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by Mo6eB
Wed Jun 05, 2013 9:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1221: "Nomenclature"
Replies: 162
Views: 46120

Re: 1221: "Nomenclature"

Ok, I read every comment here and then hit "A Wrinkle in Time"'s wikipedia page. Let me see if I understand right: There's this show called "Doctor Who", in which the main character is called The Doctor, leading to people asking "doctor who?" and being told "No, ju...
by Mo6eB
Mon May 30, 2011 7:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0905: "Homeownership"
Replies: 84
Views: 20852

Re: 0905: "Homeownership"

Strange. I own an apartment and I've never felt the need to drill holes in the walls. Except to route the ethernet cables, of course.
by Mo6eB
Fri Oct 22, 2010 6:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0809: "Los Alamos"
Replies: 181
Views: 48687

Re: 0809: Los Alamos

I always disliked "soh cah toa". This is probably because I learned trig with the unit circle, and think 'sin = y/r; cos = x/r; tan = y/x'. Anyways, I read this as an actual experiment to try and open up the gates to heaven and grab hold of the fire. I think I like it better that way, ins...
by Mo6eB
Mon Jul 26, 2010 7:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0771: "Period Speech"
Replies: 107
Views: 40414

Re: "Period Speech" discussion (#771)

As a non-native English speaker, I assert that all the English from the last 400 years sounds equally foreign and silly to me. I do wish I could know what it would look like in another century - I'm sure it would be hilarious.
by Mo6eB
Wed Jul 14, 2010 1:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0766: "Green Flash"
Replies: 82
Views: 24746

Re: "Green Flash" Discussion

LesZedD4 wrote:I think i want a poster of this one for my bedroom, just without the text.

XKCD Sunset. perfect last thing to see at night, and first thing to see in the morning.


Came here to say this. I would also like a text-free poster of this comic.
by Mo6eB
Wed Jun 09, 2010 6:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0751: "Swimsuit Issue"
Replies: 119
Views: 30982

Re: "Swimsuit Issue" Discussion

I predict future men will be aroused more by women with their clothes on, rather than off.
by Mo6eB
Mon Apr 26, 2010 7:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0732: "HDTV"
Replies: 222
Views: 78911

Re: "HDTV" Discussion

Don't see anything funny about HDTV. It's just the industry standard for televisions. Sure, computer monitors can beat it in resolution, but you don't have computer monitors that are 60" LED screens, either. I mean, look at the Bravias - you can't get one that doesn't run Full HD, and you can ...
by Mo6eB
Fri Jan 29, 2010 7:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0695: "Spirit"
Replies: 337
Views: 221859

Re: "Spirit" Discussion

Those guys don't need to be brought back home. Becasue when we colonize Mars, we'll bring home to them! They'll be on display in the NASA public museum in New New York.
by Mo6eB
Fri Jan 01, 2010 10:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0683: "Science Montage"
Replies: 85
Views: 53192

Re: "Science Montage" Discussion

Randall's art makes it hard to determine, but I'm almost certain there are two men in the right half, while in the left there is a male and a female scientist.
by Mo6eB
Wed Nov 04, 2009 2:56 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Tea Woes
Replies: 22
Views: 19054

Re: Tea Woes

OK, that's neither a good nor a bad thing. There's oil in a lot of teas, especially in black or blended teas. If it's cheap tea and there's oil in it, it's from the process. If it's expensive tea and there's oil in it, it's from the process, but like, it's supposed to be there. I can't read Cyrilli...
by Mo6eB
Tue Nov 03, 2009 7:18 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Tea Woes
Replies: 22
Views: 19054

Tea Woes

I'm not sure if this should go here or in the Science subforum, so the chemistry people can have a look at it, but here goes: I've been having some trouble with my tea - after a few minutes, something that looks vaguely like an oil spill, but doesn't change colour depending on angle of view, forms o...
by Mo6eB
Mon Nov 02, 2009 1:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0657: "Movie Narrative Charts"
Replies: 337
Views: 151472

Re: "Movie Narrative Charts" Discussion

Randall, if this comes out as a poster, I'm buying it. When you later release a version 2 including Back to the Future, I'll buy that too. Though I would appreciate also selling a patch poster that is designed to be hung next to the version 1 poster, rather than making me buy a complete new poster j...
by Mo6eB
Fri Oct 09, 2009 5:28 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: I need a book recommendation (Renamed : Recom'd me a book)
Replies: 340
Views: 213366

Re: I need a book recommendation (Renamed : Recom'd me a book)

Hello. I'm looking for books in German for reading practice. I'd like something in the Sci-Fi or Fantasy genre and natively German, i.e. not translated. Some authors I like in no particular order: Terry Pratchett, Neil Gaiman, Agatha Christie, Douglas Adams, Peter Hamilton. I'd like something that d...
by Mo6eB
Wed Aug 05, 2009 6:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0619: "Supported Features"
Replies: 157
Views: 34090

