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by Kisama
Fri Sep 03, 2010 3:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0787: "Orbiter"
Replies: 86
Views: 25590

Re: "Orbiter" discussion (#787)

Why would anyone want any part of Texas? Research on fundamentalists and their effect on the local environment. Evidence indicates they invoke negative emotions -- such as irritation, rage, and depression -- in other local bioforms. They still do not reach the national impact level of the Westboro ...
by Kisama
Fri Sep 03, 2010 9:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0774: "Atheists"
Replies: 1042
Views: 185597

Re: "Atheists" discussion (#774)

Anyways, being brief, here's a link I thought was interesting http://carm.org/transcendental-argument A few obvious objections which don't seem to be addressed on that page or on the wikipedia page about it : 1) If God created logical absolutes then could he have conceivably created them differ...
by Kisama
Fri Aug 27, 2010 9:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0784: "Falling Asleep"
Replies: 96
Views: 28676

Re: Falling Asleep discussion (784)

The algorithm is google ? A common misconception . Randall hijacked the campaign with some success . Oh, thanks! I thought the Jersey bit didn't fit in with my guess. IMO not a very good marketing campaign on their part if most people assume it's for a different organisation and it has to be explai...
by Kisama
Thu Aug 26, 2010 8:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0388: "Fuck Grapefruit"
Replies: 412
Views: 97854

Re: "Fuck Grapefruit" Discussion

From what I faintly recall from school, you use a when the noun starts with a consonant and an with a vowel. But in the case of a noun that starts with a silent 'h' (so, a word that begins with a vowel sound ) you use "an", like "an hour" or "an heir". Some people pron...
by Kisama
Thu Aug 26, 2010 6:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0784: "Falling Asleep"
Replies: 96
Views: 28676

Re: Falling Asleep discussion (784)

huh.... not related to this comic specifically but I just noticed this beneath it: We did not invent the algorithm. The algorithm consistently finds Jesus. The algorithm killed Jeeves. The algorithm is banned in China. The algorithm is from Jersey. The algorithm constantly finds Jesus. This is not ...
by Kisama
Wed Aug 25, 2010 9:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0773: "University Website"
Replies: 177
Views: 39710

Re: "University Website" discussion (#773)

Hmm.... Matthew Homann's blog features a suspiciously similar diagram: "Is your website for your clients or for your peers?" http://thenonbillablehour.typepad.com/nonbillable_hour/2010/08/is-your-website-for-your-clients-or-for-your-peers.html Found no mention of xkcd though... Inspired b...
by Kisama
Wed Aug 04, 2010 8:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0775: "Savannah Ancestry"
Replies: 461
Views: 82360

Re: "Savannah Ancestry" discussion (#775)

Randall, here's a protip for you: Being unable to think of something funny for a comic does NOT give you an excuse for writing down whatever jumble of thoughts is in your head. There's just so much wrong with this comic. Really, it's alright to work on your comic BEFORE 11:55 at night. Please try i...
by Kisama
Mon Aug 02, 2010 1:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0009: "Serenity is Coming Out Tomorrow"
Replies: 24
Views: 10873

Re: "Serenity is coming out tomorrow" discussion (#9)

00Davo wrote:
Nyktos wrote:I thought the tenth was the ship and the eleventh was River's feet.

The tenth is the ship. The eleventh and twelfth are River's feet. She's got two, y'know.

