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0682: "Force"

Postby Alsadius » Wed Dec 30, 2009 5:07 am UTC

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Alt: Force-choking the chicken.

Groan.
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby LuNatic » Wed Dec 30, 2009 5:08 am UTC

Ignorance is bliss, for given values of ignorance.
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This is, for some reason, one of the funniest things I've read today.
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby Nintendon't » Wed Dec 30, 2009 5:09 am UTC

I lol'd so hard
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby mblumber2 » Wed Dec 30, 2009 5:11 am UTC

This joke had so much potential, and this is the best he could do?

I'd like to throw this comic into a gravity well.
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby Omegaton » Wed Dec 30, 2009 5:12 am UTC

Haha, liked today's comic! This is quite clever, I audibly guffawed.
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby scikidus » Wed Dec 30, 2009 5:13 am UTC

baahahahaha

Amazing. Simply amazing.
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby Lazar » Wed Dec 30, 2009 5:16 am UTC

mblumber2 wrote:This joke had so much potential, and this is the best he could do?

I'd like to throw this comic into a gravity well.

I think further explication would just diminish the humor.
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby Vorghagen » Wed Dec 30, 2009 5:18 am UTC

First in a while to have me burning cheese with enough volume to wake people.

Well done.
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby -.Mateo.- » Wed Dec 30, 2009 5:21 am UTC

Made me think about George Carlin talking about auto-erotic asphyxiation...Which made me laugh harder.
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby captain2obvious » Wed Dec 30, 2009 5:23 am UTC

The comic had me gigglin, but the alt text caused full blown chuckles.

Yes 'chuckling' is as extreme as you can get in the laughing department
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby CorruptUser » Wed Dec 30, 2009 5:25 am UTC

Seriously, did you think Hayden Christensen would go out any other way?
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby FCN » Wed Dec 30, 2009 5:32 am UTC

I always wondered what happened after Anakin lost his arm in the 2nd movie. I figured that was one of the main reasons why he got married.
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby -.Mateo.- » Wed Dec 30, 2009 5:38 am UTC

FCN wrote:I always wondered what happened after Anakin lost his arm in the 2nd movie. I figured that was one of the main reasons why he got married.


And Padme probably married the hi-tech vibrator...Anakin just happened to be attached to it
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby Alsadius » Wed Dec 30, 2009 5:42 am UTC

-.Mateo.- wrote:
FCN wrote:I always wondered what happened after Anakin lost his arm in the 2nd movie. I figured that was one of the main reasons why he got married.


And Padme probably married the hi-tech vibrator...Anakin just happened to be attached to it


No, a vibrator's romantic dialogue would be more believable.
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby murky » Wed Dec 30, 2009 5:42 am UTC

again, wikipedia saves the day. or at least the rebel force.
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby aldld » Wed Dec 30, 2009 5:43 am UTC

I remember the first time I ever clicked "Random Article" on Wikipedia, and that was actually the first article that showed up! Of course that made me laugh even harder.
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby BlueNight » Wed Dec 30, 2009 5:46 am UTC

Ever since the head-squishing episode of The Kids in the Hall, I've longed to see a certain Dark Side technique made canon. I mean, the throat choke is impressive, but a head-squish at twenty paces? Priceless. The only thing you'd need a lightsaber for is defense against snipers.
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby Mavrisa » Wed Dec 30, 2009 5:53 am UTC

mblumber2 wrote:This joke had so much potential, and this is the best he could do?

I'd like to throw this comic into a gravity well.


I found this measurably funnier than the comic itself... which under the circumstances isn't all that impressive, but oh well. Well put.
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby westrim » Wed Dec 30, 2009 5:57 am UTC

That mirror in the corner creeps me out, almost as much as the possibility that the Empire has access to Wikipedia.

Alsadius]
Groan.[/quote]

First comic in a long while to make me giggly uncontrollably, even if it was interspersed with groans (not that not making me giggle is bad, but most non social humor is lucky to get a smile out of me). But this does sound like something he thought up while sitting on the pot, thinking "hey, what if I mix 'force choke' and 'choking the chicken'?".


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-.Mateo.- wrote:
FCN wrote:I always wondered what happened after Anakin lost his arm in the 2nd movie. I figured that was one of the main reasons why he got married.


And Padme probably married the hi-tech vibrator...Anakin just happened to be attached to it


No, a vibrator's romantic dialogue would be more believable.


That's cold! ...And completely true. Though I do hate sands tendency to get everywhere.

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You mean rebel alliance.

