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by Time Traveler
Mon Mar 25, 2019 12:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2116: ".NORM Normal File Format"
Replies: 37
Views: 4796

Re: 2116: ".NORM Normal File Format"

Disengaging lurk mode to reply to this. Here's an screenshot of how we often receive Excel spreadsheets: https://i.imgur.com/b62oxxm.png Scanned JPEGs from printouts. They do have the original Excel file, they just don't want to share it; either because they think sending the full file is "sen...
by Time Traveler
Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2119: Video Orientation
Replies: 43
Views: 4867

Re: 2119: Video Orientation

vertical letterbox-bars That's called "pillarboxing". Is there a name for both at once? Seriously, can we fix the trend of 21:9 video being letterboxed into 16:9, which in turn gets pillarboxed on a correctly-proportioned-for-the-original-media 21:9 monitor. I don't know if there's a name...
by Time Traveler
Fri Mar 22, 2019 2:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2124: "Space Mission Hearing"
Replies: 22
Views: 2368

Re: 2124: "Space Mission Hearing"

The conversation in this comic sounds to me like the results of months of effort, practice, and training trying to teach the Space Core to articulate in a coherent fashion why he should be sent into space. After one good sentence, it devolves into "SPAAAAAAAACE! Wanna go to space. Space."

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