Wa-hey! I’m back! Er, well – you’ve known about that for a day now. But this post is also back but with a special flare today – just because I’m away does not mean that I forgo following the news. So here it is – bits and bobs from the past two weeks and from the beginning of this. Let’s get started!
1: List of notable movies that are coming out 2012/2013, courtesy of movies subreddit
2: ” … Reddit, when did you first realize you were getting old? ” – AskReddit, which has more and less insightful, humourous and touching comments. Among them this one.
3: ” I’m not hating, this is an honest question. What exactly, is the U.S military defending America from? ” – AskReddit.
4: Redditors share and discuss their best conversation starters and social tactics.
5: ” My 14-year-old daughter has her first girlfriend and I am unsure how to treat sleep-overs ” – AskReddit
6: ” … What’s the last thing your kids did that melted your heart on the spot? ” – AskReddit
7: A psychiatrist explains to Reddit why the ask-a-rapist thread is dangerous which birthed lengthy commeting on the psychology of rape.
8: Redditors share their weirdest sensations, some of them very, very NSFW.
9: ” Is it actually good for your phone and laptop battery die once a month? ” – askscience
10: ” Most annoying line in a video game? ” – AskReddit
11: ” Ladies of Reddit, please help us male Redditors out: What is the best way to approach you in public if we’re interested in you? ” -AskReddit. The easy answer is “just come up, introduce yourself and have a chat” – just as the first comment says.
12: In the same line of questions; ” What’s the most embarrassing way you’ve tried to impress a guy or girl you were interested in? ” – AskReddit, with redditor Farisr9k sharing the small nugget of wisdom of learning to drive a car if that’s how you want to impress someone.
13: ” Ladies of Reddit: what’s the most masculine thing you do? ” – AskReddit
14: So I’m preparing myself for university with reading things concerning the said subject. Such as; ” Reddit, what was your ‘welcome to college’ moment? I’ll start? ” – AskReddit and while might not be current yet but I fear that some day it will be; ” How do you make friends post college? ” – AskReddit
15: ” … How has Reddit unexpectedly helped you? ” -AskReddit with a number of testaments to the helping hand around Reddit.
16: ” What happens during near-death experiences? ” – askscience
17: ” … Reddit, what are your best “ask a stupid question, get a stupid answer” moments? ” – AskReddit
18: ” … What’s the worst mistake you’ve made at work (Possibly NSFW) ” – AskReddit
19: ” If hair is evolutionarily there to keep your head cool from the sun, why do Africans, Arabs, and South An(m)ericans have black hair, while Europeans have blond hair? Wouldn’t people in hotter regions need to evolve light colored hair? ” – askscience
20: ” Which is better, getting very little sleep or getting no sleep at all? ” – askscience
21: ” … What impossibility bums you out Reddit? ” – AskReddit
22: ” … What other examples of patience and good parenting have you seen recently? ” – AskReddit
Indeed I do
23: IAmA by a Redditor who formerly worked at Disney World.
24: ” IAmA John Smedley, 22 year game industry veteran, President of Sony Online Entertainment AMAA ” – IAmA
25: ” IAM Bill Nye the Science Guy, AMA ” – IAmA
26: ” I’m Nadim Kobeissi, Crytocat developer and computer activist. Ask me stuff! ” – IAmA
27: ” IAmA 92 year old Azerbaijani World War II veteran. I was conscripted to fight for the Soviets, captured by the Germans, surrendered on the Western front, married a German woman and started a new life in the US. AMA ” – IAmA
28: ” I spent 17 months in a 3rd world country (horrible conditions) jail because of a YouTube video I made. AMA ” – IAmA
29: ” I am R.A Salvatore, fantasy writer, geek, gamer… ” – IAmA
30: ” IAmA 13 year old attending an all boy Japanese boarding school, and trying to perfect my english. AMA ” – IAmA
31: ” I am Markus Persson aka Notch, Creator of Minecraft – Ask me Anything! ” – Minecraft
32: ” I worked as a full-time servant for an eccentric millionaire. AMA ” – IAmA
33: ” IAmA Gray fox owner… ” – IAmA
34: ” I have many wolf friends at the wolf sanctuary I volunteer at, AMA =) ” – IAmA
35: ” WeAre Harvey and Raphael, co-creative directors of Dishonored at Arkane Studios. Ask Us Anything! ” – IAmA
36: ” I spent a year at McMurdo Station in Antarctica, AMA ” – IAmA
37: ” IAmA Larry King. I’ve done Radio and TV, and now I’m coming for you, internet. AMAA ” – IAmA
38: And last but not least – Reddit went into full, franatic, holy-pastalord-is-this-actually-happening mode when it came to notice that Nathan Fillion posted a test AMA in the Denver subreddit. It’s just as awesome as you would’ve ever hoped.
So there you have it – that’s what has amounted during the past two weeks from Reddit only. The other News & Things will be up tomorrow – it takes a surprisingly long time to get this post done…