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Or Kill Me / Re: Aneristic Utopia
« on: February 01, 2009, 06:20:30 pm »
I agree with ECH.

Frankly, that vision is much more frightening than a fire and brimstone apocalypse.

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Cramulus waited. The lights above him blinked and sparked out of the air. There were demons in the base. He didn't see them, but had expected them now for years. His warnings to Cernel Joson were not listenend to and now it was too late. Far too late for now, anyway.

Cramulus was a space marine for fourteen years. When he was young he watched the spaceships and he said to dad "I want to be on the ships daddy."

Dad said "No! You will BE KILL BY DEMONS"

There was a time when he believed him. Then as he got oldered he stopped. But now in the space station base of the UAC he knew there were demons.

"This is Joson" the radio crackered. "You must fight the demons!"

So Cramulus gotted his palsma rifle and blew up the wall.

"HE GOING TO KILL US" said the demons

"I will shoot at him" said the cyberdemon and he fired the rocket missiles. Cramulus plasmaed at him and tried to blew him up. But then the ceiling fell and they were trapped and not able to kill.

"No! I must kill the demons" he shouted

The radio said "No, Cramulus. You are the demons"

And then Cramulus was a zombie.

 :wink:

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Discordian Recipes / Re: Cooking the Badges way: Just Fucking Wing It
« on: January 31, 2009, 04:32:34 pm »
I make bread every other Saturday, and I found out that if I make a sponge the night before and let it rise in a cool place overnight, it turns out perfect with very little kneading the next day.

Nigel: this recipe is you make very wet dough, then stick it in the fridge and let it sit overnight.  Then you loaf it with minimal handling and shove it in the oven after a little rising-time.  Very simple.



As far as I'm concerned, leek & potato soup should only be eaten with pork products.

TITCM

Overnight slow-rising is the way to go. It's easier and produces awesome bread.

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Bring and Brag / Re: ATTN musically inclined Discordians
« on: January 30, 2009, 05:34:08 am »
Nice! Warren Ellis is safe. Thanks man.

you keep using "safe" as a synonym for "good" or "cool".


I believe this is similar to the drunken morons I was forced to share lab space with using the word "Clutch"


Some people are just too "safe" for the word 'cool'


This thread is so deck.


....

I hurt myself.  :x

Hah! You wimp, I'll do you one better:


This thread is hella deck!





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ohhhh ow...

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Techmology and Scientism / Re: CRAZY PREPARED
« on: January 29, 2009, 07:00:40 pm »
what if sun = fail?

Um, then we're all fucked forever.

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Bring and Brag / Re: Fashion Design: Steampunk
« on: January 29, 2009, 06:59:22 pm »
This is the sort of thing I walked in on when I joined PD.com. I remember this thread well.

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Techmology and Scientism / Re: CRAZY PREPARED
« on: January 29, 2009, 06:58:21 pm »
A little less meat consumption and switching to a more vegetable/fuit/funghi/fillinandbecreative-diet should quickly solve most of our food production problems

I defy you to back that statement up with anything even remotely resembling science.


Just think: How much feed does it take to raise a cow to adult age. Or try to imagine what weight of food you have consumed in your life to gain your current 80kg (or thereabouts).

What you're saying is that livestock is a less efficient way of getting calories, if I'm interpreting you correctly. As far as I know, this is true.

It's probably reasonable to figure that we'd stop feeding cows, pigs, and chickens perfectly good corn in the event of an apocalypse. However, it's also likely that surviving livestock would be able to feed on grass and hay, so people could conceivably still get their animal protein, albeit in much lesser (and leaner) quantities.

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Think for Yourself, Schmuck! / Re: Intermittens #5
« on: January 29, 2009, 03:13:18 pm »
For me, it makes a better mystery if it wasn't meant to be "special", but there were things so horrific in it that it was universally abhored.  So calling it "The things humanity was not meant to know" issue makes it sound like we meant it to be that way, whereas it just starting as "Issue #4", which later became infamous sounds so much better to me.



I find it hard to explain myself lately.  I hope I haven't had a stroke or anything.

No, I totally hear you, and I agree. That was sort of my personal vision for the whole thing.

That way it's just an unexpected product of our combined genius, and we're just as surprised as anyone at how it turned out.

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Think for Yourself, Schmuck! / Re: Intermittens #5
« on: January 29, 2009, 06:38:31 am »
Can we refer to issue four as "The things mankind is not meant to know issue'?


How about The things humanity was not meant to know issue?

Sorry, I get tired of playing with just manthings.

On the one hand, you've sort of got a valid point. "Humanity" is a more correct term and doesn't really detract from the intended impact of the phrase.

On the other hand, the subtle and probably unintended implication that someone who uses "mankind" rather than "humankind" is misogynist pig annoys some people.

I'm not particularly bothered by your suggestion, but somebody here is liable to get on your case about it. :wink:




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So, after thinking about it, I guess what I'm trying to say is that you're not wrong, but talking about gender and especially the English language as it relates to matters of gender tends to get some people here worked up.

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Techmology and Scientism / Re: CRAZY PREPARED
« on: January 28, 2009, 08:14:14 pm »
We used to live very close to a Mohawk Indian reservation in upstate New York, when I was very little.

My mom was working on a small garden in our yard and when a Mohawk guy she knew to be a good gardener (many of them were, iirc), she apologetically dismissed it as a hobby attempt. He laughed and said there was nothing to be ashamed of, because "the time to learn to garden is not when you're hungry."

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Richard Nixon's glittering half-life sarcophagus / Re: TED Talks
« on: January 28, 2009, 08:01:41 pm »
My acting teacher sent us all the link to it, and mentioned it in class.


I have a sneaking suspicion that he may, in fact, be a mittens and win teacher.

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Techmology and Scientism / Re: CRAZY PREPARED
« on: January 28, 2009, 06:49:48 pm »
I can't Torrent from my school. This means they do not want me to be CRAZY PREPARED and thus intend to use me as slave labor/food in the aftermath. :tinfoilhat:

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Techmology and Scientism / Re: Hot seal on penguin action
« on: January 28, 2009, 06:47:13 pm »

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Or Kill Me / Re: Greyface
« on: January 28, 2009, 06:41:55 pm »
HAY GUISE LOOK

I maed a shitty PDF of this (and Ammuricanized the spelling): http://www.scribd.com/doc/11473728/Greyface-Fence

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