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Spinach
October 28th, 2015, 07:39 AM
So Vagrant asked Snow to post pics of dishes and she did haha the absolute madman one of the greatest legends I've ever known.

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 07:41 AM
:( y u make fun of me

Fancy Face the First
October 28th, 2015, 08:27 AM
I just seriously fucked my hand up from jerking too hard

Hopefully I won't need a doctor visit

That would be embarrassing.

Spinach
October 28th, 2015, 08:31 AM
I tried going in for a wank after playing fighting games for like 9 hours straight and was having cramps in all my fingers. Worst decision ever, but it was worth it in the end.

Get well soon.

Ivan The Mouse
October 28th, 2015, 08:34 AM
I just seriously fucked my hand up from jerking too hard

Hopefully I won't need a doctor visit

That would be embarrassing.

I remember when my dick got wounds from fapping to many times and too hard.

Vagrant
October 28th, 2015, 08:52 AM
Okay, fine!
http://i.imgur.com/yggynPv.jpg

Four giant white dishes all proudly pointing up to the sky. Kinda gay imo. And possibly racist.

Nuclear Consensus
October 28th, 2015, 09:05 AM
So I found out my crush used to paint. Then an uncannily convenient Rappler link talking about really nice planners, one of them being a planner-slash-canvas, pops up.

THANK YOU GOD

Cruor
October 28th, 2015, 09:20 AM
Okay, fine!
http://i.imgur.com/yggynPv.jpg

Man you suck at stacking plates. The stilts on em would slip off in the sink. And you stacked em in a way that they curve and turn can't put more plates on.

3/10 good luck next time.

Ivan The Mouse
October 28th, 2015, 09:33 AM
So I found out my crush used to paint. Then an uncannily convenient Rappler link talking about really nice planners, one of them being a planner-slash-canvas, pops up.

THANK YOU GOD

ONWARDS.

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 09:57 AM
Man you suck at stacking plates. The stilts on em would slip off in the sink. And you stacked em in a way that they curve and turn can't put more plates on.

3/10 good luck next time.
thank you i will try my best

GhostDIGIT
October 28th, 2015, 10:02 AM
I couldn't go to sleep during the night, I was too busy watching From Dusk Till Dawn.

Skull
October 28th, 2015, 10:24 AM
Oh dear, I've been left instructions to cook dinner for everyone.

This is not going to go well.

JetKinen
October 28th, 2015, 10:25 AM
the movie or the series?

Peanut-007
October 28th, 2015, 10:26 AM
Oh dear, I've been left instructions to cook dinner for everyone.

This is not going to go well.

You should cook everyone for dinner instead.

GhostDIGIT
October 28th, 2015, 10:30 AM
the movie or the series?
The series.

JetKinen
October 28th, 2015, 10:52 AM
So is it good?

GhostDIGIT
October 28th, 2015, 11:02 AM
Yeah.

Imperial
October 28th, 2015, 11:09 AM
I've been getting dizzy a lot lately, and I can't fathom why.

My diet hasn't changed recently. I've been in this apartment for two months with no problem and working at the same two jobs. I don't drink anymore, so it's obviously not a hangover. I don't drink coffee either, so it's not some sort post-caffeine high comedown. What could it be?

SeiKeo
October 28th, 2015, 11:12 AM
Sleep, dehydration.

Sesto
October 28th, 2015, 11:13 AM
interviewer: "So why do you want to work at this company?"

me: "[insert a bunch of nonsense about petroleum and the economy], also you guys seem like a good up and coming company to gain experience with"

interview: "well, we're actually not up and coming... we've been in business for 40 years"

me: http://i.imgur.com/D0bFRnx.png?1

el oh el

Imperial
October 28th, 2015, 11:20 AM
Sleep, dehydration.

I drink at least a gallon of water a day.

But yeah, it's probably the sleep factor. This new job has me working overnight. I thought I was adjusting well.

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 11:24 AM
Low blood pressure? Could also be a deficiency of iron or something else in your blood. But yeah probably sleep deprivation.

JetKinen
October 28th, 2015, 11:33 AM
interviewer: "So why do you want to work at this company?"

me: "[insert a bunch of nonsense about petroleum and the economy], also you guys seem like a good up and coming company to gain experience with"

interview: "well, we're actually not up and coming... we've been in business for 40 years"

me: http://i.imgur.com/D0bFRnx.png?1

el oh el

Well, did you get the job?

Sesto
October 28th, 2015, 11:38 AM
Well, did you get the job?

Dunno, they said they have a few more students to interview and that I'll know by the end of the week. The interview went well other than that but I don't really have high hopes.

Skull
October 28th, 2015, 12:19 PM
Dunno, they said they have a few more students to interview and that I'll know by the end of the week. The interview went well other than that but I don't really have high hopes.
Kinda in the same boat, did an interview two days ago and now the long wait.

Only just finished my current part time job today lol.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 12:55 PM
Kinda in the same boat, did an interview two days ago and now the long wait.

Only just finished my current part time job today lol.
What job did you interview for?

Skull
October 28th, 2015, 01:21 PM
What job did you interview for?
A manufacturing job in a warehouse.

Not a lot going at this time of the year.

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 02:03 PM
would be cool if a thread existed where people with terrible concentration and discipline in watching anime and shows in general like me could give each other watching 'assignments', and like once a week or so you have to report on your progress and/or write up something on what you just watched.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 02:04 PM
would be cool if a thread existed where people with terrible concentration and discipline in watching anime and shows in general like me could give each other watching 'assignments', and like once a week or so you have to report on your progress and/or write up something on what you just watched.

My progress is that I'm high on Jojo right now.

