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by Relsqui
Tue Mar 01, 2011 6:59 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8636
Views: 1544855

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Compass and Straightedge (866) friendly_straightedge.png I was hoping someone else would make this joke! I couldn't be bothered to draw it, but ... this is possibly the only major comic where the original joke DOESN'T work! Can't even construct an xkcd character friend with only a compass and strai...
by Relsqui
Tue Mar 01, 2011 5:54 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8636
Views: 1544855

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

chridd wrote:Compass and Straightedge (866)
friendly_straightedge.png


I was hoping someone else would make this joke! I couldn't be bothered to draw it, but ... this is possibly the only major comic where the original joke DOESN'T work!
by Relsqui
Tue Mar 01, 2011 4:04 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8636
Views: 1544855

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Hi guys, long time listener, first time caller.

Image

Printing, lettering, and scanning seemed like a good idea until I remembered how hard it is to get a clean scan of black line drawing.
by Relsqui
Mon Oct 25, 2010 5:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0810: "Constructive"
Replies: 130
Views: 41266

Re: 0810: Constructive

LSN wrote:Starting to feel like classic XKCD (from what I gather since I wasn't here until relatively recently). I like it.


All the old ones are still online, you know. You can form your opinion about whether the old ones are better or whether this is like them. :P
by Relsqui
Wed Oct 13, 2010 8:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0805: "Paradise City"
Replies: 144
Views: 37277

Re: 0805: Paradise City

chridd wrote:(assuming that the intent is to imitate notes found in actual music without any flipping or rotation).


I think the notes are just spewing out in all directions.
by Relsqui
Wed Sep 08, 2010 6:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0790: "Control"
Replies: 57
Views: 14228

Re: "Control" discussion (#790)

Workaphobia wrote:Eh, this seems implausible to me. Why isn't the experiment double-blind?


Even if the experiment IS double blind, I can imagine the researchers being startled that any of the subjects are responding that way at all. :P
by Relsqui
Wed Sep 08, 2010 6:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0790: "Control"
Replies: 57
Views: 14228

Re: "Control" discussion (#790)

Megan is the one with short hair. When was that established? I honestly want to know if I'm forgetting a strip where that was indicated, or if I'm just declining to accept a mass assumption by some fans (which I'm okay with). And yes, the girl on LSD in today's comic could easily be Megan. Certainl...
by Relsqui
Wed Sep 08, 2010 5:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0790: "Control"
Replies: 57
Views: 14228

Re: "Control" discussion (#790)

Is that Megan? How would you tell the difference between any xkcd character with shoulder-length dark hair and any other? Never mind whether you can tell what the person's name is (and I don't recall any character we ever see in the strip being identified as "Megan")--the only character o...
by Relsqui
Sun Jun 27, 2010 5:34 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: OFFICIAL! MEETUP: San Francisco, CA - June 26, 2010
Replies: 72
Views: 22174

Re: OFFICIAL! MEETUP: San Francisco, CA - June 26, 2010

I saw someone in a trenchcoat that may have been Aaron Diaz of Dresden Codak? Correct me if I'm wrong. I think you're incorrect--he and Randall have met before, and he didn't come up and say hi. Also, if you mean the guy with the goggles and the epic beard and ponytail, I know who he was (but he'd ...
by Relsqui
Fri Jun 25, 2010 9:16 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: OFFICIAL! MEETUP: San Francisco, CA - June 26, 2010
Replies: 72
Views: 22174

Re: OFFICIAL(?) MEETUP: San Francisco, CA - June 26, 2010

Hey, I'm totally one of those IRC people who never hangs out on the forum, but I'll be there. Can I get in on the baked goods anyway? <3
by Relsqui
Mon May 31, 2010 5:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0747: "Geeks and Nerds"
Replies: 130
Views: 29635

Re: "Geeks and Nerds" Discussion

This Thread: Proving Randall's point since 2010.
by Relsqui
Sun Jan 06, 2008 6:33 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Los Angeles Meetup 01/04-01/06 - NOW WITH HOTEL INFO
Replies: 20
Views: 3695

Re: Los Angeles Meetup 01/04-01/06 - NOW WITH HOTEL INFO

Sorry to have missed you, Fractal--if you're free tomorrow, there's talk of museum-ing during the day. Send me a message with contact info if that's feasible and you're interested.
by Relsqui
Fri Jan 04, 2008 6:22 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Los Angeles Meetup 01/04-01/06 - NOW WITH HOTEL INFO
Replies: 20
Views: 3695

Re: Los Angeles Meetup 01/04-01/06 - NOW WITH HOTEL INFO

What? Of course! We've been anticipating this for months, we're not gonna give up a weekend trip 'cause of rain. We just won't spend quite as much of it outside. Crappy 80s music sounds awesome. The northern California contingent will be arriving late tonight and probably eating then crashing, but t...
by Relsqui
Thu Jan 03, 2008 9:01 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Los Angeles Meetup 01/04-01/06 - NOW WITH HOTEL INFO
Replies: 20
Views: 3695

Re: Los Angeles Meetup 01/04-01/06 - NOW WITH HOTEL INFO

Ack, I'm more worried about kites! We'll play it by ear, I guess.

