#10427 ⇧ (+10/-1) ⇩
<hppavilion1> Kalium: One pound-foot per square [whatever Customary time is] is known as the "Kenobi"
<Kalium> hppavilion1, Mmm, lovely
<hppavilion1> Kalium: I think customary time will be seconds and I'll make a foot EXACTLY one light-nanosecond.
<Kalium> kenobis mark a disturbance in the force
<hppavilion1> Kalium: It's brilliant
<hppavilion1> Kalium: Or force in general
<Kalium> Bucket, remember hppavilion1 customary
<Bucket> Okay, Kalium, remembering "I think customary time will be seconds and I'll make a foot EXACTLY one light-nanosecond.".
<Kalium> Bucket, undo last
<Bucket> Okay, Kalium, deleted that 'hppavilion1 quotes' is '<hppavilion1> I think customary time will be seconds and I'll make a foot EXACTLY one light-nanosecond.'.
<Kalium> Bucket, remember hppavilion1 pound-foot
<Bucket> Okay, Kalium, remembering "pound-foot".
<Kalium> Bucket, undo last
<Bucket> Okay, Kalium, deleted that 'hppavilion1 quotes' is '<hppavilion1> pound-foot'.
<hppavilion1> Kalium: :P
<Kalium> Bucket, remember hppavilion1 pound-foot per
<Bucket> Okay, Kalium, remembering "One pound-foot per square [whatever Customary time is] is known as the "Kenobi"".
<Kalium> hppavilion1, you are the worst
#10425 ⇧ (+9/-0) ⇩
<browncoat> Good night, sweet denizens.
<browncoat> And salty denizens.
<browncoat> And... uh... other flavors of denizens.
<Kalium> browncoat, umami denizens, sour denizens and bitter denizens
<browncoat> Yes, right, those!
<Kalium> you can only sense sweet denizens on the tip of your tongue.
* browncoat licks snark
<taixzo> that was based on a flawed study. You can actually taste all flavors of denizens with all parts of the tongue.
#10424 ⇧ (+4/-0) ⇩
<GreenWolf> I would, but I'm about to see a Supreme Court justice speak
<GreenWolf> (it's Sotomayor)
<Oracle989> Well it wouldn't be Thomas, that's for sure!
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#10422 ⇧ (+3/-0) ⇩
* Kalium calls a recursive jamesl()
<cnf> i'll call your recursive jamesl!
* jamesl1 (5c198fef@Clk-EA88667A.org) has joined
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<jamesl1> who called a recursive jamesl?
<jamesl4> who was it, guys
<Kalium> I... may have forgotten the end condition
<Kalium> this is why I don't use recursion!
#10413 ⇧ (+8/-0) ⇩
<alexxerth> "Signed binary numbers and binary codes." sounds....fascinating...
<kazitor> alexxerth: it's when you go to Donald Knuth and ask him to leave his signature on your hard drive
<Xenos> kazitor: Knuth would sit down and whisper sweet nothings at the hard drive and when you went home and plugged it in you'd find the .sig file
#10412 ⇧ (+3/-0) ⇩
<Curious> Sooo is Randall actually here?
<seven> Curious: never.
<kazitor> Randall is always here
<kazitor> sometimes I see him watching me sleep, but he always gets away before I can look too closely
<Kalium> kazitor, the trick is to look at him around a pencil
<Kalium> that way he doesn't know which way to run
<kazitor> Kalium: hmm, that might work
* kazitor puts a pencil beside the bed
<kazitor> but wait, I have to get the pencil before he notices me noticing him.
#10408 ⇧ (+9/-0) ⇩
<hppavilion1> TIL the Brits spell 'curb' as 'kerb'.
<hppavilion1> WHAT THE ACTUAL FUCK ENGLAND
<hppavilion1> YOUR SPELLING PRIVLEDGES ARE REVOKED
<hppavilion1> Wait, Americans spell the tool 'vice' as 'vise'‽
<hppavilion1> WHAT THE FUCK AMERICA
<hppavilion1> YOU TOO
#10407 ⇧ (+9/-1) ⇩
<hppavilion1> "In 2008, the FDA put an $5 million value on life"
<Xenos> hppavilion1: Seems to vary between 3 and 8 depending
<hppavilion1> Xenos: EPA was at $9.1 in 12011
<hppavilion1> Not $9 100 000
<hppavilion1> (not really)
<Bucket> (yes really)
<Xenos> hppavilion1: In that case I'd like to buy a Trump :-p
<hppavilion1> Xenos: Russia isn't looking to sell right now.
