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by jjane
Mon Aug 11, 2014 4:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1406: "Universal Converter Box"
Replies: 162
Views: 42248

Re: 1406: "Universal Converter Box"

gtschemer wrote:Am I blind, or is it also missing two connectors still commonly used today -- 1/4 inch audio, and DB9 serial? :P


I looked for 1/4 inch audio first. But then again, I love my electric guitar.
by jjane
Wed Mar 14, 2012 10:12 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: XKCD wedding cake!
Replies: 1
Views: 2546

XKCD wedding cake!

Not sure if this has been posted before...
http://laughingsquid.com/xkcd-wedding-cake/
by jjane
Wed Feb 01, 2012 4:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1011: "Baby Names by Frank Zappa"
Replies: 302
Views: 83474

Re: 1011: "Baby Names"

Weird real names I've heard about over the years: (phonetically) L'Mon-Gel-O O-Ron-Gel-O No-Na-May Holly Wood Lolly Pop My friend went into Starbucks to get a coffee on his work break. They kept calling out the name "Shady Nasty." "Shady Nasty!" "SHADY NASTY!" Nobody wa...
by jjane
Mon Jan 09, 2012 6:14 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1000: "1000 Comics"
Replies: 147
Views: 51150

Re: 1000: "1000 Comics"

JamusPsi wrote:Honestly?

Xkcd makes ME feel less alone.
http://xkcd.com/245/

It's good to know there's at least one other person like me.



http://xkcd.com/85/

Me too.
by jjane
Tue May 31, 2011 7:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0903: "Extended Mind"
Replies: 666
Views: 186766

Re: 0903: "Extended Mind"

Philosophy - Existence - Philosophy - Existence - Philosophy - Existence - Philosophy - Existence - Philosophy - Existence - Philosophy - Existence - Philosophy - Existence - Philosophy - Existence - Philosophy - Existence -

etc etc etc
by jjane
Tue May 17, 2011 7:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0899: "Number Line"
Replies: 355
Views: 81762

Re: 0899: "Number Line"

For you Mr. Show fans, 24 is the highest number.
by jjane
Tue May 03, 2011 6:44 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0893: "65 Years"
Replies: 243
Views: 95907

Re: 0893: "65 Years"

Doesn't anyone else consider microscopic ecosystems "another world?"

We all walk on those every day...
by jjane
Mon Apr 18, 2011 7:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0887: "Future Timeline"
Replies: 192
Views: 58288

Re: 0887: "Future Timeline"

I went between laughing my ass off and being seriously frightened at this one. All the makings of a brilliant comic, Randall.
Be still my raging heart.
by jjane
Mon Nov 15, 2010 8:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0819: "Five-Minute Comics: Part 1"
Replies: 141
Views: 27077

Re: 0819: "Five-Minute Comics: Part 1"

Why he didn't spread these out (1 per day) and buy himself some time escapes me.

P.S. Hotness scale is fucking hilarious and made me lawl.
by jjane
Tue Jan 19, 2010 6:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0688: "Self-Description"
Replies: 200
Views: 104107

Re: "Self-Description" Discussion

Should be by pixels, not by amount of "ink."
by jjane
Thu Jun 11, 2009 5:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0589: "Designated Drivers"
Replies: 101
Views: 21577

Re: "Designated Drivers" Discussion

:lol:
by jjane
Thu Jun 11, 2009 4:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0590: "Papyrus"
Replies: 242
Views: 58236

Re: "Papyrus" Discussion

this comic totally validates me. now i know i'm not alone in my despisal of Papyrus.

