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by Kethryes
Mon Jul 25, 2016 12:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1711: "Snapchat"
Replies: 21
Views: 4270

Re: 1711: "Snapchat"

Pulitzer : prize for photography (and other things)
Snapchat : your picture is deleted after a few seconds

... So by the time it is awarded, you will not be able to see the picture that received the prize

Made me smile, but not the best of Randall
by Kethryes
Wed Jul 06, 2016 3:08 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 968228

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

If you think that someone "further down the food chain" would have faced criminal charges in these circumstances, perhaps you could point to a case where this occurred. Now the FBI says that this has never occurred, but you think they're wrong; and I'm sure you have some evidence to suppo...
by Kethryes
Fri Oct 17, 2014 2:25 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Apparently United States Found Chemical Weapons in Iraq
Replies: 8
Views: 3506

Re: Apparently United States Found Chemical Weapons in Iraq

The thing is, it is not news, and people using this story to say "See Bush was right to invade Iraq!" is a great *facepalm*
https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2014/10/15/despite-attempts-revise-history-bush-still-wrong-iraqi-wmds/
by Kethryes
Wed Jun 25, 2014 3:43 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14779
Views: 2289856

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

Thread: is not titled "Religion" :roll:
(But I understand the frustration since the old one was closed)

Google pays customers to clean up Verizon mess... weird...
http://arstechnica.com/business/2014/06/google-gives-150-apology-to-chromebook-owners-deprived-of-verizon-data/
by Kethryes
Fri Sep 13, 2013 9:15 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0062: "Falling With Helium"
Replies: 68
Views: 16508

Re: What-If 0062: "Falling With Helium"

There is some guy who is reading too much XKCD :D http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/sep/12/helium-balloons-jonathan-trappe-up-transatlantic Helium balloons lift aviator Jonathan Trappe Up for transatlantic trip An American aviator has begun the first attempt to cross the Atlantic suspended by hu...
by Kethryes
Wed Jul 24, 2013 8:51 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0055: "Random Sneeze Call"
Replies: 37
Views: 17216

Re: What-If 0055: "Random Sneeze Call"

In my country, if you call someone who is also calling you, both of you using mobile phones, the system will just connect you instantly. Wow. Who gets charged in this case? Well I don't know which country he talked about, but in the US/Canada both caller and callee pay, so that solves the problem. ...
by Kethryes
Fri May 31, 2013 1:27 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Help me with this puzzle!
Replies: 8
Views: 4544

Re: Help me with this puzzle!

I don't love the construction of B. It would make sense if he said "I'm dishonest AND the white-bearded man is dishonest," but as phrased, I read that he's making two distinct, unconnected claims. The only way to solve it is to realize that the puzzle would be unsolvable under that interp...
by Kethryes
Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106316
Views: 39069282

Re: 1190: "Time"

18000th Post!!!

Edit: a Cake to celebrate :mrgreen:
Image
by Kethryes
Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106316
Views: 39069282

Re: 1190: "Time"

The sea is BIG!

The fading and reaparition is a methaphor for the passing of Time. In the comic called Time. Which is a methaphor of the waiting of Time...

The Timception is upon us! Repent!
by Kethryes
Mon Apr 29, 2013 12:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106316
Views: 39069282

Re: 1190: "Time"

AluisioASG wrote:
Kethryes wrote:When I first came back I was afraid I lost my sight. Is it a divine punishment? Did we offended Lord Randall?

FTFY


Nothing wrong with my original sentence, we can use synonyms right? :D

The Great White is upon us! Repent!
by Kethryes
Mon Apr 29, 2013 12:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106316
Views: 39069282

Re: 1190: "Time"

My present me salute the Present BlitzGirl! *Hug* (I hope you don't mind hugs :wink:) What an epic moment! The Newpage 442 will be remembered in the History of Time! (A very nice round number, containing The Answer, coincidence? I don't think so!) When I first came back I was afraid I lost my sight....
by Kethryes
Fri Apr 26, 2013 3:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106316
Views: 39069282

Re: 1190: "Time"

cmyk wrote:Subtle shade of gray
Could be failure of proper
Color management


With the O T C
Nothing is unintended
All is meaningful
by Kethryes
Fri Apr 26, 2013 3:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106316
Views: 39069282

Re: 1190: "Time"

Ach! The Haikus! They hurt me eyes! They are bleeding! Sometimes I feel like the only person in the world that hates poetry. My eyes glaze over as soon as I see anything resembling poetry. I have to force myself to focus and attempt to read them. The Haiku killer! Oh god, my eyes are bleeding! He h...
by Kethryes
Fri Apr 26, 2013 3:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106316
Views: 39069282

Re: 1190: "Time"

StratPlayer wrote:A dove on a wire,
strung between two tall towers,
utters a high "coo..."


