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by Soupspoon
Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:14 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Volume of the platonic diet
Replies: 12
Views: 2412

Re: Volume of the platonic diet

I tried to find out what we were even talking about, before contributing, but couldn't get beyond links I presumed were entire parodies of any 'real' Platonic Diet that someone might have coined... (The most official-looing "Main website" led only to Facebook pages where the "You must...
by Soupspoon
Wed Mar 22, 2017 2:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1814: "Color Pattern"
Replies: 61
Views: 8826

Re: 1814: "Color Pattern"

Hiferator wrote:As a non-native speaker, I would like to know what is the song this is a reference to.

It's an American(-Italian) 1950s Vegas-ish crooner thing...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=69O4PXzAQ5Y

(And legitimate Wikipedia In-Popular-Culturising possible for someone here, if someone wants to do it.)
by Soupspoon
Wed Mar 22, 2017 2:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1813: "Vomiting Emoji"
Replies: 45
Views: 7921

Re: 1813: "Vomiting Emoji"

Vomiting backspace?
by Soupspoon
Wed Mar 22, 2017 1:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1814: "Color Pattern"
Replies: 61
Views: 8826

Re: 1814: "Color Pattern"

orthogon wrote:If anyone isn't sure what a moiré is, here's a picture illustrating it:
Spoiler:
Image

That pun is sickening. It actually made me eel.
by Soupspoon
Wed Mar 22, 2017 1:08 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess the element!
Replies: 49
Views: 5129

Re: Guess the element!

Insofar as I have any influence over the list, it seems accurate.

/wafts pheromones of an appropriate kind to attract others...
by Soupspoon
Wed Mar 22, 2017 1:04 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count that resets after an hour of inactivity
Replies: 3928
Views: 79831

Re: Count that resets after an hour of inactivity

=scalar('a'..'z');
by Soupspoon
Tue Mar 21, 2017 11:53 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count that resets after an hour of inactivity
Replies: 3928
Views: 79831

Re: Count that resets after an hour of inactivity

Two and two and two and two and two and two and three and three and three and three.
by Soupspoon
Tue Mar 21, 2017 5:23 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count that resets after an hour of inactivity
Replies: 3928
Views: 79831

Re: Count that resets after an hour of inactivity

n, where n=3, in this instance, but it hardly matters. :P
by Soupspoon
Tue Mar 21, 2017 5:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1813: "Vomiting Emoji"
Replies: 45
Views: 7921

Re: 1813: "Vomiting Emoji"

I have not spent any money on films like "Pixels", "Battleship", any of the "Transformer" franchise, or any of the LEGO movies.  You can add this 'emoji movie' abomination to that same list. Of those, I would say that The Lego Movie (yet to see the Batman one) is the a...
by Soupspoon
Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:43 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess the element!
Replies: 49
Views: 5129

Re: Guess the element!

somitomi wrote:[By the way, what the heck is the last word?
It's a(n arbitrary) platinum ion...

(Pity I couldn't get "xce" in there. Probably obscured what I thought was a more fun way of doing it than using numbers 53, 8 and 7 again.)
by Soupspoon
Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:02 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess the element!
Replies: 49
Views: 5129

Re: Guess the element!

Iodine Americium Tungsten astatine carbon hydrogen indium gAllium neodynium Calcium nitrogen Phosphorous lanthanum yttrium Aluminium sulphur oxygen... (Nobelium Sulphur erbium (sic) carbon hElium nitrogen germanium (sic!) nitrogen einsteinium, Holmium neon sulphur thallium yttrium. Thorium iodine sI...
by Soupspoon
Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:30 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count that resets after an hour of inactivity
Replies: 3928
Views: 79831

Re: Count that resets after an hour of inactivity

4 (been wondering about theoretical methods of scoring... I think "being a participant (but not the last) in the last hour of a run" should be negative points. Maybe fractional_hour_prior_to_the_end minus full_hour), cumulative per person for every instance that qualifies... Penalises the ...
by Soupspoon
Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:04 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count that resets after an hour of inactivity
Replies: 3928
Views: 79831

Re: Count that resets after an hour of inactivity

0, darnit!

(1h1m1s)

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