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by muntoo
Sun Aug 05, 2012 4:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1089:"Internal Monologue"
Replies: 89
Views: 24638

Re: 1089:"Internal Monologue"

"I really enjoyed it" is an objective statement about your subjective experience of it. It puts you on safe ground - about the only way someone could successfully challenge you on it is if you've previously said that you didn't enjoy it. "it was good" is a statement about its ob...
by muntoo
Thu May 31, 2012 12:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1052: “Every Major’s Terrible”
Replies: 240
Views: 64327

Re: 1052: “Every Major’s Terrible”

Kinda late, but the bane of Archaeology professors is actually spelled "ophiophobic".
by muntoo
Thu May 31, 2012 12:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1057: "Klout"
Replies: 84
Views: 45986

Re: 1057: "Klout"

@Naysayers:

Klout is destined to take over the world.

However, unlike Google, I suspect they will use that power for evil.
by muntoo
Mon Apr 16, 2012 5:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1043: “Ablogalypse”
Replies: 91
Views: 30753

Re: 1043: “Ablogalypse”

Maddox is behind all this.
by muntoo
Fri Apr 13, 2012 5:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1042: "Never"
Replies: 82
Views: 32354

Re: #1042: "Never"

I don't get it. (Assuming it's supposed to be funny. Or a reference of some sort.)
by muntoo
Mon Apr 02, 2012 5:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1037: "Umwelt"
Replies: 478
Views: 310011

Re: 1037(?): Umwelt

Randall, I love you, and your wonderful Alaska themed comic for my Google Chrome. So excellent. Also, once again, not something I thought was a known topic outside of alaska, you seem to have localized knowledge of these places you did these for. And I got the snake one in Safari. I'm a Mac Snow Le...
by muntoo
Tue Mar 27, 2012 4:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1034: "Share Buttons"
Replies: 82
Views: 30242

Re: 1034: "Share Buttons"

Poll.

Which 'Social Media' platform(s) do you use most?

(Sorry for the attention grab.)
by muntoo
Tue Mar 27, 2012 4:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1034: "Share Buttons"
Replies: 82
Views: 30242

Re: 1034: "Share Buttons"

busyba wrote:
SpringLoaded12 wrote:"The New Thing"? According to who?


Whom


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by muntoo
Mon Mar 12, 2012 8:16 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1028: "Communication"
Replies: 107
Views: 44802

Re: 1028: "Communication"

hah aha h ah ha lik ti s i f yuuuuuuuu lik ah ahahah a hahh a ha ITs sO ...TruEEEEE~!!!! eeee1!!!!!! u no how ppl... dont no how... to cmunicaaaaaatttt eeee??!??? srsly... whts teir prblm???? h uuuuhhHHH???? lik3 itssss sssooooo esy... 2 form coherent, logical, and thoughtful msgs... u nooooo???? A...
by muntoo
Sat Mar 10, 2012 12:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1027: "Pickup Artist"
Replies: 2030
Views: 272229

Re: 1027: Pickup Artist

It's great that you read XKCD like other people with even a shred of intelligence, but like most others, you probably understand only a few of the comics and have to go on the forums to 'get' them.

It's OK, you'll get better at understanding them as you grow older.
by muntoo
Wed Mar 07, 2012 9:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1026: "Compare and Concave"
Replies: 74
Views: 31485

Re: 1026: "Compare and Contrast"

Code: Select all

             ME        YOU
Rules        Yes       No
Pwns         Yes       No
Sucks        No       Yes
Dies         No       Yes
by muntoo
Mon Feb 20, 2012 6:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1019: "First Post"
Replies: 76
Views: 20929

Re: 1019: "First Post"

Last Post.

(That's what first came to my mind.)
by muntoo
Fri Feb 17, 2012 10:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1018: "Good Cop, Dadaist Cop"
Replies: 135
Views: 37795

Re: 1018: Good Cop, Dadaist Cop

I shall tell you all where the money is.

Abac usdo esn ot li efo ols.
by muntoo
Wed Feb 15, 2012 4:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1017: "Backwards in Time"
Replies: 75
Views: 20646

Re: 1017: "Backwards in Time"

Eva, can I stab bats in a cave?
Mr. Owl ate my metal worm.
Was it a rat I saw?
A nut for a jar of tuna.
Do geese see god?
Ma is as selfless as I am.
A Santa lived as a devil at NASA.
A man, a plan, a canal, Panama.

