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by Storm
Fri Feb 03, 2012 5:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1012: "Wrong Superhero"
Replies: 119
Views: 42660

Re: 1012: "Wrong Superhero"

Those of you who volunteered to be injected with praying mantis DNA, I've got some good news and some bad news. Bad news is we're postponing those tests indefinitely. Good news is we've got a much better test for you: fighting an army of mantis men. Pick up a rifle and follow the yellow line. You'l...
by Storm
Wed Aug 17, 2011 4:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0939: "Arrow"
Replies: 87
Views: 22868

Re: 0939: "Arrow"

Context is so important here, but it made me laugh a lot! The generators need updating indeed!
by Storm
Wed Jun 23, 2010 4:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0757: "Toot"
Replies: 103
Views: 22635

Re: "Toot" discussion (#757)

Woot Black Hat Guy returns! With reference to the World Cup and everything!
by Storm
Wed Jun 16, 2010 3:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0754: "Dependencies"
Replies: 76
Views: 25199

Re: "Dependencies" discussion(#754)

Reminds me of a book I once read that had a guy in the index with the only page number being that page of the index. Wish I could remember the book... What was I doing reading the index in that much detail? I have no idea. House of Leaves perhaps? Sounds like something in that book. Good chuckle fr...
by Storm
Fri Jun 11, 2010 6:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0752: "Phobia"
Replies: 90
Views: 25462

Re: "Phobia" discussion (#752)

Clearly the worst outcome is the Snake Tornado and Flaming Aligator Hurricane blow through the Sentient Windfarm thereby powering them up.

Also.. red spider army.
by Storm
Fri Feb 05, 2010 5:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0698: "You Hang Up First"
Replies: 61
Views: 14744

Re: "You Hang Up First" Discussion

Get out of my head for a third time this week, I was discussing hanging up first thing today! Either way I seem to not need to worry about it these days if I'm on the phone for a lengthy enough period of time, I get a text or twitter message. On the iPhone they need to be closed .. before you can ha...
by Storm
Wed Feb 03, 2010 5:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0697: "Tensile vs. Shear Strength"
Replies: 136
Views: 37192

Re: "Tensile vs. Shear Strength" Discussion

Wow 2 for 2 Get out of my head Randall's this week. I was suggesting Space Elevators for a project my girlfriend was doing. :D
Puns are excellent, rhymes too.
by Storm
Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0696: "Strip Games"
Replies: 250
Views: 76273

Re: "Strip Games" Discussion

Get out of my head Randall .. we had a game of strip spin the bottle (in a pillow fort none the less) this weekend and were discussing the frequency of it vs other stripping games.
Plasma Man wrote:How about strip The Game?
I lost.
by Storm
Fri Jan 15, 2010 5:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0689: "First Design"
Replies: 141
Views: 51471

Re: "First Design" Discussion

Hahah great comics this week :) and a fantastic one for my birthday! Thanks Randall!
I really like the thinking outside the box idea. Lets just hope it does short the other robot!
by Storm
Fri Dec 25, 2009 5:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0680: "December 25th"
Replies: 148
Views: 24763

Re: "December 25th" Discussion

I'm pretty sure this one was created first, I've had this discussion with many friends... I'm on Jan 15th and I STILL sometimes got shafted with a single gift while normally bigger, most people got 2 the same size o well. :P

Title Text was win. (He said title text!)
by Storm
Fri Dec 18, 2009 5:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0677: "Asshole"
Replies: 84
Views: 21010

Re: "Asshole" Discussion

Title text was so funny in this comic if you read xkcd regularly! Imagine that though :P
by Storm
Wed Nov 25, 2009 7:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0207: "What xkcd Means"
Replies: 482
Views: 72289

Re: Re:

captain2obvious wrote:
Tractor wrote:...xkcd means outwitting the abominable snowman in skifree....

xkcd means predicting a comic 2 1/2 years away
xkcd means remembering or finding a comment that happened two years previous just so you can quote it. impressive indeed.
by Storm
Fri Nov 20, 2009 7:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0665: "Prudence"
Replies: 123
Views: 36718

Re: "Prudence" Discussion

gmalivuk wrote:
McHell wrote:This approach would have mercifully spared us from most of "the house of leaves."

