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by ysth
Fri Apr 01, 2011 5:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0880: "Headache"
Replies: 158
Views: 41476

Re: 0880: "Headache"

Certainly fooled me; I thought it said "30", like some kind of abbreviation of "activities suitable for thirtysomethings"; read the "When you think about it" and thought it not very funny. Then went to see the hovertext...
by ysth
Fri Mar 25, 2011 4:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0877: "Beauty"
Replies: 91
Views: 19158

Re: 0877: "Beauty"

Carrying a microscope with one hand? Not cool, not funny, not a good comic.
by ysth
Mon Feb 07, 2011 6:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0857: "Archimedes"
Replies: 137
Views: 32027

Re: 0857: "Archimedes"

Tell me that isn't an Oglaf (NSFW) reference.
by ysth
Mon Jan 24, 2011 10:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0851: "Na"
Replies: 207
Views: 45941

Re: 0851: "Na"

Na, na, la-la-la... Hey-hey, doo-doot-doo... Na, na, la-la-la... Hey-hey, doo-doot-doo... NA, NA, LA-LA-LA... HEY-HEY, DOO-DOOT-DOO "Hey heys, na nas, la las, and doo doots are not legitimate lyrics." Tell it to Dr McNinja: http://drmcninja.com/archives/comic/20p67 Also, the end of "...
by ysth
Mon Jan 17, 2011 5:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0848: "3D"
Replies: 107
Views: 17464

Re: 0848: "3D"

I've never been to a 3D "movie"...are those buckets to hurl in they have?
by ysth
Fri Jan 07, 2011 5:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0844: "Good Code"
Replies: 100
Views: 26207

Re: 0844: "Good Code"

Awesome hovertext.
by ysth
Sun Jan 02, 2011 11:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0841: "Audiophiles"
Replies: 266
Views: 46268

Re: 0841: Audiophiles

god, randall is like the last person who should be criticizing people for being snobs I'll bite. How is Randall a snob? He occasionally mocks technologically illiterate and ignorant people for not caring about how or why they use their technology, and then hypocritically mocks someone for taking a ...
by ysth
Thu Dec 16, 2010 2:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0834: "Wikileaks"
Replies: 102
Views: 47915

Re: 0834: "Wikileaks"

the_bandersnatch wrote:the founder of Wikileaks is called Julian Assange.

Yclept "Julian Assange", called many things.
by ysth
Mon Dec 13, 2010 6:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0833: "Convincing"
Replies: 85
Views: 20005

Re: 0833: "Convincing"

Query: would having created the graph with LibreOffice make up for not labeling the axes?
by ysth
Wed Nov 17, 2010 5:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0820: "Five-Minute Comics: Part 2"
Replies: 82
Views: 15742

Re: 0820: “Five-Minute Comics: Part 2”

Can someone explain Bailout?
by ysth
Fri Nov 12, 2010 6:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0818: "Illness"
Replies: 116
Views: 32754

Re: 0818: "Illness"

(hopefully) Sweet Tits?
by ysth
Mon Oct 25, 2010 2:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0810: "Constructive"
Replies: 130
Views: 42190

Re: 0810: Constructive

HonoreDB wrote:Before there are any real comments, the captcha is populated by one or two sample constructive comments, created by the blogger, and a bunch of markov-chain manglings of those comments.

I wonder if anyone but me thought of "I'm in Marsport Without Hilda"
by ysth
Mon Oct 25, 2010 4:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0810: "Constructive"
Replies: 130
Views: 42190

Re: 0810: Constructive

Venusians make horrible lovers. The wriggling hair and the tail are just too distracting.
by ysth
Fri Oct 15, 2010 5:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0806: "Tech Support"
Replies: 223
Views: 82243

Re: 0806: Tech Support

*cough*

Image
by ysth
Fri Oct 08, 2010 5:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0803: "Airfoil"
Replies: 243
Views: 94876

Re: 0803: "Airfoil"

Stanistani wrote:
squareroot wrote:OT: I made two xkcd threads in a row!!! WHAT NOW!

