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by funda
Mon Jun 29, 2015 1:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1544: "Margaret"
Replies: 80
Views: 16273

Re: 1544: "Margaret"

I'm not the only one who gets the joke, am I? No, you aren't the only one who got it. I was looking for other references in the alt-text than the ones you mentioned. Also relevant to the joke is Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great. The probable reason that Randall was thinking about this at all is ...
by funda
Mon Jun 22, 2015 11:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1541: "Voice"
Replies: 54
Views: 13256

Re: 1541: "Voice"

orthogon wrote:
Flumble wrote:Yes, there's definitely not a spider living in her speech centre.

Oh god oh god oh god...


Spoiler:
Image

Oh. That would make a lot of sense. :)
by funda
Tue Jun 16, 2015 7:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1538: "Lyrics"
Replies: 112
Views: 26220

Re: 1538: "Lyrics"

This is why I usually look up the lyrics after I hear a new song for the first time, because if I'm going to be singing along in the future it's probably better if I know what's actually coming out of my mouth. :lol: :lol: :lol: Happens way too often . Sang some lyrics wrong for many years :roll: t...
by funda
Thu Jun 11, 2015 7:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1536: "The Martian"
Replies: 128
Views: 39556

Re: 1536: "The Martian"

The martian is for people who wish the whole movie had just been more of that scene. Well shit, I want to see The Martian now. Me too. Just what I was waiting for. MacGyver was not enough. The Martian is "MacGyver on Mars" . 8-) 8-) Having now watched the trailer, I'm worried - it looks l...
by funda
Thu Jun 11, 2015 4:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1536: "The Martian"
Replies: 128
Views: 39556

Re: 1536: "The Martian"

Khrushy wrote:
The martian is for people who wish the whole movie had just been more of that scene.


Well shit, I want to see The Martian now.


Me too. Just what I was waiting for. MacGyver was not enough.

The Martian is "MacGyver on Mars".

8-) 8-)
by funda
Sat May 30, 2015 10:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1531: "The BDLPSWDKS Effect"
Replies: 45
Views: 15503

Re: 1531: "The BDLPSWDKS Effect"

Does the Stroop effect work on this one ?

Image
:lol:
In Soviet Russia, you affect Stroop effect ?
by funda
Thu Jul 21, 2011 8:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0927: "Standards"
Replies: 157
Views: 34323

Re: 0927: "Standards"

I'll just leave these images here. Tagging them would be a chore. http://www.chinaonlineshop24.com/media/catalog/product/s/t/standard-mini-micro-usb-por.jpg Mini/nano/micro/pico/mega/giga/kilo USB ? eh what ?? http://www.mobilechoices.co.uk/images/General/USB_connectors_01.jpg One Cord to rule them ...
by funda
Sun Dec 12, 2010 1:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0832: "Tic-Tac-Toe"
Replies: 180
Views: 56570

Re: 0832: "Tic-Tac-Toe"

I once made an HTML based game of Tic-Tac-Toe. The computer always went first. In all but two cases, the user lost. The user tied in those two cases. I'd post a link, but I don't recall the website it's found on, or even if it can still be found on that website. I don't understand. Who is the "...
by funda
Sat Dec 11, 2010 11:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0832: "Tic-Tac-Toe"
Replies: 180
Views: 56570

Re: 832 Tic-Tac-Toe

Given the game wasn't solved until 2007, and it took twenty years and hundreds of computers to solve Huh... I remember playing tic tac toe against an unbeatable flash game a few years before that... I remember making one based on html and javascript a long time back. And I knew figured out the stra...
by funda
Mon Oct 11, 2010 3:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0803: "Airfoil"
Replies: 243
Views: 99615

Re: 0803: "Airfoil"

Can anyone here actually answer that student's question? http://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/K-12/airplane/bernnew.html Lift is the force that holds an aircraft in the air. How is lift generated? There are many explanations for the generation of lift found in encyclopedias, in basic physics textbooks, and ...
by funda
Fri Sep 10, 2010 4:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0791: "Leaving"
Replies: 79
Views: 17482

Re: "Leaving" Discussion (#791)

And ... it would be nice if the comic itself is a link too.

