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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Burkitt » Fri Dec 23, 2011 5:04 pm UTC

Yeah, and the display is more like an old-fashioned general store than a modern supermarket, but then a single box of XKCD Value pasta among fifteen other different types of pasta filling the whole comic probably wouldn't have got the point across so well.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby meridian » Fri Dec 23, 2011 5:26 pm UTC

Kirby wrote:It didn't bug me until just now, but shouldn't that milk be refrigerated?

Maybe it's powdered?
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby WolfieMario » Fri Dec 23, 2011 11:50 pm UTC

Wanted to post this a while ago.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby RoadieRich » Sat Dec 24, 2011 7:01 am UTC

meridian wrote:
Kirby wrote:It didn't bug me until just now, but shouldn't that milk be refrigerated?

Maybe it's powdered?

Or UHT/Sterilised
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Burkitt » Sat Dec 24, 2011 2:34 pm UTC

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby lingomaniac88 » Wed Dec 28, 2011 8:11 am UTC

Source: 699, 996

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby teelo » Sat Dec 31, 2011 7:19 am UTC

Someone do a parody of 606 using "i took an arrow to the knee".

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby SirBryghtside » Sat Dec 31, 2011 4:37 pm UTC

Done.
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With the lemons!


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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby WolfieMario » Sat Dec 31, 2011 5:00 pm UTC

Slow News Day

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby walkerm930 » Sun Jan 01, 2012 6:18 am UTC

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Alt text: jeez, that was a close one, I use that one for everything.

I thought of this while reading this thread sometime around the password comic, and thinking of the discussion about reusing passwords on the forum. (And then subsequently forgot about it)

Edit: for a slightly better image and source (149)
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby WolfieMario » Sun Jan 01, 2012 3:29 pm UTC

You, sir, have in fact made it better :lol:
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Khaz » Mon Jan 02, 2012 1:38 am UTC

Has this been done?
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby sw_username » Tue Jan 10, 2012 11:54 pm UTC

3E8
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If this was the 1024th, the alt text would have had a witty joke about Brian pronouncing the binary number as "million millions"
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Mat » Wed Jan 11, 2012 7:16 pm UTC

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby poxic » Fri Jan 13, 2012 2:38 am UTC

Nylonathatep wrote: :(



... Granted, the original was also :( .
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby yurell » Fri Jan 13, 2012 3:33 am UTC

Which xkcd number was that? I'm having a hard time finding it again.
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby chridd » Fri Jan 13, 2012 4:19 am UTC

yurell wrote:Which xkcd number was that? I'm having a hard time finding it again.
http://xkcd.com/695/
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Spambot5546 » Sun Jan 15, 2012 4:26 pm UTC

Gorrammit, how did you make the spirit comic more sad!?
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby DieJay » Sun Jan 15, 2012 7:32 pm UTC

I was too late to point it out on the comic thread when I saw it, but now I can make things right again 8)

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Jeff_UK » Mon Jan 16, 2012 9:29 pm UTC

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alt text: Happy new year!

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby TheChewanater » Tue Jan 17, 2012 12:34 am UTC

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http://internetometer.com/give/4279
No one can agree how to count how many types of people there are. You could ask two people and get 10 different answers.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Burkitt » Tue Jan 17, 2012 12:37 pm UTC

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If you think HO vs H0 is bad, you're gonna love H0 vs 00 vs 00-SF vs EM vs P4 vs S4.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Burkitt » Fri Jan 20, 2012 11:39 am UTC

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Currently third in the box office behind Serif Font Romcom and Massive Block Letters And Explosions.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby gingermrkettle » Fri Jan 20, 2012 1:58 pm UTC

Burkitt wrote:Image
Currently third in the box office behind Serif Font Romcom and Massive Block Letters And Explosions.


Whereas it should actually be BIG RED TITLE: pointless subtitle. [/pet peeve]

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Elvish Pillager » Mon Jan 23, 2012 3:00 pm UTC

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Burkitt » Mon Jan 23, 2012 3:36 pm UTC

Sustainable:sustainable

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Ephemeron » Mon Jan 23, 2012 7:53 pm UTC

I think I accidentally a new meme.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby poxic » Mon Jan 23, 2012 8:08 pm UTC

Ow. My memebank hurts.
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby TheChewanater » Mon Jan 23, 2012 8:17 pm UTC

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http://internetometer.com/give/4279
No one can agree how to count how many types of people there are. You could ask two people and get 10 different answers.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby WolfieMario » Thu Jan 26, 2012 6:18 am UTC

Cyriαkcd

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The girl in the 3rd panel was not edited.
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby poxic » Thu Jan 26, 2012 6:28 am UTC

:shock:
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Magnanimous » Thu Jan 26, 2012 8:16 am UTC

poxic wrote::shock:

:shock:

Also I didn't notice that mistake when I read the comic, but yep, it's there.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Ephemeron » Fri Jan 27, 2012 8:24 pm UTC

WolfieMario, that is brilliant. You've taken a mistake in Randall's artwork, and turned into... a Humanoid Abomination! I laughed out loud at your comic several times.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby WolfieMario » Sat Jan 28, 2012 2:58 pm UTC

Ephemeron wrote:WolfieMario, that is brilliant. You've taken a mistake in Randall's artwork, and turned into... a Humanoid Abomination! I laughed out loud at your comic several times.

Glad you liked it :D

To be fair, I probably wouldn't have thought that up, were it not for this post(er):
Eutychus wrote:The girl in panel 3 has an unsettlingly large number of limbs. Does this game temporarily turn players into spiders?
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Burkitt » Mon Jan 30, 2012 11:43 pm UTC

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Always use protection - by which I mean a helmet and knee pads.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Burkitt » Tue Jan 31, 2012 8:24 pm UTC

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If only there was someone around who could fly.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Ephemeron » Wed Feb 01, 2012 9:58 pm UTC

I spent a while working on this. Which one are you?

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Man, fuck Cancerians. Seriously.
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One more:
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Why do all my attempts at science end with me being punched by a man dressed like a bat? No wait, that's a different comic.
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And an overuse of a tired internet meme:
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It's a good thing he wasn't holding any expensive medical equipment.
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