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by ModestMouse
Mon Jul 20, 2015 12:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1552: "Rulebook"
Replies: 43
Views: 10191

Re: 1552: "Rulebook"

Not a cool comic... Clearly you're too young to remember the National Lampoon cover featuring a nice doggie and a man pointing a gun at it, with the caption "Buy this magazine or I shoot the dog." Now you youngsters get offa my dog-poop-covered lawn. I outgrew National Lampoon a couple of...
by ModestMouse
Fri Jul 17, 2015 12:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1552: "Rulebook"
Replies: 43
Views: 10191

Re: 1552: "Rulebook"

Not a cool comic...
by ModestMouse
Wed May 22, 2013 3:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1215: Insight
Replies: 112
Views: 22199

Re: 1215: Insight

Nope, this argument is just a fancy way of taking the "change is bad" and "technology is soulless" approach. Isn't that the joke? But that's not the joke. The joke is; here's a sentence to remember for when you don't know what you are talking about. And saying "let's think ...
by ModestMouse
Fri Feb 01, 2013 2:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1168: "Tar"
Replies: 158
Views: 45126

Re: 1168: Tar

Guess it's a Tar Bomb :lol:
by ModestMouse
Wed Jan 16, 2013 2:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1161: "Hand Sanitizer"
Replies: 89
Views: 23214

Re: 1161 Hand Sanitizer

rmsgrey wrote:
Technical Ben wrote:Reapply, reapply, reapply, reapply!


(Yes, that is meant to be 4x ;) )


To leave just 1 in 1020?


If I break out my homeopathic calculator, if you apply sanitizer until you reach 15C, you should be reasonably germ free.
by ModestMouse
Wed Jan 16, 2013 2:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1161: "Hand Sanitizer"
Replies: 89
Views: 23214

Re: 1161 Hand Sanitizer

I thought I was a little neurotic when I worried about the remaining .01% of germs, bacteria, and viruses. :mrgreen:
by ModestMouse
Thu Dec 27, 2012 2:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1152: "Communion"
Replies: 124
Views: 24228

Re: 1152: "Communion"

I realize this comic and most of the comments are total flamebait, but here is a correction to the above anyway. First of all, there's no such thing as "Christian." That term was invented in the late 1960s by some USA conservatives who wanted to get the Catholics, Protestants, Baptists, A...
by ModestMouse
Wed Oct 17, 2012 12:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1122: "Electoral Precedent"
Replies: 167
Views: 45930

Re: 1122: "Electoral Precedent"

Pretty funny cartoon :D Did you know that no team has ever lost the Super Bowl which scored a 70 yard touch down, while on 3rd down, 4yds to 1st down, 10min:15ec into the 2nd quarter? Fascinating! A little European trivia. No team has ever lost the World Cup which scored first 10min:15ec into the 2n...
by ModestMouse
Mon Oct 01, 2012 12:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1115: "Sky"
Replies: 84
Views: 20927

Re: 1115: "Sky"

TheSavageNorwegian wrote:This has happened to me.

I'm lying on the grass, enjoying the weather, when I suddenly realize that there is nothing to hang on to if gravity turned off.

It freaks me out that there's endless emptiness up/down there.


It's not a matter of if... it's a matter of when...
by ModestMouse
Wed Sep 19, 2012 12:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1110:"Click and Drag"
Replies: 595
Views: 671856

Re: 1110:"Click and Drag"

Agreed! One of the best XKCD's ever!
by ModestMouse
Wed Sep 05, 2012 12:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1104: "Feathers"
Replies: 50
Views: 20299

Re: 1104: "Feathers"

Dinosaurs get no respect any more. When I was a kid there was nothing more terrifying. Then they take away the Brontosaurus. Then this business with the feathers. Then along comes that freaking purple thing that sings to kids. What's next, emo-saurs? lol... emosuars... I hate you, you hate me, We'r...
by ModestMouse
Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1090: "Formal Languages"
Replies: 90
Views: 30281

Re: 1090: "Formal Languages"

I don't feel smart today. I thought the Grammar Nazi crashed a programming convention. Nobody likes the Grammar Nazi, especially when they critique your code.
by ModestMouse
Wed Jul 11, 2012 11:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1080: "Visual Field"
Replies: 129
Views: 30990

Re: 1080: "Visual Field"

WTH? The guy in the next cube is making farting noises while I wiggle my monitor back and forth trying to detect polarization. Yeah, we're the best of the best all right.
by ModestMouse
Fri May 25, 2012 11:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1060: “Crowdsourcing”
Replies: 115
Views: 23538