I'm pretty sure you misspelled house...
Thank you for that. I don't think the house would have worked so nicely that way.
by Storm
Mon Nov 02, 2009 5:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0657: "Movie Narrative Charts"
Replies: 337
Views: 148301

Re: "Movie Narrative Charts" Discussion

This was amazing - simply for the LotR Graph! I haven't seen Primer so I can't judge looks interesting.
by Storm
Mon Oct 26, 2009 4:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0654: "Nachos"
Replies: 96
Views: 25797

Re: "Nachos" Discussion

This comic made me hungry
the layout made me scared.
Win all round though!
by Storm
Wed Sep 23, 2009 4:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0640: "Tornado Hunter"
Replies: 91
Views: 21299

Re: "Tornado Hunter" Discussion

I have to agree with the F-number scale with EF measurements.. even though pronounced it sounds the same.

I just installed Snow Leopard and I can't see the title text. Anyone else having this problem? (on Firefox 3)
by Storm
Fri Sep 18, 2009 5:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0638: "The Search"
Replies: 139
Views: 34867

Re: "The Search" Discussion

After enjoying this comic and title text, I proceeded to go check up the NASA site for the Kepler mission which I had yet to visit. http://kepler.nasa.gov/ You'd think that with NASA's budget they could afford to make a nicer website. This is official right?
by Storm
Mon Sep 07, 2009 6:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0633: "Blockbuster Mining"
Replies: 161
Views: 31795

Re: "Blockbuster Mining" Discussion

Glad to see I'm not the only one that thought this was about Tam/Firefly.
I think Randall sometimes needs to provide a wiki link right to page of whatever he is referencing. If we don't get it, we're going there anyway.

ps. Where the Wild Things Are trailer rocks... simply for the Arcade Fire.
by Storm
Fri Sep 04, 2009 2:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0632: "Suspicion"
Replies: 112
Views: 37216

Re: "Suspicion" Discussion

lu6cifer wrote:This makes me wonder if there are any Omegle spambots...
Get out of my head .. lu6cifer?
And If you meet another seemingly not human but particularly odd bot - it's probably me.
by Storm
Mon Aug 31, 2009 8:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0630: "Time Travel"
Replies: 147
Views: 29610

Re: "Time Travel" Discussion

I've traveled here from the year 1990 to say this:
The comic reminded me of 209 which happens to be one of my favourites.
Title-text reminded me of How I Met Your Mother!
This comment reminded me of one I made in 2009.
by Storm
Wed Aug 26, 2009 4:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0628: "Psychic"
Replies: 186
Views: 48015

Re: "Psychic" Discussion

Sorry I was thinking of 42... no particular reason :). Though anyone who knows me would have guessed that first regardless.
by Storm
Mon Aug 24, 2009 1:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0627: "Tech Support Cheat Sheet"
Replies: 182
Views: 55031

Re: "Tech Support Cheat Sheet" Discussion

Awesome comic going on my wall for sure. Also of note this is trending on twitter now - I think today is going to have a spike in viewership Normally XKCD is such a OS-friendly comic!~But this seems to be windows-specific... :P That's where you are most likely to end up with people asking these sort...
by Storm
Wed Aug 12, 2009 5:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0622: "Haiku Proof"
Replies: 126
Views: 41930

Re: "Haiku Proof" discussion

Awesome comic! I enjoy ending any argument with Q.E.D. but now I think I'm going to end them with haiku's and Q.E.D., Bitches.
*inspired*

Also.. I think the Prof used Python in the middle of the lecture.
by Storm
Mon Aug 10, 2009 4:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0621: "Superlative"
Replies: 136
Views: 30823

Re: "Superlative" Discussion

I love those commercials so much, I was actually swayed into trying dos equis due to them and I'm glad I did, the beer is fantastic.
Randall's on a roll with the parodies of my favourite ads after http://www.xkcd.com/442
by Storm
Fri Aug 07, 2009 4:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0620: "Wings"
Replies: 141
Views: 35782

Re: "Wings" Discussion

I found this comic fits nicely into my 'List of fantastic (but possibly dangerous) ideas from xkcd' BHG & Greek mythology win :).
In the calculations is the mass of the rope included in the total mass up till the first/second pully or the entire length?
by Storm
Thu Jul 30, 2009 2:17 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Uses for blankets (Divergent IQ test sample)
Replies: 18
Views: 4912

Re: Uses for blankets (Divergent IQ test sample)

It says blankets, so using enough blankets create s structure of blankets large enough to surround the world covering all life and blotting out the sun.
by Storm
Thu Jul 30, 2009 2:07 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Oh No, Not Another Counting Game
Replies: 286
Views: 18486

Re: Oh No, Not Another Counting Game

X
by Storm
Thu Jul 30, 2009 12:57 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 94387
Views: 7371091

Re: Count to a Million [Space Page Toppers PT.2!]

