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by peewee_RotA
Fri Sep 20, 2013 5:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1267: "Mess"
Replies: 110
Views: 21052

Re: 1267: "Mess"

Most people I know are a lot neater than I am. There are plenty of guys I know who are a lot neater than your average (as in, other people comment on it, not just me). Saying that this is something only to do with women (though I accept that it may be something more easily seen in women who are tra...
by peewee_RotA
Fri Sep 20, 2013 4:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1267: "Mess"
Replies: 110
Views: 21052

Re: 1267: "Mess"

Original Comment: To anyone who is going to play the sexism card.. #1 GO TO HELL, NOBODY LIKES PC-DOUCHETARDS Translation: "I am aware that I've said something incredibly stupid and offensive and I'm going to pre-emptively attempt to defuse the situation by labelling anyone who wants to...
by peewee_RotA
Fri Sep 20, 2013 10:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1267: "Mess"
Replies: 110
Views: 21052

Re: 1267: "Mess"

I definitely got tired of hearing this conversation because it happens every day! It's insane. Especially if you ride in someone's car. Some married guy with no kids will have a pizza box in the back seat and apologize for it. You just say: "Wait till you have kids" with an evil smirk. ANY...
by peewee_RotA
Tue Sep 17, 2013 1:57 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-if 0005: "Robot Apocalypse"
Replies: 65
Views: 55103

Re: What-if 0005: Robot Apocalypse

Oh it's totally getting worse for us!

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2013/09 ... 33148.html
by peewee_RotA
Fri Sep 13, 2013 6:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1264: "Slideshow"
Replies: 79
Views: 23025

Re: 1264: "Slideshow"

I will never... want to browse a series of images... like this.


Right! I prefer to view still images that only change once per hour for which we have to create our own viewer in order to see in proper sequence.



(The sad part is that this is true for most of us)
by peewee_RotA
Thu Sep 12, 2013 2:46 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0062: "Falling With Helium"
Replies: 68
Views: 18007

Re: What-If 0062: "Falling With Helium"

Something has been bothering me about this, and a handful of other what ifs. The obvious is pointed out as if it were important to the conversation. OF COURSE PARACHUTES ARE MORE EFFECTIVE. We know that because we use them. If rapidly filling up a balloon were reasonable, we'd be doing it. We better...
by peewee_RotA
Mon Sep 09, 2013 11:15 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1262: "Unquote"
Replies: 100
Views: 19765

Re: 1262: "Unquote"

Unfortunately this as people discuss this comment the phrase "quote, unquote" will increase.
by peewee_RotA
Fri Sep 06, 2013 7:58 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1261: "Shake That"
Replies: 52
Views: 13963

Re: 1261: "Shake That"

This needs a disclaimer. "Shake what your mama gave you, unless she handed you your baby sister. Then you will be a murderer."
by peewee_RotA
Fri Aug 30, 2013 3:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1258: First
Replies: 72
Views: 21721

Re: 1258: First

by peewee_RotA
Fri Aug 30, 2013 2:56 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: SAVE THE MUTTON CHOPS!
Replies: 9
Views: 3872

Re: SAVE THE MUTTON CHOPS!

He totally didn't make it, but he got over 500 before the deadline. That's an insane number considering. hahaha
by peewee_RotA
Thu Aug 29, 2013 7:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: SAVE THE MUTTON CHOPS!
Replies: 9
Views: 3872

Re: SAVE THE MUTTON CHOPS!

Dear god he should shave that off. Best response yet is a share: In the course of human endevors. A challenge arises to each generation. Be it war, famine, or the implementation of a designated hitter rule. The fact remains the same. We (the good guys) must rally around the flag. The flag of Truth,...
by peewee_RotA
Thu Aug 29, 2013 6:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: SAVE THE MUTTON CHOPS!
Replies: 9
Views: 3872

SAVE THE MUTTON CHOPS!

(Warning: This is a shameless plug to get a bunch of ratings boosts on a social networking site) My friend needs to make 1000 +1's on Google+ or else he will have to shave off his mutton chops. If you've ever seen a stereotypical character with mutton chops.. THIS IS THE GUY! Just look at him! Wide ...
by peewee_RotA
Thu Aug 29, 2013 5:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1257: "Monster"
Replies: 84
Views: 19300

Re: 1257: "Monster"

So the monster is now deader than a doornail? :) A sci-fi alien race that's barely more alive than doornails... Has potential. Yes it did. I've written a role playing game where you fight off a sci-fi/horror monster with whatever resources that you have around. My favorite monster so far is making ...
by peewee_RotA
Wed Aug 28, 2013 3:19 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1257: "Monster"
Replies: 84
Views: 19300

Re: 1257: "Monster"

pkcommando wrote:
jay35 wrote:So the monster is now deader than a doornail? :)

But before they killed it, they had to hit it w/ enough tranquilizer to knock out 3 elephants.

