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by PatchMonster
Sun Nov 02, 2008 6:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3525353

Re: Rant Thread

Might offend anime fans (frustration/meaningless rant :p): I am so sick of Japanese/anime obsessed Americans. I know people (very closely) who sit around and watch anime and learn Japanese all day; pretending they are Asian. What the hell is wrong with these people!? I don't hate Japan, ...
by PatchMonster
Thu Oct 30, 2008 9:05 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Flawed Puzzle ????
Replies: 6
Views: 2035

Re: Flawed Puzzle ????

The OP got this puzzle from a newspaper and the "answer" was printed in today's edition: There is no possible answer (with apologies) ...... makes you wonder what went wrong there. I think the "with apologies" entails that they published it thinking they had the answer. Then lat...
by PatchMonster
Wed Oct 29, 2008 4:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What **should** you be doing right now?
Replies: 1272
Views: 107883

Re: What **should** you be doing right now?

The Cat wrote:No Sarcasm what so ever. Its just really funny. The clucker glasses really make it work. Where did you get it?


*the secret comes out*

99chan. Sorry for such allegations, usually people use capital lol's to make sarcastic comments...
by PatchMonster
Wed Oct 29, 2008 3:58 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What **should** you be doing right now?
Replies: 1272
Views: 107883

Re: What **should** you be doing right now?

<template>I should be</template> finishing MS access "labs" right now. It's dreadfully boring, so I get distracted by internet a whole lot. I was forced into taking CIS-101 (how to use MS office basically) to take other CS classes :| . Patch, I can't help but to smile every time I see you...
by PatchMonster
Wed Oct 29, 2008 3:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3525353

Re: Rant Thread

Another electronic voting company failed once again in Finnish elections (http://news.slashdot.org/news/08/10/29/0137202.shtml), screwing 2% of the vote. I don't see what is so damn complicated. It is COUNTING software/hardware. We've been making counting computers since the 50's. How can you mess u...
by PatchMonster
Wed Oct 29, 2008 2:51 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Attack and Defend
Replies: 2904
Views: 280384

Re: Attack and Defend

I don't do anything, knowing that Super Star Destroyers don't exist; it must be a trick.

I click a button and massive stone walls surround NP, limiting air (in effect suffocation will occur if something is not done immediately).
by PatchMonster
Wed Oct 29, 2008 2:39 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Atheist Bus Campaign
Replies: 78
Views: 7107

Re: Atheist Bus Campaign

It's nice to see that the presence of atheism is being established. If it were in America, however, all the churches would be going crazy about how the devil is taking over/it's the end times...
by PatchMonster
Wed Oct 29, 2008 2:10 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What **should** you be doing right now?
Replies: 1272
Views: 107883

Re: What **should** you be doing right now?

<template>I should be</template> finishing MS access "labs" right now. It's dreadfully boring, so I get distracted by internet a whole lot. I was forced into taking CIS-101 (how to use MS office basically) to take other CS classes :| .
by PatchMonster
Sun Oct 26, 2008 4:33 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Coolest school projects, making schoolwork fun
Replies: 46
Views: 4951

Re: Coolest school projects, making schoolwork fun

This isn't very academic, but since I'm home-schooled I can brew my own gym class. I got high school gym credit for skateboarding, then made a video as "documentation".
by PatchMonster
Sun Oct 26, 2008 4:30 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: "Pro Life" kids at school.
Replies: 55
Views: 4461

Re: "Pro Life" kids at school.

I never understood why pro-life'ers did the whole duct tape thing. It is making a statement, but it isn't persuading anyone; only a day of debate might have a chance at that. Revision to your duct tape statement: I AM PROVING MY POINT ON A CONTROVERSIAL ISSUE BY TAPING MY MOUTH SHUT. YOU CAN'T ARGUE...
by PatchMonster
Wed Oct 15, 2008 2:42 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: It made sense at the time...
Replies: 207
Views: 21033

Re: It made sense at the time...

See signature. I believe I was comparing the origin of the internet to the origin of the universe (atheist view).

Edit in case I change my sig: "The internet always was and always is; mere humans just couldn't tap into it."
by PatchMonster
Wed Oct 15, 2008 2:39 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Colours and associations - a questionnaire
Replies: 66
Views: 6243

Re: Colours and associations - a questionnaire

black - Black plastic, such as computer cases etc white - God, Angels, cream grey - dull, metal, Germany's WW1 weapons/gear lavender - Lavender oils blue - Ice cream green - Efficient cars yellow - Rain coats orange - Children red - Apple's RED thing pink - feminine brown - Amish Country of...
by PatchMonster
Wed Oct 15, 2008 2:26 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 15yo Takes Nude Photos of Herself; Faces Felony Charges
Replies: 158
Views: 36786

Re: 15yo Takes Nude Photos of Herself; Faces Felony Charges

Hmm, so if an adult were to be involved with a minor in 'distributing' child pornography; the minor would be charged as well? Maybe I don't keep up with the news, but I've never seen the likes. The child was mislead into doing such things, she shouldn't be at fault. Maybe her parents, or the people ...
by PatchMonster
Wed Oct 15, 2008 2:15 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Albinos hunted down for their magic organs.
Replies: 75
Views: 5516

Re: Albinos hunted down for their magic organs.