If you haven't made your hotel reservation yet (*cough*) make sure to call the hotel's local number; the national line doesn't know about the group rate.
by Relsqui
Tue Dec 11, 2007 5:42 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Los Angeles Meetup 01/04-01/06 - NOW WITH HOTEL INFO
Replies: 20
Views: 3695

Re: Los Angeles Meetup is Happening: January 4-6, 2008

Gordon wrote:Stickied


Thanks Gordon!
by Relsqui
Mon Dec 03, 2007 5:25 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Los Angeles Meetup 01/04-01/06 - NOW WITH HOTEL INFO
Replies: 20
Views: 3695

Re: Los Angeles Meetup is Happening: January 4-6, 2008

FractalNinja wrote:THANK YOU LORD!!! My b_Day is January 5th!!! I LOVE you people! I had absolutely nothing planned yet! And now I know who I'm taking with me! This solves all of my problems!!!

Oh, if you haven't figured it out, I'm in the area.


Great! :D I'll see you in January.
by Relsqui
Thu Nov 29, 2007 7:54 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: hmm, kind of a crazy idea but..san diego?
Replies: 12
Views: 3844

Re: hmm, kind of a crazy idea but..san diego?

Hey guys, it's not San Diego, but there's an LA meet on January 4-6:

viewtopic.php?f=16&t=15572

... and I thought it'd be of interest to folks in this thread. :)
by Relsqui
Thu Nov 29, 2007 7:52 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: SF Bay Area?
Replies: 120
Views: 12811

Re: SF Bay Area?

Hullo! Pardon me for interrupting, but those of you who don't mind a bit of a drive might be interested in the meetup in Los Angeles on January 4-6: http://forums.xkcd.com/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=15572 One van and probably at least one car of overflow are going to be driving down from the San Jose ...
by Relsqui
Thu Nov 29, 2007 7:45 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: Los Angeles Meetup 01/04-01/06 - NOW WITH HOTEL INFO
Replies: 20
Views: 3695

Los Angeles Meetup 01/04-01/06 - NOW WITH HOTEL INFO

Hello you strange forum people, After much discussion and bouncing around, #xkcd settled on January 4-6 for its southern California meet. Seeing as we are all xkcd fans here (and spared the trouble of trying to coordinate with the hordes of you), I'd like to extend an invitation to forum folk as wel...
by Relsqui
Wed Sep 26, 2007 6:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0321: "Thighs"
Replies: 192
Views: 33866

quintopia wrote:Who's April?


Someone from IRC, actually.
by Relsqui
Wed Sep 26, 2007 6:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0321: "Thighs"
Replies: 192
Views: 33866

Dear Confused Forum People,

That sound you hear is everyone in #xkcd laughing. :D Not, like, at you, but . . . towards you.

Love,
IRC
by Relsqui
Fri May 11, 2007 4:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0260: "The Glass Necklace"
Replies: 179
Views: 74508

Well, sand + heat DOES = glass. More or less. This is just an exceptionally roundabout and awesome way of going about it.

If xkcd has as much time on his hands as his characters do, he's gonna make some geek girl really happy. 8)
by Relsqui
Mon May 07, 2007 4:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0258: "Conspiracy Theories"
Replies: 272
Views: 74225

Y'know . . . there are people who believe that what the government says must be a lie, and see conspiracies around every corner. And there are people who believe that those people are nutcases, and the simplest possibility is the correct one. (Mr. Ockham comes to mind.) And then there are the rare m...
by Relsqui
Wed Apr 04, 2007 5:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0244: "Tabletop Roleplaying"
Replies: 212
Views: 44770

It ends in tragedy when the real players are unable to defeat the hit men who you hired to break into your house. Hahahaha. Keep in mind, guys, that your twice-recursed characters need to be playing their characters IN CHARACTER. They can't just do what the unrecursed (real) player wants them to do...
by Relsqui
Tue Jan 30, 2007 12:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0152: "Hamster Ball"
Replies: 28
Views: 14778

Screencap from Second Life : http://www.chiliahedron.com/pictures/created/hamsterball-small.png (Click for full res.) That would be Relsqui Pascale (i.e. me) in a hollowed-out plastic sphere with a bumpy texture and some transparency applied. I didn't think it was going to work--the physics model in...
by Relsqui
Mon Jan 22, 2007 10:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0213: "Ghostbusters Marathon"
Replies: 18
Views: 10084

Typo? What typo?

