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What subject(s) would say you've learned the most about over the course of the past few weeks?

Maths
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Earth Science (geology, climatology, geophysics, etc)
Life Sciences (biology, anatomy, ethology, immunology, etc)
Healthcare
History
Philosophy
Craftsman Arts (carpentry, ceramics, glassblowing, etc)
Architecture
Cooking
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Mathematics only gets one entry because the list is already long enough and it's at the bottom of my learning list. Sorry if that offends any of you.

Photography is in a separate entry to 'visual arts' because I know too many people on either side of that that will be quite offended if I lumped the two together.

Graphic novels and webcomics count as both literature and visual arts.
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Re: WCDT strips 4236-4240 (6th April to 10th April, 2020)
« Reply #1 on: 04 Apr 2020, 05:03 »

My favorite bits of foreign slang I've learned so far in the last couple of weeks are 'plonker' (insult) and 'duguma' (a work in progress).
(Kind of bummed I can't include 'doska' (bored) in that since I've known it for years. Definitely applies since I've started my vacation, though.)
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Re: WCDT strips 4236-4240 (6th April to 10th April, 2020)
« Reply #2 on: 04 Apr 2020, 12:22 »

For me, I've been stuck working at home, so most of what I learned was related to BPM and user documentation.

Other than that, cooking; an exploration with my girlfriend is both of our cuisines. I also started drawing again, and have been learning about techniques, and planning projects for when I get to my forge again.
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« Reply #3 on: 04 Apr 2020, 20:50 »

My favourite colour, culinarily, is brown.
Photography is in a separate entry to 'visual arts' because I know too many people on either side of that that will be quite offended if I lumped the two together.
That of me which might get offended by your opposite disregard of Mathematics' plurality is the part of me which is sufficiently minded to understand (and quite enjoy), without irreverence, such. Not that I don't feel
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Re: WCDT strips 4236-4240 (6th April to 10th April, 2020)
« Reply #4 on: 05 Apr 2020, 02:29 »

Dammit.
I forgot to include gardening and landscaping.

I suppose that'll have to fall under 'something else' for the time being.
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Re: WCDT strips 4236-4240 (6th April to 10th April, 2020)
« Reply #5 on: 05 Apr 2020, 12:03 »

physics and music and electronic arts together: analouge-digital sound translation.
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Re: WCDT strips 4236-4240 (6th April to 10th April, 2020)
« Reply #6 on: 05 Apr 2020, 19:13 »

Comic's up.

Spooky nearly walked out with the kitty. Cuuute....

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Re: WCDT strips 4236-4240 (6th April to 10th April, 2020)
« Reply #7 on: 05 Apr 2020, 20:41 »

If I'm being honest I might have done the same thing.
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Re: WCDT strips 4236-4240 (6th April to 10th April, 2020)
« Reply #8 on: 05 Apr 2020, 21:58 »

Has there been a character who has grown more than Yay? They have gone from scary-spooky to concerned to funny over time and the more they appear the more I'm starting to see them as the embodiment of what AIs are all about: growth, change, personality, and different aspects of humanity without the filters due to parental and societal influence...

Sven might be the closest, but he is still a work in progress
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Re: WCDT strips 4236-4240 (6th April to 10th April, 2020)
« Reply #9 on: 05 Apr 2020, 21:59 »

If I'm being honest I might have done the same thing.

I've tried to trade cats with my sister every chance I get...she doesn't want someone who's a bigger egomaniac and has a worse temper than her :(
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Re: WCDT strips 4236-4240 (6th April to 10th April, 2020)
« Reply #10 on: 05 Apr 2020, 23:13 »

I don't think that Yay is really used to having subconscious desires or not being fully in control of their reactions to the world around them. So, realising that a part of their brain decided to keep Hercules without telling their conscious processes is probably a bit of a shock.

Meanwhile, Hercules doesn't have a problem with anything going on right now, so long as he doesn't actually have to move any major muscle groups!
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Re: WCDT strips 4236-4240 (6th April to 10th April, 2020)
« Reply #11 on: Yesterday at 01:11 »

It certainly seems that way. Either that or Yay is just used to taking what they want.

I've made a tweak to the pole as I derped out and forgot not everybody would have spent most of college in the science building and would need a bit more context for 'Earth science' and the 'life sciences'.