SeiKeo
October 28th, 2015, 02:05 PM
would be cool if a thread existed where people with terrible concentration and discipline in watching anime and shows in general like me could give each other watching 'assignments', and like once a week or so you have to report on your progress and/or write up something on what you just watched.
Then the shows would actually have to be interesting to write about

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 02:07 PM
well yeah, sort of like a book club. and you'd still be perfectly free to say something is shit and you won't watch it anymore i guess.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 02:08 PM
well yeah, sort of like a book club. and you'd still be perfectly free to say something is shit and you won't watch it anymore i guess.
If you really think it would be a good idea you could try making the thread. Don't know how many people would participate though.

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 02:10 PM
most people finish things they start :'(

SeiKeo
October 28th, 2015, 02:12 PM
Well not really, why do you think the backlog is such a common thing people reference?

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 02:12 PM
I stayed up till 6 in the morning last night.

Skull
October 28th, 2015, 02:16 PM
I stayed up till 6 in the morning last night.
What on earth for?

You shouldn't neglect sleep just because you're on holiday y'know?

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 02:18 PM
Well it was my friend's birthday and there was a group sleep over thing. We played halo 5 till 3 then I spent 3 hours talking to my friends. We hadn't had a good chat in ages so it was pretty fun.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 02:19 PM
most people finish things they start :'(
Plenty of people don't finish things they start. Do you want it or not?

Fel
October 28th, 2015, 02:19 PM
would be cool if a thread existed where people with terrible concentration and discipline in watching anime and shows in general like me could give each other watching 'assignments', and like once a week or so you have to report on your progress and/or write up something on what you just watched.
Just make the thread. Do it. Just do it. Shia.mp3

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 02:21 PM
Well not really, why do you think the backlog is such a common thing people reference?

I'm particularly terrible with this, I think.

One of the major factors in this is that I'm a social watcher and can easily go through an entire series in one sitting when I'm watching with someone, but when I watch alone I can do a few episodes tops before I get distracted by something.

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Just make the thread. Do it. Just do it. Shia.mp3

i have performance anxiety when it comes to making threads

Janx
October 28th, 2015, 02:23 PM
I'm particularly terrible with this, I think.

One of the major factors in this is that I'm a social watcher and can easily go through an entire series in one sitting when I'm watching with someone, but when I watch alone I can do a few episodes tops before I get distracted by something.


Same. These days I tend to watch it at the same time while in like skype or battlenet chat with a friend also watching it.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 02:24 PM
i have performance anxiety when it comes to making threads
That's what performance enhancing drugs are for.

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Same. These days I tend to watch it at the same time while in like skype or battlenet chat with a friend also watching it.

I only ever watch it alone.

Fel
October 28th, 2015, 02:24 PM
My progress is that I'm high on Jojo right now.

https://youtu.be/off7z8xvcZw?t=31s

Beamu right now.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 02:25 PM
https://youtu.be/off7z8xvcZw?t=31s

Beamu right now.

Already been there. Now I'm subjecting myself to the 90s OVA's. Because why not?

Janx
October 28th, 2015, 02:26 PM
I only ever watch it alone.

I get too distracted working on D&D or posting on BL if I do.

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 02:27 PM
I finish most of the anime I watch but I'm terrible at finishing games.

Fel
October 28th, 2015, 02:27 PM
Already been there. Now I'm subjecting myself to the 90s OVA's. Because why not?
In that case just read the manga.

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 02:28 PM
I get too distracted working on D&D or posting on BL if I don't.
Normally the other way around for me when I doing D&D prep but then I get distracted but anime.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 02:29 PM
I get too distracted working on D&D or posting on BL if I do.

There is also the fact that I don't really have any people around here who also like anime.

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In that case just read the manga.

I'm a completionist dammit.

mAc Chaos
October 28th, 2015, 02:38 PM
I don't start new anime often but when I do I marathon it.

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 02:41 PM
I don't want to say goodbye to things so I never finish them.

GhostDIGIT
October 28th, 2015, 02:43 PM
I don't want to say goodbye to things so I never finish them.
But do you say goodbye to yesterday?

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 02:48 PM
I don't start new anime often but when I do I marathon it.
I only marathon it when it's relatively short. For the longer ones I space it out over a longer period of time.

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I don't want to say goodbye to things so I never finish them.

Let them die. Finish them.

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mAc, how long did it take you to marathon all of Jojo?

Skull
October 28th, 2015, 02:52 PM
Ignoring part 1, it took me four months to marathon jojo and get up to date.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 02:53 PM
Ignoring part 1, it took me four months to marathon jojo and get up to date.

Isn't it the longest running manga series in terms of chapters?

Skull
October 28th, 2015, 02:55 PM
Isn't it the longest running manga series in terms of chapters?
No.

According to google, it's only seventh.

mAc Chaos
October 28th, 2015, 02:56 PM
mAc, how long did it take you to marathon all of Jojo?
Hmm, I think 3 days for Part 1 and 2 of the anime, maybe 2 weeks for Part 3, and another 2 weeks for all of the manga except part 8. I stopped after part 7 since I already used up so much Jojo so fast. :(

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Actually the manga might've been more like 1 week.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 03:01 PM
Hmm, I think 3 days for Part 1 and 2 of the anime, maybe 2 weeks for Part 3, and another 2 weeks for all of the manga except part 8. I stopped after part 7 since I already used up so much Jojo so fast. :(

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Actually the manga might've been more like 1 week.

Which part was your favorite?

Skull
October 28th, 2015, 03:05 PM
Which part was your favorite?
It's kinda hard since each part is so different which is one of the things I really like about jojo.
But if I had to choose, it would be part 7 Steel Ball Run.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 03:19 PM
It's kinda hard since each part is so different which is one of the things I really like about jojo.
But if I had to choose, it would be part 7 Steel Ball Run.

What makes you prefer that one?

Skull
October 28th, 2015, 03:25 PM
What makes you prefer that one?
The bromance between the main characters, the stand battles, the interesting villain and the emotional adventure.

GhostDIGIT
October 28th, 2015, 03:40 PM
Looks like this history unit will focus on Africa.

