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by kcr
Sat Sep 15, 2007 2:12 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Across The Universe
Replies: 14
Views: 2385

Across the Universe

Ok so this got a lot of excitement in the trailer thread.. I just saw it tonight and liked it. A lot. Thoughts in a list because a mi me encantan lists.. -The covers of the Beatles songs = excellent. I'm normally not a fan of covers, and Beatles covers particularly, but everyone was a talented singe...
by kcr
Thu Aug 30, 2007 6:03 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Soundtracks
Replies: 48
Views: 6023

Woo! Favorite musicals: Les Miserables (I have 3 different recordings of this -- OBC, OLC, and complete symphonic. The complete symphonic is my favorite just because it has nearly all the music from the show.) A New Brain (William Finn musical that's kind of obscure but SO DAMN GREAT) Avenue Q The L...
by kcr
Wed Aug 29, 2007 5:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3528136

Has anyone ever had an ice cream bar that's cherry garcia (my favorite Ben and Jerry's flavor.. mm) covered in chocolate? I see the pictures of them on ice cream coolers in stores/takeout places sometimes, but they never actually have them. And it's become my quest to eat one because that would just...
by kcr
Tue Aug 28, 2007 4:35 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3528136

I've heard a friend of mine talking about how she's going to "convert" this one (fairly sexy) gay prof. I wanted to laugh. similar stuff As someone with a MONUMENTAL crush on a gay boy, this mindset is completely baffling to me. When I found out, I was just like, "Well.. that sucks. ...
by kcr
Tue Aug 28, 2007 2:26 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Awesome bands that nobody's heard of
Replies: 551
Views: 100736

ICDB wrote:Harry and the Potters?
Around Boston where I'm situated they're relatively popular, but other than that I don't know.

Oh god, all my friends love them. BUT all my friends are Harry Potter nerds.. the sample may be skewed.
by kcr
Tue Aug 28, 2007 1:53 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: So there's this kid in my lunch period...
Replies: 58
Views: 5801

There's this girl in my class who was painfully shy freshman year, and I tried to talk to her a lot. Sometimes she would go along with it but mostly she was still really quiet and didn't talk much/at all. A few months later, she made her own friends. We're not close but we're friendly, and we talk. ...
by kcr
Mon Aug 27, 2007 1:35 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Boy Thread: put a hat on ur butt
Replies: 14355
Views: 1444579

Well, I almost set myself on fire today while barbecuing teriyaki burgers. I think I've filled out my man quota for the day! No, man quota would also require you set someone else on fire. My dad singed his eyebrows grilling once.. he opened the lid and a huge flame wooshed out (yes that is the scie...
by kcr
Mon Aug 27, 2007 1:25 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3528136

I have a jacket from LL Bean (it's about 4 years old but you wouldn't know it... good stuff) which is very warm but unstylish. This past winter, I layered up on hoodies and didn't wear it as much. It uh was an experience haha. Mostly people kept asking why I didn't wear a real coat, and wasn't I fre...
by kcr
Sun Aug 26, 2007 4:52 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Guilty Music Pleasures
Replies: 99
Views: 10850

Oh yeah, No Doubt. I still love No Doubt. Don't Speak still touches me. Which is weird for me - I'm someone who listens to Indie Rock, ProgRock, Classical, Soundtracks, and International... and little more. So Pop-ska is a little out of the blue. Asdlfk what kind of soundtracks? Musical theatre sou...
by kcr
Sat Aug 25, 2007 8:00 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Just when you thought airports couldn't get worse...
Replies: 30
Views: 5092

These agents, who may literally hold your fate in their hands have been given a lofty, Orwellian name: "Behavior Detection Officers." That title is SO DAMN FREAKY. This just seems like a bad idea all around. Ineffective because of all the reasons in the article and in the thread -- plenty...
by kcr
Sat Aug 25, 2007 7:50 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Guilty Music Pleasures
Replies: 99
Views: 10850

People try to make me think that Jason Mraz is guilty pleasure music. Is he? Either way, I unabashedly love him. (His radio singles = bleh, for the record.) Also, lots of random pop music. Like Vanessa Carlton, who I kind of like sometimes. Shh. Recently, the song "Happy for the Rest of Your Li...
by kcr
Sat Aug 25, 2007 7:46 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Awesome bands that nobody's heard of
Replies: 551
Views: 100736

Rilo Kiley for some reason i have their discography (or a good part of it) on my computer. i have not listened to it though, and i didn't download it. You should! The Execution of All Things is one of my favorite albums ever. Their new CD is really different though.. not sure what to think of it ju...
by kcr
Fri Aug 24, 2007 5:15 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Basking in your own brilliance
Replies: 65
Views: 5670

