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by Essah
Fri Jun 17, 2016 1:38 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Trying to say "why" in 25 languages
Replies: 20
Views: 11248

Re: Trying to say "why" in 25 languages

to join the choire. Danish is wrong, The h is pronounced Hvorfor h airy sound like in the beginning of "which" or "whence" vor - (like "vo" as in "volley" and a Germanic R sound (in your throat) for - pretty much like for in British english with a silent r at ...
by Essah
Thu Sep 10, 2015 9:59 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: A feeble and pointless request about the color of text
Replies: 14
Views: 3876

Re: A feeble and pointless request about the color of text

ciaranbenson wrote:A friend of mine is triggered by grey text.


It's really hard not to laugh. Does he or she frequent tumblr a lot by chance?
by Essah
Thu Aug 27, 2015 7:33 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0058: "Orbital Speed"
Replies: 106
Views: 51654

Re: What-If 0058: "Orbital Speed"

this would seem relevant. Sorry for Thread necro.
2d browser game about orbiting a rocket. Sorry for the weird language :wink:
http://www.dr.dk/raketsimulator/
by Essah
Wed Aug 12, 2015 2:59 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: song suggestions for Ukulele-Cajon setup
Replies: 1
Views: 4850

song suggestions for Ukulele-Cajon setup

I recently formed a little mini-band kind of thing with a girl playing Ukulele(and singing), with myself on Cajon. We're currently trying to build a repertoire. We have about 7 songs so far that we can play. I'm looking for more songs like these that are suitable for a small acoustic setup like ours...
by Essah
Tue Jul 07, 2015 2:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1547: "Solar System Questions"
Replies: 98
Views: 17655

Re: 1547: "Solar System Questions"

I have what might be 2(ish) easier questions to answer. 1(ish): Why does the ISS orbit so closely? Is there an advantage to orbiting at that altitude? 2: Why don't we have an observational satellite at the Sun–Earth L 3 Lagrange Point? 1: Easy(ish) to resupply. 2: (a) It would be complicated to com...
by Essah
Thu Jun 25, 2015 2:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1542: "Scheduling Conflict"
Replies: 29
Views: 6211

Re: 1542: "Scheduling Conflict"

Whatever the newspaper's name, it appears very long - it's three whole lines! They should really think about rebranding soon. While your stories should be eye-catching, readers should at least be able to read your name. Art Pedantry: the "three lines" are just several squiggles representi...
by Essah
Mon Jun 22, 2015 1:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What's a motto with you?
Replies: 44
Views: 10144

Re: What's a motto with you?

"Livet er for kort til at bekymre sig om hvad andre synes" What language is that? And did you come up with it yourself, hear it somewhere and adopt it, inherit it as a family motto...? I came up with it, and it's Danish (my mother tongue) However the only motto of my own devising so far h...
by Essah
Fri Jun 19, 2015 10:35 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: anyone from monty python?
Replies: 27
Views: 7513

Re: anyone from monty python?

very nice. You should go, See the løveli lakes The wøndërful telephøne system And mäni interesting furry animals including the majestik møøse A Møøse once bit my sister... No realli!
by Essah
Fri Jun 19, 2015 9:26 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What sites do you go on when you're bored?
Replies: 107
Views: 107690

Re: What sites do you go on when you're bored?

Web comics (XKCD, QC, SatW)
XKCD forums (xkcd sw is my fav. thread)
medium.com/war-is-boring
heaviationist.com
theaviationist.com
Wikipedia
by Essah
Fri Jun 19, 2015 9:18 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What's a motto with you?
Replies: 44
Views: 10144

Re: What's a motto with you?

"Livet er for kort til at bekymre sig om hvad andre synes"

Translated: "Life is too short to worry about what others think" / "Life is too short to worry about other people's opinion"

It's more of a mantra I guess, something I strive to live by.
by Essah
Tue May 26, 2015 10:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1529: "Bracket"
Replies: 191
Views: 45179

Re: 1529: "Bracket"

Send this to "Epic Rap Battles Of History" on Youtube (If you don't know what that is you need to search for it on youtube like right now!)

