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by Earthling on Mars
Mon Feb 27, 2017 10:09 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 27769
Views: 763584

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by SDK
Mon Feb 27, 2017 7:56 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 65059
Views: 1600588

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by Earthling on Mars
Sun Feb 26, 2017 7:49 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 27769
Views: 763584

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by Earthling on Mars
Sat Feb 25, 2017 4:10 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 27769
Views: 763584

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by Coyne
Sat Feb 25, 2017 1:52 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Today I Learned
Replies: 13074
Views: 979566

Re: Today I Learned

... disarmament." http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2017/02/delicate-sketches-of-the-original-peace-symbol-to-be-exhibited-in-london/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peace_symbols#The_peace_symbol Huh. I always thought it was a circle on a chicken footprint. 8390-bird-footprints-clip-art[1].png
by flicky1991
Fri Feb 24, 2017 7:16 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 69427
Views: 3208365

Re: Count to a Million

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by Sizik
Fri Feb 24, 2017 1:44 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Today I Learned
Replies: 13074
Views: 979566

Re: Today I Learned

... disarmament." http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2017/02/delicate-sketches-of-the-original-peace-symbol-to-be-exhibited-in-london/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peace_symbols#The_peace_symbol It also (supposedly*) resembles a "Nero's cross", leading a Dutch school to recall and ...
by ObsessoMom
Fri Feb 24, 2017 12:00 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Today I Learned
Replies: 13074
Views: 979566

Re: Today I Learned

... disarmament." http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2017/02/delicate-sketches-of-the-original-peace-symbol-to-be-exhibited-in-london/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peace_symbols#The_peace_symbol
by Earthling on Mars
Thu Feb 23, 2017 8:48 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 27769
Views: 763584

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by addams
Thu Feb 23, 2017 3:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 102555
Views: 23361090

Re: 1190: "Time"

It's Doris Day today! I shall drive in to work, avoiding trees and powerlines crashing all around me, dodging flying cows and many other things! Maybe I shall be whisked off in a tornado to another land! --Rakhal Oh...! I am so sorry The Weather has attacked you. Let us know when or if you make it ...
by GnomeAnne
Thu Feb 23, 2017 12:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 102555
Views: 23361090

Re: 1190: "Time"

The mating habits of Limax maximus are considered unusual among slugs: the hermaphrodite slugs court, usually for hours, by circling and licking each other. After this, the slugs will climb into a tree or other high area and then, entwined together, lower themselves on a thick string of mucus, ever...
by ggh
Thu Feb 23, 2017 6:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 102555
Views: 23361090

Re: 1190: "Resonant Rise"

I've never heard of a keyboard slug before. And I had no idea they had so much fun mating. Thank you, Wikipedia. The mating habits of Limax maximus are considered unusual among slugs: the hermaphrodite slugs court, usually for hours, by circling and licking each other. After this, the slugs will cl...
by pogrmman
Thu Feb 23, 2017 3:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0446: "In Popular Culture"
Replies: 142
Views: 28842

Re: 0446: "In Popular Culture"

yosemitehalfdome wrote:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:%22In_popular_culture%22_content#In_popular_culture

My life is complete. Time to activate the implosion of the blogosphere.


Hurrah!

I like how this is literally the only thing in the whole section.
by freezeblade
Wed Feb 22, 2017 5:12 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Today I Learned
Replies: 13074
Views: 979566

Re: Today I Learned

To be exact, all members of genus Prunus (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prunus) can be grafted onto one another, but not other "stone fruit" (technically called "drupes" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drupe). Berries are a whole different ballgame :P
by flicky1991
Wed Feb 22, 2017 1:37 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 27769
Views: 763584

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by yosemitehalfdome
Wed Feb 22, 2017 6:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0446: "In Popular Culture"
Replies: 142
Views: 28842

Re: 0446: "In Popular Culture"

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia ... ar_culture

My life is complete. Time to activate the implosion of the blogosphere.
by slinches
Tue Feb 21, 2017 10:31 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 65059
Views: 1600588

Re: Double Post

Nah, no fancy computer tech needed ...


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wacky_WallWalker
by Tillian
Tue Feb 21, 2017 9:59 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 65059
Views: 1600588

Re: Double Post

by addams
Tue Feb 21, 2017 6:51 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 65059
Views: 1600588

Re: Double Post

oh, Bird, Bird, Plop;
Did you Not read the Wikipedia page on slumps?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slump_(geology)
by Earthling on Mars
Sun Feb 19, 2017 9:48 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 27769
Views: 763584

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by Sableagle
Sun Feb 19, 2017 4:23 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 65059
Views: 1600588

Re: Double Post

... phallus. I know of one "phalloid" mushroom. Google came up with wiki pages for two. The other one is "inedible." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battarrea_phalloides The one I already knew is "a deadly poisonous basidiomycete fungus, one of many in the genus Amanita ...
by addams
Sun Feb 19, 2017 1:27 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 65059
Views: 1600588

Re: Double Post

Just south of there is this valley: https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@54.4086568,-3.3525899,714a,20y,47.25h,81.9t/data=!3m1!1e3 https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c7/Wasdale_from_Wastwater_1.JPG The wind blows into that valley off the sea, full of moisture, gets funnelled in and then hit...
by Sableagle
Sun Feb 19, 2017 10:44 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 65059
Views: 1600588

Re: Double Post

https://c6.staticflickr.com/6/5628/22553412973_cde4312130_b.jpg Oh! Be ye English, Sableagle? Or; Is that part of North West Ireland. https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@54.5356408,-3.3343247,1296a,20y,91.12h,70.32t/data=!3m1!1e3 NW England. The "main" (and only) road along the valley is actua...
by addams
Sun Feb 19, 2017 7:48 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 65059
Views: 1600588

Re: Double Post

The Bright Yellow Banana Slug is common, too.
I've not seen many hanging around.

