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by dharmamama
Fri May 25, 2012 2:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1060: “Crowdsourcing”
Replies: 115
Views: 21758

Re: 1060: “Crowdsourcing”

This reminds me of the brilliance of Teefury - other folks design the products, Teefury prints & ships only what's ordered.
???
PROFIT

They have folks *competing* to provide their product!
by dharmamama
Mon Aug 31, 2009 12:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0630: "Time Travel"
Replies: 147
Views: 26815

Re: "Time Travel" Discussion

I've travelled from 1965 to say this: The act of writing on a forum is a type of time travel; I'm writing these words *now*, but your *now*, as you're reading them, is in my current future. Though I might re-read them at the same time as someone else reading them for the first time, hence I'll be in...
by dharmamama
Wed Jul 08, 2009 9:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0607: "2038"
Replies: 108
Views: 24644

Re: "2038" Discussion

Rango wrote:Actually I did not realise that today was 7/8/9 until i wrote that, cool.


I am not nearly geeky enough for this comic.

But - my son and I did capture this:

Image
by dharmamama
Tue Dec 30, 2008 11:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0386: "Duty Calls"
Replies: 202
Views: 64218

Re: "Duty Calls" Discussion

Just came across this Onion article - http://www.theonion.com/content/node/27836
by dharmamama
Fri Dec 19, 2008 3:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0519: "11th Grade"
Replies: 204
Views: 39793

Re: "11th Grade" Discussion

I strongly believe the point made by a few other people here about the Sudbury model - there are some disciplines which really need to be specifically taught, because few people will gravitate towards them, and everyone needs it. I'd say the success of thousands of Sudbury graduates and adult unsch...
by dharmamama
Fri Dec 19, 2008 3:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0519: "11th Grade"
Replies: 204
Views: 39793

Re: "11th Grade" Discussion

Some things do need to be taught I disagree. I have never "taught" anything to my kids, yet they've learned everything they need to be successful. Part of that depends on how you define success, of course. Radical unschooling is way, way out there for a lot of folks, but once you've lived...
by dharmamama
Fri Dec 19, 2008 5:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0519: "11th Grade"
Replies: 204
Views: 39793

Re: "11th Grade" Discussion

Really, really glad to be unschooling with my kids!!

And if I weren't, they'd definitely be in a Sudbury School.
by dharmamama
Mon Dec 15, 2008 6:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0517: "Marshmallow Gun"
Replies: 118
Views: 26050

Re: "Marshmallow Gun" Discussion

Did this comic make sense to the younger readers? Are kids still watching Ghostbusters? They are if their parents are fans! Ghostbusters, Airplane, Blazing Saddles, Monty Python and the Holy Grail... I love sharing good, funny movies with my sons. Which, even if I didn't, most of them are reference...
by dharmamama
Mon Nov 24, 2008 5:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0508: "Drapes"
Replies: 196
Views: 57923

Re: "Drapes" Discussion

aggrav8d wrote:What does it say that I have all hardwood flooring?



:lol: :lol: Only guys could use that line.

"So, does the carpet match the drapes?"
"I've got wood."

Unless.... she has a Brazilian???
by dharmamama
Mon Nov 03, 2008 6:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0499: "Scantron"
Replies: 173
Views: 37818

Re: "Scantron" Discussion

xprezonfirex wrote: HB stands for Hard and Bold


I like my pencils how I like my men?
by dharmamama
Mon Oct 27, 2008 2:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0494: "Secretary: Part 1"
Replies: 104
Views: 17796

Re: "Secretary: Part 1"

I hate to admit, I'm ignorant enough of how the internet works that I do think about that sometimes - all those ads! All those blog posts, that now have to have either pictures or videos! Aren't we clogging the internet? *shrug*
by dharmamama
Thu Oct 23, 2008 10:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0492: "Scrabble"
Replies: 172
Views: 44836

Re: "Scrabble" Discussion

So after trying to figure out what that word was, I eventually gathered that it was clitoris. While I was figuring this out, I had linked my girlfriend Loren to the comic and was talking about how (yet again) I missed the joke in XKCD and failed. She got it immediately Reminds me of the Seinfeld ep...
by dharmamama
Wed Oct 22, 2008 5:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0492: "Scrabble"
Replies: 172
Views: 44836

Re: "Scrabble" Discussion

tetsujin wrote:Got to go with "clitoris" in this situation...


I'd say go with clitoris in *most* situations! :wink:
by dharmamama
Wed Oct 22, 2008 2:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0492: "Scrabble"
Replies: 172
Views: 44836

Re: "Scrabble" Discussion

Ha! Something similar happened to my sister - she sent me a picture.

