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by Tzfanya
Wed May 09, 2012 6:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1053: “Ten Thousand”
Replies: 127
Views: 41746

Re: 1053: “Ten Thousand”

*This* is exactly why I am a teacher. Thanks, Randall - you've put a big smile on my face just before I head into school.
by Tzfanya
Tue Jan 26, 2010 3:18 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Best webcomic voting
Replies: 19
Views: 2823

Best webcomic voting

The Washington Post is currently voting for its favourite webcomic: http://voices.washingtonpost.com/comic-riffs/2010/01/the_best_webcomic_its_time_to.html Least I Could Do jumped from 5% to 23% last night on the strength of Sohmer putting a mention in, so Randall, I think you have a good opportunit...
by Tzfanya
Wed Jan 06, 2010 5:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0685: "G-Spot"
Replies: 98
Views: 46919

Re: "G-Spot" Discussion

With regards the alt text - definitely a 'Randall, get out of my head' moment. Fairly certain the journalist responsible was giggling as they wrote it.
by Tzfanya
Fri Jul 04, 2008 7:22 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Future date
Replies: 9
Views: 1941

Re: Future date

Handy. So that worked out quite well for her, then.
by Tzfanya
Tue Jul 01, 2008 6:08 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Future date
Replies: 9
Views: 1941

Re: Future date

Brilliant, it's nice to have some extra confirmation. It's for a novel that I'm putting together. I get the distinct impression my physics is all going to be *way* out, but I'll be damned if I can't get the maths right. If I ever get around to finishing this thing, I may throw bits of it at this for...
by Tzfanya
Thu Jun 26, 2008 1:44 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Future date
Replies: 9
Views: 1941

Re: Future date

Thank you both - I checked out Zeller's congruence, and got Tuesday with that method as well. Presumably I made an error somewhere when trying to do it from first principles. So thanks again, this has been very valuable.
by Tzfanya
Wed Jun 25, 2008 12:55 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Future date
Replies: 9
Views: 1941

Future date

Hi all: I have a vaguely interesting problem that I was hoping some folks here might be able to help me double-check. I've been trying to work out what day of the week it will be on June 23rd, of the year 116,144CE. I *think* that it's Monday, but if anyone can confirm/correct this for me, I would b...

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