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by Sungura
Sat Jun 07, 2008 5:48 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: For the Greater Good: Moral Questions
Replies: 140
Views: 15669

Re: For the Greater Good: Moral Questions

1. Flip the switch and hold up a big sign that says "STOP" for the train and call the dude's cell and tell him to get off the tracks. 2. No, you have no clue why they need organs - maybe they have diseases that would kill the new organ too. 3. How would they know you know? I would evac the...
by Sungura
Sat Jun 07, 2008 1:19 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Second-Last Poster Wins!
Replies: 403
Views: 34113

Re: Second-Last Poster Wins!

LOL hey will one more person please post? (and then no more)
by Sungura
Sat Jun 07, 2008 1:18 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Corrupt-a-wish
Replies: 26079
Views: 2478451

Re: Corrupt-a-wish

Granted. In Monopoly Money.

I wish I could fly.
by Sungura
Fri Jun 06, 2008 6:57 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Theoretically... Stop Time or Travel Faster than it
Replies: 23
Views: 2989

Re: Theoretically... Stop Time or Travel Faster than it

I think it would be more fun to travel faster than time. Then you could still go wherever you wanted to, or couldn't you conceivably stay in the "stopped time" because you could travel faster than time to stay in the same place, right?
by Sungura
Fri Jun 06, 2008 6:54 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Keyboard puzzle
Replies: 53
Views: 14927

Re: Keyboard puzzle

Your e key doesn't work lol.
by Sungura
Fri Jun 06, 2008 6:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0433: "Journal 5"
Replies: 195
Views: 37422

Re: "Journal 5" Discussion

I wonder if this is the end of the journals...I hope not, I like the series :)
by Sungura
Thu Jun 05, 2008 7:36 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Superdelegates
Replies: 4
Views: 1298

Superdelegates

I'm sorry if I missed a thread on this - but how are these superdelegates decided? How do you get to be one? Magic?
by Sungura
Thu Jun 05, 2008 7:34 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Should Clinton step down?
Replies: 156
Views: 10573

Re: Should Clinton step down?

Yes. Obama has a better shot than she does, and keeping them both on the ticket is just dividing the party. It really wasn't a smart dem move to begin with.
by Sungura
Thu Jun 05, 2008 7:31 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Amusing answers to tests
Replies: 393
Views: 60738

Re: Amusing answers to tests

Whenever i didn't know the answer on a biochem exam, I drew diethyl ether. It's the Ether Bunny!

hahahahahahahaaaaaaaaaa

Okay maybe not. But it was funny anyway, esp because it was an inside joke btwn the prof and myself (being that I raise rabbits, the Ether Bunny was fitting)
by Sungura
Thu Jun 05, 2008 12:47 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Grades
Replies: 17
Views: 2178

Re: Grades

Yes it will matter. No it won't kill you. If you are into biology, for example, are you working in a lab already? I got into a lab my junior year of high school and got research and actual bench experience from the get-go. Things like this will be looked highly upon. Don't worry about what your weig...
by Sungura
Thu Jun 05, 2008 12:35 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: How many ways can you empty a glass of water?
Replies: 129
Views: 12904

Re: How many ways can you empty a glass of water?

Nebulae wrote:What water?

Darn. What I was going to say!
by Sungura
Thu May 29, 2008 12:24 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Attack and Defend
Replies: 2904
Views: 280670

Re: Attack and Defend

I ignore the glare.

I throw a waterballoon at NP
by Sungura
Wed May 28, 2008 11:34 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Forassassins Round 2 (Post Game Discussion)
Replies: 90
Views: 7110

Re: Forassassins Round 2 (New Host)

I'm in! (duh!)
by Sungura
Tue May 27, 2008 10:42 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Forassassins (between game discussion)
Replies: 108
Views: 8324

Re: Forassassins (between game discussion)

Why don't we make a new thread then and see who would be interested? If you feel like running it nsmjohn maybe you could make the post.
by Sungura
Tue May 27, 2008 12:56 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: 2 + 2 = 5
Replies: 175
Views: 55585

Re: 2 + 2 = 5

2 + 2 = 5 Because Big Brother said so! What do you mean? 2+2 has always been 5. Big Brother simply alerted us to our previous errors, which were utterly wrong. Not AWAYS! 2 and 2 are sometimes 5. Sometimes they are three. Sometimes they are both of them at once. 2 + 2 = 5 on Thursdays, and 3 on Sat...
by Sungura
Mon May 26, 2008 11:16 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: 3 door problem
Replies: 88
Views: 29247

