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Former Classics geek (born-again Finnicist). Likes Finnish language and culture more than most people, even the Finns. Also likes Germanic languages, so it's okay.

top categories: sadness (11), food (9), badness (8), alcohol (7), language (7)

most quoted with: Jonathan North Washington (16), Derek Gulas (2), other (1)

(BETA) Rianna's quotes have been rated 15 times, with an average rating of 3.6/5


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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: 31 January 2008
[edit] added: 31 January 2008

(23:33:41) Rianna: You "saw" her? Either you mean, that she says you did, but you don't recall or that you hallucinated her while incredibly drunk, because it's too cold there for mirages

(23:35:21) [me]: no, she says I saw her, but I don't really remember. She certainly saw me

(23:35:49) Rianna: Were you wearing one of your Kyrgyz pimp hats?

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

(22:53:40) [me]: it's the cheapest wine I've seen

(22:53:59) [me]: it's cheaper than like soda

(22:54:02) [me]: and bottled water

(22:54:30) Rianna: I some how doubt Jesus has been active in their area :-p

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

(22:36:56) Rianna: well...i mean, look at our orthography...it's weird but we know what to say

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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 [racial slur]"

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[link] heard: 17 December 2007
[edit] added: 16 December 2007

(01:37:57) Rianna: Drunk friends = free entertainment

in reference to quote #1123
alcohol, friends, sadness
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[link] heard: 14 December 2007
[edit] added: 14 December 2007

(22:29:10) [me]: I don't get why people are so scared of linux

(22:29:20) Rianna: it's hard for people who wanna game

(22:29:25) [me]: yeah

(22:29:28) [me]: but like, my parents?

(22:29:35) Rianna: and i dunno, people just don't grow up seeing linux

(22:29:40) [me]: yeah

(22:29:45) [me]: like my parents :-P

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[link] heard: 25 November 2007
[edit] added: 25 November 2007

(15:59:40) Rianna: I sat alone in the dark one night ... I found a preacher who spoke of the light -- he'd show me the way according to him, in return for my personal check. I flipped my channel back to CNN and lit another cigarette.

(16:00:15) Rianna: i dunno, that's most sane thing ever said on a country music station

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

"I don't think I've ever had smore burn-out."

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

(00:47:17) Rianna: i had a dream last night that i was on a train to georgia with a bunch of people from high school

(00:49:05) [me]: which Georgia?

(00:49:24) Rianna: the boring one :-p

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[link] heard: 20 May 2007
[edit] added: 20 May 2007

(00:43:04) Rianna: i love chatting with my drunk friends, but i had to sleep

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[link] heard: 19 March 2007
[edit] added: 21 March 2007

"Like, when I smoke in a public place, it's a private public place."

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

"No, you see, it doesn't work that way—it's dark half the year, so you commit suicide, and the other half of the year, it's light, and you're dead."

Derek tells Rianna about Scandinavia
provincialism, death, life, weather, scandinavia
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[link] heard: 11 November 2006
[edit] added: 11 November 2006

[song plays: The Hollies - Stop Stop Stop]

Rianna: "Whoa."

Jonathan: "Do you recognise this?"

Rianna: "I recognise when someone is on drugs and writing music."

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[link] heard: 11 November 2006
[edit] added: 12 November 2006

Jonathan: "Gah. Where's my camera?"

Rianna: "I donno. It needs a page button so it beeps and you can find it. ... All my shit needs one too."

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[link] heard: 10 November 2006
[edit] added: 11 November 2006

"Do you want me to stir this with another spoon or a different spoon?"

"Is there a spoon?"
food, stupidity, deepness, scrambling
[comment] [rate] 3/5

[link] heard: 28 October 2006
[edit] added: 28 October 2006

Jonathan: "That's what weekends are for: taking care of stuff that got out of hand during the week."

Rianna: "Yeah, like sobriety."

[comment] [rate] 4/5

[link] heard: 7 October 2006
[edit] added: 7 October 2006

Derek: "Agh!"

Rianna: "What's wrong with your spine?"

Derek: "It's made out of bones!"

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[link] heard: 2 October 2006
[edit] added: 7 October 2006

"That's like pulling an assault rifle on a horde of bunnies! A horde of bunnies in a cage!"

in reference to the Amish school shootings
sadness, animals, badness, death, violence, cuteness
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[link] heard: 19 September 2006
[edit] added: 9 October 2006

[TV blares in another apartment]

Rianna: "Wow, someone's TV is up later than we are."

[me]: "Maybe someone is actually up later than us."

Rianna: "Or maybe someone is up way earlier than us."

