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by Quicksilver
Sat Aug 05, 2017 2:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1872: "Backup Batteries"
Replies: 27
Views: 2348

Re: 1872: "Backup Batteries"

And they'll still all fail, in true Murphy's Law style.
by Quicksilver
Thu Oct 20, 2016 9:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1748: "Future Archaeology"
Replies: 54
Views: 7543

Re: 1748: "Future Archaeology"

People have never seen this abomination?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OfhhWA9GF0M
by Quicksilver
Wed Oct 19, 2016 3:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1748: "Future Archaeology"
Replies: 54
Views: 7543

Re: 1748: "Future Archaeology"

Oh lord, Aaron Carter. Just when I thought I'd pushed all the horrible music from my childhood out of my mind :(
by Quicksilver
Wed Aug 03, 2016 8:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1714: Volcano Types
Replies: 16
Views: 3853

Re: 1714: Volcano Types

Not even a "Your mom" volcano :(
by Quicksilver
Thu Dec 31, 2015 4:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1623: "2016 Conversation Guide"
Replies: 94
Views: 15763

Re: 1623: "2016 Conversation Guide"

I'll leave anything relating to hoverboards to Seth Sentry.
by Quicksilver
Wed Dec 09, 2015 8:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1614: "Kites"
Replies: 28
Views: 6561

Re: 1614: "Kites"

First thing that came to mind:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YhRk45Sdg2o
by Quicksilver
Mon Aug 17, 2015 9:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1565: "Back Seat"
Replies: 20
Views: 5206

Re: 1565: "Back Seat"

People think I'm a serial killer, so whenever I say this, they think I'm getting bodies out of the car.
by Quicksilver
Wed Aug 12, 2015 2:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1563: "Synonym Movies"
Replies: 112
Views: 19021

Re: 1563: "Synonym Movies"

Disappointed in the lack of Space Jam.
by Quicksilver
Thu Apr 23, 2015 5:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1515: "Basketball Earth"
Replies: 48
Views: 8664

Re: 1515: "Basketball Earth"

I would have liked to have seen what Beret Guy would do to the Earth if it was a basketball.
by Quicksilver
Wed Apr 08, 2015 7:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1509: "Scenery Cheat Sheet"
Replies: 77
Views: 10536

Re: 1509: "Scenery Cheat Sheet"

I can't imagine Napoleon Dynamite taking up so much space.
by Quicksilver
Wed Feb 11, 2015 5:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1485: "Friendship"
Replies: 78
Views: 12367

Re: 1485: "Friendship"

Friendship is Magic!
by Quicksilver
Mon Nov 24, 2014 1:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1451: "Background Screens"
Replies: 68
Views: 14451

Re: 1451: "Background Screens"

There is a military base in Thule, Greenland: http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thule_Air_Base Even better, it's part of Air Force Space Command. Guess those aliens knew more than Randall! Little-known fact: that airbase runs a Top-Secret program to develop car-top carriers. :mrgreen: :oops: Lateral c...
by Quicksilver
Mon Nov 24, 2014 12:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1451: "Background Screens"
Replies: 68
Views: 14451

Re: 1451: "Background Screens"

haha, I'm like this with whodunnits. I like to take notice of everything so I get it right.
by Quicksilver
Wed Oct 22, 2014 12:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1437: "Higgs Boson"
Replies: 31
Views: 10335

Re: 1437: "Higgs Boson"

My guess is they gave the Death Ray to Dr. Horrible.
by Quicksilver
Mon Sep 22, 2014 6:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1424: "En Garde"
Replies: 29
Views: 6609

Re: 1424: "En Garde"

what a coincidence, I'm making a flash animation fencing scene.
by Quicksilver
Mon Sep 01, 2014 11:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1415: "Ballooning"
Replies: 48
Views: 8731

Re: 1415: "Ballooning"

Scientifically accurate Spider Man.
by Quicksilver
Mon Aug 18, 2014 4:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1409: "Query"
Replies: 66
Views: 15810

Re: 1409: "Query"

NeatNit wrote:
Quicksilver wrote:So great to see another SQL joke again, it's how I originally found XKCD.

Hmm, what was the first? I don't remember a joke specifically about SQL.
Image
by Quicksilver
Mon Aug 18, 2014 4:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1409: "Query"
Replies: 66
Views: 15810

1409: "Query"

Image
http://www.xkcd.com/1409/
Alt Text: "SELECT * FROM GHOSTS"

So great to see another SQL joke again, it's how I originally found XKCD. Now apply that to Harold Finch's machine!
by Quicksilver
Wed Jul 30, 2014 8:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1401: "New"
Replies: 61
Views: 11338

Re: 1401: "New"

I just abhor headcannon in general.
by Quicksilver
Wed Jul 09, 2014 2:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1392: "Dominant Players"
Replies: 187
Views: 30034

Re: 1392: "Dominant Players"

I lol'd at Space Jam as a point of reference.
by Quicksilver
Mon Jun 16, 2014 11:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1382: Rocket Packs
Replies: 36
Views: 5458

Re: 1382: Rocket Packs

RAGBRAIvet wrote:
da Doctah wrote:
HES wrote: Every year: 'It's <year>--I want my jetpack

Starting next year, this will be replaced by "Where's my hoverboard".

