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by RabbitWho
Tue Jul 28, 2015 8:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1552: "Rulebook"
Replies: 43
Views: 7808

Re: 1552: "Rulebook"

Nice to see where Randal stands in the entanglement devices debate but I for one thought it was an astounding upset and a delightful twist. I think that maybe entanglement devices were removed from the list of prohibitions in order to allow space for quantum entanglement devices and I hope that the ...
by RabbitWho
Wed Feb 11, 2015 7:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1482: "#NowPlaying"
Replies: 89
Views: 12698

Re: 1482: "#NowPlaying"

My guess is Randall simply picked notes at random. THATºs NOT LIKE HIM First thing i did was get a piano up on the browser and play this and i donºt recognize it... I came here to see if any of you did. .but you let me down guys, you let me down. I can find C because of hey jude. I can figure out m...
by RabbitWho
Mon Dec 15, 2014 6:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1459: "Documents"
Replies: 52
Views: 10584

Re: 1459: "Documents"

Probably something in the lines of "As Word has gotten more and more complex this minor issue arose. As you can imagine such a combination of circumstances was not included in our testing." Acknowledging fault like that on something that cost a small fortune.. It's come down a lot in pric...
by RabbitWho
Mon Dec 15, 2014 6:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1460: "SMFW"
Replies: 106
Views: 27756

Re: 1460: "SMFW"

XKCD Google Acronym Game! Try to find a sequence of 3 or 4 or 5 letters which has exactly one initialism reference, or no reference whatsoever. For example, I tried "QQJX" and actually got a sort-of hit here Ha ha brilliant, I tried a few but it's impossible.. AGEJ stands for American Go ...
by RabbitWho
Mon Dec 15, 2014 1:30 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: What would you Force them to read?
Replies: 26
Views: 11416

Re: What would you Force them to read?

Teenagers everywhere need to read 1984. Kids in Britain and Ireland need to read "The Blue Horse" (a book about the Traveller community) Teenagers and Adults in anglophone countries or countries with a lot of exposure to US culture need to read People's History of the United States I would...
by RabbitWho
Mon Dec 15, 2014 1:01 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: xkcd's favourite 100 books - vote now!
Replies: 226
Views: 152705

Re: xkcd's favourite 100 books - vote now!

We can vote for 20! and here I was trying to narrow it down to 10, all that pain for no reason. Limit of one book per author imposed. In no order (except the first 10 are the first 10) Slaughterhouse Five - Kurt Vonnegut The Unbearable Lightness of Being - Milan Kundera Crime and Punishment - Dostoe...
by RabbitWho
Mon Dec 15, 2014 12:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1452: "Jurassic World"
Replies: 37
Views: 9707

Re: 1452 - Jurassic World

BlitzGirl wrote:
Also, if you would prefer to read the xkcd version of any Dinosaur Comics strip: But I Would Rather Be Reading XKCD


Ha ha that's hilarious. But no way, that dinosaurs face just makes me HAPPY
by RabbitWho
Mon Dec 15, 2014 12:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1460: "SMFW"
Replies: 106
Views: 27756

Re: 1460: "SMFW"

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/smfw.png title="wtfw it's like smho tbfh, imdb." Like what? :roll: SMFW = SMH (shaking my head) + MFW (my face when) WTFW = WTF + TFW (that face when) SMHO = SMH + IMHO (in my humble/honest opinion) TBFH = TBF (to be fair?) + TBQH (to be quite honest) IMDB is p...
by RabbitWho
Mon Dec 15, 2014 12:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1459: "Documents"
Replies: 52
Views: 10584

Re: 1459: "Documents"

orthogon wrote:
Greyjoy wrote:My My Documents folder has a shortcut to My Documents in it.

... Like how auto completion of dates in Word depends on the zoom setting.


It does what? That's brilliant. I wish libreoffice had a design feature like that. When you gonna step it up, libreoffice? :|
by RabbitWho
Sat Dec 13, 2014 12:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1459: "Documents"
Replies: 52
Views: 10584

Re: 1459: "Documents"

Ahhh It's such a pity, I just upgraded my OS and did a lot of spring cleaning so my documents folder is all nice and organized and pretty. I really wanna look into everyone else's documents folders now... [yeah, you're right, i just renamed my neopets folder "philosophy" so I could take th...
by RabbitWho
Sat Dec 06, 2014 10:39 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: ¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)
Replies: 482
Views: 165727

Re: ¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)

