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by 4=5
Fri Dec 19, 2008 5:52 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: AI rebellion
Replies: 140
Views: 9260

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: 4520

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: 5361

Re: Flying Pipette?

give it a higher terminal velocity, with the mass distributed toward the front
by 4=5
Fri Dec 19, 2008 1:15 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Rick Warren at Inaugural Invocation
Replies: 48
Views: 2974

Re: Rick Warren at Inaugural Invocation

I mean if gays are allowed to have a legal partnership with the same visiting rights etc as a straight married couple, well it sucks that they can't get married in his church, but compare that to a couple million people living in horribly conditions barely having enough food to survive, and trapped...
by 4=5
Wed Dec 17, 2008 6:22 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Memes - do people know of them?
Replies: 169
Views: 11793

Re: Memes - do people know of them?

Jos wrote:
Sarr wrote:
Ann_on_a_mouse wrote:
Lier!
No, he's right.


O RLY? :wink:

O RLY? I hardly know her!
by 4=5
Wed Dec 17, 2008 3:10 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Darkfall???? Really????
Replies: 32
Views: 3151

Re: Darkfall???? Really????

Ah! you mean the lifeblood of a caring community.
by 4=5
Wed Dec 17, 2008 2:35 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Darkfall???? Really????
Replies: 32
Views: 3151

Re: Darkfall???? Really????

Yeah, I took a brief look through the official forums to see if there had been any hints on the server location front (of course, there hadn't), and fucking wow. I have never seen such a strong concentration of pure asshole in my life. It's full of the worst kind of internet tough guy dickheads - t...
by 4=5
Wed Dec 17, 2008 1:53 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Portal! WILD MASS GUESSING AND THEORIZING AND BULLSHIT!
Replies: 423
Views: 70855

Re: Portal Multiplayer

I'd start with a 2d portal multiplayer (2d from the top down) so that I could test the idea without getting disoriented.
by 4=5
Wed Dec 17, 2008 12:19 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Memes - do people know of them?
Replies: 169
Views: 11793

Re: Memes - do people know of them?

by 4=5
Tue Dec 16, 2008 10:42 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Memes - do people know of them?
Replies: 169
Views: 11793

Re: Memes - do people know of them?

in the end, XKCD just isn't large enough, or has enough of an internet presence for its memes to propagate very far on the internet. Compare these forums to FARK, or Something Awful, or the chans, and you'll get a taste of how small xkcd is. xkcd as a comic has a pretty big reach (I mean, Randall m...
by 4=5
Tue Dec 16, 2008 9:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: AI rebellion
Replies: 140
Views: 9260

Re: AI rebellion

[ Next up, congratulations. And thank you. You shocked me in putting up a mirror for myself. I definitely need to read more books and spend less times on teh intertubez. Because I never thought I would find myself on THIS side of the "Forget the movie, read the book"-thing. (To this day, ...
by 4=5
Tue Dec 16, 2008 9:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Memes - do people know of them?
Replies: 169
Views: 11793

Re: Memes - do people know of them?

lol is only a word filter on xkcd but the phrase comes from the Robertito Dr. Tran comercial.
by 4=5
Tue Dec 16, 2008 9:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Memes - do people know of them?
Replies: 169
Views: 11793

Re: Memes - do people know of them?

I think XKCD is a pretty cool guy, eh kills rapotrs and doesn't afraid of anything
by 4=5
Tue Dec 16, 2008 7:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: AI rebellion
Replies: 140
Views: 9260

Re: AI rebellion

The solution to the problem of AI mind control voodoo, is to keep the owners consistent. An AI does not pop from nothing, if you raise it you come to know it just as well as it knows you.
by 4=5
Tue Dec 16, 2008 8:20 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Teams/Groups/Clans/Guilds/etc
Replies: 31
Views: 3197

