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by vel
Tue Jul 06, 2010 8:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0762: "Analogies"
Replies: 144
Views: 26376

Re: "Analogies" Discussion

As to English being one of the hardest languages to learn, I have no idea where this myth propagated from, but the reality seems quite different. Firstly, and I realise this is a very biased selection, every tourist/backpacker/random internet person I have talked to who has tried learning English a...
by vel
Thu Apr 08, 2010 8:54 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Person doing survey of color names
Replies: 9
Views: 2526

Re: Person doing survey of color names

While I really like that the survey asks about monitor and monitor/system settings, it would not allow me to enter my Gamma settings. Me LCD (works) Color Temp: 6500K (works) Gamma: L* (would not accept) Since L* (From L*a*b* color space) is designed to follow human perception of tone (rather than a...
by vel
Mon Feb 23, 2009 11:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0545: "Neutrality Schmeutrality"
Replies: 137
Views: 51937

Re: "Neutrality Schmeutrality" discussion

Wikipedia could simply delete the article, but would then not be covering the event.
Alternatvly, it could put a script at the end of the page with a 50% chance of adding a word. (Thus equaling the chance either group would "win")

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