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12:00 AM
Jun 23 at 13:14, by RegDwigнt
http://stackexchange.com/filters/11029
 
It's the sequel to that feed :-)
 
12:15 AM
@KitFox How goes?
 
12:47 AM
 
@Mitch That’s so natural question a question that I hope you will be neither surprised nor disappointed that it should be accompanied by a Natural answer to decode it.
@hichris123 Recause Reg is a GLU mod, and there are a couple of other fairly competent German-speakers who are regulars here.
 
@tchrist Wait, Reg is a German Language mod? Huh, I didn't know that. I knew this site... but not German. ;)
 
Genau.
But Reg probably knows more Spanish than I know German, so I don’t count myself amongst one of the channel’s teutophones, just a kibitzer.
 
Gah, you ELU people with your fancy words.
 
@snailboat Could you explain what the “bad tag” stuff is in that display?
@hichris123 Sorry for the typo.
If such it be.
 
12:57 AM
@tchrist I still don't know what it means. :P
 
Kibbitzing is what the Wehrmacht turned to after they’d beaten their swords into plowshares. Well, or ploughshares, as you please.
@hichris123 Sorry, hadn’t realized you were not a native speaker. My apologies.
 
@tchrist Oh, I am, I'm just... not exactly an adult, so I don't know all of these nuances.
 
What do you guys think of a Wikipedia.SE?
 
(i.e. I'm still in high school. :P)
 
I just anybody who’d ever played cards knew what it meant to kibbitz.
 
12:59 AM
@tchrist I think you'd have to ask Reg, since he's the one who made it and it doesn't appear to have any further description.
 
@skullpatrol Where people copy & paste answers from Wikipedia? :P
 
@hichris123 For this they invented tag wikies.
 
@tchrist Oh, I'm not much of a cards person so that explains it.
 
I can't remember where I learned the term, but I don't think it was from playing cards
 
A rather more common word for teutophone is of course allemanophone.
But that is just too damned long to type.
A teutophone is when a couple who truly loves each other buys a pair of pre-mated phones.
Either that, or trying to talk while wearing a grass skirt.
@hichris123 Oh you’re in high school! That’s great!! How many books do you read a day? :)
What do you study?
Are you college-bound?
When do they untie you?
 
1:12 AM
@tchrist Usually 1, but I'm taking more difficult courses now. :)
@tchrist ... in a few years, sure. :P
@tchrist All sorts of things. Biology, English, Electronics, Math... etc.
 
@hichris123 What general type of stuff does your Electronics classs cover? I’m not sure I’ve heard of that. Are you making homemade radios, learning how to not electrocute yourself when changing a lightbulb, or is it really a strange cover for software engineering?
 
Basically all sorts of stuff with circuits. Making them, how they work, all that stuff.
 
1:41 AM
Did George get suspended again already?
 
@KitFox Yes.
 
That kid is going to be so confused.
 
@KitFox Hey.
How is everything going?
Any better?
 
Uh.
 
1:43 AM
Uh?
 
Well, I decided that I would work some, in prep for tomorrow.
 
That sounds good.
 
I think that means I'm stressed about it.
Ohai, @corn!
 
Yeah.
 
1:43 AM
Wait, what is "it" @Kit?
 
Amongst other things.
@cornbreadninja麵包忍者 hugs
 
@KitFox That sounds ungood.
 
Hey, was I going to read your cards?
@hichris123 Tomorrow.
 
@KitFox I think so.
 
1:44 AM
It's not that big a deal. Just yet another meeting with the person who is currently openly hostile toward me.
 
To try to talk her down and get her to stop backstabbing me.
 
How long has this been going on?
 
Two weeks. Not long.
fiddles for cards
 
1:46 AM
I complained about it earlier.
I think my cards are downstairs. brb
 
I ain't been around in a minute.
As the kids say.
 
@cornbreadninja麵包忍者 I don't know what that means.
I have my cards though, so when you're ready.
 
