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by Snowdream
Mon Nov 22, 2010 9:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0822: "Guest Week: Jeph Jacques (Questionable Content)"
Replies: 65
Views: 23186

Re: 0822: "Guest Week: Jeph Jacques (Questionable Content)"

Took me a second to get what was going on, but this comic is HILARIOUS!

<3
by Snowdream
Fri Oct 01, 2010 1:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0799: "Stephen Hawking"
Replies: 189
Views: 39668

Re: "Stephen Hawking" discussion (#799)

Guys. Seriously. This is getting ridiculous. I personally think both sides are being stupid, even the side I would normally take the side of (oh god tautology). In my opinion, the people here arguing that science and religion are mutually exclusive are bugging me the most. Yea... the conversation g...
by Snowdream
Wed Sep 29, 2010 7:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0799: "Stephen Hawking"
Replies: 189
Views: 39668

Re: "Stephen Hawking" discussion (#799)

Gotta be honest here,

Go for the Classical religions. When you tell people you worship a God -- Athena is usually not towards the top of the list.

Go Pallas Athena, Go! :D
by Snowdream
Fri Aug 13, 2010 7:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0779: "Anxiety"
Replies: 113
Views: 67945

Re: "Anxiety" discussion (#779)

I'm not sure if this qualifies as a moment of fridge brilliance, but the comic actually ties in with the porno theme of the Scheduling comic pretty well if you think about it.
by Snowdream
Fri Aug 13, 2010 4:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0779: "Anxiety"
Replies: 113
Views: 67945

Re: "Anxiety" discussion (#779)

I still don't fully get why the guys would be so willing to pay to show off their willies, but it was a very well-executed joke and a much better use of Black Hat Guy. Well done. "Excuse me sir, is that stick of dynamite? Please step over here for a minute." While I'm fairly certain they'...
by Snowdream
Fri Aug 13, 2010 4:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0779: "Anxiety"
Replies: 113
Views: 67945

Re: "Anxiety" discussion (#779)

by Snowdream
Mon Jul 12, 2010 7:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0765: "Dilution"
Replies: 211
Views: 50632

Re: "Dilution" Discussion

Alternative medicine has it's place, but people who are 100% alternative are nuts, and living very dangerous lives. I think you took http://www.xkcd.com/690/ a bit too seriously. That's what happen when your life is dedicated to compromising >.< by the way - what definitions are we using for 'homeo...
by Snowdream
Mon Jul 12, 2010 7:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0765: "Dilution"
Replies: 211
Views: 50632

Re: "Dilution" Discussion

I'm on the fence about homeopathic medicines. I have relatives who are Doctor's (Legit med degree's) who have also taken certification courses in homeopathic medicines. I like the balance they have, as my one aunt who is a Doctor says "Aloe Vera might be nice for a light burn, but sometimes you...
by Snowdream
Wed Jun 09, 2010 6:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0751: "Swimsuit Issue"
Replies: 119
Views: 30476

Re: "Swimsuit Issue" Discussion

I predict future men will be aroused more by women with their clothes on, rather than off.


That era has come and gone, and is coming back!

The 50's Pin-up girl

:3
by Snowdream
Wed Jun 02, 2010 3:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0748: "Worst-Case Scenario"
Replies: 92
Views: 25645

Re: "Worst-Case Scenario" discussion

Heh, I love that.

This IS the worst case scenario.
by Snowdream
Fri May 21, 2010 4:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0743: "Infrastructures"
Replies: 269
Views: 63478

Re: "Infrastructures" discussion

I used .rtf out of necessity. My High School had nothing but Macs, I'd go home work on my PC, and then have to turn my assignments back to my teacher who used a (ta da) Mac. .rtf was a survival tool. Now that College is done with (We used Doc and then DocX towards the end), and I am the teacher (HA ...
by Snowdream
Mon Dec 14, 2009 8:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0675: "Revolutionary"
Replies: 256
Views: 51917

Re: "Revolutionary" Discussion

I'll be honest: I hate philosophy majors who assume that they are right, and the world is wrong. And I especially dislike the ones who go out looking for arguments! * Pet peeve alert * They take the beautiful tools that the major gives you, and then abuse them to act like a pompous earwig! Philosoph...
by Snowdream
Mon Sep 14, 2009 4:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0636: "Brontosaurus"
Replies: 85
Views: 23006

Re: "Brontosaurus" Discussion

Ouch at the Alt-text. Really... ouch.
by Snowdream
Mon Sep 07, 2009 8:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0633: "Blockbuster Mining"
Replies: 161
Views: 32160

Re: "Blockbuster Mining" Discussion

This was a brilliant comic.

