0457: "Frustration"

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0457: "Frustration"

Postby phantom » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:00 am UTC

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alt text: 'Don't worry, I can do it in under a minute.' 'Yes, I've noticed.'

I wish I could even get to that point...
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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby thebandit » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:01 am UTC

Damn, I want one.

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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby mursidae » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:01 am UTC

and some can even do it blindfolded...
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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby Megums » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:02 am UTC

It's not really a comic, it's a preview of new stuff in the XKCD shop! :D

I'd buy one if "they" made them, except for the fact that I'd be unable to get my bra off again. Ever.
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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby kgirlfae » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:02 am UTC

That would be painful to wear. And sitting in a chair would be worse.

But it's the chastity bra that guarantees the person who gets to see 'them' will have a decent intelligence.

I like that feature...

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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby marginally_stable » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:02 am UTC

:D :D :D . Best one in a long long time.

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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby sje46 » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:02 am UTC

Asesome.

Too bad that I can't solve a rubiks cube OR get a grilfriend.

You just depressed me, Randall.
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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby SwissArmyAnts » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:03 am UTC

I can do it with one hand.
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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby joee » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:03 am UTC

Hahaha, brilliant, Randall.

/me wonders if anyone will mess up their cube to that configuration, and try and solve it...
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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby visel » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:03 am UTC

LOL, only 5 minutes away from getting those twins out!

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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby Megatriorchis » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:05 am UTC

I want a bra like that. The only problem would be that it would take me a while to take it off. :|
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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby scowdich » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:07 am UTC

Munroe, it's not nice to be so...truthful.

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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby podbaydoor » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:07 am UTC

Holy crap, it's been a while since I've happened on a comic discussion still on its first page. All because I happened to check the site at noon in China while waiting for lunchtime.

The comic made me smile. Definitely have encountered guys on either end of the skill scale in solving this particular problem...
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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby SwissArmyAnts » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:08 am UTC

kgirlfae wrote:That would be painful to wear. And sitting in a chair would be worse.

But it's the chastity bra that guarantees the person who gets to see 'them' will have a decent intelligence.

I like that feature...


An intelligent man would fiddle with the rubiks cube for three minutes before cracking it.

A man with style would use scissors.

A real man would realize that the bra unclasps from the front.
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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby Xeio » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:09 am UTC

I always used to take my cube apart and put it back together solved. Would that be cheating? :mrgreen:

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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby SwissArmyAnts » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:11 am UTC

Xeio wrote:I always used to cheat and take my cube apart and put it back together solved. Would that be cheating? :mrgreen:


I just peeled off the stickers.
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(1) If God exists, then he will let me watch you be tortured forever.
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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby AixSponsa » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:13 am UTC

70 seconds is my record; not quite under a minute 8)

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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby jakerman999 » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:14 am UTC

this would be an interesting challenge.

can't help but think of the one where they wrote the mouse jiggling program, but I'm to lazy to find the link.

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Xeio wrote:I always used to cheat and take my cube apart and put it back together solved. Would that be cheating? :mrgreen:



I just peeled off the stickers.

taking this cube apart might be more difficult than the others.
and peeling off the stickers won't solve the inside

also, the hammer solution might be a bit painful to the wearer, but one of you unlucky ladies would have to test that.
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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby Babam » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:15 am UTC

SwissArmyAnts wrote:
kgirlfae wrote:That would be painful to wear. And sitting in a chair would be worse.

But it's the chastity bra that guarantees the person who gets to see 'them' will have a decent intelligence.

I like that feature...


An intelligent man would fiddle with the rubiks cube for three minutes before cracking it.

A man with style would use scissors.

A real man would realize that the bra unclasps from the front.


Bra unclasping styles vary
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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby glasnt » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:15 am UTC

As previously stated, painful :S

Its a bit like Men In Tights.. the chastity belt.. well in this case.. yeah...

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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby Ozone » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:15 am UTC

Quick, someone prove that that is or isn't a possible half-position.
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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby GodShapedBullet » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:16 am UTC

Babamthegrunt wrote:
SwissArmyAnts wrote:
kgirlfae wrote:That would be painful to wear. And sitting in a chair would be worse.

But it's the chastity bra that guarantees the person who gets to see 'them' will have a decent intelligence.

I like that feature...


An intelligent man would fiddle with the rubiks cube for three minutes before cracking it.

A man with style would use scissors.

A real man would realize that the bra unclasps from the front.


