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by pkcommando
Mon Aug 14, 2017 5:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8589
Views: 1341246

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

I had to take a shot at this one, too.
1875:
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Alt: You'd never believe the number of times this has stopped Skynet.
by pkcommando
Fri Aug 11, 2017 7:06 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8589
Views: 1341246

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

1873:
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Alt: Well, what's your definition of "worse" then?
by pkcommando
Thu Aug 10, 2017 1:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1874: "Geologic faults"
Replies: 30
Views: 2295

Re:

About those faults in the potato-chip-bag category: What's up with the manufacturers of cereals, crackers, granola bars, and the like? It happens way too often that the seams are way too strong, that the bag breaks well before the seam comes unseamed. Macbeth unseamed Macdonwald from nave to chops....
by pkcommando
Wed Aug 09, 2017 3:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1874: "Geologic faults"
Replies: 30
Views: 2295

Re: 1874: "Geologic faults"

4/9 Geologic (and several variations not mentioned, depending on how simple or comprehensive you want to go). Also forgot the Your Fault. Or two Your Faults, exactly the same but mirrored. A genuine YourFault is rare; more often it's a misidentified NotMyFault Not to mention the frequent misidentif...
by pkcommando
Tue Aug 08, 2017 5:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1872: "Backup Batteries"
Replies: 27
Views: 1708

Re: 1872: "Backup Batteries"

pernishus wrote:
sfmans wrote:Are you thinking of this one?

https://xkcd.com/1373/


I don't think so. I feel like it was something about not being able to do stuff outside because of being stressed about his phone dying. Or maybe he was worrying about losing a wifi connection, or maybe I'm just crazy, haha!

1802?
by pkcommando
Tue Aug 08, 2017 12:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1872: "Backup Batteries"
Replies: 27
Views: 1708

Re: 1872: "Backup Batteries"

tl;dr: smartphones will become desktops if battery tech can't keep up. FTFY If only because it means we're well and properly on our way to this: https://qph.ec.quoracdn.net/main-qimg-2d6a824153c82d62702bfc0827e8c513-c Why not the TNG-era laptop-style desktops? BECAUSE! that's why. Not shown, commun...
by pkcommando
Fri Aug 04, 2017 5:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1872: "Backup Batteries"
Replies: 27
Views: 1708

Re: 1872: "Backup Batteries"

I bought another one and now keep two power banks in my main backpack, along with a plug-in charging cable. And then I went to an outdoor art festival one recent Saturday with a different backpack and ran into trouble when my phone started running low. No power banks on me, but I spotted a couple of...
by pkcommando
Tue Aug 01, 2017 6:15 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8589
Views: 1341246

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Had a bit of work doing this one and keeping it to the same size as the original
64:
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Alt: His later obsession with scones would really change him.
by pkcommando
Tue Aug 01, 2017 12:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1870: "Emoji Movie Reviews"
Replies: 53
Views: 3174

Re: 1870: "Emoji Movie Reviews"

It strikes me as odd that there are so many negative reviews. It implies quite a few people have paid money to see it. Well, except for the professional critics who get to see it for free. Also, it's not that unusual for movies to have free advance screenings for the general public as well. A quick...
by pkcommando
Fri Jul 28, 2017 7:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1869: "Positive and Negative Reviews"
Replies: 23
Views: 1818

Re: 1869: "Positive and Negative Reviews"

Flumble wrote:No product with "smart" in its name can be any good.

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by pkcommando
Thu Jul 27, 2017 12:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8589
Views: 1341246

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

1868:
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Alt: You can't see it, but Black Hat Guy is the pilot.
by pkcommando
Tue Jul 25, 2017 12:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1867: "Physics Confession"
Replies: 182
Views: 9144

Re: 1867: "Physics Confession"

Given the terrible, awful noise that MRIs make, I find it hard to imagine a cat possibly being happy while in one. You may as well ask a cat to be happy inside a vacuum cleaner. Maybe use a deaf cat? It's not the noise that bothers them, it's having to be put inside something. Anyone who's ever tri...
by pkcommando
Tue Jul 18, 2017 11:16 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Doctor Whom
Replies: 4894
Views: 541539

