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by Weeks
Wed Nov 19, 2008 9:54 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The pun tournament?
Replies: 97
Views: 6388

Re: The pun tournament?

I still don't know how many judges there'll be, so I'll let him in (for now).
by Weeks
Wed Nov 19, 2008 4:50 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The pun tournament?
Replies: 97
Views: 6388

Re: The pun tournament?

@Meowgan: Ok. Thanks for the idea anyway! I'd like to change the tournament title...sorta like...more Olympic? Epic? Plus it'll probably last for at least a week (a themed competition each day). Come on, this is XKCDia! Edit: I'll wait for the Meowganizer. Alrighty, if you want a name change, post i...
by Weeks
Wed Nov 19, 2008 4:42 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The pun tournament?
Replies: 97
Views: 6388

Re: The pun tournament?

K. If you mean anything seriously referring to organization, please PM it! Dunno if Meowgan would accept that job. Remember entries are gonna be open for at least a week. The rest of the weeks are undecided. (I don't think I'm gonna participate, my vocabulary is quite small. Oh, and Felstaff is gonn...
by Weeks
Wed Nov 19, 2008 4:30 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The pun tournament?
Replies: 97
Views: 6388

Re: The pun tournament?

You might wanna save some pun-power for the tournament.
Alright...I'm gonna make a list. To the OP!
by Weeks
Wed Nov 19, 2008 3:55 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The pun tournament?
Replies: 97
Views: 6388

Re: The pun tournament?

The mighty Felstaff!
Uhhh, but are you gonna be an organizer, a judge, or a participant? (Dunno if you could/should be all three...)
by Weeks
Wed Nov 19, 2008 3:48 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The pun tournament?
Replies: 97
Views: 6388

Re: The pun tournament?

I didn't see that. I'm made of fail. :wink:
by Weeks
Wed Nov 19, 2008 3:41 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The pun tournament?
Replies: 97
Views: 6388

Re: The pun tournament?

Nope, it's not a joke, unfortunately. :wink: I really wanted to organize a tournament, even though I'm not that funny myself. So I asked for help. I'd rather PM, but it's tough considering the amount of people (I think) that could be involved. Think about it...The whole fora! Actually, I'm adding th...
by Weeks
Wed Nov 19, 2008 3:37 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: 10000 days of christmas
Replies: 14566
Views: 580150

Re: 10000 days of christmas

3859 adidas.
by Weeks
Wed Nov 19, 2008 3:31 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The pun tournament?
Replies: 97
Views: 6388

Re: The pun tournament?

I see.
To clarify: If you aren't good at puns, you might be good at laughing at them. You could be a judge!
So don't shy away!
by Weeks
Wed Nov 19, 2008 3:18 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The pun tournament?
Replies: 97
Views: 6388

The pun tournament?

The idea is to have real fun(pun) with a sort of tournament. Different competitions, judges, prizes (yay!), etc. Like the Olympics...of pun. It would take place in about a week. I need to know if anyone is interested in making a competition like this, especially with all the great punsters here! ......
by Weeks
Sat Nov 08, 2008 3:54 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: "Rules" of proper English largely made up on the spot
Replies: 49
Views: 7745

Re: "Rules" of proper English largely made up on the spot

I see. I shall subsequently prevent myself from ever posting again while half-asleep. :wink:
by Weeks
Sat Nov 08, 2008 3:04 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Free Will?
Replies: 264
Views: 27736

Re: Free Will?

How is it that your lack of being informed about what has been said about such things so far in the thread NOT reason to read the thread before posting? And if the concerns you raise, which admittedly have already been mentioned, were addressed, aren't you being rude to those who addressed it? Furt...
by Weeks
Sat Nov 08, 2008 12:53 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: "Rules" of proper English largely made up on the spot
Replies: 49
Views: 7745

Re: "Rules" of proper English largely made up on the spot

I didn't know about the thing about using subject pronouns in comparisons. I just do that in english because it matches up with German and spanish. The double negatives thing is weird. According to a book I read (called The evolution of language, or something), we actually have double negatives tha...
by Weeks
Sat Nov 08, 2008 12:35 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Free Will?
Replies: 264
Views: 27736

Re: Free Will?