#10403 ⇧ (+9/-0) ⇩
<Nikc> My cousin has a Batman mask
<Nikc> He once put it on during sex while his wife was bent over and couldn't see him
<kitten> i would 100% do the exact same thing
<kitten> my ex once had me put a lettuce leaf on her head while she gave me head
<ThatBum> Strangely cute.
<Nikc> They had to stop after she finally turned around. She was laughing too hard :P
<Nikc> Apparently he's also been known to make Pokemon references during sex
<kitten> i put the strange in strangely cute
#10402 ⇧ (+12/-0) ⇩
* Rena clicks, pops, sizzles, emits black smoke
<browncoat> Is there an engineer on the plane!?
<browncoat> ("Things even more terrifying than: 'Is there a pilot on the plane?'")
<Rena> "is there a bomb technician on the plane?"
<@snark> is there a wing on the plane
#10401 ⇧ (+11/-0) ⇩
< XMPPwocky> now i remember the greatest thing ever written, the story of the guy who threw a coming out party.... to tell his family he was into anal vore
< BytesAndCoffee> OH MY GOD
< Bucket> BECKY, LOOK AT HER BUTT
#10400 ⇧ (+12/-0) ⇩
<Agafnd> I have so much candy right now
<Agafnd> I have no idea what to do with it
* Xenos steals all Agafnd's candy
<Xenos> Problem solved
<Bucket> Scanning... New problem found.
<Agafnd> now I have NO candy
#10397 ⇧ (+4/-0) ⇩
<hppavilion1> BytesAndCoffee: People say "godspeed", but never "godstrength"
<hppavilion1> Really godspeed is half the mean of godintelligence and goddexterity
<hppavilion1> Other godtributes include godconstitution, godwisdom, and godcharisma. They once tried to add godcomeliness, but this was short-lived
#10395 ⇧ (+9/-0) ⇩
<eezo> Palomides: nurses always have a field day with me when they draw my blood.
<eezo> Mostly because I never even flinch.
<eezo> And one time, I took the needle from one clumsy nurse's hand and stuck it in my vein myself. Because she missed seven times in a row.
<Palomides> that's horrible
<eezo> I'm pretty sure that nurse was close to fainting when she saw that.
#10393 ⇧ (+8/-0) ⇩
<loudaslife> I think news coverage would be a terrible way to measure the notability of a death, because the increase of internet news coverage and the decrease in traditional media news coverage have probably thrown numbers of completely
<loudaslife> Unless you're only measuring events within a relatively small timespan
<SalaHyena> loudaslife: how about taking the Wikipedia articles about yearly deaths and graph it?
<Agafnd> my goodness. Wikipedia has become more reliable than the news.
#10392 ⇧ (+7/-0) ⇩
<Cheez> oh dear. my housemate has requested a film called Dawna The Dead while she was adding Dawn of the Dead. I just had a flick through, it's the worst B-movie porn imaginable
<Cheez> she's happy, she's all "Yeah, i was hoping that's what it was, it looks awful, we're gonna watch it!"
<barometz> traditional holiday entertainment
<asarkar> My friends and I did that twice in a row, then we decided to give up impulse watching Netflix
<apo> and just get straight to the chilling part
<Cheez> She's on a real horror film kick atm, done all of the friday the 13th films, done all of nightmare on elm street, done the crossovers
<barometz> apo: bone-chilling
<IceKarma> barometz, *snerk*
<barometz> ... half of pun unintended
<mike> barometz: that's an amazing three meaning pun
#10389 ⇧ (+8/-0) ⇩
<flicky> I always come here hoping to have some conversation, or at least drop a few puns in, but all I end up doing is clicking puddle's links
<Agafnd> Warning: puddle is deeper than it looks
<Oracle989> puddle is just a pool of condensed cat
<loudaslife> sweetened condensed cat.
<alexxerth> evaporated kitten
<Agafnd> eau de chaton
#10388 ⇧ (+16/-1) ⇩
< hppavilion1> [a] Rena: Yeah, there's a big shoplifting community on Tumblr too (mostly bratty entitled teenage white girls). There's a lot of strife between them and the weightlifting community over the #lifting tag.
<@Stereo> why, do the weightlifters say they stole it?
#10386 ⇧ (+6/-0) ⇩
<Jax184> vintage computers feel so much better than emulators
<Jax184> you just don't get the clunking of the drives or the old fashioned curve of the keys under your fingers any other way
<@mewyn> I have no room and I don't want CRTs around.
<Jax184> then we don't want you around!
