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by T
Thu Mar 25, 2010 5:46 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: £500 home-brew space photography
Replies: 7
Views: 1477

£500 home-brew space photography

Hurrah for good old-fashioned British ingenuity.

A fellow by the name of Robert Harrison has taken pictures of the earth by attaching a camera to a balloon.

Reminded me somewhat of this, but just a bit higher up.
by T
Mon Oct 08, 2007 9:16 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Boston Phoenix article - The Wisdom of Crowds
Replies: 41
Views: 6851

Re: Boston Phoenix article - The Wisdom of Crowds

Davis Square Rocks wrote:I haven't met the Phoenix correspondent, but I'll bet she's much closer to your age than to mine.

A little bit of stal^H^H^H^H research reveals her age to be...

...

...well...

you'll have to find out for yourself.
by T
Mon Oct 08, 2007 2:58 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: UK meetups
Replies: 256
Views: 52501

Re: UK meetups

Brighton it is, then. I'm 20 minutes away by train.
by T
Sun Oct 07, 2007 12:01 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Randall Q&A mp3s
Replies: 6
Views: 2769

Re: Randall Q&A mp3s

no-genius wrote:Awesome, but could you upload the mp3s themselves somewhere?

She did. Try clicking on the links.
by T
Mon Oct 01, 2007 10:40 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Favorite meet up moments
Replies: 64
Views: 9893

Re: Re:

ZeroSum wrote:Image I see what you did there. Innuendo.

In whose endo?
by T
Sat Sep 29, 2007 9:40 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Meetup Pictures
Replies: 51
Views: 12399

Re: Meetup Pictures

ANolan wrote:I like seeing pictures that were taken at the same time from different angles. This is great.

Maybe we can find sufficient pictures taken by us all to recreate our own "bullet-time" animation around Randall.
by T
Sat Sep 29, 2007 9:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0321: "Thighs"
Replies: 194
Views: 49042

Re: Re:

jeffk wrote:
T wrote:You never close your thighs any more when I kiss your lips...


s/lips/hips/

On second thought, that's right as-is.

Precisely. I never said which set.
by T
Fri Sep 28, 2007 10:20 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Boston Phoenix article - The Wisdom of Crowds
Replies: 41
Views: 6851

Re: Boston Phoenix article - The Wisdom of Crowds

kSatyr wrote:Just This Guy, You know?

One slight difference: I didn't notice a second head perched on Randall's shoulder.
by T
Fri Sep 28, 2007 5:49 am UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Forum Time Stamp
Replies: 9
Views: 970

Re: Forum Time Stamp

Perhaps the server is based in Newfoundland.
by T
Thu Sep 27, 2007 7:40 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Boston Phoenix article - The Wisdom of Crowds
Replies: 41
Views: 6851

Re: Boston Phoenix article - The Wisdom of Crowds

T, your article was times better. Total agreement. Captured the essence a lot more. That's kind of you to say, but I think the two of us were aiming for different results. Ms. Cohen wrote a piece more about the gathering and the comic, and interviewed many people to get quotes from them; mine was s...
by T
Thu Sep 27, 2007 8:53 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Boston Phoenix article - The Wisdom of Crowds
Replies: 41
Views: 6851

The journalist got my surname wrong. Hurrah for transcription errors!
by T
Wed Sep 26, 2007 11:07 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: XKCD Meetup Sept 2007 - "I was there" thread.
Replies: 315
Views: 50296

sillybear25 wrote:
bbctol wrote:I wasn't there.

Well then there was no need for you to effing post here, was there you twit? -G


I wasn't there either :(

Maybe someone should start a sibling "I wasn't there" thread.
by T
Wed Sep 26, 2007 10:56 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: The Power of Dreams
Replies: 10
Views: 4724

It was nice to meet you there! And you. It was my pleasure. I'm the wag who shouted "Now what do we do?" from the structure. It certainly caused some laughs. can I toss a link to that in my report, whenever I get it written? By all means. Be my guest. Thank you all for your positive comme...
by T
Wed Sep 26, 2007 6:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0321: "Thighs"
Replies: 194
Views: 49042

And a personal favourite: Chris de Burgh - The Girl with April in her Thighs. I could feel a long night coming on In your thighs [...] And all I've ever wanted, I can see In your thighs I had the love in my thighs I have seen it in my father's thighs Missing You: When the one you love's in front of...
by T
Wed Sep 26, 2007 1:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0321: "Thighs"
Replies: 194
Views: 49042

You never close your thighs any more when I kiss your lips...
by T
Tue Sep 25, 2007 10:59 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Give me a dollar and ask me why
Replies: 5
Views: 2430

Sorcyress wrote:Heh, yeah, I was (am) raising money for my mum for Multiple Sclerosis. Nice to meet you.

