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by Justinlrb
Tue Dec 18, 2007 11:02 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2419050

Re: POST HERE FIRST - INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

Hi I've posted a couple of times. I guess I should have come here first. My name's Justin. I'm an English teacher in Spain. I studied Linguistics at CU and I like science and computers and math and the natural world and stuff. However, I'm really only a hobbyist when it comes to fields outside of li...
by Justinlrb
Mon Dec 17, 2007 10:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0358: "Loud Party"
Replies: 146
Views: 25689

Re: "Loud Party" discussion

Just shimmy out to the end of the limb it should lower enough for you to drop down to the ground. Then your friend can toss the computers down and do the same. Alternately, hug the trunk and slid down. Or you could just stay up there and look for nuts.
by Justinlrb
Fri Dec 14, 2007 11:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0357: "Flies"
Replies: 105
Views: 22604

Re: "Flies" Discussion

Ha!
Fruit flies are total alcoholics. You should see them go for the bowl of wine... haven't tried beer.
by Justinlrb
Wed Dec 05, 2007 4:14 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Gender Neutral Third Person Singular Pronoun
Replies: 64
Views: 9961

Re: Gender Neutral Third Person Singular Pronoun

Propriety defies logic, so does grammar.
by Justinlrb
Thu Jul 26, 2007 6:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0282: "Organic Fuel"
Replies: 142
Views: 39450

I recall reading an article about a species of euphorbia (lost the link) that is native to Africa that could be cheaply and efficiently processed into a petrol like substance. Not only would that help with providing us oil, it would probably be good for the Africans, who seem to need the money. Tha...
by Justinlrb
Wed Jul 25, 2007 3:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0294: "Bookstore"
Replies: 144
Views: 31628

(Reference: I finished Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire in an hour. Granted, that's an easy read children's book, but still... ) 752 pages ( mass market paperback version ) in 60 minutes is about 12.53 pages per minute. You were reading a page every 4.79 seconds? Wow. I took a speed-reading cour...
by Justinlrb
Fri May 04, 2007 6:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0257: "Code Talkers"
Replies: 71
Views: 11315

Asked a Speaker

I asked.
First I got Ndigah. I was told that that means no.
Then I got ldin. I was told that this means empty or none.
At last I got Ahden.

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