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by Krealr
Tue Dec 18, 2012 6:41 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Kickstarter Thread. Everything Goes Here.
Replies: 426
Views: 188867

Re: Kickstarter Thread. Everything Goes Here.

Menacing Spike wrote:Good lord.


Trying to read that made my brain hurt. :?
by Krealr
Fri Dec 14, 2012 10:01 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Shooting at CT Elementary School
Replies: 540
Views: 54891

Re: 27 dead in Shooting at CT Elementary School

His name doesn't sound Muslim, so I guess this won't be labelled terrorism and we'll likely assume some sort of mental illness. Looks like you nailed it. 4:52 p.m: Ryan Lanza, 24, brother of gunman Adam Lanza, 20, tells authorities that his younger brother is autistic, or has Asperger syndrome and ...
by Krealr
Wed Dec 12, 2012 9:08 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2641
Views: 540268

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems

New User wrote:Duke Nukem 3D is currently free on GOG.com.


Interesting...

You have to actually search for it it does not show up if you select "free" in the price filter. (Warsow did which I didn't have yet don't know if thats new)
by Krealr
Tue Dec 11, 2012 11:36 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90172
Views: 9096469

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

You mean, separated into states? Which globes specifically? Specifically this one , which was the only one whose preview picture showed North America. It is a little weird that the USA is the only country they called out the states of in different colors. I don't see any different colors for the pr...
by Krealr
Fri Dec 07, 2012 9:22 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3483784

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Ptolom wrote:I forgot my password :(

Did you try "password"?

(Or BatteryHorseStaple?)
by Krealr
Mon Dec 03, 2012 9:53 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15144
Views: 2626411

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

Secret Service has the life of a dollar bill as 18 months. Do you have a citation for this? It seems strange that the Fed and the Secret Service would have the lifespan of the dollar bill as being different by a factor of three. Maybe the secret service is using old numbers? The fed says it's curre...
by Krealr
Wed Nov 28, 2012 9:53 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15144
Views: 2626411

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

You missed the follow up http://www.wpix.com/news/wpix-parade-shredded-1126,0,6831776.story Sources close to the investigation into the incident told PIX11 News that an employee of the Nassau County Police Department was watching the parade near 65th Street and Central Park West, along the parade ro...
by Krealr
Tue Nov 13, 2012 6:00 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: How to graph 3x^2 - 5 + tanx
Replies: 2
Views: 896

Re: How to graph 3x^2 - 5 + tanx

Do you know a method for finding possible inflection points but you're not sure how it applies in this particular situation? Show us what you tried and give more details on where you got stuck.
by Krealr
Mon Oct 22, 2012 5:24 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15144
Views: 2626411

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

DSenette wrote:
SlyReaper wrote:
Also, weather forecasters? Your days are numbered!

http://now.msn.com/tourism-officials-wa ... d-forecast


This story needs an update. Was the weatherman right about the weather? If so did the lawsuit get dropped?
by Krealr
Fri Oct 05, 2012 8:44 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Zahlenspiel
Replies: 10
Views: 3133

Re: Zahlenspiel

Ok so using a corrected set up and building on what jaap started I think I have the answer ABC - DCE = ECC + - + EAD + FAD = FBG = = = ??? - ??? = HBI A = 4, B = 8, C = 9, D = 3, E = 0, F = 1, G = 6, H = 2, I = 5 and the answer has a 7 in it which is not used anywhere else. 489 - 390 = 099 + - + 043...
by Krealr
Fri Jun 15, 2012 6:25 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15144
Views: 2626411

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

Unless they have a rule saying "making a sarcastic and/or witty ending to your arguments is against decorum" then I don't think you can really say that what she ended on was particularly unique in this context. Is there any official reason given for why it was against decorum? It's like p...
by Krealr
Fri Jun 08, 2012 3:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The "How Have I Never Noticed That Before?" thread
Replies: 1141
Views: 195973

Re: The "How Have I Never Noticed That Before?" thread

Ashvio wrote:God->Good
Devil->Evil


I would have added more emphasis

God->Good
by Krealr
Wed May 23, 2012 3:44 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Public Funds Meant For Needy, Diverted to Private Schools
Replies: 25
Views: 4679

Re: Public Funds Meant For Needy, Diverted to Private School

I think part of the reason is historical. In the late 70's the courts decided that schools weren't sufficiently desegregated, and mandated busing to desegregate schools . Obviously this strategy can't work if you allow school choice: People tend to self-segregate, even if they're not racist, but es...
by Krealr
Tue May 22, 2012 2:46 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Bacon Workshop
Replies: 2768
Views: 577901

Re: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Bacon Workshop

If I ever get around to playing Skyrim again, I'm going to use the restoration abuse to make some +infinity enchant potions and enchant rings of immortality. +10000 HP and MP. Never will I have to ever conserve my mana again. *shrug* if your going that route you may as well just open the console an...
by Krealr
Fri May 18, 2012 3:04 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13421
Views: 1717649

