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by scikidus
Fri Feb 12, 2010 5:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0701: "Science Valentine"
Replies: 133
Views: 36896

Re: "Science Valentine" Discussion

I'd personally like to know what algorithm he used to quantify happiness.
by scikidus
Fri Feb 12, 2010 4:45 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: My number is bigger!
Replies: 1590
Views: 415206

Re: My number is bigger!

Iydak wrote:f20(7) where f(x) = x --> x --> 13331

That's smaller than the xkcd number even!
by scikidus
Fri Feb 12, 2010 1:00 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Hugs!
Replies: 30338
Views: 1734330

Re: Hugs!

Hey Kevin thanks for the tip-off about the backdoor to Toni's Logitech webcam I MEAN HELLO ALL NICE WEATHER WE'RE HAVING.

*NICE WEATHER hugs*
by scikidus
Thu Feb 11, 2010 12:37 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Hugs!
Replies: 30338
Views: 1734330

Re: Hugs!

Guys! I think I accidentally my two friends into a couple.

:D

I'm just soooo happy about this. squeeeee!

*cupid hugs*
by scikidus
Wed Feb 10, 2010 3:27 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: We Love XKCD
Replies: 16
Views: 3023

Re: We Love XKCD

joshz wrote:Re: Something on Youtube
by scikidus » February 8th, 2010, 10:03 am

We Love XKCD
by DanielZKlein » February 7th, 2010, 9:34 pm

Someone did fail at the search function, but it's not who you think it is.

BUT- BUT- I swear I looked through here first! Quick, blame someone! Witchcraft! The French!
by scikidus
Tue Feb 09, 2010 3:11 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: We Love XKCD
Replies: 16
Views: 3023

Re: We Love XKCD

Honest, I searched! I could not find anything! How is this not posted fifteen times already? Has my search-foo really failed me? If it IS news to you people after all, you must see this: We Love XKCD So much awesome. http://forums.xkcd.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=628&p=2000402#p2000402 *angry e...
by scikidus
Tue Feb 09, 2010 1:18 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Russian ISS Crewmember "borrows" xkcd for blog
Replies: 9
Views: 1684

Re: Russian ISS Crewmember "borrows" xkcd for blog

There is another possibility. Has anyone ever seen Randall and Maksim Suraev in the same place? Hmm. Randall The Russian Raptornaut , has a certain ring to it. fixed. And fixed again. Anyway, the comments ( translated from the original Russian ) suggest that the blog's readers were unaware that the...
by scikidus
Mon Feb 08, 2010 3:03 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Uh-oh. It's a Youtube party and you're up next. What do you show 'em?
Replies: 2143
Views: 724049

Re: Something on Youtube

We Love xkcd http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQAk_T9SBbw FEATURING THE AWESOMENESS OF: Neil Gaiman , Wil Wheaton , Cory Doctorow , Lawrence Lessig , Bruce Schneier , Jason Kottke , Google Zurich , Hank Green , MC Frontalot , Patrick & Teresa Nielsen Hayden , Mr. Toast , Miss Cellania , Team Geniu...
by scikidus
Sat Feb 06, 2010 11:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Um...I can't get out of my house.
Replies: 48
Views: 4883

Re: Um...I can't get out of my house.

*looks mournfully outside at snow-less NYC streets*

At least it's cold and windy. Fun.

Spoiler:
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by scikidus
Sat Feb 06, 2010 3:49 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Hugs!
Replies: 30338
Views: 1734330

Re: Hugs!

*refrains from triangulating Toni from the pic and through Google Street View hugs*

*is not a stalker for just considering it hugs*
by scikidus
Fri Feb 05, 2010 12:57 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Hugs!
Replies: 30338
Views: 1734330

Re: Hugs!

Great. I mention Illinois and my dream features some kind of hugs thread meetup in a corn field. xDDDD

*Long Island does not suck we just kinda let them be also NYC is awesomer than corn-world so hah hugs*
by scikidus
Fri Feb 05, 2010 2:38 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Hugs!
Replies: 30338
Views: 1734330

Re: Hugs!

*enjoys the benefits of the most populous city in the USA*

Back from Chioptle. :D

*burrito hugs for the corn people*
by scikidus
Fri Feb 05, 2010 1:48 am UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: jsmath Fonts Problem
Replies: 11
Views: 2994

Re: jsmath Fonts Problem

I'm noticing right now that the jsMath button is not appearing in the lower-right corner of my screen. Is jsMath only loaded into the browser when equations are present? Anyway, is there any kind of LaTeX add-on for phpBB which uses the code inside the iMath tags to generate an image and cache and d...
by scikidus
Fri Feb 05, 2010 1:19 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Hugs!
Replies: 30338
Views: 1734330

Re: Hugs!

