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by lukkucairi
Tue Jul 17, 2007 3:53 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3484458

hermaj wrote:
Girlâ„¢ wrote:I AM SO LATE TO THIS THREAD. :o

Does anyone else get intestinal troubles along with Shark Week crap? Every now and then, I get terrible gas cramps along with the muscle cramps.


Every single friggin' month.


yer not kidding.

*farty noises*

yay. womanhood. :shock:
by lukkucairi
Mon Jul 16, 2007 10:39 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Is there such a thing as "bad" art?
Replies: 50
Views: 6747

I graduated with a BFA - this makes me particularly unqualified to talk about art :) There's art made for people, and there's art made for artists and critics. I don't have a lot of time for the latter. Sometime in the middle of the 20th century (I'm blaming PoMo) the public got cut out of the loop,...
by lukkucairi
Mon Jul 16, 2007 10:12 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Homosexuality (Yay blunt titles)
Replies: 218
Views: 20082

Bakemaster wrote: it's easy to understand lesbian attraction (we both like the same thing, more or less)


meet many bulldykes? :wink:
by lukkucairi
Mon Jul 16, 2007 9:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3484458

I just wanted to tell the world what hideous menstrual cramps I'm having right now.

URGH.
by lukkucairi
Mon Jul 16, 2007 2:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Homosexuality (Yay blunt titles)
Replies: 218
Views: 20082

Is narcissist a clinical term? (Seriously, i'm not being facetious) Yep - off topic since it's not strictly sexual. Compare to Machiavellianism and tell me if you can see similar personality trends in famous politicans :wink: Back on topic - I'm bi female, though I'm in a committed hetero monogamou...
by lukkucairi
Mon Jul 16, 2007 2:04 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I'm Not Fat, I'm Big-Boned!
Replies: 476
Views: 40992

Learn to not eat. done that - it sucks :( I have no idea how to change my body shape without worsening my manic-depressive tendencies. Usually what happens: I get into a feedback loop where I'm focusing really intently on something and forget to eat, which changes my brain chemistry which allows me...
by lukkucairi
Mon Jul 16, 2007 3:50 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I'm Not Fat, I'm Big-Boned!
Replies: 476
Views: 40992

In. 5'8" I have a set point at 143 lbs, one at 155, and one at 168. Guess where I am now :? In the past I've gotten down to either of the lower two points via mindfreak bipolar inability to eat. I would dearly love to achieve this while sane. My weight distributes mostly around my hips and thig...
by lukkucairi
Sat Jul 14, 2007 4:30 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3484458

Mighty Jalapeno wrote: However, if you can find a girl who likes reading the Weekly World News out loud, you've found a winner.


hm. I am, apparently, a winner :wink:
by lukkucairi
Fri Jul 13, 2007 2:16 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How (and how fast) do you type?
Replies: 94
Views: 11386

touch typing, 75 wpm when last tested.
by lukkucairi
Fri Jul 13, 2007 2:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3484458

last word about the Persona - used properly, it's up in the high 90%s in efficacy (i.e. better than the sponge, some other methods)... (at least according to the studies cited on the box...) the rhythm method (sans calculator) is inherently far more risky. I would not recommend it. if I were not in ...
by lukkucairi
Fri Jul 13, 2007 5:58 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3484458

[Told me nobody'd give a 19 year old nulliparous woman an IUD. After wanting one for like, five years, I managed to connect with a doctor who'd give me one at a time when I could afford one. They can be up to $600(US) depending on your insurance. I've had it for a year and every time I think about ...
by lukkucairi
Fri Jul 13, 2007 5:43 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3484458

god, I was on the pill for over 12 years. finally got off it a few years ago, and it was hell getting my cycles regulated again. HELL. it was like puberty all over again, zits and all, at age 30. now I finally know my cycle, my cycle knows me, and nothing could induce me to use a hormonal birth cont...
by lukkucairi
Fri Jul 13, 2007 5:25 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Psychology: Is it a real science?
Replies: 195
Views: 34003

Why do I feel like I'm reading a Scientology website? I'm wondering the same thing. saying psychiatry is invalid because of abuses perpetrated in its name in the past is like saying medical science is invalid because 200 years ago doctors would slash your wrist and drain off blood to try to cure yo...
by lukkucairi
Thu Jul 12, 2007 5:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2812798

confession: I just remembered that when I was a small kid, I fed a potato-chip bag to an ostrich at the zoo. not on purpose, precisely - I was feeding chips to the ostrich (which I probably wasn't supposed to do) and the damn thing snatched the whole bag out of my hand and ate it. at the time I thou...
by lukkucairi
Thu Jul 12, 2007 5:24 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Photoshop is the greatest application EVER CREATED.
Replies: 46
Views: 5703

reading Jalapeno's description of the story was bad enough. eurgh.

the pic is cool. i like it.

