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by Squid
Thu Sep 23, 2004 1:52 pm
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: Architeuthis dux: News and admiration of nature's top wonder
Replies: 102
Views: 74056

Yay Grant... an extra 50 points for using the London bus graphic. an all time fave of mine, if i do say so myself... and Betty, there IS a chance that you ate my favorite squid during your travels, who the Japanese call Hotaruika , aka, Watasenia scintillans , aka The Firefly Squid http://www.imageq...
by Squid
Thu Sep 23, 2004 12:38 pm
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: Architeuthis dux: News and admiration of nature's top wonder
Replies: 102
Views: 74056

Re: Architeuthis dux: News and admiration of nature's top wo

One of the oceans’ most mysterious animals, the giant squid, may be being killed by human noises. Unusually high numbers of dead giant squid, washed up on Spanish shores, have led scientists to believe that loud, low-frequency sounds made by oil companies charting the sea bed are killing the creatu...
by Squid
Mon Sep 20, 2004 9:45 am
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: The Cattywampus Disciplinary: Egregious Moderator Abuse
Replies: 130
Views: 60643

[REDACTED]we were ALL [REDACTED]prisoners [REDACTED].

my fingers can now move much more quickly than my brain.

Soon, soon the thinking organ shall keep pace.
by Squid
Mon Sep 20, 2004 9:32 am
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: The Cattywampus Disciplinary: Egregious Moderator Abuse
Replies: 130
Views: 60643

Squid wrote:I await my punishment with eagerness, for I realize I am soft, yes, and suffused with decay!


Uhm, i am super freaked out right now...as the above quote was not written by me.

It is far too gentle in its requirements!

PLEASE, SIR, MAY I HAVE ANOTHER?
by Squid
Sun Sep 19, 2004 10:07 am
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: The Cattywampus Disciplinary: Egregious Moderator Abuse
Replies: 130
Views: 60643

I await my punishment with eagerness, for I realize I am soft, yes, and suffused with decay!
by Squid
Fri Sep 03, 2004 9:27 pm
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: Travelling. I'm a traveller.
Replies: 24
Views: 7356

it's the home of the giant squid, you know... Architeuthis dux! Damn skippy !!! oh and Jeroen, if you go at the right time of year, it's not *insanely* expensive. there are good deals to be had. I didn't take that photo, but i'm thinking it was snapped right around the season i went last, which was...
by Squid
Fri Sep 03, 2004 9:18 pm
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: yo, speak on da truf...
Replies: 6
Views: 2676

uh, grant?

please tell me you are posting from a place *other* than your home...?

a little concerned, squid
by Squid
Thu Sep 02, 2004 1:31 pm
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: Travelling. I'm a traveller.
Replies: 24
Views: 7356

at some point i want to live in Kaikoura, a small but well-known coastal town on the south island of NZ. i mean, i'll start out there. it's touristy, so i might go looking for an even *smaller* town. http://www.lemontree.co.nz/images/gallery/kaikoura-city-lg.jpg it's the home of the giant squid, you...
by Squid
Thu Aug 19, 2004 5:43 pm
Forum: Give Me a Moment
Topic: Giampino Benefit @ Neumo's 9/2
Replies: 14
Views: 5425

Giampino Benefit @ Neumo's 9/2

I'll be embarrassed if this is old news, but I looked around quickly and didn't see it anywhere. I know Seattle-lites already prolly know about this, but just in case there's anyone from outta town who will be in SEA at this time... ************************************************************* Giamp...
by Squid
Mon Aug 16, 2004 11:52 am
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: I'm new!
Replies: 15
Views: 5896

welcome peppermint e., and thank you for the ringtones heads up.

have you guys previewed them yet? GENIUS!

...too bad i'm on Verizon.
by Squid
Fri Aug 13, 2004 12:07 pm
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: obligatory picture thread?
Replies: 144
Views: 70889

How about a top ten of sorts?

The Top 10 Most Ridiculous Black Metal Photos of All Time

i heart black metal (sigh)
by Squid
Wed Aug 11, 2004 11:03 am
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: Philately!
Replies: 2
Views: 1869

Philately!

I can't really be sad about bill paying this month coz I just scored the R BUCKMINSTER FULLER Stamps! Look there's even a cute little Dymaxion car in the lower right corner! eeeee! http://shop.usps.com/images/04_rbfuller37_d.jpg The cool stamps are *always* sold out, man. I go in asking for the, lik...
by Squid
Tue Aug 10, 2004 11:29 am
Forum: Give Me a Moment
Topic: Future Soundtrack for America
Replies: 55
Views: 23911

Today, Bruce Springsteen wrote an Op/Ed piece for the New York Times , which I link to here for the convenience of those who don't wish to undergo the rigorous free registration process. He's a funny man, and a good writer. Color me schooled. I had no idea he was such an eloquent writer. He told Re...
by Squid
Mon Aug 02, 2004 9:53 am
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: what are you reading?
Replies: 202
Views: 85174

I wrote a bit about it over here , if you're interested. Some of the links in that article are excellent. Nicely done! A primer if ever I needed one, and believe me, I do. Any writers stand out? Was the book easy to find? Standouts were: Su Shu-Yang (Between Life and Death), Weng Meng (The Lovesick...
by Squid
Sat Jul 31, 2004 5:31 pm
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: what are you reading?
Replies: 202
Views: 85174

The Vintage Book of Contemporary Chinese Fiction I'm very, very interested in this. Please tell me how it is. Okay, Grant, I'm (finally) done with this book. I really didn't expect it to take this long, but then I always have this problem when I am a "stranger" to the literature. Literary xenophobi...
by Squid
Sat Jul 31, 2004 3:07 pm
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: a traitor in your midst
Replies: 20
Views: 9958

Like Betty, I haven't really seen any star trek films and am not sure I fully understood that post either. Sorry, in my original post i was just naming off various geeky Star Wars items that one could own, if one were say...me. IE: I own Lego sets that look like starships, etc. And I didn't mean to...
by Squid
Fri Jul 30, 2004 4:06 pm
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: a traitor in your midst
Replies: 20
Views: 9958

I understood about 2/3's of that post. What language is that? And what is this traitor business? i'm a star wars fan*, the arch nemesis of the trekkie. did you see the "triumph the insult comic dog" sketch where he's humiliating the shit out of a bunch of star wars geeks waiting in line for EPI? th...
by Squid
Fri Jul 30, 2004 3:59 pm
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: a traitor in your midst
Replies: 20
Views: 9958

NatureBoy wrote:I'll never understand how people could prefer 'wars' to 'trek'...


PREFERENCE?! You imply choice, good sir...

I am a Jedi, like my father before me.
by Squid
Fri Jul 30, 2004 2:32 pm
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: a traitor in your midst
Replies: 20
Views: 9958

a traitor in your midst

confession time. see, i just thought john was a good songwriter, and so i, y'know, started listening to his stuff, but I didn't know at the time...well, that this was a Star Trek Affliliated Band (TM). And so I would go to shows, nervously hiding my Rebel Alliance tattoo, failing to mention my "Lego...
by Squid
Thu Jul 29, 2004 10:10 am
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: lost my name?
Replies: 25
Views: 8054

Re: lost my name?

BladeRunner wrote:Well now I feel bad, 'cause all this time I thought LngHrvWntrsDngr was a dude.


Hee hee. Yeah, I gotta change my avatar. People never used to know I was female. And let me tell ya, that can really come in handy...

Lucy is one of my favorite girls names.

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