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#6 - **phoenixactual rolled a random image posted in comment #95 … 03/11/2014 on Grillfriend +5
#5 - Not saying to believe it's coincidence, either, just remember,…  [+] (1 new reply) 03/11/2014 on LOST- malaysia edition! 0
#8 - mr skeltal (03/11/2014) [-]
Actually...
It is starting. World War Zimmerman.
#3 - It's not actually looking like that, they have no proof of thi…  [+] (3 new replies) 03/11/2014 on LOST- malaysia edition! 0
#4 - thewulfman (03/11/2014) [-]
So I'm supposed to believe that two people from bordering countries just happen to both steal passports, get consecutive tickets, sit next to each other on the plane and both be on a perfectly functional plane when veers off course and disappears. Because losing aircraft happens so often that it doesn't even raise a flag in and of itself.

I'm not saying it's impossible they were just trying to escape, but it's the less likely theory given the circumstances. And you don't go with the theory that has less facts backing it up, only fucking Creationists pull bullshit like that.
#5 - phoenixactual (03/11/2014) [-]
Not saying to believe it's coincidence, either, just remember, we won't know until the plane is found, but don't just blindly trust the media about it until all the facts are available. Remember, there are thousands of flight systems needed for the successful operation and flight of a Boeing 777, and the accidental failure of just a few could bring the whole thing down. Bad radio interference could be caused by the same problm that causes avionics failure, bad pressure gauges could have given really bad altitude readings,not to mention flying over open ocean, you can't entirely judge your altitude by sight alone, the water all looks the same.
#8 - mr skeltal (03/11/2014) [-]
Actually...
It is starting. World War Zimmerman.
#10 - See, he's not a dictator, just a wildly popular democratically… 03/11/2014 on North Korea elections are... 0
#176 - This is happening entirely too much. Hear about the teacher w…  [+] (1 new reply) 03/08/2014 on (untitled) +1
User avatar #177 - anomaisies (03/08/2014) [-]
Well it's a religious school so the same rules don't apply. They had like a council meeting and they said that the church was allowed to fire him for being married to a man and did not have to re-hire, but only because of the religion. If it was a public school then they would get in trouble for discrimination
#6 - Actually, it did. It was in the news, happened at a catholic …  [+] (5 new replies) 03/07/2014 on (untitled) +80
User avatar #138 - IamSofaKingdom (03/08/2014) [-]
I was concerned at first but it would make much more sense if it was a religious school. Announcing he is gay and following through with gay marriage would fly in the face on the values of the school he is in charge of and be in contrast to their interests as an institution.
User avatar #120 - baltre (03/08/2014) [-]
well to be fair a lot of shit on the internet is just not true. Sauce should have been provided.
User avatar #20 - anomaisies (03/07/2014) [-]
I'm not sure if this is the same sit out, but there was also one in Seattle, but it was the vice principal not the real one.
