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by rivulatus
Sat Oct 28, 2017 11:44 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 3364
Views: 204114

Re: Trump presidency

Only the first round, would be surprised if any one big is in here, and from what I have heard is that it is likely that this round is just trying to force people to turn evidence on people higher up the food chain.
by rivulatus
Fri Oct 27, 2017 8:07 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 3364
Views: 204114

Re: Trump presidency

Very easily, there are very big companies involved in distribution/transmition, and even then the big companies do a lot of subcontracting. The hard part is getting the lines men to want to work on the island (which is just a matter of money) But considering how much work is put into tendering small...
by rivulatus
Thu Jun 01, 2017 12:43 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 3364
Views: 204114

Re: Trump presidency

What really gets me about this whole scenario isn't that a mistake was made (covfefe most likely was meant to be coverage) rather then just fix it and move on they have to double down on the idiocy, and pretend it was all deliberate. This isn't the first time that the trump administration has reacte...
by rivulatus
Tue May 23, 2017 10:36 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 3364
Views: 204114

Re: Trump presidency

Long time lurker here, can't remember a lot of my BBcode, so sorry if I haven't linked this properly Not really wanting to go back to an old argument, but the current culture of leaking within American intelligence seems to be starting to have real effects. American officials have been criticised fo...
by rivulatus
Mon May 08, 2017 9:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1834: "Lunch Order"
Replies: 37
Views: 5804

Re: 1834: "Lunch Order"

I get the joke, "but we forget about the time it prevented a nuclear war" referencing any event in particular?
by rivulatus
Sun Apr 02, 2017 10:47 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13192
Views: 1213327

Re: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)

TIL: That you are slower at reading sentences that are written in all UPPER CASE then reading a sentence of Mixed/lower case words.
by rivulatus
Mon Dec 05, 2016 10:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1768: "Settling"
Replies: 50
Views: 8973

Re: 1768: "Settling"

Am fully in the "should have left earlier" group at work at the moment.

This comic speaks to me very well this week.

Handing in my resignation is incoming.
by rivulatus
Wed Sep 28, 2016 9:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1739: "Fixing Problems"
Replies: 26
Views: 5090

Re: 1739: "Fixing Problems"

How I feel when ever I am trying to locate an error in a recursive function.
by rivulatus
Sat Apr 02, 2016 4:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1663: "Garden"
Replies: 671
Views: 105690

Re: 1663: ???

Been refreshing all day to see the new comic, and only just read that text, if that is not the April fools joke it is good enough (And wasted enough time of my day) to have been.
by rivulatus
Wed Nov 25, 2015 5:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1608: "Hoverboard"
Replies: 140
Views: 58782

Re: 1608: "Hoverboard"

Just quit fallout 4, playing this comic instead now.
by rivulatus
Mon May 18, 2015 4:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1526: "Placebo Blocker"
Replies: 47
Views: 8843

1526: "Placebo Blocker"

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/placebo_blocker.png title text: They work even better if you take them with an experimental placebo booster, which I keep in the same bottle. Yay, first time posting a new comic. Edit: fixed the missing unquote in the title, now everything said in this thread is no longe...
by rivulatus
Mon May 04, 2015 10:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1495: "Hard Reboot"
Replies: 56
Views: 10625

Re: 1495: "Hard Reboot"

One of the headlines in todays news reminded me of this comic.
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11443213

Good to see that our planes are being kept in the air by regular rebooting.
by rivulatus
Fri Nov 14, 2014 12:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1446: "Landing"
Replies: 1142
Views: 144454

Re: 1446: "Landing"

Is it just me, or does the comic now hyperlink to http://xkcd1446.org/#142?
by rivulatus
Wed Nov 12, 2014 11:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1446: "Landing"
Replies: 1142
Views: 144454

Re: 1446: "Landing"

I refuse to believe that GLR is not going to update this comic again while the title test is still telling me that it is "[LIVE]".
by rivulatus
Wed Nov 12, 2014 7:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1446: "Landing"
Replies: 1142
Views: 144454

Re: 1446: "Landing"

Sleep: Achieve
Catchup of thread: Done
Excitement about seeming success: in progress
harpoons: Disappointed with lack of firing

Now to get on with the day and unfortunately have to sit an exam.
(reason why I had sleep instead of live following of roseta)
by rivulatus
Wed Nov 12, 2014 10:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1446: "Landing"
Replies: 1142
Views: 144454

Re: 1446: "???"

