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by NuclearWinter
Mon Apr 18, 2011 6:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0887: "Future Timeline"
Replies: 192
Views: 56105

Re: 0887: "Future Timeline"

Quite a long and intricate All your base joke. Good stuff.
by NuclearWinter
Sun Jul 18, 2010 12:21 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: History books
Replies: 11
Views: 2602

Re: History books

Guns, germs and steel: The Fates of Human Societies by jared diamond is an interesting read on how different civilizations across the globe developed.
by NuclearWinter
Fri May 21, 2010 3:12 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: The perfect world- can a democratic and fair world exist
Replies: 55
Views: 6414

Re: The perfect world- can a democratic and fair world exist

Is it fair that Janet gets to live with you rather than me? She is quite attractive and intelligent. I thought I was attractive and intellegent (a lot more than you are). No; it is not fair. But Janet gets to choose and I respect her choice, regardless of how wrongheaded it is. So, I'm sitting at h...
by NuclearWinter
Tue Jul 15, 2008 9:00 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Favorite Author?
Replies: 120
Views: 15409

Re: Favorite Author?

R. A. Heinlein
Isaac Asimov
Frank Herbert
by NuclearWinter
Tue Jul 15, 2008 3:10 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Books you just bought
Replies: 120
Views: 16976

Re: Books you just bought

Just bought these earlier today:

The Age of Reason - Sartre
The Brothers Karamazov - Dostoevsky
Choke - Palahniuk
Cryptonomicon - Stephenson

I need to start buying used since this came out to almost $70 but I'm going on vacation for two weeks.
by NuclearWinter
Sun Jul 13, 2008 7:00 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Recommend a book
Replies: 484
Views: 261259

Re: Recommend a book

The Moon is a Harsh Mistress by Robert Heinlein

Awesome book about anarchy, rebellion and humanity
by NuclearWinter
Sun Jul 13, 2008 6:29 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Awesome Teacher Quotes
Replies: 1764
Views: 389286

Re: Awesome Teacher Quotes

My calculus II teacher last semester who has a heavy British accent was going over a particularly hard problem asking us where the function was concave down and when no one answered he said "You could have just given me the smartass answer and said where its not concave up" He also spent a...
by NuclearWinter
Sun Jul 13, 2008 6:07 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: xkcd theme songs
Replies: 34
Views: 10513

Re: xkcd theme songs

Lateralus by Tool has elements of the fibonacci sequence in it as well as reminding me a little of xkcd

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wS7CZIJVxFY
by NuclearWinter
Sun Jul 13, 2008 5:40 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Predict your future using your music
Replies: 70
Views: 6408

Re: Predict your future using your music

Blue Oyster Cult - Burnin' For You AC/DC - You Shook Me All Night Long Metallica - The Call of Ktulu This one started out good... So I'll be burning for a woman, have an amazing night with her, then somehow cthulhu becomes involved? Destroyer 666 - I am the Wargod Mudvayne - Determined Metallica - F...

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