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by Shpadoinkle
Sun Jul 26, 2009 12:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0614: "Woodpecker"
Replies: 163
Views: 32154

Re: "Woodpecker" Discussion

scikidus wrote:Anyway, I demand an epic flying ferret vs. balloon shark vs. power drill woodpecker battle.

I've got 20$ on the ferret.
by Shpadoinkle
Tue Jun 23, 2009 10:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0600: "Android Boyfriend"
Replies: 136
Views: 43875

Re: "Android Boyfriend" Discussion

(pedantry)There's no such thing as a female android. A robot designed to looke like a female human would be a gynoid.(/pedantry)
by Shpadoinkle
Mon Jun 01, 2009 5:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0591: "Troll Slayer"
Replies: 178
Views: 187073

Re: "Troll Slayer" Discussion

This comic reminds me of how Scientology got back at South Park for the episode "Trapped in the Closet." They didn't sue them, or do any of their usual things; instead, they got Chef to quit. That's where they crossed the line into evil genius territory, IMO. Yes, they're a horrible organ...
by Shpadoinkle
Thu Apr 09, 2009 1:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0566: "Matrix Revisited"
Replies: 201
Views: 33845

Re: "Matrix Revisited" Discussion

I also found that the concept of using people to "generate energy" is silly - they could be reasonably enslaved by machines to "feed" on their thoughts and creativity though! And that has even been implemented by spammers :¡This cheese is burning me!: Bluntly, I didn't excuse th...
by Shpadoinkle
Mon Jan 19, 2009 6:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0532: "Piano"
Replies: 224
Views: 81098

Re: "Piano" Discussion

sje46 wrote:
GbLiNg420 wrote:i aint get it but dat chick likes painos?????? dat dont make sence tho cuz i woudl of still played dat u dont need no small man to play dat

Obvious troll is obvious.

No, I beleive GbLiNg420 is genuinely that... er, simple.
by Shpadoinkle
Fri Dec 19, 2008 9:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0519: "11th Grade"
Replies: 204
Views: 45699

Re: "11th Grade" Discussion

I misread Perl as Pearl at first, leading to an entirely different interpretation of the comic.
by Shpadoinkle
Wed Dec 03, 2008 8:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0512: "Alternate Currency"
Replies: 128
Views: 26916

Re: "Alternate Currency" Discussion

sje46 wrote:Does 4chan have a specific board for images without pornography? Because I really don't want to deal with pornography on my family's computer.

4chan has some worksafe-only boards. I never really visit them though.
by Shpadoinkle
Sun Nov 23, 2008 7:36 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Right and Left - Truth and Lies.
Replies: 23
Views: 3469

Re: Right and Left - Truth and Lies.

loyalpeon wrote:Out of curiosity, when is the last time anyone's seen a hand written paper?

I have almost three notebooks full of handwritten crap. Mostly notes on video games.
by Shpadoinkle
Sat Nov 22, 2008 12:06 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Yahoo Answers
Replies: 169
Views: 22303

Re: Yahoo Answers

I'm sorry, but is it bad if I'm one of the people that think its funny to give really really bad advice? Because I like to mess with the stupid people. On the one hand, stupid people are so goddamn frustrating to deal with, I can understand getting a certain amount of satisfaction out of fucking wi...
by Shpadoinkle
Fri Nov 21, 2008 11:56 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Yahoo Answers
Replies: 169
Views: 22303

Re: Yahoo Answers

Oh... OH! Possibly the awesomest idea I've ever had! Give real, legitimate, full answers to the questions... but run them through Babelfish once or twice first (e.g. From English to French, back to English, then to Spanish, then back to English, then post). Communicate with these people in a manner ...
by Shpadoinkle
Wed Nov 19, 2008 12:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0505: "A Bunch of Rocks"
Replies: 406
Views: 118977

Re: "A Bunch of Rocks" Discussion

3.14159265... wrote:Do you think this is a very bad comic, specially it's reflection on Randal?

If so, send me a message because I really do.

What the hell are you talking about?
by Shpadoinkle
Fri Oct 03, 2008 10:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0484: "Flash games"
Replies: 137
Views: 30719

Re: "Flash games" Discussion

I think the problem with a lot of games today is that the directors don't seem to want to make GAMES, they evidently want to make MOVIES. So they load up on some goddamn story with unskippable cutscenes that half the players won't care about the first time through the game, and 99% of players won't ...
by Shpadoinkle
Mon Sep 15, 2008 2:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0475: "Further Boomerang Difficulties"
Replies: 128
Views: 42431

Re: "Further Boomerang Difficulties" Discussion

The second row reminds me of myself so much. I have a talent for finding ways to fuck things up that would blow your mind.
by Shpadoinkle
Wed Sep 03, 2008 8:51 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: What game has caused you to utter the most profanity?
Replies: 421
Views: 42810

