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by Grego
Thu Jan 29, 2009 10:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0536: "Space Elevators"
Replies: 114
Views: 22576

Re: "Space Elevators" Discussion

Overworked, but better. I mean, there are a few small details you missed that you couldn't possibly have known about (like that I'm technically not at college, it's a sixth form) but...yeh. Considerably better than before. Vaguely back on topic, I think a space elevator is a great idea. I just quest...
by Grego
Thu Jan 29, 2009 10:48 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: PETA Ad Banned From Super Bowl For Being "Too Sexy"
Replies: 70
Views: 7504

Re: PETA Ad Banned From Super Bowl For Being "Too Sexy"

A banned vegetable advert? It can only remind me of Tango...

And I've got to agree with an earlier comment. I don't really feel that turned on. Now if they'd be rubbing steaks over themselves of licking sausages (maybe that's a bit too obvious), I'd consider following their advice.
by Grego
Thu Jan 29, 2009 10:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0536: "Space Elevators"
Replies: 114
Views: 22576

Re: "Space Elevators" Discussion

bigglesworth wrote:Grego, you wrote these comics?

Yeh, ace inni'?

Huh, that really doesn't work when typed.

And the keys for "ics" and "ments" are remarkably similar when you haven't got glasses on. Who knew?
by Grego
Thu Jan 29, 2009 10:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0536: "Space Elevators"
Replies: 114
Views: 22576

Re: "Space Elevators" Discussion

I actually logged on to laugh at how lame a comeback "We're nerds? Well, it's better than being an idiot." was. But then I noticed that during the time it took me to log on, the post two above had been made (by Arc). Coincidentally, I was the one who wrote those comments. And I'm suddenly ...
by Grego
Fri Sep 19, 2008 4:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0478: "The Staple Madness"
Replies: 122
Views: 29106

Re: The Staple Madness

Duct Tape > Staple Gun

I'm sorry Randall, but that's a fact of life you're messing with there.
by Grego
Tue Sep 16, 2008 7:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0476: "One-Sided"
Replies: 111
Views: 29995

Re: "One-Sided" Discussion

This happened to me recently with the sister-in-charge at a local hospital where I was working. Very awkward. Furthermore, the girl I was hitting on was sitting in the room too, not too impressed.

"Sorry, what's your name?"
"Greg"
- silence -
by Grego
Wed Sep 10, 2008 3:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0474: "Turn-On"
Replies: 178
Views: 35108

Re: "Turn-On" Discussion

Ah, the old "We've got one day left on earth, let's make out." Except Randall almost had a point this time. I spent the whole morning telling people how many minutes they had left to live. Then I had to explain to a Spanish colleague, in his mother tongue, how "I would have gloated if...
by Grego
Fri Aug 22, 2008 9:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0134: "Myspace"
Replies: 19
Views: 9627

Re: "Myspace" Discussion

Disabling that shitty music in 5 easy steps: 1. ditch FF for a real browser Like Internet Explorer! Sorry, but it needed saying. In the grand scheme of things, firefox lays its stake as being one of the better browsers (ie: not IE) whereas you make it sound bad. Intriguingly, neither "firefox&...
by Grego
Fri Aug 22, 2008 9:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0466: "Moving"
Replies: 165
Views: 32589

Re: Moving

I never seem to have more than two networks to connect to at any one time (besides my own). But, despite living in a fairly spread-out cul-de-sac, the choice seems to change on a daily basis. Whether people keep changing their system names or getting new routers, I don't know. Sadly, they all seem t...
by Grego
Wed Aug 13, 2008 7:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0462: "Freemanic Paracusia"
Replies: 122
Views: 31432

Re: "Freemanic Paracusia" Discussion

Kazuke wrote:I've been doing this for a long time, but with Patrick Stewart's voice.

