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by Jofur
Tue Apr 02, 2013 3:08 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Southeast Michigan/Detroit Area
Replies: 43
Views: 77387

Re: Southeast Michigan/Detroit Area

Sungura wrote:I've moved to the south. Used to hail from Troy area. Missed me though.


Darn. There's nobody up here!
by Jofur
Thu Mar 21, 2013 7:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1183: "Rose Petals"
Replies: 51
Views: 16076

Re: 1183: "Rose Petals"

http://helenair.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/man-charged-with-getting-dog-drunk/article_1009591a-73e5-11e1-9ef7-001871e3ce6c.html Moral of the story: Your pet is not drunk if it can walk in a straight line, and maybe say the alphabet backwards. I guess if my friend Catherine were not drunk but r...
by Jofur
Wed Mar 20, 2013 1:22 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0037: "Supersonic Stereo"
Replies: 61
Views: 20672

Re: What-If 0037: "Supersonic Stereo"

Dryhad wrote:While everyone's focusing on the cabbages, am I overthinking it when I think that the shed is probably the little tool shed in one of the better know "satanic" reversals?


♫ "Ooooooooh, makes me wonder." ♫
by Jofur
Tue Mar 19, 2013 3:40 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Kerbal Space Program
Replies: 728
Views: 333368

Re: Kerbal Space Program

Hope you enjoy it! I sure do.
by Jofur
Tue Mar 19, 2013 12:50 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0037: "Supersonic Stereo"
Replies: 61
Views: 20672

Re: What-If 0037: "Supersonic Stereo"

If there's a bustle in your hedgerow, don't be alarmed now.
It's just a Spring clean for the May queen...
by Jofur
Mon Mar 18, 2013 4:49 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Kerbal Space Program
Replies: 728
Views: 333368

Re: Kerbal Space Program

SlyReaper wrote:0.19 is out. Not a huge amount of new content, but what there is is pretty nice. Rover wheels, re-entry effects, and new kerbalnaut animations seem to be the big things.


Gah! I am so excited to test this out. From my understanding there's some new structural elements, too.
by Jofur
Mon Mar 18, 2013 1:48 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15144
Views: 2625682

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

I have concluded from this that US employers are dicks and are behind the times. It's totally a culture things. That's why the UK people and Aussies can't seem to agree with the Americans. We (in the US) live in a culture where if you are not making them money, you are waste and should be fired. (to...
by Jofur
Mon Mar 18, 2013 1:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Randall: Get a grip
Replies: 108
Views: 16003

Re: Randall: Get a grip

superglucose wrote:I came here in my drunken, slovenly state expecting something remotely approaching intellectual discourse.

Now I feel like going back and playing League of Legends. That's how bad your OP was.


I think we were all here to say the same thing. (About OP)
by Jofur
Fri Mar 15, 2013 5:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1183: "Rose Petals"
Replies: 51
Views: 16076

Re: 1184: "Rose Petals"

Klear wrote:
WyldStallyns wrote:The Roomba IS "her," hence the alt-text.


Then who is he talking to in the alt-text?


You, of course!
by Jofur
Thu Mar 14, 2013 1:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90172
Views: 9092794

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

Snark wrote:Happy Pi Day, fellow forumites! I hope someone brings pie into my office.


Happy Pi Day!
That's about the only thing I miss about high school. The math teachers always brought pie for pi day.
by Jofur
Thu Mar 14, 2013 1:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Couch surfing
Replies: 52
Views: 11162

Re: Couch surfing

... Basically, my anecdotal point is that there is not a hostel or hotel in the world that will provide that sort of friendliness, hospitality and just plain awesome, completely free of charge. Couchsurfing is full of people who are tripping over themselves to make your time as good as possible, be...
by Jofur
Thu Mar 14, 2013 12:57 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: How space programs benefit us here on Earth
Replies: 36
Views: 5915

Re: How space programs benefit us here on Earth

But I don't think I'll see [...] humans on Mars [...] during my lifetime. Oh there is definitely hope of that. If SpaceX pulls of cheaply reusable rockets then they'll own the launch market. And they are committed to reinvest profits until there is at least tens of thousands living on Mars which is...
by Jofur
Wed Mar 13, 2013 5:31 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Randall: Get a grip
Replies: 108
Views: 16003

