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by MakingProgress
Sat Oct 27, 2018 7:32 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15136
Views: 2592862

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

Yeah, I read ijuin "anti ground" as bombing, not as shooting people from the sky. The F35 for the latter seems more internal politics of the US DoD then anything else. Bombing is an important capability for a country like Belgiumshooting not so much. International diplomacy requires that ...
by MakingProgress
Thu Oct 25, 2018 3:58 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15136
Views: 2592862

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

https://taskandpurpose.com/f16-destroyed-belgium/ Technician accidentally fires the cannon on an F16 during maintenance, destroying another F16. They are due for replacement anyway, but preferably not this way. :lol: (Belgium government is considering buying the F35 for years already.) It is decide...
by MakingProgress
Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:02 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15136
Views: 2592862

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

Thesh wrote:https://taskandpurpose.com/f16-destroyed-belgium/

Technician accidentally fires the cannon on an F16 during maintenance, destroying another F16.


They are due for replacement anyway, but preferably not this way. :lol:
(Belgium government is considering buying the F35 for years already.)
by MakingProgress
Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2046: "Trum-"
Replies: 38
Views: 7087

Re: 2046: "Trum-"

I always got confused that president George Bush and president George Bush were two different persons.
People should never give their children their own name.
by MakingProgress
Wed Aug 01, 2018 4:16 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Travel advice/questions
Replies: 36
Views: 8211

Re: Travel advice/questions

Antwerp central rail station is certainly worth a visit.
As for museums in Antwerp, i do recommend the Red Star Line museum.
by MakingProgress
Fri Feb 16, 2018 3:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1956: ‘Unification’
Replies: 25
Views: 6016

Re: 1956: ‘Unification’

Perhaps some day North Korea / South Korea also ?
by MakingProgress
Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1954: "Impostor Syndrome"
Replies: 13
Views: 6793

Re: 1954: Impostor Syndrome

... For real though, I feel like impostor syndrome is more common in the technology field, what with all the high-speed changes we're supposed to keep up with. I'm always worried that I'm going to be outed for not keeping up with the latest javascript frameworks, even though I'm an embedded develop...
by MakingProgress
Sat Oct 28, 2017 6:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1906: "Making Progress"
Replies: 21
Views: 5601

Re: 1906: "Making Progress"

Kit. wrote:By the way., does anyone know a good personal issue tracker system?


Maybe your wife ? :twisted:
by MakingProgress
Mon Jun 26, 2017 4:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1854: "Refresh Types"
Replies: 32
Views: 7637

Re: 1854: "Refresh Types"

RogueCynic wrote:
SDK wrote:I'd rather have a shortcut for hard refreshment.



What about the tab key?


Nope, hard refreshments are served at the Space Bar. :idea:
by MakingProgress
Fri May 12, 2017 6:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1835: "Random Obsessions"
Replies: 90
Views: 15040

Re: 1835: "Random Obsessions"

Soupspoon wrote:With normalised peaks, it's not easy to determine (without re-running the study, appropriately) the peak and profile for Ninja Pirate Zombie Robot.


Which one does not fit in this list ?
mutant teenage ninja pirate zombie samurai robot turtles

hint: https://xkcd.com/856/
by MakingProgress
Mon Dec 19, 2016 4:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1773: "Negativity"
Replies: 25
Views: 7208

Re: 1773: "Negativity"

Pfhorrest wrote:... -- because the internet has been overwhelmed by the same shitty people i came there to get away from, ...


not the xkcd forum though, only nice people here 8-)
by MakingProgress
Fri Jun 24, 2016 1:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1697: "Intervocalic Fortition"
Replies: 47
Views: 10768

Re: 1697: "Intervocalic Fortition"

pronouncing v's in the middle of words as f would make it a Dutch accent, not a German one :) That goes along with the Netherlands' global takeover. I for one welcome our new alien Dutch overlords. I hear people saying the Netherlands should have a referendum to leave the EU, like the UK did. They ...
by MakingProgress
Wed Aug 12, 2015 4:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1563: "Synonym Movies"
Replies: 112
Views: 26047

Re: 1563: "Synonym Movies"

fealuinix wrote:
cellocgw wrote:
fealuinix wrote:My favorite movie is Merkwürdigliebe PhD.
(I don't recall it being explicitly stated)


Yes it is stated explicitely in the movie.
by MakingProgress
Wed May 27, 2015 8:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1517: "Spectroscopy"
Replies: 31
Views: 7478

Re: 1517: "Spectroscopy"

rmsgrey wrote:
Neil_Boekend wrote:Free oxygen is a pretty big hint that there's something that qualifies as life by at least some definitions there.


Jupiter's moon Europa's atmosphere contains free oxygen.
Life on Europa is still not a certainty.
by MakingProgress
Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1087: "Cirith Ungol"
Replies: 187
Views: 54181

Re: 1087: "Cirith Ungol"

peewee_RotA wrote:Romeo is the son of Montague and his wife, who secretly loves and marries Juliet, a member of the rival House of Capulet.

(also from wikipedia <tag removed>)


Not any more.
Now let's see how long my update will hold.

(btw. editing wikipedia on an iPad is no fun)
by MakingProgress
Sat Feb 23, 2013 1:27 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: The truthteller and the politician
Replies: 65
Views: 26010

Re: The truthteller and the politician

If the truthteller knows about the politicians sweatshop he is a much bigger threat to the politician than you will ever be.
by MakingProgress
Wed Jan 02, 2013 7:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1155: "Kolmogorov Directions"
Replies: 144
Views: 24606

Re: 1155: "Kolmogorov Directions"

LtPowers wrote:Only if the maze is two-dimensional and the entrance and exit are both along the outer wall.


Anyone have an example of a two-dimensional maze with the entrance or exit not along the outer wall ?

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