Bra unclasping styles vary


I would hope that none of those styles involve scissors.

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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby SwissArmyAnts » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:17 am UTC

Of course, if you happen to have an improbability drive handy...
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(2) I rather like that idea.
(3) Therefore, God exists.

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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby joee » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:17 am UTC

Ozone wrote:Quick, someone prove that that is or isn't a possible half-position.

You can only see three sides, and there's a good colour distribution. I think it's probably a valid half-position.
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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby SwissArmyAnts » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:19 am UTC

GodShapedBullet wrote:
Babamthegrunt wrote:
SwissArmyAnts wrote:
kgirlfae wrote:That would be painful to wear. And sitting in a chair would be worse.

But it's the chastity bra that guarantees the person who gets to see 'them' will have a decent intelligence.

I like that feature...


An intelligent man would fiddle with the rubiks cube for three minutes before cracking it.

A man with style would use scissors.

A real man would realize that the bra unclasps from the front.


Bra unclasping styles vary


I would hope that none of those styles involve scissors.


Being a gentleman, I would naturally recompense her with a new bra.
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(1) If God exists, then he will let me watch you be tortured forever.
(2) I rather like that idea.
(3) Therefore, God exists.

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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby pyroman » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:21 am UTC

this comic makes me really happy when i hear people talking about bras in that sense where as i was quite good at undoing them enabling myself to a speedy reward = ) unfortantly this also reminded me that its been far too long since i have even had a chance to undo a bra... dam geekdom.
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Postby GodShapedBullet » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:21 am UTC

Naturally.

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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby dr7 » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:22 am UTC

Grr, I used to be able to solve a cube in under 3 minutes. I can barely remember how to get one side now.

Stupid old brain.
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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby Omnigord » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:22 am UTC

Pyroman, Is your icon Defcon?

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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby Drake Zure » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:24 am UTC

This is brilliant, but, sadly, it doesn't work without the title.
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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby roboman » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:24 am UTC

Finally all that time memorizing those algorithms will finally pay off.
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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby joee » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:25 am UTC

The backs of bras are generally quite wide, and you get them to fit inside one cube without folding would require a very large cube, and possibly strange looks from people as they wonder why you have a cube-like protrusion in the middle of your back.

Plus, the cube digs into your spine.
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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby pyroman » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:25 am UTC

Omnigord wrote:Pyroman, Is your icon Defcon?


Indeed it is. tell me? would you like to play a game?
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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby linguistic » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:27 am UTC

I'm glad my girl is as inept with a cube as I am, or else this could be a serious concern (or a reason to figure out how to solve the damn things).

The only quote I remember from Men Behaving Badly:
Some bras... they undo from the back.
Others... undo from the front.

...

...

I like both kinds!
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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby Omnigord » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:31 am UTC

pyroman wrote:
Omnigord wrote:Pyroman, Is your icon Defcon?


Indeed it is. tell me? would you like to play a game?


Awesome.

And I cant right now, as much as I would like to.

We should start some fora Defcon tourney or something

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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby Quintessence » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:31 am UTC

The funny part is that this is the bra that a classhole woman has rigged.

She switched a piece rendering the cube unsolvable. The ultimate trap for men everywhere...

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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby turnip » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:33 am UTC

Come on boys, it isn't THAT hard.

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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby Omnigord » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:33 am UTC

turnip wrote:Come on boys, it isn't THAT hard.



Right, just skip the bra. Duh.

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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby pyroman » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:36 am UTC

Quintessence wrote:The funny part is that this is the bra that a classhole woman has rigged.

She switched a piece rendering the cube unsolvable. The ultimate trap for men everywhere...


thats where good ol' fashioned Macgyverism comes in. remember a simple swiss army knife can get you out a myraid of problematic situations.
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Re: "Frustration" Discussion

Postby Sprocket » Fri Aug 01, 2008 4:38 am UTC

Wow, distinctly non-xkcd. Perhaps we are embarking on a new form. Clearly those of us who don't bother with braziers aren't properly weeding out the competition.

SwissArmyAnts wrote:An intelligent man would fiddle with the rubiks cube for three minutes before cracking it.

A man with style would use scissors.

A real man would realize that the bra unclasps from the front.
exactly what I was thinking....well, more or less

Quintessence wrote:The funny part is that this is the bra that a classhole woman has rigged.

She switched a piece rendering the cube unsolvable. The ultimate trap for men everywhere...
and this too.
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