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by standinginherfield
Wed Dec 07, 2011 5:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0987: "Potential"
Replies: 42
Views: 15926

Re: 0987: "Potential"

Hm, I don't get why people start threads with nothing to say about them.

I like this comic :) Shall we pretend the alt text contains a forfeit of English writing skills?
I like the image in the last panel a lot. Good mayhem, exciting material.
by standinginherfield
Fri Aug 26, 2011 2:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0039: "Bowl"
Replies: 2
Views: 2566

0039: "Bowl"

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/bowl.jpg alt text: For the moment it's a standoff Little known fact about this comic, which there seems not to be a thread about. (My regrets if I am mistaken.) Randall was once eating a bowl of soup as a small boy. He asked, "What's in my soup?" In response, a...
by standinginherfield
Fri Jul 22, 2011 7:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0468: "Fetishes"
Replies: 163
Views: 47718

Re: "Fetishes" discussion

This may have been mentioned before, but I don't feel like reading the whole threat to see if someone else has made the same complaint: I am a little disappointed in this comic, because the paradox that Godel offers Russell and Whitehead is RUSSELL'S PARADOX. It is called RUSSELL'S paradox because ...
by standinginherfield
Mon Dec 06, 2010 7:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0830: "Genetic Analysis"
Replies: 96
Views: 26221

Re: 830: "Genetic Analysis"

Sofie wrote:Most people past puberty has a sex drive, most people would like to act on it. Why does it seem wrong to so many people that "unsexy" (old, disabled, fat, ugly, your parents etc) people have sex?


Well said.
by standinginherfield
Wed Aug 18, 2010 8:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0781: "Ahead Stop"
Replies: 171
Views: 38854

Re: "Ahead Stop" discussion (#781)

What is the joke of the Star Wars theme if not that it involves driving backwards and apparently progressing backward through time? Also, addressing the "wouldn't that be READ I" etc. folks: ya ...except that's not how writing looks on roads (which, as is obvious and has been said, is so t...
by standinginherfield
Fri Mar 26, 2010 4:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0719: "Brain Worms"
Replies: 140
Views: 28466

Re: "Brain Worms" Discussion

My question: The worms or your teeth?!
by standinginherfield
Mon Aug 03, 2009 8:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0618: "Asteroid"
Replies: 188
Views: 52032

Re: "Asteroid" discussion

Guys complaining about the flower; it's from the cover of the book, you might as well complain about the crater being there. It's a volcano! Not a crater... I saw the title text pop up in the RSS feed before the image was loaded, so I got it right away... even though I knew of the book I never actu...
by standinginherfield
Mon Aug 03, 2009 6:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0618: "Asteroid"
Replies: 188
Views: 52032

Re: "Asteroid" discussion

joee wrote:
glasnt wrote:I got the Deep impact reference, but I'm stumped on Little Prince.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_little_prince

On my to-read list

Edit: HI GLASNT


dude, read it right now. http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks03/0300771h.html

you do not have anything better to be doing than this.
by standinginherfield
Mon Aug 03, 2009 6:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0618: "Asteroid"
Replies: 188
Views: 52032

Re: "Asteroid" discussion

1) this would be better without (or with a different) title-text.

2) augh! this is the most heartbreaking thing i have ever seen! i am devastated. this is worse than bambi's mother.
by standinginherfield
Wed Feb 25, 2009 10:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0548: "Kindle"
Replies: 122
Views: 30352

Re: "Kindle" Discussion

Yay! and ^ Yayyyyy word.
by standinginherfield
Tue Jan 27, 2009 9:34 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Stephen Colbert vs. Jon Stewart
Replies: 56
Views: 11408

Re: Stephen Colbert vs. Jon Stewart

^ yes, [to the post before last] and, i think this is a silly debate (personally). stephen colbert's show was born out of jon stewart's, and he took it and ran with the character and made it awesome, and he's awesome, but it's a different show entirely. jon's just this friendly guy with very astute ...
by standinginherfield
Tue Jan 20, 2009 10:59 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Stereotype the person above you
Replies: 2328
Views: 133146

Re: Stereotype the person above you

Seems obsessed with types in general. Must be the weather in Siberia.
by standinginherfield
Thu Jan 08, 2009 5:05 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Stereotype the person above you
Replies: 2328
Views: 133146

Re: Stereotype the person above you

^ lives in a Gothic castle.
by standinginherfield
Wed Jan 07, 2009 7:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0527: "Keynote"
Replies: 52
Views: 11634

Re: "Keynote"

I registered just to congratulate Randall on the good, hearty laughs he induced when I saw this. yo dis is mad funny cuz it is makin fun fo da macbookair!!!!!!!!!!!!!1 Both these people are saying the same thing. They're written in different languages, yet both are (arguably) written in English. i ...
by standinginherfield
Wed Nov 12, 2008 6:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0503: "Terminology"
Replies: 292
Views: 47620

Re: Terminology

OH MY GOD YES!

that's all.
[valuable contribution, self.]
[oh well. wicked comic. these last two have excelled! yayyyy.]
by standinginherfield
Sun Jun 29, 2008 9:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0442: "xkcd Loves the Discovery Channel"
Replies: 372
Views: 87860

Re: "xkcd Loves the Discovery Channel" discussion

yup, it's that good: i cannot contain my exuberance!
i just have to add my useless comment that this is a fantastic comic.
Fantastic! i like that he loves the whole world from a hamster ball.
by standinginherfield
Thu Jun 05, 2008 11:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0383: "Helping"
Replies: 358
Views: 105965

Re: "Helping" Discussion

Some of those reading this discussion will very possibly be interested in this thread:
viewtopic.php?f=8&t=19427&p=697008#p697008

or, i urge you to at least check out
http://www.webiteback.com .

