0498: "Secretary: Part 5"

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Re: Wow.

Postby SpringLoaded12 » Sat Nov 01, 2008 9:49 pm UTC

Epic indeed.
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You have to admit, a ball room that size, with the really high ceiling and some balconies, would be incredibly fun. Assuming that it was at least 25 feet deep.

Oh my god, I just realized what is wrong with the ball rooms at playgrounds. They're too small. If they were a hundred times bigger, they would be much more appealing.
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Re: Wow.

Postby Gracenotes » Sat Nov 01, 2008 11:46 pm UTC

SpringLoaded12 wrote:You have to admit, a ball room that size, with the really high ceiling and some balconies, would be incredibly fun. Assuming that it was at least 25 feet deep.

Are you sure you're not overestimating your ability to not drown in playpen balls? :P

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Re: Wow.

Postby rubber314chicken » Sun Nov 02, 2008 1:32 am UTC

Gracenotes wrote:
SpringLoaded12 wrote:You have to admit, a ball room that size, with the really high ceiling and some balconies, would be incredibly fun. Assuming that it was at least 25 feet deep.

Are you sure you're not overestimating your ability to not drown in playpen balls? :P


the balls cost about $20 per cubic foot. a 20x20x10 pen of them would cost about $80,000. not exactly cheap.
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Re: Secretary: Part 5

Postby ysth » Sun Nov 02, 2008 3:07 am UTC

This week XKCD updates every day. Stay tuned!
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Re: Secretary: Part 5

Postby videogamesizzle » Sun Nov 02, 2008 5:22 am UTC

roc314 wrote:So who wants to go pull a Guy Fawkes with me, except with plastic balls instead of dynamite? And in the USA, not the UK.


"Remember, remember, the Fifth of November
the Rotunda, ballpit, and plot.
I know of no reason
why the ballpit treason
should ever be forgot"

We can go V on them, but with black hats instead of masks! :D
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Re: Secretary: Part 5

Postby pyroman » Sun Nov 02, 2008 6:29 am UTC

videogamesizzle wrote:
roc314 wrote:So who wants to go pull a Guy Fawkes with me, except with plastic balls instead of dynamite? And in the USA, not the UK.


"Remember, remember, the Fifth of November
the Rotunda, ballpit, and plot.
I know of no reason
why the ballpit treason
should ever be forgot"

We can go V on them, but with black hats instead of masks! :D

hmmm... we know that fake idea work better than a Guy Fawkes mask to keep from being identified but what about a black hat?
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Re: Secretary: Part 5

Postby roc314 » Sun Nov 02, 2008 8:07 am UTC

pyroman wrote:
videogamesizzle wrote:
roc314 wrote:So who wants to go pull a Guy Fawkes with me, except with plastic balls instead of dynamite? And in the USA, not the UK.
"Remember, remember, the Fifth of November
the Rotunda, ballpit, and plot.
I know of no reason
why the ballpit treason
should ever be forgot"

We can go V on them, but with black hats instead of masks! :D
hmmm... we know that fake idea work better than a Guy Fawkes mask to keep from being identified but what about a black hat?
We can't use a Guy Fawkes mask, as that would get us confused with Anonymous. Unless that is what we want...
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Re: Secretary: Part 5

Postby Chfan » Sun Nov 02, 2008 12:54 pm UTC

I don't know...that would probably get us all arrested and sent to Guantanamo Bay.
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Re: Secretary: Part 5

Postby Ezbez » Sun Nov 02, 2008 1:59 pm UTC

Chfan wrote:I don't know...that would probably get us all arrested and sent to Guantanamo Bay.


Which is a shame, since the trial would have been hilarious to watch. :)

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Re: Secretary: Part 5

Postby This_is_a_username » Sun Nov 02, 2008 6:27 pm UTC

the trail would have been hilarious to watch EPIC.
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Re: Secretary: Part 5

Postby rubber314chicken » Sun Nov 02, 2008 6:36 pm UTC

http://www.chiliahedron.com/ballroom/

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Re: Secretary: Part 5

Postby Nifar » Sun Nov 02, 2008 7:51 pm UTC

videogamesizzle wrote:
roc314 wrote:So who wants to go pull a Guy Fawkes with me, except with plastic balls instead of dynamite? And in the USA, not the UK.


"Remember, remember, the Fifth of November
the Rotunda, ballpit, and plot.
I know of no reason
why the ballpit treason
should ever be forgot"

We can go V on them, but with black hats instead of masks! :D

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Re: Secretary: Part 5

Postby auntiesue » Sun Nov 02, 2008 8:35 pm UTC

This comic would make a fine opera.

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Re: Secretary: Part 5

Postby Amarantha » Sun Nov 02, 2008 9:54 pm UTC

Awesome as this arc was, for me each comic was just slightly less awesome than the one which preceded it. Until the last one. Which was epic.
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Re: Secretary: Part 5

Postby Paranoid__Android » Sun Nov 02, 2008 10:32 pm UTC

having to wait another whole three days for the next comic is really annoying, i was just starting to gt used to having it every day :|
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Re: Secretary: Part 5

Postby gormster » Sun Nov 02, 2008 11:53 pm UTC

Ezbez wrote:
Chfan wrote:I don't know...that would probably get us all arrested and sent to Guantanamo Bay.


Which is a shame, since the trial would have been hilarious to watch. :)


Hahahaha. Trial? Yeah, right.
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Re: Secretary: Part 5

Postby sargeras0000 » Mon Nov 03, 2008 4:23 am UTC

we could have auto-broadcasting cameras and stuff, to document our not getting a trial, and alert the ACLU.

EDIT: although, that would plobably result in a charge of treason for the ACLU, not to mention us.

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Re: Secretary: Part 5

Postby ubel » Tue Nov 04, 2008 5:52 pm UTC

Syphon wrote:$94132.84, incase anyone was wondering. (Looks like 3 inch balls, about 7 feet deep.)

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Re: Secretary: Part 5

Postby JoshuaOst » Tue Nov 04, 2008 9:35 pm UTC

Paramount is actually releasing series as a movie to compete with the release of Quantum of Solace.

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Re: Secretary: Part 5

Postby Mother Superior » Thu Nov 06, 2008 12:19 pm UTC

JoshuaOst wrote:Paramount is actually releasing series as a movie to compete with the release of Quantum of Solace.

Well, that movie had every other kind of chase, except for a balloon one.
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