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by Gyvulys624
Wed Jan 21, 2009 5:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0533: "Laptop Hell"
Replies: 95
Views: 25180

Re: "Laptop Hell" Discussion

Gotta love the bash.org references

* ab is away - gone, if anyone talks in the next 25 minutes as me it's bm
being an asshole -
<ab> HAHAHA DISREGARD THAT, I SUCK COCKS
by Gyvulys624
Thu Nov 20, 2008 11:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0506: "Theft of the Magi"
Replies: 136
Views: 32246

Re: "Theft of the Magi" Discussion

hilarious concept, to be sure, but it's not exactly the same. There is dramatic irony in both "The Gift of the Magi" and this comic because they sell their possession for which their partner bought an accessory for (hair comb - hair, pocket watch chain - watch; Left 4 Dead - Xbox, Battle H...
by Gyvulys624
Thu May 15, 2008 11:21 pm UTC
Forum: Comics/Graphic Novels
Topic: Most romantic comics
Replies: 17
Views: 40447

Most romantic comics

So what do you all believe to be the top 5 most romantic comics on xkcd? As corollaries to this question, I suggest the following for your consideration as well: What are the best individual romantic comics outside of xkcd? List a few quirky romantic ideas (ex. filling an apartment with playpen ball...
by Gyvulys624
Mon Mar 24, 2008 4:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0400: "Important Life Lesson"
Replies: 242
Views: 50260

Re: "Important Life Lesson" Discussion

I'm making a note here...
HUGE SUCCESS
by Gyvulys624
Fri Mar 07, 2008 5:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0393: "Ultimate Game"
Replies: 165
Views: 44493

Re: Ultimate Game

The game isn't over. Gary might still win and get his soul back!
by Gyvulys624
Wed Feb 27, 2008 5:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0389: "Keeping Time"
Replies: 213
Views: 53580

Re: "Keeping Time" Discussion

I'm a wee bit busy now a days so I don't have time to check myself... what piece/song is in the notation?
by Gyvulys624
Fri Feb 15, 2008 4:13 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Royal Rainbow
Replies: 3
Views: 1274

Re: Royal Rainbow

beautiful. thx.
by Gyvulys624
Fri Feb 15, 2008 4:09 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Royal Rainbow
Replies: 3
Views: 1274

Royal Rainbow

I've spent at least an hour looking for this comic with the Royal Rainbow. I went through every comic and searched the boards all over. Nowhere to be found.

Can someone give me the link to it? XD
by Gyvulys624
Wed Feb 13, 2008 5:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0383: "Helping"
Replies: 358
Views: 105341

Re: "Helping.png" Discussion

At this point I am also waiting for someone to explain it a bit.
by Gyvulys624
Wed Oct 31, 2007 4:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0336: "Priorities"
Replies: 141
Views: 26891

Re: "Priorities" Discussion

dam I was too slow, anyway:

It has a good idea but I think we've seen a lot better. I don't think anyone here can relate to failing on purpose.
by Gyvulys624
Wed Oct 31, 2007 3:08 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: 1000!
Replies: 13
Views: 5863

Re: 1000!

antonfire confused me - I don't want to even know what he was doing with numerology. Answer is 249 for reasons listed - that website is really good at explaining it. LoopQuantumGravity - where were you able to multiply that out and get all the numbers. btw - my first guess before I looked into it wa...
by Gyvulys624
Wed Oct 31, 2007 12:43 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Anesthesiology Math
Replies: 16
Views: 3525

Re: Anesthesiology Math

Gordon wrote:I used to be better at math when I had had a few..

Biolution can attest to this.


Just reading through thread, and I remembered this when I came across your reponse: http://xkcd.com/323/
by Gyvulys624
Wed Oct 31, 2007 12:35 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: 1000!
Replies: 13
Views: 5863

1000!

I'm going to assume many of you know this, but I still find it fun to ask.

How many zeros are at the end of 1000! (1000 factorial)
by Gyvulys624
Mon Oct 29, 2007 4:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0335: "Mattress"
Replies: 119
Views: 26471

Re: "Mattress" Discussion

How do you post that so fast o.O I love the idea though. Also: send me all the extra memory foam cut outs, I'll make a castle out of memory cell bricks. Templating. They're not bricks, though, they're.. ovally. What would you call that shape? Anyways, they wouldn't stack properly; there'd be too ma...
by Gyvulys624
Mon Oct 29, 2007 4:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0335: "Mattress"
Replies: 119
Views: 26471

Re: "Mattress" Discussion

How do you post that so fast o.O

I love the idea though. Also: send me all the extra memory foam cut outs, I'll make a castle out of memory cell bricks.
by Gyvulys624
Sat Oct 27, 2007 6:06 pm UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: Teach me
Replies: 43
Views: 15878

Re: Teach me

Last year I was interested in programming for a while. I installed python and found an amazing tutorial online. I spent at least a month reading the tutorial and doing stuff in python, over an hour each day. But, I soon lost all interest because I found no point in programming. How do I apply what I...
by Gyvulys624
Thu Oct 25, 2007 3:40 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Indisputable Math
Replies: 26
Views: 3453

Indisputable Math

Study = No Fail
No Study = Fail

No Study + Study = No Fail + Fail
(No + 1)Study = (No + 1)Fail

Study = Fail


And that's why I'm going to bed now, forget Chemistry, English, and History!!!!!!!!!
by Gyvulys624
Thu Oct 25, 2007 3:17 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Yet another Zeppelin idea
Replies: 66
Views: 7609

