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by Popidge
Wed Sep 01, 2010 11:36 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Science Fiction: Body Parts
Replies: 89
Views: 9179

Re: Science Fiction: Body Parts

I find it hard to believe how many men have posted in this thread so far, and yet none of you has said the obvious "Massive Dong" choice would immediately be exercised.
by Popidge
Wed Feb 17, 2010 5:39 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: i'm "giving up _ for lent"
Replies: 31
Views: 3762

Re: i'm "giving up _ for lent"

Kulantan wrote:"giving up lent for lent" - 82,000
"giving up being a smart ass for lent" - 2

Heh.


"giving up meta jokes for lent" - 0
by Popidge
Mon Jan 11, 2010 1:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Laptop decoration: Do you do it, and which way is "up"?
Replies: 48
Views: 20922

Re: Laptop decoration: Do you do it, and which way is "up"?

Point of information for the Mactard OP: those of us who leave our laptops untarnished, are not necessarily on £2000 MacBooks. That is all. Judging by the fact the D, the E and the two L's on the lid of mine are aligned towards the 'hinge', I would be following that convention of "up" if ...
by Popidge
Fri Jun 12, 2009 11:04 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Dropping In: The Drum & Bass Thread
Replies: 4
Views: 2316

Dropping In: The Drum & Bass Thread

Ah, Drum & Bass, what do most people think when they hear the combination of those two words? Most likely "Oh me yarm THUNKA THUNKA THUNK BOOM TSHH BOOM TSHH RAVERAVERAVETHUNKA THUNKA THUNKA" And yeah, there is that side to it. But D&B is also so much more, and that's why i want yo...
by Popidge
Tue Nov 25, 2008 2:13 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your desk/where you are now. [death to 56k]
Replies: 155
Views: 18210

Re: Post your desk/where you are now. [death to 56k]

Here's mine:

Spoiler:
Image
by Popidge
Fri Sep 05, 2008 8:28 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Help me Name my (SomethingSomething)!
Replies: 64
Views: 5117

Re: Calling on the Geek Collective

Xeio wrote:
Azrael001 wrote:I couldn't resist, I'm sorry.

I'm not even angry

But I wonder if SecondTalon is....


Are you being so sincere right now?
by Popidge
Fri Sep 05, 2008 2:33 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: XKCD in the IT Crowd
Replies: 58
Views: 8898

Re: HELP "THE IT CROWD"

We need Moss doing something XKCD related... Geohashing? Kite Photography? eeePC Hamster Ball? And also some XKCD printed on the walls of the IT department. Maybe Roy wearing an xkcd T-Shirt [While you're at it, you could rename the program "the xkcd crowd"... or maybe i'll keep that one f...
by Popidge
Fri Aug 29, 2008 10:10 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Name that device! No, seriously...
Replies: 7
Views: 1271

Re: Name that device! No, seriously...

It may possibly be one of those things that reprograms the chip from an inkjet printer cartridge to return a full ink value when the ink level is normally too low for the chip to allow printing.
by Popidge
Fri Aug 29, 2008 3:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0467: "X Girls Y Cups"
Replies: 217
Views: 63294

Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

<x> Girls, <y> Cups Just made the b3ta Newsletter;
http://b3ta.com/newsletter/issue343/

In the "Sites in brief" section.

Haven't seen xkcd linked in the b3ta newsletter for a while, good one Randall
by Popidge
Sun Aug 24, 2008 9:10 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The 'it hurts my brain' thread
Replies: 81
Views: 7609

Re: The 'it hurts my brain' thread

Babamthegrunt wrote:I have to say the hate mail section is very entertaining though.

