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Tue Mar 13, 2018 5:51 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7402
Views: 563059

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

Possibly, but I'd get a headache if I got up so suddenly to go into the garage to get it. Whether I could do it in fifteen seconds depends on how long it takes to unlock the garage.

A card?
Tue Mar 13, 2018 5:47 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: What is your *REAL* post count?
Replies: 46
Views: 4932

Re: What is your *REAL* post count?

I have no idea which subfora are counted and which aren't. This is my best guess: ______________ Individual XKCD Comic threads: 325 What If?: 2 News and Articles: 1 Serious Business: 0 Dear SB: 0 General: 59 Love, Sex, and Relationships: 0 Member Interviews: 6 Mathematics: 4 Science: 2 Fictional Sci...
Sun Mar 11, 2018 2:02 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7402
Views: 563059

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

yes i am grill

A microwave?
Thu Mar 08, 2018 1:30 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Nine digit puzzle
Replies: 3
Views: 1415

Re: Nine digit puzzle

Solution: Unless I'm misunderstanding it, this puzzle seems fairly trivial. Just do it from left to right– there's always a number you can use. One solution is 444456648. I'd estimate that there would be approximately 2756 possible solutions to this puzzle ( = 10^9 / 9! ). Would ...
Thu Mar 08, 2018 1:18 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Word association, rounded to the following letter
Replies: 697
Views: 58608

Re: Word association, rounded to the following letter

Tue Mar 06, 2018 12:32 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: What is in Your Clipboard?
Replies: 3521
Views: 495075

Re: What is in Your Clipboard?

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Sun Mar 04, 2018 10:13 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 80788
Views: 5154922

Re: Count to a Million

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Fri Mar 02, 2018 1:32 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: What is in Your Clipboard?
Replies: 3521
Views: 495075

Re: What is in Your Clipboard?

Can you bring the nailclippers over w
Fri Feb 23, 2018 2:47 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What's your racial makeups and what did you learn?
Replies: 46
Views: 1974

Re: What's your racial makeups and what did you learn?

I haven't done a test, but as far as I know it's pretty boring. 1/2 English (from my dad), 1/4 unknown (maternal grandmother was adopted), and 1/8 Welsh and 1/8 Irish (both from maternal grandfather).
Fri Feb 23, 2018 2:43 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Psychic the next poster
Replies: 1775
Views: 67222

Re: Psychic the next poster

Nooope, wasn’t born. (You guys are old !!!) Oooh, a real-life example of this xkcd ! :P (I don't remember 9/11 either- I was three years old when it happened. I remember some stuff from when I was three but not that) A person you voted for this year made it into office. Nope! I haven't voted this y...
Fri Feb 23, 2018 2:27 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Psychic the next poster
Replies: 1775
Views: 67222

Re: Psychic the next poster

I don't know!

You remember when 9/11 happened.
Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:18 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Word association, rounded to the following letter
Replies: 697
Views: 58608

Re: Word association, rounded to the following letter

Quartz -> Rock
Sun Feb 18, 2018 11:59 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Psychic the next poster
Replies: 1775
Views: 67222

Re: Psychic the next poster

Yep. Though I haven't read any lately...

You are heterosexual.
Sat Feb 17, 2018 3:28 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: What is in Your Clipboard?
Replies: 3521
Views: 495075

Re: What is in Your Clipboard?

Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:20 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Actress Plays a Scene Game (RP Thread)
Replies: 21
Views: 879

Re: Actress Plays a Scene Game (RP Thread)

In another realm, in a different world, in a higher dimension, lay a Being. An incorporeal Being of light and goodness. She was the epitome of everything that was right and good and joyous. For as long as the presence of humans had graced the world, she had been observed. She had been seen in many f...
Mon Feb 12, 2018 3:39 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Longest Chess Word
Replies: 6
Views: 2175

Re: Longest Chess Word

Abracadabra– an 11-letter word that doesn't involve only pawn moves.

1. a3 b6 2. Ra2 c5 3. a4 d5 4. a5 b5 5. Ra3

Edit: aww, sorry, I misread the question, apparently piece letters are discounted. That's not as interesting!
Mon Feb 12, 2018 2:38 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Psychic the next poster
Replies: 1775
Views: 67222

Re: Psychic the next poster

Nope.

It is the morning where you are.
Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1953: "The History of Unicode"
Replies: 60
Views: 4786

Re: 1953: "The History of Unicode"

Um, we don't do (sufficient) dedup now . Unicode is full of duplicates, some for well meaning reasons, but none the less undesirable and troublesome. Oh, that explains it. I had wondered why there are two identical aubergine emoji unicode characters. wikipedia article history 1 , wikipedia article ...
Wed Feb 07, 2018 10:12 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-if: chat thread
Replies: 115
Views: 81908

Re: What-if: chat thread

Maybe since there aren't new What-If's anymore, the Forums link could reappear on the main page? It would be quite easy to include both the forums link and the What If link there if you wanted to. I suspect that the people running the xkcd forum simply don't want to advertise it on the front page o...
Thu Feb 01, 2018 10:45 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: What is in Your Clipboard?
Replies: 3521
Views: 495075

Re: What is in Your Clipboard?

