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by gerardw
Mon Feb 18, 2013 12:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1175:"Moving Sidewalks"
Replies: 78
Views: 22350

Re: 1175:"Moving Sidewalks"

The faster belts should be longer to provide a more uniform acceleration.
by gerardw
Mon Dec 19, 2011 1:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0992: "Mnemonics"
Replies: 278
Views: 67211

Re: 0992: "Mnemonics"

PEMDAS sucks because: it implies multiply and division have different precedence, when they're actually the same, likewise addition subtraction Grouping is the highest precedence and either the American P version or the Brit B version omit a vertical division bar, which is a significant group operat...
by gerardw
Mon Sep 26, 2011 10:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0956: "Sharing"
Replies: 82
Views: 26709

Re: 0956: "Sharing"

Sticking a USB in strange trees sounds like a great way to get "Your computer has been infected with then Dutch Elm virus."
by gerardw
Fri May 13, 2011 10:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0898: "Chain of Command"
Replies: 73
Views: 20689

Re: 0898: "Chain of Command"

SECDEF not in nuclear chain of command.
by gerardw
Wed Apr 27, 2011 1:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0891: "Movie Ages"
Replies: 158
Views: 39876

Re: 891: Movie Ages

Swiss Family Robinson!
by gerardw
Wed Nov 03, 2010 11:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0814: "Diode"
Replies: 137
Views: 61749

Re: 0814: Diode

Mr. Burke wrote:Also, the circuit isn't closed.

Closed through ground.

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