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  1. Standard member sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    01 Jul '15 12:27
    http://phys.org/news/2015-07-self-assembly-molecular-archimedean-polyhedra.html
  2. 01 Jul '15 12:31
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    http://phys.org/news/2015-07-self-assembly-molecular-archimedean-polyhedra.html
    I see that and raise with rhombicuboctahedron.
  3. Standard member sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    01 Jul '15 13:53
    Originally posted by C Hess
    I see that and raise with rhombicuboctahedron.
    And I double with antirhombicuboctahedron. Your bet.
  4. 01 Jul '15 19:25
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    http://phys.org/news/2015-07-self-assembly-molecular-archimedean-polyhedra.html
    I remember making one of those when I was younger.

    I actually have one of these:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compound_of_five_cubes
    that I made out of cardboard when helping my son with a school project a few years ago.
  5. 01 Jul '15 20:37
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    And I double with antirhombicuboctahedron. Your bet.
    Anti? You'll have to explain that one.

    How about: Pseudorhombicuboctrahedron?

    Hu? Hu? Can you read it?
  6. Standard member sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    02 Jul '15 10:02
    Originally posted by C Hess
    Anti? You'll have to explain that one.

    How about: Pseudorhombicuboctrahedron?

    Hu? Hu? Can you read it?
    The anti one is just one made of anti-matter
  7. 02 Jul '15 16:38 / 2 edits
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    The anti one is just one made of anti-matter
    I see. I'm gonna do a dasa and declare myself the winner. I don't know what we just played, or what the prize will be, but I won. HA!
  8. Standard member Soothfast
    0,1,1,2,3,5,8,13,21,
    02 Jul '15 20:03
    Originally posted by C Hess
    I see. I'm gonna do a dasa and declare myself the winner. I don't know what we just played, or what the prize will be, but I won. HA!
    The usual prize for "winning" a debate on the Internet is a tetrahedral tin foil hat.
  9. Standard member sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    03 Jul '15 10:13
    Originally posted by Soothfast
    The usual prize for "winning" a debate on the Internet is a tetrahedral tin foil hat.
    Well that would be a lot better than just aluminum
  10. 03 Jul '15 15:34
    Originally posted by Soothfast
    The usual prize for "winning" a debate on the Internet is a tetrahedral tin foil hat.
    Tin foil hat! Tin foil hat! I gots me a tin foil hat! Woo-hoooo!
  11. Standard member moonbus
    Uber-Nerd
    03 Jul '15 20:23
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    And I double with antirhombicuboctahedron. Your bet.
    Anteantirhombicuboctahedron. I went back in time and doubled your double before you did.
  12. Standard member Soothfast
    0,1,1,2,3,5,8,13,21,
    03 Jul '15 22:40
    "The ludicrous state of solid geometry made me pass over this branch." Plato, Republic, VII, 528.
  13. Standard member sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    04 Jul '15 17:16
    Originally posted by Soothfast
    "The ludicrous state of solid geometry made me pass over this branch." Plato, Republic, VII, 528.
    At ludicrous speed