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by Plasmic-Turtle
Wed Nov 30, 2016 8:24 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: 37 Questions
Replies: 18
Views: 3744

Re: 37 Questions

Tattoos.................................0 Piercings..............................3 Marriages.............................0 Divorces...............................0 Children................................0 Surgeries..............................0 Fired a gun..........................no Quit a job......
by Plasmic-Turtle
Mon Nov 14, 2016 6:22 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [NZ] New Zealand!
Replies: 470
Views: 168339

Re: [NZ] New Zealand!

Whereabouts are you bachaddict? Finally motivated hubby and I to get our civil defence kit back together, since progressively raiding the previous one for camping gear, plasters, and muesli bars and then moving flats and having bits of things all over the place. It's still short on a few essentials ...
by Plasmic-Turtle
Thu Aug 28, 2014 11:06 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2424118

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

I'm that sorry "wooo! drugs!" was about all the advice I had. :-/ That and to just keep trying with the management options you've probably already got in place, like making sure you're eating well, sleeping well, and getting plenty of water and not too much caffeine around that time. You'l...
by Plasmic-Turtle
Thu Aug 28, 2014 9:36 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2424118

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

TW: depression/suicide Every time I get Shark Week, my depression shoots into overdrive. It's driving me crazy. I go from being generally unsatisfied with life to freaking hating everything and not wanting to live anymore. I don't think it's PMDD though because I don't have any phys...
by Plasmic-Turtle
Tue Oct 29, 2013 4:02 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28276
Views: 2410016

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Minor rant, but... if something is going to be a large and important part of my work, with others relying on the results... why have you left me with an unlicensed version of the required software that crashes every hour?! Waste of my fucking time closing it all down and re-loading the files etc. et...
by Plasmic-Turtle
Wed Oct 23, 2013 8:08 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2424118

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Hugs, if wanted. I wish I could do more.
by Plasmic-Turtle
Thu Oct 10, 2013 8:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2424118

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Shit... I just had the thought.... Vampire Sharks. Eeeee... I had to google them just to make sure there's no such thing.Though in the water I don't see how they'd be worse than any other shark encounter. But flying into your bedroom at night complete with black cape something like this: http://xkc...
by Plasmic-Turtle
Mon Oct 07, 2013 3:20 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2424118

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Little anecdote I thought some of you may enjoy: My niece, now 9, and I were both staying at my mother's the other night and sharing a double-bed. If her height's anything to go by she's rapidly approaching puberty already, and I remember as a kid always being a bit embarrassed to ask questions no m...
by Plasmic-Turtle
Fri Aug 09, 2013 12:15 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89691
Views: 6001158

Re: unhatched fishes and turtle excluding devices

People who put ketchup on fries are clearly just people who have not yet experienced the superior combination of fries with mayonnaise. Clearly. Ugh, these very words could have come from my partner's mouth. He insists that tomato sauce is "too sugary", and he DOES have a point there. But...
by Plasmic-Turtle
Thu Aug 08, 2013 9:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28276
Views: 2410016

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Wow. I was just coming to have a minor whinge about how I'm going about my day smelling like a ball of gross mustiness, after my partner's father shoved my clothes off the line and into a pile while they were far from dry. There are bigger issues right? Eran, I'm so sorry to hear what you're going t...
by Plasmic-Turtle
Thu Aug 08, 2013 8:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20859
Views: 2132692

Re: Postify your facerity

It's a very cute dis indeed! I've barely been on the fora lately, but I came on special (albeit a bit late...) just to see how things went - so glad to see you all looking well and such adorable pics. Huge congratulations to you both! Actually make that to all three, being born doesn't sound easy ei...
by Plasmic-Turtle
Wed Jul 17, 2013 6:52 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2424118

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

12 days! That's so exciting/terrifying at the same time. All the best!
by Plasmic-Turtle
Tue Jul 16, 2013 6:46 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2424118

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Things that are terrible: Being 9 months pregnant and having a yeast infection. That really doesn't need the "9 months pregnant" to already be absolutely freaking terrible...! But wow, 9 months? When are/were you due? It somehow feels like forever ago that I noticed something on the fora ...
by Plasmic-Turtle
Tue Jun 04, 2013 10:39 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28276
Views: 2410016

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Dear Dell technical support: My laptop arrived with internet that sporadically craps out and a screen that flashes pink every time it's not in it's little perfect spot. That sucked, but the first guy I talked to on the phone was really helpful, and sounded like they'd send round a technician really ...
by Plasmic-Turtle
Tue May 28, 2013 10:26 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28276
Views: 2410016

