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by najodleglejszy
Fri Mar 21, 2014 10:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1345: "Answers"
Replies: 61
Views: 16965

1345: "Answers"

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Alt-text: Stanford sleep researcher William Dement said that after 50 years of studying sleep, the only really solid explanation he knows for why we do it is 'because we get sleepy'.

can it be? my first XKCD comic thread submitted?
by najodleglejszy
Thu Dec 19, 2013 8:45 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0075: "Phone Keypad"
Replies: 69
Views: 39891

Re: What-If 0075: "Phone Keypad"

Those old phones still exist? yes, they do. at the end of 2012, 46% of all mobile phones in Poland were "dumbphones". also: Stewart, why don't you use T9? It's one of those old phones, it didn't have T-9 yet :P? my first phone (Siemens C55) already had T9, I don't think he was talking abo...
by najodleglejszy
Thu Dec 12, 2013 11:14 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0075: "Phone Keypad"
Replies: 69
Views: 39891

Re: What-If 0075: "Phone Keypad"

senor_cardgage wrote:Those old phones still exist?


yes, they do. at the end of 2012, 46% of all mobile phones in Poland were "dumbphones".
also: Stewart, why don't you use T9?
by najodleglejszy
Mon Dec 09, 2013 8:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1301: "File Extensions"
Replies: 102
Views: 32498

Re: 1301: "File Extensions"

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by najodleglejszy
Tue Aug 20, 2013 11:46 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0059: "Updating a Printed Wikipedia"
Replies: 34
Views: 29588

Re: What-If 0059: "Updating a Printed Wikipedia"

A few years ago, student Rob Matthews printed every Wikipedia featured article, creating a book several feet thick.

while in the source given it says 1 ft 7 in. tut tut.
by najodleglejszy
Tue Aug 13, 2013 10:44 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0057: "Dropping a Mountain"
Replies: 61
Views: 19867

Re: What-If 0057: "Dropping a Mountain"

Copper Bezel wrote:I had to work through the same check myself, but yeah, "diamond ore" has no meaning outside of Minecraft, so it is a reference. = )

you could just check the alt-text:
What's that hissing sound?
by najodleglejszy
Tue Aug 13, 2013 10:35 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0058: "Orbital Speed"
Replies: 106
Views: 69418

Re: What-If 0058: "Orbital Speed"

Footnote 9 looks a bit incomplete from here. Using song beats to help measure the passage of time is a technique also used in CPR training, where the song "Stayin' Alive" is used to . It's used to give the person applying CPR an idea of what the frequency of heart compressions should be. ...
by najodleglejszy
Sun Jul 28, 2013 4:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1241: "Annoying Ringtone Champion"
Replies: 68
Views: 22823

Re: 1241: "Annoying Ringtone Champion"

I'm not using it, but I find it one of the worst ringtones. in Polish: "hello, it's me, your phone, hello, I'm ringing, HELLO, I'M RINGING, IT'S YOUR PHONE, TAKE ME OUT OF YOUR POCKET..." http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OJA5DPwghHI and the one made by Sony Ericsson, which I used to set as a...
by najodleglejszy
Sat Mar 30, 2013 9:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1192: "Humming"
Replies: 53
Views: 11189

Re: 1192: "whistlin'"

hey, I had no idea that SoundHound can actually recognise a sung/whistled tune, I thought it only works with original songs. gonna ditch TrackID for it then.
by najodleglejszy
Fri Feb 15, 2013 11:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1174: "App"
Replies: 56
Views: 17080

Re: 1174: "App"

5. Solve the tilt problem with one of the many rotation managers in the Play store. I admit, I haven't try any app like this, but it's rather about landscape mode not existing in some apps. I'm using a phone with hardware keyboard and usually sliding it out makes the phone switch to landscape mode ...
by najodleglejszy
Fri Feb 15, 2013 10:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1174: "App"
Replies: 56
Views: 17080

Re: 1174: "App"

It would be nice if the page would notice that you already have the app installed and assume that you didn't go to the webpage in the browser by mistake. I don't use much website-dedicated apps, as 340 MB of internal memory in my Xperia mini pro wouldn't fit all the apps I'd want to use (one day I ...
by najodleglejszy
Wed Feb 13, 2013 7:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1173: "Steroids"
Replies: 156
Views: 34367

Re: 1173: Steriods

topic title should be "Steroids" instead of "Steriods", steriod.
by najodleglejszy
Thu Sep 20, 2012 3:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1110:"Click and Drag"
Replies: 595
Views: 671785

Re: 1110:"Click and Drag"

VanI wrote:Does anyone know what that is down at the bottom left of http://imgs.xkcd.com/clickdrag/17s1e.png?

well, in the bottom right of it you can see the end of the tunnel looks like caecum (with appendix).
by najodleglejszy
Thu Sep 20, 2012 2:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1110:"Click and Drag"
Replies: 595
Views: 671785

Re: 1110:"Click and Drag"

1n36e ("don't go into the tall grass")? Jurassic Park: The Lost World: The Film? Pokemon. The "tall grass" is the first barrier to exploration in the game (once you get out onto the world map) - while in the tall grass, you get attacked by wild Pokemon. Until you get your first ...
by najodleglejszy
Wed Sep 19, 2012 5:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1110:"Click and Drag"
Replies: 595
Views: 671785

Re: 1110:"Click and Drag"

holy ass, Randall! turns out I don't need any more XKCD comics, I'll just explore through this one for the rest of my life and see as much of it as possible!

