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Forum: General Discussions 29 Nov 2012, 04:30
Replies: 31
Views: 14,985
Posted By acropolis
Forum: General Discussions 10 Nov 2008, 18:30
Replies: 41
Views: 4,693
Posted By acropolis
Re: Mathematical Problems

I suppose you believe a google link suggested V = Vodka and O = Orange Juice?

Your disrespect for the tubes is saddening.
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jun 2008, 16:44
Replies: 34
Views: 2,042
Posted By acropolis
Re: Latest Kyoto Report for EU

"Meeting Kyoto targets without hurting your economy" when there is full participation and doing the same when there is not full paricipation in the treaty are completely different things.

Let's...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jun 2008, 14:08
Replies: 4
Views: 1,306
Posted By acropolis
Re: Why are Belgarath and xtrasyn posting in GD?

through the magic of the internets,

GD is never more than 4-5 beers away.
Forum: General Discussions 30 May 2008, 14:57
Replies: 9
Views: 1,423
Posted By acropolis
Re: There's Way Too Many People With My Name Out There

definitely wasn't me.

it is a straightforward permutation, but the fact that its taken implies to me that we are well into the hundreds of mes that have already signed up for gmail:(

Maxwell...
Forum: General Discussions 29 May 2008, 20:21
Replies: 9
Views: 1,423
Posted By acropolis
There's Way Too Many People With My Name Out There

on gmail "PFaitsrhiecrk is not available, but the following usernames are: "

fk.
Forum: General Discussions 21 May 2008, 19:31
Replies: 1
Views: 878
Posted By acropolis
Test Your Rhythmic Aptitude

Simple really. All you have to is clap along with the first ~35 seconds (clapping fades out after that) of the Cars "My Best Friend's Girl" (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVSVaYR8WXg).

Then...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Oct 2007, 02:51
Replies: 69
Views: 2,985
Posted By acropolis
Re: Desert Island Discs

alternatively, "a value with enough significant figures that my result is limited instrumentally in accuracy, as opposed to being limited by the accuracy of linear estimates based on my mentally...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Oct 2007, 20:34
Replies: 69
Views: 2,985
Posted By acropolis
Re: Desert Island Discs

Dire Straits: Romeo and Juliet
Punkins: Disarm
Floyd: Comfortably Numb
Cars: All Mixed Up and Just What I Needed
Nine Inch Nails: three tracks from spiral, probably Closer, Ruiner, and Reptile.
...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Apr 2007, 14:22
Replies: 67
Views: 2,176
Posted By acropolis
Re: Who wants to live forever?

hey hows that going for you lately?

good news/bad news?
Forum: General Discussions 4 Apr 2007, 14:21
Replies: 67
Views: 2,176
Posted By acropolis
Re: Who wants to live forever?

cancer is a triviality humanity can leave behind the moment they get over their sappy sentimental attachment to mitotic tissue.

that shit'll kill you, but i'm guessing that it will just another...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Apr 2007, 23:03
Replies: 67
Views: 2,176
Posted By acropolis
Re: Who wants to live forever?

It would be nice to live long enough to see the Great Conflicts of the early 2700's to their close, but I already know I'll have to sacrifice my life to protect the Chosen One before he comes into...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Mar 2007, 15:47
Replies: 26
Views: 1,627
Posted By acropolis
Re: The limpwristed excuse for a currency that is the US dollar, and you!

that's actually pretty comparable to what we have here.

ours also 'does not include compulsary national insurance payments which go towards your state pension' nor 'insurance payments which go...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Mar 2007, 16:10
Replies: 26
Views: 1,627
Posted By acropolis
Re: The limpwristed excuse for a currency that is the US dollar, and you!

it's pretty sad that at this point it would be a better investment to turn all my savings into pounds and put them in a coffee can under my mattress than in a "high-yield"* savings account.
...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Dec 2006, 16:07
Replies: 53
Views: 1,772
Posted By acropolis
Re: Saddams death, tragedy or great victory?

i'm not sure if this is how it works in the UK, but in the US, friday night is when you do things that you want ignored by the news. the news cycle runs monday to friday, and by the time monday...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Dec 2006, 16:14
Replies: 21
Views: 1,291
Posted By acropolis
Re: Going to the USA next year

no US tour is complete without at least a few nights spent in sunny Gary, Indiana.
Forum: General Discussions 8 Dec 2006, 04:29
Replies: 34
Views: 1,250
Posted By acropolis
Re: We already knew it

Fine.

Plan B:
we throw our cure for cancer in the trash bin (okay, maybe we keep it on file in case we come down with something).

instead, we claim to have found a "cure for cancer" deep in...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Dec 2006, 15:28
Replies: 34
Views: 1,250
Posted By acropolis
Re: We already knew it

obviously no good idea is ever patented.

but assuming that a universal 'cure' could be obtained from some highly complex treatment process (and not anything along the lines of "Vitamin C and...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Dec 2006, 21:10
Replies: 34
Views: 1,250
Posted By acropolis
Re: We already knew it

if we had a cure for cancer,

we could charge whatever we wanted for it and take everyone's money.

isn't that the point?
Forum: General Discussions 6 Dec 2006, 20:01
Replies: 34
Views: 1,250
Posted By acropolis
Re: We already knew it

or someone who examines extramarital affairs.
Forum: General Discussions 6 Dec 2006, 18:02
Replies: 31
Views: 1,170
Posted By acropolis
Re: omgaliens

my bet:
they discovered traces of something that they didn't expect;

which may or may not indicate anything.
Forum: General Discussions 1 Dec 2006, 19:59
Replies: 0
Views: 425
Posted By acropolis
I Want One

of these (http://cgi.liveauctions.ebay.com/1468-A-rare-officers-sabre-with-a-Damascus-steel-blad_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQcategoryZ28268QQihZ001QQitemZ110051951499QQrdZ1QQsspagenameZWDVW).

An article...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Nov 2006, 15:50
Replies: 21
Views: 932
Posted By acropolis
Re: Why can't I own a Canadian?

i'm not sure where y'all did your bible learning, but, as Ms. Schlessinger is sure to point out,

the only part of the old testament that counts is the part where it points out that faggotry is...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Nov 2006, 16:45
Replies: 132
Views: 4,133
Posted By acropolis
Re: Are you ready?

yeah, except for the horrible misuse of the word 'adsorb'.

and why all the hate for the logical positivists? it seems like the other 99% of the time, people have nothing but disdain for any...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Nov 2006, 15:23
Replies: 18
Views: 971
Posted By acropolis
Re: Money money money

I remember when Maxim came out in the late 90s, i read an article where a guy actually tried to follow through with some get-rich-quick scheme he saw advertised.

As it turned out, the plan was:...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Oct 2006, 18:10
Replies: 108
Views: 3,007
Posted By acropolis
Re: 654,965 Dead Iraqis Later

a good thought, but math is off and other information needs to be noted.

first, 600,000 over 3.5 years = ~170,000 per years. which would take close to 150 years...

except that another number...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Oct 2006, 17:48
Replies: 108
Views: 3,007
Posted By acropolis
Re: 654,965 Dead Iraqis Later

that would be an interesting point if it were true.

but in fact, close to 0% of the deaths are attributed to "unknown causes".

focusing on the "violent deaths", which made up 92% of the death...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Oct 2006, 16:48
Replies: 15
Views: 908
Posted By acropolis
Re: Continuity or Performance?

In the future DVDs will have both "continuity" versions and "performance" versions, as well as the "worst takes" version.

And everyone will still be using the frame-by-frame function to find the...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Oct 2006, 16:28
Replies: 108
Views: 3,007
Posted By acropolis
654,965 Dead Iraqis Later

I couldn't find a thread discussing this recent paper (http://i.a.cnn.net/cnn/2006/images/10/11/human.cost.of.war.pdf), and was interested in other opinions.

Specifically opinions that don't suck....
Forum: General Discussions 13 Oct 2006, 01:03
Replies: 36
Views: 1,222
Posted By acropolis
Re: To Kill or Not to Kill, That Is the Question

my dad once told me about a paper that he read in some law journal. topic: recidivism rates in capitol punishment cases. apparently the conclusion was 'pretty low'

topically, it's been said by a...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Oct 2006, 02:00
Replies: 53
Views: 2,163
Posted By acropolis
Re: Old GD Poster

i did that a few times,

but it turns out no one ever does mention my nick so i stopped.

the end
Forum: General Discussions 7 Sep 2006, 18:22
Replies: 26
Views: 1,148
Posted By acropolis
Re: I'm in a bit of a spot

"Hate to be a bastard, but after you asked if you could come I went to the restaurant to reserve an extra seat for you and they had none to spare. Zero. If someone drops out (or doesn't show)...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Sep 2006, 19:04
Replies: 69
Views: 2,247
Posted By acropolis
Re: Things that will never be funny even in jest

maybe this is what you were trying to say, but i would argue:

if you need a little 'liquid courage' to pull off some "zany" stunt, then fine.

if you are using 'i was drunk' as an excuse for...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Sep 2006, 18:46
Replies: 8
Views: 1,207
Posted By acropolis
Re: Anyone ever been this drunk?

body builders in closet gays complete absolute non shocker
Forum: General Discussions 4 Sep 2006, 18:36
Replies: 54
Views: 1,960
Posted By acropolis
Re: omg NOOOOOOOOO

has anyone ever heard of someone being killed by an animal by being stabbed through the heart?

i always thought sting rays just pricked the skin and injected hurty stuff, like bees and shit. ...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Aug 2006, 19:53
Replies: 17
Views: 710
Posted By acropolis
Re: Today, I heard a new word (courtesy of CNN).

by that argument a criminalist would be a criminal.

i.e., someone who produces crime.

fake edit: i guess technically a criminalist would then be someone who produces criminals, perhaps like Al...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Aug 2006, 22:32
Replies: 39
Views: 1,230
Posted By acropolis
Re: Sum up your august in one sentence.

Lots of marriages but no sex:(
Forum: General Discussions 27 Aug 2006, 23:16
Replies: 91
Views: 1,719
Posted By acropolis
Re: well worth a read

(1) yeah
(2) true, but that doesn't necessarily make business/enterprise as important as an academic subject, given that civilization was built without that stuff being an academic subject. much...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Aug 2006, 17:44
Replies: 111
Views: 4,978
Posted By acropolis
Re: "Tell me an interesting fact about yourself"

this is tough.

i once had a traumatic experience during the application process for a job at the NSA that made me lose all respect for polygraphs, polygraph operators*, and the state of national...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Aug 2006, 15:41
Replies: 20
Views: 828
Posted By acropolis
Pluto :(

http://www.cnn.com/2006/TECH/space/08/24/pluto.ap/index.html

has been voted out of planethood. I'm not terribly well-informed on the topic, so if someone sees something needing correcting, feel...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Aug 2006, 14:33
Replies: 13
Views: 746
Posted By acropolis
Re: [Hollywood] Nicole Kidman fights terrorism

i have to think that 'current events' have put a lot of strain/tension in a hollywood that has historically had a happy consensus.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Aug 2006, 23:22
Replies: 45
Views: 2,312
Posted By acropolis
Re: So what do we do?

"The Reconquista is commonly accepted to have started in 722"

1284 years ago.

certainly my post was much more of a generalization than it could have been, but if you really want to argue that...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Aug 2006, 15:28
Replies: 37
Views: 1,026
Posted By acropolis
Re: What's happening in UK airspace?

I'm certainly no expert on the topic*,

but I would guess that, especially with respect to intelligence, when two countries pool resources together, breaking off such a relationship will be...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Aug 2006, 14:14
Replies: 45
Views: 2,312
Posted By acropolis
Re: So what do we do?

we've been at war with "islam" for 1300 years now.

i agree that that was a shitty article, and i would say that flaw is certainly part of the reason, but i haven't heard any policy proposals that...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Aug 2006, 21:23
Replies: 53
Views: 3,571
Posted By acropolis
Re: I am UNIQUE!

588 norbert,
17 norwood,
2 norbertus,
and 1 norberth
Forum: General Discussions 10 Aug 2006, 21:16
Replies: 23
Views: 615
Posted By acropolis
Re: How convenient

which country is that?

cuba? mexico?

i guess it could be argued we created israel too, but i really have no idea about their health system.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Aug 2006, 18:24
Replies: 23
Views: 615
Posted By acropolis
Re: How convenient

my opinion was well summated* in this post.


*is a word.
Forum: General Discussions 8 Aug 2006, 20:23
Replies: 121
Views: 2,944
Posted By acropolis
Re: Spelling equals intelligence?

could you give an actual reason why your 'alternative perspective' is the right one and the perspective shared by the other 6 billion 'tractable, flexible, and well-informed' entities on the earth is...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Aug 2006, 19:14
Replies: 121
Views: 2,944
Posted By acropolis
Re: Spelling equals intelligence?

As has been pointed out, the vast majority of poor spellers are, in fact, slow of the brain,

as has also been pointed out, activities which intelligent people tend to enjoy lead toward better...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Aug 2006, 17:52
Replies: 55
Views: 2,102
Posted By acropolis
Re: Books

books i skip over i have not read, have not seen the movie, and never intend to read or see the movie.

1. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
i read it, thought it was okay. i've heard...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Aug 2006, 21:18
Replies: 87
Views: 2,291
Posted By acropolis
Re: Animal Rights

i agree not to torture, eat, mutilate, assault, or otherwise painfully violate other human beings partly on the principle that they have made a similar agreement with respect to me.

not to say...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Aug 2006, 19:28
Replies: 51
Views: 1,283
Posted By acropolis
Re: Truth

let me clarify my statement.

factoid:
"refers to a piece of information that appears to be reliable or accurate, as from being repeated so often that people assume it is true."

"Factoid has...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Aug 2006, 17:00
Replies: 51
Views: 1,283
Posted By acropolis
Re: Truth

that reminds me of something i've been wondering, and wanted a second opinion on.

is "What question is also its own answer?"

a proper answer to the question

"What question is also its own...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Aug 2006, 16:13
Replies: 51
Views: 1,283
Posted By acropolis
Re: Truth

notably,

if enough people believe this statement:then it becomes true.
Forum: General Discussions 3 Aug 2006, 15:53
Replies: 39
Views: 1,024
Posted By acropolis
Re: Theme Ideas

iirc, during my rugby career we once had a streak of something like 47 consecutive hawaiian parties, which were attended by at least a combined three girls in bikini tops :up:. thinking back, the...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Aug 2006, 15:26
Replies: 51
Views: 1,283
Posted By acropolis
Re: Truth

well, dictionaries are kind of a confusing exception to this whole thing. whether people believe the earth revolves around the sun or not, the 'fact' is the same. but if everyone believes that word...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Aug 2006, 15:06
Replies: 51
Views: 1,283
Posted By acropolis
Re: Truth

"a statement accepted...as true"?
Forum: General Discussions 31 Jul 2006, 15:12
Replies: 54
Views: 1,455
Posted By acropolis
Re: Lesbians get nailed

for practical purposes, given that the relevant issue of giving basic human rights to fags has on occasion gotten bogged down into the irrelevant issue of the definition of marriage, would you...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Jul 2006, 14:09
Replies: 54
Views: 1,455
Posted By acropolis
Re: Lesbians get nailed

taking rights and privileges away from groups of which i am not part inherently makes my rights and privileges more valuable.

i should think that's pretty obvious.
Forum: General Discussions 29 Jul 2006, 00:17
Replies: 35
Views: 968
Posted By acropolis
Re: [Tour de France] Floyd Landis in 'super stage' drug shocker

[QUOTE=Tactitus]stuffQUOTE]
hey tact, how 'bout them twinkies?*



*i realize this post is an utter irrevocable jinx
Forum: General Discussions 28 Jul 2006, 22:35
Replies: 35
Views: 968
Posted By acropolis
Re: [Tour de France] Floyd Landis in 'super stage' drug shocker

personally i don't listen to any music if i believe the relevant musician may have been under the influence of any unlawful chemicals during the creative process.

it simply isn't fair to the other...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Jul 2006, 20:19
Replies: 20
Views: 736
Posted By acropolis
Re: Your best and worst features

Worst feature:
'love handles'. my butt probably has to be a runner up (blinding white etc.), but it isn't visible at the beach or anything so who cares.

Best feature:
Probably my forearms. ...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Jul 2006, 13:26
Replies: 80
Views: 2,042
Posted By acropolis
Re: 2006 GD Fitness Challenge

Real question: "Do you look good naked?"*,**
I got my bench up from like 150 to 240 in a few months back in high school. Then I heard that people who build up a lot of chest muscles and stop...
Forum: General Discussions 28 Jul 2006, 01:31
Replies: 35
Views: 968
Posted By acropolis
Re: [Tour de France] Floyd Landis in 'super stage' drug shocker

hey, i just saw an interview with his mother on espn,

and now i know where all that extra testosterone came from.
Forum: General Discussions 27 Jul 2006, 19:46
Replies: 35
Views: 968
Posted By acropolis
Re: [Tour de France] Floyd Landis in 'super stage' drug shocker

'performance enhancing drugs' is such a stupid phrase. every athlete takes 'performance enhancing drugs.'

anyway, in other news that surprises no one, LANCE BASS IS A QUEER!
Forum: General Discussions 27 Jul 2006, 17:21
Replies: 23
Views: 701
Posted By acropolis
Re: Dear Dr General Discussions

stuff like that doctors can't really help with. sometimes they take a week to get better, sometimes a month, or a year, or five. or never.

but they'll take exactly as long if you see a doctor as...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Jul 2006, 17:08
Replies: 80
Views: 2,042
Posted By acropolis
Re: 2006 GD Fitness Challenge

so i guess this is the first 'regular update'.

in my previous post i think i pretty clearly outlined my 'fitness issue', and my goal, though not stated, was clearly implied.

however, i don't...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Jul 2006, 14:05
Replies: 32
Views: 800
Posted By acropolis
Re: Tonight ...

how horrible was your hair that shaving your head leads to a relative flood of sexual attention?
Forum: General Discussions 17 Jul 2006, 21:38
Replies: 43
Views: 968
Posted By acropolis
Re: Male sexuality

if he would have, say, licked her ass, i would say "well, dressing all slutty like that and you get what you deserve etc!"

but biting is a different story, esp. if it hurts.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Jul 2006, 21:33
Replies: 55
Views: 1,796
Posted By acropolis
Re: Cooking

i'd probably make a lasagna. i'd probably lose, but it would be less embarassing to lose after serving a good lasagna than, say, an excellent bagel sandwich.
Forum: General Discussions 13 Jul 2006, 19:19
Replies: 72
Views: 2,044
Posted By acropolis
Re: Labour, Tony Blair, Authoritarianism and erosion of civil liberties

i just saw on the news this morning that 'the next big thing' is IDing people using public cameras by their "walking style" or what have you.
Forum: General Discussions 13 Jul 2006, 01:35
Replies: 60
Views: 2,032
Posted By acropolis
Re: in case anyone missed horn...

i hope you raped his friend good and hard! (while he watched :thumbsup: )
Forum: General Discussions 13 Jul 2006, 01:16
Replies: 253
Views: 7,139
Posted By acropolis
Re: 40 Days of Infallible Proofs

actually, that statement disproves your conclusion.

alternatively, it could be possible that our universe is some type of supercircle, with the one thing moving the next the next all the way...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Jul 2006, 01:07
Replies: 60
Views: 2,032
Posted By acropolis
Re: in case anyone missed horn...

impossible.

NO ONE EXPECTS THE IRON RAILING

ps: deserved attempt to neg rep self failed:(
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jul 2006, 23:38
Replies: 60
Views: 2,032
Posted By acropolis
Re: in case anyone missed horn...

i haven't been in a fight since elementery school:jealous:

who won?
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jul 2006, 17:39
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By acropolis
Re: LMB (or: who would have thought that in 1982)

i'd rather look at pictures on the internet of women not wearing that bikini.

i can see the turn-on of having exotic dancers on a chain to be pulled close when "needed", esp. exotic dancers who...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Jul 2006, 15:03
Replies: 72
Views: 2,044
Posted By acropolis
Re: Labour, Tony Blair, Authoritarianism and erosion of civil liberties

yeah, medical data is probably the most obvious set of data people have good reason to keep private.

it's also probably the most easily obtained set of info by an interested third party, and it is...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Jul 2006, 21:01
Replies: 72
Views: 2,044
Posted By acropolis
Re: Labour, Tony Blair, Authoritarianism and erosion of civil liberties

will you let someone take a portion of your income?
Forum: General Discussions 11 Jul 2006, 21:00
Replies: 72
Views: 2,044
Posted By acropolis
Re: Labour, Tony Blair, Authoritarianism and erosion of civil liberties

i could agree that it isn't controversial, but i would say that it's unclear to me that it shouldn't be.

i don't trust the thugs and child molesters in our executive branch any farther than i can...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Jul 2006, 18:56
Replies: 72
Views: 2,044
Posted By acropolis
Re: Labour, Tony Blair, Authoritarianism and erosion of civil liberties

are these really the things you are worried about?

my name, photograph, address, phone number, height, eye color, select medical conditions/history/information, fingerprints, job history +...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Jul 2006, 20:31
Replies: 179
Views: 4,170
Posted By acropolis
Re: Overkill with Negative Rep

"procrastination" means putting off or delaying or defering an action to a later time. it is not the opposite of planning ahead. in fact, those two are pseudosynonymous in the sense that they...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Jul 2006, 18:31
Replies: 179
Views: 4,170
Posted By acropolis
Re: Overkill with Negative Rep

you know who else liked to make clinical observations?

nazi scientists, that's who.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Jul 2006, 16:48
Replies: 179
Views: 4,170
Posted By acropolis
Re: Overkill with Negative Rep

I just got back from vacation, and I tried to read this whole thread but frankly a lot of you are boring and shit.

Anyway, at no point did I see anyone point out the very obvious and relevant:...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Jun 2006, 13:10
Replies: 51
Views: 1,677
Posted By acropolis
Re: menstruation

i think a lot of the time when girls bring up their menstrual issues in the presence of guys, they are intentionally trolling for reactions.

to me, the issue isn't that i'm uncomfortable with...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jun 2006, 17:57
Replies: 99
Views: 1,762
Posted By acropolis
Re: [Christianity] A question to those of religious leanings

i assume that person, like all intelligent christians,

will realize the error of his ways on his deathbed, and be saved!
Forum: General Discussions 23 Jun 2006, 19:07
Replies: 306
Views: 3,726
Posted By acropolis
Re: The Dole

logically, because god appointed kings (note the papal annointments) to rule/own everything, "your property" is the set of those affects which were obtained by a series of mutually accepted exchanges...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Jun 2006, 18:34
Replies: 19
Views: 338
Posted By acropolis
Re: Funeral rites and the likes

i agree completely.

that's why if i ever build a house it will definitely be on an indian burial ground.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Jun 2006, 17:35
Replies: 19
Views: 338
Posted By acropolis
Re: Funeral rites and the likes

i hope to be rich enough that i can say "all drinks are on me" for the night of my funeral in whatever city i happen to be in.

of course repairs and compensation for the vast quantities of...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Jun 2006, 22:07
Replies: 143
Views: 2,414
Posted By acropolis
Re: Gay experiences on the forums

maybe that's because smiling while talking means 'i want to sex you' in mantalk.
Forum: General Discussions 22 Jun 2006, 18:28
Replies: 19
Views: 275
Posted By acropolis
Re: How do you interpret this?

looks like the original version said something like
'required to work a minimum of 6 additional hours'

meaning that if they want they can make you work a full 40 hours a week, but you could...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Jun 2006, 14:47
Replies: 76
Views: 884
Posted By acropolis
Re: Paedophile policy 'not media-led'

first, make sure all their neighbors are aware of 'what' they are. then, discuss what 'should be done.' phase one generally including being rude and unfriendly, and without truly saying it...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Jun 2006, 12:28
Replies: 76
Views: 884
Posted By acropolis
Re: Paedophile policy 'not media-led'

the asians have nothing on us.

we put a child molester in charge of our program to fight child predators.
Forum: General Discussions 21 Jun 2006, 18:08
Replies: 143
Views: 2,414
Posted By acropolis
Re: Gay experiences on the forums

seem to me it would take an unacceptable degree of flexibility.

if i wanted to see 'the pained expression' whilst i went to town, i think i'd procure a mirror.
Forum: General Discussions 21 Jun 2006, 18:05
Replies: 47
Views: 494
Posted By acropolis
Re: What are your thoughts on becoming a parent?

why?

anyway, it really is odd to me that they are having troublefinding donors. personally, i think i wouldn't care much about the existence of children who i wasn't raising (tho as dante says...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Jun 2006, 17:22
Replies: 143
Views: 2,414
Posted By acropolis
Re: Gay experiences on the forums

far as i can tell that's irrelevant for any position that he'd go with anyway.
Forum: General Discussions 20 Jun 2006, 19:20
Replies: 55
Views: 1,080
Posted By acropolis
Re: Shoes

i honestly can't remember the last time i noticed a woman's shoes. i don't think in the past month.

anyway, it's all pretty irrelevant because those shoes simply don't look slutty to me.
Forum: General Discussions 20 Jun 2006, 18:50
Replies: 42
Views: 559
Posted By acropolis
Re: do female lead singers lack legitimacy?

while i previously had a perfect 'Augusta National' music collection (starring Jimi "Tiger" Hendrix), Mezzanine has a female voice on several tracks,

so i think my collection is now diverse enough...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Jun 2006, 14:00
Replies: 51
Views: 1,167
Posted By acropolis
Re: Sarah's law

this is only because their skin color mirrors their tainted souls.
Forum: General Discussions 20 Jun 2006, 13:57
Replies: 51
Views: 1,167
Posted By acropolis
Re: Sarah's law

when i say "negro" it's safe to assume i mean "criminal" not specifically someone of african descent.

