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by ZerothRoot
Mon Apr 02, 2012 6:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1037: "Umwelt"
Replies: 478
Views: 319020

Re: 1037(?): Umwelt

I've hacked together a script to play with the comic-generation system. For example, these options produce this image . Source code for the script is here if you want to run it in some other geographic location. I put in http://4chan.org as the referrer and got this gem: http://imgs.xkcd.com/a1pane...
by ZerothRoot
Mon Apr 02, 2012 5:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1037: "Umwelt"
Replies: 478
Views: 319020

Re: 1037(?): Umwelt

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This is wonderful Randall, thank you.

Also, when did imageshack start requiring registration?
by ZerothRoot
Mon Dec 28, 2009 6:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0681: "Gravity Wells"
Replies: 205
Views: 57170

Re: "Gravity Wells" Discussion

rollo wrote:10, the ideal multiple.


Oh you. :roll:

But yeah, cool comic.
by ZerothRoot
Fri Apr 03, 2009 4:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0564: "Crossbows"
Replies: 171
Views: 68913

Re: "Crossbows" Discussion

Do said crossbows fire glowing hot steel rods? Otherwise you just aren't doing it right.

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by ZerothRoot
Mon Mar 02, 2009 6:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0550: "Density"
Replies: 184
Views: 66530

Re: "Density" Discussion

Isn't it "yo dawg"? Or am I mistaken? Or is "sup" considered a meme too? I haven't quite been up to date with these things since I formed a babby. Sup /b/ etc. Speaking of finely grained, I love that he managed to actually mix two memes over top of each other (Yo dawg and mudkip...
by ZerothRoot
Mon Mar 02, 2009 5:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0550: "Density"
Replies: 184
Views: 66530

Re: "Density" Discussion

In b4 falcon punch.
by ZerothRoot
Sun Mar 01, 2009 5:19 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Best. Death. Ever.
Replies: 50
Views: 5858

Re: Best. Death. Ever.

Quite an inspiring story, I think every man should strive to die standing up. :P
by ZerothRoot
Mon Dec 22, 2008 7:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0520: "Cuttlefish"
Replies: 202
Views: 37970

Re: "Cuttlefish" Discussion

I just got through zombie-proofing my house, now you're telling me I have to defend against cuddlefish too?
by ZerothRoot
Sat Mar 22, 2008 4:21 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The All-Knowing Google Image Search (may be NSFW)
Replies: 135
Views: 19610

Re: The All-Knowing Google Image Search (may be NSFW)

How many children will I have?
Spoiler:
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Why can't you tell me yourself?
Spoiler:
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Well now it all makes sense.
by ZerothRoot
Thu Aug 23, 2007 2:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0306: "Orphaned Projects"
Replies: 102
Views: 23232

Kiirani wrote:I think I thought it was some kind of rocket o.O


That's what I thought too, looking back I have to wonder why I didn't question my interpretation.
by ZerothRoot
Mon Aug 20, 2007 6:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0305: "Rule 34"
Replies: 196
Views: 114132

Czolgosz wrote:HAY GAIZ, RULES 1 AND 2?


Are for newfags is the end of that sentence.
by ZerothRoot
Mon Aug 20, 2007 6:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0305: "Rule 34"
Replies: 196
Views: 114132

froth wrote:our intrepid author reveals his nightly visits to 7chan by knowing what rule 34 is.. it's not a "internet thing" it's a 7chan thing.


No, it is an internet thing, though 4chan is responsible for writing the rule down.
by ZerothRoot
Fri Aug 17, 2007 12:44 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Immortality
Replies: 79
Views: 9397

Why would anyone want to live forever? "I'm going to live forever or die trying." That's a stupid question, if you don't want to live forever you're essentially commiting suicide. At any rate I have to agree that a copy of a person wouldn't really be the same as the original, of course if...
by ZerothRoot
Fri Aug 17, 2007 7:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0304: "Nighttime Stories"
Replies: 211
Views: 53883

I'd just like to say that I agree completely with this comic. Xenocide was pretty good but definately not as good as the preceding books.
by ZerothRoot
Fri Aug 03, 2007 3:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0298: "Tesla Coil"
Replies: 99
Views: 37251

Upon taking responsibility for this, we must focus on the reality we want to experience in order to create it." So if you get enough people to believe in something that makes it true? In that case I suggest we all start believing in my theory of temporal economics. I won't go into the details ...
by ZerothRoot
Fri Aug 03, 2007 7:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0298: "Tesla Coil"
Replies: 99
Views: 37251

It'd be pretty cool if I could shoot lightning out of my fingers and levitate but it would probably drive me insane not being able to learn why and how.
by ZerothRoot
Fri Jul 13, 2007 7:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0289: "Alone"
Replies: 208
Views: 55091

