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by keiyakins
Tue Nov 05, 2013 11:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1285: "Third Way"
Replies: 163
Views: 32577

Re: 1285: "Third Way"

That last one is ambiguous: is it the 1958 version or the 1986 version?
by keiyakins
Sat Nov 02, 2013 2:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1285: "Third Way"
Replies: 163
Views: 32577

Re: 1285: "Third Way"

(LF CR is theoretically equivalent to CR LF, but in practice very few things treat it correctly as a result of not implementing CR and LF properly.) The idea behind CR+LF as a line separator was that you started printing your line with LF, then printed the content, then did CR. The next line either...
by keiyakins
Sat Nov 02, 2013 1:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1285: "Third Way"
Replies: 163
Views: 32577

Re: 1285: "Third Way"

The correct answer, of course, is a space and a half, give or take a bit to make the lines break neatly. It really shouldn't matter how you enter it, because you should be using something with a decent set of typesetting rules to handle that for you. While we're at it, CR means return to the start o...
by keiyakins
Fri Dec 31, 2010 6:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0841: "Audiophiles"
Replies: 266
Views: 52757

Re: 0841: "Audiophiles"

I liked this one. I got to laugh at the idiot who doesn't understand the idea of sound quality and I got to laugh at an amusing lightbulb joke. And it recalled my previous dealings with audiophiles, which caused me to laugh, too. Personally, I'm in the 'is it good enough?' camp. The speakers in my l...
by keiyakins
Sun Oct 03, 2010 1:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0800: "Beautiful Dream"
Replies: 116
Views: 31709

Re: "Beautiful Dream" discussion (#800)

Does this comic imply that the advice given in the rules and the game works? Actually, they seem to match. From what I can tell, they're both trying to train you to force overly stereotypical behavior, which would likely include attraction to the opposite overly stereotypical behavior. By the way (...
by keiyakins
Sun Oct 03, 2010 1:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0800: "Beautiful Dream"
Replies: 116
Views: 31709

Re: "Beatiful Dream" discussion (#800)

Don't Discuss The Rules with Your Therapist.

This sends up /serious/ red flags. Because it's probably encouraging self-destructive behavior, or such...
by keiyakins
Mon Sep 27, 2010 11:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0798: "Adjectives"
Replies: 97
Views: 26935

Re: "Adjectives" Discussion (#798)

Having been playing Magic: The Gathering recently at the Shards of Mirrodin prerelease, I can't help but have my mind screaming "Randall is Phyrexian!" at me.

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