i see no reason to change this notation, given that everything is always crystal clear in the...
Forum: General Discussions 20 Jun 2006, 13:53
Replies: 51
Views: 1,167
Posted By acropolis
Re: Sarah's law

so anyway, looking at this map (http://www.mapsexoffenders.com/), i moved from 55125 to 15213.

in the words of homer simpson, "BOOOO-RING!"

however, apparently 90210 is the :cool: hangout.
...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Jun 2006, 15:27
Replies: 26
Views: 629
Posted By acropolis
Re: Request that JBG be banned

like you've never spent half an hour or so surfing around some website before realizing it's a gay porn site. i mean, which internet are you using?
Forum: General Discussions 16 Jun 2006, 15:24
Replies: 25
Views: 391
Posted By acropolis
Re: What is art?

walt disney told me that it is beauty on the inside that matters.

and yes that was me being hurtful because i am ugly inside.
i do kind of wish he would have posted some type of opinion tho. i...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Jun 2006, 15:09
Replies: 26
Views: 629
Posted By acropolis
Re: Request that JBG be banned

way too many times i've posted things with 'gag' links to porn sites which i assumed didn't exist but really it turned out did exist and so i went back and edited like manporn.com into...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jun 2006, 17:43
Replies: 282
Views: 7,535
Posted By acropolis
Re: Account on Planetarion Forums locked out

is anybody actually worried that their forum account might be compromised?

edit: rephrase

would anybody actually care if their forum account was compromised?
Forum: General Discussions 9 Jun 2006, 17:42
Replies: 49
Views: 846
Posted By acropolis
Re: The Media, Labour and Crime in the UK

what was the problem with deporting criminals to penal colonies again?
Forum: General Discussions 8 Jun 2006, 18:56
Replies: 66
Views: 1,411
Posted By acropolis
Re: Proof Tony is a Tory?

that's not a logical conclusion that could be made from my post.

so no one who doesn't understand english listens to music with english lyrics?
Forum: General Discussions 8 Jun 2006, 18:40
Replies: 66
Views: 1,411
Posted By acropolis
Re: Proof Tony is a Tory?

however, dylan's songs are often very popular with people who have 0 idea of the meanings (especially when they are covered by groups with some modicum of vocal talent), and secondly one could...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Jun 2006, 17:05
Replies: 66
Views: 1,411
Posted By acropolis
Re: Proof Tony is a Tory?

this is a nodrog post about a state-funded institution that i don't disagree with
if you think lyrics are at all relevant to the quality of music, you should be reading poetry, not listening to...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Jun 2006, 00:00
Replies: 36
Views: 437
Posted By acropolis
Re: The End is Nigh

after writing that sentence, i noticed it could very easily be misinterpeted as saying that time didn't start until a few hundred years ago.

that wasn't at all what i meant, and the obvious...
Forum: General Discussions 6 Jun 2006, 20:39
Replies: 36
Views: 437
Posted By acropolis
Re: The End is Nigh

just for the fun of it,

making the assumption that the crazies are right, and that 666 is supposed to be an indication of the arrival of the antichrist (which is entirely unsupported by the bible,...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Jun 2006, 20:11
Replies: 32
Views: 817
Posted By acropolis
Re: Equality

i'm a big fan of the freeway system,

and while it's debatable as to whether the "let's stop those krauts!" plan was implemented 'brilliantly' or some other adverb would be more fitting,

i think...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Jun 2006, 23:24
Replies: 32
Views: 817
Posted By acropolis
Re: Equality

Couple things.

I don't really see 'go read some books' as being a good solution to the "bright kids" 'problem'. I read a lot when I was going through school, and I learned one thing: spelling...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Jun 2006, 14:42
Replies: 67
Views: 2,285
Posted By acropolis
Re: Faggot nostalgia

it's not gay if you're doing the pokin' dammit
Forum: General Discussions 31 May 2006, 22:03
Replies: 26
Views: 458
Posted By acropolis
Re: Hitler, That's Who!

or 216th...earlier if they hadn't purged the database.
http://pirate.planetarion.com/showthread.php?t=152021
http://pirate.planetarion.com/showthread.php?t=152298...
Forum: General Discussions 31 May 2006, 21:57
Replies: 41
Views: 567
Posted By acropolis
Re: Ste, Dace...

i tried to make my definition effective both in societies with legal suicide and those without (just drop the parenthetical sections) because i wanted to avoid this argument.

but yeah, does it...
Forum: General Discussions 31 May 2006, 21:47
Replies: 26
Views: 458
Posted By acropolis
Re: Hitler, That's Who!

i certainly don't mean to upset,

and i can't really argue against me being 'loopy',

but i think i can well argue that isn't any recent change...
Forum: General Discussions 31 May 2006, 20:01
Replies: 26
Views: 458
Posted By acropolis
Re: Hitler, That's Who!

i really don't think i should have to justify this, but i fear that certain people are under the misimpression that this is some sort of defense of the bush administration. it certainly isn't; if i...
Forum: General Discussions 31 May 2006, 18:02
Replies: 21
Views: 642
Posted By acropolis
Re: If you're going to sell a faulty latop on ebay...

wow, his dad sucks as much as he does.

who cares that the kid is defrauding people with ebay and takings pictures of women's legs on the train,

how dare some of his porno be fruity!
Forum: General Discussions 31 May 2006, 17:46
Replies: 67
Views: 2,285
Posted By acropolis
Re: Faggot nostalgia

Bloomers III: http://pirate.planetarion.com/showthread.php?p=2613774#post2613774

W: http://pirate.planetarion.com/showthread.php?t=174399&page=2
Forum: General Discussions 31 May 2006, 17:40
Replies: 67
Views: 2,285
Posted By acropolis
Re: Faggot nostalgia

the mbushell thread. (http://pirate.planetarion.com/showthread.php?p=2790195#post2790195)

should have just said he was drunk.
Forum: General Discussions 31 May 2006, 16:38
Replies: 67
Views: 2,285
Posted By acropolis
Re: Faggot nostalgia

aryn is at pb, idlar got sent off to the military (but is probably done now, yes?), grimble is probably over at SA, and workmonkey got banned i think.

probably a lot of SA on that list.
Forum: General Discussions 31 May 2006, 15:39
Replies: 41
Views: 567
Posted By acropolis
Re: Ste, Dace...

a little bit of Droit du seigneur never hurt nobody, at least that's what my pappy always used to say (then he'd **** a 12 year-old virgin serf girl* while she cried.).


*inserted to make the...
Forum: General Discussions 31 May 2006, 15:35
Replies: 41
Views: 567
Posted By acropolis
Re: Ste, Dace...

how would that give me an excuse to fondle people's naughty parts?
Forum: General Discussions 31 May 2006, 15:33
Replies: 41
Views: 567
Posted By acropolis
Re: Ste, Dace...

'immediate physical threat' or whatever shit the lawyers come up with that prevents police from throwing everyone in the McDonalds drive through lane into a psyche ward on account o' them being 'a...
Forum: General Discussions 31 May 2006, 15:29
Replies: 41
Views: 567
Posted By acropolis
Re: Ste, Dace...

the legal age for hermaphrodites would be found by using the ratio of the measured weights of the relevant genitalia at hand, and applying that to a simple linear function connecting the age for men...
Forum: General Discussions 31 May 2006, 15:21
Replies: 41
Views: 567
Posted By acropolis
Re: Ste, Dace...

women 'develop' earlier than men.

which clearly means the legal age for women should be younger too.
Forum: General Discussions 31 May 2006, 15:19
Replies: 41
Views: 567
Posted By acropolis
Re: Ste, Dace...

it depends on what you define as hard drugs. for me:
1. Any drug that automatically makes the user a danger to (himself and) others (while under the influence).
or
2. Any drug that is addictive...
Forum: General Discussions 31 May 2006, 14:50
Replies: 26
Views: 458
Posted By acropolis
Re: Hitler, That's Who!

that's not exactly TOP SECRET NAZI TECHNOLOGY there though; every country that has ever gone to war has used almost that exact same formula to get its people to rise up and fight (though usually they...
Forum: General Discussions 31 May 2006, 02:34
Replies: 41
Views: 567
Posted By acropolis
Re: Ste, Dace...

meh.
"In fact, one of my biggest pickup lines is 'you wanna find out why it's illegal?'"
OH SHIT! THEY'RE ONTO US!that seems odd.
why can't these perverts understand that sex is a shameful act...
Forum: General Discussions 30 May 2006, 21:57
Replies: 21
Views: 642
Posted By acropolis
Re: If you're going to sell a faulty latop on ebay...

i can top that.

someone on an internet forum i read uses another forum which is frequented by someone who works with the brother of this guy.
Forum: General Discussions 30 May 2006, 21:27
Replies: 26
Views: 458
Posted By acropolis
Re: Hitler, That's Who!

A) debate about where hitler/nazi comparisons are appropriate
B) discussion of specific examples of said
C) discussion about how the left has a "Totally worse track record than the right on this...
Forum: General Discussions 30 May 2006, 21:23
Replies: 21
Views: 642
Posted By acropolis
Re: If you're going to sell a faulty latop on ebay...

i didn't know there was such a crime as "improper use of public electronic communications network"
Forum: General Discussions 30 May 2006, 21:16
Replies: 26
Views: 458
Posted By acropolis
Hitler, That's Who!

So obviously as per Godwin, Hitler and the Nazis get brought up all the time, usually where they don't belong. Reason being that they have become somewhat synonymous with "bad", so logically all one...
Forum: General Discussions 29 May 2006, 13:33
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By acropolis
Re: We are now on Wiki

from PAWiki for round 16:
Forum: General Discussions 29 May 2006, 01:33
Replies: 18
Views: 431
Posted By acropolis
Re: Joke

i laughed, but tbh i have no diea why that's funny
Forum: General Discussions 29 May 2006, 00:03
Replies: 12
Views: 325
Posted By acropolis
Re: Generic BBC News Article Link

my interpretation of jonny's post was that any conclusion of any debate which begins with atheistic assumptions will be ignored by everyone on the planet who matters.

which is in stark constrast...
Forum: General Discussions 28 May 2006, 23:56
Replies: 18
Views: 431
Posted By acropolis
Re: Joke

:(

since i've managed to break social ties with every person i know who forwards 'hilarious' email,

i've been 'out of the loop'
Forum: General Discussions 28 May 2006, 23:12
Replies: 18
Views: 431
Posted By acropolis
Re: Joke

just heard this, thought the thread was appropriate...

A priest, a Pentecostal preacher and a rabbi all served as chaplains to students. They would get together two or three times a week for...
Forum: General Discussions 28 May 2006, 02:10
Replies: 91
Views: 2,239
Posted By acropolis
Re: cover versions

gary jules' version of 'mad world' was infinitely better than the original.

in general i think covers get a bad rap because there is a tendency for untalented people to cover talented people, with...
Forum: General Discussions 26 May 2006, 23:42
Replies: 170
Views: 2,689
Posted By acropolis
Re: Plastic Brilliance

i laughed, so i have to assume it was 'intended humor'
Forum: General Discussions 26 May 2006, 15:49
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By acropolis
Re: [Long] Outsourcing Medicine

'unsustainable'?

long-term health care is a huge issue, but also a pretty separate issue. i would break it down as follows:
1. Drugs (are overpiced to ****, and poised to bankrupt western civ)...
Forum: General Discussions 26 May 2006, 15:12
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By acropolis
Re: [Long] Outsourcing Medicine

cool.

when do my insurance rates drop?
Forum: General Discussions 26 May 2006, 14:26
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By acropolis
[Long] Outsourcing Medicine

I couldn't decide on a decent intro paragraph for this thread, so I decided to post both of the top contenders. If there is consensus about which one is superior, the other one will disappear (like...
Forum: General Discussions 26 May 2006, 13:52
Replies: 35
Views: 1,049
Posted By acropolis
Re: Worst news of my life ever

that's why you don't give out your real name or phone number. and why you never let her see your car or take her to your apartment. and why, at the moment of climax, you use a turkey baster to...
Forum: General Discussions 25 May 2006, 23:38
Replies: 17
Views: 492
Posted By acropolis
Re: Fun Committee

if i'm allowed input on something like this, i usually think along the lines of
"what did i want to do anyway that now i can get someone else to pay for?"

usually ends up being sporting events...
Forum: General Discussions 25 May 2006, 20:13
Replies: 170
Views: 2,689
Posted By acropolis
Re: Plastic Brilliance

thing is, i really don't see this. when it first started out, it was hostile as hell, but after the first year or so i haven't noticed any real hostility. (with the notable exception of yahweh. ...
Forum: General Discussions 25 May 2006, 19:57
Replies: 170
Views: 2,689
Posted By acropolis
Re: Plastic Brilliance

all of the internet started going downhill the day* people discovered banner advertising doesn't pay for shit



* June 7, 2001
Forum: General Discussions 25 May 2006, 19:52
Replies: 170
Views: 2,689
Posted By acropolis
Re: Plastic Brilliance

i've got nothing against pb, i like a good number of the posters there ( <3 1-X ), and generally i agree with your post.

i have to say i disagree with kura tho, i don't think the posters that are...
Forum: General Discussions 25 May 2006, 19:47
Replies: 21
Views: 642
Posted By acropolis
Re: If you're going to sell a faulty latop on ebay...

i'd like to think that if someone got their hands on my hard drive and posted pics from my porn on the net,

i wouldn't be that embarassed.

ps: i really don't get toe fetishes
Forum: General Discussions 25 May 2006, 17:28
Replies: 28
Views: 662
Posted By acropolis
Re: What is your major malfunction?

actually i count procrastination as one of my virtues; i don't worry about things i've put off, and a lot of the time it later turns out that whatever i was putting off didn't need to be done in the...
Forum: General Discussions 25 May 2006, 17:01
Replies: 65
Views: 1,134
Posted By acropolis
Re: Grammar/spelling: what really annoys you?

i count 17 grammatical errors in that post;

it's kind of like the 'can you find all the faces' thread all over again.

