Recent posts by fractalman on Kongregate

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Topic: Off-topic / That quote... Is supreme...

DALEKS ARE SUPREME! EXTERMINATE! EXTERMINATE!”

 
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Topic: Off-topic / "Recipient This user can't receive shouts and whispers" (Quick SUPER HARD minigame thread)

Originally posted by tHErofLwaffLe:

It’s what happens when you try to message the Kongregate account.

Wow that was hard :Kappa:

And thus I learn a random piece of trivia.

{goes and tests it}

 
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Topic: Off-topic / Illuminati

Oh, my, conspiracy theories.

Evidence, HARD evidence, or odds are your nutzo. or pretending to be nutzo.

Oh, I’m not denying the possibility that some conspiracy theories are correct. Unfortunately, there’s so much in the way of nutzo theories out there that don’t hold water under even the least amount of hard inspection…that even giving a passing glance to each and every conspiracy theory takes too much time.

 
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Topic: Off-topic / How good are you at detecting sarcasm on the internet? (Debate thread)

Originally posted by Reginleifx:
Originally posted by aguspal:

I am decent enough, but you know what, I think it has a lot to do with how the one delivering the sarcasm does than how good you are at spotting it.

Its very, VERY hard to do, in fact. Like, almost impossible, unless the person begin sarcastic uses a slime “;)” or something like that…

Either that or you end up thinking he/she is a retard, LOL.

Why would anyone use one of these?

“Blorble!”

-Slog the Slime, in The Warrens of Oric the Awesome

 
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Topic: Off-topic / Why do we share this world with Psycopaths

Originally posted by Ubermorgen:

b. (scientific explanation) Evolution is a blind, messy idiot, and we don’t yet understand enough about how our brains work to fix whatever went wrong.

Non-criminal psychopaths make more rational decisions because they’re not affected by feelings. Manipulation helps them assemble people around projects. It’s an evolutionary advantage more than anything.

Hm. I need to check my dictionary then, make sure we’re using the same definition of psychopath…

Nah, too much work.

 
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Topic: Off-topic / Caw

I thought the days of the crows were over.

 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / Minimum Definition of God

Maybe we should seek to classify various hypothetical “gods”, rather than trying to come up with one single definition.

type 1: Creator class God.
Christian God, if taken at face value.
Random jerk in control of the matrix.
What we are to the Dwarves of Dwarf Fortress.

Type 1.b:God is using his own brain to run the universe.
Azathoth.
Pantheism.
Writers of fiction, to the characters.

Type 2: “way beyond you, but is part of your universe and can maybe even be killed” type god.
-greek pantheon.
What humans are to dogs.

Type 3: memetic gods.
-this thread’s view on the christian ‘god’.

A memetic god at a really advanced stage may be able to accomplish incredible feats via getting the worshipers to cooperate, but may find itself competing with other memes (e.g. the internet, rationality, scientific method etc), where said memes are not themselves a sapient (or pseudo-sapient) entity, yet said memes offer things the god-meme cannot.

Cannot do anything except through worshipers.

type 4: “gains power from worshipers”
-DnD gods.
Superficially similar to type 3. While dependent upon their worshipers, they posses abilities that the worshipers do not have.

 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / Communism Vs. Capitalism

Originally posted by VeryMature:

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While “politics is the mindkiller”, in the sense that a lot of people turn from otherwise rational beings into complete lunatics when their favorite party is challenged, there is no reason to lock this thread. It’s actually been quite civil.

Admittedly, much of this thread can be summed up as “pure communism cannot hope to stand on its own because of an annoying thing called human nature”, but there’s a lot of complexity beyond that: can we possibly find some way to get the absolute minimum living necessities to people, while still providing an incentive to work? Could we possibly build an AI to run things that we can trust?

No, this thread should not be locked. Too many important questions that I’d love to have an answer to.

Edit: and which I’m not smart enough to figure out the answer to on my own. People are complicated!

 
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Topic: Off-topic / Why do we share this world with Psycopaths

psychopaths exist because either:
a. (religious explanation) Earth is a proving ground for why sin is such a bad thing
b. (scientific explanation) Evolution is a blind, messy idiot, and we don’t yet understand enough about how our brains work to fix whatever went wrong.

