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How often do you have a crowning moment of brain damage?
« on: August 23, 2012, 06:52:59 AM »
About how often would you say you realize your brain isn't quite functional today or things are wired wrong?

I get the standard fare I like to think, just not thinking, not seeing what's in front of me, etc.  It happens, it gets corrected, I roll my eyes and move on.

Then my entire train of thought is completely derailed because the forum has a link at the top of each thread that says "Go Down," and my brain explodes trying to interpret the implications.  At that point all I can do is stop, make a David Silverman face at myself, and wonder if I should just go home and go back to bed.

Maybe it's just the artist/neuroscience chick I was talking to last night, who decided to launch a lengthy discussion about how impressionism artists seem to universally paint an intense fear of sex into their work as a common theme.  The guy who painted The Scream was apparently terrified of kissing and did a recurring work (painted the same thing over and over, slightly different each time) of two people kissing, where one was consuming the other's face in a horrifying manner.
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Re: How often do you have a crowning moment of brain damage?
« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2012, 12:46:55 PM »
About how often would you say you realize your brain isn't quite functional today or things are wired wrong?

I get the standard fare I like to think, just not thinking, not seeing what's in front of me, etc.  It happens, it gets corrected, I roll my eyes and move on.

Then my entire train of thought is completely derailed because the forum has a link at the top of each thread that says "Go Down," and my brain explodes trying to interpret the implications.  At that point all I can do is stop, make a David Silverman face at myself, and wonder if I should just go home and go back to bed.

Maybe it's just the artist/neuroscience chick I was talking to last night, who decided to launch a lengthy discussion about how impressionism artists seem to universally paint an intense fear of sex into their work as a common theme.  The guy who painted The Scream was apparently terrified of kissing and did a recurring work (painted the same thing over and over, slightly different each time) of two people kissing, where one was consuming the other's face in a horrifying manner.

I think this made more sense in your head than it does in real life.

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Re: How often do you have a crowning moment of brain damage?
« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2012, 05:53:09 PM »
The conversation sounds interesting and I could get into it(I'm an educated artist), however usually this type of conversation usually results in eyes glazing over and people looking around for someone else to talk to. Even artists get bored with this sort of regurgitated academic masturbatory drivel.

I don't think my brain is wired wrong. It's mostly everybody else's. ::)
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Re: How often do you have a crowning moment of brain damage?
« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2012, 05:55:54 PM »
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Every time I open one of these threads.
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Re: How often do you have a crowning moment of brain damage?
« Reply #4 on: August 23, 2012, 06:57:38 PM »
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Re: How often do you have a crowning moment of brain damage?
« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2012, 07:17:19 AM »
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Every time I open one of these threads.

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Re: How often do you have a crowning moment of brain damage?
« Reply #6 on: August 24, 2012, 07:30:32 AM »
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Every time I open one of these threads.

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Re: How often do you have a crowning moment of brain damage?
« Reply #7 on: August 24, 2012, 07:32:39 AM »
turtles get brain damage if they don't keep their head in their shell
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Re: How often do you have a crowning moment of brain damage?
« Reply #8 on: August 24, 2012, 06:37:18 PM »
I don't think my brain is wired wrong. It's mostly everybody else's. ::)

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Re: How often do you have a crowning moment of brain damage?
« Reply #9 on: August 24, 2012, 08:04:34 PM »

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Oh s***!  Here comes one now!

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Re: How often do you have a crowning moment of brain damage?
« Reply #10 on: August 24, 2012, 10:21:12 PM »
stop wrapping turtles in cellophane carl!
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