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 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: Obsession with a certain person?

Posted: 05 Aug 2013, 3:46 pm 

Replies: 28
Views: 10,008


Some real-life guys in the past, which was way embarrassing. Some famous people. Had a big John Lennon thing going from about 11-16. These days, Kurt Cobain. I just feel such a strong connection to him and to his music. (I know a lot of people out there say that, but usually they're teenagers, and I...

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: Endangered Languages In The World

Posted: 26 Jul 2013, 6:32 am 

Replies: 14
Views: 1,526


Sad to hear about this happening. I'm interested in the Lushootseed language (xWhul'shut'sid, as it's more accurately pronounced) of the Coast Salish tribes. Thankfully this one isn't quite that far gone, and has a fair number of groups trying to revive it round the Puget Sound area. Here's one of t...

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: 4 Things that gives you the creeps

Posted: 12 Jul 2013, 7:30 am 

Replies: 79
Views: 11,111


1. Old porcelain dolls and the ball-jointed type are creepy in a pleasantly spooky kind of way, but what really freaks me out are those hyper-real baby dolls some women collect - the ones that have realistic skin texture and weight and some of them even appear to breathe . (I watched a documentary a...

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: The World's Most Beautiful Skylines

Posted: 12 Jul 2013, 7:02 am 

Replies: 22
Views: 1,585


Seattle is beautiful. 'Specially on a nice day when the mountain's out. :D

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: If 1 day with someone who isn't alive any longer - who?

Posted: 29 Jun 2013, 3:49 pm 

Replies: 41
Views: 1,970


Who would you choose to meet? Which year would you travel back to? And, what would you like to do? (If you only feel like answering one of the questions above that's fine to) Philip K. Dick 1981 Mostly just talk about Science Fiction in general or some of his views on Religion especially Taoism. Ri...

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: Need help for short trip to Seattle, WA

Posted: 28 Jun 2013, 2:33 pm 

Replies: 2
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We've stayed at this place a couple of times. It's cosy, not too expensive, and just over the road from to the Seattle Center, so about a ten minute bus ride into town. http://www.innatqueenanne.com/ I've been to Seattle four times now, and the buses do indeed strike me as pretty good. If you're goi...

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: Send an anonymous message to ANYONE in your life

Posted: 26 Jun 2013, 2:49 pm 

Replies: 2,474
Views: 29,518


A narcissist really, truly changing and developing empathy is as rare as a pig growing wings. You deserve better. Please leave him before he screws you up again.

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: What Are The Strangest Things You Have Seen?

Posted: 26 Jun 2013, 2:47 pm 

Replies: 23
Views: 1,935


We once got on a bus in Seattle and there were four young guys in the back seats. They were all dressed head to foot in black leather and wearing KISS makeup, and as the bus pulled away they all started beatboxing. That was weird but fun.

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: If 1 day with someone who isn't alive any longer - who?

Posted: 25 Jun 2013, 3:30 pm 

Replies: 41
Views: 1,970


Well...unsurprisingly, Kurt Cobain. In Seattle, in the late summer of 1991, before Nevermind came out, during a smack-free interval (he didn't take it all the time back then) and when his stomach wasn't playing up. I'd like to just bum around town with him and go thrift store shopping, then go back ...

 Forum: Art, Writing, and Music   Topic: Is music a language?

Posted: 16 Jun 2013, 1:28 pm 

Replies: 15
Views: 1,948


Songs can communicate the same emotion regardless of whether you speak the same language as the singer, so it must be the music doing the communicating. There's a book - The Singing Neanderthals by Prof. Stephen Mithen - which claims that music was in some ways the forerunner of language. Interestin...

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: Quotes, quotes, quotes!

Posted: 16 Jun 2013, 11:46 am 

Replies: 290
Views: 30,302


Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are.
- Kurt Cobain

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: The 10-song Shuffle

Posted: 16 Jun 2013, 11:36 am 

Replies: 484
Views: 35,600


Thao - Bag of Hammers
Sleater-Kinney - Combat Rock
Vaselines - Poison Pen
Suzanne Vega - Rock In This Pocket
Blur - Girls & Boys
Bratmobile - Cherry Bomb
Monkees - I Wanna Be Free
Sex Pistols - Anarchy In The UK
Young Marble Giants - Brand New Life
Alice In Chains - Nothin' Song

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: What's your 15 favorite music albums?

Posted: 14 Jun 2013, 1:37 pm 

Replies: 17
Views: 1,724


Currently, and in no particular order: Nirvana - MTV Unplugged in New York (are live albums allowed...if not, I'd go for In Utero) Beatles - Revolver Tori Amos - Little Earthquakes Mazzy Star - She Hangs Brightly Sleater-Kinney- One Beat Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes The Winding Sheet - Mark Lanegan Pix...

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: MOST FAMOUS aspergians?

Posted: 05 Jun 2013, 1:16 pm 

Replies: 83
Views: 31,427


Kurt Cobain? I think we've had this discussion before, probably several times. He was diagnosed with ADHD and put on Ritalin as a child, and I recall reading that he might have had bipolar (there seems to have been a history of it in his family), but there's no conclusive evidence for his having be...

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: Retro Revivalism Sucks

Posted: 01 Jun 2013, 4:11 pm 

Replies: 25
Views: 2,018


It saddens me that this came about because of yet another bastardization of what Grunge "style" (an absence of style and fashion consciousness) it's supposed to mean. Exactly. Every so often, the stuff I buy in thrift stores is suddenly available in hideously overpriced versions in stores where the...

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: What is your favorite song?

Posted: 31 May 2013, 1:41 pm 

Replies: 11
Views: 1,071


This one:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vabnZ9-ex7o[/youtube]
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