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by lsdigit
Tue Feb 07, 2012 6:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1013: "Wake Up Sheeple"
Replies: 165
Views: 39177

Re: 1013: "Wake Up Sheeple"

Oh, God, I can already see Wednesday's comic... Randall unites, in the same comic, Etymology Man and the Sheeple, and all xkcd fans worldwide will have hundreds of simultaneous orgasms until they burst into violent explosions of RANDALL IS SO AWESOME, and suddenly mankind has reached its peak. Well...
by lsdigit
Tue Feb 07, 2012 2:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0260: "The Glass Necklace"
Replies: 179
Views: 78949

Re: Re:

Natural Fulgerite, of course, is extremely rare, so i can understand why you might want to make it yourself. But Trinitite isn't as rare, it's far more interesting, and prettier, too. Yeah? It is harder to get to and potentially more dangerous once you have it. It has GOT to be easier to make a Ful...
by lsdigit
Tue Feb 07, 2012 1:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1013: "Wake Up Sheeple"
Replies: 165
Views: 39177

Re: 1013: "Wake Up Sheeple"

Hey! It's a stick-man comic. There are very few anatomically correct things here. Get over it. From what I remember being too precise with anatomy can get people riled right up. but it struck me as being incorrect immediately, sure a 10000 year old sheeple demon gets by just fine, but then my hair ...
by lsdigit
Tue Jan 31, 2012 6:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1009: "Sigh"
Replies: 111
Views: 39323

Re: 1009: "Sigh"

...When it comes to music, pop culture is an unknown and alien world to me. And I know I'm not alone, I see a growing number of people who grew tired of mainstream media. Some even completely threw out their TV, or only use it to hook up a console or mediaplayer. I'm not making that up, I know some...
by lsdigit
Thu Nov 03, 2011 3:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0971: "Alternative Literature"
Replies: 180
Views: 39112

Re: 0971: "Alternative Literature"

gmalivuk wrote:
KrytenKoro wrote:Maybe, just maybe, he's doing it for shits and giggles.
Which makes him a troll.

a well fed one at that.

and as for homeopathy, magic is magic.
by lsdigit
Fri Oct 01, 2010 5:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0800: "Beautiful Dream"
Replies: 116
Views: 31683

Re: "Beatiful Dream" discussion (#800)

Lovin' her bed hair. Honestly, I hope the bed-hair look becomes the next "in" look, because I really hate it that women spend hundreds of dollars on things we guys, well, me guy, honestly do not care about. But someone will screw it up and salons will charge $75 to make your hair look lik...
by lsdigit
Thu Sep 23, 2010 8:34 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0796: "Bad Ex"
Replies: 84
Views: 21080

Re: "Bad Ex" Discussion

Well, BHG is continuous, as is Megan. Don't forget "White Beret Guy", who is continuously inconsistent. It's not our fault, as readers, if Randall doesn't know how to write properly. Mustapha? did you use to date Randall? Did he break your heart? Was he a douchebag? a total douchebag? bec...
by lsdigit
Wed Sep 08, 2010 8:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0790: "Control"
Replies: 57
Views: 16727

Re: "Control" discussion (#790)

I see this as proof that Randle has never taken LSD. Nonsense. it certainly isn't the most common kind of reaction to have, but I have known one or two people who have had 'insect' trips (mostly about cockroaches) all it takes is a high enough dose, a little anxiety and one small misinterpreted sen...
by lsdigit
Thu Sep 02, 2010 5:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0787: "Orbiter"
Replies: 86
Views: 26024

Re: "Orbiter" discussion (#787)

"Occupied north Texas" is kind of unwieldy for a punchline, but the comic is overall good; and it made a good job of touching the Middle Eastern problem without making an ugly mess out of it. Who are you and what have you done with SirMustapha? seconded. for a minute or two I wondered whe...
by lsdigit
Thu Aug 26, 2010 11:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0784: "Falling Asleep"
Replies: 96
Views: 29107

Re: Falling Asleep discussion (784)

.... Sometimes there is just romance. Are you honestly suggesting that the alt-text was not supposed to be humourous?... ... yes, honestly. 1.there are plenty of xkcd's without a "Boom Boom" punchline 2.we know you (Mustapha) dislike most xkcd & possibly hate Randall, but you love the...
by lsdigit
Wed Aug 25, 2010 10:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0784: "Falling Asleep"
Replies: 96
Views: 29107

Re: Falling Asleep discussion (784)

mmmgh. Dark my ass, you people are looking for drama, dreams by their very nature have to be "non-intersecting" and i suspect the term was used to 'venn' it up, this is a case of people looking for a funny where there is no funny. Sometimes there is just romance. A webcomic of romance , sa...
by lsdigit
Fri Jul 23, 2010 3:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0770: "All the Girls"
Replies: 95
Views: 29356

Re: "All the Girls" 770

bert5412 wrote:guest comic by Joey Comeau? it's definitely his style.

yep, my faith in humanity dropped a fraction further, so you are probably right.
by lsdigit
Thu Jul 15, 2010 3:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0766: "Green Flash"
Replies: 82
Views: 24793

Re: "Green Flash" Discussion

If a technology is not practical without "better batteries", batteries are probably the wrong solution. ... That is horribly short-(sighted). If people thought like this we wouldn't have laptops or mobile phones - because batteries were certainly not up to running those devices until they...
by lsdigit
Thu Jul 15, 2010 2:06 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0766: "Green Flash"
Replies: 82
Views: 24793

Re: "Green Flash" Discussion

Dvandemon wrote:
wr3cktangle wrote:As a kid, I used to lay upside down on the slide and stare at the sun.
Today, I wear glasses.

