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mccardey
10-26-2014, 02:03 PM
(or demanding) but I haven't had a rep point since Oct 22. Which is - excuse me - something of a record. Because -

yanno -

<-

cute?

I'm just sayin'... I usually get a couple of OMG! Is that your pup? He's so cute!'s a day. (Yes he is and also he died)

ETA: I could post another photo.

mccardey
10-26-2014, 02:11 PM
Okay, that's more reps than I deserve. I was just feeling bad because I haven't been here for a few days.

Charlie says thank you.

And so do I.

ETA: and yes, yes yes he was cute. And in fact wonderful. Though a bit of a sexual menace where chickens were concerned.

ETA2: Though they never complained.

chompers
10-26-2014, 02:29 PM
I see your dog and I raise you a cat.

mccardey
10-26-2014, 02:36 PM
I see your dog and I raise you a cat.

I am not doing this.

I Am Like Totally Not Doing This.

mccardey
10-26-2014, 02:43 PM
I see your dog and I raise you a cat.

But if I was going to do this, I'd say -

um -

Dog.


(Not cat)


So, yanno - there's that.

chompers
10-26-2014, 02:46 PM
I am not doing this.

I Am Like Totally Not Doing This.Not even a bobblehead cat? :D

mccardey
10-26-2014, 02:49 PM
Not even a bobblehead cat? :D

Not even.

Helix
10-26-2014, 03:00 PM
Bush stone-curlew.

Just sayin'.

mccardey
10-26-2014, 03:03 PM
Bush stone-curlew.

Just sayin'.

Charlie would totally go for you. (If there weren't any chickens around...)

Helix
10-26-2014, 03:07 PM
They're nesting at the moment. And by nesting, I mean laying eggs on open ground in a totally inconvenient fashion.

mccardey
10-26-2014, 03:11 PM
They're nesting at the moment. And by nesting, I mean laying eggs on open ground in a totally inconvenient fashion.

Good on them! I like the attitude.

ETA: Also There are worse things than cats (http://junkee.com/11-animals-that-should-be-sent-to-space-instead-of-a-persian-cat/19919) - but not many.

mirandashell
10-26-2014, 03:31 PM
Excuse me, TARDIS. I win.

mccardey
10-26-2014, 03:32 PM
Excuse me, TARDIS. I win.

Damn!

She does.

GailD
10-26-2014, 03:39 PM
Good on them! I like the attitude.

ETA: Also There are worse things than cats (http://junkee.com/11-animals-that-should-be-sent-to-space-instead-of-a-persian-cat/19919) - but not many.

*cough*

ehem...



According to media in Iran (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/16/iran-persian-cat-space_n_3934619.html?utm_hp_ref=world), the government hopes to shoot a Persian cat into space by the end of the year, for its latest manned space trial.
Read more at http://junkee.com/11-animals-that-should-be-sent-to-space-instead-of-a-persian-cat/19919#psaMYjeUqghq1ps6.99


If it's a 'manned' space trial, why don't they send a man? Why a poor innocent kitty?

Kylabelle
10-26-2014, 03:59 PM
<Seasonal witch-cat, has no staying power at all. But has already been kidnapped at least once on account of excess cuteness.

Marlys
10-26-2014, 04:02 PM
I am going through this post and repping all the cats. Even the one in the silly hat.

So there.

mirandashell
10-26-2014, 04:11 PM
Damn!

She does.

Thank you!

Ketzel
10-26-2014, 06:21 PM
Ahem. I may not have an adorable furry winged time-traveling avatar to offer, but I AM a Ketzel. A Ketzel with the newest Marcel the Shell With Shoes On video (http://entertainthis.usatoday.com/2014/10/20/marcel-the-shell/) to offer.

I demand rep points! And an attitude adjustment from that mccardey person. :)

Faye-M
10-26-2014, 06:34 PM
Okay, I just looked up the FAQ on "rep points," because this is news to me, but I can't figure out how to see how many points a person has. What exactly is the use of them?

asroc
10-26-2014, 07:09 PM
Okay, I just looked up the FAQ on "rep points," because this is news to me, but I can't figure out how to see how many points a person has. What exactly is the use of them?

You can't see how many points exactly someone has, but if you hover your mouse pointer under the post count of a poster (somewhere in the 'P' region) it'll tell you how awesome that poster is, which translates to the approximate amount of reps.

