The thousand post club

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Re: The thousand post club

Post by owlice » Thu Oct 14, 2010 4:17 am

I'm pretty sure they are bestowed nonetheless!
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Re: The thousand post club

Post by Chris Peterson » Thu Oct 14, 2010 4:26 am

owlice wrote:I'm pretty sure they are bestowed nonetheless!
But I'd guess somebody with enough rank could request something different, if they so desired...
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Re: The thousand post club

Post by Ann » Thu Oct 14, 2010 6:04 am

I don't know who bestows the titles, but how about Beyonderlander or Pathfinder to Beyonderland for Beyond?

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Re: The thousand post club

Post by rstevenson » Thu Oct 14, 2010 12:02 pm

Egad! My name in lights!

As for rank (phew, what is that smell?) I may or may not be legally insane -- how could I tell? -- but I am hereby formally requesting the rank of Toroidal Terran.

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Re: The thousand post club

Post by Ann » Thu Oct 14, 2010 4:50 pm

Congrats, Rob! That's a great title!!!

Here are some colorful helical shapes from a Color Commentator for a Toroidal Pixelator!

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Re: The thousand post club

Post by rstevenson » Thu Oct 14, 2010 5:27 pm

Thank you Ann. I've dropped that image, aptly named "Celebration", into the thumbnail folder for my use in making mosaics. It may appear in my next astro mosaic.

As for my new title, I like it better than my self-proposed one, though I suspect it means that my thin veneer of Terranism has been penetrated by the keen eyes of the Asterisk. (I told them not to leave me here this long. But the rulers of Donutia know best.)

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Re: The thousand post club

Post by neufer » Thu Oct 14, 2010 5:35 pm

Ann wrote:
Congrats, Rob! That's a great title!!!

Here are some colorful helical shapes from a Color Commentator for a Toroidal Pixelator!
Can we call Rob pXZie Tori for short?
http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap000921.html wrote:
<<Why is the binary star system XZ Tauri emitting a hot bubble of expanding gas? The XZ Tauri star system is known to reside in the Taurus star forming region located about 500 light-years away. XZ Tau is composed of two very young stars separated by roughly the same distance as between our Sun and Pluto. The bubble has been expanding over the past thirty years and now extends to nearly fifteen times the binary separation.>>
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pixie wrote:
<<Pixies are mythical creatures of folklore usually depicted with [Spock-like?] pointed ears, and often wearing a green outfit and pointed hat. The origin of the name pixie is uncertain. Some have claimed that it comes from the Swedish dialectal pyske meaning wee little fairy. Some 19th century researchers have connected them with Puck, a mythological creature sometimes described as a fairy. Pixie mythology seems to predate Christian presence in Britain. They were subsumed into what passed as Christianity with the explanation that they were the souls of children who had died un-baptized. By 1869 some were suggesting that the name pixie was a racial remnant of Pictic tribes who used to paint/tattoo their skin blue, an attribute often given to pixies.>>
http://faculty.smcm.edu/sgoldstine/torus7.html wrote:
Seven-Color Tori
<<The Four-Color Theorem states that any map drawn in the Euclidean plane or on the sphere can be colored with only four colors in such a way that no two adjacent countries are the same color. This result, originally conjectured in 1852, has a colorful and controversial history commensurate with the remarkable difficulty of proving it. On a torus, we have the Seven-Color Theorem, along with many eye-catching ways of proving that seven colors are necessary.

ImageImage
Above are photographs of the two sides of Norton Starr's painted hydrostone torus depicting the Ungar-Leech map. One of the nice features of this map is that you can see all seven colors touching each other in a single view, the left-hand view above.
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Re: Rob on board

Post by bystander » Sat Oct 16, 2010 2:12 am

neufer wrote:Rob & beyond now deserve a rank.

Can someone assign them a rank or tell them how they can designate their own rank.

(I never figured that out myself but I'm happy with my assigned one.)
neufer wrote:Can we call Rob pXZie Tori for short?
So, Rob got a rank he is apparently happy with (I think it suits), even a
nickrank (are you suggesting Rob emits a hot bubble of expanding gas :? ).

Beyond? Any suggestions? Anybody?

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Re: Rob on board

Post by neufer » Sat Oct 16, 2010 2:19 am

bystander wrote:
So, Rob got a rank he is apparently happy with (I think it suits), even a
nickrank (are you suggesting Rob emits a hot bubble of expanding gas :? ).

Beyond? Any suggestions? Anybody?
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Re: The thousand post club

Post by orin stepanek » Sat Oct 16, 2010 2:22 am

How about "Far Out Man"
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Re: Rob on board

Post by rstevenson » Sat Oct 16, 2010 1:34 pm

bystander wrote:
neufer wrote:Can we call Rob pXZie Tori for short?
... (are you suggesting Rob emits a hot bubble of expanding gas :? ). ...
Does bubbling while in hot oil count? (That's how all Donutians are born.)

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Re: Rob on board

Post by bystander » Sat Oct 16, 2010 3:23 pm

bystander wrote:Beyond? Any suggestions? Anybody?
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Re: Rob on board

Post by neufer » Sat Oct 16, 2010 4:08 pm

rstevenson wrote:
bystander wrote:
neufer wrote:Can we call Rob pXZie Tori for short?
... (are you suggesting Rob emits a hot bubble of expanding gas :? ). ...
Does bubbling while in hot oil count? (That's how all Donutians are born.)
That's my Tori and I'm sticking with him.

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P.S., Are you requesting Donutians?

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Re: The thousand post club

Post by Ann » Sat Oct 16, 2010 4:25 pm

rstevenson wrote:Thank you Ann. I've dropped that image, aptly named "Celebration", into the thumbnail folder for my use in making mosaics. It may appear in my next astro mosaic.