PS: topically, none of them interfered with his point coming across.
Forum: General Discussions 25 May 2006, 00:43
Replies: 65
Views: 1,134
Posted By acropolis
Re: Grammar/spelling: what really annoys you?

however, in this perspective proper grammar is defined by what is understood,

which in turn is defined by the listener/reader most incapable of understanding.

Leaving the following dilemma:...
Forum: General Discussions 25 May 2006, 00:39
Replies: 58
Views: 1,678
Posted By acropolis
Re: I have a friend (shock horror) who cuts herself

Ideally every problem can be answered* by a wiki reference (http://www.wikihow.com/Stop-Cutting-Yourself).

*Incorrectly
Forum: General Discussions 24 May 2006, 22:45
Replies: 65
Views: 1,134
Posted By acropolis
Re: Grammar/spelling: what really annoys you?

yeah that one really needs to get stomped without mercy.
Forum: General Discussions 24 May 2006, 22:44
Replies: 65
Views: 1,134
Posted By acropolis
Re: Grammar/spelling: what really annoys you?

this post refutes all five statements of fact made by the edit it refers to.

somewhat impressive thinks i.
Forum: General Discussions 24 May 2006, 22:34
Replies: 65
Views: 1,134
Posted By acropolis
Re: Grammar/spelling: what really annoys you?

however,

normally 'this' does go with singular ("this post sucks")
where 'these' goes with the plural ("all of these posts of mine suck")

but if someone used the phrase "these data" in my...
Forum: General Discussions 24 May 2006, 22:28
Replies: 65
Views: 1,134
Posted By acropolis
Re: Grammar/spelling: what really annoys you?

:/:up::down:

without question.
Forum: General Discussions 24 May 2006, 22:07
Replies: 44
Views: 4,019
Posted By acropolis
Re: Gifts for Wimmins

that's a naughty flower
Forum: General Discussions 24 May 2006, 22:06
Replies: 65
Views: 1,134
Posted By acropolis
Re: Grammar/spelling: what really annoys you?

what's wrong with "this data"?
Forum: General Discussions 24 May 2006, 21:18
Replies: 77
Views: 1,330
Posted By acropolis
Re: A call for mature posting

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ovemay itway otay ethay endway, enthay addway "ayway".

ettypray implesay eallyray.
Forum: General Discussions 24 May 2006, 21:12
Replies: 35
Views: 446
Posted By acropolis
Re: Big Oil Profits

do you even know what the point of my post was?
i'm actually curious here. a lot of the time i try to flirt with the border between satire and honesty, but in this case i thought i was being pretty...
Forum: General Discussions 24 May 2006, 18:36
Replies: 44
Views: 4,019
Posted By acropolis
Re: Gifts for Wimmins

are you saying you don't know what kind of flowers she likes?

can't go wrong with roses.
Forum: General Discussions 24 May 2006, 17:33
Replies: 35
Views: 446
Posted By acropolis
Re: Big Oil Profits

this is definitely true, however,

you can approximate them as middlemen, despite owning fields. in the end, they have a cost to produce a gallon of gasoline, and a price at which they sell that...
Forum: General Discussions 24 May 2006, 15:42
Replies: 35
Views: 446
Posted By acropolis
Re: Big Oil Profits

there are plenty of explanations for profits jumping along with prices,

including the likely cartel/price fixing,

but i don't see any that should elicit the "Quit whining and learn about supply...
Forum: General Discussions 24 May 2006, 15:28
Replies: 20
Views: 362
Posted By acropolis
Re: Doctors and their Social Skills

what kind of lymphoma was it again?

i'm surprised you didn't look up everything the day you were diagnosed.
Forum: General Discussions 24 May 2006, 15:12
Replies: 35
Views: 446
Posted By acropolis
Re: Big Oil Profits

my apologies.
Forum: General Discussions 24 May 2006, 14:59
Replies: 35
Views: 446
Posted By acropolis
Re: Big Oil Profits

if you can't make such a comparison (and i agree that you can't, because as horn says there is no real alternative),

then that is because the oil industry doesn't follow the same model.

which...
Forum: General Discussions 24 May 2006, 14:50
Replies: 55
Views: 1,585
Posted By acropolis
Re: Your Life Update Thread: III

Employment/Education
I'm not when i gave my last update. i got my master's in december of 2004, and am maybe 18 months away from a doctorate (Materials Science, Carnegie Mellon University). at the...
Forum: General Discussions 24 May 2006, 14:35
Replies: 35
Views: 446
Posted By acropolis
Big Oil Profits

So anyway, gas prices in the US are going up, almost to $0.70 /L, which you can clearly see is grounds for revolution.* At the same time, the major oil companies released their annual reports, and...
Forum: General Discussions 17 May 2006, 13:52
Replies: 32
Views: 1,772
Posted By acropolis
Re: Sooo, I am 40 today

40 doesn't seem nearly as old now as it did when i started posting here.
Forum: General Discussions 16 May 2006, 17:26
Replies: 8
Views: 273
Posted By acropolis
Forum: General Discussions 16 May 2006, 17:24
Replies: 28
Views: 422
Posted By acropolis
Forum: General Discussions 15 May 2006, 17:12
Replies: 68
Views: 561
Posted By acropolis
Re: I have a few issues with this guy

i agree with Dante.

yes, being nice to women certainly isn't a good way to get laid, but so what? i don't see why acting like that would make you hate someone. i simply can't be anything but...
Forum: General Discussions 13 May 2006, 14:20
Replies: 18
Views: 673
Posted By acropolis
Re: Rice, Sodomy, and the Lash.

I heard a commercial for the US Navy on the radio the other day.

"The United States Navy: we work hard, and we play hard."

is that the kind of openness you are talking about?
Forum: General Discussions 12 May 2006, 23:29
Replies: 27
Views: 370
Posted By acropolis
Forum: General Discussions 12 May 2006, 23:04
Replies: 27
Views: 370
Posted By acropolis
Forum: General Discussions 12 May 2006, 18:52
Replies: 43
Views: 999
Posted By acropolis
Re: My mum

:sadface:

sorry for your loss.
Forum: General Discussions 12 May 2006, 18:50
Replies: 20
Views: 331
Posted By acropolis
Re: It's a mini adventure

it would seem so.

i used to make fun of forums that had 5-day old threads on page 1.
Forum: General Discussions 12 May 2006, 18:49
Replies: 59
Views: 911
Posted By acropolis
Forum: General Discussions 12 May 2006, 15:42
Replies: 59
Views: 911
Posted By acropolis
Re: 15 year old prosecuted for rape, 11 yr old enjoying pregnancy

there is no use of 'she' in the document. even when they use a pronoun to refer to the victim, they use he.

i'd assume it means 'he or she'
Forum: General Discussions 12 May 2006, 15:09
Replies: 59
Views: 911
Posted By acropolis
Re: 15 year old prosecuted for rape, 11 yr old enjoying pregnancy

true, but she could argue that she "reasonably believed him to be 16 or over"
Forum: General Discussions 12 May 2006, 14:04
Replies: 59
Views: 911
Posted By acropolis
Re: 15 year old prosecuted for rape, 11 yr old enjoying pregnancy

i hope the constant manrapings over the next few years show him the error of his ways. and that he then kills himself.

who knows; with a kid like that next thing he probably would have tried weed.
Forum: General Discussions 11 May 2006, 20:16
Replies: 103
Views: 1,048
Posted By acropolis
Re: How long 'till Ste get's arrested?

"All right now, which one of yous is the dirty perv that hangs out at that forum?"
Forum: General Discussions 11 May 2006, 19:33
Replies: 103
Views: 1,048
Posted By acropolis
Re: How long 'till Ste get's arrested?

i think these sections might be more applicable for this community.i know what you're thinking. "Well, what are the loopholes?"

and the answer is that there isn't much of a loophole in terms of...
Forum: General Discussions 11 May 2006, 19:22
Replies: 103
Views: 1,048
Posted By acropolis
Re: How long 'till Ste get's arrested?

women can only commit rape if they procure a penis?
Forum: General Discussions 11 May 2006, 17:43
Replies: 103
Views: 1,048
Posted By acropolis
Re: How long 'till Ste get's arrested?

that is what i said.

and what i meant was that a third party might get the impression that you did just that.

and i don't think there is a big overreaction. to me the 'proper reaction' at this...
Forum: General Discussions 11 May 2006, 16:21
Replies: 103
Views: 1,048
Posted By acropolis
Re: How long 'till Ste get's arrested?

a red "P" tatooed on the forehead. that's the ticket.
Forum: General Discussions 11 May 2006, 16:16
Replies: 103
Views: 1,048
Posted By acropolis
Re: How long 'till Ste get's arrested?

the combination of "wow cool, we should meet up sometime :D " and "PM me for details" might be something you wouldn't want to leave open to the interpretation of a jury.
Forum: General Discussions 11 May 2006, 16:10
Replies: 103
Views: 1,048
Posted By acropolis
Re: How long 'till Ste get's arrested?

sounded like he did.

how's ex post facto dealt with in the UK?

PS: what happens if you set up a meeting with a 15 year old for the day after they turn 16?
Forum: General Discussions 10 May 2006, 22:12
Replies: 283
Views: 3,380
Posted By acropolis
Re: Dace Paradise

the next thing you'll learn is that you can edit people's quotes to say whatever you want.

after that you learn that it isn't usually funny.

at least that was the trend of my experience.
Forum: General Discussions 10 May 2006, 22:08
Replies: 283
Views: 3,380
Posted By acropolis
Re: Dace Paradise

life starts when you graduate from high school here in the US. maybe it's different on the other side of the pond tho.
Forum: General Discussions 10 May 2006, 22:01
Replies: 283
Views: 3,380
Posted By acropolis
Re: Dace Paradise

but i thought this was the official "Dace is a Paedo/what happened to grammar?/Paedophilia/Music/Entrapment/Are there girls on the internet?" thread?
Forum: General Discussions 10 May 2006, 21:59
Replies: 283
Views: 3,380
Posted By acropolis
Re: Dace Paradise

in my book it's not really an action until a penis gets poked somewhere

[edit]but where do you draw the line?
Lurking through underage bebo pages (isn't that an action?)?
Talking to underagers...
Forum: General Discussions 10 May 2006, 21:53
Replies: 283
Views: 3,380
Posted By acropolis
Re: Dace Paradise

pretty much. in the US right now, every tv station is running some form of a "watch us catch internet paedos" program in which guys show up and find the host where they supposedly expect to find an...
Forum: General Discussions 10 May 2006, 20:16
Replies: 283
Views: 3,380
Posted By acropolis
Re: Dace Paradise

thank the lord for the intarweb,

which has all kinds of useful algorithms (http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=quiz+goth+emo) to help us solve these kinds of quandaries.
Forum: General Discussions 10 May 2006, 17:30
Replies: 54
Views: 944
Posted By acropolis
Re: Sony E3 Conference Concludes

a lot of people i've seen play games swung the controller around anyway.
Forum: General Discussions 10 May 2006, 17:23
Replies: 283
Views: 3,380
Posted By acropolis
Re: Dace Paradise

'current chart music' being operative. i agree that there is a lot of good music being produced today.

i would argue however that you didn't have to look very hard to find good music 10-15 years...
Forum: General Discussions 10 May 2006, 16:55
Replies: 283
Views: 3,380
Posted By acropolis
Re: Dace Paradise

if it's a gimmick it's a strong effort. in terms of writing style and reasonable extrapolations, plus the reserve to avoid 'overdoing' anything. :thumbsup: etc.

