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by Tyrannosaur
Wed Jan 28, 2015 7:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1479: "Troubleshooting"
Replies: 53
Views: 16435

Re: 1479: "Troubleshooting"

I haven't had to do it for a while, but at one point when I was troubleshooting a lot with multiple monitors that weren't working I got good at "feeling around" with the mouse on the non-existent second monitor to drag the window back...
by Tyrannosaur
Thu Apr 26, 2012 6:04 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Rate the avatar above you
Replies: 3926
Views: 388955

Re: Rate the avatar above you

creepy and monochromatic. Retro/fun
by Tyrannosaur
Tue Apr 10, 2012 11:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1040: "Lakes and Oceans"
Replies: 166
Views: 80674

Re: 1040: "Lakes and Oceans"

Rebecca Black GROKS the days of the week. Well, 4 of them. Nothing is more boring than discussing grammar and spelling on the internet, but I really had to add a +1 to ST's post. Complaining about a question mark here is pedantry beyond belief. Subjunctive mood is archaic and should be forgotten to...
by Tyrannosaur
Fri Apr 06, 2012 8:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1039: "RuBisCO"
Replies: 122
Views: 41477

Re: 1039: "RuBisCO"

J Thomas wrote:
pɔʞx wrote:
StClair wrote:
everycredit wrote:Biology is just applied chemistry.

Chemistry is just applied physics.

Almost there, almost there...
Wait for it...


Physics is just applied reductionism.


Reductionism is just applied recuctionism.

Reductionism.
by Tyrannosaur
Tue Apr 03, 2012 3:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1037: "Umwelt"
Replies: 478
Views: 313735

Re: 1037(?): Umwelt

Sprocket wrote:For all this, were I his wife, I would take him in a manly fashion.


Even if you were his wife, please don't take men in manly fashions unless they are used to that sort of thing....

Love Wash!
by Tyrannosaur
Tue Apr 03, 2012 2:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1037: "Umwelt"
Replies: 478
Views: 313735

Re: 1037(?): Umwelt

And instead of drawing random crap, Randall drew A LOT of random crap. Do you realize what you've done? You've removed the tiny bit of backing your opinion on each comic had. You've exposed yourself - you've basically admitted that you hate each comic not based on content or humor, but because you ...
by Tyrannosaur
Mon Apr 02, 2012 4:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1037: "Umwelt"
Replies: 478
Views: 313735

Re: 1037(?): Umwelt

SirMustapha wrote:And instead of drawing random crap, Randall drew A LOT of random crap.


Yep! Isn't it great? :D
by Tyrannosaur
Mon Apr 02, 2012 3:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1037: "Umwelt"
Replies: 478
Views: 313735

Re: 1037(?): Umwelt

It seems half of what the server does is use the user agent info of you HTTP connection to identify your browser. The other half is the javascript and perhaps looking up the domain of your IP. I wrote a program that went through thousands of user agents and I found these images: Default Images http...
by Tyrannosaur
Sun Apr 01, 2012 10:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1037: "Umwelt"
Replies: 478
Views: 313735

Re: 1037(?): Umwelt

Gud wrote:
neoliminal wrote:lynx: (hilarious)

You get something in lynx? I don't.


I checked too and got nothing special. :(
by Tyrannosaur
Sun Apr 01, 2012 6:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1037: "Umwelt"
Replies: 478
Views: 313735

Re: 1037(?): Umwelt

One of the most amazing comics ever! Although it is irking my ocd-- I want to see all of them! :( haha. (openSUSE 12.1) Opera 11.61 "There does not exist, nor could there ever exist, a plugin capable of displaying this content" Firefox 11.0 A snake! Through a portal? There's an ELEPHANT in...
by Tyrannosaur
Sat Mar 31, 2012 11:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0687: "Dimensional Analysis"
Replies: 159
Views: 63536

Re: "Dimensional Analysis" discussion

I think the most interesting thing that article shows is the link to the Wiki article on Euler diagrams which proves my old suspicions that a majority of chairs are in fact animals: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:EulerDiagram.svg I am never sitting in a 4-legged chair again. (Currently in my 5-l...
by Tyrannosaur
Mon Mar 26, 2012 9:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1033: "Formal Logic"
Replies: 132
Views: 40517

Re: 1033: "Formal Logic"

statements like "There's coke in the fridge if you are thirsty" don't make sense). Or it is a quantum fridge and the existence of the coke depends entirely of your level of thirst. Then it makes perfect sense. No, sillies. It does make sense, and doesn't even have to be a quantum fridge. ...
by Tyrannosaur
Sun Mar 18, 2012 4:54 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Opera, Chrome, Firefox, OR?
Replies: 544
Views: 221838

Re: Opera, Chrome, Firefox, OR?

I use Fire Fox but after reading the posts here I'm thinking of switching to Opera. Does Opera have an ad blocker as good as Ad Block Plus? Because that's the deal breaker. https://addons.opera.com/en/addons/extensions/details/opera-adblock/0.52/ I use opera almost exclusively, because I find it fa...
by Tyrannosaur
Fri Mar 16, 2012 4:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1030: "Keyed"
Replies: 108
Views: 30017

Re: 1030: "Keyed"

RocketRick wrote:
webdude wrote:It could have been worse. He could have driven her car to the western end of Florida and left it there.


