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jergïns, Tuesday, 9 October 2007 09:33 (sixteen years ago) link

Y'know, it's so lucky that all that didn't happen on 7/11. It would just be too weird and people wouldn't be able to stop smirking every time people said things like "Let's pray there's no repeat of 7/11" It would be a problem.

-- Nick (nickdast✧✧✧@hotm✧✧✧.c✧✧), November 15, 2001.

Oh, and I'd hope we're all in a place where we can laugh over the fact that on August 14th, Nude Spock said:

"America deserves to be bombed to hell right now along with the rest of the westernized greedy cultures."

-- Nitsuh (n✧✧@pr✧✧✧.uchic✧✧✧.e✧✧), November 20, 2001.

Hey, Nitsuh, each new occurance seems to change people's views, but I'll stick by my original post. Western greedy cultures deserve to be bombed right to hell. Individual citizens don't deserve painful deaths, but corrupt systems need a spanking. It's the way the world is operating. America isn't innocent, simply because we were attacked. However, I wouldn't side with terrorists who bomb the "Evil Empire". I won't be surprised if we truly have a new world order in a hundred years or so. How do you really know this isn't all part of a larger plan, anyway. If you look into the history of the middle east, the history of a few American presidents, it's pretty easy to see that there's strategic manipulation going on and America doesn't seem too scared of the outcome.

-- Nude Spock (spockc✧✧✧@ya✧✧✧.c✧✧), November 27, 2001.

That does not mean I endorse bombing the U.S. in any way. Don't read that into it. I'm all for a better solution, but it's like if a husband gets caught cheating on his wife: don't do the crime if you can't do the time.

-- Nude Spock (spockc✧✧✧@ya✧✧✧.c✧✧), November 27, 2001.

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jergïns, Saturday, 3 November 2007 09:24 (sixteen years ago) link


There are a lot of different races in the world. They range from the truly ugly (whites and abbos) to the infinitely attractive (blacks and Asians). Though our genetic structure is 99% the same, there are still some massive fucking differences. The problems come when you try to organize these differences into categories. Arabs, northern and central Europeans, and West Africans, for example, are lactose tolerant, while Native Americans, abbos, Far Easterners, all other Africans, and Southern Europeans are lactose intolerant. Blacks and Europeans have arched fingerprints, Jews and Indonesians have looped fingerprints, and abbos have whorled ones.

Are races to be sorted by culture, physical features, geography, or blood type? Who is the smartest? Who is the weakest? Who has the nicest hair? Until now these questions were unanswerable. Here is the definitive guide to every race on earth.

52,000 years ago we were all Negroes. Then white people went north and Asians went to the Mongolian desert. White people became normal-looking because they needed to make the most of what little sun there was (humans get most of their vitamin D from the sun). Asians became squinty-eyed because it was so windy and bright in the desert they were squinting all the time. White people’s noses had to shrink because the big ones were getting frostbitten (wide nostrils are good near the equator because it’s easier to breathe the hot, humid air). Nobody knows why whites developed “spaghetti hair.” Some Asians went to Korea where their faces became less round and they grew taller and then some Koreans went to Japan where they became short and their features became even more angular (no idea why). A whole myriad of kind-of-white / kind-of-black people emerged all over the equator, but who knows how many?

Since then it’s gotten harder and harder to figure out. First Linnaeus, back in 1758, organized everyone in the world into: European, Asian, African, and American Indian. Then white people wanted to kick out Jews and Mediterranean types and everyone wanted the gays out of their races (maybe to form one big huge race?). Eventually, after Blumenbach in 1781 and Hooton in 1926, we ended up with nine definitive races. Here they are from best to worse.

Asians are pretty cool. Only half of them can handle booze but they all have perfect toes. Some of the older Chinese people can be really mean when you’re just asking a simple question but that’s just because they are a more confrontational culture. Like the Jews or the French they are just arguing and you shouldn’t take it personal. The Chinese refer to white people (Americans mostly) as “fat and sentimental,” which is basically true. Japanese people are basically the best race. The women are babes and the men are incredibly smart. Want a computer invented? Ask a Japanese guy. Want to see a babe? Ask a Japanese lady.

