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by sbkp
Fri Dec 22, 2017 5:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1932: "The True Meaning of Christmas"
Replies: 12
Views: 4285

Re: 1932: "The True Meaning of Christmas"

Raidri wrote:As of now Google doesn't find that word; I am curious how long that will last.


Not long: https://www.urbandictionary.com/define. ... etalogolex

Google's cache of this page as it appeared on Dec 22, 2017 15:54:49 GMT.
by sbkp
Fri Dec 22, 2017 2:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1932: "The True Meaning of Christmas"
Replies: 12
Views: 4285

Re: 1932: "The True Meaning of Christmas"

Autometalogolex Had a very useful book And if you thought, "What's Christmas?" He's the one who'd have a look All of the other reindeer Used to laugh and call him names They never let poor Auto Join in any reindeer games Then one foggy Christmas Eve Santa came to say, "Auto, with your...
by sbkp
Tue Dec 20, 2016 6:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1774: "Adjective Foods"
Replies: 64
Views: 12072

Re: 1774: "Adjective Foods"

Available at a Smart & Final near you
by sbkp
Tue Dec 20, 2016 1:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1774: "Adjective Foods"
Replies: 64
Views: 12072

Re: 1774: "Adjective Foods"

And for dessert, a box of Good & Plenty.
by sbkp
Fri Oct 30, 2015 3:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1597: "Git"
Replies: 51
Views: 13987

Re: 1597: "Git"

Oh, like This One . True story, revealing my age: one of my undergrad Physics profs gave us photocopies of the original datasheet. This was back when a video terminal was sharp new stuff, along w/ our PDP-11. I used to work a couple of blocks from Signetics. I had no idea they were up to such advan...
by sbkp
Tue Sep 01, 2015 12:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1571: "Car Model Names"
Replies: 62
Views: 15120

Re: 1571: "Car Model Names"

Lots of laughs and a Homestar Runner reference? I'm buying you a pizza.
by sbkp
Mon Jul 20, 2015 6:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1553: "Public Key"
Replies: 19
Views: 7360

Re: 1553: "Public Key"

He should definitely sign his private key, though, for... Um... Well, you know. So we know it's really his.
by sbkp
Fri Feb 13, 2015 1:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1486: "Vacuum"
Replies: 44
Views: 10485

Re: 1486: "Vacuum"

The universe, or at least as much of it as I can reach before the plug pulls out of the wall...
by sbkp
Tue Dec 30, 2014 5:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1466: "Phone Checking"
Replies: 23
Views: 7229

Re: 1466: "Phone Checking"

Klear wrote:Hmm.. wanted to check the typo live and the OP doesn't link to the comic =/


'tis fixed now.
by sbkp
Mon Dec 29, 2014 5:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1466: "Phone Checking"
Replies: 23
Views: 7229

1466: "Phone Checking"

Image

Title Text: 'Where were you when you learned you'd won?' 'I was actually asleep; I woke up when I refreshed the webite [sic] and saw the news.'

Then I woke up again when I saw I'd started trending... And then I woke up again...
by sbkp
Fri Sep 12, 2014 1:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1420: "Watches"
Replies: 88
Views: 20271

Re: 1420: "Watches"

But hey, don't put the title text in spoiler tags! No offense, but I put it in a spoiler tag. Any good reason not to? Yes. Many of use reading the site on mobile devices come here specifically to see the alt-text because our mobile browsers don't have a mouseover function. There's also http://m.xkc...
by sbkp
Mon Aug 25, 2014 1:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1412: "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles"
Replies: 150
Views: 40765

Re: 1412: "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles"

johnfrye3 wrote:Crouching Saving People Lobster
Lesser Martin Urine Rangers


Apparently this comic also functions as a password generator.
by sbkp
Fri Aug 09, 2013 8:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1249: "Meteor Showers"
Replies: 49
Views: 47878

Re: 1249: "Meteor Showers"

Angua wrote:Can you edit in the alt-text, please?


'tis so edited. Thanks.
by sbkp
Fri Aug 09, 2013 4:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1249: "Meteor Showers"
Replies: 49
Views: 47878

1249: "Meteor Showers"

Image

http://xkcd.com/1249/

Alt text: "Remember, meteors always hit the tallest object around."

