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by Ranbot
Wed Apr 26, 2017 1:05 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Breaking Up the United States
Replies: 64
Views: 3386

Re: Breaking Up the United States

I've read a handful of articles recently that have discussed the problem in the United States that the division between "Red America"* and "Blue America"* has become so severe that the two sides may be irreconcilable. I think this assertion is fundamentally flawed as shown in th...
by Earthling on Mars
Tue Apr 25, 2017 9:03 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 29716
Views: 844352

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by addams
Tue Apr 25, 2017 2:52 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 70942
Views: 3465504

Re: Count to a Million

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It may not be the West Coast of The U.S.
I looks like the West Coast of The U.S.
by Earthling on Mars
Mon Apr 24, 2017 3:54 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 29716
Views: 844352

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by flicky1991
Mon Apr 24, 2017 12:16 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 70766
Views: 1851821

Re: Double Post

addams wrote:The answer is Jupiter.
Lo is a moon of Jupiter.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Io_(moon)

L isn't I!

I'm not L!
by addams
Mon Apr 24, 2017 7:24 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 70766
Views: 1851821

Re: Double Post

The answer is Jupiter.
Lo is a moon of Jupiter.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Io_(moon)
by Earthling on Mars
Sun Apr 23, 2017 12:33 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 29716
Views: 844352

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by freezeblade
Fri Apr 21, 2017 4:33 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 1283
Views: 55723

Re: Trump presidency

... / the far right in general tend not to have many artistic sorts among them, so presumably the image was plagiarised from somewhere. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/We_Can_Do_It! Edit: California is... you know how California is... But with all the ruckus going on in UC Berkley right now, I'd ...
by flicky1991
Thu Apr 20, 2017 8:46 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 70766
Views: 1851821

Re: Double Post

Bubble Bobble:
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Puzzle Bobble 4 / Bust-A-Move 4:
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by Tillian
Thu Apr 20, 2017 7:27 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 70766
Views: 1851821

Re: Double Post

Oh, and all of you need diff-geometry to eat pizza: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theorema_Egregium
by Earthling on Mars
Thu Apr 20, 2017 12:37 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 29716
Views: 844352

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by Earthling on Mars
Wed Apr 19, 2017 12:37 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 29716
Views: 844352

Re: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition

2 9 44 0 https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/7/76/Pel%C3%ADcano_pardo_de_las_Gal%C3%A1pagos_%28Pelecanus_occidentalis_urinator%29%2C_Bah%C3%ADa_Tortuga%2C_isla_Santa_Cruz%2C_islas_Gal%C3%A1pagos%2C_Ecuador%2C_2015-07-26%2C_DD_32.JPG/640px-Pel%C3%ADcano_pardo_de_las_Gal%C3%A1pagos_%...
by DanAxtell
Wed Apr 19, 2017 11:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1826: "Birdwatching"
Replies: 43
Views: 4742

Re: 1826: "Birdwatching"

The original size of Comic 1826 was 10,679 × 3,577 pixels. That’s 38198783 pixels or 10010001101101110111110111 in binary. In base twenty it’s biegif. Here’s bie.gif from Wikimedia: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/it/2/2b/BIE.gif Googling 38198783 brings up a picture of Uma Thurman and Quenti...
by SirGabriel
Mon Apr 17, 2017 10:34 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: 20 Questions Variant
Replies: 237
Views: 1656

Re: 20 Questions Variant

It's called a Family Bible - https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Family_Bible_(book) . I actually thought of that a while ago, then forgot. Also, I didn't realize family Bibles had been around longer than the printing press. SirGabriel, do you want to come up with something? Since phillip's already com...
by 12obin
Mon Apr 17, 2017 10:03 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: 20 Questions Variant
Replies: 237
Views: 1656

Re: 20 Questions Variant

stopmadnessnow wrote: It's called a Family Bible - https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Family_Bible_(book).


Dang, I've heard of those but would never have gotten there. Sorry.
by Earthling on Mars
Mon Apr 17, 2017 9:00 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 29716
Views: 844352

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by gmalivuk
Mon Apr 17, 2017 12:50 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: will every mandelbrot zoom end in a black point?
Replies: 3
Views: 233

Re: will every mandelbrot zoom end in a black point?

... the point (0+0i) will ever yield an "interesting" zoom. I suspect the points chosen for fancy zooms are "special". https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandelbrot_set#Self-similarity That says it's self-similar in neighborhoods of the Misiurewicz points , which are dense on the ...
by Xenomortis
Mon Apr 17, 2017 11:00 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: will every mandelbrot zoom end in a black point?
Replies: 3
Views: 233

Re: will every mandelbrot zoom end in a black point?