#176 - phoenixactual (03/08/2014) [-]
This is happening entirely too much. Hear about the teacher who was told to either divorce his husband or lose his job? And at last check, discrimination like this was illegal
User avatar #177 - anomaisies (03/08/2014) [-]
Well it's a religious school so the same rules don't apply. They had like a council meeting and they said that the church was allowed to fire him for being married to a man and did not have to re-hire, but only because of the religion. If it was a public school then they would get in trouble for discrimination
#9 - I'm just looking forward to the news after parents find out th… 03/07/2014 on frozen 0
#141 - It's a made up term describing anything put out in public remo… 03/07/2014 on YOU'RE WITH US OR AGAINST US +2
#10 - Also, this is out of the government offices. Not some patheti… 03/06/2014 on (untitled) 0
#9 - So you're saying it's ok, because out of the White supremacist… 03/06/2014 on (untitled) 0
#2 - Yeah, I was in a bit of shock when I found out, too 03/06/2014 on (untitled) +1
#19 - I never had a distaste for that, I actually had planned on inc… 03/04/2014 on Assassins costumes 0
#17 - I'm not actually disagreeing with you, I've been taking things…  [+] (2 new replies) 03/04/2014 on Assassins costumes 0
#18 - quatre (03/04/2014) [-]
Okay, I reeeaaallly meant to be done. Like a long time ago. But creative and useless engineering is an achilles heel of mine. I found a site dissecting your Altair blade. This is the first miscommunication we had. I don't consider this a telescoping design (which leaves a previous section hollow), but a variable sleeve (that adds stability near the base with an extra layer). The sleeve gets a plus from me. And when you've mentioned 'Altair authenticity' in previous posts, I think you've meant this sleeve/pulley combo and not a distaste for the ring and spinner. If you're open to the ring and spinner, something like this is what you want. Instead of the ring pulling a peg spinner to move the spring chasis of a modern OTF, it uses a ring pulling a cam spinner to move the scissors attached to the sleeve. The Altair pulley system isn't drawn, but is mentioned in the comments to be used. This will might require more effort from the wearer, because of the scissors instead of the light spring chasis, but should be viable. I -think- the shape of the cam should hold the sleeve in both postions, so it's should also be dual locking, but changing the cam to a peg spinner like ammnra's design will make sure it stays. This should be a happy union of functionality and form authenticity.
scissor design:
burakozkurt.deviantart.com/art/ACII-Xiphoid-V-0-Concept-142775525
ammunra design (note the spinners peg and side-to side slot):
burakozkurt.deviantart.com/art/Ammnra-Codex-Page-263820224
#19 - phoenixactual (03/04/2014) [-]
I never had a distaste for that, I actually had planned on incorporating it into the system. You need some way to extend it without touching it
#15 - Actually, the Altair's blade is the one I have, and mine opens…  [+] (4 new replies) 03/04/2014 on Assassins costumes 0
#16 - quatre (03/04/2014) [-]
I think this is where our discussion has to end and we have to agree to disagree. The ammnra-designed OTF has some somewhat complicated innards and relies on a ring, but the dual-action operated by one hand and dual-locking positions are both just too good of qualities to pass up on, for me, to choose an easier design that sacrifices that kind of utility. Best of luck in building your hidden blade, I'd ask you document the progress and post the building and result to funnyjunk when it's done.
#17 - phoenixactual (03/04/2014) [-]
I'm not actually disagreeing with you, I've been taking things into consideration the whole time, actually.
#18 - quatre (03/04/2014) [-]
Okay, I reeeaaallly meant to be done. Like a long time ago. But creative and useless engineering is an achilles heel of mine. I found a site dissecting your Altair blade. This is the first miscommunication we had. I don't consider this a telescoping design (which leaves a previous section hollow), but a variable sleeve (that adds stability near the base with an extra layer). The sleeve gets a plus from me. And when you've mentioned 'Altair authenticity' in previous posts, I think you've meant this sleeve/pulley combo and not a distaste for the ring and spinner. If you're open to the ring and spinner, something like this is what you want. Instead of the ring pulling a peg spinner to move the spring chasis of a modern OTF, it uses a ring pulling a cam spinner to move the scissors attached to the sleeve. The Altair pulley system isn't drawn, but is mentioned in the comments to be used. This will might require more effort from the wearer, because of the scissors instead of the light spring chasis, but should be viable. I -think- the shape of the cam should hold the sleeve in both postions, so it's should also be dual locking, but changing the cam to a peg spinner like ammnra's design will make sure it stays. This should be a happy union of functionality and form authenticity.
scissor design:
burakozkurt.deviantart.com/art/ACII-Xiphoid-V-0-Concept-142775525
ammunra design (note the spinners peg and side-to side slot):
burakozkurt.deviantart.com/art/Ammnra-Codex-Page-263820224
#19 - phoenixactual (03/04/2014) [-]
I never had a distaste for that, I actually had planned on incorporating it into the system. You need some way to extend it without touching it
#13 - Actually, the telescoping design, at least, has proven to be s…  [+] (6 new replies) 03/04/2014 on Assassins costumes 0
#14 - quatre (03/04/2014) [-]
For the record, my love of the OTF is that it locks in both positions. Not friction, not spring tension, but an in-line lock. Throw a punch, and it stays in place. Make a stab and it stays in place. It has a utility over authenticity you may find lacking, but remember you can design the case and blade to look however you want.

