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

Postby Oregonaut » Fri Dec 03, 2010 8:58 pm UTC

I'm back from punching McCarthy in the dick, again.
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby Sandry » Fri Dec 03, 2010 8:59 pm UTC

Also really beautiful is getting Voltaire - Ex Lover's Lover in my head and singing along with that out loud in public.

Spoiler:
Three heavy stones
Keep it from floating,
Weigh it down to the bottom
Food for the fishes and
I know that it won't be discovered
For I will be careful
So very careful

What if it doesn't rain for days
And the river is reduced to its muddy bed?
With a corpse exposed I would work in haste and
I might bury the bones in a shallow grave
And the rain comes and moves
Rocks and the stones
Washes away all the dirt and the mudflows,
Bones are exposed and well
You know how that goes!

I wait for the day when I'll finally defile
The bodies of my ex-lover's lovers
I'll pile high to the sky
The bodies of my ex-lover's lovers
Die die die die die die
Die die die die die die die
Watch them die

I saw you with him
You looked so happy
All of that can change
For I am so lonely
And I have lots of time
To send you straight to the Devil-
I'm taking my time
To plan your demise

What if I were to cut you up
And mail each part to a different town?
It would take the most brilliant private eye
The rest of his life
Just to put you together
A piece in each mailbox all over the planet
From Moscow to Tokyo to Guadalajara.

I wait for the day when I'll finally defile
The bodies of my ex-lover's lovers.
I'll pile high to the sky
The bodies of my ex-lover's lovers
I wait for the day when I'll finally destroy
The bodies of my ex-lover's lovers.
I'll pile high to the sky
The bodies of my ex-lover's lovers
Die die die die die die
Die die die die die die die
Watch them die

I saw you with him
You looked so happy
That will never change
Because I know myself too well
I don't have the courage
To carry out my dreams
And only there will I see them

Die die die die die die
Die die die die die die die
Watch them die
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby pseudoidiot » Fri Dec 03, 2010 9:01 pm UTC

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

Postby Oregonaut » Fri Dec 03, 2010 9:03 pm UTC

Sandry wrote:Also really beautiful is getting Voltaire - Ex Lover's Lover in my head and singing along with that out loud in public.

Spoiler:
Three heavy stones
Keep it from floating,
Weigh it down to the bottom
Food for the fishes and
I know that it won't be discovered
For I will be careful
So very careful

What if it doesn't rain for days
And the river is reduced to its muddy bed?
With a corpse exposed I would work in haste and
I might bury the bones in a shallow grave
And the rain comes and moves
Rocks and the stones
Washes away all the dirt and the mudflows,
Bones are exposed and well
You know how that goes!

I wait for the day when I'll finally defile
The bodies of my ex-lover's lovers
I'll pile high to the sky
The bodies of my ex-lover's lovers
Die die die die die die
Die die die die die die die
Watch them die

I saw you with him
You looked so happy
All of that can change
For I am so lonely
And I have lots of time
To send you straight to the Devil-
I'm taking my time
To plan your demise

What if I were to cut you up
And mail each part to a different town?
It would take the most brilliant private eye
The rest of his life
Just to put you together
A piece in each mailbox all over the planet
From Moscow to Tokyo to Guadalajara.

I wait for the day when I'll finally defile
The bodies of my ex-lover's lovers.
I'll pile high to the sky
The bodies of my ex-lover's lovers
I wait for the day when I'll finally destroy
The bodies of my ex-lover's lovers.
I'll pile high to the sky
The bodies of my ex-lover's lovers
Die die die die die die
Die die die die die die die
Watch them die

I saw you with him
You looked so happy
That will never change
Because I know myself too well
I don't have the courage
To carry out my dreams
And only there will I see them

Die die die die die die
Die die die die die die die
Watch them die

You see, you could get away with that. People would call the cops on me.
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby broken_escalator » Fri Dec 03, 2010 9:06 pm UTC

People scare me when they sneak up to my office door and comment on my whiteboard doodle. Usually I don't hear them and they startle me out of my work. I don't mind complements or comments, but sometimes it really gets the blood rushing :shock:

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

Postby RetSpline » Fri Dec 03, 2010 10:00 pm UTC

Huzzah! I finally got paid for work I did a few weeks ago! Time to cash it, then withdraw all of the money so I can start paying off my debts and fill up my gas tank.

