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by Kewangji
Sun Apr 16, 2017 11:05 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89619
Views: 5424968

Re: Thoughts for ships

And I was mildly annoyed with everybody for not posting about boats!
by Kewangji
Thu Mar 30, 2017 8:31 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Explain College-level subjects in one sentence
Replies: 40
Views: 2980

Re: Explain College-level subjects in one sentence

Stylistics: why does the text do what it does where it does it and how.
by Kewangji
Sun Mar 26, 2017 1:37 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89619
Views: 5424968

Re: Random natterings

↶ Glorifies other sports players too, though. Expects baseball, hockey, and/or soccer to qualify. Why are cheerleaders absent in those? (Apparently added cheerleaders (or something similar) to certain hockey teams, admittedly.) Brings cheerleaders to male and female basketball games too. I expect i...
by Kewangji
Mon Mar 20, 2017 4:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89619
Views: 5424968

Re: Random natterings

SecondTalon wrote:That's Evil Kirk. Evil Picard has hair.

Oh good I think I dropped my keys in the uncanny valley last time I visited, thanks for bringing me back.
by Kewangji
Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89619
Views: 5424968

Re: Random natterings

↶ Right before the Hello Ma Baby musical dance number. So, I just want this to be on the record, I actually did get this reference even before New User explained it, because I unhealthily watched Space Balls like twenty times as a kid. Also, just so we're really clear here, I know what a goatee is ...
by Kewangji
Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:16 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89619
Views: 5424968

Re: Random natterings

Hang on ... there's a thing on a guy's face in Alien?
by Kewangji
Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:17 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89619
Views: 5424968

Re: Random natterings

I think I was distracted during that scene? Or I went to get a drink or something? Don't hate.
by Kewangji
Mon Mar 20, 2017 8:12 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89619
Views: 5424968

Re: Random natterings

Fuckin' stop what you're doing. Stop it. Right now. Go track down a copy of Who Framed Roger Rabbit? Watch it. I saw that last year actually. I had seen it as a tadpole, though, so I recognized almost everything. But apparently I did not pay attention to whatever thing in it relates to this. :(
by Kewangji
Sun Mar 19, 2017 10:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89619
Views: 5424968

Re: Random natterings

Oh wow that thing has a name. Cool. Thanks!
by Kewangji
Sat Mar 18, 2017 9:00 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89619
Views: 5424968

Re: Random natterings

That reference flew over my head and left chemtrails behind as the only evidence of its passing-through.
by Kewangji
Fri Mar 17, 2017 9:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89619
Views: 5424968

Re: Random natterings

Hey Simone! Since I quit twitter I don't get to talk to you, which is a shame. I hope you're well!
by Kewangji
Sat Mar 11, 2017 9:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89619
Views: 5424968

Re: Random natterings

A drunk man just leant out of his car window (from the passenger side) and called me Jesus. It might be time to get a shave and a haircut.
by Kewangji
Tue Feb 21, 2017 3:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13098
Views: 1069063

Re: Today I Learned

@Addams: hell yeah way to go peaches! I saw a video about a drone that pollinated crops, maybe you could borrow one of those?
by Kewangji
Mon Feb 20, 2017 6:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28242
Views: 2217239

Re: ANGRY NATTERINGS

SecondTalon wrote:
Jesus. Yeah. Boil lots and lots of water and pour it down the sink while yelling about how you'd do it over their hands except it'd cool the water too much and also you don't want to hear their screams.

