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by user24
Tue May 04, 2010 11:18 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: "Color Survey Results" Discussion
Replies: 3
Views: 1203

Re: "Color Survey Results" Discussion

I plugged randall's most common data into a JS 3d engine so you can explore the space:

xkcd color space visualisation

It's mostly just a pretty widget, not sure if this kind of visualisation has a practical application, beyond aiding in understanding how an rgb cube looks.
by user24
Mon Nov 02, 2009 10:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0657: "Movie Narrative Charts"
Replies: 337
Views: 151482

Re: "Movie Narrative Charts" Discussion

I know it's been posted already (twice) but... well I made an image and everything:
Image
by user24
Mon Jun 09, 2008 11:58 am UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Previously: Journal 404
Replies: 1
Views: 1717

Previously: Journal 404

http://xkcd.com/433/ links to http://xkcd.com/374/%22 in the header, but it should link to http://xkcd.com/374/ (no quote mark)

currently it 404s. Just thought you should know.
by user24
Fri Oct 26, 2007 6:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0334: "Wasteland"
Replies: 199
Views: 29426

Re: "Wasteland" discussion

Owehn wrote:It looks more like the source of the light is from the center of the horizon: the shadows of the rock on the right-hand side are toward the right as well. Perhaps it's an invisible sunset, or the sun is low in the sky but not visible.

yes, that makes more sense, especially given the rocks.
by user24
Fri Oct 26, 2007 6:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0334: "Wasteland"
Replies: 199
Views: 29426

Re: "Wasteland" discussion

Is it just me or are the wrong side of the mountains shaded? (Given the direction of the shadow from the figure and the tree, I mean)...
by user24
Thu Apr 12, 2007 10:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0245: "Floor Tiles"
Replies: 252
Views: 70920

Xane wrote:i would always move my head around so the windsheild wipers wouldnt intesect with telophone poles or signs.

yes! I always tried to get overhead wires to stay in the same spot on the windshield as we drove. I was always disappointed when the wires suddenly veered off, or we changed lanes.

why?
by user24
Tue Apr 10, 2007 2:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0245: "Floor Tiles"
Replies: 252
Views: 70920

that is tricky, in terms of most efficient path. I'd be tempted to swing/skid around the corners as if I was going really fast and was quite heavy, and my steering couldn't compensate well enough. EDIT: although, I would end up crashing into the aquarium too often. EDIT2: it would be a fun corner to...
by user24
Mon Apr 09, 2007 11:31 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRODUCTIONS THREAD
Replies: 3985
Views: 695269

hello. well, I'm user24. [plug]I run puremango.co.uk [/plug]. I've nearly finished my BA in philosophy/IT. blah. hello. EDIT: oh, yeah, "how I found xkcd", right. discovered it yesterday, read all of them. re-read them, tagged my faves on del.icio.us. i actually can't remember how I found ...
by user24
Mon Apr 09, 2007 10:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0052: "Secret Worlds"
Replies: 29
Views: 8362

actually, I think if you concatenate the "inside" and "magnificent" bubbles, you can put everything in any order, but I'm too lazy to work that out.
by user24
Mon Apr 09, 2007 10:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0052: "Secret Worlds"
Replies: 29
Views: 8362

those white ones are the same color I was going to point that out. It annoys me how you can read the text bubbles in any order whatsoever except the ones beginning "inside", "magnificent" and "not just", which have to be read in that order, at the end. (obviously I'm e...

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