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by kg333
Tue Jun 21, 2011 3:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0914: "Ice"
Replies: 92
Views: 53658

Re: 0914: "Ice"

For anyone who was as slow as I was the alt text is a reference to a Urban Legend separate from the kidney...thing where a guy wakes up from a one-night stand with the hooker gone and a message written on the mirror saying "welcome to the AIDS club". The joke is that he has a message sayi...
by kg333
Mon Jun 20, 2011 4:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0914: "Ice"
Replies: 92
Views: 53658

Re: 0914: "Ice"

AAA is the American Automobile Association. I have no idea what it has to do with the joke.

KG
by kg333
Mon Feb 21, 2011 5:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0863: "Major in the Universe"
Replies: 108
Views: 24899

Re: 0863: "Major in the Universe"

I read the second half of what she said and cringed...
by kg333
Tue Jul 06, 2010 3:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0759: "3x9"
Replies: 135
Views: 42050

Re: "3x9" Discussion (#759)

Also, I heard a rumor someone in Somerville Ma. used a similar complex formula to fill in the dollar amount on a check to pay an electric bill. He was protesting the utility's complex billing system. I can't remember the person's name though. The one I'm familiar with was actually done by the autho...
by kg333
Mon Jun 28, 2010 3:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0759: "3x9"
Replies: 135
Views: 42050

0759: "3x9"

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/3x9.png Alt text: "Handy exam trick: when you know the answer but not the correct derivation, derive blindly forward from the givens and backward from the answer, and join the chains once the equations start looking similar. Sometimes the graders don't notice the se...
by kg333
Wed Mar 17, 2010 5:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0715: "Numbers"
Replies: 185
Views: 51893

Re: Numbers

This is interesting. I kind of wish he just used a different symbol for the I've had <x> boy/girl-friend graph to make it clearer... I wonder if the "I'm 18 and have never had a boyfriend" spike comes from some sort of ad or something. For some reason I'm hard pressed to believe that ther...
by kg333
Thu Jan 28, 2010 3:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0694: "Retro Virus"
Replies: 164
Views: 42074

Re: "Retro Virus" Discussion

Because nobody prefers KDE or GNOME to Explorer(which can't even manage more than a SINGLE PANEL!). Linux is a viable desktop OS for those who want it; stop pretending otherwise. The only people I know who prefer, or even know what KDE and GNOME are, happen to be computer and IT people. He's right,...

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