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by ElCarl
Sat Mar 30, 2013 11:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104593
Views: 28770678

Re: 1190: "Thing that keeps slipping into the future"

Soon, twice as many people will have viewed this thread as have viewed the forum rules!
Yaaaaaay!




...Wait a minute...
by ElCarl
Fri Mar 29, 2013 5:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104593
Views: 28770678

Re: 1190: "Things that be on my side for 600, Alex!"

Azrael wrote:
mybrainhurts wrote:C'mooon mods - still no replacement for TREBUCHET!?! :P

And this be the goodest way to make sure we never woll.


Perfect
by ElCarl
Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104593
Views: 28770678

Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

I wonder when this thr.ead w.ill have accrued double the number of views as the forum rules...
by ElCarl
Fri Mar 29, 2013 2:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104593
Views: 28770678

Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

Why do they not do this stuff on April Fool's?
Not complaining, it has certainly lightened this th.read up a bit.
by ElCarl
Wed Mar 27, 2013 11:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104593
Views: 28770678

Re: 1190: "Time"

It should be a real castle in the background.
by ElCarl
Wed Jun 20, 2012 10:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1071: "Exoplanets"
Replies: 154
Views: 33262

Re: 1071: "Exoplanets"

Eutychus wrote:
Qaanol wrote:This new comic 1071, being named “exoplanets.png” has broken comic 786, which was also named “exoplanets.png”.


Picture postcards of the old comic suddenly became extremely valuable.

/obscure?
/online substitute for picture postcard here


It's alright man, some of us got this.
by ElCarl
Thu Apr 19, 2012 2:02 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Learning Ability Test (Now Idiot-Proof!)
Replies: 13
Views: 5826

Re: Learning Ability Test

Meem1029 wrote:That is actually a very good point that I forgot to bring up. in some of the "find the next term" questions I just filled in the new values for the values that were above, even if they probably should have expanded.


Just did it, I did what this guy did as well...
by ElCarl
Fri Apr 06, 2012 2:59 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Favorite number sequences?
Replies: 24
Views: 2945

Re: Favorite number sequences?

Huh, never knew that. Neat. Did you know that if you use adjacent Fibonacci numbers in architecture, the result typically "looks" porportional and pleasing to the human eye? By "adjacent Fibonacci numbers" I mean if you want to build a rectangular room, if it's 13 meters lengthw...
by ElCarl
Fri Apr 06, 2012 12:05 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Favorite number sequences?
Replies: 24
Views: 2945

Re: Favorite number sequences?

Probably the fibonacci sequence... So many interesting things about it :) If you write down the sequence, then write down the differences between the numbers below it, you get the fibonacci sequence back out again! And if you keep doing it to a long enough starting list, you begin to get the sequenc...
by ElCarl
Wed Mar 14, 2012 7:24 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Rock Climbing
Replies: 168
Views: 87105

Re: Rock Climbing

Went lead climbing (learning belaying for it, and generally practicing) at Swiss Cottage today; really fun :)
by ElCarl
Thu Mar 08, 2012 6:38 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Rock Climbing
Replies: 168
Views: 87105

Re: Rock Climbing

Recently started rock climbing (nearly two months ago, once a week mostly) mostly bouldering, done a bit of top roping and had one go at a big lead climbing overhang, that was fun. Hard on the grip though! So much fun. Since the place I go to has some pretty um, strange, gradings (the instructor cou...
by ElCarl
Sat Jan 28, 2012 3:47 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: 10,000 pushups
Replies: 590
Views: 177738

Re: 10,000 pushups

2800+350=3150

Thought I'd pop back for a moment :P
Done over 7 days.
by ElCarl
Mon Dec 26, 2011 10:14 am UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: 10,000 pushups
Replies: 590
Views: 177738

Re: 10,000 pushups

2140+23=2163

Away from home and my weights, so doing some Christmas pushups :p
by ElCarl
Fri Dec 16, 2011 12:50 am UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: What songs do you listen to when you run/workout?
Replies: 43
Views: 14603

Re: What songs do you listen to when you run/workout?

My normal playlist really, which consists of mainly old rock - Zeppelin, The Who, Bad Company, BOC, CCR, CSN&Y, Deep Purple, The Eagles, ELO... The list goes on for a while. For running, I find that "Across The Border" by ELO makes me absolutely kill myself at the start of a fast 1 mil...
by ElCarl
Sat Nov 19, 2011 9:32 am UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: 10,000 pushups
Replies: 590
Views: 177738

Re: 10,000 pushups

Nope.

