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by akirjazi
Fri Jul 24, 2015 11:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1555: "Exoplanet Names 2"
Replies: 85
Views: 18682

Re: 1555: "Exoplanet Names 2"

So, when do we send the B Ark to prepare the planet for the rest of us?
by akirjazi
Mon Oct 28, 2013 8:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1283: "Headlines"
Replies: 58
Views: 19138

Re: 1283: "Headlines"

Looks suspiciously like today's Cracked page. No matter what day you read this comment. (Which I would link to if I wasn't forum-postially deficient.) Ahem... http://www.cracked.com/article_20614_6-insane-video-game-fan-theories-that-make-total-sense.html Other notable offenders: Fark, Buzzfeed, Da...
by akirjazi
Mon Oct 08, 2012 6:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1118: "Microsoft"
Replies: 134
Views: 39910

Re: 1118: "Microsoft"

But they all have E which can be readily substituted with €... C'mon people, get with the program...
by akirjazi
Mon Aug 06, 2012 11:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1091: "Curiosity"
Replies: 70
Views: 19415

Re: 1091: "Curiosity"

Eutychus wrote:I was sure this would be Randall's excuse for being late.

And besides, this is going to end badly.



Don't worry, I got this

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by akirjazi
Fri Feb 19, 2010 9:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0704: "Principle of Explosion"
Replies: 104
Views: 32576

Re: "Principle of Explosion" Discussion

Cipherz wrote:Can someone derive the mega million lottery numbers for me plz? I'll share some I promise.


I would but the margin of this page is too small to contain the derivation.
by akirjazi
Fri Feb 19, 2010 9:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0703: "Honor Societies"
Replies: 234
Views: 60422

Re: Honor Societies

feedme wrote:anyone know why I get a blank page when I try to view xkcd.com?


You get a blank page because the browser is not showing the content of the page.
by akirjazi
Mon Feb 15, 2010 11:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0702: "Snow Tracking"
Replies: 135
Views: 39325

Re: “Snow Tracking” discussion

Also, number two caption should read "møøse and squirrel"
by akirjazi
Wed Jan 13, 2010 7:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0688: "Self-Description"
Replies: 200
Views: 104286

Re: "Self-Description" Discussion

That's nothing, I happen to own the computer which is more powerful than the sum of all computers in the Universe... including itself...
by akirjazi
Wed Aug 27, 2008 7:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0468: "Fetishes"
Replies: 163
Views: 48769

Re: "Fetishes" discussion

Recursive FAIL
by akirjazi
Fri Aug 22, 2008 1:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0466: "Moving"
Replies: 165
Views: 32661

Re: Moving

Hereby I would like to publicly express my gratitude to my ISP SpeedTouch18E184 who kindly supported my internet addiction during my 4 months in Brussels. Without whom, I would have been reduced to spending most of my hard earned money on beer and food in cafes and restaurants... Well, OK, I did act...
by akirjazi
Wed Aug 13, 2008 7:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0462: "Freemanic Paracusia"
Replies: 122
Views: 31538

Re: "Freemanic Paracusia" Discussion

I'm glad to see that I'm not the only one suffering from Freemanic Paracusia. :) On a serious note, it was so sad to hear what happened to him this past week. First a car wreck, then divorce. What else can happen to the man? Care to guess? http://i509.photobucket.com/albums/s338/akirjazi/cosbyhayes...
by akirjazi
Mon Jul 28, 2008 7:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0455: "Hats"
Replies: 163
Views: 43731

Re: "Hats" discussion

BHM finaly meets his match... and then some. He is left with only two options: 1) Start an arms race, 2) Come up with a new status symbol. The future is exciting again.
by akirjazi
Sat Jul 19, 2008 12:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0451: "Impostor"
Replies: 381
Views: 121516

Re: "Impostor" Discussion

Unless Randall himself denies it, I maintain that this comic, in fact, is deriding people that actually believe in what is depicted there. Unless akirjazi himself (I guess) denies it, I maintain that this post, in fact, is deriding people that actually believe in what is depicted there* Touche! Of ...
by akirjazi
Fri Jul 18, 2008 2:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0451: "Impostor"
Replies: 381
Views: 121516

Re: "Impostor" Discussion

Unless Randall himself denies it, I maintain that this comic, in fact, is deriding people that actually believe in what is depicted there.
by akirjazi
Sat Jun 21, 2008 9:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0439: "Thinking Ahead"
Replies: 164
Views: 29367

