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? Serafín posts: 48
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<guitarplayer> ever since I returned from Canada I've preferred tapwater
<guitarplayer> because you don't usually get carbonated water in America it seems
<guitarplayer> so after months of drinking tapwater, I just stuck with it
<guitarplayer> since the tapwater here is reasonably good
<guitarplayer> and lugging some 9 kg of bottled water every couple of weeks also sucks
<Tanaphor> German man discovers drinking water
<guitarplayer> the thing is, my family's usually had antwater
<guitarplayer> and since that is normal here, I didn't really question it
<Tanaphor> guitarplayer confirmed for Arthur Aardvark
<Tanaphor> did you get antmilk in your babybottle
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<Whimemsz> "A joke dated c. AD 400, recently translated from Greek, shows similarities to the Parrot sketch. It was written by Hierocles and Philagrius and was included in a compilation of 265 jokes titled Philogelos: The Laugh Addict. In the Greek version, a man complains to a slave-merchant that his new slave has died. The slave-merchant replies, "When he was with me, he never did any such thing!"[9]"
<Whimemsz> that's a quality ancient joke
<@guitarplayer> Hierocles & Philagrius, Greek stand-up comedians of c. 400 AD
<@Tanaphor> What's the deal with trireme food?
<@Cev> I just sailed in from Cyprus and boy are my arms tired!
<@Cev> Because I was a galley slave!
<@Tanaphor> *rimshot*
<@Tanaphor> Ever notice how Athenians walk like this
<@Tanaphor> But abderites walk like *this*

<Smaug> I once threw an open container of apple sauce at someone as my bus was leaving in a Friday afternoon in high school
<Smaug> it hit a kid right in the face as he was walking to his mom's car
<Karch> poor guy
<Smaug> oh boy karch
<Smaug> I would throw rocks and batteries
<Smaug> spit gum at passing cars
<Smaug> I feel bad, because I remember that kid was looking really happy
<Smaug> he was having a great day, and the weekend had just started
<Karch> and them BAM!
<Smaug> precisely :)
<Smaug> on the other hand, it was the most perfect throw I've ever done
<Smaug> thrown with my right hand, on a moving bus, at a moving target
<Smaug> obviously God wanted that to happen

<Whimemsz> man, I need to, at some point, make Hikoomayii less of an Algonquian ripoff
<@Cev> Don't feel bad about making a conlang that's a natlang ripoff.
<@pharazon> every word i've ever said in this channel has been in a natlang-ripoff conlang and no one has noticed
<@pharazon> so don't worry about it

<Play> i have decided to derive the person markers in Poswa & Pabappa from evidential
<Play> so "i feel" becomes 1st person, "i see" becomes 3rd person, i forget what the 2nd person is
<@Cev> "i forget"
<@Cev> the best evidential

<@H13> i became incel long after i first had sex
<@H13> hashtag fuck the rules

<CUM_SIURAN> how fucked are you money-wise?
<pthag> how would i know how fucked i am
<pthag> the future contains unknown fuckers
<yng> I hope you are unfucked
<yng> soon
<yng> that the penis of misfortune
<yng> removes itself
<pthag> oh, another penis of misfortune may well be dicking me soon

<@Cev> https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DzQBMGKUYAAIsb7.jpg:large
<@Cev> phar you lived in Michigan
<@Cev> whats ur take on racist porn?

<@Cev> but yeah what even would be "racist porn"
<@Cev> actually let's fine out
@Cev goes to pornhub
<@Cev> (for science)
<@Cev> "Hoty Racist Chick Gets Black Dick Blind Folded And Loves It"
<@Cev> "White Girls Say The 'N' Word - Ultimate Compilation"
<@Cev> oh I am definiteyl watching this
<Whimemsz> thank you for doing so much science, Cev
<@pharazon> Whimemsz: but what about the replication crisis
<@pharazon> i had better try to duplicate these results

<Izambri> Naima this year Easter falls on
<Naima> this year easter falls on christmas?

