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by QuixoticWonderer
Thu Mar 28, 2013 3:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104593
Views: 28770801

Re: 1190: "Time"

We should immediately begin transitioning to a 48 newpix clock. How are we handling the Millenial Correction? There's no need for correction. Newpix is/are not bound by millennia. It matters not when the new pixel/picture is released, only that it is released and that we are either waiting for new ...
by QuixoticWonderer
Thu Mar 28, 2013 3:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104593
Views: 28770801

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hold on. Is it "less than x newpix" or "fewer than x newpix"? "Fewer" is traditionally used for countable items and "less than" for uncountable items, but the plural "newpix" is not necessarily countable. Or is it? Perhaps I am yet unenlightened.
by QuixoticWonderer
Tue Mar 26, 2013 4:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104593
Views: 28770801

Re: 1190: "Time"

Over on Explainxkcd, they theorize that we are being used as a bonnet. There is also a Bitcoin address of 14FHqYSgAi39CEJksUJJsK8JzJzyqFpLVk at the bottom. I don't know much about Bitcoin, but I know one can "mine" for BTC by crunching numbers somehow. Could Mr. Munroe somehow be using us ...
by QuixoticWonderer
Wed Nov 04, 2009 2:30 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: words you know exist but you wonder why.
Replies: 102
Views: 13507

Re: words you know exist but you wonder why.

The word for wine maker is vintner. (just fyi) :D

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