Author Topic: Random Postings  (Read 3968063 times)

0 Members and 2 Guests are viewing this topic.

Offline Ansgar

  • Archon
  • ********
  • Posts: 3,060
  • Keep your mind in hell and do not despair
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15705 on: May 28, 2013, 11:36:31 AM »
Oh lol, the biggest Dutch-languaged Christian forum wants me as a mod. The amount of flattering they used to get me on board made me laugh for minutes.

Can you give me a link?
Do not be cast down over the struggle - the Lord loves a brave warrior. The Lord loves the soul that is valiant.

-St Silouan the athonite

Offline Cyrillic

  • Make OC.net Great Again!
  • Toumarches
  • ************
  • Posts: 13,058
  • St. Theodoret of Cyrrhus, pray for us!
  • Jurisdiction: But my heart belongs to Finland
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15706 on: May 28, 2013, 11:38:51 AM »
Oh lol, the biggest Dutch-languaged Christian forum wants me as a mod. The amount of flattering they used to get me on board made me laugh for minutes.

Can you give me a link?

Click.

Don't post there to tell bad things about me ^^

« Last Edit: May 28, 2013, 11:39:39 AM by Cyrillic »

Offline Ansgar

  • Archon
  • ********
  • Posts: 3,060
  • Keep your mind in hell and do not despair
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15707 on: May 28, 2013, 11:41:04 AM »
Oh lol, the biggest Dutch-languaged Christian forum wants me as a mod. The amount of flattering they used to get me on board made me laugh for minutes.

Can you give me a link?

Click.

Don't post there to tell bad things about me ^^



Thank you.  :)

Is it a catholic forum or protestant?
Do not be cast down over the struggle - the Lord loves a brave warrior. The Lord loves the soul that is valiant.

-St Silouan the athonite

Offline Cyrillic

  • Make OC.net Great Again!
  • Toumarches
  • ************
  • Posts: 13,058
  • St. Theodoret of Cyrrhus, pray for us!
  • Jurisdiction: But my heart belongs to Finland
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15708 on: May 28, 2013, 11:42:07 AM »
Both. It's mixed.

Offline Ansgar

  • Archon
  • ********
  • Posts: 3,060
  • Keep your mind in hell and do not despair
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15709 on: May 28, 2013, 11:46:03 AM »
Both. It's mixed.

Interesting.

Are there many orthodox there?
« Last Edit: May 28, 2013, 11:46:19 AM by Ansgar »
Do not be cast down over the struggle - the Lord loves a brave warrior. The Lord loves the soul that is valiant.

-St Silouan the athonite

Offline Cyrillic

  • Make OC.net Great Again!
  • Toumarches
  • ************
  • Posts: 13,058
  • St. Theodoret of Cyrrhus, pray for us!
  • Jurisdiction: But my heart belongs to Finland
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15710 on: May 28, 2013, 11:47:35 AM »
Both. It's mixed.

Interesting.

Are there many orthodox there?


None.

Offline Cyrillic

  • Make OC.net Great Again!
  • Toumarches
  • ************
  • Posts: 13,058
  • St. Theodoret of Cyrrhus, pray for us!
  • Jurisdiction: But my heart belongs to Finland
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15711 on: May 28, 2013, 11:58:25 AM »
This thread is on page 350

Offline Ansgar

  • Archon
  • ********
  • Posts: 3,060
  • Keep your mind in hell and do not despair
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15712 on: May 28, 2013, 12:04:18 PM »
Both. It's mixed.

Interesting.

Are there many orthodox there?


None.

Oh...

I have run out of commentaries.
Do not be cast down over the struggle - the Lord loves a brave warrior. The Lord loves the soul that is valiant.

