Native Chinese (Mandarin) speakers say "that" when they're searching for a word, much in the way that Americans say "well" or "ummm". "That" is na ge (那个) properly pronounced "nah guh". However, various accents and lazy pronunciation make the first syllable sound like "nih". If you don't know what's going on… » 1/02/15 5:13pm 1/02/15 5:13pm

In the interest of those of us who do not live in the US (or, depending on the review, any other specific part of the world)—and those who might be viewing episodes weeks, months, or even years later (for a multitude of reasons)... Might I suggest that io9 reviewers indicate the season (series) and episode numbers… » 10/01/14 10:59pm 10/01/14 10:59pm

If Trilobyte Studios ever gains enough footing to become a real thing (anonymous sources deep within the government hint that its stage of development may have recently been upgraded from "embryonic" to "fetal"), that's exactly the sort of structure I'm hoping to create—and you've given a little insight into why. » 9/30/14 4:19am 9/30/14 4:19am

The thing is that you totally could - you're just putting a barrier down that doesn't really exist. As much as people opposed to equal rights want to pretend that same gender relationships are icky and "other" the fact is that our relationships are EXACTLY the same as mixed gender couples.

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