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by glasnt
Wed Apr 06, 2011 9:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0882: "Significant"
Replies: 166
Views: 84113

Re: 0882: "Significant"

This is now my excuse for everything:

"But.. miiiiiinecraft... :("

HI JOEE
by glasnt
Fri Apr 01, 2011 8:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0880: "Headache"
Replies: 158
Views: 45259

Re: 0880: "Headache"

I want to help with the conversion, but I'm intoxicated :(
by glasnt
Wed Mar 30, 2011 4:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0879: "Lamp"
Replies: 151
Views: 36508

Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Apologies, the alt text should read integer(3).to_words, but some auto text change crap is changing it to display integer(4).to_words Much like s/O.M.G/. parses to "Oh me yarm" (quoting this post makes it look liked I typed wilkers, BUT I DIDN'T) Stop making my brain melt, Randall ;_; <-- ...
by glasnt
Wed Mar 30, 2011 4:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0879: "Lamp"
Replies: 151
Views: 36508

0879: "Lamp"

Image
Alt text: 'That was definitely not in my top 3 wishes.' 'Who said anything about YOUR wishes?'


Alt text changed due to text parsing effects.
by glasnt
Fri Mar 25, 2011 5:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0877: "Beauty"
Replies: 91
Views: 21363

Re: 0877: "Beauty"

CalculatingGod wrote:Why does yellow pigmentation make slime zinc-resistant?

Anti corrosion applications are usually yellow-ish.
Spoiler:
http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8&q=yellow+zinc+resistant
by glasnt
Fri Mar 25, 2011 4:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0877: "Beauty"
Replies: 91
Views: 21363

Re: 0877: "Beauty"

And this is how we got the movie Flubber.


Hi joee!
by glasnt
Wed Mar 23, 2011 4:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0876: "Trapped"
Replies: 90
Views: 18763

Re: 0876: "Trapped"

easy escape plan: SCUBA gear, synaptic fluid. Done.

Good morning Lucas
by glasnt
Tue Mar 22, 2011 10:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0875: "2009 Called"
Replies: 111
Views: 53725

Re: 0875: "2009 Called"

Sorry, this one beats them all, hujackus
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From the new official minecraft merchandise range on Jinx. MC players get discounts too.
by glasnt
Mon Mar 21, 2011 5:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0875: "2009 Called"
Replies: 111
Views: 53725

Re: 0875: "2009 Called"

You know 3MW is/was popular, because they had a college humour video based on it: http://www.collegehumor.com/video:1924837 And it went meta-meta http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/zoom.gif Also, to retract my previous statement. My friend has 3MW. My boyfriend has a Three Keyboard...
by glasnt
Mon Mar 21, 2011 4:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0875: "2009 Called"
Replies: 111
Views: 53725

Re: 0875: "2009 Called"

That is a very nice comeback. I will have to try it.

Also, 3MW tees are still cool. Retro is cool, and old is retro, therefore, anything old is still ok, right guys? :(
by glasnt
Fri Mar 18, 2011 4:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0874: "Time Management"
Replies: 56
Views: 14363

Re: 0874: "Time Management"

45 minutes to post to blogs? That's not efficient.

7:15am-7:25am Create post for blogs
7:26am invoke automatic posting script to post blog contents to multiple blogs
7:27am Fuck around.
by glasnt
Wed Mar 16, 2011 5:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0873: "FPS Mod"
Replies: 105
Views: 30567

Re: 0873: "FPS Mod"

Weren't there some turn of the century games like Red Faction and the Dark Forces games, where you could sneak up on people in the middle of conversations, then kill them? I think Red Faction II has a Rebel who asks his comrade for a big loan, and the friend is like "Dude, how the heck did you...
by glasnt
Wed Mar 16, 2011 4:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0873: "FPS Mod"
Replies: 105
Views: 30567

Re: 0873: "FPS Mod"

A three second bio after a kill would be quite annoying. It's at bit distracting at the moment, when you get random jeers from your character in TF2 when you get x many kills in a row. Then again, I've played on servers (GameArena #18 Turbine represent, HI HASH) where a player would trigger (manuall...
by glasnt
Mon Mar 14, 2011 4:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0872: "Fairy Tales"
Replies: 74
Views: 22619

Re: 0872: "Fairy Tales"

Who needs stories to tell of social values, when they can teach science! :huzzah: The only good example of this I remember from my youth (read: university) was when our AI teacher told us two stories relating to search algorithms: the drunken stumble, where he would know the general direction home w...
by glasnt
Mon Mar 07, 2011 5:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0869: "Server Attention Span"
Replies: 90
Views: 25727