OK.
Hmm.
The House. You are financially stable, have enough to eat, and have a good home life.
The Train. You are firmly set on a goal, which is likely to be successful.
King of Hearts upside-down. Disappointment in love, maybe, or possibly a choice between being successful in the way you imagine and being successful in your relationship. I'm not sure. It would help if I knew how you felt about your father.
Oh. You had the family v. you conflict.
So that makes sense. What is personal success to you is a disappointment for your parents.
Well. That's cheery.
Maybe I should get the tarot deck.
Oh. Or I could do...Wheel of the Year?
 
That could be interesting.
 
Wheel of the Year?
 
It's a different spread. I haven't done it much.
 
Gives a timeline of changes of the course of the year.
Shall I?
 
2:04 AM
M"lady's choice.
 
You have to be a little closer for that.
 
OK. I can't remember where it starts. A recent financial windfall. Has that happened?
I think this starts in June.
 
Hmm.
Does windfall imply that I didn't necessarily work for it?
 
It might, but I didn't mean to imply that.
 
2:07 AM
Then no.
 
I suppose maybe it starts at the beginning of the year then.
So some kind of happy financial thing, money or other material gain in October.
Safe harbor in November; something like putting down some roots or finding sanctuary or people who understand you.
Some kind of surprise news in December. Unexpected. Not necessarily unpleasant, but not what you expected.
 
Kind of like if you had made plans with your friend, and they said "I'll call you when I'm leaving town" and then they call you, but rather than leaving town, they had to change plans.
How would you say that? You were expecting something, but then something like it but different happens instead.
This is suddenly really bothering me.
Anyway. That. In December.
 
Ha. I don't think so.
I can't figure out how to describe the situation.
 
You were expecting a letter that said "Happy Birthday" and you got a letter, but it said "Get Well Soon".
No, that's kind of it.
 
Oh, dear!
I was going to quit, but they're laying me off with severance.
 
So it's not really a surprise that an event occurs, but what actually takes place is different.
@cornbreadninja麵包忍者 Oh. Well. Hmm.
 
@KitFox I'm just supposin'.
 
Yes, I think that might qualify.
It's closer to you thought you would get a raise, but you get laid off, but it's with a really great severance package.
So it ends up being OK.
 
2:19 AM
I like it.
 
Then the beginnings of a great plan in January becomes some kind of dangerously playful bid.
Either your honey or your father plays a significant role in March.
This leaves you feeling out of control and full of self-doubt in April, but May brings a slow recovery and by June you are back in the game.
And focused on love.
July is the time when you feel the bursting of your innate talent and creativity, when the seeds you planted in January and February come to fruition.
 
August next year will be full of wordly pleasures and a vast enjoyment of your senses.
So I assume this means you will feel satisfied, successful, and proud of your skills.
 
2:45 AM
@cornbreadninja麵包忍者 Was that helpful?
 
3:08 AM
good evening
 
3:37 AM
Hermit crab with 3-d printed shell
 
3:54 AM
@Mr.ShinyandNew安宇 It's just us two in this chat.
 
yeah and I was just leaving.
cya tomorrow. keep on keeping on.
 
OK.
Oh I see that George has been unsuspended.
 
5:03 AM
why still George profile showing "he is not allowed to chat for 6 days."?
 
5:50 AM
@Freddy He got suspended again.
I wonder what he said this time.
 
 
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7:14 AM
@Cerberus I don’t see how power lines could be damaged by frost. Sure, if a tree falls in the woods because it’s covered in ice. . . . no, sorry, still can’t figure it.
 
SAS visit. Off to breakfast...
 
@AndrewLeach Winter is Coming.
I just had breakfast. I’m trying to convince my body to go back to sleep. I have an annoying knee that won’t shut up.
 
user116848
Is this sentence grammatical: "You never told me you were racer back then"?
 
user116848
I don't want to use "had been" in the subordinate clause.
 