-St Silouan the athonite

Offline William

  • Protokentarchos
  • *********
  • Posts: 4,354
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15713 on: May 28, 2013, 07:16:17 PM »
Tell them you don't commune with heretics and schismatics.  ;D

Um irony anybody?
Apart from moral conduct, all that man thinks himself able to do in order to become acceptable to God is mere superstition and religious folly. - Immanuel Kant

Offline theistgal

  • Byzantine (Ruthenian) Catholic gadfly
  • Site Supporter
  • Archon
  • *****
  • Posts: 2,082
  • don't even go there!
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15714 on: May 28, 2013, 07:22:01 PM »
A key to understanding my posts in 99.9% of the threads here (and elsewhere) is that my grandfather, a newspaperman of the old school, taught me to look closely at, and really try to understand, all sides of an argument, before making up my mind.

So sometimes I may seem to be arguing in favor of a viewpoint that I don't really share, simply because doing so often helps me to understand what I really think.

Also, I'm probably a contrarian at heart.
"Sometimes, you just gotta say, 'OK, I still have nine live, two-headed animals' and move on.'' (owner of Coney Island freak show, upon learning he'd been outbid on a 5-legged puppy)

Offline TheTrisagion

  • Delusional Overlord
  • Hoplitarches
  • *************
  • Posts: 16,913
  • And the cat is back again.
  • Faith: Orthodox
  • Jurisdiction: Antiochian
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15715 on: May 28, 2013, 10:14:31 PM »
Tell them you don't commune with heretics and schismatics.  ;D

Um irony anybody?

I'm assuming you are referring to my previous posts in another thread.  First, I am not chrismated yet.  Second, I was instructed by my priest to do so.  It wasn't my idea to continue receiving.  :)
The term planet earth is an innovation which has arisen in recent centuries with the error of heliocentrism.

If one wants to confess a pure doctrine of Orthodoxy, they should be careful not to refer to the earth as a planet, unlike the current Pope as well as Patriarch Kirill and Patriarch Bartholomew, who regularly speak in error when they refer to our planet earth.

Offline SolEX01

  • Toumarches
  • ************
  • Posts: 12,486
    • Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
  • Faith: Orthodox
  • Jurisdiction: Metropolis of New Jersey
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15716 on: May 28, 2013, 11:16:58 PM »
This thread is on page 350

This thread is also 1.7% of the forum (approximately).

Offline William

  • Protokentarchos
  • *********
  • Posts: 4,354
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15717 on: May 29, 2013, 03:55:42 AM »
Tell them you don't commune with heretics and schismatics.  ;D

Um irony anybody?

I'm assuming you are referring to my previous posts in another thread.  First, I am not chrismated yet.  Second, I was instructed by my priest to do so.  It wasn't my idea to continue receiving.  :)

Cyrillic is not even a catechumen yet and modding a forum is not communing.

Whose idea it was doesn't make it not ironic.
Apart from moral conduct, all that man thinks himself able to do in order to become acceptable to God is mere superstition and religious folly. - Immanuel Kant

Offline Cyrillic

  • Make OC.net Great Again!
  • Toumarches
  • ************
  • Posts: 13,058
  • St. Theodoret of Cyrrhus, pray for us!
  • Jurisdiction: But my heart belongs to Finland
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15718 on: May 29, 2013, 04:39:13 AM »
The French exams leaked to the press and now it is postponed  :-\

Offline Tommelomsky

  • High Elder
  • ******
  • Posts: 511
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15719 on: May 29, 2013, 07:34:05 AM »
Tell them you don't commune with heretics and schismatics.  ;D

Um irony anybody?

I'm assuming you are referring to my previous posts in another thread.  First, I am not chrismated yet.  Second, I was instructed by my priest to do so.  It wasn't my idea to continue receiving.  :)

If your priest tell you something, listen to him and not to anyone here. My priest has dragged it further, he told me to get completely off the internet (has not managed that part completely yet).
I will not be posting or participating here anymore.
They claim this is an Orthodox Christian forum.
Well, it is not!

