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by shashwat986
Wed Nov 09, 2016 12:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1756: "I'm With Her"
Replies: 446
Views: 60058

Re: 1756: "I'm With Her"

PinkShinyRose wrote:Image
Title-text: We can do this.


Well, sheeeeeeet
by shashwat986
Mon Oct 12, 2015 4:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1589: "Frankenstein"
Replies: 103
Views: 12398

Re: 1589: "Frankenstein"

How dare you belittle years of effort by various organizations and the sacrifices made by countless families to put man on the moon! You MONSTER! ... wait.
by shashwat986
Fri Aug 30, 2013 10:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1258: First
Replies: 72
Views: 16661

Re: 1258: First

Last! WOO!
by shashwat986
Fri May 24, 2013 7:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1216: "Sticks and Stones"
Replies: 73
Views: 13474

Re: 1216: "Sticks and Stones"

Whoa! This.. this hurts me where I feel *manly sniff*
by shashwat986
Wed Apr 17, 2013 8:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1200: "Authorization"
Replies: 46
Views: 10402

Re: 1200: "Authorization"

Falls falt, feels as if written by someone tech-ignorant. What happens in a user account is that user's responsibility. What may cause trouble for other users, like installing potentially buggy drivers, requires admin privileges. How big potential troubles are doesn't enter the picture, just whom t...
by shashwat986
Mon Apr 01, 2013 8:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1193: Externalities
Replies: 505
Views: 124757

Re: 1193: Externalities

The forum word-changer is making this conversation seem very surreal.
by shashwat986
Fri Mar 29, 2013 9:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0917: "Hofstadter"
Replies: 127
Views: 54732

Re: 0917: "Hofstadter"

Oh me yarm! I JUST got it!
by shashwat986
Thu Mar 28, 2013 3:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443703

Re: 1190: "Time"

I think there is a point to this. The whole story of Time shows us the nature of the relationship of Cueball and Megan over time. I think the nature of that relationship has been hinted at in the past in various comics. I think if one were to go through the whole history of xkcd and find all the co...
by shashwat986
Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443703

Re: 1190: "Time"

I think there is a point to this. The whole story of Time shows us the nature of the relationship of Cueball and Megan over time. I think the nature of that relationship has been hinted at in the past in various comics. I think if one were to go through the whole history of xkcd and find all the co...
by shashwat986
Thu Mar 28, 2013 7:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443703

Re: 1190: "Time"

Image
by shashwat986
Wed Mar 27, 2013 8:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443703

Re: 1190: "Time"

Here's the new one. (I think)


Image

EDIT: Woo! Post 50!
by shashwat986
Wed Mar 27, 2013 8:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443703

Re: 1190: "Time"

Megaryuu wrote:Is this the most-viewed thread of all time? Currently at "251499".


The second-most viewed thread seems to be Umwelt at 160978
by shashwat986
Wed Mar 27, 2013 8:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443703

Re: 1190: "Time"

We've crossed 'Pickup Artist'!!!
by shashwat986
Wed Mar 27, 2013 8:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443703

Re: 1190: "Time"

1) Changing pixels at a time is something that can be automated. :( Randall doesn't need to do anything to keep this running. 2) Any checksum algo won't work to see if something changes, because 'something' will change every half hour. I think Randall's done this so the punch line he has in mind ke...
by shashwat986
Wed Mar 27, 2013 8:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443703

Re: 1190: "Time"

1) Changing pixels at a time is something that can be automated. :( Randall doesn't need to do anything to keep this running. 2) Any checksum algo won't work to see if something changes, because 'something' will change every half hour. I think Randall's done this so the punch line he has in mind kee...
by shashwat986
Tue Mar 26, 2013 2:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443703

Re: 1190: "Time"

This seems to be a HUGE castle! I wonder what's going to be on top?
by shashwat986
Tue Mar 26, 2013 6:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443703

Re: 1190: "Time"

This new picture makes me sad. I'm not extrapolating these images to Randall's life. I'm looking at them as they are. The others had a sense of 'alone together', kinda. They were sad, because the figures seemed a little disconnected. However now, I'm sad because she's alone, and she's continuing the...
by shashwat986
Mon Mar 25, 2013 3:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443703

Re: 1190: "Time"

Maybe because the water body in the far right reminds me of the first xkcd comic "barrel" about floating next to an unknown destination. It's kind of like Randall to loop the whole story around and that scares me. Wishing real hard that I am badly mistaken. One of those occasions when bei...
by shashwat986
Mon Mar 25, 2013 3:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443703

Re: 1190: "Time"

I literally called in a sick day just now. I would love for it to have a happy end, I wouldn't even mind getting trolled a little early for april fools. Maybe even a last image just saying "legendary" cue HIMYM/Barney reference . Just can't shake this gloomy feeling. Really hoping for a h...
by shashwat986
Mon Mar 25, 2013 11:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443703

Re: 1190: "Time"

by shashwat986
Mon Mar 25, 2013 10:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443703

Re: 1190: "Time"

The images have moved! from origin.images.xkcd to images.xkcd
by shashwat986
Mon Mar 25, 2013 9:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443703

Re: 1190: "Time"

cdxf6465 wrote:And how long has this text been on the front page:

Code: Select all

BTC 14FHqYSgAi39CEJksUJJsK8JzJzyqFpLVk


Looks to me like Randall is setting something up for this year's April 1.


