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by teelo
Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1981: Rickrolling Anniversary
Replies: 26
Views: 2438

Re: 1981: Rickrolling Anniversary

Time to move in with my auntie and uncle in bel air.
by teelo
Fri Feb 23, 2018 4:54 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Why aren't there dinosaur ghosts?
Replies: 58
Views: 9025

Re: Why aren't there dinosaur ghosts?

55. The laws of Gravity do not apply to ghosts. The dinosaurs got bored of us a long time ago, and left Earth to go haunt another planet currently going through its jurassic period. I'm not playing the game, but it strikes me that something like this could make for an awesome science-fantasy settin...
by teelo
Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:08 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Why aren't there dinosaur ghosts?
Replies: 58
Views: 9025

Re: Why aren't there dinosaur ghosts?

55. The laws of Gravity do not apply to ghosts. The dinosaurs got bored of us a long time ago, and left Earth to go haunt another planet currently going through its jurassic period.
by teelo
Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:36 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How did a discontinued foreign coin end up in my car?
Replies: 42
Views: 3450

Re: How did a discontinued foreign coin end up in my car?

I'm not saying it was aliens, but... it was aliens.
by teelo
Fri Jan 26, 2018 3:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1946: "Hawaii"
Replies: 28
Views: 3726

Re: 1946: "Hawaii"

My government did a test message a few months ago. It surprised me how much control over my phone Android gives away to them by default. It made a loud siren noise then activated the Text-to-speech. Things I never expected them to be able to do. First thing I did was googled how to revoke their acc...
by teelo
Thu Jan 25, 2018 11:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1946: "Hawaii"
Replies: 28
Views: 3726

Re: 1946: "Hawaii"

My government did a test message a few months ago. It surprised me how much control over my phone Android gives away to them by default. It made a loud siren noise then activated the Text-to-speech. Things I never expected them to be able to do. First thing I did was googled how to revoke their acce...
by teelo
Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1938: "Meltdown and Spectre"
Replies: 36
Views: 4607

Re: 1938: "Meltdown and Spectre"

Oh, you, OP...

Don't start a blank thread just to be first. Not only is it a tiny bit pathetic, it's also annoying. Complete your thread before submitting it.
by teelo
Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1167: "Star Trek into Darkness"
Replies: 156
Views: 50400

Re: 1167: "Star Trek into Darkness"

Bored. so, you're in the habit of performing vandalism when bored? do you also scratch cars or smash windows when you feel like it? (anyway, it lasted for all of a minute) You're comparing a summary offense against pissing someone off on a website. And yes there seems to be a bot setup to instantly...
by teelo
Thu Jan 04, 2018 11:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1167: "Star Trek into Darkness"
Replies: 156
Views: 50400

Re: 1167: "Star Trek into Darkness"

Bored.
by teelo
Tue Jan 02, 2018 3:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1936: "Desert Golfing"
Replies: 24
Views: 3758

Re: 1936: "Desert Golfing"

My new years resolution is 1440*900.
by teelo
Sat Dec 02, 2017 8:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8636
Views: 1530778

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

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by teelo
Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1916: "Temperature Preferences"
Replies: 82
Views: 7923

Re: 1916: "Temperature Preferences"

Indeed. New Zealand isn't part of any continent. Its just a bunch of islands. Its continent should be blank. And Australia is a continent all to itself.
by teelo
Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1916: "Temperature Preferences"
Replies: 82
Views: 7923

Re: 1916: "Temperature Preferences"

Was just looking at the explainxkcd article, it has a nice table with the temperate ranges for each city. However the author thinks "Oceania" is a continent...
by teelo
Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1916: "Temperature Preferences"
Replies: 82
Views: 7923

Re: 1916: "Temperature Preferences"

gmalivuk wrote:I think what happened was someone forgot to tell you that rarely if ever going below freezing isn't a cold winter.

I guess living on the hills around Wellington doesn't count as living in Wellington? Cause it certainly does go below freezing at my place.
by teelo
Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1916: "Temperature Preferences"
Replies: 82
Views: 7923

Re: 1916: "Temperature Preferences"

Woah woah woah. Wellington doesn't have cold winters? Did someone forget to tell the climate around where I live?
by teelo
Fri Nov 10, 2017 8:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8636
Views: 1530778

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Using the graphics from 1907 but otherwise nothing to do with it.
by teelo
Fri Oct 27, 2017 6:32 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8636
Views: 1530778

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

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by teelo
Sat Sep 23, 2017 11:36 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8636
Views: 1530778

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Whelp, we're fucked (for a while). One of the minorities (with enough votes to matter) isn't going to announce their allegiance for a few weeks, so we have a hung parliament in the meantime.
by teelo
Fri Sep 22, 2017 9:03 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8636
Views: 1530778

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Monika wrote:I don’t understand it.

