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by qvxb
Sat Mar 23, 2019 7:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2127: "Panama Canal"
Replies: 20
Views: 1698

Re: 2127: "Panama Canal"

His parents bribed the admissions director of the Engineering School he attended.
by qvxb
Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2113: "Physics Suppression"
Replies: 23
Views: 3654

Re: 2113: "Physics Suppression"

Don't ask me about my theory. It did not fall off the back of a truck. I"ll only tell it to the biologists. They don't have souls.
by qvxb
Mon Feb 04, 2019 10:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: Re: 2107: "Launch risk"
Replies: 17
Views: 3472

Re: 2107: "Launch risk"

Ground Control: Don't get upset Major Tom. I just thought you might be interested in this oddity.
by qvxb
Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2099: "Missal of Silos"
Replies: 26
Views: 5038

Re: 2099: "Missal of Silos"

Also, remove Thermonuclear War from the games list.
by qvxb
Tue Jan 15, 2019 1:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2098: "Magnetic Pole"
Replies: 21
Views: 4484

Re: 2098: "Magnetic Pole"

Wandering magnetic pole - Lech Walesa on vacation.
by qvxb
Tue Jan 08, 2019 1:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2095: "Marsiforming"
Replies: 31
Views: 5369

Re: 2095: "Marsiforming"

Ming the Merciless for President (or head of the EPA).
by qvxb
Thu Jan 03, 2019 3:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2093: "Reminders"
Replies: 10
Views: 2868

Re: 2093: "Reminders"

If people require so much effort, they're not worth having as friends.
by qvxb
Mon Dec 17, 2018 9:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2086: "History Department"
Replies: 23
Views: 5101

Re: 2086: "History Department"

Historians should fall behind to preserve their mental well being.

As D. P. Leitch wrote in 1968,

Histories of ages past
Unenlightened shadows cast
Down through all eternity
The crying of humanity

Imagine if the historians were up to date.
by qvxb
Wed Dec 12, 2018 11:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2084: "FDR"
Replies: 49
Views: 8977

Re: 2084: "FDR"

Obviously Randall doesn't listen to conservative talk radio.
by qvxb
Tue Dec 11, 2018 12:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2083: "Laptop Issues"
Replies: 27
Views: 5577

Re: 2083: "Laptop Issues"

Tech Support hasn't noticed that the only music videos YouTube plays on the laptop is Sympathy for the Devil.
by qvxb
Fri Dec 07, 2018 6:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2082: "Mercator Projection"
Replies: 29
Views: 5604

Re: 2082: "Mercator Projection"

Where will the proposed wall between the US and Mexico actually be?
by qvxb
Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2081: Middle Latitudes
Replies: 27
Views: 4745

Re: 2081: Middle Latitudes

Clowns to the left of me,
Jokers to the right, here I am,
Stuck in the middle latitudes with you.

Nothing to excess.
by qvxb
Thu Nov 29, 2018 3:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2078: "Popper"
Replies: 19
Views: 4153

Re: 2078: "Popper"

As Bird said, Popper ooo mow mow..
by qvxb
Tue Nov 27, 2018 2:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2077: "Heist"
Replies: 40
Views: 6210

Re: 2077: "Heist"

If he asks for your Social Security number, he's not legit.
by qvxb
Mon Nov 19, 2018 10:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2074: Airplanes and Spaceships
Replies: 40
Views: 6503

Re: 2074: Airplanes and Spaceships

There will be passenger spaceships when there are casinos (and hookers) on Mars and Venus.
by qvxb
Sat Nov 17, 2018 1:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2073: "Kilogram"
Replies: 97
Views: 14034

Re: 2073: "Kilogram"

Has BHG updated the Wikipedia article?
by qvxb
Thu Nov 01, 2018 12:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2066: "Ballot Selfies"
Replies: 110
Views: 16517

Re: 2066: "Ballot Selfies"

If a. person is in the voting booth with the curtain closed, how can anyone tell they are taking a selfie?
by qvxb
Fri Oct 26, 2018 3:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2064: "I'm a Car"
Replies: 19
Views: 4362

Re: 2064: "I'm a Car"

The first car to vote was a 1932 Ford coupe in Drag City in 1964. It was very critical of establishment politics and would constantly whine, whine, whine.
by qvxb
Wed Oct 24, 2018 11:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2063: "Carnot Cycle"
Replies: 27
Views: 6026

Re: 2063: "Carnot Cycle"

Please delete.
by qvxb
Wed Oct 24, 2018 11:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2063: "Carnot Cycle"
Replies: 27
Views: 6026

Re: 2063: "Carnot Cycle"

