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by 4=5
Thu Feb 05, 2009 1:44 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Photography = terrorism
Replies: 72
Views: 4688

Re: Photography = terrorism

holy fuck, One of the few things that let me know about the police abusing a little bit of their power here was the guy with a video camera watching the whole thing
by 4=5
Tue Feb 03, 2009 6:09 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What do you consider MEME worthy?
Replies: 38
Views: 2446

Re: What do you consider MEME worthy?

"everything is made of atoms"
if you have seen the first episode of saint saya you'd understand.
by 4=5
Mon Feb 02, 2009 1:45 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Advertisements watching people
Replies: 117
Views: 7041

Re: Advertisements watching people

I like salidin's idea of cardboard cutouts. You can make thier data useless in a nonviolent way.
by 4=5
Sun Feb 01, 2009 4:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: xkcdia
Replies: 574
Views: 87831

Re: xkcdia

Chfan wrote:Seriously, though. What's the purple city?

it's pink

What might work well is have each person build a small floating piece with standard attachments.
by 4=5
Sun Feb 01, 2009 1:57 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: PETA Ad Banned From Super Bowl For Being "Too Sexy"
Replies: 70
Views: 6106

Re: PETA Ad Banned From Super Bowl For Being "Too Sexy"

what bugs me most about it is how bad they are at provoking any emotion but laughter.
by 4=5
Sat Jan 31, 2009 4:24 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: First time impressions
Replies: 4
Views: 597

Re: First time impressions

My first impression of find the hidden object games was "what? why would I want to do that?"
by 4=5
Sat Jan 31, 2009 4:22 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Professor Layton
Replies: 4
Views: 648

Re: Professor Layton

I thought the reveal that
Spoiler:
everybody was an automiton
was a great way to explain their repetitive behavior. Even though they didn't use it to explain that.
by 4=5
Sat Jan 31, 2009 1:25 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Research Shows Animals Know Right From Wrong
Replies: 20
Views: 2083

Re: Research Shows Animals Know Right From Wrong

It's like in 6th grade when the teacher liked to show how immature we all were by saying he could write three letters on the blackboard and get us to laugh for 15 minutes. S E X And we'd all laugh and laugh. Apparently XKCD is just as bad, but we have a few additional triggers as well G O D R E L I...
by 4=5
Thu Jan 29, 2009 2:43 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Can raptors be defeated?
Replies: 51
Views: 6899

Re: Can raptors be defeated?

In my experience hugging them works.
by 4=5
Thu Jan 29, 2009 2:39 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Technology GO!
Replies: 33
Views: 2396

Re: Technology GO!

the only tower that merlin was involved with kept falling down because it was ontop of an underground lake.
by 4=5
Thu Jan 29, 2009 2:24 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Can I has some violence?
Replies: 124
Views: 7966

Re: Can I has some violence?

no fights. This one time in 7nth grade a kid triad to pick a fight with me since he thought it might make him feel better, I don't think it counts since he didn't manage to land a punch and I didn't do any damage to him.
by 4=5
Thu Jan 29, 2009 1:33 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Unskippable
Replies: 16
Views: 1150

Re: Unskippable

I head them start speaking and my reaction was "is that paul and graham?"
by 4=5
Mon Jan 26, 2009 7:09 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minebot Arena
Replies: 6
Views: 1022

Re: Minebot Arena

would Zauron's smaller lair be Zauron's lariat?
by 4=5
Mon Jan 26, 2009 7:05 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Words that you are sure exist, but can't find
Replies: 225
Views: 78387

Re: Words that you are sure exist, but can't find

My English teacher for year ten (tenth grade) marked me down in an assessment paper for using the word "fantastical". I defended myself, claiming it was indeed a word. It much bothered me that she: for one; did not recognise it as a word, and two; I knew that I had heard or read that word...
by 4=5
Mon Jan 26, 2009 7:01 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Through my and his heads?
Replies: 7
Views: 884

Re: Through my and his heads?

Let us declare that this should be plural/ because it is a conceivable situation that the two might share a head.
by 4=5
Mon Jan 26, 2009 6:58 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Question regarding "seen as"
Replies: 13
Views: 1147

Re: Question regarding "seen as"

I'd think that that "seen as" would be people phonetisizeing the phrase wrong.
by 4=5
Tue Jan 20, 2009 5:46 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Methane found in Mars - Life on Mars! We aren't alone?
Replies: 19
Views: 2510

Re: Methane found in Mars - Life on Mars! We aren't alone?

but why would they do well here? I really don't think this would be a good environment for them.
by 4=5
Mon Jan 19, 2009 3:41 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Something on Youtube
Replies: 2050
Views: 612163

Re: Something on Youtube

The Spherical Cow wrote:Woman wins "What's the most unusual thing you've eaten" in spectacular style.

