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by lukkucairi
Fri Aug 03, 2007 3:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I just came to a horrific realization. . . about pudding.
Replies: 84
Views: 7151

I feel so much better for having read this thread :)
by lukkucairi
Fri Aug 03, 2007 1:35 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: what makes a "successful relationship"?
Replies: 60
Views: 7623

Most importantly, I learned that good communication is really important. I also learned that you should actually like each other, but I don't suppose that counts. Am I misunderstanding your definition, or was that relationship a success? Minus that entire experience, you would be less than you are ...
by lukkucairi
Thu Aug 02, 2007 7:52 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: what makes a "successful relationship"?
Replies: 60
Views: 7623

I believe without any one of these three the relationships will fail. yeah, but what's failure? the breakup of the relationship? or could you include relationships that persist despite the fact that they incorporate a lot of stress and sadness? how do you KNOW when you're in a good relationship? e....
by lukkucairi
Thu Aug 02, 2007 6:56 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: what makes a "successful relationship"?
Replies: 60
Views: 7623

Respect and Moderate amounts of time together and apart, always go well when mixed. (assuming the other half of the relationship isn't chemically imbalanced) what if your half of the relationship is chemically unbalanced? does this disqualify you from having a "successful relationship"?
by lukkucairi
Thu Aug 02, 2007 6:54 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Loud Atheism
Replies: 459
Views: 41674

bumper stickers never helped anyone be a better person. there's a real human tendency to split into factions and argue - and this kind of polarization doesn't usually advance anyone's interests. state your case and then move to find consensus. have you been following E. O. Wilson's outreach to the c...
by lukkucairi
Thu Aug 02, 2007 6:46 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: what makes a "successful relationship"?
Replies: 60
Views: 7623

what makes a "successful relationship"?

posting in the polyamory and cheating threads made me begin to wonder - what is this thing, the "successful relationship"? sure, it can take many forms - and it does in cultures all over the world. a couple with an arranged marriage in India may love each other and be very happy and think ...
by lukkucairi
Thu Aug 02, 2007 6:33 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Cheating
Replies: 113
Views: 10374

Cheating to me is not really about the sexual act. It's more of a betrayal of trust. yes. if I'm *considering* sleeping with someone else, I should go talk to the SO. If I've already made up my mind and have to "ask permission" or whatever from my SO, then it's not a question, it's an ult...
by lukkucairi
Thu Aug 02, 2007 5:59 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Polyamory
Replies: 223
Views: 23727

my feeling is that you have to be (a) intelligent (b) incredibly dedicated and (c) a sociological wizard to pull off a successful and stable relationship. charismatic machiavellians are so hard to detect. fix'd nah, sometimes there's just luck with mono relationships ;) fewer variables - easier to ...
by lukkucairi
Thu Aug 02, 2007 5:15 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Near-death experiences
Replies: 42
Views: 3027

hell of a story, Unforgiven :shock: when I was 4 I got knocked down by a huge wave at the beach. I remember being sucked down by an astonishingly powerful undertow, and the feeling of sand ripping through my fingers as I tried to stop myself sliding. then a woman ran up and grabbed my arm and hauled...
by lukkucairi
Thu Aug 02, 2007 3:18 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Polyamory
Replies: 223
Views: 23727

It also doesn't take into account the fact that some people are just toxic to a group, and those people are also sometimes sexy, and thus could be brought into a group like this. my feeling is that you have to be (a) intelligent (b) incredibly dedicated and (c) a sociological wizard to pull off a s...
by lukkucairi
Thu Aug 02, 2007 2:59 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Smart vs. Intelligent
Replies: 62
Views: 7959

IIf you read this could you specify in your post, I am just wondering how many posts go unread/ how many people will read a post on average. specified. I've always been intelligent, but it took work to become smart. I should properly say, smartER. I still don't think I'm that smart ;) I was a high ...
by lukkucairi
Wed Aug 01, 2007 3:53 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lend me a hand, will ya...
Replies: 160
Views: 18087

Jesster wrote:Is it possible to know someone else?


take that further:

is efficient communication actually possible? there's so much noise, so many preconceptions people bring to any discussion. can you ever really construct in someone else's head the same picture that's in yours?
by lukkucairi
Tue Jul 31, 2007 1:32 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: What are you eating?
Replies: 396
Views: 51540

maytag blue cheese

yummy, but makes your breath smell of dead things.
by lukkucairi
Tue Jul 31, 2007 1:31 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Arts Degree
Replies: 20
Views: 3204

TheTankengine wrote:Here in the University of Louisville, the Engineering buildings are on the other side of the street from all that liberal arts crap so I don't have to deal with any of them.


they had us in the same building with the accounting majors.

