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by somitomi
Fri Dec 16, 2016 10:55 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 6687
Views: 399725

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

What's that?
...probably not.

A vinyl single?
by somitomi
Fri Dec 16, 2016 10:09 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Avatar Game
Replies: 259
Views: 32896

Re: The Avatar Game

Let's get all bird-colour variations out of the way:
rainbow-bird.jpg
rainbow-bird.jpg (22.48 KiB) Viewed 960 times
by somitomi
Fri Dec 16, 2016 7:38 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Awkward answers
Replies: 29
Views: 1248

Re: Awkward answers

The neighbour's dog does it in five, although I still suspect him of biting on it.

What's the best way to discipline kids?
by somitomi
Fri Dec 16, 2016 7:20 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess The Next Poster
Replies: 21474
Views: 1008979

Re: Guess The Next Poster

somitomi wrote:
somitomi wrote:Yes.

SirGabriel?


What have you done?
ETA: Just been ninja'd twice...
by somitomi
Fri Dec 16, 2016 5:09 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess The Next Poster
Replies: 21474
Views: 1008979

Re: Guess The Next Poster

somitomi wrote:Yes.

SirGabriel?
by somitomi
Thu Dec 15, 2016 8:17 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Foil the plans
Replies: 86
Views: 2549

Re: Foil the plans

I get a mouse to stand on the taser. Needless to say the elephant is scared away.

Also, OUCH!
by somitomi
Thu Dec 15, 2016 8:12 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess The Next Poster
Replies: 21474
Views: 1008979

Re: Guess The Next Poster

Yes.

SirGabriel?
by somitomi
Thu Dec 15, 2016 5:10 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: What's the best battery cell?
Replies: 17
Views: 1777

Re: What's the best battery cell?

Soupspoon wrote:
somitomi wrote:See, maybe I shouldn't get into arguments about batteries, when I don't even read the labels properly. :mrgreen:
There are positives and negatives, whether or not you do read them... :P

Positives and negatives are especially important with batteries in my experience.
by somitomi
Thu Dec 15, 2016 1:50 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess The Next Poster
Replies: 21474
Views: 1008979

Re: Guess The Next Poster

Nope.
Snide sniper?
by somitomi
Thu Dec 15, 2016 10:49 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: xkcd Skyscraper
Replies: 1093
Views: 31684

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Floor 1028 contains a group of university students placed there to disrupt the perpetual motion machine on floors 1022 through 1024 by constantly stealing coffee and productivity. They also occasionally steal civets, because they're cute.
by somitomi
Thu Dec 15, 2016 10:35 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: What's the best battery cell?
Replies: 17
Views: 1777

Re: What's the best battery cell?

Possibly because some disposable batteries (button cells mostly) use lithium-ion technology. Note: There is a difference between Lithium Ion batteries (which move lithium-ions around internally), and Lithium batteries (where Lithium is used as a cathode and/or anode as part of the reaction) Lithium...
by somitomi
Wed Dec 14, 2016 1:28 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Game of Patience
Replies: 19
Views: 1533

Re: The Game of Patience

And somitomi takes the lead.
by somitomi
Wed Dec 14, 2016 1:08 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Thread Necromancy: Mexican Standoff Edition!
Replies: 53
Views: 3049

Re: Thread Necromancy: Mexican Standoff Edition!

Second place here I come!
by somitomi
Wed Dec 14, 2016 1:06 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Thread Necromancy III: Electric Boogaloo II
Replies: 42
Views: 6340

Re: Thread Necromancy III: Electric Boogaloo II

And now, up I go (a bit).
by somitomi
Wed Dec 14, 2016 1:01 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: What's the best battery cell?
Replies: 17
Views: 1777

Re: What's the best battery cell?

