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by Rilian
Sat Nov 03, 2012 6:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1129: "Cell Number"
Replies: 96
Views: 26454

Re: 1129: "Cell Number"

Ah, that's a logical conclusion then from the fact that you can't distinguish whether you call a landline or mobile. Still, not being able to recognize from the number if it makes sense to send a text message is awkward. Have you ever gotten a message on your answer machine that's all like "Yo...
by Rilian
Sat Nov 03, 2012 6:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1129: "Cell Number"
Replies: 96
Views: 26454

Re: 1129: "Cell Number"

I got a new number last year.
And I'm probably going to get a new one again this year.
And then everyone will think I'm from arkanbutt.
by Rilian
Thu Apr 26, 2012 12:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1037: "Umwelt"
Replies: 478
Views: 290742

Re: 1037: "Umwelt"

I've moved around so much that I didn't even pick up on the fact that the comic mentioned my current city specifically.
It was the tornado/earthquake one.
by Rilian
Mon Aug 01, 2011 6:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0932: "CIA"
Replies: 79
Views: 63702

Re: 0932: "CIA"

Coffee wrote:Why would anyone attack the Culinary Institute of America's website?

Gilmore Girls?
by Rilian
Fri Jul 01, 2011 7:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0919: "Tween Bromance"
Replies: 147
Views: 49779

Re: 0919: "Tween Bromance"

Eternal Density wrote:What is this, I don't even?

+1
by Rilian
Mon Jun 06, 2011 2:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0907: "Ages"
Replies: 87
Views: 22108

Re: 0907: "Ages"

Tyris and Cortle wrote:The identity-mask we wear in public and around family has engaged in conversation while we were asleep. Is it sapient? No.

How does any part of you interact with other people while you're asleep?
by Rilian
Sat Jun 04, 2011 5:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0907: "Ages"
Replies: 87
Views: 22108

Re: 0907: "Ages"

My brother engaged in actual conversations before he was even a year old. So there.
by Rilian
Fri Jun 03, 2011 6:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0907: "Ages"
Replies: 87
Views: 22108

Re: 0907: "Ages"

ysth wrote:One too many ages; the limit is seven.

Why?
by Rilian
Fri Jun 03, 2011 6:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0907: "Ages"
Replies: 87
Views: 22108

Re: 0907: "Ages"

Daemian Lucifer wrote:A pet peeve has forced me to join just so I could point it out:The beginning should be non-sapient,not non-sentient.Babies are sentient,and thats a fact.Whether they are sapient is debatable.

Signing out.

It's a fact that they are sapient also.
by Rilian
Fri Jun 03, 2011 5:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0903: "Extended Mind"
Replies: 666
Views: 169355

Re: #903: Extended MInd

suweid wrote:Blew my extended mind right off! It's true! I tested on three articles!

I tried it, got stuck in a loop.

Stargazer712 wrote:Mathematics
Quantity
Property
Modern Philosophy
Philosophy

I guess it's been changed because when I did it, property linked back to mathematics.
by Rilian
Fri Jun 03, 2011 5:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0907: "Ages"
Replies: 87
Views: 22108

Re: 0907: "Ages"

Clearly the author has no experience with children, as he thinks 2-year-olds are "non-sentient".
by Rilian
Fri Apr 01, 2011 6:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0880: "Headache"
Replies: 158
Views: 41710

Re: 0880: "Headache"

Oh, I see. Those sutpid box shapes are supposed to make it look 3-D.

:|
by Rilian
Fri Apr 01, 2011 6:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0880: "Headache"
Replies: 158
Views: 41710

Re: 0880: "Headache"

yono1986 wrote:I miss my alt-texts. They have the POWAH to elevate a otherwise mediocre comic to profound heights. Also, the whole 3-D rendering gives me a headache.

What 3-D rendering? The comic doesn't look 3-D.
by Rilian
Thu Mar 17, 2011 4:00 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: ¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)
Replies: 482
Views: 187488

Re: ¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)

Why does camarera mean waiter? I understand why it means maid, because that can be related to beds, but why does it mean waiter?
by Rilian
Thu Mar 17, 2011 3:56 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Do you use the term "Ginger"?
Replies: 65
Views: 19432

Re: Do you use the term "Ginger"?

I say "person with red hair".
by Rilian
Wed Feb 02, 2011 4:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0855: "1999"
Replies: 111
Views: 39836

Re: 0855: "1999"

zombo dot com is stupid and this "comic" is stupid. XKCD sucks.
by Rilian
Wed Feb 02, 2011 4:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0855: "1999"
Replies: 111
Views: 39836

Re: 0855: "1999"

I'm pretty sure I first visited Zombocom in high school, so that would be maybe 2001 or so, and I know I was quite late to the show then. How would you know, since all it is is circles? There doesn't seem to be any way to know anything about other people who go there or how long it's been there or ...
by Rilian
Wed Dec 22, 2010 11:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0837: "Coupon Code"
Replies: 86
Views: 26322

Re: 0837: Coupon Code

Because people like to share their thoughts.
And nostalgia.
And hope that the comic will get good again.

Perhaps.
by Rilian
Mon Dec 20, 2010 6:55 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: 日本語 (Japanese Practice)
Replies: 552
Views: 190270

Re: 日本語 (Japanese Practice)

I have two different sources for japanese and they are telling me contradictory things. Just one of them is this:

Kore wa ookiku arimasu. (This is big.)
Kore wa ookii desu. (This is big.)

Which of these is right? Or are they both? Or neither?
by Rilian
Sat Dec 18, 2010 6:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0835: "Tree"
Replies: 126
Views: 27227

Re: 0835: "Tree"

Picklesworth wrote:
Rilian wrote:That doesn't explain how all that stuff is floating or why the parents are pissed off.

