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by Earthling on Mars
Mon Jun 26, 2017 8:41 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 31691
Views: 969692

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by Monika
Sat Jun 24, 2017 3:19 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Annoying words, and Words You Hate
Replies: 1925
Views: 334688

Re: Annoying words, and Words You Hate

In Mexico Estados Unidos refers to the United Mexican States and $ stands for Mexican Pesos and that got me very confused. In German we use Amerika both for the continent (North and South count as 1 not 2) and the USA. There are 4-7 continents, Wikipedia has a rough list which countries count them h...
by flicky1991
Sat Jun 24, 2017 10:57 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 31691
Views: 969692

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by flicky1991
Sat Jun 24, 2017 7:39 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 71735
Views: 3790184

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by Earthling on Mars
Wed Jun 21, 2017 12:32 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 31691
Views: 969692

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by flicky1991
Tue Jun 20, 2017 11:31 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 31691
Views: 969692

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by flicky1991
Tue Jun 20, 2017 5:18 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 71735
Views: 3790184

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by Soupspoon
Sun Jun 18, 2017 2:30 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 13733
Views: 1693001

Re: In other news... (humorous news items)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outrigger_canoe https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canoe_sailing There is of course going to be a continuum of maritime 1 vessels. Parallel and derivative developments upsizing and downsizing 'types' to ...
by Earthling on Mars
Sat Jun 17, 2017 12:31 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 31691
Views: 969692

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by flicky1991
Sat Jun 17, 2017 7:01 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 71735
Views: 3790184

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by Earthling on Mars
Thu Jun 15, 2017 6:42 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 31691
Views: 969692

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by Yakk
Thu Jun 15, 2017 4:05 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Puerto Rico Debt Crisis: $70+ Billion in Debt and counting
Replies: 29
Views: 5344

Re: Puerto Rico Debt Crisis: $70+ Billion in Debt and counting

... you want to do X (which the government wants), or Y (which is not the status quo, and is akin to shooting yourself in the head)". See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puerto_Rican_status_referendum,_2012
by Earthling on Mars
Wed Jun 14, 2017 12:31 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 31691
Views: 969692

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by Eternal Density
Wed Jun 14, 2017 5:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1849: "Decades"
Replies: 80
Views: 2975

Re: 1849: "Decades"

Wikipedia's entry on Culture for the 2000s is...depressingly empty. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2000s_(decade)#Culture I had no idea Rolf Harris painted an official portrait of the Queen! Somehow, I watched none of the Oscar best pictures, but played four of ...
by Draco18s
Wed Jun 14, 2017 3:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1849: "Decades"
Replies: 80
Views: 2975

Re: 1849: "Decades"

Wikipedia's entry on Culture for the 2000s is...depressingly empty.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2000s_(decade)#Culture
by Earthling on Mars
Mon Jun 12, 2017 9:24 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 31691
Views: 969692

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by Earthling on Mars
Sun Jun 11, 2017 12:31 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 31691
Views: 969692

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by Earthling on Mars
Fri Jun 09, 2017 8:59 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 31691
Views: 969692

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by Soupspoon
Thu Jun 08, 2017 8:29 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Superconducting CPU?
Replies: 66
Views: 1902

Re: Superconducting CPU?

wumpus wrote:(typically the four-digit number in the socket name stands for the number of pins)

Chips used to be faaar simpler in the olden days: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Socket_1

;)
by Earthling on Mars
Thu Jun 08, 2017 2:57 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 31691
Views: 969692

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by Earthling on Mars
Wed Jun 07, 2017 2:44 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 31691
Views: 969692

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by moops
Tue Jun 06, 2017 8:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1846: "Drone Problems"
Replies: 14
Views: 1265

Re: 1846: "Drone Problems"

This is basically how Iran got a Predator drone. Jammed the signal and let it crash.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iran-U.S._RQ-170_incident

Edit: Sorry, UAV recon drone from Lockheed, in 2011.
by Earthling on Mars
Tue Jun 06, 2017 7:43 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 31691
Views: 969692

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by Earthling on Mars
Mon Jun 05, 2017 12:34 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 31691
Views: 969692

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by Quercus
Mon Jun 05, 2017 12:34 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 2708
Views: 285864

Re: The Darker Side of the News

Benches, fountains, sculptures,.. if there's a row of objects less than 1.8m apart, you're looking at a vehicle barrier. And unless those benches happen to be made out of reinforced concrete, a large truck will just ignore it. They often are made out of reinforced concrete. This is a bench you see ...
by Earthling on Mars
Sat Jun 03, 2017 9:03 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 31691
Views: 969692

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by qvxb
Fri Jun 02, 2017 12:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1844: "Voting Systems"
Replies: 83
Views: 3351

Re: 1844: "Voting Systems"

Judas goats are sometimes very important. Yeah, talkin' about you Rush, Sean, et al..

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Judas_goat
by Mikeski
Thu Jun 01, 2017 1:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1046: "Skynet"
Replies: 86
Views: 20306

Re: 1046: Skynet

orthogon wrote:
chetofuor wrote:Social cognition student reporting in!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semantic_satiation

Is there an opposite of Semantic Satiation? I only ask because covfefe totally started seeming like a real word.

Even if it has a name already, it should be called Carrolling.
by orthogon
Thu Jun 01, 2017 12:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1046: "Skynet"
Replies: 86
Views: 20306

Re: 1046: Skynet

chetofuor wrote:Social cognition student reporting in!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semantic_satiation


Is there an opposite of Semantic Satiation? I only ask because covfefe totally started seeming like a real word.
by flicky1991
Thu Jun 01, 2017 6:54 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 31691
Views: 969692

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by The Snide Sniper
Wed May 31, 2017 3:57 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 71735
Views: 3790184

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by Earthling on Mars
Tue May 30, 2017 7:51 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 31691
Views: 969692

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by Earthling on Mars
Mon May 29, 2017 9:16 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 31691
Views: 969692

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by Earthling on Mars
Sun May 28, 2017 9:14 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 31691
Views: 969692

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by The Snide Sniper
Sun May 28, 2017 8:18 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 71735
Views: 3790184

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by Earthling on Mars
Sat May 27, 2017 12:32 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 31691
Views: 969692

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by Earthling on Mars
Fri May 26, 2017 5:42 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 31691
Views: 969692

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by >-)
Fri May 26, 2017 2:52 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Superconducting CPU?
Replies: 66
Views: 1902

Re: Superconducting CPU?

i don't see any reason why, here's the wikipedia page on it
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Superconducting_computing
by radams
Fri May 26, 2017 4:56 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Confused: how does ZFC allow surreal numbers?
Replies: 4
Views: 567

Re: Confused: how does ZFC allow surreal numbers?

The usual move is to work in ZFC plus the axiom "There exists a Grothendieck universe". https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grothendieck_universe Then let U be a Grothendieck universe, and replace 'set' with 'element of U', and 'class' with 'set'. Incidentally, Wiles' proof ...

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