Seconded. That man's voice is like some sort of sanctuary ^_^
by Grego
Mon Aug 11, 2008 5:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Beijing Olympics
Replies: 174
Views: 13158

Re: Beijing Olympics

The British commentators were literally lost for words. It was really quite amazing. There was just silence with the occasional "amazing" or "I really don't know what to say..."
by Grego
Mon Aug 11, 2008 5:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0461: "Google Maps"
Replies: 146
Views: 38170

Re: "Google Maps" Discussion

Ah, this brings back memories of Transport Direct's early problems. Like sending you through a train and two buses just to travel a few hundred metres. Good times xD
by Grego
Sun Aug 10, 2008 11:51 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Things you would never, under any circumstances, do
Replies: 67
Views: 9737

Re: Things you would never, under any circumstances, do

Watch High School Musical 2.
by Grego
Sun Aug 10, 2008 10:44 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Do people like you?
Replies: 26
Views: 2854

Re: Do people like you?

This all depends really. If they need someone's help they'll turn to me and we're up to 91-100. Otherwise there are some people I don't talk to for months. It's almost like putting my friends on a rota. Wouldn't advise it, in case you're wondering.
by Grego
Sat Aug 09, 2008 7:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Beijing Olympics
Replies: 174
Views: 13158

Re: Beijing Olympics

A four hour video on iPlayer... That would take me about three days to buffer. Probably not worth it, I dare say =/
by Grego
Sat Aug 09, 2008 9:58 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Beijing Olympics
Replies: 174
Views: 13158

Re: Beijing Olympics

It was amazing, you just know us britsh are gonna have a picnic table with pork pies and sausage rolls on :/ I'm thinking more like hundreds of morris dancers. Or maybe some daleks. That's about where our culture runs out. And our history mainly consists of us pwning various participating countries...
by Grego
Fri Aug 08, 2008 7:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0460: "Paleontology"
Replies: 109
Views: 20348

Re: "Paleontology" Discussion

Digg has proved to have comic value..? :shock:
by Grego
Fri Aug 08, 2008 5:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0460: "Paleontology"
Replies: 109
Views: 20348

Re: "Paleontology" Discussion

cparker15 wrote:
Sprocket wrote:In my experience, kids dig dinos, and dig digging dinos. I know, it's pretty meta.


But do they digg people digging digging dinos?

Cue the groans.

Apparently, yes they do.
by Grego
Mon Aug 04, 2008 11:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0458: "Regrets"
Replies: 130
Views: 31095

Re: "Regrets" Discussion

So very humorous considering it's just truth. Plus it's funny (and scary) that "i should have kissed her" is the number one search in the US at the moment =/
by Grego
Fri Jul 11, 2008 11:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0448: "Good Morning"
Replies: 119
Views: 21167

Re: "Good Morning" discussion

I get what this comic is saying but somehow I feel that I don't understand it...
by Grego
Wed Jul 09, 2008 8:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0445: "I Am Not Good with Boomerangs"
Replies: 132
Views: 41647

Re: "I Am Not Good with Boomerangs" discussion

Now you just need to speed it up and make a webpage where people can create their own :D
by Grego
Tue Jul 08, 2008 12:23 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Young Nude Girl Defends Art
Replies: 77
Views: 10433

Re: Young Nude Girl Defends Art

helen wrote:No sane person would hold that standard for something somebody did as a child.

Sadly our world seems to be full of (an run by) people who could not be classified as "sane".
by Grego
Tue Jul 08, 2008 12:13 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Recommend one artist
Replies: 1018
Views: 285543

Re: Recommend one artist

Mago de Oz. Never have a I come across a band with such a varied musical style. I got bought this by parents who went to Spain on holiday and thought I might like it. They do a mix of heavy rock, soft rock, classical(ish), folk, pop, choral... Some of their songs miss me a bit but I adore the vast m...
by Grego
Tue Jul 08, 2008 11:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0446: "In Popular Culture"
Replies: 144
Views: 45582

Re: In Popular Culture Discussion

Pah, like global warming will affect our lives as much as Wikipedia :lol:
by Grego
Tue Jul 08, 2008 9:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0435: "Purity"
Replies: 649
Views: 199351

Re: "Purity" Discussion

And imply that the man's "cute when he gets into something"? :?
by Grego
Mon Jul 07, 2008 10:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0446: "In Popular Culture"
Replies: 144
Views: 45582

Re: In Popular Culture Discussion

sje46 wrote:Not that surprising. Christianity is more popular than Sikhism, so there is going to be more vandalism. But I do know one person who vandalized it.

