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What Attracts You?

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Definitely sarcasm. I can't connect with someone with a no-sarcasm attitude. Maybe I can work with them, maybe I can chat with them, but I could never be myself around them.

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The problem with this line of thinking is that is you say "I'm going to stay with this clingy person because he/she can only function as long as I continue this," then you're doing it out of

I kinda wish I was 40 years old

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Adults don't exactly have it all figured out as well as they seem.

Help with writing an essay thesis

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Hardship itself doesn't strengthen a person. It creates a situation that allows the person to strengthen themselves, but hardships have no intrinsic qualities that make people better.

Marriage between Masculine and Feminine Spirit.

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Seriously, guys? Come on. This guy comes in with a neutral attitude and you all start raging at him. Regardless of whether or not you agree, it's good manners to show other people the same level of r

basil, help me out?

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Oh, fashion? [url=https://omegathorion.wordpress.com/2013/03/24/art-theory-the-rift-between-fashion-and-character-design/]I love fashion.[/url] -what's your biggest concern when picking your outfi

Does your job suck? What's your dream job?

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Working as a writer for a startup game company. It's kind of rough. First, pretty much no one in the company speaks English as a first language, so I have to dumb down my stories a lot to make them r

How dumb is this story so far?

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@xreniya: I don't know if these are intentional.

How dumb is this story so far?

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5/12 of the sentences in the opening paragraph start with the word "the." That's four more than there should be. "As the early bird gets the worm, these Red-necked Grebe indeed s

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OP, I think you've been on the internet for too long. The world is not like Tumblr or Reddit. But if there really is a person who can handle any problem as you say, I'd be impressed. That wouldn

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I don't know if switching to forestry would help. This is an attitude that pervades pretty much any field in university. I majored in game development, isn't that the most awesome job ever? But by t

Any Muslims here victim of hate crime?

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@helpingly: What if all people are terrible?

What are some great research paper topics?

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@marauder21: Probably spend more time with literature and narrative, actually. There's an interesting divide. For example, the Myers Briggs system (INTJ/ESFP) isn't really well respected in the fiel

What are some great research paper topics?

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Maybe you could get more helpful answers by being more specific. Right now, I'd like to write a research paper about using different psychological approaches to personality in mapping character ar

Is this a good thesis for an essay?

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So your thesis is basically, "different people need to be treated differently." There you go. EDIT: Resources on writing? [url=http://www.sirlin.net/articles/writing-well-part-1-sensibil

What kind of wardrobe do you have?

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So you're going from preppy to streetwear? Wouldn't that naturally be a downgrade? I used to wear fancy clothes (dress shirts and stuff) but eventually I just stopped caring and just put on t-shi

Economics vs Psychology

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@watermelon: It can if you want to do some kind of niche research project. I had a professor who created AIs that simulated emotions, so he teamed up with a few psychologists to figure out how to tran

interesting dilemma, serious question

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I don't think it's wrong. I don't think it's a betrayal of morals either. If you "sell out," then that's just the kind of person you are and that should be respected. You can't be so

Anne Frank =/= WW2. A poem of my frustration with N.America

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Before I start reading, I want to ask, have you really thought your medium through? Why not just write a nonfiction article or an essay instead of a poem?

Short Story, Feedback Appreciated

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So what I always like to say with any kind of writing is to read it aloud. I kind of feel like you tend to err on the side of longer sentences, which is okay in moderation, but after a while it become

do you tell lies

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ITT: "I don't lie, except when I do."

I guess I would say I'm an expert

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@fradddd: Excel is actually a really powerful tool with a lot of depth. You can almost write code in Excel. If you can only fill in entries, you're a beginner at Excel.

opinions on performing careers

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I've done a little bit of work with comedians. The vast majority of them have a main job (usually bartending) and they do comedy on the side. It's just not viable at all for them to rely on comedy a

dramatic classic music?

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NkkE7ESiaY

Your incoming Gpa?

