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by thevicente
Wed Feb 01, 2017 8:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1793: "Soda Sugar Comparisons"
Replies: 132
Views: 25631

Re: 1793: "Soda Sugar Comparisons"

I've said it before and I'll say it again: This comic, annoying me for using degress F so soon after #1394 using inches, gave me an idea. Randall could make versions in both imperial and metric and use ip-geo thing to serve the "correct" units for everyone. Doesn't see too difficult consid...
by thevicente
Mon Feb 15, 2016 7:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1643: "Degrees"
Replies: 147
Views: 25652

Re: 1643: "Degrees"

What the hell is a Fahrenheit?
by thevicente
Fri Dec 11, 2015 3:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1615: "Red Car"
Replies: 73
Views: 14745

Re: 1615: "Red Car"

I just realized a correlation between the facts that I drive a average-sized car and I have an average-sized penis.
by thevicente
Wed Dec 09, 2015 3:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1614: "Kites"
Replies: 28
Views: 8656

Re: 1614: "Kites"

I hate kites.
by thevicente
Mon Nov 23, 2015 2:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1606: "Five-Day Forecast"
Replies: 115
Views: 23345

Re: 1606: "Five-Day Forecast"

I've said this before and I say again: This comic, annoying me for using degress F , gave me an idea. Randall could make versions in both imperial and metric and use ip-geo thing to serve the "correct" units for everyone. Doesn't see too difficult considering the programatic things he made...
by thevicente
Fri Jul 03, 2015 5:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1546: "Tamagotchi Hive"
Replies: 19
Views: 8139

Re: 1546: "Tamagotchi Hive"

I remember a page on the mid 90s (www was funnier then) dedicated to destroy tamagotchis. The guy accepeted donations (of tamagotchis) and suggestions on how to do it (burned, smashed, dropped from height) and posted pictures (photographed and scanned).

somewhere it's cached, they say
by thevicente
Mon May 04, 2015 1:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0695: "Spirit"
Replies: 337
Views: 219471

Re: 0695: "Spirit"

by thevicente
Fri Mar 06, 2015 1:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1495: "Hard Reboot"
Replies: 56
Views: 12850

Re: 1495: "Hard Reboot"

I love videogames. I'm also old (over 40). That means I played Pac Man in the arcades. Decades later I found the code in the 'net. I love code. Well, enough about me. What is important is, in the Pac Man code there is a lot of the same output command scattered throughout it all with the same puzzlin...
by thevicente
Sat Jan 03, 2015 3:50 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0123: "Fairy Demographics"
Replies: 25
Views: 11526

Re: What-If 0123: "Fairy Demographics"

This panel is cute. Biomechanics, why a being with arms legs, head -- in short an humanoid -- plus wings in the back, flying, would stretch its arms ahead? And why do I read that image as "flying faster"?

Image
by thevicente
Mon Dec 01, 2014 6:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1454: "Done"
Replies: 48
Views: 14065

Re: 1454: "Done"

Here are the two of us in Letchworth, Herts. in 2012 (in the Gardener's Arms pub, which was used as The World's End in the film of the same name). We're on the right of the picture. Aww. Also, I missed the last part of your post ("We're on the right") and thought you were a gay couple. Af...
by thevicente
Tue Oct 21, 2014 11:38 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0116: "No-Rules NASCAR"
Replies: 60
Views: 20534

Re: What-If 0116: "No-Rules NASCAR"

I logged in to applaud this What-if. Some of the last ones were boring.
by thevicente
Mon Oct 13, 2014 12:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1433: "Lightsaber"
Replies: 49
Views: 15761

Re: 1433: "Lightsaber"

"it" doesn't.
by thevicente
Fri Oct 10, 2014 1:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1432: "The Sake of Argument"
Replies: 203
Views: 37463

Re: 1432: "The Sake of Argument"

It seems Randall lost an argument recently and was pissed
by thevicente
Fri Oct 03, 2014 1:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1429: "Data"
Replies: 81
Views: 20401

Re: 1429: Data

In some episodes there were apparently two Datas.
by thevicente
Thu Jul 31, 2014 12:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1401: "New"
Replies: 61
Views: 14943

