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by Binary.Tobis
Fri Jun 03, 2011 7:15 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: My write-up of the "Blue Eyes" solution (SPOILER A
Replies: 1368
Views: 416023

Re: My write-up of the "Blue Eyes" solution (SPOILER A

Very interesting, it's like the Monty Hall problem in terms of the "Ooooh..." moment. I completely understand and agree with the solution even if I didn't get it myself (still thinking emotionally I guess). I was going to say that if the islanders didn't WANT to be on the island, logically...
by Binary.Tobis
Tue Dec 09, 2008 8:03 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What gifts are you giving your friends/relatives?
Replies: 18
Views: 2359

What gifts are you giving your friends/relatives?

This forum seems to have a range of people covering all of the people I am buying for, and I didn't see a thread covering it so I thought I'd ask. What gifts are you fine forum goers getting for others? I got a lot of great gifts last year so I am all burned out on ideas. :shock:
by Binary.Tobis
Sat Sep 15, 2007 10:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0313: "Insomnia"
Replies: 167
Views: 37248

Oh man, this is EXACTLY how I feel looking at my clock. I will wake up at 2:30 AM and look at my clock and think "fourteen hours? why is the army yelling so early? Oh good, it's only seven, I still have time to use the back door." and I will slap my snooze button even though the alarm isn'...
by Binary.Tobis
Fri Nov 03, 2006 2:37 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Voyeurism on Google
Replies: 17
Views: 7148

I've found some pretty cool japanese ones, we should like post the "best of"s on here and start a list of good webcams.

(I found a storage room one with the name of the company and like adresses on the boxes. :twisted: )
by Binary.Tobis
Thu Nov 02, 2006 6:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Voyeurism on Google
Replies: 17
Views: 7148



All I found was hot babes on the beach. :cry: Some people get all of the luck.
by Binary.Tobis
Thu Nov 02, 2006 6:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Halloween (and Othertime) Costume Ideas
Replies: 262
Views: 46860

I was Waldo. :P
by Binary.Tobis
Thu Nov 02, 2006 6:06 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: math for laughs...
Replies: 72
Views: 31969

Heirtopendragon wrote:Sin x / n = 6


That is the dumbest thing ever.

Well... maybe a little funny. :P
by Binary.Tobis
Mon Oct 23, 2006 4:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I want this so... so.. so... much...
Replies: 22
Views: 7834

My friend has this program and I think I saw one of these markers where I work the other day. o_o I know what I am doing today.
by Binary.Tobis
Mon Oct 23, 2006 4:35 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Type xkcd with your forehead
Replies: 200
Views: 36949

ERTW wrote:this is just some sort of fiendish plot to find out how sharp our foreheads are, isn't it?


Like the last starfighter, the one with the sharpest head will be chosen.
by Binary.Tobis
Mon Oct 09, 2006 4:39 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ?ereh sdrawkcab gnihtyreve epyt uoy od yhW
Replies: 34
Views: 14854

mewyn wrote:And especially worse if they breathe fire!


They've evolved past that long ago, it kills too fast. :)

You live exactly as long as the raptor decides it wants you to.
by Binary.Tobis
Mon Oct 09, 2006 4:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: We should be ashamed...
Replies: 5
Views: 3234

We should be ashamed...

Or at least it feels like we should be, luring a science-minded NASA worker away and making him draw pretty pictures to make us chuckle. NASA is surely at a loss.

Mmmmmmmm but these comics are damn funny... I am going to go buy another shirt.
by Binary.Tobis
Mon Oct 09, 2006 4:06 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Oil Painting I did a year ago
Replies: 2
Views: 3778

I'd definatly hang it in my room.
by Binary.Tobis
Wed Oct 04, 2006 10:29 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: The Gambling Tyrant
Replies: 26
Views: 13643

Here's a very interesting probability problem, the St. Petersburg Paradox, as quoted from Wikipedia: In a game of chance, you pay a fixed fee to enter, and then a fair coin will be tossed repeatedly until a "tails" first appears, ending the game. The "pot" starts at 1 dollar and...
by Binary.Tobis
Wed Oct 04, 2006 10:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Nobel Prize
Replies: 13
Views: 5626

Cowie wrote:I don't see anyone buying it because of that, or having been stumped on buying it until they saw that.
even if randy added a starburst with the text 'AS SEEN ON NOBEL PRIZE!'...


It convinced me to buy one. :oops:
by Binary.Tobis
Wed Oct 04, 2006 10:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0165: "Turn Signals"
Replies: 54
Views: 22634

Marlayna wrote:You couldn't have noticed a difference of 1/20th of a second; perhaps you meant half a second? :?


