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by veit
Mon Jul 27, 2015 10:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1556: "The Sky"
Replies: 53
Views: 13483

Re: 1556: "The Sky"

Whizbang wrote:This was on my Facebook feed just now. Coincidence or does Rob at Cyanide & Happiness read XKCD?

Spoiler:
Sky.png


This isn't even a new C&H. And even if it was: The topic of clouds is not wildly specific, I'd say.
by veit
Tue Dec 30, 2014 1:56 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: How free do you want your Free Speak?
Replies: 83
Views: 25674

Re: How free do you want your Free Speak?

From the South African constitution: 2) The right in subsection (1) does not extend to: a. propaganda for war; b. incitement of imminent violence; or c. advocacy of hatred that is based on race, ethnicity, gender or religion, and that constitutes incitement to cause harm. I think this highlights on...
by veit
Wed Apr 09, 2014 11:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1353: "Heartbleed"
Replies: 99
Views: 31107

Re: 1353: "Heartbleed"

panthersnbraves wrote:Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion, c-beams glittering in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate.

Classic! I could feel the rain.

Yes!
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tears_in_rain_soliloquy (Blade Runner spoilers...)
by veit
Tue Feb 18, 2014 4:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1331: "Frequency"
Replies: 148
Views: 38908

Re: 1331: "Frequency"

Does the "Someone gets married" count each person in the couple as a someone, or is the combined couple the tick for the someone? I guess it is as it is with the shoes, you count the pairs. This would make sense because you talk about the events, not the tokens. For the "someone's pe...
by veit
Mon Feb 17, 2014 10:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1331: "Frequency"
Replies: 148
Views: 38908

Re: 1331: "Frequency"

Dontget wrote:It would be really cool to assign appropriate sound samples to each of these and create a sort of minimalist piece of music out of the chance coincidences of these events.


Yes! The first thing I thought of was a Steve Reich or Terry Riley piece.
by veit
Wed Jan 29, 2014 10:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1319: "Automation"
Replies: 58
Views: 16586

Re: 1319: "Automation"

I wanted to post the old "Geeks vs non-geeks"-graph for reference... alas: This message was flagged as spam and has been denied. :-( Now we are supposed to bash you for not reading the forum rules :( Can someone automate this? Should not be hard. Automatic bashing? Or automatic linking to...
by veit
Mon Jan 20, 2014 5:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1319: "Automation"
Replies: 58
Views: 16586

Re: 1319: "Automation"

I wanted to post the old "Geeks vs non-geeks"-graph for reference... alas: This message was flagged as spam and has been denied. :-(

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