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by Annihilist
Mon Dec 09, 2013 1:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1300: "Galilean Moons"
Replies: 34
Views: 19633

Re: 1300: "Galilean Moons"

I didn't get this at first, but I researched orbital resonance and came to the conclusion that this is hilarious.
by Annihilist
Thu May 23, 2013 1:56 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Deleting threads/posts?
Replies: 5
Views: 11476

Re: Deleting threads/posts?

I don't see any reason I can't remove what I have written in the past if I wish to dissociate myself from its contents. Because it's incredibly disruptive on the rest of the forums to have large sections of a conversation vanish. For (at least the first) thing I saw you had removed, had you PM'd a ...
by Annihilist
Thu May 23, 2013 1:48 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Deleting threads/posts?
Replies: 5
Views: 11476

Re: Deleting threads/posts?

I don't see any reason I can't remove what I have written in the past if I wish to dissociate myself from its contents.
by Annihilist
Thu May 23, 2013 1:28 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Deleting threads/posts?
Replies: 5
Views: 11476

Deleting threads/posts?

How can I delete a thread I posted? And if I can't, can I get a mod to do it for me?
by Annihilist
Fri May 17, 2013 9:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1213: "Combination Vision Test"
Replies: 159
Views: 61024

Re: 1213: "Combination Vision"

rhomboidal wrote:Hmm. I hear tickling and taste Beethoven...
This made me wonder what this comic would look like on LSD
by Annihilist
Mon Mar 25, 2013 12:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106390
Views: 40013729

Re: 1190: "Time"

I bet Randall does this so he can read this thread and chuckle to himself.
by Annihilist
Mon Mar 25, 2013 11:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106390
Views: 40013729

Re: 1190: "Time"

Randall has turned drawing stick figures into art.
by Annihilist
Mon Mar 25, 2013 11:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106390
Views: 40013729

Re: 1190: "Time"

In the last 10 minutes, the guy has bent over. I don't think it's by the half hour.
by Annihilist
Fri Jan 11, 2013 5:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1159: "Countdown"
Replies: 77
Views: 19476

1159: "Countdown"

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Alt text: For all we know, the odds are in our favor.

Just wanted to put this up because I couldn't find one here already.
by Annihilist
Fri Dec 07, 2012 6:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1144: Tags
Replies: 100
Views: 33203

Re: 1144: Tags

anyone noticed randall's been getting a little lazy and uninspired lately? obviously he's entitled, coming up with 3 brilliant webcomics a week is a tall order, but no one's forcing him to continue xkcd. maybe its time for a break... He has phases. I've noticed a certain rise-and-fall pattern in qu...
by Annihilist
Wed Sep 19, 2012 7:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1110:"Click and Drag"
Replies: 595
Views: 658459

Re: 1110:"Click and Drag"

I'd buy a massive poster of this.
by Annihilist
Mon May 14, 2012 7:26 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9560
Views: 1096206

Re: What are you listening to?

Sean Quixote wrote:I know I'm probably a hipster (or, something, whatever that means) for liking "Pumped Up Kicks", but I think I don't, like, care..:)
Eugh...I can't stand it. Just because i've heard it sung so many times by a friend of mine in Music class.
by Annihilist
Thu Apr 26, 2012 12:51 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Is Music Mathematical or Abstract?
Replies: 31
Views: 10994

Re: Is Music Mathematical or Abstract?

Both
by Annihilist
Mon Apr 23, 2012 11:14 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20908
Views: 2650928

Re: Postify your facerity

I don't know. Whilst not quite a uniform, the sixth form still has a strict dress code and uniform ties so it's in keeping with that. Still, I care more about the fact that I just about get away with my hair (which you can't quite see in this photo); that takes a lot longer to grow back. :lol: I've...
by Annihilist
Mon Apr 23, 2012 11:12 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What would you do if you had a million years to live?
Replies: 68
Views: 12022

Re: What would you do if you had a million years to live?