Re: Teams/Groups/Clans/Guilds/etc

I think drawing all your members from a single forum is a the best idea. It ensures that you get people who put effort into socializing and getting along with their team members, it ensures that you get people who's first loyalty is to your group, it ensures that you have a steady stream of new recr...
by 4=5
Tue Dec 16, 2008 6:43 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Downwind faster than the wind
Replies: 262
Views: 29561

Re: Downwind faster than the wind

oh I see the error in my thinking, you can have the device that is drawing power from the wind be moving slower than the wind while the vehicle is geared to move faster. When I saw the thread I neglected to check for pages and forgot about gearboxes.
by 4=5
Tue Dec 16, 2008 5:07 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Charged Ice Coil Gun
Replies: 31
Views: 2661

Re: Charged Ice Coil Gun

Perfect bullet: frozen tumor. If the shooting doesn't get them the cancer will.
by 4=5
Tue Dec 16, 2008 4:55 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Downwind faster than the wind
Replies: 262
Views: 29561

Re: Downwind faster than the wind

You cannot go faster than the wind in the same direction as it is going, you can however go faster than the wind in the opposite direction.
by 4=5
Mon Dec 15, 2008 6:54 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Nepal legalizes gay marriage (and the USA doesn't)
Replies: 55
Views: 5365

Re: Nepal legalizes gay marriage (and the USA doesn't)

ok lets do it by city.
by 4=5
Mon Dec 15, 2008 12:55 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: obi-wan
Replies: 156
Views: 20895

Re: obi-wan

use the thanks, luke
by 4=5
Mon Dec 15, 2008 12:25 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: obi-wan
Replies: 156
Views: 20895

Re: obi-wan

crush unrequitedly on her for years while working as a delivery boy in the future.
by 4=5
Sun Dec 14, 2008 10:15 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: 'The Daily Felstaff' - guess who hasn't updated their photobucket account!
Replies: 49
Views: 60514

Re: 'The Daily Felstaph' & Other Stickies

it's a very punctual daily paper
by 4=5
Sun Dec 14, 2008 5:29 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What's the average IQ of an atheist?
Replies: 157
Views: 19992

Re: What's the average IQ of an atheist?

there is a very simple explanation for the flynn effect. IQ tests don't measure intelligence, they measure modernness. When confronted with a question like "which is most like a rabbit; (a) dog, (b) rat." non modern people are more likely to choose the dog because "you hunt rabbits wi...
by 4=5
Sun Dec 14, 2008 7:54 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Logical and Ethical Shortcomings of the Pokémon Games...
Replies: 223
Views: 20083

Re: The Logical and Ethical Shortcomings of the Pokémon Games...

The word that was translated as splash actually more means "twitch" it's just that in the first games magi-carp was the only one who had it so they called it splash.
by 4=5
Sun Dec 14, 2008 3:38 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: That is cruel.
Replies: 201
Views: 15180

Re: That is cruel.

Testing various chatspeak phrases: ¡This cheese is burning me! lmao rofl PONIES! Ponies, ponies, ponies!1! I like Ponies! ftw wtf noob pwn Only two? A/S/L LBGTQ AFAIK BTW roflmao I got out this morning. Like the second grilled cheese, I was really looking forward to this run. It was meh. So so. I d...
by 4=5
Sun Dec 14, 2008 1:23 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Have 850 Gumballs (FREE GUMBALLS, P. 2!!)
Replies: 81
Views: 6126

Re: I Have 850 Gumballs

mail them to me
by 4=5
Sun Dec 14, 2008 1:11 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: I bet you wished you voted McCain NOW! (Obama has a Zune)
Replies: 46
Views: 4531

Re: I bet you wished you voted McCain NOW! (Obama has a Zune)

I wouldn't vote for Tony Blair to be President of Europe if he revealed he listens to iRiver stuff. Seriously, though, the 'zune community welcomes Obama' as one of them? What the fuck? And other people are like 'Oh noez, he mislead us, we wanted an iPod President!'. What the fuck? Some fanboys sca...
by 4=5
Sat Dec 13, 2008 8:15 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Kid O.D.'s live on webcam while 4chan users egg him on.
Replies: 155
Views: 12809

Re: Kid O.D.'s live on webcam while 4chan users egg him on.

