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by The Fantasist
Mon Aug 10, 2015 12:44 am UTC
Forum: Fictional Science
Topic: Dragons: two legs or four?
Replies: 3
Views: 5374

Re: Dragons: two legs or four?

If you're wondering what's most common in the genre, it's definitely four-legged, but I'm not sure about this from a biological standpoint.
by The Fantasist
Tue Apr 28, 2015 1:07 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: xkcd's favourite 100 books - vote now!
Replies: 226
Views: 151243

Re: xkcd's favourite 100 books - vote now!

DireKobold wrote:Zones of Thought Series Vernor Vinge

Somebody else read them! Somebody else read them! Best books ever and so ignored!
by The Fantasist
Sun Apr 26, 2015 2:45 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Words that you are sure exist, but can't find
Replies: 225
Views: 74068

Re: Words that you are sure exist, but can't find

Is there a word for sad and beautiful?
by The Fantasist
Fri Apr 24, 2015 5:34 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Plural of "Octopus"
Replies: 89
Views: 44950

Re: Plural of "Octopus"

Octopod. Pod is the plural of ped. It's Greek. (94%confidence rating.)
by The Fantasist
Sat Apr 18, 2015 2:43 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Alien abduction
Replies: 33
Views: 14019

Re: Alien abduction

:oops: I feel stupid now.
Tehe, thanks. By the way, is there actually a solution to this? I see a lot of attempts but no straight answers.
by The Fantasist
Fri Apr 17, 2015 11:26 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Alien abduction
Replies: 33
Views: 14019

Re: Alien abduction

Okay, maybe this is totally and thoroughly stupid, and maybe I'm just not understand something simple, but I'm asking anyway: How are these rooms connected? At first I assumed a circle, so each room could lead into both others. But then I reread the problem and read that they were all square and of ...
by The Fantasist
Sat Mar 14, 2015 12:55 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Ah! Help! How do you solve this? (Nim Variation I think)
Replies: 7
Views: 2121

Re: Ah! Help! How do you solve this? (Nim Variation I think)

People helped! Hurray! You guys are amazing! Thank you!
*scrapes sanity up out of obscure corner*
Okay, I'm gonna try this again. ^_^ Thanks everybody.
by The Fantasist
Fri Mar 13, 2015 5:26 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Ah! Help! How do you solve this? (Nim Variation I think)
Replies: 7
Views: 2121

Ah! Help! How do you solve this? (Nim Variation I think)

Okay, so, I was studying Nim and found this puzzle at the bottom of a series of related exercises. Unfortunately, there were no answers posted. *proceeds to throw computer at wall* Well, I couldn't solve it, even after I picked up my computer and hopped around Google for a while. Here it is. Mum has...
by The Fantasist
Mon Feb 23, 2015 5:05 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Why do some words sound cool?
Replies: 9
Views: 5520

Re: Why do some words sound cool?

Has anybody else noticed the trend in 'ae' names in books of late? I'm pretty sure that's supposed to call up associations of mysticism and lost pasts--id est coolness.
by The Fantasist
Mon Feb 23, 2015 5:00 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Controversial opinions about food
Replies: 917
Views: 148851

Re: Controversial opinions about food

All the hype about organic/all natural/nonartificial food is silly.

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