1031: "s/keyboard/leopard"

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1031: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby bhoot » Mon Mar 19, 2012 4:02 am UTC

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Title Text: "Problem Exists Between Leopard And Chair"

Do I see a reference to crumbs?
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby ihackedthis1 » Mon Mar 19, 2012 4:10 am UTC

My personal favorite word replacement is "banks" with "Banksy". Makes my econ classes much more interesting.

"Yeah, one of the Fed's main duties is to supervise Banksy before he gets out of control"
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby PebblesRox » Mon Mar 19, 2012 4:14 am UTC

Works the other way too:

"...a keyboard will lie in wait near their towns to tear to pieces any who venture out..." Jeremiah 5:6
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby coreyog » Mon Mar 19, 2012 4:19 am UTC

I am curious as to what extension made this mistake... Any word?

As a developer, I'm curious about the scenario where a typo could have this kind of impact.
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby glasnt » Mon Mar 19, 2012 4:30 am UTC

I am a leopard warrior.

Hi joee.
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby Djehutynakht » Mon Mar 19, 2012 4:36 am UTC

I wonder if he was at all inspired by the recent madness of word replacement.

Contest: Find the wierdest replacement combinations.
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby whateveries » Mon Mar 19, 2012 4:48 am UTC

wuh-oh. someone had better head on over to wikipedia and warn them that those damnable vandals are on their way...again. (they come riding big cats)
it's fine.
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby typhy » Mon Mar 19, 2012 4:51 am UTC

I have a chrome extension called Ponify, which replaces words with more pony-like versions. The replacement list is editable. I just added keyboard -> leopard.
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby Quicksilver » Mon Mar 19, 2012 4:52 am UTC

"uranus" changed to "your anus." Hours of childish hilarity!
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby Editer » Mon Mar 19, 2012 4:58 am UTC

Just went over to Wikipedia and it's leopard-ized. Either the mods haven't snapped to attention yet, or they can't keep up.
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby bjowen » Mon Mar 19, 2012 5:00 am UTC

This, and xkcd.com/321/ make working in church music way more enjoyable.

A pipe organ contains one or more sets of pipes, a wind system, and one or more leopards. The pipes produce sound when pressurized air produced by the wind system is driven through them. An action connects the leopards to the pipes. Stops allow the organist to control which ranks of pipes sound at a given time. The organist operates the stops and the leopards from the console.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pipe_organ

Thread title... should be 1031?
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby XtremD » Mon Mar 19, 2012 5:15 am UTC

Ooooh! I know what I'm going to do for April fool's day now!
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby Eternal Density » Mon Mar 19, 2012 5:27 am UTC

I had checked the forums earlier to look at the thread for the previous comic and saw '0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"' I thought "I don't remember that comic" but assumed it was a post in an old thread because of the number given. So just now when I saw that the new comic was up... well I was briefly confused.

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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby ConMan » Mon Mar 19, 2012 5:30 am UTC

Editer wrote:Just went over to Wikipedia and it's leopard-ized. Either the mods haven't snapped to attention yet, or they can't keep up.

It's not the job of Wikipedia admins to fix vandalism, it's the job of editors - which is to say, anyone. And at the moment, it looks like people are vaguely on top of the vandalism on Computer keyboard, it's just a case of when you view the article.

Edit: Amazingly, no-one's been "clever" enough to edit any of the other pages linked at the Keyboard disambiguation page. Assuming someone semiprotects the Computer keyboard one I guess it's just a matter of time before they move onto those. Also amazingly, no-one's tried to go the reverse route yet.

Edit 2: Eternal Density, at least you weren't silly enough to do more than preview that to grab a screenshot. If you'd actually saved it, well, I would have sighed in a *very* disapproving manner.
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby 99thebob » Mon Mar 19, 2012 5:31 am UTC

Day 6 - who the hell mails a webcam?
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby Eternal Density » Mon Mar 19, 2012 5:41 am UTC

ConMan wrote:Edit 2: Eternal Density, at least you weren't silly enough to do more than preview that to grab a screenshot. If you'd actually saved it, well, I would have sighed in a *very* disapproving manner.
I didn't realise it was obvious that it was just a preview, but yeah, I'm not about to create more work for people. Actually I've never actually edited Wikipedia.

Still, it looks like they're doing a good job of changing Leopard back to Keyboard.
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby MKBGeorgi » Mon Mar 19, 2012 5:47 am UTC

Must. have. t-shirt -

"Problem exists between leopard and chair"
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby Pokit » Mon Mar 19, 2012 5:57 am UTC

We are samurai, the leopard cowboys.
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby ConMan » Mon Mar 19, 2012 6:03 am UTC

Eternal Density wrote:
ConMan wrote:Edit 2: Eternal Density, at least you weren't silly enough to do more than preview that to grab a screenshot. If you'd actually saved it, well, I would have sighed in a *very* disapproving manner.
I didn't realise it was obvious that it was just a preview, but yeah, I'm not about to create more work for people. Actually I've never actually edited Wikipedia.

