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by Stanistani
Wed Jun 27, 2012 1:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1058: "Old-Timers"
Replies: 74
Views: 21229

Re: 1058: "Old-Timers"

She may have been through the Internet, but I have stood on it.
(setting up backbone equipment)
by Stanistani
Fri Dec 09, 2011 7:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0988: "Tradition"
Replies: 175
Views: 65198

Re: 988: "Tradition"

When we boomers all die off, The United States will be a wasteland of empty houses, abandoned cars, and the Yule will be celebrated with Festivus poles and the screechy refrain of Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer.

It will be a glorious era.
by Stanistani
Mon Nov 14, 2011 5:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0977: "Map Projections"
Replies: 353
Views: 138081

Re: Map Projections

My favorite is Behrmann Cylindrical Equal-Area...

I like walks on the beach and a good Chianti.

But fava beans give me gas.
by Stanistani
Mon Oct 31, 2011 7:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0971: "Alternative Literature"
Replies: 180
Views: 38447

Re: 0971: "Alternative Literature"

Homeopathological?

Just get a glass of water from the tap, it has molecules in it from all of the medicines that have ever existed, plus a few atoms of Jesus... powerfully good for you.
by Stanistani
Mon Oct 17, 2011 4:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0965: "Elements"
Replies: 161
Views: 40122

Re: 0965: "Elements"

*in a monotone*

"I am Bender please insert element."
by Stanistani
Fri Sep 02, 2011 4:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0946: “Family Decals”
Replies: 195
Views: 86563

Re: 0946: “Family Decals”

http://xkcd.com/946 http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/family_decals.png Title: “My decal set has no adults, just a sea of hundreds of the little girl figures closing in around a single cat.” Are these…common? I’ve never seen them before. Southern California, all over the place. I'd buy ones made by Randa...
by Stanistani
Sat Aug 27, 2011 6:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0943: "Empirical"
Replies: 80
Views: 27556

Re: 0943: "Empirical"

The only reason that people should ever get married is because they love each other enough to want to be together for the rest of their life's. Nah. Tax reasons (depending on the country you live in) Heritage reasons Sociobiological reasons Financial reasons Dynastical reasons So you you took the r...
by Stanistani
Sat Aug 20, 2011 10:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0940: "Oversight"
Replies: 103
Views: 43069

Re: 0940: "Oversight"

I hate to be a spoilsport, but I remember reading (somewhere reliable but i forget where) that sex is one of the least beneficial of everyday 'exercise' activities On the other hand, I just had an amazing inspiration hit me for 'Sexercise Fitness Classes' ! Tagline- Get fit while doing what you lov...
by Stanistani
Tue Jul 19, 2011 5:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0926: "Time Vulture"
Replies: 85
Views: 21076

Re: 0926: "Time Vulture"

SirMustapha wrote:Okay, Randall.

WHAT. THE. FUCK.


Found the forum again?
by Stanistani
Wed Jun 22, 2011 6:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0915: Connoisseur
Replies: 137
Views: 35699

Re: 0915: Connoisseur

Mayonnaise all tastes the same to me.

Even though there's an entire world of gourmet mayo out there.
by Stanistani
Fri Jun 17, 2011 4:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0913: "Core"
Replies: 95
Views: 21165

Re: 0913: Core

I'm liking the recent comics a lot.

Whatever is going on in Randall's life, he seems to be getting the old groove back. Bravo!
by Stanistani
Fri Jun 10, 2011 6:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0910: "Permanence"
Replies: 121
Views: 33598

Re: 0910: "Permanence"

I had a Roman Mythology theme picked out for our first UNIX rollout, and the first two servers were named Romulus and Remus, natch. Our vice director came by as we were setting up, saw 'Remus' and demanded we select another name as that one was 'racist.' In vain we pointed to Roman myth and the comp...
by Stanistani
Tue May 24, 2011 6:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0902: "Darmok and Jalad"
Replies: 125
Views: 35536

Re: 0902: "Darmok and Jalad"

Anyone who's never watched Star Trek has no right to be reading XKCD. That's just... incomprehensible. Nerd culture is sort of like the Borg. You can't be an individual and merely identify with it, you must be assimilated . Dare to think differently from the group and you're NOT A TRUE NERD. ... an...
by Stanistani
Mon May 16, 2011 5:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0899: "Number Line"
Replies: 355
Views: 80804

Re: 899: "Number Line"

This comic was a successful troll snipe landmine.
by Stanistani
Wed May 11, 2011 5:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0897: "Elevator Inspection"
Replies: 72
Views: 15057

Re: 0897: "Elevator Inspection"

Not too long ago I audited an organization (not alone - we had a small army of auditors) and yes, we went and checked the permits on file.
They were there, and up to date.