That bugs me about English. Being "eloquent" or something like that is more important than understandability and having good ideas. This totally depends on the teacher and type of class you're taking. My most recent English teacher was a self proclaimed hater of adjectives and adverbs, an...
by kcr
Fri Aug 24, 2007 5:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What's your favorite location in your school or college?
Replies: 70
Views: 5591

There's one part of my school that's really old (the rest has been renovated over the years, but not this part), and I like to hang out there. It's just got a weird feel to it, like all the spaces are really narrow and the stairs are slanted and messed up but my friends and I like it. Also, we use t...
by kcr
Wed Aug 22, 2007 2:46 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Favourite way to win an argument
Replies: 110
Views: 9689

"So's your face." It always makes sense. Did you just see that re-run today too? Best way to win is being right. But sometimes the other person doesn't see you as being right so you have to say something ridiculous to stun them into silence and claim your victory then. Or just .. give up,...
by kcr
Wed Aug 22, 2007 2:40 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Clubbing trends.
Replies: 175
Views: 16739

kcr what do you propose? Well, you could start with eye contact, god forbid . MAYBE even get a little radical and chat with them or something. With 2 girls dancing, there is no better way to approach then 2 guys from behind both girls, and allowing the two girls to judge for each other. They aren't...
by kcr
Wed Aug 22, 2007 2:34 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3528136

I'm curious to hear if any of the other ladies in here do any sports...there was some girls in middle school that played football. And when I was younger I played soccer and basketball with the boys team, cause I was way small at that age to be playing with girls. (granted this was outside of schoo...
by kcr
Wed Aug 22, 2007 2:23 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Clubbing trends.
Replies: 175
Views: 16739

Well ok. I've never been to a club, as I'm underage and even so I wouldn't really be that into it. But your "technique" of approach-n-grind happens at the dancers/mixers I've been to, and while that's not exactly the same environment, it's the same action. My friends, and other girls I kn...
by kcr
Wed Aug 22, 2007 2:11 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Clubbing trends.
Replies: 175
Views: 16739

In any situation it's invasive and obnoxious and pisses off plenty of women. And your friends honestly think girls who perceive random groping/rubbing to be assault are stuck up? Ridiculous. Not the majority, a minority of women, and yes they do. Well ok. I've never been to a club, as I'm underage ...
by kcr
Wed Aug 22, 2007 2:06 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Clubbing trends.
Replies: 175
Views: 16739

No my friends think giving 3 seconds for a girl to run away if she likes is a pretty good way to get consent. They dont' think it sexual assualt. They think girls who think it is don't go to clubs often or are too stuck up. Holy crap. The fact that you wrote this sentence and see no problem with it...
by kcr
Sun Aug 19, 2007 2:23 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Favourite poem(s)?
Replies: 115
Views: 19857

I love love love love Philip Larkin. So much. I like that his poems range from sarcastic ( A Study of Reading Habits or This Be the Verse , although there is more to it them then just the sarcastic bitterness) to absolutely (sometimes sadly) beautiful ( AUBADE! . He's my favorite messed up British w...
by kcr
Sun Aug 19, 2007 2:16 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3528136

Twasbrillig wrote:It's always easier to sleep if someone else is in the bed with you. :wink:

^^

Wow. That was.. helpful.
......
by kcr
Sun Aug 19, 2007 2:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3528136

Also, have you noticed the bisexuality of women on the fora? There are more bi-sexual/-curious women than straight hetero women. With men, it's nearly entirely hetero, less a few. Yeah. I suppose it's because we are Awesome. I really suppose that most things we do/are.. all a result of being Awesom...
by kcr
Fri Aug 17, 2007 10:33 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do YOU make decisions?
Replies: 54
Views: 5305

Angrily. "I found a kitten, can we keep her?" "Of course we goddamned f***ing can! Now bring that f***ing kitten in he before I put my foot through your kidney!" ? I don't know anyone who decides whether to keep kittens in a different way. I'm horrible at decision making, someti...
by kcr
Fri Aug 17, 2007 3:04 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most Embarassing Moments Thread
Replies: 159
Views: 18040

I do a lot of awkward and embarrassing things but I have a pretty high tolerance to actually being embarrassed because of them. And reading this thread, most of them aren't even close to you all's stuff.. Khonsu's story wins. Geez, damn good story. It must've been mortifying at the time but I though...
by kcr
Fri Aug 17, 2007 1:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Siblings
Replies: 60
Views: 5628

If they live on the other side of the country and you never see them and are not raised with them... for all intents and purposes, you're an only child. I agree with this (not that I've got personal experience to back it up...) My good friend has half siblings that are 30+ years older than her, and...
by kcr
Fri Aug 17, 2007 1:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lake or ocean? A lengthy speculation
Replies: 46
Views: 3879