Dammit, I'm mad!
by muntoo
Thu Jan 26, 2012 3:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1007: "Sustainable"
Replies: 115
Views: 31362

Re: 1007: "Sustainable"

It saddens me to create a mental graph of the word 'like' from casual conversation. A trio of high school girls on public transport can reach an amazing 25% usage of 'like'. When I was in Grade 7, I was afflicted by the constant usage of 'like'. (Like, um... If that sentence makes sense, like, um, ...
by muntoo
Thu Jan 26, 2012 3:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1008: “Suckville”
Replies: 99
Views: 40142

Re: 1008: “Suckville”

YU-GI-OH! It is definitely not Yu-Gi-Oh! ⋅ There are piles of cards where the monsters would be. That makes no sense. ⋅ 4 monsters on each side, with only one spell on the field? Extremely doubtable, unless these guys were severe amatuers. ⋅ Decks are nowhere in sight....
by muntoo
Wed Jan 11, 2012 5:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1002: "Game AIs"
Replies: 251
Views: 106870

Re: 1002: "Game AIs"

Bunch of random thoughts going through my head: ⋅ I am watching Artificial Intelligence in English class. GOOMHR... ⋅ I don't think there are many World Champion matches against IBM Chess Supercomputers anymore... ⋅ Jeopardy is in the middle of "can beat" and ...
by muntoo
Mon Jan 09, 2012 5:34 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1001: "AAAAAA"
Replies: 92
Views: 22753

Re: 1001: "AAAAAA"

Comic #1000, you mean. :P
by muntoo
Sat Jan 07, 2012 11:21 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1000: "1000 Comics"
Replies: 147
Views: 49881

Re: 1000: "1000 Comics"

hlangeveld wrote:First figure I thought of to check for was Stallman and the katana.


Stallman is the blue guy in the first 0, 4:00 of this image.
by muntoo
Sat Jan 07, 2012 11:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1000: "1000 Comics"
Replies: 147
Views: 49881

Re: 1000: "1000 Comics"

what is your colour coding? I cannot work it out. green ones are ones from specific comics right? but what are the blue ones? Nope. The green ones are the [somewhat interesting] people doing something and the blue ones are... "special" (to me, anyways; they're the more recognizable XKCD f...
by muntoo
Fri Jan 06, 2012 8:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1000: "1000 Comics"
Replies: 147
Views: 49881

Re: 1000: "1000 Comics"

210 > 103 - 1



(BTW, this is reply #10, since the other replies contain 404s. ;))

Image

Removed your [math] tags, because it slows down browsers too much, so we generally keep it in Maths/Science subforums, where people are more patient
by muntoo
Wed Dec 21, 2011 7:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0993: "Brand Awareness"
Replies: 232
Views: 68373

Re: 0993: "Brand Awareness"

That is so much more readable.
by muntoo
Thu Nov 03, 2011 5:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0972: "November"
Replies: 131
Views: 55958

Re: 0972: "November"

What are you all talking about? What's so bad about 'being aware of your tongue'? :P It's just--... OH GOD NO.

NOOOOOOOO!!!
by muntoo
Fri Oct 28, 2011 6:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0969: "Delta-P"
Replies: 181
Views: 53025

Re: 0969: "Delta-P"

With the loss of gravity from free-falling and the slowing down of time dues to it being Narnia, it would pretty much be like Inception. I never understood how the lead child to venture into the wardrobe doesn't leave behind his/her siblings for years. (When the lead child is 'in Narnia', time woul...
by muntoo
Fri Oct 28, 2011 6:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0970: "The Important Field"
Replies: 136
Views: 40543

Re: 0970: "The Important Field"

Some web forms prevent you from copy & pasting stuff, like I do. Usually, if I have even enabled JavaScript in the first place, I will Inspect Element, remove the annoying JavaScript code, and paste my text into the form. (And very rarely will I remove the "password" from the HTML, so ...
by muntoo
Fri Oct 21, 2011 5:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0967: Prairie
Replies: 117
Views: 28806

Re: 0967: Prairie

Nice perspective. :)
by muntoo
Tue Oct 18, 2011 5:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0965: "Elements"
Replies: 161
Views: 39434

Re: 0965: "Elements"

I never watched the show, so I'm not exactly sure how this element bending works, but it seems to me that carbon benders would be pretty scary. Or anyone who can control any of the essential elements in the human body. That's one thing I never really got... Couldn't the water benders just bend the ...
by muntoo
Tue Oct 18, 2011 5:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0965: "Elements"
Replies: 161
Views: 39434