Can you give me a link to a video of the Museum Replica product you have in mind? I'm looking and all I can find are review's of their altair's blade, an awful push-forward-with-your-other-arm design, shown here here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQRZl6spla4 .

Also looking at some scissor blades vids, I came across this one: youtu.be/fpYrZ2v2mPo and i think the top comment by TheBerserk makes a good point. Going on it, fewer and longer scissors makes the base wide and decidedly less sleeve-friendly. More scissors of shorter length requires more and more force and leverage. For either, how do plan to make them one-hand operable and/or dual action?
#15 - phoenixactual (03/04/2014) [-]
Actually, the Altair's blade is the one I have, and mine opens perfectly. Needs a small modification to be automatic when closing, but it opens at the flick of a wrist, stays shut if you need it to. I think most problems come from an under-oiled system
#16 - quatre (03/04/2014) [-]
I think this is where our discussion has to end and we have to agree to disagree. The ammnra-designed OTF has some somewhat complicated innards and relies on a ring, but the dual-action operated by one hand and dual-locking positions are both just too good of qualities to pass up on, for me, to choose an easier design that sacrifices that kind of utility. Best of luck in building your hidden blade, I'd ask you document the progress and post the building and result to funnyjunk when it's done.
#17 - phoenixactual (03/04/2014) [-]
I'm not actually disagreeing with you, I've been taking things into consideration the whole time, actually.
#18 - quatre (03/04/2014) [-]
Okay, I reeeaaallly meant to be done. Like a long time ago. But creative and useless engineering is an achilles heel of mine. I found a site dissecting your Altair blade. This is the first miscommunication we had. I don't consider this a telescoping design (which leaves a previous section hollow), but a variable sleeve (that adds stability near the base with an extra layer). The sleeve gets a plus from me. And when you've mentioned 'Altair authenticity' in previous posts, I think you've meant this sleeve/pulley combo and not a distaste for the ring and spinner. If you're open to the ring and spinner, something like this is what you want. Instead of the ring pulling a peg spinner to move the spring chasis of a modern OTF, it uses a ring pulling a cam spinner to move the scissors attached to the sleeve. The Altair pulley system isn't drawn, but is mentioned in the comments to be used. This will might require more effort from the wearer, because of the scissors instead of the light spring chasis, but should be viable. I -think- the shape of the cam should hold the sleeve in both postions, so it's should also be dual locking, but changing the cam to a peg spinner like ammnra's design will make sure it stays. This should be a happy union of functionality and form authenticity.
scissor design:
burakozkurt.deviantart.com/art/ACII-Xiphoid-V-0-Concept-142775525
ammunra design (note the spinners peg and side-to side slot):
burakozkurt.deviantart.com/art/Ammnra-Codex-Page-263820224
#19 - phoenixactual (03/04/2014) [-]
I never had a distaste for that, I actually had planned on incorporating it into the system. You need some way to extend it without touching it
#11 - The scissor jack would have a rail track that it would slide a…  [+] (8 new replies) 03/04/2014 on Assassins costumes 0
#12 - quatre (03/04/2014) [-]
I really hope you don't mind my continued discussion of this. I have nothing but respect for the talented cosplay crafters and the love and time they pour into the hobby. That said, as an engineer with access to a metal 3d printer and a love of the games, I've put some thought into this, with plans to make one or two myself.
I have two issues with the scissor jack design:
1) why? You might get it working (there are fan plans that expand off leonardo's), but it would all be covered by the case anyway, and a hassle. Engineering dictates if you have a suitable method that is proven to work for your needs, use it. The OTF and ratchet spinner use the wrist flick motion, and with the guts of an OTF blade and a home built case, you can design a blade as big as the case/your forearm. Make it look telescoping if you want.
