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by Messiah
Tue Jun 05, 2007 11:05 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Maybe if this poster is witty enough...
Replies: 54
Views: 13160

Alcari wrote:
Thunderbird4! wrote:Here's the gallery of 272 posters including the ones Alcari tried to link to

Thanks, i love it when other people fix my mistakes :)

Combined with your display pic, that takes a very creepy turn....

HAL wrote:It can only be attributable to human error
by Messiah
Tue Jun 05, 2007 5:05 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Maybe if this poster is witty enough...
Replies: 54
Views: 13160

Over the last few months, there has been a great deal of remodeling and adding conference rooms and such at my workplace. Instead of having a bunch of blank white painted cinder-block walls around the office (btw, I work at a cement plant, so nobody is going in there thinking of luxury), they decid...
by Messiah
Tue Jun 05, 2007 4:36 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Maybe if this poster is witty enough...
Replies: 54
Views: 13160

Phenriz wrote:truth, getting in before thread is locked.

Come on people, learn your net speak. All that could've been reduced to "IBTL" - In before the lock.

You've gotta shortcut everything! Either that, or use completely incorrect and lengthy spelling and grammar. Kunderstandnownalldonzorskthxbai
by Messiah
Tue Jun 05, 2007 1:05 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Maybe if this poster is witty enough...
Replies: 54
Views: 13160

Castaway wrote:Has anyone seen the one that says Billiards: Gay because balls are touching. That's my favorite.

I haven't seen it named Billiards, but here it is. It'd be easy to adjust it yourself if you so wanted.

Image
by Messiah
Mon Jun 04, 2007 3:23 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Is china communist / [Random communism talks]
Replies: 118
Views: 17099

The 10 PLANKS stated in the Communist Manifesto and some of their American counterparts are... 1. Abolition of private property and the application of all rents of land to public purposes. 2. A heavy progressive or graduated income tax. 3. Abolition of all rights of inheritance. 4. Confiscation of ...
by Messiah
Mon Jun 04, 2007 3:04 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How To Scare Rich People
Replies: 140
Views: 16995

And it sure beats our "engineering memes" attempt. I have to admit, it wasn't actually that good. ...also, you sound like you NEEEEED LEGOS! *cue flashy lights and funky music* A friend of mine saw that YTMND that was made in the attempt, and wanted it made into a video or something and a...
by Messiah
Mon Jun 04, 2007 2:52 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How To Scare Rich People
Replies: 140
Views: 16995

Numerous people here wrote:It's...uhh...not actually that good.

So, is this the new xkcd meme? Can't wait to watch it gradually make it's way across all the fora, then make it's way into regular conversation.

And it sure beats our "engineering memes" attempt.
by Messiah
Mon Jun 04, 2007 2:27 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How To Scare Rich People
Replies: 140
Views: 16995

For example, ever tried applying for a job, without being able to list a place of residence? Ever tried to get an apartment without a job? If you don't have either, it is often impossible to get both. I don't know about America's welfare system, but here in Aus you need a steady address to be able ...
by Messiah
Mon Jun 04, 2007 2:22 am UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Locked query
Replies: 5
Views: 2829

As I said in my posts of that thread, I find that link incorrect. I'll say it here, since the other is locked. A plane can only go as fast before take off as the parts attached to the ground let it. Those parts are the wheels. The wheels are ruled out by the treadmill's matching speed. Therefore, pl...
by Messiah
Mon Jun 04, 2007 1:56 am UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Locked query
Replies: 5
Views: 2829

Locked query

Airplane on a treadmill was locked, and I'm really not happy about it. I understand that if the discussion was finished it should be locked. And I understand that certain people have done it to death, and they're over it. But I've never discussed that particular problem, I want to discuss it and doi...
by Messiah
Sun Jun 03, 2007 12:54 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Porn on XKCD?
Replies: 72
Views: 18585

I blame the boobs thread. Administrators don't like man boobs.
by Messiah
Sun Jun 03, 2007 12:40 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Plane on a conveyor belt
Replies: 143
Views: 64251

Sorry, forgot that the "It doesn't say" was at the start, and not where I highlighted, meant to include it as well. What I was intending to point out was that you're saying "it's got nothing to do with wheel speed, it's the body speed." But then you're later saying "well the...
by Messiah
Sun Jun 03, 2007 12:29 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Plane on a conveyor belt
Replies: 143
Views: 64251

Tendays beat me to it, but I'll say it anyway just so we're clear: It does not say, as the one in the other incarnation of this puzzle said, " The conveyor belt matches the speed of the wheels ", which caused heated debate. Instead, it says "The conveyor belt is spinning at a speed eq...
by Messiah
Sun Jun 03, 2007 8:08 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Plane on a conveyor belt
Replies: 143
Views: 64251

