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Michael T
Michael and I have lots of interests in common: linguistics, coding, Turkic languages, etc. Being opaquely sardonic, however, is not one of the domains which I excell at.

top categories: badness (11), gradschool (6), technology (6), linguistics (5), sadness (5)

most quoted with: Jonathan North Washington (9), other (1), Stefan (1)

(BETA) Michael T's quotes have been rated 11 times, with an average rating of 3.55/5


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

(12:17pm May 5) Michael:
sudo stop --event=rain --location=seattle --reason="it's amost summer for crissakes"

(12:18pm May 5) Michael:
it worked! sorta.

(6:14pm May 6) [me]:
export LOCATION="Seattle";
configure --force;
sudo make rain;

hah! try and stop that!

(6:49pm May 6) Michael:
dude, wtf, it's raining again.
sudo killall make
sudo userdel -f Jonathan

(7:22pm May 6) [me]:
agh, it's starting up again here now..

mv /indiana/rain /seattle/
chmod a-rw /seattle/rain
chown Jonathan /seattle/rain

(Okay, I don't get the full points, because I didn't show the roothack I used to get my account back.)

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[link] heard: 8 April 2009
[edit] added: 7 April 2009

(01:47:55) [me]: dude, I grew up in Louisiana

(01:48:01) Michael T: i grew up in NM

(01:48:16) Michael T: the lousiana on the other side of texas

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[link] heard: 21 March 2009
[edit] added: 21 March 2009

(03:46:50) Michael T: why do you think rice-a-roni was such a big hit ?

(03:46:52) Michael T: it was based on plov

apparently it actually was
analogies, culture, badness, food, SSSR
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[link] heard: 26 February 2009
[edit] added: 26 February 2009

(20:47:07) Michael T: well every dictionary needs a little chuvash

(20:47:08) Michael T: that's a feature

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

(17:35:25) Michael T: i wonder if you can make eggnog from mayo

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[link] heard: 11 April 2008
[edit] added: 11 April 2008

(23:21:17) Michael: i have to actually start writing the journal paper version of my thesis soon

(23:21:33) Michael: before i forget what i did

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

(23:29:36) Michael: wow

(23:29:38) Michael: you're so mean dude

(23:29:59) Michael: if heaven was run by carebears

(23:30:02) Michael: there's no way you'd get in

Michael insults Jonathan, in reference to quote #1063
insults, religion, meanness, quotes
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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: 13 February 2008
[edit] added: 12 February 2008

(10:03:38) Michael: people think that the internet is the closed system of pipes, but it's more like mail-carriers all running around, out in the open

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[link] heard: 11 February 2008
[edit] added: 12 February 2008

(00:15:30) Michael: i don't know what wp is

(00:15:47) Michael: ohh

(00:15:50) Michael: wikipedia

(00:16:21) Michael: i was like, word perfect? why would anyone rely on that. it's so 199-never

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

(01:20:44) Michael: yeah... programming interviews are fun dude. you should try it

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

(13:54:40) [me]: the music videos are kind of Turkish too

(13:56:52) Michael: are they vaguely thuggish and/or have beautiful women prancing around in revealing outfits and silly visuals?

(13:57:05) [me]: only the silly visuals

(13:57:19) Michael: yeah, turks are into that

(13:57:25) [me]: one has a bunch of girls getting rained on

(13:57:33) Michael: just randomly?

(13:57:37) [me]: mm, no

(13:57:47) Michael: what a concept.

(13:58:00) Michael: so... you guys are just gonna sing like, you know, your concerts right. .

(13:58:45) Michael: and then, right in the middle, bam! rain.. no umbrellas, either.. then.. uh.. that was my only id ea

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[link] heard: 24 December 2007
[edit] added: 23 December 2007

(13:35:56) [me]: oh man teleportation would solve so many problems wouldn't it

(13:36:04) [me]: I'm only just starting to see the potential

(13:36:11) Michael: well it would probably create more problems than it would solve

(13:36:20) [me]: oh?

(13:37:33) Michael: well... obviously security would have to be completely rethought.. or i guess it would just be more like network security

(13:38:09) Michael: i mean, can you imagine? illegal immigration would turn into like a DoS attack

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

(20:44:48) Michael: man.. that'll suck when computational linguists have to start getting AI subjects approval

(20:45:21) Michael: "I didn't mean to unplug my computer!! honest!"

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

(22:29:20) Michael: she has some best friends from HS that she hasn't told yet 'cause they are really busy

(22:29:37) [me]: but not busy enough to not be on facebook

(22:30:23) Michael: no.

(22:30:29) Michael: who is that busy, honestly :)

(22:30:39) Michael: i was only that busy maybe 2 days this quarter

[comment] [rate] 3/5

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

"Somehow I think the soda market is more fluid than the music industry."

[comment] [rate] 4/5

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

Stefan: "Okay everyone, remember, besh barmaq at my place on Friday."

Michael: "More like yigirme besh barmaq."

[comment] [rate] 3/5

[link] heard: 4 July 2007
[edit] added: 4 July 2007

Jonathan: "The Cuyahoga River Fire prompted the Clean Water Act of 1969. Wow, that's an important fire."

Gretchen: "Yeah, it's bad when water catches on fire. It's like ‘maybe we should stop letting our kids swim in the river now…’"

Michael: "‘Hey mommy, I float better over here.’"

[comment] [rate] 4/5

[link] heard: 2 June 2007
[edit] added: 2 June 2007

shit-giving is really a huge problem in grad school

[comment] [rate] 3/5

[link] heard: 10 April 2007
[edit] added: 10 April 2007

me: yeah. I'ma work on my thesis 'til then I guess. gaah

Michael: yes. i told don the other day that i stopped pronouncing it as "thesis" .. or at least in the way suggested by spelling and my prior knowledge of the word

instead i just replace it with a random expletive

anyway. back to the $&#*

[comment] [rate] 4/5

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

"How do you say ‘to get dressed’ in Turkish? Well, soymak is ‘to strip’.."

[comment] [rate] 3.5/5

[link] heard: 21 April 2006
[edit] added: 21 April 2006

"This Birthright haggadah has less hebrew and songs, and more ‘Come to Israel.’"

[comment] [rate] 3.5/5