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by patzer
Thu Mar 29, 2018 6:45 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million (competitive version)
Replies: 26727
Views: 1623945

Re: Count to a Million (competitive version)

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by patzer
Thu Mar 29, 2018 6:43 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Hurt and Heal
Replies: 3173
Views: 101655

Re: Hurt and Heal

As there are a lot of them, you can heal three and hurt three per turn until we're down to 30 Presidents, and then you can heal two and hurt two per turn until we're down to 15 Presidents. At which point we continue as normal. I would much rather we started on lower scores than mess around with the...
by patzer
Thu Mar 29, 2018 12:16 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million (competitive version)
Replies: 26727
Views: 1623945

Re: Count to a Million (competitive version)

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by patzer
Thu Mar 29, 2018 12:15 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Hurt and Heal
Replies: 3173
Views: 101655

Re: Hurt and Heal

10 minutes - 36 ++ 2.5 hours - 0 -- 10 minutes wins! Next: US Presidents. As there are a lot of them, you can heal three and hurt three per turn until we're down to 30 Presidents, and then you can heal two and hurt two per turn until we're down to 15 Presidents. At which point we continue as normal....
by patzer
Wed Mar 28, 2018 3:17 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Hurt and Heal
Replies: 3173
Views: 101655

Re: Hurt and Heal

10 minutes - 33 ++
2.5 hours - 5 --
by patzer
Wed Mar 28, 2018 2:11 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Take a penny leave a penny.
Replies: 2221
Views: 291973

Re: Take a penny leave a penny.

I identify the woman.

Pile calling Mission Control. We have a loose polecat--repeat, a loose polecat--on board. Queen Elizabeth II is whistling on the stern bridge and is in possession of our bow. Over.
by patzer
Wed Mar 28, 2018 2:08 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million (competitive version)
Replies: 26727
Views: 1623945

Re: Count to a Million (competitive version)

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by patzer
Tue Mar 27, 2018 10:13 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million (competitive version)
Replies: 26727
Views: 1623945

Re: Count to a Million (competitive version)

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by patzer
Tue Mar 27, 2018 7:47 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million (competitive version)
Replies: 26727
Views: 1623945

Re: Count to a Million (competitive version)

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I didn't choose to be this way :P

It just happened... one moment I was a cute pony, the next I found myself a herd of cats.
by patzer
Tue Mar 27, 2018 7:27 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Miscellaneous Thread
Replies: 469
Views: 36495

Re: Miscellaneous Thread

New avatar from The Snide Sniper:

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by patzer
Tue Mar 27, 2018 7:27 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million (competitive version)
Replies: 26727
Views: 1623945

Re: Count to a Million (competitive version)

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by patzer
Mon Mar 26, 2018 11:36 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million (competitive version)
Replies: 26727
Views: 1623945

Re: Count to a Million (competitive version)

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by patzer
Mon Mar 26, 2018 9:25 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million (competitive version)
Replies: 26727
Views: 1623945

Re: Count to a Million (competitive version)

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Rainbow Dash doesn't have a bird head :P
by patzer
Mon Mar 26, 2018 7:55 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million (competitive version)
Replies: 26727
Views: 1623945

Re: Count to a Million (competitive version)

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flicky1991 wrote:Welcome back to the thread, patzer. :P

Thanks!
And thanks for making me into a griffin.

I thought this particular griffin suited you :P He's called Gallus, and from [spoiler redacted].
by patzer
Mon Mar 26, 2018 6:09 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 81626
Views: 5326889

Re: Count to a Million

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by patzer
Mon Mar 26, 2018 6:07 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million (competitive version)
Replies: 26727
Views: 1623945

Re: Count to a Million (competitive version)

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by patzer
Mon Mar 26, 2018 4:53 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Avatar Game
Replies: 332
Views: 50969

Re: The Avatar Game

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by patzer
Tue Mar 13, 2018 7:15 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: What is your *REAL* post count?
Replies: 46
Views: 5171

Re: What is your *REAL* post count?

I have no idea which subfora are counted and which aren't. Wow, that is an extremely detailed breakdown. If I recall correctly, everything counts except FG 1 and FaiD 1 . Apparently that moves 9 of your posts into the "Counted" group. 1 including subforums That can't be correct– I've coun...
by patzer
Tue Mar 13, 2018 5:51 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7417
Views: 576511

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?
by patzer
Tue Mar 13, 2018 5:47 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: What is your *REAL* post count?
Replies: 46
Views: 5171

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...
by patzer
Sun Mar 11, 2018 2:02 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7417
Views: 576511

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

yes i am grill

A microwave?
by patzer
Thu Mar 08, 2018 1:30 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Nine digit puzzle
Replies: 3
Views: 2635

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 ...
by patzer
Thu Mar 08, 2018 1:18 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Word association, rounded to the following letter
Replies: 697
Views: 60398

Re: Word association, rounded to the following letter

Cornbread -> Bread -> Dough
by patzer
Tue Mar 06, 2018 12:32 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: What is in Your Clipboard?
Replies: 3528
Views: 502394

Re: What is in Your Clipboard?

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by patzer
Sun Mar 04, 2018 10:13 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 81626
Views: 5326889

Re: Count to a Million

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by patzer
Fri Mar 02, 2018 1:32 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: What is in Your Clipboard?
Replies: 3528
Views: 502394

Re: What is in Your Clipboard?

Can you bring the nailclippers over w
by patzer
Fri Feb 23, 2018 2:47 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What's your racial makeups and what did you learn?
Replies: 46
Views: 2525

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).
by patzer
Fri Feb 23, 2018 2:43 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Psychic the next poster
Replies: 1775
Views: 70720

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...
by patzer
Fri Feb 23, 2018 2:27 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Psychic the next poster
Replies: 1775
Views: 70720

Re: Psychic the next poster

I don't know!

You remember when 9/11 happened.
by patzer
Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:18 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Word association, rounded to the following letter
Replies: 697
Views: 60398

Re: Word association, rounded to the following letter

Quartz -> Rock
by patzer
Sun Feb 18, 2018 11:59 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Psychic the next poster
Replies: 1775
Views: 70720

Re: Psychic the next poster

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

You are heterosexual.
by patzer
Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:20 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Actress Plays a Scene Game (RP Thread)
Replies: 21
Views: 998

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...
by patzer
Mon Feb 12, 2018 3:39 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Longest Chess Word
Replies: 6
Views: 2325

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!
by patzer
Mon Feb 12, 2018 2:38 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Psychic the next poster
Replies: 1775
Views: 70720

Re: Psychic the next poster

Nope.

It is the morning where you are.
by patzer
Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1953: "The History of Unicode"
Replies: 60
Views: 5773

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 ...
by patzer
Wed Feb 07, 2018 10:12 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-if: chat thread
Replies: 116
Views: 87038

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...
by patzer
Thu Feb 01, 2018 10:45 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: What is in Your Clipboard?
Replies: 3528
Views: 502394

Re: What is in Your Clipboard?

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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
by patzer
Wed Jan 31, 2018 2:31 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 81626
Views: 5326889

Re: Count to a Million

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by patzer
Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:19 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Top 10 Artists
Replies: 239
Views: 123580

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...

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