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by OneLess
Fri Mar 07, 2008 6:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0393: "Ultimate Game"
Replies: 165
Views: 44865

Re: Ultimate Game

Best tribute I've seen so far. I've never played D&D, but RIP Gary.
by OneLess
Wed Mar 05, 2008 7:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0392: "Making Rules"
Replies: 157
Views: 26615

Re: Making Rules

I must try this...
by OneLess
Mon Mar 03, 2008 6:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0391: "Anti-Mindvirus"
Replies: 377
Views: 82787

Re: "Anti-Mindvirus" Discussion

Robin S wrote:
dragoneye1589 wrote:the game cannot be won even if XKCD says it is so.
Unless, of course, the Game is a lie.

Much like the cake, or so I've heard.
by OneLess
Mon Feb 25, 2008 5:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0388: "Fuck Grapefruit"
Replies: 412
Views: 97719

Re: "Fuck Grapefruit" Discussion

IronyandParadox wrote:Why does everyone else like bananas? They're so mushy! They ought to be much farther down than that.

Because they are truly God's fruit:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4yBvvGi_2A

For the record, Ray Comfort is a git.
by OneLess
Mon Feb 25, 2008 5:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0388: "Fuck Grapefruit"
Replies: 412
Views: 97719

Re: "Fuck Grapefruit" Discussion

I'm going to Godwin this right off the bat :)

If this had the same axes as the political compass, pineapples would be Stalin and seedless grapes would be Hitler.
by OneLess
Wed Feb 20, 2008 6:53 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0386: "Duty Calls"
Replies: 202
Views: 68850

Re: "Duty Calls" Discussion

Hmmm this reminds me that one of my professors today used the word "duty" and I immaturely chuckled a bit to myself.
by OneLess
Fri Feb 15, 2008 8:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0384: "The Drake Equation"
Replies: 117
Views: 27969

Re: "The Drake Equation" Discussion

covidiu wrote:There was this theory (I don't know who came up with it) that a society that reaches about the level of sofistication the human society is at, will inevitably destroy itself in some sort of nuclear (or other type of) cataclism.

I think that was the second-to-last chapter of every Carl Sagan book.
by OneLess
Wed Feb 13, 2008 5:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0383: "Helping"
Replies: 358
Views: 105848

Re: "Helping.png" Discussion

mudge wrote:Dammit, now emo crap is taking over XKCD.

Recognizing that life sucks sometimes != emo
by OneLess
Wed Feb 13, 2008 5:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0383: "Helping"
Replies: 358
Views: 105848

Re: "Helping.png" Discussion

That room looks about as featureless and depressing as my dorm room. I spent like $20 on posters so I wouldn't think I was in jail :|
by OneLess
Mon Feb 11, 2008 5:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0382: "Trebuchet"
Replies: 103
Views: 24008

Re: Trebuchet

Argh, this comic has to come out when I don't have the money for either a trebuchet or a kilowatt laser? Curse thee, Mr. Munroe!
by OneLess
Fri Feb 01, 2008 6:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0378: "Real Programmers"
Replies: 201
Views: 57816

Re: Real Programmers Discussion

Heh, reminds me of the Yorkshiremen sketch from Monty Python :) "Right. Real Programmers had to get up in the morning at ten o'clock at night, half an hour before they went to bed, eat a lump of cold poison, work twenty-nine hours a day down mill, and pay the mill owner for permission to come t...
by OneLess
Wed Jan 30, 2008 9:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0377: "Journal 2"
Replies: 346
Views: 54445

Re: "Journal 2" Discussion

He didn't have some sort of security device to keep the hat from being stolen? I line the outside of all of mine with razor wire. Maybe the security system just kicks in after the hat is stolen for extra classhole-ness...
by OneLess
Mon Jan 28, 2008 6:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0376: "Bug"
Replies: 97
Views: 35470

Re: 'Bug' discussion

Ha, my friend was just talking about this last week because his professor had been talking about it in a comp. sci. class :)

All hail the hive mind!
by OneLess
Fri Jan 25, 2008 6:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0375: "Pod Bay Doors"
Replies: 123
Views: 38328

Re: "Pod Bay Doors" Discussion

I haven't played Portal, but I shudder to think of HAL (or even the Bungie AIs from Halo or Marathon) having a girlfriend :!:
by OneLess
Wed Jan 23, 2008 10:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0374: "Journal"
Replies: 178
Views: 33096