<slereah-work> no spoilers plz
<slereah-work> otherwise I will spoil how you die
<@Cev> Slereah
<@Cev> How will I die?
<slereah-work> (It's diabetes)
<@Cev> o
<@Cev> that's not so bad
<@Cev> wait
<@Cev> Do I have any amputated limbs?
<slereah-work> Not even
<@Cev> whew
<slereah-work> v. bland
<slereah-work> The soda was the murderer all along
<@Cev> Delicious murder.

<@Cev> ah my stomach hurts
<@Cev> dang soda
<@Cev> dang diabetus
<YiffyRifters> [tanaphor] The prophecy
<YiffyRifters> [tanaphor] Has come true

<Play> he looks nothing like Hitler. obviously htey used makeup, hair dye etc, but i wonder how he got the part
<Ser> all you need is the moustache
<Ser> you can even cast a black man as Hitler, just need the moustache
<pthag> pls don't cast robert mugabe as hitler

<@guitarplayer> https://twitter.com/DannyDutch/status/1096333538557874177
<Whimemsz> poor pufferfish
<Whimemsz> is there no sea creature dolphins won't abuse?!
<Tanaphor> I will take one for the team
<Tanaphor> Dolphins, come abuse me
<Tanaphor> No one else has to suffer

<@pharazon> I'm at a lesbian bar but they have monogender bathrooms
<@pharazon> My male privilege :(
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#isharia / 1-feb-2019
<Cev> pthag
<pthag> cev
<Cev> If you and I were to play chess
<Cev> and if you were to intentionally maneuver me such that I cannot make any movies whatsoever without placing my king into check (which is illegal)
<Cev> What is that?
<Cev> You win, right?
<pthag> that is called checkmate
<Cev> Yes.
<Cev> That is called checkmate.
<Cev> And you win.
<Cev> this fucking stupid fucking chess app I got on my fucking phone
<Cev> thinks that that is stalemate
<Cev> and is a "draw"
<pthag> well
<Cev> You can call it "stalemate" if you want
<pthag> did it happen after like n repeated iterations
<Cev> But it is not a fucking draw
<pthag> of the same move
<Cev> No
<pthag> idk the autistic details of stalemate
<pthag> do u still have the board
<pthag> or did u throw ur phone into a piece of agriculture

<Cev> I haven't seen what this conversation is
<Cev> But I agree with whimsz
<Cev> screw people

#isharia / 18-feb-2019
<Cev> I do get confused when people talk about like, bubble universes
<Cev> It always seems like from what they say that the universe should have an edge
<Cev> and I'm like ok what's at the edge
<Cev> is it a wall?
<Cev> a big beautiful wall?
<Cev> is it heaven?
<Cev> maybe it's heaven
<miekko> imagine a situation where the universe forms some kind of closed surface
<miekko> e.g. a 3-sphere or a 3-torus or somesuch
<Cev> Right, it doesn't— at least SEEM to me— that that's what they mean though
<miekko> this is at least an interpretation that should make sense
<miekko> now, we could imagine there being other universes with similar topologies
<miekko> existing in some kind of "meta-universe"
<miekko> heck, maybe even a flat plane universe
<miekko> that extends forever in this meta-univesre
<miekko> anyways, so
<miekko> we could imagine strange things like a spherical universe embedded within a spherical universe
<miekko> or a spherical universe within a toroidal universe
<miekko> toroidal universes that pass through each other's "holes"
<Cev> giggity
<miekko> these universes are called 'gay' universes
<Cev> Is that the technical term used by cosmologists?
<miekko> yes.
<miekko> they seriously hope we do not live in such a universe.
<Izambri> homophobic
<Cev> Yeah me too
<miekko> in case we do, the catholic church has prepared an ARSEnal of weapons of mass destruction to utterly destroy the universe
<Izambri> "Darling I hope our universe isn't gay"

