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by masher
Mon Oct 29, 2007 1:54 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: The deeper meaning of Liff
Replies: 15
Views: 3644

Re: The deeper meaning of Liff

Spiral-Architect wrote:Toodyay (n.) - Sometime next month.


I've been to Toodyay.
by masher
Fri Oct 26, 2007 2:37 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Corrupt-a-wish
Replies: 26079
Views: 2479822

Re: Corrupt-a-wish

Granted: but only when you plug it into other computers to see if it works.

I wish I could go to lunch now.
by masher
Thu Oct 25, 2007 1:13 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Non-Sequitur Showdown.
Replies: 4274
Views: 542643

Re: Non-Sequitor Showdown.

flib a dob blib blob bleeb
by masher
Wed Oct 24, 2007 11:23 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Corrupt-a-wish
Replies: 26079
Views: 2479822

Re: Corrupt-a-wish

madjo wrote:I wish I could listen to podcasts at my work. (and still get paid)


Granted, but your pay approaches zero as 1/(podcast^podcast).

I wish I could finally finish this paper I'm working on.
by masher
Wed Oct 24, 2007 11:09 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Books you had to read for school that you could not stand
Replies: 778
Views: 210658

Re: Books you had to read for school that you could not stand

Cloudstreet by Tim Winton.

No punctuation denoting speech.

Stupid author....
by masher
Wed Oct 24, 2007 8:05 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Revolution
Replies: 65
Views: 6075

Re: Revolution

Gelsamel wrote:Semi-Auto Sniper


So how does making a rifle semi-automatic reduce it's accuracy?

If it fires from a closed bolt, how is that different to a bolt action rifle?
by masher
Wed Oct 24, 2007 6:33 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Misquote the person above you.
Replies: 4764
Views: 349215

Re: Misquote the person above you.

d33p wrote:God is fucking Death.


Isn't that against some Commandment?
by masher
Wed Oct 24, 2007 6:25 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Corrupt-a-wish
Replies: 26079
Views: 2479822

Re: Corrupt-a-wish

Granted. But you have no thumbs. Try holding a pencil now!

I wish that I had a bigger house.
by masher
Wed Oct 24, 2007 6:14 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Picture Pwn4ge!
Replies: 8368
Views: 1211662

Re: Picture Pwn4ge!

Image

More angles than you!
by masher
Wed Oct 24, 2007 3:30 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Jerk
Replies: 34
Views: 6420

Re: Jerk

Solt wrote:Yes, but I've never encountered a situation in dynamics where you need anything beyond the third derivative, and that was a professor-invented problem.


I read somewhere that the specifications for the Hubble Telescope specified limits on jerk and higher derivatives.
by masher
Wed Oct 24, 2007 3:08 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2378692

Re: POST HERE FIRST - INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

mmm... puppies...
Image
by masher
Tue Oct 23, 2007 11:49 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Amusing science misconceptions
Replies: 161
Views: 28011

Re: Amusing science misconceptions

it stalls?
by masher
Tue Oct 23, 2007 11:25 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: A name for this phenomenon? (ambiguous meanings of "no")
Replies: 69
Views: 12255

Re: Is there a name for this phenomenon?

In this conversation: "This website benefits everybody. It's win-win." "You don't see many of those anymore." it doesn't matter whether or not I say "nope" or "yep", the meaning will be the same. I will be agreeing with the statement above. Is there a name fo...
by masher
Tue Oct 23, 2007 11:20 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: A distributive property for English?
Replies: 28
Views: 9532

Re: A distributive property for English?

I'm surprised that no-one has suggested this: Children under the age of six years, caddies and walkers are not permitted. It conveys the information correctly and removes ambiguity. However, if you take the order in which each of the items appear in the list as a perceived importance by "manage...
by masher
Tue Oct 23, 2007 11:15 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2378692

Re: POST HERE FIRST - INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

G'day

My name is Matthew and I'm currently residing in Melbourne, Australia. I'm a post-doc at CSIRO. I enjoy intense x-ray sources and small puppies.

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