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by aplarsen
Thu Mar 22, 2018 3:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1970: "Name Dominoes"
Replies: 30
Views: 7754

Re: 1970: "Name Dominoes"

Some really funny ones are:

Tommy Lee / Tommy Lee Jones
Prince / Prince William / Prince Harry
Anything matched off of a middle name

Truly classic XKCD
by aplarsen
Thu Aug 11, 2016 1:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1718: "Backups"
Replies: 45
Views: 8584

Re: 1718: "Backups"

Moore's Law? What about Kryder's Law?
by aplarsen
Fri Jan 13, 2012 4:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1002: "Game AIs"
Replies: 251
Views: 99700

Re: 1002: "Game AIs"

The UIUC "Beer Pong" robot can be seen here:

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

The throwing of the ping pong ball starts at about 00:28.

You see my friend Aaron at 1:48.
by aplarsen
Fri Dec 02, 2011 7:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0985: "Percentage Points"
Replies: 85
Views: 24018

Re: 0985: "Percentage Points"

So what's the subtext? Whatever issue spawned this, I must not have followed it too closely. Basically, 'Plunged by 19%' means that it went down to 1%. However, because of the wording, some people might interpret it as having lost 1%, and that now his popularity is at 19%. It's not this at all. It'...
by aplarsen
Mon Jul 25, 2011 5:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0929: "Speculation"
Replies: 86
Views: 21506

Re: 929: "Speculation"

Okay, someone please explain just how BHG is supposed to tie into this one, I'm not getting the joke here. Speaking of, where was he keeping that crossbow? Stick figures don't have the girth to hide something like that... o_O The guy tosses the ball to BHG. Instead of joining in on the game by catc...

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