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by BlitzGirl
Tue May 03, 2016 11:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 99072
Views: 17898113

Re: 1190: "Time"

Cue is dusting off his hands after having buried...somethUNG: http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/3b143cf505120016fcb677a5c966a12dea9aa7807a7ff74a1a0985eba6ba1f7a.png OTT Time Travel: Newpage 513 Top contenders are human waste and camping waste. I think later in the OTT remains of a fire are suggested ...
by ZoomanSP
Tue May 03, 2016 1:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 99072
Views: 17898113

Re: 1190: "Time"

oh, Thunk! ....you have scary air. "Scary Air" is the title of VHS's first movie soundtrack album. Unfortunately, the movie's title was heretical ( The Air is Big ) and it flopped. Not VHF? They changed for their first video clip ? I think it was a rights issue between the...
by Febrion
Mon May 02, 2016 9:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 99072
Views: 17898113

Re: 1190: "Time"

oh, Thunk! ....you have scary air. "Scary Air" is the title of VHS's first movie soundtrack album. Unfortunately, the movie's title was heretical ( The Air is Big ) and it flopped. Not VHF? They changed for their first video clip ? I think it was a rights issue between the...
by ucim
Mon May 02, 2016 9:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 99072
Views: 17898113

Re: 1190: "Time"

oh, Thunk! ....you have scary air. "Scary Air" is the title of VHS's first movie soundtrack album. Unfortunately, the movie's title was heretical ( The Air is Big ) and it flopped. Not VHF? They changed for their first video clip ? I think it was a rights issue between the film studio and...
by Earthling on Mars
Mon May 02, 2016 12:27 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 21071
Views: 526170

Re: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition

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by ZoomanSP
Mon May 02, 2016 10:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 99072
Views: 17898113

Re: 1190: "Time"

oh, Thunk! ....you have scary air. "Scary Air" is the title of VHS's first movie soundtrack album. Unfortunately, the movie's title was heretical ( The Air is Big ) and it flopped. Not VHF? They changed for their first video clip ? I think it was a rights issue between the film studio and...
by James in Toronto
Sun May 01, 2016 11:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1674: "Adult"
Replies: 35
Views: 2042

Re: 1674: "Adult"

url=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marchette_Chute]Marchette Chute[/url] is the underappreciated poet/scholar who, on page 71, taught me a small truth about grownupness: When I grow up I’ll carry a stick And be very dignified, I’ll ...
by KnightExemplar
Sat Apr 30, 2016 4:03 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Chess!
Replies: 55
Views: 5272

Re: Chess!

... do) Most commonly a queen is valued at 9, while a rook is 5 and knight and bishop each are 3, so 11 in total which is more than the queen. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chess_piece_relative_value Yeah. I know the general values, but I typically am not doing much math when I'm calculating positions. ...
by sardia
Sat Apr 30, 2016 1:15 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Police misbehavior thread
Replies: 4889
Views: 486167

Re: Police misbehavior thread

... you would have to know he was a pedophile, violate his rights, then as a result of violating his rights, convict him of pedophilia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fruit_of_the_poisonous_tree
by lorb
Sat Apr 30, 2016 9:58 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Chess!
Replies: 55
Views: 5272

Re: Chess!

... do) Most commonly a queen is valued at 9, while a rook is 5 and knight and bishop each are 3, so 11 in total which is more than the queen. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chess_piece_relative_value
by Earthling on Mars
Fri Apr 29, 2016 9:13 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 21071
Views: 526170

Re: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition

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by Earthling on Mars
Fri Apr 29, 2016 2:25 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 21071
Views: 526170

Re: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition

2 0 9 6 0 https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/ab/%D0%9F%D0%BE%D0%BF%D0%B5%D1%80%D0%B5%D1%87%D0%BD%D1%8B%D0%B9_%D1%81%D1%80%D0%B5%D0%B7_%D0%BF%D0%BE%D0%B1%D0%B5%D0%B3%D0%B0_Casuarina_equisetifolia.jpg/640px-%D0%9F%D0%BE%D0%BF%D0%B5%D1%80%D0%B5%D1%87%D0%BD%D1%8B%D0%B9_%D1%81%D1%80%...
by adnapemit
Fri Apr 29, 2016 12:58 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 21071
Views: 526170

Re: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition

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by Earthling on Mars
Fri Apr 29, 2016 12:50 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 21071
Views: 526170

Re: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition

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by PsiCubed
Thu Apr 28, 2016 8:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1673: “Timeline of Bicycle Design”
Replies: 60
Views: 3326

Re: 1673: “Timeline of Bicycle Design”

I think the actual gag is something else: among all those wacky designs from today's comic, the one labelled "1875" stands out for accurately depicting an actual stage in the real evolution of the bicycle . To someone not familiar with historical bikes, however, that one might perhaps see...
by Neil_Boekend
Thu Apr 28, 2016 8:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1673: “Timeline of Bicycle Design”
Replies: 60
Views: 3326

Re: 1673: “Timeline of Bicycle Design”

... Next steps: a recumberent, a velomobile and a tilting velomobile (still being developed) While looking for something else, I came across https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sideways_bike Really? The balancing explanation seems to ignore that 'front/back balancing' is only relative to the rider, not ...
by Earthling on Mars
Wed Apr 27, 2016 9:12 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 21071
Views: 526170

Re: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition

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by Soupspoon
Wed Apr 27, 2016 3:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1673: “Timeline of Bicycle Design”
Replies: 60
Views: 3326

Re: 1673: “Timeline of Bicycle Design”

While looking for something else, I came across https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sideways_bike Really? The balancing explanation seems to ignore that 'front/back balancing' is only relative to the rider, not the bike. And the "Disadvantages" section ...
by mathmannix
Tue Apr 26, 2016 3:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1672: "Women on 20s"
Replies: 196
Views: 6698