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Sorry, just had to get this out of my system. http://i.imgur.com/Qnder7K.png What the fuck do you want people to do? A friend just left London early today after being whispered death threats on bus... Just because he looked kinda somewhat middle eastern. (He's from India.) Dammit, world. Yeh. The g...
by Plasmic-Turtle
Tue Apr 30, 2013 2:58 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28276
Views: 2410016

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Somewhat related: There's a sports/outdoorsish store in downtown Seattle, and they have a huge screen showing happy people using their stuff. A few years ago I probably would have thought "Wow, this is a dumb commercial", but now I just think "Wow, this commercial has a ton of white ...
by Plasmic-Turtle
Thu Apr 04, 2013 11:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2424118

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

A vent. Dear Women's Thread, I'm not very good at getting dressed in the mornings, I'm always sleepy and running really late and grab the nearest thing I can find. This morning the only clean and dry top I could find for the life of me is, in retrospect, probably too low cut for the work...
by Plasmic-Turtle
Tue Mar 19, 2013 7:39 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Stimulants
Replies: 78
Views: 21664

Re: Stimulants

People who are giving up caffeine! I want to join that group. I've drunken caffeine in various forms since I was about 16 or so (so, for about a decade). It began as instant coffee with milk and sugar, moved to instant coffee without milk or sugar, progressed up to plunger coffee, and now has moved ...
by Plasmic-Turtle
Mon Mar 18, 2013 6:44 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Teaching baby 2 languages
Replies: 12
Views: 5360

Re: Teaching baby 2 languages

I don't see the problem with being the main (even only?) source of information for the child, so long as (a) I were teaching them my native language (english) as well, and (b) I never put the importance of speaking in the second language above the importance of providing thorough and accurate inform...
by Plasmic-Turtle
Sun Mar 17, 2013 7:26 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Teaching baby 2 languages
Replies: 12
Views: 5360

Re: Teaching baby 2 languages

Bedtime stories and normal conversation will be your future kid's main source of information. I don't know what you mean by a "language DVD", but I doubt any toddler will be much interested in studying conjugation rules or literature... :| Yeh, it being their main source of information is...
by Plasmic-Turtle
Sat Mar 16, 2013 1:58 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Teaching baby 2 languages
Replies: 12
Views: 5360

Re: Teaching baby 2 languages

This is something I'd like to do too, should I ever procreate. It just seems such a waste to take the time to learn the languages myself and then not to pass the knowledge on, especially when they're young and soaking up language. I was thinking of having separate days or something? And backing up t...
by Plasmic-Turtle
Fri Mar 15, 2013 2:52 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: A year of environmentalism
Replies: 18
Views: 4786

Re: A year of environmentalism

Hi all, So I never really got this going last time around, but a few things in my life lately have really made me feel it'd be a good idea. But, it was hard to come up with 52 different things so there could be one goal each week, and also meant the goals seemed very specific, and not everyone would...
by Plasmic-Turtle
Mon Mar 11, 2013 9:26 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2424118

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Totally different topic/rant but am I weird in not liking these "real women" campaigns? Real women this, real women that. I always want to scream "real women are all different! IDIOTS!". DEFINITELY agree with you - you're not weird at all in hating them! I think a lot of it has ...
by Plasmic-Turtle
Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:10 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2424118

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Awesome Ashlah! :D And happy international women's day (just a few days late) to you too Natashatasha and all the rest of the thread! I haven't had anything womanly to share lately so haven't been posting much... but I saw a couple of Orcas the other day, up REALLY close, and while not woman-thready...
by Plasmic-Turtle
Thu Jan 31, 2013 8:08 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Texas judge beats his daughter for gaming [trigger warning]
Replies: 110
Views: 15698

Re: Texas judge beats his daughter for gaming [trigger warni

I was disgusted to discover that Judge Adams has been reinstated and is back on the bench. A gross miscarriage of justice if I've ever seen one... WTF?! Damn this makes me angry. I agree with CorruptUser that offenders should be re-integrated into society, but I don't think that that re-integration...
by Plasmic-Turtle
Thu Jan 17, 2013 8:54 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13146
Views: 1160559

Re: Today I Learned

TIL: that it's "anemone", not "anenome".
Shit. I don't think I can change!
by Plasmic-Turtle
Fri Dec 14, 2012 1:46 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Questions For The World
Replies: 2169
Views: 341131

Re: Questions For The World

Do people who live in snowless regions celebrate Christmas with decorated trees? New Zealand here - yup we do, but then we're a recent British colony. Some people use plastic trees (in fact I think this is most common from what I've seen in friend's houses?), others use cut pine trees. My own famil...
by Plasmic-Turtle
Sat Nov 17, 2012 6:16 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8186
Views: 1035536