Re: Doctor Whom

femaledoctor.png Tons of people have been going absolutely ballistic over it. It's all part of the PC mad extremist feminazi brigade agenda that will doom us all, apparently. I would be very strongly inclined to believe that these "tons of people" are getting orders of magnitude more atte...
by pkcommando
Wed Jul 12, 2017 5:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Living in the Wild
Replies: 18
Views: 1229

Re: Living in the Wild

I saw a guy a few years back who tried to take on the Appalachian Trail with no hiking experience. According to his social media posts, here's all you'll need for success: -Pop-Tarts, lots and lots and lots of 'em -Strangers to sponge off of - aka: Trail Angels -Bring along a woman with lots of mone...
by pkcommando
Fri Jul 07, 2017 7:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1860: "Communicating"
Replies: 60
Views: 4546

Re: 1860: "Communicating"

Envelope Generator wrote:I gav a guy all my stuff in a similar incident once.

Talk like that about my mother one more time. I. dare. you.
by pkcommando
Wed Jun 28, 2017 7:01 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8589
Views: 1341246

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

I did this the other way around once, so...
1856 & Garfield:
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Alt: Still not the strangest teacher at our school.
by pkcommando
Mon Jun 26, 2017 1:00 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4076
Views: 647970

Re: Today I Made:

Not "cooking" but yesterday I beat the heat with a grown-up lemon/limeade slushie. I took my recipe for lemonade (1/2-cup sugar, 1-cup concentrated lemon juice, fill to 2 quarts with water) and instead went to 1.5-cups between the lemon juice and lime juices. I cut the sugar just a little ...
by pkcommando
Thu Jun 22, 2017 2:41 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4076
Views: 647970

Re: Today I Made:

Last night I made steamed cauliflower with asiago cheese and crumbled bacon. With a drizzle of Sriracha. So tasty!
by pkcommando
Wed Jun 21, 2017 3:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What is in your pockets / purse? Every Day Carry discussion
Replies: 30
Views: 5394

Re: What is in your pockets / purse? Every Day Carry discussion

At this time of the year: -Wallet -Keys -Phone -Transit Pass -Wristwatch -Music player/headphones -Also a backpack with: ----Phone/music player charging cable ----Power bank ----Lunch (on workdays, unless I need the cooler pack for errands) ----Current knitting project (alternatively: a book) ----Su...
by pkcommando
Wed Jun 21, 2017 12:40 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Supergirl
Replies: 34
Views: 3546

Re: Supergirl

The intro also doesn't exactly accurately describe the how's and whys of her outing herself as a Kryptonian. To Be Fair: "I was perfectly content with letting Awful Shit happen until someone I cared about was in danger," is... a little less than heroic. :lol: Me, I am going to default to ...
by pkcommando
Fri Jun 16, 2017 12:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1851: "Magnetohydrodynamics"
Replies: 30
Views: 3189

Re: 1851: Magnetohydrodynamics

cellocgw wrote:Fucking gravity: how does it work? :P

Quite well, really.
by pkcommando
Wed Jun 14, 2017 5:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1850: "Air Force Museum"
Replies: 14
Views: 2142

Re: 1850: "Air Force Museum"

"And you know how some museums get about you taking photos? You should've seen these guys!"

Edit: because I sometimes forget words....
by pkcommando
Wed Jun 07, 2017 7:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1847: "Dubious Study"
Replies: 28
Views: 2928

Re: 1847: "Dubious Study"

But the people behind the study all have degrees, issued by institutions!!
by pkcommando
Tue Jun 06, 2017 7:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8589
Views: 1341246

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Alright, one more.

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by pkcommando
Tue Jun 06, 2017 3:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8589
Views: 1341246

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Have been away for a while - long boring story about work computer firewalls.

Anyway, a SW to celebrate getting back to these boards.

1841:
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Alt: That was one awkward surprise party.
by pkcommando
Fri Jun 24, 2016 2:46 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8589
Views: 1341246

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: 8589
Views: 1341246

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: 7521

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: 8589
Views: 1341246

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: 8589
Views: 1341246

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: 8589
Views: 1341246

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: 8589
Views: 1341246

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: 8589
Views: 1341246

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,
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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: 8589
Views: 1341246

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: 4276

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: 5765

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: 8589
Views: 1341246

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: 10634

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: 8589
Views: 1341246

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: 11553

Re: 1615: "Red Car"

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

Stay away from sharp objects?

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