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by Earthling on Mars
Sun Jan 08, 2017 1:38 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 26701
Views: 720836

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by addams
Sat Jan 07, 2017 6:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 102106
Views: 22493565

Re: 1190: "Time"

... May I ask a question? I walked in New York City, once Upon a Time, all by myself. I went to The Cloisters. Did you go to The Cloisters? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Cloisters It was an amazing experience. I was inside one of the worlds largest cities. At the very same Time, I was far away ...
by Sheikh al-Majaneen
Fri Jan 06, 2017 7:41 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 2254
Views: 229934

Re: The Darker Side of the News

Thesh wrote:I've been in the US my entire life, and have never seen a single hurricane.


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by Earthling on Mars
Fri Jan 06, 2017 1:33 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 26701
Views: 720836

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by Thesh
Thu Jan 05, 2017 5:54 pm UTC
Forum: Fictional Science
Topic: Real one way glass
Replies: 23
Views: 969

Re: Real one way glass

gmalivuk wrote:In but not out, I said.

Like this?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Blac ... zation.png
by addams
Tue Jan 03, 2017 8:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 102106
Views: 22493565

Re: some()

... be travelling to watch the eclipse. But I do not know where yet. I would like to recommend the Oregon Coast. Newport, Oregon; To be exact. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newport,_Oregon Why? Because it is a Two for One! 1.) The Eclipse: It is possible to get up on a clift. There are loads in the ...
by addams
Mon Jan 02, 2017 9:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 102106
Views: 22493565

Re: sum()

... Opinions diverge on the subject. (Gasp!) Do you live in this far off, exotic place?? Wikipedia has many Good things to say about Curitiba. 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. ...
by Soupspoon
Sun Jan 01, 2017 3:36 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: how do you pronounce 2016?
Replies: 75
Views: 2344

Re: how do you pronounce 2016?

... down one hundred, either. ("Ten and one"? ;)) Rarely is it spelt out, but the famous times when it is, even when Disneyfied... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/One_Hundred_and_One_Dalmatians https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Hundred_and_One_Dalmatians All the "one oh one"s (introductory ...
by Earthling on Mars
Sun Jan 01, 2017 1:47 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 26701
Views: 720836

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by Tillian
Sat Dec 31, 2016 5:32 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 61610
Views: 1483438

Re: Double Post

2016 has been a good year for me personally. Probably the second best year of my life. The non-me world does not seem to have had the same fortune, though. Here's to an equally good or better 2017 for everyone! https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/2/28/Hipp_hipp_hurra%21_Konstn%C3%A4...
by Tillian
Fri Dec 30, 2016 10:21 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 61610
Views: 1483438

Re: Double Post

by addams
Fri Dec 30, 2016 6:16 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Today I Learned
Replies: 13054
Views: 966225

Re: Today I Learned

... note them. This stuff is well understood. But; I'm not allowed to read it. Off Topic, again: Nearly a Rant: Do you remember Aaron Swartz? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aaron_Swartz If you have never heard of him or have almost forgotten. Stop that! And; Remember. He was too good for that. He wanted ...
by Earthling on Mars
Wed Dec 28, 2016 1:35 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 26701
Views: 720836

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by addams
Tue Dec 27, 2016 11:31 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 13423
Views: 1520815

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

... Bummer' :Untreatable STD's, unwanted pregnancy and Weird Relationships with even Weirder People. Remember the movie Fatal Attraction. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fatal_Attraction If that man had been practicing chastity, our pet Bunny would not have been named, 'Stewy' . I agree with Morris. ...
by Tyndmyr
Tue Dec 27, 2016 2:17 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 423709

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

... it creates an existential risk for an opponent. It suggests responses like putting nukes in low earth orbit. Bring back Project Pluto https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_Excalibur This one is better, you detonate space nukes to power lasers that shoot down other nukes. 2 for 1 deal. I, for ...
by DavCrav
Mon Dec 26, 2016 12:29 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Probability distribution on the power set of natural numbers?
Replies: 12
Views: 541

Re: Probability distribution on the power set of natural numbers?

You should be able to apply Kolmogorov's zero-one law:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kolmogorov's_zero%E2%80%93one_law

The Hewitt--Savage zero-one law is even better for this problem I would think.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hewitt%E2%80%93Savage_zero%E2%80%93one_law
by liberonscien
Sun Dec 25, 2016 9:34 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Counting Wars + Nomic
Replies: 60
Views: 378

Counting Wars + Nomic

There are three factions: Red somitomi (leader) Na Blue Liberonscien (leader) Na Purple emlightened (leader) Na Each faction has its own set of rules, or will. The faction with the most points shall have its rules apply to all. The rest will only apply to the individual faction. Faction wide rules: ...
by Earthling on Mars
Sat Dec 24, 2016 10:23 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 26701
Views: 720836

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by sardia
Sat Dec 24, 2016 5:17 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 423709

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

... it creates an existential risk for an opponent. It suggests responses like putting nukes in low earth orbit. Bring back Project Pluto https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_Excalibur This one is better, you detonate space nukes to power lasers that shoot down other nukes. 2 for 1 deal.
by jacques01
Sat Dec 24, 2016 4:00 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Can't keep up with all the math behind machine learning
Replies: 3
Views: 351