And yet still, I've seen calmer waters that that where we have our boat. Let's see if I've got a picture ... edit: http://djn.homeunix.net/bilder/eikvaag.jpg This is taken roughly from the final 'n' in "Loshavn" in the middle of this map . Oh gosh that's pretty. Er, diverging from the how...
by kcr
Fri Aug 17, 2007 1:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0304: "Nighttime Stories"
Replies: 211
Views: 53865

I haven't read the Ender series (yeah take away my geek card, whatever) but I definitely love the second panel. I can relate to it. :P
by kcr
Thu Aug 16, 2007 9:29 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Strange or even mildly amusing things about your body
Replies: 1607
Views: 193696

My foot hurts. In the arch. It feels like it's being squeezed and if I try to stretch it hurts more. Only in one foot, which is weird. Maybe I smushed it while sleeping or something. (Wtf, Seamonkey spell check is telling me "smushed" is not a word. Lies.) I actually joined so I could shar...
by kcr
Thu Aug 16, 2007 9:26 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I can't decide what should i do with the rest of my life
Replies: 62
Views: 6612

I have two groups of universities: Princeton/William and Mary for physics or Virginia Tech/Olin/Cornell/University of Rochester (although I've heard bad things about U of R. bleh.) for either cmputer science or engineering. This doesn't help much, but I know someone who's studying physics at Willia...
by kcr
Wed Aug 15, 2007 1:06 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3528136

Girlâ„¢ wrote:
kcr wrote:
Girlâ„¢ wrote:Ahem. Did I not clarify myself?

Yes, yes.

At the doctor's today, we talked about the HPV vaccine. Pretty girly.


Did... you just give me the "Yes, yes," brushoff? Suck my cock! (speaking of oral sex...)

No, I meant I agreed with what you'd said.
by kcr
Wed Aug 15, 2007 1:03 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Death Threats
Replies: 54
Views: 4990

In middle school while playing basketball. A girl on the other team said she'd kill me if I didn't stop guarding her. Uh.. And then last year someone in my chem class said they wanted to stab me. Which I take with a large freaking chunk of salt because that girl is nuts but not nuts . I'm queer and ...
by kcr
Wed Aug 15, 2007 1:23 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3528136

I'm scared to shit of needles but I am tempted to get that vaccination. Not a fan of needles either, but I'm probably going to be getting it in a year or two. It just seems like a good idea to me. Or not even good, just logical and common sense. Why not be safe? (Also someone I know was diagnosed w...
by kcr
Wed Aug 15, 2007 1:15 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Sports Scholarships (Split from Politeness)
Replies: 251
Views: 19635

I don't think people who get sports scholarships are undeserving. They're skilled at something and are being rewarded for it, so good for them. We can't say they don't deserve that. What bothers me is when people on athletic scholarships are held to different standards*, and that there aren't as man...
by kcr
Wed Aug 15, 2007 12:33 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I wear glasses now.
Replies: 48
Views: 5559

usually you get some sort of respite by the time you're in your mid to late 20s. then you're fine until you need reading glasses at 40 :? I don't know what age you are, but that's unlikely. If you're not born with bad eyesight, it's usually growth of the eyes that triggers it. Once you're through p...
by kcr
Wed Aug 15, 2007 12:20 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3528136

Ahem. Did I not clarify myself? Depends on the level of condecension and insistance, really. A polite, "Can I help?" even when I OBVIOUSLY DON'T NEED HELP will merit an equally polite, "No, thank you." If he continues to insist on "helping," or says something like, &qu...
by kcr
Tue Aug 14, 2007 3:56 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Favorite fonts
Replies: 60
Views: 5396

d3adf001 wrote:comic sans

NOooooo this font kills my soul.

I'm fond of Georgia. And I downloaded a font called Embossing Tape that looks like.. embossing tape. Or those label makers that punch down stuff. I like it but it's not really suitable for most things.
by kcr
Tue Aug 14, 2007 3:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0302: "Names"
Replies: 131
Views: 31568

I always just ask them how to spell their name. "M-A-R-Y." You know what really sucks, when someone forgets your name and guesses that it's Mary. Yeah, I wasn't quite sure how to react to that one. Another time, I was talking to a guy I'd known for about six months, just chatting, and I k...
by kcr
Mon Aug 13, 2007 5:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3528136

Anyways, new topic. I have a friend who has some sort of fetish/whatever about people saying her name. A few boyfriends ago, she was constantly griping to me about how in conversations he would never say her name, and just refer to her as "you" or something of the sort, while the next guy...
by kcr
Mon Aug 13, 2007 2:55 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I wear glasses now.
Replies: 48
Views: 5559

I wear contacts full time. I'm -4 on both eyes so I'm pretty blind without them. I do also have glasses but those're only for emergencies or situations where contacts are not practical (such as long flights). And mostly for the "I've just taken out my contacts but I realized I still need to do...

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