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by farnsworth
Tue May 10, 2016 1:59 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90052
Views: 8154118

Re: Random natterings

Reddit became the primary time-sink for me. I feel like taking the link to these forums off the XKCD homepage might have something to do with the generally reduced activity, though. Although it's not very active, I like this community and the fact that it now feels very personal. Often, when I see a...
by farnsworth
Wed Apr 15, 2015 10:56 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Why are waterborne heating systems used?
Replies: 10
Views: 5846

Re: Why are waterborne heating systems used?

There are a handful of reasons that a water-based heating system would be effective. In a large building, water works extremely well as a heating solution because the heat can be generated by an efficient central furnace and distributed through small pipes instead of huge air ducts. A central furnac...
by farnsworth
Thu Apr 10, 2014 3:21 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)
Replies: 36684
Views: 2050499

Re: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must p

flicky1991 wrote:
orangedragonfire wrote:oh dear, i looked.

T_T
by farnsworth
Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13405
Views: 1542650

Re: Today I Learned

the disk inside a hard drive doesnttake well to bending ...more like shatters explaination: hard drive crapped out, got new one, was destroying old one... its destroyed further explaination: its not that i ever expected it bend, but snap, as opposed to becoming hundreds of tiny and sharp projectile...
by farnsworth
Sun Nov 18, 2012 6:04 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28547
Views: 3153159

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

e^iπ+1=0 wrote:5 axis? Where've we managed to find two extra dimensions?

3 axes for tool position (X, Y, Z) and another two axes for tool angle.
by farnsworth
Thu Nov 15, 2012 4:43 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7507
Views: 653380

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Saturday Night Fever: The Original Movie Sound Track.

An audiocassette tape.

PS: I love your username, Under A Pale Grey Sky.
by farnsworth
Thu Nov 15, 2012 3:59 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28547
Views: 3153159

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Okay. We are reading Macbeth, and my English teacher insists that Shakespeare's works were written in Middle English. While one could argue that Shakespeare wrote in Late Middle English, there's quite a difference between that and what "Middle English" usually refers to. I mean, Middle Eng...
by farnsworth
Mon Nov 12, 2012 1:54 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Non-Sequitur Showdown.
Replies: 4126
Views: 481290

Re: Non-Sequitur Showdown.

Hello, I'm out of the mind at the moment; please leave a message after the chair.
by farnsworth
Mon Nov 12, 2012 1:50 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7507
Views: 653380

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Does an eighty-pound tube TV count?

A mylar baloon.
by farnsworth
Sat Oct 27, 2012 3:23 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Word Association Game 2: Electric Boogaloo
Replies: 12812
Views: 949227

Re: Word Association Game 2: Electric Boogaloo

Violence.
by farnsworth
Mon Oct 22, 2012 6:16 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Rate the avatar above you
Replies: 3914
Views: 342114

Re: Rate the avatar above you

7/10 for perfect loop.

Dr. Diaphanous wrote:How did you get transparency? In the file formats I have tried the transparency turns to white.

PNG supports transparency well and GIF has limited support.

An example with PNG:
dr diophanous.png
dr diophanous.png (21.89 KiB) Viewed 12124 times
by farnsworth
Sun Oct 21, 2012 3:49 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: What is in Your Clipboard?
Replies: 3630
Views: 554689

Re: What is in Your Clipboard?

hikikomori
by farnsworth
Mon Oct 08, 2012 4:33 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13405
Views: 1542650

Re: Today I Learned

Kithplana wrote:TIL 11x17 paper != 17x11 paper. The direction of the grain is usually the last measurement given.

TIL paper has grain. I just thought it was randomly-aligned.
by farnsworth
Mon Oct 08, 2012 4:19 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Rate the avatar above you
Replies: 3914
Views: 342114

Re: Rate the avatar above you

7/10. Never played the video game, but it's a cute avatar.

Changed mine to something a bit less obscure than the family drinking Coke while watching TV.
by farnsworth
Thu Sep 20, 2012 12:33 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28547
Views: 3153159

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

My home ISP blocks minecraft.net.