Lovely to meet you, too.

Thanks for confirming my suspicions (I went ahead and wrote multiple sclerosis in my piece); incipient old age has knackered my memory.
by T
Tue Sep 25, 2007 10:58 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: XKCD Meetup Sept 2007 - "I was there" thread.
Replies: 315
Views: 50296

visualpollution wrote:I was there- no funny shirt, but I was holding the "Raptor-Free Hugs" sign... That's still pretty cool, right?

Very. I've some lovely shots of you, too. Almost finished weeding through the day's pictures; they'll be on flickr RSN. Promise.
by T
Tue Sep 25, 2007 8:33 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: XKCD Meetup Sept 2007 - "I was there" thread.
Replies: 315
Views: 50296

Girlâ„¢ wrote:I was there, but I haven't seen a picture of more than my sleeve yet.

I have a very nice portrait of you, captured completely accidentally. It'll be up on flickr soon.
by T
Tue Sep 25, 2007 7:46 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: The Power of Dreams
Replies: 10
Views: 4724

The Power of Dreams

I write for a website devoted to all things nerd and geek, LittleWhiteDog.com. When the site owner learned that I was paying a visit to Boston for this gathering, he asked me to write an article about it. This is the result. =====X===== The Power of Dreams It turns out wanting something can make it ...
by T
Tue Sep 25, 2007 6:49 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Give me a dollar and ask me why
Replies: 5
Views: 2430

marcmagus wrote:Not sure if she reads the fora (yet). She was fundraising for MS. I'll point her this way so she can elaborate if she wants to.

It's okay. I remember the explanation for why she was fund-raising; I just couldn't remember the specific disorder. Thanks for confirming it.
by T
Tue Sep 25, 2007 6:06 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: XKCD Meetup Sept 2007 - "I was there" thread.
Replies: 315
Views: 50296

- pointing out the AYB keyboard that my cousin made I loved that keyboard. The IBM Model M is my favorite keyboard of all-time. If I had extra key caps, I would totally set mine up the same way. Ah, I think I remember you coming by, because you picked it up and said "Is that a model M??",...
by T
Tue Sep 25, 2007 5:59 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Where did everyone travel from for the meetup?
Replies: 38
Views: 5311

I flew in from the UK. According to the map on the plane last night, it's 3259 miles from Boston Logan to London Heathrow. Not sure I believe it, though, since the previous British Airways flight map had a longer distance, as did the Virgin Atlantic map from my flight last year. I guess those great ...
by T
Tue Sep 25, 2007 2:08 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Give me a dollar and ask me why
Replies: 5
Views: 2430

Give me a dollar and ask me why

Were you raising money for multiple sclerosis or muscular dystrophy? My apologies, but I can't remember which one. Edit: there was a lass at the gathering with a badge reading "Give me a dollar and ask me why." I can't remember which cause she was raising money for, so I'm hoping she reads...
by T
Mon Sep 24, 2007 11:18 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: XKCD Meetup Sept 2007 - "I was there" thread.
Replies: 315
Views: 50296

atbash wrote:I'm the guy who was wearing the "feelings are boring; kissing is awesome." shirt.

I have a rather good photo of you. It shall be posted.
by T
Mon Sep 24, 2007 6:22 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: XKCD Meetup Sept 2007 - "I was there" thread.
Replies: 315
Views: 50296

Re: Normals, and population density

Speaking of mobscenes, did anyone attempt to determine our attendance numbers? Perhaps a "Fermi problem" [general ballpark estimate] such as: (approximate avg. population density) * (approximate park area) = ? I didn't think to count people. I suppose we could estimate from the pictures, ...
by T
Mon Sep 24, 2007 5:36 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: XKCD Meetup Sept 2007 - "I was there" thread.
Replies: 315
Views: 50296

I have pictures of someone with long hair, wearing a Toughbook, but the subject is wearing a short-sleeved red shirt, not a long-sleeved yellow shirt. I know him! Allow me to correct my prior assertion: http://forums.xkcd.com/gallery2.php?g2_itemId=17221 http://forums.xkcd.com/gallery2.php?g2_itemI...
by T
Mon Sep 24, 2007 4:57 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: XKCD Meetup Sept 2007 - "I was there" thread.
Replies: 315
Views: 50296

