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by glasnt
Fri Jun 02, 2017 4:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1845: "State Word Map"
Replies: 53
Views: 4522

1845: "State Word Map"

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Alt: "The top search for every state is PORN, except Florida, where it's SEX PORN."



These maps ARE REALLY
hard to
.....read

but fun!
by glasnt
Mon Mar 20, 2017 8:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1813: "Vomiting Emoji"
Replies: 45
Views: 5688

Re: 1813: "Vomiting Emoji"

So there's no proposal required to get this happening. It'd be a vendor adoption (like gendered professions). So Android/Apple/Facebook just need to implement [WHATEVER][ZWJ][VOMIT] and it'll happen.

It'll be gross, but it'll happen.

But don't take my word for it.


Hi joee
by glasnt
Wed Jun 29, 2016 6:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1700: "New Bug"
Replies: 30
Views: 5238

Re: 1700: "New Bug"

It's plausible if the passwords are checked against actual word dictionaries... Stored online... And or mongo

But that Alt text. Bloody hell. Obligatory cry of "Randall get out of my head"
by glasnt
Wed May 04, 2016 7:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1676: "Full-Width Justification"
Replies: 64
Views: 10785

Re: 1676: "Full-Width Justification"

So Mark Davis is already all over this :)

https://twitter.com/mark_e_davis/status ... 5523873792

(Mark Davis is the Unicode President. He pretty much has the power to make this happen)
by glasnt
Fri Mar 11, 2016 5:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1654: "Universal Install Script"
Replies: 52
Views: 7450

1654: "Universal Install Script"

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/universal_install_script.png Alt:The failures usually don't hurt anything, and if it installs several versions, it increases the chance that one of them is right. (Note: The 'yes' command and '2>/dev/null' are recommended additions.) gem install "$1" & comp...
by glasnt
Mon Feb 22, 2016 8:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1646: "Twitter Bot"
Replies: 45
Views: 6346

Re: 1646: "Twitter Bot"

But bots are fun! There are ebooks that do language stuff with other Twitter accounts as input, and even meta-ebooks that ebooks with other ebooks as input, and... There's an ebooks bot that's an ebooks generator of ebooks accounts https://twitter.com/eBooks_aaS/status/699820658763702272 But as a r...
by glasnt
Mon Feb 22, 2016 6:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1646: "Twitter Bot"
Replies: 45
Views: 6346

1646: "Twitter Bot"

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Alt: PYTHON FLAG ENABLE THREE LAWS


Any reference to my bot's latest tweet is completely circumstantial, I swear.
by glasnt
Fri Jan 29, 2016 5:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1636: "xkcd Stack"
Replies: 37
Views: 6310

1636: "xkcd Stack"

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/xkcd_stack.png Alt Text: This site requires Sun Java 6.0.0.1 (32-bit) or higher. You have Macromedia Java 7.3.8.1¾ (48-bit). Click here [link to java.com main page] to download an installer which will run fine but not really change anything. Link: http://xkcd.com/1636/ -...
by glasnt
Wed Jan 13, 2016 8:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1629: "Tools"
Replies: 22
Views: 4428

1629: "Tools"

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Alt: I make tools for managing job-hunting sites for people who make tools for managing job-hunting sites for people who make tools for ...

Link http://xkcd.com/1629/


hi joee <3
by glasnt
Mon Apr 13, 2015 6:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1511: "Spice Girl
Replies: 70
Views: 11021

Re: 1511: "Spice Girl

Any Spice Girl with a shotgun automatically assumes the title of Scary Spice. Title text: "Haha, you'll see!" Scary Spice raps the bridge of Wannabe, so you're totally right. It's Scary. It's all scary. Coincidently, I originally thought the lyrics that followed the title text were "...
by glasnt
Wed Oct 15, 2014 4:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1434: "Where Do Birds Go"
Replies: 61
Views: 13795

Re: 1434: "Where Do Birds Go"

That bird is tweeting -_-
by glasnt
Fri Jul 18, 2014 5:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1396: Actors
Replies: 16
Views: 4888

Re: 1396: Actors

Justin Long, right?

