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by Hawknc
Wed Oct 18, 2006 6:00 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: This is not about math or science.
Replies: 99
Views: 27699

Aww, that's not fair. We're kinda like an older brother - we'll pin you down, tease you and take your favourite toys, but if anyone picks on you we'll throw them against a wall repeatedly until they leave. ...Well, theoretically. In about five years we'll have the same size air force as you unless s...
by Hawknc
Tue Oct 17, 2006 9:11 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Attention Music Aficionados
Replies: 66
Views: 20601

I'd just like to say that you have incredibly awesome taste in music. Aussies FTW.
by Hawknc
Mon Oct 16, 2006 7:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0171: "String Theory"
Replies: 89
Views: 39369

//Copyrights 'tube theory'
by Hawknc
Sat Oct 14, 2006 10:54 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Procrastination
Replies: 23
Views: 7748

Got a paper on aviation regulations due soon, only just chose my topic. Forums and iTunes are just so much more interesting.
by Hawknc
Fri Oct 13, 2006 3:47 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: North Korea
Replies: 52
Views: 16126

Conventional war made the US what it is today. That sort of war required massive manufacturing capabilities - it created jobs and trade faster than any peacetime campaign could have. That wouldn't happen to the same extent now because that sort of resource-heavy war just isn't fought anymore. If it...
by Hawknc
Wed Oct 11, 2006 5:23 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRODUCTIONS THREAD
Replies: 3985
Views: 689650

Am I correct in thinking that commas shouldn't exist immediately before an "and"?
by Hawknc
Tue Oct 10, 2006 3:42 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRODUCTIONS THREAD
Replies: 3985
Views: 689650

27/m/Australia I studied Astrophysics at Uni, but work in the Automotive industry now where the oft used phrase "It's not rocket science" always makes me smile. I hear that. Despite being qualified to design aircraft, I'm pretty much guaranteed to become an automotive engineer only becaus...
by Hawknc
Tue Oct 10, 2006 3:40 am UTC
Forum: News
Topic: Guitar Hero
Replies: 21
Views: 43180

I'd buy this just to jam to Wolfmother's Woman.
by Hawknc
Thu Oct 05, 2006 9:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0165: "Turn Signals"
Replies: 54
Views: 22862

strangegod wrote:
Hawknc wrote:but with this newest strip I'm pretty certain you've got some secret NASA technology that's stealing my brain.


You mean NSA, I'm sure.

He works on robots at the NSA Langley Research Center?
by Hawknc
Wed Oct 04, 2006 5:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Global warming
Replies: 82
Views: 24793

All we need is a solar panel that's slightly more than 20% efficient...
by Hawknc
Mon Oct 02, 2006 5:25 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRODUCTIONS THREAD
Replies: 3985
Views: 689650

22/m/Melbourne, Australia; studying aerospace engineering like a good little nerd.
by Hawknc
Mon Oct 02, 2006 5:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0165: "Turn Signals"
Replies: 54
Views: 22862

I just registered to ask the webcomic artist to please stop stealing my thoughts and putting them in webcomic form. Seriously, it's creepy. I was willing to put determining the shortest path across a lawn down to coincidence, but with this newest strip I'm pretty certain you've got some secret NASA ...

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