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by somitomi
Wed Nov 30, 2016 4:33 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Avatar Game
Replies: 345
Views: 67061

Re: The Avatar Game

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And so the balance of the cosmos should now be restored.
by somitomi
Mon Nov 28, 2016 7:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1765: "Baby Post"
Replies: 8
Views: 3672

Re: 1765: "Baby Post"

Whizbang wrote:Methinks Ponytail has some explaining to do. Sounds more like the spawn of Blackhat.

Methinks Ponytail isn't the mother, Cueball refers to the kid as "my daughter" instead of her name.
by somitomi
Mon Nov 28, 2016 7:45 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess The Next Poster
Replies: 23486
Views: 1588686

Re: Guess The Next Poster

username5243 wrote:nope.

flicky?
by somitomi
Sat Nov 26, 2016 2:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1759: "British Map"
Replies: 193
Views: 34223

Re: 1759: "British Map"

I'm wondering if Japanese people would recognise their own car brands, if they heard them from someone in Europe. Depends what part of Europe. Since they share the same five vowel sounds (and use the same letters for them when Japanese is Romanized), a native Spanish-speaker shouldn't mangle them t...
by somitomi
Fri Nov 25, 2016 9:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1764: "XKCDE"
Replies: 37
Views: 8228

Re: 1764: "XKCDE"

Heimhenge wrote:
TrueNarnian wrote:Shouldn't it be XKC Development Environment?


No, it should be "XKCD velopment environment".

Or XKcdefghijBlmnopqrstuvwAyz. I propose this as the official alphabet for any XKCD related alphabetical sorting.
by somitomi
Fri Nov 25, 2016 2:43 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Musical Chain Game
Replies: 10
Views: 6707

Re: Musical Chain Game

I had a go, and have no idea either. In the interest of keeping the game going (1), can I do one? Going back to the first song, Paul McCartney's Off The Ground. The Space Lady - Major Tom I hope: 1. This is not too obvious 2. I remember to check this thread periodically Whoa, I thought this was dea...
by somitomi
Fri Nov 25, 2016 2:11 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Signature Game
Replies: 8
Views: 1009

Re: The Signature Game

You think this is the end of my signature? On the contrary, it has just begun.
by somitomi
Fri Nov 25, 2016 1:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0141: "Parody Week: Achewood"
Replies: 16
Views: 12441

Re: 0141: "Parody Week: Achewood"

I don't know Achewood, but I know I like bumping long forgotten threads. Cheers to a decade ago! Having registered a mere year ago, it is weird to see Randall's posts. To me, his forum profile is like a mythical creature you can never see, but may find its footprints in the most ancient parts of th...
by somitomi
Fri Nov 25, 2016 9:24 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Foil the plans
Replies: 86
Views: 7349

Re: Foil the plans

I give Snide Sniper a motorcycle helmet, that protects his face and his identity during the theft.
by somitomi
Fri Nov 25, 2016 9:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1759: "British Map"
Replies: 193
Views: 34223

Re: 1759: "British Map"

Speaking of Native-American-derived place names, a source of serious confusion for us is Hauppauge, the NY town that gave its name to the computer hardware company. For some reason I thought for a long time that it was a Belgian company, and vaccilated between a Francophone "hoh-pohzh" an...
by somitomi
Thu Nov 24, 2016 9:27 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Vending machine!
Replies: 11091
Views: 867990

Re: Vending machine!

Apparently you get four days of silence.

Which I promptly insert back into the machine.
by somitomi
Thu Nov 24, 2016 6:45 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Ninja'd: the game
Replies: 54
Views: 5604

Re: Ninja'd: the game

A post will gain a point if and only if it was X or more minutes after the previous post. For every minute after X passes, 1/X points are removed from the post that collects, until it reaches 1/X, twice X after the last post. I admit defeat, I can't parse that sentence properly, so I have no clue i...
by somitomi
Thu Nov 24, 2016 6:35 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Blender Game
Replies: 17
Views: 1369

Re: The Blender Game

How about now?
by somitomi
Thu Nov 24, 2016 5:21 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Blender Game
Replies: 17
Views: 1369

Re: The Blender Game

Uh, duck I guess...
Did I win?
by somitomi
Thu Nov 24, 2016 5:20 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Foil the plans
Replies: 86
Views: 7349

Re: Foil the plans

Hmmm... everybody ignores me? That's better than invisibility. I can go anywhere I please, and people won't comment. I can take anything I wish. Even if people notice that something is gone, they can't figure out that it's me because they have been ordered to ignore it. ... yeah, I'm fine with this...
by somitomi
Thu Nov 24, 2016 5:15 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Game of Patience
Replies: 25
Views: 5340

Re: The Game of Patience

Now over one day, making this harder for my future self. Take this, future self! Oh wait, I misunderstood something. Sorry about that. ETA: You've misunderstood the rules, somitomi. It's the gap between yours and the last post, not between your last two posts that counts. And since chridd waited ov...
by somitomi
Wed Nov 23, 2016 9:28 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Foil the plans
Replies: 86
Views: 7349

Re: Foil the plans

I send an email to every employee hoping SirGabriel would eventually run out of spare grands.
by somitomi
Wed Nov 23, 2016 9:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1763: "Catcalling"
Replies: 91
Views: 18513

Re: 1763: "Catcalling"

Rombobjörn wrote:
yakkoTDI wrote:HAH! Like a Universe Control could get a cat to come just because a human summoned it.

Precisely. Cats don't allow anything to control them.

