0940: "Oversight"

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0940: "Oversight"

Postby Diadem » Fri Aug 19, 2011 5:10 am UTC

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Alt text: "I felt so clever when I found a way to game the Fitocracy system by incorporating a set of easy but high-scoring activities into my regular schedule. Took me a bit to realize I'd been tricked into setting up a daily exercise routine."

I've never heard of this site. You need an invite to join, so I guess it's in beta? I gotta check it out! :) If anyone has an invite for eda5bfa8rj@snkmail.com I'd be much obliged :)
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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby karanj » Fri Aug 19, 2011 5:12 am UTC

Yep, count me as one of those only just heading about it. Wonder what the spike on their request stats is going to look like.

(also, sex totally counts!)
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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby finity » Fri Aug 19, 2011 5:14 am UTC

I think they just got the Randall bump (like a Colbert bump). Anybody have an invite for kc0bfv@gmail.com? I signed up on their webpage, but who knows how long it takes to get through a start-up's waiting list...
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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby IIAOPSW » Fri Aug 19, 2011 5:18 am UTC

I gotta admit, that is some HAWT stick figure on stick figure action right there.

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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby jpk » Fri Aug 19, 2011 5:27 am UTC

How come he gets a towel and she doesn't?
How come he needs a towel?


And am I the only one who thinks this comic would have been better with just the last two panels?
(nicely done with her hair in the last panel... oh my god, I'm becoming a connoisseur of stick figure art... save me...)
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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby Deletraz » Fri Aug 19, 2011 5:34 am UTC

I just registered to say how unwanted, useless and depressed reading this made me feel .__.
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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby Diadem » Fri Aug 19, 2011 5:38 am UTC

jpk wrote:How come he gets a towel and she doesn't?
How come he needs a towel?

And am I the only one who thinks this comic would have been better with just the last two panels?
(nicely done with her hair in the last panel... oh my god, I'm becoming a connoisseur of stick figure art... save me...)

I think you just answered your own question. If her hair is still entirely disheveled from having had sex for two hours, then obviously she hasn't showered yet. So why would she need a towel?
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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby StClair » Fri Aug 19, 2011 5:42 am UTC

Can we get a NSFW tag please? Gawd.
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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby iChef » Fri Aug 19, 2011 5:42 am UTC

Yeah jpk, but if you cut out the first 3 you would miss out on all the hot stick on stick action...... I dare someone to Google that.
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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby jpk » Fri Aug 19, 2011 5:44 am UTC

iChef wrote:Yeah jpk, but if you cut out the first 3 you would miss out on all the hot stick on stick action...... I dare someone to Google that.


Funny, the thought of missing out on the hot stick on stick action gives me no grief at all....
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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby davean » Fri Aug 19, 2011 5:47 am UTC

StClair wrote:Can we get a NSFW tag please? Gawd.


Um, the entire site has that all the time.
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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby yvh11a » Fri Aug 19, 2011 5:52 am UTC

The following Invite code worked for me:

Spoiler:
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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby Magnanimous » Fri Aug 19, 2011 5:53 am UTC

Apparently they fixed those mistranslations in their Kama Sutra.
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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby dicktalens » Fri Aug 19, 2011 6:15 am UTC

Hey guys! One of the co-founder of Fitocracy here... we're huuuuge xkcd fans, so we were both super excited and humbled to see an xkcd involving us! :) One of the original inspirations for Fitocracy was this -> http://xkcd.com/189/

Anyway, we're in closed beta right now, but here's an invite link so you can skip the waiting list! http://ftcy.co/oyGgkk. Alternatively you can use the invite code XKCD

-Dick
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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby d1m » Fri Aug 19, 2011 6:21 am UTC

Actually thought about this idea before, but never gave it a try. So hey, inspiration from a comic.

P.S.
I stole this invite code from Lockergnome: http://www.fitocracy.com/register?invite_code=LCKERGNOME

But, I found that XKCD code seems to work too, so try this one: http://www.fitocracy.com/register/?invite_code=XKCD
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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby Lanzaa » Fri Aug 19, 2011 7:00 am UTC

Fitocracy looks like a great site !
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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby Turing Machine » Fri Aug 19, 2011 7:32 am UTC

You spelled "minutes" wrong
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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby AvatarIII » Fri Aug 19, 2011 7:50 am UTC

funny thing, i saw this image for the first time yesterday
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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby Isaac20 » Fri Aug 19, 2011 8:00 am UTC

A number of years ago I used a similar site for a short time. While browsing the list of activities, I found that they had sex listed three times, from low to high activity. The high activity one was listed as one of the highest scoring activities on the site.
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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby Felstaff » Fri Aug 19, 2011 8:01 am UTC

dicktalens wrote:Hey guys! One of the co-founder of Fitocracy here... we're huuuuge xkcd fans, so we were both super excited and humbled to see an xkcd involving us! :) One of the original inspirations for Fitocracy was this -> http://xkcd.com/189/

Anyway, we're in closed beta right now, but here's an invite link so you can skip the waiting list! http://ftcy.co/oyGgkk. Alternatively you can use the invite code XKCD

-Dick


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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby timbot » Fri Aug 19, 2011 8:03 am UTC

Sexercise!
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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby Ghandi 2 » Fri Aug 19, 2011 8:05 am UTC

What the goddamn fuck
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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby Azkyroth » Fri Aug 19, 2011 8:09 am UTC

I'm continually assured that sex doesn't burn that many calories. My memory may be a bit hazy but I remember getting quite warm and often winded.
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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby dicktalens » Fri Aug 19, 2011 8:20 am UTC

Felstaff wrote:
dicktalens wrote:Hey guys! One of the co-founder of Fitocracy here... we're huuuuge xkcd fans, so we were both super excited and humbled to see an xkcd involving us! :) One of the original inspirations for Fitocracy was this -> http://xkcd.com/189/

Anyway, we're in closed beta right now, but here's an invite link so you can skip the waiting list! http://ftcy.co/oyGgkk. Alternatively you can use the invite code XKCD

-Dick


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My first entry is less than savoury.