2) Structurally, the scissoring/telescoping isn't as sound as the solid-bladed OTF. Assuming you are using plans similar to the left, that hollow section is gonna be either way too weak, or too thick to give you the look you want. (Will supply calculations if necessary). I know (or maybe hope) this isn't going to see the impact of a human ribcage, but you don't want your showpiece bent by a fun thrust into a pumpkin or roll of carpet.
#13 - phoenixactual (03/04/2014) [-]
Actually, the telescoping design, at least, has proven to be somewhat sturdy in the case of the official blade formerly for sale from Museum Replicas. there is a lot of engineering to it, but the thing to remember is as long as the blade is of a decent steel, and the telescoping part is well made, the telescoping component can actually provide additional support.
#14 - quatre (03/04/2014) [-]
For the record, my love of the OTF is that it locks in both positions. Not friction, not spring tension, but an in-line lock. Throw a punch, and it stays in place. Make a stab and it stays in place. It has a utility over authenticity you may find lacking, but remember you can design the case and blade to look however you want.

Can you give me a link to a video of the Museum Replica product you have in mind? I'm looking and all I can find are review's of their altair's blade, an awful push-forward-with-your-other-arm design, shown here here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQRZl6spla4 .

Also looking at some scissor blades vids, I came across this one: youtu.be/fpYrZ2v2mPo and i think the top comment by TheBerserk makes a good point. Going on it, fewer and longer scissors makes the base wide and decidedly less sleeve-friendly. More scissors of shorter length requires more and more force and leverage. For either, how do plan to make them one-hand operable and/or dual action?
#15 - phoenixactual (03/04/2014) [-]
Actually, the Altair's blade is the one I have, and mine opens perfectly. Needs a small modification to be automatic when closing, but it opens at the flick of a wrist, stays shut if you need it to. I think most problems come from an under-oiled system
#16 - quatre (03/04/2014) [-]
I think this is where our discussion has to end and we have to agree to disagree. The ammnra-designed OTF has some somewhat complicated innards and relies on a ring, but the dual-action operated by one hand and dual-locking positions are both just too good of qualities to pass up on, for me, to choose an easier design that sacrifices that kind of utility. Best of luck in building your hidden blade, I'd ask you document the progress and post the building and result to funnyjunk when it's done.
#17 - phoenixactual (03/04/2014) [-]
I'm not actually disagreeing with you, I've been taking things into consideration the whole time, actually.
#18 - quatre (03/04/2014) [-]
Okay, I reeeaaallly meant to be done. Like a long time ago. But creative and useless engineering is an achilles heel of mine. I found a site dissecting your Altair blade. This is the first miscommunication we had. I don't consider this a telescoping design (which leaves a previous section hollow), but a variable sleeve (that adds stability near the base with an extra layer). The sleeve gets a plus from me. And when you've mentioned 'Altair authenticity' in previous posts, I think you've meant this sleeve/pulley combo and not a distaste for the ring and spinner. If you're open to the ring and spinner, something like this is what you want. Instead of the ring pulling a peg spinner to move the spring chasis of a modern OTF, it uses a ring pulling a cam spinner to move the scissors attached to the sleeve. The Altair pulley system isn't drawn, but is mentioned in the comments to be used. This will might require more effort from the wearer, because of the scissors instead of the light spring chasis, but should be viable. I -think- the shape of the cam should hold the sleeve in both postions, so it's should also be dual locking, but changing the cam to a peg spinner like ammnra's design will make sure it stays. This should be a happy union of functionality and form authenticity.
