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most quoted re "compliments": Jonathan North Washington (36), Tristan Alexander McLeay (10), Christian Thalmann (6), Abe Solomon (6), other (4)

other categories found with "compliments": insults (20), linguistics (13), language (11), gradschool (11), sadness (10)



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[link] heard: 18 September 2015
[edit] added: 14 December 2015

"Well, Jonathan's excellent at writing twol, and I'm pretty good at hassling Jonathan to do stuff."

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[link] heard: 15 January 2015
[edit] added: 15 January 2015

(00:09:56) firespeaker: there's so much win in git

(00:10:07) firespeaker: and there's like two or three big fails

(00:10:21) vigneshv: SVN is the opposite :P

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[link] heard: 27 December 2014
[edit] added: 27 December 2014

(01:51:13) sushain: .g xkcd workflow

(01:51:13) begiak: sushain: http://xkcd.com/1172/

(01:51:18) sushain: google is magic

(01:51:26) firespeaker: so is begiak

(01:51:38) sushain: begiak is like a grumpy old wizard

(01:51:48) sushain: sometimes it doesn't even try

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[link] heard: 12 March 2013
[edit] added: 12 March 2013

I was a homebody by Austin standards

which has made me social chair by ACES standards

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[link] heard: 1 March 2013
[edit] added: 1 March 2013

"Oh, you don't know what open quotient is? You know most things."

JH in reference to Aaron A
omnipotence, gradschool, phonetics
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[link] heard: 31 October 2011
[edit] added: 31 October 2011

Bus driver: "No one's complimented me today on my bus driver costume."

Guy on bus: "It's very scary, sir."

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[link] heard: 6 January 2009
[edit] added: 6 January 2009

(13:18:45) kesuari: and today the jon at uni was going on about not doing homework during break

(13:19:09) kesuari: funny how things come in batches

Jonathan was only talking about how in America, there is no homework over winter break; donno if that's what "jon at uni" had in mind..
badness, school, college
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[link] heard: 14 April 2008
[edit] added: 14 April 2008

"I'm scared of your fridge. I never know if it's some strange experiment or food."

Lara goes on adventures in Jonathan's apartment
food, badness, technology, science, insults, scariness
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[link] heard: 26 February 2008
[edit] added: 26 February 2008

(13:53:57) kesuari: now you're getting stupid

(13:54:15) [me]: no, I'm actually trying to get it to go one step further

(13:54:20) [me]: in a scientific way, not a silly way

(13:54:41) kesuari: for you, i think there's little difference anyway

[comment] [rate] 3/5


[link] heard: 25 February 2008
[edit] added: 24 February 2008

(02:14:04) Jóhann: dude, can you stop being a language nerd like me for one second and enjoy chauvnistic jokes? :D

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[link] heard: 25 February 2008
[edit] added: 24 February 2008

(02:21:33) Rianna: i'm hungry for something, but i'm highly unsure what

(02:22:20) Rianna: but i dunno, i don't wanna cook up pea soup now

(02:22:40) [me]: well, bawırsaq might be good

(02:22:46) [me]: I had some really good boorsoq today

(02:23:01) [me]: bog'irsoq isn't too hard to make

(02:23:05) [me]: I have a recipe

(02:23:09) [me]: though I've never actually tried it

(02:23:19) Rianna: mitä vittuu toi o?

(02:23:30) [me]: a type of fried dough / bread

(02:23:31) [me]: kind of

(02:23:37) Rianna: hahaha

(02:23:38) Rianna: nice

(02:23:41) [me]: ?

(02:23:50) Rianna: you answered my question :-p

(02:23:54) [me]: ..?

(02:23:55) [me]: so?

(02:24:08) Rianna: it was in another language..?

(02:24:13) [me]: oh shit

(02:24:15) [me]: wtf

(02:24:19) [me]: okay

(02:24:26) Rianna: i just asked you what the fuck is that

(02:24:30) Rianna: and you just answered that

(02:24:30) [me]: I guess I'm just used to guessing what people are saying half the time anyway

(02:24:46) [me]: don't really pay attention to how they say it unless I'm in linguist mode

(02:24:47) Rianna: you should put that on your quotes page to show off your mad skillz

(02:25:16) Rianna: you're a....demigod among linguists, Jonathan

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[link] heard: 23 February 2008
[edit] added: 22 February 2008

(12:17:30) Michael: although crazy professors are pretty cool

(12:17:35) Michael: i think you'd make a pretty good crazy prof

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[link] heard: 17 February 2008
[edit] added: 17 February 2008

(04:38:57) Jóhann: youd like this song :P

(04:39:03) Jóhann: kazakh weird music is the genre

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[link] heard: 13 February 2008
[edit] added: 14 February 2008

(17:54:49) Brenda: a card is better than a red satin thong. i like you. you have class

...

