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by Quicksilver
Mon May 27, 2013 5:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1217: "Cells"
Replies: 56
Views: 21922

Re: 1217: "Cells"

teelo wrote:
Crosshair wrote:I think we have the beginning of a new meme here.

Drugs dont kill cancer, guns do. I kill cancer *chk chk* with guns *pow*
Fixed.
by Quicksilver
Wed May 22, 2013 4:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1215: Insight
Replies: 112
Views: 19086

Re: 1215: Insight

"Maybe before we rush to adopt 3D Printers we should stop to consider the consequences of blithely giving this technology such a central position in our lives."

hmmmm.......
by Quicksilver
Tue May 21, 2013 8:47 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0046: "Bowling Ball"
Replies: 20
Views: 9458

Re: What-If 0046: "Bowling Ball"

The Big Lebowski <3
by Quicksilver
Tue May 21, 2013 3:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1210: "I'm so random"
Replies: 242
Views: 33566

Re: 1210: "I'm so random"

My house is full of traps. There's a horse in aisle five. Sell me the fish of your brother Raoul. Soon woodpeckers will encase the sea in plastic sails. My house is full of traps. My house is full of traps. My house is full of traps. My house is full of traps. There's a horse in aisle five. Please ...
by Quicksilver
Mon May 20, 2013 5:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1214: "Geoguessr"
Replies: 102
Views: 28713

Re: 1214: "Geoguessr"

San Fran Sam wrote:Well, it could be worse. You could be playing "The View From Your Window".
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CmJUbzu6RSU
by Quicksilver
Mon May 20, 2013 4:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1214: "Geoguessr"
Replies: 102
Views: 28713

1214: "Geoguessr"

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/geoguessr.png Alt Text:"I'm not sure if you can get Epcot, but my friend just got LegoLand. He guessed California but it was the one in Denmark. Meanwhile, I'm rapidly becoming a connoisseur of unmarked dirt roads over flat, barren landscapes." I've played it a...
by Quicksilver
Tue May 14, 2013 8:20 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0045: "ISS Music Video"
Replies: 35
Views: 13147

Re: What-If 0045: "ISS Music Video"

Image
It could be worse; they could be playing U2's Beautiful Day.
by Quicksilver
Tue May 14, 2013 7:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1211: "Birds and Dinosaurs"
Replies: 298
Views: 55984

Re: 1211: "Birds and Dinosaurs"

Copper Bezel wrote:I actually thought Quicksilver was playing on Brit slang, where bird can mean a hot, young, single female.
I was.
by Quicksilver
Tue May 14, 2013 1:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1211: "Birds and Dinosaurs"
Replies: 298
Views: 55984

Re: 1211: "Birds and Dinosaurs"

I'm sorry, Randall, but no matter how often you repeat the idea that birds being the descendants of dinosaurs is cool, that won't actually make it cool... Well sure. It's cool all on its own, whether Randall repeats it a lot or not. I always though that the "birds are dinosaurs" makes din...
by Quicksilver
Fri May 10, 2013 7:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1210: "I'm so random"
Replies: 242
Views: 33566

Re: 1210: "I'm so random"

KarMann wrote:
BAReFOOt wrote:
rhomboidal wrote:I'm only hoping monkey tacos really is random, and not a soon-to-be special at Carl's Jr.

Will there be a side of EXTRA BIG-ASS FRIES?

Mmmm, ass-fries.
and idiocracy.

Also, FUS RO DAH!
by Quicksilver
Wed May 08, 2013 4:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1209:"Encoding"
Replies: 52
Views: 9743

1209:"Encoding"

Image
Larger image
http://xkcd.com/1209
Alt Text:"I don't see how; the C0 block is right there at the beginning."
Your image is still no match for my 2560x1600 30" monitor, Randall!
by Quicksilver
Mon May 06, 2013 4:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1208: "Footnote Labyrinths"
Replies: 50
Views: 13348

1208: "Footnote Labyrinths"

