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Re: Double Post

Do you want an Animal Update? Too bad. Here is one, anyway. I think this is The Guy. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pholcidae They are common, harmless, as far as I know, and sometimes pretty. One was caught up in my sweeping a day or two ago. I saw him. He walked away ...
by addams
Sun Dec 21, 2014 4:36 am UTC
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 9174
Views: 177260

Re: We Are Not Alone.

Additionally, the nutrients in the sub-solar regions largely consist of what sinks down from the areas where solar energy drives the ecosystem. Removing the sun from the ecology does pose significant energy concerns, which is particularly troublesome when you are proposing a particularly massive co...
by skolnick1
Sat Dec 20, 2014 5:42 pm UTC
 
Forum: Science
Topic: We Are Not Alone.
Replies: 20
Views: 783

Re: Album Cover'd!

The rules, from the OP: 1 - Go to wikipedia. Hit "random". http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Random The first random wikipedia article you get is the name of your band. 2 - Go to Random quotations: http://www.quotationspage.com/random.php3 The last ...
by Vytron
Fri Dec 19, 2014 6:24 pm UTC
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Album Cover'd!
Replies: 251
Views: 17783

Re: Guess the Next (Movie) Poster

:?: I tried to extract the title from your image URL but could not. Oh, sorry, it was It's A Wonderful Life, I didn't know they didn't allow hotlinking. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/6/66/The_sixth_sense.jpg/220px-The_sixth_sense.jpg And... Nope. King Kong?
by Vytron
Fri Dec 19, 2014 5:19 pm UTC
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess the Next (Movie) Poster
Replies: 58
Views: 879

Re: Today I Learned

Today, I learned a new word. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mondegreen Mondegreen. Lady Mondegreen. oh, sure. That one is going to slip into casual conversations. If I tried that, I'd fuck it up. "oh." I might say. "It a laid him ...
by addams
Fri Dec 19, 2014 4:36 pm UTC
 
Forum: General
Topic: Today I Learned
Replies: 12397
Views: 605878

Re: Guess the Next (Movie) Poster

Image

No.

Spoiler:
The Hunt for Red October

?
by tms
Fri Dec 19, 2014 4:15 pm UTC
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess the Next (Movie) Poster
Replies: 58
Views: 879

Re: Today I Learned

by Angua
Fri Dec 19, 2014 2:20 pm UTC
 
Forum: General
Topic: Today I Learned
Replies: 12397
Views: 605878

Re: Count to a Million

59,746 That's as random as Randall's random number. Here's a real random article: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Random Charles Frédéric Gerhardt (21 August 1816 – 19 August 1856) was a French chemist. He died on August 19, 1856, two days short of his birthday, ...
by addams
Thu Dec 18, 2014 11:50 pm UTC
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 59772
Views: 1512460

Re: Today I Learned

... It's a shield volcano. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shield_volcano Everyone already knows that. Do you know about the men European Men that walked out of a Prison and walked up That ...
by addams
Thu Dec 18, 2014 9:29 pm UTC
 
Forum: General
Topic: Today I Learned
Replies: 12397
Views: 605878

Re: Guess the Next (Movie) Poster

Image
Not here.

Guess:
Spoiler:
Silent Running
?
by tms
Thu Dec 18, 2014 9:01 pm UTC
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess the Next (Movie) Poster
Replies: 58
Views: 879

Re: Today I Learned

... one... of course, now that I think about it, I probably mistook "glow in the dark" for "neon", but hey, I was a kid. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mondegreen http://www.uh.edu/~mbarber/mondegreens.html it's got a name
by DSenette
Thu Dec 18, 2014 7:27 pm UTC
 
Forum: General
Topic: Today I Learned
Replies: 12397
Views: 605878

Re: Guess the Next (Movie) Poster

Image
Nah.
Spoiler:
Fiddler on the Roof?
by Earthling on Mars
Thu Dec 18, 2014 7:03 pm UTC
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess the Next (Movie) Poster
Replies: 58
Views: 879

Re: 1461: "Payloads"

Djehutynakht wrote:We have T Rex's in space.

I think we're doomed.


Did you miss that BBC documentary on it?