JetKinen
October 28th, 2015, 03:47 PM
Took me a week and a half to watch jojo's p1 and p2 and read the rest of the manga

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 03:50 PM
Looks like this history unit will focus on Africa.

What have you covered so far?

GhostDIGIT
October 28th, 2015, 03:55 PM
It only just began so the only thing I learned is that there was quite a bit of grassland in the Sahara before the rain stopped falling as often as it did before.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 03:58 PM
It only just began so the only thing I learned is that there was quite a bit of grassland in the Sahara before the rain stopped falling as often as it did before.

What parts of the world and time periods have you covered so far?

GhostDIGIT
October 28th, 2015, 04:00 PM
China, Rome, and some early civilizations.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 04:04 PM
China, Rome, and some early civilizations.
"Some other civilizations" is a bit vague. I'm assuming you at least learned a bit the Sumerians, Akkadians, Egyptians, Indus River Valley Civilization, Persians, and Ancient Greeks? Probably more about Egypt and Greece than the others? Did you learn of any other Bronze Age/earlier Iron Age civilizations like the Hittites or Minoans?

GhostDIGIT
October 28th, 2015, 04:05 PM
...Fucking hell, you named all of them.

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 04:06 PM
if Medusa was the leader of an all female biker gang in a slightly cyberpunky urban setting, what would her gang be called?

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 04:08 PM
...Fucking hell, you named all of them.
Did I name any that you didn't cover?

GhostDIGIT
October 28th, 2015, 04:09 PM
Did I name any that you didn't cover?
Nope.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 04:12 PM
Nope.
How in depth was the coverage?

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if Medusa was the leader of an all female biker gang in a slightly cyberpunky urban setting, what would her gang be called?
How far along are you in writing that?

GhostDIGIT
October 28th, 2015, 04:14 PM
How in depth was the coverage?
Pretty equal except for Minoans and Akkadians I think. Although, there wasn't much to know about the Minoans, something about unable to discover their language to figure more out or something else.

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if Medusa was the leader of an all female biker gang in a slightly cyberpunky urban setting, what would her gang be called?
Data Chains?

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 04:15 PM
How far along are you in writing that?
Roughing the intro atm. I kinda-sorta have the overarching plot. I think.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 04:16 PM
Pretty equal except for Minoans and Akkadians I think. Although, there wasn't much to know about the Minoans, something about unable to discover their language to figure more out or something else.

We have parts of their language written down, we just haven't deciphered it. If I recall correctly we haven't deciphered the language of the Indus River Valley Civilization either. Please tell me you can point to all of these places on a map without having to google them.

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Roughing the intro atm. I kinda-sorta have the overarching plot. I think.
How many words are you into it?

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 04:18 PM
How many words are you into it?

684

GhostDIGIT
October 28th, 2015, 04:18 PM
We have parts of their language written down, we just haven't deciphered it. If I recall correctly we haven't deciphered the language of the Indus River Valley Civilization either. Please tell me you can point to all of these places on a map without having to google them.
Well..Um...I'm sorry, Beamu.

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 04:20 PM
I watched this documentary about mill on the floss which is one of the books for A-level English. It sounds really boring so I don't think I'm gonna do English any more. Probably do another science instead.

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Well..Um...I'm sorry, Beamu.
Don't worry ghost, my history is shit tier compared to your's.

GhostDIGIT
October 28th, 2015, 04:22 PM
That's a very petty reason.

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Don't worry ghost, my history is shit tier compared to your's.
Yeah, I know.

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 04:23 PM
Well it's a reasonably long book and I don't want to constantly go back to it for 2 years. On the other hand Othello is really good and the great gatsby seems really interesting....

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 04:25 PM
Well..Um...I'm sorry, Beamu.

Which ones can you locate on your own?

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684
Do you have an idea of how long the first chapter will be?

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 04:26 PM
Might do economics because that has quite a few ties to geography. Probably only going to do geography for a year because the way it's examined is really tedious. I am also pretty bad at remembering facts. We have to learn at least 5 facts for each of the 14 case studies which is quite a lot considering that the case studies are too brief to be able to construct any sort of context around it which you could remember the information. That's for the level I'm currently doing though. Apparently there is fewer case studies with more information in the next level.

GhostDIGIT
October 28th, 2015, 04:27 PM
Which ones can you locate on your own?
Egypt and Greece.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 04:28 PM
Egypt and Greece.
Do you at least have a vague idea of where the others are?

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 04:29 PM
Do you have an idea of how long the first chapter will be?

No idea. I know what I want to put in it and that's about it.

GhostDIGIT
October 28th, 2015, 04:29 PM
Do you at least have a vague idea of where the others are?
No.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 04:30 PM
No.

This saddens me.

SeiKeo
October 28th, 2015, 04:30 PM
if Medusa was the leader of an all female biker gang in a slightly cyberpunky urban setting, what would her gang be called?

Snakes

It almost sounds like a joke answer, sure, but - what if the gang sign is a snake tattoo, starting at the wrist and progressively getting higher up the arm as you're in longer? And a snake is certainly animal enough to be a mascot.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 04:31 PM
No idea. I know what I want to put in it and that's about it.
Do you have anybody to read over it beforehand?

GhostDIGIT
October 28th, 2015, 04:31 PM
This saddens me.
I'm sorry. :(

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 04:33 PM
The Snake idea actually does sound good.

GhostDIGIT
October 28th, 2015, 04:33 PM
I hate second hand embarrassment so much.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 04:33 PM
I'm sorry. :(

Read a book. Or a map. Preferably both.

Skull
October 28th, 2015, 04:35 PM
if Medusa was the leader of an all female biker gang in a slightly cyberpunky urban setting, what would her gang be called?
"SnakeBite", hah I made an alcohol reference, go figure.

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 04:35 PM
Read a book. Or a map. Preferably both.
That doesn't mean that you will necessarily learn it though or have it stick in your head.

