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by SacrificetotheGodsofSpeed
Fri Jul 24, 2009 4:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0614: "Woodpecker"
Replies: 163
Views: 31533

Re: Woodpecker

It made me all warm and fuzzy inside. :D
by SacrificetotheGodsofSpeed
Mon Apr 27, 2009 6:24 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: "Little Brother" by Cory Doctorow
Replies: 32
Views: 5246

Anyone else read Corey Doctrow's YA novel?

Yup, the only reason I picked up the book was because Doctrow has been featured in XKCD. Anyway, the book is called "Little Brother" and it a really wonderfully epic conspiracy story. Im sure someone who actually knew about computers would be abe to spot the bullshit, but I dont know squat...
by SacrificetotheGodsofSpeed
Mon Mar 23, 2009 4:41 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Think Before Naming Your Child
Replies: 1622
Views: 349541

Re: Think Before Naming Your Child

One of the more unfortunate names I've heard is what Aussie cricketer Nathan Bracken named his son - Chase.

Seriously. Chase Bracken? That kid is going to spend his entire school life running.
by SacrificetotheGodsofSpeed
Mon Feb 23, 2009 6:04 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Helping the poor pay for college
Replies: 106
Views: 11747

Re: Helping the poor pay for college

Here (New Zealand) We have a system where if your parents, or if youre over 25, you, earn less than a certain amount you can get your tuition paid for and get $155 a week from the government, and then you can borrow up to another $155 a week. If your parents earn over the threshold, you can borrow y...
by SacrificetotheGodsofSpeed
Thu Dec 25, 2008 11:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0520: "Cuttlefish"
Replies: 202
Views: 37212

Re: "Cuttlefish" Discussion

I am a double major in philosophy and writing. I can only beg the scientists that whatever they do, they spare us. The victors will still need us poets, idealists and dreamers...

...right?

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