I miss Facebook Scrabble - guess there were copyright issues.
by dharmamama
Fri Aug 29, 2008 1:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0469: "Improvised"
Replies: 89
Views: 21361

Re: "Improvised" Discussion

I just want to say, I love Leia's hair on a stick figure. I didn't even notice it 'til the last panel, when I thought it was a big eye! I was trying to figure out... who is that? @-_-@
by dharmamama
Mon Aug 25, 2008 11:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0467: "X Girls Y Cups"
Replies: 217
Views: 58974

Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

One of the funniest, most disturbing reaction videos I saw. So much for my childhood. {sigh}
by dharmamama
Fri Aug 22, 2008 9:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0466: "Moving"
Replies: 165
Views: 28606

Re: Moving

the_bandersnatch wrote:On a related note, my neighbour has a wi-fi network called "Alan sucks balls" - I can only wonder who Alan is, and what he's done to deserve that!


Apparently, sucked someone's balls.
by dharmamama
Mon Aug 11, 2008 4:40 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Spam via PM: Use "Report private message" button within PM
Replies: 53
Views: 12750

Re: Spam via PM (reported: trideltatip & freakinfrijole)

Thanks for the quick action on that! Checked the message from misterella, went to report it, and it was gone! Go, Mods!

Oh, sorry - this isn't for ongoing discussion...
by dharmamama
Tue Aug 05, 2008 10:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0458: "Regrets"
Replies: 130
Views: 28108

Re: "Regrets" Discussion

As they say, no one ever says on their deathbed, "I wish I had spent more time at the office" or "Why did we have all these children?" A line from It's a Wonderful Life is "Why do we have to have all these kids?" said in frustration after Uncle Billy misplaces the mone...
by dharmamama
Thu Jul 24, 2008 4:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0452: "Upcoming Hurricanes"
Replies: 192
Views: 41261

Re: 'Upcoming Hurricanes' discussion

I, too, thought red/blue were Qix references. I thought the sparklies at the end of the paths were dead giveaways. However, the other paths have those as well. Qix fans unite! Those upstart Tron fans think they had it all. I had completely forgotten about Qix! Where's my stack of quarters? I'm next...
by dharmamama
Wed Jul 23, 2008 5:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0452: "Upcoming Hurricanes"
Replies: 192
Views: 41261

Re: 'Upcoming Hurricanes' discussion

sje46 wrote:I've went to school on 5 inches.


That's what she... ah, nevermind.

My avatar loves the Red & Blue paths. Turns her on.
by dharmamama
Fri Jul 11, 2008 10:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0448: "Good Morning"
Replies: 119
Views: 18174

Re: "Good Morning" discussion

One of the reasons I started unschooling with my kids is my oldest son's natural clock makes him a night owl. He's at his most energetic and aware ~ 1 or 2 in the morning, our time. Using this standard, based on the time he goes to bed, he's in Andyr, Russia, while we're on the East Coast of the US....
by dharmamama
Fri Jul 04, 2008 12:44 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Website Is Down
Replies: 14
Views: 2128

The Website Is Down

Thought lots here could appreciate this. I know it's making the rounds - it's very funny!

The Website is Down
by dharmamama
Thu Jul 03, 2008 12:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0444: "Macgyver Gets Lazy"
Replies: 91
Views: 20885

Re: "Macgyver Gets Lazy" Discussion

You mean like MacGruber ? Those are very silly! Thanks for the link. I haven't watched SNL regularly since Aykroyd/Belushi et. al. Thanks to the intertubes, I can skip the bad stuff! Why does MacGyver hate guns? The idea for this story actually takes from a real life childhood experience where Rich...
by dharmamama
Wed Jul 02, 2008 4:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0444: "Macgyver Gets Lazy"
Replies: 91
Views: 20885

Re: "Macgyver Gets Lazy" Discussion

pyroman wrote:on a side not Macgyver is my hero.


Hey, not Macgyver is my hero, too! The anti-MacGyver. Find the laziest, least involved way to do anything - just get someone else to handle it for 'em. Or something like that.
by dharmamama
Mon Jun 30, 2008 4:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0443: "Know Your Vines"
Replies: 167
Views: 27848

Re: "Know Your Vines" Discussion

When I saw "useful as rope," I immediately thought of Indiana Jones. Archaeological roleplay! Forget light bondage, I'm gonna swing through some ruins! That's a pretty harsh way to describe your girlfriend. That's the funniest thing I've read in quite some time, Domovoi! Nice twist on a t...
by dharmamama
Fri Jun 27, 2008 2:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0442: "xkcd Loves the Discovery Channel"
Replies: 372
Views: 79058

Re: "xkcd Loves the Discovery Channel" discussion

I love xkcd.