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by Jackpot777
Thu Dec 18, 2014 6:04 pm UTC
 
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1461: "Payloads"
Replies: 52
Views: 2895

Re: 1461: "Payloads"

... already addressed this. If 1 horse = 1000 pounds (and it looks like it does, more or less), then 21 horses is about 9500 kg. Going by https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_orbital_launch_systems , the best match in the early 2000's is Delta IV-M.
by mathmannix
Thu Dec 18, 2014 4:39 pm UTC
 
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1461: "Payloads"
Replies: 52
Views: 2895

Re: A Little Thought About Nomadic Planets

Because they would be hot. A small star wold eventually form a cold black dwarf. But, this would take a long time. According to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stellar_evolution#Stellar_remnants However, the universe is not old enough for any black dwarfs to exist yet. Would we be able to tell ...
by mathmannix
Thu Dec 18, 2014 2:26 pm UTC
 
Forum: Science
Topic: A Little Thought About Nomadic Planets
Replies: 7
Views: 689

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

... sabotage and terrorism put them much further into the wrong than we (in the case of this particular event). Also, in related comedy: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Jong-un The picture being used for Kim Jong-Un's profile on Wikipedia is a hand-drawn sketch. I can't exactly gather why, ...
by Djehutynakht
Thu Dec 18, 2014 1:47 pm UTC
 
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)
Replies: 10227
Views: 776972

Re: "T. Rex" and the Crater of Doom question

... is a remnant, but such remnants are generally ejected with substantial velocity, probably due to asymmetry in the supernova explosion. From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supernova#Asymmetry A long-standing puzzle surrounding Type II supernovae is why the compact object remaining after the explosion ...
by PM 2Ring
Thu Dec 18, 2014 5:56 am UTC
 
Forum: Science
Topic: "T. Rex" and the Crater of Doom question
Replies: 5
Views: 262

Re: Dixit

It's guess time! Here are your options: 1 http://de.touhouwiki.net/images/8/8f/De_Chen.png 2 http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-jwr2vDnZ6_0/UO5qvMUBhlI/AAAAAAAAAdA/zE3yb8gb-kU/s400/cat.jpg 3 http://echochamber.me/download/file.php?id=47000 4 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d9/Bastet.svg...
by Vytron
Wed Dec 17, 2014 10:00 pm UTC
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Dixit
Replies: 67
Views: 1929

Re: Fingers on Humans

by gmalivuk
Wed Dec 17, 2014 9:24 pm UTC
 
Forum: Science
Topic: Fingers on Humans
Replies: 52
Views: 1325

Re: 1461: "Payloads"

The next Apollo mission will be to get two horses up on the Moon, where they can play H.O.R.S.E. Been there. Done that. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/ac/Apollo_13-insignia.png/180px-Apollo_13-insignia.png OK...haven't really been there been there.
by Keyman
Wed Dec 17, 2014 5:02 pm UTC
 
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1461: "Payloads"
Replies: 52
Views: 2895

Re: Count to a Million

59732

That's as random as Randall's random number. Here's a real random article:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Random
by flicky1991
Tue Dec 16, 2014 7:26 pm UTC
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 59772
Views: 1512460

Re: Fingers on Humans

Look at the sixth gesture here (ASL sign for 6) , is that what you're talking about? Holding the other fingers perfectly straight is a little awkward for me, but getting the thumb and piny tips to touch is effortless. Hmm. I can't tell for certain from the picture, as it is from the front, but in m...
by mathmannix
Tue Dec 16, 2014 7:20 pm UTC
 
Forum: Science
Topic: Fingers on Humans
Replies: 52
Views: 1325

Re: Count to a Million

59731

Have a random article from Wikipedia.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gazete_ODT%C3%9CL%C3%9C
by cyanyoshi
Tue Dec 16, 2014 6:23 pm UTC
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 59772
Views: 1512460

Re: 0977: "Map Projections"

... regard to trees) I love that Old Poem. It's nice to have things like that Pop Up. Thank you for that link. oh, Some one said it directly. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Map–territory_relation The Map is not The Territory. Do you remember learning to read Maps? What a funny experience.
by addams
Tue Dec 16, 2014 7:20 am UTC
 
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0977: "Map Projections"
Replies: 344
Views: 71848

Re: Top 0.1% to pass bottom 90% of Americans in combined wea

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/marlin-steels-smart-matrix-for-job-and-wage-growth/2014/12/12/977cd030-8151-11e4-81fd-8c4814dfa9d7_story.html Let's change our perspective a bit. Instead of assuming we are on the cutting edge of free market principles in the US, let's think of it another way....
by Tyndmyr
Mon Dec 15, 2014 6:50 pm UTC
 
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Top 0.1% to pass bottom 90% of Americans in combined wealth
Replies: 541
Views: 16635

Re: Fingers on Humans

Angua wrote:http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polymelia

There's a really odd museum in Kansas that features half a dozen cattle with that.
by Izawwlgood
Sun Dec 14, 2014 2:50 pm UTC
 
Forum: Science
Topic: Fingers on Humans
Replies: 52
Views: 1325

Re: Guess the Next (Movie) Poster

Image

Nope...

