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by jalanb
Fri Jan 13, 2012 9:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1003: "Hitler and Eve"
Replies: 447
Views: 92079

Re: 1003: "Adam and Eve"

KShrike wrote:But Randall definitely crossed a line. Incest isn't a joking matter...


What you gives you the right to escalate from "I don't find it funny" to "it is not funny" ?

Why do you deny me (or Randall) the right to decide our own sense of humour?
by jalanb
Wed Nov 16, 2011 10:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0978: "Citogenesis"
Replies: 179
Views: 61505

Re: It’s what I always said.

Did protons and neutrons spring into existence only after we learned to split apart atoms? Or were they always there, waiting to be noticed? Was all light made up of waves until we managed to notice its particles? Protons and neutrons are artifacts of our methods of observation, and if we has compl...
by jalanb
Wed Nov 16, 2011 10:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0978: "Citogenesis"
Replies: 179
Views: 61505

Re: 0978: "Citogenesis"

TIL: Steven Chu is one serious dude. I just assumed from reading the comic that the Nobel Prize was unreal, but turns out he has one, and At the time of his appointment as Energy Secretary, he was a professor of physics and molecular and cellular biology at the University of California, Berkeley Eve...
by jalanb
Mon Jun 20, 2011 6:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0914: "Ice"
Replies: 92
Views: 53644

Re: 0914: "Ice"

AAA is more likely a reference to the American Ambulance Association
by jalanb
Fri Mar 11, 2011 9:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0871: "Charity"
Replies: 102
Views: 23667

Re: 0871: "Charity"

What's a "zero internet argument"?
by jalanb
Fri Mar 11, 2011 9:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0871: "Charity"
Replies: 102
Views: 23667

Re: 0871: "Charity"

Turing Machine wrote:
LtNOWIS wrote:... he's a tenured professor with socialized medicine, bikes to work, lives in University housing, and such, ...


So the British taxpayer is donating to charity on his behalf.



The British taxpayer is allowing him some individual discretion in how taxes are distributed.

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