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by Sarda
Fri Jul 02, 2010 1:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0760: "Moria"
Replies: 113
Views: 26300

Re: "Moria" Discussion

To everyone who keeps saying it wasn't funny because it was the most obvious answer: it's only the most obvious answer if you have neither read the LotR books nor watched the LotR movies, a feat which I congratulate you for pulling off since you obviously have so many better things to do. Or you're...
by Sarda
Wed Jun 30, 2010 4:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0760: "Moria"
Replies: 113
Views: 26300

Re: "Moria" Discussion

To everyone who keeps saying it wasn't funny because it was the most obvious answer: it's only the most obvious answer if you have neither read the LotR books nor watched the LotR movies, a feat which I congratulate you for pulling off since you obviously have so many better things to do. Or you're ...
by Sarda
Wed May 19, 2010 5:34 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Puzzles from the xkcd book (big puzzle SOLVED!)
Replies: 147
Views: 161999

Re: Puzzles from the xkcd book (big puzzle SOLVED!)

Man, I'm going to miss this one as well :(
by Sarda
Wed Mar 03, 2010 9:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0709: "I Am"
Replies: 152
Views: 46852

Re: "I Am" Discussion

Yes, I get the incongruity, but find it funnier if the incongruous elements have a reason for being together. The entire point seems to be "hey - I recognize the burning bush. And R2D2 from Star Wars." That, to me, is a reference, not a joke.[/quote] This is pretty much what I got out of i...
by Sarda
Sat Feb 27, 2010 7:56 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Improbable Island - Guild xkcd
Replies: 62
Views: 19559

Re: Improbable Island - Guild xkcd

Thanks. I managed to get back into the Raven Inn again, and took a screenshot of the colors. As for that hat thing, I guess it's going to be a while before I can join the clan...
by Sarda
Sat Feb 27, 2010 3:09 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Improbable Island - Guild xkcd
Replies: 62
Views: 19559

Re: Improbable Island - Guild xkcd

Anyone know of a wiki/guide that actually does give you help on the game? Barring that, could someone tell me
A: How to use colors in the chat and
B: How much you have to pay per level of hat
by Sarda
Fri Feb 26, 2010 4:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0707: "Joshing"
Replies: 63
Views: 19055

Re: "Joshing" Discussion

It's truly revealing to see people are digging deep into the joke to find the "reference" that gives it any depth, when in fact there isn't any, Indeed, but my original statement did what it was meant to do, i.e. spawn some interesting tangents. Although I didn't intend for people to deli...
by Sarda
Fri Feb 26, 2010 5:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0707: "Joshing"
Replies: 63
Views: 19055

Re: "Joshing" Discussion

I understand the joke, but am not sure about any references...
by Sarda
Sat Feb 20, 2010 12:45 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Bad Sex in Literature Award
Replies: 62
Views: 16982

Re: Bad Sex in Literature Award

Cynical Idealist wrote:
GreenStormElf wrote:Twilight is better than Eragon. Admit it.

Similarly, being punched in the nuts is better than being kicked in the face.

Doesn't mean I'd want to have either one happen to me.

Sounds like you've never been punched in the nuts.

Of course, your second sentence still holds.
by Sarda
Sat Feb 20, 2010 12:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0659: "Lego"
Replies: 265
Views: 59596

Re: "Lego" Discussion

That shape. That shape that is just slightly between a tick and a cross that is getting a few people worked up over whether it means yes or no. My opinion is that it's supposed to be our choice. Whether you believe that organ doning is good or not. Whether or not you think that loosing a piece of y...
by Sarda
Sat Jan 30, 2010 5:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0695: "Spirit"
Replies: 337
Views: 221853

Re: "Spirit" Discussion

On the other hand, if Spirit survives the winter, it will continue with its new mission; helping us try to determine if Mars has a liquid or solid core. We need a stationary observation point for that, so, even stuck, it will still be doing science. http://www.infrastructurist.com/wp-content/upload...
by Sarda
Thu Jan 28, 2010 12:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0694: "Retro Virus"
Replies: 164
Views: 42647

Re: "Retro Virus" Discussion

I'm surprised that only one other person here has mentioned how horribly bad anything but Windows is for a gamer. And don't even start about Wine or other Windows emulators, because in my experience there will be at least one game you absolutely love that will crash through them, if not worse. No em...
by Sarda
Sat Dec 05, 2009 2:52 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Bad Sex in Literature Award
Replies: 62
Views: 16982

Re: Bad Sex in Literature Award

podbaydoor wrote:I'm reading the passage in little increments because I am physically incapable of reading more than a few sentences at a time without incredible mental pain.

-100 for hotness when you're writing about genitals "staring" at you.

