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by patzer
Wed Jan 17, 2018 1:07 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: What is in Your Clipboard?
Replies: 3472
Views: 488229

Re: What is in Your Clipboard?

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 c6 4. e3 Nf6 5. Nf3 Nbd7 6. Qc2 Be7 7. Bd3 dxc4 8. Bxc4 b5 9. Bd3 Bb7 10. a4 a6 11. Bd2 Rc8 12. axb5 cxb5 13. Qb1 Qc7 14. e4 h6 15. O-O O-O 16. Rc1 Qb6 17. h3 Rfd8 18. Be3 Ba8 19. Qa2 b4 20. Na4 Qa5 21. Rxc8 Rxc8 22. Qb1 Qd8 23. b3 a5 24. Nb2 Nb8 25. Ne5 Nfd7 26. Nxd7 Nxd7 2...
by patzer
Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:51 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One Letter Word Game
Replies: 1877
Views: 117187

Re: One Letter Word Game

minty
by patzer
Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:54 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Word association, rounded to the following letter
Replies: 684
Views: 57084

Re: Word association, rounded to the following letter

Water - wet - dry - Xeric
by patzer
Mon Jan 15, 2018 1:39 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Collatz Counting
Replies: 1149
Views: 45214

Re: Collatz Counting

157466
by patzer
Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:00 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Collatz Counting
Replies: 1149
Views: 45214

Re: Collatz Counting

209954
by patzer
Sat Jan 13, 2018 5:30 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Collatz Counting
Replies: 1149
Views: 45214

Re: Collatz Counting

139969
by patzer
Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:01 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Broken Picture Telephone
Replies: 365
Views: 74538

Re: Broken Picture Telephone

Text

Spoiler:
2.5 red rectangles and half a banana are in a black hole; another rectangle is nearby. Two children from the Gravity Falls cartoon observe the situation in abject terror.
by patzer
Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:57 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: What is in Your Clipboard?
Replies: 3472
Views: 488229

Re: What is in Your Clipboard?

NEW CIA DOCUMENTS SHOW JORDAN'S KING HUSSEIN HAD LOVECHILD WITH AMERICAN JEWISH ACTRESS
by patzer
Sun Jan 07, 2018 11:37 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Psychic the next poster
Replies: 1730
Views: 63721

Re: Psychic the next poster

I have used it before, but don't do so regularly.

You've been on a train this year.
by patzer
Sun Jan 07, 2018 11:34 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Word association, rounded to the following letter
Replies: 684
Views: 57084

Re: Word association, rounded to the following letter

Kabbalah - Judaism - Islam - Salaam - Arabic - Levantine
by patzer
Sat Jan 06, 2018 9:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0893: "65 Years"
Replies: 216
Views: 58061

Re: 0893: "65 Years"

John Young has sadly passed away.
by patzer
Sat Jan 06, 2018 8:39 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: What is in Your Clipboard?
Replies: 3472
Views: 488229

Re: What is in Your Clipboard?

“Chang'e padded slowly around the fountain, her eyes narrow, focused only on the mouldering robot. "You are not a Martian. There is no multicellular life on mars.”
by patzer
Tue Jan 02, 2018 2:13 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Miscellaneous Thread
Replies: 460
Views: 33482

Re: Miscellaneous Thread

I had this random little epiphany that Dolores Umbridge from Happy Potter series is named after umbrage.
It's the sort of thing that should be ridiculously obvious but I'd never realized until now.

Spoiler:
flicky1991 wrote:[b]pinging our resident Harry Potter expert
by patzer
Mon Jan 01, 2018 1:58 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Word association, rounded to the following letter
Replies: 684
Views: 57084

Re: Word association, rounded to the following letter

Yellow - Coldplay - Snow Patrol - Chasing Cars - Motorway - Tom Robinson - Radio 6 - Blossoms - Tree - Leaf - Nissan - Car - Bus - Train - Plane - Sphere - Ball - Billiards - Pool - Swimming - Lake - Beach - Hut - Garden - Gardening - Horticulture - Agriculture - Potato - Phone - Telephone - Telegra...
by patzer
Mon Jan 01, 2018 1:31 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Year-End Guessing Game (updated w/ WINNERS!)
Replies: 18
Views: 675

Re: Year-End Guessing Game (updated w/ WINNERS!)

Per instructions received in PM, I will now gloat a little. Hah, science triumphs over all (except slinches). I didn't just guess, I extrapolated from the progress made in previous months. That's how you (almost) win. Congrats! I nearly did the same thing. I worked out what the result would have be...
by patzer
Mon Jan 01, 2018 12:07 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Once a year, no more, no less
Replies: 13
Views: 913

Re: Once a year, no more, no less

Happy new year!

Current scores:

patzer – 18
flicky1991 – 5.2
faubi – 3.6
The Snide Sniper – 1.7
everyone else – 0

No more points available until January 1, 2019.
by patzer
Mon Jan 01, 2018 12:00 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Once a year, no more, no less
Replies: 13
Views: 913

Re: Once a year, no more, no less

Hi.
by patzer
Sun Dec 31, 2017 12:19 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Psychic the next poster
Replies: 1730
Views: 63721

Re: Psychic the next poster

I haven't got many clothes I bought myself, but yes. Like a nice striped pink and purple jumper I got from a charity shop.

