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by digitrev
Mon Apr 01, 2013 2:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1193: Externalities
Replies: 505
Views: 152840

Re: 1193: Externalities

Hoo boy. Alas, Randall won't take Canadian universities, what with their lack of a .edu domain. I'd be disappointed, but hey, free joke.
by digitrev
Fri Jun 10, 2011 1:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0910: "Permanence"
Replies: 121
Views: 34420

Re: 0910: "Permanence"

Legend of Zelda theme for me:

Win 7 desktop: Link
Xubuntu desktop: zelda
Ubuntu lapto: epona
Cell phone (bluetooth): Navi
Bluetooth headset: Tael
by digitrev
Wed Apr 21, 2010 11:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0730: "Circuit Diagram"
Replies: 254
Views: 101134

Re: "Circuit Diagram" Discussion

My first thought upon seeing this comic? Faerie's Aire and Death Waltz.
by digitrev
Wed Jun 11, 2008 4:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0435: "Purity"
Replies: 649
Views: 199581

Re: "Purity" Discussion

And I'm a math physics major. Masochists bridging the gap.
by digitrev
Fri May 30, 2008 4:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0430: "Every Damn Morning"
Replies: 184
Views: 37791

Re: "Every Damn Morning" Discussion

So goddamn annoying.
by digitrev
Mon Mar 03, 2008 5:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0391: "Anti-Mindvirus"
Replies: 377
Views: 84067

Re: "Anti-Mindvirus" Discussion

Bite me, Munroe!
by digitrev
Fri Apr 27, 2007 4:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0254: "Comic Fragment"
Replies: 92
Views: 31655

Tyrannosaurus raptor with wings. Scared yet?
by digitrev
Wed Mar 28, 2007 3:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0241: "Battle Room"
Replies: 199
Views: 68319

Guh. I read it first thing this morning and didn't get it. At least, not until I walked away from the computer and realized the horrible, horrible pun.
by digitrev
Sat Mar 17, 2007 3:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0236: "Collecting Double-Takes"
Replies: 159
Views: 64880

Huh. In the humour of "not enough money", I'm going to go with "Huh. I'll just take the knives."
by digitrev
Fri Mar 16, 2007 10:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0236: "Collecting Double-Takes"
Replies: 159
Views: 64880

Hmm. Now I think I'm gonna have to try it.

Though I'm going with a package of steak knives, a tube of KY, and a package of tampons.
by digitrev
Fri Mar 16, 2007 9:10 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Driving While Inshlocktipated
Replies: 10
Views: 6347

What do you mean, "See you later."

I hate that animation.

But that aside, this is a funny article. Seriously, you'd have to be mighty sloshed to make that claim.
by digitrev
Wed Mar 14, 2007 11:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0235: "Kite"
Replies: 53
Views: 17674

He's already done the pi comic. Just go through the archives. Also, I find that this comic is very much true. It's a bit of a contrasting situation. On the one hand, this guy is willing to take huge risks by climbing his extremely sturdy kite to incredible heights, probably risking death if he loses...
by digitrev
Sat Mar 10, 2007 8:09 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Diabetes, Dwarfism, and Homosexuality.
Replies: 118
Views: 15850

Right. I think I understand where Owijad is getting at. If I may take a guess, my interpretation of what he's saying is this: Diabetes, dwarfism, and homosexuality are, statistically speaking, deviations from the norm. In each case, there is a reduced quality of life for an individual who has any on...
by digitrev
Fri Mar 09, 2007 2:30 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Atheism
Replies: 781
Views: 107322

I'll be honest. I'm not an atheist. I was raised Catholic. I still attempt to go to mass on a fairly regular basis. However, I'm not what one would call, by any stretch of the imagination, an evangelical or a "preachy" Catholic. In fact, those types actually grate on my nerves. However, so...
by digitrev
Fri Mar 09, 2007 2:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0233: "A New CAPTCHA Approach"
Replies: 112
Views: 38469

So does that make me a heartless bastard for not crying at the Futurama one? Because I was touched, but I didn't see the whole thing, so that might've ruined it for me.
by digitrev
Mon Mar 05, 2007 6:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Whose line is it anyway spinoff.
Replies: 178
Views: 20348

Seriously. Dude, I saw it on TV.
by digitrev
Mon Mar 05, 2007 4:59 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Psychopath
Replies: 19
Views: 5798

Played it years ago. Still fun though.
by digitrev
Mon Mar 05, 2007 4:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0231: "Cat Proximity"
Replies: 180
Views: 47586

Heh. That reminds me of the "Bing. I'm a guinea pig." flash.
by digitrev
Mon Mar 05, 2007 12:52 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Whose line is it anyway spinoff.
Replies: 178
Views: 20348

Seriously dude. I saw it on TV.
by digitrev
Mon Mar 05, 2007 12:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0231: "Cat Proximity"
Replies: 180
Views: 47586

This is so true it hurts me. However, I'm going to say that with cats that aren't your own, that graph spikes at about 1/2 to 3/4 of the distance. Even closer if there's a litter of kittens.
by digitrev
Fri Mar 02, 2007 12:53 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Kingdom of Loathing
Replies: 19
Views: 5452

I hit my two year mark a while ago. However, I haven't actually done anything there for about 6 months. I was, however, a fairly hardcore ascender, if not a speed runner. I was so addicted that I actually skipped school on more than one occasion to adventure. Not to mention sacrificing sleep waiting...
by digitrev
Thu Mar 01, 2007 5:55 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Sinking dealie - read this again!
Replies: 6
Views: 3065

So the breath pressure is a linear discrete function of depth?