<Izambri> Naima Arabian dicks
<Naima> arabian dicks would be less of an issue since when you bake them they poof up with wicked cotton mouth and i must say i liked it )
<Izambri> ugh
<Yatalac> thanks naima
<Naima> thanks freud in particular i mean if you're making up a stereotype for coboi movie

<guitarplayer> Tanaphor: so how's your website going?
<Tanaphor> guitarplayer : Well I try to update it once in a while
<Tanaphor> But lack of time and motivation makes it hard
<Tanaphor> I should make some meth rly

Breaking Bad, Updating Worse
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#isharia / 22-feb-2019
<Tanaphor> Jesus Christ why are modern appliances so hard to take apart
<CUM_SIURAN> it's a new era now
<guitarplayer> Tanaphor: because you're supposed to rebuy rather than repair~
<Tanaphor> It's not an iphone it's a fucking vibrator
<Cev> Why don't you use one of your other 49 vibrators?
<Tanaphor> Cev : not the same horsepower

← guitarplayer ha sortit (Quit: I wish you a pleasant time while my location on this planet does not face its star)
? Whimemsz posts: 60
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<Tanaphor> help
<Tanaphor> I made too many macaronis
<Tanaphor> I may die
<Tanaphor> of pasta poisoning
<Radius> you'll be pasta point of no return

<Whimemsz> man Piraha is such a fake language
<Whimemsz> there's no way it's real
<Whimemsz> one of these days we're gonna learn it was all an elaborate hoax
<@cev> I don't feel that way about Piraha
<@cev> I feel that way about the ridiculous fucking, like
<@cev> Secret Phoneme
<@cev> it has
<Whimemsz> the raspberry phoneme or whatever?
<@cev> "The language has a secret phoneme that I never once heard in 30 years living among them because they all restrained themselves from saying it when I was within earshot all the time, every day." "Really, what is it?" "*makes ridiculous farting noise with mouth*"

<@guitarplayer> ofc our doors are also different from those in America
<@cev> they don't open from the inside?
<Smaug> hinges are on the top
<Smaug> you secure it with a hook
<@guitarplayer> the door leaf doesn't close into the frame
<@guitarplayer> because the hinge is outside of the frame
<@guitarplayer> not built into it
<@cev> This is what gp has to go through each time he wants to enter or leave his house:
<@cev> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=15MHyZ1RH-A&t=1m04s

<Tanaphor> Help
<Tanaphor> This is the most boringest conversation of all times
<Tanaphor> I may have to commit suicide
<Tanaphor> to escape discussing door hinges
<Whimemsz> I agree with Tanaphor, let's talk about something else
<Tanaphor> Oh look
<Tanaphor> the two jews agree on something
<Tanaphor> Suspiscious

<Laptop_Cev> btw for real it wasn't until like 2 weeks ago that I learned that the knights Templar and the knights Hospitaller were named because they were associated with a temple and a hospital respectively
<Laptop_Cev> I'm really dumb, man.
<Laptop_Cev> Like really dumb.
<@pharazon> wait til you find out they were knights

<Tanaphor> Phew
<Tanaphor> that was a spooky hour
<Tanaphor> PC wouldn't boot back up
<Tanaphor> had to remove a RAM bar
<Tanaphor> mb it's shot I dunno
<Ser> Tanaphor: time to save all the porn files
<Tanaphor> That is slander but also accurate

<@Legion> Izambri > those aren't dildos, those are external vibrators
<@Legion> (unless you're very brave)
<Tanaphor> Well I mean
<Tanaphor> you can use it internally
<Tanaphor> (I have done so)
<@Legion> (you're very brave)
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#isharia / 3-mar-2019
<Whimemsz> there's plenty much more to come? I thought they were tabulating their scores??
<Cevv> this is the men's physique I think
<Cevv> after this is the bikini international
<Cevv> and then the strongman classic
<Whimemsz> oh
<Cevv> I wonder if Hafþor Bjornsson will be there
<Play> i've heard of him. he lifted and carried an anchor or something
<Cevv> ya he's famous because he was on game of thrones
<Play> most tall men are thin, but he is both extremely tall and very muscular
<pharazon> are you sure it was the same guy
<pharazon> there are probably 100 Hafþor Bjornssons in iceland and they all carry anchors
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#isharia / 3-mar-2019
<Cev> ok so it looks like the euro shift is taking over
<Cev> later
← Cev ha sortit (Quit:)
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#isharia / 27-mar-2019
<Play> we might be able to genetically engineer a species of plankton that eats those things and secretes other pollutants that will either evaporate or sink
<Tanaphor> if we want a species to eat a big block of congealed fat why not ask Americans
<Whimemsz> >
<Izambri> hohohohoh
<Tanaphor> Take THAT

