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by Gammarad
Tue Apr 24, 2018 4:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1984: "Misinterpretation"
Replies: 45
Views: 14355

Re: 1984: "Misinterpretation"

YTPrenewed wrote:Is there any one-word equivalent of "either misinterpreted or misrepresented" that doesn't imply any assumptions about which it was?


Not exactly, but you could try "mistranslated" for that.
by Gammarad
Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1917: "How to Make Friends"
Replies: 35
Views: 9076

Re: 1917: "How to Make Friends"

I have a mild bit of faceblindness too. I have recently become higher profile at work and dozens of people know my name now who I have no idea who they are. They say hello in such a friendly way. It's giving me the heebie jeebies.
by Gammarad
Fri Nov 17, 2017 6:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1917: "How to Make Friends"
Replies: 35
Views: 9076

Re: 1917: "How to Make Friends"

How you make friends is kind of like how you get a job or a romantic partner. Have some positive attributes, not too many negative attributes, and happen across a person who wants a friend (or employee or romantic partner) and who appreciates your positive attributes and doesn't mind your negative o...
by Gammarad
Wed Mar 01, 2017 5:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1804: "Video Content"
Replies: 64
Views: 13088

Re: 1804: "Video Content"

Interestingly, younger people are actually the ones who prefer video as a source of news least, and most prefer reading their news.

At least according to fairly recent Pew research:

http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/20 ... ding-news/
by Gammarad
Sat Apr 02, 2016 1:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1663: "Garden"
Replies: 673
Views: 172698

Re: 1663: ???

Now it says:

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by Gammarad
Mon Mar 15, 2010 7:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0714: "Porn For Women"
Replies: 298
Views: 67111

Re: Porn For Women

Well, it's been so long since I posted here that I forgot my username/password/email address I used and so on. So I got a new one, hope I can remember it this time :) After reading the thread here and the comic, I feel as though no one 'gets' the 'Porn for women' joke at all, at least, not the way I...

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