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by qvxb
Thu Apr 26, 2018 9:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1985: "Meteorologist"
Replies: 54
Views: 5946

Re: 1985: "Meteorologist"

Channel 4 just hired Stormy Daniels to be their new weatherperson. She edged out Jenny McCarthy for the position.

Be sure to check out the new "Big Blow" hurricane coverage.
by qvxb
Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1984: "Misinterpretation"
Replies: 45
Views: 5853

Re: 1984: "Misinterpretation"

Some posters inadvertently irritate people by, for example, using "Sieg heil!" as a synonym for "Gesundheit!"
by qvxb
Sat Apr 21, 2018 2:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1983: "Clutter"
Replies: 28
Views: 3558

Re: 1983: "Clutter"

Eventually there will be a big vertical drop then the line will continue horizontally.

The notation will be "Rosebud, broken snow globe, other assorted junk", in a different printing style than previous entries.
by qvxb
Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1981: Rickrolling Anniversary
Replies: 26
Views: 3309

Re: 1981: Rickrolling Anniversary

"When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became a man, I put away childish things."

As good a course of action today as it was two thousand years ago.
by qvxb
Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1980: "Turkish Delight"
Replies: 95
Views: 9228

Re: 1980: "Turkish Delight"

Some feel the best Turkish Delight is the Mauser brand.
by qvxb
Fri Apr 06, 2018 9:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1977: "Paperwork"
Replies: 7
Views: 2147

Re: 1977: "Paperwork"

"Never release your tax return. Build a wall instead." - D. Trump
by qvxb
Mon Mar 26, 2018 6:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1972: "Autogyros"
Replies: 30
Views: 4382

Re: 1972: "Autogyros"

Autogyros carried the mail in the 1930s.

http://postalmuseumblog.si.edu/2015/04/ ... -mail.html

It was developed by Juan de la Cierva. Cierva died in the crash of a KLM airliner in 1936. He was honored on Spanish stamps in 1939.
by qvxb
Wed Mar 14, 2018 1:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1967: "Violin Plots"
Replies: 36
Views: 5422

Re: 1967: "Violin Plots"

Lights at ends of tunnels were observed by Presidents and generals in Vietnam 50 years ago.
by qvxb
Fri Mar 09, 2018 2:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1964: "Spatial Orientation"
Replies: 77
Views: 7774

Re: 1964: "Spatial Orientation"

Imagine this comic as a Seinfeld episode.
by qvxb
Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1957: "2018 CVE List"
Replies: 35
Views: 4356

Re: 1957: "2018 CVE List"

Randall, please fix the link in the comic. People's egos are at stake!
by qvxb
Sat Dec 30, 2017 3:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1935: "2018"
Replies: 66
Views: 6265

Re: 1935: "2018"

Presidential elections are held in leap years to allow the maximum amount of time to decide who is the best candidate.
by qvxb
Tue Dec 26, 2017 3:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1933: "Santa Facts"
Replies: 18
Views: 2884

Re: 1933: "Santa Facts"

Nothing about Mrs. Claus? Are they still together or did she leave him when she found out he brought Apollonia Kotero a sex shooter in 1984? Rumor is he said to her "Come on and kiss the gun".
by qvxb
Fri Dec 01, 2017 5:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1923: "Felsius"
Replies: 78
Views: 6893

Re: 1923: "Felsius"

The felsius symbol is simply a kyphotic F.
by qvxb
Mon Nov 13, 2017 11:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1915: "Nightmare Email Feature"
Replies: 20
Views: 3196

Re: 1915: "Nightmare Email Feature"

An additional feature - songs that play until the reply is sent. Time is on My Side. Rolling Stones How the Time Flies. Jerry Wallace Time. Chambers Brothers No Time. The Guess Who Out of Time. Rolling Stones As Time Goes By. Dooley Wilson What Time is It? The Jive Five Time After Time. Cyndi Pauper...
by qvxb
Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1913: "A �"
Replies: 65
Views: 6575

Re: 1913: "A �"

I bet the SVR agent reading this thread has suffered terminal boredom.
by qvxb
Mon Nov 06, 2017 1:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1912: "Thermostat"
Replies: 18
Views: 4459

Re: 1912: "Thermostat"

Thermostats containing mercury don't have these problems.
by qvxb
Wed Nov 01, 2017 9:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1910: Sky Spotters
Replies: 21
Views: 2941

Re: 1910: Sky Spotters

Today's skywatchers are the descendants of people who took to heart the 1951 message "Keep watching the skies."

