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by Sevilla
Fri Jun 20, 2008 10:26 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Fencing! (By popular demand)
Replies: 104
Views: 9944

Re: Fencing! (By popular demand)

nice.... yea when i travel to compete i always get funny looks... so people arent used to seeing a 17 yr old with a bag full of swords???? lol.... i once made the mistake of calling them weapons ( which is what fencers call their gear out of respect for it) instead of sporting goods.... long story ...
by Sevilla
Fri Jun 20, 2008 10:09 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Amusing answers to tests
Replies: 393
Views: 62173

Re: Amusing answers to tests

I remember in Year 10, I was dropping geography and hence decided to have fun in my end of year exam since it didn't really matter. Saying the location of the Earth's crust was at PIzza Hut was an example, in addition to replying something along the lines that "Mao is an evil totalitarian dicta...
by Sevilla
Fri Jun 20, 2008 10:02 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Undressing Your Books
Replies: 24
Views: 3131

Re: Undressing Your Books

No never, I know the dustcover may get tatty and the like but it's just that it's a way of preventing anything happening to the actual book, which I can't allow ;)
by Sevilla
Fri Jun 20, 2008 9:16 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Math(s)-Based Anger
Replies: 20
Views: 2419

Re: Math(s)-Based Anger

Allow me to add one to the list:

A missing factor of 2.

Or a sign error


What I tend to do is make a mistake somewhere in the first 5 lines of my working - and only realise about an hour's worth of futile working later.
by Sevilla
Thu Jun 19, 2008 9:40 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: How would you like to kill your heart?
Replies: 46
Views: 4407

Re: How would you like to kill your heart?

Hah, I know - but I just call it that (since I imagine properly submerging would be a little much given how porous bread is). I've hear that if you get the fat hot enough it doesn't absorb all that much. I don't know if this is true, but I want it to be so I believe it. Mmm, in googling deep fried ...
by Sevilla
Thu Jun 19, 2008 9:24 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Fencing! (By popular demand)
Replies: 104
Views: 9944

Re: Fencing! (By popular demand)

I did epee for about a year and loved it, fun as hell though a little strenuous at first. A funny story actually - during one spar the tip of my epee snapped off (about 10-15cm or so), and I kept the tip and put it in my bag. Now it was in there for about 3 years since was at the bottom in one of th...
by Sevilla
Thu Jun 19, 2008 5:33 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stuff)?
Replies: 1824
Views: 484586

Re: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stuff)?

Just finished Kafka's the Trial , and currently reading Jose Luis Borges Labyrinths and Wilde's Picture of Dorian Grey . All three are fantastic authors in their own respect and Wilde in particular writes beautifully. Borges is one of the most under-rated authors I've come across and I recommend hi...
by Sevilla
Thu Jun 19, 2008 2:25 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: A question {Finished typing it up now}
Replies: 3
Views: 1099

Re: A question {Finished typing it up now}

Oh dear god, I have an an-2 in my expression for an+1 Which isn'y right at all. I think I've just wasted all our time... :(

Thank you mate, I'll get cracking on it
by Sevilla
Thu Jun 19, 2008 1:56 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: A question {Finished typing it up now}
Replies: 3
Views: 1099

A question {Finished typing it up now}

Not homework per se, but I'm preparing for an exam this Monday and just going through some past papers from it to practice and just for general improvement. I haven't been able to find the Solutions of this paper online anywhere so I'm posting the question here and hopefully you guys can guide me th...
by Sevilla
Thu Jun 19, 2008 10:47 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: How much of a math nerd are you?
Replies: 95
Views: 9937

Re: How much of a math nerd are you?