PS: the word 'congregated' hasn't...
Forum: General Discussions 10 May 2006, 15:26
Replies: 283
Views: 3,380
Posted By acropolis
Re: Dace Paradise

while PLGFR is used for 'PLGF receptors', i have no idea what Plgfrnls are. i bow to your superior knowledge of the english language.
Forum: General Discussions 10 May 2006, 15:23
Replies: 283
Views: 3,380
Posted By acropolis
Re: Dace Paradise

Ms, shhh, nth, tsk, TV, and traditional celtic words like cwm and crwth.

assuming you would dismiss out of hand words like Mr. and Mrs., due to the . in their spellings.
Forum: General Discussions 10 May 2006, 15:16
Replies: 85
Views: 1,004
Posted By acropolis
Re: GD, a hair problem

i'm not sure why you would run a search of the planetarion forums for your hygiene questions, but i did think you might find some of that relevant. and yes, in retrospect my thread was unfortunately...
Forum: General Discussions 10 May 2006, 13:55
Replies: 283
Views: 3,380
Posted By acropolis
Re: Dace Paradise

not in my world
Forum: General Discussions 10 May 2006, 13:53
Replies: 85
Views: 1,004
Posted By acropolis
Forum: General Discussions 10 May 2006, 13:50
Replies: 283
Views: 3,380
Posted By acropolis
Re: Dace Paradise

hey let's all play 'statutory shuffleboard', the game where everyone tries to see how close they can get to 'the line' without going over (i.e., getting caught and thrown in jail).
Forum: General Discussions 10 May 2006, 13:40
Replies: 283
Views: 3,380
Posted By acropolis
Re: Dace Paradise

something i'm curious about.

Nevermind came out when she was what, 1 year old? Cobain died when she was probably 3. I can't imagine myself being a huge fan of, say, John Lennon or someone like...
Forum: General Discussions 9 May 2006, 17:20
Replies: 283
Views: 3,380
Posted By acropolis
Re: Dace Paradise

good thing i don't care about personality.

ps: actually, the god awful shorthand might be a good thing. anyone using two-syllable words is probably a cop anyway.
Forum: General Discussions 9 May 2006, 16:17
Replies: 36
Views: 397
Posted By acropolis
Re: Living like this is a full-time business

certainly a better line of reasoning than pure earning power. society makes a major investment of training and resources into some individuals, and those individuals are then "valuable" in the sense...
Forum: General Discussions 8 May 2006, 22:10
Replies: 23
Views: 565
Posted By acropolis
Re: I'm Off The UN Bandwagon

said it before, and i'll say it again. If school girls want to avoid getting raped by reluctant aid workers, they have to stop dressing up like hot young school girls. That's just unfair.
Forum: General Discussions 8 May 2006, 21:58
Replies: 36
Views: 397
Posted By acropolis
Re: Living like this is a full-time business

what are economists telling us that i've missed?depend entirely on your definition of 'value'

if it is based on earning capacity, than those robbers that recently swiped $95 million must be some...
Forum: General Discussions 8 May 2006, 20:58
Replies: 36
Views: 397
Posted By acropolis
Re: Living like this is a full-time business

the median voter in my area is almost exactly retirement age.

far as i can tell the only possibility of such an acknowledgment passing the vote would involve some use of an official 'opposite day'...
Forum: General Discussions 8 May 2006, 20:50
Replies: 23
Views: 565
Posted By acropolis
Re: I'm Off The UN Bandwagon

those girls were dressed so slutty they were asking for it.
Forum: General Discussions 8 May 2006, 20:45
Replies: 36
Views: 397
Posted By acropolis
Re: Living like this is a full-time business

short version, because i fear that the longevity of our elderly may bankrupt much of western civilization.

anyway i didn't say they have no value, just little value. compared to, say, farmers,...
Forum: General Discussions 8 May 2006, 18:16
Replies: 23
Views: 565
Posted By acropolis
Re: I'm Off The UN Bandwagon

i was thinking about having us all form something i think i'll call "A League of Countries," but I'm interested in input.
I'd be interested in hearing that case made; especially in terms of the...
Forum: General Discussions 8 May 2006, 15:12
Replies: 23
Views: 565
Posted By acropolis
I'm Off The UN Bandwagon

i think. but I'm perfectly open to someone convincing me to stay aboard.

It's not because of the corruption, or the pointless resolutions, the Israel hating, the America hating, or the expense, or...
Forum: General Discussions 8 May 2006, 14:57
Replies: 36
Views: 397
Posted By acropolis
Re: Living like this is a full-time business

law, economics, real estate, and medicine are all fields i consider only marginally more valuable than injecting your life away.

but i wish you the best anyway, cause i'm a very nice guy like that.
Forum: General Discussions 5 May 2006, 19:17
Replies: 36
Views: 740
Posted By acropolis
Re: Hell is..

oddly if i walked into such a room, i'd be pretty happy.

and as for socks, even if you did care about whether your socks matched, it wouldn't be possible to get too far without finding two that...
Forum: General Discussions 5 May 2006, 19:11
Replies: 17
Views: 287
Posted By acropolis
Re: [Project][Quick] Conclusion

random conclusion from a paper on my desktop.

the abstract for that paper:
Forum: General Discussions 3 May 2006, 17:32
Replies: 51
Views: 958
Posted By acropolis
Re: [very long]Peak Oil

in my opinion, in the event of a 'peak oil catastrophe', america will be in relatively good shape compared to the rest of the first world, due to the high level of available natural resources and the...
Forum: General Discussions 3 May 2006, 14:13
Replies: 51
Views: 958
Posted By acropolis
Re: [very long]Peak Oil

'the end of the US as we know it' has occurred perhaps half a dozen or a score of times, depending on how you count. the belief that the US will not maintain an unsustainable course forever is...
Forum: General Discussions 2 May 2006, 18:03
Replies: 11
Views: 346
Posted By acropolis
Re: 2006 White House Correspondents Dinner

i'm sure to an extent that was partly because it was 'uncomfortable',

but i think also a good deal was that his audience was the white house and the media, and he went after both pretty hard.
...
Forum: General Discussions 2 May 2006, 17:53
Replies: 51
Views: 958
Posted By acropolis
Re: [very long]Peak Oil

had you watched the documentary 'waterworld', you would know that the smart people are buying up dirt.

anyway, in general i agree with dante, though i'd argue the right has almost as many...
Forum: General Discussions 1 May 2006, 14:52
Replies: 11
Views: 346
Posted By acropolis
Re: 2006 White House Correspondents Dinner

http://www.unfogged.com/archives/week_2006_04_30.html#004875

STEPHEN COLBERT: Thank you, ladies and gentlemen. Before I begin, I've been asked to make an announcement. Whoever parked 14 black...
Forum: General Discussions 12 Apr 2006, 19:33
Replies: 61
Views: 832
Posted By acropolis
Re: Book thread

i haven't read 'the stars my destination', (or any bester for that matter) any good?

actually, i haven't read any books in far too long.

this post is really just about how much "Thus Spake...
Forum: General Discussions 22 Mar 2006, 20:17
Replies: 45
Views: 1,155
Posted By acropolis
Re: Go Bush Go!

I don't think anyone would be at all worried about the financial state of the USA if they were familiar with the projected receipts (http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/budget/fy2007/overview.html)*...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Mar 2006, 15:21
Replies: 33
Views: 956
Posted By acropolis
Re: The old forums were better

yes, the game was so much better in round 1, when there were only two good ships (out of maybe 10),

and round 2, when there was only one ship.

now THAT takes strategy.

'hmmm, should i put...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Mar 2006, 15:17
Replies: 11
Views: 355
Posted By acropolis
Re: This Thread Has A 65% Chance Of Sucking

only for mutual funds.

as a general rule, past performance is the best indicator of future results.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Mar 2006, 14:58
Replies: 11
Views: 355
Posted By acropolis
This Thread Has A 65% Chance Of Sucking

Probability question. My weatherman says there is a 30% chance of rain today. A computerized ranking system I saw gave Pitt a 65% chance of beating Syracuse. In each case, the potential event will...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Mar 2006, 14:47
Replies: 33
Views: 956
Posted By acropolis
Re: The old forums were better

'PA forums: going down the shitter since Day 1'

too bad all the old threads got deleted; i'd love to see when the first thread complaining about how these boards went to shit was. my guess: ...
Forum: General Discussions 3 Mar 2006, 14:34
Replies: 69
Views: 658
Posted By acropolis
Re: Glitter

i have to take gary's side on this one.

we have a guy who was entirely content with his child pornography. then it was taken away from him, and so he went to vietnam and found a consenting 11 and...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Mar 2006, 18:00
Replies: 32
Views: 552
Posted By acropolis
Re: Encryption

that's surprising to me.

i have to assume that maybe for a 1kb pad encrypting a 2k message, it would be pretty easy (yes?).

but for, say, a 1Mb message, encrypted with a pad (of unknown length)...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Mar 2006, 17:35
Replies: 32
Views: 552
Posted By acropolis
Re: Encryption

if you can securely transmit a one-time pad, you could just as easily transmit a secure message.
Forum: General Discussions 1 Mar 2006, 14:35
Replies: 96
Views: 1,440
Posted By acropolis
Re: What did you have for breakfast this morning?

does a can of diet dr. pepper count?

ps: why does this forum keep logging me off anymore? not cool. my time is too valuable to be spent logging in every few days.
Forum: General Discussions 22 Feb 2006, 21:26
Replies: 29
Views: 536
Posted By acropolis
Re: Say goodbye to image searching

because a lot of websites are damaged after 'being broken into' by google. and they get very mad when all of their images are gone.
Forum: General Discussions 22 Feb 2006, 21:20
Replies: 29
Views: 536
Posted By acropolis
Re: Say goodbye to image searching

they could just buy the rights to the photos from an issue of penthouse and have all image searches respond with a random selection of that set.

suddenly everything is all legal and none of the...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Feb 2006, 23:37
Replies: 87
Views: 2,336
Posted By acropolis
Re: Supreme Court Justice confirmed.

that's a common misconception.

in fact, all blacks get the bus pass that lets you ride all month for one fee.
Forum: General Discussions 5 Feb 2006, 23:19
Replies: 87
Views: 2,336
Posted By acropolis
Re: Supreme Court Justice confirmed.

were this true,

wouldn't it strike you as odd that while 80% of americans are white, only 40% of black victims are?
Forum: General Discussions 5 Feb 2006, 22:59
Replies: 68
Views: 1,811
Posted By acropolis
Re: Things you do that you are ashamed of

my wife and mother in law nagged me to write a poem for like a year before her brother's wedding, and i finally caved. i was ashamed enough that i demanded that no one ever admit i was the one that...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Feb 2006, 22:39
Replies: 87
Views: 2,336
Posted By acropolis
Re: Supreme Court Justice confirmed.

we know that black people are committing lots of crimes, whether the system is biased or not. we know this because, brilliantly enough, american society is ~fully segregated. black people live in...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Feb 2006, 13:23
Replies: 48
Views: 1,353
Posted By acropolis
Re: Talk about awkward coincidence

do you realize that those are pretty much the same numbers as for the USA?
Forum: General Discussions 31 Jan 2006, 21:20
Replies: 87
Views: 2,336
Posted By acropolis
Re: Supreme Court Justice confirmed.

in comparison to Thomas, Scalia has actually been excellent. Alito and Roberts seems more thomas than scalia, however.

Anyway, I can't help but see the issue in terms of the actual effects a...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Jan 2006, 20:55
Replies: 87
Views: 2,336
Posted By acropolis
Re: Supreme Court Justice confirmed.

well, you've got to make a choice.

one group wants all the limitations of the constitution to be in place (can't outlaw free speech, can't outlaw specific religions), plus a few others (can't...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Jan 2006, 20:42
Replies: 87
Views: 2,336
Posted By acropolis
Re: Supreme Court Justice confirmed.

i meant that i thought you favored limited government, and fighting to pull out the restraints on government's reaching into people's lives doesn't fit with that.

apologies if i had you mixed up...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Jan 2006, 20:37
Replies: 87
Views: 2,336
Posted By acropolis
Re: Supreme Court Justice confirmed.

i think there is a common misconception at play here.

the argument is that the lefties on the court don't care about the constitution at all, they just rule however whichever way their belief...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Jan 2006, 20:18
Replies: 87
Views: 2,336
Posted By acropolis
Re: Supreme Court Justice confirmed.

i'm actually somewhat surprised to find you joining the war against governmental restraints.

anyway, i guess technically "the government can do anything it damn well pleases so long as it is run...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Jan 2006, 19:58
Replies: 87
Views: 2,336
Posted By acropolis
Re: Supreme Court Justice confirmed.

i'm not sure i understand where you are coming from.

you favor abortion, but you think it should be illegal because it doesn't say 'there shalt be abortions for everyone!' anywhere in the...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Jan 2006, 17:56
Replies: 19
Views: 648
Posted By acropolis
Re: What can they do?

Why can't we deport people anymore? It's cheap, it's humane, it's effective. I'm not sure where people got the idea that in order to be a proper criminal justice system, life has to be made worse...
Forum: General Discussions 31 Jan 2006, 17:37
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By acropolis
Old Person Hair Is Coming To Get Me

After my last haircut, I noticed a few gray hairs poking through the general dark hair above my ears. Not cool. I have no idea where this puts me versus the average person; my dad has been graying...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jan 2006, 14:33
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By acropolis
Re: Well Condoleeza, what will you do now?

first ignore the accusations. maybe they go away. either way, they won't get any play on the half of the media that is presently fellating you.

second, you deny them. your supporters will...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jan 2006, 14:10
Replies: 63
Views: 2,309
Posted By acropolis
Re: A man enters a bar...

actually that reminds me of a joke malcolm x once told me. it's pretty good.

