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by TizzyFoe
Wed Oct 06, 2010 10:04 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Online Communities 2 - recropped for backgrounds
Replies: 0
Views: 1126

Online Communities 2 - recropped for backgrounds

I moved the bottom section to the left so it fits better as your background.

looks like imgur froze when i tried to upload it. But it should be attached to this post.
by TizzyFoe
Wed Apr 14, 2010 12:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0727: "Trade Expert"
Replies: 172
Views: 45872

Re: “Trade Expert” discussion

I'm here to surrender some of my geek points. I never caught this mistake.

In my defense I always confused backslash (\) and forward slash (/). When making a backslash and starting at the top my pen moves forward on the page, but i often start at the bottom with my symbols, so idk what to think.
by TizzyFoe
Mon Dec 28, 2009 1:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0681: "Gravity Wells"
Replies: 205
Views: 57325

Re: "Gravity Wells" Discussion

How would a black hole look? No bottom?
by TizzyFoe
Wed Sep 02, 2009 12:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0631: "Anatomy Text"
Replies: 270
Views: 80486

Re: "Anatomy Text" Discussion

I read this comic at work. Go thing no one was looking. No warning or anything, thanks.
by TizzyFoe
Wed Jun 10, 2009 2:58 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: xkcd Characters and Storylines [a multi-merge]
Replies: 33
Views: 5257

Re: XKCD story threads

Interesting find. I've read all these comics, but always far appart so i never caught that the girlfriend always/often has the same name. But, what the hell does the last one have to do with the rest? Are you assuming in a stick figure comic, that any figure with shoulder length black hair is the sa...
by TizzyFoe
Wed Jun 10, 2009 2:53 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2868358

Re: Confessional Bed - Not just for pillow talk!

unknown604 wrote:
suffer-cait wrote:i have a stuffed animal pile.....it's comfy to sleep in.

Hey! Me too! *high five!


I read pie the first time too.

What about those would would lead all 3 of our minds to the word pie. Weird.
by TizzyFoe
Fri May 22, 2009 4:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90225
Views: 9394741

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (now with 20% more fungus!)

I am at work and super bored. Zero work to do today. Already exhausted Digg, reddit, and slashdot. Time to head over to the computer section of yahoo answers and help those poor clueless bastards out.
by TizzyFoe
Fri May 22, 2009 4:51 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Plans for the weekend!
Replies: 414
Views: 60251

Re: Plans for the weekend!

Most weekends I either drive and hour to Bloomington to hand out with college buddies, or 2 hours to fort wayne to hang out with a group of friends their (seeded by an old high school friend). But i've got no plans at all this weekend. I'll probably spend a good chuck of time studying Japanese, but ...
by TizzyFoe
Fri Apr 03, 2009 12:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0564: "Crossbows"
Replies: 171
Views: 68998

Re: "Crossbows" Discussion

I'm not sure what people are confused about. The crossbow is incidental to the joke. Its a noodle implement/macguffin - it doesn't really matter what it is supposed to be used for. The joke is that he's so far behind his colleagues, what seems obvious to them hasn't even dawned on him yet. Either t...
by TizzyFoe
Mon Feb 09, 2009 5:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0541: "TED Talk"
Replies: 221
Views: 53416

Re: "TED Talk" Discussion

Aside: Am I the only one who uses = instead of : as eyes? Then again, I used the Asian faces a lot (and they don't seem to have this problem ^__^) I switched to = when aim started converting plain text similes into images. To date, i've found no way to suppress this, and of the 8 million different ...
by TizzyFoe
Thu Jan 22, 2009 3:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Some Favorite Quotes (merged: Post-a-quote)
Replies: 467
Views: 55980

Re: Your Own Personal Quotes

"The internet is at least 50% magic"
"Computers are at least 50% magic"

The percentage increases or decreases based on frustrated i currently am with computer/networking problems.
by TizzyFoe
Thu Jan 22, 2009 3:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Outings with friends, splitting money
Replies: 14
Views: 1310

Re: Outings with friends, splitting money

All credit cards off benefits, i assume they aren't sharing the 1% cash back (or w/e) on all their purchases with you, why should you share your benefit with them. If they want discounts on movies, they should get the card you have and sacrifice the benefits of whatever card they currently use. Keep...
by TizzyFoe
Thu Jan 22, 2009 3:28 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: A note to Belial
Replies: 457
Views: 44364

Re: A note to Belial

Was the thread delete? I couldn't find it with the search. Please link if you can.
by TizzyFoe
Wed Jan 21, 2009 8:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2868358

Re: Confessions Thread - Large Hadron Confider

I really really want to get into a fight.