Reps can be traded in for ice cream and single malt scotch every second Thursday after February 29th.


Excuse me, TARDIS. I win.

Hello? Robot on a robot dinosaur here. Isn't that worth something?

Faye-M
10-26-2014, 07:15 PM
You can't see how many points exactly someone has, but if you hover your mouse pointer under the post count of a poster (somewhere in the 'P' region) it'll tell you how awesome that poster is, which translates to the approximate amount of reps.

Ohhhhh, look at that! *plays with new toy*

Thanks!

usuallycountingbats
10-26-2014, 07:21 PM
I see your earth-bound mammals (and pseudo-reptile) and raise you several bats. Topical, no?

mirandashell
10-26-2014, 07:24 PM
Hello? Robot on a robot dinosaur here. Isn't that worth something?

About tuppence at the current rate of exchange.

Kylabelle
10-26-2014, 08:04 PM
Okay, I just looked up the FAQ on "rep points," because this is news to me, but I can't figure out how to see how many points a person has. What exactly is the use of them?

No use whatsoever. But here is a magnificent FAQ that tells you everything you want to know about them (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=208323). :D

Shakesbear
10-26-2014, 08:21 PM
Um . . . see you all and raise you a computer literate ghost cat.

Chris P
10-26-2014, 08:30 PM
Bowler hat + Cigar + Long hair + Rubbery gorilla face = AVVIE GOLD!

(and I can't find the hidden mouseover area. I can only see how awesome everyone is when I turn off the images)

Faye-M
10-26-2014, 08:39 PM
No use whatsoever. But here is a magnificent FAQ that tells you everything you want to know about them (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=208323). :D

And now I find that I've been getting them all along. *facepalm*

Thanks! :D

GingerGunlock
10-26-2014, 08:43 PM
Doberman.

Wearing my "you donated to NaNoWriMo!" halo, because that's just how the programming worked out.

(I didn't know your cutieface died. Or promptly forgot, because now I'm sad)

Maggie Maxwell
10-26-2014, 09:02 PM
Giant teleporting bulldog who likes hugs... getting a hug. C'mon, guys. C'mon.

Gringa
10-26-2014, 09:21 PM
Bowler hat + Cigar + Long hair + Rubbery gorilla face = AVVIE GOLD!

(and I can't find the hidden mouseover area. I can only see how awesome everyone is when I turn off the images)

hmmmm.....I tried this and still not working....

Ketzel
10-26-2014, 09:35 PM
hmmmm.....I tried this and still not working....
Go to the 'P" in the post count. Your cursor will look like more or less like this: [ Then slowly move your cursor (very slowly) down until it changes back to the white arrow. Hold it still for a second or two. The rep point message will show itself. It's a finicky wee beastie. Probably a ketzel.

mirandashell
10-26-2014, 09:47 PM
Gringa - you leave trails of profuse coolness.

And for those who asked, the TARDIS is knitted from my own pattern. But don't tell the BBC!

Kylabelle
10-26-2014, 10:30 PM
Oh! "Leaves trails of profuse coolness" is my very favorite of the whole list! I wept when I had to let it go.

mirandashell
10-26-2014, 10:49 PM
I know! Ran out of compliments on a writer's board? Tut tut!

Mr Flibble
10-26-2014, 10:52 PM
[QUOTE=asroc;9142713]
Reps can be traded in for ice cream and single malt scotch every second Thursday after February 29th.

WHY DID NO ONE TELL ME?????




Besides I have a Flibble. So there, Anyone disagrees with me, I fry 'em with my hex vision

Gringa
10-26-2014, 10:53 PM
Go to the 'P" in the post count. Your cursor will look like more or less like this: [ Then slowly move your cursor (very slowly) down until it changes back to the white arrow. Hold it still for a second or two. The rep point message will show itself. It's a finicky wee beastie. Probably a ketzel.

It's finicky and still no go. Oh well. Thanks for trying to help Ketzel.


Gringa - you leave trails of profuse coolness.



I hope that's a good sign~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~


Oh! "Leaves trails of profuse coolness" is my very favorite of the whole list! I wept when I had to let it go.

There's no need to weep.

Gringa
10-26-2014, 10:59 PM
:Sun:

BINGO!! IT WORKED! And now I get the secret lingo! Thanks!