I haven't seen that movie in ages, but I loved it as a kid. I very much thought it was a very good movie when I was a child, and I still enjoy it today.

I guess we have a bit of a Generation Gap forming between the kids growing up today (z), and my generation (y).
by Snowdream
Fri Jul 24, 2009 4:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0614: "Woodpecker"
Replies: 163
Views: 31316

Re: "Woodpecker" Discussion

WBG is my hero.

I like BHG, but WBG is just someone I relate to :D
by Snowdream
Fri Jul 03, 2009 4:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0605: "Extrapolating"
Replies: 100
Views: 26433

Re: "Extrapolating" discussion

Forwarded to many many Economics professors...

This comic is revenge for me and every one of those !#%$ing graphs I had to draw.
by Snowdream
Wed Jun 10, 2009 4:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0595: "Android Girlfriend"
Replies: 120
Views: 27039

Re: "Android Girlfriend" Discussion

Yar, I think the day we come out with an Android that can tie a cherry stem with their tongue; we will have to question if we have regressed, or advanced as a society.

It's one of those things. Like 4chan.
by Snowdream
Wed Jun 03, 2009 4:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0592: "Drama"
Replies: 122
Views: 28802

Re: "Drama" Discussion

Wow, that is the best pun ever!
by Snowdream
Wed May 27, 2009 6:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0589: "Designated Drivers"
Replies: 101
Views: 21015

Re: "Designated Drivers" Discussion

but we go into the local Denny's and fill our stomachs with regurgitated pig slew.


Delicious, delicious pig slew...
by Snowdream
Tue May 26, 2009 5:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0588: "Pep Rally"
Replies: 184
Views: 35389

Re: "Pep Rally" Discussion

I guess I feel bad that you all had such sad, cynical childhoods where cheering or participating in something was so terrible and oppresive. Lot of hatred in these comments towards people who did participate too, they must be morons or sluts or whores or jerks for taking part in sports and activiti...
by Snowdream
Tue May 26, 2009 1:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0588: "Pep Rally"
Replies: 184
Views: 35389

Re: "Pep Rally" Discussion

I didn't mind the pep rally's in our High School... they got us up and moving around, which was nice. And also they gave us free candy! How can you not love that?! However, I feel no pity for the current students who must go through this. Why? -- Try being >in< it as a teacher... It took me two mont...
by Snowdream
Mon May 18, 2009 5:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0585: "Outreach"
Replies: 119
Views: 36109

Re: "Outreach" Discussion

To be honest, that last set of panels could stand as a comic strip on its own....
by Snowdream
Wed Apr 29, 2009 11:09 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Climate Change / Global Warming
Replies: 257
Views: 53614

Re: "Global Warming is not a crisis"

Wait, so a global mean temperature increase of 0.6 degrees celsius is THE reason that swimming is forbidden on some days and that hordes of wildlife are dying? Or are you referring to something that has nothing to do with climate change, like local pollution? And I hope you're not commiting the sam...
by Snowdream
Wed Apr 29, 2009 7:41 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Climate Change / Global Warming
Replies: 257
Views: 53614

Re: "Global Warming is not a crisis"

MoghLiechty2 - He is simply wrong. Am I predetermined to believe this? Yes. I am a professional who will listen, respect, and acknowledge him. However, what I will not do is roll over and submit to him. You have no idea of the personal struggle that I have gone through to come to the beliefs that yo...
by Snowdream
Wed Apr 29, 2009 1:37 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Climate Change / Global Warming
Replies: 257
Views: 53614

"Global Warming is not a crisis"

We have a guest speaker coming to our campus, he's apparently a bigshot in the 'there is no such thing as global warming' issue. And, well... I obviously can't prove him wrong by science (Not my subject matter), but I want to at least give him a hell of a time. So I need information above just the s...
by Snowdream
Mon Apr 20, 2009 4:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0571: "Can't Sleep"
Replies: 141
Views: 29204

Re: "Can't Sleep" Discussion

All those sheep O_o
by Snowdream
Fri Apr 10, 2009 6:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0567: "Urgent Mission"
Replies: 129
Views: 33220

Re: "Urgent Mission" Discussion

I don't think we'll ever have time machines... I mean, if we did in the future; wouldn't we come back in time to give it to us? ...Unless there are laws in the future, preventing us. ...Or the machine can only go forwards, not backwards. ...Or only backwards my so much (12seconds) ...Or maybe the fu...
by Snowdream
Mon Mar 30, 2009 4:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0562: "Parking"
Replies: 193
Views: 78695

Re: "Parking" Discussion

I confess, normally I'm levelheaded... However: One day, at the movies; I noticed a gigantic black pick-up truck taking up > SIX < parking spaces. This parking lot is known for being way to small, and I was so far back, and I just have my tiny little VW. I was beyond pissed off. I don't mind walking...
by Snowdream
Wed Mar 25, 2009 4:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0560: "Lithium Batteries"
Replies: 92
Views: 17975

Re: Lithium Batteries discussion

I have to admit, this lack of alt-text has me rather... well, riot-ready.