What now? It goes quietly away. :(

Why is that?

Anyway, silly child, when its upside down, the air hitting the front part of the hump pushes the plane up!
by ysth
Tue Sep 07, 2010 2:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0789: "Showdown"
Replies: 46
Views: 12056

Re: "Showdown" Discussion #789

wmloving wrote:Keep in mind that the tumbleweed is a non-native, invasive species imported to North America from Asia, mostly likely in the 1800s.

Sorry, I don't buy it. I've seen the birth certificate myself, and I know what shul that tumbleweed goes to.
by ysth
Mon Sep 06, 2010 4:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0789: "Showdown"
Replies: 46
Views: 12056

Re: "Showdown" Discussion #789

But is it a confident heterosexual?
by ysth
Fri Aug 20, 2010 4:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0782: "Desecration"
Replies: 101
Views: 22869

Re: "Desecration" discussion (#782)

I only read this forum for the cultural references.
by ysth
Mon Jul 26, 2010 8:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0771: "Period Speech"
Replies: 107
Views: 37973

Re: "Period Speech" discussion (#771)

Hm. Do all of these (all of them english) sound the same to the modern ear? ~900AD: "HWÆT, WE GAR-DEna in geardagum, þeodcyninga þrym gefrunon" ~1300AD: "whan that april with his shoures sote, the droghte of marche hath perced to the rote" ~1597AD: "But how I caught it, fou...
by ysth
Thu Jul 22, 2010 5:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0769: "War"
Replies: 100
Views: 27884

Re: "War" discussion (#769)

Anomander wrote:What popped into my head was Cordelia Naismith from Shards of Honor by Lois McMaster Bujold. Thats certainely both a war and romance reference at least :-)


104 days till Cryoburn's scheduled release date. Not that I'm counting. There should be ARCs available on ebay for hundreds of dollars soon.
by ysth
Wed Jul 14, 2010 2:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0766: "Green Flash"
Replies: 82
Views: 23347

Re: "Green Flash" Discussion

londonanimal wrote:Also I've been awake 18 hours, so bare with me :?

If it's all the same to you...

No.
by ysth
Mon Jul 05, 2010 2:33 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90035
Views: 7948061

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

Aggghh. I'm looking for the etch-a-sketch signature used by someone suggesting stabbing someone and I can't find it. Help?
by ysth
Fri Jun 11, 2010 4:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0752: "Phobia"
Replies: 90
Views: 23847

Re: "Phobia" discussion (#752)

I'm probably the only one who thought of The Vortex Blaster
by ysth
Fri Jun 04, 2010 3:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0749: "Study"
Replies: 79
Views: 28284

Re: "Study" discussion

neoliminal wrote:My mother died in a study of the transmission of urushiol from digital contact with thin strips of fibrous cellulose pulp. Not funny. Not a good comic.
Win.
by ysth
Mon May 31, 2010 3:35 pm UTC
Forum: Comics/Graphic Novels
Topic: Would you kindly share your webcomic reading list?
Replies: 377
Views: 143409

Re:

__Kit wrote:f8d is awesome, honestly, closest thing to xkcd ever, EVER! Just try it! /spambot

THANKS FOR WHOEVER DID THIS :twisted:


f8d: "Cool. I'm an xkcd fan myself. But the similarly-cryptic names are a complete coincidence, I assure you :)"
by ysth
Mon May 31, 2010 4:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0747: "Geeks and Nerds"
Replies: 130
Views: 31620

Re: "Geeks and Nerds" Discussion

Ah, but is a soft science geek a nerd?
by ysth
Tue May 18, 2010 4:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0741: "Blogging"
Replies: 89
Views: 23444

Re: "Blogging" Discussion

Whyareall wrote:Am I the only one who realised Randall misspelled blagging?
No.
by ysth
Fri May 14, 2010 4:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0740: "The Tell-Tale Beat"
Replies: 115
Views: 30546

