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Category: craziness


most quoted re "craziness": Jonathan North Washington (20), other (9), Tristan Alexander McLeay (8), oberon (4), spectie (4)

other categories found with "craziness": computers (12), linguistics (10), insanity (8), music (7), weirdness (6)

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[link] heard: 7 June 2015
[edit] added: 18 March 2002

Fran: "So I was at the bar at the airport and there was someone on the TV saying that banning same-sex marriage should be up to the states."

me: "Yeah... ☹"

Fran: "And murder legalised by school-district."

me: "Wait, what??"

Fran: "Well, I'm extrapolating."

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[link] heard: 10 December 2014
[edit] added: 10 December 2014

basically what i should do is, hang out with her and every time she rolls her eyes about someone, demand to meet that person

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[link] heard: 27 June 2013
[edit] added: 27 June 2013

(18:31:03) jimregan: well, if you own bagpipes, why *wouldn't* you add pyro?

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[link] heard: 28 March 2012
[edit] added: 28 March 2012

me: "Hm, this talk looks like it's going to be about how some researchers make animal communication look more similar to language than it is."

Tolgonay: "‘Meow.’ What did I say?"

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[link] heard: 13 December 2011
[edit] added: 13 December 2011

(16:44:52) spectie: :((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((

(16:45:00) spectie: ^-- this is my non-crazy turkologist deficit face

(16:45:08) spectie: it looks like my multiple-encoding file face

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[link] heard: 24 July 2011
[edit] added: 24 July 2011

(18:05:32) zfe: also tomorrow i'm getting on a boat

(18:05:38) zfe: and a turk will be driving

(18:05:43) zfe: which feels extremely wrong

(18:05:56) zfe: like i get invited by spectie and he cooks me spaghetti

(18:06:13) zfe: or i don't know, vietnam invading usa

(18:06:19) zfe: it really looks upside down

(18:06:27) zfe: a turk and an italian on a boat

(18:06:30) zfe: and the turk is driving

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[link] heard: 8 July 2011
[edit] added: 8 July 2011

(03:31:47) spectre: i don't like having the negative morpheme in different places

(03:31:56) firespeaker: but this is Turkic

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[link] heard: 26 January 2010
[edit] added: 26 January 2010

Чулуун: "Okay, so the second group will just be two lines behind the entire song. Does that make sense?"

[everyone nods]

Чулуун: "Okay, so, first group? Second group?"

[pause while everyone looks around]

Багш: "Баатар!"

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[link] heard: 23 March 2009
[edit] added: 23 March 2009

(16:55:43) [me]: speaking of which, the dotted line that's normally on buttons and other non-entry things to show focus (very useful if you're using tab instead of the mouse) have recently stopped dispalying at all for me

(16:56:10) [me]: mostly on buttons

(16:56:16) [me]: at least that's where it bothers me the most

(16:59:13) thecartographers: hm, that sounds bad

(16:59:31) [me]: well, it's not bad in that it breaks anything really

(16:59:36) thecartographers: i'm sure it's been discussed ad nauseum in the past, and everyone knows it's important

(16:59:38) [me]: it just makes me feel like I'm drunk when doing things

(16:59:46) thecartographers: it breaks thinsg for people who can't use mice...

(16:59:50) [me]: true

(17:00:00) [me]: or who just don't :-P

(17:02:08) thecartographers: yeah but gnome people, who are in charge of gtk for better or worse

(17:02:14) thecartographers: don't care about what you want, jsut what you can do

(17:02:34) thecartographers: if you say "i can't use the mouse" then they accomodate: if you say "i won't use the mouse" then they say "use kde"

(17:03:31) thecartographers: and then you say "now i've tried using kde, but i've gone blind from the hideous sight. can you accomodate me?" and they'll say "yes, but you can still use your hands, so you only get a text-to-speech engine system, but no outlines on the buttons"

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[link] heard: 22 April 2008
[edit] added: 22 April 2008

(19:22:47) kesuari: so i mean, a large part of why i want to move overseas is so i can move out of my parent's place

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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: 15 January 2008
[edit] added: 15 January 2008

(14:03:29) [Tristan]: "i'm bored" "heh, some madman was telling me i should add this feature to gaim" "hm really? maybe i'll do that then"

Tristan immitates gaim developers; Jonathan's the madman.. references quote #210
programming, boredom, insanity, craziness, linux
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[link] heard: 13 January 2008
[edit] added: 12 January 2008

(01:43:50) Шыңғыс: i am a future politician

(01:44:01) Шыңғыс: i have to be insane

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[link] heard: 24 December 2007
[edit] added: 24 December 2007

"I hope I'm not this crazy when I'm old."

