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by somitomi
Mon Apr 08, 2019 1:39 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)
Replies: 36919
Views: 2372503

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

Oh no, blue birb of happiness is sad...
*universe implodes*
by somitomi
Mon Apr 08, 2019 1:36 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Bump Thread 5: No way is flicky gonna win again /s
Replies: 2045
Views: 78247

Re: The Bump Thread 5: No way is flicky gonna win again

Is this bump game the longest yet?
by somitomi
Mon Apr 08, 2019 5:45 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7692
Views: 743326

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

I have two desktop computers with serial ports.

A loop dipole antenna?
by somitomi
Sun Apr 07, 2019 10:27 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess The Next Poster
Replies: 23681
Views: 1818501

Re: Guess The Next Poster

It depends, who's asking?

marionic?
by somitomi
Sun Apr 07, 2019 10:26 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Bump Thread 5: No way is flicky gonna win again /s
Replies: 2045
Views: 78247

Re: The Bump Thread 5: No way is flicky gonna win again

SP? A VHS cassette holds a maximum of about 430 m (1,410 ft.) of tape at the lowest acceptable tape thickness, giving a maximum playing time of about four hours in a T-240/DF480 for NTSC and five hours in an E-300 for PAL at "standard play" (SP) quality. More frequently however, VHS tapes...
by somitomi
Sun Apr 07, 2019 10:22 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Album Cover'd!
Replies: 296
Views: 55514

Re: Album Cover'd!

StephenWalker.jpg Wiki , Quote , Image ⋅ Artist name source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Crowder_(filmmaker) ⋅ Album name source: https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Planet_of_the_Apes_(2001_film) ⋅ Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/dobingdesign/40574930583/...
by somitomi
Sun Apr 07, 2019 9:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2132: "Percentage Styles"
Replies: 39
Views: 4227

Re: 2132: "Percentage Styles"

Wait, do you mean "those who put the currency sign behind the price"? In front of the price is the place it's supposed to go: $14.99, $1200, etc. Incidentally, I find that the people who write %65 are also likely to write things like "15$" and (even worse) "1 million$"...
by somitomi
Sun Apr 07, 2019 9:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2133: "EHT Black Hole PIcture"
Replies: 35
Views: 4850

Re: 2133: "EHT Black Hole PIcture"

I'm glad I know a little about web development, because sometimes the only way to save a copy of an image being displayed on a webpage is to go to Chrome's Developer Console and either find it in the "resources loaded" list or snip the direct URL to the image from the piece of JavaScript ...
by somitomi
Sat Apr 06, 2019 5:19 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess The Next Poster
Replies: 23681
Views: 1818501

Re: Guess The Next Poster

No Rose here.

Any Roses there?
by somitomi
Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2131: “Emojidome”
Replies: 123
Views: 14795

Re: 2131: “Emojidome”

The only problem I see with the Boaty McBoatface incident is that the Natural Environment Research Council chose the 4th place name for the ship in question. For reference, "Boaty McBoatface" was the most popular suggestion at 33.16% of the vote, while the next 4 suggestions collectively ...
by somitomi
Thu Apr 04, 2019 8:31 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)
Replies: 36919
Views: 2372503

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

on the other hand, my wife is a flippin' super hero - she is going to fix the car for like $500. because she's just that badass. That's exactly the crux of my question: if your wife (who I assume is not a qualified automotive technician) can repair it for $500 then the insurance company grossly und...
by somitomi
Thu Apr 04, 2019 8:25 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Post number N wins 5: Will it finish slower? (yes)
Replies: 224
Views: 17383

Re: Post number N wins 5: Will it finish slower?

flicky1991 wrote:
somitomi wrote:
flicky1991 wrote:Or does he?

He already did, you just don't know it yet.
We'll see about that.

He already did, you just don't know it yet.
by somitomi
Thu Apr 04, 2019 3:10 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Post number N wins 5: Will it finish slower? (yes)
Replies: 224
Views: 17383

Re: Post number N wins 5: Will it finish slower?

flicky1991 wrote:Or does he?

He already did, you just don't know it yet.
by somitomi
Wed Apr 03, 2019 9:26 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)
Replies: 36919
Views: 2372503

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

on the other hand, my wife is a flippin' super hero - she is going to fix the car for like $500. because she's just that badass. That's exactly the crux of my question: if your wife (who I assume is not a qualified automotive technician) can repair it for $500 then the insurance company grossly und...
by somitomi
Wed Apr 03, 2019 9:18 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Post number N wins 5: Will it finish slower? (yes)
Replies: 224
Views: 17383

Re: Post number N wins 5: Will it finish slower?

somitomi wins the game
by somitomi
Wed Apr 03, 2019 9:11 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Thread Necromancy: Assassin Edition
Replies: 172
Views: 28817

Re: Thread Necromancy: Assassin Edition

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by somitomi
Wed Apr 03, 2019 5:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2132: "Percentage Styles"
Replies: 39
Views: 4227

Re: 2132: "Percentage Styles"

In a tribute to classical Latin, I started pronouncing it 'per-kent.' Eventually my friends had to resort to spritzing me with a water bottle like a cat to train me out of it. I haven't thought of this before, but you could express people-related statistics by scaling the whole population to a coun...
by somitomi
Wed Apr 03, 2019 2:47 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Biweekly Song Contest (Submit Your Favorite Music)
Replies: 106
Views: 4207

Re: Biweekly Song Contest (Submit Your Favorite Music)

Ooh, a chance to discover new music and get into pointless arguments about [song title redacted] being The Greatest Music Anyone Has Ever Composed? Count me in!
by somitomi
Tue Apr 02, 2019 5:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2131: “Emojidome”
Replies: 123
Views: 14795

Re: 2131: “Emojidome”

