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Cyclone231
03-09-2007, 04:25 PM
ERROR FUNCTION (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Error_function).

Now, if we take the graph of the Error Function, one could interpret it to mean that Erfworld is either: a high fantasy setting that was once a sword and sorcery setting, or somewhere in between the switch between the two.

Perhaps Parson contributes to the completion of transition to a high fantasy setting, by bringing about a Grand New World Order with the help of Stanley the Tool.

Mr Teufel
03-09-2007, 06:50 PM
Applications
When the results of a series of measurements are described by a normal distribution with standard deviation σ and expected value 0, then is the probability that the error of a single measurement lies between −a and +a.

Hmm. It could go to the probability that a universe exists that is almost exactly like the games Parson designs...

Not totally convinced, but it's an interesting find.

Sol
03-10-2007, 04:00 PM
Erf is to Earth as Dwagon is Dragon and Gobwin is to Goblin.

Mr Teufel
03-10-2007, 09:23 PM
Perhaps. But we've not seen a word with "th" in it modified in the same way, only word with "l" and "r". So it's not a watertight conclusion that Erf=Earth, although it is the obvious answer. Sometimes the "obvious answer" is wrong.

chionophile
03-11-2007, 02:28 AM
Uh. I'm pretty sure he was joking, guys. And making fun of the recent Erf=Earth threads.

Enlong
03-11-2007, 12:26 PM
ERROR FUNCTION (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Error_function).

Now, if we take the graph of the Error Function, one could interpret it to mean that Erfworld is either: a high fantasy setting that was once a sword and sorcery setting, or somewhere in between the switch between the two.

Perhaps Parson contributes to the completion of transition to a high fantasy setting, by bringing about a Grand New World Order with the help of Stanley the Tool.
You win five internets.

Cyclone231
03-12-2007, 04:59 AM
Uh. I'm pretty sure he was joking, guys. And making fun of the recent Erf=Earth threads.
Well, if I was making fun of the Erf=Earth threads, wouldn't, therefore, I be joking?

But, I was actually making fun of the tendency of people on this board to give even the silliest theories credence.

Thus.

Mr Teufel
03-14-2007, 10:27 PM
This is the internet! No theory is too silly for at least someone to hold.

Glarx
03-14-2007, 10:37 PM
Is that a challenge, Mr. Teufel...?

Very well! I do hereby present with you the strangest theory that I can possibly fathom currently!

The world is run by a group of semi-intelligent egg people! Further, all webcomics? WRITTEN BY THE SAME EGG THING! On that note, these egg people are high in protein, while being low in mono sodium glutamate, or MSG, which makes them mighty unpopular in areas that enjoy consuming said product! Finally, Erfworld is, in fact, lampooning the movie Jaws! While, if you'll humour me, lampooning Hillary Clinton!

I rest my case... if I even had one...

I'll go sit in my corner, then? Very good, sir.

chionophile
03-15-2007, 12:07 AM
Well, if I was making fun of the Erf=Earth threads, wouldn't, therefore, I be joking?

But, I was actually making fun of the tendency of people on this board to give even the silliest theories credence.

Thus.

Well, yes, my point was that it was a decent joke in and of itself. Luckily, you also have a bunch of recent threads to make fun of too.

And on topic, the error function annoys the hell out of me. I dislike having to use that thing.