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Category: conspiracies


most quoted re "conspiracies": Jonathan North Washington (8), Tristan Alexander McLeay (5), other (3), David Borenstein (2), oberon (2)

other categories found with "conspiracies": linguistics (6), omnipotence (4), computers (3), wisdom (3), gradschool (3)

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[link] heard: 16 December 2008
[edit] added: 16 December 2008

(17:29:30) Michael T: vowels are always plotting against me.. especially ɯ. you never know what ɯ is thinking.

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

(22:54:40) [me]: /r/ → [j] → ∅

(22:55:33) Aaron B: ??

(22:55:41) Aaron B: whatʼs the second arrow mean?

(22:56:08) Aaron B: /input/ -> [output] -> telepathy?

(22:56:18) Aaron B: that would explain the sound/no sound alternation...


(22:57:12) Aaron B: if that's the case, then there might be a weird kind of suppletion thing going on

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

"There probably shouldn't be a wikipedia page on everything, though, since there's probably a wikipedia page on Idaho."

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[link] heard: 26 October 2007
[edit] added: 26 October 2007

"You know what I don't understand about bribing people to buy things—why don't you just lower the prices to what it would've been...?"

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[link] heard: 18 July 2007
[edit] added: 18 July 2007

(21:43) Tristan: you realise of course that what you're doing here is filing bugreports for linguistic theories, which are kind of like computer programs

(21:43) Tristan: so the "maintainers" are probably going to call you mad

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[link] heard: 16 January 2007
[edit] added: 16 January 2007

me: "Huh, if you go to the Jackson School's page, they have this graphic at the top that's a picture of some stream that doesn't look like it's on the UW campus."

Graham [looks at picture]: "Oh yeah, I've seen that place, it's on the other side of Lake Union."

me [reloads page, blinks]: "Hey look, now they have a picture of the Taj Mahal."

Graham: "Yeah, you haven't seen that? It's behind the forestry building."

[comment] [rate] 3/5

[link] heard: 28 May 2006
[edit] added: 29 May 2006

kid in car: "Hey, I know you!"

Jonathan: "Do you?"

older girl in car: "He's 11."

Jonathan: "Oh, okay."

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[link] heard: 3 April 2006
[edit] added: 3 April 2006

03:58:07 [Tristan]: yeah, that's basically the way apple is.

03:58:31 [Tristan]: we PWN you, sort of thing.

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[link] heard: 31 March 2006
[edit] added: 31 March 2006

"We'll make you a deal—if there's a lunar eclipse, we'll give you something to eat; if there's not, we eat you."

Boutros Boutros Ghali on Rabbi Akiva
physics, food, fire, ddr, hypocrisy, japanese, conspiracies
[comment] [rate] 4/5

[link] heard: 31 March 2006
[edit] added: 31 March 2006

"I should run a seminar: 'I'm ugly and foul-mouthed and I get laid.'"

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[link] heard: 16 February 2006
[edit] added: 16 February 2006

"You've got the 2nd sound shift here with a vengeance."

prof. Voyles on Züritüütsch
language, linguistics, craziness, conspiracies, germanics
[comment] [rate] 3/5

[link] heard: 19 April 2005
[edit] added: 19 April 2005

(04:10:01) [me]: you mind/want your name cited?

(04:10:23) [me]: (by default, I'll say "Examples from personal communication with Christian Thalmann, 19 April, 2005.")

(04:11:17) Qatharsis: Cool. :)

(04:12:05) Qatharsis: Though "Christian 'm4st0r of teh univers' Thalmann" would be more proper. ;)

[comment] [rate] 2/5

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

Jonathan: "The founders of modern anthropology and modern linguistics were both secular Jews."

Vickie: "The founder of modern psychology was a secular Jew."

Jon: "The founder of Christianity was a secular Jew."

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[link] heard: 8 November 2004
[edit] added: 8 November 2004

Nat: "Wait, what? Now you guys have to tell me."

oberon: "I was just making stuff up to scare Jon."

Jonathan: "And I was just making stuff up to scare Nat, and oberon played along rather nicely."

Nat: "... Somehow I don't trust either of you."

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

"I was standing there peeing and I thought to myself 'I know they took the cow'."

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[link] heard: 28 January 2004
[edit] added: 28 January 2004

"Why does the diet coke here [Usdan] taste different than at Sherman?"

Jojo Lazar worries. As she should.
brandeis, food, sketchiness, conspiracies
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[link] heard: 20 July 2003
[edit] added: 20 July 2003

(04:13:38) Kesuari: i wish i could run software that didn't exist

(04:13:56) Kesuari: i'd run mktristanknoweverythinghewants

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