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Postby Fhqwhgads on Mon Jan 31, 2005 10:47 am

Oh here ya go... Avoid the short bus. I passed the 3rd grade...barely. ;)
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Postby MrEff on Tue Feb 01, 2005 5:52 am

Fhqwhgads wrote:Oh here ya go... Avoid the short bus. I passed the 3rd grade...barely. ;)



Hmmmm even tho I got them all right it still tells me The short bus is coming to get me..... [shifty eyes]

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Postby ajax on Wed Feb 02, 2005 7:12 am

Help the VW get out of the parking lot:
http://www.javapelit.com/parkkipaikka/

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Postby luchog on Fri Feb 04, 2005 11:56 am

ajax wrote:Help the VW get out of the parking lot:
http://www.javapelit.com/parkkipaikka/

Wow, this thing is really sucking up my clock cycles. I'm up to level 9; but am having a little trouble figuring this one out. 8 took me two hours of sporadic checking (i do the puzzles as small breaks during work). This one is going to take me a bit longer, I think.
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Postby Ryalyn on Sat Feb 05, 2005 11:24 am

Whoo-hoo!! I got all 12 levels!! Aparently all this problem solving is good for something after all. :)

The Cyborg Name Generator.

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Oh NO.

Postby Fhqwhgads on Mon Feb 07, 2005 6:46 am

This is SO not right. (Live action; takes a while to load)

EDIT: Oh by the way:
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This rocks. :lol:
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Postby Llewellian on Tue Mar 08, 2005 1:31 pm

Nothing is as bad as it looks on the first view...
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Postby Llewellian on Thu Mar 10, 2005 7:16 am

Ok. This definitly is something i havent seen before.... using Super Soakers as a Flame Thrower:

http://gprime.net/video.php/supersoakerflamethrower
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Postby Madhatter45 on Mon Mar 21, 2005 8:58 pm

Llewellian wrote:Ok. This definitly is something i havent seen before.... using Super Soakers as a Flame Thrower:

http://gprime.net/video.php/supersoakerflamethrower


Okay that is quite possibly the coolest thing I have seen in a good long while.
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Postby kinako mochi on Mon Mar 21, 2005 9:04 pm

Yeah, apparently BMW washer fluid is VERY flammable
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Postby Ryalyn on Wed Mar 23, 2005 6:27 am

I'm addicted to gprime now.

Especially the drum machine flash and the Puzzled Sheep game.

Wheee!!!! :D
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Postby Fhqwhgads on Wed Mar 23, 2005 6:57 am

*sob* I'M A SHEEP MURDERER!!! :cry:

Oh well. Lamb's pretty tasty. Specially in a gyro with cucumber sauce.

Mmmmmm.....gyros
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Postby kinako mochi on Wed Mar 23, 2005 11:59 am

Ryalyn wrote:Wheee!!!! :D


OOOOAAAAAAAAWWWWWW!!!!!1111 :D

The drum flash was an example of how imagination and a bit of technical knowhow make for the Wow. All the technical knowhow in the marble means zippo if you don't have a clear vision and a desire to stretch. And I'm such a sucker for the Cute, too. Duh, Japanese? *points at nose* :D

Yay! I'm a taiko fan as well! ;) Oh, in case you're wondering, the kanji above the tagline drummer at the beginning reads 'Tokyo Plastic'. :D
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Postby Fhqwhgads on Wed Mar 23, 2005 12:27 pm

kinako mochi wrote:Yay! I'm a taiko fan as well! ;)


Mmmmm....Kodo r00lz... :D

kinako mochi wrote:Oh, in case you're wondering, the kanji above the tagline drummer at the beginning reads 'Tokyo Plastic'. :D


...Aaaand yes I was. Thank you. :)
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Postby Kestralyn on Wed Mar 23, 2005 2:46 pm

kinako mochi wrote:Yay! I'm a taiko fan as well! ;)


Wow! That was so cool! Kinako, I don't know if you know of Fubuki Daiko (http://www.fubuki.ca/) out of Winnipeg, Manitoba, but they're really good.
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Postby kinako mochi on Wed Mar 23, 2005 3:18 pm

I'm a big fan of Kodo. Their stuff is the gold standard. Did you know to become a professional taiko drummer in Japan, you have to do everything outside of practice with your weak hand? In order to develop ambidexterity? Not only that, but some taiko performances are sitting in a half-situp position for many, many minutes, drumming furiously on top of that! They're in fantastic shape.

