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by KShrike
Sat Aug 06, 2011 10:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0934: "Mac/PC"
Replies: 157
Views: 36660

Re: 0934: "Mac/PC"

Hehe... I'll do that then... First I need to get my degree... You don't need a degree. You need The Little Schemer This is a really mind-bendingly good way to learn a very useful style of programming. From there, you can move on to the other two books, or SICP which is a little more intense, but go...
by KShrike
Sat Aug 06, 2011 8:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0934: "Mac/PC"
Replies: 157
Views: 36660

Re: 0934: "Mac/PC"

It's almost as if the only ways to be completely non-default are to extensively research obscure alternatives and to use a source of entropy to make the decision for you. Or to stop using browsers entirely. Or write your own browser. Or, if you're a lisp hacker, write a browser-generator. Takes a f...
by KShrike
Sat Aug 06, 2011 8:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0934: "Mac/PC"
Replies: 157
Views: 36660

Re: 0934: "Mac/PC"

It's almost as if the only ways to be completely non-default are to extensively research obscure alternatives and to use a source of entropy to make the decision for you. Or to stop using browsers entirely. Or write your own browser. Or, if you're a lisp hacker, write a browser-generator. Takes a f...
by KShrike
Sat Aug 06, 2011 5:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0934: "Mac/PC"
Replies: 157
Views: 36660

Re: 0934: "Mac/PC"

Now that I think of it, I would like to also say that there are people who stick to IE because of a loyalty issue.

There are some who actually bought Microsoft Stock, and therefore... you get the idea. I don't say anything to them because, well, it would be outright rude...
by KShrike
Sat Aug 06, 2011 5:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0934: "Mac/PC"
Replies: 157
Views: 36660

Re: 0934: "Mac/PC"

Hehe... I have been using FF for 5 years. It's not a loyalty issue... Ok, it is. But that doesn't mean it's not superior. In my honest, personal, tolerant opinion (I will love and tolerate the... yeah yeah), each to their own when choosing between Chrome and Firefox. If you are using Opera... I don'...
by KShrike
Fri Aug 05, 2011 10:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0934: "Mac/PC"
Replies: 157
Views: 36660

Re: 0934: "Mac/PC"

Dear Mr. Monroe , We, the readers of this webcomic xkcd must - with great reluctance - clarify a point of orthography: "Mac & PC" should be used for the comparison and "Mac/PC" for the erotic fan fiction pairing. lol I don't think that could work. Then again, being a brony, ...
by KShrike
Fri Aug 05, 2011 6:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0934: "Mac/PC"
Replies: 157
Views: 36660

Re: 0934: "Mac/PC"

Image
Did somebody already post this image? No? Ok, here we go.
by KShrike
Fri Aug 05, 2011 6:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0934: "Mac/PC"
Replies: 157
Views: 36660

Re: 0934: "Mac/PC"

Made me lol, which hadn't happened in a long time with Randall's comics.

'Bout time...

(Unless you are a gamer, in which case you get a PC because it's just easier to deal with, although having to put up with an inferior OS)
by KShrike
Wed Aug 03, 2011 5:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0933: "Tattoo"
Replies: 156
Views: 43630

Re: 0933: "Tattoo"

Kill a horse? You did this? "They did not let me test this" Thank goodness. And I don't have anything against tattoos, nor against people who wear them, and on and on and on. I just won't ever get one because of my moral sense (whether be it right or wrong). And I will not stop my kids fro...
by KShrike
Fri Jul 29, 2011 5:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0931: "Lanes"
Replies: 253
Views: 68602

Re: 931: Lanes

Well, screw cancer...

http://xkcd.com/871/
Think all $20 can go to cancer prevention?
by KShrike
Wed Jul 27, 2011 4:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0930: "Days of the Week"
Replies: 126
Views: 29127

Re: 930: Days of the Week

Don't mean to be mean to Randall, but...
it seriously looks like gibberish.
by KShrike
Mon Jul 25, 2011 4:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0929: "Speculation"
Replies: 86
Views: 22322

Re: 929: "Speculation"

Gamer_2k4 wrote:Also, Rainbow Sparkle, chill out with the pony stuff.


Sorry, been around brony related forums for the longest time, I keep typing "everypony" instead of "everyone".
Also, her name is Rainbow Dash (like you give a crap :D)
by KShrike
Mon Jul 25, 2011 5:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0929: "Speculation"
Replies: 86
Views: 22322

Re: 929: "Speculation"

Another alternate explanation would be that since Randal has switched to G+, he's feeling awful lonely.

