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by Sableagle
Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:38 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7694
Views: 575222

Re: Trump presidency

Everyone knows Japan is the mass-shooting and gun violence capital of the world. Does it also have an unusally high incidence of men putting on red dungarees and jumping on turtles? You know what all these mass-shooters have in common? They all wear trainers or sneakers. When have you ever seen a m...
by Sableagle
Thu Mar 08, 2018 1:10 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 97808
Views: 4674388

Re: Double Post

Of course, if someone does want a dress in that sort of style, I have to figure out how to make a chequer patterned tube flare out into a skirt without interrupting the pattern. I think I can do that by elongating the points down each side of the lateral line, but I'd have to keep it subtle, which m...
by Sableagle
Thu Mar 08, 2018 1:06 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 97808
Views: 4674388

Re: Double Post

Thanks.

The zig-zag was the trickiest part so far. Concentric squares aren't so bad. They just add a lot of seam length to a design.
by Sableagle
Thu Mar 08, 2018 12:55 pm UTC
Forum: Comics/Graphic Novels
Topic: Gunnerkrigg Court
Replies: 158
Views: 49680

Re: Gunnerkrigg Court

The top lip being down over the front teeth makes it into a human smile, not a wolf snarl, to me. I did spend time looking for pictures of a typical, asymmetric, natural human smile, but people photograph more symmetrical mouths more often (yes, Miranda, you look lovely, but today I want to see some...
by Sableagle
Thu Mar 08, 2018 12:45 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 97808
Views: 4674388

Re: Double Post

I've been giving myself sore shoulders and fingers:

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So incredibly many stitches. If anyone wants a whole dress done in this sort of style I am charging a penny a stitch and going on a world tour with the money.
by Sableagle
Thu Mar 08, 2018 12:40 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 97808
Views: 4674388

Re: Double Post

addams wrote:I made myself a meal.
Cream of Wheat and English Muffin.
With Butter, Sugar and cold Milk.

A "bread sandwich with a glass of milk" smoothie?
by Sableagle
Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:26 am UTC
Forum: Comics/Graphic Novels
Topic: Gunnerkrigg Court
Replies: 158
Views: 49680

Re: Gunnerkrigg Court

That's terror-inducing? An image search for "cute anime girl smile" to find another like it produced many pages of much scarier grins ... ... and this: https://pre00.deviantart.net/23bc/th/pre/i/2010/319/0/7/anime_cat_girl_x3_by_forgottenangel011-d32x642.jpg What's that gesture supposed to...
by Sableagle
Wed Mar 07, 2018 11:10 pm UTC
Forum: Comics/Graphic Novels
Topic: Gunnerkrigg Court
Replies: 158
Views: 49680

Re: Gunnerkrigg Court

My first thought was "You're adorable!" Then I wondered whether I'd be saying that to Ysengrim or Coyote. It's not really clear. Then I wondered whether we're going by d20 rules and rolling a 20 is always a critical success and a charm attempt involving a hug and double ear-scritchies coul...
by Sableagle
Tue Mar 06, 2018 11:21 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Science-based what-if questions
Replies: 622
Views: 92875

Re: Science-based what-if questions

So for example I want to make an Infinitely Sharp Sword with this thing, what kind of property should it have? You're describing RayShade solids and making them physical. A simple sword blade is the sum of {the overlap of two ellipsoids} and {the overlap of two cylinders and a cuboid}. Imagine two ...
by Sableagle
Tue Mar 06, 2018 6:49 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 97808
Views: 4674388

Re: Double Post

Unrelated:

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It can swim. It drives and steers all 8 wheels. I want one without the gun for maintaining a national park ... and also a reliable supply of money for maintaining myself and a national park.
by Sableagle
Tue Mar 06, 2018 5:48 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 97808
Views: 4674388

Re: Double Post

If you're ever shooting video up a skirt, it better be your own or someone who has given written permission. ... or a hovercraft going over a glass deck? Speaking of "your own or that of someone who has given written permission," here's an angry YouTube video. https://www.youtube.com/watc...
by Sableagle
Tue Mar 06, 2018 4:26 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14950
Views: 2350268

