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by bavariati
Thu Feb 02, 2012 10:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1011: "Baby Names by Frank Zappa"
Replies: 302
Views: 83375

Re: 1011: "Baby Names"

I'm embarrassed to admit I know this much about those crap books, but Corbo's right: Renesmee is the result of a violent impact between "Esme" and "Renee". It can happen to anyone, even one of my favorite sci-fi writers: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kage_Baker Her unusual first ...
by bavariati
Thu Oct 27, 2011 10:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0969: "Delta-P"
Replies: 181
Views: 54270

Re: 0969: "Delta-P"

Lauching the wardrobe into space would destroy narnia with a vortex. Charlie Stross had something similar in the Merchant Princes series - a depopulated futuristic Earth with a door-sized "portal" from ground-level to Earth orbit. One of the characters inadvertently opens the portal and c...
by bavariati
Fri Jul 29, 2011 4:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0931: "Lanes"
Replies: 253
Views: 69569

Re: 0931: "Lanes"

After treatment, the docs gave a dear friend of mine a percentage probability that she would survive 5 years. This Monday, it'll be 5 years. She's a DISH ("Damn, I'm Still Here!") and she's getting a tattoo. My mother has survived cancer twice (uterine and breast respectively). My mother-i...

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