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by motiz88
Fri Jun 12, 2015 12:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1537: "Types"
Replies: 55
Views: 15272

Re: 1537: "Types"

Oh man, nerd sniped. I caught myself *this* close to coding a transpiler from this to JavaScript. Though I don't get all of the examples (shall we say "the spec"?) yet. Oddly enough (and re: @rdnetto), my first instinct upon seeing this comic was that it was about JavaScript. Or, come to t...
by motiz88
Mon Jul 15, 2013 4:51 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Is there a way to time-lock an actual, physical gift box?
Replies: 12
Views: 5469

Re: Is there a way to time-lock an actual, physical gift box

Yeah, I underestimated the airport security thing, and I see now that it rules out more ideas than just the ticking-and-counting-down, PCB-with-wires-poking-out variety. Thanks for helping me think about it! FWIW, I'm now thinking of a time-locked greeting card: folded shut and with a tiny combinati...
by motiz88
Mon Jul 15, 2013 1:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Is there a way to time-lock an actual, physical gift box?
Replies: 12
Views: 5469

Is there a way to time-lock an actual, physical gift box?

Hi everyone. Posting this here in the hopes of catching the attention of like-minded people with better ideas than mine. This is mostly for the fun of obsessing over a slightly crazy idea. :D Suppose I want to give someone a birthday gift, but they will be on another continent by then and for a whil...
by motiz88
Wed Apr 10, 2013 5:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1197: "All Adobe Updates"
Replies: 86
Views: 26554

Re: "All Adobe Updates"

Yo dawg... etc.
by motiz88
Fri Dec 07, 2012 11:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1144: Tags
Replies: 100
Views: 41729

Re: 1144: Tags

There's this lecture hall I know where the door is marked <EXIT>...
by motiz88
Mon Nov 19, 2012 6:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1136: "Broken Mirror"
Replies: 45
Views: 12084

Re: 1136: "Broken Mirror"

Shades of Terry Pratchett. This reminds me of the scene in Mort where Death goes gambling.
(Plus, maybe it's the all caps, but I'm finding it really easy to picture Death saying MY FATE IS AS THESE SHARDS in one of his gloomier moments)

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