I have been wrestling with PS for the past two hours, and am about to shoot myself in the head. nothing to do with the application, just my lack of inspiration.

gah.
by lukkucairi
Thu Jul 12, 2007 2:50 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Suicide (Re-named)
Replies: 209
Views: 55202

Even with pain, I don't mind it, its a different emotion, the only reason i don't cut myself and stuff, is because good emotions are alot easier to come by and are more accessable. So I eat chocolate. This is the crux of the difference. People who are depressed to the point of suicide can't find go...
by lukkucairi
Thu Jul 12, 2007 1:27 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Gender Confirmation
Replies: 325
Views: 34690

I feel most manly when I hurt myself with power tools. I feel most womanly when PMS inflates my boobs to an unfeasible size and makes me want to rip the heads off a six pack of orphaned kittens. On balance, maybe I prefer "manly" :wink: I would like to hear more about this boob inflation,...
by lukkucairi
Thu Jul 12, 2007 4:52 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Comparing pain (not related to S&M. Yet?)
Replies: 32
Views: 5504

I'm pretty sure that's not normal, but it's working. It's not normal. At least friends and parents are supposed to be supportive. What good are friends if you can't break down once in a while and have them pick you up? And the other way around of course. "normal" isn't the operative conce...
by lukkucairi
Wed Jul 11, 2007 9:28 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Comparing pain (not related to S&M. Yet?)
Replies: 32
Views: 5504

I understand your point, but I still feel that if you can get the people affected by a possible suicide to be supportive of your decision, pain meets its end. Snip the rope, nowhere for the energy to go. that would take an entire culture and a bunch of historical precedent. 'less you live in feudal...
by lukkucairi
Wed Jul 11, 2007 8:02 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: eating meat
Replies: 1333
Views: 146411

Now why cows? They're pretty damn dumb. they wouldn't survive very long without people to tend them and keep away the predators, either. an adjunct question that could be split from this thread is, "is domestication moral?" on topic, though - cows (and sheep, specifically) are pretty lack...
by lukkucairi
Wed Jul 11, 2007 7:49 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Comparing pain (not related to S&M. Yet?)
Replies: 32
Views: 5504

I believe that the best thing you can be to a friend is supportive. It might show them that there is good in the world, and part of life is looking hard enough to find it. The worst effects of suicide is reserved for the people left behind, and knowing that, if suicide is the choice you decide to m...
by lukkucairi
Wed Jul 11, 2007 7:36 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: eating meat
Replies: 1333
Views: 146411

I respect that approach, although I take it a little further. If dogs are your list, consider also pigs horses humans. If parrots are on your list, consider also cows. (Parrots are better at language than many other animals, but intelligence isn't just about language.) ooh, parrots are cunning litt...
by lukkucairi
Wed Jul 11, 2007 7:01 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: eating meat
Replies: 1333
Views: 146411

Assorted other clever birds I just wanted to point out: chickens = unclever! domestic turkeys are also pretty lacking in intelligence. wild turkeys are cunning, though...but they taste better :wink: I have killed and eaten conch - I'd say only about 1 in 7 are actually aware that they're being kill...
by lukkucairi
Wed Jul 11, 2007 4:34 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Comparing pain (not related to S&M. Yet?)
Replies: 32
Views: 5504

What would you tell her? ⋅  If you feel so bad, maybe you should just kill yourself and get it over with. ⋅  "Suck it up." ⋅  Your problems are, comparatively, nowhere near as bad as those experienced by other people, who nevertheless cope better than you do....
by lukkucairi
Wed Jul 11, 2007 4:23 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: eating meat
Replies: 1333
Views: 146411

Belial wrote:So I'll be swinging the other way: mammals and birds, fine, but no sea creatures.


last I heard, farmed catfish and tilapia were OK-ish environmentally and didn't have high heavy metal content like seafish.

god, I love me some seafood though. catfish is so bland.
by lukkucairi
Wed Jul 11, 2007 2:33 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Less than desireable roommate habits.
Replies: 54
Views: 6369