Dennis E. Taylor
10-26-2014, 11:03 PM
Mine says I have a pervasive odor. ??!? I don't like this game... :e2cry:

Quentin Nokov
10-26-2014, 11:13 PM
It's not working for me. I've gotten my cursor to become a pointer again but there's no drop down message or anything. Do I click something? Say Abra Cadabra? Turn on stickey keys?

Mr Flibble
10-26-2014, 11:18 PM
Mine says I have a pervasive odor. ??!? I don't like this game... :e2cry:


It says you have a spectacular aura

Which is better?

mirandashell
10-26-2014, 11:34 PM
Mine says I have a pervasive odor. ??!? I don't like this game... :e2cry:

Put your glasses on!

mirandashell
10-26-2014, 11:35 PM
Quentin - are you holding the cursor still for more than 2 seconds? That's how long it takes for the box to pop up.

AW Admin
10-26-2014, 11:52 PM
Okay, I just looked up the FAQ on "rep points," because this is news to me, but I can't figure out how to see how many points a person has. What exactly is the use of them?

You probably read the vBulletin one linked at the top; that's just the documentation.

This is the real FAQ:

FAQ: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Reputation Comments and Points (http://www.absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=208323)

BenPanced
10-26-2014, 11:54 PM
<-- shaved rabbit dressed as Jamie from Mythbusters

I take the shaved animals category for the win.

Fingers
10-26-2014, 11:54 PM
No use for rep points? Balderdash. I trade mine in for phentermine. Loosers.

Forgot to add: BOOO! Cause scary looking and stuff.

Ketzel
10-27-2014, 12:38 AM
Quentin - are you holding the cursor still for more than 2 seconds? That's how long it takes for the box to pop up.

And if it doesn't, try again but pull the arrow down very slowly just a tiny bit further than you did the last time, and then hold for a few seconds.

juniper
10-27-2014, 01:04 AM
yanno -

<-

cute?


Yes, my dog is cute, isn't he!

chompers
10-27-2014, 01:14 AM
<-- shaved rabbit dressed as Jamie from Mythbusters

I take the shaved animals category for the win.
I beg to differ! I'm half shaved with a cottonball head. You can't beat that.
AND I'm in a serene pose. You look like you about to backstab someone.

Chris P
10-27-2014, 01:26 AM
I beg to differ! I'm half shaved with a cottonball head. You can't beat that.
AND I'm in a serene pose. You look like you about to backstab someone.

Awwww the little dude looks worried about something to me. Cute as anything, but a worried cute as anything.

Quentin Nokov
10-27-2014, 01:35 AM
Ooo! I got it now! I had to pull the cursor down farther. :D I'm so awesome I ran out of appropriate compliments <awesome!> Thanks!

Angry Guy, I'm seeing that you have a spectacular aura as well, and I'm going to vote and say Cotton Ball Head Kitty is cutest.

Mr Flibble
10-27-2014, 01:43 AM
Awwww the little dude looks worried about something to me. Cute as anything, but a worried cute as anything.

Prolly worried they're going to shave his head next

jorodo
10-27-2014, 02:09 AM
<- how about a cute min pin who's confused as to what's sitting next to him.

jerrimander
10-27-2014, 02:25 AM
cute? talk to the hand, people.

Ken
10-27-2014, 04:11 AM
Would McCardey even want a rep from me ?

Am guessing not :-(

Tepelus
10-27-2014, 04:38 AM
I have :Cake: Is that a good bribe? :)

chompers
10-27-2014, 12:07 PM
and I'm going to vote and say Cotton Ball Head Kitty is cutest. Score! :Trophy:

chompers
10-27-2014, 12:10 PM
Awwww the little dude looks worried about something to me. Cute as anything, but a worried cute as anything.


Prolly worried they're going to shave his head next

Don't know if it's true, but it's said this cat did this right after coming home shaved. Looks shellshocked to me.

Thuro
10-27-2014, 12:21 PM
I haven't had a rep since the fourteenth. Of course I'm tired so I may be reading this wrong.

J.S.F.
10-27-2014, 12:41 PM
I tried to rep McCardey, but I must be on her ignore list.

Then again, I'm probably on everyone's ignore list, so there it is.

:D

aliceshortcake
10-27-2014, 01:01 PM
<---

I see your cute animals and raise you an Oscar Wilde.

Sitting on the grass at a garden party and probably thinking "God, this is going to ruin my trousers".

At Reading, not far from where he'd spend two years in prison.

