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by qvxb
Tue Jan 08, 2019 1:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2095: "Marsiforming"
Replies: 30
Views: 1177

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: 731

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: 2194

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: 3845

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: 2555

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: 2740

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: 2252

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: 2496

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: 3482

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: 3862

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: 8199

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: 10302

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: 3429

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: 4808

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: 4808

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: 3520

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: 3520

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: 4233

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: 4590

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: 3329

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: 3329

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: 6674

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: 8249

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: 3463

Re: 2047: "Beverages"

by qvxb
Sat Sep 15, 2018 4:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2046: "Trum-"
Replies: 38
Views: 5674

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: 4533

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: 4192

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: 7899

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: 17485

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: 5867

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: 3776

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: 10579

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: 3567

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: 3763

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."
by qvxb
Fri Jul 27, 2018 11:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2025: "Peer Review"
Replies: 13
Views: 3293

Re: 2025: "Peer Review"

People wondered why Economics Journal had a membership in the KGB Poison of the Month Club.
by qvxb
Fri Jul 20, 2018 9:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2022: "Sports Champions"
Replies: 44
Views: 5460

Re: 2022: "Sports Champions"

Jebidiah was drunk and dropped "trou".
by qvxb
Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2021: "Software Development"
Replies: 31
Views: 6479

Re: 2021: "Software Development"

Donald Trump's worst nightmare.
by qvxb
Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2020: "Negative Results"
Replies: 15
Views: 2635

Re: 2020: "Negative Results"

xkcd is Seinfeld with scientific and technical matter added.
by qvxb
Fri Jul 13, 2018 11:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2019: "An Apple for a Dollar"
Replies: 80
Views: 8299

Re: 2019: "An Apple for a Dollar"

According to the CPI calculator, 5¢ in 1930 dollars, the usual price for apples sold by unemployed Depression era Americans (and future FDR voters) is 75¢ today. Selling them for $1.00 each avoids having to make change. http://data.bls.gov/cgi-bin/cpicalc.pl Some panhandled. https://www.youtube.com/...
by qvxb
Mon Jul 09, 2018 9:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2017: "Stargazing 2"
Replies: 5
Views: 1988

Re: 2017: "Stargazing 2"

Good thing we weren't the winning bidder on eBay for those Stinger missiles.

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