495 x 42
by Storm
Thu Jul 30, 2009 12:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0616: "Lease"
Replies: 124
Views: 25591

Re: "Lease" Discussion

I think what happens next is he starts taping rulers to the walls to make sure the house he's in doesn't change dimensions. In regards to these forums people are frowned upon for acting like the rest of the internet, does that not make us more mature to some extent. We just have the smarts to be rea...
by Storm
Sun Jul 26, 2009 12:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0614: "Woodpecker"
Replies: 163
Views: 31019

Re: "Woodpecker" Discussion

Deus wrote:Anyone know the air velocity of a woodpecker laden with a powertool?

My thoughts exactly.
by Storm
Mon Jul 20, 2009 4:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0612: "Estimation"
Replies: 109
Views: 27026

Re: "Estimation" Discussion

I fail at reading - I found it hilarious after grasping the concept of 'windows copy file dialogue' being a single entity.

Gotta love torrents that have 366 days to complete on transmissions. I felt I aged fast when I next looked it had finished.
by Storm
Tue Jul 14, 2009 6:57 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Least Epic Religious War?
Replies: 87
Views: 18030

Re: Least Epic Religious War?

operator[] wrote:This thread is probably the least epic religious war ever.

I mean, nobody is even arguing.

I disagree.

How about "the" vs "of"
by Storm
Mon Jul 13, 2009 9:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0609: "Tab Explosion"
Replies: 176
Views: 55694

Re: "Tab Explosion" Discussion

tvtropes has just wasted 8 hours of productivity. I hope you're happy Randall. hehe.
by Storm
Fri Jul 10, 2009 9:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0608: "Form"
Replies: 94
Views: 28023

Re: "Form" discussion

I see those a lot. In Ontario, we get a standardized test, and in the booklets, the last two or three pages read "Do not write on this page", .... I'm from Ontario as well, during the grade 9 (and last) version of the tests, I decided to put in one of the "Do not write" boxes &q...
by Storm
Fri Jul 10, 2009 4:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0608: "Form"
Replies: 94
Views: 28023

Re: "Form" discussion

Kinda wants me to put...

Do not write posts after this one.*
*or else.
by Storm
Mon Jul 06, 2009 1:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0606: "Cutting Edge"
Replies: 187
Views: 67033

Re: "Cutting Edge" discussion

And it's not bad that I've got Still Alive on my playlist, right? No! It is never bad to have Still Alive on a playlist. As far as PCs go Morrowind is a personal favourite of mine and LANs with my friends consist solely of Warcraft 3 (as did my MGT100 class). I think the last game I bought for PC's...
by Storm
Mon Jul 06, 2009 5:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0606: "Cutting Edge"
Replies: 187
Views: 67033

Re: "Cutting Edge" discussion

Hmm, I just end up playing everything new release at friends places, then buy it if I really really like it and feel I could play it forever. I must admit I should buy portal.. I've played it so many times. Brilliant game.
by Storm
Fri Jul 03, 2009 1:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0605: "Extrapolating"
Replies: 100
Views: 26165

Re: "Extrapolating" discussion

Speaking of global warming and graphs, this is the first thing I was reminded of this: Pirates vs Global Warming. Got to love statistics.
by Storm
Tue Jun 23, 2009 1:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0600: "Android Boyfriend"
Replies: 136
Views: 43172

Re: "Android Boyfriend" Discussion

Scorpio3002 wrote:And just so that I don't get a dozen people correcting me, it was a jar in the original Greek. It wasn't until the renaissance that it was changed to "box".
All I could think is that box scores more in Scrabble (by itself).
This story arc is a little messed up - just a little.
by Storm
Fri Jun 19, 2009 4:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0599: "Apocalypse"
Replies: 158
Views: 56252

Re: "Apocalypse" Discussion

Prior to understanding who Erdős was, I thought they were signing an agreement of some form to not be harmed. Beret Man Cameo - he should have been in his future travelling kayak.

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