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by eviloatmeal
Mon Jan 04, 2016 2:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1624: 2016
Replies: 82
Views: 13767

Re: 1624: 2016

dp2 wrote:There's not another way to refer to the decade

Then how do you refer to any other decade? Just say "eighteen-noughties" or "eighteen-zeroes" like you would for any other century.
by eviloatmeal
Mon Jan 04, 2016 1:22 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1615: "Red Car"
Replies: 73
Views: 13947

Re: 1615: "Red Car"

Quizatzhaderac wrote:of course the pop version of Freudian psychology somehow manages to make it much stupider.

"Sometimes a penis is just a penis." (As opposed to a cigar substitute he liked to stick in his mouth.)
by eviloatmeal
Mon Jan 04, 2016 1:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1624: 2016
Replies: 82
Views: 13767

Re: 1624: 2016

orthogon wrote:I believe CharlieP is implying that "the 1800s" refers to the decade 1800-1809

Yes. It's very clever. So clever, in fact, the 2000s called, and they want their joke back.
by eviloatmeal
Mon Jan 04, 2016 1:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1623: "2016 Conversation Guide"
Replies: 94
Views: 19713

Re: 1623: "2016 Conversation Guide"

Spoiler:
Image
Aerocar.

It flies. It's a road legal car. Flying car.

Or this, if you prefer something more contemporary:

Spoiler:
Image
by eviloatmeal
Mon Jan 04, 2016 12:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1624: 2016
Replies: 82
Views: 13767

Re: 1624: 2016

CharlieP wrote:They'd be at least 206 years old!

How so? 1899 was 117 or so years ago, so they'd be at least... 116? Which is not absurd. There have been older people.[1] They are dead now.[2]
by eviloatmeal
Mon Jan 04, 2016 9:49 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Mornington Crescent
Replies: 2654
Views: 242234

Re: Mornington Crescent

Echo244 wrote:Holborn

You can't right now.

According to the 2001 revision:
[Holborn station is open] only during Monday to Friday peak hours and Saturday morning and early afternoons. The Saturday service was withdrawn in June 1962.
by eviloatmeal
Mon Jan 04, 2016 9:42 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Strange but false
Replies: 544
Views: 59487

Re: Strange but false

Most of the traffic served by social media service Twitter happens between private accounts. About 88% of tweets are only ever seen by private accounts and their approved followers.
by eviloatmeal
Mon Jan 04, 2016 8:52 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1619: Watson Medical Algorithm
Replies: 55
Views: 12730

Re: 1619: Watson Medical Algorithm

It's only if you interpret "being told what to do" to include "responding to external events that lack intention in accordance with natural laws" that it applies to physical computers (and to everything else...) if ndef { if processor.hasMoth() { while (processor.temp <= process...
by eviloatmeal
Mon Jan 04, 2016 8:36 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Avoid a symbol 'twixt "d" and "f"
Replies: 249
Views: 35418

Re: Avoid a symbol 'twixt "d" and "f"

I would concur in this situation with Lazar, and not with that guy whom naming would not satisfy said laws of our sub-community. That occurring symbol in said tag is not part of what Lazar is communicating, but simply a by-product of how his writing is shown.
by eviloatmeal
Wed Dec 23, 2015 12:22 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Guess the Next (Movie) Poster
Replies: 75
Views: 10316

Re: Guess the Next (Movie) Poster

Image
Sorry, no Clint Eastwood here.

Spoiler:
Star Wars?
by eviloatmeal
Wed Dec 23, 2015 11:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1620: "Christmas Settings"
Replies: 36
Views: 8795

Re: 1620: "Christmas Settings"

Santa enters houses through: [BARKING] [HISSING] [LIGHTSABER NOISES] [FLUENT ENGLISH] [SWEARING]
by eviloatmeal
Wed Dec 23, 2015 11:38 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Incredible Changing Sentence
Replies: 5621
Views: 604700

Re: The Incredible Changing Sentence

Because, Lizzie The Flash, has ovulated; logically though my platinum dog knew that the Swollen Gooseberry they then create is definitely dirty fanfiction, sir.
by eviloatmeal
Wed Dec 23, 2015 11:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1619: Watson Medical Algorithm
Replies: 55
Views: 12730

Re: 1619: Watson Medical Algorithm

I assumed it was a blood sample ... but considering the rest of the chart, it seems more likely that the procedure is to extract all the blood. It just says to draw blood. draw blood phrase of draw 1. Cause someone to bleed, especially in the course of a fight. "the blow drew blood from the co...
by eviloatmeal
Fri Dec 11, 2015 9:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1615: "Red Car"
Replies: 73
Views: 13947

Re: 1615: "Red Car"

Envelope Generator wrote:That guy only draws a comic strip to overcompensate for his tragic penis.

