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by j-beda
Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1902: "State Borders"
Replies: 61
Views: 12921

Re: 1902: "State Borders"

dtobias wrote:They didn't address Point Roberts, WA, another quirky place that ought to be given to Canada.


Hear, hear.
by j-beda
Wed Mar 30, 2016 2:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1662: "Jack and Jill"
Replies: 106
Views: 24087

Re: 1662: "Jack and Jill"

"Me and Jack are going..." could be rephrased as "Me is going and Jack is also going..." to more clearly highlight the subject/predicate/object mismatch. While it might be true that "English is as English does", the majority of native english speakers would say "Ja...
by j-beda
Thu Jul 16, 2015 3:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Get Randall to use patreon so I can give him money.
Replies: 6
Views: 13822

Re: Get Randall to use patreon so I can give him money.

Frankly, he doesn't really need the money. If you want to give away money, there are people who are much more in need. http://www.givedirectly.org/ Interesting thought. I also came to see if I could find a Patreon link to send Randall some money on a reguarl basis, but would be fine with some recur...
by j-beda
Tue Apr 26, 2011 1:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0890: "Etymology"
Replies: 170
Views: 29486

Re: 0890: Etymology

Ben: "Still, even a duck has to be taught to swim." Luke: "What's a duck?" Ben: "Never mind" -From the novelization of Episode IV, copyright 1976. Oh that's from the book! I have always had a memory of some "duck out of water" type of quote from Ben on Tatoin...
by j-beda
Fri Apr 23, 2010 6:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0731: "Desert Island"
Replies: 119
Views: 28971

Re: "Desert Island" Discussion

And with that, I recognize it: I Am The Very Model Of A Modern Major General. I was reminded of "These are a few of my Favorite Things" from "The Sound of Music" - but I don't think it fits perfectly. Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens Bright copper kettles and warm wool...
by j-beda
Wed Dec 02, 2009 10:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0670: "Spinal Tap Amps"
Replies: 110
Views: 31471

Re: "Spinal Tap Amps" Discussion

http://www.fender.com/products/search.php?partno=8140500000 looks like fender beat you to it guys. It goes to 12. Well, fuck that, we're going to 15! From http://www.theonion.com/content/node/33930, " Fuck Everything, We're Doing Five Blades By James M. Kilts CEO and President, The Gillette Co...

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