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by ryan7113
Fri May 18, 2012 4:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1057: "Klout"
Replies: 84
Views: 46681

Re: 1057: "Klout"

I use Klout only to compete with my Spanish teacher.
by ryan7113
Wed Apr 18, 2012 5:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1044: “Romney Quiz”
Replies: 213
Views: 59335

Re: 1044: “Romney Quiz”

ijuin wrote:This might also be a reference to the notion of Rommney living "in a world of pure imagination".


Pure gold. I'd rather vote for Charlie Bucket, at least he's trustworthy.
by ryan7113
Thu Apr 05, 2012 4:12 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Coding is English?
Replies: 32
Views: 7853

Re: Coding is English?

I don't know about you guys, but I wrote a module (I use python) that makes all of the functions into different words. print() is now banana(), input() is now dinosaur(), etc. I'm not sure about different languages, but it sure makes coding a lot more fun.
by ryan7113
Mon Jan 02, 2012 7:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0996: Making Things Difficult
Replies: 104
Views: 36412

Re: 0996: Making Things Difficult

Chris Dude70 wrote:So, I load up http://www.xkcd.com and I see this:

Spoiler:
Image


Yeah, pretty damn difficult.



...Internet Explorer. Well there's your problem.
by ryan7113
Fri Nov 18, 2011 5:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0979: "Wisdom of the Ancients"
Replies: 219
Views: 87373

Re: 0979: "Wisdom of the Ancients"

DEAR PEOPLE OF THE FUTURE: This thread is going to become way too long to read in one sitting. Don't even try.
by ryan7113
Sat Oct 29, 2011 8:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0970: "The Important Field"
Replies: 136
Views: 41580

Re: 0970: "The Important Field"

(and, by the way, passwords were case-sensitive and obscured for a hell of a long time before html was even plausible... this is just common sense, not some device to torment the weak...) Logging into a server via SSH, there aren't even any stars! No visual feedback whatsoever. It is a fun game to ...
by ryan7113
Wed Oct 19, 2011 4:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0966: "Jet Fuel"
Replies: 168
Views: 40867

Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

Is it just me, or does Randall have a fascination with conspiracy theories?
by ryan7113
Mon Oct 17, 2011 4:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0965: "Elements"
Replies: 161
Views: 40128

Re: 0965: "Elements"

Actually, I think the Hydrogen benders would be the least dangerous. And perhaps the Radium benders would be led by zombie Marie Curie.
by ryan7113
Mon Sep 12, 2011 10:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0950: "Mystery Solved"
Replies: 80
Views: 23636

Re: 0950: "Mystery Solved"

Perhaps she finally decided to come back from the Delta Quadrant.
by ryan7113
Wed Aug 31, 2011 4:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0945: "I'm Sorry"
Replies: 120
Views: 29012

Re: 945: "I'm Sorry"

Lazar wrote:
jpk wrote:Oh, we're on to pet peeves now?

I think this is a meta pet peeve (petapeeve?), because it's a peeve against the peeve against non-apologetic uses of "I'm sorry".


You're going into peeve-ical paradoxes here, I hope you know what you're dealing with.
by ryan7113
Wed Aug 24, 2011 4:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0942: "Juggling"
Replies: 63
Views: 22592

Re: 0942: "Juggling"

Krayt1x wrote:
ryan7113 wrote:I think it would be fun to have juggling balls that never come down. Faintly reminiscent of http://xkcd.com/226/


Juggle whilst jumping off a swing set!


...with a personal fan to control your direction. I think we're on to something.
by ryan7113
Wed Aug 24, 2011 4:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0942: "Juggling"
Replies: 63
Views: 22592

Re: 0942: "Juggling"

I think it would be fun to have juggling balls that never come down. Faintly reminiscent of http://xkcd.com/226/
by ryan7113
Sun Aug 21, 2011 9:26 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Electronic Notepads
Replies: 15
Views: 3384

Re: Electronic Notepads

The Pulse and Echo Smartpen systems work quite well if you're willing to splurge for something that will last. One of the best tablets with a pen input system is the HTC Flyer.
by ryan7113
Fri Jul 22, 2011 6:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0928: "Mimic Octopus"
Replies: 166
Views: 48099

Re: 0928: Mimic Octopus

mievaan wrote:I just had to register to post this:

Merriam-Webster Ask the Editor - Octopus
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wFyY2mK8pxk



According to her, they're all correct, but I prefer Octopodes.
by ryan7113
Sun Jun 19, 2011 5:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0696: "Strip Games"
Replies: 250
Views: 76861

Re: 0696: "Strip Games"

How about Strip Oregon Trail?

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