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Postby trebor » Sun Apr 11, 2010 12:12 pm UTC

Hi my name is Trebor (not my real name of course, however it isn't that hard to work out what it really is) I am 17, consider myself incredibly lucky to live in australia and attend one of the highest rated regional schools in victoria. (seriously Aus is about the greatest country on earth, except Sweden, nothing bad ever comes from sweden.....that I've heard of) I love rowing, and generally keeping fit and strong, we recently lost the big race of the year after entering as hot favourites *tear* I play guitar and consider myself mediocre at best, and have high grades at school which is quite pleasing.

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Postby Kulantan » Sun Apr 11, 2010 12:27 pm UTC

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Postby trebor » Mon Apr 12, 2010 3:07 am UTC

coincidence.

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Postby jtneto » Mon Apr 12, 2010 12:42 pm UTC

Hi, my name is Julio, i´m 22 years old and brazilian.

I work with structural engineering and construction in general, and been reading XKCD for a few months.

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Postby Traveler27 » Wed Apr 14, 2010 12:05 pm UTC

Hey everyone, I'm Eden. I'm 15, interested in coding, math, creative writing, lindy hop (vintage swing dancing), philosophy, religion, and a few other things. I have been reading xkcd for about 6 months, but just on/off. I finished all of them this past Sunday....it took a while. =D

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Postby Hubilub » Wed Apr 14, 2010 2:35 pm UTC

My name is Ben, and I'm currently checking this forum out to see if I might be willing to stay.

Not much to say about me. At least not now, as I am not in the mood to say anything anyway. Maybe I'll write something more laterish.

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Postby Furburt » Wed Apr 14, 2010 2:52 pm UTC

My name is Fabian, I'm 17 years old and I'm Irish. I'm from the same forum as the fellow Hubilub above me, that being The Escapist. Recently, The Escapist has been under some turmoil due to arguments over a proposed subscription scheme, so I've decided to duck out of it for a while and wait until it all blows over. I've been looking at various forums, and this one looks like the best. Hell, I might stay here even when the Escapist gets back to normal.

So yeah, nice to meet you all. I look forward to participating.
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Postby Demented Teddy » Wed Apr 14, 2010 3:29 pm UTC

Hello, my name is Noelle.

I come from the same site as Furburt and Hubilub; The Escapist.
I thought this forum looked interesting and provided a similer variety of dicsussion as The Escapist so I thought I'd join.
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We're being invaded :shock: .

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Postby a_fuzzyduck » Wed Apr 14, 2010 9:57 pm UTC

Hullo, I am Damian. My dad was one of the first people outside of the USSR to know about Chernobyl.

I'm lurking too much, and reckon I should post about something other than OKCupid before I get one of these reputation things. Would help if I wasn't so rusty with de oul' C++ dere.

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Postby Monika » Wed Apr 14, 2010 10:08 pm UTC

How came your dad knew?
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Postby a_fuzzyduck » Wed Apr 14, 2010 10:45 pm UTC

He was working at the old Hunterston power station, and his version of events is this: On April the 27th, 1986, the day after the accident, he was with some other workers discussion the usual faults/repairs/issues (he's an ultrasound technician) and a number of unusual readings were noticed. Cue intense panic. Then someone points out that those readings were external ones. Cue calm. Then more panic. And some desperate calls to BNFL and the MOD.

Of course this is all anecdotal, but he was in the station during the time, and he has no reputation for bullshitting.

I do fully expect the whole thing to be picked apart btw (since Hunterston's on the west coast of Scotland, and this was one day later.) But it's the one good work story he has. Beats "they'd turned the turbine off suspecting a fault, I scanned and found it, recommended work. Work got done, I checked it and signed it off" at least.
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Postby Foosball » Thu Apr 15, 2010 1:18 am UTC

Hi, I'm Michael.
That is all.

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Postby Sergeant Spoon » Thu Apr 15, 2010 2:31 am UTC

Hello. I am Jeff.

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Postby Fractal_Tangent » Thu Apr 15, 2010 10:51 am UTC

Sergeant Spoon wrote:Hello. I am Jeff.

Hello Jeff *waves*

Foosball wrote:Hi, I'm Michael.
That is all.

