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by IceRabbit
Fri Jan 14, 2011 11:29 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Is General Relativity a low limit of String Theory?
Replies: 23
Views: 2877

Re: Is General Relativity a low limit of String Theory?

There are few equations that even describe string theory in the way relativity is described. At best, string theory is a set of conjectures about strings, and their interaction with spacetime. That said, string theory assumes general relativity (and afaik even special relativity) are completely corr...
by IceRabbit
Fri Jan 14, 2011 11:06 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Recommend one artist
Replies: 1017
Views: 264044

Re: Recommend one artist

I'd recommend Avantasia. One seriously good power metal band. My favourite song of them is The Scarecrow (can't post links yet, sorry), which is their most epically epic ballad I've heard so far.

Either that, or Motorjesus. Their new album, Wheels of Purgatory, has a very nice feel to it.
by IceRabbit
Fri Jan 14, 2011 10:34 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: "Secret Santa" combinations
Replies: 2
Views: 1917

"Secret Santa" combinations

With december well and truly behind us, it's time to revisit it. I've had a pretty fierce discussion with a friend of me about the following problem. First of all, I assume you are all familiar with the tradition of a group of people buying a gift for someone else within that group, without the rece...
by IceRabbit
Thu Jan 13, 2011 5:52 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 91140
Views: 6891103

Re: Count to a Million

thirty one thousand nine hunderd and fourty seven
by IceRabbit
Thu Jan 13, 2011 4:40 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7558
Views: 701772

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

nope, I cleaned my room recently.

A business card of a person you'd be interested in romantically?
by IceRabbit
Mon Jan 10, 2011 7:25 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: You can save one book from a fire...
Replies: 45
Views: 9474

Re: You can save one book from a fire...

Assuming no server carrying a database will survive, I think I'll go and save George Orwell's 1984. To be a lesson for the civilization to come.
by IceRabbit
Mon Jan 10, 2011 7:19 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7558
Views: 701772

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Yes, J.R.R. Tolkien is one of the three authors I can choose from (not counting Douglas Adams, since that's a single entity.

Can you get any high-tech (laser or something) measurement device?

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