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by Shoaler
Wed Mar 15, 2017 4:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1811: "Best-Tasting Colors"
Replies: 117
Views: 27476

Re: 1811: "Best-Tasting Colors"

Who's that tripping over my bridge?
by Shoaler
Wed Feb 24, 2016 5:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1647: Diacritics
Replies: 82
Views: 11723

Re: 1647: Diacritics

On the subject of the title text, does anybody else pronounce forte (in this context) with one syllable? I do, but then again I can never bring myself to ask for "a panini" either. > implying that forte is a loanword from French as opposed to Italian? I had the same thing with segue , whi...
by Shoaler
Mon Aug 03, 2015 9:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1559: "Driving"
Replies: 142
Views: 21645

Re: 1559: "Driving"

GTA 2020 CE
by Shoaler
Mon Jun 08, 2015 12:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1535: "Words for Pets"
Replies: 40
Views: 13030

Re: 1535: "Words for Pets"

or some tender strokes for throwing the purring switch) All "tender strokes" seem to do with my tabby is deploy the bear-trap protocol. Except that this bear trap doesn't just close on the unfortunate extremity; It also rakes the extremity with razor knives. And pulling out of the trap is...
by Shoaler
Fri May 29, 2015 9:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1531: "The BDLPSWDKS Effect"
Replies: 45
Views: 15712

Re: 1531: "The BDLPSWDKS Effect"

Dick: What possessed you to yell fire when you fell in this vat of liquid chocolate? There was no fire. You were in the chocolate and you yelled fire! That's pretty ridicules if you ask me.
Tom: Why I yelled fire because no one would save me if I yelled CHOCOLATE!!

Smothers Brothers, 1964
by Shoaler
Mon Aug 04, 2014 8:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1403: "Thesis Defense"
Replies: 52
Views: 19918

Re: 1403: "Thesis Defense"

Perhaps if the candidate were leaping over a shark...
by Shoaler
Thu Oct 31, 2013 12:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1284: "Improved Keyboard"
Replies: 102
Views: 20766

Re: 1284: "Improved Keyboard"

Suffice to say that this has almost nothing to do with keyboards and everything to do with the support one can expect for unknown "free" hardware and software when things go wrong.
by Shoaler
Wed Jan 23, 2013 1:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1164: "Home Alone"
Replies: 34
Views: 9836

Re: 1164: "Home Alone"

Not funny. There are parents who do things like this to their children.
by Shoaler
Mon Jan 14, 2013 5:11 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1160: "Drop Those Pounds"
Replies: 67
Views: 14595

Re: 1160: "Drop Those Pounds"

cantab314 wrote:The pound is a unit of mass. "Since 1 July 1959, the international avoirdupois pound has been defined as exactly 0.45359237 kg."


On the moon?
by Shoaler
Fri Oct 19, 2012 2:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1123: "The Universal Label"
Replies: 114
Views: 23073

Re: 1123: "The Universal Label"

If you want anything very complex, you're going to need a supernova.
by Shoaler
Wed Sep 12, 2012 12:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1107: "Sports Cheat Sheet"
Replies: 178
Views: 36500

Re: 1107: "Sports Cheat Sheet"

It's a humorous statement about how the US and the rest of the world differ in sports, but an area chart for the US would be more interesting.

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