Hello Michael That is All.
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Postby Zohar » Thu Apr 15, 2010 11:18 am UTC

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:o But it is, it even says so...
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Postby Woofsie » Thu Apr 15, 2010 2:42 pm UTC

Furburt wrote:My name is Fabian, I'm 17 years old and I'm Irish. I'm from the same forum as the fellow Hubilub above me, that being The Escapist. Recently, The Escapist has been under some turmoil due to arguments over a proposed subscription scheme, so I've decided to duck out of it for a while and wait until it all blows over. I've been looking at various forums, and this one looks like the best. Hell, I might stay here even when the Escapist gets back to normal.

So yeah, nice to meet you all. I look forward to participating.


Demented Teddy wrote:Hello, my name is Noelle.

I come from the same site as Furburt and Hubilub; The Escapist.
I thought this forum looked interesting and provided a similer variety of dicsussion as The Escapist so I thought I'd join.

Yay, more Irish people! :D

Stick around, this forum is way cooler than The Escapist.

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Postby NeurotiCircle » Thu Apr 15, 2010 9:23 pm UTC

Hello. My name is NeurotiCircle. Been lurking for a while and signed up today. Female/26/Washington, DC. I believe in the Alabama Leprechaun. ----------------------->

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Postby gotskott » Fri Apr 16, 2010 9:08 pm UTC

Hello :)

I found XKCD one day and spent like several hours reading everyone. I found out about them since so many people posted them to fark threads.

I used to be a programmer. I was laid off and then my seizures stopped, so I've decided not to return to my trained field. Nearly five years seizure free! Coding drivers for signal analyzers and generators wasn't all that fun anyway.

I'm a stay-at-home dad with a beautiful daughter who scares me.

A few years ago I found out about The Game (no, not that one, the other one) and was immediately addicted to it and all of its puzzle hunt subsets (MS Puzzle Hunt, MIT Mystery Hunt, BANG, DASH, etc.). Since I wish I had found out about them like fifteen years earlier, I'm search for other people like me in hopes of reducing that feeling for them.

If I could be anyone in the world, it would be Nero Wolfe, only with Archie's athleticism.

I can't stop reading Discworld. Again and again and again.

I host fondue parties.

My wife is surprising supportive of my addictions and weirdness. In fact, she seems proud to be married to a guy who has them.

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Postby Monika » Sat Apr 17, 2010 6:13 am UTC

Discworld is teh awesome!

I am not sure what "The Game" is that you are referring to.

Seizures from coding, how horrible :? . But programming one's own kid seems like a good replacement activity :) .

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Postby Fractal_Tangent » Sat Apr 17, 2010 9:59 am UTC

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You sound interesting, post more =]
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Postby Scarborough » Mon Apr 19, 2010 1:41 am UTC

Oh, hello.

My real name is "Sean" and I do not actually live in Scarborough, but Phoenix, AZ, which is in my opinion the worst state in the world, but in which state my parents happen to reside and therefore in which state I happen to reside as well. Except I am currently living in TUCSON which is 6-500x more awesome than Phoenix, thank you.

I feel like I should have a lot of interesting things to post in this post, but accidentally all of my ideas are inaccessible at the moment. I am currently finishing up the collection of short stories Oblivion by David Foster Wallace, whose death is (in my heart) infinitely more tragic than that of Michael Jackson. I am "into" writing fiction, neutral facial expressions, and the serial comma. What I "do" is attend college and eventually acquire a major in Business Economics whilst simultaneously acquiring a minor in Creative Writing (with a Fiction focus).

I am male and twenty years old. I have answered every implied and explicitly stated portion of the material quoted below. Mission accomplished.

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Postby Vohu Manah » Mon Apr 19, 2010 1:49 am UTC

Scarborough wrote:Oh, hello.

You appear to be an infinitely interesting person. Do you do birthday parties?
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Postby Scarborough » Mon Apr 19, 2010 1:55 am UTC

Vohu Manah wrote:You appear to be an infinitely interesting person. Do you do birthday parties?

I do all of the birthday parties.

But ah, I'm usually terrible in highly social settings. Especially when I don't know a lot of the people there. I'm going to a birthday party in two weeks, so that counts?

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Postby Vohu Manah » Mon Apr 19, 2010 2:09 am UTC

Sure. Extra points if you are in a clown suit or hiding in the cake.
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Postby Scarborough » Mon Apr 19, 2010 2:23 am UTC

What if I affixed a note that read "Dear Mario: I've baked a cake for you."?

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Postby Vohu Manah » Mon Apr 19, 2010 2:31 am UTC

Perfect.
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Postby TheMelancholyJaques » Mon Apr 19, 2010 9:08 pm UTC

Hullo all :)

I've been dastardly and already started posting on threads until I realised about this one. All the same, I haven't been deleted yet, so I'd better make a quick and desperate attempt at greetings before I am wiped off the face of the earth.

