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0467: "X Girls Y Cups"

Postby ejg930 » Mon Aug 25, 2008 4:02 am UTC

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Alt-Text: Also no results: 1girl10000cups, 2girls(5+3i)cups, 65536girls65536cups, or 3frenchhens2turtledoves1cup.

I want Rule 34 on 7girls7cups. Now!!!
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Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

Postby person132 » Mon Aug 25, 2008 4:03 am UTC

Let me be the first to point out that "Girls" is on the Y axis and "Cups" is on the X axis. Of course, it's not really a graph.
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Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

Postby GodShapedBullet » Mon Aug 25, 2008 4:04 am UTC

I am really a fan of this one. It is, I think, my favorite of all the searching google for a joke comics.
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Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

Postby GyRo567 » Mon Aug 25, 2008 4:04 am UTC

Given what I've heard about the video, I think the 2girls1cup number should be concave-down like a frown. It's too happy for the video--or at least for my impression of the video. I hope never to see it.
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Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

Postby Sagard » Mon Aug 25, 2008 4:05 am UTC

Another internet meme comic? *sigh*

I'm getting bored of XKCD.
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Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

Postby ejg930 » Mon Aug 25, 2008 4:06 am UTC

person132 wrote:Let me be the first to point out that "Girls" is on the Y axis and "Cups" is on the X axis. Of course, it's not really a graph.


Yeah, I saw that too.

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Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

Postby ParanoidDrone » Mon Aug 25, 2008 4:07 am UTC

I sincerely hope, for Randall's mental well-being, that he somehow configured Google to avoid looking at actual images of 2G1C. ._.

Massive lolz at 3frenchhens2turtledoves1cup. I give /b/ a week day to come up with a full "12 Days of Internet Memes" song.
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Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

Postby roc314 » Mon Aug 25, 2008 4:11 am UTC

Sagard wrote:Another internet meme comic? *sigh*

I'm getting bored of XKCD.


I've noticed that all of these meme comics are showing up around the same time. Maybe Randall just got the idea for a bunch of comics at once?
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Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

Postby TheHand » Mon Aug 25, 2008 4:12 am UTC

He should really publish his findings on all this stuff.

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Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

Postby jacobraccuia » Mon Aug 25, 2008 4:12 am UTC

I enjoyed this comic, especially subtext.


This isn't really true though
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Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

Postby Wulfolme » Mon Aug 25, 2008 4:13 am UTC

I've heard that SWAP.avi is worse, actually.

Also, ha. Ha.

And I haven't seen either of them! Wheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!
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Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

Postby Protagonist » Mon Aug 25, 2008 4:19 am UTC

Wulfolme wrote:I've heard that SWAP.avi is worse, actually.

Also, ha. Ha.

And I haven't seen either of them! Wheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

When people started talking about the whole 2girls1cup thing, I was just like uhhh... has no one heard of swap.avi?
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Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

Postby nadreck » Mon Aug 25, 2008 4:20 am UTC

How about X1 to N Girls YA to DD Cups
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Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

Postby sje46 » Mon Aug 25, 2008 4:21 am UTC

person132 wrote:Let me be the first to point out that "Girls" is on the Y axis and "Cups" is on the X axis. Of course, it's not really a graph.

Umm, so . . .?

I don't get it.
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Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

Postby markkat » Mon Aug 25, 2008 4:24 am UTC

What's up with 5 girls 6 cups?
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Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

Postby tkeller » Mon Aug 25, 2008 4:26 am UTC

So does this fall under romance, sarcasm, math, or language? I guess romance is closest...
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Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

Postby Steve the Pocket » Mon Aug 25, 2008 4:27 am UTC

ParanoidDrone wrote:I sincerely hope, for Randall's mental well-being, that he somehow configured Google to avoid looking at actual images of 2G1C. ._.

It's, uh, called "SafeSearch." Or, "not using Image Search at all."

ParanoidDrone wrote:Massive lolz at 3frenchhens2turtledoves1cup. I give /b/ a week day to come up with a full "12 Days of Internet Memes" song.

