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by neoliminal
Sat Mar 26, 2011 2:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0876: "Trapped"
Replies: 90
Views: 18990

Re: 0876: "Trapped"

philip1201 wrote:I'm being very boring to observe.


You're right. You don't even exist. You're just a subroutine in this simulation.
by neoliminal
Wed Mar 23, 2011 10:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0876: "Trapped"
Replies: 90
Views: 18990

Re: 0876: "Trapped"

1. Computers will eventually be able to simulate life and historical events fairly accurately and interesting times will be replayed with tweaks to the curiosity of the operator(s). 2. The number of simulators and simulations will vastly outnumber the first reality. (Compounded by simulations with ...
by neoliminal
Wed Mar 23, 2011 3:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0876: "Trapped"
Replies: 90
Views: 18990

Re: 0876: "Trapped"

1. Computers will eventually be able to simulate life and historical events fairly accurately and interesting times will be replayed with tweaks to the curiosity of the operator(s). 2. The number of simulators and simulations will vastly outnumber the first reality. (Compounded by simulations with s...
by neoliminal
Mon Mar 21, 2011 11:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0875: "2009 Called"
Replies: 111
Views: 53809

Re: 0875: "2009 Called"

Too soon... this joke is too soon.


That shirt is just too tragic.
by neoliminal
Fri Mar 18, 2011 12:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0874: "Time Management"
Replies: 56
Views: 14440

Re: 0874: "Time Management"

'Productivity blogs'—I wasn't aware of this genre. It seems to fall into the class of anxiety-inducing things one doesn't need to know about, much like college acceptance message boards. [url]lifehacker.com[/url] is a good example. I think the comic is way overshadowed by the title text that is, im...
by neoliminal
Wed Mar 16, 2011 6:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0873: "FPS Mod"
Replies: 105
Views: 30862

Re: 0873: "FPS Mod"

After the hackers/griefers:

BLAM!
He loved to camp. I knew where he camped. Headshot.
BLAM!
Noob. Go back to Farmville.
BLAM!
I did your MOM last night.
by neoliminal
Mon Mar 14, 2011 12:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0872: "Fairy Tales"
Replies: 74
Views: 23157

Re: 0872: "Fairy Tales"

bmonk wrote:Haven't you ever noticed that whatever you grow up with is, by definition, normal?

(Maybe that's why I'm always perpendicular to everyone else...)



You have an accent.


BTW, my favorite story was Jack and the Traveling Salesman.
by neoliminal
Wed Mar 09, 2011 12:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0870: "Advertising"
Replies: 168
Views: 30219

Re: 0870: "Advertising"

"If you call in the next 10 minutes, we'll double the value. That's two sets of foo for only $X!!!" I called at 11 minutes and they said no. How they knew which channel I was watching I'm not sure, so I Tivo'd it and played it in the background the next time I called, proving it was on. &q...
by neoliminal
Mon Mar 07, 2011 4:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0869: "Server Attention Span"
Replies: 90
Views: 25773

Re: 0869: "Server Attention Span"

AvianMinded wrote:I went to high school with people like this. Funny thing is most of them are also servers.


You made my day.
by neoliminal
Fri Mar 04, 2011 2:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0868: "Nolan Chart"
Replies: 120
Views: 177407

Re: 0868: "Nolan Chart"

Nooseybear wrote:
rath358 wrote:Am I the only one who initially misread the top box as "internet librarians"?


I actually thought it was 'internet librarians' until I saw your post...


I thought it was Internet Libertarians until I read your posts, now I can only see librarians.

thx.
by neoliminal
Wed Mar 02, 2011 8:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0867: "Herpetology"
Replies: 72
Views: 20296

Re: 0867: "Herpetology"

...and I suspect DNA is dynamically typed, object oriented, compiled, concurrent, no error reporting, highly expressive.

but that's just me.
by neoliminal
Mon Feb 28, 2011 1:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0866: "Compass and Straightedge"
Replies: 94
Views: 22308

Re: 0866: "Compass and Straightedge"

WIthout any friends, he'd make a perfect ruler.
by neoliminal
Fri Feb 25, 2011 7:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0865: "Nanobots"
Replies: 90
Views: 30186

Re: 0865: "Nanobots"

tetromino wrote:
madock345 wrote:This is the only xkcd in a Very long time in which I failed to get even one reference, I literally have no idea what they are talking about

The references you need to know are the grey goo scenario and IPv4 address exhaustion.