Is wire one syllable ?

Not native speaker
does make the art of Haiku
a dificult one
by Kethryes
Fri Apr 26, 2013 3:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106316
Views: 39069282

Re: 1190: "Time"

thirds wrote:Also, what does it mean to send a private message to BlitzGirl?


That would be sending a message outside the structure of Space and Time by some Black Hole, or Quantum Singularity, and lead to unknown consequences!

It makes my head spin
The implications dazing
I have to coma
by Kethryes
Fri Apr 26, 2013 2:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106316
Views: 39069282

Re: 1190: "Time"

Flado wrote:The sand dries up, ergo gets lighter. I don't understand what the sea is doing, though.


The sea is being big.
That's a full Time job :D
by Kethryes
Fri Apr 26, 2013 8:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106316
Views: 39069282

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hey I didn't noticed you sigged me Bytes, thanks :D

Such amazing thread,
But as I take Time to read,
I forget to post.

Flower (for the seasonal reference... Wait, was it suposed to be included in the Haiku?)

Edit: typo, and corrected the haiku :oops: (5-8-5 does not work...)
by Kethryes
Tue Apr 23, 2013 2:34 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Bombing at Boston Marathon Finish Line.
Replies: 721
Views: 94478

Re: Bombing at Boston Marathon Finish Line.

Is anyone actually confused by the charge? Does anyone read the specific charges against Tsarnaev and think "oh shit he used a nuke?!?" Are these people a significant group, or are there less of them than say, people who believe the world is run by lizard-people? I'm all for accuracy in l...
by Kethryes
Fri Apr 19, 2013 3:45 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Bombing at Boston Marathon Finish Line.
Replies: 721
Views: 94478

Re: Bombing at Boston Marathon Finish Line.

The twitter post "I will kill all of you, as you killed my brother" Is a fake fake account https://twitter.com/Dzhokhar_A Real one https://twitter.com/Dzhokhar_ Both twitter accounts are fake. http://www.slate.com/blogs/weigel/2013/04/19/no_you_didn_t_just_find_dzhokhar_tsarnaev_s_secret_...
by Kethryes
Fri Apr 19, 2013 1:38 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Bombing at Boston Marathon Finish Line.
Replies: 721
Views: 94478

Re: Bombing at Boston Marathon Finish Line.

The twitter post "I will kill all of you, as you killed my brother" Is a fake fake account https://twitter.com/Dzhokhar_A Real one https://twitter.com/Dzhokhar_ I hope they also catch the asshole who made up that account and explain him how it is not funny. *Hug* Be safe everyone.
by Kethryes
Fri Apr 12, 2013 11:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106316
Views: 39069282

Re: 1190: "Time"

Quest progress: 223 out of 303 pages. The Architect Age. NP 342. Alas, I came to this thread hundreds of newpix after the Beginning of Time. As penitence for my lateness and as a demonstration of my devotion I have set out on a quest to read every page of the One True Thread, like the noble Beidah ...
by Kethryes
Fri Apr 12, 2013 8:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106316
Views: 39069282

Re: 1190: "Time"

however, we are so very far off topic that we are on topic again... This demonstrate that the Topic is circular! What an amazing discovery! But wait... will I be called an Heretic by making such a claim?... OT (note this can either mean On Topic or Off Topic) This page (304) shall become the Not Mo...
by Kethryes
Thu Apr 11, 2013 3:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106316
Views: 39069282

Re: 1190: "Time"

I really want to be a Knight Temporal! What do I do to join? Well you can ask another Knight (Or more precisely, the only other knight) to make you knight I believe. However since this is temporal knighthood we talk about, your future self which has become a knight can knight you, creating a knight...
by Kethryes
Thu Apr 11, 2013 2:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106316
Views: 39069282

Re: 1190: "Time"

Maybe the baby has cancer?


Are we back to that era... again?
by Kethryes
Thu Apr 11, 2013 1:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106316
Views: 39069282

Re: 1190: "Time"

Whizbang wrote:I wonder if anyone has trolled BlitzGirl by editing a post AFTER she has already read it.