Hi, I made a post in this thread which may have been interpreted as sarcastic, in which case I apologize. If not, well, whatever. It helped. tl;dr: There probably is no point in continuing this thread if the question "Free Will?" (or "Does Free Will exist?") has been answered, so...
by Weeks
Thu Nov 06, 2008 3:46 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Some Favorite Quotes (merged: Post-a-quote)
Replies: 467
Views: 50817

Re: Your Own Personal Quotes

"Apply reason to difficulties" ~Seneca the younger. It's been working well so far.
by Weeks
Thu Nov 06, 2008 3:37 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: ¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)
Replies: 482
Views: 194097

Re: ¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)

Gracias por la explicación. ¡De nada! Además, ya estoy confuso en la usa de la subjuntiva, ¿hay que usarlo cuando hago una pregunta? No...sólo si expresas una duda, deseo, orden negativa o expresiones como "es probable que" y "es interesante que". Luego, te fijas si alguna de la...
by Weeks
Wed Nov 05, 2008 4:43 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Ladies and gentlemen, we have a winner
Replies: 327
Views: 24763

Re: Ladies and gentlemen, we have a winner

Noc wrote:And besides, snidely commenting on things other people do is a God-given right.
Noc, you always hit the nail in the head, for some reason.
by Weeks
Wed Nov 05, 2008 4:15 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Free Will?
Replies: 264
Views: 27736

Re: Does Free Will exist?

Could I ask--Has anyone here read this? 'Cause I'm reading it, and if this here thread doesn't have anything different from that one, or something interesting, then I won't read this one.
by Weeks
Wed Nov 05, 2008 3:50 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Ladies and gentlemen, we have a winner
Replies: 327
Views: 24763

Re: Ladies and gentlemen, we have a winner

Moo wrote:(@Weeks: I think 4=5 was just asking which specific country Bluggo was referring to)


Yeah, I was more like...using the quote to express a personal opinion. What do you call that?
by Weeks
Wed Nov 05, 2008 3:42 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Ladies and gentlemen, we have a winner
Replies: 327
Views: 24763

Re: Ladies and gentlemen, we have a winner

There are certainly people who voted for him just because he's black. A woman on TV was saying she voted for Obama because "McCain had better funding" or something to that extent: not precisely because of his leadership skills, competence, etc. Congratulations U.S.A., and best of luck! :)...
by Weeks
Tue Nov 04, 2008 2:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Some Favorite Quotes (merged: Post-a-quote)
Replies: 467
Views: 50817

Re: Your Own Personal Quotes

You're right...I think I meant: "I haven't heard of it anywhere".
by Weeks
Tue Nov 04, 2008 2:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Some Favorite Quotes (merged: Post-a-quote)
Replies: 467
Views: 50817

Re: Your Own Personal Quotes

KingLoser wrote:"EVERYONE make me a dinner-bitch."
...

Aikanaro wrote:"I kneel before God alone."
I've thought this before. Coincidence?
by Weeks
Tue Nov 04, 2008 1:08 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: ¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)
Replies: 482
Views: 194097

Re: ¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)

"Lo que" es como "that which." Entonces, "lo que tengo" es, en inglés, "That which I have." Cuando se usa "lo que" en esta manera, "lo," el objeto de que se habla, es el sujeto. Exacto, me faltó eso. :) (soy muy enojada con esto) En vez de...
by Weeks
Mon Nov 03, 2008 8:20 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: ¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)
Replies: 482
Views: 194097

Re: ¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)

Hello, I speak Spanish! I'll see if I can help here. Qué es "lo que" y como es diferente de "que"? It's a bit tricky, so I'll explain in (my not too good) English. "Lo que" is used to refer to what you're saying. "Lo que tengo" means "What I have". I...
by Weeks
Sat Nov 01, 2008 3:06 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28552
Views: 3207731

Re: Rant Thread

My rant: I'll do research on people's behavior, because I don't understand why they can't try to understand each other.
Personal stuff.
by Weeks
Sat Nov 01, 2008 1:31 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Heroes! (No spoiler tags for episodes already aired in US)
Replies: 2377
Views: 145578

Re: Heroes: Here thar be spoilers (Merg'd Season 2)

I thought this season, with all the "villain" stuff, was going to have some horror or spookiness involved...
by Weeks
Fri Oct 31, 2008 5:03 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Elitism
Replies: 56
Views: 4500

Re: Elitism

Azrael001 wrote:Sure, but if you've already got a sharp knife, why bother sharpening a dull one?