:shock:
by lukkucairi
Mon Jul 30, 2007 12:29 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Reasons I want to be Rich
Replies: 123
Views: 10169

so I don't have to worry about health insurance.
by lukkucairi
Mon Jul 30, 2007 12:24 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Arts Degree
Replies: 20
Views: 3204

I got a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, concentration in metal and ceramic sculpture. Requirements included basic anatomy (tested by drawing the human skeleton from memory and labeling all the major bones), an 8 hour comprehensive exam with something like 5 in-depth essays and 90 slide IDs encompassin...
by lukkucairi
Sun Jul 29, 2007 2:23 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Geek humor
Replies: 51
Views: 8065

I was walking the dog the other day, and saw this woman wearing a pair of cutoff sweat-shorts with the word BRAT printed on her ass.

The BR was on one cheek and the AT on the other cheek, and I found myself wondering if she knew she was wearing halogens.
by lukkucairi
Sun Jul 29, 2007 2:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Rainy(y?) Stories
Replies: 77
Views: 7935

Thundersnow would be freaking cool. I think I would keep expecting to see huge snowballs hurl down on things though :p actually you're not far off - we got pellet snow with the thunder - little snowballs about 1 or 2 cm in diameter. they're really dense, and they build up so fast you can almost dis...
by lukkucairi
Sun Jul 29, 2007 1:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Ill with change.
Replies: 49
Views: 5163

Oh I love change. I rearrange my room every couple of months or cut my hair or something. I can't stand everything being the same for soooo long. I suppose it's because I spent the first 4 years of my life living in a van with my mum driving everywhere. I loved it. I need another change now in fact...
by lukkucairi
Sun Jul 29, 2007 6:57 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Confidence and Self-Esteem
Replies: 73
Views: 8183

cognitive behavioral therapy? could be worth a shot. also: don't be afraid to be a jackass. I've kicked most of my depression, but it's taken years of effort, most of the time feeling very much as if I were pointlessly blundering around in the dark. keep thrashing, is all I can say. and try to culti...
by lukkucairi
Sun Jul 29, 2007 6:46 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Mortality
Replies: 75
Views: 9844

carry go bring come Death is a weird thing. I haven't had a consistent fear of death during my life, but sometimes it comes on very strong at odd times. When my Dad was dying, and just after he died, I had a very keen sense of just how fragile life is - at any moment, I could keel over from an undet...
by lukkucairi
Sun Jul 29, 2007 6:32 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Rainy(y?) Stories
Replies: 77
Views: 7935

never knew there was such a thang as a moonbow! googled and found this - very cool :) thundersnow is neat as well. last time we had one of those storms, it snowed 24 inches in a night. my ears popped because the pressure dropped so suddenly. been in a few hurricanes - the pressure drop is alarming i...
by lukkucairi
Sun Jul 29, 2007 6:27 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Ill with change.
Replies: 49
Views: 5163

Yeah, I've gotten sick from change. Death, divorce, and moving house are the three biggies. Done them all - usually the constant adrenaline keeps me healthy until the heavy lifting's finished, then I fall apart physically for a couple of weeks while my immune system slips into shock. You shouldn't s...
by lukkucairi
Sat Jul 28, 2007 8:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3405
Views: 780635

I dreamed my ex was coming to find me. I dreamed I was driving a huge pickup truck, and stopped at a roadside stand where they were giving away unwanted papillon dogs. I got one named Gina. Later on, Stephen Colbert tried to stop me at a roadblock. He disapproved of Gina but let me go. I found my SO...
by lukkucairi
Fri Jul 27, 2007 7:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3405
Views: 780635

I dreamed about a girl I went to school with when I was 12. she came up and gave me monkey pox.
by lukkucairi
Fri Jul 27, 2007 5:05 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: A strange spoon
Replies: 35
Views: 4119

PatrickRsGhost wrote:
The Tick wrote:SPOON!


