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It's time to be ten

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  • RaneadosRaneados Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    man I was in high school when 9/11 went down

    ah too old

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  • J3pJ3p Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    I remember having a Baader-Meinhof moment because I had just learned about the World Trade Centers a couple of days before they fell.

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  • Burning OrganBurning Organ Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    This is kind of relevant:


    My brother and I just tried to get an old C64 to work, but the keyboard part won't light up.

    Kinda want to try to buy a new one, but they cost 30 cash monies.

    Maybe I should just try a new power cable & transformer.

  • CyvrosCyvros Look behind you, a catharsis of spurious morality!Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    I still have a hard time believing people were born after, say, 1992
    Change that to 1991 and that's me.

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  • J3pJ3p Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Surely there are myriad guides to DIY C64 repair/maintenance? Seems like it'd be a fun little weekend project!

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  • Munkus BeaverMunkus Beaver Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited August 2009
    Cyvros wrote: »
    I still have a hard time believing people were born after, say, 1992
    Change that to 1991 and that's me.

    I don't believe in people born after 1990.

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  • I Win SwordfightsI Win Swordfights fuck tough be coolRegistered User regular
    edited August 2009
    When I was ten I was reunited with one of my best friends and I was in fifth grade and I got hit in the testicles with a tetherball and played kickball and it was good times

  • ASimPersonASimPerson Cold... and hard.Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    When I was ten I was reunited with one of my best friends and I was in fifth grade and I got hit in the testicles with a tetherball and played kickball and it was good times

    This actually reminds me of playing kickball in PE.

    We played on an actual baseball field. I slipped on home plate and fell straight onto my back. Got the wind knocked right out of me.

    I've been very lucky with regards to injuries and whatnot, so that's pretty much the worst thing that's ever happened to me. I think most people would admit it sucks pretty badly though - you're just sitting there, trying to breathe but it just feels like nothing's there. Ugh.

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  • Burning OrganBurning Organ Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    J3p wrote: »
    Surely there are myriad guides to DIY C64 repair/maintenance? Seems like it'd be a fun little weekend project!

    Soldering thingy is busted.

    :(

  • I Win SwordfightsI Win Swordfights fuck tough be coolRegistered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Our playground was huge, but it was all asphalt

    There were three kickball courts, though, and that was badass.

    There was one court that the gifted kids (us) and the magnet kids played each other at

    This one was the test of your mettle because to the left there was a handball wall, and if you hit it, you got a free double. If you kicked over it, immediate homerun.

    The last day of sixth grade, we had an epic kickball game that we won.

    Fuck I miss elementary.

  • ascotascot Registered User
    edited August 2009
    Even with people born in 1989 it's like "wow that's really close to 1990"

  • J3pJ3p Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    1989 fo' life yo

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  • ascotascot Registered User
    edited August 2009
    J3p wrote: »
    1989 fo' life yo

    wow that's really close to 1990!

  • CyvrosCyvros Look behind you, a catharsis of spurious morality!Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Wow, that's really close to 1622!

    From a certain point of view.

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  • The Far SideThe Far Side __BANNED USERS regular
    edited August 2009
    if you're fucking Q

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  • CyvrosCyvros Look behind you, a catharsis of spurious morality!Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Wait, did you just respond to my vague Star Wars reference with a Star Trek one?

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  • The Far SideThe Far Side __BANNED USERS regular
    edited August 2009
    you better believe i did

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  • CyvrosCyvros Look behind you, a catharsis of spurious morality!Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Where the fuck has the consistency gone?

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  • UnbreakableVowUnbreakableVow Don't fuck with a witch Time to go VROOM!Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    I was with this girl about a year back who was born in 1990.

    February 1990, but I still felt pretty weird.

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  • marty_0001marty_0001 Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Yeah I used to have a rule that I wouldn't date anyone younger than my little brother (I am three years older than him). But as we get older I guess it matters a lot less.