*shudder**twitch*
by jjane
Thu Jun 11, 2009 4:49 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0593: "Voynich Manuscript"
Replies: 111
Views: 37794

Re: "Voynich Manuscript" Discussion

as a long-time studier/admirer of the Voynich Manuscript, i am rather disappointed that i didn't fully comprehend the other reference. :cry:
by jjane
Thu Jun 11, 2009 4:48 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0591: "Troll Slayer"
Replies: 178
Views: 186992

Re: "Troll Slayer" Discussion

ah yes, let the interwebs slowly destroy themselves from the inside.
by jjane
Mon Mar 09, 2009 4:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0551: "Etch-a-Sketch"
Replies: 124
Views: 26132

Re: "Etch-a-Sketch" Discussion

i was sincerely moved by this one. it reminds me of the naive innocence lost when one learns the photosynthetic equation in school - instead of basking in the wonderment of leaves changing colors. or learning that rainbows are just the refraction/reflection of light through water vapor. insert long ...
by jjane
Mon Mar 02, 2009 6:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0548: "Kindle"
Replies: 122
Views: 30866

Re: "Kindle" Discussion

i still think it should have said "Don't Panic" instead of "Hitchhiker's Guide." But NO, Randall had to (uncharacteristically) dumb it down. I wonder if he toyed with the idea at all?
by jjane
Mon Feb 23, 2009 5:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0547: "Simple"
Replies: 121
Views: 23856

Re: "Simple" Discussion

neoliminal wrote:
sargeras0000 wrote:I dislike Simple, but that's just because I'm an elitist.


So you dislike the http://simple.wikipedia.com because you believe that you deserve better because you think you are cooler, smarter, richer, or come from a good family?


Oh snap! :shock:
by jjane
Mon Feb 23, 2009 5:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0547: "Simple"
Replies: 121
Views: 23856

Re: "Simple" Discussion

aeiss wrote:Wow, I didn't know that it existed.

Damn that's cool.
I wonder if there'll be a spike in traffic to simple now.


exactly my train of thought.

exactly.
by jjane
Tue Feb 17, 2009 11:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0537: "Ducklings"
Replies: 150
Views: 46813

Re: "Ducklings" Discussion

i made something special :D

Image
by jjane
Mon Nov 17, 2008 5:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0499: "Scantron"
Replies: 173
Views: 41079

Re: "Scantron" Discussion

didn't search through the rest of the thread (forgive me, please?), but i wanted to know if anyone could confirm or disconfirm something that i'd heard way back in the day... where if you fill in all C's you were bound to get at least 70% on your test. something to do with the probability of C being...
by jjane
Mon Nov 17, 2008 5:33 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Scavenger Hunt
Replies: 970
Views: 243137

Re: Scavenger Hunt

Image

i would like to see a blue lawn.
by jjane
Mon Nov 03, 2008 6:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0499: "Scantron"
Replies: 173
Views: 41079

Re: "Scantron" Discussion

sargeras0000 wrote:I make circles going from the middle out. It works perfectly.


i disagree! outside-in is best!
by jjane
Mon Oct 20, 2008 5:29 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Find the next number.
Replies: 18
Views: 4914

Re: Find the next number.

for the record, it wasn't my homework. i'm not even in school right now.


(it was my MOM's homework)


thanks, dudes.
by jjane
Fri Oct 17, 2008 6:45 pm UTC
Forum: Logic Puzzles
Topic: Find the next number.
Replies: 18
Views: 4914

Find the next number.

7, 4, 10, 26, 53, 92, 144,____

please explain how you arrived at your answer.
by jjane
Thu Oct 16, 2008 8:25 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Scavenger Hunt
Replies: 970
Views: 243137

Re: Scavenger Hunt

Image

it could be the same one from a different angle, but NO! IT'S TWO SHARKS!!


*ahem*
i would like to see a picture of a piercing in a bizarre place. (nudity accepted, but not genitalia piercings).
by jjane
Wed Oct 15, 2008 6:15 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Scavenger Hunt
Replies: 970
Views: 243137

Re: Scavenger Hunt

Image

I would like to see a teeny tiny cellular phone.
by jjane
Mon Oct 06, 2008 4:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0485: "Depth"
Replies: 145
Views: 33334

Re: "Depth" Discussion

macronencer wrote:
segmentation fault wrote:ok he was definitely high when he made this one :)


No, he was deep. He was high when he did the last one :D


he should have put himself in the last one then!
by jjane
Fri Oct 03, 2008 6:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0484: "Flash games"
Replies: 137
Views: 30634

Re: "Flash games" Discussion

I have a definite addiction to point 'n' click games. I just can't stop.
by jjane
Fri Oct 03, 2008 6:34 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: This American Life
Replies: 2
Views: 1769

Re: This American Life

I remember the TAL you mention, and yeah, I can relate. I went to Rice University, which was nerd utopia for me. Everything that makes me unique where I live now, just made me normal there. And everything that made me unique there, just makes me fucking eccentric here. One thing I point to is the d...
by jjane
Fri Oct 03, 2008 6:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0483: "Fiction Rule of Thumb"
Replies: 305
Views: 65204

Re: "Fiction Rule of Thumb" Discussion

I thought of another one this morning. One of my favorites: Cat's Cradle by Vonnegut, Jr.