I feel I should point out that you meant to say "Christianity is more practised than Sikhism". At least in that context =P
by Grego
Mon Jul 07, 2008 10:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0446: "In Popular Culture"
Replies: 144
Views: 45582

Re: In Popular Culture Discussion

Am I the only one who followed the link to the Japanese article on the English language, then was extremely amused to see a link with western characters to http://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/Engrish ? It gets better if you read that article. It's all in Japanese except random words and phrases. I just CP...
by Grego
Mon Jul 07, 2008 7:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0446: "In Popular Culture"
Replies: 144
Views: 45582

Re: In Popular Culture Discussion

I bet that that article is the most edited and vandalized out of all Wikipedia's articles. Unsurprisingly, it's not open for editing. However, somewhat surprisingly, you can freely edit the article on Guru Nanak Dev , the founder of Sikhism. Similarly, the Christian holy scriptures are locked whils...
by Grego
Mon Jul 07, 2008 7:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0446: "In Popular Culture"
Replies: 144
Views: 45582

Re: In Popular Culture Discussion

Speaking of which, why doesn't Jesus have an "in popular culture" section?

(Or, more specifically, the article about Jesus)
by Grego
Mon Jul 07, 2008 6:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0445: "I Am Not Good with Boomerangs"
Replies: 132
Views: 41647

Re: "I Am Not Good with Boomerangs" discussion

Having made a website to first handle a different order and then negative values, what lays in store for this comic? Will we start reading certain frames in mod 4?
by Grego
Mon Jul 07, 2008 5:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0435: "Purity"
Replies: 649
Views: 199351

Re: "Purity" Discussion

I left this on my Physics teacher's desk when he was out without attaching my name to it. The next day he handed me Substitute, grinning. Little did I know he is also an xkcd reader. Less did I know that I had started a war.

Cheers xkcd, there go my grades =P
by Grego
Mon Jul 07, 2008 8:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0446: "In Popular Culture"
Replies: 144
Views: 45582

Re: In Popular Culture Discussion

Can someone please explain this to me: Surely xkcd could be considered "popular culture". Wikipedia itself says "Popular culture (or pop culture) can be deemed as what is popular within the social context". This is, surely, what xkcd is. Since, wood has been mentioned "in po...
by Grego
Fri May 16, 2008 6:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0423: "Finish Line"
Replies: 67
Views: 16507

Re: "Finish Line" discussion

No, going backwards across the line makes no difference :P

This comic was ruined for me by the poor interpretations of Mario and Luigi. I would have preferred stick figure-y ones :(
by Grego
Mon May 12, 2008 8:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0422: "A Better Idea"
Replies: 111
Views: 20272

Re: "A Better Idea" discussion

I like how "formal attire" consists of wearing nothing but a bow-tie for stick men. He could at least put a suit on =/
by Grego
Mon May 05, 2008 9:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0419: "Forks and Spoons"
Replies: 146
Views: 30750

Re: "Forks and Spoons" Discussion

You know, if you do this infinitely, you will get arbitrarily close to any number of the form a / b , where a and b are both positive integers. It is likely that at some point, the difference will become negligible. But how can that be? It either has prongs (and looks like a fork) or doesn't (and l...
by Grego
Mon Apr 21, 2008 5:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0413: "New Pet"
Replies: 251
Views: 61766

Re: "New Pet" Discussion

I think the idea of having a webcam on the outside is terribly impractical. Sure, it looks pretty cool and gives a good indication of the orientation of the robot but it certainly carries it's problems. For one, how do you power the webcam? Sure, you can stick a battery in it but that'll need changi...
by Grego
Sat Mar 22, 2008 8:23 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2414357

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

I'm Grego. I'm 16 and English so my knowledge of Maths, Physics and suchlike is somewhat limited by my lack of worldly experience and laziness. This leads to my lack of comprehension of various comics, including the one at the moment which I just. don't. get. But my knowledge is growing and I unders...

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