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by paragon12321
Fri Oct 08, 2010 6:10 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Rally to Restore Sanity
Replies: 23
Views: 7071

Re: Rally to Restore Sanity

http://www.dcrallybus.com/RallyToRestoreSanity It's not as free as HuffPo's Sanity Buses, but there are buses all over the eastern half of the US. They all arrive Saturday morning, which is either a good or bad thing depending on how you look at it. Each bus needs 40 people to run, so tell your frie...
by paragon12321
Mon Aug 30, 2010 4:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0786: "Exoplanets"
Replies: 82
Views: 24745

Re: "Exoplanets" Discussion (#786)

Is this the Sagan Man alarm clock?
by paragon12321
Thu Feb 18, 2010 9:42 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Pick a number between 1 and 100
Replies: 74
Views: 7692

Re: Pick a number between 1 and 100

82

What do I win?
by paragon12321
Wed Jun 17, 2009 5:20 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Random bitstream! (000zerozero000000zero)
Replies: 1950
Views: 242691

Re: Random bitstream! (000zerozero000000zero)

1
by paragon12321
Sun Jun 07, 2009 3:53 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Vending machine!
Replies: 11568
Views: 1059224

Re: Vending machine!

You get the collective anger of 6 billion people.

I put in a calculator.
by paragon12321
Sat Jun 06, 2009 4:56 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Awesome Teacher Quotes
Replies: 1764
Views: 404985

Re: Awesome Teacher Quotes

In Chem:

(both students are guys BTW)
Student 1: I think I'm going to have *other student* as my debate partner next year.
Student 2: So are you like breaking up with me or something?
Teacher: Don't worry Brian, he's just doing it for the make-up sex.
by paragon12321
Fri May 29, 2009 9:09 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: ACT scores
Replies: 81
Views: 10934

Re: ACT scores

wow, no perfect scorers, I'm actually surprised... made a 33... on every section ¡This cheese is burning me! Just joined the forum, saw this, and had to check it out. While mine is not a perfect score, it certainly is the second closest thing one can get. English: 35 Math: 35 Reading: 36 Science: 3...
by paragon12321
Fri May 29, 2009 9:05 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Portmanteaux
Replies: 124
Views: 18231

Re: Portmanteaux

As soon as I left this thread, I saw this.

Ew.
by paragon12321
Wed May 13, 2009 7:31 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Time left after AP exams
Replies: 31
Views: 3149

Re: Time left after AP exams

US History- Class isn't technically AP, so we're still on Reagan.
Bio- FETAL PIG DISSECTION! It would have been useful before the test though...
by paragon12321
Sun May 10, 2009 8:30 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Random bitstream! (000zerozero000000zero)
Replies: 1950
Views: 242691

Re: Random bitstream! (000zerozero000000zero)

1
by paragon12321
Sat May 09, 2009 4:58 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: AP tests
Replies: 74
Views: 5604

Re: AP tests

I definitely did not like the APUSH's focus on pre-Civil War stuff (that's sophmore USH I in my school). There was one NAFTA question, then the next most recent thing was one question on Vietnam. Was there even one on Civil Rights? Everything we did this entire semester was more or less useless. I k...
by paragon12321
Wed May 06, 2009 6:54 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: University of Delaware; and other mishmash schools.
Replies: 5
Views: 882

Re: University of Delaware; and other mishmash schools.

The UD has rigorous hard sciences and engineering disciplines. It also has a large array of liberal arts and other fru-fru humanities. The UD has some pretty serious students who put academics ahead of everything else. It also has a huge population of Jersey kids living on their daddy's dime. It is...
by paragon12321
Wed May 06, 2009 6:44 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: AP Calc BC 2009
Replies: 17
Views: 2820

Re: AP Calc BC 2009

I'm in pre-calc now, but I've heard from many that all of the math tests were harder than the practice tests.

*gulp* (Bio and US History Monday and Friday)
by paragon12321
Tue May 05, 2009 7:28 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: University of Delaware; and other mishmash schools.
Replies: 5
Views: 882

Re: University of Delaware; and other mishmash schools.