He tenido que estudiar solo (It's unclear if you missed the accent on "solo". If it has no accent it means "alone" or "on my own", if it does it means "only" or "just") para poder escribir todo esto. I agree with this but there's kind of a mild &quo...
by RabbitWho
Fri Dec 05, 2014 3:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1456: "On the Moon"
Replies: 52
Views: 12887

Re: 1456: "On the Moon"

I don't get it.. it's a conspiracy theory joke? cryptoengineer, I would say that if no one died on that mission it's because everyone did their jobs extremely well, and knowing the risks and the difficulty of it they drank lots and lots of coffee and concentrated very hard. That swiss cheese idea te...
by RabbitWho
Fri May 17, 2013 7:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1212: "Interstellar Memes"
Replies: 84
Views: 15289

Re: 1212: "Interstellar Memes"

ijuin wrote:
RabbitWho wrote:TV station broadcasts travel at the speed of light?


Yes, all radio/television broadcasts use electromagnetic waves, which travel at the same speed as light (also an assortment of electromagnetic waves) through any given medium.


Wow! That cool, thanks.
by RabbitWho
Thu May 16, 2013 2:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1212: "Interstellar Memes"
Replies: 84
Views: 15289

Re: 1212: "Interstellar Memes"

TV station broadcasts travel at the speed of light?
by RabbitWho
Wed Dec 05, 2012 11:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1141: "Two Years"
Replies: 268
Views: 52239

Re: 1141:"Two Years"

Just read it now. Sobbing like crazy.

Happy BI op SI ver SY or bi OP si VER sy it's fun to say.
by RabbitWho
Fri Nov 02, 2012 8:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1129: "Cell Number"
Replies: 96
Views: 24686

Re: 1129: "Cell Number"

The fact that the 'callee' pays for calls in the USA is one of the most staggering pieces of cultural information I've ever learned. I must have watched thousands of hours of American TV over the years, and talked to American friends here in the UK, but I never realised this. It seems strange that ...
by RabbitWho
Fri Nov 02, 2012 8:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1129: "Cell Number"
Replies: 96
Views: 24686

Re: 1129: "Cell Number"

This reminds me of something I was thinking about earlier today "Mommy why are phone numbers so long?" "Because a long time ago there used to be many many people living on the planet." My phone number goes xxx yyyyyy where xxx is the mobile phone network I use and yyyyyy is rando...
by RabbitWho
Sat Apr 28, 2012 4:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1048: "Emotion"
Replies: 252
Views: 46517

Re: 1048: "Emotion"

Stop feeding the trolls guys. The comic seems pretty accurate to me, the general lack of emotion as you saunter through every day and the little "oh goody!" moments when you see a good TV show or a funny tweet and little "oh crap" moments when you realize you can´t acquire or do ...
by RabbitWho
Sun Dec 25, 2011 1:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0994: "Advent Calendar"
Replies: 74
Views: 18325

Re: 0994: "Advent Calendar"

You can get Advent Calendar's with chocolate in them? When I was a kid it was just exciting to see what picture was behind the flap each day. On Christmas day it was always Jesus.
by RabbitWho
Tue Apr 12, 2011 12:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0883: "Pain Rating"
Replies: 136
Views: 41173

Re: 0883: "Pain Rating"

When my appendix burst and got an abscess for days they thought I was fine for because i kept giving the pain rating a 5 or 6 because the worst pain I can imagine is incredibly intense. It's an idiotic scale and I don't know why doctors use it. I nearly died for crying out loud. "The pain is so...
by RabbitWho
Fri Mar 11, 2011 8:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0871: "Charity"
Replies: 102
Views: 19789

Re: 0871: "Charity"

Kiva solves this problem, you give to charity but the people have to give it back again after a while so you don't end up feeling like a hypocrite.

http://www.kiva.org/


Also, it's perfectly reasonable to only care a little.
by RabbitWho
Fri Feb 18, 2011 9:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0862: "Let Go"
Replies: 146
Views: 32966

Re: 0862: "Let Go"

30 second wait is nothing. Dial-up.
by RabbitWho
Fri Feb 11, 2011 10:45 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: English influences on other languages besides vocabulary
Replies: 50
Views: 7546

Re: English influences on other languages besides vocabulary

- "realisieren" used to mean "to make real" in the sense of putting into practice / effect. It's getting more used like English "realize" as in "he realized that ...". (I do that, too. Didn't even notice at first.) To me there isn't much of a difference betwe...
by RabbitWho
Fri Feb 11, 2011 10:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0859: "("
Replies: 216
Views: 48764

Re: 0859: "("

Yay! This is the first really good XKCD in ages. )
by RabbitWho
Wed Feb 09, 2011 10:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0858: "Milk"
Replies: 182
Views: 32322

Re: 0858: "Milk"

Being attracted by feet makes just as much sense as being attracted by breasts.

