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by ShadedKnight
Mon Apr 25, 2016 6:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1672: "Women on 20s"
Replies: 218
Views: 39764

Re: 1672: "Women on 20s"

[Actually, I'd be cool with the Eye in the Pyramid] CE I would too, if only to screw with all the Illuminati conspiracy theorists. :D Agreed, but even if we showed a public interest in having the Eye on the face of every bill, how would we go about making sure that happens? If we couldn't get Boaty...
by ShadedKnight
Tue Nov 24, 2015 10:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1608: "Hoverboard"
Replies: 141
Views: 84358

Re: 1608: "Hoverboard"

154 coins in 3014 seconds, quite a fun journey! I already know I missed the volcano lair, but I had fun with those huge ships to navigate.
by ShadedKnight
Wed Mar 25, 2015 11:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1503: "Squirrel Plan"
Replies: 41
Views: 11564

Re: 1503: "Squirrel Plan"

Praise the Acorns!

The acorns are a wondrous body, like a magnificent father. If only I could be so grossly incandescent.
by ShadedKnight
Mon Mar 02, 2015 5:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1493: “Meeting”
Replies: 29
Views: 10375

Re: 1493: “Meeting”

bachaddict wrote:Today I Learned... The .website top level domain exists.


And now you know that .horse works too!

http://ofcourse.horse
by ShadedKnight
Fri Feb 13, 2015 5:52 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0129: "Black Hole Moon"
Replies: 63
Views: 24890

Re: What-If 129: "Black Hole Moon"

I'm a little bit surprised there wasn't a 'Black Hole Sun' reference throw in there somewhere. I came here specifically to provide one. "Black hole moon, please come soon, to wash away the rain Black hole moon, sometime soon, won't you come?" "No." "Oh, okay then." (Go...
by ShadedKnight
Mon Sep 08, 2014 2:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1418: "Horse"
Replies: 101
Views: 27527

Re: 1418: "Horse"

Would you also have to replace "Forcing" with "Horsing"? How does one horse?
by ShadedKnight
Tue Apr 29, 2014 7:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1361: "Google Announcement"
Replies: 43
Views: 31821

Re: 1361: "Google Announcement"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iKiggQZJVmc is what I thought of at first.
by ShadedKnight
Tue Mar 25, 2014 1:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1346: "Career"
Replies: 55
Views: 15825

Re: 1346: "Career"

No, sadly that is typical of British tabloid headlines. Other notable examples are: "Freddy Starr ate my hamster" "Super Cali go ballistic Celtic are atrocious" "Elton takes David up the aisle" "From Россия with Gloves" and notoriously "Gordon Ramsay Sex...
by ShadedKnight
Tue Mar 04, 2014 6:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1333: First Date
Replies: 117
Views: 28091

Re: 1333: First Date

BlitzGirl wrote:Welp, TPP finally beat Pokemon Red. Only took them 17 days...


255 hrs on the dot!
by ShadedKnight
Fri Feb 21, 2014 5:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1333: First Date
Replies: 117
Views: 28091

Re: 1333: First Date

[...] And winning with Anarchy before the interest dies out? Improbable, almost impossible, and here's my reasoning: the ledge before Victory road. The Infinite Monkey Theorem might make one believe anything is possible with enough time, but we're not dealing with true randomness here. The entire T...
by ShadedKnight
Fri Feb 21, 2014 2:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1333: First Date
Replies: 117
Views: 28091

Re: 1333: First Date

This phenomenon has reached xkcd? Man, my brother first casually referenced it earlier this week and I hadn't heard of it, and now pretty much every part of the internet I frequent has talked about it. I still have yet to actually watch the actual thing, but from what's been described it seems like...
by ShadedKnight
Fri Feb 21, 2014 7:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1333: First Date
Replies: 117
Views: 28091

Re: 1333: First Date

snip Not that I've been following close enough (or know anything about Pokemon) to understand much of anything in that image (I think Ra is a "Helix Fossil" and one of the uppermost figures is "Bird Jesus"? But that's about all I've picked up), but it's impressive. From top to b...
by ShadedKnight
Fri Feb 21, 2014 6:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1333: First Date
Replies: 117
Views: 28091

Re: 1333: First Date

This phenomenon has reached xkcd? Man, my brother first casually referenced it earlier this week and I hadn't heard of it, and now pretty much every part of the internet I frequent has talked about it. I still have yet to actually watch the actual thing, but from what's been described it seems like...
by ShadedKnight
Thu Feb 13, 2014 7:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1329: "Standing"
Replies: 66
Views: 12375

Re: 1329: "Standing"

Hey fora, Jeph Jacques (Questionable Content) made some alternate versions of this comic so I thought I might link to them here (watch out for people standing behind you for the first one).