Re: 0869: "Server Attention Span"

"Hi I'm the Youtube Server! Who are you? ^_^" "I'm a browser, I'd like to see this music video from that band I like." "Oh boy! I can help!Let me get it for -- WHOA! You're a SMARTPHONE BrowseR?!" "Yeah.." "YOU ARE NOT ALLOWED TO VIEW THIS CONTENT" &...
by glasnt
Mon Feb 28, 2011 5:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0866: "Compass and Straightedge"
Replies: 94
Views: 22143

Re: 0866: "Compass and Straightedge"

Is "straightedge" the Basically Decent term for "ruler" now?
by glasnt
Fri Feb 25, 2011 5:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0865: "Nanobots"
Replies: 90
Views: 30143

Re: 0865: "Nanobots"

BROOOOWWNN!! *shakes fist* Also, is that estimation right? 40% of the mass of the earth is equal to the amount of matter storeable in IPv6-available (3.4×10^38) nanobots, of storage "a few cubic microns"? Actually, since he's speaking of the next step from IPv6, this may make sense. [url]h...
by glasnt
Wed Feb 23, 2011 5:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0864: "Flying Cars"
Replies: 117
Views: 24088

Re: 0864: "Flying Cars"

Pretty sure you're just as likely to crash a normal car while playing Angry Birds as you are crashing a flying car.

Unless flying cars have autopilot.

That'd be awesome.
by glasnt
Mon Feb 21, 2011 5:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0863: "Major in the Universe"
Replies: 108
Views: 24846

Re: 0863: "Major in the Universe"

brinhe wrote:Not familiar with this malcolm gladwell fellow.

I only heard of him from some Tv/radio people RT'ing the MG generator link from my OP.

I'm pretty sure the jist is he thinks he knows everything about everything, but doesn't? >_>
by glasnt
Mon Feb 21, 2011 5:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0863: "Major in the Universe"
Replies: 108
Views: 24846

0863: "Major in the Universe"

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/major_in_the_universe.png http://xkcd.com/863/ ALT: I hear Steven Levitt is writing a book analyzing A.J. Jacobs' quest to spend a year reading everything Malcolm Gladwell ever wrote. The audiobook will be narrated by Robert Krulwich of Radiolab. http://www.malcolmgladwe...
by glasnt
Thu Feb 17, 2011 3:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0861: "Wisdom Teeth"
Replies: 116
Views: 27883

Re: 0861: "Wisdom Teeth"

Randall has just made this user very happy. Also, the million+ purchases of the game must have too, I guess. And it's not even out of beta yet. I hope Notch comes back to the forums, but I think he's busy being all successful and stuff. I read them all the time! I just ran out of time to post, so I...
by glasnt
Wed Feb 16, 2011 5:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0861: "Wisdom Teeth"
Replies: 116
Views: 27883

Re: 0861: "Wisdom Teeth"

I had to flatten a plot in a designated zone on my local map once. Twas no more than 64x64 and 10 high. It look 3 hours (with iron tools)

That man has a lot of time on his hands.

I want my wisdom teeth out again, then I can play MC ^_^ (in Peaceful mode, granted)

Hi joee! Do you MC?
by glasnt
Mon Feb 14, 2011 5:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0860: "Never Do This"
Replies: 110
Views: 52741

Re: 0860: "Never Do This"

After the last comic, Randall shouldn't really be telling people what they shouldn't do. :folds arms: Also, microscopes are awesome. For my 8th birthday I got two of them. The lesser was used for spare parts. In addition, is he speaking of "The Secret House: The Extraordinary Science of an Ordi...
by glasnt
Fri Feb 11, 2011 5:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0859: "("
Replies: 216
Views: 58233

Re: 0859: "("

I'm not at all worried.


The title of the page for the comic is:

"xkcd: ("

That's just a malformed emoticon, no need to worry :)


ALSO!

http://twitter.com/#!/xkcdfeed/status/35928619268182016


See? It's just a backwards happy face :D
by glasnt
Thu Feb 10, 2011 10:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0858: "Milk"
Replies: 182
Views: 39632

Re: 0858: "Milk"

Note: the thread ID is a unique identifier of order of posting. Use the lowest as the main thread until the others are removed.

Also, to the random guy with a bike that I highfived because of his awesome t-shirt:I regret nothing. It is an awesome t-shirt.
by glasnt
Wed Feb 09, 2011 5:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0858: "Milk"
Replies: 182
Views: 39632

Re: 0858: "Milk"

WTF @ her lack of legs in the 3rd panel. In an interesting phenomenon, females typically feel comfortable in a cross-legged position. One would assume it to be a difficult position to assume in an armchair. Not really, in a good lazy boy, it's super comfy and easy to get into (assuming flexibility)...
by glasnt
Wed Feb 09, 2011 5:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0858: "Milk"
Replies: 182
Views: 39632

0858: "Milk"

Image
http://xkcd.com/858/

It's not hard when you have the same thought like 40 or 50 percent of the time.