I like how she's so matter-of-fact about the whole thing.

it seems like a fairly normal reaction to me.
by 4=5
Fri Jan 02, 2009 5:23 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Oops, I accidentally a whole meme.
Replies: 153
Views: 19631

Re: Oops, I accidentally a whole meme.

are you guys repeating the earlier thread word for word?
by 4=5
Fri Jan 02, 2009 5:14 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: An international stadard unit of damage points and hit point
Replies: 11
Views: 1416

Re: An international stadard unit of damage points and hit point

I don't think that would work either, because you'd have to take into account armor values and types and standardise that. Bladed weapons do more against certain armors than others, for example, and thus have different damage capacities dependent upon armor. I guess you could throw that into percen...
by 4=5
Fri Jan 02, 2009 2:11 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: An international stadard unit of damage points and hit point
Replies: 11
Views: 1416

Re: An international stadard unit of damage points and hit point

I meant it more as you are fighting against a copy of yourself
by 4=5
Thu Jan 01, 2009 7:35 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: An international stadard unit of damage points and hit point
Replies: 11
Views: 1416

Re: An international stadard unit of damage points and hit point

Use the number of turns it takes for you to kill yourself as X. Then multiply the stats until the two values are equal.
by 4=5
Wed Dec 31, 2008 7:00 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Cool games on the interweb
Replies: 1035
Views: 186477

Re: Cool games on the interweb redux

a really cool game where you are a programer/alchemist The Codex of Alchemical Engineering b,9,10;b,12,8;m,12,10,180,1,oucd;m,7,10,90,1,clor;m,9,12,270,1,olcr;m,10,8,90,1,clor;m,9,8,0,3,odcu;m,13,5,90,2,cdou; put that on the first level for an an interesting mechanism another game by the same people...
by 4=5
Mon Dec 29, 2008 6:50 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Words you think English should have or bring back.
Replies: 643
Views: 130034

Re: Missing Words, Words You Think We Should Have

It seems like a lot of the words we need are antonyms; There should be a word for the opposite of dense. Light is the opposite of heavy, of course, but it's not quite the same. "Not Dense" sounds a bit dens--um, inelegant. I'm thinking something something airy sounding, starting with t-h....
by 4=5
Mon Dec 29, 2008 6:05 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.
Replies: 4583
Views: 594353

Re: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.

my jeweler keeps canceling "cut rubies" because he doesn't have rough rubies even though a stockpile of them is just outside his door edit, I removed the door just in case it was the problem, he's sitting in there getting thirsty but not moveing You've probably long since abandoned this p...
by 4=5
Mon Dec 29, 2008 5:20 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.
Replies: 4973
Views: 677825

Re: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.

eqixx wrote:i'd eventually one day like to live in America. New England preferably.

this whole thread makes me want that less and less......

thanks a lot guys.


:P

Why new england? The old one's not good enough for you?
by 4=5
Mon Dec 29, 2008 1:33 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: online news sources
Replies: 4
Views: 738

Re: online news sources

LeopoldBloom wrote:Oh, andThe Onion. A respectable publication, generally accurate and they try to be absolutely impartial.

They're also really nice because they almost always cite their sources.
by 4=5
Fri Dec 26, 2008 1:46 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Ever had a weird roommate?
Replies: 43
Views: 4423

Re: Ever had a weird roommate?

I AM the weird roomate. I like to think of myself as a classhole similar to Black Hat Guy, except less elaborate. My favorite prank so far has been shimmying up the walls of our hallway so that I am suspended over the door into the room. Then when someone comes in I yell very loud so they look up i...
by 4=5
Tue Dec 23, 2008 7:09 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: MASSIVE Eve dupe uncovered (4 years and over 2,500-3,000 bil
Replies: 62
Views: 5737

Re: MASSIVE Eve dupe uncovered (4 years and over 2,500-3,000 bil

I would take the money until the place to turn it in was very close or the money was an amount that it looked like someone would really be hurt or upset by not having.
by 4=5
Tue Dec 23, 2008 6:40 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Homosexuals in the military
Replies: 199
Views: 16354

Re: Homosexuals in the military

I have not seen this suggested yet, I think it would be an interesting experiment to have a couple all gay units. See how the moral goes and compare to several officially integrated units and to the rest of the normal units.
by 4=5
Mon Dec 22, 2008 8:12 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Sociopaths and prisoners
Replies: 40
Views: 4816

Re: Sociopaths and prisoners

Spoiler:
a=e c is closely related but i haven't done an exhaustive study
by 4=5
Mon Dec 22, 2008 6:01 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Describe a game you think would be awesome
Replies: 128
Views: 10847

Re: Describe a game you think would be awesome

notch, I'd heard of you before but I hadn't gone to your site. logic hex is fun I covered the field in not gates and one + pretty patterns resulted. Miners4k is fun and it gave me an idea for a game that makes this post on topic. You have a whole bunch of little critters like in miners that have rul...
by 4=5
Mon Dec 22, 2008 4:54 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Cool games on the interwebs bragging thread
Replies: 6
Views: 1145

Re: Cool games on the interwebs bragging thread

0.1922 seconds average

I also got a 0 second sheep, I'm not sure why.
by 4=5
Sat Dec 20, 2008 12:10 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: AI rebellion
Replies: 140
Views: 8439

Re: AI rebellion

but you aren't really aware of yourself, what you have is an idealized representation of yourself.
by 4=5
Fri Dec 19, 2008 5:06 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Snow Art
Replies: 49
Views: 4116

Re: Snow Art

one of my friends put a snowman in the middle of the road and then added a shocked snowman onlooker.
by 4=5
Fri Dec 19, 2008 5:52 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: AI rebellion
Replies: 140
Views: 8439

Re: AI rebellion

Scenario 4: The human race produces Strong AI, which after some time controls the entire world. AI erases human knowledge of science and technology and become "gods" who are tended to by "priests". The rest of the smaller human population is used in undesired jobs, or just let t...
by 4=5
Fri Dec 19, 2008 1:58 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Snow Art
Replies: 49
Views: 4116

Re: Snow Art

is forecasted with a low of 20 so it'll probably stop sticking then
I'm going to stomp out a giant comic in my back yard.
by 4=5
Fri Dec 19, 2008 1:20 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Flying Pipette?
Replies: 20
Views: 5255

Re: Flying Pipette?

give it a higher terminal velocity, with the mass distributed toward the front

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