Search found 189 matches

by Daimon
Tue Nov 13, 2012 6:58 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Effectively writing Long sentences in English
Replies: 36
Views: 12999

Re: Effectively writing Long sentences in English

.................
by Daimon
Tue Nov 13, 2012 12:35 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: 日本語 (Japanese Practice)
Replies: 552
Views: 196412

Re: 日本語 (Japanese Practice)

.................
by Daimon
Tue Nov 13, 2012 11:05 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: 日本語 (Japanese Practice)
Replies: 552
Views: 196412

Re: 日本語 (Japanese Practice)

.................
by Daimon
Mon Nov 12, 2012 6:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2781474

Re: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out

.................
by Daimon
Mon Nov 12, 2012 6:18 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: English as She Is Spoke [English practice]
Replies: 338
Views: 154149

Re: English as She Is Spoke [English practice]

.................
by Daimon
Mon Nov 12, 2012 6:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: "idiot test" aka "read everything before doing anything"
Replies: 88
Views: 68009

Re: "idiot test" aka "read everything before doing anything"

.................
by Daimon
Mon Nov 12, 2012 2:20 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: 日本語 (Japanese Practice)
Replies: 552
Views: 196412

Re: 日本語 (Japanese Practice)

.................
by Daimon
Mon Nov 12, 2012 12:41 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: 日本語 (Japanese Practice)
Replies: 552
Views: 196412

Re: 日本語 (Japanese Practice)

.................
by Daimon
Fri Nov 09, 2012 10:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: An uneasy ease of mind
Replies: 3
Views: 1277

An uneasy ease of mind

.................
by Daimon
Tue Nov 06, 2012 11:41 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Do you vomit out your nose?
Replies: 68
Views: 31212

Re: Do you vomit out your nose?

.................
by Daimon
Sat Nov 03, 2012 1:22 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: 請你說一點兒中文!(Chinese Practice)
Replies: 149
Views: 460933

Re: 請你說一點兒中文!(Chinese Practice)

1. The smart answer is none, because you don't need to know any to speak Chinese. To read, it depends what sort of things you're going to read. A functionally literate Chinese person knows more than about 1200 characters, but that's kind of like an English who can fill out forms and read a magazine...
by Daimon
Thu Nov 01, 2012 1:28 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: 日本語 (Japanese Practice)
Replies: 552
Views: 196412

Re: 日本語 (Japanese Practice)

.................
by Daimon
Thu Nov 01, 2012 12:27 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: 請你說一點兒中文!(Chinese Practice)
Replies: 149
Views: 460933

Re: 請你說一點兒中文!(Chinese Practice)

I have three questions: 1.How many characters do you have to memorise for Chiense, approxametly 2. I heard it's grammar was sort of close in structure to English. How true is that? 3. Based on character meanings alone, and the above, can "我不理解中文" mean, "I don't know Chinese."? I ...
by Daimon
Wed Oct 31, 2012 12:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Show the world your desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]
Replies: 2356
Views: 435462

Re: Show the world your desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]

.................
by Daimon
Thu Oct 25, 2012 6:57 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: 日本語 (Japanese Practice)
Replies: 552
Views: 196412

Re: 日本語 (Japanese Practice)

.................
by Daimon
Thu Oct 18, 2012 11:44 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Haiku.
Replies: 434
Views: 64786

Re: Haiku.

運命さえ
我達だけが
変えられる


I tried. *Should use 等 instead of 達 but it would be 5/6/5 instead!*
by Daimon
Fri Oct 12, 2012 10:52 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Effectively writing Long sentences in English
Replies: 36
Views: 12999

Re: Effectively writing Long sentences in English

.................
by Daimon
Wed Oct 10, 2012 9:57 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Effectively writing Long sentences in English
Replies: 36
Views: 12999

Re: Effectively writing Long senteces in English

Could I, even though it would be in bad taste, wrte a sentence saying, "My top 100,000,000 favourite numbers are as follows: one, two, three, four, five....." and have that be a legitmate sentence?
by Daimon
Wed Oct 10, 2012 8:56 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Effectively writing Long sentences in English
Replies: 36
Views: 12999

Re: Effectively writing Long senteces in English

Was the semicolon remark a joke? I have to question whether or not I actually know how to use one if it was not. As for the, "and" I should have had, I did not include it because it was not the last item in my list; that item being "the general Illiteracy..." I was actually refer...
by Daimon
Wed Oct 10, 2012 12:41 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Effectively writing Long sentences in English
Replies: 36
Views: 12999

Effectively writing Long sentences in English

Be it that I often repeat certain things everywhere I go, if I have truly felt like it was an accomplishment, until I feel everyone is sick of hearing about it (I doubt people actually are), I cannot help but continue to share the so-called "accomplishment" on other sites known by me; the...
by Daimon
Mon Oct 08, 2012 7:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1118: "Microsoft"
Replies: 134
Views: 38128

Re: 1118: "Microsoft"

Does anyone remember this site? http://toastytech.com/evil/

Looks like it was made in the 90's.
by Daimon
Mon Oct 01, 2012 11:34 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Nonsensical English...
Replies: 131
Views: 35701

Re: Nonsensical English...

I'd really hate to come to this forum/section for random English "WHAT THIS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN!?", but here it goes.