Spoiler:
Timberlake wouldn't be wearing a shirt, right?
by glasnt
Wed Jul 16, 2014 5:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1395: "Power Cord"
Replies: 38
Views: 7516

1395: "Power Cord"

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In this situation, gzip /dev/inside to deflate, then pipe the compressed air to /dev/input to clean your keyboard. Avert your eyes when you do.


Something something bloatware.

anyone else being plagued by 408 errors?
by glasnt
Fri Jul 11, 2014 4:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1393: Timeghost
Replies: 77
Views: 14952

1393: Timeghost

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'Hello, Ghostbusters?' 'ooOOoooo people born years after that movie came out are having a second chiiiild right now ooOoooOoo'

OooOoOOOooOOO Elaine Roberts featured in XKCD over 1000 comic strips ago. WOOOOoohhOOohhoo
by glasnt
Mon Jun 16, 2014 4:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1382: Rocket Packs
Replies: 36
Views: 5208

Re: 1382: Rocket Packs

Easy, just invent the boots from Portal
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nd1m5_n9P9w
by glasnt
Wed Jun 11, 2014 5:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1380: "Manual for Civilization"
Replies: 107
Views: 14798

Re: 1380: "Manual for Civilization"

If you borrow one of the books from the collection for more than two hours, do you turn into the book?
by glasnt
Mon May 12, 2014 5:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1367: "Installing"
Replies: 46
Views: 13038

Re: 1367: "Installing"

Now that the html spec has caught up, it's *so* much easier to have a fluid site that works for desktop, tablet, and mobile, than to try and write a standalone for the mobile devices. To be fair, he totally had a "here's something i prepared earlier" moment that makes a whole lot less work...
by glasnt
Fri May 02, 2014 5:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1363 - "xkcd Phone"
Replies: 78
Views: 23178

Re: 1363 - "xkcd Phone"

[0] Do not look at the operational end of the device... etc Oddly enough, the side-facing camera could vaguely be useful. Just like a Samsung! http://www.slashgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/samsung_gear_2_hands-on_sg_12.jpg (with less snowboard stalking) http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/technology/...
by glasnt
Fri Apr 11, 2014 7:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1354: "Heartbleed Explanation"
Replies: 71
Views: 26660

Re: 1354: "Heartbleed Explanation"

It's fun to try and work out the references in the server 'thought' bubbles "ma.. bees in car why" < bees. silly. "snakes but not too long" < snakes, duh. "CoHoBaSt" < First 2 letters of CorrectHorseBatteryStaple http://xkcd.com/936/ (also http://correcthorsebatterystap...
by glasnt
Fri Apr 11, 2014 6:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1354: "Heartbleed Explanation"
Replies: 71
Views: 26660

1354: "Heartbleed Explanation"

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Are you still there, server? It's me, Margaret.


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by glasnt
Fri Feb 21, 2014 5:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1333: First Date
Replies: 117
Views: 21601

Re: 1333: First Date

Twitch Plays Pokemon

It even has a wikipedia page now: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twitch_Plays_Pok%C3%A9mon
by glasnt
Mon Jan 06, 2014 7:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1313: "Regex Golf"
Replies: 64
Views: 22773

Re: 1313: "Regex Golf"

Found one of these unintentionally today.

A script to query a webservice and ensure it was up and serving correct json when asked

By regexing a wget with '^\['

It gets the job done.. kinda..
by glasnt
Wed Oct 30, 2013 4:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1284: "Improved Keyboard"
Replies: 102
Views: 15882

Re: 1284: "Improved Keyboard"

When a custom keyboard crashes your phone, you know you're in trouble (looking at you, swype)
by glasnt
Wed Oct 02, 2013 6:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1272: "Shadowfacts"
Replies: 101
Views: 19058

Re: 1272: "Shadowfacts"

And Frodo looked upon the ring, and saw words burned into it's face.