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

On Facebook, when I go to "About" and edit my "Basic Info" "I am" "Select Sex," which means no sex. Also, I have the "show my sex on my timeline" no checked, so you can both not show it and not have it. Probably cause I'd at some stage clicked on on...
by Plasmic-Turtle
Tue Nov 13, 2012 10:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2424118

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

My sis just shared this in fb, and I thought I'd share it here: http://offbeatmama.com/2012/11/telling-daughters-im-beautiful Just a little blog post, but it makes a very good point, and one I hadn't thought about. I'd thought about the importance of encouraging children to re-think the meaning of '...
by Plasmic-Turtle
Sat Jun 16, 2012 11:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2424118

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Two years ago today I was something of a wreck, having just left my abusive (now ex-) husband. Today: Krav Maga, a corresponding increase in self-confidence, a distinct lack of terrible relationships, and cherry chocolate fudge. Jean-Luc-Picard-Full-of-win.jpg :D That is awesome! And cherry chocola...
by Plasmic-Turtle
Fri Jun 01, 2012 11:07 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Help name my child!
Replies: 83
Views: 9697

Re: Help name my child!

I'll put in another vote for Robin. I really like that name for some reason. I've seen a difference in spelling sometimes ('Robyn' for a woman) but it doesn't seem like one that needs to be adhered to. I turned to google to see some lists of gender-neutral names and it seems to think that 'Sage' is ...
by Plasmic-Turtle
Thu May 17, 2012 8:28 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20859
Views: 2132692

Re: Postify your facerity

DaBigCheez, this probably sounds slightly creepy, but You look super-hot post-haircut :oops: Not sure why exactly it seems so different, perhaps you have a very shapely head... or perhaps it's just the loss of the black hair-cutting cape?! Also, I fully wanna shave my head one day, but I'm not b...
by Plasmic-Turtle
Fri May 11, 2012 1:10 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2424118

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

And brain (being part of the body). I know a few families where the parents know immediately if their child hasn't eaten for a while when s/he becomes cranky and difficult. Haha I get very cranky and difficult when I've not eaten too. Glad you're feeling better Cathy and all the best for your final...
by Plasmic-Turtle
Sun May 06, 2012 12:05 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2424118

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

eaglewings51--Congrats! I hope it goes well! It did! I got the call that I got the job today! And I'll be making about two dollars more an hour then I expected! Congrats!! :D How long does one generally wait for Shark Week before worrying? I'm usually so regular I can predict down to the day and Sh...
by Plasmic-Turtle
Sat May 05, 2012 6:14 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2424118

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Yep I believe that's how it is with most pills, too. I'm not sure what happens with regard to effectiveness if you started say on day 6 or day 7 of your cycle... but as Ashlah said it's probably not something your body would be overly good with, and when I've done that in the past I did get spotting...
by Plasmic-Turtle
Wed Apr 25, 2012 6:26 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2424118

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

He has dubbed my boobs the kitten shelf. red velvet tardis best euphemism ever Oh women's thread, how you make my day! blueambue where'd you get the mesh? A fabric shop? Or you tore up some old window screens? I've seen those things many a time but never felt the need to get one myself... until you...
by Plasmic-Turtle
Sun Apr 22, 2012 11:18 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13146
Views: 1160559

Re: Today I Learned

Today I learned that Arthur the aardvark from the children's cartoon actually used to look like an aardvark. ...wow. I never even knew Arthur WAS meant to be an aardvark. Not surprising I guess, given that he doesn't look like one (I mean removing the nose? seriously?! sure it personifies him more ...
by Plasmic-Turtle
Sun Apr 15, 2012 11:06 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2424118

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

AnnaArmour wrote:Does anyone else feel like they're more prone to nosebleeds during shark week? Maybe it's just my imagination.

Yes. Definitely. I get this too.
by Plasmic-Turtle
Wed Apr 04, 2012 9:31 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2424118

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Aw gosh ceph, I've only just read your post as been pretty busy lately. May 2nd seems a hell of a long way away for you?! But yay for it being a women's health centre. Though I guess period-wise it's not too many more. Do your best to be better at speaking up to get your needs met at this appointmen...
by Plasmic-Turtle
Mon Mar 12, 2012 6:28 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2424118

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Amie wrote:
Cathy wrote:MARRIED! WOOOOHOOO!

<3

Brilliant. Bet you looked fucking awesome. Pics or gtfo! Also, massive *hugs*
Seconded!

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