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 04:35 PM
Snakes

It almost sounds like a joke answer, sure, but - what if the gang sign is a snake tattoo, starting at the wrist and progressively getting higher up the arm as you're in longer? And a snake is certainly animal enough to be a mascot.
naisu

Do you have anybody to read over it beforehand?
I'll find a suitable victim for that, no worries.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 04:37 PM
I'll find a suitable victim for that, no worries.
If you want I could try.

Seika
October 28th, 2015, 04:40 PM
There's lots of really interesting Minoan archaeology. But without some kind of Rosetta stone, we seem unlikely to be able to translate the Linear A writings, yes. And, even then, there's a strong likelihood it's enough of an isolate that one decipherment couldn't break open the entire language. (You'd like to think that since Linear A and Linear B existed in such close proximity, there'd be some sort of dual-language inscription somewhere, but the historical context fights us on that front).

Polly
October 28th, 2015, 04:40 PM
Life is awful

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 04:42 PM
Ahhh, language jargon makes my head hurt. I'm not even sure about the basic rules of English, I just use it intuitively which is probably the reason I am so bad at french.

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 04:45 PM
Minoan pillars were tapered from the capital to the base. Look pretty funny.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 04:45 PM
There's lots of really interesting Minoan archaeology. But without some kind of Rosetta stone, we seem unlikely to be able to translate the Linear A writings, yes. And, even then, there's a strong likelihood it's enough of an isolate that one decipherment couldn't break open the entire language. (You'd like to think that since Linear A and Linear B existed in such close proximity, there'd be some sort of dual-language inscription somewhere, but the historical context fights us on that front).
Haven't we also not translated the written language of the Indus River Valley Civilization? To my knowledge they don't even share a similar alphabet to any other known language.

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 04:54 PM
http://i.imgur.com/wxxfhBQ.jpg

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 04:57 PM
If time machines where created and it was feasible for people to travel back in time to investigate what things where like in the past, would you say that would be good for history as a field. While the amount of available information would be drastically increased with knowledge that was night impossible to discern or even prove. The downside would be is that it would try history into a pure science where things are observed and things can be proven. I guess some of the fun for historians must be debating over theories and interpretations derived from the limited evidence they have available.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 05:05 PM
http://i.imgur.com/wxxfhBQ.jpg


Did that impact the structural stability in any negative way?

Skull
October 28th, 2015, 05:05 PM
I confess, archaeology never really held my interest, paleontology was always more my thing.

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 05:08 PM
Yeah fossils are cool but so are buildings and other artefacts.

Sesto
October 28th, 2015, 05:09 PM
If time machines where created and it was feasible for people to travel back in time to investigate what things where like in the past, would you say that would be good for history as a field. While the amount of available information would be drastically increased with knowledge that was night impossible to discern or even prove. The downside would be is that it would try history into a pure science where things are observed and things can be proven. I guess some of the fun for historians must be debating over theories and interpretations derived from the limited evidence they have available.

maybe jobs would open up dedicated to being a time travelling historian and getting close to important historical figures (with failsafes in place so history doesn't change obv) so modern society can know more about what these historical figures were really like

i would do it for sure and kiss marie antoinette

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 05:10 PM
Did that impact the structural stability in any negative way?
Surprisingly no. They were radially symmetrical and thick enough to bear the loads. Because of radial symmetry the center of balance remains in the middle, same as with greek pillars that tapered from the bottom up.

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 05:11 PM
I do wonder about the structural integrity of those pillars. Obviously they are pretty stable if they have remained for 3000(?) years. We need some engineers to do a tensile analysis.

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 05:12 PM
I do wonder about the structural integrity of those pillars. Obviously they are pretty stable if they have remained for 3000(?) years. We need some engineers to do a tensile analysis.

I think they already did all they could without damaging the pillars. A complete analysis would require taking one of them to a lab and subjecting it to tests that would have to break it.

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 05:13 PM
maybe jobs would open up dedicated to being a time travelling historian and getting close to important historical figures (with failsafes in place so history doesn't change obv) so modern society can know more about what these historical figures were really like

i would do it for sure and kiss marie antoinette
Did anty get smallpox at any point in her life because that was a pretty common thing? Also was that at the point where they had carcinogenic face powder?

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 05:13 PM
but yeah the reason they're still still standing is pretty straightforward

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 05:13 PM
Surprisingly no. They were radially symmetrical and thick enough to bear the loads. Because of radial symmetry the center of balance remains in the middle, same as with greek pillars that tapered from the bottom up.

Any other interesting tidbits about Minoan architecture?

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but yeah the reason they're still still standing is pretty straightforward
Aliens obviously.

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 05:14 PM
I think they already did all they could without damaging the pillars. A complete analysis would require taking one of them to a lab and subjecting it to tests that would have to break it.
Can't they attempt to create a replica out of the same stone? I guess that would be a lot of work and effort and it's obvious that they are very stable.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 05:15 PM
I recall that my highschool Art teacher really like Minoan art.

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 05:18 PM
They most likely know exactly which stone was used, and the quarry it was brought from (transport was a major issue back then so the stone is brought from quarries nearby). A few simple tests on samples of that stone and you have all it's properties really. But the reason they stand without issue is more or less the same reason things like this can stand.
http://i.imgur.com/U980JXq.jpg

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 05:21 PM
I really feel sad that the documentary section on satellite tv is now full of shitty ancient aliens, nazi mega structures, things that aren't even documentaries like storage wars + vikings and also how it's made (which to be fair is quite good but should be more supplementary to other documentaries and it can be boring). I used to remember when I watched loads of physics, dinosaur and wildlife documentaries (there are still a few wildlife documentaries but again they can be quite boring). I remember stuff that used to be on there with michio kaku's crazy musings but that is 10x than the crazy tanned ancient aliens guy. How long ago did he become a full on meme? Pretty sure I was watching him before it was a thing or at least until I caught wind of the meme power.

