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by Mahatma
Wed Jan 31, 2007 3:18 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: ¡Buen viaje a mí!
Replies: 23
Views: 6355

I have wireless internet! Woot!

Thanks guys! Barcelona is awesome. There is a CaixaGalicia (bank) right on the corner across from the apartment I'm staying in, and it makes me think of Jota. :D
Where's your copy of Ender's Shadow?!


<_< .... >_> .... umm .... I plead the 5th?
by Mahatma
Thu Jan 25, 2007 3:55 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: ¡Buen viaje a mí!
Replies: 23
Views: 6355

¡Buen viaje a mí!

I'm leaving the good ol' US of A [/sarcasm] in about 15 hours to spend the semester in Barcelona! I'm so excited that I had to make my own thread! :stoned: I've got my ratty copy of EG all packed, in Saran wrap and a plastic bag so the baggage handlers don't hurt it. (Nope, not kidding.) Don't know ...
by Mahatma
Tue Jan 23, 2007 10:22 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Quotes
Replies: 365
Views: 98518

First one is from Evil Dead 2, the rest are from Army of Darkness. Hail to the King, baby. *bangs head on desk* I just recently watched Army of Darkness, for embarrassing reasons (like... theguyi'mkindastalkingdresseduplikethatforhalloween... :oops: ). That is one effed-up movie. Anyway... making w...
by Mahatma
Tue Jan 23, 2007 10:11 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Desktops!!!
Replies: 103
Views: 26896

*bump*

I can post my actual desktop now since it doesn't have my full name on it! :stoned:

Image
by Mahatma
Mon Jan 22, 2007 2:50 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: What super power would you like to have?
Replies: 38
Views: 11555

I would like to read people's minds -- not have them read mine. :stoned:
by Mahatma
Tue Jan 16, 2007 11:07 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: which political group?
Replies: 26
Views: 7657

I'm unaffiliated with a party. Interestingly, I hadn't ever looked up the socialist party until I saw this poll. I agree with so much of it that I am starting to wonder how to break it to my parents that I'm a socialist. :stoned:
by Mahatma
Tue Jan 16, 2007 1:43 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Snow Day!
Replies: 26
Views: 7562

My younger brother's high school was delayed for an hour. Everybody's been freaking out about a potential ice storm, but it looks to me as if there's just some snow that's finally sticking. :)
by Mahatma
Tue Jan 16, 2007 1:41 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Name-Change Stereotypes
Replies: 92
Views: 18227

The way I see it, if I ever get married, either I have my father's name or my husband's name (or both, but for some reason I'd hate a hyphenated name). I'd much rather have my husband's name because a) I chose him, I didn't choose my dad, b) hopefully my husband is a lot less of an ignorant sexist t...
by Mahatma
Fri Jan 12, 2007 12:23 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: classes next semester/quarter
Replies: 67
Views: 19880

*raises hand* That's me. Every application of linguistics that could be practical, I'm really not interested in (translation, gov't work, etc.)... nope, I'm going for a PhD in the theoretical stuff nobody outside universities cares about. And I chose to take calculus over statistics... less useful, ...
by Mahatma
Wed Jan 10, 2007 11:50 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Star Wars... pants!
Replies: 20
Views: 5605

I don't know why exactly, but this is one of these things that I cannot help, or stop, laughing out loud about. I expect my mom to come over here any minute saying "What is so funny?!" :stoned:
by Mahatma
Tue Jan 09, 2007 12:20 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Pet Pics!
Replies: 314
Views: 87526

lol... One of my friends is scared of dogs, and my dog is the sweetest ever. She only barks when she wants food or sees someone pulling in the driveway (who she wants to meet of course), she only growls when she plays tug (which she stinks at), she loves to snuggle, and you can even take food away f...
by Mahatma
Sun Jan 07, 2007 1:01 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Need effective program for advertisement!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 2705

But I don't LIKE spam!
by Mahatma
Sun Jan 07, 2007 1:00 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: PWEB Portraits 2.0
Replies: 1590
Views: 284736

Curly-hair-only salon? I never knew such a thing existed...
by Mahatma
Thu Jan 04, 2007 12:08 am
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Banned Words
Replies: 24
Views: 5344

What is ironic is that you, english speaking guys, have difficulties with Spanish vowels... we only have 5 vowels, and you have almost 20 O_o... and from what i learned about English phonetics, you have all the vowels we have. English phonetics for a Spanish speaker is hell... because there are so ...
by Mahatma
Wed Jan 03, 2007 10:06 am
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Banned Words
Replies: 24
Views: 5344

I break out the velar fricatives for some of that.
hehe, true... [x]... although my Colombian friend says [h]. But we're talking about Mexican food. :P

yeah, sorry, ha-la-PEN-yo is better. I guess I wanted to differentiate between [ε] and [e], and ended up going overboard with [eı].
by Mahatma
Wed Jan 03, 2007 12:16 am
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Dear Diary/Journal/Bob 3.0
Replies: 4607
Views: 667248

Dear Bob, I'm scared. I'm excited, but I'm scared. I'm more attached now -- to people, to places -- than I was five years ago. I'm also going to be gone 5 months longer. What if I can't do it? What if I actually get homesick? I've never been homesick before, but I've never really felt like I belonge...
by Mahatma
Tue Jan 02, 2007 11:58 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Banned Words
Replies: 24
Views: 5344

Ha, "chi-PO-tulls"... ugh, that irks me. And "tuh-MA-leez" instead of "to-MA-layss"... "ha-la-PEEN-yo" instead of "ha-la-PAIN-yo" ...and when people can't figure out how to pronounce frijoles ("free-HO-layss"). There's also a Mexican restaurant in my hometown called Chilango's, and everyone says "ch...
by Mahatma
Tue Jan 02, 2007 11:10 am
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: ...
Replies: 33
Views: 7732