Re: Journal Discussion

Robin S wrote:
OneLess wrote:Post in the intro thread or we'll cut yer balls off! 8)
No longer true. Also, please don't double-post. :)

In that case, it was an intentional joke ;)

And sorry for the double post, I'm used to another forum where a quick double post like that just tacks it onto the end of the first post.
by OneLess
Wed Jan 23, 2008 5:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0374: "Journal"
Replies: 178
Views: 33096

Re: Journal Discussion

LastOfLancas wrote:I have one thing to say:
"Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind"

Also, hello everybody.. I am LastOfLancas..

Post in the intro thread or we'll cut yer balls off! 8)
by OneLess
Wed Jan 23, 2008 5:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0374: "Journal"
Replies: 178
Views: 33096

Re: Journal Discussion

This comic just totally wrecked the quasi-romantic mood I was in.

That being said, it's funny as hell :)
by OneLess
Mon Jan 21, 2008 5:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0373: "The Data So Far"
Replies: 243
Views: 43122

Re: The Data So Far Discussion

And the axes aren't even straight lines! What's up with that?!
by OneLess
Mon Jan 21, 2008 5:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0373: "The Data So Far"
Replies: 243
Views: 43122

Re: The Data So Far Discussion

You know they're discontinuing the Randi Million Dollar Challenge? Too many nutjobs and deluded fools were applying for it and it got to be too much work. Apparently people were even (I kid you not) forgetting to fill out the forms to be sent in, except for their names. And I don't know if anyone el...
by OneLess
Fri Jan 18, 2008 7:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0372: "To Be Wanted"
Replies: 143
Views: 24815

Re: To Be Wanted Discussion

Is that person sitting in front of the computer guy a ninja? I'm thinking ninja or Adam Savage with long hair pulled back in a biker ponytail gone wrong.
by OneLess
Sat Jan 12, 2008 7:27 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The ultimate geek store
Replies: 39
Views: 4912

Re: The ultimate geek store

Instead of a stock boy, I'd have a crawler :)
by OneLess
Fri Jan 11, 2008 7:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0369: "Dangers"
Replies: 283
Views: 72227

Re: "Dangers" discussion

freak gasoline fight was good for 216, but then who didn't already know that it was dangerous to get into fights with freak gasoline. Probably very few people, since the ones who don't generally die in explosions involving ORANGE MOCHA FRAPUCINOOOOOOOS! ^By the way, not a Rick Roll, it's a link to ...
by OneLess
Fri Jan 11, 2008 6:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0369: "Dangers"
Replies: 283
Views: 72227

Re: "Dangers" discussion

Five minutes of this yielded this fairly bizarre "did you mean" from Google when I tried "died in a vcr accident" and made a typo:

Image
by OneLess
Wed Jan 09, 2008 6:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0368: "Bass"
Replies: 132
Views: 37256

Re: "Bass" discussion

I remember there was a Batman cartoon when I was like 10 where the villain had a device that canceled out all sound in the immediate area. I'm not sure exactly how that enabled him to do dastardly deeds (maybe blow up a bank vault without making noise or something) but it was a lot less satisfying t...
by OneLess
Sun Jan 06, 2008 9:12 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Miscellaneous Science Questions
Replies: 2958
Views: 719809

Re: Common Questions

OneLess wrote:-(Conventional) airplanes cannot take off from a treadmill :)

Okay, better scientific fact: I'm an idiot.
by OneLess
Fri Jan 04, 2008 8:41 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Miscellaneous Science Questions
Replies: 2958
Views: 719809

Re: Common Questions

{Edited by OneLess to remove idiocy.}
by OneLess
Fri Jan 04, 2008 7:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0366: "Your Mom"
Replies: 125
Views: 28858

Re: Your Mom discussion

I like "that's what she said" in response to something irrelevant. "What time are you getting here?" "That's what she said!" *Confused silence.* That's always a good way to shut up the 12 year olds in Halo matchmaking parties when you don't feel like muting them. "...
by OneLess
Mon Dec 31, 2007 8:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0364: "Responsible Behavior"
Replies: 79
Views: 24713

Re: "Responsible Behavior" Discussion

tradiuz wrote:Remember to practice safe hex.

