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by Alder
Wed Sep 01, 2010 6:54 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Girl throwing puppies in river...
Replies: 97
Views: 11603

Re: Girl throwing puppies in river...

SlyReaper wrote:Well it's east of me.

<insert chortle here>
by Alder
Wed Sep 01, 2010 6:50 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Girl throwing puppies in river...
Replies: 97
Views: 11603

Re: Girl throwing puppies in river...

I'm mildly curious as to when Croatia stopped being a part of the 'western world', being as it is, nearly smack dab in the middle of Europe...
by Alder
Sun Aug 29, 2010 8:33 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3538202

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

^ *hugs* if you want them. You could try yoga or meditation if you want. Or even martial arts. I just listen to metal and it helps. Hope you feel better! Hugs are always appreciated, thank you! I survived anyway. And the new pupil seemed a pleasant lad, just really quiet. Hope he comes back this we...
by Alder
Tue Aug 24, 2010 9:42 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3538202

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Grumpy period ranting ahead... Gaaaaaaaaah... Why does my idiotic period make me so haunless !? I keep dropping things, and misjudging distances - absolutely clattered a dish off a shelf today, don't know *how* I didn't break it - and walking out of places without paying!! (Luckily that was someone ...
by Alder
Tue Aug 24, 2010 11:24 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Grönd zero musque ox
Replies: 396
Views: 44168

Re: Ground zero "mosque"


Well, that cheered me up no end...thank you!
by Alder
Sun Aug 22, 2010 5:15 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: A town called Eureka
Replies: 40
Views: 11369

Re: A town called Eureka

I've just started watching Eureka, seen seasons 1 and 2 on DVD, and considering getting the 3rd. I really like it! It's quirky and amusing, and the characters are (mostly!) interesting and fun. I couldn't resist looking under the spoiler tags despite being behind so I'd just like to say: Stark is ba...
by Alder
Sun Aug 15, 2010 1:47 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Women are better cheaters
Replies: 52
Views: 5844

Re: Women are better cheaters

TheAmazingRando wrote:
TheGrammarBolshevik wrote:Oh, pah. Citations? Just look around you! It stands to reason that women would be better at cheating, what with their peripheral vision to help them avoid getting caught!
Well, as long as they don't need a map to find their rendezvous.

Haaaaaaaaahaha. Two snorts for the price of one there...
by Alder
Sat Aug 14, 2010 8:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0775: "Savannah Ancestry"
Replies: 461
Views: 83926

Re: "Savannah Ancestry" discussion (#775)

James A. Donald wrote:All sorts of unsubstantiated piffle.

ci·ta·tion
   /saɪˈteɪʃən/ [sahy-tey-shuhn]

The act of citing or quoting a reference to an authority or a precedent.

needed

Required, wanted or deemed necessary.
by Alder
Fri Aug 13, 2010 1:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0775: "Savannah Ancestry"
Replies: 461
Views: 83926

Re: "Savannah Ancestry" discussion (#775)

We have a bunch of glaringly obvious differences between men and women. (The observations) If only you were talking about penises and vaginas. But no. Instead, you are ruining foghorn leghorn for everyone here. I've been thinking that for the whole thread. Though reading the hilarious bits out loud...
by Alder
Fri Aug 13, 2010 10:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0775: "Savannah Ancestry"
Replies: 461
Views: 83926

Re: "Savannah Ancestry" discussion (#775)

Which point do you dispute? Ooo, well, I'll leave the rest for other people, but this has to be my favourite: After he died, Madam Curie accomplished no more significant science, suggesting that she was just her husband's bottle washer. No more significant science? Ok... Skłodowska–Curie was the fi...
by Alder
Thu Aug 12, 2010 4:41 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Once artificial wombs are made will abortion still be legal?
Replies: 61
Views: 11828

Re: Once artificial wombs are made will abortion still be le

SecondTalon wrote:the Womb-o-Matic

I'm really hoping that's what they call it...
by Alder
Wed Aug 04, 2010 9:07 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4823
Views: 959160

Re: Today I Made:

Today I Helped Make: Vanilla cupcakes and triple chocolate brownies. (Technically the cupcakes were my sisinlaw's and the brownies my brother's, but they made them in my kitchen, with my utensils, and asking me baking questions every few minutes. "Do you have a baking tray? What's a tablespoon?...
by Alder
Mon Aug 02, 2010 11:26 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3538202

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

I am glad someone else likes the turquoise dress! My mum said it looked old fashioned and she didn't like it, but she liked all the others. The turquoise one is different to the things I'd normally wear, which is why I bought it, I think it's cute. If it doesn't look right on, I'll return it. Also ...
by Alder
Mon Aug 02, 2010 4:58 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3538202

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

What sort of hats are they? If you have that many hats you totally have reason to wear them everywhere. Well...six of them are so fancy they live in boxes so they don't get hurt - five of them are weddingish hats (one big, four 'saucers', all involving feathers and all adorable) and one which is so...
by Alder
Mon Aug 02, 2010 3:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3538202

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

I just bought all these things! I hope they fit! I ordered smalls for everything except the coat (which I got a medium for). All from modcloth. I love the wee turquoise dress! And the shapes of the others, but I'm trying to stop wearing really dark colours, which I did for years, so I'm less drawn ...
by Alder
Fri Jul 30, 2010 9:28 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The radical idea that women are people
Replies: 3259
Views: 311565

Re: The radical idea that women are people

Felstaff wrote:Well of course it's not accurate. He doesn't even have the eyebrows or the bowl-cut in that illustration.

Drat you. Now I need to watch the movie again.

(Fortunately I have it, so I can if I want...)
by Alder
Thu Jul 29, 2010 9:42 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Think Before Naming Your Child
Replies: 1622
Views: 353371

Re: Think Before Naming Your Child

Reading a post on another forum (for piano teachers) and it's a mother asking for help with her terribly talented 5 year old son - Aryan. Aryan? Really? I hope the kid's not blond...
by Alder
Sat Jul 24, 2010 9:45 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9389041

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

Havekk wrote:It should be illegal and punishable by death to use power tools before noon

Just as I scrolled down to this some eejit started up with some kind of saw thing outside. The forum has sound effects!!!
by Alder
Wed Jul 21, 2010 10:05 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: No more "classics" (xkcdsucks.com discussion)
Replies: 221
Views: 72978

Re: XKCD sucks.com

Impulse97 wrote:they...may never wee it unless they search for it.

<sniggers immaturely...>
by Alder
Mon Jul 19, 2010 5:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9389041

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

Gah, some buzzing thingy is behind my blind, but I can't see it...and I don't want to take up my blind, and then my home made sunscreen doohicky, in case it's a mad wasp which will fly at me and attack me - but now it's gone quiet and I don't know if it's just planning some kind of coup, or if my fl...
by Alder
Wed Jul 07, 2010 8:25 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Twilight?
Replies: 1018
Views: 154452

Re: Twilight?

Kendo_Bunny wrote:I'm willing to bet a bloodhound could have written a more sensible book.

That made me snort happily...
by Alder
Fri Jul 02, 2010 4:33 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8673
Views: 1865426

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

pseudoidiot wrote:Subtle, indeed!

Took me a moment to get it, then grinned. (Particularly since I'd noticed it in the original comic and wondered...)
by Alder
Sun Jun 27, 2010 1:47 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9389041

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

You, sir, name? wrote:nincompoops

That is one of those words that I love, but don't use enough.

"GET OUT MY WAY YOU NINCOMPOOP!!"
by Alder
Thu Jun 24, 2010 10:44 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Twilight?
Replies: 1018
Views: 154452

Re: Twilight?

Thanks for another chapter review! Good stuff...
by Alder
Wed Jun 23, 2010 10:04 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Where did you learn to cook?
Replies: 72
Views: 45167

Re: Where did you learn to cook?

I can't quite put my finger on how I learned to cook, really. I suppose it started with things like baking with my mum - I have memories of standing at the counter in our old house mixing up a cake, and I wasn't quite 11 when we left there. Then I would watch mum make things, and try it myself - it ...
by Alder
Wed Jun 23, 2010 9:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9389041

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

Whelan wrote:I like to imagine something akin to this is how Cricket started. Tennis gone on too long, eventually the players began swapping out for naps and then ...Cricket!