 
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Topic: Off-topic / OT Irregular's Thread

’ello.

 
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Topic: Off-topic / If 1 million people vanished how would it impact the world

Originally posted by AbusedZebra:

It would be the focus of the news for a very long time, it would be devastating for the people close to those who vanished, and it would probably be remembered forever, but overall it would have no actual long-lasting impact on the functionality of the world.

pretty much.

 
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Topic: Off-topic / you're an idiot if...

You poke your fingers into a hive of African Bees. Without protective gear.

 
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Topic: Off-topic / Dripping ooze on young virgins face

I’d forgotten how crude off-topic could get. “Thanks” for the reminder.

 
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Topic: Off-topic / Gore and porn attacks

Originally posted by niceman555:

whats going on

“asspal” posted a gory pic. The same pic was posted in numerous threads. The posts with said pic were removed.

 
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Topic: Off-topic / Whose the most popular OT'er?

Originally posted by niceman555:

Lel
No one is popular here
And since im a heel, obviously I’m gonna say niceman555
But really
Its MmeBunneh all the way
Does not shitpost, is not an asshole (cant even swear), and is actually one of the better posters

tentative second that.

 
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Topic: Off-topic / The Official My Little Pony Thread

Originally posted by CombatExclaim:

“Act like an ass (donkeys welcome)”

So donkeys can act like an ass? That is discrimination!

If you can prove that your a sapient donkey we will fanboy over you and tolerate rather more misbehavior than otherwise.

…good luck with that.

 
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Topic: Off-topic / The Official My Little Pony Thread

another fic rec/

the Other Side of the Spectrum
Very, very dark fic. Two versions of equestria: one corrupted, one not. Earth meets the corrupted one first. It will take the best of both the uncorrupted Equestria, and the remnants of humanity, to save the day.

Otherwise, everything will be turned into a twisted mockery of a pony.

 
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Topic: Off-topic / Vote to kick anuspal off OT

Wait. Is there someone other than Asspal+alts thereof who’s being a turd?

 
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Topic: Off-topic / Gore and porn attacks

Originally posted by Asspal:
Originally posted by 10crystalmask01:

And you’re not a true ‘brony’.

how can you say that? I hate you

The most perverse standard possible for brony permits “likes pony porn and that’s it”

You…don’t even meet that low, low standard. Your porn doesn’t have ponies. I’m referring to what you posted on the pony thread. No, you are not a brony, your just pretending to be one with your avatar.

 
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Topic: Off-topic / Vote to kick anuspal off OT

He posted a gory porn pic. there are places where that’s perfectly fine, Kong just isn’t one of them.

-using alt “asspal”.

 
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Topic: Off-topic / The Official My Little Pony Thread

Originally posted by AGoodSamaritan:

I posted it but it got removed for some reason. Just google “Brony studies” and it’s the first thing that comes up

first thing that popped up had, for the study giving any info on the ages of the watchers, had the following note:

due to IRB consideration only subjects who were 17 years of age or older were used in the following analyses

Whelp, no luck getting data on the watchers < age 10 from that site, it seems.

 
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Topic: Off-topic / Grand Theft Auto 5, the worst, most unrealistic game EVER?11!

Worst most unrealistic game ever?

Oh, there are much, much worse offenders.

Big rigs: Over the Road Racing.

No collision detection, accelerating backwards eventually gets you to 12.3 undecillion miles per hour, which is an instawin.

 
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Topic: Off-topic / Post Bunnies

So I’ve got this story idea about Ichigo from Bleach completely derailing things, simply by asking “If you really see hollows as monsters, why haven’t you wiped them out yet?”

-it’s a plot bunny.

 
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Topic: Off-topic / Do you think that getting 2nd place is a failure?

Silver medal in Olympics is pretty epic. Second place in a race with some kindergarteners is a fail.

 
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Topic: General Gaming / it’s there is an aide magic

Ok, whut?

I get the impression you’re talking about something interesting, but between technobabble that I am not very familiar with, and your sub-stellar grammar, I have no idea what you’re talking about.