Re: Randall: Get a grip

Is it ageist to suggest that children have not, as a rule, come to terms with their own mortality? This is why elementary schools should teach philosophy. Existential dread is just as important as learning to read. Should "Notes on 'Fear and Trembling'" come before or after nap time? Befo...
by Jofur
Wed Mar 13, 2013 5:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1185: "Ineffective Sorts"
Replies: 180
Views: 63021

Re: 1185: "Ineffective Sorts"

ahammel wrote:It's pseudocode.


I like you. You get it. :P
by Jofur
Wed Mar 13, 2013 4:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Randall: Get a grip
Replies: 108
Views: 16003

Re: Randall: Get a grip

I think this is why Randall doesn't come to the fora anymore. :(
by Jofur
Wed Mar 13, 2013 4:13 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: How space programs benefit us here on Earth
Replies: 36
Views: 5915

Re: How space programs benefit us here on Earth

Don't forget solar panels. If photovoltaic is an option today, it's because of decades of heavy investment for space. But let's be realistic. Space is not the best place to put science funding. That money could be better used for medicine, generation IV nuclear, or many other things, and that's why...
by Jofur
Wed Mar 13, 2013 3:16 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Type the Sentence: No Backspace, No Peeking
Replies: 459
Views: 95096

Re: Type the Sentence: No Backspace, No Peeking

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by Jofur
Wed Mar 13, 2013 1:30 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15144
Views: 2625682

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

Somewhat. My grandfather, who grew up in the Depression, ingrained into me the need to never waste food. It's stereotypical to remember being told as a child to finish your plate "because there are children starving in Africa." I heard a lot of the same stuff from my parent's. However, lu...
by Jofur
Tue Mar 12, 2013 8:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Couch surfing
Replies: 52
Views: 11162

Re: Couch surfing

I'm a college student... so yeah, I would. :P Honestly, Couch Surfing is only sensible as a way to get plugged into locals and way to REALLY save money. If you can afford college, you have more than sufficient funds to not have to rely on Couch Surfing. My friend did it because he was homeless and ...
by Jofur
Tue Mar 12, 2013 8:33 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Couch surfing
Replies: 52
Views: 11162

Re: Couch surfing

hmm, I honestly have no idea whats thats like, so I don't know if thats somewhere I wanna go. I can Recommend San Francisco. You probably don't want to come this way. (Like I said, hosting opportunities are probably seldom if you don't live in a desirable location) I'd love to see San Francisco, bu...
by Jofur
Tue Mar 12, 2013 6:46 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15144
Views: 2625682

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

broken_escalator wrote:Gotta drink more sugar water to make up for the inferior hydration it gives us!


Needs electrolytes.
by Jofur
Tue Mar 12, 2013 6:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Couch surfing
Replies: 52
Views: 11162

Re: Couch surfing

I've always wanted to surf and host! The hosting is difficult as I live in an area nobody wants to visit. Try me! Well I'm in Rochester Hills, MI now (Near detroit) and I'll be in Flint in a few weeks. ha Also: I've got 5-7 days off soon and about $200 bucks after getting verified on Couchsurfing. ...
by Jofur
Tue Mar 12, 2013 5:41 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: How space programs benefit us here on Earth
Replies: 36
Views: 5915

Re: How space programs benefit us here on Earth

ahammel wrote:The Apollo program provided us with:

1) Pocket calculators
2) Tang

Totally worth it.


Boom. Case closed. 8-)
by Jofur
Tue Mar 12, 2013 5:25 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: How space programs benefit us here on Earth
Replies: 36
Views: 5915

How space programs benefit us here on Earth

I have been arguing with a couple of my colleagues about how space exploration and similar endeavors benefit humanity. They are telling me it is pointless, especially to pay for with tax money. Could you help me compile a list of how space exploration has helped make their lives better in ways they ...
by Jofur
Tue Mar 12, 2013 3:12 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Kerbal Space Program
Replies: 728
Views: 333368

Re: Kerbal Space Program

I'm excited to see a better model, fairings and all.
by Jofur
Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1173: "Steroids"
Replies: 156
Views: 33714

Re: 1173: Steriods

eran_rathan wrote:Heroin certainly is. Look at the Rolling Stones.


