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by π=3.15
Tue Dec 15, 2009 5:49 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Facebook Argument
Replies: 14
Views: 3611

Re: Facebook Argument

Person B sounds like a troll, yeah.
by π=3.15
Tue Dec 15, 2009 4:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0666: "Silent Hammer"
Replies: 113
Views: 25537

Re: "Silent Hammer" Discussion

A plunger, lube and aspirin.
by π=3.15
Tue Dec 15, 2009 4:40 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Three secretive neighbors
Replies: 12
Views: 3398

Re: Three secretive neighbors

Alice lives at 23 Acacia Avenue. Bob lives at 27 Acacia Avenue. Carol lives at 36 Acacia Avenue. The set of possible addresses is [2 - 65]. Perfect Square: 4 9 16 25 36 49 64 (Carol?) Perfect Cubes: 8 27 64 (Alice?) Multiples of 23: 23 46 (Bob?) Is Carol's number a perfe...
by π=3.15
Tue Dec 15, 2009 3:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0663: "Sagan-Man"
Replies: 107
Views: 22934

Re: "Sagan-Man" Discussion

Carl Sagan is the man because his profundity can turn a thief into an astronomer. "We are the legacy of 15 billion years of cosmic evolution. We have a choice; we can enhance life and come to know the universe that made us, or we can squander our 15 billion year heritage in meaningless self-des...
by π=3.15
Tue Dec 15, 2009 3:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0673: "The Sun"
Replies: 157
Views: 34552

Re: "The Sun" Discussion

Never fall back is the funniest part of this comic
by π=3.15
Tue Dec 15, 2009 3:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0675: "Revolutionary"
Replies: 256
Views: 50471

Re: "Revolutionary" Discussion

I just edited my post to make it even clearer, since apparently even some people at this very intelligent webcomic forum fail to understand my brilliance. To simplify and draw a diagram in words, I am standing still. Relative to me, the train is moving left to right at .5c. Relative to the train, t...
by π=3.15
Mon Dec 14, 2009 9:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0675: "Revolutionary"
Replies: 256
Views: 50471

Re: "Revolutionary" Discussion

I just edited my post to make it even clearer, since apparently even some people at this very intelligent webcomic forum fail to understand my brilliance. To simplify and draw a diagram in words, I am standing still. Relative to me, the train is moving left to right at .5c. Relative to the train, t...
by π=3.15
Mon Dec 14, 2009 5:48 am UTC
Forum: Fictional Science
Topic: What is the mass of a feather?
Replies: 229
Views: 318195

Re: What is the mass of a feather?

Weigh yourself, eat the feather, weigh yourself again.
by π=3.15
Mon Dec 14, 2009 5:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0675: "Revolutionary"
Replies: 256
Views: 50471

Re: "Revolutionary" Discussion

Special relativity implies time dilation: moving clocks go slower than stationary clocks. So let's say that you're standing still, and a racecar goes by you at half the speed of light - the racecar's clock goes slower than your clock. But actually, you and the racecar are on a train moving at half ...
by π=3.15
Mon Dec 14, 2009 5:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0675: "Revolutionary"
Replies: 256
Views: 50471

Re: "Revolutionary" Discussion

Oh man if the train were going .99c and the racecar was going .99c on the train, the racecar would be 1.98c, he's right!

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