And Gandalf translated them. "You have been subscribed to ShadowFacts! Drop ring in Mount Doom to stop."
by glasnt
Wed Sep 25, 2013 6:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1269: "Privacy Opinions"
Replies: 118
Views: 17467

Re: 1269: "Privacy Opinions"

I'm a burrito.
by glasnt
Fri Sep 13, 2013 4:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1264: "Slideshow"
Replies: 79
Views: 17086

1264: "Slideshow"

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/slideshow.gif Alt: Points to anyone who hacks the Flickr devs' computers to make their text editors do this when you click on anything. GEE WILKIES IT'S MOVING I'm pretty sure imgur already have a crusade against badly timed captioned gifs, but these zooming slideshows s...
by glasnt
Fri Sep 06, 2013 4:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1261: "Shake That"
Replies: 52
Views: 10679

1261: "Shake That"

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Alt: How do I work it? IT'S ALREADY WORKING!

It's a coffee mug, not a milkshake glass, you're doing it wrong, Megan!
by glasnt
Fri Aug 30, 2013 5:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1258: First
Replies: 72
Views: 15975

Re: 1258: First

First the worst
Second the best
Third's the one with the golden dress
Fourth's the one with the hairy chest.
by glasnt
Mon Jul 29, 2013 5:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1244: "Six Words"
Replies: 24
Views: 11814

Re: 1233: "Six Words"

Don't you think she looks tired?
by glasnt
Wed Jun 05, 2013 4:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1221: "Nomenclature"
Replies: 162
Views: 35826

1221: "Nomenclature"

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Alt: [shouted, from the field] 'Aunt Beast hit a pop fly to second! Dive for it, Mrs Whatsit!'


Abbott and Costello and Doctor Who jokes <3
by glasnt
Fri May 24, 2013 4:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1216: "Sticks and Stones"
Replies: 73
Views: 12874

Re: 1216: "Sticks and Stones"

Sticks and stones may break my bones but...

FUS RO DAH

freaking hurts.
by glasnt
Wed May 15, 2013 6:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1212: "Interstellar Memes"
Replies: 84
Views: 14445

Re: 1212: "Interstellar Memes"

Goooood burger!

It's good that I don't recognise all of these memes.

And i'm sure that a few aren't really memes, but just quotes, either vintage or overused. (The first time I heard rosebud was in Over The Hedge, but that's just me being not american, I guess)
by glasnt
Mon Apr 15, 2013 6:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1199: "Silence"
Replies: 107
Views: 12611

Re: 1199: "Silence"

*slow clap*

I'd like to see a movie sound identifier that segfaults when checking the falling man sample 8-)
by glasnt
Mon Mar 25, 2013 4:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104338
Views: 27547208

Re: 1190: "Time"

I can't see any javascripty auto-image changing, nor any evidence to suggest this time.png is actually masquerading as a gif. this updating must be manual/time based.

I don't think it's making be very zen, all this rushing and investigating..
by glasnt
Mon Mar 11, 2013 5:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1184: "Circumference Formula"
Replies: 102
Views: 31338

Re: 1184: "Circumference Formula"

I'm not sure if this is exceedingly clever, or just nerdy. Or both. So conflicted.
by glasnt
Fri Feb 01, 2013 5:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1168: "Tar"
Replies: 158
Views: 33309

Re: 1168: Tar

Well, isn't this comic a ball of laughs.

Spoiler:
tar ball.. tarball.
by glasnt
Mon Dec 17, 2012 5:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1148: "Nothing to Offer"
Replies: 93
Views: 17056

Re: 1148: "Nothing to Offer"

Well, as long as there's gin...
by glasnt
Fri Dec 07, 2012 5:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1144: Tags
Replies: 100
Views: 27593

Re: 1144: Tags

Quicksilver wrote:oh ffs, I missed out on 3 in a row again :(


Sorry man, I left it for 15 minutes and everything :/
by glasnt
Fri Dec 07, 2012 5:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1144: Tags
Replies: 100
Views: 27593

1144: Tags

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Alt: <A>: Like </a>this.&nbsp;

This one is almost as bad as the bracket one >_<
by glasnt
Mon Dec 03, 2012 5:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1142: "Coverage"
Replies: 62
Views: 14520

Re: 1142: "Coverage"

Um.. cage match, (faraday) cage match.. lacking of coverage...

Yeah. Not quite sure if there's something else on top.

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