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by bachaddict
Fri Apr 14, 2017 6:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1824: "Identification Chart"
Replies: 27
Views: 4639

Re: 1824: Identification Chart

Where's the Warthog? It hits harder than any of these!

BTW you want this in your post:

Image
Title text:
Be careful—it's breeding season, and some of these can be *extremely* defensive of their nests.
by bachaddict
Sun Jan 22, 2017 11:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29801620

Re: 1190: "Time"

Madness season approaching in the distance reminds me of TIME once more.
by bachaddict
Fri Dec 02, 2016 9:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1767: "US State Names"
Replies: 59
Views: 8913

Re: 1767: "US State Names"

So, yes, one could probably slap together an equivalent map of the US or North America in general. But since the vast majority of it would be essentially making fun of native peoples, it would be in far worse taste. I stand corrected, it seems. Though this is definitely a different animal than the ...
by bachaddict
Sun Nov 13, 2016 10:00 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [NZ] New Zealand!
Replies: 470
Views: 171094

Re: [NZ] New Zealand!

It was stronger than the Chch ones for us, but still far enough not to have any real problems. Roads are impassable and some houses down nearer to the epicentre.
by bachaddict
Sun Nov 13, 2016 9:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your LEGO!
Replies: 19
Views: 5542

Re: Post your LEGO!

My brother used several of his Lego creations in his portfolio for his application to MIT for structural engineering (to become an architect). He's pretty awesome. I wish that MOCpages had been a thing when I was younger and still constantly building, I think the collaborative + competitive atmosph...
by bachaddict
Sun Nov 13, 2016 6:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29801620

Re: 1190: "Phantom Time"

ggh wrote:
bachaddict wrote:Is hattening still happening?
I guess a wig isn't really a hat:
Spoiler:
Image
Oops.


Haha! thanks, it'll do fine :D
by bachaddict
Thu Nov 10, 2016 10:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29801620

Re: 1190: "Time"

Yes, it's the composer. The handle dates from when I signed up to YouTube and used it mainly for looking up his works. Now I capitalise the B when possible!
Hopefully if I'm up your way I'll remember to look you up, ggh!
by bachaddict
Thu Nov 10, 2016 9:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29801620

Re: 1190: "Time"

Molpish hat, BytEfLUSh! Is hattening still happening?
by bachaddict
Wed Nov 09, 2016 11:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29801620

Re: 1190: "Time"

I feel like Time is slowing down, with only 20 NPs since I was here in July. Did I miss anything important? I'm back home where ggh and Mistycat are now! Hi addams! Now that it's over I'm finding it easier not to judge people for their decision. I never decided who I would vote for if I lived there,...
by bachaddict
Wed Nov 09, 2016 11:23 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Each Post Doubles the Number
Replies: 44
Views: 2979

Re: Each Post Doubles the Number

This is a fun game!
549,755,813,887
by bachaddict
Fri Sep 02, 2016 1:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1728: "Cron Mail"
Replies: 21
Views: 6059

Re: 1782: "Cron Mail"

Is he overwriting the list of cron jobs with the next email it sends? I agree with Ponytail in the last panel.
by bachaddict
Fri Jul 15, 2016 9:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1707: "xkcd Phone 4"
Replies: 39
Views: 6050

Re: 1707: "xkcd Phone 4"

btw, anyone have any fanfold paper? I actually miss fanfold paper. It was GREAT for making banners. Nowadays it's a pain to print one without specialized equipment. Plus the tearaway edges made great cat toys. It was fun having a huge stack of used fanfold/lineflow in the crafts drawer that you cou...
by bachaddict
Fri Jul 15, 2016 9:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29801620

Re: 1190: "Time": MAKE HILLISHNESS, NOT OUTSANITY

thunk wrote:
flicky1991 wrote:
Neil_Boekend wrote:
flicky1991 wrote:Who dares summon me?
Fine, you got me in here, but I dare you to keep me in here. :P


Hey there.
The River is Small!