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 05:21 PM
Hmmm. I know their houses didn't have traditional windows and were introverted, so they built small courtyards into them solely for the purpose of bringing in light.

Also women were in charge and wore clothing that exposed the boobies.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 05:21 PM
They most likely know exactly which stone was used, and the quarry it was brought from (transport was a major issue back then so the stone is brought from quarries nearby). A few simple tests on samples of that stone and you have all it's properties really. But the reason they stand without issue is more or less the same reason things like this can stand.
Alien witchcraft.

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 05:23 PM
So who here has alien implants?

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 05:24 PM
Any other interesting tidbits about Minoan architecture?
Hmmm. I know their houses didn't have traditional windows and were introverted, so they built small courtyards into them solely for the purpose of bringing in light.

Also women were in charge and wore clothing that exposed the boobies.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 05:25 PM
Hmmm. I know their houses didn't have traditional windows and were introverted, so they built small courtyards into them solely for the purpose of bringing in light.
Inverted how exactly?

Also women were in charge and wore clothing that exposed the boobies.
This was covered in Art history segments as well.

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 05:25 PM
Did anyone see the BBC documentary about the castle in France that they are constructing with only medieval methods and the people living there live totally medieval lives? It was quite good and the highlight was definitely hamster wheels.

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 05:29 PM
Inverted how exactly?

This was covered in Art history segments as well.
Introverted. Think of Mesopotamian houses that had rooms oriented towards a central courtyard, not the outside. Roman and Greek townhouses were similar.

And yeah, their noblewomen and priestesses appear in the art often, as can be seen in this relatively famous piece (that I saw irl to brag a bit)
http://i.imgur.com/ZxkJ4Cr.jpg

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should I spoiler ancient boobs?

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 05:30 PM
The tan lines must've been pretty weird.

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Well they would've been pretty tanned already I guess.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 05:33 PM
should I spoiler ancient boobs?
Seeing as how I never had a problem at my school whenever I looked up bits of ancient art that involved naked statues I would assume it's not a problem.

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Snow, what ancient civilization do you most like the architecture of?

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 05:33 PM
Snow, what ancient civilization do you most like the architecture of?
How ancient are we talking here?

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 05:34 PM
Yeah it's fine.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 05:37 PM
How ancient are we talking here?
In this instance let's go with Bronze Age civilizations.

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By the way, did you think of a name for your fanfic?

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 05:41 PM
In this instance let's go with Bronze Age civilizations.

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By the way, did you think of a name for your fanfic?
Assyrian, I think. I like Mesopotamian architecture in general for the amazing things they did with simple bricks.

And no, I haven't.

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 05:43 PM
With all the memesters and pedos and stuff gone, RT has now turned into the haven of the history fags I seems. We need some maths and science fags to balance things up.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 05:43 PM
Assyrian, I think. I like Mesopotamian architecture in general for the amazing things they did with simple bricks.

And no, I haven't.
Any particularly noteworthy examples? I never got much into ancient architecture so the extent of my knowledge on any ancient Mesopotamian structures amounts to a bit about ziggurats.

Skull
October 28th, 2015, 05:45 PM
With all the memesters and pedos and stuff gone, RT has now turned into the haven of the history fags I seems. We need some maths and science fags to balance things up.
What specifically mathematics or science would you like to discuss?

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 05:46 PM
Any particularly noteworthy examples? I never got much into ancient architecture so the extent of my knowledge on any ancient Mesopotamian structures amounts to a bit about ziggurats.

Ugh, I can't remember any particular example. I know they put a lot of thought into organizing their cities and urban planning in general, and raised the living standards quite a bit.

And yeah wiki says this


The Sumerians were the first society to create the city itself as a built form. They were proud of this achievement as attested in the Epic of Gilgamesh which opens with a description of Uruk its walls, streets, markets, temples, and gardens. Uruk itself is significant as the center of an urban culture which both colonized and urbanized western Asia.
Gil liked his cities to make sense. A homie.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 05:48 PM
Ugh, I can't remember any particular example. I know they put a lot of thought into organizing their cities and urban planning in general, and raised the living standards quite a bit.

And yeah wiki says this

Gil liked his cities to make sense. A homie.

Favorite architecture of an Iron Age civilization?

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 05:51 PM
What specifically mathematics or science would you like to discuss?
Damn well fun stuff like they are talking about :P

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 05:55 PM
Favorite architecture of an Iron Age civilization?

I can't even remember which civilizations fall under that. Was a long time ago I'm afraid.

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So this acc on twitter just tweeted a 19th century Japanese graphic Yoshiwara by Night and the first comment is 'Gintama'.

This day, this age...

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 05:57 PM
See it's kinda annoying because not being at degree level means I'm not learning terribly interesting things (as far as other people who are into maths would consider interesting) so I can't really bring up many topics. I probably should look into more theoretical maths theories to expand my knowledge of the subject. I loved the first 3 episodes of owari because of all their maths references. I know that "i" is an imaginary number (root -1) but what where the other things in euler's equation thing and what where they about? Also below absolute zero...totally 100% not possible. It's an interesting mathematical possibility for me.

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I can't even remember which civilizations fall under that. Was a long time ago I'm afraid.

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So this acc on twitter just tweeted a 19th century Japanese graphic Yoshiwara by Night and the first comment is 'Gintama'.

This day, this age...
Look at the first 3 rows of results that come up when you type in gilgamesh.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 06:00 PM
I can't even remember which civilizations fall under that. Was a long time ago I'm afraid.
Definitions on where the end of the Iron Age is varies depending on the region.

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I can't even remember which civilizations fall under that. Was a long time ago I'm afraid.
Definitions on where the end of the Iron Age is varies depending on the region.

Ancient Greeks, Chinese, and Hittites overlap with Bronze and Iron Age to varying degrees. If I recall correctly the Hittites might have been the first to utilize iron, though not on a large scale to my knowledge. Ton of others too.