The domain apparently is taken already though. Possibly by Randall himself. HOPEFULLY by Randall himself, or at least someone who has a really funny idea of what to do with it.

Hmmm, here's one: 2girlsdividedby0cupsoshi

markkat wrote:What's up with 5 girls 6 cups?

Wouldn't you like to know... :wink:
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Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

Postby Whispering » Mon Aug 25, 2008 4:34 am UTC

*sigh* Randall you had to fall in to this trap didn't you? I just wish this internet meme would go away.
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Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

Postby Toam » Mon Aug 25, 2008 4:43 am UTC

person132 wrote:Let me be the first to point out that "Girls" is on the Y axis and "Cups" is on the X axis. Of course, it's not really a graph.



Even if this was a graph this would be entirely irrelevant as variables are completely arbitrary.
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Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

Postby cstar » Mon Aug 25, 2008 4:45 am UTC

I really appreciate the distribution in the data. It is obvious that the variations such as xgirls1cup and 2girlsxcups have the smallest falloff with change in the variable, and then the variations with 0 generally do more poorly than expected if you ignore the context. I think that this is much more than just another "internet meme" comic. It's at least math, even if it doesn't explicitly present an equation or name a theorem.
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Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

Postby Aradae » Mon Aug 25, 2008 4:47 am UTC

ejg930 wrote:
I want Rule 34 on 7girls7cups. Now!!!


screw that, I wanna see 3 french hens, 2 turtle doves, 1 cup.
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Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

Postby CrackTheSky » Mon Aug 25, 2008 4:57 am UTC

person132 wrote:Let me be the first to point out that "Girls" is on the Y axis and "Cups" is on the X axis. Of course, it's not really a graph.

But the data of Girls itself is on the x-axis, and the data on Cups is on the y-axis.
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Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

Postby smartalco » Mon Aug 25, 2008 5:00 am UTC

better question, what is with these outliers?

is there some incredible dislike for 5 girls that even 1 cup couldn't overcome? or the same for 3 cups even though there are 2 girls?

We must try to find this through science!
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Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

Postby '; DROP DATABASE;-- » Mon Aug 25, 2008 5:06 am UTC

Aradae wrote:
ejg930 wrote:
I want Rule 34 on 7girls7cups. Now!!!


screw that, I wanna see 3 french hens, 2 turtle doves, 1 cup.
I'll stick to 2 girls 0 cups thanks. :P

Also, I'd love to see the look on the face of an FBI/CIA/NSA/KFC/etc agent looking through Randall's search history.
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Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

Postby Baalthazaq » Mon Aug 25, 2008 5:15 am UTC

smartalco wrote:better question, what is with these outliers?

is there some incredible dislike for 5 girls that even 1 cup couldn't overcome? or the same for 3 cups even though there are 2 girls?

We must try to find this through science!


One thing I found interesting.

The amount of space between those oddities and "2G1C" is 2 girls, and 1 cup.
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Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

Postby Malice » Mon Aug 25, 2008 5:25 am UTC

I fail to see how this comic is actually a "joke" in any real way. The idea of searching for variations on girls and cups has potential for amusement, but does not actually deliver anything unexpected. The greatest number of results is for 2 girls, 1 cup, as surmised. So? I assume the "humor" is more like, "hey, this is referring to that 2 girls 1 cup thing! I recognize that reference!" than anything worthwhile.

The alt-text has a joke, though--even if it falls short of an entire 12 Days of Internet Memes thing.
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Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

Postby gormster » Mon Aug 25, 2008 5:27 am UTC

Haha, I love 3frenchhens2turtledoves1cup

Baalthazaq wrote:
smartalco wrote:better question, what is with these outliers?

is there some incredible dislike for 5 girls that even 1 cup couldn't overcome? or the same for 3 cups even though there are 2 girls?

We must try to find this through science!


One thing I found interesting.