I was there. I was the female with glasses and long hair, in a long-sleeved yellow shirt, with the sleeves pushed back. I was also wearing a toughbook laptop. I really enjoyed the "Wah Game", and generally dashing about trying to see everything at once. Does anyone have pictures of me? I'...
by T
Mon Sep 24, 2007 4:41 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Music!
Replies: 42
Views: 7100

I took plenty of pictures earlier; I was the moron circling the group, getting in the musicians' way. If any of the pictures turn out to be decent I'll upload them.
by T
Mon Sep 24, 2007 4:40 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Future Meetups... ?
Replies: 42
Views: 7530

Surely further meetings are dependent on Randall drawing suitable comics...

:-)
by T
Mon Sep 24, 2007 4:22 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: XKCD Meetup Sept 2007 - "I was there" thread.
Replies: 315
Views: 50296

Not my fault...he was...ummm...trying to read the shirt...<_< >_> ^_^ V_V Until I sort myself out a flickr (or similar) account: http://forums.xkcd.com/gallery2.php?g2_itemId=17200&g2_imageViewsIndex=1 http://forums.xkcd.com/gallery2.php?g2_itemId=17210&g2_imageViewsIndex=1
by T
Mon Sep 24, 2007 3:54 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: XKCD Meetup Sept 2007 - "I was there" thread.
Replies: 315
Views: 50296

I was there. And I'm so glad I made the trip. As the afternoon progressed the comments altered subtly from "Where are you from? The UK?" to "Are you the guy from the UK?" So, I guess I was "the guy from the UK". Apparently one of my countrymen also made the trip, but I...
by T
Mon Sep 24, 2007 3:53 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: XKCD Meetup Sept 2007 - "I was there" thread.
Replies: 315
Views: 50296

MissingDividends wrote:I also heard there was a reporter from a Boston newspaper. Any chance someone from the area could post a clipping/link to the paper's website when the article is printed?

According to the interviewer, when she buttonholed me, the article should be in Thursday's paper. http://www.bostonphoenix.com/
by T
Mon Sep 24, 2007 3:27 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: XKCD Meetup Sept 2007 - "I was there" thread.
Replies: 315
Views: 50296

I was there. And I'm so glad I made the trip. As the afternoon progressed the comments altered subtly from "Where are you from? The UK?" to "Are you the guy from the UK?" So, I guess I was "the guy from the UK". Apparently one of my countrymen also made the trip, but I ...
by T
Mon Sep 24, 2007 2:50 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: shirt artist, missing camera
Replies: 2
Views: 2202

Earlier today I heard someone calling out, asking if someone had mislaid a "30D". I didn't see who it was, I'm afraid. Hopefully that person may see this thread.
by T
Sun Sep 23, 2007 8:18 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Oh, the humanity!
Replies: 1
Views: 2258

Oh, the humanity!

It's an amazing afternoon here; there are hundreds of people massed in this park.

Thanks, so many thanks, to Randall for inspiring this. The trip was definitely worthwhile.

Hurrah for wide-open wireless networks at the gathering point!
by T
Sun Sep 23, 2007 2:35 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Other ACTIVITIES
Replies: 140
Views: 22974

hendusoone wrote:Just wait until you see the interface device we were forced to work with!

I suspect as a kiosk machine it's reset each day anyway.

http://forums.xkcd.com/gallery2.php?g2_itemId=17169
by T
Sat Sep 22, 2007 7:52 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Other ACTIVITIES
Replies: 140
Views: 22974

hendusoone and I will be heading from the Science Museum for food around 5pm or so, should anyone wish to come along.

Meet at the R2D2 mailbox at the front entrance.
by T
Sat Sep 22, 2007 6:40 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Other ACTIVITIES
Replies: 140
Views: 22974

I'm in the Museum of Science right now, with Bakemaster and hendusoone.

Where's everyone else?
by T
Sat Sep 22, 2007 12:28 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: XKCD Meetup September 2007!
Replies: 651
Views: 137463

albert wrote:You're flying in from the UK?

/bow

I flew in yesterday. Just working out what to do today; I'll probably wander down to the Science Museum for the noon Lightning show, and see if anyone else shows up.
by T
Sat Sep 22, 2007 3:21 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: XKCD Meetup September 2007!
Replies: 651
Views: 137463

Stief wrote:Would there ever be a chance of a UK meetup?[/hope]

Only for those of my countrymen too lazy to hop on a plane to Boston.

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