So yes. It's me, call me Ishmael, I mean, Jaques (JAY-queez) if you like, as in of "All the world's a stage..." and As You Like It fame. I acted as The Melancholy Jaques in my first year of sixth form and the name has stuck. Other names I answer to are: O Captain, My Captain; Gubernator; Gumble-Belly; Porridge; and Tea-Cups. (Please note, some and/or all of the above I may not actually answer to, depending on the day. Good thing this is a forum and not a street.)

I'm a Englishman, a Germanophile and general language-lover. I'm soon off to university to read lots of long books (English Lit & Lang) and write essays about how the Discworld books are in fact lightening story telling. I like old things too. Like Latin. I'm re-learning my Greek as well at the moment, so as you can see, sit me down with a book and I won't talk to you for the next day or so.

Maths is good too. Maths in board games is even better. Cryptography is just downright fun. Did I say I'm making a board game too? No, I didn't. I am. And it's all about burning your mate's theatre down in Elizabethan London. Hooray!

If you read my posts, be sure to assume I am being sarcastic/ironic first, as it's so much more likely.

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Postby larkascending » Tue Apr 20, 2010 3:48 am UTC

Hi kiddies! I'm Amy. :D

I'm doing a PhD in electrical engineering, got university medal for my undergrad so.. I can be a bit nerdy! I like rubik's cubes, board games (mostly scrabble and othello), baking cookies and pi. From time to time I'll do little experiments like finding out if flowers are edible, and seeing how well things burn.

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Postby FrankieP » Tue Apr 20, 2010 12:33 pm UTC

Hi folks, I'm Frankie; originally English, then a Kiwi, now lost within the deep dark depths of the Queensland outback, Australia. I'm a Paramedic, but in past lives was a national rep swimmer and [briefly a pro] surf-ironwoman, and am now a marathoner.

Am mostly a sciencey sort, have studied biomed and held a GPA of 6.8 but lost motivation before the end and now read science for fun. I think the stall was due to the degree not leading directly into anything; I'd like to study something more pointed but am hamstrung by my location. Scare myself occasionally by considering a BA - mostly for the language and photography courses - though haven't been able to justify the cost for a fluff just-for-the-sake-of-it degree. So for now I just read a lot and actually enjoy pottering through my textbooks without the dramas of coursework and timeframes.

My maths is terrible so I'm certain I won't fit in here, though I do perversely love reading on physics and engineering for that kinda compressed gasping-for-air feeling it gives my brain. Love knowing how things work. Have half an inkling sometimes to put myself through maths (or phys or eng) studies just because the math is something I've always felt myself poor at... hey it'd clear up at least whether such a statement is a tautological construct of mine or not! (8yo me probably just freaked out at first sighting a fraction in my textbook.) Nothing like chucking yourself in at the deep end.

Uh.. other crap.. I do a lot of photography and sewing, and also enjoy modern & graphic art, fashion, typography and grammar - though if the latter-most point (latter most-point? lol) comes as a surprise after reading this post, please bear in mind it's 2230hrs and I've been up since 4am for running! I spoonerise whole paragraphs in my head when bored, cycling the first letters or phonetics through each word, or even each phonetic or first letter of each syllable of each word. Yes, it's a dirty little habit. I want to learn French, but am concerned doing so would exacerbate my internal spoonerisms beyond control, so instead I make do with reading photo captions and credits in French Vogue. Listen to a lot of 1930's era music. Would still be learning to fly if I could afford to, though am about to start learning skydiving with my partner via an accelerated freefall course (not just in case - it's an unrelated interest!) Have a bionic leg. Am Theravadan Buddhist. Drink far too much coffee.
Oh, and I tend to babble when overtired... sorry. :roll:

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Postby Monika » Tue Apr 20, 2010 1:09 pm UTC

TheMelancholyJaques wrote:I've been dastardly and already started posting on threads until I realised about this one. All the same, I haven't been deleted yet, so I'd better make a quick and desperate attempt at greetings before I am wiped off the face of the earth.

It's not compulsory anymore.

It's me, call me Ishmael, I mean, Jaques (JAY-queez)

:shock:
This is not how Jaques / Jacques is pronounced, and why Ishmael?

Other names I answer to are: O Captain, My Captain; Gubernator; Gumble-Belly; Porridge; and Tea-Cups.

Oh Captain, My Captain seems like a good choice. Much better than Gubernator anyway.