Re: Yet another Zeppelin idea

Make your Zeppelin out of Le(a)d.
by Gyvulys624
Thu Oct 25, 2007 1:22 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Three princesses
Replies: 446
Views: 204193

Re: Three princesses

I think the following comic applies to this riddle. Btw, my opinion is that there is no solution, citing all the reasons described above. http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/labyrinth_puzzle.png I have to add the extra text, it's brilliant: "And the whole setup is just a trap to capture escaping logici...
by Gyvulys624
Wed Oct 24, 2007 10:27 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Lowest price auctions PUZZLE
Replies: 58
Views: 14721

Re: Lowest price auctions PUZZLE

I'm having a problem looking at this as a solely a problem of probability or arithmetics. I see it more of a game of Texas Hold 'Em - an issue of gambling. There is no one perfect solution. To succeed you must know how to react to every situation possible. You must be able to read people and anticip...
by Gyvulys624
Sun Oct 21, 2007 11:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2347151

Re: POST HERE FIRST - INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

I guess I should make one of these here. I just spent a couple hours reading all the comics. Then within the last 50 or so, I realized there were extra scroll over comments - so I went back. Some of it is beyond me, as I am a junior in high school. However, I really enjoy them all. I made a folder i...
by Gyvulys624
Sun Oct 21, 2007 11:14 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Village of Perfect Reasoning
Replies: 6
Views: 2607

Re: Village of Perfect Reasoning

Maybe someone already started. But they will probably learn to levitate - many times - before it is implemented. (Trusting you guys all know the comics round here - I spent hours on Friday going through them all - around number 250 I realized there were those roll over comments too, so I went back a...
by Gyvulys624
Sat Oct 20, 2007 1:32 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Village of Perfect Reasoning
Replies: 6
Views: 2607

Village of Perfect Reasoning

I did a search and didn't find this one here Someone already answered it before I could on my other forum, but he didn't explain it well enough to my liking, or understanding. So please give a crack at it. In the village of Perfect Reasoning, each employer has an apprentice. At least one apprentice ...
by Gyvulys624
Wed Oct 17, 2007 10:27 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: My first *easy* FOL
Replies: 20
Views: 2665

Re: My first *easy* FOL

Re: the original problem, can't you just try to prove it by Assuming the opposite of what we want to prove, and showing that that's impossible? The statement we want to prove is: B) For every cube and dodecahedron, the cube is in front of the dodecahedron. The opposite: ~B) There is a c...
by Gyvulys624
Wed Oct 17, 2007 1:53 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: My first *easy* FOL
Replies: 20
Views: 2665

Re: My first *easy* FOL

Naturally the first thing I did was go here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Propositional_calculus

It's intimidating, but scanning through it, I understand the notation a bit more than FOL.
by Gyvulys624
Wed Oct 17, 2007 12:37 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: My first *easy* FOL
Replies: 20
Views: 2665

Re: My first *easy* FOL

Can you recommend any books or websites that might be beneficial for someone at my level to look at?
by Gyvulys624
Wed Oct 17, 2007 12:32 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: My first *easy* FOL
Replies: 20
Views: 2665

Re: My first *easy* FOL

Thank you for bearing with me. The beginning will be a bit rough, but I see a continued interest in logic and soon enough I'll be helping answer questions, not just ask them XP
by Gyvulys624
Wed Oct 17, 2007 12:22 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: My first *easy* FOL
Replies: 20
Views: 2665

Re: My first *easy* FOL

I trust your sagacity.
by Gyvulys624
Wed Oct 17, 2007 12:09 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: My first *easy* FOL
Replies: 20
Views: 2665

Re: My first *easy* FOL

Just to clarify (again) THIS IS NOT MY HOMEWORK, or something I've ever studied. As such I have never seen this notation before. I find myself at a loss to some of the notation. Does -> mean yield? What is V and ^ How do I read the functions? (FrontOf, BackOf, etc) I know since this is the first tim...
by Gyvulys624
Tue Oct 16, 2007 11:59 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: My first *easy* FOL
Replies: 20
Views: 2665

Re: My first *easy* FOL

I'll take your advice on that. But I still need to understand it to some extent so I could get this problem...
by Gyvulys624
Tue Oct 16, 2007 11:50 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: My first *easy* FOL
Replies: 20
Views: 2665

Re: My first *easy* FOL

Don't worry, no homework problems from me. If I ever need help on a homework problem, I'll say so. But from your post I assume theres some kind of rule against that XD I thought this proof would be a lot easier to figure out, from what my friend said. I'll take some time to try to understand the not...
by Gyvulys624
Tue Oct 16, 2007 10:26 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: My first *easy* FOL
Replies: 20
Views: 2665

Re: My first *easy* FOL

I have the original notation actually. This is a Tarski's World problem, as I've been told. I did a little research on that, it's interesting. However, at this point I think I need to start studying logic somewhere else so I'll put Tarkski off for now. Here's the original notation: Given the stateme...
by Gyvulys624
Tue Oct 16, 2007 10:01 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: My first *easy* FOL
Replies: 20
Views: 2665

My first *easy* FOL

This proof, I imagine, is past beginner easy for most of you, but I am having some trouble with it o.O Given: "For every cube it is in front of all dodecahedrons." Prove: "For every cube and dodecahedron, the cube is in front of the dodecahedron." When I was discussing this with ...
by Gyvulys624
Tue Oct 16, 2007 9:52 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2347151

Re: POST HERE FIRST - INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

I'm posting this because it said to post here first. Hi, I'm Andy. I am becoming interested in logic but have little to no background at all. I might be asking for help on logic riddles once every week or so, and they might seem easy, please bear with me XP If anyone knows a good place to start lear...

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