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by Monotonius
Sat Mar 24, 2012 5:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1031: "s/keyboard/leopard"
Replies: 97
Views: 36687

Re: 1031: "s/keyboard/leopard"

I think the comic would be funnier without the Wikipedia page (or at least with the comments above the Wikipedia page):

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by Monotonius
Sat Mar 24, 2012 5:49 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8671
Views: 1828211

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

I missed the memo too.

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http://xkcd.com/1031/
by Monotonius
Wed Feb 22, 2012 7:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1020: "Orion Nebula"
Replies: 99
Views: 26794

Re: 1020: "Orion Nebula"

You just won xkcd.
by Monotonius
Fri Dec 16, 2011 8:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0991: "Phantom Menace"
Replies: 110
Views: 38051

Re: 0991: "Phantom Menace"

The comic is good but I think more readers would have understood the joke if it had been uploaded in January (because the 3D re-release is in February 2012).

Also this is the famous review: http://redlettermedia.com/plinkett/star ... om-menace/
by Monotonius
Mon Oct 17, 2011 4:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0965: "Elements"
Replies: 161
Views: 40142

Re: 0965: "Elements"

Do they create the elements or manipulate what is already present? If they can create them, ununoctium would also be radioactive.
by Monotonius
Sat Oct 15, 2011 9:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8671
Views: 1828211

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

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My new roommate insists that we only listen to bands from Guitar Hero.

http://xkcd.com/964/
http://xkcd.com/802/
by Monotonius
Wed Oct 12, 2011 6:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0963: "X11"
Replies: 103
Views: 28850

Re: 0963: "X11"

A_of_s_t wrote:Now, is this causation, or just correlation?


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by Monotonius
Fri Oct 07, 2011 6:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0961: "Eternal Flame"
Replies: 131
Views: 57908

Re: 0961: "Eternal Flame"

Oflick wrote:Seeing there isn't a new comic, I guess this constitutes as Friday's comic.


There will be a late Friday comic because Randall Munroe is busy taking care of a dinosaur.
by Monotonius
Mon Sep 05, 2011 7:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0947: “Investing”
Replies: 148
Views: 34123

Re: 0947: “Investing”

Does this comic mean that xkcd now passes the Bechdel Test? (viewtopic.php?f=8&t=65510)
by Monotonius
Fri Aug 05, 2011 4:04 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Heart Disease
Replies: 1
Views: 944

Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Heart Disease

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vr-c8GeT34

What do you think about the idea that saturated fat does not cause heart disease?
by Monotonius
Thu Apr 28, 2011 4:12 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What made you feel incredibly stupid?
Replies: 551
Views: 63030

Re: What made you feel incredibly stupid?

Nintendo DS means Dual Screen. Well, it originally meant D eveloper's S ystem. "DS" was the nickname for the thing, much like "Dolphin" for the Gamecube and "Revolution" for the Wii. It was only after a bajillion people were like "ZOMG, it means Dual Screen!"...
by Monotonius
Sat Apr 23, 2011 1:42 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: XKCD.com's Alexa Ranking is Phi
Replies: 2
Views: 1196

Re: XKCD.com's Alexa Ranking is Phi

1000(phi)
by Monotonius
Fri Apr 22, 2011 5:23 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8671
Views: 1828211

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

by Monotonius
Fri Apr 22, 2011 5:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0889: "Turtles"
Replies: 207
Views: 60006

Re: 0889: Turtles

Kain wrote:
Aenh wrote:Yes you are! And you're sitting there! Hi, turtle!


http://img846.imageshack.us/i/turtleproximity.png/
by Monotonius
Mon Apr 26, 2010 5:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0732: "HDTV"
Replies: 222
Views: 78121

Re: "HDTV" Discussion

But on the subject of backwards-compataiblity-ass-hattery, it's 59.94fps, not 60fps. It's actually 60000/1001 fps. You set a precedent :lol: . I agree that higher frame-rates should be used more frequently, but it is true that 24 fps has different motion characteristics than 60 fps. The cheap look ...
by Monotonius
Sun Jan 31, 2010 12:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0695: "Spirit"
Replies: 337
Views: 220317

Re: "Spirit" Discussion

I can't believe nobody has mentioned Wallace and Gromit in "A Grand Day Out" yet.
by Monotonius
Wed Nov 04, 2009 5:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0658: "Orbitals"
Replies: 89
Views: 17498

0658: "Orbitals"

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/orbitals.png Title Text: And now someone drunk and hot stumbles in, one thing follows another, and the next roommate to return home sleeps in the hall lounge orbital. So I guess the pairs have opposite spins too, otherwise they would be the same person?
by Monotonius
Fri Oct 30, 2009 1:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0655: "Climbing"
Replies: 63
Views: 14731

Re: "Climbing" discussion

I was just thinking of using that effect for a video about a week ago.
by Monotonius
Fri Feb 20, 2009 2:52 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: What's your favorite element? and the one you hate the most?
Replies: 98
Views: 10031

Re: What's your favorite element? and the one you hate the most?

Ununoctium = noble solid

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