That guy only draws stick figures to compensate for his girthy member.
by eviloatmeal
Fri Dec 11, 2015 8:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1615: "Red Car"
Replies: 73
Views: 13947

1615: "Red Car"

Image
Title text: "That guy only drives an alkaline car to overcompensate for his highly acidic penis."

That guy only drives a red car so it doesn't blueshift out of the visible spectrum when driving toward an observer.
by eviloatmeal
Thu Dec 10, 2015 8:55 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Avoid a symbol 'twixt "d" and "f"
Replies: 249
Views: 35418

Re: Avoid a symbol 'twixt "d" and "f"

Abruptly, Winston got to writing in total panic, only half conscious of what was put down. His small but childish handwriting straggling up and down in his book, losing first its capitals and finally also its full stops: April fourth, thirty-ninth fiftyannum and thirty four. Last night to flicks. A...
by eviloatmeal
Tue Dec 01, 2015 12:05 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Avoid a symbol 'twixt "d" and "f"
Replies: 249
Views: 35418

Re: Avoid a symbol 'twixt "d" and "f"

"For whom", Winston abruptly thought wondringly, "am I writing this diary?" For distant instants forward, for humans unborn. His mind stood for an instant round that doubtful chronological mark in his diary, and brought up with a bump against that Youngtalk word TWOTHINK. At thi...
by eviloatmeal
Thu Nov 05, 2015 8:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1599: "Water Delivery"
Replies: 82
Views: 13728

Re: 1599: "Water Delivery"

1. How do they ring the doorbell? 2. How would they deliver to an apartment? 3. What prevents a nefarious individual from shooting down a drone and stealing the merchandise? 1. Same way the postman does, i.e they wouldn't (or they'd just call you (kids today deserve to know the joys of talking to a...
by eviloatmeal
Fri Jan 23, 2015 2:03 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0126: "Stairs"
Replies: 67
Views: 23317

Re: What-If 0126: "Stairs"

Unsalted?! Won't you need electrolytes?!
by eviloatmeal
Thu Jan 22, 2015 11:49 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13405
Views: 1515939

Re: Today I Learned

Aleril wrote:TIL there is a halal noodle restaurant in San Fransisco.

Looks like it has some very good reviews!

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I'll have what she's having!
by eviloatmeal
Thu Jan 22, 2015 10:53 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Google Talk, anyone?
Replies: 73
Views: 18831

Re: Google Talk, anyone?

When evil oatmeal crept in, i thought about you. I passed a shadowy lane and i thought about you.
by eviloatmeal
Thu Jan 22, 2015 10:46 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Incredible Changing Sentence
Replies: 5621
Views: 604700

Re: The Very Awesome Changing Title

At the pretty petty Disney jihad, in unintelligible リッテン balalaika, your smitten mittens happily leaf family.
by eviloatmeal
Wed Jan 21, 2015 9:45 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Incredible Changing Sentence
Replies: 5621
Views: 604700

Re: The Very Incredibly Changing Title

At the pretty petty Disney party, in unintelligible リッテン balalaika: "1789 smitten mittens happily leaf family".
by eviloatmeal
Tue Jan 20, 2015 12:19 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly SAFER.
Replies: 18
Views: 4218

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly SAFER.

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Title: "Ooh, a rock with a *** in it!"
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by eviloatmeal
Tue Jan 20, 2015 12:01 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Incredible Changing Sentence
Replies: 5621
Views: 604700

Re: The Incredibly Changing Title

At the pretty petty, sweaty party, in unintelligible リッテン katakana: "1789 smitten mittens happily leaf family".
by eviloatmeal
Tue Jan 20, 2015 11:18 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Incredible Changing Sentence
Replies: 5621
Views: 604700

Re: The Incredibly Changing Sentence

At the pretty petty, sweaty party, in unintelligible リッテン katakana, smitten mittens happily leave family.
by eviloatmeal
Tue Jan 20, 2015 9:43 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Incredible Changing Sentence
Replies: 5621
Views: 604700

Re: The Incredible Changing Sentence

At the pretty petty, sweaty party, in my リッテン katakana smitten mittens, I happily leave family.
by eviloatmeal
Tue Jan 20, 2015 8:45 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Google Talk, anyone?
Replies: 73
Views: 18831

Re: Google Talk, anyone?