Lara, referring to Tara
craziness, irony
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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: 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: 12 January 2007
[edit] added: 13 January 2007

"His father's like ‘Don't fly too close to the sun Icharus.’ And he's like ‘This freakin' rocks! Woohoo!’"

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[link] heard: 20 November 2006
[edit] added: 20 November 2006

"This is not a non-word! [xkɬpltθkʰft] is a non-word."

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[link] heard: 14 November 2006
[edit] added: 14 November 2006

"But I just knew they'd be all like, 'Man, she stole our crack!'"

Derek debates whether or not to help a girl being chased by some guys.
badness, scariness, craziness, machoism
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[link] heard: 22 May 2006
[edit] added: 22 May 2006

"I had this wack dream where somehow we acquired a Soviet starship."

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

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

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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
linguistics, craziness, conspiracies, germanics
[comment] [rate] 3/5

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

14:38:07 [me]: I could see like Laura going through and ranking every quote

14:38:09 [me]: all 700 of them

14:38:17 [Ian]: haha.

14:38:25 [me]: I could even see myself doing that.....

14:38:32 [Ian]: sigh.

14:39:28 [Ian]: Laura's, like, a bit crazy and would do something like that. You doing that would be more like lame.

Ian and Jonathan, in reference to Laura, on the topic of the potential of having a quotes-ranking system
sadness, craziness, procrastination
[comment] [rate] 1.5/5

[link] heard: 30 July 2005
[edit] added: 31 July 2005

"Here, I'll recite a Pushkin poem. Say one and I'll repeat it."

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[link] heard: 25 February 2005
[edit] added: 25 February 2005

"I was like wait a minute, I can taste the alcohol in this, but then I realised it was the grapefruit."

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[link] heard: 6 October 2004
[edit] added: 6 October 2004

(19:03:11) Оберон: TV + internet == lots of random news

(19:03:18) Оберон: I've also seen a group of elephants steal a car

(19:03:26) Оберон: ...though technically "steal" may not be the right verb.

(19:03:39) Оберон: perhaps "mash into itty bitty two dimensional pieces" would be better.

(19:03:43) Оберон: But "steal" is a lot easier to type

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[link] heard: 29 March 2004
[edit] added: 29 March 2004

(04:37:43) Оберон: let's play a game of "did the thing the darwinports guy claimed would fix the bug actually fix the bug?"

(04:37:47) Оберон: you want to play too?

(04:37:50) Оберон: You can follow along.

(04:38:13) Оберон: So far, it looks highly suspcious

(04:38:27) Оберон: unless pango traditionally installs in under 10 seconds and doesn't depend on libfreetype

(04:38:36) Оберон: What do you think, Jim?

(04:38:41) Оберон: Well Bob, I've never seen Pango do *that* before.

(04:38:49) Оберон: But gtk2 is still configuring. Let''s watch.

(04:39:19) Оберон: A new error!

(04:39:21) Оберон: Yippee!

(04:40:02) Оберон: let's play "uninstall, clean, and re-install freetype and pango by hand!"

(04:40:03) Оберон: yay!!

(04:40:14) Оберон: do a little dance, shit on the carpet, get down tonight!

(04:40:30) Оберон: Seriously

(04:40:34) Оберон: Some day I'm gonna hunt down these people

(04:40:35) Оберон: in their homes

(04:40:36) Оберон: and walk in

(04:40:39) Оберон: and shit on their carpet

(04:40:41) Оберон: and then I'll point at it

(04:40:48) Оберон: and yell at them

(04:40:59) Оберон: "That's what your software does to me!"

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[link] heard: 10 February 2004
[edit] added: 10 February 2004

"Why do people even sleep with each other? With woman it's like death; it's so scary."

