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by Wanderingcowboy
Tue May 27, 2008 8:12 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Search problem
Replies: 4
Views: 2376

Re: Search problem

I just tried searching for: raptor -intro (Searching for raptor hard drives, but I didn't want all of the intro thread saying "raptor" this and "raptor" that.) Anyways, got the following error: General Error SQL ERROR [ postgres ] ERROR: invalid reference to FROM-clause entry for...
by Wanderingcowboy
Tue May 27, 2008 3:56 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: David Brooks on geeks and nerds
Replies: 6
Views: 1461

Re: David Brooks on geeks and nerds

So kottke.org is the blog of Jason Kottke. Obviously, any true geek reads "A weblog, which is a frequently updated, chronologically ordered collection of hypertext fragments. You'll find the most recent posted stuff on the front page and many ways to get at the older posts on the archive page.&...
by Wanderingcowboy
Tue May 27, 2008 3:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90010
Views: 7794113

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

Ohhhhhh. RPM STANDS for Justice, Truth, Freedom, and the American way. RPM also stands for the rights of monkeys and some dogs to vote. RPM also stands for a flat-tax, but just hasn't had the subtleties of why that's not a good idea explained yet.
by Wanderingcowboy
Tue May 27, 2008 3:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90010
Views: 7794113

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

Revolutions Per Minute? RPM Records? Redhat Package Manager? RPM International? (They do something with chemicals) Ummmm... Rhinos Pulling Machines? Really Persistent MacGyver? The Real People Movement? or Rational People Movement? Really Pissy Marxists? Radically Passe Movies? Ragin' Pissin' Monkey...
by Wanderingcowboy
Tue May 27, 2008 2:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Poll: Liberal, Moderate or Conservative?
Replies: 89
Views: 7775

Re: Poll: Liberal, Moderate or Conservative?

if we propped up everyone that has the smallest of problems, there would be zero incentive to actually be a contributing member of society. id love to sit on my ass all day and collect a check because of my metal disorders but im not because it doesnt work that way and i hope it never does. i do fe...
by Wanderingcowboy
Tue May 27, 2008 2:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13405
Views: 1478191

Re: Today You Learned

Today while browsing the xkcd fora I learned that "Tuesday" is named for the Norse god "Tyr". Crazy place, huh?
(Thanks Bandersnatch!)
by Wanderingcowboy
Tue May 27, 2008 1:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Conversation: having it
Replies: 6
Views: 881

Re: Conversation: having it

Okay, thank you for saying what I was trying to say, except concisely, understandably, and in a formulaic form so that it covers more situations.
by Wanderingcowboy
Tue May 27, 2008 1:33 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: sarcasm on the internets
Replies: 25
Views: 2308

Re: sarcasm on the internets

He's a "webcomic critic." He uses bad sarcasm at length to critique webcomics on his blog . Sometimes he draws on said webcomics with a fat-sailor looking guy (who I assume is Sonty Mick). Sonty Mick was seen punching T-Rex from Dinosaur Comics once. http://bp0.blogger.com/_bzwElEfn1CE/R97...
by Wanderingcowboy
Tue May 27, 2008 1:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Conversation: having it
Replies: 6
Views: 881

Re: Conversation: having it

Ooh! You should talk about politics and religion! That always goes over well when you're first meeting somebody you're interested in! (By the way, I got lost on the way to the sarcasm thread...) Anyways, you two have to have other things in common. If we're going the geeky route, D&D? Star Trek?...
by Wanderingcowboy
Tue May 27, 2008 12:50 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Bill Henson to be charged with "child porn" offences
Replies: 94
Views: 14318

Re: Bill Henson to be charged with "child porn" offences

So, if the subject were 18, but the photograph were otherwise identical, would it be porn? I'd say, no. The image in the article linked is not, in my opinion, not pornography. If it's not pornography, it can't be child pornography. I think that's actually a really good way to put it. I was trying t...
by Wanderingcowboy
Tue May 27, 2008 12:42 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: sarcasm on the internets
Replies: 25
Views: 2308

Re: sarcasm on the internets

Mother Superior is never sarcastic. First of all, he's a nun, and he's always been a straight-shooter as far as I can tell. Especially when he apologized for my parents not being able to afford giving me more than a Delta-2 class memory-transplant. Well I'm sorry [that] your parents couldn't afford ...
by Wanderingcowboy
Tue May 27, 2008 12:13 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: President can detain any citizen without charge...
Replies: 20
Views: 2212

Re: President can detain any citizen without charge...

This President is only giving himself unlimited, unchecked powers for Democracy! And we have to force democracy onto unwilling people so that their voices can be heard! What is so hard to understand about this?

