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by Coyoty
Tue Sep 02, 2014 7:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1415: "Ballooning"
Replies: 48
Views: 12970

Re: 1415: "Ballooning"

If dinosaurs genetically engineered from decayed chromosomes with frog genes spliced in can lay eggs and produce offspring without males, then a human with with spider genes spliced in can lay eggs and produce offspring without females. Weird science will find a way. I don't think it was ever said t...
by Coyoty
Wed Aug 27, 2014 11:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1406: "Universal Converter Box"
Replies: 162
Views: 42339

Re: 1406: "Universal Converter Box"

addams wrote:This is our 16th Standard.
We have Records.

We even have Examples of each failed attempt.
Some of the failures did not fail by much.

I would not know they were failures,
if we were not still trying to fix the original problem.


How many Neos does it take to screw up the light bulbs?
by Coyoty
Wed Aug 27, 2014 11:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1413: "Suddenly Popular"
Replies: 91
Views: 22841

Re: 1413: "Suddenly Popular"

2039 <--- "Flying Car" I want my flying car... :D G. You can get a flying car right now. And a jet pack, and other things the future promised. You just have to pay for them and train to use them. Everyone seems to think that stuff would be given to them with no instructions required.
by Coyoty
Mon Aug 18, 2014 2:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1406: "Universal Converter Box"
Replies: 162
Views: 42339

Re: 1406: "Universal Converter Box"

addams wrote:I remember those big impressive mainframe computers.
Our's had glass between the room with the machine and us.

We could see them.
They could see us.

It was underground.
Is that so funny?

Protected and Safe.
Destroyed by its off spring, The Internet.


They were titans.
by Coyoty
Mon Aug 18, 2014 2:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1408: "March of the Penguins"
Replies: 25
Views: 9803

Re: 1408: "March of the Penguins"

OK, so how did they die? Someone please tell me. He was testing the conditions of the Monty Python Exploding Penguin sketch on a larger scale. He underestimated the affinity penguins have for TV sets. Turns out TV sets are warm places, and penguins like warm places, but they are too warm... But now...
by Coyoty
Mon Aug 11, 2014 2:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1406: "Universal Converter Box"
Replies: 162
Views: 42339

Re: 1406: "Universal Converter Box"

Coyne wrote:Ummm...question: I've connected the USB connector to a wall power source and I'm using the 93 octane setting to fill my tank. But it is filling very slowly. Am I doing something wrong?


It's converting electrons to hydrocarbon molecules. It's going to take awhile.
by Coyoty
Thu Jul 24, 2014 7:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1396: Actors
Replies: 16
Views: 6651

Re: 1396: Actors

Changing to Scoville heat units presents different challenges for data collection. Luis Suarez was just doing research.

I volunteer to taste-- er, test Halle Berry.
by Coyoty
Fri Jun 27, 2014 3:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1387: "Clumsy Foreshadowing"
Replies: 46
Views: 10297

Re: 1387: "Clumsy Foreshadowing"

Kittens and velociraptors are often indistinguishable.
by Coyoty
Fri Jun 27, 2014 3:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1384: Krypton
Replies: 118
Views: 23321

Re: 1384: Krypton

Whizbang wrote:I gag on farts.


Running farts are good for running gags.
by Coyoty
Fri Jun 27, 2014 2:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1386: "People are Stupid"
Replies: 256
Views: 48069

Re: 1386: "People are Stupid"

Is an average stupid person a mean stupid person?
by Coyoty
Fri Jun 27, 2014 1:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1387: "Clumsy Foreshadowing"
Replies: 46
Views: 10297

Re: 1387: "Clumsy Foreshadowing"

When the gun is emphasized and implied sinister right away, that's "lampshading".
by Coyoty
Wed Jun 25, 2014 7:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1384: Krypton
Replies: 118
Views: 23321

Re: 1384: Krypton

speising wrote:i wouldn't know. i've never tried velociraptor.


You wouldn't like it. They're nothing but bones. Very dry, too.
by Coyoty
Wed Jun 25, 2014 7:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1384: Krypton
Replies: 118
Views: 23321

Re: 1384: Krypton

PinkShinyRose wrote:
mathmannix' sig wrote:I hear velociraptor tastes like chicken.

All this talk about dead babies made me read "chicken" as "children".


