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Forum: Video Games 04-28-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 41,848
Posted By McSweeney
I'm a purist in that I like to play games to...

I'm a purist in that I like to play games to their fullest extent within the boundaries of the rules. Avoiding skirmishes feels like an artificial challenge. It's like when I complain about certain...
Forum: Video Games 04-27-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 41,848
Posted By McSweeney
I'm currently playing Awakening where you can get...

I'm currently playing Awakening where you can get unlimited experience points by fighting skirmishes on the map. I miss the limited amount of experience that's available in games like FE7. It adds a...
Forum: Video Games 04-27-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 41,848
Posted By McSweeney
I always level up lords because you're forced to...

I always level up lords because you're forced to select them. If you're going to show up for a battle, you may as well be useful!
Forum: The Misc 03-18-2018, 12:45 AM
Replies: 4,088
Views: 361,283
Posted By McSweeney
Apparently "cunt" is a term of endearment in...

Apparently "cunt" is a term of endearment in Australia.
Forum: Debate 02-15-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 691
Posted By McSweeney
There are conflicting studies on whether the...

There are conflicting studies on whether the death penalty prevents murder or not, but the general consensus seems to be that it doesn't. See this for example:
...
Forum: Debate 02-15-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 691
Posted By McSweeney
Why though? If you want to send the message that...

Why though? If you want to send the message that "killing is wrong" then maybe you can justify killing a terrorist in a war because you are killing 1 person for the sake of preventing him from...
Forum: The Misc 01-22-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 52,037
Posted By McSweeney
Most people assume that "peruse" means "to skim...

Most people assume that "peruse" means "to skim through casually" but it actually means "to examine very carefully".
Forum: Entertainment 12-31-2017, 04:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,279
Posted By McSweeney
I liked some of it, disliked some of it (I won't...

I liked some of it, disliked some of it (I won't repeat the criticisms that have already been expressed here) but the thing I was most unhappy about was:

Luke's death. The part where he went out...
Forum: The Misc 12-15-2017, 01:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 976
Posted By McSweeney
Me going AFK for an hour then trying to send...

Me going AFK for an hour then trying to send messages again

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Forum: Debate 12-12-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4,018
Views: 193,713
Posted By McSweeney
I admit, I know nothing about this guy. In fact,...

I admit, I know nothing about this guy. In fact, this is the first time I've heard of "Roy Moore" in my whole life. But I examined that article and I don't like how they're accusing him of supporting...
Forum: Debate 12-07-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4,018
Views: 193,713
Posted By McSweeney
I'm telling you those guys are nuts. They despise...

I'm telling you those guys are nuts. They despise Jews SO MUCH that they would sooner support a brown Muslim than a white looking Jew.



I'm not a big fan of Trudeau. He's a nice guy but he's...
Forum: Debate 12-07-2017, 01:49 AM
Replies: 4,018
Views: 193,713
Posted By McSweeney
Dumb on so many levels. Not least of which is...

Dumb on so many levels. Not least of which is Trump's own self interest; he probably just alienated a huge chunk of his fanbase (virulent Jew haters).
Forum: The Misc 11-14-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 28,316
Posted By McSweeney
Still overhand. If you bench press with an...

Still overhand. If you bench press with an underhand grip it's known as a reverse grip bench press. It's much harder and builds the triceps.
Forum: The Misc 11-14-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 28,316
Posted By McSweeney
Re: wrist pain I used to have wrist pain...

Re: wrist pain

I used to have wrist pain when bench pressing and switching to the "bulldog grip" cured it 100%. People's natural instinct is to have the bar high in their palms because they want...
Forum: Anime 09-26-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,454
Posted By McSweeney
I would argue that Air the anime is better...

I would argue that Air the anime is better written than Kanon 2006 and has greater lasting impact. I concede that it's highly flawed, and all the side characters and side plots were poorly done...
Forum: Anime 09-26-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 7,673
Views: 1,093,532
Posted By McSweeney
Is that like if they released a blockbuster movie...

Is that like if they released a blockbuster movie over here called: "My superhero story with lots of explosions and witty one liners"?
Forum: Anime 09-26-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,486
Posted By McSweeney
There was also the real life player Go Seigen,...

There was also the real life player Go Seigen, considered to be possibly the greatest player of all time. His name Go was a Japanese translation of his Chinese name Wu, so it was said that he was...
Forum: The Misc 09-25-2017, 02:55 AM
Replies: 4,088
Views: 361,283
Posted By McSweeney
Actually on that day I was feeling more like ...

Actually on that day I was feeling more like

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Forum: The Misc 09-24-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4,088
Views: 361,283
Posted By McSweeney
I can testify that -20 C really isn't that bad. I...

I can testify that -20 C really isn't that bad. I mean, it is, but "it could be worse" is how we feel about it. One of the most brutal things I ever had to do was spend over an hour walking home from...
Forum: Anime 09-22-2017, 01:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,454
Posted By McSweeney
I would agree that The Melancholy of Suzumiya...

I would agree that The Melancholy of Suzumiya Haruhi was the "greatest" and most impactful anime of the 21st century. Epic in scope and backed up with the appropriate soundtrack and cutting edge...
Forum: Entertainment 08-22-2017, 11:46 PM
Replies: 1,198
Views: 111,352
Posted By McSweeney
The Big Lebowski? It's a cult comedy hit but I'm...

The Big Lebowski? It's a cult comedy hit but I'm just not seein it, other than a few amusing lines (the rug really tied the room together).

I've seen There Will Be Blood and Fargo. I wish I could...
Forum: The Misc 08-20-2017, 07:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,241
Posted By McSweeney
All right, one final note on the AlphaGo saga....

All right, one final note on the AlphaGo saga. Before they publicly revealed AlphaGo:



I find this funny because a mysterious online opponent beating all the top players is exactly what Sai did...
Forum: Video Games 08-20-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,283
Posted By McSweeney
Zelda and Metroid are my favourite Nintendo...

Zelda and Metroid are my favourite Nintendo protagonists.
Forum: Debate 07-19-2017, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4,018
Views: 193,713
Posted By McSweeney
My point still stands. On what basis are they...

My point still stands. On what basis are they able to successfully immigrate? It's not because they're white, it's because they have skills. A successful immigration policy will automatically be...
Forum: Debate 07-19-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4,018
Views: 193,713
Posted By McSweeney
I don't like Mozz's implication that Somalians...

I don't like Mozz's implication that Somalians are inherently bad immigrants, but I agree that tens of thousands of them shouldn't be let in if they offer no discernible skills to the country. A...
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