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by chris857
Wed May 25, 2011 5:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0903: "Extended Mind"
Replies: 666
Views: 177792

Re: 0903: "Extended Mind"

I'm not sure if anyone else has had a similar path, but I got to philosophy by way of economics starting from a computer game: Eco Tycoon: Project Green -> Business simulation game -> Economy -> Economic system -> Outline of industrial organization -> Microeconomics -> Economics -> Social sciences -...
by chris857
Mon May 23, 2011 4:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0902: "Darmok and Jalad"
Replies: 125
Views: 34534

Re: 0902: "Darmok and Jalad"

outworlder wrote:Which only raises another question. Even if the translation happens in real time, how come the characters get to hear only the translation?


From one of the TNG novels, I believe, it is mentioned that people just get very used to hearing the translation and tune out the natural speech.
by chris857
Wed Apr 20, 2011 1:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0887: "Future Timeline"
Replies: 192
Views: 55144

Re: 0887: "Future Timeline"

I'm surprised that nobody else has said this one, but here goes. 2112: -Assembly worker finds the last known guitar, which is subsequently destroyed by the Temples of Syrinx -All planets of the Solar Federation come under attack You sir, deserve +10 Starman logos. I agree, this would have also made...
by chris857
Fri Apr 01, 2011 5:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0880: "Headache"
Replies: 158
Views: 43615

Re: 0880: "Headache"

math --> math
Japan --> Japan
USA --> USA
Mexico --> Mexico
Canada --> Canada
by chris857
Fri Apr 01, 2011 5:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0880: "Headache"
Replies: 158
Views: 43615

Re: 0880: "Headache"

nuclear --> nuclear
enterprise --> enterprise

The 3D in http://xkcd.com/874/ looks decently good

Comic http://xkcd.com/826/ is actually broken in 3D, can't view the exhibits
by chris857
Sun Jan 16, 2011 4:07 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Album Cover'd!
Replies: 268
Views: 46279

Re: Album Cover'd!

Album1 - finished.jpg

The judges made the Wrong decision!!
by chris857
Mon Jan 03, 2011 8:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0842: "Mark"
Replies: 108
Views: 43823

Re: 0842: "Mark"

I feel smugly superior for once, in that I got this comic ! Without having to look anything up. Literal thinkers, it will blow over your heads. And that's okay because there's probably some super logical or math-based jokes that fly over me but you got instantly. I just want to say that I got this ...
by chris857
Thu Dec 30, 2010 3:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0839: "Explorers"
Replies: 90
Views: 26652

Re: 0839: "Explorers"

Really, I don't mean to toot my own horn, but braaaaaap! http://xkcd.com/757/
by chris857
Fri Dec 24, 2010 8:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0838 : "Incident"
Replies: 59
Views: 15609

Re: 0838 : "Incident"

I noticed that it's the same character sitting in the same chair at the same desk using the same computer as Wednesday's comic "Coupon Code".
by chris857
Thu Dec 02, 2010 5:11 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Think Before Naming Your Child
Replies: 1622
Views: 337116

Re: Think Before Naming Your Child

I've been told that a kid was named Female (pronounced fe-mal-A) because the parents thought that the state had named their kid.

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