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  • HonkHonk Honk is this poster. Registered User, __BANNED USERS regular
    edited January 2011
    I'm not convinced that Téa Leoni ever closes her mouth in Bad Boys. I don't mean that she keeps talking it's just that her mouth has been constantly opened.

    Honk on
  • MazzyxMazzyx I can dig it. Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    Ugh I'm coughing so hard my throat is bleeding a little.

    chug some hotsauce

    Hot tea and honey, it helps.

    Mazzyx on
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  • DaxonDaxon Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    thanks

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  • KalkinoKalkino Buttons Londres Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    Lucy Lawless is cute enough and I like her, but when she talks I get a bad case of cultural cringe. This is perfectly normal for NZers though, as we are weird like that. We basically hate our accent but don't care to change it

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  • matt has a problemmatt has a problem I've got waffles and I've got beerRegistered User regular
    edited January 2011
    Mazzyx wrote: »
    Ugh I'm coughing so hard my throat is bleeding a little.

    chug some hotsauce

    Hot tea and honey, it helps.
    This is funnier if honey doesn't refer to food.

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  • ZombiemamboZombiemambo Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    Mazzyx wrote: »
    Ugh I'm coughing so hard my throat is bleeding a little.

    chug some hotsauce

    Hot tea and honey, it helps.
    This is funnier if honey doesn't refer to food.

    fabulous

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  • WashWash Sweet Christmas Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    Feral wrote: »
    why is it people say to watch Primer twice

    everyone says this

    Have you seen it once?

    Yeah

    Wash on
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  • RMS OceanicRMS Oceanic Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    According to my super advanced math, Cutethulhu should reach me at some point between April and July.

    Good, that's when our weather is most decent. :)

    RMS Oceanic on
  • TL DRTL DR On this, reasonable people can disagreeRegistered User regular
    edited January 2011
    Honey showed up dextromethorphan (cough suppressant in tussin) in a study on childrens' cough.

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  • HakkekageHakkekage Space Whore Academy summa cum laudeRegistered User regular
    edited January 2011
    Kalkino wrote: »
    Lucy Lawless is cute enough and I like her, but when she talks I get a bad case of cultural cringe. This is perfectly normal for NZers though, as we are weird like that. We basically hate our accent but don't care to change it

    i wonder how accents evolve like that

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  • HonkHonk Honk is this poster. Registered User, __BANNED USERS regular
    edited January 2011
    According to my super advanced math, Cutethulhu should reach me at some point between April and July.

    Good, that's when our weather is most decent. :)

    He is going to EUROPALAND?

    Honk on
  • EchoEcho Staring is caring Moderator mod
    edited January 2011
    And home.

    We saw Despicable Me and The Boat That Rocked.

    Echo on
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    Casual wrote: »
    a man reaches a certain age when he can no longer be part of groups with "wang" in the title
  • KalkinoKalkino Buttons Londres Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    Hakkekage wrote: »
    Kalkino wrote: »
    Lucy Lawless is cute enough and I like her, but when she talks I get a bad case of cultural cringe. This is perfectly normal for NZers though, as we are weird like that. We basically hate our accent but don't care to change it

    i wonder how accents evolve like that

    Yeah, it would be good to know more about that kind of thing, but I never had enough free credits to take Sociology papers at uni.

    The one paper I did take on the topic was of the firm opinion (or the lecturer at least), that NZers (using standard mimic based studies) are the only primary English speakers (as a nation) where the native speakers to do not see their particular accent as more prestigious/ worthy than the common alternatives (Basic American, British, Australian, Canadian etc)

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  • NerdgasmicNerdgasmic __BANNED USERS regular
    edited January 2011
    Hakkekage wrote: »
    Kalkino wrote: »
    Lucy Lawless is cute enough and I like her, but when she talks I get a bad case of cultural cringe. This is perfectly normal for NZers though, as we are weird like that. We basically hate our accent but don't care to change it

    i wonder how accents evolve like that

    places that aren't america have high background levels of Foreign particles that are known to cause accent growth in humans

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  • VariableVariable Ted Hitler Stroke Me Lady FameRegistered User regular
    edited January 2011
    why is it people say to watch Primer twice

    everyone says this

    I wouldn't believe someone who said they understood it in one viewing without reading something or talking to people about it

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  • AriviaArivia Registered User
    edited January 2011
    Echo wrote: »
    And home.

    We saw Despicable Me and The Boat That Rocked.

    no mumblecore?

    fail

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  • RMS OceanicRMS Oceanic Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    Honk wrote: »
    According to my super advanced math, Cutethulhu should reach me at some point between April and July.