Lactation is a bit odd because it's designed for babies. But then it's a bodily fluid, and everybody loves those.
by RabbitWho
Wed Feb 09, 2011 12:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0858: "Milk"
Replies: 182
Views: 32322

Re: 0858: "Milk"

THIS IS THE RIGHT THREAD PPLZ Was the only one to first think of the gay-rights movie? It could be because I had heard it mentioned in another context no more than 30 minutes ago, but ah.. I want this on a t-shirt. (And then I want to be a woman so that I can wear it) I thought of that too, but I s...
by RabbitWho
Fri Feb 04, 2011 9:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0856: "Trochee Fixation"
Replies: 108
Views: 20585

Re: 0856: "Trochee Fixation"

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by RabbitWho
Mon Jan 24, 2011 1:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0851: "Na"
Replies: 207
Views: 41817

Re: 0851: "Na"

Any one else start singing the some from Clarissa Explains it All?
by RabbitWho
Wed Jan 12, 2011 10:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0846: "Dental Nerve"
Replies: 135
Views: 31406

Re: 0846: "Dental Nerve"

Monika wrote:
RabbitWho wrote:I'm not being funny.. but.. wtf is this about.. is kesha some reality tv person or something?

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=Kesha



No need to be sarcastic. How was I supposed to know you could google someone's first name and find them. If you googled "Rebecca" you wouldn't find me.
by RabbitWho
Wed Jan 12, 2011 9:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0846: "Dental Nerve"
Replies: 135
Views: 31406

Re: 0846: "Dental Nerve"

I'm not being funny.. but.. wtf is this about.. is kesha some reality tv person or something?

Argh.
by RabbitWho
Tue Nov 23, 2010 9:37 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Semitic Logical Language project I'm working on
Replies: 6
Views: 1934

Re: Semitic Logical Language project I'm working on

"li ma = we, us, our" You can't have the possessive pronoun be the same as the subject/object pronouns.. that will go so so so wrong.. Won't it? I can't think of any examples, which is driving me crazy, because I swear I was thinking about this and how important it is in English just the o...
by RabbitWho
Fri Nov 19, 2010 10:37 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Poll: Male or female singers?
Replies: 38
Views: 7072

Re: Poll: Male or female singers?

I don't know, most of my favourite singers are men.. I like a good rasp... love Courtney Love
by RabbitWho
Wed Nov 10, 2010 10:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0540: "Base System"
Replies: 220
Views: 61960

Re: 0540: "Base System"

Where can I get the Spanish version of this? I wanna find out how they translated "tricky" but for some reason the Spanish one names all the comics instead of numbering them.
by RabbitWho
Sat Oct 30, 2010 6:00 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: "You want I should"
Replies: 35
Views: 20357

Re: "You want I should"

I say this when I'm pretending to be an Italian chef.
"Hey Tony, you want I should heat up the apple pie?"

That doesn't help you, does it?
by RabbitWho
Wed Oct 27, 2010 8:58 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Can critique be used as a verb?
Replies: 8
Views: 4156

Re: Can critique be used as a verb?

I hate it when teachers make shit up.


AHAHHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAA It's funny 'cause I spent all day doing it today.
by RabbitWho
Tue Oct 26, 2010 9:31 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Linguistics Textbook
Replies: 2
Views: 1387

Re: Linguistics Textbook

Oh yes, Steven Pinker! Seconded!
He's so great.
by RabbitWho
Mon Oct 25, 2010 3:14 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Google translate abuse
Replies: 8
Views: 3649

Re: Google translate abuse

Actually, I think that Google's approach to translation is quite clever and promising (namely: search for similar context). However, I'm appalled how bad the results really are in terms of the two most basic stumbling block for automatic translation: - flection and - word combination (e.g. realizin...
by RabbitWho
Sat Oct 23, 2010 9:16 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13198
Views: 1240508

Re: Today I Learned

Today I learned that just because someone studies computer science and spends most of their time on the internet doesn't mean they are in any way actively concerned about Internet privacy.. and then I learned an awful lot about that person.
by RabbitWho
Sat Oct 23, 2010 10:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0806: "Tech Support"
Replies: 223
Views: 76702

Re: 0806: Tech Support

I've always had positive experiences with tech support. But someone needs to make this dream a reality.

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