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Old 04-12-2007, 10:53 AM
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In the interest of keeping the other threads tubelike, I have created this thread to serve as a dump truck. Post funny links here rather than starting new threads for them. By doing so, you will resist the temptation to make link posts in your blog instead, which is a good way to post frequently but a bad way to post memorably.

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And second. This is so wrong.
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Old 04-12-2007, 04:29 PM
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Okay, how about Strange Candy?

http://www.strangecandy.net/

A must-read webcomic for any fan of the cultural benefits we've recieved from Japan.

Or the Standard Galactic Alphabet?

http://www.ultrazone.org/sga/?msg=fiver

I even input the word "fiver" in there so you can all see how a Vorticon would spell it.
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Uh, does that website have some weird hyperlink that I'm just not finding?
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I dunno if this has been brought to the attention here or not, but I found this both incredibly stupid and incredibly funny.
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Ha! If you're familiar with lolcats, check that out. It's a hoot.

In other news, here's a fantastic article about different perspectives on digital rights by Matt Skala, a fellow Waterloovian. It's a bit condescending in spots, but brilliantly presented. I for one feel smarter.
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giuseppe_Garibaldi
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Clips from Star Trek featuring the second most important number ever, 47! The most important is 42, of course.
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http://www.cleverbot.com/
An interesting site my siblings discovered. Talk (er, type) to the computer and it'll talk back.
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vz-MepaJCM4

One of my favorite Star Trek conversations. Garak and Quark discuss root beer and compare it to the Federation as a whole.
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Today is Mickey Mouse's birthday! He's 92 today.



I'm not really a fan of the new series, but there are plenty of his old shorts that I love.


The Brave Little Tailor


Thru The Mirror


Mickey's Trailer


Clock Cleaners


The Prince and the Pauper
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Today I discovered that there are a few people on YouTube making CG animations of the Power Rangers Megazords. This is my favorite.


I'm pretty sure I've covered my history with Power Rangers elsewhere, so I won't duplicate it here. Suffice to say, if a remastered version of Power Rangers had to happen I wish they could've replaced the Megazord battles with something more dynamic than just guys covered in boxes and rubber suits duking it out.
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h2g2.com's entry on DS9.


A rather thorough rundown of the series. Some highlights (as usual, italic text is from the page)...


Space - the final frontier. These are the non-voyages of the Space Station Deep Space Nine. Its continuing mission: to explore no strange new worlds, to seek out the same old life and the same old civilisations, to boldly stay in the same spot every week.
- The reason Deep Space Nine didn't have an introductory speech.

I think this is a bit harsh. They do go exploring a bit. But not much.

The Federation can't accept the Bajorans until they are deemed ready to join, and it's the job of Commander Benjamin Sisko, who runs Deep Space Nine, to make sure that the Bajorans meet the requirements for membership. This isn't easy as many Bajorans, including his Bajoran first officer Kira Nerys, don't believe that the Federation has any business being on Bajor.


It's an interesting question: what would make Bajor finally ready for Federation membership? I would certainly argue that there are still numerous intergroup conflicts on Bajor: the church, the Provisional Government, the DMZ residents, the marginalized freedom fighters, etc. Not to mention all of the Bajorans who abandoned the whole area and joined Starfleet. This is a key reason why I think Ro should've at least had a two-part episode devoted to her.


After the destruction of the Enterprise-D in Star Trek Generations, Worf fell into a depression, and considered leaving Starfleet in order for him to return to the Klingon home world.



I'm not sure if I would call it a "depression", to be honest. Worf seemed more lost, someone who's life has been turned completely upside down. He wasn't expecting to rebuild it into something completely different so soon. Although of the classic TNG seven, I would pin down Worf as the one who would've left for a higher post on a different ship first.

O'Brien is the show's everyman. Around once a season the writers would write an episode where he's emotionally tortured in some way, seemingly without realising that they were doing it.

I'm pretty sure the writers deliberately put O'Brien through the wringer once a season to allow Colm Meaney to act out of the usual range.



Initially [Bashir's] eagerness annoys many people on the station, especially O'Brien, but the two eventually form what's perhaps the greatest friendship in Star Trek.


Very debatable. I'd put the interactions of the TOS trinity above Bashir and O'Brien anyday.



To sum up Garak in one paragraph, no matter how long it is, is an impossibility.



An exaggeration. SF Debris did it just fine.



[Garak is] the master of a witty one-liner, but he can turn sinister at a moment's notice.


Whether or not you can characterize Garak as "sinister" is another whole discussion.


The reason the station looks so bizarre is because the designers had three months to design it, and they went a little bit mad.


As I've stated before, the pylons make sense for Cardassian ships, they're just inefficient for any other race.


The Bajorans look like humans in every way, but they have a wrinkled nose (that's what passes for an alien on Star Trek).


Well, duh! What were you expecting? I really hate it when people trash the minimal nose-and-ear makeup thing. It was required to make the show economical, plus more makeup means less emoting. At least this isn't TOS when most aliens were exact copies of humans.

They are ruled by a provisional Government, which never actually seems to become an actual government.



He's got a point. The whole "Provisional Government" thing should've been over after a few years. Actually, Shakaar should've instituted a proper constitution and ditched the "Provisional" thing in the fourth season. (Meaningless aside, but did you know that Shakaar was only in three episodes? I was shocked to find that out today.)





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A rather unusual Trek crossover...with Winnie the Pooh.
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