Re: "Supported Features" discussion

I know that, feature-for-feature, Linux-based operating systems can be considered inferior to Windows. The development community can also be accused of many things, ranging from lazy¹ to stupid² to retarded³ *, but out of all this, there's only one thing that I want the OS to support. Me. And the on...
by Mo6eB
Fri May 29, 2009 5:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0590: "Papyrus"
Replies: 242
Views: 58162

Re: "Papyrus" Discussion

Now that I have stopped cursing Mr. Munroe, I have this to say: Thank you, Mr. Munroe, for educating, Mr. Munroe, my friends, Mr. Munroe, on the right way of making us homicidal, Mr. Randall soon-to-be-late Munroe. P.S. I have a dislike for all sans-serif fonts and love monospaced ones. Long live Te...
by Mo6eB
Mon Apr 27, 2009 8:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0574: "Swine Flu"
Replies: 166
Views: 40227

Re: Swine Flu

I have a desire to post in this thread. Is that a symptom of swine flu?
by Mo6eB
Sun Apr 19, 2009 2:47 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Braid (for PC)
Replies: 35
Views: 3778

Re: Braid (for PC)

How is a game that borrows enemies and mechanics directly from Super Mario, then paints them in watercolour graphics and weaves in an intricate time-manipulation mechanic to create awesome puzzles a metaphor for Atomic Energy? Is it because the atomic bomb was created at the same time Super Mario ca...
by Mo6eB
Fri Apr 10, 2009 5:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0567: "Urgent Mission"
Replies: 129
Views: 33669

Re: "Urgent Mission" Discussion

And while you're at it, tell Benjamin Franklin to never, NEVER tell ANYONE about Daylight Savings Time. This. A thousand times this. First you Americans screw up your time, then all the rest of us say "Why, those Americans have outdone us on idiocy. Clearly we must copy them." And so we d...
by Mo6eB
Fri Mar 27, 2009 4:35 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Boy Thread: put a hat on ur butt
Replies: 14355
Views: 1444015

Re: Boy Thread: All Roads Lead Back To Bacon

eristic wrote:Lots of jokes take a laugh at serious issues. I don't see the difference here.

I'd like to point out the “Aristocrats Joke”. Not very funny, but definitely engineered to be as offensive and repulsive as possible, while joking with behaviour that is characteristic of really deranged people.
by Mo6eB
Sat Mar 21, 2009 1:44 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Nitpicky design failure (Merge'd Game Mechanics)
Replies: 285
Views: 24591

Re: Nitpicky design failures in awesome games

The "Lives" system in New Super Mario Bros. Passing through level 1-1 gets you 5 lives and you can do it as many times as you wish with no penalty, making the number of lives you have essentially infinite. And it doesn't seems to be just oversight - there were levels where I lost uwpard of...
by Mo6eB
Wed Mar 18, 2009 6:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0557: "Students"
Replies: 223
Views: 68225

Re: "Students" Discussion

I had that dream last summer. There isn't a better feeling in the world, than waking up from that and realizing that finals have been over for weeks and you're a free man for two more months. Except for, hypothetically, sex. Though I need further research to say for sure.
by Mo6eB
Mon Mar 02, 2009 7:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0550: "Density"
Replies: 184
Views: 66499

Re: "Density" Discussion

Get 4chan out of your head Randall! I liked you better back when you were making fun of newstickbundles who reject centrifugal force.
by Mo6eB
Fri Feb 13, 2009 12:23 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: A more delicate touch.
Replies: 16
Views: 1663

Re: A more delicate touch.

Why not use a nub instead of a touchpad? Then you don't have to move your index finger around. Left and right click would be done with two buttons on the side, near the thumb.
by Mo6eB
Mon Feb 09, 2009 8:57 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Fallout 3!
Replies: 1500
Views: 148146

Re: You know you've played to much fallout 3 when...

When it gets boring.
by Mo6eB
Mon Jan 26, 2009 12:19 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Long haired cute geek boys wanted!
Replies: 733
Views: 117645

Re: Long haired cute geek boys wanted!

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by Mo6eB
Mon Jan 12, 2009 7:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0529: "Sledding Discussion"
Replies: 74
Views: 17421

Re: "Sledding Discussion" Discussion

>I'm too old to learn another language fluently Bollocks. Generally adults fail at learning a language to fluency because they don't put in enough time. Most importantly, they don't get enough input. Stuff like 'brain solidification', while somewhat true, is more an excuse than anything substantial...
by Mo6eB
Fri Dec 19, 2008 11:37 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 3072283

Re: Postify your facerity

July, peak Vihren The picture from my avatar: http://picasaweb.google.bg/julgena/VihrenJuly2008#5227744082772365826 September, somewhere close to peak Malyovitza Demonstrating my incredibly fashionable wardrobe (dude on the right): http://picasaweb.google.bg/julgena/UkhPTG#5248928657253468114 Decemb...
by Mo6eB
Thu Dec 11, 2008 9:51 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Haiku.
Replies: 434
Views: 65805

Re: Haiku.

