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by stilettoblade
Fri Oct 20, 2017 4:18 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future
Replies: 1615
Views: 235644

Re: The Thread To Remind Me We're Living In The Future

It makes me sad to see the thread to remind me we're living in the future fall so far down the forum. Therefore, I'd like to take this opportunity to point out that we are now living in a world where a broadcast fight between two multi-ton giant "robots" (one with a half-ton steel punch, t...
by stilettoblade
Tue Sep 05, 2017 2:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1884: "Ringer Volume/Media Volume"
Replies: 38
Views: 5037

Re: 1884: "Ringer Volume/Media Volume"

I HATE how phone makers cannot seem to understand that it would be useful to have *COMPLETELY SEPARATE* volume controls for ringer and everything else. Also, it boggles my mind that my phone can be muted, and a popup ad in my web browser will be allowed to play at full volume. Who the hell (besides ...
by stilettoblade
Fri Aug 25, 2017 2:58 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14298
Views: 2031347

Re: In other news... (humorous news items)

There are people who thought sunblock was a suitable substitute for eclipse glasses.

WCYB wrote:...they've had a few customers experience pain after they put sunscreen in their eye Monday since they did not have protective glasses.
by stilettoblade
Mon Apr 03, 2017 3:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1819: "Sweet 16"
Replies: 49
Views: 8965

Re: 1819: "Sweet 16"

One of my first thoughts on this comic was to wonder whether "a school whose team is entirely dogs" and "boxers playing basketball" were the same school sneaking into the tournament twice, presumably by participating in two different divisions.
by stilettoblade
Fri Oct 28, 2016 3:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1752: "Interplanetary Experience"
Replies: 47
Views: 6915

Re: 1752: "Interplanetary Experience"

By many accounts, the Mt. Everest experience of today is positively dreary – just shuffling along in an overcrowded lineup of rich people. Perhaps that will be the ultimate fate of the true "interplanetary experience"? (I bet there's a good short story plot in there somehow.) I was certai...
by stilettoblade
Fri Oct 28, 2016 2:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1752: "Interplanetary Experience"
Replies: 47
Views: 6915

Re: 1752: "Interplanetary Experience"

Is "heat-shrink wetsuit in a blast furnace" too long to be my new band name?
by stilettoblade
Fri Aug 26, 2016 2:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1725: "Linear Regression"
Replies: 27
Views: 6829

Re: 1725: "Linear Regression"

I'm going with "Rexthor, the Martini-Drinker"
by stilettoblade
Wed Jul 27, 2016 2:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1712: Politifact
Replies: 30
Views: 6512

1712: Politifact

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/politifact.png Alt-text: "Ok, I lit the smoke bomb and rolled it under the bed. Let's see if it--" ::FWOOOSH:: "Politifact says: PANTS ON FIRE!" I've never been here when there wasn't a new comic post already. (PolitiFact says: True!)
by stilettoblade
Tue Mar 17, 2009 6:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0556: "Alternative Energy Revolution"
Replies: 232
Views: 64383

Re: Alternative Energy Revolution

The last panel here, referencing the picasso while still being clearly xkcd, is my favorite single panel in the entirety of this comic's archives.
Thanks!

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