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by rhomboidal
Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2005: "Attention Span"
Replies: 78
Views: 3731

Re: Attention Span

So the number "1" painted on Thomas the Tank Engine's side stood for ONE world government. It all makes sense now...
by rhomboidal
Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2004: "Sun and Earth"
Replies: 7
Views: 1245

Re: 2004: "Sun and Earth"

Current solar science provides slightly better understanding than "wrath of Apollo," but only slightly.
by rhomboidal
Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2003: "Presidential Succession"
Replies: 68
Views: 3985

Re: 2003: "Presidential Succession"

Surely, the Presidential Pet should be at least in the top ten. (Possibly top five with the current administration.)
by rhomboidal
Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2002: "LeBron James and Stephen Curry"
Replies: 43
Views: 2919

Re: 2002: "LeBron James and Stephen Curry"

Making a shot from the locker room should be worth at LEAST a double-letter score in HORSE.
by rhomboidal
Mon May 28, 2018 6:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1999: "Selection Effect"
Replies: 11
Views: 1648

Re: 1999: "Selection Effect"

"And by lab, I mean torture chamber. For science."
by rhomboidal
Fri May 25, 2018 8:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1998: "GDPR"
Replies: 61
Views: 4765

Re: 1998: "GDPR"

My mind spent half an hour just trying to guess what "GDPR" stood for. And failed.
by rhomboidal
Wed May 23, 2018 6:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1997: "Business Update"
Replies: 21
Views: 2538

Re: 1997: Business Update

But Samara's solution for everything is to kill it. "If all you have is a hammer," you know...
by rhomboidal
Wed May 16, 2018 8:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1994: "Repairs"
Replies: 29
Views: 4166

Re: 1994: "Repairs"

I certainly hope he never becomes a surgeon. :shock:
by rhomboidal
Wed Apr 11, 2018 6:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1979: "History"
Replies: 45
Views: 6075

Re: 1979: "History"

May we always remember the present moment of future antiquarians.
by rhomboidal
Mon Apr 02, 2018 5:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1975: "Right Click"
Replies: 42
Views: 11332

Re: 1975: "Right Click"

Ha, I felt like Theseus hunting the Menu-taur!
by rhomboidal
Wed Mar 14, 2018 7:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1967: "Violin Plots"
Replies: 36
Views: 6081

Re: 1967: "Violin Plots"

Personally, I don't think any of them really resembles a turnip at all.
by rhomboidal
Fri Feb 23, 2018 7:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1959: "The Simpsons"
Replies: 24
Views: 2872

Re: 1959: "The Simpsons"

This comic makes me feel as old as ABE Simpson.
by rhomboidal
Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1957: "2018 CVE List"
Replies: 36
Views: 4946

Re: 1957: "2018 CVE List"

Worrying about sexual dysfunction is a major INsecurity vulnerability.
by rhomboidal
Fri Feb 16, 2018 11:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1956: ‘Unification’
Replies: 25
Views: 3145

Re: 1956: ‘Unification’

Trying to unify Red states and Blue states might be like unifying matter and antimatter. (Or vice versa, depending on your political persuasion.)
by rhomboidal
Fri Jan 19, 2018 7:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1944: "The End of the Rainbow"
Replies: 48
Views: 5494

Re: 1944: "The End of the Rainbow"

Leprechauns may have died at the formation of the sun, but at its demise, a white dwarf will be born!
by rhomboidal
Mon Jan 15, 2018 9:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1942: “Memorable Quotes”
Replies: 37
Views: 4518

Re: 1942: “Memorable Quotes”

I'm pretty sure Mark Twain already said all of these.
by rhomboidal
Mon Jan 01, 2018 10:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1936: "Desert Golfing"
Replies: 24
Views: 4204

Re: 1936: "Desert Golfing"

You've got to watch out for time traps more than sand traps.
by rhomboidal
Mon Dec 25, 2017 6:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1933: "Santa Facts"
Replies: 18
Views: 3046

Re: 1933: "Santa Facts"

Santa would never eat Rudolph. They're binge-drinking buddies.
by rhomboidal
Wed Dec 13, 2017 8:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1928: "Seven Years"
Replies: 52
Views: 11853

Re: 1928: "Seven Years"

If The Ring had been about a girl staring up at a total solar eclipse, it would've been a lot less scary. Unless she was staring pre- or post-totality without proper protection. Just the idea of it TOTALLY terrifies me.
by rhomboidal
Mon Nov 27, 2017 10:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1921: "The Moon and the Great Wall"
Replies: 8
Views: 2104

Re: 1921: "The Moon and the Great Wall"

The Great Crater of the Moon was made to keep out invading Martians. Super true.
by rhomboidal
Fri Nov 24, 2017 6:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1920: "Emoji Sports"
Replies: 23
Views: 4629

