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by WendelScardua
Wed Apr 07, 2010 6:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0724: "Hell"
Replies: 184
Views: 75665

Re: "Hell" Discussion

skeptical scientist wrote:Yeah, someone should make tetris with a physics engine just to fuck with people.


There actually are some Tetris levels made on LittleBigPlanet. Even the best ones are hellish because of the physics.
by WendelScardua
Mon Mar 29, 2010 11:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0720: "Recipes"
Replies: 88
Views: 22795

Re: "Recipes" Discussion

Today's xkcd reminds me of "mezzacotta Café" ( http://www.mezzacotta.net/mezzacafe/ ). I wish more people tried those recipes :)
by WendelScardua
Fri May 22, 2009 2:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0587: "Crime Scene"
Replies: 100
Views: 20590

Re: "Crime Scene" Discussion

Randall loses 10 (ten) internets for misspeling "Mandelbrot". And loses 5 internets for not fixing it. :-(






Of course, he has already won so many million internets it won't make any difference... :-)
by WendelScardua
Sun May 25, 2008 5:50 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Brazil meetup
Replies: 88
Views: 18780

Re: Brazil meetup

Also, I mentioned Linguateca... there's the site: http://www.linguateca.pt/proc_comp_port.html See the address on the footer: Processamento computacional do português, SINTEF Telecom and Informatics Box 124 Blindern, N-0314 Oslo, Noruega Fax. +47 22 06 73 50 Why would they study portuguese in Norway...
by WendelScardua
Sun May 25, 2008 5:46 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Brazil meetup
Replies: 88
Views: 18780

Re: Brazil meetup

As I promised in the meetup, here is all the webcomics I read, not-so-ranked by preference: In english: [0] = Has alt-text (actually title-text) [1] = I keep reading the current ones, but never went thru the archives - I'm lazy [1.5] = Almost like [1]; except that I've start reading a long time ago,...
by WendelScardua
Sat May 24, 2008 4:31 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Brazil meetup
Replies: 88
Views: 18780

Re: Brazil meetup

Yep, it's the 4th, I guess...

Also, if someone likes games and have nothing to do 'til 7pm, today's #gamebar will be here: http://www.tequilaspub.com.br/html/localizacao.htm, around 2pm (yes I'm almost late :-) )
by WendelScardua
Sat May 24, 2008 2:21 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Brazil meetup
Replies: 88
Views: 18780

Re: Brazil meetup

How many people have already confirmed to go ?

At least one friend of mine, http://twitter.com/jess_ , said that she'll go too...

As I have another meeting tomorrow ( #gamebar , with twitter people ), I don't know if I'll be there 7 o'clock, but I'll try :-)
by WendelScardua
Fri May 09, 2008 4:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0421: "Making Hash Browns"
Replies: 122
Views: 36938

Re: "Making Hash Browns" Discussion

Xaith wrote:
suso wrote:Nice! You know, I don't recall Randall ever making a reference to a previous comic like that.


http://xkcd.com/188/ also made a reference to a previous comic.


And more recently, http://xkcd.com/368/ , that refers to http://xkcd.com/316/
by WendelScardua
Fri May 09, 2008 4:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0421: "Making Hash Browns"
Replies: 122
Views: 36938

Re: "Making Hash Browns" Discussion

LittleChrist wrote: And wouldn't the racket make french fries?


I've thought the same thing... (and as I didn't knew what "hash browns" means I've imagined it was something like that; had to look up on wikipedia to see what it really was)
by WendelScardua
Thu May 08, 2008 9:30 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Brazil meetup
Replies: 88
Views: 18780

Re: Brazil meetup

Also, count me in! _o/

ps: already posted about this meetup on twitter - other twitters/bloggers/blaggers should do the same :-)
by WendelScardua
Thu May 08, 2008 9:25 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Brazil meetup
Replies: 88
Views: 18780

Re: Brazil meetup

I guess only people from IME call it IME, while other people call it IME-USP...

