1028: "Communication"

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Re: 1028: "Communication"

Postby Роберт » Mon Mar 12, 2012 8:19 pm UTC

SirMustapha wrote:Because there is no way to do that in real life.
I'd rather the mayhem and destruction be kept to stupid internet forums than real life. But maybe that's just me.
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Re: 1028: "Communication"

Postby Nylonathatep » Mon Mar 12, 2012 8:22 pm UTC

SirMustapha wrote:Because there is no way to do that in real life.


W­ell there is, but it involves negging.

Edit: Oh me yarm I type n­egging not fapping!

Spoiler:
W­ell = ­waterpit
N­eg = Fap
O­MG = Gee Willikers

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Re: 1028: "Communication"

Postby Nigh » Mon Mar 12, 2012 9:23 pm UTC

I don't know why, but I really liked this comic. Maybe because it had a deeper meaning than the text. But I dunno.

By the way, doesn't Randall realize that holistic.xkcd.com will soon be spammed with porn sites, resulting in an endless loop of lemonparty and such? You'll have like a one in a million chance of not ending up at a shock site. Maybe that is his plan. Is he trolling us?

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Re: 1028: "Communication"

Postby Xezlec » Mon Mar 12, 2012 9:51 pm UTC

Nigh wrote:I don't know why, but I really liked this comic. Maybe because it had a deeper meaning than the text. But I dunno.

By the way, doesn't Randall realize that holistic.xkcd.com will soon be spammed with porn sites, resulting in a endless loop of lemonparty and such? You'll have like a one in a million chance of not ending up at a shock site. Maybe that is his plan. Is he trolling us?


Hulk considering spamming it with interesting sites, just to be different.

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Re: 1028: "Communication"

Postby Nigh » Mon Mar 12, 2012 10:02 pm UTC

Xezlec wrote:
Nigh wrote:I don't know why, but I really liked this comic. Maybe because it had a deeper meaning than the text. But I dunno.

By the way, doesn't Randall realize that holistic.xkcd.com will soon be spammed with porn sites, resulting in a endless loop of lemonparty and such? You'll have like a one in a million chance of not ending up at a shock site. Maybe that be his plan. be he trolling us?


Hulk considering spamming it with interesting sites, just to be different.


I'm spamming it with links to the CrashCourse YouTube series to help strangers learn. :D

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Re: 1028: "Communication"

Postby rinka » Mon Mar 12, 2012 11:14 pm UTC

Woah those replacements by filters drove me mad. :D It took me a while until I figured out that all those “2”s instead of “to”s were not intended by their authors. Also, I started to question my English reading skills and the English writing skills of xkcd forum users...

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Re: 1028: "Communication"

Postby ancientt » Mon Mar 12, 2012 11:16 pm UTC

The preview lies. Durn. This editor waxed eloquent on the matter, with sed as a sidekick and fix, but it bungled the intent. (Paraphrasing) "Adjustment as necessary targeting the audience appropriately, wisdom makes allowances" so stated the original. Instead, with editing made necessary, this adjustment, by force, autoedit required. Loathing for the need fills this editor's soul.
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Re: 1028: "Communication"

Postby addams » Mon Mar 12, 2012 11:29 pm UTC

The comic was damn good.

The Moderators word filters are damn good, also.
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Re: 1028: "Communication"

Postby adnil » Mon Mar 12, 2012 11:31 pm UTC

absolutely brilliant

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Re: 1028: "Communication"

Postby Elmach » Mon Mar 12, 2012 11:49 pm UTC

ancientt wrote:<snip>

Owwww....

I take it you tried to change the size of a part of your post?

Also, what are LIONS?

I find that the fact that some words have been changed to make speaking interesting. I first thought it was an inside joke among the majority of the forum.

EDIT: Hey, I guess I was wrong!
EDITx2: Oh, only certain sizes..
EDITx3: I wonder...
EDITx4: Nope.
EDITx5: Just noticed this, Hey and Oh are changed as well.

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Re: 1028: "Communication"

Postby Aedl Foxe » Tue Mar 13, 2012 12:04 am UTC

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We have to go deeper!
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Re: 1028: "Communication"

Postby Nylonathatep » Tue Mar 13, 2012 12:40 am UTC

I don't get how this Holistic xkcd website works... I know I'm going to some website that other people are directing me to.. but what happened to the original web address that I type in... Am I directing some other user to go to that address?

