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by 12obin
Mon Sep 29, 2014 9:38 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Incredible Changing Sentence
Replies: 5618
Views: 536354

Re: The Incredible Changing Sentence

Giant fireflies doubt that they swallowed the moon.
by 12obin
Mon Sep 29, 2014 8:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"
Replies: 60
Views: 12211

Re: 1427: "iOS Keyboard"

Did anyone else feel intensely sad when they read the "leaf on the wind" panel? I had a really surprisingly strong reaction. Turns out I still have Firefly feels.
by 12obin
Mon Sep 29, 2014 7:44 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Incredible Changing Sentence
Replies: 5618
Views: 536354

Re: The Incredible Changing Sentence

Giant fireflies doubt that fear-rainbows swallowed the moon.
by 12obin
Mon Sep 29, 2014 7:40 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7051
Views: 502933

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

[Beware the dread doublepost]
by 12obin
Mon Sep 29, 2014 7:39 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Can you produce [X] in less than 15 seconds?
Replies: 7051
Views: 502933

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

Nope. No dead-tree dictionary of any language at all.

An ethernet cable that is connected to something?
by 12obin
Mon Sep 29, 2014 6:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104852
Views: 29828987

Re: 1190: "Time"

patzer wrote:You are strongly encouraged to spend the next month reading the entire thread as part of our elaborate cult initiation ritual.



Migratory Chicken wrote:I've been reading the thread, though not at a constant rate, since October of November of last year, and am now at page 908


Presented without comment.
by 12obin
Mon Sep 29, 2014 6:44 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: is this the right place for a disability [safespace]?
Replies: 8
Views: 4881

Re: is this the right place for a disability [safespace]?

Yeah I think by this forum's definition of [safespace] they can't coexist. It's just that that seems to be the only way to have an identity-based space. I don't actually want a [safespace] as it's defined here, just a space limited to people who are disabled. There's a difference between things gett...
by 12obin
Mon Sep 29, 2014 7:54 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0075: "Phone Keypad"
Replies: 69
Views: 34435

Re: What-If 0075: "Phone Keypad"

This is the last thread I had posted to before yesterday.
by 12obin
Mon Sep 29, 2014 7:53 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Calvinball!
Replies: 239
Views: 40083

Re: Calvinball!

The score is the quantified measure of how late I will be for work tomorrow, divided by how tired I will be.
I crawl under the bleachers and go to sleep. My shoes remain in play.
by 12obin
Mon Sep 29, 2014 7:40 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Calvinball!
Replies: 239
Views: 40083

Re: Calvinball!

Oh dear, so it is. I apologize. The score is as many as you could count to when you were three years and six months old.
by 12obin
Mon Sep 29, 2014 7:34 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Bad Translator!
Replies: 40
Views: 5436

Re: Bad Translator!

Original text:

"In the book I'm reading, gay men are portrayed as predatory, and that bothers me. "

...6 translations later, SDL gives us:

"In the book, that I, would read I am is me, the happy men as a greedy comb and that, that is disturbed. "
by 12obin
Mon Sep 29, 2014 7:11 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One Letter Word Game
Replies: 1269
Views: 101295

Re: One Letter Word Game

[Ugh double-post, sorry]
by 12obin
Mon Sep 29, 2014 7:11 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: One Letter Word Game
Replies: 1269
Views: 101295

Re: One Letter Word Game

Piler
by 12obin
Mon Sep 29, 2014 7:09 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Calvinball!
Replies: 239
Views: 40083

Re: Calvinball!

The score is 18 to the anarchocapitalists, 14 to the Toronto Bluejays.

I carefully remove my shoes while crying.
by 12obin
Mon Sep 29, 2014 7:08 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Calvinball!
Replies: 239
Views: 40083

Re: Calvinball!

The score is 18 to the anarchocapitalists, 14 to the Toronto Bluejays.

I carefully remove my shoes while crying.
by 12obin
Mon Sep 29, 2014 6:43 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Word Crescent
Replies: 568
Views: 53927

Re: Word Crescent

I'd just like to point out that Rosewinsall is in Nidd because the color red is reserved for moderators.

But in any case,
catching
by 12obin
Mon Sep 29, 2014 6:15 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Read once quickly, then remember and reproduce
Replies: 991
Views: 146318

Re: Read once quickly, then remember and reproduce

Point of order: Having read through a bunch of these, I think there's a bit of a problem of people posting maybe a dozen posts apart and still remembering words from the last one they did. Sometimes a word or phrase will disappear for a while and then reappear in a way that seems unlikely. Sorry if ...
by 12obin
Mon Sep 29, 2014 6:03 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Read once quickly, then remember and reproduce
Replies: 991
Views: 146318

Re: Read once quickly, then remember and reproduce

Spoiler:
Out of frustration, and in order to read my eels twice, I have flattened them with my Korean
by 12obin
Mon Sep 29, 2014 5:39 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Letter puzzle "CASUAL ETOJP"
Replies: 3
Views: 3289

Re: Letter puzzle "CASUAL ETOJP"

Haha! I tried to google it because it was bugging me, and I found all the other places you've been posting these.
by 12obin
Mon Sep 29, 2014 5:28 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: 11 letter puzzle
Replies: 3
Views: 2375

Re: 11 letter puzzle

The most obvious things to me are that lonely "o" and the repetition of "r t" (and maybe also the "t r"?). I was thinking about initials of political leaders or something, but that "o" really changes things. I thought maybe there would be a letter tha...
by 12obin
Mon Sep 29, 2014 4:36 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: is this the right place for a disability [safespace]?
Replies: 8
Views: 4881

Re: is this the right place for a disability [safespace]?

