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Sweet. I have an XSi, which sadly does not take video. If you do plan to use that to record whatever, make sure you set aperture to at least f/5.6 (with the current kit lens) so it doesn't suddenly become darker/lighter, and don't use autofocus! It's really loud.

Gene, I know what I'm doing with it :P I just don't have a tripod yet and I was just playing with some of the neat features.

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So this is what life was like before microwaves...

Nitpickers' corner: microwaves predate life. Microwave ovens are the invention that revolutionized laziness.

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So that's a no from Rubrica. I however, do know where my towel is. More importantly, I know how to use it.

(Relax, if you don't understand this you haven't read THHGTTG.)

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*Sigh*

Well obviously you need your towel to defend yourself against the Vogons or else they'll read poetry to you, and you know what that's like, nobodies ever survived that.

BTW does anyone know what the answer to life, the universe and everything is?

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*Sigh*

Well obviously you need your towel to defend yourself against the Vogons or else they'll read poetry to you, and you know what that's like, nobodies ever survived that.

BTW does anyone know what the answer to life, the universe and everything is?

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Makenzie received a $15,000 college scholarship, a netbook computer and a $25,000 technology grant for a new computer lab at her school. Her doodle will also be featured on the Google.com homepage tomorrow, May 27, for millions of people to enjoy all across the country.

From here:

http://googleblog.blogspot.com/

That's a lot for a third grader.

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Schadenfreude is like, awesome!

schadenfreude schadenfreude schadenfreude... It always amazes me how nobody actually knows how you should pronounce it..

shadenfroide shaydnfroude shadehnfreudeh :D

schaden means damage or harm and freude is joy. harm joy! So much less awesome... schadenfreude > harm joy.

Also, beer.

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Schadenfreude is like, awesome!

schadenfreude schadenfreude schadenfreude... It always amazes me how nobody actually knows how you should pronounce it..

shadenfroide shaydnfroude shadehnfreudeh :D

schaden means damage or harm and freude is joy. harm joy! So much less awesome... schadenfreude > harm joy.

Also, beer.

What a coincidence!

Schadenfreude is one of my spelling bee words (my school spelling bee is June 3rd). It is my favorite German word on the list.

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I've never been more happier in my life.
That is incorrect grammar, the correct statement would be:
I've never been happier in my life.

or...

I've never been more happy in my life.

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I just watched at the very end so I didn't see the actual performances :/

It is my favorite German word on the list.

Does that mean there are more German words? Interessant.

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@Frontcannon - Gasp, right?

@Andrew - This is America. I dunno where you live, but here, they sue people and companies for the stupidest things.

EXAMPLE

A person orders a coffee and apple pie at McDonalds. He claims to have 'burned his tongue' on the apple pie because there was no 'CAUTION HOT' notice. He gets $5,000,000.

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You can get coffee at McDonalds?

Bu anyway things like that do happen in America..

You can get coffee from 7-11 if you would like. I always brew my own coffee. Unfortunately, lawsuits run way out of control in this country. Anybody is willing to sue the pants off of corporations just to get rich quick and not have to work a day in their life. I mean, if I sneeze, I probably would get sued because I don't use tissue paper and just my handkerchief.

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Yeah

sue the pants off of corporations

I remember there was a stupid court rule about pants somewhere... I'll try to find it...

Edit: Found it! I'm not going to link to the site because there are some bad things (not that bad), and I had to edit it.

Here it is:

Judge Roy Pearson launched a legal siege on a dry cleaners over a lost pair of pants, claiming $67 million compensation. If you just said, "$67 dollars? Those must have been some nice pants!" then you should know that you skipped a word.

Clearly these $67 million pants were stitched from the Turin Shroud using threads picked from the canvas of the Mona Lisa. To reclaim his loss, Pearson adapted the legal system into a game of "hunt the poor people," pursuing the immigrant owners of Custom Cleaners for over two years.

Pearson claims the cleaners lost the pants to a $1,000 suit. They claimed they found them later that week, but he disagreed. They then offered him $12,000 compensation, but he demanded the more reasonable figure of $67 million, which we've repeated a number of times now in case your eyes blocked it out before to protect your sanity.

After two full years of everyone on the planet telling him he was totally insane, he lowered the claim. To $54 million. You might recognize that as 50,000 times the cost of the original item, which he claimed accounted for his inconvenience. The legal fees ($80,000) nearly drove the cleaners back to South Korea until a community effort raised the money to pay the bill.

He lost the case, lost his job as an Administrative Law Judge, was divorced by his wife, and faces bankruptcy. Upon realizing he'd become the star of a heavy-handed parable, Peterson apologized to the world and said he'd learned valuable lesson about the evil of pants. Ha, no, not really. He filed for the court to reconsider the decision, and when they refused, he launched a full appeal.

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I once heard a teacher had sued a 14-year-old student, because she'd drawn a rabbit on the blackboard, being aware that the teacher had a bunnyphobia. I don't know whether the teacher got any compensation :D

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