ITT: scikidus is terribly confused by why this thread has an overwhelming presence in Illinois....
by scikidus
Thu Feb 04, 2010 11:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: WANTED: Thief of xkcdian's Burrito
Replies: 3
Views: 725

Re: WANTED: Thief of xkcdian's Burrito

Lazar wrote:Did you see this in New York or in Utah?

I saw it on Bits and Pieces.

http://bitsandpieces.us/2010/02/04/oh-a ... -nice-day/
by scikidus
Thu Feb 04, 2010 11:03 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: We can communicate with people in a vegetative state!
Replies: 70
Views: 7343

Re: We can communicate with people in a vegetative state!

Could this not be used in some form of mind-reading, not only for those in a vegetative state? I'd imagine that you could develop some kind of Morse-code system which would translate "yes yes no yes no no yes yes no yes no" into an alphabet which could be read and displayed by a head-mount...
by scikidus
Thu Feb 04, 2010 10:39 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: iiNet wins internet copyright lawsuit. Commonsense prevails.
Replies: 26
Views: 3687

Re: iiNet wins internet copyright lawsuit. Commonsense prevails.

To use the rather colourful imagery that internet piracy conjures up in a highly imperfect analogy, the file being shared in the swarm is the treasure, the BitTorrent client is the ship, the .torrent file is the treasure map, The Pirate Bay provides treasure maps free of charge and the tracker is t...
by scikidus
Thu Feb 04, 2010 10:33 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: WANTED: Thief of xkcdian's Burrito
Replies: 3
Views: 725

WANTED: Thief of xkcdian's Burrito

I know this was one of you, from the BHG drawing and the "¡This cheese is burning me!" reference.

So whoever it was, fess up. Because this is awesome.

Image
by scikidus
Thu Feb 04, 2010 12:35 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Hugs!
Replies: 30338
Views: 1734330

Re: Hugs!

*can legally marry people thanks to the ULC hugs*
by scikidus
Wed Feb 03, 2010 12:46 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Steve Jobs admits Macs crash. Amongst other things.
Replies: 32
Views: 3978

Re: Steve Jobs admits Macs crash. Amongst other things.

Arancaytar wrote:... get a blog, Steve.

Done.

Yes I know Dan Lyons writes it but still.
by scikidus
Wed Feb 03, 2010 2:34 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Hugs!
Replies: 30338
Views: 1734330

Re: Hugs!

Perhaps a truth table would hammer the point home?

B = Bitch, W = Whore, S = Toni

B | W | S
T | T | F
T | F | F
F | T | F
F | F | T

There we go.
by scikidus
Wed Feb 03, 2010 2:20 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Hugs!
Replies: 30338
Views: 1734330

Re: Hugs!

videogamesizzle wrote:*cuddles Toni* Toni, you're not a bitch or a whore. You're just awesome. Really really awesome. *huggles and snuggles*

This.

*hugs*

*extra hugs for Toni*
by scikidus
Mon Feb 01, 2010 12:41 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Base 10 or Base A?
Replies: 16
Views: 1773

Re: Base 10 or Base A?

There's nothing wrong with writing it as "base 10" as long as you understand that, by convention, numbers are themselves written in base ten. I get that, but I was trying to formalize it a bit. Then, of course, there's this issue . But I'd rather not think I'm thinking about this for the ...
by scikidus
Mon Feb 01, 2010 4:45 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Base 10 or Base A?
Replies: 16
Views: 1773

Re: Base 10 or Base A?

"Ten" does not mean "10," it means "one plus one plus one plus one plus one plus one plus one plus one plus one plus one." Whenever you see "10," you should in fact be thinking 10_{\text{ten}} . So when we refer to the decimal system, should we write it as &q...
by scikidus
Mon Feb 01, 2010 1:44 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Spirit Roverukkah
Replies: 12
Views: 1674

Re: Spirit Roverukkah

I really like this idea. Unfortunately, we'd have to wait a year for January to some around again.

Or was your idea to make this an annual thing?
by scikidus
Mon Feb 01, 2010 1:36 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Base 10 or Base A?
Replies: 16
Views: 1773

Base 10 or Base A?