The amount of space between those oddities and "2G1C" is 2 girls, and 1 cup.


I think you'll find that 5 - 2 = 3
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Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

Postby MrRubix » Mon Aug 25, 2008 5:31 am UTC

Call me nitpicky, but did anyone else get slightly bugged by the plural form being left alone?

"<X> Girls <Y> Cups" would have "1 Cups" when X=1
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Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

Postby madhollywood » Mon Aug 25, 2008 5:32 am UTC

It is incredible how many references there are to 1 girl 2 cups. I don't even want to contemplate any combination of x girls and y cups or what such search results might entail.
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Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

Postby Clumpy » Mon Aug 25, 2008 5:35 am UTC

Whether or not most people who've heard of the vid have seen it, isn't it a bit strange that you can now make a joke about a scat fetish flick and nearly everybody will get it?
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Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

Postby sje46 » Mon Aug 25, 2008 5:39 am UTC

Malice wrote:I fail to see how this comic is actually a "joke" in any real way. The idea of searching for variations on girls and cups has potential for amusement, but does not actually deliver anything unexpected. The greatest number of results is for 2 girls, 1 cup, as surmised. So? I assume the "humor" is more like, "hey, this is referring to that 2 girls 1 cup thing! I recognize that reference!" than anything worthwhile.

The alt-text has a joke, though--even if it falls short of an entire 12 Days of Internet Memes thing.

No one claimed it was a joke, but something can still be humorous even if it isn't a joke. Most xkcd don't have "jokes" per se, I think.

The humor resides in
1. doing math(kinda . . statistics?) on something so crude. Is this a type of satire (satire can be treating a serious thing in a nonserious way ("What do we do about the famine? Eat Irish children!") or treating something silly in a serious way (can't think of an example besides this comic))?
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2. that people would create all those variations from that meme.

Maybe not the best xkcd, but whatever.
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Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

Postby Syphon » Mon Aug 25, 2008 5:48 am UTC

I remember when I made a chart like this for number of As at the end of "THIS IS SPARTAAAAA..."

The first 0 wasn't until like 101.
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Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

Postby mache-b123 » Mon Aug 25, 2008 5:55 am UTC

Please, if someone started to think "Randall, get out of my head" or something like that...

Man, do you really think about 2G1C? You sick! (Really, you are a sick person).
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Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

Postby KingLoser » Mon Aug 25, 2008 6:00 am UTC

*Ponders why 5 girls 1 cup is not so popular*

I'm incredibly wary about any links posted on this topic.
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Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

Postby archgoon » Mon Aug 25, 2008 6:05 am UTC

and the eigenvalues are...
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32.1
2.94
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-.089 - .2737i
-.0187
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Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

Postby mache-b123 » Mon Aug 25, 2008 6:17 am UTC

archgoon wrote:and the eigenvalues are...
66209
-58456
63.9
32.1
2.94
-.089 + .2737i
-.089 - .2737i
-.0187


HAHAHAHAHAHA!

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Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

Postby Munksgaard_ » Mon Aug 25, 2008 6:32 am UTC

I seriously don't, ever, want to see or hear about anything 2girls1cup-related, be that swap.avi or whatever...

The first 5 seconds of 2girls1cup destroyed my faith in humanity, and left me silently crying in a corner of my room.
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I don't get it!!! :oops:

Postby toonarmycaptain » Mon Aug 25, 2008 6:37 am UTC

Am I the only one who doesn't get this? Other than it having something to do with Google Search and possibly cup sizes?
:S :oops:
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Re: I don't get it!!! :oops:

Postby KingLoser » Mon Aug 25, 2008 6:45 am UTC

toonarmycaptain wrote:Am I the only one who doesn't get this? Other than it having something to do with Google Search and possibly cup sizes?
:S :oops:


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Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

Postby SeanH » Mon Aug 25, 2008 6:50 am UTC

toonarmycaptain wrote:Am I the only one who doesn't get this? Other than it having something to do with Google Search and possibly cup sizes?
:S :oops:


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