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

17:15:51 [Rianna]: even when i walk down the street, sometime 'ye olde inner monologue' becomes 'ye olde outer monologue'

[comment] [rate] 3/5

[link] heard: 28 June 2006
[edit] added: 27 June 2006

02:30:52 [Rianna]: Like being so into Rocky Horror Picture Show, that you're there all the time and sleeping with multiple cast members at the same time in the same room? :-p

02:31:45 [me]: well, that's not so sketchy for Rocky Horror if you're in the cast

02:31:57 [Rianna]: whoa, yeah, that is pretty weird

on sketchiness, though it turns out Rianna was referring to something else
sketchiness, sex, weirdness, geekiness, double-standards
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[link] heard: 18 June 2006
[edit] added: 18 June 2006

14:13:02 [Rianna]: yeah...fanfiction is like...free literary crack

14:13:32 [Rianna]: It is really fun, generally not too good for you, but you keep coming back for more each time you quit :-p

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[link] heard: 9 June 2006
[edit] added: 13 June 2006

Jonathan: "Whoa, there's a Russian Passport Helpline! And it's a 1-800 number."

Rianna: "1-800-BRIBE-US?"

[comment] [rate] 4/5

[link] heard: 8 June 2006
[edit] added: 8 June 2006

Jonathan: "Yeah, it's a couple people taking advantage of one group's suffering to take advantage of another group's generosity to take advantage of another group's money."

Rianna: "It's like one big orgy of screw-overage."

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[link] heard: 7 June 2006
[edit] added: 7 June 2006

"Are you sure we should be, like, mining for nuts in the ice-cream tub?"

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[link] heard: 7 June 2006
[edit] added: 7 June 2006

(20:41:33) [Rianna]: uhh...what version of the windows virus are you runinng?

(20:42:01) [Laura]: The latest version of AVG.

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[link] heard: 5 June 2006
[edit] added: 6 June 2006

"Basically, if you can read a double entendre into it, do it. No pun intended."

giving advice for how to read Shakespearean comedy
sex, puns, books, bad-ideas, hormone-driven, euphamisms, language, wisdom
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[link] heard: 2 June 2006
[edit] added: 2 June 2006

"Greek and Latin show ablaut as well, but not as strongly as Germanic. No pun intended."

[comment] [rate] 5/5

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

Jonathan: "You know how the saying goes, three Jews in a room, four opinions."

Rianna: "Three Americans in a room, two opinions. I mean, I'd rather be stereotyped as having lots of opinions instead of…not thinking."

[comment] [rate] 4/5

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

"I wish I knew more places that had less of an element of sketch."

in reference to finding a [safe] place for star-gazaing
sketchiness, science, physics, sadness, ghetto-talk, geekiness
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[link] heard: 30 May 2006
[edit] added: 30 May 2006

"Do you want another slice of iced tea and some more bread?"

[comment] [rate] 2/5

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

"Formatting in LaTeX is like spending the extra couple of bucks to have a good liquor in your cocktail."

[comment] [rate] 5/5

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

Rianna: "What should we do with the bread?"

Jonathan: "Well, we could toast it."

Rianna: "Yeah, that's what I was thinking—that'll make it easier to spread the avocado joy."

[comment] [rate] 3/5

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

"This is, like, the ultimate incarnation of toast."

toast with avocados, extra sharp cheddar, cilantro, spices
food, wisdom, burning, insightfulness, philosophy, omnipotence
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[link] heard: 27 May 2006
[edit] added: 27 May 2006
"It's really weird to see a ‘y’ used like a /j/… It throws me in English."
[comment] [rate] 1/5

[link] heard: 27 May 2006
[edit] added: 27 May 2006

"Everybody does that to salads. It makes them look like they're bleeding."

about tomatoes
food, death, bad-ideas, evil, badness
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[link] heard: 27 May 2006
[edit] added: 27 May 2006

Rianna: "I don't even speak Danish!"

Jonathan: "Have you ever studied Danish?"

Rianna: "No, but still… I can't even read it. Out loud."

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[link] heard: 23 May 2006
[edit] added: 27 May 2006

"I don't like that whole ‘let's be shitty to pagan goddesses’ thing."

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[link] heard: 23 May 2006
[edit] added: 27 May 2006

"The Danes haven't pronounced all the letters in their language for centuries."

[comment] [rate] 2/5

[link] heard: 22 May 2006
[edit] added: 22 May 2006

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

[comment] [rate] 4.5/5

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

"It'd be cool to be a Q. I'd dance in a quasar, man. Totally."

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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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