Koreans are pretty bad, especially the communists. Lots of war has made them ruthless, and it’s perfectly normal to have your ass whipped right off your body for talking in class. Note that the worst Asians are still better than the best Micronesians. One of the few bad things with Asians, especially Chinese, is that they think sleeping is an indulgence and drink tea 24 hours a day to stay awake and that leads to general craziness.

These guys are pretty smart and resilient (see Gandhi starring Ben Kingsley). The women are also babes (except for the occasional fuzzy one) and the guys make good doctors. Unlike black people they CAN sunburn, which is a problem because a lot of Canadian ones will go down to Mexico and act all tough and then get fried (they go kind of purple). They used to stink but they don’t anymore.

Blacks tend to have sickle-shaped blood cells, which is fine in hot temperatures where your blood is thin but can lead to trouble in colder places where the thicker blood cells will stick to each other and cause sickle-cell anemia. Another thing about them is that their heels tend to be right angles instead of bulging out at the back like normal.

In 1974 John R. Baker broke down the Africans into two categories: Sanids (Bushmen) and Negrids. This is too complicated. There are way too many different kinds to understand. In America, for example, there are the hard-working, educated ones that are even better than white people. They do all the good things that good white people do but they are less hokey and can party. The bad American ones are fucking scary and are rarely discussed. Abroad the same pattern follows but more exaggerated. In Africa the nice ones are so educated they invent entire cultures. The bad ones, however, would eat the bad American ones alive. If you’ve ever seen how fearless a Zimbabwean gas attendant is during the night shift in the heart of Queens you know what we’re getting at. They are used to watching lions eat their friends so it’s like “bring it on.”

The rest of the places—West Indies, Barbados, Jamaica—are just fun-loving jolly people with rich and interesting accents.

Incidentally, mulattos have an incredible metabolism. The same way a purebred dog is a weak one, mulattos take the best of being white and the best of being black and make a person that is smarter and fitter. The only drawback is the increased metabolism means more B.O. (see any Lenny Kravitz party).

Here’s another weird thing. They have this rule where if you have a drop of black blood you’re black. That means Arabs are black. However, Arabs are Semites like Jews, so Jews are black? They became white after moving to Europe so I guess they’re mulatto.

Mediterranean people like Italians are kind of mulatto too. There should be a new category here called HYBRIDS but fuck it.

These people used to be really cool but are basically fucked now. They used to only have to work 15 hours a week for food and shelter and therefore still love sleeping. Another interesting thing about them is that they have weird earwax. It is powdery and not waxy at all.
Soon there will be no American Indians because they will have been killed via disease and “culture smushing” by the white man (see bottom of chart).
Eskimos also fit into this category. They are capable of much lower temperatures than other races (duh).

These are basically Spanish Asians. That’s why they’re brown. Polynesians are the lightest of these tropical island people and Melanesians are almost black. So black, in fact, that they used to be considered abbos.
These three races include all those island people like Hawaiian and Seychelles people—the ones who wear hula skirts and can kill you with a blow dart. They are incredibly agile (note how all DMC champions are Philippino).

White people are a funny bunch. Many Asians will note, upon their arrival to America, that “white people smell like hamburger.” They did very well a few hundred years ago but are kind of over now. At best the good ones will own a lawn care company (or something) and like the Who, but they are drastically outnumbered by the bad ones. Unlike other races the bad ones fall into two groups. There are the rich ones: Jack Welch, Dick Cheney, and the like. These men would let the whole world sink into the sea if it meant another SUV for their daughter. The other kind is called white trash. They would sell their baby for crack no problem. Many use the phrase “good while it lasted” when discussing this group.

Not exactly killing shit as far as the babe population goes. Almost extinct thanks to white people, the abbos haven’t been doing well for about 500 years now. One weird characteristic about abbos is that they have this point in their life called a “walkabout” where, sometime around 18 years of age, they will just start walking and walking and walking. They leave all their stuff and start a new life when they get to wherever it is they end up walking to but they all do it and nobody knows why.


