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by cout
Wed Apr 01, 2015 7:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1506: "xkcloud"
Replies: 101
Views: 23413

Re: 1506: "xkcloud"

Anyone else notice that the image background is grey, but if you use the eraser then it's white?
by cout
Mon Dec 09, 2013 12:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1301: "File Extensions"
Replies: 102
Views: 21557

Re: 1301: "File Extensions"

Glaringly missing: .ps.gz

(which should be at the top of the list)
by cout
Wed Apr 10, 2013 3:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105823
Views: 34486600

Re: 1190: "Time"

Latent22 wrote:Looks like she is doing a wall to block off the rising water. It's going to have to be strong to hold back anything...


Perhaps.

Or perhaps that's a container of sea water and she's going to pour it into the water purification device she's been building.
by cout
Tue Apr 09, 2013 2:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105823
Views: 34486600

Re: 1190: "Time"

I wonder where black hat guy has been all this time.
by cout
Sat Apr 06, 2013 3:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105823
Views: 34486600

Re: 1190: "Time"

I don't understand why Cueball hasn't grown any facial hair and we haven't seen him shave in weeks.
by cout
Tue Apr 02, 2013 3:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105823
Views: 34486600

Re: 1190: "Time"

My best guess is they are going to play Scorched Earth.
by cout
Wed Aug 29, 2012 4:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1101: "Sketchiness"
Replies: 168
Views: 25125

Re: 1101: "Sketchiness"

What about "fungus"?
by cout
Mon Sep 13, 2010 2:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0792: "Password Reuse"
Replies: 187
Views: 79989

Re: "Password Reuse" Discussion (#792)

1. Is this comic self-referential? I wonder how many passwords to the forums on xkcd.com are reused on other forums. (Please Randall, don't go logging into my account on the chrysler forums talking about how great fords are) 2. I too am curious what happened in March 1997. Theroies already posted ar...
by cout
Sun Aug 22, 2010 2:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0781: "Ahead Stop"
Replies: 171
Views: 33052

Re: "Ahead Stop" discussion (#781)

Eternal Density wrote:The one I'm most familiar with is:
LANE
ONE
FORM


THE HEAD
FORM
AND I'LL
by cout
Sun Aug 22, 2010 2:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0781: "Ahead Stop"
Replies: 171
Views: 33052

Re: "Ahead Stop" discussion (#781)

I'm always caught off guard whenever I see:

HUMP
SPEED

And by the time I realize this isn't a sexual reference I already have all four wheels in the air and am about to hit the ground.
by cout
Tue Oct 27, 2009 2:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0651: "Bag Check"
Replies: 206
Views: 45894

Re: "Bag Check" Discussion

TriangleChair wrote:You know in 1998 or so, I went on a plane and being young I was allowed to sit in the pilot seat and mess around with the steering thingy.

Think I'd have a chance of that now? :D


Do you like movies about gladiators?
by cout
Mon Oct 19, 2009 2:40 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Stephen Jay Gould vs Richard Dawkins: The Darwinian Wars
Replies: 93
Views: 19713

Re: Stephen Jay Gould vs Richard Dawkins: The Darwinian Wars

recurve boy wrote:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Jay_Gould#Nonoverlapping_Magisteria_.28NOMA.29

So that is what that's called. I never knew the concept had a name. I agree, crock.


The concept is much older than Gould:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siger_of_Brabant
by cout
Mon Oct 19, 2009 2:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0651: "Bag Check"
Replies: 206
Views: 45894

Re: "Bag Check" Discussion

quadmaster wrote:Also, wouldn't it suck if someone hijacked a plane in the next few days with a laptop bomb? Do you think Randal would go to jail?


Likely all his songs would be banned on all Clearchannel Communications stations.
by cout
Mon Oct 19, 2009 2:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0651: "Bag Check"
Replies: 206
Views: 45894

Re: "Bag Check" Discussion

atrain wrote:Liquids are just the flavor of the month...


If you can't take liquids into the terminal, you are more likely to buy liquids there. Follow the money.

I'm tempted to subvert the system by filling my water bottle at the water fountain, but I'm too lazy.

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