I wish my rational thoughts about girls actually had an effect on my (sometimes/currently) totally irrational feelings for girls.

i'm not actually Fry but I play him in real life.
by TizzyFoe
Wed Jan 21, 2009 1:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0533: "Laptop Hell"
Replies: 95
Views: 25950

Re: "Laptop Hell" Discussion

For the love of everything hole firefox, if i don't move the mouse don't make the alt text disappear!!!!!

(but i guess this is better then when it only displayed part of the text and i had to look in page source for the rest)
by TizzyFoe
Mon Jan 19, 2009 8:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: AI rebellion
Replies: 140
Views: 10670

Re: AI rebellion

I think a fundamental flaw in the robots are going to take over the world theory is the idea that AI will somehow evolve emotion. When we build AI were going to build the parts of thinking that we're bad at (bad at compared to computers). AI will probably be great at Higher level reasoning, but it w...
by TizzyFoe
Fri Jan 09, 2009 1:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0528: "Windows 7"
Replies: 222
Views: 57861

Re: "Windows 7" discussion

I'm disappointed to see Randall on the anti-vista band wagon. In about 6 months of use on 2 computers i've only had 2 problems with vista, one was with outlook not properly indexing my emails for searching. (issue was index builds, even manually trigger ones would not run, because even when plugged ...
by TizzyFoe
Thu Jan 08, 2009 6:04 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What's wrong with your car?
Replies: 76
Views: 6024

Re: What's wrong with your car?

>The floor in front of the passenger seat is always wet. I laughed out loud at work. let do mine >randomly shifts into lower gears (like while going 70 of the HW) >side mirror held on with liquid nails and duct tap >trunk level is broken, needs to be open with the key >AC broken >button to turn AC ...
by TizzyFoe
Wed Nov 26, 2008 1:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0509: "Induced Current"
Replies: 86
Views: 16936

Re: "Induced Current" Discussion

It would have been so much better punchline was only given in the alt text. Add another panel about how the sun is approaching a period of high activity which is why extension cords have been safe for the past few years. Digg the comic up, and we probably would have actually seen in on mythbusters i...
by TizzyFoe
Mon Oct 27, 2008 7:34 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Mythbusters
Replies: 84
Views: 22504

Re: Mythbusters

1) You've been watching Discovery Channel today. 2) So have I. 3) That was awesomely cool. 4)They tend not to let you into the numbers part of it. And like they said, they got their numbers wrong. At which point they just make it work by whacking more baloons in there. I haven't been watching it to...
by TizzyFoe
Mon Oct 27, 2008 7:19 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Mythbusters
Replies: 84
Views: 22504

Re: Mythbusters

Could somebody help out us computer/technology geeks that are fans of this comic. Last time i really did science was in high school. I watch the show and consider myself at least fairly smart. I fail to see how anything they do isn't science. I'm sure i don't need to link this comic but i will anywa...
by TizzyFoe
Mon Oct 06, 2008 7:04 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Some xkcd Forum Statistics
Replies: 94
Views: 8809

Re: Some xkcd Forum Statistics

only about 1000 people with over 1000 posts. Assuming many of those people stopped actively posting a long time ago, and there are a lot few active members then i would have thought. i'm a member of a forum what has a member with 17,000 legit non-spam posts. So the 10,000 stat didn't surprise me at ...
by TizzyFoe
Wed Sep 24, 2008 1:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0480: "Spore"
Replies: 165
Views: 27949

Re: "Spore" Discussion

My understanding is that everyone whose played the game thinks it's a let down. creature creator is cool, but almost all creatures move awkwardly. The game play in incredibly shallow.
by TizzyFoe
Tue Sep 23, 2008 2:32 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: I created a perpetual motion machine!
Replies: 58
Views: 9372

Re: I created a perpetual motion machine!

the idea of relativity makes a perpetual motion machine sound ridiculous. in the correct frame, your machine is at rest. you'll be getting no money from me. not if 2 components are moving in different directions (i.e. one spinning clockwise, one counter clockwise). No one frame would observe both c...
by TizzyFoe
Tue Sep 23, 2008 2:21 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Sun rising in the West?
Replies: 13
Views: 1825

Re: Sun rising in the West?

samian wrote:"In about ten minutes of course the sun did peer off to West and things were normal looking again"

I don't understand what this means.


*concentrates very hard for a second* The sun rises in the east. Was this a typo?

perhaps it was the sun reflecting off clouds at a high altitude?
by TizzyFoe
Thu Sep 18, 2008 1:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How would you be killed?
Replies: 280
Views: 31655

Re: How would you be killed?

Battle Royal

or Futurama style death by sex, but with normal sized women.
by TizzyFoe
Thu Sep 18, 2008 1:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How long could you survive...
Replies: 114
Views: 10822

Re: How long could you survive...