* Jax184 turns his back on the tubist
* XMPPwocky bursts in playing a tuba
<XMPPwocky> oh sorry misread
#10385 ⇧ (+8/-0) ⇩
<alexxerth> I went to the DMV yesterday, I gotta say everything I heard about it is wrong, I was in and out in like thirty seconds
<alexxerth> I went in, said "I don't have my birth certificate, is that fine?" They said "Nope!" and I left, super easy!
#10383 ⇧ (+4/-0) ⇩
@creature> I wanted an early night. :(
<Agafnd> creature: I'm imagining you, standing in a pool of blood
<Agafnd> yelling to a hooded figure
<Agafnd> "THIS ISN'T WHAT I WANTED"
<Agafnd> "I WANTED AN EARLY NIGHT, IS ALL"
<Agafnd> the cloaked figure laughs
<@creature> That's basically the scenario. Only it's Christmas I'm standing in.
<Agafnd> "we all know what you were REALLY after, creature"
#10382 ⇧ (+7/-0) ⇩
< Oracle989> Early Antarctic exploration was so badass
< Oracle989> It's a shame there's no real nationalistic pride to be had in seafloor exploration
< XMPPwocky> giant squid eating flags?
< XMPPwocky> sorry the giant squid are doing the eating in that sentence
#10379 ⇧ (+4/-0) ⇩
<ThatBum> I sat down and something beeped.
* ThatBum looks suspiciously at his ass
<hppavilion1> ThatBum: Given your nick...
<ThatBum> Oh, I kicked a multimeter, never mind. Sorry ass.
#10376 ⇧ (+11/-0) ⇩
<alexxerth> You ever tilt your chair back, and for a moment your chair hovers, stuck in the air, time slows down and you realize you're falling, but despite has slow everything seems to be moving there is nothing you can do
<alexxerth> Only witness your own slow, painful demise.
<seven> alexxerth: time actually does slow down for you in those moments. Your brain rewires your optic processing to a different area, and throws a shit tonne of processing power at it. Meaning you perceive more "stuff" per moment in that time, which is experienced as time slowing.
<alexxerth> I know, I'm still falling
<alexxerth> It's taking forever, send help
<Agafnd> alexxerth: OK!
* Offering 'help' to alexxerth
* DCC SEND connection established to alexxerth
* DCC SEND 'help' to alexxerth complete [27 cps]
<Agafnd> you're welcome
#10375 ⇧ (+7/-0) ⇩
<Agafnd> arble: I though "those look like people" before even reading the article. I guess they did a good job
<Agafnd> "OH OH HO HO OH OH HO OH
<seven> that's horrible to parse :P
<Agafnd> reading those diagrams is like listening to some bizzare chant
<seven> that reads like it's deliberately designed to annoy the reader.
<Agafnd> OH NO CICOOOCI PRETEN HO HO OH NO!
<seven> Agafnd: well clearly now it's become a case of summoning one of the old gods or their accolytes from ancient slumber in the dark dimensions that parallel our own.
<Agafnd> NanoPutians == Paganism???
<seven> Agafnd: what is this for even!?
<seven> I read aloud the last 2 things you wrote, and it started to get dark here at 16:00 and the ground is rumbling a little!??
<Agafnd> seven: ostensibly, it's chemical education for young students!
<Agafnd> seven: but I guess it's the https://www.xkcd.com/1611/ kind of education?
<seven> Agafnd: hah
#10374 ⇧ (+7/-2) ⇩
<Agafnd> where is nickserv???
<XMPPwocky> hi its me nicholas serv please pm me your passwords
<Siorai> At the hotsprings. Probably with Bucket.
-NickServ- This nickname is registered. Please choose a different nickname, or identify via /msg NickServ identify <password>.
<Agafnd> hey, NickServ is back!
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<Kizul> WHAT HAPPENED
<Agafnd> ...yeah, I'm lucky I got to to msging in time
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#10373 ⇧ (+4/-0) ⇩
<alexxerth> I'm taking all online classes this semester, and for some reason they are a lot easier than in person classes
<Lisimba> It's because of the chairs.
<Lisimba> See, in person classes are invariably on shit chairs in lecture rooms. The cheapest chairs they could get away with.
<Lisimba> You can do online classes wherever you want though, so naturally you'd pick a place where you'd sit comfortably.
<Lisimba> And as you can see in any full body anatomical diagram, the ass is the opposite of the head.
<Lisimba> If the ass is not comfortable, the head can not do proper work.
<Lisimba> They're connected via the spine after all.
<alexxerth> Makes sense to me.
<Lisimba> You only have a limited capacity for dealing with uncomfort and pressure and if the ass takes it all up the head will not get a turn.