And the hammer isn't Nathan Fillion's fists.
by Kisama
Mon Aug 02, 2010 1:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0774: "Atheists"
Replies: 1042
Views: 185597

Re: "Atheists" discussion (#774)

Can we assume that everyone who has read through this thread but refrained from posting feels superior to the rest of us?
by Kisama
Mon Nov 30, 2009 11:59 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Anime Thread of Doom
Replies: 4413
Views: 819087

Re: Go Away Dub Watchers: The Proper Anime Thread

I just finished watching Air. I liked it.... a lot.... but I don't think I've ever seen anything so depressing. Just... yeah. I'm not sure if I should even be recommending it or not just because of how depressing it was. :| After Clannad, I'm afraid of starting Kanon or Air. :shock: Do it. Although...
by Kisama
Thu Oct 22, 2009 6:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0652: "More Accurate"
Replies: 131
Views: 39999

Re: "More Accurate" Discussion

The phrase "left the present and entered the future" annoys me. Although I just realised the time-travel idea ties in with the Terminator theme, so I am appeased :) Even though time-travel movies are almost always stupid. As this comic points out, we have entered the the future. We just ha...
by Kisama
Fri Aug 21, 2009 6:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0626: "Newton and Leibniz"
Replies: 213
Views: 58790

Re: "Newton and Leibniz" Discussion

That's terrible. I feel like somebody just stabbed me in the kidneys because of how terrible that pun was. That's pretty much what I came here to say, and copying someone else's comment certainly fits with the spirit of the comic. One might even go so far as to say that it is integral to the plot. ...
by Kisama
Mon Aug 17, 2009 9:31 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: True Blood
Replies: 145
Views: 17670

Re: True Blood

I've almost finished the first season and I need to say that Sookie is an annoying bitch.

Aw lame, I just found out my favourite character is the killer :/
by Kisama
Mon Aug 17, 2009 9:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0622: "Haiku Proof"
Replies: 126
Views: 42221

Re: "Haiku Proof" Discussion

The product of any number of primes is an odd number unless one of those primes is 2. Thus, eliminating 2, the product of any number of primes, plus 1, is an even number, so the proof fails on its face. Or, if you think I'm misspelling, it falls on its face. Why eliminate 2? Anyway that just suppor...
by Kisama
Wed Aug 12, 2009 7:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0622: "Haiku Proof"
Replies: 126
Views: 42221

Re: "Haiku Proof" discussion

Warui desu
Eigo no haiku
Kore mou ne
by Kisama
Fri Aug 07, 2009 6:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0620: "Wings"
Replies: 141
Views: 36109

Re: "Wings" Discussion

Yay a clever and funny and sciency comic again! Now I remember why I started reading xkcd in the first place :)

[EDIT - Stupid question removed]
by Kisama
Mon Aug 03, 2009 7:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0618: "Asteroid"
Replies: 188
Views: 52072

Re: "Asteroid" discussion

Okay, now the number of people posting to say that they didn't get it without looking it up is getting annoying. The Little Prince is a classic of literature that's fit for kids. Deep Impact came out only 11 years ago. Seriously, at least look up a reference you don't understand before bitching abo...
by Kisama
Mon Jul 20, 2009 12:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0610: "Sheeple"
Replies: 511
Views: 97824

Re: "Sheeple" Discussion

I think we are on to something. Why do Objectivists have a bad name? I proffer four reasons. 1. Lots of Objectivists are in fact unopen to other people's opinions. Combine this with aggressiveness, a big ego... yea. 2. Deterministic universe. Ugh.... 3. Ayn Rand's views about the military 4. No fea...
by Kisama
Wed Jul 15, 2009 6:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0610: "Sheeple"
Replies: 511
Views: 97824

Re: Sheeple

I had a really long reply but when I treid to submit my internet wanged and now it's all gone :cry:

Edit: Solipsism FTW!
Edit2: Not really.
by Kisama
Mon Jul 06, 2009 8:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0606: "Cutting Edge"
Replies: 187
Views: 67390

Re: "Cutting Edge" discussion

It's been abandonware for years now. http://www.abandonia.com/en/games/13/Where+in+the+World+is+Carmen+Sandiego.html EDIT: GOD DAMNIT Hehe 8) Started browsing that site after posting the link and I found BRIX!!! Awesome!!! They don't seem to have Brix 2 though :/ I can see that my new 24" moni...
by Kisama
Mon Jul 06, 2009 7:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0606: "Cutting Edge"
Replies: 187
Views: 67390