It would be easier to click a giant comic sized link than to mouse the cursor over to the tiny link text.
by funda
Fri Sep 10, 2010 4:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0791: "Leaving"
Replies: 79
Views: 17482

Re: "Leaving" Discussion (#791)

This comic was emotional I might cry now :cry:


BTW, there were 2 threads, and this was the earlier one according to the post number.
Even though the other one had more pageviews, this was first.
by funda
Fri Sep 03, 2010 5:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0788: "The Carriage"
Replies: 105
Views: 31451

Re: "The Carriage" discussion (#788)

So, is she going to drive over ladies who show their ankles and shoot a pistol at travelling doctors who are selling their 'medicine' on street corners? So, how many anachronisms did I get in there? EDIT: Damnit, I randomly got the first season Pokemon theme song in my head, and now it's fusing wit...
by funda
Mon Apr 26, 2010 8:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0732: "HDTV"
Replies: 222
Views: 77211

Re: "HDTV" Discussion

... I absolutely love the way 24p 35mm film looks. I hate the fact that digital is beginning to take over theaters! It would have been amazing to see classics like Star Wars and 2001: A Space Odyssey in theaters in all of their 35mm 24p glory. But now I have to settle for VHS and DVD, sacrificing t...
by funda
Fri Apr 16, 2010 8:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0728: "iPad"
Replies: 63
Views: 15292

Re: "iPad" discussion

a few more practical examples of how to use the CS5 content aware fill feature, and we think that you'll find them both very useful and very awesome.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ScWu7pG7r0

It's not a rickroll, I can assure you that.

:lol: :lol:
by funda
Fri Apr 09, 2010 2:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0725: "Literally"
Replies: 139
Views: 34465

Re: "Literally" Discussion

jqavins wrote:...
Felona wrote:People who use the word "literally" when thy clearly don't mean "literally" deserve to be accosted by crazy men for every transgression.

Here, here.



Ummm ... hear, hear ? :roll:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hear,_hear
by funda
Fri Mar 26, 2010 8:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0719: "Brain Worms"
Replies: 140
Views: 27945

Re: "Brain Worms" Discussion

....Toxoplasma for example is a very common parasite in humans and there's evidence that it actually does alter our behavior. See here. .... Parasites are weird. Infected women were more likely to become more outgoing and showed signs of higher intelligence, while men became aggressive, jealous and...
by funda
Fri Mar 05, 2010 7:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0710: "Collatz Conjecture"
Replies: 278
Views: 69288

Re: "Collatz Conjecture" Discussion

Python in code In python, for your convenience: while(0==0): a=int(raw_input("A=")) b=0 c=0 while(c==0): if(a%2==0): a=a/2 else: a=a*3+1 print a b=b+1 if(b%1000==1): print b if a==1: c=1 print("End") print("Steps="+str(b)) Yeah. Good comic.
by funda
Sun Feb 28, 2010 7:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0169: "Words that End in GRY"
Replies: 51
Views: 38994

Re: Unofficial Words that End in 'GRY' thread :O

http://www.fun-with-words.com/word_gry_angry_hungry.html The possible answers (if obsolete words, names, and hyphenated compounds of "angry" and "hungry" are allowed) are plentiful. Most of the 124 listed below were in the 1933 edition of the Oxford English Dictionary, and all h...
by funda
Wed Oct 28, 2009 9:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0655: "Climbing"
Replies: 63
Views: 14411

Re: "Climbing" discussion

:twisted:

Image


Fake !!!!!!!
by funda
Wed Aug 12, 2009 12:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0622: "Haiku Proof"
Replies: 126
Views: 41496

Re: "Haiku Proof" discussion

The cartoon's definitely wrong. My friend directed me here after I pointed it out to him so I would stop ranting at him (he doesn't seem interested in my critique and explanation of the actual proof). Anyway, most of the suggested alternatives don't include the 'assume there are a finite number of ...
by funda
Wed Aug 12, 2009 12:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0622: "Haiku Proof"
Replies: 126
Views: 41496

Re: "Haiku Proof" discussion

Top prime's divisors? Huh? Haiku's are awesome. But they don't have to make sense... Refrigerator. Making Haiku is easy. :lol: “This would be haiku If it had just one fewer Syllable in this line..” I have a problem With my 1337 haiku technique I always put too many syllables into the last line One,...
by funda
Fri Jun 12, 2009 12:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0596: "Latitude"
Replies: 84
Views: 22978

Re: "Latitude" Discussion

11.00 Megan gets home, finds Robert in bed with a sexbot , engaged in some unimaginable fetish. A great battle ensues, with lasers and flying knives and things that seem to explode for no apparent reason. Eventually, Megan finds the sexbot's one weakness and declares "I am John Connor". U...
by funda
Wed Jun 03, 2009 4:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0592: "Drama"
Replies: 122
Views: 27973

Re: "Drama" Discussion

Hmmm ...