I would run circles around the bed, eventually both the raptor and i would use up the whole length of our chains. At which point, by looking at the picture, i think i'd be on one side of the bed and the raptor would be on the other. Its probably close to a 50/50 chance that i'd be on an end so the r...
by TizzyFoe
Thu Sep 18, 2008 1:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 3086446

Re: Post yo' fehs

http://img185.imageshack.us/img185/995/meaz8.jpg Me. Doubtless no-one knows who I am (due to a major post deficit) and probably no-one cares what I look like but that's UTTERLY IRRELEVANT. Irrelevant to what, I'm not quite sure. You look so much like an irl friend of mine. Its freaking me out. Your...
by TizzyFoe
Fri Aug 08, 2008 12:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0460: "Paleontology"
Replies: 109
Views: 20397

Re: "Paleontology" Discussion

This comic implies that grad students are 15 years old. 10 if you say you need to be at least 5 to watch Jurassic park.

I don't think randle has ever used such blatantly false logic to pull a comic together before.
by TizzyFoe
Tue Aug 05, 2008 4:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Yahoo Answers
Replies: 169
Views: 22325

Re: Yahoo Answers

Well thanks to this thread i'm now addicted to answering yahoo questions. So far no really stupid ones. But there are quite a few really vague ones.

how to i stop pop up?
by TizzyFoe
Tue Aug 05, 2008 12:17 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Find my laptops bottleneck
Replies: 19
Views: 2228

Re: Find my laptops bottleneck

then what is "Display Memory"?
by TizzyFoe
Tue Aug 05, 2008 1:15 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Find my laptops bottleneck
Replies: 19
Views: 2228

Re: Find my laptops bottleneck

I see.

Can't ram be dynamically assigned? I assumed that when i increase my resolution windows was smart enough to take more memory from the big pool of memory. Can't unused video memory be used for other things?
by TizzyFoe
Mon Aug 04, 2008 9:10 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Find my laptops bottleneck
Replies: 19
Views: 2228

Re: Find my laptops bottleneck

Memory: 3070MB RAM Display Memory: 1520 MB Dedicated Memory: 241 MB Shared Memory: 1279 MB Go into your BIOS and disable this HUGE amount of shared memory. There's NO WAY your video card can use it, and it f's up address space and you don't have a lot to begin with, since you're not running x64. Ju...
by TizzyFoe
Mon Aug 04, 2008 8:56 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: yahoo mail account hacked
Replies: 5
Views: 1405

Re: yahoo mail account hacked

I'm now currently trying to recover the password every 24 hours, and intentionally failing until it locks me out. If I can't access my account, neither can this hacker. I would assume yahoo keeps track of your IP and prevents that IP from from attempting to log in after so many tries. Which would m...
by TizzyFoe
Mon Aug 04, 2008 8:44 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: question about power supplys
Replies: 3
Views: 1279

question about power supplys

The two most common types of PCI power are 6pin and 6+2pin. I assume anything that required 6+2pin couldn't be powered by a 6pin. But can something that required 6pin be powered by a 6+2pin? It seems to me that there would just be 2 extra pins that wouldn't be used. Does anyone know?
by TizzyFoe
Wed Jul 30, 2008 3:27 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Ok. Computer built for about $1,200?
Replies: 78
Views: 7223

Re: Ok. Computer built for about $1,200?

mind posting the final list of all your parts?
by TizzyFoe
Fri Jul 25, 2008 12:50 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Always False Algorithm
Replies: 18
Views: 3510

Re: Always False Algorithm

I'm having a hard time following what you're trying to say, probably because you're using the word "algorithm" incorrectly. Can you try to explain in more detail what the trick was like, perhaps without using that word? i don't understand either. An algorithm is a set of predefined steps ...
by TizzyFoe
Fri Jul 25, 2008 12:36 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I hate Wasps
Replies: 104
Views: 19031

Re: I hate Wasps

Dave Rapp wrote:Asian Giant Hornets win, if anything just for their sheer size.


Giant hornets that spray flesh-melting poison super! I'm glad i know those exists. Whats that? The flesh-melting poison also attracts more flesh-melting poison spraying Giant hornets! I'm glad this thread exists.
by TizzyFoe
Wed Jul 23, 2008 10:46 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: stubborn virus
Replies: 5
Views: 3590

stubborn virus

formatting. stubborn virus.JPG I've got a virus. It creates the pop-up that you see in the image. I've Updated and ran a full scan a few times. My AV is Norton's "Symantec AntiVirus". I've also ran "spy-bot search and destroy" and "Lavasoft Ad-Aware SE plus" I've also ...
by TizzyFoe
Wed Jul 23, 2008 3:51 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Something on a USB Drive to annoy a thief
Replies: 38
Views: 4799

Re: Something on a USB Drive to annoy a thief

Edit: Or I could go completely illegal and just install a keylogger I wrote a while back. No chance at getting the drive back, but ruining a friendship through a hacked facebook account might help me get even. do this, but instead of ruining a friendship tell him he stole your usb drive and want it...

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