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by Sableagle
Mon May 30, 2016 6:14 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Longest time as the last post
Replies: 9196
Views: 225476

Re: Longest time as the last post

This is also pretty deep, not 4800m deep but deep enough: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/8a/GapingGillSurface.jpg http://www.sat.dundee.ac.uk/~arb/yorkshire/ggsft.gif http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2015/05/26/12/29149A8A00000578-0-image-m-34_1432640294021.jpg Straight b____y down.
by Earthling on Mars
Mon May 30, 2016 12:34 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 21600
Views: 541578

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by Soupspoon
Sat May 28, 2016 5:04 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Which planet?
Replies: 27
Views: 1721

Re: Which planet?

(What to make of it?)

I'm surprised that such comparisons as "<anyotherplanet> has a <quality> that is <factor> that of Earth's" didn't push home sweet home up the rankings. Or is that the mars.wikipedia.org localised site you were looking at..? ;)
by Earthling on Mars
Fri May 27, 2016 12:42 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 21600
Views: 541578

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by Sableagle
Thu May 26, 2016 10:56 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 36981
Views: 976478

Re: Double Post

slinches wrote:*In case it wasn't clear, I prefer my steaks rare.


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

The top 16 are all over 49C.

Free grilling! Just use a clean, flat rock outside.
by Tillian
Thu May 26, 2016 6:58 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 36981
Views: 976478

Re: Double Post

I honestly don't even know whether that was an exaggeration or not! https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/f/fc/DasUndbild.jpg https://i.imgur.com/FDZnmuu.gif http://www.isupportstreetart.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Mandela-Mural-by-Zabou1.jpg
by ucim
Wed May 25, 2016 3:20 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 3158
Views: 152020

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

No. You don't get to do that. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_Revolution Read the damn article. GMOs have already saved a billion lives, people who would be dead if not for GMOs and their proliferation. I presume you are referring to the ...
by KrytenKoro
Wed May 25, 2016 2:53 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 3158
Views: 152020

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

... bomb for a little while, and only if distribution catches up, and the poor people can pay for it. Jose No. You don't get to do that. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_Revolution Read the damn article. GMOs have already saved a billion lives, people who would be dead if not for GMOs and ...
by KrytenKoro
Wed May 25, 2016 4:59 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 3158
Views: 152020

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

... the bus to do it. Here's why I think GMOs are necessary -- because without them, we'd already be suffering pandemic levels of starvation. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_Revolution https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golden_rice It's not merely a question of "what will get us through the future", ...
by addams
Wed May 25, 2016 1:38 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Today I Learned
Replies: 12871
Views: 813350

Re: Today I Learned

I learned a new word today.
"exostosis"

Surfers and other outdoorsy types lose their hearing to exostosis.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surfer%27s_ear

That explains so much.
It leaves me with some re-thinking to do.
by Earthling on Mars
Tue May 24, 2016 9:08 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 21600
Views: 541578

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by Earthling on Mars
Mon May 23, 2016 9:11 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 21600
Views: 541578

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by benboy
Mon May 23, 2016 2:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1684: Rainbow
Replies: 43
Views: 2277

Baldwin

"God gave Noah the rainbow sign, no more water but fire next time

Is this a reference to Baldwin, I wonder? https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Fire_Next_Time
Our maybe the spiritual on which the title is based (though I don't remember a raccoon verse) ...
by heuristically_alone
Mon May 23, 2016 5:13 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Assassin: Death Tour (Game Over)
Replies: 42
Views: 570

Assassin: Death Tour (Game Over)

Adapted from this thread. Also view the wikipedia page for more general information on the game. Assassin is a game in which you attempt to eliminate everybody else until you are the only one left... but be careful, others are out after you, too. Sign-up is done via PM to me. After the sign-up close...
by patzer
Mon May 23, 2016 12:56 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: You must not say duck
Replies: 3180
Views: 290001

Re: You must not say duck

... "cook" are only used in a few regions in the North, and are not particularly widespread. Some interesting Wikipedia articles are https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_language_in_England and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phonological_history_of_English_high_back_vowels. Namely, the second ...
by Sableagle
Sun May 22, 2016 6:34 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 36981
Views: 976478

Re: Double Post

Phlox:

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Also not really bad.
by Earthling on Mars
Sat May 21, 2016 9:10 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 21600
Views: 541578

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by addams
Sat May 21, 2016 5:06 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 36981
Views: 976478

Re: Double Post

As little as a dot,
says something.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rorschach_test
by slinches
Fri May 20, 2016 11:21 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 36981
Views: 976478

Re: Double Post

This one is better:
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by Sableagle
Fri May 20, 2016 11:16 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 36981
Views: 976478

Re: Double Post

That ain't a tank.