Or the eastern end. You know, if he wanted to "Key" the car.


I'm pretty sure the Florida Keys are at the southern end...
by Tyrannosaur
Fri Mar 16, 2012 4:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1030: "Keyed"
Replies: 108
Views: 30017

Re: 1030: "Keyed"

Aww poor beret guy... I assumed he was going to use her car to drive to the bakery.... I like scones :)
by Tyrannosaur
Thu Mar 15, 2012 9:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1029: "Drawing Stars"
Replies: 135
Views: 39852

Re: 1029: "Drawing Stars"

UniqueScreenname wrote:Don't know whether this has been posted or not, but it needed to be.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CfJzrmS9UfY&feature=g-vrec&context=G2942fd5RVAAAAAAAACQ



!! Thats an awesome video! Vihart is amazingly entertaining, I was introduced via her "squiggles" video
by Tyrannosaur
Wed Mar 14, 2012 10:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1029: "Drawing Stars"
Replies: 135
Views: 39852

Re: 1029: "Drawing Stars"

I have the hardest time drawing the & Would it help if I told you that Latin for "and" is Et? Except you save more effort just learning how to draw it- could even do it pointy. A line from bottom-right up to the diagonal-left, out to the right a little bit, and then cross the original...
by Tyrannosaur
Wed Mar 14, 2012 10:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1029: "Drawing Stars"
Replies: 135
Views: 39852

Re: 1029: "Drawing Stars"

Friday, on xkcd: How to Draw Stick Figures, and How Hard It Is to Connect Heads to Necks. Hey now! Have you ever tried to draw stick figures? Half the time I pretend I'm drawing Nearly-Headless Nick to save myself from ridicule! Just because the Nazis used an already-existing symbol for Jews does n...
by Tyrannosaur
Sun Mar 11, 2012 4:51 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Calling All Physics Nerds!!!!
Replies: 12
Views: 5695

Re: Calling All Geography Nerds!!!!

SirMustapha wrote:Calling All Physics Nerds!!!!

Haydn wrote a bunch of String Quartets!



SirMustapha wrote:Calling All Geography Nerds!!!!

Toto wrote a song called Africa!



I don't know why your comments make me laugh so much. You're just awesome I guess.
by Tyrannosaur
Sat Mar 10, 2012 8:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1027: "Pickup Artist"
Replies: 2030
Views: 275184

Re: 1027: nosepick Artist

Oh wow. 27 pages of comments.

I just wanted to say I was excited to see BHG and his GF again...
by Tyrannosaur
Tue Mar 06, 2012 6:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1025:"Rock Tumbler"
Replies: 50
Views: 20156

Re: 1025:"Tumblr"

Drooling Iguana wrote:It exists.

But only since three hours ago.


Oh wow that picture is one of the weirdest things I have ever seen
by Tyrannosaur
Mon Feb 27, 2012 6:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1022: "So It Has Come To The Claw"
Replies: 96
Views: 27847

Re: 1022: "So It Has Come To This"

MathUhhhSaurus wrote:So, is this like how "Guile's theme" goes with everything?


I currently have a copy of "Guile's Theme" on my phone to play loudly in the most random occasions. :twisted:
by Tyrannosaur
Thu Jan 12, 2012 3:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1002: "Game AIs"
Replies: 251
Views: 109371

Re: 1002: "Game AIs"

dp2 wrote:
muntoo wrote:And since computers are easier to create than humans...

That's only because if you know how to make computers, you don't often have the opportunity to make humans.


...burn! Haha exactly what I was thinking- it's relatively easy to make a human.
by Tyrannosaur
Thu Jan 05, 2012 8:59 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1940
Views: 558858

Re: Games you can't remember the title of.

* Background: We called it "Ricochet" but I'm not sure that was the real title. I remember playing it in the classroom of my Accelerated Learning Program classroom (in Arizona) on the emac that was there (all classrooms had 2-3 of them). We would also play Bugdom (and were super excited af...
by Tyrannosaur
Thu Jan 05, 2012 8:37 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Rate the avatar above you
Replies: 3926
Views: 388955

Re: Rate the avatar above you

The childishness of pokémon, yet the refinedness of a top hat. 7.5/10
by Tyrannosaur
Wed Dec 07, 2011 8:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0987: "Potential"
Replies: 42
Views: 16019

Re: 0987: "Potential"

Ill have to say, the alt-text didn't really resonate this time... but the ad for the XKCD store is right on!
by Tyrannosaur
Mon Dec 05, 2011 7:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0986: "Drinking Fountains"
Replies: 115
Views: 25362

Re: 0986: "Drinking Fountains"

Mortomes wrote:A not so delicious cycle.


All I could think was "A delicious cycle..... gross."

SirMustapha wrote:I'm not quite sure, really, but this might be the worst xkcd ever.