I was gonna say that!!!
We must all be Australians, Seth Sentry's been saying this for years:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eOH15_pqWZ4
by Quicksilver
Fri May 23, 2014 3:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1372: "Smartwatches"
Replies: 41
Views: 14164

Re: 1372: "Smartwatches"

This is beautiful.
by Quicksilver
Mon Mar 31, 2014 10:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1349: "Shouldn't Be Hard"
Replies: 22
Views: 8446

Re: 1349: "Shouldn't Be Hard"

No technology has survived my fist of justice

(RIP Dell U3011)
by Quicksilver
Fri Mar 28, 2014 3:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1348: "Before the Internet"
Replies: 166
Views: 36146

Re: 1348: "Before the Internet"

I can relate.
by Quicksilver
Wed Feb 05, 2014 1:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1326: "Sharks"
Replies: 30
Views: 6910

Re: 1326: "Sharks"

This is a job for
Image
by Quicksilver
Tue Feb 04, 2014 10:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1325: "Rejection"
Replies: 514
Views: 71706

Re: 1325: "Rejection"

Rejectionception.
by Quicksilver
Mon Jan 20, 2014 10:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1319: "Automation"
Replies: 58
Views: 13202

Re: 1319: "Automation"

There's so much truth to this, but part of the ongoing process is that I find new things to automate while I'm coding away.
by Quicksilver
Fri Jan 17, 2014 3:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1318: "Actually"
Replies: 76
Views: 11598

Re: 1318: "Actually"

The Old Superheroes Home!
...Sorry, the elderly
...No, the senior
..ALRIGHT, fine! the, chronologically gifted superheroes home!

can we PLEASE move on before they come up with a new euphemism? Can't say anything fun these days can you?
by Quicksilver
Fri Dec 06, 2013 12:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1300: "Galilean Moons"
Replies: 34
Views: 17744

Re: 1300: "Galilean Moons"

Galileo Was Alone. Wow. A weird first thought to have. Galileo decided to start listing his observations, for posterity.
by Quicksilver
Mon Nov 25, 2013 2:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1288: "Substitutions"
Replies: 147
Views: 34619

Re: 1288: "Substitutions"

I lol'd so hard at Homestar Runner being on this.
by Quicksilver
Fri Oct 11, 2013 12:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1276: "Angular Size"
Replies: 98
Views: 20956

Re: 1276: "Angular Size"

Disappointed in the lack of a "Your Mom" joke.
by Quicksilver
Wed Oct 09, 2013 4:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1275: "int(pi)"
Replies: 95
Views: 23227

Re: 1275: "int(pi)"

Pi is exactly 3?
by Quicksilver
Mon Oct 07, 2013 6:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104860
Views: 29872450

Re: 1190: "Time"

I'm guessing molpies are the supreme rulers of OTT (or Timecube.)
by Quicksilver
Mon Oct 07, 2013 5:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1274: Open Letter
Replies: 162
Views: 30836

Re: 1274: Open Letter

Raptor Jesus will lie in wait while the rest screw it up. Then He will bring about the velocirapture.
by Quicksilver
Fri Oct 04, 2013 8:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1273: "Tall Infographics"
Replies: 55
Views: 12351

Re: 1273: "Tall Infographics"

Red Hal wrote:Some great examples here: http://www.worstinfographic.com/

My personal favourite (and it's tall) is this one: http://www.worstinfographic.com/botox-and-you/
I love that XKCD is one of the top 100 infographics that isn't shit.
by Quicksilver
Fri Oct 04, 2013 4:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1273: "Tall Infographics"
Replies: 55
Views: 12351

Re: 1273: "Tall Infographics"

As someone who loves recording everything in graphs, I approve of this message.
by Quicksilver
Mon Sep 30, 2013 6:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1271: Hilighting
Replies: 120
Views: 17161

Re: 1271: Hilighting

His misspelling of highlighting rustles my jimmies more the uniform, OCD selections of text.
by Quicksilver
Fri Sep 27, 2013 4:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1270: Functional
Replies: 171
Views: 39325

Re: 1270: Functional

It took me a very long time to accept functional programming over spaghetti code, and even now I don't think it's much better. OOP though, I'll never understand that.
by Quicksilver
Thu Sep 26, 2013 2:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1269: "Privacy Opinions"
Replies: 118
Views: 18409

Re: 1269: "Privacy Opinions"

I'm a burrito. No you are not a burrito. We have your data. We know what you are, where you are....... And we know that you are really a taco. Were you guys / y'all deliberately trying to write a limerick, or do you always speak in anapests? Putting the bits together, the best I can come up with is...
by Quicksilver
Wed Sep 25, 2013 4:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104860
Views: 29872450

Re: 1190: "Time"

I tried to confirm to the language of the OTT :(

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