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    My older brother going to give me a new phone that he orders in a few days. I've been using my phone for the last 4 years and it's falling apart.
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    Right royally ripping [th]read rubric, Rater. Really rates.
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    Today, I learned that my lovingly crafted username is an italian swear word.
    That's kinda funny, but I might need to be careful about that if I ever want to give a shoutout to that italian youtuber who makes cool Ace Attorney videos.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SZbNAhL View Post
    Right royally ripping [th]read rubric, Rater. Really rates.
    I think using "Rater" and "rates" together is a little cheating on the alliteration.
    The stars predict tomorrow you'll wake up, do a bunch of stuff, and then go back to sleep.~ That's your horoscope for today.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DataNinja View Post
    I think using "Rater" and "rates" together is a little cheating on the alliteration.
    I pronounce my name "RAT-er."

    Honestly, it should have 2 Ts but whataya gonna do?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rater202 View Post
    I pronounce my name "RAT-er."

    Honestly, it should have 2 Ts but whataya gonna do?
    Ah, I seeeee.

    Pencil in one where it should go?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Anonymouswizard View Post
    Yeah, looking good, although I only have basic knowledge of what Seamus looks like (I think she has a suit of armour? And if you beat the game fast enough she keeps bits on?). You sure you're not a Smash Bros AI who's escaped to the internet?
    Her Zero Suit debuted in Metroid: Zero Mission (a remake of the first game for the GBA). There was basically an entire segment added on where she was left with just her suit, and had to sneak into a Space Pirate base. Here's an article on it.

    Oddly enough, some people theorised she was meant to have a masculine name, and Samus was the result of trying to translate a Japanese spelling of Seamus.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BisectedBrioche View Post
    Her Zero Suit debuted in Metroid: Zero Mission (a remake of the first game for the GBA). There was basically an entire segment added on where she was left with just her suit, and had to sneak into a Space Pirate base. Here's an article on it.

    Oddly enough, some people theorised she was meant to have a masculine name, and Samus was the result of trying to translate a Japanese spelling of Seamus.
    Well, that's me schooled.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BisectedBrioche View Post
    Her Zero Suit debuted in Metroid: Zero Mission (a remake of the first game for the GBA). There was basically an entire segment added on where she was left with just her suit, and had to sneak into a Space Pirate base. Here's an article on it.

    Oddly enough, some people theorised she was meant to have a masculine name, and Samus was the result of trying to translate a Japanese spelling of Seamus.
    Of course, the promotional materials and even te manual for the first game referred to her with male pronouns. You don't find out she's a woman until you beat the game and, depending on how long you took, she does anything from take off her helmet to posing in a bikini.

    They wanted the idea that she's a badass space-lady to be a plot twist and they fricking worked on it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rater202 View Post
    Of course, the promotional materials and even te manual for the first game referred to her with male pronouns. You don't find out she's a woman until you beat the game and, depending on how long you took, she does anything from take off her helmet to posing in a bikini.

    They wanted the idea that she's a badass space-lady to be a plot twist and they fricking worked on it.
    Of course, at the sprite resolution of the first game, if you only got "remove helmet" it could still have been a guy with a mullet. And yeah – the manual is that way in the Japanese too, unlike some theories I'd seen that localizers might not have known.
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    Right royally ripping [th]read rubric, Rater. Really rates.
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    Many years ago, when Harry Potter was the big craze, Jelly Belly licensed the Bertie Bott's Every Flavor Beans thing and started making batches of Jelly Beans with weird flavors for real. Eventually, the license expired and they started putting the weird flavors into the regular rotations(though, less so the more disgusting ones as I understand it)

    I... Freaking. Love. The Grass Flavored Beans.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rater202 View Post
    Many years ago, when Harry Potter was the big craze, Jelly Belly licensed the Bertie Bott's Every Flavor Beans thing and started making batches of Jelly Beans with weird flavors for real. Eventually, the license expired and they started putting the weird flavors into the regular rotations(though, less so the more disgusting ones as I understand it)

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    I pronounce my name "RAT-er."

    Honestly, it should have 2 Ts but whataya gonna do?
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    Is it weird that I immediately knew it was Ratt-er and not ray-ter?


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    Is it weird that I immediately knew it was Ratt-er and not ray-ter?
    I've mentioned it in other threads, so it's possible that you glimpsed it there and forgot about it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LaZodiac View Post
    Is it weird that I immediately knew it was Ratt-er and not ray-ter?
    *Has roleplayed with Rater for years*

    *Has always self-pronounced it Ray-ter*

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    Honestly, no. It's just nonsense.
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    I'm so happy that I'm chilling at home watching CSI: Cyber.
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    Abuse mod powers to fix that.

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    The actual mod powers were to retroactively make it wrong long ago, and have nobody remember the difference.
    Don't you get it, the mod was in you all along!

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    I think using "Rater" and "rates" together is a little cheating on the alliteration.
    You'll pick me up on that but not "[th]read"?

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    Okay, I'll stop now. But seriously, parents who spend more time speaking to their children will end up with children who use language more confidently.
    The two biggest things you can do for a child are to talk to them and to read first to and later with them, because they'll lead to higher spoken and written language skills (I was apparently reading by three, although intelligible talking came later for a couple of reasons). The better those are the better equipped your child is to learn what they actually want to learn, especially if you don't know it yourself.

    The third biggest thing you can do is tech your child to cook. While you can lay the groundwork while young it'll probably take a couple of their teenage years to truly learn, but you can reach a kid to cook a family meal from scratch by their late teens (at which point you teach them how to plan and organise a meal).
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    "Feeling good" and "doing well" both mean "having a pleasant experience" but "doing good" means "heroics" and "feeling well" means "skillfully identifying things by touch."
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    "Feeling good" and "doing well" both mean "having a pleasant experience" but "doing good" means "heroics" and "feeling well" means "skillfully identifying things by touch."
    Yes, language is not a robotic system of "X means Y and exactly Y in all circumstances" but is instead context-dependent with variable definitions, especially in phrases.
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    Quote Originally Posted by enderlord99 View Post
    "Feeling good" and "doing well" both mean "having a pleasant experience" but "doing good" means "heroics" and "feeling well" means "skillfully identifying things by touch."
    That meaning of "feeling well" seems to take a deep second place to "not feeling ill" in my experience, which is very similar to your definitions for "feeling good" and "doing well", and all four are usable in the "not ill" context.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Qwertystop View Post
    That meaning of "feeling well" seems to take a deep second place to "not feeling ill" in my experience, which is very similar to your definitions for "feeling good" and "doing well", and all four are usable in the "not ill" context.
    When my grandmother asked me "how are you?" and I made the mistake of saying "Good, how about you?", I would immediately get an arch response "Well, I hope that I am a good person, but I am certainly feeling well". Even now, years after her passing, I still remember to always answer "well" to "how are you?"

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