Fishin' in the stream of consciousness (all-purpose, no topic chat thread)

Discussion in 'General Chatter' started by Wiwaxia, Oct 28, 2015.

  1. Kodachi

    Kodachi Well-Known Member

    I designed a chopping optimized sword that I'd like to make someday. Double edged, with one edge thin and razor sharp, the other more axe-like.

    Steel Furnature Wood Grip.PNG
     
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  2. Elaienar

    Elaienar "sorta spooky"

    That looks seriously cool.
     
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  3. ChelG

    ChelG Well-Known Member

    I WANT
     
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  4. Wormwitch

    Wormwitch I'm literally Mulder.

    I miss being able to walk places.
     
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  5. Ink

    Ink Well-Known Member

    Why are you unable to?
     
  6. jacktrash

    jacktrash absentee sperglord

    that is BAD ASS. i will buy one if you make it.
     
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  7. Silver Sheep

    Silver Sheep IIIIIIIIIIIIIII

    "Is it a breach of consent to trick someone into thinking you're cheating with them, when actually you're in an open relationship?"

    ("I don't know. ... I'm going to ask Kintsugi.")
     
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  8. jacktrash

    jacktrash absentee sperglord

    i think it’s just a dick move
     
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  9. TheOwlet

    TheOwlet A feathered pillow filled with salt and science

    Yeah honestly that sounds like the sort of bullshit headgames I wouldn't want to play with someone to begin with.
     
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  10. Wormwitch

    Wormwitch I'm literally Mulder.

    Nothings walkable here it’s a bit in the middle of nowhere. I’ve only lived with my cousin for a few months and I’m already looking to move again. I miss living close to a downtown area.
     
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  11. whyguy

    whyguy blarg

    there was an really extensive lightning storm last night where I live and I'm still so pleased to have witnessed it (especially bc I seemed to have gotten away with it without getting a barometric migraine, knock on wood)
     
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  12. ChelG

    ChelG Well-Known Member

    Does anyone else think Sucker Punch is basically Fight Club for girls?
     
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  13. Verily

    Verily a very ineffective hitman

    Consent is obviously extremely important, but it’s probably not the most useful way to frame everything that’s important to a healthy relationship. Honesty and trust are pretty damn fundamental. Consideration for your partner(s)’s feelings is also vital, as is respect for them as a person with a responsibility to their own needs and desires, as well as their growth and fulfillment of their potential as they understand it. Mutual investment in a mutually desirable future with your partner(s) in which you share your lives meaningfully is gonna become quite important for anything that’s any kind of lasting relationship.

    If you’re lying to someone about the basic circumstances of the relationship? You are completely failing at all of those things.

    You could probably frame it as a lack of consent by arguing that because the person was not informed, they literally cannot decide whether to consent. But I think that with a situation like this in which someone is really obviously doing something hurtful, if you find yourself arguing over the exact meaning of a word and whether it’s applicable, the conversation has probably drifted away from the point. Semantics are not always something to argue about when you can’t figure out what you’re actually in disagreement with or what you’re really trying to say, but they are a pretty compelling distraction when that does happen. It’s worth considering, ime.

    It may not matter if you can agree on whether this is a useful situation to understand in terms of consent. The underlying ideas that you mean to reference when you invoke whatever word you would prefer to use in this discussion are far more important. You don’t have to agree on the usage and relative importance of individual vocabulary words to explain and understand what each person intends to reference, regardless of whether you’re using the exact same words in the exact same way or think it’s the best term for the discussion.
     
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  14. jacktrash

    jacktrash absentee sperglord

    with way better special effects

    fight club would've been much improved by ghost samurai and steampunk tanks imo
     
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  15. ChelG

    ChelG Well-Known Member

    I can't think of any movies that wouldn't!
     
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  16. Saro

    Saro Where is wizard hut

     
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  17. LadyNighteyes

    LadyNighteyes Wicked Witch of the Radiant Historia Fandom

    I'd say "I can't believe Buster is a high-level barbarian," but I can completely believe Buster is a high-level barbarian.
     
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  18. Acey

    Acey draw the line dividing laugh and scream

    I haven’t watched the video yet but I read this and thought of Buster from Arthur, and honestly I feel like he’d be more of a bard. :P

    ...Actually for all I know that’s exactly who you’re talking about
     
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  19. LadyNighteyes

    LadyNighteyes Wicked Witch of the Radiant Historia Fandom

    This is Buster, a.k.a. The Goob.
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    He's an idiot.
     
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  20. Acey

    Acey draw the line dividing laugh and scream

    Okay yeah, that’s definitely a high-level barbarian.
     
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