Offline TheTrisagion

  • Delusional Overlord
  • Hoplitarches
  • *************
  • Posts: 16,913
  • And the cat is back again.
  • Faith: Orthodox
  • Jurisdiction: Antiochian
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15720 on: May 29, 2013, 08:15:52 AM »
Tell them you don't commune with heretics and schismatics.  ;D

Um irony anybody?

I'm assuming you are referring to my previous posts in another thread.  First, I am not chrismated yet.  Second, I was instructed by my priest to do so.  It wasn't my idea to continue receiving.  :)

Cyrillic is not even a catechumen yet and modding a forum is not communing.

Whose idea it was doesn't make it not ironic.

First it was a harmless joke, hence the emoticon.

Second, that isn't irony.  I think you are looking for the word hypocritical, not ironic.
The term planet earth is an innovation which has arisen in recent centuries with the error of heliocentrism.

If one wants to confess a pure doctrine of Orthodoxy, they should be careful not to refer to the earth as a planet, unlike the current Pope as well as Patriarch Kirill and Patriarch Bartholomew, who regularly speak in error when they refer to our planet earth.

Offline biro

  • Site Supporter
  • Stratopedarches
  • *****
  • Posts: 18,993
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15721 on: May 29, 2013, 12:14:08 PM »
The French exams leaked to the press and now it is postponed  :-\

Oh noes!  :(

Offline Iconodule

  • Professor of Cryptopatristics at Miskatonic University
  • Merarches
  • ***********
  • Posts: 10,063
  • Monsters from the Id
  • Faith: Orthodox Christian
  • Jurisdiction: Ecumenical Patriarchate (ACROD)
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15722 on: May 29, 2013, 04:37:23 PM »
Got my first rejection letter for a book I've submitted to several literary agencies.

Offline orthonorm

  • Hoplitarches
  • *************
  • Posts: 17,715
  • Ad Aluminum!
  • Faith: DSM 5
  • Jurisdiction: Apostle to the Church of ASD
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15723 on: May 29, 2013, 05:47:59 PM »
Got my first rejection letter for a book I've submitted to several literary agencies.

Congratulations!

You are in good company within a much larger really terrible party.
January 23, 2016, 03:47:17 PM   Ad Hominem - "mere foil"   +45

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ad_hominem

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foil_(literature)

Offline Tommelomsky

  • High Elder
  • ******
  • Posts: 511
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15724 on: May 29, 2013, 07:40:20 PM »
The thought of a retreat for a week or more, I really pray for it to happen. Just getting away, being in a quiet place, observe, learn and
hopefully grow on the experience. Letters are soon going out.

I do not need summer, autumn or snow. I only wish for this to happen.
Nothing more, but the Glory of God. That matters. Nothing else.
I will not be posting or participating here anymore.
They claim this is an Orthodox Christian forum.
Well, it is not!

Offline Severian

  • My posts on this site don't necessarily reflect my current position on any given subject.
  • Taxiarches
  • **********
  • Posts: 6,644
  • Pat. St. Severus, pray for my family & friends
    • St. Severus of Antioch's Writings
  • Faith: Coptic Orthodox Christian
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15725 on: May 29, 2013, 08:36:30 PM »
Mustard>Ketchup
"I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die [...] These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world." -The Lord Jesus Christ

No longer active on OC.net. Please pray for me and forgive any harm I might have caused by my ignorance and malice. Pls email me, don't send PMs.

Offline TheMathematician

  • OC.net guru
  • *******
  • Posts: 1,986
  • Formerly known as Montalo
  • Faith: Orthodox
  • Jurisdiction: ACROD
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15726 on: May 29, 2013, 08:40:16 PM »
Mustard>Ketchup

Did you need a link to the unpopular opinion thread, or perhaps we should make a wrong opinions threads :-)

Offline Shiny

  • Site Supporter
  • Toumarches
  • *****
  • Posts: 13,267
  • Paint It Red
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15727 on: May 29, 2013, 08:48:51 PM »
Mustard>Ketchup

Well you see here in Oriental theology we have a mixture of mustard and ketchup and united we have Ketchardphysitism
“There is your brother, naked, crying, and you stand there confused over the choice of an attractive floor covering.”