In, "Tommorow is the day where we view the moon." and "Tommorow is the day when we view the moon." what is the difference between when and where?
by Daimon
Sun Sep 16, 2012 1:39 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Using who/whom in passive voice.
Replies: 16
Views: 14846

Re: Using who/whom in passive voice.

The way it was explained to me was as follows, "If they are doing something, use who; if something is being done to them, use whom." Hence why it sounded confusing to me in passive voice.
by Daimon
Sun Sep 16, 2012 1:04 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Using who/whom in passive voice.
Replies: 16
Views: 14846

Using who/whom in passive voice.

.................
by Daimon
Sun Sep 16, 2012 12:51 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: 日本語 (Japanese Practice)
Replies: 552
Views: 196412

Re: 日本語 (Japanese Practice)

.................
by Daimon
Wed Sep 12, 2012 8:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1107: "Sports Cheat Sheet"
Replies: 178
Views: 36079

Re: 1107: "Sports Cheat Sheet"

Sports: Put the ball in the thing.

That's all every sport is.
by Daimon
Thu Aug 30, 2012 11:11 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: 日本語 (Japanese Practice)
Replies: 552
Views: 196412

Re: 日本語 (Japanese Practice)

.................
by Daimon
Thu Aug 30, 2012 11:04 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: 日本語 (Japanese Practice)
Replies: 552
Views: 196412

Re: 日本語 (Japanese Practice)

.................
by Daimon
Mon Aug 27, 2012 9:29 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Oh hey, I fucked up my computer.
Replies: 5
Views: 3487

Re: Oh hey, I fucked up my computer.

Any reason it's not accepting a password that has worked before? What I was doing: Following instructions to the letter in a virtual box, press Ctrl, something, F2, my main computer goes into this ttyl thingy, it tells me to enter my password, which doesn't work. I restart the computer, and here I am.
by Daimon
Mon Aug 27, 2012 1:21 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Oh hey, I fucked up my computer.
Replies: 5
Views: 3487

Oh hey, I fucked up my computer.

I'll keep it short: I put some BIOS password on there for some reason, a simple 7 number thing. The few times before I started my computer, that prompted, and I entered it with no problem. Now this happens: I haven't forgotton it, and I only get these two weird stars, and I know it's not two charact...
by Daimon
Sun Aug 26, 2012 7:08 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13421
Views: 1719167

Re: Today I Learned

Someone, of the opposite gender, told me that they wanted a kid. After a few minutes of confusion, I learned it was a baby goat.
by Daimon
Sat Aug 25, 2012 8:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0893: "65 Years"
Replies: 221
Views: 86277

Re: 0893: "65 Years"

andyfrommk wrote:Sad news I'm afraid
http://news.sky.com/story/977119/astron ... es-aged-82


I was just about to post that.
by Daimon
Thu Aug 23, 2012 8:51 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Nonsensical English...
Replies: 131
Views: 35701

Re: Nonsensical English...

For some reason, the phrase, "Look every single word up." haunts me.
by Daimon
Tue Aug 21, 2012 9:22 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Show the world your desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]
Replies: 2356
Views: 435462

Re: Show the world your desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]

Max™ wrote:I was gonna ask for your conky script, Obby, before I saw the logo of doom in the bottom left corner.


Oh god, it's worse than I thought.
by Daimon
Mon Aug 20, 2012 10:07 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Show the world your desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]
Replies: 2356
Views: 435462

Re: Show the world your desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]

Nothing has changed in the last few months, it's just gotton a little more cluttered. With pictures.
Image
by Daimon
Sat Aug 18, 2012 4:55 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3404
Views: 764625

Re: What were your dreams last night?

Let's take this backwards way to get back to class while in school, going through this deserted classroom. Oh, hey, there's another guy there. What, is that, is that a Vampire the Masquerade book. Cool. *Forgot the next part* Okay, now I get to choose a bunch of different little selections on this s...
by Daimon
Sat Aug 18, 2012 2:43 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: xkcd.com/1096/ "Clinically Studied Ingredient" is offensive
Replies: 206
Views: 28686

Re: xkcd.com/1096/ "Clinically Studied Ingredient" is offens

I'm offended that the OP is offended. Clearly he should take more care in not offending people with how offended he is.
by Daimon
Fri Aug 17, 2012 1:53 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Little editing/grammar mistakes that drive you up the wall
Replies: 784
Views: 109498

Re: Little editing/grammar mistakes that drive you up the wa

Loose is not the same thing as lose, people! I rage so hard whenever I read that "mistake", that I just disregard anything that that person was saying, and their credibility to me is lost.
by Daimon
Fri Aug 17, 2012 3:06 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Why must we conjugate verbs in English?
Replies: 17
Views: 8268

Re: Why must we conjugate verbs in English?

expressions like "It is raining" and "It is important to brush your teeth" and "There is a book on the table". What is "it" in the first two? What is "there" in the last one? The clouds are raining. It, for the benefit of your health, is important t...
by Daimon
Wed Aug 15, 2012 1:23 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What does XKCD stand for?
Replies: 31
Views: 9047

Re: What does XKCD stand for?

I didn't hear ducks, I heard something else.

Go to advanced search