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Re: I should have known better
« Reply #50 on: 20 Mar 2008, 09:31 »

Today I learned that the MBTA will never fucking be on time.

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Re: I should have known better
« Reply #51 on: 20 Mar 2008, 10:07 »

It took you that long to figure it out?

They did a study a few months back. Apparently the commuter rail is late about 95% of the time. I don't know if they extended said study to the rest of the T and the busses, though.
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Wait so you're letting something that happened 10 years ago ruin your quality of life? What are you, America? :psyduck:

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Re: I should have known better
« Reply #52 on: 20 Mar 2008, 10:54 »

Today I learned that procrastination can really come back to bite you in the ass. 

I look forward to learning it again soon.
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Re: I should have known better
« Reply #53 on: 20 Mar 2008, 11:03 »

Really? Because you didn't jump me when we met. I mean, that's gotta be at least some impulse control.

Joe Hocking is an uggo, pass it on

so does that make it more like repulse control?
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Re: I should have known better
« Reply #54 on: 20 Mar 2008, 11:07 »

Man, Joe, that was not impulse control, that was survival instinct. Your ladyfriend strikes me as rather intimidating. I do not want her to bite off my head.
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Re: I should have known better
« Reply #55 on: 20 Mar 2008, 11:42 »

I learned that there actually are people from Oklahoma, and it turns out some of them are pretty cool.   At least three of them.

I have previously doubted that Oklahoma actually exists.

We totally exist. That's one of the things we're best at, frankly. And I can attest to there being more than just three cool people here.

Today, I learned that I enjoy being woken up by the sun coming through the window more than an alarm. I will be sleeping with the blinds open more often.
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Re: I should have known better
« Reply #56 on: 20 Mar 2008, 12:11 »

That's because it's more natural. An alarm is a sudden alert that will snap you out of sleep. It's really actually kind of unhealthy and it'll take you a lot longer for your body to naturally awaken.

Sunlight is how the body naturally decides when it's time to be awake. Aside from it feeding the body, it's also a lot more gradual. The way the sun rises, the room slowly gets lighter and lighter and the body slowly adjusts to the idea of being awake.

They actually sell alarm clocks that will start out very low and gradually get louder as time goes on so as to lull you out of sleep more naturally. I believe there's a jhocking model available.
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Re: I should have known better
« Reply #57 on: 20 Mar 2008, 12:37 »

Today I learned that, no matter how high your "eating-skill" is, you can still choke on chilli.

And no matter how much you love drinking water while eating something hot and spicy, you always learn anew that you can NOT talk and drink at the same time while already choking.
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Re: I should have known better
« Reply #58 on: 20 Mar 2008, 13:26 »

Today Soulsynger learned not to put images in his sig.
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« Reply #59 on: 20 Mar 2008, 13:52 »

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Re: I should have known better
« Reply #60 on: 20 Mar 2008, 13:58 »

I learned that when you tell people you don't care about their problems, they will get angry at you, but at least they'll shut up.
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« Reply #61 on: 20 Mar 2008, 14:00 »

Today I learned that it is a really bad idea to try getting into the Sistine Chapel during holy week.

I'm calling shenanigans on this thread.
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Re: I should have known better
« Reply #62 on: 20 Mar 2008, 14:24 »

On a serious note, I learned that I got a 16,000 dollar scholarship to the college I plan on attending for singing. The best part is I don't have to major in music. I just got 16,000 dollars for singing. That made my day.
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Re: I should have known better
« Reply #63 on: 20 Mar 2008, 16:24 »

Today Soulsynger learned not to put images in his sig.
SO TOTALLY deserved that one.


Yes yes, I learned not to put images and/or gremlins into my sig.
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Re: I should have known better
« Reply #64 on: 20 Mar 2008, 19:17 »

I learned how to solve for x in equations like 1/25x2=36 and 42x3=147n.
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Re: I should have known better
« Reply #65 on: 20 Mar 2008, 19:35 »

Today I learned why I shouldn't tickle my baby brother.
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Re: I should have known better
« Reply #66 on: 20 Mar 2008, 20:18 »

That's because it's more natural. An alarm is a sudden alert that will snap you out of sleep. It's really actually kind of unhealthy and it'll take you a lot longer for your body to naturally awaken.

Sunlight is how the body naturally decides when it's time to be awake. Aside from it feeding the body, it's also a lot more gradual. The way the sun rises, the room slowly gets lighter and lighter and the body slowly adjusts to the idea of being awake.

They actually sell alarm clocks that will start out very low and gradually get louder as time goes on so as to lull you out of sleep more naturally. I believe there's a jhocking model available.


The actually sell alarm clocks that shine a light in your room that gradually gets brighter to simulate the sun.
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Re: I should have known better
« Reply #67 on: 20 Mar 2008, 22:31 »

Except that I have the real sun, just right outside my window... I don't get it.
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Re: I should have known better
« Reply #68 on: 20 Mar 2008, 22:54 »

Real sun? Fuck that noise! This is 1984!
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Re: I should have known better
« Reply #69 on: 21 Mar 2008, 01:26 »

Well the window in my room faces west so I wouldn't see the sunrise. It also faces another building that is close enough as to completely block any sunlight from reaching my room. As such I can fall asleep at 10pm and wake up the next day at 1pm and have no clue how it happened.
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Re: I should have known better
« Reply #70 on: 21 Mar 2008, 04:50 »

Mine does face east but still don't see the sun until at least 11. I just sleep through it, anyway. The stereo/deck I have for my iPod gradually wakes me up though when I set it so that my iPod is the alarm. It's actually kind of unnerving when you wake up to Dead Flag Blues by Godspeed, more so than just now when I woke up to a panic attack.
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Re: I should have known better
« Reply #71 on: 21 Mar 2008, 12:50 »

That's because it's more natural. An alarm is a sudden alert that will snap you out of sleep. It's really actually kind of unhealthy and it'll take you a lot longer for your body to naturally awaken.