I would like to and can't figure out how. I thought maybe that was beyond my powers. Do you know how?
by 12obin
Mon Sep 29, 2014 3:58 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Correct Horse Battery Staple sentence construction
Replies: 21
Views: 3935

Re: Correct Horse Battery Staple sentence construction

And-Corner-Citizen-Sad

Citizen Happy used his cattle prod to threaten and corner Citizen Sad.
by 12obin
Mon Sep 29, 2014 3:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104852
Views: 29828987

Re: 1190: "Time"

Holy shit this is still an active thread. Have you developed an entire society while I was gone?
by 12obin
Mon Sep 29, 2014 3:45 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: is this the right place for a disability [safespace]?
Replies: 8
Views: 4881

Re: is this the right place for a disability [safespace]?

Roger that.
That one seemed to be geared towards day-to-day support, so I tentatively suggest that this could be more for political and theoretical discussion. Both are important and it might be not a bad idea to have them in separate places.
by 12obin
Mon Sep 29, 2014 3:42 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Support thread for people with disabilities
Replies: 143
Views: 50195

Re: [SAFESPACE] Support thread for people with disabilities

Hello! I will now attempt to revive this thread.
I am a wheelchair user and I'm really stoked on disability justice and liberation and whatnot. And you are all rad.
by 12obin
Mon Sep 29, 2014 3:38 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Gender pronouns for our Forum Gamers!
Replies: 105
Views: 62498

Re: Gender pronouns for our Forum Gamers!

Any pronouns are fine for me, but I really appreciate this thread existing.
by 12obin
Mon Sep 29, 2014 3:30 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: is this the right place for a disability [safespace]?
Replies: 8
Views: 4881

is this the right place for a disability [safespace]?

If there is a better place for this thread, let me know and I will correct the situation. Or if this already exists. For the purposes of this thread, I am using a social model definition. That doesn't mean you have to be into the social model, just that this is a space for people who would be consid...
by 12obin
Mon Sep 29, 2014 3:09 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Mental support for pedophiles
Replies: 51
Views: 21502

Re: Mental support for pedophiles

Just want to throw in that roleplay and things like hentai are pretty viable for some folks.
by 12obin
Tue Dec 10, 2013 8:49 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0075: "Phone Keypad"
Replies: 69
Views: 34435

Re: What-If 0075: "Phone Keypad"

how about only consonants from the bottom row, but all vowels are fair game? and no cheating with y. it can only be used as a vowel (e.g. funny, antonym) and not as a consonant (e.g. yes, lanyard). Conan, be a man. Buy me a bunny. Nancy in Nanaimo can be a Zen vixen. Even Ben in Venice can be a minx...
by 12obin
Mon Apr 08, 2013 6:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104852
Views: 29828987

Re: 1190: "Time"

histrion wrote:D/G/BONG...


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by 12obin
Sun Apr 07, 2013 10:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104852
Views: 29828987

Re: 1190: "Time"

I think it's a flag pole and that weird triangular shaped thing she was dragging was a flag. So now they will have a real flag and not those fake plastic little flags. Oh gosh. How did I not see this earlier. They're on top of a giant sandcastle they'd already built before we, the audience, arrived...
by 12obin
Thu Apr 04, 2013 11:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104852
Views: 29828987

Re: 1190: "Time"

Is it for sure recursive miniatureness? It seems to me, based on Aubron's excellent work, that the castle builders appear smaller sometimes when they're working on this area of the castle. I think they're working further away from us, and that's why Cueball seems to be working so slowly and also why...
by 12obin
Tue Apr 02, 2013 8:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104852
Views: 29828987

Re: 1190: "Time"

What a difference the comma makes in "Helping your uncle Jack, off his horse" and "Let's eat, Grandma". Surely if you were instructing me to assist my uncle Jack in dismounting a horse, "Help your uncle Jack off his horse", with no comma, would be correct. Ambiguous, y...
by 12obin
Tue Apr 02, 2013 8:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104852
Views: 29828987

Re: 1190: "Time"

What a difference the comma makes in "Helping your uncle Jack, off his horse" and "Let's eat, Grandma". Surely if you were instructing me to assist my uncle Jack in dismounting a horse, "Help your uncle Jack off his horse", with no comma, would be correct. Ambiguous, y...
by 12obin
Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104852
Views: 29828987

Re: 1190: "Time"

Since I'm a guy, I'm not sure I can get pregnant. It's not because you're a guy. Maybe you don't have a uterus, or the right hormone levels, or you don't have sex with the kind of people who can make other people pregnant. Those are all things that are true of a lot of guys, so I can see how you mi...
by 12obin
Tue Mar 26, 2013 5:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104852
Views: 29828987

Re: 1190: "Time"

Maybe one of them is going away for a while. like, they're going to be separated for a while but it's okay, they're building something together...
by 12obin
Tue Mar 26, 2013 1:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104852
Views: 29828987

Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm betting this will be a "touching" comic, and will not have any wacky twist ending. I hope you are generally correct, except that if you leave it open for a month there's a bonus frame where Godzilla steps on them. Seconded! or Loch Ness monster. By the way, I think the sea level rose ...

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