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Category: relationships


most quoted re "relationships": Jonathan North Washington (8), other (5), Tristan Alexander McLeay (4), Brenda (3), oberon (3)

other categories found with "relationships": sex (20), sadness (15), SSSR (8), geekiness (7), provincialism (5)

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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: 3 March 2012
[edit] added: 4 March 2012

[shows slide with poster]

"I don't have to say much about this poster. You can all see who's handing who the baby."

RK presenting at the ACES conference
russian, ethnocentrism, common-sense, sadness, SSSR, friends
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[link] heard: 7 June 2011
[edit] added: 7 June 2011

(13:05:46) [me]: not the interesting places, mind you—just to some other city, probably to go to some night club or to see some girl

(13:06:02) Өвгөнхүү: well, to each his own method of sightseeing

about Temüjin in Australia
euphamisms, insightfulness, relationships
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[link] heard: 15 October 2009
[edit] added: 15 October 2009

(23:19:05) Qatharsis: I had forgotten my conlanging days and my happy days overlapped. :)

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[link] heard: 14 September 2009
[edit] added: 14 September 2009

Jonathan: "Dude, I have a girlfriend."

Sod: "Yeah, but still."

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[link] heard: 25 August 2008
[edit] added: 14 September 2008

"I'm thinking of getting a new game console. Basically the reason being that I don't have a girlfriend. Not that I think it'll help me get one..."

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

"It's my wedding, but I didn't plan it. I'll show up at the appointed place and time and say the appointed things. I'm told there will be food."

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[link] heard: 25 June 2008
[edit] added: 25 June 2008

(13:21:56) kesuari: i am not sure if i am nervous, excited or simply feeling the effects of a can of coke i drank so i would be unsure if i was nervous, excited or simply feeling the effects of a can of coke

(13:22:24) kesuari: i second-guess myself all the time

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[link] heard: 21 April 2008
[edit] added: 21 April 2008

(22:46:56) Анара: хотя снова я скажу это что

(22:47:05) Анара: Kazakh girlz rulez!!!

(22:47:24) Анара: больше чем кыргызки и другие номадки

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[link] heard: 18 April 2008
[edit] added: 18 April 2008

(14:04:28) Michaela: but the central asian/tajik dating trick i learned is that the guys just gradually start attaching pictures of flowers to emails and see how the girl reacts

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[link] heard: 13 April 2008
[edit] added: 13 April 2008

"So I was reading this ethnography written by this Russian guy who went to what's now Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan in 1913. Apparently, in the jayloo, the women do everything, even up to herding the animals; the men sit around on a rock or sit around and sun themselves; when they get bored, they pull out their shotgun and shoot a marmot, and skin it while the women cook dinner. All they've done is brought that system down into the city."

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[link] heard: 9 April 2008
[edit] added: 9 April 2008

(18:45:25) kesuari: i never know how to assess girls

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[link] heard: 16 March 2008
[edit] added: 19 March 2008

Elmira: "Oops, I think I did something to [i.e., spilled something on] your pants."

Soviet: "That's okay, you're the one who's going to wash them [by hand]."

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[link] heard: 28 February 2008
[edit] added: 29 February 2008

Лазат эже: "‘Тийишүү’, мисалы, бир бала кафеде отурганда бир кызды көрөт. Кыз ага жагат. Ал кыз менен сүйлөшөт, ‘Окуйсузбу, канчанчы жылкысыз’ деп сурайт. Бала кызга тийишет, бирок аны экинчи жолу көрбөйт."

мен: "А өзбөк кино болсо, экинчи жолу точно көрөт."

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[link] heard: 26 February 2008
[edit] added: 26 February 2008

(19:22:29) kesuari: i'm probably the wrong person to be giving any sort of relationship advice/commentry i guess :)

(19:22:34) kesuari: or maybe :(

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[link] heard: 16 February 2008
[edit] added: 15 February 2008

(01:50:24) Sarah: Like [his] ex and her "fiance" - they're doing fostering. [She] doesn't need children, EVAR.

(01:50:45) Sarah: It's like giving a child with autism to a 2 year old to take care of.

(01:51:26) Sarah: I'm going to Hell for that analogy.

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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: 4 January 2008
[edit] added: 4 January 2008

(15:38:13) Sarah: He sleeps like the dead.

(15:38:49) Sarah: He's too busy dreaming of WoW to be disturbed by anything climbing in or out of bed with him.

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

(13:21:23) Brenda: don't listen to people in love!!! they always give bad advice

(13:21:42) Brenda: their brains go into deep freeze

(13:21:57) Brenda: it's like, tengri all over the frontal lobe, if you know what i mean

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[link] heard: 12 November 2007
[edit] added: 12 November 2007

Tristan: "Yeah, that's why you should ask out who you think you should ask out."

Jonathan: "That's a good policy."

Tristan: "I just need to know some girls."

Jonathan: "It probably doesn't help that you work as a computer programmer."

Tristan: "Yeah, that's half the reason I reckon I should go back to uni and get a masters."

