1082: “Geology”

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Re: 1082: “Geology”

Postby zilix » Mon Jul 16, 2012 4:32 pm UTC

Subduction DOES lead to orogeny, which, of course, causes relief.

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Re: 1082: “Geology”

Postby Max™ » Mon Jul 16, 2012 5:16 pm UTC

Jackpot777 wrote:Yeah. Frack that dike until you feel shear heaven because I'm hung like a horst.

(And I'm spent.)

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Re: 1082: “Geology”

Postby Beast » Mon Jul 16, 2012 5:21 pm UTC

It's difficult to determine on a stick-figure, but perhaps she aroused him because she appeared to be spathic . . .

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Re: 1082: “Geology”

Postby ahammel » Mon Jul 16, 2012 5:37 pm UTC

Fact: every geologist owns one of those hats.
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Re: 1082: “Geology”

Postby Whys » Mon Jul 16, 2012 5:37 pm UTC

Yep, a lot of female geologists out there... :P

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Re: 1082: “Geology”

Postby ahammel » Mon Jul 16, 2012 5:48 pm UTC

Whys wrote:Yep, a lot of female geologists out there... :P

Do you think there aren't? Citation on that?

If palaeontologists count, I think the majority of the geologists I've met are women.
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Re: 1082: “Geology”

Postby xmrsmoothx » Mon Jul 16, 2012 5:53 pm UTC

I like this comic. It feels... more relaxed. It's a simple, funny joke that doesn't take an hour of thinking to 'get'. It's nice.
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Re: 1082: “Geology”

Postby Coyoty » Mon Jul 16, 2012 6:06 pm UTC

"We have a situation forming."
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"A hot steaming bulge is developing on the front side..."
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Re: 1082: “Geology”

Postby Chasmosaur » Mon Jul 16, 2012 7:09 pm UTC

ahammel wrote:
Whys wrote:Yep, a lot of female geologists out there... :P

Do you think there aren't? Citation on that?

If palaeontologists count, I think the majority of the geologists I've met are women.


Yes, we count. While some have degrees in Biology, most of us are Geologists. Can't do the necessary stratigraphy without it :)

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Re: 1082: “Geology”

Postby Chasmosaur » Mon Jul 16, 2012 7:10 pm UTC

My favorite t-shirt from college (carefully folded up with my "Subduction Leads to Orogeny" shirt)

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Re: 1082: “Geology”

Postby dbam987 » Mon Jul 16, 2012 7:23 pm UTC

"That eruption was of seismic proportions!"

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Re: 1082: “Geology”

Postby da Doctah » Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:26 pm UTC

Jackpot777 wrote:Yeah. Frack that dike until you feel shear heaven because I'm hung like a horst.

(And I'm spent.)


That'll teach you to go around graben things.

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Re: 1082: “Geology”

Postby bmonk » Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:57 pm UTC

If you get tired of looking down for innuendos, look up. Meteorology has a bunch too, from warm fronts to mammatus clouds.
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Re: 1082: “Geology”

Postby Max™ » Mon Jul 16, 2012 10:12 pm UTC

bmonk wrote:If you get tired of looking down for innuendos, look up. Meteorology has a bunch too, from warm fronts to mammatus clouds.

Not sure mammatus counts, as they're actually named after breasts.

It would be like if there were rock formations called "longdongvonhugenstites" that were shaped like dicks.

Btw, bmonk, this was my response the last time I saw the joke from your sig made:
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I was a little too amused by that, I suppose.
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Re: 1082: “Geology”

Postby whateveries » Mon Jul 16, 2012 10:42 pm UTC

...mesa horny.
it's fine.

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Re: 1082: “Geology”

Postby MrT2 » Tue Jul 17, 2012 12:14 am UTC

Geology makes the bedrock.

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Re: 1082: “Geology”

Postby StClair » Tue Jul 17, 2012 1:07 am UTC

Bringing new meaning to "me love you long time."

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Re: 1082: “Geology”

Postby geomike » Tue Jul 17, 2012 4:14 am UTC

Afterwards, they dropped some acid and looked for joints. :)

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Re: 1082: “Geology”

Postby RAGBRAIvet » Tue Jul 17, 2012 7:39 am UTC

What — nobody yet thought of the obvious one?

Once they complete ... whatever ... he says to her, "did the earth move for you too?"

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Re: 1082: “Geology”

Postby The Moomin » Tue Jul 17, 2012 9:06 am UTC

I have to go to site to try locate a fault line tomorrow.

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Re: 1082: “Geology”

Postby Nomic » Tue Jul 17, 2012 9:09 am UTC

ahammel wrote:Fact: every geologist owns one of those hats.


True. Well, I own one atleast.

And I can attest that there are a lot of female geologists. In the university we study we seem to have an about even split between male and female geology students, which is more than a lot of other departments of natural sciences have (biology I think also has significant amount of female students. Physics and chemistry less so).

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Re: 1082: “Geology”

Postby zer » Tue Jul 17, 2012 4:20 pm UTC

When discussing plate tectonics, you can talk in hushed tones about Sunda megathrust.

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Re: 1082: “Geology”

Postby willaaaaaa » Tue Jul 17, 2012 5:27 pm UTC

Max™ wrote:It would be like if there were rock formations called "longdongvonhugenstites" that were shaped like dicks.


Hehehehehe how great would that be!? :D
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Re: 1082: “Geology”

Postby Just a Geologist » Wed Jul 18, 2012 4:14 am UTC

The comic and thread are phaneritic.

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Re: 1082: “Geology”

Postby Mikeski » Wed Jul 18, 2012 4:23 am UTC

It is difficult to keep a straight face when manufacturing ICs, as well. Probes, pads, packages, implants, test insertion, fingers, bumps, and balls. (One ball can have many bumps, but it's usually just one finger per ball.) We also have bonds and masks and leakage, if you're into that.

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Re: 1082: “Geology”

Postby benji55545 » Wed Jul 18, 2012 5:11 am UTC

Oranneko wrote:I'm sorry, but I had to sign up to point how unrealistic this comic is. It is a well know fact that love between geologists is strictly plutonic.


As someone who studies igneous petrology, I especially liked this one. But as a college geology student, I can attest that relationships between geologists are not always plutonic (and may not always classify as "love").

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Re: 1082: “Geology”

Postby Humuhumu » Wed Jul 18, 2012 5:45 am UTC

This comic made me laugh out loud ...and kind of miss my graduate school days.


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