I agree somewhat. I should never trust someone on the internet. But I should also be trustworthy on the internet. I see this incident as under the jurisdiction of manners and community, everyone who I have the slightest contact with is part of my community, and everyone in my community I have the re...
by 4=5
Thu Dec 11, 2008 1:20 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: You gotta get into Dwarf Fortress if you haven't already.
Replies: 4583
Views: 635721

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

new challenge, make a map dug entirely out of stairs. :D it'll be like everything can fly
by 4=5
Mon Dec 08, 2008 5:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0514: "Simultaneous"
Replies: 144
Views: 27314

Re: "Simultaneous" Discussion

wouldn't the distance be too small for the rollover between 0 and something to be noticed?
by 4=5
Mon Dec 08, 2008 1:26 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Off-colour jokes: "x is NOT funny!"
Replies: 9
Views: 1104

Re: Off-colour jokes: "x is NOT funny!"

I only tell misogynistic jokes when I'm surrounded by women. Other wise it wouldn't be at adrenilizeing.
by 4=5
Sun Dec 07, 2008 11:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0513: "Friends"
Replies: 914
Views: 211646

Re: "Friends" Discussion

I think I do the opposite of this, give signals that I'm interested in someone so they'll stick around and be my friend.
by 4=5
Sun Dec 07, 2008 11:21 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: "Every coin has two sides"
Replies: 19
Views: 23732

Re: "Every coin has two sides"

Imageedit to clarify: Not all coins have only two sides you could bring this up in hopes that they would then favor one of the otter phases here.
by 4=5
Sun Dec 07, 2008 11:19 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: None of these ___ true
Replies: 42
Views: 5718

Re: None of these ___ true

Just a guess, but none of these are true is shorthand for none of these four options are true ; suggesting to me that "are" would be correct in this context. How does that have any bearing on it, though? After all, clearly it's "one of these is true" and "one of these four ...
by 4=5
Sun Dec 07, 2008 11:13 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Teen self esteem too high?
Replies: 50
Views: 5183

Re: Teen self esteem too high?

Some maybe related thing I've read: There's a study showing that people who are worse in a new subject than others are often also worse in predicting their qualities in that field than those others. I'll have to reread it (and find out the source, btw) because that doesn't entirely reflect my exper...
by 4=5
Sun Dec 07, 2008 11:00 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Breastfeeding at 8
Replies: 86
Views: 10024

Re: Breastfeeding at 8

I have memories of breast feeding (I stopped about three) it really isn't weird at all. My opinion is that breast feeding at any age isn't inherently harmful, if it's enough of an outlier (like say age 20) it's probably a symptom though.
by 4=5
Wed Nov 26, 2008 8:48 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: UK is a police state
Replies: 136
Views: 10918

Re: UK is a police state

clintonius wrote:You forgot #4: Oh god, I've been a bad boy. Yeah, I'm such a bad boy. Take that cop uniform off slowly and show me how bad I've been!

Eh, maybe that's only in Spokane.

Elaborate please? I don't know the incident you're talking about..
by 4=5
Wed Nov 26, 2008 8:42 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Kid O.D.'s live on webcam while 4chan users egg him on.
Replies: 155
Views: 12809

Re: Kid O.D.'s live on webcam while 4chan users egg him on.

if someone wants to kill themself don't stop them, how are they going to learn if you don't let them make mistakes?
by 4=5
Wed Nov 26, 2008 8:31 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Post in this thread and get banned
Replies: 133
Views: 28864

Re: Post in this thread and get banned

HAI GUYS!!! WHAT'S HAPPENING in HERE??

If you're me?

The best party ever.
by 4=5
Wed Nov 26, 2008 8:31 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Have you ever been Banned? (here or anywhere)
Replies: 125
Views: 9676

Re: Have you ever been Banned?

I got warned by two different mods that my posts in serious business weren't up to par so I banned myself from that forum. Now off to post in belial's thread.

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