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by HoopleDoople
Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2165: "Millennials"
Replies: 36
Views: 4360

Re: 2165: "Millennials"

Randall should get off his prescriptivist horse. Right now millennial just means anyone young in my circles, with a possible backformed etymology that it means anyone born this millennium. (Which, by the way, started in 2000 because the first millennium took 999 years.) I bet that by 2032 we'll be ...
by HoopleDoople
Wed Sep 02, 2015 10:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1572: "xkcd Survey"
Replies: 366
Views: 131773

Re: 1572: "xkcd Survey"

What's a really popular food that you don't like? - Listeria Name the first five animals you can think of - ManBearPig, Lambda Lambda Lambda, Rob Schneider, Frank Oz, Reverse Giraffe What's the weather like where you are right now? - Raining spiders What word can you never seem to spell on the firs...
by HoopleDoople
Fri Feb 27, 2015 3:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1492: "Dress color"
Replies: 362
Views: 62484

Re: 1492: "Dress color"

When I saw the original pictures I had no prompts and assumed the colors were blue and brown. The darker part I can see how the lighting makes the color ambiguous between black, brown, and gold (particularly at the top part of the dress) - had I been given the color pair prompts I would have likely ...
by HoopleDoople
Fri Dec 27, 2013 7:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1309: "Infinite Scrolling"
Replies: 54
Views: 20099

Re: 1309: "Infinite Scrolling"

I wish all web pages that use infinite scrolling would do the following: 1) Include a button to convert to a paged form 2) Indicate where each new page starts and give the page number 3) Have a "jump to page" feature Without these features infinite scrolling web pages might as well be sing...
by HoopleDoople
Mon Sep 23, 2013 6:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1268: "Alternate Universe"
Replies: 200
Views: 34133

Re: 1268: "Alternate Universe"

From Wikipedia's page on Lobster: In North America, the American lobster did not achieve popularity until the mid-19th century, when New Yorkers and Bostonians developed a taste for it, and commercial lobster fisheries only flourished after the development of the lobster smack,[23] a custom-made boa...

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