  • Punsie McKalePunsie McKale Registered User
    edited August 2009
    Skull Man wrote: »
    one time in sixth grade a kid (the one who would later break my necklace )poured milk on my lunch tray

    so I flipped it onto him

    he sat their, wet, dripping milk, and cried

    it was insane, it became pretty legendary as the difinitive bitch-down

    As far as I can tell, this kid has a lifelong vendetta against Skull Man

    every year I was in High School except for Senior, he would show up on his birthday and challenge him to a fight, as if he was Sabretooth

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  • ButlerButler 89 episodes or bust Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Skull Man wrote: »
    one time in sixth grade a kid (the one who would later break my necklace )poured milk on my lunch tray

    so I flipped it onto him

    he sat their, wet, dripping milk, and cried

    it was insane, it became pretty legendary as the difinitive bitch-down

    As far as I can tell, this kid has a lifelong vendetta against Skull Man

    every year I was in High School except for Senior, he would show up on his birthday and challenge him to a fight, as if he was Sabretooth

    Jermaine is that you? Tube needs to at least change your name back or this is going to be confusing.

  • Punsie McKalePunsie McKale Registered User
    edited August 2009
    Butler wrote: »
    Jermaine is that you? Tube needs to at least change your name back or this is going to be confusing.

    yeah, Jermaine

    I don't expect any favors, I don't post enough for it to be too huge a deal

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  • ButlerButler 89 episodes or bust Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Jermaine are you coming to PAX?

  • Punsie McKalePunsie McKale Registered User
    edited August 2009
    I'd like to, but because of money right now, Seattle might as well be the moon

    I probably will at some point, though

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  • ElkiElki GOBS OF PUKE!!! YES!!!!!!!Super Moderator, Moderator, ClubPA mod
    edited August 2009
    Ten was my bird abuse era. My friends and I would spend our days making traps for them, and going around with our slingshots looking for pigeons.

  • L|amaL|ama Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    350% of kids who abuse animals go on to become serial killers.


    You are three and a half serial killers, Elki

  • zimfanzimfan Registered User
    edited August 2009
    Skull Man wrote: »
    one time in sixth grade a kid (the one who would later break my necklace )poured milk on my lunch tray

    so I flipped it onto him

    he sat their, wet, dripping milk, and cried

    it was insane, it became pretty legendary as the difinitive bitch-down

    As far as I can tell, this kid has a lifelong vendetta against Skull Man

    every year I was in High School except for Senior, he would show up on his birthday and challenge him to a fight, as if he was Sabretooth

    that's so fucking awesome

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  • I Win SwordfightsI Win Swordfights fuck tough be coolRegistered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Skull Man wrote: »
    one time in sixth grade a kid (the one who would later break my necklace )poured milk on my lunch tray

    so I flipped it onto him

    he sat their, wet, dripping milk, and cried

    it was insane, it became pretty legendary as the difinitive bitch-down

    As far as I can tell, this kid has a lifelong vendetta against Skull Man

    every year I was in High School except for Senior, he would show up on his birthday and challenge him to a fight, as if he was Sabretooth
    Has Cohen ever indulged him?

  • Punsie McKalePunsie McKale Registered User
    edited August 2009
    Skull Man wrote: »
    one time in sixth grade a kid (the one who would later break my necklace )poured milk on my lunch tray

    so I flipped it onto him

    he sat their, wet, dripping milk, and cried

    it was insane, it became pretty legendary as the difinitive bitch-down

    As far as I can tell, this kid has a lifelong vendetta against Skull Man

    every year I was in High School except for Senior, he would show up on his birthday and challenge him to a fight, as if he was Sabretooth
    Has Cohen ever indulged him?

    mostly just shoving and posturing, then everyone ends up shaking hands because the guy travels with a group of do-bads for backup

    problem with that is, everyone knows everyone in this town, soooo there's a good chance your rival's crony is someone who watched you have an allergic reaction to kahlua when you were 11

    it's hard to get serious about it, but the kid (Tim, I think?) still tries it every few years

    he's an apple-cheeked youth with the kind of voice you'd expect to hear in a western saying "oooh, cmon Sherrif, can't I help round up Black Bart?"

    in middle school, he was shoved in a garbage can almost weekly, which shouldn’t exist outside of movies but there you are

    that said, I think Cohen made him eat grass one time in Elementary, so maybe there's more to it

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  • SniperLogicSniperLogic Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    I was probably playing a shitload of Pokemon at that age.

    Oh and the World Trade Center attack happened, so that blew away a bit of that lovely childhood naivety.

    Jesus, I was in college when that happened. Young whipper-snappers.

    Same. I went to undergrad in Chicago, fairly close to the Sears Tower. Needless to say, on that day is was a pretty credible threat that a plane was coming for it next.

