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by kcr
Mon Aug 13, 2007 12:57 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I wear glasses now.
Replies: 48
Views: 5586

wait til you start wearing contacts. there's about a 5 minute period between switching from one to ther other where i stumble around trying to get my eyes to adjust properly. Oh god, that short transition period is so weird. The first time I switched, I got a major headache. (I don't think contacts...
by kcr
Sun Aug 12, 2007 9:49 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The Great Soda Can Controversy
Replies: 68
Views: 7321

Ok so looks like I'm going to be the first to voice support for "just a crack." IT WON'T SPILL! I'm clumsy and knock stuff over a lot, so many times I'll just open it until it hisses and drink it that way. Plus I get amusement from sucking it down and messing up the pressure and having the...
by kcr
Mon Aug 06, 2007 5:34 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Life Advice
Replies: 262
Views: 22895

$50 is too much to spend on a concert ticket, I don't care who it is. I'm forced to disagree. I spent $70 dollar for a nosebleed seat to see Paul McCartney. It was worth so much more than I paid for it. Ha, I was going to say that I would definitely spend $50 if I could somehow see all four Beatles...
by kcr
Mon Aug 06, 2007 5:29 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3536151

CreemyNougat has born the brunt of my insanity for like, two years now. Please let him know that all women are not insane. I'll never believe it. You know my other exes. I'LL NEVER BELIEVE IT. Your other exes were in HIGH SCHOOL. They don't count as people! Aww, harsh. Alisto, it's my avatar in hop...
by kcr
Mon Aug 06, 2007 3:45 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3536151

Well, just speaking for myself, I don't talk about Shark Week often, and rarely use it as an excuse for behavior much less threats of violence. (Usually my threats of violence are just made and not given reason as to their cause! :)) BUT as far as I can tell, I get off pretty easy with mine, and it ...
by kcr
Sun Aug 05, 2007 9:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sports
Replies: 41
Views: 3390

I don't follow any sports, but I love catching a game of tennis or rugby or soccer or cricket. And virtually all winter sports are worth watching (skiing, snowboarding, curling , &c). No. No it is not worth watching. I tried to watch curling but I'm going to have to agree with you here. Not wor...
by kcr
Sun Aug 05, 2007 2:55 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Books that you're disappointed in after having finished.
Replies: 212
Views: 31462

A Farewell to Arms Try doing a term paper on it and then being able to only find critics who thinks everyone in the book was gay. What kind of lame critic is only able to come up with "the characters were all homosexual, the end"? (I started Farewell to Arms and lost interest, but I do pl...
by kcr
Sun Aug 05, 2007 2:53 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Favourite colour? (haha, proper spelling!)
Replies: 80
Views: 7788

Mm, purple. Followed closely by green, blue, then black. (Interestingly, I wear much more green, blue, black, and randomly brown, clothing than I do purple. I pretty much wear more of every color than purple.)
by kcr
Sun Aug 05, 2007 2:52 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3536151

Aisling, I vote the first pair but only by a slim margin. They're both extremely cute. And also, it's your fault that now I really really want these. Normally, I'm not a shoe person but damn I like those.

Actually, Aisling, I lied! For the dress, I vote the heeled pair.
by kcr
Sat Aug 04, 2007 5:13 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Books that you're disappointed in after having finished.
Replies: 212
Views: 31462

Ok, so I just finished a book that didn't disappoint me so much as piss me off. The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien. Has anyone read it? In the writing, he treats it like a memoir, or a collection of stories that tell his experiences in the Vietnam war. This was kind of ruined for me right off th...
by kcr
Fri Aug 03, 2007 9:07 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Smart vs. Intelligent
Replies: 62
Views: 8008

I have had my greatest successes in tutoring people (female, mostly), who simply had a nurture problem. Females are better than males in learning Quantum mechanics? I have no idea what to say to that. I've never really thought of smart vs. intelligent, but more of the different kinds of intelligenc...
by kcr
Fri Aug 03, 2007 7:56 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Loud Atheism
Replies: 459
Views: 42035

Well, there you go: Disprove the assumption. Creationists never argued that assuming an intelligent designer didn't exists that intelligent design was valid. The original point if you have forgotten was that a person who believes in the christian god is being as delusional as one that believes in a...
by kcr
Fri Aug 03, 2007 3:51 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: People Problem?
Replies: 41
Views: 4582