– St. Ambrose of Milan

Offline Kerdy

  • Taxiarches
  • **********
  • Posts: 5,813
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15728 on: May 29, 2013, 11:57:54 PM »
Got my first rejection letter for a book I've submitted to several literary agencies.
Did they give a reason?

Offline William

  • Protokentarchos
  • *********
  • Posts: 4,354
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15729 on: May 30, 2013, 02:05:52 AM »
What's the name of that one saint who murdered someone, then became a monastic and was eaten by wild beasts?
Apart from moral conduct, all that man thinks himself able to do in order to become acceptable to God is mere superstition and religious folly. - Immanuel Kant

Offline Iconodule

  • Professor of Cryptopatristics at Miskatonic University
  • Merarches
  • ***********
  • Posts: 10,063
  • Monsters from the Id
  • Faith: Orthodox Christian
  • Jurisdiction: Ecumenical Patriarchate (ACROD)
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15730 on: May 30, 2013, 07:01:58 AM »
Got my first rejection letter for a book I've submitted to several literary agencies.
Did they give a reason?

Nah, it was a form letter.

Offline Cyrillic

  • Make OC.net Great Again!
  • Toumarches
  • ************
  • Posts: 13,058
  • St. Theodoret of Cyrrhus, pray for us!
  • Jurisdiction: But my heart belongs to Finland
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15731 on: May 30, 2013, 02:41:01 PM »
I'll be off to Athos tomorrow. See ya all in a few days.

Offline biro

  • Site Supporter
  • Stratopedarches
  • *****
  • Posts: 18,993
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15732 on: May 30, 2013, 02:46:21 PM »
I'll be off to Athos tomorrow. See ya all in a few days.

Have a blessed trip!  :angel:

Offline Ansgar

  • Archon
  • ********
  • Posts: 3,060
  • Keep your mind in hell and do not despair
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15733 on: May 30, 2013, 02:46:47 PM »
I'll be off to Athos tomorrow. See ya all in a few days.

You lucky potato.
Do not be cast down over the struggle - the Lord loves a brave warrior. The Lord loves the soul that is valiant.

-St Silouan the athonite

Offline Tommelomsky

  • High Elder
  • ******
  • Posts: 511
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15734 on: May 30, 2013, 07:45:24 PM »
Just hoping that I will be able to pray the prayers in memory for my mum today on her grave in a dignifying way.
So many years, but the pain is still so near.

She should and could have been 60 today. No words can describe how this feels.
But O mayflower, you are in my heart and will always be with me.

+ Glory to God in all things +
I will not be posting or participating here anymore.
They claim this is an Orthodox Christian forum.
Well, it is not!

Offline biro

  • Site Supporter
  • Stratopedarches
  • *****
  • Posts: 18,993
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15735 on: May 30, 2013, 07:46:46 PM »
Just hoping that I will be able to pray the prayers in memory for my mum today on her grave in a dignifying way.
So many years, but the pain is still so near.

She should and could have been 60 today. No words can describe how this feels.
But O mayflower, you are in my heart and will always be with me.

+ Glory to God in all things +

Memory eternal.

Offline JamesR

  • Virginal Chicano Blood
  • Taxiarches
  • **********
  • Posts: 6,901
  • 1951-2015 Memory Eternal Uncle Roy--40 Days of Mourning.
  • Faith: Misotheist
  • Jurisdiction: OCA
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15736 on: May 30, 2013, 11:06:26 PM »
Happy 39th birthday Big L! RIP.

Is it bad that I always forget the Feast Days of the Church and don't do anything on them, but I always remember the birthdays and death dates of my favorite rappers and listen to one of their albums to honor them?
Until I see the resurrection of the dead and the life of the world to come, I will not believe.

