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by Fail
Fri Oct 26, 2007 3:52 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Songs that define you today
Replies: 13
Views: 2321

Re: Songs that define you today

New Slang is an exceptional song, and it was what I was coming into this post to respond with. I'll select "So Says I" by the Shins. An address to the golden door I was strumming on a stone again Pulling teeth from the pimps of gore when hatched A tragic opera in my mind... And it told of ...
by Fail
Thu Oct 25, 2007 1:32 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Rising voice inflection to indicate a question?
Replies: 68
Views: 14594

Re: Rising voice inflection to indicate a question

I think it's not that it travelled from one language to the next as it is that all languages, both of humans and of animals, rely upon pitch as one of the main mechanisms of communication. It seems natural that the change in inflection is used to indicate a question because it IS natural.
by Fail
Thu Jul 19, 2007 8:45 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Words you love.
Replies: 680
Views: 129360

Miasma, 'cause the emo kids use it wrong.
by Fail
Thu Jul 19, 2007 8:42 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: I will never admit...
Replies: 102
Views: 14642

Phenriz wrote:how long did Ony take with 4 people?


About 15 minutes, most of the time spent was in phase 2 since our only range was one hunter and my throwing weapon.
by Fail
Thu Jul 19, 2007 4:13 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Katamari Damacy!
Replies: 23
Views: 4995

In before mailbox jokes.
by Fail
Thu Jul 19, 2007 4:12 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: I will never admit...
Replies: 102
Views: 14642

So this thread made me step it up on the WoW scale a bit, me and some close friends all ran ZG with 5 people at 70, and it was hilarious. We were all chillin' out on vent and just having a good time, and that's what it should be about. Tony the Tigerboss was 4 manned, by the way. It was awesome. he...
by Fail
Thu Jul 19, 2007 2:59 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Most Bogus Gaming moments.
Replies: 179
Views: 20645

Gears of War on Insane Co-Op.
by Fail
Thu Jul 19, 2007 2:58 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: I will never admit...
Replies: 102
Views: 14642

So this thread made me step it up on the WoW scale a bit, me and some close friends all ran ZG with 5 people at 70, and it was hilarious.

We were all chillin' out on vent and just having a good time, and that's what it should be about. Tony the Tigerboss was 4 manned, by the way. It was awesome.
by Fail
Sun Jul 15, 2007 3:51 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Boy Thread: put a hat on ur butt
Replies: 14353
Views: 1255578

Peronally not oposed to a MFM, as long as It's dark.
by Fail
Sun Jul 15, 2007 2:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Is there such a thing as "bad" art?
Replies: 50
Views: 6093

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I call it...Polar Bear in Snow...
by Fail
Sun Jul 15, 2007 1:25 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: What is your favourite book?
Replies: 808
Views: 286813

DarkWerewolf wrote:War of the spider queen series, 6 different authors to tell the tale, under the guidance of R A Salvatore.

Any of R A Salvatore books (expect for the Hunter blades trilogy)
'

I've only read the HB Trillogy, and liked it. Different strokes, different folks.
by Fail
Sun Jul 15, 2007 1:12 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: I will never admit...
Replies: 102
Views: 14642

SilverWolfe wrote:My favorite 4 (of 15):

Angellwraith
Spiritwylf
Angellblade
Angellspell


Very nice. :D
by Fail
Sun Jul 15, 2007 12:51 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: MythBusters
Replies: 183
Views: 12697

I actually have a strange attraction to braniac, because It always claims to be just about blowing sutff up and really awesome experiments. (Can you lose weight staring at boobies?!-- Answer, no)
by Fail
Sun Jul 15, 2007 12:47 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Short stories
Replies: 50
Views: 7471

"The last question" by Isaac Asimov: http://www.multivax.com/last_question.html Scroll down really slowly, so that you're reading on the bottom of the page or you'll ruin it. Damnit, you stole mine. Guts is always good. A tad overrated, maybe, but still fun. Not for people who don't like ...
by Fail
Sun Jul 15, 2007 11:19 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Joke Skills
Replies: 87
Views: 9302

I'm alot better at telling jokes than I am at making them up. This is why I could never be a comedian. Alot of the "funny" things I say are from xkcd, in fact, as no one I know off of the intertubes is 'cultured' (haha) enough to read this fine establishemnt. Sometimes I can make things up...
by Fail
Sun Jul 15, 2007 11:05 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Defense of the Ancients is win.
Replies: 211
Views: 22099

Made it a point never to play DOTA, after my friend got so fed up with it.
by Fail
Sun Jul 15, 2007 10:31 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: I will never admit...
Replies: 102
Views: 14642

My spirit. It's broken.

I only play about 45 minutes a day, most days, and it's entirely recreational when I'm alone. (AKA Real people come before pixels.)
by Fail
Sun Jul 15, 2007 9:11 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: I will never admit...
Replies: 102
Views: 14642

I will never admit...

That I play World of Warcraft.

Never, ever, ever.

