:26 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Sunshine
Replies: 61
Views: 7369

Re: Sunshine

I was beginning to think I was the only person here not to enjoy it. Actually, as far as my knowledge goes, you're the majority. Which... doesn't change my opinion at all. :mrgreen: *also attempts to use a sedative on Narsil and Syntax, and lock them into separate rooms for, um... testing. Yes. Has...
by pinkgothic
Tue Jan 22, 2008 11:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0373: "The Data So Far"
Replies: 243
Views: 43191

Re: The Data So Far Discussion

bcoblentz wrote:I'm sorry, but this thread is pathetic. XKCD fans disappoint once again.


Ah, but you should know by now that we all disappoint and astound simultaneously, until observed! :mrgreen:
by pinkgothic
Mon Jan 21, 2008 10:36 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Sunshine
Replies: 61
Views: 7369

Re: Sunshine

...But then I didn't even really like 2001. I loved the book, but the movie is worthless. Ohmygod... DUCK! *panics, tackles Syntax and dives to cover with them, even as projectiles begin to rain their way* Don't say it aloud! Think it, but never say it aloud! Don't you know what you're saying?! *sm...
by pinkgothic
Mon Jan 21, 2008 5:34 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: What did you grow up on?
Replies: 62
Views: 8237

Re: What did you grow up on?

The ones that left most of an impression would have to be: The Raccoons, the Powerpuff Girls, and Gargoyles. Other than that, Beast Wars (Transformers), Batman, Animaniacs, Star Trek (mostly the new stuff, though, that so many people feel is junk - I was all over Voyager)... and all in all, I feel s...
by pinkgothic
Mon Jan 21, 2008 5:09 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Sunshine
Replies: 61
Views: 7369

Re: Sunshine

I loved this. I mean, I really, really loved this. I went fangirl over it for a couple of months back when it came out for us here in Germany, and am still excessively sparkly-eyed over it. I actually didn't like the last parts of the movie, but the tension between the crew members beats the crap ou...
by pinkgothic
Mon Jan 21, 2008 4:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0373: "The Data So Far"
Replies: 243
Views: 43191

Re: The Data So Far Discussion

Personally, I cannot believe that people on this forum are actually advocating not arguing this, as though in arguing it, we're contracting leprosy. Sheesh. :P That's not even happened in the Ayn Rand thread, and that's saying something. Given the amount of religions that have supernatural component...
by pinkgothic
Mon Jan 21, 2008 4:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0373: "The Data So Far"
Replies: 243
Views: 43191

Re: The Data So Far Discussion

I'm pretty much siding with the people who are claiming "proven supernatural powers" would be an oxymoron in itself, simply due to the semantics used. I don't see humour in the other variant (and not because I'm somehow offended, either). That aside, I have found the best way to dismiss pe...
by pinkgothic
Sun Jan 20, 2008 11:59 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: I Am Legend
Replies: 152
Views: 14627

Re: I Am Legend

I was a bit irritated at the level of IQ the director obviously expected in his viewers... i.e. none at all. By the time they did the first flashback scene, I was sorely waiting for it to get done and over with, because almost its entire content had been obvious. Also, I don't like kid-heartstr...
by pinkgothic
Thu Jan 17, 2008 6:06 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Subtitling vs. dubbing
Replies: 147
Views: 21425

Re: Subtitling vs. dubbing

Like many here, I would prefer subtitles if dubbing is going to end up obviously out of sync' with lip movements... which I've actually rare seen happen. Otherwise, I greatly prefer dubbing, for the reasons already stated about divided attentions. If I wanted to read, I'd pick up a book. That aside,...

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