(17:55:26) [me]: anyway, try giving a Central Asian girl a thong and see what happens

(17:55:40) [me]: actually, I'm not sure what would happen

(17:55:57) Brenda: she would floss with it

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[link] heard: 12 February 2008
[edit] added: 12 February 2008

(23:05:15) Jóhann: you are a walking wikipedia :D

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[link] heard: 10 February 2008
[edit] added: 10 February 2008

(18:11:23) Amanda: you meet the most random people in the most random countries

(18:11:49) Amanda: like, i've never met a norwegian person EVER, and you meet one in like, east bum, planet jupiter

(18:11:58) Amanda: ... i say this bc i forget which country you're in now

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[link] heard: 23 December 2007
[edit] added: 22 December 2007

(02:30:11) [me]: and I'm pretty open minded, I guess

(02:30:26) Rianna: you guess?

(02:30:38) Rianna: You're one of the most open-minded people I know

(02:31:16) [me]: huh, I have some pretty strong beliefs in certain directions though, and that makes me closed minded on those issues

(02:33:04) Rianna: hrm, yea, I guess, I have some stuff like that, but I dunno, it tends to be in the direction of "let's tolerate people who aren't hurting others" rather than "lynch the niggers"

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[link] heard: 21 December 2007
[edit] added: 21 December 2007

(15:15:12) [anon1]: no CIA for you. better finish the PhD

(15:15:27) [anon2]: why do you keep denying me the government jobs?

(15:15:35) [anon2]: they must have a pretty interesting file on me already

(15:16:16) [anon1]: on me too i would imagine

(15:16:48) [anon1]: if we ever applied we would fail the background check -- they wouldn't have the energy to complete it! :)

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[link] heard: 8 December 2007
[edit] added: 7 December 2007

(13:32:30) Brenda: you check, i call him up to pick me up and drive me places and everytime he is happy to come and everytime he gets lost and i have to give up and catch a bus. like, what is the point of relationships? clearly there can be no love bc such cannot exist in the rotted and twisted hearts of men (no offense; it is a gender thing, not a sex thing, which means you're fine bc you are an individual who creates himself outside of societal presssures and definitions)

(13:32:53) Brenda: and men who have 16 hours hangovers and get lost right when you need them have otherwise no point

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[link] heard: 1 December 2007
[edit] added: 30 November 2007

(02:48:09) [anon]: if there is one thing turks are good at (or used to be good at) it's incorporating elements into themselves as if they were always there.

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[link] heard: 7 November 2007
[edit] added: 7 November 2007

Tristan: "It's weird hearing you say /o/s correctly when you speak other languages [Russian, Kyrgyz]."

Jonathan: "Why's that?"

Tristan: "Because you don't normally pronounce them right in English."

[comment] [rate] 5/5


[link] heard: 6 November 2007
[edit] added: 6 November 2007

(18:56:03) Altynay: Bishkekte emne kylyp atasin

(18:56:32) [me]: кыргыз тилин жакшылоо үчүн практика кылып жатам

(18:57:14) Altynay: abdan jakshi

(18:57:41) Altynay: sen ushul Bishkekte kalip Kyrgyzdarga Kyrgyzcha sabak beret okshoysun :)

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[link] heard: 23 October 2007
[edit] added: 23 October 2007

(13:06:16) Derek: I wanted to say thanks for speaking Kazakh (etc) around me all the time

(13:06:41) Derek: I think it's giving me a big edge in my Uighur class right now

(13:07:28) Derek: Turkic seems familiar to me instead of something strange, which is something the other students I would say definitely lack ;)

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[link] heard: 12 May 2007
[edit] added: 13 May 2007

"I had no idea that linguistics was such a witty field."

[comment] [rate] 5/5


[link] heard: 20 April 2007
[edit] added: 22 April 2007

(00:04:32) kesuari: eü -> ew is nothing...

(00:05:04) [me]: actually, not's not true

(00:05:45) [me]: didn't you look at that chart I sent? ;)

(00:06:29) kesuari: oh, w desonorises!

(00:06:32) kesuari: that’s awesome

(00:06:32) [me]: yeah =)

(00:06:42) [me]: I remember noticing that about 2 years ago

(00:06:46) [me]: and coming to the same conclusion

(00:07:00) kesuari: lol. yeah, your opinions are contagious or something

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[link] heard: 28 February 2007
[edit] added: 28 February 2007

"Okay, look dude: one thigh, two thigh, butt, back."

[comment] [rate] 4/5


[link] heard: 2 February 2007
[edit] added: 12 February 2007

Gabe: "So in other words, every time something stupid came into your head, you'd have to do it immediately."