9,735+10=9,745

Going away for the weekend so will probably miss the 10,000 :(
by ElCarl
Tue Nov 15, 2011 3:51 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Personal Records
Replies: 159
Views: 51770

Re: Personal Records

Only got a few, and no weights stuff. :( Pushups: 45 Pullups: 11 Bodyweight Squats: 100 (Not certain this is max... Stopped myself rather than going to failure) These are going up all the time, since I'm doing a few programmes focused on them :) 1 mile: ~6:40 Not going down... I hate running :? Goin...
by ElCarl
Sun Oct 09, 2011 1:15 am UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: BIKE 10,000 miles
Replies: 261
Views: 130328

Re: BIKE 10,000 miles

16.5+15=31.5

Velodrome session a few days ago, was pretty good :)
Hopefully this thread won't take too long to complete if we get a bunch more people to join in :P
by ElCarl
Sun Sep 11, 2011 10:33 am UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: 10,000 pushups
Replies: 590
Views: 177738

Re: 10,000 pushups

Can I start with a known quantity from my past? During a seven week school vacation I did 100 pushups every hour, on the hour, 10 times a day. That's 10x100x7x7 = 49000. Last time I tried, several months ago, I got to 40 something before I could not breath, count or see straight. Not bad for the fi...
by ElCarl
Sun Sep 11, 2011 1:45 am UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: 10,000 pushups
Replies: 590
Views: 177738

Re: 10,000 pushups

9,333+100=9,433

PT: 3,350
by ElCarl
Sun Sep 11, 2011 1:45 am UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: 10,000 pushups
Replies: 590
Views: 177738

Re: 10,000 pushups

9,333+100=9,433

PT: 3,350

Doing a lot more pushups than I'm logging here... :P
Having a lot of fun on Fitocracy though :)
by ElCarl
Sun Sep 04, 2011 12:39 am UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: 10,000 pushups
Replies: 590
Views: 177738

Re: 10,000 pushups

9,173+40=9,213

Morning workout.
With my other morning exercises, it earns me a nice round 100 points :p

PT: 3,250
by ElCarl
Thu Sep 01, 2011 4:07 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: 10,000 pushups
Replies: 590
Views: 177738

Re: 10,000 pushups

9,040 + 133 = 9,173

Being the final day of the xkcd challenge on fitocracy is pushing me pretty hard - most of these pushups were with 10kg of weights on my back.

PT: 3,210
by ElCarl
Wed Aug 24, 2011 11:07 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: 10,000 pushups
Replies: 590
Views: 177738

Re: 10,000 pushups

Pretty good :D
Got me from 25 to 42, so that's pretty effective :P
+12 first week, +5 following week.

8925+20=8945

PT: 3,077
by ElCarl
Wed Aug 24, 2011 9:48 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Twins in a Maze
Replies: 81
Views: 18225

Re: Twins in a Maze

The puzzle statement specifically mentions "twins" rather than "clones": so we may assume that my twin and I both know which of us is older. Now, when we were little, our mother told us that if we got separated from her we should stay still and not run around looking for her: sh...
by ElCarl
Wed Aug 24, 2011 8:46 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: 10,000 pushups
Replies: 590
Views: 177738

Re: 10,000 pushups

Felltir wrote:8840+50=8890

Any fitocracy invites going? :P


Sure. PM me your email :)

Also, because one can't post without doing pushups: :P

8890+15=8905

PT: 3,057
by ElCarl
Tue Aug 23, 2011 12:54 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: 10,000 pushups
Replies: 590
Views: 177738

Re: 10,000 pushups

8798+42=8840

Aaarghhhh... 42 one set max.
Now I'm starting the Convict Conditioning course thing, and I've decided to start right from the beginning.
So I probably won't be posting here for a while :(
You should totally join fitocracy though :P

PT: 3,042
by ElCarl
Sat Aug 20, 2011 12:09 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: 10,000 pushups
Replies: 590
Views: 177738

Re: 10,000 pushups

To correct me missing a post:

8595+221=8798

PT: 3,000

Hit 3,000 total personal pushups :D
by ElCarl
Fri Aug 19, 2011 9:07 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: 10,000 pushups
Replies: 590
Views: 177738

