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Does Scott Adams read xkcd fora?

Postby no-genius » Thu Nov 30, 2006 9:33 pm UTC

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Postby fjafjan » Thu Nov 30, 2006 9:43 pm UTC

what have i missed here at the fora? :S
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Postby no-genius » Thu Nov 30, 2006 9:47 pm UTC

http://forums.xkcd.com/viewtopic.php?t=453

gonzophysicist wrote:or more commonly
"this cheese is moldy"
"moldy like a fox!"


Although I guess it was in the Simpsons too (or everywhere?).... I just don't know :(
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Postby fb0t » Thu Nov 30, 2006 10:09 pm UTC

no, i've heard that joke before.

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"you're [adj.]"
"[adj.] like a fox!"


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Postby no-genius » Thu Nov 30, 2006 10:13 pm UTC

Yeh, but we were discussing it recently in the Comics fora?
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Postby Gelsamel » Fri Dec 01, 2006 3:54 am UTC

fb0t wrote:no, i've heard that joke before.

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"you're [adj.]"
"[adj.] like a fox!"


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1337 like a fox.

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Postby Peshmerga » Fri Dec 01, 2006 3:59 am UTC

Fox like a that's what she said!
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Postby Jack Mac » Sat Dec 02, 2006 11:51 am UTC

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Postby Alisto » Sat Dec 02, 2006 11:44 pm UTC

Recently, I was walking with a friend when she received a phone call. As she was talking to her roommate, she repeatedly said about some guy, "He's crazy! He's crazy!" I said to her, "Yeah, crazy like a fox." She said to her roommate, "Yeah, crazy like a box!"

I lost it. Apparently, she had never heard the phrase and misheard me. What made it so hilarious is that she said it with such confidence. There was no hesitation or uncertainty. He was crazy like a box, and damn it she was going to say so!

So now, "Crazy like a box," has become part of our vernacular.

The best part is that I was telling the story to an exchange student from Korea and she loved the phrase. So now she's going to go back to South Korea and use the phrase, spreading it to a bunch of Koreans who will believe it to be common English slang.

And that, my friends, is crazy like a box.
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Postby rachel » Sat Dec 02, 2006 11:48 pm UTC

My favourite part of that entire story is the fact that there are going to be people in South Korea saying things are crazy like a box.

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Postby LSK » Sun Dec 03, 2006 2:11 am UTC

rachel wrote:My favourite part of that entire story is the fact that there are going to be people in South Korea saying things are crazy like a box.

Despite my inability to add anything of substance to this conversation, I will state that I agree.

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Postby RealGrouchy » Mon Dec 11, 2006 6:18 am UTC

Alisto wrote: She said to her roommate, "Yeah, crazy like a box!"

I lost it.

Meh, I've lost it on much less.

For example, I was on IRC once when someone used an extraneous comma after the subject (such as in "Susan and I, went to the store today").

I lost it on him and spewed back an all-caps message of hatred.

When chatting online, it's one thing to not press down shift on the word "I", or to leave out end punctuation, but to add punctuation?!?

*throws up hands*

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Postby Alisto » Mon Dec 11, 2006 6:21 am UTC

When I said, "I lost it," I meant that I started laughing. I didn't punch her in the face.

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Postby rachel » Mon Dec 11, 2006 6:23 am UTC

I am not sure if it is completely acceptable how much that made me laugh.

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Postby LE4dGOLEM » Mon Dec 11, 2006 7:06 pm UTC

Peshmerga wrote:If laughing is wrong, I don't want to be right.


Laughing like a commie fox face of what YOUR MOM SAID!

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Postby RealGrouchy » Tue Dec 12, 2006 4:40 am UTC

Alisto wrote:When I said, "I lost it," I meant that I started laughing. I didn't punch her in the face.


:oops:

I guess that's why I'm RealGrouchy, then?

(grumble...stupid idioms with multiple interpretations...mumble...)

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Postby Rat » Tue Dec 12, 2006 12:29 pm UTC

RealGrouchy wrote:"Susan and I, went to the store today"


sounds like christopher walken...


or william shatner...

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Postby umbrae » Tue Dec 12, 2006 3:45 pm UTC

So I'll happily pull this thread ridiculously off topic.

Have you guys seen this?

http://www.walken2008.com/

Funny shit.

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Postby TheTankengine » Tue Dec 12, 2006 4:05 pm UTC

My favorite poster of all times is one that I saw in a bathroom at a friends house.

Its a picture of walken's face, then below that, it reads:"Walken is watching you piss"
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Postby une see » Sun Jul 08, 2007 3:56 am UTC

Alisto wrote:Recently, I was walking with a friend when she received a phone call. As she was talking to her roommate, she repeatedly said about some guy, "He's crazy! He's crazy!" I said to her, "Yeah, crazy like a fox." She said to her roommate, "Yeah, crazy like a box!"

I lost it. Apparently, she had never heard the phrase and misheard me. What made it so hilarious is that she said it with such confidence. There was no hesitation or uncertainty. He was crazy like a box, and damn it she was going to say so!

