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by Yorgan
Sun Oct 26, 2008 8:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0245: "Floor Tiles"
Replies: 252
Views: 70922

Re: "Floor Tiles" Discussion

I do the sidewalk cracks and the tile thing. Not all the time, and less so these days - maybe since I stopped studying maths? But I do like wondering around the platform at a certain train station doing Knight's moves on the tiles. This attracts glances, I think - not sure though as I have to look d...
by Yorgan
Sat Mar 10, 2007 2:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0233: "A New CAPTCHA Approach"
Replies: 112
Views: 38319

The LBT moment made me bawl my eyes out, one of the few non-musical pieces of art that has had that strong an effect on me in my lifetime. I didn't shed a tear over the Futurama episode (unlike some of my friends), but it did leave me feeling all sad and sentimental. And in fairness, there was a big...
by Yorgan
Thu Mar 08, 2007 2:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0019: "George Clinton"
Replies: 16
Views: 10452

Google can only find one trace of the idea outside of wikipedia: http://www.showtimetickets.com/concerts/hip-hop-rb/george-clinton.jsp The text on that page and on the wikipedia article are clearly related. I'd therefore argue theres two likely explanations. George Clinton really did get a BA of Mat...
by Yorgan
Thu Jan 11, 2007 3:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0207: "What xkcd Means"
Replies: 482
Views: 74927

I routinely do 2,and 4 (although for me its more an outside of my house thing, e.g. footpaths. I've been known to go back and forth in knight's moves for long periods at a time on the platform tiles when waiting for a train.) As far 1 goes, well I don't drive, but I do similar stuff in analguous sit...
by Yorgan
Thu Jan 04, 2007 9:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0205: "Candy Button Paper"
Replies: 20
Views: 8211

Damn it, we never had these paper candy button strips in Australia! Or at least, I've never seen them :( And jareds exposition is 100% correct. Its a pretty standard exercise in Theory of Computation courses to show that a write-only TM is equivalent in computational power to the standard read-write...
by Yorgan
Sat Nov 04, 2006 6:19 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Dream Choices
Replies: 20
Views: 5810

Pie vs Pi

Was the first one that sprung to my mind. It'd be a pretty damn tough one to answer, too.....

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