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by botanydave
Mon Nov 16, 2015 11:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1604: "Snakes"
Replies: 66
Views: 13925

Re: 1604: "Snakes"

The incantation I learned was Red on Black, friend of Jack, Red on Yellow, kills a fellow. The different structure kinda helps keep the lines separated. This is essentially how I learned it as well. "Red & Black, Friend of Jack; Red & Yellow, Harm a Fellow." Of course, while Red &...
by botanydave
Wed Aug 19, 2009 5:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0625: "Collections"
Replies: 137
Views: 35280

Re: "Collections" Discussion

I still use paper format for most of my books... Upgrading formats and new technology does bother me... Should I switch to digital... ever? Con: New technology may render library unreadable. Pro: Saves acres of cubic space. Con: Digital media would be rendered useless by EMP or prolonged power outag...
by botanydave
Fri Jun 20, 2008 4:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0439: "Thinking Ahead"
Replies: 164
Views: 29184

Re: "Thinking Ahead" Discussion

:shock: Y'know, sometimes it seems like this comic is reading my mind...

It just never occured to me that other nerds were also going through this, or that it would make good material for a comic strip. Go figure, eh?
by botanydave
Wed May 21, 2008 11:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0426: "Geohashing"
Replies: 224
Views: 40091

Re: "Geohashing" discussion

What Projection & Datum are used here?
I assume the datum is WGS84 (GPS standard). But depending on the map projection, I could be quite a ways away from the other xkcd fans standing about in a forest.

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