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by Radical_Initiator
Tue Apr 02, 2013 2:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: THE MADNESS GOES
Replies: 315
Views: 54549

Re: THE MADNESS GOES

Sorry.
by Radical_Initiator
Tue Apr 02, 2013 2:42 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: THE MADNESS GOES
Replies: 315
Views: 54549

Re: THE MADNESS GOES

Which surprises me a little. Did anyone mention the injury to Kevin Ware over the weekend? That was pretty terrible to watch; I can only imagine how much that hurt.
by Radical_Initiator
Tue Apr 02, 2013 3:22 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: THE MADNESS GOES
Replies: 315
Views: 54549

Re: THE MADNESS GOES

Yeah, poxic may be right. Personally, I think the spirit of Mod Madness is satisfied as long as someone's getting drunk, something's getting wordfiltered, and someone's getting banned and/or titled. How and in which order these things happen is the will of Ra.
by Radical_Initiator
Tue Apr 02, 2013 2:55 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: THE MADNESS GOES
Replies: 315
Views: 54549

Re: THE MADNESS GOES

Why not both? Have a Mod Madness 2013, Round 2, and like all good sequels, increase the number AND the inebriation of the mods.
by Radical_Initiator
Tue Apr 02, 2013 12:19 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: THE MADNESS GOES
Replies: 315
Views: 54549

Re: THE MADNESS GOES

Sigh. Another year of (what passes for) normalcy 'round these here parts, I reckon-did.
by Radical_Initiator
Mon Apr 01, 2013 8:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: THE MADNESS GOES
Replies: 315
Views: 54549

Re: THE RECKONING cometh

Í hávé tó sáy, ás án Ápríl Fóóls thíng, thís júst súcks. Yóú'ré mákíng yóúr ówn lífe míséráblé, át léást íf yóú wánt tó áctúálly pártícípáté ín thé fórúm. wherefore cán't y'áll júst ádd á búnch óf únícórns ór sóméthíng, líké nórmál gééks? Yоur tears feed our demon overlords. They grow stronger with...
by Radical_Initiator
Fri Mar 29, 2013 10:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29885637

Re: 1190: "Things that be on my side for 600, Alex!"

Great... Here take the anti-venom for the viper venom in the Kool-Aid... And this Antibiotic, all I have be suppositories. Wait, viper venom? Since when did we have vipers? Sure, you tin afford vipers but you tin't afford to take me to a nice restaurant for once... You ken I be too busy planning fo...
by Radical_Initiator
Fri Mar 29, 2013 10:55 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: THE MADNESS GOES
Replies: 315
Views: 54549

Re: THE RECKONING COMES

very good guys you be clearly spamming. No Posting For You. PM me with a convincing argument based on your stake history and I'll reconsider. Clearly no human woll-did reckon DEMON RECKONING be a good thing. Also, she weighs the same as a duck. Therefore... ... she be a goose? Clearly, you are not ...
by Radical_Initiator
Fri Mar 29, 2013 3:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29885637

Re: 1190: "Things that be on my side for 600, Alex!"

mybrainhurts wrote:Es gibt eine sehr einfache Lösung gegen diese Wort-Ersetzung: Schreibt eure Antworten in einer Fremdsprache! Das Übersetzen durch Google dürfte weniger lang dauern als das Entziffern der englischen Texte! :D

Easier solutions exist. I reckon, however, that the mods don't take too kindly to them.
by Radical_Initiator
Fri Mar 29, 2013 3:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29885637

Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Makes perfect sense to me. You folks having trouble reading the forums?
by Radical_Initiator
Fri Mar 29, 2013 3:23 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: THE MADNESS GOES
Replies: 315
Views: 54549

Re: THE RECKONING COMES

I love how people in the Time thread seem to think this is being done just to fuck with them.

Edit: well, solely to fuck with them. Some of it is clearly more fun when you do mess with their heads.
by Radical_Initiator
Fri Mar 29, 2013 3:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29885637

Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

I think the mods аre a form of polymorphic engine – find one circumvention, and the machine swiftly deletes it from existence.
by Radical_Initiator
Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29885637

Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

I'll take HODOR filter for 600, Alex.
by Radical_Initiator
Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: THE MADNESS GOES
Replies: 315
Views: 54549

Re: THE RECKONING COMES

mscha wrote:Аssholes.


A sense of humor and the ability to not take oneself so seriously аre valuable commodities.
by Radical_Initiator
Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29885637

Re: 1190: "Things that be on my side for 600, Alex!"

PinkShinyRose wrote:No, we should start a thread to pray to the go... ehm, mods for mercy...