I lived in a dorm when I was a teenager, and the alarm clock thing happened all the time. One day the girls across the hall left their alarm on, and the clock radio developed a short and caught on fire. I have never really trusted alarm clock radios since then. In other hideous roommate experiences ...
by lukkucairi
Wed Jul 11, 2007 2:26 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: eating meat
Replies: 1333
Views: 146411

He knows where meat comes from... he's actually pet the cows that would, in a few weeks, become hamburgers at our house. he knows they go off, get killed, get de-skinned (naked meat!), and then comes back in little brown wrappers, which I then barbecue (he loves ribs now!) I explain that the cows w...
by lukkucairi
Wed Jul 11, 2007 1:51 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Comparing pain (not related to S&M. Yet?)
Replies: 32
Views: 5504

On the other hand, three days ago, my Girlfriend of 6 months, which is hardly very long at all, and I broke up. While I didn't think It would hit me so hard, I'm completely torn up to the point of becoming unable to function normaly on a day to day basis. I can't talk to anyone about it, as I was '...
by lukkucairi
Tue Jul 10, 2007 5:04 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Comparing pain (not related to S&M. Yet?)
Replies: 32
Views: 5504

This is always something I've felt uncomfortable talking about, since anytime I open up to describe emotional pain, things that have happened in my life, I am invariably told by the other person (parents, friends, teachers, wife, doctor, etc) that it wasn't that bad, that I should get over it, that...
by lukkucairi
Sun Jul 08, 2007 8:04 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Gender Confirmation
Replies: 325
Views: 34690

I feel most manly when I hurt myself with power tools.

I feel most womanly when PMS inflates my boobs to an unfeasible size and makes me want to rip the heads off a six pack of orphaned kittens.

On balance, maybe I prefer "manly" :wink:
by lukkucairi
Sun Jul 08, 2007 7:57 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Book habits
Replies: 73
Views: 11825

If I'm unsure whether I want to buy a book that looks interesting but about which I know nothing, I'll crack it open and read a random page. If that catches me, I'll buy the book. usually I read for 10 mins before bed, if I don't get a chance any other time of the day. while I'm reading sometimes my...
by lukkucairi
Sun Jul 08, 2007 7:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Unistable Polyhedron!
Replies: 7
Views: 2241

I intend to build one out of cereal box cardboard, just as soon as I finish this unfeasibly large paper mache duck.
by lukkucairi
Sun Jul 08, 2007 7:53 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Cheese- Yes, No, Maybe so?
Replies: 101
Views: 18600

one word:

gjetost :D
by lukkucairi
Sat Jul 07, 2007 12:11 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Unistable Polyhedron!
Replies: 7
Views: 2241

Unistable Polyhedron!

I found this, and I want one!

This is also a very cool object.

so can you make a unistable (self-righting) polyhedron out of cereal-box cardboard? it's gotta be doable!
by lukkucairi
Fri Jul 06, 2007 9:26 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What's your favorite number?
Replies: 81
Views: 10268

by lukkucairi
Fri Jul 06, 2007 5:29 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The execution of all things (previously a hard question)
Replies: 35
Views: 4784

see, now otter/duck is at 47%. the magic moment has passed, alas.

I'm setting my watch by the Great White Handkerchief.
by lukkucairi
Fri Jul 06, 2007 2:23 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The execution of all things (previously a hard question)
Replies: 35
Views: 4784

otter/duck @ 42% FTW :D
by lukkucairi
Fri Jul 06, 2007 1:56 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3406
Views: 782477

I dreamed I got a Denis Leary album titled "Cedar Cake", which featured a picture of him on the cover wearing kids clothes and leaning tiredly against the wall of a trashed living room at Christmastime, with "Twelve Days To Go" spray painted on the wall behind him. Then I watche...
by lukkucairi
Thu Jul 05, 2007 7:31 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Best for pain? (ooooowwww - that hurts!)
Replies: 44
Views: 5902

Mindfulness meditation has helped so much since then. It isn't for everyone. But it was great for me. I was going to say, meditation... A couple of times in my life I've had really exquisite, mindblowing, satori-inducing pain (tonsillectomy, age 30; stingray whip to left ankle, age 17) with the ton...
by lukkucairi
Thu Jul 05, 2007 7:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Odd Habits
Replies: 84
Views: 11812

deadly penguin wrote:
And I pluck out some eye lashes every hour or so (though it doesn't hurt)


I do that too - and put them between the pages of the book I'm reading.

I have a problem throwing away my eyelashes.

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