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by nowfocus
Fri Dec 19, 2008 10:31 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Firefly & Serenity (Use Spoilers!)
Replies: 918
Views: 198431

Re: Firefly

Thanks Nath - I just didn't want another 'reboot' situation (though that comic is up now).
by nowfocus
Fri Dec 19, 2008 9:36 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Firefly & Serenity (Use Spoilers!)
Replies: 918
Views: 198431

Re: Firefly

Quick question for those firefly fans out there. I just started, and I need to know if the show 'ends' properly, or on some cliff hanger that never gets resolved.

Thanks
by nowfocus
Fri Nov 21, 2008 5:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0507: "Experimentation"
Replies: 111
Views: 24425

Re: "Experimentation" Discussion

phlip wrote:
glasnt wrote:I'm worried if they do any quality checks on the subjects interaction.

I'm more worried about whether she did any double-blind trials.


I wonder if she checked if her residuals were normal...
by nowfocus
Fri Oct 24, 2008 1:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0493: "Actuarial"
Replies: 95
Views: 22286

Re: "Actuarial" Discussion

Its weird when the comic gets into your head - just last night I've been debating about whether to go back into ActSci (I'm finishing off my masters). Did particularly like the material but the idea of moving to Bermuda is so juicy....
by nowfocus
Tue Aug 26, 2008 2:53 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Toronto Meet up
Replies: 6
Views: 3601

Toronto Meet up

Hi All Torontonians

Anyone think its high time we had a meet up? I see a lot of posts coming from Toronto and I think a good time would be had by all.
by nowfocus
Wed Aug 06, 2008 6:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0459: "Holy Ghost"
Replies: 305
Views: 41198

Re: "Holy Ghost" Discussion

I object to your not distinguishing between 'the Romans' and 'a bunch of Roman rulers in that area from 2000 years ago.' It's as if all us Romans had a personal hand in the matter of oppressing Israel back then. :P Well now I seem like a hypocrite don't I :)? I guess I'm only sensitive to the jewis...
by nowfocus
Wed Aug 06, 2008 3:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0459: "Holy Ghost"
Replies: 305
Views: 41198

Re: "Holy Ghost" Discussion

So, My bad, technically it was the Romans, but the Jews (or at least the Jewish Authorities) were the ones wanting him dead, the Romans didnt care so much, Pilate even tried to let him off. It was my impression that Jesus was killed by a more extremist set of Jews Thank you for making the distincti...
by nowfocus
Wed Apr 09, 2008 1:41 am UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Need help with my doggie Robot
Replies: 5
Views: 2141

Need help with my doggie Robot

Hi Everyone, This my first post here, so hi :). I really want to take up a project for my girlfriends dog. She really loves getting chased around a dining table, but it gets tiring really quickly. I thought it would be really fun (and very cute) to build a robot to chase her for us. I have a technic...

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