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by pkcommando
Wed May 15, 2019 7:19 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Avengers: Endgame
Replies: 134
Views: 8740

Re: Avengers: Endgame

The trailer for the next Spider-Man movie suggests that the mechanic under discussion may become relevant in the wider MCU after all. Well, that specific mechanic, or Repeatedly using a mechanism that throat-punches the universe. First, twice in a month --> then 5 years later doing it twice in unde...
by pkcommando
Wed May 15, 2019 3:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2150: "XKeyboarCD"
Replies: 39
Views: 4475

Re: 2150: "XKeyboarCD"

Am I the only one loving the emoji keys?

And, yeah, serif lock is awesome.
by pkcommando
Wed May 15, 2019 10:58 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: When to Use Spoiler Warnings?
Replies: 32
Views: 9147

Re: When to Use Spoiler Warnings?

PAstrychef wrote:Great, now I’m headed for extinction....


Spoiler:
life finds a way 2.jpg
It feels wrong to NOT put this under a spoiler tag.
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by pkcommando
Tue May 07, 2019 4:22 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8671
Views: 1830205

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Just got a burst of inspiration.

418:
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Alt: And then, in my 20s, things really went downhill...
by pkcommando
Fri May 03, 2019 6:49 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8671
Views: 1830205

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

I did a quick search and I don't believe anyone's done this one.
1190:
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Alt: Keep waiting for it.




And, because there's no higher form of art than topical humor.
178:
not_really_into_pokemon 178sw.png
Alt: It's called 'Just being honest with people when you're not interested.'

473:
still_raw 473 sw.png
Alt: "No matter how mad you are, you'll totally forgive me in
the last 15-20 minutes when-" *BANG* ... *BANG**BANG**BANG*
by pkcommando
Thu May 02, 2019 10:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2144: "Adjusting a Chair"
Replies: 18
Views: 3682

Re: 2144: "Adjusting a Chair"

ucim wrote:I'm confused. Are these Fahrenheit or Centigrade degrees of freedom?

Jose

Yes.
by pkcommando
Mon Apr 29, 2019 10:24 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Avengers: Endgame
Replies: 134
Views: 8740

Re: Avengers: Endgame

I wouldn't have normally considered that a spoiler, but I defer to your discretion on this. Sorry! Back to the main topic - a random pondering that's been itching in my brain: I did like seeing Scott doing more as Giant Man. It does seem a bit convenient, though, that he went from doing very little ...
by pkcommando
Mon Apr 29, 2019 2:22 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Avengers: Endgame
Replies: 134
Views: 8740

Re: Avengers: Endgame

Spoiler:
SecondTalon wrote:Seems reasonable to me to be agog at Captain fucking America.

He is the bearer of America's ass after all.


Don't ruin things - ST
by pkcommando
Mon Apr 29, 2019 11:32 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Avengers: Endgame
Replies: 134
Views: 8740

Re: Avengers: Endgame

Yeah I keep coming up with other questions... Cap was assigned to return the stones right at the point they were snatched. So I guess he has to go to the Sanctum and hand the Time Stone back to the Ancient One, has to go to Asgard and re-inject Jane with the Reality Stone etc ... cool, cool, cool, ...
by pkcommando
Fri Apr 26, 2019 7:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2142: "Dangerous Fields"
Replies: 35
Views: 5740

Re: 2142: "Dangerous Fields"

strix99 wrote:Am I the only one who initially thought he meant being murdered by a group of old people and not old age itself.

No, I'm pretty sure your first interpretation is the right one.
by pkcommando
Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2135: M87 Black Hole Size Comparison
Replies: 42
Views: 8846

Re: 2135: M87 Black Hole Size Comparison

rhomboidal wrote:Now I'm imagining Voyager 1 and the good robots from Disney's The Black Hole movie battling the bad robot Maximilian in a hellish spacescape. Astronomy is wondrous.

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by pkcommando
Mon Mar 25, 2019 2:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2127: "Panama Canal"
Replies: 20
Views: 4263

Re: 2127: "Panama Canal"

qvxb wrote:His parents bribed the admissions director of the Engineering School he attended.