Maybe once this is all over I'll finally have more than $.30 in my bank account.

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

Postby Oregonaut » Fri Dec 03, 2010 10:08 pm UTC

I just heard someone refer to Kwanzaa as "that invented holiday". I chuckled. They then asked why I chuckled, to which I replied, "You do realize that at some point they "invented" a celebration, or "mass" to worship "Christ". Hence, "Christ's Mass". Or, "Christmas". So, referring to something as an "invented holiday" is funny to me.

They weren't amused.
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby broken_escalator » Fri Dec 03, 2010 10:11 pm UTC

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Good ole futurama. Oooh. I just noticed they spelled Kwanzaa as Kwanza, hmm.

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

Postby Sir_Elderberry » Fri Dec 03, 2010 10:23 pm UTC

Might I present to the fora, my finals hat?
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby The Cat » Fri Dec 03, 2010 10:39 pm UTC

I don't like this thread anymore. :(


:( pours chfan more nog. 8)

Might I present to the fora, my finals hat?


My complements.

Also really beautiful is getting Voltaire - Ex Lover's Lover in my head and singing along with that out loud in public.

Spoiler:


Are you "PISSED" from URCR?
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby fizzgig » Fri Dec 03, 2010 10:41 pm UTC

RetSpline wrote:Huzzah! I finally got paid for work I did a few weeks ago! Time to cash it, then withdraw all of the money so I can start paying off my debts and fill up my gas tank.

Maybe once this is all over I'll finally have more than $.30 in my bank account.


Is getting paid by cheque (or check, as you may prefer to spell it) the norm in America?

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

Postby podbaydoor » Fri Dec 03, 2010 10:44 pm UTC

Check or direct deposit.

Chfan needs more egg nog.
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby Sir_Elderberry » Fri Dec 03, 2010 10:47 pm UTC

fizzgig wrote:
RetSpline wrote:Huzzah! I finally got paid for work I did a few weeks ago! Time to cash it, then withdraw all of the money so I can start paying off my debts and fill up my gas tank.

Maybe once this is all over I'll finally have more than $.30 in my bank account.


Is getting paid by cheque (or check, as you may prefer to spell it) the norm in America?

What do they do in Australia? I'm confused, since "paycheck" is so synonymous with getting paid for work here. (Direct deposit and such notwithstanding.)
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby RetSpline » Fri Dec 03, 2010 11:03 pm UTC

So apparently, as long as it's under $500 you can cash a check written to someone with a different name from the one on your account, or at least if only the last name is different.

Good to know, Ms. Bank Teller.

fizzgig wrote:
RetSpline wrote:Huzzah! I finally got paid for work I did a few weeks ago! Time to cash it, then withdraw all of the money so I can start paying off my debts and fill up my gas tank.

Maybe once this is all over I'll finally have more than $.30 in my bank account.


Is getting paid by cheque (or check, as you may prefer to spell it) the norm in America?
I don't really know, this wasn't "real" work with a proper job and all. I just helped some family friends set up the website for their business, and it's probably more feasible (and legal?) to mail a check as opposed to some bills.

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

Postby suffer-cait » Fri Dec 03, 2010 11:05 pm UTC

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

Postby Oregonaut » Fri Dec 03, 2010 11:08 pm UTC

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

Postby podbaydoor » Fri Dec 03, 2010 11:15 pm UTC

I just spilled water down my front minutes before I'm suppose to go film the Christmas tree lighting ceremony. I fail at life forever.
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby Thesh » Fri Dec 03, 2010 11:20 pm UTC

That's why I don't wear clothes.
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby Sandry » Fri Dec 03, 2010 11:24 pm UTC

podbaydoor wrote:I just spilled water down my front minutes before I'm suppose to go film the Christmas tree lighting ceremony. I fail at life forever.

