0211: "Hamster Ball Heist"

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Postby Tractor » Thu Jan 18, 2007 8:05 pm UTC

tylerni7 wrote:I'm sure if we all got together and donated a couple bucks we could get xkcd a giant hamster ball...

It's probably a better place to donate than for the purpose of a mini pirate country. (As awesome as it would be)


You're forgetting something - you don't donate for a mini pirate country, you pillage for a mini pirate country.
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Postby frezik » Thu Jan 18, 2007 9:27 pm UTC

But the question is: can a giant hamster ball save you in case of a velociraptor attack?

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Postby Toeofdoom » Thu Jan 18, 2007 9:29 pm UTC

Well... it could certainly move pretty fast once you have practice... and would be one hell of a thing to get crashed into by. I dont see why not, aslong as rips dontabsolutely destroy it
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Postby Tractor » Thu Jan 18, 2007 9:40 pm UTC

frezik wrote:But the question is: can a giant hamster ball save you in case of a velociraptor attack?


Inflatable ones (which appear to be the most common, probably due to space required to store a giant hamster ball), no. Hardened versions have potential, but it depends on the raptor. If the raptor gets smart and rolls you off a cliff, you may have a problem.
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Postby kingkael » Fri Jan 19, 2007 12:15 am UTC

At the Flaming Lips concert I went too, it took forever to inflate Wayne's hamsterball. (Or space bubble, as he called it.) The whole crowd was just waiting and waiting. It was worth it, though.

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Postby Kin » Fri Jan 19, 2007 8:03 pm UTC

Yes, yes YES! Teh Revival of my favorite comic yet! :)

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Postby Belial » Fri Jan 19, 2007 9:50 pm UTC

I'm sure if we all got together and donated a couple bucks we could get xkcd a giant hamster ball...


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Re: Flaming Lips Concert

Postby SarahLiz » Fri Jan 19, 2007 10:04 pm UTC

kingkael wrote:At the Flaming Lips concert I went too, it took forever to inflate Wayne's hamsterball. (Or space bubble, as he called it.) The whole crowd was just waiting and waiting. It was worth it, though.

Zorbs only take about five minutes to inflate if you have a good leafblower apparently.

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Postby Sufimoru » Fri Jan 19, 2007 11:11 pm UTC

Twasbrillig wrote:Also, everyone should go out and listen to "Tangerine" by the Flaming Lips. Awesome song.

Isn't this song also known as "She Don't Use Jelly"? Ben Folds Five did a cover of it.

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Postby Twasbrillig » Sat Jan 20, 2007 6:29 am UTC

Sufimoru wrote:
Twasbrillig wrote:Also, everyone should go out and listen to "Tangerine" by the Flaming Lips. Awesome song.

Isn't this song also known as "She Don't Use Jelly"? Ben Folds Five did a cover of it.


I would assume so. It's one of the lines. :D

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Postby Sufimoru » Sat Jan 20, 2007 8:21 am UTC

It is. It's got to be my favorite song on Whatever and Ever Amen.

Maybe I should look into the Flaming Lips.

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Postby Twasbrillig » Mon Jan 22, 2007 8:13 am UTC

Hehe. I'm gonna go host a poll to see what % of people have or have not memorized it.
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