Re: 1920: "Emoji Sports"

I'm pretty sure at least a quarter of these are already in X Games.
by rhomboidal
Wed Nov 22, 2017 8:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1919: Interstellar Asteroid
Replies: 36
Views: 3674

Re: 1919: Interstellar Asteroid

It might be a giant space poop -- an "assteroid." But from what cosmic creature? We can only guess...
by rhomboidal
Fri Nov 17, 2017 5:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1917: "How to Make Friends"
Replies: 35
Views: 4863

Re: 1917: "How to Make Friends"

"If you don't want to talk, we can just sit silently and stare at each other. I'm friendly like that."
by rhomboidal
Wed Nov 15, 2017 5:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1916: "Temperature Preferences"
Replies: 82
Views: 8715

Re: 1916: "Temperature Preferences"

I hate lukewarm. With a white-hot hate.
by rhomboidal
Fri Nov 10, 2017 7:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1914: "Twitter Verification"
Replies: 61
Views: 8019

Re: 1914: "Twitter Verification"

The guy's beardstache would make as good a status badge as any.
by rhomboidal
Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1912: "Thermostat"
Replies: 18
Views: 4550

Re: 1912: "Thermostat"

I've heard that we all might be walking into the sea if something goes wrong with the planet's thermostat.
by rhomboidal
Fri Oct 20, 2017 5:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1905: "Cast Iron Pan"
Replies: 108
Views: 11339

Re: 1905: Cast Iron Pan

And don't make the classic mistake of creating the iron filings for cleaning the pan FROM the pan.
by rhomboidal
Fri Sep 15, 2017 6:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1890: "What to Bring"
Replies: 70
Views: 10247

Re: 1890: "What to Bring"

azule wrote: the lid could act as a shield at a knife fight.

Especially if it's made of vibranium.
by rhomboidal
Fri Sep 08, 2017 9:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1887: "Two Down, One to Go"
Replies: 20
Views: 3324

Re: 1887: "Two Down, One to Go"

I'd probably die if I saw all three at the same time. Though, according to prophecy, the world might, too...
by rhomboidal
Fri Aug 25, 2017 10:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1881: "Drone Training"
Replies: 12
Views: 2669

Re: 1881:"Drone Training"

Litter training practically killed my Roomba. Worst screeching I ever heard.
by rhomboidal
Fri Jul 28, 2017 5:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1869: "Positive and Negative Reviews"
Replies: 23
Views: 3840

Re: 1869: "Positive and Negative Reviews"

If you travel far enough backward in time, there aren't any stars at all.
by rhomboidal
Mon Jul 24, 2017 6:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1867: "Physics Confession"
Replies: 182
Views: 18302

Re: 1867: "Physics Confession"

If we don't fully understand how lightning works, I'm cool with Wrath of Thor to fill the gaps.
by rhomboidal
Fri Jul 21, 2017 6:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1866: "Russell's Teapot"
Replies: 78
Views: 10070

Re: 1866: "Russell's Teapot"

Russell's teapot really raises a profound question: Will it make hot tea or iced tea?
by rhomboidal
Wed Jul 19, 2017 5:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1865: "Wifi vs Cellular"
Replies: 35
Views: 7535

Re: 1865: "Wifi vs Cellular"

Sometimes my WiFi feels like I'm leeching off my own WiFi.
by rhomboidal
Mon Jul 17, 2017 10:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1864: "City Nicknames"
Replies: 42
Views: 6214

Re: 1864: "City Nicknames"

I believe St. Christopher is the patron saint of travelers and St. Louis the patron saint of layover tourists.
by rhomboidal
Fri Jun 16, 2017 9:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1851: "Magnetohydrodynamics"
Replies: 30
Views: 5654

Re: 1851: Magnetohydrodynamics

My brain does the same whenever I heard the word "economics."
by rhomboidal
Fri Jun 09, 2017 7:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1848: "Glacial Erratic"
Replies: 23
Views: 4746

Re: 1848: "Glacial Erratic"

Great. Like global warming isn't already bad enough without Glacier Hate.
by rhomboidal
Fri Jun 02, 2017 4:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1845: "State Word Map"
Replies: 53
Views: 9164

Re: 1845: "State Word Map"

I'd like to live in a state where the most-used word is "methodology." Nerdvana on Earth.
by rhomboidal
Fri May 26, 2017 4:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1842: "Anti-Drone Eagles"
Replies: 13
Views: 3360

Re: 1842: "Anti-Drone Eagles"

I have to admit, "training rare animals to hurl themselves into whirling machinery" disgusts the biologist in me, but excites the engineer in me.
by rhomboidal
Fri May 19, 2017 6:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1839: "Doctor Visit"
Replies: 19
Views: 4783

Re: 1839: "Doctor Visit"

I'm going to ask my doctor about anti-staling remedies.

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