And provides evience that the whole site is more than likely a huge trolling attempt.
by Popidge
Fri Aug 22, 2008 2:44 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Favorite Perpetual Motion Machines
Replies: 105
Views: 12633

Re: Favorite Propetual Motion Machines

I think that this doesn't work because of some fundamental limits like the energy needed to open and close the aperture and observe the particles. I was thinking more it wouldn't work because we don't have little Gremlims. Heres mine, my dad and I discussed this one for a fair while. On a cars axel...
by Popidge
Thu Aug 21, 2008 11:22 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8673
Views: 1860501

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

sleepygamer wrote:Bored? Yes. Yes I was.

bnuh.png

Haha, the alt text makes that one.
by Popidge
Wed Aug 20, 2008 2:01 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Windows XP on Pentium 3?
Replies: 8
Views: 5039

Re: Windows XP on Pentium 3?

XP runs fine on a Pentium 3, i ran an p3 Katamai (498 MhZ, one of the early ones) with 192MB RAM on xp, and it worked fine, only a few memory issues. I then got hold of a box with the same CPU, but 512 MB RAM, and all i was running into was CPU bottlenecks on non-OS tasks (converting music or videos...
by Popidge
Tue Aug 19, 2008 6:30 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: PC-Mac Video Chat? Why is this so hard?!
Replies: 8
Views: 1904

Re: PC-Mac Video Chat? Why is this so hard?!

I believe Yahoo! Messenger is cross-platform, plus if either of you has windows live/MSN addresses, you can use them.

Although im not much of a fan of Yahoo!
by Popidge
Sun Aug 17, 2008 5:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Google Trends
Replies: 158
Views: 17535

Re: xkcd is bigger than NINJAS!!!

google trends shows how many people search for a term, not how many results it gives. I was replying to the "xkcd bigger than ninjas" thread (before it was merged into this one.) In terms of trends, yes xkcd is bigger than ninjas, i agree. My point was that the statement was true in only ...
by Popidge
Sun Aug 17, 2008 12:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Google Trends
Replies: 158
Views: 17535

Re: xkcd is bigger than NINJAS!!!

Results 1 - 10 of about 2,280,000 for xkcd
Results 1 - 10 of about 12,100,000 for ninjas

Are you sure?
by Popidge
Sat Aug 16, 2008 11:15 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: The Flood versus EVERYTHING
Replies: 184
Views: 48806

Re: The Flood versus EVERYTHING

Tell you what you wouldn't see... Flood Vs. Raptor Simply because The Flood know that Raptors aren't to be fucked with. And Raptors couldn't give a crap about little gribbly-parisitc things. But both know that Human = Tasty. I believe it's time to reformulate my Raptor/Zombie escape plans to incorpo...
by Popidge
Fri Aug 08, 2008 12:29 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: XBox Tech Support and RROD Support Group
Replies: 78
Views: 10881

Re: What game caused your RRoD?

Mine went RRoD last thursday... :( I'm guessing it was GH3, as it was working fine until one day, i felt like playing Cult Of Personality and it froze jut before the fretboard appeared. Tried again, froze on title screen. Tried again, froze same place as first time. Tried with another game (GH2 i th...
by Popidge
Sun Jul 27, 2008 4:16 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Actual Drnukenness!
Replies: 1358
Views: 345681

Re: The drnuk thread

oh my god i am so drunk right now, i really should stop drinking on saturdays, and give myself a break

- what me (and most of the posters in this thread, upon reading this post) are thinking
by Popidge
Mon Jul 21, 2008 9:52 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Little joys in life (Mrg: Little Things That Make You Happy)
Replies: 218
Views: 16635

Re: Little joys in life (Mrg: Little Things That Make You Happy)

Just found a new one! Staying up all night, then going to sit in a field and watching the sun rise. Like, this, but walking home at sometime betwen half 5 and half 6 in the summer. It's nice and bright, nobody is out, and for that moment, everything is just so quiet, so serene,... it's brilliant. B...
by Popidge
Sat Jul 05, 2008 4:19 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Forcing deletion of a file in windows xp
Replies: 5
Views: 1048