I'd have to say my favorite is the bitcoins one.
by ShadedKnight
Wed Jan 15, 2014 5:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1316: "Inexplicable"
Replies: 99
Views: 18146

Re: 1316: "Inexplicable"

I've actually had something like this, but it only happens in a certain location. Now, I haven't tested the limits of the area in which this happens, as my computer takes a long time to boot up, making it a bit unfeasable in the limited amount of time I have there, but here's the gist of it: While a...
by ShadedKnight
Fri Dec 13, 2013 9:45 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1303: "Profile Info"
Replies: 29
Views: 8786

Re: 1303: "Profile Info"

Like they did with the YouTube real name profile thing I just kept clicking 'ask me later' and it now seems to have given up trying to link my profile to anything. I have sort of that thing I guess? Now I have one with my real name and one with (almost) my normal username. The real name one is sort...
by ShadedKnight
Wed Dec 11, 2013 5:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1301: "File Extensions"
Replies: 102
Views: 32478

Re: 1301: "File Extensions"

.jpg exists only for those losers whose operating system couldn’t handle anything beyond 8+3 file names! (Like old versions of Windows.) .jpeg is the only correct extension for image/jpeg ( /^JFIF/ ) files! Can't we just compromise on .jpe? Why not just .file? On an unrelated-to-the-comic note, any...
by ShadedKnight
Fri Oct 25, 2013 5:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1282: "Monty Hall"
Replies: 251
Views: 38485

Re: 1282: "Monty Hall"

From what I've heard goats are actually rather difficult to take care of though, lots of health problems.
by ShadedKnight
Fri Aug 30, 2013 4:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1258: First
Replies: 72
Views: 22204

Re: 1258: First

Now instead of first, I tend to see more raising of dongers. ヽ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ノ raise your dongers ヽ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ノ Darude - Sandstorm I guess that's partially the portion of the internet I'm visiting, but it is an interesting trend. I guess the internet is just getting a bit better at moderating itself? Or maybe mos...
by ShadedKnight
Fri Apr 12, 2013 6:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1198: "Geologist"
Replies: 44
Views: 11510

Re: 1198: "Geologist"

rhomboidal wrote:I'd also like a job where I have a daily equal need of a pistol and a pickax.


Well, murderer might be a likely candidate for that position, although that's probably more personal preference than need.

I love comics like this one, just sort of a wierd train of thought made into a comic.
by ShadedKnight
Mon Apr 01, 2013 8:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1193: Externalities
Replies: 505
Views: 151036

Re: 1193: Externalities

hwæt be the odds this "competition" be completely made up as an April Fool's Day joke? ic woll-did not say the competition be made up, but it be likely that the April Fool's Day joke be on Wikipedia, not us. Certainly an joke/prank on Wikipedia and by extension, Wikipedia readers, ic.e. t...
by ShadedKnight
Mon Apr 01, 2013 8:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1193: Externalities
Replies: 505
Views: 151036

Re: 1193: Externalities

Arkanian wrote:hwæt be the odds this "competition" be completely made up as an April Fool's Day joke?


I wouldn't say the competition is made up, but it's likely that the April Fool's Day joke is on Wikipedia, not us.
by ShadedKnight
Mon Apr 01, 2013 1:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1193: Externalities
Replies: 505
Views: 151036

Re: 1193: Externalities

eow ken hwæt's faster than reverting? [ic]Not having to revert[/ic] by cause folk be not constantly being fucking arseholes. That Thing that keeps slippin' (slippin', slippin'( into the future, along with the Thing that keeps slippin' (slippin', slippin'( into the future and effort being spent to [...
by ShadedKnight
Tue Mar 19, 2013 5:33 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0037: "Supersonic Stereo"
Replies: 61
Views: 21074

Re: What-If 0037: "Supersonic Stereo"

I was overall pretty happy with how this what-if turned out, if only for the Avatar reference. Also, I think it would definitely be pretty difficult to top that as a listening experience.
by ShadedKnight
Wed Feb 13, 2013 11:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1173: "Steroids"
Replies: 156
Views: 34300

Re: 1173: Steriods

It's funny how some people miss the point of how he's describing steroid use. Yes he's breaking it down into really simple terms, and I guess if you were describing it to a fellow human being it would be trivializing it, but obviously he's describing it to a being who doesn't understand what it mean...
by ShadedKnight
Sat Feb 09, 2013 12:48 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1940
Views: 558288

Re: Games you can't remember the title of.

* Background: I played this a couple of times when I was younger, and I think it may have been a browser game. * System: I believe it was a browser game or maybe just a PC download or something but I seem to remember it being clicky at least. * Year: I probably played this late 90's, early 2000s * ...
by ShadedKnight
Fri Feb 08, 2013 9:07 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1940
Views: 558288

Re: Games you can't remember the title of.