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Re: 1028: "Communication"

Postby SpringLoaded12 » Tue Mar 13, 2012 1:55 am UTC

I'm more interested in that Holistic link than the comic.

Also, why is everyone talking with weird syntax, and why has the Cat Proximity thread been necro'd and changed to centipede Proximity?

EDIT: Oh, I see, it's a site prank where everyone's language is getting rearranged; like what 4chan and FunnyJunk do sometimes, but with more style to it.
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Re: 1028: "Communication"

Postby CorruptUser » Tue Mar 13, 2012 1:59 am UTC

1 w1ll commun1cate w1th numb3rs 1n /\/\y w0rds unt1l th3 madn3ss 3nds. 0h d@m, th1s 1s w0rse!

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Re: 1028: "Communication"

Postby gormster » Tue Mar 13, 2012 3:55 am UTC

gormster wrote:
Kethryes wrote:
gormster wrote:Butts, hang on. loaf crumbs.

Er, I mean, "Attack of the zero-width aliens from space!, hang on. Attack of the zero-width aliens from space! Attack of the zero-width aliens from space!."


How did you do 2 bypass the f.ilters in you's 2nd sentence??


Magics.


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Re: 1028: "Communication"

Postby ManaUser » Tue Mar 13, 2012 4:49 am UTC

‎ Surely Randal (or whoever is behind this) will run out of patience before we run out of invisible Unicode characters.

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Re: 1028: "Communication"

Postby Shidoshi » Tue Mar 13, 2012 7:51 am UTC

ManaUser wrote:I'm a rebel, who likes reading his text from left to right, and I don't care what The Man says! Surely Randal (or whoever be behind this) will run out of patience before we run out of invisible Unicode characters.

You can always use BBC codes to add slight color or size modifications to your text.

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Re: 1028: "Communication"

Postby Azshade » Tue Mar 13, 2012 8:06 am UTC

As previously mentioned, why did hair guy shave before falling in the hole?

Or alternatively, why did the hairy a-hole become less of a whole before falling in the hole?

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Re: 1028: "Communication"

Postby rhhardin » Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:37 am UTC

I don't get it. It looks Egyptian.

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Re: 1028: "Communication"

Postby pussyrat » Tue Mar 13, 2012 1:17 pm UTC

The word filters add to the theme of the latest comic, don't they? :D

Hoo, familiar situation. I often hear people "explain" things that way; I've done it myself way too many times. Of course it takes a certain level of attention and receptivity on the part of the "receiver" of a message, but it also takes an awareness on the part of the "transmitter". Differing association networks and all that.

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Re: 1028: "Communication"

Postby YeTodd » Tue Mar 13, 2012 1:23 pm UTC

I came here looking for an explanation, but apparently the XKCD forums automatically make everyone sound like a retard.

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Re: 1028: "Communication"

Postby Red Hal » Tue Mar 13, 2012 1:49 pm UTC

And using that word makes you sound oafish.
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Re: 1028: "Communication"

Postby Zylon » Tue Mar 13, 2012 2:46 pm UTC

Oh good, the retardation is over.

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Re: 1028: "Communication"

Postby Red Hal » Tue Mar 13, 2012 3:14 pm UTC

Who was being held back? (I'm assuming that's what you meant.)
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Re: 1028: "Communication"

Postby SirMustapha » Tue Mar 13, 2012 4:46 pm UTC

Red Hal wrote:Who was being held back? (I'm assuming that's what you meant.)


Maturity, perhaps?

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Re: 1028: "Communication"

Postby Adam H » Tue Mar 13, 2012 6:49 pm UTC

So. It has come to this.
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Holistic Browser

Postby Chrisfs » Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:38 pm UTC

Ok the holistic browser page was just harsh. Who ever put in the page that I got is just a jerk for spending time looking for that.

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Re: 1028: "Communication"

Postby JSGandora » Tue Apr 10, 2012 10:55 pm UTC

So did anyone figure out why the hair guy lost his hair in panels 8 and 9? I can't find any significance in it.


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