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by Monika
Wed May 25, 2016 6:04 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: English as She Is Spoke [English practice]
Replies: 337
Views: 131630

Re: English as She Is Spoke [English practice]

Thx!
by Monika
Wed May 25, 2016 4:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8231
Views: 1296685

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Good luck!
by Monika
Wed May 25, 2016 4:36 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: English as She Is Spoke [English practice]
Replies: 337
Views: 131630

Re: English as She Is Spoke [English practice]

Is
I’m currently ironing the details with $name(s)
proper English?
by Monika
Wed May 18, 2016 5:19 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Annoying words, and Words You Hate
Replies: 1963
Views: 430751

Re: Annoying words, and Words You Hate

"Rent" means both in English, "like" switched directions (it used to mean something like "please"), and "leornian" and "læran" were similar enough in Old English that "learn" came to acceptably mean both "receive knowledge" and &...
by Monika
Tue May 17, 2016 9:12 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Annoying words, and Words You Hate
Replies: 1963
Views: 430751

Re: Annoying words, and Words You Hate

"Leverage" as a verb. It makes me want to crowbar the speaker's face. Seems to be correct, though, at least according to leo.org and Merriam Webster. How do you mix up "lend" and "borrow?" That one's definitely new to me. Like "can I lend some money from you?"...
by Monika
Thu Apr 28, 2016 3:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8651
Views: 1618782

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

It's a fly thing.
Speakers of German may laugh now.
by Monika
Mon Apr 25, 2016 8:12 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8651
Views: 1618782

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Neat.
by Monika
Sat Apr 23, 2016 12:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD
Replies: 10916
Views: 2166229

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

Hi thunk :-) . As the sciency type, you'll surely enjoy the forum. Also come visit the LGBTIQQA thread. There are many trans people there, including plenty non-binary ones. In the #xkcd-q IRC channel, too!
by Monika
Mon Apr 18, 2016 8:01 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Annoying words, and Words You Hate
Replies: 1963
Views: 430751

Re: Annoying words, and Words You Hate

I'm super annoyed by that, too, but apparently it's the correct pronunciation :cry:
by Monika
Mon Apr 04, 2016 4:49 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8231
Views: 1296685

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

As you know I got a baby. I'll work less and earn less. I'll have sufficient money for me and my family, but I can't keep my friends housed, fed, medicated and on hormones anymore. Some of you are poor, but some have money. If those who have excess money could donate some that would be a great relie...
by Monika
Thu Mar 10, 2016 10:58 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8231
Views: 1296685

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Congrats on the new name!
by Monika
Tue Mar 08, 2016 12:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8231
Views: 1296685

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

Aaeriele wrote:!! Congratulations Monica! Also condolences for your sleep schedule.

Thanks and thanks :D

Sleep? What is sleep? I vaguely remember such a thing from more than 2 weeks ago ...
by Monika
Fri Feb 26, 2016 8:26 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8231
Views: 1296685

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

NovaNatalia wrote:Good work! =D I understand it isn't really a comfortable experience =P

I can confirm that. ^^

Deva wrote:Congratulations. Did you reflexively welcome them to the fora too?

:P
by Monika
Wed Feb 24, 2016 7:52 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8231
Views: 1296685

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

I birthed a baby about 24 hours ago :3
by Monika
Wed Feb 17, 2016 11:14 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Annoying words, and Words You Hate
Replies: 1963
Views: 430751

Re: Annoying words, and Words You Hate

I have often heard people complain about using less vs. fewer. I usually stab people who bring this up. I've never seen Monika take a tone that was anything other than the considered and patient. Coming across a stab threat actually made me laugh at my desk. Would read again. e: apparently I failed...
by Monika
Sat Feb 06, 2016 2:30 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Type the Sentence: No Backspace, No Peeking
Replies: 456
Views: 83379

Re: Type the Sentence: No Backspace, No Peeking

“If spiders were the size of cats, would they be less scary or more scary? On the one hand, they wouldn’t get into your house as easily. But on the other hand, once they’re in there, ohhhhh boy. Oh boy.” - Channing Tatum
by Monika
Fri Feb 05, 2016 8:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1279: "Reverse Identity Theft"
Replies: 144
Views: 37552

Re: 1279: "Reverse Identity Theft"

I got an e-mail via some heritage site from a Max Krug that mentioned he is my brother. My former last name was Krug and I have a step-brother with the name Max, so I clicked accept and registered on the site. Then I could see the family tree - and none of the other family member names were familiar...
by Monika
Thu Feb 04, 2016 12:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8651
Views: 1618782

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

teelo wrote:Was there an image in what you quoted?