Re: 3 door problem

Easy. Switch doors. They even did this on NUMB3RS, which I used to watch more when it actually had math.
by Sungura
Mon May 26, 2008 11:13 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: 2 + 2 = 5
Replies: 175
Views: 55585

Re: 2 + 2 = 5

2 + 2 = 5

Spoiler:
Because Big Brother said so!
by Sungura
Mon May 26, 2008 8:36 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Geohashing
Replies: 12
Views: 30401

Re: Geohashing

ROFTL that's great. I looked for the location on Saturday, but it was too far, up past Lapeer, MI. I must be in the area to the right of you, I think if I click over one left I get the Lansing area meetup.
by Sungura
Mon May 26, 2008 8:32 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Forassassins (between game discussion)
Replies: 108
Views: 8324

Re: Forassassins (between game discussion)

Does anyone want to start a new game or is this totally a dead idea?
by Sungura
Mon May 26, 2008 8:27 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Science Courses That Ruined You
Replies: 74
Views: 11530

Re: Science Courses That Ruined You

Ahhhhh gotcha. *slaps self on forehead for not thinking of that*
by Sungura
Mon May 26, 2008 7:53 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Wireless internet
Replies: 16
Views: 2366

Re: Wireless internet

Okay thanks. Yes, the g sounds right. No old laptops here - just got mine earlier this month. It is a b/g WLAN card.
by Sungura
Mon May 26, 2008 5:05 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: How many ways can you empty a glass of water?
Replies: 129
Views: 12904

Re: How many ways can you empty a glass of water?

seladore wrote:Measure its momentum really, really accurately.

Repeat if necessary.


Aye!
by Sungura
Mon May 26, 2008 4:58 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Wireless internet
Replies: 16
Views: 2366

Re: Wireless internet

Okay thanks for the input. I was thinking to stick to wired for desktops - we did a good job with that (ran it under the carpeting even to hide them) and I'd hate to pull all that out lol. So still the two options - hook in an access point to the open port on the hub, or get a whole new router, so I...
by Sungura
Sun May 25, 2008 6:06 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Wireless internet
Replies: 16
Views: 2366

Wireless internet

Right now in my family we have three desktops, all in the same room so they are wired. However, I now have a laptop for school, and my mom is thinking on getting one as well. So, we'd like to have wireless too (or instead?). We have a Linksys router with four ports, only three are being used. What w...
by Sungura
Sat May 24, 2008 11:18 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Science Courses That Ruined You
Replies: 74
Views: 11530

Re: Science Courses That Ruined You

I wanted to take the chem sequence just to see if inorganic was as bad as people made it out to be, and reading this thread makes me so glad that I didn't. It's too bad so many people seem to dislike IC. I suspect the common revulsion comes from a combination of bad teachers and lack of curiosity o...
by Sungura
Thu May 22, 2008 12:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0426: "Geohashing"
Replies: 224
Views: 39566

Re: "Geohashing" discussion

Okay...bit confused. I finally figured out I could click over to Michigan to get something within my area. But meet ups apparently are only for local time at 4:00 on Saturdays, so only the location it gives for Sat are meet up times, correct?
by Sungura
Sun May 18, 2008 1:59 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Kung-Fu/Martial Arts in general.
Replies: 64
Views: 7090

Re: Kung-Fu/Martial Arts in general.

...I kicked a guy and ran away. But it still counts. As my Aikido instructor used to say: He who fights and runs away Lives to run away another day :mrgreen: Interesting. See in the style I'm in they say: No one gets injured in 100% of fights that do not occur. Totally different philosophies, appar...
by Sungura
Sun May 18, 2008 1:47 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: is anything actually random?
Replies: 26
Views: 2910

Re: is anything actually random?

The uncertainty principle essentially states that there is no way to precisely know both the position and velocity of a particle, which prevents physics from precisely predicting the future (hence the randomness) ... So I suppose you could say that random comes from things we cant predict with curr...
by Sungura
Fri May 16, 2008 1:28 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: The Earth Is 6,000 Years Old
Replies: 146
Views: 18388

Re: The Earth Is 6,000 Years Old

Some papers I have read seem to do this which to me is mere circular reasoning with no fact just the person's own biases determining the date. Ah, tricky. You mentioned the target, which is unbound ("Some papers I have read"), making it indefensible. And you further insulated yourself wit...
by Sungura
Sun May 11, 2008 4:50 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Calculating level of concentration.
Replies: 3
Views: 1049

Re: Calculating level of concentration.