Oooh! I always had sparkling white grape juice for New Year's as a kid. I still prefer it to champagne (although I like that too). The concord version is just... meh.
by Mahatma
Mon Jan 01, 2007 5:24 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: 2006
Replies: 20
Views: 4402

2006 was a good year for me... not too eventful, but it was good. Which sounds kinda blah, but it's saying something. I feel really good about 2006... hope 2007 keeps up :)
by Mahatma
Mon Jan 01, 2007 5:22 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: ...
Replies: 33
Views: 7732

pshh... spell/grammar checkers are for the weak. :P

that said, I am a bigger fan of apple cider than alcohol.
by Mahatma
Sun Dec 31, 2006 5:59 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Desktops!!!
Replies: 103
Views: 26896

Yay for Saras and our Harry Potter desktops! This is on mine: http://www.mugglenet.com/images/wallpapers/ravenclaw5.jpg ... but in the top lefthand corner, I typed my full name in Greek, Russian, Hindi, and Arabic (in that order). You know, just to prove that I'm a Ravenclaw. :wink: I've also got tw...
by Mahatma
Sun Dec 31, 2006 5:44 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: The Latin Club
Replies: 51
Views: 14939

It seems to make sense as intransitive to me -- although I don't know the context of the sentence, except that it's about philosophy. Not sure what is meant by "abstracted species", maybe that would help?
by Mahatma
Sun Dec 31, 2006 5:28 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Jani's European Adventure
Replies: 14
Views: 4065

If you're in Barcelona before May 30, PM me if you wanna visit! :) I'll be there for the semester. Don't know where I'm staying yet though... *grumble grumble* The only place I've been in Europe is Norway. I definitely recommend Oslo... but if you're going to visit a Swedish friend, he/she may not a...
by Mahatma
Fri Dec 29, 2006 3:08 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Reviews of anything
Replies: 46
Views: 9465

*bump* Thank all deities for Almost Famous , otherwise I would never have heard Neil Young's "Cortez the Killer". Slow, sad ballads and politically charged songs are nothing unusual for Neil Young. In fact, I can't think of any songs of his that don't fall into one category or the other, or both. Bu...
by Mahatma
Fri Dec 29, 2006 2:38 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Some things just make me happy...
Replies: 8
Views: 1769

*does a comma dance*

*gives everyone involved copies of Eats, Shoots and Leaves*

*worships Lynne Truss*
by Mahatma
Fri Dec 29, 2006 2:02 am
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Your Discovery of Pweb
Replies: 27
Views: 6649

I joined pweb cos I needed someone to share my love of EG about 5 years ago. My real friends just weren't cutting it. :P
by Mahatma
Sun Dec 24, 2006 12:39 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Harry Potter 7
Replies: 257
Views: 60873

In books 1, 3, and 5, Ron is badly injured. In books 2, 4, and 6, he is not. It seems a little unnaturally crass for her to follow a pattern like that, but the pattern is there. There's also (and this is the most worrying, to me) that Ron gets associated with the veil in OotP (pg 774, for those int...
by Mahatma
Sun Dec 24, 2006 12:39 am
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Harry Potter 7
Replies: 257
Views: 60873

*raises hand*

I will also join in said riot if Ron is killed.

:cry:
by Mahatma
Fri Dec 22, 2006 2:54 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Harry Potter 7
Replies: 257
Views: 60873

Actually, she's the main reason I'd be mildy depressed if Harry dies. That is actually the case for me too... except more than mildly. None of the trio, or Ginny, can die. Why? Because there's a future for R/Hr and H/G, dammit! Nobody paired off can die! Now, if only JKR agrees with me... (voice in...
by Mahatma
Fri Dec 22, 2006 12:15 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Confessions of a 20-something mother
Replies: 3888
Views: 549591

It wasn't that important to the plot, was it?

...Confession: I had to look up gerundive. :oops:
by Mahatma
Fri Dec 22, 2006 10:24 am
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Harry Potter 7
Replies: 257
Views: 60873

The thing is, about the hallows... every title so far has been about something introduced in the book, that we didn't know about before. I don't think "the Deathly Hallows" can really refer to the Horcruxes unless she's changing that pattern. But then again, it's not like there are a lot of possibil...
by Mahatma
Fri Dec 22, 2006 12:06 am
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Dear Diary/Journal/Bob 3.0
Replies: 4607
Views: 667248

Dear Bob,

Today an old high school friend found me at the mall and we talked for a minute. Nothing much, just, "How are you? Last minute Christmas shopping? Me too." But it was nice, and it made my day. :)
by Mahatma
Fri Dec 22, 2006 12:00 am
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Harry Potter 7
Replies: 257
Views: 60873

I don't like it. I don't like it at all. Oh, don't get me wrong. It's enough. It's not weak or lame or boring, that's for sure. But it's scary ! I know everyone thinks she is going to kill off Harry... including Dan Radcliffe himself, who thinks it would be fun to play a death ([grumble]way to perpe...
by Mahatma
Thu Dec 21, 2006 7:47 am
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Confessions of a 20-something mother
Replies: 3888
Views: 549591

Confession: When Ben Stiller asked Jon Stewart what a gerund was on the Daily Show last night, I actually started answering him. Literally, I said, "It's--" and realized it wouldn't do any good because he couldn't hear me. And when Jon said it's an -ing word, I realized that he may not know the diff...
by Mahatma
Wed Dec 20, 2006 11:30 pm
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Currently Playing (CD/MP3)
Replies: 741
Views: 155233

"Cortez the Killer" by Neil Young... a beautifully sad song. Easily the best Neil Young song I have ever heard.

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