Jacinda Ardern is running for Prime Minister for the Labour Party.
"Harden the fuck up" is a phrase we (and Australia) sometimes use.
by teelo
Fri Sep 22, 2017 7:26 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8636
Views: 1530778

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Today is election day in New Zealand, so I present, 1756...
by teelo
Wed Aug 16, 2017 12:26 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8636
Views: 1530778

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Should edit that in to that Aperture Science "this statement is false" poster
by teelo
Fri Aug 11, 2017 6:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8636
Views: 1530778

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

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by teelo
Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8636
Views: 1530778

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

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by teelo
Wed May 31, 2017 1:02 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Explain College-level subjects in one sentence
Replies: 45
Views: 10178

Re: Explain College-level subjects in one sentence

There is no British law equivalent that I'm aware of, and the bill to act system is basically the same anyway.

Law school is a four year undergraduate degree here. First year has to be taken with another degree but the other one doesn't have to be finished.
by teelo
Mon May 29, 2017 12:28 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Explain College-level subjects in one sentence
Replies: 45
Views: 10178

Re: Explain College-level subjects in one sentence

First year programming: fuck, which type of bracket do I use? Second year programming: fuck, which type of diagram do I describe this with? Third year programming: induction means this and nothing else Fourth year programming: lol skynet will never happen First year physics: small stuff has a strict...
by teelo
Mon May 29, 2017 12:12 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: TVs in public places.
Replies: 15
Views: 3785

Re: TVs in public places.

The only one of your examples I've encountered is the doctors office one. I suspect they do it because they're so over booked they want to drive away patients to other doctors.
by teelo
Wed May 17, 2017 1:39 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Analog clocks
Replies: 4
Views: 2290

Re: Analog clocks

Hot girl at twelve o'clock.

"No it's three thirty"
by teelo
Wed May 17, 2017 1:38 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: TVs in public places.
Replies: 15
Views: 3785

Re: TVs in public places.

Ok and?
by teelo
Mon May 15, 2017 10:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1837: "Rental Car"
Replies: 29
Views: 4897

Re: 1837: "Rental Car"

"Screw these choices, we'll take a bus"
by teelo
Fri May 12, 2017 9:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1836: "Okeanos"
Replies: 27
Views: 5408

Re: 1836: "Okeanos"

I never did get an answer to whether those graphics would be in the game...
by teelo
Wed May 10, 2017 1:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1835: "Random Obsessions"
Replies: 90
Views: 11465

Re: 1835: "Random Obsessions"

Should have compared:
ITS OVER NINE THOUSAND!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1111111111111111111111111111
Rickroll'D
... so I'm moving with my auntie and uncle in bel air
But then I took an arrow to the knee.
The consequences will never be the same.
by teelo
Mon May 01, 2017 12:15 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-if 0153: "Hide the Atmosphere"
Replies: 46
Views: 14961

Re: What-if 0153: "Hide the Atmosphere"

Pfhorrest wrote:If it's going to be a moat, why not make it a canal while you're at it, since the Mexican border runs from ocean to ocean. (Then make Panama pay for it.)

Then it would just fill up with sea water, defeating the purpose. I want the rest of the world to suffocate...... in this scenario.
by teelo
Fri Apr 28, 2017 7:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1830: "ISS Solar Transit 2"
Replies: 25
Views: 4801

Re: 1830: "ISS Solar Transit 2"

Yeah, everyone knows space is two dimensional.
by teelo
Wed Apr 26, 2017 1:56 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-if 0153: "Hide the Atmosphere"
Replies: 46
Views: 14961

Re: What-if 0153: "Hide the Atmosphere"

This is a reason for trump to build a moat instead of a wall
by teelo
Wed Apr 12, 2017 8:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1823: "Hottest Editors"
Replies: 55
Views: 11550

Re: 1823: "Hottest Editors"

I was expecting to see the name of a hot chick whose job is editor of a news outlet.
by teelo
Tue Apr 11, 2017 11:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1822: "Existential Bug Report"
Replies: 35
Views: 6507

Re: 1822: "Existential Bug Report"

Workaround: If we wait long enough, eventually that job won't be needed anymore.
by teelo
Sat Apr 08, 2017 12:31 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Explain College-level subjects in one sentence
Replies: 45
Views: 10178

Re: Explain College-level subjects in one sentence

Psychology: So how does that make you feel?
by teelo
Fri Apr 07, 2017 8:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1821: "Incinerator"
Replies: 25
Views: 5214

Re: 1821: "Incinerator"

"What? I was just going to suggest we go get a beer before we dispose of the old one"

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