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Forum: Brandon Sanderson 09-18-2014, 10:48 AM
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Views: 2,643
Posted By Yellowbeard
Chromesthesia - wondering if it inspired Warbreaker magic system

My niece was just diagnosed with a neurological condition called Chromesthesia. It's where you hear sounds and the stimuli also results in seeing colors. Apparently, it sometimes results in people...
Forum: Archived: Non WoT Discussion 03/2012 - 10/2015 11-11-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,250
Posted By Yellowbeard
Give Aikido a look

Aikido is very heavy into some philosophical things. Some dojo's would be heavier than others as well. The mind of no mind, the sword of thousand folds, etc.

As for exercise, I've seen guys in...
Forum: A Memory of Light 09-19-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,752
Posted By Yellowbeard
I thought I read an interview summary with...

I thought I read an interview summary with Brandon where he stated that Callandor was made originally to be a trap for a Forsaken? I remember thinking "that's not what RJ said, but it would make...
Forum: Archived: Non WoT Discussion 03/2012 - 10/2015 09-12-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 825
Posted By Yellowbeard
Nah...he reserves that for oppositional...

Nah...he reserves that for oppositional reporters, political enemies, and others that could threaten his rule.

Besides, he doesn't do anything the USA doesn't (removing individuals from...
Forum: Archived: Non WoT Discussion 03/2012 - 10/2015 09-12-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 825
Posted By Yellowbeard
Putin's NYT letter

Just finished reading the whole ting.

He clearly underestimates the current level of narcissism in a large part of the US population, otherwise he'd have left out that bit about it being dangerous...
Forum: A Memory of Light 09-05-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,458
Posted By Yellowbeard
Maybe in the Randland culture, but would that...

Maybe in the Randland culture, but would that have been the case in the AoL when they all first started practicing such things as a sport? And in a society where there is minimal violence,...
Forum: A Memory of Light 09-05-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 15,770
Posted By Yellowbeard
I personally liked the last 3 books, but I wasn't...

I personally liked the last 3 books, but I wasn't expecting RJ-esque WoT books. RJ couldn't write them, unfortunately.

BS said at the very beginning that he wasn't RJ and would not try to emulate...
Forum: A Memory of Light 09-05-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,458
Posted By Yellowbeard
Just a few quick thoughts...who says Demandred...

Just a few quick thoughts...who says Demandred didn't know how to use a quarterstaff as well?

And in my own marital arts training, there are actually a lot of Jo staff (Basically a Japanese...
Forum: Archived: Non WoT Discussion 03/2012 - 10/2015 08-12-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,747
Posted By Yellowbeard
My thoughts... 1. Ms. Kelly should have...

My thoughts...

1. Ms. Kelly should have inquired as the costs upfront before letting the vet begin to treat the dog.

2. I also believe the vet was also clearly trying to prey on an...
Forum: A Memory of Light 07-29-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,294
Posted By Yellowbeard
Perhaps all channelers have an ability to will...

Perhaps all channelers have an ability to will what they need to happen a la Rand's pipe lighting to one degree or another, and based on how urgent their need is or how intense their emotions are...
Forum: A Memory of Light 07-29-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,732
Posted By Yellowbeard
I kind of thought the remnant of a remnant...

I kind of thought the remnant of a remnant survivors of the Aiel was something still to come in the future. The Aiel of the 3-Fold land are pretty much gone. The Shaido have gone back to try to...
Forum: A Memory of Light 07-23-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,907
Posted By Yellowbeard
I can't help thinking RJ had further plans for...

I can't help thinking RJ had further plans for Rand, and we know he had an idea for Matt and Tuon.

I think that the Dragon Soul has indeed succeeded that totally before. If there have been...
Forum: A Memory of Light 07-18-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,907
Posted By Yellowbeard
Attempt at a new discussion - Rand's pipe

So...Rand lighting his pipe without channeling. or using a match. I just skimmed back through the threads and didn't see much discussion on it beyond people shrugging their shoulders. BS has said...
Forum: Archived: Non WoT Discussion 03/2012 - 10/2015 06-26-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,121
Posted By Yellowbeard
Oh man, I'm sorry. I hope the docs can get him...

Oh man, I'm sorry. I hope the docs can get him straightened out.

My ex-wife's grandmother and grandfather both had bouts of congestive heart disease. It sounds like your dad has something...
Forum: Archived: Non WoT Discussion 03/2012 - 10/2015 06-13-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,712
Posted By Yellowbeard
Probably, but it's still not really necessary. ...

Probably, but it's still not really necessary. Snowden is not really making a big effort to hide.
Forum: Archived: Non WoT Discussion 03/2012 - 10/2015 04-24-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,284
Posted By Yellowbeard
thank you housing crisis

so i bought my house in 2006. $274k.

After 4 years of big expenses involving mainly a divorce w/ custody fight, 2nd custody fight my ex-wife was kind enough to file almost a year to do the day...
Forum: Archived: Non WoT Discussion 03/2012 - 10/2015 04-17-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,666
Posted By Yellowbeard
I use a Mach 3 type disposal razor in the shower....

I use a Mach 3 type disposal razor in the shower. I don't use shave gel though. Just lather my face up with regular soap from the cheapest bodywash that I can find at Kroger.

Then I dry the...
Forum: A Memory of Light 02-08-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,170
Posted By Yellowbeard
I liked Rand being able to will his pipe to light...

I liked Rand being able to will his pipe to light at the end of AMOL. I think RJ had some kind evolution in power for Rand. Like he's not Tavern anymore because the Pattern can't push and pull him....
Forum: A Memory of Light 01-17-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,715
Posted By Yellowbeard
Seems to me that Lan turned the battle by killing...

Seems to me that Lan turned the battle by killing Demandred.

Don't at least few versions of the Arthurian legend have Lancelot turning the Battle of Camlann around when he takes the field?
Forum: Archived: Non WoT Discussion 03/2012 - 10/2015 12-20-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By Yellowbeard
Question for Davian, or others - re: background checks

how long does an NACI take?

and can an employee go to work while it is being performed?

and would someone employed in a HR/management support role by a company that is a subcontractor on an...
Forum: Archived: Non WoT Discussion 03/2012 - 10/2015 11-05-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 8,082
Posted By Yellowbeard
I think given the way our government works these...

I think given the way our government works these days, we'd be better off deciding things via strange women lying in ponds distributing swords as a basis for a system government.
Forum: Archived: Non WoT Discussion 03/2012 - 10/2015 11-03-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,004
Posted By Yellowbeard
you're wrong about his age. that i've got down...

you're wrong about his age. that i've got down for a fact.

he wasn't arrested until over a year past the arrest date. i'd suspect there were no alcohol charges because there was no proof that...
Forum: Archived: Non WoT Discussion 03/2012 - 10/2015 11-02-2012, 11:40 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,004
Posted By Yellowbeard
@eht slat meit - you seem to be unable to make a...

@eht slat meit - you seem to be unable to make a point without adding lots of things to justify your point that aren't actually part of goofy's story. i'll take that for what it is and not respond...
Forum: Archived: Non WoT Discussion 03/2012 - 10/2015 11-01-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,004
Posted By Yellowbeard
How does anyone know what he was or wasn't...

How does anyone know what he was or wasn't thinking? I'll fall back on the girl's testimony that she misled him about her age.
Forum: Archived: Non WoT Discussion 03/2012 - 10/2015 11-01-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,004
Posted By Yellowbeard
i don't disagree. but goofy wasn't hoping. he...

i don't disagree. but goofy wasn't hoping. he took her at her word that she was older, and old enough. which obviously shows a certain lack of judgement, but does not show he's a predator, and to...
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