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by shasan
Fri Dec 26, 2008 5:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0522: "Google Trends"
Replies: 131
Views: 25571

Re: "Google Trends" Discussion

Ah, beat me by seconds to creating the thread. :\

There's no alt-text on this one so far! Head asplode!

@GodShapedBullet, Google is in Mountain View, CA.
by shasan
Mon Jun 16, 2008 4:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0437: "SUV"
Replies: 181
Views: 29677

Re: "SUV" Discussion

@chustar I think so, yes... in part because of the below reply to sk8ingdom. In the spirit of full disclosure, I did not actually buy the car. I'm on a long-term assignment across the country from where I live for work, and it was the long term rental they provided subsidized for me, though I'm stil...
by shasan
Mon Jun 16, 2008 4:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0437: "SUV"
Replies: 181
Views: 29677

Re: "SUV" Discussion

As the first Prius driver to chime in, I have to say that it's pretty nice to be cruising down the road and looking at 50+ MPG. The nice thing is that the tank is relatively small as well, so when it is time to fill up it's not too painful. I don't think I've ever spent more than $35 on gas. And I'm...
by shasan
Wed Feb 13, 2008 1:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0382: "Trebuchet"
Replies: 103
Views: 24015

Re: Trebuchet

On the third hand, I'm pretty sure medieval trebuchet builders didn't know that much physics, so probably went for "biggest rock we can throw without getting shot at by the guys with crossbows on the castle walls" Whoa now... They were the ones who built these devices in the first place. ...
by shasan
Tue Jan 29, 2008 10:50 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Israel
Replies: 1040
Views: 93971

Re: Possible solution to the Palestinian situation

Speaking as a Palestinian, I can say that one of the main implementations problems with this plan is the discord that currently exists between Jordanians and Palestinians in Jordan. My cousins at Uni Jordan have told me of some pretty nasty and violent squabbles between the students of Palestinian d...
by shasan
Wed Oct 31, 2007 11:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0336: "Priorities"
Replies: 141
Views: 27089

Re: "Priorities" Discussion

Now that I think about it, I'm pretty sure that a game should be set up where students try to get as close as possible to a specific percentage in a given class, and they have to be precise about what they do and what they don't do In my high school, they had an award called "The Pi Award"...
by shasan
Wed Oct 17, 2007 4:10 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2374233

Re: POST HERE FIRST - INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

I'm Shaddi. I live in North Carolina, though I'm originally from Tennessee. I've been a stealth reader of xkcd for a while... but now I'm fully here and registered.

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