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by aquabat
Mon Jun 11, 2012 9:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1065: "Shoes"
Replies: 107
Views: 44818

Re: 1065: "Shoes"

Aquabat and Chainsaw Plankton did you guys play (or do you still play) EVE-Online under those names as well? I might have played a trial month a couple of years ago under this nick, but I found visual artifacting too distracting. It sucks because most of the game is really beautifully rendered, but...
by aquabat
Wed Jun 06, 2012 5:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1065: "Shoes"
Replies: 107
Views: 44818

Re: 1065: "Shoes"

Fivefingers *are* really comfortable. I don't run in mine (they're presently used mainly in the gym for weights etc) but walking in them normally (heel strike) is no problem. I've walked a good few miles on city streets in them in the past with no problems. (Isn't heel strike how you walk barefoot ...
by aquabat
Wed Jun 06, 2012 4:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1065: "Shoes"
Replies: 107
Views: 44818

Re: 1065: "Shoes"

rhomboidal wrote:Ironically, the Magic Shoes Of Immortality have agonizingly poor arch support.


It's a feature, not a bug. I've found that my arches are self supporting, and they get stronger the more I use them. Go figure.
by aquabat
Wed Jun 06, 2012 4:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1065: "Shoes"
Replies: 107
Views: 44818

Re: 1065: "Shoes"

I picked up a pair of these about a month ago. They are pretty awesome. I run in bare feet, and these are great for training early in the running season, before my feet have had a chance to toughen up after getting soft over the winter. I'm looking forward to seeing how they fare in the first snowfa...

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