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by SecondTalon
Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: New Phone
Replies: 16
Views: 388

Re: New Phone

With a posting gap that large.....
by SecondTalon
Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:33 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Every hour, on the hour
Replies: 10859
Views: 727276

Re: Every hour, on the hour

The Snide Sniper wrote:Aren't robots great?

Ban buttons are better. Your bot needs a week off.
by SecondTalon
Sun Sep 10, 2017 11:18 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Antifa & neo-Nazi Ned in: "Too Many Violence?"
Replies: 177
Views: 4054

Re: Antifa & neo-Nazi Ned in: "Too Many Violence?"

Please do some reading on white nationalism. You understand nothing.
by SecondTalon
Sat Sep 09, 2017 10:50 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Antifa & neo-Nazi Ned in: "Too Many Violence?"
Replies: 177
Views: 4054

Re: Trump presidency

Normally, when one member of a group does something evil, we don't blame the entire group. We blame the individual(s) who actually carried out the atrocity. The most obvious example being whenever there's an islamic terror attack in Europe or America, the hashtag #NotAllMuslims becomes extremely po...
by SecondTalon
Fri Sep 08, 2017 8:24 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: sick realization: you have negative dollars
Replies: 41
Views: 1073

Re: sick realization: you have negative dollars

phillip1882 wrote:okay fair enough, I'll try to be more specific in what i mean in the future.

If you're talking finance, you have to be very specific.
by SecondTalon
Fri Sep 08, 2017 5:09 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: sick realization: you have negative dollars
Replies: 41
Views: 1073

Re: sick realization: you have negative dollars

The truest piece of financial advice I ever had was from Futurama.

Judge "The bailiff tells me that a "Bank" is where poor people keep money that isn't properly invested"
by SecondTalon
Fri Sep 08, 2017 11:48 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: sick realization: you have negative dollars
Replies: 41
Views: 1073

Re: sick realization: you have negative dollars

we'll have 1 farmer, but this time, we don't know how many cows or butter he can produce, only that whenever anyone asks him for butter, he only gives it out if the person promises to pay it back plus extra. which means that in effect the farmer always owns all the butter, plus more. do you agree? ...
by SecondTalon
Thu Sep 07, 2017 8:43 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Why Are Subs Better than Dubs?
Replies: 21
Views: 1001

Re: Why Are Subs Better than Dubs?

Hey, fuck you man. I've got problems remembering whether or not Digimon are the champions and what exactly they are in the first place.
by SecondTalon
Thu Sep 07, 2017 6:20 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Why Are Subs Better than Dubs?
Replies: 21
Views: 1001

Re: Why Are Subs Better than Dubs?

One thing you have to remember is that subtitles are allowed to basically translate the source material as exactly as possible... Dubbed dialog has to get the point across while taking roughly the same amount of speaking time. Hence the translation difficulty. If a language has a word that doesn't e...
by SecondTalon
Thu Sep 07, 2017 12:10 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3238
Views: 546370

Re: Sleep-time holodeck experiences

i believe that we mostly only dream of those details we would notice consciously in reality, too. You don't usually consciously note the color or details of things you know well around you , you just have an abstract concept of "car", "Jeff", "mother", whatever. .... M...
by SecondTalon
Tue Sep 05, 2017 9:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sleep-time holodeck experiences
Replies: 3238
Views: 546370

Re: Sleep-time holodeck experiences

Dreaming in black and white was common when TVs were black and white. As in some studies in the 40s in 'Murrica had 3/4 of the people seldom or never dreaming in color. As color TV took hold, that fell away, leading up to a 2008 study showing that only 12% of 'Murricans dream in black and white only...
by SecondTalon
Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:20 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Emails from the fora not being received [previous title: topic reply & pm notifications not working]
Replies: 33
Views: 4285

Re: Emails from the fora not being received [previous title: topic reply & pm notifications not working]

Yeah, the job on my profile isn't a joke. My occupation deals with primarily Windows servers, workstations, and network devices like printers and access points and all that. I don't deal much with Linux or Unix administration and I don't do shit with any sort of programming language or web developme...
by SecondTalon
Wed Aug 30, 2017 1:13 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Emails from the fora not being received [previous title: topic reply & pm notifications not working]
Replies: 33
Views: 4285