Re: "Cutting Edge" discussion

I felt the same way when I would try to play the old mid-90s MSDOS version of "Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?" (Yeah, you heard me right; you all have your favorite games, I have mine :mrgreen: ), not because I have/choose to have an older computer, but because my taste in compute...
by Kisama
Fri Jun 26, 2009 10:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0601: "Game Theory"
Replies: 164
Views: 32028

Re: "Game Theory" Discussion

Speaking of Hollywood, my biggest movie peeve EVER has to be this: How they make every single thing a computer program does make noise. Like text appearing on screen: It makes a little beeeebeebeebeeep noise, like the computer version of a dot matrix printer. Same thing happens when the have a grap...
by Kisama
Wed Jun 10, 2009 6:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0594: "Period"
Replies: 133
Views: 86300

Re: "Period" Discussion

I just wanted to say that puns are awesome, and fuck Basic Human Decency :o
by Kisama
Wed Jun 10, 2009 5:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0595: "Android Girlfriend"
Replies: 120
Views: 27060

Re: "Android Girlfriend" Discussion

I'm about 82% sure the joke goes like this: 1.Knotting cherry=oral skill 2. Androids are weird so they arc weld instead. 3. So arc welding + fellatio = not that awesome... 4. Write a holy book. 5. ???? 6. prophet! Actually, step six is labeled "Muad'dib!". Technically, wouldn't "Kwis...
by Kisama
Mon Jun 01, 2009 9:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0559: "No Pun Intended"
Replies: 156
Views: 39633

Re: "No Pun Intended" Discussion

..Thank you for politely pointing out that I made 2 typos. It's my pleasure, though I sincerely did at first believe that they might be archaic spellings. Which kind of ties in with what other people have said about langage evolving etc, etc... By virtue of the fact that a collection of letters are...
by Kisama
Mon Jun 01, 2009 9:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0591: "Troll Slayer"
Replies: 178
Views: 186311

Re: "Troll Slayer" Discussion

Is it just me or is the guy's acne in the same arrangement as that photocopier-stopping pattern printed on most banknotes? The fellow does indeed appear to have a EURion Constellation on his face. Thats... that's genius. Yes... yes it is! I am suitably impressed! That more than makes up for the bur...
by Kisama
Mon Jun 01, 2009 9:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0559: "No Pun Intended"
Replies: 156
Views: 39633

Re: "No Pun Intended" Discussion

According to The Random House Dictionary of the Enclish Language - The Unabridgesd Edition , which is 1664 pages, not counting the 395 pages of other misc "SUPP." information and atlas, "dammit" is a word, but is " Informal. " "Damnit" is not. Are "Encli...
by Kisama
Thu May 28, 2009 10:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3531650

Re: Rant Thread

Get OUT of my life!!!! I am NOT your possession! I do NOT owe you anything! I hate being around you or dealing with you in any way. LEAVE ME ALONE YOU PSYCHOTIC BITCH!

:cry:
by Kisama
Thu May 21, 2009 5:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0586: "Mission To Culture"
Replies: 156
Views: 26241

Re: "Mission To Culture" Discussion

I'm pretty sure claiming something such as "remixing makes it worse" - even for something like Beethoven - makes you as bad as any other monocultured narrow mind. Genius as Ludwig was in getting such awesome sounds from the technology of the day, we have access to instruments and techniqu...
by Kisama
Wed May 20, 2009 6:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0586: "Mission To Culture"
Replies: 156
Views: 26241

Re: "Mission To Culture" Discussion

Being in the middle of rereading Ian M. Banks I tohught that this comic would go in a completely different direction after reading the title. Omw I didn't even think of that! Which one are you reading? I unfortunately only have a handful of his books :-( Need moar! The alt-text is sacrilegious! Rem...
by Kisama
Wed May 20, 2009 5:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0586: "Mission To Culture"
Replies: 156
Views: 26241