But I did chuckle a bit.
by Stanistani
Thu Mar 10, 2011 9:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0870: "Advertising"
Replies: 168
Views: 29976

Re: 0870: "Advertising"

zAlbee wrote:Did you know: SirMustapha has a debilitating condition. He has never laughed in his life. Please donate generously. One cockslap can feed a raging SirMustapha for 2 weeks. Call now.

I called and pledged for six weeks worth.

Call in the next ten minutes and I'll match any donation.
by Stanistani
Mon Jan 10, 2011 8:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0845: "Modern History"
Replies: 79
Views: 15994

Re: 0845: "Modern History"

Damn, Randall, shoulda saved this strip for Veteran's Day! http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/11/12/garfield-veterans-day-com_n_782679.html I come from a family with generations of military service. The adapability of military spouses is legendary. I suspect Randall meant no offense, but the opposite.
by Stanistani
Sat Nov 27, 2010 12:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0824: "Guest Week: Bill Amend (FoxTrot) "
Replies: 127
Views: 32436

Re: 0824: "Guest Week: Bill Amend (FoxTrot) "

You misunderstand SirMustapha. He's not actually a troll. He doesn't post here because he wants an argument. He posts here because he prays every morning that someone -- anyone! -- will click one of the links in his sig. He posts negatively because he's hoping to catch someone likeminded unaware, a...
by Stanistani
Thu Nov 25, 2010 7:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0825: "Guest Week: Jeffrey Rowland (Overcompensating)"
Replies: 51
Views: 13604

Re: 0825: "Guest Week: Jeffrey Rowland (Overcompensating)"

Hm. Is there a thread somewhere on here where we can draw guest strips?

Randall could get a week of 'guest strips by completely unknown talentless members.'
by Stanistani
Wed Nov 24, 2010 8:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0824: "Guest Week: Bill Amend (FoxTrot) "
Replies: 127
Views: 32436

Re: 0824: "Guest Week: Bill Amend (FoxTrot) "

... okay, he WAS making fun of xkcd, right? Not one, not two, but THREE godawful stereotypically "nerdy" jokes following a tired "sudo" "joke"? No way that was meant to be honest. Either he's making fun of Randall or making fun of Randall's audience. Most probably both...
by Stanistani
Wed Nov 17, 2010 8:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0819: "Five-Minute Comics: Part 1"
Replies: 141
Views: 26446

Re: 0819: "Five-Minute Comics: Part 1"

Hey, the yes or no will always be just an opinion. This is not provable either way. I'm not exactly sure what that is supposed to imply... surely things which are not provable either way provide better discussion than things which are. Things that aren't provable either way include religion, politi...
by Stanistani
Wed Nov 17, 2010 7:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0819: "Five-Minute Comics: Part 1"
Replies: 141
Views: 26446

Re: 0819: "Five-Minute Comics: Part 1"

what you're looking for is trisomy G, which refers to the cause (3 copies of the same chromosome, specifically 21) and the order in which it was identified (7th). Yes, this is not in dispute. But the discussion at hand is whether the phrase "trisomy G" is ever shortened to "tri G,&qu...
by Stanistani
Wed Nov 17, 2010 7:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0820: "Five-Minute Comics: Part 2"
Replies: 82
Views: 18064

Re: 0820: "Five-Minute Comics: Part 2"

Thank you everyone.

I now can't stop thinking about reconstituted religions - just add holy water.
by Stanistani
Thu Nov 11, 2010 4:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0817: "Mutual"
Replies: 202
Views: 39835

Re: 0817: "Mutual"

I was underwhelmed by the execution of this comic. I believe the poster who placed the art inside a yin-yang symbol greatly improved it. I'm sure Randall will do better, anon.
by Stanistani
Wed Nov 03, 2010 1:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0814: "Diode"
Replies: 137
Views: 61185

Re: 0814: "Diode"

It’s sad that most men still don’t get, that the reason women treat them that way in RL, is because the men let them . Most men seem to accept everything, out of fear of losing her. (...TL;DR...) Alternative: Remember every time she has been unfair, until you have enough accumulated hatred. Start r...
by Stanistani
Tue Oct 26, 2010 2:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0810: "Constructive"
Replies: 130
Views: 44912

Re: In the spirit of the comic, I come bearing concrit

SirMustapha wrote:<snip>

Hey, a question. Aside from participating in the music topics, what do you want to get back from the time you spend here?
by Stanistani
Sat Oct 16, 2010 3:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0806: "Tech Support"
Replies: 223
Views: 87674

Re: 0806: Tech Support

I rotate through the help desk at work. When I'm the person on the phone, I listen to the caller, do a quick assessment of their expertise, do only the amount of troubleshooting needed, and if the solution is a long but standard one (such as making a series of shortcuts) I ask the caller if I may em...
by Stanistani
Sat Oct 09, 2010 8:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0803: "Airfoil"
Replies: 243
Views: 101159

Re: 0803: "Airfoil"

ysth wrote:
Stanistani wrote:
squareroot wrote:OT: I made two xkcd threads in a row!!! WHAT NOW!