You forgot free floating women in space. Very important.
by neoliminal
Wed Feb 23, 2011 3:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0864: "Flying Cars"
Replies: 117
Views: 24183

Re: 0864: "Flying Cars"

Why do people point out that a joke has been made before, in another form, by another creator? Do you think it makes a difference? Do you think Randall Munroe searches the internet for obscure comics to copy? Do you think the one you read was funnier/better/more insightful? Do you want to be the fir...
by neoliminal
Mon Feb 21, 2011 4:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0863: "Major in the Universe"
Replies: 108
Views: 24917

Re: 0863: "Major in the Universe"

I'm 23 and have had more jobs than years in my life, so I guess I'm narrowing it down a bit by now... right? As someone who has lived almost twice as long as you and also has had more jobs than years I can officially tell you that no, you are not narrowing. You are setting a trend that will endure ...
by neoliminal
Sun Feb 20, 2011 12:33 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Type your name with your elbows!
Replies: 162
Views: 18673

Re: Type your name with your elbows!

neoliminl

not bad, actually.
by neoliminal
Sat Feb 19, 2011 12:54 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Picture Pwn4ge!
Replies: 8368
Views: 1212342

Re: Picture Pwn4ge!

Image

Welcome to NASA's largest vacuum chamber. No air. No flame.
by neoliminal
Fri Feb 18, 2011 5:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0862: "Let Go"
Replies: 146
Views: 41863

Re: 0862: "Let Go"

I think if I installed this 30 second delay, I wouldn't read this comic anymore. :-( Oh wait, is that a good thing? Crap... I'm conflicted. Would be nice if the scripts were customizable to say which sites were delayed and which were not. For example TROPES needs a 120 second delay, while wikipedia ...
by neoliminal
Thu Feb 17, 2011 4:30 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Nothing Beats Rock.
Replies: 81
Views: 13440

Re: Nothing Beats Rock.

Rock.
by neoliminal
Wed Feb 16, 2011 12:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0861: "Wisdom Teeth"
Replies: 116
Views: 27932

Re: 0861: "Wisdom Teeth"

I remember three things after the general anesthesia when they pulled my wisdom teeth (4). 1. I distinctly heard the dentists to say "Open wider" and then realizing that I had just opened wider and how odd that I didn't have to do that myself, it just happened. 2. There was a loud cracking...
by neoliminal
Tue Feb 15, 2011 7:20 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Nothing Beats Rock.
Replies: 81
Views: 13440

Re: Nothing Beats Rock.

Rock. (you said it in your last post, so you were actually winning even though "nothing" is not a winning move.)
by neoliminal
Sat Feb 12, 2011 9:53 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Nothing Beats Rock.
Replies: 81
Views: 13440

Re: Nothing Beats Rock.

ROCK
by neoliminal
Sat Feb 12, 2011 2:09 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Collectible .sig Game.
Replies: 0
Views: 1086

Collectible .sig Game.

Collectible .sig Game. Put the five traits in your .sig with a value for each. The T value should equal 10 (and should only be integers starting with 0, no negative numbers). In other words, you total value needs to equal 10. Post if you can beat the sig above you by posting both .sigs and the score...
by neoliminal
Sat Feb 12, 2011 1:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0859: "("
Replies: 216
Views: 58545

Re: 0859: "("

what I hate is in python where people leave unmatched .
by neoliminal
Wed Feb 09, 2011 3:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0858: "Milk"
Replies: 182
Views: 39763

Re: 0858: "Milk"

Never thought about it, which might explain why I mis-read the last panel as:

"Oh my god, she's psychotic."
by neoliminal
Tue Feb 08, 2011 1:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0857: "Archimedes"
Replies: 137
Views: 35489

Re: 0857: "Archimedes"