Wicked winter woe
a wound on my humours
*sneeze* *cough* *hackle* ugh.


Thirty-three mimes
dealing malicious crimes.
Bobbies skoaling wines.
by Mo6eB
Thu Nov 13, 2008 6:29 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How to beat the Game
Replies: 42
Views: 7786

Re: How to beat the Game

I have conditioned myself to be happy whenever I lose twenty dollars and my self respect. And now, without further ado:

BOO-YAH!
I just lost twenty dollars and my self respect! :D :D :D
by Mo6eB
Sat Oct 25, 2008 7:32 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Sound in FF (Hardy Heron)
Replies: 1
Views: 770

Re: Sound in FF (Hardy Heron)

OSS is deprecated in favour of ALSA. If your card doesn't support hardware mixing (playing more than one sound at a time) and you are using OSS, then only one application can output sound and if it hangs, it could leave the device locked. ALSA has software mixing, so you can have several application...
by Mo6eB
Sat Oct 25, 2008 6:56 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Snow artifacts in kde 4.1 (kubuntu)
Replies: 2
Views: 907

Re: Snow artifacts in kde 4.1 (kubuntu)

I'm guessing it's either your videocard dying or the video driver acting up. What videocard/driver have you got right now? Could you try using an earlier version of the driver?
by Mo6eB
Fri Oct 17, 2008 8:09 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Show the world your desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]
Replies: 2356
Views: 443083

Re: Show the world your desktop! [Killing 56K since January]

Unicyclist wrote:Would you mind releasing where you obtained that clock? It's bloody awesome!

Fuzzy Clock widget (I'm using the one that comes with KDE4, but you probably can find others) using the awesome Isabella font.
by Mo6eB
Wed Oct 15, 2008 10:01 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Strange or even mildly amusing things about your body
Replies: 1607
Views: 193423

Re: Strange or even mildly amusing things about your body

My eyes are slightly unstable; they change colour over time. When I was little they would go from brown to blue to green to grey (or any which order or number of changes), etc in a day. Now its kind of over the year they change. My eyes are exactly like that. Also, I can sorta twitch my nose. Not a...
by Mo6eB
Tue Oct 14, 2008 8:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9345292

Re: Fleeting/Random Thoughts

My last two posts effected new thread pages. Third time lucky?
by Mo6eB
Tue Oct 14, 2008 8:31 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Nostalgia time! What was your first Linux distro?
Replies: 60
Views: 9135

Re: Nostalgia time! What was your first Linux distro?

My first Linux distro was SuSE sometime around 2001. A bit later I grew tired of playing with it (and never could get my modem to work), so I dumped Linux for a while. Then, in 2004, a friend of mine introduced me to gentoo. We had a nice, steady 4-year relationship, but around 2008 I started growin...
by Mo6eB
Mon Oct 13, 2008 6:50 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Show the world your desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]
Replies: 2356
Views: 443083

Re: Show the world your desktop! [Killing 56K since January]

Thanks to this thread, I now have a new desktop background Click for big. http://moshev.homelinux.org/~moshev/screenshot.small.png how did you set that up? I like it alot, the scrollable background boxes.. Is there any linux/mac equivalent? @Ended: source on the wallpaper? I like it too. That's KDE...
by Mo6eB
Sun Oct 12, 2008 7:10 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Show the world your desktop! [Mommy, what's 56K?]
Replies: 2356
Views: 443083

Re: Show the world your desktop! [Killing 56K since January]

Thanks to this thread, I now have a new desktop background
by Mo6eB
Sat Sep 27, 2008 8:24 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: odd things about yourself
Replies: 357
Views: 62855

Re:

I say hi to this one big willow tree in my neighborhood. I ask it how it'd doing. I used to do this to a rather big tree in the forest park, on my way to university. It is planted in the middle of a T-junction, so there are no other trees around it, which has let it grow to a very large size. Then ...
by Mo6eB
Wed Sep 17, 2008 5:00 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Improving (or disabling) LCD scaling?
Replies: 2
Views: 1020

Improving (or disabling) LCD scaling?

I've got a nice Samsung SyncMaster 931BW widescreen LCD monitor and the scaling is driving me nuts. Any resolution is fully stretched and this makes non-16:10 resolutions look awful, so I'd like to have the scaling maintain the aspect ratio of the given resolution or be off entirely. The monitor's O...
by Mo6eB
Wed Sep 17, 2008 4:14 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: arbitrary precision calculations in C++
Replies: 4
Views: 1219

Re: arbitrary precision calculations in C++

Why not use Java? The standard library already has a BigInteger class.

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