Re: 0965: "Elements"

The brilliant thing about Carbonbending is that you'd literally be able to pull diamonds out of thin air. How sad is it that I've actually considered what I would do with this ability before I saw this comic? So no mass killing sprees? I suppose as the dictator of the world, you would be able to or...
by muntoo
Tue Oct 18, 2011 3:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0965: "Elements"
Replies: 161
Views: 39434

Re: 0965: "Elements"

I am proud to say that I have been an Avatar fan since the first few episodes. :D ... And never once did I think it was 'too childish'. :P (I think I watched the 'premiere' on YTV, but I'm not too sure... it was years ago.) -- Hydrogen bending would be best if you aimed to take over the universe, an...
by muntoo
Mon Oct 10, 2011 7:56 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0962: "The Corliss Resolution"
Replies: 62
Views: 20021

Re: 0962: "The Corliss Resolution"

There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss. (Douglas Adams) The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss. Pick a nice day. The first part is easy. All it requires is simply the ability to throw you...
by muntoo
Wed Oct 05, 2011 6:11 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0960: "Subliminal"
Replies: 81
Views: 33863

Re: 0960: "Subliminal"

Arrow is highlighted. Source)

Personally, I didn't find this comic that funny.

More weird logos.
by muntoo
Thu Sep 22, 2011 5:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0954: "Chin-Up Bar"
Replies: 285
Views: 62612

Re: 0954: "Chin-Up Bar"

Ok... I normally enjoy your comics... so much so that I've got your RSS feed bookmarked and I obsessively check every Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday evening before going to bed... but this comic is downright outstanding. It's so good that I had to register for the forums to express how profoundly hi...
by muntoo
Thu Sep 22, 2011 5:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0954: "Chin-Up Bar"
Replies: 285
Views: 62612

Re: 0954: "Chin-Up Bar"

If BHG put it on the downwards escalator , at "tripping-level", he'd be able to create one of those football-pile-on-person thingies. Forgot what they were called (if they had a name). If BHG put it on the downwards escalator , at "chest-level" the 'pile-on' would be a bit more '...
by muntoo
Thu Jun 16, 2011 12:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0912: "Manual Override"
Replies: 104
Views: 27617

Re: 0912: "Manual Override"

webgrunt wrote:SirMustapha is actually Randall Munroe!


He's also [secretly] the guy behind XKCD sucks. Nothin' like a conflict to make things more interesting...
by muntoo
Fri Jun 10, 2011 4:31 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0910: "Permanence"
Replies: 121
Views: 33087

Re: 0910: "Permanence"

He should name it Robert'); DROP TABLE Students;--
by muntoo
Tue May 31, 2011 1:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0905: "Homeownership"
Replies: 84
Views: 20227

Re: 0905: "Homeownership"

I've had the same thought before. :)

(Unfortunately, I was not able to get a hold of a chainsaw.)
by muntoo
Fri May 27, 2011 8:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0904: "Sports"
Replies: 128
Views: 29240

Re: 904: "Sports"

Sometimes, I apply this to living... we're all numbers; what's the point?!

(Mathematicians would probably actually get really excited when they hear that statement. Life is Numbers - Coming Soon to a brain near you.)
by muntoo
Wed May 25, 2011 10:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0903: "Extended Mind"
Replies: 666
Views: 182501

Re: 0903: "Extended Mind"

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_software http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_program http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_software http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_program http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_software http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_program http://en.wikipedia....
by muntoo
Wed May 25, 2011 10:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0903: "Extended Mind"
Replies: 666
Views: 182501

Re: 0903: "Extended Mind"

It takes 15 clicks from Thermodynamic state to end up at Philosophy . ⋅ Thermodynamic state ⋅ Thermodynamics ⋅ Energy conversion ⋅ Energy ⋅ Physics ⋅ Natural science ⋅ Science ⋅ Knowledge ⋅ Fact ⋅ Inf...
by muntoo
Tue May 17, 2011 12:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0899: "Number Line"
Replies: 355
Views: 80370

Re: 899: "Number Line"

rho421 wrote:I feel like I'm really missing something by not understanding why 8 is the largest even prime...


If you tilt [imath]8[/imath] by [imath]90^{\circ}[/imath], you get [imath]\infty[/imath], which is the "largest number ever". [imath]8[/imath] is even. I'm not sure where the prime comes from...

----

P.S. [imath]2[/imath] is the only even prime.

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