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by etsisk
Tue Mar 26, 2013 1:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107343
Views: 51613679

Re: 1190: "Time"

well, I waited for a while, but eventually there came the memory of that old joke, "Know how to keep an idiot in suspense for 60 seconds?" "no, how?" "tell ya in a minute..."
by etsisk
Fri Nov 30, 2012 8:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1141: "Two Years"
Replies: 268
Views: 70603

Re: 1141:"Two Years"

Plus this forum needs a "like" button!! So many good wishes and replies - folks ought to know how much they've made the rest of us smile!
by etsisk
Fri Nov 30, 2012 8:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1141: "Two Years"
Replies: 268
Views: 70603

Re: 1141:"Two Years"

This really makes me happy, man! I can't tell you how delighted I am that things have progressed this way for her and for you - for you both. What I wish for you both is many happy biopsy-versaries to come, full of grace, beauty, good humor and joy.
by etsisk
Fri Sep 28, 2012 2:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1113: "Killed In Action"
Replies: 78
Views: 19700

Re: 1113: "Killed In Action"

I always love when this line comes out. It could be any profession there. But if it had been a firefighter, no doubt someone would have raised some lame, half-hearted objection because (s)he was a firefighter. If it was a [insert profession here], guaranteed someone would have objected because they...
by etsisk
Thu Sep 27, 2012 1:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1113: "Killed In Action"
Replies: 78
Views: 19700

Re: 1113: "Killed In Action"

As a former police detective I guess I'm having a wee bit of trouble finding humor in the subject. Yeah, I recognized the play on the "last day before retirement" trope, seen over and over and over in the movies. But that didn't change my gut response to this. After years of checking out x...
by etsisk
Wed Aug 31, 2011 4:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0945: "I'm Sorry"
Replies: 120
Views: 29075

Re: 945: "I'm Sorry"

which is why I've been forced (by at least a minimal desire to "get along"...) to say, "I'm sorry to hear that"... which is just dumb, me having to do that. Sheesh.

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