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by mwn3d
Mon Jan 11, 2010 5:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0687: "Dimensional Analysis"
Replies: 159
Views: 62482

Re: "Dimensional Analysis" discussion

i think its just that it works out to be unitless like pi? i dunno. this guy has too many hobbies.
by mwn3d
Sat Sep 20, 2008 2:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0478: "The Staple Madness"
Replies: 122
Views: 27696

Re: The Staple Madness

does anyone else imagine jamie hyneman in this comic cause of the beret?
by mwn3d
Fri Jun 06, 2008 4:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0433: "Journal 5"
Replies: 195
Views: 36260

Re: "Journal 5" Discussion

the detonator definitely should have been more like the one in golden eye. she could bust out the dual-wielded moonrakers then.
by mwn3d
Fri May 30, 2008 5:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0430: "Every Damn Morning"
Replies: 184
Views: 36154

Re: "Every Damn Morning" Discussion

No fair ending the alt text with an ellipsis. It made me think there was more.
by mwn3d
Fri Apr 25, 2008 2:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0413: "Mistranslations"
Replies: 110
Views: 20887

Re: "Mistranslations" Discussion

Are they even naked?
by mwn3d
Fri Jan 11, 2008 5:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0369: "Dangers"
Replies: 282
Views: 65923

Re: "Dangers" discussion

kind of interesting but not very entertaining. needs more absurd activities.

i give it a "ehhhh" out of 10
by mwn3d
Wed Dec 19, 2007 6:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0359: "Rock Band"
Replies: 149
Views: 23403

Re: Rock Band

mrorange wrote:why is there no right border to the ocmic... just a visual typo?


i noticed that too. not sure what happened but it doesnt really affect the comic.
by mwn3d
Wed Dec 19, 2007 6:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0359: "Rock Band"
Replies: 149
Views: 23403

Re: Rock Band

is that a chick drummer i see?

hot
by mwn3d
Mon Dec 17, 2007 4:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0358: "Loud Party"
Replies: 146
Views: 24098

Re: "Loud Party" discussion

is there a "get down" pun in here somewhere? like...James Brown-type "get down"?

these serious ones always throw me off.
by mwn3d
Wed Dec 05, 2007 5:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0353: "Python"
Replies: 241
Views: 54553

Re: "Python" discussion

oddly enough...the quickBASIC hello world program is also

Code: Select all

print "Hello world"

of course you could just type

Code: Select all

? "Hello world"

and it would change it into the right code.





but who uses BASIC for anything important anymore?
by mwn3d
Tue Nov 06, 2007 1:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0338: "Future"
Replies: 140
Views: 21314

Re: "Future" Discussion

dude is this some shitty commentary on "the lake house"?
by mwn3d
Wed Oct 24, 2007 4:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0333: "Getting Out of Hand"
Replies: 107
Views: 21800

Re: Getting Out of Hand

hurry up and visit the wikipedia:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foreplay

study it long and hard so you dont have to look it up later.
by mwn3d
Mon Oct 22, 2007 4:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0332: "Gyroscopes"
Replies: 107
Views: 25388

Re: "Gyroscopes" Discussion

gyroscopes are all photoshopped...nothing can actually do that.
by mwn3d
Wed Oct 17, 2007 3:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0330: "Indecision"
Replies: 196
Views: 33511

Re: "Indecision" Discussion

seanm028 wrote:
mwn3d wrote:also dont forget the first rule of physics:
everything thats fun costs at least $8.


