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by thesleepless
Mon May 18, 2009 11:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0585: "Outreach"
Replies: 119
Views: 36100

Re: "Outreach" Discussion

i'm confused... where does the helium to inflate the balloon come from? it'd have to be compressed to the same density as water i guess? that tag is way too small to store all that helium. also, there's no guarentee that the balloons will make it back to land... seems like it'd be better to have som...
by thesleepless
Wed Oct 01, 2008 2:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0483: "Fiction Rule of Thumb"
Replies: 305
Views: 64300

Re: "Fiction Rule of Thumb" Discussion

GodShapedBullet wrote:It's a shame Newspeak was specifically designed so that you can't say anything worthwhile in it. Otherwise I would be all up on that learning it as a language.


that's what <a href="http://xkcd.com/191/">lojban</a> is for
by thesleepless
Mon May 05, 2008 9:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0419: "Forks and Spoons"
Replies: 146
Views: 30238

Re: "Forks and Spoons" Discussion

Am I the only one thinking: "We had a few gaps in our spork design, but we filled them in by splicing in the blueprints of a knife."? :twisted: this is what i was thinking, what they thought would be a harmless excercise as they used no knives in the initial breeding, but somehow they hav...
by thesleepless
Fri Apr 04, 2008 10:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0406: "Venting"
Replies: 133
Views: 29801

Re: "Venting" Discussion

... than a result of even rudimentary lucidity.
-Summer Glau

P.S. Don't forget to check out the next season of The Sarah Connor Chronicles this Fall on Fox!


NO U!
by thesleepless
Fri Sep 14, 2007 8:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0316: "Loud Sex"
Replies: 139
Views: 178418

there seems to be a mistake...

the words themselves are not reflected by the mirror, only their trajectory!

would you need to scream backwards?
by thesleepless
Wed Sep 12, 2007 8:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0315: "Braille"
Replies: 108
Views: 28070

Kinda on topic.. When I'm waiting at the traffic lights, I love putting my finger on the blind people's button thing that's there, above the big silver button. It's so cool. Does anyone know what I'm talking about? Maybe it's only in Oz? yep i know what you mean, you can feel it pulse under your fi...
by thesleepless
Mon Aug 06, 2007 4:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0299: "Aeris Dies"
Replies: 187
Views: 54234

roxormancer wrote:seriously though why didn't they just use a phoenix down?


a phoenix down doesn't bring people back to life, it removes the KO (knocked out) status effect and restores a small amount of HP, it does not restore life to the dead. Although it does remove death from the undead.

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