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by rhomboidal
Wed Apr 11, 2018 6:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1979: "History"
Replies: 45
Views: 5501

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: 10851

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: 5554

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: 2748

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: 35
Views: 4375

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: 3046

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: 5326

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: 4305

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: 4051

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: 2896

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: 11472

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: 2040

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: 4545

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: 3599

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: 4744

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: 8538

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: 7843

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: 4471

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: 11144

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: 9991

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: 3248

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: 2613

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: 3773

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: 17983

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: 9827

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: 7403

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: 6098

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: 5556

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: 4689

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: 8996

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: 3307

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: 4713

Re: 1839: "Doctor Visit"

I'm going to ask my doctor about anti-staling remedies.
by rhomboidal
Mon May 15, 2017 9:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1837: "Rental Car"
Replies: 29
Views: 5053

Re: 1837: "Rental Car"

But to be fair, the GPS was right about making the U-turn back to the car rental!
by rhomboidal
Fri May 12, 2017 10:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1836: "Okeanos"
Replies: 27
Views: 5627

Re: 1836: "Okeanos"

CAN YOU GET RID OF ALL THE WATER SO WE CAN SEE THE OCEAN BETTER??
by rhomboidal
Wed May 10, 2017 5:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1835: "Random Obsessions"
Replies: 90
Views: 11857

Re: 1835: "Random Obsessions"

I believe zombie sandwiches are all opened-face sandwiches.
by rhomboidal
Mon May 08, 2017 8:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1834: "Lunch Order"
Replies: 37
Views: 7577

Re: 1834: Lunch Order

"I think instead of 'Take out China' they mean 'Chinese takeout'."
by rhomboidal
Fri Apr 28, 2017 8:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1830: "ISS Solar Transit 2"
Replies: 25
Views: 4975

Re: 1830: "ISS Solar Transit 2"

They seriously need to install a driver's side sun visor in the ISS. Spend ten bucks to save $150 billion.
by rhomboidal
Wed Apr 26, 2017 5:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1829: "Geochronology"
Replies: 26
Views: 5489

Re: 1829: "Geochronology"

I'd love to get away with calling two merged plates Labradoodle.
by rhomboidal
Fri Apr 21, 2017 4:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1827: "Survivorship Bias"
Replies: 43
Views: 8838

Re: 1827: "Survivorship Bias"

He's convinced me: I will never stop trying to steal money bags from lecturing lottery winners.
by rhomboidal
Wed Apr 19, 2017 4:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1826: "Birdwatching"
Replies: 44
Views: 12416

Re: 1826: "Birdwatching"

Gah, comic reading is hard. It's way too big and close-up!

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