Re: 10,000 pushups

Not too much further to what? :D

8434+91=8525

221/221

PT: 2,792
by ElCarl
Fri Aug 19, 2011 7:01 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: 10,000 pushups
Replies: 590
Views: 177738

Re: 10,000 pushups

8388+26=8414

130/221

PT: 2,701


Man, fitocracy has dominated today - kept me from my program :roll:
However, I have done a hell of a lot of fitness stuff in general :P
And I will catch up on my pushups today.
My profile on Fitocracy is ElCarl btw.
by ElCarl
Fri Aug 19, 2011 8:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0940: "Oversight"
Replies: 102
Views: 31273

Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Signed up... The majority of my exercises are going to be pushups - I will finish the 10,000 pushups thread!
by ElCarl
Thu Aug 18, 2011 1:22 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: 10,000 pushups
Replies: 590
Views: 177738

Re: 10,000 pushups

8074+ 192 = 8266 216/240 PT: 2,573 I dunno, it was less muscles than my natural laziness... :? ................................................................................. 8266+ 104 = 8370 104/221 PT: 2,677 Just signed up to Fitocracy, the site that the new comic is talking about... :D I'm ElCa...
by ElCarl
Thu Aug 18, 2011 12:21 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: 10,000 pushups
Replies: 590
Views: 177738

Re: 10,000 pushups

8050+24=8074

Today is 24 every hour... I'm far happier with this than I was with yesterday :P

24/216

PT: 2,405
by ElCarl
Wed Aug 17, 2011 2:53 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: 10,000 pushups
Replies: 590
Views: 177738

Re: 10,000 pushups

7926+121=8047

Well, that 1,000 took two days :D

PT: 2,381

I just couldn't keep to the program today - every 15 minutes was just too often, especially the day after the 20 minute one... I just want to rest :cry:
Less actual muscle fatigue, more can't force myself to stop 4 times an hour...
by ElCarl
Tue Aug 16, 2011 7:59 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: 10,000 pushups
Replies: 590
Views: 177738

Re: 10,000 pushups

7421+ 320 = 7741 There is a very special kind of hell for those who mess up the numbers. :evil: I'm going to have to do 9 extra at some point to compensate for that! Or... I could do one less pushup! Hooray! Also, Mishrak, you replied without doing any pushups... You will be punished :twisted: 720/...
by ElCarl
Tue Aug 16, 2011 8:45 am UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: 10,000 pushups
Replies: 590
Views: 177738

Re: 10,000 pushups

7000+400=7400

Only 400/720 done... Man this is tough :o
I think I'm going to have two 1-hour breaks... Still 12 hours of pushups, just spread over 14 hours :)
And this next 1,000 (7 to 8 ) is gonna take under two days from me alone... :shock:

Personal Total: 1,797
by ElCarl
Mon Aug 15, 2011 11:09 am UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: 10,000 pushups
Replies: 590
Views: 177738

Re: 10,000 pushups

Hooray! 37 on my 100% test :)

6791+209=7000

And that's 7,000!
The last 1,000 only took 4 days :D

So, tomorrow is 20 every 20 minutes... :shock:
by ElCarl
Sun Aug 14, 2011 3:44 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: 10,000 pushups
Replies: 590
Views: 177738

Re: 10,000 pushups

I'm doing it in Texas where it's bloody 105 every evening until the sun sets. It will get better during the fall when it cools off but yeah, it's generally fairly hot. I did a 30.5 mile ride yesterday (saturday) morning but I did it about .8mph average faster than I've ever done it so my legs are f...
by ElCarl
Sun Aug 14, 2011 10:05 am UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: 10,000 pushups
Replies: 590
Views: 177738

Re: 10,000 pushups

:(
Yeah, you definitely need to do more pushups :P
Rest day for me. One day to (half of) the moment of truth. :D

6726+25=6751
by ElCarl
Sun Aug 14, 2011 1:21 am UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: 10,000 pushups
Replies: 590
Views: 177738

Re: 10,000 pushups

6666+10=6676

Yes, I'm happy... But now I had to do more pushups so that I could post this reply.
And it's 2am over here. :evil:
by ElCarl
Sun Aug 14, 2011 12:38 am UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: 10,000 pushups
Replies: 590
Views: 177738

Re: 10,000 pushups

6630+6=6636

If we don't hit 6666 I'll be disappointed... Don't let that happen :D

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