Well my point was it was barely noticable. :)
by Binary.Tobis
Wed Oct 04, 2006 10:07 pm UTC
Forum: News
Topic: Shirts
Replies: 51
Views: 74821

Ok, I bought the science shirt. You are officially the first webcomic to break me. :) Also the mobius bracelet sounds pretty sweet.
by Binary.Tobis
Mon Oct 02, 2006 4:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Obscene word games (f*cking jacket, ass-car)
Replies: 131
Views: 44115

Marrow wrote:Nah, I just see ass whole as a mispelling, because it sounds exactly the same. (If anything its more difficult, increasing its assinine qualities.)


assinine
by Binary.Tobis
Mon Oct 02, 2006 3:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0165: "Turn Signals"
Replies: 54
Views: 22634

This happened to me the other day. I have the habit of watching the guy in front of my and agonizing over the hope that that extra blink will never come. This guy was 1/20 or so of a second ahead of me so I kept thinking he was faster, but just as the light turned green I noticed that they were in s...
by Binary.Tobis
Fri Sep 29, 2006 7:04 pm UTC
Forum: News
Topic: Guitar Hero
Replies: 21
Views: 39868

Tried guitar hero a few days ago. Apparently I suck really bad. :P But now when I hear songs I see colors.
by Binary.Tobis
Fri Sep 29, 2006 6:52 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: A very interesting Mathematical Paradox
Replies: 387
Views: 156046

Shoofle wrote:.999 != 1
.999-.333 != 1-.333
.333 != .667
Sorry I couldn't use proper not equal to signs, I didn't have them.



Here ya go ≠. You should be able to copy and paste.
by Binary.Tobis
Fri Sep 29, 2006 6:47 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Cancer Test
Replies: 11
Views: 8472

I got 7.76%. I don't get it, is there a trick to it? It seems kind of obvious...
by Binary.Tobis
Wed Sep 27, 2006 1:38 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: English Officer
Replies: 33
Views: 16479

Lexington wrote:Since the officer died immediately, there's no way to know what he was dreaming.


You stole mine. :P
by Binary.Tobis
Wed Sep 27, 2006 1:21 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Dead Rising
Replies: 56
Views: 9760

I believe it's the best title on the 360 so far. Even so, I didn't manage to play it for too long. It was more fun to watch my roommate play than it was for me to get frustrated at forgetting to save. *cries* I was level 8 before I finished the first part of the first case because of save issues. (...
by Binary.Tobis
Wed Sep 27, 2006 1:13 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Monty Hall Problem [solution discussion]
Replies: 68
Views: 25770

Wow.... Thanks for that. I am a probability nut so this is neat. It makes sense because he always opens a wrong door. <At least that was the part I had to think about>
by Binary.Tobis
Wed Sep 27, 2006 12:59 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: A very interesting Mathematical Paradox
Replies: 387
Views: 156046

wisnij wrote:
Marrow wrote:Sorry, there is no covincing by saying something the same way repeatedly. Would this also mean that 0.666... and 0.667 are equal by the same reasoning.

No.


Very to the point.
by Binary.Tobis
Wed Sep 27, 2006 12:45 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRODUCTIONS THREAD
Replies: 3985
Views: 679885

ERTW wrote:Yeah! He and I shared an igloo at camp one summer. Small world, no?


Haha people always believe me when I tell them I ride a polar bear to school. :lol: People are so gullible. Someone at my college got killed by a moose for trying to ride it.
by Binary.Tobis
Mon Sep 25, 2006 11:51 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRODUCTIONS THREAD
Replies: 3985
Views: 679885

19/Male/Alaska

I am a Mechanical Engineering student, second year. Also, I think this comic is freaking hilarious.

(I am also coveting that "Science, it works bitches" shirt so bad. And that path efficiency one is my entire world.)
by Binary.Tobis
Mon Sep 25, 2006 11:36 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Surrender
Replies: 49
Views: 10555

Jerf wrote:Links are fun.


They are also the ammo for the New War.
by Binary.Tobis
Mon Sep 25, 2006 11:19 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: See? SEE?
Replies: 54
Views: 19397

Oh no! I am ill-prepared! I need to change my 'For when "it" happens' plan to include not only zombies, but raptors and raptor-zombies as well. So much to do!
by Binary.Tobis
Mon Sep 25, 2006 10:48 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Dead Rising
Replies: 56
Views: 9760

I'm up to 35,000 zombies run over. Me and my posse played through last night while playing the ZOMBIES!!! board game simotaneously. Mwahahahahhaa. We also listened to Rob Zombie in the background. (That one was on purpose.)
by Binary.Tobis
Mon Sep 25, 2006 10:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0162: "Angular Momentum"
Replies: 103
Views: 58787

And that's assuming she's standing on the north pole... if she's standing elsewhere on the planet, you get confusing stuff in three dimensions... *phew* Ok I was worried that I was silly. Wouldn't she be turning the axis of the earth as well? That would be disasterous and cause storms and riots and...
by Binary.Tobis
Mon Sep 25, 2006 10:22 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: I got one.
Replies: 48
Views: 21685

I feel silly for not getting the answer sooner. :)
by Binary.Tobis
Mon Sep 25, 2006 10:09 pm UTC
Forum: News
Topic: Shirts
Replies: 51
Views: 74821

This is the closest I have ever come to buying shirts online. :cry: You have me torn!
by Binary.Tobis
Mon Sep 25, 2006 4:54 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Newcombian philosophy
Replies: 104
Views: 29034

No matter what the trick is or rules preceeding the choice, I would pick Box B because I know a powerful being would do something odd and that B would have an extraordinary benefit. If B turned out to have nothing in it, then I am no worse off than I was two minutes before when I had no expectation ...

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