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by Namaps
Fri Mar 26, 2010 5:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0719: "Brain Worms"
Replies: 140
Views: 28236

Re: "Brain Worms" Discussion

I always feel left out when people talk about really common dreams. I've never had any of them, it seems. I've never dreamt about falling continuously, being naked in front of people, anything driving related, anything tooth related, the try to run but you can't dreams, missing planes/trains, or any...
by Namaps
Tue Mar 23, 2010 12:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0717: "Furtive"
Replies: 108
Views: 29821

Re: "Furtive" Discussion

Really? Combining Inspector Gadget and lesbians - and then in the alt text, 2girls1cup?? This has all the elements of the new, shit-tastic xkcd: pop culture reference, sex, and a meme - Ranblowmefilterdall hit all of his bases of support with this one! Keep up the mediocre pandering. Any joke becom...
by Namaps
Tue Sep 22, 2009 11:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Teach me English
Replies: 28
Views: 2869

Re: Teach me English

Cithoge wrote:
Walter.Horvath wrote:iirc, it's enough, but I forget the o, t, i?


O as in women,
TI as in nation


I always remember it with "Tough Women in Action!"
by Namaps
Tue Sep 22, 2009 11:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0638: "The Search"
Replies: 139
Views: 34866

Re: "The Search" Discussion

This may have been rebutted already, sorry for not reading the intervening posts. Wow, so n is the number of planets in the universe, and the probability of life developing on any given planet a planet chosen at random depends on n? That's pretty trippy. By the way, I'm not a biologist or a chemist...
by Namaps
Sat Sep 19, 2009 9:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0638: "The Search"
Replies: 139
Views: 34866

Re: "The Search" Discussion

Heck, the best hard SF explanation of Pokemon would be an engineered colony that lost its own history somehow, since all Pokemon are different phenotypes of the same species, obedient to humans which are apparently the only other animal life on that planet. Irrelevant to the actual point of your po...
by Namaps
Fri Sep 18, 2009 6:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0638: "The Search"
Replies: 139
Views: 34866

Re: "The Search" Discussion

(Disclaimer: I do not believe in the existence of 'life on other planets'.) Wow! That's a pretty enormous thing to say. So you're thinking that of all the <insert number too large for either of us to comprehend> planets in the universe besides ours, not a single one has any self-replicating, changi...
by Namaps
Mon Sep 14, 2009 4:05 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Childhood misconceptions
Replies: 868
Views: 105938

Re: Childhood misconceptions

When I was a child I remember thinking a sheet of paper was 2-dimensional. This pissed me off to no end as a kid. Teachers would often cite paper as an example of something that was two dimensional, but thanks to a disgusting amount of exposure to videogames, I knew what 2D really meant, and that's...
by Namaps
Mon Sep 14, 2009 3:47 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 388641

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

"Windmills are powered by wind." (fieldtrip: classmate sees a group of about 15 modern windmills) classmate: "Look at all those fans!" me: "They're windmills." classmate: "What?" me: "Windmills. They generate power from wind." classmate:...
by Namaps
Sun Sep 13, 2009 3:56 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: WoWzers!
Replies: 5112
Views: 497589

Re: WoWzers!

So, the other day I passed by a hunter on a mount with a pet out. I took a screenshot because I knew there was sometihng odd about it even if I couldn't think of what, and later I realized, that's not supposed to possible, or at least I didn't think it was. Does anyone know how to do this? (Screensh...
by Namaps
Fri Sep 11, 2009 4:28 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Childhood misconceptions
Replies: 868
Views: 105938

Re: Childhood misconceptions

At various ages in my childhood I thought: -When someone died they turned into a pile of bones in a matter of a few seconds (just like in Warcraft, right?) -God was like Santa Claus, in that it was just something adults told kids about to get them to behave. If it was impossible for Santa to know ev...
by Namaps
Fri Sep 11, 2009 3:32 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 388641

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

"No, you can't get 'stuck' in a cloud"
by Namaps
Thu Aug 27, 2009 1:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0628: "Psychic"
Replies: 186
Views: 48013

Re: "Psychic" Discussion

This trick is insulting to real psychics. :cry: Real psychics? Sort of like real ghosts or real werewolves? Real psychics like the almighty Ted? http://www.tedisacomingofgodtoearth.org/ What objective data do you have to suggest that any such people exist? What objective data do you have pouncing a...
by Namaps
Thu Aug 27, 2009 4:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0628: "Psychic"
Replies: 186
Views: 48013

Re: "Psychic" Discussion

Ivora wrote:This trick is insulting to real psychics. :cry:


Real psychics? Sort of like real ghosts or real werewolves?

Real psychics like the almighty Ted?

http://www.tedisacomingofgodtoearth.org/



What objective data do you have to suggest that any such people exist?
by Namaps
Tue Aug 25, 2009 2:55 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: WoWzers!
Replies: 5112
Views: 497589

Re: WoWzers!