7:30 AM
You have to use "a racer".
 
user116848
And this one: "I thought you were sick back then" or can I only say "I thought you had been sick back then"?
 
The second sounds off, but it really requires more context to know.
 
user116848
Ah. I see
 
There are times it could be fine.
 
user116848
Yes I tend to use 'simple past' due to its simplicity.
 
7:32 AM
Well, that’s not a great reason for it.
 
user116848
That and sometimes past perfect too :-)
 
I wonder whether a peanut-butter and jelly toasted sandwich with a glass of milk is soporific.
Technically, it isn’t jelly. It’s cherry preserves.
Be that as it may.
 
8:23 AM
@JasperLoy He should take care while wtiting.
I advise him, whenever he want to write any bad word he should write "Beep."
In censored reality show whenever some contestant use bad language it is edited to beep sound
 
 
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9:29 AM
This chat is dead.
 
 
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10:46 AM
@Freddy It is not that this or that word he says is bad, and indeed, we are rather tolerant of coarse language here. I know no details save for having read the now-deleted garbage, but IM!HO his sin is one of inveterate trolling and disrespect—for no other purpose than to stir up trouble. He wants people to argue with him, vituperously. He likes making people feel uncomfortable. That is a much more serious problem then the occasional coarse expletive can ever be, because it sows discord.
@JasperLoy Indefatigably persistent and rudely disrespectful trolls poison any medium in which they occur.
 
People who invented visas should be shot. Dead. Right now.
If you will be visiting Ireland for a short period (less than 3 months) and you require a visa, you must present the following documents with your completed and signed visa application form:

Full details of the reason for your visit - for example to see friends or family.
If you plan to stay in a hotel, you will need written confirmation of the hotel booking containing the dates of your proposed stay.
A letter from a reference in Ireland inviting you to come to Ireland. The letter should include contact details for the reference, proposed dates for your stay and details of where you will b
 
room topic changed to English Language & Usage: You ain't ready for this (no tags)
@RegDwigнt I didn't need any special permission to visit Ireland.
 
@RegDwigнt but if you're from the EU, you don't need a visa, right?
 
@Robusto That's because not enough buddies of yours died face down in the mud for independence from the UK.
 
@RegDwigнt I was welcomed with open arms and, more to the point, open pubs.
 
10:57 AM
@MattЭллен define "from". I've been living in the EU for twenty years. But for their purposes I am not from the EU. For that matter, for their purposes they are not in the EU.
@Robusto that was my plan as well, why do you think I'm researching this.
 
Has there even been an EU for 20 years? I thought it was the ECC or something like that.
 
Coal Union.
With Belgium onboard for some weird reason.
 
@RegDwigнt I don't know. since the UK and Eire are both in the EU I've never thought about it. also the UK and Eire have a thing where we can cross each other borders without paperwork.
 
Union looks like it should be pronounced onion. Another fun fact about English orthography.
 
@MattЭллен that's the thing, you people are all sitting on your island not realizing just how ridiculous a barrier to entry you have for a simple tourist visiting for just one day.
 
10:59 AM
:D European Onion. It'll make you cry
 
It will indeed.
@RegDwigнt You think you can get enough drinking done in one day? Neither do they.
 
I mean, come on, a detailed bank statement covering a six-month period? Fuck that. And translated into English, no less. Which will cost hundreds of Euros in its own right.
 
@RegDwigнt it's crazy
 
Face it, they don't want people with funny alphabets. Can you blame them?
 
@MattЭллен Yeah so guess what. I'll be taking my business to Norway or Iceland instead. Who are not even in the EU for flying fuck's sake, but who would welcome me with open arms in just an hour or so if I boarded a plane right this second.
 
11:02 AM
But they can't drink like the Irish.
 
More left for me.
 
Plus they speak funny languages.
 