I don't think zooming into the point (0+0i) will ever yield an "interesting" zoom.
I suspect the points chosen for fancy zooms are "special".
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandelbro ... similarity
by Jorpho
Sun Apr 16, 2017 9:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1812: "Onboarding"
Replies: 34
Views: 2794

Re: 1812: "Onboarding"

AnnaBee wrote:Bismuth is not a metal. Its a semi-metal.
That's something of a stretch. It would be like saying aluminum isn't a metal.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lists_of_metalloids
by Earthling on Mars
Sun Apr 16, 2017 8:32 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 29716
Views: 844352

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by Earthling on Mars
Sat Apr 15, 2017 6:22 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 29716
Views: 844352

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by stopmadnessnow
Sat Apr 15, 2017 5:10 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: 20 Questions Variant
Replies: 237
Views: 1656

Re: 20 Questions Variant

No, the added material is not related to the Bible as such.

Questions left: 1

EDIT: Times up. It's called a Family Bible - https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Family_Bible_(book).

Better luck next time. SirGabriel, do you want to come up with something?
by Earthling on Mars
Fri Apr 14, 2017 6:10 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 29716
Views: 844352

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by Earthling on Mars
Thu Apr 13, 2017 3:54 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 29716
Views: 844352

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by KnightExemplar
Thu Apr 13, 2017 3:08 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Misogyny Kool-Aid
Replies: 56
Views: 1325

Re: The Misogyny Kool-Aid

... this in the first place. These terms are relative, but I find them important to keep in mind. This is an art more than it is a science. * https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Primary_source * https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Secondary_source * https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tertiary_source So watching the ...
by markfiend
Thu Apr 13, 2017 10:41 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Science-based what-if questions
Replies: 266
Views: 12935

Re: Science-based what-if questions

Zamfir wrote:you can make gold-oxide based glass, somewhat coloured perhaps

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cranberry_glass
by Soupspoon
Wed Apr 12, 2017 11:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1823: "Hottest Editors"
Replies: 54
Views: 2360

Re: 1823: "Hottest Editors"

Vim: https://www.janitorialdirect.co.uk/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/450x/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/v/i/vim-scouring-powder-double-bleach-500g-janitorial-direct.jpg Emacs: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/f/fa/Apple-eMac-FL.jpg/247px-Apple-eMac-FL.jpg https://upload...
by peterdavidcarter
Wed Apr 12, 2017 10:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1823: "Hottest Editors"
Replies: 54
Views: 2360

Re: 1823: "Hottest Editors"

p.s. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CRISPR with Vim keybindings... think about it...
by flicky1991
Wed Apr 12, 2017 5:37 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 29716
Views: 844352

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by p1t1o
Tue Apr 11, 2017 8:53 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: About Sin-gi-jeon
Replies: 3
Views: 262

Re: About Sin-gi-jeon

There is no arrow that can pierce *all* armour. The best tempered plate armours from italy could resist a level-shot bodkin and an uncontained gunpowder charge isn't going to do much more than disorient a person in full-plate. Gunpowder is not that powerful. Traditional Samurai did not have access t...
by Earthling on Mars
Mon Apr 10, 2017 9:03 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 29716
Views: 844352

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by jello34543
Mon Apr 10, 2017 8:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1822: "Existential Bug Report"
Replies: 35
Views: 1740

Re: 1822: "Existential Bug Report"

comic wrote:ISSUE: If we wait long enough, the Earth will eventually be consumed by the Sun.
WORKAROUND: None.


WORKAROUND: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space_colonization
by The Snide Sniper
Mon Apr 10, 2017 6:35 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 70942
Views: 3465504

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by Earthling on Mars
Sun Apr 09, 2017 6:14 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 29716
Views: 844352

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by Earthling on Mars
Sat Apr 08, 2017 2:44 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 29716
Views: 844352

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by Earthling on Mars
Fri Apr 07, 2017 12:36 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 29716
Views: 844352

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by flicky1991
Thu Apr 06, 2017 6:54 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 29716
Views: 844352

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by Earthling on Mars
Wed Apr 05, 2017 12:37 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 29716
Views: 844352

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by p1t1o
Wed Apr 05, 2017 9:37 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Why haven't any animals evolved wheels?
Replies: 10
Views: 529

Re: Why haven't any animals evolved wheels?

Rolling locomotion for speed you say?

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

Not quite sure if it counts as a "wheel" but still...
by Earthling on Mars
Mon Apr 03, 2017 2:21 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 29716
Views: 844352

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