/me waves her hand in front of the screen.

This is not the alt tag you are looking for.
by Relsqui
Wed Jan 10, 2007 6:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0208: "Regular Expressions"
Replies: 60
Views: 20130

That's awesome.

I would totally wear a "Stand back. I know regular expressions" shirt.
by Relsqui
Fri Jan 05, 2007 6:42 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: 3 letters in a word
Replies: 1795
Views: 250584

manxome, if you consider that to count.

in which case: ufa
by Relsqui
Mon Dec 25, 2006 7:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0201: "Christmas GPS"
Replies: 64
Views: 14283

Eschatokyrios wrote:I like the beat panel, with the little floating heart. It's cute :D


Yeah--it's like the heart in Grownups, and I agree with both of them.
by Relsqui
Mon Dec 25, 2006 6:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0201: "Christmas GPS"
Replies: 64
Views: 14283

Conveniently, my and my fianc&acute;'s spot is just off the route we'll be taking when we drive down to visit his family during vacation. Clearly, we'll have to stop! :)
by Relsqui
Thu Dec 14, 2006 2:50 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Site-inspired Art
Replies: 22
Views: 12781

william wrote:Dear holy crap, that comic strip is good!


I'm very glad you found it worth a read. 8)
by Relsqui
Wed Dec 13, 2006 8:29 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Oh Look, Another Comic Being Plugged (a post in blank verse)
Replies: 0
Views: 2911

Oh Look, Another Comic Being Plugged (a post in blank verse)

Oh look, another comic being plugged. You'd think we'd have enough of them by now. A forum full of geeks, but artists too? That hardly fits our social pigeonhole! Ah, yes, but we are geeks, and that's the point So screw the pigeons (they're just rats with wings-- Which isn't to speak special ill of ...
by Relsqui
Wed Dec 13, 2006 7:33 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Shameless self promotion
Replies: 3
Views: 3997

Oh, I like this a lot. 8) Get RSS so I don't have to remember to go find it--please? :)
by Relsqui
Wed Dec 13, 2006 7:26 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Site-inspired Art
Replies: 22
Views: 12781

I wish I'd found this thread before today, but as it is I'll have to join it late. I hope that you'll permit me now to say a line or two or three that I create. We've gathered to enjoy xkcd? In that I'll happily participate! I came in roughly here ; it's fun to see the ref'rences to strips prolifera...
by Relsqui
Wed Dec 13, 2006 7:00 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Apparently I have a semi-working website?
Replies: 5
Views: 4053

Y'know, I don't usually, but I enjoy the freefloating style of the imagey bits around the sides of that page. Neato!
by Relsqui
Wed Dec 13, 2006 6:58 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Eww, sketches
Replies: 5
Views: 4143

You might want to talk to the fellow who goes by root in #xkcd. He runs http://b.armory.com, which provides, among other things, free webhosting to people who can find their way around a command line (or are willing to learn).
by Relsqui
Wed Dec 13, 2006 6:55 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: My webcomic idea(samples included) EDIT: Add'd webpage.
Replies: 12
Views: 5728

I approve of this. I also like the name "Erlyest" and how it is derived.

You should have RSS, though, because I am never going to remember to read it. :)
by Relsqui
Wed Dec 13, 2006 6:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0195: "Map of the Internet"
Replies: 160
Views: 46100

The Armory, referred to above, is actually on 192 - their webserver is 192.122.209.28. Only networks beginning 192.168 are private - 192.anythingelse is a perfectly good public IP. Maybe it does include all the coolest people in the world, who can tell? :) Well that's interesting--a ping does indee...
by Relsqui
Wed Dec 13, 2006 6:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0196: "Command Line Fu"
Replies: 68
Views: 27161

Verysillyman wrote: the girl is apparently already naked when they're just watching a movie?


They're not watching a movie, they're watching "videos." There are definitely videos which are best watched naked with an intimate and likeminded geek, ifyaknowwhatimean.
by Relsqui
Mon Dec 11, 2006 7:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0195: "Map of the Internet"
Replies: 160
Views: 46100

The Armory is in 192 also--it actually lives on a fairly large chunk of it for a private residence.

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