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by EM-002.rv-L "Tem Cu
Fri Nov 03, 2006 8:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0179: "E to the Pi times I"
Replies: 161
Views: 54697

I read this and I thank the FSM that I'm an English major...
by EM-002.rv-L "Tem Cu
Tue Oct 31, 2006 8:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0177: "Alice and Bob"
Replies: 33
Views: 16897

Re: She should team up with Mallory for some revenge

(finally registered for forums, been reading quite a while...) I spent the first few panels trying to decide whether she was Eve or Mallory. All things considered, the two of them should team up to give Alice (and maybe Bob, only Alice, Bob and Eve know the whole story, presumably) what for. Just a...
by EM-002.rv-L "Tem Cu
Sat Oct 28, 2006 8:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0109: "Spoiler Alert"
Replies: 23
Views: 12555

When it's not clear which comic the thread points to, it's either highly amusing or somewhat disturbing. Another game you can play on a rainy day. Without a doubt, he is the grandest one in the imperial procession of robots. In logical terms, only the Tenth sorcerer will live to see the dusk. ...I s...
by EM-002.rv-L "Tem Cu
Fri Oct 20, 2006 7:43 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Random XKCD Comic
Replies: 16
Views: 6419

heh... reminds me of an interview somebody had for Rhodes. They were asked "So, what is art?" Try answering that without writing a thesis :P Whatever the professor says it is. Or, if you're a Dadaist, whatever _you_ say it is. Problems arise when both are Dadaists. Q: What is Failure. A: ...
by EM-002.rv-L "Tem Cu
Fri Oct 20, 2006 7:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0173: "Movie Seating"
Replies: 66
Views: 27322

I have to say my friends are pretty good at the strategic placement of people. Last time we went, they cunningly arranged for me to be next to the guy I liked and the chocolates (which I bought) to be in the seat on the other side, so every time I wanted one, I'd have to lean over him. Or poke him ...
by EM-002.rv-L "Tem Cu
Fri Oct 20, 2006 7:20 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hey! I am going on a trip.
Replies: 44
Views: 13202

Oh, forget Clemson and Australia. Seattle's where it's at. Come for the 'Hawks, stay for the Sonics (while they're still here). Hit the Space Needle, gets some crappy food at the top, and start fearin' the heights as you go up. Check out Westlake Mall (and if you come during Xmas, ride the Carousel)...
by EM-002.rv-L "Tem Cu
Tue Oct 17, 2006 6:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0171: "String Theory"
Replies: 89
Views: 39388

So... The universe _isn't_ populated by gravity faries? They're all _string_ faries?
by EM-002.rv-L "Tem Cu
Sat Oct 14, 2006 6:01 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The epic tale of many dimensions hits the big screen!
Replies: 23
Views: 9160

For some reason, when I see the word "Dimensions", I think TARDIS. And I start humming the (original) theme. Am I alone in thinking like this?
by EM-002.rv-L "Tem Cu
Fri Oct 13, 2006 5:30 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Do I want to quit my job over this? Now the consequences!
Replies: 13
Views: 5959

Oh, awesome. Glad it worked out for you.
by EM-002.rv-L "Tem Cu
Fri Oct 13, 2006 5:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0170: "Turn Back"
Replies: 31
Views: 13440

All it needs is a red wagon.
by EM-002.rv-L "Tem Cu
Fri Oct 13, 2006 5:11 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: This is not about math or science.
Replies: 99
Views: 27712

Go here -> http://www.retrotoku.brihost.com.br/Mp3_ost.htm

Download some groovy tunes.

(Try to make sense out of MegaRanger The Cyberdelix or hum along to the shamisen in Ninja Sentai KakuRanger, for example).
by EM-002.rv-L "Tem Cu
Wed Oct 11, 2006 6:18 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: North Korea
Replies: 52
Views: 16132

Given that their equipment is all visible on Google Earth, I'm not too worried. Unless the government had Halliburton build their newest spy satelites, at least...
by EM-002.rv-L "Tem Cu
Wed Oct 11, 2006 4:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0168: "Reverse Euphemisms"
Replies: 43
Views: 23660

Gotta love the ones that make your head hurt trying to understand it, until the forum gets going...
by EM-002.rv-L "Tem Cu
Wed Oct 11, 2006 4:41 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Halloween (and Othertime) Costume Ideas
Replies: 262
Views: 48031

Well, if we're talkin' 'geeky', then there's only one solution.