That would be a great Sin that only a heretic could suggest!
Prepare the stake!
by Kethryes
Thu Apr 11, 2013 1:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106316
Views: 39069282

Re: 1190: "Time"

Quest progress: 219 out of 295 pages. The Architect Age. NP 331. Another missive from the future! Embedded in a signature this time: Blitzgirl -- Your communication received with great joy and rejoicing. As was yours! I look forward to one day meeting those of you fortunate enough to tread this thr...
by Kethryes
Wed Apr 10, 2013 1:40 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Baroness Thatcher dead
Replies: 44
Views: 5801

Re: Baroness Thatcher dead

She believed in evolution. She was not a church-goer. She thought taking steps to reduce carbon emissions were critical. She thought everyone should be allowed to vote in elections. She was in favor of gun control. She did not believe in arresting homosexuals. Apart from gun control (and just maybe...
by Kethryes
Tue Apr 09, 2013 3:27 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0040: "Pressure Cooker"
Replies: 117
Views: 53857

Re: What-If 0040: "Pressure Cooker"

Gamil wrote:"Science"... You're missing an Aperture Laboratories logo.


Umbrella Corp. could work too... :P
by Kethryes
Fri Apr 05, 2013 8:29 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Nearly 5% of the US population is on disability
Replies: 149
Views: 13025

Re: Nearly 5% of the US population is on disability

J Thomas wrote:From the evidence I have seen it looks utterly foolish to think it's ridiculous to doubt you are right.


Sigged
(Let me re-read that 10 more times to be sure I understood it... :lol: )
by Kethryes
Thu Apr 04, 2013 8:21 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Nearly 5% of the US population is on disability
Replies: 149
Views: 13025

Re: Nearly 5% of the US population is on disability

The problem is not that there are people who 'abuse' the system by faking disability. The problem is that those people would be in a worse situation if they did not. And as it was mentioned that is hardly riding on gold...
by Kethryes
Tue Apr 02, 2013 3:47 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: THE MADNESS GOES
Replies: 315
Views: 61678

Re: THE MADNESS GOES

This year madness was pretty short, didn't it use to be longer, like 2 weeks? It barely lasted 5 days... :( Well with the April 1st comic and That thing that keeps slipping into the future it was a bit troublesome (especially for the April 1st comic which required some serious investigation from the...
by Kethryes
Sun Mar 31, 2013 10:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106316
Views: 39069282

Re: 1190: "Thing that keeps slipping into the future"

Oh crap
I came back to check how this thread turned out... but now I have 70 pages to read... except I am not going to understand anything.
Madness... why now?

Oh well... it's gonna be fun :mrgreen:
by Kethryes
Wed Mar 27, 2013 4:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106316
Views: 39069282

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hi! Has anyone noticed the tides? I'll bet the tides or possibly the wind will slowly destroy the sand castle. Or maybe a seagull will do it. Do you think this has anything to do with Randall's personal life? Maybe he's planning to go to the beach later. Or maybe he just bought a portable scanner o...
by Kethryes
Wed Mar 27, 2013 4:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106316
Views: 39069282

Re: 1190: "Time"

You forgot: 10. "Hey, there's a javascript in the page. I can't decipher it but maybe someone else can?" I can't believe I forgot that one. It should be #1. Yeah, exactly my thoughts when I read your list, it's probably the most ridiculous of all the repetitions! But to be fair, without r...
by Kethryes
Wed Mar 27, 2013 1:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106316
Views: 39069282

Re: 1190: "Time"

Yeah - that worked. How was it 30 minutes out? I thought timezones were spaced hourly. i thought they're half-hourly... :) nevertheless it was set to "use visitors local timezone" - and now i've switched it to "use THIS timezone...[v]" Ask the Nepali how timezones work... :mrgre...
by Kethryes
Mon Feb 25, 2013 9:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1178: "Pickup Artists"
Replies: 142
Views: 27682

Re: 1178: "Pickup Artists"

For the PUA debate post there : http://forums.xkcd.com/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=81485
...
Oh wait you can't it's locked. I wonder why. I guess we just have to start a new one here!
**Grabs popcorn**
by Kethryes
Wed Feb 20, 2013 3:11 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0033: "Ships"
Replies: 43
Views: 13057

Re: What-If 0033: Ships

So, continuing my theme of pointing to formerly missing images, I pulled up the source of http://what-if.xkcd.com/33/ to see what had changed. And I found an alt-text: do you know how much deeper the ocean would be if we dropped in everyone who repeats that sponge joke? Looking further, I found tha...
by Kethryes
Tue Mar 13, 2012 5:19 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Abridged Debate
Replies: 1185
Views: 136835

Re: Abridged Debate

Argue that anecdotes are not statistically relevant
by Kethryes
Tue Mar 13, 2012 5:16 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Attack and Defend
Replies: 2904
Views: 250211

Re: Attack and Defend

I defend by invoking a tiger tamer

HULK attacking NP with a word filter
by Kethryes
Tue Mar 13, 2012 5:12 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Corrupt-a-wish
Replies: 25771
Views: 2078808

Re: Corrupt-a-wish

SmoothBlade wrote:I wish I would start posting here again


Granted, but from now on, no one will read what you are posting

I wish for more Pupettmaster Madness

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