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by qvxb
Wed Mar 14, 2018 1:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1967: "Violin Plots"
Replies: 21
Views: 2505

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: 3904

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: 2768

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: 5081

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: 2280

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: 5811

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: 2736

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: 5605

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: 4071

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: 2642

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: 5418

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: 1942

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: 3719

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: 3719

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: 10162

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: 5149

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: 2915

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: 7366

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: 3447

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: 9067

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: 1516

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: 3252

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: 4442

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: 25882

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: 4637
Views: 339576

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: 5901

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: 6431

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: 3632

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: 5100

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: 2749

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: 3155

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: 6309

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: 5566

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: 4329

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: 3412

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: 9263

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: 3811

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: 15995

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: 5449

Re: 1864: "City Nicknames"

Babel - The Fzeyk$5dopal City

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