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by animeHrmIne
Mon Feb 07, 2011 6:06 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Doctor Whom
Replies: 4990
Views: 749314

Re: Doctor Whom

Magnanimous wrote:Greatest cosplay ever?

Yay! New pics for the Doctor and the TARDIS in my phone!
by animeHrmIne
Fri Feb 04, 2011 4:12 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Intriguing IQ Test Question
Replies: 16
Views: 4685

Re: Intriguing IQ Test Question

I have another IQ test question, and I don't want to create a new thread. The last time I took an IQ test was last year, the final test in getting in to a gifted summer program. In the test they asked me a bunch of morality/ethics questions, such as "If you caught someone cheating on a test, wo...
by animeHrmIne
Fri Feb 04, 2011 8:36 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13421
Views: 1717407

Re: Today I Learned

TIL that I can actually hate a snowday. We were out Tuesday preemptively, which no one expected because snow wasn't supposed to start until 12:00 and we got out at 12:50. We were out Wednesday because of the snowstorm. Thursday because of windchill/not paying to get the parking lots plowed. Friday f...
by animeHrmIne
Thu Feb 03, 2011 7:12 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Gender of Authors
Replies: 60
Views: 7618

Re: Gender of Authors

I have my book collection at a few houses, so I counted up the things here. I didn't include manga or non-fiction, and I did include books that I own but haven't read yet. I ended up 27:40 F:M. I'm not going to detail everything, but the big hitters for me were: Tamora Pierce -- 4 here, the other 20...
by animeHrmIne
Wed Feb 02, 2011 7:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 388057

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

Yup.

It was always strange, because everyone else in the series had normal skin colors, but these three were blue.
by animeHrmIne
Wed Feb 02, 2011 6:08 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 388057

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

See, I always picture bullies as blue because of the Gross Sisters on The Proud Family.

And I cannot find a picture of them. -_-
by animeHrmIne
Mon Jan 31, 2011 4:27 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Advice to Past Self
Replies: 91
Views: 12155

Re: Advice to Past Self

To me, in Seventh Grade For fuck's sake, do your math work! Seriously. Because you will get a C in math otherwise, which will give you a 4.8ish GPA, which will have your mother on your back because you aren't in the top 10% of your class. Yes, the teacher is a total dick. Doesn't matter, because a ...
by animeHrmIne
Sat Jan 29, 2011 5:36 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: ¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)
Replies: 483
Views: 208465

Re: ¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)

Muchas gracias por la ayuda. La idioma me interesa mucha.
by animeHrmIne
Sat Jan 29, 2011 5:10 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1448540

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQ Thread - Queer Support!

Since it's out there, a question about polyamory: I've been thinking lately, and I don't think that I would mind having a poly partner. I don't want a relationship with more than one person at a time, but I just feel like I would be okay with having a partner with multiple other partners of varying ...
by animeHrmIne
Fri Jan 28, 2011 3:33 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: ¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)
Replies: 483
Views: 208465

Re: ¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)

Ayer en la clase de español hablé con mi maestra en el uso de “acento” contra “tilde” para las vocales (a e i o u). Ella dijó que aprendaba que “tilde” es solo para el “ñ” y “acento” es para las vocales. Pero aqui veo “tilde” para ñ, á, é, í, ó, ú y “acento” para la voz. ¿Cuál es correcta?
by animeHrmIne
Tue Jan 25, 2011 10:29 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 2984477

Re: Postify your facerity

Oooh... OK, in a contest between a fancy dress outfit witha working gas mask, or a stealth jet I think you win. However do you have... P1101251726363.jpg Che- wait, shit, wrong side. Here we go: P1101251726422.jpg Chekerboard patterns on your head? I love having housemates that will shave my head i...
by animeHrmIne
Wed Jan 19, 2011 11:52 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I feel really grown up when..
Replies: 171
Views: 20225

Re: I feel really grown up when..

Promicin wrote:When I eat grown-up food, like Triscuits.


Triscuits are grown-up food? I've been eating them practically non-stop since I was allowed solid foods. They're my absolute favorite crackers.

Except for with nutella or cake icing. Then it's Ritz all the way.
by animeHrmIne
Wed Jan 19, 2011 3:01 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The "How Have I Never Noticed That Before?" thread
Replies: 1141
Views: 195955

Re: The "How Have I Never Noticed That Before?" thread?

Tod = Tod Stallone = alone (I never did and still don't have a clue who Tod Stallone is. I only found out this is the full thing when I heard my Dad say it) The name of Tod Sloan left a mark on the English language. His name was already famous in London because he rode many winners in England where...
by animeHrmIne
Fri Jan 14, 2011 10:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Fun Geography? Need some help.
Replies: 18
Views: 2113

Re: Fun Geography? Need some help.