Yeah, be humble, say you didn't expect to do so well, that kind of stuff. Or lie. Compromise with a 4? The other solution would be to say, "Guys, let's not talk about APs." If any of my friends start going on about our tests, that's what I'm gonna say (and I did well on them, I just don't ...
by kcr
Fri Aug 03, 2007 6:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0298: "Tesla Coil"
Replies: 99
Views: 37274

I like that the O in "so cute" is heart shaped. Thats exactly what I was going to say!!! [edit] and now im kinda trippin out because our account names are like the same. weird Maybe we're each other's alter egos.. Another thing .. I really like the inverted-y, "electric" colors ...
by kcr
Fri Aug 03, 2007 5:20 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3536151

Hmm, I never really thought someone would have to be *taught* how to iron or wash dishes/clothes, it seems pretty strait forward (just gleaned the skills watching others). I guess if I have kids I should make sure they know how to before sending them off, instead of assuming they do like my mom did...
by kcr
Fri Aug 03, 2007 4:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0298: "Tesla Coil"
Replies: 99
Views: 37274

I like that the O in "so cute" is heart shaped.

Even though it would be a disaster, it would be pretty damn awesome to be able to fly at the demise/failure of all science.
by kcr
Fri Aug 03, 2007 4:50 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Loud Atheism
Replies: 459
Views: 42035

Religion, on one side, must say: "Dammit. I must ignore this person's lack of beliefs, despite the fact that I really, really, really want him to take a ride in my car, because if he does not, terrible things will happen to him for the rest of eternity. Oooh, that burns." Atheism, on the ...
by kcr
Fri Aug 03, 2007 1:09 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Strange or even mildly amusing things about your body
Replies: 1607
Views: 194613

Some mild necromancy here, but... Shopping malls make me faint. After fifteen minutes in one I start feeling a little disjointed, and after around three hours I'm about to pass out. Pretty much every time. Does else get that/know why that might be? This isn't scientific, at all, and you probably do...
by kcr
Fri Aug 03, 2007 12:55 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Ironing (Split from Girly thread)
Replies: 6
Views: 1006

Hostile much? Let the womens decide what we want to talk about in our girly thread! There were like, four posts mentioning ironing. Hardly a big deal.
by kcr
Fri Aug 03, 2007 12:26 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3536151

I kind of enjoy ironing. I don't do it often, but when I do I don't mind it. It's kind of peaceful to me for some reason .. maybe the slooshy sound the water makes in the iron?
by kcr
Thu Aug 02, 2007 11:12 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Loud Atheism
Replies: 459
Views: 42035

I don't understand how some people say "We are ok with atheists just don't make fun of our religion". The 'becoming' of an atheist requires an understanding that the religion to which one belongs is wrong. Also you may find your religion sacred, I may find my blondes sacred. It doesn't gi...
by kcr
Thu Aug 02, 2007 10:53 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The ultimate gender question!
Replies: 6
Views: 1525

I don't know for sure but I would guess guys, since there are more of them in the fora. Didn't vote though.
by kcr
Thu Aug 02, 2007 4:36 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: The Afterlife
Replies: 28
Views: 3154

My own personal thing about the afterlife is that I've always imagined gaining infinite knowledge once I'm there. Everything I couldn't understand during life or all the things about the world's history that are unclear, I'll be able to find out. (Also, there is a wonderful, complete library, and l...
by kcr
Thu Aug 02, 2007 4:01 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: The Afterlife
Replies: 28
Views: 3154

I guess I just can't imagine there is nothing after death. Nothingness is hard to imagine. Some completely arbitrary and meaningless concept of a place where "good" people go is hard to imagine. So people can pick which one they'd like to imagine. There isn't evidence or fact for either. ...
by kcr
Thu Aug 02, 2007 4:15 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3536151

Also, I always feel really bad when other girls get in a discussion about breasts. Usually, everyone complains about their size or shape or so on, while mine are perfectly average and comfortable to wear. It makes me feel really guilty. :\ I feel the same way but when my friends say they're fat (WH...
by kcr
Thu Aug 02, 2007 4:03 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Near-death experiences
Replies: 42
Views: 3105

xooll wrote:I think the near-death experiences you don't survive are more properly called "death experiences."

I'm new at this.. but.. sig'd.