    The university locked down, people were running in panic from the loop area, highways were jammed with cars. It was very unnerving that night, sitting around, having some beers, and seeing jet fighters on patrol over Chicago.

    Thereafter, while sitting at the El stop I would count how many American flags I saw on cars as they passed by; this number was very large.

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  • ButlerButler 89 episodes or bust Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Skull Man wrote: »
    one time in sixth grade a kid (the one who would later break my necklace )poured milk on my lunch tray

    so I flipped it onto him

    he sat their, wet, dripping milk, and cried

    it was insane, it became pretty legendary as the difinitive bitch-down

    As far as I can tell, this kid has a lifelong vendetta against Skull Man

    every year I was in High School except for Senior, he would show up on his birthday and challenge him to a fight, as if he was Sabretooth
    Has Cohen ever indulged him?

    mostly just shoving and posturing, then everyone ends up shaking hands because the guy travels with a group of do-bads for backup

    problem with that is, everyone knows everyone in this town, soooo there's a good chance your rival's crony is someone who watched you have an allergic reaction to kahlua when you were 11

    it's hard to get serious about it, but the kid (Tim, I think?) still tries it every few years

    he's an apple-cheeked youth with the kind of voice you'd expect to hear in a western saying "oooh, cmon Sherrif, can't I help round up Black Bart?"

    in middle school, he was shoved in a garbage can almost weekly, which shouldn’t exist outside of movies but there you are

    that said, I think Cohen made him eat grass one time in Elementary, so maybe there's more to it

    See I can't hear the name Cohen without thinking

    Cohen.jpg

  • Punsie McKalePunsie McKale Registered User
    edited August 2009
    Butler wrote: »

    See I can't hear the name Cohen without thinking

    Cohen.jpg

    Skull Man also has a Silver Horde

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  • SnowbeatSnowbeat i need something to kick this thing's ass over the lineRegistered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Butler wrote: »
    Skull Man wrote: »
    one time in sixth grade a kid (the one who would later break my necklace )poured milk on my lunch tray

    so I flipped it onto him

    he sat their, wet, dripping milk, and cried

    it was insane, it became pretty legendary as the difinitive bitch-down

    As far as I can tell, this kid has a lifelong vendetta against Skull Man

    every year I was in High School except for Senior, he would show up on his birthday and challenge him to a fight, as if he was Sabretooth
    Has Cohen ever indulged him?

    mostly just shoving and posturing, then everyone ends up shaking hands because the guy travels with a group of do-bads for backup

    problem with that is, everyone knows everyone in this town, soooo there's a good chance your rival's crony is someone who watched you have an allergic reaction to kahlua when you were 11

    it's hard to get serious about it, but the kid (Tim, I think?) still tries it every few years

    he's an apple-cheeked youth with the kind of voice you'd expect to hear in a western saying "oooh, cmon Sherrif, can't I help round up Black Bart?"

    in middle school, he was shoved in a garbage can almost weekly, which shouldn’t exist outside of movies but there you are

    that said, I think Cohen made him eat grass one time in Elementary, so maybe there's more to it

    See I can't hear the name Cohen without thinking

    Cohen.jpg

    whereas I can't help but think of
    Spoiler:

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  • ButlerButler 89 episodes or bust Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Somewhere in between lies the truth.

  • paroniparoni __BANNED USERS
    edited August 2009
    when I was ten gameboys looked like this
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    and the dvd was just invented.
    fuck, im old now already.

  • Lost SalientLost Salient Z is for Zillah who drank too much ginRegistered User regular
    edited August 2009
    When I was ten they posthumously commissioned Eugene Bullard as a Second Lieutenant in the Air Force! And 25 people killed themselves in the town where I lived when I was eight! Also apparently Aung San Suu Kyi was freed from house arrest. Heh.

    This is my favourite, though:
    November 4 – San Francisco: The first conference devoted entirely to the subject of the commercial potential of the World Wide Web opens.

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  • Randall_FlaggRandall_Flagg Registered User
    edited August 2009
    I just cannot believe this thread!

    Being thrown in trashcans? Frequent fights at school? Pouring milk on people's trays?

    I thought none of this stuff happened outside of movies. What is you dudes' deal?

  • WeaverWeaver Storm coming FinallyRegistered User regular
    edited August 2009
    When I was ten the Exxon Valdez took a shit all over Prince William Sound.

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  • As7As7 Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    When I was ten projec was probably just being born.

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