How many in XKCDia play this gigantic time waster?
by Fail
Sun Jul 15, 2007 8:57 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: What is your favourite book?
Replies: 808
Views: 286813

We got owned. Credit where it's due, sir.
by Fail
Sun Jul 15, 2007 8:48 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: What is your favourite book?
Replies: 808
Views: 286813

I still think it's a wonderful piece of work, of course.
by Fail
Sun Jul 15, 2007 8:39 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: What is your favourite book?
Replies: 808
Views: 286813

Oort wrote:Lord of the Rings.
Ender's Game.
1984.
Dune.
Flowers for Algernon.
Um...this is a short list off the top of my head. Far from my 'perfect' list.

A bunch more if we expand to include nonfiction.


Wasn't "Flowers" a short story?

*Nit Picking may ensue*
by Fail
Sun Jul 15, 2007 7:37 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Whitest Kids U Know
Replies: 4
Views: 2153

Rad Girls is more entertaining to me, but I have a masculine bias I suppose.
by Fail
Sun Jul 15, 2007 7:13 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9560
Views: 1095646

! wrote:Currently playing: the Widow - As Cities Burn
Current favourite song: The Crop And The Pest - The Receiving End Of Sirens


I am listening to your signature.

Also, Lebanese Blond- Thievery Corporation
by Fail
Sun Jul 15, 2007 6:41 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: MythBusters
Replies: 183
Views: 12697

MythBusters

Couldn't decide to drop this in Science or here, went with here (obviously). So, I've been watching alot of the show lately, and have noticed that in few myths do they actually do repeat trials. This strikes me as bad science! I think alot of "Busted" myths could very easily be "Plaus...
by Fail
Sun Jul 15, 2007 6:33 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2492842

Confession: I can't eat potato chips, I love 'em but they make me sick to my stomach. Oh, and I stopped watching cartoons when I was ten. Confession: I avoid those potato chips like the plauge for some reason. Confession: I really want to dress emo, just for a day to see the reactions I get. But I ...
by Fail
Sun Jul 15, 2007 6:27 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: What is your favourite book?
Replies: 808
Views: 286813

Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein. He's one of my favorite authors, and I would also recomend "For Us, the Living" for a really good commentary of the United States. I agree, "1984" is a masterpiece . "East of Eden" is also one of my favorite books, I cou...
by Fail
Sun Jul 15, 2007 3:22 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Picture Pwn4ge!
Replies: 8368
Views: 1117739

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Global Warming > Penguins.
by Fail
Sun Jul 15, 2007 3:21 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Boy Thread: put a hat on ur butt
Replies: 14353
Views: 1255578

Can you simeltaneously love and hate a girl after she breaks up with you?
by Fail
Sat Jul 14, 2007 6:57 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Picture Pwn4ge!
Replies: 8368
Views: 1117739

Awwww why?
by Fail
Sat Jul 14, 2007 6:38 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Picture Pwn4ge!
Replies: 8368
Views: 1117739

Image

Huge laser > Bender?
by Fail
Sat Jul 14, 2007 8:41 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Hugs!
Replies: 30338
Views: 1518597

Hugs Pollywog, we had an awesome conversation about the pokemans.
by Fail
Sat Jul 14, 2007 8:37 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: If I could name an em*O*tion
Replies: 21
Views: 2766

I don't have a cute word, but is there an emotion where you're happiest when you're feeling depressed?
by Fail
Sat Jul 14, 2007 8:31 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2492842

(Discontinuing Quote Chain)

It's such a wide topic, though. Where do you start on something like that?
by Fail
Sat Jul 14, 2007 8:30 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Hindu Prayer in US Senate Disrupted by "Protestors"
Replies: 32
Views: 4819

That's horrible, i wonder if there are any repercussions for those people.
by Fail
Sat Jul 14, 2007 8:25 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2492842

DarkWerewolf wrote:
Fail wrote:
DarkWerewolf wrote:Confession: No matter how hard i try, i never seem to understand people


Do you want some help?


Nah, other people have tried, and it hasn't worked


Well, I've never understood people either, and I just want to talk about it. Disguising alterior motives as aid is one of my MO's.
by Fail
Sat Jul 14, 2007 8:23 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: The war on terror...(In Iraq)
Replies: 16
Views: 3061

The war in Iraq costs $10 Billion per month, approximately. Imagine we gave $5 Billion per month to the CIA to radically expand its influence in third world Islamic countries to infiltrate and destroy radical terror cells. This would more than double CIA's operating budget. Imagine if we used anoth...
by Fail
Sat Jul 14, 2007 8:19 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2492842

DarkWerewolf wrote:Confession: No matter how hard i try, i never seem to understand people


Do you want some help?
by Fail
Sat Jul 14, 2007 8:19 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Label yourself (generalize with abandon)
Replies: 101
Views: 10228

Confrontational, Know it all, smartass, overly-emotional, self-hating, other people-hating, over-thinking, generalizing, lazy, easily depressed, angsty teenager.

I put that into google and got:

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by Fail
Sat Jul 14, 2007 8:15 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2492842

Confession: I really want to dress emo, just for a day to see the reactions I get. But I don't fit into tight jeans and my eyes lack despair.
by Fail
Sat Jul 14, 2007 8:07 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Rap Music will destroy the world.
Replies: 99
Views: 16313

Despite this post's general awfulnes on my part, I think it's shaping up into a half-decent discussion. The media plays a role on everyone, admit it or not. I'll concede that parents have the largest part to play in a child's development, but what about once parents are out of the picture? 18 and 19...

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