ME too :o I just loved staring at the big color changing spot when I closed my eyes


Max Cohen from the movie PI also stared at the sun as a kid. things didn't turn out so well for that guy either.
by lsdigit
Thu Jul 15, 2010 2:01 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0721: "Flatland"
Replies: 125
Views: 50841

Re: "Flatland" Discussion

thanks to the power of the internet i found this

http://librivox.org/flatland-a-romance- ... tt-abbott/

I know, it is almost like the internet has supernatural powers or sumfing.
by lsdigit
Wed Jul 14, 2010 11:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0766: "Green Flash"
Replies: 82
Views: 24793

Re: "Green Flash" Discussion

...So the green flash must occur when all other light wavelengths have been defused by particles in the atmosphere. Which is strange, as I'm sure green light has a wavelength between red and blue, so surely it would also be dispersed by the atmosphere? Blue end of the visible spectrum has a wavelen...
by lsdigit
Wed Jul 14, 2010 9:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0765: "Dilution"
Replies: 211
Views: 51611

Re: "Dilution" Discussion

And even if water's conformation really did change, there is no way that could treat a disease. That doesn't make sense. Also, none of this lends any credence to the "like cures like" nonsense. oddly, as this is the comic that lands on the heels of the controversial 'Athropology' comic, t...
by lsdigit
Tue Jul 13, 2010 9:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0765: "Dilution"
Replies: 211
Views: 51611

Re: "Dilution" Discussion

All good anti-homeopathic discussion aside, no one has mentioned a very important aspect of the comic. Was this dilution to be administered orally, or vaginally? That the beauty of it being homeopathic: It doesn't matter! and with these two comments I gots to thinking...at the end of the day, no ma...
by lsdigit
Mon Jul 12, 2010 11:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0765: "Dilution"
Replies: 211
Views: 51611

Re: "Dilution" Discussion

If homeopaths made medical dramas: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqOAVCE_Z1c Man, how did I forget about this video? Love Mitchell and Webb. ditto, those guys are very funny... and for my two (decimal currency) cents, Randall summed up the entire situation by the usage of 'sham' in the alt-text, i...
by lsdigit
Thu Jul 08, 2010 8:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0762: "Analogies"
Replies: 144
Views: 26892

Re: "Analogies" Discussion

woah, all this torque about homophones is getting me 'hungry' anybody up for a 'sandwich'?
by lsdigit
Thu Jul 08, 2010 1:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0762: "Analogies"
Replies: 144
Views: 26892

Re: "Analogies" Discussion

...but really Aussies and Kiwis are essentially the same thing, but kiwis tend to love sheep more Maybe more than the mainland Australians, but certainly less than Tasmanians :shock: Ah, yes, Tasmania, or as we 'Mainlanders' like to call it, the Western Isle of N.Z. Australians know we are, and we ...
by lsdigit
Wed Jul 07, 2010 10:05 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0762: "Analogies"
Replies: 144
Views: 26892

Re: "Analogies" Discussion

If you're Australian, it is "colonisation." Or are you making a point? i was acculturating :P Most people in America wouldn't notice if Australia vanished from the face of the Earth. Everybody would notice the US going poof. hmmm which would cause more dancing in the streets, hmmmm hmmmmm...
by lsdigit
Wed Jul 07, 2010 5:42 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0227: "Colour Codes"
Replies: 51
Views: 22355

Re: "Colour Codes" Discussion

Beer'n Bourbon Rot Our Young Guts, But Vodka Goes Well. When i were learned the codes back in the day, we had an extremely racist mnemonic (Australia, it happened) then when the late 80/90's PC dogma hit we moved to an alcohol inspired mnemonic but now we apparnetly have an Binge drinking crisis (Au...
by lsdigit
Wed Jul 07, 2010 4:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0762: "Analogies"
Replies: 144
Views: 26892

Re: "Analogies" Discussion

. also you guys invented beavis and butthead, so dropping the u in colour is now forgiven 'heh heh') And you're complaining about MTV?... No, I did use the qualifier of 'sometimes' and well b&bh are not one of those times :P and look cultural colonization goes two ways after all we gave you AC/...
by lsdigit
Tue Jul 06, 2010 10:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0762: "Analogies"
Replies: 144
Views: 26892

Re: "Analogies" Discussion

The reason to pick on American English as a bastardisation is the reforms that took place in America with the express goal of making the language simpler... Some may call that a bastardization. I'd call it an improvement. Since language constantly evolves anyway, the major distinction is that it wa...
by lsdigit
Tue Jul 06, 2010 6:30 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0762: "Analogies"
Replies: 144
Views: 26892

