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by BakaToTheFuture
Tue Apr 07, 2015 11:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1508: “Operating Systems”
Replies: 83
Views: 19955

Re: 1508: “beehives”

There's an iMac in my parents' basement running Apple's classic OS (I think it's OS 9). It hasn't worked reliably in well over a decade -- by which I mean that it steadfastly refuses to power on at all. But, sometimes, it will spontaneously boot (complete with distinctive startup chord) as they go a...
by BakaToTheFuture
Tue Nov 18, 2014 3:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1448: "Question"
Replies: 44
Views: 16381

Re: 1448: "Question"

I was so unbelievably thrilled when I got this joke. I just read this story a week or so ago. What's that called when you are introduced to a concept or story and then start to see it, or references to it more often? (Not necessarily because it actually IS appearing more often) Wiki pegs it as the ...
by BakaToTheFuture
Mon Nov 17, 2014 9:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1448: "Question"
Replies: 44
Views: 16381

Re: 1448: "Question"

I read this story for the first time just last night. Is my life a strain in one of Randall's petri dishes?

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