But in Soviet Russia...
by Sarda
Thu Nov 12, 2009 10:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0661: "Two-Party System"
Replies: 102
Views: 16704

Re: "Two-Party System" Discussion

I just finished learning about the Bull Moose party. In fact, on the test we had on the Progressive Era, there was a question on a political cartoon involving how Wilson managed to get elected. Naturally, I drew a tiny Roosevelt on the bull moose(which already had his stache and glasses) saying &quo...
by Sarda
Fri Nov 06, 2009 9:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0659: "Lego"
Replies: 265
Views: 59596

Re: "Lego" Discussion

Lemme get this straight. When the house is disassembled the pieces can be used elsewhere without damaging the house because the house is gone. It's parallel to how when you die your organs can be donated to someone else without damaging yourself because you're dead. I think most people who are not ...
by Sarda
Wed Nov 04, 2009 9:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0658: "Orbitals"
Replies: 89
Views: 17691

Re: "Orbitals" Discussion

Yay! My first real "Randall get out of my head!" moment. I just learned about orbitals today in chemistry. What you learnt, (assuming you're at high school or at the start of a degree) is almost certainly almost, but not quite entirely, completely wrong. It's a useful lie, of course, but ...
by Sarda
Wed Oct 21, 2009 8:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: xkcd Book
Replies: 85
Views: 24700

Re: The XKCD Book Thread

mine's signed on the first page inside the cover with black hat guy standing on it Did everyone get Black Hat Guy on their signature page? I would have liked a Megan (since I'm dating a girl named Megan), but some days I feel like Black Hat Guy, so it works. Nope, got the everyman(or is it Randall)...
by Sarda
Tue Oct 13, 2009 1:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0648: "Fall Foliage"
Replies: 85
Views: 17439

Re: "Fall Foliage" Discussion

It went straight from summer to winter where I live--trees were green one day, then completely dead in below freezing temperatures the next. "winter changed into spring, spring changed into summer, summer changed back into winter, and winter gave spring and summer a miss and went straight on i...
by Sarda
Tue Oct 13, 2009 1:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: xkcd Book
Replies: 85
Views: 24700

Re: The XKCD Book Thread

Well, I got the confirmation of shipping email on Friday, and the book arrived Saturday morning. I give Randall's shipping service 7 out of 5 stars. I give Randall's signature 8 of 5. The stick figure was a nice touch :D
by Sarda
Sat Oct 10, 2009 1:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0647: "Scary"
Replies: 271
Views: 58948

Re: "Scary" Discussion

BioTube wrote:SirMustapha, the interval's getting smaller because technology's advancing faster(how many people here have used a joystick?).

This doesn't make me feel any younger... I was using a joystick for Jedi Knight games at 7. 9 years ago.
by Sarda
Fri Oct 09, 2009 11:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0647: "Scary"
Replies: 271
Views: 58948

Re: "Scary" Discussion

Hmm... The 8th Graders in my mom's English class have never known a world with out PokeMon. I was in 8th grad when 9/11 happened... How many high schoolers have never used a floppy disk? Or dang, video cassettes... those started disappearing ten or eleven years ago.... Not quite time for that one, ...
by Sarda
Tue Oct 06, 2009 1:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0645: "RPS"
Replies: 185
Views: 51621

Re: "RPS" Discussion

I really don't understand how postfix is any better than infix. Here's my view: Infix Okay, where do we start? 6 All right, now what? * Okay, we're multiplying something. What are we multiplying by 6? 9 9. 6 * 9 = 42. Got it! Postfix Okay, where do we start? 6 Next number? 9 Anything else? * 6 * 9 =...
by Sarda
Mon Oct 05, 2009 10:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: xkcd Book
Replies: 85
Views: 24700

Re: The XKCD Book Thread

Well, I tried to go through the order manager, and it told me it's too late to change anything about the order. Yay? The only e-mail I have recieved as of yet contained this: We've received your order information. Your order from xkcd will ship in 1 to 3 business days and should arrive within 2-3 bu...
by Sarda
Sat Oct 03, 2009 4:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: xkcd Book
Replies: 85
Views: 24700

Re: The XKCD Book Thread

Well, it's officially been 7 business days since the Wednesday signed copies were announced to be shipping on. My confirmation e-mail said 2-3 days. Should I be worried, or was there a delay in the actual shipping?
by Sarda
Wed Sep 30, 2009 3:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: xkcd Book
Replies: 85
Views: 24700

Re: The XKCD Book Thread

To celebrate the release of the first xkcd book, xkcd sucks created an accompanying book and somebody from the blog went to the book party to give it to Randall. Randall himself said "I'm glad you had fun doing this" I mistook this for xkcd slightly worse, which would actually have been a...
by Sarda
Sun Sep 20, 2009 3:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: xkcd Book
Replies: 85
Views: 24700