Re: 1060: “Crowdsourcing”

we now have time to do things like build machines, engines, electronics, computers, write code, architect software, and increasingly abstract kinds of "real work" You have used "architect" as a verb. You must be eliminated. But 'architect' has synergy and implies forward thinkin...
by ModestMouse
Fri May 25, 2012 11:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1060: “Crowdsourcing”
Replies: 115
Views: 23538

Re: 1060: “Crowdsourcing”

LOL - Nice cartoon. A little Dilbertesque, but with a few more teeth and a wider Cheshire grin.
by ModestMouse
Wed May 09, 2012 11:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1053: “Ten Thousand”
Replies: 127
Views: 41071

Re: 1053: “Ten Thousand”

I liked today's comic. The more you think about it, the deeper it gets. :)
by ModestMouse
Fri Mar 02, 2012 2:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1024: "Error Code Monkey"
Replies: 99
Views: 41300

Re: 1024: "Error Code"

You far sighted fools! There are not "four" water lillies like you claim! Get some glasses, you blind, befuddled, rabid bats. There are 'five' water lillies! Morans! No wonder the world is such a mess. Cripes! Oh. Whoops. My apologies. The 'fifth' lilly was a piece of omlette on my monitor...
by ModestMouse
Wed Feb 01, 2012 1:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1011: "Baby Names by Frank Zappa"
Replies: 302
Views: 82466

Re: 1011: "Baby Names"

Durinia wrote:My wife is having a baby on Friday - Randall has excellent timing!

(I almost gave my first daughter the middle name "Ada")


Congrats!

If it's a girl, you can name her Porsha (after the car) :D

I also like a-a (Adasha)
by ModestMouse
Mon Sep 12, 2011 3:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0950: "Mystery Solved"
Replies: 80
Views: 23674

Re: 0950: "Mystery Solved"

the real mystery is how did Jimmy Hoffa end up buried under the Roanoke colony :) Actually, Hoffa is buried right here in Detroit under Home Plate at old Tiger Stadium. I know this because I knew a guy who knew a guy who knew the guys who burried the body. By the way, Obama did not come to power in...
by ModestMouse
Wed Aug 17, 2011 11:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0939: "Arrow"
Replies: 87
Views: 23147

Re: 0939: "Arrow"

SmoothBlade wrote:He caught it! Thats new, usually, if it does come back, its trying to kill him


That struck me too. He caught the boomerang this time. When he least expected it...

Life is strange that way.
by ModestMouse
Fri Aug 05, 2011 3:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0934: "Mac/PC"
Replies: 157
Views: 36664

Re: 0934: "Mac/PC"

cptjeff wrote:Hi, I'm Firefox.
I'm Chrome.
Wazzup, I'm Safari.
Howdy, I'm Opera.

[Clown walks in]

Hi, I'm Internet Explorer.


LOL - Maybe an obese clown? With gaping holes in his clothes. : :lol:
by ModestMouse
Fri Jul 29, 2011 12:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0931: "Lanes"
Replies: 253
Views: 68701

Re: 0931: "Lanes"

Very powerful comic. I wasn't prepared for this one.
by ModestMouse
Fri Jun 10, 2011 11:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0910: "Permanence"
Replies: 121
Views: 33734

Re: 0910: "Permanence"

Woolly Mittens wrote:Every network needs to have at least one server named: "Uranus Hertz".


For a split second, I was ready to Google Mr. Hertz. I fell for that one! :D
by ModestMouse
Wed Jun 01, 2011 11:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0906: "Advertising Discovery"
Replies: 69
Views: 16477

Re: 0906: "Advertising Discovery"

Alt text: When advertisers figure this out, our only weapon will be blue sharpies and "[disputed]". [citation needed][/quote] I'm not a huge wikipedia fan. So far, I found wikipedia described tomatoes as being believed poisonous until the 1800's and that ringworm was an actual worm. Just y...
by ModestMouse
Fri Apr 22, 2011 12:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0889: "Turtles"
Replies: 207
Views: 60164

Re: 0889: Turtles

No matter what Randall has done before, I think this counts as the most fucking stupid xkcd comic yet. I hope that's what he was going for. This is the kind of joke I would expect from my brother's moron friends back in high school. Especially the "Turles have it figured out, man ." What ...
by ModestMouse
Fri Apr 22, 2011 11:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0889: "Turtles"
Replies: 207
Views: 60164