The Sea is Big!
by bachaddict
Fri Jul 15, 2016 1:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29801620

Re: 1190: "Time"

blindpost to say the notify on quote feature is awesome!
by bachaddict
Fri Jul 15, 2016 1:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1707: "xkcd Phone 4"
Replies: 39
Views: 6050

Re: 1707: "xkcd Phone 4"

oops
by bachaddict
Fri Jul 15, 2016 1:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1707: "xkcd Phone 4"
Replies: 39
Views: 6050

1707: "xkcd Phone 4"

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/xkcd_phone_4.png Alt-text: The SpaceX system carefully guides falling phones down to the surface, a process which the phones increasingly often survive without exploding. Do Siri, Cortana and Alexa also argue about who had the best answer? A screen that poisons you fits ...
by bachaddict
Sun Jul 10, 2016 8:09 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Pokemon Go
Replies: 117
Views: 18310

Re: Pokemon Go

I was a beta tester, now playing in Germany. The servers die at about 8am US time! It's pretty fun for my first pokemon game, though I will probably shift my playtime back to ingress before long.
by bachaddict
Sun Jul 10, 2016 8:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29801620

Re: 1190: "Time"

What is Blind Posting? It's posting when you aren't "in the present". If you're ketchupping (or blitzing) you will not have read the most recent posts, but your post will still be added to the end of the queue. You are "blind" to the posts that happened between where you "a...
by bachaddict
Fri May 13, 2016 7:03 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [NZ] New Zealand!
Replies: 470
Views: 171094

Re: [NZ] New Zealand!

Arrived in Germany yesterday!
by bachaddict
Wed Apr 27, 2016 11:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1673: “Timeline of Bicycle Design”
Replies: 69
Views: 12076

Re: 1673: “Timeline of Bicycle Design”

cellocgw wrote: Hey, I got to use a word with three "u"s in it! :)

How unusual!
by bachaddict
Tue Apr 19, 2016 7:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1669: Planespotting
Replies: 51
Views: 8886

Re: 1669: Planespotting

I'm pretty sure there are legitimate hydrogen kits made to use some of the excess electricity from the alternator. Excess electricity? If you put more (electrical) load on it, it demands to be driven with more kinetic energy in the first place... To simplify the process somewhat to excess. Yes, but...
by bachaddict
Mon Apr 18, 2016 9:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1669: Planespotting
Replies: 51
Views: 8886

Re: 1669: Planespotting

I'm pretty sure there are legitimate hydrogen kits made to use some of the excess electricity from the alternator.
by bachaddict
Mon Apr 18, 2016 1:07 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [NZ] New Zealand!
Replies: 470
Views: 171094

Re: [NZ] New Zealand!

Will be leaving NZ in May :/
by bachaddict
Mon Apr 11, 2016 9:33 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0149: "Pizza Bird"
Replies: 57
Views: 13785

Re: What-If 0149: "Pizza Bird"

It's not just raptors, though. All the perching birds have the same structure. They grab a tree branch, and can then relax their muscles while the locking tendon keeps a strong grip. This is how they can sleep while perched, and is also why you'll occasionally see a dead bird hanging upside-down fr...
by bachaddict
Fri Apr 08, 2016 10:18 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0149: "Pizza Bird"
Replies: 57
Views: 13785

What-If 0149: "Pizza Bird"

Pizza Bird My boyfriend recently took a flight on a plane with wifi, and while he was up there, wistfully asked if I could send him a pizza. I jokingly sent him a photo of a parrot holding a pizza slice in its beak. Obviously, my boyfriend had to go without pizza until he landed at JFK. But this ra...
by bachaddict
Mon Apr 04, 2016 6:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1663: "Garden"
Replies: 671
Views: 105672

Re: 1663: ???

