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Forum: Worldly Talk Today, 12:41am
Replies: 163
Views: 3,937
Posted By MonkWren
Let's calm the rhetoric and increase the number...

Let's calm the rhetoric and increase the number of sources cited, folks.
Forum: General Discussion Nov 20 '14, 6:37pm
Replies: 177
Views: 4,081
Posted By MonkWren
Eh, they're getting lake-effect snow, so maybe?...

Eh, they're getting lake-effect snow, so maybe? Buffalo has gotten about 2 meters in the past 48 hours, with another 20+cm predicted by Friday.
Forum: General Discussion Nov 20 '14, 6:36pm
Replies: 81
Views: 3,055
Posted By MonkWren
Star Trek famously showed the first inter-racial...

Star Trek famously showed the first inter-racial kiss on TV because "hispanic" is seen as an ethnicity, rather than a race. :p
Forum: Worldly Talk Nov 20 '14, 6:33pm
Replies: 163
Views: 3,937
Posted By MonkWren
Honestly, at this point the NG is less well-armed...

Honestly, at this point the NG is less well-armed than the Ferguson PD, so they might actually be a de-escalation. :p
Forum: General Discussion Nov 20 '14, 2:50am
Replies: 177
Views: 4,081
Posted By MonkWren
You in western New York? Cause holy poop they're...

You in western New York? Cause holy poop they're getting hammered.

As a downhill skiier, I'm actually kinda jealous.
Forum: General Discussion Nov 20 '14, 2:50am
Replies: 16
Views: 361
Posted By MonkWren
I'm loving it so far. It's exactly what I want in...

I'm loving it so far. It's exactly what I want in a Bioware RPG - lots of interesting characters, entertaining dialogue, deep conversations, and tons of room to explore and fight. lock426 panned the...
Forum: Worldly Talk Nov 20 '14, 2:47am
Replies: 163
Views: 3,937
Posted By MonkWren
If I recall correctly, calling in the NG earlier...

If I recall correctly, calling in the NG earlier this year was what stopped the protests and de-escalated the situation. And honestly? I wouldn't trust the Ferguson police to safely manage a...
Forum: Worldly Talk Nov 19 '14, 2:26am
Replies: 163
Views: 3,937
Posted By MonkWren
Ikul hits the nail on the head. There's no...

Ikul hits the nail on the head. There's no guarantee of riots occurring, but if they do occur, you damn well better believe the police need to be ready.

Of course, given that there's a decent...
Forum: General Discussion Nov 19 '14, 2:22am
Replies: 11
Views: 299
Posted By MonkWren
Or you can play the character and let your stunt...

Or you can play the character and let your stunt double take the falls. :p

Honestly, I got to meet Bruce a couple years ago, and while I love the guy, he was old and out of shape, and that was...
Forum: Worldly Talk Nov 18 '14, 6:35pm
Replies: 745
Views: 13,771
Posted By MonkWren
You are singling out a movement to be the target...

You are singling out a movement to be the target of your anger because the movement has people who engage in [action A]. People from other movements (most movements, in fact), engage in [action A],...
Forum: General Discussion Nov 18 '14, 6:15pm
Replies: 11
Views: 299
Posted By MonkWren
The old drunk guy who sits back and watches...

The old drunk guy who sits back and watches everyone else do stuff? Cause that basically was his character on Burn Notice. :p
Forum: General Discussion Nov 18 '14, 6:14pm
Replies: 81
Views: 3,055
Posted By MonkWren
Yes, I was trying to reference that ST has made...

Yes, I was trying to reference that ST has made an effort to be socially progressive on multiple fronts, one of which happened to be Janeway's captainship as a relatively unprecedented move in...
Forum: General Discussion Nov 18 '14, 6:13pm
Replies: 67
Views: 2,061
Posted By MonkWren
I remember how excited my wife was when she...

I remember how excited my wife was when she finished her MSW, so I can sort of imagine how you feel. :)

Also: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7WJXHY2OXGE
Forum: Worldly Talk Nov 18 '14, 3:47am
Replies: 745
Views: 13,771
Posted By MonkWren
I gotta agree with Alcoremortis on this one....

I gotta agree with Alcoremortis on this one. This: could be damn well *any* ideology on the internet as soon as you remove the words "social justice." Yes, those people are annoying, but to single...
Forum: General Discussion Nov 18 '14, 3:20am
Replies: 67
Views: 2,061
Posted By MonkWren
I just "pre-ordered" it, with 2 hours until it...

I just "pre-ordered" it, with 2 hours until it goes live. Cause I'm a sucker for pre-order bonuses. I really hope the soundtrack is worth it, cause the rest definitely isn't, but it was worth the...
Forum: General Discussion Nov 18 '14, 3:18am
Replies: 81
Views: 3,055
Posted By MonkWren
Honestly? A lot of it is likely (and...

Honestly? A lot of it is likely (and unintentionally) because she's a woman. After all, Uhuru caused all kinds of fuss back in the original series, particularly with that kiss with Kirk - Star Trek...
Forum: General Discussion Nov 17 '14, 6:03pm
Replies: 11
Views: 299
Posted By MonkWren
The thought of Bruce Campbell working out for a...

The thought of Bruce Campbell working out for a role is highly amusing - and unlikely.
Forum: Worldly Talk Nov 16 '14, 5:43pm
Replies: 745
Views: 13,771
Posted By MonkWren
And people making videos critiquing the current...

And people making videos critiquing the current state of things is the market talking and giving feedback. Just because it's not your little corner of the broader video-game market doesn't mean the...
Forum: Worldly Talk Nov 15 '14, 5:32pm
Replies: 745
Views: 13,771
Posted By MonkWren
*Insert conspiracy theory here*

*Insert conspiracy theory here*
Forum: General Discussion Nov 15 '14, 8:00am
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By MonkWren
There is no way this thread ends well.

There is no way this thread ends well.
Forum: General Discussion Nov 14 '14, 4:29pm
Replies: 177
Views: 4,081
Posted By MonkWren
Bike still in shop. Getting impatient. Also:...

Bike still in shop. Getting impatient.

Also: Definitely time to put up the plastic on the windows. It hasn't been above freezing since Sunday.
Forum: General Discussion Nov 14 '14, 4:28pm
Replies: 67
Views: 2,061
Posted By MonkWren
Huzzah! Now THAT's something worth getting...

Huzzah! Now THAT's something worth getting excited about!
Forum: General Discussion Nov 13 '14, 4:41pm
Replies: 67
Views: 2,061
Posted By MonkWren
I'm excited to discover this guy:...

I'm excited to discover this guy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZ1TgnXu_Ak&list=PLopRD35JBnCmSPq7Yco_n-OP6gwoUck70#t=142

He takes major-key songs and transposes them into minor keys. It's...
Forum: General Discussion Nov 13 '14, 4:29pm
Replies: 177
Views: 4,081
Posted By MonkWren
Gonna be a high of 24F (-4ishC), but my bike is...

Gonna be a high of 24F (-4ishC), but my bike is still in the shop (seriously, how long does it take to change some tires and take off the toe cages?), so I can't bike to work, which makes me sad.
Forum: General Discussion Nov 11 '14, 5:52pm
Replies: 67
Views: 2,061
Posted By MonkWren
I'm excited to put on winter tires and go biking...

I'm excited to put on winter tires and go biking this week!
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