Twice a summer on Maui, there are o-bon festivals I used to attend with my family, the one in Lahaina with a taiko drummer. 'Yorokobi' from the Fubuki Daiko samples reminds me a lot of the beats I heard from that time. Doesn't it make you feel like kicking a knee up and waving your hands? Yorokobi means 'joy'. :D

I also am very viscerally moved by bells. Ringing the bell in the bell tower in my avatar, was the only time the kancho (archbishop) of Chozenji (at the time, Tanouye Tenshin Rotaishi, a fearsomely powerful martial artist and Zen master) complimented me in all of my fumblings at the dojo. Listening to hand bells(?) during the recent holiday season at the local botanical gardens was also an almost mystical experience. I think it has something to do with metal (my Chinese readings are heavily Metal). :)
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Postby Fhqwhgads on Thu Mar 24, 2005 6:37 am

Yeah, My wife and I got to see them live once when we were still living in Mpls. I saw them doing the half-situp stuff you're talking about...my abs hurt just watching them. :P

kinako mochi wrote:(my Chinese readings are heavily Metal)

I think I sat down and tried to figure mine out one time (years ago when I still in college) but don't remember the results. :-?
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Postby Kestralyn on Thu Mar 24, 2005 7:14 am

I got to see Kodo live a couple of years ago (we actually use one of their pieces as a fusion belly dance number -- always winds up with folks screaming!) and it was just amazing.

Fubuki Daiko has a different vibe, but they're marvelous. It is a more Western-ized show, simply because the performers are Western. But their sensai is a classically (is that the correct term?) trained taiko drummer from Japan, so they keep the spirit there. I wound up bouncing in my seat when I saw them live.

I've actually told my DH that if we ever wind up in a city with a dojo, we will be joining!
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Postby Ryalyn on Sat Mar 26, 2005 1:20 pm

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Have I mentioned how much I like this doll maker?

Look! It's a sexy, spring-timey me!

Well, not exactly . . . . Anyway . . . .
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Postby kinako mochi on Sat Mar 26, 2005 2:05 pm

Yay! Cuuute! :D
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Postby JiveBlues on Sat Mar 26, 2005 5:32 pm

Anyone seen this one? It's hilarious.

http://www.planearium2.de/flash/spstudio.html

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Postby Burger Nerf on Fri Apr 01, 2005 2:22 am

http://www.atomfilms.com/af/content/angry2_road_safety

Pablo spanked me (again--I'm a bad dog) 'cuz I posted this at the regular forum. But I had to Google to find Wapsi Pub!

ANYWAY, this thing's had me giggling for nights now. If you've ever seen British (or any other country's) children's traffic-safety videos, other parodies ("Don't Drive Your Car On The Pavement" from The Young Ones comes to mind)--or if you just like Aardman Animation's other works, dig in.

I think it's a howl, and hope you like it.
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Postby Fhqwhgads on Fri Apr 01, 2005 6:46 am

I was gonna post this earlier in the week but: Homestar goes nuts!

Creepy pants all the time get some! Everybody everybody longest pants! :lol:
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Postby Sionide on Fri Apr 01, 2005 1:52 pm

Possibly the most useful site on the Intarweb.

http://www.doineedajacket.com/

Do I Need A Jacket, tells you just that. You have to put your zip code in or nearest big city (for me London) and the site will tell you whether or not you need a Jacket. I mean, who cares about checking the weather forecast to see what exact temperature it is out?? No need, just need to know whether a jacket is needed :P Classic.
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Postby Fhqwhgads on Sat Apr 02, 2005 7:24 am

Oh, now THAT'S a sweet link.


*wanders off singing "You should wear a jacket today..."*
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