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 06:00 PM
Let's just say I like Roman architecture the best out of all the oldies.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 06:01 PM
Let's just say I like Roman architecture the best out of all the oldies.
What do you like about it in particular?

JetKinen
October 28th, 2015, 06:03 PM
if Medusa was the leader of an all female biker gang in a slightly cyberpunky urban setting, what would her gang be called?

the Purple Haired Giant Freaks

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 06:05 PM
I think everyone likes roman architecture.

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 06:05 PM
What do you like about it in particular?

The local variations, how they incorporated elements from local architecture, how they basically stripped Greek styles of all the philosophical bullshit and made them their own, how they weren't afraid of curves and experimentation with both construction and materials.

Their townhouses look like they'd be pretty cozy and nice to live in even today. Also the care they put into public buildings and infrastructure.

Growing up surrounded with roman arch might have had something to do with it too.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 06:07 PM
the Purple Haired Giant Freaks
One Eyed Purple Snakes.

Skull
October 28th, 2015, 06:07 PM
One Eyed Purple Snakes.
Dirty joke! That's a dirty joke!

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 06:07 PM
One Eyed Purple Snakes.
lewd

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 06:08 PM
Growing up surrounded with roman arch might have had something to do with it too.
You and your pretty Mediterranean beaches. All the beaches around here have brown water.

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 06:09 PM
What about full on snakes made of eyes like the ones I had in my D&D campaign.

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If playing D&D has taught me one thing it's how to spell campaign. I still have to think about it though.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 06:10 PM
Dirty joke! That's a dirty joke!

lewd

I mean, she is purple headed. For all you know I was completely innocent in my name making. I wasn't

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 06:10 PM
omg i chased almost everyone away from the thread with arch talk what have i done?!

Skull
October 28th, 2015, 06:10 PM
I still stand by my idea of "SnakeBite", it's sharp, short and threatening.

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 06:11 PM
There where like 13 people weren't there and it just gradually sank XD.

Skull
October 28th, 2015, 06:11 PM
I mean, she is purple headed. For all you know I was completely innocent in my name making. I wasn't
I don't believe you. >_>

SeiKeo
October 28th, 2015, 06:12 PM
omg i chased almost everyone away from the thread with arch talk what have i done?!
gj

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 06:12 PM
omg i chased almost everyone away from the thread with arch talk what have i done?!

It's fine. History and architecture are good. So are one eyed purple snakes. The subject this thread always gets back to.

Skull
October 28th, 2015, 06:13 PM
omg i chased almost everyone away from the thread with arch talk what have i done?!
I think it's actually because it's getting quite late over here.

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 06:13 PM
gj

this but ironically

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 06:13 PM
I don't believe you. >_>
Good. You'd have to be horribly naive or stupid to do so.

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 06:16 PM
My terminology is a bit rusty in English so if stuff is written awkwardly it's due to that.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 06:17 PM
What do you think of ancient Chinese architecture?

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My terminology is a bit rusty in English so if stuff is written awkwardly it's due to that.
It's fine.

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 06:17 PM
I think it's actually because it's getting quite late over here.
It's only 10:15 although I guess people have work and stuff. I'm still not too tired even though I had 4 and a half hours of sleep.

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 06:19 PM
What do you think of ancient Chinese architecture?

I'm afraid that 'it's pretty' is the extent of what I can say on the topic. The Middle East is as far as we went with Asian architecture, there was just no time unfortunately. I know tidbits and that's about it.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 06:21 PM
I'm afraid that 'it's pretty' is the extent of what I can say on the topic. The Middle East is as far as we went with Asian architecture, there was just no time unfortunately. I know tidbits and that's about it.
What Middle Eastern culture had your favorite?

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Did you ever go into the architecture of any African cultures?

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 06:22 PM
Mesopotamian civilizations, ya.

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 06:22 PM
Middle eastern archetecuture is pretty beast. Anyway I'm just realising how much I have to revise for my science exams because it's all stuff that I did 2 years ago when I didn't really care and I had bad teachers so I can't remember it mostly.

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 06:24 PM
And yeah, I really like Moorish and Ottoman architecture in Europe.

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 06:26 PM
My mental maths is really slow too. Took me 45 seconds to work out 18 x 84

Polly
October 28th, 2015, 06:27 PM
omg i chased almost everyone away from the thread with arch talk what have i done?!

No I was just on my way from work and so didn't post.

Architecture talk is good.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 06:27 PM
And yeah, I really like Moorish and Ottoman architecture in Europe.
I know basically nothing of Moorish architecture.

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 06:27 PM
And yeah, I really like Moorish and Ottoman architecture in Europe.
Granada is probably my fav tbh. I would really quite like to go there one day. I've never left my country but there are plenty of great historical sites in england that I can visit anyway if I want to.

Skull
October 28th, 2015, 06:28 PM
It's only 10:15 although I guess people have work and stuff. I'm still not too tired even though I had 4 and a half hours of sleep.
In my case I need to be up at 6:30 and out by 8:00 tomorrow.

Ah, how I miss my school days.

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 06:29 PM
I know basically nothing of Moorish architecture.
The Alhambra? Cordoba Mosque?

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 06:31 PM
The Alhambra? Cordoba Mosque?
Looked those up. They're purdy.

GhostDIGIT
October 28th, 2015, 06:31 PM
What about full on snakes made of eyes like the ones I had in my D&D campaign.

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If playing D&D has taught me one thing it's how to spell campaign. I still have to think about it though.
Were you GM or DM?

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 06:33 PM
Alhambra in granada is probably a good place too look (I had to actually look up the name of the fortress though).

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Were you GM or DM?
Yep. It was a wizard's tower that's all that needs to be said :p
They shoot lasers too btw.

GhostDIGIT
October 28th, 2015, 06:36 PM
Yep. It was a wizard's tower that's all that needs to be said :p

They shoot lasers too btw.
Awesome.