Well, I'm sure I'll get used to it and it'll seem fine after playing for a while. I guess I'll have to accept Azeroth is in a state of never-ending strife, no matter how many enemy town halls I destroy or bosses I help kill... *sigh* Yeah, you'd think the Alliance and Horde nations would be too dep...
by Namaps
Mon Aug 24, 2009 1:08 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games them were canceled and you want to played
Replies: 65
Views: 6513

Re: Games them were canceled and you want to played

Why not just play Starcraft? The only difference with the mod seems to be minor graphical improvements. Part of it's the novelty factor. I bought Street Fighter 4 for $55. Sure, it's really just Street Fighter 2, BUT LOOK 3D!!!! The other part was that they were going to release a version of Warcra...
by Namaps
Mon Aug 24, 2009 12:59 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: WoWzers!
Replies: 5112
Views: 497589

Re: WoWzers!

They, uh... Still have nowhere else to go? My impression was that they would not have been admitted into the Horde except for the fact that they earned Thrall's sympathies. I guess you could say they've earned the trust of the Horde as a whole since then. I'd like to point out that none of the thre...
by Namaps
Sun Aug 23, 2009 11:39 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games them were canceled and you want to played
Replies: 65
Views: 6513

Re: Games them were canceled and you want to played

Agreeing with everyone before me, the cancellation of Starcraft: Ghost was a huge dissapointment. Probably a good move for Blizzard, but I still want to play that game. And speaking of Starcraft, there was a great Starcraft mod for Warcraft III that never quite made it. It just kills me how close th...
by Namaps
Sun Aug 23, 2009 10:36 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: WoWzers!
Replies: 5112
Views: 497589

Re: WoWzers!

As far as the debate about opening up the classes to more races: Eh, I don't really have a problem with it. It seems like a lot of the lore has already been retconned into something else; I think if you want Warcraft lore, World of Warcraft is not the best place to look for it and it's been that wa...
by Namaps
Mon Jul 06, 2009 7:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0603: "Idiocracy"
Replies: 573
Views: 124675

Re: "Idiocracy" Discussion

EDIT: Jeez... looking through some of the other replies, you'd think I quoted Hitler. Well, to be fair, you might as well have. The BNP is a white supremacist organisation who's main political platform is the racial purification of Britain of any non-whites. They also have plenty of holocaust denie...
by Namaps
Thu May 21, 2009 7:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0586: "Mission To Culture"
Replies: 156
Views: 26023

Re: "Mission To Culture" Discussion

The interesting thing about a live orchestra is watching the individual musicians actually make music. It's a physical act, all done on rigid timing in 'concert' with each other. If you get a chance to see an orchestra with a large percussion section, it's guaranteed to be a lot of fun to watch and...
by Namaps
Mon May 18, 2009 6:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0585: "Outreach"
Replies: 119
Views: 35831

Re: "Outreach" Discussion

Shark-repellent Bat-spray:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z7dHbUOAqMo

Adam West truly is the best Batman.
by Namaps
Wed May 13, 2009 3:56 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games that few Know...for example
Replies: 9
Views: 1476

Re: Games that few Know...for example

It's been years since I've played it, but I used to absolutely love Nox

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nox_(video_game)
by Namaps
Tue May 12, 2009 4:17 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Pokemon HeartGold/Soul Silver Announced
Replies: 55
Views: 14186

Re: Pokemon HeartGold/Soul Silver Announced

I think I might purchase one of these for nostalgia reasons. I hope they don't clutter these with too many of the new pokemon, for two reasons. First, I think they'd detract from the nostalgia factor. Second, I think a lot of the newer ones are just objectively less creative. Now, maybe I'm wrong an...
by Namaps
Tue May 12, 2009 4:04 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Sims 3
Replies: 49
Views: 4714

Re: Sims 3

I don't know why exactly, but I'm really excited for this game. One of my biggest issues with the previous games is how the characters' moods seem to just make no sense sometimes. The idea of using buffs sounds like a really good change. It also seems like the way sims interact in the new game shoul...
by Namaps
Mon May 11, 2009 4:09 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1937
Views: 551319

Re: Games you can't remember the title of.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amazing_Island should be it. It's not, actually, but following some of the links cited in the article led me to the right one! It's Graffiti Kingdom, I think. Or if not that, then Magic Pengel. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graffiti_Kingdom http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M...
by Namaps
Sun May 10, 2009 7:52 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1937
Views: 551319

Re: Games you can't remember the title of.