Can't keep up with all the math behind machine learning

... . It's not that it doesn't make sense, it's just my math is not up to speed. Kalman Filter has a giant Wiki page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kalman_filter. It seems like it would take a very long time to get deep level understanding of these things. Is there any way ...
by addams
Fri Dec 23, 2016 5:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 102106
Views: 22493565

Re: 1190: "Time"

... Oops. I'll mend my ways. Quail: Did Addams ever tell you about her Quail? Quail are a ground dwelling bird, native to the West of the US. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_quail Addams seems to think Quail are the cutest thing to ever put on a Bird Suit. The Males take turns keeping watch. ...
by Sizik
Fri Dec 23, 2016 1:30 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What is up with the ASCII capital phi?
Replies: 6
Views: 904

Re: What is up with the ASCII capital phi?

doogly wrote:Which encoding is that table from?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Code_page_437
by Earthling on Mars
Thu Dec 22, 2016 10:15 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 26701
Views: 720836

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by Sableagle
Thu Dec 22, 2016 8:56 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 61610
Views: 1483438

Re: Double Post

... or cheat a little by looking at the URLs: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/60/MOLDAU3.jpg <=== Moldau https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a2/Dordogne.jpg <=== Dordogne https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a7/Gorges_de_la_Loire_(Grangent).jpg <=== Loire ht...
by addams
Thu Dec 22, 2016 7:46 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 61610
Views: 1483438

Re: Double Post

Harper's Ferry: just upriver from Sandy Hook . I wonder what percentage of US placenames I recognise are placenames I recognise because someone killed someone there. I wonder the same thing about other countries too, now. I wonder how many battlefields I could visit on foot in one day, starting her...
by Sableagle
Thu Dec 22, 2016 7:00 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 61610
Views: 1483438

Re: Double Post

Harper's Ferry: just upriver from Sandy Hook . I wonder what percentage of US placenames I recognise are placenames I recognise because someone killed someone there. I wonder the same thing about other countries too, now. I wonder how many battlefields I could visit on foot in one day, starting here...
by BrianB
Wed Dec 21, 2016 10:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1775: "Things You Learn"
Replies: 47
Views: 3468

Re: 1775: Things You Learn

There is really one and only one appropriate forum comment for this comic:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fit99l6kHyA
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by addams
Wed Dec 21, 2016 1:51 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 423709

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

... Turning our milatay against The World does not earn us respect. Cheney had won and could call it "Mission Accomplished" in 2006. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_for_the_New_American_Century The Project for the New American Century ceased to function in 2006; PNAC fellow Reuel Marc ...
by addams
Tue Dec 20, 2016 5:43 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 61610
Views: 1483438

Re: Double Post

The confluence happens at Harpers Ferry. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harpers_Ferry,_West_Virginia That place is where the first US Civil War started. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Brown's_raid_on_Harpers_Ferry Sometimes, it's almost like we ...
by addams
Tue Dec 20, 2016 5:38 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 61610
Views: 1483438

Re: Double Post

There is a place in the USA.
It is the confluence of Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shenandoah_River
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Potomac_River
by Earthling on Mars
Sun Dec 18, 2016 1:34 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 26701
Views: 720836

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by flicky1991
Sat Dec 17, 2016 7:34 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 61610
Views: 1483438

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by sardia
Sat Dec 17, 2016 4:30 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 2254
Views: 229934

Re: The Darker Side of the News

... have is whinging. FYI, don't donate to the American Red Cross. It's turned into a marketing campaign that does charity work on the side. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Red_Cross#Controversies Money is nice. Did you write a letter to your senator? If your senator is already a Democrat, ...
by Earthling on Mars
Fri Dec 16, 2016 1:42 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 26701
Views: 720836

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by flicky1991
Fri Dec 16, 2016 12:43 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 68702
Views: 3090467

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by addams
Thu Dec 15, 2016 4:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 102106
Views: 22493565

Re: 1190: "Time"

... It is in our human nature to want to mess around with our Earth. It is common knowledge a bridge has been proposed at the Strait. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strait_of_Gibraltar_crossing That would be a very high maintenance bridge. (Huh?) I can write The Strait of Gibraltar. I can not ...
by addams
Wed Dec 14, 2016 11:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 102106
Views: 22493565

Re: 1190: "Time"

... their heads while they slept. The word Lunatic comes from the word Luna. The word Luna comes from the word Moon. What? Need a citation? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lunatic oh, For the Sake of Dear Rosetta! How backward we USAians can be! I thought, that way of thinking was lost to Time. But, ...
by Earthling on Mars
Wed Dec 14, 2016 1:37 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 26701
Views: 720836

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by Tillian
Tue Dec 13, 2016 9:10 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 61610
Views: 1483438

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by Madge
Mon Dec 12, 2016 10:23 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 28367
Views: 1382514

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

I'm not an expert on acknowledgements of country, so here's a few links that I think provide some good overviews: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Welcome_to_Country_and_Acknowledgement_of_Country http://www.australianstogether.org.au/stories/detail/welcome-to-country http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/topics/history-culture/2016/03/richard-walleys-welcome-to-country ...

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