    Good, that's when our weather is most decent. :)

    He is going to EUROPALAND?

    Yeah, just as soon as Canada, Australia and New Zealand are finished with him, I shall greet him as he enters our Socialist EUtopia. Pun intended with no regrets.

    RMS Oceanic on
  • DaxonDaxon Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    Echo wrote: »
    And home.

    We saw Despicable Me and The Boat That Rocked.

    Despicable Me was pretty meh, actually kind of terrible.

    The Boat That Rocked is so good though.

    Daxon on
  • gundam470gundam470 Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    Variable wrote: »
    why is it people say to watch Primer twice

    everyone says this

    I wouldn't believe someone who said they understood it in one viewing without reading something or talking to people about it

    Even if someone did that for me I'd have to be all "ok, now explain it all again WHILE we watch the movie"

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  • HonkHonk Honk is this poster. Registered User, __BANNED USERS regular
    edited January 2011
    Honk wrote: »
    According to my super advanced math, Cutethulhu should reach me at some point between April and July.

    Good, that's when our weather is most decent. :)

    He is going to EUROPALAND?

    Yeah, just as soon as Canada, Australia and New Zealand are finished with him, I shall greet him as he enters our Socialist EUtopia. Pun intended with no regrets.

    The bear sheds ONE tear.

    Continent of MARX greets the Octopod.

    Honk on
  • RMS OceanicRMS Oceanic Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    Wait a minute, you're on the Cutethulhu list!

    Is Sweden no longer part of EUROPALAND?

    Also, is the food Ikea offers like the Theme Park version of traditional Swedish Cuisine?

    RMS Oceanic on
  • HakkekageHakkekage Space Whore Academy summa cum laudeRegistered User regular
    edited January 2011
    i really wonder how american accents sound to other english speakers

    do we sound stupid to them, like how british accents sound refined, or aussie ones sound laid back

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  • VariableVariable Ted Hitler Stroke Me Lady FameRegistered User regular
    edited January 2011
    gundam470 wrote: »
    Variable wrote: »
    why is it people say to watch Primer twice

    everyone says this

    I wouldn't believe someone who said they understood it in one viewing without reading something or talking to people about it

    Even if someone did that for me I'd have to be all "ok, now explain it all again WHILE we watch the movie"

    yeah me too

    I watched it, didn't get what the fuss was about, read a bunch of shit, understood that I missed so fucking much in the movie, watched it again, and then talked about it a lot.

    now I'm a fan, but I always say 'watch it twice'

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  • VariableVariable Ted Hitler Stroke Me Lady FameRegistered User regular
    edited January 2011
    heading over to nexus' plaaace

    bye bye

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  • EchoEcho Staring is caring Moderator mod
    edited January 2011
    Daxon wrote: »
    Echo wrote: »
    And home.

    We saw Despicable Me and The Boat That Rocked.

    Despicable Me was pretty meh, actually kind of terrible.

    The Boat That Rocked is so good though.

    Despicable Me was incredibly formulaic, and felt like it was formulaic for the sake of being formulaic.

    Echo on
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    Casual wrote: »
    a man reaches a certain age when he can no longer be part of groups with "wang" in the title
  • DasUberEdwardDasUberEdward Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    Hakkekage wrote: »
    i really wonder how american accents sound to other english speakers

    do we sound stupid to them, like how british accents sound refined, or aussie ones sound laid back

    i wonder this all the time.

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  • HonkHonk Honk is this poster. Registered User, __BANNED USERS regular
    edited January 2011
    Wait a minute, you're on the Cutethulhu list!

    Is Sweden no longer part of EUROPALAND?

    Also, is the food Ikea offers like the Theme Park version of traditional Swedish Cuisine?

    Yes and yes.

    I just hadn't kept up with where the little guy was for a while. :)

    Honk on
  • EchoEcho Staring is caring Moderator mod
    edited January 2011
    Hakkekage wrote: »
    i really wonder how american accents sound to other english speakers

    do we sound stupid to them, like how british accents sound refined, or aussie ones sound laid back

    Southern accepts generally sound like DURR HERP DERP to Europeans, but most other American accents are fine. (While spoken at normal volume.)

    Echo on
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    Casual wrote: »
    a man reaches a certain age when he can no longer be part of groups with "wang" in the title
  • DynagripDynagrip destroy everything you touch Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited January 2011
    damn. last drop of my phone jacked it up. can send and receive texts. that's about it. hopefully i can rescue the pictures with bitpim.