Re:

Pong. I shit you not. We had a joke pong tourney at a 50-man LAN once. Center, 200" projector, the main sound system, etc. The world *STOPPED* for this tourney. We had a bracket that had damned near everybody in the entire world in it. I spent 20 minutes before the start teaching my then-gf ho...
by Shpadoinkle
Tue Aug 26, 2008 3:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0467: "X Girls Y Cups"
Replies: 217
Views: 63344

Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

I'm of the opinion that if you can't sit through the entirety of 2girls1cup without closing your eyes or looking away, you shouldn't be allowed on the internet.
by Shpadoinkle
Mon Aug 25, 2008 6:48 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Running a BESM game
Replies: 15
Views: 3756

Re: Running a BESM game

This evening's game was pretty short, as my sister wasn't feeling very well. Thorpe and Shera awoke in a clearing in a forest, with a large depression in the middle of it. Thorpe speculated that a dragon had dropped them off. Shera cast a divination to find the nearest civilized area, and they heade...
by Shpadoinkle
Mon Aug 25, 2008 4:54 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Defense of the Ancients is win.
Replies: 211
Views: 23920

Re: DotA is win.

I played a few games before becoming disgusted by all the assholes who played it and quitting. Also, the description of backdooring doesn't make any sense to me. A player attacks an enemy structure without a creep wave? So? What's wrong with that? As far as I can figure, all that means is that the p...
by Shpadoinkle
Wed Aug 20, 2008 12:25 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Running a BESM game
Replies: 15
Views: 3756

Re: Running a BESM game

We had another game on Monday. The spirit that greeted them took them to Olbohn, the leader of the underworld, who explained to them that they were technically only half dead, and thusly it was possible for them to be restored to life, but this would require more power than he weilded alone, and the...
by Shpadoinkle
Wed Aug 13, 2008 1:19 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Running a BESM game
Replies: 15
Views: 3756

Re: Running a BESM game

This session had to be pretty short, as we only had about an hour to play. The robot who was looking for Earth the last session wasn't back yet, so Thorpe and Shera took a job investigating a noxious miasma that was infecting a hamlet in a largely undeveloped region. They get a ride to the region an...
by Shpadoinkle
Tue Aug 12, 2008 7:00 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Best Video Game
Replies: 122
Views: 11610

Re: Best Video Game

Jahoclave wrote:Pong.

Seconded.
by Shpadoinkle
Tue Aug 05, 2008 12:37 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Running a BESM game
Replies: 15
Views: 3756

Re: Running a BESM game

Thomas, Thorpe's player, couldn't be there this evening, so his character was pretty much on autopilot for this session. Shera cast a divination, trying to find out where she should go or what she should do to go about finding the source of the poison fog that was filling the mines in the last sessi...
by Shpadoinkle
Mon Aug 04, 2008 6:14 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Brag to me and I shall listen
Replies: 84
Views: 7640

Re: Brag to me and I shall listen

I'm sure everyone's already seen the Super Mario Brothers 3 speedrun where the guy beats it in 11 minutes (and yes, I know it's fake). After seeing that, it rekindled my interest in the game, and I got pretty close to being able to duplicate what's seen in the video, though I never timed myself. I a...
by Shpadoinkle
Sun Aug 03, 2008 3:47 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Five letters
Replies: 1348
Views: 118219

Re: Five letters

Jackasses eat red kimchi yearly.

RFIPO

(Whee, thread necromancy!)
by Shpadoinkle
Sun Aug 03, 2008 3:42 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Kingdom of Loathing
Replies: 449
Views: 60484

Re: Kingdom of Loathing

Ramses IV wrote:Wow...I just started playing this game, and it's great! Some mysterious older-user gave me a bunch of stuff (for some reason).

The KoL commnity is one of the most generous I've ever come accross. Why this is, I don't know, but I don't complain.
by Shpadoinkle
Sun Aug 03, 2008 3:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What's in a name?
Replies: 249
Views: 21584

Re: What's in a name?

