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by chridd
Fri Aug 09, 2019 7:57 pm UTC
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Dark Matter Squirrel (Dark Matter (2186), Still No Sleep (776)) [transcript]

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Dark matter squirrels have lots of dark energy to scurry around.
by chridd
Mon Apr 15, 2019 3:12 pm UTC
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Too Much Typing (Too Much Talking (2134), Git Commit (1296) (title text)) [transcript]

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adkfjslkdfjsdklfj. My hands are typing words. Haaaaaaaaands!


Game Robot (New Robot (2128)) [transcript]

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Why do all of our search-and-rescue robots have fighting capabilities?
by chridd
Fri Nov 09, 2018 7:48 am UTC
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Geological Time (Tectonics Game (2061), Time (1190)) [transcript]

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Wait 10,000 years for it.


Blacker Hat Guy (Hats (455), Election Night (2068)) [transcript]

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by chridd
Fri Nov 02, 2018 8:12 pm UTC
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Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
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Yakk wrote:
Monika wrote:What changed?

Based off using a diff tool, the image is downsampled by a factor of 2.

That makes it 1/4 as funny, as everyone knows humour is a per-pixel attribute of comics.
Spoiler:
The title text is worded slightly differently.
by chridd
Fri Nov 02, 2018 1:51 pm UTC
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Flumble wrote:
Monika wrote:What changed?

It really begs the question, doesn't it? :mrgreen:
Now I see it...
by chridd
Fri Aug 24, 2018 10:04 am UTC
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Real Edgelord (Edgelord (2036)) [transcript]
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He's more of a vertexlord
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by chridd
Tue Oct 31, 2017 8:09 am UTC
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Happy Halloween!

Meta-Scary (Scary (647)) [transcript]
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I'm teaching every 8-year-old relative to say this, and every 22-year-old to do the same thing with Toy Story. Also, Pokémon hit the US almost two decades ago and kids born after Aladdin came out will turn 26 next year. Next Monday marks the day when "Scary" is halfway between 9/11 and the present.
by chridd
Tue Oct 03, 2017 2:26 am UTC
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Peaceful Whale wrote:From 1560

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FTFY:
by chridd
Fri Sep 15, 2017 8:35 am UTC
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What I thought of when reading today's comic: What's Super Effective ( What to Bring (1890) ) [transcript] whats_super_effective_2x.png ...and a comic I thought of right after the eclipse. Shoot for the Sun ( Shoot for the Moon (1291) ) [transcript] shoot_for_the_sun_2x.png Eclip...
by chridd
Mon Aug 21, 2017 8:35 am UTC
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Moon Solar Transit (ISS Solar Transit 2 (1830)) [transcript]
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Much more exciting than when the ISS does it!


Eclipsing Telescope (Occulting Telescope (975)) [transcript]
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Just think of all the astronomy you could do with the sun gone!


The Moon (Shoot for the Moon (1291), The Sun (673)) [transcript]
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Shoot the moon! Even if you miss, you'll end up with lots of points! Wait, those are a bad thing. Shoot!
by chridd
Fri Jun 16, 2017 7:15 am UTC
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The State Word Map (State Word Map (1845)) [transcript]
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The the the the the the the. The the? The! The the the.