Re: Today I Learned

People cuddling up during the winter cold, especially when much of the time is spent indoors would be my guess. There are a whole bunch of people with birthdays very close to my wife's in her hometown. About 9 months before she was born there was a big ice storm that pretty much shut down the city ...
by Krealr
Fri May 04, 2012 5:55 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Awesome Student Quotes
Replies: 870
Views: 211521

Re: Awesome Student Quotes

*Student eating a piece of chocolate*
"This is really awful"
*takes another bite*
"I think its old I found it in the basement"
*takes another bite*
"It tastes like metal"
*takes another bite while leaving the room*
:?
by Krealr
Fri May 04, 2012 5:15 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15144
Views: 2626411

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

SlyReaper wrote:
Actually that's the same story.



Yes but it includes the statement that this wasn't a unique thing.


Also the same zoo.
http://www.kgw.com/video/featured-videos/A-new-lion-and-girl-at-Oregon-Zoo-video-150164135.html
by Krealr
Fri May 04, 2012 3:18 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15144
Views: 2626411

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

Lion wants to eat a baby; fails miserably. Apparently this is a common occurrence. http://www.kgw.com/home/Oregon-Zoo-lion-mistakes-small-visitor-for-prey-149880215.html Zookeepers said it's not uncommon for the lions to interact with little kids peering through the glass at their exhibit.
by Krealr
Thu May 03, 2012 5:13 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Elder Scrolls Online
Replies: 58
Views: 34141

Elder Scrolls Online

Lots of little announcements popping up. Scheduled for June 2013. http://www.joystiq.com/2012/05/03/the-elder-scrolls-online-is-a-real-mmo-being-developed-by-zenima/ http://www.gameinformer.com/b/features/archive/2012/05/03/june-cover-revealed-the-elder-scrolls-online.aspx Set 1000 years before skyr...
by Krealr
Tue Apr 24, 2012 3:49 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Planned Parenthood Concerned About Suspicious Visits
Replies: 81
Views: 13284

Re: Planned Parenthood Concerned About Suspicious Visits

philsov wrote:
Marbas wrote:But if half of the abortions are on female fetii then no gender selection is actually occurring?



Gender selection could still be occurring it just means that a roughly equal number of people select for females as select for males.
by Krealr
Mon Apr 09, 2012 9:28 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Walker thinks women don't need money
Replies: 32
Views: 5206

Re: Walker thinks women don't need money

I could never get real statistics on just how much the difference in wages between genders actually is; the 77 cents on the dollar statistic does not take into account years experience, education, and most importantly marital status. I remember a report a while back that when just looking at unmarr...
by Krealr
Thu Mar 15, 2012 8:59 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: New Baldur's Gate game?
Replies: 41
Views: 6872

Re: New Baldur's Gate game?

New lines added to the source of the front page

<!-- Chapter One. -->
<!-- There will be more chapters. -->
<!-- More chapters than you think. -->


Does this mean they will be extending the story?
by Krealr
Mon Mar 05, 2012 7:51 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Textbook publishing ills
Replies: 68
Views: 11247

Re: Textbook publishing ills

As for that gif, the page numbers are drastically different. While I agree that textbooks are 'rewritten' just for money, it seems as if there were more changes in that revision then just different font and the sidebar. That's actually part of the fun they take the exact same chapters and reorder t...
by Krealr
Mon Mar 05, 2012 4:16 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Textbook publishing ills
Replies: 68
Views: 11247

Re: Textbook publishing ills

So why are books being re-written every year? Why are schools paying for new books all the time, especially in subjects that have not changed? Schools buy new textbooks because they get damaged/lost/stolen (I have no idea why a student would steal a textbook but they do). When they do this they hav...
by Krealr
Fri Mar 02, 2012 4:09 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: New Baldur's Gate game?
Replies: 41
Views: 6872

Re: New Baldur's Gate game?

IDK, some people I talked to said they liked BG1 much better, ... Personally I liked BG1's story better. BG2's was too predictable for me (Do I really need to spoiler a game that came out a decade ago? Better safe then sorry I guess) I felt like BG2 went on and on about why did Irenicus take Imoen ...
by Krealr
Tue Feb 21, 2012 9:54 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Would chocolate kill velociraptors?
Replies: 36
Views: 8006

Re: Would chocolate kill velociraptors?

gmalivuk wrote:Except I'm pretty sure avoiding bright coloring isn't a learned behavior so much as an evolved one. As in, birds that didn't avoid it didn't pass on their genes.