So a white man, a jew, and black man were walking down the street, and they came by a genie. Now of course the genie...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Jan 2006, 13:46
Replies: 63
Views: 2,309
Posted By acropolis
Re: A man enters a bar...

greeks like to watch people pick up money off the street. it's true; jokes told me.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Jan 2006, 22:35
Replies: 30
sup
Views: 1,012
Posted By acropolis
Re: sup

in this post i subtly include myself in a thread which clearly didn't involve me. match the answers with the posters who gave them:

acropolis
Dante Hicks
Nodrog
Tomkat
JonnyBGood
Queball...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Jan 2006, 22:19
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By acropolis
Re: Pride (In The Name Of Love)

as penis enlargement surgery becomes more effective and available, what effect would you expect that to have on 'large penis pride'?

i guess a lot of women are proud of their large fake breasts. ...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Jan 2006, 22:06
Replies: 63
Views: 2,309
Posted By acropolis
Re: A man enters a bar...

Three friends -- a Greek, an Irishman and a Jew -- were out walking late one night, when a drunk driver suddenly ran his car onto the sidewalk. The three were instantly killed and Poof! -- they found...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Jan 2006, 21:51
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By acropolis
Pride (In The Name Of Love)

This thread is about the nature of pride; why are we proud, and what does it mean to be proud? My central dilemma: should I be proud of the things I control, or the things I don't control?

The...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Dec 2005, 16:03
Replies: 19
Views: 1,105
Posted By acropolis
Re: Its a while since anyone did one of these

jingle bells in reverse sounds kind of like german btw.
Forum: General Discussions 29 Dec 2005, 18:22
Replies: 80
Views: 2,042
Posted By acropolis
Forum: General Discussions 27 Dec 2005, 16:31
Replies: 113
Views: 3,997
Posted By acropolis
Re: ITT you say things that you know will get you neg repped

[off topic]'sgt. pepper' 'revolver' and 'abbey road' are all great listens; their early stuff was shit pop though. Cream was pretty much all 60's, and they were great.

[on topic]Is it just me or...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Dec 2005, 15:31
Replies: 17
Views: 575
Posted By acropolis
Re: The Top 10 "Worst Historical Britons" ever

yeah, keynes.

and what about Darwin ('social darwinism etc.)?

And Newton, Mill (i seem to remember his book hitting top 10 'evilest books ever'), and Maxwell. Evildoers.
Forum: General Discussions 16 Dec 2005, 19:35
Replies: 61
Views: 1,298
Posted By acropolis
Re: Strength +10

assuming that before you started lifting your body was using 100% of its energy intake,

i guess that's fair enough.
Forum: General Discussions 16 Dec 2005, 19:14
Replies: 61
Views: 1,298
Posted By acropolis
Re: Strength +10

you may not be any 'healthier', but your muscles will become bigger. unless you were previously only eating salt and dirt with the rest of your ethiopian friends.

obviously going from a fat loser...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Dec 2005, 19:07
Replies: 20
Views: 588
Posted By acropolis
Re: Dream Diarys

...

that's how i feel a lot of the time when i'm awake.

i don't feel it trivializes existence, however.
Forum: General Discussions 16 Dec 2005, 01:56
Replies: 74
Views: 1,667
Posted By acropolis
Re: GD is elected to Government

ideally i would be in charge of awarding contracts to bidders.

based on their 'merit'
Forum: General Discussions 15 Dec 2005, 21:23
Replies: 27
Views: 1,026
Posted By acropolis
Re: People finally figure out wikipedia is shit

This morning I looked up Kiessig fringes on wiki. No entry. How shite.
lol.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Dec 2005, 21:43
Replies: 23
Views: 594
Posted By acropolis
Re: Attitudes

i was talking from a fiscal solvency point of view.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Dec 2005, 18:28
Replies: 23
Views: 594
Posted By acropolis
Re: Attitudes

my definition of status quo has next year being 2006, and the general response to impetus being in accordance to the same rules instead of having the same impetus (i.e., next year we could still have...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Dec 2005, 17:57
Replies: 18
Views: 545
Posted By acropolis
Re: Polar Bear Cubs Are Objectively Cute

far as i know, throughout all human existence human populations have lived near to some population of large and if not carnivorous at least omnivorous species. wolves, lions, tigers, and bears (oh...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Dec 2005, 17:47
Replies: 23
Views: 594
Posted By acropolis
Re: Attitudes

i understood you, and natural selection was the correct term. i just argued that we already are getting our quota of 'natural selection' thanks to cigarettes.
So in context of your post, are you...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Dec 2005, 16:38
Replies: 23
Views: 594
Posted By acropolis
Re: Attitudes

we already have cigarettes, and they rarely cause people to kill other people.
Forum: General Discussions 14 Dec 2005, 16:34
Replies: 18
Views: 545
Posted By acropolis
Polar Bear Cubs Are Objectively Cute

This thread is about 'cute babies,' in general the phenomenon by which babies, human and otherwise, are perceived to be cute.

I'm not a particularly big fan of human babies; especially very early...
Forum: General Discussions 14 Dec 2005, 16:07
Replies: 23
Views: 594
Posted By acropolis
Re: Attitudes

usually the people in power here do whatever they want, but that's because on 99% of issues almost nobody cares.

no one cares if your government goes with contractor A or B etc, and so long as...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Dec 2005, 21:25
Replies: 67
Views: 1,598
Posted By acropolis
Re: Stanley "Tookie" Williams (hey dda!)

really there are three options,

1. End the death penalty
2. Your 'dehumanizing' utilitarian option
3. Mass suicide

Because even though the marginal case of a person slated for death upon...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Dec 2005, 20:04
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By acropolis
Re: Goodbye Richard Pryor

Brewster's Millions is worth a watch.

But in general his movies weren't anything special. Great standup.
Forum: General Discussions 13 Dec 2005, 19:40
Replies: 40
Views: 879
Posted By acropolis
Re: Is it right to......

I'd argue that it's okay to have sex with your (older) sister.

But fantacizing aout your mate's elder sister? Hell no, sicko.
Forum: General Discussions 13 Dec 2005, 19:34
Replies: 23
Views: 594
Posted By acropolis
Re: Attitudes

i would assume that, if legalized, the smack prices would drop a great deal (though i'm sure they'd be taxed to hell anymore, i'm sure a single pack o smack would be like $10, 2/3 of which being...
Forum: General Discussions 13 Dec 2005, 14:50
Replies: 67
Views: 1,598
Posted By acropolis
Re: Stanley "Tookie" Williams (hey dda!)

in general i agree with dante. i used to oppose it on foreign policy grounds; "it's-wrong-to-torture-people-but-it's-okay-to-kill-them" seeming like a tough sell. but anymore what we're saying is...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Dec 2005, 14:55
Replies: 16
Views: 738
Posted By acropolis
Re: People offering lyrics online without permission should be jailed industry boss says.

first rule of neg rep is you don't talk about neg rep?

i think it's perfectly legitimate for someone to ask if they've broken some unwritten rule; it just shows that someone actually cares about...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Dec 2005, 22:26
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By acropolis
Re: [Politics]Good articles?

i hope you are never on my debate team:(
Forum: General Discussions 8 Dec 2005, 22:12
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By acropolis
Re: [Politics]Good articles?

On the one hand, if you limit the dole to six months, lots of people will eventually be kicked off:)

On the other hand, if you limit the dole to six months, lots of people will eventually be...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Dec 2005, 15:43
Replies: 39
Views: 909
Posted By acropolis
Re: There is a special hell waiting for cops who shoot innocents dead

given that he was off the plane, I'm going to revise my stance.

It would make sense to stop him before he got back to somewhere crowded, however you could. In the situation described, I'd still...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Dec 2005, 14:31
Replies: 39
Views: 909
Posted By acropolis
Re: There is a special hell waiting for cops who shoot innocents dead

does 'most explosives in use today' include the kind of stuff you make out of fertilizer in your crazy guy basement lab?

i certainly agree that any military grade or commercially available...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Dec 2005, 13:33
Replies: 39
Views: 909
Posted By acropolis
Re: There is a special hell waiting for cops who shoot innocents dead

if you really did think someone was loaded up with explosives would you really shoot at him?
Forum: General Discussions 8 Dec 2005, 13:28
Replies: 25
Views: 628
Posted By acropolis
Re: Americans! Help a brother out.

The acropolis Guide to Getting Great Finanacial Aidô:
1. Ace the PSAT
2. Ace the SAT
3. Get a full ride without ever filling out any 'forms'

anyway, http://www.salliemae.com/plan/index.html...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Dec 2005, 01:15
Replies: 25
Views: 628
Posted By acropolis
Re: Americans! Help a brother out.

What are you looking to study?

And, in terms of Ivy League, what JammyJim says. It's the same education except that your Professors are famous and you can make friends with the people who will be...
Forum: General Discussions 8 Dec 2005, 01:05
Replies: 50
Views: 1,523
Posted By acropolis
Re: Who Will Die First? - Second Round

Thatcher will probably be the first reported death.

I will, however, put down Jiang Zemin for me. First, to force qebab to change his answer, second because likely Zemin died four years ago and...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Dec 2005, 19:33
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By acropolis
Forum: General Discussions 7 Dec 2005, 19:29
Replies: 86
Views: 2,474
Posted By acropolis
Re: because we didn't have a favourite movie-thread in a while

yeah. Here's what I don't get:

given say, a $20,000,000 budget, how can you fail to entertain someone for 90 minutes? I mean, if you gave that money to me, and note that I have no talents...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Dec 2005, 20:30
Replies: 88
Views: 1,557
Posted By acropolis
Re: The concept of a girlfriend frightens me

impossible.

[edit]or does your definition of sex necessarily include other people?
Forum: General Discussions 5 Dec 2005, 17:00
Replies: 88
Views: 1,557
Posted By acropolis
Re: The concept of a girlfriend frightens me

what's the point of going for the eyes if they're closed at the relevant point in time?

PS: and on topic, if you don't want to 'settle down', you almost certainly shouldn't. if you don't think...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Dec 2005, 16:39
Replies: 36
Views: 876
Posted By acropolis
Re: Were to go on a date?

Two opposing views:
1. Ask her to go to something you know she likes. This is good if you have no self-confidence and believe you need to trick women into spending time with you (which may very...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Dec 2005, 16:16
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By acropolis
Crappy* Christmas Gifts

Curious what y'all think are crappy gifts, what with the 'season of crappy gift giving' upon us.

I think my top five would have to be:
1. Anything where the odor is significant (especially body...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Dec 2005, 03:00
Replies: 17
Views: 800
Posted By acropolis
Re: the french

they took poland in what, three weeks in 1939? The Allies hit western Europe summer of '44 (I guess they had already been working Italy), and Hitler still hadn't taken Moscow. How is that...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Dec 2005, 02:45
Replies: 17
Views: 674
Posted By acropolis
Re: How Fast Can You Type The Alphabet?

just tie your keys into alphabetical order temporarily:cool:
Forum: General Discussions 4 Dec 2005, 00:14
Replies: 12
Views: 628
Posted By acropolis
Re: Superman Trailer

that was my interpretation.

batman is cool though. in general a lot of DC heroes are much older than marvel.
Forum: General Discussions 3 Dec 2005, 23:53
Replies: 17
Views: 674
Posted By acropolis
Re: How Fast Can You Type The Alphabet?

~5.5. Would be much easier if i didn't keep backspacing everytime i hit a wrong key.
Forum: General Discussions 3 Dec 2005, 19:00
Replies: 12
Views: 628
Posted By acropolis
Re: Superman Trailer

terri hatcher is ugly as sin.

superman can be as good or as bad as his writers make him (speaking in terms of entertainment value, not of morality), which tends to lean worse than better. ...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Dec 2005, 21:11
Replies: 18
Views: 733
Posted By acropolis
Re: A selection of amusing images

mine had that baby on the leash of that american soldier chick (remember the photo where she has that iraqi on a leash and is giving the thumbs up?).

i'm not sure if it made any sense (or was...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Dec 2005, 21:04
Replies: 10
Views: 580
Posted By acropolis
Re: [Iraq] Desperation?