I'm [...] a Germanophile and general language-lover.

Visit us in the German-speaking thread in the linguistics forum :) .

write essays about how the Discworld books are in fact lightening story telling.

What is "lightening story telling"?

I like old things too. Like Latin.

As asked elsewhere - what does your sig mean? The wolf in the fairy tale?

Maths is good too.

Definitely.

Maths in board games is even better.

Examples?

Cryptography is just downright fun.

Depends on the cryptography. I always liked the riddle kind of cryptography. But the cryptography class in uni was not quite as much fun. Though still loads more fun than the artificial intelligence class, which sounded great, but was kind of blah.

Did I say I'm making a board game too?

No, you didn't. What kind of board game is it? Does it involve maths?

it's all about burning your mate's theatre down in Elizabethan London.

:o
Sounds like fun.
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Postby joshz » Wed Apr 21, 2010 1:14 am UTC

Monika wrote:
It's me, call me Ishmael, I mean, Jaques (JAY-queez)

:shock:
This is not how Jaques / Jacques is pronounced, and why Ishmael?
The "JAY-queez" is a Shakespeare thing (he likes antagonizing the French for some reason.)
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Postby TheMelancholyJaques » Thu Apr 22, 2010 3:04 pm UTC

joshz wrote:
Monika wrote:
It's me, call me Ishmael, I mean, Jaques (JAY-queez)

:shock:
This is not how Jaques / Jacques is pronounced, and why Ishmael?
The "JAY-queez" is a Shakespeare thing (he likes antagonizing the French for some reason.)


joshz is quite right, both for the Moby Dick reference and that Shakespeare likes to antagonise the French. There are a-plenty of people who do not like this pronunciation of Jaques, which is why I specified it. According to the Arden edition editor, "the Elizabethans also probably pronounced it as two syllables: Jak-es", and "in modern productions... qu [is] pronounced as kw". Hence my interpretation, although the metre in As You Like It suggests both the di- and monosyllabic at different points. There you are: too much information for an innocently asked question. I'm afraid I happen to like Shakespeare quite a lot.

Which brings me to my next answer (and this one is more fun, don't worry)...

Monika wrote:
Did I say I'm making a board game too?

No, you didn't. What kind of board game is it? Does it involve maths?

it's all about burning your mate's theatre down in Elizabethan London.

:o
Sounds like fun.


Yes. It is fun :mrgreen: Players are theatre managers and have to recruit a troupe of actors to put on plays in Elizabethan London. My brother and I thought it up after visiting the Globe in London. We've developed it to a far standard over a year and a half and played it dozens of times. I'm hoping to publish it at some point, but there are bits to sort out. The two defining features of the game however are the unlimited bargaining and the hazard cards. The first means you can blackmail one another/form syndicates/loanshark your fellows/etc., and the second is a deck of (suitably) red cards that include duels, arson of one another's theatres, mice eating your plays and, of course, the PLAGUE! (That one just wipes the board completely. It's great :twisted: )

So yes. When you find it in the shops, buy a copy!

Monika wrote:
Maths in board games is even better.

Examples?


Maybe I should have said the maths behind boardgames, because that's what I mean. I'd love to try and mathematically analyse some board games and try and find out what makes a game balanced, fun to play, strategic, or whatever. Will have to take a second degree in maths maybe :wink:

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Cryptography is just downright fun.
Depends on the cryptography. I always liked the riddle kind of cryptography. But the cryptography class in uni was not quite as much fun. Though still loads more fun than the artificial intelligence class, which sounded great, but was kind of blah.


Well I've done no formal cryptography, so maybe that's why I find it exciting in particular - I have the freedom to pick up problems I like and leave the ones I don't! I have particular good memories of reading Simon Singh's Code book a few years ago. My sister and I had a stab at the code challenge at the back and solved the first 3 or 4, which I felt quite pleased with.

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write essays about how the Discworld books are in fact lightening story telling.

What is "lightening story telling"?


I mean excellent, and deserving of proper academic study as a prolific writer.

Phew! You've exhausted me! :) Still, I hope there are some answers there for starters...
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Postby Monika » Thu Apr 22, 2010 3:30 pm UTC

I mean excellent, and deserving of proper academic study as a prolific writer.

Oh definitely. They should be mandatory reading! :)
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ndkid wrote:Hi! My friends call GIR like the guy in invader zim. I've been perusing the xkcd fora for about 3 months now and have decided to join. I'm a highschool junior looking at going to college for a degree in computer sciences.


