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by homsar
Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:01 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Royal Society Hall?
Replies: 1
Views: 2153

Re: Royal Society Hall?

Seems to have been fixed now…
by homsar
Fri Jul 05, 2019 2:21 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: Royal Society Hall?
Replies: 1
Views: 2153

Royal Society Hall?

The current xkcd front page advertises an event at the "Royal Society Hall", but links to an event at (and has text below mentioning) the Royal Festival Hall. I don't think a Royal Society Hall exists, and the Royal Society is in a different part of London to the RFH (an 18 minute walk, or...
by homsar
Wed Sep 02, 2015 12:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1572: "xkcd Survey"
Replies: 366
Views: 131739

Re: 1572: "xkcd Survey"

'Fill this text box with gibberish by mashing random keyboard keys' would be more suitable as the last question. I caused the form to submit prematurely as well, so started again. Play with that, data geeks! I also managed to pause the music I was listening to, type the number 90 in the Google sear...
by homsar
Wed Aug 27, 2014 7:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1335: "Now"
Replies: 131
Views: 64246

Re: 1335: "Now"

Is "Now" down for anyone else today? I went to use it and it failed to load…
by homsar
Wed Sep 19, 2012 6:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1110:"Click and Drag"
Replies: 595
Views: 674702

Re: 1110:"Click and Drag"

According to the source, the full picture is 165888x79872 pixels in size. I'm working on downloading the whole thing and stitching it together/shrinking it down to get a overview of the whole thing... In the meantime, here's the left edge and the right edge. [edit] For scale: judging based on the f...
by homsar
Fri Apr 09, 2010 2:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0725: "Literally"
Replies: 139
Views: 35849

Re: " Literally " Discussion

Forget Merriam-Webster and their Americanish dictionary, what does Fowler's and the OED say? OED: 1. nonce-uses. a. By the letters (of a name). b. In letters or literature. Obs. 2. a. With reference to a report, translation, etc.: In the very words, word for word. b. transf. With exact fidelity of ...

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