<Ferris> and if your head is uncomfortable...
#10371 ⇧ (+3/-0) ⇩
<Agafnd> haha I was PMing bucket with conspiracy repeatedly
<Agafnd> and he pulled out "Richard M. Stallman is using PIS to enslave us all!"
<Agafnd> turns out that was "$Celebrity is using $nouns to enslave us all!"
#10368 ⇧ (+4/-2) ⇩
<kazitor> I just pulled the sickest prank:
<kazitor> this guy has half a donut that he's not eating, I've asked a few times whether or not he'll eat it
<kazitor> it came out of a box, there was one other left
<kazitor> so I took the last one, ate half of it, showed it to him and asked whether he was going to eat it...
<kazitor> ...then ate it myself!
<snark> kazitor: you absolute mad lad
<kazitor> the look on his face was priceless. "Hey, that was my donut"
<kazitor> me: "no, your donut is over there" *points to his, still where he left it*
<kazitor> They don't call me the prank master for nuthin'
#10367 ⇧ (+23/-0) ⇩
<snark> I used to have an mirc script set up to PM ferret "which of the following shows should I watch" "which episode should I watch" and then start the episode, all based on ferret's responses starting from when I type /tv
<snark> at some point relsqui checked the logs, figured out what was going on, and realized they could start up an episode of firefly on my computer at will by PMing me as ferret :|
#10365 ⇧ (+18/-0) ⇩
< rcombs> also, "Gaffer (What's a Gaffer?)"
< rcombs> (if you're wondering, the gaffer handles lighting)
<@Stereo> and taping
< rcombs> gaffers do in fact do quite a lot of taping
< CheshireCat> what do tapers do
< rcombs> nothing in particular; they're just smaller on one side
#10364 ⇧ (+3/-1) ⇩
<Kalium> Has anyone tried/got any opinions on TizenOS, my friend is looking at phones and a Tizen phone is a possibility
<Lisimba> Kalium: "why the fuck would you even bother"
<Kalium> Lisimba, yeah, that's what I said
#10363 ⇧ (+13/-0) ⇩
<hppavilion1> rcombs: I think evil is measured in femtocheneys?
<hppavilion1> But, like, only for really big quantities of evil
<GreenWolf> hppavilion1: how many femtochenenys is a centihitler
<hppavilion1> GreenWolf: No, hitlers are used for a different measurement
<hppavilion1> GreenWolf: Hitlers describe evil/second
<hppavilion1> GreenWolf: Of course, evil is measured in terms of ¤^2
<GreenWolf> how many centihitler-hours is a femtocheney
<hppavilion1> GreenWolf: I hate you so much
#10362 ⇧ (+10/-1) ⇩
<flicky> I should just be able to go to google.com and it will have already searched for what I wanted
<Kalium> flicky, enter a no-break space, see what it recommends
<TheGhostInTheMachine> Kalium: how do you type a no break space?
<zetlen> first, put down the kit kat bar
#10360 ⇧ (+7/-0) ⇩
<@Akrasia> today's fucking psychotic food of the day: cheerios&monster
<@Akrasia> It's worse than you'd expect!
< Stereo> which is impressive, cause one of the ingredients is monster
#10359 ⇧ (+6/-0) ⇩
<alexxerth> Is there a limit to what you can use to be sworn in on?
<alexxerth> Like if you wanted to, who's gonna stop you from swearing in on One Fish, Two Fish
<AidenEldritch> "One fish, two fish. Red state, blue state."
#10358 ⇧ (+19/-2) ⇩
<Randall> re: endorsement comic: Don't care. I was afraid for my friends and family and felt a moral obligation to say something, especially if it jolted people a little, rather than look back and feel guilty forever. Sorry if the tone wasn't quite what you wanted. Lotta things here aren't quite what we want.
<Randall> Not interested in arguing about it, but if you're curious why I thought it was so important: http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2016/11/andrew-sullivan-trump-america-and-the-abyss.html
<maswan> Randall: <3 for doing something
<Randall> And I'm sorry I didn't write more. Fun fact: That weekend, rather than spend more time figuring out how to help with the election, I spent the night in the ER with an animal bite!
<goodger> that was a great article
<alSeen> Yea, I didn't agree with Randall at all, but if I had the platform to reach as many people as he did, I would sure use it
<Randall> (All good now. Animal is fine, too.)
#10356 ⇧ (+11/-0) ⇩
<relsqui> hang on, please wait to argue about this until we can tell what we're arguing about
<relsqui> okay, I have found the source of the argument
<relsqui> you belong to the Church of Pedantry
<relsqui> and I'm a linguist