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Re: Completely Random Thoughts
« Reply #6315 on: October 10, 2012, 11:14:31 AM »
I know that's Chow Yun Fat, but is that from the Dragon Ball movie?

Nah, he looks too young there.  I'd say one of the John Woo films from the 80s.
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Re: Completely Random Thoughts
« Reply #6316 on: October 10, 2012, 06:54:58 PM »
"I could care less" is generally understood to be ironic.
No, it's not.

Unless by "ironic" you mean "a word used to cover the fact that I'm ignorant of correct usage" then yes, sure, it's used ironically. :)

Granted. "Sarcastic" would have applied better there. It's still early in the morning and I didn't think that one throgh. One bit of pedantry at a time, though. :^)

I suspect you're trying to think the best of people there, it's admirable I suppose, but sometimes people genuinely are ignorant, it's perfectly fine to recognize that.

I don't think it's reaching too far to say that most people, when looking at the words, "I could care less." would recognize that some degree of caring would have to exist for that to be true. It's right there in the phrase. People know what words mean. They aren't often experts at USING them, but it only takes a moment of thought to interpret that phrase. Of course, it's also an idiom, so it often gets used without any thought at all, like I said originally. To me, though, pointing out the meaning of "I could care less" is like telling someone that, no, cats and dogs aren't falling out of the sky outside. You know what they meant, they know what they meant. Very little caring has happened on their part. Communication: successful.

Here's an interesting write-up that suggests that maybe it started as a bit of yiddish sarcasm: http://www.worldwidewords.org/qa/qa-ico1.htm

EDIT TO ADD: And after posting that I look at the responses to this: http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20121008163558AAF1Jny and wonder if maybe people DON'T all know what words mean...

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Re: Completely Random Thoughts
« Reply #6317 on: October 10, 2012, 07:39:55 PM »
So I guess in response to the homecoming thing, I couldn't care less. :P


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Re: Completely Random Thoughts
« Reply #6318 on: October 10, 2012, 08:27:20 PM »
So now the full gamut:

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Re: Completely Random Thoughts
« Reply #6319 on: October 11, 2012, 04:36:06 PM »
So, yeah. Alot of people have commented their dismay at the missing Like buttons without addressing where the fuck they went. If this was announced and I am the only one that didn't see it, I apologize. Where did they go? Will they be back? I need my false sense of validation, damn it.



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Re: Completely Random Thoughts
« Reply #6320 on: October 11, 2012, 04:46:02 PM »
So, yeah. Alot of people have commented their dismay at the missing Like buttons without addressing where the fuck they went. If this was announced and I am the only one that didn't see it, I apologize. Where did they go? Will they be back? I need my false sense of validation, damn it.



You know, I was going to "like" that, but well . . .



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Re: Completely Random Thoughts
« Reply #6321 on: October 11, 2012, 04:55:32 PM »
The lack of likes was talked about in the descussions of the attack site warnings, go to page 2:

http://forum.rifftrax.com/index.php?topic=25975.0

Torgos did mention looking into moving the site to a new hosting service, maybe that is slowing down the fix.

Hmmm, there doesn't seem to be an "alot of people".  I'm thinking it would be made of soylent green or something...


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Re: Completely Random Thoughts
« Reply #6322 on: October 12, 2012, 09:58:24 AM »
Likes are back?

Likes are back.


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Re: Completely Random Thoughts
« Reply #6323 on: October 12, 2012, 10:00:49 AM »
Woohoo! Liking spree!


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Re: Completely Random Thoughts
« Reply #6324 on: October 12, 2012, 10:01:54 AM »
Like my Like  ;D


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Re: Completely Random Thoughts
« Reply #6325 on: October 12, 2012, 10:42:24 AM »
Oh man I have so many things I'm going to like. I'll be busy all afternoon.


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Re: Completely Random Thoughts
« Reply #6326 on: October 12, 2012, 10:45:20 AM »
Get on it folks. Like like you've never liked before, and then go back and like some more.


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Re: Completely Random Thoughts
« Reply #6327 on: October 12, 2012, 02:47:52 PM »
I've only gotten one new like  :-[


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Re: Completely Random Thoughts
« Reply #6328 on: October 12, 2012, 02:54:34 PM »
There you go; pity likes are like pity sex, not great if you think too hard about it so just don't think too hard about it. ;)


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Re: Completely Random Thoughts
« Reply #6329 on: October 12, 2012, 04:11:31 PM »
Can we get back on topic here?
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