Offline Nephi

  • Protokentarchos
  • *********
  • Posts: 4,821
  • A non-Chalcedonian in Chalcedonian clothing.
  • Faith: Orthodox
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15737 on: May 30, 2013, 11:40:34 PM »
Happy 39th birthday Big L! RIP.

Is it bad that I always forget the Feast Days of the Church and don't do anything on them, but I always remember the birthdays and death dates of my favorite rappers and listen to one of their albums to honor them?

I had to look up Big L since I'd never heard of him. Strangely enough, he and 50 Cent were shot the same number of times.

Offline Jonathan Gress

  • Taxiarches
  • **********
  • Posts: 5,567
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15738 on: May 31, 2013, 08:28:42 AM »
.
« Last Edit: May 31, 2013, 08:29:24 AM by Jonathan Gress »

Offline That person

  • OC.net guru
  • *******
  • Posts: 1,166
  • Long live Commie Superman
  • Faith: I dunno, Lutheran???
  • Jurisdiction: People's Republic of Memphis
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15739 on: May 31, 2013, 03:29:54 PM »
When I was at a writers' conference and one of the guys there had a manuscript about the apple from Snow White triggering a zombie apocalypse. I feel like if it ever gets published or discovered, it will be perceived as the most stereotypically early teens thing ever.
"Some have such command of their bowels, that they can break wind continuously at pleasure, so as to produce the effect of singing."- St. Augustine of Hippo

Offline TheTrisagion

  • Delusional Overlord
  • Hoplitarches
  • *************
  • Posts: 16,913
  • And the cat is back again.
  • Faith: Orthodox
  • Jurisdiction: Antiochian
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15740 on: May 31, 2013, 03:33:18 PM »
When I was at a writers' conference and one of the guys there had a manuscript about the apple from Snow White triggering a zombie apocalypse. I feel like if it ever gets published or discovered, it will be perceived as the most stereotypically early teens thing ever.

That sad this is he probably wrote it 10 years ago and it was the most innovative thing ever.

Either that or he should not be a writer because he has no creativity whatsoever.
The term planet earth is an innovation which has arisen in recent centuries with the error of heliocentrism.

If one wants to confess a pure doctrine of Orthodoxy, they should be careful not to refer to the earth as a planet, unlike the current Pope as well as Patriarch Kirill and Patriarch Bartholomew, who regularly speak in error when they refer to our planet earth.

Offline That person

  • OC.net guru
  • *******
  • Posts: 1,166
  • Long live Commie Superman
  • Faith: I dunno, Lutheran???
  • Jurisdiction: People's Republic of Memphis
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15741 on: May 31, 2013, 06:24:14 PM »
I'm not sure how long he'd been working on it. Certainly zombies and gritty reboots of fairy tales have been around for a while, but they did happen to go mainstream around the same time. Combining them seems like unique enough of a twist I guess. From the excerpt I heard, the dude wasn't a bad writer. He kept things intriguing and never totally lost sight of the premise's absurdity.
"Some have such command of their bowels, that they can break wind continuously at pleasure, so as to produce the effect of singing."- St. Augustine of Hippo

Offline orthonorm

  • Hoplitarches
  • *************
  • Posts: 17,715
  • Ad Aluminum!
  • Faith: DSM 5
  • Jurisdiction: Apostle to the Church of ASD
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15742 on: May 31, 2013, 06:26:06 PM »
I'm not sure how long he'd been working on it. Certainly zombies and gritty reboots of fairy tales have been around for a while, but they did happen to go mainstream around the same time. Combining them seems like unique enough of a twist I guess. From the excerpt I heard, the dude wasn't a bad writer. He kept things intriguing and never totally lost sight of the premise's absurdity.

Sounds like hell.

Which I guess is quite artistly, performing rather than telling.
January 23, 2016, 03:47:17 PM   Ad Hominem - "mere foil"   +45

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ad_hominem

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foil_(literature)

Offline Shiny

  • Site Supporter
  • Toumarches
  • *****
  • Posts: 13,267
  • Paint It Red
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15743 on: May 31, 2013, 08:15:10 PM »
i think my caps lock key is officially broke. never used shift key so it is so cumbersome to try to use it now.

sorry if i sound like an idiot with no capital letters, dont mean to be...
“There is your brother, naked, crying, and you stand there confused over the choice of an attractive floor covering.”

