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by Mardeg
Wed Nov 23, 2011 9:14 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2812703

Re: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out

Confession: I ... *deep breath* ... like Comic Sans. When I need to show someone a screenshot I switch the font to something else just to avoid the embarassment.
by Mardeg
Wed Nov 23, 2011 8:57 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The "How Have I Never Noticed That Before?" thread
Replies: 1141
Views: 197443

Re: The "How Have I Never Noticed That Before?" thread?

Ser Pounce-a-lot wrote:
Felstaff wrote:
Shivahn wrote:This one is so much fun to degauss though!

Does it go *CLICK!* Thwonggggg ?


Mine went *CLICK!* Thwonggggg


Oh man, I miss that. My old CRT did exactly that. The screen made this really cool rainbow effect, too.

Now I want to find audio of that and make it my OS startup sound.
by Mardeg
Wed Nov 23, 2011 8:48 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13421
Views: 1746538

Re: Today I Learned

TIL: I can watch a weekly music trivia quiz show for 7 years and still not know anything about music.
by Mardeg
Wed Nov 23, 2011 7:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0981: "Porn Folder"
Replies: 72
Views: 31646

Re: 0981: "Porn Folder"

I saw Truecrypt installed on a friend's machine and praised him, but he said he didn't use it and just had it there as a discouragement to look for the unencrypted porn.
by Mardeg
Wed Nov 23, 2011 7:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0975: "Occulting Telescope"
Replies: 66
Views: 20366

Re: 0975: "Occulting Telescope"

Fire Brns wrote:Solution, in addition to dissassembling stars for fuel: Use collected energy to repeatedly send the planet back in time inside the dyson sphere to support civilization Hypothetically 100-1000 times longer.

I just pictured a galactic Dyson vacuum being used to collect the energy.
by Mardeg
Wed Nov 23, 2011 7:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0979: "Wisdom of the Ancients"
Replies: 219
Views: 87509

Re: 0979: "Wisdom of the Ancients"

There was a single reply that made my co almost break down in tears "just google it." What makes these sorts of responses even worse is that there is literally zero reason to assume the person hasn't already googled it. Jesus, why do I even bother to reply to people who say things like &q...
by Mardeg
Wed Nov 23, 2011 7:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0980: "Money"
Replies: 375
Views: 106483

Re: 0980: "Money"

I noticed the javascript heavy image viewer for zooming doesn't have a CSS3/HTML5 fallback. I did one for 0657: "Movie Narrative Charts" just yesterday that worked quite well, but of course it's limited to modern browsers only :/

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