I'd describe my avatar as being cute but with tragic overtones.

usuallycountingbats
10-27-2014, 04:22 PM
Um, I think this thread might be broken? It's definitely not working, who could resist a flock of bats?

Marlys
10-27-2014, 05:19 PM
*Pokes head in, sees no new cats to rep, leaves.*

Chris P
10-27-2014, 05:31 PM
I tried to rep McCardey, but I must be on her ignore list.

Then again, I'm probably on everyone's ignore list, so there it is.

:D

Did you hear something? Hmmm, must be the wind.

Gilroy Cullen
10-27-2014, 06:24 PM
*knows he can't compete with sleepy orange kitty*

But I'm only 11 away from 2k reppies...

Dennis E. Taylor
10-27-2014, 08:56 PM
It says you have a spectacular aura

Which is better?

Pfft. You people don't understand euphemisms. It's telling me I stink.

*...

Waitaminit, doesn't that mean the website is an AI?

*...

I'd like to be the first to welcome our new electronic overlord, and point out that Mr Flibble is a technology-hating luddite.

;)

Mr Flibble
10-27-2014, 10:02 PM
Technology breaking luddite, thank you. According to the Old Man anyway. He reckons if I went to all his customers once a month, he'd never be short of work again...

Mclesh
10-27-2014, 10:17 PM
*gives rep points away like candy*

mirandashell
10-27-2014, 11:53 PM
I once bluescreened 3 computers at work just by putting my hand on the monitors. Beat that!

Mr Flibble
10-28-2014, 12:36 AM
Old Man says you can come work for him. More broken PCs equals more work!

mirandashell
10-28-2014, 12:38 AM
Does he want me to sneak into places for him? I can do that!

benbradley
10-28-2014, 12:44 AM
I hope this post doesn't get reported for being impertinent (!), but isn't this thread a duplication of the Chequers' Club thing? Should a Mod hit the M(erge) Key?

And maybe someone could rename that other thread the Beggars' Club.

That said, have you given out your allocation of 200 rep points today?

Mr Flibble
10-28-2014, 12:50 AM
Does he want me to sneak into places for him? I can do that!

I'll courier over the addresses, and the courier can give you a lift kk?

mirandashell
10-28-2014, 01:12 AM
Cool!

Thuro
10-28-2014, 01:18 AM
Um, I think this thread might be broken? It's definitely not working, who could resist a flock of bats?

I know right?

usuallycountingbats
10-28-2014, 02:17 AM
*gives rep points away like candy*

*checks*

*decides Mclesh is not worth visiting for trick or treat*

Mclesh
10-28-2014, 03:20 AM
*checks*

*decides Mclesh is not worth visiting for trick or treat*

:tongue

No rolled pennies or circus peanuts at my house. Just the good stuff. Except my husband has been known to hand out condiment packets to those not wearing costumes. Hot sauce packets seem to be the favored condiment. :D

chompers
10-28-2014, 03:22 AM
:tongue

No rolled pennies or circus peanuts at my house. Just the good stuff. Except my husband has been known to hand out condiment packets to those not wearing costumes. Hot sauce packets seem to be the favored condiment. :Dhahaha great idea. will need to borrow this idea...if we would only get some trick or treaters here

Quentin Nokov
10-28-2014, 03:26 AM
*Pokes head in, sees no new cats to rep, leaves.*

HEY! There are cats in my signature and you never gave me a rep! Is there some prejudice here that it can only be in avatars?

Mclesh
10-28-2014, 03:28 AM
hahaha great idea. will need to borrow this idea...if we would only get some trick or treaters here


We get tons here.

The other day we were talking about terrible Halloween treats. My son's contribution to the discussion: water conservation coloring books, and religious tracts.

I used to despise getting pennies. Ugh.

*sorry for the derail, mccardey*

Quentin Nokov
10-28-2014, 03:28 AM
:tongue

No rolled pennies or circus peanuts at my house. Just the good stuff. Except my husband has been known to hand out condiment packets to those not wearing costumes. Hot sauce packets seem to be the favored condiment. :D

I'm too stingy to give candy OR condiment packets. Arby's Sauce, Horsey Sauce, Ketchup or Hot Sauce packets come in handy for work lunches.

So does Absolute Write do like Trick-Or-Reps?

Marlys
10-28-2014, 04:38 AM
HEY! There are cats in my signature and you never gave me a rep! Is there some prejudice here that it can only be in avatars?

I'm supposed to look at sig lines? Nobody told me that!

