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xkcd 2018 coming soon!

Postby belliott4488 » Tue Jun 19, 2018 3:48 pm UTC

I just occurred to me that xkcd #2018 will be coming soon, and as such, it will be the first xkcd comic to have been published in the same year as its number - and the last one, too, if the current numbering scheme persists.

How do you think this event should be recognized? Will it be? Should it be?

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Re: xkcd 2018 coming soon!

Postby Soupspoon » Tue Jun 19, 2018 3:58 pm UTC


Then start all over again! We can get more (higher) "comic the same as year" each time, before each new reset…


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Re: xkcd 2018 coming soon!

Postby Deva » Tue Jun 19, 2018 4:30 pm UTC


Step 1: Create comic 2018.
Step 2: Place comic 2018 in a time capsule.
Step 3: Bury time capsule.
Step 4: Continue producing comics normally.
Step 5: Unearth comic 2018 in 2019 (or later).
Step 6: Publish comic 2018.

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