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by qvxb
Thu Oct 26, 2017 4:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1907: "Immune System"
Replies: 11
Views: 1367

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: 2602

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: 2602

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: 7197

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: 3418

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: 2161

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: 4901

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: 2453

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: 6482

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: 930

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: 16
Views: 1928

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: 3278

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: 18108

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: 3587
Views: 224336

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: 4369

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: 4623

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: 2745

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: 3905

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: 2131

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: 2468

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: 4697

Re: 1883: Supervillain Plan

Getting rid of California. BHG is working for POTUS or Rush Limbaugh.
by qvxb
Sun Aug 20, 2017 2:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1878: "Earth Orbital Diagram"
Replies: 45
Views: 4437

Re: 1878: "Earth Orbital Diagram"

Be safe while observing. Fourteen years ago a boy merely imagined seeing the dimples of Venus on Stacy's mom. He still has to wear a wrist brace today.
by qvxb
Fri Aug 11, 2017 8:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1875: Computers vs Humans
Replies: 24
Views: 2496

Re: 1875: Computers vs Humans

Computer: From now on, I will display only G-rated pictures. Human (aka meat machine): Nooooooooooooooo! This doesn't include those who got there due to being born into rich families, surrounded by wealth. Having a huge safety net makes it really easy to get back up after you fail. It may not really...
by qvxb
Fri Aug 04, 2017 3:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1872: "Backup Batteries"
Replies: 27
Views: 2475

Re: 1872: "Backup Batteries"

Dr. Sheldon Cooper also does this.
by qvxb
Thu Aug 03, 2017 2:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1871: "Bun Alert"
Replies: 86
Views: 6716

Re: 1871: "Bun Alert"

When I saw the comic title, Sarah Hyland came to mind.
by qvxb
Wed Jul 26, 2017 5:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1868: "Eclipse Flights"
Replies: 31
Views: 2755

Re: 1868: "Eclipse Flights"

Captain: My mistake. We're flying over R'lyeh and through Cthulhu's shadow.
by qvxb
Wed Jul 26, 2017 1:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1867: "Physics Confession"
Replies: 182
Views: 11872

Re: 1867: "Physics Confession"

Provide the statement musically, starting with "In my physics confession...".

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5nZnqtDdsws
by qvxb
Tue Jul 18, 2017 1:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1864: "City Nicknames"
Replies: 42
Views: 3986

Re: 1864: "City Nicknames"

Babel - The Fzeyk$5dopal City
by qvxb
Thu Jul 13, 2017 8:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1862: "Particle Properties"
Replies: 35
Views: 2865

Re: 1862: "Particle Properties"

To sense entropy, compare the picture of a twenty-year-old with a picture of the same person at age 70.
by qvxb
Mon Jul 10, 2017 8:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1861: "Quantum"
Replies: 69
Views: 5025

Re: 1861: "Quantum"

ICP = inductively coupled plasma
by qvxb
Sat Jul 08, 2017 3:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1860: "Communicating"
Replies: 60
Views: 5516

Re: 1860: "Communicating"

I seriously thought this comic was about "Humpty Trumpty". No, his words mean whatever his supporters think they mean. An appropriate quote for HT would be "I am POTUS and you are not, Hillary and Bernie." Or "Want my stuff? Sign this pre-nup. I'll be looking for number fou...
by qvxb
Thu Jul 06, 2017 5:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1859: "Sports Knowledge"
Replies: 44
Views: 3870

Re: 1859: "Sports Knowledge"

Stick with what you know; Quidditch.
by qvxb
Tue Jul 04, 2017 2:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1858: "4th of July"
Replies: 26
Views: 3222

Re: 1858: "4th of July"

Will the drones fight a civil war over involuntary servomechanisimtude?
Will they have an electoral college?
by qvxb
Wed Jun 28, 2017 5:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1856: "Existence Proof"
Replies: 38
Views: 3730

Re: 1856: "Existence Proof"

Kim Kardashian possesses sufficiently large values of 2, as does Jenny McCarthy, et all.
by qvxb
Thu Jun 22, 2017 1:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1853: "Once Per Day"
Replies: 50
Views: 4885

Re: 1853: "Once Per Day"

Which of those news stories are fake news?
by qvxb
Mon Jun 19, 2017 5:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1852: "Election Map"
Replies: 30
Views: 4130

Re: 1852: "Election Map"

The cause of the rotation may be a woman, as proposed by physicist and musician Thomas Roe in 1969.

Dizzy
I'm so dizzy my head is spinning
Like a whirlpool, it never ends
And it's you, girl, making it spin
You're making me dizzy
by qvxb
Fri Jun 16, 2017 8:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1851: "Magnetohydrodynamics"
Replies: 30
Views: 4069

Re: 1851: Magnetohydrodynamics

Economics 101 Principles

"...the masters make the rules for the wise men and the fools ... ." - R. Zimmerman

"Money changes everything." - C. Lauper

"And there are no truths outside the gates of Eden." - B. Dylan
by qvxb
Wed Jun 14, 2017 11:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1850: "Air Force Museum"
Replies: 14
Views: 2706

Re: 1850: "Air Force Museum"

"Do you hear helicopters?"
"Yes, and 'Paint it Black'."
by qvxb
Fri Jun 09, 2017 8:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1848: "Glacial Erratic"
Replies: 23
Views: 3324

Re: 1848: "Glacial Erratic"

She's angry because the "American Anthropologist" rejected her paper in which she proposed the Rapa Nui used glaciers to move moai from the quarry to their destinations on Easter Island.

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