But we ended up with a death toll as high as the latest tsunami.
by peewee_RotA
Tue Aug 27, 2013 11:10 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-if 0060: "Signs of Life"
Replies: 71
Views: 38272

Re: What-if 0060: "Signs of Life"

There's an image without title text? THE END IS NEAR!!! AHHHH!!!
by peewee_RotA
Fri Aug 23, 2013 11:23 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1254: "Preferred Chat System"
Replies: 48
Views: 13718

Re: 1254: "Preferred Chat System"

PinkShinyRose wrote:
skeptical scientist wrote:I am totally going to use this to troll people. Anyone know where I can get a carrier pigeon?


From the intended recipient I think. They need to grow up at their destination. Magically influenced owls are a much better means to troll people.


Like this? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTxlh65Pe14
by peewee_RotA
Thu Aug 22, 2013 3:56 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1254: "Preferred Chat System"
Replies: 48
Views: 13718

Re: 1254: "Preferred Chat System"

Moose Anus wrote:
peewee_RotA wrote:
Moose Anus wrote:ICQ guys. Why is it so hard to use ICQ?


Moose Anus, what happens when you click on this link?
I see Bond.


How about this one?
by peewee_RotA
Wed Aug 21, 2013 3:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1254: "Preferred Chat System"
Replies: 48
Views: 13718

Re: 1254: "Preferred Chat System"

Moose Anus wrote:ICQ guys. Why is it so hard to use ICQ?


Moose Anus, what happens when you click on this link?
by peewee_RotA
Wed Aug 21, 2013 2:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1254: "Preferred Chat System"
Replies: 48
Views: 13718

Re: 1254: "Preferred Chat System"

The other side of that conversation is approximately how it's been working for me since Google rolled out the new universal-hangouts. I think the guy that decided to do that should "hangout" by his toes in some dank dungeon somewhere. Not only did they make it very difficult to start hang...
by peewee_RotA
Wed Aug 21, 2013 1:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1254: "Preferred Chat System"
Replies: 48
Views: 13718

Re: 1254: "Preferred Chat System"

Immediately after, his baby brother is stolen and placed in a magical labrynth.
by peewee_RotA
Tue Aug 20, 2013 5:08 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0059: "Updating a Printed Wikipedia"
Replies: 34
Views: 28523

Re: What-If 0059: "Updating a Printed Wikipedia"

Is sharpie the one and only manufacturer of markers in the USA? I'm used to calling it a 'marker', not the company that makes them (actually I say 'stift' or 'markeerstift' but you get the idea). <snip> In America we tend to use a brand's name in place of a product name when one brand has a large m...
by peewee_RotA
Tue Aug 20, 2013 11:57 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0059: "Updating a Printed Wikipedia"
Replies: 34
Views: 28523

Re: What-If 0059: "Updating a Printed Wikipedia"

There was nothing in the original question that forced him to use inkjet printers. It was fun to see the figures on it, but leaving off on a note that he'll have to switch to laser without exploring it further was just lame. Especially the number of times that a question is altered to randomly fit i...
by peewee_RotA
Tue Aug 06, 2013 2:22 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0057: "Dropping a Mountain"
Replies: 61
Views: 19351

Re: What-If 0057: "Dropping a Mountain"

That impact calculator is fun. Epsecially when it doesn't work

You can create impact craters that are wider and deeper than the diameter of the earth.

I hit the earth with a meteor 1000 times bigger than the sun. It only slightly shifted the earth's axis.
by peewee_RotA
Fri Aug 02, 2013 7:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107242
Views: 50221963

Re: 1190: "Time"

thanks for the warm welcome-backing
by peewee_RotA
Thu Aug 01, 2013 7:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107242
Views: 50221963

Re: 1190: "Time"

My delayed end anger has subsided.. and the former blasphemy anger also... While skimming through the wiki, I noticed that there is A TON of content to go on. I have a universal role playing system, aptly named "Timeless"... I'm so working on a setting supplement! https://plus.google.com/u...
by peewee_RotA
Thu Aug 01, 2013 6:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107242
Views: 50221963

Re: 1190: "Time"

I've just read the Blasphemy of the Newpage and Centapage time measurements. These were rejected by the early church as they are not constant, the only constant being TimeFrames! (Which wasn't so constant after-all)

