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by pkcommando
Fri Jun 24, 2016 2:46 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8551
Views: 1245653

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

1698:
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Alt: Screw you! My stuff's awesome and yours sucks!
by pkcommando
Wed Feb 10, 2016 1:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8551
Views: 1245653

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

1641:
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Alt: "Stop complicating your life."
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by pkcommando
Wed Feb 10, 2016 1:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1641: "Hot Dogs"
Replies: 49
Views: 6236

Re: 1641: "Hot Dogs"

All of my hot dogs come in packages of 8 these days, but I now have to be careful not to buy New England style buns, which come in packages of 6. And that's done solely to piss off the rest of America [no citation needed] . New Englander 1: Well, we'll shave off the sides of the buns. New Englander ...
by pkcommando
Fri Feb 05, 2016 7:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8551
Views: 1245653

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

268:
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Alt: *sigh*
by pkcommando
Thu Jan 28, 2016 4:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8551
Views: 1245653

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

For those who've gotten sick of seeing this, the inevitable mash-up of

Be Like Bill & xkcd:
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Alt: Or not. He has a lot going on, you know.
by pkcommando
Wed Jan 27, 2016 3:53 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8551
Views: 1245653

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

(This kind of thing is a frequent frustration of mine. Here I am, trying to enjoy the silence and the sounds of nature, and some human sound intrusion is ruining it. Could be a boom box, loud airplane, motorcycle, or just someone flapping their gums to hear their teeth rattle. Same with beautiful l...
by pkcommando
Wed Jan 13, 2016 1:36 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8551
Views: 1245653

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

1629:
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Alt: Sorry, I just get sick of talking about my job
every time I meet someone new.
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by pkcommando
Fri Jan 08, 2016 1:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8551
Views: 1245653

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

1626 & 1384:
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Alt: This is what happens when you don't teach them tic-tac-toe.
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also,
judgment_day1626sw2.png
Alt: "Weren't we meant to teach them the secret to peace & harmony?"
"Trust me, it's better this way."
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by pkcommando
Tue Jan 05, 2016 3:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8551
Views: 1245653

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Can't remember if anyone did this last time.

1625:
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Alt: Within a few years, our roads will be full of self driving
cars and our skies full of Amazon delivery drones.
by pkcommando
Thu Dec 31, 2015 1:36 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Creationists twist themselves into a knot
Replies: 11
Views: 3873

Re: Creationists twist themselves into a knot

Lazar wrote:baramin was a baritone theremin.

????
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by pkcommando
Mon Dec 28, 2015 8:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1622: "Henge"
Replies: 28
Views: 5103

Re: 1622: "Henge"

It'll just burn through the bag. Don't be silly; it's dark inside that bag. The sun doesn't shine when it's dark out, does it? Put the sun in, tie it shut, and Bob's your uncle. What about the net needed to get it into the bag? Wouldn't it still burn the net? Or is that solved by simply being reall...
by pkcommando
Thu Dec 24, 2015 12:01 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8551
Views: 1245653

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Could be worse, she could've turned it to porpoise.

Or none. :shock:
by pkcommando
Tue Dec 22, 2015 1:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1619: Watson Medical Algorithm
Replies: 55
Views: 9506

Re: 1619: Watson Medical Algorithm

In the Big Hero 6 sequel, Watson reprograms Baymax with this algorithm, hilarity ensues.
by pkcommando
Fri Dec 11, 2015 7:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8551
Views: 1245653

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

1615:
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Alt: "That is the widely held belief, right?"
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Alt: "I imagine he does." "Good for him."
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by pkcommando
Fri Dec 11, 2015 5:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1615: "Red Car"
Replies: 73
Views: 10263

Re: 1615: "Red Car"

HES wrote:I recently got rid of my car. So what does that say?

Stay away from sharp objects?
by pkcommando
Fri Dec 11, 2015 5:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1615: "Red Car"
Replies: 73
Views: 10263

Re: 1615: "Red Car"

thevicente wrote:I just realized a correlation between the facts that I drive a average-sized car and I have an average-sized penis.

I have a penis and have never owned car. Explain that with your precious logic!
by pkcommando
Fri Dec 11, 2015 4:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8551
Views: 1245653

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

It's so un-Beret-like.


I'm scared.
by pkcommando
Tue Dec 08, 2015 5:39 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8551
Views: 1245653

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Inspiration struck me again.

1613 & 1417:
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Alt: Really, we're living in #6, but you already knew that.
by pkcommando
Fri Dec 04, 2015 6:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8551
Views: 1245653

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

1610:
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Alt: I wish she wouldn't use that argument so often.
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by pkcommando
Thu Dec 03, 2015 6:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1611: "Baking Soda and Vinegar"
Replies: 43
Views: 7134

Re: 1611: "Baking Soda and Vinegar"

rmsgrey wrote:I've always had a soft spot for Prawn Cocktail

I've found Roast Chicken (Tayto's Brand) to be unsettlingly good.

It deserves a medal for being the tastiest thing that tastes nothing like what it's supposed to.
by pkcommando
Thu Dec 03, 2015 3:05 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Two food combinations..
Replies: 7
Views: 2984

Re: Two food combinations..

I once had black current jello and chocolate ice cream given to me as dessert. Verdict, not inedible. Texture-wise I might question that, but - if done right - the flavors are already compatible. Not having had black currant jello, I can't say how close they get the taste. My own: Growing up I had ...
by pkcommando
Wed Dec 02, 2015 12:50 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 13714
Views: 1659576

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

Angua wrote:

Dude, it's in Manchester. I know England is a lot smaller than Canada, but we do have other cities than London!