ferventer vestite!
by lukkucairi
Fri Jul 27, 2007 5:03 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Cognitive Dissonance
Replies: 44
Views: 5631

culture shock = quality cognitive dissonance

lucid dreaming is fun, too :D
by lukkucairi
Tue Jul 24, 2007 4:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thinking
Replies: 73
Views: 10273

Give you an example; show you what I mean: suppose you're thinkin' about a plate o' shrimp. Suddenly someone'll say, like, plate, or shrimp, or plate o' shrimp out of the blue, no explanation. No point in lookin' for one, either. It's all part of a cosmic unconciousness. rock on. sometimes I know I...
by lukkucairi
Mon Jul 23, 2007 4:16 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Guilty Pleasures
Replies: 108
Views: 12173

gerry rafferty - baker street

chuck mangione - feels so good

ELEVATOR MUSIC, DUDE.
by lukkucairi
Mon Jul 23, 2007 4:13 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: hall of win
Replies: 72
Views: 7337

salvador dali

siddhartha gautama

niccolo machiavelli

lao tzu

augusten burroughs

marcel duchamp

hieronymous bosch
by lukkucairi
Sat Jul 21, 2007 11:33 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Klepto Bastards
Replies: 108
Views: 11765

we had the stereo jacked from our beater '98 civic. ruined the dash and also ruined the stereo they stole by ripping all the damn wires out of the back of it. so basically they trashed our car for no reason at all jackass meth-head amateurs. I sware. now we have a new stereo in the old beater, still...
by lukkucairi
Sat Jul 21, 2007 11:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Favourite Cereal
Replies: 87
Views: 8744

__Kit wrote:I didn't know people liked cereal so much...


cereal is a religion.

apocralypse wrote:
*off topic* i LOVE LOVE LOVE goat and sheep cheese. it is so yummy.


I love goat cheese too - but the milk took a little gettin' used to on cereal! now I don't taste the diff.
by lukkucairi
Sat Jul 21, 2007 8:01 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Words you love.
Replies: 680
Views: 139678

broughtupcy

grabalicious

wex

boongie

chickcharnee

yahoe


+10 points for culture of origin on these
by lukkucairi
Sat Jul 21, 2007 7:56 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Favourite Cereal
Replies: 87
Views: 8744

husband's lactose intolerant and I have an allergy to cow's milk, therefore lactaid and goat's milk in the fridge. when I was a kid I went through a Boo Berry stage. seriously, Boo Berry? and my mom bought that shit for me? it turned the milk blue! that's GOT to be healthy! now I eat healthy granola...
by lukkucairi
Fri Jul 20, 2007 11:00 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Crucial Context
Replies: 6
Views: 1667

Re: Crucial Context

"Decision on abortion" *Endless weighing of pros and cons and still no clear answer, get hungry again and eats.*' "Decision on abortion" imho a waste of processing time unless you're inconveniently knocked up, have inconveniently knocked someone else up, or are incubating/have c...
by lukkucairi
Fri Jul 20, 2007 10:47 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: What is hell? Designated 'Hell' Topic
Replies: 90
Views: 12516

Mighty Jalapeno wrote:Manitoba.


I would have said Nebraska.

Hell is what's inside your head when your neurotransmitters are whacked into a bad configuration.
by lukkucairi
Fri Jul 20, 2007 8:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Demographics Here?
Replies: 60
Views: 7594

My dad was a partner at an accounting firm - three university degrees of one stripe or other. Born and raised in Scotland. My mom went to college because it was "fun" and dropped out after 2 years because she preferred being a secretary. Born and raised in the Bahamas. I was IQ tested in g...
by lukkucairi
Fri Jul 20, 2007 8:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3405
Views: 780635

I dreamed that all my ferns died.

And then I dreamed that I ruined the stylus that goes with my tablet.

I seem to be stressed out, for some reason.
by lukkucairi
Tue Jul 17, 2007 7:01 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Moving advice
Replies: 14
Views: 2343

veteran mover here. done transatlantic three times, cross-continent twice, and inter- and intra-city more times than I care to calculate right now. my recommendation for the first leg: roof rack the excess to your parents' house. if you can't roof rack it, see if you can rent a small U-Haul trailer ...
by lukkucairi
Tue Jul 17, 2007 4:06 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Label yourself (generalize with abandon)
Replies: 101
Views: 11083

I check the "other" box a lot.



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