Full of made up words, such as "foma" and "karass" "granfalloon," and "wampeter."
by jjane
Thu Oct 02, 2008 5:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0483: "Fiction Rule of Thumb"
Replies: 305
Views: 65204

Re: "Fiction Rule of Thumb" Discussion

(HP Lovecraft)
by jjane
Thu Oct 02, 2008 4:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0483: "Fiction Rule of Thumb"
Replies: 305
Views: 65204

Re: "Fiction Rule of Thumb" Discussion

Pipian wrote:
VelociraptorEvader wrote:So how bad would the book be that every word in it is made up? Does the graph look like it plateaus out?


Hey, the Voynich Manuscript is pretty damn awesome. :evil:



Ooh baby, the Voynich Manuscript makes me hot.

Now let's move on to the Codex Seraphinianus!!!!
by jjane
Thu Oct 02, 2008 4:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0483: "Fiction Rule of Thumb"
Replies: 305
Views: 65204

Re: "Fiction Rule of Thumb" Discussion

I would like to point out to everyone in this thread that there is a distinct difference between word coinage (that is, words created ex nihilo , e.g. "Kleenex" or "Teflon") and word derivation (that is, words created by more-or-less-predictable linguistic processes involving pr...
by jjane
Thu Oct 02, 2008 4:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0483: "Fiction Rule of Thumb"
Replies: 305
Views: 65204

Re: "Fiction Rule of Thumb" Discussion

I know A Clockwork Orange has already been mentioned, as well as the Ender series and 1984. How about the Foundation series?

edit: AAARRRGGHHH How did I forget Hitchhiker's Guide??


Randall.....looks like you have been defeated repeatedly.
by jjane
Thu Oct 02, 2008 4:31 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: This American Life
Replies: 2
Views: 1769

This American Life

http://www.thisamericanlife.org/Radio_Episode.aspx?sched=1229 I was browsing through TAL episodes to listen to and came across this one. In the section of this particular episode entitled "Dire Enigmas for Elite Fans," the producer spends some time with the team Dr. Awkward from the MIT my...
by jjane
Thu Oct 02, 2008 4:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0482: "Height"
Replies: 271
Views: 74634

Re: "Height" Discussion

The Red Gem wrote:The Eris reference made me love Randall just a bit more than I already did. I don't know anyone else who'd even heard of Discordianism... and hitchhiker's guide references always make me laugh.



And here I was thinking I was the only one!
by jjane
Thu Oct 02, 2008 4:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0482: "Height"
Replies: 271
Views: 74634

Re: "Height" Discussion

Woah, this is pretty awesome. I demand this in poster size. i totally and utterly agree. this was possibly designed to become a poster. wait a minute. was it designed with the thought that it would become a poster? or is that its DESTINY? PS. Eris, Ford Prefect and the Parsec measurement were possi...
by jjane
Tue Sep 23, 2008 12:05 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0479: "Tones"
Replies: 239
Views: 40933

Re: "Tones" Discussion

Celtic Minstrel wrote:I didn't read through all the posts, but I definitely agree with this comic. My phone's ringtone is an actual ring, too.

The alt-text actually made no sense to me.

i believe it had to do with traditionalism.
by jjane
Tue Sep 23, 2008 12:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0479: "Tones"
Replies: 239
Views: 40933

Re: "Tones" Discussion

i'm a ringer too!
by jjane
Mon Aug 11, 2008 5:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0461: "Google Maps"
Replies: 146
Views: 38170

Re: "Google Maps" Discussion

i think this is my new favorite xkcd comic. WAIT. i KNOW this is my new favorite xkcd comic.

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