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RPG Ghetto / Re: Larp Toy: Laser Detector
« on: June 23, 2014, 12:27:14 am »
UPDATE ON THE USE OF MAD SCIENCE IN THE PURSUIT OF HIGHER PLANES OF FICTION:

I was there, man. I was there when it all went down.

First, it was just lasers and LEDs and fog machines. And I was like, "Sure Cram, whatever you say. Sounds like a fun time."

Then, it was big speakers with deep droning rhythms and hypnotic light patterns, and I said, "Sure Cram, sounds like a wild ride!"

Then there was the brainwave scanners and the "special sauce" in the fog machine fluid and I was like, "The fuck are you up to, Cram?"

But I was already too deep in it, I had to see it to the end. Poor bastards couldn't have seen it coming. I hid in a closet once I realized that the amount of skin in the room was at least double the amount expected for the number of people present.

Basically, long story short, the real Cram has been in a hospital for a month and, based on his occasional moments of awareness, seems to think he's still larping. All I can get out of him is "I'm immersed as shit right now."

Someone is posting from his account. I haven't figured out who.

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Bump because this is great stuff.

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SIGNORA SAYS TO ME, SHE SAYS "EY, FUCKPIG. HOW YOU WANT TO GET NAILED?"

ME, OF COURSE, I COME RUNNING IN, WIDE WIDE GRIN.

BAM. NAIL STRAIGHT THROUGH FOOT. CAR KEYS STOLEN FROM POCKET.

NO MIGUELS COME TO MY AID EVEN AS I SHOUT "MIGUEL".

OUT OF MIGUELS AGAIN. PERHAPS SHE HAS GONE TO GET MORE?

And they say romance is dead. :lulz:

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I have a young friend who has been all dramatic and moany lately about how hard it is to date when you're kinky, and how will she ever find a kinky boyfriend, blah blah blah. I'm like, how about you start by finding a guy you LIKE?

She discovered bondage six months ago. That's it. Bondage. It's not like she has some weird specialized fetish that's hard to get people to indulge. It's not even anything I think most people other than the most straightlaced would consider kinky, any more than spanking or cross-dressing or threesomes.

I am starting to think that for some people, their kink is thinking of themselves as kinky.

 :lulz: Like some kind of weird meta-eroticism.

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Junkenstein, this might be helpful... I'm not sure exactly what you're asking, but given that the annual rate for all gun injuries in the US is around 100,000 http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/01/16/16547690-just-the-facts-gun-violence-in-america?lite, 65-ish is a very low proportion.

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/05/07/181998015/rate-of-u-s-gun-violence-has-fallen-since-1993-study-says   

This is also an interesting article: http://ideas.time.com/2013/09/18/navy-yard-whiplash-are-killings-going-up-or-down/

While "school shootings" are certainly the flavor of the moment, I'm not convinced their heavy presence in the media is anything other than a political fulcrum.         

I know we were all having a good chuckle recently at that website which shows correlations between unrelated things, but I think it is very interesting to note that the use of Tetraethyl lead in gasoline began to be phased out in 1973, 20 years before the drop in gun violence.

I know I'm being an unscientific spag by basically saying, "Coincidence?! YOU DECIDE!", but, well, you know.

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Oh my god you've got one of those geodesic thingamawhatsits in your backyard! I loved that shit when I was a kid.

Little Orange toned her perfect abs on that thing. She's mostly moved on to scaling the apricot tree now, though, so I think it's about time to pass it on to my best friend who's kid is about to turn one.

I had a rope swing on a tree between the ages of about 5 and 13. I was a scrawny little kid, but by god I could climb better and hold a pull-up longer than anyone my age.

Climbing is great, I need to find a way to do it more as an adult.

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Ain't dated anybody or gotten laid since December 2013 and nothing about my current situation is conducive to meeting people. I don't exactly have a sweet bachelor pad to bring ladies back to either. :lol:

"Hey good lookin', wanna get comfortable in a cramped, cluttered space that feels pretty much exactly like a student's cheap-ass living arrangements?"

Yeah, it's not looking great for me right now on that front.

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I'll try to remember to take pics of my living arrangements. It looks like poop.

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Oh my god you've got one of those geodesic thingamawhatsits in your backyard! I loved that shit when I was a kid.

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 :lol: These are ridiculous. Like, I'm pretty sure Dave Barry wrote an article about Internet slang 10 years ago that was more accurate, and he was kidding.

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"Eris the Inevitable" is one of my favorite parts of Discordianism. And when I say favorite I mean AAAIEEEEEEEEE!

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One more tiny step toward convincing white Americans that American indians are actual people.

Doubt it. This was a symbolic issue. The outrage machine, however justified in this case, doesnt deal in actual change, only in ratings. The problem most American Indians face isnt sports mascots, its crippling poverty, drug addiction and a lack of healthcare. Currently reservations have an infant mortality rate double that of the rest of America. You cant tweet a problem like that away, and more importantly, theres no bad guy to feel morally superior too. The media will move on to a new target and most of America will forget that Indians even exist.

I probably have a better understanding of the situation than you're assuming.

Your patience would put the Buddha to shame :lulz:

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Literate Chaotic / Re: Malazan: Book of the Fallen part one thread
« on: June 16, 2014, 04:35:16 pm »
Yeah, my dad commented on how Erikson's style, as of finishing the third book, really makes it clear just how much is going on that he wants to tell us.

I was getting really into the second book, and then I left it in a friend's car :argh!: If I can't get it back soon I might just buy the damn thing again.

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Crashed my car. Probably not gonna be worth repairing, so I'm buying my cousin's old car. Have to miss a day of work to hit up the DMV, when I was supposed to be starting a new task at work this week.

Could have been 100x worse, I'm totally fine, etc. But like, god damn it, you know?

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I just slept for 12 hours. :eek:

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