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by vviipp
Thu Mar 20, 2014 2:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1344: "Digits"
Replies: 89
Views: 44903

Re: 1344: "Digits"

I've seen people play this during lectures at my school.
Now do one for Mini Metro! Also highly addictive.
by vviipp
Sat May 18, 2013 3:10 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0045: "ISS Music Video"
Replies: 35
Views: 15085

Re: What-If 0045: "ISS Music Video"

If that was the most expensive music video, then this is the most expensive sketch.
by vviipp
Thu Apr 18, 2013 6:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1200: "Authorization"
Replies: 47
Views: 17745

Re: 1200: "Authorization"

Unless you're really stupid, the only way that someone would manage to steal your laptop is if they manage to take the damn thing while you have your back turned for, like, a second. Besides, banks never save your password on your computer, but you can choose to remember your account number (which I...
by vviipp
Mon Jan 24, 2011 8:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0851: "Na"
Replies: 207
Views: 50923

Re: 0851: "Na"

Wow, reading this reminded me of one certain thing:
"Slumming in at Number Two are songs that try to pass off la la's, na na's, and doot do's as legit lyrics."
by vviipp
Wed Dec 15, 2010 8:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0834: "Wikileaks"
Replies: 102
Views: 50089

Re: 0834: "Wikileaks"

"First Amendment rules, privacy drools!"

...so would said "leak" be put in the files in the Cold War bunker in Stockholm?
by vviipp
Fri May 28, 2010 7:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0746: "Birth"
Replies: 68
Views: 24634

Re: "Birth" Discussion

crawfishpersonguy wrote:well this was a shitty little comic, wasn't it


Why don't you all see for yourself.

I can only assume he got the gun in there the same way Stewie Griffin got a map of Europe, before the writers turned him gay(-ish).
And a ticking time bomb.
by vviipp
Mon Apr 12, 2010 7:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0726: "Seat Selection"
Replies: 112
Views: 26905

Re: "Seat Selection" Discussion

Hold on... You get to choose which seat you get on planes? Whenever I've flown, I just get randomly assigned a seat and there's no choice in the matter. That's what I thought as well, and is it the same thing when you're on a boat? Otherwise, my trip to China last summer was a lie (well, at least t...
by vviipp
Wed Jan 20, 2010 8:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0691: "MicroSD"
Replies: 140
Views: 37134

Re: "MicroSD" Discussion

I got my microSDHC (4GB) card free with my not smartphone with an adapter and a USB card reader. Sucks that it doesn't work with my camera or MP3 player.
by vviipp
Mon Jan 18, 2010 10:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0690: "Semicontrolled Demolition"
Replies: 158
Views: 33517

Re: "Semicontrolled Demolition" Discussion

Hey, I'd believe any of that if it would shut them up. I mean, I've always said that 9/11 was a myth.
The CBC actually did a report of 9/11 conspiracies a while back.

If any of you can read this, what about the Pentagon?
by vviipp
Fri Nov 13, 2009 8:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0662: "iPhone or Droid"
Replies: 124
Views: 27351

Re: "iPhone or Droid" Discussion

I'm a fan of the Droid. I have a crappy samsung phone, though. Canada sucks for the whole cell business. True that. The iPhone wasn't available in Canada (like the Kindle or Hulu) until Ted Rogers hooked it up, and it's still a rip off. What we did was buy an LG touchscreen in Hong Kong. And no one...
by vviipp
Wed Nov 11, 2009 9:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0661: "Two-Party System"
Replies: 102
Views: 16458

Re: "Two-Party System" Discussion

All in favour of remaking the Bull Moose party with the added clause that Canadians can run for President, say AYE! Eh? EH. Sorry, I haven't injested bacon smothered in maple syrup in a few days. I'm just gald Stephen Harper isn't our student body president. "The Stever" would actually ki...
by vviipp
Fri Oct 23, 2009 7:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0653: "So Bad It's Worse"
Replies: 137
Views: 37709

Re: "So Bad It's Worse" Discussion

More like, "So Bad it's Horrible." I didn't think it actually exists, let alone ever seen it, but it can't be worse than a holiday special for an anime, right? Try it, imagine a Naruto holiday special and put it on the graph. (If there already is one, tell me.) But I wouldn't be surprised ...
by vviipp
Fri Oct 09, 2009 7:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0647: "Scary"
Replies: 271
Views: 58057

Re: "Scary" Discussion

I was in Grade 2 when 9/11 happened, but I think we were out during recess. What I should have done before I graduated was ask my Grade 2 teacher what we were doing during 9/11 'cause I don't remember a damn thing.
by vviipp
Fri Sep 25, 2009 7:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0641: "Free"
Replies: 168
Views: 42715

Re: "Free" Discussion

Where I'm from, the second wave of H1N1 is starting. The Ontarion is giving us injections and vaccines, not asbestos-free cereals. We have much better foods to eat before the Terry Fox Run.

