Another four years full of excitement have gone by in a flash. Today, February 29, 2016, is the fifth Leap Day of the new millennium. The previous dates have been as follows:
Many people don't know how leap years work and why they exist. To understand this concept, one must be aware that one common (non-leap) year on the Gregorian calendar is NOT 365 days. Rather, it is 365.2422… and so we must account for that extra part of a day.
Over four years, the portion unaccounted for, almost a quarter of a standard 24-hour day, adds up to just short of one full day (approximately 97% of a day in length). Thus, anyone who follows the Gregorian calendar tacks this extra "day" to the end of the shortest month of th…
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Long before my time on Scratchpad, forums existed. Eventually, they became overrun by spammers and cast list makers. Now, they are re-opening with a new moderator in charge: me.
I, Curiouscrab, take the pledge that I doth perform the duties to keep the forums as clean and as on topic as possible. If issues shalt arise, I shalt converse with SpikeToronto in order to come to a solution to said issue. If a user questions my actions, I shall reply to their inquiry stating the reason for my actions, although said reason should have already been stated with the performance of said action. I shall not abuse the powers located at my fingertips and shall never become coarse or corrupt in any fashion. All shall be treated the same on the forums, and …
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Hello contributors, readers, and anybody else who lurks here for some other unmentioned reason.
My name, as you may have already figured out, is Curiouscrab and I am an active administratorRead more >