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by Ferahgo
Wed Sep 05, 2012 6:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1104: "Feathers"
Replies: 50
Views: 20527

Re: 1104: "Feathers"

Here's my illustration of the Fowler 2011 study, if anyone's interested:

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by Ferahgo
Mon Mar 28, 2011 8:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0878: "Model Rail"
Replies: 98
Views: 32740

Re: 0878: "Model Rail"

I'm guessing that by the end of the day, this will have changed dramatically. http://stats.grok.se/en/201103/H0_scale I love using the Wikipedia article traffic statistics page as an imperfect surrogate for popularity of various internet phenomena, combined with which things the general public tends...
by Ferahgo
Fri Nov 26, 2010 6:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0826: "Guest Week: Zach Weiner (SMBC)"
Replies: 91
Views: 28625

Re: 0826: "Guest Week: Zach Weiner (SMBC)"

Did anyone else picture the mentioned dad as obviously being Calvin's? http://img.phombo.com/img1/photocombo/63/sunsets.jpg, for example. When I thought of misleading dads, I thought of Calvin's dad. This was a clever comic in terms of execution. A nice change up from the norm. Many clever bits. -r...
by Ferahgo
Wed Aug 25, 2010 1:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0784: "Falling Asleep"
Replies: 96
Views: 29112

Re: Falling Asleep discussion (784)

Mazuku wrote:There is no spooning.


It's comments like this that make me love this forum.
by Ferahgo
Sun Jul 11, 2010 3:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0764: "One Two"
Replies: 348
Views: 73927

Re: "One Two" Discussion

I was kind of undecided about whether I thought this comic is funny or not, but after seeing SirMustapha's post I have concluded that it is.
by Ferahgo
Thu Mar 18, 2010 2:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0715: "Numbers"
Replies: 185
Views: 52611

Re: Numbers

CorruptUser wrote:the highest being Black African


Do you have a source for this? I'm pretty sure it's incorrect.
by Ferahgo
Sun Jan 31, 2010 8:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0695: "Spirit"
Replies: 337
Views: 222048

Re: "Spirit" Discussion

These edited versions rule.
by Ferahgo
Fri Jan 29, 2010 10:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0695: "Spirit"
Replies: 337
Views: 222048

Re: "Spirit" Discussion

Wow, this thread got long quickly.

Cute comic, though depressing.
by Ferahgo
Sat Jan 16, 2010 12:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0689: "First Design"
Replies: 141
Views: 52261

Re: "First Design" Discussion

I love how many FIRSTers came here just to post about this comic. XKCD really brings people out of the woodwork. :)
by Ferahgo
Mon Dec 28, 2009 7:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0681: "Gravity Wells"
Replies: 205
Views: 57203

Re: "Gravity Wells" Discussion

sje46 wrote:The things making noise on Titan...is that a Vonnegut reference?


That was my thought also. If it is, then well done, as that's one of my favorite books ever.
by Ferahgo
Fri Dec 25, 2009 6:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0680: "December 25th"
Replies: 148
Views: 25576

Re: "December 25th" Discussion

almafuerte wrote:Anyway, even if there were any evidence, it would still be retarded.


Really now?
by Ferahgo
Fri Dec 04, 2009 9:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0671: "Stephen and Me"
Replies: 84
Views: 16736

Re: "Stephen and Me" Discussion

Volvo doesn't sound that much like vulva... well, it has a difference of two vowels...

The word "subpoenas" on the other hand makes me giggle inappropriately every time.
by Ferahgo
Wed Nov 25, 2009 6:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0667: "SkiFree"
Replies: 160
Views: 48296

Re: "SkiFree" Discussion

This comic blew my goddamn mind because I never knew about this trick and I was obsessed with this game back in the Best of Entertainment days.
by Ferahgo
Tue Nov 24, 2009 9:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0666: "Silent Hammer"
Replies: 113
Views: 26666

Re: "Silent Hammer" Discussion

Dexter definitely needs to look into getting a silent hammer.
by Ferahgo
Mon Nov 02, 2009 8:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0657: "Movie Narrative Charts"
Replies: 337
Views: 151695

Re: "Movie Narrative Charts" Discussion

Oh man, this one was truly epic. I wasn't even expecting a joke, so that was an added bonus.