And we have lost the lander, with a tearful Bye.
by rivulatus
Wed Nov 12, 2014 10:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1446: "Landing"
Replies: 1142
Views: 144454

Re: 1446: "???"

It is dropping off the bottom, are we going to lose the lander in the nothingness that is beyond the bottom of the frame?
by rivulatus
Wed Nov 12, 2014 9:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1446: "Landing"
Replies: 1142
Views: 144454

Re: 1446: "???"

Still getting blanks on page reloads, whether from refreshes or from navigating away from the page and returning. Thanks to all of you who are posting the updates, else I'd probably miss most of them. Yea, getting the same, it is annoying. Also the forum is lagging a tad for me now. Looking forward...
by rivulatus
Wed Nov 12, 2014 9:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1446: "Landing"
Replies: 1142
Views: 144454

Re: 1446: "???"

Whooooo, Exciting times are upon us.

Yea I am only loading blank pics at the moment to. I would be lost if the thread wasn't updating me on what they are showing.
by rivulatus
Wed Nov 12, 2014 8:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1446: "Landing"
Replies: 1142
Views: 144454

Re: 1446: "???"

The suspense is on, I want to see how it ends already.
by rivulatus
Wed Nov 12, 2014 7:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1446: "Landing"
Replies: 1142
Views: 144454

Re: 1446: "???"

And if he did draw it in advance what if disaster strikes and something goes wrong, would he have to re-do the comics? Clearly the only solution is to draw out ALL possible scenarios in advance, and then choose to display the drawings that most follow the chain of actual events. No wonder we haven'...
by rivulatus
Wed Nov 12, 2014 7:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1446: "Landing"
Replies: 1142
Views: 144454

Re: 1446: "???"

This is probably the most Time-y comic since Time, so we're quite excited about it. I wonder if the OTR drew this one in advance, or if he is livedrawing it along with the landing. If the latter, well, it just got a "go" on the fourth go/no-go call so he's not going to end up drawing a fr...
by rivulatus
Wed Nov 12, 2014 7:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1446: "Landing"
Replies: 1142
Views: 144454

Re: 1446: "???"

Still not much change.

Image

Edit nija'd again, I may have to give up trying to be the first.
by rivulatus
Wed Nov 12, 2014 6:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1446: "Landing"
Replies: 1142
Views: 144454

Re: 1446: "???"

Pretty rock
Image

Edit: nija'd, I am to slow for this stuff.
by rivulatus
Wed Nov 12, 2014 6:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1446: "Landing"
Replies: 1142
Views: 144454

Re: 1446: "???"

Why did this have to happen tonight, I am supposed to be studying for my exam, not watching XKCD and the landing. I supose I can forgive GLR for not posting a what if last week if he was getting this ready though. Next image is up now. https://sslimgs.xkcd.com/comics/landing/r_01-45-00_QRP5ndlY4A.png
by rivulatus
Wed Nov 12, 2014 6:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1446: "Landing"
Replies: 1142
Views: 144454

Re: 1446: "???"

by rivulatus
Wed Nov 12, 2014 6:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1446: "Landing"
Replies: 1142
Views: 144454

Re: 1446: "???"

HAL9000 wrote:Title-text remains "..."

I wonder if/when it will change.


My guess is that if it does change it will be when the space probe lands
by rivulatus
Wed Nov 12, 2014 6:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1446: "Landing"
Replies: 1142
Views: 144454

Re: 1446: "???"

