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Mon Nov 09, 2009 5:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0660: "Sympathy"
Replies: 95
Views: 19009

Re: "Sympathy" Discussion

This reminds me of the time someone told me that they had recently lost their Grand-daughter and my first instinct was to ask them if they checked they last place the remembered having her. Thank God the filter worked for once. I can't even imagine what would have happen if that thought had gotten ...
Sun Sep 27, 2009 8:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0641: "Free"
Replies: 168
Views: 43312

Re: "Free" Discussion

Whoever just did this:
http://www.translationparty.com/#4482731

Awesome!
Wed Sep 16, 2009 4:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0637: "Scribblenauts"
Replies: 108
Views: 25040

Re: "Scribblenauts" Discussion

Damn it! I've been absolutely immersed in Dissidia lately, and now this comes out! This might actually get me to buy a DS...
Thu Sep 10, 2009 7:38 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Annoying words, and Words You Hate
Replies: 1994
Views: 494866

Re: Annoying words, and Words You Hate

The word "tinkle" makes me want to do horribly atrocious things to anyone who says it who has reached the age of five! Also, any use of two adverbs acting upon the same word (very quickly, happily stupidly, etc). People using these word combinations should be crushed to death in an automot...
Wed Aug 26, 2009 6:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0628: "Psychic"
Replies: 186
Views: 49286

Re: "Psychic" Discussion

Here is another good one that's worked for me both times I've tried it. Pick a numbrer between 1-10 Multiply it by 9 Add the two digits together and subtract 5. Think of a letter that corresponds to that number: 1=A, 2=B, 3=C, etc. Think of the name of a country that starts with that letter. Take t...
Wed Aug 26, 2009 5:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0627: "Tech Support Cheat Sheet"
Replies: 182
Views: 56465

Re: "Tech Support Cheat Sheet" Discussion

And then there was the case of an acquaintance who sorted the files in the win directory by filetype from the folders they were in into folders that matched their extensions (not subfolders of the previous folders) ... I feel your pain! My father used to go through the %systemroot%\system32 directo...
Wed Aug 26, 2009 5:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0627: "Tech Support Cheat Sheet"
Replies: 182
Views: 56465

Re: "Tech Support Cheat Sheet" Discussion

Should probably mention that this has been duly printed out and pinned to my wall! Thinking of adding it to our IT FAQ page too...
Wed Aug 26, 2009 5:12 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Random bitstream! (000zerozero000000zero)
Replies: 1950
Views: 242743

Re: Random bitstream! (000zerozero000000zero)

This is entirely too cool not to do!

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Tue May 19, 2009 5:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0585: "Outreach"
Replies: 119
Views: 36621

Re: "Outreach" Discussion

Figures that after I saw this I went on to read about a Megawatt laser project , with an idea even more terrifying and hilarious than flying sharks: "We almost forgot to mention the obvious FEL cranial-mount application for sharks. The great problem here, apart from likely weight and waterproof...

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