JOIN A REVOLUTION. STOP HATING YOUR BODY!
by standinginherfield
Thu Jun 05, 2008 10:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0432: "Journal 4"
Replies: 115
Views: 28454

Re: "Journal 4" Discussion

i was so surprised that nobody had mentioned this yet that i read through all three pages of commentary again to make sure! perhaps i am being overly analytical, but in a single-celled organism-erm-comic i think it's called for. or maybe i'm just stating the obvious. but, he isn't wearing his hat. h...
by standinginherfield
Sat Mar 08, 2008 5:56 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: LOST
Replies: 454
Views: 38167

Re: LOST

stuff Alright, touché - i apologise. i suppose if i followed the show more regularly i wouldn't have been so objective as to use words like "nonplussed." For goodness' sake, though, don't "feel horrible" on my account!! i'm just a trekker on a high horse. ...and i still say the ...
by standinginherfield
Sat Mar 08, 2008 12:51 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: LOST
Replies: 454
Views: 38167

Re: LOST

Regarding temporal paradoxes: I have to say it. I've watched a few episodes of Lost, and am consistently stunned by the looks of completely insane degrees of horror/distress/confusion/excitement/et cetera on the faces of my enraptured fellow viewers. Last week, I believe it was, where so-and-so muck...
by standinginherfield
Wed Feb 20, 2008 6:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0386: "Duty Calls"
Replies: 202
Views: 68871

Re: "Duty Calls" Discussion

LittleChrist wrote:Its like a obsessive-compulsive need to prove people wrong.

I'd like to more idealistically think it's an obsessive-compulsive need to spread correctness among the masses.

EDIT: gah! Sorry about that image.
by standinginherfield
Tue Feb 19, 2008 10:00 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Life, the universe, and everything?
Replies: 45
Views: 6317

Re: Life, the universe, and everything?

I just want a humanity that at some point can look back and say "Look at us, we endured" *looks back at the vast and magnificent human story thus far* Look at us, we endured! Sir, the people's responses in this forum are quite right, in that you have got a bit of a fucked up head. Now, sp...
by standinginherfield
Mon Feb 18, 2008 1:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0383: "Helping"
Replies: 358
Views: 105965

Re: "Helping.png" Discussion

creaothceann wrote:
denali wrote:http://lynneforrest.com/html/the_faces_of_victim.html

Very interesting.


Yes. Yes it is. [others: check it out.]
by standinginherfield
Sun Feb 17, 2008 4:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0057: "Wait For Me"
Replies: 17
Views: 6981

Re: Wait For Me

Aviatrix, your argument was enfeebled towards the end.
I was hoping the dog would have died by the time the human got back from the draperies.
by standinginherfield
Wed Feb 13, 2008 10:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0383: "Helping"
Replies: 358
Views: 105965

Re: "Helping" Discussion

Mudge: I apologise for the misquote, that's how I read it the first time. The rest of my argument stands, but that's my point of view on the subject. I simply object to your frankly rather offensive dismissal of today's comic as being "emo", and the feelings it and other members conveyed a...
by standinginherfield
Wed Feb 13, 2008 3:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0383: "Helping"
Replies: 358
Views: 105965

Re: "Helping" Discussion

I'm arguing that the comic isn't beautiful. It's trite and trying too hard. EDIT: I apologise for the misquote, that's how I read it the first time. The rest of my argument stands, but that's my point of view on the subject. I simply object to your frankly rather offensive dismissal of today's comi...
by standinginherfield
Wed Feb 13, 2008 2:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0383: "Helping"
Replies: 358
Views: 105965

Re: "Helping.png" Discussion

It's not a luxury, it's damn hard work and realizing that most of the time when people talk about empathy and compassion, they're talking about being codependent. A lot of people make a gesture or put a hand on a shoulder to quell the violence in their own gut. That's not compassion, that's selfish...
by standinginherfield
Wed Feb 13, 2008 7:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0383: "Helping"
Replies: 358
Views: 105965

Re: "Helping" Discussion

I think the ambiguity actually helps the feel of this comic. It reinforces the "something's wrong and I don't know how to deal" feeling of the situation nicely. Yes. Good point. (also know that she could well be gripping his hand as he touches her shoulder. He can't be responsible for her...
by standinginherfield
Wed Feb 13, 2008 6:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0383: "Helping"
Replies: 358
Views: 105965

Re: "Helping.png" Discussion

connorsname, you don't have a soul.

this is exceptionally beautiful.
Randall Monroe is brilliant on pretty much every level.

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