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

Jennie Breeden on a panel at a comic convention, years ago: "When someone comes into the shop asking what they should read, I tell them to look along the shelf for the books that are just a little taller than the others, because those are European. That means you're going to get stuff you would...
by Sableagle
Mon Mar 05, 2018 4:53 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14950
Views: 2350268

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

{NSFW autoplaying video warning} http://www.news.com.au/world/europe/topless-woman-confronts-silvio-berlusconi-at-polling-booth/news-story/55db8ad3d4d652f2992041015ce0bf0c Very nice of her to speak on others' behalf. (We all know what message she was trying to send, too, which is more than can be sa...
by Sableagle
Sun Mar 04, 2018 4:31 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 97808
Views: 4674388

Re: Double Post

Geez, ling. Two hours of silence. You just missed out on how many points? 10. Roshan: Not many must be knowing that Roshan is a Persian name. But this name is more used in India than any other parts of the world. This name was popular in the medieval times, right after India’s independence in 1947. ...
by Sableagle
Sun Mar 04, 2018 1:26 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 97808
Views: 4674388

Re: Double Post

Bergenia, for damp shade:

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by Sableagle
Sun Mar 04, 2018 1:23 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 97808
Views: 4674388

Re: Double Post

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by Sableagle
Sun Mar 04, 2018 11:56 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 97808
Views: 4674388

Re: Double Post

Kind of, yes. René-Levasseur Island http://www.alluringworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/6-Rene-Levasseur-700x440.jpg René-Levasseur Island is a very large island which was created artificially with the creation of the Manicouagan Reservoir, located in the Québec Province within Canada. With an a...
by Sableagle
Sun Mar 04, 2018 11:48 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 97808
Views: 4674388

Re: Double Post

Post-something:

Ile Rene-Levasseur.png


What happened?
by Sableagle
Sun Mar 04, 2018 11:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1937: "IATA Airport Abbreviations"
Replies: 63
Views: 10714

Re: 1937: "IATA Airport Abbreviations"

I've similarly noted, having lived near both sides of a county line my whole life, that "The Tri-County Area" means different things depending on which side of that line you are. In Ventura County, that means Santa Barbara, Ventura, and Los Angeles counties. In Santa Barbara County, that ...
by Sableagle
Sun Mar 04, 2018 11:34 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 97808
Views: 4674388

Re: Double Post

Micratheria catenata:

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I'm starting to think it's not a kind of music after all. This crossword is proving hard to finish.
by Sableagle
Sun Mar 04, 2018 11:33 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 97808
Views: 4674388

Re: Double Post

Coremacera catenata:

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by Sableagle
Sun Mar 04, 2018 11:31 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 97808
Views: 4674388

Re: Double Post

Veronica , Caladenia and Echidna catenata : https://warehouse1.indicia.org.uk/upload/Water-Speedwell,%20Pink%20(Veronica%20catenata)%20By%20small%20stream%20at%20end%20of%20Green%20Lane%20Sapcote%20SP%204845%209314%20(taken%2020.6.2008),.JPG http://www.ourshopfront.com/kabi/images/Natives/Caladenia...
by Sableagle
Sun Mar 04, 2018 11:28 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: ITT: rmsgrey is wrong about slavery (from Black Panther)
Replies: 103
Views: 10721

Re: ITT: rmsgrey is wrong about slavery (from Black Panther)

This is why I think history should be taught as a worldwide thing in chronological order and at a tribal scale, rather than having kids memorise the maiden names and dates of birth of all of Henry VIII's wives' mothers or whatever it is they do these days. We spent more time on Jeanne d'Arc than we ...
by Sableagle
Sun Mar 04, 2018 11:07 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 97808
Views: 4674388

Re: Double Post

Unrelated: is there such a thing as confanity?
by Sableagle
Sun Mar 04, 2018 10:32 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 97808
Views: 4674388

Re: Double Post

Also the driver's reflexes wouldn't be good enough.
by Sableagle
Sun Mar 04, 2018 10:31 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 97808
Views: 4674388

Re: Double Post

Now, a bulldozer going at 108 m/s?