Re: 1401: "New"

Not a hilarious comic, but now I think I'd like to have a headcannon.
by thevicente
Sat Jul 19, 2014 2:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1396: Actors
Replies: 16
Views: 6412

Re: 1396: Actors

This comic, annoying me for using degress F so soon after #1394 using inches, gave me an idea. Randall could make versions in both imperial and metric and use ip-geo thing to serve the "correct" units for everyone. Doesn't see too difficult considering the programatic things he made in the...
by thevicente
Wed Jul 16, 2014 12:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1395: "Power Cord"
Replies: 38
Views: 10195

Re: 1395: "Power Cord"

What about this:

How much breath would it take to charge a laptop's battery by blowing into the laptop's vent and making the fan run backwards (if it contains a DC motor it wil generate some electricity)?
by thevicente
Mon Jul 14, 2014 12:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1394: Superm*n
Replies: 82
Views: 15952

Re: 1394: Superm*n

inches


Great. Another webcomic I have to make units conversion to get the joke.

I get there's a tradition and all that, but at least in the www it should be easier to migrate.
by thevicente
Fri Jul 11, 2014 12:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1393: Timeghost
Replies: 77
Views: 19535

Re: 1393: Timeghost

2nd panel: grandparents
3rd panel: new parents
alt-text: second child

Not everyone keeps track of/plan their lives by becoming a parent and/or having the 2nd child.

Randall's biological clock must be ringing.

Slightly annoying.
by thevicente
Sun Jun 22, 2014 10:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1384: Krypton
Replies: 118
Views: 22635

Re: 1384: Krypton

I get it. 1. All babies cry. 2. Crying in annoying. 3. The one way to make them stop crying is to kill them. 4. Or sending them to another planet. Too bad the planet exepldoed. But hey. Also, I know Superman's power come from Earth's yellow sun. Does it mean a Terran baby in Krypton youd be proporti...
by thevicente
Fri Jun 06, 2014 5:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1378: "Turbine"
Replies: 43
Views: 10795

Re: Turbine

I don't understand. What's so funny? Is it the fan (air blowing) / fan (wind turbine) / fan (pop idol sense) triple pun? Yes, except a wind turbine is not a kin of fan. The stick person is confusing the wind turbine, which is moved by air blowing across it, with an oversized fan, which could blow a...
by thevicente
Fri May 30, 2014 6:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1375: "Astronaut Vandalism"
Replies: 76
Views: 18858

Re: 1375: "Astronaut Vandalism"

Also the arrow can be pointed in any direction, the vandalism can be just changing the number on it.
by thevicente
Fri May 30, 2014 4:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1375: "Astronaut Vandalism"
Replies: 76
Views: 18858

Re: 1375: "Astronaut Vandalism"

Back in 2009, when the Star Trek movie came, and with it the controversy about the Enterprise being built on the surface, someone posted somewhere it was justified because "Iowa is directly below space"

I thought that was clever.
by thevicente
Wed May 07, 2014 12:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1365: "Inflation"
Replies: 56
Views: 28278

Re: 1365: "Inflation"

Title text: "Wait till they notice the faint reflection of Michael Jordan and Bugs Bunny in the E-mode."


What's E-mode?
by thevicente
Thu May 01, 2014 12:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1362 - "Morse Code"
Replies: 31
Views: 13611

Re: 1362 - "Morse Code"

Oh me yarm. Guys, I think we may have lucked out big this time. The message I blinked was "FUCK YOU ASSHOLES" That was going to be my question, but I left it unasked. Yet I wonder, wouldn't that have been a bit of a downer for anyone that was clever enough to decode the message? I probabl...
by thevicente
Thu May 01, 2014 3:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1362 - "Morse Code"
Replies: 31
Views: 13611

Re: 1362 - "Morse Code"

On a personal note, last December I used an Arduino to drive my Christmas lights to so they blinked a message in Morse code. Needless to say, nobody noticed. This is part of the reason why Star Trek's "scan for all languages on all frequencies" seems so absurd. We also need to bear in min...
by thevicente
Wed Apr 30, 2014 12:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1362 - "Morse Code"
Replies: 31
Views: 13611

Re: 1362 - "Morse Code"

On a personal note, last December I used an Arduino to drive my Christmas lights to so they blinked a message in Morse code.

