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by odog1999
Mon Oct 12, 2015 4:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1589: "Frankenstein"
Replies: 103
Views: 17492

Re: 1589: "Frankenstein"

But how do we pronounce it: Frankenstein, or Fronkensteen?
by odog1999
Wed Jan 21, 2015 3:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1476: Ceres
Replies: 54
Views: 18091

Re: 1476: Ceres

I want Randall's enhance button.
by odog1999
Thu Mar 01, 2012 2:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1023: "Late-Night BS"
Replies: 73
Views: 19880

Re: 1023: "Late-Night PBS"

AvatarIII wrote:Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego was a quiz show? I always thought it was a cartoon.


You're thinking of Where on Earth is Carmen Sandiego, which indeed was a cartoon version featuring two kid sleuths.
by odog1999
Fri Sep 02, 2011 6:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0946: “Family Decals”
Replies: 195
Views: 86514

Re: 0946: “Family Decals”

The unmarked cops in Seattle love to put these on their cars, so watch out! Aren't "unmarked" cop cars painfully obvious because of the goofy extra antennas and the fact that they're all Crown Victorias? Or is it different in Seattle? In Oregon, at least, they like to use everything from ...
by odog1999
Wed Apr 21, 2010 12:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0730: "Circuit Diagram"
Replies: 254
Views: 99222

Re: "Circuit Diagram" Discussion

Quicksilver wrote:Why is there a North, Five, East and West sign? Where's south?


If you look closely, it's an "S", not a "5"
by odog1999
Fri Nov 27, 2009 5:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0668: "Pandora"
Replies: 93
Views: 31357

Re: "Pandora" Discussion

Ah, Pandora, bringer of lots of bizarre play lists.
by odog1999
Mon Nov 23, 2009 1:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0666: "Silent Hammer"
Replies: 113
Views: 26185

Re: "Silent Hammer" Discussion

I like BHG's organizational skills: one box for drills, one box for non-drills.
by odog1999
Wed Aug 19, 2009 1:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0625: "Collections"
Replies: 137
Views: 34731

Re: "Collections" Discussion

nirvana_grace wrote: (. . . dare I say it?


Dare! Dare! (sorry for the Blazing Saddles segue)


As for Discworld, I was introduced into the series with Thief of Time before going back to the start.
by odog1999
Sat Aug 15, 2009 3:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0623: "Oregon"
Replies: 141
Views: 42487

Re: "Oregon" Discussion

My school gaming progression was
Oregon Trail/Number Munchers/Odell Lake on the Apple ][ in 2nd/3rd grade =>
classroom-wide Bolo tournaments on the Machintosh in 4th/5th grade =>
Marathon 4-player solo tournaments in middle school =>
Return to Castle Wolfenstein in high school
by odog1999
Fri May 29, 2009 11:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0590: "Papyrus"
Replies: 242
Views: 57357

Re: "Papyrus" Discussion

My mind immediately wandered to:
Font Conference and Font Fight
by odog1999
Mon Jan 05, 2009 2:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0526: "Converting to Metric"
Replies: 429
Views: 90624

Re: Converting to Metric

One thing most people are not aware of: Most of the aviation world uses feet for altitude and nautical miles for distance . The US, Canada, and Mexico use inches of mercury for altimeter settings, while everyone else has hPA.

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