1881: "Drone Training"

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1881: "Drone Training"

Postby Hiferator » Fri Aug 25, 2017 9:51 am UTC

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Title text: "The joke will be on him in a few weeks when animal control shows up and takes custody of his Roomba."

A possible loss (even just alluded to in the title text) for Black Hat Guy? Unthinkable!

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1881:"Drone Training"

Postby Moonfish » Fri Aug 25, 2017 9:53 am UTC

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Title text: The joke will be on him in a few weeks when animal control shows up and takes custody of his Roomba.

The kernel trick which drones use to navigate is sort of a machine learning thing.

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Re: 1881:"Drone Training"

Postby rhomboidal » Fri Aug 25, 2017 10:07 am UTC

Litter training practically killed my Roomba. Worst screeching I ever heard.

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Re: 1881:"Drone Training"

Postby speising » Fri Aug 25, 2017 10:08 am UTC

I'd like to train my Roomba to not always hide beneath the bed.

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Re: 1881: "Drone Training"

Postby orthogon » Fri Aug 25, 2017 10:14 am UTC

Posting in this one since hiferator appears to have been both "frist" and also to have inserted a space after the colon as required.

Have BHG and WHG been seen in the same room before?
xtifr wrote:... and orthogon merely sounds undecided.

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Re: 1881: "Drone Training"

Postby flicky1991 » Fri Aug 25, 2017 10:18 am UTC

orthogon wrote:Have BHG and WHG been seen in the same room before?
At least once.
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Re: 1881: "Drone Training"

Postby jozwa » Fri Aug 25, 2017 10:26 am UTC

This reminds me of an earlier comic. Maybe this one: https://xkcd.com/1558/

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Re: 1881: "Drone Training"

Postby Soupspoon » Fri Aug 25, 2017 11:37 am UTC

0/10 - does not mention eclipses

(Though may contain bobcat, off-frame.)

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Re: 1881: "Drone Training"

Postby somitomi » Fri Aug 25, 2017 12:36 pm UTC

jozwa wrote:This reminds me of an earlier comic. Maybe this one: https://xkcd.com/1558/

There are a number of recurring themes or "running gags" if you will. See also Bobcat.
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orthogon wrote:Have BHG and WHG been seen in the same room before?
At least once.

Their pose is suspiciously similar, I think there's some trickery there, mirrors or something...
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Re: 1881: "Drone Training"

Postby Flumble » Fri Aug 25, 2017 12:42 pm UTC

Soupspoon wrote:(Though may contain bobcat, off-frame.)

The bobcat has been properly trained with that spray bottle to stay off-frame.

It doesn't really feel like a BHG scenario to me. BHG would've proactively trained his drones to fly into other people's rooms. Or trained other's drones to fly into the wrong rooms.

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Re: 1881: "Drone Training"

Postby morriswalters » Fri Aug 25, 2017 2:15 pm UTC

orthogon wrote:Posting in this one since hiferator appears to have been both "frist" and also to have inserted a space after the colon as required.

Have BHG and WHG been seen in the same room before?
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Re: 1881: "Drone Training"

Postby airdrik » Fri Aug 25, 2017 4:34 pm UTC

I saw the title text as being ((un)intentionally?) ambiguous about which *HG is thinking that about the other's Roomba. In each case it still fits with the character of the *HG that is thinking it (after all, these implements certainly aren't for BHG's own drones/roomba, right?)

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Re: 1881: "Drone Training"

Postby sfmans » Sun Aug 27, 2017 6:25 am UTC

I'm currently learning to play bagpipes and found the advice in this comic completely useless.

0/10, would not use xkcd for musical advice again.


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