Poor colt...
by KShrike
Mon Jul 25, 2011 4:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0929: "Speculation"
Replies: 86
Views: 22322

Re: 929: "Speculation"

Like I said when I attempted to make the thread, I couldn't care less if all my friends switch. Heck, I feel like I had too many friends on Facebook anyway (while others had WAY too many). The G+ circle feature is FAR more superior. But I couldn't care less. If people switch, they switch. If they st...
by KShrike
Mon Jul 25, 2011 4:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0929: "Speculation"
Replies: 86
Views: 22322

Re: 929: "Speculation"

Ok, I have a new unrelated question. What in the hey happened to all the regulars? Real life catch up with them? Got furious at Randall or something? Black hat guy should hunt them down.... wait a second... is this the first comic we see him using his crossbow? We know he had one in http://xkcd.com/...
by KShrike
Mon Jul 25, 2011 4:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0929: "Speculation"
Replies: 86
Views: 22322

Re: 929: "Speculation"

The Black Hat Guy is an anti-social "classhole". He couldn't care less about social networking, since in most comics he tends to screw others over. Therefore, it is safe to assume his shooting of the ball is basically him saying "Shut up, nobody cares! And stop bothering me. I'm text...
by KShrike
Mon Jul 25, 2011 4:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0929: "Speculation"
Replies: 86
Views: 22322

Re: 929: Speculation

You are doing it better than my fail. Hehe
by KShrike
Sat Jul 23, 2011 1:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0928: "Mimic Octopus"
Replies: 166
Views: 48158

Re: 0928: Mimic Octopus

Whoa, people use non-standard words that eventually get adopted as real words? STOP! THE! PRESSES! When someone says octopi, is there any doubt that they are referring to the plural of octopus? Get over it, prescriptivists. If bling is a word, then so the fuck is octopi. "English" doesn't...
by KShrike
Fri Jul 22, 2011 4:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0928: "Mimic Octopus"
Replies: 166
Views: 48158

Re: 0928: Mimic Octopus

I love how the entire forum decided to do nothing but comment on the alt-text.

Talk about obsessive...

Aren't there other words in the dictionary that are pluralized the same way? Cacti, Pegasi, etc.
by KShrike
Fri Jul 15, 2011 5:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0925: "Cell Phones"
Replies: 98
Views: 27874

Re: 0925: "Cell Phones"

Gosh darn it, Randall.

I was already cringing before you even mentioned it. Then the alt text made it worse, because it shows that you intentionally made me cringe.

But funny, huh? Cancer causes cell phones.
by KShrike
Fri Jul 15, 2011 12:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0924: "3D Printer"
Replies: 65
Views: 44085

Re: 0924: "3D Printer"

Interesting how the first thing Randall thinks about printing is.... wow....
Well, w/e
I'm pretty sure he talked about it before with the world's smallest open source violin, but I wouldn't be too sure.

I am just thinking of all the art that can be made with a 3D printer.
by KShrike
Wed Jul 13, 2011 3:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0920: "Youtube Parties"
Replies: 45
Views: 14886

Re: 0920: "Youtube Parties"

Youtube parties have always been like this...
Well, at least any party that you bring up youtube with.

Or when you are hanging out with your friends, you show them a youtube video: starts this chain.
by KShrike
Wed Jun 15, 2011 12:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0912: "Manual Override"
Replies: 104
Views: 27961

Re: 0912: "Manual Override"

Debian has this policy, that almost every command should have a man page (man in short for manual, you type "man <command name>" and it shows all the help you need in one easy to read page using a pager like less). Its GNU hip to do documentation in GNU info pages instead of man pages, so...
by KShrike
Mon Jun 13, 2011 2:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0911: "Magic School Bus"
Replies: 116
Views: 28777

Re: 0911: "Magic School Bus"

Third consecutive post, sorry. But I just realized that Arnold will now be able to stay home today. Also, any bad jokes made by Carlos would involve one of the previous XKCD comics. GET IT? I wouldn't imagine what would make Ralphie sick (except, maybe, professors against wikipedia) Dorothy: "A...
by KShrike
Mon Jun 13, 2011 2:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0911: "Magic School Bus"
Replies: 116
Views: 28777

Re: 0911: "Magic School Bus"

That is the point. The alt-text is referencing a reoccurring joke in the show where one of the characters would compare their class to the normal class he used to attend. Yes, but it might have worked better if it was plausible that ANYBODY used Encarta 2005. Nobody did, because Wikipedia was alrea...
by KShrike
Mon Jun 13, 2011 1:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0911: "Magic School Bus"
Replies: 116
Views: 28777

Re: 0911: "Magic School Bus"

Title text made me ROFL!