Re: "Thinking Ahead" Discussion

I'm surprised no one's posted to identify with the girl yet. This is exactly the thing that gives us a complex. "Oh no I quoted firefly and that guy over there was so freaked out he went through a window. I must be totally repulsive." I want a guy to come up and strike up a conversation w...
by akirjazi
Sat Jun 21, 2008 12:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0439: "Thinking Ahead"
Replies: 164
Views: 29367

Re: "Thinking Ahead" Discussion

I'm surprised no one's posted to identify with the girl yet. This is exactly the thing that gives us a complex. "Oh no I quoted firefly and that guy over there was so freaked out he went through a window. I must be totally repulsive." I want a guy to come up and strike up a conversation w...
by akirjazi
Thu May 29, 2008 7:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0429: "Fantasy"
Replies: 81
Views: 19005

Re: "Fantasy" Discussion

jdmack wrote:While many of you are reminded of "Hypotheticals" and "Nightmares," I think this comic is perhaps the prequel of "Garfield" ( http://www.xkcd.com/78/ ).

J. D.


Jim Davis, is that you?
by akirjazi
Wed May 28, 2008 7:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0429: "Fantasy"
Replies: 81
Views: 19005

Re: "Fantasy" Discussion

Randall, get out of my head! This is one of my...well, i wouldn't call it a fear, per say, but a possibility that i contemplate. What if i am a figment of someones imagination? What if you are all figments of my imagination? Am i a figment of my own imagination? if so, what happens when i realize i...
by akirjazi
Mon May 19, 2008 11:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0425: "Fortune Cookies"
Replies: 85
Views: 19583

Re: "Fortune Cookies" Discussion

ohki wrote:If you had a fortune cookie that said "Happiness is being in bed" and you appended "except in bed," would the universe end?

Send help; trapped in a cookie factory


Yes, and it will be replaced with something even more bizarre and inexplicable... EXCEPT IN BED....
by akirjazi
Wed May 07, 2008 10:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0420: "Jealousy"
Replies: 151
Views: 35688

Re: "Jealousy" Discussion

So Megan's husband also had a similar experience with Megan, because he says "you'll never experience it again" and then wishes "you and megan" the best. Who exactly is he addressing here? And then Alan started tapping his fork on the glass and calling for a toast. Winnie rose, ...
by akirjazi
Wed May 07, 2008 7:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0420: "Jealousy"
Replies: 151
Views: 35688

Re: "Jealousy" Discussion

Hey, bunch of nerds, who would you rather be, the best man or the groom........... Ah OK, I was sure that would be the answer.....
by akirjazi
Wed Mar 26, 2008 12:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0401: "Large Hadron Collider"
Replies: 215
Views: 65638

Re: "Large Hadron Collider" Discussion

So, they would like me to believe that they built the LHC only to experimentally prove the existence of the Higgs boson... I call that bullshit... everybody knows that all the time they wanted to create tiny black hole and fool around with it... ah CERN, it wasn't enough that you visited upon the u...
by akirjazi
Wed Mar 26, 2008 11:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0401: "Large Hadron Collider"
Replies: 215
Views: 65638

Re: "Large Hadron Collider" Discussion

So, they would like me to believe that they built the LHC only to experimentally prove the existence of the Higgs boson... I call that bullshit... everybody knows that all the time they wanted to create tiny black hole and fool around with it... ah CERN, it wasn't enough that you visited upon the u...
by akirjazi
Wed Mar 26, 2008 10:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0401: "Large Hadron Collider"
Replies: 215
Views: 65638

Re: "Large Hadron Collider" Discussion

So, they would like me to believe that they built the LHC only to experimentally prove the existence of the Higgs boson... I call that bullshit... everybody knows that all the time they wanted to create tiny black hole and fool around with it... ah CERN, it wasn't enough that you visited upon the un...
by akirjazi
Mon Mar 10, 2008 10:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0394: "Kilobyte"
Replies: 138
Views: 41338

Re: "Kilobyte" Discussion

Really, how many of you care whether Jena's tits are coming at 2x10*6 bits/s or 256 kB/s or any other unit (and how much is that in Bauds)? As long as it's fast enough nobody gives a shit... btw, I wonder how long it would take, on average, to load the aforementioned tits over an average broadband l...
by akirjazi
Wed Mar 05, 2008 8:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0392: "Making Rules"
Replies: 157
Views: 27688