Don't be silly.

How would you get a bulldozer up to 108 m/s?

With the emissions regulations coming in, diesel engines aren't that powerful.
by Sableagle
Sun Mar 04, 2018 10:30 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 97808
Views: 4674388

Re: Double Post

A water bottle Is only as powerful As a bulldozer It does depend heavily on how fast the water bottle is going. 2l bottle refilled with spring water, standing on a table waiting for someone to shoot it for YouTube? Not very powerful. Same bottle going at 2 m/s, a brisk walking pace? Slightly more m...
by Sableagle
Sun Mar 04, 2018 12:43 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 97808
Views: 4674388

Re: Double Post

addams wrote:Too Dark...


Considering it's meant to be in Moria, not really dark enough.

To be fair, that squid can't possibly have expected anything to swim out to it in all that armour with a sword that size and try to make calamari.
by Sableagle
Sun Mar 04, 2018 12:35 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 97808
Views: 4674388

Re: Double Post

That's this slimy git having a go at a cute little red-haired Hobbit lass, whose response is to jump into the water, swim out to it and be very, very rude to its face with her sword.
by Sableagle
Sun Mar 04, 2018 12:23 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 97808
Views: 4674388

Re: Double Post

... bad idea?
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by Sableagle
Sat Mar 03, 2018 9:39 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 97808
Views: 4674388

Re: Double Post

This: Canon in D.
by Sableagle
Sat Mar 03, 2018 7:36 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 97808
Views: 4674388

Re: Double Post

That was canon.

This? Non-canon.

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Same Grace, though. 'sokay, she's over 18 now.
by Sableagle
Sat Mar 03, 2018 7:33 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 97808
Views: 4674388

Re: Double Post

18 years old. No idea any of that had happened. Read about it all at once.
by Sableagle
Sat Mar 03, 2018 4:41 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 97808
Views: 4674388

Re: Double Post

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by Sableagle
Sat Mar 03, 2018 4:39 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7694
Views: 575222

Re: Trump presidency

It's okay, the Perverted, Orange, Toupee'd, Unfriendly Simian says it's fine: Trump tweets: 'Trade wars are good, and easy to win' The Real Risks of Trump’s Steel and Aluminum Tariffs President Trump announced today that his administration would impose a 25 percent tariff on imported steel and a 10 ...
by Sableagle
Sat Mar 03, 2018 1:24 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 4173
Views: 563915

Re: The Darker Side of the News

Isis fanatic tried to recruit children for 'death squad' to launch terror attacks in London An unqualified teacher has been convicted of trying to recruit an “army of children” to launch a series of Isis-inspired attacks on dozens of targets across London. Umar Haque brainwashed young pupils he tau...
by Sableagle
Sat Mar 03, 2018 8:13 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 97808
Views: 4674388

Re: Double Post

Neat:

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(You wanna pour ginger ale in something, you pour it in Bells or Teacher's or Johnny bloody Walker, not in my good single malts, you hear?)
by Sableagle
Sat Mar 03, 2018 12:22 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 97808
Views: 4674388

Re: Double Post

Today I learned that it's already Saturday.

Guess I've been sewing for hours. No wonder my shoulders were starting to ache. Fiddly damn job.
by Sableagle
Sat Mar 03, 2018 12:21 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7694
Views: 575222

Re: Trump presidency

Its idiotic. Steel is a commodity. Its a high pollution industry to boot, so you WANT it from overseas, ... Some of the pollution from making it in China still gets to affect the air quality in LA, and the climate impact of everyone's industry recently had quite an effect on the air quality in and ...
by Sableagle
Sat Mar 03, 2018 12:16 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 97808
Views: 4674388

Re: Double Post

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