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Heave Ho, Saturday, 3 November 2007 22:42 (sixteen years ago) link

that was very helpful. i understand now

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jergïns, Monday, 5 November 2007 03:52 (sixteen years ago) link

Lesbian moms better than dads; Communist austerity good for health

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Sébastien, Friday, 9 November 2007 01:22 (sixteen years ago) link

^^^^who is that in the white shirt heave

roxymuzak, Friday, 9 November 2007 03:17 (sixteen years ago) link

who the--

roxymuzak, Friday, 9 November 2007 17:56 (sixteen years ago) link

Why I Love Bees:
A Case Study in Collective Intelligence Gaming

Jane McGonigal, PhD



As the leading edge of research, industry, politics, social innovation
and cultural production
increasingly seek to harness the wisdom of the crowd and the power of
the collective, it is urgent
that we create engaging, firsthand experiences of collective
intelligence for as wide and as
general a young audience as possible. Search and analysis games are
poised to become our best
tool for helping as many and diverse a population as possible develop an
interest and gain direct
experience participating in our ever-more collective network culture.

In Convergence Culture, Henry Jenkins considers the role that popular
culture should play in
cultivating collective intelligence. He argues: "Right now, we are
learning how to apply these
new participatory skills through our relation to commercial
entertainment... for two reasons: on
the one hand, because the stakes are so low; and on the other, playing
with popular culture is a
lot more fun than playing with more serious matters."94 Jenkins predicts
that as a society, we
eventually we evolve our collective intelligence interests in the
direction of real-world, rather
than fictional, concerns. However, I am suggesting with this case study
that for young students
learning about CI for the first time, popular culture and online
entertainment will remain the
most effective spaces for learning how real-world massively
collaborative participation works.

In Get There Early, technologist Bob Johansen argues that immersive
gaming can prepare
players for future changes in network culture. He writes: "Immersion
helps get a feeling for
what's possible. Immersion helps you try out different ways of acting,
so you can develop your
own agility." Indeed, as I have documented with this I Love Bees case
study, the immersive
aspects of search and analysis gaming provide a visceral, first-person,
hands-on experience of
collaborative cognition, networked cooperation and real-time
coordination. Players develop a
familiarity with collective intelligence techniques through direct
experience. They gain
confidence and fluency in emerging technologies and CI strategies by
playing with new network
platforms and multi-user applications in increasingly complex scenarios.
Search and analysis
games, with their iterative real-time redesign, are perfectly structured
to provide such scaffolding
challenges-a key aspect to mastering new modes of problem-solving and
cultural participation.
As massively-social experiences, search and analysis games are also
especially well-suited to
encouraging meta-level reflection on the skills and processes that
players use to meet new
challenges. Being a part of a massively multi-player game community
means sharing your
thoughts and experiences with your fellow players. Finally, and perhaps
most importantly, as
learning systems, collective gaming encourages risk-taking learning in a
low-risk setting. As
Johansen observes: "Learners get to dive in and learn in a first person
way, without playing for
keeps until they are ready."

I want to conclude this case study with a letter from an I Love Bees
player, for I believe the
gamers' personal experience speaks best for itself. Several months after
I Love Bees ended, I
received an email from "Rose", a mother who played the game with her
14-year-old son, a high
school student and an avid videogamer. In the letter, she described the
game as a powerful
tutorial in networked collaboration for them both, one that made them
feel excited about
participating in collective intelligences in the future. She writes:

It is really important to me that you, and other people, understand the
that alternate reality gaming has made in our way of thinking. It has
affected our attitudes about what is possible. The game for me has been
gathering a first hand knowledge of how a large community can function,
including the role of technology. I know that large scale communities
can work
and be extraordinarily effective. I am not afraid of the complexities.95


I Love Bees, director Elan Lee, lead writer Sean Stewart, technology
lead Jim Stewartson,
community lead Jane McGonigal (Emeryville, California: 42 Entertainment,
July - November

Halo 2, director Joseph Staten, executive producer Pete Parsons, art
director Marcus Lehto
(Redmond, Washington: Microsoft Game Studios and Bungie Game Studio,

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Crêpe, Saturday, 24 November 2007 21:29 (sixteen years ago) link

thin wheat

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Daniel_Rf, Thursday, 8 April 2021 10:49 (two years ago) link

two months pass...

i used to love lois duncan books

my folks had the Culotta in that edition, and the equivalent one of No Cava For Johnny

bobo honkin' slobo babe (sic), Thursday, 17 June 2021 10:19 (two years ago) link

one month passes...