When looking at the poll results for the 'How many sexual partners have you had,' thread - the first thing I did was to do a Chi^2 test to see if it fit an exponential model I want to do something like this with the age poll, but I'm too lazy. Likewise for the masturbation frequency poll, but I thi...
by Sevilla
Thu Jun 19, 2008 10:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0435: "Purity"
Replies: 649
Views: 199724

Re: "Purity" Discussion

Haha, this is probably my favourite one.
by Sevilla
Thu Jun 19, 2008 9:23 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Need help from a musical theater buff
Replies: 8
Views: 1457

Re: Need help from a musical theater buff

a musical that a high school would put on


Haha, I wonder what comes to mind xD.

But in all seriousness, fiddler on the roof? There are a fair few female leading/supporting roles and neither one takes up constant screen-time.
by Sevilla
Thu Jun 19, 2008 9:16 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: How much of a math nerd are you?
Replies: 95
Views: 9937

Re: How much of a math nerd are you?

When looking at the poll results for the 'How many sexual partners have you had,' thread - the first thing I did was to do a Chi^2 test to see if it fit an exponential model xD (It did though funnily enough) When I saw that channel four were airing a show called 'The Big Bang Theory', I was intrigue...
by Sevilla
Wed Jun 18, 2008 10:55 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How do we know you have a face unless you post it?
Replies: 20910
Views: 3086846

Re: Back to post yo' face

Customary ice-breaker picture. No I'm not mentally challenged (That's the Basically Decent term no?) http://photos-909.ll.facebook.com/photos-ll-sf2p/v149/65/34/507263909/n507263909_163780_230.jpg Ever so slightly more normal pictures http://img88.imageshack.us/img88/4760/photo12ql8.jpg [img] http:/...
by Sevilla
Wed Jun 18, 2008 9:53 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stuff)?
Replies: 1824
Views: 484586

Re: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stuff)?

Just finished Kafka's the Trial , and currently reading Jose Luis Borges Labyrinths and Wilde's Picture of Dorian Grey . All three are fantastic authors in their own respect and Wilde in particular writes beautifully. Borges is one of the most under-rated authors I've come across and I recommend him...
by Sevilla
Wed Jun 18, 2008 9:41 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Favorite math jokes
Replies: 1452
Views: 494890

Re: Favorite math jokes

No problem, I literally laughed out loud on reading it.

Not only funnier (Considering I have a fair few friends off to study History at uni this Autumn), but considering that the corporate devil do pay well for Mathmo's, more true.
by Sevilla
Wed Jun 18, 2008 9:33 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: This is the topic wherein we share our last.fm profiles.
Replies: 72
Views: 8878

Re: This is the topic wherein we share our last.fm profiles.

http://last.fm/user/AbsFTW (Nerdy I know, but hey) Your musical compatibility rating with tj44 is: Very Low You share some artists in common, including Venetian Snares, Queen, The Killers, U2, and Placebo. ---- Your musical compatibility rating with devdavad is: Very Low You share some artists in co...
by Sevilla
Wed Jun 18, 2008 8:42 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions
Replies: 4059
Views: 379881

Re: REALLY Annoying Misconceptions

I work tech support, and I am bombarded with stupidity on a daily basis. I have reached the breaking point on one particular matter: the word "download." Without quoting or looking at an actual definition, the act of "downloading" is retrieving data from an outside source. Appar...
by Sevilla
Wed Jun 18, 2008 8:36 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Let's ruin songs with knowledge!
Replies: 782
Views: 69020

Re: Let's ruin songs with knowledge!

I'm sure you've all heard the Friends theme tune, lyrics of the full song. So no one told you life was gonna be this way Your jobs a joke, you're broke, your love life's D.O.A. It's like you're always stuck in second gear And it hasn't been your day, your week, your month, or even your year but.. I'...
by Sevilla
Wed Jun 18, 2008 8:25 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Favorite math jokes
Replies: 1452
Views: 494890

Re: Favorite math jokes

Probably been posted but I can't bring myself to cringe through 440 posts. My maths teacher got very annoyed at this one. Difference between a Maths Degree and a Large Pizza? A pizza can feed a family of four Probably because it's not particularly true, nor does it play off stereotypes (which are g...
by Sevilla
Wed Jun 18, 2008 6:54 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: How long is a piece of string?
Replies: 11
Views: 1803

Re: How long is a piece of string?

