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by WeWanttheFunk
Thu Apr 11, 2013 5:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107337
Views: 51566443

Re: 1190: "Time"

And, now. The requisite 5 post count having been achieved.... without further ado:

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by WeWanttheFunk
Thu Apr 11, 2013 5:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107337
Views: 51566443

Re: 1190: "Time"

If The Great Randall did, indeed, foresee the formation of the Timewatcher religion as a result of this slow movie, I'd guess that this particular Far Side comic was in the back of his mind... or maybe the fore of his mind?
by WeWanttheFunk
Thu Apr 11, 2013 5:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107337
Views: 51566443

Re: 1190: "Time"

The sporadic use of themes was common to the two comics; xkcd's "My hobby" bringing the same kind of re-occurring delight as The Far Side's "trouble brewing"...
by WeWanttheFunk
Thu Apr 11, 2013 5:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107337
Views: 51566443

Re: 1190: "Time"

Come to think of it: Far Side might have been the xkcd of its day. Nerd-oriented enough, for sure. Larsen had to appeal to a broader audience, of course, so couldn't afford to take the kind of risks that Munroe does...
by WeWanttheFunk
Thu Apr 11, 2013 5:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107337
Views: 51566443

Re: 1190: "Time"

There was a Far Side Comic way back in 1981 that was relevant to our ongoing Odyssey...
by WeWanttheFunk
Fri Feb 08, 2013 5:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1171:"Perl Problems"
Replies: 43
Views: 20867

Re: 1171:"Perl Problems"

The year is '94 and the code was raw In the bug report queue is a motherfucking log I got two choices y'all, patch it quick or Wait for the next release and show the feature the door Now I ain't trying to see no flame war with the users And I got a few hours while IT fixes my computer So I...branch...

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