1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6
5. Be2 O-O 6. h4 c6 7. h5 b5 8. a3 a5
9. Qd2 Re8 10. hxg6 fxg6 11. Nf3 Bg4 12. Ng5 Bxe2
13. Ne6 Qd7 14. Nxg7 Kxg7 15. Qxe2 Na6 16. e5 Ng8
17. e6 Qc8 18. O-O-O Nc7 19. Rde1 Rf8 20. Qe3 Rf6
21. Rxh7+ Kf8 22. Bh6+ Ke8 23. Rh8 Qxe6 24. Qxe6
Wed Jan 31, 2018 2:31 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 80788
Views: 5154922

Re: Count to a Million

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Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:19 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Top 10 Artists
Replies: 239
Views: 122403

Re: Top 10 Artists

This is such a difficult question. Doing a top ten seemed way too restrictive, so I did a top 100. I still had to miss out loads of really good bands though, took ages deciding which bands had to be omitted from the list simply because there wasn't enough space :/ Anyway, the list. ⋅  Edwa...
Fri Jan 19, 2018 4:38 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count up in base 2.5
Replies: 8
Views: 2862

Re: Count up in base 2.5

110.0111000011012100011...

(got a bit carried away calculating)
Wed Jan 17, 2018 1:07 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: What is in Your Clipboard?
Replies: 3521
Views: 495075

Re: What is in Your Clipboard?

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 c6 4. e3 Nf6 5. Nf3 Nbd7 6. Qc2 Be7 7. Bd3 dxc4 8. Bxc4 b5 9. Bd3 Bb7 10. a4 a6 11. Bd2 Rc8 12. axb5 cxb5 13. Qb1 Qc7 14. e4 h6 15. O-O O-O 16. Rc1 Qb6 17. h3 Rfd8 18. Be3 Ba8 19. Qa2 b4 20. Na4 Qa5 21. Rxc8 Rxc8 22. Qb1 Qd8 23. b3 a5 24. Nb2 Nb8 25. Ne5 Nfd7 26. Nxd7 Nxd7 2...
Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:51 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One Letter Word Game
Replies: 2081
Views: 121005

Re: One Letter Word Game

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Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:54 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Word association, rounded to the following letter
Replies: 697
Views: 58608

Re: Word association, rounded to the following letter

Water - wet - dry - Xeric
Mon Jan 15, 2018 1:39 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Collatz Counting
Replies: 1149
Views: 46217

Re: Collatz Counting

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Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:00 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Collatz Counting
Replies: 1149
Views: 46217

Re: Collatz Counting

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Sat Jan 13, 2018 5:30 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Collatz Counting
Replies: 1149
Views: 46217

Re: Collatz Counting

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Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:01 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Broken Picture Telephone
Replies: 367
Views: 75548

Re: Broken Picture Telephone

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2.5 red rectangles and half a banana are in a black hole; another rectangle is nearby. Two children from the Gravity Falls cartoon observe the situation in abject terror.
Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:57 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: What is in Your Clipboard?
Replies: 3521
Views: 495075

Re: What is in Your Clipboard?

NEW CIA DOCUMENTS SHOW JORDAN'S KING HUSSEIN HAD LOVECHILD WITH AMERICAN JEWISH ACTRESS
Sun Jan 07, 2018 11:37 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Psychic the next poster
Replies: 1775
Views: 67222

Re: Psychic the next poster

I have used it before, but don't do so regularly.

You've been on a train this year.
Sun Jan 07, 2018 11:34 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Word association, rounded to the following letter
Replies: 697
Views: 58608

Re: Word association, rounded to the following letter

Kabbalah - Judaism - Islam - Salaam - Arabic - Levantine
Sat Jan 06, 2018 9:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0893: "65 Years"
Replies: 216
Views: 59940

Re: 0893: "65 Years"

John Young has sadly passed away.
Sat Jan 06, 2018 8:39 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: What is in Your Clipboard?
Replies: 3521
Views: 495075

Re: What is in Your Clipboard?

“Chang'e padded slowly around the fountain, her eyes narrow, focused only on the mouldering robot. "You are not a Martian. There is no multicellular life on mars.”
Tue Jan 02, 2018 2:13 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Replies: 465
Views: 34654

I had this random little epiphany that Dolores Umbridge from Happy Potter series is named after umbrage.
It's the sort of thing that should be ridiculously obvious but I'd never realized until now.

Spoiler:
flicky1991 wrote:[b]pinging our resident Harry Potter expert
Mon Jan 01, 2018 1:58 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Word association, rounded to the following letter
Replies: 697
Views: 58608

Re: Word association, rounded to the following letter

Yellow - Coldplay - Snow Patrol - Chasing Cars - Motorway - Tom Robinson - Radio 6 - Blossoms - Tree - Leaf - Nissan - Car - Bus - Train - Plane - Sphere - Ball - Billiards - Pool - Swimming - Lake - Beach - Hut - Garden - Gardening - Horticulture - Agriculture - Potato - Phone - Telephone - Telegra...
Mon Jan 01, 2018 1:31 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Year-End Guessing Game (updated w/ WINNERS!)
Replies: 18
Views: 807

Re: Year-End Guessing Game (updated w/ WINNERS!)

Per instructions received in PM, I will now gloat a little. Hah, science triumphs over all (except slinches). I didn't just guess, I extrapolated from the progress made in previous months. That's how you (almost) win. Congrats! I nearly did the same thing. I worked out what the result would have be...
Mon Jan 01, 2018 12:07 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Once a year, no more, no less
Replies: 13
Views: 1063

Re: Once a year, no more, no less

Happy new year!

Current scores:

patzer – 18
flicky1991 – 5.2
faubi – 3.6
The Snide Sniper – 1.7
everyone else – 0

No more points available until January 1, 2019.
Mon Jan 01, 2018 12:00 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Once a year, no more, no less
Replies: 13
Views: 1063

Re: Once a year, no more, no less

Hi.

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