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Let the Rain Cry For Me

March 8th, 2010 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
When my eyes can no longer foster tears, I let the rain cry for me.
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Why and What

February 27th, 2010 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #

Why and what are the same.

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Setting Sun

February 25th, 2010 | Posted by pftq in Recently Read | #
Setting Sun by Osamu Dazai
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Seeing

February 18th, 2010 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #

There are those you can’t fool because they see right through you…
and then there are those you can’t fool because they can’t see you at all.

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Naomi

February 10th, 2010 | Posted by pftq in Recently Read | #
Naomi by Junichiro Tanizaki
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Impressions

February 4th, 2010 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #

The world is not an illusion, but you are only an impression.

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Kokoro

January 25th, 2010 | Posted by pftq in Recently Read | #
Kokoro by Natsume Sōseki
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Embedding Stock Charts on SMF Forums

December 28th, 2009 | Posted by pftq in Blabberbox | #

So I was looking for a way to embed stock charts into posts for SMF Forums, probably via bbcode or tags. I checked Google all morning and couldn’t find it though. If it exists, please redirect me because I’m sure it’ll be much better than my makeshift solution. :P

In the meantime, I modified my forums to use a tag called [schart]. When someone types [schart]SYMBOL[/schart], it shows the stock chart in its place.
The editing isn’t complicated, but you need another site to embed from. Right now, I’m using Wikinvest, but it’s a bit slow and heavy (it’s interactive and flash, fancy stuff). If anyone knows a good, fast-loading static one, it’d be nice to know. :D

For the code,…[More]

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Sea of Elegance

December 27th, 2009 | Posted by pftq in Stuck in My Head | #
Sea of Elegance by ChaotixMachine
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Immortality

December 11th, 2009 | Posted by pftq in Stories | #

  You often see movies or books about people who can never die, but usually they also heal super fast from any wound or injury.  Just a thought on my end, but what if you can never die, but you heal at a normal rate?

  The scary part about this is that the normal person can relate since no fast healing is involved.  The person in the character is essentially still conscious no matter what happens.  What’s to say this doesn’t occur in real life? Obviously you can’t heal from everything or live forever, but what’s to say your consciousness doesn’t continue drift along out there?

  It probably wouldn’t work that well as a film because you can’t show the inside of someone’s mind (supposing you take a first person perspective).  From an outside observer though, that might work.  Ideally, a book would work better so you can see the main character’s thoughts.

  The story…[More]

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Gymnopedie No.1

December 11th, 2009 | Posted by pftq in Stuck in My Head | #

Gymnopedie No.1 by Erik Satie (Cafe Del Mar interp.)

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Eye of the Beholder

December 8th, 2009 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #

Reality is in the eye of the beholder.

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Lava Reef 2 Orchestral

December 6th, 2009 | Posted by pftq in Stuck in My Head | #
Lava Reef 2 Orchestral by constromlie
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Loss of Innocence

December 4th, 2009 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
If you lose the dreams, passion, and innocence you once had as a child,
then you never had them in the first place.
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Diversity

November 29th, 2009 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Society promotes diversity but becomes less diverse over time.
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Running for Walking

November 23rd, 2009 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #

It hurts to walk
…That’s why you run!

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Sleeping

November 13th, 2009 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #

Sleeping is like dying only to come back.

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Undo

November 6th, 2009 | Posted by pftq in Stories | #
This is an idea that came to me for possibly a short video ad of some sort.  Promotes safer driving I guess, but really.. change the ending and it could promote a lot of things.

  Scroll through a series of scenes showing every day life.  Closer shots show they are actually running backwards.  Over time, we see that these are all mistakes that people make (spilling coffee, breaking tables, etc) that are fixed by going backwards in time.

  Eventually we come to the scene of a car accident with a car pinning a helpless victim to a tree.  The scene running backwards, however, does not solve the issue.  The car pulls away and the victim slides to the ground.  The car is intact - in fact, it's brand new - but the person is still dead.
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World Changes

November 6th, 2009 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Change the world, but don't let it change you.
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Walls Have Ears

November 5th, 2009 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #

The walls have ears. The windows have eyes. The doors have teeth.

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