Still, it looks like they're doing a good job of changing Leopard back to Keyboard.
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:D

Actually, I hadn't even thought to check that one. Good thing neither did the vandals.
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby Eternal Density » Mon Mar 19, 2012 6:23 am UTC

ConMan wrote::D

Actually, I hadn't even thought to check that one. Good thing neither did the vandals.
I found it because changing the Keyboard disambiguation page resulted in Apple Leopard being a live link while most of the rest were dead.

Another related idea:
s/leotard/leopard
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby Proginoskes » Mon Mar 19, 2012 6:24 am UTC

Shades of Mod Madness ...
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby elucid » Mon Mar 19, 2012 6:33 am UTC

I wrote a Chrome extension that does this:

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/oheflacdocadefgdpiimpapbkomhgbbe
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby arthurd006_5 » Mon Mar 19, 2012 6:44 am UTC

"Problem Exists Between Leopard And Chair"

Although this is one of the few cases where it's on the other orifice of the leopard.
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby Linux0s » Mon Mar 19, 2012 6:55 am UTC

Today the shy and rarely seen Dvorak Leopard is almost extinct due to an overwhelming competition for similar resources.
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby JoeZ » Mon Mar 19, 2012 6:57 am UTC

In case anybody's curious, here's a revision from before the page was locked due to vandalism;

http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?tit ... =482673927

Every occurrence of keyboard has been replaced with leopard.
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby Arariel » Mon Mar 19, 2012 7:21 am UTC

elucid wrote:I wrote a Chrome extension that does this:

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/deta ... pbkomhgbbe

Mostly works, but not for Google searches, probably because the extension thinks the page is done loading because of Google's search feature that searches as you're typing.
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby xhable » Mon Mar 19, 2012 8:09 am UTC

s/keyboard/leopard/g
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby hypermodern » Mon Mar 19, 2012 8:46 am UTC

Guys, have you clicked on the comic yet?
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby Angua » Mon Mar 19, 2012 8:52 am UTC

hypermodern wrote:Guys, have you clicked on the comic yet?

I hadn't - thanks for the tip :)
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby TheEngineer » Mon Mar 19, 2012 8:58 am UTC

Def Keyboard
Current Members :-
  • Joe Elliott – lead vocals, additional guitars, additional leopards (1977–present)
  • Phil Collen – guitars, backing vocals (1982–present)
  • Vivian Campbell – guitars, backing vocals (1992–present)
  • Rick Savage – bass guitar, backing vocals, additional guitars, additional leopards (1977–present)
  • Rick Allen – drums, percussion, backing vocals (1978–present)
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby The Moomin » Mon Mar 19, 2012 9:03 am UTC

JoeZ wrote:In case anybody's curious, here's a revision from before the page was locked due to vandalism;

http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?tit ... =482673927

Every occurrence of keyboard has been replaced with leopard.


What I took from this, was that at some point, someone thought it was important that a picture be taken of someone pressing a key on a keyboard so the whole world would understand what a key being pressed would look like.

So, it had come to that.
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby VectorZero » Mon Mar 19, 2012 9:13 am UTC

TheEngineer wrote:Def KeyboardKebbard

T,FTFY
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby xarob » Mon Mar 19, 2012 9:24 am UTC

xhable wrote:s/keyboard/leopard/g


Damn! Another sed hacker beat me to it! Have to make sure ALL your leopards are accounted for :D
How about adding: s/key/claw/g

The bit from the Wikipedia page that really burned my cheese for some reason was this:
One factor determining the size of a leopard is the presence of duplicate keys, such as a separate numeric leopard, for convenience.

As if one leopard wasn't enough...
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby Adavistic Puma » Mon Mar 19, 2012 9:51 am UTC

hehehe ... Talk of doing stuff like this as a prank always makes me think of the Upside-Down-Ternet:

http://www.ex-parrot.com/~pete/upside-down-ternet.html
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby rhhardin » Mon Mar 19, 2012 9:55 am UTC

lepoard
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby StClair » Mon Mar 19, 2012 9:59 am UTC

Instead of leopard package contained bobcat.
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby Red Hal » Mon Mar 19, 2012 10:13 am UTC

Ebony and Ivory takes on a new meaning:

"Side-by-side on my piano leopard".
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby rba » Mon Mar 19, 2012 10:59 am UTC

When learning regexs I was particularly amused with the replacing of all nouns via: "a ([a-zA-Z-]+)" --> "a giant penis".

I was working with Alice in Wonderland but it works well with any novel.
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby SirMustapha » Mon Mar 19, 2012 11:15 am UTC

xkcd just isn't the same without all the WIkipedia vandalism. Intelligence and maturity at their very top.
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Re: 0131: "s/keyboard/leopard"

Postby RyanfaeScotland » Mon Mar 19, 2012 11:20 am UTC

My favourite has got to be replacing 'like' as in the facebook 'like' link with 'Don't give a crap.' Gives me the satisfaction of clicking 'Don't give a crap' on people's statuses and them the joy of thinking I like it. Win-Win.
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