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[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: 29 January 2004
[edit] added: 29 January 2004

(07:50:56) Оберон: Anyway, I was just trying it with the C400 mod

(07:51:04) Оберон: which sets the arrow scroll speed to a constant 400

(07:51:13) Оберон: except, thanks to a slight bug, it's 400*xmusic

(07:51:22) Оберон: so on the last song I was dealing with 600bpm arrows the whole way through

(08:00:12) [me]: why only 600bpm?

(08:00:25) Оберон: 1.5 * 400 = 600?

(08:00:31) [me]: oh

(08:00:48) [me]: not 400 * 300bpm

(08:00:54) Оберон: *blink*

(08:00:54) Оберон: no

(08:01:00) Оберон: that would be 400xmusic on max 300

(08:01:04) [me]: that's how I parsed what you said

(08:01:05) Оберон: which is of course completely unplayable

(08:01:20) [me]: it'd be gone before you could hit an arrow, that's for sure

(08:01:24) Оберон: the song would be over in about a quarter of a second!

(08:01:33) Оберон: I can make a song like that

(08:01:36) Оберон: it's called "beep"

(08:01:39) Оберон: it sounds like this:

(08:01:40) Оберон: beep

(08:01:46) Оберон: The steps are this:

(08:01:51) Оберон: XXXX

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[link] heard: 1 December 2003
[edit] added: 1 December 2003

(08:48:03) [me]: not what I meant

(08:48:06) Kesuari: i know

(08:48:11) [me]: I know you know

(08:48:18) Kesuari: i know you know i know.

(08:48:25) [me]: I know you know I know you know

(08:48:33) Kesuari: did you though?

(08:48:41) [me]: no :\

(08:48:48) Kesuari: didn't think so :P

(08:49:00) [me]: well, that's why I said it in the first place

(08:49:04) [me]: why I said "I know you know"

(08:49:26) Kesuari: i think i'm lost

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[link] heard: 28 November 2003
[edit] added: 28 November 2003

(21:11:53) Kathryn: i think i need to do something about myself. like spray myself with crazy repellent or something

(21:11:58) Kathryn: this is getting out of hand

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[link] heard: 26 November 2003
[edit] added: 26 November 2003

[Rongrong implies that Jonathan needs to leave.]

Jackie: "A.k.a. 'get the fuck off my computer'."

Rongrong: "A.k.a.? Who's that?"

[Jonathan starts to add quote so far using Rongrong's computer]

Rongrong: "What kind of music you don't like? Britney Spears?"

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[link] heard: 12 November 2003
[edit] added: 12 November 2003

(22:40:34) Aaron: wow.,.. i'm a dork.. i thought of this and thought it was funny:

(22:40:51) Aaron: c:\store

who then proceeds to put it as his away message
computers, craziness
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[link] heard: 8 September 2003
[edit] added: 8 September 2003

Mark: "So how many songs can it play at once?"

Me: "An infinite number, theoretically, but I don't want to test the limits of my server."

Mark: [starts a half dozen songs] "I do."

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[link] heard: 20 July 2003
[edit] added: 20 July 2003

(05:18:57) [me]: wow

(05:19:03) [me]: that's scary

(05:19:11) Kesuari: why?

(05:19:23) [me]: it did just what I expected

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[link] heard: 19 July 2003
[edit] added: 19 July 2003

Nathan: "Take his keys."

Me: "He's walking home."

Nathan: "Take them anyway; he might drive his house into something."

me and Nathan Kuhlman, in reference to Marat
craziness, alcohol, driving
[comment] [rate] 4/5

[link] heard: 30 June 2003
[edit] added: 30 June 2003

(18:43:02) [Shreyas]: i like that the first six messages of the proto-uralic thread were from people with first names starting with j

(18:43:25) [Shreyas]: hm, that's not the thread

(18:43:29) [Shreyas]: but there was such a thread

(18:44:24) [Shreyas]: oh, it was the feature geometry thread

(18:44:34) [Shreyas]: still going strong...8.