I suggest you read the thread before posting in it. If you're going to be (at least in an internet, no tonal transferal way) rude, can you be more specific? I've read all previous pages, and not yet seen a consensus about either answer, or posts which were confirmed as denying or accepting the poin...
by Messiah
Sun Jun 03, 2007 7:39 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Plane on a conveyor belt
Replies: 143
Views: 64251

I suggest you read the thread before posting in it. If you're going to be (at least in an internet, no tonal transferal way) rude, can you be more specific? I've read all previous pages, and not yet seen a consensus about either answer, or posts which were confirmed as denying or accepting the poin...
by Messiah
Sun Jun 03, 2007 6:30 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Raptors in real life
Replies: 252
Views: 56725

im not sure... the thread was dead for more than three days, and i'm not the son of god by a long shot. lacking in charity to start with, but other reasons too. im sure SOMEONE is jesus. he's probably from south america. *Completely delayed but you can ignore that fact.....* You rang? Large text Ba...
by Messiah
Sun Jun 03, 2007 5:06 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Plane on a conveyor belt
Replies: 143
Views: 64251

Yay! Dredging stuff up from the dead is fun! You can blame SpitValve's awesome intro thread for newbies - never would've found this thread unless he'd told me NOT to start a new thread on the same topic. The infinitely long conveyor belt, same speed except opposite direction, etc - All they intended...
by Messiah
Tue May 29, 2007 5:04 am UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Spam bots
Replies: 297
Views: 64644

Np. Just thought more eyes makes it easier, although you can be refreshing, you can't be everywhere at once. Or can you? Mods with God powers, that's a scary thought...
by Messiah
Tue May 29, 2007 4:05 am UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Spam bots
Replies: 297
Views: 64644

Fun fact: Everytime someone uses a font I can't read, I go and add a 1 in front of whatever size they choose. How long are spam threads really around? I mean I deleted maybe 3 earlier today when I couldn't sleep at 5am, and that has got to be when there are the least number of mods on so I can't se...
by Messiah
Tue May 29, 2007 3:58 am UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Spam bots
Replies: 297
Views: 64644

Might be stupid, but is there a practical way that users can report a thread as spam? Added manpower for finding the threads, while only those with authorit-ahw can actually delete them. Added this here as well, since apparently posting in something that's on the same page is wrong. RG really doesn'...
by Messiah
Mon May 28, 2007 9:01 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Fora member birthdays
Replies: 753
Views: 107777

Ah shares ma birfday wif The Sleeping Tyrant - November 24th, baby.
by Messiah
Mon May 28, 2007 8:58 am UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Email notification trouble
Replies: 2
Views: 2317

Email notification trouble

I have it set up to receive email notification whenever a topic I'm watching updates. I've had a lot of threads update numerous times, and no notification though. I've definitely been checking them regularly as well, so it can't be trouble with the "you won't receive another email until you che...
by Messiah
Mon May 28, 2007 8:40 am UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Practical solutions for dealing with the spambot problem
Replies: 28
Views: 7045

Might be stupid, but is there a practical way that users can report a thread as spam? Added manpower for finding the threads, while only those with authorit-ahw can actually delete them.
by Messiah
Mon May 28, 2007 8:18 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Ask a dude who has killed other dudes
Replies: 126
Views: 22875

I don't think anyone can legitimately claim that the entire reason for entering Iraq was to liberate the people there, with no selfish intentions. I also don't believe we can argue about death tolls being relative, when all the wars mentioned are under completely different conditions, with differing...
by Messiah
Mon May 28, 2007 7:49 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Last Thoughts
Replies: 193
Views: 26429

As per dinosaur comics, I think the coolest way to go out is saying "Stopped." while counting your pulse. Way cool.
by Messiah
Mon May 28, 2007 7:15 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I listen to music for...
Replies: 80
Views: 12184

I listen to music for it's effect on my emotions. It can either support the mood I'm already in, or alter my mood drastically. And isn't that grand? Personally, both the music and the lyrics play important parts, and it varies from song to song. I listen to a lot of hip hop, which obviously builds m...
by Messiah
Sat May 26, 2007 11:49 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Calling scientists/mathematicians from across space & ti
Replies: 1
Views: 978

Calling scientists/mathematicians from across space & ti

Hey guys, great to see you all got here so quickly. Especially you, Einstein. I need your help for a matter of GREAT importance! It may affect the very world we live in!!! I have a new shirt, which shows some scientific "proof." I wanna see if it's true. Curiosity killed the cat. But I'm h...
by Messiah
Sat May 26, 2007 4:05 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Comic sighting at TheDailyWTF
Replies: 28
Views: 9157

