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by davean
Wed Jul 05, 2006 1:42 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Here they come!
Replies: 27
Views: 13033

Your all noobs. Look who's speaking, Mr. "Your." (Wait, this cant end well for me.) If you wheren't a noob, you'd have known better ... Ah well, I've been bored. Don't worry, your demise and replacement should be accomplished without disturbing the other forumites who have not yet displea...
by davean
Wed Jul 05, 2006 1:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0124: "Blogofractal"
Replies: 33
Views: 13435

Re: "Blogofractal" Discussion

Shoofle wrote:Mandelblog set


Make it a sequence, things are inherantly better then other things in the blogosphere and well, don't think about it, just do it.
by davean
Wed Jul 05, 2006 6:28 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRODUCTIONS THREAD
Replies: 3985
Views: 689949

xkcd wrote:all /m/ so far. I know we have some F readers because they send me strange propositions via email!

21/m/VA :)



I demand you fix that, VA is so not Cambridge.

21/M/MA,VA
by davean
Wed Jul 05, 2006 6:25 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Here they come!
Replies: 27
Views: 13033

Chocobean wrote:
author-unknown wrote:lol noobs

says you, who is also new. 8D

thank you for the link to the forum, xkcd, came here from smbc-comics.
shall become a regular visitor.


lol, noobs!
Yes, you too xkcd.
Your all noobs.

/me just reaped the one reward of being user zero.
by davean
Wed Jul 05, 2006 6:22 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Baring my heart Venn Diagram question
Replies: 50
Views: 14940

deosilmau wrote:I think grade school ends at grade 7? Maybe grade 6? I have no idea. I went to a NORMAL school district, with a K-7 school and an 8-12 school.


Which is normal exactly where? No where I've heard of, and if I haven't heard of it, it doesn't matter.
by davean
Fri Jun 30, 2006 5:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0121: "Balloon"
Replies: 10
Views: 6932

Belial wrote:
It's like Armageddon... only pointless


So...it's like Armageddon.


I don't see how you can view the end of the world as pointless, it means there would be 6,525,426,279 fewer people to harase me to get work done. Talk about a vacation.
by davean
Wed Jun 28, 2006 2:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0121: "Balloon"
Replies: 10
Views: 6932

Re: "Balloon" Discussion

Shoofle wrote:That would be so much fun! I want it to happen to me.


All the way up to frame 5.
by davean
Mon Jun 19, 2006 12:24 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Baring my heart Venn Diagram question
Replies: 50
Views: 14940

Venn diagrams are only usefull for communication, they in no way constitute a proof or anything, so ...
by davean
Tue Jun 13, 2006 1:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0099: "Binary Heart"
Replies: 28
Views: 30166

strangegod wrote:it says 'i love you'.



But its a lie.
by davean
Tue Jun 13, 2006 1:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Things I want to say more often; also, Clark Gable.*
Replies: 16
Views: 8602

James wrote:Does it make anyone else sad when threads go into their second page? It does me. And don't even get me started on 7-page topics for no reason....fug'gedaboutit.



Oh, you don't begin to understand, he's talking about a 700 page topic. Well, he was, now I'm talking about his tounge.
by davean
Tue Jun 13, 2006 1:15 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: I got one.
Replies: 48
Views: 22094

I think I may have come up with one: http://img84.imageshack.us/img84/6889/abaddiagram4zw.th.png I mean, people's ordering, relative positions, hat color is not only unclear, but oftentimes flat-out misleading. So I guess it could be worse. Problem solved! They are both GREAT.
by davean
Thu Jun 08, 2006 5:29 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: I got one.
Replies: 48
Views: 22094

Since we are debating which is worse, I propose a solution in challenging someone to come up with a universally WORSE diagram, laying to rest the question of which is worse in the sure knowlege that they are both compairably good. I'll be handing out used loli-pops, please collect in person.
by davean
Thu Jun 08, 2006 5:27 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Things I want to say more often; also, Clark Gable.*
Replies: 16
Views: 8602

on a tangentially related topic, how about one thread with a titled along the lines of 'current comic' so we don't have one thread per comic? No, just think for a second and you'll realise just how horrible an idea that is. Usually I explain why ideas are horrible, but I feel no compulsion to expou...
by davean
Thu Jun 08, 2006 5:21 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: RSS Feed question
Replies: 6
Views: 6260

AmyLizK wrote:Thank you much! I'm super new to the RSS feed concept... but I was having difficulty scrolling through the archived comics... I'm not sure why, I'm pretty sure got through them all. But now it's most convenient to view updates.


