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by HokieNerd
Mon Dec 12, 2016 2:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1771: "It Was I"
Replies: 61
Views: 13186

Re: 1771: "It Was I"

Whew, glad somebody cleared that one up.

Now, if somebody could explain what he's saying WRT the "centrally moon", that'd be just greaaaaaat. :?
by HokieNerd
Wed Oct 12, 2016 1:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1745: "Record Scratch"
Replies: 45
Views: 10742

Re: 1745: "Record Scratch"

peteispo wrote:The "78 RPM era" might be close to your Civil War, but not ours...


Define "ours".
by HokieNerd
Wed Aug 10, 2016 1:20 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Logic Puzzles - Admittedly, not naturally equipped to solve them...
Replies: 17
Views: 9604

Re: Logic Puzzles - Admittedly, not naturally equipped to solve them...

I actually really enjoy Sudoku but have not attempted my fate at other grid puzzles yet. Maybe you can introduce me to some? What I like about Sudoku is that you can learn patterns that are both easy to recognize as well as trickier. Solving a small piece gets you closer to solving a bigger piece. ...
by HokieNerd
Wed Mar 09, 2016 2:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1652 "Conditionals"
Replies: 77
Views: 11882

Re: 1652 "Conditionals"

dp2 wrote:
Apeiron wrote:
dp2 wrote:Can you stop being so pedantic?
Yes, I can, anytime I want.

A true pedant would have also called out "anytime".

Otherwise, you did good.


Well played, sir. Well played.
by HokieNerd
Wed Jun 10, 2015 8:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1536: "The Martian"
Replies: 128
Views: 36220

Re: 1536: "The Martian"

alt text sums up the explanation for why there are no reality shows about engineers. Mythbusters is the closest I can think of. Science Channel has "What Could Possibly Go Wrong?" The Weather Channel (of all places) has "Brainstormers". Is the Learning Channel / Science Channel ...
by HokieNerd
Wed Jun 10, 2015 3:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1536: "The Martian"
Replies: 128
Views: 36220

Re: 1536: "The Martian"

musashi1600 wrote:Amazon is showing the paperback edition on backorder. That was fast. >_>

(They still have the hardcover edition, and Powell's [edit: URL removed] still has both paperback and hardcover editions as of this post.)


I really hope the eBook isn't on backorder.
by HokieNerd
Mon Feb 03, 2014 1:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1325: "Rejection"
Replies: 515
Views: 99955

Re: 1325: "Rejection"

What kind of stupid ad hominem argument is that ? Has Randall become a stereotypical know-nothing white knight pro-sexism nerd now? Edit: TLDQ Heheh. It's funny that you went through all the effort and typed all this up when you missed the point of the comic. He isn't saying anything about women. H...

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