(kitties repped)

Mclesh
10-28-2014, 06:18 AM
I'm too stingy to give candy OR condiment packets. Arby's Sauce, Horsey Sauce, Ketchup or Hot Sauce packets come in handy for work lunches.

So does Absolute Write do like Trick-Or-Reps?

I'd never give away Horsey Sauce! :D

mccardey
10-28-2014, 09:11 AM
Oh good lord! I think there were over a baziilion reps for Charlie. One of my faves was
I'm trying to write a rep about cute, dead dogs, but it never comes out sounding very good.

Give me a moment to send you all thank-you reps. And actually - thank you. Really. I mean it.

mccardey
10-28-2014, 09:25 AM
*sorry for the derail, mccardey*

Thank you for the derail!! And on the topic of Hallowe'en - we've started having it here in Australia, as well.

It's a lot of fun!

Mclesh
10-28-2014, 09:30 AM
Thank you for the derail!! And on the topic of Hallowe'en - we've started having it here in Australia, as well.

It's a lot of fun!

I'm saving one of my best candies for you. Chocolate all the way. :D

Albedo
10-28-2014, 10:20 AM
Albedo reps are like unicorn tears. They cure baldness, leprosy, and ebola.

Also, they don't exist.

mccardey
10-28-2014, 11:09 AM
Albedo reps are like unicorn tears. They cure baldness, leprosy, and ebola.

Also, they don't exist.

Bugger!

usuallycountingbats
10-28-2014, 11:19 AM
I'm saving one of my best candies for you. Chocolate all the way. :D

That's all very well, but where are the rep points, hmmm? *is waiting* *taps foot* ;)

Susie
10-28-2014, 05:56 PM
*incoming reps for you, mccardey.* 'n :Cake:s 'n :Hug2:s :)

Chris P
10-28-2014, 06:06 PM
:tongue

No rolled pennies or circus peanuts at my house. Just the good stuff. Except my husband has been known to hand out condiment packets to those not wearing costumes. Hot sauce packets seem to be the favored condiment. :D

The Colonial Bread man lived in my neighborhood. One year he gave out tiny loaves of bread. He was all kinds of awesome.

Mclesh
10-28-2014, 08:55 PM
The Colonial Bread man lived in my neighborhood. One year he gave out tiny loaves of bread. He was all kinds of awesome.

Tiny loaves of bread? You win. :D

Myrealana
10-28-2014, 09:13 PM
I see your dog and I raise you a cat.
I see your cat and raise you a lime-hat-kitty!

Myrealana
10-28-2014, 09:22 PM
Wow, I never realized how many people have animal avatars.

chompers
10-29-2014, 12:11 AM
I see your cat and raise you a lime-hat-kitty!
but does it has a spaceship??

aliceshortcake
10-30-2014, 02:30 PM
Don't mention trick-or-treaters to me. All they'll get at my house is an unanswered doorbell and a notice in the window saying "This is England, not America".

*smashes culturally imperialistic pumpkin*

Helix
10-30-2014, 02:37 PM
This town has a sign up list for trick or treat-friendly houses. But better than that, because it's an alien concept and the kids don't know any better, some sensible person has persuaded the little 'uns that they have to perform a trick -- singing, dancing, a little bit of conjuring, that sort of thing -- in order to get a treat.

Gilroy Cullen
10-30-2014, 04:40 PM
I'll be tricking my neighborhood kiddies this year. Lots of spider decor, but me not home... Unlike years past.

Oh well. :evil

gingerwoman
10-30-2014, 04:46 PM
Don't mention trick-or-treaters to me. All they'll get at my house is an unanswered doorbell and a notice in the window saying "This is England, not America".

*smashes culturally imperialistic pumpkin*

Oh we got that a lot when I had a trick or treat Halloween birthday party here in New Zealand when I was 10. :cry:

That was back in the 80s, we're pretty much fully Americanized now.

benbradley
10-30-2014, 10:45 PM
This town has a sign up list for trick or treat-friendly houses. But better than that, because it's an alien concept and the kids don't know any better, some sensible person has persuaded the little 'uns that they have to perform a trick -- singing, dancing, a little bit of conjuring, that sort of thing -- in order to get a treat.
Oh, that's MUCH better than just saying "trick or treat!" It's especially good if they can do it while seeing you pick your teeth (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YiscTh3GOzU&feature=youtu.be&t=17m15s).