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by plin25
Fri Feb 01, 2013 5:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1168: "Tar"
Replies: 158
Views: 43182

Re: 1168: Tar

tar -xvf never works for me, I always use tar xvf, but when creating it's tar -cvf...
by plin25
Fri Jan 11, 2013 6:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1159: "Countdown"
Replies: 77
Views: 20513

Re: #1159: Countdown

Sillron wrote:
jpk wrote:So Black Hat Guy's name is Rosencrantz?
Or is it Guildenstern?


What does this comic have to do with Hamlet? I'm honestly confused...


heads. heads. heads. (92 times)
by plin25
Mon Jul 18, 2011 6:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0926: "Time Vulture"
Replies: 85
Views: 20434

Re: 0926: "Time Vulture"

So what happens to the Time Vultures if/when Miracle Day happens?
by plin25
Mon Apr 18, 2011 12:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0887: "Future Timeline"
Replies: 192
Views: 55728

Re: 0887: "Future Timeline"

I like the All Your Base reference at the end, but what I was really hoping for was a reference this this song
by plin25
Mon Jan 03, 2011 5:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0842: "Mark"
Replies: 108
Views: 44035

Re: 0842: "Mark"

interesting setup with a penis joke as the punchline? feels like he took a page out of zach weiner's book today
by plin25
Fri Dec 31, 2010 5:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0841: "Audiophiles"
Replies: 266
Views: 49803

Re: 0841: Audiophiles

as a few of my audiophile friends have brought up… why would one need a RCA-3.5mm female-female plug?
by plin25
Fri Dec 31, 2010 5:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0841: "Audiophiles"
Replies: 266
Views: 49803

Re: 0841: Audiophiles

I can't tell teh difference from my crappy Apple earbuds!
by plin25
Fri Dec 24, 2010 8:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0838 : "Incident"
Replies: 59
Views: 15715

Re: 0838 : "Incident"

darkspork wrote:Oh, you'd better not pout,
You'd better not try{},
You'd better not cout,
I'm telling you why:
Santa Claus is SSHing to town.
-SNIP-


hmm SSHing doesn't really fit the rhythm too well…
by plin25
Mon Dec 20, 2010 5:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0836: "Sickness"
Replies: 299
Views: 53840

Re: 0836: "Sickness"

How'd you get the image and title text if the site's down?

Also, regarding the comic:
"SCIENCE! It works, Bitches!"
by plin25
Mon Dec 20, 2010 5:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0836: "Sickness"
Replies: 299
Views: 53840

Re: 0836: "Sickness"

xkcd isn't even loading for me o_o
by plin25
Wed Dec 08, 2010 7:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0831: "Weather Radar"
Replies: 107
Views: 20816

Re: 0831: "Weather Radar"

Also, I did once have an mp3 player (I think it was the Dell DJ, but I'm not sure) that did have a shuffle "bias." Except it wasn't just a bias, it was ridiculous. If I started with a given song (there was no "shuffle songs" button), it would always play the exact same tracks in...
by plin25
Fri Dec 03, 2010 5:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0829: "Arsenic-Based Life"
Replies: 100
Views: 20035

Re: 0829: "Arsenic-Based Life"

Parodying the Arsenic microbes already?
Wow.
by plin25
Wed Nov 10, 2010 5:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0817: "Mutual"
Replies: 202
Views: 38763

Re: 0817: "Mutual"

I'm reminded of this one
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EDIT: Damn, ninja'd by CorruptUser
by plin25
Wed Aug 18, 2010 4:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0781: "Ahead Stop"
Replies: 171
Views: 37325

Re: "Ahead Stop" discussion (#781)

Despite not being a highway engineer, I know exactly the feeling. Whenever I'm going down the road and see one of these, I read it the "wrong" way and have to ignore it lest I get distracted.
by plin25
Fri Jan 01, 2010 5:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0683: "Science Montage"
Replies: 85
Views: 52041

0683: "Science Montage"

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Title text: The rat's perturbed; it must sense nanobots! Code grey! We have a Helvetica scenario!

Crazy movies and their unrealistic science
by plin25
Mon Oct 19, 2009 5:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0651: "Bag Check"
Replies: 206
Views: 52236

Re: "Bag Check" Discussion

"Sir, do you have any dangerous items to declare at this time?" "Well, let’s see now. There’s the laptop in my backpack that I can bean someone with, also the paper in there can be used to give someone a paper cut... I can strangle someone with the laptop cord, not to mention suffocat...
by plin25
Fri Sep 11, 2009 4:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0635: "Locke and Demosthenes"
Replies: 204
Views: 93569

Re: "Locke and Demosthenes" Discussion

xkcd, stop ruining my childhood!
by plin25
Fri Aug 21, 2009 4:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0626: "Newton and Leibniz"
Replies: 213
Views: 56680

Re: "Newton and Leibniz" Discussion

I predicted the alt-text after seeing the last panel
by plin25
Wed Aug 05, 2009 4:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0619: "Supported Features"
Replies: 157
Views: 32710

Re: "Supported Features" discussion

At first, I misread "4,096" as "4,0%" and was utterly confused.
by plin25
Fri May 01, 2009 4:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0576: "Packages"
Replies: 127
Views: 42366

Re: Packages

tuckels wrote:May I ask how lube is incriminating? Or is it just an anal sex joke?