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[quote=xkillo32]what does this weight and unweighted mean?[/quote] Some higher level classes will have more "weight" in your GPA. If you took a normal English class and got an A, it would co

Biggest concern in America right now?

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Moral dualism. People rallying on one side, forming groups, turning into hiveminds against each other. Mostly Democrats vs. Republicans, but this happens everywhere.

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Women's fashion is so much cooler than men's. Heck, most women can wear men's fashion anyway. But it doesn't go the other way around.

people want to be lonely? it seems

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I've been thinking and writing a lot about this recently. Check [url=https://omegathorion.wordpress.com/2015/09/25/narrative-design-proxy-defense/]this[/url] out if you're interested. The TLDR is t

college may seem expensive but its all worth it and more

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[quote=rixworkwix]for 350$ a month for rent what is the catch if any? bad neighbourhood? ghosts? is it a bachelor? how are you paying for cheap were do you live (no detective)[/quote] I had a place fo

Do you find it hard to forgive?

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I never forgive people. I just keep it in the back of my head in a little personal log. If I ever have business with that person again, I'll weigh my current situation against their backlog. Like, if

college may seem expensive but its all worth it and more

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I think the college "bubble" is going to burst soon. There are lots of people who are entering college mindlessly and aimlessly because it has become the default path for mid-upper class s

homeschooling is stupid because youre not forced to learn

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Optimally, you shouldn't be forced to learn. You should be given the freedom to learn about what you're interested in at your own pace. But realistically, if people are given that choice, they'll j

Ask The Next Person A Question

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No. What's your favorite short story?

confession thread

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I just haggled with my boss for more money even though I live with my parents and have practically zero expenses.

I dont know what to Major in

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You can be a technical artist. They're the people who use computer science to program special effects and visuals for films. Check out [url=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0kyDKu8K-k]this video[/url]

what do you do when you have assignments due in a month

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Really depends on what the assignment is. I have a lot of creative assignments (animations, short stories, game development) so I spend a lot of time just tumbling ideas around in my head, brainstormi

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http://www.davidquammen.com/sampler/21-samerivertwice

Do you prefer working in a group or independently?

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Independent. Putting aside the "other people are useless" argument, I truly believe that working independently is the best way to learn, even if you're transitioning into a group environm

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I always associated aloe drinks with Chinese culture, not Japanese culture.

What should I write about?

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[quote=ecarina]You're the one who has to write it so you're the one who should come up with the topic. If you just take our advice you'll end up writing about something you don't care about and ma

Ready to seriously injure someone

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Yeah. Group projects suck. Just goes to show that college isn't for everyone.

I think I made a mistake

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Truthfully, college isn't for everyone. Don't feel bad if you ultimately decide to leave. A degree isn't even that useful anymore (depending on your field).

Debatable topics

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The failures of the modern education system. People are being trained to pass tests, not to be intelligent. They are passed along an academic pipeline rather than actively pursuing a field of study. C

My friends are travelling and Im here like

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Going to London for a conference. Hope I get time to go sightseeing, or at least bar hopping. But I don't know how much time I'll get, I'm presenting and volunteering at the conference.

My friend needs help

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[quote=buster1651]Am i dumb? I don't get why she overreacted over some photo of food. Lemme get this straight. He took her to a restaurant because it was his birthday and as friends. He took some pic

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It wouldn't be fair, and it wouldn't be rational unless they have much more proof and research behind their claims. Stupidity isn't genetic, there's no point trying to cull it with selective breed

need some criticism for my csgo commentating

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Commentators have a double role as analysts. They need to be able to provide insightful remarks about tactics and psychology. Right now, you have pretty much none of that. I mean, you literally just s

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That is sexual assault, and if you have any respect for your target, you should drop all of your plans ASAP.

Do you sleep?

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I typically sleep from 3 AM to around noon. I'm working remotely with people from Europe, so late night for me is early morning for them. It's the best time to coordinate, but it's messing with my

Why dont we just die?

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That's what school shooters and nilihists believe. They usually get into a mindset where they believe that humanity is better off not existing for whatever reason (racism, sexism, any other form of d