What sort of difficulty?
by davean
Thu Jun 08, 2006 5:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0109: "Spoiler Alert"
Replies: 23
Views: 12555

The Half-Citizen Matrix Club... So, Harry finds out he's the 'chosen one' who will lead a revolution against Lord Voldemort's evil mainframe. Finding out all he can about his adversary, Harry discovers that Voldemort's most prized posession is his childhood sled, while Dumbledore tries to convince ...
by davean
Wed May 17, 2006 1:05 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Back to the Future
Replies: 7
Views: 3721

Re: Back to the Future

Is going forward in time really fundamentally different than going back? I mean, if the universe is deterministic on the lowest level (one which we cannot see) then it might be in theory. My computer actually is one of those time machines that can only travel forward in time. I'm not sure how to op...
by davean
Sat May 13, 2006 3:12 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Profile Creation Flowchart
Replies: 20
Views: 10635

James wrote:Wouldn't we all? I'm still longing for the day I will be able to carve "A LOT IS TWO WORDS" in the moon.


All you need is a giant "laser".
by davean
Tue May 09, 2006 10:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0099: "Binary Heart"
Replies: 28
Views: 30166

/me bleeds all over the submit button. Maan, you slapped me too hard! But anyway and seriously, what is the likelyhood of a diagonal line (constant slope, constant stuff, etc) going down through the whole message? I think it might be an artifact of the repeating pattern, but would something like th...
by davean
Tue May 09, 2006 2:31 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Profile Creation Flowchart
Replies: 20
Views: 10635

James wrote:No, just one of them. Apparently my moderatorial powers don't extend that far.

Edit: Never mind.


Remember, you're a moderator, that makes you a god. I suppose I therefor am a god. I always wanted to be a god ...
by davean
Tue May 09, 2006 2:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0099: "Binary Heart"
Replies: 28
Views: 30166

Frankeinstein wrote:Look here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apophenia


Yup, someone can make a lot of moeny offering to tell Shoofle his fortune ;)
by davean
Tue May 09, 2006 12:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0099: "Binary Heart"
Replies: 28
Views: 30166

Its a short snippet of repeating text ... duh, its always going to have A pattern. Infact, not being able to find a pattern in random digits is basicly unheard of.

/me slaps Shoofle upside the head with probability.
by davean
Tue May 09, 2006 12:51 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Profile Creation Flowchart
Replies: 20
Views: 10635

No, it was just spam to try to raise search engine ranking with certain links. I wonder if they have a person whose job, all day long, is to sit there typing CAPCHA answers. People also put them on porn sites to get the public to do it for them. And, I note that the link is still there ;) (That is ...
by davean
Tue May 09, 2006 12:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Obscene word games (f*cking jacket, ass-car)
Replies: 131
Views: 44524

You know what would be good for me and also for this forum? A thread where we can post the words on those modular-letter signs verbatum and then everybody can chip in naughty anagrams for the original poster to rearrange the letters to. I'm sad this idea never got picked up. This sounds like a good...
by davean
Sat May 06, 2006 6:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: A Simple Plan
Replies: 8
Views: 7304

Shoofle wrote:Actually, it does, a little bit. Only a little bit, though - same coloring approximately is all.


Give me a week ... I'll break that tie.
by davean
Sat May 06, 2006 5:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Fall Apart
Replies: 7
Views: 5488

aelscha wrote:South Carolina, Kentucky... And I'm not sure you can count both NH and Vermont - they're (practically) the same shape!