Someone in the UK has to start a music genre called Wally Funk.

Soundtracked by an eco jazz mixtape. (Tom D.), Wednesday, 21 July 2021 09:40 (two years ago) link

three weeks pass...
four months pass...


towards fungal computer (harbl), Sunday, 2 January 2022 03:34 (one year ago) link

love that video

Nedlene Grendel as Basenji Holmo (map), Sunday, 2 January 2022 03:36 (one year ago) link

pure joy

towards fungal computer (harbl), Sunday, 2 January 2022 16:17 (one year ago) link


Nedlene Grendel as Basenji Holmo (map), Sunday, 2 January 2022 16:19 (one year ago) link

two months pass...

please don't read if you hate me

i used to have this idea in high school about music in public restrooms. i thought it would be a good idea for the volume to be as loud as possible. to cover up the noise of the shitting and grunting and paper over the resonating sound of piss slapping up against the back of a urinal as the man stands there, staring forward, blinking on occasion, trying not to be weird. i came up with a playlist of songs that were intended to bury all of this under powerful noise.

but now i realize that my whole approach to the "problem" of public restrooms was instead just revealing of my fears and expectations of other men. if i were asked to come up with a musical setting for a nonbinary or women's restroom, i wouldn't think to bury everything under noise. it would be a nice little jazzy playlist, i think. or maybe like sakamoto's Kajitsu playlist, along those lines. but when it comes, to men's restrooms, i'm immediately back at that beer festival in tianjin, in the dark "bathroom" tent, which was really just dozens of dudes pissing in total blackout conditions, and the grass in there was soaking wet. or in a trough at wrigley field in a cardinals jersey, and everyone's wasted. or just any men's restroom, which always features a giant puddle where you have to stand and it's always not 100% piss

the world's undisputed #1 fan of 'Spud Infinity' (Karl Malone), Thursday, 10 March 2022 03:49 (one year ago) link

the appropriate sound for that kind of situation for me is total noise. obliterate everything or at least make the entire room and situation a secondary concern

the world's undisputed #1 fan of 'Spud Infinity' (Karl Malone), Thursday, 10 March 2022 03:52 (one year ago) link

two months pass...

There's a guy with a chainsaw sitting on top of a tree outside my window (I'm three floors up) and lo0ping bits off and it's making me kind of queasy... oh thank God, he's just climbed down.

Doodles Diamond (Tom D.), Monday, 16 May 2022 09:12 (one year ago) link

lopping not loOping

Doodles Diamond (Tom D.), Monday, 16 May 2022 09:12 (one year ago) link

three months pass...


Karl Malone, Wednesday, 24 August 2022 19:23 (one year ago) link


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Karl Malone, Wednesday, 24 August 2022 19:43 (one year ago) link

I just imagined my father's brother being married to my mother's sister, and boy did I have a hearty laugh with myself over that one.

pplains, Wednesday, 24 August 2022 19:51 (one year ago) link

Karl Malone bringing the Cursed Content

big movers, hot steppers + long shaker intros (breastcrawl), Wednesday, 24 August 2022 20:20 (one year ago) link

You know

pplains, Wednesday, 24 August 2022 20:22 (one year ago) link

I bet they have.

pplains, Wednesday, 24 August 2022 20:22 (one year ago) link


“Both of us always knew that we wanted to marry twins,” said Jeremy, noting that with their close relationship, it just made sense.

