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  • nexuscrawlernexuscrawler Registered User regular
    Organichu wrote: »
    sometimes i have really weird thoughts that are even too weird for this forum (you guys being probably my most casual social circle by an order of magnitude)

    and then they just bounce around in my head

    weirder than the shit you say normally?

    :shock:

  • WinkyWinky Registered User regular
    I've been dreaming a lot lately.

    I've gotten to the point where I have a fairly consistent record of recognizing when I am sleeping.

    Then I exert executive control over the dream and turn it into a sex dream as soon as possible.

    But a few minutes later I almost always wake up.

    It is so depressing, I haven't figured out how to prevent myself from waking up once I've realized I'm dreaming.

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  • OnTheLastCastleOnTheLastCastle sometimes a boy just needs to get out of the house and meet some girls Registered User regular
    edited May 2012
    I think my favorite poem these days is Poema 20 by Pablo Neruda. It used to be:
    Spoiler:

    OnTheLastCastle on
    I'm a published writer and have a very unique and interesting writing style. I'm also sharp and witty. My profile is well-written and hilarious. My messages are likewise brilliant. And I've been doing this stuff for...four or five years. I know what "works" in terms of good internet dating writing. "Works" in the sense of leading to a "date" with a human female.
  • OrganichuOrganichu Registered User regular
    Organichu wrote: »
    sometimes i have really weird thoughts that are even too weird for this forum (you guys being probably my most casual social circle by an order of magnitude)

    and then they just bounce around in my head

    weirder than the shit you say normally?

    :shock:

    i don't say weird things... :(

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  • wazillawazilla Registered User regular
    A haiku without nature imagery is kind of like a Shakespearean sonnet without the sharp turn at the end.

  • wazillawazilla Registered User regular
    Also I need to not spend $100 on a RAZOR NAGA because that thing just looks silly and I'd be silly if I did

  • descdesc Goretexing to death Registered User regular
    desc wrote: »
    The seasonal reference is mandatory. You need to know seven hundred allusions to spring.

    I thought that had been challenged long ago and wasn't mandatory as of like a century ago. It's still official?

    well, for me it's mandatory. Really, I think it mostly needs a sharp juxtaposition between two images.

    Last Castle is the Judge Dredd of haiku

  • DoctorArchDoctorArch Curmudgeon Registered User regular
    There is never a reason good enough to have a neckbeard.

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  • descdesc Goretexing to death Registered User regular
    Deebaser wrote: »
    desc wrote: »
    My favorite poem, translated to English:

    Summer night
    Even the stars
    Are whispering to each other

    Kobayashi Issa


    :3

    TL;DR

    5-7-5? Let's bottom line it to 5 and cut the fluff.

  • Evil MultifariousEvil Multifarious Registered User regular
    Tiny little dog,
    Louder than its size; how far
    Can I kick the bitch

    Inquisitor wrote: »
    I fucking hate you Canadians.
  • ThanatosThanatos Registered User regular
    Thomamelas wrote: »
    I've never played any P&P anything, other than Clue.

    You should start out with some RIFTS. It's a great beginner system.
    You are a terrible person.

  • Form of Monkey!Form of Monkey! Registered User regular
    Nerds sure do have a penchant for making something awesome (like Game of Thrones) out to be something not awesome.

    There may be other things in this world that are not exactly the way they like them to be, either. I will have to research this.

  • GooeyGooey Registered User regular
    Thomamelas wrote: »
    I've never played any P&P anything, other than Clue.

    You should start out with some RIFTS. It's a great beginner system.

    What about FATAL

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  • Evil MultifariousEvil Multifarious Registered User regular
    Thanatos wrote: »
    Thomamelas wrote: »
    I've never played any P&P anything, other than Clue.

    You should start out with some RIFTS. It's a great beginner system.
    You are a terrible person.

    Yeah I'm pretty sure what Thom posted here is a war crime.

    Inquisitor wrote: »
    I fucking hate you Canadians.
  • OnTheLastCastleOnTheLastCastle sometimes a boy just needs to get out of the house and meet some girls Registered User regular
    So many different translations of Poema 20. Hmmm.

    I'm a published writer and have a very unique and interesting writing style. I'm also sharp and witty. My profile is well-written and hilarious. My messages are likewise brilliant. And I've been doing this stuff for...four or five years. I know what "works" in terms of good internet dating writing. "Works" in the sense of leading to a "date" with a human female.
  • Form of Monkey!Form of Monkey! Registered User regular
    DoctorArch wrote: »
    There is never a reason good enough to have a neckbeard.

    "Not enough money for a scarf."