This made me laaaaaugh...

(Naps and *tea*!!)
by Alder
Wed Jun 23, 2010 6:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9389041

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

FT: If you could take a one-way trip forward in a time machine, would you? In a cryogenic chamber or something. I used to think I would, but it might not be as awesome as I think. For a start, since I wouldn't exist in that time, or have any form of identification which would be acceptable to the m...
by Alder
Tue Jun 22, 2010 11:00 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9389041

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

Felstaff wrote:
Alder wrote:
Ivora wrote:A coward was a boy who took care of cows.

Imagine that. :|

Further to that a Coward took care of cows

That's not furthering! That's repeating!

It has a capital letter! Coward with a capital 'C' came from cow-herd. Just regular cowards came from something else...
by Alder
Tue Jun 22, 2010 9:30 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9389041

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

A coward was a boy who took care of cows. Imagine that. :| Just like a steward (sty-ward) was a boy who took care of pigsties. :shock: And a stewardess does the same, just 30,000 feet up. :| Actually the -ard suffix is supposed to denote that the subject has the [predominantly negative] properties ...
by Alder
Sat Jun 12, 2010 11:47 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Glee
Replies: 77
Views: 12152

Re: Glee

Glad to hear the finale is good (we don't get it till Monday) 'cause I'd been a bit disappointed the last couple of weeks. (Too much music and too little story, maybe? Or at any rate, the music not blended well enough with the plot?)
by Alder
Tue Jun 08, 2010 10:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3538202

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - #sharkweek on irc.foonetic.ne

Fractal_Tangent wrote:I don't care that it's fascinating! (I do really) It hurts, like nowish. And I have exams tomorrow. This means a grumpy Fractal. =[

Och, poor you... Here, have a cookie - Image
by Alder
Tue Jun 08, 2010 7:26 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3538202

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - #sharkweek on irc.foonetic.ne

That was all fascinating stuff people, thanks.

[In about three weeks, I won't care that it was fascinating, but still...:D]
by Alder
Fri Jun 04, 2010 10:05 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8673
Views: 1865426

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

squareroot wrote:'notha:
Spoiler:
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I made this comic while watching Glee. With my mom. True story.

This made me chortle happily...
Link wrote:746
Spoiler:
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But this made me snort even happily-er.


(Happierly? ...?)
by Alder
Fri Jun 04, 2010 7:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3538202

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - #sharkweek on irc.foonetic.ne

Ooooh, I like those! They look comfy. (And cute.)

I really need to go and buy sandals. I have two pairs I use all the time, but both are just about due to collapse. (And I bought two new skirts yesterday, and no shoes to match, so now I have a really good excuse.)
by Alder
Wed Jun 02, 2010 8:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 397308

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

Huh. Turns out Kentucky isn't as close to the middle as I thought.

Driving for 13 hours would take me to Cologne in Germany, through two other countries...
by Alder
Wed Jun 02, 2010 7:42 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: LOST
Replies: 454
Views: 38744

Re: LOST

I could have really gone for something like this: http://kotaku.com/5550627/if-lucasarts-had-made-a-lost-gamein-1987/gallery/ "Push black smoke monster" "I don't think it would like that". I loved that particularly 'cause right this minute I'm playing Monkey Island 2. My bro loa...
by Alder
Sat May 29, 2010 10:35 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4823
Views: 959160

Re: Today I Made:

It was actually Yesterday I Made: Cream of tomato soup, with rarebit floats. (Though it was too much fuss making them float, I just had them on the side. Om.)
by Alder
Sat May 29, 2010 9:42 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9389041

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

Oh, for crying out loud. I forgot Eurovision was on...I could've been laughing at that all night.
by Alder
Thu May 27, 2010 10:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9389041

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

I ended up searching for the various Scotland ones, but can't find anyone that sounds like me. Boo hiss.
(Too much regional variation, I suppose.)

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