Who'd you bet your money on in a rap battle?
by Essah
Mon May 11, 2015 3:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1523: Microdrones
Replies: 30
Views: 6470

Re: 1523: Microdrones

All your drone are belong to us. [EDIT: accidentally pluralised] It was never clear to me...is that that same CATS as can has cheezburger? I think it depends whether you accept the Grand Unified Meme or not. (To be honest, I only pretend to know what that stuff is all about. As long as you pepper y...
by Essah
Fri May 08, 2015 8:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1522: "Astronomy"
Replies: 31
Views: 6447

Re: 1522: "Astronomy"

Neil_Boekend wrote:They aint getting away from this idiot who can't figure out what the Beatle's song 'Fool on the Hill" was about by hiking up a hill.


you mean you're on the hill too?
by Essah
Wed Apr 29, 2015 2:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What are your "core" programs?
Replies: 55
Views: 13000

Re: What are your "core" programs?

for me It depends whether I'll be doing work or just private stuff Private Google Chrome WinRAR VLC Media player Teamspeak Skype Slack Windows app IceChat (IRC client) Steam Adobe Reader Notepad++ Photoshop (Not strictly needed but I like to have it installed for when I come across something that ne...
by Essah
Fri Mar 27, 2015 10:17 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: xkcd sightings in your hometown (and other places)
Replies: 384
Views: 111370

Re: xkcd sightings in your hometown (and other places)

I was walking through a book store when the cover of one particular book caught my eye.. there was something about the cover. It was displaying a T-Rex in a crane sling being held over a pit with tentacles reaching out, then I spotted a little familiar figure next to it. A stick man with disproporti...
by Essah
Fri Mar 13, 2015 1:32 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Cascading Dropdown menus in Sharepoint 2010
Replies: 0
Views: 3117

Cascading Dropdown menus in Sharepoint 2010

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2898 ... -spcascade
Any smart heads here able to help? Just reply in the stackoverflow thread if you got something.

thanks in advance.
by Essah
Sun Mar 08, 2015 11:05 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [EUR] Continental Europe!
Replies: 205
Views: 207014

Re: [EUR] Continental Europe!

So somewhat important update from what I wrote previously. I'm now living in Prague, permanently, which means that I don't know if I'll have the vacation to do the trip I was planning, BUT hey, I'm in Prague and it's awesome, so if anybody wanna pay a visit let me know!
by Essah
Sat Jan 24, 2015 6:46 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [EUR] Continental Europe!
Replies: 205
Views: 207014

Re: [EUR] Continental Europe!

I am interested, even if it is far away from the Netherlands. No promises yet. I will be a father by then, so I do not know how easy it will be to get away. Hasse, did you already have a plan where you might go? I have a list of Cities I'd like to go to, but I have no idea how many I'll be able to ...
by Essah
Wed Jan 21, 2015 12:53 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [EUR] Continental Europe!
Replies: 205
Views: 207014

Re: [EUR] Continental Europe!

Essah's yearly thread necro.

So yeah, I'm hoping to do some travelling in June-July and I'm if there's some people interested in a meetup. Potentially some that didn't participate in the previous as I don't think I will be coming around Netherland this time around (Sorry chaps)
by Essah
Wed Oct 29, 2014 3:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1440: Geese
Replies: 52
Views: 10955

Re: 1440: Geese

red birds are not really red, they just appear red because of the redshift happening when the bird and the earth is moving away from each other relatively.
by Essah
Fri Oct 10, 2014 2:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1432: "The Sake of Argument"
Replies: 203
Views: 33451

Re: 1432: "The Sake of Argument"

Another phrase we could do without is "It goes without saying" . So then why are you saying it? because it's the other person that said it Person A: "Oh we need to pack our sleeping bags too for our camping trip" Person B: "that goes without saying" Person B thinks it'...
by Essah
Tue Sep 09, 2014 3:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1418: "Horse"
Replies: 101
Views: 22925

Re: 1418: "Horse"

in before browser plugin to replace force with horse
by Essah
Mon Aug 11, 2014 10:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1406: "Universal Converter Box"
Replies: 162
Views: 36593

Re: 1406: "Universal Converter Box"

what if you need to convert between 2 types that are on the same side of the converter box?
buy another variant? or buy 2 converter boxes and an adapter to go between?
by Essah
Fri Jul 18, 2014 12:11 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Mornington Crescent
Replies: 2654
Views: 240989

Re: Mornington Crescent

Interesting tactic. I believe I could trap Vytron in the crescents for a few more turns Well, I think you just won yourself a Bastard Token :evil: I take my Four Turns: Afternoonton Crescent. Evenington Crescent. Noonton Crescent. Crescentton Crescent And no, I wasn't going for the bridge, I just w...
by Essah
Thu Jul 17, 2014 1:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1395: "Power Cord"
Replies: 38
Views: 9015

Re: 1395: "Power Cord"

mental image of a cloud of dust being blown up from the keyboard after entering /pipeTo/dev/input and pressing enter
by Essah
Tue Jun 17, 2014 12:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1382: Rocket Packs
Replies: 36
Views: 6675

Re: 1382: Rocket Packs

da Doctah wrote:
HES wrote: Every year: 'It's <year>--I want my jetpack


Starting next year, this will be replaced by "Where's my hoverboard".