Really.
by dharmamama
Mon Jun 16, 2008 9:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0437: "SUV"
Replies: 181
Views: 26784

Re: "SUV" Discussion

Just came across this blog post, and thought it was a propos.... Someone needs to manufacture these! I'd buy one for my bicycle. heh.
by dharmamama
Fri Jun 13, 2008 8:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0436: "How It Happened"
Replies: 168
Views: 35123

Re: "How It Happened" Discussion

How the heck did you remember that? I'd completely forgotten that comment... I just thought it was really funny. It did take me a little while to remember which comic the comment was on... I was tempted to say something here like "but I remember all your posts, TheEldest!" but didn't want...
by dharmamama
Fri Jun 13, 2008 3:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0436: "How It Happened"
Replies: 168
Views: 35123

Re: "How It Happened" Discussion

Doubly funny because of The Eldest's post last week where he used "that's what she said" as a natural part of the conversation.

I'm expecting The Eldest to say "get out of my head, Randall" at any moment.
by dharmamama
Fri May 23, 2008 4:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0426: "Geohashing"
Replies: 224
Views: 34712

Re: "Geohashing" discussion

My meetup place is do-able, but it's race weekend, so traffic will be horrendous all day Saturday.

Any NASCAR fans here?

yeah, me neither.
by dharmamama
Mon May 19, 2008 5:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0425: "Fortune Cookies"
Replies: 85
Views: 17373

Re: "Fortune Cookies" Discussion

Supakitsune wrote:"Love is like sweet medicine, good to the last drop."
... *munch crunch* Shouldn't it be "Love is like coffee"?


That's only Maxwell House. I thought love was like oxygen?
by dharmamama
Thu May 15, 2008 7:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0423: "Finish Line"
Replies: 67
Views: 15218

Re: "Finish Line" discussion

I kick ass in Mario Kart Wii while playing with a GameCube controller, but a Wiimote steering wheel I can't help but fall off the track at every single opportunity. :roll: I fall off the track no matter the platform. :oops: Just can't get the hang of it - but I haven't tried that hard, really. My s...
by dharmamama
Fri May 09, 2008 5:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0421: "Making Hash Browns"
Replies: 122
Views: 33627

Re: "Making Hash Browns" Discussion

Randall (or someone?) should submit this to the Half-Bakery. Perfect place for an idea such as this.
by dharmamama
Mon May 05, 2008 2:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0419: "Forks and Spoons"
Replies: 146
Views: 27708

Re: "Forks and Spoons" Discussion

Just because it mentions sporks, and it was recent, so I remembered.
by dharmamama
Fri May 02, 2008 3:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0418: "Stove Ownership"
Replies: 148
Views: 25899

Re: "Stove Ownership" Discussion

Just recently saw this in the store - is there anyone who would bother with putting it in a crust? Maybe for company.
by dharmamama
Sat Apr 26, 2008 10:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0415: "Restraining order"
Replies: 99
Views: 29003

Re: "Restraining order" Discussion

Netsnipe wrote:On the topic of 500 yards and restraining orders...

An ode to the inner stalker in every geek that I wrote a few years ago: :P

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mUyI9RE3U2Y



Brilliant! And creepy, all in one!

"Every move you make... every breath you take...."
by dharmamama
Fri Apr 25, 2008 1:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0415: "Restraining order"
Replies: 99
Views: 29003

Re: "Restraining order" Discussion

This one makes me cringe... too many times I've done something similar in relationships. "You're too close! Back off!"
.....

"Wait! - where are you going?"

:oops:
by dharmamama
Fri Apr 11, 2008 1:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0409: "Electric Skateboard (Double Comic)"
Replies: 160
Views: 31504

Re: "Electric Skateboard (Double Comic)" Discussion

I love this comic so much, I could marry it, have its babies, divorce, then marry it again just for the fun of it. I got a tear in my eye. *sniff*

I *lvoe* the guy in the last panel on top, scratching his head: "Turtles? Huh?"
by dharmamama
Mon Mar 24, 2008 4:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0400: "Important Life Lesson"
Replies: 242
Views: 45373

Re: "Important Life Lesson" Discussion

Only an American could be puritanical enough to think stick figures having sex is "graphic." :lol: I'm not puritanical, but I *did* blush. I mean - there's oral sex! Right there on my computer! I felt like I walked in on someone. Before iPods, iTunes, or the ubiquity of CDs, my then-partn...

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