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by Banana Sam
Fri Oct 26, 2007 4:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0334: "Wasteland"
Replies: 199
Views: 29426

Re: "Wasteland" discussion

naw, it's not bleak enough to be emo, I mean it's sad, but emo's don't really write about love lost, they write about how love is empty, shallow and callous. anyway, I think half the fun of xkcd is the dichotomies, immaturity and avanced mathematical principles. sensitve romance, dark sadism. it's l...
by Banana Sam
Mon Oct 01, 2007 6:47 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Unintenionally Educational Games
Replies: 72
Views: 8539

Re: Unintenionally Educational Games

well Myst serves as a nice lesson on different number systems. Riven as I recall had a puzzle you had to solve by learning their numbers, which was a bizarre amalgamtion of roman numerals and like, base 5. I forget the details.
by Banana Sam
Mon Oct 01, 2007 6:01 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2412343

Re: POST HERE FIRST - INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

I'm Banana Sam, here and everywhere else if you see another Banana Sam it's also me, unless he's a jerk, I cant actually verify that I'm the only one. I'm socially inept even on line, and find writing this only slightly less difficult than actually introducing myself in person. so right now I'm a Co...
by Banana Sam
Mon Oct 01, 2007 5:32 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Nethack (is kicking my ass)
Replies: 138
Views: 29381

Re: Nethack (is kicking my ass)

Okay one time I had this samuri so you know, Lawful good and all that stuff. so he's super thirsty or something, anyway he takes a drink from a sink. turns out its radio active, hae becomes a were rat this is where things start to go badly, as soon as he turns he looses all his armour and has to dro...
by Banana Sam
Wed Aug 29, 2007 6:18 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Nethack (is kicking my ass)
Replies: 138
Views: 29381

I find monks tend to be my most succesful characters. not that I'm especially succesful anyway.
I don't play nethack to win, it's all about the experience. right now my overall goal is to maybe survive past the gnomish mines.
by Banana Sam
Wed Aug 29, 2007 6:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0309: "Shopping Teams"
Replies: 95
Views: 18580

I run into more or less this problem trying to sell stuff at work. it's fine if the customer actually has some kind of input or gives me some place to start. like if they point at a laptop and ask if it's going to do what they want it's easy. (mostly because 48 times out of fifty a 256 would do what...
by Banana Sam
Wed Aug 29, 2007 5:53 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I'm so nerdy that I ...
Replies: 1377
Views: 205733

I joined this forum, partly just so I could post is as something nerdy I did. which raises some interesting questions about causality. also I devised a code which translated letters into numbers by taking their morse code and converting it into binary. I never used it, i never really had the need. I...

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