It is 2017 where you are.
by patzer
Sat Dec 30, 2017 2:52 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20897
Views: 2362865

Re: Post yo' fehs

Well, I may be new, but I always post in these threads, so here goes.... http://s207129700.onlinehome.us/darryl/kilt.JPG So, the reason for quoting a nearly 10 year old post here is this. That was my old account. This is me this morning heading to church for Christmas Eve service. https://i.imgur.c...
by patzer
Thu Dec 28, 2017 11:42 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7322
Views: 550118

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Yep, I think I'd be able to get to the piano within 15 seconds.

A solid or liquid which has a density of less than 1?
by patzer
Thu Dec 28, 2017 11:30 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count Characters Edition
Replies: 556
Views: 64913

Re: Double Post: Count Characters Edition

551

Running Gag (1/0)
Image
by patzer
Thu Dec 28, 2017 11:21 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7322
Views: 550118

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Yes, the end of a pencil.

A piece of string?
by patzer
Thu Dec 28, 2017 4:35 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Positive Game
Replies: 48
Views: 1039

Re: Positive Game

I echo Pfhorrest's sentiment. It definitely brightens up the place a little bit more now that we have a Positive Game. I can't help but feel trans people are slightly over-represented in this thread though :P

Anyway, happy holidays to everyone here!
by patzer
Thu Dec 28, 2017 4:26 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: A new my number is bigger
Replies: 121
Views: 1956

Re: A new my number is bigger

φ
by patzer
Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:27 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: A new my number is bigger
Replies: 121
Views: 1956

Re: A new my number is bigger

1.3
by patzer
Tue Dec 19, 2017 3:42 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Thread Necromancy: Mexican Standoff Edition!
Replies: 73
Views: 8775

Re: Thread Necromancy: Mexican Standoff Edition!

I get two fortnights squared.
by patzer
Thu Dec 14, 2017 10:10 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Year-End Guessing Game (updated w/ WINNERS!)
Replies: 18
Views: 675

Re: Year-End Guessing Game & Knock Knock Jokefest

Knock, knock! Who's there? Anita. Anita who? Anita Doctor. Call me a Doctor. Anita Doctor, doctor, to bring me back to life... Okay, this is my last bump of the thread. If anyone else wants to post a knock knock joke, feel free, but I'm done. Another that needs a YouTube explanation for all the you...
by patzer
Mon Dec 11, 2017 4:38 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Psychic the next poster
Replies: 1730
Views: 63721

Re: Psychic the next poster

Yep. Four at the moment.

You like Knex.
by patzer
Sun Dec 10, 2017 2:14 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Every hour, on the hour
Replies: 12996
Views: 867262

Re: Every hour, on the hour

Three hours,
by patzer
Sat Dec 09, 2017 11:08 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Collaborative World-Building
Replies: 256
Views: 27065

Re: Collaborative World-Building

Sorry! I keep forgetting. Will try to finish the write-ups soon. For now, I've added names for all the countries.
by patzer
Fri Dec 08, 2017 4:33 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7322
Views: 550118

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

"At really small scales, things don't behave the way you'd expect them to". That good enough?

A good explanation of plate tectonics?
by patzer
Tue Dec 05, 2017 5:19 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)
Replies: 35721
Views: 1643853

Re: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)

faubiguy wrote:
patzer wrote:
flicky1991 wrote:
faubiguy wrote:Just making the obligatory post despite lacking anything in particular to contribute to the conversation.
Same.

Same.


Same, because I got 2 1 quote-notifications to this thread :P
by patzer
Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:51 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Are Proto-Indo-European and Proto-Austro-Nesian related?
Replies: 6
Views: 1122

Re: Are Proto-Indo-European and Proto-Austro-Nesian related?

Even beyond the excellent points given by eSOANEM, look at the proposed timelines for both language families. PIE looks to have been in its original homeland around 6000 years ago, and our best bet is that that homeland was somewhere around the north end of the Black Sea. At the same time, 6000 yea...
by patzer
Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:56 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)
Replies: 35721
Views: 1643853

Re: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)

flicky1991 wrote:
faubiguy wrote:Just making the obligatory post despite lacking anything in particular to contribute to the conversation.
Same.

Same.
by patzer
Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:35 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)
Replies: 35721
Views: 1643853

Re: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)

I was unaware of them, but that's awesome! seriously good! I also am deeply in love with: Mad Caddies Streetlight Manifesto the Toasters (old skool ska!) Mighty Mighty Bosstones Real MacKenzies Planet Smashers I just heard a song and it reminded me of this post by you. I'm sure you'll like it. :) T...
by patzer
Mon Dec 04, 2017 2:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1923: "Felsius"
Replies: 78
Views: 4797

Re: 1923: "Felsius"

I really don't understand the value of Celsius. Why hasn't it been replaced with Kelvin outside of the scientific community. It's better for everything except the range of day to day numbers and if we're going to claim that matters then Fahrenheit's makes me feel better. "20 degrees" is a...
by patzer
Sun Dec 03, 2017 1:34 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess The Next Poster
Replies: 22786
Views: 1385309

Re: Guess The Next Poster

patzer wrote:
ArguablyDerek wrote:
ArguablyDerek wrote:
patzer wrote:
ArguablyDerek wrote:Nada.

Flicky?
by patzer
Sun Dec 03, 2017 1:34 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess The Next Poster
Replies: 22786
Views: 1385309

Re: Guess The Next Poster

flicky1991 wrote:Yes!

somi?
by patzer
Sun Dec 03, 2017 1:33 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess The Next Poster
Replies: 22786
Views: 1385309

Re: Guess The Next Poster

somitomi wrote:
flicky1991 wrote:Yep!

patzer?

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