1101: "Sketchiness"

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1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby Quicksilver » Wed Aug 29, 2012 4:00 am UTC

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Alt Text: "factory --- spire --- onslaught --- extractor --- judge"

Seems legit.

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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby rhomboidal » Wed Aug 29, 2012 4:02 am UTC

But make it "Sex Zeppelin," and I'm there.

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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby eculc » Wed Aug 29, 2012 4:07 am UTC

what about sex studio?
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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby noodle » Wed Aug 29, 2012 4:08 am UTC

Umm... what does sketchy mean? Some Gen-Y word?

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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby ShuRugal » Wed Aug 29, 2012 4:21 am UTC

noodle wrote:Umm... what does sketchy mean? Some Gen-Y word?



you are either extraordinarily young, extraordinarily old, or not from America.

something is "sketchy" if it sounds untrustworthy, suspect, or poorly defined.

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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby akaski » Wed Aug 29, 2012 4:33 am UTC

Where does "bunker" fit in? I say somewhere between "palace" and "house".

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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby Cicadetta » Wed Aug 29, 2012 4:37 am UTC

akaski wrote:Where does "bunker" fit in? I say somewhere between "palace" and "house".


I don't know, I'd put that somewhere closer to basement. Meanwhile, "pod" (as in, the storage receptacle) probably goes between "ravine" and "tarp..."

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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby jpk » Wed Aug 29, 2012 4:49 am UTC

I think if someone asked me back to their "sex cottage" I'd be okay with that. Other than that, I think "do you want to come back to my sex ____" is pretty much a "no". Unless they're cute.

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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby Zomba » Wed Aug 29, 2012 5:37 am UTC

"sex mobile" douchey, but not that creepy
"sex trampoline" kinda quirky
"sex museum" ...perhaps. We have one in Shanghai, perhaps the person asking is the curator?
"sex trebuchet" I'd actually be kind of intrigued. I suppose that climax stimulates the launch?

"sex jet"
"sex rocket"

"sex guillotine" Back slowly away, turn, then run!

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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby cptjeff » Wed Aug 29, 2012 5:39 am UTC

You would think a guy who writes so many grammar comics would realize that "sex orgy" is redundant.

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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby jpk » Wed Aug 29, 2012 5:47 am UTC

cptjeff wrote:You would think a guy who writes so many grammar comics would realize that "sex orgy" is redundant.


You might also think a person who complains about someone's linguistic infelicities would know the difference between semantics and syntax.

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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby NotAllThere » Wed Aug 29, 2012 6:02 am UTC

-tuplets

I could really use some childcare help.
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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby imyourfoot » Wed Aug 29, 2012 6:03 am UTC

I wonder if Randall's been playing some Starcraft lately.

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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby rmsgrey » Wed Aug 29, 2012 6:31 am UTC

cptjeff wrote:You would think a guy who writes so many grammar comics would realize that "sex orgy" is redundant.


If you invite someone to an orgy without further context or qualification, sex is generally implied, but making it explicit means it works even in contexts where "orgy" is ambiguous

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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby da Doctah » Wed Aug 29, 2012 6:44 am UTC

silo -- plantation -- trampoline -- arena --

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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby mikrit » Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:35 am UTC

NotAllThere wrote:-tuplets

I could really use some childcare help.

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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby jonnyelvis » Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:38 am UTC

But... How did "Farm" not make the list?

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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby theGoldenCalf; » Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:48 am UTC

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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby AvatarIII » Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:51 am UTC

where does "laboratory" go.

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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby Chrisfs » Wed Aug 29, 2012 8:02 am UTC

noodle wrote:Umm... what does sketchy mean? Some Gen-Y word?

Sketchy means unseemly, tawdry possibly disreputable. a guy selling multiple music CDs with plain covers from a blanket at a flea market is sketchy.
A cheap porn store with dated mechandise and a weird smell is sketchy.

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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby Chrisfs » Wed Aug 29, 2012 8:04 am UTC

How does one quantify sketchiness?

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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby AvatarIII » Wed Aug 29, 2012 8:19 am UTC

Chrisfs wrote:How does one quantify sketchiness?


you have to look badly drawn.
edit: misread post as "qualify"
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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby flicky1991 » Wed Aug 29, 2012 8:20 am UTC

Chrisfs wrote:How does one quantify sketchiness?