Not only does his school not even have a Calvinball team, the fact it isn't an Olympic sport makes those 40 gold medals on his athletic résumé somewhat dubious.
by pkcommando
Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:39 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15151
Views: 2664326

Re: In other news... (humorous news items)

Anyone who's played Legend of Zelda knows not to piss off chickens. Relating to the mention of geese above - I'll admit to a certain amount of smug satisfaction when my coworkers found out my concerns about the geese in our parking lot was not unfounded. I told them I grew up next to a woman who rai...
by pkcommando
Mon Feb 25, 2019 4:53 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Homemade caramels
Replies: 31
Views: 3828

Re: Homemade caramels

There's a caramel maker near me that does flavors like single malt (with actual scotch), curried butternut squash, and basil/cayenne. All of them, amazing.
by pkcommando
Wed Feb 20, 2019 7:44 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8671
Views: 1830205

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

We haven't had one of these in a while.

614:
w/ 1569, & 1578
woodpecker614sw.png
Alt: You're now an adult, woodpecker, so go find your own home!
by pkcommando
Fri Jan 25, 2019 7:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2103: "Midcontinent Rift System"
Replies: 28
Views: 6373

Re: 2103: "Midcontinent Rift System"

cellocgw wrote:// runs to buy hectares of farmland, to be re-sold as "about to be waterfront" homes.

Any plan endorsed by Lex Luthor is a plan I can get behind.
by pkcommando
Thu Jan 17, 2019 11:48 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15151
Views: 2664326

Re: In other news... (humorous news items)

addams wrote:
dubsola wrote:Fuck the egg. They should have done it with the big cow.
Nah...
The egg has eleggant simplicity.

FTFY
by pkcommando
Wed Jan 16, 2019 12:17 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15151
Views: 2664326

Re: In other news... (humorous news items)

There's also merch now.
by pkcommando
Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2097: "Thor Tools"
Replies: 39
Views: 9074

Re: 2097: "Thor Tools"

Which would have better helped him aim for the head?

Also - where does the sonic screwdriver fit on this? Someone has to ask this. (Okay, maybe not, but it's being asked anyway.)
by pkcommando
Fri Jan 04, 2019 1:14 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15151
Views: 2664326

Re: In other news... (humorous news items)

Apparently Just-Eat/UberEats/Deliveroo is contracted to provide passage across the English Channel . (Which one is it with the flying-mopeds ad on telly, ATM?) *facepalm* From article: On Wednesday, Transport Secretary Chris Grayling said the government had "looked very carefully" at the ...
by pkcommando
Mon Dec 24, 2018 4:26 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Doctor Whom
Replies: 4990
Views: 760857

Re: Doctor Whom

My assumption at the time was that it was simply having a companion not played by Billie Piper that prompted the backlash. It's entirely possible that Freema Agyeman's appearance also played a part - personally, I preferred Martha to Rose - and still give her credit for being the only nuWho Compani...
by pkcommando
Wed Dec 19, 2018 12:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2086: "History Department"
Replies: 23
Views: 6311

Re: 2086: "History Department"

Flumble wrote:What's happened in 2018 anyway?

You know, stuff. The usual.
by pkcommando
Mon Nov 26, 2018 7:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2077: "Heist"
Replies: 40
Views: 8072

Re: 2077: "Heist"

At least it's one of the nicer heists and they didn't just kill/incapacitate him outright to get his key(card).
by pkcommando
Wed Nov 14, 2018 11:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2071: "Indirect Detection"
Replies: 29
Views: 9152

Re: 2071: "Indirect Detection"

Two of my friends on Facebook frequently post self-affirming memes about how other people can't tear you down and cut those people out of your life and you're better than all those drama queens. One of them, I know the other side all too well. I know that SHE is the drama in everyone else's life, a...
by pkcommando
Wed Oct 31, 2018 5:33 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8671
Views: 1830205

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

All credit for this really belongs to cellocgw

You're welcome, cellocgw

2066:
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Alt: There were actually some good reasons for those laws, but IMO they now do more harm than good. Which begs the question: If there's a ballot measure to strike them down, how can I resist the urge to take a picture of my "yes" vote?
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by pkcommando
Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:56 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15151
Views: 2664326

Re: In other news... (humorous news items)


Just wait until you get a St Francis of Assisi - his Animal Swarm is practically a Game Breaker.
by pkcommando
Wed Oct 24, 2018 6:38 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8671
Views: 1830205

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Since we haven't had one in a while. An old favorite of many here.

