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by pkcommando
Wed Jun 28, 2017 7:01 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8563
Views: 1285233

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: 4015
Views: 615992

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: 4015
Views: 615992

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: 4439

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: 19
Views: 2401

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: 28
Views: 2118

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: 1478

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: 2005

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: 8563
Views: 1285233

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Alright, one more.

1763:
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by pkcommando
Tue Jun 06, 2017 3:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8563
Views: 1285233

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: 8563
Views: 1285233

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: 8563
Views: 1285233

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: 6947

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: 8563
Views: 1285233

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: 8563
Views: 1285233

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: 8563
Views: 1285233

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: 8563
Views: 1285233

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

1629:
tools1629sw.png
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: 8563
Views: 1285233

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: 8563
Views: 1285233

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: 4052

Re: Creationists twist themselves into a knot

Lazar wrote:baramin was a baritone theremin.

????
Image
by pkcommando
Mon Dec 28, 2015 8:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1622: "Henge"
Replies: 28
Views: 5377

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: 8563
Views: 1285233

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: 10018

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: 8563
Views: 1285233

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: 10836

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: 10836

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: 8563
Views: 1285233

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: 8563
Views: 1285233

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: 8563
Views: 1285233

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: 7609

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: 3271

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: 13753
Views: 1717181

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: 15713

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: 8563
Views: 1285233

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: 13474

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: 11362

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: 11362

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: 4971

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: 4898

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: 4898

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.

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