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  • ThomamelasThomamelas SANTRON---HAS-COME-TO-TOWN MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL---EXCEPT THE AVENGERS. THE AVENGERS MUST DIE!Registered User regular
    Jacobkosh wrote: »
    "It's the same old story. Boy finds girl, boy loses girl, girl finds boy, boy forgets girl, boy remembers girl, girls dies in a tragic blimp accident over the Orange Bowl on New Year's Day."

    "Goodyear?"

    "No, the worst."

    That is such a good movie.

    "I'd known her for years. We used to go to all the police functions together. Ah, how I loved her, but she had her music. I think she had her music. She'd hang out with the Chicago Male Chorus and Symphony. I don't recall her playing an instrument or being able to carry a tune. Yet she was on the road 300 days of the year. In fact, I bought her a harp for Christmas. She asked me what it was. "

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  • Apothe0sisApothe0sis Registered User regular
    Apothe0sis wrote: »
    So, the other month Bart Ehrman released a book called Did Jesus Exist wherein he takes Acharya S to task for claiming there is a bronze statue hidden in the Vatican entitled "The Savior of the World". The statue depicts a rooster, with a human penis for a head.

    Everyone assumed Ehrman is right, but Acharya S keeps producing source after source discussing it. Looks like it really does exist.

    What a world.

    so, like

    what is it

    where is it from
    @Evil Multifarious

    Apparently it is a statue of the god Priapus - http://freethoughtnation.com/images/stories/sotercosmou.jpg ...maybe not safe for work.

    Acharya S thinks it is directly connected to the Apostle Peter, the scholarly consensus is sceptical.

    Tide goes in. Tide goes out.
  • ThomamelasThomamelas SANTRON---HAS-COME-TO-TOWN MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL---EXCEPT THE AVENGERS. THE AVENGERS MUST DIE!Registered User regular

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  • tyrannustyrannus Registered User regular
    Thomamelas wrote: »
    I need to stop ice skating. I'm fairly sure I have a bruise on my ass from falling.
    thom is butthurt - what a surprise!!

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  • VariableVariable Ted Hitler Stroke Me Lady FameRegistered User regular
    Jacobkosh wrote: »
    "It's the same old story. Boy finds girl, boy loses girl, girl finds boy, boy forgets girl, boy remembers girl, girls dies in a tragic blimp accident over the Orange Bowl on New Year's Day."

    "Goodyear?"

    "No, the worst."

    I've seen the movie so many times and I'm almost in tears laughing at this right now

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  • AresProphetAresProphet I see a darkness in my fate I'll drive my car without the brakesRegistered User regular
    It took me a long time to appreciate the Naked Gun movies.


    Also Bullitt Rye is way, way better than its price indicates. Everyone who knows about it thinks so, why haven't they caught on?

    oh, gimme some time
    show me the foothold from which I can climb
    yeah, when I feel low
    you show me a signpost for where I should go
  • VariableVariable Ted Hitler Stroke Me Lady FameRegistered User regular
    has anyone seen The Virgin suicides? watched it in class today. I thought it was excellent, it was maybe the most I've ever gotten out of class discussion too, made me realize how much was really going on in the movie (through what other people said and my own thoughts)

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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
    tomorrow i weigh myself

    aiee!!

  • TehSlothTehSloth this little piggy got a house made of bricksRegistered User regular
    Variable wrote: »
    has anyone seen The Virgin suicides? watched it in class today. I thought it was excellent, it was maybe the most I've ever gotten out of class discussion too, made me realize how much was really going on in the movie (through what other people said and my own thoughts)

    I think I remember being tempted to watch it on netflix, but haven't gotten around to it. Might check it out.

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  • Donkey KongDonkey Kong Once more into the breach Registered User regular
    I wonder who had the job of hosing The Rock down between takes on the set of Fast Five.

    Thousands of hot, local singles are waiting to play at bubbulon.com.
  • Apothe0sisApothe0sis Registered User regular
    her butt is pleasingly rendered i guess but it's also kind of weird-looking

    she is poorly written and executed though as a character
    But then, who do you choose?

    Ashley is religious and space racist
    Liara is all over the place and a weirdo. She's nice I suppose, but she's fairly lacking in personality.
    Jack is ANGRY and has no hair (or dat ass, or bosom).
    Tali. Don't even talk to me about that. The worst!

    I don't know if there's someone new in 3.

    Tide goes in. Tide goes out.
  • JacobkoshJacobkosh Gamble a stamp. I can show you how to be a real man!Moderator mod
    Variable wrote: »
    Jacobkosh wrote: »
    "It's the same old story. Boy finds girl, boy loses girl, girl finds boy, boy forgets girl, boy remembers girl, girls dies in a tragic blimp accident over the Orange Bowl on New Year's Day."

    "Goodyear?"

    "No, the worst."

    I've seen the movie so many times and I'm almost in tears laughing at this right now

    the first time I saw it was with my dad when I was a kid and on the drive home he had to pull over a couple of times because we were laughing so hard.