I really hope this comes out in poster form at some point.
by Ferahgo
Sat Jul 18, 2009 7:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0611: "Disaster Voyeurism"
Replies: 105
Views: 29384

Re: "Disaster Voyeurism" Discussion

I don't consciously wish for people to die or anything, but I often find it... entertaining, anyway... when the weather screws up the natural schedule of things for me. I kind of enjoy being thrown for a loop by mother nature now and then, it keeps life a little interesting if nothing else. Reminds ...
by Ferahgo
Wed Jul 15, 2009 9:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0610: "Sheeple"
Replies: 511
Views: 99599

Re: "Sheeple" Discussion

I think that evolution and genetics has a lot of influence over behavior.
by Ferahgo
Fri May 15, 2009 4:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0584: "Unsatisfied"
Replies: 145
Views: 36924

Re: "Unsatisfied" Discussion

I found this comic incomprehensibly depressing. Is this something that everyone does? I don't. Oh, please, like women don't do that too. But oh right, women don't cheat of their own volition, they do it because the guy they were with did/didn't X for them, so it's alright. I love to hate double stan...
by Ferahgo
Fri Jan 02, 2009 7:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0525: "I Know You're Listening"
Replies: 201
Views: 31446

Re: "I Know You're Listening" Discussion

I used to do this all the time. xD
by Ferahgo
Sun Dec 21, 2008 1:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0519: "11th Grade"
Replies: 204
Views: 45673

Re: "11th Grade" Discussion

Hmm... I didn't catch the alt-text-as-school-shooting-reference thing. I dunno, maybe the creepy kid in homeroom sometimes just has something interesting to say? You never know. :D
by Ferahgo
Fri Nov 28, 2008 7:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0510: "Egg Drop Failure"
Replies: 124
Views: 52300

Re: "Egg Drop Failure" Discussion

Cardboard? Soup plates? Twinkies? :o

I only got to use toothpicks and glue for my egg drop. :(
by Ferahgo
Fri Nov 28, 2008 8:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0510: "Egg Drop Failure"
Replies: 124
Views: 52300

Re: "Egg Drop Failure" Discussion

My egg drop was in fifth grade... mine failed miserably also, though not for as entertaining a reason.
by Ferahgo
Mon Oct 27, 2008 11:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0494: "Secretary: Part 1"
Replies: 104
Views: 19808

Re: "Secretary: Part 1"

Haha. I'm sure Black Hat Guy is just the chap to straighten this shit out.
by Ferahgo
Tue Oct 07, 2008 1:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0485: "Depth"
Replies: 145
Views: 33361

Re: "Depth" Discussion

I love these kinds of comics, especially when I get most of the jokes. :P

I demand MOAR.
by Ferahgo
Fri Oct 03, 2008 8:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0484: "Flash games"
Replies: 137
Views: 30707

Re: "Flash games" Discussion

This is another comic where I can very much relate:

Spore came out the same day I discovered this game. I had been looking forward to Spore for literally three years. And yet... I wasn't able to concentrate on it at all until I had beaten Dino Run and gotten all the eggs and upgrades.

I fail.
by Ferahgo
Thu Oct 02, 2008 9:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0483: "Fiction Rule of Thumb"
Replies: 305
Views: 65263

Re: "Fiction Rule of Thumb" Discussion

Most of my favorite science fiction or fantasy novels have lots of made-up words. :( A Clockwork Orange, 1984, OSC's various series, Watership Down, Dune series, Hitchhiker's Guide... all rank among my tops in literature. Then again, never read Paolini and don't especially plan on it. But most of th...
by Ferahgo
Mon Sep 29, 2008 10:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0482: "Height"
Replies: 271
Views: 74671

Re: "Height" Discussion

Must have a poster of this! It is epic.
by Ferahgo
Sat Sep 27, 2008 11:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0401: "Large Hadron Collider"
Replies: 215
Views: 65596

Re: "Large Hadron Collider" Discussion

I really didn't even know that this forum had trolls.