Kind of 'ironic.' The Bush administration has had such success here trading access for positive reporting, you'd think they would have used that system there too. Of course, it's possible they are...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Dec 2005, 20:03
Replies: 44
Views: 1,120
Posted By acropolis
Re: Sony are bastards

if i read that correctly, 50 was what it would cost for them to not repair it and just send it back.
Forum: General Discussions 2 Dec 2005, 19:56
Replies: 38
Views: 1,262
Posted By acropolis
Re: Crossdressing

marx and lenin and mao were shit. engels was :cool: tho.
Christianity often also has pragmatism going for it; it could be very difficult for a professed atheist to work up the corporate ladder. ...
Forum: General Discussions 30 Nov 2005, 18:12
Replies: 16
Views: 2,122
Posted By acropolis
Re: Sweet Jesus

google has led me to believe that Victorian Bitter is the best-selling beer in australia. i'm having trouble getting good statistics though, stats that don't really forward any particular political...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Nov 2005, 04:46
Replies: 156
Views: 3,912
Posted By acropolis
Re: Free Speech In Europe

obviously i mean that a reasonable person would conclude that such speech was making a non-trivial contribution toward a movement in a significant ethnic-cleansing direction.

which is soon made...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Nov 2005, 01:13
Replies: 156
Views: 3,912
Posted By acropolis
Re: Free Speech In Europe

k. what if there was evidence that neo-nazi speech could lead to another holocaust; what if it appeared that such laws would reduce such speech (assuming you aren't of the nodrog persuasion where...
Forum: General Discussions 27 Nov 2005, 00:15
Replies: 156
Views: 3,912
Posted By acropolis
Re: Free Speech In Europe

so it's bad because it's bad. the fact that you'd rather not live in a world with it makes sense, given that it's bad.

but what if it's good?

then if you are right, there should be some...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Nov 2005, 23:43
Replies: 156
Views: 3,912
Posted By acropolis
Re: Free Speech In Europe

as i've said i agree with you. however, i think it was mentioned that we don't allow pedophiles to teach in public schools. so why not prevent darkies from teaching our kids too?

it's a...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Nov 2005, 22:04
Replies: 156
Views: 3,912
Posted By acropolis
Re: Free Speech In Europe

as soon as your principles are wrong in a single case, your principles are wrong, yes?
Forum: General Discussions 26 Nov 2005, 21:45
Replies: 156
Views: 3,912
Posted By acropolis
Re: Free Speech In Europe

so here we are, 83 posts into the thread, and a number of people have come out and said that they think free speech is good.

but not a single person has even tried to explain why we are better off...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Nov 2005, 21:04
Replies: 17
Views: 886
Posted By acropolis
Re: It's Hammer Time

out of curiosity, which of his numerous hits are they playing?
Forum: General Discussions 25 Nov 2005, 20:25
Replies: 156
Views: 3,912
Posted By acropolis
Re: Free Speech In Europe

i thought free speech in the uk was limited to that one soap box in that one park in london? can you say niggr niggr niggr there at least?

i have to say, it's certainly arguable that germany's...
Forum: General Discussions 23 Nov 2005, 22:14
Replies: 27
Views: 984
Posted By acropolis
Re: I'm not sure if you've been listening to the news...

it scares me that the right uses almost that exact description for most americans and especially our media.
Forum: General Discussions 23 Nov 2005, 19:15
Replies: 27
Views: 984
Posted By acropolis
Re: I'm not sure if you've been listening to the news...

it's really helpful of you brits to leak this now.

[edit]i like how all the conservatives won't comment on whether bombing them is a good thing or not until they find out whether it's true. they...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Nov 2005, 17:49
Replies: 44
Views: 1,337
Posted By acropolis
Re: Passwords, how do you manage?

when i was a young internetgoer (maybe 10-12 years ago?) i used 'ih8me', which was a pretty solid alphanumeric. but i was naive*, and fell for one of those pathetic "Due to security issues we will...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Nov 2005, 21:10
Replies: 16
Views: 910
Posted By acropolis
Re: I Question Your Patriotism

during the first world war, it seems to me the people who didn't want to show up were the smart ones. what a stupid war.

and the people who questioned allying with stalin had a good point too.
...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Nov 2005, 20:02
Replies: 16
Views: 910
Posted By acropolis
I Question Your Patriotism

So I'm not going to name any names or anything. It gets old. But after this past Veteran's Day, when it was rediscovered that everyone who doesn't approve of 'X' is clearly unpatriotic, and likely...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Nov 2005, 04:10
Replies: 44
Views: 818
Posted By acropolis
Re: Chemical Weapons. Iraq.

didja know if you save a chick (or dude if that's how you swing) from being violently raped, it's okay to rape them yourself as long as you are demonstrably gentler about it than it otherwise would...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Nov 2005, 04:00
Replies: 44
Views: 818
Posted By acropolis
Re: Chemical Weapons. Iraq.

white phosphorus can be used to illuminate, say, artillery installations, allowing you to avoid bombing civilians. or it can be used to make civilians writhe and scream as their skin melts off.
...
Forum: General Discussions 15 Nov 2005, 13:38
Replies: 24
Views: 710
Posted By acropolis
Forum: General Discussions 11 Nov 2005, 21:17
Replies: 38
Views: 892
Posted By acropolis
Re: So if you had to choose...

hey after googling, it turns out davis also supports a 'flat foreign policy'
Forum: General Discussions 11 Nov 2005, 20:44
Replies: 38
Views: 892
Posted By acropolis
Re: So if you had to choose...

i'm not going to argue whether there is a moral reason, but what about pure pragmatics? there is some minimum amount of money needed a person needs to live on. and i'd hazard that the cost to...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Nov 2005, 20:24
Replies: 38
Views: 892
Posted By acropolis
Re: So if you had to choose...

that's a perfectly good system and i have no problem with it.

i guess my real problem is that when people talk about changing a tax system, the only two relevant questions are:
1. Who do you...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Nov 2005, 19:51
Replies: 38
Views: 892
Posted By acropolis
Re: So if you had to choose...

assuming you mean a flat tax % of income (as opposed to flat % of wealth or a true flat 'everyone pays X' system), i think the opposite on both counts.

let's say i make ~10K per year. very likely...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Nov 2005, 19:30
Replies: 53
Views: 1,710
Posted By acropolis
Re: Best Action Movie Ever

i liked 'die hard: with a vengeance' at least as well.

and whatever you think about the trilogy, matrix was a great movie and reloaded had one of the greatest action sequences of all time.
Forum: General Discussions 11 Nov 2005, 19:21
Replies: 38
Views: 892
Posted By acropolis
Re: So if you had to choose...

could you explain to me how there is any possible upside to a revenue-neutral plan that makes life worse for almost everyone*?



*unless you are some whacky keynesian and are hoping the flat tax...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Nov 2005, 16:21
Replies: 63
Views: 1,884
Posted By acropolis
Re: Shakespeare

wasn't he actually major major major major (by some arbitrary point in time)?

anyway, some do have a point here. Why don't kids watch the plays instead?

i remember in high school reading Our...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Nov 2005, 16:12
Replies: 21
Views: 742
Posted By acropolis
Re: Removing Christmas

don't you guys have an established national christian church?

i mean, jesus ****ing christ, who moves to a country with a national church and complains about religious references on the rare...
Forum: General Discussions 11 Nov 2005, 15:57
Replies: 38
Views: 892
Posted By acropolis
Re: So if you had to choose...

Because politics is (are?) interesting?

It's not clear to me why you are saying sane well-balanced types wouldn't. I possibly would have, but there did not appear to be any real career options...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Nov 2005, 22:02
Replies: 18
Views: 680
Posted By acropolis
Re: My school

meh. i may have written a thing or two in my time that would not have gone over well if put in a book that was distributed to schoolchildren. so i have trouble criticizing that.

the actual...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Nov 2005, 18:26
Replies: 22
Views: 636
Posted By acropolis
Re: Getting A Pet

you can make her a sweater from scratch to surprise her with! or **** a sheep!
Forum: General Discussions 10 Nov 2005, 18:07
Replies: 22
Views: 636
Posted By acropolis
Re: Getting A Pet

that's why we didn't get one at the old place. we'd often get pretty close, then some night we'd come home and one of our neighbors would be standing outside with a dog on a leash and a plastic bag...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Nov 2005, 17:47
Replies: 22
Views: 636
Posted By acropolis
Getting A Pet

My wife and I are planning toget a dog 'to fill the empty spaces, where we used to talk' or whatever. My question is: how much work is likely to be involved in having a dog? We had one when I was a...
Forum: General Discussions 10 Nov 2005, 02:08
Replies: 28
Views: 800
Posted By acropolis
Re: Is... [rep]

:( [insert 'my mom says i'm special' type comment here]

every time i've gone on irc it's been thoroughly dead.
Forum: General Discussions 10 Nov 2005, 02:04
Replies: 63
Views: 1,884
Posted By acropolis
Re: Shakespeare

you have no idea how often i get those two numbers mixed up. i try to stay out of discussion about pearl jam because of it (to avoid embarassment).

ps: 'o', which is actually very true to the...
Forum: General Discussions 9 Nov 2005, 22:50
Replies: 63
Views: 1,884
Posted By acropolis
Re: Shakespeare

i grew up about 6000 miles from england, and through 12th grade i had to read:
Romey and Julie
Julius C.
Hamlet
Othello

i've also seen 'Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet', 'West Side Story', '12...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Nov 2005, 19:05
Replies: 14
Views: 586
Posted By acropolis
Re: Apparently Americans Are Fat And Lazy

i see my fatness and laziness as only further proving my point.
nope. it's a straight up house, and the front door is unshared (other tenant uses the back door). and the other houses on its side...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Nov 2005, 17:20
Replies: 14
Views: 586
Posted By acropolis
Apparently Americans Are Fat And Lazy

this is a 'halloween thread', but i've been busy lately.

We moved into a house last summer. we share it with someone else, but we have the front door/front porch etc, so come halloween, we...
Forum: General Discussions 7 Nov 2005, 16:21
Replies: 123
Views: 6,748
Posted By acropolis
Re: Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.

why do you waste your time on a piece of shit forum?
Forum: General Discussions 7 Nov 2005, 16:19
Replies: 123
Views: 6,748
Posted By acropolis
Re: Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.

i'm not sure it's worth me posting anything here, because it's all been said pretty well already by most people in this thread. to summarize: arachnidman: not shit. this thread: shit (but good...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Nov 2005, 21:44
Replies: 75
Views: 6,170
Posted By acropolis
Re: Somethingawful vs ebaumsworld?

are you seriously claiming that none of the people who created any of the photoshops have any downloaded mp3s on their computers?
Forum: General Discussions 5 Nov 2005, 20:49
Replies: 75
Views: 6,170
Posted By acropolis
Re: Somethingawful vs ebaumsworld?

while it is perhaps fair to say that he is getting rich by being an asshole, on the other hand it's also then true that he is getting rich by being an asshole. i know plenty of people who do it for...
Forum: General Discussions 5 Nov 2005, 13:53
Replies: 75
Views: 6,170
Posted By acropolis
Re: Somethingawful vs ebaumsworld?

lowtax can be funny and some of their photoshop is good. given that everything else is utterly shit, you can see why it would get their panties in a dunder to have the photoshop swiped.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Nov 2005, 19:56
Replies: 76
Views: 2,422
Posted By acropolis
Re: In Which I Talk About Myself (And Encourage Others To Do Likewise)

i got my masters.

quite an uberbump we have here.

edit:
rereading this thread it appears that i'm now officially a fag.
Forum: General Discussions 4 Nov 2005, 18:00
Replies: 69
Views: 1,953
Posted By acropolis
Re: annoying british accents

someone on our rugby team got nicknamed 'slutmonkey' for no real reason.

then one time we were at a party and some girls from his home came out to visit him and when he wasn't paying attention, a...
Forum: General Discussions 4 Nov 2005, 17:53
Replies: 15
Views: 998
Posted By acropolis
Re: For my speshul friend Thomas

apparently you've never been to the gd forum.

oh wait
Forum: General Discussions 4 Nov 2005, 16:09
Replies: 36
Views: 849
Posted By acropolis
Re: [Physics] Quantum Theory Wrong?

he has a pretty impressive paper trail in the literature if you'd like to look him up.

My guess is that under certain catalytic conditions, multiple hydrogen atoms react at once giving off higher...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Nov 2005, 16:51
Replies: 64
Views: 1,528
Posted By acropolis
Re: Sex Education

not for lack of trying:(
Forum: General Discussions 2 Nov 2005, 16:09
Replies: 64
Views: 1,528
Posted By acropolis
Re: Sex Education

here in america, in addition to our brilliant abstinence education i recently discovered that they are "teaching kids not to do drugs." in first grade (5 year olds).

anyway, all of that pales in...
Forum: General Discussions 2 Nov 2005, 15:59
Replies: 15
Views: 626
Posted By acropolis
Re: my speshal friend dace

that really is a good post.
Forum: General Discussions 1 Nov 2005, 19:27
Replies: 69
Views: 1,953
Posted By acropolis
Re: annoying british accents

all the dictionaries i can find say luv-lE*. And all I've ever heard from non-brits is lee. I'm loathe to say that any given pronunciation is 'wrong' because i feel it's all pretty arbitrary, but i...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Nov 2005, 17:29
Replies: 69
Views: 1,953
Posted By acropolis
Re: annoying british accents

no it isn't

(?)


(been actually does have a different correct british pronunciation, bEn. still no bAn tho)
Forum: General Discussions 1 Nov 2005, 16:40
Replies: 27
Views: 898
Posted By acropolis
Re: Porn in your library

Why don't libraries allow you to download things?*

It would have to be cheaper for them to upload something to you than to have a big building filled with employees and light and heat. And even...
Forum: General Discussions 1 Nov 2005, 16:11
Replies: 30
Views: 1,040
Posted By acropolis
Re: not being here in a black and white while

hrrrm you were here in july...so you thought that after 5 years they would close up shop in the three months you were gone?
Forum: General Discussions 1 Nov 2005, 16:04
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By acropolis
Re: I almost shat my pants

if you can't be bothered to wear a third sock when you go out you deserve what you get.
Forum: General Discussions 31 Oct 2005, 18:37
Replies: 52
Views: 1,224
Posted By acropolis
Re: How to Discuss American Politics without bashing America

that's an excellent analogy.