I disagree. Toilet paper can be had for two or three dollars and can easily turn someone's property into a late-night adventure.


talk to trey parker and matt stone then...they came up with it.
by mwn3d
Wed Oct 17, 2007 6:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0330: "Indecision"
Replies: 196
Views: 33511

Re: "Indecision" Discussion

also dont forget the first rule of physics:
everything thats fun costs at least $8.
by mwn3d
Mon Oct 08, 2007 4:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0326: "Effect an Effect"
Replies: 284
Views: 51771

Re: "Effect an Effect" discussion

i totally already made a comic like this (but its not as good):
http://rekaeuqs1.googlepages.com/gnazi.jpg


edit:
also a few more are found here: viewtopic.php?f=4&t=8831
by mwn3d
Mon Oct 01, 2007 4:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0323: "Ballmer Peak"
Replies: 116
Views: 55359

Re: "Ballmer Peak" Discussion

this comic accurately describes my computer science professors life.

i hope to follow in his footsteps.
by mwn3d
Wed Sep 12, 2007 3:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0315: "Braille"
Replies: 108
Views: 27542

Shouldn't the text read "S-I-G-H-T-ED[...]"? (I'm glad I did a bit of research before posting here. I almost posted about a "mistake" that wasn't.) There's a contraction for GH too, I think. Heck, there might be more... Braille has a lot of contractions. i was wondering about it...
by mwn3d
Mon Aug 27, 2007 4:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0308: "Interesting Life"
Replies: 256
Views: 49918

whats with the random old lady in the top right? she seems out of place.
by mwn3d
Fri Aug 17, 2007 12:20 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What is your favourite shape/symbol?
Replies: 77
Views: 8513

§

i always try to use it in programming but different operating systems crap out on it.
by mwn3d
Wed Aug 15, 2007 5:52 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: so i tried to make my own xkcd...
Replies: 8
Views: 5502

hooray! i made another one! my panel lines are getting better...my handwriting is still the same sadly...

http://rekaeuqs1.googlepages.com/gnazi.jpg

i think the alt text for this one would be "...And you don't want to know what happens when you split an infinitive."
by mwn3d
Mon Aug 13, 2007 4:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0302: "Names"
Replies: 131
Views: 30156

i cant tell you how many times this has happened to me at family gatherings. my dad had 12 siblings so i dont think ive met all my cousins and some ive only met once many years ago so i dont remember them at all.
by mwn3d
Mon Aug 06, 2007 4:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0299: "Aeris Dies"
Replies: 187
Views: 53229

FFVII....all time favorite FF game.

i wasnt that choked up when aeris died. i mean....it wasnt as sad as that episode of futurama with frys dog.
by mwn3d
Wed Aug 01, 2007 5:33 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: math on my website
Replies: 9
Views: 2794

ok, here ya go . (you have to wait for the counter and then click the link). I took the square-root algorithm straight from here so I can't vouch for it, although it seems to work well. well...i cleaned it up a bunch so i could understand it better. it turns out that BigDecimal has a subtract metho...
by mwn3d
Tue Jul 31, 2007 9:16 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: so i tried to make my own xkcd...
Replies: 8
Views: 5502

kirkjerk wrote:(I thought the other one would be funnier if it was Y10K problem. Y3K shouldn't be any more of a problem than Y2.1K will be, because I don't think many people hacked Y2K by going to 3 digit years...)


i changed it to y10k....thanks for the suggestion
by mwn3d
Mon Jul 30, 2007 2:41 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: so i tried to make my own xkcd...
Replies: 8
Views: 5502

so i tried to make my own xkcd...

i made two comics so far and i recently discovered that i deleted the txt file that i kept my ideas in (back before i got a scanner). i made one by stealing part of an actual xkcd and editing things in paint: http://rekaeuqs1.googlepages.com/officecomic.bmp i made another by actually drawing, scanni...
by mwn3d
Fri Jul 27, 2007 4:11 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: the google machine rolls on and i love it
Replies: 10
Views: 2231

they have a ballpit in their main offices. along with other cool stuff like a bar and a pool and hot tubs and massage people........but clearly the coolest of all of these is the ballpit.
by mwn3d
Fri Jul 27, 2007 2:52 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: math on my website
Replies: 9
Views: 2794

why the hell did i limit n to numbers greater than 2? after some mental math....1 fails and 2 fails if 0 is not considered a perfect square. by the program it should pass right?

ill change the limit...
by mwn3d
Fri Jul 27, 2007 2:23 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: the google machine rolls on and i love it
Replies: 10
Views: 2231