Knowing is half the battle, the other half of the battle is winning.
by neoliminal
Tue Feb 08, 2011 12:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0857: "Archimedes"
Replies: 137
Views: 35489

Re: 0857: "Archimedes"

Sometimes to make a omelete, you have to kill a few people.
by neoliminal
Fri Feb 04, 2011 8:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0856: "Trochee Fixation"
Replies: 108
Views: 26324

Re: 0856: "Trochee Fixation"

Chat bots would benefit greatly from this research.
by neoliminal
Tue Jan 25, 2011 4:31 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: My Hobby:
Replies: 554
Views: 105667

Re: My Hobby:

My Hobby: Writing games that no one else will every play on the grounds that other people write journals that no one else will ever read.
by neoliminal
Tue Jan 25, 2011 2:32 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess The Next Poster
Replies: 23703
Views: 1854887

Re: Guess The Next Poster

mcmesher wrote:neoliminal, do you have a clever retort?


Yes I do:

I guess mcmesher.
by neoliminal
Mon Jan 24, 2011 8:48 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Remember the $5 game?
Replies: 67
Views: 5728

Re: Remember the $5 game?

I knew you were just in it for the ads.

BTW, even the non-ad link get's ads for me.
by neoliminal
Sat Jan 22, 2011 3:58 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess The Next Poster
Replies: 23703
Views: 1854887

Re: Guess The Next Poster

No. It's ME!!!

Mumpy
by neoliminal
Thu Jan 20, 2011 7:09 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Death of America? (USA...)
Replies: 40
Views: 4866

Death of America? (USA...)

Naomi Wolf has an interesting book where she expressed that there are 10 step that move an open society into a closed society. I'm curious how many of these steps the fora think have happened and if you conclude that these steps also lead to a closed society. 1. Invoke a terrifying internal and ext...
by neoliminal
Tue Jan 18, 2011 8:40 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Thread Necromancy SlowMode
Replies: 378
Views: 203996

Re: Thread Necromancy SlowMode

SlyReaper wrote:
neoliminal wrote:Crap, I think I just scored a point.

neoliminal = 1


Nope, you didn't.


Thank goodness. But why didn't I? Isn't it 7 days since the last post?
by neoliminal
Tue Jan 18, 2011 8:40 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Thread Necromancy SlowMode
Replies: 378
Views: 203996

Re: Thread Necromancy SlowMode

Crap, I think I just scored a point. neoliminal = 1 Nope, you didn't. Thank goodness. But why didn't I? Isn't it 7 days since the last post? Wed Jan 05, 2011 9:44 pm UTC Wed Jan 12, 2011 12:13 pm UTC looks like a week... EDIT: except for the part where I totally miss that the second one is right af...
by neoliminal
Tue Jan 18, 2011 8:36 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Remember the $5 game?
Replies: 67
Views: 5728

Re: Remember the $5 game?

no problem.. .just down voting everyone until you fix it.
by neoliminal
Mon Jan 17, 2011 1:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0848: "3D"
Replies: 107
Views: 19578

TGIM

It's a holiday so I expect the number of Kudos/Boos to increase slower than normal.

However I really like the 3-D shading on the panel... which would probably freak out anyone who had never seen the comic before. Imagine seeing no faces. Think "I have no mouth but I must scream"
by neoliminal
Fri Jan 14, 2011 11:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0847: "Stingray Nebula"
Replies: 74
Views: 17285

Re: 0847: "Stingray Nebula"

black_hat_guy wrote:It always disappoints me when Randall does an inspiring strip and then ends it with a punch line. Some of his strips don't need punchlines.


fix'd
Spoiler:
Image
by neoliminal
Thu Jan 13, 2011 7:02 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Unnecessary Censorship
Replies: 114
Views: 14403

Re: Unnecessary Censorship

made

The first [censored] of Fight Club is your do not talk about Fight Club.
by neoliminal
Thu Jan 13, 2011 6:59 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: You've gone too far! (RULE CHANGE)
Replies: 99
Views: 8474

Re: You've gone too far!

Promicin wrote:I like my cookies the way I like my calculators...


Given to my children to distract them from my computer.

I like my courtesans like I like my blue tooth devices....

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