So, synchronicty being what it is, I hope you like that fortuitous FYI. I definitely do, although I wonder what happened to batteries before. It is of course possible, that they were recycled into something else like plastic bottles (as far as I know, those are not made into bottles again). In gene...
by somitomi
Tue Dec 13, 2016 10:00 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Maident Enterprises
Replies: 29
Views: 1008

Re: Maident Enterprises

I assume the conditional means a gravity tarp does not come with the spaceship as standard, so I have 25/25 cargo and the rest is left behind. Anyhow, rolling for Space Santa: 57 (so that means a visit, right?) And so I receive a gift, and roll for him taking something: 43 (so he doesn't, right?) PS...
by somitomi
Tue Dec 13, 2016 11:01 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Broken Picture Telephone
Replies: 312
Views: 58757

Re: Broken Picture Telephone

Picture:
Spoiler:
rajz.jpg
It's been a while, since I last tried any sort of "artistic" (i.e. not tecnical or doodle) drawing.
by somitomi
Tue Dec 13, 2016 10:57 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Maident Enterprises
Replies: 29
Views: 1008

Re: Maident Enterprises

Staying on course, rolled a ten (10). Just what the hell am I going to do with all this cargo? Can I have the bootlid open, held down by bungee cords?
by somitomi
Mon Dec 12, 2016 9:07 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Do not look at this chicken
Replies: 37
Views: 1083

Re: Do not look at this chicken

by somitomi
Mon Dec 12, 2016 9:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1771: "It Was I"
Replies: 61
Views: 5593

Re: 1771: "It Was I"

WibblyWobbly wrote:
kevo31415 wrote:If you called me on the phone and asked "Is this Kevin?" and I answered, "Yes, this is he," would you correct me?


Yes, but only to request you say instead "I am he" and then break out into "I Am the Walrus."

You say goodbye, I say hello.
by somitomi
Mon Dec 12, 2016 8:58 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: What's the best battery cell?
Replies: 17
Views: 1777

Re: What's the best battery cell?

I personally think all non-rechargable batteries are a horrendous waste, and should be banned as soon as possible. Other than that I have no clear opinion (mostly because I haven't even heard of some of these options), but the Lithium-ion batteries in my phone and laptop serve me well. The main iss...
by somitomi
Mon Dec 12, 2016 5:03 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Generic Game
Replies: 477
Views: 7603

Re: Generic Game

This is a post continuing the game while pretending to be oblivious to the post above, but in fact not wanting to join other game with that much of a disadvantage.
by somitomi
Mon Dec 12, 2016 2:12 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Maident Enterprises
Replies: 29
Views: 1008

Re: Maident Enterprises

Let's see if I'm doing this right. Ship: #1 Name (*thinks about it like it's the most important thing in the universe*): Cosmos Captain: Farkas Bertalan Color: "electric mucus" (that's light green if you don't want to sound like an idiot) If I'm not mistaken, I have 10 credits, which I spe...
by somitomi
Sat Dec 10, 2016 11:04 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: 1/xy
Replies: 12
Views: 4420

Re: 1/xy

And that's why I hate that slanted nonsense. It's a really nice example of the horizontal division bar being so much better. If I'm really pressed to interpret it, it'd be 1/(xy), because anyone writing y/x as (1/x)y clearly deserves some kind of punishment for it, but otherwise I'd recommend using ...
by somitomi
Sat Dec 10, 2016 10:45 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 6687
Views: 399725

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Got five or six in about the same number of seconds, so yes.

Miniature model of a vehicle?
by somitomi
Sat Dec 10, 2016 10:19 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: What's the best battery cell?
Replies: 17
Views: 1777

Re: What's the best battery cell?

I personally think all non-rechargable batteries are a horrendous waste, and should be banned as soon as possible. Other than that I have no clear opinion (mostly because I haven't even heard of some of these options), but the Lithium-ion batteries in my phone and laptop serve me well.
by somitomi
Sat Dec 10, 2016 10:16 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: μTorrent pronunciation
Replies: 43
Views: 16288

Re: μTorrent pronunciation

Mü-torrent or microtorrent for me, but I know the enitre greek alphabet (including a number of glyph variations1 on sigma, phi and theta) thanks to university.