That's apparently Randall's BitCoin address.
by shashwat986
Mon Mar 25, 2013 9:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443703

Re: 1190: "Time"

I while back I had written this AutoIt script to take screenshots of a given window every few seconds and keep checking if something changes. Time to run it, then...
by shashwat986
Mon Mar 25, 2013 9:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 104739
Views: 29443703

Re: 1190: "Time"

I refreshed the page after clearing the cache. It's gone back to image 1. Has that happened to someone else?
by shashwat986
Fri Feb 01, 2013 6:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1168: "Tar"
Replies: 158
Views: 34328

Re: 1168: Tar

$ tar --help

simple!

EDIT: Someone posted this before me -.-
by shashwat986
Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:58 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0023: "Short Answer Section II"
Replies: 80
Views: 16637

Re: What If 23: Short Answer Section II

I didn't get the answer to the "How much physical space does the internet take up? —Max L" question. How does 2 liters of storage space a second translate to one oil tanker? I mean, I may be interpreting this wrong, but Randall reached this conclusion in his second paragraph: If you have a...
by shashwat986
Wed Sep 19, 2012 11:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1110:"Click and Drag"
Replies: 595
Views: 639946

Re: 1110:"Click and Drag"

Why are 11s11e, 11s11w, 11n11w and 11n11e completely blank? The S ones are black, and the N ones are white. A rudimentary steganalysis reveals nothing. (Before anyone asks, the images exist, and it isn't just being filled in) I've hardly ever seen Randall add blank images for no reason, and the coo...
by shashwat986
Wed Sep 19, 2012 10:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1110:"Click and Drag"
Replies: 595
Views: 639946

Re: 1110:"Click and Drag"

Why are 11s11e, 11s11w, 11n11w and 11n11e completely blank? The S ones are black, and the N ones are white. A rudimentary steganalysis reveals nothing. (Before anyone asks, the images exist, and it isn't just being filled in) I've hardly ever seen Randall add blank images for no reason, and the coor...
by shashwat986
Wed Sep 05, 2012 1:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1104: "Feathers"
Replies: 50
Views: 15477

Re: 1104: "Feathers"

Isn't that black hat guy's girlfriend? If so is the kid their daughter?
by shashwat986
Wed Apr 25, 2012 12:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1047: "Approximations"
Replies: 159
Views: 58312

Re: 1047: "Approximations"

http://mrob.com/

Awesome page for people interested in RIES
by shashwat986
Mon Apr 09, 2012 10:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1040: "Lakes and Oceans"
Replies: 164
Views: 56869

Re: 1040: "Lakes and Oceans"

I'm not sure I get the door James Cameron opened reference. I can't find any article about an actual door, and I can't get what he's talking about otherwise. Hints?
by shashwat986
Wed Apr 04, 2012 8:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1038: "Fountain"
Replies: 78
Views: 17591

Re: 1038: "Fountain"

(Also, he's a stick figure, so it doesn't take too much force to lift him :D ) Oh! Wait! Is this like freshman physics? Stick figures have no thickness, and are not impacted by friction, air resistance, or any other physical process that applies force that changes with velocity... Not true: http://...
by shashwat986
Wed Mar 21, 2012 7:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1032: "Networking"
Replies: 123
Views: 32186

Re: 1032: "Networking"

Could someone help me pin down what exactly beret guy/gal's character represents? Is it innocence? Spontaneity? Absurdity? Has his/her personality evolved significantly over the course of the comic? I really never know what to expect when he/she shows up, and maybe that's the point, but I feel like...
by shashwat986
Fri Apr 22, 2011 4:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0889: "Turtles"
Replies: 207
Views: 47461

Re: 0889: Turtles

Is this Randall trying to Hypnotize us?
by shashwat986
Wed Mar 30, 2011 4:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0879: "Lamp"
Replies: 151
Views: 28999

Re: 0879: "Lamp"

Icalasari wrote:...I'm going to go ahead and pretend this comic never happened...


I totally agree. I'd have expected this from SMBC, not XKCD.
Still, I can't say it wasn't funny *snigger*
by shashwat986
Wed Mar 02, 2011 1:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0867: "Herpetology"
Replies: 72
Views: 16637

Re: 0867: "Herpetology"

Wait... so my raptor fences won't work?
by shashwat986
Fri Feb 11, 2011 5:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0859: "("
Replies: 216
Views: 47791

Re: 0859: "("

Covane wrote:Image
fixed*


THANK YOU!!!
by shashwat986
Fri Jan 28, 2011 6:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0853: "Consecutive Vowels"
Replies: 159
Views: 35101

Re: 0852: "Consecutive Vowels"

I'm not sure they're typos anymore... two for two can mean Randall's trying to send a message...
by shashwat986
Wed Jan 26, 2011 9:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0852: "Local g"
Replies: 159
Views: 33391

Re: 0852: "Local g"

The first time I read the comic, it was AWESOME....
Then I made the mistake of reading the forum. So, now the @$#%ed typo is all I see...
by shashwat986
Wed Jan 19, 2011 5:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0849: "Complex Conjugate"
Replies: 96
Views: 20040

Re: 0849: "Complex Conjugate"

AWESOME!!! A complex number is of the form a + ib where a and b are real number, and i=sqrt(-1) It's conjugate will be a - ib. If we multiply them together, we get: (a + ib)(a - ib) = a^2 + b^2 which is always real. Just thought I'd clear the air a bit. EDIT: Whoops... Seems I'm the second guy to ex...

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