[comment] [rate] 4/5

[link] heard: 6 October 2007
[edit] added: 23 October 2007

"You see, it's different for you: Kyrgyz and Kazakh girls are actually attractive."

Sarah, on Central Asian guys
kazakh, SSSR, relationships, sex, sadness, insults
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[link] heard: 17 April 2007
[edit] added: 17 April 2007

"You're not married, and you haven't got a girlfriend—and you don't watch Star Trek? …Good lord."

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[link] heard: 15 March 2007
[edit] added: 15 March 2007

"It was cool, you know? I got intimate with her voice, or something."

phonetics projects bring you close to your informants..
inappropriateness, sadness, relationships, linguistics, sex, papers, phonetics, gradschool
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[link] heard: 8 March 2007
[edit] added: 8 March 2007

anon1: "Whatever, I don't have a problem with a girl being flirty and hitting me if I say something stupid. It's not like she'd actually beat me."

anon2: "Yeah, you'd just stand up and grab her boob."

anon1: "That's so wrong."

anon2: "Tit for tat."

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[link] heard: 13 May 2006
[edit] added: 13 May 2006

"Parks are good for stuff like drinking. …And kissing."

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

00:57:59 [aladnsane]: egads! you mean.. WIKIPEDIA MIGHT BE WRONG ABOUT THE SEX LIFE OF A STAR TREK STAR?!?!?!?

00:58:06 [aladnsane]: My faith in the resource is dead.

00:58:24 [aladnsane]: /me hands you a towel to mop up the dripping sarcasm

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

01:28:50 [sn withheld]: Seattle has one MAJOR downside.. how the hell do you ask a girl out for coffee if you ONLY EVER SEE HER IN A COFFEE SHOP!?!

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[link] heard: 5 March 2006
[edit] added: 5 March 2006

20:27:37 [me]: btw, your husband seems to bear some uncanny resemblance to Tom Cruise

20:28:23 [Amanda]: you think he looks like tom cruise?!

20:28:24 [Amanda]: that's awesome

20:28:28 [Amanda]: i think he looks like a chicken

20:28:32 [Amanda]: ... a cute one tho

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[link] heard: 10 July 2005
[edit] added: 10 July 2005

"My theory is that she's allergic to joy, so I don't think a boyfriend will do her any good."

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[link] heard: 1 July 2005
[edit] added: 4 July 2005

"I had a dorky girlfriend once. We had a lot of sex, though–that wasn't so dorky."

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[link] heard: 17 May 2005
[edit] added: 4 July 2005

"I had a girlfriend once who had problems with 'l's and 'r's, but the mail-order bride company said that wasn't going to be a problem."

Matt, in response to Jonathan talking about how a one-time girlfriend of his talked a little funny
relationships, language, sketchiness
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[link] heard: 14 April 2005
[edit] added: 14 April 2005

"For you, walking backwards is forward."

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[link] heard: 21 November 2004
[edit] added: 21 November 2004

"That's an expensive relationship. He could find a cheaper one. He just doesn't know how to manage his money."

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

In reference to "advice" he'd given

(04:52:31) Aarón: (this has been a service of AaronsLoveAdvice.com - you stalk 'em we talk [to] 'em)

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[link] heard: 29 November 2003
[edit] added: 29 November 2003

Aaron: "This guy on my hall is taking his girlfriend to dinner in Sherman in a tux for her birthday. And this other guy from our hall who plays violin is going to play for them."

Danny & Jonathan, in unison: "Freshmen.."

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[link] heard: 15 October 2003
[edit] added: 15 October 2003

(18:53:42) Оберон: finding and translating russian biographies is easy with my intelligent dictionary/encyclopedia combination

(18:53:56) [me]: oh?

(18:54:00) Оберон: Yeah

(18:54:44) Оберон: It even translates non word-for-word

(18:54:55) Оберон: so you don't get weird artifacts from literal translations

(18:55:03) [me]: is it called Anna?

(18:55:17) Оберон: ...maybe...

(18:55:36) Оберон: I just heard a bunch of bangs from my common room

(18:55:42) Оберон: followed by "Yarr" and "Die"

[comment] [rate] 4/5

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

(01:05:24) оберон - desktop: I code.

(01:05:27) оберон - desktop: Almost constantly.

(01:05:29) оберон - desktop: I code all day at work

(01:05:31) оберон - desktop: I come home

(01:05:35) оберон - desktop: pick up my girlfriend

(01:05:37) оберон - desktop: go to my room

(01:05:39) оберон - desktop: lock the door.

(01:05:42) оберон - desktop: put her on the bed.

(01:05:44) оберон - desktop: and go and code more.

(01:05:49) оберон - desktop: She reads.

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(20:42:57) LunaCamilla: it's a sad state of affairs when you're single b/c you're not geeky enough

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[link] heard: unknown
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[17:24:29] Verdant Forest: I think Russian is more lustful than French. French plays hard to get.

[comment] [rate] 3/5

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