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by patzer
Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:18 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Word association, rounded to the following letter
Replies: 685
Views: 57155

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: 1735
Views: 63824

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: 665

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: 1370

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: 1735
Views: 63824

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: 49
Views: 3643

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: 115
Views: 76204

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: 3474
Views: 488593

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
by patzer
Wed Jan 31, 2018 2:31 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 79617
Views: 5047676

Re: Count to a Million

78549
by patzer
Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:19 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Top 10 Artists
Replies: 238
Views: 120099

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...
by patzer
Fri Jan 19, 2018 4:38 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count up in base 2.5
Replies: 8
Views: 2774

Re: Count up in base 2.5

110.0111000011012100011...

(got a bit carried away calculating)
by patzer
Wed Jan 17, 2018 1:07 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: What is in Your Clipboard?
Replies: 3474
Views: 488593

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...
by patzer
Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:51 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One Letter Word Game
Replies: 1889
Views: 117378

Re: One Letter Word Game

minty
by patzer
Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:54 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Word association, rounded to the following letter
Replies: 685
Views: 57155

Re: Word association, rounded to the following letter

Water - wet - dry - Xeric
by patzer
Mon Jan 15, 2018 1:39 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Collatz Counting
Replies: 1149
Views: 45245

Re: Collatz Counting

157466
by patzer
Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:00 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Collatz Counting
Replies: 1149
Views: 45245

Re: Collatz Counting

209954
by patzer
Sat Jan 13, 2018 5:30 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Collatz Counting
Replies: 1149
Views: 45245

Re: Collatz Counting

139969
by patzer
Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:01 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Broken Picture Telephone
Replies: 365
Views: 74556

Re: Broken Picture Telephone

Text

Spoiler:
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.
by patzer
Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:57 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: What is in Your Clipboard?
Replies: 3474
Views: 488593

Re: What is in Your Clipboard?

NEW CIA DOCUMENTS SHOW JORDAN'S KING HUSSEIN HAD LOVECHILD WITH AMERICAN JEWISH ACTRESS
by patzer
Sun Jan 07, 2018 11:37 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Psychic the next poster
Replies: 1735
Views: 63824

Re: Psychic the next poster

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

You've been on a train this year.
by patzer
Sun Jan 07, 2018 11:34 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Word association, rounded to the following letter
Replies: 685
Views: 57155

Re: Word association, rounded to the following letter

Kabbalah - Judaism - Islam - Salaam - Arabic - Levantine
by patzer
Sat Jan 06, 2018 9:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0893: "65 Years"
Replies: 216
Views: 58088

Re: 0893: "65 Years"

John Young has sadly passed away.
by patzer
Sat Jan 06, 2018 8:39 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: What is in Your Clipboard?
Replies: 3474
Views: 488593

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.”
by patzer
Tue Jan 02, 2018 2:13 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Miscellaneous Thread
Replies: 460
Views: 33522

Re: Miscellaneous Thread

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
by patzer
Mon Jan 01, 2018 1:58 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Word association, rounded to the following letter
Replies: 685
Views: 57155

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...
by patzer
Mon Jan 01, 2018 1:31 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Year-End Guessing Game (updated w/ WINNERS!)
Replies: 18
Views: 680

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...
by patzer
Mon Jan 01, 2018 12:07 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Once a year, no more, no less
Replies: 13
Views: 916

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.
by patzer
Mon Jan 01, 2018 12:00 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Once a year, no more, no less
Replies: 13
Views: 916

Re: Once a year, no more, no less

Hi.
by patzer
Sun Dec 31, 2017 12:19 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Psychic the next poster
Replies: 1735
Views: 63824

Re: Psychic the next poster

I haven't got many clothes I bought myself, but yes. Like a nice striped pink and purple jumper I got from a charity shop.

It is 2017 where you are.
by patzer
Sat Dec 30, 2017 2:52 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20897
Views: 2363810

Re: Post yo' fehs

Well, I may be new, but I always post in these threads, so here goes.... http://s207129700.onlinehome.us/darryl/kilt.JPG So, the reason for quoting a nearly 10 year old post here is this. That was my old account. This is me this morning heading to church for Christmas Eve service. https://i.imgur.c...
by patzer
Thu Dec 28, 2017 11:42 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7328
Views: 550490

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

Yep, I think I'd be able to get to the piano within 15 seconds.

A solid or liquid which has a density of less than 1?
by patzer
Thu Dec 28, 2017 11:30 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count Characters Edition
Replies: 556
Views: 64987

Re: Double Post: Count Characters Edition

551

Running Gag (1/0)
Image
by patzer
Thu Dec 28, 2017 11:21 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7328
Views: 550490

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

Yes, the end of a pencil.

A piece of string?
by patzer
Thu Dec 28, 2017 4:35 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Positive Game
Replies: 50
Views: 1057

Re: Positive Game

I echo Pfhorrest's sentiment. It definitely brightens up the place a little bit more now that we have a Positive Game. I can't help but feel trans people are slightly over-represented in this thread though :P

Anyway, happy holidays to everyone here!
by patzer
Thu Dec 28, 2017 4:26 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: A new my number is bigger
Replies: 131
Views: 2024

Re: A new my number is bigger

φ
by patzer
Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:27 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: A new my number is bigger
Replies: 131
Views: 2024

Re: A new my number is bigger

1.3
by patzer
Tue Dec 19, 2017 3:42 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Thread Necromancy: Mexican Standoff Edition!
Replies: 73
Views: 8780

Re: Thread Necromancy: Mexican Standoff Edition!

I get two fortnights squared.
by patzer
Thu Dec 14, 2017 10:10 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Year-End Guessing Game (updated w/ WINNERS!)
Replies: 18
Views: 680

Re: Year-End Guessing Game & Knock Knock Jokefest

Knock, knock! Who's there? Anita. Anita who? Anita Doctor. Call me a Doctor. Anita Doctor, doctor, to bring me back to life... Okay, this is my last bump of the thread. If anyone else wants to post a knock knock joke, feel free, but I'm done. Another that needs a YouTube explanation for all the you...
by patzer
Mon Dec 11, 2017 4:38 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Psychic the next poster
Replies: 1735
Views: 63824

Re: Psychic the next poster

Yep. Four at the moment.

You like Knex.

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