Children taste nothing like velociraptors.
by Coyoty
Wed Jun 25, 2014 6:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1386: "People are Stupid"
Replies: 256
Views: 48069

Re: 1386: "People are Stupid"

Trickster wrote:"smart as me"

"smart as I"

It's I! For the love of god, I!!! Why are people so stup--

...wait.


Not everyone can be a coyote.
by Coyoty
Wed Jun 25, 2014 6:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1386: "People are Stupid"
Replies: 256
Views: 48069

Re: 1386: "People are Stupid"

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/people_are_stupid.png Thank you! Oh, wait... Are you being sarcastic? Everyone is stupid. EVERYONE. We are just stupid in different ways. A doctor knows a lot about medicine, but may know less than most about car repair. He doesn't know how to change a tire. Therefore he...
by Coyoty
Mon Jun 23, 2014 7:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1385: "Throwing Rocks"
Replies: 37
Views: 8258

Re: 1385: "Throwing Rocks"

arto7 wrote:I never realized that White Hat was representative of a naively cruel, or childish, and indifferent god. Possibly relevant song lyric, "The hammer of the gods will drive our ships to new lands,..."


Smash de beetles! Smash de beetles! ::thunk::thunk::
by Coyoty
Mon Jun 23, 2014 7:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1384: Krypton
Replies: 118
Views: 23321

Re: 1384: Krypton

da Doctah wrote:How do you feel about putting a crying baby in a basket and setting it adrift among the bulrushes?


Oswald Cobblepot didn't like it all that much when he was set adrift by his parents to get rid of him.

This must be the origin of Super-Penguin.
by Coyoty
Tue Jun 17, 2014 7:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1377: "Fish"
Replies: 288
Views: 42458

Re: 1377: "Fish"

Will the dust kill the space shark?
by Coyoty
Fri Jun 13, 2014 2:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1377: "Fish"
Replies: 288
Views: 42458

Re: 1377: "Fish"

From our broadcasts, aliens probably think humans will try to hump them and pick their pockets at any opportunity. They may be right.

Alien words for "humans" may translate to "pirates".
by Coyoty
Fri Jun 13, 2014 2:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1381: "Margin"
Replies: 48
Views: 12240

Re: 1381: "Margin"

I said FORMAT your document!
by Coyoty
Thu Jun 12, 2014 6:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1380: "Manual for Civilization"
Replies: 107
Views: 21312

Re: 1380: "Manual for Civilization"

Aren't they really saving an andalitual for civilization?
by Coyoty
Wed Jun 04, 2014 6:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1377: "Fish"
Replies: 288
Views: 42458

Re: 1377: "Fish"

There might not be any signals for us to detect. We can now use quantum entanglement to communicate instantly over distances with no apparent signal between sender and recipient. (Dutch researchers recently managed to teleport information about 3 meters.) If ETs are using ansibles then we won't know...
by Coyoty
Wed Jun 04, 2014 5:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1376: "Jump"
Replies: 62
Views: 13491

Re: 1376: "Jump"

There's a theory we dream of flying because as infants we flew all the time. Our parents carried us everywhere above the ground and it seemed like we were flying with no way to control where.
by Coyoty
Wed May 21, 2014 1:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1371: "Brightness"
Replies: 21
Views: 9501

Re: 1371: "Brightness"

chris857 wrote:I thought it was an exoplanet astronomer on Earth discovering that Sol has at least one planet by the decrease in solar brightness known as night.


Yes, that is the joke.
by Coyoty
Tue Apr 15, 2014 8:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1354: "Heartbleed Explanation"
Replies: 71
Views: 32866

Re: 1354: "Heartbleed Explanation"

This bug is inexcusable. One of the first things they teach you in programming is to avoid overflows. Sure, but that's why it's a bug. My semi-trolling statement is that as long as people keep using languages like C where it's possible to have overflows, there will continue to be overflows. That th...
by Coyoty
Fri Apr 11, 2014 2:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1352: "Cosmologist on a Tire Swing"
Replies: 87
Views: 25327

Re: 1352: "Cosmologist on a Tire Swing"

BlueNight wrote:How beautiful is it that I instantly recognized the Wood Between Worlds, despite never having seen fanart of it before?

How many future cosmologists' imaginations were inspired by The Magician's Nephew?