Re: Emails from the fora not being received [previous title: topic reply & pm notifications not working]

Poking around the admin panel, I basically see the problem aaaannnndddd - there's nothing I can do without greater access than Admin Rights of the forum. I would need server access. So, has someone tried emailing Davean at davean@xkcd.com since he's the webmaster? Or is there some other super secre...
by SecondTalon
Wed Aug 30, 2017 12:57 am UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Emails from the fora not being received [previous title: topic reply & pm notifications not working]
Replies: 33
Views: 4285

Re: Emails from the fora not being received [previous title: topic reply & pm notifications not working]

I both emailed the topic to myself and subscribed before I replied with an alt. So far, no email. Looks broke to me. (The email function is platform independent - Forum don't care how you get here - Windows, Mac, iOS, wired tuba, potato - Forum only care what you've set it to do. In this case, I've ...
by SecondTalon
Mon Aug 28, 2017 9:14 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Logon
Replies: 117
Views: 10469

Re: Logon

Seems a real stretch to me.

Now, if the guy was going Ah ah ah after every number...
by SecondTalon
Thu Aug 24, 2017 6:22 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Help with some friends trying to join the site (no reply to their signups)
Replies: 9
Views: 958

Re: Help with some friends trying to join the site (no reply to their signups)

^ using less steganography: he manually verified the accounts of your friends (bypassing the email verification) and they can log in now. (I guess the thing Angua said still applies if they want to join forum games, but I don't know which buttons ST pressed exactly. Who knows he might've pressed bu...
by SecondTalon
Thu Aug 24, 2017 6:11 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Supergirl
Replies: 34
Views: 3547

Re: Supergirl

I can see why they did the crossover like they did - both characters were at similar places in their relationships, needing to learn similar lessons, so, rather than do it twice, they put both moments into one episode. It does mean that Kara has a significant change in attitude between consecutive ...
by SecondTalon
Thu Aug 24, 2017 6:09 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Things you remember watching but can't remember the name of
Replies: 734
Views: 209281

Re: Things you remember watching but can't remember the name of

Friend of mine okay, so this is weird but... i remember there was this movie that came out in like the last 7 years. there was a creepy uncle, his niece that came to live with him, and some other woman. the uncle was wealthy and drove some cool classic car. he was weird in some way - maybe people we...
by SecondTalon
Thu Aug 24, 2017 10:38 am UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Help with some friends trying to join the site (no reply to their signups)
Replies: 9
Views: 958

Re: Help with some friends trying to join the site (no reply to their signups)

Assuming the option does what it says it does, they are active now.
by SecondTalon
Wed Aug 23, 2017 6:37 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: American solar eclipse
Replies: 44
Views: 1719

Re: American solar eclipse

I went. Was at my farm about 30 minutes from Hopkinsville, KY. The six hour drive home (normally 2.75 hours. Ish.) was worth it.
by SecondTalon
Sat Aug 12, 2017 1:47 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Windows 10 Automatic Update
Replies: 11
Views: 2517

Re: Windows 10 Automatic Update

In case you are wondering where your posts went....

Hammer wrote:Please only post if you have something to say that will help the person solve the problem. Posts that are unhelpful ..., are likely to be removed.
by SecondTalon
Mon Aug 07, 2017 6:31 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Looks like Trump changed his tune on immigration and the border wall? (Joke)
Replies: 6
Views: 639

Re: Looks like Trump changed his tune on immigration and the border wall?

reposting your click bait title is not commentary Posting a link to a video is not commentary or discussion. I know this is General and not SB but could you try? And also post in SB? This is kinda a place where we probably won't have to see that stupid name nor have a political discussion and it's ...
by SecondTalon
Wed Aug 02, 2017 8:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD
Replies: 10844
Views: 1842196

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

dynastyteam wrote:hey i am dynastyteam and work for dynastytechnologies a digital marketing agecncy in dubai, i am new here and all of you help me to take knowledge from here about web development and designing and SEO services etc.

Hahahaha oh wow.