#isharia / 28-mar-2019
<tanaphor-work> Naima elves
<Naima> elves are like allah.
<Izambri> Elrond making salaat in the middle of Rivendell when Gandalf and the Dwarves arrive at dusk
<Izambri> such view
<Izambri> and Arwen with a burka fighting the Ringwraiths
<Izambri> very appropriate
<Izambri> Naima dwarves
<Naima> dwarves
<Izambri> Naima hobbits
<Naima> hobbits have five or more vowels and an archiphoneme /ʕ/
<tanaphor-work> Naima dwarf
<Naima> dwarf planets have that too; the discriminating criteria is "having cleared their neighborhood of similar mass objects to be a criminal, yes
<tanaphor-work> CRIMES
<Izambri> criminal Pluto
<Izambri> the rough side of the solar system
<Izambri> Naima Uruk-hai
<Naima> uruk-hai fight at the end of the video has the toilet exploding because they threw in the sodium and flushed down the toilet afterwards. she was nice of course u don't engage w/ goth culture enough imo
<Izambri> hahahah
<Izambri> so good
<tanaphor-work> those vandals
<Izambri> yeah, it's the very concept, it has all it needs to have: Uruk-hai, exploding toilets and goth culture
<tanaphor-work> it works on many levels
<tanaphor-work> The Uruk-hai are orcs, modelled on the barbarian invaders
<tanaphor-work> such as the goths and the vandals
<tanaphor-work> vandals are prone to destroy toilets
<tanaphor-work> it is all connected

#isharia / 30-mar-2019
<tiramisu> https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/03/29/dinosaur-fossils-discovered-day-asteroid-hit-e...
<tiramisu> this is kind of cool
<tiramisu> like apparently these fossils didn't even just starve to death, but they died violently in a rain of fire and brimstone and despair
<Tanaphor> "ouch!"
<tiramisu> I hope some of them were fossilized with facial expressions expressing their shock and terror at their imminent death
<Izambri> their aggrieved and scandalized face expressions for such a rude event
<Tanaphor> tiramisu : Here is a photo of the preserved fossil
<Tanaphor> dinosaur.jpg
<Izambri> One of the dinosaurs saying, seconds before dying, "Oh, dear... That's my third monocle this week"
<tiramisu> they must have felt so betrayed by the Earth that they had loved so much, now giving them up to the violent cruelties of its moodswings
<Izambri> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CdCq1rAjLIg
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<@pharazon> Just passed a guy on the sidewalk raving about Koreans and Chinese in a faux-Asian accent
<@Cev> sure he wasn't just Japanese?
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<Tanaphor> I like how in veterinary booklets they make you write the name of the pet
<Tanaphor> Writing MITTENS in this very serious document
<@pharazon> today we honor the noble dog who gave his life in saving 5 children from a burning building
<@pharazon> mr floofers

<Tanaphor> Back from zee doctor
<Tanaphor> I now have
<Tanaphor> SICK DAYS
<Cevv> what do you have
<Tanaphor> angina
<Cevv> you too?
<Cevv> I'm gonna end up being the only cis in this channel in not too long

<Ser> On the Semantics-Pragmatics Interface (2019) https://i.imgur.com/sIYjBfT.jpg

