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by Envelope Generator
Tue Nov 24, 2015 6:08 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Dictionary game / Balderdash
Replies: 1034
Views: 72312

Re: Dictionary game / Balderdash

Gosh darned cunt it! But thanks for tallying the results, patzer.
by Envelope Generator
Sun Nov 22, 2015 11:18 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Dictionary game / Balderdash
Replies: 1034
Views: 72312

Re: Dictionary game / Balderdash

Tubax: 1. A blowgun used by various indigenous peoples of Central and South America 2. A medicinal plant used to treat stomach illness 3. A signal used by coastal guards in several parts of Latin America to warn about sharks and other sea animal threats 4. A snapdragonlike flower with slender leaves...
by Envelope Generator
Sat Nov 21, 2015 5:28 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: You must not say duck
Replies: 8065
Views: 643823

Re: You must not say duck

emile durkheim
by Envelope Generator
Sat Nov 21, 2015 11:49 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Dictionary game / Balderdash
Replies: 1034
Views: 72312

Re: Dictionary game / Balderdash

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by Envelope Generator
Sat Nov 21, 2015 9:46 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: You must not say duck
Replies: 8065
Views: 643823

Re: You must not say duck

Duok.
by Envelope Generator
Sat Nov 21, 2015 8:26 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Garden path acronyms
Replies: 1
Views: 2741

Garden path acronyms

Here's another thing that is a thing. I start parsing ASMR (autonomous sensory meridian response) in terms of A Silver Mount Zion (a rock band) only to hit a wrong letter and have to backtrack and try to recall what it is I'm looking at. Similarly on first glance I see NSW (New South Wales) as a non...
by Envelope Generator
Wed Nov 18, 2015 3:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1605: "DNA"
Replies: 68
Views: 14317

Re: 1605: "DNA"

The Moomin wrote:Isn't everything about human DNA contained in the appendix?

We can extrapolate from this to other animals.

Then I don't know what.


Why is the important stuff always relegated to an appendix.
by Envelope Generator
Wed Nov 18, 2015 6:26 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Dictionary game / Balderdash
Replies: 1034
Views: 72312

Re: Dictionary game / Balderdash

Yay for me.

Next word: tubax
by Envelope Generator
Tue Nov 17, 2015 12:00 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Dictionary game / Balderdash
Replies: 1034
Views: 72312

Re: Dictionary game / Balderdash

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by Envelope Generator
Sat Nov 14, 2015 7:25 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Dictionary game / Balderdash
Replies: 1034
Views: 72312

Re: Dictionary game / Balderdash

Guess
Spoiler:
5. I expected an obviously correct option that parallels "meme" but I'm not seeing one....
by Envelope Generator
Fri Nov 13, 2015 4:30 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess the xkcd Comic!
Replies: 34
Views: 2242

Re: Guess the xkcd Comic!

Nice idea.

Does the plot involve mathematics, weather or non-human animals?
by Envelope Generator
Fri Nov 13, 2015 6:23 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Dictionary game / Balderdash
Replies: 1034
Views: 72312

Re: Dictionary game / Balderdash

definition
Spoiler:
A signalling protein found in angiosperm flowering organs
by Envelope Generator
Thu Nov 12, 2015 4:46 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7476
Views: 598085

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Yes, about ten inches of space in it.

A plant that bears something edible?
by Envelope Generator
Thu Nov 12, 2015 9:11 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9554
Views: 1060367

Re: What are you listening to?

by Envelope Generator
Wed Nov 11, 2015 7:06 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Dictionary game / Balderdash
Replies: 1034
Views: 72312

Re: Dictionary game / Balderdash

I cruelly messaged him.
by Envelope Generator
Tue Nov 10, 2015 5:24 pm UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: Reconstructing a tiling from "is-adjacent-to" data?
Replies: 10
Views: 7452

Reconstructing a tiling from "is-adjacent-to" data?

I was idly Wikisurfing, trying to navigate through a province county by county by clicking through listings of neighboring counties on the Wikipedia pages of individual counties, and this popped into my head: is reconstructing a tiling (I'm not sure if that's the right word) from a set of "X is...
by Envelope Generator
Tue Nov 03, 2015 7:11 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Dictionary game / Balderdash
Replies: 1034
Views: 72312

Re: Dictionary game / Balderdash

Äntligen!