Hey! Welcome to the forums!
by davean
Sat May 06, 2006 5:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: sIerpinski!
Replies: 12
Views: 8434

I prefer using a random number generator to probabilisticly create the triangle. Entropy is the sorce of all great things.
by davean
Thu May 04, 2006 12:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: sIerpinski!
Replies: 12
Views: 8434

I was busy doing my taxes yesterday (thank god I only owe $212) so I didn't have time to write the essay. I did take a second look and noticed a total of 3 triangles missing. I overlooked 2. I still don't get the comic, but then there's a lot of things I don't get. And since I'm now engrossed in th...
by davean
Sat Apr 29, 2006 10:01 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: sIerpinski!
Replies: 12
Views: 8434

No, its the fact that more then one is missing that holds the meaning.

I'll be waiting for the essay on how these missing triangles changed your life on Tuesday.
by davean
Sat Apr 29, 2006 7:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Theories of Speed.
Replies: 7
Views: 5926

Yah, lexacly thats fine, but the meaning escapes me too.
by davean
Fri Apr 28, 2006 4:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hey Kira.
Replies: 4
Views: 4756

Not yet, but he has my permission to start. Of course, if someone did, I also have my permission to stop them. This is James thou ...
by davean
Fri Apr 28, 2006 4:27 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Obscene word games (f*cking jacket, ass-car)
Replies: 131
Views: 44524

I'd list a few of the more amusing ones... but I try to keep things PG-13 1/2 when I don't know who's reading it. For that I shall henceforth call you The Protector of Innocence! It has been made official, Fluidfox is now a "Protector of the Null Set". May the Null Set be forever safe and...
by davean
Fri Apr 28, 2006 4:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: We're censored by Websense, apparently
Replies: 9
Views: 15026

I'd ban us for our promotion of critical thinking skills, I'm sure its on the lsit of things I won't mess up when I become an evil overlord:

Unknown number: I will not promote critical thinking skills in the masses.

(http://www.eviloverlord.com/lists/overlord.html)
by davean
Fri Apr 28, 2006 4:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: logo!
Replies: 15
Views: 4584

James wrote:I vote Kira pretty much burned you, Randy. Just admit it.


I hope she has a tent.
by davean
Thu Apr 27, 2006 12:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: logo!
Replies: 15
Views: 4584

You can line up right behind everyone else who I'm suppose to "be nice to" or "give some credit".

Bring a tent.
by davean
Sat Apr 22, 2006 11:58 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Sunrise
Replies: 68
Views: 27597

Its my favorite time of day when I stay up for it, I'll often go wandering around Worcester watching the city wake up. Its sort of fun.

Its also very lonely, but I'm feeling that way more and more recently.
by davean
Sat Apr 22, 2006 2:24 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Neat Psudoreligion
Replies: 11
Views: 9069

Discordianism isn't.
by davean
Thu Apr 20, 2006 1:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Mobius bracelet
Replies: 13
Views: 6503

Its that twist which is complicated. Its cheap because they have a production line that squezes out a strip of plastic, stamps it and joins it. This does not allow for a twist to be put in there, thou as a special order they could pull them off before the joining. which would leave twist free strips...
by davean
Mon Apr 17, 2006 6:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Gravitational Mass
Replies: 12
Views: 5599

Matt wrote:What's the background here; is there something reported to have these properties in a situation where most things don't float around?


Not your mama, she fat.
by davean
Sat Apr 15, 2006 4:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Gravitational Mass
Replies: 12
Views: 5599

Well, I guess that our feeling for that illusion could come from something like drag.
by davean
Fri Apr 14, 2006 2:39 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Mobius bracelet
Replies: 13
Views: 6503

Zach Lash wrote:I myself have made moebius style bracelets and necklaces with chainmail. It's fairly straightforward and not uncomfortable in that medium.


Hah, because walking around in chainmail wasn't *quite* geeky enough. Next up: kline helm.

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