0124: "Blogofractal"

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0124: "Blogofractal"

Postby Shoofle » Wed Jul 05, 2006 1:04 pm UTC

Mandelblog set

Edit: I can't read the whole flyover in Ion3 (my window manager on ubuntu), even with my wonderful firefox plugin.
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Postby davean » Wed Jul 05, 2006 1:38 pm UTC

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.

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Postby CactusEater » Wed Jul 05, 2006 4:18 pm UTC

whats a fractal?
i think i heard about them on the simpsons
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Postby Shoofle » Wed Jul 05, 2006 9:55 pm UTC

Fractals have many definitions, but I think the most common and least official one is a self-similar object, that is, an object built out of self-similar copies. I'm not sure it applies to the blogofractal, but the blogofractal might be named with the Hausdorff-whatever dimension definition of fractals.

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Postby RealGrouchy » Thu Jul 06, 2006 8:37 am UTC

Is it possible that Wikipedia has replaced the powerful and down-shutting JFGI?
Jack Saladin wrote:etc., lock'd
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Postby xkcd » Thu Jul 06, 2006 7:15 pm UTC

Is it possible that Wikipedia has replaced the powerful and down-shutting JFGI [Just Fucking Google It]?

Wikipedia: "what is it?"
Google: "where is it?"

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Postby Belial » Thu Jul 06, 2006 8:20 pm UTC

Now to perfect my great internet philosophy engine, to answer "Why is it?"

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Postby deosilmau » Thu Jul 06, 2006 8:48 pm UTC

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Postby Frankeinstein » Thu Jul 06, 2006 9:22 pm UTC

The single worst topical section in wikipedia is musical genres.

OWWWW.
It hurts every time. It's like all the music elitists with tastes thinner than a razor blade started writing on their favorite genres with the help of some enthusiastic noobs. It's hard to find a npov article, but the mess reveals itself only when you browse around for a while. Huge amount of contradictions, it just doesn't make sense and ends up confusing rather than clarifying.

End of rant.

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Postby RealGrouchy » Thu Jul 06, 2006 9:49 pm UTC

Belial wrote:Now to perfect my great internet philosophy engine, to answer "Why is it?"


Obviously it's http://www.venganza.org/
Jack Saladin wrote:etc., lock'd
Mighty Jalapeno wrote:At least he has the decency to REMOVE THE GAP BETWEEN HIS QUOTES....
Sungura wrote:I don't really miss him. At all. He was pretty grouchy.

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Postby Frankeinstein » Thu Jul 06, 2006 9:50 pm UTC

No it isn't.

It's http://www.zombo.com/

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Postby Cowie » Fri Jul 07, 2006 1:50 am UTC

your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to register agnosticphilosophist.com, and rig it up with an 'ask why' box, which invariably returns the result:
*shrug*

also: randy, it's been a long enough time since you've posted abusive astronomy to achieve maximum comedic appreciation, i *know* you have some more, it's time to fire one off.

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Postby RealGrouchy » Fri Jul 07, 2006 3:07 am UTC

Cowie wrote:your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to register agnosticphilosophist.com, and rig it up with an 'ask why' box, which invariably returns the result:
*shrug*


I think you're looking for The Official God FAQ.

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Postby Belial » Fri Jul 07, 2006 6:33 am UTC

Cowie wrote:your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to register agnosticphilosophist.com, and rig it up with an 'ask why' box, which invariably returns the result:
*shrug*


Cow, you'd think after living with me as long as you have, you'd know that the answer I'd program in would be "Because God hates you, and Love is dead."

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Postby author-unknown » Fri Jul 07, 2006 9:44 pm UTC

Frankeinstein wrote:The single worst topical section in wikipedia is musical genres.

OWWWW.
It hurts every time. It's like all the music elitists with tastes thinner than a razor blade started writing on their favorite genres with the help of some enthusiastic noobs

lol noobs
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Postby hiddenmaniac » Sat Jul 08, 2006 2:32 am UTC

Wikipedia has now supplanted the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy as the repository of all knowledge and wisdom for two reasons...

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Postby RealGrouchy » Sat Jul 08, 2006 6:02 am UTC

hiddenmaniac wrote:Wikipedia has now supplanted the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy as the repository of all knowledge and wisdom for two reasons...


Oh, come on! You've got to be kidding!

While Wikipedia does provide the recipe for a Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster. But the Guide does not only this, but also tell you on which planets the best Pan Galactic Gargle Blasters are mixed, how much you can expect to pay for one and what voluntary organizations exist to help you rehabilitate afterwards.

The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy sells rather better than Wikipedia.

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Mighty Jalapeno wrote:At least he has the decency to REMOVE THE GAP BETWEEN HIS QUOTES....
Sungura wrote:I don't really miss him. At all. He was pretty grouchy.

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Postby Cowie » Sun Jul 09, 2006 7:02 am UTC

Belial wrote:
Cowie wrote:your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to register agnosticphilosophist.com, and rig it up with an 'ask why' box, which invariably returns the result:
*shrug*


Cow, you'd think after living with me as long as you have, you'd know that the answer I'd program in would be "Because God hates you, and Love is dead."


o rite.

edit: i haven't edited this post yet, but i'm putting this in in preparation of future edits to give this post any kind of content.