It begins and ends with Bruce Schneier.

Balding hair, beard made of harder stuff than the granite of Mt. Rushmore, and a shirt that says 'Mutha of the Internet', or such.
by EM-002.rv-L "Tem Cu
Fri Oct 06, 2006 7:51 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Global warming
Replies: 82
Views: 24797

Oh, and we can't forget tidal and geothermic power, limited as they may be. They'll both run even after the Dark Sky Keikaku is put into effect.
by EM-002.rv-L "Tem Cu
Fri Oct 06, 2006 7:44 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Global warming
Replies: 82
Views: 24797

Money makes the world go round

Is it worth crippling industry based on inconclusive evidence? YES!!! For more details, see "Pascal's Wager", bearing in mind that this issue is a yes/no question. Additionally, there's plenty of reason to begin relying more and more upon solar and wind power - we should've started doing ...
by EM-002.rv-L "Tem Cu
Fri Oct 06, 2006 7:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0167: "Nihilism"
Replies: 54
Views: 30028

I find it funny that the Nihilism entry in Wikipedia has a "unverified/check for inaccuracies" notice at the top. And that the Existentialism entry has a "cleanup" notice... That aside, from my overly limited views of philosophical trains of thought, I can only assume that this c...
by EM-002.rv-L "Tem Cu
Fri Oct 06, 2006 7:16 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Teleportation of Information using Quantum Entanglement!
Replies: 9
Views: 4919

...So what it says is that, basically, we're still years away from Star Trek-style teleportation, but we're close to Tron-style "teleportation". Ironically, the highly-produced and uncommunicative Windows XP will probably be a more fearsome, malevolent overlord than the MCP ever was...
by EM-002.rv-L "Tem Cu
Fri Oct 06, 2006 7:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0166: "Misusing Slang"
Replies: 47
Views: 22103

It's bothering to use words that shouldn't be "classical" at my age, and not have people understand them. "Swag", for example. I can distinctly recall five separate encounters in which a conversational opponent, weighed down with anywhere from one to several bags of apparently fr...
by EM-002.rv-L "Tem Cu
Sat Sep 30, 2006 5:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0164: "Playing Devil's Advocate to Win"
Replies: 8
Views: 7725

You mean the pinball game? Where do you find cheats for a pinball game? infinite balls cheat ... ..... infinite balls.. hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha This is the most childish thing I have ever seen or heard since my obscenity-filled childho...
by EM-002.rv-L "Tem Cu
Fri Sep 29, 2006 6:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0164: "Playing Devil's Advocate to Win"
Replies: 8
Views: 7725

You mean the pinball game? Where do you find cheats for a pinball game?
by EM-002.rv-L "Tem Cu
Wed Sep 27, 2006 7:22 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: My preferred method of following Megatokyo...
Replies: 30
Views: 11976

Because I have nothing better to do, I thought I'd reveal my system... When you're on dial-up, your favorite webcomics aren't larger than a fifty or so kB. Under this system, I have found peace and happiness. Additionally, vertical comics with large file sizes (that is, 100 kB+) are better than hori...
by EM-002.rv-L "Tem Cu
Wed Sep 27, 2006 7:01 am UTC
Forum: News
Topic: Guitar Hero
Replies: 21
Views: 43191

Or better yet, an external tool that converts Guitar riffs into controller movements, so that I can play fighting games while rockin' out. And singing. if you could combine the Guitar + Wiimote you would have a "realistic" Macross 7 Fire Valkyrie control system (see http://www.steelfalcon...
by EM-002.rv-L "Tem Cu
Wed Sep 27, 2006 6:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0163: "Donald Knuth"
Replies: 36
Views: 22393

If you don't have one already, get a T-shirt... http://geekz.co.uk/shop/

And even though this is completely unrelated: if you haven't already for some reason... http://geekz.co.uk/schneierfacts/facts/top
by EM-002.rv-L "Tem Cu
Sat Sep 23, 2006 5:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0161: "Accident"
Replies: 34
Views: 18907

fo0bar wrote:
EM-002.rv-L "Tem Cu wrote:I've been waiting for someone to make this comic... PA and VGCats dropped the ball on this one, and Xkcd picked it up, only to slam dunk it.