WE WERE FOUNDED IN SCIENCE! :evil:
by peewee_RotA
Tue Jul 30, 2013 11:34 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0056: "Restraining an Airplane"
Replies: 39
Views: 19650

Re: What-If 0056: "Restraining an Airplane"

Mythbusters actually tackled both concepts here. The first to discuss is the human hair rope. It comes from relatively short strands braided together. The strength of the hairs themselves are relatively meaningless because the joints are the failure point. They did a lot of braiding and were able to...
by peewee_RotA
Wed Jul 24, 2013 7:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1242: "Scary Names"
Replies: 111
Views: 28708

Re: 1242: "Scary Names"

Found the Look Around You episode

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2k9JwGpm1w
by peewee_RotA
Tue Jul 09, 2013 5:26 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0053: "Drain the Oceans"
Replies: 121
Views: 75705

Re: What-If 0053: "Drain the Oceans"

rhomboidal wrote:I can't WAIT to play the updated version of Risk.


WIN!
by peewee_RotA
Tue Jul 09, 2013 5:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1235: "Settled"
Replies: 233
Views: 40230

Re: 1235: "Settled"

bigjeff5 wrote:it's a shaved honey badger


Woah, watch the language. There are kids around.
by peewee_RotA
Tue Jul 09, 2013 4:16 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0053: "Drain the Oceans"
Replies: 121
Views: 75705

Re: What-If 0053: "Drain the Oceans"

It would actually take hundreds of thousands of years for the ocean to drain. Umm ... what am I missing? A rate of 1cm/day should only take 275 years to drop 1km. Should it be a thousand years (hundreds of thousands of days)? Should I rush home and fill the bathtub, this instant? It says less than ...
by peewee_RotA
Tue Jul 09, 2013 3:22 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0053: "Drain the Oceans"
Replies: 121
Views: 75705

Re: What-If 0053: "Drain the Oceans"

I prefer to call south netherlands the nether regions.
by peewee_RotA
Tue Jul 09, 2013 2:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1235: "Settled"
Replies: 233
Views: 40230

Re: 1235: "Settled"

What the ubiquity of cameras does is eliminate the cases of "I swear to God that I saw it, even though I don't have a picture or any evidence besides my own words". Anything that can be seen by the eye, and that hangs around for enough time (20 seconds?) to be photographed, and that doesn...
by peewee_RotA
Mon Jul 08, 2013 5:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1235: "Settled"
Replies: 233
Views: 40230

Re: 1235: "Settled"

... Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence, but negative evidence is - and the onus is on the believers to produce the evidence to support their extraordinary claims rather than on the skeptics to provide evidence that these things don't exist - any more than to disprove the existence of th...
by peewee_RotA
Mon Jul 08, 2013 3:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1235: "Settled"
Replies: 233
Views: 40230

Re: 1235: "Settled"

"Well, we've really only settled the question of ghosts that emit or reflect visible light. Or move objects around. Or make any kind of sound."

...that exist in the United States.

But that ALSO covers all of the examples from Ghost Busters
by peewee_RotA
Mon Jul 01, 2013 12:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1232: "Realistic Criteria"
Replies: 104
Views: 22515

Re: 1232: "Realistic Criteria"

"Depends on how long it takes me to distribute my mind control nanobots"
"Huh?"
"Nothing, here, take this pill"
...
"Ok!"
by peewee_RotA
Sat Jun 29, 2013 11:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1231: "Habitable Zone"
Replies: 51
Views: 13690

Re: 1231: "Habitable Zone"

Depending on which part of the path you put the mirror..

"OH MY GOD! A GIANT EYE!"
by peewee_RotA
Fri Jun 28, 2013 2:31 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0051: "Free Fall"
Replies: 29
Views: 15462

Re: What-If 0051: "Free Fall"

Regarding the cotton candy landing.

The Mythbusters definitely touched on that
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qoful50H9Cw


In this episode they go over a lot of materials and their viability for breaking a fall.
by peewee_RotA
Fri Jun 28, 2013 2:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1231: "Habitable Zone"
Replies: 51
Views: 13690

Re: 1231: "Habitable Zone"

No Tauday references?

I question Randall's dedication to trendy math topics.
http://tauday.com/
by peewee_RotA
Mon Jun 24, 2013 12:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1229: "Screensaver"
Replies: 51
Views: 18921

Re: 1229:Screensaver

There wouldn't need to be much changed to make a flying toaster register on the light gun
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Light_gun ... al_targets

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