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by Magic Molly
Fri Jul 15, 2011 4:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0925: "Cell Phones"
Replies: 98
Views: 23332

Re: 0925: "Cell Phones"

I saw that 924 before you caught it :D

I wanted to scream until I saw the title text. Seriously. That's almost worse than bending the spines of books backwards.
by Magic Molly
Mon May 09, 2011 5:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0896: "ZOmbeis"
Replies: 125
Views: 27617

Re: 0896: Marie Curie

Marie Curie invented the theory of radioactivity, the treatment of radioactivity, and dying of radioactivity.
by Magic Molly
Wed Feb 09, 2011 6:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0858: "Milk"
Replies: 182
Views: 33349

Re: 0858: "Milk"

Only glasnt could make a thread 10 minutes later than two others and have it still become the main thread. (Why we don't just use a script to autogenerate the threads is beyond me) This one felt like it could've used a lot more buildup and thinking behind it. If I want random boob jokes I'll go read...
by Magic Molly
Mon Jan 24, 2011 6:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0851: "Na"
Replies: 207
Views: 43195

Re: 0851: "Na"

There should've been a sodium joke, but I actually liked having only 3 songs mentioned. More than that just starts to fall flat.
by Magic Molly
Wed Oct 06, 2010 5:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0802: "Online Communities 2"
Replies: 292
Views: 54813

Re: "Online Communities 2" Discussion (#802)

It's kind of sad that facebook would, if drawn truly to scale, take up 90% of the map.
by Magic Molly
Mon Sep 27, 2010 4:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0798: "Adjectives"
Replies: 97
Views: 22958

Re: Adjectives

Now get your formatting right and you'll be the official thread! I didn't really see the point in this one. Considering it was up late, I think Randall just put it up as last minute filler. Hopefully, this means he's making a really epic one, and not just being lazy... Surprised there haven't been a...
by Magic Molly
Mon Sep 13, 2010 4:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0792: "Password Reuse"
Replies: 187
Views: 77721

Re: "Password Reuse" discussion (#792)

I can't quite think of what could have happened in march of 1997. I think Randall just wants to see the google search listings go up a ton.

Also, you'd think he'd put something like TF2 or half-life, not call of duty.
by Magic Molly
Fri Aug 13, 2010 4:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0779: "Anxiety"
Replies: 113
Views: 64433

Re: "Anxiety" discussion (#779)

I did not get this u til I saw the wiki page about backscatter xrays.

If there was a more sensical, descriptive-but-short name for the xray machine I mightve found this funny, but the immature general idea and obscure technology referenced lost this one in my opinion.
by Magic Molly
Wed Jul 07, 2010 5:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0763: "Workaround"
Replies: 166
Views: 34899

Re: "Workaround" discussion

I've seen a few people who saved images by pasting them in word documents and then saving those. I often do this for scanned images of things like ID cards. I find it far easier to get an acceptable printable version at a usable size and with more than one image (eg front and back) on a single page...
by Magic Molly
Fri Jun 11, 2010 5:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0752: "Phobia"
Replies: 90
Views: 22523

Re: "Phobia" discussion (#752)

Randall, get out of my head. *sniff* I don't think he likes being in there. For those talking about some twister movie, I'm 99% sure he's actually referencing a tv show on the discovery channel called storm chasers. This still makes little sense to me. The "live life to the fullest" is ob...
by Magic Molly
Mon May 10, 2010 4:28 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Cory Doctorow
Replies: 3
Views: 1142

Cory Doctorow

Is coming to my school to speak.

Any question suggestions?
by Magic Molly
Thu Apr 22, 2010 2:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: xkcd.com/unixkcd
Replies: 292
Views: 95536

Re: "xkcd.com/unixkcd" Discussion

I can get to the site, but it is stuck at loading the current comic indefinitely and making it unusable. Shame as I actually liked that interface. It works again now. However, I wish scrolling was enabled, because the whole comic doesn't fit on my screen with the unixkcd interface. Page up/down sho...
by Magic Molly
Fri Apr 02, 2010 11:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: xkcd.com/unixkcd
Replies: 292
Views: 95536

Re: April Fools 2010 Discussion

finlay wrote:It was working fine yesterday but it's stopped working today (i'm using a mac with firefox). It won't let me type anything! :(



Same, I can't seem to type anything, and the intro stuff doesn't come up.

Firefox on a XP machine.
by Magic Molly
Fri Mar 05, 2010 5:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0710: "Collatz Conjecture"
Replies: 278
Views: 61585

Re: Collatz Conjecture

I was told this by my maths teacher a few months ago, and then programmed a little bit of code to test it for every number it could, and note any that didn't work.

