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by aldld
Wed Mar 02, 2011 5:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0867: "Herpetology"
Replies: 72
Views: 20499

Re: 0867: "Herpetology"

Who else thought herpetology had something to do with herpes?

On a side note, I bet derpetology would be an awesome field!
by aldld
Fri Dec 24, 2010 8:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0838 : "Incident"
Replies: 59
Views: 16631

Re: 0838 : "Incident"

Santa Claus appears to be a different species from the other characters.
by aldld
Fri Oct 22, 2010 4:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0809: "Los Alamos"
Replies: 181
Views: 48691

Re: 0809: Los Alamos

uiri wrote:I may be mistaken, but I don't think there was anyone named Steve on the Manhattan Project.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:M ... ect_people

No Steves there.
by aldld
Fri Oct 22, 2010 4:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0809: "Los Alamos"
Replies: 181
Views: 48691

Re: 0809: Los Alamos

I think the guy on the right is Richard Feynman. Something about the hair p.s. HI GLASNT That's also what I thought at first. Definitely Feynman. soh-cah-toa/coh-sah-toa would be a reference to what ranges trig functions are positive in? Or am I misplacing the reference? Because I've never heard th...
by aldld
Sun Jun 13, 2010 3:03 pm UTC
Forum: The Help Desk
Topic: Client wants to edit webpage
Replies: 3
Views: 728

Re: Client wants to edit webpage

Can you not store the page contents in a database? That way you can create a backend page to let your client insert their own content.

Using a database for one page only might be a bit much, though.
by aldld
Sun Jun 13, 2010 2:45 pm UTC
Forum: Hardware
Topic: What to do with assorted hardware?
Replies: 13
Views: 1513

Re: What to do with assorted hardware?

If I just had some hardware like that, and no ideas to experiment with, I would probably just donate it to something like FreeGeek.
by aldld
Sun Jun 13, 2010 2:32 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: How does one finish high school at 10?
Replies: 55
Views: 8900

Re: How does one finish high school at 10?

Kaiyas wrote:My guess is homeschooling.


If that is the case, then who gets to decide if they can finish high school at 10?
by aldld
Sat Jun 12, 2010 12:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0752: "Phobia"
Replies: 90
Views: 25922

Re: "Phobia" discussion (#752)

Okay. Now that I am reading it again today, and I am actually alert, I can finally say that I completely understand what is going on in this comic ;)
by aldld
Fri Jun 11, 2010 3:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0752: "Phobia"
Replies: 90
Views: 25922

Re: "Phobia" discussion (#751)

It's probably because I really feel like sleeping right now, and that I didn't quite fully read it, but I don't entirely get it.

I'll have to make sure I come back in the morning to read this over again.
by aldld
Mon Apr 19, 2010 4:40 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0729: "Laser Pointer"
Replies: 107
Views: 25366

Re: "Laser Pointer" Discussion

stsguitar23 wrote:I'll be right back. I have to go get some paper and glue to give that cat a caption

I take it you've already run out of staples?
by aldld
Mon Mar 22, 2010 4:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0717: "Furtive"
Replies: 108
Views: 30426

Re: "Furtive" Discussion

Woah! With clothes like that, he could almost look like a real person!
by aldld
Thu Mar 04, 2010 3:17 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Anagram of RANDALL MUNROE
Replies: 15
Views: 2797

Re: Anagram of RANDALL MUNROE

Hmm. An anagram of my name is antenna by rice.
by aldld
Mon Mar 01, 2010 6:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0708: "Sex Dice"
Replies: 93
Views: 36843

Re: "Sex Dice" discusion

I saw this strip and thought "What the hell?"
by aldld
Wed Dec 30, 2009 5:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0682: "Force"
Replies: 61
Views: 21394

Re: "Force" Discussion

I remember the first time I ever clicked "Random Article" on Wikipedia, and that was actually the first article that showed up! Of course that made me laugh even harder.
by aldld
Wed Dec 16, 2009 5:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0676: "Abstraction"
Replies: 88
Views: 21270

Re: "Abstraction" Discussion

This makes me feel like I don't appreciate my computer enough.

Maybe I'll get it a little gift for Christmas.
by aldld
Wed Dec 02, 2009 5:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0670: "Spinal Tap Amps"
Replies: 110
Views: 32130

Re: "Spinal Tap Amps" Discussion

So... Is Randall going to be looking for an amp or something?
by aldld
Mon Nov 23, 2009 5:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0666: "Silent Hammer"
Replies: 113
Views: 26624

Re: "Silent Hammer" Discussion

When I saw the title of this comic, at first I thought it would be about MC Hammer.

