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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by Mewto55555 » Fri Apr 29, 2011 9:36 pm

actually solving some problems on the USAMO

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by WilliamofOrange » Sat Apr 30, 2011 12:07 pm

Mewto55555 wrote:actually solving some problems on the USAMO
Actually solving A problem on the USAMO. Holy crap, haha.

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by dtaylor » Sun May 01, 2011 12:03 pm

MOQBA winning the Ben Cooper Young Ambassador Award.

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by socalcaptain » Sun May 01, 2011 8:59 pm

As awesome as the previous thing is...

Bin Laden confirmed dead.

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by scphilli » Sun May 01, 2011 9:08 pm

socalcaptain wrote:As awesome as the previous thing is...

Bin Laden confirmed dead.
No awesomer. Way way awesomer.

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by L-Town Expatriate » Sun May 01, 2011 10:40 pm

socalcaptain wrote:As awesome as the previous thing is...

Bin Laden confirmed dead.
To paraphrase the guy I replaced as the clown on this board:

ROT IN HELL, BIN LADEN!

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by WilliamofOrange » Mon May 02, 2011 5:01 am

socalcaptain wrote:As awesome as the previous thing is...

Bin Laden confirmed dead.
As cool as biting a head off of a snake is, nobody's death should be celebrated in that manner. Just sayin'.

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Post by scphilli » Mon May 02, 2011 7:34 am

WilliamofOrange wrote:
socalcaptain wrote:As awesome as the previous thing is...

Bin Laden confirmed dead.
As cool as biting a head off of a snake is, nobody's death should be celebrated in that manner. Just sayin'.
No but the accomplishment of a long held goal should be. And if that happens to coincide with the death of a man who was technically a mass murderer and a serial killer so be it. He worked for nothing short of the degradation of the concept of human dignity not unlike Hitler. Therefore, his death lost the right to be treated in a dignified manner. The boogeyman of our generation is finally gone.

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by Jeffrey Hill » Thu May 05, 2011 9:41 am

I finally have Internet at my house :)

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by Machina » Thu May 05, 2011 12:42 pm

Got two DVDs (District 9, 500 Days of Summer) and two books (collection of J. Swift satire, Too Late the Phalarope), aaaaall for a grand total of...$1.75!! I love libraries. :)

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by dividebyzero » Tue May 17, 2011 6:43 pm

Learned a new way to tie my shoes from a friend.

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by L-Town Expatriate » Tue May 17, 2011 8:09 pm

Google Fiber coming to KCMO as well as KCK.

EAT THAT, (oh, crap, I'm still 200 miles south in Podunktopia. sooiee?)

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by dtaylor » Fri May 20, 2011 10:53 am

I'm finally about to head to a high school tournament in Missouri. Three prior attempts have failed, this one should work out OK.

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by Mickey0R0urke » Tue May 31, 2011 11:38 am

Going to staff my first national tournament (it's also going to be my first national tournament I'm going to ever).

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by L-Town Expatriate » Tue May 31, 2011 7:55 pm

Jay Nixon's speech on Sunday.

Had plenty of goosebumps on my sunburned arms by the time he was done.

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by dividebyzero » Sun Jun 05, 2011 10:26 pm

Cicadas (come out every thirteen years in stl, the racket is incredible), one-way mirrors, and Silver Spoon (restaurant in Dallas, they have a ridiculous selection)

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by Jeffrey Hill » Thu Jun 09, 2011 6:41 pm

My house has a new roof at almost no cost to me :)

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by L-Town Expatriate » Thu Jun 16, 2011 5:11 pm

socalcaptain wrote:This new children's book.
As read by Samuel L. Jackson.

I'd link to it, but technically this is still a board that caters to high schoolers.

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by WilliamofOrange » Mon Jul 04, 2011 11:33 am

FIREEEEEEWORKSSSSS!!! :wink:

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by christino » Tue Jul 05, 2011 9:04 am

Getting mildly sick so that your parents stop you from watching Transformers 3.

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by L-Town Expatriate » Wed Jul 20, 2011 10:07 pm

Sporting KC (née KC Wizards) maintaining their unbeaten streak against the EPL.

Sadly, it was 0-0 draw. Geordies can't handle being in the tandoori known as the epic Heartland Heat Wave of 2011.