FYI, P.A. did do a Katamari strip: behold

Also, hi.


Hi yourself. ...And it seems like the Katamari is almost too big for people to be picked up...
by EM-002.rv-L "Tem Cu
Fri Sep 22, 2006 4:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0161: "Accident"
Replies: 34
Views: 18907

I've been waiting for someone to make this comic... PA and VGCats dropped the ball on this one, and Xkcd picked it up, only to slam dunk it. And if you're going to make a Katamari, Dark Matter and a localized gravity controller must somehow be involved. Oh, and Minovsky Particles, too. And if you ca...
by EM-002.rv-L "Tem Cu
Fri Sep 22, 2006 4:03 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Not far ago
Replies: 5
Views: 3095

It could have something to do with its newfound fame at several pages?
by EM-002.rv-L "Tem Cu
Thu Sep 21, 2006 7:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0160: "Penny Arcade Parody"
Replies: 45
Views: 24540

I have a cardboard tube like that. It's very unweildly, though I can land a decent hit on my target if I get lucky. Hey, if you can get a "decent hit" with an unweildly cardboard tube, imagine what would happen if you got one hand-forged specifically for you... That's right, you can slick...
by EM-002.rv-L "Tem Cu
Thu Sep 21, 2006 7:25 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: how is xkcd made?
Replies: 9
Views: 5607

What, "With Love" is not part of the answer?

...part of the problem, then?
by EM-002.rv-L "Tem Cu
Thu Sep 21, 2006 5:37 am UTC
Forum: News
Topic: Guitar Hero
Replies: 21
Views: 43191

The first one was awesome and deserves some sort of awesomeness award, but... There's a part of me that wishes to do more than bust out rock-god awesomeness. Something fun... Something whimsical... ...The Katamari Damashii theme. Or better yet, an external tool that converts Guitar riffs into contro...
by EM-002.rv-L "Tem Cu
Thu Sep 21, 2006 5:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0160: "Penny Arcade Parody"
Replies: 45
Views: 24540

cidbahamut wrote:the cardboard tube frightens me...I think mainly because I never read PA...so many twisted paths it could take.


There is only one path - the TRUE path - of the cardboard tube...
by EM-002.rv-L "Tem Cu
Thu Sep 21, 2006 5:21 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRODUCTIONS THREAD
Replies: 3985
Views: 689917

21(finally)/M/Seattle(essentially. If you're from here, you know what I mean). I am a college-going wage slave in a book warehouse. My entire job consists of finding books, occasionally putting them back, occasionally packing them. The only reason it isn't worse than MacDonald's is that I don't have...
by EM-002.rv-L "Tem Cu
Thu Sep 21, 2006 5:08 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What goes good with a Snapple?
Replies: 21
Views: 10580

A Tin Apple!!!!!

...yeah, that's just sad. Sorry.

Seriously though, a Breakfast McMuffin works pretty good.
by EM-002.rv-L "Tem Cu
Thu Sep 21, 2006 4:56 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Please don't Care Bear Stare me
Replies: 26
Views: 10885

When you're at a University Library inbetween classes, and you want to check your e-mail, NOTHING is more annoying than seeing the bank of 7 computers in front of you taken up by MySpace users. ...ESPECIALLY when there's a line. So, if you go to a certain library that looks like a cathedral in place...
by EM-002.rv-L "Tem Cu
Thu Sep 21, 2006 4:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0160: "Penny Arcade Parody"
Replies: 45
Views: 24540

I think this one is longer than "dreams", isn't it? (http://xkcd.com/c137.html) Or is it just me? ...This is also the best send-up of PA I've ever seen. Far from being a parody, this reads like one of the "John Romero"-themed comments they made in their first book. Only longer. M...

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