And don't forget the DEW Line.
by qvxb
Mon Oct 30, 2017 11:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1909:"Digital Resource Lifespan"
Replies: 61
Views: 6384

Re: 1909:"Digital Resource Lifespan"

This is why we need more monks majoring in computer science.
by qvxb
Thu Oct 26, 2017 4:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1907: "Immune System"
Replies: 11
Views: 2188

Re: 1907: "Immune System"

Unfortunately, bioinvaders mutate. Before my internal defense cells develop countermeasures, each sneeze produces an offensive mist that will overwhelm your killer cells. Like the mist that covered your pointer before the meeting, witch.
by qvxb
Tue Oct 24, 2017 3:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1906: "Making Progress"
Replies: 21
Views: 4082

Re: 1906: "Making Progress"

Theme song from 59 years ago.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebkxzU2mATU
by qvxb
Tue Oct 24, 2017 3:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1906: "Making Progress"
Replies: 21
Views: 4082

Re: 1906: "Making Progress"

The chemists are happy. They're celebrating Mole Day.
by qvxb
Fri Oct 20, 2017 12:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1905: "Cast Iron Pan"
Replies: 108
Views: 11112

Re: 1905: Cast Iron Pan

Bronze rules!
by qvxb
Thu Oct 19, 2017 12:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1904: Research Risks
Replies: 62
Views: 5891

Re: 1904: Research Risks

George Costanza pretended to a marine biologist and saved a whale from a golf ball.
by qvxb
Mon Oct 16, 2017 2:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1903: "Bun Trend"
Replies: 24
Views: 3285

Re: 1903: Bun Trend

An increasing number of buns have been observed eating Cheetos. This was first reported by Don Cheetle.
by qvxb
Sat Oct 14, 2017 2:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1902: "State Borders"
Replies: 61
Views: 8331

Re: 1902: "State Borders"

Change the name of our nation from United States of America (no disrespect intended, Amerigo Vespucci) to Unrivaled Sections of the Sensible Right (USSR). With some changes, the song Back in the USSR could be the new national anthem. For example, change "keep your little comrade warm" to &...
by qvxb
Fri Oct 06, 2017 7:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1899: "Ears"
Replies: 31
Views: 3825

Re: 1899: "Ears"

"Ear Bud", a great film comedy.
by qvxb
Sat Sep 30, 2017 3:56 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Explain College-level subjects in one sentence
Replies: 45
Views: 10759

Re: Explain College-level subjects in one sentence

Organic chemistry: A demonstration of mass extinction using premed students.
by qvxb
Sat Sep 30, 2017 3:42 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Please sign this petition to help promote a working plan against Global Warming
Replies: 1
Views: 1654

Re: Please sign this petition to help promote a working plan against Global Warming

Get Rush Limbaugh to sign it and you've got it made!
by qvxb
Fri Sep 29, 2017 2:21 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Statue Removal--the Saga Continues
Replies: 17
Views: 4227

Re: Statue Removal--the Saga Continues

Statues of Confederate figures were erected many years ago. Today most of the former Dixiecrats are now Republicans and I feel sure would be happy to see the following replacements. Jefferson Davis replaced  by Abraham Lincoln or John C. Fremont. Fremont was the first Republican presidential candida...
by qvxb
Fri Sep 29, 2017 12:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1896: "Active Ingredients Only"
Replies: 40
Views: 4948

Re: 1896: "Active Ingredients Only"

Active Ingredients Only for Seniors

Active Ingredients
Those in Active Ingredients Only
Sildenafil citrate

Instructions - Take with water. Swallow quickly.

Side effects - Not following instructions may make neck hard.*

*Thanks, Redd Foxx.
by qvxb
Fri Sep 29, 2017 12:21 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Breaking Up the United States
Replies: 174
Views: 30835

Re: Breaking Up the United States

Keep the citizens happy. The more differences they have, the more chances they will have to say the satisfying phrase "Told you, a--hole!"
by qvxb
Wed Sep 27, 2017 2:51 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 5402
Views: 408554

Re: Trump presidency

...and the horse Putin rode in on.
by qvxb
Wed Sep 27, 2017 2:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1895: "Worrying Scientist Interviews"
Replies: 64
Views: 6715

Re: 1895: "Worrying Scientist Interviews"

Environmental Analytical Chemist

In lab coat in front of GC/MS - midpoint

In hazmat suit near body on ground - far right
by qvxb
Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1891: "Obsolete Technology"
Replies: 63
Views: 7469

Re: 1891: "New Technology"

I believe Dr. D. Howser still uses MS-DOS.
by qvxb
Thu Sep 14, 2017 8:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1889: "xkcd Phone 6"
Replies: 31
Views: 4170

Re: 1889: "xkcd Phone 6"

The next version will have the Shroud of Turin-style facial unlock replaced by Goats Head Soup-style facial unlock.

The (oxymoronic) burns clean coal feature will be dropped because of objections by Black Lungs Matter.
by qvxb
Mon Sep 11, 2017 3:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1888: "Still in Use"
Replies: 34
Views: 5740

Re: 1888: "Still in Use"

Another example of trash talking.
by qvxb
Fri Sep 08, 2017 4:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1887: "Two Down, One to Go"
Replies: 20
Views: 3227

Re: 1887: "Two Down, One to Go"

Meteor Storm. An astronomical event, not the 1950s stripper.
by qvxb
Mon Sep 04, 2017 6:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1885: "Ensemble Model"
Replies: 28
Views: 3580

Re: 1885: "Ensemble Model"

Is the title of the crime drama "Slicing Bad"?
by qvxb
Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1883: Supervillain Plan
Replies: 60
Views: 7083

Re: 1883: Supervillain Plan

Getting rid of California. BHG is working for POTUS or Rush Limbaugh.

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