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by pushingrobot
Mon Jun 12, 2017 4:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1849: "Decades"
Replies: 89
Views: 18402

Re: 1849: "Decades"

When identifying music, movies, clothes, or cars: 1967 vs. 1977: easy 1977 vs. 1987: easy 1987 vs. 1997: easy 1997 vs. 2007: fairly easy 2007 vs. 2017: hard I don't know if it's the decline of advertising and traditional media, a resurgence of 'retro' styles, high quality recording media making the ...
by pushingrobot
Fri Apr 10, 2015 4:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1510: "Napoleon"
Replies: 28
Views: 10524

Re: 1510: "Napoleon"

2285: Our scientists have invented a device that reduces all the matter in a light-year's radius to subatomic particles, then implodes it to an immense spherical heap. It is our hope that this may finally get rid of him.

As a side benefit, the debris pile may be suitable for colonization.
by pushingrobot
Mon Oct 08, 2012 5:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1118: "Microsoft"
Replies: 134
Views: 39876

Re: 1118: "Microsoft"

Yep, it's important to keep in mind a few things: ⋅ Monopolies aren't illegal. Using a monopoly to invade a separate market and kill your competition is illegal. ⋅ Companies can do as they please with their own products (unless by doing so they violate the previous point). ⋅...
by pushingrobot
Wed Dec 21, 2011 6:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0993: "Brand Awareness"
Replies: 232
Views: 70066

Re: 0993: "Brand Awareness"

Yep, google "generic beer" for plenty of examples. Also, anyone who's watched "Lost" should experience a strange sense of deja vu...
Spoiler:
(...which will seem incredibly important but will never get explained).

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