Not all Jersey kids are spoiled party-goers. Just...most of them. (Possible UMD CompSci student next year from the McMansion-capital-of-the-world here)
by paragon12321
Tue May 05, 2009 7:14 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The 16 people barred from UK
Replies: 58
Views: 6157

Re: The 16 people barred from UK

The Reaper wrote:The list of the 16 "least wanted" includes radio talk show host Michael Savage, real name Michael Weiner.

Hilarious emphasis mine.
by paragon12321
Tue May 05, 2009 2:25 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Panic about your exam!
Replies: 77
Views: 5583

Re: Panic about your exam!

AP US History and Bio Friday and Monday. Seeing as I'm nerdy enough to be on this forum, can you guess which one I'm worried about? WAIT...BIO HAS ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY??? WHICH WE BARELY DID AT ALL?!?!?!? NOOOOOOOO!!! Just to provide equal time, our history classes start at the Consitiution (AP History...
by paragon12321
Sun May 03, 2009 2:31 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Random bitstream! (000zerozero000000zero)
Replies: 1950
Views: 242691

Re: Random bitstream!

0
by paragon12321
Tue Apr 28, 2009 8:01 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: SAT Prep Books
Replies: 5
Views: 701

Re: SAT Prep Books

Gruber's review guide is good for review, but only use practice tests out of the college Board one. And take a lot of them. AHHH!!! I had the worst experience with Gruber before the April test. Absolutely nothing on the practice test was actually on the SAT. I got a 540 on the practice writing (I g...
by paragon12321
Wed Apr 22, 2009 2:28 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Lies My Teacher Told Me
Replies: 23
Views: 3010

Re: Lies My Teacher Told Me

My AP History brought it up when we were going over Vietnam, specifically the 5 pics that are never in American textbooks.

I also have the American Pageant. It isn't half bad, actually.
by paragon12321
Thu Apr 09, 2009 12:09 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: SAT Scores
Replies: 241
Views: 37952

Re: SAT Scores

Math: 800
CR: 740
Writing: 740

I can finally get out of this hellhole...err...town.
by paragon12321
Wed Apr 08, 2009 11:50 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: What did they do to Velociraptors?
Replies: 7
Views: 1430

Re: What did they do to Velociraptors?

What? Its tail looks like a piece of wheat!

My life is now....purposeless.
by paragon12321
Sat Apr 04, 2009 12:41 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Does anyone have any tips for the ACT?
Replies: 14
Views: 1757

Re: Does anyone have any tips for the ACT?

Uhh...don't wait until the last day to prepare for a standardized test?
by paragon12321
Tue Mar 31, 2009 8:47 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Science teachers
Replies: 60
Views: 6518

Re: Science teachers

Is it possible that, as a general tendency, the bad teachers be the ones with a degree in education, while the good be the ones with an actual degree in science? (Am I being needlessly tautological?) It's possible. The AP Physics teacher in my school has a Education PhD (a waste of money if you're ...
by paragon12321
Sat Mar 14, 2009 7:32 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Pi Day
Replies: 49
Views: 6203

Re: Pi Day

Happy pi/SAT day! I had to be at my school for my tests; I woke up at 7:50. Thank god I'm close to my school.
by paragon12321
Sat Mar 07, 2009 8:12 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Words that no longer seem to be words
Replies: 99
Views: 17603

Re: Words that no longer seem to be words

I got this at the worst possible time, the essays of the HSPA (New Jersey's junior year pass-to-graduate exam). It happened on "always", "revenue", and something else. I was so sure that I spelled revenue wrong that I just erased it and wrote "earnings".
by paragon12321
Fri Dec 26, 2008 5:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0522: "Google Trends"
Replies: 131
Views: 25989

Re: "Google Trends" Discussion

I want Mountain View's website to be google bombed w/ "I hate this website"

MAKE IT HAPPEN XKCD!
by paragon12321
Fri Dec 26, 2008 3:10 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Who would win? [all VG villains]
Replies: 52
Views: 11346

Re: Who would win? [all VG villains]

THE GUY! (from I Wanna Be The Guy)

I win.
by paragon12321
Fri Dec 05, 2008 7:03 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Popularity of famous mathematicians by Facebook fans
Replies: 18
Views: 2445