Doctor Who says otherwise.
by pkcommando
Fri Nov 20, 2015 3:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1606: "Five-Day Forecast"
Replies: 115
Views: 14904

Re: 1606: "Five-Day Forecast"

Is anyone else wondering if each day this comic will show a different 5-day forecast?

And, if it wasn't in your head before, enjoy the wait until tomorrow...
by pkcommando
Fri Nov 13, 2015 6:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8551
Views: 1245653

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

1603:
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Alt: "Also, this isn't the flAshlight." "I said 'shut up' alright?"
by pkcommando
Fri Nov 13, 2015 12:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1603: "Flashlights"
Replies: 64
Views: 12770

Re: 1603: "Flashlights"

One of my cousins back in the 90s had a 1 million candlepower spotlight that he plugged into his car's cigarette lighter. His car was also very quiet, so he loved waiting until he knew we'd all be at one end of the house in the living room w/ the lights in the kitchen/dining room out then he'd pull ...
by pkcommando
Mon Nov 02, 2015 1:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1598: "Salvage"
Replies: 103
Views: 10900

Re: 1598: "Salvage"

Flumble wrote:So, if my phone is broken in two, I can just soak it and put it in rice?

Tell your phone to just walk it off.
by pkcommando
Mon Nov 02, 2015 1:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1598: "Salvage"
Replies: 103
Views: 10900

Re: 1598: "Salvage"

Whizbang wrote:Well, no wonder that technique has never worked in my experience.

What about those "Do not eat" packets? Those are supposed to be super absorbent, right?

Don't bother, they make terrible rice pilaf.
by pkcommando
Tue Oct 27, 2015 7:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I have one OnePlus 2 invite!
Replies: 12
Views: 4878

Re: I've got OnePlus 2 invites!

wait wait wait.... you have to be invited to be able to buy one of their phones? Wtf? Just hop in your time machine and go back to October 12, when - apparently - 4 time zones got a 1 hour window to avoid the invite. On October 12, OnePlus opened up sales to anyone, invite-free, for one hour in fou...
by pkcommando
Fri Oct 23, 2015 11:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1594: "Human Subjects"
Replies: 33
Views: 4638

Re: 1594: "Human Subjects"

doctorray wrote:Need a thread for the Bill Gates blog comic.

Anyone else try for an alt text, and then was disappointed?

Yeah :(
by pkcommando
Fri Oct 23, 2015 11:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1594: "Human Subjects"
Replies: 33
Views: 4638

Re: 1594: "Human Subjects"

In all fairness to panel 3, how do we know the participants weren't already familiar w/ the Prisoner's Dilemma and were simply trying to speed things along?

If anything, we should commend that 80% for their commitment to efficiency.
by pkcommando
Wed Oct 14, 2015 12:33 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Your last and next concert?
Replies: 436
Views: 148128

Re: Your last and next concert?

Last was Collective Soul a week ago in Raleigh, NC. Next will be Anna Nalick when she comes to Boston next month.
by pkcommando
Tue Oct 06, 2015 2:19 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8551
Views: 1245653

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

A long-overdue one, 1190:
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Alt: You can stop waiting for it now.
by pkcommando
Fri Sep 04, 2015 1:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1572: "xkcd Survey"
Replies: 363
Views: 84845

Re: 1572: "xkcd Survey"

I've always seen the internet as being in a fluffy cloud place like Care-a-lot. Notice that as the internet rose, Care Bears disappeared. Clearly they were evicted to make way for internet construction.
by pkcommando
Thu Sep 03, 2015 7:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1571: "Car Model Names"
Replies: 62
Views: 10123

Re: 1571: "Car Model Names"

"Car" scores 0.7, so calling a car "Car" could be a hit! Why nobody though about that? "Mazda car" gives 0.93!! Well, Ford went for the infinitely stupid " Ka " (which is naturally pronounced the same as "car" by the rhotically challenged amongst us...
by pkcommando
Wed Sep 02, 2015 12:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1572: "xkcd Survey"
Replies: 363
Views: 84845

Re: 1572: "xkcd Survey"

Angua wrote:I had trouble spelling my frequently misspelled word....

It's occasionally.

Still can't spell it in this post :P

That was mine, too. And, yeah, I also misspelled it on the survey. :(
by pkcommando
Wed Sep 02, 2015 12:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1572: "xkcd Survey"
Replies: 363
Views: 84845

Re: 1572: "xkcd Survey"

4 is obviously the best number:
Image
I rest my case.


Plus there's 4 letters in xkcd ---- wait, Randall Munroe is really Tom Baker? :shock: It all fits!
by pkcommando
Tue Sep 01, 2015 11:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1571: "Car Model Names"
Replies: 62
Views: 10123

Re: 1571: "Car Model Names"

OK, I waited 24 hours but no one built it, so here's a page where you can check words to your heart's content! xkcd car model name score checker app thing . As I suspected, the C0xx (8.47) would be a potential hit. Oddly, so would SUXX (4.97). "Come on down and buy the new 2016 Subaru Suxx!&qu...
by pkcommando
Fri Aug 28, 2015 5:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1567: "Kitchen Tips"
Replies: 175
Views: 18263

Re: 1567: "Kitchen Tips"

da Doctah wrote:I won't eat bell peppers, or anything that's come in contact with them. What's the name for that?

Good sense. Trufax!
by pkcommando
Fri Aug 28, 2015 2:40 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8551
Views: 1245653

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

1569 & 562:
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Alt: Beret Guy's normal personality isn't some clever act to throw people off, he just really liked his 'tree'.
by pkcommando
Tue Aug 25, 2015 3:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8551
Views: 1245653

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

I'm too lazy to go browsing and see if anyone already did this one. I'll be disappointed if I'm the first.

1132:
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Alt: I do question the wisdom of
making this device, because by
the time you tell anybody...

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