* Background: I played this a couple of times when I was younger, and I think it may have been a browser game. * System: I believe it was a browser game or maybe just a PC download or something but I seem to remember it being clicky at least. * Year: I probably played this late 90's, early 2000s * P...
by ShadedKnight
Fri Feb 08, 2013 8:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1171:"Perl Problems"
Replies: 43
Views: 20866

Re: 1171:"Perl Problems"

The year is '94 and the code was raw ...snipped... Hit me. AWESOME Agreed, your rhymes are truly dope, ahammel. I felt the sick fires from all the way over here. On another note, I still have no experience with perl so I get what the comic is saying I think, but I would be lying if I said I get the...
by ShadedKnight
Tue Jan 29, 2013 1:24 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0030: "Interplanetary Cessna"
Replies: 109
Views: 38078

Re: What-If 0030: Interplanetary Cessna

You need the wetsuit, though, to protect you from the sulfuric acid. (I’m not selling this well, am I?) Yes, you are speling this weII, according to Wikipidia. (Still reading...) "Selling", not "spelling". Selling as in if he was doing a good job you'd want to pack your bags and...
by ShadedKnight
Sat Jan 19, 2013 4:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1162: "Log Scale"
Replies: 135
Views: 30715

Re: 1162: "Log Scale"

The vast majority of the energy in those big hydrocarbon bars on your graph is going to be lost as waste heat. Actually, it's not "lost" or "waste" when you have -40 outside. Well, I think it could still be considered lost and waste, whether it's useful or not because of low tem...
by ShadedKnight
Sat Nov 17, 2012 5:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1135: "Arachnoneurology"
Replies: 107
Views: 26052

Re: 1135: "Arachnoneurology"

I want to believe this is possible. I have to believe this is possible. I believe this falls into the category of things that can happen, but would take longer than "from now until the end of the universe" to have a significant chance of occurring. Pour milk into your cup of coffee and st...
by ShadedKnight
Wed Oct 03, 2012 4:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1116: "Traffic Lights"
Replies: 171
Views: 49074

Re: 1116: "Traffic Lights"

I didn't even watch this for very long at first, but just watching the first couple of frames had me laughing for some reason.
by ShadedKnight
Tue Oct 02, 2012 1:58 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Things you remember watching but can't remember the name of
Replies: 760
Views: 286966

Re: Things you remember watching but can't remember the name

Ok, so there's this animated show that I remember watching a little of when it was on, most likely in the last 15 years. I remember it being 3D and maybe some sort of computer-reality type thing. The thing that sticks out to my mind is seeing a purple cube appear and take the main characters into a...
by ShadedKnight
Mon Oct 01, 2012 9:03 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Things you remember watching but can't remember the name of
Replies: 760
Views: 286966

Re: Things you remember watching but can't remember the name

Ok, so there's this animated show that I remember watching a little of when it was on, most likely in the last 15 years. I remember it being 3D and maybe some sort of computer-reality type thing. The thing that sticks out to my mind is seeing a purple cube appear and take the main characters into a ...
by ShadedKnight
Sat Jul 14, 2012 6:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1081: "Argument Victory"
Replies: 253
Views: 62125

Re: 1081: "Argument Victory"

... But it could be argued that I am not qualified to have that opinion since I am not a banker. How would I know how to improve on banking when I've never run a bank? Obviously everyone the world should become bankers for a day, then we should be able to figure out a way to fix banks! Note: This m...
by ShadedKnight
Thu Jul 12, 2012 11:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1080: "Visual Field"
Replies: 129
Views: 30962

Re: 1080: "Visual Field"

Alright, so the floaters have an explanation. On to another thing that bug me since childhood: Am I the only one, at night (or I guess anytime it's completely dark), to see the dark not uniformly black, but rather composed of a myriad of tiny color pixels on a black background? I mean it's not like...
by ShadedKnight
Thu Jun 07, 2012 1:14 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1940
Views: 558288

Re: Games you can't remember the title of.

Gods? Demigods? Elements? Fighting? Sounds like Wrath Unleashed . Well, it may be, but I seem to remember it looking more like one of the battle sequences of that game more often, one of those fields divided in two and summoning more monsters into a field like that as one of the characters just run...
by ShadedKnight
Wed Jun 06, 2012 2:44 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Games you can't remember the title of.
Replies: 1940
Views: 558288

Re: Games you can't remember the title of.

Ok, this has been bugging me for years, but since I made an XKCD account, I decided to take a shot that people might be able to help me. Be forewarned, some of these qualities may be reminiscent of another game I played at the time, sorta have trouble separating them in my mind. * Background : I pla...
by ShadedKnight
Fri Jun 01, 2012 11:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1063: "Kill Hitler"
Replies: 278
Views: 69194

Re: 1063: "Kill Hitler"

Woah. Dejavu, XKCD and MSPA. I hope BHG tackled Hitler yelling "DIE FISH HITLER DIE!" before he killed him. I thought this was pretty funny, although the regular guy should have known that when BHG came out and they both knew who Hitler was, it didn't work (assuming that they could change...
by ShadedKnight
Mon Apr 16, 2012 11:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1043: “Ablogalypse”
Replies: 91
Views: 31065

Re: 1043: “Ablogalypse”

The alt-text... "falling down stairs". Is this a Homestuck reference? Someone please tell me this is a Homestuck reference. Please. That is a Homestuck reference. Now could someone fill me in what Homestuck is? I hope it is a reference to Homestuck, but I'm not sure. It's basically an...

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