And is it true that this one was ripped off from SMBC?
by vviipp
Fri Aug 21, 2009 7:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0626: "Newton and Leibniz"
Replies: 213
Views: 58852

Re: "Newton and Leibniz" Discussion

Huh, talk about not Getting Fooled Again. Didn't he make another CSI:Miami joke a while back?

FYI, I'm a huge CSI:Miami fan.
by vviipp
Fri Jul 31, 2009 7:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0617: "Understocked"
Replies: 115
Views: 22771

Re: "Understocked" Discussion

We all remeber the Gates arrest, and the fact that Obama's suporting him, which was plastered all over CNN. Obama did say that his opinion was biased because of his friendship with Gates.

But hey, it can't be worse than the Dziekański Taser incident, can it?

BTW: @odyoda: Good for you.
by vviipp
Mon Jul 13, 2009 9:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0609: "Tab Explosion"
Replies: 176
Views: 56209

Re: "Tab Explosion" Discussion

You guys do know that tropes are different from literary devices, right? (Although devices are within tropes) I mean, the TVtropes wiki isn't even a real wiki! It's not on Meta-Wiki (or whatever) and the markup is different from other wikis! They actually needed help from a Google custom search engi...
by vviipp
Fri Jul 10, 2009 8:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0608: "Form"
Replies: 94
Views: 28403

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've never written anything there, since I didn't want any deducted marks. Also, At the end of a section of the test, if there is an extra page, it'...
by vviipp
Fri Jul 03, 2009 9:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0605: "Extrapolating"
Replies: 100
Views: 26468

Re: "Extrapolating" discussion

Oh, wow. It's also pretty coincidential I just wrote my Grade 9 math exam over a week ago, and extrapolation was part of our curriculum as part of our data management units. And that's the smallest scatter plot I've ever seen.

But shouldn't the zero be on the axis?
by vviipp
Fri Jun 26, 2009 2:43 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: I want to talk about Michael Jackson
Replies: 98
Views: 8856

Re: I want to talk about Michael Jackson

Hey, his music's still good. So it's still sad to see him leave. I mean, he held a Guiness World Record for Thriller as the Best-selling album of all time. With over 100 million sales, that's very tough to beat.
by vviipp
Thu Jun 18, 2009 8:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0598: "Porn"
Replies: 83
Views: 42679

Re: "Porn" Discussion

Same here. He should actually be really grateful that's it's now going at real time speed and in ultra-hi def.
by vviipp
Mon May 25, 2009 9:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0588: "Pep Rally"
Replies: 184
Views: 35437

Re: "Pep Rally" Discussion

I live in Canada and my HS doesn't really have these over-the-top pep-rallies. Our school sucks at pretty much every sport imaginable (football, lacrosse, hockey, baseball/softball, volleyball....etc), basically, you name it, we have it, and we stink royally at it, so when there are "assemblie...
by vviipp
Wed May 20, 2009 9:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0586: "Mission To Culture"
Replies: 156
Views: 26254

Re: "Mission To Culture" Discussion

I'm not really sure about the orchestra, but I recently seen West Side Story with my English class, and that performance was the most kickass rendition of Romeo and Juilet I've ever seen.

...What? It was!


Also, I really want to see We Will Rock You.
by vviipp
Tue May 05, 2009 7:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0578: "The Race: Part 2"
Replies: 58
Views: 9653

Re: The Race: Part 2 Discussion

Wow, I've never seen Firefly in my life, but I feel like I want to see it now! (unless they do a Firefly spoof on Family Guy, then I guess that's good enough)
I wonder if they're gonna actually race, or be a buzz kill like the last arc (well, I think it is!).
by vviipp
Fri May 01, 2009 10:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0576: "Packages"
Replies: 127
Views: 43535

Re: "Packages" Duscussion

That's clever. Who doesn't want $365 worth of random crap?
by vviipp
Wed Apr 08, 2009 7:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0566: "Matrix Revisited"
Replies: 201
Views: 33311

Re: "Matrix Revisited" Discussion

I think it's only fair to put this on here:
http://www.themeatrix.com/

Truth to be told, I've never actually seen The Matrix, but through many refernces, including xkcd, I only know a few points on it.
by vviipp
Wed Mar 18, 2009 2:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0557: "Students"
Replies: 223
Views: 67704