But, the stealth carpentry thing was pretty cool, too!
by aldld
Fri Nov 20, 2009 5:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0665: "Prudence"
Replies: 123
Views: 37544

Re: "Prudence" Discussion

This comic was lost on me. I've never read or watched chronicles of Narnia, so I thought the faun was Satan I have read some of it, and I also thought the same thing at first, until I noticed the beard. (The devil isn't supposed to have a beard, is he?) Anyway, the background in the last panel is p...
by aldld
Fri Oct 30, 2009 4:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0656: "October 30th"
Replies: 62
Views: 16289

Re: "October 30th" Discussion

At first I saw the word "Doc", and for a second I thought he might be wearing some sort of black and white Cory Doctorow costume.
by aldld
Mon Oct 26, 2009 4:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0654: "Nachos"
Replies: 96
Views: 26327

Re: "Nachos" Discussion

94 Errors, 22 warning(s) when validating as HTML 4.01 Transitional!
Wasn't this valid XHTML1.1 before?

Randall, you should be ashamed of yourself. I guess that's what you have to do, though, to get the full GeoCities "experience".
by aldld
Mon Oct 12, 2009 4:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0648: "Fall Foliage"
Replies: 85
Views: 17444

Re: "Fall Foliage" Discussion

If he used photoshop, you would be able to tell. The reflections would be all wrong.
by aldld
Fri Oct 09, 2009 4:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0647: "Scary"
Replies: 271
Views: 58954

Re: "Scary" Discussion

Did Randall get some new pens, or something?
by aldld
Thu Oct 08, 2009 6:14 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Best *nix Desktop Environment/Window Manager/whatever
Replies: 243
Views: 49441

Re: Best *nix Desktop Environment/Window Manager/whatever

I use Gnome right now, though I've been thinking of trying something else, like Xfce.

I have tried KDE and I hated it. Somehow, it felt a bit to "windowsy".
by aldld
Wed Oct 07, 2009 5:12 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0646: "Conversations"
Replies: 83
Views: 18930

Re: "Conversations" Discussion

eviloatmeal wrote:Comic needs more Hans Rosling.

Everything needs more Hans Rosling.
by aldld
Mon Oct 05, 2009 4:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0645: "RPS"
Replies: 185
Views: 51631

Re: "RPS" Discussion

Took me a while to get this one. That must mean that it's good!

Also, I do like sausages :)
by aldld
Wed Sep 16, 2009 4:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0637: "Scribblenauts"
Replies: 108
Views: 24948

Re: "Scribblenauts" Discussion

This game seems pretty cool. I'll have to add 'buy a DS' to my list of things to do.
by aldld
Thu Sep 10, 2009 4:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0634: "Date"
Replies: 102
Views: 18989

Re: "Date" Discussion

blubloblu wrote:Anyone else really perturbed by the rounded corners of the panel?


Yes! I noticed that too! I even went back a few to make sure that it wasn't always like this.
by aldld
Tue Sep 08, 2009 3:55 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Omegle Bingo
Replies: 40
Views: 6533

Re: Omegle Bingo

krazykate wrote:
aldld wrote:Somebody said 'nalrus wipples'. Does that count?

Post the conversation and we'll decide.

Well, I asked him/her to say "walrus nipples", so I guess that doesn't count anyway. :(
by aldld
Sun Sep 06, 2009 7:42 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Omegle Bingo
Replies: 40
Views: 6533

Re: Omegle Bingo

Somebody said 'nalrus wipples'. Does that count?
by aldld
Sat Aug 15, 2009 6:53 am UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Typing code
Replies: 26
Views: 4178

Re: Typing code

I usually use the normal touch-typing position, except with a few fingers of my right hand positioned a bit closer to the brackets and parentheses. Sometimes my riht hand is also over HJKL for use in Vim.
by aldld
Mon Jun 29, 2009 4:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0603: "Idiocracy"
Replies: 573
Views: 127463

Re: "Idiocracy" Discussion

Have we seen this hat guy before?
by aldld
Fri Jun 19, 2009 6:46 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: weirdest foods you (or someone you saw) ever ate
Replies: 73
Views: 17494

Re: weirdest foods you (or someone you saw) ever ate

A peanut butter sandwich soaked in Gatorade
by aldld
Fri Jun 19, 2009 5:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0599: "Apocalypse"
Replies: 158
Views: 57169

Re: "Apocalypse" Discussion

It took me a while to get this...
by aldld
Thu Jun 18, 2009 3:49 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Soda War
Replies: 204
Views: 49475

Re: Soda War

I prefer Pepsi over Coke. I'm not sure why, though.
by aldld
Thu Jun 18, 2009 3:32 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Favorite drink
Replies: 80
Views: 7366

Re: Favorite drink

1. A&W root beer
2. Water
3. Tea

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