(off course, as I'm from IME-USP, I call it IME as well :-) )

(oh wait)
by WendelScardua
Wed May 07, 2008 5:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0420: "Jealousy"
Replies: 151
Views: 35642

Re: "Jealousy" Discussion

I hate (where, by "hate", i mean, "love") when xkcd messes up with our feelings like that :-) It takes just two lines (the last ones) to change it from "sadness" to "lol", and then, like those optical illusions, the comic keeps going back and forth each other....
by WendelScardua
Fri Apr 18, 2008 2:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0411: "Techno"
Replies: 150
Views: 37726

Re: "Techno" Discussion

muffin of doom wrote:I actually have a techno version of Pachelbel's Canon on my computer at home. As I recall, all they did was add a faster rhythm line over the original music.


Now I *have* to look for that... Hey, there's a lot of results for Pachelbel Canon Techno on youtube...
by WendelScardua
Fri Apr 11, 2008 9:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0409: "Electric Skateboard (Double Comic)"
Replies: 160
Views: 36853

Re: "Electric Skateboard (Double Comic)" Discussion

quintopia wrote:The skateboard is accurate. Looks like the ones people on campus use. Does Randall have one?


read. the. blag. now. (also, you get free extra comics with that :-) )
by WendelScardua
Sat Mar 29, 2008 10:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0404: "404 - Not Found"
Replies: 58
Views: 7989

Re: comic #404

Tenebrais wrote:It gives me a 404 for any comic I try that doesn't exist, not just #404.


Whoosh!

"It's a bird ! It's a plane ! No, it's ... a joke! "
by WendelScardua
Sat Mar 01, 2008 6:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0390: "Nightmares"
Replies: 214
Views: 45612

Re: "Nightmares" Discussion

This comic reminded me something: I rarely remember my dreams, but the ones that I do recall are very, very strange...

I even had a nightmare about a criticality accident ! (how many people could say that ?)
by WendelScardua
Thu Feb 07, 2008 4:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0380: "Emoticon"
Replies: 164
Views: 49656

Re: "Emoticon" discussion

I, for one, could assimilate de "basilisk = snake" not because of Harry Potter (I didn't even remember there was a basilisk there until someone mentioned it here, ^^;;; ), but because of Final Fantasy XII: http://finalfantasy.wikia.com/wiki/Basilisk_(Final_Fantasy_XII) (and it's just becau...
by WendelScardua
Wed Feb 06, 2008 1:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0380: "Emoticon"
Replies: 164
Views: 49656

Re: "Emoticon" discussion

So that "Parrot" Fractal should make my brain enter in a deadlock ? I don't think that is possi
by WendelScardua
Wed Feb 06, 2008 10:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0380: "Emoticon"
Replies: 164
Views: 49656

Re: "Emoticon" discussion

Am I the only one who noticed the Basilisk's nickname (bslsk05) was related to "basilisk" before even reading the rest of the comic ? (and I still don't get the other nick, "nickm" )
by WendelScardua
Thu Jan 24, 2008 12:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0373: "The Data So Far"
Replies: 243
Views: 44396

Re: The Data So Far Discussion

(...) Let's just point out that repetability refers to other scientists replicating the experiment. You can run the same flawed tests several thousand of times, and consistently end up with the same flawed results. What is your point really? What, exactly, are the flaws? (...) He didn't said (at le...
by WendelScardua
Wed Jan 23, 2008 10:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0374: "Journal"
Replies: 178
Views: 33794

Re: Journal Discussion

VectorZero wrote:WRT todays actions, it seems a departure from man-with-hat's usual MO by initiating an offensive event, rather than responding to an obnoxious action.