Re: Popularity of famous mathematicians by Facebook fans

I really love the Wiles:0 right below the Fermat:438.
by paragon12321
Tue Nov 18, 2008 3:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0285: "Wikipedian Protester"
Replies: 116
Views: 40730

Re:

Aufero wrote:I registered just to say that I'd buy a T-shirt of the mouseover text:

SEMI-PROTECT THE CONSTITUTION


NO! Then George Bush would just have to make 20 constitutional amendments and wait two weeks and he could edit it however he wants!
by paragon12321
Tue Nov 11, 2008 9:28 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Starting to (VERY vaguely) think about colleges
Replies: 10
Views: 1260

Re: Starting to (VERY vaguely) think about colleges

Don't think about it yet. Just be glad you go to a school with an IB program *shakes fist*
by paragon12321
Fri Nov 07, 2008 5:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0501: "Faust 2.0"
Replies: 96
Views: 20959

Re: "Faust 2.0" Discussion

Who would want the devil's soul? I'm in it for the golden fiddles.
by paragon12321
Wed Nov 05, 2008 4:21 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: The 28th Amendment to the US Constitution
Replies: 235
Views: 25127

Re: The 28th Amendment to the US Constitution

2. If we require everyone to vote, I will abstain. If I'm not allowed to abstain, then your proposal is evil and instead of voting I will burn down the polling booth. I assumed the part where I said we always make sure we have an odd number of people would make people I was kidding. Mandatory votin...
by paragon12321
Sun Nov 02, 2008 4:14 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: The 28th Amendment to the US Constitution
Replies: 235
Views: 25127

Re: The 28th Amendment to the US Constitution

Section 1: Article II, Section 1, Clauses 2-4, as well as the Twelfth Amendment to the United States Constitution, are hereby repealed. Section 2: The President and Vice-President of the United States shall be chosen by a direct, popular vote of all eligible citizens that takes place on the first T...
by paragon12321
Wed Oct 29, 2008 8:25 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Awesome Student Quotes
Replies: 870
Views: 225058

Re: Awesome Student Quotes

"Wait...isn't Italy in France?"
by paragon12321
Mon Oct 27, 2008 7:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0494: "Secretary: Part 1"
Replies: 104
Views: 19820

Re: "Secretary: Part 1"

If the tubes are clogged, we just need to bet on some horses. NO! The lottery balls clean out the tubes. The horses go straight through, so they're not a problem. For anyone (probably almost everyone) who didn't get that: http://www.thedailyshow.com/video/index.jhtml?videoId=110008
by paragon12321
Fri Oct 24, 2008 9:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0493: "Actuarial"
Replies: 95
Views: 22276

Re: "Actuarial" Discussion

Am I the only one to notice Randall gave a Wilhelm scream in the last frame?
by paragon12321
Tue Oct 14, 2008 9:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0488: "Steal This Comic"
Replies: 347
Views: 54626

Re: "Steal This Comic" Discussion

Idea: The pre-condition for copying digital media is permission, correct? What if one day all the "pirates" all got together and wrote a letter (snail mail and e-mail) to all the major labels and RIAA asking for permission? Some sort of massive Word Mail Merge document. Make the companies...
by paragon12321
Tue Oct 14, 2008 2:52 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Bomb Threats
Replies: 48
Views: 4423

Re: Bomb Threats

I live in the middle of nowhere, and my high school still gets at least one bomb threat a year (one was on my birthday!). Our school's infrastructure got a complete re-do over the past year so we got a gas leak once too. And, of course, it was on LHC-is-going-to-make-us-all-die-in-a-black-hole day. ...
by paragon12321
Fri Oct 10, 2008 4:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0487: "Numerical Sex Positions"
Replies: 152
Views: 70120

Re: "Numerical Sex Positions" Discussion

Is i just masturbation?
by paragon12321
Sat Oct 04, 2008 2:25 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Mathematics and Beauty
Replies: 42
Views: 5655

Re: Mathematics and Beauty

EstLladon wrote:
paragon12321 wrote:e^i pi+1=sexy


So for you sexy=0? Hmmm...

Nerdiest sexual put-down I have seen. Touche. (too lazy to find the alt-code for the accent)

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