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

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

  1. jacktrash

    jacktrash spherical sockbox

    i didn't know jeremy renner was inadvertently hilarious.
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  2. I didn’t know Jeremy renner
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  3. Verily

    Verily a very ineffective hitman

    I can’t say I know much more about Jeremy Renner now than I did before, but I do feel bad for him alongside the stunned hilarity of everything that went into creating a reality so bizarre that this could happen.

    Unless Jeremy Renner secretly owns EscapeX, the app creator, I have a suspicion that they’re taking advantage of him as well as his fans. I can’t imagine what went into the business articles discussing this company as the next big thing. Did they accept money to say that or are they actually that bad at their jobs? The app design looks deeply uninspired where it isn’t broken or actively predatory or both simultaneously. This is very obviously not a good product made by people who give a shit about what it might mean to both fans or celebrities to promise a personal connection. The best case scenario is the fans feel only a little lied to and the celebrity feels only slightly totally overwhelmed. It’s kinda funny as far as dumpster fires go because of the sheer absurdity, but seriously, who here imagines that they aren’t hard selling as many celebrities as they can corner just as aggressively and underhandedly as they’re treating the users?

    So don’t invest in EscapeX I guess. It’s on fire and it’s garbage. That’s my super helpful business advice for the day.
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  4. GlassesBlu

    GlassesBlu Jaskier, you're ok :)

    Gfhrh telenovela plot but furry and animated

    My friend worked on some of this!!! Im so proud <3
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  5. Emma

    Emma Your resident resident

    I am going to watch LOADS of Phineas and Ferb this weekend on my trial subscription of Disney+!

    :D :D :D

    I seriously love Phineas and Ferb, the jokes are funny and the music in the series is excellent!
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  6. GlassesBlu

    GlassesBlu Jaskier, you're ok :)

    i dont rly watch markiplier anymore, but I caught some recent vids of his cause he played some pixel horror (my bro was watchin those vids and laughin, n hey Id like a laugh too), and it was v annoying to hear him mention several times abt 'you don't need great graphics to make horror!' and im like pls markiplier, theres more to graphics than the number of polygons to this shit

    I tried watching some other vids, he has a series where he checks out small indie horror stuff, and he just keeps mentioning the thing abt the graphics, rly turned me off from watching more vids

    Like even before when I used to watch him regularly he'd say the same thing

    my friend puts it well, "Graphics don’t mean shit, art direction does"
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  7. jacktrash

    jacktrash spherical sockbox

    in which a chef is surprisingly not completely terrible at metalworking. @Kodachi :D
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  8. Kodachi

    Kodachi Well-Known Member

    I forget if I've shared this one before:
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  9. jacktrash

    jacktrash spherical sockbox

    holy crap that's gorgeous

    i don't understand how the mosaic damascus works, i wish they'd showed more of that
  10. Kodachi

    Kodachi Well-Known Member

    Basically, you do up some damascus, then cut it and stack it in a pattern, and forge weld it together again.

    You can also make your chunks with the canister method:
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  11. jacktrash

    jacktrash spherical sockbox

    yeah, i got that much from googling, but it's hard to visualize for me. i'd like to see it done.
  12. Kodachi

    Kodachi Well-Known Member

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  13. Kodachi

    Kodachi Well-Known Member

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  14. jacktrash

    jacktrash spherical sockbox

    that? is COOL. thanks for finding the video for me!

    i feel like i should repay you with some cool fiber nerd videos, you know, specialty for specialty? except all the fiber nerds talk so goddamn much their videos are a huge bore. tempts me to try and make better ones, but i know nothing about video making.
  15. jacktrash

    jacktrash spherical sockbox

    hey check out this miracle, a fiber vid with no talking at all! it's only a minute and a half long, which i reckon is about how long fiber nerds can shut up for.
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  16. Kodachi

    Kodachi Well-Known Member

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  17. jacktrash

    jacktrash spherical sockbox

  18. GlassesBlu

    GlassesBlu Jaskier, you're ok :)

    Silly video about a guy testing out the weird techniques instagram ads do for his own ads and surprising himself
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  19. Everett

    Everett local rats so small, so tiny

    Would you like to be spooked by houses? This is very neat
    (There are some spoilers for the media discussed in the vid, see the youtube description for what sections are spoiled)

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  20. Deresto

    Deresto Gauche and Insecure

    I can't seems to word it correctly for Google so I'll ask y'all fine folks instead:

    I have this thing, where sometimes if I see or remember something, another sense comes with it (for example the sight of dough or dough-like colors make me smell pumpkin spices, especially cloves; or a picture of a sheep makes me literally feel like I'm petting something soft even though I've never pet a sheep)

    I keep getting results for a sense (usually smell) causing a memory, not the other way around, and while I get that too I still don't know what the former reaction is other than saying it is a Very Different Feeling.
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