Re: 0889: Turtles

Slow and steady, man.
by ModestMouse
Fri Apr 15, 2011 11:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0886: "Craigslist Apartments"
Replies: 137
Views: 48786

Re: 0886: "Craigslist Apartments"

$Negotiable: "Whatever walked there walked alone." Just underground water. :shock:
by ModestMouse
Fri Apr 08, 2011 11:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0883: "Pain Rating"
Replies: 136
Views: 48354

Re: 0883: "Pain Rating"

My way around the philisophical pain scale question is to simply tailor my response in order to get the better drugs. Having a codeine allergy also helps score some better stuff.

Good cartoon on a couple of different levels. Thought the same thing myself when asked the same question.
by ModestMouse
Mon Apr 04, 2011 1:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0881: "Probability"
Replies: 326
Views: 107041

Re: 0881: "Probability"

syko_lozz wrote:Poor Randall.
Those numbers look a lot like the C-word (the 6 letter one!).
When your world revolves around a sample of n=1, stats mean very little.
Sending my prayers too


Me too...
by ModestMouse
Mon Mar 28, 2011 11:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0878: "Model Rail"
Replies: 98
Views: 32261

Re: 0878: "Model Rail"

I like N Scale. It is only a matter of time before N Scale catches up to HO. And, being American, I refer to it as HO. If you go to eBay and type HO, some trains and small scale stuff pops up. If you type in H0, an October 2001 Issue 39 hot Asian nudie girls magazine comes up before anything related...
by ModestMouse
Fri Feb 25, 2011 2:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0865: "Nanobots"
Replies: 90
Views: 30170

Re: 0865: "Nanobots"

They could try some gnatting!

LOL hehe hahahohe snicker I crack me up :)
by ModestMouse
Fri Feb 11, 2011 12:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0859: "("
Replies: 216
Views: 58508

Re: 0859: "("

)

There, I feel better now.
by ModestMouse
Wed Feb 02, 2011 5:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0855: "1999"
Replies: 111
Views: 42102

Re: 0855: "1999"

If there were only 44 people on the internet in 1999, I must have been one of the original 7 back in 1993. BBS in Mosaic... anyone? BBS in Dos...2400 Baud modem baby...no I dont long for those days, but thanks for the great nostalgia. Thanks for the memory refresh! I started with a 300 bps modem. D...
by ModestMouse
Fri Jan 21, 2011 12:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0850: "World According To Americans"
Replies: 712
Views: 173765

Re: 0850: "World According To Americans"

LOL - "Kamchatka - I only know from Risk". Those were the days...
by ModestMouse
Fri Dec 24, 2010 12:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0838 : "Incident"
Replies: 59
Views: 16363

Re: 0838 : "Incident"

Radical Pi wrote:So does this mean he'll get a lump of /tmp in his stocking this year?


So that's where /tmp/.coal_3.2.7293.5.002 comes from? It's the only question I ever had that google was unable to anwser!
by ModestMouse
Fri Dec 03, 2010 12:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0829: "Arsenic-Based Life"
Replies: 100
Views: 20754

Re: 0829: "Arsenic-Based Life"

LOL! Good one and not a lot of rocket power needed to get it either this early in the morning :D

ehow.com. HAHA!
by ModestMouse
Fri Nov 12, 2010 1:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0818: "Illness"
Replies: 116
Views: 35686

Re: 0818: "Illness"

Sorry, man. Prayers go out to you and your family.

Sorry I have no sage advice. Like the Perry Bible Fellowship cartoon - Keep on Truckin'.

http://www.pbfcomics.sciesnet.net/?cid= ... ruckin.jpg
by ModestMouse
Wed Nov 10, 2010 12:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0817: "Mutual"
Replies: 202
Views: 39953

Re: 0817: "Mutual"

This one made me think a little. I think this is related to the Diode cartoon. Her life (aka her universe), his life (aka his universe). Two universes intermingling, aware of each other, so each universe is apparent and real to the other. If they stop intermingling and go their seperate ways (two un...
by ModestMouse
Thu Nov 04, 2010 11:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0814: "Diode"
Replies: 137
Views: 61312

Re: 0814: "Diode"

Huh
by ModestMouse
Wed Oct 20, 2010 12:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0808: "The Economic Argument"
Replies: 558
Views: 94929

Re: 0808: The Economic Argument

I think I'm going to throw up now.

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