As for my new title, I like it better than my self-proposed one, though I suspect it means that my thin veneer of Terranism has been penetrated by the keen eyes of the Asterisk. (I told them not to leave me here this long. But the rulers of Donutia know best.)

Rob
The rulers of Donutia!!!! Gaaahh!!! I finally get it!!! :lol: :mrgreen: :lol: :mrgreen: :lol: :mrgreen:

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Re: The thousand post club

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Re: The thousand post club

Post by orin stepanek » Fri Oct 22, 2010 12:45 pm

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Re: The thousand post club

Post by owlice » Fri Oct 22, 2010 12:54 pm

I need insulin after seeing the doughnut covered with Fruit Loops! :shock: :shock:
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Re: The thousand post club

Post by Ann » Fri Oct 22, 2010 3:38 pm

Goodness me, did anyone tell Rob, our local PixieTori?

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Re: The thousand post club

Post by rstevenson » Fri Oct 22, 2010 4:57 pm

Ann wrote:Goodness me, did anyone tell Rob, our local PixieTori?
I have taken note. And I must admit to recognizing myself in that cartoon.

But please, though Art (being inexplicable, ineradicable and unalloyed) may call me PixieTori, mere mortals must use the full and proper designation, Toroidal Pixelator. Or T. Pixelator at the very least. I have my rotundity to think of.

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Re: The thousand post club

Post by neufer » Fri Oct 22, 2010 5:04 pm

[b][url=http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap000921.html]PiXZie Tori[/url][/b] wrote:
Ann wrote:
Goodness me, did anyone tell Rob, our local PixieTori?
I have taken note. And I must admit to recognizing myself in that cartoon.

But please, though Art (being inexplicable, ineradicable and unalloyed) may call me PixieTori, mere mortals must use the full and proper designation, Toroidal Pixelator. Or T. Pixelator at the very least. I have my rotundity to think of.
But just try saying "Toroidal Pixelator" three times fast.
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Color Commentator Catapults 3 spots

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Chris Peterson      3548  / 2.60 ppd since Tue Dec 07, 2004  / Expert Cloud Angler
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Harry               2875  / 1.59 ppd since Fri Nov 18, 2005  / G'day G'day G'day G'day
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orin stepanek       1977  / 1.03 ppd since Wed Jul 27, 2005  / Resident Geezer
owlice              1888  / 0.83 ppd since Wed Aug 02, 2004  / Jabberwren Hooter Girl
makc                1847  / 0.84 ppd since Tue Oct 12, 2004  / Best Title in the Universe
apodman             1173  / 1.00 ppd since Wed Aug 15, 2007  / Teapot Fancier (MIA)
geckzilla           1088  / 0.95 ppd since Wed Sep 12, 2007  / Ocular Digitator
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RJN                  929  / 0.41 ppd since Sat Jul 24, 2006  / Baffled Boffin
Ann                  829  / 5.53 ppd since Sat May 29, 2010  / Color Commentator
The Code             823  / 1.38 ppd since Sat Mar 09, 2009  / Cosmic Skeptic
Nereid               802  / 0.54 ppd since Thu Sep 28, 2006  / Science Officer
beyond               773  / 1.73 ppd since Tue Aug 04, 2009  / Milliways Pundit
emc                  750  / 0.63 ppd since Tue Jul 17, 2007  / Equine Locutionist
Qev                  564  / 0.34 ppd since Wed Mar 08, 2006  / Ontological Cartographer
rstevenson           534  / 0.54 ppd since Fri Mar 28, 2008  / Toroidal Pixelator 	
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Re: The thousand post club

Post by bystander » Mon Nov 01, 2010 7:43 pm

Jabberwren hits 2k

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Re: The thousand post club

Post by owlice » Mon Nov 01, 2010 7:50 pm

Oh, crud; I'd better go delete some posts!
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Re: The thousand post club

Post by bystander » Mon Nov 01, 2010 8:21 pm

Oh, but I can post more and attribute them to you, like this one!

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orin & owlice sneak up

Post by neufer » Mon Nov 01, 2010 9:09 pm

Here I was waiting for bystander to hit 5000
and orin & owlice sneak up past 2000.

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Harry               2876  / 1.59 ppd since Fri Nov 18, 2005  / G'day G'day G'day G'day
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orin stepanek       2006  / 1.03 ppd since Wed Jul 27, 2005  / Resident Geezer
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makc                1856  / 0.84 ppd since Tue Oct 12, 2004  / Best Title in the Universe
apodman             1173  / 1.00 ppd since Wed Aug 15, 2007  / Teapot Fancier (MIA)
geckzilla           1097  / 0.95 ppd since Wed Sep 12, 2007  / Ocular Digitator
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RJN                  930  / 0.41 ppd since Sat Jul 24, 2006  / Baffled Boffin
Ann                  866  / 5.53 ppd since Sat May 29, 2010  / Color Commentator
The Code             823  / 1.38 ppd since Sat Mar 09, 2009  / Cosmic Skeptic
Nereid               802  / 0.54 ppd since Thu Sep 28, 2006  / Science Officer
beyond               773  / 1.73 ppd since Tue Aug 04, 2009  / Milliways Pundit
emc                  756  / 0.63 ppd since Tue Jul 17, 2007  / Equine Locutionist
Qev                  564  / 0.34 ppd since Wed Mar 08, 2006  / Ontological Cartographer
rstevenson           542  / 0.54 ppd since Fri Mar 28, 2008  / Toroidal Pixelator 	
Dr. Skeptic          507  / 0.33 ppd since Thu Jul 27, 2006  / Science Officer
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