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by ycc
Tue Nov 08, 2016 12:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1756: "I'm With Her"
Replies: 446
Views: 99396

Re: 1756: "I'm With Her"

Go read about Duverger's Law . It is well accepted in political science that a system with our (the USA's) voting structure has a single, mathematically stable solution: a pair of national parties. This is dictated by mathematics and game theory. Until or unless our voting structure changes, the pr...
by ycc
Wed Apr 13, 2016 10:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1667: "Algorithms"
Replies: 49
Views: 12294

Re: 1667: "Algorithms"

Ok this is really timely for me. I am planning a trip to Europe and every time I go on a trip (solo or with others) I use a Google spreadsheet to manage the itinerary, bookings, packing list, todo's, and expense tracking to automatically figure out who owes how much to whom. Only problem is number o...
by ycc
Sat Dec 27, 2014 10:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1464: "Santa"
Replies: 62
Views: 13497

Re: 1464: "Santa"

Surprised no one mentioned this yet. A lot of the weight we eat in are lost to respiration. The carbohydrates combine with oxygen to become CO2 and H2O so you are literally breathing out the food. I don't think cookies have too much fibre so maybe Santa doesn't need to poop much from them?
by ycc
Tue Jun 17, 2014 1:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1382: Rocket Packs
Replies: 36
Views: 8334

Re: 1382: Rocket Packs

Obligatory Jetman video...

youtube(dot)com/watch?v=x2sT9KoII_M

I don't see any calf guards. :D

Rant: Why does XKCD forum think that any link to youtube is automatically spam? This is a normal video...

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