Jeph Jacques's comics discussion forums

  • 24 Jan 2020, 11:19
  • Welcome, Guest
Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
Advanced search  
Pages: 1 ... 60 61 [62]   Go Down

Author Topic: miscellaneous musings  (Read 211382 times)

Is it cold in here?

  • Administrator
  • Awakened
  • ******
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 20,226
  • He/him/his pronouns
Re: miscellaneous musings
« Reply #3050 on: 10 Dec 2019, 10:37 »

I used to think that the brain was the most wonderful organ in my body. Then I realized who was telling me this.

~ Emo Phillips
Logged
"Non-compliance is a social skill"
Quote from: an unnamed minister's sermon
In your face, darkness!  We are the light and we outnumber you!

JoeCovenant

  • Duck attack survivor
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 1,645
Re: miscellaneous musings
« Reply #3051 on: 11 Dec 2019, 01:56 »

I used to think that the brain was the most wonderful organ in my body. Then I realized who was telling me this.

~ Emo Phillips

People come up to me... concerned... that I'll reproduce.
~ Emo Phillips
Logged
Covenant
A Man With Far Too Much Time On His Hands

LeeC

  • coprophage
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 7,416
  • Be excellent to each other, party on Dudes!
Re: miscellaneous musings
« Reply #3052 on: 11 Dec 2019, 06:55 »

I donít believe in astrology; Iím a Sagittarius and weíre skeptical.
~Arthur C. Clarke
Logged
You see, there are still faint glimmers of civilization left in this barbaric slaughterhouse that was once known as humanity. Indeed that's what we provide in our own modest, humble, insignificant... oh, fuck it. - M. Gustave

cesium133

  • comeback tour!
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 5,579
  • Has a fucked-up browser history
    • Cesium Comics
Re: miscellaneous musings
« Reply #3053 on: 11 Dec 2019, 07:16 »

Iím not a member of an organized political party. Iím a Democrat.
~ Will Rogers
Logged
The nerdy comic I update on Saturdays: Cesium Comics

Unofficial character tag thingy for QC

Morituri

  • Scrabble hacker
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 1,400
Re: miscellaneous musings
« Reply #3054 on: 11 Dec 2019, 21:17 »

Just imagining the world a hundred years hence - in some soft-sci-fi future where we get contacted by Aliens.....

"You know, it would probably be easier to build healthy diplomatic relations with the Reticulans if Reticulan pirates, crooks, and smugglers hadn't been using Earth as a hideout for decades before we were officially discovered.  And as if that's not bad enough, some of them developed a sex tourism side business abducting people, drugging them, and pimping them out to be raped by weird little butt-sex freaks with anal probes.

Anyway, that's all in the back of people's heads, right?  Our first impression of them was made by some of their most vile crooks.  So when these English farmers bring their relatively minor class action suit for crop damage, it's going to be a bit hard to find a venue capable of giving them a fair trial...."





Logged

LeeC

  • coprophage
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 7,416
  • Be excellent to each other, party on Dudes!
Re: miscellaneous musings
« Reply #3055 on: 20 Dec 2019, 11:02 »

I would absolutely love an AHS style Lovecratian show where its set in 1920s and each season is a different Lovecraft tale. Like one season could be Herbert West: Reanimator, then the next season would be Shadow Over Innsmouth (I would rip the plot straight from the Call of Cthulhu Xbox game though with the detective story), then maybe an episodic season "Tales of Miskatonic U" where we can cover Dunwich Horror, Whisperer In Darkness, Call of Cthulhu,  Mountains of Madness, any anything else that has Miskatonic University characters. Different actors every season with different tales. Then again Whispers in Darkness could probably be its own season.
Logged
You see, there are still faint glimmers of civilization left in this barbaric slaughterhouse that was once known as humanity. Indeed that's what we provide in our own modest, humble, insignificant... oh, fuck it. - M. Gustave

LeeC

  • coprophage
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 7,416
  • Be excellent to each other, party on Dudes!
Re: miscellaneous musings
« Reply #3056 on: 05 Jan 2020, 17:47 »

In the Warhammer Fantasy Battles universe*, Elves come in 3 flavors: Vanilla, Chocolate, and Mint. I think about this a lot.







*And many other fantasy settings
Logged
You see, there are still faint glimmers of civilization left in this barbaric slaughterhouse that was once known as humanity. Indeed that's what we provide in our own modest, humble, insignificant... oh, fuck it. - M. Gustave

Castlerook

  • Methuselah's mentor
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 5,010
  • Captain Sarcastic
Re: miscellaneous musings
« Reply #3057 on: 05 Jan 2020, 18:28 »

Meanwhile Orks in 40k operate entirely on a "Clap your hands if you believe" scale. And don't realise it.
Logged
Whenever someone says "I'm not book smart but I am street smart.", all I hear is "I'm not real smart, but I am imaginary smart."

Is it cold in here?

  • Administrator
  • Awakened
  • ******
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 20,226
  • He/him/his pronouns
Re: miscellaneous musings
« Reply #3058 on: 12 Jan 2020, 16:59 »

This must have been asked many times before I came up with it.

Was the author of "The Never Ending Story" paid by the word?
Logged
"Non-compliance is a social skill"
Quote from: an unnamed minister's sermon
In your face, darkness!  We are the light and we outnumber you!

Welu

  • It was me, Austin. It was me all along.
  • Global Moderator
  • comeback tour!
  • ****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 5,709
  • That's a smashing blouse. FELLA!
Re: miscellaneous musings
« Reply #3059 on: 17 Jan 2020, 07:06 »

There's a post on Twitter where people are telling their Bad Teacher Stories. I've got a bunch but it reminded me of good? surreal? experience from when I was nine in primary school.

There was a substitute teacher and I don't know how but they realised I had read ahead on the book the class was reading and I was instantly apologetic and upset because I had got in trouble for this before for some reason. The sub was like, "No it's okay. It's good you like to read. Has anyone else read ahead?" and while we had that teacher he kept us in groups depending on what chapter we'd read to. Including people who were "behind" without judgement.

I think the book was Charlie and The Great Glass Elevator.
Logged
Dogs are fuzzy. :wow:
~They/Their/Them~

Castlerook

  • Methuselah's mentor
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 5,010
  • Captain Sarcastic
Re: miscellaneous musings
« Reply #3060 on: 17 Jan 2020, 09:09 »

Very similar to me. We had a teacher when I was in 4th class (about 9-10) who would shout and roar at everyone, until one say he saw me with my head down. He thought I was messing or something, stormed over and demanded to know what I was doing. As it turned out, I was reading ahead in one of our English books. When he saw that, he apologised and then took every opportunity to encourage me to read. It even got the point where during a Parent-Teacher meeting, he told my parents that he loved how much I'd read, even comics if I had them.
Logged
Whenever someone says "I'm not book smart but I am street smart.", all I hear is "I'm not real smart, but I am imaginary smart."

Dngrsone

  • Emoticontraindication
  • *
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 72
  • Grumpus Maximus
Re: miscellaneous musings
« Reply #3061 on: 19 Jan 2020, 10:40 »

I read my entire biology textbook by week three... same with history, now that I think about it.

I might have been a wee bit bored in class.
Logged
Pages: 1 ... 60 61 [62]   Go Up