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by jdaster64
Mon Jan 04, 2016 4:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1625: Substitutions 2
Replies: 33
Views: 10602

Re: 1625: Substitutions 2

Somehow read "uncontrollably swerving" as "uncontrollably swearing". That one's probably worth adding to my list.
by jdaster64
Wed Oct 28, 2015 1:17 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Least Recognisable Acronym
Replies: 68
Views: 6785

Re: Least Recognisable Acronym

I don't suppose "IHGWF" is "Incredibly Huge Galactic War Fleet", is it? Not that the OP would be likely to respond after this long.
by jdaster64
Thu Sep 24, 2015 7:49 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Words that you are sure exist, but can't find
Replies: 225
Views: 86049

Re: Words that you are sure exist, but can't find

I don't know, "b" and "e" not being the same "type of letter" could mean something other than whether they're vowels or consonants; whether they're uppercase vs. lowercase, for instance. I was more wondering if there was an overarching noun that solely has to do with th...
by jdaster64
Thu Sep 24, 2015 5:30 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Words that you are sure exist, but can't find
Replies: 225
Views: 86049

Re: Words that you are sure exist, but can't find

Couple of language-based ones I've wondered about for a while: - There definitely seems like there ought to be a noun for the general category that "vowel" and "consonant" fall under (specifically for letters of the alphabet, as opposed to sounds); e.g. "a" and "e&...
by jdaster64
Sat Feb 22, 2014 4:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1333: First Date
Replies: 117
Views: 28418

Re: 1333: First Date

From what I recall of the earlier Pokémon games, I believe hitting a direction you're not facing will just make you face in that direction, and you won't actually move in the new direction unless you hold it down / press it again in a few frames without changing direction again first. Which actually...
by jdaster64
Mon Apr 02, 2012 2:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1037: "Umwelt"
Replies: 478
Views: 319187

Re: 1037(?): Umwelt

I was getting the IE error one on my Windows 7, but after going to the Wikipedia page on "Umwelt" , I got this instead: http://imgs.xkcd.com/a1panels/9393a269f6aa06bfa6f461d8df8480ad44495dee7cd16fda1057e706e4070e56.png Sorry for the long link, but I just registered, so I can't use url or i...

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