Jonathan: [playing with something on the table at a restaurant] "Like me!"

[comment] [rate] 4/5


[link] heard: 1 January 2007
[edit] added: 9 January 2007

[redacted]: from now on when we disagree on american english usage, i'm just going to assume i'm right on the grounds that you spell yogurt with an H

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[link] heard: 30 October 2006
[edit] added: 30 October 2006

Jonathan you make kazakh people go WOW!

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[link] heard: 15 May 2006
[edit] added: 15 May 2006

Aladnsane: "You just don't want to quote things you said that aren't flattering [to yourself]."

me: "I … don't … know … what you you're talking about :-P"

in reference to something not quoted ;) (cf. quote #191)
compliments, stupidity
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[link] heard: 3 May 2006
[edit] added: 3 May 2006

00:43:21 [me]: agh. I was stupid

00:43:33 [aladnsane]: ?

00:44:01 [aladnsane]: I mean, I believe you and all ;)

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[link] heard: 2 May 2006
[edit] added: 4 May 2006

Jurgen: "You know, some people say I'm hard—I don't think I'm that hard."

Jonathan: "Well, you're flexible."

classmate: "You're the xantham gum of professors."

Avram: "Flexible, but still with integrity."

Jurgen, Avram Blum, and another classmate
puns, weirdness, science, college, analogies, gradschool
[comment] [rate] 4/5


[link] heard: 26 February 2006
[edit] added: 26 February 2006

18:05:22 [Tristan]: "songs about diachronic OT phonology"? you're mad.

[comment] [rate] 3/5


[link] heard: 12 February 2006
[edit] added: 12 February 2006

06:11:54 [Aaron]: does this make sense:

06:11:55 [Aaron]: For the sake of differentiating between participants in the pre-recorded conversation (e.g. those who sat in the recording studio and conversed) and users who have downloaded and listened to the audio file via a technological media, the terms “participants” and “users” will be used throughout this paper, respectively.

06:12:48 [me]: yes, that's perfectly clear [to me]

06:13:00 [Aaron]: shit

06:13:03 [Aaron]: if it's clear to you

06:13:07 [Aaron]: then nobody else has a chance...

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[link] heard: 12 February 2006
[edit] added: 12 February 2006

06:11:54 [Aaron]: does this make sense:

06:11:55 [Aaron]: For the sake of differentiating between participants in the pre-recorded conversation (e.g. those who sat in the recording studio and conversed) and users who have downloaded and listened to the audio file via a technological media, the terms “participants” and “users” will be used throughout this paper, respectively.

06:12:48 [me]: yes, that's perfectly clear [to me]

06:13:00 [Aaron]: shit

06:13:03 [Aaron]: if it's clear to you

06:13:07 [Aaron]: then nobody else has a chance...

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[link] heard: 2 February 2006
[edit] added: 2 February 2006

05:43:39 [Tristan]: and why is equality suddenly intransitive?

05:43:47 [me]: because evilness is bivalent

05:44:24 [Tristan]: the valency of evilness has no meaning wrt the transitivity of equality.

05:44:50 [Tristan]: if FOO's transitive, then if a FOO b and b FOO c means a must FOO c, simple as that

05:45:56 [me]: nope

05:46:09 [me]: that's only in standard western lgoic

05:46:36 [Tristan]: you will confuse everyone if you don't use standard western logic!

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[link] heard: 20 December 2005
[edit] added: 20 December 2005

04:20:24 [me]: and there it is, your 18th quote

04:26:46 qatharsis: Only 18? I have to be wittier.

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[link] heard: 8 August 2005
[edit] added: 8 August 2005

[02:51] Aaron B : you should get a cool linguistic alias

[02:51] Aaron B: like, you know how weathermen always just "happen" to have a geological reference in their names?

[02:51] Aaron B: around me we have "johnny mountain"

[02:51] Aaron B: and "dallas storm"

[02:51] Aaron B: you can be like...

[02:51] Aaron B: "jon minimality"

[02:52] Aaron B: or like "Al O. Phone"

[02:52] Aaron B: (short for Albert Optimality Phone)

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[link] heard: 15 May 2005
[edit] added: 4 July 2005

(23:37:42) Jess: omg ubuntu is amazing

(23:37:55) Jess: i worship at the shrine of ubuntu

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[link] heard: 14 March 2005
[edit] added: 14 March 2005

(05:04:45) Jess: no one's as bad as you

(05:04:58) [me]: yeah, I think I might even hold records

(05:05:13) [me]: one paper due in february turned in the day grades were due in may

(05:05:29) [me]: another final paper turned in early the next semester

(05:06:06) Jess: yep

(05:06:15) Jess: you get the procrastinator award

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[link] heard: 18 November 2004
[edit] added: 19 November 2004