WATER


And for once I actually agree.
by Tyrannosaur
Fri Nov 25, 2011 3:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0982: "Set Theory"
Replies: 55
Views: 15043

Re: 0982: "Set Theory"

^ Radtea, about that paradox..I found it interesting. So like any sane person I tried to look it up, but all I've managed to find are links about Daniel Radcliffe being a drunk. :P Can you either point me to some resources about it / explain why 1+1 = 1.92? Is it something to do with the weight of ...
by Tyrannosaur
Wed Nov 09, 2011 10:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0975: "Occulting Telescope"
Replies: 66
Views: 20373

Re: 0975: "Occulting Telescope"

The Moomin wrote:Is it called a Dyson sphere because you construct it in a vacuum?


Soralin wrote:If you really want to reduce entropy production you'd disassemble the sun, the energy savings would be astronomical. :)


The terrible puns on this thread are so bad
by Tyrannosaur
Wed Nov 02, 2011 10:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0972: "November"
Replies: 131
Views: 56508

Re: 0972: "November"

Wow... xkcd is getting really obscure. As if everyone here would have happened to read the exact Peanuts comic that was being referenced here, because if you hadn't you would have no idea what the point of the comic is. Even now that I know, it's still not that funny. I miss when xkcd used to refer...
by Tyrannosaur
Wed Nov 02, 2011 5:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0972: "November"
Replies: 131
Views: 56508

Re: 0972: "November"

Kit. wrote:I have a better idea: tongue unawareness month. Try to be constantly aware of your tongue. Every time you lose that awareness, you fail.


sounds like your self esteem. and 5 dollars. or whatever it is... ( ;) )
by Tyrannosaur
Mon Oct 31, 2011 5:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0971: "Alternative Literature"
Replies: 180
Views: 38477

Re: 0971: "Alternative Literature"

When the alt-text is as long as this one, it becomes distinctly annoying trying to read it in a tooltip which disappears after a couple seconds and won't come back until you refresh the comic. The message is a good one, but alt-texts are always better off being shorter if they can manage it (in thi...
by Tyrannosaur
Thu Oct 20, 2011 3:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0966: "Jet Fuel"
Replies: 168
Views: 40994

Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Is Randall stuck in 2001 or does he just talk to people who are? Are you kidding? NO major events happened since September 2001 anywhere in the world, ever. Also, it seems that Randall is really obsessed with "dumb" people. It's like he desperately needs to look superior to someone. "...
by Tyrannosaur
Thu Oct 20, 2011 1:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0966: "Jet Fuel"
Replies: 168
Views: 40994

Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Jet-A1, as well as any other fuel, can burn at effectively any temperature you like if you create a furnace-like environment. A high-riser makes a fantastic furnace. There are some limitations, but they are so far beyond evaporation point of any known material that it won't be your limiting fac...
by Tyrannosaur
Mon Oct 17, 2011 10:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0965: "Elements"
Replies: 161
Views: 40172

Re: 0965: "Elements"

I think Randall misinterpreted his audience seeing that many people that have posted on the forum have not seen the show. Show? Sorry, dude, The Last Airbender is a very famous movie by M. Night Shyamalan. I know that because I watch movies and I know stuff. [/Randall] I don't know why I like your(...
by Tyrannosaur
Sun Oct 16, 2011 10:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0964: "Dorm Poster"
Replies: 155
Views: 43106

Re: 0964: "Dorm Poster"

yes we do. it's cheaper...
by Tyrannosaur
Fri Oct 14, 2011 11:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0964: "Dorm Poster"
Replies: 155
Views: 43106

Re: 0964: "Dorm Poster"

Heehee I have this poster in my room- love Pink Floyd <3 (except it's the long 21cm x 62cm version) I think that the reason the rainbow has seven colours is due to the mystical properties of the number seven, indigo and violet aren't different enough to deserve two places. Your analysis seems to be ...
by Tyrannosaur
Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0958: "Hotels"
Replies: 107
Views: 32144

Re: 0958: "Hotels"

hifi wrote:What with all the bobcat posts and the alt-alt-text here, I think this is one of those times when the thread's been funnier than the comic.


Instead of discussion, thread contained bobcats. Will visit again.
by Tyrannosaur
Mon Aug 01, 2011 12:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0931: "Lanes"
Replies: 253
Views: 68504

Re: 931: Lanes

:( nobody's highway goes forever. A sober reminder. Cancer is just one possible departure route from the road of life. The important thing is to make sure you take an exit heading for the right destination. Death... the last enemy to be destroyed :D Well, depends. Living forever would not be a grea...
by Tyrannosaur
Sun Jul 31, 2011 6:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0931: "Lanes"
Replies: 253
Views: 68504

Re: 931: Lanes

Beardhammer wrote:
Tyrannosaur wrote::(

nobody's highway goes forever.


Yeah but some people get to go out in a big way by slamming into a divider at 120 mph, while most everyone else just eventually runs out of gas since the exits don't go anywhere but right back into the freeway.


Which would you rather?

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