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Timeline of Bicycle Design

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I'll be honest--the 1950s were a rough time for cycling.
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shrodes
483 days ago
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Reminds me of Genetic Cars (http://rednuht.org/genetic_cars_2/)
Melbourne, Australia
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wreichard
475 days ago
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I like the epicycle.
Earth
wyeager
482 days ago
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This doesn't look quite right. Has Randall ever seen a bicycle?
Blur Area
rraszews
483 days ago
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Possibly inspired by this? https://blog.adafruit.com/2016/04/20/bicycle-sketches-made-into-inoperable-renderings/
Covarr
483 days ago
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The inner linguist in me is not sure all of these could be called BIcycles.
Moses Lake, WA
infini
483 days ago
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love
Asia, EU, Africa
alt_text_bot
483 days ago
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I'll be honest--the 1950s were a rough time for cycling.

Linguistics Club

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If that's too easy, you could try joining Tautology Club, which meets on the date of the Tautology Club meeting.
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shrodes
651 days ago
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Sesquiannual is every 18 months, now we can all join :)
Melbourne, Australia
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Repton
651 days ago
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Biannual = 2x per year
Sesquiannual = 1.5x per year = every 8 months
phlebas
651 days ago
Isn't 2x per year "semiannual" and biannual once per two years?
reconbot
651 days ago
They're interchangeable unfortunately
irvinklein
651 days ago
wikipedia...three times in any 2 year period, as against Sesquiennual which is twice in any three year period
dukeofwulf
651 days ago
"Biennial" is once per two years.
phlebas
650 days ago
I see the problem. "Biennial" and "Biannual" mean "once per two years" and "twice a year," respectively. Sorry for the confusion. I think I won't join the linguistics club :)
dukeofwulf
650 days ago
Haha! Don't feel bad, I had to look it up.
alt_text_bot
651 days ago
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If that's too easy, you could try joining Tautology Club, which meets on the date of the Tautology Club meeting.

Sharks

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'Now, minions, I'm off to inspect our shark cages.' 'Do you really need to inspect them this often?' 'PRISONERS MUST NEVER ESCAPE.'
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1295 days ago
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Title text:

"'Now, minions, I'm off to inspect our shark cages.' 'Do you really need to inspect them this often?' 'PRISONERS MUST NEVER ESCAPE.'"
Melbourne, Australia
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Rejection

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Perhaps you need a crash course in taking hints. Here's your first lesson: We're not actually walking somewhere together; I'm trying to leave this conversation and you're following me.
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shrodes
1297 days ago
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Alt text:
"Perhaps you need a crash course in taking hints. Here's your first lesson: We're not actually walking somewhere together; I'm trying to leave this conversation and you're following me."
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lucasbfr
1292 days ago
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Aie.
Paris, France
Dadster
1295 days ago
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Um, Ouch.
New Hampshire
diannemharris
1297 days ago
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Burn.
infini
1297 days ago
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I feel like xkcd is following me around picking up data signals emanating from the organic quantum computer in my skull
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tedder
1297 days ago
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ahem. what women want?
Uranus

Inexplicable

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'It has a ghost in it. Take it back.' 'No.'
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shrodes
1318 days ago
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Title text:

"'It has a ghost in it. Take it back.' 'No.'"
Melbourne, Australia
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Chachafance
1315 days ago
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Just went through this last night! smh
Eufaula, AL
sami_sonic
1317 days ago
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Been there
infini
1316 days ago
Done that.
Lythimus
1317 days ago
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I've wondered this exact same thing. I feel like one of my computers was haunted, but I've basically concluded that other people won't go through the steps to determine a motherboard is grounded out or a video card is over heating. They will simply throw away or donate the computer.
wakemp
1318 days ago
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Some times, even my Knack can get stifled by the shear evil within some OSes
Victoria, British Columbia CA
wreichard
1318 days ago
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Been there.
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neilcar
1318 days ago
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True story: When I was the lead for the Windows 95 escalation team, one of our engineers had a customer whose computer was inexplicably unstable. After several days of trying to fix this problem, the engineer called up the customer one day and the customer said "Oh, it's fixed."

"I just have to know -- how did you fix it?"

"Well, ever since I moved into this house, I've had problems with bad spirits. Now, when I use the computer, I sprinkle a circle of salt around it and light several candles...I haven't had any problems since!"
Charlotte, North Carolina
wreichard
1318 days ago
I think it's quantum effects. But ghosts is essentially the same thing.

Glass Trolling

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Plus, when someone finally grabs your glasses and stomps on them, it costs way less than $1,500 to replace them.
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1346 days ago
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Title text:

"Plus, when someone finally grabs your glasses and stomps on them, it costs way less than $1,500 to replace them."
Melbourne, Australia
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duxuforest
1343 days ago
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Ok glass, Show me pictures of morons. Yaay, it´s working!
Sverige, Göteborg, lerum
RC1140
1345 days ago
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Have to start doing this , maybe i can get a free pair of glasses from it
infini
1346 days ago
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I just my 4th pair, their progressive for my aging eyes and cost far too much.
Asia, EU, Africa
WorldMaker
1346 days ago
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Must. refrain. from. doing. this… Ok, glass, share with comment. Crud.
Louisville, Kentucky
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