  • JacobkoshJacobkosh Gamble a stamp. I can show you how to be a real man!Moderator mod
  • _J__J_ Pedant Registered User, __BANNED USERS regular
    Do ancient Greek poets count as philosophers?

  • JacobkoshJacobkosh Gamble a stamp. I can show you how to be a real man!Moderator mod
    Variable wrote: »
    has anyone seen The Virgin suicides? watched it in class today. I thought it was excellent, it was maybe the most I've ever gotten out of class discussion too, made me realize how much was really going on in the movie (through what other people said and my own thoughts)

    I never have seen it and I need to. I like the soundtrack a lot.

  • Apothe0sisApothe0sis Registered User regular
    Variable wrote: »
    has anyone seen The Virgin suicides? watched it in class today. I thought it was excellent, it was maybe the most I've ever gotten out of class discussion too, made me realize how much was really going on in the movie (through what other people said and my own thoughts)

    I saw it. I found it darkly humorous at time, and at others rather depressing. Apparently it was the done thing amongst the mopey girls of my peers to watch it at parties and cut themselves.

    I would like to know more about what was going on. It has been a while though.

    Tide goes in. Tide goes out.
  • Premier kakosPremier kakos Registered User, ClubPA regular
    _J_ wrote: »
    Do ancient Greek poets count as philosophers?

    Usually not. I'm sure there's a poet that crossed the boundary though somewhere.

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  • _J__J_ Pedant Registered User, __BANNED USERS regular
    _J_ wrote: »
    Do ancient Greek poets count as philosophers?

    Usually not. I'm sure there's a poet that crossed the boundary though somewhere.

    I'm trying to decide if Gilgamesh, Sophocles, euripides, Aristophanes, and Ovid go on my philosophy bookshelf or not. I'm tempted to put Aristophanes on there, but if I include him I have to include the others...and I'm afraid that if I include these guys i'm obligated to include Dante.

  • VariableVariable Ted Hitler Stroke Me Lady FameRegistered User regular
    Jacobkosh wrote: »
    Variable wrote: »
    Jacobkosh wrote: »
    "It's the same old story. Boy finds girl, boy loses girl, girl finds boy, boy forgets girl, boy remembers girl, girls dies in a tragic blimp accident over the Orange Bowl on New Year's Day."

    "Goodyear?"

    "No, the worst."

    I've seen the movie so many times and I'm almost in tears laughing at this right now

    the first time I saw it was with my dad when I was a kid and on the drive home he had to pull over a couple of times because we were laughing so hard.

    that is awesome

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  • TehSlothTehSloth this little piggy got a house made of bricksRegistered User regular
    Apothe0sis wrote: »
    her butt is pleasingly rendered i guess but it's also kind of weird-looking

    she is poorly written and executed though as a character
    But then, who do you choose?

    Ashley is religious and space racist
    Liara is all over the place and a weirdo. She's nice I suppose, but she's fairly lacking in personality.
    Jack is ANGRY and has no hair (or dat ass, or bosom).
    Tali. Don't even talk to me about that. The worst!

    I don't know if there's someone new in 3.

    I may be a xenophobe, but I definitely went Ashley/Miranda/
    Ashley

    There was very little about Liara or Tali that appealed to me and Jack vs Miranda, not even a question.

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  • VariableVariable Ted Hitler Stroke Me Lady FameRegistered User regular
    edited April 2012
    Apothe0sis wrote: »
    Variable wrote: »
    has anyone seen The Virgin suicides? watched it in class today. I thought it was excellent, it was maybe the most I've ever gotten out of class discussion too, made me realize how much was really going on in the movie (through what other people said and my own thoughts)

    I saw it. I found it darkly humorous at time, and at others rather depressing. Apparently it was the done thing amongst the mopey girls of my peers to watch it at parties and cut themselves.

    I would like to know more about what was going on. It has been a while though.

    that's frightening

    I shouldn't have said it that way, it's not like there's a secret plot or something. it's just a lot of the inter family stuff developed as we talked about it, the behavior of the parents and stuff.
    like the father clearly having decided at some point while his 5 girls were growing up that he just had no idea what to do so he was going to do nothing

    Variable on
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  • JacobkoshJacobkosh Gamble a stamp. I can show you how to be a real man!Moderator mod
    IT'S ENRICO PALAZZO!

  • VariableVariable Ted Hitler Stroke Me Lady FameRegistered User regular
    enrico palazzo! enrico palazzo!

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  • VariableVariable Ted Hitler Stroke Me Lady FameRegistered User regular
    you know I said that memory was awesome but I wanted to say it was beautiful and stopped myself

    but it is! that's a beautiful memory!

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  • ThomamelasThomamelas SANTRON---HAS-COME-TO-TOWN MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL---EXCEPT THE AVENGERS. THE AVENGERS MUST DIE!Registered User regular


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  • Evil MultifariousEvil Multifarious Registered User regular
    Apothe0sis wrote: »
    her butt is pleasingly rendered i guess but it's also kind of weird-looking

    she is poorly written and executed though as a character
    But then, who do you choose?

    Ashley is religious and space racist
    Liara is all over the place and a weirdo. She's nice I suppose, but she's fairly lacking in personality.
    Jack is ANGRY and has no hair (or dat ass, or bosom).
    Tali. Don't even talk to me about that. The worst!

