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by Rplot
Mon Jun 30, 2014 3:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1388: "Subduction License"
Replies: 59
Views: 15249

Re: 1388: "Subduction License"

Not sure how it fits together, but possibly the room mate is subletting, and there is a thing called a sublease license, so ....
by Rplot
Mon Apr 08, 2013 9:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1196: "Subways"
Replies: 147
Views: 62220

Re: 1196: "Subways"

edenist wrote:Oh Chicago..... I feel your pain....

*We have a looped hub, star topology for our metro rail network as well, and it is quite simply awful


Hey, don't bad mouth the Chicago Loop. Definitely hitting a nerve there, or maybe the 3rd rail :wink:
by Rplot
Fri Jul 13, 2012 4:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1081: "Argument Victory"
Replies: 253
Views: 62125

Re: 1081: "Argument Victory"

Sometimes it just takes a while for the conspiracy to get out. Nixon campaign working the Paris Peace Talks before the '68 election: http://consortiumnews.com/2012/03/03/lbjs-x-file-on-nixons-treason/ http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/woodward-and-bernstein-40-years-after-watergate-nixon-was-fa...
by Rplot
Mon Jun 28, 2010 1:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0759: "3x9"
Replies: 135
Views: 41929

Re: "3x9" Discussion (#759)

A long tradition. From another cartoonist.

http://www.artistmarket.com/artists/har ... -%2001.htm
by Rplot
Mon Jun 14, 2010 8:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0753: "Southern Half"
Replies: 193
Views: 59158

Re: "Southern Half" discussion (#753)

Leave JFK Aloooooone!
by Rplot
Mon Feb 01, 2010 6:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0696: "Strip Games"
Replies: 250
Views: 76994

Re: Strip Games Discussion

822,000 for strip solitaire
20,100,000 for solitaire

85,100 for Why don't you pass the time by playing a little solitaire
16,200 for Why don't you pass the time by playing a little strip solitaire
by Rplot
Mon Oct 05, 2009 4:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0645: "RPS"
Replies: 185
Views: 51033

Re: "RPS" Discussion

One cute thing about the drawing is that the edges of the bun look like parentheses.
by Rplot
Fri Aug 21, 2009 2:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0626: "Newton and Leibniz"
Replies: 213
Views: 58675

Re: "Newton and Leibniz" Discussion

CSI Miami is a derivative of CSI (original).
by Rplot
Fri Jun 19, 2009 8:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0599: "Apocalypse"
Replies: 158
Views: 56566

Re: "Apocalypse" Discussion

5! = 120, large even for an economist.
by Rplot
Fri Jun 19, 2009 7:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0599: "Apocalypse"
Replies: 158
Views: 56566

Re: "Apocalypse" Discussion

Fleshpiston wrote: I found out that I have an Erdos number of 5! I can't tell you how happy this makes me.


seems kind of high. :wink:
by Rplot
Fri Jun 19, 2009 6:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0599: "Apocalypse"
Replies: 158
Views: 56566

Re: "Apocalypse" Discussion

Ok, so I still don't get why all the people are signing the paper. I get what an Erdos number is and what a Bacon number is but the people signing the paper went over my head apparently. It's the last chance for all the math dept geeks to have an Erdos number of 1, the prospect of which sends the E...
by Rplot
Fri Jun 19, 2009 5:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0599: "Apocalypse"
Replies: 158
Views: 56566

Re: "Apocalypse" Discussion

599 is the 109th prime

109 is the 29th prime

29 is the 10th prime

http://primes.utm.edu/lists/small/1000.txt
by Rplot
Fri Feb 06, 2009 5:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0539: "Boyfriend"
Replies: 145
Views: 40904

Re: "Boyfriend" Discussion

In R type > x <- c(1,2,2.3,3,4,6,12) > boxplot(x,horizontal=T, col = "lightgray", pars = list(boxwex = 0.2, staplewex = 1, outwex = 0.5, xaxt="n"), ylim=c(-2,15)) I leave it as an exercise for the reader(s) to render the remaining graphs appearing in xkcd.

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