Tettigoniids: may be distinguished from grasshoppers by the length of their filamentous antennae.
by sbkp
Mon Aug 05, 2013 4:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1247: "The Mother of All Suspicious Files"
Replies: 70
Views: 32985

Re: 1247: "The Mother of All Suspicious Files"

Does the IP address mean anything? In hex it's 41DECA35, which seems a little non-random to me.
by sbkp
Mon Aug 05, 2013 5:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1247: "The Mother of All Suspicious Files"
Replies: 70
Views: 32985

Re: 1247: "The Mother of All Suspicious Files"

My next door neighbor downloads this file about every week or so.
by sbkp
Fri Jul 12, 2013 4:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1237: "QR Code"
Replies: 64
Views: 23009

Re: 1237: "QR Code"

and that QR code is:

by sbkp
Wed Jun 12, 2013 2:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107242
Views: 50221450

Re: 1190: "Time"

I know this is a longshot, but I'm hoping for a little extra something in frame 2112 (just a few days away!)
by sbkp
Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1205: "Is It Worth the Time?"
Replies: 76
Views: 26473

Re: 1205: "Is It Worth the Time?"

This is a chart I've always wanted to make. But not knowing the result, I didn't know if it would be worth it.
by sbkp
Fri Apr 19, 2013 4:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1201: "Integration by parts"
Replies: 81
Views: 25546

Re: 1201: "Integration by parts"

Thinking about how much calculus I've forgotten makes me sort of sad. Thankfully the alt text cracked me up and I can forget about being sad for a while.

I totally do not get what the other meaning of "by parts" is.
by sbkp
Fri Mar 29, 2013 11:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107242
Views: 50221450

Re: 1190: "Things that are on my side for 600, Alex!"

This would be like the moment the hero pushes the baby out of the way of the oncoming bus. Except I'd be pushing the trebuchet. I can take a sand ball. I'm not sure it can...
by sbkp
Thu Mar 28, 2013 11:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107242
Views: 50221450

Re: 1190: "Time"

TheLochNessCheeseBurger wrote:
sbkp wrote:Yes, but why that flag?

That was the first sandcastle they built...

So the castle is a FIFO?
by sbkp
Thu Mar 28, 2013 11:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107242
Views: 50221450

Re: 1190: "Time"

Yes, but why that flag?
by sbkp
Fri Feb 08, 2013 2:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1171:"Perl Problems"
Replies: 43
Views: 20426

Re: 1171:"Perl Problems"

rjsteg wrote:This is not a shocking result.

For me, perl is the *only* language that I cannot *read* another programmer's program!!


Perl does have the reputation of being a "write-only" language.
by sbkp
Fri Feb 08, 2013 6:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1171:"Perl Problems"
Replies: 43
Views: 20426

Re: 1171:"Perl Problems"

This is the whole thing that worked here. I guess you're proving the comic, though. :)

Code: Select all

$_ = "99 problems";
s/(\d+)/$1+1/e;
print;
by sbkp
Fri Feb 08, 2013 5:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1171:"Perl Problems"
Replies: 43
Views: 20426

Re: 1171:"Perl Problems"

Code: Select all

s/(\d+)/$1+1/e;
by sbkp
Tue Aug 28, 2012 5:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1100: "Vows"
Replies: 53
Views: 18982

Re: 1100:" Vows"

I'm pretty sure in the last panel, he's playing a little flute...

Image
by sbkp
Mon Jul 09, 2012 5:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1079: "United Shapes"
Replies: 169
Views: 44230

Re: 1079: "United Shapes"

first (of many to come, I suspect) lol moment...

Colorado state motto: "With preparation, survival is possible for over a week."
by sbkp
Wed Jul 04, 2012 1:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1077: "Home Organization"
Replies: 107
Views: 28493

Re: 1077: "Home Organization"

Hehe, this is what i've been preaching for several years and using myself. Use a laundry basket for all those cables. Extracting an item is a bit complex, but cleaning up your room is O(1) ! The same principle applies to the silverware drawer, although extraction isn't that complex, either. Pro tip...

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