Convince me you're human.
by SecondTalon
Tue Aug 01, 2017 1:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13142
Views: 1159727

Re: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)

Because Wypipo have no power there? I kinda don't understand the question. Segregation is controlled by the powerful group excluding and separating groups without power. BET is the "Screw your networks, we'll make our own! With blackjack, and hookers! Forget the blackjack. And the hookers!"...
by SecondTalon
Sun Jul 30, 2017 8:32 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Gaming fleeting thoughts
Replies: 580
Views: 60084

Re: Gaming fleeting thoughts

I would think it would be apparent but... if you're going to have an enemy ship drop more than one item AND some of those items may be illegal goods AND nearby ally or unrelated ships might scan you in less than 10 seconds, detect said illegal goods and penalize you for it.... You don't have a Take ...
by SecondTalon
Sun Jul 30, 2017 8:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5111
Views: 690437

Re: Most excellent times

Yes.
by SecondTalon
Sun Jul 30, 2017 2:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5111
Views: 690437

Re: Most excellent times

Terry prefers the informal among his peers while Holt prefers the formal. Terry also occasionally delves in to the third person, making it impossible to tell if Terry is being quoted or described.
by SecondTalon
Sat Jul 29, 2017 1:25 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Gaming fleeting thoughts
Replies: 580
Views: 60084

Re: Gaming fleeting thoughts

Indeed. If you're going to do that, you need two take all buttons - Take All Legal Goods, and Take All
by SecondTalon
Fri Jul 28, 2017 3:41 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13142
Views: 1159727

Re: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)

Jumble wrote:I apologise sir, but I an unsighted on the interpretation of your young persons dialectic and street patois.

I'm sayin' hot singles in your area want to spank you for not understanding evolution.
by SecondTalon
Thu Jul 27, 2017 10:41 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13142
Views: 1159727

Re: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)

TIL that last year more than twice as many young people applied to be filmed rutting on an island as applied to study at either Oxford or Cambridge Universities. TI also L that the evolution of the human race may have gone into reverse. Implying evolution has a goal or plan, or higher and lower sta...
by SecondTalon
Thu Jul 27, 2017 1:34 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Arithmetic puzzle
Replies: 5
Views: 1878

Re: Arithmetic puzzle

Alright then. Bye.
by SecondTalon
Tue Jul 25, 2017 10:52 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: My Pokemanz, let me show you them...
Replies: 541
Views: 102387

Re: My Pokemanz, let me show you them...

I swear, it's like those bestiaries where the information was clearly tenth-hand. Someone heard a description of a bird and drew that
by SecondTalon
Tue Jul 25, 2017 11:37 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: My Pokemanz, let me show you them...
Replies: 541
Views: 102387

Re: My Pokemanz, let me show you them...

There's a couple of raid chats and discord groups around town. We met a guy who was 0-15 until he finally got the blue pidgeon last night. Met a couple more who had two or three blue pidgeons but no thumbbirds. I'm not going to say shit about my 4-6 record with two of each. And yeah, I know it's Art...
by SecondTalon
Thu Jul 20, 2017 3:20 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Every hour, on the hour
Replies: 10859
Views: 727276

Re: Every hour, on the hour

It's not even been 3 hours.
by SecondTalon
Fri Jul 14, 2017 7:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13142
Views: 1159727

Re: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)

I learned about the Eleven Jones Cave, thanks to 17776 today.

Neat!
by SecondTalon
Fri Jul 14, 2017 2:20 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8589
Views: 1341329

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Grease also floats, burning grease doubly so. So if a fire starts, the first instinct is to throw water on it, which just spreads the flames.

Smother a grease fire. Use an extinguisher. Hell, throw a shitload of salt on it. Don't throw water.
by SecondTalon
Thu Jul 13, 2017 6:22 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I think I need to stop smoking.
Replies: 38
Views: 2809

Re: I think I need to stop smoking.

In my experience? Two years before it becomes disgusting to smell, but the six month mark was when it started to get easier. But honestly, if you can do one month, you can do six. If you can do six months, you can do the rest of your life.

Hang in there.
by SecondTalon
Thu Jul 13, 2017 6:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Living in the Wild
Replies: 18
Views: 1229

Re: Living in the Wild

At this point, there are no automatic systems to prevent a new user from adding links. I just disprove of all of them manually, often without bothering to change the reason why they were disapproved - after all, if you aren't going to read a rules thread, you aren't going to read a reason why your p...

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