Guess
Spoiler:
5

woot, i actually knew this one
by Envelope Generator
Mon Nov 02, 2015 1:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1598: "Salvage"
Replies: 103
Views: 14092

Re: 1598: "Salvage"

Pilaf is great and doesn't involve sunken boats and i have no idea what's going on in this strip. edit: oh, drying something with rice is it?
by Envelope Generator
Wed Oct 28, 2015 6:58 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Dictionary game / Balderdash
Replies: 1034
Views: 72312

Re: Dictionary game / Balderdash

definition

Spoiler:
A shovel used for extracting peat
by Envelope Generator
Mon Oct 26, 2015 7:20 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Dictionary game / Balderdash
Replies: 1034
Views: 72312

Re: Dictionary game / Balderdash

Guess
Spoiler:
1
by Envelope Generator
Sat Oct 24, 2015 7:09 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Dictionary game / Balderdash
Replies: 1034
Views: 72312

Re: Dictionary game / Balderdash

definition
Spoiler:
A Jamaican game of competitive insults similar to "the Dozens"
by Envelope Generator
Thu Oct 22, 2015 4:52 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Dictionary game / Balderdash
Replies: 1034
Views: 72312

Re: Dictionary game / Balderdash

guess
Spoiler:
5
by Envelope Generator
Mon Oct 19, 2015 10:18 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7476
Views: 598085

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

I think I have just enough on my bicycle which is about ten seconds away.

Duct tape?
by Envelope Generator
Sun Oct 18, 2015 4:26 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7476
Views: 598085

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

Nope.

Beer?
by Envelope Generator
Sun Oct 18, 2015 11:38 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Dictionary game / Balderdash
Replies: 1034
Views: 72312

Re: Dictionary game / Balderdash

Definition

Spoiler:
A traditional craft of making statuettes out of knotwork
by Envelope Generator
Wed Oct 14, 2015 5:04 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13393
Views: 1412051

Re: Today I Learned

The words "brutal" and "guru" are cognates.
by Envelope Generator
Sun Oct 11, 2015 4:13 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Good News, Bad News
Replies: 8747
Views: 768568

Re: Good News, Bad News

Good news: pain is weakness leaving your body.
by Envelope Generator
Sat Oct 10, 2015 5:53 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Dictionary game / Balderdash
Replies: 1034
Views: 72312

Re: Dictionary game / Balderdash

Graaaarrghhh.
by Envelope Generator
Wed Oct 07, 2015 6:33 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Why aren't there dinosaur ghosts?
Replies: 58
Views: 9188

Re: Why aren't there dinosaur ghosts?

40.Because God found them annoying.
by Envelope Generator
Sat Oct 03, 2015 5:55 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7476
Views: 598085

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

No, I don't think I've had any this side of the millennium.

A cassette player?
by Envelope Generator
Sat Oct 03, 2015 2:51 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Dictionary game / Balderdash
Replies: 1034
Views: 72312

Re: Dictionary game / Balderdash

Particularly after a page change it'd be nice to have the word itself in that post.

anywayguess

Spoiler:
1. I reckon it's either 1 or 10 and 10 is trying too hard.
by Envelope Generator
Wed Sep 30, 2015 7:57 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Dictionary game / Balderdash
Replies: 1034
Views: 72312

Re: Dictionary game / Balderdash

Definition
Spoiler:
A nymph of the evening and sunset in Greek mythology
by Envelope Generator
Mon Sep 28, 2015 3:57 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: NASA finds liquid water on Mars
Replies: 30
Views: 7658

Re: NASA finds liquid water on Mars

How is this different from the previous times NASA has found water on Mars?
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by Envelope Generator
Sat Sep 26, 2015 9:04 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Dictionary game / Balderdash
Replies: 1034
Views: 72312

Re: Dictionary game / Balderdash

Guess
Spoiler:
2, and I immediately looked it up and it's not a real definition :( I wanted to read up on those dreams...
by Envelope Generator
Fri Sep 25, 2015 5:51 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Dictionary game / Balderdash
Replies: 1034
Views: 72312

Re: Dictionary game / Balderdash

Definition (I had to wait for inspiration on this one, the hint made it so scary)
Spoiler:
A formal physical fight between siblings for the inheritance of a deceased relative.



edit: also I don't see it as cheating at all, it was a very interesting twist of you.

edit edit: hi suzaku
by Envelope Generator
Wed Sep 23, 2015 6:09 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Dictionary game / Balderdash
Replies: 1034
Views: 72312

Re: Dictionary game / Balderdash

Guess
Spoiler:
4
by Envelope Generator
Tue Sep 22, 2015 7:07 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Dictionary game / Balderdash
Replies: 1034
Views: 72312

Re: Dictionary game / Balderdash

12obiiiiiIIIIIINNNNNN
by Envelope Generator
Sun Sep 20, 2015 5:57 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7476
Views: 598085

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

A Texas Instruments TI-something that I haven't even turned on in at least ten years now.

A wine bottle?
by Envelope Generator
Sun Sep 20, 2015 10:38 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7476
Views: 598085

Re: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?

A volume of Trakl in the original German with English translations on facing pages.

Mittens?

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