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by Tom
Sat May 26, 2018 10:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0893: "65 Years"
Replies: 222
Views: 89396

Re: 0893: "65 Years"

by Tom
Sat Jan 06, 2018 11:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0893: "65 Years"
Replies: 222
Views: 89396

Re: 0893: "65 Years"

by Tom
Mon Jan 16, 2017 9:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0893: "65 Years"
Replies: 222
Views: 89396

Re: 0893: "65 Years"

by Tom
Wed Jun 10, 2015 4:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1536: "The Martian"
Replies: 128
Views: 40457

1536: "The Martian"

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_martian.png title="I have never seen a work of fiction so perfectly capture the out-of-nowhere shock of discovering that you've just bricked something important because you didn't pay enough attention to a loose wire." So I guess I should really read this b...
by Tom
Mon Jan 11, 2010 5:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0687: "Dimensional Analysis"
Replies: 159
Views: 63459

Re: "Dimensional Analysis" discussion

I'm surprised no one has posted yet that they have a problem with the spacing between the words "and" and "the".
by Tom
Mon Oct 19, 2009 4:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0651: "Bag Check"
Replies: 206
Views: 54147

Re: "Bag Check" Discussion

Almost in register wrote:Don't stuff beans up your nose, anyone?

Maybe we'll find out if the Department of Homeland Security and/or TSA reads xkcd!
by Tom
Fri Sep 19, 2008 4:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0478: "The Staple Madness"
Replies: 122
Views: 28506

Re: The Staple Madness

Megan again!
by Tom
Mon Sep 08, 2008 5:58 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8671
Views: 1826625

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Here's my attempt:

Using Cat Proximity as a base and stealing a person and letters from Certainty and TCMP:

naked_woman_proximity.png
*blinks*
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by Tom
Fri Sep 05, 2008 4:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0472: "House of Pancakes"
Replies: 185
Views: 42544

Re: "House of Pancakes" Discussion

For the curious, the source code just changed from <img src="http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/house_of_pancakes.png" title="&lt;br /&gt;(For those confused, today's comic is referencing &lt;a href=http://www.amazon.com/House-Leaves-Mark-Z-Danielewski/dp/0375703764&quot;&...
by Tom
Fri Jul 25, 2008 4:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0454: "Rewiring"
Replies: 51
Views: 14558

Re: "Rewiring" Discussion

Huh, and I just read http://www.xkcdb.com/?2001 yesterday. <&rpm> the grant consists of a banana and a piece of string <@relsqui> is it a fresh banana? <&rpm> depends on USPS times < creature> How long is the piece of string? <@relsqui> is it long enough that you can hold one end and mail me...
by Tom
Fri May 02, 2008 6:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0418: "Stove Ownership"
Replies: 148
Views: 30426

Re: "Stove Ownership" Discussion

For the record, for some reason the alt text was changed from Although maybe it's just a phase, like freshman year of college when I realized I could just buy frosting in a can. to Maybe it'll just be a phase, like freshman year of college when I realized I could just BUY cans of frosting. Interesti...
by Tom
Wed Jul 25, 2007 4:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0294: "Bookstore"
Replies: 144
Views: 31171

Nyarlathotep wrote:(Reference: I finished Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire in an hour. Granted, that's an easy read children's book, but still... )

752 pages (mass market paperback version) in 60 minutes is about 12.53 pages per minute. You were reading a page every 4.79 seconds? Wow.
by Tom
Thu Mar 29, 2007 2:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0240: "Dream Girl"
Replies: 207
Views: 114267

skeptical scientist wrote:
unithom wrote:Oh, and the video of that kid was ridiculously cute.

Er, what video?

See the link in my earlier post.
by Tom
Mon Mar 26, 2007 7:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0240: "Dream Girl"
Replies: 207
Views: 114267

The coordinates (Google map link, zoom level 21) point to the Jungle Gym/Climbing Structure Device in Reverend Thomas J. Williams Park, aka Cedar Street Park in Cambridge, MA.

Judging from this expert's opinion (video of interview on the jungle gym), it's the best park in the area.
by Tom
Thu Nov 09, 2006 7:15 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Deal or no deal
Replies: 80
Views: 17510

It's a bit stupid at times. One game I saw, their were two suitcases left. 500 grand and 100 grand, and the bank offered $105000 Yeah, but by offering more than the lowest possible, I guess he keeps $49500? Frankly I'd take the $105000 No, when it gets down to those last two cases, the contestant g...

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