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by Graff
Wed Jul 04, 2012 7:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1077: "Home Organization"
Replies: 107
Views: 29108

Re: 1076: "Home Organization"

Step 4: After each time you wash, put the clean socks back in the drawer (unpaired and uncounted) and shuffle the contents. This ensures an even level of wear. I find it easier to just make a queue: remove socks from one end of the drawer, slide socks down to the removal end, add clean socks to the...
by Graff
Fri Sep 30, 2011 5:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0958: "Hotels"
Replies: 107
Views: 32172

Re: 0958: "Hotels"

jpk wrote:This is hardly "you're being a dick", this is "you're wasting your time, I thought you were smarter than that".

Well, he did say that it was a script so presumably it doesn't waste that much of his time. Even if the effect is negligible it still might be worth the effort.
by Graff
Wed Aug 10, 2011 4:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0936: "Password Strength"
Replies: 893
Views: 317645

Re: 0936: "Password Strength"

I think the best idea along these lines is the first letter of each word in a phrase. It's easy to remember and isn't susceptible to a dictionary attack that concatenates words. Make up a simple algorithm to make it unique to the website, like placing the length of the site's name and its last chara...
by Graff
Thu Jun 10, 2010 4:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0751: "Swimsuit Issue"
Replies: 119
Views: 30764

Re: "Swimsuit Issue" Discussion

Just a helpful hint: lets say you decide to save a bunch of morally questionable pictures to some folder on your computer: it is highly advisable that you then save something completely innocent to a completely different area of the computer, lest your little sister goes to open a document and the ...
by Graff
Mon Oct 19, 2009 8:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0651: "Bag Check"
Replies: 206
Views: 54395

Re: "Bag Check" Discussion

What's amazing to me is you don't need any explosives at all to make a weapon: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Girandoni_Air_Rifle This is the gun that Lewis & Clark carried on their expedition. It was very effective and only used compressed air as a propellent for the bullets. You could create a s...

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