    I don't know if there's someone new in 3.

    the only reason not to pick tali is that she has legions of creepy nerd fans

    thing is, she is the best written female character, and also the best voice-acted. plus she is an interesting character who has a bunch of great scenes if you romance her that tie in with the greater storyline really directly.

    i think the romance with Tali that I saw in ME2 and ME3 is the best video game relationship I've seen, and there were even a few moments that made me go "awww!" and exchange cutesy faces with my girlfriend

    the weak point was definitely shepard of course, in those scenes

    i also found that romance scenes in general are kind of creepy in video games, and the more immersive the game the creepier they are - like the game is trying to make me attracted to this fake person, not as a sexual image-object but as a person

    and also that when shepard starts hitting on the ladies it really dissociates me, as a player, from the character - i'm no longer shepard, i'm just watching shepard and inputting decisions

    Inquisitor wrote: »
    I fucking hate you Canadians.
  • JacobkoshJacobkosh Gamble a stamp. I can show you how to be a real man!Moderator mod
    Variable wrote: »
    you know I said that memory was awesome but I wanted to say it was beautiful and stopped myself

    but it is! that's a beautiful memory!

    haha aw

    thank you! and yeah it is a very fond one for me. I don't think I'd ever laughed that hard in my life, and I don't think I had ever seen that side of my dad before either.

  • Premier kakosPremier kakos Registered User, ClubPA regular
    Why won't Will join us anymore? I asked him a question days ago and he has yet to answer.

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  • Evil MultifariousEvil Multifarious Registered User regular
    edited April 2012
    the hardest i've ever seen my father laugh was one sunday morning when I was maybe ten or eleven

    we were all having breakfast and my dad was reading the paper at the counter, chuckling at the dave barry column

    and then he starts laughing really hard, and tries to read this one section

    and he gets to a sentence, something about "singing songs about roofing," and he just starts cackling uncontrollably (we both have high-pitched laughs), double over in his blue robe, taking off his glasses and wiping his eyes, laughing so hard that he starts drooling a bit and finally has to drink some water to recover

    he was a carpenter and contractor so i think the subject matter struck him just so

    it is a very endearing memory

    Evil Multifarious on
    Inquisitor wrote: »
    I fucking hate you Canadians.
  • PodlyPodly you unzipped me! it's all coming back! i don't like it!Registered User regular
    hi folks

    follow my music twitter soundcloud tumblr
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  • Premier kakosPremier kakos Registered User, ClubPA regular
    At what point does a crush on a girl stop being a crush and start being creepy unrequited love?

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  • DeebaserDeebaser on my way to work in a suit and a tie Ahhhh...come on fucking guyRegistered User regular
    writing out table cards...

    Mr. and Mrs. Dude's Name
    Mr. and Mrs. Brother in law

    More like Mr. and Mrs. PATRIARCHY!

    YOLO. Swag. Whatever. Fuck it. Lets do this.
  • JacobkoshJacobkosh Gamble a stamp. I can show you how to be a real man!Moderator mod
    that moment in a young man's life when he and his dad laugh at a beaver joke together

  • FeralFeral That's what I do. I drink, and I know things. Registered User regular
    My dad had a seriously raunchy sense of humor and was making lewd jokes as long as I can remember.

    I actually suppressed my sexuality quite a lot when I was around him during puberty because I didn't want him to make jokes about it.

    every person who doesn't like an acquired taste always seems to think everyone who likes it is faking it. it should be an official fallacy.
    the "no true scotch man" fallacy.
  • DeebaserDeebaser on my way to work in a suit and a tie Ahhhh...come on fucking guyRegistered User regular
    what's the proper etiquette for snubbing the jackass fiance of a friend of ours.?

    YOLO. Swag. Whatever. Fuck it. Lets do this.
  • dlinfinitidlinfiniti Registered User regular
    Why won't Will join us anymore? I asked him a question days ago and he has yet to answer.

    he's afraid feral will defile his identity as well

    AAAAA!!! PLAAAYGUUU!!!!
  • JacobkoshJacobkosh Gamble a stamp. I can show you how to be a real man!Moderator mod
    haha EM my folks were religious Dave Barry readers

    we used to pass his column around the kitchen table

  • Evil MultifariousEvil Multifarious Registered User regular
    At what point does a crush on a girl stop being a crush and start being creepy unrequited love?

    when you watch deepthroat gag porn and tape a cut-out picture of her face to the monitor where the porn starlet's head is

    Inquisitor wrote: »
    I fucking hate you Canadians.
  • Premier kakosPremier kakos Registered User, ClubPA regular
    At what point does a crush on a girl stop being a crush and start being creepy unrequited love?

    when you watch deepthroat gag porn and tape a cut-out picture of her face to the monitor where the porn starlet's head is

    Hmmm. Haven't done that yet. Yay, I'm not a creep yet.

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  • _J__J_ Pedant Registered User, __BANNED USERS regular
    Podly wrote: »
    hi folks

    Podly!

    Is Aristophanes a philosopher?

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