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/footnote_labyrinths.png http://xkcd.com/1208/ Alt Text:"Every time you read this mouseover, toggle between interpreting nested footnotes as footnotes on footnotes and interpreting them as exponents (minus one, modulo 6, plus 1)." Footnoteception? http://media.t...
by Quicksilver
Fri May 03, 2013 4:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1207: "AirAware"
Replies: 39
Views: 8060

1207: "AirAware"

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/airaware.png http://xkcd.com/1207/ Alt Text:"It ships with a version of Google Now that alerts you when it's too late to leave for your appointments." Haha, I would love to see something like this in action. Also curious as to whether the WRONG refers to yellin...
by Quicksilver
Wed May 01, 2013 8:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105832
Views: 34544008

Re: 1190: "Time"

He woke up, didn't really know how he got there Wasn't too sure why neither A believer of sorts Just not too sure what sort of belief to believe in So when the sun goes down each evening he looks to the sky for a reason Wonders what's behind the horizon so he packs light and he's off and he's leavin...
by Quicksilver
Wed May 01, 2013 4:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1206: "Einstein"
Replies: 76
Views: 13053

1206: "Einstein"

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/einstein.png http://www.xkcd.com/1206/ Alt Text: "Einstein was WRONG when he said that provisional patent #39561 represented a novel gravel-sorting technique and should be approved by the Patent Office." Maybe, but a good sandwich should be prepared lovingly at...
by Quicksilver
Mon Apr 29, 2013 5:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105832
Views: 34544008

Re: 1190: "Time"

I can't help but think buffyfgirl is like Bubs from The Wire.
by Quicksilver
Fri Apr 26, 2013 4:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1204: "Detail"
Replies: 76
Views: 13739

Re: 1204: "Detail"

Why Planck lengths? I'm assuming the resolution refers to screen resolution, am I wrong? It's referring to the smallest physical size which can be distinguished in the images on screen. Maximal resolution would be one Planck length squared per pixel. It's basically "how far can you zoom"....
by Quicksilver
Fri Apr 26, 2013 4:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1204: "Detail"
Replies: 76
Views: 13739

1204: "Detail"

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/detail.png http://xkcd.com/1204/ Alt Text:"2031: Google defends the swiveling roof-mounted scanning electron microscopes on its Street View cars, saying they 'don't reveal anything that couldn't be seen by any pedestrian scanning your house with an electron microsco...
by Quicksilver
Wed Apr 24, 2013 4:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1203: "Time Machines"
Replies: 100
Views: 29367

Re: 1203: "Time Machines"

LucasBrown wrote:What's with the wailing?
They're the screams of thousands of souls trapped in time loops.
by Quicksilver
Wed Apr 24, 2013 4:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1203: "Time Machines"
Replies: 100
Views: 29367

1203: "Time Machines"

Image
http://xkcd.com/1203/
Alt Text:"'All time machine systems nominal ... T-minus ten ... eleven ...'"
Why would it go back in time before the launch?
by Quicksilver
Tue Apr 23, 2013 8:13 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0042: "Longest Sunset"
Replies: 48
Views: 14237

What-If 0042: "Longest Sunset"

http://what-if.xkcd.com/42/ http://what-if.xkcd.com/imgs/a/42/sunset_touch.png "The sun changes its mind and goes back to bed" - haha http://what-if.xkcd.com/imgs/a/42/sunset_terminator_2.png "(Not to be confused with the Terminator, which moves across the land in this pattern:)"...
by Quicksilver
Mon Apr 22, 2013 4:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1202: "Girls and Boys"
Replies: 138
Views: 35683

Re: 1202: "Girls and Boys"

No, they don't. They send robots in their place, to look around for them. But they don't go themselves. I was born in the middle of the Apollo program. At this rate, I'll consider myself fortunate if we get back to the Moon within my (remaining) lifetime. Maybe their knowledge will lead to the crea...
by Quicksilver
Mon Apr 22, 2013 4:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1202: "Girls and Boys"
Replies: 138
Views: 35683

1202: "Girls and Boys"

Image
http://xkcd.com/1202/
Alt Text: "To get more knowledge"
It's a clever play on those silly patty cake games.
by Quicksilver
Fri Apr 19, 2013 7:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105832
Views: 34544008

Re: 1190: "Time"

manvandmaan wrote:
BlitzGirl wrote:The River is small!

