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by patzer
Tue Jan 02, 2018 2:13 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Miscellaneous Thread
Replies: 496
Views: 47952

Re: Miscellaneous Thread

I had this random little epiphany that Dolores Umbridge from Happy Potter series is named after umbrage.
It's the sort of thing that should be ridiculously obvious but I'd never realized until now.

Spoiler:
flicky1991 wrote:[b]pinging our resident Harry Potter expert
by patzer
Mon Jan 01, 2018 1:58 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Word association, rounded to the following letter
Replies: 697
Views: 65208

Re: Word association, rounded to the following letter

Yellow - Coldplay - Snow Patrol - Chasing Cars - Motorway - Tom Robinson - Radio 6 - Blossoms - Tree - Leaf - Nissan - Car - Bus - Train - Plane - Sphere - Ball - Billiards - Pool - Swimming - Lake - Beach - Hut - Garden - Gardening - Horticulture - Agriculture - Potato - Phone - Telephone - Telegra...
by patzer
Mon Jan 01, 2018 1:31 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Year-End Guessing Game (updated w/ WINNERS!)
Replies: 18
Views: 1229

Re: Year-End Guessing Game (updated w/ WINNERS!)

Per instructions received in PM, I will now gloat a little. Hah, science triumphs over all (except slinches). I didn't just guess, I extrapolated from the progress made in previous months. That's how you (almost) win. Congrats! I nearly did the same thing. I worked out what the result would have be...
by patzer
Mon Jan 01, 2018 12:07 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Once a year, no more, no less
Replies: 13
Views: 1490

Re: Once a year, no more, no less

Happy new year!

Current scores:

patzer – 18
flicky1991 – 5.2
faubi – 3.6
The Snide Sniper – 1.7
everyone else – 0

No more points available until January 1, 2019.
by patzer
Mon Jan 01, 2018 12:00 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Once a year, no more, no less
Replies: 13
Views: 1490

Re: Once a year, no more, no less

Hi.
by patzer
Sun Dec 31, 2017 12:19 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Psychic the next poster
Replies: 1775
Views: 80345

Re: Psychic the next poster

I haven't got many clothes I bought myself, but yes. Like a nice striped pink and purple jumper I got from a charity shop.

It is 2017 where you are.
by patzer
Sat Dec 30, 2017 2:52 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20908
Views: 2573214

Re: Post yo' fehs

Well, I may be new, but I always post in these threads, so here goes.... http://s207129700.onlinehome.us/darryl/kilt.JPG So, the reason for quoting a nearly 10 year old post here is this. That was my old account. This is me this morning heading to church for Christmas Eve service. https://i.imgur.c...
by patzer
Thu Dec 28, 2017 11:42 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7476
Views: 612745

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

Yep, I think I'd be able to get to the piano within 15 seconds.

A solid or liquid which has a density of less than 1?
by patzer
Thu Dec 28, 2017 11:30 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Double Post: Count Characters Edition
Replies: 564
Views: 74199

Re: Double Post: Count Characters Edition

551

Running Gag (1/0)
Image
by patzer
Thu Dec 28, 2017 11:21 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7476
Views: 612745

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

Yes, the end of a pencil.

A piece of string?
by patzer
Thu Dec 28, 2017 4:35 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Positive Game
Replies: 62
Views: 2587

Re: Positive Game

I echo Pfhorrest's sentiment. It definitely brightens up the place a little bit more now that we have a Positive Game. I can't help but feel trans people are slightly over-represented in this thread though :P

Anyway, happy holidays to everyone here!
by patzer
Thu Dec 28, 2017 4:26 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: A new my number is bigger
Replies: 137
Views: 5105

Re: A new my number is bigger

φ
by patzer
Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:27 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: A new my number is bigger
Replies: 137
Views: 5105

Re: A new my number is bigger

1.3
by patzer
Tue Dec 19, 2017 3:42 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Thread Necromancy: Mexican Standoff Edition!
Replies: 83
Views: 13716

Re: Thread Necromancy: Mexican Standoff Edition!

I get two fortnights squared.
by patzer
Thu Dec 14, 2017 10:10 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Year-End Guessing Game (updated w/ WINNERS!)
Replies: 18
Views: 1229

Re: Year-End Guessing Game & Knock Knock Jokefest

Knock, knock! Who's there? Anita. Anita who? Anita Doctor. Call me a Doctor. Anita Doctor, doctor, to bring me back to life... Okay, this is my last bump of the thread. If anyone else wants to post a knock knock joke, feel free, but I'm done. Another that needs a YouTube explanation for all the you...
by patzer
Mon Dec 11, 2017 4:38 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Psychic the next poster
Replies: 1775
Views: 80345

Re: Psychic the next poster

Yep. Four at the moment.

You like Knex.
by patzer
Sun Dec 10, 2017 2:14 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Every hour, on the hour
Replies: 15593
Views: 1016467

Re: Every hour, on the hour

Three hours,
by patzer
Sat Dec 09, 2017 11:08 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Collaborative World-Building
Replies: 257
Views: 34477

Re: Collaborative World-Building

Sorry! I keep forgetting. Will try to finish the write-ups soon. For now, I've added names for all the countries.
by patzer
Fri Dec 08, 2017 4:33 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7476
Views: 612745

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

"At really small scales, things don't behave the way you'd expect them to". That good enough?

A good explanation of plate tectonics?
by patzer
Tue Dec 05, 2017 5:19 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)
Replies: 36617
Views: 1910191

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

faubiguy wrote:
patzer wrote:
flicky1991 wrote:
faubiguy wrote:Just making the obligatory post despite lacking anything in particular to contribute to the conversation.
Same.