Lol.
by Ferahgo
Fri Sep 26, 2008 5:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0481: "Listen to Yourself"
Replies: 173
Views: 36875

Re: "Listen to Yourself" Discussion

This is quite possibly the best idea I've seen on XKCD yet. :|
by Ferahgo
Wed Sep 24, 2008 10:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0480: "Spore"
Replies: 165
Views: 27908

Re: "Spore" Discussion

I've been looking forward to Spore for over three years and am deeply disappointed by it now that it's out. I've had an amazing idea for an evolution simulator-type game since I was pretty young and I was expecting Spore to be the fulfillment of that idea. It fell incredibly short, but I guess this ...
by Ferahgo
Mon Sep 22, 2008 5:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0479: "Tones"
Replies: 239
Views: 41018

Re: "Tones" Discussion

Pfft, ringing. My ringtone is the original Super Mario Bros theme. That's so much cooler than ringing. :lol:
by Ferahgo
Mon Sep 22, 2008 2:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0478: "The Staple Madness"
Replies: 122
Views: 29124

Re: The Staple Madness

I have a staple hammer! Indeed, the desire to misuse and abuse it is strong indeed.
by Ferahgo
Thu Sep 18, 2008 6:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0477: "Typewriter"
Replies: 86
Views: 15654

Re: "Typewriter" Discussion

I actually first learned how to type on a typewriter, and I'm only 21. I must have been in second grade or so. :P
by Ferahgo
Sun Sep 14, 2008 3:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0474: "Turn-On"
Replies: 178
Views: 35194

Re: "Turn-On" Discussion

Awesome. I haven't significantly been into physics since high school, but I still got the quark reference right off the bat. Go me.
by Ferahgo
Fri Sep 05, 2008 10:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0472: "House of Pancakes"
Replies: 185
Views: 43491

Re: "House of Pancakes" Discussion

I read House of Leaves when I was in high school, and really liked it, but it had been so long that I really had no idea what this comic was referencing at first. And I did not see the extra title text until it was pointed out here (I guess I just never look at that part of the comic page). I was th...
by Ferahgo
Mon Jul 21, 2008 5:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0452: "Mission"
Replies: 88
Views: 19079

Re: "Mission" Discussion

Not terribly impressed by this one... though mostly I just wonder whether there's some joke or reference that I missed.
by Ferahgo
Fri Jul 18, 2008 10:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0451: "Impostor"
Replies: 381
Views: 121413

Re: "Impostor" Discussion

I always love it when XKCD makes fun of English majors. :p
by Ferahgo
Sun Jul 13, 2008 3:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0448: "Good Morning"
Replies: 119
Views: 21241

Re: "Good Morning" discussion

This comic describes me and my boyfriend perfectly... I just woke up around an hour ago (11 p.m. EST) and he's still in bed. I guess I'm currently running on Moscow time, or thereabouts.
by Ferahgo
Tue Jul 01, 2008 11:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0443: "Know Your Vines"
Replies: 167
Views: 31932

Re: "Know Your Vines" Discussion

Nukewaste wrote:Re: ethernet cable bondage


This idea is mildly arousing.
by Ferahgo
Sat Jun 28, 2008 12:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0442: "xkcd Loves the Discovery Channel"
Replies: 372
Views: 89448

Re: "xkcd Loves the Discovery Channel" discussion

I love all the XKCD comments in the YouTube vid. Awesomesauce.

Also, Mike Rowe has a surprisingly impressive singing voice.

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