Re: "The Tell-Tale Beat" Discussion

Color me confused...the Fall of the House of Usher is part of Tales of Mystery and Imagination...by the Alan Parsons Project. No Roderick or Daft Punk involved at all.
by ysth
Wed May 12, 2010 4:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0739: "Malamanteau"
Replies: 165
Views: 40049

Re: "Malamanteau" discussion

Twice:

# 04:12, 12 May 2010 UtherSRG (talk | contribs) deleted "Malamanteau" ‎
# 04:08, 12 May 2010 UtherSRG (talk | contribs) deleted "Malamanteau"

so far.
by ysth
Wed May 05, 2010 4:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0736: "Cemetery"
Replies: 52
Views: 13849

Re: "Cemetery" discusstion

A reference to the dearly departed f8d? http://f8d.org/?c=1
by ysth
Sat Mar 20, 2010 12:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0716: "Time Machine"
Replies: 112
Views: 21498

Re: "Time Machine" Discussion

Holy crap, nobody's cleaned up the multiples yet?? Apparently not. But everyone is capable of discerning this is the One True Thread. (Willing, no, capable, yes.) On first reading, I thought the time traveller was just derailing his line of thought and then disappearing again. If it was a kill, tha...
by ysth
Tue Feb 16, 2010 9:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0702: "Snow Tracking"
Replies: 135
Views: 35878

Re: “Snow Tracking” discussion

amedeus wrote:YES! I love the Calvin and Hobbes references!

Oh man, I'm gonna have to read through my collection again. Thanks a lot, you've just effectively killed the rest of my week.

Oh, come on. With practice, a complete Calvin and Hobbes reread can be done in hours.
by ysth
Sun Feb 14, 2010 11:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0701: "Science Valentine"
Replies: 133
Views: 34534

Re: "Science Valentine" Discussion

monroetransfer wrote:Is the implication that scientists don't have a capacity for love?
No, but a scientist might ask whether happiness or love is better, and act on the answer.
by ysth
Sun Feb 14, 2010 6:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0701: "Science Valentine"
Replies: 133
Views: 34534

Re: "Science Valentine" Discussion

That depends on the definition. I'm in the camp pf those saying it's over with the 31.12.10, with the next one starting at 01.01.11. Which decade would a leap second be part of? Though it was a really bad decade for leap seconds . Well, you don't need to be engaged to break up, and breaking up can ...
by ysth
Fri Feb 12, 2010 6:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0701: "Science Valentine"
Replies: 133
Views: 34534

Re: "Science Valentine" Discussion

Am I the only one who thinks there should be a semicolon, rather than a comma, in the alt text? Nice sequence. [img.../img] title-text: You don't use science to show that you're right, you use science to become right. This was a good one, I like getting into the valentine's spirit. But it was also ...
by ysth
Mon Feb 08, 2010 7:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0699: "Trimester"
Replies: 86
Views: 24429

Re: "Trimester" discussion

Have at 'em.

But..."Related Searches: mad scientist"!?

Also, I suspect the "black lab coat" is from a search by Markoff Chaney.
by ysth
Fri Feb 05, 2010 5:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0698: "You Hang Up First"
Replies: 61
Views: 13592

Re: "You Hang Up First" Discussion

Lauuuurrrrrreeeeennnn!
by ysth
Mon Feb 01, 2010 6:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0696: "Strip Games"
Replies: 250
Views: 70253

Re: Strip Games Discussion

Yes, wikipedia has a Poohsticks article. Complete with picture of a game in progress.

I am surprised that Disney (owner of all things Pooh) allows the World Poohsticks Championship to continue.
by ysth
Wed Jan 27, 2010 8:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0694: "Retro Virus"
Replies: 164
Views: 38678

Re: Viruses on Unix systems?

almafuerte wrote:There are things that the System user can do that Administrator can't, and there's no way for anyone, not even you, to login as "System".
*cough* http://www.cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2003-09 ... 60/sysbash

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