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Post by dividebyzero » Thu Jul 21, 2011 9:30 am

L-Town Expatriate wrote: Sadly, it was 0-0 draw. Geordies can't handle being in the tandoori known as the epic Heartland Heat Wave of 2011.
Not to nitpick, but tandoori is an adjective. Tandoor is the word for the clay oven.
(sorry, think of it as an educational opportunity)

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by L-Town Expatriate » Thu Jul 21, 2011 7:14 pm

dividebyzero wrote:
L-Town Expatriate wrote: Sadly, it was 0-0 draw. Geordies can't handle being in the tandoori known as the epic Heartland Heat Wave of 2011.
Not to nitpick, but tandoori is an adjective. Tandoor is the word for the clay oven.
(sorry, think of it as an educational opportunity)
Learning something new everyday. ;)


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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by Machina » Tue Aug 02, 2011 10:07 pm

The dream Ben posted on HSQuizbowl. Still laughing uncontrollably...

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by Charbroil » Wed Aug 03, 2011 12:14 am

Machina wrote:The dream Ben posted on HSQuizbowl. Still laughing uncontrollably...
A link, for those who are interested in my apparent delinquency.

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by Mewto55555 » Wed Aug 03, 2011 5:37 pm

Oh man, he just posted another one!

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by L-Town Expatriate » Thu Aug 04, 2011 10:41 pm

Sporting KC having a 14-game unbeaten streak in MLS play.

Wish more of those were wins, but hey: a point's a point.

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by dividebyzero » Tue Aug 30, 2011 11:48 pm

Catching up with old friends
(admittedly it took fifty text messages over five hours...)

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by dividebyzero » Fri Sep 16, 2011 5:00 pm

Sony customer service.

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by Mewto55555 » Fri Sep 16, 2011 5:09 pm

Sam at Team Fortress 2.

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by ZhangC1459 » Tue Sep 27, 2011 1:47 pm

My Little pony: Friendship is Magic

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by Mewto55555 » Tue Sep 27, 2011 3:21 pm

ZhangC1459 wrote:My Little pony: Friendship is Magic
The ending of season 2 episode 2 was a bit anti-climactic though...

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by christino » Tue Sep 27, 2011 4:18 pm

http://anti-brony.blogspot.com/

Note: I found this to express my feelings about MLP, not the other way around.
Note: On second thought, this should be moved to "things that suck"
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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by Mewto55555 » Tue Sep 27, 2011 4:20 pm

Do you subscribe to that garbage, Ben?

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by ZhangC1459 » Tue Sep 27, 2011 9:21 pm

Mewto55555 wrote:
ZhangC1459 wrote:My Little pony: Friendship is Magic
The ending of season 2 episode 2 was a bit anti-climactic though...
Yeah but it was a star wars ending so it's all good.

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by DeckardCain » Fri Oct 07, 2011 9:10 pm

Christopher John Carpenter

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by L-Town Expatriate » Sat Oct 08, 2011 12:06 am

DeckardCain wrote:Christopher John Carpenter
AMEN.

Praise Be To The Squirrel.

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by Mickey0R0urke » Sat Oct 08, 2011 12:09 am

HAPPY FLIGHT!

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by L-Town Expatriate » Sat Oct 08, 2011 10:39 am

Mickey0R0urke wrote:HAPPY FLIGHT!
Time to pounce on the Brew Crew!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ZgcBUx0Vwg

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by Mickey0R0urke » Sat Oct 08, 2011 1:16 pm

In case you haven't seen any of these wonderful battles: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zj2Zf9tl ... ure=relmfu

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by L-Town Expatriate » Sat Oct 08, 2011 9:35 pm

Mickey0R0urke wrote:In case you haven't seen any of these wonderful battles: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zj2Zf9tl ... ure=relmfu
EPIC!!!! (Warning: not suitable for ridiculously sensitive ears.)

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Post by DeckardCain » Sat Oct 15, 2011 4:06 am

The start of the quizbowl season.

I'll be reading on no sleep. Wish me luck.

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by L-Town Expatriate » Tue Nov 01, 2011 10:25 pm

Image
(Except if you're a Chargers fan, in which case: :lol: :lol: :lol: )

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by Jeffrey Hill » Fri Jan 06, 2012 7:44 pm

1. I finally moved all of my domains and web hosting stuff away from Go Daddy.

2. Somehow snagging a 4 disc box set that has been intermittently unavailable or otherwise priced anywhere from $45-$90 on Amazon for $23.80... it couldn't have been that price more than a day; guess I checked my wish list at just the right time. :D

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by ZhangC1459 » Tue Jan 17, 2012 10:29 pm

Moderating, scoring, and doing stats at the same time while only screwing up once per game.

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by Mickey0R0urke » Tue Jan 17, 2012 10:54 pm

Getting a tossup against UChicago without them having to neg it first.

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Re: Things that don't suck

Post by Mewto55555 » Wed Jan 18, 2012 5:53 pm

Finishing writing LIST II.

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