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by NiteClerk
Fri Oct 28, 2011 2:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0970: "The Important Field"
Replies: 136
Views: 40322

Re: 0970: "The Important Field"

Great strip. I had to read it a couple of times before I got it. For some reason this reminds me of when President Reagan had Libya bombed in 1986. We accidentally hit the French embassy. One of the reasons given was that we didn't know that address was for the French Embassy. Over the next few days...
by NiteClerk
Wed Oct 19, 2011 3:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0966: "Jet Fuel"
Replies: 168
Views: 40218

Re: 0966: "Jet Fuel"

This sounds like something out of the "If I Was an Evil Overlord" list. You keep spreading crackpot theories. Then when someone tries to spread the news about your true evil plot to achieve world domination, it gets lost in the background noise of rumors.
by NiteClerk
Wed Sep 14, 2011 5:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0951: "Working"
Replies: 165
Views: 35270

Re: 0951: "Working"

A different point of view: My neighborhood gas station is sometimes (but not often) 5 cents higher than the big box on the corner of the highway. I buy about 20 U.S. gallons per week for my truck. So what if I spend an extra $1 per week? That's $52 per year. Big deal. The family who owns the local s...
by NiteClerk
Wed Sep 14, 2011 4:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0951: "Working"
Replies: 165
Views: 35270

Re: 0951: "Working"

I use about 20 gallons (U.S.) per week in my truck. Suppose my local gas station is 5 cents higher than someone else. That cost me $1 per week, or $52 per year. Big deal. The owner of my local station gave $50,000 to my kids school during a fund drive once. Plus the family that owns it keeps it clea...

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