Our overlords have no concept of this "mercy" you describe.
by Radical_Initiator
Wed Mar 27, 2013 2:10 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Someone did something on the internet (Adria Richards)
Replies: 202
Views: 21970

Re: Gender-charged Twitter Drama (Adria Richards)

nnnooooo... I don't believe that public shaming is the only way to combat public shaming. That's not the only way large-scale discourse on public behavior is done. I don't agree with Radical_Initiator because it's (uh oh semantics) not required for something to have been 'secret' for one to be sham...
by Radical_Initiator
Wed Mar 27, 2013 1:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104862
Views: 29885637

Re: 1190: "Time"

Personally, I'd like to see a velociraptor come running in from the side, scare the guy off, and then continue work on the castle.
by Radical_Initiator
Tue Mar 26, 2013 9:14 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Someone did something on the internet (Adria Richards)
Replies: 202
Views: 21970

Re: Gender-charged Twitter Drama (Adria Richards)

If you're describing Ms Richards' actions as 'crimes' (if calling someone out for being douchey is a crime Than i am so boned)because she should be 'discouraged' and i guess that's a valid approach to combating public shaming just so long as you realize that public shaming is exactly what you're do...
by Radical_Initiator
Thu Mar 14, 2013 7:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1184: "Circumference Formula"
Replies: 102
Views: 32403

Re: 1184: "Circumference Formula"

Pfhorrest wrote:Obligatory Pi Day protest: The circumference formula is better written as τ1r2.

1. The true circle constant, C3/r2, equal to 2π ≈ 6.28...
2. The radius of a circle.
3. The circumference of a circle.

You are an evil mastermind. Don't ever change.
by Radical_Initiator
Wed Mar 13, 2013 4:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Randall: Get a grip
Replies: 108
Views: 13926

Re: Randall: Get a grip

Magnanimous wrote:
ahammel wrote:Is it ageist to suggest that children have not, as a rule, come to terms with their own mortality?

This is why elementary schools should teach philosophy. Existential dread is just as important as learning to read.

Should "Notes on 'Fear and Trembling'" come before or after nap time?
by Radical_Initiator
Sun Mar 10, 2013 11:14 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Mass Effect 3 (Seriously, Use Spoilers People!)
Replies: 1908
Views: 233880

Re: Mass Effect 3 (Seriously, Use Spoilers People!)

I'm dragging this corpse out into the light of day because of the Citadel DLC; was wondering if anyone had seen it, played it, loved it, or if everyone has long since forgotten about the bad endings, the middling extended cut, and the Omega and Leviathan DLC (never got those - any good?) All the rev...
by Radical_Initiator
Sun Mar 10, 2013 9:27 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Sim City
Replies: 333
Views: 77134

Re: Sim City

...how many of them actually bought the product? Good point. I was reading a story on how EA plans to give buyers a free game in view of the unplayability early on, and one of the first comments was someone asking basically "What's EA going to give me? I won't buy this game unless the free gam...
by Radical_Initiator
Sun Mar 10, 2013 9:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Randall: Get a grip
Replies: 108
Views: 13926

Re: Randall: Get a grip

And I'm pretty sure this attitude is way more destructive than big boobs in videogames or whatever makes heroic defenders of equality erupt in righteous fury those times. Why should we have to worry about which attitude is worse? Is sexism bad? I think it is, but you may disagree. But if it's bad, ...
by Radical_Initiator
Sun Mar 10, 2013 3:58 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Randall: Get a grip
Replies: 108
Views: 13926

Re: Randall: Get a grip

Vieto wrote:nearby, a sentry turret contemplates it's immortality.

MAN UP, SENTRY TURRET! Part of being a manly man-type sentry man-turret is being manly enough to understand your man-mortality.
by Radical_Initiator
Sun Mar 10, 2013 2:49 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Randall: Get a grip
Replies: 108
Views: 13926

Re: Randall: Get a grip

It's an Octorok with a jaunty cap.
by Radical_Initiator
Sun Mar 10, 2013 1:19 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Obscure Language Game
Replies: 305
Views: 96839

Re: Obscure Language Game

And posting another: fuit assault per prisoner la condemne pur felony que puis son condemnation ject un Brickbat a le dit Justice que narrowly mist, & pur ceo immediately fuit Indictment drawn per Noy envers le Prisoner, & son dexter manus ampute & fix al Gibbet, sur que luy mesme immed...
by Radical_Initiator
Wed Mar 06, 2013 2:43 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Hugo Chavez dead
Replies: 50
Views: 5501

Re: Hugo Chavez dead

emceng wrote:I am kind of amazed Castro outlived him.