Needless to say, nobody noticed.
by thevicente
Sat Apr 26, 2014 8:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1360: "Old Files"
Replies: 108
Views: 25627

Re: 1360: "Old Files"

é. I am impressed there are so many posts in this thread about computer nostalgia AND NONE ABOUT HOW EVIL CORPRATIONS CHANGED THE INTERNET SO EVERY DOC IS NOW IN "THE CLOUD" RIPE FOR STATISTICAL GRABBING BY "THEM" AND HOW "THEY" CONTROL US or something like that I'm hav...
by thevicente
Wed Apr 23, 2014 12:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1359: "Phone Alarm"
Replies: 37
Views: 10172

Re: 1359: "Phone Alarm"

fuzzbucket wrote:P.S. My phone alarm is Define Dancing from Wall-E. I needed to share that, it's so pretty.


How can you wake up to such a lullaby?
by thevicente
Wed Apr 09, 2014 7:38 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0090: "Great Tree, Great Axe"
Replies: 55
Views: 12432

Re: What-If 0090: "Great Tree, Great Axe"

Just posting the "combined man" reminded me of scenes from an Indian movie called "Enthiran" or "Enthiran the Robot". Search it on youtube -- alright here it is: www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yBnl_krN_U
by thevicente
Fri Mar 28, 2014 9:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Mod Madness 2014 : The Announcement
Replies: 542
Views: 125763

Re: Mod Madness 2014 : The Announcement

I, for one, welcome our new overlords, the bananas.
by thevicente
Fri Mar 28, 2014 7:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1348: "Before the Internet"
Replies: 166
Views: 43444

Re: 1348: "Before the Internet"

Before the Internet I had to pay for porn.
by thevicente
Wed Mar 26, 2014 1:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1347: "t Distribution"
Replies: 65
Views: 24990

Re: 1347: "t Distribution"

I don't get even what the stick figure is doing and what is that with that piece of paper.
by thevicente
Fri Mar 21, 2014 12:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1345: "Answers"
Replies: 61
Views: 16750

Re: 1345: Answers

"nobody knows why?" how is that?
by thevicente
Thu Mar 20, 2014 12:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1344: "Digits"
Replies: 89
Views: 43806

Re: 1344: "Digits"

karhell wrote:I believe it be related to this : http://gabrielecirulli.github.io/2048/


Oh Thanks, Randall and kathell. I didnt want to produce anything today.
by thevicente
Wed Mar 05, 2014 12:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1338: "Land Mammals"
Replies: 168
Views: 55088

Re: 1338: "Land Mammals"

I was looking for the chicken area until I reread the MAMMALS in the biggest letters. :oops:
by thevicente
Thu Feb 20, 2014 7:47 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0084: "Paint the Earth"
Replies: 47
Views: 18779

Re: What-If 0084: "Paint the Earth"

I don't follow the Star Trek votey either. I and II and III should all be I, shouldn't they? If not, then why do the others round to X? II and III's rationale escapes me as well. The 1979 movie and the 2009 one weren' t titled "Star Trek <number>" As for the 2013 movie, http://xkcd.com/11...
by thevicente
Thu Jan 30, 2014 5:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1323: "Protocol"
Replies: 37
Views: 12311

Re: 1323: "Protocol"

Its like nerd-sniping, but with crypto-guys.
by thevicente
Wed Jan 29, 2014 2:47 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-if 0081: "Catch"
Replies: 54
Views: 14559

Re: What-if 0081: "Catch"

(didnt read all above)

I forgot what was the question when I reached the end of the page.
by thevicente
Wed Jan 22, 2014 7:10 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0080: "Pile of Viruses"
Replies: 95
Views: 23604

Re: What-If 0080: "Pile of Viruses"

3* 10^12

more than 10^30 of them


Those numbers gave me a hard-on.

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