Re: 1672: "Women on 20s"

... but that doesn't really count.)? Theodore Roosevelt. I think he should be on the $20. Look at the rankings on Wikipedia or any other site https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Historical_rankings_of_Presidents_of_the_United_States https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/monkey-cage/wp/2015/02/16/new-ranking-of-u-s-presidents-puts-lincoln-1-obama-18-kennedy-judged-most-over-rated/ ...
by gimmespamnow
Mon Apr 25, 2016 9:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1669: Planespotting
Replies: 51
Views: 3357

Re: 1669: Planespotting

... while allows them to trade airspeed, (if you aim the plane down it will go faster,) for power to run the radio/control the flaps/etc: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ram_air_turbine Of course, complete engine failure is rare on large planes, (with the obvious except of running out of fuel.)
by pixeldigger
Mon Apr 25, 2016 4:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1669: Planespotting
Replies: 51
Views: 3357

Re: 1669: Planespotting

Here's a few more for you planespotters out there: http://www.toolman.co.uk/acatalog/STA-1-12-003.jpg https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/c/ca/London_Plane_Whole.jpg/225px-London_Plane_Whole.jpg r . k =0 you forgot these planes . . Inclined, wrapped around cylinders http://www.hobb...
by addams
Mon Apr 25, 2016 2:05 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 31698
Views: 934727

Re: Double Post

I was given a bag of food grade this stuff:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diatomaceous_earth

I think it is making a difference!
Have you ever tried it?
by Earthling on Mars
Sun Apr 24, 2016 9:18 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 21071
Views: 526170

Re: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition

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by addams
Sat Apr 23, 2016 8:04 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 31698
Views: 934727

Re: Double Post

This is Why she called it '64 Questions'.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_$64,000_Question

She changed the game to fit her circumstances.
by addams
Sat Apr 23, 2016 6:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 99072
Views: 17898113

Re: 1190: "Time"

... because long and off topic. Some places, a long walk on the beach is a thing a person might train for. This Lost Coast is one such place: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lost_Coast The Lost Coast has a Trail. The Lost Coast is so named because this section of this section of land was too steep and ...
by eran_rathan
Sat Apr 23, 2016 1:55 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)
Replies: 20263
Views: 507929

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

It is just a brand name, but it was invented by Marjorie Husted.

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

And this is the new thing I learned today!
by Earthling on Mars
Sat Apr 23, 2016 12:36 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 21071
Views: 526170

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by heuristically_alone
Sat Apr 23, 2016 12:32 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 31698
Views: 934727

Re: Double Post

flicky1991 wrote:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newsies_(musical) :?:

I don't see Batman. :P

You got to test more than one resource http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0104990/fullcredits/
by flicky1991
Fri Apr 22, 2016 9:42 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 31698
Views: 934727

Re: Double Post

by eran_rathan
Thu Apr 21, 2016 9:55 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Corrupt-a-wish
Replies: 24522
Views: 1068862

Re: Corrupt-a-wish

Granted. You no longer can work, as your arms are melted off, Bender.

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I wish I could have come up with something slightly more clever.
by Earthling on Mars
Thu Apr 21, 2016 9:11 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 21071
Views: 526170

Re: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition

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by orthogon
Thu Apr 21, 2016 12:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1669: Planespotting
Replies: 51
Views: 3357

Re: 1669: Planespotting

Here's a few more for you planespotters out there:
Spoiler:
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by addams
Wed Apr 20, 2016 4:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 99072
Views: 17898113

Re: 1190: "Time"

... every Oregon lighthouse. It was a hobby of mine for a while. Science. Physics. Light. Very Related. The lenses are beautiful and useful. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fresnel_lens
by Earthling on Mars
Mon Apr 18, 2016 9:09 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 21071
Views: 526170

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by Tyndmyr
Mon Apr 18, 2016 4:47 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Batman vs Superman: The Justice League Trailer
Replies: 43
Views: 995

Re: Batman vs Superman: The Justice League Trailer

... game, the Marvel movies provide a BOUNTY of hollow flat characters with no backstories or motivations to speak of. Check this out - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Marvel_Cinematic_Universe_film_actors Tell me what Sif's motivations were? Heimdalls? Gabe Jones? Maria Hills? Yeah, those ...
by Izawwlgood
Mon Apr 18, 2016 4:15 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Batman vs Superman: The Justice League Trailer
Replies: 43
Views: 995

Re: Batman vs Superman: The Justice League Trailer

... game, the Marvel movies provide a BOUNTY of hollow flat characters with no backstories or motivations to speak of. Check this out - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Marvel_Cinematic_Universe_film_actors Tell me what Sif's motivations were? Heimdalls? Gabe Jones? Maria Hills? http://xmenmovies.wikia.com/wiki/Category:Characters ...
by Eebster the Great
Sun Apr 17, 2016 9:53 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: A rectangle with rounded edges is not an oval
Replies: 20
Views: 5925

Re: A rectangle with rounded edges is not an oval

Does that mean this shape, which Wikipedia says is an oval in the formal sense used in technical drawing, would be a "compound radius"? It has no straight edges, but every point on it is on (at least) one arc. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/ba/Owal_by_Zureks.svg
by Earthling on Mars
Sun Apr 17, 2016 12:38 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 21071
Views: 526170

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by addams
Sun Apr 17, 2016 5:18 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future
Replies: 1058
Views: 106148

Re: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future

... down too hard or toppling over. ok....That was not a flawless first try. That was a fifth try at the impossible. Very Buck Rodgers. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buck_Rogers Yes. Here we are! Inside the Future!

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