(Er the rest of the post was clearly intended for another thread. whoops.)
by kcr
Thu Aug 02, 2007 1:48 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lend me a hand, will ya...
Replies: 160
Views: 18411

And just because you are smarter than someone doesn't give you the right to mess with their head or belittle them. When they've chosen to be stupid, yeah, I tend to think it does. I'm pretty sure people don't choose to be stupid. They might choose to act stupid, though. Very true. I know a girl who...
by kcr
Wed Aug 01, 2007 1:32 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: favorite lines/quotes from books
Replies: 286
Views: 115051

favorite lines/quotes from books

There have got to be other people who read a passage or a few lines and just have to sort of pause because of how great it is. Right? I'll start things off, I guess. These aren't necessarily my favorite quotes of all time, just what I have on the computer for some reason or another. Our fathers came...
by kcr
Wed Aug 01, 2007 1:12 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Favorite HP book?
Replies: 32
Views: 7339

__Kit wrote:I like Harry Potter and the Otter/Duck

An underrated classic.

5, 6, 7 are my favorites. But that's probably just because I read them very recently. (I didn't vote in the poll.)
by kcr
Tue Jul 31, 2007 4:03 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Books that you're disappointed in after having finished.
Replies: 212
Views: 31462

Are those letters really big enough to express your disappointment? The Year of Endless Sorrows by Adam Rapp At the end, when there weren't many pages left, and shit kept happening, and the chance for the main character to get any sort of anything good got smaller.. I became more disappointed. Not t...
by kcr
Tue Jul 31, 2007 1:38 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3536151

Regarding group bathroom excursions: can't you hold the door with your hand/knee/foot/shove it shut anyways? Most of the latches in men's rooms don't work either, yet I have no problems keeping them shut. I've done it while in the bathroom companionless. It's kind of awkward. Maybe my arms are just...
by kcr
Tue Jul 31, 2007 1:36 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Airbender and Korra - Shyamalan's Masterpiece Animated
Replies: 1713
Views: 375290

Oh man, I really like this show. It's so much smarter than most cartoons, and heck, most live-action tv. I'm excited for the third season too, but I'm not sure when it starts. There's a preview for it on youtube though.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_yvhgiKK74A&eurl=
by kcr
Mon Jul 30, 2007 10:49 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: ending to harry potter 7 (spoiler)
Replies: 178
Views: 31395

Alicepie: What happend to luna, did she get married who to? J.K. Rowling: She ended up marrying (rather later than Harry & co) a fellow naturalist and grandson of the great Newt Scamander (Rolf)! Well damnit, now I really can't entertain my fantasies of Luna and Neville becoming a quirky but ha...
by kcr
Sun Jul 29, 2007 4:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Change (of the financial variety)
Replies: 45
Views: 4479

In the book Stargirl, one of the characters (er, Stargirl herself) leaves change on the street. Just puts it there.

I keep all my change. Doesn't anyone else like to be able to pay the EXACT cents amount and only get bills back?
by kcr
Sun Jul 29, 2007 4:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Wheelie Shoes!!!
Replies: 56
Views: 5647

The other day in a store I saw a kid skating around in his wheelie shoes and being obnoxious (a few people had to duck out of his way) but then he couldn't stop and he hit the counter. Ha.
by kcr
Fri Jul 27, 2007 4:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Geek humor
Replies: 51
Views: 8127

The best one that comes to mind right now is a guy wearing a shirt that said "got root?"
by kcr
Fri Jul 27, 2007 4:24 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: teaching myself the guitar
Replies: 11
Views: 3151

Thanks, everyone. :)

My dad might be willing to teach/help, but if not there's a teacher at my school who offers cheap lessons in guitar and piano so I could definitely do that.
by kcr
Fri Jul 27, 2007 4:18 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: The Christian "God" & Heaven - Theology questi
Replies: 109
Views: 10980

Pushing aside opinions as to the whole trinity thing, the symbol of the cross is a symbol. The statue of Jesus on the other hand, yeah. I can't help but call that Idolatry as well. Course, many Christians highlight this difference as well. Where Roman Catholics have pictures of Jesus, Marry, etc, m...
by kcr
Fri Jul 27, 2007 4:06 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Mortality
Replies: 75
Views: 10116

I once had a friend who was told that god thought her grandmother was so nice that he/she/god wanted the grandmother to come and be with him/her/god. (Pronouns are tricky things.) Unfortunately, this led the child to believe that if she acted too kindly or was too nice that some powerful being woul...
by kcr
Fri Jul 27, 2007 3:52 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: The Christian "God" & Heaven - Theology questi
Replies: 109
Views: 10980

Pushing aside opinions as to the whole trinity thing, the symbol of the cross is a symbol. The statue of Jesus on the other hand, yeah. I can't help but call that Idolatry as well. Course, many Christians highlight this difference as well. Where Roman Catholics have pictures of Jesus, Marry, etc, m...

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