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[link] heard: 18 June 2003
[edit] added: 18 June 2003

(16:08:18) Adam Batkin: GCM is this really complex client-server program that lets you edit the clipboard, modify all sorts of internal properties, probably talk over an XML-RPC or SOAP interface to it and toast your bread, but it can't fucking grab the actual clipboard

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[link] heard: 18 June 2003
[edit] added: 18 June 2003

(02:54:29) [Shreyas]: i better eat soon

(02:54:36) [Shreyas]: i'm trying to reset my sleep cycle

(02:55:03) [me]: I should sleep soon, myself

(02:55:14) [me]: I didn't get enough sleep last night so napped today

(02:55:16) [me]: big mistake

(02:55:19) [me]: now I'm wide awake

(02:55:28) [me]: and have class in 5 and a half hours

(02:55:38) [me]: well, not *wide* awake

(02:55:46) [Shreyas]: crazy

(02:55:53) [me]: I had a tired spell around 12:30 when my sugar crashed from snacking on fig bars

(02:55:56) [Shreyas]: yeah, you should sleep

(02:56:07) [Shreyas]: that's probably a way to do it

(02:56:15) [Shreyas]: you could sugar crash again

(02:56:19) [Shreyas]: and sleep then

(02:56:24) [me]: I'm out of fig bars

(02:56:32) [Shreyas]: maple syrup?

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[link] heard: 10 June 2003
[edit] added: 10 June 2003

(23:19:24) oberon: BTW, speaking of Gentoo -- portage is coming to OSX!

(23:19:43) firespeaker: so you're going to be running portage + apt on OSX?

(23:19:49) oberon: no

(23:19:54) oberon: portage + apt + darwinports

(23:20:17) oberon: Yeah, if you wanna see a stable OSX box...find someone else's =P

(23:20:26) oberon: Oh, let's not forget all the libs I custom-compile.

(23:20:39) oberon: It's Debia-Gent-Mac O-Slackware!

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[link] heard: 0 June 2003
[edit] added: 15 June 2003

Fri 13 Jun:

(16:43:15) [me]: this keeps coming up entirely randomly... I'm running gaim 0.64 with rox+waimea as my session+window managers:

** (gaim:1141): CRITICAL **: file prefs.c: line 358 (gaim_prefs_get_bool): assertion `pref != NULL' failed

(17:48:08) [me]: this killed gaim 0.64:

(gaim:1273): GLib-GObject-WARNING **: gvalue.c:86: cannot initialize GValue with type `gpointer', the value has already been initialized as `gpointer'

Sat 14 Jun:

(23:25:07) [me]: you guys really need to fix this:

(gaim:7407): GLib-GObject-WARNING **: gvalue.c:86: cannot initialize GValue with type `gpointer', the value has already been initialized as `gpointer'

(23:25:07) SeanEgn : SLEEPING IN ALL CAPS AGAIN!

Sun 15 Jun:

(07:59:37) SeanEgn: no we don't

(08:02:50) [me]: oh? something I did...?

(08:03:10) [me]: or a gtk2 problem?

(08:03:45) SeanEgn: It's just that we don't really need to do anything

(08:04:04) [me]: oh, true :-P

(08:04:35) [me]: well, I found that 0.64 crashed every 10 mins or so using waimea as a wm, and now with xfwm4 only crashes once every couple hours.

(08:04:43) [me]: so I'm sticking with xfwm4 for now

(08:05:08) [me]: but 0.64 definitely has some issues that should be resolved eventually

(08:05:44) [me]: and as long as you're on the line, I have a question: is there any way to merge multiple instances of the same buddy, like 0.60 did?

(08:06:05) SeanEgn: 0.60 didn't do that

(08:06:09) [me]: it did for me

(08:06:17) SeanEgn: nope, you're wrong

(08:06:20) [me]: I have a cvs version in /opt that I can start up to prove it

(08:06:42) SeanEgn: How does a cvs version prove what 0.60 did?

(08:06:57) [me]: okay, *my* version of 0.60 does

(08:07:11) [me]: I think once you guys merged the edit buddies window and the online buddies window you got rid of that "feature" / "bug"

(08:07:11) SeanEgn: no, no version of 0.60 ever merged buddies

(08:07:15) [me]: mine did

(08:07:29) SeanEgn: No, stop being contrary and wrong.

(08:07:41) [me]: you're the one being contrary and wrong

(08:07:48) [me]: maybe you never saw it do that

(08:07:50) [me]: but it does for me

(08:07:51) SeanEgn: I'm the one who's going to stop talking to you

(08:07:59) [me]: okay, take care then

me, reporting gaim bugs to Sean Egn (a gaim developper) when the problems start to become annoying enough to warrant it.
randomness, computers, stupidity, gaim-pidgin, craziness
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