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by dassdrow
Fri May 10, 2013 8:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1210: "I'm so random"
Replies: 242
Views: 40792

Re: 1210: "I'm so random"

The thing that makes people laugh is the unexpected, or more specifically having one's expectations betrayed. This only works though if the audience is expecting something to happen in the first place. People can only predict events in a world that is familiar. Randomness makes people interested on...
by dassdrow
Fri May 10, 2013 2:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1210: "I'm so random"
Replies: 242
Views: 40792

Re: 1210: "I'm so random"

The thing that makes people laugh is the unexpected, or more specifically having one's expectations betrayed. This only works though if the audience is expecting something to happen in the first place. People can only predict events in a world that is familiar. Monty python was funny because each sk...
by dassdrow
Fri Mar 23, 2012 11:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1032: "Networking"
Replies: 123
Views: 40193

Re: 1032: "Networking"

i'm saying your lake analogy is wrong or at least incomplete I attempted to use an actual body of water to illustrate my point. The analogy "He is showing his comics to us, and he chose to do it. The moment you decide to jump into the lake, you're choosing to get wet, it doesn't matter why you'...
by dassdrow
Thu Mar 22, 2012 10:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1032: "Networking"
Replies: 123
Views: 40193

Re: 1032: "Networking"

I disagree with that vehemently. The moment Randall decides to publish his comics immediately excluded any possibility of criticism "not being our business". It is. He is showing his comics to us, and he chose to do it. The moment you decide to jump into the lake, you're choosing to get w...
by dassdrow
Wed Mar 21, 2012 9:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1032: "Networking"
Replies: 123
Views: 40193

Re: 1032: "Networking"

I joined just so I can Comment the comic is pretty obvious, and i thought it was funny, Beret guy, is an artist that is his whole character. In this art, beret guy attends a convention for business and finding a professional business guy trying to do business professionally at said business conventi...

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