Azrael wrote:
PatchMonster wrote:
Azrael wrote:
PatchMonster wrote:Theism is so silly *thread turns to theism bashing*.
How about we turn this into a thread to bash you ...
Sarcasm was implied... damn the internet.
You can blame it on your proximity to The Reaper.


It was a mistake on my end to assume everyone knew I was playing off The Reaper's post.
by PatchMonster
Wed Oct 15, 2008 1:59 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Albinos hunted down for their magic organs.
Replies: 75
Views: 5516

Re: Albinos hunted down for their magic organs.

Some fishermen also use the parts to bait large fish they think have gold in their bellies. Thank you for making my day, perhaps my whole week. Theism is so silly *thread turns to theism bashing*. How about we turn this into a thread to bash you, because you're incapable of realizing the difference...
by PatchMonster
Wed Oct 15, 2008 12:52 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Albinos hunted down for their magic organs.
Replies: 75
Views: 5516

Re: Albinos hunted down for their magic organs.

Some fishermen also use the parts to bait large fish they think have gold in their bellies.


Thank you for making my day, perhaps my whole week. Theism is so silly *thread turns to theism bashing*.

Edit: Do you put the period inside the * quote, or is it independant from the rules of quoting O_o?
by PatchMonster
Mon Oct 13, 2008 4:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0488: "Steal This Comic"
Replies: 347
Views: 53058

Re: Steal This Comic

I agree, I am not ashamed to say I pirate most my music. Artists should be happy people are listening to their music/buying concert tickets. They can easily make a good living off concerts alone. I do buy their CDs when the talent warrants it, however. Instance where a band/label has no right to whi...
by PatchMonster
Mon Oct 06, 2008 2:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13421
Views: 1743353

Re: Today You Learned

lorenith wrote:I learned that the poster known as "that cat" really confuses me, lol...


The Cat's "not much" post answered the question "what did you learn today?", implied by the topic.
by PatchMonster
Mon Oct 06, 2008 2:15 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Meta-thinking habit
Replies: 40
Views: 3309

Re: Meta-thinking habit

Every time I find myself observing myself performing actions it always abstracts away into a game. I strip things down to bare objectives and rebuild them as game mechanics, and then start to ruminate on different ways to make things trickier or add difficulty. It's a complicated way of saying inst...
by PatchMonster
Mon Oct 06, 2008 4:28 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Meta-thinking habit
Replies: 40
Views: 3309

Re: Meta-thinking habit

Mr. Beck wrote:I think that's what Buddhists call "self awareness". To them, it pretty special to be able to do it for a long period of time.


I do the silliest and careless things, though. I don't get anything done in an efficient manner, I'm always forgetting things since my mind isn't in reality.
by PatchMonster
Mon Oct 06, 2008 4:18 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: 5 xkcd Animations
Replies: 20
Views: 17824

Re: XKCD Animation: Elevator

Wow, I was expecting a flashing GIF. Very nice work :D
by PatchMonster
Mon Oct 06, 2008 4:12 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Meta-thinking habit
Replies: 40
Views: 3309

Meta-thinking habit

Have you ever found yourself to be stuck in a state of meta-thinking for days on end? Lately I'm stuck in it. I marvel at the smallest details in things, and think about my thoughts. It's quite a burden, from when I read and write, to getting dressed. It feels like I'm observing myself partake in li...
by PatchMonster
Mon Oct 06, 2008 3:55 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Cool games on the interweb
Replies: 1035
Views: 201567

Re: Cool games on the interweb

I like this community, no one brought up Runescape :P
by PatchMonster
Mon Oct 06, 2008 3:33 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13421
Views: 1743353

Re: Today You Learned

I learn today (5 minutes ago, actually) that if you get into an argument, and the person starts insulting you, then insulting them back will only make you guilty by association and get the mods mad at you. I also learned today that people take race pretty seriously when it comes to dating partners....
by PatchMonster
Mon Oct 06, 2008 3:03 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13421
Views: 1743353

Re: Today You Learned

Today I learned to deal with the fact I'm just average, and to be happy for what I am. It's hard admit you are o so very small.
by PatchMonster
Thu Oct 02, 2008 2:47 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Google - Rocking like it's 2k1~
Replies: 59
Views: 6164

Re: Google - Rocking like it's 2k1~

Mwahaha, I finally have a chance to get a Google whack :P .
by PatchMonster
Thu Oct 02, 2008 2:39 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: 2 + 2 = 5
Replies: 175
Views: 55555