Nerd Sniping doesn't count ?
by WendelScardua
Fri Jan 11, 2008 3:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0369: "Dangers"
Replies: 283
Views: 78290

Re: "Dangers" discussion

Elk wrote:Results 1 - 10 of about 119,000 for died in a compile accident. (0.16 seconds)


oh noes! (I also registered JUST to post this ~_~)


You forgot to quote the phrase. Now "died in a compile accident" has only 1 result - your post.
by WendelScardua
Fri Jan 11, 2008 12:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0369: "Dangers"
Replies: 283
Views: 78290

Re: "Dangers" discussion

xkcd existence is messing with all the interwebs...

"died in a blogging accident" has 1070 results now! (unfortunately a lot of them are spam)

And even the (then with zero results) "snake charming accident" and "haberdashery accident" have now 10 results each!
by WendelScardua
Fri Jan 11, 2008 10:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0369: "Dangers"
Replies: 283
Views: 78290

Re: "Dangers" discussion

What the heck is this? oriolescom.blogspot.com/2008/01/died-in-blogging-accident.html (not clickable I have no idea what that site might do) Please don't click on any links on that site... but the text is odd to say the least. And it seems to incorporate the accidents specified in the comic. Google...
by WendelScardua
Mon Dec 17, 2007 10:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0358: "Loud Party"
Replies: 146
Views: 25676

Re: "Loud Party" discussion

Trella wrote:(...) since something like this happened the other night when me and a dozen friends sat in a room enjoying eachothers' company when one of them suddenly had to go check his Myspace. (...)


O_o

The exactly same thing happened to me last night! ( except s/Myspace/Orkut/ )

-- Wendel
by WendelScardua
Mon Dec 10, 2007 5:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0353: "Python"
Replies: 241
Views: 57066

Re: "Python" discussion

i'll learn python when it can do this in as few lines: my@mname=('Jan','Feb','Mar','Apr','May','Jun','Jul','Aug','Sep','Oct','Nov','Dec'); for(grep/\/\d+\.(?:gif|jpg|png)$/,map{glob"$_/*"}@ARGV){ (my$newname=$_)=~s/(\d+)...(....)$/${\((gmtime$1)[5]+1900)}${\($mname[(gmtime$1)[4]])}${\((gm...
by WendelScardua
Sun Dec 09, 2007 2:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0354: "Startling"
Replies: 159
Views: 25646

Re: "Startling" discussion

If the 198X years are called "the eighties / 80's", how should 200X be called ? the zeroties ? the zeries ?
by WendelScardua
Thu Dec 06, 2007 5:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0353: "Python"
Replies: 241
Views: 57066

Re: "Python" discussion

Perl unfortunately requires using things like "my", "our", $, @ waaaaaay too much, and looks nothing like a language but rather an amalgamation of random symbols. it hurts my eyes to look at perl code. Well, some people can say the same about Japanese, "looks like an amalga...
by WendelScardua
Thu Dec 06, 2007 1:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0353: "Python"
Replies: 241
Views: 57066

Re: "Python" discussion

Someone mentioned Basic, and I remembered that I've spent 4 years programming QBasic at home ('97 ~ '01); i've recently "re-discovered" some of those programs and even put them online (I would link it here, if it wasn't forbidden). Then came the Computer Science undergrad: C, C, C (hey, so...
by WendelScardua
Wed Dec 05, 2007 5:08 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Brazil meetup
Replies: 88
Views: 18780

Re: Brazil meetup

Seeing that only two people posted, i guess there won't be any brazil meetup for some time...

But if someday we gather people enough, count me in ! _o/

[]s
Wendel
by WendelScardua
Wed Dec 05, 2007 3:29 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2417301

Re: POST HERE FIRST - INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

Hi people, Well, i don't really know how to introduce myself ^^;;; (yes, I'm shy, but less than IRL) My name is Wendel; I'm approximately 25 ($current_year - 1982) years old, male, and from São Paulo, Bra{s,z}il . That covers the irrelevant "a/s/l" thing :-). (oh, and my English is almost ...

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