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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby philsov » Thu Feb 07, 2013 4:21 pm UTC

ThirdParty wrote:My first contribution to the SW thread:


Ha, I love it. Great use of inverse color.
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Nylonathatep » Fri Feb 08, 2013 1:24 am UTC

Source: Xkcd 663, 1168, Xkcd What-if 1

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Alt text: Meanwhile somewhere around the world, a computer coding hero got killed by a giant snake after he tries to communicate with it.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Adam H » Fri Feb 08, 2013 8:37 pm UTC

Am I doing it right?
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Edit: original is 1159
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby teelo » Sat Feb 09, 2013 1:10 am UTC

Requesting a "Maxwell Smart and 99 problems" version of the latest comic.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby tastelikecoke » Sat Feb 09, 2013 5:54 am UTC

brenok wrote:"Do you agree there's a difference between 100% of germs and 100 of germs?"

That should do it.
Then you can make a joke about a disinfectant killing 10,000% of germs, making the population go negative! (gram-negative).

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby WolfieMario » Sat Feb 09, 2013 6:34 am UTC

So, I recently played a mildly disturbing game.

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Loosely based on actual events from the game. Needless to say, Smile's line is an understatement.
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Internet points to anyone who knows what game I'm talking about.

EDIT: Nobody said it; added it
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby RollingHead » Sat Feb 09, 2013 10:40 pm UTC

Adam H wrote:Am I doing it right?

Yup! Good one! But next time link the original comic in case other people don't remember it.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Shro » Sun Feb 10, 2013 4:58 pm UTC

tastelikecoke wrote:(gram-negative)

*facepalm*
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby mathmannix » Mon Feb 11, 2013 7:11 pm UTC

teelo wrote:Requesting a "Maxwell Smart and 99 problems" version of the latest comic.


Source: 1169 (for italic text), 1171.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Silknor » Mon Feb 18, 2013 7:22 am UTC

My first attempt, inspired by ostrichguy:

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You've got bigger problems. I mean...meow.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby teelo » Wed Feb 20, 2013 1:39 pm UTC

I can't get to a drawing board right now; could someone draw up an "every time I hear something positive I scoot forward an inch" version of today's comic please?

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Ephemeron » Wed Feb 20, 2013 6:36 pm UTC

Cross-posted on the xkcdsucks blog. Make of it what you will.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Nylonathatep » Thu Feb 21, 2013 12:53 am UTC

Source : 1176, and the recent trend on the fora.

Alt Text: One has to wonder how a sub-forum on a stick figure webcomic (on romance, sarcasm, math, and language... no less) could be so full of political slants and agendas? It is possible that this thread has been outdone by that other part of the forum? Wasn't this comic supposed to draws upon an intellectual, open minded, and articulated audience or did I accidentally clicked into Fox news?


In other news: Shoutout to Flicky, his bro Marionic, Lawsome, and the rest of the regulars in Forum Games. You guys are truly awesome!




I actually thought about what Gmal said and he does have a point... There's no need for negative sentiments to spill over from another place and pollute the good spirit of the General Board.

Worse.. someone might follow up with editing my xkcdsw comic just to prove their point... and degenerate the quality of this thread... just like what happened last time (even thought I've stated, way back then, that it's not PUA related at all....-_-; )

I apologize for making xkcd slighty worse :D
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby The Mighty Thesaurus » Thu Feb 21, 2013 3:14 am UTC

It is not close-minded to reject a falsehood. Forum games is an objectively terrible place.
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby gmalivuk » Thu Feb 21, 2013 4:47 am UTC

ITT: Nylon still fails to understand that TT isn't actually the place for poorly done personal rants in bastardized-xkcd form.
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Red Hal » Thu Feb 21, 2013 1:32 pm UTC

I'm confused. Surely someone who leaves because they believe Fox News to be too left-wing would be making xkcd slightly better, not worse? Or am I missing the joke?
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby gmalivuk » Thu Feb 21, 2013 1:45 pm UTC