Re: Making Rules

Which leads to the natural question: do we really exist, or are we just extrapolations of Randall's mind? If he can respond to us without our involvement, have a complete conversation instantaneously without our actual input, this means that his mental model of us is sufficiently accurate to repres...
by akirjazi
Mon Mar 03, 2008 10:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0391: "Anti-Mindvirus"
Replies: 377
Views: 84362

Re: "Anti-Mindvirus" Discussion

1. You can not win 2. You can not draw even 3. You can not withdraw from the Game You can, however, simply not care, which robs the game of its power. Rather like how Rickrolling has no effect if you actually like the song (well, unless it's one of those new versions that also crashes your computer...
by akirjazi
Mon Mar 03, 2008 8:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0391: "Anti-Mindvirus"
Replies: 377
Views: 84362

Re: "Anti-Mindvirus" Discussion

1. You can not win 2. You can not draw even 3. You can not withdraw from the Game But... there is always a new round... as soon as you lose this one and forget about it (blessed are the ADHD-ers), you start a new one whether you know it or no... that's the way the Universe acquires self-consciousnes...
by akirjazi
Fri Feb 29, 2008 8:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0390: "Nightmares"
Replies: 214
Views: 45664

Re: "Nightmares" Discussion

Well, hell... it got me thinking that maybe there is something to this idea of the whole Universe running as a simulator program on some massive Supercomputer On The Sky... in that case we are, technically, just a figment of an imagination of this supercomputer, in other words, it's dream (or if you...
by akirjazi
Sat Feb 23, 2008 12:10 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: XKCD COMICS IN REAL LIFE
Replies: 28
Views: 5043

Re: XKCD COMICS IN REAL LIFE

Generally, "one" is the formal way of saying things in that way, such as (for how to use a microwave to make stripy toast): "One takes out the turntable, then one places some bread in the microwave". Yeah, that is (more or less, of course there is rarely 1:1 mapping from one lan...
by akirjazi
Fri Feb 22, 2008 9:27 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: XKCD COMICS IN REAL LIFE
Replies: 28
Views: 5043

Re: XKCD COMICS IN REAL LIFE

akirjazi, you misunderstood, or I expressed myself badly - I myself do not hold the glorious honour of counting Randall amongst my friends. *Moo sighs wistfully*. I have just heard other ppl that I know speak to Randall personally, make such statements. However you make a good argument, and I could...
by akirjazi
Fri Feb 22, 2008 2:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: XKCD COMICS IN REAL LIFE
Replies: 28
Views: 5043

Re: XKCD COMICS IN REAL LIFE

fora is not the general English version of plural forums but it is what we as a community have decided to call THIS forum in plural form. And I think you'll find some of the fora members have a pretty good inside line with Randall (i.e. are his personal friends), so it's on some gosh darned good au...
by akirjazi
Fri Feb 22, 2008 9:33 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: XKCD COMICS IN REAL LIFE
Replies: 28
Views: 5043

Re: XKCD COMICS IN REAL LIFE

yeah, i know he doesn't. I just wanted a general concensus if it was a good idea, or just random crap. Might email him... I don't know about the general consensus but I feel that, yeah, it is total crap... on a different note, how do some members know that Randall does not read these fora (and what...
by akirjazi
Thu Feb 21, 2008 9:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0207: "What xkcd Means"
Replies: 482
Views: 75327

Re: "What xkcd Means" Discussion

Number 1 I do every day, while going to work, it's even the same exact intersection setup... Number 2, well, yeah, how else can you find your cell phone, if I have nobody around I call from my fixed phone... of course, first I need couple of minutes to recall my cell phone number... Number 3... have...
by akirjazi
Wed Feb 20, 2008 1:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0384: "The Drake Equation"
Replies: 117
Views: 28548

Re: "The Drake Equation" Discussion

"It takes whole village to raise one child"... it doesn't take a Planck* to extend this a little bit further... "It takes a whole Universe and 15 billion years to produce intelligent life in one remote corner of it"... sounds familiar? Oh wait, there was something called Anthropi...
by akirjazi
Wed Feb 20, 2008 1:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0386: "Duty Calls"
Replies: 202
Views: 69642

Re: "Duty Calls" Discussion

Oh lord. Discussion boards and other frequently-updated dynamic sites of the like are the sole cause of my recent insomnia. "Hey, I might get to sleep early tonight! I'll just check my forum one last time before I go to bed. Hmm, nothing. Oh, better check the Kingdom of Loathing forums..."...

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