Re: "Students" Discussion

Hell, yeah! I'm only passed my first semester of Grade 9, but I already have several lists of things to dream about. The English projects I have to do over Spring Break, for example. Edit: Alright, I've finished it and handed it in. But as a procrastinator, anyone who's actually stupid enough to rea...
by vviipp
Fri Mar 13, 2009 7:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0555: "Two Mirrors"
Replies: 134
Views: 40822

Re: "Two Mirrors"

Whoever said it, oh-my-god you're right, this is the second Friday the 13th in a row, because we had it in February.
I shouldn't worry about it, 'cause school just let out for Spring Break.
This comic isn't as creepy as I'd think it'd be.
by vviipp
Mon Feb 23, 2009 9:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0547: "Simple"
Replies: 121
Views: 23482

Re: "Simple" Discussion

Yeah, I've come across alot of simple articles, there are so many stubs (or 'short articles' as they call them)...
But then again, I'm not an ESL student. I'm not my mom (who's born in Hong Kong, so it's kind of wierd, since it's formerly a British colony, so it's gotta be a second language there).
by vviipp
Wed Feb 18, 2009 9:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0545: "Neutrality Schmeutrality"
Replies: 137
Views: 51970

Re: "Neutrality Schmeutrality" discussion

Hmm...
Would that include headings, wiki markup ,and the title?
For example, "Live 8", two words, you're all set.
by vviipp
Thu Feb 12, 2009 8:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0542: "Cover-Up"
Replies: 113
Views: 24904

Re: "Cover-Up" Discussion

That's incredibly clever, kinda like how "thesaurus" is not in the dictionary.
"And neither is 'gullible'."
by vviipp
Fri Jan 23, 2009 4:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0533: "Laptop Hell"
Replies: 95
Views: 25685

Re: "Laptop Hell" Discussion

Wow, I'm actually on a fujitsu laptop (using Vista :wink: ). Appearently, mine's a Lifebook A Series.
by vviipp
Mon Jan 12, 2009 8:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0529: "Sledding Discussion"
Replies: 74
Views: 17206

Re: "Sledding Discussion" Discussion

Paranoid__Android wrote:did anyone else think of Calvin and Hobbes after reading the first to boxes?

I did

So did I. I actually saw the referenced comic in one of my textbooks in Grade 7 or 8. I don't think that Calvin will make a good driver, but maybe a good phyciatrist.
by vviipp
Fri Jan 09, 2009 8:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0528: "Windows 7"
Replies: 222
Views: 56721

Re: "Windows 7" discussion

I actually agree with the last panel, 'cause Vista's incedably slow. Continental Drift slow. Anyway, I actually changed the appearance to Windows Classic to remember the Good Old Days. We still have a functioning '98 in the basement. I actually agree with the last panel, 'cause Vista's incedably slo...
by vviipp
Mon Jan 05, 2009 8:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0526: "Converting to Metric"
Replies: 429
Views: 90792

Re: Converting to Metric

Since I live in Canada, we already use metric (we use km/h), so I agree with everyone when we say we need an imperial version. Although this chart does help with estimating units.

Does 14 cm means erected?
by vviipp
Wed Dec 31, 2008 9:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0524: "Party"
Replies: 141
Views: 30306

Re: "Party" Discussion

Another stupid act of atrocity against each other. But Seriously, are we gonna call Astley's One Hit Wunder a Rickroll everytime? 'Cause I call other things rockrolls as well.

I GET IT! It's a CSI:MIami Joke!

(Padron my faux pas that I made about 24 hrs ago.)
by vviipp
Fri Dec 19, 2008 10:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0519: "11th Grade"
Replies: 204
Views: 44851

Re: "11th Grade" Discussion

Here in the York Catholic Board of Ontario, Grade 11s are already focusing on College/University. I am only in Grade 9, and the school has just broke for Christmas, and I have to take the exams in January, so I do not have to worry about that right now. (But then again, I didn't even do anything abo...
by vviipp
Tue Dec 16, 2008 9:00 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Bush attacked with shoes
Replies: 95
Views: 8882

Re: Bush attacked with shoes

I saw this on the news as well, and alot of the guys were talking about it at school.
Either way, Bush got lucky; pretty sure that Obama will take very strong precautions
by vviipp
Mon Dec 15, 2008 9:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0517: "Marshmallow Gun"
Replies: 118
Views: 28797

Re: "Marshmallow Gun" Discussion

Wow, an real-world and and inside ref.
If I had one of them marshmellow guns, I'd probably be using some creepy Homestar Runner quotes (which would also be outdated).

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