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by Tath
Mon Mar 05, 2012 5:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1025:"Rock Tumbler"
Replies: 50
Views: 20153

Re: 1025:"Tumblr"

Reminds me of this old band called Kim Jong Il Looking at Things
by Tath
Wed Aug 31, 2011 4:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0945: "I'm Sorry"
Replies: 120
Views: 29073

Re: 945: "I'm Sorry"

Apparently people like myself annoy Randal." Oooh, more pet peeve! "myself" != "me" "people like myself" doesn't parse, and so it can't serve as the subject of a sentence. I'm sorry. Also, can you please link me to something educating me? the first result of both ...
by Tath
Wed Aug 31, 2011 4:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0945: "I'm Sorry"
Replies: 120
Views: 29073

Re: 945: "I'm Sorry"

Apparently people like myself annoy Randal.

"I'm sorry"
"Don't be."


"I'm sorry"
"Cool. Listen, this thing is really, really cold."
by Tath
Wed Mar 16, 2011 4:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0873: "FPS Mod"
Replies: 105
Views: 30700

Re: 0873: "FPS Mod"

Too many crappily written bio stories would exist. Unless it had to be written by others-that'd be interesting.

I first read that as "BIOS". Why would you see their boot system?


too much of dealing with that on my crappy computer.

Happy ending though, ubuntu Meerkat installed flawlessly.
by Tath
Wed Sep 15, 2010 9:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0793: "Physicists"
Replies: 158
Views: 41656

Re: "Physicists" discussion (#793)

Read it as psychiatrists last night.


Now, though...niice.
by Tath
Wed Sep 01, 2010 12:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0786: "Exoplanets"
Replies: 82
Views: 24360

Re: "Exoplanets" Discussion (#786)

If one observes closely, one notices it was not, in fact, the alarm clock that woke the sleeper in the first place, but the beret-shod technological fanatic.






THE SLEEPER HAS AWAKENED!
by Tath
Wed May 19, 2010 4:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0742: "Campfire"
Replies: 59
Views: 21447

Re: "Campfire" Discussion

Love it.
by Tath
Mon Mar 08, 2010 6:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0711: "Seismograph"
Replies: 83
Views: 19335

Re: "Seismograph" Discussion

I definitely was thinking this when I saw the guy in the chair: Quincy Rosenkreutz (or something like that) from Bubblegum Crisis Tokyo2040: http://www.anime-int.com/works/bubblegum/tv/image/chara_quincy06.jpg Alternatively, a Broken Man (AI Harold) from .hack//: http://images2.wikia.nocookie.net/do...
by Tath
Mon Feb 15, 2010 5:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0702: "Snow Tracking"
Replies: 135
Views: 38628

Re: “Snow Tracking” discussion

Ragnarokio wrote:i believe the knight is a reference to the chess piece, based on the "L" shaped tracks that it left.

That would make the most sense. Thanks for pointing it out!




"Rabbit stopping" = the old hare vs turtle race story?
by Tath
Wed Dec 09, 2009 5:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0673: "The Sun"
Replies: 157
Views: 35779

Re: "The Sun" Discussion

Alternate thread title: "The Pun" Discussion.







...I would watch this movie. Hell, I might now even watch Sunshine.
by Tath
Fri Oct 30, 2009 4:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0656: "October 30th"
Replies: 62
Views: 16117

Re: "October 30th" Discussion

"Great Scott, I must have overshot!"

It rhymes; therefore it is true.
by Tath
Wed Oct 07, 2009 4:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0646: "Conversations"
Replies: 83
Views: 18783

Re: "Conversations" Discussion

Ohhhhhh, I see the correlation now. That's tough. It's all in the shape of the graph. When _ goes up _ also goes up. down/down as well.




Heh.

Well damn, somebody else mentioned it.
by Tath
Wed Oct 07, 2009 4:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0646: "Conversations"
Replies: 83
Views: 18783

Re: "Conversations" Discussion

anybody care to denote a value to what the y-axis is?
by Tath
Wed Sep 30, 2009 4:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0643: "Ohm"
Replies: 76
Views: 22230

Re: "Ohm" Discussion

I said to a friend soon as I saw the title:
...when i see xkcd strip title is ohm...i know it's gonna be a good comic[sic]


Fuck yeah I was right.
by Tath
Mon Sep 28, 2009 4:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0642: "Creepy"
Replies: 411
Views: 84920

Re: "Creepy" Discussion

Perhaps the third frame is where he's wrong.

1. Tragedy
2. ???
3. Comic
by Tath
Fri Sep 11, 2009 5:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0635: "Locke and Demosthenes"
Replies: 204
Views: 97630

Re: "Locke and Demosthenes" Discussion

The Desks and Net in the books were just one representation of how the internet could have went. The two big differences between it and real life are that A) They had limited web access (citizen user, etc) and B) The Net was mostly fora and discussion boards. Oh yeah, another reason why they didn't ...
by Tath
Wed Aug 12, 2009 3:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0621: "Superlative"
Replies: 136
Views: 31030

Re: "Superlative" discussion

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I thought....you should know.
by Tath
Fri Aug 07, 2009 4:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0618: "Asteroid"
Replies: 188
Views: 52054

Re: "Asteroid" Discussion

besides, the little prince technically lived on a very small planet, didn't he? wouldn't that be like a pluto-status planet, not an asteroid? "<< La planete d'ou il venait est l'asteroide B 612 >>" (missing accents) Translation: The planet from whence he came asteroid B 612. Now you'll be...
by Tath
Wed Aug 05, 2009 4:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0619: "Supported Features"
Replies: 157
Views: 33661

Re: "Supported Features" discussion

HighSpeedFallingObjects wrote:
plin25 wrote:At first, I misread "4,096" as "4,0%" and was utterly confused.


Me too, I just came here to understand that. I was like, what is that? A 4% CPU?


Me too. I didn't understand till I saw suso's post.

'4,0%? Internalized? Lied? Analyzed? Or is it "attitudes"? Dammit.'
by Tath
Tue Aug 04, 2009 2:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0618: "Asteroid"
Replies: 188
Views: 52054

Re: "Asteroid" Discussion

Now, a much less commonly known fact is that the Little Prince had a spaceship. Go prince, go!




...And why'd he come back to the rose? Didn't he think it died once he left it?
by Tath
Wed Jun 24, 2009 4:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0601: "Game Theory"
Replies: 164
Views: 31996

Re: "Game Theory" Discussion

YES!

A WarGames reference.

(Global Thermonuclear War)
by Tath
Sat Jun 06, 2009 3:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0593: "Voynich Manuscript"
Replies: 111
Views: 37372

Re: "Voynich Manuscript" Discussion

OH NO GUYS. Why the hell would they need to read that xkcd references Voynich manuscript if they came to this page from xkcd? This is nothing but self-masturbatory fanboyism. xkcd references must be purged from Wikipedia articles on sight, because they are no different from spam. Also good thing tha...
by Tath
Fri Jun 05, 2009 4:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0593: "Voynich Manuscript"
Replies: 111
Views: 37372

Re: "Voynich Manuscript" Discussion

I guessed it on "It's obvious"...


It's so much truths.
by Tath
Mon Jan 26, 2009 2:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0531: "Contingency Plan"
Replies: 135
Views: 26435

Re: "Contingency Plan" discussion

Sunsnail wrote:This reminds me more of the lingering poison used in Dune

The same for me. Maybe Crichton stole from Dune.

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