"If you could see me now" is a song by American rock band The Fluid. "Recorded: Kick Out the Jams" is the debut album by The British Rock Band Fans for Rock Band Fans Who Purchased Queen DLC Previously.
by eviloatmeal
Fri Jan 16, 2015 2:18 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Chaotic Nomic
Replies: 28
Views: 3750

Re: Chaotic Nomic

I throw out rule 20. In that case you failed that same rule 14. That's true! Good catch! But you fail rule 19 with that tense of the word "fail", and as such your post is also void! For that, I claim one point. 23. All posts must have all current rules which affect them within them. I gues...
by eviloatmeal
Fri Jan 16, 2015 9:13 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13405
Views: 1515939

Re: Today I Learned

addams wrote:We all know where baby oil comes from.
Now I know where lady powder comes from.

I always knit with baby wool.
by eviloatmeal
Fri Jan 16, 2015 8:13 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Incredible Changing Sentence
Replies: 5621
Views: 604700

Re: The Incredible Changing Sentence

At the pretty petty pity party, in my written kitten's singing mittens, I did dead now.
by eviloatmeal
Fri Jan 16, 2015 8:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1474: "Screws"
Replies: 96
Views: 33627

Re: 1474: "Screws"

And if you encounter a Torx, you might as well throw the entire item out the window.

Spoiler:
Or, keep an entire set of Torx headed screwdrivers around, and they double as Allen's in a pinch, if you enjoy stripping.
by eviloatmeal
Fri Jan 16, 2015 7:43 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Chaotic Nomic
Replies: 28
Views: 3750

Re: Chaotic Nomic

I throw out rule 20. Neil, you don't get it; I took out the other rule 14. There were two rules named "14". The other 14 - the one that concerns the rules, is still in place. I claim one point for Neil having broken rule 14. I claim one point for Neil having broken rule 19 (since he broke ...
by eviloatmeal
Thu Jan 15, 2015 2:45 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Chaotic Nomic
Replies: 28
Views: 3750

Re: Chaotic Nomic

I claim one point for Neil having broken rule 14. I claim one point for Neil having broken rule 19. That puts me at 3 points total. And since there is nothing that stops you from doing it, I guess adding rule 20 is a valid move. 21. Any change to the game that happens within a post which breaks one ...
by eviloatmeal
Thu Jan 15, 2015 9:15 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Random bitstream! (000zerozero000000zero)
Replies: 1947
Views: 214323

Re: Random bitstream! (000zerozero000000zero)

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by eviloatmeal
Thu Jan 15, 2015 9:14 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Anti-Joke thread.
Replies: 192
Views: 37996

Re: The Anti-Joke thread.

Vytron wrote:An atheist dies and goes to heaven.

Ha ha ha.
by eviloatmeal
Thu Jan 15, 2015 9:11 am UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Best keyboard switch?
Replies: 43
Views: 19621

Re: Best keyboard switch?

Which is needlessly confusing, since Cherry greens are a thing. I concur. Not a big fan of Razers quirky business decisions. Also not a big fan of the boards of theirs that I've touched - the switches seem all loose and wobbly. But then, as stated, I'm a fan of big rigid mounting plates, and maybe ...
by eviloatmeal
Wed Jan 14, 2015 1:56 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13405
Views: 1515939

Re: Today I Learned

You must be significantly less clumsy than I am, since I drop my phone a lot . I wouldn't say I'm particularly not-clumsy ( although I've had some practice ), but I'm very careful. Also, I hardly use my telephone - I check the time a few times a day, send a text message or two, and play Wordfeud wh...
by eviloatmeal
Wed Jan 14, 2015 10:55 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13405
Views: 1515939

Re: Today I Learned

Two small scratches in six years just isn't realistic if your pockets regularly contain sand. Why would you put sand in your pockets? I do know a couple of people who expect their telephones to get wet and/or a bit roughed up by nature, and they just keep them in one of those little watertight hiki...
by eviloatmeal
Wed Jan 14, 2015 10:18 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Anti-Joke thread.
Replies: 192
Views: 37996

Re: The Anti-Joke thread.

How did the chicken cross the road?

Spoiler:
To get to the other side.





I'm adamant that this makes sense*, and is also not funny, which should meet all the criteria.

*That is, the desire to be on the other side of the road was the root cause that eventually lead to the chicken's body moving, ergo how.

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