Jim Carrey and John Travolta can be spokesmen for the campaign: Got Breastmilk?
by glasnt
Tue Feb 08, 2011 4:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0857: "Archimedes"
Replies: 137
Views: 35317

Re: 0857: "Archimedes"

All's fair in love and Warhammer. not sure that's right Roses are red, violets are blue, I've got a grenade, and the name on it is You. There was a man from nantucket, who lived life beside a bucket. Then his wide died, because he didn't give me the bank lock combination on time. A horse! My kin...
by glasnt
Mon Feb 07, 2011 6:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0857: "Archimedes"
Replies: 137
Views: 35317

Re: 0857: "Archimedes"

Eternal Density wrote:
Give me liberty, or I'll give you death.



Got a chuckle out of me :D
by glasnt
Mon Feb 07, 2011 5:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0857: "Archimedes"
Replies: 137
Views: 35317

Re: 0857: "Archimedes"

DVC wrote:If I have seen further than those who have come before me it is because I have poked out their eyes. -- Newton

I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn't learn something from threatening to shoot him. -- Galileo Galilei

Am I doing it right?
by glasnt
Mon Feb 07, 2011 5:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0857: "Archimedes"
Replies: 137
Views: 35317

Re: 0857: "Archimedes"

KShrike wrote:The character should have been given a beard, like in the sysadmin one (http://xkcd.com/705/)

I never noticed the beard before now, I thought it was part of the phone or something. He now looks like a douche, thanks :(
by glasnt
Mon Feb 07, 2011 5:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0857: "Archimedes"
Replies: 137
Views: 35317

Re: 0857: "Archimedes"

A bird in the hand is worth more than two bullets in your kneecap, now catch that meddling parrot!



or




No Mr Bond, I expect you to expect the unexpected!


FLIP!
by glasnt
Fri Feb 04, 2011 5:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0856: "Trochee Fixation"
Replies: 108
Views: 26007

0856: "Trochee Fixation"

Image

ALT: If you Huffman-coded all the 'random' things everyone on the internet has said over the years, you'd wind up with, like, 30 or 40 bytes *tops*.



Purple Monkey Dishwash-- oh wait.
by glasnt
Wed Feb 02, 2011 5:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0855: "1999"
Replies: 111
Views: 41974

Re: 0855: "1999"

I have no idea what Zombo.com is, or what is was, but apparently it was hip and cool.

Like MSN Groups/Chat.

And Geocities.

And Tripod/Angelfire.
by glasnt
Mon Jan 31, 2011 6:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0854: "Learning to Cook"
Replies: 134
Views: 25201

Re: 0854: "Learning to Cook"

I cook for 2, there's not usually leftovers, because I cook knowing there's only ever 2. Re: ingredients, I'll buy ingredients that have multiple uses/long life attributes. I got some seasme seeds for some tahini, instead of getting tahini itself (for use in hummus. 1 tsp does not warrent a full tub...
by glasnt
Mon Jan 31, 2011 5:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0854: "Learning to Cook"
Replies: 134
Views: 25201

Re: 0854: "Learning to Cook"

Boy, I could go some Pekingese Bison Casserole right about now.
by glasnt
Fri Jan 28, 2011 5:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0853: "Consecutive Vowels"
Replies: 159
Views: 43466

Re: 0852: "Consecutive Vowels"

Cooeeing.


Oh yeah.
by glasnt
Wed Jan 05, 2011 5:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0843: "Misconceptions"
Replies: 186
Views: 41531

Re: 843: "Misconceptions"

Paladin65536 wrote:For your perusing pleasure.


The article is already locked down, with edits made 'pending review'.

For now, refer to this, people viewing this forum:

http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?tit ... =405392708
by glasnt
Mon Jan 03, 2011 7:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0842: "Mark"
Replies: 108
Views: 44890

Re: 0842: "Mark"

I'm wondering what kind of person writes that on someone's arm that stays for 20 years.

Unless he keeps re-writing over it.

Weirdo.
by glasnt
Fri Dec 31, 2010 5:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0841: "Audiophiles"
Replies: 266
Views: 51674

Re: 0841: Audiophiles

All laptop speakers are horrid.

I prefer canal headphones to any laptop/apple sound emission device out there.

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