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by rivenwanderer
Mon Sep 24, 2007 4:33 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: XKCD Meetup Sept 2007 - "I was there" thread.
Replies: 315
Views: 45850

That was neat! Let's do it again :) It was a little too chaotic for me to stay for more than a couple of hours, but it was cool to see so many people converge.
by rivenwanderer
Wed Jul 18, 2007 11:59 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Other ACTIVITIES
Replies: 140
Views: 21830

There's a nifty Somerville-based chocolatier called Taza with really yummy and interesting chocolate (made with a different process than most chocolate out there, that leaves a lot of the cocoa bean flavor intact). It's a bit of a walk , but if they have an open house that weekend (I know they're ha...
by rivenwanderer
Wed Jul 18, 2007 3:42 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Book habits
Replies: 73
Views: 10913

Terry Pratchett books have a lot of footnotes. When I turn a page and notice it has a footnote at the bottom, I quickly glance over the entire page to figure out where it's referenced so I know when I get to read it.
by rivenwanderer
Mon Jul 16, 2007 2:29 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: What is your favourite book?
Replies: 808
Views: 282039

Has anyone else heard of/read Very Far Away From Anywhere Else ? I think XKCD fans would like it, at least the ones who are in or still remember the last bit of high school. The main characters are two different kinds of introverted thinkers, and Le Guin does an amazing job of getting inside their h...
by rivenwanderer
Sun Jul 15, 2007 2:01 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD 2.0: INTRODUCE YOURSELF OR PERISH!
Replies: 2548
Views: 293342

*waves* code monkey who just finished my undergrad CS degree (and I'm convinced that school made me less geeky, but I'm working on fixing that). Um, I crochet klein bottles and I like purple and good webcomics.

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