The OEIS worms its way into more and more parts of my life every day. A01203. Hot. The trick, of course, is to choose a sequence that's both interesting and grows slowly enough to remain tractable. The fifth element of the above, for example, would be difficult to sustain in foreplay for even the m...
by ZerothRoot
Wed Jul 11, 2007 5:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0288: "Elevator"
Replies: 119
Views: 30599

The "Zeppelin!" bit never gets old.
by ZerothRoot
Thu Jul 05, 2007 1:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0285: "Wikipedian Protester"
Replies: 116
Views: 40697

Here's a little something I whipped up in a few seconds that I believe is relevant to the discussion:

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by ZerothRoot
Wed Jul 04, 2007 7:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0285: "Wikipedian Protester"
Replies: 116
Views: 40697

Considering the amount of crap you see in political speeches it might be more appropriate to hold up Uncyclopedia templates.

"This speech is likely to be eaten by a grue!"

"Piece of crap warning"

"Satan loves this speech"
by ZerothRoot
Thu Jun 28, 2007 6:13 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Non-Sequitur Showdown.
Replies: 4346
Views: 553464

Ah man, you made me spill my lightbulb!
by ZerothRoot
Thu Jun 07, 2007 12:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0273: "Electromagnetic Spectrum"
Replies: 222
Views: 75344

space_raptor wrote:I was fine with the tampax reference. Some people need to get sicker senses of humour.


I concur.
by ZerothRoot
Tue Jun 05, 2007 5:51 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: What's your random number?
Replies: 92
Views: 22703

616 is what I came up with right now so I'll go with that.
by ZerothRoot
Sun May 27, 2007 6:00 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: About how math is taught. (Or: People who "can't do mat
Replies: 138
Views: 23236

I'd have to agree that the teacher has a lot to do with it (not that I've ever been the type to let teachers get in the way of my education), it also depends on whether or not the student in particular believes that they can be any good at math, something that is usually sqaushed early on by bad tea...
by ZerothRoot
Sat May 26, 2007 4:21 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: XKCD Meetup September 2007!
Replies: 651
Views: 138238

You'd fly from MARYLAND? That can't be that long a drive; maybe five hours? This is what I admire most about the American Psychology. Five hours is not a long drive. Especially if you live in Texas. Unfortunately, living in Texas might make it impractical for me to show up. We'll see how it works o...
by ZerothRoot
Sat May 26, 2007 3:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0268: "Choices: Part 5"
Replies: 112
Views: 27429

I loved, loved, loved this comic. This is what xkcd is all about; asking questions to strangers, filling your apartment with playpen balls... and kite boy is back! and kite boy is a physicist. maybe he will finish his relativity homework on her chest ;) That'd be interesting to see him try to turn ...
by ZerothRoot
Fri May 25, 2007 1:28 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Passionate about a calculator?
Replies: 139
Views: 24505

I still use my TI-83 silver. I have a TI-89, but I don't like how it doesn't take you immediately to the calculation screen ( can you set it up to do that? ). Also I find entering equations to be tedious. Maybe I'm just a TI-89 newbie though. Boo to casio... Yes, press the mode button, go down to w...
by ZerothRoot
Fri May 25, 2007 1:14 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: XKCD Meetup September 2007!
Replies: 651
Views: 138238

You'd fly from MARYLAND? That can't be that long a drive; maybe five hours? This is what I admire most about the American Psychology. Five hours is not a long drive. Especially if you live in Texas. Unfortunately, living in Texas might make it impractical for me to show up. We'll see how it works o...
by ZerothRoot
Fri May 25, 2007 12:49 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Atheism
Replies: 781
Views: 107289

Yes, I'm an atheist, the concept of gods just doesn't make sense to me on either a logical or ethical basis. It hasn't really affected the way people see me as much as you might think it would, and I live in Texas (granted it's Houston, Texas but still). As for the story of how I came to be an athei...
by ZerothRoot
Fri May 25, 2007 12:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0267: "Choices: Part 4"
Replies: 137
Views: 39589

[the latter, ironically enough, comes from that red heads all seem like siblings to me in some way.] Thank you! I've never been able to explain that phenomenon! That's *exactly* what it is. the following is extremely out of character for me... After a couple days of eye-flirting (i.e. nothing verba...
by ZerothRoot
Wed May 23, 2007 7:52 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: How many digits of Pi do you know?
Replies: 445
Views: 108463

I memorized 100 digits at one point but I forgot them a week later. Now all I remember is 3.141592653589793238462643383.
by ZerothRoot
Wed Mar 28, 2007 10:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0241: "Battle Room"
Replies: 199
Views: 68255

Yes, I too made this account simply to comment on this comic. This has gotta be one of my favorite ones ever, I love Ender's Game and I love bad puns. I'm sure the t-shirts for this one will make the author very rich.

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