The Sea is big!


Wait for It.
by Quicksilver
Fri Apr 19, 2013 4:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1201: "Integration by parts"
Replies: 81
Views: 21987

1201: "Integration by parts"

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/integration_by_parts.png http://xkcd.com/1201/ Alt Text:"If you can manage to choose u and v such that u = v = x, then the answer is just (1/2)x^2, which is easy to remember. Oh, and add a '+C' or you'll get yelled at." It's been a while since I've done integra...
by Quicksilver
Wed Apr 17, 2013 4:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1200: "Authorization"
Replies: 46
Views: 11321

Re: 1200: "Authorization"

Run as administrator?
by Quicksilver
Tue Apr 16, 2013 8:27 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0041: "Go West"
Replies: 30
Views: 11103

What-If 0041: "Go West"

If everybody in the US drove west, could we temporarily halt continental drift? —Derek http://what-if.xkcd.com/41/ http://what-if.xkcd.com/imgs/a/41/go_west_windmills.png Alt Text: "two figures pondering windmills" "It was only recently—in the mid-20th century—that we discovered that ...
by Quicksilver
Mon Apr 15, 2013 4:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1199: "Silence"
Replies: 107
Views: 15159

Re: 1199: "Silence"

I was expecting Simon & Garfunkel - The Sound of Silence to be the song.
by Quicksilver
Fri Apr 12, 2013 4:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1198: "Geologist"
Replies: 44
Views: 9932

Re: 1198: "Geologist"

Just a generic rock? Why not something of value or difficulty to obtain? That's what framing game is all about.
by Quicksilver
Fri Apr 12, 2013 4:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105832
Views: 34544008

Re: 1190: "Time"

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by Quicksilver
Wed Apr 10, 2013 4:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1197: "All Adobe Updates"
Replies: 86
Views: 22779

1197: "All Adobe Updates"

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/all_adobe_updates.png http://xkcd.com/1197/ Alt Text:"ALERT: Some pending mandatory software updates require version 21.1.2 of the Oracle/Sun Java(tm) JDK(tm) Update Manager Runtime Environment Meta-Updater, which is not available for your platform." I lol'd mo...
by Quicksilver
Mon Apr 08, 2013 6:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1196: "Subways"
Replies: 147
Views: 56154

Re: 1196: "Subways"

Sponsored by Google!
by Quicksilver
Mon Apr 08, 2013 1:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105832
Views: 34544008

Re: 1190: "Time"

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by Quicksilver
Fri Apr 05, 2013 6:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105832
Views: 34544008

Re: 1190: "Time"

Ha. What about this: There will be another panning ... ... in fact, it will be The Great Zoom Out , where we will see that Megan and Cueball are just little puppets of the Black Hat Guy, who's on vacancy at a (river|lake) beach. He built two sand castles - one à la Neuschwanstein and on...
by Quicksilver
Fri Apr 05, 2013 5:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1195: "Flowchart"
Replies: 60
Views: 9878

Re: 1195: "Flowchart"

Lame recursive flowchart ftl.
by Quicksilver
Wed Apr 03, 2013 5:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1194: "Stratigraphic Record"
Replies: 53
Views: 10658

Re: 1194: "Stratigraphic Record"

Don't say a word.
by Quicksilver
Wed Mar 27, 2013 4:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1191: "The Past"
Replies: 85
Views: 14842

Re: 1191: "The Past"

Too bad BHG can't go back in time anymore to take on Afghanistan for it's oil.
by Quicksilver
Mon Mar 25, 2013 7:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105832
Views: 34544008

Re: 1190: "Time"

yeah, this is what I've done regarding refreshing images:
http://ajaxtest.comoj.com/
by Quicksilver
Mon Mar 25, 2013 5:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105832
Views: 34544008

Re: 1190: "Time"

no cache, database blob files and AJAX. If I was going to update images periodically, that's how I would do it. Of course, it's probably for the best I'm not in a high profile coding job.
by Quicksilver
Mon Mar 25, 2013 4:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105832
Views: 34544008

Re: 1190: "Time"


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