Re: Forcing deletion of a file in windows xp

You could pop in a windows CD and run chkdsk from the recovery console, which will check the partition for errors and might help recover the broken file/sectors.
by Popidge
Fri Jun 27, 2008 11:12 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Getting Audio from a Gamecube Disc
Replies: 3
Views: 1297

Re: Getting Audio from a Gamecube Disc

Best thing you could do is google some Gamecube Homebrew developing sites, and finding out the structure of a GC game on disc, and where the audio would be. Then, you would have to rip the disc and find the audio and extract and possibly convert to your choice of format. As far as ripping goes, i'm ...
by Popidge
Thu Jun 26, 2008 3:39 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hey guys! I'm gonna be a dad!
Replies: 41
Views: 5936

Re: Hey guys! I'm gonna be a dad!

Have you gone through the "Holy juddering buggery, me' bollocks bleedin' work!" stage yet?

Sorry, had to throw that one in.

Best of luck to you, you raise that child well, y'hear?
by Popidge
Thu Jun 19, 2008 4:03 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Anti Virus Software Discussion
Replies: 19
Views: 2251

Re: Anti Virus Software Discussion

Quite simply; http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/linux_user_at_best_buy.png But yeah, AVG is pretty good, apart form the link scanner. Unless you go around downloading suspicious files and opening all and any .exe you go for, you shouldn't really need an anti-virus. Anti-spyware is useful, but if you use c...
by Popidge
Sat Jun 14, 2008 5:44 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Reinstalling XP
Replies: 9
Views: 1476

Re: Reinstalling XP

There was a time when this was mandatory, now I'm not totally sure; if they have to send you media, there may be service or shipping charges associated with it. Yeah, HP charged me $10 for my discs. As soon as I got them I reloaded windows, let all the updates and drivers install (6 hours it took) ...
by Popidge
Sat Jun 14, 2008 5:42 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: A-Levels '08
Replies: 64
Views: 5413

Re: A-Levels '08

Only 2 exams left, both on Monday. Psychology and religious studies synoptic papers. D: Ack, synoptic content be the bane of my life! I've got lovely amounts of revision to do for Biology, most of which is unlikely to come up. Life's fun like that :D Think how i feel, i have 3 synoptic exams, over ...
by Popidge
Thu Jun 12, 2008 9:53 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Buying a Laptop for College
Replies: 37
Views: 4586

Re: Buying a Laptop for College

Going to throw in my two pennies here, have you considered a MacBook? For $2k, you could get yourself a 15" 2.4 GHz MacBook Pro (less, if you factor in student discount, not sure how they do it over there, but i got 12% off my Macbook (worked out about £100 discount) and £152 off the AppleCare,...
by Popidge
Mon Jun 02, 2008 10:16 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: A-Levels '08
Replies: 64
Views: 5413

A-Levels '08

Ah yes. Advanced Level GCE's (or A-levels, as most generally call them) are looming ever closely, in fact, i happen to have a Human Biology Exam tomorrow, one out of 10 remaining exams to be taken over the net few weeks. I then have an Organic Chemistry exam on wednesday, then roughly a weeks break ...
by Popidge
Sat May 31, 2008 9:04 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Winamp doesn't like being paused
Replies: 5
Views: 1023

Re: Winamp doesn't like being paused

Are you using the latest drivers for your soundcard?

If not, update them (try Creative's site for that) and see if the problem persists
by Popidge
Mon May 26, 2008 6:24 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Urban dead (GRAAAH!!!)
Replies: 444
Views: 42371

Re: Urban dead (GRAAAH!!!)

Just wondering, would anyone have happened to come across a charming zambah known as Zombie Feynman? Because that would be me. Searching for brains. And not string theorists.. It came to my amusement the other day to find one of your "xkcd.com" graffito's as well, made me hungry for some h...
by Popidge
Tue May 06, 2008 10:40 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Changing default view for CD/DVD drive in XP
Replies: 3
Views: 1140

Re: Changing default view for CD/DVD drive in XP

XP is and always has been a total ass for video thumbnails anyway. If you haven't got the proper codec fully installed (so windows media player can play the file), it'll take ages and/or hang terribly when it tries to preview media. It might seem a bit "round the houses", but you could dis...
by Popidge
Fri May 02, 2008 6:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0418: "Stove Ownership"
Replies: 148
Views: 30893

Re: "Stove Ownership" Discussion

The Tagger wrote:
EdgarJPublius wrote:5. Wait until bacon is cool, then eat
6. ???
7. Profit!



