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by rylon
Sun Sep 16, 2012 11:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1108: "Cautionary Ghost"
Replies: 155
Views: 29765

Re: 1108: "Cautionary Ghost"

For one thing, that's not hyperbole. It's just plain misuse. But, heck, while we're at it, why not give up over "comprised of," " very unique," "consensus" vs "concensus", "consensus of opinion," "begs the question [followed by a new question],...
by rylon
Fri Jul 27, 2012 9:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1087: "Cirith Ungol"
Replies: 187
Views: 55169

Re: 1087: "Cirith Ungol"

... I just cannot relate at all to the mentality that chooses option No. 1. And I don't think it is a mentality that is admirable or to be encouraged. Nobody can know everything, of course, and I'm not criticizing anybody for not knowing something just because I do. I'm criticizing being too lazy o...
by rylon
Wed Jul 25, 2012 2:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1085: "ContextBot"
Replies: 39
Views: 16308

Re: 1085: "ContextBot"

Of course, if Google did do something like this, it'd be in BETA.
by rylon
Wed Apr 04, 2012 2:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1037: "Umwelt"
Replies: 478
Views: 313663

Re: 1037(?): Umwelt

Some browsers got special comics but I can not promote IE even so far as to suggest people look for easter-eggs with it - especially old versions. Amen to that. It's so weird that MS has started to run IE9 commercials. It wasn't too long ago that IE was so ubiquitous that a TV commercials would be ...

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