I loved the Magic School Bus as a kid. I was afraid Randall was going to make fun of an inaccuracy in the show for a second.

Thank you for not doing that :D
by KShrike
Mon Jun 06, 2011 4:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0908: "The Cloud"
Replies: 69
Views: 24309

Re: 0908: "The Cloud"

So, I'm guessing (as I've been guessing) that the cloud is in fact a "Huge, amorphous network of servers somewhere".
by KShrike
Mon Jun 06, 2011 4:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0908: "The Cloud"
Replies: 69
Views: 24309

Re: 0908: "The Cloud"

No, THIS is the Cloud: http://rpgfansclub.files.wordpress.com/2008/05/cloud.jpg I think "accidentally" leaving out the title text might be the joke of the title text. That's where you're wrong, as the title text is now there. "There's planned downtime every night when we turn on the ...
by KShrike
Mon Jun 06, 2011 4:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0908: "The Cloud"
Replies: 69
Views: 24309

Re: 0908: "The Cloud"

alt: "There's planned downtime every night when we turn on the Roomba and it runs over the cord."
by KShrike
Mon Jun 06, 2011 4:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0908: "The Cloud"
Replies: 69
Views: 24309

Re: 0908: "The Cloud"

Someone always trips on the cord when you are trying to download the alt text.
by KShrike
Thu May 26, 2011 3:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0903: "Extended Mind"
Replies: 666
Views: 184772

Re: 0903: "Extended Mind"

Holy Crap!!! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dungeon_Fighter_Online http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beat_%27em_up http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melee http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Close_combat http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Close_quarters_battle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hand-to-hand_combat http://en.wikip...
by KShrike
Mon May 09, 2011 4:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0896: "ZOmbeis"
Replies: 125
Views: 32661

Re: 0896: Marie Curie

Yeah, not permanently. Thank goodness for that. :o
by KShrike
Wed Apr 20, 2011 9:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0888: "Heaven"
Replies: 131
Views: 34847

Re: 0888: Heaven


That you are a fan of speed runs makes me happy.
by KShrike
Fri Apr 15, 2011 1:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0886: "Craigslist Apartments"
Replies: 137
Views: 48781

Re: 0886: "Craigslist Apartments"

Randall/Mewtwo wrote:Alt: "$1600 / 1386153BR 3BATH, MODERN SLIDING DOORS, GUEST ROOMS, GARBAGE DISPOSAL. FREE MANDATORY PARKING (ENFORCED). CONVENIENT TO ALDERAAN."


I didn't think that Darth Vader was serious when he was talking about real estate........
by KShrike
Wed Apr 06, 2011 12:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0882: "Significant"
Replies: 166
Views: 84224

Re: 0882: "Significant"

GET OUT OF MY HEAD, RANDALL! I finally caved in (no pun intended) and bought Minecraft last Thursday. This has been roughly my response to everything for a week. Haha... me too. Last Thursday too. "What's Minecraft?...... I .... can't.... stop!!!!!! This is the second (i think) comic that he m...
by KShrike
Wed Apr 06, 2011 11:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0882: "Significant"
Replies: 166
Views: 84224

Re: 0882: "Significant"

But... We're playing Minecraft (don't ever get this game. It will suck your life away with it's awesomeness)

Another statistics joke. Two in a row. He must really hate statistics this week (the practice thereof)
by KShrike
Mon Apr 04, 2011 5:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0881: "Probability"
Replies: 326
Views: 106943

Re: 0881: "Probability"

Reference to something very long ago. YES!!!
by KShrike
Fri Apr 01, 2011 10:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0880: "Headache"
Replies: 158
Views: 45392

Re: 0880: "Headache"

Cal Engime wrote:Readers who prefer the old 2D format should try viewing the comic with de-3D glasses.


You are amazing for finding this. Although, I could have just did a little workshop on my t.h.r.e.e. d.e.e. glasses.
by KShrike
Fri Apr 01, 2011 5:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0880: "Headache"
Replies: 158
Views: 45392

Re: 0880: "Headache"

I wish I could figure out all of the words that he changed.
by KShrike
Fri Apr 01, 2011 5:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0880: "Headache"
Replies: 158
Views: 45392

Re: 0880: "Headache"

Qaanol wrote:I really hope that Mewtwo offers a convenient way to download all the 3D versions of the comics.


If they weren't so glitched, I'd agree with you.

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