Well, it sort of builds up.

Think of a person wearing a ski mask taking a bear trap and rubber hose into the Pentagon, and he has lube.
by plin25
Fri May 01, 2009 4:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0576: "Packages"
Replies: 127
Views: 42366

Re: "Packages" Duscussion

Dang, I won by 14 seconds oO

Also no link in this one
by plin25
Fri May 01, 2009 4:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0576: "Packages"
Replies: 127
Views: 42366

0576: "Packages"

Image

Alt text: Day six: 'The hell? Who mails a bobcat?'

Oh god the bobcat
by plin25
Tue Apr 28, 2009 4:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0574: "Swine Flu"
Replies: 166
Views: 38651

Re: Swine Flu

I accidentally some bacon, does this mean I have swine flu?
by plin25
Mon Apr 06, 2009 4:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0565: "Security Question"
Replies: 96
Views: 20591

Re: "Security Question" Discussion

Jeremy knows where the bodies are buried, but no one has seen Jeremy in a long time.
by plin25
Mon Mar 30, 2009 6:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0562: "Parking"
Replies: 193
Views: 75112

Re: "Parking" Discussion

When I was in France, I saw two cars parked in some place they weren't supposed to be. Both were *covered* in cling-wrap, and had notes taped to them saying, in french, "I parked like a shit, so I learned my lesson." It was epic. Also must do (in french, just to see the guy struggle to re...
by plin25
Wed Mar 25, 2009 4:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0560: "Lithium Batteries"
Replies: 92
Views: 17046

Re: Lithium Batteries discussion

garrydanger wrote:and from this day on, today will be known as "the great alt-text panic of 09"

lest we forget!


Sig duly updated.
by plin25
Wed Mar 25, 2009 4:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0560: "Lithium Batteries"
Replies: 92
Views: 17046

Re: Lithium Batteries discussion

Glarfugus wrote:Okay, he added it... Took 10 minutes though.


9.
by plin25
Wed Mar 25, 2009 4:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0560: "Lithium Batteries"
Replies: 92
Views: 17046

Re: Lithium Batteries discussion

ALT TEXT HAS ARRIVED!
by plin25
Wed Mar 25, 2009 4:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0560: "Lithium Batteries"
Replies: 92
Views: 17046

Re: Lithium Batteries discussion

Link please. EDIT: thanks

Hm, did Randall forget the alt text today?
by plin25
Wed Jan 07, 2009 6:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0527: "Keynote"
Replies: 52
Views: 11230

Re: "Keynote"

paroneayea wrote:(Then again, they're also celebrating the announcement that you can't remove batteries in the new macbooks.)


Joy of Tech reference?
by plin25
Wed Jan 07, 2009 5:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0527: "Keynote"
Replies: 52
Views: 11230

Re: "Keynote"

Crysm wrote:No, he's making a satricial remark.

EDIT: Sure, remove your comment and make mine look silly!


No problem, I just took a leaf out of BHG's book :)
by plin25
Wed Jan 07, 2009 5:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0527: "Keynote"
Replies: 52
Views: 11230

0527: "Keynote"

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Alt: He should be better soon -- now that the Apple Store is getting rid of DRM, Cory Doctorow will get rid of his Steve Jobs voodoo doll.

introducing: the iSteve
by plin25
Fri Dec 19, 2008 8:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0519: "11th Grade"
Replies: 204
Views: 43452

Re: "11th Grade" Discussion

11th grade is usually 16-17 years old
by plin25
Fri Dec 19, 2008 7:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0519: "11th Grade"
Replies: 204
Views: 43452

Re: "11th Grade" Discussion

I have sent this to all the teaches at my school, hopefully it gets through :D
by plin25
Fri Dec 19, 2008 5:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0519: "11th Grade"
Replies: 204
Views: 43452

Re: "11th Grade" Discussion

Freiberg wrote:Wow. I am in 10th grade, and this has just inspired me to go and learn PYTHON! Thank you, Munroe!



Heh, I tried learning Python, I hated how everything was done using indentation and not braces :? well at least it's better than LISP right?

High five, go sophomores :D
by plin25
Fri Dec 19, 2008 5:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0519: "11th Grade"
Replies: 204
Views: 43452

Re: "11th Grade" Discussion

Long time lurker, first tome poster :)

See now, THIS is exactly why I have bad grades - I'm always doing stuff that actually has significant impact on my life~! Screw History, I'm not going to be a History teacher or a Historian, my joy is with computers.

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