Nah.

THIS is a tank!

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by Sableagle
Fri May 20, 2016 3:56 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: You must not say duck
Replies: 3180
Views: 290001

Re: You must not say duck

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by Tyndmyr
Thu May 19, 2016 2:53 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Differences in media consumption-library thread spin off
Replies: 92
Views: 1747

Re: Differences in media consumption-library thread spin off

... that 'high cognitive load' results in 'lowered glucose'. You don't 'burn more glucose' when you 'think harder'. EDIT: Hey, curious point - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cognitive_load doesn't have the words 'glucose' or 'ATP' in it. Doesn't have that other stuff, either. It *does* have pupillary ...
by kodiac
Thu May 19, 2016 6:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1682: "Bun"
Replies: 57
Views: 4009

Re: 1682: "Bun"

Here's a picture featuring my favourite bun:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Sam_%26_Max_3D.png
This particular bun is also sometimes referred to as a "hyperkinetic rabbity thing".
by Whizbang
Thu May 19, 2016 2:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1682: "Bun"
Replies: 57
Views: 4009

Re: 1682: "Bun"

Djehutynakht wrote:
Whizbang wrote:I, for one, welcome our new, footless overlords.



Footless?


https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rabbit%27s_foot
by lorb
Thu May 19, 2016 1:37 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Is math real?
Replies: 105
Views: 6182

Re: Is math real?

... to observe some datum that contradicts it. I already gave a link, but here it is again in case it's not clear what is meant by that: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falsifiability . It's not as easy however to do the same for something like the axiom of infinity. Well, deducing facts about ...
by Earthling on Mars
Wed May 18, 2016 9:10 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 21600
Views: 541578

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by Izawwlgood
Wed May 18, 2016 8:16 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Differences in media consumption-library thread spin off
Replies: 92
Views: 1747

Re: Differences in media consumption-library thread spin off

... that 'high cognitive load' results in 'lowered glucose'. You don't 'burn more glucose' when you 'think harder'. EDIT: Hey, curious point - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cognitive_load doesn't have the words 'glucose' or 'ATP' in it.
by Myself
Tue May 17, 2016 5:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1678: "Recent Searches"
Replies: 31
Views: 2690

Re: 1678: "Recent Searches"

... spreads out the interference over more frequencies. It's called "spread-spectrum clock" and has been popular for several years. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spread_spectrum#Spread-spectrum_clock_signal_generation Second, by purposefully varying the clock speed, you could surreptitiously ...
by Earthling on Mars
Tue May 17, 2016 3:15 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 65039
Views: 2525544

Re: Count to a Million

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by Earthling on Mars
Tue May 17, 2016 12:50 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 21600
Views: 541578

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by addams
Mon May 16, 2016 5:08 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 36981
Views: 976478

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by addams
Mon May 16, 2016 5:05 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 36981
Views: 976478

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by Earthling on Mars
Sun May 15, 2016 1:14 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count Characters Edition
Replies: 413
Views: 28088

Re: Double Post: Count Characters Edition

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by Earthling on Mars
Sun May 15, 2016 12:32 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 21600
Views: 541578

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by Sableagle
Sat May 14, 2016 9:53 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 36981
Views: 976478

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by Sableagle
Sat May 14, 2016 12:27 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 36981
Views: 976478

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Three of them! War, love and the oceans have one each and a bat couldn't tell them apart.
by Earthling on Mars
Thu May 12, 2016 5:56 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 36981
Views: 976478

Re: Double Post

Can't expect everyone to be another Bouguereau, can we? https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e3/William-Adolphe_Bouguereau_%281825-1905%29_-_At_The_Fountain_%281897%29.jpg http://images.fineartamerica.com/images-medium-large-5/hazelnuts-detail-william-bouguereau.jpg Those are some nice ...
by Sableagle
Thu May 12, 2016 4:35 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 36981
Views: 976478

Re: Double Post

Can't expect everyone to be another Bouguereau, can we? https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e3/William-Adolphe_Bouguereau_%281825-1905%29_-_At_The_Fountain_%281897%29.jpg http://images.fineartamerica.com/images-medium-large-5/hazelnuts-detail-william-bouguereau.jpg
by Earthling on Mars
Thu May 12, 2016 12:30 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count to a Million Edition
Replies: 21600
Views: 541578

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