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by tubegeek
Sun Mar 13, 2016 2:59 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1653: "United States Map"
Replies: 106
Views: 21124

Re: 1653: "United States Map"

Quizatzhaderac wrote:Sadly the island could not be evacuated in time because some jack&^* designed the highway system to prohibit public transportation.

His name was Robert Moses.
by tubegeek
Fri Mar 11, 2016 1:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1653: "United States Map"
Replies: 106
Views: 21124

Re: 1653: "United States Map"

Lazy Tommy wrote:New York appears to have lost Long Island.


I got no problem with that. You gotta problem with that?
by tubegeek
Wed Mar 18, 2015 3:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1500: Upside-Down Map
Replies: 128
Views: 23960

Re: 1500: Upside-Down Map

I never understood why they speak Portuguese in Japan before.

This strip was literally* an LOL for me.

* using the original definition of "literally," not the revised 2014 definition: "not literally."

In other news, those sexy Scandinavian women look really gorgeous with a tan.
by tubegeek
Fri Oct 25, 2013 4:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1281: "Minifigs"
Replies: 108
Views: 22197

Re: 1281: "Minifigs"

Anyway, the real question is if there are any more words we can append somehow. I keep thinking of "legrace", which is Czech for fun/hilarity, but it's a corruption of "recreation" and unique to our language. But it renders me unable to think of anything else. Maybe that's it? B...
by tubegeek
Sun Nov 20, 2011 12:00 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0979: "Wisdom of the Ancients"
Replies: 219
Views: 88722

Re: 0979: "Wisdom of the Ancients"

One time I was on a woodworking forum and a poster had a question about a type of stain that he was having difficulty with. The chemist who developed the stain answered his question, within a few hours.

That's my favorite example of the opposite of this comic.
by tubegeek
Mon Sep 26, 2011 12:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0956: "Sharing"
Replies: 82
Views: 26744

Re: 0956: "Sharing"

s^2: It's a picture book, so I think plain text would make it hard to get the whole experience. I found a pdf on a private torrent site, so it's out there. Also: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/18/books/review/the-childrens-authors-who-broke-the-rules.html?_r=2&pagewanted=all&src=ISMR_HP_LI_...
by tubegeek
Wed Sep 07, 2011 8:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0948 - "AI"
Replies: 137
Views: 32759

Re: 0948 - "AI"

This conversation reminds me of the Heads-up display in The Terminator, where you see the Terminator's choices for simulating human conversation. His choices include replying with the last few words the other person said which are "Or what?", also "Yes/No," "Go away," &...

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