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by TomRobbins
Wed Aug 26, 2015 8:48 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Kosmos
Replies: 1
Views: 2436

Re: Kosmos

UPDATE: Episode 1 is available for viewing. You still have to sign up and watch episode 1 for your view to be counted towards unlocking episode 2. I would say the first episode is intriguing. Perhaps the acting could be better, but overall I am curious to continue watching to see where this is going.
by TomRobbins
Mon May 25, 2015 5:34 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Kosmos
Replies: 1
Views: 2436

Kosmos

This looks really interesting: Kosmos Season One is a free-to-view, 5 part web series about a research scientist, working in the field of human genetics, who has to enter his wife's dreams and memories to find out why she is in a coma. Each part will only be 'unlocked' when enough people have watche...
by TomRobbins
Mon Jun 03, 2013 4:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1220: Hipsters
Replies: 33
Views: 9741

Re: 1220: Hipsters

Hey now. It is totally possible that I'm not in an empty room while reading this. It's not factual, but it's possible!
by TomRobbins
Wed Jan 23, 2013 5:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1164: "Home Alone"
Replies: 34
Views: 9841

Re: 1164: "Home Alone"

I would pay to see this movie.
by TomRobbins
Wed Jan 16, 2013 10:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1161: "Hand Sanitizer"
Replies: 89
Views: 23121

Re: 1161 Hand Sanitizer

I always assumed (← there might be the mistake) that the 99.99% refers to types of bacteria, while the sneeze droplet's millions of germs would mainly be of the same type? I believe you are correct. So this is either an oversight by Randall. Or the stick man character (I have a hard time telling th...
by TomRobbins
Mon Dec 24, 2012 6:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1151: "Tests"
Replies: 24
Views: 10038

Re: 1150: "Tests"

Yes, we all see the typo, but do you see the typo you made in the thread subject?

suppurate, ewugh.. why super 8 would name their hotel so closely is disturbing (thanks DFW)
by TomRobbins
Fri Nov 02, 2012 6:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1129: "Cell Number"
Replies: 96
Views: 27997

Re: 1129: "Cell Number"

Mine is actually where I lived in 2004, but yeh heh anyways.
by TomRobbins
Mon Sep 03, 2012 4:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1103: "Nine"
Replies: 138
Views: 33730

Re: 1103: "Nine"

I strictly use palindromes when setting microwave times. It cooks everything more evenly.
by TomRobbins
Fri Aug 10, 2012 7:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1093: "Forget"
Replies: 125
Views: 25883

Re: 1093: "Forget"

punto wrote:I don't get it, is he saying that I'll be dead when I'm ~50 (according to the US Census Bureau) ?


No, he's saying when you're 50 you will be in the minority of Americans who have a memory of the year-corresponding event.
by TomRobbins
Fri Aug 10, 2012 5:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1093: "Forget"
Replies: 125
Views: 25883

Re: in the days of the comet

Kennebrek wrote:I'm already trying to figure out how I'll explain to children in the future what life was like before the internet.


I'm 27 and I don't know what life was like before the internet. Want to practice explaining on this child?
by TomRobbins
Tue Jul 31, 2012 4:10 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Recommend me a good short story author...
Replies: 48
Views: 65637

Re: Recommend me a good short story author...

No mention of Raymond Carver?


I recommend Raymond Carver.
by TomRobbins
Fri Jul 06, 2012 5:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1078: "Knights"
Replies: 164
Views: 55111

Re: 1078: "Knights"

I don't think Randall actually plays chess.
by TomRobbins
Mon Feb 06, 2012 5:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1013: "Wake Up Sheeple"
Replies: 165
Views: 38531

Re: 1004: "Wake Up Sheeple"

This also is not comic 1004, rather 1013.
by TomRobbins
Mon Jan 23, 2012 5:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1007: "Sustainable"
Replies: 115
Views: 31935

Re: 1007: "Sustainable"

"By the third trimester, there will be hundreds of babies inside you!"
by TomRobbins
Wed Jan 11, 2012 5:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1002: "Game AIs"
Replies: 251
Views: 109079

Re: 1002: "Game AIs"

I remember that game Mao. Stupid girls at the pool wouldn't tell me the rules.
by TomRobbins
Wed Jan 04, 2012 10:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0999: "Cougars"
Replies: 65
Views: 23155

Re: 0999: "Cougars"

I hope the 1000th comic is finally the battle between people and the six legged red spiders.
by TomRobbins
Mon Oct 10, 2011 6:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0962: "The Corliss Resolution"
Replies: 62
Views: 20315

Re: 0962: "The Corliss Resolution"

Thank you, but I'm still trying to work out what that horizontal object underneath the flyer in the last panel is and whether it's in the background or he's about to strike it. It's the "youtube box" (play, pause, volume, fullscreen, resolution...) I loved this one. Eutychus was basically...
by TomRobbins
Mon Oct 10, 2011 4:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0962: "The Corliss Resolution"
Replies: 62
Views: 20315

Re: 0962: "The Corliss Resolution"

For those who don't know who he is talking about with regards to the resolution:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeb_Corliss.
by TomRobbins
Wed Jul 20, 2011 7:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0927: "Standards"
Replies: 157
Views: 35057

Re: 0927: "Standards"

The industry has finally agreed on a standard interface for Drivers on computers, its called UDI (Universal Driver Interface) Its elegant, simple, beautiful, and open. Many of my friends who program kernels have support for it. However Microsoft refuses to use it, so no major hardware developers ar...
by TomRobbins
Fri Apr 23, 2010 4:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0731: "Desert Island"
Replies: 119
Views: 29260

Re: "Desert Island" Discussion

Airplane crash, old sunken boat, submarine, and is that black smoke?.. is this a shout out to LOST?
by TomRobbins
Fri Mar 19, 2010 4:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0716: "Time Machine"
Replies: 112
Views: 23767

Re: "Time Machine" Discussion

I was reading about time travel before I visited today's comic. GOOMHR. Also, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Novikov_self-consistency_principle .(This is actually what I was reading). It says you cannot kill your past self, I think. And why would this happen once a month? Wouldn't future Rob who is no...

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