K sp is a solubility constant. So it says at saturated concentration the product of the two salt's components equals that Ksp value. In this case K sp = 1.08 x 10 -16 = [M 3+ ][X 1- ] 3 We know the solution is saturated (it told you this much) but I feel like there is something missing in the proble...
by Sungura
Sun May 11, 2008 3:50 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: The Earth Is 6,000 Years Old
Replies: 146
Views: 18388

Re: The Earth Is 6,000 Years Old

Okay I have another question. What about the limits of Carbon-14 dating? The way I understand it people don't believe it to be accurate past a few thousand years old (at least, this is what I have been taught at the university). And some things won't even date right...I can't remember the papers on ...
by Sungura
Mon May 05, 2008 2:36 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: The Earth Is 6,000 Years Old
Replies: 146
Views: 18388

Re: The Earth Is 6,000 Years Old

Yes I've heard the arguments from most of those fields - I know what you mean. But I haven't heard the history one. (Hence why I asked the question to see if there was something new to learn :) ) What history books debunk YEC? And how are you claiming this argument from history books? I thought the ...
by Sungura
Sun May 04, 2008 7:42 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: The Earth Is 6,000 Years Old
Replies: 146
Views: 18388

Re: The Earth Is 6,000 Years Old

Is the question of this thread really the age of the earth or about the idea of creation itself? Just curious. I think we can agree that the world started at some point. The "Big Bang" has pretty conclusive evidence after all; I don't think any of those "Oscillating Universe" th...
by Sungura
Sat May 03, 2008 5:13 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Scientific writing style
Replies: 49
Views: 7222

Re: Scientific writing style

I live in MI, and the schools here do not teach grammar. We have English, but we just read books and write reports. Kids think in "intro - three body - conclusion" terms, but they don't even know how to write a good intro or conclusion, much less give the body paragraphs content! In my 11t...
by Sungura
Sat May 03, 2008 2:51 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: The Earth Is 6,000 Years Old
Replies: 146
Views: 18388

Re: The Earth Is 6,000 Years Old

Is the question of this thread really the age of the earth or about the idea of creation itself? Just curious. I think we can agree that the world started at some point. The "Big Bang" has pretty conclusive evidence after all; I don't think any of those "Oscillating Universe" the...
by Sungura
Sat May 03, 2008 1:38 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Orgo
Replies: 9
Views: 1668

Re: Orgo

DON'T MEMORIZE. Seriously, I know this sounds completely wrong but it is so true. All you need to learn to do pretty much every reaction they teach you are a few simple concepts. You know that, you know the mechanisms, so you can easily predict any reactants or products if it is a simple product/rea...
by Sungura
Fri Apr 25, 2008 12:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0415: "Restraining order"
Replies: 99
Views: 30960

Re: "Restraining order" Discussion

xichimos wrote:"But officer! I thought they meant logical or!"


Drat! Someone thought of it first! :cry:

(It was my first thought as well as soon as I read it! :lol: )

Edit: I went back and read the alt text, I think what you said is better.
by Sungura
Tue Apr 22, 2008 11:55 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: What degree have/are/will you studied/studying/study.
Replies: 273
Views: 30296

Re: Re:

Hoping to study math at University of Waterloo the year after next year. My favorite math prof went there :) Eddie's the best! Cookies during exams! (Seriously, he did bring us cookies!) Plus he's the funniest math prof I've ever met, and one of the nicest. And you'll rarely catch him saying "...
by Sungura
Tue Apr 22, 2008 11:55 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: What degree have/are/will you studied/studying/study.
Replies: 273
Views: 30296

Re:

Hoping to study math at University of Waterloo the year after next year. My favorite math prof went there :) Eddie's the best! Cookies during exams! (Seriously, he did bring us cookies!) Plus he's the funniest math prof I've ever met, and one of the nicest. And you'll rarely catch him saying "...
by Sungura
Mon Apr 14, 2008 10:01 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: I no longer feel safe on my college campus
Replies: 127
Views: 11988

Re: I no longer feel safe on my college campus

Wow so who knew? MY TURN! Oakland U closed campus today - threats similar to ones found at a Chicago campus. They won't release what they said, but Chicago's said something along the lines of "Be prepared to die on April 14th". They are, of course, reopening tomorrow and I happen to have T...

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