Spoiler:
Robin Hood?
by Vytron
Sun Dec 14, 2014 2:10 pm UTC
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess the Next (Movie) Poster
Replies: 58
Views: 879

Re: Guess the Next (Movie) Poster

Image

No.

Spoiler:
Boyhood?
by Earthling on Mars
Sun Dec 14, 2014 1:59 pm UTC
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess the Next (Movie) Poster
Replies: 58
Views: 879

Re: Fingers on Humans

by Angua
Sun Dec 14, 2014 1:46 pm UTC
 
Forum: Science
Topic: Fingers on Humans
Replies: 52
Views: 1325

Re: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition

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by Earthling on Mars
Sun Dec 14, 2014 1:44 pm UTC
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 5350
Views: 95788

Re: Guess the Next (Movie) Poster

Image

Nuh huh.

Spoiler:
Any Spiderman movie?
by Vytron
Sun Dec 14, 2014 2:52 am UTC
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess the Next (Movie) Poster
Replies: 58
Views: 879

Re: (F)leeting (A)nd (R)andom (T)houghts

... Mindless twits their halmark. I've seen more than anyone should. Ohhh, more drug addicted Irish whores and drugged out shrinks? Fuck off. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enhanced_interrogation_techniques " I've only got 20 more years at the most. I gotta get something to take care of my old ...
by Sombrero Cat
Sat Dec 13, 2014 10:53 pm UTC
 
Forum: General
Topic: (F)leeting (A)nd (R)andom (T)houghts
Replies: 86962
Views: 2494652

Re: Dixit

My picture:
Spoiler:
Image
by Reecer6
Sat Dec 13, 2014 7:16 pm UTC
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Dixit
Replies: 67
Views: 1929

Re: Double Post

... "You are Not the Merry Pranksters." I had communication problems with Those People. A link for Cultural Reference. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Merry_Pranksters
by addams
Sat Dec 13, 2014 3:38 pm UTC
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 9174
Views: 177260

Re: Police misbehavior thread

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_of_Eric_Garner That doesn't seem to match with the wiki entry. Where are you getting your info from? I got my info from the video. Your link does not disagree with my description at all. It simply doesn't go into the manor in which the neck injury was sustained ...
by mosc
Wed Dec 10, 2014 1:53 pm UTC
 
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 2730
Views: 205354

Re: Guess the Next (Movie) Poster

Image

I mean, so.

Spoiler:
Face-off?
by Vytron
Wed Dec 10, 2014 7:38 am UTC
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess the Next (Movie) Poster
Replies: 58
Views: 879

Re: Police misbehavior thread

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_of_Eric_Garner
That doesn't seem to match with the wiki entry. Where are you getting your info from?
by sardia
Tue Dec 09, 2014 9:46 pm UTC
 
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 2730
Views: 205354

Re: RELATIVITY QUESTIONS! (and other common queries)

... traveled by the record holder in one second vs. a photon or other light speed particle is on the order of the diameter of the proton. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oh-My-God_particle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ultra-high-energy_cosmic_ray Protons are not points, by the way. They are composite ...
by thoughtfully
Tue Dec 09, 2014 3:55 pm UTC
 
Forum: Science
Topic: RELATIVITY QUESTIONS! (and other common queries)
Replies: 2295
Views: 290353

Re: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition

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Earthling on Mars wrote:4874

(fix this one)
by adnapemit
Tue Dec 09, 2014 3:42 pm UTC
 
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 5350
Views: 95788

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hey all - been keeping up with the OTT lately, just had little to add 37 , and less time 1190 in which to do so. Today's decree made me want to chime in ding with one one of my favorite paradoxes 1==-1 If you have time 1190 , I'd recommend checking out the ladder paradox (fairly nice writeup 285 on ...
by Febrion
Tue Dec 09, 2014 3:28 pm UTC
 
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 87554
Views: 8187345
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