Print and distribute to your fellow pre-med students.
by qvxb
Tue Oct 23, 2018 6:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2062: "Barnard's Star"
Replies: 14
Views: 4214

Re: 2062: "Barnard's Star"

Barnard's Star wishes everyone a Happy Mole Day from 6:02 AM to 6:02 PM on 10/23. Avogadro - he's got your number.
by qvxb
Mon Oct 22, 2018 6:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2062: "Barnard's Star"
Replies: 14
Views: 4214

Re: 2062: "Barnard's Star"

"Hello, young'un! You're getting big." - Barnard's Star
by qvxb
Wed Oct 17, 2018 11:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2060: "Hygrometer"
Replies: 35
Views: 5613

Re: 2060: "Hygrometer"

"My I interest you in this book of poetry in Iambic Pentameter?"

Iambic - therefore I write - inexpensively.
by qvxb
Sat Oct 13, 2018 2:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2058: "Rock Wall"
Replies: 24
Views: 6173

Re: 2058: "Rock Wall"

"Mantle? Bah! Lava tubes!" - O. Lidenbrock and J. Verne.
by qvxb
Sat Sep 29, 2018 4:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2052: "Stanislav Petrov Day"
Replies: 13
Views: 3866

Re: 2052: "Stanislav Petrov Day"

The TV film "The Day After" was first shown Nov. 20, 1983. Were the two films "inspired" by President Ronald Reagan?
by qvxb
Fri Sep 28, 2018 9:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2052: "Stanislav Petrov Day"
Replies: 13
Views: 3866

Re: 2052: "Stanislav Petrov Day"

The film "War Games" was released in 1983.
by qvxb
Wed Sep 26, 2018 5:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2051: "Bad Opinions"
Replies: 46
Views: 8332

Re: 2051: "Bad Opinions"

Hint: The opinion is political and angers both Rush Limbaugh and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
by qvxb
Mon Sep 24, 2018 4:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2050: "6/6 Time"
Replies: 73
Views: 10214

Re: 2050: "6/6 Time"

And the lyrics would be "Time is not on my side".
by qvxb
Mon Sep 17, 2018 11:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2047: "Beverages"
Replies: 17
Views: 4012

Re: 2047: "Beverages"

by qvxb
Sat Sep 15, 2018 4:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2046: "Trum-"
Replies: 38
Views: 6884

Re: 2046: "Trum-"

"(It's right up there with 2001-2008, when people used to talk about the top two spots in the US being held by Bush and Dick.)"

Some leftist socialist progressives who take a knee during the playing of the National Anthem, say that the spots were held by two Dicks.
by qvxb
Thu Sep 13, 2018 3:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2045: "Social Media Announcement"
Replies: 24
Views: 5634

Re: 2045: "Social Media Announcement"

This illustrates the need for a WGAF.
by qvxb
Mon Sep 10, 2018 4:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2044: "Sandboxing Cycle"
Replies: 20
Views: 5106

Re: 2044: "Sandboxing Cycle"

The sandboxing cycle requires an initiator and maintainer. This is known as the military-industrial complex.
by qvxb
Sat Sep 01, 2018 3:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2040: Sibling-in-law
Replies: 52
Views: 9646

Re: 2040: Sibling-in-law

There's a problem when your family tree is a dowel.
by qvxb
Thu Aug 30, 2018 12:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2039: "Begging the Question"
Replies: 145
Views: 20984

Re: 2039: "Begging the Question"

Try "That food made me sick."
by qvxb
Fri Aug 17, 2018 8:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2034: "Equations"
Replies: 30
Views: 7065

Re: 2034: "Equations"

The chemistry equations author was pre-med until he/she wrote the equation.
by qvxb
Sat Aug 11, 2018 12:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2031: "Pie Charts"
Replies: 19
Views: 4470

Re: 2031: "Pie Charts"

What's This Foolishness? Reca!culate the percentages.
by qvxb
Wed Aug 08, 2018 5:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2030: "Voting Software"
Replies: 45
Views: 12357

Re: 2030: "Voting Software"

Many blame faulty voting software for the election of President Maurice Povich.
by qvxb
Mon Aug 06, 2018 11:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2029: "Disaster Movie"
Replies: 21
Views: 4444

Re: 2029: "Disaster Movie"

The actress to play the head of the Institute will be either Meryl Streep or Stormy Daniels.
by qvxb
Mon Jul 30, 2018 11:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2026: Heat Index
Replies: 30
Views: 4642

Re: 2026: Heat Index

TV (totally vapid) personalities use the heat index to scare viewers. "The heat index will be life threateningly high tomorrow. I'll tell you how high when I give the weather forecast later."

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