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by Sprocket
Mon Feb 09, 2015 9:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1484:"Apollo Speeches"
Replies: 45
Views: 13930

Re: 1484:"Apollo Speeches"

lol!

dp2, I immediately thought of that Dana Carvey sketch too.
by Sprocket
Fri Feb 06, 2015 10:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107355
Views: 51783596

Re: 1190: "Time"

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by Sprocket
Fri Feb 06, 2015 8:34 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Otter/duck
Replies: 39
Views: 18229

Re: Otter/duck

by Sprocket
Tue Feb 03, 2015 8:41 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: [WARNING: OPINION WITHIN] Black captain america, female thor
Replies: 124
Views: 27985

Re: [WARNING: OPINION WITHIN] Black captain america, female

So they will be making a black captain america, completely trashing the original story. And a female thor. Thor is a Scandinavian MALE name. This is gonna be great. Anyone want to chip in and start a discussion or just let this die? Yeah, you are silly. A black female Captain America would be kind ...
by Sprocket
Tue Feb 03, 2015 8:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1480: "Super Bowl"
Replies: 102
Views: 17565

Re: 1480: "Super Bowl"

Pfhorrest wrote:Except it's "sportball", not "sportsball". Sportball as played by the Sportland Sports. Woo go team! Score some points! YEAH!

Congratulations.
by Sprocket
Tue Feb 03, 2015 7:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1471: "Gut Fauna"
Replies: 61
Views: 16811

Re: 1471: "Gut Fauna"

Kit. wrote:
Sprocket wrote:canis lupus

Oh, that reminds me of...

Lupus erythematosus, one of the autoimmune diseases for which helminthic ("gut fauna") therapy has recently been proposed.

Yes indeed.
by Sprocket
Tue Feb 03, 2015 7:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1480: "Super Bowl"
Replies: 102
Views: 17565

Re: 1480: "Super Bowl"

I just asked Aaron Diaz where "sports ball" comes from

Twitter wrote:Aaron Diaz (@dresdencodak_)

@Fontia_Sprocket Just a gag I came up with for Hob. I don't think it had a particular origin.


So. He did invent it. :-)
by Sprocket
Tue Feb 03, 2015 4:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1471: "Gut Fauna"
Replies: 61
Views: 16811

Re: 1471: "Gut Fauna"

For my irritable bowel syndrome I love my acidophicanislupus pills. So easy to take. Also, I was contemplating how dogs and wolves are the same species, as they can produce viable offspring and musing over how precisely they are related. I was thinking like ya do "ok so all wolves (canis lupus)...
by Sprocket
Tue Feb 03, 2015 4:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107355
Views: 51783596

Re: IN THE DUNES, NOMOLPY CAN SEE YOU :LMJB:

Eternal Density wrote:Speaking of which, does anyone remember a pic I posted many mips ago, showing that I'd registered for something called Firefly Online? Well todip I discovered that they released a companion app (no, not that sort of companion)

DISAPPOINTED! (dipsappointed?)
by Sprocket
Tue Feb 03, 2015 3:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1480: "Super Bowl"
Replies: 102
Views: 17565

Re: 1480: "Super Bowl"

pkcommando wrote:I enjoyed this one. It was like the perfect combination of 1332 & an inverted 1053.

The comic was good, the alt. text made me want to stand up and proudly scream
SPOOOORTS BAAAAAALLL!!!!!
by Sprocket
Sat Jan 31, 2015 12:12 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Once Upon A Time...What?
Replies: 68
Views: 37967

Re: Once Upon A Time...What?

I'm not. I want him AND Regina to be redeemed :-(
And he never really went good.
I am super pissed off about Cruella DeVil being involved. She's not a Fantasy villain! She doesn't even USE MAGIC! There better be a damn good reason she's showed up in the Enchanted Forrest.
by Sprocket
Fri Jan 30, 2015 11:55 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Hannibal (NBC T.V. series)
Replies: 32
Views: 18968

Re: Hannibal (NBC T.V. series)

Although I liked the first two movies (Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal), and although I also admire the Danish actor's cinema work I'm a bit disappointed by the series. albeit I've only watched the first two episodes so far. The super intelligent comments are very pretentious, and the over the to...
by Sprocket
Fri Jan 30, 2015 11:40 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Nightly Show - With Millard Fillmore
Replies: 3
Views: 1911

