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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Coyne » Sun Oct 01, 2017 3:43 pm UTC

Sableagle wrote:It's all about the dose, isn't it?


1 centametre3 of rock entering the Earth's atmosphere at 15 km/s: goodbye, city.


<pedantic>You mean "1 hectometre3".</pedantic>
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Peaceful Whale » Sun Oct 01, 2017 5:36 pm UTC

From 1560

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby flicky1991 » Sun Oct 01, 2017 5:37 pm UTC

I like that one. :lol:
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby chridd » Tue Oct 03, 2017 2:26 am UTC

Peaceful Whale wrote:From 1560

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FTFY:
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Peaceful Whale » Sun Oct 15, 2017 4:36 pm UTC

From arrow

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby ThirdParty » Thu Oct 19, 2017 1:49 pm UTC

Loosely based on https://blog.xkcd.com/2010/05/03/color-survey-results/ :

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Most of the color names on the left are real, but the three two-word ones are references to the blog post, and a couple others are just ones I threw in as filler because I've run out of time to fiddle with it.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Monika » Fri Oct 20, 2017 6:26 am UTC

Very nice!
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby pkcommando » Mon Oct 23, 2017 5:06 pm UTC

1905:
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Alt: I didn't even ask for your help.
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Coyne » Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:49 pm UTC

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby eran_rathan » Thu Oct 26, 2017 3:30 pm UTC

pkcommando wrote:1905:
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this just needs Rapunzel from Tangled smacking WHG with her pan :D
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby XavierKCD » Fri Oct 27, 2017 4:58 am UTC

Peaceful Whale wrote:From arrow

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Clever. 8-)

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Postby teelo » Fri Oct 27, 2017 6:32 am UTC

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby chridd » Tue Oct 31, 2017 8:09 am UTC

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Postby Monika » Tue Oct 31, 2017 12:07 pm UTC

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby teelo » Fri Nov 10, 2017 8:59 pm UTC

Using the graphics from 1907 but otherwise nothing to do with it.
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby pkcommando » Mon Nov 13, 2017 1:11 pm UTC

1915:
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Alt: Why do people keep wanting to hang out with me?!
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I think I got this up before the actual discussion thread for this comic. ... Win?
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Darekun » Sun Nov 19, 2017 7:52 am UTC

This one's been bugging me for a while, so I made it slightly worse.

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I mean, the widget's kinda ugly, but you've gotta admit it does the job.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Liri » Sun Nov 19, 2017 1:13 pm UTC

*cough* thanks for letting me know I can do that :oops:
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby teelo » Sat Dec 02, 2017 8:02 pm UTC

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby pkcommando » Mon Dec 04, 2017 1:41 pm UTC

I'll take a shot at this one.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Who » Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:23 pm UTC

1724:
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Assuming the axiom of choice. If they don't have access to the axiom of choice, an infinite number of them die.

1923:
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Planck Temperature, good for oneupping the Celsius fans who complain about the arbitrariness of Fahrenheit.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby teelo » Sat Dec 09, 2017 9:18 pm UTC

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Yakk » Mon Dec 11, 2017 6:52 pm UTC

Who wrote:1724:
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1923:
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Your scale doesn't handle negative tempuratures.

Which are a thing even in Kelvin.
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby pkcommando » Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:25 pm UTC

102:
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Alt:Time travel - not recommended for assholes.

Before anyone complains, TV Tropes will sort out the mechanics here.
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby pkcommando » Fri Dec 22, 2017 7:31 pm UTC

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby billybobfred » Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:33 am UTC

1958:
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A disturbing number of my conversations are ending this way lately.

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Wait, I liked the world in previous panel better! Lemme go back to that one!
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby The Snide Sniper » Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:29 pm UTC

billybobfred wrote:1958:
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A disturbing number of my conversations are ending this way lately.

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Wait, I liked the world in previous panel better! Lemme go back to that one!

Can you post that as an attachment?
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Sableagle » Mon Feb 26, 2018 7:20 pm UTC

601:

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby svenman » Wed Mar 28, 2018 10:46 am UTC

Cynical, but well slightly worse done, Sableagle.

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Huh. I could have sworn I'd already seen one here based on 1931 before.

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Image based on xkcd comic 1931 "Virtual Assistant" with graphic elements from xkcd comic 442 "xkcd Loves the Discovery Channel", both by Randall Munroe and published under CC-BY-NC 2.5. Text and image modified by myself, modified image also published under CC-BY-NC 2.5.

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ETA: Huh. Synchronicity?
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby patzer » Mon Apr 16, 2018 6:34 am UTC

I'm sure something like this has already been done, but:

169.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Monika » Thu Apr 19, 2018 4:53 pm UTC

patzer wrote:I'm sure something like this has already been done, but:

169.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby pkcommando » Fri Apr 20, 2018 3:25 pm UTC

716:
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Alt: Dear Time Traveling Historians, I get that whatever's happening here is
supposed to be important, but GET OUT OF MY WAY AND LET ME WORK!!
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Who » Thu Apr 26, 2018 11:28 pm UTC

Another 1724:
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Now we choose a prime P which is much longer than the proof. Note that the proof cannot distinguish...

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby ThirdParty » Thu May 03, 2018 1:59 am UTC

Here's a cropped version of 445 with some dialogue added. See also 222 and 1961.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby svenman » Fri May 11, 2018 8:34 pm UTC

1992 - combining the current version of the regular-sized image with the one that went up on the website originally.

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Image based on xkcd comic 1992 "Safety Sat" by Randall Munroe (both originally posted and corrected version), published under CC-BY-NC 2.5. Text and image modified by myself, modified image also published under CC-BY-NC 2.5.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby teelo » Tue May 15, 2018 2:10 am UTC

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Coyne » Tue May 15, 2018 11:17 pm UTC

1986

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Alt text: Now, after we get it back to the original course, how gradually do we need to move it back so the state line will follow it properly?

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby teelo » Sat Jun 23, 2018 7:45 am UTC

Fixed 2010 to be more internet-screenshot-accurate.
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Sableagle » Sun Jun 24, 2018 7:46 pm UTC

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Sableagle » Sun Jun 24, 2018 7:47 pm UTC

I couldn't decide whether to leave it as "I have licked your" or change it to "you have licked our" and then I stopped halfway and thought: well, that's even worse than either.
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