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by Malbert
Sat Mar 22, 2008 7:52 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Forassassins (between game discussion)
Replies: 108
Views: 8324

Re: Forassassins

The normal rule is that you can only assassinate your target. Without this rule, someone would just go on a rage and assassinate everyone. Also, yet, more people makes it work better. An easy way to see this is as follows: every time someone is killed, the game plays just as a new game, but with one...
by Malbert
Fri Mar 21, 2008 10:32 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Calvinball
Replies: 224
Views: 34298

Re: Calvinball

New rule: no soul kicks. That... hurt. I feel like I'm going to cry. Instead, as compensation, I receive the Calvinball!

Calvinball
Bruised soul
Iambic Point
Pedantry point
Highlander point.
Dirty paper bag (almost forgot about that)
by Malbert
Fri Mar 21, 2008 9:33 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Trigonometry
Replies: 1
Views: 912

Trigonometry

So I am normally not half bad at trigonometry, but I was taking a math contest sort of thing and got totally stumped by a problem. I am a little rusty because I am not taking a math class this year, but I feel like I wouldn't know how to solve this anyway. The problem is: Find the positive integer n...
by Malbert
Fri Mar 21, 2008 6:23 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Calvinball
Replies: 224
Views: 34298

Re: Calvinball

Line 2 doth miss the end of its fifth iamb. Under Elizabethan Modification rules, any players that attempt to write in iambic pentameter yet fail must emancipate all carpetbags in their possession. We're free! In the language as written by Shakespeare, the "ed" suffix is pronounced as a f...
by Malbert
Fri Mar 21, 2008 6:00 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)
Replies: 36934
Views: 2425999

Re: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)

what if I can't think of anything to say? Then I accidentally viewed it, but cannot post. It is a bummer. That is probably why there are so much more views than posts (although the ratio is high)

oh I know! I can just talk about the Meta of this thread. wait... what?
by Malbert
Fri Mar 21, 2008 5:57 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Forassassins (between game discussion)
Replies: 108
Views: 8324

Re: Forassassins

so we have three signups so far. I don't know what number will work best for this game, but the more the merrier always works with this loose format. I figure signups should continue until everyone is chill with the rules and wants to start, and we aren't receiving new sign ups. There might not be a...
by Malbert
Fri Mar 21, 2008 5:47 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Calvinball
Replies: 224
Views: 34298

Re: Calvinball

This bag of marbles to thee giveth I,
Returned to me, the carpetbag is.

I doth receiveth one iambic point
for the beauty of my pentameter.
by Malbert
Fri Mar 21, 2008 4:05 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Calvinball
Replies: 224
Views: 34298

Re: Calvinball

I invoke the bag trading rule! I give Deep Thought a sleeping bag in trade for the carpetbag . The rule states that you must except all trades of bags and baglike objects. I recommend sleeping in the sleeping bag, isn't there a rule about that? Anyways, I now have the Carpetbag. It also contains Act...
by Malbert
Fri Mar 21, 2008 3:55 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Forassassins (between game discussion)
Replies: 108
Views: 8324

Re: Forassassins

Any thread, any forum is what I was going for. Great point about dead threads sleepygamer! You must therefore not only be next post, but must also post within twelve hours of your target to kill . Actually, I don't know how fast the threads go on some boards, as I haven't visited all of them, but if...
by Malbert
Fri Mar 21, 2008 3:28 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Forassassins (between game discussion)
Replies: 108
Views: 8324

Forassassins (between game discussion)

As in forum assassins! Assassins is a game where you have a secret target, and if you "kill" your target, their target becomes your target. This game was obviously developed for real life, but I think we should make a forum version. Here is how it would go: everyone interested posts in thi...
by Malbert
Thu Mar 20, 2008 12:43 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: The Most Sciencey-Sounding Word/Phrase You've Heard
Replies: 176
Views: 34649

Re: The Most Sciencey-Sounding Word You've Heard

And excuse me for forgetting everything I used to know about circuitry. Oh of course. I was just touting my love for SI units because I live in the united states where people like to tell the temperature in Fahrenheit, energy in foot pounds, pressure in pounds per square inch, or density in {ounces...
by Malbert
Wed Mar 19, 2008 3:19 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Electrolysis of Aqueous NaCl (Chemistry)
Replies: 4
Views: 7988