What now? It goes quietly away. :(

Why is that?
<snip>

I guessed wrong. :)
by Stanistani
Fri Oct 08, 2010 5:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0803: "Airfoil"
Replies: 243
Views: 101159

Re: 0803: "Airfoil"

squareroot wrote:OT: I made two xkcd threads in a row!!! WHAT NOW!

What now? It goes quietly away. :(
by Stanistani
Tue Oct 05, 2010 10:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0801: "Golden Hammer"
Replies: 82
Views: 24408

Re: "Golden Hammer" discussion (#801)

Guys... this comic is pretty funny if you just don't try to over think it. It basically goes like this... "Man, it's really frustrating when people use the wrong tool for a job, just because it's the only tool they know how to use." "That's great, I broke into some guy's boathouse la...
by Stanistani
Fri Oct 01, 2010 2:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0799: "Stephen Hawking"
Replies: 189
Views: 39646

Re: "Stephen Hawking" discussion (#799)

Aster Selene wrote:STOP IT.
STOP IT NOW.

THERE WILL BE NO MORE ON THIS TOPIC.
OKAY?

Now can we talk about the comic?

Gotcha.

Cool wheelchair in the comic.
by Stanistani
Wed Sep 29, 2010 4:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0799: "Stephen Hawking"
Replies: 189
Views: 39646

Re: "Stephen Hawking" discussion (#799)

glasnt wrote:Now I know how Jesus feels.

The holes in your wrists will heal in time.
by Stanistani
Mon Sep 27, 2010 8:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0798: "Adjectives"
Replies: 97
Views: 26556

Re: "Adjectives" Discussion (#798)

Mr. Burke wrote:Apropos is an adjective? What did you English/Americans do to French??

French had a purdy mouth.
by Stanistani
Fri Sep 24, 2010 4:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0797: "Debian-Main"
Replies: 57
Views: 18780

Re: "Debian-Man" Discussion

build: clean all install

goodbye glasnt
by Stanistani
Thu Sep 16, 2010 3:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0793: "Physicists"
Replies: 158
Views: 41637

Re: "Physicists" discussion (#793)

SirMustapha wrote:And what's hilarious is that it took Randall seven hundred comics before he felt the need to make a joke at his own expense... ...

*Snerk* Try harder.
by Stanistani
Tue Sep 07, 2010 7:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0545: "Neutrality Schmeutrality"
Replies: 137
Views: 51713

Re: "Neutrality Schmeutrality" discussion

Just have the wikipedia entry be a video of the event. Unedited.
by Stanistani
Mon Sep 06, 2010 5:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0789: "Showdown"
Replies: 46
Views: 13033

Re: "Showdown" Discussion #789

The tumbleweed shot two good guys (white hats). Don't know why they were drawing down on each other, but the code of the West dictates we put the varmint's picture on a Wanted poster.
by Stanistani
Sun Sep 05, 2010 2:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0788: "The Carriage"
Replies: 105
Views: 31885

Re: "The Carriage" discussion (#788)

Monika wrote:
ladypheonix117 wrote:I LOVED this strip! It has additional personal meaning for me, because we just read that poem in school. It was definitely a weird moment. :mrgreen:

Thanks for phrasing it like this and not writing "Get out of my head, Randell" instead.

Get out of my head, The Rondelles!
by Stanistani
Wed Sep 01, 2010 1:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0786: "Exoplanets"
Replies: 82
Views: 24342

Re: "Exoplanets" Discussion (#786)

Space colonization will never happen sorry gaiz. Well, it will happen, but planets aren't necessary. I mean, for every square meter of real estate on Earth there are three billion cubic meters of unused material holding it up -- most of it molten magma or hot, solid iron. For every ray of sun hitti...
by Stanistani
Tue Aug 31, 2010 3:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0786: "Exoplanets"
Replies: 82
Views: 24342

Re: "Exoplanets" Discussion (#786)

SirMustapha wrote:
Stanistani wrote:I don't know what we would do without your insight and superior wisdom.


Possibly try to and not take offence from someone's opinion on a webcomic for a start? That'd be a good start.


I am amused, not offended. I am surprised that someone of your caliber hasn't picked up on that.

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