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by DrBob
Wed May 18, 2011 12:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0900: "Religions"
Replies: 178
Views: 38933

Re: 0900: "Religions"

Of course, as the tenets of Category Theory hold:

There is one God (up to isomorphism.)
by DrBob
Fri Jan 21, 2011 5:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0850: "World According To Americans"
Replies: 712
Views: 173547

Re: 0850: "World According To Americans"

Pretty good map! Of course, Newfoundland is missing, and Nova Scotia [without Cape Breton] is in its place; but then the Canadian government occasionally publishes maps (obviously, not ones intended for any serious use, but used for illustration in pamphlets, etc) that do that sort of thing to the A...
by DrBob
Fri Feb 12, 2010 5:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0701: "Science Valentine"
Replies: 133
Views: 37197

Re: "Science Valentine" Discussion

Referee's report: The analysis appears to be using uncorrected correlation coefficients on data that is likely to be strongly serially autocorrelated. This may result in spuriously low p-values and unwarranted rejection of the SO. We suggest that this manuscript be withdrawn and a dozen roses submit...
by DrBob
Wed Dec 02, 2009 3:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0670: "Spinal Tap Amps"
Replies: 110
Views: 31853

Re: "Spinal Tap Amps" Discussion

The following are apparently still missing from Unicode ... They work for me in Firefox 3.5 on Ubuntu 8.04 (for the Wikipedia articles). Maybe you don't have the right fonts installed? No, that's done with a joining diaeresis (in the edit window you can delete the diaeresis without the "n"...
by DrBob
Wed Dec 02, 2009 1:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0670: "Spinal Tap Amps"
Replies: 110
Views: 31853

Re: "Spinal Tap Amps" Discussion

The following are apparently still missing from Unicode, despite their use in some dialects of Malagasy:

LATIN CAPITAL LETTER N WITH DIAERESIS

LATIN SMALL LETTER N WITH DIAERESIS

This should clearly be remedied!

-Dr Bob
by DrBob
Thu Feb 19, 2009 1:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0545: "Neutrality Schmeutrality"
Replies: 137
Views: 51762

Re: "Neutrality Schmeutrality" discussion

I'm not quite sure what you can get away with on Wikipedia HTMLwise, but the following ideas occurred to me: (1) Browser-dependent parity. (2) <BLINK>? (3) A script that keeps displaying new text as long as you keep scrolling. The number of words on the page is thus countably infinite, and has undef...
by DrBob
Thu Oct 30, 2008 1:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0491: "Twitter"
Replies: 156
Views: 34624

Re: "Twitter" Discussion

Language experts
All concur
Use the names
Regimes prefer.
...
Myanmar Shave.
by DrBob
Mon Sep 08, 2008 12:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0467: "X Girls Y Cups"
Replies: 217
Views: 62730

Re: X Girls Y Cups Discussion

While Tricky77Puzzle's program is extending the range of the chart beyond that in the cartoon,
wouldn't it make more sense to do this in hex? "2 girls D cups" actually makes sense
(and has a couple hits).

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