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by unpredictable
Fri Jul 22, 2011 8:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0928: "Mimic Octopus"
Replies: 166
Views: 48948

Re: 0928: Mimic Octopus

Octopi is the representation of pi in Octal. 3.151375237116.... No, octopi is the ratio of the radius of an octagon to its circumference. (Yeah, math people, figure out how that one works....) If we're talking about the long diagonal (which is the diameter of the ex-circle), the ratio of circumfere...
by unpredictable
Fri Jul 22, 2011 7:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0928: "Mimic Octopus"
Replies: 166
Views: 48948

Re: 0928: Mimic Octopus

kateract wrote:Octopi is the representation of pi in Octal. 3.151375237116....


Apparently 3.1513752371.. is not pi in any base.
3.161507028.. in base 11
3.141592653.. in base 10
3.124188124.. in base 9
by unpredictable
Wed Aug 25, 2010 5:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0784: "Falling Asleep"
Replies: 96
Views: 29096

Re: Falling Asleep discussion (784)

Leaving the world behind ... and his girlfriend is his world...he's leaving her behind and going to sleep :D
by unpredictable
Wed May 12, 2010 4:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0739: "Malamanteau"
Replies: 165
Views: 43936

Re: "Malamanteau" discussion

Did anyone notice, Randall's Wikipedia globe is much more incomplete than the actual one. :)
by unpredictable
Fri Mar 26, 2010 12:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0719: "Brain Worms"
Replies: 140
Views: 29034

Re: "Brain Worms" Discussion

Is it just me or there are other people who feel Randall uses "My hobby" phrase too often?
by unpredictable
Fri Feb 26, 2010 8:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0707: "Joshing"
Replies: 63
Views: 19082

Re: "Joshing" Discussion

Well, by the time he kills 6.5 billion, the number would have reached 7 billion, even more. Just extrapolating.

I would have taken all this seriously if it was the black hat guy.

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