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by leftsquarebracket
Thu Jan 27, 2011 5:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0852: "Local g"
Replies: 159
Views: 32309

Re: 0852: "Local g"

I can't believe no one here has mentioned Sergey Bubka. Well, uh, they have. Just Ctrl+F 'Bubka'. On this page, of the (now) 7 instances on this, the third, page, 5 of them are in/in reference to your post, and the two others are in two other posts. There's also mentions on page 2. To everyone bitc...
by leftsquarebracket
Wed Dec 29, 2010 5:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0840: "Serious"
Replies: 69
Views: 12814

Re: 0840: "Serious"

Mazuku wrote:Joke went right over my head this time.

As opposed to the actual product, Silly Putty: http://www.loti.com/articles/Silly_Putty_html_m43a19f36.jpg

The alt-text refers to PuTTY, which is a telnet/SSH client. Impact is a serious-looking font.

Edit: Bah. Ninja'd.
by leftsquarebracket
Fri Nov 12, 2010 2:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0817: "Mutual"
Replies: 202
Views: 30504

Re: 0817: "Mutual"

This one hit kinda hard. Though my case is just one sided at this point.
Dammit; depression's back. sigh...
by leftsquarebracket
Fri Nov 05, 2010 5:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0815: "Mu"
Replies: 80
Views: 14313

Re: 0815: Mu

Ghavrel wrote:
Watsisname wrote:
davidstarlingm wrote:But I'm a senior physics major, and (for the life of me) I can't figure out what mu has to do with this comic.

Cows hate desk chairs.


Hah!

Mu is the symbol that represents coefficients of friction. (Intro-ish level college physics student here)
by leftsquarebracket
Fri Sep 03, 2010 4:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0788: "The Carriage"
Replies: 105
Views: 25907

Re: "The Carriage" discussion (#788)

LucasBrown wrote:I don't know the Gilligan theme, but I know some other annoying ballad meter tunes. Thanks, Randall.

Eternal Density wrote:Also, I don't know the Gilligan's Island theme. Ha!

Well this is your lucky day: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H2XfQo1YguY
by leftsquarebracket
Wed Apr 21, 2010 4:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0730: "Circuit Diagram"
Replies: 254
Views: 82582

Re: "Circuit Diagram" Discussion

Tychomonger wrote:I wonder if this circuit can really put 1.21 gigawatts through that flux capacitor there.


I'm not sure if it matters, since the flux capacitor is directly hooked up to the 55 MPH speed limit.
by leftsquarebracket
Wed Apr 21, 2010 4:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0730: "Circuit Diagram"
Replies: 254
Views: 82582

Re: "Circuit Diagram" Discussion

jspenguin wrote:Anyone who laughs at the 666 timer is a nerd.

Then it's official!

Doodle77 wrote:The answer is that the circuit bursts into flames because there's a 50V source with both sides connected to ground.

And a 240 VAC source connected to itself and the ground-side of the 50 VDC supply and the... I'll stop.
by leftsquarebracket
Mon Apr 19, 2010 4:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0729: "Laser Pointer"
Replies: 107
Views: 19439

Re: "Laser Pointer" Discussion

Though I don't actually have a cat, this looks about right based on extensive observations, research, and high levels of cat pro--- kitty!.

Also congrats on being the only thread (that I could see) for today's comic!
by leftsquarebracket
Fri Apr 09, 2010 3:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0724: "Hell"
Replies: 184
Views: 58245

Re: "Hell" Discussion

All right, I finally felt enough of an urge to register. I'm surprised nobody's mentioned Desert Bus as the pinnacle of hellish gaming. (Part 48 of LoadingReadyRun's Desert Bus speedrun) Oh, and the comic was fantastic. And and, HD Tetris/huge tetris was awful (I did spend about 40 minutes once and ...

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