Likely kill myself eventually
by Annihilist
Sat Apr 21, 2012 5:04 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: No more porn
Replies: 239
Views: 48554

Re: No more porn

If people don't want to see it, they don't have to watch it. If they don't want to be "harmed" by pornography then they don't have to be involved. It's that simple.
by Annihilist
Sun Apr 15, 2012 8:30 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: The Sexual Revolution And Children's Education
Replies: 64
Views: 12953

Re: The Sexual Revolution And Children's Education

Sex is natural. Sex is normal. Why should we be raising kids to think it's taboo and "icky"? That's the society we live in. We teach kids that sex is "icky" and scary and therefore it's taboo. No one talks about it. If we don't educate kids on sex then they'll go out and find stu...
by Annihilist
Tue Apr 10, 2012 3:25 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Asexuality
Replies: 330
Views: 71367

Re: Asexuality

I don't know how much I am doing this justice, but I wish I was asexual. Life and relationships would just be so much simpler, and I can focus a lot more on more important things than sex. It would be easier to direct my attention towards more important things. And I could appreciate friendships a l...
by Annihilist
Tue Apr 10, 2012 3:17 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: 2012 in music
Replies: 58
Views: 34359

Re: 2012 in music

Marilyn Manson's new album sounds fucking amazing, from what I've heard.
by Annihilist
Tue Apr 10, 2012 12:22 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Why be social?
Replies: 15
Views: 6040

Re: Why be social?

I believe that I have to start this topic with a disclaimer: I love talking to people, more specifically I love having awesome discussions with bright , interesting people who stimulate my mind, as well as hopefully my heart someday but that's a another discussion. However this has forced me into f...
by Annihilist
Sun Apr 08, 2012 12:38 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Looking for music by good *non-english* singers
Replies: 38
Views: 12397

Re: Looking for music by good *non-english* singers

Rammstein. One cannot deny their awesomeness. Du Riechst so Gut (1995) Rosenrot (2005) Haifisch (2008) Ich Will (2001) Engel (1997) (Age restricted for some reason). Incredibly diverse German industrial/metal band. Lyrics are incredible - look up translations, amazingly poetic and beautifully dark. ...
by Annihilist
Sun Apr 08, 2012 12:22 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Integral help
Replies: 11
Views: 3931

Re: Integral help

Your last line has an error (it should be u -1/2 ). It's strongly advised that you now put v = sqrt(u). One way to integrate log(x) is by parts. One part is log(x). The other part is dx. Fixed, thanks. I haven't learned how to do integration by parts. I'm leaving it to others in this forum, if anyo...
by Annihilist
Wed Apr 04, 2012 10:02 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Integral help
Replies: 11
Views: 3931

Re: Integral help

Spoilered for that math code stuff. \int\frac{xe^x}{\sqrt{1+e^x}}dx Let: u=1+e^x \frac{du}{dx}=e^x du=e^xdx x=ln(u-1) \int\frac{xe^x}{\sqrt{1+e^x}}dx =\int\frac{ln(u-1)}{\sqrt{u}}e^xdx =\int\frac{ln(u-1)}{\sqrt{u}}du =\int\ln(u-1)u^\frac{-1}{2}du ...Now I'm not sure w...
by Annihilist
Tue Apr 03, 2012 6:11 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Happy?
Replies: 26
Views: 18189

Re: Happy?

Happy music makes me depressed.
by Annihilist
Mon Apr 02, 2012 9:42 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Energy Drinks
Replies: 16
Views: 10371

Re: Energy Drinks

Acai berries What the shit is everyone's obsession with these things? They're marginally curious, vaguely tart berries, and everyone treats them like they're some fucking snake oil angel piss cure all. Are people still so ignorant as to see the words 'anti-oxidant' and think the 60g of sugar per dr...
by Annihilist
Mon Apr 02, 2012 7:14 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Improper integral question
Replies: 14
Views: 3632

Re: Improper integral question

\int \frac{f'(x)}{f(x)} dx = \ln f(x) Sorry, you lose a point. The correct answer is \int \frac{f'(x)}{f(x)} dx = \ln f(x) + C Ah shit. Thanks. No one else was using 'c's so I forgot to add it. EDIT: "c = 0" is a valid answer though,...
by Annihilist
Mon Apr 02, 2012 1:04 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Improper integral question
Replies: 14
Views: 3632

Re: Improper integral question

jestingrabbit wrote:
Annihilist wrote:Substitution, people!


