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Random Thoughts IV: the Abyss Gazes Back

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Traitorfish, Oct 8, 2018.

  1. Traitorfish

    Traitorfish The Tighnahulish Kid

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    Random Thoughts 1: Just Sayin'
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    The writing staff for the first seasons of The Simpsons really seemed convinced that "frosty chocolate milkshakes" was going to pan out into a running joke or a catchphrase or something, but it never panned out, except that in the end it did sort of become a running joke in the fandom as the go-to example of how wonky the first season feels.

    I guess it was also a thing in the original shorts? Maybe? I never really saw any of those.
     
  2. Synsensa

    Synsensa Warlord Retired Moderator

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    I don't have strong feelings one way or another that 'the' isn't capitalized in a title where all-caps makes more sense.
     
  3. brennan

    brennan Argumentative Brit

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    The Abyss was a great film.
     
  4. The_J

    The_J Say No 2 Net Validations Retired Moderator Supporter

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    I actually like the title :)
     
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  5. Takhisis

    Takhisis Would-be overnight hero

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    There is no Pinky and the Brain quote but I still approve of this title.
     
  6. Timsup2nothin

    Timsup2nothin Another drone in the hive mind

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    This title looks abysmal.
     
  7. Gori the Grey

    Gori the Grey Lord of Misrule

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    You can't say that in this thread. You'd have to go over to Raves. Syn's got the spirit of it. In the Random Thoughts thread, comments about the thread title should be neither rants nor raves.
     
  8. Arakhor

    Arakhor Dremora Courtier Moderator

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    But I haven't gazed into the abyss yet! :run:
     
  9. aimeeandbeatles

    aimeeandbeatles watermelon

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    I changed the font in a computer program to Wingdings because I thought it was funny and now I can't figure out how to change it back. That wasn't very smart.
     
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  10. Takhisis

    Takhisis Would-be overnight hero

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    Can't you remember the places on the screen where you clicked on the different options?

    Otherwise, get the manual and try to find out where the configuration file is.
     
  11. Synsensa

    Synsensa Warlord Retired Moderator

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    What if Aimee doesn't know anyone named Manuel?
     
  12. Takhisis

    Takhisis Would-be overnight hero

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    Well, since this isn't Takashi Matsuoka's Cloud of Sparrows then I think she will be able to tell the difference.
     
  13. aimeeandbeatles

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    After a bunch of random clicking, I got it back to normal. I don't think I'll try that again.
     
  14. Gori the Grey

    Gori the Grey Lord of Misrule

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    Just winging it, then. And then, ding, everything's back to normal.
     
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  15. Takhisis

    Takhisis Would-be overnight hero

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    I thought only Arakhor was allowed to make that kind of post, Gori.
     
  16. Synsensa

    Synsensa Warlord Retired Moderator

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    Arakhor isn't allowed to do anything, but you try to do something about it.
     
  17. Takhisis

    Takhisis Would-be overnight hero

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    Why? I'm better off watching anime.
     
  18. Traitorfish

    Traitorfish The Tighnahulish Kid

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    I tried that but it looked weird.

    You could learn to read Wingdings. Has anyone ever done that? It should be possible, in principle, if not a very useful talent.
     
  19. Arakhor

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    You only agree to something in principle if you have no intent of acting on it in practice. :)
     
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    Statistically, foster parents abuse their foster children more often than parents who give their children up for adoption right after they've been born.
     

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