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ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Jack Saladin » Wed May 21, 2008 9:41 am UTC

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It's time to find that little piece of magic that makes xkcd so special, and kill it.
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Hawknc » Wed May 21, 2008 12:00 pm UTC

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

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Hawknc for the alt-text epic win.
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Princess Marzipan » Wed May 21, 2008 1:02 pm UTC

...I highly approve of this thread, and shall endeavor to contribute to it in lieu of working today.
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby lowbart » Wed May 21, 2008 1:05 pm UTC

These remind me of my life much more than the original strips.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby cyberia » Wed May 21, 2008 1:11 pm UTC

I don't think I like this thread. It's depressing seeing something that looks like XKCD but sucky. :?

Make it stop, plz? :shock:
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby lowbart » Wed May 21, 2008 1:21 pm UTC

Hmm. While it often takes a significant amount of effort to take something unfunny and make it funny, it's much easier to take something funny and make it unfunnny.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby hyperion » Wed May 21, 2008 1:27 pm UTC

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Frello » Wed May 21, 2008 2:23 pm UTC

I actually think the first one with Diet Coke/Mentos is hilarious. I can't even remember the original punchline, but this is the ideal punchline for that strip, if you see it as a commentary of all the "hype" surrounding this phenomenon...but I guess that's kinda obvious.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby PatrickRsGhost » Wed May 21, 2008 2:28 pm UTC

Frello wrote:I actually think the first one with Diet Coke/Mentos is hilarious. I can't even remember the original punchline, but this is the ideal punchline for that strip, if you see it as a commentary of all the "hype" surrounding this phenomenon...but I guess that's kinda obvious.


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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Princess Marzipan » Wed May 21, 2008 2:43 pm UTC

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby SecondTalon » Wed May 21, 2008 2:51 pm UTC

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby keozen » Wed May 21, 2008 2:55 pm UTC

A couple I did quickly:
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby sleepygamer » Wed May 21, 2008 3:20 pm UTC

...You guys are gonna hate me. This is a Cyanide and Happiness "Depressing Comic Week" entry right here.

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Alt: The funny part is, I locked her in there with an enraged bobcat, and I don't know whether either of them are alive or dead anymore!
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The real funny part is that I say "You sicken me" (in reference to Futurama) at least once a day. I have no idea why. Habit.
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Dobblesworth » Wed May 21, 2008 3:44 pm UTC

Here's my 10 minute half-hashed attempt. 8)
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Disclaimer: This was not a flame bait, just what was in my mind on reading that comic initially, then drawing in the recent Math v. Maths debate thread, Mr. Black Hat Man and the Star Wars parody comic for the hell of it. I fully respect your spelling conventions.

EDIT: A revised version, in keeping with the "Ruin rather than Revamp" theme.
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby The Mighty Thesaurus » Wed May 21, 2008 3:56 pm UTC

sleepygamer wrote:...You guys are gonna hate me.


Gonna?
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby hipp5 » Wed May 21, 2008 3:57 pm UTC

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I lol'd in my office.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby sleepygamer » Wed May 21, 2008 4:07 pm UTC

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sleepygamer wrote:...You guys are gonna hate me.

Gonna?

Oh come on!

You took it out of context! I didn't mean to say I hate you!

...

Also, if that -wasn't- in regards to the accidental Thesaurus hating, I'm sorry for whatever other thing I did.
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Hawknc » Wed May 21, 2008 4:12 pm UTC

Trust me, you're not even close.
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby The Mighty Thesaurus » Wed May 21, 2008 4:14 pm UTC

Hawknc wrote:Trust me, you're not even close.


That's what she said.
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby Hawknc » Wed May 21, 2008 4:16 pm UTC

We've missed you too, Ty. :D
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby sleepygamer » Wed May 21, 2008 5:45 pm UTC

Hawknc wrote:Trust me, you're not even close.

Give me a hint? I don't remember being particularly insulting on these here fora to anyone!

>.>

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby sophyturtle » Wed May 21, 2008 5:56 pm UTC

Perhaps it was posting your humor (poor taste...)
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby The Mighty Thesaurus » Wed May 21, 2008 6:13 pm UTC

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby cypherspace » Wed May 21, 2008 6:34 pm UTC

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Postby Sprocket » Wed May 21, 2008 6:45 pm UTC

Kids, I am IN LOVE with this thread!

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Postby SecondTalon » Wed May 21, 2008 6:47 pm UTC

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I need to get a new mouse. Mouse keys = shit


... that one's actually funny.
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Postby Mathmagic » Wed May 21, 2008 7:04 pm UTC

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EDIT: I would contribute something, but I phail at photoshop. These are all awesome though. :D
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby hendusoone » Wed May 21, 2008 7:13 pm UTC

Here is my contribution. It's amazing how painful it is to use an image editing program over remote desktop...

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If I throw up all over the place, the mood will be ruined, and I'll be off the hook! (Unless you have a vomit fetish...)


http://xkcd.com/162/

Edit for RG's suggestion: link to comic. Also cleaned up some of the artifacts in the image, which I didn't notice the first time around because of lack of colors on remote desktop.
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby sleepygamer » Wed May 21, 2008 7:26 pm UTC

sophyturtle wrote:Perhaps it was posting your humor (poor taste...)

Probably. It's not normally my style, but I was feeling cynical today.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby lowbart » Wed May 21, 2008 7:28 pm UTC

Hendusoone, that's brilliant. You win the internet, sir or ma'am.

:D too bad it wouldn't be as funny to people who aren't familiar with the sappiness (as well as failure) of the original.

(Wouldn't she waste more time spinning than she would regain by slowing the rotation, etc.)
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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby cypherspace » Wed May 21, 2008 7:42 pm UTC

I love Hendusoone's, but I love CatProximity's even more.
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Postby Sprocket » Wed May 21, 2008 7:45 pm UTC

cypherspace wrote:I love Hendusoone's, but I love CatProximity's even more.
AWE! I like Hendu's a lot too.

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Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Postby zahlman » Wed May 21, 2008 8:02 pm UTC

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