My first name is Rick, which is just a derivative of Richard, which means "king" or "leader." Kind of ironic, since I hate having to be responsible for anyone but myself. My middle name is Leon, meaning "lion." So evidently I'm either the lion king (-_-), or more litera...
by Shpadoinkle
Mon Jul 28, 2008 4:43 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Running a BESM game
Replies: 15
Views: 3756

Re: Running a BESM game

We had another game tonight. Thorpe and Shera decided to rent some rooms to stay at for a while. After a couple days a messenger shows up asking for them. Thorpe draws his sword and threatens the messenger, prompting him to throw something in his face and run away. The item the messenger threw turne...
by Shpadoinkle
Mon Jul 21, 2008 9:30 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Running a BESM game
Replies: 15
Views: 3756

Re: Running a BESM game

We had another session today. It was pretty short and straightforward, really. Thorpe and Shera were given a job clearing a trade route of a giant monster, described as sort of half mantis and half ant, who was destroying caravans, so they hitched a ride to the region after visitng the armorer to in...
by Shpadoinkle
Fri Jul 18, 2008 5:55 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Kingdom of Loathing
Replies: 449
Views: 60484

Re: Kingdom of Loathing

Wombat wrote:I can't be deleted, I think, because of my NPZR.

Some kind person GAVE me a Zombie Pineal Gland to use!!!!!


I doubt that an NPZR or Zombie Pineal Gland triggers the no-delete flag. As far as I know, only Mr. A's or Mr. Store items trigger that.
by Shpadoinkle
Sat Jul 12, 2008 9:15 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Running a BESM game
Replies: 15
Views: 3756

Re: Running a BESM game

Oh come on, NOBODY has ANYTHING to say? I know it's my first game, but I didn't think it sucked THAT much.
by Shpadoinkle
Fri Jul 11, 2008 6:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0207: "What xkcd Means"
Replies: 482
Views: 75193

Re: "What xkcd Means" Discussion

Sure, why not.
by Shpadoinkle
Mon Jul 07, 2008 4:32 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Running a BESM game
Replies: 15
Views: 3756

Re: Running a BESM game

We had another session tonight. They returned to the Magic Kingdom via a portal, where the space magic specialist returns to his office and begins poring over some books. Thorpe, being bored, begins practicing with his sword and axe. The wizard doesn't notice for a few minutes, then asks him to take...
by Shpadoinkle
Sat Jul 05, 2008 8:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: odd things about yourself
Replies: 357
Views: 63016

Re: odd things about yourself

My shoulders are flexible, meaning I can twist my arms around so it looks like they're broken, and I can hold both arms straight out in front of me at shoulder height with both my wrists and my elbows touching each other. Most people can't do that without tucking thier elbows in close to thier body,...
by Shpadoinkle
Tue Jun 24, 2008 10:48 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Kingdom of Loathing
Replies: 449
Views: 60484

Re: Kingdom of Loathing

I used to be a pretty active player, and pretty active in my clan, but I pretty much quit after NS13 was implemented due to having to keep track of all the goddamn level restrictions on food in addition to everything else.
by Shpadoinkle
Sat Jun 21, 2008 5:34 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Running a BESM game
Replies: 15
Views: 3756

Re: Running a BESM game

No comments?
by Shpadoinkle
Tue Jun 17, 2008 2:23 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Running a BESM game
Replies: 15
Views: 3756

Re: Running a BESM game

We're playing the Tri-stat system. Anyway, we had another session this evening. They had some time before the ship to the Magic Kingdom left, so they looked around the city for a while after Thorpe attempts and critically fumbles at building a pipe-bomb. They wind up in the business district and not...
by Shpadoinkle
Sun Jun 15, 2008 1:17 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Running a BESM game
Replies: 15
Views: 3756

Running a BESM game

This thread is to serve two purposes: First, to chronicle the exploits of my sister and her fiancee, and two, to get feedback and hopefully ideas from other Pen and Paper RPG players. BESM, for those of you who don't know, is an anime-based system similar to GURPS. Unfortunately it's out of print no...
by Shpadoinkle
Sun Jun 15, 2008 11:35 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Spots, Zits and Pimples R Us!
Replies: 66
Views: 10141

Re: Spots, Zits and Pimples R Us!

The best remedy I've found ir rubbing alchohol. Really. I just dab a bit on the blemishes a couple times a day with a cotton ball or Q-tip, or even my fingertip, and they disappear after a few days at most. Your milage may vary, of course.
by Shpadoinkle
Wed Jan 23, 2008 8:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0374: "Journal"
Replies: 178
Views: 33810

Re: Journal Discussion

I have two heroes. Mr. Black Hat is one of them.
by Shpadoinkle
Mon Jan 21, 2008 2:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0373: "The Data So Far"
Replies: 243
Views: 44410

Re: The Data So Far Discussion

I prefer calling these phenomena as "phenomena that canonical science can not YET explain". OK, there is no generally accepted proof for the existence of energies (or beings) called whatever. But there is also no proof for its non-existence. I have 14 arms. Now, while I have no proof (tha...
by Shpadoinkle
Sun Jan 06, 2008 1:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0363: "Reset"
Replies: 133
Views: 34667

Re: "Reset" Discussion

M.qrius wrote:I could have waited longer, but I quite like beating people by 1 second :)

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