You forget that the purpose of the trip is to drink, not to watch others leave nothing for you.
 
There always seems to be more than enough to go around. Have you been on a pub crawl in Dublin? I didn't think so.
 
@Robusto oh and the Eireish don't or what.
 
11:03 AM
@RegDwigнt it seems weird that Eire would ask for all that. They want tourists
 
@RegDwigнt Nah, the Irish speak English better than the English.
 
@Robusto "better" does not mean "any good".
I speak English better than the English, and I don't speak English at all.
 
Ireland is all about drinking and talking. And the talk is as good as the drink.
 
By the way, that's a one-time visa. If you leave the country for just a second, you will need an all-new one to re-enter.
 
is it the same for you to get into the UK?
 
11:06 AM
What are the rules on Ireland/Northern Ireland? Does going to the latter count as leaving the former?
 
@MattЭллен Yup. Plus a copy of everything gets sent directly to the US.
 
Never been to Belfast.
@RegDwigнt Oh, like the NSA doesn't already have multiple copies of everything
 
@Robusto technically, but I don't think you can tell when it happens (until you see a road sign)
 
@Robusto that's the thing, why would they need another one?
 
@MattЭллен Good luck with that. We drove for hours without seeing any signs. Then we stopped for dinner and asked where we were, and it turns out we were going in the wrong direction.
@RegDwigнt Why, to annoy you with paperwork, which is the chief function of bureaucracies. Duh.
 
11:08 AM
Why do I need to give away my banking account details and my credit card numbers to the US authorities just to visit NY for a day? Don't they already have all that?
@Robusto yeah.
@MattЭллен indeed, they want tourists so badly they indeed set up a Visa Waiver Programme just for them. You don't need no visa if you enter from the UK. Except you still need a visa for the UK, which is even worse.
It's a giant fuck-all.
 
@RegDwigнt /facepalm
 
No. They want the right kind of tourists. That is to say, ones with money. So they need your bank account records.
 
I guess they only want a horde of British to enter their country. That's a first.
Aug 6 at 14:54, by RegDwigнt
So anyway, some people naturally played the Nazis, and the reporter asked them how it felt, and they went "Why, it's no problem at all. And at any rate better than having to play a Brit".
Anyway. I'll be on the lookout for some nice fjords. Let the Eirish keep their uisge and their sheep to themselves.
 
Careful you don't fall into one.
Maybe you should go visit @JohanLarsson. He'll take you fishing, no doubt.
 
Yeah. I'm totally considering Sweden as well.
Even Switzerland.
Even Switzerland lets anyone in. Even those forever neutral folks who are not part of any union or organization have managed to make an exception for Schengen.
 
11:20 AM
I'm in the middle of planning a nine day hike for next week.
@RegDwigнt Sounds like Lofoten
It is not always sunny in Lofoten though.
 
@JohanLarsson could prove difficult to cram nine days into a week, unless it's a polar week or something.
 
friday-sunday
 
Dude. That's only two days.
 
with that attitude yes
 
Harhar.
 
11:24 AM
@RegDwigнt I think there are nine days in an Imperial week. Or else it only seems like nine days.
 
When hiking, the altitude might be more important than the attitude.
 
I have never wanted to visit Ghana. There, I said it.
 
@Robusto I've watched an 80-minute movie once that went on for a full nine days.
 
Ghana is where old women go no?
 
@RegDwigнt What kind of documentary was it?
@JohanLarsson I wouldn't know.
 
11:26 AM
@Robusto I actually think it was Rashomon. There, I said it.
Go ahead, kill me.
 
Nah, I'll let the bureaucracy do that.
 
Slackor.
 
It's what they're for.
 
@JohanLarsson I think you mean Togo, where everything is to go including women.
 
Imagine a pile of forms to fill out in triplicate, stamping into a human face forever.
 
11:28 AM
:)
 
Hey, 'e gypt me!
 