169:
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Alt: Black Hat Guy isn't joking.

"Slightly worse" and "high-octane Nightmare fuel" are synonyms, right?
by pkcommando
Thu Oct 18, 2018 12:26 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Doctor Whom
Replies: 4990
Views: 760857

Re: Doctor Whom

I do find it a bit odd that Sexy just decided to change her own desktop instead of waiting for the Doctor to ask for the change, though. It was the same as the 10-11 switch, too, though. 11 was locked out of the TARDIS while it was "rebuilding" (11's words) during Eleventh Hour and he had...
by pkcommando
Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2056: Horror Movies
Replies: 57
Views: 11110

Re: 2056: Horror Movies

da Doctah wrote:Stand by the side of the road and watch a bunch of trucks and people in uniforms walk by. How is that fun?

Thank You! Someone else finally says it.
by pkcommando
Mon Sep 24, 2018 7:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2050: "6/6 Time"
Replies: 73
Views: 12127

Re: 2050: "6/6 Time"

But why bother with such complicated concepts as AM or PM? The 6/6 standard is not simple enough. i offer you a much better 6/6 standard. in my standard there is no AM/PM, just the value. And the sun still rises at 6 and sets at 6. ... Because it's always 6. 6 all the time. Think of it: just the 6,...
by pkcommando
Fri Sep 21, 2018 6:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2049: "Unfulfilling Toys"
Replies: 52
Views: 10424

Re: 2049: "Unfulfilling Toys"

How about a pre-assembled, fully glued, LEGO set?
by pkcommando
Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:33 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Controversial opinions about food
Replies: 1101
Views: 231895

Re: Controversial opinions about food

Anyhow. I wish brown sauce were a thing in the US, because if it's like Worcestershire sauce without actually *being* that, then maybe it is both vegetarian and actually interesting and worth putting on food. For the Boston-area, you can get brown sauce at any of the Irish markets: Greenhill's &...
by pkcommando
Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:53 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: The Darker Side of the News
Replies: 4625
Views: 723372

Re: The Darker Side of the News

But are all members of the Russian military criminals?
by pkcommando
Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:43 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15151
Views: 2664326

Re: In other news... (humorous news items)

And if you buy a second lottery ticket, your odds of winning increase by 100%!
by pkcommando
Mon Aug 13, 2018 6:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2032: "Word Puzzles"
Replies: 47
Views: 10383

Re: 2032: "Word Puzzles"

Tungsten wrote:Panama!

That doesn't look like it will fit. It's 87 letters, starting with a 'J', and there's a 'Q' for the 85th, with an 'L' and an 'X' in the middle.
by pkcommando
Wed Aug 01, 2018 7:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2027: "Lightning Distance"
Replies: 44
Views: 8373

Re: 2027: "Lightning Distance"

If you're in a situation like the comic, where the lightning bolt persists long enough to have an entire conversation about it, a call to your religious professional may be required, to see if there was an Armageddon scheduled. That's a paranoid conclusion. I think it's much more likely that you've...
by pkcommando
Thu Jul 26, 2018 10:37 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2024: "Light Hacks"
Replies: 18
Views: 5008

Re: 2024: "Light Hacks"

Is he suggesting they have small Dyson spheres at Ikea, or just describing reflective lampshades? I don't know about Dyson Spheres (I didn't see any, on my first visit to one, just a couple of weeks ago), but they've definitely got a Hilbert Curve! You were probably looking in the Lighting section ...
by pkcommando
Wed Jul 25, 2018 4:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2024: "Light Hacks"
Replies: 18
Views: 5008

Re: 2024: "Light Hacks"

Life Hack: Grocery stores let you take food home that you can eat later when you give them money.

Life Hack: You can avoid damaging your eyes by not staring directly into the sun.
by pkcommando
Mon Jun 18, 2018 7:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2008: "Irony Definition"
Replies: 18
Views: 5187

Re: 2008: "Irony Definition"

In what way is this comic like 10,000 spoons when all you need is a knife?
by pkcommando
Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2003: "Presidential Succession"
Replies: 72
Views: 17382

Re: 2003: "Presidential Succession"

dtilque wrote:My thought: just skip #2 through #7.

ETA: more thoughts: add billionaires who own their own spaceship company immediately after #8.

Then the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Champion. That title clearly deserves a much higher spot on the list.

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