Thank you, ST, for offering level-headed advice. I shall heed it.
by Kewangji
Mon Feb 20, 2017 5:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28242
Views: 2217239

Re: ANGRY NATTERINGS

I can still be angry at fatbergists though, right? Like, say, if someone poured two cartons of I-Can't-Believe-&c down the drain, they must notice that it goes really slowly and they should, reasonably, stop and think "maybe I am a shithead brainless punk". Because I am very angry. I'm...
by Kewangji
Mon Feb 20, 2017 3:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28242
Views: 2217239

Re: ANGRY NATTERINGS

How common would y'all say the knowledge of "don't [fucking] pour tonnes of fat into the [fucking] drain as it might clog the [fucking] pipes" is?
by Kewangji
Wed Sep 07, 2016 8:50 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Books fleeting thoughts
Replies: 18
Views: 3250

Re: Books fleeting thoughts

[...]and that just makes me sad. Pardon me, but this does not sound entirely like it's caused by having more knowledge. It just sounds like depression to me, like how food stops tasting like anything (kind of). I'm sorry you're having this problem though, and I'm sorry to speculate wildly here. ~ B...
by Kewangji
Tue Aug 30, 2016 9:03 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: China Mieville
Replies: 12
Views: 1982

Re: China Mieville

↶ Yes, I'm talking about Yag's arc. Ah, so, that's why I don't/didn't understand the criticism of 'its a commentary on how rape victims are hard to deal with'? That is genuinely not a theme I'm seeing in Yag's storyarc - Yag is the rapist, not the raped, in case you forgot? If anything, I think it ...
by Kewangji
Mon Aug 29, 2016 8:59 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: China Mieville
Replies: 12
Views: 1982

Re: China Mieville

Yes, I'm talking about Yag's arc. Sorry to have been ambiguous! There were no other rapes, apart from all the mindrape, as I believe it's usually called, in the book as far as I noticed. It was a long while since I read it, so I cannot really claim to be able to back the points up with textual evide...
by Kewangji
Sun Aug 28, 2016 12:01 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: China Mieville
Replies: 12
Views: 1982

Re: China Mieville

I hate-read Perdido Street Station. Hate for many of the same reasons as natraj is listing. I remember wanting to stick a pen through every page that had the word 'desultory' in it. But also, it's just not a story . It's just a collection of things. The ending isn't an ending, it's just a big wh...
by Kewangji
Wed Aug 17, 2016 8:13 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Why aren't many violent crimes committed via Uber drivers?
Replies: 21
Views: 3120

Re: Why aren't many violent crimes committed via Uber drivers?

teelo wrote:My country is trying to outlaw Uber. Rather than require them to have the same qualifications and surveilance as taxi drivers. Sigh.

Good.
by Kewangji
Fri Jul 29, 2016 9:28 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Snappy Comebacks for Impudent Door-Holders
Replies: 17
Views: 3380

Re: Snappy Comebacks for Impudent Door-Holders

I really thought this thread was going to be about Game of Thrones.
by Kewangji
Wed Jul 27, 2016 8:53 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4005
Views: 608778

Re: Today I Made:

Pyttipanna with some extra meatballs (i.e. an extremely Swedish food) with fried eggs that I heaped oregano over. Served with ketchup.
by Kewangji
Thu Jul 14, 2016 12:26 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: XKCD, where they talk shit about you in a secret subforum
Replies: 150
Views: 17276

Re: XKCD, where they talk shit about you in a secret subforum

I feel like Battlemoose would have been way less hurt if Mauthe Dhoo had not framed the situation so hurtfully and melodramatically. I recognize the hurt is real though. Feel the hurt and do what you must to feel okay again, Battlemoose. It'll pass and you'll gain some perspective. Perhaps y'all two...
by Kewangji
Sun Jun 05, 2016 9:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28242
Views: 2217239

Re: ANGRY NATTERINGS

If you have the money to spare, a good suit or the like will make you feel amazing both in and out of the suit.
by Kewangji
Sun Jun 05, 2016 8:39 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28242
Views: 2217239

Re: ANGRY NATTERINGS

heuristically_alone wrote:
Maybe instead I will angrily natter about how I wish I was born a woman sometimes, then maybe I would be more attractive

Have you considered transitioning? Or, snazzy clothes that you got a tailor to fit to your body. One of the two should do wonders.
by Kewangji
Tue May 10, 2016 11:47 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89619
Views: 5424968

Re: Random natterings

FierceContinent wrote:
“Genderless” communities formed.