Why is Buffalo the only city on the map? It's neither the largest city nor the capitol... Maybe because it seems to be the second-largest and they assume everyone knows where NYC is? I would guess he chose a map of that city only. So it highlights the state, and the city, for geographical compariso...
by Messiah
Sat May 26, 2007 4:05 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lego meme spreading (was: Engineering Memes?)
Replies: 182
Views: 29727

I thought "Legos?" "Lol y not??" Was pretty good.... For that picture there yes, but I think as a whole, "All we need is legos" is a lot easier to put into absolutely everything. It's just a matter of getting good examples, spreading the copypasta and forcing a new mem...
by Messiah
Sat May 26, 2007 1:31 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: The technical thread
Replies: 436
Views: 75084

Harsh! Well, not really, just pointing out my stupidity.... Yeah found that later, I think I was searching "record internet radio" or something like that so it wasn't exactly the first link. Tried that, but it takes about 350mb just to record an hours worth, and I wanted to leave it on all...
by Messiah
Fri May 25, 2007 2:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: what would you choose as your super power?
Replies: 636
Views: 74400

Belial wrote:
Messiah wrote: Its only cool to go "wow, I'm flying...Ok, now what."


The answer is "OOO! What's that over there?!" ::zips off to see::

A cat...make that, car...will do.
by Messiah
Fri May 25, 2007 1:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: what would you choose as your super power?
Replies: 636
Views: 74400

I just really don't see the fascination. It's somewhere we're not made to be. Okay, assuming we were *made* at all, we weren't made to have superpowers. So fuck it. Flying is neat. Adding an unimpeded 3rd dimension to your movement is pretty badass. Honestly, any ability to go places you couldn't g...
by Messiah
Fri May 25, 2007 12:01 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: The technical thread
Replies: 436
Views: 75084

Gahh!!! I hate being PC-un-savvy. Triple J Radio has a music "festival" replaying live acts over the weekend. Unfortunately, the bands I wanna hear are generally on either when I'm at work, or really really early morning, when I need to be up early the next morning. I don't have a tv/radio...
by Messiah
Fri May 25, 2007 11:01 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: He looks like a Bob.
Replies: 23
Views: 4502

Peshmerga wrote:Tim reminds me of Tim the Tool Time Man from that one show.

Creepy. Read the thread, thought about name association, then thought of the name Time - instantly got the tool man. Scrolled down 1 reply, bam!
by Messiah
Fri May 25, 2007 10:13 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Photos and video from the MIT talk
Replies: 4
Views: 1348

Every time I see pics of him, he looks far different to how I've imagined.
by Messiah
Fri May 25, 2007 10:06 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Some Favorite Quotes (merged: Post-a-quote)
Replies: 467
Views: 55499

Only once have I been made mute. It was when a man asked me, "Who are you?" -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- My house says to me, "Do not leave me, for here dwells your past." And the road says to me, "Come and follow me, for ...
by Messiah
Fri May 25, 2007 9:36 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: what would you choose as your super power?
Replies: 636
Views: 74400

In addition to what Jesster says, flying would be just plain f'ing awesome. I don't claim it would be *tremendously* useful or that I wouldn't choose telepathy, time manipulation, invisibility, reading books instantly, etc. over it in an instant, but flying would be totally sweet to do. This is why...
by Messiah
Fri May 25, 2007 7:33 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: what would you choose as your super power?
Replies: 636
Views: 74400

BTW, I'm getting a kick out of how many people like my save-point style time manipulation powers. Ha! You mean, how many people think exactly the same as you. Everyone regrets choices, and wants to undo them. It's a pretty standard wish. That, and being rich, attractive, and flight. Personally, I s...
by Messiah
Fri May 25, 2007 7:27 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Comic sighting at TheDailyWTF
Replies: 28
Views: 9157

Being an aussie (meaning i'm probably wrong) I thought there was a new york state, and thats why there was a "New York City" It is, isn't it? I swear I put "New York" in as a state in that "50 states in 8 minutes" quiz and it worked...I'm going googling. And Buffalo is...
by Messiah
Fri May 25, 2007 6:52 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: what would you choose as your super power?
Replies: 636
Views: 74400

Time manipulation, without a doubt. "Click" style, but not as crap. I'd also want to be able to control time for other people and objects though. Like, for example, keep time the same, but rewind it for one person, so they forget what just happened. I can't think of a single superpower whi...

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