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 06:37 PM
What strikes me from reading the wikipedia entry about Alhambra is how it's interior was very moorish but then it's various other owners either rejected it by destroying the moorish art work or built more art work in an Italian or renaissance style. Having all these interior styles must make it really unique.

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 06:39 PM
What strikes me from reading the wikipedia entry about Alhambra is how it's interior was very moorish but then it's various other owners either rejected it by destroying the moorish art work or built more art work in an Italian or renaissance style. Having all these interior styles must make it really unique.

being under Moorish rule for a long time and then having the Reconquista happen can do that to you.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 06:40 PM
Favorite Medieval European architecture?

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 06:41 PM
Awesome.
There was also the retarded 4 legged, 3 armed orc that the wizard was experimenting on by the tower was burnt down before the PCs went into the side room. Currently there is an awesome battle going on. The beech head has been established and now they only need to capture more ground from within the necropolis and attack the cultist leaders head on. Did I say there was a necromancer with a black flames scimitar and also has a headless zombies dragon (it has a metal head so it's even more terrifying)? :D

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 06:41 PM
being under Moorish rule for a long time and then having the Reconquista happen can do that to you.
I always really like the name Reconquista for some reason.

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 06:41 PM
Gothic and late Romanesque.

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 06:41 PM
being under Moorish rule for a long time and then having the Reconquista happen can do that to you.
I can imagine XD.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 06:42 PM
Gothic and late Romanesque.

Any historical interests not having to do with architecture?

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 06:42 PM
define historical interest

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 06:43 PM
define historical interest
Any particular interest in a specific time period or the history of a specific region?

Skull
October 28th, 2015, 06:47 PM
The Five-0 are outside my house again. T_T

Battlestations!

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 06:48 PM
I mostly ignore the police when they are outside my house. I've probably seen a few arrests but it's not my business. Did you actually do anything skull?

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 06:48 PM
The Five-0 are outside my house again. T_T

Battlestations!
What?

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 06:49 PM
Any particular interest in a specific time period or the history of a specific region?
Late 19th/early 20th century Austro-Hungarian Empire, Regency Britain, Prague, the Carolingian period, and others I guess. Been a while since I had the time to research anything but stuff related to school though.

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 06:50 PM
I think I might be cheeky and ask this girl if she could get me vols 1-2 of the steven runcinman accounts of the crusades.

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I have a old beat up copy of vol 3 that I read at glastonbury festival.

Skull
October 28th, 2015, 06:51 PM
Nothing that they can trace back to me... (>_>) (<_<)

It does seem that since my house has the only streetlight for several hundred meters, that people like to park outside my house. I once had a bunch of weirdos park outside at 2 in the morning.

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 06:52 PM
I've heard really vicious arguments when I've been trying to get to sleep before- pretty disturbing.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 06:53 PM
Nothing that they can trace back to me... (>_>) (<_<)

It does seem that since my house has the only streetlight for several hundred meters, that people like to park outside my house. I once had a bunch of weirdos park outside at 2 in the morning.
How did police get the nickname five-0?

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Late 19th/early 20th century Austro-Hungarian Empire, Regency Britain, Prague, the Carolingian period, and others I guess. Been a while since I had the time to research anything but stuff related to school though.
Why Prague?

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 06:54 PM
Why Prague?
It's great and has a very interesting history.

Skull
October 28th, 2015, 06:54 PM
How did police get the nickname five-0?
You really never watched Hawaii 5-0?

And you call yourself an american.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 06:56 PM
It's great and has a very interesting history.

Enlighten me.

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You really never watched Hawaii 5-0?

And you call yourself an american.

I've only seen the opening theme. I just never heard police referred to as Five-0s. I also don't like apple pie so by that logic I'm apparently a failure of an American.

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 06:56 PM
Enlighten me.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Prague

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 06:58 PM
Prague looked pretty in monster I know that. Am I weird for having an entire 5 entry epic fantasy series mapped out in my head along with a 5 short book + 1 vn Victorian grim dark series too?

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 06:59 PM
My interest was always more in Europe and the Middle East. Also American history, but that probably goes without saying.

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 07:00 PM
Prague is in Europe

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 07:02 PM
Prague is in Europe
I know. I just never learned much about it in particular.

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 07:02 PM
​Is western russia in europe technically?

Elthanes
October 28th, 2015, 07:02 PM
Prague is in Europe

Must resist applying stereotypes

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 07:02 PM
All the stuff to the rest of the ural mountains?

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 07:03 PM
Must resist applying stereotypes

Do it.

Elthanes
October 28th, 2015, 07:05 PM
​Is western russia in europe technically?
It sadden me how people don't know the names of European cities. (sakes head)


Depends on how you define "europe"
And a problem with citynames is that they differ in languages.

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 07:06 PM
Depends on how you define "europe"
And a problem with citynames is that they differ in languages.
And I guess we can't have the same level of universal classification as species.

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 07:07 PM
Must resist applying stereotypes
Prague is in pretty much every fucking definition of Europe you can think of so yeah

Elthanes
October 28th, 2015, 07:07 PM
And I guess we can't have the same level of universal classification as species.

Not my fault that you can't pronounce München

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 07:07 PM
Seat of the Holy Roman Empire please

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 07:08 PM
Not my fault that you can't pronounce München
I don't get why we can't just call places as they are called by the people who live there.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 07:08 PM
Depends on how you define "europe"
And a problem with citynames is that they differ in languages.

I always thought of Europe as ending at the Bosphorus and the Ural Mountains.

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 07:09 PM
But then again munich sounds better.

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 07:09 PM
I always thought of Europe as ending at the Bosphorus and the Ural Mountains.
well yeah I'm waiting to be enlightened as to where Europe ends according to Elthanes.