Whenever I read news about 'Google,' they don't seem to talk about it as a Company, anymore. So, in my brain, I picture it as this enormous monster made of web-pages and those old fashioned computer monitors, eating up stuff as it walks down the street. Is it just me? they have a ballpit too...get ...
by mwn3d
Fri Jul 27, 2007 1:51 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: math on my website
Replies: 9
Views: 2794

i cant get my moms laptop to cooperate with me. ill have to try it out when i get home on monday. from what i can tell and assuming the sqrt method works i think its right. did you get the same small numbers to fail that we did?
by mwn3d
Fri Jul 27, 2007 12:49 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Rules on posting your website - NO, SERIOUSLY, GUYS.
Replies: 26
Views: 65496

so am i allowed to post a link yet? i posted in the intro thread...i made more than ten posts in non-"your art and links" forums...thats it right?
by mwn3d
Fri Jul 27, 2007 12:47 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: math on my website
Replies: 9
Views: 2794

Well, I wrote a java program to test this using BigInteger/Decimal, and found that 20-1000 don't have the special property. I can link the program if you want but it's kind of messy. yeah lets see it. i can try it out (and clean it up) when i get home. either that or someone else will twitch at the...
by mwn3d
Thu Jul 26, 2007 11:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD 2.0: INTRODUCE YOURSELF OR PERISH!
Replies: 2548
Views: 320991

hey im introducing myself here to prove im not a bot. i apologize to rachel for not reading the rules thoroughly enough. i got to RIT (Rochester, NY not Rhode Island) and i major in computer engineering. my latest favorite comic is GOTO because it made me think of bill gates' QBASIC game called &quo...
by mwn3d
Thu Jul 26, 2007 11:11 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: I draw arts
Replies: 7
Views: 2537

the drawing skills are really good. individual comments:
does that first chick have a mustache?
the second one looks pretty badass.
the others are really nice too...i agree with the creases in the clothes comment.
by mwn3d
Thu Jul 26, 2007 10:47 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: math on my website
Replies: 9
Views: 2794

i think i may have gotten 14 before from the computer but i also didnt get 13 from those programs. i have to work on that. i am away from my own computer until monday...lets see if i can code the java right here: for(int i=3;i<=30;i++){ int fact= fact(i) / 2; int x= Math.ceil...
by mwn3d
Thu Jul 26, 2007 8:34 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: the google machine rolls on and i love it
Replies: 10
Views: 2231

the google machine rolls on and i love it

http://www.infoworld.com/article/07/07/26/Google-Sprint-team-on-WiMax-mobile_1.html wikipedia says that wimax is comparable to a cell phone for the internet...while wi-fi is comparable to a cordless home phone. i think ten miles of internet is a pretty sweet idea...even though i dont think ill ever...
by mwn3d
Thu Jul 26, 2007 7:57 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: math on my website
Replies: 9
Views: 2794

math on my website

so ive tried a few complex math things on my computer. they are showcased on my website: http://rekaeuqs1.googlepages.com/math the first thing i tried is called an exponential factorial which was a neat little operation i used to test how big numbers could get in ruby (it turns out its pretty big). ...
by mwn3d
Mon Jul 23, 2007 5:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0293: "RTFM"
Replies: 86
Views: 25112

this comic reminds me of unhelpful assholes in forums IRC channels who call you a noob and link you to documentation without even listening to your question. also... If you have no clue what "man" is (or can't prove why 0.9...=1 for that matter) you (probably) shouldn't be posting here. TH...
by mwn3d
Mon Jul 09, 2007 4:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0287: "NP-Complete"
Replies: 191
Views: 35042

wocket wrote:
mwn3d wrote:make sure you dont forget the barbecue sandwich as an option....$6.55.


It's not actually an option, since it is not under the "Appetizers" heading, but rather the "Sandwiches" heading.


touché
by mwn3d
Mon Jul 09, 2007 4:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0287: "NP-Complete"
Replies: 191
Views: 35042

make sure you dont forget the barbecue sandwich as an option....$6.55.

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