Sunlight is how the body naturally decides when it's time to be awake. Aside from it feeding the body, it's also a lot more gradual. The way the sun rises, the room slowly gets lighter and lighter and the body slowly adjusts to the idea of being awake.

They actually sell alarm clocks that will start out very low and gradually get louder as time goes on so as to lull you out of sleep more naturally. I believe there's a jhocking model available.

my personal favorite alarm clock is the one that my roommate hits snooze every ten minutes for two hours each morning before actually getting out of bed.

i want her to die every morning.
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Re: I should have known better
« Reply #72 on: 26 Mar 2008, 11:26 »

I've learned that no matter how many times you tell people indie is not a sound, that it just means "independent label" and not all indie bands sound like Death Cab for Cutie (who isn't even indie anymore) or the Bright Eyes, they won't listen.
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Re: I should have known better
« Reply #73 on: 26 Mar 2008, 11:40 »

i want to die every morning.

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Re: I should have known better
« Reply #74 on: 26 Mar 2008, 12:02 »

an awesome career that doesn't require education, training, or experience is probably a scam.
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Re: I should have known better
« Reply #76 on: 26 Mar 2008, 16:15 »

I learned a while back that while waking up to one of your legs Charlie horsing is the most unpleasant waking experience in your life, I'll be damned if you aren't the most awake you've ever been in your life after its ended. This happened to me a lot back in junior high, not really sure why.

My bedroom is in my parent's basement, no sunlight there, though I have a timer for the basking light on my snake's tank to turn on at 8am, I could switch the direction that light comes from to shine towards my bed... I think that if I had an alarm clock where the volume of the radio/music gets louder over time would be best, rather than like this morning where I wake up to SHOT THROUGH THE HEART, AND YOU'RE TO BLAME*, because I'm a heavy sleeper and so thus my alarm is turned up all the way.


*took me a while to realize what was happening, so I said back "no it isn't"
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Re: I should have known better
« Reply #77 on: 26 Mar 2008, 16:49 »

Today I learned that saying "What are you trying to say?  That I'm white trash?" embarrasses the hell out of our corporate contracts person who happens to be black, female, and a lawyer

Thank God she's got a great sense of humor, because corporate America has a giant stick in its ass.  She also told me that even though she does like fried chicken, it would be inappropriate for me to suggest that she does.

Good times.
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Re: I should have known better
« Reply #78 on: 26 Mar 2008, 20:30 »

When my dad/mom used to get me up in the mornings, I'd shout random things at them, like "I'VE ALREADY BEEN UP THREE HOURS." I haven't done it lately, but I also used to sit up in bed while asleep late at night and shout one word nouns, like "COW!"
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Re: I should have known better
« Reply #79 on: 27 Mar 2008, 08:11 »

EDIT: durr

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Re: I should have known better
« Reply #80 on: 27 Mar 2008, 08:13 »

We saw that coming about a week in advance.
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Wait so you're letting something that happened 10 years ago ruin your quality of life? What are you, America? :psyduck:

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Re: I should have known better
« Reply #81 on: 27 Mar 2008, 08:33 »

note: I believe he's referring to the shitty joke I made and then retracted.

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Re: I should have known better
« Reply #82 on: 27 Mar 2008, 08:35 »

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Re: I should have known better
« Reply #83 on: 27 Mar 2008, 08:41 »

I should have known better than to make a shitty joke on their watch.

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Re: I should have known better
« Reply #84 on: 27 Mar 2008, 09:23 »

I should have known better than to make a shitty joke
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Re: I should have known better
« Reply #85 on: 27 Mar 2008, 09:29 »

I should have known how to use Lagrange's equations to solve 2DOF systems...

...that's why this homework is a day late.  But today, that's what I learned.
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Re: I should have known better
« Reply #86 on: 27 Mar 2008, 09:44 »

note: I believe he's referring to the shitty joke I made and then retracted.

Oh, no. The post was edited when I saw it. What was said shitastic joke, Joe?
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« Reply #87 on: 27 Mar 2008, 14:25 »

RedLion, I'm told that once I sat up in bed, shouted in Russian (I don't know any Russian) and then yelled Breadbuns! before falling back to sleep. I don't know if it's true though.

Today I learnt that it hurts when a cockrel eats corn out of your hand, but it's damn cute.
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Re: I should have known better
« Reply #88 on: 27 Mar 2008, 15:14 »

I once tried to feed corn to an emu out of my hand, pretty stupid idea.
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Re: I should have known better
« Reply #89 on: 27 Mar 2008, 16:47 »

Today I learned that my snake is almost large enough to choke me when he's around my neck, and my brother tries to hit me (snakes don't like sudden movements)
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Yeah, I mean, "I won't kill and eat you if you won't kill and eat me" is typically a ground rule for social groups.

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« Reply #90 on: 27 Mar 2008, 23:09 »

But...it tasted so good.
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Re: I should have known better
« Reply #91 on: 30 Mar 2008, 12:11 »

I wake up to my ringtone of an indian girl chanting "Om namah Shivaya", something much more soothing and preferable to the terrible alarm clock noise.

Today I learned (or was reminded) that no matter how light hearted a theme for a prty is, there always has to be someone who takes it way too seriously and tries to out-do everyone else, like its some kind of competition.
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