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 07:09 PM
I always thought of Europe as ending at the Bosphorus and the Ural Mountains.
I think that's what a lot of maps I have seen do with their shading of Russia up to those points being different to the shading of the rest of Russian.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 07:10 PM
Seat of the Holy Roman Empire please
Whenever I think of the Holy Roman Empire I just think of Germany and Austria with surrounding bits of Central Europe and Northern Italy.

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 07:11 PM
Turkey is definitely firmly the most obvious transition from europe to asia.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 07:11 PM
well yeah I'm waiting to be enlightened as to where Europe ends according to Elthanes.
I mean honestly if I was writing a map of the world I would just label the whole goddamn landmass as part of Eurasia.

Elthanes
October 28th, 2015, 07:12 PM
But then again munich sounds better.

Well you're wrong
Bet you also think Cologne sounds better than Köln


Whenever I think of the Holy Roman Empire I just think of Germany and Austria with surrounding bits of Central Europe and Northern Italy.

Look at a map where prague is

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 07:13 PM
I mean honestly if I was writing a map of the world I would just label the whole goddamn landmass as part of Eurasia.
I guess it's an artificial division anyway.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 07:13 PM
Look at a map where prague is

I know where it is. What I'm saying is that the name of the city doesn't pop into my mind.

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 07:13 PM
I don't even German elthanes I'm afraid.

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 07:14 PM
We pronounce it Köln, do I get a cookie?

But our name for Vienna is the weirdest thing ever.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 07:15 PM
We pronounce it Köln, do I get a cookie?

But our name for Vienna is the weirdest thing ever.

Where is it?

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 07:16 PM
Where is it?

Vienna is in Austria GB

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 07:16 PM
Prague is pretty synonymous with eastern Europe for me along with Budapest (well the name Budapest because it doesn't sound very Slavic to me although I don't have much language knowledge).

Elthanes
October 28th, 2015, 07:17 PM
I guess it's an artificial division anyway.

I wouldn't call a naturaly evolving definition/word "artificial"

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 07:18 PM
It doesn't sound Slavic because it isn't.

Also yeah Prague is central Europe, not eastern.

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 07:18 PM
And OMFG I am so stupid- I didn't know Ankara was the capital city of turkey and I always thought it was istanbul. It's like people thinking Sydney is the capital of Australia or new york is America's capital. Sigh at least I know now.

Elthanes
October 28th, 2015, 07:19 PM
We pronounce it Köln, do I get a cookie?

But our name for Vienna is the weirdest thing ever.

*gives cookie

Polly
October 28th, 2015, 07:19 PM
(well the name Budapest because it doesn't sound very Slavic to me).

Well that might be because Hungarians aren't Slavs.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 07:19 PM
Vienna is in Austria GB
I meant to type how. Sorry. The pronunciation in Croatia I mean.

Polly
October 28th, 2015, 07:19 PM
And OMFG I am so stupid- I didn't know Ankara was the capital city of turkey and I always thought it was istanbul. It's like people thinking Sydney is the capital of Australia or new york is America's capital. Sigh at least I know now.

Time to go to sleep. buddy.

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 07:20 PM
I meant to type when. Sorry.
When is what?

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 07:21 PM
I wouldn't call a naturaly evolving definition/word "artificial"
But there isn't a physical geogprahical difference. It's created by humans but I guess it wasn't intended so maybe artificial is the wrong word.

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I wouldn't call a naturaly evolving definition/word "artificial"
But there isn't a physical geogprahical difference. It's created by humans but I guess it wasn't intended so maybe artificial is the wrong word.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 07:22 PM
When is what?
Sorry. I meant how is it pronounced in Croatia. I can't type today apparently.

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Isn't Hungary Finno-Ugric?

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 07:22 PM
Sorry. I meant how is it pronounced in Croatia. I can't type today apparently.

https://hr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Be%C4%8D

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 07:23 PM
Well that might be because Hungarians aren't Slavs.
Yeah again sorry. Also I think it's a bad habit of the media in western Europe that instil the mindset that everything east of Germany and Greece on their respective latitude are eastern Europe. Obviously there are the Balkans and would you say they are central Europe?

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 07:23 PM
https://hr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Be%C4%8D
How did it make the transition from Vienna to Bec?

Marmadillo
October 28th, 2015, 07:23 PM
It doesn't sound Slavic because it isn't.

Also yeah Prague is central Europe, not eastern.
Eastern/Western Europe is primarily a historic/political distinction. As post-Soviet, Czech Republic is also often seen as Eastern Europe.

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 07:26 PM
I'd say the Balkans are from Slovenia to the east and I wouldn't classify that as central Europe anymore, though many would disagree.

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Eastern/Western Europe is primarily a historic/political distinction. As post-Soviet, Czech Republic is also often seen as Eastern Europe.

So Austria is eastern Europe too?

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How did it make the transition from Vienna to Bec?

I honestly don't know.

black1blade
October 28th, 2015, 07:26 PM
Also the thing about east and west Germany.
What I was getting at with Budapest is that it sounds almost Indian to me. Probably the buda bit is making me thing asian.

just Beamu
October 28th, 2015, 07:26 PM
I'd say the Balkans are from Slovenia to the east and I wouldn't classify that as central Europe anymore, though many would disagree.

I would consider the Balkans as Southeast Europe. The Balkans just happen to make up most or all of it so I don't hear the term southeast Europe used very often.

2Bad
October 28th, 2015, 07:27 PM
Europe's borders are the Rhine and the Alps, hth

Snow
October 28th, 2015, 07:28 PM
I would consider the Balkans as Southeast Europe. The Balkans just happen to make up most or all of it so I don't hear the term southeast Europe used very often.

The Balkans are more of a cultural definition, really.

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Europe's borders are the Rhine and the Alps, hth

lol

Polly
October 28th, 2015, 07:28 PM
Europe's borders are the Rhine and the Alps, hth

Why do you exclude the poor Frenchies and Brits and Italians? :(