* Background: It was a game for the Gamecube. It made me think of pokeman. You could draw your own little creatures to fight other creatures, or something like that. I never actually played it, I just watched a friend play it. I think I even read a review of it in a magazine and it got a 7/10 of som...
by Namaps
Sat Mar 21, 2009 1:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What I thought was the worst way to die, Age 6
Replies: 127
Views: 10820

Re: What I thought was the worst way to die, Age 6

I used to have this recurring nightmare where I was killed by a little foot-tall monster (it sort of looked like a mini version of the imp from the original Doom) that hid in the drawer I kept my toothpaste in. Occasionally I'd tell my mom I didn't want to brush my teeth because I was scared, and sh...
by Namaps
Mon Mar 09, 2009 5:21 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Judaism and Intellectualism
Replies: 52
Views: 20390

Re: Judaism and Intellectualism

Re: Nobel Prize thing; I'd be curious to know if those individuals 'Jewish Ancestry' also had a high correlation of 'Jewish Upbringing', or if it is an example of a some other social effect. Unfortunately, I can't say for sure. The places I got the numbers from didn't go into that much detail (or a...
by Namaps
Sun Mar 08, 2009 10:27 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Judaism and Intellectualism
Replies: 52
Views: 20390

Judaism and Intellectualism

I have often been rather intrigued by how over-represented Jews seem to be in both science and the arts. For example, 23% percent of Nobel Prize winners are of at least "half-Jewish ancestry" even though Jews only account for a tiny sliver of the total world population. 38% percent of the ...
by Namaps
Sun Mar 08, 2009 9:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The worst designed page on the internet
Replies: 71
Views: 9433

Re: The worst designed page on the internet

I doubt the site in the OP is a serious website rather than a joke....

Anyway, http://tedjesuschristgod.org/ is a pretty amusing website I visit every now and then. He makes youtube videos too, a couple of which are really hilarious. I recommend "TED is MAXIMUM SOVEREIGN THING what EXIST!"
by Namaps
Fri Aug 29, 2008 4:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0469: "Improvised"
Replies: 89
Views: 23867

Re: "Improvised" Discussion

This is definitely one of my favorite ever XKCDs. I love the last panel.
by Namaps
Tue Jun 24, 2008 1:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0440: "Road Rage"
Replies: 94
Views: 30412

Re: "Road Rage" Discussion

eXodus wrote:Yay! More BHW mind games! And if I may take a shot in the psychological dark of my own, is that the guy from Nightmares?


Until we receive word otherwise, I'm assuming this, because that's just orgasmically awesome.
by Namaps
Mon Jun 23, 2008 11:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0440: "Road Rage"
Replies: 94
Views: 30412

Re: "Road Rage" Discussion

This completely makes up for the last entry in the Journal series, and more.
by Namaps
Fri Jun 13, 2008 4:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0436: "How It Happened"
Replies: 168
Views: 37867

Re: "How It Happened" Discussion

benjhuey wrote:
phantom wrote:
william wrote:
GodShapedBullet wrote:How many posts in this thread, do you suppose, will be exactly identical to this?


How many posts in this thread, do you suppose, will be exactly identical to this?

That's what SHE said!!!!!

That's what SHE said. She heard it from a friend of a friend of a friend.



lulz ensued.
by Namaps
Fri Jun 13, 2008 4:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0436: "How It Happened"
Replies: 168
Views: 37867

Re: "How It Happened" Discussion

Nothing spectcluar, but I liked this one. I like his pose.
by Namaps
Tue Jun 10, 2008 4:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0434: "xkcd Goes to the Airport"
Replies: 107
Views: 30751

Re: xkcd Goes to the Airport Discussion

This should so start a chain of "XKCD goes to the ..." comics. XKCD goes to the gym! XKCD goes speed dating! XKCD goes to the bar! XKCD gatecrashes a party! XKCD goes to a car lot! How about "xkcd goes to White Castle!" with red spiders and hot air balloons instead of cheetahs a...
by Namaps
Tue Jun 10, 2008 1:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0434: "xkcd Goes to the Airport"
Replies: 107
Views: 30751

Re: xkcd Goes to the Airport Discussion

The alt text was, erm, odd.

But great comic. I'm glad BHM is unchanged outside of the Journal comics.
by Namaps
Fri Jun 06, 2008 9:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0433: "Journal 5"
Replies: 195
Views: 36977

Re: "Journal 5" Discussion

thebeaky wrote:ok, so my dad always taught me two spaces, but seriously get a grip. I like the idea of 3 or even four, just to throw things in the mix, could be used as a form of stenography. (in which case I should probably stay schtum).


Real men use 5 spaces.
by Namaps
Fri Jun 06, 2008 7:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0433: "Journal 5"
Replies: 195
Views: 36977

Re: "Journal 5" Discussion

I guess I'm going to disagree with many people and say that I adored this comic. This kinda thing is something I feel xkcd should be about - relationships between obsessive people. Well, that's kind of the problem, Munroe's turned BHM into a person. Before he was like the characters in those old Gr...
by Namaps
Fri Jun 06, 2008 7:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0433: "Journal 5"
Replies: 195
Views: 36977

Re: "Journal 5" Discussion

While it's still not among my favorites, I think the new alt-text improves this one greatly.

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