Re: The XKCD Book Thread

From my understanding, signed copies were to begin shipping on Wednesday. Was I then wrong when I took that for being this past Wednesday? Am I going to be waiting another week for my copy?
by Sarda
Thu Sep 17, 2009 12:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0637: "Scribblenauts"
Replies: 108
Views: 24942

Re: "Scribblenauts" Discussion

I checked out the trailer, and apparently if you summon and use a crowbar you look like Gordon freeman :D
by Sarda
Sat Sep 05, 2009 2:36 am UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Unauthorized access attempts
Replies: 98
Views: 76854

Re: Unauthorized access attempts

Is the fact that I almost always have to log in, even though it's set to keep me logged in, a problem? It's not cookies.
by Sarda
Fri Sep 04, 2009 10:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0632: "Suspicion"
Replies: 112
Views: 37994

Re: "Suspicion" Discussion

Steve the Pocket wrote:At least he didn't wind up with the spambot that got extra credit on the Turing test. That one would have identified the captcha AND somehow gotten him to screw it up.

You mean Bucket?
by Sarda
Mon Aug 24, 2009 2:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0627: "Tech Support Cheat Sheet"
Replies: 182
Views: 56263

Re: "Tech Support Cheat Sheet" Discussion

I always wonder if I'm strange for finding flow-chart comics some of the most hilarious comics I've ever seen, such as the panflute flowchart comic on tpfd: http://www.toothpastefordinner.com/020605/panflute-flowchart.gif Yeah :) . Flowchart for figuring out which OS is right for you: -snip-[/url] ...
by Sarda
Mon Aug 17, 2009 6:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0624: "Branding"
Replies: 86
Views: 20746

Re: "Branding" Discussion

As another site mash-up, Sexplosm has been the topic of choice every so often in #xkcd. It's not registered :D
by Sarda
Thu Aug 13, 2009 5:01 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: XKCD Book - ever?
Replies: 58
Views: 15332

Re: XKCD Book - ever?


http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/20/busin ... 0link.html , for those who either don't happen to have an account with nytimes or don't want to bother logging in.
by Sarda
Fri Aug 07, 2009 1:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0619: "Supported Features"
Replies: 157
Views: 34088

Re: "Supported Features" discussion

If your Windows install is crashing, you're doing something wrong. Yes, it's called using Windows. < Jax184> I finally got the windows embedded platform builder installed < Jax184> so I can now make a version of XP that'll boot off of a 128 meg CF card < moshez> jax184: my condolences < moshez> why...
by Sarda
Fri Jul 31, 2009 4:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0617: "Understocked"
Replies: 115
Views: 23016

Re: "Understocked" Discussion

ProjectWind wrote:Gordon Freeman?? wait...nvm

ARRRGH! I would have been first to say that if the forums wouldn't quit forgetting to log me in... :P

Why was he in jail, Randall? WHY?
by Sarda
Mon Jun 22, 2009 8:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The Firefox Plugin of Pure Awesomeness
Replies: 23
Views: 3203

Re: The Firefox Plugin of Pure Awesomeness

Yeah, it's not got a lot of things set up for it, but there's no reason to not have it running for all the awesome things it does support. Like youtube, xkcd, various forums, cyanide and happiness, garfield minus garfield... the list goes on and on. Sure, there are some things where I'm like WHY DOE...
by Sarda
Wed May 13, 2009 8:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0583: "CNR"
Replies: 131
Views: 43418

Re: "CNR" Discussion

I dislike the casual attitude towards reproductive sex. Not really funny. What's wrong with that? Are you some kind of prude or something? What is wrong with a man and woman expressing their love for one another? Do you understand how mating works? Do you understand where babies come from? If it we...
by Sarda
Wed May 06, 2009 8:26 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: forums.xkcd.com
Replies: 70
Views: 17194

Re: forums.xkcd.com

I'm getting a problem where it never remembers me, even though I make sure that box is checked. And it's nothing to do with cookies, I made sure I hadn't accidentally told Firefox to deny all cookies from here.
by Sarda
Mon May 04, 2009 8:29 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The Firefox Plugin of Pure Awesomeness
Replies: 23
Views: 3203

Re: The Firefox Plugin of Pure Awesomeness

Looks great. Now if only there were a download button on that page. There... is? It doesn't work with anything but Firefox... And to all you whining about how complicated it is, straight out of the install whenever I first go somewhere that it can be used, a box pops up saying (for example) "A...
by Sarda
Thu Apr 30, 2009 11:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0575: "Tag Combination"
Replies: 76
Views: 21940

Re: "Tag Combination" Discussion

Lode wrote:HUH????

What kind of tags is this about? Slashdot tags?

More likely plain old genre tags, usable everywhere.

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