You could do something about dry counties in Arkansas. Have them plot a map of the state showing which counties don't allow alcohol. You could also have them divide into groups and debate whether or not your county should/shouldn't be dry. I'd imagine that if you have no legal reason to turn them in...
by animeHrmIne
Tue Jan 11, 2011 3:10 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Emerging stereotype: the goofy comic-relief Indian-American?
Replies: 16
Views: 4327

Re: Emerging stereotype: the goofy comic-relief Indian-Ameri

I have noticed a lot more Indian-Americans on American TV though. I do not think they're particularly more goofy than anyone else. I think that may be it. If you watch mainly goofy comedies, and more Iandian-Americans appear on those comedies, you may get the impression that a tropes is forming whe...
by animeHrmIne
Mon Jan 10, 2011 7:21 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Doctor Whom
Replies: 4990
Views: 749314

Re: Doctor Whom

Well, he's steadily becoming more morally ambiguous. Leave him alone for a few years, and he might turn into an alright villain, or at least someone the Doctor has to stop.
by animeHrmIne
Mon Jan 10, 2011 6:19 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Doctor Whom
Replies: 4990
Views: 749314

Re: Doctor Whom

but ohgod, if it turns out to be Rory I will bawl my eyes out She could even become a new villain. Oh, that would be awesome! Maybe for one episode in a kind of alternate-reality paradox thing, but not forever. :( Because no. Amy's shown amazing tenacity when she gets an idea into her head -- she b...
by animeHrmIne
Mon Jan 10, 2011 5:16 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Doctor Whom
Replies: 4990
Views: 749314

Re: Doctor Whom

but ohgod, if it turns out to be Rory I will bawl my eyes out Oh, Rassilon. I just had this agonizing image of Rory turning into something Universe-destroying, and River having to kill him before he does. And he's crying and Amy's crying and River and the Doctor are just looking on in that sad, res...
by animeHrmIne
Sun Jan 09, 2011 11:28 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I feel really grown up when..
Replies: 171
Views: 20225

Re: I feel really grown up when..

I'm 17, so there's no "feeling grown up" for me yet, as I'm still in high school and depend on my parents/grandparents. However, I never went to middle school. I went straight from elementary school to sixth grade at my high school. I took some "middle school" classes, but most o...
by animeHrmIne
Fri Jan 07, 2011 7:15 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: astrology/astronomy and similar pairs
Replies: 19
Views: 4499

Re: astrology/astronomy and similar pairs

I think those are just words that have the same roots. Astro has to do with stars: astrology is the (non-scientific) study of stars, astronomy is the (scientific study of the) arrangement of stars.
by animeHrmIne
Thu Jan 06, 2011 9:48 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Words you think English should have or bring back.
Replies: 643
Views: 166675

Re: Words you think English should have or bring back.

Kewangji wrote:* [adjective] the kind of color matching an utterly fashion-blind, or regular blind, person would make. Example: Ew, that * shirt-hat-combination makes me want to puke the rainbow.


I think that's "clashing".

Dictionary.com agrees: 4. (of juxtaposed colors) to be offensive to the eye.
by animeHrmIne
Wed Jan 05, 2011 5:23 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: American English Dialects
Replies: 17
Views: 3879

Re: American English Dialects

Central Midland. "Least distinctive dialect in the U.S., many sections are “General American”." Which is weird, because all of the videos sound a bit southern to me. Must be because my father's family is from the Western North Area. Which, coincidentally, is the "Least distinctive dia...
by animeHrmIne
Mon Jan 03, 2011 10:16 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Emerging stereotype: the goofy comic-relief Indian-American?
Replies: 16
Views: 4327

Re: Emerging stereotype: the goofy comic-relief Indian-Ameri

I think the main thing you're missing is a larger sample size. Take, for instance: -- Divya Katdare (played by Reshma Shetty) on Royal Pains , who is the hyper-competent and business-oriented sidekick. -- Jai Wilcox (played by Sendhil Ramamurthy) on Covert Affairs , who is the son of the previous he...
by animeHrmIne
Mon Jan 03, 2011 5:37 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Doctor Whom
Replies: 4990
Views: 749314

Re: Doctor Who

Was there ever a name given to the underground bunker/base/egomaniacal-stronghold in 'dalek' (S1EP6)? I thought they heavily implied that was Area 51. No, that was set in Utah, not Nevada. I personally have two theories about why they filmed in Utah: 1) They'll have another van Statten story set th...
by animeHrmIne
Sun Jan 02, 2011 6:48 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Doctor Whom
Replies: 4990
Views: 749314

Re: Doctor Who

I'd love it if we could watch episodes of any American series on the same day as it airs in the states. Sorry, leftpondians, but if you're gonna pull that shit on the rest of the world, you don't get to complain when the rest of the world does it to you. :P Since when am I a major broadcasting netw...
by animeHrmIne
Fri Dec 31, 2010 7:48 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Doctor Whom
Replies: 4990
Views: 749314

Re: Doctor Who

Dude, I wish the same thing. Universal release dates would make discussions so much better; you wouldn't have to wait two years for the rest of the fandom to catch up.
by animeHrmIne
Fri Dec 31, 2010 7:18 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Annoying words, and Words You Hate
Replies: 1969
Views: 475354

Re: Annoying words, and Words You Hate

Mirror and Error being "Meer" and "Err" is Midwestern and Southern. I've lived in both, and it's very prevalent. And It gets on my nerves, too.
by animeHrmIne
Fri Dec 31, 2010 7:10 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Doctor Whom
Replies: 4990
Views: 749314

Re: Doctor Who

Giant Speck wrote:
Whelan wrote:We can only hope...Because the alternative is BBCAmerica ruining running Doctor Who.