1: I also had to develop the ability to recognise certain chalk-squiggles used by professors to represent things like xi.
by somitomi
Fri Dec 09, 2016 2:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1770: "UI Change"
Replies: 56
Views: 5786

Re: 1770: "UI Change"

This is just slightly better than the dreaded user guide, that pops up after every update to tell me how to use the app even though there wasn't any significant change to the UI. (and so even that one annoying part of the UI remains stubbornly unchanged)
by somitomi
Thu Dec 08, 2016 10:16 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Minimize the post:view ratio! (view, but don't post)
Replies: 161
Views: 327727

Re: Minimize the post:view ratio! (view, but don't post)

Don't you think playing this game alone is crazy?
by somitomi
Thu Dec 08, 2016 10:11 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Thread Necromancy: Mexican Standoff Edition!
Replies: 53
Views: 3049

Re: Thread Necromancy: Mexican Standoff Edition!

Yay.
Now I'm in 4th place.
by somitomi
Thu Dec 08, 2016 9:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1769: "Never seen Star Wars"
Replies: 85
Views: 6039

Re: 1769: "Never seen Star Wars"

Hungarian translations/subtitles are known to fail occasionally. I don't remember particulars either, but I recall the subtitles in the Sound of Music taking liberties, especially with slightly risqué 1 lines (now there's a word I just learned). 1 : by some pretty strict standards anyway, which mak...
by somitomi
Wed Dec 07, 2016 10:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1769: "Never seen Star Wars"
Replies: 85
Views: 6039

Re: 1769: "Never seen Star Wars"

The worst thing about Star Wars for me is that by the time I decided to watch it, the big twist [about a certain character's parentage] has been already spoiled for me. The first one I saw (and actually, the first movie I ever saw in a theater) was Return of the Jedi, so the twist was never a twist...
by somitomi
Wed Dec 07, 2016 5:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1769: "Never seen Star Wars"
Replies: 85
Views: 6039

Re: 1769: "Never seen Star Wars"

Happy to chime in on this one since I've never seen it either! So don't go spreading spoilers around this thread Funny thing is that everyone who knows me thinks I've seen them and am a big fan. Haven't read all the LOTR yet either and people think I'm an expert at that too. The worst thing about S...
by somitomi
Tue Dec 06, 2016 9:31 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Musical Chain Game
Replies: 9
Views: 2621

Re: Musical Chain Game

dubsola wrote:Indeed! In fact both records were released on Rough Trade.

Neat. And kind of surprising, considering the label is British and the artists are American and German respectively.
By the way (in case the only active participant missed it): the thread has moved to Forum Games, thanks SecondTalon!
by somitomi
Tue Dec 06, 2016 8:47 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess The Next Poster
Replies: 21474
Views: 1008979

Re: Guess The Next Poster

emlightened wrote:
flicky1991 wrote:
somitomi wrote:
flicky1991 wrote:
SirGabriel wrote:No.

username?
by somitomi
Tue Dec 06, 2016 8:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1768: "Settling"
Replies: 50
Views: 5476

Re: 1768: "Settling"

azule wrote:
J%r wrote:Is it bad that I initially thought it was about suicide?

How many lives do you have? I mean how many have you gotten?

Maybe he's a character from an old video game, who gets three lives for a quarter.
by somitomi
Mon Dec 05, 2016 10:52 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Musical Chain Game
Replies: 9
Views: 2621

Re: Musical Chain Game

Gotcha'!
I think it's that both artists worked with Rough Trade Records. Now to think about a new link...

Maybe this will do:The Chills-Pink Frost
by somitomi
Mon Dec 05, 2016 10:28 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Ninja'd: the game
Replies: 45
Views: 1559

Re: Ninja'd: the game

I think I just got the smallest amount of points possible (until someone sets X to some even more ridiculously large number).
Still, it's points.
by somitomi
Mon Dec 05, 2016 8:07 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess The Next Poster
Replies: 21474
Views: 1008979

Re: Guess The Next Poster

Apparently.

emlightened?
by somitomi
Mon Dec 05, 2016 8:02 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Generic Game
Replies: 477
Views: 7603

Re: Generic Game

And this is one asking if double posts are allowed.

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