...you know, it used to be really cool to be American back in the day...
by Wanderingcowboy
Tue May 27, 2008 12:08 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Medieval Church Analyses Sex
Replies: 24
Views: 3006

Re: Medieval Church Analyses Sex

Also, let's imagine for a moment that the Church was not made up of complete morons, and that they may have considered the eventuality that people might get ideas. Thus, they would only have forbidden what they knew was happening already. Sure, the quote may sound funny, but it completely misses th...
by Wanderingcowboy
Tue May 27, 2008 11:53 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Get to work.
Replies: 75
Views: 6683

Re: Get to work.

I generally wake up 20 minutes before class. I then sleep in for another 10 minutes. At this point I get up, throw on some clothes and run out the door for a refreshing 2-minute morning jog, and then I arrive at class!
(Usually I take a raptor of course, but she's in the shop right now.)
by Wanderingcowboy
Tue May 27, 2008 11:04 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28470
Views: 3019153

Re: Rant Thread

Or Metal Gear? BUM BUM BUM!! >.> ... @eternal luna: Everyone chooses their priorities in life. In the end, they choose how they act, they try and choose what "reputation" they have. If people care about their reputations, then they'll have a nice, "safe" conservative reputation....
by Wanderingcowboy
Tue May 27, 2008 10:48 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2458568

Re: Confessional Thread - A black hole of emu

Confession: I read locked threads to find out why they were locked. I skim the posts to discover at what point in the discussion that the mods decided to lock them. Me too. All the time. Me three. Sometimes I just follow the kind of threads that look like they're lock-fodder. They tend to show the ...
by Wanderingcowboy
Tue May 27, 2008 10:35 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2458568

Re: Confessional Thread - A black hole of emu

Confession uno: I can't let myself stay happy. I'll have a really good few weeks, but at the end of that I'll find a way to depress myself just because the happy feels so abnormal. But in the end, aren't those few weeks of happiness worth everything else? Would you really trade them for anything el...
by Wanderingcowboy
Tue May 27, 2008 6:49 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Dream Computer!
Replies: 18
Views: 2443

Re: Dream Computer!

Cortana, with the MJOLNIR armor of course. Need to have that uplink capability!
by Wanderingcowboy
Tue May 27, 2008 6:01 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2458568

Re: Confessional Thread - A black hole of emu

I had a one-night stand with a friend when we were both rebounding from a bad breakup. It hasn't been mentioned since then and we both have gone on to different people. He is back with his ex and she is now pregnant and they are supposed to be getting married this summer, but he confessed that he s...
by Wanderingcowboy
Mon May 26, 2008 6:11 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: XKCD In the New York Times
Replies: 21
Views: 4507

Re: XKCD In the New York Times

"FOR a certain subset of Internet users, “Sudo make me a sandwich” may as well be “Take my wife ... please.” " ...It's just... amazing how spot on these journalists can be. He peeled away all the complex layers that make-up xkcd and its readership, and found it's inner-juicy core. Edit: @ ...
by Wanderingcowboy
Mon May 26, 2008 6:02 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Bill Henson to be charged with "child porn" offences
Replies: 94
Views: 14318

Re: Bill Henson to be charged with "child porn" offences

Is it just me, or does this Hetty Johnston seem a lot like Jack Thompson? "Hetty Johnston, a child protection campaigner, denounced the pictures. "It's child exploitation, it's criminal activity, and it should be prosecuted," she said. "These are clearly illegal child pornography...
by Wanderingcowboy
Mon May 26, 2008 5:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Europe! Explain your airlines
Replies: 29
Views: 3017

Re: Europe! Explain your airlines

Just be aware that the customer service is abysmal, get insurance, and be very careful to do things like getting your name exactly right, and making sure that your hand luggage is small and light enough, because they like to screw you with £80 charges for changing details on your ticket after booki...
by Wanderingcowboy
Mon May 26, 2008 4:49 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13405
Views: 1478191

Re: Today You Learned

by Wanderingcowboy
Sun May 25, 2008 11:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Get to work.
Replies: 75
Views: 6683

Re: Get to work.

What do you not understand about this? They do transform us into bio-mech soldiers after we die! Where do you think the bio-mech soldiers come form?! Hell, my uncle was only 68 when they transformed him, STILL ALIVE! And even in America life expectancy is still around 120 years. ...and like the topi...
by Wanderingcowboy
Sun May 25, 2008 10:56 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90010
Views: 7794113

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

To summarize my feelings: Belial is Admin supreme. I... I miss his smell. Getting a little creepy here. There's something to be said for the smell of decaying, rotting carcass wafting through the fora... he just makes it comforting. (...I wonder if it's the after-shave he uses...) Edit: There's not...
by Wanderingcowboy
Sun May 25, 2008 10:53 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90010
Views: 7794113

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

Aleril wrote:To summarize my feelings: Belial is Admin supreme.