There isn't a joke, really. It's just another instance of Nylon complaining about something forum-related by way of an unfunny parody of a comic. See also: everything he produced during the PUA comic discussion.
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Red Hal » Thu Feb 21, 2013 2:07 pm UTC

Ah! I see. Thanks. Still, zie does make a relevant point about media bias and misinformation. Anyhoo, back on topic:

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby philsov » Thu Feb 21, 2013 2:18 pm UTC

http://xkcd.com/1176/
http://xkcd.com/417/

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby brenok » Thu Feb 21, 2013 2:20 pm UTC

Was the conversation so bad he ended up in the desert? :shock:

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby RollingHead » Thu Feb 21, 2013 4:12 pm UTC

brenok wrote:Was the conversation so bad he ended up in the desert? :shock:

I wouldn't be surprised.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby ahammel » Thu Feb 21, 2013 5:32 pm UTC

brenok wrote:Was the conversation so bad he ended up in the desert? :shock:
Perhaps he's decided to scoot back whenever anybody, anywhere engages in malicious gossip.
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby dudiobugtron » Fri Feb 22, 2013 12:39 am UTC

gmalivuk wrote:There isn't a joke, really. It's just another instance of Nylon complaining about something forum-related by way of an unfunny parody of a comic. See also: everything he produced during the PUA comic discussion.

I actually thought it was pretty well done (except for the alt-text of course, which is obviously just whining), and I even laughed a little. I enjoyed the characterisations of the different post types in the main forum, despite the author's apparent bitterness, and I also loled at the conversation which characterised the inane drivel from the non-game forum games topics*. Overall it was a good contribution to this thread IMO.

PS: Also, I thought unfunny parodies of comics are what this thread is about.

*(despite the fact that one of the forum games threads has Flicky running for office)

EDIT: And while I'm here:
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I wonder what they'll say about me now my back is turned.

Alternate alt text: This is why we should stop having dinner discussions on the highway.

from http://xkcd.com/1176/ and a little of http://xkcd.com/253/
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby gmalivuk » Fri Feb 22, 2013 4:02 am UTC

Yeah, I guess it was the alt-text that really made it shitty. Like the xkcdsucks ones, the comic without that whining could actually be enjoyable.
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby The Mighty Thesaurus » Fri Feb 22, 2013 7:43 am UTC

They should do more thinking and less whinin'
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby teelo » Sun Feb 24, 2013 10:40 am UTC

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Diadem » Mon Feb 25, 2013 1:04 pm UTC

teelo wrote:490

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You inspired me :)
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby teelo » Mon Feb 25, 2013 8:30 pm UTC

Oh good one!

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby gmalivuk » Tue Feb 26, 2013 9:03 pm UTC

For the record, that one is from http://xkcd.com/257/
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby chridd » Wed Feb 27, 2013 12:43 am UTC

gmalivuk wrote:For the record, that one is from http://xkcd.com/257/
And http://what-if.xkcd.com/34/
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby dudiobugtron » Wed Feb 27, 2013 1:08 am UTC

I loled once I had read the source comics and figured out the joke. Nicely done Envelope Generator! And thanks to those who posted the source comics as well.
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby e^iπ+1=0 » Wed Feb 27, 2013 1:38 am UTC

Yeah, the source material really helps that one make any sense. I initially didn't get it, then read 257 and thought it was just a bit random, then read the what-if and now think it's actually a pretty good xkcdsw.
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Magnanimous » Wed Feb 27, 2013 2:30 am UTC

At first I thought it was related to Pentametron, the twitter bot that retweets in iambic pentameter.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby The Chosen One » Wed Feb 27, 2013 2:54 am UTC

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Chuff » Wed Feb 27, 2013 5:36 am UTC

Magnanimous wrote:At first I thought it was related to Pentametron, the twitter bot that retweets in iambic pentameter.

I fucking love Pentametron. That's all I have to say.
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Magnanimous » Wed Feb 27, 2013 6:29 am UTC

I'm going to do this every time there's a new comic with a cat.
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