Damn youuuuuuu!
by OneLess
Fri Dec 28, 2007 5:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0363: "Reset"
Replies: 133
Views: 34202

Re: "Reset" Discussion

The two comics 38 days ago were Diet Coke + Mentos and Brick Archway :)
by OneLess
Mon Dec 24, 2007 5:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0361: "Christmas Back Home"
Replies: 115
Views: 17006

Re: 'Christmas Back Home' discussion

Once again, massive win from xkcd. I've been going to bed around 4am over winter break and somehow my parents think that's odd.

I also just got Halo 3 and have pleasantly discovered that the high-pitched 12 year olds are rarely on at that hour :)
by OneLess
Fri Dec 21, 2007 2:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0360: "Writers Strike"
Replies: 125
Views: 22951

Re: "Writers Strike" Discussion

This writers' strike is having many unexpected effects. It seems to have resulted in the absence of an apostrophe in "writers' strike" in this cartoon. :twisted: It doesn't necessarily need an apostrophe. For example, "a firemen strike" rather than "a firemen's strike"...
by OneLess
Mon Dec 10, 2007 7:55 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: CNN Republican YouTube Debate
Replies: 13
Views: 2271

Re: CNN Republican YouTube Debate

I'm going to have to watch it just for entertainment value. At this point, it's almost amazing to me that Huckabee is in the top 50 candidates, much less in the top 4. This is a man who, while governor, congratulated Canada on restoring its National Igloo. On television. The college where he got his...
by OneLess
Mon Dec 10, 2007 7:37 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Where can I see the curvature of the Earth?
Replies: 24
Views: 4669

Re: Where can I see the curvature of the Earth?

Unless it was just an effect of the camera lens, there was a photo recently on Digg taken from the top of Mount Everest that showed the curvature of the Earth.
by OneLess
Mon Dec 03, 2007 8:38 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0352: "Far Away"
Replies: 233
Views: 31758

Re: "Far Away" Discussion

JPJ007 wrote:Is it bad that the first thing I thought of is "Why the !@#$ is he using the official AIM client?"

I thought that first too, but in my head it was more like "Nurrrr, not Pidgin! Me smash!"
by OneLess
Sun Nov 18, 2007 7:01 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Wishful thinking
Replies: 18
Views: 2133

Re: Wishful thinking

I often find that palaeontology is often slightly more immune to this problem. Since the story is then just some copy-pasted words in order to print a picture of a dinosaur and a dinosaur skeleton, which people like. Consider yourself lucky- when aeronautical engineers get into the news, it's usual...
by OneLess
Mon Nov 12, 2007 5:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0341: "1337: Part 1"
Replies: 89
Views: 22089

Re: "1337: Part 1" Discussion

Reminds me of this bash.org quote: (Mootar) morons. (Mootar) these people who live in my apartment complex are connected to my wireless (Mootar) they must think they're super-cool hackers by breaking into my completely unsecure network (Mootar) unfortunatly, the connection works both ways (Mootar) l...
by OneLess
Mon Nov 05, 2007 5:22 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: I propose the abolishment of the /s unit
Replies: 41
Views: 6601

Re: I propose the abolishment of the /s unit

parsonsb wrote:imagine 9.8 meterhertz^2 as the acceleration due to gravity

Except that the way you wrote it, it'd be a joule per kilogram:

(m/s)^2

which is why meter per second-squared works better.

Me no like arbitrary unit changes unless it helps me solve a real problem :evil:
by OneLess
Sat Nov 03, 2007 8:41 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: How to mass a pencil
Replies: 49
Views: 10928

Re: How to mass a pencil

LoopQuantumGravity wrote:Fire is always the answer!

You say that as though it isn't true...
by OneLess
Sat Nov 03, 2007 7:12 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: How to mass a pencil
Replies: 49
Views: 10928

Re: How to mass a pencil

Can you use a thermometer?
by OneLess
Fri Nov 02, 2007 10:32 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Bright comet visible now - Comet Holmes
Replies: 7
Views: 1878

Re: Bright comet visible now - Comet Holmes

Funny story about this...I was walking back from the library the other night and happened to remember that the comet was supposed to be in the the sky roughly in the direction I was walking, so I stopped to kind of pick up my bearings. I remember from somewhere that a clenched fist is roughly 10 deg...

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