Exert a magnetic field of known flux density perpendicular to the string, and a current of known magnitude. Apply a force on it until it remains in equilibrium.

l = F/BI

Nonsensical enough no? :D
by Sevilla
Wed Jun 18, 2008 6:45 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Tripling your IQ, yes or no?
Replies: 145
Views: 15130

Re: Tripling your IQ, yes or no?

Forgetting about social repercussions and individual gain, think about what this could do to the world of research; Medical, Mathematical, Physical - the list is endless.
by Sevilla
Wed Jun 18, 2008 6:42 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Favorite math jokes
Replies: 1452
Views: 494890

Re: Favorite math jokes

An old joke, surprised it hasnt been posted; During the soviet block era, a polish scientist, a mathematician, and his brother want to escape to the west. They fall on a plan to hijack a aeroplane. They rush the airport guards get on the flight deck and barracked themselves in. Suddenly they realis...
by Sevilla
Wed Jun 18, 2008 6:12 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: How would you like to kill your heart?
Replies: 46
Views: 4407

Re: How would you like to kill your heart?

Hah, I know - but I just call it that (since I imagine properly submerging would be a little much given how porous bread is).

Either way, it's delicious.

Edit: OP - Only just noticed it but I love your avatar. Brilliant xD
by Sevilla
Wed Jun 18, 2008 6:03 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: 29 words or less
Replies: 116
Views: 11097

Re: 29 words or less

An instructional picture on how to either perform a colonoscopy on yourself, or a new place to hide your drugs when your mother's about to enter your room.

[29 exactly, not bad]

Woody Allen. Go
by Sevilla
Wed Jun 18, 2008 5:50 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Sigur Rós
Replies: 77
Views: 12985

Re: Sigur Ros - Með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust

I agree that () was wonderful - and that their direction has changed somewhat since then but I don't see it necessarily as a bad thing. Different, yes - but I don't see it as bad. I haven't listened to Agaetis but I'll be sure to do so.
by Sevilla
Wed Jun 18, 2008 1:22 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Sigur Rós
Replies: 77
Views: 12985

Re: Sigur Ros - Með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust

And done, fair enough.
by Sevilla
Wed Jun 18, 2008 12:42 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: How would you like to kill your heart?
Replies: 46
Views: 4407

Re: How would you like to kill your heart?

I think I'm going to win this thread with my signature dish: Deep fried Peanut Butter and Banana/Chocolate Spread Sandwich So here goes. -Toast two slices of bread -Spread Peanut Butter (Crunchy, smooth won't work for this) on each slice. -Mash up a banana, preferably ripe, until smooth with a fork....
by Sevilla
Wed Jun 18, 2008 12:35 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Sigur Rós
Replies: 77
Views: 12985

Sigur Ros - Með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust

Edit: Albumart may be considered NSFW so hence spoilered. If you have no objection to seeing a man's arse then clicky right away http://www.avalanchestudios.net/random/sigurros.jpg Though techincally been released for two days, it was previously leaked and just wanting to know if any of you had...
by Sevilla
Wed Jun 18, 2008 12:24 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Coldplay
Replies: 23
Views: 3737

Re: Coldplay

I liked this album a lot actually, a great improvement on XY, I especially loved the title track, Violet Hill and the two versions of Lost/Lovers in Japan
by Sevilla
Wed Jun 18, 2008 12:22 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: the most depressing song: help me find it!
Replies: 220
Views: 20952

Re: the most depressing song: help me find it!

Mr. Kaizer, Hans Constanse Og Meg - Kaisers Orchestra I wouldn't really call Kaizers depressing with the possible exception of 170 , (Unless you actually happen to understand the Norweigian lyrics in which case I wholeheartedly surrender this argument, either way it's fab to find another fan) If an...

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