Hello ndkid. Nice to meet you. =]
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Postby tropetastic » Fri Apr 23, 2010 8:39 pm UTC

Hi i'm tropetastic...

About to finish my senior year and embark on my fifth year victory lap in university. Been lurking the threads for awhile, finally decided to sign up so I can get in on some nomic/mao action... maybe.

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Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

Postby Jplus » Sat Apr 24, 2010 7:48 pm UTC

Hi folks, I'm Julian. (I first wrote my A/S/L here but I decided you don't need to know. ;))

I'm a masters student in artificial intelligence, but I started my bachelors with biology, linguistics and mathematics. I attended the Dutch biology olympiad in 2004, as well as the international biology olympiad in Australia. The next year I attended the Dutch biology olympiad again and then I met a very large deal of my current friends (though I wasn't good enough to go for the international olympiad again). My friends and I all love xkcd.

I like all kinds of puzzles, like Rubik's cube, starmaze and Project Euler. Most of my friends of the biology olympiad learnt the Rubik's cube too and we also have our own forum where we discuss the Euler problems. So for me the xkcd forums might be a bit redundant at times. ;)

I've already "fought" a bit at the holy wars forum, but usually I'm not that aggressive. :P I'm just curious about the common arguments and I never have any hard feelings against those who oppose me in such discussions. So when I'm not in the holy wars forum I'll be nice, I'm nothing like a troll or a flamer or anything. :) (I was planning to put an angel face here... suggestion for the admins?)

At the xkcd forums I'll probably specialise a bit on the computer fora so I'll introduce a bit more on that part of myself now.

I own an Apple iBook from late 2004 and an Apple iMac (aluminium) from late 2007. Mac OS X 10.4 on the first and 10.6 on the latter. Also a 5G iPod Video. When the 128 GB iPad has become less expensive it'll probably replace my iBook and my iPod. I am by no means an Apple fanboy by the way, I just happen to value Apple's products.

At high school I taught myself how to program my Casio graphing calculator from the user guide. I went up to drawing Platonian bodies in perspective projection, but that went horribly slow. My first real programming language was C++, from the first year's programming course at mathematics. It was one of the few courses of mathematics that I really liked, so after that I went into more courses of the computer science department, including one on artificial intelligence. Implented neural networks and the like. I was already interested in artificial intelligence but this probably put me another step into the direction of my current study program.

Other programming languages that I learnt during my bachelors are Python, Prolog, R and a bit of AWK. Outside my studies I also learnt JavaScript, PHP, C and Java, as well as tiny bits of Objective-C, SQL, X86 assembly and Applescript (in fact I built a tiny program with Applescript under the MIT license, it's called Tags and you can find it on Sourceforge). I learnt Brainfuck and I read about INTERCAL, but those are probably more like games than programming languages. I recently dived into Haskell and I'm planning to learn Qt and X86 assembly (i.e. more properly).

As you can probably tell now I'm a programming enthousiast in general. :) C++ is my favourite though, and I'm quite a bit of a Boost junkie. Python is my second favourite and I think Haskell has some potential to become a favourite as well.

Other academic interests: philosophy, theoretical physics, foundations of the life sciences.
Other other interests: playing the classical guitar, cooking and eating, webcomics, dancing (about any kind), martial arts (but certainly not at a high level), fencing on foil and on sabre, knitting.

Thanks to Dason for suggesting that I would post here.
"There are only two hard problems in computer science: cache coherence, naming things, and off-by-one errors." (Phil Karlton and Leon Bambrick)

coding and xkcd combined

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Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

Postby zomgApricots » Mon Apr 26, 2010 7:14 am UTC

Herro :D
My name is Sarah. I'm 22, soon to be 23 (10 days, in fact). I've been reading xkcd for about a year and a half and only just realized there was a forum :shock:
I dig apricots, but not to any sort of crazy degree. I was pondering a name and remembered the dried apricots I'd recently consumed and how delicious they were. mmmm now I'm hungry for more :O

A number of my favorite comics from this sight are substitute, graduation, ferret, cat proximity, grownups, and action movies

Some information about myself, I love photography and colors and lighting lighting and noticing cool things that I find interesting around me (like the other evening I stopped to look at ants for a good few minutes). I like to listen to people. I listen to music more for the sound than the lyrics. In fact, it's often hard for me to process lyrics the first time I hear a song. I'm quite absent minded. I'm also Dyslexic and ADHD. I enjoy dark chocolate xD I talk with my hands a lot and get excited/enthusiastic easily.

It's spiffy beans to meet you all :)


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