Same.


Same, because I got 2 1 quote-notifications to this thread :P
by patzer
Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:51 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Are Proto-Indo-European and Proto-Austro-Nesian related?
Replies: 6
Views: 2433

Re: Are Proto-Indo-European and Proto-Austro-Nesian related?

Even beyond the excellent points given by eSOANEM, look at the proposed timelines for both language families. PIE looks to have been in its original homeland around 6000 years ago, and our best bet is that that homeland was somewhere around the north end of the Black Sea. At the same time, 6000 yea...
by patzer
Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:56 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)
Replies: 36617
Views: 1910191

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

flicky1991 wrote:
faubiguy wrote:Just making the obligatory post despite lacking anything in particular to contribute to the conversation.
Same.

Same.
by patzer
Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:35 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)
Replies: 36617
Views: 1910191

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

I was unaware of them, but that's awesome! seriously good! I also am deeply in love with: Mad Caddies Streetlight Manifesto the Toasters (old skool ska!) Mighty Mighty Bosstones Real MacKenzies Planet Smashers I just heard a song and it reminded me of this post by you. I'm sure you'll like it. :) T...
by patzer
Mon Dec 04, 2017 2:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1923: "Felsius"
Replies: 78
Views: 7766

Re: 1923: "Felsius"

I really don't understand the value of Celsius. Why hasn't it been replaced with Kelvin outside of the scientific community. It's better for everything except the range of day to day numbers and if we're going to claim that matters then Fahrenheit's makes me feel better. "20 degrees" is a...
by patzer
Sun Dec 03, 2017 1:34 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess The Next Poster
Replies: 23468
Views: 1543476

Re: Guess The Next Poster

patzer wrote:
ArguablyDerek wrote:
ArguablyDerek wrote:
patzer wrote:
ArguablyDerek wrote:Nada.

Flicky?
by patzer
Sun Dec 03, 2017 1:34 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess The Next Poster
Replies: 23468
Views: 1543476

Re: Guess The Next Poster

flicky1991 wrote:Yes!

somi?
by patzer
Sun Dec 03, 2017 1:33 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess The Next Poster
Replies: 23468
Views: 1543476

Re: Guess The Next Poster

somitomi wrote:
flicky1991 wrote:Yep!

patzer?
by patzer
Sat Dec 02, 2017 6:02 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Applications of omnipotence
Replies: 22
Views: 1290

Re: Applications of omnipotence

Just when you feel you can relax a bit, your confidence rapidly crashes to a halt when you realise that, even thouh you've been able to stop everyone else from dying, you could still die. What if someone with a gun came up to you and shot you, making you lose consciousness immediately and soon die? ...
by patzer
Sat Dec 02, 2017 5:33 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess The Next Poster
Replies: 23468
Views: 1543476

Re: Guess The Next Poster

ArguablyDerek wrote:
ArguablyDerek wrote:
patzer wrote:
ArguablyDerek wrote:Nada.

Flicky?
by patzer
Wed Nov 29, 2017 3:21 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Collaborative World-Building
Replies: 257
Views: 34477

Re: Collaborative World-Building

Adding seven countries to the map. I will write up their descriptions and edit them into this post soon. done. From west to east (ish): Lower Khibran , also known as Western Gyrelia, (dark pink) originated as a historical region of Khibran in the 800s. During the period of Pentaterriad dominance (90...
by patzer
Sat Nov 25, 2017 11:55 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One Letter Word Game
Replies: 2672
Views: 154627

Re: One Letter Word Game

Tine
by patzer
Fri Nov 24, 2017 11:45 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Collaborative World-Building
Replies: 257
Views: 34477

Re: Collaborative World-Building

Very nice update :) I'll just make one small correction: Leah isn't in this area. The five nations bordering Faradokri are Canada to the north, Khita to the east, Veislana to the south, Tyruh Fehreness to the west, and the Telumeids to the northwest. The latest labelled maps are located here ; you c...
by patzer
Wed Nov 22, 2017 10:54 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess The Next Poster
Replies: 23468
Views: 1543476

Re: Guess The Next Poster

ArguablyDerek wrote:Nada.

Flicky?
by patzer
Wed Nov 22, 2017 10:01 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7476
Views: 612745

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

Don't think so. (Unless that long string of letters and numbers that sometimes appears in a url after logging into a website like this one counts?)

A. . . .trophy?
by patzer
Wed Nov 22, 2017 6:15 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Collaborative World-Building
Replies: 257
Views: 34477

Re: Collaborative World-Building

(Note: Also, I made this with an app on my phone. I want a better app. So, can anyone suggest a good app for that to me?) I don't know, sorry. I always do image editing on a laptop, as I don't know of any good apps for phone/tablet. The app that you used seems to reduce image quality quite a lot. R...
by patzer
Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:09 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One Letter Word Game
Replies: 2672
Views: 154627

Re: One Letter Word Game

first
by patzer
Tue Nov 21, 2017 4:54 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7476
Views: 612745

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

Definitely not. My quickest way to get that would be by walking to the nearest supermarket (which is over a mile away).

A car?
by patzer
Tue Nov 21, 2017 6:26 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Five letters
Replies: 1093
Views: 74744

Re: Five letters

Which unicorns hate indigo paint?

IJJFX
by patzer
Tue Nov 21, 2017 5:43 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One Letter Word Game
Replies: 2672
Views: 154627

Re: One Letter Word Game

glides

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