At this point, I'm pretty sure Castro will outlive all of us.
by Radical_Initiator
Mon Mar 04, 2013 3:01 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8617
Views: 1390609

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Thank tha Police?

Edit: although, thinking along song lines, Dido's "Fuck You" is probably still funnier than Cee Lo Green's "Thank You"
by Radical_Initiator
Sun Mar 03, 2013 1:48 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28314
Views: 2530855

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

I did that for a short time when I was living in a dorm in college, but I had to use regular headphones, which don't work so well. I have yet, to this day, to find a pair of earbuds that don't give me a headache. My ears don't seem to want to keep them in, and for some reason, they start to hurt my ...
by Radical_Initiator
Sun Mar 03, 2013 1:36 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28314
Views: 2530855

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

I have kind of the opposite problem - anxiety and depression make it hard for me to shut down at night - can't sleep with my mind racing and roving over all the things I didn't do or forgot to do and all the imagined consequences therein ... pretty much instant insomnia. The one coping mechanism I'v...
by Radical_Initiator
Fri Mar 01, 2013 4:00 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Distribution of particles
Replies: 5
Views: 1340

Re: Distribution of particles

Would something like a radial distribution function be useful? Essentially, it gives you an idea of the likelihood of finding other particles at a given distance from a reference particle (but I think you could assume that this "reference particle" is just the origin of a system); it can a...
by Radical_Initiator
Fri Mar 01, 2013 12:08 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8617
Views: 1390609

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

broken_escalator wrote:Do you have a buffalo nickel?

Do you always hang in a buffalo stance?
by Radical_Initiator
Tue Feb 26, 2013 4:58 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Need some thermodynamics help
Replies: 4
Views: 1167

Re: Need some thermodynamics help

I'm confused, why is the last term negligible? As I see it, the last term yields around 3kJ. Obviously I'm missing a factor 1000 somewhere, but I can't see quite where... Using your values, the molar volume is (.061 kg/mol) / (1.188 kg/dm^3) = 0.051 dm^3/mol = 0.000051 m^3/mol . \Delta p = 6x10^4 P...
by Radical_Initiator
Tue Feb 26, 2013 3:26 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Need some thermodynamics help
Replies: 4
Views: 1167

Re: Need some thermodynamics help

So I'm trying to solve this question: Of a hypothetical fluid the standard Gibbs formation energy is 69.2 kJ/mol, the standard entropy is 437.2 J/(K mol), the molar mass is 61 g/mol and the density is 1.188 kg/dm^3. Calculate the Gibbs energy (in kJ/mol) at 34 C and 1.6 bar and this was my approach...
by Radical_Initiator
Fri Feb 22, 2013 2:54 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: John Cheese: Politicians don't understand poverty
Replies: 324
Views: 39764

Re: John Cheese: Politicians don't understand poverty

And his "poor does not equal unemployed" bit, where he admits that two thirds of poor people are unemployed....wow. Yeah, plenty of people are poor because of unemployment. Unemployment has a way of doing that. Doesn't mean the person is bad, but that's an entirely other issue. Unemployme...
by Radical_Initiator
Fri Feb 22, 2013 1:05 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: John Cheese: Politicians don't understand poverty
Replies: 324
Views: 39764

Re: John Cheese: Politicians don't understand poverty

That's not THE John Cleese, is it? His profile says very little about him, I'd imagine if he were the real John Cleese they'd advertise that (I'm not saying the author isn't a John Cleese. I imagine it's a pretty common name). Interesting piece nonetheless. But I was kind of disappointed after this...
by Radical_Initiator
Tue Feb 19, 2013 7:33 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 5322
Views: 731485

Re: Police misbehavior thread

You realize of course that Guerena had multiple prior felony arrests. During execution of the warrant, drugs, a ledger of drug-related transactions and a stolen car were also found. Nope, he had no priors and nothing was found in his house uh-huh. Guerena had been arrested in January 2009 after bei...
by Radical_Initiator
Tue Feb 19, 2013 6:50 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 13983
Views: 1888160

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

Someone should just remind the Repubs that if abortions were not only available, but free on demand, the '47%' of Americans that live off of welfare would shrink drastically and they could keep their jobs. While they're at it, they could remind the dems that if cannibalization were legal, they coul...
by Radical_Initiator
Mon Feb 18, 2013 5:51 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 5322
Views: 731485

Re: Police misbehavior thread

P.S. Since everyone loves to bring up Rodney King incident. Officers who beat up Rodney King received 32 months in prison and the left still trumpets it as a horrible injustice. Meanwhile, a battery on a police officer in California is punished by probation, fine or up to 1 year in jail (misdemeano...

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