I... I miss his smell.
by Wanderingcowboy
Sun May 25, 2008 10:49 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Fraternities and Sororities! Greek Life
Replies: 54
Views: 4025

Re: Fraternities and Sororities! Greek Life

Are Phi Mu and Mu Phi mortal enemies? Like, Marching Band vs. Orchestra? Or Strings vs. Percussion? Woodwinds vs. Brass?

...'cause if they aren't, they totally should be. Makes life more fun! :mrgreen:
by Wanderingcowboy
Sun May 25, 2008 10:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Get to work.
Replies: 75
Views: 6683

Re: Get to work.

Yeah, I'm sorry that I'm not Swedish, and thus part of the Euro-Asia Alliance. It's not my fault America became a 2nd class country during the Black April depression and hasn't been able to climb out since. It's not like you guys have offered much assistance. So while you're all high and might with ...
by Wanderingcowboy
Sun May 25, 2008 10:15 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90010
Views: 7794113

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

I wonder where Belial has been for the past few days? It just seems... wrong not to have him here. His soothing tone, his words perfectly placed throughout each of his posts, not a single one misplaced. How he gently, yet firmly guides us to the path of light, nudging us when we step out of line, al...
by Wanderingcowboy
Sun May 25, 2008 10:05 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Get to work.
Replies: 75
Views: 6683

Re: Get to work.

...hello? We're in the new millennium? It's the future now? Obviously we all get to work using jetpacks. Personally I like my Ford jetpack. I used to go Japanese-made jetpack, but it just wasn't powerful enough. Very well made, but didn't have the "oomph" to lift a good 'ol American boy. ...
by Wanderingcowboy
Sun May 25, 2008 9:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Fraternities and Sororities! Greek Life
Replies: 54
Views: 4025

Re: Fraternities and Sororities! Greek Life

I'm adding another vote for "I'm an aussie and have no idea wtf a sorority or fraternity is." But really, based on what i've heard so far, they sound like the kind of people who should be round up and shot. ...when they round me up, do not weep for me. I regret that I have but one life to...
by Wanderingcowboy
Sun May 25, 2008 9:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: A little bit of XCKD on PostSecret
Replies: 1
Views: 714

Re: A little bit of XCKD on PostSecret

Ha ha, that is pretty awesome! That's smile-worthy.
by Wanderingcowboy
Sun May 25, 2008 9:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Get to work.
Replies: 75
Views: 6683

Re: Get to work.

...hello? We're in the new millennium? It's the future now? Obviously we all get to work using jetpacks. Personally I like my Ford jetpack. I used to go Japanese-made jetpack, but it just wasn't powerful enough. Very well made, but didn't have the "oomph" to lift a good 'ol American boy.
by Wanderingcowboy
Sun May 25, 2008 9:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Yes, I believe in determinism.
Replies: 170
Views: 11110

Re: Yes, I believe in determinism.

Oh, and to the quantum tunneling people - I don't know what that is - well we know that at that subatomic particle level things are a bit.. weird. I mean, even the Conservation of Energy doesn't apply : P . The Chemistry textbook still uses it though.. Quantum Mechanics is proof that God exists and...
by Wanderingcowboy
Sun May 25, 2008 7:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sig Needed
Replies: 9
Views: 1296

Re: Sig Needed

"cL1k here 2 incrs yr P3n1s size by 200%" DAMN YOU Mr. Bigglesworth! I have been clicking that link for an hour and my penis did not enlarge an iota! I call shenanigans! ...yeah, and I agree with soapyhobo. They seem like a kinda pointing and laughing bunch. ...they make fun of me for my ...
by Wanderingcowboy
Sun May 25, 2008 6:51 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90010
Views: 7794113

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

@Benj: I only say this because of the hereditary rivalry that comes from growing up in a home where my father is one of the top GM mechanics in the country. It was actually a coin toss between Chevy and Ford. All I knew is that I couldn't pull off my thing of how awesome America is using a Tundra. ...
by Wanderingcowboy
Sun May 25, 2008 4:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: sarcasm on the internets
Replies: 25
Views: 2308

Re: sarcasm on the internets

sarcasm is fine as long as it is noted with /sarcasm to finish with. Yeah, that's totally the best solution. /sarcasm See what I did there? Ahhhhh, I see it! That was a good clever answer. [/sarcasm[/sarcasm]] (Yeah, work that one out.) Generally I've found that Europeans are better at sarcasm that...
by Wanderingcowboy
Sun May 25, 2008 4:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90010
Views: 7794113

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

Now why would I want to be sarcastic 'bout gettin' me a Ford pickup and getting a nice, American-made revolver to shoot me some Cayotes wit? Have my hound-dog Samson in the back. Old fella, but a good, loyal dog he is.
by Wanderingcowboy
Sun May 25, 2008 1:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90010
Views: 7794113

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

It's because of things like this that make America the greatest country in the World.

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