EDIT: Gardening and landscaping would be a bit of both (like ecology is). Soil science, botany, physical geography, and biochemistry, with a pinch of climatology.
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Re: WCDT strips 4236-4240 (6th April to 10th April, 2020)
« Reply #12 on: Yesterday at 02:59 »

"... We were not about to simply abduct him.  No.  That Would Be Wrong."
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Re: WCDT strips 4236-4240 (6th April to 10th April, 2020)
« Reply #13 on: Yesterday at 05:00 »

"I'm told."
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Re: WCDT strips 4236-4240 (6th April to 10th April, 2020)
« Reply #14 on: Yesterday at 10:02 »

Hercules is so adorably drawn with those slightly blank but still placidly happy eyes and seems content to just be carried about.
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Re: WCDT strips 4236-4240 (6th April to 10th April, 2020)
« Reply #15 on: Yesterday at 11:28 »

Besides cooking ('cause one has to eat) and healthcare (no-brainer here), I voted "something else": comunication technology. I´m teaching online now, and it ain't as easy as it looks...
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Re: WCDT strips 4236-4240 (6th April to 10th April, 2020)
« Reply #16 on: Yesterday at 11:31 »

I put down "other" since my weekly schedule has not changed that much and I know way too much than is good for me with regard to most of the subjects listed.
Well shopping is one day a week now and the waiting in line makes me feel like I'm in eastern Europe before the wall came down and the red empire imploded.
The thin stocking of the shelves hearkens back to childhood memories from back then.
Also traffic is almost nonexistent, which is nice, except for the same [censored] who pull the same boneheaded manoeuvres they always did.
Cooking has been more creative what with more free time and limited resources. Thank be to dad and the chest freezer in the basement.

The only thing that has changed is that I am pretty much stuck at home in the evenings and play WAY more video games than is healthy.
So it seems that I have picked up quite a bit of lore from World of Warcraft.
Oh I have also been reading Manhua on the second screen while waiting in LFG and have quickly learned that the stories are plagiarist and AXE COP puts most to shame.
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Re: WCDT strips 4236-4240 (6th April to 10th April, 2020)
« Reply #17 on: Yesterday at 11:46 »

Has there been a character who has grown more than Yay?

Well, she's been around a lot longer, but my vote is for Tai, in the sense that she's now capable of turning herself "off" on occasion.  (Understand, she used to be easily my least favourite character.  Don't know who that might be now, but Millefeuille is working very hard at it.)
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« Reply #18 on: Yesterday at 12:16 »

My favorite bits of foreign slang I've learned so far in the last couple of weeks are 'plonker' (insult) and 'duguma' (a work in progress).
(Kind of bummed I can't include 'doska' (bored) in that since I've known it for years. Definitely applies since I've started my vacation, though.)
Recently learned 'banjaxed' and 'bamjaxed' (the latter because I misheard the former). Not sure if I can work either into conversation on this side of the pond, but both would make for a good kobold or goblin name in D&D.
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Re: WCDT strips 4236-4240 (6th April to 10th April, 2020)
« Reply #19 on: Yesterday at 18:52 »

Next comic up.

OK, that was amusing...

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Re: WCDT strips 4236-4240 (6th April to 10th April, 2020)
« Reply #20 on: Yesterday at 19:37 »

I hope Millefeuille at least pauses to put on some pants.
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« Reply #21 on: Yesterday at 21:46 »

So, Brun got up at 4 AM to go to the bathroom - then came back to fall asleep again on the same robot butt?   :-D
And the owner of said robot butt, while well aware that Brun had moved, made no attempt to get up in the meantime?   :laugh:
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« Reply #22 on: Yesterday at 23:01 »

I hope Millefeuille at least pauses to put on some pants.
Why does she need a second set?
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« Reply #23 on: Yesterday at 23:17 »

In which we see the problems that can be triggered if one doesn't fully understand contexts or multiple meanings. I suppose that, in the end, Brun feels that she owes Millifeulle at least some social interaction in exchange for having been a pillow overnight. This is especially if she has post-party amnesia and thinks something happened that didn't.

I find myself wondering exactly where Jeph is taking this. A comedy "We ran into each other at a party; next morning, I wrongly thought that I'd had sex with her and later realised that I like her" scenario isn't impossible at this point. The funny part of it would be Milli's role. I mean, she probably knows what's really happened and will likely be entertainingly puzzled why Brun seems to think they did something more intimate!
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In which we see the problems that can be triggered if one doesn't fully understand contexts or multiple meanings. I suppose that, in the end, Brun feels that she owes Millifeulle at least some social interaction in exchange for having been a pillow overnight. This is especially if she has post-party amnesia and thinks something happened that didn't.

I find myself wondering exactly where Jeph is taking this. A comedy "We ran into each other at a party; next morning, I wrongly thought that I'd had sex with her and later realised that I like her" scenario isn't impossible at this point. The funny part of it would be Milli's role. I mean, she probably knows what's really happened and will likely be entertainingly puzzled why Brun seems to think they did something more intimate!

Or Brun's just being more literal minded about the phrasing of 'slept with'. She just woke up after all.

EDIT: No idea who this Vrun character is, this comic is about Brun and Millie.
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I kinda thought Brun was joking and also likes brunch lol
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And the owner of said robot butt made no attempt to get up in the meantime?
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