    Dynagrip on
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  • HakkekageHakkekage Space Whore Academy summa cum laudeRegistered User regular
    edited January 2011
    Variable wrote: »
    heading over to nexus' plaaace

    bye bye

    touch him

    in his furry place
    so his belly button

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  • DaxonDaxon Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    Hakkekage wrote: »
    i really wonder how american accents sound to other english speakers

    do we sound stupid to them, like how british accents sound refined, or aussie ones sound laid back

    American accents sound.. very blunt. Not stupid, just blunt.

    Very seldom do you expect any subtlety from an American accent.

    It's difficult to describe.


    I've got an international school accent, I wonder how I sound - Brits think American or sometimes Scottish/Irish, Americans think British, everyone says I have perfect English though.

    Funny thing is that pretty much all people who've gone to international schools growing up sound exactly the same, no matter where they went to school.

    Daxon on
  • gundam470gundam470 Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    Hakkekage wrote: »
    i really wonder how american accents sound to other english speakers

    do we sound stupid to them, like how british accents sound refined, or aussie ones sound laid back

    i wonder this all the time.

    We sound like liberty

    *f-22s do a fly over*

    and freedom.

    *bald eagle screeches*

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  • WashWash Sweet Christmas Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    Variable wrote: »
    why is it people say to watch Primer twice

    everyone says this

    I wouldn't believe someone who said they understood it in one viewing without reading something or talking to people about it

    But I bought the movie, why would I only watch it once?

    I was expecting something like Shutter Island in how, on the rewatch, you're given an entirely new perspective, which given the sci-fi subject matter was totally a possibility to me.

    I thought there was more to the "watch it twice!" thing is all.

    Wash on
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  • RMS OceanicRMS Oceanic Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    Echo wrote: »
    Hakkekage wrote: »
    i really wonder how american accents sound to other english speakers

    do we sound stupid to them, like how british accents sound refined, or aussie ones sound laid back

    Southern accepts generally sound like DURR HERP DERP to Europeans, but most other American accents are fine. (While spoken at normal volume.)

    Ah do declare that the dulcet tones of the refahned Country Gentulman is a dahlect originating from these Unahted States that Ah fahnd most pleasureable upon mah ears.

    RMS Oceanic on
  • DaxonDaxon Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    Variable wrote: »
    why is it people say to watch Primer twice

    everyone says this

    I wouldn't believe someone who said they understood it in one viewing without reading something or talking to people about it

    But I bought the movie, why would I only watch it once?

    I was expecting something like Shutter Island in how, on the rewatch, you're given an entirely new perspective, which given the sci-fi subject matter was totally a possibility to me.

    I thought there was more to the "watch it twice!" thing is all.

    Nah, it's just a case of the ending of Primer being "oh yeah, we forgot to tell you all this stuff - look how the narrative suddenly makes sense"

    But then it doesn't and you need fifteen fucking graphs to figure it all out.

    I watched the movie once, spoke with my friend about it while we browsed the wiki article on it before we eventually concluded it was a dumb film never to be watched again.

    Daxon on
  • TaminTamin Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    Variable wrote: »
    why is it people say to watch Primer twice

    everyone says this

    I wouldn't believe someone who said they understood it in one viewing without reading something or talking to people about it

    But I bought the movie, why would I only watch it once?

    I was expecting something like Shutter Island in how, on the rewatch, you're given an entirely new perspective, which given the sci-fi subject matter was totally a possibility to me.

    I thought there was more to the "watch it twice!" thing is all.

    Ah, thanks for reminding me; I keep forgetting to put shutter island up.

    Tamin on
  • WashWash Sweet Christmas Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    Canadians don't think they have an accent

    Maritimes folk do, definitely

    and the Francophones, sure

    but the rest of us? Nahhhh

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  • Dread Pirate ArbuthnotDread Pirate Arbuthnot OMG WRIGGLY T O X O P L A S M O S I SRegistered User regular
    edited January 2011
    Canadians don't think they have an accent

    Maritimes folk do, definitely

    and the Francophones, sure

    but the rest of us? Nahhhh

    We say 'broodle' instead of brutal.

    And a few other little quirks like that.

    Otherwise, we sound American.

    Dread Pirate Arbuthnot on
  • JacobkoshJacobkosh Gamble a stamp. I can show you how to be a wise man!Moderator mod
    edited January 2011
    For some reason a lot of British and European actors tend to adopt Southern accents when playing Americans even when it makes no sense in context. Christopher Plummer did a bit of this when he played Mike Wallace in The Insider and it was kind of grating because Mike Wallace is a real person who sounds about as Southern as my left nut.

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  • Dread Pirate ArbuthnotDread Pirate Arbuthnot OMG WRIGGLY T O X O P L A S M O S I SRegistered User regular
    edited January 2011
    someone make the coughing stooooopp

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