And how many refused to listen because they're sure it couldn't say anything meaningful?
by Coyoty
Fri Apr 11, 2014 1:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1354: "Heartbleed Explanation"
Replies: 71
Views: 32866

Re: 1354: "Heartbleed Explanation"

This bug is inexcusable. One of the first things they teach you in programming is to avoid overflows.are able to eat small amountsEF136F.gif&&^%day love will find you90210.141538
by Coyoty
Mon Apr 07, 2014 9:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1348: "Before the Internet"
Replies: 166
Views: 44947

Re: 1348: "Before the Internet"

Unless you already have a large walking population, grocery stores in a concentrated area are impractical in the U.S. There's nowhere to park. Even existing low-parking businesses like restaurants have a neverending battle with parking authorities. I know a location in downtown Pittsburgh that has a...
by Coyoty
Mon Apr 07, 2014 8:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1352: "Cosmologist on a Tire Swing"
Replies: 87
Views: 25327

Re: 1352: "Cosmologist on a Tire Swing"

mathmannix wrote:To complete the Narnia,
Mr. Tumnus wrote:Yes... like an onion: except that as you continue to go in and in, each circle is larger than the last.


This is why
Cosmologists cry
by Coyoty
Fri Mar 28, 2014 1:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1348: "Before the Internet"
Replies: 166
Views: 44947

Re: 1348: "Before the Internet"

I had to endure the Summer of Watergate. The only thing on TV during the day was the Watergate hearings. Not like today, when the only thing on TV is the Malaysian 370 coverage. Then, they adjourned each day.
by Coyoty
Mon Mar 10, 2014 9:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1338: "Land Mammals"
Replies: 168
Views: 57546

Re: 1338: "Land Mammals"

From this moment forward, Chickens don't have Boobies. Furry fandom (or in general internets) disagrees. :V They may add mammalian secondary sexual characteristics to anthropomorphized versions of chickens (and everything else), but that is not the same as believing that actual chickens have mammar...
by Coyoty
Mon Mar 10, 2014 8:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1340: "Unique Date"
Replies: 140
Views: 33307

Re: 1340: "Unique Date"

Today's date is 53-01-10 AC (Anno Coyoty). I look forward to having a Y2K crisis.
by Coyoty
Thu Mar 06, 2014 8:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1338: "Land Mammals"
Replies: 168
Views: 57546

Re: 1338: "Land Mammals"

keithl wrote:
CorruptUser wrote:Wait, by mass, what's the ratio of cow to human?


There's a "yo mama so fat" joke in there somewhere.


Yo mammal's so fat, when she sits around the horse...
by Coyoty
Wed Feb 19, 2014 8:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1331: "Frequency"
Replies: 148
Views: 41371

Re: 1331: "Frequency"

I don't know who's more perverted, that guy in North Dakota or whoever watches him to determine his frequency.
by Coyoty
Mon Feb 10, 2014 8:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1328: "Update"
Replies: 54
Views: 13923

Re: 1328: "Update"

rmsgrey wrote:As for the original comic: If my laptop hasn't caught fire over the last however many projects I've done, it's got a good chance of surviving until my next routine reboot anyway...


So there's a burn-out burn-in?
by Coyoty
Fri Jan 17, 2014 1:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1318: "Actually"
Replies: 76
Views: 16679

Re: 1318: "Actually"

Actually, dimensions are Newtonian locally and become more uncertain further out.
by Coyoty
Wed Jan 15, 2014 2:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1316: "Inexplicable"
Replies: 99
Views: 18459

Re: 1316: "Inexplicable"

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/inexplicable.png Title text: 'It has a ghost in it. Take it back.' 'No.' I have one of those. It draws little coloured boxes all over my screen sometimes, then goes to sleep under a blue blanket. Usually while I'm playing Skyrim. You don't have a ghost. You have a ferret.
by Coyoty
Thu Jan 02, 2014 2:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1311: "2014"
Replies: 40
Views: 11263

Re: 1311: "2014"

The randomly alternating text colors are pointless and are pissing me off. The gray text is hard to read, especially the smaller gray text. Next he's gonna start doing this in every comic, coloring every important noun and punchline a bright color, like a fucking Nintendo game. And I'm gonna find o...
by Coyoty
Wed Dec 18, 2013 8:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107488
Views: 53442162

Re: 1190: "Time"

We are now 12 replies away from 66666 replies.
by Coyoty
Mon Nov 18, 2013 9:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1291: "Shoot for the Moon"
Replies: 67
Views: 17221

Re: 1291: "Shoot for the Moon"

Project A119 was a plan by the Air Force in the 50s to nuke the moon, as a show of military force. Carl Sagan worked on the project and may have saved the moon by pointing out that nuking it would be a bad idea.

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