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by Rrhain
Tue Jan 15, 2019 8:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2098: "Magnetic Pole"
Replies: 21
Views: 3543

Re: 2098: "Magnetic Pole"

Well, there is something we use regularly that is connected to the magnetic press: Airplane runways. Runway numbers are based upon the angle the runway makes with magnetic north. It helps the pilot know where the runway is.

When the poles shift, the runways have to be renumbered.
by Rrhain
Fri Mar 31, 2017 2:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1818: "Rayleigh Scattering"
Replies: 99
Views: 25757

Re: 1818: "Rayleigh Scattering"

And now I have "Little Known Facts" from You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown going through my head.

https://youtu.be/quVs1oIWXYg

You see this tree?
It is a fir tree.
it's called a "fir" tree
Because it gives us fur
For coats.
It also gives us wool in the wintertime.
by Rrhain
Wed Apr 15, 2015 5:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1512:"Horoscopes"
Replies: 43
Views: 8918

Or in my case...

"You were conceived on your Father's birthday."

I'm a Christmas baby.

Dad was born on March 20.

You do the math.
by Rrhain
Wed Apr 08, 2015 7:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1509: "Scenery Cheat Sheet"
Replies: 80
Views: 21383

The Roadrunner section is very off

If you look at the Roadrunner cartoons, there's always a saguaro cactus in the background. Saguaro are native to Arizona and where it borders Mexico and California (just barely). Thus, if you're in a Roadrunner cartoon, you know you're not in Utah, Nevada, or New Mexico. You're in Southwestern Arizo...
by Rrhain
Tue Jul 16, 2013 9:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106826
Views: 45937193

Re: 1190: "Time"

Is it just me, or is anybody else expecting the Order of the Stick to be in the next room?
by Rrhain
Mon Apr 02, 2012 5:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1037: "Umwelt"
Replies: 478
Views: 301395

Re: 1037(?): Umwelt

I don't think the Reddit one got posted yet: http://imgs.xkcd.com/a1panels/7fdc5c29f4fed792e5025a3cac6f16f1d67cbe8b63d293f35b2f890fdebf1112.png http://imgs.xkcd.com/a1panels/6b5f7966c20592dd4d3cccf1a0fe34c02d42bba1684ee9ddd791d103b9895755.png http://imgs.xkcd.com/a1panels/ab9ca579230f0967fc4de6da19a...

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