Re: 2 + 2 = 5

I get really intent on finding solutions to problems like these on XKCD, then I step back and realize what is being discussed.
by PatchMonster
Thu Oct 02, 2008 2:59 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Multiple Choice Questions
Replies: 19
Views: 3856

Re: Multiple Choice Questions

haha thats pretty backward... as far as eliminating multiple choice answers, I usually cross-ref info from other questions too. helps a lot when you didn't study :wink: Shockingly this has worked fairly well for me also. There have been so many times where I didn't quite know the answer to a questi...
by PatchMonster
Wed Oct 01, 2008 2:47 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Hey look, a sequence!
Replies: 6
Views: 1446

Re: Hey look, a sequence!

4-7 --> 6-5 --> 5-6 --> 7-8 In the first two sets, both numbers are modified by -2&+2, then mod value goes to 1 and switches signs (+1&-1). Next two numbers are modded by +2&-2 (see the switched signs remain), then a one comes around and switches signs (-1&+1)...
by PatchMonster
Wed Oct 01, 2008 2:30 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: EA sued over Spore DRM
Replies: 118
Views: 10710

Re: EA sued over Spore DRM

I've never understood the logic behind this whole, 'oh, DRM, lets steal' thing. It's sort of like this; Software has DRM. You don't want the DRM So you steal the software, thus proving the need for DRM in the first place DRM isn't going to go away, not when people use this sort of logic to justify ...
by PatchMonster
Tue Sep 30, 2008 6:26 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Women Dice with Death on UK's M6 Motorway
Replies: 10
Views: 1619

Re: Women Dice with Death on UK's M6 Motorway

Oh yeah - forgot to add this link , which describes the running on the motorway incident, and has the same name as the above woman. Mind posting highlights of the article from the link? It's a pay site offering a "free trial", I stray from giving out information to sites of those kind. I ...
by PatchMonster
Tue Sep 30, 2008 1:54 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Women Dice with Death on UK's M6 Motorway
Replies: 10
Views: 1619

Re: Women Dice with Death on UK's M6 Motorway

I'm going to go with drug-induced insanity. Or maybe something really was after them... :shock: Why would someone walk in the middle of a highway if something was after them? Walking to the side of the road, or in the forests along side the roads would make them much less visible. If it wasn't drug...
by PatchMonster
Tue Sep 30, 2008 1:47 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: EA sued over Spore DRM
Replies: 118
Views: 10710

Re: EA sued over Spore DRM

I won't be purchasing any EA game, ever. It's sad to see publishers ruin games by their greed.
by PatchMonster
Fri Sep 26, 2008 10:33 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Overloading Methods
Replies: 9
Views: 1602

Re: Overloading Methods

Where do you people live!? My high school offers no programming classes, my community college only has "beginning programming in C", even then you have to take prereq's on using Vista/Word (challenge exams are on Vista terminology...).
by PatchMonster
Fri Sep 26, 2008 10:21 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: (Post Your) Incredible Poems (Here!)
Replies: 544
Views: 259221

Re: (Post Your) Incredible Poems (Here!)

Roses are red,
Violets are blue,
Sugar is sweet;
And so are you
by PatchMonster
Fri Sep 26, 2008 9:32 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Which comic is skipped?
Replies: 4
Views: 1657

Re: Which comic is skipped?

Puck wrote:
Spoiler:
404, of course.

The "pick a random comic" function intentionally leaves 404 in the mix, as a sort of in-joke, according to davean.


Hm, well its never picked it for me. Win by the way.
by PatchMonster
Fri Sep 26, 2008 9:21 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Which comic is skipped?
Replies: 4
Views: 1657

Which comic is skipped?

http://www.xkcd.com/581/ is an example of a comic URL, the ID is 581. Comic ID's consistently link to actual comics from 1-481, except for one ID, which ID is it? Running through comic by comic looking for the odd one out is cheating (IE: Making program to check). It's easy, but I thought someone mi...
by PatchMonster
Fri Sep 26, 2008 8:40 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: My math grade
Replies: 2
Views: 1287

My math grade

Image

True story :( (GIMP'd from comic 418).
by PatchMonster
Sun Sep 14, 2008 5:26 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Find the pattern
Replies: 11
Views: 2269

Re: Find the pattern

raptor.fortress wrote:I.... Can't find one.

It must be an out side the box thing, I can't figure a mathmatical relation.

I know I'm missing something stupid here...


I think it is, that or a very silly solution.
by PatchMonster
Sat Sep 13, 2008 6:22 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: The Riddle of The Sphinx.
Replies: 18
Views: 4681

Re: The Riddle of The Sphinx.

fransisco4 wrote:This is xkcd, it's assumed everyone knows the answer to this. Anyway:
Spoiler:
Humans


It's still my favorite riddle of all infinity though. Hasn't been posted before.

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