<Tanaphor> books more like boobs
<@guitarplayer> whynotboth.gif
<Ser> boobs-on-books
<Ser> I'm trying to find an image of a girl with her breasts resting on a thick open book
<Ser> can't find any
<Ser> let's say I paid some girl to take a picture of herself with her tits out resting on a book
<Ser> what would be a good choice of book
<Tanaphor> A tale of two titties
<Tanaphor> it was the breast of times
<Tanaphor> it was the worst of times

<Ser> seriously though, no suggestions for the book other than Dickens?
<Tanaphor> Finnegan's Wank

<@Cev> Which is why I think the whole "arranged marriages in hunter-gatherers" thing is a red herring
<@Cev> when it comes to instinctive human female mate choice preferences
<@Cev> The instinct is clearly *there* and it didn't just spring out of nowhere
<@Cev> Those elephants must be using those tusks for SOMETHING
<tiramisu> maybe they're just for being pretty!
<tiramisu> like boobies.
<tiramisu> and massive penises that don't fit inside you.
<@Cev> You underestimate me

<@Cev> oh apparently there is a line in The Prisoner of Azkaban that explicitly says Hermione is white?
<Whimemsz> what's the line?
<@Cev> "Herminoe's white face was sticking out from behind a tree."
<Tanaphor> is there a line about Dumbledore's straight face, too?

<Yatalac> holy shit
<Yatalac> rhetorica
<Yatalac> i feel like i've seen the loch ness monster
<Rhetorike> we are all the loch ness monster

<@Cev> rhetorica was just quoting J Robert Oppenheimer
<@Cev> after the atomic bomb he said "Now we are all the loch ness monster"
<Rhetorike> yes
<Rhetorike> we are become loch ness, destroyer of f-stop
<@Cev> oh wait wikipedia says that it was Kenneth Bainbridge who said that
<Rhetorike> yeah, oppenheimer said the line i just quoted
<Whimemsz> oh, apparently Oppenheimer didn't say it at the time
<Whimemsz> I didn't know that
<Whimemsz> he just thought about it
<@pharazon> do you think he regretted not saying it
<@pharazon> i mean you don't get a chance like that very often
<@Cev> I bet he was going to but then Bainbridge stepped on his dick before he had the chance
<@Cev> and ruined the moment
<Whimemsz> yeah probably
<Whimemsz> what a jerk
<@pharazon> it was probably kind of awkward
<@pharazon> like they all had some line prepared
<@pharazon> and everyone tried to say theirs at the same time
<@Cev> yeah like I bet Fermi was all ready to quote the line from the Bible where it talked about God punishing the unbelievers with loch ness monsters

<Smaug> I'm reading a book about Minas Gerais during the first republic
<Smaug> it turns out that the state was very boring.
<Smaug> in other states you had communists and anarchists running amok
<Smaug> blood feuds
<Smaug> civil wars
<@pharazon> First republic
<@pharazon> Was that after the line of Gondor failed
<Smaug> phar it gets even worse
<Smaug> Brazil's first republic is also known as the Old Republic
<Izmabri> Minas Anor, Minas Ithil and Minas Gerais. The three great cities of the Elder Days.

<@Legion> Bach has a lot of famous compositions but, it's only a tiny bit of all the stuff he composed (over 1000 known compositions)
<CUM_SIURAN> what's the worst thing bach composed
<Tanaphor> CUM_SIURAN : Fart Noises in A minor
<@Legion> you're thinking of Mozart
<@Legion> *historical joke*

<CUM_SIURAN> I'm glad that you, a queer man, agree with me about whether a cartoon rat in a children's tv show seems like he would be plausibly gay

<Play> tomorrow itll say "Did You Know .... the Voynich manuscript has been deciphered? And it only took 2 hours!"
<Tanaphor> Someone noticed that we've been holding it upside down the whole time
<Tanaphor> and it was actually plain English
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<Isambri> well, I saw a ufo when I was a child. I wasn't abducted, but all I saw was those little guys putting large boxes into the ufo
<Isambri> it wasn't much exciting
<Slereah> Isambri : That's how the cargo cult starts

<Tanaphor> I don't want to sound too french, but
<Tanaphor> my baguette tastes weird

<twabs> so if you fail to correctly break down a word into its component morphemes, is that a segmentation fault?