That is to say number of breaths = (depth in feet) / 20 + 1.

Correct?
by digitrev
Thu Mar 01, 2007 5:40 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Donuts Revisited [solution discussion]
Replies: 10
Views: 4021

Foogod wrote:digitrev: Not a bad answer. There's only one issue I have with it: Are all of the possible cases you list always equally likely to occur?


That was my assumption, but it could very well be wrong.
by digitrev
Tue Feb 27, 2007 11:24 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: A Game Related Math Question
Replies: 3
Views: 1990

Well, that depends on a few variables. For example, how long does it take to increase your resource rate? Does increasing resource rate disable you from further building? What is the equation of cost to increase your income? Are stages of the building paid for in block amounts (you give them all the...
by digitrev
Tue Feb 27, 2007 11:09 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Donuts Revisited [solution discussion]
Replies: 10
Views: 4021

First off, I'm going to make the following assumptions for clarity and simplicity. 1) Your position in the metaphorical line for doughnuts is evenly distributed. In other words, there is an equal chance that you are first off in the break room as there is for you being the last or even the middle. 2...
by digitrev
Fri Feb 16, 2007 3:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Comic sighting at TheDailyWTF
Replies: 28
Views: 9163

I don't get the "Human error is human error although human error is not human error"? It was "Humans error is human error, although human error is not human error". It means that the phrase "humans error" is a human error, although the phrase "human error" is...
by digitrev
Fri Feb 09, 2007 10:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: A few short questions about programming
Replies: 2
Views: 1384

A few short questions about programming

First off, who has ever heard of or used Powerhouse?

Second off, has anyone every tried to program something serious in brainfuck?
by digitrev
Fri Feb 09, 2007 10:41 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Wrong number...
Replies: 92
Views: 14999

I used to get really random voice mail messages. They were all staticy, and annoying as all get out. I also used to get a stream of messages from some doctor's office setting up an appointment. I just ignored them though. I have been tempted to carry on a conversation with the wrong number though. I...
by digitrev
Fri Feb 09, 2007 4:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0221: "Random Number"
Replies: 167
Views: 26588

And now, for my amusement purposes, the same function, in Turing. function getRandomNumber : int return 4 %chosen by fair dice roll %guaranteed to be random end getRandomNumber However, having not worked with it in a while (Turing, that is), I'm not sure if this will actually compile.
by digitrev
Wed Feb 07, 2007 5:12 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: CSI Miami: Do they even know what they're talking about?
Replies: 40
Views: 13903

Mythbusters is an amusing show when bored. I do like it when they try to debunk Hollywood myths. Like a sword cutting another sword.
by digitrev
Wed Feb 07, 2007 5:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0220: "Philosophy"
Replies: 39
Views: 12055

I can't go to calculus drunk. ... Or can I? Oh, You can. See your drunkenness will be distributed to the class and their soberness will cancel it out so its like you never went drunk anyways. This is true for most classes, but not for calculus. Didn't anybody ever tell you you should never drink an...
by digitrev
Wed Feb 07, 2007 12:51 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: CSI Miami: Do they even know what they're talking about?
Replies: 40
Views: 13903

Regarding TV science: I disregard it, unless it matches up with things I've previously heard from other sources. The biggest CSI mistake that bugged me, though, was that stupid bomb one. They set up a test bomb scaled down to 5 times the actual bomb used, measured the blast radii, and multiplied by ...
by digitrev
Wed Feb 07, 2007 12:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0220: "Philosophy"
Replies: 39
Views: 12055

*thinks of all the people I have to link to this*

Especially all my friends silly enough, er, I mean, forced to take philosophy.

Also: I wish I had a squirt bottle full of vodka. Now I'm thirsty damnit. And I can't go to calculus drunk.

...

Or can I?
by digitrev
Wed Feb 07, 2007 12:24 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: You should be able to solve this!
Replies: 37
Views: 15120

For the 1=11, I'd go with a triple equals sign. That is to say, one is defined to be 1. >.>
by digitrev
Mon Feb 05, 2007 6:13 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: please can we all talk about abortions? that would be nice.
Replies: 920
Views: 120095

A few quick things I would personally like to say on the matter. Disclaimer: I have been raised Catholic, and have a very Catholic family. I still attend weekly mass. I plan to vote Conservative in the next federal election, I plan to vote Conservative in the next provincial election, and I voted fo...
by digitrev
Tue Jan 30, 2007 6:58 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2862671

I care a horribly large amount about what people think about me, but I act like I don't so that people don't try to influence me.
by digitrev
Tue Jan 30, 2007 6:38 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Flaunt What You've Got!
Replies: 110
Views: 18346

Doing the first year of a double honours Math/Physics with Co-op at Carleton University. That'll be about 5 years of education, at my rate. For those of you who don't know, it's located in Ottawa. If you don't know where that is, I direct you to Wikipedia.
by digitrev
Tue Jan 30, 2007 6:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0216: "Romantic Drama Equation"
Replies: 90
Views: 30319

On topic: what is the optimal relationship between x and n to result in the maximal number of both straight and gay relationships? If we account for a third variable of bisexual males, how does that complicate things? Accounting for both bisexual males and bisexual females? Off topic: as interesting...
by digitrev
Sun Jan 28, 2007 4:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0215: "Letting Go"
Replies: 141
Views: 44782

I just call mine "The Box". Keep it simple, and such.

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