Meh. Anytime that you get du/dx = 1, you should just write out the antiderivative imo.
Yeah thats what I did. Just slower.
by Annihilist
Sun Apr 01, 2012 11:29 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Improper integral question
Replies: 14
Views: 3632

Re: Improper integral question

I teach calculus. Both you and my students know the formula \int \frac1x dx = \ln x which, casually paraphrased, could be said as "integral of 1 over something is natural log of something." I often tell my students to be careful with that casual paraphrase. Notice that, for example, \int ...
by Annihilist
Sun Apr 01, 2012 11:26 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Improper integral question
Replies: 14
Views: 3632

Re: Improper integral question

Substitution, people! The problem is: \int_{-2}^{14} \! \frac{14}{\sqrt[4]{x+2}}\, \mathrm{d}x Now, let: u=x+2 \frac{du}{dx}\ = 1 du=dx When: x=14, u = 16 x=-2, u = 0 So the new integral problem is: =\int_{0}^{16} \! \frac{14}{\sqrt[4]{u}}\, \mathrm{d}u =\int_{0}^{16} \! 14u^\frac{-1}{4}\, \mathrm{d...
by Annihilist
Sun Apr 01, 2012 11:08 am UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Pushups
Replies: 18
Views: 15071

Re: Pushups

I'd suggest doing about 20 every day. Then when you can do that well move up to 25 or 30. Then 40, 50 etc. If you want to vary the difficulty of the pushups and the muscles strengthening, try a few different positions. Try moving your arms to shoulder width apart, (or if you're already doing that, m...
by Annihilist
Sun Apr 01, 2012 5:45 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Simplify
Replies: 15
Views: 4218

Re: Simplify

Not homework. I found it on a school related forum, but it's unrelated to school.
by Annihilist
Sun Apr 01, 2012 5:38 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: An election system
Replies: 108
Views: 15534

Re: An election system

Here in Australia our politicians live and breathe this notion. They don't represent you to the party. They represent the party to you. All they do is try to sell you their political party so you can vote for them and give them power. They hold no regard for the people who elected them. If the Amer...
by Annihilist
Sun Apr 01, 2012 5:35 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Energy Drinks
Replies: 16
Views: 10371

Re: Energy Drinks

I don't get it....? "Natural" means "occuring in nature", not "containing granola or some shit". Unless it's harvested from the Great Energy Drink Tree, then no, it isn't "natural". [/pet peeve] Yeah yeah yeah of course, hence the quotation marks used. It adv...
by Annihilist
Sat Mar 31, 2012 2:04 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Simplify
Replies: 15
Views: 4218

Simplify

Image

What do you guys get for this?

I fucked it up majorly by trying to expand first.
by Annihilist
Sat Mar 31, 2012 1:51 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Surround Sound recommendations
Replies: 4
Views: 3646

Re: Surround Sound recommendations

It can be music related - some bands remaster albums into a 5.1 surround sound DVD. Opeth and Nine Inch Nails have done that to my knowledge, I am certain more bands have done the same.
by Annihilist
Sat Mar 31, 2012 1:48 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Energy Drinks
Replies: 16
Views: 10371

Re: Energy Drinks

I discovered this new one called 28Black which is a German made "natural" energy drink made from Acai berries. ...which is a German made "natural" energy drink... ... "natural" energy drink... ::murderous rage:: I don't get it....? It doesn't matter anyway, it's awesom...
by Annihilist
Sat Mar 31, 2012 1:47 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: An election system
Replies: 108
Views: 15534

Re: An election system

Here in Australia our politicians live and breathe this notion. They don't represent you to the party. They represent the party to you. All they do is try to sell you their political party so you can vote for them and give them power. They hold no regard for the people who elected them. If the Amer...
by Annihilist
Sat Mar 31, 2012 2:43 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most interesting person to have dinner with...
Replies: 28
Views: 4814

Re: Most interesting person to have dinner with...

Past, I'd have to say Marilyn Manson any time before 2001. Either we'd have really interesting talks about lots of different things like culture and music and religion and philosophy, or we'd just get fucked up on drugs. Either way, it would make for good times.

Less so now though.
by Annihilist
Sat Mar 31, 2012 2:41 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Energy Drinks
Replies: 16
Views: 10371

Energy Drinks

As a fan of energy drinks, I ask you if you like them or if you don't like them. If you do, which ones do you like, and why. I discovered this new one called 28Black which is a German made "natural" energy drink made from Acai berries. Not sure where they are sold around the world but they...
by Annihilist
Sat Mar 31, 2012 2:38 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: An election system
Replies: 108
Views: 15534

Re: An election system

I dislike any system whereby individual politicians who have power in parliament owe more to their party than to the people who elected them. The point of having a bunch of parliamentarians isn't merely counting which party has more points, but rather those parliamentarians are supposed to do stuff...

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