Is the x-axis representing what I'm thinking ?? :wink:


Or is it the other thing ?
by funda
Fri May 29, 2009 11:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0590: "Papyrus"
Replies: 242
Views: 56375

Re: "Papyrus" Discussion

COMIC SANS FOREVER

;)



Ok, I like papyrus, but I just loooovvveeee Comic sans


How do I post in Comic sans here in the forum ?
by funda
Mon May 18, 2009 8:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0585: "Outreach"
Replies: 119
Views: 35466

Re: "Outreach" Discussion

Ummm ... Did they have a homing device in the tracker ? That would work totally awesome - just needs a small motor and fan assembly. The sensor floats out of the water (without the shark) Flies like a zepellin (if it has a shark attacked, it would swim like a lead zeppelin) Motor activated by homing...
by funda
Mon May 18, 2009 6:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0585: "Outreach"
Replies: 119
Views: 35466

Re: "Outreach" Discussion

I'd be lying if I said that I wasn't a little disappointed that the tooltip was not about the illusionary black dots between the boxes. Well, I'll be dammmed like the Grand Coule.. Its just sitting there looking at me, smiling like a crazy raptor with a lightsabre wearing an invisible cloak and pop...
by funda
Mon May 18, 2009 6:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0585: "Outreach"
Replies: 119
Views: 35466

Re: "Outreach" Discussion

ahaha i love the wtf expression on the shark at [3,3] Shark: (prrrr) [passing gas underwater] (floating sensation) Shark: WTF :shock: (the ocean floor receding) Shark: :? The ocean is falling :| (reaches the surface. balloon expands due to change in pressure) (shark gets the bends - Caisson's disea...
by funda
Mon May 18, 2009 5:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0585: "Outreach"
Replies: 119
Views: 35466

Re: "Outreach" Discussion

Why didn't they fix the lasers to the sharks ?



http://gizmodo.com/5252528/laser-gloves-are-laser-tag-without-the-guns Only £10.14 :lol:


Atleast that will keep the sharks occupied enough not to worry about chomping the scientist ( Chomp chomp chomp chomp :mrgreen: )
by funda
Thu May 07, 2009 5:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0580: "The Race: Part 4"
Replies: 54
Views: 13261

Re: "The Race: Part 4" Discussion

But we need to go there faster.

Will running at the speed of light help ?

There should be some calculations we can do to find out ... Anyone ?
by funda
Thu May 07, 2009 4:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0580: "The Race: Part 4"
Replies: 54
Views: 13261

Re: "The Race: Part 4" Discussion

I started watching Firefly after the Uncomfortable Truths Well. During the Part Four I laughed when he wanted a "companion". You will understand that term when you watch it. I haven't watched Firefly or Serenity either, but I just looked up Wikipedia for companion, and I want one too... :...
by funda
Thu May 07, 2009 4:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0580: "The Race: Part 4"
Replies: 54
Views: 13261

Re: "The Race: Part 4" Discussion

I just love the "Meerkat Manor" series on National Geographic. I think I'll start my own wildlife documentary cum reality show with the birds in my backyard and the neighbourhood cats ... :lol: It's gonna be hilarious especially with the awesome set of sound effects I just downloaded !!! :...
by funda
Mon Feb 23, 2009 12:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0547: "Simple"
Replies: 121
Views: 22962

Re: "Simple" Discussion

It's possible that writing in standard and academic English ........ and won't experience the same slowdown. Interesting point. You're saying that fluent English has a greater redundancy. I think there are other effects going on here too though, to do with the role of jargon and long words in gener...
by funda
Sat Jan 31, 2009 6:14 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Google is broken
Replies: 16
Views: 1813

Re: Google is broken

I had it for less than half an hour. All sites were marked dangerous.

Then all was fine. But looks like they switched off the filter completely. I think sites which had warnings earlier don't have them now.

Maybe stopbadware.org was hacked ?

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