Why do we write base 10? Should it not be base A? After all, 10 just means one of the radix plus zero, so we're defining the radix...with the radix. Furthermore, can't we verbally list the numbers in base 2 (which is, to itself, base 10 as well) as: one ten eleven one hundred one hundred one one hun...
by scikidus
Mon Feb 01, 2010 12:21 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Lowest number spelt with a 'c'
Replies: 12
Views: 5654

Re: Lowest number spelt with a 'c'

I like the hexadecimal solution. Who said the devil has A fingers?
by scikidus
Sun Jan 31, 2010 11:28 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Osama bin Laden stops all hope of fixing climate change
Replies: 23
Views: 3498

Re: Osama bin Laden stops all hope of fixing climate change

Pez Dispens3r wrote:
scikidus wrote:All this kind of stuff does is corroborate my theory that Osama Bin Laden's opinions are the most listened to ever.
Oprah's books go to number one, not number twenty-one.

Oprah's latest videos aren't part of most world leaders' morning briefings.

Well, maybe Sarkozy's, but he doesn't count.
by scikidus
Sun Jan 31, 2010 4:41 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How unique are your browser settings?
Replies: 100
Views: 14499

Re: How unique are your browser settings?

I'm unique as well. IT seems that the website doesn't take into account IP addresses. I cleared their PHPSESSID cookie and it logged me twice. There is now another person exactly like me out there! ...and it's me. oh god so alone Also, it seems that operator[]'s xkcd font is a piece of identifying i...
by scikidus
Sun Jan 31, 2010 4:30 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Somali pirates to donate to Haiti relief effort
Replies: 33
Views: 4672

Re: Somali pirates to donate to Haiti relief effort

Spacepirate! Batpirate! First basepirate!
by scikidus
Sun Jan 31, 2010 4:25 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Google phases out IE6 support.
Replies: 39
Views: 4520

Re: Google phases out IE6 support.

Here's what I don't understand. IE6 is buggy, bitchy, and a security nightmare. It requires a rediculous amount of backwards compatibility, it's bad publicity for Microsoft, and it's costing them market share. On the other hand, people are afraid of IE7/8, because it'll be new/scary/whatever. So her...
by scikidus
Sun Jan 31, 2010 4:18 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Osama bin Laden stops all hope of fixing climate change
Replies: 23
Views: 3498

Re: Osama bin Laden stops all hope of fixing climate change

All this kind of stuff does is corroborate my theory that Osama Bin Laden's opinions are the most listened to ever. When Osama says something into a camera, you can guarantee that practically every world leader will know his thoughts within 24 hours. Not even the other world leaders have that kind o...
by scikidus
Sun Jan 31, 2010 4:08 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Somali pirates to donate to Haiti relief effort
Replies: 33
Views: 4672

Re: Somali pirates to donate to Haiti relief effort

Can we do this to other professions as well? Firepirates, anyone?
by scikidus
Sun Jan 31, 2010 3:20 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Awesome Acheivements
Replies: 116
Views: 12768

Re: Awesome Acheivements

You, sir, name? wrote:I for the life of me don't understand why regexps have to be so dense. Is it impossible to express patterns and substitutions in a more readable manner?

:idea: for project....
by scikidus
Sat Jan 30, 2010 7:49 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Awesome Acheivements
Replies: 116
Views: 12768

Re: Awesome Acheivements

You know how you sometimes create a very simple program which you find yourself using incessantly? Here's a copying program I've been twerking. If the file is publicly accessible, it will copy it onto my server, with either a custom name, or a randomly generated one. <?php $md5pass = '1234567890...
by scikidus
Fri Jan 29, 2010 12:50 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Google Drops "Islam is " Suggestion Censoring
Replies: 73
Views: 8737

Re: Google Drops "Islam is " Suggestion Censoring

Arancaytar wrote:atheism is by richard coughlan [what?]

For the record, Coughlan (known as coughlan666 on YouTube) has a video series/poem called "Atheism Is", so that might explain why it's up there.
by scikidus
Fri Jan 29, 2010 2:49 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Google Drops "Islam is " Suggestion Censoring
Replies: 73
Views: 8737

Google Drops "Islam is " Suggestion Censoring

For about a month at least Google Suggest (the list of drop-down suggestions which display for your entered phrases on the Google homepage) has been unresponsive to the phrase "Islam is" . This normally might not seem like a big issue, until you notice that it lets through lots of suggesti...
by scikidus
Thu Jan 28, 2010 1:08 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Hugs!
Replies: 30338
Views: 1734330

Re: Hugs!

*hugs*

I'm liking the new guy's avatar. Very subtle.

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