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I got the bukkake article during a class once. That drew some awkward glances. But most of the ones I get are governmental in nature, like some primary school in England or a water district in Canada.
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby rocketrat » Wed Dec 30, 2009 6:11 am UTC

Despite it's lack of the characteristic xkcd intelligent humour/obscure science/maths references that make me like the comic, I was still burned by cheese.
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby -.Mateo.- » Wed Dec 30, 2009 6:18 am UTC

I find his lack of pants disturbing

I know he has pants, but someone had to say it...or it would have bugged me all week. yes, Im obsessive like that.
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby lihan161051 » Wed Dec 30, 2009 6:20 am UTC

Randall, you are very, very bad ..
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby Doug52392 » Wed Dec 30, 2009 6:39 am UTC

This comic made me realize Wikipedia really needs a "WARNING: THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS INFORMATION AND MATERIAL THAT ARE DEADLY. DO NOT TRY THIS SHIT AT HOME." banner for these types of articles.
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby metaphysicist » Wed Dec 30, 2009 6:40 am UTC

Grinned at the comic, "heh heh heh'd" at the alt text. Overall, a rare miss for Randall.
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby PlatoNC » Wed Dec 30, 2009 6:41 am UTC

Just realized that I've never considered the sexual implications of telekinesis. Not even once. srsly. Thanks xkcd.
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby metaphysicist » Wed Dec 30, 2009 6:46 am UTC

I didn't get what you guys meant by burning cheese for a second, let me check something.

lol rofl lmao

Ok, I give up.
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby dennisw » Wed Dec 30, 2009 6:49 am UTC

I thought the mirror was a nice touch, but it should be noted that it's strictly optional because of the abilities derived from the Force.
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby basr » Wed Dec 30, 2009 7:21 am UTC

Judging by his height, shouldn't this comic be titled "Schwartz?" Or are those just seven foot tall paramedics?

After all, David Prowse was at least a foot taller than Rick Moranis could ever claim to be.

Anyway, this strip made me snicker and groan with inappropriate glee.
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby Halrandir » Wed Dec 30, 2009 8:06 am UTC

This does beg the question, though, if Darth Vader was strong enough that he could keep choking himself with the Force after he lost consciousness? Or maybe someone else was Force-choking him? The Emperor? Obi-Wan? Luke??
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby tagno25 » Wed Dec 30, 2009 8:13 am UTC

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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby metaphysicist » Wed Dec 30, 2009 8:46 am UTC

tagno25 wrote:http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Erotic_asphyxiation&oldid=334873579

Ahaha, nice. Was this your doing?

Also, I missed the significance of the mirror... someone explain even thought it won't be as funny?
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby tagno25 » Wed Dec 30, 2009 9:00 am UTC

metaphysicist wrote:
tagno25 wrote:http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Erotic_asphyxiation&oldid=334873579

Ahaha, nice. Was this your doing?

It was my brother's doing

metaphysicist wrote:Also, I missed the significance of the mirror... someone explain even thought it won't be as funny?

Vader was force choking his image in the mirror.
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby RahulKolasseri » Wed Dec 30, 2009 9:17 am UTC

metaphysicist wrote:I didn't get what you guys meant by burning cheese for a second, let me check something.

lol rofl lmao

Ok, I give up.

Its just a reference to a word filter that got removed some time ago.
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby upgrayedd » Wed Dec 30, 2009 11:45 am UTC

I'd rather see vader lying in front of the mirror in the second pic, so that the comic would be one pic only. In general I prefer one-pic-comics. It's a great art to make a joke fit into one pic and I think it would have been quite easy here. Nevertheless, great one...
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby AtreideSardaukar » Wed Dec 30, 2009 12:45 pm UTC

Doug52392 wrote:This comic made me realize Wikipedia really needs a "WARNING: THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS INFORMATION AND MATERIAL THAT ARE DEADLY. DO NOT TRY THIS SHIT AT HOME." banner for these types of articles.


One would hope that the Wikipedia article was written well enough to imply it's inherent danger. If not, then one could hope that you had enough sense to put the information together yourself.
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby Tormuse » Wed Dec 30, 2009 1:19 pm UTC

I groaned at the cartoon and laughed at the alt-text.

tagno25 wrote:http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Erotic_asphyxiation&oldid=334873579


"# Darth Vader, Sith Lord, died from erotic asphyxiation December 30 2009 while browsing Wikipedia. [30]"

Now now, let's not start spreading rumours. He might not be dead after all. The paramedics in the cartoon seem to be moving pretty fast; they must think they have a chance of saving him.
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby promethean » Wed Dec 30, 2009 1:22 pm UTC

Sure, it's funny, but the dirty little secret that no one wants to talk about is the fact that this, and not light-saber decapitation, is the leading cause of death among the Jedi.
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby Elennaro » Wed Dec 30, 2009 1:37 pm UTC

Of course, Darth Vader wouldn't need a mirror. But without it, most of us probably wouldn't have got the joke.
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby Quicksilver » Wed Dec 30, 2009 1:57 pm UTC

What a morbid comic. Shame on you Randall, I didn't need a reminder about how much of a douche Michael Hutence may have been.
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Re: "Force" Discussion

Postby psion » Wed Dec 30, 2009 2:07 pm UTC

Elennaro wrote:Of course, Darth Vader wouldn't need a mirror. But without it, most of us probably wouldn't have got the joke.

Maybe he just likes to watch himself, he's practically in a gimp suit as it is.
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