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by bob443@mahaska.org
Wed Sep 21, 2016 8:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1732: "Earth Temperature Timeline"
Replies: 540
Views: 134357

Re: 1732: "Earth Temperature Timeline"

Re; by ps.02 » Mon Sep 19, 2016 12:24 pm Etc/GMT+6 Funny, I posted Josh's retort and they deleted my post. How cowardly is that. Josh has absolutely no qualm about his strips being reposted, so I know there was no complaint issued on the matter. Yet 'they' deleted it. Can't argue, can't even discuss...
by bob443@mahaska.org
Tue Sep 20, 2016 7:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1732: "Earth Temperature Timeline"
Replies: 540
Views: 134357

Re: 1732: "Earth Temperature Timeline"

Little bit of a correction for you here;
earth_timeline.jpg
by bob443@mahaska.org
Tue Sep 13, 2016 2:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1732: "Earth Temperature Timeline"
Replies: 540
Views: 134357

Re: 1732: "Earth Temperature Timeline"

Well, the actual hockey stick graph shows the sudden onset of warming about 1900, by sudden I mean a quarter of a degree celsius in 50 years, followed by a short hiatus of maybe 10 years, right around WWII, followed by another quarter degree in the following 25 year time frame. This graph shows abou...
by bob443@mahaska.org
Mon Aug 19, 2013 7:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1253: "Exoplanet Names"
Replies: 123
Views: 38064

Re: 1253: "Exoplanet Names"

Stavromula Beta.
by bob443@mahaska.org
Tue Apr 02, 2013 12:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107353
Views: 51742619

Re: 1190: "Time"

Is there anywhere I can see each individual frame?


I didn't really get the joke on day 1, and didn't look back 'til today. I think I missed a bunch of stuff.
by bob443@mahaska.org
Wed Sep 07, 2011 6:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0948 - "AI"
Replies: 137
Views: 32054

Re: 0948 - "AI"

And 'Stuff' takes the opportunity provided by this forum to prove the EXACT point made in the comic.

Too rich.

And yes, stuff, you have proven yourself to be nothing less than a douchenozzle.

Thanks for keeping me entertained during lunch.
by bob443@mahaska.org
Fri Jul 01, 2011 1:27 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Annoying words, and Words You Hate
Replies: 1991
Views: 487501

Re: Annoying words, and Words You Hate

Okay, since we're polluting this thread with words which we hate to see misused (aka 'metrics') I've got one; Optics. As in (insert morning news program of choice here) reporting on the Presidents of Car companies flying into DC on private jets to beg for money and the news commentator saying "...
by bob443@mahaska.org
Wed May 25, 2011 7:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0903: "Extended Mind"
Replies: 666
Views: 184828

Re: 0903: "Extended Mind"

Just FYI; from 'grunge' to 'philosophy' is 25 links.


This seems to confirm that it works.

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