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by degroof
Fri Sep 03, 2010 4:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0788: "The Carriage"
Replies: 105
Views: 31166

Re: "The Carriage" discussion (#788)

Her poems also work with the tune of "The Yellow Rose of Texas".

Along similar lines, all limericks can be sung to the tune of Billy Joel's "Piano Man".
by degroof
Fri Apr 03, 2009 2:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0564: "Crossbows"
Replies: 171
Views: 66952

Re: "Crossbows" Discussion

First thing that came to mind:

"Yeah, listen, listen, got to dash. Things happening.
...Well, four things.
...Well, four things and a lizard."
by degroof
Wed Mar 25, 2009 8:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0560: "Lithium Batteries"
Replies: 92
Views: 17048

Re: Lithium Batteries discussion

Our kids will probably say the same thing about fuel cells.
by degroof
Mon Jul 14, 2008 5:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0449: "Things Fall Apart"
Replies: 152
Views: 32259

Re: "Things fall apart" Discussion

paragon12321 wrote:"Breaking up isn't like a nuclear submarine. We both don't need to turn the key."


Yeah, been there before. I remember trying to break up with someone once. She said no. We ended up staying together. I never was very good at winning arguments with her.
by degroof
Mon Apr 21, 2008 7:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0413: "New Pet"
Replies: 251
Views: 59102

Re: "New Pet" Discussion

Randall screwed up: He labeled the wheels as " omni wheels ," when clearly they're mecanum wheels . The silly thing is, given the way they're arranged, actual omni wheels would probably be a better choice for this project. Yeah, I noticed that too. You never use mecanums in a cruciform ar...
by degroof
Fri Nov 09, 2007 1:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0340: "Fight"
Replies: 125
Views: 20999

Re: "Fight" Discussion

rule 1: If physical access to a machine is granted all security can be considered null rule 2: Once a relationship ends, physical access to all relevant machinery is denied. :P It's the short period of time immediately before the actual end of the relationship that's the problem. I found that out t...
by degroof
Thu Nov 08, 2007 2:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0339: "Classic"
Replies: 271
Views: 41019

Re: "Classic" Discussion

My dad will go on and on about how music used to be about expression, and now it's all crap. He's right, of course, but for some reason I don't care. .. Oh, I don't know. There was a lot of crap back then too. We oldies just choose not to remember it. Selective memory and all. The year "Stairw...

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