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by gmrple
Mon Dec 19, 2011 5:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0992: "Mnemonics"
Replies: 278
Views: 53266

Re: 0992: "Mnemonics"

My favorite way to remember resistor colors was posted on Reddit a couple months back. Sadly I can't find the post at the moment, or I'd give you a direct link :-( Here it goes: First you've got two types of bears; B lack and B rown, these should be in alphabetical order. Next you have ROYGBIV (colo...
by gmrple
Fri Jul 22, 2011 5:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0928: "Mimic Octopus"
Replies: 166
Views: 39574

Re: 0928: Mimic Octopus

If there are two of them, would it be a hexapus?


No, because the prefix hex means six. You probably think it means sixteen because people often shorten the word "hexadecimal" to "hex".
by gmrple
Fri Jan 28, 2011 6:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0853: "Consecutive Vowels"
Replies: 159
Views: 36057

Re: 0852: "Consecutive Vowels"

Queuing is a good woody sort of word.
by gmrple
Wed Dec 08, 2010 7:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0831: "Weather Radar"
Replies: 104
Views: 16641

Re: 0831: "Weather Radar"

As a lifeguard I can confirm this phenomenon.
by gmrple
Fri Aug 27, 2010 4:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0785: "Open Mic Night"
Replies: 89
Views: 17051

Re: "Open Mic Night" discussion (#785)

Oh glorious day! There is not just one, but two hat guys!
by gmrple
Wed Apr 21, 2010 4:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0730: "Circuit Diagram"
Replies: 254
Views: 85552

Re: "Circuit Diagram" Discussion

Anyone figured out the equivalent resistance of the crazy mess of resistors? should be pretty simple after a couple Delta-Y transforms. I'll probably work it out on the train tomorrow.
by gmrple
Wed Apr 21, 2010 4:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0730: "Circuit Diagram"
Replies: 254
Views: 85552

Re: "Circuit Diagram" Discussion

Does anyone know what the symbol with the circle and the squiggly line represents? That's not an aspect of a circuit diagram that I recognize and I can't find anything that looks like that in a quick Google search. There are at least two of them in the diagram, one next to the "omit this if yo...
by gmrple
Sun Feb 07, 2010 5:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0567: "Urgent Mission"
Replies: 129
Views: 26463

Re: "Urgent Mission" Discussion

This really is an epic comic.
by gmrple
Fri Nov 20, 2009 5:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0665: "Prudence"
Replies: 123
Views: 30117

Re: "Prudence" Discussion

Narnia rocks! xD

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