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by Twip
Thu Apr 01, 2010 1:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: XKCD april fools - Unixkcd Interface (mega-merge)
Replies: 76
Views: 15367

Re: no "sudo get me a sandwich" in the CLI? seriously, Randa

sciphre wrote:Use the source, Luke!


LOL! If I hadn't remembered my password on like the 4th try I was going go re-register for this comment.
by Twip
Mon Jan 19, 2009 5:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0532: "Piano"
Replies: 224
Views: 81051

Re: "Piano" Discussion

This is an old joke and the comic doesn't really add anything to it, other than reversing it. Not to mention that the height of some who played that piano would probably be about 4-5 inches. These sorts of comments illustrate the only thing wrong with XKCD's sort of humor. They attract a crowd that...
by Twip
Mon Jan 19, 2009 5:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0532: "Piano"
Replies: 224
Views: 81051

Re: "Piano" Discussion

There's an old joke that goes: There is this guy who walks into a bar and notices a man 12 inches tall playing the piano. He asks what it is all about and the barman tells him he'll tell him later. So he asks the barman for a drink and the barman says, 'Before you get your drink you get to rub the m...
by Twip
Fri Apr 04, 2008 7:52 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Amusing answers to tests
Replies: 393
Views: 61850

Re: Amusing answers to tests

This isn't exactly an amusing answer, but I did do this once in my astronomy class my freshman year. I showed up late to a quiz and rushed through the entire thing trying to finish it before he called time. He called time and I had not QUITE finished. He told everyone to stop writing and turn our q...
by Twip
Fri Apr 04, 2008 7:18 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Amusing answers to tests
Replies: 393
Views: 61850

Re: Amusing answers to tests

This isn't exactly an amusing answer, but I did do this once in my astronomy class my freshman year. I showed up late to a quiz and rushed through the entire thing trying to finish it before he called time. He called time and I had not QUITE finished. He told everyone to stop writing and turn our qu...
by Twip
Fri Apr 04, 2008 6:46 am UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Your favorite paradox
Replies: 159
Views: 22382

Re: Your favorite paradox

My favorite is the Paradox of the Courts : It is said that the famous sophist Protagoras took on a pupil, Euathlus, on the understanding that the student pay Protagoras for his instruction after he had won his first case. Some accounts claim that Protagoras demanded his money as soon as Euathlus com...

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