Re: The Nightly Show - With Millard Fillmore

The third episode was much better. I laughed. Like multiple times. I also saw more of the set. It's just the globe behind his head that is dower and creepy. The rest of the set looks exactly like the daily show…more or less.
by Sprocket
Fri Jan 30, 2015 9:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Social Literacy Thread (split from Rant)
Replies: 121
Views: 18137

Re: Rant Thread : For all your obscenity screaming needs

prelevent. The intersection or prevalent and relevant. Any idea what the CC is like for Brad Pitt in Snatch? *Leprechaun Noises* She's partial to periwinkle blue. So when someone says 'Male Disney film villains are often coded as gay and show children that gay people are bad' and someone else says ...
by Sprocket
Fri Jan 30, 2015 8:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1480: "Super Bowl"
Replies: 102
Views: 17565

Re: 1480: "Super Bowl"

Hey I like eating snacks and drinking beer and playing Dominion when some other people arts Sportlanding Sportsball in the next room, and popping my head back in for the commercials as much as the next guy. Reading the alt text makes my brain clog up with parse warnings. Nothing proves you need to b...
by Sprocket
Fri Jan 30, 2015 5:23 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Nightly Show - With Millard Fillmore
Replies: 3
Views: 1911

The Nightly Show - With Millard Fillmore

I was excited to see this show happen. but after watching the first two episodes, I have no been excited. But The Report also started out not so good (/me cries. WHY Stephen! WHY!) I think the very drab set is actually a problem for me, as it only adds depression to the already depressing conversati...
by Sprocket
Fri Jan 30, 2015 3:58 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Once Upon A Time...What?
Replies: 68
Views: 37967

Re: Once Upon A Time...What?

I can't handle my addiction to this show :-(
by Sprocket
Thu Jan 29, 2015 9:51 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Social Literacy Thread (split from Rant)
Replies: 121
Views: 18137

Re: Rant Thread : For all your obscenity screaming needs

Darth Mutter does have a ring to it. It makes me want Indian food. Similar story - I was being jokey and punny with a barista yesterday and eventually he asked "what name would you like this under" and in that mind set I was like "Alfred Von Tacklebottom the 3rd, Prince of Soviet Kaz...
by Sprocket
Wed Jan 28, 2015 5:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3534494

Re: Rant Thread : For all your obscenity screaming needs

More than meets the eye. Darth-former. The name Darth Vader predates Vader being a father of anyone, much less the protagonist, by multiple drafts. And all evidence suggests Darth Vader wasn't originally a title, but a name. Like the dude could be the blond-headed friend of a guy name Gayne on a lo...
by Sprocket
Tue Jan 20, 2015 6:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1475: "Technically"
Replies: 60
Views: 12986

Re: 1475: "Technically"

A single instance of the missile may only kill a few hundred innocent civilians, but it's rare to construct only a single instance of a given weapon. Also, technically, "casualties" needn't be fatalities - if someone gets a bit of grit in their eye well downwind of the blast, that's borde...
by Sprocket
Tue Jan 20, 2015 4:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1475: "Technically"
Replies: 60
Views: 12986

Re: 1475: "Technically"

"Lots of things can be well approximated by Newtonian equations. Technically though, the missile will follow a relativistic model which must be used in the guidance software, otherwise millions of innocent civilian casualties could occur." "Yeah, yeah, whatever." Wait, what kind...
by Sprocket
Tue Jan 20, 2015 4:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1475: "Technically"
Replies: 60
Views: 12986

Re: 1475: "Technically"

Technically it's about aliens in police gaming 'murica humanism.
by Sprocket
Mon Jan 12, 2015 7:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1472: "Geography"
Replies: 88
Views: 17442

Re: 1472: "Geography"

<3
is XKCD going through another up-swing?
captHij wrote:It is a nice picture, but I think that he forgot to also include a gay bay.