– St. Ambrose of Milan

Offline orthonorm

  • Hoplitarches
  • *************
  • Posts: 17,715
  • Ad Aluminum!
  • Faith: DSM 5
  • Jurisdiction: Apostle to the Church of ASD
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15744 on: May 31, 2013, 10:27:25 PM »
i think my caps lock key is officially broke. never used shift key so it is so cumbersome to try to use it now.

sorry if i sound like an idiot with no capital letters, dont mean to be...

Ur weird.
January 23, 2016, 03:47:17 PM   Ad Hominem - "mere foil"   +45

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ad_hominem

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foil_(literature)

Offline Shiny

  • Site Supporter
  • Toumarches
  • *****
  • Posts: 13,267
  • Paint It Red
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15745 on: May 31, 2013, 10:30:33 PM »
i think my caps lock key is officially broke. never used shift key so it is so cumbersome to try to use it now.

sorry if i sound like an idiot with no capital letters, dont mean to be...

Ur weird.
was trivia tonight more successful than the heat this series?
“There is your brother, naked, crying, and you stand there confused over the choice of an attractive floor covering.”

– St. Ambrose of Milan

Offline orthonorm

  • Hoplitarches
  • *************
  • Posts: 17,715
  • Ad Aluminum!
  • Faith: DSM 5
  • Jurisdiction: Apostle to the Church of ASD
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15746 on: May 31, 2013, 10:38:03 PM »
i think my caps lock key is officially broke. never used shift key so it is so cumbersome to try to use it now.

sorry if i sound like an idiot with no capital letters, dont mean to be...

Ur weird.
was trivia tonight more successful than the heat this series?

The Heat are not giving away their A game tactics. Wait for the four game championship sweep.
January 23, 2016, 03:47:17 PM   Ad Hominem - "mere foil"   +45

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ad_hominem

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foil_(literature)

Offline Shiny

  • Site Supporter
  • Toumarches
  • *****
  • Posts: 13,267
  • Paint It Red
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15747 on: May 31, 2013, 10:41:32 PM »
i think my caps lock key is officially broke. never used shift key so it is so cumbersome to try to use it now.

sorry if i sound like an idiot with no capital letters, dont mean to be...

Ur weird.
was trivia tonight more successful than the heat this series?

The Heat are not giving away their A game tactics. Wait for the four game championship sweep.
you do know lebron is such a unlikable guy right
“There is your brother, naked, crying, and you stand there confused over the choice of an attractive floor covering.”

– St. Ambrose of Milan

Offline orthonorm

  • Hoplitarches
  • *************
  • Posts: 17,715
  • Ad Aluminum!
  • Faith: DSM 5
  • Jurisdiction: Apostle to the Church of ASD
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15748 on: May 31, 2013, 10:48:16 PM »
i think my caps lock key is officially broke. never used shift key so it is so cumbersome to try to use it now.

sorry if i sound like an idiot with no capital letters, dont mean to be...

Ur weird.
was trivia tonight more successful than the heat this series?

The Heat are not giving away their A game tactics. Wait for the four game championship sweep.
you do know lebron is such a unlikable guy right

NBA Cares.
January 23, 2016, 03:47:17 PM   Ad Hominem - "mere foil"   +45

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ad_hominem

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foil_(literature)

Offline Shiny

  • Site Supporter
  • Toumarches
  • *****
  • Posts: 13,267
  • Paint It Red
Re: Random Postings
« Reply #15749 on: May 31, 2013, 10:52:28 PM »
proof that there is no justice in this world
“There is your brother, naked, crying, and you stand there confused over the choice of an attractive floor covering.”

– St. Ambrose of Milan