Nah, not forever. Only for the amount of time it'll take to dry! ;)

I should probably stop "helping."

At least it was just water and not, say, tomato juice.
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby Briareos » Fri Dec 03, 2010 11:38 pm UTC

podbaydoor wrote:I just spilled water down my front minutes before I'm suppose to go film the Christmas tree lighting ceremony. I fail at life forever.
Thesh wrote:That's why I don't wear clothes.
That's why I don't go to Christmas tree lighting ceremonies.
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby Thesh » Fri Dec 03, 2010 11:46 pm UTC

Because they arrest you for not wearing clothes?
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby Briareos » Fri Dec 03, 2010 11:51 pm UTC

I'm all, "Come on, man! Jesus isn't wearing clothes."
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby Magnanimous » Sat Dec 04, 2010 12:02 am UTC

Clothes: If they're good enough for Jesus, they're good enough for us.

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

Postby Thesh » Sat Dec 04, 2010 12:04 am UTC

Man went naked for millions of years, I say we go back to that trend and let natural selection handle the rest.
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby You, sir, name? » Sat Dec 04, 2010 12:14 am UTC

Thesh wrote:Man went naked for millions of years, I say we go back to that trend and let natural selection handle the rest.


Uh, man is only some odd 100,000 years old.
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby Thesh » Sat Dec 04, 2010 12:19 am UTC

Depends on how you define man. If you mean Homo Sapiens, yes, but the Homo genus dates back a couple million years.
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby PhoenixEnigma » Sat Dec 04, 2010 12:22 am UTC

Quick, informal poll: How many people here use OTT-broadcast media (Netflix, Hulu, Boxee, Google TV, on-demand stuff like that) as a regular part of their media consumption?
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby Thesh » Sat Dec 04, 2010 12:23 am UTC

Me me me. Netflix through my 360 is my primary source of movies.
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby Oregonaut » Sat Dec 04, 2010 1:23 am UTC

I watches the Hulu
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby Josephine » Sat Dec 04, 2010 1:29 am UTC

Not me. I barely watch anything at all, and when I do, it's usually in the form of a torrented movie.
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby TaintedDeity » Sat Dec 04, 2010 1:35 am UTC

Sandry wrote:Also really beautiful is getting Voltaire - Ex Lover's Lover in my head and singing along with that out loud in public.

Spoiler:
Three heavy stones
Keep it from floating,
Weigh it down to the bottom
Food for the fishes and
I know that it won't be discovered
For I will be careful
So very careful

What if it doesn't rain for days
And the river is reduced to its muddy bed?
With a corpse exposed I would work in haste and
I might bury the bones in a shallow grave
And the rain comes and moves
Rocks and the stones
Washes away all the dirt and the mudflows,
Bones are exposed and well
You know how that goes!

I wait for the day when I'll finally defile
The bodies of my ex-lover's lovers
I'll pile high to the sky
The bodies of my ex-lover's lovers
Die die die die die die
Die die die die die die die
Watch them die

I saw you with him
You looked so happy
All of that can change
For I am so lonely
And I have lots of time
To send you straight to the Devil-
I'm taking my time
To plan your demise

What if I were to cut you up
And mail each part to a different town?
It would take the most brilliant private eye
The rest of his life
Just to put you together
A piece in each mailbox all over the planet
From Moscow to Tokyo to Guadalajara.

I wait for the day when I'll finally defile
The bodies of my ex-lover's lovers.
I'll pile high to the sky
The bodies of my ex-lover's lovers
I wait for the day when I'll finally destroy
The bodies of my ex-lover's lovers.
I'll pile high to the sky
The bodies of my ex-lover's lovers
Die die die die die die
Die die die die die die die
Watch them die

I saw you with him
You looked so happy
That will never change
Because I know myself too well
I don't have the courage
To carry out my dreams
And only there will I see them

Die die die die die die
Die die die die die die die
Watch them die
Oh fuck, not again. This was stuck in my head for weeks over the exam period at school.
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby The Cat » Sat Dec 04, 2010 1:44 am UTC

Quick, informal poll: How many people here use OTT-broadcast media (Netflix, Hulu, Boxee, Google TV, on-demand stuff like that) as a regular part of their media consumption?