@Robusto Sounds like pilot & plane stuff from what I have gleaned.
 
@JohanLarsson How is your flight training coming?
 
Putting it back in the procrastination box I think.
 
Too much work. Just leave it lying around.
People who put things in the procrastination box are way too industrious to have a procrastination box.
 
11:31 AM
Researched it for a couple of days, does not feel like an ideal solution for a couple of trips per year.
couple ~ 2
 
But think how many more you might take if it were easy to do so.
 
For starters, who has a box? That alone requires insurmountable effort.
 
For starters, women.
 
Maybe a bag is better, unordered set style.
how is ^ properly punctuated?
 
If things won't put themselves into the procrastination box, I say leave them be.
 
11:33 AM
? is a candidate after better but kinda breaks the sentence
 
What's wrong with breaking sentences?
 
I wouldn't notice if things put themselves somewhere. I wouldn't notice the things in the first place.
 
Your real problem is combining crisp little sentences into meandering, lazy ones.
 
Mmmmmh, crisp little sentencesss...
 
> Maybe a bag is better? Unordered set style . . .
 
11:37 AM
I can't imagine an unordered set. Especially if it's LEGO.
 
I like having top set when the board pairs.
 
I'm only game if the set match.
 
@Robusto yes better when comparing them above/below
 
Do they not use punctuation in Sweden?
 
they do
 
11:40 AM
They do, you don't?
 
I don't know why I suck at that.
@Robusto nice if you have a lag image, can be hard to build a big pot otherwise.
 
You will never get better, if you don't try :-)
 
Sweden is extremely worried about equality. I am quite sure if you use punctuation there, the punctuation must also use you in return.
 
@JohanLarsson Unless you're playing with hyper-aggressive players.
 
yeah, all night he check, check check. He trap me! dunno if Teddy says trap or trapped
 
11:45 AM
In which case, you had them when they decided to be table captain.
Usually in those cases you want to check or underbet the pot. Just let them do the betting and raising. Then check-raise them on the river and slap the taste right outta their mouth.
It's a fun feeling.
 
do you play online?
I lost a huge pot to quads with top boat once. Remember I felt pukey when calling the river bet. Felt like I could only beat a bluff.
 
No. That's been outlawed in the U.S.
 
There is a poker.SE
 
@JohanLarsson Oh, I've been there. I had aces full of queens and I went all in, lost to four queens. I mean, how do you not go broke on that hand?
 
Sure if it is 100 bb then it is just to move on. We were very deep though, think ~300 bb.
 
11:50 AM
The thing is, you win with that hand probably 999 times out of 1000.
 
yes it is a freak beat
 
That one in a thousand times you lose with it is the one you remember the most.
Such is the nature of gambling.
 
I remember playing as being a painful grind.
Now I don't even remember the rules.
 
I have lost basketball games with 0.1 seconds on the clock, what a burn!
 
Great question, lots of inputs to explain the question but there's no effort shown to find an answer -- where's the background effort? Yes, Why?Kris 5 mins ago
 
12:00 PM
More Russian for Robusto.
 
I'm not a fan of showing what-have-you-tried. I prefer really short questions with search friendly titles.
 
"Visit the city of Pisek". Where pisek is a Russian word for dicks.
 
Vär snärt pär här. Must be Swedish.
@JohanLarsson Holy something. I smell a new meme.
I'd post it to Reddit to get rich, but I bet a dozen others have by now.
 
can you make money off Reddit?
 
12:07 PM
@RegDwigнt I can't remember, is m a t only in cursive?
 
@RegDwigнt What do they say in the car?
 
@Robusto yes. And yes.
 
How?
 
@JohanLarsson I have no sound, sorry.
Can check when back home.
 
@RegDwigнt I have sound. It is made by my mouth when I talk.
 
12:12 PM
Oh really? Let me just type it up on my invisible typewriter...
 
How do you get away with being here on company time?
 