Spoiler:
They all worked
by Magic Molly
Wed Mar 03, 2010 6:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0709: "I Am"
Replies: 152
Views: 40775

Re: "I Am" Discussion

Wait. Wait. I think I get it. God's counterpart is R2-D2 because God is YH-WH. ...Maybe? No, probably not. I don't get it. That's not why i laughed at first, but that's pretty neat. Too bad randal doesn't say anything in these threads. (or at least not as himself) That LHC reference is nice too.
by Magic Molly
Sun Feb 14, 2010 2:13 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: SO MOTHEREFFIN HAPPY Thread :)
Replies: 527
Views: 53034

Re: SO MOTHEREFFIN HAPPY Thread :)

CHR1110 wrote:I just spent 6 hours of studio time to record a total of 2 Minutes and 29 Seconds of music.

The only reason I'm really happy about that, is because it's the best 2 Minutes and 29 Seconds of music that I've ever heard.


POST IT!

I'm happy cus it is now officially ski week, aka no school.
by Magic Molly
Wed Jan 27, 2010 5:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0694: "Retro Virus"
Replies: 164
Views: 36075

Re: "Retro Virus" Discussion

Shale wrote:I can't decide if this is making fun of Linux snobs or a roundabout way of being one.


Both.

I hate it when mac users brag about the lack of viruses.
by Magic Molly
Wed Jan 13, 2010 1:37 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Awesome Acheivements
Replies: 116
Views: 11046

Re: Awesome Acheivements

I wrote a mod for the game Minecraft, a game where the world is made up of cube tiles that you use to build stuff. What it does is scans a 3D model and puts it into the game in block form. I am proud of it. I love that game! Another forum I post in made an incredibly epic server, though they lost i...
by Magic Molly
Sat Jan 09, 2010 6:02 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Happy New Decade! (aka HOLY SHIT 1990 was 20 Years ago!)
Replies: 40
Views: 3905

Re: Happy New Decade! (aka HOLY SHIT 1990 was 20 Years ago!)

I wish big turning point days would come around more often. Do you have any idea how well the line, "Last time this decade baby" works?


Another thing this decade saw the rise of: WEBCOMICS! Where would we be without those? :P
by Magic Molly
Fri Jan 08, 2010 4:27 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2260328

Re: Confessional Bed - Not just for pillow talk!

My mom's been writing essays for me for a while. It's to the point where it's not even questioned any more. Even last school year, she still wanted me to try more to write them. But I suck at writing essays and I procrastinate. And so, not wanting to get a bad grade, neither for writing a crappy es...
by Magic Molly
Fri Jan 08, 2010 3:14 am UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Zooming In and Out in Firefox
Replies: 6
Views: 648

Re: Zooming In and Out in Firefox

*gasp*

I can zoom?

<plays with it>

Yay! :P

If you do it on accident a lot, there's probably a setting you can change to disable it, or change the command.
by Magic Molly
Mon Jan 04, 2010 3:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8258
Views: 1146025

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQ Thread - Queer Support!

Am i the only one who thinks LGBT sounds/looks almost like 'legit'? Also, i have somehow never dated a straight woman. They've all either been bi when i met them, or come out while we were dating or after. The one girl who was the exception came out 3 days ago. What does this mean!?!? (not that i ha...
by Magic Molly
Mon Jan 04, 2010 6:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0684: "We Get It"
Replies: 115
Views: 27053

Re: "We Get It" Discussion

JustShyofGenius wrote:My girlfriend is seeing Avatar right now. With another guy. An ex, in fact. Hmm, that seems bad typed out like that.


Ex what? Convict? :shock:

I swear, I will rage at the next person to

It was twice as fun when I went with

MY GIRLFRIEND.


Really. It was bad enough the first time.
by Magic Molly
Mon Jan 04, 2010 5:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0684: "We Get It"
Replies: 115
Views: 27053

Re: "We Get It" Discussion

If any of my friends ever get a girlfriend.... oh god. On a somewhat related (but not exactly) note, I find it ironic that some of my friends make fun of me for having a LDR, while they haven't ever had a girlfriend. I also find it very annoying, as they never shut up about it. Ouch. The only good ...
by Magic Molly
Sun Jan 03, 2010 9:58 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Your favourite phrases, quotes and lyrical exerpts.
Replies: 141
Views: 19013

Re: Your favourate phrases, quotes and lyrical exerpts.

"In an ideal world, i would have all ten fingers on my left hand, so i can save my right hand for punching."

-Dwight
by Magic Molly
Wed Dec 30, 2009 5:51 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Your favourite phrases, quotes and lyrical exerpts.
Replies: 141
Views: 19013

Re: Your favourate phrases, quotes and lyrical exerpts.