So now, "Crazy like a box," has become part of our vernacular.

The best part is that I was telling the story to an exchange student from Korea and she loved the phrase. So now she's going to go back to South Korea and use the phrase, spreading it to a bunch of Koreans who will believe it to be common English slang.

And that, my friends, is crazy like a box.


I'm going to have to steal that phrase. Uh...yes.

Are you crazy like a box?

I actually found this while searching for "cheese" in the General forum. I don't know why this came up...but I'm glad it did. 'Cause this topic is bangin' as a box!
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Postby zenten » Sun Jul 08, 2007 4:43 am UTC

I don't understand the original comic.

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Postby 4=5 » Sun Jul 08, 2007 5:06 am UTC

zenten wrote:I don't understand the original comic.
he's saying that his strategy of staying friendless has paid off in lack of humiliation

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Postby RealGrouchy » Sun Jul 08, 2007 5:18 am UTC

une see wrote:I'm going to have to steal that phrase. Uh...yes.

Are you crazy like a box?

Get with the times, Angela Lansbury.

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Postby zenten » Sun Jul 08, 2007 5:19 am UTC

he's saying that his strategy of staying friendless has paid off in lack of humiliation


What does that have to do with the first panel though?

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Postby 4=5 » Sun Jul 08, 2007 5:21 am UTC

zenten wrote:
he's saying that his strategy of staying friendless has paid off in lack of humiliation


What does that have to do with the first panel though?
I"m pretty sure thet that is his company and so he is embaressed by it

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Postby GhostWolfe » Sun Jul 08, 2007 8:53 am UTC

no-genius wrote:Although I guess it was in the Simpsons too (or everywhere?).... I just don't know :(


It's everywhere. About 4 years ago when I was playing DnD we started an Oriental Adventures campaign where I was a character that could transform into a fox. I couldn't say anything without the mage adding "like a fox!" to everything.

Me: I'm going to search the room.
Him: Like a fox!
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Postby hyperion » Sun Jul 08, 2007 9:26 am UTC

I was about to mention "crazy like a box" until I realised that this was the thread where I first heard it.

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Postby darry » Sun Jul 08, 2007 9:26 am UTC

my favourite use was in blackadder goes forth:

"cunning like a fox who has just been appointed professor of cunning at oxford university"
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Postby German Sausage » Sun Jul 08, 2007 1:41 pm UTC

Alisto wrote:When I said, "I lost it," I meant that I started laughing. I didn't punch her in the face.

i think i have to sig this.
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Postby Twasbrillig » Sun Jul 08, 2007 9:12 pm UTC

Alisto wrote:[story]


You posted that story somewhere else, but I can't find where.

It seems you deleted it - I searched for it but only found someone else quoting you...

http://forums.xkcd.com/viewtopic.php?p=18080#18080
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Postby funkenregen » Mon Jul 09, 2007 12:22 am UTC

well, twas, alisto was posting it here about half a year ago, until une see dug it up today. maybe that's why you can't find it anywhere else...

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Postby Alisto » Wed Jul 11, 2007 4:50 am UTC

Man, it's like time travel!
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Re: Does Scott Adams read xkcd fora?

Postby parkaboy » Mon Oct 29, 2007 4:13 am UTC

just in time for halloween! NECRO THREAD!!!!

brought back from the dead just to say: oh, so THATS what Alisto's sig is all about... also, where IS real grouchy?
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TheTankengine wrote:My favorite poster of all times is one that I saw in a bathroom at a friends house.

Its a picture of walken's face, then below that, it reads:"Walken is watching you piss"


At my high school there was a picture of a teacher with "Why aren't you in class?" written beneath it.
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Re: Does Scott Adams read xkcd fora?

Postby Alisto » Mon Oct 29, 2007 4:25 am UTC

parkaboy wrote:also, where IS real grouchy?


He's in your heart.
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Re: Does Scott Adams read xkcd fora?

Postby Verator » Mon Oct 29, 2007 4:36 am UTC

Alisto wrote:
parkaboy wrote:also, where IS real grouchy?


He's in your heart.


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Re: Does Scott Adams read xkcd fora?

Postby parkaboy » Mon Oct 29, 2007 4:37 am UTC

HEhehe those made me giggle a lot.
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Postby Belial » Mon Oct 29, 2007 4:39 am UTC

The Mighty Thesaurus wrote:
TheTankengine wrote:My favorite poster of all times is one that I saw in a bathroom at a friends house.

Its a picture of walken's face, then below that, it reads:"Walken is watching you piss"


At my high school there was a picture of a teacher with "Why aren't you in class?" written beneath it.


Crazy. One of my friends had a "Jeff Goldblum is Watching You Poop" poster.
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Postby TheKhakinator » Mon Oct 29, 2007 1:01 pm UTC

rachel wrote:I am not sure if it is completely acceptable how much that made me laugh.

Alisto wrote:When I said, "I lost it," I meant that I started laughing. I didn't punch her in the face.

I read them in that order. Epic lulz. The idea of randomly attacking someone on the phone for that is... frightening and hilarious.


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