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by sondre99v
Wed Mar 05, 2014 6:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1338: "Land Mammals"
Replies: 168
Views: 57435

Re: 1338: "Land Mammals"

I would guess that the smaller, unlabeled groups also represents a specific kind of animal. Although I would like for them to be labeled. As for the random partitions, I think its an artistic choice. You can see how our livestock surrounds the humans, supporting and protecting us, while the wild ani...
by sondre99v
Fri Jan 31, 2014 8:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1324:"Weather"
Replies: 76
Views: 18926

Re: 1324:"Weather"

18 mile grid Global Forecast System??? I think you're right that GFS is the global forecast system. My guess on 18Z is that it refers to the forecast made at 6pm Zulu time, that is, 6pm GMT/UTC. I assume verify refers to the forecast coming true? GFS (Global Forcast System) is a numerical weather s...
by sondre99v
Mon Feb 13, 2012 7:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1016: "Valentine Dilemma"
Replies: 99
Views: 27967

Re: 1016: "Valentine Dilemma"

Best one in a long time, could not stop laughing for a full couple of minutes :D
by sondre99v
Mon Jan 23, 2012 11:14 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: dimensions: I think I lost a few.
Replies: 37
Views: 5379

Re: dimensions: I think I lost a few.

What about, and I'm just throwing this out there, a quad-tree-ish approch? Say you take the square, and subdivide into four equal squares, and let the first "digit" of the coordinate define which subsquare we choose, and append digits to further subdivide until we are satisfied with the re...
by sondre99v
Mon Nov 28, 2011 7:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0983: "Privacy"
Replies: 70
Views: 20920

Re: 0983: "Privacy"

Took humiliatingly long until I got this, but when I did, I blew air through my nose and made a chuckling sound. Good one :lol:

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