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by Upthorn
Sat Aug 22, 2009 11:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0626: "Newton and Leibniz"
Replies: 213
Views: 58614

Re: "Newton and Leibniz" Discussion

StClair wrote:When it was just a bunch of random doodles and sketches on graph paper, you mean? Practically devoid of character, plot, or anything beyond "hey, look at this thing I drew in class"?

Yes, back when Randall was showing his artistic side.
by Upthorn
Sat Aug 22, 2009 5:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0626: "Newton and Leibniz"
Replies: 213
Views: 58614

Re: "Newton and Leibniz" Discussion

May I submit to all the complainers that the comic isn't really much better or worse or different than it used to be; you're just tired/familiar/burnt-out on it? Of course you can submit that, but before you do so, perhaps you would have the decency to go back and reread the first 10 strips, and co...
by Upthorn
Fri Feb 27, 2009 12:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0549: "Westley's a Dick"
Replies: 126
Views: 33854

Re: "Westley's a Dick" discussion

For my two cents, I have seen (but, alas, not read) Princess Bride a few times, and immediately got the reference, but, err what was the joke ? I mean, I really don't understand at all how the strip was supposed to be funny, or what point it was trying to make. Seriously, can someone enlighten me? P...
by Upthorn
Fri Sep 05, 2008 4:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0472: "House of Pancakes"
Replies: 185
Views: 42654

Re: "House of Pancakes" Discussion

Right. I think it's time to break out the tape measures. I can't tell whether or not the walls are moving
by Upthorn
Fri Sep 05, 2008 4:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0472: "House of Pancakes"
Replies: 185
Views: 42654

Re: "House of Pancakes" Discussion

This strip finally confirms my long standing suspicion that the editor's note at the top of Comic Fragment is a subtle House of Leaves reference. At first I thought I was just being paranoid, because it went up the day after I had had a plane trip with House of Leaves as my only available reading ma...

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