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by rhomboidal
Mon Jan 15, 2018 9:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1942: “Memorable Quotes”
Replies: 37
Views: 3325

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: 3201

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: 2277

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: 9182

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: 1762

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: 3790

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: 3074

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: 4142

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: 7036

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: 6568

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: 4068

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: 10156

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: 8652

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: 2748

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: 2263

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: 3278

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: 15990

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: 8827

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: 6583

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: 5447

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: 5153

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: 4282

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: 8316

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: 2996

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: 4266

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: 4616

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: 5025

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: 10716

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: 7001

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: 4544

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: 4933

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: 8009

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: 11298

Re: 1826: "Birdwatching"

Gah, comic reading is hard. It's way too big and close-up!
by rhomboidal
Fri Apr 14, 2017 6:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1824: "Identification Chart"
Replies: 27
Views: 6010

Re: 1824: Identification Chart

I have a real passion for birdwatching -- with my early-warning surveillance radar array.
by rhomboidal
Fri Apr 07, 2017 9:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1821: "Incinerator"
Replies: 25
Views: 4943

Re: 1821: "Incinerator"

I'm guessing that's why they had to replace the incinerator in the first place.
by rhomboidal
Mon Apr 03, 2017 6:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1819: "Sweet 16"
Replies: 49
Views: 9606

Re: 1819: "Sweet 16"

my friend Catherine can cough up a hairball AND dunk it. I'd like to see LeBron do that. I'd really, really, REALLY like to see him do that.
by rhomboidal
Fri Mar 17, 2017 6:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1812: "Onboarding"
Replies: 34
Views: 7383

Re: 1812: "Onboarding"

"The LaserJet does about 40 ppm -- parsecs per minute."
by rhomboidal
Wed Mar 08, 2017 6:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1808: "Hacking"
Replies: 32
Views: 7142

Re: 1808: "Hacking"

No data is safe from the savage, merciless ravages of regex.
by rhomboidal
Fri Mar 03, 2017 7:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1806: "Borrow Your Laptop"
Replies: 57
Views: 9335

Re: 1806: "Borrow Your Laptop"

It'd probably be a red flag if the spacebar was labeled "spacetimebar."
by rhomboidal
Mon Feb 20, 2017 9:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1801: "Decision Paralysis"
Replies: 29
Views: 5519

Re: 1801: "Decision Paralysis"

If they ever eventually get to the base, I hope he doesn't get stuck deciding between defusing the bomb or disarming the bomb. Options, options...

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