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Re: "Blogofractal" Discussion

Postby Blagosphere » Tue Nov 11, 2008 1:49 am UTC

Anybody notice that "Dupe" is the only duplicate square in the whole image? Surprised that wasn't the alternate text. :D

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Re: "Blogofractal" Discussion

Postby scarletmanuka » Tue Nov 11, 2008 8:18 am UTC

Blagosphere wrote:Anybody notice that "Dupe" is the only duplicate square in the whole image? Surprised that wasn't the alternate text. :D

There's also a set of four "Developers" rectangles.

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Re: "Blogofractal" Discussion

Postby RealGrouchy » Tue Nov 11, 2008 11:45 pm UTC

WHO DARETH REVIVE ANCIENT THREADS?

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Jack Saladin wrote:etc., lock'd
Mighty Jalapeno wrote:At least he has the decency to REMOVE THE GAP BETWEEN HIS QUOTES....
Sungura wrote:I don't really miss him. At all. He was pretty grouchy.

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Re: "Blogofractal" Discussion

Postby hideki101 » Wed Nov 12, 2008 5:47 am UTC

Someone who just joined to post here, apparently. A two+ year necro? unreal...
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Re: "Blogofractal" Discussion

Postby Ditocoaf » Wed Nov 12, 2008 9:43 am UTC

hideki101 wrote: A two+ year necro? unreal...

Well, there are only three possibilities here: post in an old thread, make a new one, or don't post. So, would you rather he make a duplicate thread? Or is this a banned topic now?

Also, hi. I'm new here!

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Re: "Blogofractal" Discussion

Postby hideki101 » Wed Nov 12, 2008 9:55 pm UTC

Ditocoaf wrote:
hideki101 wrote: A two+ year necro? unreal...

Well, there are only three possibilities here: post in an old thread, make a new one, or don't post. So, would you rather he make a duplicate thread? Or is this a banned topic now?

Also, hi. I'm new here!

No, I think its correct. I also think RG is expressing humorous indignation rather than anger, so I think the guy's okay.
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Re: "Blogofractal" Discussion

Postby RealGrouchy » Wed Nov 12, 2008 11:22 pm UTC

The person committing the necromancy made an INVALID POINT (as rebutted by the following person).

There was no need for this thread to rise from the dead.

You know a thread is old when I still get topic reply notification e-mails for it.

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Jack Saladin wrote:etc., lock'd
Mighty Jalapeno wrote:At least he has the decency to REMOVE THE GAP BETWEEN HIS QUOTES....
Sungura wrote:I don't really miss him. At all. He was pretty grouchy.

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Re: "Blogofractal" Discussion

Postby Ditocoaf » Fri Nov 14, 2008 4:10 am UTC

RealGrouchy wrote:The person committing the necromancy made an INVALID POINT (as rebutted by the following person).

There was no need for this thread to rise from the dead.

You know a thread is old when I still get topic reply notification e-mails for it.

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Really? This is a forum that looks down on both necromancy and duplicate threads? Places like this are so frustrating... One of the two should always be okay.


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Re: "Blogofractal" Discussion

Postby SolkaTruesilver » Thu Oct 15, 2009 2:36 am UTC

Hi there. I know this is Thread Necromancy^2, but I just noticed the RSS feed logo in that comic, and I was wondering if

1- It was originally there
2- RSS feed was commonly used back then? (or at least as used as now)

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Re: "Blogofractal" Discussion

Postby RealGrouchy » Thu Oct 15, 2009 2:44 am UTC

No, back in the day you had to dial up to get the RSS feed on the teletype, and it would print out on ticker tape in morse code.

FFS, RSS isn't prehistoric, look it up. Here, even: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RSS

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Re: "Blogofractal" Discussion

Postby Felstaff » Tue Oct 20, 2009 2:16 pm UTC

*sniffle*

He's back.
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Re: "Blogofractal" Discussion

Postby parhelion » Tue Jan 26, 2010 8:13 am UTC

I once found a news aggregator site that looks just like the blogofractal (except multicolored), does anyone know the name of it? I've tried googling for it but alas, no luck.
It was REALLY COOL though, would be awesome if anyone knew about it.

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Re: "Blogofractal" Discussion

Postby parhelion » Sat Feb 06, 2010 1:34 pm UTC

Aha, I finally found the page! It's newsmap.jp
Don't know how useful it is, but it looks pretty neat anyway.
There's also the Digg-arc, similar concept but different layout.

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Re: "Blogofractal" Discussion

Postby Eikinkloster » Sat Feb 06, 2010 5:02 pm UTC

Ditocoaf wrote:Really? This is a forum that looks down on both necromancy and duplicate threads? Places like this are so frustrating... One of the two should always be okay.


Hahaha, good point. I hate this whole necrofobia thing. Fortunatelly, in 15 years of Internet, I've only come to stumble on it last year. I had seen my share of closed threads, naturally, but 2009 was the year I was introduced to the concept of a moderator arguing necroing is spam and punishable with banning. I was so so so WTF. I think necrofobia is so contrary to the general assyncronous/atemporal spirit of Internet discussion lists.
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