That's what this strip is for XD
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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby JeromeWest » Wed Aug 29, 2012 8:31 am UTC

Zomba wrote:"sex trebuchet" I'd actually be kind of intrigued. I suppose that climax stimulates the launch?


No no, the landing stimulates the climax.

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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby JeromeWest » Wed Aug 29, 2012 8:33 am UTC

jpk wrote:I think if someone asked me back to their "sex cottage" I'd be okay with that. Other than that, I think "do you want to come back to my sex ____" is pretty much a "no". Unless they're cute.


Sooo... anyone non-cute inviting you back to their sex cottage is an automatic acceptance?

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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby JeromeWest » Wed Aug 29, 2012 8:34 am UTC

--attempt.

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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby Antior » Wed Aug 29, 2012 8:43 am UTC

ShuRugal wrote:
noodle wrote:Umm... what does sketchy mean? Some Gen-Y word?



you are either extraordinarily young, extraordinarily old, or not from America.


You are probably wrong, wrong, and wrong. Noodle is just one of today's lucky ten thousand. :D

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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby Sulayman-F » Wed Aug 29, 2012 9:19 am UTC

What, no Sex Cauldron? Then again, I heard they closed that place down...

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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby Andromeda321 » Wed Aug 29, 2012 9:19 am UTC

Actually, I'd put truck or van way to the right of tarp (kidnapping elements tend to happen more in those than on tarps I think). Otherwise yep, it's a keeper.

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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby Eternal Density » Wed Aug 29, 2012 9:46 am UTC

So I'd loaded xkcd in a new tab and not looked at it, and my dad was in the room and I was about to switch to read xkcd but then I decided not to, just in case it was a sketchy one.
I chose wisely :D
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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby Dr. Diaphanous » Wed Aug 29, 2012 10:09 am UTC

Hey baby, wanna come back to my sex?

Pickup line by a transphobic gay man?
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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby jonadab » Wed Aug 29, 2012 10:28 am UTC

Other words that should not be in this sentence include "chamber", "temple", "gallows", "coffin", "furnace", "mortuary", "crucible", "rack", and "nursery". Actually, come to think of it, there are not terribly many words that should be used in this sentence.

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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby jonadab » Wed Aug 29, 2012 10:32 am UTC

"Office", "gulag", "closet", "carousel", "dugout", "cellar", "freezer", "pavilion", "site", "hut", "store". This is too easy.

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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby jonadab » Wed Aug 29, 2012 10:37 am UTC

"Company", "camp", "commode", "couch", "cradle", "curtain", "cousins". I think at least a quarter of the words in the English language make this sentence creepy.

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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby AvatarIII » Wed Aug 29, 2012 10:47 am UTC

jonadab wrote:"Company", "camp", "commode", "couch", "cradle", "curtain", "cousins". I think at least a quarter of the words in the English language make this sentence creepy.


I think the thing that makes the sentence creepy is not the word filling the blank, that merely varies the level of creepiness, it's the word "sex" take that out and nearly all of your suggestions lose a lot of creep factor.

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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby peewee_RotA » Wed Aug 29, 2012 10:54 am UTC

Doesn't matter what you put on the end of the sentence, if he's saying this to babies it is both illegal and disgusting.

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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby AvatarIII » Wed Aug 29, 2012 11:00 am UTC

....tant shop.

"Hey baby, wanna come back to my sextant shop."

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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby mojacardave » Wed Aug 29, 2012 11:00 am UTC

What about "pad"? Sexpad is (or used to be) the default sketchy name for student digs/single man's first house. That's sketchy in a douche-y kind of way.

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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby jonadab » Wed Aug 29, 2012 11:05 am UTC

I think the thing that makes the sentence creepy is not the word filling the blank


That was my assessment.

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Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

Postby SchighSchagh » Wed Aug 29, 2012 11:43 am UTC

Ok, so we all clearly agree this is a very sketchy comic. But what would it take to complete the sentence non-sketch-like?

"Hey baby, wanna come back to my sex ed class?"
^^^ still sketchy


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