It's Monday night here, meaning definitely Sunday night for GLR. Sigh.
by bachaddict
Fri Mar 18, 2016 7:41 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: It has Endginned. (Mod Madness 2016)
Replies: 220
Views: 57116

Re: It Begends. (Mod Madness 2016)

That's making me so wet.
by bachaddict
Fri Mar 11, 2016 10:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: It has Endginned. (Mod Madness 2016)
Replies: 220
Views: 57116

Re: It Begends. (Mod Madness 2016)

The word filters only insert whole words, so that's unfortunately impossible :(
by bachaddict
Thu Mar 10, 2016 6:15 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: It has Endginned. (Mod Madness 2016)
Replies: 220
Views: 57116

Re: It Begends. (Mod Madness 2016)

Ook!

++CUCUMBER ERROR++
by bachaddict
Fri Mar 04, 2016 10:40 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 81685
Views: 2962566

Re: Double Post

HI panda :twisted:
by bachaddict
Fri Mar 04, 2016 10:30 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 81685
Views: 2962566

Re: Double Post

Heh, timezone advantage! I could rack up lots of points...

Really need to catch up on the general conversation threads so I can join them again.
by bachaddict
Fri Mar 04, 2016 10:11 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 81685
Views: 2962566

Re: Double Post

I've played forum games with you before, flicky. I think it was you that had a pair of feet in socks in your profile picture? Reddit always has a lot to say. The most reddity comments are voted to the top That creates hundreds of in jokes. Here's one of reddit's favourite people: https://www.reddit....
by bachaddict
Wed Mar 02, 2016 9:18 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 81685
Views: 2962566

Re: Double Post

Hi addams!
I've been redditing instead of xkcding all year.
There are nice people there, but I missed your gentle wisdom.

Nice picture :D

Also hi flicky :)
by bachaddict
Sun Feb 28, 2016 7:00 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [EUR] Continental Europe!
Replies: 205
Views: 189929

Re: [EUR] Continental Europe!

Just a note to say I intend to travel to Germany in the near future and would love to find cool people! I can get an ePass through my mother so I'll have a lot of freedom.
by bachaddict
Thu Dec 17, 2015 9:29 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Star Wars: Episode 7: Electric Boogaleven
Replies: 479
Views: 98639

Re: Star Wars: Episode 7: Electric Boogaleven

Time to resurrect this thread properly eh? I've just come from seeing it, after watching the other six for the first time in the last few weeks.

It is very similar to
Spoiler:
a new hope
isn't it?
by bachaddict
Mon Nov 16, 2015 7:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1604: "Snakes"
Replies: 66
Views: 9996

Re: 1604: "Snakes"

I have never heard of the coral snake/king snake rhyme, but I suppose that's normal for someone who has never seen a real snake.
by bachaddict
Mon Nov 09, 2015 6:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1601: "Isolation"
Replies: 103
Views: 19923

1601: "Isolation"

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/isolation.png Title Text: "2060: The gregarious superintelligent AI, happily talking its way out of a box, is fast becoming a relic of the past. Today's quantum hyper-beings are too busy with their internal multiverse sims to even notice that they're in boxes at all...
by bachaddict
Mon Oct 19, 2015 5:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29801620

Re: 1190: "Time"

Five months and more than 80 NPs since I last opened the OTT. Cool to see Time going on! Does anyomolpy want to update me on what cool projects are happening? Hi, bachaddict! I didn't recognize you! The new ONGs are puzzling and fascinating. Give a few theories while you're here! I haven't seen eno...
by bachaddict
Sat Oct 10, 2015 9:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104850
Views: 29801620

Re: 1190: "Time"

Five months and more than 80 NPs since I last opened the OTT. Cool to see Time going on!
Does anyomolpy want to update me on what cool projects are happening?
by bachaddict
Wed Sep 23, 2015 10:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1581: "Birthday"
Replies: 59
Views: 9630

Re: 1581: "Birthday"

Warner/Chappell Music Inc. does not own a valid copyright on “Happy Birthday To You,” a California federal judge ruled Tuesday in a class action decision that plaintiffs’ attorneys say puts the world’s most recognizable English language song into the public domain. In copyright records, court record...

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