Not in this post, but in many other posts I have quoted in this thread.
by Monika
Thu Feb 04, 2016 12:53 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8651
Views: 1618782

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

teelo wrote:But nobody ever quotes peoples posts when commenting on SW's in this thread, so whats the point?

This statement is incorrect.
by Monika
Mon Jan 25, 2016 8:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD
Replies: 10916
Views: 2166229

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

Hi Emily, are you in uni already and studying archeology? Which country do you live in? Are you required to study Latin? Here (in Germany) the archeology students have to.
by Monika
Tue Jan 12, 2016 9:24 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Favorite math jokes
Replies: 1452
Views: 465254

Re: Favorite math jokes

Aaah :D . I love it!
by Monika
Mon Jan 11, 2016 10:24 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Favorite math jokes
Replies: 1452
Views: 465254

Re: Favorite math jokes

I don't get it.
by Monika
Mon Jan 11, 2016 1:12 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8651
Views: 1618782

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

eviloatmeal wrote:Out soon on iOS and Android; Can You Build a Better Nuclear Weapon Than a 19-year-old Richard Feynm... on second thought, let's not make this app.

:D
by Monika
Sun Jan 03, 2016 9:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD
Replies: 10916
Views: 2166229

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

Is this a reference to a book, game, movie or somesuch?
by Monika
Wed Dec 23, 2015 2:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8651
Views: 1618782

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

The 627 link leads to the other comic.
by Monika
Thu Dec 10, 2015 8:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8651
Views: 1618782

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Thanks :)

Also, I like your sig! "O(n2) takes on new meaning when trying to find pairs of socks in the morning." <3
by Monika
Thu Dec 10, 2015 8:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8651
Views: 1618782

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

IDGI = I don't get it (standard request for explanation of a Userfriendly comic)

What does HLDGAFF stand for?
by Monika
Wed Dec 09, 2015 1:41 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8651
Views: 1618782

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Envelope Generator wrote:1614
Image

Alt: Well, can I at least hit the off switch?

IDGI
by Monika
Mon Dec 07, 2015 4:10 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD
Replies: 10916
Views: 2166229

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

Hi Mathilda :) . Welcome to the forum! Enjoy!
by Monika
Fri Dec 04, 2015 10:23 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8651
Views: 1618782

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

I saw a fireants-related post on tumblr today: http://greenskyoverme.tumblr.com/post/1 ... ist-by-the
by Monika
Sat Nov 07, 2015 3:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8651
Views: 1618782

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Cute.
by Monika
Wed Oct 28, 2015 12:11 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8651
Views: 1618782

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Neat!
by Monika
Wed Sep 30, 2015 4:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1584: Moments of Inspiration
Replies: 49
Views: 9022

Re: 1584: Moments of Inspiration

"I can't stand it any more! Every time you tear off a chunk of bread you end up taking most of the chewy middle, leaving me with nothing but crust. I want some of the chewy middle too!" "Yeah, but what can be done?" "I don't know, but if someone figures it out it will be th...
by Monika
Wed Sep 30, 2015 11:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1584: Moments of Inspiration
Replies: 49
Views: 9022

Re: 1584: Moments of Inspiration

Who are John and Mildred?

As I went to the Otto-Hahn-Gymnasium [school for grades 5 to 13], which stood directly next to the Lise-Meitner-Realschule [school for grades 5 to 10] I didn't consider most people might not have heard of her.
by Monika
Wed Sep 23, 2015 2:36 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD
Replies: 10916
Views: 2166229

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

I put Kubuntu on everything :) .
by Monika
Sun Sep 20, 2015 1:47 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD
Replies: 10916
Views: 2166229

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

Welcome! Which Linux(es) are you using?
by Monika
Sun Sep 13, 2015 12:10 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD
Replies: 10916
Views: 2166229

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

xyweasel wrote:Learning about different languages fascinates me to no end, though.

Languages are, like, the coolest.

Did you see the various language practice threads?
by Monika
Thu Sep 10, 2015 8:18 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Think Before Naming Your Child
Replies: 1622
Views: 323604

Re: Think Before Naming Your Child

My biological father deliberately made my brother's initials BMW. Just cos he could. I had a room mate/flat mate in college who was named Mercedes by her father because her father desired to have a Mercedes car and could not afford it. She was not Spanish or from any other country where this would ...
by Monika
Sun Aug 30, 2015 5:06 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Annoying words, and Words You Hate
Replies: 1963
Views: 430751

Re: Annoying words, and Words You Hate

I love it.
by Monika
Sun Aug 30, 2015 5:05 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8651
Views: 1618782

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Our work fire alarm does just that.

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