  • matt has a problemmatt has a problem Six pack on a dick Registered User regular
    wazilla wrote: »
    Also I need to not spend $100 on a RAZOR NAGA because that thing just looks silly and I'd be silly if I did

    Especially since you can get them from Amazon for $76 with free shipping.

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    All my fuckin life I lived a normal fuckin life
  • WinkyWinky Registered User regular
    Nerds sure do have a penchant for making something awesome (like Game of Thrones) out to be something not awesome.

    There may be other things in this world that are not exactly the way they like them to be, either. I will have to research this.

    Nerds do not appreciate how amazing everything is.

    If something isn't perfect then it's an affront to them personally.

    Everyone should just take a step back and realize how fucking great everything is.

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  • wanderingwandering Registered User regular
    edited May 2012
    Eddy wrote: »
    I'm pretty sure my first marriage proposal will be straight from that Forrest Gump scene
    Richard Nixon heard a pretty girl was going to be auditioning for a play so he went and auditioned in order to meet her.

    He proposed to her the first time they met.

    She said no but for the next couple years he kept asking and eventually she said yes.

    wandering on
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  • OnTheLastCastleOnTheLastCastle sometimes a boy just needs to get out of the house and meet some girls Registered User regular
    Poema 20 translated
    Spoiler:

    I'm a published writer and have a very unique and interesting writing style. I'm also sharp and witty. My profile is well-written and hilarious. My messages are likewise brilliant. And I've been doing this stuff for...four or five years. I know what "works" in terms of good internet dating writing. "Works" in the sense of leading to a "date" with a human female.
  • EddyEddy pale Gengars I loved beside Cerulean CaveRegistered User regular
    Waz i'm writing a paper about hybridity in poetry and just used an example of contemporary sonnets that deliberately refrain from the turn :shock:

  • OrganichuOrganichu Registered User regular
    these pair of pants i'm wearing have the deepest pockets. it's weird. they're significantly, significantly deeper than any pair of pants i've ever worn.

    if i put my phone in my hip pocket, the standard ipod headphones barely reach my ears, and they're under tension when i stand up straight

    fuck you inexplicably deep pants pockets

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  • descdesc Goretexing to death Registered User regular
    I think my favorite poem these days is Poema 20 by Pablo Neruda. It used to be:
    Spoiler:

    \m/

  • Evil MultifariousEvil Multifarious Registered User regular
    sonnets are almost completely analogous to models on the catwalk

    Inquisitor wrote: »
    I fucking hate you Canadians.
  • syndalissyndalis Getting Classy On the WallRegistered User, Loves Apple Products regular
    DoctorArch wrote: »
    There is never a reason good enough to have a neckbeard.

    Well, if you are a Maester...
    wazilla wrote: »
    Also I need to not spend $100 on a RAZOR NAGA because that thing just looks silly and I'd be silly if I did

    Especially since you can get them from Amazon for $76 with free shipping.

    I have the Razer Naga Epic.

    It is my favorite mouse ever, especially for MMOs.

    It makes Ctrl and Alt 5-9 useful.

    SOOO many hotkey shortcuts.

  • matt has a problemmatt has a problem Six pack on a dick Registered User regular
    wandering wrote: »
    Eddy wrote: »
    I'm pretty sure my first marriage proposal will be straight from that Forrest Gump scene
    Richard Nixon heard a pretty girl was going to be auditioning for a play so he went and auditioned in order to meet her.

    He proposed to her the first time they met.

    She said no but then he asked a bunch more times and eventually she said yes.

    And then he got impeached and resigned the presidency the end!

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    All my fuckin life I lived a normal fuckin life
  • descdesc Goretexing to death Registered User regular
    I ... Throwing goats is now an animated emoticon?

  • OnTheLastCastleOnTheLastCastle sometimes a boy just needs to get out of the house and meet some girls Registered User regular
    Tiny little dog,
    Louder than its size; how far
    Can I kick the bitch

    Needs two images.

    Wind swirls the branches;
    Little dog, louder than your size,
    where can I kick you?

    I'm a published writer and have a very unique and interesting writing style. I'm also sharp and witty. My profile is well-written and hilarious. My messages are likewise brilliant. And I've been doing this stuff for...four or five years. I know what "works" in terms of good internet dating writing. "Works" in the sense of leading to a "date" with a human female.
  • Form of Monkey!Form of Monkey! Registered User regular
    Winky wrote: »
    Nerds sure do have a penchant for making something awesome (like Game of Thrones) out to be something not awesome.

    There may be other things in this world that are not exactly the way they like them to be, either. I will have to research this.

    Nerds do not appreciate how amazing everything is.

    If something isn't perfect then it's an affront to them personally.

    Everyone should just take a step back and realize how fucking great everything is.

