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by Berge
Fri Apr 23, 2010 4:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0731: "Desert Island"
Replies: 119
Views: 29759

Re: Desert Island Discussion

What's bugging me is the alt text. I keep trying to read it as a re-wording of We didn't start the fire , and it keeps coming across as malformed. I'm glad you said this, because that was the first thing I thought when I read the alt-text. Edit: If you sync it up in your head so that the last bit o...
by Berge
Wed Apr 07, 2010 4:58 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: New Google Interface
Replies: 18
Views: 2933

Re: New Google Interface

Penny Arcade mentions the branding thing today: http://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2010/4/7/
by Berge
Tue Apr 06, 2010 2:23 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Bill O'Reilly pays marine father's legal costs
Replies: 62
Views: 6699

Re: Bill O'Reilly pays marine father's legal costs

When Bill O'Reilly thinks you're too far to the right, just how far from the pack have you strayed?
by Berge
Tue Apr 06, 2010 1:59 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: New Google Interface
Replies: 18
Views: 2933

Re: New Google Interface

Isn't it good for it to be a generic term? Sounds like pretty good advertising to me. Less than you'd think. If you send someone to the store for "Kleenex" because you have a cold, they're just as likely to pick up Kleenex brand facial tissue as they are any other brand of facial tissue. ...
by Berge
Fri Oct 26, 2007 5:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0334: "Wasteland"
Replies: 199
Views: 29652

Re: "Wasteland" discussion

This one reminds me of some of the older comics - that's a good thing. Along with a series of questionably legal maneuvers to save time at red lights, xkcd is also Stuff Like This, no?
by Berge
Tue Oct 02, 2007 4:58 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Strong Female Protagonists
Replies: 101
Views: 21945

Re: Strong Female Protagonists

The first book (books) actually that come to mind are the His Dark Materials trilogy by Phillip Pullman. They fit the scifi / fantasy bill perfectly, and they're fantastic.
by Berge
Wed Sep 19, 2007 8:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0318: "Nostalgia"
Replies: 144
Views: 34157

I remember when

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caused some speculation awhile back.
by Berge
Sun Sep 16, 2007 4:09 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Alcomohol Poll
Replies: 147
Views: 18875

Currently enjoying: http://www.courierpostonline.com/blogs/uploaded_images/ski2-745130.jpg I grew up next to this brewery. What a coincidence that it happens to be the best one ever. Long Trail Ales ftw - for sipping and enjoying anyway. When I decide to set phasers on drunk, its Southern Comfort 10...
by Berge
Thu Sep 13, 2007 4:01 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most Frustrating Thing Thread
Replies: 112
Views: 8959

Someone hit the nail on the head earlier when they were talking about being irrational, knowing they're being irrational and not being able to do anything about it.

Sunkist, your avatar and my sig are gonna go make out for a while, kay?
by Berge
Mon Sep 10, 2007 8:12 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Antipostify Your Facerity - For The Aesthetically Unpleasing
Replies: 490
Views: 57717

Shadow Tyrant wrote:I win. >_>

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[It's quite a few years old.]


"Scrolling Scrolling Scrolling OHMYGOD"
by Berge
Sun Sep 09, 2007 3:30 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I'd never heard of a "hooka" before...
Replies: 71
Views: 6946

On a kinda related note: How the fuck does one do a smoke ring? Srsly. I can never pull it off. Something about gathering the smoke in your mouth first and then quickly puffing it out while shaping it? Thats the vague advice I remember from a friend a few weeks ago the first time I actually used a ...
by Berge
Thu Sep 06, 2007 4:07 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Jedi is the 2nd largest religion in New Zealand
Replies: 19
Views: 3145

lowbrass wrote:6) Learn the ways of the force in prison.... through prison sex.


Wrong kind of force!!
by Berge
Thu Sep 06, 2007 4:04 am UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Custom titles
Replies: 2761
Views: 259827

Things are looking grim for our hero. Tune in next week to see if he earns a title...or the scorn of the mods!
by Berge
Thu Sep 06, 2007 3:55 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Let's ruin songs with knowledge!
Replies: 782
Views: 68849

Sorry dude, but Delilah is probably getting it on with some other dude while listening to that song.
by Berge
Thu Sep 06, 2007 3:49 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Let's ruin songs with knowledge!
Replies: 782
Views: 68849

If Steve is walking warily down the street, brim pulled way down low, its much more likely that hes got a killer hangover rather than him being spoiling for a fight.
by Berge
Sun Sep 02, 2007 8:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: If Apple made a car... (continually "trendy")
Replies: 56
Views: 8195

ICDB wrote:Ever seen the Foxtrot with Jason saying "iThink iWill bSick" or something


That was going through my head right before I read your post.
by Berge
Sun Aug 26, 2007 3:15 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Animorphs (split from shapeshifting)(Spoilers)
Replies: 68
Views: 11430

I really enjoyed these when I was younger. I used "Ellimist" as my SN for everything. Near the end though I started feeling like the story had a "mass produced" feel to it, and that she wanted to move onto other stuff. And I hated that ending... But the Ellimist Chronicles, and t...
by Berge
Sun Aug 26, 2007 2:30 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Boat-themed motivation
Replies: 54
Views: 5419

"Its better to be in a boat with a drink on the rocks than in the drink with a boat on the rocks."
by Berge
Sat Aug 25, 2007 8:41 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Uh-oh. It's a Youtube party and you're up next. What do you show 'em?
Replies: 2153
Views: 750788

Zohar wrote:If meetings were like YouTube comments. Very funny. The end is hilarious.


At the end I laughed loud enough that my roomates came to investigate.