I hear often that America has turned very conservative, but I really don't see evidence. Perhaps we were farther to left inthe 60s, with huge lefty majorities...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Oct 2005, 19:46
Replies: 75
Views: 1,753
Posted By acropolis
Re: "If you don't want to take GD seriously then go somewhere else."

i should patent originality. it certainly isn't covered by any 'common use' clause, and it would give me royalties on almost every high-grossing product*.


*that isn't made by microsoft
Forum: General Discussions 26 Oct 2005, 19:41
Replies: 75
Views: 1,753
Posted By acropolis
Re: "If you don't want to take GD seriously then go somewhere else."

yeah. just thinking it's odd how many potential internet forum behaviors actually have defined terms to describe them.

i think if i get any wacky new ideas for forum alts/new threads i'll run...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Oct 2005, 19:36
Replies: 42
Views: 946
Posted By acropolis
Re: Clearly, Basically, Literally

i agree with that. i don't think it's wrong in the same way as saying "man i had to park like literally ten miles away",

but it's still annoying.

HEY LET'S BE RANDOM!

...

(fart)
Forum: General Discussions 26 Oct 2005, 19:32
Replies: 75
Views: 1,753
Posted By acropolis
Forum: General Discussions 26 Oct 2005, 19:17
Replies: 81
Views: 2,105
Posted By acropolis
Re: [E/N] "Viewers of a nervous disposition are advised to look away ... now"

Do you really believe there is significant four-way overlap in the Venn diagram with circles for:
A) Assertive people
B) People who don't associate with morons
C) People* with a modicum of...
Forum: General Discussions 26 Oct 2005, 12:18
Replies: 42
Views: 946
Posted By acropolis
Re: Clearly, Basically, Literally

i use clearly all the time. i would link to a number of examples, but the search engine doesn't accept searches for 'clearly'.

anyway, when i use it i clearly and basically (but not literally)...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Oct 2005, 23:35
Replies: 68
Views: 1,592
Posted By acropolis
Re: Working in Hell, now with 10% more abuse!

well that's less abhorrent then. you would still make more here, but not vastly more.

are you saying US is more or less expensive than ireland? it's sure a hell of a lot cheaper here than the...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Oct 2005, 23:31
Replies: 68
Views: 1,592
Posted By acropolis
Forum: General Discussions 25 Oct 2005, 23:24
Replies: 68
Views: 1,592
Posted By acropolis
Re: Working in Hell, now with 10% more abuse!

I'm just saying that if you lived somewhere else, you could use the same skills and get payed twice/three times as much (I have no idea what minimum wage in Ireland is, assuming near $5 an hour) for...
Forum: General Discussions 25 Oct 2005, 22:48
Replies: 68
Views: 1,592
Posted By acropolis
Re: Working in Hell, now with 10% more abuse!

can't you sue for harassment?

more on point, how is that a minimum wage job? i worked minimum wage once in my life, and i could have slept through half my shifts each time. as it should be.
Forum: General Discussions 25 Oct 2005, 01:27
Replies: 48
Views: 1,161
Posted By acropolis
Re: Seeing them in daylight...

ITT i discover that i'm due about 1.25 lauras. pm w/offers pls.
it apparently hasn't worked for the vrgins.
Forum: General Discussions 24 Oct 2005, 21:41
Replies: 29
Views: 432
Posted By acropolis
Re: what the hell is LCP

how i leveled from 45 up:
46-49: ran the crappy troll instance.
50-52: un'goro
53-54: western plaggies. quests.
55: class questing for infernal
56: western plaggies grind
57-58: winterspring. ...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Oct 2005, 21:32
Replies: 29
Views: 432
Posted By acropolis
Re: what the hell is LCP

hinterlands? searing gorge?

when i leveled through all we had was ungoro*. boy did the high 40s suck.

*in terms of quest hubs
Forum: General Discussions 24 Oct 2005, 21:25
Replies: 48
Views: 1,315
Posted By acropolis
Re: Soldiers spreading democracy

why was s|k in a mental home?

i hope it wasn't depression. depression is for losers!
Forum: General Discussions 24 Oct 2005, 21:21
Replies: 29
Views: 432
Posted By acropolis
Re: what the hell is LCP

i'm assuming your line connection protocol negotiations are falling through, though it might be your network administrator.

i have no idea what that means tho. the internet pours out of wall...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Oct 2005, 21:12
Replies: 29
Views: 432
Posted By acropolis
Re: what the hell is LCP

do you get all your acronyms backward?

because it would be pretty relevant.

PS: link control protocol if you are right, but i'm hoping your problem is the litte computer people.
Forum: General Discussions 24 Oct 2005, 20:45
Replies: 48
Views: 1,315
Posted By acropolis
Re: Soldiers spreading democracy

despite how i may have sounded, i wasn't attacking the iraqi police. i don't think police should be on the front lines of battles, which is why i don't think they should be counted in the relevant...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Oct 2005, 19:32
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By acropolis
Re: Urban Golf

after the first two holes i was even for the course. except the parking garage, +20 or something.
Forum: General Discussions 24 Oct 2005, 14:57
Replies: 48
Views: 1,315
Posted By acropolis
Re: Soldiers spreading democracy

that's just silly. we will probably be in a war against terrorists (if that's the terminology you want to use) for the rest of our lives, and we don't have a real choice in the matter.

i don't...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Oct 2005, 00:48
Replies: 33
Views: 1,440
Posted By acropolis
Re: Being Clever

'clever' really isn't covered by wisdom or intelligence tho. your character has 18/18, and you drink the blue potion, you r ded.

you've got 3 and 3, and you remember the bottle that corpse held...
Forum: General Discussions 24 Oct 2005, 00:39
Replies: 13
Views: 609
Posted By acropolis
Re: Im not sure ive seen many worse things than this

to be fair, had the original post been
it would have been a lot of 'meh' and 'shit' etc.
Forum: General Discussions 24 Oct 2005, 00:29
Replies: 32
Views: 884
Posted By acropolis
Re: Bush's F// JJ Warns texan.

1. if you don't comment, there's no way to know you even read the article yourself (i have a feeling you never read that europe one you recently posted)

2. if you don't respond, the whole...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Oct 2005, 19:18
Replies: 14
Views: 461
Posted By acropolis
Re: A British Constitution

natural american oppositions to concepts like freedom, democracy, separation of church and state, etc. are counterbalanced by our constitution (in a sort of zoroastrian eternal war), plopping us...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Oct 2005, 17:08
Replies: 58
Views: 1,096
Posted By acropolis
Re: And our schools (and our children) get worse

Is it sick to wonder why knife wound victims are hot while burn victims are so damn hideous?

Is it sick to wonder if semen would burn when applied to a stab wound?*

Is it sick to wonder if a...
Forum: General Discussions 21 Oct 2005, 15:19
Replies: 58
Views: 1,096
Posted By acropolis
Re: And our schools (and our children) get worse

she looks pretty hot with those cuts tbh. i'd do her.
Forum: General Discussions 20 Oct 2005, 02:23
Replies: 137
Views: 3,922
Posted By acropolis
Re: GF forced to quit job, advice needed.

are you paying this lawyer to tell you that paying this lawyer is a good idea?
Forum: General Discussions 19 Oct 2005, 17:45
Replies: 75
Views: 2,282
Posted By acropolis
Re: I would like to see

i used to be on there' not sure what happened:(

there's a picture of me in my brother's wedding webby, but it's...how you say, suboptimal :(...
Forum: General Discussions 19 Oct 2005, 00:38
Replies: 22
Views: 663
Posted By acropolis
Re: Probably late but

the next flick is supposed to be a remake of casino royale.

"21?"
"hit me."
Forum: General Discussions 18 Oct 2005, 15:52
Replies: 18
Views: 707
Posted By acropolis
Re: flatmate trouble

what do they mean by 'slipped them some drugs'?

like, rohypnol in the drink or like "hey, you want to try some of this?"

it's pretty difficult to 'slip' someone most drugs that are out there...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Oct 2005, 15:35
Replies: 89
Views: 1,459
Posted By acropolis
Re: Fetish

'because you don't like the person who's about to eat that food. and you're an asshole'
Forum: General Discussions 18 Oct 2005, 15:28
Replies: 89
Views: 1,459
Posted By acropolis
Re: Fetish

finishing in a girl's hair has to be in the Top Ten Places To Finish list.

let's see...vag, butt, mouth, hair, breasts, back, doorknobs, food, face, and probably there's another good one i can't...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Oct 2005, 15:13
Replies: 66
Views: 1,315
Posted By acropolis
Re: Are we going to war with Iran?

i was being somewhat serious. he was being sarcastic.
country A has a nuke program and bunches of queda friends.

country B has no real weapons and no friends :( (loser)

who would it be more...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Oct 2005, 15:12
Replies: 66
Views: 1,315
Posted By acropolis
Re: Are we going to war with Iran?

our government can claim we are in the middle east to prevent terrorists from getting wmd. in which case now that we've spent thousands of lives and hundreds of billions of dollars to defeat one of...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Oct 2005, 14:50
Replies: 66
Views: 1,315
Posted By acropolis
Forum: General Discussions 18 Oct 2005, 14:33
Replies: 66
Views: 1,315
Posted By acropolis
Re: Are we going to war with Iran?

given that we are pretending the point of this is to spread democracy throughout the muslim world, it would seem difficult to justify invading pretty much the only other democracy there.
Forum: General Discussions 18 Oct 2005, 14:30
Replies: 89
Views: 1,459
Posted By acropolis
Re: Fetish

K I don't really get whats legal tender as fetish material. Using something like this definition:

3. Something, such as a material object or a nonsexual part of the body, that arouses sexual...
Forum: General Discussions 18 Oct 2005, 13:55
Replies: 38
Views: 852
Posted By acropolis
Re: I think we should all shed a tear

anyone who doesn't properly sedate his women in advance deserves what he gets (or loses in this case).
Forum: General Discussions 17 Oct 2005, 19:37
Replies: 19
Views: 461
Posted By acropolis
Re: [English] How good is your (Mathematical) English?

that's what i thought at first too, but on second look there's an extra line involved:which indicates that a thought was intended. Needs much work though.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Oct 2005, 18:51
Replies: 26
Views: 657
Posted By acropolis
Re: I'm Not Sure That Cursive Handwriting Gets All The Disrespect It Deserves

why are you writing on paper at all?

as tactitus says, sometimes you write to take notes. but when i take notes, i'm usually copying
A) equations
B) graphs

neither of which 'cursive well'...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Oct 2005, 17:10
Replies: 26
Views: 657
Posted By acropolis
I'm Not Sure That Cursive Handwriting Gets All The Disrespect It Deserves

A friend of mine is an assistant teacher in a 4th grade class. She was correcting spelling tests that the students had taken; as it was 4th grade, all the students were required to do all their...
Forum: General Discussions 17 Oct 2005, 16:44
Replies: 137
Views: 3,922
Posted By acropolis
Re: GF forced to quit job, advice needed.

isn't it possible that the company wanted to be parted from an employee that was defrauding them without ruining the life of someone who wasn't exactly an axe murderer?
Forum: General Discussions 17 Oct 2005, 15:58
Replies: 19
Views: 461
Posted By acropolis
Re: [English] How good is your (Mathematical) English?

the next 12 pretty much all need rewritten. the first seven i was ~okay with, pending grammar corrections obviously.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Oct 2005, 14:43
Replies: 19
Views: 461
Posted By acropolis
Re: [English] How good is your (Mathematical) English?

7 isn't a polynomial; that might be a problem.
Forum: General Discussions 17 Oct 2005, 14:31
Replies: 19
Views: 461
Posted By acropolis
Re: [English] How good is your (Mathematical) English?

1. e
2."
3.;
4. a
5. -'
6. ie
7. the

?
Forum: General Discussions 17 Oct 2005, 01:56
Replies: 33
Views: 694
Posted By acropolis
Re: Someone decide my history dissertation for me

The part of WWI where Germany went with an underpants gnomesque game plan* to victory over Russia was always neat to me; I only bring it up because you mentioned an interest in Russian history.

*...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Oct 2005, 16:24
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By acropolis
Re: [Animation] Soupy George

i liked the signs, but it was frustrating that they were only up long enough to get a couple of key words
Forum: General Discussions 16 Oct 2005, 16:22
Replies: 35
Views: 866
Posted By acropolis
Re: [Retard] Complaining about Threads/Posts

/sits on fence

I agree with everyone. Sort of.

In general, I disapprove of making entire posts to say "post/thread X is shit". Like Tomkat says, that's why we have neg rep. So people who...
Forum: General Discussions 16 Oct 2005, 13:18
Replies: 43
Views: 1,165
Posted By acropolis
Re: Hi this is a POTW Thread

are you saying that you thought ?
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