<tiramisu> that's OK because Eid al-Adha is a Genesis celebration!
<Tanaphor> do you mean the console or the band
<Tanaphor> or the Star Trek II device
<tiramisu> whichever one predates Islam

<guitarplayer> i'm pagromming a db for my dissertation data
<H13> sounds unpleasant
<tanaphor-work> SELECT german FROM ja WHERE adj = gut
<tanaphor-work> SORT BY ordnung

<Cevv> I hear they can grow imitation bavarian meat in labs now
<pthagnar> it's called leberkase
<pthagnar> and plausible
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<kauntetetons8t> she was in her mid-20s and i adored her with every fiber of my being
<kauntetetons8t> unfortunately my dad was her boss so...
<Whimemsz> also you were 15
<kauntetetons8t> yes.


<pthag> i have seen a convincing chromodynamic argument that is based on the colour hexagram
<pthag>    RED ORANGE
<pthag> VIOLET              YELLOW
<pthag>  BLUE GREEN
<pthag> and u will observe it goes mario _____ wario luigi _____ waluigi
<pthag> and so ppl have tried to fill in the blank with theoretical particles
<pthag> however, the two missing places are blue and orange
<pthag> which are obviously tails and sonic
<pthag> u will agree that this explains all phenomena in a much more pasimonious manner
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<Tanaphor> I'm guessing they couldn't get the original actor for Bambi's dad because he's probably been dead for 50 years

<Izambri> I recommend you all Henry James' The Sacred Fount. You'll hate it.

<Ser> regard can mean manhole in French
<yng> ahh I see
<Ser> not surprising
<yng> can it?
<Whimemsz> the French are manhole experts, just ask Slereah

<tiramisu> hey did the bees ever come back?
<tiramisu> I heard they were having a comeback
<tiramisu> but I haven't heard any updates on that comeback
<Cevv> Yeah Honey Nut Cheerios saved them all.
<tiramisu> :'D
<Cevv> We need to start a letter-writing campaign to get Honey Nut Cheerios to #BringBackTheGarterSnakes
<Cevv> If our leaders aren't going to get anything done, then it's time we turn to cereal companies.
<tiramisu> but I haven't yet ended my letter-writing campaign to get Honey Nut Cheerios to #ImpeachTrump

<Play> tomorrow itll say "Did You Know .... the Voynich manuscript has been deciphered? And it only took 2 hours!"
<Tanaphor> Someone noticed that we've been holding it upside down the whole time
<Tanaphor> and it was actually plain english

<cevv> People treat everything as if it's a new phenomenon
<Tanaphor> That reminds me of that maymay
<Tanaphor> About a LIFEHACK
<Tanaphor> And the lifehack was that if u plant tomato seeds u get more tomatoes

<Slereah> the brain is the butt of the soul, guitarplayer

<dhok> wonder what his native language was
<dhok> gaulish?
<dhok> when did gaulish die out
<Tanaphor> 1970

<@Legion> "Missionary works in Nias such as those performed by the German Protestant Rhenish Missionary Society as well as the Roman Catholics had been responsible to the destruction of Niassan wooden statues as well the suppression of unique culture of Nias society e.g. ancestor worship, magical practices, the Owasa festivals (noblemen rank-elevation festivals) headhunting and slave trading."
<@Legion> what a sentence
<@Legion> at first you're like "that's awful" and then "wait..."

<@Cev> At least it isn't a past tense imperative though
<@Cev> That would be dumb
<Radius> are you kidding
<Radius> i feel the lack of past tense imperative all the time on the internet
<@Cev> really?
<Radius> English is lacking in ways to tell someone to have fucked off long ago
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#isharia / 31-jul-2019

<Ser> I would like to inquire more about said Central American porn site.