I have spent my 28 years on this earth trying to figure out Step 6. Alas, the great bacon mystery remains.


6. Goto 1

*Is eaten by Velociraptor*


Do Raptors like Bacon? Is this why Randall is afraid of them? Eating his Bacon?
by Popidge
Tue Apr 29, 2008 11:10 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Ubuntu 8.04 grub error 25 ftl
Replies: 6
Views: 2030

Re: Linux 8.04 grub error 25 ftl

So, it seems that any reply i find on a linux forums just makes me hate the idea that i did this more and more in the first place. The error on startup reads: grub stage 1.5 grub error 25 or something on those lines. Now im a total linux n00b. I am a dig user and hearing so much about 8.04 and want...
by Popidge
Sun Apr 27, 2008 11:56 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Partitioning my hard-drive
Replies: 18
Views: 3941

Re: Partitioning my hard-drive

For some reason, the Ubuntu 8.04 installers have displayed douchebaggery of the highest degree for me as well, i haven't actually been able to get 8.04 installed onto it's own partiton from scratch yet. Wubi worked great, but i got bored of that novelty pretty soon. Strange that Wubi didn't work pro...
by Popidge
Wed Apr 23, 2008 8:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Fora member birthdays
Replies: 753
Views: 107814

Re: Fora member birthdays

micco wrote:I was born May 5th 1989.


5/5/90 Here

You sir, are a whole year older than me, to the nearest calendar day at least.

18th soon, must say, i can't wait, especially as most of my friends have turned 18, i'll finally be able to join in the drunken debauchery.
by Popidge
Wed Apr 23, 2008 8:16 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How to trap a geek
Replies: 101
Views: 9427

Re: How to trap a geek

Yakk wrote:A true geek would build a tool to extract the item safely.

So such a trap would never catch a geek!


/thread i believe

Personally, i'm trying to resist a "Your Mom" joke here...

maybe some.. cake?
by Popidge
Tue Apr 15, 2008 11:24 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Skins
Replies: 63
Views: 9858

Re: Skins

I thought it was great. Better than the first series, really enjoyed it. Loved the way each episode was basically a character study. Not as funny as the first series but still with some great moments, and it was heart-wrenching at some points. In case you don't know; The 3rd series is going to be a...
by Popidge
Mon Apr 14, 2008 11:30 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Skins
Replies: 63
Views: 9858

Re: Skins

Reviving this thread simply because tonight's ending left the series on such a sweet spot. I know i want to see more of Skins because it is so damned good (best thing to come out of E4 for a good while), but i think it wouldn't be worth 3rd series. 2 was perfect. It was the best time to ...
by Popidge
Fri Apr 04, 2008 2:22 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: xkcd apparel in public.
Replies: 76
Views: 5364

Re: xkcd apparel in public.

See, I just have the "stand back, I'm going to try science!" shirt. It still has the nerd factor, but it's straightforward enough for people to understand, so I don't get any questions. I'm hoping to get it printed on the back of my Labcoat. And a small "No Raptors" sign on the ...
by Popidge
Mon Mar 24, 2008 11:34 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Let's ruin songs with knowledge!
Replies: 782
Views: 68462

Re: Let's ruin songs with knowledge!

You are going to give me up, you are going to let me go, and you damn well are going to run around and desert me.
You did make me cry. You said goodbye.
You lied and hurt me..


Spoiler:
Note to self: Take meme song, reverse lyrical meaning, add drums and guitar, market as new emo song, ???, PROFIT!

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