"You're late." - Frodo to Gandalf at the start of the first lord of the rings movie. Also, the song at the end of the second movie was amazing. (good part of song starts 1:20 in) And from House: A table is just a table. Don't be a doormat. There always seems to be quotable stuff in that sh...
by Magic Molly
Sun Dec 27, 2009 11:49 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Secret places on the internet where you hang out
Replies: 54
Views: 9421

Re: Secret places on the internet where you hang out

What I kind of wish is that it* would be like... an anonymous fora, with 'threads' based on the questions. There are several answers I've gotten that I'd like to throw a followup question at. Not sure if letting people comment on each other's answers would be beneficial or detrimental. *it, being, ...
by Magic Molly
Thu Dec 24, 2009 7:19 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Secret places on the internet where you hang out
Replies: 54
Views: 9421

Re: Secret places on the internet where you hang out

twocansandstring.com Oh no, new time killer. The emoticons on Y! Messenger just sit there and stare like an emoticon should, then you see something move out of the corner of your eye so you do a double take. There's your emoticon, just smiling at you (when it SHOULD be smiling at the person you SEN...
by Magic Molly
Sun Dec 20, 2009 8:15 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: New hardware won't boot
Replies: 6
Views: 910

New hardware won't boot

Until today, I had the most obsolete computer this side of Tahoe. However, today, I got a bunch of new stuff, and installed it all. I got a new motherboard, CPU, and memory; everything else is the same, except for graphics, which is now off he chipset. Unfortunately, this new configuration thinks bo...
by Magic Molly
Sun Dec 20, 2009 12:12 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: New graphics card
Replies: 10
Views: 1241

Re: New graphics card

I'm looking at getting the ATi Radeon HD 4650. Am i getting a good card?
by Magic Molly
Sat Dec 19, 2009 3:15 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Magic Mouse
Replies: 31
Views: 3579

Re: Magic Mouse

It's like, you can go your whole life wearing uncomfortable shoes and never complain, because you don't know better. This is an amazingly apt metaphor. (Off-topic: if you ever have the opportunity and means to get a custom-made pair of shoes from a good shoemaker, do not pass it up. They're expensi...
by Magic Molly
Thu Dec 17, 2009 7:49 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: New graphics card
Replies: 10
Views: 1241

Re: New graphics card

And also, fuck Crysis. Play fucking Far Cry 2. I'm only playing Crysis because i got it (maximum edition :P ) for free. Sadly, right now, i can't run anything past meeting the final boss on the carrier, since i don't have the power to run it. Thanks for all the help. Do you think places will have b...
by Magic Molly
Thu Dec 17, 2009 3:54 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: New graphics card
Replies: 10
Views: 1241

Re: New graphics card

A battle to the death: Radeon HD 4670 vs. GeForce 9500 GT . This review has the 4670 by a wide margin, so I'd go with that one. But, realize that any graphics card under $75 won't be running the most demanding games (I assume that's what you're going for). Not really. Just sauerbraten at full graph...
by Magic Molly
Thu Dec 17, 2009 3:22 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: New graphics card
Replies: 10
Views: 1241

New graphics card

So I finally got a motherboard with a modern slot, and this means I need a new video card. What's the best I can get for less than $75, in California? I've already got a new CPU and memory, so right now, my GPU is by far the bottleneck. Any suggestions?
by Magic Molly
Thu Dec 17, 2009 3:22 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Magic Mouse
Replies: 31
Views: 3579

Re: Magic Mouse

I find that the whole touch thing is nice, but it's only really needed on the iphone because it doesn't have an external keyboard. I mean, seriously, what extra commands can you give on a magic mouse that you can't using a basic $30 wireless, two button mouse? Hell, I'll take physical buttons over t...
by Magic Molly
Wed Dec 16, 2009 5:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0676: "Abstraction"
Replies: 88
Views: 17746

Re: "Abstraction" Discussion

Okay, my turn...you. Randall. Head. Out. Now. Seriously, ever since the QC "wireless internet" strip, I've been thinking about the physical principles of all the things around us...waves, everywhere I could go, right now, containing access info that could get me roughly anywhere in the wo...
by Magic Molly
Tue Dec 15, 2009 3:56 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2260328

Re: Confessional Bed - Not just for pillow talk!

lulzfish wrote:The final exam's gate is down.


Except that i'm not Bean, so i'm prolly gonna fail. That, and I suck at in class essays, as all my attempts to "study" for them do nothing. I hate being good in the subjects that are easy to study for. :cry:
by Magic Molly
Mon Dec 14, 2009 2:35 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Radians vs degrees (in java)
Replies: 7
Views: 5450

Re: Radians vs degrees (in java)

Lolwut? What would possess someone to define a function for conversion between radians and degrees. It's a constant-factor conversion. For conversion: rad = deg * pi / 180.0 As for what to use, use radians everywhere unless degrees is absolutely necessary. The issue is that degrees are absolutely n...
by Magic Molly
Sun Dec 13, 2009 8:16 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Radians vs degrees (in java)
Replies: 7
Views: 5450

Radians vs degrees (in java)

So for a little game i'm making, there are these bombs, with fuses, and a little flame at the end of the fuse. However, since the flame's spot is determined using sin and cos, I have to convert to radians. Because the fuse is made with an arc, in degrees, the fuse doesn't shorten at the same rate as...
by Magic Molly
Wed Dec 09, 2009 4:32 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Finding a point on an oval
Replies: 14
Views: 2770

Re: Finding a point on an oval

Well, I managed to get my project working as I wanted it to. For those at all interested, it was a little coding thing, where i needed the graphics to be able to draw a flame on a fuse. However, the fuse was curved. Here is the segment of my code that utilized this: import java.awt.*; import javax.s...

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