So we need to eat chocolate AND wear bright clothing?
by Krealr
Wed Feb 15, 2012 5:31 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Bacon Workshop
Replies: 2768
Views: 577901

Re: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Bacon Workshop

You actually get points toward enchanting for just recharging your enchantments. So kill, recharge, kill, recharge. Every time you kill someone you add to enchanting, so it goes up really fast. Is there some trick to recharging an item easily though? Opening my inventory, finding the item, pressing...
by Krealr
Fri Feb 03, 2012 5:53 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15144
Views: 2626411

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

Plasma Man wrote: After all, if you've got nothing to hide, you've got nothing to fear, right?


It would be better if this was an xkcd comic but it was just put up and fits so well

http://abstrusegoose.com/433
by Krealr
Wed Feb 01, 2012 6:47 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Major birth control failure
Replies: 23
Views: 3574

Re: Major birth control failure

buddy431 wrote:
emceng wrote:I don't take hormonal birth control - are the active vs. dummy tablets labeled differently?


The kind my my wife used to take were completely different colors. The active pills were pink and the inactive were green, I think they may even have had different shapes.
by Krealr
Fri Jan 06, 2012 4:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Can naturopathy be harmful?
Replies: 14
Views: 3570

Re: Can naturopathy be harmful?

Some herbs/supplements can have reactions with medications so If she is one any kind of medication she will want to check with her regular doctor to make sure whatever the naturopathy person gives her does not interact with her medication. Edit: On a side note if she has been itchy for several month...
by Krealr
Thu Nov 03, 2011 2:42 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Awesome Teacher Quotes
Replies: 1764
Views: 393863

Re: Awesome Teacher Quotes

My high school physics teacher spent pretty much an entire lecture talking about dropping cats out of windows to demonstrate everything from terminal velocity to rotational inertia. Our homework was to determine the greatest height at which a cat could be dropped out of a building without landing on...
by Krealr
Tue Oct 11, 2011 4:24 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Awesome Student Quotes
Replies: 870
Views: 211521

Re: Awesome Student Quotes

African American Student got into a side conversation about people singing in his Baptist church.

Student: ... and it's not just the blacks that can belt it out there are some white chicks that can really blow.
Everyone else: *Bust out laughing*
Student: Not like that!!
by Krealr
Tue Sep 27, 2011 6:06 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Counting with Fingers
Replies: 11
Views: 3620

Re: Counting with Fingers

I can count to 10 billion without breaking a sweat.

1 billion (1 finger), 2 billion (2 finger), 3 billion ....

I'm thinking you meant for a few more conditions. Something along the lines of: Must start at 0 (or 1) and every integer after that must have a unique finger configuration.
by Krealr
Fri Sep 23, 2011 3:11 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Should we make students memorize the quadratic formula?
Replies: 61
Views: 8868

Re: Should we make students memorize the quadratic formula?

It is the kind of thing that middle- and high-schoolers love more than anything else -- a mechanical formula that solves their homework and exam problems for them. The bizarre thing for me is that this is not what I see at the high school I work at. Kids HATE the quadratic formula they would rather...
by Krealr
Wed Jun 15, 2011 7:24 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: I need a Game Recommendation
Replies: 1559
Views: 386272

Re: I need a Game Recommendation

I'm pretty sure the answer is "no", but here goes: Is there an MMO that is Fantasy-based, has no or easily avoidable PVP, and has an endgame that doesn't require grouping with more than five or ten people (so no 25-man instances, as an example)? I like me some MMOs, and my wife could be i...
by Krealr
Mon Jun 06, 2011 7:47 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Opera, Chrome, Firefox, OR?
Replies: 544
Views: 220968

Re: Opera, Chrome, Firefox, OR?

hotaru wrote:
Steax wrote:Firefox sync has changed how I browse. Automatic sharing of my bookmarks and history between my 4 internet-capable devices = win.

really? google chrome has had that since 2009.
.



And Opera has had since 2008.
by Krealr
Wed Apr 20, 2011 3:26 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: If you learned statistics would you never buy insurance?
Replies: 92
Views: 10620

Re: If you learned statistics would you never buy insurance?

And yet I wonder which actually happens more often, if we replace deceased with any form of expensive divorcement. Can you insure yourself against expensive divorce? The rates must be enormous on something with such a high degree of control by the insured. http://www.wedlockdivorceinsurance.com Did...
by Krealr
Fri Feb 04, 2011 6:54 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Awesome Student Quotes
Replies: 870
Views: 211521

Re: Awesome Student Quotes

A student who I was talking with earlier today: "I don't think the earth is even 1 light year old"

To be fair he did catch himself shortly after saying that.
by Krealr
Mon Oct 18, 2010 10:13 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Sherlock Holmes Puzzle 3
Replies: 18
Views: 6629

Re: Sherlock Holmes Puzzle 3

Sema wrote:... Dr Watson accidentally fell down
a 30ft dry wishing well.


After falling down a 30ft well Watson is dead.

It takes 30 minutes for Watson to realize he is a ghost and float to the top of the well

:mrgreen:

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