<guitarplayer> can we for once please stop associating EVERY FUCKING THING I say with the nazis just on behalf of being German
<Cevv> gp is yelling again
just like hitler
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I'm not sure how I feel about this board's representation of
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<@ayyub> the first result when I search that is a user on nofap.com
<twabs> it's h13
<@ayyub> Fapstronaut, Male, 23
<twabs> definitely h13

<Ser> well, Brazil still has hunter-gatherer tribes in the Amazon
<Ser> are they taxed
<Smaug> no
<Smaug> they have some kind of sovereignty
<Smaug> because there are still, like, Indians who still bury children alive to appease the spirits or something
<Smaug> […] stopping it is controversial
<Ser> Chesterton's Fence, guys

<Play> hmm
<Play> Im writing about a war whose winning side is an all-male army whose ideology states that only women can hold power in the government and that men must always obey their wives
<Play> i didnt really think this through

<Tanaphor> I have met many cosmic entities
<Tanaphor> during the travels to the astral plane
<Tanaphor> mostly they go on about nonsense
<pthag> much like material entities
<Tanaphor> So far no cosmic wisdom
<Tanaphor> v. disappointing
<pthag> the problem is u
<pthag> if u were mystical enough u could evoke cosmic wisdom fom every day dreams and events
<Tanaphor> Entirely too prosaic alas
<pthag> i am so mystical that i have a cut on my hand that keeps bleeding except instead of mystery blood it bleeds chocolate
<pthag> solve this mystery if u can
<Tanaphor> are u a gingerbread man

<Tanaphor> When the normies make a flag it's gonna look more like the Hezbollah flag
<Tanaphor> https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/0/08/Flag_of_Hezbollah.svg
<Tanaphor> Just raw text, guns and thunderous erections
<Tanaphor> they care not for vexillology and common decency
<Tanaphor> "The logo also incorporates several other objects, namely a globe, a book, a sword, and a seven-leafed branch."
<Tanaphor> None of those objects explain the thunderous erection
<Tanaphor> why won't they address it
<Ser> well, it doesn't look much like an erection
<Ser> in contrast with https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Islamic_Revolutionary_Guard_Corps
<Tanaphor> Are you refering to the Iran vagina
<Tanaphor> apparently the Iran vagina is a very stylized Allah
<Tanaphor> Is there any occult significance to this
<Tanaphor> Oh wait
<Tanaphor> If you look very closely at it it's actually a vagina and also a sword going in a butt
<Tanaphor> Fraught with symbolism
<pthagphone> islamic occultism is its own game
<Whimemsz> Fraught, Lisa...or Freud?
<Tanaphor> Sometimes a sword going in a butt is just a sword going in a butt

<cevv> In a thousand years English will be an extinct and undocumented language and the only recordings of it will be Hanson and Bone Thuz N Harmony songs
<Legion> thousand years seem short
<Legion> surely after spoken English has passed away written English will linger as the liturgical language of baptists for a millenia or two
<cevv> Lec: Yes but they'll lose all of their bibles
<cevv> So they'll end up desperately trying to phonetically recite Hanson and Bone Thugz N Harmony lyrics
<cevv> wondering what secrets they hold

<dhok> you can become a congresscritter at 25 in the house
<dhok> senator at 30
<dhok> pthag is there any minimum age requirement for MPs
<pthag> probably
<pthag> i doubt they would let a toddler be an mp
<pthag> but who can say
<dhok> that historical primary source Blackadder informs me that william pitt the younger was nine
<dhok> at the time of his premiership
<pthag> you're forgetting william pitt the even younger
<dhok> oh yes
<dhok> do age requirements prevent prince andrew from bestowing seats in the Lords upon his lovers
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<Barsuga> My gang name is Ram Bam
<Ser> Barsuga: is that a double-joke on "ram [the] bum" and Maimonides?
<Barsuga> Ser : Also my fursona is a sheep
<Barsuga> It works on many levels

