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Fri Dec 14, 2018 10:29 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8668
Views: 1797563

### Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

I seem to have lost image-editing software on my computer, but this one needed to be made. 2085:
Scihub: For when the paper isn't on Arxiv.
Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:29 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 103329
Views: 5895117

### Re: Double Post

I remember this game.
Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:28 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: You Must Not Say Duck edition
Replies: 24602
Views: 872231

### Re: Double Post: You Must Not Say Duck edition

Duck.
Thu Apr 26, 2018 11:28 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8668
Views: 1797563

### Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Another 1724:
Now we choose a prime P which is much longer than the proof. Note that the proof cannot distinguish...
Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:23 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8668
Views: 1797563

### Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

1724:
Assuming the axiom of choice. If they don't have access to the axiom of choice, an infinite number of them die.

1923:
Planck Temperature, good for oneupping the Celsius fans who complain about the arbitrariness of Fahrenheit.
Wed Jun 28, 2017 6:01 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8668
Views: 1797563

### Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

"What if we want to destroy it?" "In that case we just change our axioms to make it not exist, still no need to actually find the thing."

Spoiler:
Tue May 02, 2017 5:30 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: You Must Not Say Duck edition
Replies: 24602
Views: 872231

### Re: Double Post: You Must Not Say Duck edition

Duck.
Tue May 02, 2017 3:55 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: You Must Not Say Duck edition
Replies: 24602
Views: 872231

### Re: Double Post: You Must Not Say Duck edition

Duck
Fri Apr 28, 2017 11:04 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 103329
Views: 5895117

### Re: Double Post

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Tue Mar 14, 2017 7:56 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 103329
Views: 5895117

### Re: Double Post

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Sat Mar 04, 2017 8:22 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 103329
Views: 5895117

### Re: Double Post

Is this still going?
Fri Jul 01, 2016 10:52 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8668
Views: 1797563

### Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

1701:
Unless you count missile strikes as rocket crashes, in which case it's less clear-cut.
Fri Jan 01, 2016 7:07 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 103329
Views: 5895117

### Re: Double Post

I don't exist.
Sun Nov 01, 2015 5:41 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8668
Views: 1797563

### Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

1206:
He was right about relativity though, that is also a thing.
Tue Aug 18, 2015 9:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8668
Views: 1797563

### Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

390+1027:
Waking up won't save you from your own failure. Nothing will save you from your own failure.
Mon Jul 20, 2015 7:53 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8668
Views: 1797563

### Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

443+521:
Honestly though, given how one wine faux-pas is straining the relationship, I'm glad I got out of that.
Tue Jul 14, 2015 6:37 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: July 3rd, 2015 New York Times Puzzle
Replies: 14
Views: 5843

### Re: July 3rd, 2015 New York Times Puzzle

I'm not sure if I would have gotten it if it hadn't been for the fact that "0 0 0" and "-1 -2 -4" don't increase. I started by trying "16 32 64" and "128 256 512", to see if sequential powers of 2 would continue to work, and they did. (I was k...
Thu Jul 02, 2015 7:56 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8668
Views: 1797563

### Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

1145+1419:
The best time for this is when they're old enough to question things a little, but not old enough to instantly disbelieve what you say. When they demand proof, bring up the traditional explanation and point out how that should lead to it being purple. The sky is not purple, thus Rayleigh Scattering is wrong, thus it is indeed Ba'al.
Wed Jun 17, 2015 5:11 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8668
Views: 1797563

### Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

650+1538:
It seems like it would be fun.

1538+248:
It seems like it would be delicious.
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650:
Where else would you want to be?

Edit: By accident I posted the dinosaur one twice instead of the ice cream one. Fixed.
Tue Jun 02, 2015 8:33 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8668
Views: 1797563

### Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

953:
Fuck non-integer bases.
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123:
Always make sure the prisoner is properly restrained before arguing semantics.

The reason he escaped at the end was I couldn't think of a way to preserve the punchline but have Bond still go "You expect...?" I could have just ended with the long argument, but eh.
Mon May 11, 2015 1:35 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8668
Views: 1797563

### Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

This has probably been done before given how obvious it is, but, 367:
How could I not? Firefly is just so much better than Star Wars.
Wed May 06, 2015 1:26 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 103329
Views: 5895117

### Re: Double Post

PLOT TWIST!
WHO'S BACK?
NOPE!