I do. If I watch T.V., it's usually DVR. I can't stand sitting through commercials. I just can't do it. 9min. reduction is nice. Especially if it's a horrible ad running over and over. Much prefer product placement. I'd love to see shows run on 100% product placement. Hosts must cringe at the thought. Imagine it would be tough to hit on all the features and benefits. Positive light less benefits or annoyance with more benefits?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Inscky6EyQ8
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby podbaydoor » Sat Dec 04, 2010 1:45 am UTC

I don't have Internet at home. Or cable. Or a television set. Or a working disk drive.

I read books.
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Postby SurgicalSteel » Sat Dec 04, 2010 1:53 am UTC

podbaydoor wrote:I don't have Internet at home. Or cable. Or a television set. Or a working disk drive.

I read books.
A ... book? Wait, I think I have one of those!
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby Briareos » Sat Dec 04, 2010 1:58 am UTC

podbaydoor wrote:I don't have Internet at home. Or cable. Or a television set. Or a working disk drive.

I read books.
I do have those things, but I also read books.
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Postby The Cat » Sat Dec 04, 2010 2:01 am UTC

I like the readers digest version.

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Postby nehpest » Sat Dec 04, 2010 2:08 am UTC

I love used-books stores.

Bought: 8 books and a tote.
Spent: $6
Christmas shopping: 40% complete
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby fizzgig » Sat Dec 04, 2010 3:00 am UTC

Sir_Elderberry wrote:
fizzgig wrote:
RetSpline wrote:Huzzah! I finally got paid for work I did a few weeks ago! Time to cash it, then withdraw all of the money so I can start paying off my debts and fill up my gas tank.

Maybe once this is all over I'll finally have more than $.30 in my bank account.


Is getting paid by cheque (or check, as you may prefer to spell it) the norm in America?

What do they do in Australia? I'm confused, since "paycheck" is so synonymous with getting paid for work here. (Direct deposit and such notwithstanding.)


Direct deposit generally (or cash in hand if you're trying to avoid Mr Taxman or Centrelink...) We don't really use cheques at all. If I was doing work for family, like in Retspline's case, they'd transfer the money directly to my account.

The word "paycheck" still means pay here (although I think people would be more likely to just use "pay" as a noun), I was just curious that there was an actual cheque involved in this case.

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

Postby rrwoods » Sat Dec 04, 2010 8:32 am UTC

Kwanzaa kind of is "that invented holiday" though. From http://media.www.brookhavencourier.com/ ... 0412.shtml -
Created by Dr. Maulana Karenga in 1966, Kwanzaa is often described as a holiday celebrating everyone African.

Karenga's goal was to " ... give blacks an alternative to the existing holiday and give blacks an opportunity to celebrate themselves and history, rather than simply imitate the practice of the dominant society."

In other words it was made to give blacks something to celebrate.

Don't get me wrong, I got no beef with Kwanzaa. I see why some might think it's a tad silly, but I do sillier things.
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Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Postby You, sir, name? » Sat Dec 04, 2010 11:25 am UTC

Diabetes Care. 1994 Oct;17(10):1225.

"[...] To develop a mathematical model for the determination of total areas under curves from various metabolic studies. [...] the total area under a curve is computed by dividing the area under the curve between two designated values on the X-axis (abscissas) into small segments (rectangles and triangles) whose areas can be accurately calculated from their respective geometrical formulas. The total sum of these individual areas thus represents the total area under the curve. Validity of the model is established by comparing total areas obtained from this model to these same areas obtained from graphic method (less than +/- 0.4%)."

And this isn't just some fringe article that got accepted by a fluke, it's being cited. So many times. It's dubbed "Tai's model". Just... what the fuck?! (To those who have forgotten, they've basically invented this stuff from elementary calculus)
I edit my posts a lot and sometimes the words wrong order words appear in sentences get messed up.


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