And the spam bots were priceless too.
by Berge
Thu Jun 14, 2007 4:06 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Firefox vs Lightningbear
Replies: 162
Views: 24176

Mozilla Seawolf'd!
by Berge
Tue Jun 12, 2007 4:31 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: And you guys hate MS so much
Replies: 18
Views: 4301

My jaw dropped when they went into the fulltext of the Dicken's book. It didn't come back up.
by Berge
Mon Jun 11, 2007 7:09 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: So I was watching Batman.
Replies: 48
Views: 6651

I remember that episode! Weird, because I think its one of the only ones I've ever seen.

I too wondered if it was true, but I can recall many instances of reading in my dreams. Myth busted!
by Berge
Mon Jun 11, 2007 7:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0275: "Thoughts"
Replies: 198
Views: 55472

It's not even just with parents, for me. If I meet someone of another race, I instantly have the most racist thing I could possibly say, on the tip of my tongue. Not because I'm racist, but because it is the *worst possible thing I could say*. Same goes if I'm around someone who's recently suffered...
by Berge
Sun Jun 10, 2007 10:10 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Pardon Paris Hilton!!!!!!!!!!!!1111
Replies: 118
Views: 20499

Mighty Jalapeno wrote:When people stop bringing up Jesus, I'll stop bringing up Paris Hilton.


I'm working on that one too, but no luck so far :cry:
by Berge
Sun Jun 10, 2007 10:08 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Pardon Paris Hilton!!!!!!!!!!!!1111
Replies: 118
Views: 20499

You know what would be great? If people just stopped talking about her. Was it P.T Barnum who said "I don't care what you say about me, just spell my name right?" Any mention of her name is good for her. Its disgusting how people eat this stuff up. If you really want to punish her, throw ...
by Berge
Wed Jun 06, 2007 4:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0273: "Electromagnetic Spectrum"
Replies: 222
Views: 75514

Where do hyperintelligent shades of the color blue fall on this chart?
by Berge
Wed Jun 06, 2007 4:48 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Uh-oh. It's a Youtube party and you're up next. What do you show 'em?
Replies: 2153
Views: 750788

slighly better then the average of violin players I know, but then again it was impressive that she was danceing Well, I doubt she was dancing during the audio recording or actually playing during the video. I guess I'd be more impressed if I didn't think the sheet music was readily available. Its ...
by Berge
Wed Jun 06, 2007 4:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0273: "Electromagnetic Spectrum"
Replies: 222
Views: 75514

I always used to wonder about something like that when I was younger. I knew that everything had a gravitational effect on everything else, but if you could instantly teleport one object (say a planet) from one point to another, how quickly would everything else in the universe be affected by its ne...
by Berge
Wed Jun 06, 2007 4:23 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Fahrenheit 451 not about censorship
Replies: 17
Views: 4728

Ahh okay. I was reading too fast and nearly had a heart attack when I saw that. I was wondering how he could have died and I never heard.

And yeah, just found that site. I have a feeling it'll come in handy in the future.
by Berge
Wed Jun 06, 2007 4:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0273: "Electromagnetic Spectrum"
Replies: 222
Views: 75514

Just noticed depends and tampax.

This comic is the product of a mind so twisted it is actually sprained.TM
by Berge
Wed Jun 06, 2007 4:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0130: "Julia Stiles"
Replies: 44
Views: 36898

I love MathNet retroactively, I was too young to understand its greatness when I saw it originally. That reminds me, I've been trying to think of the name of a show that was on at what I remember to be nearly the same time. Pretty sure it was on PBS as well...something about a mannequin who came to ...
by Berge
Wed Jun 06, 2007 4:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0273: "Electromagnetic Spectrum"
Replies: 222
Views: 75514

I'll start the obligatory call for a poster.
by Berge
Wed May 30, 2007 2:54 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Corrupt-a-wish
Replies: 26096
Views: 2560782

Granted. Your sword is now a lightsaber. You drop it and it bores its way towards the Earth's core,

I wish I could reverse the effect gravity had on other people for a few seconds.
by Berge
Wed May 30, 2007 6:08 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Corrupt-a-wish
Replies: 26096
Views: 2560782

Granted. But somehow all the maple syrup in Canada spontaneously reverses the shrinking process that was applied toe whole country, leaving you in a bit of a sticky wicket.

I wish I had a thought interface with my computer.
by Berge
Wed May 30, 2007 5:26 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: A real water world (merged with "a big ball of water")
Replies: 154
Views: 39777

I know. Italicized "I" was supposed to convey that I wished to be the one performing the action even though someone already had.

Or did you somehow not pick up on that subtext from a single tiny character? Shucks, how obvious do I have to get here?
by Berge
Wed May 30, 2007 5:19 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Corrupt-a-wish
Replies: 26096
Views: 2560782

Granted. Your exams are also over. You went through the rest of the process on autopilot. A random grade will be generated for each.

I wish I had a perfect memory.
by Berge
Wed May 30, 2007 5:01 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: A real water world (merged with "a big ball of water")
Replies: 154
Views: 39777

The folks on the USS Voyager had to deal with just that when they came across the Moneans You certainly ruined my wish of ruining his wish of originality. !@#^ I spent 8 minutes looking up that episode, so I could rain on his all water planet parade. Should have read the rest of the topic first!
by Berge
Wed May 30, 2007 4:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0270: "Merlin"
Replies: 51
Views: 21436

0270: "Merlin"

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/merlin.png Alt text: I mean, the black-and-white stuff was running backward, but it hardly mattered to the story. I love Merlin stories. And trying to picture that sort of worldview. Would he hear people talking backwards, and have to speak backwards in order to be under...
by Berge
Mon May 28, 2007 1:41 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Chess: game 3
Replies: 38
Views: 10730

As soon as UmbrageOfSnow finds this there will be no shortage of moves. I'll bring it to his attention.

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