WHYYY
by farnsworth
Fri Sep 07, 2012 3:33 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: What To Think Of
Replies: 137
Views: 13608

Re: What To Think Of

HARDCORE PORNOGRAPHY.
by farnsworth
Sun Sep 02, 2012 8:17 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 87325
Views: 6261760

Re: Count to a Million

44059: prime.
by farnsworth
Sun Aug 26, 2012 4:48 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Rock, paper scissors chainsaw
Replies: 1637
Views: 143354

Re: Rock, paper scissors chainsaw

Probability wavefunctions.
by farnsworth
Fri Aug 24, 2012 8:07 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14993
Views: 2384911

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)



ufo-blogger.com TOTALLY sounds like a reputable news outlet. :lol:

Nonetheless, anxious to know what's in the package.
by farnsworth
Tue Aug 21, 2012 7:09 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90052
Views: 8154118

Re: Screechings of the Great Unwashed (Meander to the Morgue

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/c ... sworth.jpg

My avatar is a photo of a family watching TV because electronic TV is Philo T. Farnsworth's most famous invention. Using a picture of Farnsworth himself just seems tacky.
by farnsworth
Tue Aug 21, 2012 6:56 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7507
Views: 653380

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Yep, seven on my bookshelf. (Didn't I ask you about records a page ago?)

A dictionary printed on paper?
by farnsworth
Sat Aug 18, 2012 12:36 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Word Association Game 2: Electric Boogaloo
Replies: 12812
Views: 949227

Re: Word Association Game 2: Electric Boogaloo

Fanservice.
by farnsworth
Sat Aug 18, 2012 2:13 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Word Association Game 2: Electric Boogaloo
Replies: 12812
Views: 949227

Re: Word Association Game 2: Electric Boogaloo

Non-sequitur.
by farnsworth
Thu Aug 16, 2012 2:13 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Word Association Game 2: Electric Boogaloo
Replies: 12812
Views: 949227

Re: Word Association Game 2: Electric Boogaloo

Dog.
by farnsworth
Tue Aug 14, 2012 3:28 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Word Association Game 2: Electric Boogaloo
Replies: 12812
Views: 949227

Re: Word Association Game 2: Electric Boogaloo

Truck.
by farnsworth
Mon Aug 13, 2012 12:52 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Word Association Game 2: Electric Boogaloo
Replies: 12812
Views: 949227

Re: Word Association Game 2: Electric Boogaloo

Disraeli Gears
by farnsworth
Thu Aug 09, 2012 7:40 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Word Association Game 2: Electric Boogaloo
Replies: 12812
Views: 949227

Re: Word Association Game 2: Electric Boogaloo

Mime.
by farnsworth
Tue Aug 07, 2012 3:10 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Word Association Game 2: Electric Boogaloo
Replies: 12812
Views: 949227

Re: Word Association Game 2: Electric Boogaloo

Family Guy.
by farnsworth
Tue Aug 07, 2012 4:06 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7507
Views: 653380

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Yes, in chocolate and vanilla.

A vinyl record.
by farnsworth
Mon Aug 06, 2012 7:41 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Word Association Game 2: Electric Boogaloo
Replies: 12812
Views: 949227

Re: Word Association Game 2: Electric Boogaloo

Movie.
by farnsworth
Fri Aug 03, 2012 6:20 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Word Association Game 2: Electric Boogaloo
Replies: 12812
Views: 949227

Re: Word Association Game 2: Electric Boogaloo

Soccer.
by farnsworth
Fri Aug 03, 2012 1:03 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Chainsaw Scissors Paper Rock
Replies: 288
Views: 38179

Re: Chainsaw Scissors Paper Rock

Getting failing marks.
by farnsworth
Fri Aug 03, 2012 1:01 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7507
Views: 653380

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

On my table.

An incandescent lightbulb. The one in your fridge doesn't count if it takes longer than 15 seconds to remove.
by farnsworth
Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:55 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Word Association Game 2: Electric Boogaloo
Replies: 12812
Views: 949227

Re: Word Association Game 2: Electric Boogaloo

Volkswagen.
by farnsworth
Thu Aug 02, 2012 4:41 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Word Association Game 2: Electric Boogaloo
Replies: 12812
Views: 949227

Re: Word Association Game 2: Electric Boogaloo

Switch.
by farnsworth
Tue Jul 31, 2012 9:29 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Chainsaw Scissors Paper Rock
Replies: 288
Views: 38179

Re: Chainsaw Scissors Paper Rock

A letter.
by farnsworth
Mon Jul 30, 2012 9:23 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Word Association Game 2: Electric Boogaloo
Replies: 12812
Views: 949227

Re: Word Association Game 2: Electric Boogaloo

Carfax.
by farnsworth
Mon Jul 30, 2012 12:33 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Word Association Game 2: Electric Boogaloo
Replies: 12812
Views: 949227

Re: Word Association Game 2: Electric Boogaloo

Dukes.

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