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by Allenwr
Fri Jan 16, 2015 6:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1474: "Screws"
Replies: 96
Views: 40572

Re: 1474: "Screws"

Is there a functional difference between the flathead and the "uranium" one? The slot in a uranium screw goes all the way across. This allows it to be used with a wider variety of flathead screw drivers, which is helpful since it means you don't have to stand around getting exposed to the...
by Allenwr
Fri Sep 07, 2012 7:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1105: "License Plate"
Replies: 91
Views: 31001

Re: 1105: "License Plate"

I don't get the title text. Can anyone explain it please? She borrowed his car while he was vandalizing the library. Haha that's great. How many characters do american license plates have? Depends on the state. And the order of letters and numbers varies too. California, IIRC, has a higher-than-ave...
by Allenwr
Thu Sep 06, 2012 4:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1104: "Feathers"
Replies: 50
Views: 20285

Re: 1104: "Feathers"

I think the best thing about feathered dinos is that it stops them from feeling so distant, before, the closest thing we had to a dinosaur was probably a komodo dragon, which only looks like a dinosaur in a 1940s B-movie way. Now you just need to look at an Ostrich and think, "wow, dinosaurs r...

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