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by Tim Harrod
Wed Jun 12, 2013 11:24 am UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Can you crack this code?
Replies: 9
Views: 6320

Re: Can you crack this code?

Ahhh. Well, if I didn't want hard, I shouldn't have come to xkcd!
by Tim Harrod
Tue Jun 11, 2013 11:55 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Can you crack this code?
Replies: 9
Views: 6320

Re: Can you crack this code?

Well, *I'm* ready for another hint...
by Tim Harrod
Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107333
Views: 51518056

Re: 1190: "Time"

You know what's gonna happen tonight, don't you?

A spectacular, meticulously-drawn animation is going to fill the home page, one time and one time only, and it will last three seconds.

And then the alt text will change to "YOU MISSED IT!!!"
by Tim Harrod
Sun Mar 31, 2013 1:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107333
Views: 51518056

Re: 1190: "Thing that keeps slipping into the future"

"Thing that keeps slipping into the future"... Bah.

Can anyone name a thing that does not?
by Tim Harrod
Fri Apr 27, 2012 10:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1048: "Emotion"
Replies: 252
Views: 57570

Re: 1048: "Emotion"

If it'll help you feel a little more like the old days, Randall:

I wish George Lucas would make some more Star Track movies.
by Tim Harrod
Mon Apr 25, 2011 4:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0890: "Etymology"
Replies: 170
Views: 29779

Re: 0890: Etymology

Ben: "Still, even a duck has to be taught to swim."

Luke: "What's a duck?"

Ben: "Never mind"

-From the novelization of Episode IV, copyright 1976.
by Tim Harrod
Mon Apr 20, 2009 4:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0571: "Can't Sleep"
Replies: 141
Views: 29207

Re: "Can't Sleep" Discussion

Basically, if you add one to the highest possible number you can hold (32767 in a signed 16-bit integer), you'll overflow to the lowest possible number (-32768 in a signed 16-bit integer). The alt-text stresses the importance of using a 32-bit integer instead, which would stick the upper limit up i...
by Tim Harrod
Mon Apr 20, 2009 4:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0571: "Can't Sleep"
Replies: 141
Views: 29207

Re: "Can't Sleep" Discussion

There appears to be a missing minus sign in panel 3.

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