    Truly, there is no way that having some perspective could ever be a good alternative to having a bad argument about minutia.

  • surrealitychecksurrealitycheck you must go on i cant go on ill go onRegistered User regular
    guys ill be honest

    poetry is gay

    i know so on account of my literary science

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  • VanguardVanguard Drive your cart and your plow over the bones of the dead. Registered User, __BANNED USERS regular
    Issa is the best of the three Haiku masters. I like this one by Kerouac, who wrote a book of haikus:

    My shoes clean
    from walking
    in the rain

    Deebaser wrote: »
    Vanguard is the Cool English Teacher that wears sneakers, drives a convertible, and teaches at risk youth the magic of learning. He's the motherfuckin' Mary Poppins of Iambic Pentameter

    MY RPG Blog: The Earthlight Academy
  • OnTheLastCastleOnTheLastCastle sometimes a boy just needs to get out of the house and meet some girls Registered User regular
    Sorry, I don't talk about my writing past much anymore. Maybe I'll get back to it.

    People who knew me seem to think it's bad that I don't anymore.

    I'm a published writer and have a very unique and interesting writing style. I'm also sharp and witty. My profile is well-written and hilarious. My messages are likewise brilliant. And I've been doing this stuff for...four or five years. I know what "works" in terms of good internet dating writing. "Works" in the sense of leading to a "date" with a human female.
  • matt has a problemmatt has a problem Six pack on a dick Registered User regular
    syndalis wrote: »
    DoctorArch wrote: »
    There is never a reason good enough to have a neckbeard.

    Well, if you are a Maester...
    wazilla wrote: »
    Also I need to not spend $100 on a RAZOR NAGA because that thing just looks silly and I'd be silly if I did

    Especially since you can get them from Amazon for $76 with free shipping.

    I have the Razer Naga Epic.

    It is my favorite mouse ever, especially for MMOs.

    It makes Ctrl and Alt 5-9 useful.

    SOOO many hotkey shortcuts.

    Not being an MMO player I have a Logitech G700, and the hotkeys + DPI switch makes playing an FPS a transcendent experience.

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    All my fuckin life I lived a normal fuckin life
  • VanguardVanguard Drive your cart and your plow over the bones of the dead. Registered User, __BANNED USERS regular
    Thomamelas wrote: »
    I've never played any P&P anything, other than Clue.

    You should start out with some RIFTS. It's a great beginner system.

    Don't listen to this troll.

    Deebaser wrote: »
    Vanguard is the Cool English Teacher that wears sneakers, drives a convertible, and teaches at risk youth the magic of learning. He's the motherfuckin' Mary Poppins of Iambic Pentameter

    MY RPG Blog: The Earthlight Academy
  • Disco TerrierDisco Terrier Registered User regular
    Hahaha

    Al Emmo, the indie adventure game by the creators of the King's Quest remakes, is getting a new version.

    They're removing the CGI cutscenes and replacing them with in-engine 2D cutscenes. And they're changing the main character's godawful voice, which is kind of hilarious too for reasons I'm too lazy to explain.

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  • descdesc Goretexing to death Registered User regular
    Winky wrote: »
    I've been dreaming a lot lately.

    I've gotten to the point where I have a fairly consistent record of recognizing when I am sleeping.

    Then I exert executive control over the dream and turn it into a sex dream as soon as possible.

    But a few minutes later I almost always wake up.

    It is so depressing, I haven't figured out how to prevent myself from waking up once I've realized I'm dreaming.

    Spinning in circles is traditional to maintain dreaming. Do a pirouette and keep going at increasing speed.

    When you stop you will probably be somewhere else do to the brain going ADHD mode in dreams, but whatever.

  • DoctorArchDoctorArch Curmudgeon Registered User regular
    I've always wanted to "get" poetry, but I always feel as though I'm on the outside of an inside joke.

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  • surrealitychecksurrealitycheck you must go on i cant go on ill go onRegistered User regular
  • wanderingwandering Registered User regular
    Winky wrote: »
    Nerds sure do have a penchant for making something awesome (like Game of Thrones) out to be something not awesome.

    There may be other things in this world that are not exactly the way they like them to be, either. I will have to research this.

    Nerds do not appreciate how amazing everything is.

    If something isn't perfect then it's an affront to them personally.

    Everyone should just take a step back and realize how fucking great everything is.
    What if I stepped back so far that I realized that even persnicketyness is great and that's why I'm persnickety did you ever think of that

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  • matt has a problemmatt has a problem Six pack on a dick Registered User regular
    DoctorArch wrote: »
    I've always wanted to "get" poetry, but I always feel as though I'm on the outside of an inside joke.

    Think of it like 16th century Twitter.

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