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by Abecedarius
Mon Mar 25, 2013 4:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107466
Views: 53136752

Re: 1190: "Time"

What is it with folks who read so much into each comic and assume that every tilt of a stick figure's head means Randall is dying or the world is about to be destroyed by a rogue planet passing through our solar system. I swear this is at least the fifth time that the XKCD series is coming to an en...
by Abecedarius
Mon Feb 18, 2013 6:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1175:"Moving Sidewalks"
Replies: 78
Views: 22324

Re: 1175:"Moving Sidewalks"

I think I could spend hours just stepping on and of conveyor belts moving at various speeds...in Portal 2.
That would be awesome.
by Abecedarius
Mon Dec 03, 2012 5:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1142: "Coverage"
Replies: 62
Views: 19405

Re: 1142: "Coverage"

Here's some info on Faraday cages from Wikipedia: "A Faraday cage or Faraday shield is an enclosure formed by conducting material or by a mesh of such material. Such an enclosure blocks external static and non-static electric fields." I don't get the pun myself, though I can see there's su...
by Abecedarius
Thu Aug 19, 2010 8:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0781: "Ahead Stop"
Replies: 171
Views: 39431

Re: "Ahead Stop" discussion (#781)

"They actually started the reversed-text practice in 1973 -- not for ease-of-reading reasons, but because too many people were driving backward down the highway blasting the Star Wars opening theme." Wait, they started the reversed-text because people were using it like the Star Wars intro...

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