...or I could actually get a life and see as much as possible. talk about tough choice.
by najodleglejszy
Mon Sep 17, 2012 3:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1109: "Refrigerator"
Replies: 135
Views: 35328

Re: 1109: "Refrigerator"

Whizbang wrote:I would do a drawing, but there is an equal liklihood the drawing would look like a dinosaur, a car, an elephant or an advanced converyor-belt-refrigerator.

that made me want to force you to do it.
by najodleglejszy
Mon Sep 17, 2012 2:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1109: "Refrigerator"
Replies: 135
Views: 35328

Re: 1109: "Refrigerator"

I feel the need to point out a flaw in Randall's design: the door dispenser won't work. It looks correct when the door is open, but when it is closed, the items will get wedged between the slide and the side of the fridge. The slide should direct the items away in a line perpendicular to the door. ...
by najodleglejszy
Wed Sep 05, 2012 7:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1104: "Feathers"
Replies: 50
Views: 20296

Re: 1104: "Feathers"

Am I the only one who has the same feeling when seeing a “*” that doesn’t have any other “*” to link to/from, as when seeing a opening bracket that has no closing bracket? (The pain*. It hurts. the worse one is when you see the asterisk only in the main text, and you can't find the annotation anywh...
by najodleglejszy
Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:52 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0004: "A Mole of Moles"
Replies: 89
Views: 93858

Re: What-If 0004: A Mole of Moles

am I the only one who stopped questioning Randall for long enough to fall in love with "googling star-nosed mole" strip?
by najodleglejszy
Mon Jul 23, 2012 2:10 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: ContextBot
Replies: 251
Views: 74096

Re: ContextBot

NeatNit wrote:There aren't enough berries in the world for that.


(he realized that blueberries won't provide enough energy to propel him outside the galaxy)


that was going on and on for MUCH too long.
by najodleglejszy
Fri Jun 22, 2012 8:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1072: " Seventies"
Replies: 117
Views: 29806

Re: 1072: " Seventies"

RAGBRAIvet wrote:The hair and the bell-bottoms go a long way to making this cartoon.
But Randall overlooked the "Burt Reynolds/Tom Selleck" mustache.


and this weird lamp with floating yolk/lava/whatever inside. and I'm pretty sure many other things.
by najodleglejszy
Thu Jun 14, 2012 12:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1068: "Swiftkey"
Replies: 88
Views: 45926

Re: 1068: "Swiftkey"

it's a pity the app doesn't go well with a slide-out keyboard :/
by najodleglejszy
Mon Aug 22, 2011 11:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0941: "Depth Perception"
Replies: 214
Views: 165377

Re: 0941: "Depth Perception"

pity I don't have any HD cameras. nor smartphone.

ah well, even if it WOULD work, people with diplopia can't enjoy 3D movies :/
by najodleglejszy
Fri Jul 29, 2011 7:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0931: "Lanes"
Replies: 253
Views: 68493

Re: 0931: Lanes

well maybe there isn't possibility to find individual cancer cell, but from what I heard FDG-PET scanning is really accurate http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Positron_e ... y#Oncology
by najodleglejszy
Wed May 25, 2011 8:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0903: "Extended Mind"
Replies: 666
Views: 184635

Re: 0903: "Extended Mind"

it doesn't work well on Polish wiki. I started with Stokes' law and finished in a loop with *drumroll please* science. it's mainly because the Polish article about cultures begins like this: Culture - (Latin blah blah blah) - the word is ambiguous. it comes from Latin "cultura agri" ("...
by najodleglejszy
Fri Apr 01, 2011 7:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0880: "Headache"
Replies: 158
Views: 45338

Re: 0880: "Headache"

and some of the comics don't have those boxes around, but they're stil "3D". well, currently I saw that only in #791.
by najodleglejszy
Mon Feb 14, 2011 2:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0860: "Never Do This"
Replies: 110
Views: 52801

Re: 0860: "Never Do This"

Alltat wrote:
najodleglejszy wrote:
KShrike wrote:(or however you spell it.



*twitch*

)

There you go! And I guess an extra one to cover for you quoting it:

)


thank you.
by najodleglejszy
Mon Feb 14, 2011 1:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0860: "Never Do This"
Replies: 110
Views: 52801

Re: 0860: "Never Do This"

KShrike wrote:(or however you spell it.



*twitch*
by najodleglejszy
Mon Feb 14, 2011 12:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0860: "Never Do This"
Replies: 110
Views: 52801

Re: 0860: "Never Do This"

Here is a nice thought for you; before your kidneys filter out your urine, it is in your bloodstream. Every time your heart beats, it is pushing urine throughout your entire body. Right now, urine is flowing through your arms, your lips, your eyes and your brain. Honestly, everything about us is di...
by najodleglejszy
Mon Feb 14, 2011 11:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0860: "Never Do This"
Replies: 110
Views: 52801

Re: 0860: "Never Do This"

Eebster the Great wrote:
Iluvatar wrote: I got to look at the cracks on the hairs in the nose of a fly.

Antennae are not hairs. He's talking about the hairs.

E: I'm not sure if they are technically "hairs," per se, though. But they're not antennae either. Hmm...


I'm also wondering about that "nose of a fly".
by najodleglejszy
Sun Jan 30, 2011 10:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0853: "Consecutive Vowels"
Replies: 159
Views: 43499

Re: 0852: "Consecutive Vowels"

Aradae wrote:Do consecutive consonants have the opposite effect?

"Nietzsche"


the example indicates they definitely DO.
by najodleglejszy
Sun Jan 02, 2011 9:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0841: "Audiophiles"
Replies: 266
Views: 51844

Re: 0841: "Audiophiles"

just want to say hi as it's my first post here. 96 kbps? incidentally, once I downloaded 24 kbps song. the funny thing is, I met the song on xkcd first time. http://xkcd.com/368/ the song is 02:58 long (woah, I made a rhyme and now I'm thinking I'm cool) and its size is 525 KB. however, it sounds a ...

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