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by acheron
Wed Apr 21, 2010 4:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0730: "Circuit Diagram"
Replies: 254
Views: 100943

Re: "Circuit Diagram" Discussion

memcginn wrote:That may be why my favorite part of the diagram is "Not a resistor; wire just does this."


I laughed at that too.

Also I'm now picturing hot topless electrical engineer chicks wiring up a circuit. oh yeah.
by acheron
Tue Mar 23, 2010 12:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0717: "Furtive"
Replies: 108
Views: 30426

Re: "Furtive" Discussion

But for all his gadgets, does he ever use gadget minigun, gadget chainsaw, gadget EMP cannon, gadget flamethrower, or gadget laser? He absolutely did have a gadget laser. It was in his finger. So, Mateo, I don't mean to be rude, but if you knew what it meant then it implies you're young, and spend ...
by acheron
Mon Mar 02, 2009 3:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0550: "Density"
Replies: 184
Views: 66499

Re: "Density" Discussion

While there's very little that's dumber than 4chan memes (note: these are not "Internet" memes, as most people on the Internet don't give a shit about 4chan), I admit I did kind of chuckle at "I accidentally in your base". I'm with whoever said xkcd was better back when it did ce...
by acheron
Wed Oct 01, 2008 4:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0483: "Fiction Rule of Thumb"
Replies: 305
Views: 65158

Re: "Fiction Rule of Thumb" Discussion

anthonymc wrote:Now what is scary is that I was in Austin last week at a Stephenson appearance and he claimed he did everything he could to minimize the made up vocabulary.


Now that is funny.
by acheron
Wed Oct 01, 2008 4:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0483: "Fiction Rule of Thumb"
Replies: 305
Views: 65158

Re: "Fiction Rule of Thumb" Discussion

I registered just to say how terribly, terribly wrong Randall is about Anathem. It is a great book, maybe better than Cryptonomicon.

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