Hey-oh!
by Jofur
Mon Mar 11, 2013 6:03 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90172
Views: 9092794

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

I hate this silly clock thing we do. It's pointless anymore.
by Jofur
Mon Mar 11, 2013 3:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Couch surfing
Replies: 52
Views: 11162

Re: Couch surfing

I've always wanted to surf and host!

The hosting is difficult as I live in an area nobody wants to visit.
by Jofur
Mon Mar 11, 2013 1:54 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Kerbal Space Program
Replies: 728
Views: 333368

Re: Kerbal Space Program

So, if I wanted to do a group project, like building a space station, would I just send the persistent.sfs file to someone? Also, anyone want to do a group project? I'm game. I don't know if I'm as innovative as others, but I try. You can add me on steam. I currently go by Where Cacti Roam. (Don't ...
by Jofur
Fri Mar 08, 2013 2:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1183: "Rose Petals"
Replies: 51
Views: 16076

Re: 1184: "Rose Petals"

J Thomas wrote:
TimXCampbell wrote:It may be that we're over-thinking this.


Gee, you think?

Maybe?


You guys usually do. It provides additional entertainment... sometimes.
by Jofur
Thu Mar 07, 2013 3:58 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-if 0035: "Hair Dryer"
Replies: 100
Views: 32982

Re: What-if 0035: "Hair Dryer"

Whee! Limits!
by Jofur
Tue Mar 05, 2013 1:56 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-if 0035: "Hair Dryer"
Replies: 100
Views: 32982

Re: What-if 0035: "Hair Dryer"

Ahh... not going to lie, I sure missed these catastrophic 'what-if's. :D
by Jofur
Mon Mar 04, 2013 9:13 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Southeast Michigan/Detroit Area
Replies: 43
Views: 77387

Re: Southeast Michigan/Detroit Area

Greetings from sunny Rochester Hills!
by Jofur
Mon Mar 04, 2013 6:42 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8668
Views: 1797413

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Radical_Initiator wrote:Thank tha Police? ...


Help the police comin' straight from the underground!
A young chappy's got it good 'cause I'm brown!
And not the other color some police think
they have the authority to carry out inquiries!
by Jofur
Fri Mar 01, 2013 7:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90172
Views: 9092794

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

And I'm just another naive newbie!
by Jofur
Fri Mar 01, 2013 3:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1180: "Virus Venn Diagram"
Replies: 82
Views: 21040

Re: Virus Venn Diagram

This comic is nonsense. I don't disagree with the premise ... but ... It's a comic. It's not an infographic accompanying a comprehensive peer-reviewed scholarly tome on the subject. The premise, for most instances of "maybe it has a virus?", is true. It's funny. Laugh. What ctdonath said....
by Jofur
Thu Feb 28, 2013 8:18 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Wanted: Middle-aged couple for trip to Mars
Replies: 43
Views: 6015

Re: Wanted: Middle-aged couple for trip to Mars

I was obviously really excited to hear about this. Go everywhere. Leave footprints. Fill the co2 tanks and melt the ice for reactants. My hope is that by the time I'm ready to retire, a one way ticket to Mars is a major life choice, not a spot of fantastical daydreaming I was actually half-joking t...
by Jofur
Thu Feb 28, 2013 7:50 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Kerbal Space Program
Replies: 728
Views: 333368

Re: Kerbal Space Program

How difficult is docking? And more to the point, what sort of stuff is available for docking? Can I make a LEO station with detatchable fuel tanks for handing off to another rocket? Docking is quite difficult, but they have a special mode that's made it much easier. They have special cores and what...
by Jofur
Thu Feb 28, 2013 2:00 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Your last and next concert?
Replies: 438
Views: 200907

Re: Your last and next concert?

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