“We’d decided that if we couldn’t find twins to marry, then we just wouldn’t get married,” he said.

this is an extremely strange form of logic

Karl Malone, Wednesday, 24 August 2022 20:22 (one year ago) link

Yeah, they definitely have then.

pplains, Wednesday, 24 August 2022 20:24 (one year ago) link

the best part is, none of you noticed that i switched the faces around on every single image above

ok i made that up. but it could have been true. they could be switching around on a daily basis, even hourly. that's why they wear the same clothes

Karl Malone, Wednesday, 24 August 2022 20:26 (one year ago) link

xp you bet your ass they have, and they did it in a mirror maze

Karl Malone, Wednesday, 24 August 2022 20:30 (one year ago) link

"I know," they all said together in an eerie monotone, smiling with unblinking eyes, "what if for this one we synchronized, so as to create a mirror image of each other?"

Evan, Wednesday, 24 August 2022 20:33 (one year ago) link

i want to see them do a laser show and acrobatic stunts, and a song and dance revue as well

Karl Malone, Wednesday, 24 August 2022 20:33 (one year ago) link

“I was attracted to Briana and Josh was attracted to Brittany,” said Jeremy.


pplains, Wednesday, 24 August 2022 20:37 (one year ago) link

Kinda into this idea of going to the Twins Convention to pick up some chicks.

I dunno, Karl, even though I'm like 15 years older than you, maybe we look enough like third cousins to head up there and try it out.

pplains, Wednesday, 24 August 2022 20:41 (one year ago) link

sure, i'm probably free!

life subgoal: get thrown out of the twins convention for fraud

Karl Malone, Wednesday, 24 August 2022 21:17 (one year ago) link

five months pass...

Nobody know how water enter coconut

(ㅇㅇ) (+ +), Tuesday, 7 February 2023 11:18 (nine months ago) link

three weeks pass...

xp you bet your ass they have, and they did it in a mirror maze

― Karl Malone, Wednesday, 24 August 2022 20:30 (six months ago) bookmarkflaglink


imago, Wednesday, 1 March 2023 11:00 (nine months ago) link

i had completely forgotten about all...that! "twins and the twins they love" would be a good name for something.

i was actually coming to this thread to say that, if you're ever in a car with someone for like 5-10 hours, one cool move is to ask other people in the car if they have something they want to listen to, rather than commandeering the playlist for the entire ride. not sure who needs to hear it, but it's come up multiple times in the last year and i was thinking this thread might be a indirect way to change someone's life

z_tbd, Wednesday, 1 March 2023 21:19 (nine months ago) link

But... I made this 11-hour playlist, synched to the mile markers!

pplains, Wednesday, 1 March 2023 21:22 (nine months ago) link

Hours exploring Google Maps, timing it just right where "Biddies In the BK Lounge" comes on right as we're driving past the King of Prussia Burger King.

pplains, Wednesday, 1 March 2023 21:23 (nine months ago) link

a seemingly innocuous road sign for the famous tri-county fair Mirror Maze appears

i try to determine if i would die if i roll out of the vehicle and into the ditch

z_tbd, Wednesday, 1 March 2023 21:26 (nine months ago) link


Tow Law City (cherry blossom), Sunday, 5 March 2023 10:53 (eight months ago) link

Fans at the festival were likely reacting to the alleged online beef among Gomez, Kylie Jenner and Hailey Bieber, which began late last month with an alleged laminated eyebrow diss.

ledge, Friday, 10 March 2023 09:53 (eight months ago) link

32. Franklin D. Roosevelt pic.twitter.com/QujunzIISR

— Cam Harless (@hamcarless) March 13, 2023

I can't unsee this. You're welcome.

Infanta Terrible (j.lu), Tuesday, 14 March 2023 13:47 (eight months ago) link

one month passes...

I was going to walk through the moors and shout Moaty it's me

This will be the highlight of the subsequent motion picture

― A prog venn diagram for you to think about (Matt #2), Friday, 9 July 2010 22:26 (twelve years ago) bookmarkflaglink


Maggot Bairn (Tom D.), Friday, 14 April 2023 18:57 (seven months ago) link

three months pass...

Just got an email from my local bagel place with the subject line

You asked, we listened: Re-introducing plant-based eggs

Lavator Shemmelpennick, Monday, 31 July 2023 23:56 (four months ago) link

Now that I understand this right
Let me take it to the mic
This revolution has just begun

omar little, Sunday, 6 August 2023 17:18 (three months ago) link

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