There's a Queer Lake in the Adirondacks.
by Sprocket
Fri Jan 09, 2015 9:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1471: "Gut Fauna"
Replies: 61
Views: 16811

Re: 1471: "Gut Fauna"

The other option is, we implant wolf poop in your rectum. The wolf naturally follows his instincts to find it so he can chew on it, and bamb, macrobiome resorted.
by Sprocket
Wed Jan 07, 2015 7:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1470: "Kix"
Replies: 112
Views: 22383

Re: 1470: "Kix"

I lol'd. It's been too long. :-)
by Sprocket
Wed Jan 07, 2015 2:08 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Airbender and Korra - Shyamalan's Masterpiece Animated
Replies: 1713
Views: 370000

Re: Airbender and Korra - Shyamalan's Masterpiece Animated

and Bolin being kinda sub by. I think season three was best. 4 was just Plot fight plot fight, you barely had to pay attention. Season three, for the first time, genuinely made me laugh occasionally, but four was back to attempts at humor that fell totally flat. I really want to be a humor doctor. G...
by Sprocket
Tue Jan 06, 2015 10:36 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Airbender and Korra - Shyamalan's Masterpiece Animated
Replies: 1713
Views: 370000

Re: Airbender and Korra - Shyamalan's Masterpiece Animated

I actually thought Korra was going to end up with Bolin when the show started. that relationship would have made WAY more sense. You know, go with the pretty one for awhile, realize he's a prat, time passes. Oh holy shit! This Bolin guy is basically just like me! I found season four boring, and it w...
by Sprocket
Tue Jan 06, 2015 6:45 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Airbender and Korra - Shyamalan's Masterpiece Animated
Replies: 1713
Views: 370000

Re: Airbender and Korra - Shyamalan's Masterpiece Animated

I understand that the show creators confirmed Asami/Korra, but aside from her blushing when Asami says "nice hair" it just didn't really happen on screen at all. Maybe if the show had had the chance to continue how it wanted to, and didn't have to rush everything, I might have felt like th...
by Sprocket
Tue Dec 30, 2014 4:51 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 914312

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

fora.xkcd.com works!
And it keeps being fora!
I did not know this thing!
by Sprocket
Sat Dec 27, 2014 6:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1464: "Santa"
Replies: 62
Views: 13210

Re: 1464: "Santa"

by Sprocket
Sat Dec 27, 2014 1:26 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Once Upon A Time...What?
Replies: 68
Views: 37967

Re: Once Upon A Time...What?

Cruella...in the enchanted forrest? ......come on. COME on.
by Sprocket
Thu Dec 25, 2014 4:29 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8671
Views: 1834690

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

If you can convince me I'm having tons of sex without the risk of pregnancy or STDs, I for one welcome our new overlords.
by Sprocket
Wed Dec 24, 2014 9:55 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3534494

Re: Rant Thread : For all your obscenity screaming needs

Technical manuals are efking weird.
by Sprocket
Wed Dec 24, 2014 9:53 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hifaleetin' thoughts
Replies: 90216
Views: 9234341

Re: (F)leeting (A)nd (R)andom (T)houghts

FART

Happy Christmukahs.

Shopping in Harvard Square was actually not absurd today.
LUSH cornered me int a $7 "charity pot" hand lotion, but it does smell pretty good.
by Sprocket
Sun Dec 21, 2014 6:40 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Washington Post: US senate report of CIA interrogation
Replies: 105
Views: 19548

Re: Washington Post: US senate report of CIA interrogation

Also, I want to point out that Randall isn't the arbiter of truth and all things. 0_0 Man....I really need to rethink my life choices. [/me returns lube and zucchinis to grocery store] (You know, they looked at me even weirder than they did the first time.)
by Sprocket
Sun Dec 21, 2014 6:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107355
Views: 51783596

Re: 1190: "Time"

Only a few steps from skycircle to skynet.
by Sprocket
Fri Dec 19, 2014 7:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0988: "Tradition"
Replies: 175
Views: 65279

Re: 0988: "Tradition"

I really wish Randal had included the specific artist under each of these.
by Sprocket
Wed Dec 17, 2014 11:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5132
Views: 914312

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

If that thing about "Friendships that last longer than seven years will last forever" is true, you kids are gonna be stuck with me for a long time.
by Sprocket
Wed Dec 17, 2014 9:27 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Racism: it's a thing
Replies: 25
Views: 6691

Re: Racism: it's a thing

http://www.germantownnow.com/blogs/comm ... 06741.html

Why on earth are people born ten years after me still being named Sarah?
by Sprocket
Wed Dec 17, 2014 5:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Racism: it's a thing
Replies: 25
Views: 6691

Re: Racism: it's a thing

Given the number of studies of this very phenomenon that have been done over the last, oh, 40 years or so, this should not be a surprise to any one. Change the name, gender or age on a single resume, send the various iterations to a single job possibility, watch who gets called for an interview. Us...

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