Cute final image! And very quickly created! http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=43355 http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=42863 I'm slightly concerned that the hedgehog doesn't have a suit. Maybe it wasn't prepared to go to spaaace today... Yeah, well this won't make a whole lot of ...
by somitomi
Tue Apr 02, 2019 5:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2131: “Emojidome”
Replies: 123
Views: 14795

Re: 2131: “Emojidome”

Cute final image! And very quickly created! http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=43355 http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=42863 I'm slightly concerned that the hedgehog doesn't have a suit. Maybe it wasn't prepared to go to spaaace today... Yeah, well this won't make a whole lot of ...
by somitomi
Tue Apr 02, 2019 4:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2131: “Emojidome”
Replies: 123
Views: 14795

Re: 2131: “Emojidome”

This was underwhelming, I thought there'd be some kind of award ceremony or at least a solitaire animation.
by somitomi
Tue Apr 02, 2019 2:37 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Bump Thread 5: No way is flicky gonna win again /s
Replies: 2045
Views: 78247

Re: The Bump Thread 5: No way is flicky gonna win again

must......keep......posting.....to make.....title.... correct...
by somitomi
Tue Apr 02, 2019 10:06 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Album Cover'd!
Replies: 296
Views: 55514

Re: Album Cover'd!

Eleocharis Equisetoides is an indie rock band from Canada. Their first, self-released album has a number of catchy songs, but the sound editing is a bit rough and the album lacks a consistent tone. Nevertheless their concerts are worth attending (the Up Is Down tour will visit a couple cities along ...
by somitomi
Tue Apr 02, 2019 9:50 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Wams belated simple game - Day 3
Replies: 515
Views: 16829

Re: Wams belated simple game - Day 3

Good game everyone, guess I'll have to work on my skills of talking myself out of it. I actually was happy with the first iteration... But I'm glad I provided some entertainment for the viewers. Sorry about that. Somitomi - Sorry you ended up getting lynched, though I guess that's a risk you take wh...
by somitomi
Mon Apr 01, 2019 4:51 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Album Cover'd!
Replies: 296
Views: 55514

Re: Album Cover'd!

I saw a similar ruleset to the original rules for this thread posted somewhere else and decided to try my hand at it again. The only rule difference is how you get the quote for the album name (the one linked on this thread seems to be dead anyway). Yeah, the original quote link doesn't work for me...
by somitomi
Mon Apr 01, 2019 12:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2128: "New Robot"
Replies: 40
Views: 5644

Re: 2128: "New Robot"

If you have enough energy to spare to keep the balloon pressurized with photon pressure alone, then you have more than enough energy to remain airborne without any buoyancy at all as a heavier-than-air craft. Yes, but then you lose the opportunity to travel with a "photon balloon" and hon...
by somitomi
Sun Mar 31, 2019 5:42 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7692
Views: 743326

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

My notes for a course in probability theory are right here. Stupid test on monday...

A head cleaner cassette?
by somitomi
Sun Mar 31, 2019 5:40 pm UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: Sign-ups (for PLAYERS)
Replies: 7487
Views: 818693

Re: Sign-ups (for PLAYERS)

Well, I'm suddenly next in the queue, so I guess I'd better open the signups. Reversi A normal, everyday game, with just one important twist. Mod: SuicideJunkie Size: 7+ Speed: 5 day/ 2 Night Start Date: TBD (Mid April) Bastardry: One. All the usual rules and mechanics except: You must play AGAINST ...
by somitomi
Sun Mar 31, 2019 4:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3483803

Re: Blistering blue barnacles

Things I hate: using style to differentiate between letters used to label various mathematical concepts. Go steal some letters from the Cyrillic alphabet if you used up the Greek one, just don't do nonsense like using "cursive A" for event sets and also using "A" for events. Yeah...
by somitomi
Sun Mar 31, 2019 2:11 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess The Next Poster
Replies: 23681
Views: 1818501

Re: Guess The Next Poster

Not yet

mindy?
by somitomi
Sun Mar 31, 2019 10:43 am UTC
Forum: Mafia
Topic: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread
Replies: 32757
Views: 2557888

Re: The Gojoe Memorial Mafia Discussion Thread

Some important stuff: Your representative should be prepared for having to read upwards of 600 posts per 24 hours during the early stages of the game. Additionally, there’s a requirement that each player must make at least 10 posts per Game Day. Only active players should apply/participate. I'm gon...
by somitomi
Sat Mar 30, 2019 7:32 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess The Next Poster
Replies: 23681
Views: 1818501

Re: Guess The Next Poster

No, I don't think that's right.

Someone assisting a timelord?
by somitomi
Sat Mar 30, 2019 3:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2130: "Industry Nicknames"
Replies: 28
Views: 3957

Re: 2130: "Industry Nicknames"

gcgcgcgc wrote:I'm supported by the American hairpiece and toupee industry. You could say I'm in the pocket of Big Wigs.
(and I didn't even know wigs had pockets!)

And now I will ruin this by telling you I'm getting money from manufacturers of heavy goods vehicles, that is, I'm in the pocket of Big Rigs.
by somitomi
Sat Mar 30, 2019 11:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2128: "New Robot"
Replies: 40
Views: 5644

Re: 2128: "New Robot"

Another gedanken. Same problem. Now you're talking about having sufficient charge on the inside surface to exert a repulsive pressure of 1 atmosphere. That value could be calculated (for a balloon of given size), but I suspect the charge would be high enough to escape by discharge to ground. All in...
by somitomi
Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:54 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Maximize the post:views ratio! (if you look, you must post)
Replies: 36919
Views: 2372503

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

eran_rathan wrote:wife is fine, it just dinged up the front quarter panel, there was literally no reason for it to be totaled.

Yay for your wife being fine. Boo for the car being totaled. How's that even possible?

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