Re: Electrolysis of Aqueous NaCl (Chemistry)

Yeah, that was my first guess. However, we did it in a universal indicator. The water reaction would have produced H + ions though, making the water acidic at the anode. The indicator didn't change to the acid color, it just turned the color of bleach. When you bubble Chlorine through water, you get...
by Malbert
Wed Mar 19, 2008 2:51 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: The Most Sciencey-Sounding Word/Phrase You've Heard
Replies: 176
Views: 34649

Re: The Most Sciencey-Sounding Word You've Heard

it requires google calculator to realize that an ohm-farad is a second?

1(V/A)(C/V)=
1(C/A)=
1C/(C/s)=
1s.
When using SI units, they usually cancel in a reasonable, clear, logical way. That is why it is the international standard.

Galvanometer.
by Malbert
Tue Mar 18, 2008 9:46 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Electrolysis of Aqueous NaCl (Chemistry)
Replies: 4
Views: 7988

Electrolysis of Aqueous NaCl (Chemistry)

I have a question that came up in my Chemistry class. It isn't homework, it is just a conceptual question that the teacher didn't know the answer too, and I have not been successful with Wikipedia or Google. So when you predict what happens at the anode and the cathode of aqueous electrolysis, you n...
by Malbert
Tue Mar 18, 2008 6:22 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Wiki surfing
Replies: 89
Views: 5666

Re: Wiki surfing

Bohr Magneton
Actually pretty sweet if you ask me!
by Malbert
Mon Mar 17, 2008 6:10 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The All-Knowing Google Image Search (may be NSFW)
Replies: 135
Views: 19314

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

What will solve all my problems? http://69.89.31.62/~meckmomc/wp-content/uploads/2007/06/quick-and-easy-reward-system-for-your-kids.jpg Ok...So who are Emily, Jack, and Hannah? http://www.girlslife.com/g-blog/wp-content/uploads/2007/06/emily-and-miley.gif What about jack? http://www.kelly2007.com/07...
by Malbert
Mon Mar 17, 2008 4:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0397: "Unscientific"
Replies: 160
Views: 41422

Re: "Unscientific" Discussion

After reading that alt text I really want them to air an episode about true love. I can see it already, the narrator voice as they switch between two myths...

"As Adam tests our myth about expanding dinosaur bones by detonating them, Jamie continues his search... for love."
by Malbert
Fri Mar 14, 2008 2:07 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: The Most Sciencey-Sounding Word/Phrase You've Heard
Replies: 176
Views: 34649

Re: The Most Sciencey-Sounding Word You've Heard

Spectrophotometer.

Electrolysis.
by Malbert
Fri Mar 14, 2008 1:53 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Type your name with your forehead
Replies: 234
Views: 36381

Re: Type your name with your forehead

m k jnxs l o.p' b ugd e f r f d t tgf bolded the hits. I'm mad that I missed with the A Nose: maaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaalbert oh haha. I think my keyboard got stuck, so technically a win. It was funny to look up and see that though. chin: nAlberrt almost a chin pro. I did it by lining ...
by Malbert
Fri Mar 14, 2008 1:18 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Second-Last Poster Wins!
Replies: 403
Views: 34108

Re: Second-Last Poster Wins!

Ok, haha!

Win away!

If you lose twenty dollars and my self respect, can you make me win the game?
by Malbert
Fri Mar 14, 2008 1:13 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: mis-post. Deletey please.
Replies: 478
Views: 54555

Re: mis-post. Deletey please.

I am new, am I supposed to post in here?

Edit: Oops, I guess not. Deletey please!
by Malbert
Fri Mar 14, 2008 1:12 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2376741

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

My name is Miles. I joined the forum here because I have way to much free time and way too few ways to spend it. I'm a senior in high school, with only a couple more months to go. I just got accepted at UC Davis, and am waiting on letters to the other schools I applied to. I plan on going into colle...

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