Excited to see what is going to happen

Guess I now have multiple places to watch the landing.
by rivulatus
Thu Sep 19, 2013 1:49 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Tel Balok RPG - Game Over
Replies: 780
Views: 130242

Re: Tel Balok RPG [Episode II: Orientation]

"So you are admitting you lied to me? Where I come from there is a thing we do to people who lie to and threaten guests, especially ones that want to help them" "If I wanted to kill you I could have taken this place with half a dozen good men last night, your defense of the village is...
by rivulatus
Tue Sep 17, 2013 9:52 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Tel Balok RPG - Game Over
Replies: 780
Views: 130242

Re: Tel Balok RPG [Episode II: Orientation]

Ohhhhh, a plot twist. Saum seething with anger at having crossbows pointed at at but didn't move as he was not stupid. 'No one has threatened me for ages, Kar will pay for this once the crossbow men have gone.' "What do you mean the note says?" Saum spat out in anger "The note is just...
by rivulatus
Fri Sep 13, 2013 4:12 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: You have one chance to be the last poster in this thread.
Replies: 148
Views: 18970

Re: You have one chance to be the last poster in this thread

The only way to win this game is by not posting in it. For all who play will lose.
Hence i have now lost.
by rivulatus
Wed Sep 11, 2013 1:04 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Tel Balok RPG - Game Over
Replies: 780
Views: 130242

Re: Tel Balok RPG [Episode II: Orientation]

Look for some one to read the note I got off the bandit leader for me (not our group). ((I'm not really sure why you want to do this, but you're the boss!)) Look for literate villager: [Mind]; r(23,17)=24 OR [Luck]; r(17,17)=14 Saum says, "Hey Kar, I pulled a note off one of the bandits we ran...
by rivulatus
Tue Sep 10, 2013 9:43 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Tel Balok RPG - Game Over
Replies: 780
Views: 130242

Re: Tel Balok RPG [Episode II: Orientation]

Look for some one to read the note I got off the bandit leader for me (not our group).
by rivulatus
Sat Sep 07, 2013 3:30 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Create a Card: MTG
Replies: 3761
Views: 326158

Re: Create a Card: MTG

Blood Debt 3B Instant Put a 15/15 horror Artifact Creature token in play under upon opponents control blocking creature attacking them. For the rest of the game That player can't attack you as long as there is another opponent that he or she could attack. 'A life for a life, that has always been the...
by rivulatus
Mon Sep 02, 2013 2:38 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Tel Balok RPG - Game Over
Replies: 780
Views: 130242

Re: Tel Balok RPG [Episode II: Orientation]

Feeling slightly sore from the last few days activities and still slightly stif shoulder from where it was cut, but otherwise well rested Saum was in a grumpy mood. Waking up early his first thoughts were to go find food, but on leaving the house he was confronted by a group of villagers asking for ...
by rivulatus
Tue Aug 27, 2013 10:57 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Tel Balok RPG - Game Over
Replies: 780
Views: 130242

Re: Tel Balok RPG [Episode II: Orientation]

I am still keen to play, just due to work I am not able to be as active as I was, but I will try.

Sneak around the village observing its defenses and for any one in the bush. Stay hidden the whole time.
by rivulatus
Fri Aug 16, 2013 1:02 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Tel Balok RPG - Game Over
Replies: 780
Views: 130242

Re: Tel Balok RPG [Episode II: Orientation]

I hope this doesn't mess with any plot stuff you had planned to much Adam. You couldn't ruin my brilliant plot stuff if you TRIED. :P Chalenge accepted. Most of the time I am fine with people just saying they have seen me do things or other wise doing part of my interactions, but in terms of seeing...
by rivulatus
Thu Aug 15, 2013 1:29 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Tel Balok RPG - Game Over
Replies: 780
Views: 130242

Re: Tel Balok RPG [Episode II: Orientation]

I agree with bower in that Saving people removes tension, I personally think you need to let the next dead/mutilated person stay dead/mutilated. (Even though chances are it will be me) Also I am assuming the mirror is used for talking to some one, in which case it seams to me like Saum would keep it...
by rivulatus
Wed Aug 14, 2013 10:15 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Tel Balok RPG - Game Over
Replies: 780
Views: 130242

Re: Tel Balok RPG [Episode II: Orientation]

Saum picking through the pockets noticed the mirror shard, quickly looking up he checked that no one noticed him. Every one elses atention was on the woman, or looking for stuff them self so he quickly shoved the mirror in his pocket with out any one noticing. Looking at the note he couldn't read it...

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