It's full of Eels
by Essah
Mon Jun 02, 2014 9:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1376: "Jump"
Replies: 62
Views: 12025

Re: 1376: "Jump"

fast forward to this comic being like the balloon one where you can glide around a vast drawn area.
by Essah
Wed May 28, 2014 10:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1374: "Urn"
Replies: 91
Views: 16528

Re: 1374: "Urn"

orthogon wrote:What's an imaginary urn?


an urn that you imagine?
by Essah
Thu Apr 24, 2014 7:49 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: New and meaningful surnames
Replies: 33
Views: 15570

Re: New and meaningful surnames

forward4 wrote:'); DROP TABLE surnames;--


Bravo!
by Essah
Sun Mar 23, 2014 3:01 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Things to do or see in France, Benelux or Germany
Replies: 3
Views: 5713

Things to do or see in France, Benelux or Germany

Planning an Interrail trip around Benelux, France and possibly parts of Germany in July and I'm looking for suggestions for great things to do and see, especially finding those little hidden gems, a really nice remote village an overlooked town/city or a stunning piece of nature. Anything goes, but ...
by Essah
Thu Mar 13, 2014 10:32 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [EUR] Continental Europe!
Replies: 205
Views: 207014

Re: [EUR] Continental Europe June/July 2014

Soo June/July Summer meetup anyone? Was good fun last year. Drop a reply if you're interested and note your requirements/preferences on location. I'm good for practically anywhere in Denmark, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg or France since I'll be out and about for adventure sometime June/...
by Essah
Mon Feb 17, 2014 8:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1331: "Frequency"
Replies: 148
Views: 35733

Re: 1331: "Frequency"

Dontget wrote:It would be really cool to assign appropriate sound samples to each of these and create a sort of minimalist piece of music out of the chance coincidences of these events.


what do you wanna bet that in a page or 2 (or maybe even less) somebody will have done that?
by Essah
Tue Feb 04, 2014 2:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Anticipation thread: What are you waiting for?
Replies: 10
Views: 5019

Re: Anticipation thread: What are you waiting for?

going interrail around Europe in the summer. mainly France and possibly some Germany and England. can't frickkin wait Remember to check whether the journeys you plan on making need advance seat reservations, and consider whether it would be cheaper to fly on budget airlines. for me avoiding just th...
by Essah
Tue Feb 04, 2014 12:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Has anyone tried the 28 hour day?
Replies: 51
Views: 54881

Re: Has anyone tried the 28 hour day?

I've kinda done this during summer breaks before, except it wasn't a planned out thing. It just happened because I had nothing telling me to go to bed or to get up. Most days it was something like 26 hour day 11 hours sleep and 14-15 hours awake. during the course of the time I did that I've probabl...
by Essah
Tue Feb 04, 2014 11:37 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9560
Views: 1094933

Re: What are you listening to?

Of Monsters And Men
AMAZING ALBUM!!
by Essah
Tue Feb 04, 2014 10:35 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Anticipation thread: What are you waiting for?
Replies: 10
Views: 5019

Re: Anticipation thread: What are you waiting for?

going interrail around Europe in the summer. mainly France and possibly some Germany and England.
can't frickkin wait
by Essah
Wed Jan 29, 2014 12:48 pm UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: windows clock to Dec31 23:59 2099
Replies: 5
Views: 6444

windows clock to Dec31 23:59 2099

Has anyone tried what happens if you set the computer date and time to last available and let it tick over. I'm hesitant in case it'll mess up some of my programs. I read somewhere most websites won't work due to some security and your pc appearing "suspicious" but that might just be inter...
by Essah
Fri Jan 24, 2014 10:19 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0080: "Pile of Viruses"
Replies: 95
Views: 20960

Re: What-If 0080: "Pile of Viruses"

I hate to be pedantic but as far as I know Virus in plural is not viruses but Vira (latin something something)
by Essah
Fri Jan 24, 2014 10:09 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts
Replies: 9870
Views: 1778981

Re: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts

Jumping into Windows Store/Metro/WinRT Apps from WPF is reeeally annoying when you constantly find neat simple classes and methods you're used to using missing completely, often without a direct replacement. Don't even get me started on the sandbox design that prevents access to the system files sav...

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