TO THE STREETS, we shall find Randall, and have him write our Alt-text, and then hold him in our basements, to make witty statements upon demand!
by Snowdream
Fri Mar 13, 2009 6:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0555: "Two Mirrors"
Replies: 134
Views: 40724

Re: "Two Mirrors"

ahhahaha... That brings back memories.

I honestly laughed out loud when I saw the comic, I'm sure Mary wasn't expecting that.

However, what would happen if Mary tossed her knife? wouldn't the girl in the middle be sliced to death x infinity?
by Snowdream
Thu Feb 12, 2009 6:03 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: High School is preparation?
Replies: 22
Views: 2519

Re: High School is preparation?

...OK... As I understand it, High School was not meant to get you ready for College. It was meant to get you ready for work in a factory, or at the local plant/factory/corporation. This may sound wrong, but the truth is, you are basically clocking in at a certain point, clocking out, reprimanded for...
by Snowdream
Tue Jan 20, 2009 6:23 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Has College Been Glorified?
Replies: 34
Views: 3983

Re: Has College Been Glorified?

College is what you make of it, this has been said and is true. If you make college out to be hell by taking 9 500 level courses in one semester; it will be hell. But if you moderate yourself, and enjoy the expierence, while being diligent - it will be amazing. College for me was about networking. E...
by Snowdream
Wed Jan 14, 2009 8:21 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Reason for expulsion?
Replies: 55
Views: 6423

Re: Reason for expulsion?

Just so you know; Explusion will not happen like 'That.' By that, I mean - "Please leave our campus, do not come back." There is a set of guidelines and rules that the district must follow, and can take a fair amount of time. It even includes a hearing to an impartial judge to plead your c...
by Snowdream
Wed Jan 07, 2009 7:48 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Online Class?
Replies: 3
Views: 735

Re: Online Class?

I was told today that the chemistry class I registered for was full and now I need to find another class to fill the spot. Classes starting Thursday, there is an extremely low pool of classes available to me and I've defaulted to an online music appreciation class. My main question is how do online...
by Snowdream
Tue Jan 06, 2009 6:01 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Your attendance at college or university - good or poor?
Replies: 44
Views: 5422

Re: Your attendance at college or university - good or poor?

He had simply made a sample exam that didn't correlate to what we learned. Excellent. Yea... that isn't very nice, I always view it as a waste of time if I am not tested on something that we learned... I know I shouldn't, but some part of me feels like I wasted time. Also, I have seen teachers do s...
by Snowdream
Sat Dec 27, 2008 5:09 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: High School Pranks
Replies: 684
Views: 89120

Re: High School Pranks

Ah, I remember (large) containers of liquid manure were dumped down every stairwell at a local HS. Apparently all of the students were trapped upstairs for a long while... of course, the four kids who did it were caught, since they ran out of the school, and apparently every person looked out of the...
by Snowdream
Thu Dec 18, 2008 9:59 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Theories on education
Replies: 34
Views: 3236

Re: Theories on education

That is not only ad hominem but also false. I do not want everyone to be like me. In contrast, I think the theories, I have on education would prevent it. Also, I do not say that curiosity is bad or something like it but that the loss of child-like curiosity is an inevitable effect of growing up --...
by Snowdream
Wed Dec 17, 2008 10:04 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Theories on education
Replies: 34
Views: 3236

Re: Theories on education

Heliocentrism is a very accurate demonstration of how 'authorities of knowledge' could be wrong, yet try to excommunicate anything that disagrees. I think this perfectly applies when using an argument that suggest there is a 'authority on knowledge'. Plus Nazi's have nothing on the Medici popes in ...
by Snowdream
Wed Dec 17, 2008 1:49 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Theories on education
Replies: 34
Views: 3236

Re: Theories on education

...Anyone have a bottle of holy water? This thread needs it!
by Snowdream
Mon Dec 15, 2008 6:50 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Grad school
Replies: 14
Views: 1727

Re: Grad school

Uhh, Snowdream? I think there's some miscommunication going on here - correct me if I'm wrong, but odenskrigare isn't looking for undergrad schools... he's already committed to going to Buffalo - telling him to go to a community college instead doesn't seem like very helpful advice to me. I'm sorry...

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