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by Morinfen
Mon Feb 18, 2013 7:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1175:"Moving Sidewalks"
Replies: 78
Views: 21740

Re: 1175:"Moving Sidewalks"

I've heard that a person walks at an average of 2.5 miles per hour. Let's knock that down to 2 because of the concentration it would take to negotiate the speed changes. That means that at the High Five point both people will be travelling at 6x2=12 miles per hour, meaning that even if they keep th...
by Morinfen
Thu Jan 10, 2013 3:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1155: "Kolmogorov Directions"
Replies: 144
Views: 25210

Re: 1155: "Kolmogorov Directions"

If you had a maze set up in your living room, would your front door and the four walls of the room, plus any other doors, count as part of the maze? If you find a cornfield maze, is the gate in the fence surrounding the maze also part of the maze? As René Descartes said immediately before he disapp...
by Morinfen
Fri Dec 07, 2012 10:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1144: Tags
Replies: 100
Views: 41092

Re: 1144: Tags

If you really want to annoy most web developers, all you have to do is design pages in Comic Sans. Or format anything that isn't a link in underlined blue text. I don't know about here, but on another forum they consider that the sign of the Antichrist. Really . But to really annoy me, make text th...
by Morinfen
Fri Dec 07, 2012 10:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1142: "Coverage"
Replies: 62
Views: 19133

Re: 1142: "Coverage"

Good one... Not sure everyone will understand this though. Oh, I understood it all right, but I'm still giving it two meh's down. Ditto. Anyone trying to act like it's some high-brow humor we're not getting is simply incorrect. I know what a faraday cage is. I understand what it would do to cell si...

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