IPoSWM (State Word Map (1845), IPoD (190)) [transcript]
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...it becomes harder when those searches have to be done using IPoD as well.
by chridd
Thu May 25, 2017 6:21 am UTC
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Lab Coat Visit ( Doctor Visit (1839) , Trimester (699) ) [transcript] lab_coat_visit.png Genetic Lab Coat Results ( Genetic Testing Results (1840) , Trimester (699) ) [transcript] genetic_lab_coat_results.png Whose lab coat? ( Who? (1841) , Trimester (699) ) [transcript] whose_lab_coat.png Machine ...
by chridd
Wed May 17, 2017 3:52 am UTC
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The most recent comic is missing something... Rental Car fixed 1 ( Rental Car (1837) , Mission (452) (title text), Onboarding (1812) (graphics)) [transcript] rental_car_fixed1.png ...or... Rental Car fixed 2 ( Rental Car (1837) ) [transcript] rental_car_fixed2.png Big Acorn ( Squirrelphone (1578) , ...
by chridd
Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:40 pm UTC
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Color Pattern Obvious (Color Pattern (1814)) [transcript]
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♫ When grease gets on your camera's eye / From a big pizza pie / Then your pictures all get blurré ♫
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by chridd
Fri Nov 25, 2016 7:14 pm UTC
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Catcalling (gotta fix one thing) ( Catcalling (1763) ) [transcript] catcalling-fixed.png Moving? ( Moving Boxes (1762) ) [transcript] moving-qmark.png Blank Boxes ( Moving Boxes (1762) ) [transcript] blank-boxes.png I'm with Canada ( I'm With Her (1756) , Canada (180) , Subliminal (960) , Still No ...
by chridd
Sat Oct 29, 2016 2:05 pm UTC
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That entire program is kind of ridiculous. Why would you ever make your users type out string literals in response to a query that's basically "select from a list". The only use case for that is something like making a user type out a full "YES" before reformatting an entire dis...
by chridd
Sat Oct 29, 2016 3:10 am UTC
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Oh, right, it like stops at the first whitespace or something, doesn't it? I straight-up never use cin>> or scanf or any of that whole variety of input methods because I know they never actually do what you want, but as a result I kinda forget the details... Exactly! Back when I was first learn...
by chridd
Fri Oct 28, 2016 4:13 pm UTC
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"copy-and past" Oh, right, I missed that one when counting. (I think that was an actual unintended typo...) So left on the list are: ⋅  no std:: ⋅  wrong quotation marks ⋅  no newlines between cout/cin calls ⋅  no initialization of source ⋅&nbs...
by chridd
Fri Oct 28, 2016 6:10 am UTC
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By the way, I count at least 11 problems with the code (12 if you count it all being in upper-case, but I did in fact type it all in the correct case, it's just the font; and of course there may be more, since I didn't test it). (And lack of "return 0;" isn't one of them; end of §3.6.1, pa...
by chridd
Thu Oct 27, 2016 11:50 pm UTC
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Movie Parodies ( Movie Folder (1751) ) [transcript] movie_parodies.png Extreme Goalz ( Life Goals (1750) ) [transcript] extreme_goalz.png will_it_work.cpp ( Will It Work (1742) ) [transcript] will_it_work.png Datacentÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ ( Datacenter Scale (1737) ) [transcript] datacent________.png Rcdeiimnost...
by chridd
Fri Sep 09, 2016 12:53 am UTC
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History (Time Travel Thesis (1716)) [transcript]
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Do you have self-driving cars yet, or are you still using horse-drawn carriages? Has the Mars colony declared independence yet? Have you heard of this thing called "electricity"?
by chridd
Wed Aug 17, 2016 4:30 am UTC
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x000 (Sun Bug (what if 151) + What xkcd Means (207))
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Two words: aleph null.
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Sableagle wrote:
chridd wrote:It's Superzoom!
Thank you for reminding me of the only episode of FIM I ever watched, chridd.
Not intentional; haven't seen it.
by chridd
Sun Aug 14, 2016 8:36 am UTC
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Several based on the most recent comic (1719 Superzoom) Superzoomed superzoomed.png Supercringe (also Every Major's Terrible (1052) ) supercringe.png Planezooming (also Planespotting (1669) ) planezooming.png Superzoom™ superzoom-tm.png Superzoom and Enhance (...
by chridd
Thu Jun 30, 2016 5:10 am UTC
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Atuomatino ( Automation (1319) ) atuomatino.png Planespotter Speaking ( Planespotting (1669) + Captain Speaking (1660) ) planespotter_speaking.png God's Rainbow Flag ( Rainbow (1684) ) rainbow_flag.png Map Age Guide SW ( Map Age Guide (1688) ) map_age_guide_sw.png Intervocalic Lenition ( Intervocal...
by chridd
Sat Mar 05, 2016 8:58 am UTC
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Based on most recent comic (1651):
Spoiler:
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If you're in a hurry, we can put them all on a slow conveyor belt so you don't have to dig through all of them.
by chridd
Mon Nov 23, 2015 12:12 am UTC
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added-a-comment.png Commented (156) + YouTube (202) (for title text) Potential spoilers for Time (xkcd 1190) , in case anyone cares about that. One Time http://chridd.nfshost.com/xkcdsw/one-time Title text: Umwelt [the English word] is the idea that because their senses pick up on different things,...
by chridd
Thu Aug 06, 2015 2:08 am UTC
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Vet (1558)
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The real reason the vet refused to treat the goomba is that the vet is Dr. Mario, who is allergic to goombas.

