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by TheRequiem
Mon Jun 13, 2011 5:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0911: "Magic School Bus"
Replies: 116
Views: 29279

Re: 0911: ""

http://xkcd.com/258/ EDIT: Also, a search for "rotary" brings up http://xkcd.com/562/ , which I just got a couple minutes ago on random. I link to this on some business cards I had made up.... http://i54.tinypic.com/13zpbib.png I also have been adding an email address on the back, but no ...
by TheRequiem
Fri Apr 03, 2009 4:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0564: "Crossbows"
Replies: 171
Views: 69010

Re: "Crossbows" Discussion

I think it might a Half Life reference... maybe... ie, what happened at Black Mesa might happen there. Would certainly be good to have a crossbow if it does happen. I was thinking that, but then he would reference it with a crowbar. Maybe zombies? Yea, that's what's leaving me unsure. Perhaps just ...
by TheRequiem
Fri Apr 03, 2009 4:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0564: "Crossbows"
Replies: 171
Views: 69010

Re: "Crossbows" Discussion

I think it might a Half Life reference... maybe...
ie, what happened at Black Mesa might happen there.

Would certainly be good to have a crossbow if it does happen.
by TheRequiem
Thu May 03, 2007 7:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0256: "Online Communities"
Replies: 318
Views: 116123

I always wondered where Qwlghm fell on the map.

Asked and answered.
by TheRequiem
Thu Feb 01, 2007 5:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0217: "e To The Pi Minus Pi"
Replies: 86
Views: 49427

Actual factorials x! don't exist unless x is a nonnegative integer, but the Gamma function is a continuous function that matches up with the values of the discrete factorial function with regular frequency, so it can be used to interpolate "fractional factorial" values. Using this interpo...
by TheRequiem
Thu Feb 01, 2007 1:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0217: "e To The Pi Minus Pi"
Replies: 86
Views: 49427

I've always been able to shock and amaze my (admittedly as nerdy as myself) friends with this little doozie:

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(-0.5)!^2

I made it easy for you :)

Except I have no clue how a negative factorial works...

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