Clearly, his parents are pissed off because that isn't a valid red-black tree and now they have to fix it.
The tree is red and green.

i.e. what does red-black mean.
by Rilian
Fri Dec 17, 2010 3:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0835: "Tree"
Replies: 126
Views: 27227

Re: 0835: "Tree"

Welsh Mullet wrote:Ah, my Discrete Maths lecturer will be laughing his head off at this one.

(Another person doing a CS degree......)

Discrete math is a math class.
by Rilian
Fri Dec 17, 2010 7:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0835: "Tree"
Replies: 126
Views: 27227

Re: 0835: "Tree"

jpk wrote:I'll never understand how people who don't get this joke find their way to xkcd in the first place.
Shouldn't you folks be off reading Dennis the Menace or something?

A webcomic of romance,
sarcasm, math, and language

Where does it say "for computer programmers only"?
by Rilian
Fri Dec 17, 2010 5:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0835: "Tree"
Replies: 126
Views: 27227

Re: 0835: "Tree"

I hope geeks majoring in CS die in a fire.

...jk.
by Rilian
Fri Dec 17, 2010 5:56 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Anti-Humanists
Replies: 105
Views: 10792

Re: Anti-Humanists

The community of life would be better off without the Takers.
Humans are ok though.
by Rilian
Fri Dec 17, 2010 5:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0835: "Tree"
Replies: 126
Views: 27227

Re: 0835: "Tree"

That doesn't explain how all that stuff is floating or why the parents are pissed off.
by Rilian
Fri Dec 17, 2010 5:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0835: "Tree"
Replies: 126
Views: 27227

Re: 0835: "Tree"

Someone explain.
by Rilian
Tue Nov 23, 2010 3:39 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8651
Views: 1619226

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

:D at the little prince one.
by Rilian
Mon Nov 22, 2010 12:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0818: "Illness"
Replies: 116
Views: 32850

Re: 0818: "Illness"

I don't read his blag. I was like wtf. He could have just skipped this and gone straight to the "comics in under five minutes". Those are funny.
by Rilian
Wed Oct 27, 2010 5:17 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The radical idea that women are people
Replies: 3259
Views: 273891

Re: The radical idea that women are people

Rinsaikeru wrote:straw-feminist tactics

Heh. That's funny. I like it.
by Rilian
Wed Oct 27, 2010 5:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0811: "Starlight"
Replies: 130
Views: 26481

Re: 0811: "Starlight"

Why does it say the light dies here?
by Rilian
Thu Aug 05, 2010 8:30 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: How does one finish high school at 10?
Replies: 55
Views: 8414

Re: How does one finish high school at 10?

Billy by Whitley Strieber is pretty awesomely written. Just enough detail to give me a picture in my head of what's going on. I felt like I was watching a movie and I read the entire book in one sitting.
by Rilian
Tue Jul 27, 2010 10:59 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Words that you are sure exist, but can't find
Replies: 225
Views: 80488

Re: Words that you are sure exist, but can't find

gmalivuk wrote:You can favor an injured foot.

I thought you favored the uninjured foot.
by Rilian
Sun Jul 25, 2010 9:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The radical idea that women are people
Replies: 3259
Views: 273891

Re: Post yo' fess - Sponsored by the NBA

pkuky wrote: woman are conscripted

In what country?
by Rilian
Sun Jul 25, 2010 6:35 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: ¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)
Replies: 482
Views: 187488

Re: ¡Hablamos español! (Spanish Practice)

Pienso que el título del thread debe ser "Hablemos español". Es lo que yo lo llamaría.
by Rilian
Sun Jul 25, 2010 6:28 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Words that you are sure exist, but can't find
Replies: 225
Views: 80488

Re: Words that you are sure exist, but can't find

One time my year-ten English teacher told the class 'scape-goat' meant someone who got away with everything. I timidly raised my hand and said 'doesn't it mean the opposite?' 'no' 'I thought it meant..' 'shut up, Justin!' Then she looked it up and well, me: 1, teacher: 0. She got me back, though. W...
by Rilian
Thu Jul 22, 2010 11:10 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: How does one finish high school at 10?
Replies: 55
Views: 8414

Re: How does one finish high school at 10?

I don't remember reading anything well-written in anything called an "english class". They only make you read trash.
by Rilian
Tue Jul 20, 2010 8:10 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: School makes me hate math
Replies: 54
Views: 8466

Re: School makes me hate math

I liked math until I majored in it for a couple of years in uni. I fucking hate it now. And what made you come to this realization. The realization that I hate it? It's not really a realization. It's just like, you think about doing it and something inside you goes, "aaurughgh nooooo!" an...
by Rilian
Tue Jul 20, 2010 7:58 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: University Physics
Replies: 6
Views: 1581

Re: University Physics

A community college requires university physics? WTFWTFWTFWTFWTF.
by Rilian
Tue Jul 20, 2010 7:57 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: School makes me hate math
Replies: 54
Views: 8466

Re: School makes me hate math

I liked math until I majored in it for a couple of years in uni. I fucking hate it now. And what made you come to this realization. The realization that I hate it? It's not really a realization. It's just like, you think about doing it and something inside you goes, "aaurughgh nooooo!" an...
by Rilian
Tue Jul 20, 2010 7:55 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: How does one finish high school at 10?
Replies: 55
Views: 8414

Re: How does one finish high school at 10?

It's why I have such distain for English classes Whee, irony! Awesome, but would be funnier if it wasn't intended. (At least, I hope it was, as the fora has a spellchecker.) It's ironic that he doesn't like "english classes" and yet misspelled a word? English classes are literature classe...

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