This is already a thing! I like your whiplash switches between political and pop-cultural predictions, for the record.
by Kewangji
Thu Apr 14, 2016 1:01 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Forum Migration
Replies: 403
Views: 390123

Re: Forum Migration

I feel bad for reading less and less here but the forums are so slow now. Like, pages take 20 seconds or more to load no matter what network I'm on. I seem to recall they were fine when the migration first happened, although I might be misremembering. I don't know if this has been discussed here? Se...
by Kewangji
Thu Mar 24, 2016 4:37 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Forum Migration
Replies: 403
Views: 390123

Re: Forum Migration

It's gonna take a little while for me to get used to this but I think I like it. Good job. :)
by Kewangji
Tue Mar 15, 2016 6:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: It has Endginned. (Mod Madness 2016)
Replies: 220
Views: 52866

Re: It Begends. (Mod Madness 2016)

I've worked really hard to make my sins original and now you're telling me some of y'all are just born with it?
by Kewangji
Thu Dec 31, 2015 1:15 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: My joke...
Replies: 8
Views: 2909

Re: My joke...

Fine. :p So "synonym dictionary" then?
by Kewangji
Thu Dec 31, 2015 11:48 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: My joke...
Replies: 8
Views: 2909

Re: My joke...

Will you find ran and runs as separate entries in a thesaurus?
by Kewangji
Wed Dec 30, 2015 3:23 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: My joke...
Replies: 8
Views: 2909

Re: My joke...

If it helps, my alt-text would be "oddly enough, there are no decent synonyms for 'thesaurus'. Synonym lexicon works fine. BTW does anyone know if there's any connection between the two types of 'saurus'? Well, they're both from Greek, but thesaurus is from the same root as treasury, not dinos...
by Kewangji
Wed Dec 30, 2015 3:13 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: A poem for a day
Replies: 84
Views: 23128

Re: A poem for a day

PORTRAIT OF MY FATHER AS A YOUNG MAN by Rainer Maria Rilke, translation by Stephen Mitchell In the eyes: dream. The brow as if it could feel something far off. Around the lips, a great freshness--seductive, though there is no smile. Under the rows of ornamental braid on the slim Imperial officer's u...
by Kewangji
Sun Dec 27, 2015 6:27 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Is the 'Thing Explainer' suitable for kids as to practice En
Replies: 9
Views: 3705

Re: Is the 'Thing Explainer' suitable for kids as to practic

Given that the ten hundred most common words in French are useless things like eighty variants of "de" I think the translators to French gave up on this. This post is not based on facts but rather the impressions of a frustrated student of French who is trying to write an essay about Stend...
by Kewangji
Fri Dec 18, 2015 2:55 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89619
Views: 5424968

Re: Passing ponderments

Hi Pod! Welcome back.:) I think most forums tend to slow down with age, like humans. We had a lot of new activity when the Time comic came out, though.
by Kewangji
Thu Nov 26, 2015 1:28 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD
Replies: 10840
Views: 1766512

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

katakissa wrote:currently a bit obsessed with Hamilton: the musical

Most excellent.

Welcome. :)
by Kewangji
Tue Nov 24, 2015 4:30 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sci-fi plausibility
Replies: 46
Views: 6968

Re: Sci-fi plausibility

Christ why is the world always more terrifying than I assume.
by Kewangji
Mon Nov 23, 2015 7:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sci-fi plausibility
Replies: 46
Views: 6968

Re: Sci-fi plausibility

Another interesting feature of nuclear explosions is the double flash , which is caused when the shockwave momentarily obscures the fireball. But as with the mushroom cloud, this wouldn't happen in space. Out of curiosity (the answer is probably no) have there been any detonations of nukes in space...
by Kewangji
Fri Oct 30, 2015 5:12 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Ancillary Justice/Sword/Mercy, Ann Leckie
Replies: 12
Views: 6103

Re: Ancillary Justice/Sword/Mercy, Ann Leckie

Yeah, I'm with maybeagnostic here. You're missing the point quite hard if you think the series is being praised for how the Radch is a perfect society or something. Just as Leckie would be missing the point if she had written that the gender binary is the be-all end-all source of oppression in socie...

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