Re: "Mission To Culture" Discussion

The alt-text is sacrilegious! Remixing a Beethoven symphony is like plagiarising a Nobel-prize-winner's thesis but distorting it to lose most of it's meaning and intelligence. Would you do that Randall? Blasphemer! I'm disappointed that "The Symphony" is culture but other kinds of music ar...
by Kisama
Fri May 15, 2009 9:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0584: "Unsatisfied"
Replies: 145
Views: 36361

Re: "Unsatisfied" Discussion

I'm not 100% sure but I think this is the first ever example of Rule 34 on stick figures in the comic? (I know there have been other sex "scenes" but they were under the sheets so it doesn't count?) Well, not terribly much of http://xkcd.com/400/ is under the sheet. Also: Numerical Sex Po...
by Kisama
Fri May 15, 2009 6:08 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2378245

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

Greetings Zhyl, your intro post is packed with win :-) an amatuer baguette maker. BAGUETTE! I have invented a handshake that uses the left hand motor rule and the right hand dynamo rule from two people to make a cube. It can also work with 4 people if everyone lends a hand. I am intrigued! Can you p...
by Kisama
Fri May 15, 2009 5:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0584: "Unsatisfied"
Replies: 145
Views: 36361

Re: "Unsatisfied" Discussion

Warning: this comic occasionally contains strong language and depictions of stick figures engaging in sexual acts (which may be unsuitable for children), unusual humor (which may be unsuitable for adults), and advanced mathematics (which may be unsuitable for liberal-arts majors). fixed. I'm not 10...
by Kisama
Wed May 06, 2009 6:52 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: HOWTO: Convert a Christian to Atheism?
Replies: 91
Views: 7073

Re: HOWTO: Convert a Christian to Atheism?

So how do we define the indoctrination of children (who lack the wisdom to make informed judgements) with religious (or anti-religious) beliefs? Is that a form of conversion or just plain brainwashing? Something else? I'm glad my parents (christian mother, atheist father) didn't put much effort into...
by Kisama
Tue May 05, 2009 2:16 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2378245

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

Hi, I'm Ronnie, I'm 15 and was born in New Zealand but live in England. I'm a bit of a music nerd (which sucks cause I'm tone deaf :? ) and I'm also into video games and the occasional bout of Warhammer. So with my nerd credentials out of the way... I'm also a bit slow so forgive me if I'm unable t...
by Kisama
Tue May 05, 2009 5:27 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2378245

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

88 is banned on some forums and sites. Hmm? Why is this? It's used by nazis for HH (H is the 8th letter of the alphabet), which stands for Heil Hitler. Are... are you serious? It can be offensive to be an octogenarian..? 0_0 That's even more daft than all microsoft games preventing the use of "...
by Kisama
Mon May 04, 2009 6:06 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: HOWTO: Convert a Christian to Atheism?
Replies: 91
Views: 7073

Re: HOWTO: Convert a Christian to Atheism?

Well whoever took these steps successfully un-Christianised me: 1. Write a bible. 2. Wait a few thousand years for Kisama to read it. 3. Conversion complete. I don't mean to insult those who like the bible, but it was honestly one of the primary factors in turning me against the idea of worshipping ...
by Kisama
Mon May 04, 2009 5:31 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2378245

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

Hello, world! Although I am not actually authorised to speak for the world, hello to you too! And to NecklaceOfShadow, frankjeff, Pimmip and all the people who have introduced themselves on previous pages. And even people who haven't introduced themselves on previous pages. Heck, hello world! I use...
by Kisama
Wed Apr 29, 2009 9:29 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: 2 + 2 = 5
Replies: 175
Views: 55588

Re: 2 + 2 = 5

:( no-one wants to comment on my proof. Haha, sorry, I promptly forgot integration by parts at the end of every semester of maths so I didn't actually read through your proof. I do like your (very appropriate) sig though. :-) Oh, I see, you left out the constant of integration. :o F()1/x = ...

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