What if you don't have a sharp knife?
@Intercept: The analogy implies that people are all the same kind of knife.
by Weeks
Fri Oct 31, 2008 1:48 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Elitism
Replies: 56
Views: 4500

Re: Elitism

The dull knife can be sharpened to be as good as the other one.
by Weeks
Fri Oct 31, 2008 1:18 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Elitism
Replies: 56
Views: 4500

Re: Elitism

Being better is subjective, I realize this, but why can we say object A is better than object B, but not person A is better than person B? I think it is because the abilities of people depend not only on their genetic code but also on circumstances. Maybe the "stupid fat lazy slob" you me...
by Weeks
Wed Oct 29, 2008 7:04 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: "There must be violence against women"
Replies: 48
Views: 4294

Re: "There must be violence against women"

There's a difference between a poor man without a job beating his wife because he's at the end of his senses, and a well-off intellectual expressing the opinion that this is a good thing. Could you possibly call that an intellectual? I mean, despite his inability to compose a clear, straight-forwar...
by Weeks
Thu Oct 23, 2008 6:06 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Chat with ebay bot
Replies: 52
Views: 4031

Re: Chat with ebay bot

I've seen others, but sometimes they're referred to as "elitist". I have been polishing my grammatical skills and expanding my vocabulary ever since I came here. I want to be understood, but I also care about the idea people have of myself most of the time, so I try to look my words up and...
by Weeks
Thu Oct 23, 2008 2:42 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Liberal arts
Replies: 40
Views: 3482

Re: Liberal arts

22/7 wrote:Ergo, all females are terrible teachers, if not people. I amend. Terrible people.

Surely you jest.
...Nevertheless, I had a female Logic teacher, and she was awful. As a teacher.
I'm biased against local professors anyway.
by Weeks
Wed Oct 22, 2008 11:29 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: 10000 days of christmas
Replies: 14566
Views: 580150

Re: 10000 days of christmas

5629 ashes. (I'm counting from last page)

63 days left for Christmas!
by Weeks
Wed Oct 22, 2008 11:19 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: 10000 days of christmas
Replies: 14566
Views: 580150

Re: 10000 days of christmas

5633 Asmodieuses.
by Weeks
Wed Oct 22, 2008 4:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: In popular culture's alt text has become true!
Replies: 32
Views: 3304

Re: In popular culture's alt text has become true!

We should cast an election among the whole of XKCDia, and then The Chosen One shall emerge to fulfill the Prophecy
by Weeks
Wed Oct 22, 2008 1:47 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: In popular culture's alt text has become true!
Replies: 32
Views: 3304

Re: In popular culture's alt text has become true!

Cheese wrote:I notice that that particular alt-text hasn't yet been referenced in that article

I was going to say that.

Who's gonna do the dirty job?
by Weeks
Sat Oct 18, 2008 9:02 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: 'QFT' confusion (and other internet acronyms)
Replies: 72
Views: 9025

Re: 'QFT' confusion (and other internet acronyms)

See you next time! :lol:
by Weeks
Fri Oct 17, 2008 11:40 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: 10000 days of christmas
Replies: 14566
Views: 580150

Re: 10000 days of christmas

6038 people who can't walk. At a normal pace.
by Weeks
Fri Oct 17, 2008 11:33 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: 10000 days of christmas
Replies: 14566
Views: 580150

Re: 10000 days of christmas

6040 people who don't have a time machine.
by Weeks
Fri Oct 17, 2008 4:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I love the mods here!
Replies: 291
Views: 19012

Re: I love the mods here!

But stridently demanding to know what was so funny was sure to get one told to shut the fuck up. I see. (I get it) :wink: Anyway, you guys are cool enough that I don't need to ask the questions most of the time (but that's probably because there's someone who's already done that). And what with all...

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