In my previous life, I may have been a level 40 shadow knight troll on Tallon Zek. :P true story.
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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby TFTD » Fri Aug 19, 2011 8:33 am UTC

dicktalens wrote:Anyway, we're in closed beta right now, but here's an invite link so you can skip the waiting list! http://ftcy.co/oyGgkk. Alternatively you can use the invite code XKCD

-Dick


Closed beta yea? But here is a link to our website, in a public forum, were you can register and use the website immediately.
But maybe, I just don't understand the concept of closed beta.
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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby Greyarcher » Fri Aug 19, 2011 8:36 am UTC

Fitocracy
I can input info on my workouts on this website and it will reward me with bigger numbers?

My level grinding instincts are kicking in already.

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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby Isaac » Fri Aug 19, 2011 8:47 am UTC

Isaac20 wrote:....


I beat you.

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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby mojacardave » Fri Aug 19, 2011 8:51 am UTC

dicktalens wrote:Hey guys! One of the co-founder of Fitocracy here... we're huuuuge xkcd fans, so we were both super excited and humbled to see an xkcd involving us! :) One of the original inspirations for Fitocracy was this -> http://xkcd.com/189/

Anyway, we're in closed beta right now, but here's an invite link so you can skip the waiting list! http://ftcy.co/oyGgkk. Alternatively you can use the invite code XKCD

-Dick


That's cool and all, but the big question is: are you going to rectify your oversight?
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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby ElCarl » Fri Aug 19, 2011 8:59 am UTC

Signed up... The majority of my exercises are going to be pushups - I will finish the 10,000 pushups thread!
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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby snowyowl » Fri Aug 19, 2011 9:00 am UTC

jpk wrote:And am I the only one who thinks this comic would have been better with just the last two panels?

The joke would have been funnier with only the last two panels. The comic would not necessarily have been better.
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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby Sofie » Fri Aug 19, 2011 9:10 am UTC

I can see overtraining becoming a problem.
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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby Plasma Man » Fri Aug 19, 2011 9:39 am UTC

Stick figures have high ceilings in their houses.
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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby gaurwraith » Fri Aug 19, 2011 10:13 am UTC

Heh, I'm running in the Run 10.000 miles thread in the fit club here, and a month ago I designed a game with cardboard, with experience bars that I had to colour manually as I ran, and added a "yoga in the morning" bar (which I didnt complete at all) and a "meditation" bar that gave me mana and I had plastic round medals to stick whe I achieved an "achievement" (finish a week)

Anyway, that was after seeing how I devoted a lot of time to a leveling facebook game, and thinking how good would it be if it was me the Hero, And from what I read, I have the answer here...

I'm a lvl 89 sword barb
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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby Kaijyuu » Fri Aug 19, 2011 10:24 am UTC

Panel 3 looks awesome. Is that practical to do?
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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby Bunnybeater » Fri Aug 19, 2011 10:59 am UTC

iChef wrote:Yeah jpk, but if you cut out the first 3 you would miss out on all the hot stick on stick action...... I dare someone to Google that.

The first result is not as bad as you'd think.

Also, did anyone else see the final panel and go "Oh SHIT Megan's got a wang"? And then see that it wasn't attached to her body, and declare "OH GOD MEGAN'S WANG FLIES BEFORE HER LIKE A VANGUARD"

Maybe drew her a tad close to the chair, there.
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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby kurkosdr » Fri Aug 19, 2011 12:33 pm UTC

Wow! Email addresses exposed in a public forum, and completely unobscured. I would recommend putting a picture of a red bow over those addresses, but harvest bots probably wouldnt understand the gesture. Anyway, I didnt expect that from xkcd members.
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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby Shidoshi » Fri Aug 19, 2011 1:15 pm UTC

kurkosdr wrote:Wow! Email addresses exposed in a public forum, and completely unobscured. I would recommend putting a picture of a red bow over those addresses, but harvest bots probably wouldnt understand the gesture. Anyway, I didnt expect that from xkcd members.

Or, you know, those are just junk emails.
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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby Elrod » Fri Aug 19, 2011 1:52 pm UTC

That second panel looks a lot like spanking. Is that an option in Fitocracy?
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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby richP » Fri Aug 19, 2011 1:55 pm UTC

jpk wrote:How come he gets a towel and she doesn't?
How come he needs a towel?
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See the reference to "stick figure" jokes above to understand why.
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Re: 0940: "Oversight"

Postby TaylorP » Fri Aug 19, 2011 2:12 pm UTC

Magnanimous wrote:Apparently they fixed those mistranslations in their Kama Sutra.



That's precisely what I thought when I saw panel 3. :)
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