<Smaug_> a lot of these He-Man stories involve people trusting Skeletor, which is implausible in the sxtreme
<Smaug_> he's a purple man with a floating skull for a head who is always cackling
<Radius> sounds trustworthy enough to me
<Radius> he should challenge trump for the republican nomination, i bet he coud win it
<Smaug_> I'd vote for Skeletor
<Radius> note how his name anagrams to "elektors"

<CUM_SIURAN> Cevfr: your nick is slightly different every day
<Cevfr> You can't cross the same river twice.
<Barsuga> You can
<Barsuga> I have done so
<Ducane> Impossible
<Smaug> no, very possible
<Smaug> you do it once in the physical world, and again in your imagination
<pharazon> Maybe the river goes in a circle and the same water was flowing by the next time
<pharazon> What if it was frozen
<Smaug> Mathematician solves the paradox of the river with one simple trick! Philosophers hate him!
<pharazon> 😎

<Cevfr> It is possibly even more unfunny than the "Nobody:" joke
<pharazon> What is the joke
<Cevfr> Go to literally any youtube video and read the first 100 comments.
<CUM_SIURAN> it's more of a meme template than a joek
<Rad[]> yeah
<Rad[]> it highlights that something is coming from left field or random or unprompted, but i don't fully get the purpose of framing a bunch of things that way
<Cevfr> well what annoys me is how exaprevalent it is
<Cevfr> "the first 100 comments" is almost literally true in many cases
<Rad[]> is it possible for something to be only gigaprevalent
<Cevfr> yeah
<Cevfr> things like bacteria
<Cevfr> It goes mice < invertebrates < bacteria < members of the countably infinite set < unfunny jokes
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<Tanaphor> I once looked up how they tested breast implants on animals
<Tanaphor> And was disappointed to find out they don't give rats a giant pair of tits
<CUM_SIURAN> of course you did
<CUM_SIURAN> of course you were

<pthag> barabbas is an exemplary scapegoat, because he committed the sins of israel
<Tanaphor> all of them?
<Tanaphor> He had a busy day

<Cev> i'm ready
<Cev> got my graham crackers and jug of milk and mountain dew
<Radius> okay rdy
<Cev> and I have toothpicks jammed in between each of my front bottom teeth because it gives me pseudosexual pleasure
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<Cevt> There are— I guess?— cases in which depending on which anatomical feature you pick you can find synapomorphies supporting entirely irreconcilable trees
<Cevt> Leading one to only conclude that at various points in time a wizard visited earth and caused various lineages to independently evolve identical structures in differing samplings
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<Barsuga> Can we just give knives to monkeys and see what happens

<tanaphor-work> I wonder if you could get enough feral children to get together and form a little tribe
<tanaphor-work> and then u study them
<tanaphor-work> see how well they do
<tanaphor-work> As usual most of my anthropology ideas involve kidnapping

<Barsuga> Who was the antiquity Hitler
<Whimemsz> everyone

<@Cev> phar is Norbert Wiener (lol Wiener)'s book on Cybernetics comprehensible to normies like me at all or is it written in Akkadian like Neumann's book on game theory?
<@pharazon> No idea
<@pharazon> It’s not about Lyndon Johnson so who cares
<tiramisu> you say that like Akkadian is a hard language

<Legion> Keanu Reeves only accepted because of the big paycheck he'll be able to give away to puppy orphanages

<tiramisu> why would Trump be in a hotel he didn't own?
<@pharazon> I’ve been to hotels I didn’t own

<@Legion> oh youtube has been lying for years
<@Legion> they lie about their customer service being humans when most of the time you're talking to a bot
<@Legion> they lie about them demonetizing video that contain the word "gay" in the title
<@Legion> for all we know youtube doesn't even exist and it was all a lie
<@Legion> it was just dailymotion all along

<tanaphor-work> My great-grandfather had a Hitler moustache
<tanaphor-work> Although back then they only called it "What future generations will call a Hitler moustache"