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by cclifton
Sat Jul 26, 2008 2:14 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2416030

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

Ok... so I'm a bad newbie. I just sorta started posting without introducing myself first :oops: In the words of Catsby from Penny-Arcade: Impolite! I'm an undergraduate physics/atmospheric-science major... interested in hurricanes (can you guess why I registered?), the Large Hadron Collider, some li...
by cclifton
Sat Jul 26, 2008 1:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0207: "What xkcd Means"
Replies: 482
Views: 75089

Re: "What xkcd Means" Discussion

I too have a very particular orientation for my pocket stuff: wallet: front right, keys: front right with a caribbeaner clipped to a belt loop, phone: left front. But something interesting is to compare that to other people around you. A lot of my friends seem to have a similar setup to me... in fac...
by cclifton
Fri Jul 25, 2008 8:30 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Steroids in sports
Replies: 29
Views: 3022

Re: Steroids in sports

I have to agree with judestones and mercurythief about government involvement. Yes, I believe steroids in sports are wrong, etc... and it really bothers me when people try to cheat in the sports I love, but c'mon, congressional hearings into steroid use in MLB? As someone who just happens to be unin...
by cclifton
Thu Jul 24, 2008 1:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0452: "Upcoming Hurricanes"
Replies: 192
Views: 46528

Re: 'Upcoming Hurricanes' discussion

I think you are either missing the highest states, or they just didn't record the number or tornadoes in Kansas/Oklahoma/Nebraska in that time frame... we had 76 tornadoes in Kansas in 1 week in late May this year (which is pretty typical for that time of year, we ended the season with well over 13...
by cclifton
Wed Jul 23, 2008 6:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0452: "Upcoming Hurricanes"
Replies: 192
Views: 46528

Re: 'Upcoming Hurricanes' discussion

Plus, Illinois has tornados all the time. How many tornados do people see in Florida? There's a NOAA tornado data poster above my desk here at work, with a graph of average number of tornadoes per year 1989-1998 for each state. Illinois: 43. Florida: 79. In fact, the only state with more frequent t...
by cclifton
Wed Jul 23, 2008 1:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0452: "Upcoming Hurricanes"
Replies: 192
Views: 46528

Re: 'Upcoming Hurricanes' discussion

Ok... this is my first post (hi everybody). I couldn't resist. I'm a physics / meteorology double major who specializes in hurricanes. Effing hilarious comic. Made my day, and totally made up for my adviser trashing my summer research final presentation draft. Anyway, Regarding the alt text, one of ...

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