Severed corpus callosum
 
@skullpatrol by also actually working.
 
icic
 
If I were the employer I would not mind my staff doing other things now and then, as long as they get the work done.
 
12:15 PM
Plus from time to time I let tchrist proofread some shit of ours.
 
There are people who work all day long and get nothing done.
Now you know why the people here work so long: they are not productive.
 
Ha! I fixed the 2D data format. too many bytes in the header.
 
Congrats.
 
thanks
 
@MattЭллен That will come back to byte you in the ass, yup.
 
12:25 PM
no doubt
 
It maybe just a nibble :D
 
Tragic kingdom.
 
Посетите город Писек
 
Hey cool. All this time you spent typing it?
 
no. I spent half this time typing it then half learning that italics are different
 
12:27 PM
It's actually such a stupid mistake, it can be so easily fixed not to say what it says.
Because Pisek is the genitive plural.
 
the genital plural
 
When you have nine cases and three numbers, you have to try real hard to find a sentence where that one combo would work.
Yet they pulled off just that.
Even just "Visit Pisek" would've been enough.
Посетите Писек.
But no, they had to throw in a "city of" just to get what they got.
 
so город turns Pisek into penis?
 
Well, in "visit X", X is in the accusative. The accusative of dicks would be Pis'ki. So it doesn't work.
But in "of X", X is the genitive. And the genitive of dicks is Pisek.
 
12:32 PM
And the real fun part is, this looks like Czech or something, so they basically have the same grammar themselves. It's not like an Englishman writing this, who'd never heard of cases. They should really know better.
 
We got rid of cases because left luggage offices are a security threat
 
You also got rid of your freedoms for the exact same reason.
The system works!
See, the Russians never had freedums to begin with, so they didn't have to worry about cases, either.
So they get to keep everything, and even to tell you not to send any vegetables their way.
 
@MattЭллен When you get down to cases, that's where you end up.
 
@KitFox "how do blankets work?"
 
Today's Listening | Bass / Dubstep (Mixsets day 20)
 
12:42 PM
Thanks!
:D
 
woo! fixed a problem I didn't create.
doesn't happen often
 
Wow, you're on a roll :-)
 
That's the first Onion article that makes zero sense to me. I've never heard of any of those people.
But anyway, blankets work like magnets, except without the magnets, which makes them much much simpler.
Explains why every household has some.
 
@RegDwigнt what's the article?
 
@MattЭллен the one Mitch was responding to.
yesterday, by KitFox
The Onion sums up how I feel about ICP.
 
12:51 PM
I see. thanks :)
 
I might as well be reading a random string of letters, that's how much I can follow.
 
@RegDwigнt Why are you blaming the U.S. for this, you communist? Your beef is with Ireland.
 
@Robusto er. You brought up the NSA. I was replying to your comment.
Also, good morning. That discussion's been over for hours now.
 
Typical commie agitprop.
@RegDwigнt I didn't notice until I read the starboard.
 
I suppose you only read my shit once it's been starred. Who's a Commie now?
Jinx.
 
12:55 PM
You're a commie, that's who.
 
I don't care for stars.
They are just holes in the blanket.
 
Also, commies don't have individual freedoms, they have communal freedom, which is to say no freedom at all.
 
Which was exactly what I said.
You really do not read my shit.
I will have to star everything. Except who cares if you read it.
 
But I said it better.
 
I will have to go with "who cares" once more.
 
12:57 PM
I had to translate it for a non-pineapple audience.
 
There's an audience?
A non-pineapple one, even?
 
They've been silent up till now. But no longer.
 
If they stop being silent, that immediately disqualifies them from being an *audi*ence.
 
is it discrimiating against commies not to be able to sickle and hammer things, only star them?
 
@RegDwigнt I guess you've never acted on the stage, then.
 
12:58 PM
I've acted on a stage.
That should count.
 
So you know that audiences are seldom silent enough.
 

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