Goodbye.
Tue May 05, 2015 3:32 am UTC
Topic: 1520: Degree-Off
Replies: 110
Views: 28749

### Re: 1520: Degree-Off

I gotta say, I'm pretty enamored of the notion of slaying one of the horsemen of the apocalypse. Maybe I gotta change fields. I don't know that math has ever done that. Math doesn't dabble in the affairs of the horsemen. Math is God. It exists outside of the horsemen, beyond the horsemen, with no c...
Mon May 04, 2015 6:10 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8668
Views: 1797563

### Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

I was going to alter the latest one to give physics a chance to respond by talking about all the nice technology physics has enabled us to create, but then bio would have responded with the whole saving people's lives thing, and then there would have had to be a whole philosophical argument, so inst...
Tue Apr 21, 2015 11:08 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Why do people here and xkcd hate liberal arts maors so much?
Replies: 113
Views: 17295

### Re: Why do people here and xkcd hate liberal arts maors so m

Because you're afraid of us and we can smell your fear.

Actually I feel like that applies more to the softer sciences than the humanities.
Wed Apr 08, 2015 2:56 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8668
Views: 1797563

### Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

705 worse:
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1508 worse:
I got by perfectly well without a computer before they existed and I can get by perfectly well without one now that they do exist.
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Thu Feb 26, 2015 4:31 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 103329
Views: 5895117

### Re: Double Post

What the heck happened since I quit?
Wed Feb 25, 2015 9:22 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 103329
Views: 5895117

### Re: Double Post

Back again, but still not playing.

I would simply like to say that this was the most political game I have ever played. I went on to apply the lessons I learned here to Diplomacy.
Tue Feb 24, 2015 5:32 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Conversation with Syllable Limits.
Replies: 31
Views: 5062

### Re: Conversation with Syllable Limits.

No we can't, peasant.
What is the problem with elitism? I like being elitist.

(22)
Tue Feb 24, 2015 4:05 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Conversation with Syllable Limits.
Replies: 31
Views: 5062

### Re: Conversation with Syllable Limits.

No. Your mom jokes are only funny with copious amounts of science or math.
(20)
Tue Feb 24, 2015 3:58 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Conversation with Syllable Limits.
Replies: 31
Views: 5062

### Re: Conversation with Syllable Limits.

Are we in middle school?
Sat Feb 21, 2015 2:23 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8668
Views: 1797563

### Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

1489:
Out of these 4, we don't understand gravity very well. This is because it is explained by the relatively normal General Relativity as opposed to the mindfuck that is Quantum Mechanics.
Wed Feb 18, 2015 3:09 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8668
Views: 1797563

### Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Because nobody SWed the last one, 1486:
Do you think you could stop being amazed by technology and clean the living room?

And, in a similar vein, 1032:
Wait, where did you go? Come back, I need to get this net to work!
Wed Feb 18, 2015 2:50 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8668
Views: 1797563

### Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

1487:
Maybe we shouldn't have asked that guy in the hat for a quote.
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Wed Feb 11, 2015 9:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8668
Views: 1797563

### Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

1484+smbc1945:
Although they returned safely, Nixon ultimately elected not to give that speech, citing "fear of causing a diplomatic incident".
Tue Feb 10, 2015 6:07 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post
Replies: 103329
Views: 5895117

### Re: Double Post

Nice streak you got there.

BUT NO MORE!
Mon Feb 09, 2015 8:37 pm UTC
Topic: 1484:"Apollo Speeches"
Replies: 45
Views: 13705

### Re: 1484:"Apollo Speeches"

Did Nixon have a speech prepared for the scenario where everything went totally fine? Because I can't find it.

Edit: Google delivers a bunch of results for the speech which might have happened if they were trapped, but nothing for the speech which was given when they returned.
Sun Feb 08, 2015 5:47 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8668
Views: 1797563

### Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

1408+1483:
Also all the computational linguists. What, you thought I WASN'T going to murder them all after I was like "Fuck Computational Linguists"?
Thu Feb 05, 2015 5:15 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8668
Views: 1797563

### Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

981:
The Rick Roll was a warning. If you continue looking for my porn, you will find things which are much worse.
Wed Feb 04, 2015 5:46 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Six statements. How many are true?
Replies: 20
Views: 7287

### Re: Six statements. How many are true?

A: "A iff B", or, "B iff A": There are two cases: (I think it's called the law of the excluded middle or something) A is true: B is also true. (Modus Ponens) A is false: Thus ~(A iff B), since A is false that's ~(False iff B) thus ~~B thus...