I'd really love it if this year, we could watch new episodes of Doctor Who the same day as those across the pond do.

(Legally).
by animeHrmIne
Thu Dec 30, 2010 11:25 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Doctor Whom
Replies: 4990
Views: 749314

Re: Doctor Who

Just wanted to say that I loved the casual mention of the spider-baby-things. It's like Moffat thought to himself "Huh, huge sharks that can swim through your window in fog . . . eh. Let's just throw in babies with spider legs that grow in closets, even though it's not at all plot relevant.&quo...
by animeHrmIne
Mon Dec 27, 2010 11:41 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Best online bilingual dictionaries
Replies: 3
Views: 1931

Re: Best online bilingual dictionaries

I absolutely love SpanishDict for Spanish/English. It gives direct translations, phrases, idioms, example sentences, the conjugations for verbs, and regional differences in Spanish and English.
by animeHrmIne
Fri Dec 24, 2010 7:22 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 388057

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

RoadieRich wrote:
Heady wrote:ISHTST: No [name here], Mount Olympus is not on top of the Empire State Building.

0.o

Percy Jackson and the Olympians, probably. I think they used that plot device. Though I hear that besides certain liberties like that the books are very well researched.
by animeHrmIne
Tue Dec 14, 2010 7:04 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1448540

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQ Thread - Queer Support!

@wyvern Okay, so I wasn't going to reply because I tend to get more involved in the queer side of things here, but I just wanted to say . . . Honey, you're awesome, you know that? What you're feeling, it sucks, and I'm sorry that it's happening, that you're having so many issues that just really, re...
by animeHrmIne
Mon Dec 13, 2010 1:12 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1448540

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQ Thread - Queer Support!

@solitaddict It all really depends on the environment. If you feel safe enough that coming out publicly won't get you hurt, then that sounds like a great way to do it. It's less personal, and you'll probably get quite a few "Oh, saolitaddict's gay? I didn't know that," reactions. That's wh...
by animeHrmIne
Sun Dec 12, 2010 3:32 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1448540

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQ Thread - Queer Support!

Aww, that sucks, V_A.
by animeHrmIne
Thu Dec 09, 2010 6:25 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90172
Views: 9094884

Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Sometimes I wish that I found the books in English class more interesting (or that I interpreted things correctly). Seriously, Give me a two minute scene from any show I love, or a couple paragraphs from a book I've read more than once, and I could do this project without thinking. But assign me a s...
by animeHrmIne
Mon Dec 06, 2010 9:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1448540

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQ Thread - Queer Support!

I love the comic, but it needs to update more. I read it all in about two days over Thanksgiving, and it all of a sudden just hit a wall -- which is understandable. But that was almost two weeks ago, and I need more comic! /whining I've been thinking about getting a tattoo lately. Not in a "nee...
by animeHrmIne
Mon Dec 06, 2010 12:13 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Do you use the term "Ginger"?
Replies: 65
Views: 20262

Re: Do you use the term "Ginger"?

I really struggled to tell the two apart, I'd have claimed lighting had more to do with it. Then again, I can sit in a room for hours without noticing what colour the walls are :| Sort of on topic, I have brown/dark brown hair, but my beard is a festival of weird. Black, white, orange, red, sort of...
by animeHrmIne
Sat Dec 04, 2010 11:02 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Do you use the term "Ginger"?
Replies: 65
Views: 20262

Do you use the term "Ginger"?

Ginger, of course, meaning a person with red hair. I'd always thought of it as a mainly British term, when I heard/read it at all. But I moved to the Ozarks, and here the term is extremely common. My father, from Iowa, had never heard of it, but everyone I know around here uses it. So, where are you...
by animeHrmIne
Sun Nov 28, 2010 8:12 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Doctor Whom
Replies: 4990
Views: 749314

Re: Doctor Who

I've had this discussion with Seph before. It all really depends on what you define as a "companion." I see three ways to define companion: a person who has traveled with the Doctor in the TARDIS; a person who has been on an extended trip with the Doctor to numerous locations for multiple ...
by animeHrmIne
Sat Nov 27, 2010 11:12 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8248
Views: 1448540

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQ Thread - Queer Support!

I feel the need to share this comic because it's soo good to the point of keeping me up till at least 5:30 in the AM to read it. It is excellent. *hugs* for people who want them. Wyvern, that comic is fantastic, and also at points hilarious, beautiful or unbelievably frustrating. I'm maybe a bit mo...

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