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by butch81385
Fri Apr 03, 2015 1:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1507: “Metaball”
Replies: 33
Views: 8887

Re: 1507: “Metaball”

I feel like I want to play a more manageable version of this on a baseball field (kick ball), with soccer nets in the outfield, and portable basketball hoops somewhere in foul territory. Scoring works the same as whatever sport that you scored on. As soon as the ball crosses a painted line, the rule...
by butch81385
Wed Feb 06, 2013 3:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1170: "Bridge"
Replies: 135
Views: 30325

Re: 1170: "Bridge"

There are reports coming in that a man wearing a black hat was seen leaving the bridge shortly before the fire.
by butch81385
Fri Nov 30, 2012 2:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1141: "Two Years"
Replies: 268
Views: 71273

Re: 1141:"Two Years"

That hit me right in the feels... Having lost people that didn't make it 2 years, I am so glad to hear that she is going strong and living life. Thanks for everything you do, and here's to the wonderful life ahead of you two!
by butch81385
Fri Nov 02, 2012 4:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1129: "Cell Number"
Replies: 96
Views: 28463

Re: 1129: "Cell Number"

Thanks, that was informative. I understand that the USA differs from Europe in that states are not the same as countries (but could be in terms of size...), and thus things were organized differently: people move more easily from one state to the next, while Europeans don't move that quickly from o...
by butch81385
Fri Nov 02, 2012 4:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1129: "Cell Number"
Replies: 96
Views: 28463

Re: 1129: "Cell Number"

you don't need hyphens to tell you how to say a number, just say it how it rolls off the tongue best. for example, my current number is 07 and then 3 triplets of numbers that roll off the tongue in a nice 07-***-***-*** way, other people might have a number that works said best 07**-***-**** the ge...
by butch81385
Fri Nov 02, 2012 2:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1129: "Cell Number"
Replies: 96
Views: 28463

Re: 1129: "Cell Number"

I spent a semester of college in England. I got a prepaid cell phone while I was there. Let me tell you how confused I was when I first got it. I still don't understand it. I mean there were plus signs, zeros in parenthesis, and no hyphens to be able to easily learn how to say your number. Sometimes...
by butch81385
Wed Oct 03, 2012 2:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1116: "Traffic Lights"
Replies: 171
Views: 52334

Re: 1116: "Traffic Lights"

This reminds me of the lights we have around here for Michigan lefts , which is a seriously messed up traffic design. Just put in a roundabout/traffic circle. And then all the stop light problems are fixed! I'll see your Michigan left and raise you a hook turn , whereby to turn right (in a country ...

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