That seems to include themselves sometimes...
by somitomi
Wed Nov 23, 2016 8:10 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Foil the plans
Replies: 86
Views: 7349

Re: Foil the plans

I supply the law firm with inkjet printers, thus forcing them to stop printing completely because of the crippling cost of ink cartridges.
by somitomi
Wed Nov 23, 2016 8:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1763: "Catcalling"
Replies: 91
Views: 18513

Re: 1763: "Catcalling"

My friend Catherine-calling doesn't have that same ring, does it?
by somitomi
Tue Nov 22, 2016 10:08 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess The Next Poster
Replies: 23486
Views: 1588686

Re: Guess The Next Poster

flicky1991 wrote:
somitomi wrote:Nope.

marionic?
by somitomi
Tue Nov 22, 2016 10:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1759: "British Map"
Replies: 193
Views: 34223

Re: 1759: "British Map"

That kind of reminds me of the conundrum I had as a child with the three main railway stations in Budapest. They have cardinal directions for names (East, West and South) but these are not related to their relative locations at all. Not to mention the irritating absence of a northern one... There i...
by somitomi
Tue Nov 22, 2016 3:38 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Thread Necromancy III: Electric Boogaloo II
Replies: 52
Views: 11889

Re: Thread Necromancy III: Electric Boogaloo II

Let's join yet another necro-game.
by somitomi
Tue Nov 22, 2016 3:36 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Thread Necromancy: Non-cumulative edition
Replies: 33
Views: 7423

Re: Thread Necromancy: Non-cumulative edition

42 hours, I can't pass this up.
by somitomi
Tue Nov 22, 2016 3:26 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Once a day, no more, no less
Replies: 711
Views: 53977

Re: Once a day, no more, no less

You know, this game is harder the closer you live to London, especially if you're a couple hours ahead of UTC. Well, at least now I'll be on the scoreboard.
by somitomi
Tue Nov 22, 2016 1:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0258: "Conspiracy Theories"
Replies: 272
Views: 75589

Re: 0258: "Conspiracy Theories"

He also seems to think the world is ending soon (he's a "prepper" as he calls it, and stockpiles supplies, including barrels of the wonderful, miraculous coconut oil which surpasses all other food oils in every way, for some reason). I recently saw a stand-up comedian talking about readin...
by somitomi
Tue Nov 22, 2016 11:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1762: "Moving Boxes"
Replies: 70
Views: 12892

Re: 1762: "Moving Boxes"

Maybe I just hate moving more than the rest of you, but all of my boxes end up with profanity on them. "Fragile as @#$&" is one that comes to mind. Oh, and the box labeled " X-MEN X-MAS." I haven't experienced the pleasure of moving yet (yes, I am young), but I have a few bo...
by somitomi
Tue Nov 22, 2016 9:40 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Minimize the post:view ratio! (view, but don't post)
Replies: 168
Views: 338134

Re: Minimize the post:view ratio! (view, but don't post)

*burp*
I mean "bump"
by somitomi
Tue Nov 22, 2016 9:36 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Wikipedia wars
Replies: 31
Views: 4013

Re: Wikipedia wars

by somitomi
Mon Nov 21, 2016 8:03 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: xkcd Skyscraper
Replies: 1246
Views: 78947

Re: xkcd Skyscraper

Some say, that the hangar on this floor is actually the studio of a motoring show. And that someone on this floor knows what floor 1004 actually is. All we know is: it's called FLOOR 1006.
by somitomi
Mon Nov 21, 2016 7:57 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: What is in Your Clipboard?
Replies: 3604
Views: 541156

Re: What is in Your Clipboard?

Pole, Hungarian — two good friends,
together they battle and drink their wine.
by somitomi
Mon Nov 21, 2016 5:21 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Gender pronouns for our Forum Gamers!
Replies: 113
Views: 76884

Re: Gender pronouns for our Forum Gamers!

I've been here a lot recently, so:
they/them/theirs = he/him/his > others
If you want to use something else out of dadaist spite (or for any other reason), I won't mind.
by somitomi
Mon Nov 21, 2016 4:39 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Foil the plans
Replies: 86
Views: 7349

Re: Foil the plans

I recruit Forrest Gump, get a fishing boat and catch all the fish mentioned above.
by somitomi
Mon Nov 21, 2016 4:36 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Thread Necromancy: Mexican Standoff Edition!
Replies: 85
Views: 16486

Re: Thread Necromancy: Mexican Standoff Edition!

Points
by somitomi
Sun Nov 20, 2016 9:25 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Thread Necromancy: Non-cumulative edition
Replies: 33
Views: 7423

Re: Thread Necromancy: Non-cumulative edition

Boom, like that.
29+ hours
by somitomi
Sun Nov 20, 2016 9:13 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Signature Game
Replies: 8
Views: 1009

Re: The Signature Game

Signature also from somitomi, because he is my Captain.
by somitomi
Sun Nov 20, 2016 9:05 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Location Game
Replies: 2
Views: 697

Re: The Location Game

Location, Location, Location, the more times you say it, the funnier it sounds.
by somitomi
Sun Nov 20, 2016 8:57 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Arbitrary Scoring Rules Game
Replies: 11
Views: 1299

Re: The Arbitrary Scoring Rules Game

Oh my, I have no clue what my score is. My calculations are probably incorrect, but the result is 21.9492
by somitomi
Sun Nov 20, 2016 8:03 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Psychic the next poster
Replies: 1775
Views: 84649

Re: Psychic the next poster

While it did happen in the past, it was a long time ago and never "regular" in any sense of the word. (that's a thoroughly roundabout "no")

You live in the Southern hemisphere.
by somitomi
Sun Nov 20, 2016 7:50 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Discrepancy
Replies: 4
Views: 884

Re: Discrepancy

I am not a future poster, I am the current poster (for the moment anyway, I become the previous poster as soon as I click Submit). So I'm curious as well, if the future poster will indeed be a famous chef. But I think they will be a private detective with a military background.

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