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by opal
Fri Jan 16, 2015 6:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1474: "Screws"
Replies: 96
Views: 40549

Re: 1474: "Screws"

Everyone has had some nasty experiences with mostly propriety screw heads. - Phillips is not a Phillips but a old-Norm Cross (which still is out there a lot, and why shouldn't it ?) (Also I don't get the Phillip's head joke at the end) - Cursed -1 Phillips might be a Phillips, a ruined Phillips or a...
by opal
Mon Nov 14, 2011 8:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0977: "Map Projections"
Replies: 353
Views: 138056

Re: 0977: "Map Projections"

when i first saw a soviet map of the world as a kid, which was represented in "polar projection" meaning the north looked like "nearly everything in the northern world is the soviet union" and the south locked like "nearly everything down here is water" i realised in a ...
by opal
Fri Jul 09, 2010 12:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0763: "Workaround"
Replies: 166
Views: 40768

Re: "Workaround" discussion

true story: i once worked in a museum , they had an elderly man, who worked in the evenings, boss wanted him to "shut the customer PC down, before closing" as he did not now what to do, his workaround was simple: pull the main power-plug! Boss asked me to explain "shutting down" ...
by opal
Mon Oct 12, 2009 1:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0648: "Fall Foliage"
Replies: 85
Views: 17155

Re: "Fall Foliage" Discussion

True story: at this moment im attending this 4 week photoshop training, while beeing in the last and so called project week the task beeing: find one picture of nature on the net, and transform it to 4 of the 4 seasons, i happend to work on my harvest picture, whitch has been a spring picture before...
by opal
Wed Aug 12, 2009 6:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0622: "Haiku Proof"
Replies: 126
Views: 42131

Re: "Haiku Proof" discussion

halucinated one summers morning, stayed awake for a friend. (also 48 hours is a pretty good guess; might have been somthing arround 53, when everthing started coming alive, and i REALLY knew i need some sleep. - other possible reaction i observed once, is falling in a coma-like-sleep: this guy had h...
by opal
Mon Jul 28, 2008 7:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0455: "Hats"
Replies: 163
Views: 43006

Re: "Hats" discussion

i suspect BHM just sees 2 Posibilities: A: DBHM is a poser -> Better run, because BHM dont want to spoil his c or k (as introdused above). B: DBHM is real, and even so real to >let it show< to BHM, whitch makes him a crazy god-like person-> so better RUN. i guess BHM by his naturall cuirosity will f...
by opal
Sat Jun 07, 2008 8:26 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2373086


im 38 (found out yesterday, as i keep forgetting; at my age, a year more or less dosnt really matter anymore) I live in Berlin, Germany Im a "Fachinformatiker Systemintegration" but i just realised that a wanted to be a Light-Designer all my Live, so i stopped working for mony, and started...

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