The Lepards are Thick in numbers.
They Love, Love, Love this weather.

Warning:
The photo is a little soft porn...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banana_slug
by Earthling on Mars
Sat Feb 18, 2017 8:47 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 27769
Views: 763584

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by Earthling on Mars
Fri Feb 17, 2017 4:52 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 27769
Views: 763584

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by Tillian
Fri Feb 17, 2017 8:01 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)
Replies: 32774
Views: 861671

Re: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twist_bread

Haven't made any since I was a wee sausage, dough. Might do it again when I have kids of my own.
by KnightExemplar
Thu Feb 16, 2017 3:21 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 731
Views: 26434

Re: Trump presidency

Obama as been slithering towards war with Russia for 8 years. Wat? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russian_reset http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/04/world/europe/04russia.html Russian relations didn't really deteriorate until the Crimean incident in 2014 . And Trump ...
by Thesh
Wed Feb 15, 2017 3:27 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Random natterings
Replies: 89410
Views: 4747157

Re: Random natterings

... foot. The United Kingdom was unaffected by this problem, as the retriangulation of Great Britain (1936–62) had been done in metres. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foot_(unit)#Survey_foot
by addams
Wed Feb 15, 2017 1:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 102555
Views: 23361090

Re: 1190: "Time"

... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greene_and_Greene umm... The wind is beginning to roar, again. It sounds like a train. (waa!) I don't want to get ...
by KnightExemplar
Wed Feb 15, 2017 6:34 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Housing discussion from ION
Replies: 58
Views: 648

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

... the relevant backgrounds, so the issue gets reduced to discussions of structures and oversimplified analogies about property rights. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Law_of_triviality In the third chapter, "High Finance, or the Point of Vanishing Interest", Parkinson writes about a ...
by addams
Tue Feb 14, 2017 6:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 102555
Views: 23361090

Re: Redundantly: 1190: "Time"

... "She may have a place in the Smithsonian." Do you know The Story of Ken Kesey's Bus “Furthur"? And The Cool-Aid Acid Trip? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Electric_Kool-Aid_Acid_Test oh...Ho-Hum... Mr. Kesey was all grown up and living on the other side of Mt. Pisgah from me, ...
by Sableagle
Tue Feb 14, 2017 2:13 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 65059
Views: 1600588

Re: Double Post

by Sableagle
Tue Feb 14, 2017 11:47 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 65059
Views: 1600588

Re: Double Post

It is a beautiful night, out there. The usual fog bank hangs out over the water. Up here, bright stars twinkle through openings in wispy cirrus. oh...Its pretty. Not even a whisper of wind... As long as it's Otter Point not Spivey Point I think that's alright. Otter Point: https://www.youtube.com/w...
by addams
Tue Feb 14, 2017 7:16 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 65059
Views: 1600588

Re: Double Post

I must bare the blame for getting on the train.
And; For riding it to Un-Fair Land.

but, but...White people Do have roots like European Blackberry!
Once you have them...(jeeze)

Kudzu might be worse.
I've never known a Kudzu.

Have you?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kudzu
by addams
Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:31 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 65059
Views: 1600588

Re: Double Post

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slump_(geology)
Common planar surfaces of failure include joints or bedding planes, especially where a permeable layer overrides an impermeable surface.

We have interesting layers of ignious and metamorphic materials.
by Morfos
Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1798: "Box Plot"
Replies: 15
Views: 1442

Re: 1798: "Box Plot"

by somitomi
Mon Feb 13, 2017 5:19 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count that resets after an hour of inactivity
Replies: 680
Views: 1807

Re: Count that resets after an hour of inactivity

Apparently we're going to write quite a lot of zeroes, so why not stir things up with pictures of zeroes? https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/7/7e/0_km_-_Clark_%C3%81d%C3%A1m_t%C3%A9r%2C_2015.02.14.JPG/450px-0_km_-_Clark_%C3%81d%C3%A1m_t%C3%A9r%2C_2015.02.14.JPG
by Earthling on Mars
Mon Feb 13, 2017 1:32 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 27769
Views: 763584

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by Sustainabilizer
Sat Feb 11, 2017 9:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 102555
Views: 23361090

Re: 1190: Time for Another Signpost

... harmonies between the two made an even more beautiful song. I love this place. :) gghGOOMH – or just stay there. It's okay. Be welcome. :) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curitiba I found the following statement very interesting. Curitiba has a very high Human Development Index reading at 0.856. ...

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