scissor design:
burakozkurt.deviantart.com/art/ACII-Xiphoid-V-0-Concept-142775525
ammunra design (note the spinners peg and side-to side slot):
burakozkurt.deviantart.com/art/Ammnra-Codex-Page-263820224
#19 - phoenixactual (03/04/2014) [-]
I never had a distaste for that, I actually had planned on incorporating it into the system. You need some way to extend it without touching it
#10 - Now Ammnra's version is good, and somewhat close to my origina… 03/04/2014 on Assassins costumes 0
#9 - Trouble with that is it's good for Connor's blade, but not muc… 03/04/2014 on Assassins costumes 0
#10 - I always wondered what all the dust was coming off the houses,… 03/03/2014 on The smoke you see 0
#34 - Yeah, but that's mammoths. I'm talking viable, pliable Dino t… 03/03/2014 on This week in science 0
#145 - No debt to me, no money owed, just sit back and watch her dest… 03/03/2014 on Beggars can't be choosers 0
#144 - Oh no, this was all last spring. Her life is pretty much …  [+] (1 new reply) 03/03/2014 on Beggars can't be choosers 0
#145 - phoenixactual (03/03/2014) [-]
No debt to me, no money owed, just sit back and watch her destroy her life and reputation forever
#125 - We got in a fight, she hit me, and I left. My parents only li…  [+] (3 new replies) 03/03/2014 on Beggars can't be choosers 0
User avatar #127 - nintendolover (03/03/2014) [-]
So the apartment isn't entitled to just you? So basically, you're waiting for her to be kicked out before moving back in, is that it?
#144 - phoenixactual (03/03/2014) [-]
Oh no, this was all last spring. Her life is pretty much fucked now, and I'm in a new, better apartment. It ruined her life, and all I had to do was leave.
#145 - phoenixactual (03/03/2014) [-]
No debt to me, no money owed, just sit back and watch her destroy her life and reputation forever
#93 - Not sure if it was a matter of just wanting a new TV, and not … 03/03/2014 on Beggars can't be choosers 0
#18 - They're getting close, though. They've found soft tissue that…  [+] (2 new replies) 03/03/2014 on This week in science 0
User avatar #25 - youhei (03/03/2014) [-]
what about that baby mammoth they found frozen? or the liquid blood the found in the ice?
#34 - phoenixactual (03/03/2014) [-]
Yeah, but that's mammoths. I'm talking viable, pliable Dino tissue. They're starting to hone in on a possible DNA source
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#14 - greedtheavaricious ONLINE (07/28/2014) [-]
You are not really considering suicide, are you?
User avatar #13 - redwrench (07/28/2014) [-]
Queen-Don't Try Suicide
User avatar #12 - psychadelicace (06/25/2014) [-]
soooooooo...what did you post that got you banned?
User avatar #11 - bruinslover (06/24/2014) [-]
never knew you like to post shemales....subscribing.
User avatar #7 - youmotherfather (02/19/2014) [-]
Don't do it tho. Don't kill yourself. Don't even think about it.
#8 to #7 - phoenixactual (02/19/2014) [-]
No plans to
User avatar #9 to #8 - youmotherfather (02/19/2014) [-]
Ok, good to hear.
User avatar #6 - funnymidget (02/08/2014) [-]
:Hey, I seen you havin a Bad day. Don't be feeling down fr losin your job man. It's all gon' be good. Currently, I'm going through something that I have no Idea how to handle. I'm not able to see me son, and I've bee going thru so much stress with the drama. But lets not make this about me. You have a probably beautiful girlfriend, who loves you more than anything, and though you may have autsim, you strike me as a good guy. Trust me, suicide isn't worth it. It's just a Permant Solution to a temporary problem. I had a friend about 3 years ago kill himself because people bullied him for the way her looked. He was one of my only friends, and I was just devastated. Trust me, you taking your own life will hurt more people than it will help. For the sake of those who love you, and for your own sake, please, Just keep your mindset on the positive things in life. Though there may not be many, just focus on the few that are. It'll all be worth it in theend when you have a gril at your right, a child on yourleft, and you can call yourself a family.
User avatar #5 - mayormilkman (11/28/2013) [-]
butts
#1 - mr skeltal (07/15/2013) [-]
Hows the transition going?
#2 to #1 - phoenixactual (07/16/2013) [-]
it's going fairly well, 6 months in, somewhat surprising changes for this short of time
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