(23:46:47) Kesuari: (just now reading your quotes page. sometimes it seems it would be easier on you if you just hitched up a microphone and speech-to-text system under oberon's mouth and just have a complete transcription of everything he says)

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[link] heard: 14 November 2004
[edit] added: 14 November 2004

(15:59:45) Aaron B: but i forgot that you're jonathan

(15:59:51) Aaron B: and conventional logic doesn't apply

(15:59:58) [me]: IT'S NOT CONVENTIONAL LOGIC

(16:00:08) [me]: it's logic that works on stereotypical american teenagers and no one else

(16:00:27) Aaron B: right

(16:00:29) Aaron B: convention

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[link] heard: 3 October 2004
[edit] added: 3 October 2004

(18:49:47) Qatharsis: One of your weirdo Frenches.

(18:49:52) [me]: rofl

(18:49:54) [me]: *mine*?

(18:50:05) Qatharsis: You keep digging them up.

[comment] [rate] 2/5


[link] heard: 18 September 2004
[edit] added: 18 September 2004

(07:06:09) Kesuari: (haha, you have an american accent)

(07:07:12) Kesuari: (it's really weird, because you seem so educated :)

[comment] [rate] 3/5


[link] heard: 2 February 2004
[edit] added: 2 February 2004

(18:03:18) Qatharsis: Man, you need therapy. ;-)

Christian, in reference to Jonathan, who couldn't keep his eyes open enough to read much of the conversation, and was thus #blink#ing
craziness, sleep, compliments
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[link] heard: 2 February 2004
[edit] added: 2 February 2004

(04:17:24) Kesuari: o ... kay... i have come to the conclusion that you, sir, are insane, and forget the difference between yourself and the rest of the world :)

Tristan, in reference to Jonathan after he rambled about Turkic orthography for a few minutes
wisdom, scariness, insanity, craziness, insults, linguistics, writing, gradschool
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[link] heard: 6 December 2003
[edit] added: 6 December 2003

(03:25:41) Aarón: youre screenshots are scary

(03:26:00) Aarón: it's like looking through the eyes of a paranoid schizophrenic

...

(03:30:27) Aarón: AH! it's 330

(03:30:42) Aarón: ok... must sleep... snow is waiting for me

(03:30:51) Aarón: i can see it building up JUST for me :)

(03:30:57) Aarón: it's calling my name

(03:31:07) Aarón: "aaaaaron, aaaaaaron.. come plaaaaaay with meeeeeE"

(03:31:16) Aarón: o wait... it's the damn pipes in my room

(03:31:23) Aarón: SHUT UP, PIPES

(03:31:40) Aarón: ok, i think I'M the paranoid schizophrenic, not your screenshot

[comment] [rate] 4/5


[link] heard: 24 November 2003
[edit] added: 24 November 2003

"We always see you, but you always come out from behind something, like a rock."

Rongrong, in reference to Jonathan
randomness, compliments
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[link] heard: 8 September 2003
[edit] added: 8 September 2003

"You keep asking questions—I feel like I'm in the Matrix, you know, and these bullets are flying by me and I'm dodging them."

Cem, in reference to Jonathan
weirdness, analogies, compliments
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[link] heard: 30 July 2003
[edit] added: 30 July 2003

(13:11:20) Qatharsis: Your languages suffer from inbreeding, it seems.

(13:12:55) [me]: inbreeding?

(13:14:59) Qatharsis: They're all each other's brother's offspring, and the replicative deficiencies show.

(13:58:39) [me]: there's no inbreeding in the Tēlvo languages

(13:58:47) [me]: no more so than there are in any other language

(13:59:06) Qatharsis: They just look like contorted copies of each other. =P

(13:59:26) Qatharsis: And they develop pathological spelling freakages.

(14:00:07) [me]: what??

(14:00:37) Qatharsis: I mean, accented l? Hello?

[comment] [rate] 3/5


[link] heard: 6 July 2003
[edit] added: 6 July 2003

(17:13:06) Qatharsis: Then again, you live in a country where knowing some French make you a Sex God.

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[link] heard: 16 June 2003
[edit] added: 16 June 2003

(02:06:56) Casuarius: you're insane, though. i have *no* idea why you're doing this when you could be bringing about world peace or something :P

Tristan on me successfully converting music files to oggs at 8kbps and lower (impressive as that is..)
weirdness, computers, politics, compliments, insults
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[link] heard: 4 June 2003
[edit] added: 4 June 2003

(15:21:01) Qatharsis: How come a quote is "profoundness" when it's by you, but "stupidity" otherwise?

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[link] heard: unknown
[edit] added: unknown

[05:49:52] (sn withheld): You're a genius

[05:49:59] (sn withheld): in that you're insane in the same way my operating system is

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