Re: "Analogies" Discussion

- he's the reason why we dropped the 'K's from "publick", "musick", etc. and thus it is an acceptable form of punishment to beat about the brow (with a 1954 copy of Websters New Twentieth Century Dictionary) any fool who spells magic with the redundant 'k' as in magick...um, uh ...
by lsdigit
Mon Jul 05, 2010 4:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0762: "Analogies"
Replies: 144
Views: 26892

Re: "Analogies" Discussion

natey wrote:Oh my god! A vanishing television!


what yours doesn't? must be broke.
by lsdigit
Mon Jul 05, 2010 4:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0762: "Analogies"
Replies: 144
Views: 26892

Re: "Analogies" Discussion

and why is the girl making the sandwich? I thought the same thing. "Woman, make me a sammich" is what this smacks of! actually maybe it is a hidden pun, metaphor lunch!, geddit, she's making the food, so they 'metaphor lunch'. No. No. sorry. maybe they guys were just hinting at a threesom...
by lsdigit
Mon Jul 05, 2010 4:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0762: "Analogies"
Replies: 144
Views: 26892

Re: "Analogies" Discussion

Why does this one seem so familiar, almost like I have read it before.
by lsdigit
Mon Jul 05, 2010 2:48 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0752: "Phobia"
Replies: 90
Views: 25940

Re: "Phobia" discussion (#752)

wandering around xkcd and I find some further interesting precursors suggesting that perhaps sexual tension was the aim.

please read the second panel carefully. Image

this would make it somewhat a theme.
by lsdigit
Sun Jul 04, 2010 2:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0760: "Moria"
Replies: 113
Views: 26387

Re: "Moria" Discussion

The way I had it figured, Saruman wasn't industrializing for the sake of resources, he was polluting for the sake of destroying the environment... I understood it to be a for the mass manufacturing of weapons for his half breed orcs... "industrial wasteland surrounding Sauron's lair" from...
by lsdigit
Fri Jul 02, 2010 4:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0761: "DFS"
Replies: 77
Views: 20152

Re: "DFS" Discussion

Also Taipans are aggressive buggers.
by lsdigit
Fri Jul 02, 2010 4:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0008: "Red Spiders"
Replies: 11
Views: 4512

Re: "Red spiders" discussion (#8)

Darklord Xavez wrote:I think I'm just a bit too geeky. I made stats for these things in Dungeons and Dragons. Because everything needs a statblock!
-Xavez

and what are the stats?
by lsdigit
Fri Jul 02, 2010 3:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0760: "Moria"
Replies: 113
Views: 26387

Re: "Moria" Discussion

...However to think that Tolkien made use of the `engineering disaster causing widespread ecological impact' theme, and did so with the intention to draw comparison with similar issues in the real world is a litle far-fetched. I am going to hate myself for this... but Tolkein was certainly using th...
by lsdigit
Thu Jul 01, 2010 1:41 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0760: "Moria"
Replies: 113
Views: 26387

Re: "Moria" Discussion

and definitely on the rick astley observation...
by lsdigit
Thu Jul 01, 2010 12:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0760: "Moria"
Replies: 113
Views: 26387

Re: "Moria" Discussion

odd who would have thought so many geeks/nerds would have watched/read (for the 12th or more time)/RPG'd/LRPG'd/re-enacted any of the LOTR product lines within the last 24 hours, what are the chances that Randall worked out that if he made a LOTR reference the trainspotters over in the forum could n...
by lsdigit
Fri Jun 25, 2010 4:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0758: "Raptor Fences"
Replies: 72
Views: 16337

Re: "Raptor Fences" discussion (#758)

where do we keep the gene for extreme dwarfism anyway?
by lsdigit
Wed Jun 23, 2010 4:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0757: "Toot"
Replies: 103
Views: 23329

Re: "Toot" discussion (#757)

...And now even Randall is apparently perpetuating the myth that they only just came about or something. I dont see any reference to the origin, which seems to be in dispute over at wikipedia (which is where i went to find out what a vevu-thing-a-megig was sometimes there are blessings to being spo...
by lsdigit
Wed Jun 16, 2010 4:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0752: "Phobia"
Replies: 90
Views: 25940

Re: "Phobia" discussion (#752)

No, it is. If people don't hear you the umpteenth time around, either you're doing it wrong, or people just don't want to know. Get over it. Be creative and move on. Yeah, you are right, Also while you are at it Randall stop with the internet/math/chemistry/biology/nerd sniping/meme/technology (etc...
by lsdigit
Fri Jun 11, 2010 11:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0752: "Phobia"
Replies: 90
Views: 25940

Re: "Phobia" discussion (#752)

No, it is. If people don't hear you the umpteenth time around, either you're doing it wrong, or people just don't want to know. Get over it. Be creative and move on. Yeah, you are right, Also while you are at it Randall stop with the internet/math/chemistry/biology/nerd sniping/meme/technology (etc...

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