The Sky (1556) + Desert Island (731)
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On a nearby island, someone is writing in his journal: "Day 44: Still stranded, with nothing but flat empty water as far as the eye can see."

Umwelt (1037), specifically the version about the snake
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Umwelt is the idea that because their senses pick up on different things, different animals in the same ecosystem actually live in very different worlds. Everything about you shapes the world you inhabit--from your ideology to your glasses prescription to which sense you primarily use.
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by chridd
Sat Jun 13, 2015 2:30 am UTC
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Ke5yboar0d Mash Keyboard Mash (1530) ke5yboar0d_mash.png IMG_0044.PNG Screenshots (1373) I don't thisk this has quite been done... something similar, but different enough. IMG_0044.PNG Ceres SC Ceres (1476) + this ceres_sc.png Flowcharts: Now with less BS! Flowcharts (1488) http://forums.xkcd.com/d...
by chridd
Mon Mar 30, 2015 6:42 am UTC
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"Upside-Down Map" (1500) + "World According to Americans" (850)
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¡sɟɟo-ʍoɥs

"Upside-Down Map" (1500) + this
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They should really start printing those things double-sided, save some trees.
by chridd
Sat Feb 28, 2015 4:10 am UTC
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More 1492:
Spoiler:
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That dress is clearly emitting light.

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Further coincidence! They're both standing in front of buildings that are similar colors to themselves.
(this one also contains character art from Quotative Like)
by chridd
Fri Feb 27, 2015 8:36 am UTC
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Most recent (1492)
Spoiler:
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I cannot see the dress in that picture as anything but blue-and-gold.
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by chridd
Sun Feb 08, 2015 12:23 am UTC
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Super Bowl (1480) my_super_bowl.png (I'm posting this now, and I made it into an image just now, but I wrote it before the Super Bowl.) Super Bowl (1480) + end of this post + this comment (for the title text) superb_owl.png Most recent comic (1483, Quotative Like) Like, totally quotative like: (...
by chridd
Mon Jan 19, 2015 12:07 pm UTC
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Today's comic (1475) + I don't want directions (783)
Spoiler:
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Oh, look, an interesting landmark!
by chridd
Tue Jan 13, 2015 6:30 am UTC
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From today's comic : mk-geography.png Just to nitpick, aren't World 5 and World 7 backwards? 5 was in the sky (at least the second half of it). 7 was Piranha Plant land. (I'm assuming this is based on SMB3, yes?) New Super Mario Bros. Wii . (There aren't any pipes on the map, so it can't be SMB3 .)
by chridd
Mon Jan 12, 2015 8:05 am UTC
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From today's comic:
Spoiler:
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...I would need to make sure to get a house without ghosts or lava in it, though.
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by chridd
Thu Jan 08, 2015 8:45 am UTC
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Felidae (1056)
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Good data on cat vs. cow fights is hard (for me) to find (quickly).
(Actual title of this is "Felidae?", but that filename was rejected by the forum software for some reason.)

This is what I thought when I first read UV (1469)
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...I don't know that UV light would actually do that. Alt. title text: "It's only when you look at an ant through a magnifying glass on a sunny day that you realize how often they burst into flames"—wraith's signature, and apparently from Harry Hill. Alt. alt. title text: ...wait, shined? shone? shinnen? shane? did shine?

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This is also secretly where the name "xkcd" came from (18 points!).
UV (1469) + Kix (1470) + Scrabble (492)
by chridd
Fri Jan 02, 2015 2:29 am UTC
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Phone Checking (1466)
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I'll add some title text later.
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Weather (1324)
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At least if you're really into, like, economics, store clerks aren't like, "That will be $5.—"... oh, wait, they are.

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I once made an anniversary card for my then-girlfriend with this layout.
What If (17) + What If

Orb Hammer (1436) + On the Moon (1456, title text)
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"I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the sun and returning him safely to--" [an aide frantically whispers in the president's ear for a moment] "... of landing a man on the sun."
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by chridd
Sun Nov 16, 2014 10:30 pm UTC
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4. Thanks for matching. Shouldn't it say "right", though??? No. The point is that it's relieving tension caused by a left parenthesis from before the comic started. Like, "I know your feeling tense from that left parenthesis from earlier, so here, have a right parenthesis to match it...

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